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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 52 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 52 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

15 Reasons Why Online Training Benefits Both Employees & Businesses

We've gotten to the point where we realize that in order to have a successful career, we must embrace learning as a lifelong initiative. School, in the traditional sense, might end when we leave high school or college, but that doesn't mean we should give up on learning.

Teachers mine student data to improve performance

Teachers in the Marlborough Public Schools could soon have easier access to a wealth of data on students in their class.The district is piloting what it calls a "data dashboard" that would give teachers access to students' test scores and home language and other relevant information to help them understand students' successes and opportunities for growth."It's a one-page summary of everything you would want to know about the student," said Maureen

Millennials and learning preferences

IT IS OFTEN cited that the median age of Filipinos is 23. This means that for the foreseeable future, most of the new hires and young professionals will be in this growing age group. This fact presents new challenges and opportunities, among them ensuring the proper training and development of these so-called "millennials."

Online Learning - Advantages and Disadvantages

Nowadays it is possible to do almost anything online. Internet has enhanced and changed every aspect of our lives, and now it is making inroads into the world of education. Online education and classes are not just a buzz; they are a new technology that is making a difference for teachers as well as students.

Is Online Tutoring the Future of Personalized Learning? (EdSurge News)

In celebration of their daughter's birth, Mark Zuckerberg recently announced he would be donating a significant portion of an approximated $45 billion to developing personalized learning. But the Zuckerbergs are not the only people putting money or effort towards developing better learning systems. In 2015, edtech businesses raised $2.7 billion, a figure that more than triples the $800 million raised in 2011.

Siri ... Please Stick to Just Being a Catalyst | Higher Ed Beta

The heart and soul of the raging debate about online education is the fundamental question of its role and value. This boils down to whether technological innovation will ultimately displace traditional modes of teaching and learning or act as a supplement to it.

The Back on Track Study: Using Online Courses for Credit Recovery

Students who fail Algebra I in their first year of high school are significantly less likely to graduate than students who succeed in the course. Recently, online learning has emerged as a popular strategy for providing students with the opportunity to recover course credit.

Financial Aid Mistakes Students Should Avoid

By Ryan Laspina Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS Even though the school you wish to attend will create a financial aid package of a certain amount for you, it doesn't mean that it will be the absolute final amount of financial aid you will be able to receive.

StemEZ Offers Free Open Online Learning and Teaching Resources of STEM Subjects |

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA: Human learning involves brain programming and this is a process that involves an individual learning at his own pace and in the proper sequence beginning from simple to increasing complex. Learning by listening to classroom or videotaped lectures is incomparable to solving problems on home assignments.

Online learning falls short without teacher-student interaction: study

Photo by Michelle Kanaar A study by two prestigious research groups found that Chicago public high school students who failed Algebra 1 and retook the course online were less likely to pass than students who retook the course in a traditional classroom setting.

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