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Sunday, May 8, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 60 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 60 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning
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Become appraisal-ready through differentiated e-learning

If you have a career that involves coding, data analytics, business intelligence, data warehousing, or even mobile software development, it is mind-boggling to keep pace with changing technologies, frameworks and solutions. By the time you finish one project in say, Android Marshmallow, you have to master Android N before you can begin your new project.

Videogames against malaria: Learn through playing

Shoot bubbles while helping research against malaria? It is possible with MalariaSpot Bubbles, an online game that launches on April 25, World Malaria Day. Players analyze digitalized images of parasites to differentiate between the five species that cause malaria. They do it while having fun shooting at mosquitoes and bubbles.

10 Big Data Books To Boost Your Career - InformationWeek

People with big data and data science skills are some of the most sought after professionals because demand is outstripping supply. Here are 10 books that can help you learn everything about the emerging field and the tools you will need to conquer it.

Digitalization of corporate learning: do companies have some catching up to do?

Results of eLearning Journal's study, "Workplace Learning". Old habits and attitudes are creating a certain amount of inertia, which in turn is proving a hindrance to optimal and target-oriented knowledge transfer for operational purposes. That is the conclusion of a survey of 774 companies within the relevant sectors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, carried out by eLearning Journal in its annual eLearning Benchmarking Study.

University Learning Store offers a notable evolution in higher education

Jobs nowadays highlight the changing profile of companies and workers as employment refocuses on the emerging face of an increasingly global workforce. Competency based employment progressively challenges the reality of a long time paradigm that is no longer a right fit in today's over all job market.

Professors hate online education. To save colleges, they have to learn to love it.

Like many professors, Henry C. Lucas was skeptical of online education. Lucas, now the chair of the decision, operations and information technologies department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, now believes it's essential.

Is Online Summer School Right for Your Child?

As the captain of the U.S. diving team and Team USA's best hope for a medal in men's diving at the Rio Olympic Games in August, 11th-grader Jordan Windle is going to have an extremely busy summer. But amid the practicing, the media appearances, the Olympic trials and then the games, Windle is also planning to take summer school.

7 steps to success for military troops who want to attend college online

Study in your barracks in your spare time. Finish that degree before you've even demobbed. Go to class in your pajamas. Online education has its merits. "Online provides more flexibility for someone on active duty as well as those with full-time jobs," said retired Army Lt. Col.

Adapting towards blended learning

The success of e-learning depends on a learner's maturity, because, as opposed to instructor-led training, e-learning practices put higher dependence on self-paced learning. The pedagogy in ancient India, though reflects various modes of learning, is heavily skewed towards the skills and capability of the teacher. Reverse communication path within classroom teaching has never been explored.

The Best of eLearning in April 2016

April showers bring... free eBooks, around the Trivantis® Headquarters. Here in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Trivantis team has been busy creating great resources to help you in your eLearning development as we approach May. But before this month ends, read on to get the scoop on our latest free eBook download, along with the eLearning articles that we've been reading in April.

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