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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 70 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 70 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning
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Machine learning accelerates the discovery of new materials

Researchers recently demonstrated how an informatics-based adaptive design strategy, tightly coupled to experiments, can accelerate the discovery of new materials with targeted properties, according to a recent paper published in Nature Communications.

HR news, jobs & blogs | Human resources jobs, news & events - People Management

L&D professionals have been urged to take control of their own personal development, as research reveals that just 36 per cent have a plan for how they will meet agreed business metrics in future.

Over 50% of Pandora Listeners Consider Online Classes a Top Factor in Choosing a Graduate Program

Research shows that obtaining the right graduate school degree can increase an applicant's or employee's level of competitiveness. In fact, a recent survey reveals that 27% of employers want a master's degree for positions that previously required a bachelor's degree. And, a graduate degree can also boost salaries by as much as $17,000 a year.

GaMed: Gamification of Medical Education

In a recent report, medical students report significantly higher rates of burnout when compared to age-matched fellow college graduates.1 Too often medical students lose their motivation as because of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a diminished sense of personal accomplishment. Medical students should no longer see their education as a challenge to overcome.

Stop Trying to Define Personalized Learning (EdSurge News)

WE NEED TO DEFINE PERSONALIZED LEARNING!No. No we don't.While personalized learning (PL) may be a "thing," it is not a thing.There are so many approaches... but overly ambitious definitions can nudge people to treat school design like ordering food off a menu.As of today, PL is a set of loosely-rela

Your natural brain patterns may predict how well you learn a second language (VIDEO)

Your natural brain patterns may predict how well you learn a second language (VIDEO) Saturday May 14, 201609:21 AM GMT+8 SEATTLE, May 14 - If you struggled with languages at school then a new US study may provide you with an excuse, finding that some adults learn a second language better than others thanks to the rhythms of activity in their brains.

Online Learning Landscape in Higher Education 2016 Infographic

This infographic illustrates the key topics and trends currently driving the infusion of online learning in higher education based on the most current research from across the field of higher education. The infographic highlights a number of trends that are affecting this changing landscape, including: Digital learning opportunies being quickly embraced by today's students.

Tips on Developing an Online Learning Community

Many of us as students chose to cram for exams because we thought education was a series of unavoidable hurdles that we had to jump over to achieve success and adulthood. Fast forward to today, and I never dreamed I would ever say this - learning is cool!

Adaptive Learning for Online Accounting Courses - The Cengage Learning Blog

This paper is a study of students' achievement in the Comprehensive Final Exams on online intermediate accounting courses with and without the use of adaptive learning technology. The Comprehensive Final Exam scores of courses without the adaptive learning component will be compared with those classes with integrated adaptive learning technology.

Lower Income Families Less Likely to Use Online Learning Tools

Science and Technology Society and Culture Parents looking to help their children succeed academically can access free online educational programs, games and services to help them outside the classroom. A plethora of these tools have popped up in recent years in an attempt to close the achievement gap and digital divide between the rich and poor.

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