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Monday, May 23, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 71 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 71 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning
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Create eLearning is Re-Confirmed as Meeting the ISO 9001 Quality Standard

Glasgow, United Kingdom, May 14, 2016 --( The mobile-friendly e-learning portal producer, Create eLearning, has passed its ISO 9001 surveillance audit. ISO 9001 is a quality management standard that helps organisations demonstrate that they deliver a consistent high level of service. In addition, Create eLearning has Investors in People (IIP) Silver Standard.

How Telemedicine Is Becoming a Savior in Syrian Refugee Crisis

How doctors are using telemedicine to help relieve the desperate situation in war-torn Syria. One of the worst humanitarian crisis in a generation has been unfolding in Syria over the past 5 years, and making matters worse is a severe shortage of doctors in the war zone as a result of systematic attack on hospitals and aid workers by both the Syrian government and rebel forces.

Learn More in Less Time: ADHD-Friendly Tools for Students with Attention Deficit

Let students with ADHD and LD learn more in less time when you use tools like open education resources to unlock learning. ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment information for adults and children from experts in attention deficit and learning disabilities like dyslexia.

Using MOOC Data for Your Benefit

For corporate learning departments, any course that's not a "page-turner" means wasted effort. If chief learning officers could tap into research showing how people are learning most effectively online, however, it could greatly improve learning content.

Using Student Analytics for Online Course Improvement

Many instructors feel that they need to be experts in mathematics in order to understand analytics. But according to John Vivolo, director of online and virtual learning for New York University, every faculty member can learn to use the course analytics available through their LMS to improve student learning.

Fourth-grader finds success with online school

Nine-year-old Gabe Neis had a tumultuous third-grade year at Bridgewater Elementary School. With attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia, he had trouble in the noisy atmosphere of a classroom full of nearly 30 other children. He was bullied and didn't get along with the teacher. Confidence, ability and progress withered.

The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part II

There is no doubt that technology has been growing at an extremely steep curve. Just consider mobile devices. Not only is there more variety in the type of smartphones or tablets available today, they have more functionality than they did some five years ago.

What happened to online learning?

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, where people can access learning online for free, was supposed to be the future of education. Some went so far as to call MOOCs the deathknell of traditional universities.

IAP || Book || 2016 BPOL (Best Practices in Online Learning) Forum Proceedings

Best practices are an ongoing issue of professors generally, and online instructors specifically, In order to identify and share best practices in online learning a faculty and staff committee at Nova Southeastern University was established in 2001. The Best Practices in Online Learning (BPOL) Committee sponsors a yearly forum that puts a spotlight on best practices.

Can Games Increase Student Success?

Games are a fun, interactive way to teach students. They can also help encourage students who are otherwise disengaged learners. When students feel a sense of competition and urgency, they become motivated to learn concepts so they can advance further into the game.

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