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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 81 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 81 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning
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US college ranking launched by Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education has announced plans for a new and pioneering college ranking for America - underpinned by the launch this week of a major national student engagement survey.

Learning Easy Holding Limited Recruits Curriculum & Instructional Design Manager - Press Release - Digital Journal

Learning Easy Holding Limited secures the expertise of a new Curriculum/Instructional Design manager.

Supreme Court Justice Designs Video Game About Civics

Civics is the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. There is debate and concern in the U.S. about whether schools are neglecting teaching civics. Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor wants to change that. So she started a project to teach civics through video games.

Online learning, how tech is motivating learners to stay connected

Online learning has been adopted by corporations globally. It is considered to be an important medium for imparting training for their employees recognising factors such as ease of learning, costs involved and standardisation of content. Many organisations have invested millions of dollars in creating content with features such as gamification and simulations in order to motivate the learners.

E-Learning, E-Commerce and E-Health: How Internet Connectivity Is Transforming Lives Across the Globe - Diplomatic Courier

The rise of Internet connectivity is transforming lives across the globe, with sweeping benefits for growth, jobs and prosperity more widespread by the day. Over three billion people are now connected to the Internet, with numbers predicted to rise to over six billion by 2020, according to a recent State of Broadband report.

5 Steps for Veterans to Choose an Online Bachelor's Program

Experts say veterans should determine whether the online program is accredited and offers veterans staff support. When it comes to choosing an online bachelor's program, veterans should - just like any other prospective student - look for qualities such as flexibility and student-faculty interaction, experts say.

GCC to host statewide eLearning conference

How can colleges support student success in online courses? That is just one topic to be discussed at Greenfield Community College on Thursday, June 2, when about 220 educators from Massachusetts public community colleges and universities gather for the 11th annual Conference on eLearning. Theconference is sponsored by Massachusetts Colleges Online.

Leadership In Online Classrooms: In eLearning, Everyone Is A Leader

It is important for both students and teachers to develop and practice leadership in online classrooms to make eLearning environments rewarding and effective. This article will consider some of the key ways this can be achieved.

VetTechTrek is creating an e-learning platform to help veterans build careers in the tech industry

VetTech is a nonprofit founded last year with the goal of helping military veterans network with the technology industry. Over the 12 months they have worked towards this goal by hosting multiple "treks" that brought over 150 veterans and spouses to meet with veterans who work at more than 50 technology startups in New York and Silicon Valley.

Augmented Reality, Big Data and Other E-learning Trends

77 percent of American companies rely on online e-learning programs. Throughout 2016, the focus will be on improving the available learning management systems and methods to maximize its ease and efficiency. Here are the top 8 trends in e-learning to look out for in 2016: Mixing work and play is the basis of gamification in e-learning.

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