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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 83 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 83 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning
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Understanding your culture ROI

Tired of talking about employee engagement, that once-a-year survey where leaders and employees are reminded that no one enjoys coming to work? Or perhaps you have seen reports of high engagement in your teams, yet no one feels their own experience matches the strong scores?

Structured training for community pharmacy staff

Courtesy of Warman-Freed Finding the time and money to train pharmacists and pharmacy team members is not easy but there are business advantages of having well-trained staff, including a more knowledgeable and productive workforce. Investing in training and development improves customer service, raises staff morale, boosts employee retention and, subsequently, increases profits.

Free Book - E-learning with Camtasia Studio

E-learning with Camtasia Studio ($10.04 Kindle), by David B. Demyan, is free this morning, direct from Packt Publishing. Book Description With the advent of powerful Internet streaming technologies and growing adoption of e-learning as a medium for learning, Camtasia Studio is proving effective as a tool to demonstrate tasks and concepts visually.

Online Learning for HR

Compare Courses When massive open online courses-better known as MOOCs-first came on the educational scene, nobody knew whether they would be the next big thing in learning or just another quirky acronym. MOOCs are Web-based classes that are available to all, and they're often free.

Pluralsight Reveals Eight Ways Online Learning Pays Back

SALT LAKE CITY--()--Pluralsight, the global leader in online learning for technology professionals, unveiled eight ways that online learning pays back, featuring findings from a survey conducted by best practice insights and technology firm CEB, Inc. The study, which surveyed nearly 2,000 Pluralsight subscribers, identified that online learning is more effective than in-class training, providing measurable benefits to enterprises and their technical staff.

Online Engagement: Keep 'Em Hooked

Why is engagement important when it comes to live online learning? For one, retention. If a student is engaged, then they are more likely to pay attention until the end of the course. It keeps the student's eyes and ears on the screen, instead of checking email, working, or allowing for other distractions.

Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyIlona Hetsevich

According to the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), over the last 12 years the number of students enrolled in online courses increased by 263%. [ Source] There is no doubt the trend is here to stay and it would be quite irrational to stick to the classroom-based teaching and not to move online where your students are.

Design Thinking Projects in Online Learning Environments

I do a good bit of design thinking research related to learning design and and I've found design thinking to be a useful process for student work in online courses. More specifically, I find that design thinking provides a framework for personalized creativity and innovative thinking by students.

What's It Like to Teach Middle School Online?

First Person "How do you teach middle school science online?" I get that question a lot and answering it isn't always quick, easy, or painless. I love my job teaching for Insight School of Kansas and Kansas Virtual Academy, virtual schools that are part of the K12 Inc.

Op-Ed: Why innovation-desperate higher ed needs to break its shackles - eCampus News

Outsourcing and technology adoption are booming in higher education, as student demographics change and learning models evolve. There's an inherent challenge: as the complexity of delivering personalized, student-centered education increases, institutions run the risk of ceding their independence to outside entities in the name of innovation.

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