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E-Learning: A worldwide perspective | #Knowledg...

E-Learning: A worldwide perspective | #Knowledg... | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
A few days ago, I mentioned in my Linkedin group that I was reading the Himalayan Times which had an article about digital technologies and e-learning with education in Nepal. Think about that for ...
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Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner

Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Lets be honest – Learning is not always an activity we look forward to. Trainings can be monotonous, especially in the context of ‘pure’ technology-aided learning. You do not have an instructor
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How Technology is Changing the Future of Learning - Resources Shared at #ASTDTN | David KellyDavid Kelly

How Technology is Changing the Future of Learning - Resources Shared at #ASTDTN | David KellyDavid Kelly | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
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Includes links to many interesting and thought-provoking articles.  Recommended.

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MOOC: Stop Complaining and Just Enjoy Them!

MOOC: Stop Complaining and Just Enjoy Them! | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are not for everyone, but everyone can benefit from them if willing to keep an open mind. Stop overanalyzing revolutionary ideas within education and stop searching for the “magic bullet.”
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For your reading pleasure:  More on MOOCs.

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Not your Father’s LMS: The How and Why of Millennial Workforce Learning

Not your Father’s LMS: The How and Why of Millennial Workforce Learning | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
As a father to four sons who are growing up as part of the millennial generation (those born from 1981...
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Gamifying Learning

Find resources at List.ly/list/DF3-game-based-learning-and-gamification and ShellyTerrell.com
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High level information, but some good ideas and quotes.

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Police are getting online multiple choice questionnaires to prepare them for domestic abuse. Is it effective? [Y/N]

Only 8 out of 43 police forces deal appropriately with domestic abuse in England and Wales. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of the Constabulary have looked at just how the police are being trained to deal with it better.
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MOOCs and disruption - An interview with the FutureLearn CEO

MOOCs and disruption - An interview with the FutureLearn CEO | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
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An interview with FutureLearn CEO Simon Nelson “to discuss all things digital and find out what drives him forward in his current quest to democratise education.”

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15 Interesting Ways to use Google Maps to Support Learning

15 Interesting Ways to use Google Maps to Support Learning | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
As many of you will know I am a bit of a map nerd and have always enjoyed peering down at the Earth through a map or using tools like Google Earth and Maps.

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Using Google Maps is Good if done effectively.

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love google maps

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Gaze Into The Future Of Learning With Clark Quinn

Gaze Into The Future Of Learning With Clark Quinn | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
In this exclusive interview with Learnnovators, Clark Quinn shares his insights on the significance of innovation for businesses to succeed. He explains the importance of contextual and experiential learning, and offers his recommendations for integrating mobile strategies into organizational L&D. His advice to learning designers for scaling up to meet the challenges of designing informal and social learning is invaluable. Read on…
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Many valuable insights provided worth reading and thinking about.  Recommended.

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How Can Teachers Assess Students’ Understanding Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

How Can Teachers Assess Students’ Understanding Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
The How Can Teachers Assess Students' Understanding Infographic refers to Gagne’s 8th event of instruction and suggests 27 ways that will help teachers to a

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It would be interesting to test these in on-line settings. How different would that be from traditional.

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Wow..this is crayz...how are teachers going to Students understanding ???

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Why Playful Learning Is The Key To Prosperity

Why Playful Learning Is The Key To Prosperity | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
In order for our global society to develop solutions to pressing problems in an increasingly technology-driven and constantly changing world, we need to re-train our workforce to do what machines can’t: to be enterprising, independent and strategic thinkers—to be purposeful creators. This starts with changing the way students, especially the youngest ones, [...]
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Thought-provoking and not a little disturbing.  Worth a look.

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The Ultimate e-Learning Checklist: 10 Questions to Ask

The Ultimate e-Learning Checklist: 10 Questions to Ask | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Whether you're new to e-Learning or a pro developer, you can use an e-Learning checklist to help you stay on track. Make sure you're not missing any course essentials, so your online training program is a success!
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I'm very leery of anything touting itself as "the ultimate" but this does contain some useful things to think about when developing eLearning.

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More Progressive Ways to Measure Deeper Level of Learning

More Progressive Ways to Measure Deeper Level of Learning | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
How do we measure learning beyond knowledge of content? Finding that winning combination of criteria can prove to be a complicated and sometimes difficult process. Schools that are pushing boundaries are learning that it takes time, a lot of conversation, and a willingness to let students participate in that evaluation.
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What Works In Education And How Do We Know?

What Works In Education And How Do We Know? | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
What Works In Education And How Do We Know?
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Raises issues worth thinking about and addressing.

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New Compilation of Articles on the Flipped Classroom | Inside Higher Ed

New Compilation of Articles on the Flipped Classroom | Inside Higher Ed | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it

Inside Higher Edis today releasing a free compilation of articles and essays -- in print-on-demand format -- about the flipped classroom.




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Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People?

Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People? | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Recent studies of MOOC completion rates and participation indicate that students with some college experience already do better.
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Another point of view on MOOCs.

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Use Perfect Learning Objectives To Boost The Quality of your e-Learning

Use Perfect Learning Objectives To Boost The Quality of your e-Learning | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
The best way to create terrible e-Learning is to dump content in an authoring tool (as if it was PowerPoint) add some questions and call it a course. Everybody knows (or should know) that learning development starts with defining clear learning objectives. This blog post precedes the course and tool to explain to you the basics on how to create good learning objectives. 
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The Learner's Journey: A Process For Helping People Learn To Change

The Learner's Journey: A Process For Helping People Learn To Change | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
It recently occurred to me how much Hollywood can teach us about how people learn as well as change. I've adapted the model for movies to how people learn.
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Learning and Teaching Resources Released

Learning and Teaching Resources Released | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Learning and research resources from the Archives and Special Collections have been released here So far these cover: feminism and women studies, politics, race, animals and art, LGBT, war and art,...
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From the site:  “So far these cover: feminism and women studies, politics, race, animals and art, LGBT, war and art, disability, 20th century art education, and art education protest.”  There may be something that you can use here.

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How to Use the Science of Learning and Remembering in Corporate Training

How to Use the Science of Learning and Remembering in Corporate Training | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
If eLearning is a “check the box” activity, effective learning design does not matter. But what about when training directly affects business outcomes? When this is the case, instructional designers need strategies to improve both learning and remembering. Techniques such as spaced repetition, use of story, and feedback loops can help.
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The Future of Learning - YouTube

At 2Revolutions, we are partnering with forward-thinking governments, funders, nonprofits and entrepreneurs to innovate across the human capital continuum - ...
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Moving toward the "human capital continuum" via "learning integrated by design."  Worth a look.

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A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [IN...

A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [IN... | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
But here’s the thing: the history of social media actually goes back a lot further, and its roots can be found in blogging, Google, AOL, ICQ, the beginnings of the world wide web and, perhaps surprisingly, CompuServe.
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A concise visual overview of recent social media developments.  You might find this interesting...

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Creativity and the Brain: What We Can Learn From Jazz Musicians

Creativity and the Brain: What We Can Learn From Jazz Musicians | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Research on what’s happening in the brain when jazz musicians improvise is helping shed light on the neuroscience behind creativity.
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eLearning Cyclops: Serious eLearning Manifesto

eLearning Cyclops: Serious eLearning Manifesto | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
I have got on-board and signed the Serious eLearning Manifesto. I believe it is a good blueprint for ensuring quality eLearning. For successful implementation, I believe it not only requires the commitment of eLearning ...
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Sculpt Your Brain

Sculpt Your Brain | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Sculpt Your Brain | Dynamic Learning #newsletter | http://t.co/ghA6UBCDlM via @EileenPease Book review-neuroscience to improve YOUR life
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A fascinating article on brain neuroplasticity.  Recommended.

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