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elearn Magazine: Not Just for Students: Mobile Teacher Professional Development

elearn Magazine: Not Just for Students: Mobile Teacher Professional Development | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Mobile phones are emerging as an important professional learning vehicle for the millions of teachers who lack access to computers and technology and their use as teacher professional development tools is expanding. This article shares some examples of how simple mobile phones provide teachers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with access to content, language instruction, and curriculum. While the mobile phone is a promising tool for teacher learning, the article outlines some of the challenges associated with mobile learning and cautions against the temptation to abandon or reduce face-to-face interventions (when possible) in favor of phone-based learning.
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Checking Under the Hood: Choosing a Learning Management System - eLearning Industry

Checking Under the Hood: Choosing a Learning Management System - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
What questions should you ask when looking for a learning management system Questions For Choosing a Learning Management System.
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10 Strategies To Help Online Learners Complete An Online Program - eLearning Industry

10 Strategies To Help Online Learners Complete An Online Program - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
How To Help Online Learners Complete An Online Program. This article offers 10 strategies online programs can undertake to increase learner retention.
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Top 5 Online Learning Skills That Online Instructors Should Have - eLearning Industry

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Top 5 Online Learning Skills That Online Instructors Should Have. Check the Top 5 Online Learning Skills That A Successful Online Instructor Has.
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5 Questions To Get Started With Online Learning - eLearning Industry

5 Questions To Get Started With Online Learning - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
So, You Want to Get Started with Online Learning. Senior technology specialist Mary Burns outlines 5 questions to get you started on the e-learning journey.
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Cómo utilizar la psicología del color en el diseño de cursos eLearning

Cómo utilizar la psicología del color en el diseño de cursos eLearning | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
6 maneras en que los desarrolladores de eLearning pueden usar la psicología del color en el diseño de cursos.
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Sharing Best Practices in Professional Development for Successful Online Teachers

Sharing Best Practices in Professional Development for Successful Online Teachers | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Teachers Need Appropriate Professional Development as They Embrace the use of Online and Hybrid Learning. Just as in traditional classes, good online courses
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Why online teaching requires rigorous training (Mary Burns)

Why online teaching requires rigorous training (Mary Burns) | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Mary Burns, Education Development Center (All references appear in above link)  December 18, 2013 I am presently working in South America—a continent of gente amable, stunning vistas, and an explod...
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Staying or leaving? Designing for persistence in an online educator training programme in Indonesia

Staying or leaving? Designing for persistence in an online educator training programme in Indonesia | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
(2013). Staying or leaving? Designing for persistence in an online educator training programme in Indonesia. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning: Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 141-152.
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Backwards and in High Heels: Teaching (Well) Online

Backwards and in High Heels: Teaching (Well) Online | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
TweetWhy online teaching requires rigorous training By Mary Burns, Education Development Center I am presently working in South America—a continent of gente amable, stunning vistas, and an exploding online learning environment.  In my work with the...
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A Force to Behold

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One of the world’s leading experts on technology’s impact on society has a few words to say about the future of education and which generation is the one to watch. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero He r...
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American adults see online courses as at least equivalent in most ways | Inside Higher Ed

American adults see online courses as at least equivalent in most ways | Inside Higher Ed | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
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Helping Learners Get The Most Out Of Online Discussions - eLearning Industry

Helping Learners Get The Most Out Of Online Discussions - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
How can learners get the most out of Online Discussions? Check the Helping Learners get the most out of Online Discussions to find out more!
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Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense? - eLearning Industry

Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense? - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Choosing An Online Learning Platform: This post examines a few options for choosing an online learning platform!
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Helping Online Learners Succeed (Part 1) - eLearning Industry

Helping Online Learners Succeed (Part 1) - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Online Learners: How can we help online learners successfully complete a course of study? The first of two blog posts by Mary Burns focuses on strategies.
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Top 5 Online Learning Skills That Online Instructors Should Have - eLearning Industry

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Top 5 Online Learning Skills That Online Instructors Should Have. Check the Top 5 Online Learning Skills That A Successful Online Instructor Has.
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5 key takeaways on today's online student

5 key takeaways on today's online student | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
A new report from The Learning House offers a plethora of data on the latest trends in distance education.
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6 Critical Factors that Affect How People Learn

There are several factors that affect the learning process during eLearning courses.
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The Myths of Scaling-up

The Myths of Scaling-up | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
TweetHow misconceptions about scaling-up can hurt high-quality implementation By Mary Burns, Education Development Center Going to scale is the Holy Grail of donor-funded international education development projects.
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Working together: How teachers teach and students learn in collaborative learning environments

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Case study of collaborative learning among teachers and students in India: http://www.e-iji.net/dosyalar/iji_2014_1_2.pdf

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Backwards and in High Heels: Teaching (Well) Online

Backwards and in High Heels: Teaching (Well) Online | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
TweetWhy online teaching requires rigorous training By Mary Burns, Education Development Center I am presently working in South America—a continent of gente amable, stunning vistas, and an exploding online learning environment.  In my work with the...
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Trends | Infographic: Online Education Around the World

Trends | Infographic: Online Education Around the World | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
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Google and EdX Are Building a "YouTube for MOOCs"

Google and EdX Are Building a "YouTube for MOOCs" | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Google is teaming up with EdX, an open-source online education nonprofit started by Harvard and MIT, to create a new site that EdX’s president compared to a “YouTube for MOOCs.” The site is called mooc.org—MOOC being the unfortunate acronym for...
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