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With fall just around the corner, it’s a good time to sharpen our eLearning skills and get ready for the inevitable end of year push for eLearning.
Pacing a lesson so its nearly seamless takes expertise and practice -- and can be one of the greatest challenges for new teachers. For those more seasoned out there, here's a scenario many of us can
Interesting aviation: airplane facts, aviation facts, aircraft facts
Just a little light releif, if looks as though it was the navigator who was partially ejected, the pilot sits on the left by convention. Happy to be corrected but... You couldn't reach anything in the cockpit from that position. Whether this has been changed in the case of the Intruder. Hi fives and Balls of Steel, but who could leave their buddy behind - what a choice to face? Well done guys, 8/9 lives left?
Cultural institutions are offering open online training sessions, virtual activities, and tech-enhanced projects to bring the subject alive in the nation's schools. (RT @ewrobelen: Museums, researchers shifting to online #science education outreach.
Excitement and vision have to be part of education, who could doubt this. Imaginations need to be fired, a textbook does this for some, but how do we build better launchpads for tommorrows thinkers, designers, artists, scientists, writers .. . .
Air traffic controllers are using NextGen procedures to deconflict traffic between airports, and increase flight operations.
You are never alone when teaching online. As a writer and teacher, I'm here to share my experiences and insights so that you will not hit the ground. We
Seems to me these apply to teaching in any venue.
For the creative teacher//trainer, this app building tool is well worth a much closer look.
There are a number of important tips for helping make students better at sharing online. From authenticity to slowing down, these are important.
A focused piece of quality advice... I would just gently query the choice of the word 'make' in the header.
There is a lot of excitement surrounding the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, but for such a headset to show off its true potential the wearer needs to be able to move around. [...]
The promise of VR is considerable, the immersive learning environments that might sprout from these tools will litterally take us to places we have yet to conceive. Fancy a punt?
When it comes to the future of work and collaboration I've worked with and researched hundreds of companies. Collaboration is indeed a top priority for many business leaders but knowing what makes organizations successful can be a tricky thing.
Collaboration - the magic ingredient?
"There is not a writer in our classrooms today who will not be producing something with a digital writing tool in her or his lifetime." -- Troy Hicks Troy Hicks frequently uses the words "intentiona (RT @edutopia: "Teach the writer, then the writing,...
Digital writing is here today. This article shares how to work with students to switch back and forth from informal to formal writing.
Digital writing is not a choice but a must!
Advent of highly mobile and powerful electronic devices has made m-Learning a reality. Let us look at ultimate learning experience through mLearning.Read more ›
Pressure on our regular time avialability has forced us to look again at the 'dead time well' that we all have. But when does the brain have an opportunity to kick-back and process? Mobile learning is great for anytime, anywhere though...
Are you a company that considers developing an eLearning course to train your human resources? Would you be interested to know what are the most common mistakes in the development of an eLearning course?
MIAMI, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) projects the commercial aviation industry will need more than one million new pilots and technicians to support the expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades. Projected pilot demand is increasing worldwide, as is demand for technicians in some regions.
The Boeing outlook indicates that by 2032 the world will require:
498,000 new commercial airline pilots and 556,000 new commercial airline maintenance technicians.
I just learned about this fantastic video from a tweet by Tom Whitby in which Ashly Cross provided a detailed explanation of what teachers and educators need to know about Twitter in order to tap...
I select this as it is very topical within a module I am completing at the moment. Twitter is a fantastic tool, you just have to know how to get the best out of it for YOUR purposes.
Fatigue during flight operations challenge for aviation sector Economic Times NEW DELHI: Human fatigue among pilots and air hostesses has become a major challenge for the aviation sector as it results in their performance going below required...
'Being tired' is something we still don't fully understand, as simple as that sounds. The difference between a few days of heavy work and a timezone jumping roster flown for a decade is something you must do to fully appreciate its effects long term. We take these affects out on the line with us every day - we better understand how to manage them because the regulators don't. They understand what they are being told by politicians being advised by those who see their numbers, but can't get their head around the longer term consequences.
A suggested but not exhaustive list of possible applications that may help foster 21st Century Skills in today's language learners.
LOVE IT! I think I need to use this at work with staff and parents
Why is social media important for leaders? Social media allows leaders to extend their influence.
In the rough and tumble of daily action, as a leader it's tough to get to the bottom of issue like communication with your people through the use of Social Media. SM provides visibilit to those who look and listen to it, but consider message content and structure carefully before pressing 'send'. Obvious I know, but we have all seen the train wrecks...
On the theme of rapid authoring, these apps and those that follow might place considerable power into the hands of individual educators. As long as 'rapid' doesn't mean 'cheap and tacky', who enjoys using those?
Though the Oculus Rift is still in development kit mode at the moment, and there aren’t too many in the wild, we have still seen people harness its power for a variety of [...]
What the military have today, we should have not long afterwards. Unmanned Aircraft Systems have a huge role to play in all kinds of peaceful fields, this kind of interface between man and machine solves a number of problems of positioning, command and control. Getting the authorities to sanction/certificate these systems as they emerge may be challenging of course.
There was a time when higher education was synonymous with huge amounts of debt and living in poverty, but the advent of online education programs has caused us to rethink our approach towards education.
The question is far too much of a 'blanket' to be answered in a short post, but it must be one on the lips of many.
Independent news source & thought center for the online education community.
Adaptive learning has to be part of the learning equation if your students are to respect their platform and their relationship with it. The heavy hitters got invloved long ago.