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British Airways is using a new applications testing platform to check the performance of new and existing apps over its disparate worldwide network.
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Encouraging kids to think in pictures and words can free up their creativity and language skills as they write.
Writing skills and drawing skills hold hands together for visual learners.
The Boeing 777 family is a complete family of jetliners that is preferred by passengers and airlines around the world...
This aircraft could end up being another DC3.
The market-leading 777 family consists of five passenger models, with the ability to fly point-to-point nonstop to bypass crowded and busy hub airports, and a freighter model...
Boeing is still the best.
As the search for MH370 enters its third week, authorities get their most tantalizing clue yet with photos showing a possible debris field. Finding wreckage would allow them to begin piecing together, literally and figuratively, just what happened.
We may never know what eventually happened on board the day this aircraft was illegally seized. Blaming the pilots may be an assumption too far, 'might it be possible that they died rather than hand their aircraft over to people unknown? I am sure almost no effort will be spared to get to the bottom of this, but it will almost certainly involve some very serious deep water recovery...
AZFamily Aviation schools prepare for boom in drone jobs AZFamily Aaron Gabrielson and Andrew Regenhard, aviation students at the University of North Dakota and self-proclaimed video-game junkies, could just as well be sitting on a couch playing...
Well, it took a while to filter through but it is here. The USAF trains more UAS pilots than conventional ones at intervals. Question is, to what standard should these people be trained - how far do you go?
The next most popular device maker among small to medium-sized businesses, Samsung, holds just 12% of the market. ;
I wonder how the MS Surface will fare in the face of this, I refer of course to the use of the iPad on flight decks worldwide. Is it American Airlines who now use the Surface - it must be a lonely place to be... swimming against the tide. Increasingly iBooksAuthor is being used to generate training content, I wonder what MS use to create media rich learning environments?
Quite staggering. If this was MS (as was), no one would bat an eye lid.
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...
In this lesson, we offer suggestions on how to guide students through the process when writing editorials — from brainstorming a topic to publishing their work — and all the steps in between.
Persuasive writing tips for editors in the making!
How to write rightly.
US Airways tweeted out a very NSFW photo, but they're not the only airline company to screw up their social media. Ever hear of the #QantasLuxury PR disaster...
'Couldn't resist this.
10 Mind-Blowing Mobile Learning Statistics Infographic By 2015 80% of people will be accessing the Internet from mobile devices. In 2012, 65% of workers
Boeing MediaRoom (We’re opening a new aviation training campus in Moscow. Details: http://t.co/uL9FmYaLCM #Boeing)
Boeing and Airbus are both facing a challenge, how to ensure you product it operated as safely as possible in the face of highly variable pilot training standards worldwide. In todays highly automated environment, pilot currency where it relates to handling skills are highly topical... This is a creeping problem - a real challenge for the future.
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.