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HEDLINE: EdSurge raises $1.5 million Series A

HEDLINE: EdSurge raises $1.5 million Series A | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Abstract Edtech news and event site EdSurge raised a $1.5 million Series A led by GSV Capital Corp. with participation of NewSchools Venture Fund, LearnCapital and a group of angel investors including Imagine K12, John Katzman and Lynda Weinman. Matthew Hanson of GSV Capital will join the... http://elearningfeeds.com/hedline-edsurge-raises-1-5-million-series-a/
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Fostering Virtual Community Enriches Healthcare e-Learning

Healthcare e-Learning can be a solitary and sometimes lonely undertaking. Helping students get to know one another, and form a community, can be beneficial during and after the class. Even if students work in the same building, they may not know each other. Taking a course together can be a... http://elearningfeeds.com/fostering-virtual-community-enriches-healthcare-e-learning/
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Article from The CITE Journal.

Article from The CITE Journal. | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
I hope you would like to read this interesting article released by CITE Journal.Don't miss this article. Cleaning Up That Mess: A Framework for Classifying Educational Apps Todd Cherner, Judy Dix, and Corey Lee Coastal Carolina University Abstract As tablet technologies continue to ... http://elearningfeeds.com/article-from-the-cite-journal/
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eLearning For Health & Safety On The Factory Floor – Avoiding Accidents During Heavy Lifting

In this post we will look at how to create an eLearning video which shows the risk faced by factory workers when lifting and hoisting heavy loads. Unlike, with sustained exposure high noise levels where the damage is apparent slowly … Continue reading →Ptak G, Clinton M, Tischner M,... http://elearningfeeds.com/elearning-for-health-safety-on-the-factory-floor-avoiding-accidents-during-heavy-lifting/
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Mobile Learning: A Designer’s Guide to Fighting Learner Distraction

One of the biggest issues in eLearning is distractions. The brain is constantly bombarded with stray thoughts even when users exert great self-control. The problem is yet more pronounced in mLearning, as devices themselves may cause distractions such as phone calls, email alerts, and the... http://elearningfeeds.com/mobile-learning-a-designers-guide-to-fighting-learner-distraction/
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The student from hell!

I’ve been hearing lately about people dealing with the student from hell. You know the one … constantly complaining wants to be handheld posts or emails way too much wants more and more of you can’t say a nice thing This is typical of any classroom and course, and as... http://elearningfeeds.com/the-student-from-hell/
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Reflections on “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League” [William Deresiewicz]

  Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League — from newrepublic.com by William Deresiewicz The nation’s top colleges are turning our kids into zombies Excerpts: I taught many wonderful young people during my years in the Ivy League—bright, thoughtful, creative kids whom it was ... http://elearningfeeds.com/reflections-on-dont-send-your-kid-to-the-ivy-league-william-deresiewicz/
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How to effectively use the top 9 social networks

How to effectively use the top 9 social networks | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Let’s say you’re running a small business, a blog, or just trying to build awareness of a project you’re working on. Whether you’re a teacher, student, ent Source: dailygenius.com See on Scoop.it – InformationCommunication (ICT) http://elearningfeeds.com/how-to-effectively-use-the-top-9-social-networks/
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What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure

What Elite Athletes Can Teach You About Dealing With Pressure | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
How do competitors deliver top performance when so much is riding on a single movement? Source: www.entrepreneur.com See on Scoop.it – Educational News and Web Tools http://elearningfeeds.com/what-elite-athletes-can-teach-you-about-dealing-with-pressure/
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E-learning vs E-working

E-learning vs E-working | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Remote vs on site This will be a short post today just pointing out a hypocrisy that was made apparent to me recently when I responded to an advert for e-learning contractors at a well-know university. I emailed the project leader to ask about remote working, as I am not located near the... http://elearningfeeds.com/e-learning-vs-e-working/
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E-learning Benefits for an Organization

E-learning Benefits for an Organization | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
According to Workforce.com, 73% of employee training in Fortune 500 companies is delivered via online methods and according to eLearning.com, 77% of American firms are already using eLearning. This shows that eLearning is being accepted as a convenient and cost-effective method for... http://elearningfeeds.com/e-learning-benefits-for-an-organization/
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Thinglink Video for educators

Get a sneak peek at the new Thinglink Many of you have undoubtedly heard of Thinglink’s new video service, where you can embed links, text, images, videos and audio directly into videos. We tried it out last week for our iPad case review article, and the finished product looks a little... http://elearningfeeds.com/thinglink-video-for-educators/
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The New and Improved Trainer Toolbox: Part 1

The New and Improved Trainer Toolbox: Part 1 | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
In this two-part blog post, Shannon Tipton details 10 things every L&D person should know how to do. Part 1 covers blogging, using Dropbox and Evernote, developing a PLN, curating and sharing information, and sending large files.  Click here to read full version. http://elearningfeeds.com/the-new-and-improved-trainer-toolbox-part-1/
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Using Graphic Design to Help Tell it All

Using Graphic Design to Help Tell it All | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
When we speak of graphics, we’re looking at visual representations of items we’re talking about in the content, or text, of our training. Such items can be colorful, full of variety, and can be anything including symbols, icons, stock photographs, graphs, and much more. Basically, you want to dra... http://elearningfeeds.com/using-graphic-design-to-help-tell-it-all/
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Ultimate List of Online Course Providers

Ultimate List of Online Course Providers | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Chances are that at some point you have considered taking an online course (or perhaps you already have). The process for finding the right course is similar for most people, which goes something like: 1. Open a browser 2. Go to Google 3. Search for “topic” +online course Naturally,... http://elearningfeeds.com/ultimate-list-of-online-course-providers/
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What the Bert?

Funny how something that originated as a joke among friends can become an overnight e-learning sensation. Last week, Jackie Van Nice responded to David Anderson’s e-learning challenge to create an learning experience primarily using video footage from a Smartphone. She bravely rose to the c... http://elearningfeeds.com/what-the-bert/
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[Video] How to Insert HTML5 Files into Adobe Captivate 8

[Video] How to Insert HTML5 Files into Adobe Captivate 8 | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
I’m here to walk you through how to insert HTML5 files, like Game Templates and Interaction Templates, to work with Adobe Captivate 8. Keep in mind, HTML5 files can come from several different sources. For this tutorial, I am going to use HTML5 files from Adobe Edge Animate that I have ... http://elearningfeeds.com/video-how-to-insert-html5-files-into-adobe-captivate-8/
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Off the shelf courses: Best practices for using them

Off the shelf courses: Best practices for using them | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
This post is the second part in a series on the subject of off the shelf courses. If you missed the first part please check out this post on ‘Getting elearning courses off the ground with off the shelf courses”. In this post we would like to answer a common question: in using off the shelf cou... http://elearningfeeds.com/off-the-shelf-courses-best-practices-for-using-them/
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Summertime Tips for Parents Who Work From Home

Summertime Tips for Parents Who Work From Home | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
The summer of 2014 marks my first summer working full-time from home. Everyone tells me how lucky I am to work remotely—and they’re right. Yet as summer approached, one thing concerned me. You see, summer means that two people who were previously at school all day are now “working from home” as ... http://elearningfeeds.com/summertime-tips-for-parents-who-work-from-home/
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Excellent #Quote For Teachers! #LiveTheDream

Excellent #Quote For Teachers! #LiveTheDream | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
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Creating Syllabi –What do you need to do? What’s Required?

Creating Syllabi –What do you need to do? What’s Required? | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
We’ve written quite a lot at ProfHacker about syllabus and course design. This roundup of posts focuses on the basics of syllabus creation. Source: chronicle.com See on Scoop.it – Educational Books and Scholarly Articles http://elearningfeeds.com/creating-syllabi-what-do-you-need-to-do-whats-required/
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Keep Them Learning All Summer Long (3 of 3)

Keep Them Learning All Summer Long (3 of 3) | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Enrichment Activities for Families This is part three of a three-part FLVS Virtual Voice blog series about enriching activities that will keep students learning all summer long. Part one shared enriching opportunities that can be found at your local public library. Part two focused on... http://elearningfeeds.com/keep-them-learning-all-summer-long-3-of-3/
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3 Ways to Get Your E-learning Feedback from Multiple Stakeholders

3 Ways to Get Your E-learning Feedback from Multiple Stakeholders | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
E-learning developers and stakeholders or SMEs need to work together to ensure the success of any eLearning course. Implementing the client’s feedback is a very crucial step in the development of the eLearning course. This info-graphic points to the different and effective ways to get the... http://elearningfeeds.com/3-ways-to-get-your-e-learning-feedback-from-multiple-stakeholders/
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Posting Your Final Results in an E-mail Using Articulate Storyline

Posting Your Final Results in an E-mail Using Articulate Storyline | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Most small business units conduct operations manually. These organizations may not be in a position to afford an LMS. So, is there a way by which we can send the scores through email to training managers? Yes, we can, using Articulate Storyline. Let’ see how. Step 1: First, create a... http://elearningfeeds.com/posting-your-final-results-in-an-e-mail-using-articulate-storyline/
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On Being Selective

It’s only been a few mere months since I took my business full-time, and one of the best things that has come of it has been that I’m able to be selective, capture my dream clients, and increase my overall work life happiness. When I put together my presentation on How to Build Your... http://elearningfeeds.com/on-being-selective/
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Cultivate Culture For An Effective Workplace

Cultivate Culture For An Effective Workplace | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Every employer wants to increase employee retention as much as possible. Turnover costs money and resources, and knowing how to not just attract but also retain top talent has become a major focus of HR and management efforts. Fortunately, cultivating a productive and happy workplace is much... http://elearningfeeds.com/cultivate-culture-for-an-effective-workplace/
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