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Fueling a Personalized Blended Learning Revolution Infographic

Fueling a Personalized Blended Learning Revolution Infographic | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
The Fueling a Personalized Blended Learning Revolution Infographic examines how personalized, blended learning can improve access to high-quality learning opportunities for secondary students and provides key design principles for blended learning programs. Via: gettingsmart.com http://elearningfeeds.com/fueling-a-personalized-blended-learning-revolution-infographic/
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Online-Testing Shift in States Includes Focus on College Readiness

States are rapidly moving forward with new assessments, many of which are being given online, and many of which are focused on the transition from gauging preparation for higher education. http://elearningfeeds.com/online-testing-shift-in-states-includes-focus-on-college-readiness/
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FNMI Literacy Resources in the SCDSB Literacy Baskets

Originally posted on Mrs. McCallum's Grade 4's:Deborah McCallum:Excellent FNMI Resources Originally posted on Mrs. McCallum's Grade 4's: View original http://elearningfeeds.com/fnmi-literacy-resources-in-the-scdsb-literacy-baskets/
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KitSplit bring the sharing economy to creative technology

KitSplit bring the sharing economy to creative technology | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
One of the more interesting trends in the sharing economy has been the rise of facilities such as TechShop and Genspace.  These are fully equipped and functioning facilities for engineering and biotech research respectively, where people can pay a monthly membership and gain access to cutting ... http://elearningfeeds.com/kitsplit-bring-the-sharing-economy-to-creative-technology/
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Building Interactions in eLearning

Adding interactivity to eLearning courses has been an ongoing discussion. I frequently encounter fellow learning designers who believe the more buttons we add for learners to click besides a fancy look, the more interactive a course will be. They attribute interactivity in a course to its visual... http://elearningfeeds.com/building-interactions-in-elearning/
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Balancing Online Teaching Activities: Strategies for Optimizing Efficiency and Effectiveness

Deana M. Raffo, Thomas M. Brinthaupt, Justin G. Gardner, Lawanna S. Fisher; OJDLA Increased demands in professional expectations have required online faculty to learn how to balance multiple roles in an open-ended, changing, and relatively unstructured job. In this paper, we argue that being... http://elearningfeeds.com/balancing-online-teaching-activities-strategies-for-optimizing-efficiency-and-effectiveness/
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Gamification Harnesses the Power of Games to Motivate

By Kevin Werbach, Epoch Times Walk through any public area and you’ll see people glued to their phones, playing mobile games like Game of War and Candy Crush Saga. They aren’t alone. 59 percent of Americans play video games, and contrary to stereotypes, 48 percent of gamers are women. The US$100 ... http://elearningfeeds.com/gamification-harnesses-the-power-of-games-to-motivate/
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The End of College?

By Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed The End of College takes the long view in diagnosing a higher education business model that Carey says is desperately flawed. He goes back centuries to describe how colleges developed scattered and disjointed missions. Carey also looks forward, to how information... http://elearningfeeds.com/the-end-of-college/
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Tickle App Brings Blockly to Sphero!

Tickle App Brings Blockly to Sphero! | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
If you have an Ipad and a Sphero, download this free app now. Tickle brings the power of block-based programming to the world of connected toys and this is great news for teachers.  As a K-5 programming teacher, I want my students to study programming in a variety of contexts and Tickle... http://elearningfeeds.com/tickle-app-brings-blockly-to-sphero/
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5 Simple Ways to Make a More Engaging Course

5 Simple Ways to Make a More Engaging Course | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
You always remember your first job and the new challenges it introduced to your life, one of them being the tedious hours spent on training. On the first day of work, many of us were forced to sit through a grainy orientation video rife with corny synthesizer music and poorly executed screen... http://elearningfeeds.com/5-simple-ways-to-make-a-more-engaging-course/
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9 Vital Things You Are Forgetting Before Your eLearning Course Goes Live

9 Vital Things You Are Forgetting Before Your eLearning Course Goes Live | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Nothing is more frustrating than sending off your finished eLearning course and wishing you could have done more to make the course even better. Certainly, you don’t want to forget anything before your course goes live, that is why I’ve hand selected nine things most people forget ... http://elearningfeeds.com/9-vital-things-you-are-forgetting-before-your-elearning-course-goes-live/
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5 Things No-One Is Telling You About Learning Games

Following on from very a successful seminar session on gaming mechanics at LT15, and the subsequent LSG webinar on the same subject, one thing has become very clear – gaming in learning is a highly controversial subject. http://elearningfeeds.com/5-things-no-one-is-telling-you-about-learning-games-3/
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There’s Always Next Year Comcast (How Can eLearning Fix Bad Customer Service)

There’s Always Next Year Comcast (How Can eLearning Fix Bad Customer Service) | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
The latest numbers from Temkin Ratings are in, and it doesn’t look great for Comcast. Out of the 293 companies that were included in the customer service ratings poll, Comcast TV service ranked 291st, and Comcast Internet service squeaked by at 289th. But here’s the thing: When it comes to cust... http://elearningfeeds.com/theres-always-next-year-comcast-how-can-elearning-fix-bad-customer-service/
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Paper explores the relationship between professional and citizen journalists

Paper explores the relationship between professional and citizen journalists | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Journalism has been undoubtedly changed since the web has provided both the tools and the platforms for people to easily and readily share their opinions and news online. As the boundaries between blogging/citizen journalism and professional journalism has shrunk, there has been a general... http://elearningfeeds.com/paper-explores-the-relationship-between-professional-and-citizen-journalists/
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Idaho's Failed Implementation of Pearson LMS Blasted in Report

A new state report uncovers serious functionality and management issues in implementing Pearson's learning management system, Schoolnet, in Idaho. http://elearningfeeds.com/idahos-failed-implementation-of-pearson-lms-blasted-in-report/
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Memories from Spring Blog Festival 2015

Memories from Spring Blog Festival 2015 | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Spring Blog Festival (SBF) is a one day event that takes place every March 21.  SBF15 took place on Saturday March 21, 2015. The aim of the festival is to showcase bloggers and their work. This year, the event gathered speakers from various fields: Steven Downes, Norman Vaughan, Joanna... http://elearningfeeds.com/memories-from-spring-blog-festival-2015/
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Competency-Based Education: A Framework for Measuring Quality Courses

by Jackie Krause, Laura Portolese Dias, Chris Schedler; OJDLA The growth of competency-based education in an online environment requires the development and measurement of quality competency-based courses. While quality measures for online courses have been developed and standardized, they do... http://elearningfeeds.com/competency-based-education-a-framework-for-measuring-quality-courses/
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Instructor Time Requirements to Develop and Teach Online Courses

by Lee A. Freeman, Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Developing online courses is more time consuming than developing face-to-face courses, but the development of each subsequent online course is not as time consuming as the previous online course development. In addition,... http://elearningfeeds.com/instructor-time-requirements-to-develop-and-teach-online-courses/
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Artificial Intelligence: Can Robots Be Creative?

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Spring Break #Lite Special: 5 #GR8Finds #ThisWeek - Puppy bliss, salsa kids, data art, #dogsofed, and earworms

Spring Break #Lite Special: 5 #GR8Finds #ThisWeek - Puppy bliss, salsa kids, data art, #dogsofed, and earworms | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Spring Break #Lite Special Nothing heavy this week, being that I'm in spring break mode. ☺ 1. Pure puppy bliss. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "... http://elearningfeeds.com/spring-break-lite-special-5-gr8finds-thisweek-puppy-bliss-salsa-kids-data-art-dogsofed-and-earworms/
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20 Facts About the Impact of E-Learning [#Infographic]

by Frank Smith, EdTech Magazine The online-learning market is on track to reach $37.8B globally by 2020. With the cheaper rates at which mobile broadband data is available, 74 percent of eLearners will be mobile learners,” according to a March 2 blog post from TalentLMS. Online learning... http://elearningfeeds.com/20-facts-about-the-impact-of-e-learning-infographic-2/
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The challenge of primary education by Rasul Bakhsh Rais

The challenge of primary education by Rasul Bakhsh Rais | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Photo: Rasul Bakhsh Rais "We need to have a robust and modern curric­ulum design develo­ped by the best educat­ionist­s in the countr­y" according to Rasul Bakhsh Rais, professor of political science at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. Photo: Free... http://elearningfeeds.com/the-challenge-of-primary-education-by-rasul-bakhsh-rais/
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5 Useful Tips on Working with SMEs

5 Useful Tips on Working with SMEs | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Guest blog post by Liz Sheffield. Liz enjoys contributing to an organization’s success by creating powerful learning experiences and working with a variety of SMEs in order to do so. Chances are if you’re creating an eLearning course, you’ll be working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). ... http://elearningfeeds.com/5-useful-tips-on-working-with-smes/
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How to use L&D to help with change and transition

Learning and development is often cited as an efficient and cost-effective method of engaging employees while increasing their capabilities at work, but it can also be an invaluable tool to assist with any major change and transition that might occur throughout the organisation. “Helping o... http://elearningfeeds.com/how-to-use-ld-to-help-with-change-and-transition/
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The Five Golden Rules for Being a Human Resources Superhero

Entering into the world of human resources can be a daunting undertaking. You are a key stakeholder for recruiting, training, retaining, and developing your employee workforce. Your responsibilities can become overwhelming unless you break through your challenges to reveal your inner... http://elearningfeeds.com/the-five-golden-rules-for-being-a-human-resources-superhero/
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