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Inspirational articles about #knowledge sharing, #e-Learning approaches and methodologies, #socialmedia, #visualthinking

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Should You Offer E-Learning or Classroom Opportunities to Employees?

Should You Offer E-Learning or Classroom Opportunities to Employees? | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
According to the American Society for Training and Development an average of 40 hours of training a year for every employee is a recommended minimum in the traditional workplace.
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Africa is most dynamic e-learning market on the planet

Africa is most dynamic e-learning market on the planet | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

As a result of a sharp rise in academic digitisation programmes, booming enrolment in online higher education and the rapid adoption of self-paced e-learning, Africa has become the most dynamic e-learning market in the world – with Senegal in first place followed by Zambia, Zimbabwe and Kenya.

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Great Pinterest Tips for Students

Great Pinterest Tips for Students | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

Pinterest is a promising visual bookmarking platform. It is gaining in popularity more and more and of course teachers and educators are part of this success for there are now a burgeoning number of  educational boards on Pinterest where you can get free access to tons of web tools and teaching tips.There are also some great educational Pinners that are  committed to sharing useful resources with their fellow teachers. In this regard, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has its own Pinterest Board where we have been pinning everything we publish here or we find in other blogs and websites, make sure to follow us to stay updated about our future pinnings.


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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, May 15, 2013 5:07 PM

Some great ways to use Pinterest.

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Getting healthcare online in Africa

Getting healthcare online in Africa | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
eLearning Africa will look at this surge in healthcare systems and how these technologies are helping bring healthcare and medical training to even the remotest parts of Africa. By Claire Adamson. UNESCO's Millennium ...
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Top skills for the successful 21st-century worker

Top skills for the successful 21st-century worker | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

[Infographic] Top 10 skills for the successful 21st-century worker 

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#iwant2work4Africa: World Bank Africa Social Media Intern Search

The World Bank Africa team is looking for two social media interns who are creative, smart, and committed to excellence. Apply today! For more information ht... (FEDT!
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Next generation learning

Education and innovation in technology have continued to amaze academics and students across the world with the changes it has brought to the learning pedagogy. However, the integration of the mobile technologies will not replace the teachers or faculty in the learning process.

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Ideas For Making eLearning Training Videos More Tangible To Employees | KZO Innovations

Ideas For Making eLearning Training Videos More Tangible To Employees | KZO Innovations | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

Here are some ways to make training videos more engaging and productive for your business and to take advantage of the e-Learning approach to training.

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Social media. All the kids are doing it.

Social media. All the kids are doing it. | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

Infographic: how fast students have started leveraging social media?

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PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

PowerPoint: Create an Infographic | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

PowerPoint is often underutilized as a design platform and is surprisingly agile. let's discover some tips to use the program that everyone has on his office computer to create successfull infographics. 

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Scenario-Based Learning: Using Stories To Engage e-Learners by Ray Jimenez, Ph.D. (Paperback) - Lulu

Scenario-Based Learning: Using Stories To Engage e-Learners by Ray Jimenez, Ph.D. (Paperback) - Lulu | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
Buy Scenario-Based Learning: Using Stories To Engage e-Learners by Ray Jimenez, Ph.D. (Paperback) online at Lulu. Visit the Lulu Marketplace for product details, ratings, and reviews.

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I have always been a fan of this instructional strategy.

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I'm following you. Follow me too. Thanks.
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New technologies for e-learning in 2012 (and a little beyond)

New technologies for e-learning in 2012 (and a little beyond) | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

In my e-learning outlook for 2012, I focused on mainly educational developments in e-learning during 2012. In this post, I want to look at some of the more interesting technologies that could have a major impact on e-learning.


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Classroom of 2020: The future is very different than you think

Classroom of 2020: The future is very different than you think | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
Courses could have thousands of students, students could teach. We'll see the death of the classic lecture and the birth of the computer tutor
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How To Make Content Creation More Efficient: Use An Idea Dashboard

How To Make Content Creation More Efficient:  Use An Idea Dashboard | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
Been thinking a lot  about of the work processes around creating content and measuring its against outcomes this week.    One idea that came up in my post earlier this week about creating and measuring content, was the concept of an idea dashboard.
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Designing Learning for a 21st Century Workforce

Designing Learning for a 21st Century Workforce | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
The magic of an effective learning solution is in the blend of formal and informal learning strategies.
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Web 2.0 Annotation and Bookmarking Tools: A Quick Guide

Selected 10 annotation and bookmarking tools
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Thinking Visually

Effective communication is everyone’s job—whether you are trying to sell in a concept or convince a client. Visual Thinking can help us take in complex info (“@ModelMinds: 6 steps to visual thinking, why it matters and where to start.
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Infographics: Should Your Nonprofit Hire A Designer or Do It Yourself!

Infographics: Should Your Nonprofit Hire A Designer or Do It Yourself! | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
In 2013,  social media will continue the trend of “going visual.”    More and more nonprofits are adding data visualization to compelling story telling to create amazing infographics as part their marketing tool kits.
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Google+ Communities: A Beginner’s Guide

Google+ Communities: A Beginner’s Guide | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
On Google+, users have the ability to manipulate their circles to control the groups of people and brands they receive information and content from, but there's no guarantee those brands or users will circle you to receive your updates.
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ID and Other Reflections: The 21st Century Curator

ID and Other Reflections: The 21st Century Curator | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

If Web 1.0 was about online access and Web 2.0 is about social nets, Web 3.0 will be coring down to content that really matters.

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Video as eLearning: 15 Tips

Video as eLearning: 15 Tips | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

Videos not only enhance marketing strategies, but they also have the ability to drastically improve eLearning courses (when used correctly).  Here is a list of the most helpful tips of effective e-Learning video.

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What's different about mobile learning?

What's different about mobile learning? | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

As the doors open to a new era of mobile learning and performance support, it's a good time to step back and think about the new mindset required when designing for mobile.

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Could Online Learning Work to Close the Gender Gap?

Could Online Learning Work to Close the Gender Gap? | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
Technology is already being used in education to help close both income and racial academic gaps. Is it possible to harness its power to close the gender gaps, too?
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Daphne Koller, the AI Researcher Who Founded Coursera | MIT Technology Review

Daphne Koller, the AI Researcher Who Founded Coursera | MIT Technology Review | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
Experts in artificial intelligence are leaving academia to bring online learning to the world. But their most radical ideas are still on hold.
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60+ Great Educational Infographics for the Classroom

60+ Great Educational Infographics for the Classroom | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
Infographics are an amazing learning and teaching tools. Amazing because they present information and data in such a visually attractive way that increases students overall comprehensible input.
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