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The latest trends and tips when it comes to facilitation or designing on line education
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11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader

11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader | Teaching Adults | Scoop.it
Being likeable will help you in your job, business, relationships, and life. I interviewed dozens of successful business leaders for my last book, to determine what made them so likeable and their
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Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck) | Upside Learning Blog

Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck) | Upside Learning Blog | Teaching Adults | Scoop.it
We have been talking a lot about iPads (by iPads we also imply other ‘tablets’) on our blog for the past couple of weeks. And it’s for a reason. We
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Do online courses spell the end for the traditional university?

Do online courses spell the end for the traditional university? | Teaching Adults | Scoop.it
US academics are using the web to offer world-class tuition – free – to anyone who can log on, anywhere in the world. Is this the end of campus life, asks Carole Cadwalladr
Nicholas Baker's insight:

The one big advantage that a live classroom still has is immediacy and a face to face proximity that allows for all the communication tools (words, body language and voice) to be used most effectively in group work and in an interactive learning environment.  However, this advantage relies on an instructor who creates a safe, interesting and interactive environment.  This advantage is lost when an instructor just lectures.  

 

The advantages of on line education is cost, reach, and the ease with which technomedia and rich media can be integrated.  It also allows for students to go at their own pace.

 

i guess I am making more of a case for on line education as the future

 

 

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Nicholas Baker's comment, February 11, 2013 7:53 PM
Food for thought