Online (e) Learning Revolution

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This three minute video was put together by http://e-learningcentre.com.ng (Online Educational Portal) and Internet Business Academy in October 2013. It gives you many bullet point facts and figures (mainly relating to the US, it seems). Nevertheless, it is a useful information resource.

Mobile Learning – do we have a Revolution?

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Ashley Sinclair takes a look back over the past year and comes up with four possible reasons why we are starting to see such a widespread adoption of multi-device in the world of learning. She states that research shows that the percentage of organisations using mobile devices has grown from 36{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564} in 2010, through 47{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564} in 2012 and has now reached 71{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564}. The reasons identified and further explained are: It… Read More »Mobile Learning – do we have a Revolution?

Tell Me a Story… Resources!

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We all know that telling a story is often a very effective means of communication. In online learning, we are often under such time and budget constraints that storytelling becomes very difficult to justify – unfortunately. But we should not give up! Allison Nederveld has recently put together a really great list of links covering just about everything to do with the use of storytelling. Click here to go to… Read More »Tell Me a Story… Resources!

How to Create a Mobile Learning Strategy

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A few months ago the Chief Learning Officer website published a short article on this subject. In it, they quoted that according to an Ambient Insight report, by 2015 the mobile learning market is expected to reach $9.1 billion.  If you have not seriously thought how you might be using mobiles as a vehicle for learning, then this is more than important to read! Click here to go to the… Read More »How to Create a Mobile Learning Strategy

Free eLearning ROI Calculators

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Can I start with an apology? I was looking around to see if anything had been done recently, maybe someone has some new and alternative ideas on this, I was thinking. Perhaps I did not look hard enough. Nevertheless, probably still the best list of some is that produced by Christopher Pappas at elearningindustry.com almost two years ago. I have been through Christopher’s article and, as you would expect, there… Read More »Free eLearning ROI Calculators

To Know Your Learner’s Level Is Impossible

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Peter Condon, Learning Architect and Mentor at The Online Learning Development Company, has written an interesting article questioning how well it is possible to really know your learners and therefore be able to satisfy their every need. Whilst learners personal attributes and experience might contribute to their ‘level’, Peter suggests that probably the learner’s experience in the subject of the learning is the most useful parameter to address. Click here… Read More »To Know Your Learner’s Level Is Impossible

Why Do Learners Want to Learn on the Mobile?

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A few months ago the guys at Origin Learning produced a simple infographic giving four reasons learners want to learn using mobile devices. They make four very interesting points, all of which lead to some interesting possibilities. Indeed, there are a number of other points which come to mind and should be discussed. Click here to see what they have to say in their article. Comment below to discuss these… Read More »Why Do Learners Want to Learn on the Mobile?

Make your eLearning Content Addictive

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Vicki Kunkel says on elearningindustry.com “Make learners crave your eLearning content by using these four dopamine triggers to make your eLearning content addictive. We’re all on crack!” I can certainly admit to being one who has succumbed on occasions to the information drug made so accessible by Google. Vicki goes on to talk about “The dopamine loop – the key to making eLearning content addictive and getting learners to crave… Read More »Make your eLearning Content Addictive

Can People Really Learn at their own Pace?

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Laura Vanderkam writes on the Fast Company website that employers and employees still value training. But the old gold standard – sequestering employees in classes for extended periods of time – is falling out of favor. Interesting quotes from Janet Pogue, principal and global workplace leader at Gensler and Harman Singh, founder of WizIQ lead Laura to comment that perhaps the best approach is to combine the upsides of technology… Read More »Can People Really Learn at their own Pace?

Shift Your Thinking to a New Set of Rules for Mobile Learning

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Earlier this year, Catherine Davis put together an interesting article on rules for instructional designers which relate to mobile learning. She pulled together interesting pieces from a number of places to provide a thought-provoking offering on the subject. I’ve delved back and found this and, given the amount of interest there now appears to be from potential developers and systems providers, it makes sense to surface this again – rather… Read More »Shift Your Thinking to a New Set of Rules for Mobile Learning