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Mobile learning is on the rise. It was inevitable that the mobile phone would be brought into the classroom, with or without 'permission'. Many children use their mobile phones in class even though school rules forbid them to do so. What would encourage schools to sanction the use of personal devices? There has been a lot of discussion recently about Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in schools.

On joining the eFront community


After several years in social media / communications for newtechnologies, with a focus on the elearning industry (and of course, after havingbeen an avid reader of the eFront blog myself!), I have now joined the eFrontteam. And I’m excited to be part of the eFront community! Coz we don’t believe elearning needs to be amystery, eFront is open in nature. AlleFront editions come with the source code.

Check out a new Video Tip Series - Part one: Recording Videos

Visual Lounge

Creating videos from stratch can be tricky if you are a newcomer to the game. From camera placement to recording and editing techniques, we have you covered. A new video tip series will be sent out via Twitter and published weekly to our blog for the next 6 weeks. The first video is posted below and will present four tips that will help you record your video right the first time around.

Spoiled By Instant Gratification – Fact or Fiction?

Living in Learning

How many times have we bad-mouthed a copying machine for taking an entire 30-seconds for burning a copy [and stapled I might add.] of a100-page document? mean c'mon, that's less time than it takes for me to crank a single sheet of paper into a typewriter.uhh.yeah.typewriter.yes, my mistake.that would have been a bulky piece of technology that required human fingers to punch a button for each.never mind. At this point I'm voting "FACT" like a big dog. Where are you on this? Continuous Learning Rants & Ramblings instant gratification LinkedIn

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download.

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Venture Capital in Education: New Technology and New Solutions


At last week’s SXSW interactive conference, blogger Betsy Corcoran of EdSurge convened a panel discussion among venture capitalists on the future of education technology: “ Classroom 2020: VCs and the Education Revolution ”. Participants included Mitch Kapor of Kapor Capital, Phillip Bronner of Novak Biddle Venture Partners and Rob Hutter of LearnCapital. Right Content Revolution

My New Best Friend: The Genovation MacroMaster 683

E-learning Uncovered

Last week , I talked about my addiction to keyboard shortcuts to help me reduce my development time. Well, Well, it gets worse! I’d like to introduce to you my new best friend, the Genovation MacroMaster 683. What is it? I’m so glad you asked. It is a 24-key, programmable keypad that lets me set up keystroke combinations that can shorten tasks in just about any software.

The Tale of a Job Hunt

Allison Rossett

Tweet Meet guest blogger, Marci Paino. Here is the story of her search for a new position. On the trail to a new position. This is the tale of a job hunt that I began in November, 2011. A few hours were spent updating and tweaking a resume. The roller coaster ride was just beginning! Would they like me? eagerly anticipated a response after submitting an application. love working from home.

How Training Can Help Overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap


The following article was written by Derek Singleton of The original can be seen here. Article republished with permission. Three Ways to Overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap. recent Deloitte report estimated that as many as  600,000 jobs U.S. manufacturing jobs are unfilled. There’s a  skills mismatch in the manufacturing industry. With unemployment sitting at  8.3

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