APRIL 18, 2016
It heralded a new dawn in educational technology. Instead, how about a customer education strategy that teaches the public the fundamentals of insurance, providing a clear explanation of the concept, untangling its mind-boggling options and variations, ultimately helping regular folks like you and me make better decisions about our finances. So don’t just educate your staff.
3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education
JULY 18, 2016
However, I propose the opportunities for using virtual reality in the workplace – or more specifically, in workplace education – remain consistent across sectors according to the 3 use types that I outline below. Yep, an e-learning conference. We corporate folks can learn from our peers in other sectors who are pursuing these uses, and translate their ideas in our own workplaces.
The learnification of education
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
I start this post by thanking Angela Towndrow , a fellow Aussie whom I met virtually via a mooc, and from whom I continue to draw insights on things related to education. Angela pointed me to the journal article Giving Teaching Back to Education: Responding to the Disappearance of the Teacher by Gert Biesta. On the contrary, I see facilitation as a means of education.
5 Emerging Trends in Education Technology
JUNE 30, 2016
As innovators in the education space, we keep an eye on emerging trends, terms, and technology in the industry. Here are some of the top education technology trends that have been on our radar recently! 1. education technology eLearning trendsVirtual Reality. Virtual realities can take history and science lessons to the next level!
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
education. Our role in helping our people understand how to balance their own learning across the 3. E’s – Experience, Exposure and Education – has been fundamental in supporting business. resources: 73% use open education resources/digital materials that are free at the point of use –. We’re trying to educate and influence by showing the 70:20:10 model. In-Focus. feeds.
Learning with e's
JANUARY 11, 2015
What will educators do in the future? Certainly, people''s perceptions of education seem to be changing. They suggest that the future of education will see learning located in any place, with technology mediating all forms of communication. Others argue that schools will always be needed, especially to maintain the social context of education. Much change is happening.
What Millennials Want from Member Education
JUNE 23, 2014
What type of education offerings does the incoming generation want and how is what they want different from other generations? However, when it comes to member education there are certainly similarities in how we like to receive information and learn. assnchat. Association Chat (@assnchat) June 3, 2014. This question caught my eye in a recent association chat on Twitter. Visuals.
Infographic – The education of tomorrow
Dont Waste Your Time
AUGUST 5, 2014
This is one of the better ones - The Education of Tomorrow. Here are some of the headline details from the infographic: 90% of college students and high school seniors (yes, another US centric dataset) see tablets as valuable educational tools. Infographic – The education of tomorrow. Related posts: Infographic: Online Education & Learning. But you know what.
Getting Started with Online Member Education
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Maybe it’s time to get started with online member education. Do they need continuing education credits? The education director will probably need to address technical planning and develop a deployment strategy. Getting started with online member education can provide many benefits for your association, including providing a source of non-dues revenue. Where Do I Start?
Tool For Creating Educational Games
OCTOBER 13, 2015
There has been quite a bit written on the topic of games, gamification, and gaming elements in training & education. Gamefroot is a free online platform that makes it easy for anyone to create their own games, and many people use their platform to create educational games. But Dan also has a passion for games as well as education. But what about games? Enter Gamefroot.
Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning
MAY 28, 2015
What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning? Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). There are many different types of eLearning, so it isn’t surprising that they can be divided into categories. Let’s explore them and take a look at their advantages and disadvantages. Asynchronous/ Self-Paced. Advantages. Disadvantages. Synchronous.
Remix culture and education
Learning with e's
JUNE 22, 2016
Since then, several have asked me what I mean by remix culture, and how it applies to education. However, in formal education settings, remixing is sometimes seen as undesirable. There are many educational applications for remix. creativity Digital education Garageband learning Photoshop remix schools TechnologyRemixing is a human pastime that has existed for millennia.
JUNE 3, 2015
The following was prompted by a discussion on how education has the potential to be disrupted. Some thoughts I lobbed in another forum (lightly edited): Mark Warschauer, in his great book Learning in the Cloud (which has nothing to do with ‘the cloud’), pointed out that there are only 3 things wrong with public education: the curricula, the pedagogy, and the way they use tech; other than that they’re fine. And I don’t disagree, but I don’t see the disruptive forces marshaling that I think it will take.
Education Programs Prepared With Purpose
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
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6 Emerging Technologies in Education
AUGUST 5, 2013
Because of the great advances we are making in educational technology, new doors of opportunity are opening in classrooms. Cloud Computing - If you are using some form of we-based tools, then you are enabling further student-educator collaboration. It certainly is an exciting time to be involved with learning and technology. Open Content - Open content producers have evolved as well.
Fabulous ideas: economics, innovation, #education
JULY 10, 2014
cooperation education educational institution future of education heutagogy mooc networked learning networking online learning The past 50 minutes I have been blown out of my mind with this 74 pages slide deck "Personal learning in a Networked world " symbolizing the synopsis of a keynote Stephen Downes gave at the London School of Economics yesterday. Really.
Companies Should Invest in Employees’ Higher Education
JULY 13, 2016
Now there’s a new piece of evidence that could propel corporate support for employees’ higher education to a new level: investing in employee tuition benefits also creates a powerful financial return for employers. Education Reimbursement Program. Multiple data sources indicate this cohort favors job opportunities that offer educational growth, training and similar benefits.
Streamlining Education–Funny or Real
JULY 12, 2013
Education Here is a funny, but poignant look at streamlining college with the famous Father Guido Sarducci. Sometimes I wonder just how close this might be to many university experiences.
The battle for education
Learning with e's
MARCH 23, 2015
Education is underpinned by several philosophies, some of which are incompatible. As a result, there are many educational approaches, a myriad of theories and a bewildering number of perspectives. From these ancient roots grew two separate and opposing philosophies on how education should be conducted. Social constructivist theory clearly derived from this set of tenets.
3 Trends of Digital Education
APRIL 27, 2014
Digital content delivery is opening new possibilities in education. But how do you define digital education? suppose there could be a variety of defining figures, but there are three trends in particular that the digital education trend brings to the traditional teaching methodology – all improve learning outcomes. 1. Today they equate to 19.5%. Source: Knewton.
The Future of Higher Education in a Digital Age
Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
then it stands to reason that the voice of students yet to reach Higher Education also have a voice that should be heard? This is a great video, students and staff alike, saying what their ‘digital age’ education should be … note the accessible, flexible, personal, social, and collaborative attitudes these students ‘want’ from their learning.
The Importance of Implementing a Marcom Strategy for Continuing Education
OCTOBER 22, 2015
So, if your association is marketing continuing education (CE) to members and nonmembers, it’s going to need a marcom strategy based on detailed market research and a solid marketing plan. Marcom or marketing communications, is the branch of marketing that decides what messaging you’ll use, directed at whom, and on what channels you’ll place those messages. Step 1: Define the message.
Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Video Interview with Select Medical’s Director of Education and Development, Lynn Wonsick. As Select’s education leader, Lynn Wonsick aligns, coordinates, creates and distributes educational programs for more than 40,000 geographically- dispersed clinical and administrative employees. To learn more about Select Medical education and training, visit [link].
Facebook Guide for Educators
Dont Waste Your Time
AUGUST 14, 2013
This guide, written in collaboration with many organisations including Apps For Good and the Gates Foundation, is “aimed at educators working with young people within schools, colleges, universities, work based learning, formal and informal learning settings.” Facebook Guide for Educators: A tool for teaching and learning. Related posts: Facebook tips for Educators.
Special Edition: Executive Education
FEBRUARY 21, 2016
Executive education providers are adapting to ensure tomorrow’s leaders have the skills they need to succeed in business
Online Education Isn’t Always Glamorous
JUNE 9, 2016
Despite its advantages there are still many people who are skeptical of online education. This all sounds so great what could possibly be the down-side to an online education? My intent of pointing out these factors is not to come down on online education. If we want this method of education to have a greater impact then we should always be looking for ways to improve it.
Video: Education Technology is the Future of Education?
Dont Waste Your Time
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
I came across this great video over the weekend, posted by Brian Kotts ( @ iEducator ). I was not aware that the Norwegian and Swedish education systems were as good as is reported on this post : “When policy makers support and cooperate with practitioners, schools prosper and do well. Let us take an example of educational research. Future of Technology in Education #fote12.
Is education broken?
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Formerly a university academic and now a freelance writer, Audrey has courted her fair share of controversy and opposition, not least due to her forthright views on education, technology and a host of related topics. This interview was recorded for the EDEN YouTube channel, featuring questions such as: Is education broken beyond repair? Is the web really open? Unported License.
Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience
MARCH 17, 2016
Recently, four leading experts from education industry came together to share their experience of working with Raptivity for creating learning interactions. Caryl also shared that there is no need of having too many slides of a PowerPoint presentation for learning content; instead, she recommends using a game based interactivity in educating the learner. So, what are you waiting for?
Free Webinar: How to Price Education Products
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Pricing for education products is all over the map. We’ll also explore how your education products can be placed on a “value ramp” that lets you create pricing flexibility to benefit your customers, spares you the anxiety of trying to find the one “right” price, protects you from both over- and under-pricing, and provides a healthy margin. Share this on Facebook. Tweet This!
Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
Here are a few important things to keep in mind when valuing membership education. Focus on the convenience to your members, who can participate in education opportunities from the comfort of their home or office, without the hassle of traveling or added expense of missing work or paying for gas. The basics of supply and demand are certainly true in the education business.
Digital Badges for Educational Achievement
DECEMBER 12, 2014
The result: helping people of all ages gain and display 21st century skills and unlock new career and educational opportunities. If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members. The post Digital Badges for Educational Achievement appeared first on Web Courseworks. Is Your Organization Ready?
Wal-Mart Jumps Firmly Onto the Employee Education Investment Bandwagon
JULY 21, 2016
Wal-Mart associates can now earn their high school diploma and a career certificate at no personal cost with the help of a new partnership between the company and Cengage Learning, an educational content, technology and services company. Strategy degrees employee education tuition reimbursementwho don’t have a high school diploma. But a trend may be slow to develop.
5 WordPress Plugins for Education
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
The presence of WordPress has grown in the education sector over recent years. The adaptability of WordPress, particularly with plugins, is one reason why we see it used so often in the education industry. If you are an educator and are interested in creating your own site to supplement your class, then you should also check out some of the plugins below (all of which are free).
#40years of educational technology: Social media
Learning with e's
MARCH 1, 2016
Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. first started working in the field of educational technology in January 1976, at a time when technology was used more for teaching than it was for learning. then began also to experiment with wikis as alternatives to Learning Management Systems in teacher education around 2006-2008.
Content curation in education
OCTOBER 24, 2013
If I interpret this definition within education context, an educator should provide a unique learning experience by curating existing learning materials or resources. But as educators we should accept this as an investment in simplifying the learning process of our students. However, educator as a curator should always set the foundations for students’ content curation.
Blogphilosophy: #education needs to shift, creating meaningful #identities
JANUARY 13, 2015
This post builds upon the idea that education must be rethought, but not in terms of the disrupted higher education (higher ed under pressure with online learning – MOOCs etc, global educational market stressing smaller universities and colleges), but in terms of reshaping all of our identities and self-esteems for each one of us. Educational philosophy, here I come!
Whither higher education? To the opera!
MAY 3, 2014
I often think about the condition of higher education, but was concerned not at all when I went to see “La Boheme” in a movie theater at the mall. Technology is doing the same to higher education. Higher education also has habits. As the cost of opera tickets has skyrocketed, so has the cost of a college education. Opera in San Diego. All hell broke loose.
EdTech’s Impact On Higher Education
OCTOBER 14, 2015
It probably goes without saying that education has been significantly impacted by the surge in educational technology (or edtech). Video streaming platforms (YouTube) in education is pretty common nowadays. So much so that we hardly even think of it as “edtech” anymore but rather just part of the educational environment. ed tech