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Educate everyone

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

EDUCATE EVERYONE

Learnnovators

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The learnification of education

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

What Millennials Want from Member Education

Association eLearning

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.

How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

A critical path decision for companies offering training and education services is whether to offer on-demand training, instructor-led training, or both. Each has its pros and cons, and will have different success rates depending on your organization's needs

Future educators

Learning with e's

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.

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

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?

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

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.

5 Emerging Trends in Education Technology

Lambda Solutions

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!

Choosing an LMS for Customer Training

Do you focus on customer and partner education? You likely face different challenges than trainers who focus on internal employees. This eBook walks through the unique needs of external trainers and outlines key considerations when choosing an LMS for customer training

Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

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Gamification in Education Stats

LearnDash

Hopefully today we can help add some statistical validity to gamification, particularly within education. Below you will find an infographic created by JoyTunes , and in it are some nice examples of how gamification has helped within education. Gamification in elearning is the hot-topic these days, and with good reason. billion. That’s a lot of money for “games”!

The battle for education

Learning with e's

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.

Remix culture and education

Learning with e's

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.

3 Ways Leaders Can Embrace Online Education

CLO Magazine

With the explosion of online education, business leaders have a new tool to develop their organization’s talent. One of the biggest draws of online education — the ability to learn anytime, anywhere — can also be its biggest drawback. Use Online Components With In-Person Education. In some cases, online education is a great tool for in-person learning.

The Future of Higher Education in a Digital Age

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

Streamlining Education–Funny or Real

Kapp Notes

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.

Fabulous ideas: economics, innovation, #education

Ignatia Webs

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.

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Facebook Guide for Educators

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

The Importance of Implementing a Marcom Strategy for Continuing Education

Association eLearning

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.

Disrupting Education

Clark Quinn

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.

Online Versus Traditional Education

LearnDash

If you were to look at the educational landscape only 15 to 20 years ago then it would look a lot different than it does today. In fact, these strategies are so common today that one might say they are now part of the ‘traditional’ education model. However, traditional education isn’t going anywhere. elearning online learning

Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

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.

Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide

JPL Learning

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].

Video: Education Technology is the Future of Education?

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

Tool For Creating Educational Games

LearnDash

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.

3 USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN WORKPLACE EDUCATION

Learnnovators

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Special Edition: Executive Education

CLO Magazine

Executive education providers are adapting to ensure tomorrow’s leaders have the skills they need to succeed in business

Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience

Raptivity

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?

Educator as a Design Thinker

Coffee and Design

Originally posted on User Generated Education :   Resources for Educator as a Design Thinker. Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit – [link]. Rethinking Education with Design Thinking – [link]. 45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators [link]. n.d.).  Pfau, P. 2014).  Speicher, S. 2013). Teachthought. 2013). View original

6 Emerging Technologies in Education

LearnDash

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.

Is education broken?

Learning with e's

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.

Content curation in education

Edynco

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.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

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?

3 Trends of Digital Education

LearnDash

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.

Design Thinking for Educators

Upside Learning

recently heard on twitter that they’d launched a toolkit for educators to assist with Design Thinking at [link]. If you’re a K12 educator, you’ve probably heard about this one by now. Learning Design eLearning Design Thinking EducatorsIDEO is one of the companies I admire for solid and contemporary product design and especially follow their Play and Digital Experience areas on their website. IDEO has broken design thinking down into five elegant steps and describe them as: 1. Discovery – I have a challenge. How do I approach it? 2. Interpretation – I learned something.