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.
AUGUST 9, 2016
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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.
Is Microlearning the Future of Education?
JANUARY 27, 2017
To combat this problem, experts in the field of education and training have been turning to microlearning. The brevity and granularity of the micro-content delivered through microlearning make it easier for a learner to retain more information from a quick educational intervention, than what he or she obtains in traditional learning methods. Is Microlearning the Future of Education?
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
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.
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!
Gamification in Education Stats
JANUARY 12, 2016
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”!
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?
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 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.
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.
Education Programs Prepared With Purpose
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
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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.
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.
At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
The new administration has introduced uncertainty into healthcare education. CME and other forms of continuing education in the health professions have been influenced by the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”), and with expected changes to that legislation, educational practitioners naturally wonder about the effects on their field. ANCC: American Nurses Credential Center.
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.
3 Ways Leaders Can Embrace Online Education
OCTOBER 20, 2016
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.
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?
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].
Online Versus Traditional Education
MAY 9, 2016
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
Educator as a Design Thinker
Coffee and Design
MAY 27, 2014
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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?
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.
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.
3 USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN WORKPLACE EDUCATION
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
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9 Ways Moodle is Used for Education
JUNE 23, 2015
The original intention for Moodle was an LMS for higher education, but it has quickly expanded to encompass the entire range of educational institutes. Moodle has become an intuitive, and supportive environment for every level of the education system. How is Moodle used in education? Moodle how to Moodle
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.
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!
Freedom, democracy and education
Learning with e's
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
Education can bring freedom, the capability to break out from the confines of one''s mind, to take risks , to ask difficult questions. True education can draw people out from within, enabling them to see themselves from a new perspective, as someone who has creativity, and can apply it to achieve just about anything they wish. 1916) Democracy and Education. What is freedom?
The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network
JULY 17, 2012
Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). An Educator’s Professional Learning Network. These tools are useful for staying up-to-date on recent news, best practices, and theories in the field of Education. Edmodo and Ning are gaining popularity with educators. Groups. 1968).