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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs. Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners.

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Making a difference

Learning with e's

Many times I've heard it said that there is no evidence that technology improves learning. This is a vacuous claim, based on ignorance of the research literature, and possibly borne out of a fear or dislike of technology in general.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs. Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners.

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Writing & Grammar: More and More Confusing Words

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby    Several respondents called these word-choice challenges fun, so let's do this one more time. Your challenge this week, once again, is to choose the right word or phrase: I wish someone had  appraised/apprised  me of the situation with the angry client. I thought the books had  already/all ready  been shipped. When I left on Friday, the books were  already/all ready  to go.

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Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

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My Favorite e-Learning Infographics

Sudden Insight

Summary: Christopher Pappas posted links to 10 Awesome Infographics About e-Learning. I looked at all ten and here are the three I liked best. The first infographic below discusses the principles of adult learning.

Is it Time for a Change? The Environment Model by Neil Lasher

Learning Solutions Magazine

Is the handwriting on the wall for eLearning? The design, development, and delivery of content intended to facilitate learning have undergone many changes. Perhaps it is time to change the way we are doing things.

3 Reasons to Choose LearnDash as Your WordPress LMS

LearnDash

Lately I have received emails from those interested in LearnDash WordPress LMS wanting to know if it is the right solution for them. Each person who contacts me has a different story, and reason, for wanting to use WordPress as their learning management system.

Active Listening: A Primer

OpenSesame

In the business world, long-term success hinges on excellent active listening skills. Many people mistake active listening for passively taking notes during a presentation, or worse - they think of ‘listening’ as ‘waiting quietly for their turn to speak.’.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.