How humor helps + Powtoon review

Making Change

In a recent LinkedIn discussion about the cartoon, Megan Torrance reported that in one of her projects, elearning modules with a funny cartoon trailer had twice as many signups as modules without the trailer. I poked around Google Scholar and found studies that seem to agree that (relevant!)

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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014

OpenSesame

This year, we’ve expanded on that list to include 100 new tools that have made us more effective, made a splash or made us think. Google Scholar - Google takes on the likes of EbscoHost and LexisNexis. We are big fans of online tools here at OpenSesame.

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Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

However, I’m not so thrilled about moving directly to commercial systems like Facebook or LinkedIn, due to privacy and ownership concerns. Terry: I think like any professional, distance educators need to know how to effectively use the tools of their trade.