Interesting reflexion: Individuals learn better when they receive information in their preferred learning style (e.g. visual, auditory, kinaesthetic) https://eltplanning.com/2016/05/01/learning-styles-important-or-not/
A general approach about the 2016 tendencies.
Photo credit: IlonkaTallina via Visual Hunt / CC BY-NC-SA It’s no secret that the Internet has made it easier than ever for people to share ideas and learn new information. Perhaps this is best manifested in the rise of massive open online courses (otherwise known as MOOCs) across the globe. These days, there’s a seriousRead more about How to Create and Sell Your Online Course[…]
An interesting guide to help students of all ages learn more effectively online. http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-schools-guidebook/ As online education continues to grow, many schools are making online education a major part of their curriculum. To help students understand this trend, the guide also includes a detailed breakdown of online learning methods and technologies, as well as informationRead more about The Online Learning Guidebook[…]
“MOOCs may have not lived up to the “disruptive” hype of 2012 but they are proving to be useful tasters for university level courses, expanding brand awareness and showing overall potential of online classrooms. But another platform that hasn’t had the dazzle or catchy nomenclature is truly making waves in education delivery and is only setRead more about MOOC in the trends to watch out for in 2015 in international education[…]
“If developing countries allow themselves to be locked in to a certain MOOC platform, they may have to adhere to the foreign values put forth by the platform owners.” Introducing MOOCs to Africa: New Economy Skills for Africa Program – ICT by Sandi Boga (Author), Rory McGreal (Author) Contributors: Athabasca University, Canada Publishers: COL (JanuaryRead more about […]
Some interesting tips from Megatrends in MOOCS: #5 Lifelong Learning about how companies can take advantage of the lifelong learning trend mainly by supporting and recognizing their employees’ learning initiatives. In a recent article for Entrepreneur, Pluralsight CEO Aaron Skonnard identified several tactics businesses can use to create a culture of learning. Here is how these tactics can be usedRead more about How companies can capitalize MOOCs trend[…]
An interesting selection for reading this summer. A good opportunity to review the most prominent education experts. Top 10 Books on Teaching
“Education is a right that transforms lives when it is accessible to all, relevant and underpinned by core shared values. Because quality education is the most influential force for alleviating poverty, improving health and livelihoods, increasing prosperity and shaping more inclusive, sustainable and peaceful societies, it is in everyone’s interest to ensure that it isRead more about UNESCO’s position on the post-2015 Education agenda[…]
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