Too many businesses only consider the up-front, monetary cost of potential offerings when deciding to change their LMS. The reality is that there are a plethora of costs, both upfront and hidden, when it comes to switching LMS - and those costs can encompass time as well as money.
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Many elements in BYOD will come together to build meaningful lessons for these new learning styles, but at the heart of the any lesson will still be great teaching. Educators need to understand students needs, the technologies at their disposal, and be inspired to create learning experiences to develop the skills students need.
What is blended learning? Blended learning basically means teaching through a combination of online and offline resources. If you want to get technical, the Online Learning Consortium defines blended learning as instruction that is made up of between 30 percent and 79 percent online content. Quite simply, though, blended content just means adding online content to your teaching process to improve your learning outcomes.
Training Magazine is an industry leader in professional development and training, and runs the Learning Design Challenge annually to recognise the best eLearning products on the market. This year's Challenge received over 93 entries across Gamification, Learning Analytics, Microlearning, Mobile Learning, and Social / Collaborative Learning categories.
ny have questioned what the decline of the attention span means. Are we getting dumb? Is the human race devolving thanks to mobile phones and the Internet? The goldfish comparisons certainly seem to imply so.
At eCoach, we believe that not all eLearning content is created equal. Some content is shiny, engaging, and effective. Other content is less so. Cluttered eLearning alienates its audience. We’re here to help, and we’re armed with some of the best findings from cognitive psychology to explain exactly why keeping eLearning simple makes it shine.
The modality principle tells us that, in most cases, words that are presented as speech rather than text are more effective. Narrating a graphic using audio usually results in better learning outcomes than if you explain that same graphic with on-screen text.
Interested in emerging edtech, or new ways of integrating digital technology in your school or classroom? Looking for ideas and inspiration? There are a number of education focussed technology conferences happening in Australia throughout 2016 that are worth checking out.