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3 Reasons To Encourage Student-Generated Content

3 Reasons To Encourage Student-Generated Content

Criticisms from adults about the quality of student-generated content are unfair, because up until now, all theories and assumptions are mostly drawn from youth engagement in entertainment and gaming contexts, and not from educational contexts. Generalizing that a set of raw behaviors in one context would automatically define another is hardly grounds to impede the momentum of user-generated content.

4 Reasons Why eLearning Should Never Be Compulsory And 4 Great Alternatives

4 Reasons Why eLearning Should Never Be Compulsory And 4 Great Alternatives

When you have an important change to communicate with eLearning, your first instinct may be to make that eLearning compulsory. Fight that instinct! Giving in to it can damage the effectiveness of your learning solution and turn your learners against you. This article outlines the key reasons to avoid compulsory eLearning, and some alternatives that will still help you get your message across.

The Impact Of Tiredness And Fatigue On Learning

The Impact Of Tiredness And Fatigue On Learning

Do you think about the impact of tiredness and fatigue on learning? What effect could these have on your training design? Well, unless you can regulate your learners' sleep patterns, tiredness may seem a little beyond your control. For fatigued learners the challenge is to pique their interest, so that a subject becomes fascinating. However, there are a couple of useful thoughts.

The 5 Ws In The E-Learning Adoption For Enterprises

The 5 Ws In The E-Learning Adoption For Enterprises

Success of Large organizations depends on their ability to keep information flowing across their departments so that it can reach the appropriate people at the right time. People have the ability to learn at every moment. The firm’s ability to assess, improve, motivate, and maintain their employee’s knowledge, actively affects the ability of the organization to succeed.

Creating Bite-Size Learning With SlideTalk

Creating Bite-Size Learning With SlideTalk

Organizing learning as collections of short educational episodes is a trend that is getting more and more attention from corporates. While educational episodes do not provide a complete context and do not provide a complete background in the same way as a full course could do, they are particularly effective in delivering “ just enough” or “just-in-time” information, and are often more easily accepted by employees than larger and more time-consuming courses.

Just Remember: PC GAMES For Effective Written Feedback

Just Remember: PC GAMES For Effective Written Feedback

The purpose of this article is three-fold: (a) to define written feedback and identify the benefits of effective written feedback (b) to identify the components of an effective written feedback, and (c) to provide an acronym that reminds instructors of the importance of giving effective written feedback for their students.

4 Fun and Creative Mind Maps to Develop Kids' Multiple Intelligences

4 Fun and Creative Mind Maps to Develop Kids' Multiple Intelligences

The article dwells upon the creative ways in which you can use mind mapping to develop children's verbal, logical, visual, and intrapersonal intelligences. Children can become smarter and wiser, from different perspectives, if we seek to help them nurture and refine their intelligences. Parents and teachers altogether can use mind maps to engage their kids in  fun, exciting activities that will have multiple benefits for their personal development.