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eLearning Platforms: 4 Things To Forget In 2016

eLearning Platforms: 4 Things To Forget In 2016

Presenting educational and training material on new or updated eLearning platforms is often a scary proposition. But it doesn’t have to be. Today’s technology gets the headaches out of the way and allows the teachers to teach and the learners to learn. Fast.

Periscope For eLearning: Is It Worth The Bother?

Periscope For eLearning: Is It Worth The Bother?

With a six-month hoopla around Periscope, this app gained the affection of many educators who started thinking on using Periscope in classrooms. But is everything so trouble-free? What are the advantages and drawbacks of using Periscope for eLearning, and what changes would save this software's reputation for making it #1 app among educators?

Fundamentals Of Learning Technologies: Part 1

Fundamentals Of Learning Technologies: Part 1

This article is a primer for those of you new to eLearning and learning technologies. Maybe it is just me, but some of the terminology thrown around in articles, books, and blogs force me to hunt down definitions in Wikipedia. And we all know that Wikipedia can’t be wrong. Part 1 of this two-part article explains what’s involved with planning, development, and delivery of training using modern technology. In preparation of part 2 I’m going to ask you to take in a short online survey.

The Learning Management System: Dodo Or Phoenix?

The Learning Management System: Dodo Or Phoenix?

This article poses succinctly whether built-for-purpose educational apps targeted at the growing smartphone user educational market could start to threaten the future viability of Learning Management Systems; it is suggested a new type of intelligent Learning Management System (LMS) needs to be created.

4 Best Practices In Delivery Of Digital Learning Resources

4 Best Practices In Delivery Of Digital Learning Resources

With the worldwide market for generic eLearning reaching $35.6 billion in 2011 and the smart money on the market being worth $50+ billion by 2016, organizations need to improve their practices to deliver their digital learning resources. In this article we will cover the available types of eLearning, the right blend of learning and eLearning best practices, and also some strategic objectives.

Using Whiteboard Videos In Education To Get The Message To Stick

Using Whiteboard Videos In Education To Get The Message To Stick

Better than chalkboard, whiteboard, PowerPoint or talking heads to get the message across. That is what is being said about whiteboard videos. This is endorsed by such eminent professionals as psychology professor Richard Wiseman. Whiteboard videos are an ideal way to get across a difficult subject that might be boring using more conventional media.

The Key To Innovation In Educational Technology

The Key To Innovation In Educational Technology

Educational technology companies face a unique challenge in finding ways to innovate: their products don’t have to work in order to succeed.

In fact, many educational products don’t work, yet they still sell and even find passionate proponents. Plenty of ideas in education drift along, find purchase with the right crowd, and as long as they present a more engaging method of learning than traditional schooling, are hailed as innovative. Learn more from Grovo!