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4 Steps to a Useable and Used LMS

4 Steps to a Useable and Used LMS

Written by on 29/06/2015 in Curated content

The term learning management system (LMS) means many different things to teachers, administrators, students and parents. For some, it’s an essential part of their teaching and learning. Many others, however, feel their schools succeed despite their LMS – not because of it. Teachers, whose focus is on the practice of teaching rather than the use of […]

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Michael Horn: Benefits of Online and Blended Learning Models

Michael Horn: Benefits of Online and Blended Learning Models

Written by on 03/06/2015 in Curated content

Michael Horn, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Education at Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, discusses the benefits of online and blended learning models.

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The challenges of mobile learning in corporate training

The challenges of mobile learning in corporate training

Written by on 26/05/2015 in Curated content

Mobile learning isn’t the cakewalk you think it is. John O’ Brien highlights a few sticking points and what you can do about them. Mobile learning and BYOD were undoubtedly two of the big buzzwords of 2014. But despite the benefits we keep hearing about and the fact that many organisations have deployed mobile learning […]

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10 Benefits of Blended Learning for Teachers

10 Benefits of Blended Learning for Teachers

Written by on 04/05/2015 in Curated content

This interesting infographic is showing some of the challenges, solutions and results blended learning has for the teachers.  Are you one of them? Share with us your thoughts! Source: www.pinterest.com  

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How E-Learning is Changing the Education Landscape in China

How E-Learning is Changing the Education Landscape in China

Written by on 28/04/2015 in Curated content

E-learning has been one of the biggest recent online trends. China is currently the market showing the biggest growth. Among all the questions related to open educational resources and e-learning, the most important one remains how technology will affect learning processes and the way students are trained. There are Already 100 Million E-learners in China […]

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Free resources for your “Business English” courses

Free resources for your “Business English” courses

Written by on 24/04/2015 in Curated content

Probably your students are always asking you how they can  practice more or what kind of website or online resources they can use in their free time -films, articles, etc.-. I´ve found an article with some free resources specialized in Business English, that you can use in your classes and like homework for your students. […]

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Growing number of German learners worldwide

Growing number of German learners worldwide

Written by on 23/04/2015 in Curated content

The number of people learning German as a foreign language has grown for the first time in 15 years, according to Germany’s foreign office. The language is becoming increasingly popular in China and Brazil. Learning German popular in developing countries Despite the notoriously difficult grammar and tongue-twisting combinations of consonants, more than half a million […]

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The content or the LMS? Which comes first?

The content or the LMS? Which comes first?

Written by on 17/04/2015 in Curated content

You need both. Without content the LMS is an empty cookie jar. It’s pretty looking but frustrating every time you open it. Then again, content without an intuitive platform for delivery is a treasure hunt, often without a treasure map to guide you. But wait, don’t order yet, there’s more. Before EITHER the content or […]

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The don’ts of eLearning Instructional Design | Origin Learning – A Learning Solutions Blog

The don’ts of eLearning Instructional Design | Origin Learning – A Learning Solutions Blog

Written by on 08/04/2015 in Curated content

  Sometimes it could be confusing to draw the line between whats useful and whats not. This criterion is very important when it comes to eLearning Instructional design. Right from the content creation to the design of the page, there are several ways in which it could go wrong. 1. Don’t start design without a plan […]

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Remind, el WhatsApp de los profes, mira a Latinoamérica y España

Remind, el WhatsApp de los profes, mira a Latinoamérica y España

Written by on 07/04/2015 in Curated content

Remind, la aplicación conocida como el WhatsApp de los maestros, busca nuevos usuarios en España, México y otros países de habla hispana tras haber acaparado la atención del 35 % de los profesores en Estados Unidos. Remind, una aplicación gratuita, facilita la comunicación instantánea entre profesores, padres y alumnos sobre asuntos escolares importantes y actividades […]

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