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Development focus: Why e-Learning is far from boring
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By 2020, eLearning will make up 95 per cent of the learning market – that is the prediction of Craig Weiss, one of the world’s leading authorities on online learning.
His assertion is that face-to-face learning methodology has been the same for 400 years but in 20 years eLearning has transformed the learning space.
Yet if asked for their perception of eLearning, most advisers would probably have a similar response. The words “boring” “dull” and a “necessary evil” would likely feature heavily and with some justification, given firms’ traditional predominantly regulation-driven relationship with eLearning.
Most advisers’ experience of eLearning is mandatory compliance training; working through typically lifeless “click next” page-turner cour…………… continues on Money Marketing
SES Partners with Academic Institutions for eLearning Project
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[Via Satellite 10-14-2014] SES has revealed its Live Interactive Classroom application for use in an eLearning project called KUganda. The platform will connect the Catholic University Eichst?tt – Ingolstadt in Germany to the Permanent Center for Education in Kampala, Uganda using SES Broadband Services’ solution.
The Live Interactive Platform brings students and teachers together using audio and video communications coupled with presentation slides. Eichst?tt Professor Gaby Gien will deliver a seminar from Germany to students and teachers in Uganda.
“Part of the challenge is to provide teachers in Africa with computers and resources. Without Internet connectivity, teachers and children are deprived of the use of educational content online. Bridging this digital divide is key,” said Gien, speaking on behalf of the KUganda initiative. “With this demonstration, we aim to show how satellite broadband can help to improve social and educational development by pr…………… continues on Satellite Today
Two of the most visible and important trends in higher education today are its exploding costs and the rapid expansion of online l…
This is a revision of the first title in Jossey-Bass’ Online Teaching & Learning series. This series helps higher education profes…