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Latest News: Using virtual reality-technology to educate about bullying

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eLearningworld News from Sweden You can try to stop bullying by teaching about statistics as well tell stories about different cases and consequences but the effect is not always the preferred. To improve the teaching environment within this field the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company, UR, has developed a virtual reality experience where the user can relive the classroom environment and a whole new perspective of the problem appear. The TV-host Musse Hasselvall comment: “This is… Continue reading

Latest News: New study identifies keys to manage incivility in the workplace

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eLearningworld News from Sweden New research from Department of Psychology at Lund University about workplace environment and incivility shows that instigated incivility to a large extent can be explained by witnessing coworker incivility. While negative outcomes were to a high degree explained by experienced supervisor incivility via mediation through perceived low social support, low control, and high job demands. Totally 2871 Swedish employees in the hotel- and restaurant industry participated in an online survey answering… Continue reading

Latest News: Interactive Learning to fight bullying in the workplace

Latest News: Interactive Learning to fight bullying in the workplace

eLearningworld News from UK Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is launching a new practical and interactive eLearning resource on improving workplace behaviour. This resource is e-turorial/video-based and includes six interactive real-life scenarios. It aims to help healthcare professionals especially trainees and trainers to become more aware of the difficult issues surrounding undermining and bullying in the workplace. And it illustrates various methods on how to tackle this. Source: Press Release by RCOG Continue reading

Latest News: Security Issues in Online Education for Pupils

Latest News: Security Issues in Online Education for Pupils

eLearningworld News from World New York Times reports that many educational websites have security problems, which can allow unauthorized people to steal data like pupils names, files and skill level etc. There is cases where passwords was found unencrypted and some were even available in plain text. However, so far none of the security issues found of the 20 websites and apps that was analysed appears to have been exploited by hackers. But since such… Continue reading