Latest News: Schools see benefits with eBooks in the Classroom, according to new survey

eLearningworld News from US A new survey from ASCD and OverDrive shows that schools identify especially one benefit with eBooks in comparison with printed books to use in the classroom, namely, the great prospects of individualising the learning experience. Since reading is at the core of most classroom work, the …

Latest News: Digital Literacy and Innovation in Vocational Education

eLearningworld News from Germany Digitalisation of education is increasingly speeding up in Germany where a special focus in the over all creative environment is directed on vocational education. “Digital media in VET”-project is funded the German Ministry of Education and the European Social Fund (ESF) where digital media is recaptured …

Latest News: Growing frustration at eLearning conference in Cairo

eLearningworld News from Africa The 11th eLearning Africa Conference in Cairo, Egypt, that took place between May 24-26 showed a sparkling startup-scene on the African continent. However, transforming the educational systems into the digital era that is a prerequisite to boost the economic and societal development is lagging behind. This caused …

Latest News: Slow school digitization in Finland and Sweden

eLearningworld News from Finland and Sweden In the Doctoral Thesis “The Subtle Inequality – On Schools’ Material Conditions and Students’ Learning Opportunities” Pär Isling Poromaa at the Umeå University shows that there are considerable differences in access to learning tools in Swedish schools. At the same time as the level …

Latest News: Human intuition beats AI in games, new research from Aahus University

eLearningworld News from Denmark Research, which recently was published in Nature from Aahus University, shows that Artificial Intelligence is slow to solve problems in comparison with humans. Both because it comes up with too many solutions and also trying to make the solution too perfect. Humans has with this in …

Latest News: Toolkit for Leadership in times of change, London Business School

eLearningworld News from UK Richard Jolly is Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School. In his research on the challenges of leading in times of change he has developed a toolkit of what skills is required. He identify ten keys to management that is vital for success. This …

Latest News: Reinvention of authenticity in the digital age, new research from Stanford

eLearningworld News from US It is more authentic to listening to vinyl or sitting by a desk and writing with a pen on a paper in comparison with digital developments within the field is still a common view. The Stanford scholar Vanessa Chang’s research within this field of human interaction …

Latest News: Artificial Intelligence to identify Poverty Zones Globally, Stanford Research Project

eLearningworld News from US One of the biggest challenges in fighting poverty is the lack of reliable information in order to identify which regions’ where aid is mostly needed. Especially since these regions often is hard to reach. A new poverty mapping-technique developed by interdisciplinary researchers at Stanford now offers …

Latest News: Corporate eLearning World Market worth €28,5 Billion by 2020

eLearningworld News from Global According to a new market research report from Technavio corporate eLearning World market is predicted to reach close to €28,5 billion in revenue by the end of 2020. This means a growth of 11% by 2020. “The corporate e-learning market is mainly driven by the rise …

Latest News: Five Quotes from Davos 2016: On the Road to the Future

eLearningworld News from Switzerland “Data is the new currency of this fourth industrial revolution.” Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft “Technology itself will not determine the future we get. Our choices will. Leadership will.” Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada “We need societies that acknowledge diversity as a source of strength …