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Creative environments: Six fundamental principles

Creative environments: Six fundamental principles

Learning Design in Practice for Everybody > Part5 > New section October 17 2017 Describing the research of creativity is like the fable of the blind men trying to describe an elephant by touching different parts of its body. One of them touches the tail and says that it is like a snake, another touches the body and says that it is like a wall and so on. Consequently, you have to see the whole… Continue reading

Latest News: eLearning-programmes at Athens University a great success story

Latest News: eLearning-programmes at Athens University a great success story

eLearningworld News from Greece For the past 15 years the E-Learning Center of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens has trained more than 45 000 people in many different fields, e.g. Economics, Health, Intangible Cultural Heritage and Architecture. This includes everything from Greek Philosophy to the Culture of Olive Oil and Modern Greek for non Greek speakers. All courses are given in English and there are over 200 programs and courses available. The courses are… Continue reading

Latest News: 10 vital points for Instructional Designers that redefine eLearning

Latest News: 10 vital points for Instructional Designers that redefine eLearning

eLearningworld News from US Fiona Quigley is director of learning innovation of Logicearth Learning Services and an expert on instructional design for eLearning. On Association of Talent Development’s (formerly ASTD) blog she identifies ten challengers for new instructional designers of eLearning. First of all it is time to redefine eLearning where the e nowadays should stand for experience rather than electronic. At the same time as course should be replaced with resource. Some of the… Continue reading

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

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 in digitization and the adoption of advanced technologies in the corporate sector. Incorporation of new technologies help improve teaching and learning methods, while enhancing the… Continue reading

Latest News: Making London the Edtech Capital of the World

Latest News: Making London the Edtech Capital of the World

eLearningworld News from UK The global Edtech sector is worth €61 billion 2015, and is projected to be worth €175 billion by 2020 according to a report by London & Partners and Edtech UK. To accelerate this growth Edtech UK is now being launched with the goal to make London the capital of the edtech-industry. The main aim with Edtech UK is to promote the UK’s educational technology sector that is one of the fastest… Continue reading

Latest News: The Red Cross launches eLearning-module on Protection of Health Care in War

Latest News: The Red Cross launches eLearning-module on Protection of Health Care in War

eLearningworld News from the World The new ICRC eLearning-module targets learners that are working with health care during armed conflicts and other emergencies, in order to improve their knowledge in the legal framework that concerns such environment. The module includes interactive case studies, animations and other learning activities that will guide the learner through the legal framework. The content is based on theory and practice from common scenarios that health care personnel often face. Source:… Continue reading

Latest News: Government of NZ supports International Edtech Growth

Latest News: Edtech Startups Competing in “Shark Tank”-like Competition

eLearningworld News from New Zealand New Zealand’s Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has announced approximately €230 000 of co-funding for ten new growth initiatives for the international edtech sector. Minister Joyce comment: “This funding round supports the development of new products and programmes, and continues to support growth in the export of New Zealand’s education technology.” The edtech-companies that will receive funding are primarily focused on China and the US markets and… Continue reading

Latest News: Enhanced digital skills to improve care workers job-environment

Latest News: Edtech Startups Competing in “Shark Tank”-like Competition

eLearningworld News from EU The CARER+ project is designed as a tailor-made technological environment for self- and professional development for care workers. The pedagogy is based on a blended-learning approach with peer-to-peer and intergenerational learning methodology. The programme that is funded by EU ICT Policy Support Programme was piloted in five EU countries (France, Italy, Latvia, Romania and Spain) with totally 500 users. A survey shows that a majority agreed that the homecare they delivered… Continue reading

Latest News: Best seat to Google’s Global Conference Education on Air

Latest News: Edtech Startups Competing in “Shark Tank”-like Competition

eLearningworld News from the World Google’s global online conference about education took place May 8-9 with focus how to use the search engine giant’s tools for education to reach educational goals. The conference was completely web-based with the introduction: “You have the best seat in the house (your own!) to learn with other educators.” According to Wired approx. 43 000 participated in the conference and you can watch all the videos are now available at… 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