Computer in education: A critical review

The classroom rests in a doze. The efficiency of the learning is close to zero. All students have their own computer, but in front of the master’s desk the teacher presenting the subject with old fashion methodology. However, the computer should still be on after the headmaster’s and his superior’s decree. Since the school has bought computers to all students they have to be used, of course? This is an obvious distraction in the classroom;… Continue reading

Three profound reasons to Sweden’s failure in Pisa 2012

With all problems with this kind of tests in mind that I have written about earlier on eLearningworld the PISA Student Assessment still give some indication of the conditions in school. To summarise the three points below they all can be traced back to failured policies of the Ministry of Education during the recent years. 1.Increasing amount of administration for the teachers with stress and less education-time as a result The Minister of Education’s answer:… Continue reading

External Motivation Part 4: Balance formal & informal learning

The successful e-course-tutor is a good marketer of the course’s different parts as well as technical tools and creates a ”culture” that encourage activity, give options to many alternative forms of support and shows the aims with the course. This means that the challenge for the tutor is to introduce how the eLearner can use the content and applications and where it will lead. Formal and informal motivation However, significantly more than in traditional education… Continue reading

The nasty little theory about learners

How to improve methods and measurement of pupil’s knowledge and understanding? In my book Learning for all senses (Swedish title: Lärande för alla sinnen) I write about Darwin pedagogy. How the educational system in its basic structure creates the future winners and loosers among those who adapts and those who do not for different reasons. Claiming that it is the educational system that should adapt to the individual pupil’s prerequisites and learning style. And that… Continue reading

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 9: Labour Market

The creative industry is one of fastest growing business-sectors the past two decades. The mass-production society’s piece-by-piece production-lines and standardisation is replaced by uniqueness often directly from a human hand and mind. The old craftsmen’s business that was blown away by 1900th Century industrialisation is now being rebirth in a modernised form. This is underlined by the fact that the creative industry almost without exceptions consist of businesses with 0-9 employers. At the same time… Continue reading

About the digital business | eLearningworld

About the digital business | eLearningworld | Our editorial team LarsGöran Boström, Editor in Chief and Market Manager Virginia Ioannou Boström, Editor, Reporter, and Development Oskar Jönsson, Sales and Development Click here for more information about our team and contact eLearningworld Europe AB (organisation number 559006-3318) is running a network of media sites, eLearningworld.eu/.se/.gr/.net (later .pl, .es, .fr and .dk). Where we offer integrated storytelling with services in the form of News, Analysis, Native Advertising, Digital Marketing, and… Continue reading