Augmented Reality forms a bridge between informal- and formal Learning

A research project of Helsinki University focuses on the use of Augmented Reality (AR) technology for learning. It is directed on the motivational and cognitive aspects and shows promising results. The outcome is based on 146 participants, 12-year old Finnish pupils, that was visiting a science centre exhibition. Professor Hannu …

3D-Printing in Education – Digitization of Things takes learning to a new level

Think of a future where all things are created without any waste, with personalised design and with a machine that could be in everybody’s home. Buy an item on the internet. You receive a drawing that you can adapt to your own requirements or build the item by yourself from …

Students developing entrepreneurial skills in startup competition

In their efforts of developing entrepreneurial skills, 33 teams of students at Purdue University is competing in the startup competition. The prize is totally $115 000 that will be awarded by a panel of alumni with entrepreneurial backgrounds. The prime goal is for the students to develop entrepreneurial competence. At …

Boosting qualitative and effective apprenticeships in Europe

eLearningworld News The European Commission has identified 14 criteria that EU countries and stakeholders should use to develop qualitative and effective apprenticeships across Europe. The criteria includes learning and working conditions, like written contract; learning outcomes, pedagogical support, pay and/or compensation, as well as work, health and safety conditions. Other …

Latest News: What Millennials find most important in a Workplace

eLearningworld News from US The most important bonus Millennials want in their working life, according to new research from Bersin by Deloitte, is not cash bonuses or greater vacation allowances, but instead it is more relevant training and development (T&D) opportunities. 22% preferred T&D before more flexible hours (19%), cash …

Latest News: Preparing students for the future with entrepreneurship education

eLearningworld News from Luxembourg The Luxembourg Minister of Education, Claude Meisch, and Secretary of State of Economy, Francine Closener, presented November 7, 2016 the project “Promoting entrepreneurship in secondary education “. The core of the project is to encourage the development of entrepreneurial schools that not only focus on theories …