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Best Practice to develop learning experiences for Millennials

Best Practice to develop learning experiences for Millennials Time to let go of detailed curriculums and the value of statistics from learning should be used less to grade the student and more to personalise the learning experience. In this development, digitization is the main driving force. Vital sensible intelligence about the development is to be found when analysing the millennial’s preferences. Two new reports from Pew Research Center and Umeå University in Sweden about Millennials… Continue reading

Latest News: New Research shows promising labour market for Millennials

eLearningworld News from the US Young adult unemployment is a big problem all over the world. In the US in July this year Millennials (18-34 years old) unemployment rate was 40% higher than the average unemployment rate (7.5% versus 5.3%). With this background the non-profit organisation Young Invincibles has analysed 400 occupations with good future prospects of professional growth. Hospitality and retail jobs was excluded because of general lack of good future prospects, while other… Continue reading

Latest News: Millennials attitude to the Workplace, Research from IBM kills the Myths

eLearningworld News from the World According to recent articles and research Millennials are lazy and selfish. Other claims on the contrary that this is an open-minded generation with social commitment that is fuelled by the fact that they do not know a world without the web and its social media. New research from IBM Institute for Business Value with focus on Millennials attitude to the workplace is cutting off the edges of the differences in… Continue reading

NML: The creative generation and the semantic web

Tim Berners-Lee is the scientist that in the beginning of 1990s delivered the Internet to the public by his creation the World Wide Web. The foundation for Web 1.0 was based on HTTP, HTML and URL, a combination that made the web eternal. The result of Berners-Lee’s efforts totally lacks comparison in media history. During the first 1000 days of the existence of the web, 100 000 users produced more than 450 000 websites, thousands… Continue reading

The NML-generation speeds the development

The European Parliament and the Council of Ministers present digital competence as one of the key areas to the life-long learning. For the net-generation, defined by OECD as New Millennium Learners (NML), the problem is reversed. This generation grew up with a diversity of digital techniques and can be counted on as digital natives. Their problem is that the educational system too often is not adapted to their prerequisites and habits. NMLs are the generations… Continue reading