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eLearning: It’s Time for a Reboot | Innovation Insights Image: courosa/Flickr It’s been 10 years since eLearning emerged as a new category, and the market is now massive and growing: ASTD estimates that U.S. organizations spent approximately $156.2 billion on employee learning and development in 2011. And Certifyme.net estimates that eLearning is a $56.2 billion business — roughly 30% of the total L&D market. Since Jay Cross of Internet Time Group coined the term eLearning in 2004, it’s undergone a rapid evolution. Many businesses and institutions rushed to migrate their classroom training online, while others created entirely new content suited to eLearning. I remember the first online learning course I had to take – wow!
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Cumberland County teachers can broadcast lessons across entire district From wire service reports Read more by staff and wire services reports The computer software is one way the school system is meeting the federal requirement to have a certified teacher in every classroom. Math teacher Rachel Hendrickson has the capability to teach every algebra class in Cumberland County, N.C., high schools at the same time: All it takes is a SMART Board, laptop, webcam, and a computer program that allows teachers to interact with students anywhere in the district. SMART Bridgit, a conferencing software program, connects students with the class using a real-time video stream. The computer software is one way the school system is meeting the federal requirement to have a certified teacher in every classroom.
How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning Blended learning is quite simply one of the most overused terms to describe the current state of education’s relationship with technology. However, it fits. Blended learning is marrying the influx of technology with the learning principles that are proven to work. It’s a powerful combination if done properly.
Content is King: Interpersonal Content and e-Learning Content is King: Interpersonal Content and e-Learning
How Can We Stop Cheating In Online Courses? Saturday, October 6, 2012 11:05 pm, Posted by | Magazine Topics: , , , , For as long as classes have been in session, there have been students trying to figure out how to get out of class, or at least how to get away with doing the least amount of work possible for said class. While clearly not every student is trying hard to take the slacker route, it’s worth noting that picking out the students trying to take this route gets a little more complicated when you move from taking classes in person to taking classes online. When I was teaching at a large, public university a few years back (ok, this was really more like 5-7 years ago, but I figure I can still say ‘a few’ if I’m also convincing myself that I’m still in my twenties, right?), many of the students took the opportunity to take a couple of their classes online.
Educators consider how to foster meaningful interaction among students in online courses By Meris Stansbury, Assistant Editor, eSchool News Read more by Meris Stansbury Online insight: Challenges beat cheerleading | Superintendent's Center | eSchoolNews.com