Online learning platform OpenLearning is due to launch in October (it is currently in beta).…
Editor’s note: A look at the 2012 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators, which provide a feast of information on education around the world.
Editor’s note: How a technical college adopted ipads as an integral part of its learning. Impressive results for both the learners and the college.
Editor’s note: A professor reviews running his first massive open online course (MOOC), which attracted 40,000 students from 113 countries.
Editor’s note: Some useful links on the work of Maria Montessori plus some animations explaining the Montessori approach to learning and schooling.
Editor’s note: There are two reasons to keep an eye on the higher education sector. One, its use of technology is fascinating and will have a big impact on next generation employees. Employers can learn a lot here. Two, the content is being distributed in a way that means employees can access high-quality content at any time and at low or zero cost. So how will that fit in with your learning programmes?
Editor’s note: As well as being interesting in its own right, this school project and its use of technology plus its ‘learn, create, share’ approach to learning provides a glimpse into the future for L&D. If this is how five and six year olds learn now, what will the future of workplace learning look like?
Editor’s note: A heads up on an interesting series of debates on the future of education which started on BBC Radio 4 last night. Be sure to tune in to hear what leading thinkers see as the way forward for our schools and our children.
Editor’s note: Big data is becoming a popular phrase, but what does it mean and what could it look like for L&D? Here’s what it is looking like in the education sector.
Editor’s note: An interesting infographic looking at how tablets are being used by teachers to enhance the learning process. Food for thought here for how tablets can be used for workplace learning.
Editor’s note: Whether you call it collaborative education, distributed learning, or peer-to-peer learning, these emerging forms democratize the factory model. This article features the story of collaborative learning as experienced in the Talmud class in Jewish schooling.
Editor’s note: Charles Leadbeater outlines what he considers to be the core basic skills that will be required by the next generations of young people. In the list is digital literacy and social skills.
Social Learning – Transforming the Training Process by Gireesh Sharmain Education / Online Education (submitted 2012-06-12)Developing an effective training program is one of the essentials of a fast growing organization. Efficacious training programs not