E-Learning News

E-learning has opened up exciting opportunities for people all over the world, and that trend is predicted to continue. The Wiser daily e-learning news email will keep you informed of the latest trends in the industry, as well as information on the educational establishments, technologies and businesses that are involved. Since the early 2000s, e-learning has seen considerable growth. This applies across the sector from informal courses to recognized qualifications, paid and free. Many of the world's major universities have e-learning strategies, plus there are businesses and tech start-ups that offer services too. The term describes a form of distance education, or learning, that is delivered primarily through the internet. Faster internet connections and developments in cloud computing, video technology and communication have all made this possible. Plus it is an industry that is still developing. In the future mobile devices will become more important, as will solutions that involve augmented reality and gamification - the use of game-based learning rather than traditional methods. It is an interesting time for e-learning, so it is more important than ever to stay informed. The best way to do that is to sign up for the free e-learning news digest from Wiser.

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Your Weekly Recommendations Monday, July 24, 2017
 
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8 Steps to Creating a Profitable Digital Course
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Aadhaar may be made must for e-courses
The Economic Times of India • Manash Gohain
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Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?
The Next Web • Alice Bonasio
Connectiv Launches ConnectivU Online Education Platform
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Coursera finds a student in AXA
The Economic Times of India • J. Vignesh
 
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Inside Higher EdJoshua Kim
Blog: Technology and LearningHow long is your commute? Do you think that educators involved in online education think differently about commuting - including telecommuting? Might the growing reach and acceptance of distance learning change how we think about commuting? I’ve been thinking...
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Colleges & Universities, E-Learning
In the News: Together, Technology and Teachers Can Revamp Schools – by Education Next
Education NextEducation Next
The Economist has put education technology on its cover this week. In an article in the leaders section, the editors explore how edtech can be at the service of teaching, rather than the other way around. In addition to making schooling more...
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Colleges & Universities, E-Learning
What Would An Online-First Academic Library Look Like?
Inside Higher EdJoshua Kim
Steven Bell wrote a great piece called What Academic Librarians Can Learn from Retail’s Meltdown. It is always fun when ideas and trends also catch the interest of a colleague, and that independently you both try to make sense of what you...
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E-Learning, Entrepreneurship
8 Steps to Creating a Profitable Digital Course
Entrepreneur MagazineMolly Marie Keyser
At the age of 19, I began my own business as a photographer, living in my grandmother’s guest bedroom with $0.81 to my name. A few short years later, I started solely shooting boudoir photography, and a year later I was making...
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Colleges & Universities, E-Learning
Aadhaar may be made must for e-courses
The Economic Times of IndiaManash Gohain
NEW DELHI: Aadhaar may be made mandatory for pursuing all online courses and only those universities which have been in existence for at least five years allowed to offer such courses, according to the draft UGC rules. The draft of University Grants...
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Big Data, Business Intelligence Software
4 courses every tech entrepreneur should take to stay afloat
Wamda
In the past few years, changes in social media show that something can work like magic one day, and become outdated the next. Given the speed and development of ecommerce and online marketing, relying on information and strategies learned in college may...
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Colleges & Universities, E-Learning
Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?
The Next WebAlice Bonasio
From AI-driven personalized learning to virtual reality, online courses will need to innovate to address their credibility issues and fulfill their enormous promise There’s little doubt that online courses are proving popular with students all over the world. Massive Open Online Course...
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E-Learning, Magazine Industry
Connectiv Launches ConnectivU Online Education Platform
FolioEmma Silva
The new platform, a series of 10-minute educational videos, launched July 10. This week, Connectiv, the business information association, launched ConnectivU, an online continuing education platform for companies looking to stay ahead in the digital marketplace. The program, a partnership with cloud-based...
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Liveops New Skill Builder Teaches Call Center 'Soft Skills'
CMSWireErika Morphy
Liveops is adding to its collection of training services today with a new customizable distance learning program for contact center workers called Skill Builder. Skill Builder provides live training feedback and multiple training models to help agents develop their soft skills while...
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Coursera, E-Learning
Coursera finds a student in AXA
The Economic Times of IndiaJ. Vignesh
BENGALURU: Online learning platform Coursera has entered into a global partnership with insurance company AXA to develop learning paths, curate relevant content and map out future competencies for its employees. For this, AXA will adopt Coursera's enterprise platform Coursera for Business. The...
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