Open Educational Resources: revolutionizing traditional education and elearning

Along with the incredible rise in e-learning over the past few years, there has been a movement toward the use of open content, or Open Educational Resources (OER). OER are pedagogical materials, including textbooks, videos, worksheets, games, simulations, and even full courses, that are available for anyone to use.   These materials are free of...
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10 Reasons Why a SaaS LMS is the Most Cost-Effective Choice

The past few years of economic hardship have driven most companies to cut expenses wherever they can. Finding efficiencies has become a way for organizations to maintain their competitiveness, while still retaining their valuable workforce. But in order to develop and keep top-tier employees, companies must continue to provide the most current training. Job skills...
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Secrets of Course Learning Management System

Many businesses and schools use a learning management system for some aspect of course delivery or student assessment without utilizing many of the system’s features. When used to its fullest advantage, a course Learning Management System can transform the way that students learn and streamline many of an instructor’s tasks. Anywhere, Anytime Learning Online courses...
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The Role of Social Media in Online Learning

In the early 2000s, when Friendster and MySpace were introduced, these social networking tools were seen as the domain of young people – students who wanted to chat with their friends and to share music and other forms of entertainment. To say that since then social media has gone mainstream is a vast understatement. Today...
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Top 5 LMS Strategies for Corporate Training and Learning

Learning Management System (LMS) solutions will account for $1.9 billion in corporate spending in 2013, according to research firm Bersin by Deloitte. In order to get full value for their training investments, corporations need to be mindful of how they conduct their LMS deployment.   If you’re responsible for corporate training and learning, here are...
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The Answer Guide to Cloud-Based LMS Platforms

Just a few short years ago, there was no alternative to an in-house Learning Management System. Companies that wanted to effectively manage their employee training programs were forced to purchase the servers, storage devices and software to run a licensed LMS package. And let’s not forget the expense of an IT staff that is needed...
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Must Read Guide For Learning Management System Tools

The eLearning industry is growing by leaps and bounds, resulting in an almost overwhelming number of software solutions for creating and delivering online courses. The most effective way to approach elearning is with an Online Learning Management System (LMS). These systems provide a suite of tools that support all of the activities associated with creating...
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Benefits of Using Online Assessments

Learning at all stages requires some form of assessment. Even adult learning progress must be measured in some way. Teachers must find out how well a student has learned regardless of the level and subject of study. Many teachers find frequent, low-stakes assessments an effective way to measure knowledge. Other educators use only mid-term and...
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ProProfs in Business News Daily on Mobile Learning

Business News Daily, a comprehensive resource site for start-ups, recently published an article written by ProProfs CEO Sameer Bhatia, on mobile learning.  In the article Sameer, discusses the importance and benefits of an online mobile learning strategy and how it can improve online training.       By 2016, there will be a total of 10...
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