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10 Easy Ways To Implement Experiential Learning In The Corporate World

In today’s world, experiential learning provides a valuable opportunity for employees to learn from experience. Through its skill-building processes and techniques, your employees can learn to better interact with customers, co-workers, and management by learning from real-world …

Human Resources

The first textbook with clickable paper

Education could be a huge market for augmented reality, but questions persist about its value in the classroom<p>Purists will say books are interactive …

Augmented Reality

Three Ways to Use Flipgrid Now That All Features are Free

In case you missed it last week, Flipgrid was acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft then made all of the premium features of Flipgrid available for free …

Education Technology

The ultimate guide to defining, writing, and implementing OKRs

How to Use Objectives & Key Results for Planning (and Achieving) Your Company Goals<p>How did Google grow from 40 to 88,000 employees and $100+ billion …

Management

Backchanneling: The Why, How, and What (Best Tool)

As I wrote previously, digital tools can support and enhance discussion among learners and adults. As a supplement to traditional discussion …

Education Technology

Q&A Collections: Differentiating Instruction

I'll begin posting new questions and answers in early September, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on …

Teaching

Response: Ways to Use Tech to Differentiate Instruction

<b>(This is the first post in a two-part series)</b><p>The new question-of-the-week is:<p><i>What are ways technology can assist teachers apply differentiated</i> …

Education Technology

Microsoft buys edtech startup Flipgrid and makes the video discussion tool free for all schools

Microsoft has acquired education technology startup Flipgrid, Inc., and immediately announced that the subscription social learning platform will be …

Education Technology

6 Good Digital Textbook Sources for Teachers

In response to a couple of requests we received from our readers here in EdTech and Mlearning, we went ahead and curated for you the collection …

Education Technology

Free Flexible Tool Helps Users Build Infographics

Easel.ly Think critically, share creatively with infographic-creation tool Pros: Great templates and flexible features let students learn through …

Infographics

KPMG and Google Enter an Alliance to Help Organizations Transform Digital Experiences

KPMG International today announced an alliance with Google to help organizations transform their business and operating models with secure cloud …

Microsoft turns SharePoint into the simplest VR creation tool yet

Microsoft is sticking with its pragmatic approach to VR with SharePoint spaces, a new addition to its collaboration platform that lets you quickly build and view Mixed Reality experiences. It's a lot like how PowerPoint made it easy for anyone to create business presentations. Sharepoint spaces …

Tips and resources for instructional designers entering the field

Though it has existed longer than many realize, the field of instructional design remains an emerging profession within higher education. As a …

7 Hot Trends That Make Custom eLearning Popular In 2018

Custom eLearning courses are becoming increasingly popular in the learning space. This article helps training managers gain an insight into the …

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>June 05, 2018</b><p>Keep learning, or risk becoming irrelevant. It's a truism in today's economy: the only constant is change. Technological automation is making jobs less routine and more cognitively challenging. Globalization means you're competing with workers around the …

Free Tools for Creating Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

40 Years of Leadership Taught Me 3 Rules That All Managers Should Follow

Leadership is greater than the sum of its parts.<p>In more than four decades in the corporate world, I've learned many management lessons -- some the hard way.<p>I've also endeavored to share some of the wisdom I've picked up from those lessons with the sharp, ambitious, young men and women at Stanford …

Leadership

The 4 reasons to stop setting goals (and focus on process, instead)

I’m a recovering outcome addict.<p>Since my teenage years, I’ve been chasing one outcome after the next.<p>The list is exhausting. Leaving Turkey and …

Motivation

The 3 Types of Chatbots & How to Determine the Right One for Your Needs

Chatbots come in three distinct flavors. Make sure to choose the one that’s right for you.<p>Don’t bring a bazooka to a water gun fight 🔫<p>If you think …

Chatbot Decision Trees

At each node in the decision tree the system asks a typically multiple choice question and, based on the answer, branches to the next node. What …

Augmented Reality In Corporate Training: Should You Wait Or Adopt Now?

AR is a great technology that helps learners truly enjoy learning on the go and can be adaptive enough to provide each employee a personalized …

What Makes For a Great Conversation With a Bot?

Conversational interfaces have nothing of the glamour of their graphical counterparts. There are no gradients, no strokes, no shadows or rounded …

Changing Mobile Learning Practices: A Multiyear Study 2012–2016

Student surveys on mobile technology usage highlight a need for better mobile integration in coursework and institutional strategy.<p>Since the first …

Chatbots in eLearning

Techopedia defines a chatbot as – <i>‘An artificial intelligence (AI) program that simulates interactive human conversation by using key pre-calculated</i> …

Five (Easy-to-Implement) Ways Video Can Have a Powerful Impact on Teaching and Learning

The days of standing in front of the classroom and “lecturing” are long gone. By using video, teachers can keep students engaged in new and …

To Fight Your Burnout, Take Control of It

When you’re burned out and exhausted, it’s easy to think of yourself as a victim of circumstances — and forget that you have a say in your situation. Instead of blaming everyone else for your being overworked and overstressed, take ownership of it. Think to yourself: <i>“Others may have contributed to</i> …

Module 9: QR Codes

I ask all of my students to download a QR scanner in the first year and never really do that much after apart from using it for Padlet, as the …

VR As Immersive Learning Technology

How Immersive Learning And Virtual Reality Are Intertwined<p>Immersive technology is the technology that fades the line between the real and the …

These 3 Rare Leadership Habits Have Been Found in the World's Best Bosses

This is the undisputed secret weapon of all great leaders.<p>Yesterday, I wrote about how great leaders walk the higher road of integrity when making <i>any</i> and <i>all</i> decisions because they have character -- a non-negotiable requirement for anyone wearing the badge of "leadership."<p>Seems logical to operate …

Leadership

How to Build a Culture of Empathy to Support Design Thinking

Thinking Like a Designer<br>April 12, 2018 | Volume <b>13</b> | Issue <b>15</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>How to Build a Culture of Empathy to Support Design Thinking<p>Alyssa …