Isaac Tolpin

20 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Following | 36 Followers | @isaactolpin2015 | CEO @RedJacketWest | Co-Founder ConveYour.com | Married to @angietolpin | Father of 7 | Creating a Positive Disruption in eLearning.

Learners of the Future Infographic

<b>Learners of the Future Infographic</b>In a mere five years, learning will look dramatically different from what it looks like today, and organizational …

Infographics

Here’s Why You Should Hire The Candidate Without A Four-Year Degree

Nearly 60% of college students say they feel prepared for the workforce. Only 23% of employers agree.<p>The value of a four-year college degree hasn’t been so hotly disputed at any other time in living memory. Nontraditional educational paths are gaining acceptance in certain parts of the workforce as …

Employment

3 Changes to the Education System

My mind is on overload. Eric Sheniger is participating in a book study on Voxer with us. The book we are discussing is Uncommon Learning. (written by …

Teaching

How a 6 month ‘degree’ could put you ahead of the competition « Online Learning Update

<b>by Will Worley, CNN</b><p>Nanodegrees are a new form of online learning, focusing on specialized tech related subjects. They are run by a company named …

Digital marketing trends to look out for in 2016

Here is a look at the hot new digital marketing trends for 2016 and how you can use them for your business

Digital Marketing

Why 3000+ Word Blog Posts Get More Traffic (A Data Driven Answer)

With decreasing attention spans and everyone using small screens, it makes sense to publish 300 word blog posts, <i>right?</i><p>You may argue – this content …

How to Start an Event Planning Business from Home (Updated 2018)

Many Event Planners start out working from home. This can be a great model for setting up an event planning business as it keeps overheads down in …

Online learning can work if universities just rethink the design of their courses

Early attempts by universities to put their courses online haven’t been hugely successful so far in terms of generating strong grades and …

Education Technology

Just the facts: Rote learning is wrong.

Memorization expert Anita Acai on how to unlearn all those bad study habits you developed in high school<p>If you think the workload in high school is …

Pedagogy

Idiosyncrasies of E-learning – Avoid These Pitfalls

In the e-learning industry, we always strive to develop e-learning courses that are engaging, innovative, and faciliate maximum knowledge transfer in …

Have Better Conversations With the "Rule of Three"

The secret to being a good conversationalist—one people enjoy talking with, and whose company they seek—is very simple. It's talking with them, not …

Leadership

Pedagogy, Technology, and the Example of Open Educational Resources

When no meaningful relationship exists between an educational technology and pedagogy, the tool itself loses value. Open educational resources …

Education Technology

Online Education Company Udacity Is Tech's Latest Unicorn

Online education startup Udacity has raised a huge new round of funding that, according to a source close to the company, values the business at …

Online Education

6 Simple Tricks To Make Your eLearning Course Stand Out

<b>How To Make Your eLearning Course Stand Out</b><p>The continued growth of eLearning industry is dependent on just one single thing; effective, elegant …

Meet The LucidCam, The Future Of Consumer VR

I was at a meet and greet thrown by a prominent VC firm this week and it was quite enjoyable. There were friendly faces, conversations and a couple of folks huddled around a desk in the corner. Wait. That’s so not “social.” I went over to explore and what were they doing? Checking out virtual …

Virtual Reality

Coding bootcamps are replacing computer science degrees

In recent years, a growing number of coding boot camps have helped address the large gap between available software engineering positions and qualified candidates to fill them. Coding bootcamps have been so successful that observers have wondered whether these programs are beginning to replace …

What If Content Is Not King?

"We never call anything that's good 'content.' Nobody walks out of a movie they loved and says, 'Wow! What great content!' Nobody listens to …

Marketing

A Visual Guide To Elective Vs Directive eLearning

<b>Learner Completion Rate</b><p><b>Elective</b> <br>When asking, not telling, a learner to consume content there will be a lower completion rate. Elective training is …

9 Amazing Augmented Reality Apps for Teaching and Learning

We’re Seeing an Explosion of Free and Low Cost Augmented Reality Tools for Education Augmented reality (AR) has evolved in recent years and its …

Augmented Reality