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What Do Emotions Have to Do with Learning?

Another counter-intuitive contention made by D’Mello is that even negative emotions can play a productive role in learning. In this latest study, he …

Slidedocs®: Spread Ideas With Visual Documents

<i>Presentations are one of the most powerful tools for persuasive communication, but they’re not always the right vehicle to deliver information.</i> …

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PowerPoint for E-Learning | The Rapid E

To successfully use PowerPoint for rapid elearning, you need to do two things:<p><b>Rethink how you use PowerPoint.</b> Most people approach it from a linear …

7 Tools for Lean Content Marketing

Last week, Scoop.it released the official #leancontent framework. The lean content ideology addresses the issue of knowing a content strategy is …

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Getty Images makes much of its photo portfolio free to use

Getty Images, the premiere collection of professional quality photos on the Internet, has for years charged licensing fees to those who wanted access to its extensive portfolio, but that is changing.<p>The image provider has launched an Embed tool that allows people to use more than 35 million of the …

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eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014

Our industry is notorious for chasing after trends. We all enjoy reading the summaries of the past year – and seeing predictions for the new one. …

5 Online Games That Teach Kids the Art of Persuasion

Good argumentation isn't just important to the humanities. Citizen Science demonstrates how effective persuasive skills help scientists better inform …

Khan Academy and the Effectiveness of Science Videos

Growing up with Social Media Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on October 30, 2013<p>13 is the minimum age required by Facebook policy. However, 5 million users under the age of 10 have Facebook profiles. …

5 Reasons for Social Media Communication In Education

by Bart Caylor · July 19, 2018<p>Your education website is the heart of your digital marketing strategy. Is it suffering from any of the 15 symptoms … …

Are Your Virtual Students Engaged? — Chief Learning Officer

Let’s face it. Engaging students during online learning can be really frustrating.<p>Over the years, I’ve developed many ways to involve students in …

Four Things You Need To Know About Online Learning

(Image Source: Hype Cycle CC BY SA 3.0)<p>Here’s how the hype cycle works: something new comes out and everyone jumps on the bandwagon proclaiming its …

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Teaching students good learning strategies would ensure that they know how to acquire new knowledge, which leads to improved learning outcomes, …

8 Common Thinking Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day and How to Prevent Them

Get ready to have your mind blown.<p>I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that I subconsciously make <i>all the time</i>. Obviously, …

The future of storytelling: Collaboration, quality, engagement | MelAclaro.com | instructional designer | screencasting wizard

The barriers to entry are much lower… anyone, if they want to, can really be creative and say what they want to say.<p>A compelling snippet here (at …

Do You Really Need An Instructional Design Degree? | The Rapid E

September is the start of a new school year. So it’s a good time to revisit the ongoing debate about whether or not you need an instructional design …

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5 Easy Video Editing Software Options

Recording your own video footage is becoming easier and easier. Most cellphones have basic video cameras and with sharing platforms like Vimeo and …

Video is No Longer an Option, It's Go**amn Mandatory

So, attendees of the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit were welcomed to the event with a video created by Bonfire Labs, with the theme of storytelling …

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social …

22 Ways To Use Twitter For Learning Based On Bloom's Taxonomy

<b>22 Ways To Use Twitter For Learning Based On Bloom’s Taxonomy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>In 2012, one of the first posts we created was a “<b>twitter spectrum</b>,” …

10 Simple E-Learning Design Tips

There is a thin line between creating elearning that is effective and creating a course that misses the mark. Many instructional designers go through …

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Why Teachers Should Be Trained Like Actors

Those first workshops were a learning experience in building on skill sets. Lemov remembers in one of his first groups, teachers pretended to be …

Exploring YouTube's education channels

YouTube is usually associated with the latest viral video, but now growing numbers of people are turning to the video-sharing website for education instead of entertainment.<p>Teachers are broadcasting lessons online, everything from biology to foreign languages -- and for some, this online …

YouTube Pro Series Kicks Off with Four Videos: Working with Advertisers

We talked about YouTube Pro Series before, a series helping those who are turning YouTube into their main source of income. Yesterday the program got …

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