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  1. Learning management systems Most online learning occurs through a college's or university's learning management system (LMS). A LMS is a software application for maintaining, delivering, and tracking educational resources. According to the Educause Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) use of a LMS is nearly ubiquitous as 99% of colleges and universities report having one in place. Among faculty, 87% report using a LMS and find them useful for "enhancing teaching (74%) and student learning (71%)" (p. 10). Similarly, 83% of students use an LMS in their courses, with the majority (56%) using
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  4. Pearson Education, an offshoot of the historic publishing company Pearson PLC, has announced plans to reserve $50 million to participate in Series A and Series B funding rounds in the edtech sector. Bootcamps, emerging assessment and credentialing platforms, learning tools, and augmented reality-based education solutions are all on Pearson’s radar as they go shopping for potentially fruitful investments in edtech. While the launch of the company’s new venture capital arm may come as a surprise to some onlookers, in fact, it is just the latest chapter in the company’s long history of innovation
  5. Ten years ago, many educators believed online courses would be as effective as face-to-face (FTF) courses. Those attitudes have melted and few people still believe that online learning is less effective than learning in a traditional classroom. But pockets of skepticism remain—especially in certain areas of study. One of these is public speaking. Many universities in the United States require students to complete a public speaking course over the course of their undergraduate studies. Some have argued that one simply can’t complete a public speaking course online. After all, the medium is the
  6. Learnship, a corporate language instruction provider, announced on April 17th it had acquired GlobalEnglish, another operator in the sector. Details of the deal were not disclosed. Learnship launched in 2008. Their main service, Virtual Classrooms, replaced face-to-face business-focused language instruction with a remote virtual teacher. Many other massive language instructors have since caught on to the value proposition involved in this arrangement. Learnship Has Been Operating in the Virtual Corporate Language Space for More than a Decade The company took in, according to Cru
  7. Skillsoft, a company with a global reputation for delivering workplace training solutions, recently announced a new licensing agreement with MIT xPRO. MIT xPRO is an affiliate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that offers online learning courses for technology and business professionals. Starting this Spring, Skillsoft customers will be able to access MIT xPRO content on Skillsoft’s own training platform, Percipio–an open learning platform that helps organizations access curated content, including content from third-party sources. MIT xPRO MIT xPRO offers professiona
  8. Data is the new oil—or at least an increasingly valuable commodity that has apparently infinite reserves. Meanwhile many smaller and mid-size institutions of higher education across the U.S. are facing down enrollment issues of increasing magnitudes. Beyond a well-performing economy which historically translates into lower enrollments, the population of undergrads will simply be smaller over the next decade. Prospective students who will attend college, however, also leave a bread crumb trail of data upon which institutions must capitalize if they hope to stay afloat. That, at least, was the m
  9. No movie is complete without a sound track. While many films recycle existing music (minimalist composer Philip Glass’s music has been used in at least forty films in recent decades), there is still a demand for original film scores. For many musicians and composers, film scoring has become an important part of their income. Now, anyone interested in breaking into the film scoring business can explore the possibility online. Starting in January 2020, Berklee Online–the online program affiliated with the highly esteemed Berklee School of Music–will launch a new online master’s degree in film sc
  10. Developing the Habit of Reading Efficiently Reading is considered by many individuals as a primary leisure activity or hobby. More often than not, people will however neglect to elaborate on the kind of material that they enjoy reading. Finishing comic book and romance novels is obviously different from reading research material, presentations, and editorials. In terms of the professional aspect, it is the latter reading materials that can be beneficial to an individual. The former nevertheless prepares a person in becoming a more thorough reader. Learning Tool The book 10 Days to F
  11. How to read fast – Speed reading made easy Have you ever wished to be able to read a book very very fast? To be able to scan through the pages of a volume and understand everything you read? Imagine you how you could amaze your friends with speed reading, covering pages and pages in a heart beat, and also imagine how much time you can save on reading. You have a great book you want to enjoy but you never find the time in your busy day to day life to finish it? Your body has the potential of scanning through the pages. It is not a special talent that only some of us have, it is not a fictiona
  12. Tactics in Speed Reading Speed reading is a useful skill to be masterful in. some may question whether or not speed reading really works. There are many reasons why a person should consider improving their reading speed. Whenever individuals inquire about speed reading, there is a common misconception regarding the extent of the matter. Reading is thought of as the mind’s response and interpretation of what is written in print. When the mind does not respond during the application of techniques in speed reading then the truth of the matter is simply that the person is not reading at all. The
  13. How to Get Ready For Exams – Try Speed Reading Everyone feels sometimes that there is not sufficient time for getting ready for exams. Every day and every moment is essential in the process of studying for the exam. Every teacher sees how his students have to deal with difficulties while getting ready for the tests. Last moment cramming and time trouble are common issues that have a pretty negative influence on a great deal of students. Still there is a way to solve them if the next advice is followed. Unwanted Stress before Exams The question is about the reason for which students cr
  14. Efficient Methods of Speed Reading Memorizing Speed reading memorizing methods vary from plain enhancement of understanding to amazing photographic memory. Many people wish to acquire the ability of speed reading when other individuals want to find out hot they can speed read. Both circumstances offer the motivation that might help us in learning speed read. Even if it is an amazing ability, it is useless if you are not able to remember anything. Thus, it is essential to comprehend how speed reading works and how to use speed reading memorizing methods. How Speed Reading Works Usually
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