OECD Report predicts online learning

I recently scanned the report, Education at a Glance 2012 OECD indicators and a paragraph on P485 caught my attention. It was the only mention of online learning that I could find in the report. (There was no mention of ‘eLearning’). However, what it said is significant for many of us. Even though it is […]

Bells and whistles do not equal interactive learning

Most of us are familiar with versions of the Learning Pyramid developed by the National Training Laboratories. You can see an example of it at http://siteresources.worldbank.org/DEVMARKETPLACE/Resources/Handout_TheLearningPyramid.pdf The key message is – the more we participate in the learning, the more we retain. You will notice that ‘audio-visual’ is listed as a passive teaching method – […]

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We want eLearning – now what? Part 4 – Expertise and skills

This is the fourth of a six part series on how to implement eLearning. Once you know what you want to implement, the success of the eLearning will depend on having people with the appropriate knowledge and skills In February 2011, the Flexible Learning Advisory Group published the report – Enabling workforce development – insights […]