Connecting dots of digital learning


Making Sense Out of Learning Data (0)

06/18/2014 • Learning Analytics

Why do we want to collect learning data? Data without purposes is meaningless, what should the data strategy be?   We want to understand how learning impacts business results. We want to know the correlation between L&D efforts and organizational key indexes. We want to know how well the training improve employers’ performance in workspace…. Read More ›

Learning Standards »

Beyond Content Portability – An Activity Based Elearning Architecture (1)

LETSI activity based learning architecture

The International Federation for Learning, Education, and Training Systems Interoperability, LETSI, is a community of people and organizations who see technology’s potential to revolutionize the way we teach and learn online. LETSI prepared a white paper in 2010 describing how an ‘activity-based architecture’ could replace content packaged for delivery on a Learning Management System and… Read More ›

Digital Textbook »

Top Tips for Creating Accessible EPUB 3 Files (0)


DIAGRAM stands for “Digital Image And Graphic Resources for Accessible Materials.” Established in 2010, The DIAGRAM Center is a research and development center whose goal is to dramatically change the way image and graphic content for Accessible Electronic Media (AEM) is produced and accessed, so that students with print disabilities are provided equal access to the general education curriculum. EPUB3 is… Read More ›

Digital Learning »

Ten Useful Reports on #MOOCs and Online Education (0)

Supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is the leading global membership organization for open, distance, flexible and online education, including e-learning, and draws its membership from institutions, educational authorities, commercial actors, and individuals. ICDE was founded in 1938 in Canada as the International Council… Read More ›

Experience API Powered Learning »

Play and Learn #xAPI in a mini MOOC (1)

verbs vs taxonomy levels

Have you joined the journey of experimenting with xAPI with Jessie this year? Jessie and her team “xAPI Profilers” had built some interesting mini courses to play with xAPI while participating in xAPI design cohort hosted by ADL. Read the post  ” Experience The Experience API (#xAPI) “. (the mini course is a work in progress) Guess what? The… Read More ›

Mobile Learning Design »

Open Standards, Open Web Platform, Web on Everything (1)

web platform docs logo

On 29 August 2012 five leading global organizations jointly signed an agreement to affirm and adhere to a set of Principles in support of The Modern Paradigm for Standards; an open and collectively empowering model that will help radically improve the way people around the world develop new technologies and innovate for humanity. The result… Read More ›

Personalized Learning »

Why Competency-Based Learning is Crucial for Personalized Learning (1)

With online courses and resources available in abundance, competency-based learning should play a more crucial role in education. A competency-based education allows students to progress at their speed. Students can take an assessment on-demand when they were ready to demonstrate mastery on specific competencies.  Learning truly becomes more personalized. This infographic is created by Rasmussen College. Beyond the scope of this… Read More ›

Future of Education »

Eric Schmidt on Online Education (0)

The paperback of THE NEW DIGITAL AGE: Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives (Vintage) by Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Google Ideas Director Jared Cohen hit the bestseller lists in March. But the issues the authors discuss have not lost their currency since then. From digital surveillance by the U.S. government, to Twitter troubles in Turkey,… Read More ›

iPad for Learning »

Play and Learn Classical Music (#iPadchat, #edapps) (0)

iPad app for learning classic music

Imagine that you can listen to famous short classical pieces performed by world-class musicians, and watch a story unfold with the melody. Imagine that you can paint to the music, or play maze games, or have illustrated characters come alive at your fingertips. Imagine that you can learn about classical music and increase your IQ… Read More ›

Mobile Learning »

Five Moments of Learning Need and Performance Support (1)

Designed by Dr. Conrad Gottfredson, a leading expert on performance support, the Five Moments of Need© is a framework that posits that there are five primary moments of need employees face in the learning and performance life cycle. The Five Moments of Need© are parsed into two phases.   Acquisition of Knowledge The first and… Read More ›

Mobile Learning Stories »

Secrets of Mobile Learning Failures (#mlearning) (3)


Secrets of mlearning failures: confronting reality, from Research in Learning Technology Thomas Cochrane Centre for Teaching and Learning, Auckland University of Teaching, Auckland, NZ Having implemented and evaluated over 35 mlearning projects in a variety of contexts in higher education over the past 6 years the researcher is ready to share the untold secret: not all mlearning… Read More ›

Gamification of Education »

The Most Effective Uses of Gamification in Learning (0)


An Coppens Gamification in learning works best when you make the learner think and you let them experience the consequences of their choices. Andrew Hughes Gamification can transform your material into something meaningful that users will carry with them long after they’ve finished your training. Anya Andrews Besides the learner audience engagement and development of… Read More ›