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Attracting tourism with eLearning-programme and games

eLearningworld News Visit Norway is now launching an eLearning-programme called “Norway Expert” to engage and attract tourism to the country. In an interactive multimedia experience the programme answers questions like: Isn’t it always cold in Norway? When can I see the midnight sun and the northern lights? What is there to do in Norway? It is available in seven languages, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian. Where the first campaign is directed towards travel trade … Continue reading

Modern knowledge management in practice

Knowledge is power! However, today this is a truth with modification since knowledge becomes outdated much faster than before. Consequently, you will gain less if you save the knowledge in your own hideouts. The challenge for companies and the public sector but also schools is to manage to translate individual knowledge into organizational awareness and then to manage the knowledge-base with constant updates with focus on usability and pedagogy. Information management or knowledge management Traditionally, … Continue reading

Most read eLearningworld News and reviews 2016

Top 5 eLearningworld Reviews “If history were taught in the form of stories…”  Getting Design Thinking into the Core of the Organisation and Learning  The importance of Multitasking skills in a Digitized World  How to Engage with Gamification for Serious Results  Setting the Organisation in a Design Thinking and Learning Mood  Top 10 eLearningworld News Latest News: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2017, according to Gartner  Latest News: Growth hacking trends in Scientific Publishing Latest … Continue reading

Interactive Storytelling for Everybody

The world, according to the management guru Peter Drucker, consists of two kinds of people: Readers and Listeners. With these words, he is referring to how we learn and process information. In this spirit, different people prefer different environments when they learn or perform other engaging tasks. Some prefer a printed book or an audiobook, others a digital makerspace or a real lab to actually create in a learning by doing approach, or a game … Continue reading

Latest News: 86% of the Germans want more digital education in schools, new survey shows

eLearningworld News from Germany Germans see many benefits with more use of digital tools and services in school, this is the main results of a new survey on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). In this spirit 79 percent of respondents said that the increased use of digital technologies in education is indispensable in order to be prepared for the challenges of the 21st century, while 67 percent of respondents said … Continue reading

Latest News: First cornerstone to build a Nordic Edtech Community

eLearningworld News from Nordic Countries The only edtech accelerator hub in the Nordic Countries, the Finnish XEdu, and Edtech Sweden announcing a new co-operation with ambition to build an extended Edtech Community for support and collaboration opportunities for Edtech startups.  Niko Lindholm, Program Director at xEdu comments: We really look forward to being able to communicate the possibility to join the xEdu program to Sweden through our partner and its extensive network. This is the … Continue reading

Latest News: Benefits of using Virtual Reality in the Workplace

eLearningworld News from Germany The Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC) of Bielefeld University is one of 43 clusters of excellence in Germany. During 8-9 September 2016, CITEC is arranging the conference “Towards the workplace of the future — with virtual reality” where experts will present the latest developments and studies on augmented and virtual reality for the workplace. In short, VR works as a money-saver, tech-tester and as an authentic job training environment … Continue reading

Latest News: Basics of Learning Design for effective Knowledge Development

eLearningworld News from the World RK Prasad, the founder and CEO of CommLab India, identify in a new article on ATD five basic elements for successful technology enhanced learning design. The first is motivation where the learner needs to know why they should invest time and effort to complete a course, e.g. knowledge development to reach goals in the working life or private, including receiving certification when the course is completed. Secondly, stimulus, how to … Continue reading

Latest News: Four cornerstones for growth of the European eLearning market

eLearningworld News from EU A new forecast for the e-learning market in Europe from Technavio shows an expected growth of 12% during the period of 2016-2020. The research company identify four main driving forces; 1. Availability of basic digital infrastructure, where one of many triggers is online examinations. Today, more than half of the institutes in the EU have introduced online examinations, which are expected to reach close to 70% during the forecast period. 2. … Continue reading

Latest News: Digital Literacy and Innovation in Vocational Education

eLearningworld News from Germany Digitalisation of education is increasingly speeding up in Germany where a special focus in the over all creative environment is directed on vocational education. “Digital media in VET”-project is funded the German Ministry of Education and the European Social Fund (ESF) where digital media is recaptured to have immense potential in training with new forms of collaboration, effective ways of imparting the teaching and learning content. “Learning in the digital world … Continue reading