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Making lifelong learning relevant as an integrated part life, a MIT solution

eLearningworld News How can you make lifelong learning an integrated part of your life? MIT’s WaitChatter suite’s solution, a Google Chrome extension for Gchat, is an interaction design that focuses on the micro-moments when you have time available. The suite includes vocabulary exercises in French or Spanish that you answer while you’re waiting for your conversation partner to respond in Gchat or in other moments of waiting. Carrie Cai, a PhD student at MIT’s CSAIL, … Continue reading

Artificial Intelligence as the driver of personalised design

eLearningworld Design News The development of Artificial Intelligence is one of the main drivers for increasingly more personalised content. At last week’s Learning Technologies Conference in London, Thimon de Jong, strategy expert, described this as “the you know me”-era. An ongoing transformation that calls for a new mindset from designers of learning and other forms of content. In this spirit, CNBC News reporting about Google and H&M’s joint project in developing an app that allows … Continue reading

Content Marketing: Engaging in the right moment of time

The power of a story can be limitless. In the digital era this method from Ancient times also reinventing the main communication-channel from this age, namely word-of-mouth. Today this does not necessarily mean one-to-one-communication that spreads through a closed local network; instead millions could be ready to engage in the right individual moment in time. Micro-moments To use Google’s terminology what you looking for as a digital marketer or really as a marketer in general … Continue reading

Latest News: AI according to Elon Musk, Sundar Pichai, Jeff Bezos and Ginni Rometty

eLearningworld News from US AI analytics research is an industry that is expected to grow to $70 billion by 2020 from $8.2 billion in 2013, according to IDC research. Engines of this development are companies like IBM, Google, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. However, most agree with Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, that the work of building machines that teach themselves still belongs to science fiction. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty express the 105 year-old company’s vision … Continue reading

Latest News: Google launching a bridge to Virtual Reality

eLearningworld News from the World Google’s VR View is focusing on simplifying the process of develop images and videos into a magical virtual reality experience in mobile devices as well as on the web. The native apps developer can embed a VR view by grabbing the latest Cardboard SDK for Android or iOS and include some code, while on the web VR View is as simple as include an iframe (mirror-page) on a web-page. Google’s … Continue reading

Latest News: Google introduces App with MicroCourses to improve Marketing skills

eLearningworld News from Google For a long time “anytime, anywhere” has been a “selling-point” for online learning. In Google’s Primer-app this has developed into focus on those micro-moments when you really have time to learn. At the same time as the content is only one click away since it is packaged in a device you easily and often/always carry with you. It takes approximately five minutes to finish a lesson and the application that is … Continue reading

Latest News: Free Virtual Journeys for Schools around the World and the Deep Blue

eLearningworld News from the World Google’s Expeditions Pioneer Program includes more than 100 Expeditions ranging from museums to outer space. Go to Slovakias famous caves or coral reefs or the beautiful city of Barcelona or why not visit the surface of Mars. The virtual trip is as authentic that it can be without actually visiting the destination in person and its free. It will bring an extra interactive dimension to the learning process in the … Continue reading

Latest News: Indian universities producing CEOs for largest Western companies

eLearningworld News from India What has Microsoft, Nokia, Mastercard and Pepsi in common? The answer is that they are all run by people with degrees from Indian Universities. For instance, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft and Rajeev Suri, CEO of Nokia have both degrees from Manipal Institute of Technology. Now Google is added to this crowd after Sundar Pichai with a degree from the Indian Institute of technology has been selected to become the new … Continue reading

Latest News: Best seat to Google’s Global Conference Education on Air

eLearningworld News from the World Google’s global online conference about education took place May 8-9 with focus how to use the search engine giant’s tools for education to reach educational goals. The conference was completely web-based with the introduction: “You have the best seat in the house (your own!) to learn with other educators.” According to Wired approx. 43 000 participated in the conference and you can watch all the videos are now available at … Continue reading