Online Learning Update

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3 Ways to Prepare for a Future Ready Library Now

Matthew Lynch. Tech Edvocate Libraries have always been the instructional heartbeat of the campus. Once surrounded with rows of bookcases, racks of glossy magazines, and […]

Who is first (and last) in the race to build a workforce fit for the future?

Emily Glassberg Sands & Vinod Bakthavachalam, European Sting The Fourth Industrial Revolution is transforming the world of work. Technology is advancing faster than humans, disrupting […]

7 Warning Signs an Online Degree is a Scam

Devon Haynie, Josh Moody; U.S.News & World Report For prospective online students, searching for a degree program can sometimes feel like being lost in the wilderness.  […]


by Charlie Bloom, Stylenest If you’re looking to enter back into education, but are struggling to juggle a work, family, and social life, online learning […]

Can elearning help to reduce workplace burnout?

By Sherman Morrison, eLearning Inside You arrive to your workplace for another day on the job, but things aren’t right. You feel exhausted even though […]

How to Get Hands-On with Machine Learning

Lisa Morgan, Information Week If you really want to understand the capabilities and limitations of machine learning, you have to get hands-on. Here’s a short […]

Workers want L&D-focused work, but employers aren’t delivering, survey says

By Riia O’Donnell & Katie Clarey; HR Dive U.S. workers hunger for learning opportunities because employers aren’t providing enough of them, according to a report […]

Delivering education through text messages: a more effective way to teach

MICHAEL IOFFE, Newsweek As a teaching medium, I came across studies from Stanford and Penn State that showed texts are amongst the most effective ways […]

The first online class I taught included both a homeless student and an Olympic athlete

by SHERI MCKEEVER, Hechinger Report In my first class, I had a homeless student from St. Paul and another who was training for the Olympics in […]

Dancing To the Tunes of Educational Content

Nazreen Nazir, Entrepreneur Short video platforms and live streaming platforms have converted everyone into a celebrity. TikTok and BIGO LIVE are examples of such short […]

Data Science Salary Survey Reveals Market Shift

Jessica Davis, Information Week Entry-level (level 1) predictive analytics professionals with a four-year degree can expect an entry-level base salary that averages $78,615 (with a […]

7 Technologies You Need to Know for Artificial Intelligence

Jessica Davis, Information Week Artificial intelligence is actually a term that encompasses a host of technology and tools. Here’s a closer look at some of […]

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