Emotion in learning (Part 1)

The secret behind learning design? Emotion. You know the old saying:"leave the emotion out of it." I'm here to advise you to leave the emotion in, […]

BYJU’S Delivers on Plans to Expand With Acquisition of U.S. Edtech Company

In December, BYJU’S, one of India’s largest tech companies, announced that it had secured $540 million in a private equity funding round. With over half […]

How TV White Space Internet will Bridge the Global Digital Divide: Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini in Conversation

In recent years, a few stories have popped up regarding efforts to bring broadband internet to rural areas via TV broadcast frequencies. Among these, Microsoft […]

Coursera Rolls Out Healthcare Vertical to Bridge Skill Gap

HOn January 17, 2018, Coursera announced the launch of a new health vertical. Offering a broad portfolio of health-related courses from the world’s top universities, […]

What NOT to do in L&D

As do most articles in the L&D space, I frequently talk about what we should do. And, it occurred to me, that I could (and […]

Trends in Corporate eLearning Part 1: VR, AR and MR in Learning and Training

It wasn’t all that long ago when speculation about the utility of artificial intelligence felt more like science fiction than science fact. Then along came […]

SAS and Coursera Launch New Program

In 2018, big data continued to be big news. Behind every big data solution for learning or business, there are people with deep expertise in […]

Online Homework Conflicts with Parental Limits on Kids’ Screen Time

Homework has long been a controversial topic among U.S. parents (to begin, see Time Magazine‘s 1999 article, “The Homework Ate My Family”). But increasingly the […]

Blackboard Ultra and Learn SaaS Are Finally Gaining Steam, According to Blackboard

On Tuesday, Blackboard, the one-time largest proprietary academic LMS provider, announced that their much-troubled premium product (Learn Ultra) is being used by 115 institutions around […]

HBX Becomes Harvard Business School Online

A few years ago, X–as in edX and MITx MicroMasters–appeared to be becoming synonymous with online learning. In the end, X’s transition from letter to […]

School Communications App Remind Faces Disruption in Canada as Rogers and Bell Hike SMS Rates

What’s more important: working to eliminate SMS text spamming or maintaining important avenues of communication in regions where LTE or affordable data plans in general […]

DeVos Announces More Support for College Online Learning

Betsy DeVos, the Secretary of Education, has made one thing clear from the beginning of her tenure: She’s a huge supporter of college online learning. […]

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