December 20, 2018 By Radio Iowa Contributor The definition of “snow day” is changing for middle school and high school students in one northwest Iowa school district. Tara Paul, superintendent at Estherville Lincoln Central Schools, says there will be “online learning days” in her district when winter weather is too treacherous for students and staff to get to school. “It’s not going to be where they are sitting behind the computer or at their device for eight hours,” Paul says. “It will be: ‘We have a five to 10 minute assignment,’ maybe ‘A 10 to 15 minute assignment’ depending on their age level and on the course.” There could be longer assignments for high school courses. “Our teachers will be available to the students throughout the day and that could be through email, it could be through a phone call, it could be through Google Hangout, any other video chat that the teachers choose to … [Read more...] about Northwest Iowa district replacing ‘snow days’ with ‘online learning days’
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Baker Communications announces L.E.A.P., a whole new generation platform for e-learning One of the biggest disappointments in the world of e-learning has been completion rates. Although it’s better than when online learning first appeared, today’s completion rates still average only 13%.”— Joe DiDonatoHOUSTON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, June 26, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Baker Communications, Inc. (BCI) announced that they’re making a new e-learning platform available to their clients called L.E.A.P. It stands for - Learn. Enable. Apply. Process. – the four steps it uses for engaging learners. According to Joe DiDonato, who made the announcement on behalf of BCI, “One of the biggest disappointments in the world of e-learning has been completion rates. Although it’s better than when online learning first appeared, today’s completion rates still average only 13%.” The company said that it’s new platform has been tested … [Read more...] about Baker Communications Announces the Next Generation of E-Learning
CHEYENNE – State education and college officials are working to make online education easier for all Wyoming students.Cheyenne students will begin experiencing the results of those efforts sooner than some students in the state.Laramie County Community College is changing its online learning management system May 29 to Canvas from D2L.Canvas also is used by the University of Wyoming and 23 state school districts, including Laramie County School District 1. This year, five of the state’s seven community colleges will begin using the platform.Kari Brown-Herbst, LCCC’s director for the Center of Teaching and Learning, said the state community college presidents decided in summer 2016 to find ways to form a more collaborative relationship for students, and technology was one way they thought they could accomplish that.At the time, the colleges used a variety of online learning management systems.“What that meant, of course, was you could have an experience via the … [Read more...] about WDE and community colleges switch to common online ed
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2018--While taking care of an ill or aging family member can be rewarding, it can also be emotionally, mentally and physically draining. In an effort to ease the burden on caregivers, Amerigroup Washington and SEIU 775 Benefits Group have partnered to create a respite care online training that addresses the unique needs of a caregiver. These online trainings will also reach the largest number of learners and increase access that is available at all time frames, bringing convenience for the respite care workers.This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180502006324/en/Interim Executive Director of SEIU 775 Benefits Group Abby Solomon receives $30,000 contribution from Amerigroup Washington President Craig Smith. This contribution will be used to develop and offer a respite care online training, which will illustrate the unique needs required to bring respect and dignity for those … [Read more...] about Amerigroup and SEIU 775 Benefits Group Partner to Create New Online Respite Care Training for Long-Term Care Workers
Adaptive Learning Software Market The application of interactive displays in traditional educational systems will drive the market growth in Canada. HYDERABAD, TELANGANA, INDIA, April 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- HYDERABAD, India, April 25, 2018 Adaptive Learning Software Market Keywords- Adaptive Learning Software Market, e learning tools, adaptive technology, adaptive learning mechanism, digital learning, learning management systems, interactive displays, adaptive software According to the new market research report by IndustryArc titled“Adaptive Learning Software Market: By User (Educational institutions, Corporate training and Online courses) and Geography – Forecast (2018-2024) ”, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 29.2% from (2018-2024). The adoption of adaptive software programs in schools and colleges, and increase in government initiatives for education will drive the market during the forecast period. Americas has a major share in the Adaptive … [Read more...] about Adaptive Learning Software Market s expected to grow at a CAGR of 29.2% from (2018-2024).