e-learning

5 podcasts every e-learning professional should listen to – Education Article

…or should that be “to which every e-learning professional should listen”? Never mind, I can end a sentence with a preposition if I want to. Arcane grammar jokes aside, I’m a late bloomer to podcasts. While everyone else was apparently obsessed with them, they never really appealed to me until I starting taking long trips on the bus. Now I’m hooked. As many of my peers will attest, there’s no shortage of podcasts directed to the L&D practitioner. In fact,…

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Deep diving into strange worlds – Education Article

2017 was a whirlwind for me. I started a new job in a new sector, made loads of new friends there, learned heaps, and finished said job 10 months later before starting another one back in financial services. I haven’t had much of a chance to scratch myself! As a consequence, I haven’t blogged as frequently this year as I have done in previous years. However, while my posts may have been fewer, I dove deeper into a couple of…

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E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2018 – Education Article

Well 2018 is shaping up to be a strong year of professional development opportunities for e-learning professionals down under. A good spread of conferences is already scheduled along the Eastern Seaboard, while more will inevitably pop up (perhaps further west?) as the year progresses. The following list is organic, so keep an eye on it! International Conference on E-Learning and Distance LearningSydney, 29-30 January 2018 International Conference on Distance Education and Virtual LearningMelbourne, 1-2 February 2018 The Art of Knowledge…

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My decade of provocation | E-Learning Provocateur – Education Article

On this day 10 years ago, I pressed the “Publish” button on my first ever blog post. It was a welcome message pitching my corner of the World Wide Web as “a forum to share my thoughts and ideas about everything e‑learning, to explore new tools and technologies, and to highlight trends and changing behaviours in the online world.” I initially titled my blog Ryan 2.0 – hence the URL – because “on a personal level, it represents my next…

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The Easiest Ways to Measure Your Progress in School – EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS – Education Article

Measuring your progress is quite important in one’s everyday life, especially if you want to figure out how well you’re doing at school. Progress measurement should be second nature to people who are trying to improve in a particular field. Unfortunately, not many people know how to measure progress properly or easily. This can lead people to make plenty of misjudgments about progress. If you put more effort into measuring your progress, you’ll be able to get consistent and accurate…

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E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2019 – Education Article

Guess what… it’s less than a year to the iconic “2020”. I wonder what will emerge in the lead-up to this futuristic milestone for so many talkfests gone by. Now is the time for action and I sincerely hope our PD calendar is dominated by demonstrations and showcases. C’mon Aussies, let’s lead by example… International Conference on E-Learning and Distance LearningSydney, 30-31 January 2019 International Conference on Virtual and Augmented Reality SimulationsPerth, 23-25 February 2019 iDESIGNXBrisbane, 27 February 2019 Learning…

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