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Insights From The eLearning Frontier

This Edition: E-learning Trends for 2020, Team-Based Learning, a History of Punctuation, & More

  • Top E-learning Trends in 2020 You Should Know – As an online learning platform owner (or maybe you’re just starting your business in the e-learning sector) you probably know that to stay competitive in today’s high-tech world you must keep technological trends under the radar. Users prefer what is fast, entertaining, and efficient. And only technology can promise you that. So, what are the current e-learning trends, and what factors have been driving them

  • Khan Academy’s Sal Khan shares advice for online learning: Do less, and turn off the camera – For the past 12 years, Salman Khan has been touting online learning as the future of education. But even he didn’t imagine us crashing into that future so suddenly and with little time to prepare. Now millions of schools are starting the fall semester with distance learning over laptops and tablets to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus, while many others have started with a hybrid of in-person and online learning. Khan hopes to help guide them.

  • 3 Incredible Results You Can Achieve By Harnessing the Power of Team-Based Learning – Team-based learning is an educational approach that is centred around giving learners control and responsibility for their comprehension. In order to achieve this desired outcome, learners work together in a collaborative environment, where they are all presented the same problem and information. Once the conditions of the learning exercise are disclosed, it is entirely up to the team to collectively find a resolution.

  • A history of punctuation – Punctuation is dead – or is it? If you’ve ever texted ‘im here’ or ‘its in the car’, you’re in good company. Most of us have, at some point since the dawn of texting, transgressed the boundaries of good grammar, and swallowed one apostrophe or another in the name of speed or convenience. Studies have shown that textisms don’t deteriorate language skills, but boost them – provided such texting goes hand in hand with ‘proper’ grammar education.

  • No flour, pasta or eggs? The perfect substitutes for 20 common ingredients – How you work around your lack of ingredients may determine how well you eat in 2020. To help, we asked various chefs and expert foodies – the kind of people who improvise every day – for their tips on how to best substitute in and swap out key ingredients while still creating delicious meals.

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