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Online Learning Drop Out Factors

I was recently interviewed for a magazinearticle about the main factors that contribute to eLearning dropout rates. The answer to this question is not clear cut or simple. There are a number of variables including: i) the type and academic … Continue reading

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Life Happens

I made a promise when I started this blog that I would do my best to write something once a week, however life happens and I missed a week ago. My excuse is that I had an Angioplasty procedure in … Continue reading

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Web-Based Dramatised Scenarios

I come out of a long background of TV and video production as a director and producer. One of the things I learned was the power of scripted dialogue for carrying a story and revealing a character’s attitudes, their self-image … Continue reading

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Education VS Training

In an earlier post I mentioned that I recently presented at a Blended Learning Conference in Auckland. I was one of only 2 or 3 who were at the conference from academia, the rest of the delegates were from the … Continue reading

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Building a Blended Solution

One of the recurring themes in discussion about traditional modes of training and education is the fact that it no longer meets the needs of employers and workplace learners alike. Laura Overton in an article in Trainigzone (1) made this … Continue reading

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A Blended Learning Approach

What is Blended Learning? There are a number of definitions of of Blended Learning, floating around in the cyber-ether. This from Curtis Bonk and co: “Blended Learning: the purposeful integration of traditional face-to-face learning environments with computer / web-mediated and … Continue reading

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Early attrition and drop out in eLearning

Early attrition in eLearning In part, this blog entry draws on a couple of conference presentations and journal articles that I have given or written. It is a topic about which I hear a lot of conversations, often as a … Continue reading

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