Does e-Learning Help Shy Learners Or Is It An Enabler?

Central Queensland University's academics studied the use of Twitter as an alternative to asking questions in front of the class ...
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PMI Survey: Poor Project Management Can Cost Government Millions

There have been several high-profile failures of publicly funded projects, acknowledged annually in Improbable Research's Ig Nobel Prizes, over the ...
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Why Aesthetics Matter to Learning

'Beauty is in the eye of the beholder'. People decide what is beautiful in accordance with their own likes and ...
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Avoiding a Cognitive Overload

Trying to glean new information from a miasma of multimedia can be daunting and also exhausting. This is a particular ...
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Five Proven Tips To Improve Your Well-being

There are many definitions of well-being, but the UK's New Economics Foundation’s approach seems particularly useful when it published 'Five ...
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Entitled People and How to Handle Them

Entitlement, or sense that we have the right to have something, can be a healthy expectation. It is, for example, ...
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Australia: Victoria Loses The Run Of Its e-Learning Iniatitive

Key contractor says it's 'not a technology issue' In 2009, CSG won the contract to provide Victoria with Ultranet, a state-wide ...
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Is An Arts Degree Worth It?

Anybody acquainted with graduates with a Bachelor's degree in liberal arts or humanities accept the fact that a traditional liberal ...
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Is Social Learning the Key to Healthcare Innovation?

Multiple bodies of literature support the importance of social learning in the health professions, recognizing that social networks are a ...
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When ‘Best Practice’ Isn’t The Best Practice

Recently commenting on the undesirable tendency to adopt educational fads in the classrooms, with apparently rampant indiscrimination, I was accused ...
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Media Skills for Learning Professionals

E-Learning is a multimedia domain and consequently it is important for instructional designers and other key learning professionals to be ...
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Mayer’s Theory of Multimedia Learning

The principle known as the 'multimedia principle' (Nine Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load in Multimedia Learning) states that 'people learn ...
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