5 Must-Have Elements For Designing eLearning For Millennials

| March 4, 2019

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Does the nebulous, oft-used term “Millennial” get you thinking about its relevance? Well, fret no more! According to Pew Research, “Anyone born between 1981 and 1996 (ages 23 to 38 in 2019) is considered a Millennial”[1]. Born into the digital era, they are bound to feel at home with digital learning courses. In turn, this poses a challenge for eLearning courseware design, since the Millennials won’t settle for anything less than engaging, interactive, immersive eLearning content.

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Huntington University

Located in the heart of northeast Indiana, Huntington University is a full-accredited, Christ-centered, liberal arts institution offering undergraduate, graduate, and non-traditional adult and professional degrees in a residential and online format. In additional to being “One of the best colleges in the U.S.” (The Princeton Review and Forbes), a “Top 3 Indiana baccalaureate college” (U.S. News & World Report), and a “Top economic value” (Educate to Career), Huntington University is recognized for its impressive graduate and retention rates, second-to-none student life experience, and world-class faculty.

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How Machine Learning, A.I. Might Change Education

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Making remote learning effective and engaging with Microsoft Education resources

Article | March 11, 2020

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3D-printable cases for the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera

Article | March 11, 2020

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How to send money online to Switzerland

Article | March 11, 2020

Although Switzerland is a small nation, it’s influenced by many of the countries that surround it - French, German and Italian are all spoken as official languages, and Switzerland is home to many people from around Europe. On the other hand, certain aspects of Swiss culture have spread in the other direction and become famous around the globe - just think of Swiss watches, Swiss banking and, of course, Toblerone! There are hundreds of thousands of Swiss expats who have moved abroad to live, work and study in other countries, and who regularly send money home to friends and family in Switzerland.

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Huntington University

Located in the heart of northeast Indiana, Huntington University is a full-accredited, Christ-centered, liberal arts institution offering undergraduate, graduate, and non-traditional adult and professional degrees in a residential and online format. In additional to being “One of the best colleges in the U.S.” (The Princeton Review and Forbes), a “Top 3 Indiana baccalaureate college” (U.S. News & World Report), and a “Top economic value” (Educate to Career), Huntington University is recognized for its impressive graduate and retention rates, second-to-none student life experience, and world-class faculty.

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