eLearning Trends In 2020 - Featuring Tips On How You Can Leverage Them For Learning, Performance Gain, And Behavioral Change

| January 21, 2020

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During the last year, we have seen a considerable shift in the way online training is being designed and delivered. It aligns better with what the learners want (short, focused, on-the-go, on-demand, available within their workflow, and so on). It also marks a significant shift in the way L&D teams are looking at the training delivery to match what the learners want and the gain businesses want to see. There is a higher focus in looking at efficacy, impact, and ROI of the training. Several strategies show maturing, moving away from hype to showcasing real value.

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TeachersWithApps

TeachersWithApps is an educational app discovery resource site, co-founded by two lifelong educators, and is dedicated to the idea that quality mobile education apps are the tools of the future but they need to be used responsibly.Jayne Clare, Special Education teacher and One of “20 to Watch” Leaders Advancing Education Technology, and Anne Rachel, Early Childhood educator, co-founded TWA to help teachers, therapist, parents and students wade through the vast number of educational apps being released on a daily basis. They field-test every app with a cross-section of students/teachers as part of our review process.

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TeachersWithApps is an educational app discovery resource site, co-founded by two lifelong educators, and is dedicated to the idea that quality mobile education apps are the tools of the future but they need to be used responsibly.Jayne Clare, Special Education teacher and One of “20 to Watch” Leaders Advancing Education Technology, and Anne Rachel, Early Childhood educator, co-founded TWA to help teachers, therapist, parents and students wade through the vast number of educational apps being released on a daily basis. They field-test every app with a cross-section of students/teachers as part of our review process.

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