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These terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but have different meanings, purposes and uses.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-06-01
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
These terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but have different meanings, purposes and uses.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-06-01
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
If you have been experiencing low response rates for your surveys, a badly worded questionnaire may be the culprit. Poorly formulated questions on a survey... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-28
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
Having a cover letter for a survey is not so important, right? Afterall, it is not like a CV? Wrong! Just like applying for a... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-27
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
In a continuation of my blog post series on survey design, here are more tips to help you develop surveys. As you know, a well... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-26
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
What is the number one nightmare of anyone involved in designing and administering surveys? Answer: A high number of questionnaires returned with many items uncompleted... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-25
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
Published on: 2020-05-22
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
Published on: 2020-05-07
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
There is no disputing that your effectiveness in any endeavor comes down to your strategies and tools. Evaluations are no different.The right power tool for... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-04-13
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
What is a Proxy Indicator?Sometimes the phenomenon that is being studied or investigated cannot be directly measured. Or in the case of evaluations, the results... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-04-07
Source Site: Ann-Murray Brown
Author: Ann-Murray Brown
Some of my clients are really interested in measuring their impact. RCTs and other quasi-experiments are first on their list of suggested designs. But our repertoire... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2019-07-29
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
This handy poster made by Johanna Boehnert explains 16 terms that often pop up in thining about complex systems. It's a bit like a gateway... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2019-07-19
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
I'm studying again and for that, I'm reading. A lot. I'm reading about systems thinking and factors that support sustained outcomes of development interventions. Often... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2019-07-17
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
Although we reportedly now live in a post-evidence era, I still choose to cling to the minority view that programmes should be informed by research... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2017-01-27
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
Three times in one week I've now found myself explaining the use of evaluation rubrics to potential evaluation users. I usually start with an example... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2016-07-13
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
Last year I attended a course on "Using Evidence for Policy and Practice" presented by Philip Davies from the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation [3ie].... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2016-02-29
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
The SAMEA conference is happening from 12 to 16 October and I'm looking forward to it. Since January, I've had to temporarily downscale my professional involvement in the... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2015-10-07
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
Published on: 2014-11-20
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
The use of technology for data collection has gained a lot of interest from Monitoring and Evaluation professionals over the past decade. Few would argue... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2014-11-18
Source Site: Impact Evaluation
Author: Frank
You know how the forces at work in the universe sometimes conspire and confronts you with a persistent nudge... over an over again? Well this... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2014-10-16
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
An old classmate, that took the market research route after completing her Research Psych Master's Degree, asked me for a couple of references to check... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2014-09-12
Source Site: M&E Blog
Author: Benita Williams
Monitoring is the systematic and routine collection of data during project implementation for the purpose of establishing whether an intervention is moving towards the set... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2013-07-02
Source Site: Impact Evaluation
Author: Frank
One of the constant features of M&E work is the representation of data. M&E personnel find themselves in positions where they need to or have... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2013-06-25
Source Site: Impact Evaluation
Author: Frank
Most organizations/ projects are faced with the data quality dilemma. Analysis of project data may leave the relevant personnel with reservations regarding the authenticity of... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2013-06-21
Source Site: Impact Evaluation
Author: Frank
Some of the most confused terminologies within the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation field are the words, “input”, “activities”, “outputs”,” outcomes” and “impact”. Within the R,... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2013-06-10
Source Site: Impact Evaluation
Author: Frank

Too little technology makes remote instruction nigh impossible. Too much makes it a hassle. Such was the two-sided dilemma that many educators ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-07
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Tony Wan
The University of Arizona announced this week that it plans to buy the for-profit Ashford University for $1. Well, it’s sort of a sale. Except... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-07
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Jeffrey R. Young
Before I started teaching ninth grade Algebra in D.C. Public Schools, I had a career in global health. I would sometimes travel alone for work... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-06
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: April Williamson
As educators, we craft learning experiences based on the pedagogical foundations set by those who came before us. In higher education, the student ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-06
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Mordecai I. Brownlee
Digital skills bootcamp provider Springboard has some extra bounce in its step these days, thanks to a $31 million investment led by Telstra Ventures, ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-05
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Rebecca Koenig
Marjorie Blen had nearly finished her associate’s degree at the City College of San Francisco when the pandemic hit. Suddenly classes moved to an ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-05
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Jeffrey R. Young
Necessity begets ingenuity, and for many businesses no test of survival has been tougher than the current one wrought by a global pandemic.Many have ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-04
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Rebecca Koenig
In late May, I noticed a prominent placement agency had posted an opening for a private educator position in the Bay Area. The family was... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-03
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Christina Berke
Every emotional response is a unique experience. What triggers an unpleasant emotion today may not even register tomorrow. Perhaps right now you are at ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-03
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Marc Brackett
One night when I was in graduate school, I stayed up late talking with a friend. Our conversation meandered from one topic to another, and... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-02
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Kamilah Drummond-Forrester
I noted in a recent post about current trends in ELT that mindfulness has been getting a fair amount of attention recently. Here are three... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-07-21
Author: philipjkerr
Flipped learning undoubtedly has much potential and now, when F2F teaching is not always possible, the case for exploring what it might offer seems greater... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-07-17
Author: philipjkerr
Around 25 years ago, when I worked at International House London, I used to teach a course called ‘Current Trends in ELT’. I no longer... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-07-07
Author: philipjkerr
The idea of ‘digital natives’ emerged at the turn of the century, was popularized by Marc Prensky (2001), and rapidly caught the public imagination, especially... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-07-03
Author: philipjkerr
from Quartz at Work magazine   Grit is on the up. You may have come across articles like ‘How to Be Gritty in the Time... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-06-29
Author: philipjkerr
What is the ‘new normal’? Among the many words and phrases that have been coined or gained new currency since COVID-19 first struck, I find... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-06-14
Author: philipjkerr
The ‘Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology’ (eds. Farr and Murray, 2016) claims to be ‘the essential reference’ on the topic and its first... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-06-12
Author: philipjkerr
I’ve long felt that the greatest value of technology in language learning is to facilitate interaction between learners, rather than interaction between learners and software.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-23
Author: philipjkerr
If you cast your eye over the English language teaching landscape, you can’t help noticing a number of prominent features that weren’t there, or at... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-18
Author: philipjkerr
Vocab Victor is a very curious vocab app. It’s not a flashcard system, designed to extend vocabulary breadth. Rather it tests the depth of a... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-03-11
Author: philipjkerr
Why the CEO of a pioneering firm assembled a brand-new leadership team.   PANEL DISCUSSION | moderated by Victor Rivero Jamie Candee is relentless in... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-03-12
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
Owl Ventures’ Tory Patterson tells why it’s a good idea. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Tory Patterson is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Owl... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-03-09
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
You’ll never guess (or will you? Hint: they’re everywhere). GUEST COLUMN | by Rob Lipps A decade ago, students started watching lectures on their smartphones.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-03-08
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
A different view on making and buying technology for student learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Marc Prensky Do we really need to continue to create,... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-03-07
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
Why we don’t see the summit from the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Elliott Levine Chromebooks or iPads? Microsoft Office or Gsuite? Laptops or tablets?... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-03-05
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
Can architecting a strategic infrastructure solve a decades-old education challenge? GUEST COLUMN | by Charles Foley The potential to create a better world through global... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-03-01
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
A learning environment designer creates transformational experiences. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Bill Latham is CEO and senior program designer at MeTEOR Education, a company... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-02-28
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
How this edtech strategy can narrow the achievement gap to help you cross the chasm. GUEST COLUMN | by Chris Twyman Education technology companies have... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-02-27
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
It’s clear that we need some sort of action, but where do we begin? GUEST COLUMN | by Kellie Ady With students accessing the internet... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-02-23
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
Four key areas to consider when designing and evaluating digital learning games. GUEST COLUMN | by Natalie F. Masters Gamification is trending across the modern educational... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2018-02-22
Source Site: EdTech Digest
Author: victorrivero
This post continues to address the question posed in Part 1: Do digital technologies actually help students learn English? I pose two more statements and... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2017-05-19
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly
If you've had any contact with youngsters over the last few years, you'll have noticed that they seem to spend a significant amount of their... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2017-05-09
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly
Who lurks?  Danger, strangers, criminals, and horrors all lurk (according to one concordance). And, of course, so do people in online groups.  People, that is,... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2016-09-29
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly
Teaching live online classes is becoming an increasingly attractive option for teachers who would like to work for themselves, from home and in their own... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2016-09-13
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly
Gavin Dudeney has created a rather snazzy video version of my last blog post, the 1-minute guide to to Internet copyright, Creative Commons, and ‘fair use’.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2016-06-29
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly
This 1-minute guide (briefly) explores the areas of Internet copyright, Creative Commons, and ‘fair use’ for teachers. It follows on from my previous post –... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2016-04-04
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly
My latest 1-minute guide (in deference to our ever-shortening attention spans) takes a quick look at plagiarism. Not how to do it, but how to... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2016-02-28
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly
After a 9-month break – the gestation period for my latest book (Focus on Learning Technologies, Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2016) – I’m blogging again.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2016-01-06
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly
To celebrate the recent publication of our new book Going Mobile (co-authored with Gavin Dudeney), we’re sharing a number of activities you can try out... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2015-05-25
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly
My co-author Gavin Dudeney and I are delighted to be shortlisted for a 2015 British Council Innovation Award (ELTON), for our latest book Going Mobile.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2015-05-12
Source Site: eModeration Station
Author: Nicky Hockly

All you searching for tools that will help you hold live meetings, conferences, presentations, and trainings via the internet? In this article, I’ll share everything... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-07
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Christopher Pappas
Implementing microlearning in your L&D strategy can be very challenging, but these 4 steps are going to make that road much easier. This post was... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-07
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Joe Hill-Wilson
Deploying MOOCs in higher education doesn't have to be complicated. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-07
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Tiffany Moy
Instead of hoping our learners won't judge our courses by their covers, let's create covers they won't be able to pass over. This article will... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-07
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Stephanie Bandli
SMBs may not have global reach—yet—or thousands of employees on the payroll. But safety training courses are still integral to long-term success. This article highlights... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-07
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Christopher Pappas
Learning Accelerator, the latest update to Elucidat’s authoring platform, makes it easy for anyone to create quality eLearning—super fast. This post was first published on... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-07
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Elucidat Marketing
Is your VILT toolbox looking a bit sparse? Do you need to replace outdated platforms? This article features 5 software must-haves for custom content development,... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-06
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Christopher Pappas
What challenges will your organization face in the future? You don't really know, but you can be prepared. In this article, I will share how... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-06
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Phil McInnes
Working online is a far cry from working in an office setting, with colleagues and co-workers always available nearby to support you, if needed. The... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-06
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Marina Arshavskiy
Learners learn best when they learn in a collaborative environment where they can share ideas and knowledge with each other. This is called peer-based learning.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-06
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Debadrita Sengupta
It never fails that after building an e-learning course in Storyline, someone asks if they can get a PowerPoint version of the course. There are... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-04
Here are a couple of fun activities around visual design. They’re not “e-learning” course design activities but they are relevant because e-learning courses have to... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-07-28
When it comes to the visual design of you course, there’s on thing you can do to add context. And it doesn’t require a graphics... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-07-21
You’re building an e-learning course and your subject matter expert needs to review and make edits to the course. But they don’t have access to... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-07-14
Who doesn’t like free? Recently, I shared these free resources: Free animated gifs Free medical images Free open doodles illustrations Today, I’m sharing more because you... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-07-07
Did you know that every two seconds, someone needs blood? And one donation can save up to three lives? 2020 has been a challenging year.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-06-30
In a previous post, we looked at how context helps frame the learning experience. It keeps us from just doing an information dump as we... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-06-23
We can use the same words, yet they don’t always mean the same thing. They call that “complex equivalence.” If we use the same words... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-06-16
A lot of online training starts with pre-existing content, usually some policies, manuals, and PowerPoint presentations. The key is figuring out how to convert a... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-06-09
When I’ve completed PowerPoint presentations or e-learning courses, I like to save all of the media assets I used in the presentations and courses and... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-26
At the Supporting Your Workforce Through Change Online Conference on May 27 & 28, you’ll pick up new strategies for helping your organization navigate change.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-06
Source Site: eLearning Guild
To shift "live" content to other means of delivery, consider these less-traditional alternatives that can be created and deployed more quickly.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-05
Source Site: eLearning Guild
If virtual classrooms are new for you, here are some principles to consider as you make the shift to virtual training.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-05-04
Source Site: eLearning Guild
Delivering continuous training and knowledge to employees has always been a key challenge for L&D leaders. That challenge has only become bigger now with the... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-04-30
Source Site: eLearning Guild
Online DemoFest: Strategize Your Business Processes with Solutions Created by Your Peers In this first of four showcase events we explore solutions created for the... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-04-29
Source Site: eLearning Guild
You can address performance issues, skill gaps, lifelong, and day-to-day learning for employees and customers with VR and AR during the COVID-19 pandemic.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-04-29
Source Site: eLearning Guild
The COVID-19 pandemic put everyone on-camera for videoconferencing and remote collaboration. Use these tips and best practices to become a video star.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-04-28
Source Site: eLearning Guild
Organizations are looking for ways to pivot L&D activities out of the classroom. Independent eLearning practitioners are looking the same thing.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-04-27
Source Site: eLearning Guild
Improving communication skills has benefits in almost any job, but they're expensive skills to practice—typically requiring live role play or expensive technology. Is there a... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-04-23
Source Site: eLearning Guild
According to a study, 65% of our daily conversations are based on storytelling. Research also shows that not only is the brain different under the... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-04-23
Source Site: eLearning Guild

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