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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

This pandemic fall semester has understandably raised anxieties about whether students will receive valuable instruction in the academic topics they ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-25
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Alyssa N. Rockenbach
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has historically required prospective undergraduate students to submit a standardized test score as part of ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-25
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Emily Tate
The following is the latest installment of the Toward Better Teaching advice column. You can pose a question for a future column here.A conversation ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-24
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Bonni Stachowiak
Race is among the socio-economic forces that 2020 has brought into sharper focus. Current events this year have underscored racial health disparities ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-24
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Rebecca Koenig
This year, investors have reaped big financial returns from betting on Zoom. Since March, when the global pandemic accelerated, the stock price of the ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-24
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Tony Wan
One of the components of the Homestead School’s reopening strategy involved the creation of a video. Realizing that there was a lot of fear and... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-24
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Emily Tate
American youth are spending an alarming amount of time online. According to a pre-pandemic report, the average American teen spends approximately seven ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-23
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Megan Collins
In the last post, I mentioned a lesson plan from an article by Pegrum, M., Dudeney, G. & Hockly, N. (2018. Digital literacies revisited. The... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-23
Author: philipjkerr
In normal times, a signature feature of college life is parties—often immortalized in so many Hollywood films where students let loose, meet others and ...... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-23
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Jeffrey R. Young
Our school leaders and their teachers have just had the most stressful summer to date. When was the last time educators had to wait so... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-22
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Romain Bertrand
“I might be one of the few people coming out of the COVID-19 situation with more friends,” said Karine Durand.Durand’s words have stuck with me... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-21
Source Site: EdSurge
Author: Julia Freeland Fisher
In the first post in this 3-part series, I focussed on data collection practices in a number of ELT websites, as a way of introducing... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-21
Author: philipjkerr
Take the Cambridge Assessment English website, for example. When you connect to the site, you will see, at the bottom of the screen, a familiar... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-17
Author: philipjkerr
A week or so ago, someone in the Macmillan marketing department took it upon themselves to send out this tweet. What grabbed my attention was... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-04
Author: philipjkerr
As both a language learner and a teacher, I have a number of questions about the value of watching subtitled videos for language learning. My... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-28
Author: philipjkerr
Precarity Barely liveable hourly wages, no job security because there is no permanent contract (so employment may be terminated at short or no notice), no... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-23
Author: philipjkerr
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
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

Employee onboarding, also known as organizational socialization, is a process that enables a new employee to familiarize themselves with the company. It provides them with... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-27
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Divya Bhat
The latest upgrade on our website brings to the table amazing new ways to interact with our content. Our gamification update is going to bring... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-26
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Giannis Michalopoulos
You want to deliver online courses that are engaging and deliver high value to learners. eLearning quality assurance testing is about making your online course... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-26
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Anurag Singh
If you're wondering whether to outsource your eLearning development to a vendor or to opt for in-house design, then this article is for you. This... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-26
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Naveen Neelakandan
There was a time when Instructor-Led training or ILT, also called classroom training, used to be the only mode of training. However, with the advent... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-26
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Satyabrata Das
The focus of compliance training is to ensure legal regulations and requirements are met. But is a new Learning Management System worth the investment? Or... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-26
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Christopher Pappas
What separates the best virtual conferencing tools from the rest? In this article, I highlight 9 key features to look for in top virtual meeting... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-25
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Christopher Pappas
For decades, learning was mainly examined from the cognitive and motivational aspects. In this article, we explore how emotions have a substantial influence on the... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-25
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Sindhuja Sreenivasan
Anything from establishing a culture of academic integrity to interactive learning activities and digital tools. Find these in this article. This post was first published... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-25
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Marina Dibrova
Only 54% of employees apply what they learned from training. Here’s how to get your employees to use their new skills and increase learning retention.... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-25
Source Site: eLearning Industry
Author: Kambria Dumesnil
A guest post by Elizabeth Pawlicki, Training Program Manager, Articulate. Many e-learning designers are challenged because they don’t often build accessible e-learning courses. So, they’re... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-22
One way to speed up production in your e-learning course design is to use themed slides. You can create robust and visually varied templates like... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-15
Templates offer a lot of value and power in your e-learning course design. They help keep things consistent, provide a good starting structure, and they... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-09-01
In an ideal world, you create an e-learning course, publish it, and put it online. And everything works perfectly. The reality is that there are... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-25
Before we get started: Flash is going away soon. And if you have a lot of older e-learning courses, it’s something that you should be... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-18
The other day, I had a service technician from Xfinity come by to troubleshoot an issue with my cable connection. While we were waiting for... [ read original article ]
Published on: 2020-08-11
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
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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