Popularity and adoption of Tin Can API

A new learning technology specification, Tin Can API is gaining lot of momentum. It is a new standard that allows for tracking, storage and sharing of learning experiences practically anywhere and from any device. It captures common people’s learning habits and interactions. We all learn with our communications and interactions with other people, content, systems … Continue reading Popularity and adoption of Tin Can API

Learning with Cloud

Wikipedia definition of ‘Cloud Computing’ states that ….. Cloud computing is the use of computing resources (hardware and software) that are delivered as a service over a network (typically the Internet). The name comes from the use of a cloud-shaped symbol as an abstraction for the complex infrastructure it contains in system diagrams. Cloud computing … Continue reading Learning with Cloud

What is going to drive the learning of future?

Have you ever thought of how the education will look like in future……. Think of our school going kids going to class with not bag full of books, but with small thin leather case in their hand holding an ipad tablet. The teacher in class is giving them geography lesson by helping them do web-conferencing … Continue reading What is going to drive the learning of future?

Online Training : How to design a great course?

While there is an abundance of online training content out there, not all training courses achieve their number one objective: to engage the learner. Designing a great course (online or classroom) requires much more than an expert knowledge of the subject matter. The course creator/designer needs to begin with collecting the following information before creating … Continue reading Online Training : How to design a great course?

Why Moodle Isn’t Really Free

When you hear “free,” you probably think, well, free. If I tell you that this soda, this popcorn, this television, this whatever – is free, you expect me to hand it over in exchange for nothing. What about software? We’ve all found free software out in the wilds of the Internet. We manage our email … Continue reading Why Moodle Isn’t Really Free

Higher Education – Competition at doorstep : Macro Impacts

The Foreign Educational Institutions (Regulation of Entry and Operations) Bill, 2010 which allows Foreign Educational Institutions to open in India is with Parliament. Part 1 of this blog focuses on macro impacts in the education market, governing bodies, governing laws.