Serving your country is not only about portraying one’s uncompromised patriotism but also the greatest honour that could ever be bestowed on a citizen. Among the numerous ways you could be of service to your country, is by serving in the military. Oftentimes, soldiers or veterans transition into academics after years of service. How easy… Read More
Blended Learning: A New Hybrid Teaching Methodology
Research Paper Title Blended Learning: A New Hybrid Teaching Methodology Abstract Blended Learning is an approach that provides innovative educational solutions through an effective mix of traditional classroom teaching with mobile learning and online activities for teachers, trainers and students. The concept of blended learning is rooted in the idea that learning is not just… Read More
What is Moodle Mobile?
Courses hosted on the Defence Learning Environment (DLE) can now be accessed offline via the Moodle Mobile App to a mobile/tablet. Courses can be downloaded when connected to the internet for completion offline. The Benefits of Moodle Mobile include: Moodle Mobile enables deployed personnel access to DLE courses whilst offline with all personnel being encouraged to download… Read More
Are There Any Key Decision Factors when Selecting E-Learning?
Research Paper Title Seven Key Decision Factors for Selecting e-Learning. Abstract E-learning is increasingly being adopted as a routine instructional media, and has moved from a niche solution in the defence and aerospace industries, to one that is adopted across the vast majority of industries and within education worldwide. E-learning is not however suited for all types of learning outcome or… Read More
Using Social Media as an Effective Teaching Aid
Research Paper Title Theory through Application: A Study in the Use of Social Media for Teaching. Abstract Despite the growing integration of social media in their personal and professional lives, many faculty remain uncertain about its application to the classroom. One barrier for the adoption of social media as a learning tool is continued uncertainty about effective practices… Read More
MOOCs & Coursera: Any Good?
If like me, you have completed a course or courses (i.e. MOOCs) on Coursera, then you will be pleased to hear the following. In the last three years, over 25 million people from around the world have enrolled in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by Coursera, EdX, and other platforms. More than one million… Read More
New Sub-section: Human Resource Development
A new sub-section of the blog ‘Human Resource Development’ can be found under the main page heading of ‘Human resources. This new section looks at learning and development and CPD in the context of fitness boot camps and military fitness.
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