AI Artificial intelligence is the ability of computers to mimic cognitive functions such as learning and problem-solving. App App is short for application. Apps can be used on both computers and smart devices and can be used to deliver online learning solutions. AR Augmented Reality is a technology used by pointing a smart device at […]
Fortified by coffee, delegates were challenged to think outside conventional learning theory and explore ‘Jeff’s law’ – a new paradigm for learning power by innovation expert Jef Staes, who along with a 3D printed illuminated brain challenged us to look at things differently. A lively debate followed, as expected! Aune Valk from the University of […]
The 2019 EADL conference was held in the Metrospa Hotel in Tallinn Estonia on May 23rd – 24th. There were speakers from 8 different countries and delegates from 12 countries. Following registration, there was an introduction to the conference by EADL president John Trasler. John talked about the theme of the conference “Connected Learning” as […]
New developments in Technology Like many industries, technology is having a huge impact on distance learning. It wasn’t so long ago that the majority of distance learning courses were delivered through hard copy workbooks being posted out to students. Since then the dawn of the internet, most training is now delivered online through specialist LMS […]
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According to our members, one of the biggest advantages of being a member of the EADL is the networking opportunities and in-particular the ability to network with people from all over Europe. The EADL has members from 18 European nations and 2, India and the USA from beyond Europe. Members from many of these […]
In The Netherlands, professional practitioners have to be certified to gain access to a technical building, but that is a problem. How can you prove you have an understanding of the building, machinery, procedures and safety regulations if you have never set foot in the building to learn? Traditionally this type of training consisted of […]
On Wednesday at the OEB Conference in Berlin, Germany The EADL together with Forum DistancE-Learning of Germany held a joint pre-conference workshop. The session commenced with a video message by Helga Trüpel, Member of the European Parliament, Vice Chair of the Committee for Culture and Education. The first presentation was by Birger Tralau of Forum DistancE-Learning (FDL) […]
Certification You can now learn pretty much anything online, whether it is through video channels like YouTube or more structured courses designed on the latest LMS systems. The prices of courses can range from free all the way through to thousands of Euros. Some courses offer certification whilst some don’t. Through the survey of our […]
The distance learning market is changing rapidly and this poses seriuous challenges to distance and elearning providers. Here we outline the main challenges faced and how to address them.