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This presentation provides insight on using a combination of web-based elearning platforms with cutting-edge technology to promote global distance learning

This presentation provides insight on using a combination of web-based elearning platforms with cutting-edge technology to promote global distance learning

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  • Hi!I came across a college site which is providing mba in distance learning,here in Bangalore,India.The college name is BMA India (Bangalore Management Academy).It has tie-ups with many overseas universities and it seems that,it's campus infrastructure is pretty good too.So,just try your luck there.Website:- www.bmaindia.com/
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    • Developing ELearning Forums for Global Distance Learning Presented by POWERi Technologies Inc. March 17, 2009 CREATING COMMUNITIES OF KNOWLEDGE: THE POWER OF SOCIAL LEARNING
    • The internet is changing the way we interact, communicate, and more importantly how we learn……..
      • Web 2.0: First coined in 2005, Web 2.0 describes the evolution of the Internet from static web sites to a ubiquitous platform for new types of publishing & collaboration:
      • Social Media / User-generated Content (blogging, video sharing, podcasts, etc)
      • Social Networking (Facebook, Myspace, LinkedIn, etc.)
      • Communication & Collaboration (twitter, wikis, forums, IM, etc.)
      • Mobile Computing ( Iphone Apps, SMS, etc)
    • eLearning 2.0 - is built around an assumption that knowledge is socially constructed . Learning takes place through conversations about content and grounded interaction about problems & actions. eLearning 2.0 creates a whole new way of gaining knowledge
    • Benefits to Educational Institutions
      • Key benefits from the adoptions of Online Learning Communities
      • Greater sense of community
      • Improved student satisfaction & retentions rates
      • More accurate measurement of student participation
      • Easier course facilitation reduces faculty workload
      • Much better content with higher re-use
      • Higher Revenue
      “ We have to do better than an technologically advanced version of a correspondence school Mary Bauman PhD, University of Michigan-Dearborn
    • Adoption of Web 2.0 Technologies Apply More eLearning 2.0 Approaches 71% Planned Usage of eLearning 2.0 over the Next 12 Months No Change 28% Apply Fewer eLearning 2.0 Approaches < 2% 360 Report, Learning in a Web 2.0 World, Sept 2008 The most modern learning communities include key features such as blogs, discussion forums, comment walls, interactive Q&A, online polls and much more.
    • Adoption of Web 2.0 Technologies Accommodates Learner Needs Increases learner access & availability Increases speed of information dissemination Reduce training costs Improves learner performance 57% 65% Evaluation of Usefulness of Web 2.0 Technologies 360 Report, Learning in a Web 2.0 World, Sept 2008 43% 35% 65% 35% 63% 35% 60% 42% Big or Modest Improvement Neutral Modest Damage
    • Our Proposal: Integration of Three levels of eLearning
      • Our Proposal revolves around integrating three major e-learning tools to develop the best distance/elearning environment for global disciplines:
      • Deploy Web 2.0 Social Netlearning Environment
      • Connect to existing Elearning platform
      • Access existing curriculum from trusted sources (i.e:Harvard Publishing)
      • A modular framework for building communities that can be easily incorporated into existing pedagogies, and can be optionally integrated with existing eLearning content & systems
      Social NetLearning Platform
      • Intuitive Unit Panel
      • Interactive Activity Scroller
      • Open & Closed Resource
      • Unit & Community Level Dialogue
      • Threaded Discussions
      • Student & Professor Blogs
      • Community Comment Wall
      • Interactive Q&A
      • Online Polling
      • Collaborative Calendar
      • Community Bookmarking
      • Social Profile & Networking
      • Community Zeitgeist
      • Quick Tools Index
    • E-Learning Platform The broader goal of OLC’s is to create a platform that can be a resource for both onsite and distant learning. OLC’s can be made up of a broad network of interests, course and outreach communities all connected through a common user and publishing engine.
      • Allows for multiple courses
      • Test taking in Real Time
      • Syllabus and course descriptions
      • 100% online, server based solution
      • Customizable course environment to match your business.
      • Online Quiz, Exam, and customizable assessment capabilities.
      • Ability to link courses to a &quot;knowledge base&quot; of related documents and resources
    • Complete Student Interface Complete Administrative Interface
    • Curriculum and Course Work Exclusive Partnership with Curriculum Providers
    • Target End-Users
      • Universities
      • Business Managers
      • Corporations
      • Secondary Schools
      • Individual users
    • Business Model
      • Establish E-Commerce feature for Individual users seeking specific courses.
      • Sell individual or complete modules to universities, corporations and/or businesses with ongoing maintenance support
      • Establish revenue sharing options with end-users with large numbers.
      • Provide distance learning modules to companies through government grants and/or foundations.
    • For more information please contact: Marvin Dejean SVP of Media Strategies POWERi Technologies 8551 West Sunrise Boulevard Suite 302 Plantation, FL 33322 (954) 382-3900 (Office) [email_address]