This evening, 22 January 2020, I had the great pleasure of attending the Final Day of the EdTech Validation Program. Hosted by TU Delft, and powered by Yes!Delft, it was a really interesting event centred around eight EdTech startups who had just completed the three month program. Led by EdTech Focus Area Manager and Startup … Continue reading 2020 Final Day Yes!Delft EdTech Validation Program
Did you know that OU, the world's leading distance-learning provider not only offer paid recognised degrees, but also thousands of free courses?
Yesterday (20 June 2018), I had the pleasure of spending time with the FeedbackFruits team and other educators in Amsterdam at the "FeedbackFruits Education Inspiration Day" where I spoke about my own research about "How can elearning enhance study success..." The event was held in the very trendy "FreedomLab" in Amsterdam (yes, that is a … Continue reading 2018 Feedback Fruits Education Inspiration Day Amsterdam
If you’re a higher education teacher or lecturer, you probably struggled with the following questions: “how do I save time” and “how do I give students the attention they need and deserve?” Finding a solution is hard. It doesn’t help that both questions seem to contradict each other; the more personal guidance each student gets, … Continue reading SOWISO: Science and Maths elearning platform for higher education
"What does digital learning mean to me?" was the key question at the Mc Graw Hill Education Digital Learning Day held in Rotterdam on 19 May 2017. Here's a few of my tweets from the day.
Completing a Masters involves a LOT of reading. From books to journal articles, many many many hours are spent pouring over materials. My favourite of everything I have read throughout my research is this book, MOOCS by Jonathan Haber, published by MIT Press and available for purchase in either ebook or print here: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/moocs The … Continue reading My MICM Masters #9: My favourite book so far: MOOCs
On Wednesday 7 December 2016, I had the pleasure of speaking at Volunteer The Hague. Held at the unique location of The Hague Public Transport Museum, around 100 people attended this event where I spoke about "Create your own Curriculum: Understanding the effect of the Elearning Explosion for Volunteers". Tetyana did an amazing job of co-ordinating this … Continue reading 2016 Volunteer The Hague Elearning Presentation
I was very excited to open LinkedIn today and see this: LinkedIn Learning launches and is free this week (24-30 October 2016): I've been an elearning enthusiast for almost a decade now and have been watching this elearning explosion happening in recent years. I've spoken about it at a few events (see my Slideshare deck) and … Continue reading LinkedIn Learning Launches and is free this week
When I put together the list of elearning platforms recently, I somehow totally missed FutureLearn. I will be adding it immediately...and in fact, putting it at the top of the list! This is a fantastic resource that I recently learnt about on a Yammer post from my programme director in the IBMS programme where I … Continue reading FutureLearn: Free Online Education
Until now, with most of the posts I've written for this blog on elearning, I've focussed on small business/individuals. I started teaching part time at The Hague University of Applied Sciences around 18 months ago, and last week, I really enjoyed listening to a colleague, Peter Becker, talking at a BFM (Business, Finance and Marketing) faculty … Continue reading Open & Online Learning in Higher Education (in the Netherlands)
In March 2015, I had the pleasure of giving a presentation to WBII. (Women's Business Initiative International). Here is a link to my post about this: https://zestee.com/the-e-learning-explosion-presentation-at-wbii/ Below is a review from Deborah Valentine, republished from the WBII website with permission. The E-learning Explosion – March Networking Review by Deborah Valentine Renée Veldman-Tentori, our speaker at the … Continue reading WBII March 2015 Elearning Explosion Presentation Review
Hi there! I've been writing regularly about elearning more more than a year now and realised it might be handy to have a list of elearning platforms with a little about each. Feel free to add to this list in a comment below, or let me know your thoughts about any of these! In no particular … Continue reading A list of Elearning Platforms
Would you like to create your own elearning course? Here are 10 resources to help, focussing on process, strategy, design and development.
Yesterday, I published this blog post: How to create an ecourse - where to start In it, my friend, Manuela, and I came up with 30 things to think about when creating an elearning course. We spent several hours researching and discussing these points, and you can find a list of all those questions, organised … Continue reading 30 things to think about when creating an elearning course
Would you like to teach online? I am here today with a friend of mine, Manuela, and we have designated it "elearning day". Both of us are keen to get an ecourse set up and running. We thought we would share the process with you, so that anyone interested can also learn how to go about this. We'd love your comments, questions and feedback below as well!
The Zestee Social Media School has been running now for 3 years. In late 2014, I ran the most recent version but when I started teaching at The Hague University and also needed to deal with my website being hacked, I let it lapse. However now, I am revamping it for 2015 and am offering … Continue reading Zestee Social Media School: Free training for feedback for first 50 to email me
Almost 18 months ago now, I wrote about my growing fascination with elearning in this post: The E-learning Explosion . The shortened version of electronic learning, it opens up a wonderful world of possibilities for learners of all ages worldwide. This is a topic which I'm increasingly interested in, particularly now that since September last year, … Continue reading Is it elearning, e-learning or E-learning? The dilemma of how to write #elearning
Earlier this month (May 2015), I had the privilege of travelling to Vienna to talk to a group of Advatera's social media managers about elearning and social media. Volker has built the opportunity for European digital managers in a variety of different industries to come together in digital expert groups 3-4 times a year to … Continue reading Advatera presentation in Vienna on elearning and social media
The WBII: Women's Business Initiative International is a wonderful business networking group in The Hague, The Netherlands. I've been a member there for 2 years now and always enjoy the company of other members and inspiring speakers each month. This month, I was privileged to be the speaker and have the chance to share my … Continue reading The E-learning Explosion Presentation at WBII
If you are an expat living in The Netherlands, the annual Expatica I Am Not A Tourist Fair is one of the highlights of the year for your calendar. I have attended several years now and you can read one of my previous blog posts here: 2012 Expatica I Am Not A Tourist Fair (on … Continue reading 2014 Expatica I Am Not A Tourist Fair Event Highlights