Guide to Good Online Learning
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Good online learning is deceptively simple but very engaging with a depth of knowledge that is delivered almost without the learner realising they are absorbing it. Online learners are not excited by our factoids, stock photos and effects.
10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning
APRIL 15, 2016
One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective.
Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning
MARCH 29, 2016
Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money? Moodle helps this process by allowing education instituties to offer their online courses – even entire online learning programs – at a profit.
Online Learning Conference: eLearning Development
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
We're deep into day 2 here in Chicago. This crew has been hard at work writing scripts and producing eLearning using every tool under the sun including Adobe Captivate, Adobe and Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, and Techsmith Camtasia Studio. Adobe Captivate
3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
It is a well-known and accepted fact that videos improve the effectiveness of online learning. There are many ways of creating a video-based learning module. Here are three strategies that have shown exceptionally positive response from our cauldron of online learning experience.
Why Engagement in Online Learning Matters
MARCH 24, 2017
Online Learning without engagement is like a car without an engine. Keep reading to find out how you can turbocharge engagement in online learning! So, what is engagement and how does it lead to successful online learning? Game-based Learning.
Nine Amazing Online Learning Facts
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
The number of companies using e-learning is increasing with each passing day. A study by Research and Markets predicts the global e-learning market will grow at a CAGR of 17.81% during the period 2016-2020. Let us now look at a few interesting statistics about online learning.
3 Simple ways to gamify your online learning
JUNE 2, 2016
Gamification can help you create a more engaging learning experience. But, make sure you don’t simply take a game and apply it to your learning. Here are three simple ideas to help you get started with using gamification in your online learning.
What is our role in online learning?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
The question in what is the role of online learning in today’s world? Is its only goal to provide students with courses and topics that rather than be just in the classroom are now/available online? . What is online learning’s role in all of this? But the “learn” part is the key here, because learning means many things, especially when it is utilized in the online world. What can e-learning offer to each person?
10 Uses for Gamification in Online Learning
APRIL 6, 2016
Gamification, when used properly, is like a learner engagement kit providing a set of useful tools (or game mechanics) that can make your learning content more effective. Create clear learning pathways. Build a learning community. Gamification Online Learning
10 Benefits of Online Learning
JULY 22, 2016
If you rely solely on classroom training and seminars, you might be interested to know about the benefits of online learning. Online learning can be the answer to a lot of your ills and it could even fix problems you didn’t even know you had.
5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable
JANUARY 20, 2017
Online learning is valuable – this statement is practically inarguable. The answer is simple: online learning, or eLearning, is both incredibly convenient and highly effective for adult learners. 5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable.
10 ways Gamification can save Online Learning
APRIL 14, 2016
When online learning became popular, a lot of businesses thought it would be a magic wand that could transform their training all by itself. Although online learning has many benefits, it’s not as if you can switch over from instructor-led training and instantly reap the rewards.
Online Learning Trends and Challenges
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
The presence of online learning in education and corporate environments is strong. The economies of scale from a robust online course program simply cannot be ignored anymore. The rise in online courses is what has made the flipped learning method quite popular.
Bloom’s Taxonomy and Online Learning
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
Bloom’s Taxonomy is a concept you’ll come across pretty quickly once you start exploring the world of learning. Although you’ll normally see it in the context of teaching children, Bloom’s Taxonomy applies to learning at all levels. Knowledge in online learning.
Why online learning is better than in-person learning
APRIL 14, 2016
Deviations from traditional learning models are often met with resistance, while introducing new technologies or methods often rely on systemic change. If you’re considering moving to online learning solutions, it’s important to know why. Online environments are dynamic.
Sue describes her online learning as excruciating
JANUARY 10, 2014
Sue decided that e-learning made the most sense for her. She did it for the usual reasons associated with online education: access on demand, novelty, and location, location, location. Sue’s online lessons offer up lessons for those involved with e-learning.
BUSTED: Online Learning Myths [INFOGRAPHIC]
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
It is no secret that today we are seeing online learning really take-off as more educational institutions buy into the benefits that these kinds of programs offer. What I found most fascinating about their online learning study is the amount of policy that has emerged because of it.
Online Learning – What you need to know
MAY 19, 2016
What is Online Learning? Online Learning, eLearning, Distance Education; call it what you will, training employees online has grown to become a multi-billion-dollar industry. How does Online Learning work?
Anticipating Risk in Online Learning
MAY 21, 2015
So, you’ve decided to embrace online learning at your association. Have you anticipated the risk in online learning? Not being prepared for the amount of work that goes into creating a successful online learning initiative could kill the program before it even starts.
Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process
MAY 28, 2015
At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. Are you having a hard time to focus during the lectures and comprehend the learning material you’ll be tested on? Allow us to suggest some great online tools that will make you a better learner!
The Flipped Classroom: Online learning Enhances Face-to-Face Corporate Training
AUGUST 8, 2016
It’s an undisputable fact that online learning has been a disruptive force in the face of traditional, corporate training methods. Despite this, it is most effective not when it’s used as a replacement for face-to-face learning, but supplemented with it.
10 Things…Online Learning Conference Presentation Notes
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Had a great time presenting on 10 Things We Know about Designing Games for Learning From Research. Eight Game Elements to Make Learning More Intriguing. Show the Learner Visible Signs of Their Learning.
Top 21 Online Learning Websites You Should Know About
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Are you new to e-learning courseware development? Never developed an online learning before? Have no formal skills in crafting e-learning materials? Developing learning material that is effective can be a little daunting for first-timers. Mobile Learning.
Advanced Technologies Needed to Foster Online Learning - Interview with Ryan Tracey
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Today we are delighted to welcome to the JoomlaLMS blog an eLearning expert, author of E-Learning Provocateur blog and a former ELearning magazine editorial board member - Ryan Tracey.
Online Learning to Solve US Teacher Shortage
APRIL 7, 2015
online learning Current education reform debate in the US centers around the dilemma that high-quality teachers are in high-demand, yet the larger system in place to recruit and retain such teachers is ineffective.
Darwinianism in Online Learning
APRIL 10, 2013
It’s now six months since Harbinger Knowledge Products – makers of Raptivity®, the award-winning, rapid e-learning development software tool that comes with a library of pre-built customisable interactions, most of which are interactive – launched ‘Raptivity Evolve’ for its Raptivity [.]. eLearning eLearning tools interactive learning raptivity Raptivity Evolve
The Neuroscience of Gamification in Online learning
APRIL 7, 2016
We recently looked at the neuroscience behind social learning and we enjoyed it so much, we’re diving headfirst into the ol’ grey matter once again! We’ve spoken a lot about gamification in online learning. Dopamine creates positive associations with learning.
4 Traits of Successful Online Learning
B Online Learning
FEBRUARY 11, 2013
For many, the prospect of studying online for the first time can be daunting! However, those with experience in online learning would agree that online learning is supportive, flexible, personalised and collaborative.
On-Demand Webinar: Seizing the Online Learning Revenue Opportunity
MAY 3, 2016
Thought Industries' CEO Barry Kelly recently participated in a 60-minute webinar to discuss topics ranging from online learning revenue models to best practices around successful marketing and promotions for online learning.
10 tips for improving retention with online learning
JULY 27, 2016
If you’re a learning manager responsible for delivering training to hundreds of employees, you’ll have a pretty keen idea of the importance of knowledge retention. Well, pretend you’re not a learning manager for a minute, and let’s take a look at the issue through a learner’s eyes.
Top 5 Benefits of Online Learning
APRIL 6, 2016
According to enrollment information gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, over 80% of classes were delivered entirely online in 2014. online learning
Benchmarking Online Learning
AUGUST 25, 2015
WHAT KEEPS WORKERS FROM LEARNING ONLINE? 41% find current online learning not relevant to their need. 26% find learning content uninspiring. 22% learning objectives are not clear. WHAT DO LEARNERS VALUE HIGHLY FOR LEARNING? 49% live online learning.
Online Learning and Higher Education: A Sleeping Giant Awakens
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
Shortly after the dot-com bubble burst in 2000, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ stock exchange plummeting, I interviewed a director of learning and development at one of the major semiconductor companies. The dot-com bubble meltdown had a huge impact on workplace learning and development.