Converting Instructor-Led Training to E-learning or Distance Learning: Keys to success

Bottom-Line Performance

We receive frequent requests to convert ILT courses to e-learning or distance learning. An engaging, effective e-learning course comes out on the other side. One way that I help the team through this grieving process is with the e-learning course design document.

E-Learning Award Winners 2010

Clive on Learning

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] January 20, 2010 edSocialMedia Bootcamp , Windward School.

Creating a good elearning or ILT course: Getting SMEs to think about outcomes

Bottom-Line Performance

Step 2: Define the learning objectives. Now - we don’t tell SMEs that we’re “defining learning objectives,&# but it’s what we do. Step 5: Identify appropriate learning activities. So…anyone can create a course, right?

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. This has been a great way for me to learn about the topic. So, when have I used narration in e-learning?

March Big Question - Open Content in Workplace Learning

eLearning Cyclops

This month's Big Question is "how do we leverage open content in workplace learning?" To learn more about about some of opportunities available in open content, I visited the sites listed on the Big Question post. A bit embarrassed that I have not visited these sites before, but it is never too late to find new learning opportunities. They certainly have many opportunities for learning and development. e-Learning Courses Distance Learning ISD

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

If you are going to teach a course online or run an online learning event or an online conference, then there’s even more to being successful at that. As always I do this by looking through eLearning Learning and related sites like Communities and Networks Connection. I looked at Virtual Classroom , Distance Learning , ILT , Teaching Distance Learning. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 That knowledge has to be replaced and distributed to personnel in different geographic locations, which is where distance learning becomes a necessity.&#

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63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape - Free as in Freedom , November 2, 2010I am with Mark Oelhert this morning in his all day workshop about the tools of the Social Learning Landscape. Are apps the future of e-learning? Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. few concepts have longevity such as “how effective is technology enhanced learning when contrasted with traditional classrooms?&#. Mobile Learning.

Recent Research on Interactive Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

This list of existing research and articles on interactivity in learning was put together by Janhavi Padture, Director of Research, Analysis and Strategy at Harbinger Knowledge Products. An annotated Bibliography ’ ( Zirkin, Barbara; Sumler, David; Journal of Distance Education, v10 n1 p95-112 Spr 1995) Those of you interested in establishing the link between learning outcomes and interactivity will find this research useful

Accountability for Professional Development in Organizations

There Is No Chalk

This study by Patterson & McFadden (2009) provides us a window into one of the burning questions in higher education right now: The effectiveness of distance education (or online) degree programs versus traditional "brick-n-mortar" programs. Tags: distance learning higher education

3 Trends of Digital Education

LearnDash

I suppose there could be a variety of defining figures, but there are three trends in particular that the digital education trend brings to the traditional teaching methodology – all improve learning outcomes. In 2010, digital textbook sales accounted for only 1.5%

mLearning: The Latest Trends and Why You Should Care

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rosie Hausler Mobile Learning (mLearning) has been around for quite a while now. As a subset of Distance Learning and eLearning it has promised a more immediate and more flexible approach to those bleeding-edge providers that have wanted to deliver more complete blended training programs. 2010 may just be the year you should jump into the mLearning fray if you've been sitting on the sidelines waiting for it to emerge more rapidly.

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. 5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training - Mindflash , September 29, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Learning styles: Worth our time?

Value of an Online Degree

Tony Karrer

Given my passion around distance learning, it's a bit weird to admit this bias. Becky really learned how to have effective online discussions by going through a great experience herself. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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ELearning is Re-Shaping Higher Ed

LearnDash

The cost effective approach to virtual learning environments just makes sense. The important thing to remember though is that online learning does not mean that the entire course content is located online. Back in 2010 (what seems like a lifetime ago), there were roughly 6.1

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Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS our Community!

Kapp Notes

These accomplishments show that the field of instructional design reaches beyond individuals into the community and touches lives in by helping others learn and understand. So, here are some of the things we do to help our students learn the skills needed to be successful in the growing field of instructional design and to help our local community and the state. On campus we have helped with the education of fellow faculty members on distance learning techniques and methodologies.

Recap of Instructional Design Live Episode #0 on EdTechTalk

Learning Visions

Joni Dunlap , Associate Professor of Information and Learning Technologies at the University of Colorado Faculty member School of Education and Human Development – Instructional Design Post-secondary education settings. Lots of emphasis on online teaching in learning. Working with faculty in online teaching and learning. Deals a lot with issues and challenges in the online learning environment. Interested in establishing community for distance students.

Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 That knowledge has to be replaced and distributed to personnel in different geographic locations, which is where distance learning becomes a necessity.&#

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Why E-Learning is So Effective

Rapid eLearning

E-learning is hot. E-learning Supports the Organization’s Goals. Producing learning content is time consuming whether it’s online or not. E-learning Supports the Learner’s Development. Let’s face it, real learning requires some failure. Personalized learning.

Try Teaching Science at a Distance

E-Learning Acupuncture

The October 2010 issue of International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning is out and what I like about this publication is that the full-text of the articles are completely open and accessible. Tags: distance courses science

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7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

Here’re the questions and my answers as presented to the students: Learning Design Evangelist Clark Quinn Answers Questions. June 2010. Clark: Several: The first is folks who only know the surface level of ID, not understanding the nuances of the components of learning (examples, concepts, etc), and consequently creating ineffective designs without even being aware. Do you foresee a future where higher education is delivered primarily through distance learning?

Cheating in Online Courses

E-Learning Acupuncture

A recent study in the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration (Spring 2010) by George Watson and James Sottile at Marshall University in West Virginia, provides some interesting insight into cheating at the post secondary level.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010. The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , April 18, 2010 I’m lucky to be a member of the 2.0 Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. Can You Learn from a Recording? Statistics - Kapp Notes , April 12, 2010 Here are some more random Web 2.0 Facebook for Learning?

What if they threw a party and none of us came?

Learning with e's

Rather than as a barrier to overcome, peer review through comments and feedback directly to the author, becomes more open, honest and accessible for all to read and learn from. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Academic publishing is changing.

Top 25 Posts and 4 Hot Topics in January - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. See First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning for the first Best of Post for the year. This post covers the Best of from January 15, 2010 to January 31, 2010. The Secret to Podcasting Like a Pro - Learning Putty , January 25, 2010 The word “podcasting” strikes a certain fear and awe into the hearts of many trainers. One way to do this is to delve into how people learn and how the brain works.

Inspired learning

Learning with e's

When I first became involved in learning technology research in the early 1980s (it was called 'educational technology' in those days) personal computers were in their infancy, and multi-media was breaking as the next 'big thing' in education.

Wild west show

Learning with e's

I learn a lot from taking part in international projects, and I am currently involved in several which are occupying my mind. Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

HCCS Announces Low-Cost LMS for Healthcare by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

SimPL is a low-cost hosted Learning Management System (LMS) for delivering internally. developed and vendor-provided online training, distance learning, and e-Learning content. Tags: Certification Content Management Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies

The Terrible Speed of eLearning

eLearning Weekly

The same elearning that saves money on travel and that allows for self-paced learning is also supposed to get tacked on to everyone’s day like a wretched after thought. . These are rudimentary forms of elearning, perhaps better described by the more generic “distance learning.”

Leading Through a Rear-View Mirror

Big Dog, Little Dog

Shortly after posting Metalearning and Learning Styles I glanced through the latest edition of Chief Learning Officer and came to an interesting quote, "Many CLOs believe podcasting is oversold because few people are auditory learners and its no different than cassettes or CDs from the past 15 years."

Captivate 5 for University Educators

Adobe Captivate

This one hour session hosted by Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, will focus on making the transition to asynchronous and synchronous online education & distance learning for university faculty and instructional design support personnel. At the end of the session we begin to discuss the potential of Advanced Actions to help create more experiential kinds of learning interactions.

Migrating Legacy PowerPoint Content to Online eLearning with Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

This one hour session will focus on Advanced Learning Interaction Design, Pedagogical and Development issues for eLearning. This one hour session hosted by Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, will focus on making the transition to asynchronous and synchronous online education & distance learning for university faculty and instructional design support personnel.

Announcing Adobe eLearning eSeminars for July, August,

Adobe Captivate

They are always fun and its a good chance to meet members of the community - get those pesky questions asked, and learn about some new things that may interest you. This one hour session hosted by Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, is intended for Trainers, eLearning Professionals and members of the Academic community who want to learn how to migrate their legacy slide decks to more engaging interactive online content.

Let the eSeminars Roll on: Announcing September Captivate 5 / eLearning eSeminars

Adobe Captivate

They are always fun and its a good chance to meet members of the community - get those pesky questions asked, and learn about some new things that may interest you. This one hour session hosted by Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, is intended for Trainers, eLearning Professionals and members of the Academic community who want to learn how to migrate their legacy slide decks to more engaging interactive online content.

The Race between Learning and Technology

Your Training Edge

Well, this post is going to be quite significant since it discusses an ever popular buzz comparing the learning with technology. It just set the new bars in technology and businesses started to come up with unique learning models and outstanding and flexible learning architecture.