People, politics and pedagogy

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Photo by David Bushell on Geograph In a previous incarnation I was Training Manager for a distance learning project called RATIO back in 1996. Working on that project, I think I learnt far more about people and politics than I ever learnt about technology or pedagogy.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development.

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The foundations of innovation in L&D

E-Learning Provocateur

There are two sides of the innovation coin in corporate learning & development: technology and pedagogy. Traditional ways of learning in the workplace are, by definition, ingrained in the psyche of the vast majority of the workforce.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile


How can mobile learning make blended classrooms more effective? Or they find ways to incorporate the online learning program into classroom activities. This blended learning approach has been very successful for many educators, but combining it with mobile learning can be a challenge.

5 tips to improve your e-learning

Your Training Edge

As E-Learning became one of the most effective methods of learning, so you must know the ways of using this method for better education. E-Learning is a kind of procedure where you can produce huge materials to explore the subject. You can use that idea for your learning.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

You won’t feel like you’re slacking off because you’re learning!) In this webcast, ATD Master Trainer and ATD International Conference back-by-popular-demand speaker Sardek Love will show you how to: Effectively apply what you learned at ATD 2018 to your daily practice.

How to Incorporate Self-Directed Learning in Your Online Course


Overbearing pedagogy is a recurring problem for many adult learners. But they want a balance between guided learning and their own impulse toward self-direction. If you can find a way to incorporate self-directed learning in your course, you will see happier learners, who feel more satisfied with their courses, are more motivated to complete the course work, and retain what they’ve learned better. Self-direction is one of the key attributes of an adult learner.

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Are Decisions the Key?

Clark Quinn

In her later version , she’s aligned the former to the work of the Science of Learning Center’s KLI (knowledge-learning-instruction) framework. And, I would agree, there are likely different pedagogies applied to each. design meta-learning

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Rapid Doubling of Knowledge Drives Change in How We Learn


Its purpose was to efficiently deliver a standardized curriculum to as many young people as possible, and in the 19th century, universal compulsory education at the elementary grades was available in most … The post Rapid Doubling of Knowledge Drives Change in How We Learn appeared first on Float. Pedagogy and Learning learning microlearning

The meta-program

Clark Quinn

It’s also about the learning to learn and work skills that accompany the foundational knowledge. Meta-skills, like learning to learn and learning to work well (21C skills), can’t be developed on their own. meta-learning

A solid education platform

Clark Quinn

However, nowhere was there the option of ‘a deeper pedagogy’ And that’s a problem. The other initiative has three ways to contribute: lifelong learning, a marketplace, and emerging technology. And, again, the big gap is talking about the pedagogy to begin with.

Connected learning

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Image from PXhere Connected learning is currently a popular phrase in education. Learning in the digital age involves a lot of technology, but fundamentally the role of the learner is still to explore, discover and acquire knowledge. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

What is authentic assessment?

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If we focus on measuring the product and ignore the process of learning, we fail to prepare students for modern work. 2011) Teaching for Quality Learning at University. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Cinderella technology?

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Many good uses of the IWB are reported in the literature , and many schools have harnessed its potential to transform aspects of teaching and learning. The latter seem not to have made connections between the affordances of the IWB and authentic, situated pedagogy.

How To Improve Remote Worker Training With Microlearning

Your Training Edge

Microlearning is also called bite-sized learning or content chunking. Compared to other forms of pedagogy, microlearning has a much better impact on remote workers. eLearning Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development Training micro learning remote worker training

The Art of Reflection: How to Become a More Thoughtful Educator

Your Training Edge

They can thus make sure the classrooms become safe havens where students would love to stay and learn new things. Putting your pedagogy under careful scrutiny using reflective teaching tools, you will need to understand what your core strength areas are.

The cult of the grade

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Assessment drives pedagogy, so if assessment doesn't change, it's difficult to teach in new ways. The way teachers teach is defined by the way they assess learning. Children learn how to avoid embarrassment instead of learning the content of lessons.

The EDEN Interviews: Frans Mäyrä

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Frans explains in detail what Ludic literacy entails, how games based learning can be leveraged to create more engaging learning experiences, and how playful forms of learning contrast with more goal oriented learning traditionally delivered in university settings.

What Does AR for Learning Enable That Previously Wasn’t Possible?


Experience the Affordances of Augmented Reality at TechKnowledge 2018 The invention of modern classrooms in the 1770s separated information about a subject from the real-world context in which that information actually occurs. The introduction of enterprise-level classroom training after World War II, brought this trend into corporate learning. Augmented reality (AR) is a new technology … The post What Does AR for Learning Enable That Previously Wasn’t Possible?

5 Great Corporate Training and Development Certifications

Your Training Edge

Here are the 5 corporate training and development programs that you should consider enrolling in that can take your career to newer heights. Certified Professional in Learning and Performance – ATD.

What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

Learning and development is changing drastically, not only in the United States but on a global scale. The rise in digitization is also transforming workplace learning and talent development. social learning, real time feedback, coaching) that already work.

It's a complicated business.

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Image from Pexels Two recent articles have prompted a flurry of commentary on social media around the quality of learning in higher education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Change grade higher education learning lecturers pedagogy quality students

Passion for education

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Photo by Anthony Easton on Flickr In my last post I wrote about inspiration - for those who are teachers, and also for those who are learning - and I guess, that is just about everyone. I also touched on the theme of passion - the love for learning that all successful teachers tend to exhibit.

6 interactive whiteboard tips

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I promised six things teachers should consider if they wish to optimise the IWB in their classrooms: Firstly, it's important that IWBs are optimally positioned within learning spaces. Thirdly, teachers need time to tinker, experiment and test out new ideas and new pedagogies.

Learning is a journey

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Image from Pixabay Learning is a journey. Learning has never been about reaching a destination. Sadly, formalised learning is usually characterised by product based objectives. seem to run counter to the true nature of learning - the journey. 1983) Freedom to Learn.

The Synergy Of The 6 Facets Of Personalized Learning Of English Skills

eLearning Industry

Personalized Learning uses the synergy of 6 facets: New Pedagogy, Technology, Self-training, Adding New Lessons, Social Media Sharing, and Testing. Even certified and experienced English teachers should participate in brief re-training sessions to master the new approach to Personalized Learning. Blended Learning Blended Learning Best Practices Language eLearning Mobile Learning Benefits Personalized Learning

Fantasy and reality

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As I observe the current scene, I feel the exponential rise of the digital age, and the impact it is exerting on learning and work is exciting and daunting in equal measure. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

The anomie in our midst

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Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. alienation anomie disruption education learning pedagogy refugees schools social change society teachers trauma

Learning's Revolutionary Evolution


Organizations are making their digital transformations and it is critical that learning takes a strategic role in this shift. But learning is going through its own metamorphosis and L&D will be how companies ensure its people also make the journey.

The pros and cons of adaptive learning


Among the many areas drawing interest of late is that of adaptive learning. Enabled by technology advances, we can now begin to change learning on the fly. The origin of adaptive learning really was born from the research in intelligent tutoring systems.

Informal Learning For Startups: Preparing For Internal Social Collaboration


Classroom teaching has been debunked for newer forms of learning and engagement across organizations. Interestingly, startups seem to be the ones driving companies towards such learning. The Use Of Informal Learning For Startups. 3 Steps To Develop An Informal Learning Strategy.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Pedagogy.

Learning Evaluation, Step 2: Define Metrics


We've outlined seven practical steps when evaluating learning programs. Here, we'll discuss the second step in the learning evaluation process—identifying the success metrics most appropriate to the organization. Delivery and discoverability of learning experiences.

Learner engagement: why any corporate learning has to have the learner at its centre


For too long, our business learning culture hasn’t really been working, but times are changing. HR and training leaders need to place the learner’s experience back at the top of the priority list for any new learning project in order to bridge the gap.

Using Various Analytics to Evaluate the Success of a MOOC


This new form of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) is in the spotlight, particularly when it comes to the topic of the evolving nature of higher education learning (Shrader, Wu, Owens-Nicholson, & Santa Ana, 2016).