Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

The popular sequence of events that I have recounted is often represented pictorially as a gradient, accompanied by that ubiquitous table comparing various aspects of the three pedagogies. Sure, the gradient reflects a wonderful growth of ideas, but I think it’s a trap to conclude that the latter pedagogies supersede the former. For example: Discussion forums (synchronous or asynchronous) allow the learner to ask questions, clarify concepts and share experiences.

6 Essential Steps for a Successful Digital Transformation of Your Corporate Training Programs

EI Design

Digital learning, synchronous or asynchronous, is different from face-to-face training. Design the Mobile Learning solutions to be short, bite-sized, and action-oriented – adopt Microlearning and leverage Videos and Interactive Videos , in particular. Introduction.

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New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Pedagogy is more important than technology. Asynchronous delivery is more effective than synchronous delivery. Asynchronous courses, like MOOCs, may work better than synchronous online courses. Asynchronous courses may work better because people want to have control over their own time and schedule — convenience is one of the top reasons people sign up for online courses.

Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

Among its approaches, the pedagogy of empathy is one that can be implemented even in simplified elearning solutions. An empathic pedagogy has been shown to benefit feelings of trust, enjoyment of study, motivation and engagement in learning, the development and strengthening of a bond between teacher and learners, the creation of a positive learning environment, the development of a sense of belonging to the group, the valuing of learning, and educational success.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. I’d say adaptivity (outside of tests), procedural generation, and data mining are not widely utilized by mainstream pedagogy, so for those cases it might be at technology trigger.” This is a possible reason to expect quicker adoption. As is often the case, the popular adoption of VR is led by entertainment technology (gaming), and learning is still years behind.

Is Having Fun in Higher Education the Way Forward?

KnowledgeOne

In an interview conducted by the TALON online teaching and learning network, Lisa Forbes and David Thomas discuss game pedagogy in higher education and online learning. Adopting the game in your own way. “Why should children be the only ones who can have fun?”

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

Your Training Edge

The supporter of blended training argue that by integrating the asynchronous internet communication technologies into simultaneous collaborative and independent learning experience is facilitated, and this aids massively to learners satisfaction and success in those courses [3]. Most of the corporate trainers seem to adopt blended learning; integrating specifically the best practices of video training blended with best principles of Instructor Led Training (ILT).

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

The rise of mLearning has also driven adoption of the Tin Can xAPI eLearning content standard which can track far more learning activities than older standards like SCORM. Pedagogy: Derived from the Greek for ‘to lead’, pedagogy is a teacher-centred approach to educational activities in online and face-to-face environments. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners.

Here comes the SAMR

Learning with 'e's

Technology integration results in digital tools being embedded into learning, so that for example maker cultures emerge, or the classroom activities are flipped , supporting more effective pedagogies and improving student learning outcomes. In this post I will use a tried and tested model of technology adoption as a theoretical lens to examine some of the most recent, emergent properties of technology integration.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

It’s in your mind One of the pioneers of adult learning theory, Malcom Knowles , explored the role of adult education and facilitation (andragogy) versus the traditional style of teaching children (pedagogy). Tips for facilitating Here are a few tips you can use in a physical classroom, during synchronous online sessions, and even (with a little adaptation) with asynchronous applications: Begin by asking questions.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2022

Limestone Learning

Organizations are adopting podcasts every day to disseminate and deliver important information to their employees. This inefficient way of skill building can be turned into a high-performance learning engine by adopting a personalized, structured on-the-job training approach.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. I’d say adaptivity (outside of tests), procedural generation, and data mining are not widely utilized by mainstream pedagogy, so for those cases it might be at technology trigger.” This is a possible reason to expect quicker adoption. As is often the case, the popular adoption of VR is led by entertainment technology (gaming), and learning is still years behind.

How to Ensure your Employees are up to Date With Their eLearning Courses

eFront

Adopting eLearning, settling on some employee training software, and deploying your own enterprise online courses are all big steps towards achieving more efficient, flexible and effective employee training for your organization. Embrace asynchronicity. One of the great advantages that eLearning has over classroom-based learning is its asynchronous nature.

Digital Transformation in Education & Training in Associations

PSB

This helps to bridge the gap between Agile training strategy and Digital adoption. Associations worldwide must make efficient use of innovation to improve their training, rethink their pedagogy, and improve their members’ learning experiences.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Often contrasted with the ADDIE process, the Agile design method emerged in the 1970s and became widely adopted in the 1990s. Asynchronous Learning. Asynchronous learning allows learners to train individually, enabling them to complete courses at a time, place and pace that suits them. It’s essentially a set of rules for xAPI which narrows the overly wide specification to increase adoption in the industry. Pedagogy.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

Under her guidance, the association was able to offer its first asynchronous Web-delivered course, and its first synchronous Webinar. It is intended to provide a scholarly chronicle of the development of the technology, pedagogy and practice of online learning at all levels of education.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Video: Online Student Experience - WISE Pedagogy , February 9, 2010 The following video by YouTube user mokmcdaniel shows what an online student’s experience would look like if his instructor’s lack of instruction had occurred in a face-to-face classroom. Related posts: Watchitoo combines asynchronous video. Thus, limited education resources would better be devoted to adopting other educational practices that have a strong evidence base, of which there are an increasing number.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Tagging/Bookmarking - described how they worked; relatively low adoption but may increase as more LMSs include. Presence - Some ways to use presence tools to enhance education: Allow learners to reveal (or conceal) their presence both synchronously and asynchronously. Other: Social Learning: Pedagogy for the Connected Age , Alec Courosa. Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday. The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total).