Five Tips for Effective Distance Learning

CLO Magazine

Distance learning programs are being adopted by a growing number of businesses. For many businesses, this means a greater investment in on-demand learning programs. There are several benefits to so-called distance learning. With on-demand learning, companies can save big money on travel costs for in-person training, as well as on the software needed to conduct live training sessions over the Web.

3 Strategies to Engage Students in Online Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

Despite the popularity of online programs, online-only students tend to struggle more than those in face-to-face courses. Here are three practical, proven ways to engage students in online learning programs. Engage students in online learning – know them by name.

The Growing Acceptance of Online Education

TechSmith Camtasia

Online education is the future. While completing a Coursera course will only earn you a certificate rather than a degree, its mainstream adoption (by both the public and educators) is proof that online education is not a passing fad. The Legitimacy of Online 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. The online college course enrollment trend supports this.

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The moot point of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

I also think the business model will become sustainable, as soon as the providers adopt a freemium model. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently indeed. The proponents of informal learning don’t care. Nor do the proponents of constructivist learning. Nor, dare I suggest, do the proponents of social, mobile and blended learning. To the MOOC providers I say: Adopt the freemium model already!

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Learning today happens everywhere, not just in the classroom. Since then, adoption of “badging,” as it has come to be known, has been steadily increasing: Mozilla put on a grant-funded competition to help a variety of organizations develop their own badge programs.

The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

Web conferencing was starting to become popular around the same time, and while these days Skype and FaceTime are de rigueur , back then webcamming introduced a sorely needed human element to distance learning.

The moot point of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

I also think the business model will become sustainable, as soon as the providers adopt a freemium model. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently indeed. The proponents of informal learning don’t care. Nor do the proponents of constructivist learning. Nor, dare I suggest, do the proponents of social, mobile and blended learning. To the MOOC providers I say: Adopt the freemium model already!

Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

TechSmith Camtasia

Online courses are nothing new, but the way some professors are approaching them has made a huge impact on distance learning retention and engagement. Reaching students online can be difficult, especially when they’re across the country. Connecting with Online Learners.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking.

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The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Performance Learning Productivity

Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. Tony equated the challenges of the learning industry to those of the publishing industry. The same applies to the Learning industry.

Using Social Networking in Education

LearnDash

As such, it just makes sense for education programs to adopt them as well another tool for teaching. who have internet access use social networking technologies for blogging, chatting, online communities and more. Online pen pal programs. ed tech social learning

Online Learning in Higher Education

The Learning Circuits

IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning) has a nice article on the diffusion of online learning into mainstream college offerings. What's your experience with getting faculty to adopt online learning?

How technology is impacting Learning & Development teams

Your Training Edge

Today we see that most of the organizations are still failed to adapt to most modern and optimal learning management solutions and practices, which in turn puts them on a struggling road for gaining growth and enhanced productivity. Video learning.

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Future of Higher Education – Digital Textbooks and Courses

MagicBox

Prominence of technology in schools, colleges and universities has reached new dimensions with the adoption of new technologies like artificial intelligence, gamification, mobile learning and more. Universities are also benefiting from technology as they are able to adopt elearning trends such as contextual learning, two-way conversational learning, using video as a means of informative content, and enhancing use of all available data.

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Learners can acquire qualifications or develop new skills using electronic devices such as a laptop, mobile device or tablet, accessing educational material often delivered through a learning management system (LMS) which is hosted online.

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere.

Future of Higher Education – Digital Textbooks and Courses

MagicBox

Prominence of technology in schools, colleges and universities has reached new dimensions with the adoption of new technologies like artificial intelligence, gamification, mobile learning and more. Universities are also benefiting from technology as they are able to adopt elearning trends such as contextual learning, two-way conversational learning, using video as a means of informative content, and enhancing use of all available data.

Did My 2015 Predictions Come True?

LearnDash

Mobile Learning Spike Begins. Major Universities Adopt Online Degree Programs. This time the learning pioneer pocketed around $49.5 Prediction #2: Mobile Learning Spike Begins. I wrote about the upward trend in the mobile learning industry a few times last year.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Why E-learning Is the Preferred Choice for Corporate Training

CommLab India

The number of companies using e-learning to train their workforce is increasing at a feverish pace. The phenomenal growth in the adoption of online learning methodologies by the corporate world emphasizes the adaptability and suitability of e-learning to the demands of the times.

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Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. We can say, this is the biggest fears about technology enabled learning that is innate in human nature.

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. We can say, this is the biggest fears about technology enabled learning that is innate in human nature.

How Blockchain is changing Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

Let me share with you one of the latest and rising concepts being seen in education, learning and development, and that is “blockchain”. I am sure if you have been in learning and development, you must have heard of it this year. So, what blockchain basically is and is blockchain going to be the next great thing in learning and development? Now let’s see this in learning and development context, but I would first like to share some background.

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Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

He is one of the pioneers of online and distance learning, and currently serves as the editor of the influential online open access journal International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning ( IRRODL ). Learning from cyberspace.

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. We can say, this is the biggest fears about technology enabled learning that is innate in human nature.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Aside from the time savings, the cost savings , and the boost in learner engagement, one of the biggest areas where massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide benefit is education research. Online learning works, so let’s shift the conversation to how to make it successful.

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.

Changing Training Paradigms

Your Training Edge

If I talk about corporate training, then e-learning, MOOCs, digital education etc all are the ways underneath the rapidly changing training scenarios all over the world. This integration of branding, learning and point of need messaging is a fundamental driver of change.

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3 eLearning Authoring Tools That Deserve Your Consideration

ProProfs

Learn as if you were to live forever. The trend of eLearning is growing rapidly across the world, thanks to increasing internet penetration and rising demand for distance learning. In this sense, authoring tools add value to the online learning process.

Using a MOOC for HiPo Training

Your Training Edge

It’s an irony of fate that only few organizations realize the fact of having HiPos training programs that are different from usual learning and development activities conducted for all the employees.

Using a MOOC for HiPo Training

Your Training Edge

It’s an irony of fate that only few organizations realize the fact of having HiPos training programs that are different from usual learning and development activities conducted for all the employees. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Timing Tempo Technology

Your Training Edge

In this post, I would highlight how technology enabled learning experiences are enhanced through these two elements as well. When I talk about timing, it means learning the right concepts at the right time, in the most effective ways and in least possible time.

Odessa College Builds Student Success with TechSmith Relay

TechSmith Camtasia

Incorporating blended learning technology throughout an entire college campus can be difficult if you don’t have the right tools, resources, and buy-in to help along the way. The recordinginterface is simple and intuitive, and the online video dashboard and library are easy to navigate.

8 Ways to Develop an E-Learning Mindset

Origin Learning

E-Learning is the use of electronic media such as videos, audios, presentations and online content created using the effective use of technological tools in learning and teaching. E-Learning is about imparting knowledge using the relevant tool. Learning.