Why do we need to know the hottest eLearning trends? Why not innovate learning with what we already have?

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Ladan Nikravan Senior Editor at MediaTec Publishing , asked the following question in a LinkedIn group that I follow, Chief Learning Officer Magazine. In your opinion, what are the best tools and trends currently on the market, and what would you advise your peers to adopt?”

The Haptics wave is coming!

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The affordability of these devices will make their adoption easier and more prevalent. GBL pedagogy. Linkedin Profile. At the time of this writing, Woojer’s Kickstarter was at $1.2 Million with 38 days to go.

What a MOOC Is and What It Isn’t

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This is unsurprising for two reasons: MOOCs have changed considerably since they first came out, and they are continuing to evolve as both the pedagogies and the technologies. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

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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). Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

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The huge response to these courses ignited a fire under the entire education community – many people praised MOOCs for their ability to offer unprecedented access to education at a low cost, while many others criticized them for unsound pedagogy and lack of student accountability.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

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Early MOOCs were often nothing more than long video lectures with a few multiple choice questions at the end—if you read much MOOC literature, you will know that these early implementations were roundly criticized for their poor pedagogy and almost complete lack of meaningful learning experiences.

Learning Vs. Training & Development

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In addition, personalized learning, which is learning for tailored pedagogy, learning environments and curriculum, also meets the needs and aspiration of employees’ learning needs. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Learner-Centered Instruction in MOOCs

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Larry Cuban, a professor emeritus of education at Stanford University, has noted that MOOCs are often confused with pedagogy , which is inaccurate. MOOCs are powerful platforms for delivering instruction, but they are not in themselves pedagogies.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

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The take-home message is that a MOOC is not a pedagogy, it is a framework , and within that framework many things can happen, including learner-centered instruction. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

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Pedagogy is more important than technology. Being a big believer in Technology Enabled Learning, Bryant seeks to create awareness, motivate adoption and engage organizations and people in the changing business of education.

Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

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The MOOC development team usually includes several members of the L&D team, a technical support team, and often an outside consultant specializing in MOOC design and pedagogy. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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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).

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

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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.”

Using MOOCs in Corporate Training Programs

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By investigating and incorporating the different MOOC options now, you can ensure that your organization is well positioned to adopt new technologies and pedagogies in the future. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. When MOOC-mania hit first exploded, a general panic arose in higher education: Would MOOCs make colleges and universities obsolete?

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

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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. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners.

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However, I’m not so thrilled about moving directly to commercial systems like Facebook or LinkedIn, due to privacy and ownership concerns. Second,to follow from Marshall McLuhan the Medium is the Pedagogy (first coined by Cousin (2005).

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

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Just as we must pay attention to the latest research on learning and pedagogy, it’s important to be aware of current technological trends. Although organizations have been slow to adopt and promote social media technologies for learning , interest in these approaches is increasing.

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The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

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Also, Connie is member of the Instructional Designers & E-Learning professionals group on LinkedIn - Group Join Link Learning Ecosystems by Daniel S. 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. See you on LinkedIn! If you use LinkedIn add me.

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