The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve

CourseArc

Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? This explains why you can read an article or watch a video and, if you get quizzed about it immediately afterward, you’ll score well… but if you don’t take that exact same quiz until ten days later, your score will often drop because you’ve already begun to forget some of that new information. when they’re first introduced, and then include them in subsequent lessons or chapters as a means of reinforcement.

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3 Examples that explain Copyright Policies for eLearning Developers

TalentLMS

In this article we demonstrate three scenarios of fair use of copyright materials. There are several intellectual property resources available in the Creative Commons websites that enable the usage of intellectual multimedia with recommended methods of attribution: 1. Go through the above mentioned six methods of attribution in the Creative Commons website to learn more. Creative Commons: Unsure. Creative Commons: Some rights reserved: share.

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Developing an Online Training Course

Mindflash

Paper handouts that provide additional illustrative examples of lessons, or practice problems in which pupils must apply the material from the textbook and lectures. The technology that’s now easily available transforms every one of those steps, giving educators and trainers far more power and flexibility to get their lessons across. Overhead transparencies are replaced with common forms of digital media (e.g., Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user algogenius.

Fear of Speaking in Public

Tom Spiglanin

I happened across this article today: How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking. ” Lesson learned: You don’t get nervous if you don’t feel you’re under pressure. Lesson learned: Never let them know you are (or were) nervous. ” Lessons learned: (1) Let genuine (non-leading, non-hostile) questions be completed before answering, and repeat the question; and (2) Know your audience and key decision-makers.

9 Best eLearning Websites to Grasp Knowledge of Programming

Your Training Edge

These videos are licensed under Creative Commons 3.0 It focuses on providing simple programming lessons for the students which include animation, data structures, problem-solving, game design and JavaScript. Code School strives for teaching with the help of coding challenges, screencasts and video lessons. As the technology trends are advancing, computer programming is becoming the core competency of all kinds of work.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. There are two ways to acquire screencast videos to use with a lesson: Find a screencast video that is already available from YouTube, Kahn Academy , neoK12 , or other sources. Finding a video that fits a specific lesson can be time-consuming. Select a presentation topic and determine the lesson focus questions or objectives (Figure 4). Recent Articles.

Year in Review: The Worst Employee Training Mistakes of 2011

Mindflash

The first of these comes from Katie Morell, writing for the American Express OPEN Forum, who manages to round up five common training errors that bedevil companies. ’” Morell also looks to FlexJobs.com CEO Sara Sutton Fell who, like Blair, has learned some training lessons through the school of hard knocks. ” Of course, these articles looking back on the year’s screw ups seem to show up every year, illustrating how fresh problems continually crop up.

Why Blended Learning Is Really Just Blended Training

Mindflash

The blended learning model allows for some lessons to be delivered online instead of in a classroom lecture. For more Daily Mindflash articles on Learning and Development, click here. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user Sarah M Stewart. Blended learning is a hot phrase in the training world, and it usually refers to a mixing of traditional face-to-face classroom facilitation with computer-based modules — usually self-paced online training.

Teacher voice 1: Neil Jarrett

Learning with 'e's

He has written three books and several articles for magazines such as the Times Educational Supplement. It allows me to be creative and innovative on a daily basis. Knowing how to pitch a lesson and thinking of exciting ways to teach it. I would push for a more creative curriculum with emphasis put on inquiry and project based learning. Last year I celebrated 40 years in educational technology and tracked some of the history of this relatively new discipline.

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Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offers instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. There are two ways to acquire screencast videos to use with a lesson: Find a screencast video that is already available from YouTube, Kahn Academy, neoK12, or other sources. Finding a video that fits a specific lesson can be time-consuming. Select a presentation topic and determine the lesson focus questions or objectives (Figure 4). Recent Articles.

MIS en place

Learning with 'e's

This article focuses on the latter. These include communication tools, attendance records, assessment information, parent and guardian contact details, school inspection files, human resources information such as staff pay and superannuation, sickness and leave records, free school meal registers, safeguarding records, teaching resources and lesson plans, agency contacts and cover records, budget and finance records, minutes of meetings, statistical reporting - the list goes on.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

EveryStockPhoto is a search engine for creative commons photos, located in Vancouver, BC. Navigate via map points on the globe, and capture images around common themes. Although the term has been used by illustrators, comic book artist, designers and teachers as well The purpose of this site is to provide free image reference material for use in all creative pursuits. Lesson plans also included. 9) Creative Express (Getty Images).

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The shape of minds to come

Learning with 'e's

She made some important contributions to his stages of cognitive development theory (which will be featured in greater depth in some upcoming articles on this blog). Deductive reasoning methods can therefore also be applied to good effect in just about any lesson on any subject. This is number 17 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

See the article in the New York Times: Online Schooling Grows, Setting Off a Debate Despite enthusiastic support from parents, the schools have met with opposition from some educators, who say elementary students may be too young for Internet learning, and from teachers, unions and school boards, partly because they divert state payments from the online student’s home district. All the projects provided standalone, asynchronous lessons.

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Social enzymes

Learning with e's

No, we are not isolated learners, but learn our most important lessons whilst in conversation with others. When we take what others have created (thanks to creative commons and a loosening of the grip or ownership and copyright) and we repurpose them for our own use, our own informal learning. This article was first posted 11 January 2009 Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Learning has rarely been a solo activity.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Lessons in Learning, e-Learning, and Training: Perspectives and Guidance for the Enlightened Trainer and Designing World-Class E-Learning : How IBM, GE, Harvard Business School, And Columbia University Are Succeeding At E-Learning These have been very valuable to me in the way I think about how and where elearning can be most effective. The book builds on the 4C/ID model described in the 2002 article that John Curry linked to.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a (K)nitwit!

Learning Visions

These two resources came to mind: For more on the spacing effect, be sure to read this 2006 article by Lars Hyland: Less Learning More Often. Dan Roddy recently shared a link to a great article on tips for writing in a more conversational tone. I havent forgotten those lessons, but the knitting lessons obviously didnt stick. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

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The shape of minds to come

Learning with 'e's

She made some important contributions to his stages of cognitive development theory (which will be featured in greater depth in some upcoming articles on this blog). Deductive reasoning methods can therefore also be applied to good effect in just about any lesson on any subject. Image by Steve Wheeler This is number 17 in my series on learning theories.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Overall, I thought this article was a good read, although I found the title a little misleading. This article focused more on what instructional designers should not be (lone gunmen). However, it does require the ability to think both logically and creatively, and it requires some knowledge of what research has shown works (as opposed to what our personal tastes tell us should work). And I promise to go back and read your original article again!)

10Q: Cathy N. Davidson

Learning with 'e's

In today's article, Cathy responds to my 10Q interview questions: Who are you? I believe in calculated, creative disruption as the single most important ingredient in learning. I see Pasi Sahlberg as a fellow traveler and recommend his Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? Davidson 10Q: Cathy Davidson by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Cathy N.

An email of complaint sent to Air India

Jay Cross

In a capitalist economy, the way an organisation learns their lessons is if they lose money – so don’t fly Air India and they might learn a lesson. Common sense is simply not part of their equation. 39) Workscaping (2) WordPress Admin This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5

An email of complaint sent to Air India

Jay Cross

In a capitalist economy, the way an organisation learns their lessons is if they lose money – so don’t fly Air India and they might learn a lesson. Common sense is simply not part of their equation. 39) Workscaping (2) WordPress Admin This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5

The next generation.

Learning with 'e's

Neil's most recent article for the Times Education Supplement outlines some great ideas for how teachers can embed new technology into any of their lessons. In another previous article for Teach Primary magazine Neil outlined some of the ways teachers can improve their assessment methods by using technology. My current cohort of computing and ICT specialists during a seminar A new breed of teachers is emerging.