This Week on #TalkTech: Recorded lectures, Duolingo, and Games Against Falling IQ

Bottom-Line Performance

Can recorded lectures replace university professors? In this article, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales makes the bold claim that university lectures “are doomed.” Recorded lectures. As you work through the ramified lessons, your answers help translate the web.

A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

Thanks @hjarche for sharing @AnnaMuoio ‘s 2000 @FastCompany article @Cisco ‘s Quick Study: A #LessonPlan for #eLearning [link]. A version of this article appeared in the October 2000 issue of Fast Company magazine written by @AnnaMuoio. A Lesson Plan for eLearning.

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Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related). The eLearning modules act as the “lecture”, which learners do on their own time.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

How to Weave Hard Facts and Emotions into your eLearning Lessons

Vignettes Learning

In his article on learning instincts he argues that human beings have an innate instinct (nature) to learn and develop skills necessary for us to survive and flourish. How do we strike a balance between the scientific and the emotional?

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. The educators encourage the learners to view lectures online, at their own pace. Create a lecture video.

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eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen. But for the lesson to be effective, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that  more  does not mean  better. If your lesson plays too long, you run the risk of losing the attention span of your learner and lowering the effectiveness of the lesson in general.

The Value of Video Learning

Your Training Edge

Most of my previous articles have explicitly established the importance of online learning, online teaching, MOOCs and so on. In this article, I would be focused around one of its most important elements that contributes significantly towards its success, and that is the video learning.

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Why video is the superior tool for learning

Your Training Edge

In this article, you would be exploring why video is still considered an integral and superior tool for learning and development. In their most initial iteration, MOOCs imitated the familiar and traditional pedagogical model of a university classroom; the lecture.

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What Corporate Trainers Can Learn from MOOCs (Even If You Don’t Use Them)

Your Training Edge

This week, we’ll look at three lessons that corporate trainers can learn from MOOCs, even if they haven’t yet adopted the format in their organization. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) recently celebrated their third anniversary.

The Flipped Learning Revolution — Coming to a Brain Near You?

Dashe & Thomson

My colleague Jon Matejcek first covered it back in March in his article “ Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of the Classroom.” Essentially, the idea is to upend the traditional teaching model of classroom lecture followed by personal practice at home.

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7 Shocking Ways the Internet of Things Has Changed e-Learning Process

Your Training Edge

As we write this article, more research is being done to find ways to use technology devices to create smarter classrooms that can provide instant feedback to educators about the performance of students in a class.

Adobe Captivate & eLearning: How Long is Too Long?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen. But for the lesson to be effective, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that more does not mean better. If your lesson plays too long, you run the risk of losing the attention span of your learner and lowering the effectiveness of the lesson in general. In her article,  Keeping Pace with Today's Quick Brains ,  Kathie F. by Kevin Siegel.

What Is the Difference Between Hybrid and Blended Learning?

Cloudshare

We live in a world of on-demand services and internet-connected devices, so focusing on a lengthy lecture probably isn’t a suitable way to learn for most. A typical setup is for the online component to provide additional exercises to complement the in-class lecture.

Developing an Online Training Course

Mindflash

Lectures, at least in outline form. Overhead transparencies to accompany lectures, or for a classroom to work through a single problem as a group. Paper handouts that provide additional illustrative examples of lessons, or practice problems in which pupils must apply the material from the textbook and lectures. Articles Course Development design instructional design online learning Online Training training

Can Bill Gates Lead the Informal Learning Revolution?

Dashe & Thomson

I stumbled upon an article about an effort by the Gates Foundation to swing the direction of education standards with a mega-investment in digital learning. He also wants lectures to become homework and teacher tutoring to occur during class time.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Stay Current or Perish

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Without turning this article into a lecture or a history lesson, you need only look back 10 years and compare the technologies then to what’s available today. by Kevin Smith, COTP. Not that many years ago, computer technicians were limited to being just that: computer technicians. They installed memory chips (RAM), replaced hard drives, changed video cards, and instructed users on how to use these new and mysterious machines.

Instructional Video Styles: Choose Your Own

learnWorlds

Before you even begin creating your instructional video , you will need to consider your lecture style. Choosing your instructional video style is essential, as this will inform your lesson plan, dialogue and editing of your video. Animated lectures.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

In this article, she talks about the journey towards digital learning in academic settings and offers some key lessons she has learned along the way. Your university may also bring in colleagues to film you in a studio and record your lectures. Are you a perfect lecturer?

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Stay Current or Perish

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Without turning this article into a lecture or a history lesson, you need only look back 10 years and compare the technologies then to what’s available today. by Kevin Smith, COTP. Not that many years ago, computer technicians were limited to being just that: computer technicians. They installed memory chips (RAM), replaced hard drives, changed video cards, and instructed users on how to use these new and mysterious machines.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Stay Current or Perish

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Without turning this article into a lecture or a history lesson, you need only look back 10 years and compare the technologies then to what’s available today. by Kevin Smith, COTP. Not that many years ago, computer technicians were limited to being just that: computer technicians. They installed memory chips (RAM), replaced hard drives, changed video cards, and instructed users on how to use these new and mysterious machines.

Training: Give Me a Break!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, CTT,  COTP         I've written several articles about adult learners and attention spans. For instance, there was the article titled " How Long is Too Long? " where you learned that students can keep tuned in to a lecture for  no more than  15 to 20 minutes  at a time. In those articles, I recommend that no individual eLearning lesson (or module) play for longer than approximately 5 minutes.

Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process

Web Courseworks

Julie Petersen is a tutor and a blogger, who features the latest career and educational trends in her articles. Are you having a hard time to focus during the lectures and comprehend the learning material you’ll be tested on? First of all, you can read resourceful, practical articles.

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9 Best eLearning Websites to Grasp Knowledge of Programming

Your Training Edge

It focuses on providing simple programming lessons for the students which include animation, data structures, problem-solving, game design and JavaScript. It is the fusion of improved quizzes and insightful video lectures in order to build interaction with the students.

Tired of Trends? Five 2017 Training Realities

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve read some thoughtful articles on learning trends over the last couple of weeks, but I’m obviously partial to Sharon’s article here on the Lessons on Learning blog. Any trends article that looks to the past for perspective when discussing trends gets my attention.

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The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo

Many articles have been written on how the idea of a Flipped Classroom has gained currency with the advent of eBooks and digital learning content. Flipping the classroom has become a hot topic in educational circles in recent times.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

Also, if an English course offers mobile learning options to students, mobile devices will almost surely be used to study lessons, complete quizzes, track progress, communicate with peers, etc. It’s tough to determine how many native English speakers there are in the world today.

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Why every enterprise needs VR-based learning

STRIVR

This is a synopsis of the article, “VR Training: The Scalable, Almost Real World Way to Learn,” featured on TLNT.com on July 11, 2019 and written by Dr. Michael Casale, Strivr’s Chief Science Officer. Read the full article.

Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways

G-Cube

While instructors can simply write the name of supplementary texts, links or articles, learners can add to the list by answering on the same thread.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

Also, if an English course offers mobile learning options to students, mobile devices will almost surely be used to study lessons, complete quizzes, track progress, communicate with peers, etc. It’s tough to determine how many native English speakers there are in the world today.

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Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

TechSmith Camtasia

He has also been published on The Educause Review twice, for articles titled Screencasting to Engage Learning and Creating a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia Studio. Teacher created PowerPoint presentations are easy to create and can be aligned to content lesson standards and objectives.

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

Your Training Edge

This article outlines an overall approach for making the transition from ILT to a MOOC. You will also be recording video, which is more difficult (and more expensive) to reshoot when you make a mistake than it is to correct an error or verbal flub during a face-to-face lecture.

6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace

LearnDash

Many of us don’t think of this as learning, because it doesn’t match the kinds of formal learning we recognize from the classroom—lectures, seminars, and organized lessons. If you have an internal forum, you could create a discussion board dedicated to interesting articles.

Training Employees Actually Makes Them Smarter

TOPYX LMS

Dr. Sandrine Thuret , principal investigator and lecturer in neural stem cell research, says, “ Learning will increase the production of…new neurons.” (She’s Customized learning paths, a common LMS feature, basically takes a course and slices it up into several easy-to-absorb lessons.

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Benefits Of Synchronous And Asynchronous e-learning

Wizcabin

In this article, we’ll be exploring the synchronous and asynchronous e-learning, to know what they mean and how they can be of benefit to instructors to deliver a better learning experience.