The Best Way To Structure A Zoom Lesson

Dan Keckan

In this article, I go over the best way to structure a Zoom Lesson: Pre-Lesson, During Lesson, and Post Lesson. Tell Your Story eLearning Best Practices Online Learning Synchronous Learning Activities Web Conferencing Tools

A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

I came across Harold Jarche ‘s blog today where he discussed, a brief history education delivered via The Internet, see Learning is Connecting. 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 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. At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. Are you having a hard time to focus during the lectures and comprehend the learning material you’ll be tested on? However, memorizing the text is a learning strategy that’s not only outdated, but ineffective too. Smart delegating is part of the successful learning process.

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How Machine Learning and AI are Making Online Learning More Beneficial


Online learning ( aka E-Learning ) is now considered to be an integral part of the education sector. In simple words, online learning refers to the type of learning where the learning process is mediated by the internet i.e. the learners use the internet to learn. Online learning is gaining tremendous popularity. ML and AI have made learning to become personalized and adaptive. Personalized and Adaptive Learning.

In the media: 8 lessons for moving learning content online

eLearn Help

Are you creating online content? Here are 8 lessons for success. 8 lessons for moving learning content online. Moving learning content online is a process that any education provider can begin today. Rebecca Ogrady-Marshall is no stranger to online learning. This has made her a believer in the crucial role online learning will play in the future. “I Click the link to read the article: [link].

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When Should You Choose Self-Paced Learning vs Live Online Learning?


So, the question is: when should an organization choose self-paced learning versus live online learning? In this article, we’ll discuss the basics and benefits of both methods, and discuss some of the things you may want to take into consideration when choosing the implementation strategy that’s right for your organization. The basics of self-paced learning Self-paced learning is, as the name suggests, learning that moves at a pace set by the student.

10 tips for improving retention with online learning

Growth Engineering

If you’re a learning manager responsible for delivering training to hundreds of employees, you’ll have a pretty keen idea of the importance of knowledge retention. Well, pretend you’re not a learning manager for a minute, and let’s take a look at the issue through a learner’s eyes. Remember what it was like trying to learn something new? Learning is pretty hard work, but it’s even harder when well-meaning L&D departments shove lack-lustre training in front of you.

6 mistakes to avoid when creating an online learning program

Superb Learning

When people are creating a new learning experience, whether it be an online or virtual experience, whether it be conversion of face to face into online, or the creation of something new, we see that there’s often a number of key common mistakes that are made. These are mistakes that actually have a negative impact on the learning experience. Through this approach we find that this mountain of learning becomes a molehill. Edupreneur Learning design

Online learning vs face to face learning: why you should make the switch


Are you yet to harness the power of online learning? This article can help. You might be wondering what great digital learning looks like, what benefits you can expect from making the switch and how can you make the transition a success. Read on to answer these questions and get started on your own move from face to face to online learning. Is your learning content available when they pick up their phone? Face to face learning.

8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training

The Learning Dispatch

Some presentations, team meetings and event brainstorming session are ‘simple’ enough to move online for a virtual meetup. Would an online course be as effective? Based on our experience in developing accessible elearning, here are eight lessons learned to help get you started.

Online Learning VS Traditional Formats: The Big 4 Benefits of eLearning


The debate to compare the differences and similarities between online and traditional learning environment is as old as 1999. But how do traditional and online learning formats actually differ , and what can you expect from a transition to eLearning? The decision whether to study online or in a traditional environment is not as conflicting as before. Online learning is no longer the “easy way out”, as one might have thought in the past.

Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment


If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity. This loss of knowledge defeats the purpose of online education! When planning online courses, it is essential to determine the learners’ cultural and language background. In this article, we uncover some mandatory tips to bear in mind when designing content for the international learner body.

Best Practices for Moving Instructor-Led Training to Webinars and Virtual Classrooms (Live Online Learning)

Convergence Training

Because of COVID-19, lots of companies are rushing to get at least some of their instructor-led training materials into an online format. Our friend Michelle Ockers has called in an impressive team of learning experts to discuss issues like this in her Learning Uncut Disruption series of podcasts. Here’s how Michelle introduces this conversation at her podcast webpage: This episode is part of the Learning Uncut Disruption series. What is live online learning?

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 3


You have successfully launched your lessons online. As an educator, students and parents are looking to you as an expert, even if you’ve never taught online. Even if online classes have been launched, it is not too late to offer an online orientation. Start providing parents with a plan for each lesson or unit covered to give them a sense of what to expect and how they can help. Next, provide parents with tips for successful online learning.

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How eLearning Is Revolutionizing Music Education

Dan Keckan

In this article, we look at the positive reaction that an explosion of eLearning is having on music education, including the accessibility and effectiveness of online courses, apps, and in-person online lessons.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

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. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Learning Experiences (16). Learning Management Systems (4).

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. When taking on any new initiative, it’s best to develop a strategy so you don’t squander resources, especially when you’re trying to create an online learning program with a limited budget. What did they need to learn to do their current job?

Are You Taking Advantage of Learner-Generated Content?


If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the amount of content you’re producing for your online course, it may interest you to know that there’s another way. Where before learners simply had to read your course lessons and watch videos, content generation puts them in a creative position. Now they not only have to put what they learned to use, but they must do so accurately and authoritatively. Make your forum a central part of your online course.

How to Use Customer Training to Inspire Your Clients

Spark Your Interest

Each and any of these can be useful lessons you can include in your training offerings. For example, there are articles, blog posts, e-books, and other resources to use as part of your buying decision. Customer Training Lessons from MS Teams. But there are also prepared learning paths as well. Miro is a collaborative online whiteboard platform designed for remote and distributed teams. Customer Training Lessons from Miro.

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Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

Like many visitors, I paid a few Euros to rent a portable audio player to learn about the museum’s architecture and its architect, Frank Gehry. This experience of simultaneously touring and listening at the Guggenheim Museum was one of the most compelling learning experiences I’ve had in a long time. It was an ideal model for integrating a structured yet informal learning paradigm. Again, a 3D immersive environment would be ideal for this type of learning.

What Game Mechanics Can Offer Online Learning for Business


Using games to train people sounds kind of suspicious, like an unseemly corporate bait-and-switch tactic, or something of equal malignance — but studies have shown that incorporating game mechanics into online training can be more effective than traditional tools and methods. A screenshot from EVE Online. Learning Management Systems. Furthermore, learning management systems are described as “content gatekeepers for learners.&# Online Training

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve


Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? If your goal is to retain that knowledge and apply it when new situations require it, studies have shown that your best bet is to learn in smaller doses, and repeat key information over time. This means that if we want to learn a new technique or remember a barrage of facts and figures, we’re best served by reintroducing those key points on a regular basis after we first encounter them.

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What Can the E-Learning Industry Learn from Omnichannel?


Omnichannel e-learning is the next logical step from blended learning. All this seems like excellent marketing strategy, but applying the same concepts to e-learning has been a slower process. It began a few years ago with blended learning , which combines traditional classroom experience with online learning. People learn across multiple channels. The learner heads to work, but wants to review a lesson during their lunch break.

How to be prepared for online teaching and how to overcome potential difficulties - Technology meets Education

This article will focus on how technical and pedagogical difficulties can be beaten, as management difficulties can be largely solved through the inclusion of students into an LMS (Learning Management System). But before we move on to practical tips, an analysis of what is asynchronous and synchronous learning is, should be conducted. Synchronous & Asynchronous learning. Synchronous learning. or by being connected via a synchronous learning platform.

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. Article Categories. On his GoodPractice podcast, Ross Garner has a great primer about the importance of ensuring that digital learning is accessible.

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4 Downsides to MOOCs


While still very much in the early phases of development, the MOOC model for learning is already shifting our notion of ideal learning environments and methods. Around the internet it isn’t uncommon to read articles and comments about how MOOCs are the “greatest thing ever” (as people often say when something new comes along). MOOC is short for “massive-open-online-course” MASSIVE: Some courses may consist of up to 100,000 students.

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Creating Award-winning Digital Learning: A Tale from the Frontline with Fosway Group and Commercial Express


In a year where companies learned that almost nothing is certain or predictable, Commercial Express was able to empower their workforce and drive value from digital learning during 2020. View the recorded webinar to learn: The foundational elements of a good Digital Learning Strategy.

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6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace


How to help build informal learning habits in your office. While many organizations turn to various formal learning courses, they should also consider the benefits of informal learning. Informal learning refers to the kind of learning most of us engage in whenever we tackle a problem at work or indulge our curiosity. However, informal learning can have many benefits for businesses and individuals alike. Informal learning often leads to formal learning.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. There’s been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and “how the brain learns.&#

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How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know


Thanks to online teaching model, there aren’t many constraints. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Now, allow me to explain how to sell online courses. Here’s the interesting part – You get to listen to your potential audience by being a member of Facebook groups, forums like Reddit and online communities like Quora. Each module should be broken down into lessons.

Workflow Learning and The 5 Moments of Need with Bob Mosher


In 2019, David James spoke with Bob Mosher , Thought-Leader and Chief Learning Evangelist, at The 5 Moments of Need , on The Learning & Development Podcast. Did You Build Blended Learning or Did You Just Build Blended Training? Go back and build ILT, E-Learning, LMS stuff.”

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. The learning frameworks will have to evolve accordingly. “On-the-job”

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17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning


THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill. THE JOURNEY: We, at Learnnovators, have been fascinated about micro learning or bite-sized learning. We have been doodling about the possibilities this learning technique offers while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: What is micro learning?

Is L&D Ready for “The New Learning Era”?

Learning Wire

Early lessons from these turbulent times indicate that: This crisis is further driving digital transformation. Online meetings lack the warmth of in-person meetings, but surprisingly have also given us more insights into the personal lives of the people we connect to. In addition to influencing the way we live, work and connect, this crisis has also impacted the way we learn. provide an online offer for staff health and wellbeing. Article L&D Best Practices

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20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know


Online educational resources for students are becoming increasingly valuable in the 21 st century. Without question, traditional classroom education helps students learn and master everything – from basics to advanced. Online educational courses give students the flexibility of pausing and rewinding on video content. Perhaps no other online marketplace is as famous as Udacity. The immersive learning experience is guaranteed. 14: Paul’s Math Online Notes.

A Not-So-Serious Debate on The Serious eLearning Manifesto


THE JOURNEY: Like many of you out there, we too are concerned at today’s state of e-learning which follows ‘ the same old way of doing things ’. Let’s first take a quick look at a few serious and thought-provoking shout-outs about the present state of e-learning today from some of the leading experts who are also rebels or revolutionists in the domain of learning, in their own ways: “ What has changed is the technology. The new designers are winning friends for e-learning.

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps


It’s easier than you think to create and deliver your own beautiful online courses like this! Editors NOTE: If you don’t have software to follow along and create your online course with, you can get started for free with Wyzed’s easy online training software. Step 1 – Define your learning outcomes. Or “I need them to learn my policies and procedures in our business.”. How to define your learning objectives. Bring in Social Learning.

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps


It’s easier than you think to create and deliver your own beautiful online courses like this! Editors NOTE: If you don’t have software to follow along and create your online course with, you can get started for free with Wyzed’s easy online training software. Step 1 – Define your learning outcomes. Or “I need them to learn my policies and procedures in our business.”. How to define your learning objectives.

Flash to HTML5 – The Impact on eLearning and Online Courses – Part 1


Read further to understand the impact on elearning through this 2 part series of articles. As organizations are constantly looking at the concept of anytime, anywhere learning on any device , HTML is the popular alternative, it provides functionalities that are more stable and scalable compared to Flash content. Added Advantages: HTML5 allows creation of mobile based quick bites of lessons. It supports interactivity and gamified learning to a higher degree.

Tips on Creating Clear Learning Objectives


Defining clear learning objectives is a challenging first step when creating a course. By providing a clear focus, both the teaching and the learning paths become more coherent and easier to envision. Bloom’s taxonomy is a hierarchical categorization of learning objectives. What are learning objectives and why do they matter? Learning objectives are the goals you want your students to achieve by the end of your course. How do you write clear learning objectives?