Teaching Empathy In An Online Class

eLearning Industry

This article presents empathy as a learnable skill that is the foundation of strong communication, collaboration, leadership, and relationship-building. Learn why designers and educators should embed lessons in empathy in their courses, and how to teach empathy effectively online.

Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.” Students who played the Crystal Island game learned less and rated the lesson more difficult than students who viewed a slide presentation without any game narrative or hands on activities. Without seeing the full article, I can’t tell. ” James Paul Gee has published a number of articles on games and learning.

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace


Every day, more people wanting to teach English are signing up for various types of ELT courses and dreaming of making a difference in this all-important field. Technologies That Support English Language Teaching/Learning. How Webinar Tools Facilitate English Language Teaching.

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Top Tools for Online Teaching


Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. The list includes some of our favorite resources too so heres an extract of the article. Teaching Tools & Technologies. Resources for Teaching Online.

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace


Every day, more people wanting to teach English are signing up for various types of ELT courses and dreaming of making a difference in this all-important field. Technologies That Support English Language Teaching/Learning. How Webinar Tools Facilitate English Language Teaching.

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6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned. This lesson is a critical one.

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Training Lessons from the Navy SEALs: Making the Bed Matters


The training focuses on teaching soft skills to create leaders. While you'd have a hard time convincing your staff to undergo SEAL training, you can learn a few lessons about the value of soft skills from SEAL training. The post Training Lessons from the Navy SEALs: Making the Bed Matters appeared first on BizLibrary. Article employee training soft skills training program tipsNavy SEAL training isn't about physical conditioning, but mental conditioning.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


If you think back to your primary education days, there are some teachings that “stuck” with you forever (multiplication tables and grammar rules) and some that went in one ear and out the other (periodic table of elements) pretty quickly. The post mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017 appeared first on mLevel.

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Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. If you are going to teach a course online or run an online learning event or an online conference, then there’s even more to being successful at that. So, what I thought I would do is go back and see what resources I could find some good resources that would help me and could be used by instructors be better prepared to teach online.

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Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite


Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Check out how this tax quiz uses frequently asked questions right off the gate as a way to teach learners about deductible and non-deductible tax items.

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

Flip this lesson! A new way to teach with video from TED-Ed TED | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system.

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The Powerful Lesson Corporate Learning Can Learn From Social Platforms


While many people are curious why they released it, how to use it, and what social platform to choose between the two, this article isn’t for that. Once a week, publish a short microlearning video teaching a key topic to provide a short reminder of something that many employees might forget.

What Airline Safety Videos Can Teach eLearning


Additionally, according to this article by Faculty Focus, humor improves a sense of cohesion in the classroom, and while elearning courses don’t take place in a traditional classroom, a sense of cohesion can be created between the student and the online course or instructor. Relevance: Most corporate training lessons and all airline safety videos are mandatory.

Training Managers? Teach Leaders It’s Not About Them Anymore


This is a lesson we need to drill into the minds of our leaders. As I see it, there are basically two ways to teach this: through skill development activities, and through experience. So how do these leadership-development activities teach aspiring leaders about significance?

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5 Ways to Take Advantage of the 80/20 Rule for Education

Your Training Edge

This article discusses the same; the application of 80/20 rule in education and the top 5 ways to take the maximum advantage out of it. Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development 80 20 rule education teaching

3 Compelling Stories to Teach The Power Of Small Investments In Business


Much is written in the business press about mega M&A deals, billion dollar strategic investments, and global advertising campaigns.this isn’t one of those articles. Lesson Learned: Never discount the potential to utilize an unorthodox approach to solve a business objective.

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Using Lessons from Video Games in E-Learning

Learning Developments

There are lessons that can be learned on how to use games in learning. I wrote a blog article last year about what the 80's movie WarGames teaches us about learning games. Some of these lessons are: Games can be used to simulate real work situations. Recently I wrote a blog article called Learning Lessons from Black Ops. In that blog post I wrote about techniques this Call of Duty game uses to teach you about the game as you play (i.e.

Game Teaches Life Saving Skills: Accidently

Kapp Notes

The power of games for learning is that they can teach lessons that the learner doesn't even realized she or he has learned until the time comes to apply those skills. He credits his experience playing the game for teaching him how to handle himself in an emergency situation.

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What the ‘Draw Something’ App Can Teach Training Designers


Here are three specific lessons I’ve learned: 1. Lesson learned: Too much focus on economy may result in a loss of clarity. A friend of mine introduced me to “ Draw Something ” last month and I must admit — I’m addicted.

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Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

According to Bridget Murray in her article "What Makes Mental Time Travel Possible?," "Memory allows us to mentally travel backward in time as well as into the future. From the start to the end of the lesson, this has to be the tie and glue that leads the learners to engagement.

What Sports Teach Our Kids and Why Video Games are Better.

Kapp Notes

Then he contended that video games can't teach ethics, empathy or other important skills. The implication is that kids learn far more positive lessons in organized kids sports than playing video games. Do sports always teach these laudable values? Read the article here.

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eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

Spencer Ackerman features Vanguard of Valor, an interactive teaching tool built to instruct the mid-career officers who pass through the Army’s Combined Arms Center, about the lessons accumulated from years of hard-fought war in Afghanistan. Our Belief.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. This game teaches about Nobel Prize winning Chemistry Research. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010.

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Going global? Check out pre-recorded webinar and articles

Take an e-Learning Break

The Impact of Cultural Differences on Learning and Teaching - What it Means for eLearning - 1-hour recorded webinar, done for Walden University by Dr. Edmundson, explaining how educational and corporate organizations need to accommodate the cultural differences of learners in other countries to be successful. I found some great research on developing e-Learning in a global environment and wanted to share it with you.

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.

ELearning found as effective as standard teaching in health care


ELearning found as effective as standard teaching in health care. Not only can they read up-to-date articles on screens instead of in books, they are able to interact with video and other rich materials that act as more than a print substitute.

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?

Digitization, individualization and self-determined learning belong together

Adobe Captivate

Digitizing at school is much more than just putting a few computers in the classroom, putting a cell phone, tablet or laptop in each student’s hand, but continuing teaching as before. Even if no smartboard hangs in front, you can teach digitally.

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


Even to teach Microsoft Excel and SQL programming to business and sales analysts. Two motivational factors fueled me to become a tutor – Excellent professional skills and passion to teach. Additionally, and more importantly, I regained my verve and passion to teach. 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.

Your Company's Growth Demands CX Training


This same type of rapid growth through mergers, acquisition or even luck can lead to the same type of friction between “get it done NOW” and “teach them how to do it the right way.”. Introduce mini lessons to keep your employees mindful of the experience you’re aiming to deliver.

Breaking down the silos

Learning with e's

Yes, there are practical reasons for teaching art separately to science, or maths in a different room to music. An article in the January 3rd 2014 edition of the Times Educational Supplement expresses exactly the sentiments above. What are your views on cross-curricular teaching?

Using Microlearning to Accelerate Productivity


Learners access the lesson when they need it, use that information to accomplish their task, and consult the lesson when they complete the task again. Research shows that humans learn better when they’re given quick, relevant lessons. Articles Enterprise Learning

Customer training your clients will love


Teach customers how to get the most out of your product. And that's where this article comes in. Teach them something they can use right now. Articles Customer Experience Customer Training Enterprise Learning

Using video as an alternative to create learning content


In this article we'll look at ways to use video to deliver meaningful digital learning content. If you're interested in learning how to create your own screencasts, check out this article for some great tips. Articles Course Content Course Design Video video content video learning

How Well Do We Learn From Experiential Or Inquiry Learning Approaches?

Patti Shank

Direct instruction directly teaches the content. Training people to identify hazardous materials in the workplace, for example, would likely have lessons, labs, and tests in a direct approach. Read the entire article on eLearning Industry

Adaptive Learning: What Is It And What Does It Mean For Your Learners


If, for example, they don’t get the right answer on the first question, the platform may give them a more basic lesson next, to give them background that maybe they don’t have. Adaptive learning allows L&D to teach everyone the information they need to know in a way that works for them.

Thoughts on new leadership in business and learning


“…today’s business schools are busy teaching and researching 20th century management principles and, in effect, leading the parade towards yesterday.” – Steve Denning. When lessons learned are shared, everyone benefits from the mistake, and the cost is offset by the learning. Articles