USDLA – Advocating the Growth of Distance Learning

Web Courseworks

This week I wanted to take a look at the United States Distance Learning Association and their upcoming 5th Annual Conference that is scheduled for May 1st-4th in St. In a time of mobile technology, social networking, and a world that beckons us to embark on a lifelong journey of learning, distance learning is what bridges the gap between all of these concepts and helps facilitate the evolution of learning.

Tools of Engagement Slides from Texas Distance Learning Session

Kapp Notes

Here are some slides and information covered in my presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association conference. Learn “How to Write a Syllabus” with this course. Learn to Write a Syllabus by Karl Kapp. Gamification of Learning by Karl Kapp.

Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

Many colleges and universities have launched distance learning programs, but student success rates remain inconsistent. In this interview, distance learning veteran Nancy Rubin, Ph.D. TL: What are the hallmarks of a highly engaging online learning program?

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Learning today happens everywhere, not just in the classroom. If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members. If your association uses WordPress, you should definitely check out BadgeOS.

New Partnership for eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Torrance will walk us through how xAPI will change learning and performance strategies as well as challenges instructional designers may face with the implementation of xAPI. This will make instructional design more efficient and allow eLearning to become more effective.

Change the title, change the work?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Have I had it wrong all these years … is not been about me being a Learning Technologist (LT), I’ve actually been an Instructional Designer (ID) instead? Bear with me here … This reflection is the 18th entry in my ‘what is a learning technologist’ series.

Is e-learning effective?

Clive on Learning

After ' Why is e-learning so unpopular? ’ and ' Will e-learning put me out of a job? ', my focus today is on another question that I am frequently asked by l&d people: ‘Is e-learning effective?’ E-learning is just a medium E-learning is a medium for learning, just like face-to-face communication, print, the telephone and countless other technologies. It is the method that matters when it comes to effectiveness, not the medium.

Personality and e-Learning: Can Just Anyone Learn Effectively?

Challacon

Having worked in the e-Learning field for over 15 years, I have heard dozens of students tell me “I’m just not a computer person” or “I learn best when I am in a classroom”. Dr. Casteel’s (2016) dissertation describes research into personality and transactional distance.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

One of the enduring challenges in the learning and development world is how to disseminate training classes to the largest audience in the least amount of time. Conquering Distance Education: Top 4 Ways to Train Staff Across the Miles. Happily, there are other ways to conquer distance.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

One of the enduring challenges in the learning and development world is disseminating training classes to the largest audience in the least amount of time. Conquering Distance Education: Top 4 Ways to Train Staff Across the Miles. Happily, there are other ways to conquer distance.

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Performance Learning Productivity

Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. Tony equated the challenges of the learning industry to those of the publishing industry. The same applies to the Learning industry.

Why E-Learning is So Effective

Rapid eLearning

E-learning is hot. E-learning Supports the Organization’s Goals. Producing learning content is time consuming whether it’s online or not. E-learning Supports the Learner’s Development. Let’s face it, real learning requires some failure. Personalized learning.

Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery

CourseArc

Luckily, organizations like Quality Matters provide instructional designers with resources, standards and expertise to apply QC in online learning. Learn more about our design features, or explore our sample course and see how it stacks up against the QC checklist.

Using Social Networking in Education

LearnDash

To put it another way, it is about leveraging today’s technology for learning purposes, especially if today’s students are already used to using them. Grunwald Associates LLC. National School Boards Association. ed tech social learning

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Learners can acquire qualifications or develop new skills using electronic devices such as a laptop, mobile device or tablet, accessing educational material often delivered through a learning management system (LMS) which is hosted online. Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning.

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

According to Training Industry Report , the vast majority of companies (73%) are using an LMS today for corporate learning. There’s no question that the LMS has become synonymous with corporate learning across small and large companies alike, and organizations are entrenched in it.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] November 28-December 1, 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Multimedia Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Clayton R.

Perks of E-Learning

Your Training Edge

The Digital Revolution has made a new path to acquire long-distance education. The term E-Learning primarily means a formalized method of teaching with the help of electronic resources. While teaching is usually done in/outside classrooms, E-Learning involves computer and internet.

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Advantages of GreenLearning

Association eLearning

For instance, Silke Fleischer calculated the effect an average class term would have on both the environment and the pocketbook. Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she focused on the effect of viral and social media in online learning.

Using a MOOC for HiPo Training

Your Training Edge

It’s an irony of fate that only few organizations realize the fact of having HiPos training programs that are different from usual learning and development activities conducted for all the employees.

6 Dirty Myths About eLearning People Still Believe

Your Training Edge

This situation should be changed by revealing some of the myths that are associated with online education. It means that online education is even more effective. Distance education appeared long ago and today, the methods to check the knowledge of the students are various.

How Coaching enables L&D and improves workplace performance

Docebo

Coaching is a process that enables learning and development to occur and thus performance to improve. In the business field, the manager becomes a coach : his job is to help learners learn how to act and behave during specific situations in the workplace. It’s helping them to learn rather than teaching them ”. Docebo Product & News E-learning Industry ELEL

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. January 12-14, 2010 Learning and Technology World Forum 2010, London, United Kingdom.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

December 2012 November 29-December 1, 2012 International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA) Conference in conjunction with the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Convention , Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Clayton R.

What has been and what is yet to come

Learning with e's

It's fitting then that this year, Tallinn is also the host city for the annual European Association for Distance Learning (EADL). I will also speculate on the future of distance education and how it might be shaped by, and respond to, the next wave of technology.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. A decade ago, there was a tug of war for the online and the traditional learning. In a world, not so long ago, blended learning was the norm.

Using a MOOC for HiPo Training

Your Training Edge

It’s an irony of fate that only few organizations realize the fact of having HiPos training programs that are different from usual learning and development activities conducted for all the employees. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

In-Person vs. Online Training: What Does the Research Say?

Continu

In 2019, 59% of learning and development pros spend more of their budget on online training than they did three years ago. Does it really help people learn more effectively? You might be surprised to learn that it’s not. Is Online Training Cost-Effective?

The Race between Learning and Technology

Your Training Edge

Well, this post is going to be quite significant since it discusses an ever popular buzz comparing the learning with technology. The effectiveness got increased after the introduction of mobile technology and smart devices.

Interactivity

Kapp Notes

There are many advantages of having learners interact with the subject matter they are learning. In fact, Michael Grahame Moore editor of the American Journal of Distance Education, writes that interactivity between a learner and the content is “the defining characteristic of education. Horton [3] writes, “Interactivity boosts learning. People learn faster and develop more positive attitudes when learning is interactive [4].” The Advantages of Interactivity.

Distance Education in transit? #EDENchat #EDENchatUS

Learning with e's

What will distance education look like in the future? Distance education has been with us for a long time. This was in 1840, and correspondence courses became the dominant form of distance education for several decades. What will be the future of distance education?

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

Whether you’re a mid-sized organization or a large Fortune 500 and whether you sit in the Human Resources, L&D or Store Operations group, you’re likely familiar with the Learning Management System—“ a software application or Web-based technology used to plan, implement, and assess a specific learning process.”. According to Training Industry Report , the vast majority of companies (73%) are using an LMS today for corporate learning. Modernizing Corporate Learning

The Benefits of Online Learning

Mindflash

E-Learning Solutions Allow Workers to Access Training Materials from Anywhere, at Any Time. Small wonder, then, why online and e-learning has caught on with schools and universities, retail chains, top corporations, and among professional trainers. Articles Channels E-learning

Online Course Design – Insights from Award-Winning Instructors

learnWorlds

Learn how to sell courses in the LearnWorlds academy. Learn the best strategies to effectively launch your course. Video Based Learning: A Complete Guide. A science-based course on effective video creation. Learn how best to create a course that sells! ?ducational Award-winning online instructors can become a unique source of useful insights and practices on how to best design and deliver effective online courses. How to Facilitate Online Learning.