eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. Digitec, Instructional Designer, Jennifer Ritter wrote a blog about this recently explaining, “I now realize that I was raised with game-based learning.

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. The tussle continues even to this day with the learning modalities of both online and traditional learning overlapping in terms of treatment, elements, and components. The intent is to create an experiential , and engaging learning environment.

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7 Tips To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll share 7 helpful tips for creating effective and engaging courses for learners who want to learn at their own pace. Before online training and social learning, there were distant learning courses. In the good old days, they were mailed directly to your door in the form of a CD-ROM. Today, accessing self-paced eLearning courses is as easy as clicking a download button or logging into a Learning Management System.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

We trawled through our archives to bring you the first part of our ultimate A-Z guide on everything online learning. Accessibility: If you create online learning content, making it accessible to all learners is crucial. Active learning: Strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Active learning was popularized by Bonwell and Eison. Assessment should be aligned with the objectives of a course to accurately measure learner progress.

Producing Podcasts: Some Considerations for Content Creators

The E-Learning Curve

Anthony Bates, author of Technology, e-learning and distance education (2005) states that audio (via radio broadcast) has been used in education for over seventy years. The introduction of CD-ROMs in the late 1980's mitigated most of these issues, and in a sense were the hardware breakthrough that presaged the beginnings of e-learning as we know it today. It was the emergence of the internet that genuinely facilitated audio and visual media-based learning.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE.