‘Discussion forum': don’t let the name of the tool put you on the wrong learning design track

The eLearning Nomad

They’re usually called discussion forums or discussion boards and are the most commonly used tool for answering questions as well as for any conversations we have in an online learning space. Yet, this isn’t a learning task. Although discussion is the most common activity in asynchronous online learning, it is the least efficient when considering the effect on participation and completion rates. Discussion’ isn’t really a learning task.

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Boost Learners Efficiency With Blended Learning

PSB

Introduction to Blended learning. Blended learning is a term that is increasingly used to describe how e-learning combines traditional teaching methods and independent learning into a hybrid teaching method.

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2 Big Considerations When Transitioning to a Virtual Learning Program

Degreed

But when done right, virtual learning can be just as impactful as in-person learning and can allow additional space for new, creative solutions for a more flexible workforce. Ensure that you have enough licenses for the types of online learning you are going to facilitate.

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3 Hot Tips and Best Practices for Blended Learning Solutions

SweetRush

Blended learning is a great option for knowledge- and skills-based content and outcomes, as it lets you leverage the best and most cost-effective tools for the job. Blended learning describes learning solutions that combines two or more learning modalities. Blended learning is like the Swiss Army knife of learning solutions. Why Classroom Learning Doesn’t Always Meet the Need: An Example. Top 3 Tips for Creating Blended Learning Solutions.

5 Mistakes You Need to Avoid When Adding Video To Online Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

With so many options, choosing and rolling out video tools for online learning can present a challenge. But selecting the right ones can be a great way to help professors or staff add engaging elements for students and improve learning. There are definitely wrong ways to select and incorporate video into online courses, but to help make your life and your staff’s lives easier, we’ve broken down the five big mistakes to avoid when adding video to your online learning.

How to Record Lectures: 3 Methods for Online Learning Success

TechSmith Camtasia

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic forced most K12 and higher education institutions to switch to fully online learning, the virtual education space was growing and thriving. Will they be difficult to learn? Why on-demand learning can help students learn more effectively.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. To wit, we in online learning are often in the business of managing transactions. IOT Physical Simulators: The idea here is to build physical training devices that connect to online learning technology. It’s a great attractor for learning experiences at conferences and multi-day live courses.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.” This kind of machine learning is used in applications like Google’s speech recognition and translation software. They might even apply what they learn from them in their practice.

Blended Learning: What It Is, Why It Matters & How to Apply

learnWorlds

Blended learning is an educational approach that combines both traditional ways of teaching (e.g., If you are an educator interested in getting to know more about blended learning, you have come to the right place. What is Blended Learning in the Classroom?

Tips to Transform Instructor-Led Training to E-Learning

Capytech

Tips to Transform Instructor-Led Training to E-Learning. In a previous blog , we looked at the three main reasons for transforming instructor-led training to e-learning. To quickly recap, the three reasons are: You’ll get a better return on investment with e-learning. In this blog, we’ll look at essential tips you should be aware of when you transform instructor-led training to e-learning. Don’t Just Convert PowerPoint Slides to an E-Learning Course.

Can non-formal learning be measured?

CLO Magazine

We’ve moved on to blended learning, learning journeys and learning clusters so we can chunk content into a more digestible bites of spaced learning delivered over time. Why non-formal learning? Formal learning occurs in a structured, systemic way.

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Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

In turn, teachers enthusiastically transformed themselves into facilitators , guiding and coaching the participants to inquire, explore, discover and even generate new learnings. Yes, workplace learning has thankfully become more constructivist and even connectivist over time, but we all know that instructivism is still alive and well. Why, in the midst of ever-advancing learning theory and progressive instructional design, does such rampant instructivism persist?

What Is Learning Management System, Its Features, And Advantages Of Using LMS

Pinlearn

Learning management systems are an important part of the eLearning platform and the development process, especially if you have a large audience base and plenty of courses to deliver. . Learning Management System Benefits. Centralized Learning. Social Learning Support.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.” This kind of machine learning is used in applications like Google’s speech recognition and translation software. They might even apply what they learn from them in their practice.

Accessibility in eLearning – David Berman

Petra Mayer

This interview is relevant for anybody developing learning content or virtual content, regardless of the media selected. He’s an advisor to the federal government, as well as many of your favorite learning platform vendors. We want to learn more from you.

Free learning & development webinars for January 2022

Limestone Learning

Allen Associates, you’ll begin creating your plan and learn five ways to enhance your coaching success in 2022. Personalized learning is the strategy to optimize performance in this demanding environment. New roles to consider in learning design and development.

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The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Combination of synchronous and asynchronous features. Most systems in the education space are still strongly focused on synchronous based learning. Thankfully there are systems that are starting to offer asynchronous as well (referring to systems that are not universal, rather education market only). Example of Primary: Active directory, assessment tool, social learning features and SCORM are all bonuses. Learning activities. Blackboard Learn.

History Need Not Repeat

CLO Magazine

So began millennia of skepticism about technology helping to improve learning. Those of us who are developing new technologies to extend educational opportunities around the world do our best to learn from these failures. But we’ve also gleaned some important lessons from our time in the digital learning space. The second lesson learned was the importance of something my faculty counterpart Bharat Anand calls “borrow and forget.”

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10 Best Employee Assessment Tools

ProProfs

Related Read – If you want to learn more about different types of assessments, have a look at 7 Different Types of Assessments You Should Know About. Automated grading and feedback system for quicker evaluation and better learning. Mobile Learning.

Y R Some Vendors confused about e-learning?

eLearning 24-7

Are there vendors in the e-learning space who lack basic understanding around e-learning? Lastly, if the vendors, organizations and firms whose whole background, expertise and existence is tied to e-learning and they themselves are not fully understanding it, does this bode well for the industry as a whole? (I’ll E-Learning is E-Learning and not some magical dust. Identifying “e-learning” to mean online content and nothing more.

An Ancient Myth Targets Learning Where the Learner Is

CLO Magazine

When Ekalavya is rejected by Guru Dronacharya, the teacher of the princes (to ensure that Prince Arjuna is supreme), he fashions a statue in the likeness of Guru Dronacharya and goes on to learn and excel in archery. Long before virtual learning became a reality, Ekalavya proved that anyone can learn anytime, anywhere, using any device. What is needed to learn and excel is the ignition of passion. Online learning, however, is only half the learning challenge.

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Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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CLIVE SHEPHERD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. What is your definition of blended learning?

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eXSpace exploration

Learning with 'e's

In this follow-on from one of my previous posts entitled Going to the wall , I'm going to highlight some of the features we plan to incorporate into our new experimental learning space (eXSpace) at Plymouth Institute of Education. I mentioned that among the many 'sand box' tools and technologies in the space will be a number of touch surfaces. Secondly, it will make it easier for teachers to work constructively alongside students using the same thinking and viewing space.

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Microlearning, Engagement, Gamification, and the Elearning Success Summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse

LifterLMS

Then they asked their community in late 2020 what they’d like to see in the next summit, and they had an overwhelming response for a summit focused on learning. Stephen’s audience is really growing with K-12 audiences tapping more into what possibilities there are with online learning.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve?&# Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning - The eLearning Coach , February 8, 2010 The noise about the release of Apple’s iPad has been a bit overwhelming.