What is Distance Learning? Definitions, Examples & More

learnWorlds

With the rising trend of e-learning, a question that arises is how it started and what the future of this field is. Distance Learning began with lessons via postcards. What is Distance Learning? Difference Between Distance Learning & Online Training.

10 Distance Learning Tools

Ed App

Distance learning serves as the best training solution for training managers who need to reach and train remote teams across different locations and time zones. These tools will also equally ensure that the learning materials are easily accessible and interactive for your learners.

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10 Distance Learning Tools

Ed App

Distance learning serves as the best training solution for training managers who need to reach and train remote teams across different locations and time zones. These tools will also equally ensure that the learning materials are easily accessible and interactive for your learners.

What Is eLearning? The Good, Bad, and The Ugly

Association eLearning

You might also notice eLearning being referred to as online learning, web-based learning, or distance learning. Elearning can include virtual education, social media, digital collaboration, computer-based curriculum, mobile performance support, and the list goes on. Not surprisingly, research has shown that there are distinct advantages to this style of learning. Our brains have been wired over the last 2,500 years to learn through stories.

3 eLearning Authoring Tools That Deserve Your Consideration

ProProfs

Learn as if you were to live forever. The trend of eLearning is growing rapidly across the world, thanks to increasing internet penetration and rising demand for distance learning. In this sense, authoring tools add value to the online learning process. ProProfs is what you need if your objective is to create engaging courses for online learning. You can also integrate online surveys and quizzes as a part of the learning process. Learning & Training

eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. Maps shift, videos load, audio plays and pictures scroll to complement the text.” Vanguard of Valor also contains a compendium of lessons learned from past military engagements. In October 2000, Military Technical Report 1107 entitled “Applying Collaborative and e-Learning Tools to Military Distance Learning: A Research Framework by Curtis J. Our Belief.

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. Quality in Scale: Distance learning course providers must demonstrate a commitment to continually reduce course costs (for themselves and for the learner), while constantly focusing on technical excellence in course development.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Learning and instructional techniques that integrate e-learning (such as podcasts and online discussion) mobile learning (such as just-in-time training and performance support) and instructor-led training (such as lectures and tutorials). Condition: Component of a learning objective that describes the specific situation in which the performance occurs.

Advantages of blended learning in the organization

Wizcabin

One of the factors that determine the effectiveness of the training program is how learning is delivered. In this post, we’ll discuss how blended learning can benefit a company’s corporate training. What is b lended learning. Benefits of learning in the organization.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Central

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, December 06, 2007 Instructional Design Central Travis Jordan, a recent graduate from Utah States Instructional Technology program, has created Instructional Design Central , a collaborative website for professionals in the fields of instructional design, and E-Learning, and performance improvement. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

7 factors to consider while choosing a virtual classroom

BrainCert

Virtual learning has been gaining popularity in the education industry since the last decade. But with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic that forced schools, universities, and companies to remote working, virtual learning has gained more traction in the education industry than ever.

Role of Technology in Higher Education Curriculum Development

Hurix Digital

It is the framework that provides the foundation to achieve a larger learning goal through suitable teaching methods, learning strategies and instructional materials. Digital learning is the preferred mode of learning for today’s tech-savvy generation.

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10 Visual Learning Software

Ed App

Nowadays, the use of technology in supplementing training and education is widely used to engage users in their learning process, making training effective. Visual Learning Software #1 – EdApp. EdApp is an award-winning visual learning software perfect for training your teams.

10 Learning Engagement Platforms

Ed App

Here are 10 learning engagement platforms you can look into: Learning Engagement Platform #1 – EdApp. EdApp is a learning management system (LMS) that specializes in learning engagement, with their microlearning and gamification approach in training.

Top 10 Virtual Learning Environments

Ed App

Virtual learning environments and other online learning platforms have become an increasingly essential part of today’s education and training landscapes, especially due to the recent pandemic. Nowadays, virtual learning environments come with varying capabilities.

Competition Finalist 1: John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime Uni. Case Study

eFront

Being the only maritime university in Philippines and the first maritime university in Asia, the JBLFMU is committed to the development of a culture of excellence in maritime education and training, and responds to the need of time by acknowledging the practical and operational advancement of Online Distance Learning (ODL) mode of delivery. Learning modules, study guides with instructions and other materials, including video and audio tapes, are provided.

7 Lesson Plan Templates to Use in Your Online Lessons (2021)

learnWorlds

Proper lesson planning begins with having some learning objectives in place, which can help you organize your instructional materials and prepare learning activities for your students. While you are at it, you need to also think about the learning curriculum.

10 Best Moodle Alternatives You’d Love to Know

ProProfs

Moodle is one of the world’s most widely used online learning platforms with 213 million users. Moodle supports both online and blended learning. The learning management system is flexible enough to deliver any eLearning or training program, be it blended or fully online.

The Mobile Learning Approach: What is it and What are the Benefits?

learnWorlds

The rise of smartphones and handheld devices has ushered in a lot of useful and revolutionary applications and features, and one trend that has sprung from the rise of handheld tech has been mobile learning. Mobile learning is the new norm. What is mobile learning? Collaborative.

eLearning Defined

Tony Karrer

eLearning / E-Learning - Broad definition of the field of using technology to deliver learning and training programs. Typically used to describe media such as CD-ROM, Internet, Intranet, wireless and mobile learning. Some include Knowledge Management as a form of e-learning. It includes the delivery of content via Internet, intranet/extranet (LAN/WAN), audio- and videotape, satellite broadcast, interactive TV, CD-ROM, and more. That can be part of learning.

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3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning

TalentLMS

One of the biggest benefits of e-learning is the flexibility it offers, learners anywhere around the world can all become a part of the same course and learning community. With all of this flexibility and the ability to cater to each learner’s preferred learning style, most e-learning course strategies are divided into what is known as synchronous and asynchronous learning categories. What is Synchronous Learning?

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #07

Mike Taylor

Welcome to the latest collection of tools and apps for your learning, design and technology toolbox. Welcome to the latest collection of tools and apps for your learning, design and technology toolbox. Descript is a collaborative audio/video editor that works like a doc.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany. link] January 12-14, 2010 Learning and Technology World Forum 2010, London, United Kingdom.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

Commercial software companies were quick to develop computer-based educational materials and learning games as well. The Multimedia PC (MPC) came with a CD-ROM drive, meaning that the device can display video synced with audio. It''s important to note how the MPC relaxed the learning barrier for students. Using a multimedia computer, they were able to utilize video, audio, graphics and animation programs so that they can better interact with the computer''s interface.

The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

D, the pioneer behind several educational technology adoption frameworks, declared how trainers and educators in general “ have too little help in addressing the issue at the heart of our educational problems: how to identify and provide what it takes to learn ”. As an eLearning professional, with access to a plethora of educational technology tools and learning management systems , and years of development experience, you need to push your creativity up another notch.

The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

D, the pioneer behind several educational technology adoption frameworks, declared how trainers and educators in general “ have too little help in addressing the issue at the heart of our educational problems: how to identify and provide what it takes to learn ”. As an eLearning professional, with access to a plethora of educational technology tools and learning management systems , and years of development experience, you need to push your creativity up another notch.

Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

Micro-learning started as a buzz word and noted as such, in this blog and in a variety of other sites too. No one, ever went into angst mode of the term of micro-learning, even though anyone who has been involved with e-learning since 1998, knew that micro wasn’t new, nor any radical approach to learning, it just was short. So back then, we refererred to short content as short, or bytes of learning or nuggets. Mobile Learning? Social Learning?

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

According to Wikipedia, a learning management system (LMS) is software that administers, documents, tracks, reports, and delivers learning materials, agendas, or educational programs. For example, an individual looking out to venture in online learning and training industry will focus more on eCommerce features such as the abilities to sell and earn from the courses. A corporate will look for the features for collaboration and distribution of the courses.

Inspired learning

Learning with e's

When I first became involved in learning technology research in the early 1980s (it was called 'educational technology' in those days) personal computers were in their infancy, and multi-media was breaking as the next 'big thing' in education. I spent my time developing software packages for 'computer assisted learning' which were text heavy but interactive, and then assessing how effective they were as tools to engage learners. That's why I'm a researcher in learning technology.

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How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

As such, instructors who are new to the online learning environment may feel a lot of anxiety about how best to provide their students with the learning experience they deserve. Do you feel like you don’t have the time to learn online learning best practices?

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52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. He is well known for his books , courses, writing, consulting, and talks on interactive learning, games, and gamification. You can learn more about Karl on his website. Ray is the Architect and Evangelist of micro-learning and story-based design, technologies, and systems. You can learn more about Ray and his work here.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Apps, videos and more sophisticated blended learning and collaboration schemes are just a few of the learning trends to watch and implement in the next year. Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. With mobility, learning and work are not conducted in isolation. ” Other organizations may look to QR codes to enable geo-specific learning.

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JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

WebTools For Teachers 01/01/2009

Web Tools for Learners

Learning in Hand Blog by Tony Vincent. SILENT BLOG: Downes Future of Learning - A summary. A Summary of Stephen Downes on the Future of Learning. tags : downes , education , learning. tags : canuck , audio , marking , Downes. tags : Downes , education , distance_learning. tags : Downes , learning , education , Wikipedia. World Without Walls: Learning Well with Others | Edutopia - Annotated. It is the natural result of learning.”

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Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Although everyone learns most from their mistakes, it does save a lot of money if you keep some tips in the back of your mind. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Learning results in physical changes to the brain and these changes are unique to each individual. What is an online learning community?

Top 25 Posts and 4 Hot Topics in January - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. See First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning for the first Best of Post for the year. The Secret to Podcasting Like a Pro - Learning Putty , January 25, 2010 The word “podcasting” strikes a certain fear and awe into the hearts of many trainers. When I say that, keep in mind that 90% of what workplace learning is all about will be basically unchanged this year. Mobile Learning (29). Learning Technologies (31).

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, February 04, 2008 The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum The Learning Circuits Big Question this month: Instructional Design - If, When and How Much? technologies to design collaborative, just-in-time training experiences. Craft distance learning events for college credit that pull together elements of both asynchronous and synchronous learning experiences.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings. Can You Learn from a Recording? How useful is strategic planning for e-learning?