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Tin Can API: What It Has in Store for Online Learning Environments


In a traditional classroom-based teaching and learning environment, the only time you get to assess the knowledge of each learner is at the end of tests and examinations. When learning is based on such actionable data, it becomes meaningful and sustainable.

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Multisensory Teaching Techniques

Your Training Edge

Multisensory learning is a method of receiving information that is effective for all students because the information coming in is connected to other senses in the body. Simply put, multisensory learning is when a student has multiple senses stimulated at the same time.

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4 Ways to Teach Staff with Spaced Repetition?

Ed App

Spaced repetition is an effective teaching method that uses increasing time intervals between the reviews of previously learned information to exploit the spacing effect. Spaced repetition is a method that is designed for the long term retention of information and it is an innovative way that companies are training their staff. Spaced repetition is an efficient way to teach people about a different language. The post 4 Ways to Teach Staff with Spaced Repetition?

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Dilemma of author-educators migrating to story-based eLearning design

Vignettes Learning

Our belief: At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. My task was to prime the mindset of academic authors for story-based design for elearning. In classrooms, the teachers are generally in control of the learning environment.

How Digital Content Can Make Classrooms Culturally Responsive


A functional multi-cultural society can only be built when basic educational practices make the most of the cultural capital that each student brings to the learning process. Education Technology now provides the tools needed for culturally responsive teaching.

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

TechSmith Camtasia

While the technology itself isn’t new, the discussion about how these technologies can improve teaching and learning has taken on a new urgency. The intersection between teaching, learning and technology. Steve Salik is the Director of Learning Technology for the W.

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Creating Successful Online Courses with Emerging Technologies

DigitalChalk eLearning

The e-learning industry has been booming for the last 15 years and it continues to grow in popularity and with technological advances. I have been teaching in the online classroom for the last 15 years and have been able to see the very beginning of e-learning as well as the most current e-learning technologies. We decided we needed to fish were the fish were and start integrating in social media into the e-learning environment. About the Author.

7 principles of 21st-century learning and elearning


In its Innovative Learning Environments project, the OECD has identified seven principles that should be integrated into any learning environment to ensure that it is truly effective and relevant to the needs of 21st-century learners. Next-generation personalized learning.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

If you own a company and invest fortunes each year in classroom training of your employees, you would know how other numerous companies have already saved millions by relocating their corporate training modules to the online teaching platforms. A cost-effective method for corporate training.

Perks of E-Learning

Your Training Edge

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. There are a number of advantages the E-Learning brings along.

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Creating Secret Facebook Groups to Create Class Discussion

DigitalChalk eLearning

When looking to find an effective method to create discussion for your class, training, or just group discussion, creating a Facebook group is a great way to do this. When teaching an online class having a discussion room and areas to ask questions will enhance the online learning environment for the student. This creates a safe environment for your students to discuss. About the Author. Do you have what it takes to become a DigitalChalk guest author?

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

If you own a company and invest fortunes each year in classroom training of your employees, you would know how other numerous companies have already saved millions by relocating their corporate training modules to the online teaching platforms. ELearning software and platforms are one such example of how technology has evolved to make teaching and learning so accessible for everyone. A cost-effective method for corporate training.

6 benefits of social & collaborative learning


Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. Learning doesn’t stop when ‘lesson time is over’. Author: Valentina Piccioli.

Twitter: A New Way to Communicate with Your Students

DigitalChalk eLearning

Instructors have found new ways to create an interactive learning environment by using the popular social media modalities. This method have been tested successfully in our online classrooms. But as a friend of mine says fish were the fish our, we are learning that technology and social media are pulling the students in, especially in online platforms. About the Author. Do you have what it takes to become a DigitalChalk guest author?

5 Smart Steps to Verify If eLearning Is Suitable for Your Company

Your Training Edge

With eLearning, every part of the learning process is simplified. Since eLearning management systems are often cloud based, employees can learn from anywhere. In-person training sessions are thorough and effective – especially for people who prefer a hands-on learning environment.

When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning


You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods. Instead, it works hard to find a new approach which is a perfect blend of old-school norms and modern teaching aids. This is very similar to what blended learning is all about.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning


Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. Who will maintain your learning management system?

Does Your E-Learning Course Need to Tell a Story?


Storytelling in e-learning is a great way to create memorable content. After all, I can easily think of any number of applications in the context of online learning. But after looking more carefully, it seemed like this teaching method was being over-applied in a way that might actually hamper learner experience. Storytelling is an excellent learning tool that can bring a course to life. You’re running scenario-based e-learning.

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Online Learning Space: Why Teachers Should Use It?


Teaching in a traditional fashion, in a closed of classroom with students sitting and listening to a teacher is slowly becoming obsolete. These are only the general benefits of online learning , and there are many other benefits that might not be visible at first.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: The Thought/Action Wave and the Brain/Technology Wave are two particular learning principles that enable faster, cheaper and easier learning. The speed at which innovations propel these learning concepts are discussed here. __ I am not a surfer.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning


Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. The best learning solutions developed for any company are the ones with intimate involvement of trainers and managers with the eLearning consultants. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.

Make Learning Learning Viral-Worthy to Make It Last

CLO Magazine

Substitute learning for any number of ideas or causes an organization is trying to sell, and it’s easy to chuckle at the thought of something like, say, an operations management course ever breaking the internet. But the premium on making an impact through learning is high.

Foraying Into The Expanding ELearning Market of South Africa


While the African Development Bank has plans to generate 25 million jobs by 2025, the educational infrastructure across the country is not equipped to address the learning needs of youngsters. Encouraging educational institutions to go digital, and suitably refine their methods of teaching.

What is the role of microlearning in a blended learning approach?

Ed App

Learning has never been easier, faster, or more engaging. Now, we can learn almost anything in a matter of seconds from the comfort of home. Most organizations are using a mixture of blended learning, instructor-led, virtual classroom, and online methods.”.

Elearning Trends on the Radar for Year 2018


Year 2017 saw an increasing number of local colleges embracing online learning to complement their learning programmes, and there were other prevailing trends and technologies that shaped the future of the industry. Bite-sized Learning. Games that Teach Lessons.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning.

Is Gamification More Than Just a Buzzword?


Gamification generally involves applying game design thinking to non-game applications—like e-Learning—to make them more fun and engaging. Are games just fun, or do they actually facilitate learning? Teaches a desired behavior or job task, not just facts.

Enhancing Employee Engagement with Content Delivery Platform


The Learning & Development (L&D) managers operating inside the workplace identify soft skill training as the topmost priority concerning employee engagement teams. With 68% of employees willing to learn for advanced work knowledge and 58% wanting to keep their natural pace, talent developers are inclined towards digital learning solutions. This indicates that they expect advanced learning paths for enhanced personal growth and easy access to useful information.

How to make Rapid eLearning work for your organization


The general notion is that eLearning doesn’t any longer need to be a just a professionally authored solution. The top reason is that the rapid eLearning development process bypasses the many nuances and scientific methods performed by instructional designers.

Best LMS Features and LMS Tools for Mid-Sized Enterprises

Hurix Digital

The cloud, social media, eCommerce, and mobile devices have changed everything from the way we shop to the way we access knowledge and to the way we learn. In an endeavor to include lifelong learning and continuous education in order to remain relevant in the market.

Approaches to Interactivity Building in eLearning


We all know that adding meaningful interactivity into eLearning courses allows learners to participate in the learning process, thus creating an enhanced learning environment. In general, there are two ways to build interactions: 1) use a skill-based team, or 2) use a rapid interactivity builder with your authoring tool. Here is an example of how one instructional designer with an authoring tool may use an interactivity builder.

Punk learning

Learning with e's

Punks cared nothing for authority or tradition. Punk learning (some would call it Edupunk ) reflects that seventies music ethos. Some go as far as to argue that autodidacticism - or self-teaching - is an important part of contemporary learning.

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The History of E-Learning


While the term e-learning was first used in October 1999 at a CBT Systems Seminar in Los Angeles, the idea behind the words dates back to a much earlier time in history. So, let’s have a look at the most significant moments of e-learning development. Development of Distance Teaching.

Improve Training Design by CRAMing

Training Industry

In my position, it is essential that I innovate, otherwise I risk losing my audiences’ attention and dampening the learning experience. For example, imagine that instead of teaching course content to learners, learners teach course content to each other. Well, it helps participants actively engage with training material and take responsibility for their own learning. Keep using this CRAM method until you do.

5 Low-Tech Ways to Get Learning to Stick

Training Industry

No matter how detailed the competency model, how thorough the needs analysis or how well-designed the learning solution, we L&D professionals are judged, in the end, on whether participants applied the learning and the business saw results. So, we’ve become pretty sophisticated with our methods. We purchase or build learning programs that unfold over many months and include all sorts of reinforcement tools, from email reminders to mobile apps to business simulations.