Converting Instructor-Led Training to E-learning or Distance Learning: Keys to success

Bottom-Line Performance

We receive frequent requests to convert ILT courses to e-learning or distance learning. An engaging, effective e-learning course comes out on the other side. One way that I help the team through this grieving process is with the e-learning course design document.

5 Reasons Why Distance Learning Has Been Around for Centuries

Trivantis

Think distance learning is a recent invention? Distance learning has been around for centuries. So what’s the attraction to distance learning? Distance learning solves the travel problem! Actually—it’s not.

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9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of history, online/distance learning, or eLearning, has grown to epic proportions. What began in 1728 as the first distance learning course ever to be offered has flourished into a $107 billion market. Are you familiar with the history of online learning?

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9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of history, online/distance learning, or eLearning, has grown to epic proportions. What began in 1728 as the first distance learning course ever to be offered has flourished into a $107 billion market. Are you familiar with the history of online learning?

Secret to Creating Self-Motivated Learners

Association eLearning

When was the last time you got excited about learning something new? Chances are it was something you wanted to learn and you started off with small, but meaningful learning goals that were great personal achievements. What’s the most recent learning experience you enjoyed?

EDUCAUSE 2014: Engaging with Video – How We Flip, Blend, and Provide Distance Learning

Visual Lounge

EDUCAUSE is an annual conference where higher education, tech-savvy professionals can meet to network and learn from each other to help boost education success. Presentation : Engaging with Video – How We Flip, Blend, and Provide Distance Learning.

Cloud Authoring

Web Courseworks

Want to learn more about cloud authoring? Innovation in Learning Managing eLearning blogs distance learning elearning teamwork Technology Web CourseworksThe “Cloud”. Ever since “the cloud” came to the internet and computer world, it has always had this magic allure.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

It is critical that we remember the foundation on which we base our assumptions in learning and development. JA : Our Blog www.managingelearning.com is focused on information for the eLearning manager. And a recent topic for the profession is learning analytics.

The moot point of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Perhaps we need to look at learning differently. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently indeed. The proponents of informal learning don’t care. Nor do the proponents of constructivist learning. Nor, dare I suggest, do the proponents of social, mobile and blended learning. The only people who seem to care are the MOOC providers themselves (naturally), the proponents of formal learning, and the ever-present killjoys.

The moot point of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Perhaps we need to look at learning differently. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently indeed. The proponents of informal learning don’t care. Nor do the proponents of constructivist learning. Nor, dare I suggest, do the proponents of social, mobile and blended learning. The only people who seem to care are the MOOC providers themselves (naturally), the proponents of formal learning, and the ever-present killjoys.

Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process

Web Courseworks

At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. Are you having a hard time to focus during the lectures and comprehend the learning material you’ll be tested on? This is one of the most resourceful websites when it comes to learning and studying guides.

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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.

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.

Economic Times - Impact on Distance Learning

eLearning Cyclops

Has the economic struggle had a positive or negative impact on online learning? This question has been posed a lot on the e-learning blogs, for example. Distance learning and a few related fields are noted as being areas where there are jobs Here are quotes from the article that pertain to distance learning, social media, cloud computing, and mobile technology. What are you doing for the company, aside from just starting a blog?"

Cool new tool for distance learning: polling via Twitter or web

Bottom-Line Performance

As I was reading Mashable , the blog that identifies anything and everything connected to social media, I came across a cool polling tool that has some huge applications for either distance learning or even conference-style presentations and meetings.

EDEN in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Learning with e's

Alongside a great team of people, I will also be live blogging and tweeting throughout the event, and may even get some time to interview some of the delegates, speakers and organisers. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

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Online Professional Development Opportunities: Undervalued?

Web Courseworks

Recognizing The Benefits Of Free Online Learning. traditional institutions of higher learning in the UK): 61% of people feel the experience prepared them for their career. This, of course, is where online learning enters the picture.

Make it Social: How We Use Twitter as a Learning Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll keep posting the Storify summaries once a week on this blog. distance learning Mobile Learning Social Learning Social Media UncategorizedChances are, someone has told you how you should or should not be using Twitter recently. Did you know that Twitter chats are a fantastic way to share informal knowledge and spark conversation within your field or even inside your organization?

Tips and Tools for Synchronous e-Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

The blog carnival didn’t get quite the response I was hoping for this month, so I decided to go in a slightly different direction, and look to see what the higher education field had to share about e-learning. Higher education started out as all synchronous learning - and as they have branched into web-based solutions they have stuck with the synchronous model in many cases. An inclination to problem-centered learning. Opportunities for continuous learning.

When CEs Aren’t Enough: How to Engage and Empower Learners

Association eLearning

Activities and classes are often selected based on ease and convenience to complete, not because they sound interesting or appeal to his learning style. They were learning by doing.

6 Signs It’s Time to Invest in an LMS

Association eLearning

By now, most organizations have at least experimented with online learning in one way or another. We are currently in the Information Age and have had computer technology at our finger tips for nearly five decades.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking.

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. Tom also authors The Rapid eLearning Blog , one of the most followed eLearning blogs, with over 100k+ readers. Learn more about Patti here.

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

However, the success of these education programs can be further increased when combined with an online community to extend, support, and motivate opportunities for further learning and sharing of experience. So, how do online communities enhance learning?

Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

Visual Lounge

Online courses are nothing new, but the way some professors are approaching them has made a huge impact on distance learning retention and engagement. Despite this, she was determined to give them the best possible online learning experience. Creating a Better Learning Package.

5 papers every learning professional should read

E-Learning Provocateur

While blogs (for example) certainly have their place in the discourse, so too do peer-reviewed publications. The ones that I would recommend to my fellow learning pro’s. On Two Metaphors for Learning and the Dangers of Choosing Just One.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

If you are going to teach a course online or run an online learning event or an online conference, then there’s even more to being successful at that. As always I do this by looking through eLearning Learning and related sites like Communities and Networks Connection. I looked at Virtual Classroom , Distance Learning , ILT , Teaching Distance Learning. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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Understanding The Difference Between eLearning and mLearning

SHIFT eLearning

So distance learning came into being. And now, because learners are no longer tethered to their desks (the rise of the remote and mobile workforce), learning is being delivered to their hand-held devices where they can consume it on the go. Desktop Versus Mobile Learning.

Using Social Networking in Education

LearnDash

who have internet access use social networking technologies for blogging, chatting, online communities and more. 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.

Visual Marketing

Adobe Captivate

Every learning and development executive needs to have various tools at their disposal to create the right format of content to serve a specific kind of audience. Blog Uncategorized effective learning eLearning full_motion_recording Presenter Video Express pvx video video demo

The EDEN interviews: Melissa Highton

Learning with e's

Once such person was Melissa Highton , who as Director of Learning, Teaching and Web Services at the University of Edinburgh, is in a unique position to shape the future learning and research practices of a generation of scholars. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Reflections on Two Decades and Three Degrees

Allison Rossett

I think you will enjoy her take on her learning experiences. I am more interested in learning about Hasidic Jewish culture from my classmate. A difficult professor teaches the classroom section and we learn about plate tectonics. Real maps, real rocks, real learning.

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Future directions

Learning with e's

The first EDEN ( European Distance and E-learning Network ) Fellows day was a thought provoking and absorbing event. The alternative, said Sir John, was to implement a worldwide policy where distance and open learning can be delivered to the unschooled.

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.

The Evolution of Online Schooling Infographic

eFront

Recently we wrote about the history of elearning on our blog (evidence suggests that early forms of elearning existed as far back as the 19 th century!) Henry Ford in fact began long-term support of distance learning starting with televised programs – and that was way back in the 50s!

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous posts you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Mobile learning is something I witnessed so widespread in this regard.

2015 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

Kapp Notes

It seems to me that the year 2015 was the year that gamification got “real” for learning and development. Gamification is Bringing Serious Game-Based Learning and Simulation-Based Learning Along for the Ride. Games-based learning is projected to grow to USD 2.4