The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

There are lots of terms out there when it comes to new styles of learning. What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? eLearning is any kind of learning that includes technology to help the learner. What is distance learning?

7 Fascinating Distance Learning Facts

LearnDash

Most K-12 districts even have learning management systems in place for online learning programs to supplement the classroom. are helping in the growth of online learning programs all over the world. distance learning elearning online learning

5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

Due to the growing elearning industry, the number of distance learning providers is also growing. Distance learning is growing so much, even Google is getting into the game. Below is her assessment of who is worth watching in the distance learning space.

Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

Many colleges and universities have launched distance learning programs, but student success rates remain inconsistent. In this interview, distance learning veteran Nancy Rubin, Ph.D. TL: What are the hallmarks of a highly engaging online learning program?

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.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Richard Senker is a Program Manager for Computer Science, Business, & Office Administration at Hillsborough Community College.

Prototyping, Distance Learning, Habits, & Mentoring

Big Dog, Little Dog

How-To: Engage the Managers of Distance Learning - Training Magazine. One of the drawbacks to distance learning is it easily can result in the learner's manager becoming disengaged from the learner's training, yet we know a manager's participation in employee training improves results.

What is eLearning and How It Benefits Businesses

iSpring Solutions

From snail-mail correspondence courses to complete digital training, distance learning has come a long way and has now reached its… Read More.

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Performance Learning Productivity

Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. Tony equated the challenges of the learning industry to those of the publishing industry. The same applies to the Learning industry.

The Business Impact Award

CLO Magazine

The Business Impact Award is for learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. Chris Bower, Global Director, GM Center of Learning.

Management Tips from Pixar Animation

Web Courseworks

I have found that managers often educate and enrich themselves professionally by reading non-fiction business books. Because this allows a budding manager an opportunity to peek into the inner workings of another business to see what works and what doesn’t.

The moot point of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Others, however, consider MOOCs a passing fad, an unsustainable business model, yet another a buzzword destined for the scrapheap like so many before it. I also think the business model will become sustainable, as soon as the providers adopt a freemium model. 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.

What is eLearning and How It Benefits Businesses

iSpring Solutions

From snail-mail correspondence courses to complete digital training, distance learning has come a long way and has now reached its… Read More.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

As the latest edition of Educause Review indicates, universities are fee-for-service businesses. It’s how the teacher uses that content to support learning that will make the difference. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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New Partnership for eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Torrance will walk us through how xAPI will change learning and performance strategies as well as challenges instructional designers may face with the implementation of xAPI. Mobile Learning: A Practical Strategy. Learning Business Maturity Model. Learn more at [link].

eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. The accidental aspect of our careers is symbolic of the life-long learning journey most adults should ready themselves for. Here we learn: Avoid Bling for the sake of Bling.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

As the latest edition of Educause Review indicates, universities are fee-for-service businesses. It’s how the teacher uses that content to support learning that will make the difference. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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Explore eLearning at the Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

Web Courseworks

The summer is always a busy season for industry conferences and eLearning networking opportunities, and one event near and dear to my heart is the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning held in Madison, Wisconsin. I will be hosting an Info Session titled Using a Design Manifesto to Create Engaging E-Learning with Andy Hicken, PhD, Product Innovation Specialist at Web Courseworks, on Wednesday, August 13th from 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Continuing Education Credits for Teachers (And Why They’re Good)

LearnDash

If a teacher learns a new skill (for example, how to flip a classroom ), then they will ultimately be impacted directly from these new skills. Learning & Leveraging Today’s Technology. Continuing Education Credits for Teachers distance learning online learning

What Digital eLearning Trends will Emerge at the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase 2014?

Web Courseworks

If you are an eLearning manager seeking a great opportunity to network with industry professionals, discuss the latest eLearning trends and best practices, and learn new approaches and techniques from experts, I strongly encourage you to make plans to attend the 2014 Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase. with Interactive eLearning Elements | David Charney, Owner, and Matthew Cummins, Director, Business Development, Illumen Group.

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. In addition, several topics immediately come to mind: learning analytics, performance, transfer of learning, the four levels, ROI, and others.

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Authenticity

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Is it the same with our learning? Authenticity and credibility in online learning Click To Tweet. There are so many options and ways to learn online, sometimes the number of courses on a similar subject exist.

Change the title, change the work?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Have I had it wrong all these years … is not been about me being a Learning Technologist (LT), I’ve actually been an Instructional Designer (ID) instead? Bear with me here … This reflection is the 18th entry in my ‘what is a learning technologist’ series.

The moot point of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Others, however, consider MOOCs a passing fad, an unsustainable business model, yet another a buzzword destined for the scrapheap like so many before it. I also think the business model will become sustainable, as soon as the providers adopt a freemium model. 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.

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.

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Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

E-learning platforms that offer the MOOCs with their regular programs are MOOC platforms. It additionally incorporates the concept of blended learning to become more popular among traditional scholars. In fact, numerous educational institutions have either started their own MOOC software , or they recommend accredited platforms to their regular and distance learning students. Almost all the MOOC platforms in the market facilitate blended learning in certain ways.

The Importance of Training Employees for your Business

Kitaboo

Here’s why you need to invest in training for all employees, regardless of their role or time spent with your business: 1. They will gain a better understanding of their role, and they will become more confident in making decisions that benefit the business. Training helps your employees offers a better customer experience: Consumers judge a business by the quality of its customer service. Along with your products and brand image, your employees are your most important asset.

Back to Basics – What is eLearning?

Rob Hubbard

This was one of my friends, a nurse, on Facebook last week, venting her anger against learning technologies. It does, however, have some important advantages in that it can deliver learning at the learners own pace and allows them to learn on-demand in small chunks.

Give Them Permission to Learn

Bottom-Line Performance

In live facilitation we often remind folks to shut off their cell phones, we select an appropriate learning environment, schedule the time – it’s a training event. Just as Gayle indicated in her recent post that it’s important for learners to apply good business practices when taking e-learning, it’s also important for the organization to give the learners permission to do so. So give learners permission to learn and restrict their activities while taking the course.

IMD Business School Launches Two New Programs in Business Leadership

CLO Magazine

Both programs aim to provide an intensive opportunity to develop an essential set of cross-functional skills and capabilities required to be successful in business leadership. 14 IMD business school recently added two new open enrollment programs for managers aspiring to move into business leadership positions and for managers who are transitioning into leadership roles. The program includes pre-program, inter-module and post-program distance 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.

Brandon’s App of the Week – Art Authority for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

Whether it is an app to make you more productive, teach you something, or simply entertain you, we hope that you’ll enjoy learning about them! I’d like to share two quotes with you that I think speak to this better than I could: “In my own philanthropy and business endeavors, I have seen the critical role that the arts play in stimulating creativity and in developing vital communities….the

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Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

One of the enduring challenges in the learning and development world is disseminating 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.

Important eLearning Facts and Stats for Business Insights

Designing Digitally

Regardless of whether you find yourself working in the corporate business world or in the education milieu, you’ve undoubtedly heard about “eLearning” – once called ‘distance learning’ or even ‘online education.’ for the betterment of their employees and their businesses.

Welcome to Synchronous E-Learning Month

Bottom-Line Performance

And we’re making some significant changes to our Lessons on Learning blog! July’s focus is on Synchronous e-Learning, better known as distance learning. We’ll explore: The business and training case for using this facilitation method, How to design and write courses to work best in this format, and. Synchronous E-Learning Defined. You may or may not be familiar with synchronous e-learning. The Business and Training Case.

My Synchronous e-Learning “Two Cents”

Bottom-Line Performance

I completed my Masters of Education in Learning and Technology through synchronous (and asynchronous) e-Learning. As a working mother of two the main appeal of synchronous learning was convenience. I thought I would share some tips on how to maximize your synchronous e-Learning: Remove all distractions…headphones and a closed door can be your friend (don’t forget to close all those other windows on your computer, too…no checking email!).

Important eLearning Facts and Stats for Business Insights

Designing Digitally

Regardless of whether you find yourself working in the corporate business world or in the education milieu, you’ve undoubtedly heard about “eLearning” – once called ‘distance learning’ or even ‘online education.’ for the betterment of their employees and their businesses.