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. By 2019, nearly half of all classes worldwide will be done online.

The History of Distance Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Most people probably do not know this, but distance learning has actually been around for quite some time. In the United States, the earliest recorded distance learning program was in 1728 when Caleb Phillips advertised a private correspondence courses in the Boston Gazette newspaper!

300 Years of Distance Learning Evolution [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

If you thought that distance learning was a product of today, then you would be mistaken. In fact, the first distance learning program on record took place in 1728, when a local teacher by the name of Caleb Phillips advertised shorthand correspondence lessons offered by mail!

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.

Resources from Texas Distance Learning Association Keynote

Kapp Notes

Here are some resources related to gamification and, more importantly, thinking like a game designer when creating instruction from my fun keynote with everyone form the Texas Distance Learning Association. Quest for Learning Engagement: Adventure Versions from Karl Kapp.

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.

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.

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.

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TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

An example of using a social networking tool, Ning, in an online class is reported.&#. Social networks for distance learning. How does it fit with distance learning. Evaluation for Learning. Students use tools for casual activities, not learning.

TCC08: Making Distance Learning Courses Accessible

Experiencing eLearning

Making Distance Learning Courses Accessible to Students with Disabilities. Kavita Rao, Educational Technology Specialist, Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu HI. Albert: Learning disability–difficulty reading large blocks of text, overwhelmed by too much info. Address diverse learning styles–multimodal materials. Interactive online class meetings.

What’s The Future of Online Schools?

LearnDash

In the United States, it is even an option for teenagers to take all of their classes online (in some school districts). However it’s now one of the leading names in distance education. In my opinion, a blended learning approach where possible will help with learning retention.

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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. Danielle has been a Camtasia user for years, using it in her in-person classes. Creating a Better Learning Package.

Online Education Facts and Figures

LearnDash

38% want no set class meeting times. distance learning elearning MOOCs online learning Online degrees and certifications are becoming extremely popular for a variety of reasons.

Management Tips from Pixar Animation

Web Courseworks

Similar to Ed at Pixar, those of us who manage developers of online learning find ourselves managing a creative process. This combination of learning and real-life examples from Pixar make for educational as well as entertaining reading. It consolidates project learning.

ELearning: The “Anti” Snow Day

LearnDash

In addition, classrooms themselves are impacted as lesson plans have to be altered due to students missing an entire day of classes. Teachers in the K-12 space as well as in universities can remain on schedule and students don’t miss out on key learning objectives.

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

Association eLearning

He can obtain his CEs by attending meetings, reading journals, and taking instructor-led or online classes. Activities and classes are often selected based on ease and convenience to complete, not because they sound interesting or appeal to his learning style.

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.

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. This model is inspiring a new movement of classroom “flipping”, where the students take their lessons at home and work on homework in class.

What is m-Learning?

eLearning Cyclops

As with distance learning and e-learning, m-learning encapsulates many modes of learning. A definition general enough to capture it all could be: A distance learning event delivered, synchronously or asynchronously, via an electronic mobile device. Granted, this definition is similar to others out there, but generic enough to include current applications that are commonly accepted as m-learning. Distance Learning m-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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Synchronous E-Learning Defined. You may or may not be familiar with synchronous e-learning. It’s simply a form of distance learning in which both the instructor and participants are in the session “live&#. workers participated in a distance learning course in 2005.

USDLA Keynote Resources: The Case of the Disengaged Distant Learning: Gamification

Kapp Notes

Great group of folks and lots of great energy and ideas around making distance learning exciting, interesting and pedagogically sound. Videos/Class. Gamification Myths Debunked: How To Sidestep Failure And Boost Employee Learning.

Keynote Resources: Distance Teaching and Learning Conference

Kapp Notes

Great time at the Distance Teaching and Learning Conference in Madison Wisconsin. Wonderful conference discussing all the great things happening in higher education around distance learning. The Case of the Disengaged Distance Learner from Karl Kapp. Videos/Class.

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Serendipity

Learning with e's

I was approached by the editor of the journal after my presentation in London at the Learning Technologies annual conference. It was 1996, and a period of great technological transformation, and the project aimed to set up distance learning centres in hard-to-reach rural areas.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

That helps me remember what I attended and what I learned, and it lets me share that knowledge with others. In a recent discussion about how I have learned about instructional design without getting a master’s degree, someone asked me what courses and webinars I’ve attended.

The mythologies of eLearning

Moodle Journal

Well start of the new year here and time to commence some new work on e-Learning, a term that I must confess I am looking forward in many ways to replacing or at least redefining.

Converting Classroom Content into eLearning

CourseArc

While eLearning is quickly becoming the more preferred choice for advancing one’s knowledge and learning new skills – especially amongst millennials – not all course content currently exists online. Next, assess existing in-class course materials against those eLearning objectives.

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Learners can acquire qualifications or develop new skills using electronic devices such as a laptop, mobile device or tablet, accessing educational material often delivered through a learning management system (LMS) which is hosted online. Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

According to Training Industry Report , the vast majority of companies (73%) are using an LMS today for corporate learning. There’s no question that the LMS has become synonymous with corporate learning across small and large companies alike, and organizations are entrenched in it.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Remember I taught class several times a week to live audiences, and this was a topic that I presented all the time at professional conferences. 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.

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Learning vs. Training, What is the Difference?

Your Training Edge

A good educational process must consist of both training and learning. On the contrary, learning is a process of absorbing new information in order to boost skills or get new experience. The quality of learning process is tightly connected with the training performed.

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Not your Grandpa’s webinar any more Toto!

Adobe Captivate

When WasteWatereducation.org hosts online /distance learning classes, or general education events for the public, we learned over 13 years ago that if you want to bore attendees to death use your standard old school ‘webinar’ format.

7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Sometimes different learning programs can’t give students excellent results, even though they try a lot and work hard. Informal learning is democratic schooling that is driven by learner’s affection and motivation. What can corporate learners do apart from classes?

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. We can say, this is the biggest fears about technology enabled learning that is innate in human nature.

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. We can say, this is the biggest fears about technology enabled learning that is innate in human nature.

8 Ways to Develop an E-Learning Mindset

Origin Learning

E-Learning is the use of electronic media such as videos, audios, presentations and online content created using the effective use of technological tools in learning and teaching. E-Learning is about imparting knowledge using the relevant tool. Learning.