6 Strategies for Effective Online Learning: Spaced Practice

LightSpeed VT

6 Strategies for Effective Online Learning: Spaced Practice Online courses are gaining in popularity—and for a good reason. If done right, an online course can produce excellent results by improving your performance while being considerably cheaper than a traditional in-person class. According to a 2013 ASTD State of the Industry Report, 55% of training [ ] The post 6 Strategies for Effective Online Learning: Spaced Practice appeared first on LightSpeed VT.

Online Learning Space: Why Teachers Should Use It?

ProProfs

With the massive worldwide adoption of the web at the start of the 2000s, a lot of brand new learning technologies were developed, allowing learners and teachers alike to have an alternative experience. Managing and tracking learning courses is better. Learning & Training

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Creating Learning Spaces in Second Life

Kapp Notes

This morning I received an email message from, Fiona, who provided me with a really interesting link to 50 Tips and Tricks to Create a Learning Space in Second Life. Blogs and Websites --Turn to these blogs for tips, services and tools when setting up a learning space in Second Life.

Learning in 3D Summer 2009: Class One

Kapp Notes

Getting the class together in SL. Recently, we had our first summer class of the course "Learning in 3D," the class focuses on how to create 3D learning spaces and how to use those spaces effectively to promote learning and to leverage the wonderful attributes of 3D.

Personal devices in higher education

Learning with e's

Here are some of my recent thoughts on learning spaces at universities, and the impact of student owned personal technologies: As the shift from location specific learning to untethered learning gathers pace, so the personal device gains increasing importance.

Tips for Conducting Successful Virtual ILT Sessions

G-Cube

By definition, a virtual classroom is a platform which enables the instructors and learners carry out a learning process over Web, in lieu of a traditional classroom. Graphics and animation can be used extensively and are very effective – from a design as well as delivery perspective.

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The Importance of Learning Technologies

CLO Magazine

Technology is essential to run learning like a business. While small organizations (less than 50 employees) may get by without technology, medium and large organizations depend on it for both efficiency and effectiveness. Here the first learning technology an organization needs is a good learning management system (LMS). A second important learning technology is a learning content management system (LCMS) which allows content to be easily tagged, assembled, and reused.

Flipped Learning Gaining Steam

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you've never heard of the flipped classroom, here's a definition courtesy of the  Flipped Learning Network : "The flipped classroom is a  pedagogical  model in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed. Short video lectures are viewed by students at home before the class session, while in-class time is devoted to exercises, projects, or discussions." How hot is flipped learning?

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. The Flipped Learning is a part of the Rotation Model, a subset of the blended learning.

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Going to the wall

Learning with e's

In a previous post entitled Learning spaces of the third kind I outlined a project to establish an experimental learning space. In effect, the boards have been used as substitutes for the old dry wipe boards and projection screens.

3 Areas To Combine Employee Training And Micro Learning

KnowledgeAnywhere

Micro-learning is a buzzword in the elearning industry, and for good reason. The way people learn at work, and in general, has shifted and training formats have needed to adapt. What is the difference between micro-learning and macro-learning? Spaced Learning.

Guide: What Does an Instructional Designer Do?

eLearningMind

Wherever you’re at on the spectrum, this blog will give you the information and resources you need to position yourself on the cutting edge of learning and design. A traditional ID builds their course learning upon a solid foundation of adult learning theory.

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3 Hot Tips and Best Practices for Blended Learning Solutions

SweetRush

Blended learning is a great option for knowledge- and skills-based content and outcomes, as it lets you leverage the best and most cost-effective tools for the job. Blended learning describes learning solutions that combines two or more learning modalities.

eLearning Dropout Rates and What to Do About Them

ThinkingKap Solutions

The attrition rates for e-courses are like nothing we’ve ever seen in classroom learning. As we discussed in an earlier post , relevance is a major factor in adult learning. We need to know why we’re learning. Respect Learning Time and Learning Spaces.

9 Reasons Why eLearning Is the Future of Education

Hurix Digital

The concept of traditional learning has been changed radically when classroom training was the only option for learners. Let's discuss each of them one by one and learn how eLearning in education is the future in detail below: 1. Customized Learning Resources. Blended Learning.

Transitioning to a Data Driven Learning Department

CLO Magazine

Corporate learning may be the last significant part of the organization that isn’t held accountable for using data to prove its effectiveness. Technologies like xAPI and learning record stores are making learning data easier to access than ever before.

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Top 10 Learning Conferences You Need to Attend

eLearningMind

The learning industry is an open book when it comes to sharing information, trends, and strategies. This year’s learning conferences promise to be forums for networking, thought leadership, and industry disruption, and we can’t wait. Enterprise Learning! Enterprise Learning!

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A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Working in the space of 3D virtual immersive environments (VIE) is a small, but dedicated group of people who are creating some really wonderful and powerful learning. Kapp: So tell us what you are doing these days and about your work in 3D learning spaces.

Is Technology Good or Bad for Learning

Your Training Edge

Be it devices enhancing learning outcomes or the cons of increased screen times for children, it seems like everyone has got something to say on the matter. Teachers of modern-day can provide updated and dynamic information about various subjects in class.

#LearningIs creative

Learning with e's

Learning can certainly be creative, if the conditions are right. Firstly, creative learning requires active engagement. Teaching can be more effective when questions are posed or challenges are presented, than when content is delivered or knowledge imparted.

Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part One

Kapp Notes

Not sure if its the general state of the economy or the state of most e-learning courses or even the state of too-fast, too-much-to-do organizations but I’ve heard from many people that employees just don’t seem engaged or enthusiastic about work. More non-engaging learning.

Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace

ID Reflections

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “ social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

Does eLearning work? Our reflections on Thalheimer’s latest research

Yarno

We’ve heard it from the learning professionals we’ve interviewed. Cracking the learning effectiveness enigma. The hardest part about workplace learning is trying to figure out whether it’s been effective or not, and if it has, by how much. Does learning work?

How to Choose the Right Blended Learning Model for your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning combines traditional face-to-face classroom teaching with online instruction. In many cases, blended learning may be the ideal choice because of the type of content. What Do Studies Say About Blended Learning? Online learning is the foundation of this model.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ How can L&D support social learning?

What’s Better for Your Employees – Digital Training or Instructor-Led Training

Kitaboo

You’ve got a new employee on board, let them learn while they work. Adopt a modern training approach such as digital training to make the employee feel like s/he has joined a company that’s focused on achieving results and at the same time values employees’ learning needs. It lets them learn on-the-go. Even schools and universities are opting for digital learning methods in classrooms. Digital training allows employees to learn at a time suitable to them.

Top 4 Digital Learning Tips

KZO Innovations

As the market for e-Learning will be worth over $50 billion by 2016, organizations need to improve their practices in order to deliver effective digital learning resources. Let these 4 tips guide your digital learning success! Want more learning insight?

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

University Partners With Businesses to Improve Education

CLO Magazine

San Jose State seeks to build on what it does now to enhance student learning and preparation for the workplace. Moreover, San Jose State is supporting faculty in using and applying next-generation technologies to better support students' learning by partnering with corporate neighbors and with other educational efforts such as Harvard-MIT-UC Berkeley's edX and Carnegie Mellon University's Open Learning Initiative. Leveraging game-based resources for student learning.

Teach less, learn more

Learning with e's

I have now had some time to reflect on this week's Plymouth e-Learning Conference. Northern Grid for Learning's Simon Finch identified this as one of PeLC's unique features: "Where Pelc differs from other conferences is in the behaviour conventions of the audience.

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Top 7 Universal Tips for Online Course Takers

OpenSesame

Think about it: the Internet offers you a chance to learn anything. You want to learn about the relations between France and Vietnam in the 17th century? If you’re really interested in learning, however, you’ll need to take things further: online courses. Many websites offer free learning programs, so the choices are endless. You don’t have to go attend a class early in the morning; you can use your tablet or smartphone and listen to a lecture in the bus.

7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

Here’re the questions and my answers as presented to the students: Learning Design Evangelist Clark Quinn Answers Questions. Clark: Several: The first is folks who only know the surface level of ID, not understanding the nuances of the components of learning (examples, concepts, etc), and consequently creating ineffective designs without even being aware. Do you foresee a future where higher education is delivered primarily through distance learning?

The online learner’s survival tips

The Learning Hub

Today I wanted to share some key tips that can be used as guidelines for learners to organise better their learning journey and to make it more effective. In a previous post, we have discussed the context in which the modern learner (in fact YOU) has to litteraly juggle with many elements from his professional and personal life to be able to adjust to the fast pace of our modern life and still find some time to learn.

Rants on Buzz Words, E-Learning Style

eLearning 24-7

A learning experience. I’ve been hearing it quite a bit in the e-learning world. In all seriousness though, every LMS, learning platform and various subsets since the days of them going online, include learning experiences. A learning experience.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

An effective online learning marketing plan has three phases. Then, make the sale—move your prospect from thinking “I should take a class” to “I am registered for a class.”. If one thing is certain about the future, it’s the increasing number of competitors in the lifelong learning space. Colleges and universities have also identified the lifelong learning market as a promising source of new revenue. Try flipped learning for conference workshops.

Part 3 of Interview with Virtual Worlds 3D Pioneer Randy Hinrichs

Kapp Notes

Kapp: What do you see as the obstacles to widespread adoption of virtual worlds for learning? As the Internet continues to evolve as a social network and a 3D space, the adoption changes, and the obstacles go down, because people demand them to. Kapp: One last question, in your new book, you talk about the concept of “thinking in 3D” can you explain that concept and why it is so critical to crafting an effective virtual world learning experience?

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C.