E-Learning vs. Class Room


E-learning and class-room training are two different forms of learning that have their differences but also quite a few similarities. Class room training, on the other hand also has a great number of benefits. Class room training is usually instructor-focused.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Peformance Improvement

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? Signing up for the next available class is too late. So back to the question: “What should be a manager’s role in employee learning?” The answer is that managers have an essential role.

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The Association’s Pursuit for Relevance: What Role Do Certifications, Certificates and Micro-Credentials Play?

Blue Sky eLearn

Instead of buying into a long one or two-year certification program, learners can choose from a pool of available micro-credentials, which may only take a few classes to attain.

What Managers Worry About Between Training Classes


How are employees improving their skills between training classes? The first article discussed the concerns employees have once class ends. However, managers don’t always have the skills or understanding to help employees transfer knowledge from training classes to work tasks.

The role technology plays in the knowledge creation process


The following is part two of an excerpt from a knowledge brief by Aberdeen Group : the brief discusses the role that technology plays in the knowledge creation process and the ways in which Learning 3.0 The Best-in-Class are 78.1%

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It Was Almost Like Being in a Real Class! Making Virtual Learning Real

InSync Training

In Jennifer Hofmann’s blog post, The Role of Virtual Classrooms in Modern Blended Learning , she states that the focus of virtual learning should be fundamentally on the learners, their experiences and their learning environments.

Evolving role of Trainers in Corporate Learning


The trainer plays a pivotal here – a role which is nevertheless evolving with the changing needs of the corporate learners. The trainer controlled what was taught in class as well as what was discussed as part of classroom interaction. Role of the trainer in Classroom Learning.

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The ‘Role’ of Compliance

Clark Quinn

First of all, I think role-plays make great sense here. You can use scenario tools for asynchronous situations, or just traditional role-play in the classroom. You might have someone who’s facing such a problem role play the tough individual to deal with, and another member of the class can try to apply the principles. I’m not an expert on compliance training. I haven’t suffered through it, and I haven’t been asked to design it.

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Role of the Trainer: Engagement

Your Training Edge

Trainers may have “war stories” to tell during class, but they are limited in scope because they are limited to one person’s experience. By opening participation to other class members, the variety of experience will make connections with more people. When the trainer encourages engagement, he or she is creating a bond of accountability with the participant – each person will feel more responsible for continued engagement as the class is completed.

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Why kids don’t learn in class

Spark Your Interest

With all the furore over education reform lately, I think I may have struck on one of the reasons that kids don’t learn in class. Image via Wikipedia. I’ve blogged before about organizing Odyssey of the Mind at my daughter’s middle school.

Welcome OpenSesame's Intern Class of 2014!


Digital education is increasingly popular across various domains, and I am looking forward to both watching this development and playing an active role in the field. We''re so excited to welcome our 2014 marketing interns!

Dev Corner - Roles and Authorization

Visual Lounge

Camtasia Relay has always had a notion of role-based access control (RBAC) but depending on how RBAC is implemented in your application you can run into problems extending your security-related business logic in the future. Sidebar: ASP.NET Roles.

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Complaint? Students Don't Hang Out in Virtual Worlds After Class

Kapp Notes

None of my students “hang out” in-world except for class activities, and my students rarely go into virtual worlds after the semester is over. In the physical world (real world), not many students hang out in my classroom when class is not in session!

Transforming the CLO Role

CLO Magazine

Saba CEO Bobby Yazdani discusses learning’s evolution and technology’s role in its future. From the early days of certification training to the blooming of the LMS market in the late 1990s into the social and collaborative enterprise, learning and development has shifted from a back-office function into a pivotal role at the vanguard of technology, innovation and globalization. How have you seen the role of the learning executive change over the years?

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From Three Days in a Class to 30 Seconds on a Smartphone

CLO Magazine

For example, organizations will be able to learn from each other’s machine learning configurations to make recommendations of educational material to employees based on their profiles, roles and performance.

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How Many Videos Do You Need To Effectively Flip Your Class? An Interview with Ashlie Smith

Visual Lounge

Since flipping her class a year-and-a-half ago, Smith has amassed over seventy videos in her repertoire! Personality can also play a role in how quickly you want to jump into flipping. Interested in flipping your class or school?

Roles in Educational Simulations and Role-Plays

The Learning Circuits

A challenge in discussing educational simulations is that the same person has different roles, depending on if you are looking at the context of the virtual world, the classroom, and the real world. Quick question.

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The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

A virtual class also allows people to attend to other tasks if need be, and to slip away on the sly if it becomes clear the session isn’t adding any value. It’s so simple: record your class on video. I’m sure you know the feeling.

Start Doodling in Class: The Value of Lo Fi Graphics in eLearning


Going to class and taking notes go hand in hand. Ask your online training class participants to create sketchnotes of your course. And you can potentially gauge the starting point of each individual’s knowledge, so that you can tailor class content accordingly.

The role of the Personal Learning Advisor: supporting everyday workplace learning

Jane Hart

This is not a traditional course with scheduled classes and tests! Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 APRIL 2016. This 4-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal learning in the workplace, as a Personal Learning Advisor.

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New roles for former trainers

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

You can, however, change their roles. When my colleagues and I advocate cutting back on workshops and classes, we don’t suggest firing the instructors. What other roles are required when you shift from instructor-led training to networked learning?

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The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

A virtual class also allows people to attend to other tasks if need be, and to slip away on the sly if it becomes clear the session isn’t adding any value. It’s so simple: record your class on video. I’m sure you know the feeling.

TCC09: Digital Learning Environments: Context Sensitive and Imaginative Classes in Second Life

Experiencing eLearning

Tips on how to streamline your virtual world classes and help your students learn how to use Second Life are featured in this session.&#. Class Environment. In case study or story, assign roles & identities. When middle school students role play Of Mice and Men , their opinions change over the course of the trial. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My notes in italics. Presenter(s): Cynthia Calongne , Colorado Technical University.

To Increase Knowledge Retention, Call on Clients in Class


Some suggest that as little as 10% of what is learned in a training class is transferred to behavior change on the job. Role plays are designed to give learners a chance to practice the new skills they’ve learned. I wonder how many of us do the real job in class.

Leadership Starts With Mom and Dad

CLO Magazine

While that commitment is certainly crucial, in many cases the most important investment in leadership starts way earlier with our first role models: mom and dad. Where does that leave the role of a leader? Mike Prokopeak, VP, Editor in Chief of Chief Learning Officer magazine.

Homeschooling and the Creative Class

The Learning Circuits

Some nice phrases:, vowed he'd never put his kid through the eye-glazing lectures he endured in school done by a growing number of creative-class parents No longer the bailiwick of religious fundamentalists or neo-hippies looking to go off the cultural grid, homeschooling is a growing trend among the educated elite The No. Everything needs to change, from curricula to expectations to content providers to role of parents and businesses to teacher training and promotion to lawmakers.

Informal first

E-Learning Provocateur

• 10% of learning occurs via formal training (eg classes). No longer is formal training the central offering with informal learning relegated to a support role. It is well documented that the vast majority of learning in the workplace is informal.

Effective virtual facilitation

E-Learning Provocateur

As virtual classes rapidly become de rigueur , the need for an effective virtual facilitation framework accelerates. Inform your participants very early that the virtual class will be happening, when and where. This is where the “serious&# class begins.

Avatars, Video and Simulations

Kapp Notes

Here is some information as pre-reading for webinar attendees and for students in the Learning in 3D summer class. Encourage Avatar Customization Promoting motivation with virtual agents and avatars: role of visual presence and appearance.

Informal first

E-Learning Provocateur

• 10% of learning occurs “off the job” (eg attending classes, reading). No longer is formal training the central offering with informal learning relegated to a support role. It is well documented that the vast majority of learning in the workplace is informal.

How screencasting has helped one student feel more prepared for college

Visual Lounge

Intrigued, my classmates and I pioneered to create mathcasts as well, which we did using Camtasia , which meant I was not only a student, but also a contributor to the education of other people in my class and school. Guest post by Tiana Kadkhoda.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interviews on Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 Interviews on Instructional Design Last night, Dr. John Curry interviewed me for his Introduction to Instructional Design class. Currently Im playing the role of a learning consultant, taking care of solutions and operations for learning services.

Conflicting personas: social media as an ‘AND’ role (initially titled ‘AND’ job which is entirely inappropriate, even for this blog)

Janet Clarey

These dueling roles have created a persona issue for me. A local community college asked me to teach some classes about social media (for businesses) in the evening…i.e., teaching about my “AND&# role. These are all related to my “AND&# role.

More fabulous learning spaces

Learning with e's

At Albany Senior High School in Auckland, three classes are conducted next to each other, with students given the freedom to move between the classes as they wish. Conducting classes in this way drives the session forward with fewer stops and starts.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic.

Are you better than Steve Carell at using technology in the classroom?

E-Learning Acupuncture

Lynn Schofield Clark in collaboration with her Innovation in Mass Communications class at the University of Denver have produced a very witty video as part of a class mini-project. Only this time it’s not ‘The Office”, it’s “The Class”.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Metaphors of Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Im not condemning these things, but I think that decision-makers in particular follow those tendencies and expect/seek/demand a class/course model. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.