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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?

3 Strategies to Engage Students in Online Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

Here are three practical, proven ways to engage students in online learning programs. Engage students in online learning – know them by name. Letting students know there’s someone else on the other side of the screen helps build investment and engage them in online learning.

Beyond the Classroom

CLO Magazine

In the 21st century, nothing and everything has changed about the classroom learning experience. Look around at the explosion of digital, mobile, cloud and AI technologies and it’s easy to think we have entered a completely new era of learning.

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.

Odessa College Builds Student Success with TechSmith Relay

TechSmith Camtasia

Incorporating blended learning technology throughout an entire college campus can be difficult if you don’t have the right tools, resources, and buy-in to help along the way. In their classes, students are now receiving more engaging online learning opportunities with video lessons.

Get Personal: Instructor-Led Training With eFrontPro

eFront

With LMS support for instructor-led training (whether classroom-based or in the form of webinars, teleconferences and other such options) it encompasses and compliments it. services for your synchronous distance learning sessions.

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 Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

You have lots of options, including traditional classroom methods like seminars and workshops. Of course, you might also consider a virtual learning platform, in which case you would join the 81 percent of companies who provide at least some of their training online. What is a Virtual Learning Environment? Video or Audio Lectures. As with any type of training system, there are virtual learning environment advantages and disadvantages.

Leading Through a Rear-View Mirror

Big Dog, Little Dog

Shortly after posting Metalearning and Learning Styles I glanced through the latest edition of Chief Learning Officer and came to an interesting quote, "Many CLOs believe podcasting is oversold because few people are auditory learners and its no different than cassettes or CDs from the past 15 years."

The Role of the Instructor in Blended Learning Solutions

Time to Know

This phenomenon has given rise to blended learning solutions that combine both traditional face-to-face learning models along with digital eLearning approaches. However, it’s not all about watching webinars when it’s convenient to the participant, rather, it’s self-paced learning that’s supported by live training (in physical and virtual classrooms). What is the role of the instructor in blended learning solutions? Learning activities. Live lectures.

Online Networking in Courses

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

If this works, then check out read this cool post by Christy Tucker reviewing a great presentation at Conference on Distance Learning and Teaching. Sent to you by brent via Google Reader: Online Networking in Courses via Experiencing E-Learning by Christy Tucker on Aug 15, 2007 These are my notes from the presentation MySpace is not YourSpace: The Promise and Pitfalls of Online Social Networking at the Conference for Distance Learning and Teaching last week.