Distance Learning: Tips from the Experts at Speexx

Speexx

Distance Learning: Tips from the Experts at Speexx This is part one of a two-part blog series by Speexx aimed at providing best practices for coaches and professional learners around the world.

How Coaching enables L&D and improves workplace performance

Docebo

In his book The Manager as coach and mentor , Eric Parsloe succinctly explains what coaching is, and why it should be a common practice in the training process. Coaching is a process that enables learning and development to occur and thus performance to improve. To be successful a coach requires a knowledge and understanding of process as well as the variety of styles, skills and techniques that are appropriate to the context in which the coaching takes place”.

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6 Training Tips for Your Remote Workforce

LearnDash

Ask for feedback from your team, and incorporate a “sharing time” during your group meetings so that your team can learn from one another how to use their new skills to demonstrate your values. Allow For Choices When Learning.

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10 Qualities and Skills of a Great Instructional Design Company

Spark Your Interest

For example, you need a new training or e-learning course but. You, and/or your organization, are new to e-learning and you aren’t sure where to start. Your e-learning or training course developer should be an advocate from the learner’s perspective. Likewise, you want whomever you choose to work with to be knowledgeable about how people learn. They should be able to suggest a variety of instructional tools and techniques that support learning.

Why Visual Design IS NOT Graphic Design

Web Courseworks

This week, we spoke to Connie Malamed from eLearning Coach on her upcoming webinar for our Fall Webinar Series on October 25 at 12PM CT. When talking about why visual design is important for instructional designers to learn, Malamed explained, “most people in our field have not been trained on visual design.” Visual design allows for better learning transfer, meaning visual guides and slide design help the learner focus on what is most important in a course.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 That knowledge has to be replaced and distributed to personnel in different geographic locations, which is where distance learning becomes a necessity.&#

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How to Design a Distance-Friendly Blended Learning Experience

Instilled

During the recent webinar, ‘ Distance Learning: Strategies, Approaches and Content ’, Andrew Joly, Director of Strategic Design at our sister company LEO Learning , offered his expertise on some of the key requirements for delivering a successful distance learning program.

Collaborating for greater success

Learning Wire

Similarly, your digital learning strategy is far more likely to succeed if managers, learners, and everyone involved are all shooting for the same goal. When you involve a manager in defining concrete operational objectives, you automatically make the learning process more meaningful. You can also build this step into the program at a later stage by having people present what they’ve learned to their managers. The distancelearning sessions had a 100 per cent log‐in rate.

What is blended learning? (benefits of blended learning in your LMS)

Docebo

Here’s a plot twist – the most modern approach to learning in the workplace: not shaken, not stirred, but blended. The cool part about blended learning models is that we’re not totally saying “out with the old and in with the new”, here. What is Blended Learning?

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

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. I looked at Virtual Classroom , Distance Learning , ILT , Teaching Distance Learning. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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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. What are the characteristics of learning? Besides, the the technique of reinforcement of the knowledge you already have is used in any learning process.

Top 10 learning suites

Ed App

When we think of a learning suite, we think of an all in one LCMS platform from which to train and test our employees, and it should also make learning easy, engaging, and accessible to learners. Let’s analyze the top 10 learning suites so you can understand what we mean.

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What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LXP? [Buyer’s Guide]

Instilled

In the last three years, learning experience platforms (LXPs) have grown in popularity due to the shifts in how we live and learn. As a relatively new product, however, LXPs lack the same awareness that learning management systems have in the L&D industry.

Key takeaways: Our chat with Verizon’s Director of Global L&D Cleo Scott

STRIVR

Her journey did not start in L&D, but her passion for learning is what’s kept her there. VR could be a key piece of distance learning. We’ve been having conversations around the change in how people feel about the way we deliver learning,” says Cleo.

Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively

ProProfs

Effective employee management is a distinct trade for HR departments for a long time, and looking after the learning & development (L&D) needs of employees is a key part of it. The distance learning solution that you use should ideally support multiple languages.

Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

Micro-learning started as a buzz word and noted as such, in this blog and in a variety of other sites too. No one, ever went into angst mode of the term of micro-learning, even though anyone who has been involved with e-learning since 1998, knew that micro wasn’t new, nor any radical approach to learning, it just was short. So back then, we refererred to short content as short, or bytes of learning or nuggets. Mobile Learning? Social Learning?

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services.

Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 That knowledge has to be replaced and distributed to personnel in different geographic locations, which is where distance learning becomes a necessity.&#

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Free learning & development webinars for July 2020

Limestone Learning

Learn the tricks the pros use to get audience agreement and sell a product, solution or idea. Use what you learn during class to make a clear, compelling presentation that gets buy-in and improves your success rate. How do you learn your own "empathy quotient?”

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Blending is a continuum

Clive on Learning

This decision is complicated by the fact that there are so many aspects of an solution that you can choose to blend: Learning methods: You can blend the educational and training strategies that you use (exposition, instruction, guided discovery, exploration). You can blend the social contexts in which the learning takes place (the learner alone, the learner with a teacher/trainer/coach, the learner with a group of peers). blended learning

New Book: Play to Learn!

Usable Learning

I got a present in my mailbox today — it was the paper copy of Sharon Boller and Karl Kapp’s new book, Play to Learn ! They based the book on the workshop that Karl and Sharon teach about the topic, which is why (I suspect) the book is loaded with so many interesting activities and worksheets for designing learning games. They pull off a really nice balance between: referencing the research evidence behind games for learning. Lessons on Learning.

Distributed Learning

Clark Quinn

Distributed learning is an idea that I think offers an untapped potential, what with the new technologies we have. I’m not talking here about distance learning, but instead a combination of slow learning with ubiquitous learning. The idea is to combine learning on the go and on-demand with a long term relationship, personalized awareness, and mixed media. Think of it as cloud computing for your learning goals.

7 golden rules of a successful blended learning program

Learning Wire

This challenging initiative is striving to balance and structure the multiplication of teaching methods at our disposal so as to optimize learning. It aims to be a more effective, high-quality blended learning program. Blended learning: an alternative approach. Blended learning allows you to support change and observe its impact on business over a long period of time. Distance learning is not lonely learning. Different learning aspects.

The Top Trending Course Topic Ideas in 2020

learnWorlds

Few months after the Covid-19 outbreak, the online learning market is looking more optimistic than ever. People from all over the world are hoping to improve their skills, learn more about or excel in a particular subject area, and they are choosing to invest in online courses.

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Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Learning and instructional techniques that integrate e-learning (such as podcasts and online discussion) mobile learning (such as just-in-time training and performance support) and instructor-led training (such as lectures and tutorials). Condition: Component of a learning objective that describes the specific situation in which the performance occurs.

What Makes a Good Online Course? 7 Real-World Strategies

TechSmith Camtasia

In fall 2018, there were nearly seven million students enrolled in distance learning courses. If at all possible, make it a priority to choose a video platform that integrates seamlessly with your Learning Management System, or LMS. Based on that, we try to coach them up.

Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 24 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 24 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Have you given up on finding a formula for adult learning success? For years, learning strategists and software innovators have been chasing this holy grail. We call this the HILL Model (short for High-Impact Learning that Lasts ).

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

Second Life, mLearning, Feedback, & eLearning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Mobile Learning - The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. Workplace Coach: There is a skill in delivering critical feedback - Seattle PI. Can You e-Learn at Your Desk? Related article - Understanding E-Learning 2.0 How Madison Avenue Is Wasting Millions on a Deserted Second Life - Wired.

6 “Non-Obvious” Online Learning Trends for 2018

WBT Systems

We’re bringing six of them to your attention because we think they’re also non-obvious online learning trends for 2018. 1: Light-Speed Learning. Bhargava predicts: “The road to mastery on any topic gets faster through the help of bite-sized learning modules that make education more time efficient, engaging, useful and fun.”. The standard mode of learning is accelerating because the longing for lifelong learning is colliding with the desire for instant gratification.

Contest - Win a Free Copy of Digital Habitats via LearnTrends 2009

Tony Karrer

E-learning outside the training box with Nancy White and John Smith Once you've mastered enough of the new social media tools, training and development professionals are figuring out that technologies can change the boundaries around training itself, just as they can interrupt organizational boundaries. He coaches and consults on issues ranging from event design and community facilitation, to community design and evalua tion, and technology selection and configuration.

From Engineer to Executive: Bernard Fraenkel Shares His Journey

Everwise

Since then – for the last 20 years – he has run engineering teams in venture-backed companies ranging from distance learning to e-commerce, large-scale document storage systems, education, as well as mobile banking and digital marketing. Through these experiences, Fraenkel has learned first-hand how to transition from being a technical specialist to a business leader. I personally went through the process of moving from “engineer” to “engineering leader,” and learned (e.g.

Your Brain on Learning

CLO Magazine

When the brain learns, it acquires information through a person’s various senses, and this information travels along the synapses to the short-term memory. Corporate learning and development is only in the early days of understanding the science behind learning, said Britt Andreatta, a learning and leadership development consultant and speaker, and an author for LinkedIn Learning courses. There’s no getting around the brain’s impact on learning, she said. “It

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Will e-learning put me out of a job?

Clive on Learning

After last week's ' Why is e-learning so unpopular? ', I turn today to another question I am frequently asked by l&d people: 'Will e-learning put me out of a job?' Do learning technologies really threaten l&d jobs? Learning technologies can and will dramatically change the nature of the service provided by l&d and the skills mix will be quite different.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

New learning helps too, and September is full of free webinars that can add to your knowledge stores! The key to learning success in these instances, though, is getting this high-quality material to trainees as quickly as possible. During the session, you will learn: About the latest eLearning trends, tools, and strategies to consider when building an engaging and future-proofed training program. Paula will also share her favourite learning evaluation resources!

Learning in real time

Clive on Learning

One advantage of synchronous training is that it represents a comparatively familiar environment for classroom trainers (perhaps not in appearance but certainly in function) and that it requires only a relatively small step for them to engage with e-learning as an online facilitator. However, even this small step requires support, whether that's coaching from an experienced failitator, a formal training programme or a book, perhaps all three.

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. The final design included three major components: hands-on driving experiences, interactive learning labs and the Possibilities Pavilion. Brenda Sugrue, Global Chief Learning Officer, EY.