Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?

CourseArc

Comparing the effectiveness of eLearning against its in-person peer poses a challenge. When we measure the effectiveness of education, we have to take multiple variables into account.

10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers

CourseArc

Thе еLеаrnіng Coach – Connie Malamed, the eLearning Coach herself, shares practical advice, tutorials, and actionable strategies that will help new instructional designers confidently create useful content.

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Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

If you’ve ever had to juggle the personalities and opinions of a wide array of relatives at a holiday party, imagine doing the same at a large corporation, where the volume, scope, and network effects of these challenges are magnified 10 or even 100-fold!

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

Talented Learning

So I think we find high-impact learning in the difference between two wonderful terms: pedagogy and andragogy. (Or You won’t get meaningful, lasting skills improvement or effective business results. Encourage coaching and mentoring for deeper engagement.

Flipping the teacher

Learning with e's

The work of Harvard University professor Eric Mazur supports this approach, because, as he says - instruction is easier than assimilation, and advocated coaching rather than lecturing as early as the 1990s. education flipped classroom flipped roles learning pedagogy school teaching Technolog

One of the best

Learning with e's

The report said the school was inadequate, because communication with parents was 'not always effective', and some bullying incidents had not been recorded. Established as the government's education watchdog, many believe that OFSTED has evolved into an attack dog, coached to act aggressively.

5 Great Corporate Training and Development Certifications

Your Training Edge

Fusing traditional pedagogy with updated tech skills, this course is designed in a way that lets you reach out beyond your set of skills. These apart, you will also learn how to design critical evaluation schemes and effective consultancy skills as part of this dynamic training program.

Yes, you do have to change

Clark Quinn

We know what leads to effective learning outcomes. And we’ve known it for decades (just because MOOCs are new doesn’t mean their pedagogies are): clear models, annotated examples, and most importantly deep and meaningful practice focused on significant skill shifts (let alone addressing the emotional side of the equation). Of late, I’ve seen a disturbing trend.

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3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age

SHIFT eLearning

These three "gogies" of effective online learning will help you get a clearer picture. This approach focuses on the role of online instructors as a coach, a mentor or facilitator and further encourages learners to become more self-directed.

Situated Learning Styles

Clark Quinn

Yet it seems obvious that learners differ, and different learning pedagogies would affect different learners differently. Regardless, using the best media for the message and an enlightened learning pedagogy seems best. These two aspects, in particular the latter, could have an effect on learners. It is easy to see that elements like openness and conscientiousness would have a positive effect on learning outcomes, and neuroticism could have a negative one.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Online Teachers: Instructions - Online Pedagogy/Teaching Tools How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Get a Coach.” Coaching may seem like a hot new professional development method, but it is actually steeped in proven techniques and provides a solid return on investment, increasing engagement and producing business results. Strategies to enhance multidisciplinary team effectiveness.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

It’s in your mind One of the pioneers of adult learning theory, Malcom Knowles , explored the role of adult education and facilitation (andragogy) versus the traditional style of teaching children (pedagogy).

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010. 10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions - The eLearning Coach , March 18, 2010. First iPad University Course - The eLearning Coach , May 16, 2010. Top ten tips for using video effectively in e-learning - Spicy Learning , January 20, 2010. Pedagogy? Effectiveness (1464).

What's different about mobile learning?

The Learning Circuits

Although a mobile pedagogy will continue to evolve, we already know quite a bit about how people use mobile devices and some of the advantages of mobile learning. Instead, it demands more effective information design, to provide quick and searchable access to content.

Daily Bookmarks 08/12/2008

Experiencing eLearning

If people are going to share your secrets, they have plenty of other ways to do so besides social media–and those other ways are likely more effective. Learning how to teach the wired student requires a two-pronged effort: to understand how N-Gen student understand and process texts and to create a pedagogy that leverages the learning skills of this type of learner The Bamboo Project Blog: Privacy, Social Media and Learning.

What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

Yes, at my company we have already incorporated on-demand learning for employees who prefer this option and we also utilize classroom learning as a blended learning approach, which we have found to be most effective. social learning, real time feedback, coaching) that already work.

10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

WBT Systems

To provide a more engaging and effective learning experience for your online students, consider outsourcing instructional design. A recent survey of online education leaders found that programs supported by professional instructional design had more consistency in and adherence to online teaching pedagogy. Then think about program quality: the learning experience and effectiveness of a program developed by an ID will be superior to one developed by staff and volunteers.

Encyclopedia, eLearning, coherence, Media, & Training

Big Dog, Little Dog

In authentic learning settings, interest may mitigate the effects of the coherence principle. Skill - coaching and mentoring in an actual sales situation, as the classroom is still an artificial, simulated environment Encyclopedia Britannica Now Free For Bloggers - TechCrunch.

Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Seeing The Invisible: How To Identify Early Indicators Of Gaps In Instructional Design And Training Effectiveness. How To Design For Novices - The eLearning Coach , September 15, 2009. WISE Pedagogy , September 17, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 11, 2009 to September 18, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. CoachingOurselves Free 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. Wednesday, September 23, 2009. 10 Ways to Enhance your Online Meetings.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Clark: I’m a strong believer in social constructivist pedagogies, e.g. problem-based and service learning, whereby a curriculum is activity, not content. How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning? So, for example, I think future workplace learning will look like always-on coaching and mentoring. The remedy is to look to how we use devices to make ourselves more effective.

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media - The eLearning Coach , November 25, 2009. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning - The eLearning Coach , November 16, 2009. Effective Presentation Techniques - Dont Waste Your Time , November 19, 2009. Avoid “Death by PowerPoint” with the Pecha Kucha Method - WISE Pedagogy , November 2, 2009. Pedagogy? Best of eLearning Learning. November 2009. Upcoming Online eLearning Events.

Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Learner Personas for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , October 5, 2009. User Interface Design For eLearning – Updated - The eLearning Coach , October 25, 2009. Design Consulting Tool: Empowering Leaders So You Can Create Effective Design - Designing Impact , October 28, 2009. Adapt your course management system to fit your instruction - WISE Pedagogy , October 7, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 2009. October was a really great month for content!

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-8, 2012 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , 3 rd , organized by the Centre for Teaching and Learning and the IT-Academic Core Processes and Systems, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. Clayton R.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. How To Add Realism To eLearning - The eLearning Coach , July 17, 2009 Adding realism to eLearning should improve learning transfer, which will prepare learners for situations they might really encounter. E-Learner Survival Guide & My Language Notebook - WISE Pedagogy , July 30, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2009.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010 Very few of us would argue with the proposition that a lot of organisational learning and development activity is sub-optimal to the extent that it provides little value to participants and their organisations. Expanding On The Nine Events Of Instruction - The eLearning Coach , April 19, 2010 The nine events of instruction are a compelling foundation for Instructional Design.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

How to effectively architect information for your elearning course - Free as in Freedom , February 6, 2010 As Instructional Designers, its always a challenge to balance meaningful instruction with information. Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning - The eLearning Coach , February 8, 2010 The noise about the release of Apple’s iPad has been a bit overwhelming. Why E-Learning is So Effective - Rapid eLearning Blog , February 2, 2010 E-learning is hot. Pedagogy?

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

First iPad University Course - The eLearning Coach , May 16, 2010 These students will be getting an iPad loaded with course content. Post from: The eLearning Coach First iPad University Course. These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 4, 2010 It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. Post from: The eLearning Coach Online Tools: Improve Your Productivity.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Knowledge Acquisition -- searches Coaching or Mentoring -- reaching out to other people and connecting to other people (not just repositories of inf.knowing who to talk to). Where does the iPhone fit into this connected puzzle of technologies -- to improve the effectiveness of our learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Don’t just read learning design and pedagogy books. People know how to read and when packaged well articles can be pretty effective when combined with appropriate media activities, presentations, and practice opportunities. We are potentially stuck in a situation where we have moderately experienced apprentice-journeymen, even at senior levels, once those that received proper coaching and mentoring depart the organization.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

provide up-front training/coaching, maintain content, allow for emergence during growth/maintenance, involve a broad cross-section of people, consider templates for consistency, identify super-workers/techies to pilot wikis, seek feedback/evaluate. Building Effective Blended Learning Programs. Other: Social Learning: Pedagogy for the Connected Age , Alec Courosa. Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday. The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems.