Cognitive Age, Training, Memory, Instructional Technologies, & Captcha

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Cognitive Age - New York Times. We're moving into a more demanding cognitive age. But the cognitive age paradigm emphasizes psychology, culture and pedagogy - the specific processes that foster learning. Instructional Technologies in Human Resource Development: Impact, Models, and Changes - International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning.

In this rush to go online, let’s not ignore Accessibility

Magic EdTech

To help teachers impart learning seamlessly. Help students to absorb it and learn better. This could, very well, be our transition to the era of digital learning. There are students who have other physical, motor, & learning disabilities. Cognitive.

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Interactivity

Kapp Notes

There are many advantages of having learners interact with the subject matter they are learning. In fact, Michael Grahame Moore editor of the American Journal of Distance Education, writes that interactivity between a learner and the content is “the defining characteristic of education. Horton [3] writes, “Interactivity boosts learning. People learn faster and develop more positive attitudes when learning is interactive [4].” The Advantages of Interactivity.

OECD PISA for Schools test now available across the UK

Janison

PISA for Schools , the gold standard in measurement of student learning, is an online assessment that supports individual school improvement efforts using benchmarking based on the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. What is the current landscape of learning analytics?

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. With the ongoing development of the internet and the advancement in elearning technologies, the way in which learners learn will continue to evolve into the future. Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. A decade ago, there was a tug of war for the online and the traditional learning. The tussle continues even to this day with the learning modalities of both online and traditional learning overlapping in terms of treatment, elements, and components. The intent is to create an experiential , and engaging learning environment.

Visual learning

Ed App

What is visual learning? More than 40 years ago, visual learning occupied cognitive psychologists who examined various aspects of this phenomenon. Some of the most important conclusions concern the advantages of visual learning techniques over verbal ones and the evident influence of the formation of visual associations on recollection, but also the motivation for learning. Visual learning statistics. Let’s start with intuition itself.

The OECD and Janison launch PISA for Schools test in Australia

Janison

The assessment tests a sample of 15-year-olds and consists of two components: A 2-hour cognitive test in reading, mathematics and science using scenario-based real-life questions.

6 ways executive education will never be the same

CLO Magazine

In a world where in-person strategy sessions, weekend retreats and immersive seminars have long been the status quo, alternatives for distance learning suddenly became necessary overnight. Distanced education means more options. In the meantime, stay safe and keep learning.

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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Future directions

Learning with e's

The first EDEN ( European Distance and E-learning Network ) Fellows day was a thought provoking and absorbing event. Held as a part of the celebration of EDEN's 20th anniversary, 24 Fellows, as well as members of the EDEN Executive Committee and invited guests met to discuss the future direction of technology enhanced learning in Europe and beyond in the grand surrounds of Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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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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?

Reflections on Two Decades and Three Degrees

Allison Rossett

I think you will enjoy her take on her learning experiences. I am more interested in learning about Hasidic Jewish culture from my classmate. A difficult professor teaches the classroom section and we learn about plate tectonics. Real maps, real rocks, real learning. I experience transformational learning in Hypermedia. I dig cognitive dissonance. As social animals, will we see more natural lifelong learning networks?

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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. Measure learning with quizzes and analytics.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/15/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

New Systems for Sharing Learning Goals - HeadspaceJ. I think the intersection between learning goals and social software is heating up. Go and Learn - Fast Company. Although we might not ponder the educational value of these everyday appliances, the gear we use to communicate and play can also be used to learn; we just don't yet think of them as learning tools. Distance learning booms - The Journal Gazette.

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.

Inspired learning

Learning with e's

When I first became involved in learning technology research in the early 1980s (it was called 'educational technology' in those days) personal computers were in their infancy, and multi-media was breaking as the next 'big thing' in education. I spent my time developing software packages for 'computer assisted learning' which were text heavy but interactive, and then assessing how effective they were as tools to engage learners. That's why I'm a researcher in learning technology.

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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.

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning

TalentLMS

Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. But we do realize that real-time e-learning experience is not always an option. For those of you who don’t want to set time limits for your learners, we harvested 10 must-read articles about asynchronous learning. What does Asynchronous Learning mean?

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with 'e's

He is one of the pioneers of online and distance learning, and currently serves as the editor of the influential online open access journal International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning ( IRRODL ). His work around the study of social and cognitive presence in distance learning contexts has been cited many times, and his research has led to a number of high profile keynote speech invitations around the globe.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] November 27-December 1, 2011 Learning in Higher Education : Transforming University Teaching into Learning via Simulations and Games , 6 th international symposium, sponsored by the International Academic Association for the Enhancement of Learning in Higher Education, Sydney, Australia. Clayton R.

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

As such, instructors who are new to the online learning environment may feel a lot of anxiety about how best to provide their students with the learning experience they deserve. Do you feel like you don’t have the time to learn online learning best practices?

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52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. He is well known for his books , courses, writing, consulting, and talks on interactive learning, games, and gamification. You can learn more about Karl on his website. Ray is the Architect and Evangelist of micro-learning and story-based design, technologies, and systems. You can learn more about Ray and his work here.

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.

Top 25 Posts and 4 Hot Topics in January - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. See First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning for the first Best of Post for the year. The Secret to Podcasting Like a Pro - Learning Putty , January 25, 2010 The word “podcasting” strikes a certain fear and awe into the hearts of many trainers. When I say that, keep in mind that 90% of what workplace learning is all about will be basically unchanged this year. Cognitive Psychology Anyone? -

How to Keep Employees Awake for Your eLearning Lesson

3Play Media

Some employees prefer to learn the old-school way: with hard-copy paper. This technique works great in higher education and distance learning. Studies show that people learn better when they can combine visual and aural learning. Many people prefer to watch videos with closed captions on, whether because of a hearing disability, learning disability, cognitive disability, language barrier, or just personal preference.

How to Keep Employees Awake for Your eLearning Lesson

3Play Media

Some employees prefer to learn the old-school way: with hard-copy paper. This technique works great in higher education and distance learning. Studies show that people learn better when they can combine visual and aural learning. Many people prefer to watch videos with closed captions on, whether because of a hearing disability, learning disability, cognitive disability, language barrier, or just personal preference.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] January5-7, 2012 International Conference on e-Education,e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), 3 rd , Hong Kong, China. link] March 20-21, 2012 Enterprise Learning !