How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 4


discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Have you also noticed the same approach is used over and over to teach about ‘learning’? From ‘learning to improve your kissing technique’ to ‘learning to train your brain to be smarter’, as though all learning involves the architecture of human cognition in the same ways. The Star Power of Cognitive Overload. Photo by Teddy Kelly / Unsplash.

How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 2


s Director of Business Development, to discuss the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Indeed, framing art in this thin and impoverished way steers us away from some of the most powerful benefits of the arts, benefits online learning designers are leveraging to great effect. Why is reflection so central to learning? But are the popular online tools like quizzes and short answer tests fit for this larger purpose?


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How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 3


discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. This third vodcast introduces three of the effects which artists and arts educators bring to processes of learning online. Before accounting for the effects which flow from artistic redundancy , we first need to consider the Redundancy Principle, which is well-known across online learning design. Digital LearningPhoto by W / Unsplash.

5 Ways to Ensure Student Engagement in Online Learning

Hurix Digital

Online learning has re-engineered the entire classroom experience by making course material available remotely. However, with a lack of face-to-face interaction and peer-to-peer bonding, online learning can take a toll on student engagement. Strive for Active Learning.

10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers


If you’ve never created an online course before, you may not be familiar with the term “instructional designer,” but that’s exactly what you’re about to become! Instructional designers may сrеаtе eLearning соurѕеѕ, wrіtе instructor’s mаnuаlѕ fоr сlаѕѕrооm іnѕtruсtіоn, design lеаrnіng gаmеѕ, convert classroom curricula into an online format, оr create training соurѕеѕ for thе wоrkрlасе. Design for How People Learn (Julie Dirksen).

How to Create Effective Test Questions


Since online learning often separates teachers from learners across time and distance, we rely on evaluations – in the form of tests, quizzes and assessments – to judge each student’s successful comprehension of the content (and to judge how well the course designers presented their information). Demonstration: Did learners demonstrate that they learned what they needed to learn? Progress: Were learners able to show progress in their learning?

Improvising our way beyond emergency remote teaching


As thousands of universities, colleges and schools close their face-to-face operations, the scramble is on to meet the new directive: Get your course content online! Overnight, to be a teacher/educator is to be an online instructor. Thirdly the Learning Design challenge.

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Top Ten Tips in Instructional Design


Check out our video blog on the top ten ways to improve the design of your online course. The first step in developing great content is to know what and why students are learning and how you are going to assess them. In the 1990s, researchers started using functional MRIs to learn more about the brain. This has completely changed what we know about the brain and learning. Reduce Cognitive Load. Student Engagement is a Product of Active Learning.

Learning Mechanisms: Test Your Knowledge!


Are you aware of the latest findings in neuroscience regarding our learning mechanisms? Do you know the benefits of empathy pedagogy? Do you know that teachers need to be particularly wary of certain cognitive biases? For more information: Neuroscience: learning in 4 steps.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

Online training in empathic mode


In the wake of the current health crisis, a majority of educational institutions were forced to turn to online options to continue teaching their courses. In a rush, many have been forced to opt for hyper-simplified solutions, which are not representative of the possibilities offered by online training these days. Among its approaches, the pedagogy of empathy is one that can be implemented even in simplified elearning solutions. The Online Teacher: Empathetic Guide.

Brain Learning and eLearning Design

The Learning Circuits

There's been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and "how the brain learns." But even with all of that discussion there's a question of whether people are really making changes to the design of their online learning. So the July Question is: Does the discussion of "how the brain learns" impact your eLearning design? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 Can We Enhance People's Cognitive Outcomes?

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)


Today, I’ll complete the list by defining the true meaning of training, from ‘manifest’ to ‘white label’ Let’s dive into the language of learning! mLearning (mobile learning): Learning that’s conducted on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet. The movement from desktop to portable devices has had a big impact on the development of online learning content. Resources : Learning materials often stored in an LMS.

7 principles of 21st-century learning and elearning


In its Innovative Learning Environments project, the OECD has identified seven principles that should be integrated into any learning environment to ensure that it is truly effective and relevant to the needs of 21st-century learners. 12 tips for adult-friendly online training.

Elmore’s 4 learning modes


We all might have our theories about learning and our preferences for one way of learning over another. Harvard professor Richard Elmore puts forward this conception in four main modes of learning organized around two axes: individual or collective centred and hierarchical or free.

Understanding the Difference Between Instructional Design & Learning Experience Design

Hurix Digital

The eLearning industry has evolved so much over the last few years that it has completely revolutionized the approach to learning and how designers go about making it simple and interesting for the learners. Cognitive. Learning Experience Design.

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I read a paper called Perspectives on learning and technology: A review of theoretical perspectives "This paper provides a review of literature pertaining to theoretical references on educational practice and technology from perspectives of learning theories of the 20th and 21st centuries." A learning theory (or theories) helps understand how people learn, thereby assisting educators, trainers and facilitators reflect on their educational practices.

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The best elearning reads of 2013


Every month we put together a list of our favorite articles for our monthly newsletter – we’ve put those lists together to create this list of best reads in elearning and learning for the year! YouTube another MOOP (Massive Open Online Pedagogy) Learning will not be televised, it will be digitised , Donald Clark. Cognitive Dissonance and the Denial of Social/Informal Learning , Mike Britz. Learning technology: are we using it right?

A learning experience isn’t just the content

Learning Pool

Learning technologists have arguably focused too narrowly on content to date, but learning experience design is pointing the way towards a rebalancing of priorities. This short article is adapted from a new paper by John Helmer, in collaboration with myself and many others, to extract the ‘X’ from Learning Experiences. ‘In And this content obsession too often hampers our attempts to create effective learning experiences. Learning = content?

In Challenging Times: Make Lemonade in eLearning


However, what intrigued me was this statement: The meta-analysis findings do not support simply putting an existing course online, but they do support redesigning instruction to incorporate additional learning opportunities online. What’s lost online.

10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

WBT Systems

Yet, many associations continue to have staff and volunteer subject matter experts (SMEs) design and develop online learning programs because that’s been the default mode of operation. To provide a more engaging and effective learning experience for your online students, consider outsourcing instructional design. These professional designed programs, grounded in learning theory and cognitive science, deliver the desired outcomes for their target audience.

Top Higher Education Trends Emerging in the Post-Covid Era

Hurix Digital

The pandemic has made online education a buzzword. Online classes are the current trend in education , however, classes held over Zoom, Google Meets or Microsoft Teams cannot be equated to online education. It is common knowledge that each student learns at their own pace.

Back to ‘what’ Normal? #AulaCon

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Last week (May, 2021) I attended my first ever totally online event since the pandemic started in March 2020. AulaCon 2021 , from Aula, a fully online event hosted on Hopin (check it out, it worked really well!) You don’t get that from Zoom or online calls/chats in ‘class’.

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Interviewing Potential Online Facilitators


Hiring an online instructor or a facilitator is one of the most significant decisions you may make for your newly launched course. Be wary of face-to-face instructors eager to teach your online courses. Online teaching is not the same as face-to-face instruction. It requires certain personality traits that help an individual succeed in the online medium. Online instruction naturally demands more online contact hours than face-to-face instruction.

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

The COVID-19 pandemic has left universities and colleges scrambling to bring all courses online — with little preparation or time for instructors to make the transition. Are you stuck trying to build online courses for the first time? What is humanized online learning?

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE.

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.

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. Learning from cyberspace.

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.

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. Online. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2012


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 !

How to Increase Student Engagement Using Polls and Surveys


” Thus, when we are exposed to new theories and concepts, our brains decide whether to retain what we just learned… or to overwrite it as soon as something more interesting comes along. One way to quickly and effectively engage learners about what they have just learned is through the use of innovatively-designed polls and surveys. prompting learners to actively consider what they have just learned before they respond to a poll or survey questions about recent topics.

How Audio Can Improve Online Learning


Audio-enhanced lessons help make the learning experience much more robust, functional, and accessible. Finally, some content is naturally better-suited for audio learning than it is for text-based teaching methods. Like other modes of learning, audio makes learning more functional only if it is used appropriately. But there’s also a cognitive duel happening: our brains simply can’t read and listen at the same time.