What is Distance Learning? Definitions, Examples & More

learnWorlds

With the rising trend of e-learning, a question that arises is how it started and what the future of this field is. Distance Learning began with lessons via postcards. What is Distance Learning? Difference Between Distance Learning & Online Training.

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. shares her thoughts on what it takes to deliver a truly engaging experience for online students, both inside and outside the primary learning environment. TL: What are the hallmarks of a highly engaging online learning program? And learning outcomes have also improved.

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3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning

TalentLMS

One of the biggest benefits of e-learning is the flexibility it offers, learners anywhere around the world can all become a part of the same course and learning community. With all of this flexibility and the ability to cater to each learner’s preferred learning style, most e-learning course strategies are divided into what is known as synchronous and asynchronous learning categories. What is Synchronous Learning?

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

That helps me remember what I attended and what I learned, and it lets me share that knowledge with others. In a recent discussion about how I have learned about instructional design without getting a master’s degree, someone asked me what courses and webinars I’ve attended. Storytelling and Scenario-Based Learning. Tips for Storytelling in Learning. Engaging Students with Scenario Based Learning in Online Environments. Synchronous Learning.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

E-Learning Acupuncture

skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Thursday, December 20, 2007 Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference I live in Canada and these days everywhere I look, I see snow. The Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Conference is hosted by Kapiolani Community College, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 31, 2020

Mike Taylor

“The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old.” — Rosalyn Yalow. Microsoft’s Announcement Changes the Future of Learning — Here’s What You Need to Know. Microsoft has announced a “new learning app for MS Teams”.

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 blog

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Get Acquaint with the Types of E-learning Best Suited for K-12 Content Development Needs

Dynamic Pixel

In this tech-savvy era, E-learning is gaining huge popularity among students as well as teachers. Known as internet-based learning or distance learning, e-learning employs electronic medium to impart education to the students anytime and anywhere.

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.

Contacting Policy Makers -- Will it Make a Difference?

eLearning Evangelist

I've been having a discussion with some colleagues about what it will take to get some changes in both the way we prepare folks to run our k-12 schools and how we get them to understand more about online learning. We've seen, over the past year and a half, that educational leaders in general, don't have a good idea of what high-quality online learning looks like, or what it takes to make it happen. But, emergency remote learning was not and will not be the same as virtual schooling.

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.

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.

Top 10 Virtual Learning Environments

Ed App

Virtual learning environments and other online learning platforms have become an increasingly essential part of today’s education and training landscapes, especially due to the recent pandemic. Nowadays, virtual learning environments come with varying capabilities.

10 Learning Engagement Platforms

Ed App

Here are 10 learning engagement platforms you can look into: Learning Engagement Platform #1 – EdApp. EdApp is a learning management system (LMS) that specializes in learning engagement, with their microlearning and gamification approach in training.

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.

Announcing Adobe eLearning eSeminars for July, August,

Adobe Captivate

They are always fun and its a good chance to meet members of the community - get those pesky questions asked, and learn about some new things that may interest you. This one hour session hosted by Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, is intended for Trainers, eLearning Professionals and members of the Academic community who want to learn how to migrate their legacy slide decks to more engaging interactive online content.

The Mobile Learning Approach: What is it and What are the Benefits?

learnWorlds

The rise of smartphones and handheld devices has ushered in a lot of useful and revolutionary applications and features, and one trend that has sprung from the rise of handheld tech has been mobile learning. Mobile learning is the new norm. What is mobile learning?

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. Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Where do we start?

2020 and the impact on education

KnowledgeOne

While the closures were justified, especially when enacted promptly, and were meant to slow the spread of COVID-19 through preventive measures such as social-distancing and self-isolation, the overall impact on education was nevertheless significant.

15 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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The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

D, the pioneer behind several educational technology adoption frameworks, declared how trainers and educators in general “ have too little help in addressing the issue at the heart of our educational problems: how to identify and provide what it takes to learn ”. As an eLearning professional, with access to a plethora of educational technology tools and learning management systems , and years of development experience, you need to push your creativity up another notch.

How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?

eFront

Several professionals in the Learning industry want to convert their f2f courses into an eLearning format. They believe that by simply moving their content such as PowerPoint presentations, videos, audios, and documents to a Learning Management System that they have converted their face to face courses to an eLearning format. Asynchronous Learning : Learning in which interaction between instructors and students occurs intermittently with a time delay. Joan T.

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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The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

D, the pioneer behind several educational technology adoption frameworks, declared how trainers and educators in general “ have too little help in addressing the issue at the heart of our educational problems: how to identify and provide what it takes to learn ”. As an eLearning professional, with access to a plethora of educational technology tools and learning management systems , and years of development experience, you need to push your creativity up another notch.

10 Virtual classroom software

Ed App

We know that the learning processes, whether at school or in the corporate environment, greatly benefit from taking place physically. It also gives the benefit of real-time discussions with depth, brainstorming, and challenging ideas to better enhance the learning experience.

Microlearning, Engagement, Gamification, and the Elearning Success Summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse

LifterLMS

Then they asked their community in late 2020 what they’d like to see in the next summit, and they had an overwhelming response for a summit focused on learning. Stephen’s audience is really growing with K-12 audiences tapping more into what possibilities there are with online learning.

Let the eSeminars Roll on: Announcing September Captivate 5 / eLearning eSeminars

Adobe Captivate

They are always fun and its a good chance to meet members of the community - get those pesky questions asked, and learn about some new things that may interest you. This one hour session hosted by Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, is intended for Trainers, eLearning Professionals and members of the Academic community who want to learn how to migrate their legacy slide decks to more engaging interactive online content.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im guessing youre designing online distance learning courses. Christy.would you categorize the courses you develop as "distance learning"? not totally comfortable with the term "distance learning" because it really focuses on the geography. If "distance learning" means instructor-led online courses to you though, then yes, thats what Im doing.

How to use ActiveCampaign with Your Online Course or Training Based Membership Website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business

LifterLMS

Learn how to use ActiveCampaign with your online course or training based membership website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. I was a teacher of mathematics and then went into e-learning and taught choir for a while.

Blended Learning: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

The current global pandemic has school systems and educators across the globe seeking new ways to deliver high-quality learning experiences to their students. What does this say about how the learning experience is changing for students across the globe? What is blended learning?

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. Community members should be able to perform one or more of the five roles described in the table that follows. Can You Learn from a Recording? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? Budgeting for Learning 2.0:

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Not in trying to get a position, but in trying to find a place to get a certificate or diploma in ID or Elearning or Distance Education or whatever you want to call it. I really see this type of learning deployment as an add on to other pieces of learning design. They have two certificates: instructional technology and "advanced distance education."

10 Virtual learning platforms

Ed App

What Are Virtual Learning Platforms? The sudden change from classroom learning to distance learning has created a unique opportunity in which alternative learning platforms have sprung up. These learning platforms are alike in that they are all done online.

Paradigm war

Clive on Learning

Five years on and we're no nearer to obtaining a common understanding of the term e-learning. It seems that e-learning specialists are like economists - put any two in a room and you will generate at least three competing theories. In my view we have three paradigms at play in e-learning, each engaged in at least a border dispute with the other, if not outright war. Paradigm three makes the immediacy of the classroom available to learners at a distance.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Most learning professionals view social media as valuable to learners, and usage is growing.