6 Reasons Why We Love Distance Learning

LearnDash

Distance learning has been on the rise over the years, and it really comes as no surprise given the benefits. Everything from a formal distance learning program offered by a local university to online course offerings from industry experts. While the experience can vary in terms of delivery and effectiveness, the truth is that I much rather prefer a virtual learning setting compared to the traditional classroom. Why Distance Learning Resonates with Learners.

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Liveblogged from the TCC online conference. Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. Evaluating social networks.

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USDLA – Advocating the Growth of Distance Learning

Web Courseworks

This week I wanted to take a look at the United States Distance Learning Association and their upcoming 5th Annual Conference that is scheduled for May 1st-4th in St. In a time of mobile technology, social networking, and a world that beckons us to embark on a lifelong journey of learning, distance learning is what bridges the gap between all of these concepts and helps facilitate the evolution of learning.

EDUCAUSE 2014: Engaging with Video – How We Flip, Blend, and Provide Distance Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

EDUCAUSE is an annual conference where higher education, tech-savvy professionals can meet to network and learn from each other to help boost education success. Presentation : Engaging with Video – How We Flip, Blend, and Provide Distance Learning.

Explore eLearning at the Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

Web Courseworks

The summer is always a busy season for industry conferences and eLearning networking opportunities, and one event near and dear to my heart is the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning held in Madison, Wisconsin. The 2014 conference is set for August 12th-14th at the Monona Terrace. If you’d like to explore the event a bit more, a PDF of the Conference Program is available here and registration information is available here.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2020

Limestone Learning

For many L&D/T&D professionals, a conference is an opportunity to delve into a community of practice where you can see how other professionals are incorporating new innovations and tools into their work. Drop us a line and tell us where you’re going and what you learn!

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] March 20-21, 2012 Enterprise Learning !

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2019

Limestone Learning

For many L&D professionals, a conference provides the opportunity to do a deep dive into best practices, innovations and cutting-edge tools. With that in mind, here’s a roundup of upcoming conferences on tap for 2019. It’s time to embrace the new learning landscape.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 1-3, 2010 European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS), 8 th , Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

What Digital eLearning Trends will Emerge at the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase 2014?

Web Courseworks

If you are an eLearning manager seeking a great opportunity to network with industry professionals, discuss the latest eLearning trends and best practices, and learn new approaches and techniques from experts, I strongly encourage you to make plans to attend the 2014 Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase. eLearning Strategy: A Framework for Success | Jennifer De Vries, CPT, President, BlueStreak Learning.

Healthcare Associations to Meet

Web Courseworks

Learn, Network and Connect in Chicago this November Though I have had the pleasure of attending many conferences held by ASAE, my first visit to the Healthcare Associations Conference will take place this coming November. This event attracts around 200 attendees and provides the opportunity to hear from numerous guest speakers, including the two keynote speakers Mark [.].

Learning & Development Conferences for 2018

Limestone Learning

The new year is nigh—a great time to assess our learning and see where we can make progress. At Limestone Learning we believe that keeping up with the latest training developments is the best way to do our job—helping our clients educate their employees. Conferences

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, check the specific conference website. No liability is assumed for any errors that may have been introduced inadvertently during the assembly of this selected conference list. link] conferences_events/presidents/ 2009.asp. No conference will be held in 2009.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.

Why Attend Conferences? UW Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning’s 25th Anniversary

Web Courseworks

No doubt the anticipated 20% - 40% decline in face-to-face workshop education is causing alarm in the conference marketplace. However, I believe that eLearning managers should attend at least one industry conference a year. The choices of eLearning and distance learning conferences are plentiful— see the list below of the ones I keep on my own radar screen. Think it includes social networking? OTHER CONFERENCES: ASTD-TK. TRAINING CONFERENCE.

Continuing Education Credits for Teachers (And Why They’re Good)

LearnDash

Taking extra courses are a great way to further network and hone valuable skills. If a teacher learns a new skill (for example, how to flip a classroom ), then they will ultimately be impacted directly from these new skills. Learning & Leveraging Today’s Technology.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

When I signed up for Spaces for Interaction: An Online Conversation about Improving the Traditional Conference , I didn’t appreciate how timely the topic would become. I’ve learned a whale of a lot from these events over the last twenty years. of the network era.

Back to Basics – What is eLearning?

Rob Hubbard

This was one of my friends, a nurse, on Facebook last week, venting her anger against learning technologies. It does, however, have some important advantages in that it can deliver learning at the learners own pace and allows them to learn on-demand in small chunks.

ReD is Dead

Rob Hubbard

It included eccentric characters (a hell-raising brain in a jar and a thespian pirate, amongst others), 3D games in tombs and deserts, collaborative mindmaps, videos, rapid elearning, interactive webinars and more, all accessed from a social network.

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Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

One of the enduring challenges in the learning and development world is how to disseminate training classes to the largest audience in the least amount of time. Conquering Distance Education: Top 4 Ways to Train Staff Across the Miles. Happily, there are other ways to conquer distance.

My 1-liners from ElNet 2011

E-Learning Provocateur

Last week I attended ElNet’s Workplace E-learning Congress in Sydney. Aside: Tom’s insight reminds me of one of my earliest blog posts, Text ain’t half bad , and aligns with thoughts I’m having currently about mobile learning.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

One of the enduring challenges in the learning and development world is disseminating training classes to the largest audience in the least amount of time. Conquering Distance Education: Top 4 Ways to Train Staff Across the Miles. Happily, there are other ways to conquer distance.

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.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. That helps me remember what I attended and what I learned, and it lets me share that knowledge with others. Storytelling and Scenario-Based Learning. 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. Ive heard some good things about this very unique conference. Its a completely virtual conference.

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 ). Learning from cyberspace.

Future directions

Learning with e's

The first EDEN ( European Distance and E-learning Network ) Fellows day was a thought provoking and absorbing event. The alternative, said Sir John, was to implement a worldwide policy where distance and open learning can be delivered to the unschooled.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Remember I taught class several times a week to live audiences, and this was a topic that I presented all the time at professional conferences. 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.

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Wild west show

Learning with e's

I learn a lot from taking part in international projects, and I am currently involved in several which are occupying my mind. By far the largest project I was involved in though, was a $90 million Star Schools Project in South Dakota - the Digital Dakota Network - in 2001-2003.

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. On these days, they may not be available to take calls, attend video conferences, or simply perform a task.

PD in your PJs with #EDENchat

Learning with e's

When I was elected as chair of the Network of Academics and Professionals ( NAP) in 2014, I wondered what I might do to make my mark. In previous series, we have covered subjects ranging from personal learning environments, open education, the future of distance learning, and mobile learning.

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Online Learning – The Chronicle of Higher Education. An inside look at the latest phenomenon in online learning. Participant support on massive open online courses | Kop | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. Learning Community MOOCs

Physical, Face-to-Face, In Person Book Tour

Kapp Notes

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning is taking me all over the world.literally. Then, it is off to Training Tech Solutions Conference and Exposition on October 15-17 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Here are some physical, face-to-face book tour stops (old fashion, I know, I know).

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

We know that education programs provide one successful way to increase member engagement , whether through the annual conference, webinars, or online education and certification programs. So, how do online communities enhance learning?