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. What do you like about distance learning?

Tools of Engagement Slides from Texas Distance Learning Session

Kapp Notes

Here are some slides and information covered in my presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association conference. Learn “How to Write a Syllabus” with this course. Learn to Write a Syllabus by Karl Kapp. Gamification of Learning by Karl Kapp.

Boost Your Career with Distance Learning

LearnDash

As you start to think about what you want to accomplish in your career, why not consider incorporating distance learning in some capacity? If going back to school seems daunting then distance learning is the perfect option for you. distance learning

Designing distance learning courses

Rob Hubbard

Firstly I should clarify what I mean by a ‘distance learning course’. A distance learning course is something that: Is undertaken remotely. I’m not talking about elearning tutorials or online webinars, though these may form a part of a distance learning course.

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. TL: What are the hallmarks of a highly engaging online learning program?

Back to the eighties: Old school distance learning

Challenge to Learn

I thought that I should make an effort to and try to learn their language. Therefore I have enrolled myself in a distance course Russian. Not the most cost-effective and modern way. I’m completely back in the eighties and I realize that there is still a lot to gain in the world of distance learning. Distance learning e-Learning NHAOur development team is based in the Ukraine and they all speak Russian (and English).

10 Ways to Encourage Participation in Distance Learning (DL)

Rob Hubbard

Technology now affords so many more options to learn new skills without being physically present, but how can we ensure that participants are kept engaged and motivated when they’re not sat in front of us? The fact that an external body has validated the learning can be very reassuring.

Five Tips for Effective Distance Learning

CLO Magazine

Distance learning programs are being adopted by a growing number of businesses. Here’s how to make them effective. For many businesses, this means a greater investment in on-demand learning programs. There are several benefits to so-called distance learning. With on-demand learning, companies can save big money on travel costs for in-person training, as well as on the software needed to conduct live training sessions over the Web.

Distance Learning Tips for The Remote Worker

Mindflash

It is difficult enough to motivate workers who are physically present, but how does one keep a remote worker engaged in learning who is somewhere in Cyberland, another time zone, or even another country? Another challenge for remote learners is feeling connected, and the best way to create connection for remote learners and workers is to provide opportunities for social 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.

Converting Instructor-Led Training to E-learning or Distance Learning: Keys to success

Bottom-Line Performance

We receive frequent requests to convert ILT courses to e-learning or distance learning. An engaging, effective e-learning course comes out on the other side. One way that I help the team through this grieving process is with the e-learning course design document.

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Social networks for distance learning. How does it fit with distance learning. Evaluation for Learning. Students use tools for casual activities, not learning. have learning goals. One tool to use: Effective use of VLEs Infokit from JISC.

TCC08: Making Distance Learning Courses Accessible

Experiencing eLearning

Making Distance Learning Courses Accessible to Students with Disabilities. Kavita Rao, Educational Technology Specialist, Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu HI. Albert: Learning disability–difficulty reading large blocks of text, overwhelmed by too much info. Address diverse learning styles–multimodal materials. Technorati Tags: tcc08 , tcc2008 , accessibility , online+learning , universal+design

Prototyping, Distance Learning, Habits, & Mentoring

Big Dog, Little Dog

A prototype's fidelity has the most influence over its effectiveness. How-To: Engage the Managers of Distance Learning - Training Magazine. While there are several ways to address this issue, one of the most effective is through your Learning Management System (LMS).

Role of Video Conferencing in Education

LearnDash

If the videos are delivered properly , the use of video to supplement content is an effective tool. It should come as no surprise then that the use of live-streaming video is gaining popularity within online learning settings in education. distance learning online learning

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ELearning is Re-Shaping Higher Ed

LearnDash

The cost effective approach to virtual learning environments just makes sense. The important thing to remember though is that online learning does not mean that the entire course content is located online. distance learning elearning online learning

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Success Tips for Virtual-Led Training

LearnDash

When faced with this scenario there is a third alternative that costs less than live training but can be more effective than elearning (depending on the execution). distance learning

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Learning today happens everywhere, not just in the classroom. To effectively convey your badges’ value, position issuer and requirements information up front. Is Your Organization Ready?

The moot point of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Fair call, but I think there’s more going on beneath the surface, and the post attracted some excellent comments to that effect. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently indeed. The proponents of informal learning don’t care. Nor do the proponents of constructivist learning. Nor, dare I suggest, do the proponents of social, mobile and blended learning.

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

LearnDash

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. Rarely is one method the most effective.

Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process

Web Courseworks

At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. Are you having a hard time to focus during the lectures and comprehend the learning material you’ll be tested on? This is one of the most resourceful websites when it comes to learning and studying guides.

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Personality and e-Learning: Can Just Anyone Learn Effectively?

Challacon

Having worked in the e-Learning field for over 15 years, I have heard dozens of students tell me “I’m just not a computer person” or “I learn best when I am in a classroom”. Dr. Casteel’s (2016) dissertation describes research into personality and transactional distance.

New Partnership for eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Torrance will walk us through how xAPI will change learning and performance strategies as well as challenges instructional designers may face with the implementation of xAPI. This will make instructional design more efficient and allow eLearning to become more effective.

Change the title, change the work?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Have I had it wrong all these years … is not been about me being a Learning Technologist (LT), I’ve actually been an Instructional Designer (ID) instead? Bear with me here … This reflection is the 18th entry in my ‘what is a learning technologist’ series.

Is e-learning effective?

Clive on Learning

After ' Why is e-learning so unpopular? ’ and ' Will e-learning put me out of a job? ', my focus today is on another question that I am frequently asked by l&d people: ‘Is e-learning effective?’ E-learning is just a medium E-learning is a medium for learning, just like face-to-face communication, print, the telephone and countless other technologies. It is the method that matters when it comes to effectiveness, not the medium.

Trainers: Is Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule a Hoax?

Bottom-Line Performance

In the age of “awareness level training” and “click next to continue” courses designed to check a box or meet regulatory requirements, we risk missing out on opportunities to really let learning happen. We seem to forget that awareness is just the beginning of the learning process.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking.

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Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

It is critical that we remember the foundation on which we base our assumptions in learning and development. In addition, several topics immediately come to mind: learning analytics, performance, transfer of learning, the four levels, ROI, and others.

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What Is eLearning? The Good, Bad, and The Ugly

Association eLearning

You might also notice eLearning being referred to as online learning, web-based learning, or distance learning. Not surprisingly, research has shown that there are distinct advantages to this style of learning. We don’t forget what we learn through failure.

Make it Social: How We Use Twitter as a Learning Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

Best of all, it’s cost-effective and easy to implement. distance learning Mobile Learning Social Learning Social Media UncategorizedChances are, someone has told you how you should or should not be using Twitter recently. Did you know that Twitter chats are a fantastic way to share informal knowledge and spark conversation within your field or even inside your organization?

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.

The moot point of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Fair call, but I think there’s more going on beneath the surface, and the post attracted some excellent comments to that effect. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently indeed. The proponents of informal learning don’t care. Nor do the proponents of constructivist learning. Nor, dare I suggest, do the proponents of social, mobile and blended 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 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.

Why E-Learning is So Effective

Rapid eLearning

E-learning is hot. E-learning Supports the Organization’s Goals. Producing learning content is time consuming whether it’s online or not. E-learning Supports the Learner’s Development. Let’s face it, real learning requires some failure. Personalized 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.

Convert Effective Instructor-led Training to Captivating eLearning by Nick Washburn

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning and behavior scientists at the University of Southern California are finding new ways to digitize effective live. training, keeping it captivating when blended into distance learning. Emerging Topics Games & Learning Learning Systems Training StrategiesA case study of one of their programs, undertaken for. the US Army, is summarized in this article.

Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 That knowledge has to be replaced and distributed to personnel in different geographic locations, which is where distance learning becomes a necessity.&#

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