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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Train your Team with Synchronous and Asynchronous eLearning

PSB

The major benefit of eLearning is that one can learn from any part of the world about anything. Elearning has grown in popularity and accessibility, attracting students with its schedule-friendly format options. Synchronous eLearning can also be called as real-time learning.

Overused And Unloved: Why We Hate Web Meetings And How We Can Make Them Better

Dan Keckan

But here's what I have learned to do better. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Web Conferencing Software Distance Learning eLearning Webinars Synchronous Learning Activities Web Conferencing Tools

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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?

Key principles to consider when designing eLearning courses

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

In the rapidly evolving field of online education, there is a massive influx of teachers who, trying to fi in the shoes of instructional designers (ID), are trying to implement distance learning for their students. Key issues when designing e-learning programs. Social learning.

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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10 Visual Learning Software

Ed App

Nowadays, the use of technology in supplementing training and education is widely used to engage users in their learning process, making training effective. Visual Learning Software #1 – EdApp. EdApp is an award-winning visual learning software perfect for training your teams.

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.

12 BRILLIANT LMS INTEGRATIONS FOR A ROCKING ELEARNING EXPERIENCE

Paradiso

With the rapid expansion of technology in our lives and the subsequent specializations of solutions being offered in the eLearning field in recent times, an LMS can no longer be perceived as a standalone system in the elearning domain, but rather is an integral part of a vast digital business ecosystem. Let’s take a glance at the 12 most beneficial LMS integrations to give your eLearning a boost.

eLearning Defined

Tony Karrer

eLearning / E-Learning - Broad definition of the field of using technology to deliver learning and training programs. Typically used to describe media such as CD-ROM, Internet, Intranet, wireless and mobile learning. Some include Knowledge Management as a form of e-learning. eLearning / e-Learning - Any learning that utilizes a network (LAN, WAN or Internet) for delivery, interaction, or facilitation. That can be part of learning.

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The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

Often, eLearning professionals believe that they have been working on the latest educational technology. In short, they feel they are ready to serve the learners through their eLearning programs. The truth is that, as an eLearning professional, you may be missing out on research that demonstrates a gap between the growing research base for eLearning and the policy-making for educational and training institutions – the theory and practice gap.

The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

Often, eLearning professionals believe that they have been working on the latest educational technology. In short, they feel they are ready to serve the learners through their eLearning programs. The truth is that, as an eLearning professional, you may be missing out on research that demonstrates a gap between the growing research base for eLearning and the policy-making for educational and training institutions – the theory and practice gap.

Captivate 5 for University Educators

Adobe Captivate

This week’s eSeminar was chock full of solutions as we discussed ‘how to’ start developing eLearning based on the kind of face to face classroom content educators already have prepared for the courses they teach. The session examines the growing phenomena of online courses and online supplemental eLearning modules for courses that remain face to face or are becoming blended online and offline instruction. using the tools from Acrobat.com.

How to be prepared for online teaching and how to overcome potential difficulties

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

This article will focus on how technical and pedagogical difficulties can be beaten, as management difficulties can be largely solved through the inclusion of students into an LMS (Learning Management System). Synchronous & Asynchronous learning. Synchronous learning.

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

eFront

Cook raised an interesting question at the Instructional Design and eLearning Professionals' Group " How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?" Several professionals in the Learning industry want to convert their f2f courses into an eLearning format. In this post I will present you the TOP 5 tips to Convert your Traditional Course into an eLearning format. Joan T.

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

LifterLMS

In this LMScast we dive into microlearning, engagement, gamification, and the eLearning success summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse. Stephen and his team at Elearning Success Summit had their first summit in April of 2020, and they had about 6,000 people show up. This is learning.

How is E-learning Transforming the Entire Education Sector?

ProProfs

That was the time when rote learning played an important role in the entire education system. . At that time, learning involved in-person instructions, home assignments, exams, use of specific course materials, and classic pedagogy. What Exactly is E-learning?

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. Anatomy of a PLE - Learning with e’s , July 11, 2010.

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.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

The topic was roughly (surprise) New Technology for eLearning. 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.

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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.

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? Communication tools.

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. The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings. Can You Learn from a Recording? tools into their practices.

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.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

This is one of those blended learning solutions, I previously noted. The reason I say education/academia more so – is that it is geared towards synchronous based learning, which is used more than 95% in education/academia space. Think the old way of distance learning – with everyone shoved in one room, and the instructor somewhere else. Assessment tool vendors – Questionmark was there, can’t recall anyone else. E-Learning 24/7.

Flip your classroom: The benefits & challenges of the flipped classroom approach in enterprise learning

eFront

Turning corporate learning on its ears. Flipped classroom learning isn’t all that new. Then, there are also components of the model where other flipped classroom activities, like group interactions, collaborative projects, and instructor-led lectures, which happen in synchronous settings – a conference room, a convention center or a corporate training facility. 3) Learning at their own pace.

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.

Saudi Arabia, E-Learning and What’s Next (the industry)

eLearning 24-7

The conference – 4th international e-learning and distance learning . They were folks who were using either e-learning ( 100% online learning classes) and/or a mixture of e-learning (online) and face to face with some component of online learning. A great chap who provided a new perspective of PLE (private learning environments) for students, which in simplest terms, is the idea that each student would become their own LMS. I admit it.

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. Cue in online tools and resources!

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 Best Learning Software in 2020

Ed App

To make distance learning part of their knowledge management process, companies need to form, administer, and maintain appropriate infrastructure. Gephi is an open-source graph and network analysis tool. All these features make Gephi a flexible and user-friendly software tool.

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? Communication tools.

Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

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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Can Higher Education Afford Innovation?

The Learning Circuits

I was all set to mount a rousing defense of Google+ as a social media tool worth greater interest from learning folks of all kinds. I read: Learning platform experimentation will "require ongoing investments through time," and obsolescence is a constant danger. I read: While online courses may result in more effective learning experiences for students, they may not result in greater productivity for professors.

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?

Get Personal: Instructor-Led Training With eFrontPro

eFront

Contrary to popular belief, eLearning is not an enemy to traditional, in-person training. eFrontPro, for example, treats in-person training as a first class option alongside online courses — allowing Instructors to create, manage, and monitor instructor-led training courses from the same intuitive interface with which they manage their “conventional” eLearning sessions. or even run it alongside your commercial eLearning offerings.

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. I primarily design self-paced eLearning programs. 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. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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. All the presenters and attendees stay in their current locations yet everyone joins together in synchronous and asynchronous activities for three days (April 15-17, 2008). How do I learn to teach online? Chemistry Labs at a Distance: the Kitchen takes Ce.