Ghana's Educational Institutions Operating Distance Learning Programs

Dan Keckan

National emergencies, like the COVID-19 and others yet to come, are indicators to alert us for proper planning and implementation of a robust distance learning program across the country. Asynchronous Learning Higher Education Mobile Application Mobile Learning

Moving from distance learning to learning distanced: Building human capabilities in times of disruption and social distancing

CLO Magazine

The critical need for social distancing forced organizations to adopt newer technologies and use old modalities in new ways. With classroom delivery not being an available option, many organizations scrambled to provide learning to either partially remote or entirely remote workforces.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Going Digital: How to Move from Instructor-Led Courses to Online Distance Learning

eThink Education

Times are changing and digital learning and remote work is becoming increasingly more common as organizations and institutions shift their policies to accommodate the convenience, wellbeing, and safety of their learners and teams. How to Move to Online Distance Learning.

Cool new tool for distance learning: polling via Twitter or web

Bottom-Line Performance

As I was reading Mashable , the blog that identifies anything and everything connected to social media, I came across a cool polling tool that has some huge applications for either distance learning or even conference-style presentations and meetings. Here’s the video demo: Anyone who has taught a distance learning class or session knows that audience participation is key to the success of the session.

Poll 139

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. I’m excited to see what new tech trends might emerge from this process and rise to the top of the industry.

The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

In a formal sense, distance learning has been a familiar concept since at least 1837, when Sir Isaac Pitman began teaching his shorthand system using typed instruction cards mailed through the universal Penny Postal service to his students across England. Some would say formal distance education was established much earlier in the Americas. Earlier still, were the cave paintings of early man a primitive form of distance education?

5 Ways VR Gives Students New Ways To Learn

Dan Keckan

Education is one of the newer fields that it is being branched into, and there are a lot of different ways that Virtual Reality can enhance a student’s learning experience. Emerging Technologies Distance Learning Learning Technologies Virtual Classroom Virtual Reality

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. Three decades ago, learning in the workplace was predominantly face-to-face. Just as now, even then most of this learning wasn’t formal. It’s a natural way of learning that largely happens often in spite of the L&D organization.

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. Three decades ago, learning in the workplace was predominantly face-to-face. Just as now, even then most of this learning wasn’t formal. It’s a natural way of learning that largely happens often in spite of the L&D organization.

How Will Covid-19 Affect the Future of Online Education?

LearnDash

The emergence of the novel coronavirus has initiated an abrupt shift around the globe toward online education. Learners and educators alike are learning their way around the new online course space, while organizations are growing infrastructure that will outlast the current crisis.

3 Ways To Improve Your Remote Teaching

Dan Keckan

Did you have to switch to emergency remote teaching recently? eLearning Best Practices Distance Learning Online Learning Virtual ClassroomWere you and your students bored with the "turning on the camera, then let's start" approach?

Teach 97

4 Ways to Make Synchronous eLearning Dazzling

Bottom-Line Performance

Synchronous eLearning (Distance Learning) was a hot topic at 2011′s DevLearn conference. Today, I want to talk about how to actually design synchronous e-learning courses. There are many elements of course design that need to be taken into consideration for synchronous e-learning. Are facilitators willing to take the additional time needed to practice and prepare for a synchronous e-learning course?

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Conversely, some of the smaller, younger institutions will emerge from the shadows as the world sees how good they really are. It’s how the teacher uses that content to support learning that will make the difference. While MOOCs typically comprise video clips and perhaps a quiz, they will inevitably include more instructional devices to assist distance learning (and remain competitive). An xcMOOC hybrid will emerge as the third variant.

Roles 219

Brandon’s App of the Week – Art Authority for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

Whether it is an app to make you more productive, teach you something, or simply entertain you, we hope that you’ll enjoy learning about them! the arts have a crucial impact on our economy and are an important catalyst for learning, discovery, and achievement in our country.”. Apps distance learning eLearning development tools emerging trends and technologies Learning Research Uncategorized

iPad 134

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. This is an excellent opportunity to share ideas, absorb information from industry experts, and explore emerging best practices. The post Explore eLearning at the Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning appeared first on Web Courseworks.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

Each week, we extend an open call for users to submit articles on emerging trends, gadgets, or tech and we curate three of our favorites to include in our discussion. distance learning Mobile Learning Social Learning Social Media UncategorizedChances are, someone has told you how you should or should not be using Twitter recently.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Conversely, some of the smaller, younger institutions will emerge from the shadows as the world sees how good they really are. It’s how the teacher uses that content to support learning that will make the difference. While MOOCs typically comprise video clips and perhaps a quiz, they will inevitably include more instructional devices to assist distance learning (and remain competitive). An xcMOOC hybrid will emerge as the third variant.

Roles 145

The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Upside Learning - Mobile

With the rapid development of mobile technologies, a new style of learning, termed as mobile learning, has exploded everywhere in the world. This is now considered as an essential learning style in the future. The transition to m-learning is inevitable; m-learning with its all forms can promote the learning process in a way that encourages a pedagogic shift from a teacher-centric model to a learner-centric approach.

When CEs Aren’t Enough: How to Engage and Empower Learners

Association eLearning

My husband works in the emergency medical and public safety field and is required to complete X number of continuing education (CE) hours per year to keep his certifications. Activities and classes are often selected based on ease and convenience to complete, not because they sound interesting or appeal to his learning style. They were learning by doing.

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. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. The emergent ones are those that are likely to have the greatest impact on Human Performance Improvement and Personal Knowledge Management.

Mobile 144

Creating a good elearning or ILT course: Getting SMEs to think about outcomes

Bottom-Line Performance

Step 2: Define the learning objectives. Now - we don’t tell SMEs that we’re “defining learning objectives,&# but it’s what we do. Topic themes will emerge and natural hierarchies will form. Step 5: Identify appropriate learning activities. In other words, we use the SME to craft the structure of the learning activity and to help us populate it. So…anyone can create a course, right?

ILT 149

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

Web Courseworks

How did the idea for such a publishing effort emerge? It is critical that we remember the foundation on which we base our assumptions in learning and development. However , even more important, if your audience is in the T&D arena I hope they would also be interested in topics such as “The Value of Experiential Learning” by Bob Lucas and Kris Zilliox or “The Importance of Measuring Results and Impact” by Rob Brinkerhoff. Does the 70-20-10 learning principle really exist?

ASTD 135

P.S. - Another eLearning Rule

Bottom-Line Performance

After I posted my blog post about eLearning/Distance learning rules last week, I came across this video, which made me think of another one I’d add: Avoid only talking, not listening. The danger of some of our web 2.0/social learning platforms is that we have become so enamoured with the sound of our own voices, we’re not actually listening and learning from others! Tags: emerging trends and technologies elearning rules twitter

The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

Web conferencing was starting to become popular around the same time, and while these days Skype and FaceTime are de rigueur , back then webcamming introduced a sorely needed human element to distance learning. While the webcam presented the human face, the learning experience remained undeniably isolated. Its animations reproduced not only the full human form, but also the learning environment: chairs, tables, stage, etc.

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.

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.

The mythologies of eLearning

Moodle Journal

Well start of the new year here and time to commence some new work on e-Learning, a term that I must confess I am looking forward in many ways to replacing or at least redefining. Without wishing to invoke any comments about my deeper understanding of the term, really its 'learning culture' that is very much at issue here, or for that matter what is very often the lack of it.

Soft Content becomes partner of easygenerator for West Africa

easygenerator

He says: "I was for five years in charge of developing instructional materials for an open and distance learning tertiary institution in Africa. Then, recently we discovered Easygenerator had an ease and flexibility quite suitable for subject matter experts new to developing content for e-learning projects and who did not require to have IT skills. Africa is a very interesting and emerging market for elearning solutions.

eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. Vanguard of Valor also contains a compendium of lessons learned from past military engagements. In October 2000, Military Technical Report 1107 entitled “Applying Collaborative and e-Learning Tools to Military Distance Learning: A Research Framework by Curtis J. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. Our Belief.

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.

How can energy industry e-learning be useful for generating electricity from wind turbines?

Creativ Technologies

Distance learning has become an inseparable part of the modern-day world today because technology has mandated it apart from hectic lifestyles. People’s schedules can’t be matched due to paucity of time and hence to solve all this conundrum, distance learning emerged.

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”.

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. What is the current landscape of learning analytics?

Online Classes vs Traditional Classes – Find the Best for You

learnWorlds

Since the emergence of online learning, there has been a discussion on whether online classes are better than traditional classes. In the case of distance learning, it may be most appropriate at colleges and universities. What is Online Learning?

E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2017

E-Learning Provocateur

Sydney is evidently the place to be for e-learning pro’s who are keen to develop their knowledge and skills this year. Having said that, there are opportunities elsewhere, and more will emerge as time marches on. International Conference on E-Learning and Distance Learning. International Conference on Education and E-Learning. Learning Cafe UnConference. Future of Learning Conference. National Blended Learning Conference.

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere. There are varied kinds of videos that are used for mobile learning, including professionally developed videos , interactive videos with knowledge checks, and other social elements.

Upskilling and Reskilling Your Workforce in 2021

Gnowbe

For example, legacy marketing techniques for brick-and-mortar stores will be less effective while social distancing restrictions are in place. It’s also a good idea to create an employee skills inventory and match what you have versus emerging business trends. Wish to learn more?

E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2019

E-Learning Provocateur

Guess what… it’s less than a year to the iconic “2020” I wonder what will emerge in the lead-up to this futuristic milestone for so many talkfests gone by. C’mon Aussies, let’s lead by example… International Conference on E-Learning and Distance Learning. Learning Disruption. Learning Disruption. International Conference on e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies. Online & e-Learning Summit.

What are the Biggest Challenges Facing Online Education Today?

Hurix Digital

In these times of need, online learning tools emerged as a boon. In a recent survey , 60% of the students who have recently shifted into an online – learning system thought of the experience as boring and struggled with motivating themselves to pay attention in class.

Serendipity

Learning with 'e's

I was approached by the editor of the journal after my presentation in London at the Learning Technologies annual conference. The first was when I was working as a manager in the National Health Service and heard about a new university project that placed new and emerging technologies into the hands of local communities. It was 1996, and a period of great technological transformation, and the project aimed to set up distance learning centres in hard-to-reach rural areas.