10 Distance Learning Tools

Ed App

Distance learning serves as the best training solution for training managers who need to reach and train remote teams across different locations and time zones. These tools will also equally ensure that the learning materials are easily accessible and interactive for your learners.

10 Distance Learning Tools

Ed App

Distance learning serves as the best training solution for training managers who need to reach and train remote teams across different locations and time zones. These tools will also equally ensure that the learning materials are easily accessible and interactive for your learners.

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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

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. Sometimes subject matter experts (SMEs) think that we’ll be able to translate their slides “as is” to an e-learning course. One way that I help the team through this grieving process is with the e-learning course design document. Click the image below to test out the activity for yourself.

What is Distance Learning? Definition, Examples and Types To Expect In 2021

Academy of Mine

What is Distance Learning, and is it Different From eLearning?? Since COVID-19 has thrust many into the role of distanced learner or distant teacher, the term comes up more and more and can concrete some confusion. Types of Distance Learning.

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. How it will help learning outcomes. Jane Hart’s site for Top Tools for Learning as a place to find tools to use & get recommendations. Extra credit for posting videos & other learning materials. No change in learning outcomes.

In this rush to go online, let’s not ignore Accessibility

Magic EdTech

To help teachers impart learning seamlessly. Help students to absorb it and learn better. This could, very well, be our transition to the era of digital learning. There are students who have other physical, motor, & learning disabilities.

Conversations

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I was building an interest and understanding of my role (learning technologist), my work place, and the kind of ‘things’ I needed to understand. I would not have produced, managed, edited and published four books , nor would I have gained the peer-reviewed CMALT qualification, the invitation to be a trustee for the Learn Appeal charity , or the various accolades I’ve collected over the years. Conversations are powerful learning opportunities.

The University of tomorrow is …?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

A world in which most of our learning is more self-directed and practical is, in many ways, a return to an apprenticeship model that existed before industrialization.” Image source: Dave Herholz (CC BY-SA 2.0 ). eLearning Digital University Distance Learning Education Technology Educational Technology Learning Learning Technologist Learning Technology MOOC Online Course Technology University University 2.0

Learning or achievement?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Irrespective of the assessment criteria or type of assessment used at the end of a course, we champion the achievement and base ‘learning’ on the final grade. a pass grade equals success, not necessarily a quality learning experience. But which is more important … the learning and knowledge acquisition or the assessment grade? Most of us would say the former, the learning and being able to retain an apply the knowledge.

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Distraction

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

My last post was all about the ways in which familiarity can bring a sense of consistency to not only delivering online learning content, but also designing and developing it. This time I want to look at the way in which distraction can prevent the well designed and impeccably delivered learning materials. How do you work or learn in a distracted environment? We have to respect that and enable the learning to fit around their existing lives.

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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. All posts currently part of the What is a Learning Technologist series can be found here. ” “Undertake a range of activities to advocate for digital learning and its associated technologies.”

Instruction

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Following on from my two previous posts which cover my thought process about familiarity in learning design and how distractions can affect both our work and learn environments, I wanted to write about instruction. In the last few years I’ve seen major changes in how different learning platforms are used. Image source: clement127 (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 ).

Authenticity

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Is it the same with our learning? Authenticity and credibility in online learning Click To Tweet. There are so many options and ways to learn online, sometimes the number of courses on a similar subject exist. The cheapest one, or the one that has been developed and delivered by the best team possible, therefore giving you the best possible learning experience? Image source: Ara Pehlivanian (CC BY-NC 2.0 ).

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. Clive Shepherd in ‘The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual’ describes elearning as ‘ when we use computers and the networks to which these are linked, to in some way support the learning process’. 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 Simple Life

Bottom-Line Performance

Recently, I played at a wedding – you see my undergrad is in music - how I got to BLP and e-Learning is a long story and not at all related to this post, but I digress…so, I was involved in this wedding. So, what does this have to do with e-Learning? Well, I’ve been wondering about the “simple” the bride longed for, and what we, as e-Learning professionals, can learn from this simplicity and focus. Tags: distance learning objective simple elearning

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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. Some people use other terms for this type of training, such as online training or elearning (electronic learning). Image credit: Good Free Photos.

Familiarity

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Or do we mean the familiarity the learner needs in order to have a smooth and tangible learning experience, whether they sit down and structure their learning or dip in as and when they can? This is also a great resource for you or the rest of the team to open discussion around the how and why of particular approach to presenting a learning resource. The template is there to provide a consistent learning experience for the learner. Text and images.

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. Some people use other terms for this type of training, such as online training or elearning (learning via electronic media). Image credit: Good Free Photos.

10 Distance Training Software

Ed App

The use of distance learning software is now gaining popularity in this digital age, especially in the time of COVID-19. We’ve narrowed down 10 distance learning software that you can use to train your teams. Distance Learning Software #1 – EdApp.

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.

3 eLearning Authoring Tools That Deserve Your Consideration

ProProfs

Learn as if you were to live forever. The trend of eLearning is growing rapidly across the world, thanks to increasing internet penetration and rising demand for distance learning. In this sense, authoring tools add value to the online learning process. ProProfs is what you need if your objective is to create engaging courses for online learning. You can also integrate online surveys and quizzes as a part of the learning process. Learning & Training

How to create eLearning courses at zero budget

Your Training Edge

Questions can be enhanced with images, formulas, and audio and video. Related Posts: How I Mastered the Art of Creating Winning eLearning… 5 Invaluable Benefits Of Learning Management System… How to create effective online training courses on a budget The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today).

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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. m-Learning

How can elearning content be made available for all? 

Creativ Technologies

For example, accessible e-learning content should be created for all. Distance learning is such a form of education that some of the learners may not be able to learn from it, for example, those who have hearing issues. Knowledge is quite important to our generation.

Technology Enabled Learning: Complementary Training Patterns

Your Training Edge

Most of the time, I have talked about some big learning platforms like MOOCs, online short courses, distance learning, online corporate training, webinars and so on. As e-learning keeps to grow, increasing number of people in organizations find themselves playing a role of e-learning designer with no experience to solve specific design problems; one of the findings of my research.

A General Guideline for a Good Piece of Writing

Your Training Edge

Several students are good in their studies, but when it comes to writing, they complain that they have not the same potential for writing as they have for learning. On the other hand, if you are one of those students who can put their voices, images, and characters into writing, then you are a writer. Writing can be hard for some people because they feel it is a challenging task.

USDLA Keynote Resources: The Case of the Disengaged Distant Learning: Gamification

Kapp Notes

Great group of folks and lots of great energy and ideas around making distance learning exciting, interesting and pedagogically sound. You can get a free 10 day trial by clicking on the image below. Gamification Myths Debunked: How To Sidestep Failure And Boost Employee Learning. 8 Gamification of Learning Mistakes You Need to Avoid. Visit www.karlkapp.com for more information on gamification and learning.

Benefits And Challenges Of E-learning | ecadema - it's time

Professional Online Learning | ecadema

Imparting knowledge and education on a digital platform via the internet tools using a medium in the form of videos, audios, images carried out interactively comprises the process of E-learning. In the present context, the e-Learning industry is lighting up bright.

EdTech’s Impact On Higher Education

LearnDash

When most people think of edtech, images of mobile apps and Google tools come to mind. One one hand it offers educators a great way to present information and ideas to students to help maximize learning retention. It adds another component to learning , often requiring learners to apply what it is they have just been taught. Students often prefer these various methods of learning because it gives them more flexibility in their schedules.

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.

Technology Enabled Learning: Complimentary Training Patterns

Your Training Edge

Most of the time, I have talked about some big learning platforms like MOOCs, online short courses, distance learning, online corporate training, webinars and so on. As e-learning keeps to grow, increasing number of people in organizations find themselves playing a role of e-learning designer with no experience to solve specific design problems; one of the findings of my research. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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. Do those terms each bring to mind a different image of education?

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 14, 2020

Mike Taylor

In this short video, Chris Do walks you through the basic cycle that will help you stay on top of the avalanche, and help you to learn anything. My Top 10 Learning Tools for 2020. It is time once again for Jane Hart’s annual top tools for learning survey. Friday5 learning

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Distance education programs did get their start relying on mail correspondence and still do today, for example, in rural Alaska and Australia. The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. It is a very exciting time for online course developers as upgrades, new devices, new software, apps, and WiFi hotspots can now break course design out the legacy learning management system box.

Not your Grandpa’s webinar any more Toto!

Adobe Captivate

When WasteWatereducation.org hosts online /distance learning classes, or general education events for the public, we learned over 13 years ago that if you want to bore attendees to death use your standard old school ‘webinar’ format. We have always strived to ensure a method to confirm the attendee has mastered the learning objectives AND can apply what they’ve learned to their own work / community environment. Take a look at our image above?

All change

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

In April, 2007, I joined Bournemouth University as Learning Technologist. This was the start of my journey in learning technology and working in an academic environment. At Warwick I have been heavily involved in the FutureLearn MOOCs , as I wrote about in my 3-year CMALT review , as well as working with colleagues on the leading distance learning MBA program. Distance learning never looked so promising, interesting, engaging and worthwhile!

Top 10 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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New: Use video plus powerpoint presentations to create engaging online courses

ProProfs

This helps you to engage the learner better with both video and supporting text & images from the PPT. Add to this an explanatory video and learning complex topics becomes really easy. Allow learners to self-pace their learning - Video presentations, unlike live presentations can be paused, replayed and resumed. This is especially helpful in training remotely located employees or distance learning students. Videos tutorials are excellent teaching tools.

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10 best LMS software of 2020

Ed App

Some of the most important advantages of LMS-assisted learning in the workplace are integration with work, independent choice of learning pace, distribution of materials according to the needs of those who learn, standardization, accessibility, self-sufficiency, and individualization.