Learning and Development – The GAP is coming

eLearning 24-7

I saw as early as 1998, that the future of learning would be e-learning (online learning). Why are people still using paper as a learning tool? Why are people still big fans of face to face ILT, when the data already out there was showing that e-learning was equal to if not better for comprehension, retention and synthesis to classroom/seminar training/learning? I spent a few months learning instructional design, when I jumped to the corporate market.

5 Distance Learning Lessons for Higher Ed from the Business World

Litmos

In-person classes were hastily converted to remote formats, policies were changed, and professors quickly learned to use whatever technology would let them complete their classes. What can colleges learn from the corporate world? Employ instructional designers.

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10 Qualities and Skills of a Great Instructional Design Company

Spark Your Interest

Why Hire an Instructional Design Company? There are many reasons you to consider hiring a company that specializes in developing instructional products. For example, you need a new training or e-learning course but. You, and/or your organization, are new to e-learning and you aren’t sure where to start. In these situations, you need the resources of an experienced instructional design company. So how do you tell the difference and choose one of the good ones?

7 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

LearnDash

Most of us are used to the traditional course model, where we go to a classroom and learn in person from instructors. In other words, we know what we’re in for. Online courses are filling this gap with more affordable education offers.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

In our first Back to Basics blog “What is Instructional Design?” we talked about the concept and definition of instructional design. This week, we wanted to cover some common terms that you are bound to hear in almost instructional design setting. For the experienced Instructional Designers out there, what terminology did you wish you had known first? Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Such instruction is usually self-paced.

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. Tuesday, January 08, 2008 Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences The field of instructional design is vast and varied. In the survey Ive been running, Instructional Designers: Do You Have an Advanced Degree? about 30% of respondents have graduate degrees in instructional design. What kinds of programs do you design? What do you do?

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

Web Courseworks

Call me old fashioned, but I do still see the value in a thoughtfully constructed book curated by a trusted source and filled with vetted content from a wide variety of industry experts. In many ways, this handbook successfully bridges the gap between the print and digital world. It is critical that we remember the foundation on which we base our assumptions in learning and development. It has become a part of what we do—not something unique and special.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, February 04, 2008 The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum The Learning Circuits Big Question this month: Instructional Design - If, When and How Much? Shades of Instructional Design What if we leave the labels aside for a moment. What if we say that everyone who creates instruction is an instructional designer.

How to Make Online Learning Easy for First-Time eLearners

CourseArc

Making the transition from traditional textbook learning and instructor-led classroom courses to the strange new world of online learning can be a daunting challenge – especially for first-time online learners who’ve never had to navigate a digital learning interface before. As a result, many adult or senior students who are new to distance learning perform poorly in their courses, which reduces their motivation and their likelihood of completing future lessons.

How to Design a Distance-Friendly Blended Learning Experience

Instilled

During the recent webinar, ‘ Distance Learning: Strategies, Approaches and Content ’, Andrew Joly, Director of Strategic Design at our sister company LEO Learning , offered his expertise on some of the key requirements for delivering a successful distance learning program.

How COVID-19 Has Transformed E-Learning Strategies

ProProfs

In this situation, a few areas such as e-commerce and e-learning are getting immensely popular. Here’s how the COVID-19 has paved a new way of transforming education from traditional classroom lessons to e-learning platforms. Rise of E-Learning. Transformation of E-Learning.

10 Learning Engagement Platforms

Ed App

With employees getting busier and attention spans getting shorter, gone are the days where reading an informative yet lengthy instructional material is made standard for training. By making it short and digestible, knowledge retention is increased and knowledge gaps are reduced.

7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

The program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout Online Professional Development’s Instructional Design program regularly asks someone to answer a series of questions from their students. Here’re the questions and my answers as presented to the students: Learning Design Evangelist Clark Quinn Answers Questions. Are there any critical gaps in knowledge that you frequently encounter in the ID industry? Also, the ability to know what rules to break and when.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services.

The Importance of Training Employees for your Business

Kitaboo

Reviews allow you to take a close look at what your employees do well, and where they can improve. You are then in a position to structure or choose a training program that fills any gaps in their skills and knowledge. Bear in mind that supervisors and managers are not always trained in the art of training others, and they may need formal instruction in this area. WANT TO KNOW HOW KITABOO WORKS?

4 reasons why ‘experience’ is the focus in learning now

Learning Pool

There’s been a shift in learning technology over the last two decades – from systems that help companies run their training more efficiently, to technology that puts the emphasis on the individual learner. But there’s another ‘e’-word you’ll find pretty impossible to avoid now if you’re the sort of person who attends learning industry events and reads learning blogs. Learning designers are now learning experience designers. . Learning Theory.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 9AM – 10AM PT: Learn How to Create Assessments for Your Video Training and Publish to an LMS You’ve shot an awesome video for the upcoming training initiative, but what’s the best way to get your video into an elearning course on your LMS?

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How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

As such, instructors who are new to the online learning environment may feel a lot of anxiety about how best to provide their students with the learning experience they deserve. Do you feel like you don’t have the time to learn online learning best practices?

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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] November 27-December 1, 2011 Learning in Higher Education : Transforming University Teaching into Learning via Simulations and Games , 6 th international symposium, sponsored by the International Academic Association for the Enhancement of Learning in Higher Education, Sydney, Australia. Clayton R.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

New learning helps too, and September is full of free webinars that can add to your knowledge stores! The key to learning success in these instances, though, is getting this high-quality material to trainees as quickly as possible. During the session, you will learn: About the latest eLearning trends, tools, and strategies to consider when building an engaging and future-proofed training program. In this respect, there is often a “knowing-doinggap to be filled.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] January5-7, 2012 International Conference on e-Education,e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), 3 rd , Hong Kong, China. link] March 20-21, 2012 Enterprise Learning !