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?

5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

Due to the growing elearning industry, the number of distance learning providers is also growing. Distance learning is growing so much, even Google is getting into the game. To explore the distance learning major players in more detail, let me introduce Allie Cooper – an individual who has a passion for all things learning, education technology, and the latest industry happenings. Distance Learning College and Training.

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9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of history, online/distance learning, or eLearning, has grown to epic proportions. What began in 1728 as the first distance learning course ever to be offered has flourished into a $107 billion market. Are you familiar with the history of online learning? 9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning. One of the best ways to understand online learning is to become familiar with its history.

9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of history, online/distance learning, or eLearning, has grown to epic proportions. What began in 1728 as the first distance learning course ever to be offered has flourished into a $107 billion market. Are you familiar with the history of online learning? 9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning. One of the best ways to understand online learning is to become familiar with its history.

300 Years of Distance Learning Evolution [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

If you thought that distance learning was a product of today, then you would be mistaken. In fact, the first distance learning program on record took place in 1728, when a local teacher by the name of Caleb Phillips advertised shorthand correspondence lessons offered by mail! Postal Service brought about an increase in the number of distance learning correspondence courses in the country. elearning distance learning

The Ultimate Guide to eLearning and Localization

ICDTranslation

The technological boom and swift evolution of smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices contributed to the better positioning of the industry and lead to coining terms such as mobile learning, micro-learning, gamification, etc. eLearning translation and localization.

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. What I find most exciting for teachers today is that they can learn about how to leverage the new technology available to them. Classroom learning management systems are almost a necessity, especially when implementing a blended learning program.

The Virtual LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

This would allow them to tap into larger job markets with individuals with more experience than who may be available locally. Learning News Learning Technology Strategy Managing eLearning Assocations association distance learning elearning LMS Technology Web CourseworksLMS administrators are a necessity for the successful implementation and upkeep of an LMS.

Community and Collaborative Learning

Dashe & Thomson

I was talking last week with a young woman from Kenya who does accounting for a local financial services company. She described how she and her Kenyan friends get together frequently for an entire day to cook, talk, braid each other’s hair, and learn things from each other. Learning has also become less community-based in the United States. More and more, learning has focused on web-based training and distance learning.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Countries that currently attract foreign students to their shores will need to brace for the impact on their local economies, as an ever-increasing proportion of students choose to gain an international education without leaving their home country. One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege.

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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! Art Near Me” is a location based feature that help alert you to what pieces are near your current location, giving you options to consider for making a day-trip to your local museum to see something first hand. Apps distance learning eLearning development tools emerging trends and technologies Learning Research Uncategorized

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The Ultimate Guide to E-Learning and Its Localization

ICDTranslation

E-learning is an essential part of our life and is an efficient tool for knowledge transfer utilized by educational institutions, individuals, and companies. The technological boom and swift evolution of smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices contributed to the better positioning of the industry and lead to coining terms such as mobile learning, micro-learning, gamification, etc. What is E-Learning and How Did it Evolve? Who can Benefit from E-Learning?

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

Association eLearning

Activities and classes are often selected based on ease and convenience to complete, not because they sound interesting or appeal to his learning style. Recently, my husband attended a specialized training course which was taught at a local university and facilitated by subject matter experts in his field. Each evening my husband came home from his class and he couldn’t stop talking about everything he had learned, the feedback he received, and what he hoped to do better next time.

Universities Use YouTube for Recruitment

LearnDash

Some students are finding that they can get a good education at a local community college while at the same time pursuing education in other areas that they are passionate about. The short of it is that there are more options today for people to learn valuable skills without going into crazy debt. If you’re looking to take a cooking class then don’t you think you would jump at the opportunity to learn the insider secrets of Gordon Ramsay?

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Charles Jennings

Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. Tony equated the challenges of the learning industry to those of the publishing industry. The same applies to the Learning industry. In fact, I wonder whether we’ll even call it a ‘learning industry’ in a few years time. With this in mind we need to focus on new ways of learning to support our organisations’ new ways of working.

How to Find Free E-Learning Courses

ICDTranslation

The time has come that what you have learned at college is no longer sufficient to last you through your working life. Constant learning is now part of our life and as busy professionals without time to attend college courses, seminars, workshops or conferences, we have embraced e-learning as the possible solution. Knowing how pricy e-learning development can be , it comes as a nice surprise that there are great quality, free online courses.

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.

The History of E-Learning

ICDTranslation

While the term e-learning was first used in October 1999 at a CBT Systems Seminar in Los Angeles, the idea behind the words dates back to a much earlier time in history. For e-learning to emerge as a new and exciting form of training, its core elements had to be found and established as an integral part of our lives. Basically, we can see that behind this relatively new notion, there are decades of revolutions and inventions in learning and teaching that paved the way to e-learning.

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? What is Online Learning?

Benefits of Online Certification Courses

LearnDash

Distance learning through elearning has opened up a lot of opportunities for people looking to bolster their professional skills through some form of certification. Online learning is an increasingly popular option for adults who have chosen to return to full-time or part-time study. Whether you suffer from a physical impairment or can not travel to a classroom because of logistics, online learning allows you to continue advancing your education.

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.

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.

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Learners can acquire qualifications or develop new skills using electronic devices such as a laptop, mobile device or tablet, accessing educational material often delivered through a learning management system (LMS) which is hosted online. With the ongoing development of the internet and the advancement in elearning technologies, the way in which learners learn will continue to evolve into the future. Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning.

Did My 2015 Predictions Come True?

LearnDash

Mobile Learning Spike Begins. This time the learning pioneer pocketed around $49.5 Prediction #2: Mobile Learning Spike Begins. The mobile learning market is starting it’s ascent gaining momentum from the previous few years. I wrote about the upward trend in the mobile learning industry a few times last year. When I originally made this prediction I really thought we were going to see a spike in distance learning programs offered by major universities.

6 Dirty Myths About eLearning People Still Believe

Your Training Edge

The biggest and the most popular of them give preference to learning management systems that help control the productivity of students, submit and check essays, and share some useful information. Distance education appeared long ago and today, the methods to check the knowledge of the students are various. Today, none of the employees will tell you that they can’t give you a job offer just because you have a distance learning diploma.

5 Amazingly Effective Strategies to Convert Your ILT Program to High-impact Virtual Training

EI Design

Virtual Training shouldn’t be confused with online training or distance learning. L&D professionals deliver Virtual Training using simulated learning environments. Flexibility: Learn when/where you want (especially from home!). What Is Virtual Training?

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Spotlight On…SHARP Digital

Edume

What are the skills you are trying to help them learn? We have a blended learning approach. Because of the importance of ground-truthing what we do, we have a physical centre in a local underdeveloped community run by members of the community themselves.

Lower Value of Online Degree Programs?

Tony Karrer

For graduate programs, I probably have less of a bias and I would value an online graduate degree from a bigger name higher than an in-person from a local, lesser name program. Given my passion around distance learning, it's a bit weird to admit this bias. The post: eLearning Technology: Online Programs that Offer Training in eLearning?

10 Best Practices For Remote Training You Should Know

ProProfs

The best practices in employee training , either local or remote, more or less remain the same. Use of quality training software or top online training tools , making learning mobile-friendly, effective monitoring, testing, and assessment – all of this is essential in both cases.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Erv Lessel

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer recently sat down with Erv Lessel, managing director for Deloitte Consulting LLP. Chief Learning Officer: Where is your hometown? which was very interesting because it has a blend of local politics, national politics and international politics.

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Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively

ProProfs

Effective employee management is a distinct trade for HR departments for a long time, and looking after the learning & development (L&D) needs of employees is a key part of it. The distance learning solution that you use should ideally support multiple languages.

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS our Community!

Kapp Notes

As a faculty member and the assistant director of the Institute for Interactive Technologies I am proud of the accomplishments our students have achieved and of the partnerships developed with local organizations, companies and social service groups that I have helped to build over the past 12+ years. These accomplishments show that the field of instructional design reaches beyond individuals into the community and touches lives in by helping others learn and understand.

Make eLearning Effective with these Top Mobile Learning Platforms 

Hurix Digital

Mobile Learning or m-Learning has brought about a revolution in the eLearning industry. From educational institutions to enterprises – every organization is making use of mobile learning platforms to make learning fun and effective. Why Mobile Learning Platforms?

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. link] or www.col.org/OERPolicy December 1, 2010 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 6 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Sheila Jagannathan: Teaching the World

CLO Magazine

He inspired me to follow a path of lifelong learning,” Jagannathan said. Later while at Boston University, she was further inspired by the work being done on computer-based learning and artificial intelligence for education. That led her to change her coursework to education technology with a focus on intelligence systems that provide an adaptive learning environment. as an e-learning specialist.

Best Online Learning Platforms for Employees 

Kitaboo

While some rely on the age-old techniques of face-to-face lectures and classroom learnings, others gravitate towards newer strategies like influencer meetings, executive seminars, and expert workshops. Include gamification and schedule webinars for collaborative learning.

Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

Learning facilitated by information technologies and problem solving skill enhanced by digital tools, is gaining momentum since last decade. I have previously talked about MOOCs and distance learning systems for both academic and corporate training scenarios. Much of the emphasis has been on learning outcomes obtained in e-learning environment rather than traditional classroom settings. Thousands of e-learning or online courses are not available.