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?

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?

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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.

Learning Technologies: Simulation based learning with UCL

Unicorn Training

When Lynsie Chew, Senior Teaching Fellow - UCL School of Management, was asked if they would now use a simulation on another course her answer was unequivocal. At Learning Technologies, Lynsie and Alan provided an overview as to why they wanted a simulation, how the project was delivered and its impact. As Alan discussed “the loneliness of the long distance learner” was a real issue.The target audience was busy full-time professionals, many of whom had families.

Spice Up Your Webinars: Webinar Digest

Web Courseworks

The goal is to receive meaningful feedback by asking good questions based off a strategy of what you want to learn from your audience. Technology. Identify roles – Identify roles in managing technology. Webinars can have too much technology for the subject matter expert to have to manage with everything else they need to focus on. You should have someone who can be their aid to help troubleshoot and manage the technology while the presenter is giving the webinar.

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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.” eLearning Digital University Distance Learning Education Technology Educational Technology Learning Learning Technologist Learning Technology MOOC Online Course Technology University University 2.0

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. Good with technology. Instructional Designer or Learning Designer (or something else entirely)?

Authenticity

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Is it the same with our learning? I don’t remember even thinking about who would teach me my degree, I looked into everything BUT the teaching staff. Authenticity and credibility in online learning Click To Tweet. If you can highlight prior to the course (especially for MOOCs) the credibility of the authoring and teaching team it will enhance the authenticity of the course itself.

How to Use Sales Training to Solve Major B2B Pain Points

Docebo

But with those pains come an opportunity to ease them with effective sales training and a strong learning strategy paired with a great learning platform. Organizations can solve some of their B2B sales pains by investing in learning and development, which goes well beyond the annual sales kickoff meeting or new product release training. Both information and up-to-date demos and product feature content can be uploaded and accessed anytime through a learning platform.

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Welcome to Synchronous E-Learning Month

Bottom-Line Performance

And we’re making some significant changes to our Lessons on Learning blog! July’s focus is on Synchronous e-Learning, better known as distance learning. Our podcast this month focuses on facilitation tips once you’re actually teaching the course. Synchronous E-Learning Defined. You may or may not be familiar with synchronous e-learning. workers participated in a distance learning course in 2005.

COVID-19 and Its Lasting Impact On Education

Magic EdTech

This shift towards distance learning, engaging students without grades, and developing/maximizing active use of technology will certainly change how we educate our K-12 students in the future. Technology also helped spur the flipped classroom movement.

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. Working closely with academics from different departments the challenges were the same, the technology (for the most part) the same, and the support and camaraderie equally as inspiring and engaging. Distance learning never looked so promising, interesting, engaging and worthwhile!

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. AI technologies are used to enable chatbots to speak naturally (i.e.,

How technology is impacting Learning & Development teams

Your Training Edge

Today we see that most of the organizations are still failed to adapt to most modern and optimal learning management solutions and practices, which in turn puts them on a struggling road for gaining growth and enhanced productivity. The technology changes are compelling the learning and development teams to adapt to the learning solutions that involve recent technology innovations. Video learning.

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6 Ways to Use Interactive Technology in Your Curriculum Development Model

Hurix Digital

The integration of technologies in the learning process has positively impacted the whole education system. Leveraging interactive technologies such as a learning app, AR, VR, simulations, etc., Benefits of interactive technology in education. Active learning forum.

The survival of higher education (1): Changing roles

Learning with 'e's

A Tale of Two Keynotes We live in tumultuous times where change is constant and disruptive and where technologies are increasingly pervasive throughout society. Such change and disruption has been in the background of my thinking about learning technology for the past decade. In May 2000, I was invited to present two keynote speeches about the role technology would play in the future of higher education. Online Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

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EDUCAUSE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Richard Senker

TechSmith Camtasia

Introducing Richard Senker: Director of Instructional Technology. Rich is the Director of Instructional Technology at Hillsborough Community College (HCC) in Tampa, FL. Additionally, Rich is a doctoral candidate in Instructional Technology at the University of South Florida (USF). His research interests include students’ technology literacy, teaching with technology, digital multimedia and visual/graphic communication.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany. link] Educational Technology Research Symposium will not be held in 2010.

Saluting a hero

Learning with e's

Sure, in the UK there is the annual teacher of the year award , and there are other awards such as the one we see each year at the Handheld Learning Conference, but generally, many teachers, learning technologists, researchers and other education professionals tend to go unnoticed and unlauded through most of their careers. I was honoured to receive a fellowship from the European Distance and e-Learning Network last year in Lisbon.

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eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. link] cfp_edu.htm January 5-8, 2009 College Teaching and Learning Conference and Applied Business Research Conference sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Oahu, Hawaii, USA. docnum=446 January 12-14, 2009 Learning and Technology World Forum 2009, London, United Kingdom.

5 Things To Consider When Shifting To Remote Workplace Learning

eThink Education

The Shift To Remote Workplace Learning. The initial frantic rush to remote work and learning due to COVID-19 may be past us, but the current situation should have your team evaluating how to implement remote workplace experiences in the long term. Your Current Learning Ecosystem.

3 Reasons why e-learning and growth go hand in hand

Matrix

The connection between e-learning and increased business growth is clearer than ever. According to findcourses.com’s L&D report , companies that experience revenue growth are more than twice as likely to be utilizing innovative technologies like e-learning in their L&D offering. 3 Reasons why e-learning and growth go hand in hand. Read on to find out the top three reasons why e-learning is the best choice for your companies training needs. E-learning

The Benefits of Online Learning

Mindflash

E-Learning Solutions Allow Workers to Access Training Materials from Anywhere, at Any Time. Online learning , or e-learning , offers a number of advantages for people and companies looking to develop a new content program or curricula — none bigger than the ability to offer that training anywhere, anytime. Small wonder, then, why online and e-learning has caught on with schools and universities, retail chains, top corporations, and among professional trainers.

2015 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

Kapp Notes

It seems to me that the year 2015 was the year that gamification got “real” for learning and development. It still has a way to go but a number of instances seem to point to a more concrete and focused effort on making gamification work in learning and development and the spreading of the concept. Gamification is Bringing Serious Game-Based Learning and Simulation-Based Learning Along for the Ride. Games-based learning is projected to grow to USD 2.4

New Book: Play to Learn!

Usable Learning

I got a present in my mailbox today — it was the paper copy of Sharon Boller and Karl Kapp’s new book, Play to Learn ! They based the book on the workshop that Karl and Sharon teach about the topic, which is why (I suspect) the book is loaded with so many interesting activities and worksheets for designing learning games. They pull off a really nice balance between: referencing the research evidence behind games for learning. Lessons on Learning.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2019

Limestone Learning

Drop us a line and tell us where you’re going and what you learn! February 6–8, 2019 ATD TechKnowledge Conference , West Palm Beach, Florida Augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, microlearning and adaptive learning are no longer buzz words—they’re here to stay. It’s time to embrace the new learning landscape. The conference provides a unique and exciting environment for those involved in workplace 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. Claroline is a free LMS, ie an online learning management system based on PHP and MySQL. iSpring Learn.

What Makes a Good Online Course? 7 Real-World Strategies

TechSmith Camtasia

In fall 2018, there were nearly seven million students enrolled in distance learning courses. If at all possible, make it a priority to choose a video platform that integrates seamlessly with your Learning Management System, or LMS. Measure learning with quizzes and analytics.

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.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2018

Limestone Learning

The new year is nigh—a great time to assess our learning and see where we can make progress. At Limestone Learning we believe that keeping up with the latest training developments is the best way to do our job—helping our clients educate their employees. They provide the opportunity to meet industry experts in person and learn firsthand about the latest research and trends. Collaborate, learn, benchmark, innovate and explore.

Odessa College Builds Student Success with TechSmith Relay

TechSmith Camtasia

Incorporating blended learning technology throughout an entire college campus can be difficult if you don’t have the right tools, resources, and buy-in to help along the way. One college in Texas sought out a lecture capture solution that not only recorded class lessons, but also gave faculty the ability to create an engaging, blended learning environment. In their classes, students are now receiving more engaging online learning opportunities with video lessons.

Reflections on Two Decades and Three Degrees

Allison Rossett

I think you will enjoy her take on her learning experiences. I am more interested in learning about Hasidic Jewish culture from my classmate. A difficult professor teaches the classroom section and we learn about plate tectonics. Real maps, real rocks, real learning. These are what some call “technology-enhanced” courses. I experience transformational learning in Hypermedia. Online courses are as different as the professors who teach them.

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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.

Recap of Instructional Design Live Episode #0 on EdTechTalk

Learning Visions

Joni Dunlap , Associate Professor of Information and Learning Technologies at the University of Colorado Faculty member School of Education and Human Development – Instructional Design Post-secondary education settings. Lots of emphasis on online teaching in learning. Working with faculty in online teaching and learning. Deals a lot with issues and challenges in the online learning environment. Doing practical side of what used to teach.

Benefits of Online Learning

Mindflash

E-Learning Solutions Allow Workers to Access Training Materials from Anywhere, at Any Time. Online learning , or e-learning , offers a number of advantages for people and companies looking to develop a new content program or curricula — none bigger than the ability to offer that training anywhere, anytime. Small wonder, then, why online and e-learning has caught on with schools and universities, retail chains, top corporations, and among professional trainers.

Blended Learning: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

The current global pandemic has school systems and educators across the globe seeking new ways to deliver high-quality learning experiences to their students. What does this say about how the learning experience is changing for students across the globe? What is blended learning?

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 1-5, 2012 Learning Forward Conference, (Learning Forward is the new name for the National Staff Development Council, NSDC), Boston, Massachusetts, USA. link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 3-5, 2012 mHealth Summit: Technology, Business, Research and Policy , Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC, USA. Clayton R.

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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Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.