How To Facilitate Distance Learning In Your School Community

Dashe & Thomson

COVID-19 has caused many in the higher education community to move their face-to-face lectures and meetings to Zoom or other online meeting platforms. [1] Blended Learning Distance Learning1] While this approach may work well for higher ed or even high school students, can you imagine what that might look like for grade schoolers? Some six- and seven-year-olds struggle to sit through dinner without leaving the table.

What is Distance Learning? Definitions, Examples & More

learnWorlds

With the rising trend of e-learning, a question that arises is how it started and what the future of this field is. Distance Learning began with lessons via postcards. Since then, distance learning, along with new information technology, was adopted by universities who wanted to extend their market beyond their immediate areas around their location. What is Distance Learning? Difference Between Distance Learning & Online Training.

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Training: Create Video lectures for distance learning, MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Create Video lectures for distance learning, MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms Date and time: 21st August 2014, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PT Description: Join Dr. Allen Partridge for this practical session focused on how to create and package great video lectures for all your eLearning needs. Youll learn how to quickly and easily create professional […].

What is Distance Learning? The Complete Guide (2020)

TechSmith Camtasia

In this post, you’re going to learn everything you need to know about distance learning. So, if you want to learn more about how to effectively teach students from a distance in 2020, you’ll love the information in this guide. Keep reading for our complete guide to distance learning. million students enrolled in distance learning. What you’ll learn in this guide. What is Distance Learning? Earning while learning.

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. Live-Lecture Style.

Tools of Engagement Slides from Texas Distance Learning Session

Kapp Notes

Here are some slides and information covered in my presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association conference. Learn “How to Write a Syllabus” with this course. Learn to Write a Syllabus by Karl Kapp. Here is a course titled How to Increase Learner Engagement which provides ten great ideas for breaking away from the lecture and working toward engaging students on a meaningful level. Gamification of Learning by Karl Kapp.

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. Every sector of education has been touched by the advances in online learning and in the face of COVID-19 , now more than ever it’s arguable that no sector in general can thrive long-term without incorporating some form of distance learning and/or remote work.

Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

Many colleges and universities have launched distance learning programs, but student success rates remain inconsistent. In this interview, distance learning veteran Nancy Rubin, Ph.D. shares her thoughts on what it takes to deliver a truly engaging experience for online students, both inside and outside the primary learning environment. TL: What are the hallmarks of a highly engaging online learning program? And learning outcomes have also improved.

Top Four HOT Concepts in Distance Learning

E-Learning Acupuncture

Distance Learning itself. At my institution, we are scratching our heads a little bit wondering why we have an above average number of enrollments in our distance learning courses. However, if you do a quick Google search and read a few reports it is clear that the pundits have been predicting that distance learning enrollments will rise. So called ‘anytime, anywhere’ learning. So Distance Learning itself is a really hot concept.

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?

Why Colleges Should Think Long-Term with Online Education

LearnDash

We want to learn together, and most of us want to learn in person. We may expect students and teachers to stay home more frequently if they have any kind of cold or flu symptoms, for instance, and a student staying home with a mild cough will still want to access the day’s lecture. Especially in rural areas, many students have to drive long distances to commute to class. Online learning can become part of a more effective blended learning environment.

7 Things to Avoid when Choosing a Video Platform

TechSmith Camtasia

You can also learn more about how Relay can further video for student engagement, outcomes, and accessibility across campus. Tom Rosenberger, Director of Online Learning Services at The College of Saint Rose, shares his need to implement solutions with limited staff. Instead : Choose a platform with robust quizzing that integrates with your LMS gradebook, time-stamped in-video conversations, and real-time analytics to measure learning. Choosing a video platform isn’t easy.

3 Strategies to Engage Students in Online Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

Here are three practical, proven ways to engage students in online learning programs. Engage students in online learning – know them by name. Letting students know there’s someone else on the other side of the screen helps build investment and engage them in online learning. Based on the success of their campus-wide Drop-Rate Improvement Program, they applied those tactics to engage students in online learning programs, too.

Authenticity

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Is it the same with our learning? Often the first lecture or contact point with the students will be an introduction made by the teacher on who they are, what their background is and why they are the one who should give the course. They have equal right to be there, especially if the learners have more contact with them (in person or online) than the ‘lead’ This is content given to the students and often not part of the slides they can download for each lecture.

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

Involving little more than knowledge transmission and perhaps a quiz at the end, the xMOOC is widely seen as replicating old-fashioned lectures and exams. There’s no point rehashing the same lectures when the world’s best authorities have already recorded them and offered them to the world as OERs. It’s how the teacher uses that content to support learning that will make the difference. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process

Web Courseworks

At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. Are you having a hard time to focus during the lectures and comprehend the learning material you’ll be tested on? Most teachers advise you to follow the lectures and read the materials. However, memorizing the text is a learning strategy that’s not only outdated, but ineffective too. This is one of the most resourceful websites when it comes to learning and studying guides.

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Community and Collaborative Learning

Dashe & Thomson

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. And yet, according to research, people learn best by interacting with others in a real world context.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Involving little more than knowledge transmission and perhaps a quiz at the end, the xMOOC is widely seen as replicating old-fashioned lectures and exams. There’s no point rehashing the same lectures when the world’s best authorities have already recorded them and offered them to the world as OERs. It’s how the teacher uses that content to support learning that will make the difference. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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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.”

Designing Synchronous e-Learning Courses

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re continuing our discussion of synchronous e-learning (aka. distance learning) this month. 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?

Universities Use YouTube for Recruitment

LearnDash

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? They didn’t have Hollywood instructors, but they made a point to highlight the (quite impressive) credentials of the folks you would learn from. distance learning online learning

How to Minimize Distractions in a Virtual Live Classroom

ReadyTech

In the coming years, students ranging from early learners to university students are expected to largely replace traditional classroom environments with virtual platforms, including online demonstrations, lectures, and discussions between instructors and peers.

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.

6 Dirty Myths About eLearning People Still Believe

Your Training Edge

They can listen to the lectures, attend seminars, and submit their papers using the Internet. A student does not interact with the lecturer. When it comes to online education, many think that it is about studying on your own with no support from the lecturer. However, colleges and universities have specialized platforms that ensure interaction and communication between students and lecturers. Getting education online becomes viral.

Impact of covid-19 on education to untape potential of e-learning.

PSB

The impact of Covid-19 on education has compelled many educational institutions to maintain social distancing as well as cancel classes, examinations, and choose an online mode for education. Through LMS, educational institutes can bring personalized learning to life.

Boost Learners Efficiency With Blended Learning

PSB

Introduction to Blended learning. Blended learning is a term that is increasingly used to describe how e-learning combines traditional teaching methods and independent learning into a hybrid teaching method.

Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

TechSmith Camtasia

Online courses are nothing new, but the way some professors are approaching them has made a huge impact on distance learning retention and engagement. Despite this, she was determined to give them the best possible online learning experience. Posting lecture notes or ‘talking head’ videos just doesn’t do it. Creating a Better Learning Package. Creating simple webcam videos is a quick solution for any distance-learning course in need of video content.

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.

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. Research data consistently indicate that students strongly prefer distance education. Distance learning allows students to balance their other commitments more effectively, at least in cases they are adult learners, commuters, and part-time students.

5 tips to improve your e-learning

Your Training Edge

As E-Learning became one of the most effective methods of learning, so you must know the ways of using this method for better education. E-Learning is a kind of procedure where you can produce huge materials to explore the subject. Here are some tips to modify your e-learning process: Communication: the fact is online medium connects you smoothly with many people around the world. Here the actual point of modifying e-learning born.

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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. Students were asked to watch a lecture online and absorb the content. When they attended the in-person class, they applied what they learned through project-based learning activities. Now, given the current COVID-19 situation, there is a rush to online learning.

There’s Never Been A Better Time for Online Education

Global eTraining

Is Now the Best Time for E-Learning? In today’s pandemic, distance learning is perhaps one of the most effective ways to prevent and limit the spread of sickness among educators and students while still continuing education. However, there are other beneficial aspects of online learning to be aware of as well for everyone involved. A learning style fit for many. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Converting Classroom Content into eLearning

CourseArc

While eLearning is quickly becoming the more preferred choice for advancing one’s knowledge and learning new skills – especially amongst millennials – not all course content currently exists online. Keep in mind though that not all of your investment in ILT can be directly ported into the distance-learning environment. Here are some best practices to keep in mind when undertaking this conversion exercise: Learning Objectives.

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. 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. I learnt a lot about new technologies, the concept of distance learning, and interestingly, a lot about people and local politics! Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

On one side, technology enabled learning is seen as a way to promote high level of learners’ engagement in a classroom setting and employees’ intellectual growth, while on the other hand, fear of being unable to use it because of lack of technical expertise required for using technology, expensive accessibility, high dependency on technology for learning etc, are some of the fears which are the gist of this article.

Train your Team with Synchronous and Asynchronous eLearning

PSB

The major benefit of eLearning is that one can learn from any part of the world about anything. Synchronous eLearning can also be called as real-time learning. It is like online learning where one has to join a class where every student learns in a synchronic manner.