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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Tackle Distance Learning with your Kiddos – Advice from Doce-Parents

Docebo

As we approach week four of working from home, we wondered how our community of Docebian parents have established a culture of distance learning from home (LFH) with their kiddos. How to go about “distance learning”. What are they learning when the “school day” ends?

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. Video files & audio podcasts. Provide the script for narrated presentations & podcasts.

Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 24 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 24 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Have you given up on finding a formula for adult learning success? For years, learning strategists and software innovators have been chasing this holy grail. We call this the HILL Model (short for High-Impact Learning that Lasts ).

My 7 tips for delivering training online

Bottom-Line Performance

Hey everyone, As we shifted to our new format for the LOL Blog this month, my role is reduced to a monthly one - putting out a short video podcast on the topic of choice. I’ve facilitated a few online sessions (all for e-Learning Guild’s monthly Online Learning events , which are awesome). Karen Hyder of the e-Learning Guild has been truly wonderful to me in building my skill set so I can do a good job.

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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! The blog posts and the podcast will all provide a depth of discussion on a topic rather than just a few sentences. 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.

What is m-Learning?

eLearning Cyclops

As with distance learning and e-learning, m-learning encapsulates many modes of learning. A definition general enough to capture it all could be: A distance learning event delivered, synchronously or asynchronously, via an electronic mobile device. Granted, this definition is similar to others out there, but generic enough to include current applications that are commonly accepted as m-learning. Distance Learning m-Learning

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.

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.

Why Build Learning Community For Remote Learners Using Social Sites

Online education using WordPress as LMS

Building a learning community helps in collaborative learning and promotes knowledge sharing. In this article, I will outline how to build a learning community with the help of social learning. Build Your Learning Community. Promotes Collaborative Learning.

Future directions

Learning with e's

The first EDEN ( European Distance and E-learning Network ) Fellows day was a thought provoking and absorbing event. Held as a part of the celebration of EDEN's 20th anniversary, 24 Fellows, as well as members of the EDEN Executive Committee and invited guests met to discuss the future direction of technology enhanced learning in Europe and beyond in the grand surrounds of Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 31, 2020

Mike Taylor

“The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old.” — Rosalyn Yalow. Microsoft’s Announcement Changes the Future of Learning — Here’s What You Need to Know. Microsoft has announced a “new learning app for MS Teams”.

Cut price education?

Learning with 'e's

It's about the front page story covering the announcement that some colleges are planning to offer 'cut price' qualifications that rely on a combination of podcasting, online learning and remote self study. Do the leaders of these colleges really believe that shifting learning activities completely over to online distance learning mode will actually cut teacher time and save money? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Contest “Show us where you learn” – To learn continuously during the summer, with Coorpacademy!

Coorpacademy

What if summer was the best time to learn and train? Distance learning has always taken advantage of technology to develop. At Coorpacademy, our mission is to accompany employees in their continuous learning, with the aim of promoting their employability.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 21, 2020

Mike Taylor

Learn xAPI by Doing xAPI. Offered by Torrance Learning, the xAPI Learning Cohort is a free, vendor-neutral, 12-week learning-by-doing project-based team learning experience about the Experience API. I’m a big fan of using online forms for learning-related tasks.

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. Podcasts.

6 Dirty Myths About eLearning People Still Believe

Your Training Edge

However, many still think that eLearning is unreliable and a student gets no knowledge while sitting at home and listening to the podcasts. 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.

Synchronous Learning: Advantages & Disadvantages

eLearningMind

Synchronous learning describes real-time learning that takes place at the same time but not in the same place. Television is an early tool for synchronous learning. . In the 21st century—and right now during the COVID-19 pandemic—synchronous learning has seen a seismic shift.

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? CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development?

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The Adapter’s Advantage: Pat D’Amico on Virtual Training Methods

Allego

D’Amico joined me on The Adapter’s Advantage podcast to discuss his various areas of expertise from learning and development to recruiting and organization, sharing valuable insights about: Adapting your learning models and virtual training methods to fit the desires and needs of your students.

Arizona News Media discovers New frontiers of web in classrooms

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

There may actually be something to this whole blogging, wiki, podcasting thing ;-) UPDATE: 2/14 Oh and looky here.apparently, according to this newspaper article iPods have become a big part of distance learning. This always cracks me up. Way to stay on top of the new trends guys.

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The Decline of Student Education in the Era of Great Education Technology Solutions

Jigsaw Interactive

Although it’s a stretch to say that schools were entirely prepared for the impact the COVID pandemic would have on their operations, virtual education was not a new concept, which made the transition to 100% virtual learning possible when it became necessary. Poverty and Distance Learning.

From roadblocks to floodgates: 3 solutions for managing accelerated L&D

Elucidat

When there is a surge in demand for online and distance-friendly learning, the teams who produce it can be challenged by altered working environments, reduced bandwidth and budgetary restrictions. Want to learn more?

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 4/17/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Podcast numbers cut through hype - BBC. He Said She Said -- Perspective and Perception in Podcasting (Podcast) - Zxplanazine. In order for podcasting to realize its real potential in education, both perspective and perception will need to be altered. ACU uses iPod for distance learning - ipodnn.

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The Role of the Instructor in Blended Learning Solutions

Time to Know

This phenomenon has given rise to blended learning solutions that combine both traditional face-to-face learning models along with digital eLearning approaches. However, it’s not all about watching webinars when it’s convenient to the participant, rather, it’s self-paced learning that’s supported by live training (in physical and virtual classrooms). What is the role of the instructor in blended learning solutions? Learning activities. Podcasts.

What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LXP? [Buyer’s Guide]

Instilled

In the last three years, learning experience platforms (LXPs) have grown in popularity due to the shifts in how we live and learn. As a relatively new product, however, LXPs lack the same awareness that learning management systems have in the L&D industry.

5 Types of mLearning You Should Use in Your Training and Development Programs

EI Design

This article showcases 5 types of mLearning strategies to train remote learners in the new learning environment. Why is mLearning a Must-Use Strategy in the New Learning Environment? Formal training accounts for just 10% of employee learning. Just-in-time Learning/Job Aids.

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?

5 Reasons Why You Need an eLearning Portal and 5 Steps to Build it

Hurix Digital

The idea that an eLearning portal caters only to students seeking out distance learning avenues is a thing of the past. Today, online learning is not restricted to the realms of formal education. It is most suitable for customized learning programs.

The Role of the Instructor in Blended Learning Solutions

Time to Know

This phenomenon has given rise to blended learning solutions that combine both traditional face-to-face learning models along with digital eLearning approaches. However, it’s not all about watching webinars when it’s convenient to the participant, rather, it’s self-paced learning that’s supported by live training (in physical and virtual classrooms). What is the role of the instructor in blended learning solutions? Learning activities. Podcasts.

Is e-learning effective?

Clive on Learning

After ' Why is e-learning so unpopular? ’ and ' Will e-learning put me out of a job? ', my focus today is on another question that I am frequently asked by l&d people: ‘Is e-learning effective?’ E-learning is just a medium E-learning is a medium for learning, just like face-to-face communication, print, the telephone and countless other technologies. In both of these cases, e-learning is providing something different from what we had before.

Leading Through a Rear-View Mirror

Big Dog, Little Dog

Shortly after posting Metalearning and Learning Styles I glanced through the latest edition of Chief Learning Officer and came to an interesting quote, "Many CLOs believe podcasting is oversold because few people are auditory learners and its no different than cassettes or CDs from the past 15 years." Thus, the four questions that should be asked about podcasting are: What does the technology extend or enhance?

The Terrible Speed of eLearning

eLearning Weekly

This post has been ruminating around in my head ever since an executive suggested turning some classroom training into podcasts back in 2005. The executive’s reasoning for podcasts was simple: so sales reps out on the road could listen to the training in their free time between sales calls. . The same elearning that saves money on travel and that allows for self-paced learning is also supposed to get tacked on to everyone’s day like a wretched after thought. .

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. I experience transformational learning in Hypermedia. We create podcasts on distance learning topics, record videos about helpful Internet resources, and keep reflective journals by blogging.

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

Of course, you might also consider a virtual learning platform, in which case you would join the 81 percent of companies who provide at least some of their training online. What is a Virtual Learning Environment? A virtual learning environment is an online system that allows education materials to be transmitted through the internet to transfer knowledge from organization to employee, or teacher to student. Podcasts. Advantages of a Virtual Learning Environment.

Technology mediated society

Learning with 'e's

Suddenly, out of nowhere, we are being bombarded by emails from self-appointed experts in working from home and distance learning, all offering us their unwanted and unsolicited advice and support. Our choreography is based on social distancing and the need to continue our routines.

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?

The Top Trending Course Topic Ideas in 2020

learnWorlds

Few months after the Covid-19 outbreak, the online learning market is looking more optimistic than ever. People from all over the world are hoping to improve their skills, learn more about or excel in a particular subject area, and they are choosing to invest in online courses.

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Blended learning — the special on the corporate training menu

Matrix

In a few years, it’s going to be pretty much the same with blended learning. It’s such an efficient and easy solution for business learning that it is bound to become the norm for corporate training. More and more companies are now choosing to mix e-learning and traditional classroom courses; this is due to the mobility of the employees and realization of the many cost saving benefits this method offers. Blended learning — the special on the corporate training menu.