The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

There are lots of terms out there when it comes to new styles of learning. What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? eLearning is any kind of learning that includes technology to help the learner. What is distance learning?

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?

Battling Fraud in Distance Learning

LearnDash

Specifically, elearning fraud for distance education at universities. In 2011, there were at least 100 fraud-ring investigations involving distance learning, compared to just 16 in 2005. distance learning elearning

7 Fascinating Distance Learning Facts

LearnDash

Most K-12 districts even have learning management systems in place for online learning programs to supplement the classroom. are helping in the growth of online learning programs all over the world. distance learning elearning online learning

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!

The History of Distance Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Most people probably do not know this, but distance learning has actually been around for quite some time. In the United States, the earliest recorded distance learning program was in 1728 when Caleb Phillips advertised a private correspondence courses in the Boston Gazette newspaper!

Boost Your Career with Distance Learning

LearnDash

As you start to think about what you want to accomplish in your career, why not consider incorporating distance learning in some capacity? If going back to school seems daunting then distance learning is the perfect option for you. distance learning

USDLA – Advocating the Growth of Distance Learning

Web Courseworks

This week I wanted to take a look at the United States Distance Learning Association and their upcoming 5th Annual Conference that is scheduled for May 1st-4th in St. In a time of mobile technology, social networking, and a world that beckons us to embark on a lifelong journey of learning, distance learning is what bridges the gap between all of these concepts and helps facilitate the evolution of learning.

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

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: As the non-traditional student segment of the higher education market continues to grow, demand for greater program flexibility is following suit. Many colleges and universities have launched distance learning programs, but student success rates remain inconsistent.

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

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?

5 Reasons Why Distance Learning Has Been Around for Centuries

Trivantis

Think distance learning is a recent invention? Distance learning has been around for centuries. So what’s the attraction to distance learning? Distance learning solves the travel problem! Actually—it’s not.

EDUCAUSE 2014: Engaging with Video – How We Flip, Blend, and Provide Distance Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

EDUCAUSE is an annual conference where higher education, tech-savvy professionals can meet to network and learn from each other to help boost education success. Richard Senker is a Program Manager for Computer Science, Business, & Office Administration at Hillsborough Community College.

Five Tips for Effective Distance Learning

CLO Magazine

Distance learning programs are being adopted by a growing number of businesses. For many businesses, this means a greater investment in on-demand learning programs. There are several benefits to so-called distance learning. With on-demand learning, companies can save big money on travel costs for in-person training, as well as on the software needed to conduct live training sessions over the Web.

MEPP Program Moodle & Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks

MEPP Program About four years ago, the UW Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) approached Web Courseworks about hosting a Learning Management System (LMS). eLearning conferences distance learning elearning moodle The Wisconsin Idea Web CourseworksAs a private sector partner, we were chosen by UW Engineering because of our attention to the workforce learner as opposed to supporting technology for on-campus learners. Since 1949, the UW [.].

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Prototyping, Distance Learning, Habits, & Mentoring

Big Dog, Little Dog

How-To: Engage the Managers of Distance Learning - Training Magazine. One of the drawbacks to distance learning is it easily can result in the learner's manager becoming disengaged from the learner's training, yet we know a manager's participation in employee training improves results.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Learning today happens everywhere, not just in the classroom. Since then, adoption of “badging,” as it has come to be known, has been steadily increasing: Mozilla put on a grant-funded competition to help a variety of organizations develop their own badge programs.

Management Tips from Pixar Animation

Web Courseworks

Similar to Ed at Pixar, those of us who manage developers of online learning find ourselves managing a creative process. This combination of learning and real-life examples from Pixar make for educational as well as entertaining reading. Management must protect new programs.

3 Trends of Digital Education

LearnDash

I suppose there could be a variety of defining figures, but there are three trends in particular that the digital education trend brings to the traditional teaching methodology – all improve learning outcomes. distance learning elearning

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Online Education Facts and Figures

LearnDash

In fact, if an online program was not available, 45% of the students said they would not have pursued the degree in the first place. distance learning elearning MOOCs online learning Online degrees and certifications are becoming extremely popular for a variety of reasons.

Role of Video Conferencing in Education

LearnDash

It should come as no surprise then that the use of live-streaming video is gaining popularity within online learning settings in education. One in three indicated that they will attend a virtual classroom or use distance learning in the coming academic year.

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The Virtual LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

Oversee the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) accreditation process, including completing CLE applications for accreditation of NACBA conferences, workshops and webinars, accredited provider status(es) and year-end CLE accreditation reports and maintaining CLE program files.

What’s The Future of Online Schools?

LearnDash

For many years the University of Phoenix has been touting multiple online degree programs. However it’s now one of the leading names in distance education. In my opinion, a blended learning approach where possible will help with learning retention. distance learnin

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New Partnership for eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Torrance will walk us through how xAPI will change learning and performance strategies as well as challenges instructional designers may face with the implementation of xAPI. Mobile Learning: A Practical Strategy. Learning Business Maturity Model. Learn more at [link].

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. The Benefits of an Online Program. Where to Find Relevant CEU Programs.

Explore eLearning at the Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

Web Courseworks

The summer is always a busy season for industry conferences and eLearning networking opportunities, and one event near and dear to my heart is the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning held in Madison, Wisconsin. I will be hosting an Info Session titled Using a Design Manifesto to Create Engaging E-Learning with Andy Hicken, PhD, Product Innovation Specialist at Web Courseworks, on Wednesday, August 13th from 10:30-11:15 a.m.

3 Strategies to Engage Students in Online Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

Despite the popularity of online programs, online-only students tend to struggle more than those in face-to-face courses. Here are three practical, proven ways to engage students in online learning programs. Engage students in online learning – know them by name.

Online Education Growing- Making Madison DL Conference Relevant

Web Courseworks

Higher education has been in the news a lot lately: From the rising tuition at Wisconsin’s state schools to the recent announcement of a new online degree program through the University of Wisconsin System. eLearning conferences development process distance learning elearning Jon Aleckson micro-collaboration MindMeld Web Courseworks

ICRC’s onboarding program: designed to prepare their staff for the field

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding & get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? It is also important that their Onboarding Program reflect the unique realities of the ICRC “workplace”. Reinforce online learning.

Lower Value of Online Degree Programs?

Tony Karrer

The post: eLearning Technology: Online Programs that Offer Training in eLearning? has provided some interesting results around online programs - and a really interesting question: How do employers view online degree programs? I look at the individual first and foremost - but that said - I definitely am looking for an undergraduate degree from an in-person program first and foremost. Given my passion around distance learning, it's a bit weird to admit this bias.

Trainers: Is Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule a Hoax?

Bottom-Line Performance

In the age of “awareness level training” and “click next to continue” courses designed to check a box or meet regulatory requirements, we risk missing out on opportunities to really let learning happen. If your training program begins and ends with “awareness,” you’re missing the boat.

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. And isn’t adult learning supposed to be about that, too?

7 golden rules of a successful blended learning program

Learning Wire

This challenging initiative is striving to balance and structure the multiplication of teaching methods at our disposal so as to optimize learning. It aims to be a more effective, high-quality blended learning program. Blended learning: an alternative approach.

The Growing Acceptance of Online Education

TechSmith Camtasia

Coursera might not earn you a degree, but many online programs can. Plus it’s a lot easier on them if their child simply goes to the computer to learn. This content was written for our quarterly education newsletter, the Learning Lounge , written by educators, for educators.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

One of the enduring challenges in the learning and development world is how to disseminate training classes to the largest audience in the least amount of time. Conquering Distance Education: Top 4 Ways to Train Staff Across the Miles. Happily, there are other ways to conquer distance.

Demonstrating Your Training Program’s Return on Investment

Learning Wire

If you’ve missed the previous article … Technology can make professional learning affordable, easy, and convenient. As distancelearning programs grow ever more popular, companies have discovered that technology‐ driven learning can be a critical tool to communicate new information and regulations with far‐flung workers, and to help businesses that are experiencing significant growth get employ- ees quickly on the same page. Learning trends

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Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

One of the enduring challenges in the learning and development world is disseminating training classes to the largest audience in the least amount of time. Conquering Distance Education: Top 4 Ways to Train Staff Across the Miles. Happily, there are other ways to conquer distance.