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?

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 future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

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. The role of the teacher will evolve. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

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. The role of the teacher will evolve. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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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. Identify roles – Identify roles in managing technology.

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Online Learning vs. Distance Learning

Illumen Group

Once interchangeable, these two terms today definitely indicate two distinctive types of learning. Online learning and online learning tools simply means that the source of the tool the learner is using is web-based, cloud-based, or is generally available through the internet.

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?

Economic Times - Impact on Distance Learning

eLearning Cyclops

Has the economic struggle had a positive or negative impact on online learning? This question has been posed a lot on the e-learning blogs, for example. Distance learning and a few related fields are noted as being areas where there are jobs Here are quotes from the article that pertain to distance learning, social media, cloud computing, and mobile technology. Distance Learning Cloud Social Media e-Learning e-Learning Jobs Cloud Computing

Tips and Tools for Synchronous e-Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

The blog carnival didn’t get quite the response I was hoping for this month, so I decided to go in a slightly different direction, and look to see what the higher education field had to share about e-learning. Higher education started out as all synchronous learning - and as they have branched into web-based solutions they have stuck with the synchronous model in many cases. An inclination to problem-centered learning. Opportunities for continuous learning.

e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works

Gyrus

e-Learning Best Practices, and why they can fail from the very start. Every part plays an essential role in achieving but a single outcome; delivering life giving water to your garden. Next time: “The Hose”, getting e-learning from A to B! The post e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works appeared first on Gyrus. There are a lot of things that need to go right for your web based content to be successful. Some of them are easy to see.

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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. As it turned out, the class was structured to be a series of scenarios carried out through role play and the use of simulators.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

If you are going to teach a course online or run an online learning event or an online conference, then there’s even more to being successful at that. As always I do this by looking through eLearning Learning and related sites like Communities and Networks Connection. I looked at Virtual Classroom , Distance Learning , ILT , Teaching Distance Learning. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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Careers in E-Learning Management

Web Courseworks

Opportunities Abound Who becomes an e-learning manager? Many managers may be moved into the e-learning realm due to being highly qualified within their current managing positions. It may be considered an easy transition, or even a promotion, for a company to move someone into that role from a prior managerial position. Other practitioners become e-learning […].

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere.

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What is e-learning good for?

Clive on Learning

Continuing my series of posts that answer the questions I most get asked by learning professionals, I turn to one that's always difficult to answer: what is e-learning good for? There's nearly always an agenda behind this question or at least a great deal of scepticism about the potential of e-learning. What people really want to know is whether e-learning has any relevance beyond the obviously restricted domain of regulatory/compliance training.

The Race between Learning and Technology

Your Training Edge

Well, this post is going to be quite significant since it discusses an ever popular buzz comparing the learning with technology. It just set the new bars in technology and businesses started to come up with unique learning models and outstanding and flexible learning architecture.

How To Develop New Skills & Progress In Your Career

Your Training Edge

The internet has also played a big role in the more uncertain fate for modern employees as it much easier for businesses to outsource which enables them to get the best value for their money. Learning on the job from someone who knows the role inside out is often invaluable.

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It’s All About the Brand, ‘Bout the Brand…

Learning Rebels

Are we communicating to best of our abilities the role of learning in an organization? There were 73 different learning/training titles. Leadership does not want to hear about Kirkpatrick , Mager , Bloom’s , Maslow , Gagne , or other learning processes or methodology.

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The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part I

ATD Learning Technologies

Along with the advent of HTML5 technology and more rapid ways to provide native learning apps, we have seen successful integration and authentication to several LMSs and other third-party systems. Commitment to Learning Experience Data Interoperability.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve been thinking a lot about the future of workplace Learning and Development* (L&D) or, more specifically, about the evolution of the workplace and the changing role of L&D in it. L&D professionals are mostly still seen as learning gatekeepers, as Jane Hart writes.

Recent Research on Interactive Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

This list of existing research and articles on interactivity in learning was put together by Janhavi Padture, Director of Research, Analysis and Strategy at Harbinger Knowledge Products. An annotated Bibliography ’ ( Zirkin, Barbara; Sumler, David; Journal of Distance Education, v10 n1 p95-112 Spr 1995) Those of you interested in establishing the link between learning outcomes and interactivity will find this research useful

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! In addition to increasing your personal cultural awareness and art appreciation, the arts have role to play in sparking our creativity and informing our designs. the arts have a crucial impact on our economy and are an important catalyst for learning, discovery, and achievement in our country.”.

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.

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? Reinforce online learning. Work based learning (3 months). Individual and transversal onboarding program with learning elements relevant to professional needs.

Blending is a continuum

Clive on Learning

This decision is complicated by the fact that there are so many aspects of an solution that you can choose to blend: Learning methods: You can blend the educational and training strategies that you use (exposition, instruction, guided discovery, exploration). You can blend the social contexts in which the learning takes place (the learner alone, the learner with a teacher/trainer/coach, the learner with a group of peers). blended learning

The Challenges of Executive Education

Training Industry

Participants play an active role in their training, and their personal investment in the learning process has grown. My role is to offer short certificate programs to companies. These challenges include the transformation of the traditional learning model, the need to be agile and the existence of communities of practice. Today, we need to know everything, right away, at all times, whenever it suits us.

L&D – today and tomorrow

Spark Your Interest

I took a little time to read and compare, as I find that this is a great way for me to think a little deeper. [note to self - is this a learning principle/theory to explore? Comparative learning a la Comparative Lit??]. Develop an open, enabling culture for learning and working.

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning

TalentLMS

Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. But we do realize that real-time e-learning experience is not always an option.

Delegating Course Facilitation Duties to Trainees: Benefits and Methods

eFront

Active learning is a habit developed and reinforced by the eLearning course mentor. It entails equal participation from all trainees and in-depth involvement towards all learning activities. You’re guessing that active learning must involve chatting and live discussions, right?

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Performance Learning Productivity

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.

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.

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. Just as now, even then most of this learning wasn’t formal.

Changing Training Paradigms

Your Training Edge

If I talk about corporate training, then e-learning, MOOCs, digital education etc all are the ways underneath the rapidly changing training scenarios all over the world. This integration of branding, learning and point of need messaging is a fundamental driver of change.