Online Distance Learning: The New Normal In Education

Dan Keckan

Thus, the education system adapted distance learning. Distance learning or DL is a modality wherein the teaching and learning processes are happening remotely. Educational Technology Distance Learning eLearning Trends Online Learning

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? Distance learning, as the term implies, is where the student and the teacher are separated. Another example of distance learning can be seen with online writing services.

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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?

How To Enhance Interactivity with a Distance Learning Software

ReadyTech

Successful teaching methods help students to remain actively engaged throughout the learning process. Online learning may be the new norm, but that doesn't negate the issues associated with it. online training platform distance learning

K-12 Guide to Distance Learning: 5 Ways to Learn Anywhere

With a continued global health crisis, schools are adapting teaching practices and learning environments. This guide covers how 5 different aspects of teaching and learning can be improved and maintained to facilitate successful distance learning.

5 Common Challenges in Distance Learning

ReadyTech

Educational institutions benefit from a variety of teaching methods powered by technology. Offering online classes are quickly becoming the norm, as more instructors attempt to make learning more accessible for all. distance learning distance teaching

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. Here is a course called Core Strategies for Teaching in Higher Ed which covers everything from time management for professors to integrating alumni into your course to balancing the service, teaching and research commitments. Core Strategies for Teaching in Higher Ed by Karl Kapp. It is an often overlooked element in preparing to teach.

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. What you’ll learn in this guide.

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.

Teaching The Hybrid Future

Dan Keckan

3 key areas where the online experience of the pandemic year can enhance the return to in-person learning. Blended Learning Asynchronous Learning Activities Distance Learning Hybrid Learning K12 Education Learners Engagement

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Ghana's Educational Institutions Operating Distance Learning Programs

Dan Keckan

National emergencies, like the COVID-19 and others yet to come, are indicators to alert us for proper planning and implementation of a robust distance learning program across the country. Asynchronous Learning Higher Education Mobile Application Mobile Learning

Designing distance learning courses

Rob Hubbard

Firstly I should clarify what I mean by a ‘distance learning course’. A distance learning course is something that: Is undertaken remotely. I’m not talking about elearning tutorials or online webinars, though these may form a part of a distance learning course. With the prevalence of freely available learning material there has never been a better time to create a distance learning course. Design Distance Learning MOOCs

Online Teaching: An Effective Teaching Aid For Teachers

Dan Keckan

This article will help teachers/educators understand the power of online teaching and its benefits and also how they can ace online teaching. eLearning Platforms Distance Learning eLearning Benefits Online Courses Online Learning

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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.

3 Ways To Improve Your Remote Teaching

Dan Keckan

Did you have to switch to emergency remote teaching recently? eLearning Best Practices Distance Learning Online Learning Virtual ClassroomWere you and your students bored with the "turning on the camera, then let's start" approach?

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Resources from Texas Distance Learning Association Keynote

Kapp Notes

Here are some resources related to gamification and, more importantly, thinking like a game designer when creating instruction from my fun keynote with everyone form the Texas Distance Learning Association. Quest for Learning Engagement: Adventure Versions from Karl Kapp. First here is a link to a video I did as part of a course on Gamification for Lynda.com now LinkedIn Learning. Gamification of Learning. 8 Gamification of Learning Mistakes You Need to Avoid.

How To Teach Classes Online

Dan Keckan

Here are 4 tips on how to teach online classes. eLearning Basics Distance Learning eLearning Best Practices eLearning Tips K12 Education Learners EngagementSet up the plan. Prepare and master technology. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How To Teach Your Kids About eLearning From The Internet With 5 Simple Tips

Dan Keckan

The fact that children can now use the internet as a tool for learning at home, at school, or even at a café has made this an area of study that many people are very interested in. This article will take you through five simple steps that will help you to teach your child about eLearning.

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?

How Can Educators Connect Teaching And Learning With End-To-End Assessment?

Dan Keckan

Assessment is essential to teaching and learning with the potential to promote and provide insight into student learning, whatever the subject and wherever the student and educator. Learning Analytics Data In eLearning Distance Learning eLearning Assessment eLearning Evaluation

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.

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. Social networks for distance learning. How does it fit with distance learning. Evaluation for Learning. Students use tools for casual activities, not learning. have learning goals. How it will help learning outcomes.

How To Level-Up Communication When Teaching Reluctant Learners Online

Dan Keckan

eLearning Solutions Collaborative Learning Digital Learning Distance Learning Educational Technology Tools Online TrainingIf open communication with students is a struggle, don’t panic.

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. Presentation : Engaging with Video – How We Flip, Blend, and Provide Distance Learning. Learn how Hillsborough Community College successfully rolled out video in its American Sign Language program. Attending EDUCAUSE I hope to gain some new ideas for integrating technology into teaching and learning.

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?

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.

Associations’ Mission to Teach: Social Media vs. Formal Education

Web Courseworks

Educators, however, would argue that “informal learning”, although [.]. eLearning association distance learning elearning formal education Google instructional design Jon Aleckson social media Web CourseworksIn the midst of the Digital Age, we have instant access to knowledge that was once difficult or impossible to find. Just Google it”: a modern day mantra. Social media discussions have become a common way to obtain information.

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.

Teaching Remotely: Tips from the Experts at Speexx

Speexx

Many professionals are working from home, learning remotely and adapting to a digital world of work. To help you learn more about adapting to teaching remotely and distance learning, we have weighed in on our experts.

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. While there are several ways to address this issue, one of the most effective is through your Learning Management System (LMS).

Remote Learning Training Platform: What Works and What Doesn’t?

ReadyTech

When the remote training platform was first introduced more than a decade ago, it created fear and anxiety among instructors. Understandably, they were worried that machines and algorithms would replace them.

Creating Emotional Engagement in the Remote Classroom

ReadyTech

With the increasing use of online course delivery and remote instructor-led training for employees, emotional engagement is a crucial aspect of online teaching effectiveness. Emotional engagement increases student motivation and satisfaction, thus creating more effective learning experiences.

10 Reasons Why eLearning Loses Students

Dan Keckan

This post will be helpful for eLearning website owners and anyone involved in online teaching. eLearning Best Practices Distance Learning Editors' Choice eLearning Solutions Online Courses Online Learning

6 Classroom-Tested Ways To Build Community For Online Learners

Dan Keckan

Learning pods for educators and students can bring a human-centered approach to online teaching and learning. eLearning Best Practices Distance Learning Learner Engagement Learning Culture Online Learners

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Consider the boy in San Francisco whose maths teacher simply doesn’t teach very well. It’s how the teacher uses that content to support learning that will make the difference. While MOOCs typically comprise video clips and perhaps a quiz, they will inevitably include more instructional devices to assist distance learning (and remain competitive). MOOCs get a bad rap.

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How Will Covid-19 Affect the Future of Online Education?

LearnDash

Learners and educators alike are learning their way around the new online course space, while organizations are growing infrastructure that will outlast the current crisis. Online learning is central to the future of education—now more than ever.

Why Colleges Should Think Long-Term with Online Education

LearnDash

In a way, it’s strange that Covid-19 is having such a profound effect, because online education offers a pathway for many educators to continue teaching despite the pandemic. People will always need to be taught, and people will always need to teach them.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. 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. So, what I thought I would do is go back and see what resources I could find some good resources that would help me and could be used by instructors be better prepared to teach online.

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7 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

LearnDash

Most of us are used to the traditional course model, where we go to a classroom and learn in person from instructors. This breadth of experiences adds to the learning environment for all students, by putting them in touch with different ways learners handle situations in their own countries.