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?

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.

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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. Core Strategies for Teaching in Higher Ed by Karl Kapp. It is an often overlooked element in preparing to teach. Learn to Write a Syllabus by Karl Kapp.

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.

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. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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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. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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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.

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?

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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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. And Ed teaches these lessons while at the same time telling the reader stories about the inner workings of Pixar. It consolidates project learning.

3 Trends of Digital Education

LearnDash

Traditional teaching was delivered in a “one size fits all” manner, which made it easy to leave learners behind. Mass Distribution - Transforming content to digital outlets streamlines the distribution and enables learning to happen from anywhere – which people prefer.

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.

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? This is one of the most resourceful websites when it comes to learning and studying guides.

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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. Apply learning – For a better experience, if you are giving a teaching webinar, have the listeners apply the learning DURING the live session.

5 papers every learning professional should read

E-Learning Provocateur

The ones that I would recommend to my fellow learning pro’s. On Two Metaphors for Learning and the Dangers of Choosing Just One. The latter metaphor reminds me that learning is not about the consumption of information; it’s about making sense.

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

Visual Lounge

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.

Community and Collaborative Learning

Social Learning

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?

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.

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.

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.

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. Evaluation for Learning.

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.

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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.

Adobe Presenter 10 Enables on-Demand eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter 10 is an eLearning authoring toolkit that helps you create show and tell video lessons for classroom teaching, distance learning, flipped learning and MOOC sessions.

8 Ways to Develop an E-Learning Mindset

Origin Learning

E-Learning is the use of electronic media such as videos, audios, presentations and online content created using the effective use of technological tools in learning and teaching. E-Learning is about imparting knowledge using the relevant tool. Learning.

What Is eLearning? The Good, Bad, and The Ugly

Association eLearning

You might also notice eLearning being referred to as online learning, web-based learning, or distance learning. Not surprisingly, research has shown that there are distinct advantages to this style of learning. We don’t forget what we learn through failure.

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

Visual Lounge

Online courses are nothing new, but the way some professors are approaching them has made a huge impact on distance learning retention and engagement. But, she truly put it to the test when she began teaching an online class for New York University (NYU). Easy Online Learning.

Using Social Networking in Education

LearnDash

As such, it just makes sense for education programs to adopt them as well another tool for teaching. To put it another way, it is about leveraging today’s technology for learning purposes, especially if today’s students are already used to using them.

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.

2015 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

Kapp Notes

It seems to me that the year 2015 was the year that gamification got “real” for learning and development. Gamification is Bringing Serious Game-Based Learning and Simulation-Based Learning Along for the Ride. Games-based learning is projected to grow to USD 2.4

How Coaching enables L&D and improves workplace performance

Docebo

Coaching is a process that enables learning and development to occur and thus performance to improve. In the business field, the manager becomes a coach : his job is to help learners learn how to act and behave during specific situations in the workplace. It’s helping them to learn rather than teaching them ”. Docebo Product & News E-learning Industry ELEL

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] December 5-6, 2011 Managing Quality Teaching in Higher Education , Mexicali, Mexico. Transform Learning, Shape the Future.

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. We seem to forget that awareness is just the beginning of the learning process.

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. These challenges include the transformation of the traditional learning model, the need to be agile and the existence of communities of practice. Employees and employers alike have demonstrated their enthusiasm for lifelong learning, while the recent introduction of the personal training account in France has been another significant evolution.