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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable. This influences our expectations as consumers of knowledge, and it will influence the way teachers will educate in the future.

The Haptics wave is coming!

Playware Studios

Greater immersion and engagement is directly proportional to the retention of learning and the effectiveness of the learning intervention. He develops games for Military, Healthcare, Airlines, Corporate, and Government training and Mainstream education. GBL pedagogy.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

Professor Terry Anderson , who is based at Athabasca University in Canada, is one of the famous figures of contemporary education, and his list of achievements is lengthy. When did you first become involved with research into distance education and online learning?

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Even with the help of the newest technology tools to communicate and educate including social media, wikis, and Google, we still need to transform our ILT classrooms and training sessions into integrated blended learning environments. March 17, 2011 at 12:14 am # I am adult learner educator.

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have rocked the world of education probably faster than any other innovation in history. In just over a year, MOOCs have gone from being viewed as a panacea for all that ails education to being seen as an imposter: a cheapened form of education.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. We, like others, believe the reason for this to be the present education system design that was perfected for the needs of ‘industrialization’. How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning?

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

Early MOOCs were often nothing more than long video lectures with a few multiple choice questions at the end—if you read much MOOC literature, you will know that these early implementations were roundly criticized for their poor pedagogy and almost complete lack of meaningful learning experiences.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

For education to be effective and engaging, it needs to be adaptable for the needs of individual learners. MOOCs treat all learners the same, and a one-size-fits-all approach works just as well for education as it does for clothing, which is not well at all.

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

Your Training Edge

Formally, the blended learning is defined as a formal education program where the learners learn at least in part through online delivery of the instruction and content with some component of student control over place, time, path or pace. It is a cost effective solution.

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How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?

eFront

Moore (1989) believes that interaction is a central component of online education and he describes three types of interaction: Learner to Content : The learner to content interaction refers to the interaction between the learner and the content or subject matter. Joan T.

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Learning Vs. Training & Development

Your Training Edge

I have talked about a lot regarding training and development, in my previous blog posts, both in educational and professional context. No doubt, both the concepts are inextricably joined, but they are distinctive aspects of an educational process.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] January4-7, 2012 Association for ScienceTeacher Education (ASTE) International Conference, Clearwater Beach,Florida, USA. link] January5-8, 2012 Hawaii InternationalConference on Education , 10 th , Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

Your Training Edge

In fact, research has shown that this is the least effective way to convert a traditional class into a MOOC. The MOOC development team usually includes several members of the L&D team, a technical support team, and often an outside consultant specializing in MOOC design and pedagogy.

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Your Training Edge

Developers in both areas must build courses based on sound pedagogy and best practices. To be effective, rapid elearning MOOCs, like all training elements, need to be relevant, address employees’ needs, and have a real impact on job performance. Rapid elearning and MOOCs can both take advantage of the newest innovations in training, including open educational resources (OER), multimedia resources, and the vast number of tools available for communication and collaboration.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment): Open source learning platform mostly implemented in education settings. Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

Professional content It may be my perception, but the pedagogy that is often so prevalent in the writing of teachers, about resources for teaching and learning, is often scarce in the writing of instructional designers, when writing about the same things. Is it the pedagogy?

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

WBT Systems

62% of those with an association e-learning strategy said e-learning has increased the net revenue of their educational offerings, compared to 45% of those without a strategy. Education is part of the mission of nearly every association. More questions from Tagoras: What value do your e-learning programs offer that is different from, or potentially superior to, the value offered in your face-to-face educational offerings? The future looks bright for association e-learning.

Free e-Learning books

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> Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C. It’s a must-read for all association educators!&# 
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Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

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LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. The Evidence on Online Education - Lars is Learning , July 18, 2009. E-Learner Survival Guide & My Language Notebook - WISE Pedagogy , July 30, 2009. SchoolRack » Create a FREE Teacher Website or Educational Blog! Best of eLearning Learning. July 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Events.