Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning

Lambda Solutions

Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money? Moodle helps this process by allowing education instituties to offer their online courses – even entire online learning programs – at a profit.

10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning

Raptivity

One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective.

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Online Learning Plagiarism Horror Stories

Experiencing eLearning

It’s a common complaint about online education that students plagiarize, but my horror stories aren’t about students. My horror stories are about developing online courses. Of course, educating people doesn’t help if they don’t care whether they plagiarize or not.

Online Learning and Higher Education: A Sleeping Giant Awakens

Absorb LMS

Shortly after the dot-com bubble burst in 2000, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ stock exchange plummeting, I interviewed a director of learning and development at one of the major semiconductor companies. The dot-com bubble meltdown had a huge impact on workplace learning and development.

Online Learning Trends and Challenges

LearnDash

The presence of online learning in education and corporate environments is strong. The economies of scale from a robust online course program simply cannot be ignored anymore. The rise in online courses is what has made the flipped learning method quite popular.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

The first 100% online university. In 1999, Jones International became the first online university in the U.S. to be accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. By 1999, other online universities were on the scene including the University of Phoenix and Western Governors University which was a consortium of small colleges in the rocky mountain area. Some online universities offered degrees for as low as $4,800 USD, and a doctorate as low as $12K.

Online Learning and Higher Education: A Sleeping Giant Awakens

Absorb LMS

Shortly after the dot-com bubble burst in 2000, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ stock exchange plummeting, I interviewed a director of learning and development at one of the major semiconductor companies. The dot-com bubble meltdown had a huge impact on workplace learning and development.

10 ways Gamification can save Online Learning

Growth Engineering

When online learning became popular, a lot of businesses thought it would be a magic wand that could transform their training all by itself. Although online learning has many benefits, it’s not as if you can switch over from instructor-led training and instantly reap the rewards.

Why online learning is better than in-person learning

Learnkit

Making changes to education is no simple task. Deviations from traditional learning models are often met with resistance, while introducing new technologies or methods often rely on systemic change. If you’re considering moving to online learning solutions, it’s important to know why.

BUSTED: Online Learning Myths [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

It is no secret that today we are seeing online learning really take-off as more educational institutions buy into the benefits that these kinds of programs offer. there are many states that are adopting reforms that support digital learning. online learning

What Millennials Want from Member Education

Association eLearning

What type of education offerings does the incoming generation want and how is what they want different from other generations? I have learned from a computer for the majority of my life. There are many perspectives on what Millennials want out of their online education experience.

Sue describes her online learning as excruciating

Allison Rossett

Sue decided that e-learning made the most sense for her. She did it for the usual reasons associated with online education: access on demand, novelty, and location, location, location. Sue’s online lessons offer up lessons for those involved with e-learning.

Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

So, you’ve decided to embrace online learning at your association. Have you anticipated the risk in online learning? How many people are in your education department? Creating the internal infrastructure to support online learning is a critical first step.

Online Learning Needs a Robust E-Commerce System

Web Courseworks

When I write blog posts for Web Courseworks, I’m typically focused on the philosophy and design of adult education, and for good reason: there are many special educational considerations for adult learners, and I want to design curricula that best meets their needs.

Top 21 Online Learning Websites You Should Know About

CommLab India

Are you new to e-learning courseware development? Never developed an online learning before? Have no formal skills in crafting e-learning materials? Developing learning material that is effective can be a little daunting for first-timers. Mobile Learning.

Online Learning – What you need to know

Growth Engineering

What is Online Learning? Online Learning, eLearning, Distance Education; call it what you will, training employees online has grown to become a multi-billion-dollar industry. How does Online Learning work?

Online Versus Traditional Education

LearnDash

If you were to look at the educational landscape only 15 to 20 years ago then it would look a lot different than it does today. In fact, these strategies are so common today that one might say they are now part of the ‘traditional’ education model. elearning online learnin

Online Learning and Self-Determination Theory

B Online Learning

Motivation is important in many areas such as schools, workplaces, sporting teams and education just to name a few. We should think about how we can help satisfy people’s psychological needs in an online environment. Contemporary Educational Psychology.

Online Learning to Solve US Teacher Shortage

Lambda Solutions

Current education reform debate in the US centers around the dilemma that high-quality teachers are in high-demand, yet the larger system in place to recruit and retain such teachers is ineffective. online learning

Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees

TOPYX LMS

These company leaders should know that online learning is the best type of learning for employees. Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees. online learning) that highlighted the advantages of this mode of learning.

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). If you sign up for an in-person workshop but need to watch an online video that explains the basics before you attend, that’s an example of blended learning.

Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process

Web Courseworks

Julie Petersen is a tutor and a blogger, who features the latest career and educational trends in her articles. At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. Allow us to suggest some great online tools that will make you a better learner!

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Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry. Yet, how much more could I have learned if I didn’t have to drive across town to take the course?

Lynda.com Graduates to Next Level of Online Learning

CLO Magazine

After LinkedIn acquired online education company Lynda.com in 2015 for $1.5 Whether courses are from Lynda, home made or acquired from third parties, they will now all be available via LinkedIn Learning,” said Kevin Simon, senior director of product for platform.

How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

eLearning 24-7

If you are a bricks and mortar college or university, you may be considering offering online courses. When you ask folks what was the first 100% online university most will say the University of Phoenix. The first was Jones International, which also was the first accredited online university. After Jones International, the number of “for-profit” online universities started to pop up everywhere. Research on online universities. Learning approach.

Top 5 Benefits of Online Learning

Lambda Solutions

According to enrollment information gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, over 80% of classes were delivered entirely online in 2014. online learning

5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable

TOPYX LMS

Online learning is valuable – this statement is practically inarguable. The answer is simple: online learning, or eLearning, is both incredibly convenient and highly effective for adult learners. 5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable.

Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?

CourseArc

On one hand, the rapid growth of Internet technologies has seen a corresponding growth in online education. A 2015 survey by Babson Survey Research Group found that online students grew by nearly 4% over the previous year. Which Education Format Works Better?

Getting Your Association’s Board Behind Online Learning

Association eLearning

Understandably, some association executives have anxiety about the type of resistance they may face when presenting online learning to their board for the first time. Start with the purpose of offering online education rather than with the concept itself.

Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are different ways to teach and assess these various types of learning. It’s usually easier to create learning offerings for the lower levels of learning, like memorizing a definition.

Benchmarking Online Learning

Jay Cross

WHAT KEEPS WORKERS FROM LEARNING ONLINE? 41% find current online learning not relevant to their need. 26% find learning content uninspiring. 22% learning objectives are not clear. WHAT DO LEARNERS VALUE HIGHLY FOR LEARNING? 49% live online learning.

Online Learning Has Become The New Normal

LearnDash

Back in 2004 I was working a summer internship at an automotive supplier, and during my time there I was tasked with helping set-up an internal “corporate university” This was my first taste into what we know as e-learning today, and it sure was different. The online courses were tedious (literally a recorded PowerPoint presentation). The e-learning universe has grown considerably since 2004. Simple: it’s the new “normal” way that we learn.

Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

You’re getting ready to launch a brand new online course or webinar series for your members and there’s just one last thing to do – decide how much you will charge for it. Here are a few important things to keep in mind when valuing membership education.

Growth of online learning

eFront

In recent years, online learning has exponentially increased in popularity. Technological innovations have enabled people of all ages to learn from a distance and by utilizing a variety of different mediums; from video tutorials to info graphics and slideshows.