A solid education platform

Clark Quinn

In the past couple of days, I’ve come across two different initiatives to improve education. And certainly our education system can stand improvement. The post A solid education platform appeared first on Learnlets.

Teach Online to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint


eLearning goes a long way to helping educators and institutions significantly reduce the overall carbon footprint of the courses that they offer. While scientists agree that the effects of global. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

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The learnification of education

E-Learning Provocateur

I start this post by thanking Angela Towndrow , a fellow Aussie whom I met virtually via a mooc, and from whom I continue to draw insights on things related to education. On the contrary, I see facilitation as a means of education.

Teaching programming languages online – challenges and how to address them


Education & Technology Language Learning Online Education Teaching Online Teaching Trends and Best Practices learn programming learn programming online online programming courses teach languages online teach online teach programming online

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Reasons to be teaching

Learning with e's

Being an educator of children is one of the most noble callings anyone could answer. Choosing to educate means being a professional learner. How you learn often reflects how you teach. How you behave while in view of the children teaches them something else.

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7 Ways Digital Education Is Transforming Teaching Methods

eLearning Industry

Educational Technology Educational Technology Tools Educational Technology Trends eLearning Benefits K12 EducationTechnology is transforming the way we live our lives, from the time we wake up till the time we go to bed. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Preparing for Teaching This Academic Year

Kapp Notes

As I prepare to enter my 19th year teaching at the University, I have had the privilege of watching several alumni from our program (students I have taught) go on to become professors and teach at other universities, colleges, community colleges and other academic institutions.

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Educate everyone

E-Learning Provocateur

It heralded a new dawn in educational technology. With the trust and goodwill your education generates, I’d wager that plenty of prospective customers will prefer the brand that empowered them. So don’t just educate your staff. Educate everyone.

Should Instructional Designers “Teach to the Test”?

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a lot of angst these days in the education field about “teaching to the test.” They are viewed as hold-overs of an out-of-touch education system. This reviewer said, “We need to go beyond teaching to the test.”

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eLearning, Educational Technology or Technology in Education?


The post eLearning, Educational Technology or Technology in Education? English Learn Teach define edtech edtech educational technology elearning online teaching teaching technology technology in education

Lecture capture — as ubiquitous as online teaching


Digital technology has been a massive boon for students and educators. Server-side Recording Teaching Online Training and Education Technology Virtual Classroom leacture capture Online Teaching teach online virtual classroomBy incorporating online learning components, teachers can make the material more compelling and engaging, allowing students. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

Passion for education

Learning with e's

We all need inspiration, and many would argue that we perform better as educators when we have passion. We need to see education for what it is - the means to draw out the best from children and give them the best preparation to thrive in the world.

Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. So, the conclusion from the literature with a preponderance of evidence is that yes, games can teach! The most poignant statements Hays makes in his meta-analysis, in my opinion, is his statement that we need instructional designers involved in the educational game design process.

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. So, the conclusion from the literature with a preponderance of evidence is that yes, games can teach! The most poignant statements Hays makes in his meta-analysis, in my opinion, is his statement that we need instructional designers involved in the educational game design process.

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eLearning Technology in Education: How Much is Too Much?


Education & Technology Online Education Online Training Teaching Trends and Best Practices Various elearning elearning technologies elearning technology elearning technology in education

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Whole Brain Teaching – The fastest growing education

E-learning Uncovered

For Teacher or School Administrators: Teaching Students Affected By Poverty is The #1 Challenge You Face

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Why experts should be teaching online


Free education is here to stay. Now it is easier for them to start teaching online and share their knowledge. The post Why experts should be teaching online appeared first on Teachlr Blog. And it is a big opportunity for experts.

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Fractal education

Learning with e's

The Mandelbrot set pictured here is one such fractal , and I sometimes use it in my talks to illustrate a key educational point. And some education is similar in nature. The teacher has learnt a body of knowledge around their specialism, and can teach this readily to the students.

ELearning in Higher Education – Achieving a Scale


While online learning is a fairly recent phenomenon in the realm of higher education, the cascade of positive effects that come with the adoption of this approach is undeniable. Education & Technology higher education Online Education Teaching Online Various elearning elearning in higher education elearning initiatives Online Learning

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Keynote Resources: Distance Teaching and Learning Conference

Kapp Notes

Great time at the Distance Teaching and Learning Conference in Madison Wisconsin. Wonderful conference discussing all the great things happening in higher education around distance learning. Core Strategies for Teaching in Higher Ed. Grant Writing for Education.

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Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

Training can be used to help teach many different things including facts, step-by-step processes, and soft skills like team work. So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are different ways to teach and assess these various types of learning.

What Copywriting Can Teach Us About Writing for an Audience

Association eLearning

Do your best to make your content easy to consume, engaging, and useful, and you will stand a much better chance of that content doing it’s job and educating your reader.

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Entrepreneur Camp for Instructional Designers: Teaching Disruption

Kapp Notes

Then entrepreneur Jan Bakker, the Co-Founder of QuizWorks discussed his journey to becoming an educational entrepreneur and how he quickly tests ideas and concepts to see if the potential buyer will but the idea or not…literally.

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The State of Video in Education 2017


Video is one of the most popular methods used in online education. One thing is for sure: video isn’t going anywhere when it comes to online education. The company Kaltura performed a poll of over 1,000 educators to produce the infographic above.

Online Versus Traditional Education


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.

Top 6 Educational Technology Trends Right Now

eLearning Industry

Technology today is helping teachers to enhance their teaching beyond traditional text-based learning and engage students with practical ways of learning. In this article, you will find what kind of technologies will be used for education in the future for the betterment of students. eLearning Trends Educational Technology Educational Technology Trends Free Educational Technology

Teaching artistry

Learning with e's

Passing colleagues were a little surprised to see me teaching in the art room, completely out of context. Normally I'm found teaching a session on educational theory or psychology, or information and communication technologies. I taught my first art lesson today.

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Teaching on WordPress


Since its inception, WordPress has been molded and shaped in unique ways, and has rightfully found its way into education and training. Because of its ease-of-use, WordPress allows educational and training professionals to quickly create valuable content.

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Surviving higher education: 7 top tips

Learning with e's

Image from Pixabay Here are top 7 survival tips for working in higher education (or for that matter, any profession). Surviving higher education: 7 top tips by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Education’s Killer App

CLO Magazine

We’ve fallen into an education rut. Teach, test, accredit. For many students, this cycle of education is done to them rather than with them. The result is an education system that resembles a massive, smokestack-topped factory churning out the newest model for the showroom floor.

Teaching & Learning Conference

Moodle Journal

Last we week had our Teaching & Learning Conference day here at the College, and as part of that I was asked to deliver a session on eLearning.

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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.

Top Tools for Online Teaching


Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. Teaching Tools & Technologies. Tap into Sloan-C for community, insight, inspiration, education, and professional resources geared specifically to online educators.

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Multisensory Teaching Techniques

Your Training Edge

Currently, most teaching techniques just engage either the vision or auditory system of students- the use of the slideshow & lecture combo is becoming widespread. Multisensory teaching techniques express information that can be received by multiple senses.

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8 Essential Questions on The Future Of Corporate Education In 2018

Your Training Edge

The general corporate education has gone through a major transformation during the last couple of years. Several learning experience platforms are opting for microlearning as included in the corporate education system.

Find the Best Educational Technology Tools for Your Teaching Style


Old-school educators may despise educational technology because they are used to conventional teaching methods, but teachers who have tried using modern tools cannot deny that they enable them to connect with their students better than ever.

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How Do You Learn to Teach Online? Here are 9 Tips!


Tips to help online educators plan their first course. With online education a growing force on the market, more enterprising individuals than ever before are finding themselves inspired to launch an online course of their own. However, for many of these potential educators, the first hurdle is learning how to teach a course. Here’s some of our top tips to help you make your start as an online educator. Read online teaching blogs.

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