How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 2: Goals and Assessments

CourseArc

In part one of our guide , we showed you how to define the learning objectives for a new eLearning course or training, and how to develop a strong course outline that ensures your objectives will be met. Enlist help from consultants or other professionals who may be well versed in the process.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. In many current training scenarios, mobile eLearning typically supplements a traditional online or partially online course, or it may completely replace these standard learning delivery options.

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

And how is this innovative concept helping consulting firms extend their reach? Bridgespan is one of the world’s premier nonprofit management consulting firms that empowers mission-driven organizations and philanthropists to accelerate social change.

E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Regardless of the specific technology or pedagogy discussed by the panellists, the overarching advice provided by each one was to give it a go and see what happens. In each case, the null hypothesis is that her new method, idea or product has no effect – on what?

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. One general feature of MOOCs is that they have more assessments than ILT or traditional elearning, and those assessments are more learner-centered.

How to design a micro-learning system for your organisation in 6 easy steps

QuoDeck

Not to forget, coordinating and collaborating with different entities like Learning Consultant, Human Resources, IT and so on. This makes it essential to embrace a participative pedagogy delivered through interactivity. These are more engaging and effective. Step 6 – Effectiveness. Measurement of learning effectiveness is critical to the success of any learning system. elearning microlearning corporate learning learning technology training whitepaper

Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Learner Personas for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , October 5, 2009. Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. User Interface Design For eLearning – Updated - The eLearning Coach , October 25, 2009. eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009. Presentation Backchannel Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 29, 2009.

Any e-learning professional

CommLab India

Isn’t it amazing how far eLearning has come since the early 1990s? Part of being an effective educator involves understanding how adults learn best –Steven Lieb. E-learning course design is the predominant aspect of a good eLearning. eLearning Design eLearning courses

Yes, you do have to change

Clark Quinn

The elearning industry, and the broader learning industry, is severely underperforming the potential (and I’m being diplomatic). We know what leads to effective learning outcomes. And we’ve known it for decades (just because MOOCs are new doesn’t mean their pedagogies are): clear models, annotated examples, and most importantly deep and meaningful practice focused on significant skill shifts (let alone addressing the emotional side of the equation).

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Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

It’s in your mind One of the pioneers of adult learning theory, Malcom Knowles , explored the role of adult education and facilitation (andragogy) versus the traditional style of teaching children (pedagogy).

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I write and design self-paced eLearning for the corporate market. How much of the pedagogy used by IDs is less to do with learning and more to do with design? Is it the pedagogy?

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> 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. Rops, CAE / President, Mickie Rops Consulting Inc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Messy Learning OK. Messy Training Not OK.

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The training doesnt teach what the participants want or need (failure to consult with actual learners while designing the program). The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!