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

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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.

eLearning Conferences 2012

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> Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! An explanation for the format of the list can be found HERE Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Free eLearning Resources Visit our channel on YouTube Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change ; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] March5-6, 2012 Heartland eLearning Conference, Edmond, Oklahoma, USA.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

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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

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For education to be effective and engaging, it needs to be adaptable for the needs of individual learners. The take-home message is that a MOOC is not a pedagogy, it is a framework , and within that framework many things can happen, including learner-centered instruction.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. Clark: I’m a strong believer in social constructivist pedagogies, e.g. problem-based and service learning, whereby a curriculum is activity, not content. How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning?

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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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?

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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

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