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Why do we need to know the hottest eLearning trends? Why not innovate learning with what we already have?

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Ladan Nikravan Senior Editor at MediaTec Publishing , asked the following question in a LinkedIn group that I follow, Chief Learning Officer Magazine. This is such a rewarding way to build our learners PLN and have them engage in effective eLeanring pedagogy.

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

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Enter the “rapid elearning MOOC.”. The idea of rapid elearning has been around since 2004. The concept was developed by Jennifer de Vries of Bersin and Associates in response to a survey whose findings showed that 89% of organizations needed to create elearning in three weeks or less. According to de Vries, the main elements of rapid elearning are as follows: Elearning can be developed in three weeks or less. Technology is changing at an exponential rate.

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.

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

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Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L. The rise of mLearning has also driven adoption of the Tin Can xAPI eLearning content standard which can track far more learning activities than older standards like SCORM. Success elearning

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

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Cook raised an interesting question at the Instructional Design and eLearning Professionals' Group " How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?" A primary area of investment in corporate eLearning development is asynchronous learning. Joan T.

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

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The huge response to these courses ignited a fire under the entire education community – many people praised MOOCs for their ability to offer unprecedented access to education at a low cost, while many others criticized them for unsound pedagogy and lack of student accountability.

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.

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?

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

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Best of eLearning Learning. Upcoming Free eLearning Events. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. How To Add Realism To eLearning - The eLearning Coach , July 17, 2009 Adding realism to eLearning should improve learning transfer, which will prepare learners for situations they might really encounter. July 2009.

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).

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

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Don’t forget LinkedIn, colleges and universities , MOOCs, and other for-profit online learning platforms.). One pedagogy principle to remember: learning will be forgotten if it’s not reinforced periodically. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the prospect of all the changes you must make to develop a more effective and successful e-learning program. Associations Blog association Continuing Professional Development e-Learning elearning report tagoras

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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> 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. 382 Tips on the SELECTION of an LMS or LCMS - eLearning Guild.is