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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

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Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable. A large proportion of younger learners are perpetually online, constantly using their smartphones as gateways into this world.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

All learners are different. For education to be effective and engaging, it needs to be adaptable for the needs of individual learners. In fact, I (and many others) believe that MOOCs are able to support individual learners even better than traditional instructional formats.

What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn’s “2018 Workplace Learning Report” suggests that more than 58 percent of employees prefer to learn at their own pace, which increases the need for more digital learning solutions than ever before.

E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™

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This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. We also consider learning styles and how we can cater for different learners, constructing an experience that will interest and challenge each and every user.

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). To our learners, this is their reality. Learners as Teachers.

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

Coffee and Design

Ladan Nikravan Senior Editor at MediaTec Publishing , asked the following question in a LinkedIn group that I follow, Chief Learning Officer Magazine. They they will probably still stay connected with these learners, reading their blogs, continuing conversations, and sharing resources.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

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Aside from the time savings, the cost savings , and the boost in learner engagement, one of the biggest areas where massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide benefit is education research. Pedagogy is more important than technology. adult professional learners).

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.

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

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This means you won’t be able to see the confused looks on learners’ faces when something is unclear, or be able to change things up quickly when you observe them nodding off. Redesign course materials with learners’ needs in mind.

Learning Vs. Training & Development

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Learning is something that learner desires, sees and needs an immediate application for. Training is the provision of knowledge and information through speech, written words or other kinds of demonstration in a way that instructs the learner.

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

Your Training Edge

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.

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content

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At the risk of stating the obvious, microlearning is a brief and targeted learning approach where learners consume instructional content in short chunks or bites. Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy.

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

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Mastery score: Defines the score a learner must achieve to pass a SCORM module. Many instructors and course developers feel that it’s essential to offer learners mobile options. Navigation: Describes how learners move through a course, website or document.

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

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Commonly supported by media such as videoconferencing and chat, has the potential to support e-learners in the development of learning communities. Learners and teachers experience synchronous eLearning as more social and avoid frustration by asking and answering questions in real time.

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Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

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Developers in both areas must build courses based on sound pedagogy and best practices. Otherwise, as Ray Jimenez, the Chief Learning Architect at Vignettes Learning, puts it: without creating conditions for learners to actively acquire and use knowledge, “our rapid programs are just busy activities and we may have hangovers from drinking too much Rapid tonic.” Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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

Learning Visions

Professional content It may be my perception, but the pedagogy that is often so prevalent in the writing of teachers, about resources for teaching and learning, is often scarce in the writing of instructional designers, when writing about the same things. Is it the pedagogy?

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

WBT Systems

Most likely the cream of the crop—professional development (PD) staff who knew about the survey because they read the Tagoras blog and/or newsletter—professionals who are themselves lifelong learners. However, relying on these insular groups is risky because they don’t represent the full range of learners in your market. Don’t forget LinkedIn, colleges and universities , MOOCs, and other for-profit online learning platforms.).

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Clark: I’m a strong believer in social constructivist pedagogies, e.g. problem-based and service learning, whereby a curriculum is activity, not content. Environments where learners are using digital tools to create or annotate outputs of their collective work are needed. How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning? The remedy is to look to how we use devices to make ourselves more effective.

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

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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. E-Learner Survival Guide & My Language Notebook - WISE Pedagogy , July 30, 2009.

Free e-Learning books

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eLearning Conferences 2012

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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] January 5-8, 2012International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2012), 25 th , Malmö,Sweden.