Online Learning Space: Why Teachers Should Use It?

ProProfs

With the massive worldwide adoption of the web at the start of the 2000s, a lot of brand new learning technologies were developed, allowing learners and teachers alike to have an alternative experience. That being said, a lot of people still have an aversion towards online learning and they aren’t aware of just how many benefits there are of teaching students in an online environment. Managing and tracking learning courses is better. Learning & Training

Learning spaces and places

Learning with e's

This entire series on technology affordances was started off by a remark I made during the 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference , and my subsequent blogpost which I called ' Angels in the architecture '. in which I highlighted the fact that affordances are emergent attributes of the design that are based on perceptions, and we must therefore be careful how we select technologies to support learning. Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => Dunlap Learning 2.0

Content as curriculum?

Learning with 'e's

Content is still very much king in schools, because 'content as curriculum' is easy and cost effective to deliver, and that is what most governments require and impose. and was it really worth all those hours learning how to conjugate amo, amas, amat simply to be able to one day identify a strange fish, when all you need to do in the digital mobile age is Google it? How much do children now need to learn in school that is knowledge based? Web Google

How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

Take communication for example, face to face communication is now replaced by communication on the world of web where we express real emotions using virtual emoticons. That being said for the humor, let’s explore how augmented reality can be used for technology based learning, such as e-learning and m-learning. Obviously, this creates the potential to redefine learning spaces by making the learning experience much more exciting and powerful.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Working in the space of 3D virtual immersive environments (VIE) is a small, but dedicated group of people who are creating some really wonderful and powerful learning. Andrew is very passionate about creating engaging, educational, and entertaining learning experience through web-based training and simulations. Kapp: So tell us what you are doing these days and about your work in 3D learning spaces. Dynamic web-based administrative log-in, and much more.

What is #responsivelearning and why should I care?

Xyleme

Responsive design promises to help companies future-proof their content and deliver more mobile experiences faster and better, but responsive learning is lagging behind. Have you heard of Responsive Web Design (RWD)? RWD promises to help companies future-proof their content and deliver more mobile learning experiences faster and better. What is taking us so long to adopt this approach for learning content?

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Why should you consider mobile-first for your corporate training?

Gnowbe

Few doubt that mobile is the future and will fundamentally impact our way of life across many areas – but what does it mean for you as a business leader, what does it mean for the future of corporate learning and what exactly are the options? “Mobile-responsive” versus “mobile-first” Mobile-responsive and mobile-first are buzz words in the software, e-learning and many other industries. Top 3 watch outs when selecting a mobile-first learning solution.

20 free webinars

Ed App

There are few feelings as satisfying as learning something new and understanding a concept you’ve been struggling with. In this free webinar, you’ll learn how to set priorities, establish a spending plan, improve your credit history, and create a lasting savings habit.

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Will Learning Adopt the Linux Model for Development in the Future?

Upside Learning

It was very interesting to draw parallels between some of what he says and learning. So, it’s a big, giant web of trust helping this go on.”. Web of Trust’ Networks of trust are becoming very important to the way we create products/services where each individual on the network is a potential contributor. The ability to target and influence knowledge leaders will lead to similar effects on their networks as well.

Tips for Conducting Successful Virtual ILT Sessions

G-Cube

By definition, a virtual classroom is a platform which enables the instructors and learners carry out a learning process over Web, in lieu of a traditional classroom. This definition is sometimes misconstrued to suggest that a virtual classroom should mimic an actual classroom in all features and characteristics, to attain effectiveness of learning. Graphics and animation can be used extensively and are very effective – from a design as well as delivery perspective.

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Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

I had the opportunity to interview Mayra Aixa Villar , instructional designer and thought leader in the mobile learning space. Mayra has authored articles for ASTD and Learning Solutions Magazine and writes frequently on her personal blog. If you are interested in where mobile learning is headed, or in how mobile learning is different from “regular eLearning,” read on! What tips would you give a learning designer new to designing for mobile devices?

Building a Modern Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

eThink Education

As we head into the second decade of the 21st century, now more than ever is the time to break away from traditional learning methods and start incorporating modern technologies and blended learning experiences into your training and education programs. There are a variety of eLearning technologies and strategies that can be utilized in any educational context, both workplace to academic, to achieve better learning outcomes. Digital Learning: We’ve Come a Long Way.

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What are the top characteristics of the online teaching system?

Pinlearn

When you consider establishing the best online teaching system, you need to think about facilitating a flexible learning system within a structured, private, yet always open environment. Building an effective online teaching system can be both exciting and challenging at the same time. Here are some of the top characteristics of highly effective online teaching system. Sometimes you can combine all of these elements in a streamlined effect. e-learning Online Courses

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Top 4 Digital Learning Tips

KZO Innovations

As the market for e-Learning will be worth over $50 billion by 2016, organizations need to improve their practices in order to deliver effective digital learning resources. Read on to uncover the available types of e-Learning, the right blend of learning and e-Learning , and some strategic objectives you should consider setting this year. Let these 4 tips guide your digital learning success! Want more learning insight?

9 Reasons Why eLearning Is the Future of Education

Hurix Digital

The concept of traditional learning has been changed radically when classroom training was the only option for learners. With the increased adoption of the Internet and new technologies, it is possible to access quality education online using a computer and web connection. Let's discuss each of them one by one and learn how eLearning in education is the future in detail below: 1. eLearning allows students to set up their own learning space. Blended Learning.

Imagined worlds

Learning with e's

One of the new skills that teachers will need to master in the future will be the ability to manage virtual learning spaces. Learning always takes place in the mind of the learner, but the formalised activities of learning have never been confined to the classroom. The use of web based resources and networked computers enable students to enter worlds previously inaccessible, allowing them to explore within that imagined world we call 'cyberspace'.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream.

Latest Takeaways from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

With more and more corporate entities telling their employees not to come into the office and/or do not do any business related travel, I am calling on Learning Solutions and ATD to cancel their trade shows for 2020. I’d recommend that Learning Solutions which is scheduled for the end of March-early April to announce their cancellation for 2020 or a postponement to the Fall. ATD2020, to cancel their show in Denver or postpone to the fall. E-Learning 24/7.

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Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

eLearning 24-7

I note this, because this post covers my new Learning Systems RFP Template , which includes the latest NexGen Tier 4 feature sets. vILT – The instructor/presenter/trainer appears via a web conferencing tool through the system, or on some other virtual tool/system, and conducts the session online. It is a new term in the e-learning space. . Machine Learning – System uses an algorithm, which is initially “trained” based on a set of data.

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7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

Here’re the questions and my answers as presented to the students: Learning Design Evangelist Clark Quinn Answers Questions. Clark: Several: The first is folks who only know the surface level of ID, not understanding the nuances of the components of learning (examples, concepts, etc), and consequently creating ineffective designs without even being aware. Do you foresee a future where higher education is delivered primarily through distance learning?

Perception in the E-Learning World

eLearning 24-7

In the e-learning space there continues to be in some sectors, a perception problem. From Talent Management systems with learning as a component, to learning systems in general, to new learningtech tools, perception really creates conflict, where it doesn’t have to be that way. . Let’s first take a look at the term e-learning itself. When coined all those decades ago, it was an umbrella term for online learning. Web Conferencing Tools.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. MOBILE LEARNING.

Corporate LMS Forecasts 2018

eLearning 24-7

The essentials are mobile driven, with the learner focused on using the mobile side of the house, while the admin functionality is web based. Some KRTs will play both front on web, using your browser and with mobile as the primary. Ideally, and by 2019, I think you will see mobile only for learner, and web only for admin. . Regardless, if you want into the space, and are not seeking LMS route, I’d go here. Digital learning courses. Add learning. .

What is Microlearning and How Does it Drive Employee Engagement?

Obsidian Learning

Aren’t microlearning strategies firmly established in the learning toolkit? They are indeed…and yet, we at Obsidian Learning believe that our unique conceptual approach to microlearning brings some added value to how microlearning is viewed and –more importantly – how it is applied – as part of a larger learning strategy. And we will never lose sight of the most important aspect of microlearning (well, any learning): the learner.

Part 3 of Interview with Virtual Worlds 3D Pioneer Randy Hinrichs

Kapp Notes

Kapp: What do you see as the obstacles to widespread adoption of virtual worlds for learning? As the Internet continues to evolve as a social network and a 3D space, the adoption changes, and the obstacles go down, because people demand them to. Kapp: One last question, in your new book, you talk about the concept of “thinking in 3D” can you explain that concept and why it is so critical to crafting an effective virtual world learning experience?

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning?

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University Partners With Businesses to Improve Education

CLO Magazine

San Jose State seeks to build on what it does now to enhance student learning and preparation for the workplace. Moreover, San Jose State is supporting faculty in using and applying next-generation technologies to better support students' learning by partnering with corporate neighbors and with other educational efforts such as Harvard-MIT-UC Berkeley's edX and Carnegie Mellon University's Open Learning Initiative. Leveraging game-based resources for student learning.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “

10 Free Learning Management Systems

Ed App

Learning is an integral part of being human. We learn our whole lives, from the groundwork of mathematics, such as counting, addition and subtraction, to more complicated concepts such as how the universe works and what our place in the galaxy is. Learning is typically associated with classrooms, but as smartphone technologies become more ubiquitous, mobile learning and eLearning are gaining in popularity. L&D learning and development lms LMS

10 Free Authoring Tools

Ed App

Learning has never been easier. As smartphone technologies have become more available, mobile learning and eLearning are gaining in popularity. More people displaying an interest in learning means there’s an increased appetite to build courses. An eLearning authoring tool is a type of software that allows you to create digital training content, convert it into an eLearning format, and distribute it among learners via a learning management system.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation. Understandably, it has a natural impact on corporate e-learning as well. In today’s scenario, with our renewed understanding of how people ‘learn’ (mostly informal, social, and less formal), this gains considerable significance. Like many of you out there, we too believe that, in today’s learning landscape we need ‘learning rebels’ and ‘learning provocateurs’, and not ‘learning conformists’.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes.

5A Learning for the digital age

CLO Magazine

The “consumerization of IT” ushered in by the five digital forces — social, mobile, big data and analytics, cloud, and AI and robotics — has changed the way we work, interact and learn. Learning in the New World. To be a global organization and drive growth in the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, or VUCA, world, it is important to drive a culture of continuous learning. However, in the post-digital era, the explosion of technology has revolutionized learning.