Why lectures?

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A recent article on the BBC News website asks why lectures aren't obsolete. It seems strange that although research points to their ineffectiveness as a method of learning, lectures still figure predominantly in higher education. The third concerns the nature of the lecture itself.

Five Benefits of Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

To deliver effective content, many instructors are turning to video lecture content to share learning materials without having to be directly in the classroom. So why use lecture capture? Below are five benefits of lecture capture: 1.

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Five Benefits of Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

To deliver effective content, many instructors are turning to video lecture content to share learning materials without having to be directly in the classroom. So why use lecture capture? Below are five benefits of lecture capture: 1.

How to Draw Attention in Video Lectures

learnWorlds

Video lectures are one of the most promising teaching materials in online learning. Empirical evidence suggests that adding attentional cues in the instructor behavior guides learners’ visual attention and thus improves their learning performance in video lectures.

Random Thoughts on Passive Learning and Lectures

Kapp Notes

The study of 225 studies stated that undergraduate students in classes with traditional stand-and-deliver lectures are 1.5 Lectures can be effective for conveying information – but not more so than a whole range of other methods, including independent study of textbooks.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake. Do you need extra effects? Happy video lecturing!

This Week on #TalkTech: Recorded lectures, Duolingo, and Games Against Falling IQ

Bottom-Line Performance

Can recorded lectures replace university professors? In this article, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales makes the bold claim that university lectures “are doomed.” Recorded lectures. Flynn himself found the effect to be reversing since the early 1990s.

Different Types of Lecturers –Not all are Good–Which Inhabit Your Organization

Kapp Notes

People often like to compare game-based learning to lectures. Many people don’t realize there are also different types of lectures and most lecture types are not that good. lecturers to an inventor and then validated by direct observation.

This Week on #TalkTech: Games vs Lectures, Spaced Learning Online and Beautiful Graphic Design for eLearning

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Topic #1: Can lectures be as effective learning methods as games? Thiagi is a strong proponent of games, interactions, and learning through self-exploration rather than lecture. Specifically he compares games to lectures and how we should decide which will be most effective.

Top 6 Cameras for Video Lectures

iSpring Solutions

Picking the right recording gear is the lion’s share of the overall success in creating an effective video lecture. Shared. In this article, we will review cameras (webcams and camcorders) for close-up filming of an instructor’s head at an office desk, also called a talking head.

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related). The eLearning modules act as the “lecture”, which learners do on their own time.

Top 10 Effective Time Management Tactics

Your Training Edge

Therefore, effective time management is a must. The following are the top 10 effective time management tactics you can employ to maintain a balanced lifestyle while you study.

Your Brain Prefers Interactive Stories: Not Lectures

Vignettes Learning

Why do we snooze when we are lectured at and why do we perk up when we are watching a story unfold? In the previous installments we talked about the different learner types as well as the elements of an effective interactive story that positively impact each kind of learner.

10 Effective Communication Techniques

KnowledgeCity

Effective communication in the workplace leads to positive workflow and higher productivity. 10 Techniques for Effective Communication. A quick five-minute conversation motivates employees far more than a three-hour lecture.

Creating Effective ELearning For Kids

LearnDash

Young children are not very good at sitting through lectures and remembering key points. It will go a long way in determining the effectiveness of the elearning in the first place, and also help to bring others up-to-speed in the event that they are not entirely grasping the content.

How Technology Can Make Corporate Training Programs More Effective

Your Training Edge

Technology has made effectively effortless for designing and disseminating training programs to firm freshman and newcomers to the new business fields. With slowing down manuscripts written by hands amid going promptly downright dedicate letter-sized papers on with the printing mode. Oh wait!

Training An Employee- Truths and Fallacies

Your Training Edge

There are several types and techniques of training to facilitate the employees in doing their jobs effectively and efficiently. Where one method of training will be effective in one department, it won’t be of so much use in another department.

7 Tips for Writing Effective Scenario-Based Learning

InfoPro Learning

Children learn better through a story or a scenario that they can relate to, than from lectures and speeches, and us adults are no different. But how do you write concrete scenarios that are both believable and effective?

How to Effectively Use Video for Training

LearnDash

To make sure that your videos in your online training are effective, there are some easy steps to take. Don’t worry, you do not have to be a video editing magician to make effective videos. Remove “talking heads” – no one wants to be lectured.

Improve your lessons: 3 ways to make them more effective

Challenge to Learn

They will make your lessons and courses more effective and more fun, and any teacher, trainer or coach can do it. If you ‘ flip your classroom ‘ you reverse the lecture and homework elements of a lesson: do the lecture at home and do homework at school.

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Improve your lessons: 3 ways to make them more effective

Challenge to Learn

They will make your lessons and courses more effective and more fun, and any teacher, trainer or coach can do it. If you ‘ flip your classroom ‘ you reverse the lecture and homework elements of a lesson: do the lecture at home and do homework at school.

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How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

While it’s good that employers provide training for their employees, it doesn’t mean that training is always effective. It’s amazing how the same exact training content is more effective delivered through one method as opposed to another. Training is like oxygen to a company.

How to Create an Effective Training Program for Your Non-Native Employees

Your Training Edge

One of these is creating effective training programs that ensure everyone within a company has the relevant skills and knowledge to achieve desired results. As you can imagine, active learning is considerably more effective.

Effective Training Design & Delivery Considerations

ePath Learning

The effectiveness of an LMS relies on both the LMS technology and the quality of your training content. Training objectives are the foundation of an effective training strategy. Can the skill or desired behavior be assessed in terms of accuracy and effectiveness?

Best Practices for Effective Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

What are the instructional design planning practices, and how should course creators go about putting them in effect? Knowing what ticks for certain set of people can help you go a long way in effectively designing an online course. People study for many reasons.

Here’s An Easy Way to Create Whiteboard Lectures for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

They can get the information out, but many fail at effectively getting the information in. Applying Roam’s ideas to your elearning courses helps you structure the content and makes it more visually effective. It’s a simple tool that lets you write and capture your whiteboard lectures.

How to Deliver Blended Learning Courses Effectively

Hurix Digital

In this blog let’s discuss how to deliver blended learning courses effectively. It doesn’t simply mean learning through a virtual medium, but rather utilizing the virtual medium effectively to afford students and teachers flexibility in terms of pace, time, and place.

Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?

CourseArc

Comparing the effectiveness of eLearning against its in-person peer poses a challenge. When we measure the effectiveness of education, we have to take multiple variables into account. Support – Instructors, lecturers, and mentors are often more available on-site.

Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively

ProProfs

Effective employee management is a distinct trade for HR departments for a long time, and looking after the learning & development (L&D) needs of employees is a key part of it. Wondering how to manage virtual teams effectively in terms of training?

7 Videos That Help You Build Effective Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

During this unprecedented time of remote learning , creating effective, engaging online courses can be challenging. Create Effective Course Videos [Checklist]. Video lectures are the backbone of any effective online course.

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How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

You were able to easily measure your content’s effectiveness and student performance. By humanizing your content and leveraging the benefits of asynchronous communication and learning, you can create courses that are as effective — or even more effective — as face-to-face learning.

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Is E-learning Content Repurposing The Answer To Effective Use Of Available Resources?

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Similarly, PowerPoint presentations in instructor-led classroom training often serve as visual aids and lecture guides for the instructor, with majority of the content delivered verbally. Though a frequently adopted strategy, repurposing content requires effective management and strategy.

What does this button do?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

but knowing enough about the system as a whole is enough to be aware of how we can use the whole system effectively. Do your training manuals talk about Echo360 or Panopto, or more generally about lecture capture and how/why it is used?

Creating Interactive Videos from Really Boring Talking Heads, Lectures and Demo Videos

Vignettes Learning

Conclusion Videos that are proactive, useful and interactive can be used for more effective learning. How does the world of video abundance impact the way we learn? We live in a world of so much abundance in terms of videos, whether it be corporate training or personal videos.

The black hole of adult education

E-Learning Provocateur

The diagrams themselves were outdated — showing only the original configuration of the Mir and not the myriad modifications made over the eleven-year lifespan of the station — but so were the lectures.