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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

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.

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. This is such a rewarding way to build our learners PLN and have them engage in effective eLeanring pedagogy.

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).

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. 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.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

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. Online learning works, so let’s shift the conversation to how to make it successful.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

I’ve been writing about massive open online courses (MOOCs) fairly steadily for the past year and a half or so, and over that time, MOOCs have changed considerably from what they were when they first appeared on the scene. Online learning no longer means learning in isolation.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

He is one of the pioneers of online and distance learning, and currently serves as the editor of the influential online open access journal International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning ( IRRODL ). Steve: Your interest in online research is well known.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

This is the third in a series of articles that tackle common objections to and arguments against using massive open online courses (MOOCs) for training. Read the previous article: People Don’t Learn as Well Online. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

Your Training Edge

Formally, the blended learning is defined as a formal education program where the learners learn at least in part through online delivery of the instruction and content with some component of student control over place, time, path or pace. It is a cost effective solution.

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

Your Training Edge

So, you have decided to replace, or at least supplement, some of your instructor-led training (ILT) with a massive open online course (MOOC). Moving from traditional ILT to a MOOC is not as simple as just putting your current learning resources online.

Learning Vs. Training & Development

Your Training Edge

In essence, through training relevancy, we don’t look to reshape the employees’ behavior rather the point is to teach them how things are carried out in an effective and proper way, so that they can carry out the processes at their own.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content

Disprz

Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy. Here are 9 tips to help you develop and implement effective microlearning content strategies for your organization: 1.

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Your Training Edge

Think just about the past year or so: mobile devices now outnumber people, online entertainment is rapidly eclipsing television watching, and you no longer have to leave your house to earn a degree. Using online multimedia resources and a webcam or even just a simple text editor, a trainer or SME can develop a module quickly and disseminate it immediately. Developers in both areas must build courses based on sound pedagogy and best practices.

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

LearnUpon

The movement from desktop to portable devices has had a big impact on the development of online learning content. Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion. As the online learner progresses, resources are slowly removed.

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

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Examples are self-paced courses taken via the Internet, Q&A mentoring, online discussion groups, and email. Synchronous Learning : A real-time, instructor-led online learning event in which all participants are logged on at the same time and communicate directly with each other.

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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

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. Use of online community platform. 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. The future looks bright for association e-learning.

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. The Evidence on Online Education - Lars is Learning , July 18, 2009. E-Learner Survival Guide & My Language Notebook - WISE Pedagogy , July 30, 2009. Using Google for Online Working , July 15, 2009. 15 Tips for Webinars: How to Add Impact When You Present Online , July 27, 2009.

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. Online.