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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).

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Your Training Edge

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. But so far, it doesn’t appear that training has been able to keep up: a 2009 ASTD survey showed that it took anywhere from 93 to 356 hours to develop a single hour of training content depending on the tools used and the level of interactivity.

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

eFront

In my opinion learning becomes more effective when people are mutually active with the learning materials, with the learning environment. Based on social constructionist pedagogy eFront offers several interactive course features that will enhance an eLearning course. Joan T.

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

WBT Systems

This recently released report, based on a survey of more than 200 associations, describes how trade and professional associations are using technology to enable and enhance learning. Tagoras learned that 93% of the survey participants use technology to deliver learning. Who participates in this survey? Associations also rely on member surveys and program evaluations. If you do, kudos to you because only 40% of survey participants have a pricing process.

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

LearnUpon

A module can consist of any course material, such as a video, document, SCORM file, or an exam or survey. Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

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

Learning Visions

The ID survey on this blog now has over 200 responses: 62% do not have advanced degrees. Posted by Cammy Bean at 1:03 PM Labels: instructional design , survey 19comments: Nicole said. How much of the pedagogy used by IDs is less to do with learning and more to do with design?

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? 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? The remedy is to look to how we use devices to make ourselves more effective. Use Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Plus, and LinkedIn.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

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.