Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course


Just take your PowerPoint slides and create a separate web page for each slide, right? Effectively transferring your in-person courses to an online format requires a deliberate strategy, planning, and execution.

Tips for Better Data Visualization


So, what are the best and most effective practices to consider during data visualization? Mastering data visualization tools is just part of your path to effectively using data.

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Why lectures?

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As a result, a lot of content found on university VLEs consists of PowerPoint slides or other lecture oriented artifacts - of which more later. This is usually because the addition of features such as PowerPoint slides merely replace or reinforce the didactic method.

5 Tips for Using Video in Online Training Courses


How to use video content effectively in your online course. Video content holds a dubious distinction in online education as one of the earliest and least effective means of digital pedagogy. Avoid treating your video lessons like PowerPoint slides. This has already been said a thousand times, but it bears repeating: videos that are nothing more than a PowerPoint presentation with voiceover narration are dull and difficult for learners to digest.

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Come the revolution.

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When Charles Babbage first conceived the 'Difference Engine' in Victorian England, he could have had no conception of the far-reaching effects of his invention. Tags: digital pedagogy education Distance Education revolution Charles Babbage computer #disted

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

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While corporates are increasingly realising that classroom delivery is not necessarily the most effective pedagogy for employee development, neither is delivering the training in exactly the same way via a webinar or converting the PowerPoint slides into an online module.

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The best elearning reads of 2013


YouTube another MOOP (Massive Open Online Pedagogy) Learning will not be televised, it will be digitised , Donald Clark. Delivering a PowerPoint? How to Build Effective Online Learning Communities , Edudemic.

Yes, you do have to change

Clark Quinn

We know what leads to effective learning outcomes. And we’ve known it for decades (just because MOOCs are new doesn’t mean their pedagogies are): clear models, annotated examples, and most importantly deep and meaningful practice focused on significant skill shifts (let alone addressing the emotional side of the equation). Of late, I’ve seen a disturbing trend.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Pedagogy.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

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5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training - Mindflash , September 29, 2010. 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great - Mindflash , October 21, 2010. Top ten tips for using video effectively in e-learning - Spicy Learning , January 20, 2010. Learner Centered Methodology – A New Approach to Effective Learning - Learnability Matters , March 18, 2010. Creating Dynamic Presentations with Prezi - WISE Pedagogy , May 24, 2010.

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


Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion. Pedagogy: Derived from the Greek for ‘to lead’, pedagogy is a teacher-centred approach to educational activities in online and face-to-face environments.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

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4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Union & Subtract Tools for eLearning , October 14, 2010 by AJ George. Over the last two weeks I’ve introduced PowerPoint 2010’s Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools.

Donald. Duck!

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Maslow's hierarchy of needs is only popular, because triangles are easy to put into Powerpoint slides" he opined. Picture above: Donald Clark appeals to the Gods of Pedagogy). It certainly had the desired effect.

Kill the curriculum?

Clark Quinn

We need a new pedagogy, problem-focused on things kids are interested in, as Harold suggests, and focusing on their information seeking and experimentation and evaluation and the self-learning skills, not on rote exercise of skills. I don’t want them learning how to bold in Word, I want them understanding the concept of ’styles’ I don’t want them learning how to color a square in Powerpoint, I want them to be effective in communicating visually.

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


They believe that by simply moving their content such as PowerPoint presentations, videos, audios, and documents to a Learning Management System that they have converted their face to face courses to an eLearning format. Joan T.

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Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

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Design Consulting Tool: Empowering Leaders So You Can Create Effective Design - Designing Impact , October 28, 2009. Adapt your course management system to fit your instruction - WISE Pedagogy , October 7, 2009. Free Powerpoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009. These PowerPoint Experts Can Make You a Star , October 20, 2009. Why You Shouldn’t Use PowerPoints in (Most) Online Courses , October 26, 2009. Free Powerpoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009.

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

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Alternatives to PowerPoint in the classroom - Dont Waste Your Time , November 11, 2009. Effective Presentation Techniques - Dont Waste Your Time , November 19, 2009. Avoid “Death by PowerPoint” with the Pecha Kucha Method - WISE Pedagogy , November 2, 2009. Pedagogy? Best of eLearning Learning. November 2009. Upcoming Online eLearning Events. Online Learning Technologies–Past, Present, and Future. Wednesday, December 02, 2009.

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. E-Learner Survival Guide & My Language Notebook - WISE Pedagogy , July 30, 2009. Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & How I Made It , July 28, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Events. CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning.

Free e-Learning books


> Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

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These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 4, 2010 It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. In a previous post I shared how to create the graphic elements for that course in PowerPoint. Nonlinear Presentations: Alternatives to “Death By Powerpoint”? Army is close to declaring war on PowerPoint. 0160; Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint 2007 with Internet.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

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Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010 Very few of us would argue with the proposition that a lot of organisational learning and development activity is sub-optimal to the extent that it provides little value to participants and their organisations. It’s way cooler than pedagogy or andragogy, no? I’d d even argue that PowerPoint provides some extra benefits because of its easy authoring and graphics development.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 5-8, 2010 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2010), 23 rd , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. link] January 28-29, 2010 Building Effective Interactivity into Your e-Learning, eLearning Guild Online Seminar.