Blends, borders and boundaries

Learning with e's

Elements are often separated by boundaries, and these must be transgressed if blends are to be effected. asynchronous Blended learning border content distance education pedagogy remix synchronous teaching Technology

don't depend on LMS providers to understand pedagogy

eLearning Evangelist

There's an interesting post on Edutopia by Heather Wolpert-Gawron talking about the need for some synchronous F2F communications in order to have effective online learning. Asking the LMS sales person about pedagogy is like asking the school building contractor about teaching. Of course, I don't agree.

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

CourseArc

Effectively transferring your in-person courses to an online format requires a deliberate strategy, planning, and execution. Blended settings allow for a mix of Synchronous and Asynchronous approaches, with live interactive learning supplemented by self-directed coursework.

How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 2: Goals and Assessments

CourseArc

Now let’s explore the process of assessing your learners’ progress to make sure your course clearly and effectively delivers its intended lessons. Will they be synchronous or asynchronous?

eXSpace exploration

Learning with e's

This has the potential, if used effectively, to connect students, teachers, and devices together. Simply being exposed to the use of new technologies may promote some innovative thinking about alternative pedagogies.

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New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

MOOCs generate a huge amount of data, which can be collected and analyzed to gain insights into how people learn, what teaching methods are most effective, and many other areas related to learning. Pedagogy is more important than technology.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Online Teachers: Instructions - Online Pedagogy/Teaching Tools How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

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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

Training can be synchronous or asynchronous. Like rapid elearning, MOOCs also allow SMEs to build training programs, incorporate multimedia using templates and authoring tools, are generally broken into short learning units, and allow both synchronous and asynchronous training. Developers in both areas must build courses based on sound pedagogy and best practices. Technology is changing at an exponential rate.

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

eFront

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. Joan T.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

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.

A Moving Landscape

CLO Magazine

As technology has evolved, the scope of where it can be applied for various kinds of skills has certainly grown, and the instructional design, the pedagogy, has evolved to have more elaborate as well as synchronous and group-based learning and technology-facilitated settings.

Boosting Course Design: 5 Easy-to-Follow Course Facilitation Techniques

TalentLMS

Pedagogy for the current digital environment has undergone a massive revolution. The eLearning course in this case is hybrid, and can be facilitated as synchronous or a live session. If you are an online course facilitator, there are several ways you exercise effectiveness.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> 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.

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

LearnUpon

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 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

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. How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? Pedagogy? Effectiveness (1464). Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

E-Learning Acupuncture

All the presenters and attendees stay in their current locations yet everyone joins together in synchronous and asynchronous activities for three days (April 15-17, 2008).

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

eLearning Learning Posts

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? Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010. Another great month!

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

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. The big mistake in elearning - Making Change , May 10, 2010 Here’s a short presentation that includes: The one powerful change that will make our elearning a lot more effective. Just watched a few on adding some great zoom and motion effects to PowerPoint. Best of eLearning Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Where does the iPhone fit into this connected puzzle of technologies -- to improve the effectiveness of our learning. In July, I wrote a post with notes from the eLearning Guilds Synchronous Learning Report.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Presence - Some ways to use presence tools to enhance education: Allow learners to reveal (or conceal) their presence both synchronously and asynchronously. Building Effective Blended Learning Programs. Other: Social Learning: Pedagogy for the Connected Age , Alec Courosa. Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday. The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). View more presentations from Janet Clarey.