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. research notes, case studies, white papers, links to external forums and websites, etc.)?

Why lectures?

Learning with e's

A recent article on the BBC News website asks why lectures aren't obsolete. If a lecture is nothing more than an expert standing in front of an audience speaking for an hour, then there are clearly issues around its effectiveness.

E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™

CDSM

This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. If you’ve enjoyed this series on e-learning design, or if you want to open a discussion about any of the points raised, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us via our website , LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook or Google+.

Distance Education in transit? #EDENchat #EDENchatUS

Learning with e's

More formally, distance education has existed since the early, primitive but quite effective correspondence courses of Sir Isaac Pitman , who used the developing technology of the time, the uniform penny postal service to support his endeavours.

The Personal Versus Personalized Learning Debate

Origin Learning

Stephen Downes , an eminent specialist in online learning says this about personal learning on his website – “ Personal learning often begins informally, on an ad hoc basis, driven by the need to complete some task or achieve some objective. Curricula and pedagogy are selected pragmatically.

#EduGoalsMOOC resources

Learning with e's

His website Hippasus explore this model in detail and offers a number of useful examples of how it can be applied in practice. His site is organised very effectively into sections and is easily searchable on just about any subject in education for teachers, parents and students.

New learning environments

Learning with e's

One of the key discussion points was around the nature of these approaches and their effectiveness as learning environments. The final question asked whether new learning environments such as MOOCs, flipped classes and blended learning represented a new or emerging pedagogy.

5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

eFront

Pedagogy and andragogy experts tell us that showing a skill is better than telling a skill. Voiceovers are easier to prepare nowadays, with various websites offering professional VO services on the cheap. These tips should help you create effective videos for your eLearning courses.

Our Favourite Uses of Technology to Make Learning Fun and Easy

Growth Engineering

Probably the most well-known piece of software available for learning languages, Rosetta Stone is well known for being an engaging and effective way of learning a new language. Everything you could ever want to know is now housed on one website , editable by individuals.

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Award Press Release

Kapp Notes

“It also provides a venue for them to share those ideas with their colleagues at other institutions—improving higher education teaching and learning opportunities for all of us.” A complete list of this year's award recipients can be found at the conference Website.

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Net worth of the iPad

Learning with e's

The gist of the discussion centred not so much on the technology (and rightly so) but more on the pedagogy. There is a report on the website of a visit by teachers from nearby schools Penrice and Callington yesterday with comments, and an iPad showcase section.

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Good morning Barcelona!! Jim Groom at #EDEN15

Learning with e's

Groom made several key points around the process of 'uneducation' (borrowed from Brian Lamb) where he talked about 'descent into the maelstrom' - an account of effects of modern networked communication on professional practice.

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What's different about mobile learning?

The Learning Circuits

Although a mobile pedagogy will continue to evolve, we already know quite a bit about how people use mobile devices and some of the advantages of mobile learning. Instead, it demands more effective information design, to provide quick and searchable access to content.

Flipping the Classroom: In Germany!

TechSmith Camtasia

is to establish a solid foundation for discussions about the pedagogy of mathematics within Germany. Today, we can target relevant learning content with our own videos much more effectively than with any third-party tutorial videos.

5 eLearning trends to wave goodbye to today!

TalentLMS

Pedagogy strategies come and go. Similarly, instruction and eLearning course design ideas come, stay and move out to make way for new, more effective ones. Change in all human life facets is inevitable. The eLearning industry is not safe from changes either. Technology comes and goes.

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

LearnUpon

Navigation: Describes how learners move through a course, website or document. Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners.

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.

3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment

eFront

Pedagogy and andragogy research indicate a higher order of thinking induced in the learner when they are encouraged to maintain certain reflective practices. Identify a situation you encountered in your work or personal life that you believe could have been dealt with more effectively.

8 Keys to the Mindset of a Successful eLearning Professional

SHIFT eLearning

Whether you are just getting started with eLearning and looking to get a better understanding of eLearning best practices, or you''ve been creating courses for a while and are trying to find ways of making your material more effective, considering the basics of eLearning is key. Create effective eLearning courses by honoring these six ideas. We need pedagogy, not just cool tools.” A visitor judges the value of a website in the link of an eye.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

Terry: I think like any professional, distance educators need to know how to effectively use the tools of their trade. Second,to follow from Marshall McLuhan the Medium is the Pedagogy (first coined by Cousin (2005). For further details, please visit the EDEN Conference website.

2016 – 9 Trends on the eLearning Landscape

TalentLMS

No business is complete without a mobile app version of the website. Adaptive and competency-based programs are not new to pedagogy. Automation will soon create faster course authoring tools that are efficient and effective in presenting the content.

Entering The New Era: The Learner Experience and Learning Experience Design

TalentLMS

Books, magazines, radio programs, tv shows, movies, websites, eLearning courses. This early step is also the most important step in designing a learning experience, as it is crucial to ensure that the final product (the finished course) effectively provides the desired outcome.

Sharp practice

Learning with e's

Here are some of the facts and figures taken from the publishers' websites: Taking out a personal subscription of a Taylor and Francis journal can be particularly expensive. Sister journal Technology, Pedagogy and Education (3 issues each year) is much cheaper at £18 per issue.

Things to come.

Learning with e's

Here's the conference website. Yes, things to look forward to. We are now less than a month away from the start of the 8th Plymouth Enhanced Learning Conference.

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. 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?

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

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? The Information Architecture of Behavior Change Websites , November 10, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. November 2009. Upcoming Online eLearning Events. Online Learning Technologies–Past, Present, and Future. Wednesday, December 02, 2009. Implementing Social Media: Beyond The Hype.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

This webcast will clear up some of the confusion and provide a window into how coaching can help, and explore how to build an effective coaching culture in your organization. An explanation as to why both public and private websites must be usable by people with disabilities.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

As always, please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] January 3-6, 2013 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2012), 26 th , Santiago, Chile. Clayton R.

10Q: David Mitchell

Learning with e's

What many people don't know is the pedagogy behind the good practice that goes into the learning behind a great blog. Collaboration, teamwork and peer support are all offspring of effective use of social media in my classroom.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

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. SchoolRack » Create a FREE Teacher Website or Educational Blog! Best of eLearning Learning. July 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Events. CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] November 30-December 2, 2011 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture: The Effects of Global Learning – Teaching the World about the World, Rome, Italy. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] December 10-11, 2010 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , hosted by the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

To work efficiently and effectively, you need to streamline your access to the different software and applications you are going to use. Website. Open Thinking & Digital Pedagogy. WebTools For Learners. Using the web for communication, education, and business! About.

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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. ve re-posted it here for people who don’t choose to register on the TZ website. I’ve had a play on the BB development website (last year!) Just watched a few on adding some great zoom and motion effects to PowerPoint. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.

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. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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. The 2010 website was [link] or [link].The

How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

A large part of effective communication in elearning is through establishing context. The course needs to be motivating, effective, and interesting. Effective communication is important for success. In the following posts, we’ll look at how to create effective courses. I agree with Tom when he says that Effective communication is important for success. Website: Please enter comment below: *. The Rapid Elearning Blog.