Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. Synchronous time is “premium time&# : if you just want “chalk & talk,&# just record it and let people watch on their own time. Lecture is a bad use of synchronous online learning. Image Credit : elluminate by shareski.

Synchronous vs Asynchronous Learning: Which is Right for your Learners?

LearnUpon

Whether learning a new skill or completing mandatory training, you need to decide whether synchronous vs asynchronous learning is the most effective way to support your learners. Depending on the learning objective, learners can benefit from both synchronous and asynchronous learning. What is synchronous learning? Synchronous learning is any type of learning that takes place in real-time, where a group of people are engaging in learning at the same time.

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Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Communication: How to Use Both to Absolutely Dominate Remote Work

TechSmith Camtasia

The answers often come down to the choice between synchronous vs. asynchronous communication. What is synchronous communication? Synchronous simply means that the communications happen in real time, with all parties engaged simultaneously. Synchronous vs. asynchronous?

3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning

TalentLMS

With all of this flexibility and the ability to cater to each learner’s preferred learning style, most e-learning course strategies are divided into what is known as synchronous and asynchronous learning categories. The most successful e-learning courses create a combination that incorporates the use of both synchronous and asynchronous learning methods. What is Synchronous Learning? Which LMS Features are the Most Important for Supporting Synchronous eLearning?

Piktochart: Working with Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The success of an infographic depends on how visually arresting its images are. While Piktochart image tools are somewhat intuitive, I wanted to share a few tricks that will make an Piktochart apprentice into a Piktochart professional. Uploading and Inserting an Image. You are not stuck with using only the images that Piktochart provides. You can upload any image you own and use it in your infographic. Click Browse Images, locate an image, and open it.

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If a customer service agent has had to sit through dry lecture videos that were filmed ten years ago, which are now online, that may be their image of eLearning.” Synchronous Learning- Synchronous refers to eLearning offerings where you participate as part of a group and everyone in the group needs to be logged in at the same time.

Synchronizing Audio and Animation Timings with Adobe Presenter 7

Adobe Captivate

If you already have PowerPoint animations, such as flying or dissolving text and images, Presenter converts them [.]. Adobe Presenter is a great tool for creating Flash-based eLearning courses from within Microsoft PowerPoint. You can add animation effects and SWF files along with narration, quizzes, and simulations to transform the drab presentations into interactive multimedia experiences.

Words and images

Learning with e's

Professor Gunther Kress started his presentation by showing his audience some combinations of text and images, and made the point that new literacies are emerging as a result of the merging of modalities of communication. He showed that Japanese characters can express more than Western text, and that as a result, reduced text which is integrated into larger area images features in Japanese text books. Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

MOOC – Setup for Failure?

eLearning 24-7

But the premise is not living up to its potential – and it is not due to the content – rather it is due to an inherent flaw that exists in e-learning in the higher education setting – synchronous based. The online learning approach that 95% of higher education institutions follow is synchronous based, which is quite different than what form of online learning exists in the corporate setting – asynchronous based. What is synchronous based?

Asynch, Synch.And the Winner is?

eLearning 24-7

The key though is inherently tied to the two types of e-learning: asynchronous based learning and synchronous based learning. Synchronous Based Learning (SBL). How often have you heard the term “synchronous based learning&# and been told it is e-learning? Too many courses in ABL are what we call static – heavily text based, with some images, maybe a vid clip of audio clip – engaging they are not (another term people often use is “page turners&# ).

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7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course

LearnDash

So, if you’re using a big, beautiful splash image at the top of your site (as do we all), then synchronous loading means your visitors will be stuck waiting for that image to load before they can see any of the rest of your content. Optimize the images on your site.

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How can microlearning be helpful for the sales team?

Creativ Technologies

The employees can learn faster through the images on cards. It also is better than synchronous training because the latter can have many hassles such as arranging trainers and booking space for delivering training.?. There are a lot of efforts required from the sales team these days.

Heroes and villains

Learning with 'e's

In this post, we will explore the work of Carl Jung on archetypes and synchronicity. Known as synchronicity , Jung''s theory was that the seemingly random yet synchronised occurrence of two events could be related to a higher degree than mere chance. Synchronicity has been experienced by many people. Inhelder and Piaget Formal Operations Stage Image source Heroes and villains by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

How to be prepared for online teaching and how to overcome potential difficulties

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

But before we move on to practical tips, an analysis of what is asynchronous and synchronous learning is, should be conducted. Synchronous & Asynchronous learning. Synchronous learning. or by being connected via a synchronous learning platform.

Virtual Events are Creating a Paradigm Change in eLearning

Web Courseworks

Associations will no longer just offer on demand eLearning but will use both synchronous and non-synchronous activities. Webcams are now ubiquitous, and our online image — whether a still or live — will be mandatory for online discourse.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

Synchronous Learning. Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions. Image credit: Matthew Bowden [link] ( [link] ) [Attribution], via Wikimedia Commons Filed under: Accessibility , e-Learning , Instructional Design , Lifelong Learning , LMS , Research , Storytelling & Scenarios , Tools , Wikis When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Text-to-Speech to Final Voiceover

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The dealy was particularly problematic because several slides had image builds that had to be synchronized with the voiceover audio.

How to Translate Custom eLearning Content

ICDTranslation

The translator needs to make sure that all of the channels that will be used for the dissemination of the learning content are properly localized and synchronized. eLearning is an efficient way to broaden your knowledge and improve your skills in a safe online environment.

How to Add Events to Audio and Video in Lectora and Lectora Online

Trivantis

Lectora® and Lectora® Online make it easy to synchronize events—add actions—to audio and video playback. For example, you can show bullet points timed to a page narration, or illustrate a process flow by moving images. This blog will show you step-by-step how to synchronize events to audio and video files within Lectora and Lectora Online titles. For more information, view the Information Center (aka Help) topics on “Synchronizing events of an audio/video object.”.

No Lecture Webinars

Experiencing eLearning

Sorry, this probably makes no sense without the image–it’s an optical illusion like the duck/rabbit. Image credit: Spleeping at work by Teriyaki Matz. Tags: Instructional Design e-Learning Ray Jimenez synchronous learning webinar These are my live blogged notes from the webinar How to Create No Lecture Webinars by Ray Jimenez , presented through Training Magazine Network. Awkward phrasing, grammar errors, and typos are mine errors, not Ray’s.

Creating Accessible eLearning: What You Need to Know

Trivantis

A learner with a visual disability cannot interpret images and multimedia if they are not configured properly in your course. Provide short, descriptive alternative text for images. Images that act as links to a new page or window need even more descriptive alternative text. Provide the purpose of the link and indicate that selecting the image will navigate the user away from the page. In this case, you need to provide synchronized captioning.

Weekly Bookmarks (4/18/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

CSS-only gradients–no separate images needed. Forum info on how to synchronize legacy grades using the Workshop module. Directory of E-Learning Tools: Social networks. Lots of choices for social networking & collaboration tools. Those looking for replacements for Ning are probably most interested in the private/closed social networks that are free and hosted. tags : socialnetworking , tools. Cross-Browser CSS Gradient.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 2

CourseArc

They might identify images that are copyright friendly, websites, worksheets, etc. . When creating content, consider if the lesson will occur synchronously or asynchronously. Synchronous Teaching and Learning Tips. Step 2: Rapid Development of Online Content .

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Automated Read Aloud Implementation via SMIL

Magic EdTech

SMIL stands for Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language and it has taken eBooks to a completely new level–one that is impacting children’s education in multiple ways. SMIL is able to synchronize video, audio, and images, making reading a multi-sensory experience for students. SMIL means Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language. Generated audio synchronize with word/sentence & paragraph level in HTML through automated SMIL.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 3 & 360: SRT Files Make Quick Work of Closed Captions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Closed captioning allows you to display a slide’s voiceover audio as text that is synchronized with the voiceover audio. Closed captions from the SRT file are added and synchronized with the selected audio. You can disable the Closed Captions control via the Player Properties, Controls area shown in the second image below.) by Kevin Siegel, COTP. Closed Captions, which are an expected component of a 508-compliant eLearning lesson, are easy to include in your project.

How To Use Proven Virtual Learning Activities To Boost Your Training

Spark Your Interest

It can be self-paced (asynchronous) or as live online teaching (synchronous). Below we are going to concentrate on synchronous virtual learning. If this requires using slides, pages, or images these need to be prepared in advance. .

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 2

CourseArc

They might identify images that are copyright friendly, websites, worksheets, etc. . When creating content, consider if the lesson will occur synchronously or asynchronously. Synchronous Teaching and Learning Tips. Step 2: Rapid Development of Online Content .

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

To be able to update the slides in PowerPoint if needed and have them synchronize with the Captivate project, ensure that the Link checkbox is selected. This gives you higher quality images and may help with any PowerPoint animations, which, by the way, should work in Captivate. A red or green dot appears next to the slides, letting you know whether they are synchronized with the original PowerPoint. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

How to Design 508 Compliant eLearning Courses

Infopro Learning

While designing, and creating a 508-compliant course, it is important to provide text under images. Alt text ensures that the images are accessible to ocular learners. The screen reader will read the alt text aloud for the given images, which will help learners to know what images are included in your eLearning course. The rule of thumb is to provide an equivalent alt text or long description for every image, graphic, hyperlink, and button used in the course.

How to develop an asynchronous learning strategy?

Wizcabin

Of course, there are two different options; asynchronous learning and synchronous learning strategies. Synchronous learning is simply a type of learning that involves both the learners and the instructor staying in the same place.

Knoodle Announces New Release

eLearning Brothers

Newly developed tools making synchronizing slides with the timeline and selected media easier. New intuitive UI that makes managing content, editing, and synchronizing easier than ever. eLearning Brothers is happy to announce we are teaming up with Knoodle to offer eLearning PowerPoint Templates and Cutout People Images. Knoodle recently announced a new release of their software that makes it more intuitive and easier to use.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

To be able to update the slides in PowerPoint if needed and have them synchronize with the Captivate project, ensure that the Link checkbox is selected. This gives you higher quality images and may help with any PowerPoint animations, which, by the way, should work in Captivate. A red or green dot appears next to the slides, letting you know whether they are synchronized with the original PowerPoint. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

VIDEO, AUDIO & IMAGE TOOLS. Photo/image. DEVICES & SYNCHRONIZATION TOOLS. File synchronization & cloud storage. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

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The Growing Popularity of Asynchronous Learning: A corporate learning perspective

G-Cube

These insights can be utilized to chart better learning for the learners – something that would be quite impossible in a synchronous learning environment. Asynchronous Trainings have given up rigidity to include Synchronous learning events. Short videos (containing minimum text but a lot of graphics, images and animation) make a huge impact on all kinds of learners and align very well to the strengths of the mobile medium.

A 6-Step Guide to Creating an Effective Online Course Structure for Higher-ed

Hurix Digital

Will you include only text-based content or media-based content such as images, video, and audio components? Incorporate both synchronous and asynchronous eLearning styles. Synchronous learning can take place either in a physical classroom or virtually.

7 Must have features of an instructional design software and recommendations

Wizcabin

Wizcabin has inbuilt assessments tools, like quizzes, multiple choice questions, and image/video based assessments. More over, you can easily add voice over to your text and easily synchronize your animations with audio. An instructional design software is useful in ensuring that the ID process is effective, easy and efficient. However, before picking up tools, it is important to analyze and understand your instructional design process and requirements. What is instructional design?

How to Design Fantastic M-Learning with 9 Guidelines

Infopro Learning

Refrain from using long videos or high-resolution images, as this would mean a longer loading time and expensive data charges. Also avoid the use of handheld, personal digital assistant or the smartphone devices with only 128 x 160 pixels resolution for high-quality images. Interactions with other learners can include both synchronous and asynchronous for communication and collaboration.

Micro-learning Through The Mobile Platform: Is That Where Learning Is Heading?

G-Cube

They want continual training suitable to their requirements, which would be synchronous with their work schedule. Summarized topics, important facts, or even graphs and images can be a part of the small learning nuggets to reiterate the lesson taught in the classroom or e-course. Modern employees have a definite wish to acquire information to attain professional growth. But they find the long training sessions, workshops, and huge manuals, a tedious way to attain knowledge.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you are teaching “The Flower Theory of Persuasion,” you might include images of flowers, for example.). Explore the image bank by searching sideways.   Karin is a Certified Online Training Professional (COTP), certified synchronous facilitator, designer, and producer, with a master’s degree in professional writing. by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you are teaching “The Flower Theory of Persuasion,” you might include images of flowers, for example.). Explore the image bank by searching sideways.   Karin is a Certified Online Training Professional (COTP), certified synchronous facilitator, designer, and producer, with a master’s degree in professional writing. by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By