Guide to Good Online Learning

Raptivity

Good online learning is deceptively simple but very engaging with a depth of knowledge that is delivered almost without the learner realising they are absorbing it. Online learners are not excited by our factoids, stock photos and effects.

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Online Learning Plagiarism Horror Stories

Experiencing eLearning

It’s a common complaint about online education that students plagiarize, but my horror stories aren’t about students. My horror stories are about developing online courses. More Resources: University of Minnesota Copyright Information (Can I Use This?

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Nine Amazing Online Learning Facts

CommLab India

The number of companies using e-learning is increasing with each passing day. A study by Research and Markets predicts the global e-learning market will grow at a CAGR of 17.81% during the period 2016-2020. Let us now look at a few interesting statistics about online learning.

What is our role in online learning?

eLearning 24-7

The question in what is the role of online learning in today’s world? Is its only goal to provide students with courses and topics that rather than be just in the classroom are now/available online? . What is online learning’s role in all of this? But the “learn” part is the key here, because learning means many things, especially when it is utilized in the online world. What can e-learning offer to each person?

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3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

It is a well-known and accepted fact that videos improve the effectiveness of online learning. There are many ways of creating a video-based learning module. Here are three strategies that have shown exceptionally positive response from our cauldron of online learning experience.

Sue describes her online learning as excruciating

Allison Rossett

Sue decided that e-learning made the most sense for her. She did it for the usual reasons associated with online education: access on demand, novelty, and location, location, location. Sue’s online lessons offer up lessons for those involved with e-learning.

Bloom’s Taxonomy and Online Learning

Growth Engineering

Bloom’s Taxonomy is a concept you’ll come across pretty quickly once you start exploring the world of learning. Although you’ll normally see it in the context of teaching children, Bloom’s Taxonomy applies to learning at all levels. Knowledge in online learning.

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Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

So, you’ve decided to embrace online learning at your association. Have you anticipated the risk in online learning? Not being prepared for the amount of work that goes into creating a successful online learning initiative could kill the program before it even starts.

Online Learning – What you need to know

Growth Engineering

What is Online Learning? Online Learning, eLearning, Distance Education; call it what you will, training employees online has grown to become a multi-billion-dollar industry. How does Online Learning work?

Why Engagement in Online Learning Matters

Growth Engineering

Online Learning without engagement is like a car without an engine. Keep reading to find out how you can turbocharge engagement in online learning! So, what is engagement and how does it lead to successful online learning? Game-based Learning.

On-Demand Webinar: Seizing the Online Learning Revenue Opportunity

Thought Industries

Thought Industries' CEO Barry Kelly recently participated in a 60-minute webinar to discuss topics ranging from online learning revenue models to best practices around successful marketing and promotions for online learning.

Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process

Web Courseworks

At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. Are you having a hard time to focus during the lectures and comprehend the learning material you’ll be tested on? Allow us to suggest some great online tools that will make you a better learner!

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Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees

TOPYX LMS

These company leaders should know that online learning is the best type of learning for employees. Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees. online learning) that highlighted the advantages of this mode of learning.

The Neuroscience of Gamification in Online learning

Growth Engineering

We recently looked at the neuroscience behind social learning and we enjoyed it so much, we’re diving headfirst into the ol’ grey matter once again! We’ve spoken a lot about gamification in online learning. Dopamine creates positive associations with learning.

5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable

TOPYX LMS

Online learning is valuable – this statement is practically inarguable. The answer is simple: online learning, or eLearning, is both incredibly convenient and highly effective for adult learners. 5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable.

10 tips for improving retention with online learning

Growth Engineering

If you’re a learning manager responsible for delivering training to hundreds of employees, you’ll have a pretty keen idea of the importance of knowledge retention. Well, pretend you’re not a learning manager for a minute, and let’s take a look at the issue through a learner’s eyes.

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

Motivation > Information”. Why Motivation > Information. On the other hand, motivated people who don’t have the information they need try to find it. Most Training Doesn’t Address Motivation, It Addresses Information. It’s pretty easy to give people information.

Benchmarking Online Learning

Jay Cross

WHAT KEEPS WORKERS FROM LEARNING ONLINE? 41% find current online learning not relevant to their need. 26% find learning content uninspiring. 22% learning objectives are not clear. WHAT DO LEARNERS VALUE HIGHLY FOR LEARNING? 49% live online learning.

The student will become the master! But how? Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning

Association eLearning

When teachers and learners want to convey information quickly there’s always a temptation to rely on definitions and a sampling of big picture ideas to help the learner hit the ground running. Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning appeared first on Knowledge Direct.

Avoiding Information Overload in Online Learning Environments: An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

The effectiveness and impact of technology-aided learning in the corporate sector is unquestionable. With the aid of technology, training and learning has become more accessible to a wider spread of corporate learners, no matter where they are located across the globe.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes.

Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution.

How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

eLearning 24-7

If you are a bricks and mortar college or university, you may be considering offering online courses. When you ask folks what was the first 100% online university most will say the University of Phoenix. The first was Jones International, which also was the first accredited online university. After Jones International, the number of “for-profit” online universities started to pop up everywhere. Research on online universities. Learning approach.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

What is Informal Learning?

Growth Engineering

According to supporters of the 70:20:10 framework, informal learning could form up to a whopping 90% of everything we take in! Informal learning. But in actuality, you’ve probably learned a lot more away from the classroom and in the workplace itself.

Lynda.com Graduates to Next Level of Online Learning

CLO Magazine

After LinkedIn acquired online education company Lynda.com in 2015 for $1.5 Whether courses are from Lynda, home made or acquired from third parties, they will now all be available via LinkedIn Learning,” said Kevin Simon, senior director of product for platform.

5 Ways to Add Excitement to Your Online Learning Offerings

SkyPrep

Employees who learn together can bond in creative environments and the result is an increased level of innovation in your company. Create opportunities for employees who are studying on their own to get together as a group to discuss what they are learning.

5 Ways to Add Excitement to Your Online Learning Offerings

SkyPrep

Employees who learn together can bond in creative environments and the result is an increased level of innovation in your company. Create opportunities for employees who are studying on their own to get together as a group to discuss what they are learning.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

CommLab India

The success of any online learning solution depends on how well the student embraces the solution and actively engages with it. Lack of interactive learning is what causes many students to drop-out of e-learning courses mid-way. Yet another MOOC abandoned mid-way!

How to Avoid These Three Pain Points for Online Learning

Rapid eLearning

The other day someone asked what I thought the three top pain points were for online training or elearning. E-Learning Pain Point #1: Courses are Boring. Ideally you’re able to align the content and learning objectives to the appropriate activities. Want to learn more?

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5 Best Practices of Using Videos in Online Learning

CommLab India

Videos can be really effective tools for online learning. They have the power to transform a potentially dull subject into an exciting and engaging learning experience. It’s better that your online learning videos are not more than 10 minutes.

INFOGRAPHIC: Formal Learning vs Informal Learning

Growth Engineering

According to the 70:20:10 framework , formal learning accounts for only 10% of what we retain. This means that informal learning makes up 90% of everything we learn! But before you can do that, you need to get a firm grasp of what exactly is meant by formal and informal.

Online Learning Has Become The New Normal

LearnDash

Back in 2004 I was working a summer internship at an automotive supplier, and during my time there I was tasked with helping set-up an internal “corporate university” This was my first taste into what we know as e-learning today, and it sure was different. The online courses were tedious (literally a recorded PowerPoint presentation). The e-learning universe has grown considerably since 2004. Simple: it’s the new “normal” way that we learn.