Guide to Good Online Learning


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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Informal Learning


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.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 3: Online Learning Systems

Your Training Edge

Your organization must have some type of delivery system for the online learning program, commonly referred to as a Learning Management System, or LMS. Do you want to use those features to register and track your traditional learning programs, as well?

Why online learning is better than in-person learning


Deviations from traditional learning models are often met with resistance, while introducing new technologies or methods often rely on systemic change. If you’re considering moving to online learning solutions, it’s important to know why. Online environments are dynamic.

How to Make Online Learning Easy for First-Time eLearners


Making the transition from traditional textbook learning and instructor-led classroom courses to the strange new world of online learning can be a daunting challenge – especially for first-time online learners who’ve never had to navigate a digital learning interface before.

5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable


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.

Webinar Recap: Let’s Learn Together: Enhancing Online Learning with Communities

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Heather McNair, VP of Engagement Strategy over at Higher Logic , teamed up with Blue Sky’s Channel Manager, Jodi Ray, to discuss how organizations can enhance their online learning with communities. We live in the age of modern learning.

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.

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 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?

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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This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning


eLearning, also known as online learning, isn’t just good for a company’s bottom line; it is also excellent for the human brain. Researchers are daily discovering more about how online learning affects a person mentally, and the results are amazing. Any theory that learning primarily through a digital mode is unhealthy is being disproved as eLearning experts find that online learning nourishes the mind and results in much greater learning outcomes.

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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.

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Online Learning & Training Programs

Lambda Solutions

At the very base, training should have a purpose — To inform, to teach, to improve, and to teach. Introducing evaluation and tying it to performance will identify if learning has occured during and after training, and if job performance improvements have been realized.

5 Reasons Why Online Learning Engages Employees in Training


This means a company employing 100 people doles out $100,000 on learning and development, and an organization with 100,000 employees spends $1 million yearly on training. By offering online learning-based employee training. This type of learning is convenience at its finest.

How Could Students Make Online Learning More Productive

Your Training Edge

So it comes as no surprise to learn how the internet has revolutionized education, and the way we look at knowledge and skill altogether. As each day goes by, online learning tools increase, becoming bigger and better. Learn How to Research. Use Additional Learning Tools.

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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6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace


How to help build informal learning habits in your office. While many organizations turn to various formal learning courses, they should also consider the benefits of informal learning. How does your office typically share information with each other?

Online Learning Has Become The New Normal


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.

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.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer


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.

How to Facilitate Unforgettable Online Learning

Content Raven

Studies show that brain cells interact while learning and creating memories. Learning and development professionals can create course content that promotes cell connectivity by understanding how the brain collects and stores information.

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


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.

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


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.

10 Uses for Gamification in Online Learning

Growth Engineering

Gamification, when used properly, is like a learner engagement kit providing a set of useful tools (or game mechanics) that can make your learning content more effective. Create clear learning pathways. Build a learning community. Gamification Online Learning

How a Hosted LMS Promotes Corporate Online Learning


Did you know that a hosted LMS promotes online learning in corporate settings? Because they aren’t sure what a hosted LMS is, and their understanding of online learning is fuzzy. states, “’LMS’ is short for ‘learning management system.’ This is all done online.

Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth

Association eLearning

Not many people enjoy reading data, but if you think about how it can affect your association’s online learning for the better, you might relish it. With the growth of technology, many online learning platforms are now able to analyze big data.

Day 2 Highlights: Training Magazine 2015 Online Learning Conference

InSync Training

Yesterday, the Training Magazine 2015 Online Learning Conference (OLC) included a day full of learning and networking.

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!

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.

Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees


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.

5 Ways to Add Excitement to Your Online Learning Offerings


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.

Online learning community: Fostering better learning outcomes through camaraderie


Building online learning communities is one way for corporate trainers and HR managers to motivate learners to accomplish much more than what traditional learning environments can achieve. What Are Online Learning Communities? 3) Learning transcends learning hours.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore


Rapid advances in technology and modern workforce needs are transforming the way, workforce learning & training is delivered and training courses are created. Mobile learning. It is also estimated that the mobile learning industry alone will grow to over $37 billion by 2020.

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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 – 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?