Virtual Learning Environments for management and leadership training

Learning Pool

These programs offer tailored content, one-to-one coaching, collaborative workshops, and the chance to meet and learn with your peers in the business. At Learning Pool, we’ve invested heavily in developing a virtual learning environment in Stream LXP.

Social, mobile, and personal learning futures

Learning with 'e's

Many of my public presentations have the prefix: Digital Learning Futures, because for me, the future of education and learning will be greatly influenced by digital technologies. The presentation below was for the ELI 2015 (4th international conference on e-Learning and Distance Education) event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where education and learning professionals from the entire gulf region and beyond came together to discuss the possibilities of future education scenarios.

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Why online learning is better than in-person learning

Learnkit

Deviations from traditional learning models are often met with resistance, while introducing new technologies or methods often rely on systemic change. Despite challenges, online learning is making tremendous progress when it comes to infiltrating all pillars of education, from corporate learning, to higher education, to K-12 schooling. If you’re considering moving to online learning solutions, it’s important to know why. Online environments are dynamic.

New spaces, new pedagogies

Learning with e's

The session is entitled Innovative spaces of learning : debating their origin, nature and pedagogical significance, and is a sub section of the main RGS conference. Here's the abstract for my keynote: New Spaces, New Pedagogies: Harnessing the Power of Social Media in Education A rapid emergence of social media – the so called ‘Web 2.0’ – has opened up new opportunities for participatory learning in all sectors of education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Making it personal

Learning with 'e's

For too long education systems have been standardising content, assessment and the learning experience. Clearly, one size does not fit all, and we need personalised learning experiences for our students if we are to prepare them for an ever changing, volatile world. Here's a short video on personalised learning I made for the D-Transform project last year in Barcelona. It will be used in a forthcoming MOOC on the subject of digital learning environments.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. New Possibilities with Mobile Learning 2.0. Mobile Learning Gains Momentum. Unleashing The Power Of Social Learning. Open Source E-Learning Development 5: Media Capture - The E-Learning Curve , October 14, 2009. Live online learning – a free download - Clive on Learning , October 13, 2009. Rhizomatic Learning: What is it? Whose learning are you responsible for? Learning Environment (16).

Integrating technology

Learning with 'e's

Image from pxfuel I'm pleased to announce the launch of module number 4 in my Digital Learning series on the new ZilLearn platform. But there are plenty of ways to adapt, and plenty of choices in how to translate your practice across to a digital environment.

Viva la evolution

E-Learning Provocateur

As you say, a waste of resources when L&D’s expertise as learning consultants (which is what we are) can be put to better use creating those skills based activities that will test application rather than regurgitate facts and figures. Where the real learning takes place is in the analysis of the material in relation to a specific work-based problem. Last week, Laura Layton-James stumbled upon my post Online courses must die! and she left a wonderfully detailed comment.

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What is learner autonomy?

Docebo

Learner autonomy can enhance a learning strategy and act as a driver of learner engagement. With an autonomous learning approach , autonomous learners are often better prepared for their job function and life in general. Motivation to learn is an intrinsic value, with a personal payoff.

Something old, something new.

Learning with 'e's

Somewhere in the middle of this tension sits the student, who is there to learn, despite sometimes being a political pawn in the game. There are signs that a new learning ecology is emerging. It rides on the back of the willingness of some maverick teachers to practise new forms of pedagogy where learning takes precedence over teaching, and where being a content expert is less important than being a co-learner with one''s students. ''I

Why Higher Education Institutions Need an Education Services Company

Hurix Digital

Come up with innovative solutions, such as online self-assessment platforms, integrated ed-tech solutions, content management, curriculum creation, digital libraries, and other mobile learning solutions. to help them learn valuable skills effortlessly. Blended Learning.

In theory.

Learning with e's

Intuitive teachers generally have a reasonable understanding of the processes of learning and how humans acquire knowledge and skills. Any teacher training course worth its salt has a significant element of learning theory within its programme. Teachers who seek excellence should aspire to understanding how learning experiences can be optimised to promote good learning outcomes. I have seen several things happen that are departures from traditional learning behaviours.

How Technology Is Powering Learning

Magic EdTech

The long-established distinction between education and e-learning is blurring. When applied to education, technology can bring fundamental transformation to the ways we learn. Technology itself is not a pedagogical framework, and the learning intent has not changed.

How Technology Is Powering Learning

Magic EdTech

The long-established distinction between education and e-learning is blurring. When applied to education, technology can bring fundamental transformation to the ways we learn. Technology itself is not a pedagogical framework, and the learning intent has not changed.

7 principles of 21st-century learning and elearning

KnowledgeOne

In its Innovative Learning Environments project, the OECD has identified seven principles that should be integrated into any learning environment to ensure that it is truly effective and relevant to the needs of 21st-century learners. Next-generation personalized learning.

EDGEX 2012: About Disruptive Education

ID Reflections

It’s about handing power back tothe learners and creating the environment for learning to happen. The Connectivismand Connective Knowledge MOOC (massive open online course) that Downes, Siemens and Cormier started in 2008 exemplifiesnetworked learning, and the transformative impact of technology on learning. Rather, the learning in thecourse results from the activities you undertake, and will be different foreach person.”

5 Myths About Video Based Learning

Your Training Edge

A lot of people still have a tough time to accept video-based learning as an effective and engaging learning tool. We have seen many myths in the learning and development industry and using video-based learning is no exception. The most common myths are; video-based learning is too costly, too complicated, and abusive to classrooms and workplaces. The Video-based Learning Scenario. Video-based learning is passive & replacing teachers & trainers.

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Learner-Centered Instruction in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Steadily marching down one road are MOOCs—the massive online courses that are changing the way teachers teach and the way learners learn, both online and in the classroom. Although one of the biggest criticisms of MOOCs is that they offer a one-size-fits-all approach to a many-sided problem, the digital learning environment (and the technology-enabled learning tools that support it) is flexible enough to allow for personalized, learner-centered approaches to instruction.

Disruptive Educational Research Conference in India

Jay Cross

I’ll be taking part in EdgeX , an event that covers two important themes for education – Learning X.O (the the emergence of network based, collaborative, social, informal and community-led approaches to learning) and Simulations & Serious Games (being able to seriously use these advanced learning tools at strategic scale). There is a revolution brewing in our conception of what learning is and how educational systems can be rethought.

Top eLearning Trends for 2015

DigitalChalk eLearning

Mobile Learning. Will it become the dominant medium for accessing learning materials? This data will continue to help researchers learn more about how and when learning is most effective. Personalized Learning. Personalized learning is the tailoring of pedagogy, curriculum and learning environments to meet the needs and aspirations of individual learners. Video in Learning. Augmented Learning.

Relevance of learning Vs. Relevance of training & Development

Your Training Edge

Many of people’s responses made me encounter a question that is there any difference between learning and training. However, the very same training experience might be training for someone and learning for the others. Learning is something that learner desires, sees and needs an immediate application for. It is important to know the difference between learning and training, whether you are conducting a traditional ILT course or MOOCs [1].

Case Study: How Tesseract Learning Transformed COL’s C-DELTA Programme into a Gold Brandon Hall Winning Place to Learn

Tesseract Learning

Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organization created by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1987 to promote the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources, and technologies. Blog Custom elearning Learning Design

Case Study: How Tesseract Learning Transformed COL’s C-DELTA Programme into a Gold Brandon Hall Winning Place to Learn

Tesseract Learning

Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organization created by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1987 to promote the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources, and technologies. Blog Custom elearning Learning Design

Top 4 challenges of training a hybrid team

Matrix

Many of them had to deliver courses to hybrid teams, quickly learning to deploy new technologies. With some of its members virtually connected through an online platform and the others physically present, it’s hard to focus on both environments. .

Learning Vs. Training & Development

Your Training Edge

Many of people’s responses made me encounter a question that is there any difference between learning and training. However, the very same training experience might be training for someone and learning for the others. Learning is something that learner desires, sees and needs an immediate application for. It is important to know the difference between learning and training, whether you are conducting a traditional ILT course or MOOCs.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

Read the previous article: People Don’t Learn as Well Online. They have different learning styles and preferences, different needs and different questions. The course was based on the theory of connectivism, which Downes has defined as “the thesis that knowledge is distributed across a network of connections, and therefore that learning consists of the ability to construct and traverse those networks.”. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

6 Essential Steps for a Successful Digital Transformation of Your Corporate Training Programs

EI Design

The basic science of learning fundamentally explains how people learn, how to build activities based on how people learn, and techniques to assess their learning. Digital learning, synchronous or asynchronous, is different from face-to-face training. Introduction.

Down under

Learning with 'e's

I'm in Australia this week to give the opening keynote for the Inaugural Technology for Learning and Teaching Forum , which will be held over two days at the Rendezvous Hotel in Melbourne, just across from Flinders Street Railway Station (pictured). The other invited keynote at the event will be Tom Cochrane (Auckland University of Technology, NZ) who will address the topic: Transforming pedagogy with Mobile Web 2.0. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Universal Design Principles and Their Application in Education

KnowledgeOne

Therefore, my efforts were focused on helping students in vulnerable situations, and their teachers create meaningful and affordable learning experiences. This was done for both online and in-person learning environments. Physical environments and products.

Case Study: How Tesseract Learning Transformed COL’s C-DELTA Programme into a Gold Brandon Hall Winning Place to Learn

Tesseract Learning

Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organization created by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1987 to promote the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources, and technologies. Blog Custom elearning Learning Design

Case Study: How Tesseract Learning Transformed COL’s C-DELTA Programme into a Gold Brandon Hall Winning Place to Learn

Tesseract Learning

Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organization created by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1987 to promote the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources, and technologies. Blog Custom elearning Learning Design

Online Classes vs Traditional Classes – Find the Best for You

learnWorlds

Since the emergence of online learning, there has been a discussion on whether online classes are better than traditional classes. In the case of distance learning, it may be most appropriate at colleges and universities. What is Online Learning? What is Online Learning?

Learning and instructional design strategies for adult learners

Aptara

Learning and instructional design strategies for adult learners. Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.”, Pedagogy and Andragogy: are they different sides of the same coin, or are they different coins altogether? The creation and implementation of strategies and best practices related to learning and instructional design strategies are essential.

ISTE2013 Presenter Profiles: Kristin Daniels

TechSmith Camtasia

To learn more about Kristin, read on! Kristin is a board member of the Flipped Learning Network. Learn how you can use video resources for staff communication and teacher professional development. Hear how Stillwater Area Public Schools in Stillwater, MN creates and shares a variety of videos to improve district communication and propel teacher learning. For example, our biggest concern was the lack of time that teachers were given to spend on professional learning.

Selfie number 4

Learning with 'e's

I first met Graham at an event in the UK around 2006, just when I was becoming aware of the potential of social media such as wikis, blogs and social networking platforms as a learning tools. With Josie Fraser, Helen Keegan and Cristina Costa in Utrecht, 2007 Graham invited me to speak in Utrecht the following year at an event called 'Show that you Share', which in retrospect became a pivotal point in my involvement in the open learning movement.

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Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Learning Hot List. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. Learning Visions , June 26, 2009. New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009. Informal learning patterns - Informal Learning , June 26, 2009. HTML 5 and eLearning Development - Upside Learning Blog , July 2, 2009. Free Storyboarding templates - Take an e-Learning Break , July 1, 2009.

5 Types of immersive technology for training

Matrix

Learning is a physical process after all. But in order for people to actually change the physical structure of their brain they need, among other things, to be engaged in the learning process. They will not be interested in learning anything that is not aligned with their personal objectives regarding their jobs. Bite-sized learning modules. An immersive learning experience may contribute to the highest ever engagement rates.

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