Why lectures?

Learning with e's

A recent article on the BBC News website asks why lectures aren't obsolete. It seems strange that although research points to their ineffectiveness as a method of learning, lectures still figure predominantly in higher education. The third concerns the nature of the lecture itself.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake. You might want to take your lecture to the next level and turn it into a dialogue.

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or not to lecture

Learning with e's

In my previous post I wrote that even though research shows lectures to be less than effective in helping students to learn, they still persist in higher education. The key question is: What can replace the lecture? Worse still, they may decide not to attend lectures at all.

Random Thoughts on Passive Learning and Lectures

Kapp Notes

The study of 225 studies stated that undergraduate students in classes with traditional stand-and-deliver lectures are 1.5 Lectures can be effective for conveying information – but not more so than a whole range of other methods, including independent study of textbooks.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

After the course’s video lecture and practice. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital.

Top 6 Cameras for Video Lectures

iSpring Solutions

Picking the right recording gear is the lion’s share of the overall success in creating an effective video lecture. Shared. In this article, we will review cameras (webcams and camcorders) for close-up filming of an instructor’s head at an office desk, also called a talking head.

Let’s get rid of the instructors!

E-Learning Provocateur

We live in an era where “training”, “lecture”, “course” and even “teaching” have become dirty words. To many L&D folks, these types of courses (there’s that word again) are mere replicas of the lectures and exams that they so despise.

Less PPT Only; More Cool Interactive Tools Within Lectures

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Emerging Technology emerging trends and technologies instructor led training Training emerging technologies instructor-led training interactive lectures white paperThis is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities.

Training: Create Video lectures for distance learning, MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Create Video lectures for distance learning, MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms Date and time: 21st August 2014, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PT Description: Join Dr. Allen Partridge for this practical session focused on how to create and package great video lectures for all your eLearning needs.

Udemy for you and me

E-Learning Provocateur

Creating lectures, rearranging them and uploading the content is a dream. When I couldn’t figure out how to delete a lecture, for example, I found the solution via someone else who had raised a similar problem. Udemy assumes that the bulk of your course will be lectures.

Creating Interactive Videos from Really Boring Talking Heads, Lectures and Demo Videos

Vignettes Learning

How does the world of video abundance impact the way we learn? We live in a world of so much abundance in terms of videos, whether it be corporate training or personal videos.

10 Ways You Can Use Video to Enhance Your Courses

Visual Lounge

Gone are the days when you could just record your 2-hour long lectures, and throw a syllabus onto your LMS. Record bite-size video lessons (ditch the loooonnnnng lectures). Instead of recording your full-length lecture, break it up into shorter videos.

5 survival tips for new university students

Learning with e's

Here are five key things to remember: 1) Lectures. When you're there, don't look as though you're bored in lectures and seminars (even if you are). Not all lectures are engaging - even though they should be! -

Training: Sharp video lectures, sharper analytics ??? Be an A-list Educator!

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Sharp video lectures, sharper analytics  Be an A-list Educator! Date and time: 9th October 2014, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PT Description: Join Dr. Allen Partridge for this practical session focused on how to create and package great video lectures for all your eLearning needs.

The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

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Learners as producers

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For the longest time teachers and lecturers have held the monopoly on the production of academic content. producer Technology learners personal learning lecture school UGC university education roles user generated content learning content

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Social Learning

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related). The eLearning modules act as the “lecture”, which learners do on their own time.

eSeminar: Practical Uses for Adobe Presenter 8: Part 1: Video Lecture Capture & Knowledge Sharing

Adobe Captivate

Practical Uses for Adobe Presenter 8: Part 1: Video Lecture Capture & Knowledge Sharing October 10, 2012 10:00 AM US Pacific REGISTER: [link] Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for a practical discussion and demonstration of basic uses of Adobe Presenter 8 Video Creator for knowledge sharing and lecture capture.

The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

blended learning class classroom content delivery education expert flipped classroom ILT instructivism instructor-led lecture no classroom novice objectivism teaching video virtual classes virtual classroom webinarI’m sure you know the feeling.

Introducing TechSmith Relay: A new enterprise video solution

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This means having access to recordings of meetings or lectures – as well as the ability to record, share, and collaborate with your entire department, class, or organization. News & Events Camtasia Relay lecture capture Release techsmith relay

No Lecture Webinars

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from the webinar How to Create No Lecture Webinars by Ray Jimenez , presented through Training Magazine Network. Sent a survey in advance, including a question asking for ideas on how to stop lecturing in webinars. The lecture in webinars is Medusa.

Physics Lectures

Tony Karrer

I had seen these physics lectures before, but I was reminded via Stephen Downes and the NY Times article about professor Lewin's lectures and was telling someone about them just the other day. You can find his lectures on: ocw.mit.edu , including electrostatics , mechanics , vibrations and waves. If you can't sit still for a whole lecture, then you can find a few of them on YouTube - see form of a battery.

Opening Pandora's box

Learning with e's

It started off in sedate style a few years ago, when several students began to ask if they could audio record my lectures and seminars to play back later. Soon students were tweeting the highlights and soundbites of lectures, and now they are liveblogging entire sessions from start to finish.

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Guest post: Perfecting Your Video Lectures – 3 Quick Tips

eFront

Video lectures are essential in the elearning world. But not all lecture videos are the same. Just like when giving a lecture with a live audience, you want to properly transition your students to the day’s lesson.

The black hole of adult education

E-Learning Provocateur

The diagrams themselves were outdated — showing only the original configuration of the Mir and not the myriad modifications made over the eleven-year lifespan of the station — but so were the lectures.

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10 Ted Talks That Will Help You to Make ELearning Meet Modern Learners’ Needs

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Recent Bersin by Deloitte research on changes transforming learners’ needs inspired us to share with you informative TED lectures that will help you to make your eLearning project satisfy modern learners’ needs and be appealing to society and market changes.

Local Lectures vs. First Class Lectures

Tony Karrer

This is a topic that I've been wondering about for a while and Donald Clark hits on it in his post : Professor Lewin - "It sounds arrogant, I know, but it's better to see a first class lecture on video than a mediocre one in the flesh." Students are already voting with their fingers and dumping their third-rate, real, local lectures for first-rate, online, global lectures. The same can apply to most standard teaching and training lectures.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

Social Learning

by Andrea on February 23, 2011 in social learning The other night I attended a lecture at the University of Minnesota Medical School. In my free time, I enjoy reading, medical lectures, belly dancing and regular visits to my massage therapist.

Laboured Lectures Lack Lasting Impact

Lars is Learning

I have an enthusiastic interest in memory and how our brains learn. So I thought I'd try and learn some more from the experts using some of the openly available material from MIT. I came across something that looked interesting (well to me anyway): Neurobiology of Memory: How Do We Acquire, Consolidate and Recall Memory Speaker: Susumu Tonegawa, Director, Picower Institute for Learning and

Training: Tracking Learner Interaction in Video-based Courses

Adobe Captivate

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The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

The Flipped Learning reverses the traditional classroom methodology, where lectures are taken at home where as activities are conducted in school. The educators encourage the learners to view lectures online, at their own pace. Create a lecture video.

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Camtasia Relay Allowing For Uninterrupted Education

Visual Lounge

An assistant professor in the School of Nursing, Robin Guisti, who co -teaches a Health and Physical Assessment class, delivered the necessary lecture notes to her students who were preparing for their upcoming lab.

This Week on #TalkTech: Recorded lectures, Duolingo, and Games Against Falling IQ

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Can recorded lectures replace university professors? In this article, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales makes the bold claim that university lectures “are doomed.” Recorded lectures. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

This Week on #TalkTech: Games vs Lectures, Spaced Learning Online and Beautiful Graphic Design for eLearning

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Topic #1: Can lectures be as effective learning methods as games? Thiagi is a strong proponent of games, interactions, and learning through self-exploration rather than lecture. Specifically he compares games to lectures and how we should decide which will be most effective.

Education events in June: UBtech, CanFlip, FlipCon, and ISTE

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Stop by the TechSmith booth to find out how we can help put your classes online with our video and lecture capture solutions! For Educators Conferences edtech eLearning Events flipped classroom ISTE lecture capture online learning professional development Tradeshows

Generating Genuine Collaboration in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Virtual classroom lessons should be more about learners working together collaboratively than lecture and PowerPoint. Is it merely to allow a Facilitator the opportunity to lecture to a multitude of people simultaneously?