How to Draw Attention in Video Lectures

learnWorlds

Video lectures are one of the most promising teaching materials in online learning. Empirical evidence suggests that adding attentional cues in the instructor behavior guides learners’ visual attention and thus improves their learning performance in video lectures. The Need for Facial Expressions in Video Lectures. The critical problem of learning with video lectures is students’ sense of distance between you and them.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

Can recorded lectures replace university professors? In this article, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales makes the bold claim that university lectures “are doomed.” Recorded lectures. Mr Wales suggests the future model of higher education will be to allow students to use recordings of lectures—and to use the teaching time to discuss and develop what students have been watching. Social Learning talktech

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

Bottom-Line Performance

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. Social Learning talktech #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

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. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Adobe Presenter 10 data analytics learner dashboard Social eLearning video video express

7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization. Here we try to enlist the top challenges which hinder social learning from becoming a reality in organizations: 1. Instructors may feel more comfortable lecturing employees as they feel they are covering the ‘necessary’ course of the training material. Social learning is more of an abstract concept.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of the Classroom by Jon on March 21, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Video , blended learning Where do the most innovate ideas in learning come from? The idea of flipping the age-old model of lecturing in class and assigning problems for homework is brilliant, of course.

Growing Use of Social Media in Education

LearnDash

Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. Each year, Pearson Learning Solutions puts out the results of an annual survey of social media use in education. Across the board, educators are using social media more in 2013 than they did in 2012. Comparing 2012 to 2013, the results of the survey indicate that the use of social media has increased 21.3%. online learning social learning

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Now we can say that social learning online is possible, and is helping to bring more training and development options to organizations and associations anywhere on any device. Social Learning in an LMS.

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Learning by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

Origin Learning

Rather, we have stated this example to prove a point: that observation is an intrinsic human technique to learn unfamiliar tasks or behaviors – something that has been theorized by the psychologist Albert Bandura as what he called the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? Bandura’s social learning theory stresses the importance of observational learning, imitation and modeling.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? by Andrea on February 23, 2011 in social learning The other night I attended a lecture at the University of Minnesota Medical School. But what does that have to do with social learning? Social learning no longer has to take place in person.

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No-Lecture Webinars - Extreme, Hyper Interaction

Vignettes Learning

When I ran the Webinar on NO-LECTURE WEBINARS participants moaned due to the speed of interaction, largely hyper keyboard pounding. Many were amazed that a webinar is possible without lecture or at least near zero lecture. I DO NOT present (a form of lecture) the survey results. One can not allow learners to respond if one is busy lecturing. Images also speak louder than your lecture. Commit NOT to lecture in Webinars Change mind sets.

Virtually There: 6 Techniques That Make Your Virtual Classroom Social

InSync Training

After almost two decades of “webinar” virtual classroom experiences, where the instructor lectured for 45 minutes while the phones were muted and the chat was turned off, virtual training is finally moving to a more facilitated model that recognizes the rare opportunity we have when learners from across the enterprise can meet together in real time. Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Virtual Learners Social Learning

I Believe that Learning is Inherently Social

Tom Spiglanin

It may have been done alone or with others, but the social connection was still strong: teachers directed and facilitated the learning, and we often shared answers or talked about homework with peers. This is not to say that everything we know or can do was learned socially. But then, learning is an inherently social activity. When professors finished their lectures, the real learning began in study groups and teaching assistants’ office hours.

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Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

Modern students sit in classrooms for hours at a time as information is fed to them through lectures and PowerPoint presentations. For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events. Humans used to learn primarily informally, or socially.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – May 2016

TOPYX LMS

Everyone is welcome to learn more about how you can earn a commission for referring over a company or nonprofit entity that is looking to improve their learning and development efforts who signs an annual subscription to the award winning TOPYX® social learning management system. We are dedicated to providing you with relevant articles and newsletters covering the evolving eLearning, learning management, and social learning landscape so you have the information you need to stay current.

What does this button do?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Some of the systems we use (VLE, CMS, LMS, social and collaborative tools, admin systems, etc.) Do your training manuals talk about Echo360 or Panopto, or more generally about lecture capture and how/why it is used?

Social Learning Lessons: Tales from 7th Grade Biology

Dashe & Thomson

Social learning , informal learning , self-directed learning and other similar buzzwords are all the rage in the training & development space these days. We all know that lecture (aka The Big Talking Head) is one of the least effective ways to learn about a topic or master a skill. He gave us a lecture exactly once that entire school year. During that short lecture, Mr. Froelich explained that his class was different from other classes.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor | Main | GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small! » February 11, 2008 "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology) ( story link ) Now this is what I call an *LMS (lecture management system).

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors by Andrea on March 9, 2011 in LMS (Learning Management System) , blended learning , eLearning , feedback , social learning The other day, I ran across Clive Shepherd’s recent blog post The New Social Learning – a review and I was struck by an observation he made there.

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5 Ways to Incorporate Social Learning in Your Training

eThink Education

In this regard, social learning initiatives are becoming increasingly popular. . This article will answer the following questions concerning social learning: . What is social learning ? . What are the benefits of social learning ? . What is Social Learning? .

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Leveraging social learning with the eLearning content is the new norm of eLearning courses.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with.

Formal learning & social networking

Clark Quinn

is about informal learning, but the organization was moving to using social networking tools to scaffold their move from face-to-face to more online learning. So I was asked to talk about social networking and formal learning. That is, the first reason to use social networking around formal learning is to make it part of the repertoire of the community. I then segued to my second point, which is that social networking tools are better formal learning.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In my free time, I enjoy reading, medical lectures, belly dancing and regular visits to my massage therapist. View all posts by Andrea → ← Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. social social media

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

The New 508 Compliance Rule – What it Means for Video in Higher Ed

TechSmith Camtasia

The most recent rules apply to information and communications technology (ICT), which include lecture videos, websites, learning management systems (LMS), social media, digital documents, and more. All video lectures need closed captions. Are watching video lectures in a noisy place where the audio can’t be heard (for example, on public transportation). They listen to the lectures and manually transcribe them, word by word.

Social Learning – How Technology can Facilitate it

Impelsys

Unless it’s a castaway situation learning is totally a social experience – we learn by observing and imitating others throughout our lives. In case of academic learning social engagement has a constructive effect on the way we comprehend lessons, it impacts our memory and capacity to absorb information. In a social environment learning is reinforced via discussion and exchange of ideas, the exposure to other’s opinions adds to the amount of information received.

LMS and Its Impact of Social Learning

Pinlearn

Interestingly, the job of an LMS is not merely limited to teaching but also promoting engagement and enthusiasm through intended social participation. . Social Learning in LMS solutions. No one can deny the fact that social media has the biggest influence on almost every domain in our lives. Billions of people everyday use social media platforms to connect, stay informed, organize events, share life experience, and discover new stuff around the globe.

A lecture format that a sim-person could love

The Learning Circuits

They could even drift off to tangential areas like Social Networking. I travel all over the world presenting research and ideas on simulations (typically to a larger group, before working more closely with a smaller group). But I am constantly stuck with the same conundrum - how do you capture the spirit of simulations while presenting material? And just to say, I am no Thiagi. I cannot engage and delight anywhere near his level, if at all).

Is Your Training Medieval? Make It Modern with Social Learning

ej4 eLearning

Nowadays, social media is becoming the primary way that we find and ingest information. According to the latest research from Pew Research Center, 78 percent of Americans use social networking sites. These numbers reflect the fact that social media has become the way in which most Americans stay in touch, share information, and get up to date on news they care about. Because most social media sites are on the web, we can access them morning, noon, or night.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. This type of interaction can also be used in speeches, lectures and demonstrations.

Practical Ways to Design Social Media Into Your Training Programs

Mindflash

There is a lot of talk about using social media in training or about social learning in the workplace, but frankly there is not a lot of action. Once you have your learning objectives, content, and a basic idea of what your activities will be, you can begin to make design decisions about what you can do in social networking tools, like Yammer. Activities include, ice breakers, discussions, role plays, self-reflection, teach-backs, and even lectures, to name just a few.

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ by Andrea on May 9, 2011 in performance support Each month, Tony Karrer at The Learning Circuits Blog posts a “Big Question&# for the learning and development community (Twitter hashtag #LCBQ). In my free time, I enjoy reading, medical lectures, belly dancing and regular visits to my massage therapist.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. This type of interaction can also be used in speeches, lectures and demonstrations.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.