True pedagogy

Learning with e's

Pedagogy is not about directing children. In its absolute form, pedagogy is not just about teaching. In the truest sense, teaching is just one element of pedagogy and not the entire story. Pedagogy focuses on the learner and what they are capable of achieving.

How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 4

Kadenze

discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Have you also noticed the same approach is used over and over to teach about ‘learning’? Digital Learning arts education online learning pedagogy

How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 2

Kadenze

s Director of Business Development, to discuss the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Why is reflection so central to learning? But are the popular online tools like quizzes and short answer tests fit for this larger purpose?

How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 1

Kadenze

In the first wave the pressing challenge was to get content online (welcome to the recorded lecture) and to automate assessment (welcome to the world of quiz)! So, exciting… but not everything needs to be learned from scratch. Digital Learning arts education online education pedagogy

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. 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

CourseArc

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.

How Machine Learning and AI are Making Online Learning More Beneficial

QuoDeck

Online learning ( aka E-Learning ) is now considered to be an integral part of the education sector. In simple words, online learning refers to the type of learning where the learning process is mediated by the internet i.e. the learners use the internet to learn.

Top Ten Tips in Instructional Design

CourseArc

Check out our video blog on the top ten ways to improve the design of your online course. The first step in developing great content is to know what and why students are learning and how you are going to assess them. Student Engagement is a Product of Active Learning.

10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers

CourseArc

If you’ve never created an online course before, you may not be familiar with the term “instructional designer,” but that’s exactly what you’re about to become! Design for How People Learn (Julie Dirksen). Online Resources.

How to Create Effective Test Questions

CourseArc

Demonstration: Did learners demonstrate that they learned what they needed to learn? Progress: Were learners able to show progress in their learning? At the heart of any good question is an understanding of the learning outcomes that the questions are seeking to measure.

How to Improve Student Retention in eLearning

CourseArc

Unlike regular classroom-based courses, digital learning poses an additional set of challenges for instructional designers and students alike. Because of this functional challenge, it is crucial for online course creators to find ways to improve student retention and reduce attrition.

How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives

CourseArc

Instructional designers are guided by these same types of parameters when ensuring their courses meet specific learning objectives. Building Achievable Learning Objectives. To meet a learning objective, you must first know who your learners will be.

Three core foundations for online learning

Clark Quinn

The wise Ellen Wagner has a neat post about what should be the ‘ten commandments’ of online learning. I came up with this as I was trying to suggest what the core value propositions (yeah, I said it, deal with it) of an online offering should be. And I tried to frame it the way I thought Steve Jobs might: An absolutely killer learning experience. It’s a pedagogy that’s challenging, meaningful, relevant, tightly coupled, and more.

Which Strategy Is Better: Frequent Quizzing or End-of-Milestone Quizzing?

CourseArc

How Should You Design Your Online Course’s Assessments? Does research suggest that better learning outcomes occur when students complete a number of quizzes within a single lesson as opposed to taking one comprehensive test at the end of the course?

Human enough #edcmooc

E-Learning Provocateur

If humans are gregarious beings and learning is social, how can face-to-face instruction possibly fail to out perform its online equivalent? TEDxWarwick talk in Week 3 of The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course.

4 myths on how to spice things up in online learning

The eLearning Nomad

How do we make an online course exciting? Most articles in the e-learning sector focus on self-paced e-learning modules (e.g. Yet ‘spicing things up’ means different things in different types of online learning. Here are some common misconceptions about making your online courses more engaging. Myth #1: Adding visuals and interactive content is necessary to cater for all learning styles. in e-learning, but it’s not because of learning styles.

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How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

LEVEL 2: Learning. Did they learn what they intended to learn? Are they now able to share their learning with others in the workplace / classroom?

How Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction Can Make Your Online Courses Better

CourseArc

His pioneering work in instructional design led to a systematic approach to learning that we know today as Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction. Before a student can learn, he or she must be paying attention. Provide Learning Guidance to Learners.

Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?

CourseArc

On one hand, the rapid growth of Internet technologies has seen a corresponding growth in online education. A 2015 survey by Babson Survey Research Group found that online students grew by nearly 4% over the previous year. The most obvious impact is: “Are students learning?”

How to Set Proper Learning Objectives

CourseArc

Learning objectives are to instructional designers is the same as a map is to a traveler. With the proper learning objectives in place, designing a relevant, engaging and useful course becomes a lot easier. Thoughts Behind Setting Learning Objectives.

5 Tips to Help Struggling Students Succeed Online

CourseArc

An online learning environment can be challenging for many students — even those who have been successful in traditional learning environments. Here are 5 strategies that instructional designers and teachers can use to help struggling online students succeed.

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Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course

CourseArc

If you have designed and administered successful in-person, Instructor-Led Training (ILT) modules, you may want to convert those classes into online courses to reach a wider audience. What works for your ILT classes, but will need to be redesigned for an online format?

How to Improve Learning Retention with Contextual Feedback

CourseArc

Providing relevant and timely feedback to students as they’re in the process of learning is a critical component of ensuring that students actually remember the lessons. One potential drawback of distance learning is the absence of student-teacher “face time.”

3 Steps for Creating Online Courses Your Students Will Love and Remember

CourseArc

Renowned marketer, author, online influencer, and thought leader Seth Godin famously wrote: “You don’t find customers for your products. What do they WANT to know that will pique their interest and get them excited about learning this subject?

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Tips for Managing Assets When Creating a Collaborative Course

CourseArc

Watch our video and see what you can create with CourseArc today, or schedule a demo to learn how CourseArc can save your team time and money! CourseArc eLearning Tools Instructional Design Online Learning eLearning instructional design Pedagogy project management quality control saving time

4 myths on how to spice things up in online learning

The eLearning Nomad

How do we make an online course exciting? Most articles in the e-learning sector focus on self-paced e-learning modules (e.g. Yet ‘spicing things up’ means different things in different types of online learning. Here are some common misconceptions about making your online courses more engaging. Myth #1: Adding visuals and interactive content is necessary to cater for all learning styles. in e-learning, but it’s not because of learning styles.

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Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

Gen-Xers, Boomers, and Traditionalists often prefer learning through more direct methods like lectures, and many of them feel that gamification and interactivity are simply a waste of their time.

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve

CourseArc

Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? If your goal is to retain that knowledge and apply it when new situations require it, studies have shown that your best bet is to learn in smaller doses, and repeat key information over time.

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How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 1: Establishing the Basics

CourseArc

In this two-part overview, we’ll review some of these cornerstones and provide you with tips on how best to develop your next online course or training from the ground up. Define Your Learning Objectives. Does your audience have any complications related to their learning (e.g.,

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. If you’d like to learn more, check out this article from eLearning Industry.

Reflections of a mooc unvirgin

E-Learning Provocateur

I considered doing Georgia Tech’s Fundamentals of Online Education via Coursera, but I wasn’t attracted to the introductory angle of the content. So my first learning – before I even began – was that all moocs are different. Incidental learning at its finest!

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How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 2: Goals and Assessments

CourseArc

In part one of our guide , we showed you how to define the learning objectives for a new eLearning course or training, and how to develop a strong course outline that ensures your objectives will be met. Defining Teaching and Learning Activities.

Best Practices for Online Course Design

CourseArc

Understanding who’s learning what will help you select the best presentation mode for each section. A best practice for online course design dictates that a course’s content must be delivered in manageable “chunks” in order to keep distance learners engaged over time.

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Tips for Better Data Visualization

CourseArc

Accessibility eLearning Tools Online Learning accessibility data graphic design graphics images instructional design Pedagogy visual cues

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Designing Online Courses for Different Learning Preferences

CourseArc

When you’re planning your next online course, you may envision all the students in that course as being similar due to their shared progress within a curriculum. But no two students within a cohort will have the exact same learning preferences.

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