How COVID-19 Has Changed Online Learning Pedagogy

MagicBox

The pandemic forced a sudden transformation in various sectors across the world, including education. As schools and college campuses were closed and classes were suspended, educators scrambled to find alternatives to face-to-face teaching overnight to guarantee continued education.

Investing in the Best Online Learning Platform for Education

Hurix Digital

The eLearning landscape is rapidly evolving as more and more institutions and universities recognize the benefits that the online learning platform brings to learners. Online Learning Platforms and Their Advantages for Institutions. Top 5 Online Learning Platforms.

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Effective Distance Learning Pedagogy In Developing Countries

Dan Keckan

In some developing countries, distance learning is in the same classification as self-study programs, where content serves as didactic material for learners to study on their own by sifting through a considerable amount of content material without needing critical academic guidance by instructors.

The COVID Crisis Propels Us To 21st Century Pedagogy

Dan Keckan

COVID forced schools everywhere to online instruction and to grapple with what our digitally enhanced 21st century reality means for the future of education. Learning And Development Higher Education Online Learning Social Learning Spotlight: Coronavirus Lockdown

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. Previously I wrote about the origins of the word pedagogy , and how it can be appropriated into current practice. Pedagogy is about leading learners to the place of education.

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’? From ‘learning to improve your kissing technique’ to ‘learning to train your brain to be smarter’, as though all learning involves the architecture of human cognition in the same ways. Digital Learning arts education online learning pedagogy

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. Here are 8 tips for designing online courses that help first-time eLearners get comfortable with the distance education process so they can learn with confidence.

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)! These online courses were designed in small content ‘chunks’, stripped to the bone so as not to overwhelm the working memory nor overload the mind’s capacity for processing information. 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. 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.

7 Ways To Solve The Problem Of Loneliness In Online Learning

Dan Keckan

Experts in pedagogy and classroom technology emphasize the need for human connection in online education. eLearning Best Practices Distance Learning Higher Education Learning Solutions Online LearningHere are 7 tips for combating learner loneliness. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Transforming online learning experiences

Learning with 'e's

Content is still king in their minds, and everything relies on their knowledge, and the ' delivery ' of learning. A new pedagogy is required, but perhaps they aren't listening. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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. eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. If you’d like to learn more, check out this article from eLearning Industry. Pedagogy- The art or practice of teaching.

5 Ways to Ensure Student Engagement in Online Learning

Hurix Digital

Online learning has re-engineered the entire classroom experience by making course material available remotely. However, with a lack of face-to-face interaction and peer-to-peer bonding, online learning can take a toll on student engagement. Strive for Active Learning.

How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 3

Kadenze

discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. This third vodcast introduces three of the effects which artists and arts educators bring to processes of learning online. Before accounting for the effects which flow from artistic redundancy , we first need to consider the Redundancy Principle, which is well-known across online learning design. Digital LearningPhoto by W / Unsplash.

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. Online learning is gaining tremendous popularity. ML and AI have made learning to become personalized and adaptive. Personalized and Adaptive Learning.

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.

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! Instructional designers may сrеаtе eLearning соurѕеѕ, wrіtе instructor’s mаnuаlѕ fоr сlаѕѕrооm іnѕtruсtіоn, design lеаrnіng gаmеѕ, convert classroom curricula into an online format, оr create training соurѕеѕ for thе wоrkрlасе. Design for How People Learn (Julie Dirksen).

How to Create Effective Test Questions

CourseArc

Since online learning often separates teachers from learners across time and distance, we rely on evaluations – in the form of tests, quizzes and assessments – to judge each student’s successful comprehension of the content (and to judge how well the course designers presented their information). Demonstration: Did learners demonstrate that they learned what they needed to learn? Progress: Were learners able to show progress in their learning?

Best Practices for Effective Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

Regardless of why you choose to do it, learning brings you closer to your dreams. Pedagogy has since long been an overly debated subject. The phenomenon of digitalization has arguably gifted pedagogy its greatest strength, i.e., online learning.

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 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. Based on Deci and Ryan’s (1985) self-determination theory, researchers have found that online learners each have different reasons to participate in class.

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. This means that if we want to learn a new technique or remember a barrage of facts and figures, we’re best served by reintroducing those key points on a regular basis after we first encounter them.

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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 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. Let’s look at the process of designing good learning objectives, so you can build the various elements of your course or training in service of a clear purpose with measurable outcomes. Building Achievable Learning Objectives. To meet a learning objective, you must first know who your learners will be.

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? enable both students and teachers to judge learning progressively, instead of at the end of a milestone.

Finally, I got it! I’ve tried all online learning formats!

Coorpacademy

I was deep diving into Coorpacademy’s learning statistics used by our R&D Team, looking for figures that would best illustrate how essential it is to offer different formats of courses. I would like to share with you the learning recipes and their test results! 1- 5’learning.

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. Now that you have your learners’ attention, your next step is to clearly inform your audience what they will be learning and what they should expect to take away from your course. A good resource for establishing clear learning objectives can be found here.

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. This was the 13th consecutive year to record continual growth in students embracing online education. On the other hand, that same study concluded that only about 30% of faculty accepted the “…value and legitimacy of online education.”

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

LEVEL 2: Learning. Did they learn what they intended to learn? In order to best measure the impact of your courses, you should test learners prior to and after taking the course, so you’ll have a benchmark for comparing students’ achievement of the desired learning outcomes. Are they now able to share their learning with others in the workplace / classroom?

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. Let’s examine how to set good learning objectives, which will help ensure that course designers and students alike are on the path to success. Thoughts Behind Setting Learning Objectives. Building Blocks For Good 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. Unfamiliarity with online courses, confusion about the technologies, or being unaware of what self-directed learning entails can be huge barriers to student success in eLearning or compliance training. It is important to create an online environment that’s built for continued student success.

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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. Simply assigning a “pass” or “fail” response will result in the illusion that feedback has been provided, but the true objective of online learning — conveying lasting knowledge — will not be accomplished. 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? Knowing your audience’s learning preferences and comfort zones is key to making sure you can deliver information in a way they can easily digest and retain. Seth Godin speaking at Business of Software 2010 • Image by Betsy Weber.

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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 timeWorking with others on collaborative projects can lead to accidental mistakes among team members, including: miscommunicated goals. misunderstood responsibilities.

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. Accessibility Instructional Design Online Learning accessibility eLearning evaluation generational differences instructional design learning objectives Pedagogy training

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., You can read our detailed tips on creating effective learning objectives here. Key points to consider: What topics must be covered to meet the learning objectives?

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Human enough #edcmooc

E-Learning Provocateur

It is with glee that the proponents of e-learning trumpet the results of studies such as the US Department of Education’s Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies , which found that, on average, online instruction is as effective as classroom instruction. TEDxWarwick talk in Week 3 of The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course.

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. Key points to consider: What lectures, slides, visual aids, videos, and graphics will you include in order to support each of the learning objectives? How will each learning component be delivered: Online?

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. As many eLearning providers have heard directly from their students , consistent design elements make it much easier to navigate online courses.

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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. These connections will enrich my learning experience well after the course has ended. Incidental learning at its finest! Explication of the implications for e-learning must be the outcome.

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