8 Types of Motivation for Online Learning


Motivation is the key to almost every successful learning program out there. Without motivated learners, growing your online course is an uphill battle. Fear-based motivations sound very negative at first, but they aren’t necessarily.

Sound Instructional Design in E-Learning Development

Dashe & Thomson

Teaching someone how to do something in person is one thing, but online learning is an entirely different animal. As a Creative Technologist, my role is, well, to use technology creatively, primarily within E-learning development. There are many ingredients for success in E-learning development and one… The post Sound Instructional Design in E-Learning Development appeared first on Dashe & Thomson.

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Is MOOC The Future of Online Learning?


Massive Open Online Courses may sound too good to be accurate, but you better start believing them as they are here to stay. After all, they break the traditional classroom learning barriers. This form of learning on the internet caught on with lightning speed.

Harry Potter, but Make it Online Learning: Gamifying Education


We learned serious subjects from serious textbooks. Albert Einstein said, “Having fun is the best way to learn.” Though the two concepts intersect, a distinction should be made between gamification and game-based learning. Learning Experience Designer @KnowledgeOne |.

Benchmarking Online Learning

Jay Cross

WHAT KEEPS WORKERS FROM LEARNING ONLINE? 41% find current online learning not relevant to their need. 26% find learning content uninspiring. 22% learning objectives are not clear. WHAT DO LEARNERS VALUE HIGHLY FOR LEARNING? 49% live online learning. 47% self-paced e-learning. Twelve years ago, my friend Laura Overton (we worked at SmartForce together) founded Towards Maturity to benchmark learning across organizations. .

Online Learning Works – So Why are Schools Failing at it?

eLearning 24-7

If you believe what many school districts, governmental officials, and even some folks in the media, the whole idea around online learning, as a result of the closing of schools, is not only a fiasco, but something so new that it has sped up its usage by 15 years. . Anyone who has been involved with online learning in the education sector knows full well that this is false. E-Learning (the actual term) for online education started in 1993.

This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning


eLearning, also known as online learning, isn’t just good for a company’s bottom line; it is also excellent for the human brain. Researchers are daily discovering more about how online learning affects a person mentally, and the results are amazing. Any theory that learning primarily through a digital mode is unhealthy is being disproved as eLearning experts find that online learning nourishes the mind and results in much greater learning outcomes.

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Kiss your Online Learning Struggles Goodbye


In my day-to-day here at Community Brands I spend a lot of time talking with continuing education professionals about taking their online learning strategy to the next level and growing their success. Tell me if any of these issues sound familiar: “We currently host live webinars via GoToMeeting and upload our on-demand recordings in a separate location.”. “We

10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning


One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective. Based on my experience, I have observed some common issues faced by online learners globally that disrupt their learning process.

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support


There are many benefits of training and online learning in the corporate sector and no one can question the need for training initiatives. More often than not, the two main culprits are: Learners’ apathy towards learning and lack of organizational support. When training is closely linked with organizational actions like employee evaluations or bonuses, it is a definite ‘push’ for learning. This is a huge driver for learning. e-Learning

Metacognition for Effective Online Learning


Metacognition is not as techy as it sounds. Metacognition is the knowledge about one’s own learning. It is also all about understanding how to learn effectively, in a limited amount of time, using strategies that are corrected over time. You need to create autonomous and self-starting learners, who are responsible for their own learning and are willing to share the synthesized version of their knowledge with peers.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

The first 100% online university. In 1999, Jones International became the first online university in the U.S. to be accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. By 1999, other online universities were on the scene including the University of Phoenix and Western Governors University which was a consortium of small colleges in the rocky mountain area. Some online universities offered degrees for as low as $4,800 USD, and a doctorate as low as $12K.

online learning sites like Udemy


Udemy is a safe and free online learning portal which allows anyone, to study anything, from anywhere, at any time, for free online, at any subject level. It allows users to download the materials and can access the materials using their mobile application, and we have got some free online learning sites like Udemy here. Alison is one of the world’s largest free learning platforms for education and skills training. LinkedIn Learning (Lynda).

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How to Integrate Behavior Change into Online Learning with Chris Taylor from Actionable


Learn how to integrate behavior change into online learning with Chris Taylor from Actionable in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. is, “Learning alone can’t create change.” One is called learn a process.

Why Engagement in Online Learning Matters

Growth Engineering

Online Learning without engagement is like a car without an engine. Keep reading to find out how you can turbocharge engagement in online learning! So, what is engagement and how does it lead to successful online learning? We could be engaged with an idea, a cause, a brand and of course, our own learning. . Let’s take a look at what a world without engagement in online learning looks like. Game-based Learning.

Blended Learning: How To Innovate Your Organization’s Training

Spark Your Interest

No matter what type of course or training event you are conducting, including blended learning methods, can significantly enhance your course. What Is Blended Learning? The best delivery method is matched to the learning activity for that specific content. Personalized Learning.

How the concept of nudges can be applied to online learning tools

Ed App

According to ReportLinker, the global mobile learning market will hit over US 78.5 With the increasingly remote nature of education and work, academic institutions and employers have needed to rely on online learning platforms to help train employees and teach students.

The 8 Types of Motivation You Need to Know for Online Learning


When selling courses online, you need to understand why learners are taking your online learning program. The key to almost every successful online learning program is motivation. We know, the word fear instantly sounds negative.

Best Practices for Voice-Over


As psychologist Richard Mayer points out in his book, Multimedia Learning , combining narration with visuals will help to increase learning and long-term retention of content. Here are some key principles related to creating multimedia content that Mayer shares: Redundancy Principle – People learn better from graphics and narration than from graphics, narration, and on-screen text. Multimedia Principle – People learn better from words and pictures than from words alone.

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How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

eLearning 24-7

If you are a bricks and mortar college or university, you may be considering offering online courses. When you ask folks what was the first 100% online university most will say the University of Phoenix. The first was Jones International, which also was the first accredited online university. After Jones International, the number of “for-profit” online universities started to pop up everywhere. Research on online universities. Learning approach.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5


Now that you have identified your tools, built basic courses, provided support, and incorporated assessments and feedback, you are on your way to becoming skilled in online development and instruction. What Role and Benefits Can Online Learning Have in the Everyday Classroom?

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What Is E-learning, And How To Create The Best Types Of E-learning?

Spark Your Interest

What is e-learning? Well, there are many types of e-learning that organizations can use to educate or train people. Understanding what is e-learning and the best types of e-learning to use, is critical when creating new training programs. What Is E-Learning?

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


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.

Best Practices for Moving Instructor-Led Training to Webinars and Virtual Classrooms (Live Online Learning)

Convergence Training

Because of COVID-19, lots of companies are rushing to get at least some of their instructor-led training materials into an online format. Here’s how Michelle introduces this conversation at her podcast webpage: This episode is part of the Learning Uncut Disruption series.

LearnTrends - Sound - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Upcoming Free Online Webinars. Metrics for the Modern CLO: How to Measure Formal and Informal Learning. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Formalizing Informal Learning …What? LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference - eLearning Technology , September 21, 2009. Learning Visions , September 21, 2009. Corporate learning not preparing workers for the future - Internet Time , September 23, 2009.

Benefits of Gamification in Online Learning

Aktiv Mind

Benefits of Gamification in Online Learning. It happens to also be used as an educational tool and, over the last few years, it’s been on the rise as a popular training and learning method. How does Gamification enhance learning? Gamification enhances learning because it’s influential, motivational, and practical. Gamification in eLearning helps create learning experiences that fully engage learners. It makes learning interactive.

Don’t Treat Beginners and Experienced Learners the Same Way

Association eLearning

Everyone had to learn everything together though, despite the fact that we were at different stages of learning. When learners feel alienated or overly frustrated it can actually impair their ability to learn. They start with individual pieces and then slowly learn how they’re connected to one another. One-size-fits-all eLearning may sound like a good thing, but that isn’t always the case. Some time ago, I was cast as a chorus member in a musical.

Case study: How EY brought its employees together with an online learning event

CLO Magazine

Paul Bartelings, director of learning at EY. EY has been offering learning events to professionals for many years. It started with a single study day, but after more than 11 years it has evolved into a two-day learning event. An online event offers opportunities.

Online Learning for Emergency and Disaster Training


Saying that knowledge can save lives might sound a tad dramatic, but in this case, it’s absolutely true. The post Online Learning for Emergency and Disaster Training appeared first on GO1 Learning. Learning Uncategorized eLearning online courses safety training

Articulate Storyline – 9 Practical Ways To Make A Great Course Within Your Budget

Spark Your Interest

Articulate Storyline is one of the most popular authoring tools used worldwide to create online learning. And while anyone with enough time, knowledge, and money can make an outstanding online course, can you do it on a budget? It’s a cloud-based e-learning authoring tool.

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). If you sign up for an in-person workshop but need to watch an online video that explains the basics before you attend, that’s an example of blended learning. Maximizes the amount of in-person time that can be devoted to hands-on practice and other learning strategies that are difficult to deliver through eLearning. Sound off in the comments section.

What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”

Association eLearning

For example, you’ve likely seen Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) discussed on various websites and company pages. It sounds like they’re the same thing, right? An LMS manages people’s interactions with learning content. In other words, it allows learners to take courses and attend online events, instructors to track learners’ progress and scores, administrators to check reports, and more. Sounds great, right?

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5


Now that you have identified your tools, built basic courses, provided support, and incorporated assessments and feedback, you are on your way to becoming skilled in online development and instruction. What Role and Benefits Can Online Learning Have in the Everyday Classroom?

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Don’t Just Tell, Show: the Value of Examples

Association eLearning

We need to learn how to use it too because we’re falling behind them. Maybe I should learn how to use it. That’s what got the children excited about learning the safety tips. Sound off in the comments section. I found something interesting while cleaning off an old shelf recently. It was a children’s story called Officer Buckle and Gloria, by Peggy Rathmann. I planned on reading it one last time and then donating it. Instead, I kept the book. Here’s a summary.

Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training

Association eLearning

Blended learning is not new to training. Yes, you probably do remember and that’s the point of blended learning. Make no mistake, today blended learning goes beyond merely tagging on a movie or performing a Web Quest on the internet. The “new” blended learning means finding the right balance of learner participation and instructor facilitation. Today’s learners expect a different kind of learning experience. Without Blended Learning.

The Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy (And when to use each one)

Association eLearning

It’s an often repeated tenet of instructional design and it sounds great in theory. By understanding the difference and consciously choosing which to use, you will be on your way to tailoring learning experiences to your audience. “Make your audience care.” If you can make your audience care about the material they will engage more deeply with the content and retain it longer. Just saying “make your audience care” is not the whole story though.

Dense eLearning Isn’t Smart

Association eLearning

A ten screen course may sound inviting, but if each screen has five minutes of audio narration and extensive on-screen text with images you may be looking at fifty screens of content crammed into ten. After all, you want learners thinking about and applying what they’re learning, and that takes mental effort. “It was too much all at once. I was overwhelmed.” That’s not something you want to see in the feedback for your association’s eLearning.

Q&A: We Are Marcus


WAM is aligned with leading social-emotional learning (SEL) frameworks and mindfulness best practices. Why is social-emotional learning, or SEL, important now given distance learning is happening throughout the country? Want to learn more about CourseArc?

Q&A: We Are Marcus


WAM is aligned with leading social-emotional learning (SEL) frameworks and mindfulness best practices. Why is social-emotional learning, or SEL, important now given distance learning is happening throughout the country? Want to learn more about CourseArc?

This is how you impress your learners with fresh video content…


This also applies to creating online content for your training or course. With mmhmm, you can easily turn your boring presentations and videos into inspiring content for your learning journey. What can the tool mean for your learning solution? What is the sound you make then?

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