8 Myths about Online Education

LearnDash

Some online education myths won’t disappear. When online learning was first proposed as a viable alternative to in-class learning, many people were skeptical. Unfortunately, while the quality of online learning has improved greatly over the years, many of these early misconceptions have yet to fade way. Here are some of the top myths many people have about online learning, and why they’re either not true, or not the complete story. online learning

Simulations in Online Learning

Your Training Edge

Simulations are also useful in online learning. Online learning has changed the way we impart knowledge to participants all over the world, but it has also created some unique problems. Alternatively, you can use the online simulation as the learning experience itself.

Simplifying Online Course Promotion

LearnDash

Creating and selling online courses is an exciting entrepreneurial prospect. If you are just starting out in your online business journey then try not to over-complicate the process. sell elearning sell online courses

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Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies

TalentLMS

In this article, we share with you some innovative ways to use your company’s online portal to change the way employees are brought into a company. Create an in-house Online Support for New Employees. Create an Online Position Profile. Have all formalities completed online.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

skills and provide opportunities to practice; we build exceptional self-paced online. The Secret to Getting eLearning Results Isn't What You Think 1 Navigating a. rapidly changing.

Online Versus Traditional Education

LearnDash

It isn’t uncommon to see school learning management systems, flipped classrooms , online testing, mandatory online forum participation, badges & gamification, online assignments, and other digital components. elearning online learning

WordSesh: The Online WordPress Conference

LearnDash

The post WordSesh: The Online WordPress Conference appeared first on LearnDash. The world’s largest virtual WordPress conference is being held on July 25th, will you attend? When: July 25th from 8AM-8PM (EST). Where: Your Living Room! Price: $25. Tickets: Purchase Here ! The great thing about WordPress is that you have no shortage of opportunities to participate in conferences thanks to the expansive and incredibly affordable WordCamps that take place all over the world.

Don't Invest in an Online Learning System Without These 3 LMS Features

TOPYX LMS

Poor employee performance, high costs of corporate training and low employee engagement with training are all reasons that drive company leaders to invest in an online learning system, or LMS.¹ LMS LMS Features Online 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! Online Resources.

3 Reasons to Implement Online Learning with LMS Software

TOPYX LMS

To claim that online learning, or eLearning, is popular in the workplace is an understatement. alone, over 75 percent of companies offer online training.¹ LMS Software Learning Management System Online LearningIn the U.S. About half of Fortune 500 companies already use eLearning,² and it’s estimated that 98 percent of all companies will use some type of eLearning by 2020.³.

The Business Case for Online Training

Association eLearning

If that doesn’t help make the business case for online training, then let’s delve deeper into the reasons why your organization needs to implement eLearning. Retention rates are higher online at around 25-60% compared to classroom training at 8-10% (The Research Institute of America).

The Fact and Fiction of Online Training

Association eLearning

You’ve probably heard some of the things people say about online courses: “The courses are a lot easier than ‘regular’ courses, so you don’t learn as much.”. Employers don’t count online courses as actual training.”. Fiction: “Online courses are easier than face-to-face courses.”.

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How to Vet Your Online Course Idea

LearnDash

Will your online course idea make money? You’ve finally come up with what you think will be a great idea for an online course, but you’re not sure if it will turn a profit. Starting an online course is an exciting endeavor, but to ensure success, it’s best not to jump in blindly. Researching your online course idea can help you avoid common pitfalls and improve your topic, but most importantly, it helps you understand your market.

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Advantages of Online Certification

LearnDash

While that is certainly one possibility, your immediate job prospects might be better served by enrolling in a certificate program online instead. Let’s Look At Online Certification Advantages. The ability to work at your own pace make online certification an attractive option.

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How to Find Profitable Online Course Ideas

LearnDash

Inspired by the idea of teaching an online course, but not sure what to offer? Online courses aren’t just exciting opportunities for learners. Simply put, online education is a growing industry, and a lot of people want to try their hand at it. However, as enthusiastic as someone may be about starting an online course , thinking of good online course ideas can be challenging. Be willing to take your online course ideas back to the drawing board.

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ONLINE TRAINER CERTIFICATION: Become a Certified Online Training Professional

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Online training can be great training, but it all starts with an awesome trainer!    More and more companies are embracing live, online classes. If your company wants you to teach online, great. But teaching online isn't as easy as it sounds. Become a COTP!

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How Can Online Education Accommodate Older Audiences?

LearnDash

Older generations are increasingly interested in online courses. There’s an obvious distinction in online education between adult learners and K-12 learners. That said, the older your audience is, the less likely they are to be completely comfortable in an online environment.

TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In one of my online classes just this week, one of my students said, “Hold on, hold on!   Starting during the participant introductions at the beginning of my online classes, I begin to take hand-written notes.  My goal in online classes is to get to know my students at least as well as I get to know participants in face-to-face classrooms—or maybe even better!   I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones.

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The Fact and Fiction of Online Training

Association eLearning

You’ve probably heard some of the things people say about online courses: “The courses are a lot easier than ‘regular’ courses, so you don’t learn as much.”. Employers don’t count online courses as actual training.”. Fiction: “Online courses are easier than face-to-face courses.”.

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Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Maybe it’s time to get started with online member education. Are we large enough to support online learning? These will be some of the questions you’ll need to answer to convince your board that online learning is a smart choice for your association.

Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning

Lambda Solutions

Universities, private colleges, technical institutes and all kinds of private online learning providers can offer courses commit a lot of time, effort, and money into developing their online learning programs, increasing the amount of pressure on learning departments to turn a profit.

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8 Tips to Use Data Visualizations in Compliance Online Training

Lambda Solutions

In this article, I'll share 8 tips to use data visualizations to improve your compliance online training course. compliance online training data learning analytics corporate online trainingAre your employees absorbing all the key facts and figures?

Break Free and Defeat Unemployment by Utilizing Online Training Courses

InSync Training

Fortunately, due to technological advances in education, online training has become a viable option for those who remain unemployed following the Great Recession. Online Training Online Education

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Gaining Accreditation for Your Online Course

LearnDash

You offer an online course and award certificates but they don’t really carry any weight until your program is accredited. Certificates are great in online courses – and let me clear the air on one thing: you don’t need industry accreditation in order to offer them.

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8 Tips To Increase Attendance Rates In Online Training

Lambda Solutions

You’re ready to roll out your new online training course, but can you say the same for your staff? In this article, I’ll share 8 tips to get your employees ready and increase attendance rates in online training. Moodle online learning learner engagement eLearning trends

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Pros & Cons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I started teaching online a dozen years ago and I owe it all to a case of the flu. Back in my day, the technology available to teach online was limited to short, boring webinars. However, the stress of the moment got me thinking about the main pros and cons of teaching online.

Teach Online to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint

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Guide to Good Online Learning

Raptivity

Good online learning is deceptively simple but very engaging with a depth of knowledge that is delivered almost without the learner realising they are absorbing it. Boring content makes boring online learning Look critically at what you want to deliver before you start creating online content.

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How to debut as an online teacher

WizIQ

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Online Courses with Empty Promises

LearnDash

In recent years we have seen a meteoric rise in the number of online courses being delivered. In most cases people want to build a small business around their online courses, and the vast majority of course creators have honest intentions. online learning

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Online Course Forum Tips

LearnDash

Many online courses today have some component of online forum for discussion about the course material. As the facilitator (and admin) there are some techniques you can employ to help maximize your online discussions for you and the students. elearning online learning

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Saving Lives with Online Learning

CourseArc

In 2015, UMBC Training Centers collaborated with CourseArc to help one of their partners, the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) , transition face-to-face workshops to the online environment.

Top 5 Benefits of Online Learning

Lambda Solutions

According to enrollment information gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, over 80% of classes were delivered entirely online in 2014. online learning

Maximize Online Course Sales With SEO

LearnDash

FREE Training: “How To Use SEO To Maximize Your Online Course Sales”. If you are selling an online course, this often means ranking on the first page in Google for search terms relevant to your course. FREE Training: “How To Use SEO To Maximize Your Online Course Sales”.

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How to Create and Sell Online Courses in 10 Steps

LearnDash

If you want to make money selling online courses, follow these steps. You want to start an online business where you sell online courses, but you don’t know where to start. If you’re excited about online education and ready to try your hand at it, here’s how to get started. You can spend a lot of time researching the online learning market without settling on a course idea, but you can’t create anything until you know your topic. sell online courses

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5 AdWords Marketing Tips for Your Online Course

LearnDash

AdWords is one of the most widely used online advertising tools—and for good reason. But you should go beyond the obvious keywords such as “online business management course” or “online electrician certification.”. This means that if your keyword is “online courses,” your ad will also appear in searches for “online classes” or “online certification. online course]). AdWords is a great start, but it isn’t the end of your online marketing.

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Online Course Creation Has Just Evolved!

LearnDash

After many months of development and testing it is with great pleasure to tell you about LearnDash Version 2.5 – a game changer for LearnDash and the way you create your online courses. Create your content once and you’re done!

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LIVE, ONLINE TRAINING TIP: Highlight Your Mouse Pointer

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  During a recent Certified Online Traning Professional certification course , I was showing my screen and telling class attendees about a cool technique I use when I want to ensure learners can see my mouse pointer. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

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