eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

LMS- A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application or web-based technology for managing the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, and delivery of training programs, continuing education, professional development, credentialing, online events, and eLearning programs. Pedagogy- The art or practice of teaching.

Transformers

E-Learning Provocateur

Digital technology is hardly novel, and our neglect in embracing it left us unprepared for when we suddenly needed it. Beyond our misgivings with technology, moreover, the virus has also shone a light on our pedagogy.

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Blends, borders and boundaries

Learning with 'e's

In online and virtual forms of education, especially blended forms of pedagogy, learners are constantly transitioning between complex states as they learn, interact with their tools, content and with others; and as they navigate, discover, create, organise, remix, repurpose and share content. It is only since the advent of telecommunications that we have begun to recognise some of the complexities that result from our engagement with technology.

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

CourseArc

Will they be synchronous or asynchronous? Technology. Leverage technology to help you manage and track deadlines, deliverables, and milestones. CourseArc Instructional Design Online Learning assessment eLearning evaluation grading instructional design learning objectives mandatory compliance training Pedagogy pilot testing project management quality control tests user experience

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

CourseArc

ILT classes are live and linear, while online courses may be delivered in several different ways: Synchronous courses take place live, in real-time, with instructors and participants interacting online. Blended settings allow for a mix of Synchronous and Asynchronous approaches, with live interactive learning supplemented by self-directed coursework.

Daily Bookmarks 07/10/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Examples of colleges successfully using synchronous tools for office hours, student collaboration, and administrative work. tags: synchronous , highered , collaboration , education. The traditional CMS/LMS is designed for a more instructor-centered course, so the pedagogy of these courses reflects the technology. What would that do to the pedagogy? Taking the ‘A’ out of Asynchronous.

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eXSpace exploration

Learning with 'e's

I mentioned that among the many 'sand box' tools and technologies in the space will be a number of touch surfaces. Thirdly, all of the content that is created on the surface can be recorded and then shared in a number of ways, not just via the SMARTboard screen, but also on the personal screens of students present or absent, synchronously or asynchronously, because it can be disseminated widely through multiple digital formats.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.” ” This is still as true as ever, and it explains why there’s a four-to-eight-year lag between technology trends as a whole and their application in eLearning.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Here we’ll review some of the new research that has come out of MOOCs and other technology-enabled learning environments and explore what the findings mean for corporate training. Despite a plethora of research that online, blended, and other technology-enabled learning works just as well as face-to-face learning, many companies still hold tight to the belief that there is something special about in-person instructor-led training (ILT). Pedagogy is more important than technology.

How is E-learning Transforming the Entire Education Sector?

ProProfs

The ongoing technological advancements and innovations have changed our entire lifestyle for the best. At that time, learning involved in-person instructions, home assignments, exams, use of specific course materials, and classic pedagogy. Synchronous Learning.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

E-Learning Acupuncture

skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Thursday, December 20, 2007 Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference I live in Canada and these days everywhere I look, I see snow. The Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Conference is hosted by Kapiolani Community College, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.” ” This is still as true as ever, and it explains why there’s a four-to-eight-year lag between technology trends as a whole and their application in eLearning.

Here comes the SAMR

Learning with 'e's

In previous posts I articulated some thoughts on how technology can (and should) be integrated into education. In an initial post I argued that technology use is not the same as technology integration. Technology integration results in digital tools being embedded into learning, so that for example maker cultures emerge, or the classroom activities are flipped , supporting more effective pedagogies and improving student learning outcomes.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Even with the help of the newest technology tools to communicate and educate including social media, wikis, and Google, we still need to transform our ILT classrooms and training sessions into integrated blended learning environments. It’s in your mind One of the pioneers of adult learning theory, Malcom Knowles , explored the role of adult education and facilitation (andragogy) versus the traditional style of teaching children (pedagogy).

How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?

eFront

As opposed to traditional instructor-led training or even distance learning that centers on teleconferencing and online presentations, asynchronous eLearning occurs in an environment where a single learner interacts directly with content via a technology system, maximizing flexibility in timing and access for the learner by allowing learner control of pace, schedule, and location. 4) Choose the right educational technology. Joan T.

In Challenging Times: Make Lemonade in eLearning

Litmos

That means two major things: accommodating what is lost by going online and taking advantage of the opportunities technology provides us. If there’s a synchronous cohort, do group assignments. What we can gain from technology. We also should revisit our pedagogy.

Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

This technological and pedagogical modality has, in fact, evolved in such a way that it is no longer just a medium for transmitting content, but a unique environment that can optimize learning. Among its approaches, the pedagogy of empathy is one that can be implemented even in simplified elearning solutions. This link between teacher and learner is, according to Poirier, one of the most important contributions of empathy in pedagogy.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

The topic was roughly (surprise) New Technology for eLearning. Online Teachers: Instructions - Online Pedagogy/Teaching Tools How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

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The Emergence of Learning Engineering

Knowledge Avatars for Training

Learning Engineering is an emerging field that applies science, technology, and pedagogy to produce the most effective learning experience. Other than the technology surrounding eLearning, more profound issues to consider are what science tells us of the teaching and learning process?

Top 4 Tips For Adult Learning Theory You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

These five assumptions clearly define adult learning characteristics separate from those of pedagogy , or learning in children. Furthermore, learners are likely to be motivated to complete this activity because it utilizes an engaging technology they may have never used before. .

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Your Training Edge

Technology is changing at an exponential rate. Training can be synchronous or asynchronous. Like rapid elearning, MOOCs also allow SMEs to build training programs, incorporate multimedia using templates and authoring tools, are generally broken into short learning units, and allow both synchronous and asynchronous training. Developers in both areas must build courses based on sound pedagogy and best practices.

A Moving Landscape

CLO Magazine

As technology evolves and increasingly digital-savvy generations move up in the workplace, questions dominate the executive education space. Chief Learning Officer : How is executive education being changed by technology? If you go back in time, not that far — 10 or 15 years ago — the technology-facilitated training, where technology really started to make a large impact, was with relatively routine technical skills-based training.

Digital Learning:A Step-by-Step Guide to a Successful Rollout

Learning Wire

When Marie-Loup is rolling out a solution that is equal parts technology and training, there are three main steps: kickoff , build , and launch. They synchronize content licenses, implement web design, create the learning experience, and more.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. In eLearning, we are at the very start of the hype curve with distributed ledgers: we can imagine the technology solving one of our recurring problems. IOT Physical Simulators: The idea here is to build physical training devices that connect to online learning technology.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs. Find opportunities where social learning technologies will foster learning. Educational Technology Systems, Vol.

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning – What makes a quality online course? Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning. What is synchronous learning? That’s called synchronous learning. That doesn’t mean that synchronous sessions aren’t appropriate at times.

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010. Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources - eLearning Technology , October 25, 2010. Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 - eLearning Technology , January 18, 2010. Creating Dynamic Presentations with Prezi - WISE Pedagogy , May 24, 2010. Google TV for Education - Learning and Technology , May 28, 2010.

ISTE2013 Presenter Profiles: Kristin Daniels

TechSmith Camtasia

The four day conference begins on June 23rd and ends on June 26th, focusing on advancing and improving education through the use of technology. She left the classroom in 2006 to work as a Technology Integration Specialist in a private 7-12 school in Minnesota. Paul, MN ISTE affiliate, TIES , as a Education Technology Specialist. Our role has shifted from specialists who provide technology tips, tricks and ideas, to coaches who support, encourage and guide.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Members of the higher education academic and research communities K-12 educators and technologists Workplace technology integrators Synchronous e-Learning - eLearning Guild (Update 11/16/2010: suggested by Miriam Ramos-Warth ) The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous e-Learning is intended for anyone who wants to produce, lead, or promote live, interactive learning events on the Web. Facilitation Online - The Center for Education Technology.

Boosting Course Design: 5 Easy-to-Follow Course Facilitation Techniques

TalentLMS

Pedagogy for the current digital environment has undergone a massive revolution. The use of productive technology that assists in mundane tasks has brought about this remarkable change in learning. In today’s learning environment, one cannot teach without having experience in the use of technology. Technology has broadened the scope as well as the application of learning. But what kind of technology is the learner expecting and how can course facilitators provide it?

Professional experiences of online teachers in Wisconsin: Results from a survey about training and challenges

eLearning Evangelist

There are substantial differences both programatically and instructionally between synchronous and asynchronous programs. page 6 I would have liked to see some professional development on online pedagogy. Because they apparently buy most of their courses they have bought into the pedagogy of the course providers, But it wasn't until I questioned the presenters that I was able to get some information about where the courses came from.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Learners who suffer from sensory, intellectual or technological difficulties will need assistive technology to successfully access and complete their training courses. Advanced Distributed Learning is an initiative established by the US Department of Defense, aiming to make the delivery of online training consistent across content formats, technologies, and organizations. Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Tips for Teaching Synchronous Virtual Classes. eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009. Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating - eLearning Technology , October 14, 2009. Reading: “College technology ‘catching up’ with students” - Dont Waste Your Time , October 9, 2009. Personal Learning Environments - Concept not Tool - Learning Technology Learning , October 16, 2009. Pedagogy (12). Best of eLearning Learning.

How Online Learners Are Using Interactive Video Transcripts [STUDY]

3Play Media

As such, we hope to see more institutions of higher learning embrace a more interactive and multi-sensory pedagogy, as we too, utilize this feedback to make our time synchronized transcription solutions even better. While universities battle to keep technology up to date across large infrastructures, online learning is the forefront for cost-effective implementation of user-controlled and user-friendly interfaces.

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Webinar Blackboard Slides - Weekly Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Free Webinars - eLearning Technology , July 27, 2009. E-Learner Survival Guide & My Language Notebook - WISE Pedagogy , July 30, 2009. Tips and Tools for Synchronous e-Learning , July 29, 2009. Learning Management Systems Flash Technology - Best of eLearning Learning , July 27, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. Week of July 24, 2009 to July 31, 2009. You can receive these weekly hot lists by subscribing to the Best of eLearning Learning.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

X-based learning: sorting out pedagogies and design CLARK QUINN | THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012. Why do synchronous web tools suck? Google: first MOOP (Massive Online Open Pedagogy) DONALD CLARK PLAN B | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013. This September, George Siemens , Stephen Downes and Dave Cormier are hosting another Massively Open Online Course, Change: Education, Learning and Technology. Technology. Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. JUNE 3, 2012.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

While still important, a more critical role to support the convergence of learning assets and workflows requires consideration of robust EPSS technology to play a pivotal role in the very near future. Trainers won’t be replaced by technology. They will be replaced by trainers who are willing to use technology.” Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash - eLearning Technology , May 6, 2010 Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad.

How Online Learners Are Using Interactive Video Transcripts [STUDY]

3Play Media

As such, we hope to see more institutions of higher learning embrace a more interactive and multi-sensory pedagogy, as we too, utilize this feedback to make our time synchronized transcription solutions even better. While universities battle to keep technology up to date across large infrastructures, online learning is the forefront for cost-effective implementation of user-controlled and user-friendly interfaces.

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010 With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? It’s way cooler than pedagogy or andragogy, no? WISE Pedagogy , April 6, 2010 Since the iPad was released to the general public, there have been a lot of reports and articles about its relative advantages and disadvantages.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

By doing so, you will: Keep yourself up-to- date with the new software, technologies, and trends relative to corporate e-learning and e-learning in general. Under her guidance, the association was able to offer its first asynchronous Web-delivered course, and its first synchronous Webinar. Mozealous by Dave Mozealous Mozeaulous.com focuses on Articulate technology and user experience related topics.