Transitioning from Teaching to Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

Last week I gave a webinar through UCI on transitioning from teaching to instructional design. I shared my story of moving from teaching to instructional design as well as tips for finding a job. Adapting Resumes from Teaching to Instructional Design.

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Concept Maps as a VILT Teaching Tool

Upside Learning

(If you’re new to this series, here is some brief background to help you catch up: Given the unique training challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic poses for us all, this series explores the various considerations for delivering an effective VILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training).

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Improvising our way beyond emergency remote teaching

Kadenze

point out we have been catapulted into the moment of “ emergency remote teaching ” where the COVID-19 emergency has meant we all, whether we like it or not, (or the students like it or not), must teach in responsible, socially distanced ways.

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Should Instructional Designers “Teach to the Test”?

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a lot of angst these days in the education field about “teaching to the test.” This reviewer said, “We need to go beyond teaching to the test.” We act as if it is shameful if we “only” teach to a test, but why?

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eLearning is Survival: How to Train Employees and Thrive in a Virtual World

Speaker: Tim Hagen, founder of Progress Coaching

Whether we like it or not, our new reality exists in the virtual world. The traditional methods of in-person training and teaching have become temporarily incapacitated, and innovators of eLearning have taken the stage. Our time has come as L & D leaders to take stage and lead our organizations in this unique transitionary time. Join Tim Hagen, founder of Progress Coaching, to learn how to establish your ability to successfully train and coach employees virtually. We will discuss and teach specific methods of how this virtual transformation actually provides organizations, specifically learning organizations, unique opportunities never experienced before.

Teaching for Trying Times

Upside Learning

Let me tell you the true story of three companies… The first company is one of a large group of companies. This company competes in a segment that has remarkable potential, making this company significant for the entire group’s profitability. To capitalise on the opportunity, the group has defined a strategic shift for this company, […]. Mobile Learning Long Term Learning Mobility organisational culture Scaffolding

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Ever heard of Machine Teaching?

Coorpacademy

But what if we extended this list to something we call ‘Machine Teaching’ – and then speculate on what it might mean for education? Towards ‘Machine Teaching’ Let’s imagine an algorithm that needs to learn how to identify elephants in pictures. Why Should We Care about Machine Teaching?

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5

CourseArc

MIT Teaching Systems Lab – R esearch and ideas on the future of teacher learning. Need a refresher on the other steps in Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning online? Step 5: Planning for the Future. Congratulations!

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 4

CourseArc

After following steps 1 to 3 in your journey, you are now several weeks into teaching online. Here are some sample course evaluation questions from the Berkeley Center for Teaching and Learning. . Step 4: Evaluation.

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Teach Them to Fish

Dashe & Thomson

Most corporate training programs just arent cutting it these days. They are often boring, ineffective, and treat training as an event instead of a process.

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Leading Successful Change to Remote Training

Speaker: Dr. Britt Andreatta, PhD, CEO, 7th Mind, Inc.

This month, unprecedented numbers of workers have set up offices in their homes, in an attempt to flatten the curve of COVID-19. Meetings that were previously being held in conference rooms have been moved to conference calls and online meetings. Whether you’re managing the impromptu digital transformation of your company, or training new employees at a distance, make time to join Dr. Britt Andreatta former Chief Learning Officer at Lynda.com and author of several books on the brain science of success, as she covers how YOU can train remotely, and effectively, while supporting the flow of work.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 3

CourseArc

Check back to our blog and social media feeds for the final step in this series: Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online. Step 3: Ongoing Support. Congratulations! You have successfully launched your lessons online. That was a big feat!

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 2

CourseArc

What Will You Teach? Depending on what you teach, this may also include academic standards. Start with the plan of what you intended to teach and go through each lesson. Do you need more time to teach the topic to get students to the same learning outcomes?

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 1

CourseArc

Does your organization have access to an online conference platform to teach synchronously? . How will you teach? . Will you teach synchronously or asynchronously, or will it be a mix of the two? Step 1: Triage & Planning.

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Teaching on WordPress

LearnDash

With your audience and objectives defined, hosting in place, theme selected, and possible plugins list – you are ready to begin your WordPress teaching journey.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

curriculum design in place that teaches and trains people on the skills they need. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. PA G E 5 1 Create a project. charter. PA G E 7 2 Know your. audience.

Teaching Online? How To Crush It!

eLearning Industry

These best practices are effective if you are teaching an online class, leading a virtual meeting, or even presenting at a virtual event. Transitioning from an in-person to a virtual environment is riddled with potential obstacles.

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. So, the conclusion from the literature with a preponderance of evidence is that yes, games can teach! So let’s focus on getting instructional designers involved in designing games rather dismissing games saying they don’t teach.

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Games do teach

Clark Quinn

So it’s hard to want to quibble, but she put out what I think is a somewhat irresponsible post on games with the provocative title “ Why Games Don’t Teach “ So it’s only fair that I raise my objections, though the comments do a great job also of pointing out the problem. Overall, I think that it’s safe to say that: games can and do teach.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore!      Of course we are used to thinking of note-taking as a student activity. And it certainly still is.

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Teaching programming languages online – challenges and how to address them

WizIQ

Education & Technology Language Learning Online Education Teaching Online Teaching Trends and Best Practices learn programming learn programming online online programming courses teach languages online teach online teach programming online

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TEACHING ONLINE CLASSES: Interactive Polls Help End Sucky Training

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  One of the easiest ways to engage online students is by displaying quizzes and polls. When I start my classes, displaying a poll is a great way to break the ice and get my class started on the right foot.

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Creativity in the Workplace, Part 2: How to Teach Creativity

Absorb LMS

The post Creativity in the Workplace, Part 2: How to Teach Creativity appeared first on Absorb LMS. The benefits of creativity are clear: Companies regarded as creative lead competitors and peers in key metrics, like revenue growth and market share.

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Asking Review Questions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Over and over, as we teach our ICCOTP Certified Online Training Professional course on how to teach online , I see students use our techniques correctly—but on the wrong topics. For example, we teach a very specific technique—the overhead question. You'll be able to evaluate whether students are learning (you might need to teach the lesson again!). by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

How To Teach Guitar Online (Guide)

Thinkific

What does it take to teach guitar online? Whether you’re a professional musician or guitar instructor… The post How To Teach Guitar Online (Guide) appeared first on Thinkific. Can anyone do it?

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. So, the conclusion from the literature with a preponderance of evidence is that yes, games can teach! So let’s focus on getting instructional designers involved in designing games rather dismissing games saying they don’t teach.

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How Kids Teach Themselves

Upside Learning

TED has released this video of Dr. Sugata Mitra in which he talks about his experiments with education for children. He talks about some of the issues with education in developing countries. There are some interesting insights, check it out.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way. What I mean is, people like to express themselves and feel heard.

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Should You Take an Online Course Before You Teach One?

LearnDash

But despite its rising popularity, many adults haven’t yet taken an online course—even though they may be interested in teaching one. The post Should You Take an Online Course Before You Teach One? As an online course instructor, what can you learn from taking one?

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Present Business Schools Are Teaching Yesterday’s Expertise! Why?

Your Training Edge

Sarah Murray also says, “ While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not only bad for society but also leads to poor business results, much MBA teaching remains shaped by the shareholder primacy model.”.

eLearning Glossary: Timely Terms for Teaching Nerds

iSpring Solutions

Does eLearning seem to involve a never-ending tsunami of terminology? We get you. And that’s why we ‘amassed’ this glossary…… Read More. eLearning Basics

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Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.” Gee, that “under two hours” point seems like an important limitation of the research, maybe one that should have been mentioned by Clark when claiming that games have no value and “don’t teach.” If Clark is going to make the claim that “games don’t teach,” she needs to address all the research that contradicts her point.

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Everybody’s Got Something To Teach…!!!

Learnnovators

Look at it objectively and it becomes “ everybody has something they can teach me ”. There are close to 7 billion people on Earth living their own lives and experiences with lessons to teach. The post Everybody’s Got Something To Teach…!!! “ Veritas Vos Liberabit! – The truth shall set you free!”. I clearly remember the first time I heard these words. My brother had just joined University and was saying the words written on the University emblem.

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TEACHING TIPS: Writing Meaningful Quiz Questions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I was teaching a class for an organization, and one of the learning objectives was: The employee must know all five of our board members. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. One guideline that textbooks tell us about quiz writing is that the questions have to be seen as meaningful to your learners. Each question should be about something important.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way. What I mean is, people like to express themselves and feel heard.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way. What I mean is, people like to express themselves and feel heard.

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