New Virtual Learning Environments

Moodle Journal

Well this week I moved away from Moodle as my sole platform for delivering collaborative e-learningand started to make use of SL as part of my course delivery.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

Of course, you might also consider a virtual learning platform, in which case you would join the 81 percent of companies who provide at least some of their training online. What is a Virtual Learning Environment? A virtual learning environment is an online system that allows education materials to be transmitted through the internet to transfer knowledge from organization to employee, or teacher to student.

How to Create an Impactful Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

When training moves from a purely in-person format to an online or blended learning model, there is always a concern that learning will become less “sticky” as the human element is removed from the training experience. For organizations that have trained their workforce using an instructor-led or mentor-based format for decades, it might seem impossible for the same concepts to be presented and retained by learners in a virtual learning environment.

Getting Started with Virtual Learning Environments

Bottom-Line Performance

One of the biggest of getting into virtual world and simulation learning is the huge gap – both real and perceived – that separates the minds of the gamer and the non-gamer. Game or virtual world designers attempt to focus on experiences, and figure that their players will learn as they experience. But I’ve been focusing recently on trying to learn more about game design so that I can create better experiences for my learners.

3-D Virtual Learning Environment - Right Here in Baltimore

eLearning Cyclops

Johns Hopkin's Applied Physics Lab (APL) worked with Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and the University of Baltimore to deploy a 3-D Virtual Learning Lab. This is a state of the art learning environment modeled after the facility APL uses for DoD and NASA projects. The first project will be exploring and learning about Mt. And they are planning a Moon environment too! ISD K-12 e-Learning

Google Books now has Discovering Adult Learning with technology

Adult Learning with Technology

Discovering Adult Learning With Technology The Seven Year Education Itch. It’s taken a little while, but my books are finally up on Google Books! Free as always, follow the links below to add them to your library, rate them or share – thank you!

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A Virtual Learning Environment gets grounded

The E-Learning Curve

The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Tags: heuristics nielsen simulation microworlds VLEs AICC principles of instruction usability guidelines HCI constructivist learning environment One of the best things about writing an e-elearning blog is its flexibility of the medium to mould itself to accommodate new events. These days, I'm regularly interrupting one series of posts to.

What Augmented Reality Training Is And How To Leverage It In Your L&D Process

eLearning Industry

eLearning Trends Augmented Learning Corporate eLearning Trends Virtual Learning Environment Virtual RealityAugmented Reality (AR) is quickly becoming an alternative technology for training programs. Step inside the world of Augmented Reality training, and discover how it can elevate information and let learners practice skills in realistic settings. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Augmented And Virtual Reality In Education: The Next Big Bandwagons

eLearning Industry

The concept of interactive learning rather than one-way learning is prevailing. Educational Technology Augmented Learning Educational Technology Trends Virtual Learning Environment Virtual RealityToday, animation has replaced the traditional PowerPoint presentation. A lot of eLearning platforms offer classes where a teacher teaches with the help of live animation and not a static PPT.

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Free E-Learning Tutorial 16: Corporate Workplace Virtual Learning Environment

e-Learning Academy

Episode 16 e-learning tutorial provides an overview of my doctoral research. My thesis title is: Examination of virtual learning environments within a corporate context: Design and practice implications. In my ‘spare time’ I’m a Doctor or Education candidate at the University of Technology, Sydney. It’s about our experience introducing four asynchronous spaces in a consulting [.].

5 Ways A Chatbot Helps To Improve Performance And Productivity In The Workplace

eLearning Industry

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The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning

eLearning Industry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) makes it possible for machines to learn from experience, adjust to new inputs, and perform human-like tasks. Taking these cues, AI can also be applied to learning. In this article, I will be sharing my views about the ways in which AI can be used in learning. eLearning Trends Artificial Intelligence Educational Technology Educational Technology Trends Virtual Learning Environment

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2 Essential Tips For Creating Effective Virtual Training Content

eLearning Industry

Because content is king when it comes to successfully deploying a virtual training program. Corporate eLearning eLearning Content Development Free eLearning eBooks Online Training Virtual Learning EnvironmentThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

5 Ways Augmented Reality And Virtual Reality Transform The Industry Of Education

eLearning Industry

Augmented Reality in Learning and Development can be very advantageous but at the same time extremely costly. Educational Technology Augmented Learning Educational Technology Trends Virtual Learning Environment Virtual RealityThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

3 Reasons Why You Should Choose Virtual Reality

eLearning Industry

Is Virtual Reality (VR) just a gimmick? Or could it actually add instructional value to your learning? eLearning Trends Augmented Learning eLearning Best Practices Virtual Learning Environment Virtual RealityThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Why Artificial Intelligence Classroom Activity Is Gaining Ground

eLearning Industry

Educational Technology Educational Technology Trends Virtual Classroom Virtual Learning Environment Virtual RealityTraditional LMS have popularized since their first introduction in the late 90’s. In this article, we discuss how new subfields of computer science align with the upgrading of administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, and delivery of educational courses and training programs. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Top 10 Ways To Make Use Of XR Technology In Learning

eLearning Industry

"Immersive learning" is a new trend in the learning industry. Educational Technology Augmented Learning Educational Technology Tools Virtual Learning Environment Virtual RealityAR, VR, MR are new tools for effective training. I have some of the best use cases of XR technology for your training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Building A Virtual Training Program: Pre-Development Process

eLearning Industry

Here is what to do when you make the decision to create a virtual training program in your organization. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Free eLearning eBooks Online Training Virtual Learning EnvironmentYou can’t get to the right destination if you don’t know where you want to go. And you can’t know where you want to go if you don’t evaluate where you’ve been.

Low Cost LMSs – Yes, u can find one for under 10K

eLearning 24-7

Some 50K or more systems could learn from the top low cost systems on some things. Rankings as of July 23, 2012 – as noted this list can change – and updates will be presented monthly on my Linkedin Group, E-Learning 24/7, with final rankings in November and the announcement of Low Cost (under 10K) LMS of the year. eFront Learning – UI is average, feature set is nice – The system to look at is their enterprise edition (client). E-Learning 24/7.

3 Crucial Factors to Consider Before Purchasing an Online Learning Platform

TOPYX LMS

An online learning platform is a tool that creates an interactive, virtual learning environment for the delivery of training courses.

How a piece of 166 year old graffiti was (partly) responsible for e-learning

The E-Learning Curve

Tags: LMS e-learning ecosystem ireland video 2L elearning graphics cards second life virtual learning environments VLEs

Immersive learning environments – a great example

The E-Learning Curve

Adaptive learning! In it, you (the viewer) can explore the environment Second Life -like, interact with the exhibits, "pick up" original MSS, and get a sense of the times and places Yeats inhabited, including a set from the Abbey Theatre, and the poet's library.

Market Update May 2015: Next Generation Learning Management Systems [PART1]

Kineo

Course booking system, learning management system, virtual learning environment. Sound sexy? Thought not. We think it’s time to shake up that old IT system and replace it with something that will positively enthuse learners to engage, and in a way that suits them.

Market Update May 2015: Next Generation Learning Management Systems [PART1]

Kineo

Course booking system, learning management system, virtual learning environment. Sound sexy? Thought not. We think it’s time to shake up that old IT system and replace it with something that will positively enthuse learners to engage, and in a way that suits them.

A first look at Sakai 3

Clive on Learning

I've been reflecting on John Norman's presentation which he made at the eLearning Network event New models for learning management on September 25. John is from Cambridge University where he has been engaged in the development on the virtual learning environment Sakai 3. " The VLE can appear anywhere through gadgets and applications appearing in other software environments (iGoogle, Facebook, etc.)

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Is xAPI ready?

Adult Learning with Technology

In my current work environment, I’m looking to implement xAPI as part of the bigger Virtual Learning Environment. Unlike other transformative innovations, such as virtual reality or chatbots, xAPI isn’t a delivery mechanism. eLearning eco System Experience API Learning Analytics xAPI xAPI-BasedI came across this article that is very insightful, in particular to my current situation.

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Dissect an xAPI Statement

Adult Learning with Technology

If you consider this: you have a Learning Management System (LMS) as part of your Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and you want to know WHAT, WHERE, WHEN … Continue reading "Dissect an xAPI Statement". eLearning xAPI Experience API Learning AnalyticsUnderstanding how the Experience API (xAPI sometimes known as Tin-Can API) is structured is the first hurdle to knowing just how flexible and powerful the xAPI can be.

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Why Blended Learning is Effective

Lambda Solutions

On October 29th, Lambda is hosting a webinar on the Top Moodle Plugins for Blended Learning Strategies. Blended learning is an emerging approach to education that “blends” traditional teaching methods with technology and virtual learning environments.

Preparing virtual learners

InSync Training

Where would virtual training be without virtual learners? Although participants have a wide range of backgrounds, skills, and technical experience, all must learn to navigate the virtual learning environment. Virtual Classroom Facilitation Virtual Learners

Apples and Pears

Clive on Learning

Yesterday eLearning Guild announced their Member's Choice Awards for Learning Management Systems (LMS). Now I don't normally get very excited about LMSs but these awards attracted my attention, because in amongst the Sabas and the SumTotals was little ol' open-source Moodle: Award for market share - Small and Medium Corporate Learning Management Systems - Platinum award: Moodle. Award for satisfaction - Small and Medium Corporate Learning Management Systems - Platinum award: Moodle.

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Is there anything Moodle can't do?

Clive on Learning

Over the past two months I've been working extensively with the open source virtual learning environment (VLE) Moodle. Starting as a complete beginner, I have found Moodle extremely easy to learn (in spite of pretty awful online help) and I have been able to create what I want in surprisingly little time. I've been using it in three ways: To provide support for a predominantly classroom-based course (pre and post course activities, forums, wiki, etc.).

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Moomis

Clive on Learning

As someone who uses Moodle as a tool to support blended learning projects for several of my corporate clients, I was interested to hear Mark Tointon's speak at the recent eLearning Network showcase about some new add-ons for Moodle which are specifically designed to support corporate use of the tool. CPD hours/points are added automatically to users' records for any e-learning courses they complete.

101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Design for Virtual Learner Success

InSync Training

This is the eleventh post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. Motivation Category 10: Design for Virtual Learner Success. The first post introduces the series. Nothing succeeds like success!

Virtually There: Developing Competencies of Virtual Classroom Designers

InSync Training

Virtual instructional designers will need to participate as learners in the environment and be trained on how to use the technology to its best instructional advantage. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Design virtually there

Best Practices: Audio in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

As we navigate designing, producing and facilitating virtual classroom and blended learning, we identify solutions to common challenges. For example, as anyone who has taught or participated in a virtual learning environment knows, audio plays a key role in a program’s success.

Part 7: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

Recently InSync Training worked with a multinational software company to maximize the value of their existing learning content by transitioning it to the virtual and blended classroom. We believe these challenges are universal to virtual classroom implementation.

Leveraging the Cloud: Extending Integrated-learning Opportunities by Fil J. Arenas and Andrew G. Stricker

Learning Solutions Magazine

Why explore virtual learning environments? environments be practical and affordable? Design Strategies Emerging Topics Games & Learning Immersive Learning Training StrategiesAre there benefits beyond novelty and engagement? How can these. These are questions that the US Air Force Squadron Officer College has been. pursuing for several years, and two of the faculty share some of the answers in this article.