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Top 10 eLearning Activities You Can Employ To Build Strong Online Learning Communities. Online communities share common values.

Top 10 eLearning Activities You Can Employ To Build Strong Online Learning Communities

There is no better way to promote and empower learning than facilitating your learners to build strong online learning communities. In this article, I'll share the top 10 eLearning activities you can provide to help your learners build a powerful online learning community that ensures that learning takes place in an engaging, trusting, and highly motivating online environment. Here’s a key quote coming from the brilliant Charles Darwin: “In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” Indeed, collaboration can take you a long way; it’s the exchange and sharing of ideas that empowers and leads to success. Reimagining Online Education. As long as aviation pioneers tried to mimic birds, controlled, heavier-than-air human flight proved impossible.

Reimagining Online Education

Along somewhat similar lines, it is only by breaking decisively from traditional face-to-face models that it will be truly possible to create the kinds of immersive, social experiences in online education that will truly engage students and promote high levels of attainment among broad profiles of students. Creative Instructional Design: 9 Examples Of Learning Strategies You Can Use And A Free Gift For Instructional Designers! On December 9, 2015, I conducted a webinar Creative Instructional Design - 7 Learning Strategies You Can Use -Featuring Live Demos to showcase these strategies.

Creative Instructional Design: 9 Examples Of Learning Strategies You Can Use And A Free Gift For Instructional Designers!

We added two significant strategies to the initial list featured in the eBook, namely: Performance Support Tools to complement the primary learning.Micro learning. As a special offer, we are offering free access to our online suite of 15 courses for Instructional Designers for 30 days. Personalized eLearning: 3 Ways To Personalize Your eLearning Solutions. Personalizing eLearning to your audience doesn’t have to be costly or time consuming.

Personalized eLearning: 3 Ways To Personalize Your eLearning Solutions

There are a few easy ways to create personalized eLearning solutions. When I was training for my first marathon, I found a plan that told me exactly how far to run each day in the three months leading up to the race. I came across this plan on a very popular website where they assured me that the schedule had been used by thousands of successful, happy marathoners. One of the key features of the plan was the longest run: It was only 20 miles. After talking to several other runners who said running the full race distance before the race itself wasn’t important, I started training. Turns out, though, that every runner is different, and I suffered a pretty massive crisis of confidence at mile 21 when I realized I’d never run that far. The training we produce for our teams can sometimes feel like the marathon training plan I used.

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11 Tips To Encourage Positive Attitude In eLearning. Backchannel Applications: Embrace The Backchannel. Did you know that being shy is not the same thing as being introverted?

Backchannel Applications: Embrace The Backchannel

It's true. A shy person has fears about interacting with others, but doesn't necessarily want to be alone. An introvert, on the other hand, gathers energy in solitude and expends a lot of energy when in a group; to recharge, the introvert must retreat and take some time alone to regroup. The article "What is the difference between being shy and being introverted? " by Carol Bainbridge explains the difference very well. Marriage and Family Class, Holy Family University, 1992 The class had just received the results of the Myers-Briggs personality test we took the last class. "What did you find surprising, Heather? " "That the test says I'm an extravert," I responded. Created by Heather using Those were some of the reactions to what I said. It turns out that the classification hinges on your preferred sources of energy. 4 Basic Learning Methods In eLearning.

There are many differences between learning children and learning adults.

4 Basic Learning Methods In eLearning

The Andragogy, the science of teaching adults, brings to the table principles of building competencies that are hard to implement in schools, such as self-motivation, goal orientation, ability to share experiences, and others. These differences were well described on Educational Technology and Mobile Learning website here. I will not discuss these differences in this article. Working With Subject Matter Experts: The Ultimate Guide. Relationships are a key to success and, during your eLearning course development one of the most challenging relationships you will ever have will be with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

Working With Subject Matter Experts: The Ultimate Guide

In this article, I'll share some information about how to get closely with Subject Matter Experts, build a respectful working relationship with them, and facilitate your eLearning design and development process. Uhh, the usual problem: How to work effectively with your Subject Matter Expert, your ultimate frenemy, throughout the eLearning development process?

More often than not it seems you are coming from different planets; you both want your eLearning project to be perfect, and yet it seems you always follow completely different approaches towards the same goal. But here is the thing: The relationship between you and your Subject Matter Expert will determine whether your eLearning deliverable will be a success or a failure. 5 Challenges Of Working With Subject Matter Experts. Top 10 Tips On eLearning Localization That Actually Add Value. Elearning localization is the process of adapting a product to a particular language, culture, and a desired local “look-and-feel”. eLearning localization could be seen as language translation with adaptation for the geographic region in which the product is targeted towards.

Top 10 Tips On eLearning Localization That Actually Add Value