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7 Essential Techniques to Increase Engagement and Enhance Online Learning Outcomes Don’t you love it when you read or watch something that expresses and supports important ideas that you believe in, when it also teaches you new things and inspires you to take that idea to the next level in your own practices? I am currently in the midst of taking The College of Westchester’s Online Faculty Training course. It’s a lot of work, but I am learning so much and having a blast (when I’m not groaning under the load of work that it is).
How Do I Produce Video for My eLearning Courses? A DIY Guide In this post, we'll be diving into the murky waters of eLearning video. Most of us agree that video is a wonderful tool for aiding the learning process. It's fun, visual, and appeals to more learning styles than a 'rote-learning-read-this-100-times' approach. 50 + siti di social bookmarking: Importanza di User Generated Tag, i voti e Links - Search Engine Journal Editor’s Note: This post was updated in October of 2016. Is social bookmarking still relevant in 2016? Read this updated post by Anna Crowe to learn more. The positive effects of social bookmarking for publishers of news sites, blogs, and other websites are outstanding. Social bookmarking can introduce sites to others with relevant tastes and drive traffic and valuable backlinks to your site.
Human Information Processing System: Sensory Memory to Working Memory In a recent blog post titled “The Human Information Processing System: How People Learn (or Don’t),” we went over five key steps in which people learn and later apply information. In this post, we’ll look at the transition from Step 1, “We experience information through our senses and sensory memory,” to Step 2, “Some of that information is processed by our working memory.” As we learned earlier, in Step 1 sensory information (sights, sounds, etc.) is perceived by our sense organs (eyes, ears, etc.) and is briefly processed by our sensory memory.
64 Things Every Geek Should Know If you consider yourself a geek, or aspire to the honor of geekhood, here’s an essential checklist of must-have geek skills. The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. 8 Ideas for Exceptional E-Learning Interactivity Interactivity is what differentiates dull and drab E-Learning from learning that provokes questions, draws in learners and captures information in a memorable way. If you want to create E-Learning that strikes a chord with learners and transforms learning from being a chore into something enjoyable, we’ve gathered eight ideas for exceptional E-Learning interactivity: 1. Gamify your learning content
Recording a Screencast: Do’s and Don’ts – Flirting w/ eLearning I’m always interested in learning more about new tools that are available for e-learning developers, so last weekend I decided to try my hand using the free screencasting tool Screenr! Before I made my first recording, I did a bit of homework into what goes into a great screen recording and I’ve compiled some of the top tips and techniques. Follow these Do’s and Don’ts of screen recording to help you create your own screencast!