We have been using the power of stories in professional learning for several years now. I am going to share a case study that highlights how we effectively converted face-to-face Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to online training learning using storytorial as our learning strategy. What is really interesting is that the aimed business gain that was evading us during the ILT training was met after we made this story based online conversion.
If eLearning is a “check the box” activity, effective learning design does not matter. But what about when training directly affects business outcomes? When this is the case, instructional designers need strategies to improve both learning and remembering. Techniques such as spaced repetition, use of story, and feedback loops can help.
The rapid growth and popularity of online learning is necessitating the creation of online courses that actively engage learners. Research has shown that effective integration of multimedia that is content relevant and pedagogically sound can be a valuable teaching tool for facilitating student learning (Mandernach, 2009).
We recently asked a group of teaching assistants, “How do you think today’s college classroom is different than when you were an undergraduate student? What is the most significant change you’ve noticed?”
What is a backchannel you ask? A backchannel is a conversation that takes place alongside an activity or event. In most cases, this happens using a digital or mobile device. There are many different ways you can backchannel.
HapYak allows you to add text, links and image overlays to your videos. You can also easily annotate your YouTube and Vimeo videos and create quizzes using multiple choice and free-text questions. it also lets you draw on your videos, share commentaries and link to any specific moment in the video.
Far more sophisticated than Blubbr. You select when you wish to add quiz questions and you can choose multiple choice or free text.
You can even embed iframes and create hotspots for links outside of the video.
Free account allows you to create up to 20 videos.
Looks amazing - lets see how long it remains free?
Many instructors will argue that student participation in class is important. But what’s the difference between participation and engagement? What does good participation or engagement look like? How can you recognize it? And how can you tell if a student is not engaged?
eLearning Papers Issue 37 is a special issue dedicated to the latest research on MOOCs (what is a MOOC?). The papers are based on the research contributions made to the recent European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit (EMOOCs2014).
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