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Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense? - eLearning Industry

Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense? - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Choosing An Online Learning Platform: This post examines a few options for choosing an online learning platform!
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Being An Online Learner Taught Me These 10 Lessons

Being An Online Learner Taught Me These 10 Lessons | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Wondering what lessons I've learned from Being An Online Learner? Check 10 lessons I have learned from Being An Online Learner.
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Professional development alternatives to the workshop | Global Partnership for Education

Professional development alternatives to the workshop | Global Partnership for Education | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Collaborative lesson design; co-teaching; and observation are feedback are three alternatives and complements to workshops to improve teachers’ professional development. Learn more about each model here.
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Models Of Online Assessment, Part 1: Computer Adaptive Testing

Models Of Online Assessment, Part 1: Computer Adaptive Testing | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
What are assessment options for online learning? The next series of articles shares some examples. This article begins with one of the most powerful types of online assessment--Computer Adaptive Testing (CATs).
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Computer Adaptive Testing for online learning
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Backwards And In High Heels: Teaching (Well) Online

Backwards And In High Heels: Teaching (Well) Online | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Want to know about Teaching (Well) Online? Check why in order for online teaching to be used correctly, teachers must go through rigorous training.
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Just like Ginger Rogers with Fred Astaire, online instructors have to do the same as face-to-face instructors, but "backwards and in high heels."
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The Online Course Designer's Toolbox (Part 2)

The Online Course Designer's Toolbox (Part 2) | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Wondering which extra tools should there be in an Online Course Designer's Toolbox?Check what extra tools an Online Course Designer's Toolbox must include.
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Feedback In Online Courses: Advice From Emily Dickinson - eLearning Industry

Feedback In Online Courses: Advice From Emily Dickinson - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Want to know about Feedback In Online Courses? Check what Emily Dickinson can tell us about providing effective Feedback In Online Courses.
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Feedback is extremely important in both DE and traditional classroom settings!

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Motivating Teachers to be Motivating Teachers | Inter-American Teacher Education Network

Motivating Teachers to be Motivating Teachers | Inter-American Teacher Education Network | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
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New Wine In New Bottles: Learner-Centered eLearning - eLearning Industry

New Wine In New Bottles: Learner-Centered eLearning - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Want to know about Learner-Centered eLearning? Check how to design Learner-Centered eLearning courses and what designers and students do in them.
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What does learner-centered instruction look like in online courses?
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Ensuring quality online learning for teachers | Global Partnership for Education

Ensuring quality online learning for teachers | Global Partnership for Education | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Rapid technological changes are redefining online teacher professional development.
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Completing Αn Online Course: 13 Time Management Tips - eLearning Industry

Completing Αn Online Course: 13 Time Management Tips - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
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Helping Learners Get The Most Out Of Online Discussions - eLearning Industry

Helping Learners Get The Most Out Of Online Discussions - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
How can learners get the most out of Online Discussions? Check the Helping Learners get the most out of Online Discussions to find out more!
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Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense? - eLearning Industry

Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense? - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Choosing An Online Learning Platform: This post examines a few options for choosing an online learning platform!
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Helping Online Learners Succeed (Part 1) - eLearning Industry

Helping Online Learners Succeed (Part 1) - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Online Learners: How can we help online learners successfully complete a course of study? The first of two blog posts by Mary Burns focuses on strategies.
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15 Benefits Of Computer-Based Testing

15 Benefits Of Computer-Based Testing | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Want to knwo about the Benefits Of Computer-Based Testing? Check 15 advantages that computer-based/online assessment offers to online learning programs.
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Workshops 101 for teacher professional development | Global Partnership for Education

Workshops 101 for teacher professional development | Global Partnership for Education | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Workshops are the staple of teacher professional development programs across the globe. However, they have been widely criticized as an ineffective form of professional learning. So are workshops really bad - or good?
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Why do we use workshops for teacher professional development? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
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Improving Assessment In eLearning Programs

Improving Assessment In eLearning Programs | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Wondering how you could start improving Assessment In eLearning programs and excel your own eLearning? Check the ways you should keep in mind in order to start improving Assessment In eLearning programs and excel your own eLearning program helping your students to thrive.
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Evaluating Your Online Learning Program (Part 1)

Evaluating Your Online Learning Program (Part 1) | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Interested in Evaluating Your Online Learning Program? Check about Evaluating Your Online Learning Program in the 1st part of this article.
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The Online Course Designer's Toolbox, Part 1 - eLearning Industry

The Online Course Designer's Toolbox, Part 1 - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Wondering what should be in the Online Course Designer's Toolbox? Check what the Online Course Designer's Toolbox is and what it must include.
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What elearning tools are in your toolbox? This blog shares some of the most important tools you will need.
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Motivando a Los Docentes a Ser Docentes Motivantes | Red Interamericana de Educación Docente

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Finding The eLearning Platform Of Your Dreams - eLearning Industry

Finding The eLearning Platform Of Your Dreams - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Wondering how to find the eLearning Platform (or Learning Management System) of your dreams? Check how to find your one and only eLearning Platform!
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Finding the eLearning platform of your dreams
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Dropping the 'e': Focusing on the 'learning' in e-learning | Global Partnership for Education

Dropping the 'e': Focusing on the 'learning' in e-learning | Global Partnership for Education | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
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Designing Effective Online Courses: 10 Considerations  - eLearning Industry

Designing Effective Online Courses: 10 Considerations  - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Want to know how to design Effective Online Courses? Check 10 Instructional Design best practices for Designing Effective Online Courses.
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10 tips for effective online learning design by @countykerrymary
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elearn Magazine: Not Just for Students: Mobile Teacher Professional Development

elearn Magazine: Not Just for Students: Mobile Teacher Professional Development | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
Mobile phones are emerging as an important professional learning vehicle for the millions of teachers who lack access to computers and technology and their use as teacher professional development tools is expanding. This article shares some examples of how simple mobile phones provide teachers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with access to content, language instruction, and curriculum. While the mobile phone is a promising tool for teacher learning, the article outlines some of the challenges associated with mobile learning and cautions against the temptation to abandon or reduce face-to-face interventions (when possible) in favor of phone-based learning.
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Checking Under the Hood: Choosing a Learning Management System - eLearning Industry

Checking Under the Hood: Choosing a Learning Management System - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
What questions should you ask when looking for a learning management system Questions For Choosing a Learning Management System.
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10 Strategies To Help Online Learners Complete An Online Program - eLearning Industry

10 Strategies To Help Online Learners Complete An Online Program - eLearning Industry | Distance education for teacher training | Scoop.it
How To Help Online Learners Complete An Online Program. This article offers 10 strategies online programs can undertake to increase learner retention.
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