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August 16, 2015

7 Tips On How To Use Forums In eLearning

Forums in eLearning allow learners to connect and collaborate in eLearning environments, making them an ideal addition to both asynchronous and synchronous instructional strategies. In this article, I’ll offer 7 tips that can help you integrate forums into your next eLearning course.
by Christopher Pappas
June 6, 2015

10 Netiquette Tips For Online Discussions

As an online learner, you already know that participating in your eLearning course online discussions contributes to your critical thinking and writing skills' development. However, there is a netiquette code for online discussions too. In this article, I’ll share the 10 top netiquette tips for participating in online discussions, so that you will be able to make the most of your eLearning experience.
by Christopher Pappas
May 24, 2015

Choosing The Right eLearning Methods: Factors And Elements

Many organisations are now transforming their learning and development programs to the eLearning domain. But choosing the right methods for their business based on their needs is still a challenge. Choosing the right eLearning programs depends upon many factors like proper need analysis, target audience analysis, task analysis, topic analysis, and evaluation methods. Apart from these analyses there is the very important principle of Learning Pyramid created by the National Training Laboratories. Choosing the right delivery methods directly impact effectiveness and cost benefit for the organisations.
by Soni Amit K
April 15, 2015

6 Tips For Creating Engaging Asynchronous Online Training Courses

One of the pitfalls of asynchronous online training is that employees may not find the motivation or interactivity they need to become fully engaged in the online training process. There are, however, a number of ways that you can receive all of the benefits of asynchronous online training without having to deal with any of the common drawbacks. In this article, I’ll show you how to create engaging asynchronous online training courses.
by Christopher Pappas
April 12, 2015

The ABCs Οf High Quality Online Discussions

Discussion boards, or threaded discussions, are probably one of the most commonly used tools in online learning. They provide the means for asynchronous discussion to occur over a period of time. It is critically important to encourage conditions and behaviors for successful learning in discussion forums.
by Dr. James W. Brown
March 2, 2015

Helping Learners Get The Most Out Of Online Discussions

Online discussions are the lifeblood of an online class. Without rich, ongoing discussions, learning is minimized. However, many online courses don’t help online learners understand how to post a new idea or response; the types of communications or posts that contribute to learning or share examples of good posts. As a result, online learners are often left to their own devices with many online discussions stalling or sinking to a level of mediocrity.
by Mary Burns
January 30, 2015

How To Encourage Continuously Interactive Online Discussions

Ever get tired of grading posts at 11:00 pm on a Sunday night as the last students desperately try to finish the week’s discussion question with just minutes remaining? Looking for ways to keep a more even flow of posts and better interactions among your students? This article shares two techniques to develop better learning communities with more and better interactions among students in online discussions.
by Tony Birch
December 16, 2014

3 Tips For Creating Interactive Self-Paced Online Courses

The learning experience for self-paced online courses has historically been fairly static. Trainees absorb information passively by watching videos, reading written passages, and clicking through Powerpoint slides. In this article, we discuss new technologies and methods for creating interactive self-paced online courses.
by Sandi Lin
December 20, 2013

How To Improve Online Discussion Posts

Minor changes may help your online course become more successful or easier to navigate. Upon completing an online course, take a little time to reflect on the class. An unscientific experiment allowed this author to better understand student engagement between video discussion posts and typed discussions.

by Douglass Bourne
November 25, 2012

Blogs And Education: What Is The Big Deal?

Blogs constitute a digital asynchronous tool, which makes it an environment very suitable for the management of knowledge and that is a reason that blogs are considered to be strong pedagogical tool. Would you be interested to know how to use blogs in education?

by Maria Manolopoulou
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