This is our first e-learning roundup so we've focused on 'getting started with e-learning'. Darwin didn't know it then, but today the world of learning is changing fast. It is those who will manage this change most effectively who will make a lasting positive impact on their learners - be that training providers or those in organisational learning. We're here to help you manage this change.
Up and coming e-learning events in Europe
A great place to get started with e-learning is at events and exhibitions like these. The majority of e-learning events are in America. Although some look really good, we've selected events that are a little easier to get to in the UK and Europe.
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10TIMES E-LEARNING EXPO
Showcases product from the education and training industry. Held on 22 - 24 March 2016, at the Paris Porte de Versailles, Paris. Find out more.
CIPD Learning and Development Show conference
4 steps to getting started with e-learning
1. History of the LMS
History is not often perceived as an interesting subject but wait till you see this infographic! LearnDash give their take on an infographic created by Synotive which takes you on a journey from 1874 through to 2013. It contains all kinds of headlines, snippets and facts.
2. what is a learning platform?
Our Managing Director, Darren Humber tackled this challenging question back in August. The article also provides guidance on how to find the right LMS for your needs, providing a template to help you choose the right platform.
3. The Experience API (xAPI): What You Need To Know
One of the things we try and do is simplify tech speak. That's why we've selected this article by Christie Wroten for the elearningindustry.com. It explains all the names and acronyms that relate to the Experience API — like ADL, SCORM and Tin Can API, in under 500 words! But if you want more juice on the topic, then take a look at our article on learning technologies which has more detail.
4. The 4 stages of moving from traditional to online teaching
A year on from when it was written we think this article is still relevant. It is not how to move from traditional content to online content (we should write about that!) but how teachers and trainers can progress from the traditional lecture style (stage 1) towards being a facilitator of blended learning (stage 4). The result is that, "Often teachers feel more engaged with individual students in an online or blended learning environment, taking less time to teach to the entire class and more time in one-on-one and small group instruction."
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