E-learning

this course about E- learning

Defined e-learning

defined e-learning

E-learning

E-learning is a computer based educational tool or system that enables you to learn anywhere and at any time. Today e-learning is mostly delivered though the internet, although in the past it was delivered using a blend of computer-based methods like CD-ROM.

what the E-learning offers?

 E-learning offers the ability to share material in all kinds of formats such as videos, slideshows, word documents and PDFs. Conducting webinars (live online classes) and communicating with professors via chat and message forums is also an option available to users.

what E-learning provides?

 E-learning provides the learners with the ability to fit learning around their lifestyles, effectively allowing even the busiest person to further a career and gain new qualifications..

what is the reasons to use the E-learning?


1- the E-learning the available technologies to make a course exciting are always changing.

2-course content can and should be updated quickly to give students the very latest information. 

3-  low costs and

4- the ability for employees to study in their own time and place.

what the E-learning offers?

  •  E-learning provides the learners with the ability to fit learning around their works
  •  E-learning provides the learners with the ability to fit learning around their lifestyles
  •  E-learning provides the learners with the ability to learning in busy time

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1- one of reason to using the E-learning is ,and  

2-Today e-learning is mostly delivered though , although in the past it was delivered using a blend of computer-based methods like  

3- E-learning provides the learners with the ability to fit learning around their

 

what the E-learning offers?

  • video
  • music
  • movie

e-learning systems are

  • LMS
  • LSM
  • MSL

The benefits and drawbacks of online learning

what is the benefits of online learning

  1. No Boundaries, No Restrictions:  E-learning facilitates learning without having to organize when and where everyone who is interested in a course can be present.
  2. More Fun: Designing a course in a way that makes it interactive and fun through the use of multimedia or the more recently developed methods of gamification
  3. Cost Effective: This is directed to both learners and teachers, E- learning provided new and updated versions of textbooks for school or college.
  4. Its just fits: the professor in E-learning has the ability to host a guest lecture without having to spend much money and ability to replay the lecture . Students that missed out can view the recording, or students that attended can watch it again to further their understanding


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what is the drowbacks of online learning

  1. Isolation:  learners may feel a sense of isolation. This is because learning online is a solo act for the most part, which may give the learner the feeling that they are acting completely alone. 
  2. Health Related Concerns: E-learning requires the use of a computer and other such devices; this means that eyestrain, bad posture and other physical problems may affect the learner.

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  • the solution of drawback "isolation " is
    learners can now engage more actively with professors or other students using tools such as video conferencing, social media, and discussion forums amongst others.
  • the solution of drawback "health " is
    send out guidelines about correct sitting posture, desk height, and recommendations for regular breaks.

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-1- learners can now engage more actively with professors or other students using tools such as, , and amongst others.

2- When running an online course it’s a good practice to send outabout correct sitting posture, , and recommendations for regular breaks. 

3-  E-learning also lets people communicate through , or , allowing even introverts to take part in related conversations.

4- E-learning environment will utilize both and principles throughout its curriculum

5- The main characteristics of corporate learning are ,,,and
6- learning in the education sector focuses primarily on transfer and not on training

7-focuses on the design of microlearning activities through micro-steps in digital media environments, which already is a daily reality for today's knowledge workers

8-Micro-learning is also perfectly suited for devices where long courses can be overkill.

9- is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context to engage users and solve problems


 

why we prefer E-Learning than traditional learning?

E-Learning, in comparison with traditional learning, significantly reduces the time needed to locate information. It also offers access to online resources, databases, periodicals, journals and other material you wouldn't normally have access to from a library..

E-Learning, in comparison with traditional learning are

  1.  reduces the time needed to locate information
  2. offers access to online resources, databases, periodicals, journals and other material you wouldn't normally have access to from a library

define the terms serendipity and Coursera

serendipity : the accident of finding something good or useful even when not specifically searching for it.

Coursera: is a hub for universities that choose to offer online classes through its platform for free


what is the best practices of online training which help to better facilitate the e-learning process

  1. A supportive community: Teachers and e-learning establishments should encourage a strong sense of community amongst their online students
  2. Clear expectations: Students should be aware of what they will be receiving from the virtual class instruction, and both parties should know the preferred method of communication and delivery of the core curriculum
  3. Asynchronous and synchronous activities: It’s important to incorporate activities that are more interactive, as well as those that require the student to brainstorm and research a topic in depth
  4. Effective usage of available resources: To get the most out of the e-learning experience both the teacher and the student should take full advantage of the vast amount of resources that are available online. 

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  • Training is
    the giving of information and knowledge, through speech, the written word or other methods of demonstration in a manner that instructs the trainee.
  • Learning is
    the process of absorbing that information in order to increase skills and abilities and make use of it under a variety of contexts
  • Learning is
    is the process of absorbing information and retaining it with the goal of increasing skills and abilities in order to achieve goals - but it's more than that
  • Training is
    the process each new employee goes through when joining a company to learn how to carry out the day-to-day operations, know how their department works and how job-specific tools operate in order to carry out their responsibilities.

what is the main of Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning is the tailoring of pedagogy, curriculum and learning environments to meet the needs and aspirations of individual learners.

it  provide learners the opportunity to learn in ways that suit their individual learning styles and multiple intelligences

LEARNING PLATFORMS

What is a LMS?

LMS stands for Learning Management System and it's a global term for a computer system specifically developed for managing online courses, distributing course materials and allowing collaboration between students and teachers

LMSs have some or all of the following features:

  1. Easy GUI
  2. Customization
  3. Enrollment
  4. Virtual Classroom
  5. Social Networking
  6. Communication
  7. Course pathways
  8. Report
  9. Help with content creation


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1- the is the backbone of most e-learning activities.

2- are built on various platforms, commonly PHP, .Net or Java

3-Types of learning management systems are, 

4-A commercial product may be more stable and than a free version

5- tool is a software package which developers use to create and package e-learning content deliverable to end users

6- e-learning environment the type of learning that takes place is generally divided into one of two categories: and 

7-defines a specific way of constructing Learning Management Systems and training content so that they work well with other SCORM conformant systems

 

The category of content-authoring tools includes

  • HTML,
  • Flash,
  • facebook

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  • Examples of synchronous e-learning are
    online chat and videoconferencing
  • Asynchronous learning
    Coursework and communications delivered via web, email and messages
  • The main benefit of synchronous
    enables students to avoid feelings of isolation since they are in communication with others throughout the learning process
  • SCORM
    Shareable Content Object Reference Model
  • Define your key...
    is a document entitled the “imsmanifest”.
  • Why should I use SCORM?
    SCORM is a really powerful tool for anyone involved in online training
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    Define your answer...
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ONLINE COURSES

Elements of Online Courses ?

a number of criteria must be met to ensure that students receive the benefits they signed up for. Below is a list of important ones:

  1-Consistent instructor presence: the value of feedback 

2-A streamlined and well-designed LMS

3-Content that is up to par

4-Tested delivery methods5-Online tests and quizzes

The role of the instructor is very important in the elearning process are

The role of the instructor is very important in the elearning process  

1-it’s in his hands to encourage, inspire and ensure students don’t feel like they have embarked on the learning trip alone

2-it will ensure that students will be tracked and given proper feedback which is very important throughout the learning process

Why are tests and quizzes a vital part of e-learning

 Tests and Quizzes play an important role in e-learning and provide an array of benefits for both the learner and the instructor

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1-Tests and Quizzes play an important role in e-learning and provide an array of for both the learner and the instructor

2-a gives the instructor an overview of test scores, progress and growth with graphical representation to make the analysis even easier to grasp especially when the class-size is very large.

3-important note on online quizzing and testing is the ability a learner has to research the web for answers and creating tests should be done with that in mind

4-CMS stand for Content Management System

 

 

how tests and quizzes improve the experience of the student:

how tests and quizzes improve the experience of the student:

 1-Self-assessment tool : Testing and quizzing online will usually provide the user with results instantly.

2-Keeps learners engaged : Tests and quizzes have always been a motivator to study harder when students know that their progress will be judged upon an exam, a performance review etc

3:Further considerations: The use of different forms of testing, such as multiple choice tests, fill-in-the-blanks, true or false, or essay questions can also be used to assess the progress of students with different learning styles.

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  • Self-assessment tool
    Testing and quizzing online will usually provide the user with results instantly.
  • Keeps learners engaged
    Tests and quizzes have always been a motivator to study harder when students know that their progress will be judged upon an exam, a performance review

How to make e-learning effective

1-Know your subject material well: take your time to research material before making it available to your learners.

 2-Facilitate Contact :Students and teachers should be able to establish an open line of communication.

3-Online courses provided should appeal to all learning styles 

 4-Platform should be easy to navigate and fully functional  

5-Course documents should be available to every student enrolled 6-Set and communicate clear goals

Tools to create an online course:

 1-The LMS: it offers a large array of embedded tools that provide the administrator with the ability to create, curate and enhance content in ways that are more cost-effective than using individual tools would be

2-Website creation platform:  There are a variety of free or low-cost website creation platforms online today

3-Course design tools :  Many companies now provide affordable course design tools. These sites enable you to upload the content of your courses and then design effective presentations.

4-Multimedia production tools  The key to having a truly interactive and engaging eLearning course is using the various multimedia resources

E-LEARNING TRENDS

What are the advantages of collaborative learning online?

This method of learning can be conducted either offline or on the web, and can be done asynchronously or synchronously.

is a combination of offline (face-to face, traditional learning) and online learning in a way that the one compliments the other

  • Blended learning
  • LMS

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1- is often also referred to as “hybrid” learning, and can take on a variety of forms in online education environments

2-Tools and platforms that complement blended learning includeand devices such as tablets and smartphones.

3-The term micro-learning is sometimes used interchangeably with

4- is the tailoring of pedagogy, curriculum and learning environments to meet the needs and learning styles of individual learners.

5-Key elements that are customized in are: the pace of learning, the instructional approach, and lessons and activities that draw upon the student's experience and interests

6-A great deal of the personalization that is carried out in e-learning settings is based upon

 

is based upon the principle that students can enrich their learning experiences by interacting with others and benefiting from one another's strengths

  • Collaborative learning
  • Blended learning

is the use of game-based mechanics, aesthetics and game thinking to engage people, motivate action, promote learning and solve problems

  • video game
  • Gamification

involves learning in smaller steps, and goes hand-in-hand with traditional e-learning

  • e-learning
  • Micro-learning

What advantages can micro-learning provide?

1- the ability to gather information in “bite-sized” forms, which can help them to absorb it much more effectively

2-Micro-learning can also be done on-the-go, which means that you can receive smaller lessons that help you advance toward your educational goal, even when you are waiting for a bus or sitting in traffic.

3-Micro-learning can be carried out in a variety of ways. Emails, online posts, short multimedia videos, and even short chat sessions

is about the constant expansion of skills and skill-sets through learning and increasing knowledge

  • micro-learning
  • continuous learning

APPLICATIONS OF ONLINE TRAINING

Customer service training

Customer service training is in fact the blueprint for a company’s entire support processTraining programs yield several benefits for the organization, employees and customers: 

1-Increased employee motivation & engagement: providing training allows employees to better understand the impact their role has in the organization.

2-Improved customer service skills: through customer service training, employees improve their knowledge, skills, and competencies and/or acquire new ones. 

3-Increased customer satisfaction: the improved manner in which employees interact with customers leads to consumers feeling appreciated and respected

4-Increased profit: increased customer satisfaction means pleased customers who are more open to additional sales messages and more likely to refer others as potential customers

sales training


sales training develops the individual’s skills and builds on existing abilities to ultimately improve business performance through increased productivity and profitability.

Good sales training courses can

1- lead to an increase in activity levels, sales volumes and order size

2-improved sales force retention 

3- improved employee motivation and engagement

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1is one of the most cost effective ways to improve business performance, and conducting that training online makes it even more of a cost saver.

2-online is a great way to gain product / service feedback

3-are more user-friendly and much less cumbersome than reading a manual or guide so online customer training courses certainly have the advantage

4-The main benefit of online training when it comes to and compliance is that employees can be reached everywhere, all over the world, at any time

5-A    program protects your company and shows you have adequately trained employees in workplace safety

6- The industry moves at a fast pace characterized by continual innovation

the benefits of online sales training

Some benefits of online sales training:

 a) Ease of use: any salesperson, no matter what their level of experience, can learn from an online sales training programs 

 b) Interactivity: questions can be asked and answered in real time.

 c) Instant access: training programs are available to learners all day, every day, throughout the year. Employees can log in and start learning whenever they have the time and from wherever they are located! 

 d) Customization of training process: online sales training programs allow for material to be created and added to customize training for the individual, particular company branches, localities and/or specific requirements etc.  

e) Flexibility: online sales training programs should be accessible from a variety of devices wherever and whenever employees want to learn on the go. They should be able to log in and learn any time . f) Accountability: the most effective online training programs have comprehensive tracking and reporting tools, allowing

What are the benefits of safety training online?

1-  is the decreased risk of on-the-job injury and accidents. Not only can this lower the risk of costs associated with injury, illness, death, damage to equipment, higher insurance premiums, staff turnover, and also  is the decreased the delay deliveries of products and service - but it can ensure that worker productivity levels remain high.

Safety training can have beneficial impact on any business are:

Safety training can have beneficial impact on any business, :

 a) Best practice: this stresses the importance of the best work methods and procedures to employees, and communicates the commitment the company has to high performance standards.

 b) Compliance: training ensures employees are compliant with all industrial and enterprise awards and agreements. 

c) Increase productivity: training increases quality of work produced and efficiency in which tasks are completed.  

d) Reduction of costs: fewer work-related injuries or accidents will occur, reducing overall costs (associated with injury, illness, insurance claims etc.). 

 e) Risk management: training contributes to the process of identifying, understanding and eliminating risks within the workplace.

IT training offers benefits to both employees and employers alike:

1- Convenience and flexibility means time savings and increased productivity for employee

2-Performance can be measured and tracked, and work roles adjusted accordingly

3-Companies also benefit through the increased productivity and efficiency that comes with bolstered skills, and cost savings.

Benefits of online product training:

Benefits of online product training:  

a) Training becomes flexible, easy and quick. Staff can complete training in their own time, on their own devices, and on the go. 

 b) Employees can be trained up on a new product or service in multiple locations, multiple languages, all at once or at different times, and from day one of release!  

c) Training can be adapted cross-culturally and to different markets, quickly and easily.

 d) Companies will have more efficient and trained staff with up-to-date and applicable knowledge.  

e) Greater efficiency and productivity means increased profits.

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The benefits of e-learning are numerous:

The benefits of e-learning are numerous: 

  a) Cost: Training is decreased as a company expense.

 b) Speed: Customers can begin to use products faster without waiting for a training representative. 

c) Feedback: Customers can provide feedback on training immediately. 

d) Compliance & tracking: For risk management and audit purposes, organizations can maintain records of everyone who has completed training.