InSyncJennifer

680 Flips | 7 Magazines | 7 Likes | 5 Following | 127 Followers | @InSyncJennifer | Jennifer Hofmann, a pioneer in the field of virtual classrooms, is the president of InSyncTraining.com.

The challenges of delivering learning across the globe

<b>The UK is number one for global organisations to locate their European headquarters which means that many L&D professionals are faced with the</b> …

eLearning For Adult Learners: 6 Obstacles To Overcome

Adult learning is daunting for both adult learners and their online instructors. However, is it possible that the biggest challenge to adult …

Distinguished person of the week: He deftly defies Trump

The country should be immensely grateful that Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is there — not only because he is a steady hand and speed bump on President Trump’s rash decisions, but because every week he demonstrates how one can serve without degrading one’s self in this administration. He recently …

Jim Mattis

How Blended Learning Today Is Different In A Hyperconnected World

With access to the world’s information, industry experts, and instant connection to professionals inside our organisations and around the world, …

E-learning Trends to Watch Out for in 2018 [Infographic]

2017 brought many exciting and new trends with it. Some of these made a serious impact on how we will perceive e-learning in the future. What we’re …

Netflix has built a DIY personal trainer that will make you earn your binge-watching

Netflix, the tech company that enabled a generation of couch potatoes to “Netflix and chill,” has released instructions for a Netflix-themed personal trainer that connects to your streaming-video account.<p>The device, which can be made at home, connects to your phone or tablet via Bluetooth and uses …

Binge-Watching

Subject Matter Experts vs Learning Experts: What’s the Difference?

We often talk to organizations that are trying to start fresh. They’ve outgrown the tried and true training approaches of yesterday and are ready for …

Move Over Tablets? This Tech Could Be The Future Of Learning

Fluid dynamics are a lot cooler when you can see them at work with your own eyes.<p>Physics can be difficult to grasp–even for adults. So how do you teach the subject’s abstract ideas to middle schoolers?<p>Show some of the concepts in action. That’s the idea behind Peer, an experimental project from New …

Augmented Reality

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

<b>Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b> and<b> TeachThought Staff</b><b>Purpose:</b> Improving our chance …

The Imperative of Experiential and Hands-On Learning

For the past several decades, I have had my feet in both elementary education and teacher training and development. Regardless of age, grade level, …

The way we learn tomorrow

<b>Your employees already learn for themselves. Make the most of the new normal, writes Todd Tauber</b><p>The near future of corporate learning is already …

Learning

9 Essential #EdTech Ideas to Share With Your Team

Technology is playing a bigger role in classrooms and schools in this country and around the world. Here are a few thoughts to keep technology in …

The Road to Invisible Assessment

Opinion | Technology in School<p>The Road to Invisible Assessment<p>By Kai-leé Berke     Feb 19, 2017<p>Katja Gerasimova / Shutterstock<p>Related Stories<p>Where …

Are you holding your learners accountable?

Towards Maturity and CIPD’s recent study ‘Preparing for the Future of Learning’ made for insightful reading.<p>It found that organisations and business …

The Learning Function Has Become Invisible

Over the past few decades the world of corporate training has radically changed. In the 1920s and 1930s, we put training in the managers’ hands. This …

Will Blended Learning Fulfill its Disruptive Potential? – by Thomas Arnett

As I mentioned in an earlier post, the history of education in the United States includes a long list of ambitious programs, initiatives, and reforms …

How to Revolutionise Workplace Learning

This week I’m in Berlin, Germany at the OEB Conference. The conference hosts interviewed me a few weeks ago about my thoughts on learning since …

Farewell Desks, Here Come the ‘Starbucks Classrooms’

While many iconic features of traditional classrooms have been sidelined over the past decade – less blackboards, more whiteboards, bulky textbooks …

10 Essential Characteristics of a 21st Century Educator

<i>This is a first draft and I am trying to learn through reflection. Would love your thoughts on the ideas below.</i>People have come to loathe the term …

8 Tips To Create Personal Learning Paths In eLearning

How To Create Personal Learning Paths In eLearning<p>Personal Learning Paths give online learners the opportunity to pursue their learning goals and …

Digital Learning’s Pioneers Are Cautiously Optimistic

Postsecondary Learning<p>Digital Learning’s Pioneers Are Cautiously Optimistic<p>By Marguerite McNeal     Jul 10, 2016<p>Image Credit: Monkey Business …

Education Technology

How to scale personalized learning

A systemwide approach offers the best chance of reaching the most students.<p><b>The US public education system</b> is struggling to meet the needs of its …

Pedagogy

21 top elearning communities

<b>These are the places to share knowledge, ask questions or network with your L&D peers.</b><p>Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from …

Classroom training is still relevant in L&D

Many people expected classroom training to wither away as dramatically with the advent of the web. Why on earth would you need a physical space for …

Why Learning People Wince At Talk Of "Classroom Flipping"

How to be terminally pedagogically uncool.

Applying The Moggridge Learner Framework In Online Training

How To Apply The Moggridge Learner Framework In Online Training<p>Bill Moggridge introduced his Learner Framework in 2007 [1], which consists of a …

Blending training with 70:20:10 - using the '3E Framework'

Most of us in the training & development profession will be familiar with the 70:20:10 ratio.<p>Borne out of qualitative research undertaken by the …

Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More

We all have goals that we want to achieve in our lives. These goals may include learning a new language, eating healthier and losing weight, becoming a better parent, saving more money, and so on.<p>It can be easy to assume that the gap between where you are now and where you want to be in the future …

Continuum of Motivation: Moving from Extrinsic to Intrinsic

Motivation has a great impact on the learning process. While some people learn more by outside influences, others may achieve more by their personal …

Augmented Reality Technology Brings Learning to Life

When middle school students describe something they did in school as "cool," "exciting," and "fun," educators who are more accustomed to hearing "Why …