Virtually There

By InSyncJennifer | It’s hard to keep track of all of the resources informing the modern classroom. We keep an eye out for trends and best practices by collecting links from magazines, industry experts, and social media and capturing them in our online magazine, Virtually There. #ModernClassroom #edtech #virtualclassroom #virtualtraining #blendedlearning Follow me @InSyncJennifer or blog.insynctraining.com.

How to effectively use videos in eLearning and microlearning

Jamie Paddock our eLearning Consultant intern explores the use of videos in eLearning and microlearning, including his top tips to create engaging …

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8 Tips To Create eLearning Videos On A Tight Timeline

How To Create eLearning Videos On A Tight Timeline<p>Videos are only for eLearning projects with big budgets and lengthy timelines, right? The truth is …

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How to Add Video to eLearning on a Budget

See why a video is an essential component component in your eLearning toolbox. Create videos for your online courses.

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100 Great Game Based Learning and Gamification Resources | Knowledge Guru

Lots people want to get started with game based learning, gamification and serious games in their training. We’ve been curating game related content …

3 Ways to Use Game-Based Learning

What exactly is game-based learning, anyway? Is it a roomful of children playing video games? Is it students designing games? Or is it both of …

It's All in the Game: Considerations for Designing Effective, Engaging Instructional Games

Games have been a hot topic in education and industry since the early 2000s, with more organizations seeking to apply games as a way to motivate and …

Karl Kapp:“Games are very valuable in today’s corporate environment”

“Games let us think and image things that would otherwise be unimaginable or unthinkable”<p>Karl Kapp is perhaps the greatest guru in the world of …

Gamification And Game-Based Learning: Two Different Things

<b>The Differences Between Gamification And Game-Based Learning</b><p>Gamification strategies are increasingly getting attention and investment in eLearning. …

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Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: Can You Tell The Difference?

<b>Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: How To Integrate Them Into Your eLearning Course Design</b><p>Both gamification and game-based eLearning can offer …

The Modern Learner

Put quite simply, <b>the modern learner is any corporate employee today</b>. The modern learner’s attributes, expectations, and demands have shifted from …

Engaged Learning in the Information Age

“Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way” (Aristotle).<p>The world is flooded with information but starving for …

Learning

Want to be Great at Something? You Need to Embrace Failure

We’ve all heard the stories of great people who failed before they succeeded. Michael Jordan got cut from his high school basketball team, J.K. …

If training is the solution, what is the problem?

<i>By:</i> Ger Driesen <br>Learning Innovation Leader – aNewSpring<p>People who are good at their job usually have one thing in common: They have passion for the …

Unlocking Potential: Releasing the potential of the business and its people through learning

<b>Today’s successful workplaces are fast moving, global and digital. Learning innovation, done well, delivers results that can support sustainable,</b> …

Designing Blended Learning [GUIDE] | Resources

<i>*Updated - April 2016</i><p>Blended learning is back - well, it never went away. But what is blended learning today? With the emergence of new forms for …

Infographic: Ready, set, blend!

A lot has changed in the past 200 years. That might seem like a long time, but the truth is, the rate of technological and societal transformation …

Why Fun in Learning is Important

The idea of fun in learning can be a hard one to grasp. Do you remember the last time you sat down just to learn something new or improve your skills …

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10 Ways To Find Out Who Your Learners Really Are

How To Find Out Who Your Learners Really Are<p>In the past, the door of the Learning and Development department might have been firmly closed and …

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Three Guidelines for Meaningful Microlearning

By ELLEN BURNS-JOHNSON, Instructional Designer / @ELLENBJOHNSON L ast week, my Studio Executive and I visited a client in California. The meeting …

Microlearning: Strategy, Examples & Applications

<b>What is Microlearning?</b><p>Microlearning (also spelled ‘micro learning’) is a teaching style that involves short bursts of highly engaging and interactive …

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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 …

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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 …

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 …

Pedagogy

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 …