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.

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 …

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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 …

The Sense-Making Loop

<b>Acquiring global leadership competencies involves a series of transformational experiences.</b><p>Advertisement<p>The economic world's centers are …

Cool Interactive Video Example for E-Learning

Earlier I shared a nice example of a gamified elearning course. Today I’d like to share a really neat example of an interactive video scenario. This …

Managing a Geographically Dispersed Team: Achieving Your Goals Together While Apart

© iStockphoto<br>mammuth<p>You may never meet some of your team face-to-face.<p>A long time ago – before the days of videoconferencing, intranets, and email – …

6 Tips to Make a Global Team Work

Multinational organisations have had to learn quickly how to do business in a new way. Gone are the days of local monocultural teams working …

5 Best Practices for Effective Virtual Teams

<i>beep</i>…”You are now entering the conference call.”<p>I’d probably heard that message a <b>few hundred times</b> during my first job out of college, at a global …

Video on Its Way to Becoming Education Norm

Video has become as ubiquitous in higher education classrooms as big screens in the fitness center and Hulu in residential halls, according to the …

Why Training Needs Video

The shift has arrived, and video is King! You may or may not be shocked by this but not enough trainers are creating video to help the people in our …

Short Videos are Better for Learning, Right? Maybe Not.

I got this question from a HarvardX faculty member the other day:<p><i>Do you have a repository of HarvardX-germane literature or case studies that speak</i> …

If training is the solution, what is the problem?

P<p>eople who are good at their job usually have one thing in common: They have passion for the things they do. Although it’s no surprise that passion …

5 Video Learning Facts That Make The Case For A Video Platform

5 video learning statistics that Learning & Development (L&D) professionals can use to build the case for video as a learning tool in their …

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 …

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 …

Education Technology

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.

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 …

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3 Ways to Use Game-Based Learning

The following are three approaches to bringing game-based learning to your classroom. They’re not distinct from one another—try mixing two or all …

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. …

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 …

eLearning

Intrepid - Learning Library

Our Learning Library is filled with case studies, papers, infographics, and additional resources to help you learn more about Intrepid by VitalSource.

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 …

RPGs

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. …

Self-improvement