Tag: eLearning myths

Online Professional Development Opportunities: Undervalued?

Recognizing The Benefits Of Free Online Learning Here’s a question worth pondering: As demand for individuals with hybridized skill sets and specialized knowledge increases, are people changing the way they perceive and pursue opportunities for professional development? In a recent feature for The Guardian, sponsored by online learning institution The Open University, a survey of […]

Online Adult Education: The Future is Here Today (Part 1)

A Preview of Next Week’s Blog Topic Ever aware of the potential for bettering education for all age levels,  Jeff Cobb  recently shared a thought-provoking infographic via LinkedIn.  Created by KnowledgeWorks , the visual busily and effectively lays out their view of a diverse, meaningful, and innovative “Future of Learning.” Cobb’s sharing of this infographic […]

Video as eLearning: 15 Tips

I was recently featured in an article in In Business magazine that highlights “The Online Video Phenomenon” and talks about the upsurge of online video marketing.  Why is it so popular?  Well, as stressed in the article, online video marketing is popular because it allows a story to be taken around the world, it “brings a much […]

So you want to eliminate the online teacher?

Your member Experts should lead online courses I often get inquiries from national associations looking to move their face to face workshops online.  The first myth I often need to dispel is the concept that an expert instructor is no longer needed; the second is the notion that online courses carry higher profit margins.  Research […]

Buy Every Learner an iPad? – NOT!

I wanted to take a moment to recap the happenings at last week’s UW Distance Teaching and Learning Conference in Madison, WI.  My week started by appearing on a panel in front of 180 first-time conference attendees.  My platform was encouraging distance educators to not get hung up with technical bureaucracy and silos that create […]