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Moving to Online Learning

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Tips and Tricks for Effectively Developing Online Training and Instruction

Thursday, November 5, 2015   Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Training, Education & Exams, NH Department of Safety  9:00 - 12:00 PM

 

 

Introduction

Who is Stan?

Office of Educational Technology:  Sites and Resources

 

 

Today's Agenda

 

Introduction

Online Learning: The Big Picture

Planning

Professional Learning

Content and Software

Broadband

Devices

Technology Support

Online Resources

 

How familiar are you with online learning?
very familiar - use it all the time
familiar - have used it a few times
somewhat familiar - explore using it
not familiar - never used it
 
pollcode.com free polls

 

Take the Poll: How familiar are you with online learning?

See the Results of the Poll

 

1.  Online Learning: The Big Picture

 

Quirk marketing e-learning - facts & figures infographic

Courtesy of Quirk e-learning marketing courses!

 

15 eLearning Statistics for 2015

  •     The number of types of learning technologies available has doubled in the last five years.
  •     42% of leading learning companies say online learning has led to an increase in revenue and 56% say it has improved productivity.
  •     81% of learners are responsible for managing their own personal development and 82% like to learn at their own pace.
  •     Organisations where L&D teams align their KPIs with senior management are 13 times more likely to report increased revenue and 50% more likely to see positive changes in staff behaviour.
  •     91% of L&D leaders think learning technology should enable a quicker response to changing business conditions and organisational change.
  •     3/5 organisations cannot implement a technology enabled learning strategy due to lack of skills.
  •     Only 49% of organisations have the Instructional Design skills they need. Only 28% have L&D staff confident in using new media in learning design. Only 31% have staff capable of developing digital content in-house.
  •     In 2015, 98% of organisations are predicted to use eLearning courses as part of their learning strategy.
  •     By 2016, 83% of organisations are predicted to use video as part of their digital learning.
  •     In 2015, 50% of organisations are predicted to use games and complex simulations as part of their eLearning.
  •     Currently, 74% of people use mobile devices for eLearning, this will rise to 81% by 2016.
  •     By 2019, 50% of all classes will be delivered online.
  •     42% of the public sector use MOOCs to achieve L&D goals.
  •     Leading learning companies are 33% more likely to use more varied and interesting media in their eLearning design, twice as likely to encourage knowledge sharing and twice as likely to create knowledge repositories.
  •     The compound annual growth rate of the worldwide self-paced eLearning market is 4.4% and is set to be worth $53 billion by 2018.

from  http://elearninginfographics.com/15-elearning-statistics-need-know-2015-infographic/

Comment:  What are your thoughts about online learning?  Have they changed over time?  If yes, what caused the shift?

 

 

2.  Planning

 

Guide to Implementing Digital Learning from State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA.org)

How to Start an Online Learning Program from International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL.org)

 

 

Delivery Style:  Facilitated vs. Self-Directed

 

self directed learning continuum image

 

Instructional Strategies for Online Courses    http://www.ion.uillinois.edu/resources/tutorials/pedagogy/instructionalstrategies.asp

 

Time: Synchronous vs. Asynchronous

 

synchronous vs asynchronous image

 

Asynchronous E-Learning Vs. Synchronous E-Learning    https://www.mindflash.com/asynchronous-synchronous

Delivery Platform: Learning Management Systems and Delivery Platforms

 

Open Source (Free) vs Proprietary (Fee)

learning management system image

 

Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense?   http://elearningindustry.com/choosing-online-learning-platform-makes-sense
Top 20 Most Popular LMS Rankings (Infographics)    http://dp2web.blogspot.com/2014/11/top-20-most-popular-lms-rankings.html

The 20 Best Learning Management Systems    http://elearningindustry.com/the-20-best-learning-management-systems 

 

 

GROUP DISCUSSION/REPORT OUT:  Talk about you ideas for the best plan to deliver your content online.

 

 

3.  Professional Learning

 

professional learning options image

 

iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Courses (v2)    http://www.inacol.org/resource/inacol-national-standards-for-quality-online-courses-v2/
iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Teaching (v2)   http://www.inacol.org/resource/inacol-national-standards-for-quality-online-teaching-v2/
iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Programs    http://www.inacol.org/resource/inacol-national-standards-for-quality-online-programs/

 

Online Facilitation Tips and Tricks  

 

OPEN NH Online Courses and Tutorials (www.OPENNH.org) (Fee based)

Curriculum Enhancement Professional Development Courses

    • CE-11 Using Digital Tools to Engage Students and Personalize Learning
    • CE-12 Implementing Digital Learning in Your School or District

Teaching Enhancement Teacher Education Courses

    • TE-01 Facilitating an OPEN NH Online Professional Development Course
    • TE-02 Developing Effective Courses for Online and Blended Learning

Self Paced Tutorials

    • ST-04 Ten Technology Skills for Learning and Teaching
    • ST-05 Developing Successful Online Teaching and Learning Practices 

 

Free OPEN NH Online Tutorial

 

COMMENT:  What are your professional development needs?

 

 

4.  Content and Software

 

Content Creation:  Do it Yourself / Find it online

 

Backward Design  

Understanding by Design - Center for Teaching  https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/understanding-by-design/ 

Backward Design on Wikipedia  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backward_design 

 

 

 

Content Generation Tools 

99 Top Tools for Online Teaching   http://top5onlinecolleges.org/teaching-tools/#learning 

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About   https://globaldigitalcitizen.org/50-education-technology-tools-every-teacher-should-know-about

Online Teaching Tools and Resources    http://cls.yale.edu/online-teaching-tools-resources

Free Technology for Teachers    http://www.freetech4teachers.com/  

Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM)    

 

SCORM package image

 

GROUP DISCUSSION/REPORT OUT:  What are your needs in terms of content for your online courses?  How might you get it?

 

 

 

5.  Broadband

 

SCORM package image

 

Connectivity is Critical: 33 Ways Broadband Boosts Learning   http://gettingsmart.com/2014/06/connectivity-critical-33-ways-broadband-boosts-learning/

 

COMMENT:  Where is your audience?  Do they have available connectivity?  Will this be a problem?

 

 

6.  Devices

 

types of devices image

 

technology considerations image

 

Comment:  How important is this consideration to your audience and yourself?

 

 

7.  Technology Support

 

To be effective, institutions that support online learning must have: 

  • a flexible yet solid technological infrastructure
  • one-stop student services that mirror those found on the campus but that are delivered more cohesively and conveniently
  • creative faculty and academic development support that enhances learning

from A Model for Effectively Supporting e-Learning    http://technologysource.org/article/model_for_effectively_supporting_elearning/

 

technology considerations image

 

The Ultimate Guide to Tech Support for Small Business    http://www.smallbusinesscomputing.com/buyersguide/the-ultimate-guide-to-tech-support-for-small-business.html

 

Section 508 Compliance  http://www.section508.gov/ 

Quick Reference Guide  http://www.section508.gov/content/learn/standards/quick-reference-guide 

Web Accessibility Checker  http://achecker.ca/checker/index.php 

 

GROUP DISCUSSION/REPORT OUT:  What do you need to be able to provide tech support to your audience?

 

 

8.  Additional Online Resources

 

Online Learning Consortium    http://onlinelearningconsortium.org/

Kennesaw State University Faculty Tutorials   http://www.kennesaw.edu/elearning/TutorialsbyDustin/TutorialsbyDustin.html 

Science and Education You Tube   https://www.youtube.com/channels/science_education   

Teachers You Tube   https://www.youtube.com/user/teachers   

How to Create Excellent Courses with Open Education Resources    https://onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com/2012/11/30/how-to-create-excellent-courses-with-open-education-resources/ 

OER Commons   https://www.oercommons.org/ 

The “All-Time” Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly   http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2014/02/23/the-all-time-ways-to-create-online-content-easily-quickly/  

 

 

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