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Theodosis Karageorgakis
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Variables are indeed tricky if you've never used them but it is something you can not ignore if you are aiming for advanced interactions and calculations in eLearning. This week the challenge that was set for the eLearning Heroes community was to share an example that demonstrates how number variables can be used in eLearning.

According to Purdue University (n.d), an Instructional Designer is a person who ensures that students learn efficiently by creating high quality learning materials that take into account their strengths and weaknesses. It is an interesting and promising field, so the question arises: How can one become Instructional Designer?

With almost two thousand Moodle plugins out there, which ones should the course creator choose to enhance his/her courses? This article enlists some of the best Moodle plugins you can install in 2020.

Kirkpatrick Model is used for evaluating the training programs that take place in businesses. Due to the fact that modern schools and organizations operate in similar ways to businesses, such a model can be used to analyse the impact of teacher training programs as well. Kirkpatrick Model takes into account any style of training, both informal or formal, to determine aptitude based on four levels criteria: reaction, learning, behavior and results.

We live in a time of rapid changes in education, where online learning is growing by the day and providing unprecedented access for students as well as unprecedented challenges for educators. In this article you will learn how to overcome the biggest eLearning challenges and daunting questions you might be asking yourself so you can meet students' needs with ease and style. 

Saturday, 04 July 2020 08:15

What is VR's impact on education?

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Have you ever been to Beijing, New York, Athens or Rome at the same day? Have you ever travelled to the outer space or into the deepest oceanic rift? If the answer is no, then you probably haven’t experienced Virtual Reality yet. Despite its wide impact in both entertainment and training fields, education has still been trying to find ways to embrace VR into classes. Eventually the question arises: How can VR benefit students and what is its wider impact on Education?

 

So, you have managed to survive the transition from traditional to online teaching. What happens from now on? Are you planning to continue teaching online because of the possibility of a new lockdown? If the answer to the previous question is positive, then have you thought how to offer better eLearning courses to your students in the future?

Difficulties in distance teaching can be sorted into 3 major categories: 1) Technical, 2) Pedagogical - didactic, 3) Management. What are the main difficulties in each category? How can one overcome them?

Saturday, 25 April 2020 08:16

Learning Theories: A quick overview

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The following free course aims to help students and professionals who seek to understand the basic framework and differences of some of the main learning theories including Behaviourism, Constructivism, Social Learning, Pedagogy, Andragogy, Multiple Intelligences theory

Now that everyone is talking about converting conventional forms of work into eLearning, now that traditional classrooms are seeking to become eLearning classrooms, people have finally realized that work from home is actually a viable form of work! People who work remotely, work as hard as you, pay the same taxes as you, and in most cases are more productive than you. This is because freelancers or professionals who have chosen this path are extremely experienced in this practice as they apply it for years and by recognizing its value, they have been reaping the fruits of their effort for a long time now. But how can somebody who is not experienced enough adapt and survive this situation?

Follow these easy and useful tips that will help you learn how to become a succesful eLearning educator.

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