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Archive for January, 2008

Even More aLearning Survey Results

Posted by Ellen on January 20, 2008

Online Learning Plans for 2008

What are the responding organizations planning for online learning in 2008?  A large majority (73%) said they will offer more online courses/events in 2008 than they did in 2007.  Other respondents were unsure or anticipating offering the same number as the previous year. 

It seems that most organizations Read the rest of this entry »

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More aLearning Survey Results

Posted by Ellen on January 13, 2008

Who’s Offering Online Learning, and What Types Are Being Offered?

In the 12 months previous to the survey, 54% of responding organizations said they offered 3-4 synchronous events, including Webinars.  18% offered one, and about half that many offered 5-11 or more.  Read the rest of this entry »

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aLearning’s Survey Results

Posted by Ellen on January 5, 2008

Thank you to those of you who responded to requests for participation in the aLearning Blog’s online learning survey, posted on Survey Monkey.  You’ll find here, and in subsequent posts, a summary of the responses and results.  Please note that despite reminders to complete the survey, severa of those invited to participate chose not to, and so not enough responses came in to give us a viable sample.  Therefore this disclaimer: please don’t use these results as benchmarking data for your organization, but consider this a snapshot of what respondents are doing in their associations with online learning.

First, who was invited to participate, and who responded?  Read the rest of this entry »

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Page Turners: Good for novels, not so good for elearning?

Posted by Ellen on January 5, 2008

Cathy Moore’s great blog on instructional design (“Making Change”) recently took on “page-turners” in online learning.  Those are elearning courses structured like the model I posted recently (see link on the left).  In her entry, “Is a course really the answer?” she’s hit on a very hot topic, with comments still getting posted. Read the rest of this entry »

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Visuals!

Posted by Ellen on January 1, 2008

One of the most frustrating things about online learning is trying to verbalize visual images.  Try describing what an asynchronous course looks like.  Or explain what a learner sees participating in a blended course.

Ikes! Read the rest of this entry »

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