November, 2016

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A Range of Options for Scenarios and Storytelling

Experiencing eLearning

When someone mentions scenario-based learning, do you automatically think of complex branching scenarios? While that’s one way to implement scenarios (and a very effective one!), I don’t think it’s the only option. range of options are available, from passive to active. Some of these options can work for both elearning and instructor-led training. Provided Examples. What Else?

The Magic of Microlearning

Association eLearning

One of you car’s headlights is out. It’s supposed to be pretty easy to replace, so you buy a new one and decide to give it a try. Where do you go for instructions? I’m guessing you’d probably try one or more of the following: Go to YouTube, or a similar site, and watch a video. Run a Google search. Ask someone at your local auto store. Ask a family member or friend who’s knowledgeable about cars.

Skills: The last frontier for digital learning

Clive on Learning

I’ll cut straight to the point. To most learners and most learning professionals, digital learning is a way to meet requirements for knowledge. Even in its most contemporary forms – responsive, massive, open, mobile, point-of-need, video-based and gamified – the priority is still knowledge, whether that is of facts, concepts, principles, processes, rules, procedures or spatial positioning.

3 Tips on Writing for Animation

Allen Interactions

By Joslyn Schmitt, Associate Media Artist. Joslyn Schmitt e-Learning Animation

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[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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6 Tips for Identifying Potential High-Performance Employees

ej4 eLearning

All organizations want to identify, develop, and deploy their high-performance employees. And no wonder: The top 5% of a company’s employees account for a full quarter ( 26%, according to ERE Media ) of its productivity. Still, more is needed than just good intentions and “managerial instinct”—whatever that is. The best-performing companies have well-developed systems in place to identify high-potential employees and turn them into production powerhouses. In fact, all of the Fortune 100 do this on a regular basis. Identifying those high potentials can be the trickiest part of the process.

Learning Escape Room

Association eLearning

You’re locked in a room with a handful of people, often strangers. You need to work together to find clues and problem solve in order to escape before time runs out. That’s the premise behind escape rooms. They’ve been gaining popularity as team building and “just for fun” attractions over the past few years. found out. arrived a few minutes late and missed whatever orientation there may have been.

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How “associate-first” learning drives more sales and satisfaction

Axonify

loseyourmarbles.co. Retailers everywhere are trying to keep pace with the evolving needs of the digitally empowered shopper. By now, most retailers are in various stages of reimaging and re-executing the brick-and-mortar experience from the ground-up. Because shoppers rank a knowledgeable and helpful store associate as the single most important factor to making the store experience better.

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Why you don't need an LMS

ExpandShare

Learning Management Systems. dreaded software category for most people who need to do eLearning. They're bulky, hard to use, hard to integrate, expensive. And the cheaper ones just don't do what you really need them to do. In many organizations, the whole online learning system has become so convoluted as to be unusable by any but the most dedicated. That's a problem. Let me explain. No problem.

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Take Charge of your eLearning environment

eLearning Coffee Breaks - Episode 2

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Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I’m happy to say that the participants threw in lots of ideas, and I thought they were worth capturing. Attendees suggested it’s your goals and approach, ensuring you are delivering effectively.  It’s also your review approach, and metrics. These are all elements that indeed contribute to strategy.

The Success and (some) Failures of Gamification in Training and Learning

G-Cube

Gamification has received a lot of attention in the recent times, in both business and education. Companies are leveraging gamification as a strategy to engage consumers and clients with interesting game-like mechanisms and incentives for the purpose of promotion, marketing, engagement, and customer loyalty. Though they might sound similar, but games and gamification are different.

15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses

CommLab India

eLearning is an exciting option for both learners and trainers. It saves time, resources, and cost apart from being portable and easily translatable. One must remember that eLearning can be made to match (or exceed) the traditional method of classroom teaching by considering certain factors while designing the course. Tip 1: Consider the learners’ knowledge level. Tip 3: Visualize content clearly.

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Curated Insights: The Immediate Possibilities of BIG Data

Axonify

Whenever someone talks about the “future of learning” nowadays, the same topics inevitably come up: augmented reality, virtual reality, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data. But, while they’re discussed in future tense, several of these “trendy topics” aren’t exactly new. For example, I managed a virtual reality attraction at Walt Disney World 10 years ago. Pexels.com.

How to make user generated learning work for you

Challenge to Learn

My favourite e-Learning conference of the year is next week: Devlearn 2016. will be there, and I will present together with Laura Payette about: “how to make user-generated learning work for you.” ” Laura works at Nielsen where they are using Easygenerator to enable subject matter experts to share their knowledge with their co-workers. Learning user generated learning DevLearn

Surviving the Millennial Apocalypse: Party Like It’s 1999

eLearning Brothers

Much has been written about the changing demographic of our workforce, along with the changing landscape of learning techniques.  Often these assessments have been full of fear and dread. Our jobs are changing and the new generation isn’t paying attention to us! More solutions are possible than ever before. The new technologies and technique are offering us many more options. Embrace it!

Why micro-learning works for me

Clive on Learning

Over the past twelve months, micro-learning has quietly worked itself into my daily routine. Absolutely every day (I’m on a 360-day streak), I practise my French using the Duolingo app. Not quite so often (because it takes a lot of concentration), but still regularly, I do brain training using Peak. And if the task slips my memory, I get nagging notifications on my Apple Watch.

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The Five Commandments of Learning: Where It All Begins!

G-Cube

There are certain fundamentals that are common in all the strategies to deliver learning, be it ILT or VILT, WBT or VIDEO, Game based or Gamification, or any other. An experienced Instructional Designer and Trainer/Facilitator recognizes these and makes appropriate use of them while designing or delivering the programs. This, to a large extent, transfers the onus for making a change onto them.

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How to Improve Student Retention in eLearning

CourseArc

Connecting with students can be difficult even in ideal circumstances. Unlike regular classroom-based courses, digital learning poses an additional set of challenges for instructional designers and students alike. Sometimes even the most well-designed courses may not resonate with certain learners. Design for Simplicity. Tell Stories. Design with Empathy. Reviews, Revisions and Repetitions.

Towards a “Maturity Model” for Learning Businesses

Web Courseworks

I have been a supporter and follower of Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele for almost a decade. I’ve interviewed them and reviewed their books for this blog. Jeff’s book Leading the Learning Revolution  is a reflective masterpiece that touches those of us who have been in educational technology since the pre-dot-com days. Increasingly we do this through online education. Are you stage one—static?

8 Ways To Use 360-Degree Online Training Videos In Corporate eLearning

EI Design

Videos are one of the most interactive online training tools available. But what if you could make them even more engaging and immersive by giving your online learners the complete picture? In this article, I’ll explore how to use 360-degree online training videos in your corporate eLearning program. How To Use 360-Degree Online Training Videos In Corporate eLearning. Virtual Walkthroughs.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

What Does UX Have to Do with eLearning? Everything!

eLearning Brothers

When I worked for a retail food and beverage company, everything was about the customer—especially what the customer would or wouldn’t like. As an example, to ensure that products met customer expectations, this company spent a good amount of time testing every single recipe before anything made it out the door. Think about your favorite website or mobile app. Everything!

Six Achievable & Effective Techniques to Enhance Learner Motivation

Allen Interactions

By Ethan Edwards, Chief Instructional Strategist/ @ethanaedwards. We often talk about the importance of motivation in e-learning instructional design. Instructional Design e-Learning Design Tips Ethan Edwards Learner Motivation

Shorten The Virtual Classroom Adoption Curve: Start With New Hires

InSync Training

I’m frequently asked, “When is a good time to introduce virtual classroom training programs to my organization?” As with most innovative learning approaches, organizations may resist adopting virtual classrooms, since they’re different from the status quo. know, I know - if you can easily get them into a traditional classroom, isn't that better? Well, no. Virtual Classroom Change Management

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Pract.us

Colleagues learning and sharing ideas. Most business managers know intuitively that we learn our jobs by doing our jobs. Many companies, who’ve recognized this fact, have started to consider how they can harness learning by doing in their training programs. Read this article to find out more about Guided Informal Learning. Learn about one here.) Employees aren’t good teachers. It could be you.

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Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study