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3 Free Apps for Supporting Learning After Training Events

InSync Training

The most important part of training is what happens AFTER the training. Reality (aka science) dictates that people can only ingest and retain so much information, regardless of how well-designed a learning activity may be. Therefore, L&D strategy cannot stop at delivery. Mobile Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

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Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In the previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters to deliver eLearning content. In this post, I’ll explain how to write and structure the conversation. My next post will discuss options for multimedia with conversation-driven elearning. Learner Challenge. This character is facing a moment of need.

Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!)

TOPYX LMS

We love social learning – it’s as simple as that. Do you? If not, you may benefit from discovering more about the nature and function of the incredible thing called social learning. Once you grasp the breadth of advantages specific to social learning, you’ll sing its praises as loudly as we do. Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!). The learner is an information constructor. socially)?

Game Development: A Designer Perspective

mLevel

As a second semester, part-time student enrolled in the Master of Science in Instructional Technology program at Bloomsburg University, I recently completed a course named “Gamification”, taught by Dr. Karl Kapp. Structured in a weekly online environment, our class was granted access to use the highly engaging cloud-based eLearning platform mLevel to enhance our course learning. Explore Activities.

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[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Peformance Improvement

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.). All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due to new technologies, globalization, and a very diverse workforce. For example, in the hospitality industry smartphones put scheduling and reservations at our fingertips, literally. Apps give us car services and meals on-demand – no waiting.

Exploring Augmented and Virtual Reality EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

Last week, we looked at assessment and evaluation EdTech tools and apps. This week, we continue our series by diving deeper into augmented and virtual reality tools and apps. These tools and apps enable us to create immersive learning experiences for our learners. What was once a highly segmented toolset is now available for us to explore and integrate into our toolboxes!

Learning spaces of the third kind

Learning with e's

The first kind of space was highly organised. In these 'class' rooms, our students gathered, seated in rows, facing toward a single part of the space - the front. At the front of the classroom were all of the important things, such as the teacher, and of course, the teacher's tools. The students looked on as spectators, and occasionally as active participants in their education. Watch this space).

The Learning Side of Sears

CLO Magazine

Frank Nguyen has a knack for entering companies during periods of significant transition. It happened at Intel Corp. in 1999 during the Y2K frenzy when the technology company wanted to get 100 trainers off the road. It also happened at American Express Co. And it’s the case now. Nguyen is the vice president of learning and performance at Sears Holdings Corp. That aspect doesn’t scare me.”.

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Employee Development Plan: The WHY and the HOW

WalkMe Training Station

You just hired a promising young talent that has all the skills and savvy knowledge to help your business finally get an edge on the competition. As far as you’re concerned, a steady increase in responsibility and salary incentives will keep this hotshot rolling in the results you want. And can you blame them? The solution? Training manager? What is an Employee Development Plan? Excuses!

CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM OF COURSERA

Learnnovators

The post CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM OF COURSERA appeared first on Learnnovators. Learning Learning Platform MOOC Course Coursera e-learning E-Learning Ecologies E-Learning Provocateur eLearning Higher Education Instructor Learnnovators MOOCs Pedagogies Pedagogy Ryan Tracey University of Illinois

Take the Scare Out of Scope

Allen Interactions

Annette Kirchner, Senior Producer, Studio M. As an Allen Interactions Producer (Allen’s title for Project Manager), I manage projects and maintain the overall project vision. My daily efforts keep the project moving ahead. engage team members when it’s their time to shine or when we need their input to solve problems. Learning Project Management Project Scope

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How to Build a Great Relationship with Your Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

This is part two of the series on working with subject matter experts when building e-learning courses. In the previous post, we looked at how to set expectations and some simple project management tips. also shared a link to the free e-book, Essential Guide to Working with Subject Matter Experts. always take a short term and long term view. And the subject matter expert plays a critical role.

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Taking Leadership in a New Direction at Western Union

CLO Magazine

American money transfer company Western Union has thrived for more than 160 years by constantly looking for ways to reinvent itself. It began as a telegraph service in the 1850s and grew into a financial service company with more than 11,000 employees working in 58 countries, generating $5 billion in annual revenue. The Solution. They said ‘Great! Go ahead.’ ”. How It Works.

Driving Performance Improvement Through Short-form Video Training

ej4 eLearning

Organizations understand the need to train their employees, but there are a number of common challenges in designing the right training program. Two of the biggest issues are reinforcing formal learning on the job, and linking learning programs and outcomes back to business results. Micro-learning using short-form videos is an ideal way to meet both of these challenges. Retention and Reinforcement.

Create Love in the Classroom

Learning Rebels

(Originally created for Litmos blog 8/2016). Have you ever been in front of a group of training “captives”? They just aren’t feeling the love in the classroom? Either people were told to be there by the boss, or perhaps the training is part of some punitive action (You turned left instead of right…now you MUST go to training!)? There is a big difference! If Flip the script.

The Modern Learning Makerspace

InSync Training

The Art of Praxis. have been seeing the word “praxis” a lot these days, associated with a few different definitions. To me, the essence of the word, is application – the application of theory to practice. Definitions include examples of practice, and application of knowledge or skills. And, the word is said to have derived from the Greek word for “doing”. love making learning happen.

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How to Create Mnemonic Devices That Help Your Students Remember

CourseArc

Students can often feel overwhelmed by the extent of new information and concepts that they are exposed to throughout a course. As an instructional designer, it’s your responsibility to help learners remember and retain key information and take-aways from your courses. One handy set of memory tools are known as mnemonic devices. What Are They? Mnemonic Acronyms. Mnemonic Phrases.

Fight Ambiguity by Focusing Agile Talent

CLO Magazine

The White House has business leaders on a swivel right now. Ordinarily early in a new year, they’re thinking about strategic planning, getting their workforce aligned around execution and strategically planning scenarios to get a clear sense of what’s likely to happen. Electing Donald Trump as U.S. Trump’s penchant for deregulation may have leaders optimistic about their company’s future.

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Meta-Learning Tools?

Clark Quinn

I wrote an article for Jane Hart’s Modern Workplace Learning magazine, triggered by my thought that in her tools survey, I didn’t see a lot about a certain set of reflection (c.f. last weeks posts on diagramming) and experimentation tools: meta-learning tools. In particular, for the latter, I wondered about what there was to track your own learnings. And Jane commented to me that she knew of one, and I was reminded of more. And I think this could become an interesting area. Coupled with tools that support learning streams, personal learning could be boosted. And our success.

10 Ways to make Learners Fall in Love with your Training

Growth Engineering

What is love? This eternal question has been hotly debated by everyone from the greatest philosophers and scientists to your local barista, fellow commuters, and even your learners. Love matters because it feels good (usually!) and gives our lives meaning. Just ask Google, your playlist or any bestselling books chart. One thing’s clear, people care about what they love. No longer! Narrative    .

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Why You Need More User-Generated Content in Your Training Program

Pract.us

Staff training can be created by and for employees with user -generated content. You may have heard a lot about user-generated content (UGC) with respect to marketing. But the power of peer-to-peer communication, whether face-to-face or across space and time, can actually help you capture your company’s tribal knowledge, enhance your training program, and build a learning culture.

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cmi5 – Not Your Father's SCORM

Kineo

xAPI is the darling of the digital learning industry these days, with a lot of interest in it due to its ability to capture data outside of an LMS. In its essence, cmi5 is a profile or a set of rules for using xAPI that could can be utilized to govern the communication between a learning management system (LMS) and learning content. And thus it begs the question, could cmi5 be the link you need to take your formal learning to the next level?

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This Learning ‘Project’ Is Not that Serious

CLO Magazine

For many learning and development organizations, the project model to get work done is pretty much the only model. It’s mostly fulfilling requests from business units and stakeholders. It’s also the basis for many vendor relationships. From an instructional perspective, popular, if oversimplified, design models, such as ADDIE, tend to reinforce this default to treat all work as project work.

Tackling the tough stuff

Clark Quinn

I was reflecting a wee bit on my books (and writings in general), and realized that there’s somewhat of a gap when I talk about games, and mobile, and more. And it’s not unconscious, but instead principled, even if it arises somewhat implicitly. So I thought I’d talk briefly about  why I tend to focus on the design, and not the practical implementations. These will change.

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