MARCH 8, 2016
That is, not only what activity might mean learning, but what mean meta-learning? I started wondering about a vocabulary, but realized that you’d have to have activity that you could actually detect was evidence of meta-learning. So, as another outcome of the xAPI base camp a few weeks back, I was wondering about tracking not only learning , but meta-learning.
Activities for Integrating Learning
APRIL 30, 2015
I’ve been working on a learning design that integrates developing social media skills with developing specific competencies, aligned with real work. It’s an interesting integration, and I drafted a pedagogy that I believe accomplishes the task. It draws heavily on the notion of activity -based learning. The learning process is broken up into a series of activities.
Active Training Series
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. The book’s front half lists 200 tips for “making training active and learning successful.” Active Training. The post Active Training Series appeared first on Web Courseworks. 10 Tips.
Learning with e's
MAY 27, 2014
In this post, we explore the work of Yrjö Engeström on Activity Theory. Activity Theory (AT) originated in Soviet Russia from the work of Vygotsky and Leont''ev on Cultural Historical psychology and Rubenstein and others on related neuropsychological perspectives. For further reading, here is Engeström''s own overview of 3 Generations of Activity Theory development.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
activity to 50 new hires, 2) Promote and support new managers to lead teams, 3) Improve. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. activities on building the project team, you might insert a link to your organization’s team. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. capital. You’re.
Active Learning in the Online Classroom: Examples and Ideas
MARCH 2, 2015
Someone recently told me that they heard of an approach where all the boring content delivery lecture material is put online so that more active learning can take place in the classroom. Good blended classrooms have a significant amount of active learning. The active learning philosophies need not only occur in the classroom however. Do you have something to add?
Top activities for self-development
Your Training Edge
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Here are some of the top activities for self-development you can do right now. Top activities for instant self-development. These are all activities that help you create habits for better and effortless self-development. Whenever you ask anyone what they want from life, chances are, they will say they just want to be happy. Happiness, however, is a fluid concept. Take a break.
Using video: from passive viewing to active learning
Dont Waste Your Time
JUNE 5, 2013
Emily Moore has written this great introduction in the Faculty Focus: online magazine: “From Passive Viewing to Active Learning: Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos” Please read the original as it covers more in depth use of video, but my highlights of the piece are below. Related posts: The Voice of an Active Learner.
Actively Partnering for eLearning Development
B Online Learning
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
“The green reed which bends in the wind is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.” ? Confucius Content development is anything if not predictable in its annual, quarter or monthly resourcing. calm sea of existing, scoped, planned and resourced projects can shift at any moment into a storm tossed confusion […].
Active and Passive Learning in Organizations
The Peformance Improvement
APRIL 13, 2012
Another approach is to make the learner an active creator of knowledge and skills. Internal job aids (to support use of systems, processes and activities). Although “active” methods might be implied by some of the items on Hart's list, I think “active” ways of learning should be made more explicit in our organizations.
Active learning spaces
Learning with e's
APRIL 8, 2013
It is also important that learning is made to be active and engaging. All of these aspects of learning are active. It is not hard to see how such an artificial transition from active to passive can stifle creativity and demotivate learners. One argument is that simply having access to personalised technologies creates conducive conditions in which active learning can occur.
‘The Sleeper’ – Active Learning
AUGUST 29, 2015
This is a great analogy for engaging students in active learning, and, can be emulated for online learning activities. The post ‘The Sleeper’ – Active Learning appeared first on eLearn Hub. Uncategorized Active learning E-learning EducationPosted in Uncategorized. Perhaps you’re the person falling asleep. Thanks to […].
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
actively share knowledge capital with peers and. However, they report even more benefits, even fewer barriers and are also more active in. and mentoring is an active part of work culture (51% vs 25%) • 2x more likely to agree they help. supporting activity across the 70:20:10 framework. extent of their activity against 100 action areas. Specific activities.
Being active in many networks (@cristinacost)
Dont Waste Your Time
JUNE 17, 2013
A post from Cristina Costa on “How I manage to keep active in so many networks” was one I read at the weekend that stopped me in my tracks and made me think “that’s it, that’s what I meant to say!” Simple … when someone questions your activity on blogs, Twitter, Google+, etc., ” But what was the question? how do you respond?
Attendance vs Activity
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 10, 2014
Package holidays will have day trips to local sites of interest … so go on them, work out what they are and what kind of activity can be used and brought back to the class when you return. Oh, and there’s nothing wrong with taking school work (books, activity sheets, homework, etc.) in your luggage for the evenings. Recent Twitter Activity – Resources and Links.
Learning with e's
JANUARY 2, 2011
But just what is disruptive activism? So what is disruptive activism? Along with Leigh Graves Wolf, I am hosting a hack conference session on the subject and will try to outline the philosophy behind the movement, and discuss how and why disruptive activism is necessary in education today. digital photography Apple iPad killer application activism Kodak disruptive technology
How Bloomingdale’s delivers instant active shooter training to associates in wake of looming terrorist threat
DECEMBER 4, 2015
Earlier that morning, all Bloomingdale’s Associates had received Active Shooter Training delivered through their Axonify daily microlearning session. Based on conversations he had with some federal agencies, he decided to make the Active Shooter Training a top priority. Obviously, this threat was taken very seriously by Bloomingdale’s. The company is a New York City icon.
Active and Passive Online Learning
APRIL 4, 2015
Find out more about active and passive online learning. What is ACTIVE LEARNING and […]. The post Active and Passive Online Learning appeared first on eLearn Hub. Posted in Course Development Course Support Uncategorized. Just because your course is online doesn’t mean that learners simply sit and watch a video.
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
At its simplest, gamification is the process of making non-game activities more fun and. in learning activities that include game elements such as earning points, overcoming a. tasks to complete to encourage a more active learning process: people like to have fun. As a fun activity that mimics entertainment, gamifi ed. learning is an activity that people readily embrace.
The Voice of an Active Learner
Dont Waste Your Time
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
You grew up with books, I read from a laptop, an iPad, a smart phone. I use a keyboard more than a pen. I’m a digital native, an “Active Learner” … why carry just a textbook when my iPad connects me to the world? ” YouTube: The voice of an Active Learner. “Do you recognise me? will not take out a pencil or open a textbook. Listen to me, help me.
Types and proportions of learning activities?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
I’ve been on quite the roll of late, calling out some bad practices and calling for learning science. And it occurs to me that there could be some pushback. So let me be clear, I strongly suggest that the types of learning that are needed are not info dump and knowledge test, by and large. What does that mean? Let’s break it down. First, let me suggest that what’s going to make a difference to organizations is not better fact-remembering. There are times when fact remembering is needed, such as medical vocabulary (my go-to example). This comes from model-based reasoning.
Active learning principles: tips to apply in online training
JUNE 28, 2016
Are you looking for a way to turn corporate learners into active participants? If so, then active learning may be the ideal strategy for your online training program. In this article, Christopher Pappas shares active learning principles and related activities that you can integrate into online training course design. Active learning online training activities.
Innovation is a network activity
Learning and Working on the Web
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
In business, attention is paid to innovative individuals, especially those who go on to become captains of industry. But of more importance is the ability of the network (society, organization, company) to stay connected to its collective knowledge in order to keep innovating. Just think how quickly an organization would its lose collective knowledge if people did not share their knowledge.
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
more strategic activities. 3. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I eﬀectively identify tasks that. others can take on to develop their. capabilities and free my time for. COACHING: I support my team members by. challenging and encouraging them. to think for themselves and take. ownership of their work. 4. MONITORING.
AUGUST 12, 2014
A while ago, I argued for an activity-based curriculum. The point was to rebel against the usual content-based curriculum, and push us to more meaningful learning. In trying to move beyond good, albeittraditional, elearning, I’ve been working hard on the notion of what a meaningful activity (read: practice, task, etc) would be. As context, we’re working here within a pre-class, in-class, and post-class model. And, of late, I’ve had a chance to reexamine both the curriculum ideas, and the pedagogical implications. design
Activities, resources and assessments - your flexible friends
Clive on Learning
JANUARY 25, 2013
My response is to design each module as a series of activities, resources and assessments, each of which can work on a self-directed or cohort basis, whether online or face-to-face: Discussions and other collaborative activities : These are easy to visualise for cohort-based courses, whether asynchronous (using forums and social media) or synchronous (in physical or virtual classrooms). I'm currently working with a client that is looking to assemble a curriculum of learning modules for thousands of NGO personnel working in developing countries across the world.
Fundamental Design of Learning Activities
FEBRUARY 23, 2011
Design Thinking offers a set of tools to make sense of “wicked problems” and mysteries, and in this post I attempt to narrate my ideational journey in making sense of learning by digital means, the concept that I call learning experiences, and a notional (but far from complete) model for learning activities designed for individuals to experience. What Are Activities? Combat-Readiness.
Bulk Activities 101
MAY 4, 2015
We have a feature that allows you to easily see why certain users may have not been uploaded, it’s called ‘Bulk Activities’. Using the ‘Bulk Activities’ feature is very simple, all you have to do is select it from the left side menu after you have clicked on the ‘Administration’ tab and you will see all mass uploads. Helpful hint: Mass upload activities include uploading users , manually registering students with a registration rule, sending emails/notifications. The post Bulk Activities 101 appeared first on.
5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget
outcomes end up doing more training, “their activities are often. Problem Four: Training is Not Tied to Business Results Their (companies) activities are often. WHITE PAPER 5 Unknown Ways. You’re Wasting Your. individual employees according to Bersin by Deloitte. When it comes to training budgets, leaders. struggle to pinpoint what impact (if any) their training programs are having.
Activate your knowledge
Learning and Working on the Web
APRIL 17, 2013
It is a framework that helps move from an awareness of knowledge to activation of its use in the context of getting work done. Activation of knowledge happens in the context of tasks and so the cycle continues. PKM is much more than processing information. It’s about ideas, conversations and especially relationships. Most of all, PKM is a framework to actually do knowledge work.
Make Learning Active with Do-It-Yourself Job Aids
MARCH 2, 2016
Read on for the full instructions for this do-it-yourself job aid activity It is often the case that when you do or create something yourself, you remember it better. To enhance the transfer of learning to behavior, have your training participants create their own job aids at the end of the training program.
Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity
JULY 5, 2014
Facebook allowed anyone to start sharing images, ideas, and form social networks and to do so in a single tool with similar functionality across different activities. Keeping in mind that a single narrative has shortcomings, I’ll argue that activation of latent capacity is the driving element of every successful technology of the past 15 years. Twitter/Facebook, activate multiple latent capacities: sharing, social connections, and images. Once we know what people know, we have a chance to activate latent knowledge through social and technological approaches.
Online Learning Activities to build Learning Communities
JULY 23, 2015
Online learning is seldom complete without reinforceming activities which provide evidence that learning did take place. When designing any online activity with social media as an engagement strategy, the instructor must bear in mind Bloom’s Taxonomy (Sylvia, 2014). In higher education and the corporate training environment, the focus is more on application and synthesis, as opposed to recalling activities. Online Teaching Activity 1 Task: Leadership style recognition activity through an eLearning game deployed on the learning management system.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
ONLINE AND MOBILE LEARNING Training fits in when it works best for the learner, meaning peak activity hours. and instructor led training activities, which reinforce each other. How to create and drive success. with sales enablement ENABLING. SALES AT SCALE Copyright © 2016 Docebo - All rights reserved. To contact Docebo, please visit: www.docebo.com 1 Challenges Business velocity.
New SCORM standard: I (Actor/Agent) Did (Verb) This (Activity) #TinCanApi
Challenge to Learn
APRIL 5, 2012
TinCan focuses on capturing activities: I (Actor/Agent) Did (Verb) This (Activity) and the ‘I’, the ‘Did’ and the ‘Activity’ can be almost anything. The ‘Did’ for example can be a learning experience, an assessment or a social media activity. The ‘This’ can be any activity that has a learning experience.
44 Daily Activities to Enjoy your Work (Infographic)
MARCH 23, 2014
Infographic crafted with love by Officevibe, the corporate team building and employee engagement platform. Social learning
Creating Inspired Activities & Interactions for Effective eLearning
Clive on Learning
JUNE 9, 2011
That's the name of a really fun Adobe webinar I participated in yesterday with Dr Allen Partridge. Allen and I debated a whole host of issues and if you missed the event you can catch a recording here: [link
Transform YouTube into an ACTIVE learning tool for your students
DECEMBER 16, 2010
tried a few of their questions while wearing my student hat and the logical branching system coupled with the videos really makes the learning active and fun. Nina Arjarasumpun, from Knewton Inc. , was kind enough to write me an email out of the blue earlier this week. She likened their work to the classic ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ books that are popular with kids. It’s awesome. Very cool!
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
elements including a game-like interface or learning games, leaderboards, prizes and incentives, team activities and social elements. When the LMS isn’t Enough How to Turbocharge Your LMS and Improve. Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. The LMS is running out of gas.3 The LMS doesn’t have enough horse power.4 Turbocharge your LMS.6 expectations.
Are Your Training Efforts Merely Activity?
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Training activity can be mistaken for value, and effort for impact. Read on for tactics to ensure that your efforts are mission focused and not merely activity Much of what learning professionals do does not contribute directly to business or mission value.
Why you want to put the activity first
AUGUST 19, 2013
The material feels like a stream of activities, not pages of information followed by one lonely memory check. Have you had any success designing material that puts the activities first? Let’s say we’re designing a course that will help widget sales people overcome buyers’ objections. How do you think most training designers would approach this?
Activating Raptivity in Online and Offline mode
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
As a part of our ongoing efforts to help our customers, we have come up with some simple ‘How To’ videos for all our users who have purchased Raptivity recently and need to activate it. The videos take you through [.]. rapid learning raptivity Videos
Activity Ideas for Your Professional E-book: Reflections
Oh That Rachel
MAY 26, 2015
Why not try adding in a few activities? This article is the first in my series about activity […] Continue Reading. The post Activity Ideas for Your Professional E-book: Reflections appeared first on Oh That Rachel. Activities E-Books activities readersYou’ve written your e-book, but perhaps you want to make it extra impactful for your readers.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
their activities to systematically generate those. activities”. in a list of activities You will work through a. activities, as well as content-delivery. activities, as well as. guide participants through activities that go. activities. manage the required activities. the market has gone through the roof. We now. learning nuggets. Right?
How to Encourage Physical Activity as Part of a Learning Strategy
OCTOBER 25, 2012
As if dying weren’t motivation enough, research continues to indicate that physical activity improves brain health and ability to learn. According The bottom line is that our days should be filled with non-seated physical activity. Here are some ideas on designing learning that encourages activity other than sitting: Have you organized a full day, on site workshop?
Promote Active Learning through Games
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
My Session at the ASAE Healthcare Associations Conference 2012 I have had the pleasure of attending ASAE conferences in the past, but my first visit to the Healthcare Associations Conference will take place this week. Attracting around 200 attendees from the Healthcare Association realm, I am especially excited to not only connect and learn from [.]. eLearning