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What Is Agile Learning Design?

Bottom-Line Performance

If you’re in the learning design business or working with game based learning , then you’ve probably come across the term “Agile” a lot recently, so we’re going to try and make sense of it. Agile is a fresh approach to learning design that takes the ADDIE model to a new level. So let’s dive in and learn about Agile Learning Design.

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Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development

Challenge to Learn

I love agile development. You can apply the lessons learned from agile software development to eLearning development as well. This post contains some simple tips that you can apply to eLearning development. For me one of the biggest benefits of agile development is that you involve your client in the development process, that is what makes the biggest difference.

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Agile?

Clark Quinn

Last Friday’s #GuildChat was on Agile Development. Fast forward a couple of decades, and the Agile Manifesto puts a stake in the ground for software engineering. Michael Allen was enthused enough to use it as a spark that led to the Serious eLearning Manifesto. Whether it’s Allen’s SAM or Ger Driesen’s Agile Learning Manifesto , we’re seeing a call for rethinking the old waterfall model of design. The topic is interesting to me, because like with Design Thinking , it seems like well-known practices with a new branding. design strateg

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5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development

Challenge to Learn

I write and present on agile e-learning development since 2011. 5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development. If you want to know more on agile, check out my links at the bottom of the post. Create an agile e-learning customer. Include agile best practices. Create an agile culture. Create an agile e-learning customer. Agile.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  foundational content from OTS elearning and additional training that speaks specifically to. Unlike “checkbox” elearning content, people actually enjoy the quick, focused and fun. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. of learners.

Are You AGILE?

JPL Learning

Today, training and development professionals must deliver faster, more flexible customized learning solutions, and ultimately, be more agile instructional designers. That’s why we’ve been incorporating an AGILE approach to instructional design. AGILE is one of the latest instructional design trends developed by Conrad Gottfredson. Let’s take a look: A lign – This is my favorite step of AGILE Instructional Design. G et Set – This is the phase where AGILE’s systematic traits begin to shine. The post Are You AGILE? eLearning AGILE

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ELC 037: Applying Agile Principles To eLearning Projects

The eLearning Coach

Agile principles call for iterative and incremental development that improves as a project advances. In this session, I speak with Megan Torrance about Agile project management for eLearning design and development. In this session, I speak with Megan Torrance about Agile project management for eLearning design and development.

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Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution

Challenge to Learn

When using an agile approach there is a different way of making estimations, you don’t calculate hours but use story-points. eLearning. This method of planning and execution can be used for eLearning development without any changes and I promise you it will be a huge difference. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map. First estimation.

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Agile Instructional Design

B Online Learning

At the recent DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas, I attended a presentation on agile instructional design by Megan Torrance. During this presentation she discussed agile instructional design models such as SAM (Successive Approximation Model) and LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Methods Approach). I’m still new to the LLAMA model but Torrence describes it as: “The […].

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

don’t want to learn from formal elearning. RELEVANTPROGRESS OVER PERFECTION SIMPLE, SMALL, AGILE AND FAST L&D IS TAKING TOO LONG TO BUFFER FROM COURSES TO RESOURCES Learning at the time and place of need Going mobile BYOD LEARNER-DRIVEN MAKING PROGRESS. of learning are simple, small, agile and. processes to become more agile. included game-based elearning. about.

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. It turns out the book is nonfiction business book about applying Lean and Agile principles to the development of learning-related projects. The book is a direct translation of Lean-Agile principles into the training domain.

Embracing The AGILE Method For Great eLearning Results

eFront

Agile learning design isn’t really a new phenomenon. Athletes, savvy entrepreneurs and hard-nosed businesspeople have known for decades that being agile in the face of tough competition is the key to success. When it comes to the Agile eLearning development, however, those five letters – A.G.I.L.E. What is Agile Learning? Making Agile Work in Organizations.

Which came first: Agile or Culture?

Torrance Learning

We get asked the proverbial chicken and egg question a lot: which came first our LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) project management or our communicative, accommodating culture? Agile is about more than just project management; it’s a way of perceiving success, communicating and prioritizing the most important work. In other words, Agile is embedded in the culture.

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Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. The difference between a classic waterfall approach and an agile one is way more than applying a different set of tools and techniques, it is a different state of mind. For me his theory describes the very essence of management but it also applies to an agile approach.

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Agile Bay Area #LNDMeetup Mindmap

Clark Quinn

I’ve been interested in process , so I attended this month’s Bay Area Learning Design Meetup that showcased LinkedIn’s work on Agile using Scrum for learning design. When I asked about scope, they said that they’ve found they can do about 100 story points (which are empirical) in a sprint, and they may distribute that across some elearning, some job aids, whatever.

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Book review: Leaving ADDIE for SAM: will agile eLearning development become mainstream?

Challenge to Learn

I believe that an agile approach will bring a lot of benefits to e-Learning development. I’m interested in agile development because we develop the easygenerator software in an agile way. Michael and Richard present us an agile alternative for ADDIE: SAM (Successive Approximation Model). A concept that will help you to become more agile in your design process.

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ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile

Integrated Learnings

This enables ADDIE to be more Agile. And that's why the Agile method is so appealing. A circular ADDIE model meshes well with the rapid Agile development techniques so popular in software development today. The focus of an Agile effort is to keep satisfying needs on an iterative basis. You'll be implementing evolving rapid eLearning. By Jay Lambert. etc.).

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They Say, “Be Agile”. What Does that Really Mean?

Mindflash

It’s more-than-popular to talk about “Agility” in business lately. But what does “being Agile” really mean? And, if you’re not a software developer, what does it mean to “borrow concepts from Agile software development”? There is no one specific way to be Agile. 2 The 12 Principles of Agile Software Development. After all, we are talking about being Agile here.

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Agile eLearning development (6): Recap

Challenge to Learn

Over the past weeks I have written a series of blog post on agile eLearning development. A must read for anyone involved in eLearning development. Part of the growing up from eLearning is that it becomes part of the business and therefore must contribute to the business goals. A successful implementation of an agile method requires a certain culture. Culture.

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How eLearning Transforms Your Pharma Sales Reps Into Agile Sellers

CommLab India

Are your reps agile sellers? Agile selling is to absorb new information and acquire new skills swiftly so that better business outcomes can be churned out faster.In How Does E-learning Support Agile Selling? It is common knowledge that the product-selling approach has moved on and given space to agile selling. eLearning Design eLearning courses2] Gartner.

ADDIE or Agile? A false dichotomy

Torrance Learning

There’s a lot of buzz these days about whether we should abandon the training industry’s go-to model, ADDIE, for an Agile approach. A disclaimer: we’re all about Agile, or rather, LLAMA – the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach – here at TorranceLearning. One of the core tenets of an Agile approach is iterative development. With Agile, the iterations are much smaller, allowing the project team to get experience and feedback with a working product much earlier in the process, and without necessarily increasing the length of the project timeline.

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Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map

Challenge to Learn

This is a first post in a series of post on Agile eLearning development. I do believe that agile software development can offer us even more very practical ‘best practices’ that we can apply to eLearning. Michael told me that he is working on a new book on agile project management, that will also address this. eLearning role. eLearning. Market.

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ADDIE vs AGILE: How to set up a fast and effective eLearning production process

LearnUpon

Here are two proven production models that you should consider when developing eLearning. The ADDIE model for eLearning. During the development phase , the outlines determined during design are storyboarded, media assets are developed, and eLearning content is built. AGILE development for eLearning production. The typical AGILE process runs like this.

Day one: My agile eLearning development presentation from #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

We launched our new free eLearning software and our booth had so many visitors that I haven’t been able to attend a single session at the conference, no sessions reports from me this time. So for day one I will limit myself to my presentation on agile eLearning development. We launched it successfully, you can check this new eLearning software out by yourself. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map. Agile eLearning development (2): Culture. Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution.

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Agile: An incredibly freeing way to work

Torrance Learning

At a recent conference session on using Agile project methods for elearning (what we call LLAMA) , an interesting question came up. With Agile-based methods – including the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach, or LLAMA for learning – the project manager is not making the plan. Not exactly what’s going on with an Agile team, though. Agile teams have a project leader. The leader’s job is to facilitate the planning and rituals of the Agile approach, keep track of key details and help navigate roadblocks to progress. elearning LLAMA News

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Better eLearning: Agile, LLAMA, and Lean by Megan Torrance

Learning Solutions Magazine

Agile project management and lean manufacturing influence many activities today. LLAMA (lot like agile. eLearning. methods approach) applies those two processes and instructional-design best practices to deliver effective. At the Learning Solutions 2014 Conference, we crowd-sourced ways to reduce waste in. instructional design, and we present the results of that work here. Design Strategies Instructional Design Management Professional Development Project Management

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Agile eLearning development (5): Chatty Kidz

Challenge to Learn

One of the people who responded to my posts on agile development is Ken Taggert , He is developing an Ipad app (Chatty Kidz) which combines video conferencing with educational activities for kids. He shared his experiences on agile development with me and I thought that that would add to my story, so here it is. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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Why Learning Agility Might Be The Most Important Skill For Business Leaders To Hone

eLearningMind

Today, we call that ability to learn and grow quickly “learning agility,” and it’s a characteristic of some of the greatest minds of our generation. There’s an obvious delineation between agile learners and the complacent, but is learning agility a skill that can be taught within your organization? With the right environment and examples, entire organizations can be taught to become more agile and less married to their current ideas. By welcoming new ideas and inviting employees to question the status quo, you give agile learners the ability to be heard.

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6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development

PulseLearning

Agile is a project management methodology used predominately in the software development industry. In recent times, Agile has been adopted by eLearning production teams due to its elastic nature, which allows the development process to respond flexibly to changing client needs. The post 6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development appeared first on PulseLearning.

What Does It Mean to Be Agile? by Megan Torrance

Learning Solutions Magazine

Agile project management is an approach for managing a creative project process, where team members. Here are the hallmarks of the agile process, and a way to begin learning how (and why) to put this effective, fluid approach to work for your eLearning. accept and expect change throughout the life of the project. development projects. Management Professional Development Project Management

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Agile eLearning development (3): Best practices, Demo’s, user stories and backlog

Challenge to Learn

In the previous post on agile eLearning development I wrote about culture. Agile development offers a range of best practices that are relatively easy to implement. Agile development works in short sprints (one or 2 weeks). You don’t have to implement an agile process to do this. The heart of agile development is formed by the user stories.

An Agile Year in Review

Torrance Learning

2014 was a big year for us in our Agile journey. A Quick Guide to LLAMA: Agile Project Management for Learning. Some of it is Agile-specific. That’s what you can expect as you implement LLAMA or any of the Agile project management approaches. What Does It Mean to Be Agile? . Reconciling ADDIE and Agile . Better eLearning: Agile, LLAMA, and Lean .

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Why Your Learners' Agility Is More Important Than Your Own by Noel Wurst

Learning Solutions Magazine

The agile manifesto, compiled more than 15 years ago, is hardly out of date today in its principles or core tenets. But there is another side to agility—the agility of your learners and customers. Here are some insights that may lead you not only to adopting agile development in eLearning, but also to reframing whose agility should be your focus. Design Strategies Development Strategies Project Management

10 Ways ELearning Maximizes ROI

Origin Learning

With an agile workforce comes greater customer satisfaction. E-Learning 10 Ways ELearning Maximizes ROI Delivers Personalized learning ELearning Maximizes ROI elearning Minimizes the time away from the job elearning Saves Money elearning Saves Time Highly Flexible elearning Maximizes ROI Ways to Maximizes ROI in elearning Circa 2015. Email *.

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eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Previously we dug into the alphabet soup of eLearning terms and acronyms. AGILE- AGILE is the counter method to sequential processes like ADDIE. The post eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms appeared first on Knowledge Direct. But you weren’t full. You asked for seconds. So, here are some of the additional terms you wanted to defined. Do (run experiment).

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

Challenge to Learn

I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. My recap of the whole conference is summarized in the title. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this. The tools are not really in place and the IT department is not helping.