Unshrouding the Mystery of Blended Learning
AUGUST 3, 2015
For many, blended learning is still a muddled concept. One may be basking away in the glory of facilitating learning via all sorts of devices – PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones, thinking that blended learning is ‘mission accomplished’. Sorry to burst the bubble, but that is NOT blended learning. to create a unique learning path of each learner.
The Neuroscience of How E-Learning Blends Into Our Brain
DECEMBER 16, 2016
There is a reason why 77 percent of American companies offer online corporate training to improve the job skills and professional development of their employees. employees elearning self-paced learning employee engagement
Blended Learning Outperforms Non-Blended Classrooms
OCTOBER 9, 2015
The recent report, 2013-2014 Results—Personalized Learning Drives Student Achievement , summarizes some pretty extraordinary results highlighting the success of blended learning classrooms compared to non-blended classrooms. For those of you who do not know what blended learning is, here’s a brief overview. education technology eLearning
Who is the Blended Learner?
B Online Learning
APRIL 10, 2016
This is the second blog in a series that looks at the learning principles behind blended learning, the needs of the audience and how these are determined, the technologies available and combining all these aspects together. The needs of the learner are paramount when developing a single course, an entire curriculum or a blended training program, as […].
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
And for good reason as it has many advantages: It offers a breadth of course topics, relevant to many, and readily available. 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. OTS courseware relieves overburdened trainers and human resource managers of. Teams who learn. capital.
E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2015
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Here we go again with another round of awesome PD opportunities for e-learning professionals in the land down under! While not all of these conferences focus purely on e-learning, the observant among us will discover components of interest. The Future of Learning in Higher Education Summit. The Learning Assembly Australia. Learning Cafe Unconference.
Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
AUGUST 28, 2015
Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. 1. Rigorous Learning Objectives and Expectations. 5. Adherence to Adult Learning Theory. 6. link].
Why Blended Learning is Effective
OCTOBER 27, 2015
On October 29th, Lambda is hosting a webinar on the Top Moodle Plugins for Blended Learning Strategies. Blended learning is an emerging approach to education that “blends” traditional teaching methods with technology and virtual learning environments. Moodle plugins blended learning
Designing Your Personal Learning Path: A Blended Learning Approach
JANUARY 6, 2017
When we talk about the modern learning experience it’s important to rem ember that we are all modern learners. It’s easy to lose sight of that fact when we spend our days designing learning experiences for others. You have a choice in how you learn, just like the learners you're developing and designing training content for.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. Isn’t there a lot of training out their. learning-doing gap. training content available but, the vast majority are frustrated by. the lack of transfer back to the job after participating in training. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. KnowledgeAdvisors (2015) reports that “41% of training.
Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve
JUNE 25, 2013
“We can’t keep thinking of training as a one-time event.” ” That sums up the philosophy behind blended learning and the majority of mobile learning being implemented today—and it couldn’t be more true. There are plenty of objections to mobile learning, and actual uptake is still much less than the marketing hype would have us think.
Overcome Your Blended Learning Phobia
JANUARY 30, 2017
Blended learning programs can be a beautiful thing. Bring learning opportunities to their desks in the form of short videos, quick reference guides, and fun simulations. Mix learning content together to create interactive training programs. Your organization may expect learning to take place in person. Blended learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs
What Makes Blended Learning Work
B Online Learning
MARCH 9, 2016
This blog series looks at the learning principles behind blended learning, the needs of the audience and how these are determined, the technologies available and combining all these aspects together. The term blended learning has been bandied about for just about as long as I can remember during my 20 odd years in the training and […].
Blended Learning: Maximize Training Effectiveness [Video]
JULY 11, 2016
To ensure employees have the skills and knowledge to meet their organizational goals, an organization must train them. For this, many organizations are successfully implementing Instructor Led Training (ILT) solutions. Probably not.Then how can you derive expected results out of your training? Well by adapting blended learning. eLearning Design Blended Learning
A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]
The typical manager training. THE APPROACH Help your managers take responsibility for bridging their learning-doing gap and so. learning and knowledge activities. can understand their current performance, what their team members seek, learning, and. LEARN 6. Prepare yourself, practice, and reflect on the lessons you’ve learned. A DEVELOPMENT JOURNEY TO.
E-Learning events in Australia in 2014
JANUARY 13, 2014
Australian eLearning Congress. Learning Cafe Unconference. • More info: Learning Cafe. The Future of Learning Conference. Blended Learning Conference. • More info: Liquid Learning. Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference. SimTecT2014 – Asia-Pacific Simulation Training Conference. • Where: Melbourne.
70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend
Performance Learning Productivity
MAY 5, 2015
The term ‘blended learning’ first appeared in the late-1990s when web-based learning solutions started to become more widely used and were integrated on one way or another with face-to-face methods. Of course the ‘blending’ concept has been around for much longer than the past few years. In terms of new delivery approaches, blending offers up new horizons.
3 Best Ways to Blend ILT with E-learning [Infographic]
JULY 15, 2016
Organizations are spending a lot of money on training. But, in a rapidly changing business environment, Instructor-led Training (ILT) and e-learning separately may not satisfy the intricate learning needs of organizations. So to improve business performance, you need to blend classroom training with the digital training medium.
How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. decade ago, there was a tug of war for the online and the traditional learning. The tussle continues even to this day with the learning modalities of both online and traditional learning overlapping in terms of treatment, elements, and components.
Inspiring E-Learning Quotes from the Great Masters
NOVEMBER 9, 2014
THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? If you had been following us, you would already know that it’s almost a year since we started publishing our Crystal Balling interview series with some of the great masters in the e-learning industry. This campaign that we launched on 15th November 2013 was the culmination of our die-hard commitment to promote ‘good learning’.
2017: The Year of Blended Learning, Emerging EdTech, & Modern Design
JANUARY 2, 2017
Learning technologies (EdTech), communities of practice, lifelong learning, and the myriad other great concepts we’ve been hearing about for the last two decades. Blended learning Virtual Classroom Modern Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning BlogsWelcome to 2017, the year when it all comes together.
E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2017
JANUARY 9, 2017
Sydney is evidently the place to be for e-learning pro’s who are keen to develop their knowledge and skills this year. If you are after workshops, webinars, or other PD offerings that don’t quite fit the definition of “conference”, may I refer you to the Australian Institute of Training and Development. Learning Cafe UnConference. iDESIGNX.
Blended Learning Success Tips
APRIL 6, 2015
Blended learning can be extremely effective when implemented properly. Problem is, sometimes the full potential of blended learning isn’t always realized. The good news is that just because your blended learning program isn’t performing as expected, it doesn’t mean all is lost! blended learning Tip #1: Implement Variety.
Blended Learning – Different Strategies That Work For Varying Learner Needs
JANUARY 19, 2017
For all L&D managers in the corporate world, delivering successful training within available time and resources is a continuing challenge. Presenting information to learning in the right way can be the key to achieving learning outcomes. Today, one of the most popular one is using blended learning ideas. Blended Learning for Text-Heavy courses.
Tips For Blended Learning Success In The World Of Corporate Training
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
Though traditionally, classroom-based instructor-led trainings have been the chosen route for corporate learning, the limitations of only classroom approach are now becoming increasingly evident, especially in the modern technology-enhanced scenario. Learners do not have the time or inclination to always travel or convene for training sessions. Learning Blended Learning
Blended Learning Becoming Standard
APRIL 21, 2014
Blended learning is on the rise, at least that is what the reports tell us. The use of mobile technology in nearly every facet of life today makes blended learning a natural choice. The increased usage of mobile devices and elearning tools in our daily lives is certainly a contributing factor to the rise in popularity of blended learning. Blackboard.
Resources for Blended Learning Instructional Design
AUGUST 15, 2014
As new technologies, like the virtual classroom, eLearning, and social media, are introduced, we continue to play it safe by trying to make these technology experiences replicate the classroom. Blended learning Flipped Classroom As instructional designers we are constantly being bombarded with new technologies and new trends.
How Is Designing Modern Blended Learning Different? HINT: Creativity
JANUARY 4, 2017
Blended learning Instructional Design 50 Modern Blended Learning BlogsWhen I was a kid, I designed what I thought was the world’s coolest car. designed it with retractable wings so we could fly out of heavy traffic. It had big fat rubber tires in case I was challenged to a race. Why not? As I got older, my vision of the coolest car changed.
Five Trends Driving Blended Learning
MAY 28, 2014
With social media, virtual classrooms, mobile learning, BYOD, and more, we are being asked to create blended learning that takes advantage of all the future has to offer. Blended learning But which of these are a fad, and which are here for the long-run? And what are the drivers that make them happen?
3 Quick Tips to Blend ILT with E-learning
JUNE 27, 2016
ILT (Instructor-led Training) or e-learning programs by themselves may not be sufficient to meet the intricate learning needs of organizations today. As an organization, are you still using the classroom to train your employees? If so, you can blend your classroom training with e-learning to reap more benefits. Move assessments online.
Designing Blended Learning with Bloom's Digital Taxonomy
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
This seems to be the perception as the use of various learning technologies becomes commonplace in training departments. For example: Do you believe that a two-day project management program can be delivered as a four-hour virtual training class? Can a four-hour sales training session that is usually held face-to-face be delivered in a dozen 20-minute self-paced e-learning chunks? Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Blended learning EdTech Can any ol’ content be taught using any ol’ technology? But, is it really true? Me neither.
Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom: What’s the Difference?!
MAY 11, 2016
Learnkit has published content about Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom but our subscribers have consistently asked: What’s the difference? There are a number of articles explaining each learning methodology but it’s tough to find anything that clearly explains the difference between the two and when to use one over the other. What is Blended Learning?
Modern Learning Made Easy: Announcing The Blended Learning Hub
JANUARY 25, 2017
Navigating the modern learning landscape is an overwhelming endeavor. So InSync Training created one. We proudly announce the Blended Learning Hub: an innovative makerspace designed specially for training and learning professionals. Blended learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs Blended Learning Hub
Check Out This Gamified E-Learning Example
AUGUST 2, 2016
They were showcasing a nice gamified course they built as part of the training program for facility management. They used a lot of the core building blocks for interactive elearning. The course is part of a blended program where it’s combined with live facilitated training. Check Gamified E-Learning Example. Key Points of Gamified E-Learning Example.
Virtually There: Virtual Classrooms, Blended Learning, Microlearning.
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
The modern workplace learning environment is about creating experiences that are richly authentic and deliver content to learners in the right place—classroom, desktop computer, mobile device, or on the job—at the right time—formally scheduled or on-demand. (On-demand as a concept also has evolved. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Blended learning
Can I Get a Copy of the Slides? The Case for Blended Training
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Don't miss his BYTE session, Reversing 200 Years in the Wrong Direction with Blended Training , on February 28, 2017. One person in a training program, or worse still, that couldn’t make it to the program, that asks, “Can I get a copy of the slides?" I am on a personal mission to never hear anyone ask for a copy of the slides again. Blended learning BYTE