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.
Maximizing Blended Learning
MARCH 2, 2016
Blended learning is the future of training. InSync Training President Jennifer Hofmann believes in the value of this approach. Maximizing Blended Learning by Choosing the Right Tools , about how to maximize the effectiveness of blended learning by using the right tools. Blended learning BYTE
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
Blended Learning: Different combinations that work
MARCH 13, 2014
Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name. blended learning program is one that utilizes more than one mode of learning delivery –for a personalized and impactful learning experience. successful blend is one which captures the learning objectives and is delivered within the available infrastructure.
Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI
Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. And even if training evaluation is undertaken, it is usually at the easiest and lowest level: the. Reactions to a learning. for businesses and training organizations. Training Evaluation Process. But because.
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.
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 […].
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 […].
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
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.
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.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
in learning and development and 1,600 learners. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. many years: that people learn and retain more. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Moreover, accessibility to digital learning and. 70:20:10 learning model. The Corporate eLearning. learning.
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.
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.
6 Blended Learning Models [INFOGRAPHIC]
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
Today it is not uncommon to see a blended learning approach with elearning, especially in the academic setting. For those of you who are unfamiliar, blended learning is an approach that uses both live instructors and elearning to deliver content. Self-Blend. blended learning elearning Rotation. Online Lab. Online Driver.
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.
Types of Blended Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]
APRIL 16, 2013
Many organizations are realizing the inherent benefits of utilizing a robust blended learning approach to their learning initiatives, in fact, by 2019, 50% of all high school courses will be delivered online. But what exactly is blended learning? Blended learning can take a variety of shapes, but it is often unfairly defined vary narrowly.
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.
Blended Learning & Your Corporate Learning Strategy [Free Download]
MARCH 1, 2016
Blended learning is a fairly new term for corporate learning professionals. We’ve talked to a large number of heads of talent, HR leaders and learning professionals that have heard the term ‘blended learning’ tossed around here and there, but still find it a little vague. What is blended learning?
From eLearning to bLearning – The Future of Blended Learning in Corporate Training
JULY 17, 2014
She checks her mail while waiting to board her flight at the airport, and comes across an introductory video link to a training session that is going to be conducted later in the day. Blended Learning The future of Blended Learning Consider this scenario: a sales manager is returning from a client meeting. She has nothing else to do, so she takes […].
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?
Why Blended Learning Works
JANUARY 21, 2015
Nearly every classroom today has some form of blended learning opportunity. Universities have learning management systems in place so that students can access course content, participate in discussions, and perform various class activities outside of the classroom. Blended learning is even taking place in schools for adolescents with online segments and assignments.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
1 kineo.com email@example.com 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. learning nuggets. eLearning has a bad. or “very ready” in learning and development in. Learning. information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not. We now.
6 Blended Learning Success Tips
JUNE 18, 2015
Blended learning is quite effective across a variety of contexts. Schools use it for their students, and companies leverage it during formal training initiatives. The goal of blended learning is simple: expose learners to content across a variety of channels, primarily in-person and digitally. Tips For Successful Blended Learning. 1.
5 Critical Needs Met By Blended Learning
MARCH 23, 2015
As is often on this site, I have written about the benefits of using a blended learning approach when delivering course content. While it is quite apparent that blended learning initiatives work (when implemented correctly), perhaps you are curious as to why they are so effective? In short, these moments are: Learning content for the first time (new).
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.
Blended Learning? Start Here First
APRIL 8, 2014
If you have ever considered implementing a blended learning approach to your live training or classrooms, then you are well aware of the benefits it can bring to learning. That said, you are likely also aware that there are a slew of tool, tips, and technology platforms out there, all of which are claiming to be the best thing for your blended learning program.
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. Introducing the Axonify Continuous Learning Model.8 Over the past decade, most organizations have invested in Learning Management Systems. LMSs), and with good reason: LMSs can save as much as 50% on training costs, and can. Employees aren’t learning more. level.
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.
5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. Thus, if you are training people, you are no longer limited to using a mobile device with a camera, nor having to rely on geolocation – a big win. For the mobile learning space – it is a necessity. Social Learning. Mobile Learning.
Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3
APRIL 4, 2016
Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3. You could even say this was a nice micro-learning type segment. From there you need to develop your sub main points or chapters, and create your learning content for each of those sub main points. You do not need to be a Steven Spielberg clone to make a great video for your e-learning content. Competency.
11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training
AUGUST 7, 2015
The beauty of the blended learning experience lies in the fact that you get all the benefits of technology, without having to sacrifice that all-important human element. Your learners have the opportunity to access online resources whenever, wherever to enrich their eLearning experience, but still have the support and feedback they need from face-to-face instruction.
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.
Organizational Blended Learning – Five Common Challenges and Solutions
JULY 16, 2015
Over the last decade, technology-aided learning is being adopted for corporate learning for different learning needs and varying audiences. Gone are the days when training would be limited by distance and cost. Employees can now avail multiple learning modules every day to enhance their learning. contact-form-7]. Learning
Driving Performance with Extended Blend
Living in Learning
JUNE 29, 2015
Focusing on a new ground zero - If we hope to move beyond potential, we must move beyond where we create it – during training events – whether the event is an exotic blend of ILT/web-based; delivered in a virtual synchronous venue; detached from linearity via the use of MOOCs; or pushed out to mobile devices; or shrunken in size to form micro-learning or bursted in small learning chunks; or whatever other label we attach to it. Whatever flavor of the day training may take; it’s still training.
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?
HR and E-Learning
JUNE 5, 2015
“What is this e-learning thing?” ” “Someone in HR has to be on the committee” “As the XX (senior exec) of HR, I must have final say for XXX (whatever e-learning item or items) since it will impact employees” “I’ll just sign it” (and the contract is not itemized). And what are the challenges that face HR and/or HRIS when it comes to e-learning. Being unfamiliar with LMS/Learning Platforms and selecting the most well known. Compliance Training. But covering your bases. The result?
Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 1
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 1. Maximizing retention in e-learning is no different. In part 1 of this series we are going to focus on the groundwork. Ask yourself these questions: Has training been part of my company culture? When I do setup training classes do I have a reasonable amount of buy in to the concept?
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
5 Must-Read Blended Learning Articles
MARCH 15, 2015
In recent years it has been found that utilizing blended learning across a variety of contexts has proven to be a successful approach for teaching and training content. Companies use it to train their employees while classrooms implement a blended learning approach to encourage students to think about content in a variety of ways. Blended learning leverages both in-person instruction and elearning for conveying key concepts. Perhaps you have heard of blended learning but you are not very familiar with it, or its benefits.
Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning
MAY 28, 2015
What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning? Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). There are many different types of eLearning, so it isn’t surprising that they can be divided into categories. Asynchronous refers to eLearning offerings you take on your own. Blended. Asynchronous/ Self-Paced.
6 Key Blended Learning Benefits For Corporate Training
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
In this article I will share 6 key benefits that blended learning can offer your corporate training. Key Benefits Blended Learning Can Offer Corporate Training “To blend, or not to blend?” – is this your question? Or, perhaps, you ask it this way, “what training strategy is the most effective for our business needs?”
Blended Learning - The Learners' Point of View
APRIL 8, 2015
This post was originally written by Sunder Ramachandran on his blog Learning Experiments. Blended Learning is a hot topic of discussion in the L&D community. Implementing a blended learning strategy is a mandate that most training managers in 2015 carry. Jane Hart of C4LPT recently surveyed 750 L&D professionals on ‘What blended learning means’?
Blended learning report shows where work needs to be done
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 23, 2013
It''s not often that anyone researches blended learning. After all, blending is not remotely sexy, even though it now seems to be the strategy of choice for most employers around the world. Blended Learning: Current Use, Challenges and Best Practices summarises the responses from more than a hundred different organisations. different ingredients per blend.
Blended Learning Key Considerations
AUGUST 12, 2015
Blended learning is everywhere, so much so that many people don’t even realize that they are taking part in blended learning programs. By definition, a blended learning program is learning that mixes both traditional in-person training along with some digital components. Blended learning coincides with how we live our everyday lives.