How Writing a Learning Journal Can Increase Critical Thinking Skills
JUNE 6, 2013
Keeping and contributing regularly to a personal learning journal can be an effective way to encourage reflection and develop critical thinking skills. Mark Third, it isn’t just that writing a journal stimulates thought — it allows us to look at ourselves, our feelings, and our actions in a different way. Upload the journal template and make it available to learners. 3.
COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 2
JANUARY 17, 2017
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Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings
JULY 16, 2013
Oh, here is my latest directory of LMSs. #10 – Meridian - Despite a web site that should be kicked into outer space (hello, update?), the system itself has a lot to offer. I see it as a platform that could easily be for 1,500 and up users, although it may sit better at 5,000+. Still this is a very nice system and one that I had fun in playing around. Minor tweaks still needed.
Is the ivory tower crumbling?
Learning with e's
JULY 13, 2015
In yesterday's post entitled ' Open or shut ', I wrote about a rise in the number of academics who are turning their back on traditional research publications such as closed journals, in favour of more open, accessible outputs such as blogs and open access journals. We suspect that an average paper in a peer-reviewed journal is read completely at most by no more than 10 people.
Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming
OCTOBER 26, 2011
And while it’s never a good idea to do something just because others are doing so (I hear my mom yelling at me “if your friends jumped off a cliff would you do that too?”), the Wall Street Journal recently posted an interesting article detailing how the “big boys” are utilizing games these days. Gaming Theory Gamification Learning Circuits Blog Wall Street Journal
The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses
MAY 19, 2015
It is a very exciting time for online course developers as upgrades, new devices, new software, apps, and WiFi hotspots can now break course design out the legacy learning management system box. Many current enterprise learning management systems can be viewed on a mobile device, however learners are not accessing courses this way. Guest post by Marie S. Lewandowski. Marie is a Sr.
5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning
AUGUST 12, 2014
According to a journal published by the McKinsey Global Institute, it took commercial television 13 years to reach 50 million households worldwide. Learning Management System can now connect directly to social media – to offer learners the opportunity to reach out to peers or experts and open the avenues of collaboration. Advanced Analytics. The Power of Service.
How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Can your badge be exported to other open online badging systems? We will be exhibiting at Booth #615 and displaying the latest social learning and digital badge features of our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System. This article was written by James Sheil , Lead UX and Design Architect, WBT Systems. American Journal of Evaluation, 36(2), 151-163. Figure 1.
Absorb LMS Named One of the 99 Top Tools for Online Teaching
MAY 30, 2013
Learning Management Systems. Journals & Blogs. Top5OnlineColleges.org , a research and advisory services site focused on learning and development in the online higher education world, has just named Absorb LMS one of the 99 Top Tools for Online Teaching. This list includes resources in the following three categories: Teaching Tools & Technologies.
What Happens in a Story…Happens in Your Brain
JANUARY 8, 2015
Research reported in the journal Psychological Science—a peer reviewed monthly journal and the highest ranked empirical journal in psychology—indicates that reading stories activates neural presentations of visual and motor experiences. Here we present functional neuroimaging evidence that neural systems track changes in the situation described by a story. Citation.
What consumers want in a LMS – can you say WOW?
JULY 2, 2012
Perhaps the biggest challenge facing the industry is the lack of WOW despite consumers repeatedly asking for it. In the last several weeks, I have had consumer clients tell me that they are seeking a system that has such a factor. Whether they are using their system for employees, B2B market or a combination of both, this is becoming the standard rather than the secondary. This lack of WOW equally hurts in the demo. I don’t care how awesome your system is, if you show a vanilla demo and tell folks well it can look like this or that, folks just won’t see it as that.
3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning
JUNE 14, 2016
In this modern world of ‘information at your fingertips’, how can your Learning Management System (LMS) help you to incorporate reflective learning in your education programs? Regular Journaling. One of the most common forms of individual reflection is to keep a learning log, journal or diary. Ways to Facilitate Reflective Learning with your LMS. Assessment and Surveys.
Using an LMS to Enhance Marketing and Increase Sales
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
As a Learning Management System provider, we assume that our customers are in the business of selling courses. With Your learning management system and/or eCommerce platform plays a valuable role. If they login to take a course, they should be suggested a related webinar recording or recent journal article. Below are some features to look for to get you started. Course Reviews.
LearnDash Spotlight: Small Business Doer
SEPTEMBER 8, 2013
The whole site started off as a live journal for my business plan where I posted my entire plan online and updated it once a month. It was exactly what I needed; a learning management system that worked with my existing wordpress site. LearnDash Spotlight learning management system lms WordPress What is Small Business Doer and how did it start?
Physicians Resist CDSSs
JUNE 11, 2008
Thus a large number of articles in medical journals are dedicated to the subject. In the Middle of the Curve: Archive of EHR / EMR Posts Second, one of the newest medical innovations out there are CDSS (Clinical Decision Support Systems) in training we'd call them Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSS). Same concept, the system provides the doctor with information he or she needs to make decisions on how to treat a specific patient. 2000 in article titled "Who is Afraid of the System? Doctors' Attitude Towards Diagnostic Systems".
Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Up next, we explain how your learning management system or learning portal can be employed to manage new knowledge for new hires so that it is available when needed. learning portal or a learning management system needs to emphasize knowledge management. All possible issues need to be documented within the discussion area of the learning management system, TalentLMS in our case.
Active and Passive Learning in Organizations
The Peformance Improvement
APRIL 13, 2012
Internal job aids (to support use of systems, processes and activities). Logs, diaries, and journals (recording reflections and learning as it occurs). Simulation and debrief (group exercises to test assumptions, beliefs, and attitudes about processes and systems). Large-scale events (whole organization system change).
Will Millennials Make Great Trainers?
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
This generation grew up in a different educational system than their older peers. According to a Wall Street Journal article , workers aged 20 to 24 stayed in one job just less than 16 months. What’s in store for Learning and Development as Millennials take charge? We think of Millennials as the up-and-coming generation. But they’re already here.
The Forgotten Learners: 7 Tips for Engaging Generation X Through L&D
MARCH 23, 2016
So they’ll appreciate regular time to reflect on successes and failures. L&D professionals can help managers encourage post-mortem discussions and ask people to keep a private journal of reflections on each day. In fact, a study in the Journal of Vocational Behavior found that mentors enjoy greater job satisfaction and career success than non-mentors. Compared to 28% for Boomers.
Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
And in a journal article called “ Defining Mobile Learning , John Traxler posits an initial mobile learning definition as follows: “Mobile learning can perhaps be defined as ‘any educational provision where the sole or dominant technologies are handheld or palmtop devices.” Mobile learning seems to be creating a lot of excitement in the learning community these days. million in 2010.
6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Her system walks you through how to target real outcomes rather than transferring knowledge for knowledge sake. It can be supported via journals, group/individual coaching, mentors, ‘win/learn/change’ processes or elements of social learning. Here’s a quick recap for those just tuning in…. 70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. processes (six sigma, kaizen).
Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
AUGUST 28, 2015
Hollywood developed the “star system” primarily to put butts in the seats. Personal Learning Journal. Many of the activities require the help of technology like the Desire2Learn learning management system. Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program.
7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have
MARCH 17, 2016
Educational technology research journals are now rife with the mandatory technology skills trainers should have. In this article, we’ll share with you a list composed by leading educational technology journals. Look around you and into any education journal you may find. Ten years ago, Laura Turner in The Journal spoke about these skills. But some may be missing.
Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom
MARCH 19, 2015
Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (No 2005-004). Journal of Educational Psychology. A number of meta-analysis studies have been conducted in the field of game-based learning attempting to create generalizable findings that can be used to select and create meaningful educational and instructional game experiences. Embed the instructional game into the curriculum.
E-Learning Design Part 7: Models of Memory
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
What they referred to as ‘working memory’ consisted of three different systems designed to work together to store, process and filter information as indicated below: Research by Baddeley and Hitch (1976) indicates that the different systems can process information at the same time, but that one system can only deal with limited information at any given time. References. 1968).
Creative Employees Improve Customer Satisfaction
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
For the study, employees completed questionnaires on creativity-oriented high-performance work systems, need satisfaction, creative process engagement and demographics. Companies that want to improve their customer service levels may want to consider how well they’re investing in their employees’ creativity, suggests new research led by the University of East Anglia.
Brain Based Learning and Neuroscience – What the Research Says!
Will at Work Learning
JANUARY 5, 2016
After each question, I briefly state the correct answer and cite research from top-tiered scientific journals. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27 (5), 926-944. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 8 , 337-343. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 102 (2), 291-297. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25 (9), 1397-1405. Vendors sing praises to neuroscience. seconds.
Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
In addition, the expanding free access to open source journals and sources such as Wikipedia have fundamentally impacted how information is accessed. Human curation seems to work best when the amount of content reaches a critical mass where no one system or person can effectively manage it. But why? What’s happening in business, which makes some believe curation is a problem?
I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management
JANUARY 6, 2015
Knowledge management systems only manage documents, or knowledge artifacts. Such systems are woefully inadequate to meet our personal knowledge needs in this fast-paced network era. Social bookmarking sites, trade magazine articles, refereed journal articles, syndicated feeds, aggregation services, and a growing number of automated social tools can greatly simplify the process.
How to Help Your Managers Become Better Coaches
JUNE 14, 2016
You can find good coaching systems, such as the GROW model on line and then use work activities to practice specific skills. After the meeting, they can reflect on what they heard by writing in a journal or reviewing it with you. Help your managers become better coaches, even if you don’t have formal training. Many business leaders recognize the tangible benefits of coaching.
Talent management myths and facts
From the Coleface
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
The highest level of maturity entails fully integrated processes and systems used to make business decisions and talent management being business driven. Last Friday I went to an excellent session of the Trainers and Developers Network led by Catherine Shepherd. Here are my three main takeaways from the day. What is talent management? What’s the evidence? What next?
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
That was the main reason, I declared, that I resigned from my job as Co-editor of a major Taylor and Francis journal late last year. cited figures from two of my own papers, both published around the same time (in the slideset above) which showed the unacceptable editorial/review lead in times for many closed journals in comparison to open online journals. was my challenge.
The Secret to a Competent, Loyal Workforce
MAY 24, 2016
learning management system may be the best tool for this task. eLearning systems have built-in social learning features like realtime chat, user profiles, blogs, web conferencing, and social media outlets. Company leaders may want to test this theory by training their employees fully or partially through an eLearning system. Sadly, it happens all the time. Jeffrey A. topyx.com.
4 reasons to use Creative Commons
Learning with e's
MAY 16, 2016
Creative Commons (CC) is a copyright management system that goes a long way to addressing these issues. This is why I'm opposed to closed journals. In the social media age, sharing and repurposing are common place. Many professionals depend on the ability to amplify and distribute content freely through their networks. Teachers in all education sectors trade in knowledge and content.