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How to Develop ELearners’ Critical Thinking Using LMS?

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How To Develop ELearners’ Critical Thinking Using LMS? eLearning Critical thinking, according to The Critical Thinking Community, is a process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning and communication. In other words it is a process of investigation, interpretation and judgment.  .

Tips for Developing ELearning In-House

LearnDash

If your organization is in need of course development, then you generally have two options: create the material in-house, or outsource the development to another firm. That said, I have found that many organizations will first try to keep content development and management in-house to leverage their current workforce. elearning This is a recipe for disaster.

Developer Diaries: A Healthier Developer

eLearning Brothers

When working from home, Instructional Designers and Developers can easily fall into a routine that involves a lot less getting ready for the work day and a lot more getting straight to work – which can be problematic for many of us who call home their office. During the day, I will sit for many hours, sometimes during marathon development sessions lasting up to three hours. Got dogs?

Actively Partnering for eLearning Development

B Online Learning

Confucius Content development is anything if not predictable in its annual, quarter or monthly resourcing. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy collaboration design development elearning eLearning content eLearning course design elearning development outsourcing

Is Gamification the Answer?

B Online Learning

eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy design elearning eLearning course design elearning development eLearning strategy gamification motivationThis post is based on a class presentation that I gave a little while ago as part of my educational psychology studies.

Case Study: Using templates to make eLearning development easier

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Online Learning recently went through this process when we were selected by NSW Health to be the sole developer for […]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design rapid authoring tools storyline

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

One of the biggest pain points of eLearning development is not being able to quickly issues. The answer to almost all your eLearning questions are in Google, but you need to know how to find them. This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. Search Solution:   intitle:elearning game ideas. #5 Broaden Your Search with an Asterisk.

My Workflow For Development

The eLearning Coach

In the spirit of ‘Show Your Work,’ I thought I’d share the workflow I use during course development with an authoring tool (see Why You Should Show Your Work for more on this). It’s simple and straightforward and is […] Post from: The eLearning Coach My Workflow For Development. Developing eLearning

What are some ways to cut corners, save time, and be more efficient at developeing eLearning?

Coffee and Design

Do these apply to eLearning or instructional design? eLearning productivity Be sure that you check out Google’s UX designer, Michael Margolis, tips on productive design (see Google Ventures On 8 Shortcuts For Better, Faster Design Research ). Of course they do :-). Start at the end: What questions do you want to answer? What are customers’ existing workflow and pain points?

eLearning Development Is An Iterative Process

Upside Learning

Earlier this month, Tom Kuhlmann talked about 10 things to do before your eLearning course goes live. So, before launching your elearning course, it’s a good idea to have others review it.  review by a separate review team/individuals is very important for any eLearning course. Michael Allen in his guide to eLearning talks about ‘successive approximation’. This is true.

What Can Keep And Hold A Millennial In Your Organization? Learning and Development

Association eLearning

They would like to see their manager as a coach who supports them in their professional development – just keep in mind that they generally prefer to learn by application than by being “told what to do.”. 35% said they were attracted to employers who offer excellent training and development programs for this reason and saw it as the top benefit they wanted from an employer. Learning and Development appeared first on Knowledge Direct. But Millennials anticipate collecting many watches much, much earlier. What Are Millennials and How Do They Work? What Millennials Want.

Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

Association eLearning

I recently attended the Training 2016 Conference and Expo as an exhibitor. I was able to talk with many training and development representatives from a wide variety of organizations about their LMS needs. Competencies are another area where training and development departments are getting excited. What excites you?” These top 5 features are gaining popularity in 2016 and beyond.

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Different Ways to Assess Learners Online

B Online Learning

Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy Facilitating eLearning adult learning principles assessment authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design eLearning strategy Master elearning Course motivation online student

eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Previously we dug into the alphabet soup of eLearning terms and acronyms. ADDIE- The ADDIE model is a process used by instructional designers and training developers offering guidelines for creating effective training. This model is broken up into 5 phases: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. But you weren’t full. You asked for seconds.

6 Tips for eLearning Developers To Help Fix Their Code

eLearning Brothers

In the world of eLearning programming, there are many ways your code can have an error. Earlier today I was talking with Mark Lassoff, President of LearnToProgram.tv , on Twitter about how excited we are for him to speak about  programming for eLearning Developers at DevLearn this October 29 – 31 in Las Vegas. The trick is to know how to fix the most basic of codes.

Who is the Blended Learner?

B Online Learning

The needs of the learner are paramount when developing a single course, an entire curriculum or a blended training program, as […]. 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.

7 Ways to Create Engaging eLearning Using Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

Take a look at these suggestions to create engaging eLearning from the Articulate community. 1.  Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design storyline

Dealing with the Top 10 Challenges in Storyboarding — Infographic

Raptivity

Team Raptivity recently explored the topic—‘ Difficulties faced by beginners in eLearning storyboard creation ’. eLearning course development eLearning tips infographic storyboard storyboardingWe collected responses from hundreds of novice instructional designers, course creators and some of our Interactive Learning Thought Leaders.

eLearning Adoption at NRMA

B Online Learning

One of the great joys of my role here at B Online Learning, is when I get to work with individuals, groups or companies who are starting an eLearning journey and my role is to help them start. With so many projects or business change initiatives the first step is the hardest part, it contains […].

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Once Upon a Gamified Interstate

Association eLearning

Practice often seems to get lost somewhere along the line when it comes to eLearning. Would I voluntarily sit through the same self-paced eLearning about defensive driving multiple times? If you’d like to learn about custom course creation from Digitec Interactive,  visit our eLearning page. needed something more. Goal of the Game. Arrive at my destination safely. Rules.

Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning

Raptivity

Then does it have any relevance to eLearning? Analytics can be used not only for businesses but in many other fields that impact our daily lives including eLearning. How does it work for eLearning? When learners interact with an eLearning course, they leave behind digital traces of their activities. I am sure you already know about ‘analytics’. Well, yes. Is it useful?

eLearning Development: Haste Makes Waste

Upside Learning

While elearning itself helps the instant gratification needs of learners by being available whenever and wherever, elearning development needs little more time to be created well and can’t really be instant. More often than not, we try and convince our clients that rushing through design and development isn’t a good option for either of us. Make haste slowly.

Placeholder Images: Do They Help or Hurt in an eLearning Storyboard?

Association eLearning

Not so long ago, in a nearby place, someone spent a lot of time leaving notes about the photos in an eLearning storyboard. If you’d like to learn about custom course creation from Digitec Interactive,  visit our eLearning page. The post Placeholder Images: Do They Help or Hurt in an eLearning Storyboard? It turned out that they were just placeholders. That’s really valuable.

Learning Myths: Debunked

Association eLearning

Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. quick Google search will bring up millions of hits. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. One of the main reasons the myth is so widespread is because, on the surface, it seems very intuitive. Share this on Facebook.

How to Write Good Assessment Questions

Association eLearning

This is true whether you’re making an eLearning assessment or writing questions for a traditional in-classroom test. Randomize the order of the answer options, when possible (applies to eLearning). “Can someone explain this question to me? I don’t know what it’s asking.”. How am I supposed to know the answer to this? It wasn’t in the lesson.”. Don’t.

To Storyboard or not to Storyboard?

B Online Learning

One of the fundamental things drummed into people who have embarked down the path of the eLearning developer is the need to start your development project with a detailed and well planned storyboard. From this document/PowerPoint/flowchart/drawing, your content can be planned, screens can be devised, interactions envisaged and source material can be sculpted so as […].

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary. For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. Had your fill of alphabet soup?

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

In addition, the social learning network adapts to connect Billy with others who can help him develop and grow. Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., – Increasing their overall relevancy. The Skills-Gap Crisis.

5 Tips for Choosing an Awesome eLearning Development Partner

Social Learning

If you've ever had to augment your internal team's resources by bringing in a vendor to develop eLearning, you know that selecting the wrong partner can cost a lot -- in money, time, and sometimes a bit of your sanity. Finding an eLearning development partner that is highly skilled, cost-effective, and easy to work with can make or break your project.

Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best

Association eLearning

Quality assurance, or QA as it is better known, is a vastly important yet surprisingly underappreciated aspect of eLearning. They require their eLearning to use these terms and to follow suit any time they’re mentioned. Chapter 1: The Basics. Most course creators and teams do a fine job of working out the errors, called “bugs,” prior to delivery. The Basics.

Don’t do this when designing e-Learning Modules: A Primer

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Poor Practices, a PowerPoint: Jennifer Ritter’s post and PowerPoint over at digitec interactive puts the worst practices in module development into practice. Concrete examples of what is NOT OK in module development. An executive summary of Worst Practices for e-Learning Development from Jennifer Ritter. Development/Design PLExD best practices. Not Enough Time?

The Worst eLearning Course Ever

Association eLearning

This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning. You can help keep bad eLearning away from your association. You read the title correctly. What follows is a combination of things that give Digitec-ies nightmares and headaches. Instead, I built a monster course  that showcases a number of these violations in all of their infamy.

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eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

What do you picture when you hear the word “eLearning”? Chances are everyone thinks of something slightly different, based on their personal experiences. I’d like to share my first impressions of it, from back before I’d ever heard of “eLearning.” That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it. Kid Meets Computer Games. That didn’t matter.

The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond

Raptivity

As an Instructional Designer, you may be asked to create a new educational course from scratch based on the curriculum or create an eLearning course based on PowerPoint being used for Instructor Led Trainings. However instructional designers need not limit themselves to just dumping the PowerPoint content into an eLearning or online format as part of their course creation.

Learning and Cognitive Load

B Online Learning

Adult Learning Principles eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design eLearning strategy instructional design online learning rapid eLearning In a previous post, I looked at the fundamentals of cognitive load theory.

Use Gamification to Put Your Learners at Risk!

B Online Learning

It was  great day and it was wonderful to connect with some many other eLearning practitioners and meet the Articulate legends a.k.a Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design gamification instructional design Master elearning Course

Video Games and Motivation

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Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles authoring tools design eLearning course design eLearning News gamification gaming instructional design motivation Every year globally, people spend huge amounts of money and time playing video games.

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