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Creating Serious Learning Games with Lectora—A Case Study

Everything E-Learning

That’s why we occasionally reach out to our users for a case study, like this one we did with Health Education Yorkshire and Humber. Feedback from learners has been very positive because the serious game is more engaging and social,” said Price. “We integrated blogs and used Moodle to create a discussion forum for learners. You can view more case studies here.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

For every sales pitch you hear about social learning, for every shiny social network logo you see out there on the web, you should be looking for real use cases and story of social media being used in a real world setting… with tangible benefit to an organization. Our team gathers on Twitter whenever they are available and discusses the topics, 10 minutes each, for 30 minutes.

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

Using an LMS to deliver blended learning is ideal for organizations that want to ensure consistency in the delivery of core learning objectives, while also enabling more in depth, personalized, or informal exploration of key topics by combining online content with face-to-face learning activities, such as group project work, in-classroom activities, or community discussions.

CA Case Study - Informal Learning

In the Middle of the Curve

CA Learning collaboration - SCORM conformant (integrated with LMS) - remember, standardizing what delivered + collaborative tools integrated with LMS - Highly configurable - Discussion threads (moderated) - Blogs - Wikis - RSS feeds (from the blogs. Discussion forums / Conferencing (then networking and content) - Content Management Systems (LMSs then build in networking and collaboration) - Networking (Facebook - may eventually build in content and discussion) Some key differences between building a community v. Each group has their own site for their team.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

What are some of the interesting use cases/stories that could inspire others? This report discusses the key findings of the CIPD/Cornerstone OnDemand Annual L&D Survey. The study found that only 33 per cent of those involved in designing and delivering L&D said it had a lasting impact on their people or organisation. Use Cases & Scenarios. The result? Quotes.

Is the case study method of instruction due for an overhaul?

Jay Cross

Working Knowledge , an online forum from HBS, gave Professor Emeritus Jim Heskett a platform to raise the issue of the relevance of case study instruction. Heskett’s original article noted that “The case method has become synonymous with education for management. Traditional cases have come under fire for being self-contained documents that describe a protagonist facing a decision with a set of packaged data available on which to base the decision.”. My vote goes for bringing the case study into the 21st century. Commentary. My experience.

4-Step Method for Improving Learning Retention

LearnDash

This can take many forms, including reading some sort of case study, watching a video online, listening to presentation, or basic wiki-research. 2. Now that the content has be thoroughly researched, discussed, questioned, and expanded, it is time to for the learners to apply it. It can be an exercise, case study, multi-day in nature (if possible). Flip-It First.

Corporate MOOCs Reveal How Badging Can Boost Your Brand

Web Courseworks

Massive Open Online Course, otherwise known as a MOOC, provides users with unlimited participation and access via the web by including interactive user forums to support community interactions between the users and the instructors. The large user-generated audience creates an online discussion portal for users to refer to if they have questions regarding the course. Structure. link].

How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Broadcasting information – with microblogging information sharing can happen in the real time and anyone make contribution unlike discussion boards or emails. Live Discussion Forums – microblogging is also useful for live discussions. In the learning community #lrnchat is one such example of a Twitter discussion forum. 5. Here’s what for: 1.

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

recently had a great conversation with Becky Barch, a performance consultant at the Bank, about her smart application of discussion forum software from ElementK. The forum is targeted to a small group – loan/lending assistants. Becky turned around and used a discussion forum to make the situation better. But so far, this has not been the case. learning.

A Different Approach to Adult Learning Design

Raptivity

recently attended a session by Rick Blunt on eLearning Guild’s online forum ( The eLearning Guild online session Interactivity vs.Interaction: Align their Simplicities and Complexities. ). Source: From presentation by Rick Blunt on Guild online forum According to Rick, when adults start solving a problem, they tend to follow Bloom’s taxonomy. So how do adults learn?

Situated Cognition In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

TalentLMS

Develop a learning community of practice in your eLearning course by creating online forums , blogs, and social media pages where you learners can share feedback and address concerns. Pose a question based on the authentic task each week to get the online discussion started, or share a link that might spark a conversation amongst them. 2. Situated Cognition Best Practices.

Beating the Forgetting Curve with Distributed Practice

Learnnovators

The concept of distributed practice has been known for decades as an effective learning technique but who wants to “study” every day. that discusses how to design and deploy learning interventions drawing our understanding from forgetting curves. Case Study. THE QUOTE: “ If you read the research on how much people forget after training, it’s depressing. Connie Malamed.

Corporate MOOCs Reveal How Badging Can Boost Your Brand

Web Courseworks

Massive Open Online Course, otherwise known as a MOOC, provides users with unlimited participation and access via the web by including interactive user forums to support community interactions between the users and the instructors. The large user-generated audience creates an online discussion portal for users to refer to if they have questions regarding the course. Structure. link].

9 Rules of Successful LMS Implementation

TalentLMS

Create Virtual Sections With a large number of learners in a single online course, it is easy for the discussion boards, chat rooms, and instructor to become overloaded. Create Participation Policies In order to get the most out of discussions within online learning courses, it is best to create participation policies for your learners. As an instructor.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Only to be disillusioned by the lack of engagement on these platforms, empty discussion forums and zero conversations. There is no apparent link between one''s KRAs and performance appraisal and responding to questions on the discussion forum. Often times, a strong case study communicates more than hours of meeting. Given below are excerpts from both.

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What specifically is e-learning good for?

Clive on Learning

So, here's a more specific response to the question, categorised by type of e-learning: Type of e-learning Some possible applications Interactive self-study tutorials Short lessons which help the learner to acquire knowledge against specific objectives, typically as a precursor to using this knowledge to perform tasks in the workplace or to engage in other, more practical, learning activities such as workshops. Tutorials which develop problem-solving and decision-making skills, using case studies, scenarios and other forms of interactivity.

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

This can either happen online (for instance over popular social media tools like LinkedIn, Twitter, and so on) or offline (during group discussions, over coffee, or during conferences). All of us use their standard communication and collaboration features like comments, posts, instant messaging, group discussion boards, wikis, video chats, and so on. Source: Wikipedia. Sharing.

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MOOCs in Performance Support

ID Reflections

IMHO, here are some of the characteristics of a MOOC that offer the possibilities of PS: MOOCs go beyond fixed courses to dynamic context sharing – The “Discussion Forum” that surrounds a MOOC lend itself to dynamic knowledge sharing thus keeping the course content “alive”. I have been writing about MOOCs and the characteristics of MOOCs in my last few posts.

Another Lens for Viewing Your eLearning

Association eLearning

We were studying the French Revolution that day. You can present learning material in chronological order, least complex to most complex, start with generalizations and move on to case studies, etc. Or, consider opening a forum to discuss the subject or holding a competition. There is more than one way to look at an object. This is also true of eLearning.

A practical guide to creating learning scenarios: part 1

Onlignment

In the case of a branching scenario , the information depicted at each stage will vary depending on the answers the learner made at previous stages. learning scenario is essentially interactive – a form of case study with questions built in. It What is more important than the media mix is that the situation described to the learner seems relevant and authentic. Video.

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The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. That’s certainly not the case. If that is the case, how do we avoid this pitfall? Charles:  I would argue that in some cases informal learning can replace formal learning very well. However, in many cases, an integrated approach will prove more effective. Education Development Center, Massachusetts (1997) following a 2-year study involving Boeing, Ford Electronics, Siemens, Motorola. Report from a CapitalWorks study.

Blending is a continuum

Clive on Learning

You use a variety of methods, albeit within a single social context, and a single medium, e.g. (1) a classroom course with case studies, presentations, discussion, role-play; (2) an e-learning course including demos, simulations, quizzes. You use a variety of methods, employing different social contexts, but this time you use a variety of media as well, e.g. a mix of face-to-face workshops, self-study with printed materials and CDs, online forum discussions, telephone tutor support. You can blend between asynchronous media and synchronous media.

E-learning in the development sector should be grounded in social constructivism

The eLearning Nomad

Not by adding a ‘share if you care’ discussion forum at the end of a list of links to a link of resources (or even self-paced e-learning modules). For the Australian Council for International Development, we developed a 5-week (20 hour) eWorkshop instead (a short case study about this here ). It’s smart and creative. Yet, it leaves me with a “yes, but” feel at the end.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Is mobile the only/ best way to provide training/ learning access in some case? In many cases, the staff has already started using their personal devices for work in absence of a clear policy from the company. Check out this webcast from ASTD covering Qualcomm case studies). 5. making experts and discussions forums available via mobile devices are great options.

How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Social Learning

Forums and discussion groups have been around a long time, and provide effective support for those looking to solve a problem while they’re still “in the flow” of their work. Communities of Practice and Expert Locator Networks – these on-line resources take forums and discussion groups to the next level, and are structured around specific topics.

The secret of a successful social learning initiative

Growth Engineering

In the majority of cases though, these initiatives have backfired, generating poor results, low engagement and disappointment. In the case of social learning platforms, these projects usually have similar aims: Improving collaboration between departments. What starts as an online forum to generate discussion among the workforce, turns into a top-down bulletin board.

Call for papers/demos on #xAPI workshop during EC-Tel conference in September, Austria

Ignatia Webs

This 4th ARTEL workshop brings together researchers and industry from different backgrounds to discuss and advance support of awareness and reflection for learning. Naturally, it will serve as a forum for establishing new collaborations. The workshop will therefore include both presentations and discussions of research insights (papers), as well as a demo and prototype slam.

Corporate MOOCs – What’s my incentive?

eLearning 24-7

have discussed in the past regarding the issues of MOOCs and the challenges that await them – at the minimum on the corporate side, but with this new trend, it makes sense to analyze it a bit further. Let’s see: Numerous vendors have tweaked their social pages away from the Facebook look to something slightly different – and in some cases quite different. LMS vendors who have added MOOC platforms will showcase that information in numerous case studies – because we all love a good case study. But, I digress. Part 1- Reality.

April #SANchat is Wednesday(4/20). Topic: VDI

Adventures in Corporate Education

After last month’s diversion into the world of the Dell Storage Forum, #SANChat is back to its vendor neutral roots. We’ll try to share some case studies as well. To join, just jump in the discussion and use the #SANchat hashtag. Join us for the April #SANchat this Wednesday, April 19th. We’ll get started at 9 a.m. CT, 10 a.m This is the first time we’re trying for an early start – trying to find the optimal time for everyone! This month’s #SANchat will be about VDI (virtual desktop integration). What are some VDI best practices?

Friday Spotlight > Veterinary Exam Room Communication

Enspire Learning

Built from extensive field research with VCA doctors and over four decades of evidence-based studies on doctor-patient communication, the program is designed to lead to healthier pets, happier clients, and more professionally satisfied doctors. Read this  case study  to learn more about our work with VCA!

Friday Spotlight > Veterinary Exam Room Communication

Enspire Learning

Built from extensive field research with VCA doctors and over four decades of evidence-based studies on doctor-patient communication, the program is designed to lead to healthier pets, happier clients, and more professionally satisfied doctors. Read this  case study  to learn more about our work with VCA!

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t forget podcasts, RSS feeds, slideshows, infographics, animations, articles and real-life case studies. Not to mention blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. The facilitator should provide a learning plan for novice learners which defines a sequence of study, identifying specific resources among the potentially overwhelming array of options.

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2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal         Case Studies. Informal         Discussion group/ forum. Informal         Books/case studies. Internet Time Alliance spent a couple of days last week putting the 2.0 into a tedious proposal for a large, forward-facing multinational corporation. Among our recommendations were: Informal         Live webcasts. Informal         Recorded webinars. Informal         Video conferencing. Informal         Workshops. Informal         Audio/ podcasts. Informal         Learnshop. Informal         Non-formal video. Informal         SharePoint.

5 Call for #papers on #mLearning, #MOOC and #eLearning

Ignatia Webs

This annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education. There is a well of studies reporting on how these principles can be best applied in the field. No late submissions will be accepted!

MOOCs for Employee Learning – The Mechanics – Online Forum

Learning Cafe

In the second online discussion we look at the”how” of using MOOCs (Massively Online Open Courses) and its variants for employee learning. How to Build a Business Case for MOOCs for Employee Learning – Jeevan Joshi. Case Study of Using MOOCS at Jardine Lloyd Thompson – Sunder Ramachandran. Panel discussion moderated by Michelle Ockers. Our first online discussion on MOOCs for Employee Learning – Practitioners View was attended by 68 Learning & Development professionals and covered the “why” Panelists.  .

Connectivism and the modern learner

E-Learning Provocateur

As I have not participated in those discussions, I shall try to limit my own “unsubstantiated philosophising&#. Recommend news feeds, podcasts, blogs and discussion forums. Provide case studies illustrating how new information has affected existing situations in the real world. Recently, I read a blog article about connectivism by Debora Gallo. Moving on.