Communities of Inquiry
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
I want to preface this post with the following information: Before a few days ago I had never heard the term Community of Inquiry, which is exactly why I’ve chosen to write and learn about it. Why Communities of Inquiry. Personal learning networks (very familiar).
Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development
AUGUST 6, 2015
I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. Create organizations that are nimble, constantly learning, conversing and listening.
21 top elearning communities
AUGUST 24, 2016
Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Learning and Skills Group. Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’. Learning design. Moodle community. Adapt community.
How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems
AUGUST 2, 2016
Sound the winner’s circle music–here are three common problems and ways get the gold. Micromanaging or indecisive clients can be frustrating, but remember that you both share the same end goal–creating the best learning. Are you experiencing instructional design problems?
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. learning to. LEARNING ON PEOPLE –. curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON.
Adobe Captivate: It Takes a Community
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
you can learn about Captivate updates, features, and attend free webinars), and free YouTube videos abound. and nothing gave developers a sense of being part of a community with like-minded eLearning warriors. Adobe has taken a step toward filling that gap by integrating the all-new eLearning Community with Adobe Captivate. Notice that there's a Community tab grouped with the open projects.
Knowledge, practice and community
Learning with e's
AUGUST 22, 2014
After a break from blogging during the summer break, I''m back, and here is the continuation of my series on theories of learning, with number 25. The previous post highlighted issues around the situated learning theory of Jean Lave. Argyris Double Loop Learning 3.
Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community
MARCH 4, 2015
Did you know each major eLearning authoring tool has a thriving community of eLearning developers constantly asking and answering questions about your burning development issues? Chances are the community will have an answer for you. Using Adobe Captivate Community Search. #1
From Instructional Design to Enterprise Community Facilitation
AUGUST 13, 2011
It has been a long and exciting journey so far, dotted with exciting projects, some wonderful clients, and a tremendous amount of learning. An instructional designer by profession who started her career anlayzing learner needs, creating micro-design documents, writing story-boards and discussing the nitty-gritty of course navigation with visual designers, I have long been interested in the power of social, collaborative and informal learning. The age of social learning is here.
Social Technology, Community Management and Organizational Development
JULY 5, 2015
I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead.and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. Create organizations that are nimble, constantly learning, conversing and listening.
Social Learning vs. Communities of Practice
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
When it comes to the terms “Social Learning” and “Communities of Practice”, many people in the corporate learning realm are confused, myself included. Are Social Learning and Communities of Practice different? Social Learning. People in corporations are picking up Social Learning as one of the latest learning “buzzwords” without really knowing what it means. Social Learning is more focused on the needs of the individual.
eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement
MARCH 16, 2016
Remember, adult learners only spend time, effort and money on learning experiences that have a direct impact in their real lives. Before plunging into an eLearning course development process with your team, spend some time developing a formal problem statement.
Six Tenets of Community Management: Learnings
DECEMBER 14, 2011
Ihave been somewhat lazy but I also deliberately stayed away from posting as Itried to consolidate and synthesise all that I was learning. I have beenplaying the role of an enterprise community manager for some time now—6 monthsto be precise—and thought it would be a good idea to jot down my learnings fromthe past few months. I can’t remember where I read it, but this is the quote thatinspires me: To solve tough problems, have tough problems.
DevLearn 2014 – It’s a Wrap (and it’s all about community): Featuring Meg Bertapelle
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Last week #chat2LRN hosted a twitter chat based on the DevLearn/ Personal Learning Network experience. The difference is this community, when lovingly and attentively nurtured, can produce a learning harvest beyond believe for everyone involved.
Mastering the Skills Supply Chain Problem
APRIL 1, 2014
In a large organization, employees have to learn how things are done, meet the people who know the ropes, occasionally fail and become familiar with the learning curve. You have to think about learning as a series of experiences that include a culture that promotes continuous development. TechACE is designed to build technical, project management and professional skills through a series of online learning, classroom, facilitated on-the-job experiences and mentoring.
Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool
MAY 12, 2015
One highlight of a learning management system is its collaboration within course participants. Extend this to the Subject Matter Experts and popular spokes-person through a defined communication framework and you have a community of practice in action!
The New Trivantis Community: Everything You Need for eLearning—All in One Place
MAY 26, 2015
The new Trivantis Community is open for business! If you already have an account on the existing community forum, your username will stay the same. No problem! The post The New Trivantis Community: Everything You Need for eLearning—All in One Place appeared first on.
The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Angry Birds – the game – can certainly be used as a model for eLearning; it has all the attributes that make for effective game-based learning: immediate rewards and feedback, increasingly challenging tasks, focus on action and decision-making.
I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network
DECEMBER 29, 2014
When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network. I simply found myself tweeting at a learning and development conference using its hashtag and others began connecting with me.
7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”
JULY 6, 2015
The more I thought about it, the more it seemed to me that it is one of the fundamental blocks of building a community of practice. A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes.
Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!
MARCH 15, 2016
How to provide just-in-time learning modules customized to the needs of an organization? How to make learning fun, engaging , and collaborative for a distributed workforce? What if the social learning platform can track, measure, and even predict a learner’s behavior?
The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm
JULY 2, 2012
In my recent webinar presentation for the LSG online conference, Using a collaboration platform for brilliant learning , rather than giving a PowerPoint presentation, I took the participants on a web tour of the Social Learning Centre. Social learning
How do I know what e-learning approach is right for what topic?
The eLearning Nomad
OCTOBER 20, 2016
The vast majority of online articles about e-learning are about compliance training or academic e-courses, so why would you do things differently? Behaviour change is complex because there are a whole range of factors that influence people’s attitudes – not just the few you can offer in a typical e-learning module. You would like to improve problem-solving capacities…. We’re not talking about maths problems or technical problems with one right answer.
Surf’s Up: Riding the Waves of eLearning Trends
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
What about making sure learning objectives were met? mLearning is mobile learning , which gives your learner the ability to take their training on the go. Microlearning is targeted learning in small bursts rather than a lengthy course on a topic. Learning Paths.
Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now
MARCH 17, 2016
Competency-based training programs provide learners with a learning path that compliments their career path, providing a road map for their professional journey. If you’d like to learn more about competency-based learning, join us for an IACET webinar April 20 th.
The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design
MAY 2, 2015
“ We are at a critical point where rapid change is forcing us to look not just to new ways of solving problems but to new problems to solve.” – Tim Brown (CEO and president, IDEO). Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process?
Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change
DECEMBER 13, 2015
The German word Weltanschauung —used to represent the mode of apprehending reality of a community—was first used by Kant and later popularized by Hegel. Weltanschauung represents the collective consciousness of a community of a certain experience. These concepts are fundamentally opposed to the principle and values that support cooperation and collaboration – the pillars of social business and authentic communities.
“Is Age a Problem?” A Provocative Vignette About Age Discrimination
AUGUST 23, 2011
The Vignettes series shows you a brief, concise, yet provocative and reflective learning approach. Your learners are taken through the “relate-interpret-apply process” within real-life scenarios to fire up reflection and interaction that generates deeper learning through experience sharing.
How Freelance Clients Find Me
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
Include a few sentences explaining your projects and the problems you solved with them. E-Learning Portfolios: Share Your Work : A collection of portfolios in the eLearning Heroes community. Spend time connecting with others in the e-learning field too.
Design for life
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
This is number 30 in my series on learning theories. As usual, this is a simplified and concise interpretation, so if you wish to learn more, please read the associated literature. The manner in which a problem is presented can be various, from well structured, to ill-defined.
Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? To me, this is micro-learning.
The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning
APRIL 14, 2015
The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects.
Motivation is More Important Than Information
MARCH 9, 2016
Sometimes motivation is the source of a performance problem in the first place. When it comes to learning, motivation is critical for gaining attention and encoding new information in the brain. Gamification and game-based learning both take motivation into account.
xAPI Camp: Call for Proposals
JUNE 2, 2015
15 March 2016 – Learning Solutions (Orlando, FL). We are encouraging everyone with a case study, a big challenge, a big idea or a lesson learned to sign up. A Big Challenge describes a tough problem for your organization that requires a group of smart people to help with.
MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider
MAY 24, 2015
Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today.
Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
JULY 31, 2014
Eight leader habits are essential to a learning culture. These are behaviors ingrained in the routines and rituals of organizations that are continually learning and learning how to learn. This learning cannot be left to chance.