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A framework for content curation

E-Learning Provocateur

It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. As a framework for content curation, however, I feel the heuristic doesn’t go far enough. While related to the subject matter, this content need not be “educational” in the traditional sense. Show me and I remember.

The caveat of content curation

E-Learning Provocateur

However I’d like to explicate his implied caveat: …if good content is available. Anyone who’s spent 5 minutes in an organisational setting appreciates how difficult it can be to source relevant, actionable content. Under these circumstances – when the right content can not be found – there is nothing to curate, so we have no choice but to create it.

A Framework For Content Curation


It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. As a framework for content curation, however, I feel the heuristic doesn’t go far enough. While related to the subject matter, this content need not be “educational” in the traditional sense. This content is new knowledge. ATTRACT ME.

Compelling content hooks you in and won't let go

Clive on Learning

We are told that learners are no longer able to concentrate on content that's more than four or five minutes long. Our content can play a valuable role in that process, not just by informing the learner of what they need to know and do, but by sparking ideas, generating insights, challenging assumptions and enabling them to take their first steps along the skills journey. Good luck!

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

situations, or present individualized content. foundational content from OTS elearning and additional training that speaks specifically to. Secret 6: Add Your Own Content into the Flow. can add content “blocks” such as videos, templates, forms, examples or stories, internal or. Whether you’re looking to build custom content around a core of OTS topics, or you just.

Enspire Named in Training Industry Content Watch List

Enspire Learning

Enspire is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a 2016 Content Development Watch List Company. This is our fifth year to earn the distinction of Content Development Watch List Company or Top 20 Content Development Company. Selection as a 2016 Content Development Watch List Company was based on the following criteria: Industry visibility, innovation, and impact.

User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

The big question is: is content created by subject matter experts (User generated content) a solution for this problem?  I believe it is or at least will be. We spoke to three companies who are already working or experimenting with user generated content and created a white paper with our findings. generated content over six years ago. We want it to be a success.”.

Content curation in education


I believe it would be a total waste of time to begin this post with my own definition of content curation. Since there are so many definitions that could explain this phenomenon, I decided to pick my favorite from the list of content curation definitions maintained by Robin Good (in my opinion – a guru of content curation). Instructional design content curation

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

In eLearning, it is said that you have 8 seconds to engage your learners before they move away from your content. Luckily, this is more than the 2 seconds we supposedly have with general web content. You want your eLearners to stay with you much more than 8 seconds and be engaged by your social media marketing (SMM) content. How Can You Use Twitter for eLearning?

Just-in-place learning for a Mobile Workforce

You will learn how to utilize the GPS capabilities of mobile devices to deliver timely, location-aware content to learners using Adobe Captivate 8 Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr. Adobe eLearning Evangelist, to learn how to create location-aware courses.

5 Tips For Proofreading Your Own eLearning Content

Upside Learning

In this post, I have included 5 time-tested tips to help you become an ace at proofreading your own eLearning content. 1. Proofreading eLearning content is boring. Writing eLearning content is a lot like squeezing the last remaining drops of toothpaste out, and proofreading the same content is like pushing the paste inside the tube again. dare you to find them.

Content engineering

Clark Quinn

We’ve heard about learning engineering and while the focus is on experience design, the pragmatics include designing content to create the context, resources, and motivation for the activity. And it’s time we step beyond just hardwiring this content together, and start treating it as professionals. You can customize the content you’re searching for with filters. The content reacts to the device you’re on and displays appropriately. This is content engineering , and it’s a direction we need to go. strategy technology

Device-Agnostic Content – The Instructional Design Challenge

Origin Learning

Okay, so device-agnostic content is the talk of the town. Yes, device agnosticism is all about focusing on the content and designing it in a way that instead of being tied to any particular device, it serves to perform well on the web in general. With BYOD on the rise, organizations who are looking to adopt mobile learning have a lot to benefit from device agnostic content.

ELearning Content Chunking is a Key!


ELearning Content Chunking is a Key! Today’s article is here to highlight the most important aspects and guide you through the content chunking process. The term “Chunking” has been here for a while, however, not everybody knows where it came from and how to use it in eLearning practice to teach with the best possible outcome. eLearning

Learner motivation explained! Learn how to use an LMS to motivate your learners to upskill

Learning professionals spend huge sums of money creating or acquiring skill aligned libraries of learning content, only to watch almost helplessly as learners refuse to engage with any training available that isn’t mandatory Training and development professionals often bemoan the lack of apparent initiative in their trainees.

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating eLearning Content

eLearning Brothers

Steve is a freelance blogger and content writer for He loves writing about education, content creation, and learning techniques. With so many courses being created on a daily basis, it’s not surprising that some content will be better than others. Here’s how to avoid some common eLearning content mistakes: 1. Guest post by Steve Aedy.

eLearning in the Multi-device World: Context vs. Content

Upside Learning

Google already talked about context vs. content way back in 2012 by suggesting that ‘device choice depends on context’, and we added a thought or two about it in an earlier post about how not considering the context is one […]. eLearning Context vs. Content eLearning in the Multi-device WorldAt the very beginning I have to say that this is not a new deduction.

L&D in 2015: Too Much Content, Too Little Time

Bottom-Line Performance

Too much content delivered to learners and/or content that changes frequently.(39%). Organizations overload learners with content, and it changes quickly. Regardless of the “what,” it’s clear that content overload is a big problem. Learning Research Learning Trends 2015 2015 learning trends content overload knowledge transfer remembering Right?

Designing An Effective Elearning Content Strategy

Origin Learning

Content strategy is the plan which outlines what form of content will be made available to learners in what form. Learning Management Strategy Designing An Effective Elearning Content Designing An Effective Elearning Content Strategy Elearning Content Strategy That is, what will be taught through videos; what will be available for reading, so on and so forth.

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. Microlearning is a technique of delivering learning content in short, bite-sized bursts (from. short pieces of content into an LMS. chunked microlearning content lets employees search for information and have it at their. personalized learning where learning content can be. About Axonify.14

5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Do you ever feel stuck as Instructional Designers with content you can’t work with? Here are some potential cures for what ails you. 1. I’ve been staring at this content for what feels like forever and have no idea what to do with it. Spending time staring at the ceiling or reading and re-reading your content? Do you feel uninspired as to how to make something active?

5 Ways to Stop Training Content Overload

Bottom-Line Performance

In our Learning & Remembering Survey, first conducted in December 2014, 24% of respondents said that “content overload’ was a huge problem in their organizations. 38% more said that knowledge transfer and retention of content are their biggest challenges. Learners are not remembering what was trained because too much content is crammed into each session.

Top eLearning Content Development Companies in 2015


The post Top eLearning Content Development Companies in 2015 appeared first on CollectMyThoughts. Business elearning Top 5 Solutions content development companies eLearning Content development

5 Ways Content Marketing Supports Instructional Design


Traditionally that would consist of … Read more › blog content marketing curation elearning elearning network instructional design When we talk about marketing, by default we talk about marketing campaigns. That suggests using a variety of media, spread out over a period of time, coordinated in a way that serves a specific goal.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. rate content. Living up to the Promise of eLearning: CLOSING THE LEARNING-DOING GAP A FAILED PROMISE 2 312-846-6656 OUTCOMES VS CONTENT Part of the problem might be that we’ve. our content. Content is KING right? content does not equate to results.

Getting Started with Content Strategy


Content Wrangling Workflow, like a periodic table of content strategy activities. We presented a session on content strategy called Content Wrangling: Applying Content Strategy & Information Architecture. When your organization is sitting on years and years of eLearning content, there’s a lot to sift through and make sense of.

The Genericization Of Content

Upside Learning

We are starting to ‘genericize’ content, it is starting to look the same, feel the same, and function in a similar manner. Scaling of experience in my eyes is simply being able to leverage the hardware and software feature-set that the platform provide i.e., the courseware/content should be able to use the feature-set to enhance the experience, not just provide a baseline function.

Does Your eLearning Have too Much Content?

Bottom-Line Performance

content.  They  know  the content and consequently have a hard time knowing how much detail is too much. If your organization is pumping out content-heavy eLearning and you want to find a better way, take a look at the simple tips below. By moving the bulk of the content to the resource guide, the actual courses focus on “What would you do?” Show and Tell.

I Need to Convert My Content to Mobile – Now What??

Upside Learning

More and more organizations are coming to the realization that they need to “mobilize” their content. How to best make that happen is the tricky part, as there are a multitude of things to consider such as: What types of content lend themselves to mobile? Which employees will most benefit from mobile content? Mobile Learning converting content to mobile Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Content Do we […].

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. While your LMS lets you set up specific parameters around which content to deliver, it’s. learning model must include:   • Bite-sized learning content that counteracts overload, making it easier for people to learn. When the LMS isn’t Enough How to Turbocharge Your LMS and Improve. expectations.

Content isn’t a silo

Clark Quinn

I mentioned in my previous post that I was talking at the xAPI camp about content strategy, and on the way in I created a new diagram to convey a concept I wanted to discuss.  Of course one of the things I agitate about for the revolution is that L&D can’t hide away but has to start engaging across the business.   And, let me add, that’s only increasing. strategy technology

Compelling content requires a cunning plan

Clive on Learning

Second in the series: Six characteristics of compelling content First you need a compelling concept Yes, you probably got it - they’re talking about the same subject. In our leisure time, we might choose to consume content, such as TV shows, novels and music, for the entertainment value alone. The content is an end in itself. digital content instructional design

Looking forward on content

Clark Quinn

At DevLearn next week, I’ll be talking about content systems in session 109. The point is that instead of monolithic content, we want to start getting more granular for more flexible delivery. And while there I’ll be talking about some of the options on how, here I want to make the case about why, in a simplified way. Fingers crossed. Your feedback welcome, as always.

5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content


Netflix has drastically changed how we engage with content. What is really interesting, is how we can use Netflix principles in creating learning content. Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content: 1. On-demand content. Everyone loves to feel like the content they are watching is relatable and this draws viewers in further. Make it Real. Check!

Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?

solution that combines best-in-class learning design, content and technology to. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I effectively identify tasks that. others can take on to develop their. capabilities and free my time for. more strategic activities. 3. COACHING: I support my team members by. challenging and encouraging them.

Algorithmically Generated Content In Learning

Upside Learning

For years, learning/training as revolved around the generation of ‘content’, in fact for a number of years learning was all about content and methods to deliver it to learners. The internet and the profusion of user-generated content has changed that, so much content, and so many methods to deliver it. It’d probably mean the end of ‘training content’ as we know it.