A framework for content curation
JUNE 17, 2015
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.
LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences
MARCH 17, 2016
It takes skilled instructors to carefully create content, teach lessons, guide student-learning paths, and distribute tests that overview industry-specific procedures and protocols. eLearning software providers mitigate this by giving LMS users and instructors the ability to log into a virtual classroom anytime, anywhere. Learners Love eLearning…So Do Trainers! Why wouldn’t they?
User generated content; The next trend!
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
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.”.
Games Can Provide Authentic Experiences
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
To provide effective instruction, it needs to be as authentic to the actual experience as possible. Gamification of content allows that to occur. In a course, the person “feels” removed from the content and acts as they think the instructor or material would like them to. Gamification of context provides two key advantages. So, providing a game for learning creates an authentic environment other than a classroom or a slideshow and highlights how certain variables or actions taken in situation play out over time. are most people impacted by that.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
situations, or present individualized content. but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. Secret 6: Add Your Own Content into the Flow. capital. You’re.
AUGUST 11, 2015
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
Compelling content hooks you in and won't let go
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 10, 2015
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!
How to Make Sticky eLearning Content
JANUARY 8, 2015
After all the many hours of eLearning content development and design we have done as eLearning professionals, the most important objective is to ensure our learners retain and apply what they’ve learned to memory. In this post, I want go over the Forgetting Curve, how it applies to your eLearning courses, and give some ideas to create sticky eLearning content. Magazine.
Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider
JULY 13, 2013
Since Experience API does not need the LMS to report activity, content from Wikipedia, Youtube, TED Talks, Coursera, Kahn Academy and more can all be integrated into formal courses without a hitch. Sure, one potential advantage would be allowing you to record the completion of a mobile app or game created by a custom provider like us. Talk to LMS provider. Tin Can. Experience.
Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight
JUNE 1, 2015
The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industry is a highly dynamic sector where updated knowledge provides an extra edge over others in the competitive scenario. Many BFSI organizations already are utilizing the mobile advantage by providing pre-loaded hand-held devices to their employees – particularly, the sales staff. Learning
A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 5 Provide realistic practice
Challenge to Learn
JULY 1, 2014
This is Principle 5 of the manifesto: “We will provide learners sufficient levels of realistic practice; for example, simulations, scenario-based decision making, case-based evaluations, and authentic exercises.” We should place the learner and the work context central to the learning, instead of giving the content the lead role. The underlying reason is simple.
eLearning Content And Social Media
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
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?
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
Sources TABLE OF CONTENTS ENABLING SALES. But no matter how you put it, sales enablement at its core involves content and. with a massive amount of training content, on every possible topic, all in one. Such content is delivered during event-based training, but it’s also. difficult to find, the enterprising sales rep may attempt to recreate the content. training.
Content curation in education
OCTOBER 24, 2013
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
How to Provide Personalized Learning Experience in E-Learning Courses
JUNE 20, 2016
People now seek personalization, whether it’s in an e-mail, browser, desktop, or TV, and developers are providing features such as themes, wallpapers and various options to support personalization. When an e-learning course providers learners’ a feel of ‘This is For Me’, surely it is a personalized learning experience. Five Fine ways to Figure Out E-learning Personalization.
Compelling content requires a cunning plan
Clive on Learning
JULY 28, 2015
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
Making Micro Course Content
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
While some courses simply require this much content, it isn’t always ideal from a learner perspective. First, micro learning is often preferred by learners as it doesn’t take long to consume the content. It has been suggested that breaking up content into small “chunks” is going to make the transfer of learning more efficient. Use Micro Learning.
Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning
MARCH 8, 2015
STEP 2: PROVIDE A LEARNING OBJECTIVE. For that, chunking content into smaller e-learning modules is very important. Learn more about creating an effective content strategy here. STEP 5: PROVIDE GUIDANCE FOR LEARNING. STEP 7: PROVIDE FEEDBACK. Inform employees about similar problem situations, provide additional practice and review the lesson. DON’Ts.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. been providing lukewarm results for years. techniques and solutions that provide more impactful methods for improving employee. Microlearning is a technique of delivering learning content in short, bite-sized bursts (from. short pieces of content into an LMS. more likely to provide.
The Genericization Of Content
DECEMBER 20, 2012
We are starting to ‘genericize’ content, it is starting to look the same, feel the same, and function in a similar manner. HTML in its current form is really incapable of providing the sophisticated artistic and media abilities that Flash provided. eLearning eLearning Content eLearning Courseware Genericization Of ContentWhy do I think this way? Choose wisely.
5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Netflix has drastically changed how we engage with content. Their model for creating all-consuming streaming media has paved a new path for on-demand digital providers everywhere. 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. Check!
5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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?
Compelling content requires some media chemistry
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 3, 2015
They're interested in the content, not the container. Animation provides the best possible way to illustration processes (how things work). Believe it or not, learning content is written for learners - everyone else just gets in the way. content development digital content instructional designYour design decisions should be invisible. They are memorable.
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 kineo.com email@example.com 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.
Does Your eLearning Have too Much Content?
MARCH 3, 2014
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. ” Provide a Resource Tool. And if the goal is not to memorize but to locate, consider moving content into a resource tool.
Tips for Creating Good E-learning Content
FEBRUARY 28, 2015
Let us now look at a few points that could help you create better eLearning content. Every e-content will have its learning objects and it is important to not stray from those goals. This helps you create a highly organized and motivated content there by enabling your students to benefit better and to gain a complete learning experience. among many others. Define your goals.
5 Benefits of Automating Your eLearning Content Creation
MAY 17, 2016
Creating eLearning content is tough. You’ve carried out tons of research, enough to feel like the content will be informative enough without overwhelming. The content was a massive fail and leaves you scratching your head as to why. After all, we’re not talking outdated, 1980s-style scary training videos , but what you believe to be interesting, relevant content.
Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started
JUNE 8, 2015
Research your target audience – Knowing your audience before designing content and delivery methods is an absolute must. Responsive content development framework to deliver learning to multiple-devices. Device agnostic content delivery is the new mantra which lets instructional designers reach a large variety of learners via their personal devices with minimum possible effort.
5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget
These employees are accustomed to personalized online content. platforms that can deliver on-demand learning content. integrate any type of digital content and allow learners, as. and suggest content.” By utilizing digital learning in training, companies are able to cut costs and improve employee. Learning 82% ability to access content. WHITE PAPER 5 Unknown Ways.
How is Content Created for the Modern LMS: Trends in LMS Content?
APRIL 29, 2015
Technology-aided learning is now the preferred route for most organizations to provide the opportunity of learning anytime and anywhere – as per the needs and convenience of the learner. One of the major factors affecting LMS success is an obvious one – the Content. Most modern learners prefer to have a lot of content to choose from and they can take control of their learning.
5 Reasons Why MOOCs Provide Little Real Value
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
However, allow me to play “devil’s advocate” for a moment and provide an alternative perspective on MOOCs. ” … before you know it, the poor teacher’s assistant is trying to answer 12,000 forum posts from confused participants trying to fully understand the dated content. 3. The commentary around MOOCs is understandably hopeful, and it should be.
5 Things To Consider When Selecting A Training Provider
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Having both perspectives (client and training provider) has helped me gain a clear understanding of what to look for when selecting a training provider. In particular, there are five key questions I recommend anyone selecting a training provider must answer, before deciding who to work with. 1. Many training providers are experts in a particular area and/or industry. When hiring a training provider, make sure they display a deep understanding of your industry, business model, challenges, strategy and the day-to-day reality in which participants operate. 2.
OpenSesame Content Integration with Totara Learning Management Systems
JUNE 17, 2015
We are pleased to now have the capability to integrate content from OpenSesame into Totara LMS. In an industry where content development is a large pain point for organizations, OpenSesame opens the doors for Lambda Solutions to offer some amazing course content for customers. OpenSesame isn't a content provider, it is a content marketplace.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
technology providers. technology integrates with are HRIS. (37%), content management (29%), and. other areas in which organizations give learning technology providers failing grades. learning content management system. Content plays a huge role in learning, and an inability to properly manage it. say the same for a content management system. to increase.
Turning Offline Content into ELearning
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
Finding content for your elearning can sometimes be the most challenging aspect of course creation. But what if the only material available is in the form of offline content? If you are going to transition offline content to an elearning course, then you need to do it properly. There are other options for bringing offline content into an online form.
A Framework For Content Curation
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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.
The Content or the LMS? Which Comes First?
APRIL 16, 2015
Without content the LMS is an empty cookie jar. Then again, content without an intuitive platform for delivery is a treasure hunt, often without a treasure map to guide you. Before EITHER the content or LMS is considered, it is important to step back and think: Who am I providing this content for and why do they need it? You need both. Share this on Facebook.
Content as a Service (CaaS)
MAY 13, 2013
The etextbook in 2018 will be coupled to an app that will provide you with Content as a Service (CaaS). It will replace the old print (and even current online) proto-etextbook that used content as the product you bought. By 2018, you will be purchasing the services which the app and the etextbook will provide. It will be designed to make learning easier and more effective. Dream with me a moment …. Future of education Learning Learning Technology
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the information and tools you need to. Provide a step-by-step work-plan to show you how to integrate gamification into. Most games provide. Introduction.3 What is Gamification?
The path toward better partner channel learning content
JANUARY 29, 2016
Take a second to think about the type of learning content you provide for your reseller network. How does it stack up to your internal sales training content? Well, course delivery, testing and certification features that are powerful enough to handle any kind of content you need to use to deliver your message, for one. When was it last updated? So how do you get there?
3 Ways to “Spring Clean” eLearning Content
APRIL 12, 2016
Are you using LMS-based learning or utilizing any eLearning content? However, no matter how excellent your LMS may be, if its course content is cluttered, employee training will not be as effective as you desire. The only way to successfully provide easy-to-understand training through a social learning platform is to regularly organize course content. Probably.
Content is “King”
JANUARY 12, 2014
But one of the things we (in the e-learning community) often fail to miss is rather beneficial to learning – Content. Content. And I will go one step further – it is the most important aspect to e-learning, for if you do not have content – then all those other components, LMSs, social and mobile learning, authoring tools, assessment tools, video learning tools, micro-courses, e-learning tools in general are worthless. Even if you have poor content it is better than no content. Content. It’s content. said it. In the U.S.
Creating Digital Learning Content – 4 Useful InfoGraphic Presentation Patterns
JUNE 15, 2016
In my last post, Creating Good Digital Learning Content – Planning for Infographics , we saw how to plan effectively for your infographic. The insightful article Infographic Design , advises designers of digital learning content to be guided by the nature of the topic when they choose a presentation type. Learning Design Digital ContentAlphabetization . Timeline .
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
GIVING FEEDBACK: I provide constructive. 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. ownership of their work. 4.
My Own Online Content – MOOC Modified
AUGUST 26, 2014
Space where they can get better at their businesses by taking courses from leading providers, get guidance from mentors and importantly, be noticed in the forum that matters the most to them – their own company. So haven’t you heard of Indian Chinese cuisine? Or a Peppy Paneer Pizza or a McSpicy Aaloo Tikki! We Indians are into this uncanny habit of localizing everything to suit our palate.
The stages of eLearning content development
JULY 9, 2015
As long as you have an authoring tool and an SME (Subject Matter Expert) to provide the content of the courseware, you can create your own eLearning course. The material they will provide, the text, the photos, the videos, the questions for the assessment are all essential components of the learning process; hence they need to be up to date and, of course, fully copyrighted.