Who is the Blended Learner?
B Online Learning
APRIL 10, 2016
The needs of the learner are paramount when developing a single course, an entire curriculum or a blended training program, as […].
Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Learning Analytics and Knowledge’, defines it as, “the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs.” Learner profiling could be another one.
Different Ways to Assess Learners Online
B Online Learning
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
There are many different ways to assess your learners in an online setting. Most of us have included quizzes or other tests in our online modules as this is a convenient way to track knowledge especially via an LMS.
eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners
JUNE 17, 2014
In a classroom training setup, it has always been challenging to accommodate learners with different learning styles and keep them engaged throughout the teaching-and-learning cycle. The eLearning courses are developed keeping in mind the visual, auditory, and kinesthetic types of learners.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Off-the-Shelf Course Success. And for good reason as it has many advantages: It offers a breadth of course topics, relevant to many, and readily available. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. of learners. course. courses.
eLearning: Quick Tips for Engaging the Learner
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 17, 2016
by Sally Cox Creating engagement with your learners greatly increases their retention of the information and makes the course that much more enjoyable. But I want the course to be easy to navigate, thought-provoking, and an all-around pleasant experience for the learner.
Challenge Your Learners By…
OCTOBER 24, 2014
In this hectic world of on-the-spot access to information, conversations held in 140 characters or less, and instant picture uploads, Instructional Designers are faced with the challenge of designing effective learning that won’t overload learners.
Learner-Centric eLearning Design
B Online Learning
NOVEMBER 19, 2012
Years ago when I was learning to be a teacher, I was quickly thrown in the deep end to teach a group of adult learners. I still remember the feedback from the teacher who observed my first lesson; she said I needed to be more ‘learner-centric’. Prac teaching’ can be a daunting experience. It took [.].
Motivated Learners Find A Way
APRIL 19, 2016
Even when we fall far short, motivated learners still find a way. When we package content into courses and offer it to employees, in many ways we are restricting how and what they can learn. Let me start by introducing my daughter, Arianna.
Customer Training Completion Rates
Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy.
Do you want to predict learners’ path?
JANUARY 12, 2016
Of course, not for 75 years! Harnessing the power of collective intelligence , the product provides a context and a connection with learners that can predict their behavior, learning patterns and has the ability to assess the skill gaps arising from time to time.
A Simple Course Design for Multiple Learners
JUNE 7, 2016
Course design is a challenge as you try to balance the needs of the client, subject matter experts, learners, and your own course design sensibility. Course Design: Separate Content from Activity. Create a two-pronged approach to the course design.
eLearning: Designing for Every Learner
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 24, 2016
by Sally Cox In my fantasy world, every learner who takes one of my courses would be tech savvy; and I'd be able to try lots of cool new things to keep them interested. I've seen courses that mix the two techniques without proper definition and clarity.
Motivating Online Learners – the MUSIC Model
B Online Learning
AUGUST 24, 2016
This blog was inspired by one of our Master eLearning Course (MEC) students, Catharina. She wrote a fantastic blog post (in our online learning community) reflecting on her own actions and practice when trying to motivate students completing online courses. Catharina questioned how do we motivate ‘adult learners where the course isn’t compulsory and there […].
The complete eLearning journey
As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance
What Do Modern Learners Actually Want From Your eLearning Courses?
JANUARY 14, 2016
Your learners) are changing – fast. So, as you're probably wondering from the title, what do 2016's learners want? modern eLearning coursesConsumers of corporate training and eLearning (aka.
Three Ways to Guide Learners Through Your Course
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Inevitably you have to provide instructions on how to do something in the course. This is what I see in most of the courses I review. The point though is that all of the instructions come up front and then the person continues through the course.
eLearning Course or Job Aid: Which do your Learners Need?
MARCH 18, 2014
Most L&D departments are shifting from “just sit down and take this course” to “just-in-time learning.” ” eLearning is still important, yes, but we are seeing these trends grow: Shorter courses.
Stop Abandoning Your Learners!
MAY 10, 2016
Employees are encouraged to take a virtual training course (or perhaps a live seminar) because they are told that it is vital to their job. Then the event ends and the learner is sent on their way with the expectation that the new information they have just learned will be used.
Just-in-place learning for a Mobile Workforce
Adobe eLearning Evangelist, to learn how to create location-aware courses. 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.
5 Reasons Learners Hate Your Online Course
OCTOBER 21, 2014
And as it turns out, learners might have a lot more pet peeves about your course than you realize! Today at Your Everything for e-Learning Place, we’re shining the light on 5 pet peeves learners have about online training courses. Pet peeves. Everyone has them.
2 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN DEFINING BUSINESS GOALS FOR A COURSE
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
The post 2 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN DEFINING BUSINESS GOALS FOR A COURSE appeared first on Learnnovators. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting Learning Design Business Goal Cathy Moore Course e-learning Learner Learners Learning Outcome Learnnovators Srividya Kumar WIIFM
How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 28, 2014
Corporate learners today need something different from their training than they did in the past. This article will focus on those needs and on how massive open online courses (MOOCs) can address them. How do your employees feel about your organization’s current training program?
Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?
JULY 22, 2015
And for learners who are over-extended and not motivated to learn in the first place, they are not the answer at all. Why Companies *Think* Learners Need Micro-Learning. Make sure someone else – besides the learner – cares about what someone is learning.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
courses –. courses to resources Page 14 3 Have-a-go. changes and our learners bring different habits and expectations to work, our roles. All of which means the learner can. learners rate 10 out of 10 for quality – but they’re a bit. Moving from courses.
How Does Watching Videos Improve Learner Engagement?
JUNE 17, 2016
That is the sheer pleasure of engagement that video learning can bring among learners. The need to test new methods to strike a better chord with the learners has resulted in tweaking, fine-tuning, and altering the way learning gets imparted.
Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner
APRIL 15, 2014
Neither can you discuss and thrash-out concepts with fellow learners or have heated debates. Interactivities built within e-learning can effectively provide relief as well as challenge the learners to think and apply assimilated learning.
101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Rewards and Recognition
MAY 14, 2014
This is the ninth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. Participants often don''t expect positive reinforcement from virtual courses. Virtual Classroom Management Engagement Virtual Learners Motivation
Corporate Training in 2014: Business Goals, Learner Needs, or Both?
JANUARY 7, 2014
What new tools can help my learners right now? ” In it, Harward suggests that the days of focusing on what learners need and want are over. Who is your learner? let your goals and your learners work hand in hand.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
learner. manager, of course! Design the opportunity for learners to practice their new skills on the job – and provide the structure for debriefing afterwards. Create support and guidance for the managers of learners so they can become part of the development plan.
Use Gamification to Put Your Learners at Risk!
B Online Learning
MARCH 27, 2014
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 Last week I presented at the iDesignX conference in Sydney.
Learners as producers
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
Although the production of content has been the preserve of the teacher and the academic since the formalisation of education, increasingly, we also see learners creating their own content. This shift was going to happen anyway, even before learners started to create their own content.
10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning
APRIL 15, 2016
One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective.
How to Keep E-Learners Engaged
JANUARY 23, 2015
It is the most elementary and important goal of any learning program to keep learners interested, active and motivated to explore the course further. In this blog we’ll talk about ways that can keep your e-learners engaged and coming back for more: Keep content relevant.
Redefining Training: Empowering the Learner
MARCH 23, 2015
Learning Management Systems are, and will continue to be the means to this end – bringing learners on to a commonly shared platform and onboarding various devices to make the process more powerful yet effortless.The mantra is to mandate only what’s necessary and empower as much as you can.
Learners Aren’t Robots: Put Emotion Back into Training
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
It had supposedly been part of the food safety course earlier in the year, but it was hard to remember all that stuff. You just might find that it’ll be more effective and less of a chore for learners. You must turn off your emotions for the next hour.