Where I Get Blog Post Ideas
DECEMBER 22, 2015
They ask how I come up with ideas, especially when I’ve been blogging so long. My ideas for posts come from several sources. Online Discussions: When someone asks a good question in a forum (LinkedIn group discussions, eLearning Heroes, etc.), It also helps to sit down sometimes and just brainstorm topic ideas or potential post titles. Image Credit: Idea!
What Sharing Ideas At Work Does For Us
SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
There are many benefits from sharing ideas at work. I thought it would be good to write this because I occasionally hear people talk about sharing creates stolen ideas and in return fighting over those stolen ideas. There are other thoughts on why sharing ideas at work shouldn’t be done but my focus on why it’s a good idea is based on this opposition. Here are some of the reasons I like to share ideas at work and make what I know and learn public knowledge for others to benefit from. Connecting Ideas In New Ways. Ideas Come & Go.
Culture before Content: 3 Steps for Warming Up Your Organization to the Idea of Microlearning
APRIL 15, 2016
So, in order to get your organization micro-ready, you’ll likely need to do some homework to help people warm up to the idea. After all, we’ve been conditioned to accept the traditional idea of institutional learning since we were 5 years old. Relate unfamiliar ideas like microlearning to the real-world learning and problem-solving activities we all engage in every day (e.g.
Discussion with Lucid Meetings
MARCH 22, 2012
2) How did you develop the idea for the product? But we found that to run an effective meeting we would have multiple applications going and we were constantly switching between apps: MS Word for the agenda, Evernote for note taking, Web Conferencing for screen sharing, you get the idea. Plus there is a nice surprise for anyone who reads to the end of the article:). So give it a try!
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
They have a built-in support group to ask questions, share ideas, and evaluate. As discussed. Social learning can increase engagement, stimulate discussion, and establish credibility in. periodic “lunch & learns” where employees can discuss the recent training they’ve taken. complements recent OTS courses and then meet to discuss their observations. capital.
Reach more learners – 6 ideas for marketing your training
JUNE 1, 2016
You could include a forum or social space inside your own LMS and encourage learners to take part in a discussion about the training there. Download the Elearning Communications Plan Template The post Reach more learners – 6 ideas for marketing your training appeared first on Sponge UK. It’s no surprise that 40% of learners say they can’t find training that’s relevant to them.
EdisonLearning Officials Discuss the Future of K-12 Education
JULY 3, 2008
Recently I attended an online discussion facilitated by the educational company EdisonLearning who recently acquired a product called Provost. The goal of the discussion was to talk about the acquisition of the new product but also to discuss the future of education as EdisonLearning envisons it. I love the idea of an organization looking at new designs for schools.much needed. The name change includes a new company approach to teaching and learning for all children. The kids could then receive differentiated instruction customized to their needs.
‘Discussion forum': don’t let the name of the tool put you on the wrong learning design track
The eLearning Nomad
JULY 2, 2015
They’re usually called discussion forums or discussion boards and are the most commonly used tool for answering questions as well as for any conversations we have in an online learning space. To keep with the name, discussion forums are generally used for a discussion activity. The term discussion forum implies that the tool has to be used for discussions.
Idea Management and Design – You Mean PKM?
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Idea Management and Design, that sounds close to what I know as Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). Breaking down idea management from the MSLOC430 blog, it’s very familiar to me: Sourcing – who contributes ideas, and how do you collect them (seek). Filtering – how do you evaluate ideas to find the most promising or innovative. I’m thinking the first difference I might see in this would be that idea management isn’t just personal, it can be for the good of a company and can be group knowledge. What is idea management and design to you?
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
concept – we’ve been discussing it for a while now – but it’s. We’ve just discussed the need for quick. delivery that has gone from an idea to a. As we discussed in our recent. a particular team or function to share ideas. Let employees set up an online discussion group themselves around common. to the idea of content curation – something we identified.
“Post once, reply twice”: uninspiring online discussion boards and what to do about them
The eLearning Nomad
MARCH 13, 2014
Remove the assessment requirement and the discussion boards are (almost) empty. Have a look at the following discussion board question from an urban planning course: “Looking at the map of [insert name region], discuss possible locations for people who may eventually commute to work in [insert name city]”. So how then do you get a real and meaningful discussion going?
Medium.com: A New Medium for Discussing E-Learning?
The Learning Dispatch
MARCH 14, 2014
This service could pose an interesting prospect for e-Learning discussions. These days, it seems like most of the online e-Learning discussions are taking place on niche websites and specialized groups on social media (e.g. Twitter has helped shape the discussion into a single stream of content with topical hashtags like # elearning , but that service can only do so much since exchanges are limited to 140 characters. I recently heard about Medium.com , a kind of communal blog publishing platform where anyone can write about anything. Facebook, LinkedIn). read more
Invite to a Discussion
MARCH 10, 2011
Join Tony O’Driscoll and I as we up to share our ideas and thoughts about immersive e-learning environments. This will allow every attendee to actively interact, communicate, learn, and share ideas nearly as effectively as if we were in a physical room together, instead of in 40 different locations. In a free, limited-seat virtual event March 30 at 11 a.m. EST in VenueGen. Online registration will open next week, and the 40 virtual seats will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Those who would like to receive an email alert when registration opens can sign up here.
Reflections of a mooc unvirgin
MARCH 11, 2013
An announcement board kept us up to date, the discussion forums were easy to find, and the final assessment was explained clearly from Day 1. While I initially found this frustrating (having to bounce between them in case I missed out on anything), I now agree in hindsight that multiple platforms are a good idea – on the proviso that the Coursera-hosted forum remains the plenary.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Diagnose: Sue has a general idea of what she needs to improve, but she knows she needs to get more information to better diagnose and understand her skill gaps. She decides that when she sets expectations, she should also discuss with her team members how she will manage progress going forward. Would the ideas we propose here help you. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. Our experience.
They’re not like us
MAY 12, 2014
We share knowledge on Twitter, contribute to discussions on LinkedIn, read books, write blogs, comment on blogs, subscribe to industry magazines, share links to online articles, watch videos, and participate in MOOCs. We tinker with software, experiment with new ideas, attend conferences, and join local meetups. This is a point that I fear many of our peers fail to grasp.
ATD 2016 Sneak Peek – 4 Ideas for Restoring Relevance to L&D
MAY 20, 2016
4 Ideas for Restoring Relevance to L&D on Tuesday, May 24 at 3 pm in room 217. During this one-hour session, Axonify CEO Carol Leaman and I will discuss the evolving knowledge needs of today’s employees and share examples of how we have helped numerous companies improve their learning ecosystems and achieve considerable business results. in 2015. then why do it?
The dawn of a new generation
JULY 22, 2014
Denise was however convinced that it was a good idea and the only way to improve further performance. Also, by keeping tabs on the discussions in the forum, the L&D professional can identify gaps in the solution, and review the content that is evidently unclear or difficult to find. And yet… the world is changing. My part comprised a proposed solution to a fictional caselet.
10 hot tips for moocers
MARCH 31, 2013
Having said that, remain open to new ideas that foster other lines of inquiry. Participate actively in the discussion forum. Reply to their posts, build upon their ideas and suggest alternative thoughts. I found it helpful to use the discussion forum to post preliminary drafts of my ideas, refine them, then blog them. Firstly: “Why a mooc?”
Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector
JUNE 17, 2012
It warms my heart to see my colleagues asking and answering questions, sharing web articles, crowdsourcing ideas, gathering feedback, praising team mates, comparing notes on where to buy the best coffee, and even whining a little. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing. The front runner is business champions.
5 E-Learning Design Ideas I Got While Traveling
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
I’ve discussed this in previous posts: Here’s How to Get past a Screen Full of Bullet Points. A great place to look for design ideas is in magazines. So I continued through the magazine, challenging myself to find at least 10 graphic design ideas I could use in an elearning course. Layout Ideas. There are a bunch of good ideas that you can glean from the magazine.
Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector
JUNE 17, 2012
It warms my heart to see my colleagues asking and answering questions, sharing web articles, crowdsourcing ideas, gathering feedback, praising team mates, comparing notes on where to buy the best coffee, and even whining a little. I’m happy to share my opinion with them (borne from my experience), but thus far I have been cognisant of the fact that I haven’t cross-checked my ideas against those of others in the corporate sector. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing. enterprise 2.0
What matters is the question not the content: “One Idea + One Learning” = “Contexsual Learning”
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
I have been experimenting on ONE IDEA, ONE LEARNING MODEL for a few months now. He presented a lesson which may present ten good ideas. He would present the ideas and have group discussions around the ten ideas. Don’t people get bored talking about the same ideas over and over again?” They don’t remember all the nine other ideas. Ray Jimenez, PhD.
Pedagogy in Game-Based Learning – Tips to align ID strategies in Learning Games
OCTOBER 28, 2014
To discuss other strategies and share more of our experiences in using ID strategies while developing learning games, write to email@example.com or fill the form below. Blog e-Learning New Ideas elearning Game-based learning Gamification The popularity of games in learning is contributing to the immense growth of the gaming industry. Explore. Explain. Elaborate. Evaluate.
This Week in #TalkTech: Video Storytelling, Brain Games, and Idea Sharing
SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. We discuss three topics a week and the chat lasts around 30 minutes. How can the informal sharing of ideas make us all smarter? . New ideas (good or bad) are being shared constantly.
How to Get Your Chief Learning Officer to Buy-In For Training Ideas
MAY 2, 2016
Here are a few tips to get your chief learning officers to buy in for training ideas: Title: Link Training Programs to Organizational Goals Description: The first and foremost step is to identify organizational goals of your business in the years to come. Without clear and explicit goals in mind, you would drift aimlessly with no idea how to move things along. .
Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective
JULY 24, 2014
Utilizing the social reach of the delivery platform, the learners can discuss, post queries or share insights on a common social platform. Instructors can facilitate these discussions and a common solution to the problem can then be reached. Blog e-Learning New Ideas Research The increasing popularity of mobile-based learning is a direct output of this realization. Taylor.
The role of Mentor in e-Learning: Adding the Human Touch
APRIL 22, 2014
Mentoring through message board/discussion boards: Collaboration features like discussion boards in a LMS can also be utilized for fruitful interactions between learners and the Mentor. Learners can leave their comments or queries on the discussion board and the mentor can answer them as per his or her availability. Building case for Mentors in e-learning. contact-form-7].
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. Blog e-Learning New Ideas Research e-course ecourses elearning elearning courses Game-based learning interactivities in elearning Lets be honest – Learning is not always an activity we look forward to. Trainings can be monotonous, especially in the context of ‘pure’ technology-aided learning.
The Top 4 Constraints of Corporate Learning and Ways to overcome them
MAY 25, 2014
For instance, the course can be delivered on an online platform, but the background material can be shared through short classroom sessions and the session can also be used for discussions on the topic. Blog e-Learning New Ideas Research Corporate Learning learning budget learning constraints Training and learning training program
Using Endowed Progress Effect to Motivate Corporate Learners
MAY 18, 2015
If you want to discuss this further or implement it in your training plan, please fill the following form and we will get back to you. e-Learning New Ideas ResearchMotivation is an important component in learning – more so in self-paced learning initiatives. In classrooms, a lot of it can be created on-the-go by the instructor. A popular research paper by Nunes, J. &
Demystifying how we learn at the Workplace: Creating pathways for impactful learning
MARCH 23, 2014
Learning through discussions with others: Interactions are at the core of informal learning in the workplace and occur all through the organization. Informal chats and discussions are great ways to learn but to bring it under the umbrella of corporate learning, you have to create suitable platforms for interactions to happen and extract learning out of them. contact-form-7].
Using storytelling in e-learning: An e-learning strategy
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
This context is especially important for the corporate learner, who learns better by ‘doing’, if they have a clear idea of ‘why’ they are doing it. Debates and discussions can follow the story – encouraging different views on topics to converge and generate knowledge within the entire learner group. Stories are often a popular mode of learning in our formative years.
Blended Learning: Different combinations that work
MARCH 13, 2014
The classroom session is then utilized for one-to-one discussions and collaborations. Online social platforms like discussion boards and chat archives can be utilized to create knowledge repositories on specific topics. e-Learning New Ideas Tools & Technologies Blended Learning collaborative learning e-learning Custom E-learning e-learning courses online learning
Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning
JULY 10, 2014
So before launching the social learning intitive, identify active social learners and take their support to market the idea of sharing and learning from each other. This can be achieved by encouraging learners to discuss issues and queries that they perceive as important, share information that they deem useful and so on. Blog e-Learning LMS New Ideas Recognize and Reward.
Flipped Classrooms in Corporate Learning: Concept or reality?
OCTOBER 21, 2013
Instructors soon realized that they could use the concept to provide entire lectures online, and then use the face-to-face classroom time for interactive exercises like discussions, queries and other activities that encourage concept mastery. Blog e-Learning LMS New Ideas Tools & Technologies Blending e-learning Classroom Training e-course Learning Management System link].