Seven musts for creating effective elearning
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules. The problem is that you will get content heavy “PowerPoint like” courses that are not engaging or effective.
How to Help Employees Take Ownership
DECEMBER 8, 2016
Have you ever heard of the “IKEA effect”? No, I’m talking about the “IKEA effect” with an e. The IKEA effect is what researchers call the feelings of admiration people have for work when they toil over it themselves.
Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?
JULY 22, 2015
Really great instructional designers can help with motivation, but only to a point. Repetition can be effective in short, continuous bursts… but I’ll save that discussion for another blog post. I’ve published two posts on micro-learning in recent months.
Frustratingly Effective Learning
OCTOBER 8, 2015
In short, effective learning usually isn’t “the quick and easy path.”. Feedback is invaluable for helping improve performance and assessing quality. How to Tell Frustratingly Effective eLearning from Bad eLearning.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
So are these courses really all that helpful for. A library of courses is only effective when people are using it, so align the curriculum with. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. effective. Seven Simple Secrets to.
3 Types of Assessments That Help Measure Effectiveness of E-Learning
OCTOBER 30, 2015
Paying attention to the positives will help encourage learners to improve their performance. There is no doubt that they positively impact the effectiveness of learning and it pays to design suitable assessments for learning success.
Effective Instructional Graphics in eLearning
MAY 22, 2015
We always recommend finding a way to create an image that engages learners and effectively communicates a message. The challenge is, to create effective instructional graphics can be time consuming and costly. We’ve all heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words.”
Tips For Effective Webinar Creation and Delivery
MARCH 7, 2016
Ways to master webinar delivery for effective knowledge sharing as well as content marketing. Here are some tips for effective webinar planning and delivery: • Whys and Wherefores: The first step to success is effective planning – and this is true when creating webinars as well.
Making Learning Games Effective: 5 ways of ensuring that players LEARN
JUNE 20, 2014
Yes, they definitely help the learners get engaged but the ultimate goal is the mastery of knowledge and skills which are important in the workplace. However, this certainly does not mean that learning game has to look exactly like the work environment to be effective.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. They are clear on the importance of helping. Board, “Shifting an effective manager to an effective. So how effective are your managers at leading and. How can you help your.
Organizational Effectiveness for L&D?
OCTOBER 11, 2016
The concept was Organizational Effectiveness, and the question is the relevance to L&D. And I was mentioning that it was hard to see a real sense of urgency in L&D around the problems I can’t help but notice. He explained it was Organizational Effectiveness , and that intrigued me. Effectiveness would certainly include the typical L&D role of learning, but also performance support. The post Organizational Effectiveness for L&D?
How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Can filling hundreds and thousands of rows and spreadsheet columns help? So, to make an effective customized content delivery tailored to meet individual skill gaps was indeed a big challenge.
3 Elements of Effective Communication for Your Next eLearning Course
MARCH 15, 2017
In the workplace, effective communication is paramount. We would run into situations where a writer would fail to deliver their article before deadline and not tell anyone, which caused ripple effects throughout the paper. Looking for help making your eLearning course on communication?
Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?
MARCH 22, 2017
Comparing the effectiveness of eLearning against its in-person peer poses a challenge. When we measure the effectiveness of education, we have to take multiple variables into account. making it easy to contact a “real person” for those who need troubleshooting or tech help.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE. achieve or helps us learn. your guide – helping you to continue that. In our interviews and our online survey, we asked what had helped to make. a tool to help employees in their job. around us to find information that’ll help.
How Do Competitions help in Exposing Talent
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
Secondly, the output showcased (see pictures) left a ‘wow’ effect that reflects the capabilities of highly-talented people who highlight the organization culture. Simple affordable materials effectively used. Unearthing hidden talents in an organization can be a challenging exercise.
Learning Can Help Change, Transformation and Disruption
AUGUST 12, 2016
So, investing in a core group of people who can create a ripple effect and help drive change throughout the organization will be a determining factor for strong business success. According to respondents from KPMG’s U.S.
8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers
OCTOBER 16, 2013
They help participants learn at a deeper level. Elements of Effective Scenarios. Here are some elements that designers should consider when creating effective scenarios: involves mentally processing and connecting the content presented to the question/task.
9 Effective Instructional Design Tactics
MARCH 26, 2014
Effective online (or offline) instructional design is a critical component to improving learning retention. Reinforcing Effort & Providing Recognition - Instructors should help students see the relationship between effort, achievement, and recognition.
Help Bring Innovation to the Classroom
JANUARY 28, 2015
Recently, I’ve undertaken a venture to help bring educational innovation to the classroom. We successfully piloted some really cool ideas and got some good feedback and data on the effectiveness of our approach but, as most funding does, the funding ran out. BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP.
Employees Say Company Training Isn’t Helping
AUGUST 22, 2016
The new numbers spell trouble considering the role an effective corporate learning and development strategy plays in employee engagement and retention and in driving business results.
Learning and Development: What Makes Videos Effective?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Because there are different purposes for videos, questions were asked to help determine what type of video they were thinking of during the research. Some of the results of the study give insight into viewer habits, which may help you make sure you shape the learner experience.
Creating Effective Job Aids – Common Mistakes to avoid
AUGUST 20, 2015
Job aid, as the name suggests, aids the users in completing the job effectively and successfully. Context would help users understand, retain and process information better.
Effective virtual facilitation
OCTOBER 13, 2009
As virtual classes rapidly become de rigueur , the need for an effective virtual facilitation framework accelerates. As previously noted , adult learners are problem-oriented, so you need to explain how spending this hour or so will help them in their job.
JUNE 17, 2016
Good visuals help learners absorb material more effectively and make training memorable. Mnemonic graphics – helps learners retrieve facts from memory by looking at images that represent factual information. Everyone knows that graphics play a vital role in training.
How to Help Your Managers Become Better Coaches
JUNE 14, 2016
Help your managers become better coaches, even if you don’t have formal training. Regardless of your training situation, you can help your managers improve their coaching skills or even help individual contributors learn to coach each other.
3 Tips for Truly Effective Workplace Learning
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Only companies that have a dynamic workforce can hope to keep up, which means chief learning officers today have a profound part to play in helping their organizations survive and thrive. Learning helps to attract, engage and retain the best people.
Strategies for Creating Simulations in e-Learning: Helping Learners to Apply More
AUGUST 4, 2014
For corporate training, simulations are one of the most effective ways of imparting knowledge in a virtual environment. Simulations also help learners to apply pre-existing knowledge in a stress-free, virtual world, which allows them to learn from their mistakes as well as their successes.
7 Steps to an Effective Serious Game or Gamification Implementation
JUNE 23, 2015
That means most organizations have never used games for learning before and plan to do it without help from a vendor. Encouragement from senior leadership can be even more effective. Want to learn more about how to implement effective serious games? Are you a do-it-yourselfer?
Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs
Your Training Edge
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Employees get more confident and sure about their work and then they can come up with new ideas and can make effective strategies for the betterment of their corporation. These L&D programs help to make them more satisfied with their work and an organization.
15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
In this post, there are 15 tips from industry experts that will help designers create better engaging and effective result oriented e-courses. Providing navigational features to navigate through the course will help the learner access the course with ease.
Chasing Pokémon Can Help You Catch Learning
JULY 26, 2016
While developing your own “Pokémon GO”-style game requires a multimillion-dollar budget, AR learning experiences are feasible for most learning organizations, and they’ve already proven their effectiveness.
7 Online Sales Training Tips To Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal
MAY 19, 2016
Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal Using 7 Online Sales Training Tips. In this article, I’ll share 7 online sales training tips that can help your sales team seal the deal. Create an effective mentorship program.
To be an effective designer it helps to understand how people learn
Clive on Learning
APRIL 5, 2012
In the course of my work, I get to meet hundreds of l&d professionals every year, not just the managers, but those who work day in day out designing, developing and delivering courses for their organisations or their clients.
Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom
MARCH 19, 2015
Instructional support to help learners understand how to use the game increases the instruction effectiveness of the gaming experience by allowing learners to focus on the instructional information rather than the requirements of the game. Effective Electronic Gaming in Education (Vol.
eLearning: Effective Use of Fonts
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
OCTOBER 6, 2016
Here are a few of my thoughts, to help you make better font choices. by Sally Cox Different fonts evoke different emotions, and some fonts are more readable than others. There are lots of decisions to be made when choosing fonts for your eLearning projects.