10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines
JULY 19, 2012
It was a two page document with just a mention of different forms of learning (Elearning, Classroom Training) that they wanted to conduct through the system. Here are 10 guidelines to draft an effective LMS RFP. This can help the vendor develop an appropriate implementation strategy. Learning Management LMS Guidelines LMS RFP LMS RFP GuidelinesLearners.
Guideline For Finding Your Organization’s Ideal LMS
JUNE 23, 2016
Have your cake and eat it too, a guideline for finding your organization's ideal LMS. Ask your instructors and facilitators their honest feedback about your current training strategy. The purpose of this feedback is that they are the ones who help learners take full advantage of the overall organizational strategy. learning LMS Uncategorized buying an LMS elearning eLL
3 Strategies to Enhance your eLearning Campaign
APRIL 2, 2015
Ensuring that all of your employees are up to date with the newest regulations and guidelines nowadays, however, is as simple as setting them up with the right eLearning course. The post 3 Strategies to Enhance your eLearning Campaign appeared first on SCORM Explained. Learning elearning elearning strategiesHaving the right team is impossible unless they also have the right training. What should the focus be of your campaign to ensure that your Read More.
Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
However, these are in no way definitive or the only characteristics but a set of guidelines…. It is critical not only understand the drivers behind this sudden surge but also how it can be implemented in workplace learning strategy. Feedback discussions can be a part of an organization’s micro-learning strategy. Should it be something that takes less than 5 minutes to consume?
Franchise Custom Elearning Development
MARCH 8, 2016
One place we most often see the missed opportunity to leverage elearning is in the world of franchising. Franchises, with their diverse populations and geographically spread locations, can greatly benefit from custom elearning solutions. Below we have identified 3 reasons for franchises to partner with a custom elearning development company to grow their business. 1.
Working with Cognitive Load
B Online Learning
AUGUST 12, 2014
When I first started working as an eLearninginstructional designer I became interested in the learning process and how people learn. came across a book called Efficiency in Learning: Evidence-Based Guidelines to Manage Cognitive Loadby Ruth […]. figured that if I knew more about information processing and learning, I could hopefully design more effective courses.
Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
How You Can Deliver Highly Effective Courses Through Bite-Sized eLearning. But how can eLearning professionals provide them with the bite-sized bits of eLearning they need to achieve their goals, especially when working on a tight eLearning budget? Here are 7 tips and tricks for creating microlearning materials for your bite-sized eLearning program: 1.
eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms
JUNE 9, 2016
Previously we dug into the alphabet soup of eLearning terms and acronyms. ADDIE- The ADDIE model is a process used by instructional designers and training developers offering guidelines for creating effective training. Essentially this is the strategy phase. The post eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms appeared first on Knowledge Direct.
Strategies for Optimal SME Engagement
MAY 25, 2011
Below are these barriers and some of the strategies that we came up with. Specify the “rules” up front for handling these conflicts – have everyone agree to an intervention strategy to deal with differences of opinion among SMEs. Establish criteria for your SMEs – come up with a clear “job description” for all of your SMEs so that there are clear guidelines on what will be expected of them. There you have it - five barriers to a successful SME relationship and some strategies to overcome them. By Dean Hawkinson. Barrier 1 – Lack of commitment/accountability.
Accessibility and Articulate Storyline 2
B Online Learning
JULY 14, 2015
Recently, Update 5 for Articulate Storyline 2 was released and as part of this, improvements were made that allow Storyline 2 to meet more of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). If you’re not familiar with WCAG, they cover a wide range of recommendations for making Web content (including eLearning) more accessible to people with […].
7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning
MARCH 15, 2016
New post 7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning on Obsidian Learning. In this article, I’ll share 7 techniques to enhance knowledge retention techniques you can take into account in your next eLearning course design. Applying Knowledge Retention Techniques In eLearning. Refresher eLearning assessments. Gamify your eLearning content. Chart it!
Situated Cognition In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know
DECEMBER 7, 2015
Context is key to creating successful eLearning experiences. In this article, I’ll shed light on the situated cognition theory, from its core principles to tips that will help you use it in your next eLearning course. Below you’ll find 4 best practices and 5 tips that can help you integrate situated cognition into your eLearning strategy. According to J.
50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012
JANUARY 8, 2013
We have compiled the 50 best eLearning posts of 2012 from our blog. Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy. Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads). Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions. Mobile Workforce Is Growing – Is Your Training Strategy Evolving? 10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines. eLearning
5 Articles on Using Video in ELearning
JUNE 3, 2015
Have you ever taken an elearning course that didn’t include at least some form of video? suppose it’s safe to say that this wasn’t my favorite elearning experience. That said, such courses are becoming a thing of the past as videos and animations are now more of a standard in elearning. Articles About ELearning & Videos. elearning
The Effective Blended Learning Strategy
APRIL 8, 2015
Not only do you benefit from the implementation of a synchronous learning strategy, but also you have the chance to benefit from “go at your own pace” techniques that are part of an asynchronous learning strategy. Define the Blended Learning Course Objectives Blended learning strategy begins like any other learning program design: defining blended learning course objectives. Determine the Interactivity Level One of the best things about the blended learning strategy is the degree of control you have over deciding the level of interactivity in your course.
From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology
OCTOBER 9, 2012
Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 or 3.0 So if technology isn’t the real challenge for us in transitioning from eLearning to mLearning, then what are the real challenges?
6 Tips to Create Engaging eLearning Courses
JULY 28, 2015
Engaged learners are what we are actually looking for in eLearning. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to create engaging eLearning courses that will allow you to increase your audience’s engagement levels by using a variety of eLearning resources, techniques, and strategies. How to Create Engaging eLearning Courses: 6 Tips for eLearning Professionals.
ILT, Elearning, or MOOC? When to Use Common Training Formats
Your Training Edge
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
The point is that when many people, even in L&D departments, think about effective corporate training, they have one specific format in mind, and that format is usually either instructor-led training (ILT) or elearning. Below are some guidelines for when to use traditional ILT, elearning, and MOOCs. Elearning. Use elearning or a MOOC instead. MOOCs.
Gender Representation in eLearning by Judy Katz
Learning Solutions Magazine
OCTOBER 21, 2015
The issue of how to represent gender in eLearning in a way that is authentic and helpful is not an easy one. guidelines, and ideas to spark productive conversations within our industry and your department. Emerging Topics Instructional Design Management Training Strategiesanswers are. not simple, and even considering the questions can be uncomfortable for many. In this article, you will find some. excellent.
The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design
MAY 2, 2015
The Basics of Design Thinking in eLearning : What is the basic idea behind design thinking in e-learning? Read this article to find out what Christopher Pappas (Founder, eLearning Industry) has to say. He concludes the article by pointing out the benefits of adopting this strategy in our profession. Design thinking is the new rage these days. INTERVIEWS. VIDEOS / PRESENTATIONS.
Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning. Yet, this is where organizations are struggling. In this post, I want to explore a few reasons for this struggle. ” 3.
Scaling with eLearning: How & Where to Grow
JUNE 17, 2015
You’ve already invested in eLearning, and you’re reaping the rewards. Or maybe you’re interested in why you should be investing in eLearning. But how can you scale your eLearning investment effectively? I – with the help of a little research – can help you there. eLearning is Growing; Scale With It. eLearning Techniques You Should be Using. Example.
The Flexible eLearning Framework
JULY 12, 2016
When Dr Badrul Khan developed the Flexible eLearning Framework, he wanted to answer a cardinal question: “What does it take to provide the best and most meaningful flexible learning environments for learners worldwide?” ” In this article we answer this question by explaining Dr Khan’s Flexible eLearning Framework. What is a Flexible eLearning Framework?
3 Ways to Create Effective ELearning
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
If you are just starting off in the elearning industry, creating your first course is a way of passage. If you are creating elearning for a client on a consulting basis, you will also learn a great deal of patience! One question that many people ask is, “how do you create effective elearning”? elearning instructional design So What Can You Do? Be Informative.
eLearning for Travel Agents
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
In this section we discuss the eLearning solutions for this lucrative business. Destination management organizations (DMO) work hard to analyze traveler demands, feedback on experiences, legal and safety guidelines, health and political constraints as well as travel documents needed for different destinations. Travel agents are no longer your book-my-flight agents anymore.
Ways to Keep Learners from Forgetting Your eLearning
MARCH 25, 2015
Here are few guidelines that can help you create elearning courses that are “hard to forget.” The isolation strategy. Following isolation strategy in your elearning course can be a good idea to keep learners from forgetting your online training. Bring elements of surprise and unexpected outcomes in your elearning to apply the Von Restorff Effect. Surprise learners with unexpected story plots (elearning scenarios), fascinate them with interesting images and engage them with refreshing audio and video pieces. — Aristotle.
Game Architecture: Delivering Meaningful Learning Experiences by Mayra Aixa Villar
Learning Solutions Magazine
JANUARY 13, 2013
By focusing on delivering the necessary experience, designers can produce meaningful, engaging eLearning as games. Here are guidelines to effective mechanics, story, aesthetics, and technology selection that support contextualized practice, invitation to action, and self-assessment of decisions. Design Strategies Development Strategies Games & Learning Training Strategies
How to use eLearning for Employee Onboarding
JANUARY 12, 2016
eLearning, especially in the form of modern web based learning management systems (LMS) , has been the obvious answer to those needs. But before we get into how enterprises can leverage eLearning for employee orientation and new hire training, let’s first have a look at the contents of a typical employee onboarding course. eLearning based onboarding. Blend it.
9 Tips To Boost eLearning Course Participation
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Most trainers complain that the eLearning course participants communicate with the trainer, but not with their peers! In this article, we’ll share a few suggestions on how to promote eLearning course participation as a trainer. Participation: a crucial challenge in eLearning course creation. So, you have launched this awesome eLearning course recently. Participate first!
Being a Good Coach through eLearning Feedback
AUGUST 3, 2011
He told me about some of the advice he found on the web about coaching, and I realized that much of what he learned can be applied to coaching in eLearning as well. Most eLearning lessons contain knowledge checks of some sort, such as scenarios followed by a multiple choice question, hotspot questions that prompt learners to recognize something in an image , and simulations in which learners work through a procedure. In many eLearning lessons, a box appears that says something like, “Incorrect. How do you coach learners in eLearning feedback? By Shelley A. Gable.
7 Tips To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Self-paced eLearning courses put trainees in charge of their eLearning experience. How To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course. Today, accessing self-paced eLearning courses is as easy as clicking a download button or logging into a Learning Management System. But with modern technology come brand new eLearning obstacles. Create Personalized eLearning Plans.
eLearning is Overdue for a Makeover
Will at Work Learning
MARCH 6, 2014
I''ve been an observer of elearning for almost 30 years. I''ve seen brilliant, compelling, effective elearning. I''ve built some pretty damn good elearning too. And yet, after four decades of human effort to improve elearning, there''s still way, way, way too much mediocre elearning created each year. A lot of us have been grumbling about the sorry state of elearning for a long time. What we''ve done is to channel the wisdom of scientific researchers, world-class elearning designers, and elearning thought leaders. eLearningManifesto.org.
Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010
JANUARY 6, 2011
Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry. LMS: Strategy or Tool? Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts. Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development? IPhone- User Interface Guidelines. SCORM Implementation Strategies For Mobile: mLearnCon. Creating Successful m-Learning Strategy. April.
How to Design eLearning for Traditional Learners
OCTOBER 29, 2013
If you’ve attended any of the many eLearning or training & development conferences, you know there is a lot of buzz around augmented reality, immersive learning simulations, serious games and social learning applications. In this sea of complex new learning strategies, more traditional learners need to have their preferences addressed too. Here are four tips on how to help make your eLearning friendly to traditional learners: Provide Support. Take a look at the guidelines. Technology is truly beginning to transform what learning is. Make sure this is clear.