Using eLearning Games as an eLearning Strategy
MAY 11, 2015
When I hear the word strategy, I think of people sitting around a long table, in a large conference room, with a whiteboard full of scribbles, arrows, and numbers. Looking for a way to avoid boredom when you build your eLearning strategy? We can think of (at least) five reasons why you should use eLearning games as a strategy: Creativity. Structure. Collaboration.
Make Your eLearning Personal
B Online Learning
MARCH 28, 2016
The way in which an eLearning course is written (including the script for the narration) can sometimes be the source of debate between developers and SME’s/clients. Opinions are often divided when asked if it is better to write in a formal rather than conversational style. But what does the research say? What’s better for learning? […].
Designing An Effective Elearning Content Strategy
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Just like with anything, your elearning course must have a carefully thought out plan and the right mix of elements in order to be able to capture the audience. Content strategy is the plan which outlines what form of content will be made available to learners in what form. But the fact is, having and interactive and responsive elearning interface is important. Like our post
Build Your eLearning Strategy Around the Employee Lifecycle
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
When you’re busy creating courses and cranking out eLearning content, it’s easy to forget the “why” behind the “what” you’re creating. Without a solid strategy to fall back on, designers can lose sight of the strategy for how their content supports learners and the organization. While I think a strategy is required, I don’t think it has to be too complex.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning. foundational content from OTS elearning and additional training that speaks specifically to. Unlike “checkbox” elearning content, people actually enjoy the quick, focused and fun. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. of learners.
2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions
DECEMBER 23, 2015
Our 2016 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. ” We’re putting this in here out of respect for WCW visionary David Wipperfurth, who claims that no one has done real gamification yet in eLearning. At the big eLearning conferences this year, roughly 50% of sessions and exhibitor booths were focused on either xAPI or Badges. eventually.
How to Implement Spaced Learning into Your eLearning Strategy
DECEMBER 5, 2016
Spaced learning will be one of the key eLearning techniques to look out for in 2017. At least, that’s according to John Curran, expert in Instructional Design and chair of the eLearning Network. It’s about time you implement spaced learning into your eLearning strategy. Start the new year strong and download your free Ultimate eLearning Action Plan For 2017.
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. e-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.
7 Ways to Create Engaging eLearning Using Articulate Storyline
B Online Learning
JUNE 9, 2015
Take a look at these suggestions to create engaging eLearning from the Articulate community. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design storylineIn Articulate Storyline this is achieved […].
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
don’t want to learn from formal elearning. included game-based elearning. STRATEGY" 22 Wisdom of crowds for the digital age ARE YOU KEEN TO TRY OUT INTERACTIVE VIDEO THIS YEAR? complement their L&D strategy. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. IT’S ABOUT.
Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Add recommended professional development tutorials, job-aids and eLearning programs for new employees. The post Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies appeared first on TalentLMS Blog. Do you remember your first job? The young age and the foreign surroundings. No comfort around you. No familiar faces. No information on what would happen next? Unpredictable and unknown.
eLearning Adoption at NRMA
B Online Learning
OCTOBER 28, 2015
One of the great joys of my role here at B Online Learning, is when I get to work with individuals, groups or companies who are starting an eLearning journey and my role is to help them start. With so many projects or business change initiatives the first step is the hardest part, it contains […].
How To Create Engaging eLearning: 10 Highly Effective Strategies For eLearning Professionals
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
“Engaging” is a word that you have probably heard a thousand times since you started your eLearning career ; and a million more if you have worked as an educator or corporate trainer before that. When you create eLearning experiences that connect your learners with your online content, learning becomes simple, natural, and effortless. 2 – Set clear eLearning objectives.
Game Element: Strategy
JULY 28, 2014
Strategy games are a popular type of games that require players to outwit and outmaneuver fellow players through careful decision making, planning several moves ahead and attempting to predict outcomes and consequences of both their moves and their opponent’s moves. Perhaps one of the best known strategy games is Chess. A great strategy game. Stratego. Civilization V game play.
Writing Conversations for eLearning
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
In the previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters to deliver eLearning content. My next post will discuss options for multimedia with conversation-driven elearning. If you’re thinking about trying this strategy, what else do you need to get started? Learner Challenge.
Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. Strategy eLearning 3.0 Top-Down Strategy What does a real life e-learning strategy look like?
Celebrating 50 eLearning Best Practices
JUNE 8, 2016
This article marks my fiftieth publication on the eLearning Brothers blog. Come follow along this summary post where I highlight the top 50 eLearning best practices and insights I’ve covered over the past year. These writings have provided unforgettable opportunities to explore the amazing world of eLearning. Use eLearning templates to minimize the amount of repetitive work.
Learning Strategy Issues
DECEMBER 7, 2016
One presentation was on collaborating to produce an elearning course on sleeping better, with the presenter’s firm demonstrating expertise in elearning, while the other firm had the subject matter expertise on sleep health. It first takes an awareness of the problems (my old line: “L&D isn’t doing near what it could and should, and what it is doing it is doing badly, other than that things are fine” :), and then a strategy to move forward. The post Learning Strategy Issues appeared first on Learnlets. meta-learning strategy
Actively Partnering for eLearning Development
B Online Learning
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy collaboration design development elearning eLearning content eLearning course design elearning development outsourcing “The green reed which bends in the wind is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.” ?
8 Best Practices For Designing Gamified eLearning Experiences
AUGUST 17, 2016
How To Design Gamified eLearning Experiences. There isn’t any doubt that gamification holds a prominent place in the future of eLearning. This comes as no surprise, thanks to the fact that gamified eLearning courses boost learner engagement , increase motivation , and trigger their competitive nature. Determine WHY And HOW To Gamify Your eLearning Course.
4 Motivation Strategies for eLearning Environments with Massive Learners
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Developing training for a limited number of learners with similar backgrounds is very different from developing an eLearning program for a widely dispersed audience with varying experiences, language and cultural backgrounds. How do we tie the learners together to receive the eLearning course positively? You need to create a concrete and a self-sustaining eLearning course.
The Importance of eLearn Source Files
B Online Learning
JANUARY 13, 2016
In the time that I have been working in the eLearning industry (about 20 years), I have noticed one truth from the clients side and that is that content vendors come and content vendors go. This is not a bad thing of course, unless you’re a content vendor on the ‘going’ side of the equation, […].
Practical eLearning Experience for Universities
B Online Learning
JULY 30, 2015
One of the great aspects of our Master eLearning Course is that it brings together people from a diverse range of industries and backgrounds and many are brand new to the eLearning space. Lately we’ve noticed increasing numbers of people enrolling from the University (Higher Education) and the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sectors. We […].
2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up
AUGUST 29, 2016
Last December, we placed some of eLearning’s most interesting trends on the hype curve. Now that we are over halfway through 2016, we felt it was time to reflect on how well our predictions played out here at Web Courseworks as well as the eLearning industry. Gamification – eLearning Learning covers the eight best practices for designing gamified eLearning experiences.
eLearning Strategies: Creating Employee Development Training
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
Here are some eLearning strategies to create impactful employee development training – with the aim of making learning interesting as well as effective. Personalized learning: Finally, it is not wise to assume the one-size-fits-all strategy. Blog e-Learning New Ideas elearning Strategies Employee Development Training training and learning opportunities
Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
It is critical not only understand the drivers behind this sudden surge but also how it can be implemented in workplace learning strategy. Organizations, in a bid to make learning accessible and digestible, are trying to include micro-learning as a part of their workplace learning design strategy. Feedback discussions can be a part of an organization’s micro-learning strategy.
Psychology of Corporate eLearning: 5 Things to Consider
JULY 19, 2016
It often appears that the things we learned at universities a few years ago become outdated, new trends come calling the shots, and eLearning seems the only savior to help us stay the course. To understand why adults are ready to embrace corporate eLearning and how to develop insightful and useful courses for them, educators should consider traits, habits, and mindsets of their learners.
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. – ie.
10 Strategies for Impactful Instruction
JANUARY 28, 2016
Whether you’re administering elearning or live classroom training the end-goal is often the same. At the end of the course you want the participants to leave with new information. Not only that, you want them to apply this information. The interesting this is that the majority of the time the success of a course (be it online or in-person) is hardly the result of the content.
10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning
JUNE 21, 2016
There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. But which strategy is the most effective? Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. eLearning elearning social learning
Do You Have a Mobile Learning Strategy?
JUNE 15, 2016
Many organizations have an elearning strategy, but do they have one for mobile learning? The rise of mobile technology has made elearning professionals re-think how we view elearning. What was once considered to be a part of elearning has now grown into its own industry. Others may just want to ensure that their elearning programs encompass mobile components.
When Should You Use Video in eLearning?
OCTOBER 19, 2016
And, videos make a great addition to eLearning courses. First things first, don’t include a video just to add some pizazz to your eLearning course. If you’re drafting a video script and realize it’s about 10 minutes in length: re-evaluate the strategy. The post When Should You Use Video in eLearning? appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Not always.
5 Benefits of Implementing a Template Strategy
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
In January of 2013 I started with eLearning Brothers as their template library manager. eLearning Brothers has one of the largest and best eLearning template libraries out there ranging from people picture graphics to games natively built within almost every major eLearning tool. It’s like having your own iStock library full of eLearning specific content.
Using storytelling in e-learning: An e-learning strategy
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Blog e-Learning New Ideas Research Tools & Technologies Corporate Learning elearning strategy Game-based learning storytelling storytelling in e-learning Stories are often a popular mode of learning in our formative years. In adult learning, they can prove to be equally impactful. Stories can effectively lighten the mood, bringing relief to the monotony of learning.
Is Your Organization Ready for eLearning?
MAY 26, 2016
The value of eLearning is abundantly apparent to those of us working in the training and development industry. However, while we see the benefits and advantages of using eLearning, that doesn’t always mean that an organization is ready to embrace eLearning with open arms. You have the budget to support eLearning design, delivery, and tracking.
Creating an e-learning strategy that works
APRIL 21, 2015
Rather, it should be developing an e-learning strategy. An e-learning strategy can be and should be used in whatever industry or market. Need a strategy. Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. What constitutes a strategy? If you look on the internet, a strategy is a very long and extensive document with specific headers for whatever type it might be (marketing for example) and always seems to require a lot of pages, even if you use a template. Right there, you devised a strategy. Education?