Designing Learning Environments for the Digital Age
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Learning technologies and methodologies have evolved rapidly and dramatically over the past three decades. This blog post will highlight the evolution of corporate learning and learning environment design and strategies. For modern learning environment examples, and solution recommendations, watch the entire recording of Catherine’s BYTE session here.
New learning environments
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Our final #EDENchat of 2015 focused on new learning environments, namely MOOCs, flipped classrooms and blended learning methods. Those who participated shared their experiences of MOOCs and flipped learning both as teachers and as learners. One of the key discussion points was around the nature of these approaches and their effectiveness as learning environments.
Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments
MARCH 10, 2010
Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. Jane Hart wrote about ‘How to Create a Social Learning Environment’ in the November 09 issue of Inside Learning Technologies. While some of these tools cost money, the bulk of them are free.
Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment
MAY 3, 2011
Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). They generally have a haphazard learning experience. But placements are very rich environments with many unique opportunities to learn. So what can we do?
Take Charge of your eLearning environment
Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage
The evolution of personal learning environments
OCTOBER 24, 2014
A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. By and large, this constitutes John’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE). The coming of technology has naturally exposed us to more entertainment, and at the same time, to more learning. Much of our learning is informal and happens online. Image Credit – Freepik.com.
2 Simple Steps to Create a Minimalist eLearning Environment
JANUARY 20, 2016
This is best accomplished by providing learners/users with an eLearning environment that is stripped of all that would distract them from comprehending the information that is needed for their immediate and long-term success. Any administrator, trainer or employer can create a minimalist eLearning environment – they just need to take two easy steps. Isn’t this a desire of yours?
Models For Designing Your Personal Learning Environment
The eLearning Coach
DECEMBER 2, 2014
A personal learning environment (PLE) is a solution for keeping up with the rapid pace of knowledge change. In adult learning, I think of it as a self-directed and evolving environment of tools, services and resources organized by a person seeking a […] Post from: The eLearning Coach Models For Designing Your Personal Learning Environment.
New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 8, 2015
In recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space. New trends have emerged including blended learning , personalised learning environments ( PLEs ) Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), mobile learning and the flipped classroom. GMT (21.00
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. learning to. LEARNING ON PEOPLE –. curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON. Learning Insights 2017 4 Thank you for taking time out. Learning Insights report. learning.
What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization
MAY 19, 2014
A sumptuous spread of cerebral and endorphin-inducing fare, the subtext was learning, learning and more learning. That is a strident example of the reach and power of social learning. And online learning, the ubiquitously-used learning at leisure and learning on the move with eLearning and mLearning ? Is there scope for co-existence?
Learning Culture: A Workplace Environment for Success (Part One)
The Peformance Improvement
JANUARY 20, 2015
In a two-part article I wrote for BusinessThinker.com titled, Learning Culture: A Workplace Environment for Success , I start by posing some questions that I think people need to ask themselves about their organizations to determine if they need a stronger learning culture: Do you want employees to care about their work and their customers and go the extra mile?
Training in an Ad-Hoc, BYOD Environment
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 20, 2014
We’ve looked at what they are, the technologies that underlie them, and their place in organizational and employee learning and development. MOOCs have become popular largely because their flexible format allows companies to deliver the type of training required in the increasingly ad-hoc, BYOD environment that is the modern workplace. Learning on the go. All Rights Reserved.
3D Virtual Immersive Environment: Conceptual Orienteering
JUNE 28, 2010
Conceptual Orienteering is a learning archetype where learners are given activities or situations in which they are presented with examples and non-examples of environmental or situational conditions for the purpose of discrimination and creating an understanding of key concepts. Image courtesy of Randy Hinrichs of 2b3d and author of an upcoming handbook about learning in 3D.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). their learning and development. OF FORTUNE 500 CEOS WANT TO KNOW THE BUSINESS IMPACT OF THEIR LEARNING. little emphasis on creating an environment in which.
COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 4
JANUARY 31, 2017
The post COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 4 appeared first on Learnnovators.
Article Review: “Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More”
JULY 11, 2016
The right environment can make progress much easier. Environment Often matters More” that success may come less from your soul than your surroundings. What I learned from this article. Environment can be a secret weapon in encouraging positive habits. Environment can be a secret weapon in encouraging positive habits. Learn more. My comments.
8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Social learning promotes collaboration and peer-based eLearning feedback. In this article, we’ll share 8 tips on how to make the social learning environment most effective. Minimize Distractions In The Social Learning Environment. The secret is knowing how to separate personal posts, tweets, and comments from the social learning side of things.
Training for a Critical Incident in a 3D Virtual Environment
SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
These are critical incidents and 3D learning environments can help people prepare and train for these events. Training in the MMORPG America's Army The critical incident learning environment in 3D is when the learner is placed into an environment or situation similar to the real event in which they must use their prior knowledge to solve a problem. Figure 5.9
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? into the learner’s daily environment. what they learn in training. Finally, they might not be able to apply the learning in their. learned in the training. capital.
The Future of eLearning and Immersive Learning Environments
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
Elearning continues to rapidly evolve as technologies such as gamification, immersive learning environments ( ILEs ), MOOCS, mobile learning and other modern training delivery methods penetrate the marketplace. What are immersive learning environments? They relearn even the simplest of tasks, like turning a wrench, underwater, to simulate the harsh low-gravity and airless environment of space. The NASA learning environment is indeed immersive, but it’s real, not virtual. E-learning LMS eLL
Create an Environment for Learning to Thrive
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Get tips on how to create a strong learning culture by incorporating social learning opportunities into your L&D programs. elearning learning programs
4 Motivation Strategies for eLearning Environments with Massive Learners
OCTOBER 21, 2015
The problem in these types of learning programs is not only that the learners are unknown to you, the course facilitators are also foreign. These help learners revise and recall facts learned up till the current point. We all love progress bars, especially when reading or learning a large volume of material. Learning becomes a game and learners want to be a part of it.
Avoiding Information Overload in Online Learning Environments: An e-learning perspective
JULY 16, 2014
The effectiveness and impact of technology-aided learning in the corporate sector is unquestionable. With the aid of technology, training and learning has become more accessible to a wider spread of corporate learners, no matter where they are located across the globe. The learner group has to be made aware of the e-learning initiative well before it is implemented.
Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
In the comments section of my previous post, Mike Caulfield kindly pointed me to the article Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network by Jonathan Mott. Mott’s blueprint is the Open Learning Network (OLN). Mine is the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). In How to revamp your learning model , I propose three core components: 1. Amen to that.
Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment
JANUARY 27, 2016
Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment. The post Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment appeared first on Edmego Learning. I dare anyone to challenge the inevitable fact that we all have days at times when our mood is less than pretty. As leaders it can be a struggle to inhibit outside influences that wreck havoc on our emotions. I hope you do the same.
Problem-Based Learning in 3D Environment
APRIL 16, 2008
Today I am presenting on the topic of Designing Problem-Based Learning Environments in a 3D On Line Virtual World at the 19th International Conference on Teaching and Learning. And I am receiving an Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching,Learning and Technology (I was nominated by Bloomsburg University for the award, I am honored.) More impotantly, here is the MSIT Second Life Wiki which ontains the paper for the conference and a ton of useful resources. Here are some resources I mentioned concerning other Second Life presentations I've done.
Design: New Environments, New Challenges
FEBRUARY 2, 2007
How are workplace learning professionals going to react to online learning environments, are we going to be on the cutting edge or play catch up. See my post: New Environments, New Challenges at the TrainingDay Blog. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide
How e-Learning Benefits the Environment
APRIL 21, 2014
In honor of Earth Day, we wanted to take a look at how our favorite thing, e-Learning, can help the environment! e-Learning is great for the environment because it reduces the energy costs associated with workers traveling to and from training. Traveling takes a toll on the environment—and you! This Earth Day, be green and develop more e-Learning!
Creating the Right Environment for Your 3D Learning Experience
APRIL 21, 2010
An important element in creating effective learning in a 3D virtual world is to create the right environment. Since virtual immersive environments are, by definition, immersive, the environment plays a critical role in the training process. To create the right environment, you need to ask yourself some questions. Should the learning be in a realistic environment? What do the learners need to do in this environment? What role does the environment play in the learning process?
Totara Cloud on its Way for Small Learning Environments
JULY 14, 2015
If you are a small business or proprietorship who needs a corporate learning management system for a handful of people, then TotaraCloud is for you. Totara recently announced the launch of Totara Cloud, which will become available later this month. Or perhaps you looking to implement Totara LMS for a large organization - Totara Cloud is a great to play around with the deep feature set.
2016 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning
DECEMBER 20, 2016
Continued Strong Interest in Gamification and Game-based Learning. Once again this year, I’ve seen increased interest in gamification and games for learning and I am not alone. This year, I’ve traveled to both Belgium and Switzerland to talk about games and gamification for learning. Learn More. The Gamification of Learning. growing to $11.10
Three Lessons Learned from a 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Implementation
MARCH 10, 2010
Here are three "lessons learned" in from an actual 3D virtual world implementation. And for tips on piloting a virtual world implementation see blog entries Diffusions of Innovations and Implementing New Learning Technology? Lessons Lesson 1 :Understand the client’s learning needs, participant volume requirements, technology access and security requirements, and participant appetite for working with new technologies. It is important to separate the learning associated with coming up to speed on the platform from the learning that will be delivered within the program.
Targeting 6 Social Learning Needs in eLearning Environments
OCTOBER 7, 2014
It’s time to enable the social learning mode! It’s wired for social learning. Our respective environments actually shape our brains and the rest of our bodies. It covers six social learning needs we think can be applied to eLearning. An interesting three-minute video by Paul Burow discusses the application of neuroscience to organizational development.
Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment
JUNE 25, 2015
If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity. By providing options, you are encouraging non-native English speakers to learn a concept in their own language and boost their productivity. As a result, motivation and interest levels were higher and so were learning achievements. This enables the students to be able to apply their learning instantly to their performance context. Global migration has become an increasingly common phenomenon.
Training environment vs. simulations for IT training — and how to get it right
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
When designing training for new software users, a question that will inevitably arise is: Should you go for simulations or for the training environment? Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think that having a training environment is a bad thing. In fact, for over four years, I ran a training department that had a robust training environment. E-learning Instructional Designers