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Virtual Duality

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As last year’s 20 real-world examples of virtual reality attests, the technology is being applied by pioneers in various industries. This year unearthed additional examples in healthcare , transport , firefighting , education , special needs , gaming and tourism. As with so many other examples of technology, there is a division between the haves and the have nots.

3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education

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Sure, VR is an emerging technology, but as 20 real-world examples of Virtual Reality can attest, early adopters are indeed putting it to use in the workplace. For example, real estate agents offer virtual property tours; hotels show off their rooms; while architects visualise their designs (and modify them quickly and cheaply). Yep, an e-learning conference.

The 70:20:10 lens

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I continue to reject the notion that 70:20:10 is a formula or a goal, because it is not a model of what “should be” For example, we needn’t assign 70% of our time, effort and money on OTJ interventions, 20% on social learning, and 10% on formal training. Both of these approaches miss the point. Mark Britz calls it a principle. It’s not right and it’s not wrong.

Our secret world of learning

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In your working life, how have you learned effectively from experience, please provide an example if possible? In your working life, how have you learned effectively from people, please provide an example if possible? In your working life, how have you learned effectively from courses, research or investigation, please provide an example if possible? You have to do it.

4 Smart Ways to Create mLearning

Learn about different examples of mobile learning and which authoring tool is right for you This high-energy session looks at four smart approaches for creating effective mobile learning. We drill down on important aspects of successful mobile learning authoring, including responsive design, device orientation, use of video, and delivering and tracking mobile learning.

Game-based learning on a shoestring

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For example, suppose you incorporate the game into a team-building workshop. Game-based learning doesn’t have to break the bank. That was the key point of my presentation at The Learning Assembly in Melbourne last week. Sure, you can spend an obscene amount of money on gaming technology if you want to, but you don’t have to. Take Diner Dash for instance. Another is collaboration.

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Where is L&D heading?

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For example, it’s important that your intranet is mobile optimised, so when someone is away from their desk, they can quickly look up the information they need and put it into action. Having said that, I believe the managers in the organisation have a critical role to play in leading by example. The topic of the evening was Where is L&D Heading? The moot point of MOOCs.

5 papers every learning professional should read

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While blogs (for example) certainly have their place in the discourse, so too do peer-reviewed publications. I don’t read as many journal articles as I’d like. And that’s a problem because as a practitioner, I consider it important to inform my work with the latest science. This in turn got me thinking about good papers – the ones that stand out from the rest. 1998).

Collateral damage

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For example, a deduction from the literature might be that a teacher need not tailor his or her delivery to meet the needs of the audience. Let me illustrate my concern here with a personal example. This is sound advice. Nonetheless, I urge my peers not to throw the baby out with the bath water. And I fear it may be an unintended casualty of the war on learning styles.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. In the example described earlier, the organization was ramping up hiring and training. For example, you might schedule. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. You’re.

Educate everyone

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My all-time favourite example of augmented reality has been reinvented. Indeed it offered amazing potential, but with too few examples of the technology in use, not much reality was really being augmented. I compare them to Honda, for example, whose Civic can’t even play the songs on my Samsung smartphone. It heralded a new dawn in educational technology.

Let’s get rid of the instructional designers!

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In a corporate organisation, for example, the leaders will typically initiate the instructional design project, an expert designer will then analyse the situation and create a design, and finally, the leaders will review the design and either approve it or reject it. That’s the view of some user-oriented design proponents. Definition. Comparison against other methodologies. Obstacles.

E-Learning = Innovation = Science

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For example, suppose a scientist in a soda company is charged with testing whether honey-flavoured cola will be popular. He might set up two sample groups drawn from the target market: one group tastes the regular cola, the other group tastes the honey-flavoured cola, and both rate their satisfaction. ”, and only 2 or 3 people raise their hand? I know you have. It just is.

The learnification of education

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Indeed, Biesta offers the most eminent of examples in Socrates: “…when we look more carefully at Socrates we can already see that he is not just there to facilitate any kind of learning but that, through an extremely skilful process, he is trying to bring his students to very specific insights and understandings. And I’m glad she did. ” Ouch!

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. Now, what Sue did in our example scenario wasn’t. So, in Sue’s example above, after she discovered the. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. achieve their goals by making sure their. they need to succeed.

The joy of UX

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But I decided to look on the bright side and consider this an opportunity to expand my sample size. Imagine how the public would augment certain corporate logos, for example; those corporations wouldn’t want anything derogatory propagated across the general Aurasmasphere. #UX pic.twitter.com/IwcqECciFN. — Jonathan Shariat (@DesignUXUI) March 13, 2015.

The grassroots of learning

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A common example is bamboo, whose rhizome enables it to spread like wildfire. Dave posited educational technology is a prime example. For example, when the learner is a novice in a particular field, they don’t know what they don’t know. That’s the beauty of hypertext. The Internet is thus the perfect vehicle for explaining the concept of rhizomatic learning.

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70:20:10 for trainers

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For example, suppose you are charged with training the sales team on a new product. Then they can look it up just in time when they need it; for example, in the waiting room while visiting a client. Job aids would also be useful, especially for skills-based information; for example, the sequence of key messages to convey in a client conversation. Learning & Development Professional has been running a poll on the following question: Is the 70:20:10 model still relevant today? And I’m shocked by the results. But what does this really mean? Training will never die.

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The dawn of a new generation

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For example, if they have an angry or abusive caller on the other end of the line, they won’t have the luxury of wading through reams of text or listening to a 7-minute model call. User-generated content (UGC) is not a novel concept, but most of us in the corporate sector have barely scratched its surface. And yet… the world is changing. What should Ron do?

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

NEXT YEAR" Gather examples of how social interaction, whether online or offline, led to. from YouTube or Pinterest, for example. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. KNOWING AND DOING. IT’S ABOUT. THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE. learning to. and not.

They’re not like us

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For example, if the content is authentic, relevant and engaging, then that makes it compelling, and that should pull the participants in. As learning in the workplace becomes increasingly informal, the motivation of employees to drive their own development becomes increasingly pivotal to their performance. This is a point that I fear many of our peers fail to grasp. The list is endless.

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The 3 mindsets of m-learning

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In corporate e-learning, the most obvious example of such content is the online modules that the company distributes via its Learning Management System. For example, a tourist following the walking tour in a Lonely Planet is undertaking experiential m-learning. For example, an LMS-based architecture course may step the learner along a particular route through the city.

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The future of MOOCs

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One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege. MOOCs get a bad rap. Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. Ka ching!

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The future of MOOCs

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One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege. MOOCs get a bad rap. Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. Ka ching!

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Is the pedagogy of MOOCs flawed?

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That of course is not to say that the e-learning designer is prevented from using these devices; for example, he or she might leverage other non-LMS technology within the organisation or in the cloud. This is a question that I tackle in my Udemy course The Wide World of MOOCs. Almost immediately after I uploaded this preview to YouTube, someone on Twitter politely challenged me.

Reflections of a mooc unvirgin

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In one thread, for example, the discussion descended into a list of sci-fi movies; no explanation as to how they were pertinent to the conversation, but oh what a list! I recently completed my first mooc, and I will soon receive the certificate to prove it. Many people don’t think a certificate of completion means much, but this one will mean a lot to me. The mooc was well prepared.

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The caveat of the performance centre

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For example, I am aware of an Australian bank that established a performance centre over a decade ago, while Helen Blunden recently shared the following via an OzLearn chat: @ AndrewGerkens I believe Red Cross in Australia have moved their entire L&D team towards being performance consultants #ozLearn — Helen Blunden (@ActivateLearn) January 17, 2014. This is not a novel idea.

The Average Joe imperative

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For example, everyone says that Articulate Storyline looks and feels like Microsoft PowerPoint. There once was a time when I thought Second Life was going to take over the world. Well, the virtual world. I was so impressed with the technology – and amazed at its availability for free! – that I saw it as an unstoppable force. We were all together, yet each alone. So what happened?

The future of learning management

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For example, if I read a newspaper article or have an enlightening conversation with someone around the water cooler, I can log into my account and record it. Suppose for example you are sitting in a jumbo jet waiting to take off to London or New York. For example, the pilot could key in his personal credentials, or you could key in the financial advisor’s agency code.

The future of learning management

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For example, if I read a newspaper article or have an enlightening conversation with someone around the water cooler, I can log into my account and record it. Suppose for example you are sitting in a jumbo jet waiting to take off to London or New York. For example, the pilot could key in his personal credentials, or you could key in the financial advisor’s agency code.

Udemy for you and me

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When I couldn’t figure out how to delete a lecture, for example, I found the solution via someone else who had raised a similar problem. It seems like every time you blink, another free tool becomes available to help you create online learning resources. One of them is Udemy – a web-based platform that enables anyone to create and deliver online courses for free. COUPON CODE.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

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For example, the University of Virginia’s Foundations of Business Strategy MOOC invites real companies to supply real business problems for the (tens of thousands) of students to solve collaboratively. Hot on the heels of my 5 benefits of open badges for corporates , I now present my 7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates. Sourcing content. That’s a no-brainer.

Top 5 benefits of open badges for corporates

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So an APRA-endorsed badge earned at Bank A, for example, would be meaningful to my next employer, Bank B, because this bank is also regulated by APRA. I’ve been blogging a lot about open badges lately. That really means I’ve been thinking a lot about open badges lately, as I use my blog as a sense-making platform. Open badges can motivate employees to learn.

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M-Learning’s dirty little secrets

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For example, consider a telecommunications technician working on an electrical box out in the burbs. I have a confession to make. At my workplace a little while ago, I created a smartphone-friendly version of our online induction course. Ownership of smartphones is relatively common in this corner of the world, and a large proportion of our new recruits are Gen Y. It tanked. SECRET #3.

What exactly does an E-Learning Manager do?

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For example, these are some of the activities that I might do on any given day: • Client consulting. I read somewhere once that the best employees don’t take any notice of their job descriptions. In other words, they work out what needs to be done and they get on and do it. The thing is, the role of “E-Learning Manager” (ELM) is a grey one. • Content curation.

The moot point of MOOCs

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For example, Arthur Clarke commented… …I wonder if we might not overstate the problem. Some people are head-over-heels in love with MOOCs. Or perhaps more accurately, the idea of MOOCs. They believe the new paradigm will democratise – and even revolutionise – education. Others, however, consider MOOCs a passing fad, an unsustainable business model, yet another a buzzword destined for the scrapheap like so many before it. I happen to stand somewhere in the middle. By that I mean the content is free, but the formal assessment and certification attracts a premium.