Creating e-content faster: Helping SMEs do more than just ‘information overload’
FEBRUARY 2, 2014
One such crucial step is extracting relevant information out of Subject Matter Experts (SME) which can take up an unnecessary large chunk of the total development time. Without the necessary facilitation on what the learning objectives are and what the learners want to know – the SME will always lack direction as to how to present the information.
How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)
JANUARY 26, 2010
For example, if you build rapid elearning courses with Articulate products there are all sorts of resources available to you: Articulate’s Facebook page keeps you up-to-date on news and information. As you can see from the example above, if you use Articulate products there’s an entire network of people and an active community for you to be part of. And for good reason.
Is Microlearning the Future of Education?
JANUARY 27, 2017
In today’s technology driven world, information is available at the touch of a button, or even a voice command. Whatever the subject, all it takes is a quick Google search and learners are faced with a deluge of information. This amount of information, while useful in many ways, also presents a unique and rather complex challenge: information overload.
Struggling = Learning
JANUARY 24, 2017
An example from the book is that a struggling school district had all types of data from dashboards, spreadsheets and other electronic sources of information but the problem was information overload and teachers were not making good decisions in spite of the fact that they had all this electronic, neatly packaged data. The other day, an online colleague of mine, Peter G.
Designing Member Engagement into your Website
JANUARY 31, 2017
Dropbox (below) is a good example of using illustrations throughout their site to develop a persona for their brand. We have hit a state of information overload. Member engagement is a topic we can’t ignore in 2017. Socious’s #1 membership prediction for 2017 emphasizes the member’s increased expectations of the member experience. Adopt a mobile-first approach.
How to Make Better eLearning Videos
DECEMBER 8, 2015
Modern learners are busy and distracted, surrounded with different gadgets, living in an age of information overload. Examples Help How To Tips and Tricks authoring design tips elearning LCMS planning Shazia trainingLearning is challenging nowadays. They have an access of knowledge where everything can be searched and researched within seconds. All these factors have influenced the way learners learn, making teaching more challenging than ever. How can we keep them focused on the learning content? What should we present and how that would keep them engaged? How-to’s.
Why Your Employees Get Frustrated With eLearning (and How to Fix It!)
JANUARY 7, 2016
Give them an example of the problem they are facing and then let them know you’ll help them solve it before the end of the course. No matter what you hope to accomplish with your courses, if you fail to interest your students, they’ll retain next to no information and you can count your efforts wasted. Use plenty of examples and tell stories. Information overload.
9 Common ELearning Design Mistakes
MAY 18, 2014
Examples aren’t realistic or relevant. We all know that getting realistic examples for the content being delivered is important to learning retention, yet it still is often ignored. Information overload. Sometimes it is okay to just give the relevant information without providing the entire thought process behind the content. Too much text.
Why Curation is a Core Competency for L&D Professionals – Resources Shared at @ATDAtlanta
DECEMBER 11, 2015
Content Curation: Bringing Order to Information Overload by Christy Barksdale. Curation Examples. On December 11th, I had the privilege of leading a webinar for the ATD Atlanta Chapter titled Why Curation is a Core Competency for L&D Professionals. This blog post is being set up a follow-up resource for those that attended the session. Specific Session Resources. Via DCC.
9-Step Instructional Process that Just Works
AUGUST 29, 2013
Describe the Objective - After you have gained the attention of the learners, you need to inform them about what they will be able to accomplish, and how they will use the new knowledge they are about to gain. Stimulate Recall of Prior Knowledge – Remind the learners of related information or knowledge that they already have to help them build on previously gained knowledge and skills.
Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Here is a small part of the wikipedia entry for Library Science : “The digital age has transformed how information is accessed and retrieved. The library is now a part of a complex and dynamic educational, recreational, and informational infrastructure." Have you suffered from information overload? But why? Is anyone else doing it? A librarian comes to mind.
8 Tips When Creating Online Courses
MAY 16, 2016
Make examples applicable to their situation. Giving too much information can result in your learners not remembering anything because of “information overload” TIP #8: Monitor Performance – A critical part to any online course, you should measure completion rates and overall performance as they progress through the course. online learning
Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives
AUGUST 19, 2015
How do we make sense of the huge barrage of information that we encounter on a daily basis? According to Dr. Daniel Levitin, PhD , author of the bestselling book This is Your Brain On Music, we process 34 gigabytes of information during our leisure time alone and we would have created a world with 300 exabytes of human made information. Preview the two examples below.
Saying more through Infographics: an e-Learning perspective
JULY 3, 2013
In this age of accelerating change and growth in information, it is becoming increasingly important for corporate learners to stay informed and keep learning. Technology-enabled learning has made information easily available and accessible, but this has also raised another concern – are we heading towards an information overload? What is e-Learning?([link]. link].
Steps to Developing a Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
AUGUST 27, 2014
For example, Jane Hart has a five-point plan for increasing social learning. Help individuals acquire the new modern learning skills (building their professional networks, locating appropriate resources, managing information overload, recording their learning, building a personal brand, learning out loud). Changing an organization’s culture is not easy.
Infographics and Learning
SEPTEMBER 15, 2013
We are built to consume information visually. The saying ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ holds good for written textual information. A picture has the power to break down the barriers of languages and cultures while communicating information. Infographics stand for ‘information through graphics’. Ensuring the quality of the information. INTRODUCTION. link].
Health, Safety, Environment (HSE), Sustainability and e-Learning
JUNE 16, 2014
What’s common across HSE and Sustainability is a need for strong awareness program around these initiatives, and e-learning is an excellent medium to effectively and interactively share information with the target audience. Spacing with smaller learning nuggets would not only reduce information overload but would also increase retention.
How Can You Use Microlearning To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance?
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
The spoilers come in many forms – untimely interruptions, information overload, social media activity, and so on. While it can be used for formal training, it is majorly used in informal learning (with a focus on performance gain). I am sharing 5 examples on how you can use microlearning. Can be used for formal as well as informal learning. What Do Learners Want?
17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning
MAY 16, 2014
This approach aligns with research that proves we learn better when engaged in short, focused sessions, than hour-long sessions that cause information overload. Some of the highly successful examples of micro learning include Coursmos and TED Talk. THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill. Use Cases. Videos.
How to Create Microlearning Courses Your Sales Reps Will Never Forget
JULY 10, 2016
According to a study by the Brevet Group, videos reduce information overload as 80% of what we remember comes from seeing and doing, 20% from reading, and 10% from hearing. . Infographics can prove to be an asset for such information. As sales representatives are always on the move, they scan for information while learning; this is where infographics come to your rescue.
Attract Students’ Attention in 30 Seconds or Less
APRIL 7, 2011
Official description: Information overload, tripletasking, hyperchoice, and short attention spans are just a few of the symptoms of the modern client. Tom Kuhlmann has done some samples with hand drawn bubbles, fonts, etc., Better Beginnings: How to attract students’ attention in 30 seconds or less. Presented by Dr. Carmen Taran. Thanks to the eLearning Guild. link].
The l&d professional as curator
Clive on Learning
JUNE 21, 2011
Julie's argument for curation went as follows: We really can have too much information. Overload causes depression. Everyone suffers from occasional situational overload - searching for a needle in a haystack, but this is ambient overload - a haystack-sized pile of needles. The content curator finds, groups, organises and shares information. They are vulnerable to overload and don't know what they don't know. I enjoyed attending the always-entertaining Julie Wedgwood's session at the Learning and Skills Group meeting in London last week. social media
Avoid Learner Overload: Five Rules for eLearning Course Design
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Imagine sitting down at a computer to complete an eLearning course and instantly becoming confused, overwhelmed, and frustrated with the amount of information that is being dumped on you at once. Too often, they are inundated with information, data, and related content and the course quickly feels much more like a lecture and less like an interactive learning environment. Use cues.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Learning leaders will be more focused on relevancy of information. I find that interesting because clearly they see the need to capture and deliver information and support in new ways in organizations. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.
Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator
ATD Learning Technologies
MARCH 22, 2016
The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it. Indeed, the ease with which organizations can generate, review, and retrieve information has helped them build a considerable amount of potential learning resources. However, it also has led to information overload, confusion, and sometimes even anxiety. For whom? Who will curate?
Digital Curation: Definitions, Tools, and Strategies – Resources Shared During LINGOs Webinar
APRIL 15, 2015
Content Curation: Bringing Order to Information Overload by Christy Barksdale. Curation Examples. On April 17th, I had the privilege of leading a webinar for LINGOs titled Digital Curation: Definitions, Tools, and Strategies. This blog post is being set up a follow-up resource for those that attended the session. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about curation and learning. Specific Session Resources. 4 Ways to use Curation in Learning by Benn Betts. Manifesto For The Content Curator: The Next Big Social Media Job Of The Future? Via DCC.
Interesting Information via eLearning Learning
DECEMBER 8, 2008
As an example, I can see that eLearning 2.0 Again, I'll be curious to see if people find patterns in this information. David Fair - Learning Journeys Talk to him about graphics ( PNG , JPG ) and staying organized ( Tagging , Information Overload ). Joe Deegan - Blender - Training Solutions Freeware , ILT , SWF , ROI , Wondershare , PowerCONVERTER , Adobe Captivate , Photoshop , SharePoint ( SharePoint Examples - Joe, can you help me?) We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. I've listed a few of the terms that I saw.
Why eLearning in the finance industry is very important
MAY 4, 2015
Add to the mix operational guidelines and procedures internal to your financial organization, and what you have is informational overload. In a sector where information is leverage and mistakes can cost billions (and trivially DO cost millions), continuous training is par for the course, and an eLearning solution is a no brainer for multiple reasons we’ll delve into below.
Interactions: to tell or to test?
Good To Great
JANUARY 14, 2011
Yes, in theory, you could work through a drag-and-drop, quiz question or matching pairs activity (to name a few examples) without engaging intellectually, but it’s not so easy to do. Think about when you’ve Googled something and found yourself wading through page upon page of information, making it impossible to identify the key points. Not all interactions are equal.
eLearning Startup Opportunities
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
For example, my daughter wants to take that online high school course. More broadly, addressing the issue of information overload for particular audiences is going to provide big time opportunity. This kind of approach (using curation and social signals) is big time opportunity for dealing with the increasing flow of information. Roy Amara, Institute for the Future.
The how and why of Content Curation for eLearning
APRIL 7, 2016
1 source to retrieve any information you need. Trustworthy and viable information. And say you’ve gathered the information you need. Next, you make sure some information is common in all search results, before you start considering it as reliable. And then you gather differentiating facts on each piece of information. The information needed for work.
A world full of knowmads in 2020?
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
MARCH 24, 2017
An example illustrating that the core of the knowmad lies in the connection to your own passion: "I was a knowmad a decade ago but adjusted me to what was expected of me, family, employer, society Hopefully there will be more. For example, an electrician could not find the problem, made a quick photo and shared it with its online network. Eh 2020? That's already in 3 years time!
Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011
DECEMBER 17, 2011
5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. Examples of eLearning–Ten Great Resources - Tony Karrer , January 11, 2011. Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social - Dan Pontefract , February 6, 2011. Summify – the answer to information overload? Why E2.0
Curation: Beyond the Buzzword – Resources shared at #ATDTK
JANUARY 12, 2017
Content Curation: Bringing Order to Information Overload by Christy Barksdale. Curation Examples. On January 12th, I had the privilege of leading a session at the ATD TechKnowlegde titled Curation: Beyond the Buzzword. This blog post is being set up a follow-up resource for those that attended the session. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about curation and learning. Session Slides. Specific Session Resources. 4 Ways to use Curation in Learning by Benn Betts. Manifesto For The Content Curator: The Next Big Social Media Job Of The Future?