Boosting engagement with games at World of Learning
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
How games work to increase engagement and how they fit into workplace elearning are among the questions being answered at a free seminar at the World of Learning exhibition and conference. The free seminar is called How to boost engagement with elearning games and takes place in Theatre 2, 12.15-12.45pm on Tuesday, September 29.
Saffron seminar to herald Knowledge Management 3.0
JULY 24, 2014
Saffron’s seminar will demonstrate how the power of the semantic CMS can unlock the latent people power in your organisation. As premium exhibitors at Learning Live, Saffron will be available to talk about the future of digital learning experiences: from mobile learning and serious games to next generation learning platforms. The seminar at Learning Live will see Saffron use real examples to demonstrate the impact of Knowledge Management 3.0, and how companies can gain improve the applicability of insight. Online registration.
TechSmith Tips – Getting Started with Video Webinars
AUGUST 20, 2015
Webinar is the infinitely clever portmanteau of web and seminar. sample of our setup: Equipment: Camera (with HDMI output, DSLR not recommended). Help: Example setups. Webinar is the infinitely clever portmanteau of web and seminar. What is a Webinar? How we use Webinars. The Value. Building an audience ahead of any live streaming is vital. Good luck! Wirecast Software.
Formative vs. Summative Assessment
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Examples of Formative & Summative Assessment. Formative assessment examples include: Providing verbal or written summaries. Summative assessment examples include: Performance tasks to see if certain skills were acquired. Participation tasks to encourage learners to engage in lectures, seminars, annd online forums. Assessments are critical to program success.
Learning Technologies 2017: What’s your digital mix?
JANUARY 5, 2017
Learning Technologies Designer of the Year, Kate Nicholls, who is Head of Learning Innovation at Sponge UK, is hosting a free seminar introducing learning professionals to the next step in 360° learning content. The free session will challenge people to rethink their ideas about microlearning and what it can achieve based on real examples from global companies.
How to Create Clear Learning Objectives
MAY 14, 2014
Firstly, learners can read the learning objectives for an eLearning course or training seminar and decide whether they want to take it. Prove it by fulfilling the learning objectives using the comments section. I’m looking forward to seeing your sample learning objectives. The phrase “learning objectives” gets thrown around a lot in discussions about training and development. Courses are supposed to have learning objectives, competencies should be related to them, quiz questions should assess how well they’ve been met, and more. But what are learning objectives? Look familiar?
Saffron to denounce the ‘dinosaur LMS’ at LTSF
JUNE 16, 2014
In a free seminar at tomorrow’s Learning Technologies Summer Forum, Saffron (Stand 20) will ask why we put up with LMS products and content repositories which are ten years behind the sites learners actually use. In their place, the seminar will introduce a radical new model for online learning environments, the Learning Experience Network (LEN), which leverages behavioural principles such as framing, peer comparison and the endowment effect. The seminar will explain: Why the ‘enterprise LMS’ is a decade (or more) behind the sites which learners actually use.
Stop Relying on Training for Employee Learning
The Peformance Improvement
JULY 13, 2015
Formal, event-based training (courses, workshops, seminars, MOOCs) has a place in corporate learning but only a small place and only for employee learning that can’t be achieved in other, more timely, less costly, and more effective ways. For example, employees need to be able to respond to workplace, life-threatening accidents that can’t be anticipated and might never occur.
Top Ten Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People – FREE Seminar
Take an e-Learning Break
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
For example, in the U.S. We design to elicit responses from people. We want them to buy, read, register, and take action of some kind. Designing without understanding about people is like exploring a new city without a map: results will be haphazard, confusing, and inefficient. From her book, 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People , Dr. Weinschenk has picked her top 10 “things” that you need to know in order to design intuitive and engaging websites, applications and products that match the way people think, work, and play.
Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM
MAY 27, 2015
For example if John attends a Tedx seminar then this would be sent by Tin Can API to the LRS as “John-attended-Tedx seminar”. Tin Can API means there is less reliance on an LMS as these experiences are stored in a Learning Record Store, or LRS. But how does this relative newcomer differ from what is already out there? SCORM – the precursor to Tin Can API. LMS, LRS or both?
Employee Learning Should Be About Change, Not Continuity
The Peformance Improvement
MAY 5, 2015
Examples abound. They seem to believe that having courses, workshops, and seminars that pass on the values and norms dating back to company founders, is pre-determined. It is common for companies to say that their mission and values are in their DNA. This used to sound good from a marketing perspective but makes no sense today. Same can be said for employee learning.
50 Ways to Lever Learning
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Instructor-facilitated seminar – meeting convened by an instructor; learners discuss a topic relevant to their work and chosen by instructor. Simulation – replicating real-life problem solving within a safe environment; for example, learning business acumen by working with a team to solve a typical business problem and receiving immediate feedback on their performance.
Day 1 – #ATDTK17 Review
JANUARY 12, 2017
when I did with the seminars. . For example, one vendor provided a demo session and said it was packed, however, traffic at the booth, nearly nil. . swear, maybe the product management people should read the latest reports on smartphone usage by operating system AND use a cluster sample to gain a real sense n on/off synch, because if you have learned anything regarding what folks know and don’t know: If I don’t know I won’t ask. . Well, well, the first day is completed (Wed. 1-11) and so much to discuss. Now Action Time. Worst Booth Salesperson. Hee hee.
How eLearning can work in the legal industry
MAY 11, 2015
Scheduling seminars in all those places, besides being costly and a huge time-sink to manage, leaves lawyers and staff in each office learning something different, as instructor skills can vary widely, and even the same instructor might skip some important points or change his delivery. They say that nobody likes lawyers until they need one. I don’t know, I always liked the profession.
10 Benefits of Online Learning
JULY 22, 2016
If you rely solely on classroom training and seminars, you might be interested to know about the benefits of online learning. With an online solution you can significantly cut the cost of training your employees compared to seminars or training workshops. Why wouldn’t you be!? Even though classroom training has stood the test of time, it’s not always the most efficient method.
Improving Professional Learning: 12 Strategies to Enhance Performance
MAY 18, 2016
He begins by clearly stating the purpose of the book, which is to help readers improve their continuing education offerings (events, courses, seminars, trainings, etc). Each chapter focuses on one of Knox’s “evidence-informed concepts,” and then provides real life examples of the concept in practice taken from Knox’s own experience. Improving Professional Learning by Alan B. Feedback.
Consultants, Keep Engagement High After Your Workshop
OCTOBER 4, 2016
For example, if you’re helping your clients run better meetings, put laminated checklists in all the conference rooms. It’s in your best interest and theirs to make those skills transfer out of your seminar and into their work. You get your clients off and running. How can you keep them on track for success after you’re gone? Give them resources to lean on. Rinse and repeat.
Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Participants can join in and leave at any time, as the rolling programme of keynotes, discussions, panels and seminars/workshops plays out in real time on screen. There are endless examples of pervasive computing online, and a quick search will unearth some great ideas that have already been put into practice. A few years ago I presented a keynote for the Reform Symposium.
A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012
DECEMBER 19, 2012
Authoring Tools – With only a small sample of vendors that are SaaS based, pickings are slim. Best example? iCal – enabling integration of Outlook, Gmail and other internet e-mail providers tied to calendars within the LMS, thus webinars, seminars, etc. I love the end of the year. Many people look back and are amazed. like that because it tells a story. On Fire.
Investing in your Personal ROI without being Self-Centered
JUNE 29, 2015
Then make sure that those needs, goals and outcomes can be supported by the learning objectives of the program you choose to undertake for yourself and your team – whether the you are employing online training , seminar-based teaching or a blended learning approach. Be the Self-Aware Leader Who Leads by Example. First, Know the Business Needs. Listen Carefully.
How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
This can be the result of many different factors—learners might not find the information valuable or relevant, the training might be too advanced or too easy for the audience, or the seminar room simply might be too warm and the instructor’s voice too soothing. Take, for example, compliance training, which has a reputation for being particularly painful. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson.
Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 8, 2014
For example, in the past five years, Uber , the poster child for a “shared economy”, has grown from a smartphone app for requesting a taxi ride to a private-ride company valued at $40 billion that is disrupting the taxi business in cities around the world and changing people’s patterns of transportation. Uber is just one of many examples. Not anymore. Competition is Cheap.
5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility
OCTOBER 24, 2014
The DOL and NASWA contracted with WCW to have our team of instructional designers build 508-compliant eLearning courses to replace a week-long in-person training seminar. For example, military members are screened for a wide range of abilities. For example, the U.S. Introduction to Section 508 Compliance. Section 508 Web Accessiblity Success Story. link]. link]. The U.S.
5 Ways to Add Excitement to Your Online Learning Offerings
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Even though you may have transferred your learning options from traditional seminars with scheduled trainers to online programs, there are still ways you can build collaborations between online learners. In other cases, set up a situation where the two team members tackle a problem from the perspectives of each of their different departments (for example, sales and customer service). 2.
Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 15, 2014
great example of this strategy comes from Salesforce, which implemented a gamification initiative specifically to improve security-related behaviors. The rise of simple, short gaming with learning embedded. A key impact of MOOCs has been to replace hour-long seminars and day-long workshops with bite-sized learning modules. Identify the business goals you want to achieve. Think small.
What Style of MOOC is Right for You?
Your Training Edge
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
For example, when regulatory information changes, it is often necessary for everyone in a company to learn the new rules as quickly as possible. For example, MOOCs are excellent for new-hire orientation, where they can provide consistent training even if one new employee starts every week. Moderated versus non-moderated. Fully online versus blended (or hybrid). Courses are mandatory.
Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?
Performance Learning Productivity
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Deutschman cites examples from medicine. He is sometimes seen at conferences and seminars with a human brain in a jar and a rich collection of shocking, but memorable, stories. A fascinating article recently published on the Fast Company blog should be required reading for all learning and talent professionals as well as for leaders and managers. Stop or Simply Avoid the Pain?
Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs
Your Training Edge
OCTOBER 2, 2014
The idea that massive open online courses (MOOCs) can greatly enhance learner engagement and retention in corporate training settings has been a recurrent theme on this blog. (If your department is still using traditional instructor-led seminars for most of your training, well, you probably know that in some cases, there is no place to go but up.) little enthusiasm goes a long way.
10 hot topic talks at Learning Technologies 2016
JANUARY 26, 2016
With more than 160 free seminars and 70 conference speakers you’re spoilt for choice when deciding what to see. We’re using their discussion to help pick out some seminars and conference talks that will help you get to grips with the concepts that matter in 2016. The full seminar and conference programme is available on the. Elearning in 2016 hangout. Everyone does it.
2016: 12 months of learning
DECEMBER 16, 2016
Make sure to visit Sponge on stand C10 and look out for our seminar sessions on 360 interactive video and employee knowledge platforms. In a popular seminar, Kate Nicholls introduced a unique business simulation built for pharmaceutical giant, GlaxoSmithKline. 2016 has been an eventful year with each month bringing new ideas to the fore for Learning & Development.
How To Motivate Millennials In Online Training: Top 9 Tips For eLearning Professionals
JULY 6, 2015
The new workforce has arrived; meet the Millennials , who were born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, during technological change and globalization, and, as the largest generation in the world history, have already shown a sample of their huge impact on the global economy. The Millennials, or Generation Y, are the first generation of digital natives; they are passionate and unconventional, and their life priorities, work preferences, and set of behaviors are different from their parents’. Millennials are idealistic, yet pragmatic. Millennials prefer independence and autonomy.
Here’s a Free E-Learning Template to Get the New Year Started
JANUARY 5, 2015
20+ Interactive E-Learning Games and Examples. Doing a couple of free seminars on building interactive elearning while in town. It can be a challenge meeting New Year’s resolutions when you’re pressed for time. To help you gain some time, I’ve included this free elearning template. Included are templates for Storyline and PowerPoint. See the Free Template in Action. Storyline.
Visions and values #EEVV351
Learning with e's
MARCH 10, 2015
believe it''s the toughest thing many of them have had to face in all of their time at the Plymouth Institute of Education. I''m very fortunate to be the module leader of this presentation, and although it was initially a daunting prospect to manage a final year module for 200 students and an excellent team of around 15 lecturers and seminar leaders, I''m really warming to the task.
Video Learning is Taking Over: 3 Tips to Provide the Best Training Sessions Possible
JULY 14, 2016
Every HR manager has realized by now that seminars that require physical attendance are a time-consuming and expensive way to organize the employees’ further education. This is why, for example, instructors such as Dan O’Connor are in high demand to get people excited about the topic Business Communication Training. . 2. More and more companies are relying on video learning. 2010).