The Big Idea: Unlearning
JANUARY 31, 2017
eLearning Big ideas Cognitive biases Learning trend Unlearning Webs of KnowledgeUnlearning is one of those new(ish) terms that are becoming very popular. It isn’t as much about forgetting what you know, as stepping back from it to be able to see it differently. Basically “unlearning” refers to learning what you may already know, in order to understand it better and from a different perspective. Nobody […].
8 eLearning Design Ideas for Graphic Designers
JANUARY 23, 2015
For example, don’t use a light bulb or thinking bubble icon to represent an idea. Keep a sketchbook or online idea book to draw or jot down something when a new idea sparks. What eLearning design ideas do you have? invite you to share your design ideas below. The post 8 eLearning Design Ideas for Graphic Designers appeared first on eLearning Brothers.
Organizational Learning in the Age of Ideas
The Peformance Improvement
MAY 27, 2016
That “Steam Engine” mindset, as described by Jonathan Gifford and Mark Powell in their new book, My Steam Engine Is Broken: Taking the organization from the industrial era to the Age of Ideas , creates a command-and-control culture that has become a barrier to success in companies today. Most organizations are “locked in an industrial mindset.”
10 eLearning Game Ideas for Instructional Designers
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
Here are 10 simple eLearning game ideas that even non-programmer eLearning Designers can implement into their course design: Put Some Skin in the Game: Before the learner does anything, tell them what they’re about to do and ask them to “lock in” a guess as to how many they think they can identify, answer, pass, spot, etc. These ideas and many other gaming strategies are up for grabs.
The complete eLearning journey
As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance
Where I Get Blog Post Ideas
DECEMBER 22, 2015
They ask how I come up with ideas, especially when I’ve been blogging so long. My ideas for posts come from several sources. It also helps to sit down sometimes and just brainstorm topic ideas or potential post titles. Image Credit: Idea! When I talk to people about starting a blog, they often state they don’t have anything to write about.
Good Ideas Are Not Enough
APRIL 30, 2013
The post Good Ideas Are Not Enough appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Ignaz Semmelweis was obsessed. Giving birth was a dangerous activity in the mid 1800′s. In Europe the mortality rate for new mothers averaged around 10%. At the time no one knew the exact cause of death. Some thought it was caused by particles in the air; others thought each of [.] user adoption
Ideas For ELearning Engagement
JANUARY 7, 2016
Instructional designers can easily add some engagement points in even the shortest of elearning courses to “spice it up” If you are creating an online course and are trying to figure out ways to create learner engagement, then check out the list of ideas below. Engagement Ideas For Your Courses. As great as elearning is, it still can be incredibly boring.
8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers
OCTOBER 16, 2013
Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers. Since you’ve read this far (or scanned this far) I’m going to give you an extra bonus scenario ideas! The post 8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Scenarios are a great way to make online training more engaging. They help participants learn at a deeper level.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
They have a built-in support group to ask questions, share ideas, and evaluate. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. of learners. busy trainers? You’re. goals. groups.
Engaging Ideas for Designing Learning Videos
MARCH 28, 2014
It is always a good idea to mix up techniques to keep presentation styles fresh and engaging. So next time you are thinking of creating a video for inclusion in your elearning, consider some of these ideas. Here are some video techniques for creating a learning piece that caught my eye in terms of creativity and delivering a learning message. Fun to watch. Unexpected but cool results.
Lingua Tweeta and other ideas
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Eventually I try some of these ideas out with my students. Often I share those ideas and outcomes on this blog. It's gratifying when people listen to these ideas, try them out and then come back to tell me how well they have worked. One of the ideas was called 'Lingua Tweeta' - my way of describing how teachers might use Twitter as a language learning tool.
Ideas About Games and Learner Assessment
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
So here are some articles and ideas about using games for assessment of the application of skills and measuring a level of learning. The article outlines some good ideas for integrating assessments into games and why simply sticking a multiple choice question into an otherwise “cool” game doesn’t make it an educational game or even fun. How long did it take? Games
IDEA: Crowdsourcing Course Content
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
This doesn’t mean that the course ideas is a bad one. In fact, many courses that don’t see the light of day are great ideas and would do very well. People love the idea of working together to accomplish a common goal. One of the biggest obstacles people face when creating an online course is actually creating the content. In the end it’s a matter of execution.
The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change
whiz around us all the time, the idea. the idea that people want to be treated. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer. performance development systems. it happen.
25 Story Ideas For eLearning
The eLearning Coach
OCTOBER 19, 2016
In the past decade, there has been much written about how well people learn from stories. Here is an inspiration list of stories you can use for eLearning, culled from film and fiction writing books and websites. eLearning Design
What Sharing Ideas At Work Does For Us
SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
There are many benefits from sharing ideas at work. thought it would be good to write this because I occasionally hear people talk about sharing creates stolen ideas and in return fighting over those stolen ideas. There are other thoughts on why sharing ideas at work shouldn’t be done but my focus on why it’s a good idea is based on this opposition. I don’t know about you, but I want to work better. Here are some of the reasons I like to share ideas at work and make what I know and learn public knowledge for others to benefit from.
Culture before Content: 3 Steps for Warming Up Your Organization to the Idea of Microlearning
APRIL 15, 2016
So, in order to get your organization micro-ready, you’ll likely need to do some homework to help people warm up to the idea. After all, we’ve been conditioned to accept the traditional idea of institutional learning since we were 5 years old. Relate unfamiliar ideas like microlearning to the real-world learning and problem-solving activities we all engage in every day (e.g.
Learning, making and powerful ideas
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
My last post explored Donald Norman''s ideas around perception and the design of every day objects. 1980) Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas. Norman The design of everyday things Photo by Steve Wheeler Learning, making and powerful ideas by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 questions. Reference Papert, S.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Diagnose: Sue has a general idea of what she needs to improve, but she knows she needs to get more information to better diagnose and understand her skill gaps. Would the ideas we propose here help you. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. achieve their goals by making sure their. they need to succeed.
How We Get Ideas for Serious Games
MAY 21, 2014
It’s more than just a fun pastime for me (although I definitely love to play!), but also part of my idea generation process for the games I design. I’ve said it many times: “you can’t design a great game unless you play lots of games.” want to incorporate that same idea into the learning game we are developing. What format should you use? Read on.
Ideas to Shake Up Your Training
JULY 17, 2015
I had the pleasure of facilitating the July Learning Event: Creative Thinking Cap – Ideas to Shake up Your Training, hosted by the Central PA Association for Talent Development at JPL. We focused the session on idea generation and the use of creativity and creative writing for learning. We are all looking for “new ideas” to engage the learner. Every attendee in our group shared experiences and left with new ideas to incorporate into their organization’s learning environment. The post Ideas to Shake Up Your Training appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions.
10 Ideas to Create Engaging eLearning Courses
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Here are ten ideas to create captivating online courses that your learners just can’t leave Today's learner has ample avenues to seek out information. As an eLearning designer, you have competition!
Hey buddy, what’s the Big Idea?
JANUARY 28, 2013
That’s fine and dandy, but it … Read more › big idea events UncategorizedMost events we go to are about listening to other people talk about the great things they’ve done. Or, listening to industry gurus talk about the best way to do one thing or another.
Quick Ideas about Problem Solving Games
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
Here are a few ideas about creating a game to teach problem solving and creating a game to actually solve a problem like FoldIt. To teach problem solving, design a game where the learner : Assumes a role. Partakes in meaningful in-game dialogue. Navigates a complex storyline. Feels challenged. Immediately is immersed in the environment. Manipulates variables within the game. Assumes a lifelike avatar with a 3 rd person perspective. Interacts with the environment of the game. Forced to synthesis knowledge. Enters an authentic environment. Replays the games with different outcomes. Games
21 Ways To Get Visual Ideas
The eLearning Coach
APRIL 29, 2013
These resources may give you ideas and strategies for approaches to visual design. Post from: The eLearning Coach 21 Ways To Get Visual Ideas. Graphics
Ideas For Designing Non-linear eLearning
The eLearning Coach
DECEMBER 10, 2013
Ideas to design enriching learning experiences. Post from: The eLearning Coach Ideas For Designing Non-linear eLearning. eLearning Design
Simulations in Application Training: Is it a Good Idea?
APRIL 22, 2015
Continued training efforts are required for companies to stay ahead of the competition and keep employees’ skills up-to-date or in compliance with the law. But with the pace that every industry is advancing, it is often difficult to provide opportunities to the employees to learn new skills, techniques or processes with traditional means. Level 1: Label. Level 2: Explain. contact-form-7]. Learnin
LUC 2016 Recap: Sharing Bright Ideas in Sunny Florida
MAY 26, 2016
We’re back from the 2016 Lectora® User Conference—and we brought a lot of bright ideas with us. Between sessions, attendees could stop by the exhibitor booths (BranchTrack, RELATE, and eLearning Brothers) and go to the Idea Center to write their bright ideas with chalkboard markers. The Trivantis Ask the Experts panel. One of my favorite bright ideas from LUC 2016.
Where to get Ideas for Learning Games, Gamification or Simulations
MAY 7, 2013
Even playing board games with the perspective of a game designer can provide ideas. Answering these questions and playing these games will provide you with an excellent foundation from which you can brainstorm ideas for your own learning games, gamification and simulations. Sneak peak from theupcoming The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook. The best place to start to design a game, gamificaiton experience or simulation is to play games, lots of games. In today’s modern online and video games, the elements of gamification and simulation abound. Allocating Resources.
eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
While exhibiting at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 and Learning Technologies 2013, we seem to have severely underestimated the interest and demand we would have for our little pocket ready-reckoner on “ eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas ”! Sorry! We are sure this will help you set out on your journey to “mEnable” your existing eLearning for iPads and when developing new content too!
Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 7, 2015
In order for an MOOC to work, it needs to be built around an intriguing idea that will capture the attention of every single participant, be it a student, or an employee of the company. Easier said than done, because great ideas don’t exactly grow on trees. But, for the time being, let’s focus on why MOOCs are so effective and how you can use them to your advantage.
50 ideas to change L & D
MARCH 14, 2014
Yesterday I read a post on TeachThought called 50 crazy ideas to change education and I tweeted it. The smell of change is in the air! Andrew Jacobs was on Twitter and he responded and the following conversation ensued: @C4LPT @TeachThought Was just reading that…inspiring me to think of similar for L&D. Andrew Jacobs [.]. Social learning
5 Ideas to Improve Retention Rates in E-Learning Courses
SEPTEMBER 25, 2016
Well, here are a few ideas that can help you. These are my ideas on how you can help your learners recall information for months after training. Do share your ideas. Related Posts How to Create Section 508 E-learning Course Using Flash How eLearning Transforms Your Pharma Sales Reps Into Agile Sellers Innovative Ideas for E-learning Courses [Infographic].
New ideas in a digital age
Learning with e's
MARCH 13, 2012
How are new ideas spread through society? But these media were used to spread ideas, news, and views that were often sanctioned by the broadcasting channel or publisher. This kind of transmission of ideas was less filtered and more closely aligned to the culture it was aimed at. Today we are more and more reliant on social media channels to access ideas and news.
Sharing Bright Ideas at the 2016 Lectora User Conference
MAY 17, 2016
Attendees from all over the world are gathering at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort for LUC 2016 to share bright ideas (the official conference theme, perfect for sunny Florida), network, and have a great time. The post Sharing Bright Ideas at the 2016 Lectora User Conference appeared first on. The 2016 Lectora® User Conference kicks off this week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida!