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7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning on Obsidian Learning. They say that knowledge is power, but it’s only powerful if your learners are able to effectively retain and recall the information when the need arises. In this article, I’ll share 7 techniques to enhance knowledge retention techniques you can take into account in your next eLearning course design.

Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem

Axonify

If you think hard, the common denominator for each of these challenges is knowledge. When employees don’t have the right knowledge, expecting them to be top performers (or even average performers) just isn’t realistic. Learning is only the first step in the knowledge equation. How do we move past this conversation and finally address the true knowledge problem?

Contemporary E-Learning: Delivering Knowledge Or Dishing Out Information

Upside Learning

Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? — T. S. We take immense pride in meeting project deadlines and delivering courses within budgets; however, somewhere in our quest to showcase our potential, we may have forgotten about the core objective — Delivering Knowledge. So, what differentiates knowledge from information? Eliot. 14, no. 1, pp. 14-27.).

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. These are good practices that help us grow our knowledge, but what we really need are mindful, disciplined processes for managing it on a daily basis.  What tomspiglani n.

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

simply “training” employees to ensuring employees have the knowledge they need to do. knowledge. appropriate knowledge, they are not. in employee knowledge approaches. that we can only absorb four to five pieces of information into short-term memory at any. continuous learning, build up knowledge over time, and produce real behavior. knowledge/skill.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

thought too about other sources of information, such as television news. Even journal articles aren’t necessarily credible sources of information today. The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion. Patti Shank  recently wrote about the Burden of an Informed Opinion. She eloquently distinguished having an opinion from having an informed opinion. tomspiglanin.

Data is Not Knowledge

The Peformance Improvement

Many people make the mistake of confusing information with knowledge. Knowledge involves the interpretation of information. Knowledge involves listening. We are awash with data and information. Are we turning that data and information into knowledge that can be applied for the betterment of our organizations?”. They are not the same thing.

Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution. So, how can eLearning professionals include informal learning in their training curriculum?

The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing

Social Learning

The post The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Collaboration Tools social learning Social Media Informal Learning peer-to-peer learning Sharing social mediaOne of the hardest lessons to learn growing up is how to share… how to share your toys, your candy, and maybe your room with a sibling.

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

Motivation > Information”. Why Motivation > Information. People who aren’t motivated don’t get things done, even if they’re knowledgeable. On the other hand, motivated people who don’t have the information they need try to find it. Most Training Doesn’t Address Motivation, It Addresses Information. It’s pretty easy to give people information.

Virgin Media: Recording employee knowledge

Visual Lounge

Our very own Innovation Strategist, Troy Stein, flew to the UK earlier this year to visit Virgin Media to see how one of the largest media companies was using Snagit to document and share the invaluable knowledge of some of their most experienced employees. There’s no way a training department can know or share all the knowledge employees company-wide need to know. The Problem.

Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

Maybe your association has some baseline information or compliance requirements that all members are supposed to know. If that same information is presented in a way that’s personally significant to a learner, it encourages them to “own” that knowledge and helps them grasp the nuances. Personally significant information can motivate learners to delve deeper into a subject.

Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI

data for informed decision making when greater investment in training is needed, budgets are cut, competition for resources is fierce, and times get tough? training program, we need to collect data through assessment and evaluation of what knowledge and. Change in attitude, skills, knowledge. b. Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. But because. incurred.

knowledge catalysts

Learning and Working on the Web

Most people have heard Clay Shirky’s quote that, “It’s not information overload, it’s filter failure.” Even with good information filters in place, we remain passive consumers of information. We can share our filtered information, which many do on social media, or over a coffee, but what value are we adding to it? But we have to do something with our knowledge.

knowledge catalysts add value

Learning and Working on the Web

” A main component of the personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) discipline is adding value to knowledge, or being a knowledge catalyst. The knowledge gained from PKM is an emergent property of all its activities. For example, merely tagging an article in a system like Diigo , does not create knowledge. And here rests the line of b t demarcation…]. checklists).

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Serendipitous, #informal learning through some ages

Ignatia Webs

Informal learning has been an important self-constructing force throughout the ages. For I wonder how much of informal learning is actually new, in the face of technology I mean. So we have always known that this approach added a certain je-ne-sais-quoi to every type of new knowledge. heutagogy informal learning online learning technology What do we do with Google view?

Organizational Knowledge Mastery?

Clark Quinn

If we adapt Harold Jarche’s Personal Knowledge Mastery (or PKM ), which is about Seek-Sense-Share as a mechanism to grow our own abilities, to organizations, we can see a different model. Here’s organizations seek knowledge sources, sense via experiments and reflection, and share internally (and externally, as appropriate ;). It’s about flows of information, which can’t happen if you’re in a Miranda Organization. Ok, I get it. By the ‘test and learn’ process of doing experiments and reading reactions, you can gather data quickly.

Knowledge Centered Support

In the Middle of the Curve

During a conference I attended recently, I encountered the concept of Knowledge-Centered Support. An even bigger benefit is the growth of an up-to-date, easily searchable knowledge library for both the IT staff and the university community. Brief notes on how this works (from my conference notes): This particular solution uses TeamDynamix ITSM Knowledge Base engine.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

and knowledge that prepares the learner for those day-to-day actions. knowledge” objectives (the ones that start with understand, know, remember) are. Performance support is the extra bits of information or reminders that extend the training. learner forgot to use the new skills or knowledge. After the course provides information on planning the work and an activity.

Curated Insights: Why knowledge sharing at work is a good thing

Axonify

Knowledge sharing has always been an important part of the workplace. The best information remains locked away in the minds of your top performers, only to walk out the door when they leave the company. If this sounds familiar, it’s time for your organization to explore best practices and implement technology that will put the knowledge employees need at their fingertips.

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

It has become so easy to publish information instead of just consuming it. Posting information on the web doesn’t require any technical knowledge anymore. Sharing your knowledge is as easy as sharing your latest picture through the social media. Our latest solution aims at people who do not have an eLearning background, but do have a need to share their knowledge.

Opening up #learning: Access to knowledge

Learning with e's

All are specifically related to learning: providing access to information automating, simplifying, and transforming tasks representing knowledge and thinking communicating and collaborating with peers and experts In my next few posts I plan to elaborate on these four (and possibly other) affordances that will impact on learning and education in the foreseeable future.

Bottom-Line Performance Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards for its Knowledge Guru Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance won two Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology gold awards for its Knowledge Guru Game-Based Learning Platform. One gold award honored Knowledge Guru as Best Advance in Gaming or Simulation Technology. for Cisco’s use of the Knowledge Guru platform. ABOUT KNOWLEDGE GURU. BLP News Knowledge Guru awards news ABOUT CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.

How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy

Dispersed product information. ensures every customer-facing person has the necessary knowledge, materials, skills, processes and behaviors to move deals forward. right information into the hands of the right sellers at the right time and place, and in. team up to date on value proposition and product information extremely. If information is. ENABLEMENT? training.

Two types of knowledge

Jay Cross

Explicit Knowledge. #1 is explicit knowledge. By definition, explicit knowledge can be captured in words. Retention of explicit knowledge is easily measured and graded and for that reason it’s where tests focus, over-simplified or not. wide variety of jobs rely on the look-up, transfer, and interpretation of explicit knowledge. It’s the facts. Variety.

Research Brief: Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning

Docebo

We know people learn and retain more information through informal channels , on-the-job experience and coaching, but most companies still expect their people to gain the bulk of their knowledge through more formal, structured means. Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning. The post Research Brief: Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning appeared first on Docebo.

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Encourage Informal Learning with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

This method of learning is called informal learning. whopping 80 percent of learning happens informally , outside of a classroom. Most of the time, individuals are not even aware that they are learning when they obtain knowledge this way. After all, people don’t stop learning informally when they step into an office. How an LMS Encourages Informal Learning.

70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention?

Docebo

The vast amount of learning delivered within the workplace is through formal classrooms and eLearning courses , but the knowledge gained only accounts for about 10% of the learning that occurs. Make sure you have a sound overall measurement strategy before you get too worried about informal measurement. The post 70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention? DOWNLOAD NOW.

5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget

and a wealth of information constantly at their fingertips. knowledge, companies still waste money each year using outdated methods of instruction. Promote Knowledge. Retention 9 Problem Two: Training Does Not Promote Knowledge Retention The most expensive training program in the world is useless if employees do not remember. knowledge retention. practices. issue.

co-creating knowledge

Learning and Working on the Web

The are many ways we can add value to information and knowledge. have described 14 ways of sense-making as part of personal knowledge mastery. have never met Tanmay but we have become knowledge co-creators. This is the power of social learning in digital networks, enabling knowledge to flow in directions we cannot know in advance. Image: Tanmay Vora.

From information to knowledge and the democratization of learning

eFront

We live in the era of the ‘Information Revolution’. For the first time in history billions of people around the globe have access to tons of information digitally stored in what we already call “the cloud” One could reasonably expect unprecedented growth and prosperity for the global economy! We try to make this informal knowledge searchable and transferable.

Facilitating Knowledge Work #wolweek

Clark Quinn

What was interesting to me was to think of the ways in which we can facilitate around those activities.  We shouldn’t assume good research skills, and assist individuals in doing understanding what qualifies as good searches for input and evaluating the hits, as well as establishing and filtering existing information streams. meta-learning strategy

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. It’s become part of everyone’s work flow, widely accepted in our company culture, and a launchpad for each individual in our organization to find their own social media and informal learning sweet spot.

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

employees have the knowledge and skills. struggle with applying their new knowledge on the job. managers will then use these new skills and knowledge. 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. should start before the presentation of knowledge.

If 80% is #informal #learning, why focus on inner-MOOC actions? #MOOC

Ignatia Webs

A small ''brain wandering journey'' on why I feel MOOC research should look more intensely at informal learning outside of the actual MOOCs (informal learning generated by the dynamics in MOOCs), and overall lifelong learning in an ever changing online learning environment, for a workforce that is becoming older in an knowledge driven era.

knowledge is personal

Learning and Working on the Web

Knowledge management, for me, is personal. A big conceit of the knowledge management (KM) field is that knowledge can be transferred, but unlike information or data, it cannot. Knowledge is personal. While knowledge cannot really be transferred, our experiences can be shared. Implicit knowledge requires interpretation and engagement to make sense of it.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. This is one of the most critical components of workplace knowledge.

@hjarche master class on #pkm Personal Knowledge Management

Ignatia Webs

The past couple of months have pushed me deeper into the PhD universe, and that has lead me to rethink what I am doing in terms of my own knowledge management, how I am doing it, and where I can improve my actions and make my knowledge acquisition and sharing process more efficient (or simply more fun would also be more then enough!). And it is online.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

Or retaining enough knowledge. Large volumes of information delivered in a single session lead to cognitive overload. People shut down, and stop learning. • The “one-size-fits-all” approach means low engagement, boredom and even learners who don’t have the prerequisite knowledge. determined to find knowledge when and how they need it. confident in their knowledge.

#Informal learning and the master deck of the guru

Ignatia Webs

He simply has the gift to come up with simple, yet essential knowledge insights that lift me up time after time. Yesterday he shared his 'master deck on informal learning'. It is a treasure of key ideas and at the same time such a great personal time saver, as well as a knowledge/management tailoring device. I can see how such a deck, build with my own set of slides and key pointers would enable me to draw up a meaningful presentation in no time, or I could even tailor a presentation on the go having such a master deck at my back hand draw. great.

Looking for information on eLearning? Here are my favorite 8 places

Challenge to Learn

Places that get you started in eLearning or will give you more detailed information. Websites that have independent information on eLearning, tools, communities, things like that. Not because they don’t give great information but because you have to become a paying member to benefit from their services. If you want to expand your knowledge in eLearning, this is a great way to start. 7. The Learning elearning information So out of the thousands of places to go, here is my top 8. Click on the separate logo’s if you want to check them out. 1.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

Many people on your teams already have the requisite skills and know-how, or the Personal Mastery Knowledge, to coach new hires and close the emerging skill gaps. To get it out of their heads, we need to shift our approach by making traditional formal training more flexible by incorporating more informal learning. Rolling out Informal Learning. So, we have to ask ourselves why.

Pulling informal learning

Learning and Working on the Web

Take a look at these 8 demand-side knowledge management principles by Nick Milton. People don’t pay attention to knowledge until they actually need it. People value knowledge that they request more highly than knowledge that is unsolicited. People won’t use knowledge, unless they trust its provenance. Knowledge has to be adapted before it can be adopted.

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

organizational knowledge. through informal channels, on-the-job experience. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Companies should couple social and informal. knowledge, B) capture user-generated knowledge, place it on the cloud for peer review and share it. actively share knowledge capital with peers and. In-Focus. Report. Supported by.

Beware who's selling informal learning

Clive on Learning

There is no doubt whatsoever in my mind that historically we have underplayed the importance of informal learning, whether that's experiential, on-demand or social. I'm equally convinced that, with the proliferation of great social networking tools and the ever-increasing confidence that learners are displaying when it comes to managing their own learning, informal learning should rightfully play a central role in our future learning architectures. To some extent because employers need assurance that critical skills and knowledge are in place. informal learning

Is Knowledge Transfer Part of Your L&D Strategy?

Bottom-Line Performance

On one side, you have your business objectives, your subject matter experts and all of the knowledge, skills and content employees need to know to meet your objectives. The bridge between these two sides is where knowledge transfer is supposed to happen… yet many organizations report that knowledge transfer is simply  not happening. There is a gap in your organization.