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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.

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.

Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem


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?

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 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.

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.

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.

Informal Learning


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?

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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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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?

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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.

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.

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


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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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.

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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.

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


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.

From information to knowledge and the democratization of learning


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.

What is Informal Learning?

Growth Engineering

According to supporters of the 70:20:10 framework, informal learning could form up to a whopping 90% of everything we take in! Even so, at the vast majority of organisations, you’re likely to find that development resources are poured overwhelmingly towards formal learning , which only makes up the remaining 10% of knowledge intake. Informal learning. Varied learning sources.

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.

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WHAT KNOWLEDGE IS REQUIRED FOR THOSE. General Onboarding • Learn all basic company information within 7 days of. request using ZenDesk.” • Common issues and their solutions • How to communicate effectively • How to login to ZenDesk • How to communicate in ZenDesk • How to close out the issue in ZenDesk Record each piece of knowledge (we’ll call this a “lesson” going. included?

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

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.

Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!


The corporate training world often questions and evaluates the concept of incorporating informal learning. The question always arises whether informal learning can be added to the formal learning and if so, how both can be combined together. Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, and unplanned way to learn and gain knowledge, whereas formal learning is delivered in a systematic, intentional way with a reporting and evaluation process. Arrange for informal workshops or meetings where subject matter experts (SMEs) can share their expertise with co-workers.

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).

Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the information and tools you need to. Game-based learning is the use of a self-contained game - with a defined start and end. – to convey knowledge, skills and abilities. in learning when and where it’s convenient: information is often distributed in shorter bursts. Gamifi cation encourages people to seek 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.

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.

#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.

Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

As I read the post on Resolvingthe Trust Paradox by John Hagel, I was reminded of two things—the talk on the power of vulnerability by Brene Brown and what Morten Hansen says about tacit knowledge sharing in hisbook Collaboration:How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. hadwritten about the latter in my post Molotovcocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. Tacit knowledge (by definition knowledge that is un-codified, notvisible and sometimes, not “ articulatable ”in very black and white terms) requires strong ties to be shared.

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Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success

all the information they think they need is readily. applying their new knowledge on the. knowledge transfer; what managers need. the world with their knowledge. From Performance Management. to Performance Development eGuide 2Part 2: A Roadmap. for Change In Part 1 of this eGuide, we explored the confluence. of factors that’s driving change in how performance. is managed and how organizations are moving. away from the traditional annual review process to. more real-time dynamic approach. This all sounds. very logical, of course, until an organization starts to.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer


Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning). Informal/Social Learning Design Competencies. SKILLS: 6. ATTITUDE: 8. Power to the Learners : An interesting read!