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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?

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. Capturing Knowledge.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

I 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.

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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.

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.

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.

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. We try to hang on with tightly to what [.]

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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.

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

KNOWLEDGE IS THE. always, conducting the interviews proved to be informative, revealing and fun. consume information outside of work. information in their everyday lives. but has provided skills or knowledge that have actually. amounts of information with a few clicks. information about why and how the. around us to find information that’ll help.

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?

Encourage Informal Learning with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

This method of learning is called informal learning. A 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.

Two types of knowledge

Jay Cross

Explicit Knowledge. #1 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. A wide variety of jobs rely on the look-up, transfer, and interpretation of explicit knowledge. Tacit Knowledge. #2

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.

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.

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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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

Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!

Gyrus

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.

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.

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.

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. I 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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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.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). The network will also contain links to information about initiatives that are happening in the ward to address patient safety and quality improvement. They don’t feel part of a team.

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.

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.

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.

Mobile is a Game Changer for Knowledge on Demand

Axonify

But, no matter the device, employees want to access information much quicker to do their jobs. They’ve grown accustomed to Googling answers to questions in their personal lives and expect this knowledge on demand capability to carry over to the workplace. Mobile devices are a game changer for performance support through knowledge on demand. These days, everyone is on the move!

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.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

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!

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

First, experiential learning is a process that facilitates the acquisition of specific knowledge and skills through real-life experience. Second, this type of learning has the power to transform employees’ attitudes about training, increase knowledge retention, and create a learning culture in the workplace, among other things. This is because corporate training can be boring.

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.

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.

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.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Pract.us

Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. Read this article to find out more about Guided Informal Learning. Guided Informal Learning takes advantage of the learning opportunities that arise in everyday work. What is Guided Informal Learning?

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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.