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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


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. Organizations thought the learning problem was solved when LMS solutions became ubiquitous. Learning is only the first step in the knowledge equation.

Sharing your knowledge: What’s in it for you?

Challenge to Learn

You are an expert, so why should you share your knowledge with your co-workers or with the rest of the world. It works for me; I’m working in the field of e-Learning for 20 years now, and I’m writing this blog (and sharing my knowledge) since 2010. Knowledge sharing is. the ultimate form of learning. Easy access to knowledge.

Crowd source your corporate knowledge

Challenge to Learn

I’m investigating crowd sourcing of corporate knowledge. The visionary Learning manager really believes that crowd sourcing or user generated content is the way to go. In their view it is no longer the role of the Learning and Development department to control and steer the learning and knowledge management of the employees but to facilitate it. Use cases.

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

corporate Learning & Development inside out. simply “training” employees to ensuring employees have the knowledge they need to do. employee learning challenge is ensuring that what is taught is actually understood and. In the next 12 to 24 months, many businesses plan to increase their spending on learning. knowledge. appropriate knowledge, they are not.

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. Skills have to be refreshed and new software and applications need to be learned. However, learning on the job never stops.

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


Knowledge sharing has always been an important part of the workplace. 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. Here are my curated insights on knowledge sharing for May 2016: 5 reasons your employees aren’t sharing their knowledge from JD Dillon.

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. The key question we must ask ourselves is, “Are we learning anything? Are we turning that data and information into knowledge that can be applied for the betterment of our organizations?”.

Can organisation-wide social networks capture tacit knowledge?

The eLearning Nomad

Most of what we do at work requires knowledge that can’t be captured into a 10 bullet checklist with clear do’s and don’ts. More than ever before, the success of our organisations is based on tacit knowledge (that part of knowledge that is widely embodied in individuals but not able to be readily expressed). The big challenge in any modern learning organisation is the sharing of this tacit knowledge. Tacit knowledge is not something that can be ‘captured’ and re-distributed. Sharing of tacit knowledge is done through solving problems together.

Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Aligning Gamification with Corporate Goals and Learning Strategies.5 5 Step Gamification Work-plan.5 on how it can fit within your learning strategy, or how it can support your business goals. learning modules. Conclusion.16

Opening up #learning: Access to knowledge

Learning with e's

Learning is opening up like never before. Open learning was originally used to describe the opening up on education to previously disenfranchised individuals - those who had not followed the traditional pathways to education. Soon there were open colleges, and open learning centres, and then open software appeared - software that could be shared and developed by anyone.

knowledge catalysts

Learning and Working on the Web

Curation is an important aspect of personal knowledge mastery. But we have to do something with our knowledge. People who fail to continuously learn will be replaced by machines. We can become knowledge catalysts – filtering, curating, thinking, and doing – in conjunction with others. No one can live in an ivory tower of knowledge any more.

Introducing Knowledge Direct NOW

Association eLearning

Digitec is now offering our award-winning learning management solution for $599 a month , with no start up fees and no contract. Digitec Interactive has been helping our association partners achieve success through learning for over 10 years by driving revenue, helping provide CME/CE credits, or increasing member value with the latest industry education. Up to 250 active users.

The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing

Social Learning

One 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. 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 media

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

1 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. learning nuggets. or “very ready” in learning and development in. Learning. just on learning but on learning and doing. In short, marketers have learned to identify. learned back on the job.

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. We grade recent recall, but people have forgotten 90% of what they learned before they have the opportunity to apply it.

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. “The team is proud to uphold the highest standards in learning and to be recognised for this.

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? Instructional Design Learning Design

Learning 3.0: How to uncover hidden knowledge in your organization


We recently published a report in collaboration with Aberdeen Group entitled: The New 70:20:10: The Changing Face of Learning. We delve into Aberdeen’s findings in this blog post and examine how leading organizations support learning in forward-thinking and innovative ways. Read part one: “Learning 3.0: How does your organization stack up?”. Best-in-class organizations measure learning program effectiveness. In fact, only 20 percent of organizations have a process to reinforce formal learning by discussing the material with the employees and assess their progress.

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. Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? what they learn in training.

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.

E-learning Solutions in the Healthcare Sector: Creating Knowledge and Enlightenment


Catering to the growing numbers and the varied learning needs, e-learning opens us to a world of possibilities. In recent times, our experience in creating e-learning for the Healthcare Sector has been growing and we bring forth the learning from some of these experiences. Social learning through technology is the most popular way of gaining information today.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

But through advances in today’s learning management systems, these criticisms can be addressed. Now we can say that social learning online is possible, and is helping to bring more training and development options to organizations and associations anywhere on any device. Social Learning in an LMS. Want to know more about the next generation of Learning Management Systems?

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. Download the report to learn how to: Re-examine your organization’s learning strategy through the lens of 70:20:10. Find the blend that works for your organization.

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

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. employees have the knowledge and skills. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). struggle with applying their new knowledge on the job. their learning and development. 13 Gauge learning success.

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. Recently, Tanmay Vor a created a visual description of learning and leadership, based on an article by Kenneth Mikkelsen and me. ” – Leadership, Learning & PKM. Here is Tanmay’s infographic.

How To Extract Knowledge From Experts Before It’s Lost

Social Learning

Business as usual… The post How To Extract Knowledge From Experts Before It’s Lost appeared first on Dashe & Thomson. Learning institutional knowledge subject matter experts If, on his last day of employment before retiring, a man tried to walk out the door with a favorite personal computer he used at work, what would happen? Even if the company appreciated his expertise and commitment, they likely wouldn’t let him leave with a computer. Now, what would happen if that same employee walked out on his last day without sharing any of his expertise?

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

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. These eLearning solution would run in an enclosed LMS owned by HR or L&D, which was focused on Management instead of Learning. LearningNow all of us can be creators. What is happening? Old school.

Organizational Knowledge Mastery?

Clark Quinn

By the ‘test and learn’ process of doing experiments and reading reactions, you can gather data quickly. 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 ;). Ok, I get it. And I’m all for this. But this is largely  internal , and I think the insights needed are external.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. Introducing the Axonify Continuous Learning Model.8 Over the past decade, most organizations have invested in Learning Management Systems. Employees aren’t learning more. Or retaining enough knowledge. effectively applying what they’ve learned to their jobs. learning process.

Technology-enabled Learning to Assess Product Knowledge [Infographic]

CommLab India

When it comes to assessing the product knowledge of the sales reps, assessments help training managers realize knowledge gaps if any, update the training courses, take measures to improve workforce performance, and much more. Assessments form a crucial part of any training process. Hope you like this post. Do share your views! Training Solutions Sales Training

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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How Cisco Uses Knowledge Guru to Teach Product and Technical Knowledge (Interview)

Knowledge Guru

I interviewed Paula Rossini, Global Program Manager at Cisco, to learn more about how Cisco uses Knowledge Guru games to teach its sales associates. What learners do you use Knowledge Guru games with? We first introduced Sales Guru (the name we gave our Knowledge Guru games) games for sales associates and engineers in the CSAP program. It’s used as a reinforcement tool.

knowledge catalysts add value

Learning and Working on the Web

Group 3: People aggregating the learnings of group 2, passing it off as first-hand wisdom. Group 4: People aggregating the learnings of group 3, believing they are as worthy of praise as the people in group 1. ” A main component of the personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) discipline is adding value to knowledge, or being a knowledge catalyst. checklists).

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Training Plan Template

WHAT KNOWLEDGE IS REQUIRED FOR THOSE. WHEN SHOULD EACH LESSON BE LEARNED? Learn how to close 20% of marketing qualified. General Onboarding • Learn all basic company information within 7 days of. learn. learned. WHAT KNOWLEDGE IS REQUIRED. WHAT KNOWLEDGE IS REQUIRED. Now that you’ve outlined each piece of knowledge that should be.

@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.