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Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

Each standalone topic must have its own defined objective which elucidates what specific knowledge it would impart. Learners must feel motivated to take a course by learning from the objective that they will add these specific skills/knowledge to themselves. Create them at the end of each short module and collect their scores. What does a PDF bring to mind? Boredom at its peak?

eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun

Learnnovators

When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. So I take no joy in predicting that elearning modules will inevitably be murdered. The best of today’s elearning modules have learnt from past excesses. From an instructional perspective, they use knowledge checks, scenarios, branched narratives and gamification. eLearning Today.

Assessing Learner Confidence in Training Modules

ATD Learning Technologies

The reality is that many employees know more about how to pass a test and progress through training than they know how to internalize and access applicable knowledge. Before you consider this scenario a rare event, remember there is an entire test-passing industry teaching students how to look at exams solely as a point system, as opposed to an opportunity to measure their actual knowledge.

Crowd source your corporate knowledge

Challenge to Learn

I’m investigating crowd sourcing of corporate knowledge. 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. Facilitating employees to share their knowledge is much cheaper than creating complete courses by instructional designers or third parties.

Putting Together an ERP Trail Mix: Some Bite-sized Modules for Employees To Snack On

CommLab India

Give them bite-sized modules that deal with a single learning objective and provide just-in-time support whenever they require. Short learning modules for role-based training. We developed multiple microlearning modules for one of our clients on procedures such as, “How do I apply for leave?”, Micro modules for training reinforcement. ”, and more.

5 Image Editing Tools to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Now-a-days, instructional designers require more knowledge and skills than ever before. On one hand, they need to be knowledgeable about learning theories and on the other hand, they need to be adept in using technological/software tools. This tool requires a little editing knowledge, but the added control can bring in some impressive results. hope you find this blog useful.

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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.

Extend eFront with modules for fun and profit

eFront

In this post we’ll take a look at eFront’s module system, and how it enables eFront users to extend and mold the software to their e-learning needs. Modules what? So, “modules” are small programs that cannot run standalone, but are installed in order to extend a base program (in our case, eFront), and allow it to do something it couldn’t before.

When to Bring Your Association’s Continuing Education Online

Association eLearning

She is knowledgeable in associations’ use of continuing education and strategic application of technology implementation. But sometimes it’s worthwhile to focus significant resources on developing a very customized continuing education (CE) module.  This might end up being an app for mobile devices, an online self-study module with quizzes and games built in, or an online course with significant resources invested such as broadcasting live video. ANA sold bulk access to the modules to nursing schools for use in their curriculum to help extend its’ audience. 3.

Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time

CommLab India

What is your best option when it comes to developing a custom online training module in minimum time? On the one hand, it refers to the software and process used to create eLearning content and courses quickly, and on the other to learning delivered in short, quick electronic-based modules. Rapid e-learning can come to your rescue. What is rapid e-learning? Benefits.

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. Our latest solution aims at people who do not have an eLearning background, but do have a need to share their knowledge. Internet has changed everything and it is changing eLearning fundamentally. Old school.

E-training Modules on Software Applications Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

You can easily create e-training modules with interactive simulations on software applications, using Articulate Storyline. Do/Test mode:  Here, you can check the user’s knowledge. Thus, we see that Articulate Storyline is ideal for developing simulation-based e-training modules on software applications. How can you impart effective training on using software applications?

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.

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach

Raptivity

The learner seeks knowledge and wants to absorb that knowledge; learning activities then help embed that knowledge. Alternatively, learners may want to test themselves for prior knowledge before undertaking any study, or refresh themselves through learning activities. Anne mills Mini courses Mini Learning Bytes Mini Modules raptivity

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.

The Dos and Don’ts of Developing Self-paced Training Modules

CommLab India

You need to come up with ideas that will make your learners want to know more, be eager to go to the next module, and ready to follow the instructional path you have designed. Interaction makes the course interesting as learners can share their knowledge and insights  on the topic, which can improve their understanding. They are in  total control of their learning. Don’ts.

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

G-Cube

Cube developed an interactive learning module for a medical website, created by a leading specialist in India. This e-course is a proof of the concept that by bridging the gap with knowledge we can benefit the patient as well as the doctor. Catering to the growing numbers and the varied learning needs, e-learning opens us to a world of possibilities. The answer is affirmative.

How to improve knowledge transfer in Online IT Training

Your Training Edge

Since programming languages and other IT related courses are complex, the service providers must follow a unique approach to transfer the knowledge to the students. However, minor changes in the courses can make the knowledge transfer highly efficient. Here are five tips to improve knowledge transfer through online IT training programs: Step by Step Learning. Conclusion.

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Diminishing Employee Knowledge Gaps for Organizational Maturity

Designing Digitally

There has been a constant rise in employee knowledge gaps within the corporate world, and they are only getting wider over time. There is a lower risk of employees feeling stressed or overwhelmed when they are allowed to focus on learning only one module at a time. study published in Bersin by Deloitte reports that 65% to 75% of companies have an “overwhelmed employee” dilemma.

5 Tips to Effectively Reinforce Your New Product Knowledge Training

CommLab India

Organizations should involve the sales team from the beginning of the product development life cycle; give them hands-on experience, and conduct classroom training sessions with self-paced online learning modules during the launch phase of the product. But all said and done, if the new product knowledge is not reinforced after formal training, your efforts may go in vain.

How FrieslandCampina Uses Knowledge Guru to Increase Engagement (Interview)

Knowledge Guru

I’m convinced that Knowledge Guru customers are a highly creative bunch. It comes as no surprise that these same people find creative ways to implement Knowledge Guru in their organization, extending the value of the game beyond what’s included in the subscription. People will have to do the e-learning and one of the main modules is the Safety Guru. Are they afraid?

The Microlearning Myth: Why you need more than bite-sized content to drive learning success

Axonify

While your employees can digest a small bit of knowledge much easier than a large slab, If you don’t use microlearning properly, you’re going to spend significant time replicating the existing problems of traditional training across hundreds or thousands of training modules. Continuous learning Interval reinforcement Knowledge gapsThat’s just not true. Microlearning Essentials.

How LMSs help companies ride the wave of knowledge transfer

Matrix

If knowledge is power, then the transfer of knowledge means empowerment. How can technology — and especially learning management systems — help companies ride the huge wave of knowledge transfer we are currently witnessing? The thing is, companies need their employees to be both knowledgeable and digital-savvy if they want to be successful in the future.

Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning

Origin Learning

Employees may unconsciously perceive the first exposure to the course as a sort of preamble to the whole course and if it’s boring or too formal from the start, you would have lost their attention by the time you present them with the key knowledge or information. For that, chunking content into smaller e-learning modules is very important. STEP 3: STIMULATE RECALL OF PRIOR KNOWLEDGE.

5 Keys to Streamlining Learning

Axonify

Streamlined learning is all about making it easier to create, customize, deliver and consume the knowledge that employees need to improve their job performance, whenever and wherever they are. Defining learning that will provide the knowledge employees need to perform job behaviors properly and consistently. Provide consistent training through short microlearning modules

4 Smart Performance Support Techniques to Reinforce Product Knowledge Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

For a successful product launch , training your sales team on product knowledge is important. Giving them hands-on experience and conduct training sessions with self-paced online learning modules would help set a platform for the successful launch. But, if the new product knowledge is not reinforced after formal training, your efforts may go in vain. Know of other techniques?

eSeminar Now Available: Creating an effective self-guided knowledge based eLearning module with AdobeCaptivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Many of us have need to develop traditional knowledge based training. One great way to increase user satisfaction with these modules is to make them self-guided. In this eSeminar Dr. Allen Partridge explains how a typical self-guided knowledge based module is constructed and shows an example. LINK: https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?loc=en_us&id=1753992&event=register_no_session loc=en_us&id=1753992&event=register_no_session Below you’ll find embedded the slides used [.]. Whats new

4 Ways to Assess the Product Knowledge of Your Sales Team

CommLab India

Such periodic assessments not only reinforce the training conducted, but also improve retention and facilitate knowledge transfer on-field. Your objective of assessments along with assessing learners should also be refreshing the product knowledge training conducted earlier. Let us see an example to know how to use this strategy to assess the product knowledge of your learners.

How Johnson & Johnson Uses Knowledge Guru to Drive Efficiency

Knowledge Guru

interviewed Kristen Pela, Manager, Training & Communications, Talent Acquisition to learn more about their use of Knowledge Guru. Each week consisted of a 20 minute online module, Talent Guru competition, and a Topic Forum. What results do you hope to produce from Knowledge Guru? The feedback for Knowledge Guru has been amazing and folks have really enjoyed the fun and interactive training. What advice would you give to others on creating their first Knowledge Guru game? Who is the Talent Guru game for? How it is part of a learning solution?

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Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow model describes the concept of being so engaged in an activity, such as an online course, that you remain engaged for an extended period of time, completing modules, activities, and assessments without taking breaks. The easiest way to do this is through “knowledge checks” and learning assessments which contain remediation. Share this on Facebook.

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5 Ways Tin Can API Revolutionizes eLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

Surely ongoing learning and knowledge management is an integral part of a healthy workplace culture! We love the opportunities Tin Can creates for learning games, and we made our Knowledge Guru learning game engine the first Tin Can API compliant learning game. 5. You passed an eLearning module with a 100% Gold star? We will be there as well, promoting the Knowledge Guru.

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How Businesses Can Fix the Employee Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

Employee knowledge gaps are permeating the corporate world at a pace we don’t care for, and the chasm is only widening by the day. Employers need to focus their energy on knowledge building, instead of simply delivering information. Without this shift, an enterprise cannot hope to bridge the employee knowledge gaps, which could have severe long-term repercussions for the business.

How to Bridge the Corporate Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

The knowledge crisis in the corporate world is becoming greater. This is indicative of a knowledge gap. Here are some ways to bridge the knowledge gap. Title: Bite-sized learning Description: Micro-learning training modules are short and focused on a specific topic. It is considered to be knowledge available at your fingertips. You can access it on the go.

Product Knowledge Training Best Practices: A Day in a Retail Showroom

CommLab India

The important aspect product training included is knowledge of customer personas.  . The initial classroom trainings were supported with custom built online training modules. Prior to the classroom training, they were given a brief overview of the products through self-paced e-learning courses and that knowledge was augmented in the classroom. What are the practices you use?