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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?

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.

Module on open education: policy, accreditation by George Siemens #openEd

Ignatia Webs

He acts as the Associate Director of the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute (TEKRI) at Athabasca University, has authored many books and articles including Knowing Knowledge and the Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning , and is the founding member of the Society for Learning Analytics Research. More information about this exciting course can be found below.

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.

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

ensures every customer-facing person has the necessary knowledge, materials, skills, processes and behaviors to move deals forward. To contact Docebo, please visit: NO EASY ACCESS TO EXPERTS Perhaps the most invaluable source of product knowledge resides in a few. experts’ availability as source of training material and knowledge is that (1) they. ENABLEMENT?

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.

With a new module “Assignments” students can create their own learning maps


While we feel this kind of communication and quizzing is really beneficial for students while first getting to know the subject of the lesson and studying, we believe both – students and teachers – need something more; students to achieve better long term recall of learnt information and teachers to get the feedback on their students’ knowledge and more importantly their comprehension.

Extend eFront with modules for fun and profit


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.

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.

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.

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach


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

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


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.

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.

The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Think Small (Iterations, Action Maps, Storyboards, and Mini-Modules)

The Learning Generalist

The end of an iteration marks the opportunity to showcase working elearning to the customer, seek feedback and to potentially release the module(s) to learners. How many training modules does your client/ internal customer want this project to span? What's the framework you'll use to build your modules? Can we reduce flab in our analysis and design phase? What's the Inception?

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?

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.

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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: loc=en_us&id=1753992&event=register_no_session Below you’ll find embedded the slides used [.]. Whats new

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

5 Keys to Streamlining Learning


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

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?

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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Should I Convert or Update My Flash Course?


Unfortunately, if you developed your eLearning in Flash, that can leave much of your current courseware and eLearning modules out of date and incompatible with many of your learners’ devices. Instructional design is more than just creating beautiful modules, but creating impactful eLearning that learners are more likely to remember. Who Developed the Original Content?

If you can’t package the knowledge, then don’t package your courses.

The eLearning Nomad

The examples in many self-paced e-learning modules aren’t what trainees really face in their workplaces. Most training subjects in the development sector (and similar sectors) don’t have right and wrong answers. learning packages tend to pretend they have the answers though. And this is one of the main reasons why learners disconnect. because going deeper is hard, too hard.

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Different Ways to Assess Learners Online

B Online Learning

Most of us have included quizzes or other tests in our online modules as this is a convenient way to track knowledge especially via an LMS. There are many different ways to assess your learners in an online setting.  Before I decide on an assessment strategy, I always ask myself the ‘big’ questions during the […].

LMS Modules – The “Add-On” Facts

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS vendors are notorious for offering the amazing “module&# in their marketing and advertising pitches – whether it is on their web site, at trade shows, white papers, e-mail marketing, whatever. What is a Module? module – is an add-on to your LMS/LCMS.  Most offer one LMS, but offer “Modules&#. Vendor Approaches to LMS Modules - We will focus BTW on SAAS (which in basic terms means “Hosted&# – as in they host the LMS on their servers). Module/Add-on is already integrated within your LMS and is “turned off&#.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

This interview was originally posted on the Knowledge Guru website. We’re posting it here to highlight the collaboration between Cisco and Bottom-Line Performance using the Knowledge Guru tool. interviewed Paula Rossini, Global Program Manager at Cisco, to learn more about how Cisco uses Knowledge Guru games to teach its sales associates. Every day they have 3.5 BLP New

Micro Learning - Knowledge in Four Minutes or Less with @intellectus_kc

The Learning Generalist

Joseph is the senior director of knowledge for St Luke's Health System. They called it Knowledge Nuggets - memorable education delivered in four minutes or less. Minimum, simple retention and application of basic knowledge. That said post-tests and knowledge checks were outside this our minute time limit. They had a request - they wanted a knowledge check at the end of the module. They decided that they'll do two knowledge checks. The other knowledge check would be Luke a dog with polka dots. So I'll just liveblog what I'm learning.

Preparing a massive open online course on mLearning, balancing old and new thinking

Ignatia Webs

mobile mLearning knowledge mooc mobimooc eLearningA couple of weeks ago I started to structure an idea I had on organizing an MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on the subject of mLearning. It will emphasize the possibilities of using mobile devices for educational or training purposes (basic cell-phones, to smartphones, mp3 players, tablet pc's,). The date will follow later as well, but.

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Gamify Your MOOC

Your Training Edge

For corporate trainers, the need to motivate employees to enhance their knowledge and skills can hardly be understated. In a MOOC, badges can be issued for specific achievements such as completing a module, finishing a series of related activities, or acquiring a new skill, or for more abstract achievements like teamwork and leadership. For example, departments can compete to have everyone complete each learning module or teams can compete in problem-solving and idea-generating activities. Clearly, this trend needs to be reversed. Basic Gamification – The Progress Bar.

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Top benefits of a cloud-based LMS


The transfer of knowledge now happens inside and outside of office walls. Therefore, it’s easy to generate updated reports on any kind of data you’re interested in: course status, course completion, module progress, missing work, assessment grades, and so on. Workplace learning and training programs have come a long way since the cubicle was a new thing. Safe data.

6 Steps to Develop Curriculum-based E-learning Courses for Medical Sales Training

CommLab India

The toughest part in the pharmaceutical industry is promoting products to customers who are more knowledgeable than the sales reps i.e., doctors. Curriculum-based e-learning courses are a series of modules that provide in-depth knowledge of a particular subject. They need to identify the modules in the course and common screens from the modules. 2.

Why Blended Learning Is Really Just Blended Training


Blended learning is a hot phrase in the training world, and it usually refers to a mixing of traditional face-to-face classroom facilitation with computer-based modules — usually self-paced online training. In 2003, the American Society for Training and Development identified blended learning as one of its Top 10 trends to emerge in the knowledge-delivery industry. Practice!).

Tips for Creating Sound Learning Objectives

Designing Digitally

Title: Start with the learning objective Description: A learning objective should drive the course module. It should be built on a statement that summarizes what the learner will acquire in terms of knowledge, attitude and skill once the instruction is complete. From these steps, designers can decide how many sub-modules to create. Measurable. Attainable. Relevant. Targeted.

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Why Millennials Love Microlearning


Grooming these employees for leadership positions will be L&D’s biggest challenge of the coming decade. “In the next 10 to 15 years, we’re going to have the greatest transfer of knowledge that’s ever taken place,” researcher Chip Espinoza told Bloomberg News. Microlearning’s bite-size learning modules meet the modern learner’s desire for searchable, habitually pulled information.

eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Course- A course is made of one or more modules put together to form one cohesive unit to teach a person about a topic. At the end of a course one may be asked to take a survey or may be granted a certificate of completion proving one has completed every module within the whole course. Module- A module is a section of a course, similar to a chapter in a textbook.