Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
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
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
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
MARCH 24, 2016
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.
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. continuous learning, build up knowledge over time, and produce real behavior. Classroom or eLearning events Net new knowledge Continuous Microlearning: Push and Pull More knowledge.
Module on open education: policy, accreditation by George Siemens #openEd
AUGUST 21, 2015
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.
When to Bring Your Association’s Continuing Education Online
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
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.
Extend eFront with modules for fun and profit
JANUARY 14, 2015
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.
With a new module “Assignments” students can create their own learning maps
MARCH 19, 2014
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.
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
Or retaining enough knowledge. The LMS is purpose built to do only one thing – stream learning modules to learners. 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.
How Cisco Uses Knowledge Guru to Teach Product and Technical Knowledge (Interview)
MAY 6, 2015
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.
5 Image Editing Tools to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules
JULY 26, 2016
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.
An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing
Challenge to Learn
DECEMBER 20, 2015
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.
Putting Together an ERP Trail Mix: Some Bite-sized Modules for Employees To Snack On
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
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.
Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success
applying their new knowledge on the. knowledge transfer; what managers need. the world with their knowledge. self-paced e-learning modules, broken into a series. Extend the Learning Activities within each module provide. For instance, in the module on decision making, the. Through this [MCD eLearning] module I now. 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. more real-time dynamic approach.
Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach
MAY 21, 2015
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
5 Tips to Effectively Reinforce Your New Product Knowledge Training
JUNE 22, 2016
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.
E-learning Solutions in the Healthcare Sector: Creating Knowledge and Enlightenment
AUGUST 17, 2015
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.
Diminishing Employee Knowledge Gaps for Organizational Maturity
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
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.
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
Game-based learning is the use of a self-contained game - with a defined start and end. – to convey knowledge, skills and abilities. learning modules. are not eff ective enough: research has shown that the retention of knowledge from. Gamifi cation encourages people to seek knowledge. testing and immediate feedback, incorrect skills and knowledge can be corrected in.
The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Think Small (Iterations, Action Maps, Storyboards, and Mini-Modules)
The Learning Generalist
JUNE 22, 2009
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?
4 Smart Performance Support Techniques to Reinforce Product Knowledge Training [Infographic]
JULY 4, 2016
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?
4 Ways to Assess the Product Knowledge of Your Sales Team
JUNE 20, 2016
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 FrieslandCampina Uses Knowledge Guru to Increase Engagement (Interview)
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
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?
Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?
AUGUST 4, 2016
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.
Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning
MARCH 8, 2015
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.
The Microlearning Myth: Why you need more than bite-sized content to drive learning success
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
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.
Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education
OCTOBER 28, 2014
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.
How Johnson & Johnson Uses Knowledge Guru to Drive Efficiency
MAY 1, 2014
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?
eSeminar Now Available: Creating an effective self-guided knowledge based eLearning module with AdobeCaptivate 5
MARCH 23, 2011
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
5 Keys to Streamlining Learning
DECEMBER 18, 2015
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.
5 Ways Tin Can API Revolutionizes eLearning
OCTOBER 13, 2012
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.
How Businesses Can Fix the Employee Knowledge Gap
MARCH 23, 2016
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.
Product Knowledge Training Best Practices: A Day in a Retail Showroom
AUGUST 3, 2016
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?
Should I Convert or Update My Flash Course?
DECEMBER 8, 2015
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?
Different Ways to Assess Learners Online
B Online Learning
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
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
MARCH 5, 2010
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.
Micro Learning - Knowledge in Four Minutes or Less with @intellectus_kc
The Learning Generalist
MARCH 25, 2011
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.
If you can’t package the knowledge, then don’t package your courses.
The eLearning Nomad
JULY 6, 2014
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.