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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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]

their new knowledge on the job. new knowledge on the job. more than simple knowledge transfer of a. knowledge into new habits. world with their knowledge. self-paced eLearning modules, broken into a series. Extend the Learning Activities within each module provide. For instance, in the module on decision making, the. moving in this direction.

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.

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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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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.

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?

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?


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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?


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.

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

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.