How Are You Providing Performance Feedback in Your eLearning?
JULY 13, 2016
You, your organization, and your learners don’t want to spend time—or money—on training that doesn’t provide a solid return. That same model can also serve as a framework for when to provide feedback to your learners. Does the learner feel more competent in regards to the topic? Reinforce the learner’s performance when they answer a question correctly.
101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Provide Continuous Encouragement
MAY 2, 2014
This is the fourth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. Motivation Category 3: Provide Continuous Encouragement Throughout the Entire Virtual Experience. Email and other communications are great, cheap, and easy ways to encourage your virtual learners. Blended learning Virtual Classroom Engagement Virtual Learners Motivation
LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences
MARCH 17, 2016
With all the funds billowing into this market, it has the revenue needed to develop new and exciting types of software that make online learning a great experience for both learners and trainers. Learners Love eLearning…So Do Trainers! There’s no doubt that learners love LMS-based learning. But it’s not just learners who prefer LMS-based training – it’s also instructors.
Games Can Provide Authentic Experiences
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
To provide effective instruction, it needs to be as authentic to the actual experience as possible. Additionally, forcing the learner to apply concepts within the right setting encourages them to act in an authentic manner which is different than how most people interact with courses. Gamification of context provides two key advantages. This accelerates the consequence and illustrates to the learner the cause and effect relationship that is hard to convey in a classroom setting and that isn’t always seen in the real situation because of the passage of time.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
would love to provide, we need a change. We must go beyond providing great content. to instead take responsibility for providing. learning platform – to not just be able to “give learners some training”. but instead be able to “take learners through Proficiency Journeys”. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WELCOME ASSESS YOUR DISTANCE GAINED Review a 10-minute overview. We now.
3 Ways To Intrinsically Motivate Learners
AUGUST 27, 2013
recently read the book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, which provided a […] The post 3 Ways To Intrinsically Motivate Learners appeared first on Social Learning Blog. eLearning elearning learners motivate
Challenge Your Learners By…
OCTOBER 24, 2014
In this hectic world of on-the-spot access to information, conversations held in 140 characters or less, and instant picture uploads, Instructional Designers are faced with the challenge of designing effective learning that won’t overload learners. The heart of this challenge is finding the learners’ motivational sweet spot. Let learners be a little selfish about their learning.
Motivated Learners Find A Way
APRIL 19, 2016
Even when we fall far short, motivated learners still find a way. When materials are provided, they’re looking ahead. These are only a small subset of the ways learners work around L&D’s control to find new ways to learn. Let me start by introducing my daughter, Arianna. She’s now seven, and she has cerebral palsy. Learning despite awkward design.
Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider
JULY 13, 2013
This works great, because the only learning interactions anyone has ever thought of hinge directly on how learners do on a post-test, right? Experience API brings us a number of improvements to take advantage of in L&D: It can track learner progress without a constant internet connection. It can track learner activity from a variety of informal activities. Tin Can. TIN CAN!
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
of learners. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. outline the objectives that learners will need in order to meet the goals. organization, which not only gets you learner buy-in, it also serves as documentation of the.
Do you want to predict learners’ path?
JANUARY 12, 2016
Harnessing the power of collective intelligence , the product provides a context and a connection with learners that can predict their behavior, learning patterns and has the ability to assess the skill gaps arising from time to time. Admin & User Dashboards : Konnect provides separate admin and user dashboards. Unbelievable, isn’t it? Time to pause and reflect! And more!
LMS Utility For Content Providers: Helping Content Companies Sell Better, Market Better
DECEMBER 28, 2016
The utility of learning management systems is ubiquitous across different industry domains and varied learner profiles – there’s something that all of us can benefit from the amalgamation of technology and learning. The LMS of a content developer company should provide a lot of value to the users, making sure that they feel it is worth their money and they come back for more.
eLearning: Designing for Every Learner
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 24, 2016
by Sally Cox In my fantasy world, every learner who takes one of my courses would be tech savvy; and I'd be able to try lots of cool new things to keep them interested. The truth is, we all bring our own experiences to the table, and there will be always be learners who are tech-challenged and might need a little extra guidance. Consistency. Navigation. Color.
How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 28, 2014
Corporate learners today need something different from their training than they did in the past. Companies, especially those facing a skills gap, need to provide more training to help new hires be successful on the job. MOOCs can help companies provide the increased training their employees require without significantly expanding their training staff. Engaging? Relevant? On Sh!ft’s
Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]
We provide both. GIVING FEEDBACK: I provide constructive. properly, managers provide a concrete and comprehensive. The following models provide guidance on how to both set. Sure, we have provided a model above. How can you provide the systematic process. to provide the system and environment. clear role the for the learners’ managers. sprints.
Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning
MARCH 8, 2015
Unless something within the course really grabs the mind of your learner, he will not glean much out of it even though he may sit through it. STEP 2: PROVIDE A LEARNING OBJECTIVE. Use small, objective assessments in e-learning that test learners’ existing knowledge and also serve as a recap before they are exposed to new information. STEP 5: PROVIDE GUIDANCE FOR LEARNING.
How Does Watching Videos Improve Learner Engagement?
JUNE 17, 2016
That is the sheer pleasure of engagement that video learning can bring among learners. The need to test new methods to strike a better chord with the learners has resulted in tweaking, fine-tuning, and altering the way learning gets imparted. Access to mobile devices, tablets, and social media tools are bringing a new level of engagement among learners. million written words.
101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Rewards and Recognition
MAY 14, 2014
This is the ninth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. Motivation Category 8: Provide Rewards and Recognition for Virtual Learning Participation and Success. Virtual Classroom Management Engagement Virtual Learners Motivation The first post introduces the series.
Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight
JUNE 1, 2015
The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industry is a highly dynamic sector where updated knowledge provides an extra edge over others in the competitive scenario. Many BFSI organizations already are utilizing the mobile advantage by providing pre-loaded hand-held devices to their employees – particularly, the sales staff. Learning
Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success
Means: We have to have a way to provide an ongoing stream. Skills Gap 3% 38% 59% 5% 61% 33% 6% 46% 48% 9% 62% 29% 1000 Providing career. GIVING FEEDBACK: I provide constructive. provide the system and environment. clear role to the learners’ managers to. provide coaching and accountability to. An improved solution for developing front- line managers should provide a scorecard. The e-learning provides an. in the e-learning program, providing fertile ground. Extend the Learning Activities within each module provide. Moving.
Learners as producers
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
Although the production of content has been the preserve of the teacher and the academic since the formalisation of education, increasingly, we also see learners creating their own content. This shift was going to happen anyway, even before learners started to create their own content. Learners are more resilient and able than many teachers give them credit for.
Make Learners Care about Compliance Training
MARCH 10, 2016
Unfortunately, compliance training is often just a content dump with a narrator basically reading the policy, followed by some multiple choice questions to see if learners remember what they heard 5 minutes earlier. They just want to check a box that says, “we provided training” to cover themselves legally. Compliance training is a common use for elearning.
Redefining Training: Empowering the Learner
MARCH 23, 2015
Learning Management Systems are, and will continue to be the means to this end – bringing learners on to a commonly shared platform and onboarding various devices to make the process more powerful yet effortless.The mantra is to mandate only what’s necessary and empower as much as you can. The question is – Why? The coming in of the Web 2.0 Employees at the workplace are consumers elsewhere.
A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 5 Provide realistic practice
Challenge to Learn
JULY 1, 2014
This is Principle 5 of the manifesto: “We will provide learners sufficient levels of realistic practice; for example, simulations, scenario-based decision making, case-based evaluations, and authentic exercises.” We should place the learner and the work context central to the learning, instead of giving the content the lead role. The underlying reason is simple.
The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change
development, provides better data on. and providing the resources and support. effectively, monitor performance on a day- to-day basis, and provide timely feedback. Means: We have to have a way to provide an ongoing. your organization and set up your learners in the. ManagementPlus portal We provide detailed reporting on results and. happening now. If the.
Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves
MARCH 22, 2016
In my last post, I explained how starting compliance training with a worst-case scenario can engage learners right from the start. Setting the course up with a scenario helps learners understand why the policies matter. In this post, I’ll explain a technique for keeping learners engaged throughout the course. All of that is “pushing” content to learners.
5 Things You Need to Know About Learner-Centred eLearning
JUNE 28, 2016
learner-centred approach to upskilling puts the student at the heart of the programme allowing them the opportunity to grow in the best way possible. This approach can result in unseen benefits that you may never have imagined as the learner enhances their specific talent pool. It provides for different learning styles. Let’s see how this is done! It is Relevant.
Webinars – Providing the Flexibility of Digital Learning with Human Interaction
DECEMBER 14, 2016
Webinars allow the presenter of the learning content conduct online polls and pose questions to learners. This enables him get a “first hand feel” of the learners’ understanding, which helps him tailor his presentation accordingly. Hold Learners’ Attention Longer. Today’s learners have very short attention spans. Ensure High Quality Learner Interaction.
An LMS Provides Solutions to Your Company’s New Year’s Resolutions
DECEMBER 15, 2015
If so, know that an eLearning system can provide the solutions to your company’s New Year’s resolutions. Trainer costs are typically one-time since the same material may be reused for multiple batches of learners. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.”.
The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change
development, provides better data on. and providing the resources and support. effectively, monitor performance on a day- to-day basis, and provide timely feedback. Means: We have to have a way to provide an ongoing. Management Plus can be delivered for: Individual Delivery: individual learners and their. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. happening now. it happen.
Energy shortage forces Ukrainian schools to close during winter period: Easygenerator provides its software for free
Challenge to Learn
JANUARY 20, 2015
Easygenerator provides free e-learning to all Ukrainian teachers. One of my Ukrainian colleagues (Andrey Drebot) suggested that it would be helpful if teachers and learners would have access to a tool like easygenerator during this period.Therefore we decided to make our software available free of charge to everybody in the Ukraine as of today. How does it work? easygenerator.
Blended Learning – Different Strategies That Work For Varying Learner Needs
JANUARY 19, 2017
And since a lot of moneys and time is invested into creating impactful training, there is a definite trend of developing higher levels of interest in how learners want to learn, in addition to what they need to. The ultimate aim is to make learning exciting enough to become a lifelong pursuit for learners and there are various ways of achieving this. The Blended Solution. Learning
What do we mean by learner-centred e-learning?
The eLearning Nomad
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
Placing the learner at the centre of the learning process is often encouraged in e-learning design yet frequently misunderstood. find that the examples provided in articles about this topic repeatedly ignore the real meaning of this approach. These are all very useful learning design approaches to increase motivation, but they don’t make a course more learner-centred.
How to Provide Personalized Learning Experience in E-Learning Courses
JUNE 20, 2016
Yes, you are unique, each so is every learner. People now seek personalization, whether it’s in an e-mail, browser, desktop, or TV, and developers are providing features such as themes, wallpapers and various options to support personalization. When an e-learning course providers learners’ a feel of ‘This is For Me’, surely it is a personalized learning experience.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Live face to face: You may use a F2F training provider. Typically, the training provider will run anything from an afternoon session to a several day workshop, focusing on topics like coaching or managing performance. provide strong content and then sit back and hope. learner. We need to provide the structure. really to provide the system and. managers.
To Improve Learner Retention, Focus on the Dynamics of Forgetting
MAY 25, 2011
Donald Clark provides some good insight in this post. In it, he explains how practice is the real key to retention: The real solution, to this massive problem of forgetfulness, is spaced practice, little and often, the regular rehearsal and practice of the knowledge/skill over a period of time to elaborate and allow deep processing to fix long-term memories.