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Designing Learning Environments for the Digital Age

InSync Training

Learning technologies and methodologies have evolved rapidly and dramatically over the past three decades. This blog post will highlight the evolution of corporate learning and learning environment design and strategies. For modern learning environment examples, and solution recommendations, watch the entire recording of Catherine’s BYTE session here.

Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. Jane Hart wrote about ‘How to Create a Social Learning Environment’ in the November 09 issue of Inside Learning Technologies. While some of these tools cost money, the bulk of them are free.

New learning environments

Learning with e's

Our final #EDENchat of 2015 focused on new learning environments, namely MOOCs, flipped classrooms and blended learning methods. Those who participated shared their experiences of MOOCs and flipped learning both as teachers and as learners. One of the key discussion points was around the nature of these approaches and their effectiveness as learning environments.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). They generally have a haphazard learning experience. But placements are very rich environments with many unique opportunities to learn. So what can we do?

What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

sumptuous spread of cerebral and endorphin-inducing fare, the subtext was learning, learning and more learning. That is a strident example of the reach and power of social learning. And online learning, the ubiquitously-used learning at leisure and learning on the move with eLearning and mLearning ? Does it have to be just the one way or the highway?

The Future of eLearning and Immersive Learning Environments

Gyrus

Elearning continues to rapidly evolve as technologies such as gamification, immersive learning environments ( ILEs ), MOOCS, mobile learning and other modern training delivery methods penetrate the marketplace. What are immersive learning environments? They relearn even the simplest of tasks, like turning a wrench, underwater, to simulate the harsh low-gravity and airless environment of space. The NASA learning environment is indeed immersive, but it’s real, not virtual. learning LMS eLL

Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

In the comments section of my previous post, Mike Caulfield kindly pointed me to the article Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network by Jonathan Mott. I was immediately interested because, like me, Mott is striving to bridge the gap between the organisation’s LMS and the learner’s PLE. Mott’s blueprint is the Open Learning Network (OLN). Amen to that.

Avoiding Information Overload in Online Learning Environments: An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

The effectiveness and impact of technology-aided learning in the corporate sector is unquestionable. With the aid of technology, training and learning has become more accessible to a wider spread of corporate learners, no matter where they are located across the globe. The learner group has to be made aware of the e-learning initiative well before it is implemented.

Totara Cloud on its Way for Small Learning Environments

Lambda Solutions

If you are a small business or proprietorship who needs a corporate learning management system for a handful of people, then TotaraCloud is for you. Totara recently announced the launch of Totara Cloud, which will become available later this month. Or perhaps you looking to implement Totara LMS for a large organization - Totara Cloud is a great to play around with the deep feature set.

Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment

TalentLMS

If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity. By providing options, you are encouraging non-native English speakers to learn a concept in their own language and boost their productivity. As a result, motivation and interest levels were higher and so were learning achievements. This enables the students to be able to apply their learning instantly to their performance context. Global migration has become an increasingly common phenomenon.

Future learning environments: professional, powerful, personal

Learning with e's

Once again, thanks to Don H Taylor and his crew, this year's Learning Technologies conference was a highly successful event. 50 speakers presented talks at the event in London's Olympia over the two days, in what has become one of the premier, must attend events for learning professionals in Europe. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Unported License.

Part 1: Creating a Social Learning Environment

OpenSesame

Social learning. participated in a webinar a few weeks ago in which the speaker used “social learning” and “social media” interchangeably, creating a confusing mishmash of misinformation. eLearning Solutions Social Learning We’re all talking about it, wishing for it and hoping to facilitate it in our offices. But what is it, exactly?

Julie Dirksen, #DevLearn "Interface Design: Tips and Tricks for Designing for Learning Environments"

Learning Visions

Three big chunks to your elearning interface: Learning content. The environment in which we learn something because embedded in the memory of the content itself. your learning environment, create association between stimulus and response. Text bullets on a screen are very low context and don''t match the environment at all. Find out how people are really using your learning. This are my liveblogged notes from Julie Dirksen''s (@ usablelearning ) session at the eLearning Guild DevLearn Conference , happening this week in Las Vegas. Not that many.

As Featured on Capterra: Creating an Interactive Learning Environment

DigitalChalk eLearning

*We have partnered up with  Capterra  to share a few tips for creating an interactive learning environment. These are 5 tips that will help you create an effective and interactive learning environment for your students. It is important to build a course that promotes an interactive learning environment. You can view the full guest post on their blog  here.

Create Autonomy in Gamification and Other Learning Environments

Kapp Notes

When thinking about creating a gamification experience (or any learning experience), allow and encourage the learner to make meaningful and consequential choices. Fake choices = fake interest in the learning event. When a learner makes a choice in a gamification environment, the system, teacher or environment responds in some way. Clark & Mayer, 2011; Reeve et al.,

ELC 019: Shifting To Learning Environments

The eLearning Coach

Find out how to design a learning environment to fulfill a specific need. These have the potential for providing a rich and broad learning experience. Post from: The eLearning Coach ELC 019: Shifting To Learning Environments. Find out how to design a learning environment to fulfill a specific need. Podcasts

Part 2: Creating an Addictive Social Learning Environment

OpenSesame

In Part 1 of this series on creating the social learning workplace, I defined social learning and social media, and set you on your way to choosing the tools. I’m assuming you’re reading this post because you’ve decided that social learning is a good idea for you and your organization. eLearning Solutions Social Learning

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. New Possibilities with Mobile Learning 2.0. Mobile Learning Gains Momentum. Unleashing The Power Of Social Learning. Open Source E-Learning Development 5: Media Capture - The E-Learning Curve , October 14, 2009. Live online learning – a free download - Clive on Learning , October 13, 2009. Rhizomatic Learning: What is it? Whose learning are you responsible for? How a piece of 166 year old graffiti was (partly) responsible for e-learning - The E-Learning Curve , October 16, 2009.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

To explore the practicalities of user-generated content, the Learning Cafe sponsored a webinar entitled Learner Generated Learning Content – Possibilities, mechanics and chaos? Kit, the Learning Consultant insisted the videos should be loaded on the LMS so that the time spent and results could be tracked. And yet… the world is changing. What should Ron do?

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

In an earlier post, I described an ad-hoc social learning environment where a blog was set up to drive learning for a group of 40 executives in a company, spread over multiple locations. Recently, this environment was put to use again to conduct a program titled BaseCamp 2011, where nearly fifty managers got together to learn select topics in strategy, finance and leadership. The online social learning program was conducted over a duration of six weeks. This new experience helped us gain some more insights in social online learning.

New eLearning Guild Academy Course: Advanced Blended Learning: Learning Environments by Design by Janet Clarey

Learning Solutions Magazine

Addressing employees’ learning needs in today’s organizations requires a flexible, comprehensive. approach that addresses the entire learning ecosystem. course that delivers a learning environment design to help you select a powerful set of resources in. support of learning in your organization! The Guild Academy proudly announces a new.

The Workplace Learning Environment is Moving Online

TeamFluent

When most of us think of learning environments, we probably think of school. Even as we enter the workplace, we probably think of learning as taking place in a meeting room, listening to a speaker about a certain topic the company needs us to learn. But for learners at all levels, the environment where learning takes place seems to be changing. More and more learning is now taking place online We imagine ourselves sitting in a classroom, listening to a teacher explain something to us.

Just for me learning

Learning with e's

I took part in a very interesting panel discussion with several other keynote speakers during the Adult Learning Symposium last week, in Singapore. The theme of the conference was 'Future of Work, Future of Learning', which sent a clear message to delegates that the two are inseparable. Just for Me' learning will epitomise the next decade of learning and development.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning. believe in the power of informal learning. Informal Learning Environment. Figure 1.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today. This is mainly because of the relevance it carries in today’s world of ‘Learning Transformation’. INTRODUCTION.

Create an Active and Collaborative Learning Environment for your Course

TalentLMS

We are talking about action plans derived from the learning resources presented in the course. When your learners talk about 101 ways to apply a learning resource, that’s when the course is successful. Then we will determine how to create active collaborative environments in each. Passive and collaborative learning. Active and alone learning. This is it.

Creating Immersive Learning Solutions for Industrial Technical Training

Origin Learning

Concept here pertains to complicated technical scenarios and engineering environments that require core competence and suitable skill-sets. Origin Learning has displayed its in-depth understanding of concepts by developing learning modules with an immersive approach for a transportation conglomerate recently. Concept is what is core to content. Let’s come to water. Flummoxed?

Immersive learning environments – a great example

The E-Learning Curve

Adaptive learning! As it's the first anniversary of the Lehman Brothers' collapse, I've been considering writing a post on the economic "anarchy.loosed upon the world" and it's impact on the Learning & Development industry as a follow-up to my 2008 post Recession and the challenge to e-learning. That's what I need to tell the people about today!" Say you like me hat!”

Social, mobile, and personal learning futures

Learning with e's

Many of my public presentations have the prefix: Digital Learning Futures, because for me, the future of education and learning will be greatly influenced by digital technologies. My argument in my presentation was that social learning, the use of mobile devices, and personal learning environments will all be vitally important components of any future learning ecology.

Where is Your E-Learning Environment Going?

Learning Developments

I've learned over time that it is important for me to take time to view what I'm doing from different perspectives. know it is important for me to check that my rudder is directed in the right position in this big pond of e-learning. So with that in mind, I've created a map of where I think the e-learning future is for my organization (a large public school system).

Where is Your E-Learning Environment Going?

Learning Developments

I've learned over time that it is important for me to take time to view what I'm doing from different perspectives. know it is important for me to check that my rudder is directed in the right position in this big pond of e-learning. So with that in mind, I've created a map of where I think the e-learning future is for my organization (a large public school system).

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Occupying a place on the continuum somewhere between a VLE and a PLE, an ILE is an informal learning environment that a facilitator manages on behalf of a group of learners. Informalise learning.

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Define the “DO” First

Living in Learning

Continuous Learning Agile design business impact Change Leadership change management continuous learning environment design methods Discovery electronic performance support system EPS EPSS evaluation future of training holistic discovery When you consider how quickly business is moving, and the need for an agile and resilient workforce represents minimum criteria for creating sustained capability, the rules of engagement have clearly changed.

Future schools, future visions

Learning with e's

Richard was also kind enough to write the foreword of my latest book Learning with 'e's , in which he swears blind that we met on a camel in the Saudi desert - during a social event for the ELI conference. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Change digital literacies education learning personal learning Personal Learning Environment Richard Gerver schools Technology