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Gamification Lessons from Enspire

Enspire Learning

The post Gamification Lessons from Enspire appeared first on Enspire. Gamification is one of the hottest trending topics in the learning and development community (alongside big data, learning analytics, and adaptive/personalized learning). Organizations are seeking gamification of learning activities to boost learner motivation, engagement, and enjoyment in training experiences.

eLearning Lessons from the 80s

eLearning Brothers

This blast from the past has reminded me of all the lessons we learned from that crazy decade. discerning eLearning professional who was around for the ’80s has learned some valuable lessons from that era, and those of us who wish to succeed in this business would do well to remember these enduring teachings from the past. What lessons did you learn from the 1980s?

A surprising way of preparing a lesson for Blended learning

Edynco

In this post I will present a simple process of preparing lesson for blended learning using a Learning map. Do you find this approach of preparing lessons for blended learning complicated? Instructional design blended learning instructional design learning map lesson Why it seems that blended learning will become a number one trend in education in the next two years?  Ruth C.

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Learning map combining lesson plan, guidance and content at once

Edynco

To conduct a successful lesson we need a detailed description of the instructions about what students should learn and how will they learn it. That means that we as educators should prepare a lesson plan with all objectives, description of teaching and learning activities with list of suitable learning materials. Learning map is a lesson content itself. What about you?

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

Can we take a lesson? lessons you’ve learned. 1 kineo.com info@mplus.kineo.com 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. And just in the last five years, the velocity at which new solutions have entered. the market has gone through the roof. We now. learning nuggets. rate content. Right? Wrong!

Mini-Lessons – How to Begin

Raptivity

The learner needs to understand and grasp the subject, and to satisfy themselves or others that they know the intention of the lesson – and, in the case of mini-lessons, achieve all this really quickly. With mini-lessons, refinement is the key. This is the most important, and sometimes the most difficult, aspect of developing the mini-lesson. Just one outcome is ideal.

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach

Raptivity

Although presented in small bites to satisfy today’s learners, effective mini-lessons follow good teaching practice. The key feature of each mini-lesson is that it is quick and specific. And of course, do let me know your thoughts on my mini lesson sample. The learner seeks knowledge and wants to absorb that knowledge; learning activities then help embed that knowledge.

User Interface lessons applied to eLearning

Challenge to Learn

So I decided to capture these lessons learned in this post and apply them to eLearning development. eLearning and user interface? 24 months ago my company Easygenerator switched to a new target audience. Instead of professional eLearning creators (instructional designers), we now focus on people who do not have an eLearning background. Find your weak spots. In our case it has seven steps.

Five Lessons We Can Learn from Millennials About e-Learning

Allen Interactions

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The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Looking ahead to Part 2 11 Bibliography [link] lessons-learned/3-ways-companies-are- changing-the-dreaded-performance-review [link] future-of-work/why-the-annual-performance- review-is-going-extinct [link] future-of-work/why-the-annual-performance- review-is-going-extinct [link] development/custom-programs/~/media/ DF1C11C056874DDA8097271A1ED48662. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. it happen.

Improve your lessons: 3 ways to make them more effective

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to improve your classroom lessons or training? They will make your lessons and courses more effective and more fun, and any teacher, trainer or coach can do it. How to improve your lessons: Flip, repeat and automate. If you ‘ flip your classroom ‘ you reverse the lecture and homework elements of a lesson: do the lecture at home and do homework at school.

Lessons to be learnt

Learning with e's

The group had been tasked to consider strategies about how they might embed a new technology into their primary school lessons. Yet there are some great lessons to be learnt from history if we know where to look. I was asked a very thoughtful question by one of my first year education students earlier today. The poet Steve Turner once wrote 'History repeats itself. Unported License.

Year One: 3 Lessons Learned For Creating Engaging eLearning

Social Learning

There are many ingredients for success in eLearning development and one of the most important… The post Year One: 3 Lessons Learned For Creating Engaging eLearning appeared first on Dashe & Thomson. I’ve been doing instructional design work for a little over a year, immersed happily in the world of drag-and-drops and click-and-reveals.

Lessons from Obama’s governance experience

Origin Learning

Let’s start this blog post with a disclaimer upfront that there is no political linkage or overtone.This is merely an attempt to showcase the macro lessons that may be relevant to any organization around the world. Lessons that resonate and transcend borders and break shackles associated with learning. Every nation has its share of history to glorify and gloat about. Democratized ?

5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content

Learnkit

Netflix can teach learning professionals a number of important lessons on how to capture their learner’s attention. Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content: 1. Lesson for Learning Professionals: Don’t tell your learners when and where to learn. Lesson for Learning Professionals: Leave your learners wanting more! On-demand content. Make it Real.

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    I recently received an email from a new Captivate developer who had delivered an eLearning lesson to a client via email attachment. When publishing a Captivate project file, the format you select will depend upon on how the learner will access the lesson. If you decide to publish a SWF, the learner will use a web browser to access the lesson.

Lesson from Edutech Australia? Planned Failure.

Learning Rebels

The post Lesson from Edutech Australia? Okay, I’m late. I was at Edutech last week, in glorious Brisbane Australia. Sunset on the Brisbane River. As I thought about how to frame this recap, I knew there were some recaps already out there (quick thinkers!). Therefore, I really wanted to see what “stuck” with me. Over and over again, I come back to the same person. 

eLearning: Determining the Best Size for Today's Lessons

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning lessons using any of the top development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio), you need to take the size of your learner's device into account. If you make your eLearning lesson too large (I'm talking width and height, not how many megabytes the lesson might be), learners with small displays may have to scroll to see your content. But what's the ideal size for an eLearning lesson? The size of the lesson you create depends largely on your customer.

Improve your lessons: 3 ways to make them more effective

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to improve your classroom lessons or training? They will make your lessons and courses more effective and more fun, and any teacher, trainer or coach can do it. How to improve your lessons: Flip, repeat and automate. If you ‘ flip your classroom ‘ you reverse the lecture and homework elements of a lesson: do the lecture at home and do homework at school.

Drip-Feed (Schedule) Your Lessons!

LearnDash

TRUE Drip-Feeding of Lessons! Now when you build out your courses in LearnDash, you have the option to sequentially deliver the lessons to your users on a pre-set schedule. Add lessons. Determine when you want the lessons to become available. Until this point, the industry has relied upon membership plugins to sequentially deliver (drip) lesson content.

5 Tech Tools to Invigorate Every Lesson

DigitalChalk eLearning

However, it should never replace a lesson. Unfortunately, not every tech tool is as valuable as the next; some are better at invigorating a lesson than others. Next time you want to breathe life into your instruction, use one of these five tech tools, guaranteed to make any lesson more fun and exciting. Use Google Maps to bring perspective into a geography or history lesson.

Colorful Consulting: Lessons from Larry

Allison Rossett

Today I learned about consulting from a surprising source. It began at lunch yesterday, when my usually positive pal Ellie remarked that my hair wasn’t looking so great. think the word she used was listless. The cut was fine. But she wondered about the color. What was up with the color? In order to tell this story I have to admit that I’ve been throwing color at my hair for years. Recently, I’ve encouraged my stylist to use a bit less color, to help me transition to a more real me, a salt and pepper me. But it has been a few steps forward and then about the same number of steps backwards.

A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

Lesson Plan for eLearning. Kelly may be in the early stages of his work, but he has already learned some important lessons. All 100 people were engaged in a lesson with a live instructor at the same time. I came across Harold Jarche ‘s blog today where he discussed, a brief history education delivered via The Internet, see Learning is Connecting.  Check it out.

Your Best Laid (Lesson) Plans

Visual Lounge

As ideas like Flipped Learning , blended learning, and online education pick up steam, we’re asked for examples of how video can be used within the context of a lesson. I’ve pulled my own ideas, but my background is mostly in science. I can’t answer questions for the elementary art teacher or the middle school history teacher. TechSmith Education is looking for some willing people to share your best lesson plan or outline. Our goal is to continue to inspire teachers with a variety of great lessons. The post Your Best Laid (Lesson) Plans appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Five Lessons From Learning Game Development

Upside Learning

We’ve had our fair share of digital learning game development projects; and a recent one threw a spoke in our design wheels like never before. Thought I should share the top five things we learned from our experience. 1. Be absolutely certain about the game objective; what must the player do to win? – We had varied ideas and that resulted in a multitude of win-states, not nice for a learning game.

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ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

The idea…to allow participants to experience games and to derive lessons from the development of other games. Lesson Learned. Lessons Learned. had a great time at the ASTD ICE Conference which recently concluded in Dallas Texas. What a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, make new friends and to stay informed of all the happenings in the world of learning.

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Community lessons

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet Here are some lessons I’ve learned about online learning communities that are developed in support of training and education: A loose-knit online learning community can scale to many participants and remain effective. Only a small percentage, ~ 10%, of members, will be active. If facilitators can seed good topics and provide feedback, then conversations can flourish. Communitie

Publishing for Kindle Amazon early lessons learned

Ignatia Webs

These lessons listed were learned after publishing my MOOC eBook via Kindle Direct Publishing, which does not demand a Kindle, you can use free kindle apps to read the book. To be honest, I never anticipated the anxiousness I would feel pressing a publish button. Nevertheless, one has to go out there and explore options, for gathering new experiences is part of life. Simple. Argh).

Lessons Learnt While Developing An e-Course On ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: A Design Perspective’

G-Cube

This was a lesson that to make an e-course exceptionally successful across a large and varied audience, simplicity is often the key. Growing awareness of the Earth’s inability to sustain our current rate of extravagant and unrestrained development has led to rapid change in the global economic, social, and political climate. Learning

Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Game Design

ATD Learning Technologies

I’ve been designing learning games for a long while, and I teach others how to do learning game design as well. Over the years, I’ve gleaned several truths that novice learning game designers frequently ignore or underestimate. It is very hard to be a good and creative game designer with little to no experience playing games. That’s not awful…but it is limiting.

6 eLearning Lessons We Learned from a Galaxy Far Far Away…

eLearning Brothers

The post 6 eLearning Lessons We Learned from a Galaxy Far Far Away… appeared first on eLearning Brothers. In honor of May the Fourth, we sat down and watched all the Star Wars we could sit through. During that potato chip fueled marathon, it dawned on us that many of the characters in this classic series have some great perspectives on eLearning. “Size matters not.”

Five Lessons Learned from Prototyping

E-learning Uncovered

If you’re like us, you learn lessons about both the client and about your process during prototyping. Here are a few of the lessons we’ve learned over the years. 1. The post Five Lessons Learned from Prototyping appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered. At Artisan E-Learning, we work with our clients to craft their own custom solution for their courseware needs.  Let it go.

6 eLearning lessons from Game of Thrones

TalentLMS

While everyone tries to overcome the shock from the fifth season’s finale ( no spoilers here ), we thought it would be a fun summer post to write about Game of Thrones’s (GoT) lessons as they apply to eLearning. The post 6 eLearning lessons from Game of Thrones appeared first on TalentLMS Blog - eLearning | Instructional Design | LMS. If you wonder how an epic story set in a magical medieval kingdom has any relevance to eLearning, you’re overlooking two things. First, wisdom is wisdom, and the older and more dramatically it is conveyed, the better.

Sharing lessons

Learning and Working on the Web

wadatrip – “It is ok to fail if you learn a lesson and even more so if you share the lesson you learned from the failure.” Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared  via Twitter  this past week. LucianT – “3M publicly hire for ‘Misfits’ – people that don’t fit into the norm. by @gsiemens. Friday's Finds

How To Allow Learners Save Their Favorite Lessons In LearnDash

LearnDash

If you have created online courses using LearnDash then you can allow your learners to bookmark (or save) their favorite lessons as they go throughout the course. As you can probably imagine there are a variety of reasons why someone may want to save a lesson, including but not limited to: They find the content interesting. They want to revisit the lesson at a later date.

Writing an eBook: Lessons learned on how, where, and why

Dont Waste Your Time

Those of you know me will know I published two eBooks earlier this year. This post will deal a little with the ‘how’ and ‘why’ I did it, but also I hope it’ll help you think about whether it’s something you want to do for yourself. So why not in your library, textbook, assignment, project, or classroom display? Fun : Yes, for the fun of it. Guy Kawasaki. Pause.

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3 Lessons from the NBA Finals to Apply to Your Employee Training Program

WalkMe Training Station

There are several lessons we can learn from the series that we should apply to our approach to employee training. The post 3 Lessons from the NBA Finals to Apply to Your Employee Training Program appeared first on Training Station. Sports fans everywhere were blessed to witness the epic rematch between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors in this year’s NBA Finals.

Real Life Lessons on Storyboarding

Everything E-Learning

Michele and Veronica shared the lessons that they learned along the way with us—about why storyboarding is so important for team e-Learning development. The post Real Life Lessons on Storyboarding appeared first on Lectora.com. Storyboarding first started in Walt Disney Studio, way back in the early 1930s. They also gave us tips for simple and effective storyboarding.

Break-Up Lesson Content with TOPICS!

LearnDash

New Course Layer: Lesson Topics! Until this point, LearnDash has included two official levels (Courses and Lessons), but starting today you can now create a third layer, called “Lesson Topics” (found under the Lessons menu). Just like you can assign an unlimited number of Lessons to Courses, you can have an unlimited number of Lesson Topics per Lesson!