10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning
APRIL 15, 2016
Best Rapid eLearning Tool eLearning elearning solutions online leaning problems Online Learning tips Raptivity Interactions spice up your online curriculumOne of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. Well, not always.
How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
This article addresses three common problems found in training and discusses how MOOCs provide solutions to these problems. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged. Problem 2: It is unclear if learning is actually taking place. Problem 3: Employees quickly forget what they have learned. From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox.
Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
Organizations thought the learning problem was solved when LMS solutions became ubiquitous. How do we move past this conversation and finally address the true knowledge problem? It’s a solution that’s 100% committed to solving the employee knowledge problem. The post Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem appeared first on Axonify. In fact the opposite is true.
Narrative pedagogy 3: Problem solving
Learning with e's
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
The world is full of problems. It is also the basis of problem based learning (or PBL). Students are presented with a problem and limited resources (e.g. yes, sometimes luck - to solve the problem. Sometimes they don't know how they solve the problem, or where it comes from. Prior knowledge usually helps us to solve the seemingly intractable problem.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Blended learning can also address a problem common to organizations that are reliant. As we released our Eleventure® course library, we gave this common problem a lot of. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. of learners. You’re.
The Problem With Executive Education
FEBRUARY 21, 2016
Custom programs are addressing many of the business community’s long-standing complaints about academia
Musings on completing a PBL MOOC about PBL (problem-based learning)
The eLearning Nomad
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Early December I completed the MOOC ‘Problem-Based Learning: Principles and Design’ organised by Maastricht University: a course where participants “learn about PBL by doing PBL”. It talks about problem-based learning (PBL) as well as the PBL MOOC and MOOCs in general. PBL at universities is generally more focused on ‘talking about’ the problem and ‘reading about’ the problem (long lists of references to academic papers that also talk about the problem), rather than solving the problem and tapping into people’s real-life experience and insights.
How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems
AUGUST 2, 2016
Sound the winner’s circle music–here are three common problems and ways get the gold. Are you experiencing instructional design problems? The post How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems appeared first on. Instructional designers and eLearning developers are constantly faced with hurdles: from difficult customers to product unknowns, and lack of inspiration.
Why is problem solving at home so much easier (and more productive) than problem solving at work?
JUNE 10, 2016
Sounds like a long-overdue, logical approach to problem solving at work. That’s a pretty common way to solve life problems nowadays, right? It may not be a plumbing issue, but what do you do when faced with a problem that you can’t solve on your own, what do you do? That’s because the inability to find valuable work information is a HUGE problem. What about at work?
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
problems and encouraging learning using all the elements of games that are appropriate.” What specific business problem do you want to solve? particular problem. GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? Gaming vs. Gamification.4 Conclusion.16
Quick Ideas about Problem Solving Games
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
Here are a few ideas about creating a game to teach problem solving and creating a game to actually solve a problem like FoldIt. To teach problem solving, design a game where the learner : Assumes a role. To create a game that solves a problem: Create a shared purpose. Partakes in meaningful in-game dialogue. Navigates a complex storyline. Feels challenged. Immediately is immersed in the environment. Manipulates variables within the game. Assumes a lifelike avatar with a 3 rd person perspective. Interacts with the environment of the game. Celebrate accomplishments.
Report identifies problems with education
DECEMBER 30, 2010
Problem with Today’s Educational System. The NETP report identifies several problems with today’s educational system: Lack of focus on 21st century skills like problem-solving, online interactions and critical thinking and creativity within the curriculum. The problem has been recognized, now how to get to the solution. Interesting perspective on American Education from the Department of Education. Education is vital to America’s individual and collective economic growth and prosperity, and is necessary for our democracy to work. Education
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
While I loved his presentation, his advocacy for science, and his style, I had a problem with one thing Neil deGrasse Tyson said during his talk. His statement, as I recall and mapped , he said that math wires brains to solve problems. Similarly, doing math problems isn’t necessarily going to teach you how to do more general problem-solving. Particularly doing the type of abstract math problems that are the basis of No Child Left Untested, er Behind. And the feedback has to include the problem-solving process, not just the math!
simple structures for complex problems
Learning and Working on the Web
MAY 6, 2015
The seeking, sense-making, and sharing of PKM can be the core communication technology* of a networked organization. * “Technology is the application of organized and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.” – Harold Stolovitch. What is the optimal digital transformation technology for a networked organization? networked organization embraces democracy and self-governance.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
Living up to the Promise of eLearning: CLOSING THE LEARNING-DOING GAP A FAILED PROMISE 2 kineo.com firstname.lastname@example.org 312-846-6656 OUTCOMES VS CONTENT Part of the problem might be that we’ve. tough problem where the learning-doing gap. kineo.com email@example.com 312-846-6656 PREPARE: GET INPUT: As she engages herself in problem. the market has gone through the roof.
Gamification of Military Problem Solving
MAY 11, 2011
think the military proves both of those arguments are spurious. A new wrinkle for the military is to use games to solve military problems or to gain insights into how to solve hostile situations. The newest effort is a combination of crowdsourcing and the gamification of problem solving. How could such an environment be used to solve business or societal problems?
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Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
It’s not easy to find an example of the typical ‘how to use … ‘ type post that covers the positive and negatives of the subject. It’s even harder to find one that’s funny. But I have and here it is, all nicely packaged in a 3 minute YouTube video: funny, informative, technical, etc … enjoy! using a shortened URL to make the code as clear as possible, and.
The problem with pre-work
Clive on Learning
APRIL 11, 2012
Yes, because the biggest problem is calling it 'pre-work' in the first place. Time and again, trainers tell me that they have trouble getting trainees to complete their 'pre-work'. For some this failure has become such an obstacle that it threatens the whole basis of blended learning, which will typically mix asynchronous activities (which these trainers would categorise as 'pre-work' and 'post-work') alongside the synchronous (whether bricks-and-mortar classroom or its virtual equivalent). So is the concept of pre-work doomed? Well, yes and no. Other activities are optional extras.
The Amazon approach – Problem solving with elearning
OCTOBER 21, 2015
The world’s biggest retailer , Amazon has had to solve some of the biggest problems facing any business. We’re going to analyse their innovative ideas and show how an elearning approach can help you use the same techniques to solve some common business training problems. Focusing on the learning outcome is all important in elearning design. Don’t be afraid to try different approaches.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
the problem? her own performance problem. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. achieve their goals by making sure their. employees have the knowledge and skills. they need to succeed. Our experience. and research led us to identify that one. audience organizations consistently. managers. We were puzzled.
A wicked problem
Learning and Working on the Web
JUNE 5, 2012
All levels of complexity exist in our world but more and more of our work deals with real complex problems (in which the relationship between cause and effect can only be perceived in retrospect), whether they be social, technological, or economic. Do you want a complex problem? Think about what will happen if we don’t address this complex, wicked problem.
Solving performance problems in meaningful and relevant ways
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
Every day I read a post or article that talks about how to make e-learning compelling or engaging. Advice ranges from using different typefaces, sizes or colours to the use of gamification or the latest training trend or technology. But as I’ve mentioned before, in most cases I believe this is simply putting lipstick on the […]. Social learning
What Problem Are You Trying To Solve?
In the Middle of the Curve
DECEMBER 6, 2012
You need to ask yourself two questions: What problem are you trying to solve? A few weeks back, I had a productive discussion with Aaron Silvers. needed an outside eye to provide feedback on my initial attempts at a learning architecture. While we were talking, I asked Aaron about developing a community of practice. How does working together solve it? The monster looks really big.
The Real Problem with Instructional Design
MAY 24, 2011
It seems to me the real problem with instructional design is us! I'm attending ASTD's 2011 ICE in Orlando this week and in every session I hear the same things from my fellow IDs: "Learner's don't want to do mobile learning.". "My organization won't allow us to access Social Media.". "Our company isn't ready for informal learning.". "My management doesn't have a tech infrastructure.".
eLearning Manager Problem-Solving and Morphological Analysis
JUNE 27, 2014
Using Morphological Analysis to Solve Complex eLearning Problems As an eLearning manager, you are required to confront and resolve complex problems on a daily basis. Each new project presents its own unique set of issues and considerations, but there are common issues that crop up: Do you hire additional full-time employees or do you outsource […]. eLearning course authoring development process distance learning elearning information visualization instructional design Jon Aleckson SME subject matter experts teamwork Web Courseworks
Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 1 – Defining Your Problem
JANUARY 7, 2015
In the following blog post, I will help you find the information you need to correctly identify your problem. After identifying the heart of the problem presented to you, it’s important to understand what’s missing between the person receiving training and the desired outcome of their training. Once you have gotten to the root of the problem, you can start identifying the gap.
The hard problems in eLearning
Viplav Baxi Meanderings
APRIL 16, 2014
There are some key challenges that we are facing in eLearning today. And I am beginning to think that these are pretty much invariant to scale. I am beginning to think that perhaps many of them happen at smaller scale in traditional face-to-face education. Here is an indicative list. High dropout or low completion rates. Low engagement and retention (motivation). Lack of data driven analytics cramps scalability. Low use of collaboration/networked learning tools & communities. Lurking as a legitimate activity. In courses that need them, lack of physical F2F & LAB support. curricular).
Tackling Wicked Problems Using an Iterative Approach
JANUARY 7, 2011
Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well-informed just to be undecided about them. Peter Recently, while doing a keyword search for complexity , I stumbled across an article called Wicked Problems. It defines wicked problems thus: A wicked problem is one for which each attempt to create a solution changes the understanding of the problem.
How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving
Your Training Edge
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
In fact, the four most in-demand skills are critical thinking, complex problem solving, judgment and decision-making, and active listening. host of new MOOCs are exploring the potential of the massive format to develop these skills and lead to meaningful outcomes using problem-based learning. In this model, students learn the content in a real-world environment and are assessed using real-world problems. But if you want your employees to translate that information into meaningful knowledge they will remember and can apply, consider using problem-based assessments.
Real feedback and real solutions to compliance elearning problems
OCTOBER 28, 2015
We’ll look at what we can learn from this genuine feedback and examine strategies to help overcome the problems that real learners are having with compliance training. Discuss a project Subscribe to our newsletter The post Real feedback and real solutions to compliance elearning problems appeared first on Sponge UK. Adapt – Responsive elearning framework.
The Problem With Praise
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
Halvorson explains their work with fifth graders: Every student got a relatively easy first set of problems to solve and were praised for their performance. Next, each student was given a very difficult set of problems… All were told that this time they had “done a lot worse.” Praise and Cheating. And a growth mindset can be very valuable, according to Dweck.
eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement
MARCH 16, 2016
Before plunging into an eLearning course development process with your team, spend some time developing a formal problem statement. Let’s determine the research-worthiness of a problem and the steps to create a clear learning problem statement. Without doubt, the online discussion forum in your learning management system is a perfect place to identify learning problems.
Problem-Based Learning in 3D Environment
APRIL 16, 2008
Today I am presenting on the topic of Designing Problem-Based Learning Environments in a 3D On Line Virtual World at the 19th International Conference on Teaching and Learning. And I am receiving an Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching,Learning and Technology (I was nominated by Bloomsburg University for the award, I am honored.) More impotantly, here is the MSIT Second Life Wiki which ontains the paper for the conference and a ton of useful resources. Here are some resources I mentioned concerning other Second Life presentations I've done.
Solving the Reporting Problem in Moodle & Totara LMS
JUNE 23, 2015
Research from the Brandon Hall Group highlights the fact that LMS Reporting is the number one reason why organizations replace their LMS. We are in the era of data and analytics so it is increasingly the case that eLearning Managers need to report on the value of their online learning and training programs. Specifically, Training and Development Managers need to show how their efforts impact business outcomes. In addition to this, the top three reasons why people are dissatisfied with LMS reporting capabilities are: lms reporting Moodle Reporting
Partner Problems – 5 Common Challenges Channel Networks Face
JULY 20, 2016
Channels members have their own difficulties as well, often struggling with onboarding issues, portal access, certifications and a host of other problems holding the partner back. The post Partner Problems – 5 Common Challenges Channel Networks Face appeared first on Docebo. Five common complications faced by channel partner network managers, and how to avoid them.
hold space for complex problems
Learning and Working on the Web
APRIL 27, 2015
While not all of our problems are complex, the simpler issues are being dealt with. We need to take what Clay Shirky calls the cognitive surplus , and use it to wrestle with complex problems. In addition to structures, we need new practices that helps us address complex problems. “Technology (think 5 billion people, digitized knowledge, ubiquitous cloud).
ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?
JUNE 13, 2008
Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem? 101 Free Learning Tools OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources Free EduGames Printer-Friendly Version Lets explore the idea that there is at least one excellent free learning tool (or site) for every learning problem, need or issue! Shodor Interactivate Step-by-step math problem solver? skip to main | skip to sidebar. Teemu.
“Problems tend to be interdisciplinary”
Learning and Working on the Web
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
Tweet “If problems are one focal point for collaboration, tools can be another. An example: systems needed to deal with the gigantic data sets generated in finance, astronomy and oceanography. Such tools naturally bring together computer scientists and the statisticians, economists and scientists who might use the data. ” ~ Tim Harford. emphasis added].
Using Morphological Analysis to Solve Complex eLearning Problems
JUNE 27, 2014
As an eLearning manager, you are required to confront and resolve complex problems on a daily basis. In other words, you need to develop ways to take common questions and reinvent your problem-solving approach for every next project. Restate the problem in a more open-ended way to eliminate creative constrains imposed by the initial statement. Do you compensate SMEs? 2007).