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  • SOCIAL LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Providers] 3 Ways To Intrinsically Motivate Learners
    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. 'The carrot and stick model of motivation is known to work in the short run, but how can you motivate employees to continue interest in eLearning for the long run without constant need to dig up more rewards? eLearning elearning learners motivate
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Providers] Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Nine Events of Instruction
    handful of instructional design models offer formulas for assembling training in a way that captures learners’ attention, conveys content, and provides learners with an opportunity to practice and receive feedback on new skills. Provide learning guidance. Provide feedback. Provide immediate and specific feedback to learners while they practice, to help shape their behavior to improve performance. Provide support to ensure learners apply newly learned knowledge and skills on the job (e.g., 4 & 5- Present content and provide learning guidance. Gable.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
    [Providers] Rapid eLearning Tools
    We've used several different eLearning tools and so I'm hesitant to say which is best, but thought it would be worth providing a list of eLearning tools. Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. Page update Mar 2008. When the above graphic was taken, it shows the overall satisfaction reported by eLearningGuild members about various tools. was reminded of the various Brandon Hall shoot-outs. Of course, they were more looking at PPT conversion tools.
  • E-LEARNING ACADEMY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013
    [Providers] How I Make an Audio Podcast for Website Information
    We’d like to create an interim audio podcast to provide this information in a simple and accessible format. Question from a client: We have new information to tell our clients, but we aren’t ready to make videos. How do we do this using a PC? There is still a role for audio podcasts on websites. [.]. Client question Development Podcast
  • CHALLENGE TO LEARN  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [Providers] Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ
    Especially in combination with a survey and an analysis of user generated content this will provide you a with a lot of useful information on the informal learning activities. The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results? All these terms have one common denominator; they all are non-formal learning activities and processes. But at the end of the day you don’t have a clue if whether it was worth it. The how.
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2006
    [Providers] Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools
    It will also be used to help communicate with internal clients about the services they provide and how they can work with these clients. For this scenario, I've chosen tools that (a) I'm most familiar with, (b) are provide as Software Services, (c) are free - a big part of the reason I'm familiar with them. :) The tools are: PBwiki - www.pbwiki.com See also - Comparison of Wiki Software Yahoo My Web - myweb.yahoo.com See also - Social Bookmarking Face-Off Yahoo MyWeb better than del.icio.us, rollyo, et.al. Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. Consider del.icio.us
  • LEARNING PUTTY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2010
    [Providers] 5 Easy Tips for Teaching Online Courses
    Technology has provided us with the ability to take an online course from anywhere.  While this may make being a student easier, it doesn’t necessarily make it easier to be an instructor.  Actually, in direct contrast it can make our jobs as trainers more difficult.  However, the key to being an excellent online course instructor [.] Related posts:Using Online Forums in Social Learning Audio + Visual + Apps = Mobile Learning Top 10 Ways Social Media Will Impact Employee Development. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2006
    [Providers] Collaborative Online Assignments
    I ran across a nice post Clive on Learning: In praise of collaborative online assignments where he suggests that we provide collaborative assignments in addition to self-paced, individual eLearning. Another was providing group assignments towards the tail end of particular sections. I'm a big fan of this approach and have tried it in a few different forms. One was making the content primarily collaborative group projects at the start - Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary. that I've only used it in a few cases.
  • RAPTIVITY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
    [Providers] Templates – To Use or Not to Use?
    'Templates can be very helpful in providing the structure of online learning activities; however some templates can limit creativity and make presentations become very cookie-cutter and boring. Templates can also allow for the rapid creation of learning activities which enable [.]. eLearning eLearning Software Flash Instructional Design mLearning raptivity
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2007
    [Providers] Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS
    As background for an upcoming presentation, I wanted to create a page that provides background resources that explain various eLearning 2.0 tools. immediately thought of the Common Craft videos. I've embedded them below. Are there other good introductory resources? How about for blogs? Social Bookmarking Social Networking Wikis RSS
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2012
    [Providers] The State of E-Learning in Australia in 2012
    But these models are hard to find from reputable e-learning providers, or are prone to budget blow-out. Within these bodies is leadership from a small group of e-learning providers, usually those in long-term relationships with organisations of a ’mature’ e-learning strategy, such as financial services and telecommunications. Code that welcomes collaboration between client and provider, and provides a process if the customer’s experience is not favourable. How far behind are we? This is a shame. And, I hope our blogs and YouTube channel help too.
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2006
    [Providers] Do You WANT an LMS? Does a Learner WANT an LMS?
    Scott Bradley Wilson helped by providing a post with more detailed visualization of this. I should be working on content for my presentations at DevLearn in October that look at what's next in eLearning. As a side note: if you are going to DevLearn and are reading this, please drop me a note.) However, the "what's next" question has become more challenging recently as we've seen the rapid growth of simple and easy to deploy tools displacing more complex systems. What often happens when systems become very complex is that they begin to get replaced by simpler systems.
  • ASSETS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013
    [Providers] Use conversations to deliver eLearning content- and a free template
    And, of course, I’ll provide the source files for a FREE eLearning template at the bottom of the post. like that they provide elements of: Context. If you’re trying to change performance, conversations offer an opportunity to: put the information into context, ask a learner to make a choice, and provide feedback to their choice. Describe the attributes of each and provide some suggestions for how to handle each type. It provides useful information and a character to add some context. So what’s so powerful about conversations? Storytelling. wouldn’t.
  • LEARNDASH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
    [Providers] ADDIE Model Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]
    As you can expect, it has received a lot of attention from the community – some criticizing it, others providing praise. For those of you who are new to the field, or just want a reminder, the infographic below (provided by Nicole Legault) provides a nice overview. 'Anyone who is actively involved with instructional design has at some point used the ADDIE model (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate) for their course development. This model is one of (if not the) most popular structures used by training designers today. instructional design training
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013
    [Providers] Michael Moore #eli3 Keynote Mindmap
    He then argued some of the changes needed, and suggested some new institutional structure models that might provide guidance. Professor Moore gave a carefully detailed argument about why educational institutions (particularly higher ed) had to change, given the changes in society. design meta-learning strategy
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
    [Providers] Examples of eLearning 2.0
    internal processes on wiki starting to use wikis internally Moving faculty bookmarks to Delicious use wiki for learners to craft definition of 'seamless service' after searching orgs that proclaim to provide seamless service We hope to build wikis that our students can use to share information. During my presentation last Thursday that was an introduction to eLearning 2.0 as part of an online event for the eLearningGuild, I mentioned a few common ways that I've seen eLearning 2.0 approaches. One thing I really like about the list is how tactical they are. These make sense.
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2006
    [Providers] Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog
    You cannot know any of this without the openness blogging (or equivalent) provides. Updates recent studies show additional reasons: Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life. Blogging -- It's Good for You. has been fantastic and it's great to see such a wide variety of thoughts on the subject. wanted to summarize, for everyone, the responses in a completely unbiased way. :) Most everyone, who has at least half a brain, and certainly most of the responses made it over that hurdle, came back and said more or less what Mark Oehlert said "My answer is.yes.and no." Sheesh.
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013
    [Providers] Online Learning: From Beginning to MOOCs
    MOOCs are gaining in popularity and are being deployed by traditional universities and nonprofits around the globe to provide education to those previously unable to access such resources. Are you currently seeing a change in how learning is provided in your class or your office? 'Students participating in online learning courses  is expected to reach 19 million by 2014. Today, 1 out of 4 students has enrolled in at least one online course. Some Massive Open Online Classes (MOOCs) have brought together over 250,000 students. See how online learning is changing how we work as well.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2008
    [Providers] Web 2.0 Applications in Learning
    Provide the content. Provide thoughts around the content and the discussion. Selling the Value Often it can be tricky to convince management of the value of providing these tools. Resources The following are resources that I provided as links in my presentation. Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Applications in Learning. discussed a bit of these issues in First Thoughts After ASTD Sessions. I've embedded all the content from the slides. Tools?
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Providers] Learning Management System Reporting with Google Analytics
    However, TOPYX social LMS is completely integrated with Google Analytics to provide you all of the online usage reporting you need to make the important decisions. There are many great features Google Analytics provides that can help you better manage your learning program. If learning management system usage reporting is critical to your organization’s needs, check out how TOPYX social LMS provides you with the powerful web analytics of Google Analytics. Getting this level of transparency of information is the hard part. See for yourself. Jeffrey A. interactyx.com.
  • LEARNING PUTTY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2009
    [Providers] 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team
    Provide your team with information.  Done correctly a video can provide a great deal of useful information much quicker than in an article.  Find others like yourself that are interested in the opportunities that social media provides and engage in some thoughtful conversations about how utilizing these tools could impact your organization.  These seven tips should provide your team with a pretty good introduction to social media. Yesterday I received a tweet about a great blog post.  So let’s come up with an answer.   . Start an education campaign. Tweet This!
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
    [Providers] The Big Question: How do you respond to the ‘I want it now’ demand?
    Well guess what, providing information is a pretty good start. On the ASTD Learning Circuits blog, they ask the question “How do you address the ‘I want it now’ demand from stakeholders.” Now I know this question went up on April 1st but I’m taking it at face value. Because wanting it now is an everyday request for many people in l&d. In fact, since the shift from the classroom to e-learning got under way, the demand is more common not less, even though the lead time for self-study materials has to be greater than that for the classroom. Or does it? BTW: This posting took 15 minutes.
  • KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2012
    [Providers] Knowledge Platform’s Anti-Corruption E-Learning Course Now Available
    Knowledge Platform , Asia-Pacific’s leading compliance e-learning solutions provider, released its new Anti-Corruption compliance e-learning course to raise awareness and educate corporate employees on Anti-corruption. In response to this, Knowledge Platform designed this course to provide information, understanding and practical examples/scenarios on the concept of corruption, its consequences, and the various measures to identify the warning signs of corruption in public administration and financial management. set of audit and performance reports will be available.
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Providers] What is a Learning Management System (LMS)?
    What that means is that the right learning management system can help you better reach your training/education goals whether they are focused on continuing education, eLearning availability, synchronous or asynchronous learning, mobile learning, certification programs, or even eCommerce and more, learning management systems are designed to provide the features you need to make sure your unique learning goals are met and a positive ROI is achieved. Here is a good video discussing LMS pricing. It is important that an LMS is compatible with eLearning content. Communities / groups. Events.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
    [Providers] Just enough information to permit practice and no more
    We were discussing the all-too-common tendency to over-teach and under-practise in formal workplace learning interventions.Here's how one of the participants in the meeting summarised how the principle should read: Provide just enough information to allow the learner to practise and no more I'm really taken with this. We tend to want to provide all the knowledge up front, when it's more helpful to feed it in gradually as we work through the practical exercises. It captures the idea perfectly in plain language. So what are the implications?Training Training is not education.
  • SPEAK OUT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2008
    [Providers] Gagne's Nine Events as I see it
    Gagne's nine events: Gain Attention State the objective Ensure recall of prior learning Present stimuli Provide learning guidance Elicit performance Provide feedback Assess performance Enhance retention and transfer Lets us see whether these nine events still hold good in today's learning environment. This means provide the learner with information that will make him/her think. Provide Learning Guidance This suits a classroom training better or may also be applicable for programs in which learner has access to trainers or instructors. Begin with a bang.
  • RAPTIVITY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Providers] 4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects
    'This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio! Locate all [.]. Authoring Tool eLearning tools training eLearning projects eLearning samples online samples training projects
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
    [Providers] Time-to-competence: why it matters
    Understanding it is not complicated, but providing your employees the right set of tools to achieve it is. 'Post Type: Blog post. Competence: The ability of an individual to perform a specific role or do a job properly. Competence. According to Bersin, from the perspective of the Learning & Development (L&D) function itself, 98% believe that their primary mandate is to improve employee knowledge and competencies. Because time-to-competence has a direct impact on employee engagement and satisfaction. read more. Learning & Development
  • ELEARNING ACUPUNCTURE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
    [Providers] 7 Strategies for Building Community in Online Courses
    Provide two non-graded asynchronous discussion forum in the course. Provide each group with its own private discussion forum. Provide some guidelines on effective virtual team-work. Provide netiquette and guidelines on how best to participate in the graded discussion forum, if applicable. 'Loneliness and a feeling of working in isolation is one reason why some online students eventually choose to drop a course. You can combat this attrition by building community in your course. Here are some ways that I have found useful to accomplish this task: 1.
  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011
    [Providers] Getting a Head Start with Mobile Interactions
    Then there are interactive quizzes that test knowledge and provide feedback. You can also provide ready reference materials for the people on the go. These interactions, together with memory aids available in the Raptivity HTML5 Turbopack released earlier, provide a rich variety of templates that suit a large number of instructional goals. When Raptivity released its first collection of mobile interactions for iPad and iPhone based eLearning, the path-breaking HTML5 Pack received several accolades. That's why I am excited about the new Raptivity HTML5 Starter Pack.
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013
    [Providers] Collaborative Learning Environments Benefit Trainers Too
    Businesses are finding it necessary to provide online learning paths for training programs. Some software providers recognize this and ensure LMSs are built with trainers in mind. Some even provide designated areas to upload and display custom html and banners to help communicate with the learners. 'eLearning makes it possible to create collaborative learning environments. With technology connecting the world over, people no longer gather to learn corporate procedures and protocols. Instead, leaders and trainers prefer conducting training courses online.
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013
    [Providers] A Manager Perspective to Managing Change in Learning: Part 4
    Keep it simple, and provide ‘how to’ resources for later reference. Provide a FAQ on the role of manager as a partner of your e-learning strategy. Change management tips:  Provide managers with the key messages why an e-learning strategy has been implemented so that they may sell the benefits to staff. Provide strategies on how to reward positive learning behaviours, and ensure managers know their role when their staff fail to complete mandated online learning. Be sure to use your management group to provide feedback on implementation.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2008
    [Providers] 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
    eLearning Reviews: research on elearning Provides those interested in research on elearning with concise and thoughtful reviews of relevant publications. My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these. Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 Web 2.0: A New Wave of Innovation for Teaching and Learning?
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2013
    [Providers] 12 Common Complaints about Learning Management Systems (LMS)
    Our LMS doesn’t provide the reports we need: Data can be sliced and diced lots of ways, but the LMS may only have a set number of ‘out-of-the-box’ report templates. Spend some time analysing your report requirements before speaking with LMS providers. Providers should be well on their way to developing dynamic web-based LMS interfaces for both end users and LMS administrators. Be sure the LMS providers you speak with treat this topic with seriousness. have rarely heard a learning professional say “ Our LMS does everything we need.”
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
    [Providers] Bundle resources and you may not need courses
    Not 'courses' - although they may also provide some of these - but 'resources'. Decision aids, perhaps coded in Flash or JavaScript, but sometimes more simply provided as spreadsheets. In many cases, users will find the resources they want using the intranet's search function, but you can help users by providing some additional form of curation. Perhaps the best way is to create gateway pages, which provide links to the most useful resources around a particular topic, in a logical sequence and with clear indications of just who is likely to benefit.
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2012
    [Providers] Five Online Learning Ideas That May Apply to the Workplace
    Provide opportunities for students to meet, get to know each other, work together, and connect deeply in your online classes. Provide opportunities in their work for them to include something personal. This recent blog from Lisa Nielsen and posted at Tech and Learning shares some advice on how one can improve their online learning environments, especially as it involves socialization, community and relevancy. Do you think these same principles apply within the corporate online learning environments as well? Do you think the current workforce would accept these ideas?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011
    [Providers] Alternate Pedagogies and Experiences
    In the traditional view, we activate the learner’s interest, we present them with the concept, we provide examples, we have them practice (with feedback), and we conclude the learning experience. We provided a ‘follow the bouncing ball’ path for uncertain learners, but anecdotally we found half the audiences, presumably confident self-learners, explored in other approaches than the recommended approach. This approach also provides the necessary structure to support adaptive systems, which can present different objects at different times. Traditional.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010
    [Providers] Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape
    So for example, if you could put your product or maybe your course into the open and if there was an incentive for people to provide feedback, how quickly would you think your product will improve? I am with Mark Oelhert this morning in his all day workshop about the tools of the Social Learning Landscape. Mark's focus is to look at social media tools, their impact on an organisation's culture. When Tim Orielly coined the term Web 2.0, he talked about a break in the way we do business. The catch is that you can use social media and Web 2.0 for that matter) in a very Web 1.0 fashion.
  • LEARNDASH  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
    [Providers] 9-Step Instructional Process that Just Works
    The steps are not meant to be absolute rules, but they do provide a a good place to start during the creation process. Provide Learner Guidance – Provide guidance strategies like examples, case studies, apologies, and mnemonic devices to help learners store the new information in their long-term memories. This provides an opportunity for learners to confirm their understanding, and even to fail in a safe environment. Feedback – Provide learners with specific and immediate feedback when they are practicing the new skill or behavior they have learned.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
    [Providers] How Khan Academy Nike Training Club and SparkPeople Motivate Users Behavior
    Provides an interesting concept in terms of allowing users to earn points to be able to change their avatar. This is a good way to provide structured actions that tie back to the central motivational scheme. Khan also provides points as a motivator. I mentioned in my post Online Systems for Behavior Change that I'm working on a very interesting project that is designed to lead to some important changes in behavior that has already had dramatic impacts. I'm reviewing: Khan Academy , Nike Training Club and SparkPeople. I'm not claiming this is scientific in any real way.
  • LEARNING CONVERSATIONS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2008
    [Providers] Learning Conversations - SCORM warning
    SCORM is just about delivering content, tracking its use and providing an overall pass/fail score. There are some examples of extremely sophisticated SCORM-based simulations, which work well with a particular LMS, provide useful information to managers, and offer a valid learning experience for learners. And I dont think you can argue that SCORM content is providing the revenue stream. When asked why they want this, and to what level of compliance, often the answer is a blank look. What is SCORM? SCORM stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model. SCORM 1.2
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
    [Providers] The Ten Do's and Don'ts of Email Marketing
    Activities such as email opens, forwards, and click throughs can be tracked and analyzed to provide insight into campaign effectiveness. Using email based marketing campaigns is an effective and affordable way for companies to acquire new customers and build brand awareness. In order to better enable the tracking of this information, we recommend using a best [.]. Thought Leadership eMail Marketing best practice
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013
    [Providers] Learning Management Systems: Creating sustainable training support for Corporate Learners
    They need to create a sustainable system of training support that reinforces learning, assesses learners, provide intelligent inputs on the way forward for future learning, and much more. The modern LMS provides the opportunity for training managers to instantly upload relevant content and provide easy access to necessary data. To help learners further, modern LMSs also provide instant notifications through email or SMS. LMS s today provide various levels of assessment – testing, evaluation, reporting and certification. Tests and Assessments. What now?
  • UPSIDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Providers] What Is Mobile Learning?
    One large learning systems provider says mobile learning is what’s done on your laptop. Another medium sized learning systems provider provides a similar solution like the above one but on a USB drive. I spent a day at the Learning Technologies show exhibition in London this week. There is a lot of talk of mobile, social, and informal learning at the vendor stalls this year. Good sign I’d say. Unfortunately everyone has their own definition of each of these terms. The most confused, if not misused, term seems to be mobile learning. Agree? Mobile Learning mLearning
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009
    [Providers] Rapid Learning Management Systems
    They need to be able to have these learners grouped together and provide reporting over those learners. I've been asked numerous times over the past couple of years by various types of people and companies a very similar question: I plan to or have been conducting and charging for training workshops for clients. I'd like to creating this as self-paced eLearning possibly with other capabilities as well. And I want to charge for this. How can I do that? was just asked the question again the other day. Ideally, they would offer it both publicly for fee and as well to particular clients.
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
    [Providers] eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology
    If it is a case of providing something fairly standardised in terms of online information provision, then metrics start to appear potentially useful - up to a point. This is a creative industry just like any industry with a design elemen involved so you get different prices and peoples view of what to provide will always be different. Karl makes a good comment about the content that is provided. eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Please Opine). It needs to be repurposed for eLearning.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012
    [Providers] What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning
    Back in 2007, I provided a long list of sources of stock photography for eLearning. And there are lots of other posts available on eLearning Learning Stock Photography. But I really missed something important: traditional stock photo sources are often a pain for eLearning. had coffee with Bryan Jones, the founder of eLearningArt ,last week in Los Angeles, and it led to a discussion about images/stock photography and eLearning. At the start of the conversation, I wasn't quite sure why a company would focus on stock photography specifically aimed at eLearning.
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2006
    [Providers] Tracking Without an LMS
    These tools will tell you: How many users have visited each page (HTML page) When users are visiting How long users stay This is very standard technology that likely your IT shop can provide for you. LMS tracking relies on creating a SCORM or AICC course which then communicates with the LMS in order to provide details of score, sections completed, which user it is, etc. Based on an earlier post - Tools for On-Demand Information - An LMS? I received a couple of questions around tracking. Click tracking b. Custom tracking c. This means that you need separate pages for your course.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2009
    [Providers] Trends in Learning
    Once you go beyond formal learning, then there's an immediate question of what else you will provide. Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. initially said - "Look at my blog," but when I looked, I realized it might be a bit harder than I thought to pull out the central themes. So, here's a bit of a compilation of some of the things I've been talking about in my blog which points to some of the major trends in learning. This will be a slow evolution. And surveys such as Web 2.0
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2008
    [Providers] Learning 2.0 Strategy
    always felt this worked pretty well and we'd have a roadmap that covered a few years and provided the basis for moving forward. Strategy because you have to be prepared to provide these new services and solutions. can provide tools and support. Over the past two years, I've worked with start-ups and corporations around the world who are grappling a bit with the impact of Web 2.0 on learning. One of the more interesting aspects of this is that I've really changed and refined what I advise both audiences in terms of their learning 2.0 strategy. Strategy 1. and Learning 2.0
  • E-LEARNING ACADEMY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
    [Providers] Fail to Follow Up E-learning Non-completions at your Peril
    They are also utilised to provide evidence that a user has completed the training that has been assigned to them. 'One of the main reasons for having a Learning Management System (LMS) is the reporting function. Reports are used to assess e-learning uptake, Return on investment (ROI) and to justify an LMS upgrade. Compulsory doesn’t mean [.]. Change management Learning Management Systems Organisational culture
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012
    [Providers] 70:20:10 Tech
    In the past, other than courses, there was little at could be done except providing courses on how to coach, and making job aids. Learners can ask for, or even be provided, support more closely tied to their performance situations regardless of location. For the 70, we can first of all start providing rich job aids wherever and whenever, including a suite of troubleshooting information and even interactive wizards. The point is that we no longer have limits in the support we can provide, so we should stop having limits in the help we *do* provide. Operations?”).
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Providers] Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles
    post from a couple weeks ago explained that there are instructional design models that offer formulas for assembling training in a way that captures learners’ attention, conveys content, and provides learners with an opportunity to practice and receive feedback on new skills. Both models provide sound structure for developing effective eLearning. Corollary #2: New Experience – Provide learners with new, relevant experience to use as a foundation for learning new knowledge. Principle #4: Application – Provide learners with practice activities during training. Gable.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
    [Providers] Brian Brushwood #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap
    Brian Brushwood riffed off his success with Scam School and other scams to provide lessons about branding and new media opportunity. social strategy
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
    [Providers] Forums vs. Social Networks?
    It's providing the necessary direction and hand holding. I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. It aims at a very broad audience that includes everyone from early adopters to technology laggards. Participation will eventually mean a lot of different things, but initially it will primarily be sharing ideas. user can do this through posting to a threaded discussion quite easily. They could also do it as comments on a blog. Typically they center around threaded discussions. Options are simple.
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
    [Providers] Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills
    Prescribed learning is not about ‘content dump’ It’s about providing an instructional approach that enables new knowledge and skills to be readily assimilated. It’s about providing the building blocks from which staff can begin to develop judgement and problem-solving skills. Explorer: Support curiosity & intrinsic motivation – A sure way to dampen motivation is when we do a poor job providing the tools and support to enable staff to apply their new skills and knowledge into the workplace, through on-demand tools and/or access to experts. Such
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012
    [Providers] The future of MOOCs
    Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. And isn’t content sourced from some of the world’s best providers a giant leap in that direction? Universities will finally accept they are service providers. One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege. Content providers will charge for assessment.
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007
    [Providers] Communities / Social Networking and LMS Merger
    Mzinga is a merger of KnowledgePlanet (an LMS provider and also the maker of the eLearning simulation tool - Firefly) and Shared Insights - a community / business social networking software company. But like Q2Learning , they aim to provide visibility into community activities. Update 12/7/07 - Great comments from David Wilkins (see below) including: user-generated content is going to change eLearning; anyone who thinks otherwise or who is not yet planning for the shift is going to be left wondering what the heck happened in just a few years. wonder if mzinga does?
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011
    [Providers] Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ Instead
    Formal : a self-contained & scheduled learning event, typically but not always tracked, providing a comprehensive and at times logical or sequential approach to a topic. Informal : an opportunity without conventionalism, atypical to formal learning, providing guidance, expertise or acumen on the go. Social : an exchange of ideas, knowledge or information typically characterized by friendly interaction through online services that provides supplemental understanding often via personal & professional networks. Learning 2.0 implies there may be Learning 3.0
  • DARETOSHARE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2009
    [Providers] Social Learning Primer
    Please feel free to comment and provide feedback. I created this 16 minute social learning primer (podcast) to address some of the frequently asked questions and concerns about social learning, and to share some of my insights and suggestions gained from my experience helping client organizations with their social learning agendas. hope you find this primer useful. Tagged: learning, social learning, social media, social networking.
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [Providers] Motion Based Learning: A Modern Turn On Game-Based Learning
    Physical activities can be inserted into the learning activity to provide the learners an opportunity to practice physical skills or nuances needed in their line of work. The learning environments can suitably change or adapt as per the motions of the learner, to benefit the learner and provide a life-like learning experience. The learning environment can mimic real-life responses as per the learners’ progress through the course and provide authentic experiences in a simulated environment. Yes, the types of games that are being developed vary as per the audience profile.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
    [Providers] Harold Jarche » Academic Upstarts
  • KIRKPATRICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
    [Providers] Practical Steps for Getting to Kirkpatrick Levels 3 and 4
    The newest article by the Kirkpatricks, Creating a Post-Training Evaluation Plan , provides straightforward tips for starting with the end in mind and building Levels 3 and 4 evaluation into your processes. 'How do you go beyond Kirkpatrick Levels 1 and 2 to start demonstrating the true value of your program? To reach Levels 3 and 4, it is critical to put a strategy in place early in the planning process. Click here to read the article, which appears in the June issue of T+D magazine.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2008
    [Providers] ZaidLearn: 8 Free Screencasting Tools For Tony!
    Using the zero download Flowgram Maker, creators can assemble and annotate web pages, photographs, videos etc on any topic, and add a voice narrative which provides context, emotion and consistency. It provides you 3 capture options: the entire page, the current view, or only a selection. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Friday, October 31. Free Screencasting Tools For Tony! Free Screencasting Tools List (Updated) Tony Karrers blog "Toast! You name it, they record it!" ".Im now back to searching for a free tool that works to create screencasts that I can use for my blog. And then.
  • KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
    [Providers] Instructional Games: A Framework
    The attempt in this paper is to demystify the concept of instructional games and provide a framework and taxonomy that will help designers design games for E-Learning courseware. The attempt in this paper is to demystify the concept of instructional games and provide a framework and taxonomy that will help designers design games for E-Learning courseware. Games, when used appropriately, provide an excellent learning aid. The game only has the score component, and the purpose of including it is to merely provide a jazz value to the E-Learning material. Abstract.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
    [Providers] Gamification In Learning
    Properly implemented, gamification has the potential to make learning ‘stickier’, increase uptake of learning content and also provide a more comprehensive record of learning than is possible using conventional measures in courses. Providing social connections within a learning environment can also be a motivational factor – allow users to recommend the content/environment to others, check out each other’s performance using those social connections and also allow sharing in limited ways. Provide a way for users to compare and rank their relative performance.
  • LEARNABILITY MATTERS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011
    [Providers] Wanted “thinking” graphic designers
    What does it mean, when SME or ID provides a reference in the storyboard and says ‘recreate this graphic using this image as a reference’? In the following example we first see the original reference provided by SME as well as the graphic ‘recreated’ by a graphic designer. Original reference provided by a SME, considering he/she [.]. Main Articles graphic design infographic visualization
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
    [Providers] Social media. All the kids are doing it.
    At Interactyx, we specialize in providing social learning management resources for organization around the world. Social media growth in the learning process, even at the primary education level, points to the increased importance of social learning management systems (LMS) value in the workplace. It comes down to how people what to learn. According to the infographic below which I found on  understandinge-branding.com , shows the rampant us of social media in relation to how learning is evolving with our youth. Revolutionary concepts need a ‘sandbox’ to be tried and tested.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012
    [Providers] Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning
    Provide Access to performance support/knowledge”. But instead of focusing on the technology (and its perceived limits), we in the learning community should think about the huge potential of mobile learning to engage the user, and provide “just in time” content in manageable, “bite-sized” packages. By focusing on the advantages mobile learning provides, we can begin to think proactively about how to leverage mobile learning to capitalize on these benefits. Mobile learning seems to be creating a lot of excitement in the learning community these days. million in 2010. Private.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009
    [Providers] When it's just so obvious NOT to train it's painful to watch it happen
    Even better if this is accompanied by some form of support – from line managers setting goals and monitoring performance, from SMEs providing on-demand advice and support, or even from learning professionals providing workplace coaching. The amount of time, effort and money wasted on formal ILT training prior to rollout or upgrade of enterprise platforms (particularly ERM and CRM) and other new software systems is really quite amazing. Some managers and L&D people just don’t seem to get it. You might as well throw the money spent on these activities out the window. Bingo!
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
    [Providers] New free report on innovative #pedagogy by the Open University UK
    innovating and is a provides some food for thought for all of us strategically mapping education for the future. 'The Open University of the UK has published the second in its influential series of Innovating Pedagogy reports that explore new forms of teaching, learning and assessment, to guide educators and policy makers. The 2013 report updates four previous areas of innovation and introduces six new ones: Crowd Learning, Learning from Gaming, Maker Culture, Geo-Learning, Digital Scholarship and Citizen Inquiry. The report can be downloaded from www.open.ac.uk/innovating
  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Providers] mLearning marches ahead: new trends in mobile learning
    His predictions are, in brief: mLearning projects get bigger, device diversity is the "new normal", apps trump browser-delivered content, authoring tools evolve to deal with mobility, tablets explode, private social networks support business centric social interactions, mobile device/os vendors consolidate, new experts provide consulting on mLearning and new features exploit technology capabilities inherent in devices. In his prediction concerning authoring tools he points out the possibility of authoring tools providing 'publish to HTML5' option.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2008
    [Providers] ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?
    It is a website which provides information on traffic levels for websites. This provides a comprehensive collection of ICT applications for e- learning, networking and knowledge sharing. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, April 2. 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! want a FREE : Easy-to-use and secure Internet browser? Bubbl.us
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2012
    [Providers] “We're Lost, But We're Making Good Time”: Performance Support to the Rescue by Dr. Conrad Gottfredson and Bob Mosher
    At the same time, we fail to provide the support infrastructure learners need to attain and maintain successful on-the-job performance. Here is the key: provide what the learner must have at every phase of the journey to competency. We have become great at creating event-based learning solutions delivered through instructors, eLearning, and mobile devices. Management Strategies Performance Support
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
    [Providers] The new self-directed learning toolkit
    While this format certainly can deliver the goods, and provides a simple, trackable means to monitor compliance, it frequently falls down on many fronts: Interactive tutorials are time-consuming, expensive and complex to put together. There will be other tools that need to be brought into action for the special cases: Learning journals (blogs) provide a way for a learner to record and share their reflections over a longer course of study. Wikis provide a way for groups of learners to work together in building a knowledge resource. And you can always turn it into a video!
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
    [Providers] Workscape evolution
    The further you go to the right in these models, the less the support provided by L&D. This morning Jane Hart posted this 5-stage model of the evolution of workplace learning in an organization. I’ve re-worked the model to show: my domain is the workscape (the merger of work and learning, the learning ecosystem). overarching issue is who controls the curriculum. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other. advocate filling the gap with support of social and informal learning. Old pros don’t take classes.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010
    [Providers] Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises
    Compliance training is primarily about recording activity and gathering data that can be provided to regulatory or professional bodies or kept for a rainy day. Some would argue that by passing a test or gaining certification the candidate has provided proof that they will behave in a compliant way. LMS technology has provided a big step forward here. Equally the challenges of providing tools and functionality for process-based learning won’t be won by adding features to already behemoth event-driven LMS tools. don’t want anyone to get me wrong. like Kate a lot.
  • TONY KARRER  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 2008
    [Providers] EPSS and ePerformance
    In a comment in my post Amusing Findings in Keywords Jack Pierce asked: I'm searching for the right term for what a lot of us do when we do EPSS type solutions. We could use EPSS as a term, but it seems a bit old, and a bit engineering-like. So, for some time, we have added "ecoaching" to our "elearning" offering, to describe our electronic support options. Now, go to Google.you get plenty of hits if you search ecoaching, or eperformance, for that matter, but they mostly do not have to do with anything related to elearning. This is a question I've struggled with for quite a while.
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Providers] Social Learning Value Explained
    Cuts duplicate effort, improves personal relationships, and provides faster action and reaction times. Provides faster feedback and ensures you’re always contributing to the most current information. Provide those most likely to drive positive results for your company with access and value. Provides market credibility, positive market impression, and sales. Do you find that your employer is resistant to incorporating social learning tools to enhance the business? Maybe, we just need to communicate the value better. That’s all very technical. Translation.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
    [Providers] Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents
    This document is specific to a Playstation game but provides a good use of visuals as it explains the creation of the game. This provides details on a game called An Ant's Life. Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. If you are considering creating a "Serious Game" or an instructional game, one of the first place to start is a great game design document. But how to write one? These samples will give you some ideas. Game Design Document: Play with Fire. Document for Ant Game.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2008
    [Providers] ZaidLearn: 75 Free EduGames to Spice Up Your Course!
    FreeRice A cool game to learn vocabulary and help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free (Made possible by the sponsors who advertise on the site). Whyville Provide a student-centered, hands-on environment for exploring various school subjects. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, May 15. 75 Free EduGames to Spice Up Your Course! ZaidLearns Del.icio.us But, Serious Games sounds awful! mean, who wants to get serious about playing games (I want to relax and have some fun!)? Though, I think the term Edutainment is quite good. EDUGAMES SITES? WHATEVER!
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
    [Providers] LMS eCommerce Solution
    In this case, they are looking to provide their content as eLearning and sell it to individuals and organizations. Users will self-select their role which will take them to the appropriate version of a SCORM course Test at the end, pass or retake Provides certificate for the individual that they can print This all seems like pretty simple stuff right? Do any marketplaces provide the group eCommerce capabilities? I just got off the phone with someone who has a fairly common need that I've heard before. What system would you use?
  • EDYNCO  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
    [Providers] 7 differences between mind map and Learning Map
    Attached content to the Learning Map provides more in-depth learning. Mind maps usually don’t provide any asynchronous/synchronous communication concerning the topic. 'There is no difference, you are going to say. But there is. The main difference is that mind maps are all designed for presenting the idea or organizing/planning things together, thus all features are subjected to those needs, although you can use mind mapping tools for variety of different purposes depending on your creativity. MIND MAP LEARNING MAP. Mind maps are usually created by the user himself.
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Providers] Beyond eLearning: LMS for Business Development Solutions
    Start planning to advance your product or service by investigating how your LMS provides real-time feedback, organizational communication tools, and a familiar system of operation. When looking for the right learning management system to advance your business development, TOPYX® provides a social LMS for companies of all sizes. This means a strategic IT solution that provides you with eLearning capabilities and a platform for business development is possible and available to you today without increasing in-house IT staff, hardware expenses and hassle. Real-Time Feedback.
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2012
    [Providers] Do Stupid Questions Exist?
    Extending content to be available on-demand and / or provide for definitions, pictures, videos, etc…undoubtedly crafts the learner experience to satisfy one’s own agenda – which at the end of the day will save us all from those ‘stupid’ questions. Can online learning save us from them? And, no, those are not two stupid questions. “Learners should cer­tainly work to under­stand that which they don’t know, but at some point, espe­cially in a group set­ting, one person’s agenda can cost oth­ers greatly in pro­duc­tiv­ity.” Andrea Krumm. Business Development Manager.
  • MOBILE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2010
    [Providers] Using Twitter in the classroom
    This video shows the positive use of mobile devices in the classroom to provide a “back channel&# ; and also discusses other aspects of mobility, such as the teacher being able to interact with her class even though she was physically away that day. The comments are worth reading too as they provide significant perspectives and additional information on this innovative use of mobile Web 2.0 Twitter in the Classroom. tools to support and enhance learning.
  • TOPYX SOCIAL LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
    [Providers] Apple iSchool?
    Updating in-class technology, providing mobile (iPad) access to learning materials, and assisting in getting  learning management system ( LMS ) technology in place to allow for access to valuable educational materials would not be incredibly difficult to achieve. And, this would provide a whole generation of student familiar with (and there for more likely to use) Apple products, ensuring continued success for the tech giant form decades to come. There is no doubt that Apple is making all the right moves. But, will they step into the murky waters of traditional education?
  • SKILFUL MINDS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2011
    [Providers] Social Flow in Gameful Design
    Play is the baseline requirement for any game designed to provide useful indicators for gauging individual and organizational successes over time. Don't Gamify Wild Bill discussed the importance of designing for voluntary play in serious games. Specifically, my point is that those interested in gamifying employee engagement in social business, and who also aim to effectively use collaboration, must optimally design for emergence not just competition and cooperation as guiding principles. Collaboration Community 2.0 Experience Design Gameful Design Social Business Design Social Learning
  • LEARNDASH  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013
    [Providers] Building Meaningful Assessments [INFOGRAPHIC]
    Detailed in the infographic below (provided by McGrawHill Education, and designed by Santosh Kushwaha), these areas include: Assessment Types. could go into each one of these areas, but I believe the infographic provides a good explanation and overview of each. 'If you are implementing any form of learning program, be it for a company or in the educational sector, then you need to gather metrics on its effectiveness. Unfortunately, metrics are often overlooked, or just not implemented properly. Question Types. Delivery Methods. Scoring Methods. ed tech instructional design
  • CONNECT THINKING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
    [Providers] End User Perspective to Managing Change in Learning: Part 5
    This can be done in several ways, such as providing an example snippet of the course, testimonials and providing a resource for free to demonstrate expertise before purchase. Typically, a Learning Management System (LMS) provides the following report parameters: Start time/date, last accessed, duration (total time), number of sessions (access per course), percentage completion, completion and pass mark. Other platforms also provide user analytics. Provide examples of appropriate e-assessments to help learners know what to aspire. Managing expectations.
  • EDYNCO  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
    [Providers] Tips for keeping your course “light” by using Learning Map
    Learners can independently choose the order of reviewing the topics they need/want, but they are still provided with the right level of guidance through the instructional components. Include only what is necessary to provide the knowledge that you wish to transmit. 'You have probably already been in a situation, when your learners have complained over the quantity of content included in a course. Or you as an instructional designer are trying hard to convince your client, that there is much more than just transfer of information. How is design process conducted? discussion.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Providers] Instructional Design for Beginners – What Motivates People To Learn?
    It provides a good summary of the issues to be considered when designing learning material. Provide feedback and support internal attributions for success. ? The game provides the learner with choices that affect the course of the game. Most feedback is provided by events in the game because the events reveal whether the learner’s previous action was appropriate. Make the learner feel as though the skill is useful or beneficial by providing opportunities to use newly acquired knowledge in a real setting. ? Provide feedback and reinforcement.
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
    [Providers] Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners
    Provide options. Even if you provide a suggested order, allow learners to take lessons in a sequence that works for them. Provide resources, references, videos and podcasts to create an ideal environment for personal exploration. Exploration provides an opportunity to construct knowledge in a way that is meaningful for each learner. Provide opportunities for group discussion, collaboration and group problem solving. Provide opportunities for this expert to interact with the audience through live or online question and answer sessions. Put a face on it.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
    [Providers] The l&d professional as curator
    They filter by relevance, categories, how long the content will take to read, the shelf-life of the content, by providing synopses. They provide periodic roundups. Julie described a retail case in which an l&d department, by providing an effective service as content curators, came to be seen as much central to the day-to-day life of the business. I enjoyed attending the always-entertaining Julie Wedgwood's session at the Learning and Skills Group meeting in London last week. Julie's argument for curation went as follows: We really can have too much information.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
    [Providers] Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems
    A ‘Performance Support System’ or PSS refers to any system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences. The advisory component is meant to provide help wherever and whenever the user requires it. The information component is meant to provide all the information the users require to do their job. In an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace. What is a ‘Performance Support System’? The four components of a good PSS. Upside2Go: ?
  • MLEARNING REVOLUTION  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
    [Providers] Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
    Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. On the one hand, mobile apps provide more possibilities because developers can make use of features like location services, camera, gyroscope, accelerometer, etc., Only then can a business truly tell which mobile method will provide more value, advantages, and opportunities with the massive mobile market. 'I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere. Check it out when you have a chance, it’s simply awesome. What do you think?
  • JONATHAN'S ID  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2009
    [Providers] The Various Roles of Instructional Design (work in progress)
    Additionally, IDs will be responsible for Evaluation planning and review, providing that is part of the project. Job descriptions in ID (or, ISD) these days are all over the map, with very little consistency. It doesn't help that few HR and Recruiters have any knowledge of, or experience with, the field. So I'm going to propose some roles as I understand them, in the hopes that some day hiring managers will be able to articulate better what they want/need in terms of talent for their training departments or projects. Note that one person can hold multiple roles. NET, Java, PHP, etc.).
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2009
    [Providers] 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009
    Social learning solutions like social homework help provided by Cramster ; CampusBug , Grockit , TutorVista , EduFire , English Cafe , and the list goes on and on. Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008. In my post, 2008 2009 - written in December 2008, I looked at how well I did in those predictions, and my results were pretty good, not perfect. So, let's try it again this year. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. 2 - eLearning 2.0
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012
    [Providers] Research for Practitioners: Can Text Messages (SMS) Support Learning? by Clark N. Quinn
    Support for learners, especially “at risk” learners, is valuable, but providing learners support. using text messaging to provide ongoing support without being a headache to learners or to staff. beforehand tends not to have long-lasting effects and ongoing methods of support can be. cumbersome. Could a lighter weight intervention help? Here is a report on a study that looked at. Blended Learning Design Strategies Learning Research Training Strategies
  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012
    [Providers] Top Five Budget Breakers in eLearning Course Development
    Tools provide a variety of features and they often work in different ways, causing your learning curve to go up. Raptivity provides a great example. Getting Help Tools provide various ways to provide help to their customers. Some options of providing help are: live support, local representative, independent product experts and online communities. In such cases, the best choice is to go for a premium support provided by the tool manufacturer. I recentntly spoke at a webinar on “ Interactive Courses on a Shoestring Budget ”.
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