Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning
MAY 9, 2016
In 1999, researcher Allen Tough spoke on the importance of informal learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Speaking of a research project he had been involved with, he said, “We found about 20 percent of all major learning efforts were institutionally organized, or it was like a driving school instructor or piano instructor, something like that. Networking – 30%.
New Mobile Learning Research
JUNE 5, 2012
ASTD last week released its new research report, titled ‘ Mobile Learning – Delivering Learning in a Connected World ‘, which we are very pleased to have sponsored. The key findings in the report are: Less than one third organizations deliver learning content via mobile device, despite its high correlation with both the Learning Education Index and Market Performance Index.
Research Study: Learner Engagement-Call For Participation
MARCH 28, 2014
Engagement Research Study Think about the last time you were a student in any type of instructional delivery. Were you engaged in the experience? Quantifying ''engagement'' is something that all training professionals struggle with. The results of this r esearch, being conducted by an InSync colleague as part of his doctoral studies, will be useful to our entire industry.
#PhD qualitative versus quantitative #research: trials and tribulations
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Up close and personal Qualitative research brings along much more discussions with all stakeholders, for everyone needs to be willing to share. Due to the fickle nature of language, everyone also needs to understand what is meant by the researcher when ideas are investigated. Quantitative research is like watching ants. That scream of despair kept me awake at night for weeks.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
About this research. . . . research conducted online during June-August 2015 with over 600 leaders. Research has shown what we’ve suspected for. About this research 2. From anecdotal evidence and comments in the 2015 Benchmark research, many L&D leaders. This research showed that L&D teams which apply the model generally have. In-Focus. Report. Foreword.
Making Sense of Research
MARCH 17, 2015
One announcement that was less noticed was the announcement of a new research endeavor, but I wonder if it isn’t the most game-changing element of them all. What Apple has done is to focus specifically on health data from their HealthKit, and partner with research hospitals. What they’re saying to scientists is “we’ll give you anonymized health data, you put it to good use” A number of research centers are on board, and already collecting data about asthma and more. And low and behold, a massive example was revealed last week.
Applying Brain Research
APRIL 25, 2016
Instructional Design Brain Research Brain Rules eLearning visual cuesIn the 1990s, scientists began using Functional MRIs (fMRIs) to see how the brain functions. fMRI is different than a normal MRI that looks at the structure of the brain. fMRI takes baseline images of the brain while it is at rest and then compares them to imaging of the brain while it is doing an activity.
Call for #MOOC experiences and research #eMOOCs2015
JANUARY 9, 2015
Deadline for submissions : 23 January 2015 Location of the conference: Mons, Belgium Date of the conference: 18- 20 May 2015 Type of submissions: papers on MOOC experiences and research papers. Education, the event aims to be an opportunity to gather European actors involved in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), from policy makers to practitioners to researchers. link].
#PhD: importance of personalisation in #qualitative research
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
Although my research is qualitative, I was not fully part of the courses, not as much as I wanted to at first. But then the importance of personalisation kicked in and now I adjusted my way of research a bit. Practically this means 14 different communications, 7 different research instruments, 6 different reference documents. Did this result in an extra return for my research?
Culture of Learning Research from ATD & i4cp
The Peformance Improvement
MAY 12, 2016
As with all survey research, some caveats should be considered when interpreting the findings. The Association for Talent Development (ATD) and Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) collaborated on a study of a “culture of learning” in organizations and the impact of that culture on performance. The study’s authors concluded that…. Learning cultures are rooted in the hiring process.
#PhD sharing #online and #MOOC #research instruments
DECEMBER 10, 2014
Well, the research question sounds a bit more formal, but I like the question this way. This central research question came out of the results from a pilot study which I planned during the first closed beta courses of FutureLearn. And to add to my PhD journey, I will share the first research instruments used for my main study via this blogpost, see below. If so, how? 3.
free online #elearning research articles from JOLT
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
Research Papers An Exploration of Students'' Experiences of Learning in an Online Primary Teacher Education Program Margaret Cain and Sharon Phillip 304-315 Quality of Interactions in Face-to-Face and Hybrid Career Development Courses: An Exploration of Students'' Perceptions Siu-Man Raymond Ting and Laura M. collaborative working eLearning journals online learning paper research
5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget
According to research by Pew Research Center, 94% of employees across all. Research shows that adults learn. research by WR Hambrecht + Co. Training” in Learning Solutions Magazine, Art Kohn discusses the research behind why so many. conducted research on the effect of assessment on. Research shows that companies that define clear business. one hour.
Why the World Needs Research Translators
Will at Work Learning
APRIL 6, 2015
Research translators are people who read research articles from scientific refereed journals and distill the wisdom from those articles into practical recommendations for practitioners. Sometimes research translators translate one article at a time (or a few), compiling the main points from the article and transforming those main points into recommendations for practice.
Research Brief: Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning
JANUARY 27, 2016
Download Brandon Hall Group ’s new research brief, and get a free assessment tool developed by Docebo to get a clear picture of how your social and informal learning strategies align with international benchmarks. The post Research Brief: Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning appeared first on Docebo. Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT. Docebo Blog ELEL
Free online book on #mobile learning research
JANUARY 9, 2014
The relentless editing team of Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos have released a free, online book on global mobile learning implementations and trends in collaboration with the Open University of China. You can download the 258 page book here. Ho Chapter 14 Using Self-Efficacy to Assess the Readiness of Nursing Educators and Students for Mobile Learning by Richard F. Kenny et al.
Brain Based Learning and Neuroscience – What the Research Says!
Will at Work Learning
JANUARY 5, 2016
What We Believe. I’ve started doing a session in conferences and in local trade-association meetings I call The Learning Research Quiz Show. After each question, I briefly state the correct answer and cite research from top-tiered scientific journals. Researchers Pedro De Bruyckere, Paul A. Portraying standard learning research as neuroscience. Research Citations.
Shocking outcomes from ATD research on Instructional design
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 20, 2015
The ATD published a report on Instructional design: “Instructional design now: a new age of learning and beyond” They did a survey among 1120 learning professionals. find outcomes of this report shocking. For 92% the most popular tool is traditional classroom training, and only 38% believes that they meet their learners needs. Here is their info-graphic. 77% – Assessments.
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
It needs to be rooted in brain science research and offer an engaging and. Question-based reinforcement: Research has demonstrated that the act of retrieving information from. meets the needs of modern learners, utilizes key brain science research, and leverages. Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest to better understand and leverage cutting-edge. Turbocharge your LMS.6
Research instruments investigating Self-Directed Learning in #MOOCs #SDL
APRIL 8, 2015
In reply of a question asked by the inspiring colleague and rising academic Bernard Nkuyubwatsi from the university of Leicester, I have grabbed my three research instruments and put them on Academia, here. They are part of a research rationale which is partially shared in my probation report which you can find here. thought it would be good to share this already.
Social Media for Research!
MARCH 14, 2013
“PERSONALIZING HEALTHCARE – FROM BENCH TO CLINIC” Dental Education Research Symposium: Reaching out beyond the Academia TALK I will Insya-Allah be giving a 20-minute talk on the 16th March (2013) during the ' Dental Education Research Symposium ' at the 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) (16 - 17 March), Malaysian Section.
Feedback welcomed on research questions #heutagogy #MOOC
JUNE 12, 2014
After considering heutagogy as an addition to my PhD frame, and revisiting potential research questions based on the two pages shared previously and resulting comments , I would like your feedback on the next potential research questions (and dilemma’s). Central research question How do experienced online learners manage self-determined learning when engaged in a MOOC? 1995).
Free #mobile research papers from #mLearn Qatar
OCTOBER 31, 2013
Free papers on mobile learning research are made available to all thanks to the mLearn Qatar organizing team. There is a wonderful and rich overview of the latest mLearning research available at [link] With no particular reason except my own interest, I gladly highlight 3 papers I found interesting (so far, reading one paper at the time, whenever possible so lot of time to read still).
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
Our research has told us loud and clear that current approaches to developing these. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I eﬀectively identify tasks that. others can take on to develop their. capabilities and free my time for. more strategic activities. 3. COACHING: I support my team members by. challenging and encouraging them.
Free #research papers on #mLearning from mLearn conference
JANUARY 11, 2013
For all that want to get a peek into recent research, it is a blast! will only list the full papers here, but there are also a number of posters, short papers, showcases and doctoral interests giving an update on research in the making which you can view online here. augmented learning pedagogy mobile mLearning research mobile learning health diabetes conferences
Preliminary Research Validates MindMeld SME Collaboration Model
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
The book was the result of my seven years of doctorate research at the University of Wisconsin into best practices for developing online interactive learning objects (ILOs). Our efforts to validate the micro-collaboration model are guided by the following research questions: How satisfied is the design and development team with their product development experience? Works cited: 1.
Gathering a #research tribe has benefits
DECEMBER 10, 2012
This in part will result in the necessary openness and willingness to grow collectively, research collectively. In the past (and present) I had the good fortune of collaborating on some research papers with fellow researchers that were not linked to my own educational institution. It was a great, open, informal research experience. in an ongoing research iteration.
New Mobile Learning Research Report
JUNE 17, 2014
We have always believed that mobile is the future of learning and have continually strived to evolve our offerings in line with that belief. As predicted early last year, 2013 saw an explosion of mobile devices in the learning field, with tablets in particular being in the forefront of this growth. Being associated with and […]. Mobile Learning
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
Research Summary 2016 Learning Technology Study: Summary of Top Findings The technology employed to deliver Learning and Development has grown increasingly varied and complex. Research Summary The other highlight here is that the number three priority is creating a stronger link between learning and. Research Summary TOP 5 FINDINGS 1. Research Summary 2. to increase.
Recent Research Review -- Reviewed (and Lamented)
Will at Work Learning
AUGUST 7, 2014
About two years ago, four enterprising learning researchers reviewed the research on training and development and published their findings in a top-tier refereed scientific journal. Unfortunately, a vast majority of professionals in the workplace learning-and-performance field have never read the research review, nor have they even heard about it. Is This Research Any Good? .
Research on Smile Sheets -- New Video
Will at Work Learning
AUGUST 14, 2015
Learning Measurement Research World Work-Learning Research performance-focused research smile sheets thalheimer videoI created a video to help organizations fully understand the meaning of their smile sheets. . You can also view this directly on YouTube: https://youtu.be/QucqCxM2qW4. QucqCxM2qW4.
ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research
JULY 24, 2012
Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. ASTD conducted a free webinar on that research report this week. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning ResearchManager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Is mobile learning really happening?
Tin Can: learner #analytics for the next #research frontier
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
As I am researching learner interactions in a mobile accessible open, online course – I can see that access pushes forward learner interactions, and even meaningful, constructive learner interactions (research snippets will be shared soon, still getting my thesis together). And the effect on educational research is ENORMOUS: How do people like to learn? Great!
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
are not eff ective enough: research has shown that the retention of knowledge from. researching a gamification solution to ensure the mechanics match the motivators. build a thoughtful requirements plan as you research and evaluate gamification vendors in. 2000 organizations will employ gamifi cation techniques by 2014, the same research notes. Introduction.3 Conclusion.16
Successfully implementing #mobile 2.0 within institute using participatory action research
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
In a mere ten pages Thom Cochrane shares his learning path (the what, the how, the result) on using mobile social media in actual classes, getting other lecturers and tutors involved and providing a solid, research basis for changing education in favor of mobile learning within an institute building upon the Community of Practitioners method. fabulous and insightful read. and pedagogy 2.0
Free Book on Mobile Learning Research #mLearning
Dont Waste Your Time
JANUARY 9, 2014
Thanks to Inge Ignatia de Waard for pointing this out, this free ebook (well, PDF edition that looks like a book) on global mobile learning has some interesting research. The highlights for me include subjects and research like: State of Mobile Learning Around the World. mLearning eBook eLearning eResearch Inge Ignatia de Waard Mobile Learning MOOC Research
New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training
Your Training Edge
MAY 7, 2015
Aside from the time savings, the cost savings , and the boost in learner engagement, one of the biggest areas where massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide benefit is education research. Here we’ll review some of the new research that has come out of MOOCs and other technology-enabled learning environments and explore what the findings mean for corporate training. It works.
1st #Moodle research conference and Dutch MoodleMoot
MAY 10, 2012
love it, so I gladly send out the news for the upcoming Moodle research conference and Dutch MoodleMoot. Alice Jesmont pointed me towards the upcoming alledgetly first Moodle research conference that will take place from 14 - 15 September 2012 in Heraklion, Crete, Greece (what a great location!). moodle research LMS eLearningIt will be a great Moodle meeting moment.
7 Secrets for Measuring Training Program ROI with People Analytics
Its research also determined that little value was added beyond four interviews, dramatically. 13 The research also showed that these leading companies generate high returns for their hard. 7 Secrets for. Measuring. Training Program. ROI with People. Analytics 23 5 7 8 11 13 14 18 20 Introduction The Time Is Right To Implement People Analytics. companies believe that. obstacle. level.
Writing social sciences #research paper #phd
JUNE 12, 2014
It provides so many useful tips for each section, just have a look and see for each section of a classic research article. The Introduction The introduction serves the purpose of leading the reader from a general subject area to a particular field of research. The literature review A literature review surveys scholarly articles, books and other sources relevant to a particular issue, area of research, or theory, and by so doing, providing a description, summary, and critical evaluation of these works. phd qualitative research research social science writing
Learning Technologist collaboration research project #LTFE #LTHE
Dont Waste Your Time
OCTOBER 17, 2013
Learning Technologists are then “the people who are actively involved in managing, researching, supporting or enabling learning with the use of learning technology.” (ALT 2010). This small sociolinguistic research project aims to highlight some of the contradictions and correlations of the role of a Learning Technologist, based on perceived responsibilities and expectations. part 3).
Social Media for Research at SNDT (Webinar)!
MAY 10, 2013
Vasudha Kamat (Vice Chancellor, SNDTWU) invited me recently to do a webinar ( 11 May ) entitled '' Social Media for Research '' for the Online Course in Research methodology for PhD scholars at the Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women''s University (SNDTWU), India. However, what about using social media for academic research and sharing scientific knowledge?
Research in Gamification of Learning and Instruction
MAY 16, 2012
” In that post, I shared several links to research about the effectiveness of games for learning. If you are interested in a more in-depth review of research, Karl Kapp’s new book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has an entire chapter titled “Research Says…Games are Effective for Learning.” ” (Wolfe, 1997). ” (Hays, 2005).
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
Capital Trends research found that only 40 percent. 1 kineo.com email@example.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!
Historical #EdTech perspective for all researchers @sharplm
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
This is a great, brief set of slides (33 slides) which allows us aspiring/experienced researchers to quickly anchor our own EdTech research or ideas into a historical EdTech perspective (mine: phenomenology, MOOC, social learning). logo programming, mobile learning) all the while linking to inspirational EdTech people who changed the journey of many EdTech researchers (e.g.
#Phd update: interest for older employees learning research niche
JULY 23, 2014
The quest to provide research based evidence to upgrade or at least hold on to older employees, and build a rationale to keep them in corporations based on their expertise and knowledge. It feels like an interesting professional research and knowledge niche. So, I am adding that last term to my research as well. reflection is a nice pastime). And I like it.