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We define e-learning as the continuous assimilation of knowledge and skills by adults stimulated by synchronous and asynchronous learning events – and sometimes Knowledge management outputs – which are authored, delivered engaged with, supported and administered using internet technologies. Continue Reading → The post More on defining e-learning, elearning, eLearning… appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

A Toolkit to Develop E-Learning in an Open (XML) Environment

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This post will focus on the range of tools that you need to develop e-learning content in a (relatively) open environment.

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Open Source E-Learning Development 9: Drupal CMS

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Very much like platforms like Moodle and Joomla!, Drupal is an open-source Content Management System (CMS) freely available under the GPL. Open Source E-Learning Development 9: Drupal CMS is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Irish Govt Announces New Approach to Primary Teaching

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Government to convert regular school classrooms into operant conditioning chambers. Continue Reading → The post Irish Govt Announces New Approach to Primary Teaching appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. E-Learning behaviorism classroom based training elearning ireland irish education operant conditioning pedagogy

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Is informal learning this year?s L&D Fortnight?

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To bring learning opportunities to your workforce you’re going to have to look beyond the confines of the conference room for informal learning. Continue Reading → The post Is informal learning this year’s L&D Fortnight? appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Discovering Instructional Design 15: The ASSURE Model

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ASSURE is an acronym derived from the key verb-descriptor of the tasks associated with the approach. The ASSURE model proposes a 6-step guide for instruction; while not specifically designed for e-learning, in practice it the methodology align to the requirements of designing courseware for that modality. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 15: The ASSURE Model appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Discovering Instructional Design 4: The Affective Domain

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When defining the end-goal of instruction as part of goal analysis, it's helpful to explore the relevance of the often-overlooked Affective Domain. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 4: The Affective Domain appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Instructional Design Systems Approach e-learning instructional design ISD learning outcomes motivation

Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model

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The Morrison, Ross, and Kemp Model defines different elements, rather than “step, stage, level, or sequential items” of an instructional design, and emphasizes the adoption of continuous implementation and evaluation through the instructional design process. According to Kemp et al, there are 9 elements to ID. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Discovering Instructional Design 14: Seels and Glasgow Model

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And so my friends, we reach Number 18 in our journey of discovery around Instructional Design. That's three month's solid blogging, investigating one of the fundamental domains associated with our profession. What have we learned? More of that anon, but for now I'm going to cover the the Seels and Glasgow Model. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 14: Seels and Glasgow Model appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Introducing Constructivism in Education Part 1

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Constructivism is an approach to learning based on the premise that cognition, or learning, is the result of mental construction: it's an active process in which learners construct new ideas, skills and behaviours based upon their prior and current knowledge, behaviour and skill assets. Continue Reading → The post Introducing Constructivism in Education Part 1 appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Discovering Instructional Design 6: Developing Objectives

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Continuing this E-Learning Curve Blog series on Instructional Design. Today I'm going to discuss Describing the Target Audience and Objectives Writing Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 6: Developing Objectives appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Instructional Design Systems Approach conditions e-learning elearning instructional design ISD learning objectives Objectives Writing performance enhancement standards systems approach Target Audience Description

Winter Solstice at Newgrange, Ireland

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Today at dawn on the Winter Solstice the chamber of the Stone Age monument at Newgrange, Ireland is illuminated by the rising sun entering the passage to light up the chamber. Continue Reading → The post Winter Solstice at Newgrange, Ireland appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Christmas Winter Solstice elearning ireland neolithic Newgrange spiral streaming video winter solstice

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Discovering Instructional Design 3: A Systems Approach

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Several types of analysis are undertaken when using a systems approach for Instructional Systems Design (ISD) strategy to learning program development. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 3: A Systems Approach appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Instructional Design Systems Approach analysis e-learning e-learning ecosystem evaluate learning formal learning instructional design ISD Performance Analysis systems approach Task Analysis TNA Training Needs Analysis

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

Discovering Instructional Design Part 1 – Foundations

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Instructional Design (ID) is the practice of maximizing the effectiveness, efficiency and accessibility of instruction and other learning experiences. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design Part 1 – Foundations appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Behaviorism Cognitivism Constructivism Instructional Design Learning Theory Bandura and Walters Bartlett behaviorism Cognitive Revolution e-learning instructional design Jonassen Piaget Skinner Social Cognition

Constructivism 3: The Principles of Constructivism

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Bruner’s 1966 text Toward a Theory of Instruction described the key principles of constructivism. Driscoll outlines five conditions for learning. It's useful to elaborate on these principles and conditions, as they are relevant to the rest of this series of articles. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism 3: The Principles of Constructivism appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Elearning Adoption in Organizations

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As the globalized economy becomes more complex (especially in the context of digitalisation) it becomes increasingly important to understand the educational processes that lead people and organizations to accept and to adopt new ideas and activities, which is the context for Elearning Adoption in Organizations Continue Reading → The post Elearning Adoption in Organizations appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID

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How do you choose to align your learner needs with a learning theory and your learning program's instructional design? Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Instructional Design Learning Theory behaviorism Cognitive Revolution Cognitivism Constructivism e-learning instructional design learning theory

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Discovering Instructional Design 13: ICARE Model – Middlesex University’s experience

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So far, all the models I've talked about in this E-Learning Curve Blog series have described a linear process in the design of learning events. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 13: ICARE Model – Middlesex University’s experience appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Discovering Instructional Design 16: Gagne and the Events of Instruction

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You may be surprised to learn that the ASSURE methodology has it's roots located the behaviorist-influenced Events of Instruction, devised by Robert M. Gagne Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 16: Gagne and the Events of Instruction appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Events of Instruction Instructional Design Cognitivism Constructivist theoretical model e-learning elearning instructional design ISD Kevin Kruse learning theory

Is informal learning this year?s L&D Fortnite?

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To bring learning opportunities to your workforce you’re going to have to look beyond the confines of the conference room for informal learning. Continue Reading → The post Is informal learning this year’s L&D Fortnite? appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

The Long Tail, the 80:20 Rule and the role of learning professionals

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“What is the Scope of our Responsibility as Learning Professionals?” ” In 1959 Peter Drucker coined the term “knowledge worker” to describe one who works primarily with information or one who develops and uses knowledge in the workplace. It is performed… Continue Reading → The post The Long Tail, the 80:20 Rule and the role of learning professionals appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. e-learning knowledge worker Long Tail Pareto Principle

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Towards a Definition of Elearning

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“E-learning” means different things to different people. When you consider that you can call the discipline “e-learning”, “elearning” or even “eLearning”, it’s no surprise that there is a range of definitions of the subject: we prefer to define things according to how we use them. Continue Reading → The post Towards a Definition of Elearning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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Discovering Instructional Design 7: Objectives Analysis

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It is critical to the instructional development process that designers understand what skills and knowledge learners need to bring to the instructional process. This is achieved through objectives analysis. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 7: Objectives Analysis appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

The Human Fund: Happy Festivus!

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Happy Festivus. To celebrate the holiday season, a charitable donation has been made in your name to The Human Fund. Money for People. Continue Reading → The post The Human Fund: Happy Festivus! appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Christmas Festivus Occasions & Events

Constructivism 5: Kolb’s Learning Styles

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In the years since Kolb first devised the learning styles inventory, the definitions of the four learning styles have been refined to facilitate the creation of a learning styles matrix, which can assist in understanding learning. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism 5: Kolb’s Learning Styles appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism E-Learning Learning Styles Learning Theory experiential learning theory Kolb learning styles learning theory non-formal learning

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Instructional Design 101: Six Rules for Writing

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Following a series of posts on Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers, I'm about to embark on a major series of articles on the topic of Instructional Design. Continue Reading → The post Instructional Design 101: Six Rules for Writing appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. E-learning Design E-learning Development Instructional Design conditions of learning content development instructional design learning styles Orwell

Constructivism 2: The Cognitive Revolution

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Jerome Bruner was was a prime mover in the emergence of the so-called ‘Cognitive Revolution,’ an intellectual movement in the 1950s that began what are known collectively as the cognitive sciences – an interdisciplinary study of the cognitive processes underlying the acquisition and use of knowledge. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism 2: The Cognitive Revolution appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Workplace Elearning: Mindtools 1

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Most e-learning replicates the worst features of face-to-face instruction. It may be cheaper to ‘deliver’ knowledge on the Internet, but not more effective. Continue Reading → The post Workplace Elearning: Mindtools 1 appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Knowledge Work Workplace Learning Constructivism e-learning Jonassen mindtools workplace learning

E-Learning Adoption in Organizations 6: More Characteristics of Adopters

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In this, the penultimate article in this series, I will describe some more categories of innovation adopters, before concluding the series of articles about Elearning Adoption in Organizations. There are there are five categories of adopters of new ideas. Now read on. Continue Reading → The post E-Learning Adoption in Organizations 6: More Characteristics of Adopters appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Elearning Adoption in Organisations 3: Stages of Diffusion

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According to Everett M. Rogers, peoples' attitude to a new technology is a key element in its diffusion. Roger’s Innovation Decision Process theory asserts that innovation diffusion is a process that occurs over time through five stages of diffusion: Awareness; Interest; Evaluation; Trial; Adoption. Continue Reading → The post Elearning Adoption in Organisations 3: Stages of Diffusion appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.