"Hey ya'll": Informal Language is the way to go in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

There is research evidence to indicate that informal language in an e-learning module is more effective than formal language. So when learners received instruction informally, they performed better later on. 2000).

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Now against the backdrop of such information, it is interesting to explore what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC


@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond


Charles: We now know that people learn more about their work informally than they do formally. So we are seeing increasing interest in social and informal learning. Of course, structured learning approaches can support social and informal, but social and informal learning don’t need structured processes to happen. The Council sampled more than 1500 people in 53 organisations across the globe. What are some interesting examples?

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


As an example, HTML5 was added to most development tools only after it was clear that Flash was on its way out and as it became evident that more people were browsing the web on their mobile devices than on their desktop computers. Joe: I’m a firm believer that both formal and informal learning are necessary. We can look up information online at almost any time and almost anywhere. ABOUT JOE GANCI (President, eLearningJoe, LLC).

How Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction Can Make Your Online Courses Better


For example: Start off with attention-grabbing graphics or video clips featuring interactive scenarios about the subject matter, which will require your students to focus and engage with your content. Inform Learners of Objectives. See a sample overview page created in CourseArc here.

Microlearning: What is it? And What Benefits does it Offer?


With the average attention span in North America dropping from 12 seconds in 2000 to 8 seconds in 2015 , the demand for shorter, more engaging training is higher than ever! Throughout this post, we’ll try to give you examples of how to use microlearning in your own training programs.

Converting Traditional Multiple Choice Questions to Scenario-Based Questions

Experiencing eLearning

Example Question. Example 1 (Original). In this example, the objective is “The learner will follow the procedure for providing reasonable accommodations.” For each multiple choice question, ask yourself how learners would use that information on the job.

The learner speaks

Clive on Learning

Towards Maturity has just published a new study, The Learner Voice , which summarises the views on learning technologies of 2000 employees in the private sector. Above all, this list encourages me towards blended solutions that cross the boundary from formal to informal. A massive 84% are willing to use technology to share knowledge to help others learning, which begs the question why we are not seeing more successful examples of this happening in a work context.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

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How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

Corporate training is also a huge factor in company success—a 2000 analysis by Laurie J. Take, for example, compliance training, which has a reputation for being particularly painful. From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox.

Subscription learning: Because repetition is the mother of learning


The results were that the average human attention span has fallen from 12 seconds in 2000 — or around the time the mobile revolution began — to eight seconds. Also, the above paragraph was an example of repeating a small piece of information while adding another.

That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

When we take a look at the research, we find that the term learning style has varying definitions (see, for example, Wang, Wang, Wang, & Huang, 2006; Franzoni & Assar, 2009; Kinshuk, Liu, & Graf, 2009; Wu & Alrabah, 2009). Example: Using MI in Designing eLearning.

Future Technologies – Get Ready because they could change the way we learn online

eLearning 24-7

I often bring up a company in 2000, who offered video based courses with bookmarking capability, course tracking and would work on a 56K modem. The employee walks around the office and sees various items – immediately the information is sent back to them, explaining what they are and how they integrate into what they employee does each day. . tablet/laptop which can become a tablet, examples: Pro Surface by Microsoft, 7140 Venue by Dell) windows OS devices.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

Provided a strong cluster sample, representing folks across the globe, not just the U.S. Back in the early 2000′s, LMSs often had content mgt features built within their system, but called themselves learning management systems.

Gamification in E-Learning – Are you really learning?

eLearning 24-7

70% of the Global 2000 will have at least one gamified application by 2014 (Gartner). The clients who told them that had wrongly assumed that by the learners completing the course or task, were actually learning and retaining information. I’m an addict. An addict for games.

Presidential Politics, LMSs – The Cycle

eLearning 24-7

When done right the data can identify certain longitudinal information, forecasts and other useful analytics. They conducted a poll using a sample of folks , using some type of methodology. . On the flip side, if you have hired 10 more support people and your previous number was five, that would great information because it shows an increase of customers and thus growth, b) recognition internally that you building your support and thus level of service.

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Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Information explosion across all spheres and domains 5. Examples of mobile learning implementation: 1.

10 eLearning buzzwords you need to know!


This is typically done through PowerPoint or narrated videos which are designed to dispense information quickly and conveniently to the students. Department of Education and Science (2000). Fischer, Gerhard (2000).

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

The paying students at the university received credit for the course, and about 2000 additional students participated for free but not for credit. For example, instructors in many settings are using the flipped classroom model and incorporating MOOC elements into blended learning programs.

1-Minute Guides for 6 Top eLearning-Related Books

SHIFT eLearning

Should you use different graphics or alter the way the information is presented? It demonstrates graphic and instructional design professionals how to create eLearning courses that adapt to how people read and interpret visual information.

Guest Post: Three Learning Essentials In 2016


In particular, they affect anyone whose role centres on information. L&D has traditionally been all about our relationship with information. A new world of information. It costs almost nothing to find the information you need, and you can share it almost instantly.

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Applying The Subsumption Theory In eLearning


It centers on the idea that learners can more effectively acquire new knowledge if it is tied to their existing knowledge base, and that only unique information that stands out within the lesson is committed to memory. But how do you make the information stick in your learner’s mind?

Here’s How Many Organizations Ruin Their Online Training Courses

Rapid eLearning

When I first meet with a client I try to distinguish the information type courses from those that require changes in performance. The organization spent about $2000 in meetings to save $80. Inspiration: Cool elearning examples.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Reading up on a topic in a handbook article written by an expert can only better prepare you to hunt down (and properly digest) whatever granular information you ultimately need to find. JA : Our Blog www.managingelearning.com is focused on information for the eLearning manager.

E-learning Project Management – Advice from an In-house Expert

CommLab India

To find out, I talked to a project management expert at CommLab India, an organization that has been in the business of providing technology-enabled learning solutions since 2000. We all know that good project management is the key to the success of an outsourced e-learning initiative.

10 Steps to Create Your Own Learning Objects (L.O.s)


According to research, a great way to explain the concept of a learning object is to use the analogy of the LEGO™ building blocks: small units that can be fitted together any number of ways to produce customized learning experiences (Hodgins & Conner, 2000).

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

When I write my Top 50 report, I wear multiple hats ensuring that all factors are considered, beyond just the weighting and point totals (based on many tiers of data and information). Ability to upload a course or courses from a 3rd party course/content provider (example: Wiley, Skillsoft, etc.). In 2000, this wasn’t a standard feature, today it is. . For example, classroom management. I’ll give you an example.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

When I write my Top 50 report, I wear multiple hats ensuring that all factors are considered, beyond just the weighting and point totals (based on many tiers of data and information). Ability to upload a course or courses from a 3rd party course/content provider (example: Wiley, Skillsoft, etc.). In 2000, this wasn’t a standard feature, today it is. . For example, classroom management. I’ll give you an example.

On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

Allows learners to take courses on a tablet and other mobile devices and then when back online, re-synch with the SaaS system and transfer data and other information – i.e. course data. Healthcare, Pharmaceutical are just an example of two verticals that usage is high with tablets.

Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course

eLearning 24-7

For months I’ve been telling folks that if they want to learn how to build outstanding courses, they should surf deep into the search engines, locate the information and begin their learning experience. In other words, fast and furious but not a lot of information. This is the pitch that people (apparently millennials) are going to YouTube to look for information on a subject rather than using your course. A scenario is based on a real world experience or example.

Top 10 NextGen LMSs for 2015-2016

eLearning 24-7

But the systems that are coming into the space nowadays have ditched the robust stats for just the basic stats, which – HERE COMES THE IRONY – is how systems were appearing back in the early days – early 2000’s (as a whole). Even if it is designed in such a way to pull/extract useful information from it? They were created for WBT and analytical information. Actually, curating the information is step one.

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Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

For example, geographically dispersed teams on opposite sides of the globe now have the opportunity to collaborate and innovate in real time, while big data can be analyzed to identify which talent is at risk of leaving the organization. Information, media and technology skills 2.

LMS State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

Built-in authoring tool – If you are expecting something like Storyline, forget it – not there yet; unless vendor has a partnership with an authoring tool vendor – example: Claro. App store and/or integrations across the board – example MailChimp. Training communities – not actually part of the system, but provides a wealth of information including how to videos for administrators. 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms.

Engaging the next generation: corporate training for millennials


The Millennial Generation covers those people born between roughly 1980 and 2000. A simple example would be wearable cameras that record real-life scenarios that can then be exploited as a learning resource, as well as the VR headsets mentioned above. Informal Training.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

eLearning 24-7

There are few and I mean only a few who follow this pattern (example: Skillsoft), where the course library is the primary and the system secondary. For example, you can upload a course only one at a time. The administration side can be overwhelming – sometimes too much information isn’t a good thing. CoD uses the module angle, whereas you can buy one module (learning for example) and if you want performance management – that is a separate module.

Answering #Gamification Questions from a 7th Grade Student-Part 2

Kapp Notes

Sometime information is better presented in other methods or instructional strategies. I believe the term was coined in the early 2000’s but wasn’t widely accepted or adopted until around 2010.