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. Unless you are an ID (instructional designer) or e-learning developer who was inspired by Gagne, you are not touching this with a five foot pole. Worse to it all, is the fact that it is completely worthless to any one who is building the following: Micro-learning course.

Understanding Gen Z—the New E-Learning Generation

LearnDash

As Generation Z graduates from college and enters the workforce, how should online educators respond to their learning and training needs? According to the Pew Research Center , up until about the year 2000, roughly have of teens held a summer job. Furthermore, Gen Z are used to learning things from the Internet. However, their need for easy-to-consume information means they are more drawn toward micro courses with well-crafted video content. Gen Z want to learn.

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Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

eLearning 24-7

If you are inquiring adoption across all learning tech capabilities and consumer demand (from the consumer marketplace and learners), then the answer is half yes and half no. . I’m still a m-learning purist. They all had a learning curve. Anyway, Studio was perfect for those who wanted to build a course but had no ID/e-learning developer skill set nor moderate tech skills (no offense on either). Micro Learning. E-Learning 24/7.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ 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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ 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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ). We, at Learnnovators, have been excited about leveraging this technology for workplace performance support (especially, in the context of ‘on-the-job learning’).

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Insight Sharing - How They "Meet and Mate"

Vignettes Learning

In this fourth installment of my five-part blog series about The All-New TrainingMagNetwork.com Open Learning Environment, I'm going to talk about the importance of sharing your work. When we share our work, we actually learn a lot better. After each training they ask participants to use chalk and blackboard (may be flipcharts, white boards and markers) to talk about what they have learned. March 2000. Have you ever shared your thoughts with someone?

MicroLearning: The Bite-sized Elephant

Disprz

It’s getting difficult to tell a fad from a genuinely new development these days, but make no mistake — “micro-learning” has gained enough traction. Microlearning was the demand of the times, as social media and ultra busy lives have changed every single way we consume content, including learning. When was the last time you were truly excited about a 40-minute traditional e-learning course? How Micro is Micro-learning? e-learning Microlearning

Learning Styles and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

This post is going to be somewhat different than in the past, specifically a result of the argument of the effectiveness of learning styles and if they even exist. No one mentioned e-learning which was part of the reference, specifically related to retention. Nope, in all the counter-arguments it was focusing on one item, learning styles, which initially was going to make up only a small part of the post. Quality e-learning is interactive and engaging. Micro-learning?

Who Owns “Microlearning?” The Learners Do. Not Grovo.

Vignettes Learning

founded 2010) has trademarked the term “Microlearning”, reported by Chief Learning Officer. Its core principles, practices and methods have been "owned" and implemented by numerous professionals globally even in early 2000. In many instances in this book, I referred to the definitions and applications of Micro-learning, Microlearning, Micro-Content, Micro-Context, Micro-Coaching and many other applications of Microlearning. Grovo, Inc.

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Heutagogy, Self-Directed Learning and Complex Work

ID Reflections

Andragogy stepped in to rectify this and foster awareness about how adults learned. While the principles of Andragogy clearly stated what it takes to motivate adults to learn, the role of a teacher / the expert remained undisputed. Then came Heutagogy advocating principles of self-determined learning. “A This calls for responses on the go and the ability to extract learning. Pedagogy had always established an unequal relation between the teacher and the taught.

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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. Participants learn as much from one another as from the content.

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LMS dot.com 3.0?

eLearning 24-7

Out in 2000. Boo.com (fashion apparel), 135M in funding, out of biz in 2000. . I like Grovo as a product, but their pitch as the original micro-learning platform (read in one press release) is a twist on reality – great marketing, but really? This is because any vendor/platform/system could provide micro-learning since the start of the LMS space in the late 90’s. I told them, vendors were offering this in 2000. E-Learning 24/7.

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What Is Mobile Learning and Why It’s a Must-Have for Your Elearning Business?

Adobe Captivate

Before diving into what mobile learning (m-learning) is, let’s talk about the latest statistics. And now they can’t imagine their learning experience without using mobile devices to do research or take notes. In addition, busy bees with tight schedule can’t find time to learn, and they prefer to consume information when they have free time, for example during the commute. All of that has lead to the emergence of mobile learning. What is M-learning?

The Strengths of Microlearning Today

Meridian

A Microsoft report showed that the human attention span has shrunk from twelve seconds in 2000 to eight seconds in 2013 to one second, which is shorter than the average goldfish. For the learning community, the results are old news. Learning professionals have been battling shortened attention spans for decades. Which is why many learning pros have turned to learning’s newest trend, microlearning, to engage and educate learners. A Micro-History of Microlearning.

Types of Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

There is no better place to see this then our fine world of e-learning, which was devised to be an umbrella term for everything that is well, online learning. An LMS thus is under e-learning. e-learning. e-learning. Nowadays though, vendors have changed the message to mean e-learning as in e-learning courses and not an umbrella term. . On the learning system side, I see it all too well. Micro-learning platforms? Learn Amp.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. are coming up in the learning industry.

MOOCs in the Workplace and Heutagogy

ID Reflections

which while not as far reaching as MOOCs, further stretches the boundaries of online learning. MOOCs--for all the debate, angst and confusion surrounding them--have changed the face of online education and learning for good. In this blog post, I am going to discuss why I think MOOCs are here to stay, and the impact they are likely to have on workplace learning and the way we learn. But does that mean I have not learned?

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LMS Potluck

eLearning 24-7

The blog will remain E-Learning 24/7 as will my Linkedin group. . What many people failed to realize is that they were referring to companies, such as Badgeville, which are outside of the e-learning space. Then there are LMSs and learning platforms includling subsets that have gamification features. However, one area that Axonify likes to hit upon is that they are a micro-learning system. For those around in 2000, they did. . E-Learning 24/7.

Learning Experience Platform – WRONG

eLearning 24-7

I totally dislike the term, “learning experience platform” It really makes no sense, because anything and everything we do, can turn into a learning experience. I put together a tiny list (three) on learning experiences that I “learned” in just the last week: One of my dogs, Voodoo has “learned” that if he digs a deep hole he will find the gopher tunnel, because he hears them. Thus, a learning experience.

LMS is not dead (again)

Litmos

Yes, the posts on the Net continue to tell me that the LMS and thus its market is dead, which is ironic when you consider that more companies are coming into the space than leaving and that the learning system space now exceeds 1,300 on the global scale, and that most of them, the overwhelmingly large chunk, are LMSs. In fact, the statement of more coming in than leaving is directly referring to learning management systems. Want a learning engagement platform? Yep, in 2000.

10 eLearning buzzwords you need to know!

eFront

In this post we’ve put together short descriptions of the top 10 buzzwords in eLearning at the moment: Tin Can, Social Learning, Gamification, mLearning, Tablet learning, Rapid eLearning, Microlearning, Personalization, Blended learning, and Lifelong learning. The Tin Can API is a brand new learning technology specification that opens up an entire world of experiences (online and offline). Social Learning. Tablet or T-learning.

2020 – The Year of the Hub

eLearning 24-7

The game changer in the industry, whereas every spoke is interconnected with the central component, the learning system. The Learning System can be an LMS, a Digital Learning Platform (formally known as an LXP), Learning Platform, Sales Enablement Platform, Employee Engagement Platform and so on. . Learning System Connector . Trends are pointing towards consumers selecting additional learning systems (think add-ons) to their main learning system.

Subscription learning: Because repetition is the mother of learning

Matrix

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. The Romans knew their learning. Repetition is the mother of learning. Of course scientists took this and put in timing and an operational name: spaced learning. So it only makes sense to use enrollment as a learning tool. E-learning Instructional Designers

What’s The Real Cost of Your Elearning? (New Research)

Elucidat

Or, how much are you charging for your learning product? Elearning pricing models are typically calculated on the length of the learning – some production agencies will charge up to $2000 per minute of learning. In an organization with 25,000 staff, if you calculate the learning time incorrectly by just 3 minutes per learner then you will be losing the business 166 days in lost time – it had better be worth it! Cost of learning itself.

The Evolution of Instructional Design

CommLab India

In my previous blog, I introduced you to instructional design and its role in the development of e-learning modules. Skinner’s Theory of Operant Conditioning (1958) states that learning results in changes in overt behavior. The theory led educators to think that human learning can be enhanced if reinforcements are carefully controlled, to elicit the desired behavior. The application of this theory to e-learning led to the development of the programmed instruction movement.

What Is Mobile Learning and Is It a Future of Elearning?

Elligense

What Is Mobile Learning and Why It’s a Must-Have for Your Elearning Business? Before diving into what mobile learning (m-learning) is, let’s talk about the latest statistics. And now they can’t imagine their learning experience without using mobile devices to do research or take notes. In addition, busy bees with tight schedule can’t find time to learn, and they prefer to consume information when they have free time, for example during the commute.

Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

Micro-learning started as a buzz word and noted as such, in this blog and in a variety of other sites too. No one, ever went into angst mode of the term of micro-learning, even though anyone who has been involved with e-learning since 1998, knew that micro wasn’t new, nor any radical approach to learning, it just was short. So back then, we refererred to short content as short, or bytes of learning or nuggets. Mobile Learning?

Halloween Edition – Treats and Tricks

eLearning 24-7

Have you ever bought a learning system only to find out nine months later, that the support team were actually a group of demons out to ruin your life? Allow me to open up my pack of tarot cards and read your learning system’s future. E-Learning or eLearning?

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training

Litmos

I’ve been working in this industry for almost 25 years, but like everyone, the other 25 years were also spent in the learning industry: elementary school, high school, college, etc. I’ve heard many stories during my career and have learned the most from those who lived them. The people in our industry make it special and if you are new to this field, I welcome you and hope you will engage within the community, learn about its past, and engage in its building its future.

Wanted – Instructional Designer

eLearning 24-7

How many of you have been forced err assigned to create e-learning courses, and have no experience or limited experience in doing so? I self taught myself Instructional Design back in 2000. Experience with creating WBT, i.e. e-learning courses. Creating an e-learning course (WBT) is never one to one. This means it is not one page of text to one page of an e-learning course. Learn the difference between a frog that can talk and one that can’t.

eLearning’s Staggering Growth Due to ROI Benefits for Business

eLearning Narrators

As eLearning narrators , we are highly aware of the not only the role we play as the conduit between the instructional design team and the learner, but of how the industry itself and its staggering growth is changing the way the world learns. Interestingly, the arena that has adopted and fostered the meteoric rise of e Learning is not the realm of academia, but the domain of business. The growth in eLearning since 2000 has been 900%. Learners can choose where to learn.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Microlearning (But Were Afraid To Ask)

looop

The most succinct definition I found was described by the Financial Times as “…lessons with a single learning objective delivered in bite-sized chunks on users’ smartphones.”. Why Micro Learning is Educating the ADD Generation , The Next Web.

What are Flashcards and why they are a good tool for mobile learning?

Disprz

What are Flashcards after all — just another learning medium or much more? You learn a piece of information and then read the question — trying to recall the answer — and then check if your answer was correct by flipping the card. The ability to flip back and forth between the card with self-quizzing made learning more fun than the times when students struggled to memorize long, printed text. But then came the dot com boom in late 90’s and early 2000’s.

What are Flashcards and why they are a good tool for mobile learning?

Disprz

What are Flashcards after all — just another learning medium or much more? You learn a piece of information and then read the question — trying to recall the answer — and then check if your answer was correct by flipping the card. The ability to flip back and forth between the card with self-quizzing made learning more fun than the times when students struggled to memorize long, printed text. But then came the dot com boom in late 90’s and early 2000’s.