How Gestalt Can Help You Create Better Training: This Month on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

And researchers at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia have shown how Gestalt theory can help improve learning: “The new screen designs were then evaluated by asking students and others to compare the designs.

The Learning Circuits - Untitled Article

The Learning Circuits

(originally posted by Peter Isackson) Curiously, Clark and I don't seem to know for certain whether we "furiously" agree or not. This seems rather typical of the whole learning business. I tend to agree with Clark that we do agree!

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10 Ways Moodle is Used for Business

Lambda Solutions

When Moodle learning management system launched in 2002 for K-12 and Higher Education institutions, many did not foresee the popularity it would gain in the corporate world.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

What I’d meant by ‘learning delivery’ was ‘providing the resources and environments that help learning and, by inference, improved performance, to occur’. We can create and use techniques and approaches that help and facilitate knowledge acquisition.

What is gamification?

Growth Engineering

In 2002, Nick Pelling coined the term ‘gamification’ and freestyle rappers everywhere rejoiced at the rhyming potential it offered.

5 tips to knock your training program out of the park

Litmos

The 88th Major League Baseball All-Star Game also delivered some surprises, ending for the first time since 2002 in a tie! Consider asking internal experts to help create content to supplement the pre-built courses in your library.

BLP Wins Four Horizon Interactive Awards for Mobile, Game-Based Solutions

Bottom-Line Performance

The prestigious competition has received over 10,000 entries from over 40 countries since its inception in 2002. They must identify the correct customer type, learn about relevant products and ask the right questions to help the customer.

Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

in 2002 to version 3.0 The ability to provide a learner with feedback and help them to understand where they are performing well and where are their areas for improvement is crucial for any organization if wants its workforce to develop. Moodle vs Totara: Understanding the differences.

Learning on the move

Learning with e's

I cited Puro (2002) who declared: 'The mobile phone. I believe that mobile devices can help to achieve this mix of content and context based learning. 2002) Italy: Stereotypes, true and false. 2002) Finland: A Mobile Culture.

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Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance

Will at Work Learning

Main | Learning Landscape Model Annotated » Monday, 29 December 2008 Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance The learning-and-performance industry is deluged with instruments purported to help people (1) work better in teams, (2) manage more effectively, (3) hire the right people, (4) promote the best people, (5) etcetera. Vol 87(3), Jun 2002, 530-541. Vol 87(4), Aug 2002, 797-807.

Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

in 2002 to version 3.0 The ability to provide a learner with feedback and help them to understand where they are performing well and where are their areas for improvement is crucial for any organization if wants its workforce to develop. Moodle vs Totara: Understanding the differences.

Mobile gives the edge

Learning with e's

Howard Rheingold argued as early as 2002 that mobile phones harness the 'power of the many', which has manifested itself in recent years in social phenomena such as citizen journalism, flash mobs and crowd sourced funding projects to name just a few.

Brain Drain: The "Perfect Storm" of Unfilled IT Jobs

Kapp Notes

I serve as the external evaluator helping the group to reach its goals by providing formative evaluation information during the life of the grant. million new computer and IT related job opening between 2002 and 2012 By 2008 the number of young adult workers from 25-40 will decline by 1.7

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Profile of a learning architect: Charles Jennings

Clive on Learning

Charles Jennings is the Managing Director of Duntroon Associates, a leading learning and performance consultancy company, focused on helping organisations build their ability to deliver maximum business benefit from their workforce.

Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015

eLearning 24-7

I used the site below to help me, and read a great book by Horton (last name) in 2002 (so the content of course building with HTML not sure if relevant today). Well it is that time of the year. For what? No clue, but people seem to like saying that phrase and so, I’m adding it to this post. And what a post it is going to be. Unusual? Oh, in so many ways. Fun and Fantastic?

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The changing Web

Learning with e's

Van Dijk, 2002) or simply another phase in its relentless progress. How for example, does this architecture of participation help to scaffold remote learners and how can it promote quality learning outcomes? applications help to shape the education provision of the future?

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Adult Bullying on the Job: An Epidemic

OpenSesame

A successful entrepreneur for more than 20 years, Patti has been working in the elearning field since 2002. Train employees to help eliminate bullying in your company—this Respectful Workplace bundle from Myca Training is a great place to start. She was one of the founders of a technology company that went public in 2000, and has been working in the elearning field since 2002.

Top Open Source Learning Management Systems

Designing Digitally

Title: Moodle Description: Moodle stands for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment and it was designed in 2002 as a stand-alone educational portal. Need more information about open source LMS systems or help narrowing the choices down even further?

Reflections on strategies of inclusive and engaging learning courses

Adobe Captivate

A lot of research has been done [ Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age by Rose & Meyer (ASCD, 2002), The Universally Designed Classroom by Rose, Meyer, & Hitchcock, Eds. Principle II is about helping students to become active and expressive.

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BLP Wins 2016 Horizon Awards for Knowledge Guru ‘Drive’ and Custom Mobile Learning Solution

Knowledge Guru

The prestigious competition has received over 10,000 entries from over 40 countries since its inception in 2002. Drive adapts to the learner over time to help them master their weakest areas and build on their strengths.

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Mythical Retention Data & The Corrupted Cone

Will at Work Learning

Later, I will provide a section on what we can all do to help debunk the myths and inaccuracies imbedded in these fabrications. Starting in about 2002, we noticed many sources of refutation. Here is what you can do to help: Be skeptical. The Danger.

Interview With a Lead Developer: Paul Middlin

Visual Lounge

Mike Malinak had found the company in 2002, while we were in grad school. I try to help identify areas of growth for fellow devs and do what I can to open doors. Who are you, and what do you do? Paul Middlin, Lead Developer on Camtasia:mac. How did you find out about TechSmith?

Generation Mobile

Nick Leffler

I want to do everything on my phone that I’d otherwise have to do on a computer had this been 2002. Fostering conversations and curating resources that help employees do their job better is the most important role mobile can play for L&D trying to work with generation mobile.

Learners' Often Use Poor Learning Strategies -- From a Research Review

Will at Work Learning

They also found that concept maps helped the learners by supporting their comprehension. Novices are especially prone to failure to engage in planning prior to their efforts to learn (Zimmerman, 2002). . 1997), even when a more thorough analysis would actually help them to build a detailed plan for learning (Veenman, Elshout, & Busato, 1994). . We have a responsibility to help our learners.

Gamification with Narrative- The story behind the content that drives the simulation

Your Training Edge

Narrative theory states that humans are primarily storytellers, thus people respond favorably to messages presented in a narrative framework ” -Morgan, Cole, Struttman, & Piercy, 2002. offers 25+ years of training and talent management helping executives, business owners, and top performing sales executives in taking the leap from the ordinary to extraordinary. Can simulations tell stories?

Why video game mechanics work, and how they’re used to engage online learners

Growth Engineering

This helps to engage learners, and makes the content something that they desire access to. To keep people playing longer, and to help them feel as though they were getting their money’s worth, games were intentionally made more difficult.

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Barnett (2002) had his own interpretations of knowledge in relation to uncertainty and change. At the heart of sustainable change is developing and helping people to build up an “inner resilience” that guards them from experiencing every change that comes their way as disruptive.

Meet the judges for the Screencast Awards

Visual Lounge

Helping us out this year are 3 fantastic judges. They are reviewing each of the finalist videos, and helping us pick the winners. One of the Internet’s first video bloggers, Garfield began experimenting with the technique in 2002 and launched his own video blog on January 1, 2004.

Dilemma of author-educators migrating to story-based eLearning design

Vignettes Learning

Possessing good writing, education and training backgrounds would certainly help anyone who aspires to become an elearning story-based curriculum developer. Our belief: At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive.

Gamification in ACTION

Learnnovators

Here are some amazing insights (in the form of excerpts from some of the authoritative survey findings that we reviewed): “ Although the term ‘gamification’ was coined by Nick Pelling back in 2002, it didn’t gain popularity till 2010.” – Andrzej Marczewski. “

Should Leaders Communicate or Listen?

CLO Magazine

Chief executives who are excellent in this regard can help their organizations thrive and prosper. He was vocal about how team feedback would help him form great vision, and his vision focused on creating community. Another example is former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano, who guided the company to prosperity from 2002 to late 2011. He positioned IBM as helping companies solve problems and make decisions in the new era of technology.

Content That Lives Within a Story Lasts Forever - Tip #118

Vignettes Learning

The following tips are helpful. Activate as many senses as possible Our brains “work better when more than one sensory channel is activated by incoming stimuli” ( Tom Reamy, 2002 ). Stories can touch our whole being—our thoughts, imagination, emotions, and spirit.

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eLearning Lies or Truths? How do you find authentic stories?

Vignettes Learning

September, 2002. Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD. Synthesis: The use of a powerful storyline is one of the elements that makes eLearning lessons effective.

Learn a New Skill: Learn a New Language Without Leaving Home

OpenSesame

Online courses are helpful for beginners as the instructor has already chosen some of the best resources and combined them into specific learning paths. Online resources and courses are now available to help her with this language need—specifically Pronto Spanish for the Medical Front Office.