Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.
7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Will we need subject matter experts? If you’re thinking about repurposing an old PowerPoint presentation with tons of text (there was a lot of information to cover), you might want to consider hiring an instructional designer.
SMEs Are Not Instructional Designers
MARCH 18, 2013
We all know that Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) provide the content that makes a course informative. Your SME knows what learners need to know to be experts, and they are valuable assets in brainstorming the ideal course topics and activities. Work Together to Limit Information.
Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JULY 9, 2015
Laura is a respected industry expert and speaker, conducting workshops and stimulating debate around the globe. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. ABOUT LAURA OVERTON (MD, Towards Maturity).
Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges
Performance Learning Productivity
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
A further 2010 study of manager development activities by Casebow and Ferguson at GoodPractice in Edinburgh, Scotland reported that informal chats with colleagues was both the most frequently used development activity and was also seen as the most effective by the majority of managers.
How To Build a Serious Game: Part 1
JANUARY 5, 2015
Research in game design (by Zimmerman, 2003) reveals that a game developed in iterations, traps ambiguity by defining its solution. By creating an immersive learning environment, learners can explore and make decisions based on the available information.
How to Prevent Member Education Burnout
MARCH 12, 2015
Curating the most interesting news stories, posting regulatory changes, and bringing experts together for annual meetings helps reinforce the association’s position as the “go to” source for information. 2003). Proceedings of ASSE’s Safety 2003, Denver, CO, USA.
Reusable Learning Object Methodology – A way to design blended learning
DECEMBER 14, 2016
In fact, Cisco created a White Paper back in 2003 that explains it thoroughly. It was in 2004 when I was introduced to the Reusable Learning Object methodology.
Improving Informal Learning
Big Dog, Little Dog
APRIL 20, 2009
Harold notes the 80-20 funding ratio between formal and informal learning and Will Thalheimer questions this funding differential in the comment section. Of that, about $30 billion is spent on formal training, while the remainder, $180 billion is spent on informal or on-the-job training.
How do you build eLearning?
B Online Learning
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
These will allow us to test the impact of course once it has been delivered, and provide the all-important return on investment information that our stakeholders will be looking for. Therefore it is extremely important to have some sort of evaluation tool available to gather that information.
xAPI, LRS – The Interview
JANUARY 12, 2015
Part of the problem though is that there is a lot of information out there, some of it erroneous in nature and honestly, equally confusing. While I am able to provide a variety of insight and details on the subject, I by no means would be a foremost expert on it. .
Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance
JULY 25, 2012
Expert users will become Super Users. This is an updated version of the BEM described by Roger Chevalier (2003). Chevalier says that information, resources, and incentives are usually cheaper to fix than individual factors. May/June 2003).
Why Modern Leadership is So Hard
AUGUST 22, 2016
Every day we create as much information as the world did from the dawn of civilization until 2003. It’s filled with Microlearning videos, leadership challenges, downloadable resources, social learning, and expert leadership feedback. In many ways the current beliefs and thinking around leadership seem amazing compared to the leadership beliefs of prior generations.
Hidden costs of an LMS: What to expect
MAY 26, 2016
That’s why managers need an extended research and as much data as possible in order to make an informed decision on how to spend precious company dollars (or pounds, yens, euros, rubles, crowns).
SMBs and Social Learning Technologies
APRIL 2, 2009
Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Information from Microsoft SMB insight report (increase SaaS, investment in tech). Challenges to SMBs: resources, culture, loss of control of information, fear of loss of productivity/abuse, security. Need to become experts on organizational communities. Provide a way to filter information. 2003). 2003).
These PowerPoint Experts Can Make You a Star
OCTOBER 20, 2009
You’ll learn from them and have access to all sorts of information. The Twitter stream for the conference was a great way to meet people and to get some additional information about the other sessions. PowerPoint 2003 help. First, you always walk away with great information that will help you do a better job. Sometimes we get so busy that we lose sight of the great resources available to us.
An Amplification of the power of Game-Based Learning in the Corporate World
MAY 15, 2012
In 2003, around 92% of kids age 2 through 17 in the United States access games on a daily basis.Of Beck and Wade also make some really interesting points about this "gamer generation;" for example that gamers believe that winning matters (counter to the stereotypical slacker image), that they place a high value on competence-on the being the expert, that they are risk takers and believers in open communication and creative problem solving.
LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Karl Kapp is one of the foremost experts and prominent ‘gurus’ on gamification, which is the application of game design techniques to non-game situations. CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. Chennai (India). Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company, has Karl Kapp writing a series of blog posts for them on gamification.
10Q: Cathy N. Davidson
Learning with e's
JANUARY 17, 2012
We are now seeing the first generation to come of age during humanity's fourth great information age. Cathy N. Davidson first flashed on to my radar last year when the Times Higher Education news magazine invited me to review her new book Now You See It.
LEARNNOVATORS NAMED AMONG THE “25 MOST PROMISING LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS – 2016”
MARCH 21, 2016
In addition to that, information about the latest trends, opportunities, developments and much more about the consulting from the experts makes Consultant Review a one stop destination for people such as CEO, COO, CFO, IT Managers, HR Managers, Recruitment heads, Training Heads and consultants who are interested to learn about the present scenario of consultancy market. Chennai (India). Consulting is a high-growth industry in India.
LEARNNOVATORS WINS DEVLEARN 2015 HYPERDRIVE CONTEST FOR MOBILE PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SYSTEM
OCTOBER 10, 2015
DevLearn Hyperdrive is a fast-paced competition in which contestants give a short elevator pitch on their project to a panel of industry experts. Chennai (India). Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won the DevLearn 2015 Hyperdrive contest, for its Mobile Performance Support System (MPSS) solution. MPSS is a mobile app-based performance support solution that Learnnovators designed and developed for their client MTAB.
LEARNNOVATORS GAZES INTO THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING WITH LAURA OVERTON
JULY 9, 2015
A respected industry expert and speaker, Laura has been conducting workshops and stimulating debate around the globe. Chennai (India), 09-Jul-2015. Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Laura Overton, Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity, as the guest in the latest edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning.
Learning to Share Data
The Peformance Improvement
AUGUST 25, 2010
One of the biggest barriers to learning both inside and outside organizations is the reluctance to share information. Departmental units and academic disciplines put up cultural walls that prevent people from sharing what they know. In doing so, people lose out on their collective wisdom. However, we are seeing some examples of critically important medical breakthroughs that have occurred because those barriers have been overcome.
Agile Design: An Ethos for Creating Learning Platforms
Big Dog, Little Dog
OCTOBER 26, 2009
These value and principles make Agile more adaptive rather than predictive; and people-oriented rather than process-oriented (Fowler, 2003). Use Exemplary Performers and/or Subject Matter Experts to help identify the complexity of the environment. Fowler, Martin (2003).
Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance
Will at Work Learning
DECEMBER 29, 2008
personality measures may provide very little additional information. Vol 76(3), Sep 2003, 323-346. Next, an expert-sorting study shows that the enormous number of temperament traits examined can be usefully classified into seven broad dimensions. Getting Journalist Skills (for us bloggers) The Information Explosion Great Article on How to Create Great Teachers.
Imprompu thoughts on m-learning
Clive on Learning
MAY 22, 2009
This week I was lucky enough to present at the World Summit on the Information Society, hosted by the ITU, a UN agency, in Geneva. I don't consider myself an expert on m-learning, but I managed to improvise a few words. I wrote an article on the subject called M is for Maybe back in 2003 and this has proved to be a realistic perspective.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Slide Notes
NOVEMBER 17, 2008
Capture your subject matter expert’s expertise. A subject matter expert gives you a PowerPoint that he’s used for classroom training and expects you to use that for your elearning course. Later I’m able to use that information to pull the course content together.
Little Known Ways to Create Your Own Graphics Using PowerPoint - The Rapid eLearning Blog
AUGUST 1, 2008
You want an image of a lady presenting some information to her team. Beware of this fact and check the microsoft copyright section for further information ([link]. If you are unfamiliar with Creative Commons licenses then I would definitely recommend checking out creativecommons.org for more information.). Wow, this is really exciting information about effectively using cliparts. I am just curious if it is because I am using PowerPoint 2003.
MARCH 29, 2009
percent in 2003 and 70.58 percent of all training in 2003 to 6.39 Informal Learning After his questionable call on levels of instructor-led, classroom training in the future, Saul then tells us… More flawed than the analysis of the numbers is the proposition that formal classroom learning will be replaced by informal learning, which will primarily occur online through blogs and social computing tools. don't organizations already primarily rely on informal learning?
Even learning is miscellaneous
Clive on Learning
SEPTEMBER 9, 2007
In the days when spreadsheets really were sheets of paper, I became an expert at correcting errors using Snopake (maximum two layers before you were writing on top of a gooey white mountain) or with a razor blade (maximum two corrections before you wore a hole in the paper). Blended learning is messy - even when it doesn't include a range of informal elements - and is often therefore overlooked.
The key to understanding what’s going on
MARCH 26, 2010
The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. Your editor gets affiliated with some experts to bring you the real story. formal | informal.
The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog
AUGUST 1, 2008
Your insight into the design of eLearning has been so informative and I look forward to each and every new post! What is most important, is that your information is making me a better e-learning professional. I used PowerPoint 2003 and just set the capture area on a blank slide. Tom, Many thanks for this information. Rina : Tom, all your posts are informative and relevant. mousumi : Hey, this is quite an informative article. The Rapid Elearning Blog.
What is Project Based Learning?
SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
I believe that project based learning is ideally suited for adults in corporate training but sadly there is not much information available. Part of the reason why there is not much information available may be that many instructional designers are creating project based lessons but they haven't put any label on it. I am by no means an expert and would love to hear what others have to say about project based learning in the corporate world.
eLearning Cyclops: Signs of Being in e-Learning Hell #eLearningHell
FEBRUARY 20, 2011
Your subject matter expert (SME) tells you the course looks great and has no edits. Your SME tells you that course looks great but key information is incorrect. This is after you received the information directly from them, from manuals they wrote, and after you submitted a story board of which they approved. It has extreme amounts of busy work and many of the assignments ask for the same information in different assignments. Informal learning.