Breakthrough eLearning: Reflections on Learning 2005

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Tuesday, November 08, 2005 Reflections on Learning 2005 I attended the Learning 2005 conference last week, along with about 1,500 others in the training field. If it is time to perform, it is too late to practice."

Bottom-Line Performance, Roche Diagnostics Receive LTEN “Partnership” Award

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance, Inc. ” The “Partnership” award category was especially appropriate, as BLP and Roche have partnered since 2005 to create solutions that support customer training, product launches, safety & compliance, and more. “We About Bottom-Line Performance.

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Training is NOT Snakeoil

The Learning Circuits

This is because training has both a direct and indirect effect upon the organization: The direct effect is that employees have the skills and competencies they need to do their jobs.

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Summary of Original Snake Oil Comments

The Learning Circuits

Frank said,” Most trainers/teachers want to be a star, standing in front of a class, no matter how effective it is. Initially, the thought of summarizing the 60 comments that came in reaction to Sam Adkins' Snake Oil post was daunting. But the reality turned out to be a joy.

Summary of Original Snake Oil Post

The Learning Circuits

But the now expected performance metrics to demonstrate the value of training were hard or impossible to develop. The sole measure of training's effectiveness in the corporate setting, according to Adkins, "is rated on whether you save or make money (or both) for the company.

Sometime I Feel Like a Dine-Oh-Saur

The Learning Circuits

Effective organizations are running at warp speed in a global and fiercely competitive environment. Consider blended approaches, online assessments and self-assessments, performance support, informal learning, knowledge management, communities of practice, and captology.

Workflow learning vs. the "me-focus" culture

The Learning Circuits

It reminds me of the mid-to-late 1990s when I was promoting online learning to a resistant training community, who could not believe that anyone would prefer a computer to a classroom, or that any online learning could be as effective as that delivered by a trainer. Or do you abdicate and wait for a bottom-up worker-driven evolution that effectively bypasses formal learning systems? The idea of workflow learning is surprisingly controversial.

Food, Apple, and learning

The Learning Circuits

Full Spectrum Warrior is effective and engaging, but companies aren't racing out to buy X-boxes and build immersive 3D simulations of their own. The latest e-Learning Forum meeting described a performance support solution that was done in a few months on a very modest budget, but which is giving the sponsoring business a major boost.) What do a fantastic meal and the iPod have to teach us about learning? I believe they both have valuable lessons to teach us about scoping our work.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 4/10/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

April 10, 2005. Performance: Workforce needs polish, U.S. In an age of e-mails, databases and online catalogues, two heads may no longer be better than one, according to new ESRC-sponsored research into the effects of information overload. businesses declare. As lawmakers and educators struggle to improve high schools in the U.S., businesses and labor unions say they are alarmed that even job seekers with a diploma can't function in the workplace.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/01/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

The qualities that make an effective leader have two distinct perspectives: what followers look for and what research from the past few decades has shown. The effects of high-stakes testing on curriculum, instruction, school personnel, and student achievement studies performed by Nichols, Glass, & Berliner. Distributed Leadership in the E-Learning Organization - Stephen Downes.

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Breakthrough eLearning: The Kinds of Breakthroughs That Are Needed

Breakthrough eLearning

breakthrough from seeing eLearning as a technology issue to focus first on performance improvement and organizational results , then look at which technologies will help get you there So I hope that this blog can be an ongoing conversation about ways that people are making breakthoughs in eLearning.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/05/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Effective corporate IT training: Bursting the e-learning bubble. Performance: When looking isn't seeing: Is cockpit design flawed? Reducing the number of objects in a display appears to have no general effect on perceptual performance. Indeed, in many cases, this adversely affects performance. Humans, by nature, learn best through social interaction - a critical element removed by e-learning. Training inspires loyalty.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 5/28/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Despite the growing recognition that innovation is the only sustainable source of growth, competitive advantage, and new wealth, fewer than 25 percent of companies believe innovation performance is where it needs to be if they are to be successful in the competitive marketplace. How do you frame your pictures for maximum effect? How to be a Good Learner. PowerPoint Slides and MP3 Audio on Stephen Downes' survey of the three major characteristics of good learning behavior.

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Rapid e-Learning: Increasing Speed of Development, Reducing Cost and Meeting e-learners' Needs

Vignettes Learning

How do I work effectively with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to obtain content? Special Issue, 120-Page Article This article presents a series of strategies and tactics which help you answer these questions: How do I respond to rapid business needs for e-Learning? How do I decide which approach can dramatically increase the speed of development and how do I calculate the returns? What strategy ensures that the software meets rapid development and cost objectives? And many more topics.

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Future Trends in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Learning & Training: The Year Ahead Jan 5, 2005 By: Ron Zamir LTI Magazine The changing learner and the quality of training According to the Municipal Research & Services Center in Seattle, "For the first time in history, there will be four generations in the work force. Dave Chalk Connected » c lick for article (offline) In January 2003, the International Data Corporation (IDC) predicted that web-based training in the US will total $18 billion in 2005, up from $4.2

Reflections Impact Performance

Vignettes Learning

A growing number of studies actually linked reflection to better performance. In this tip, I will talk about the relationship between reflection and performance. For organizations, production is dependent on performance. Learning by Thinking: How Reflection Aids Performance.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

We should consider how to measure the effectiveness of that investment. Learning does not necessarily equal improved performance. Kirkpatrick & Kirkpatrick (2005) suggest that placing a dollar value on the benefits of training for non-skills-related topics is impossible.

Summary of a Literture Review on The Effectiveness of Instructional Games by Robert Hays

Kapp Notes

In 2005, Robert T. It is an expansive look at the literature on the effectiveness of games for learning up until the year 2005. Although research has shown that some games can provide effective learning for a variety of learners for several different tasks (e.g.,

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce


This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. Most importantly, it will help reduce your training costs, but accelerate organizational performance.



This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. Most importantly, it will help reduce your training costs, but accelerate organizational performance.

The Neuroscience of Self-directed Learning

CLO Magazine

There are two parts to being able to clone your people: the ability to reverse engineer the top performers to really understand what makes them extraordinary, and the ability to quickly and efficiently develop others to think and act like those top performers.

Spaced Practice: How to Use Refresher Training to Improve Worker Performance

Convergence Training

The spacing effect. And we typically lose that new information or the ability to perform those skills very quickly. Facilitating effective learning experiences that help people learn, remember, and later apply knowledge and skills. The human brain is amazing.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In most organizations, performance measurement still focuses on celebrating the “lone wolf” individuals who they count on to find just the right data to inform great innovation and accomplishment. Focus on building dynamic team effectiveness versus building individual knowledge and skills.

The Learning Side of Sears

CLO Magazine

Nguyen is the vice president of learning and performance at Sears Holdings Corp. Sears Holdings, which was founded in 2005 after Kmart bought Sears, Roebuck and Co., It’s really about giving people goals and quantifying their performance against that goal.”.

Key principles to consider when designing eLearning courses - Technology meets Education

It is important to note that distance learning programs require thorough planning (Bates, 2005). Finally, it is important to provide immediate feedback to the user as well as record one’s performance (Bush & Mott, 2009). 2005).

Introduction to Evaluation in e-Learning


Evaluation enables us to: determine the quality, effectiveness, and continuous improvement of the e-Learning, understand the pros and cons of the e-Learning courses or programs, and make improvements. Effectively Evaluating Online Learning Programs John Sener describes how to effectively create an evaluation process for online learning programs. The project took place between 2002 and 2005 and was sponsored by the European Commission Leonardo da Vinci programme.

CSU Resources

Kapp Notes

It’s effective from a learning perspective and really engages students. Action) Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics Scott Freemana,1, Sarah L. 2005) Application of the testing and spacing effects to name learning.

3 Tips for Integrating Humour into Teaching


The goal is to have fun, so don’t put pressure on yourself to “perform” and trust yourself instead. Foll, 2007; Garner, 2005; Guégan, 2008; Ziv, 1979; Rißland and Gruntz-Stoll, 2009.

Random Thoughts on Passive Learning and Lectures

Kapp Notes

2005). I recently came across a study called Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics written by a host of researchers, Scott Freemana,1, Sarah L. This quote got me thinking this morning.

Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

It was developed to define the journey for the L&D transformation – centralising standards and processes, building a consistent performance consulting approach, strengthening governance, and then ‘federalising’ to provide the autonomy needed for agility, responsiveness and sustainability.

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Constructivism And Behaviorism In Designing Online Learning Programs - Technology meets Education

The student is individually assessed and controlled if his behaviors and performances can state that he has acquired the new knowledge according to the criteria the teacher has set the right response (Weegar & Pacis, 2012). 2005). Table of Contents. Behaviorism. Constructivism.

ILT Trainers– Are you leaving something on the table?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

The way learning is delivered directly impacts performance and retention. ILT will work best if it is part of a blended learning program that supplements ILT with eLearning, making it a more cost-effective, and hence, justified proposition. Cost-Effective and Easily Scalable.

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How Fantasy Elements Improve the Learning Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

Parker & Lepper , 1992; Asgari & Kaufman , 2004; Habgood , Ainsworth , & Benford , 2005). Fantasy checks out as an effective approach for teaching children, but what about adult learning?

Spaced Retrieval, Retrieval Practice, and Knowledge Guru: What Research Tells Us

Knowledge Guru

Retrieval Practice alone can provide improved recall performance by as much as 10-20%. [2] 2] When combined with Spaced Retrieval the effect is multiplied. Ideally, the time between the learning events is greater than 24 hours, but shorter times have also been found to be effective.

How Does Gen Z Differ from Millennials When It Comes to Corporate Training?

Your Training Edge

Now that graduation season is coming to a close, more Gen Zer’s (people born between 1995 and 2005) are hitting the job market with their new diplomas.

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