Value Added Moodle?

Moodle Journal

Keen as I always am to make use of our vle for course delivery, I am also very keen to find evidence on its effectiveness with regard to student outcomes. Our adoption and increasing use of the Moodle vle has further allowed us to explore a variety of teaching methods, that facilitate our students the opportunity for personalisation, to extend their learning beyond the traditional physical boundaries and time constraints of class based lectures.

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Definitions: ABCD Objectives

Kapp Notes

Here is how to create an effective Learning Objective. While objectives can be stated and developed using a variety of techniques, one of the most effective methods is to state an objective using the ABCD format The ABCD format is an acronym representing the words, audience, behavior, condition, and degree. A behavior like “understand how to sell a product” is not effective because “understanding” is difficult to measure.

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Q&A - eLearning Standards Especially SCORM

Tony Karrer

6, 2006: Judy Brown has left her long time position, but the good news is that she is writing a blog - SCORM Watch. David J McClelland shares his experiences and a standard troubleshooting method for SCORM content in his blog. Now that I posted about Better Questions for Learning Professionals , I've been receiving questions via email from a variety of people. That's great! I like getting interesting questions. Some of them I just respond with an email.

Design: Behaviorism Has It’s Place

Kapp Notes

In fact, I think the best representation of the effectiveness of behaviorism is Las Vegas, if slots machines are not classic Stimulus-Response-Reward…then nothing is. For mission critical items, we cannot write an objective like: The nuclear technician, upon encountering a meltdown of the primary reactor will use a discovery method to explore possible options for stopping the meltdown.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Personalized training is a powerful and effective approach that assesses an individual’s. organizations—even though it was much more effective than. techniques, deliver an extremely effective adaptive microlearning solution. OttoLearn provides several methods of instructional.

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

Providing environments, tools and processes that encourage informal learning, knowledge sharing of effective practices and stimulate innovation. Open space methods, creating forums and 'Ba' for trusted exchanges, blogging and informal wikis may help. Great post by Denham Grey - Perennial KM issues that are very similar to the core problems that we deal with in eLearning: How to speed learning, increase awareness and share experiences.

Choosing Media - Push vs. Pull - Part 1 of Many

Tony Karrer

Given my list of media choices, I then generally think about media in terms of Kinds of teaching methods available given the media and its fit to my goals, learning design, etc. RSS Feeds (including Blogs) - I personally have not seen a company where enough individuals are using RSS readers to make this effective, but in a couple of years this is going to be important because of its unique place in between push and pull.

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Breakthrough eLearning: Year-End Reflections

Breakthrough eLearning

And the end of 2006 is also the end of eLearn Campus fourth year in existence. But in the end, if someone is not ready to believe that an alternative training method can produce results, it is no use banging your head against the wall.

Convergence Learning

The Learning Circuits

Yet, it does not require strictly formalized learning methods.

Breakthrough eLearning: Doing vs. Knowing

Breakthrough eLearning

We obviously struck a chord, as it appears that gaming and simulations are getting a lot of attention these days as methods for making education and training more engaging.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 4/15/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Is organizational effectiveness and diversity enrichment enhanced by MBTI? Corporations should determine whether their commitment to multiculturalism is enhanced or hindered by these methods of profiling. What's Noteworthy on Learners, Learning & Schooling - McRel. Schools operating within the industrial age model of education do not provide working and learning environments that support the autonomous and independent contributions befitting life in an information age society.

Effective Learning – Musings from the UnConference

Learning Cafe

This blog post is a summary of the “ Effective Learning ” stream of the Learning Cafe UnConference which was led by Bob Spence. Bob argued that the accountability for learning effectiveness does not rest with the learning and development function solely. Effective Learnin

Learning Thursday #4: Is Constructivism an Effective Approach to Instructional Design?

Adobe Captivate

Last October, I posted a list of articles related to constructivism and the effective use of technology, games and gamification within the learning environment. One of our colleagues, Scott Weersing , suggested the below article that challenges the use of constructivism and related teaching methods. 2006). After reading the article, please add a comment with your thoughts on one (or all) of these questions: Do you feel constructivism is an effective learning approach?

A List of Brain-based Strategies to Create Effective eLearning

SHIFT eLearning

There is a simple way to design effective eLearning courses about any subject: brain-based learning. Much of the time, eLearning instructors are unaware that they are hindering the learning process through ineffective training methods and inappropriate design. 2006).

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It's the method, not the medium

Clive on Learning

2006, a meta-analysis of 96 studies) refutes Nielsen's point. It's the instructional method, not the delivery medium, that makes the difference. When web-based instruction and classroom instruction that have similar methods (feedback, practice, etc.) This is interesting to me, because I've long thought that method and medium are often confused as concepts when the pros and cons of technology-assisted learning are being argued.

Is this thing on? Tips for measuring course effectiveness and return on investment

Obsidian Learning

Tips for measuring course effectiveness and return on investment on Obsidian Learning. To answer these questions, we’ll look at several ways you can measure the quality and effectiveness of the learning activities you develop: Pre-delivery quality check. 2006).

Using Design Thinking To Create Better Custom eLearning Solutions

Adobe Captivate

Design thinking is a recent phenomenon in the world of eLearning and it is a method that combines empathy, ideation, and problem-solving of complex and undefined problems. 2006, The cognitive artifacts of designing, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)


Virtual instructor-led training (vILT) is quickly gaining traction as classroom training’s more cost-effective, less disruptive but equally effective cousin. Bonus : Embrace these virtual instructor-led training best practices to make your virtual training engaging and effective. #2:

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

Im not just thinking about the gadgets and the gizmos that you use or the instructional design "method" behind the process (e.g., Things might get a bit silly with all that snapping, but I bet its effective.

Going Beyond the Microlearning Fad Effect - Tip #161

Vignettes Learning

Deloitte (2017) , Mckinsey (2017) , and Bersin (2017) report that organizations are significantly slowing down purchases of LMSs, and are now looking for alternative solutions to help workers and learners learn faster, more effectively, and at reduced costs. 2006).

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

A similar position was expressed by Kopper (2006) on the personalization of content, judging that it should be able to adapt according to the preferences, pre-existing knowledge and the needs of the fortune tellers. 2006).

Manage Cognitive Load in Digital Learning

B Online Learning

CLT is “a universal set of instructional principles and evidence-based guidelines that offer the most efficient methods to design and deliver instructional environments in ways that best utilise the limited capacity of working memory” (Clark et. al, 2006, p.342). 2006).

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. Evaluation is the key component of any e-Learning course or program that focuses on continuous improvement.

Weekly Bookmarks (9/19/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Spaced education improves the retention of clinical knowledge by medical students: a randomised controlled trial – Kerfoot – 2006 – Medical Education – Wiley Online Library Annotated. Science Links Japan | The Durability of the Effect of an Optimal Spaced Learning Methode, the Modified Low-First Method: Demonstration and Development of a Predictive Model. Abstract of neuroscience research attempting to determine why spaced learning is effective.

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. A PowerPoint is not an effective means of e-learning, although one person told me what did a PPT have to do with any of this?

Opioids and the American Workforce: Evidence Based Study

Your Training Edge

According to Mark Schweitzer, Cleveland Fed senior vice president, “What we see is substantial effects for prime-age men and women.” That is the area of the population that is seeing the biggest effects from the opioid epidemic. This is being done from the time frames 2006 through 2016.

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#ASTDTK14 Slides and Resources

Kapp Notes

Five Gaming Elements for Effective eLearning. 2006). Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors.

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Learning and Emotion


When Pluto was downgraded from its status as a “planet” to a “dwarf planet” in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union, do you remember how you felt?

Spaced Repetition Apps Are the New 3×5: Futuristic Flashcards and Microlearning


That’s right, folks: the least sexy learning method in the world is getting a makeover. million times since it was launched in 2006, including 850,000 installations in the past 12 months,” at $24.99 It’s easier to space repetition with microlearning than with any other learning method.

Re-imaging Instructor Led Classroom Learning – Letting a good thing go, too easily?

Learning Cafe

This is down from 65% in 2006. The main drivers for the increasing use of technology based learning have been, cost effectiveness and scalability of “tick & flick” online compliance courses. Thu, August 7, 2014 12 – 1 PM , Register.

Blended Learning: Things to Think About

Actio Learning

Learner Experience Across Modalities: A Learning Leader Challenge Measure what matters: Identify measurements and design methods from the beginning and be selective – not everything needs to be measured. The Handbook of Blended Learning, 2006, p.

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#ASTDNY Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

2006). Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors. Standing with ASTDNY banner.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

2006). Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors.

Research to Practice: Games and Simulations

Kapp Notes

2006). Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors. Here is some information I compiled for my presentation at CSTD based on some studies.

TrainingMagazine Network Presentation Resources: Interactivity, Games and Gamification: Creating Engaged Learners

Kapp Notes

2006). Proceedings of PRESENCE 2006: The 9th Annual International Workshop on Presence. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors. Gave a presentation today to the fine folks involved with TrainingMagazine Network.