ASTD's Big Question for December 2008: New Learning

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is What did you learn about learning in 2008? Here are a few of the lessons I have learned. Mobile Learning Via Audio Lesson One: If you want to find out how to create effective mobile learning, purchase a Nintendo DS and some educational games. Pedia Palooza Lesson 3: If highly regulated and highly secretive organizations can leverge Social Media for learning, any organization can overcome obstacles and leverage Social Media for Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design? Lessons in Learning, e-Learning, and Training: Perspectives and Guidance for the Enlightened Trainer and Designing World-Class E-Learning : How IBM, GE, Harvard Business School, And Columbia University Are Succeeding At E-Learning These have been very valuable to me in the way I think about how and where elearning can be most effective.

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mLearning Lessons Learned

eLearning Weekly

Read case studies to see how other companies have overcome obstacles and seek out blogs , articles , etc. I’m in an interesting position right now: I get to work on designing our organization’s mobile learning (mLearning) strategy and I get to develop mLearning applications, but things aren’t working 100% as I would’ve imagined. I’m finding there are more roadblocks that I expected and they’re popping up in unusual places.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Monday, January 07, 2008 The Value of Instructional Designers Ive been having on ongoing conversation with other instructional designers as to whether or not we need to have the technical skill sets to actually build the courses we design. Overall, I thought this article was a good read, although I found the title a little misleading. This article focused more on what instructional designers should not be (lone gunmen).

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. [.] January 29th, 2008. Great article. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. I hope your follow-up articles will include recommendations of easy-to-use tools for valid and efficient testing, and tracking of tests/training in the absence of a full-blown LMS. January 29th, 2008.

Storytelling and Instructional Design

Kapp Notes

Here is one idea, have the designer create a lesson entirely in pictures using PowerPoint or some other slide media and force them to "tell the story" to an audience complete with characters, plot and setting--no words on the slides.none. Some related articles A Unique Perspective on Video Games and Storytelling Tell Me a Story __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

Don’t waste your budget on a magic bullet

From the Coleface

In October’s TJ, Tim Drewitt wrote an interesting article about the transfer of learning in the workplace. I never practiced much between lessons so fairly soon my playing standard plateaued (over 80% of my playing time was actually in violin lessons).

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How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Because of this you can assess the learner’s understanding and your ability to communicate the lesson and then make any adjustments on the fly. Oddly, although I analyze my audience extensively and watch my language and sentence structure in order to avoid being misunderstood, I never looked at it quite as Tom presented in this article. message could be to ask students what they have understood from the lesson, once they have received proper input. Good articles here.

Avoiding Virtual World Mistakes

Kapp Notes

Here is a great article highlighting some "lessons learned" for creating a successful virtual world presence called Corporate virtual worlds implode at hyper speed 1) The transition from a traditional web presence to a virtual world presence marks the transition from webpages to web places and a successful virtual presence starts with people. A group of avatars in a corporate virtual world wondering what is going on?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

Friday, February 01, 2008 Online Schooling for the K-12 Set Its not homeschooling, its online schooling. See the article in the New York Times: Online Schooling Grows, Setting Off a Debate Despite enthusiastic support from parents, the schools have met with opposition from some educators, who say elementary students may be too young for Internet learning, and from teachers, unions and school boards, partly because they divert state payments from the online student’s home district.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a (K)nitwit!

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Im a (K)nitwit! These two resources came to mind: For more on the spacing effect, be sure to read this 2006 article by Lars Hyland: Less Learning More Often. Dan Roddy recently shared a link to a great article on tips for writing in a more conversational tone. I havent forgotten those lessons, but the knitting lessons obviously didnt stick. My Predictions for 2008 Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences.

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These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. Thanks for the the well-written article. February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. February 5th, 2008. I think having a lesson level pre-assessment may be the better approach and easier to implement in an LMS. June 6th, 2008.

Game Teaches Life Saving Skills: Accidently

Kapp Notes

The power of games for learning is that they can teach lessons that the learner doesn't even realized she or he has learned until the time comes to apply those skills. As the article states: Paxton Galvanek, a twenty-eight year-old helped rescue two victims from an overturned SUV on the shoulder of a North Carolina interstate. Read the article for yourself at Gamer uses virtual training to save lives or read the Army's version America's Army Medic Training Helps Save a Life.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Correcting the violent video game rhetoric" (CNet.com)

Mark Oehlert

» May 19, 2008 "Correcting the violent video game rhetoric" (CNet.com) I think this is a great piece of writing that unfortunately will probably have to be trotted out and updated every time a new game like GTA IV comes out. This article correctly takes to task people who will vehemently oppose a game having never played it. Posted by: super mario | August 08, 2008 at 04:24 PM The comments to this entry are closed.

Brain Based Learning

eLearning Blender

I read an interesting article titled "Behavioral, Cognitive, or Brain Based Learning" by Paul G. The article discusses how when you are conducting an analysis, not only do you want to look at how the task is completed, but you also want to analyze what the audience is thinking while they are completing the task. I look forward to applying this lesson in my next performance analysis.

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An email of complaint sent to Air India

Jay Cross

jay Jay Cross jaycross.com Internet Time Group Berkeley, California 1.510.528.3105 { 72 comments… read them below or add one } ← Previous Comments Salim Kanani March 31, 2008 at 11:18 pm The following is the reply I got and it sucks. YYZ/COMPL/AI/MAR/08/273 WITHOUT PREJUDICE Dear Mr Kanani, This has reference to our earlier mail of Feb29, 2008 on above subject. 0987192081895-896 Arakkal/Antony Air India Flight 144 Newark (EWR) to Bombay dated April 8, 2008.

An email of complaint sent to Air India

Jay Cross

jay Jay Cross jaycross.com Internet Time Group Berkeley, California 1.510.528.3105 { 72 comments… read them below or add one } ← Previous Comments Salim Kanani March 31, 2008 at 11:18 pm The following is the reply I got and it sucks. YYZ/COMPL/AI/MAR/08/273 WITHOUT PREJUDICE Dear Mr Kanani, This has reference to our earlier mail of Feb29, 2008 on above subject. 0987192081895-896 Arakkal/Antony Air India Flight 144 Newark (EWR) to Bombay dated April 8, 2008.

"Correcting the violent video game rhetoric" (CNet.com)

Mark Oehlert

This article correctly takes to task people who will vehemently oppose a game having never played it. The hard lesson is that people do learn in games but what they learn mainly comes from a personal place - a place constructed by their own experiences, background and mental states. So for me a really telling point in the article that kicked off this little rant, is this: "Blaming video games meant that the shooters were set aside from other violent youth.at

List of e-Learning Job Descriptions

Vignettes Learning

Editors also decide what material will appeal to readers, review and edit drafts of books and articles, offer comments to improve the work, and suggest possible titles. Programmer - Programs e-learning lessons following the storyboard created in the design process. One of the toughest challenges in running an e-learning project is finding the right talent and ensuring they fit into the roles and expectations of the team.

With 1 Sentence John McCain Taught 3 Lessons For You to Remember About Leadership

Learnloft

Despite his unsuccessful run for President in 2008, McCain’s achievements amounted to plenty. A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. There are those who speak about leadership and then, there are those who are leaders. John McCain is the latter. Surviving nearly six years as a Vietnam Prisoner of War, this great American hero went on to serve as Senator of Arizona.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , tutorial My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player by Kevin on May 17th, 2010 Updated: May 21, 2010 – Lesson I: Making Your Own Custom Articulate Player Actually, I started out with hopes of developing my own Articulate Engage Interaction. I’m not new to Flash or HTML, but Dave’s article along with supporting Screenr screencasts inspired me to give it a try.

Do humour and learning mix well?

KnowledgeOne

” In his article Humour and Communication. An article published on the Israeli Ministry’s website summarizes Ziv’s reservations about the systematic use of humour in the classroom: “He concludes that humour is not essential in teaching and is certainly not the most important quality of a good teacher: it should only be used by those who feel comfortable practicing it.” Articles Catherine Meilleur

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Does a sense of community matter in online training?

KnowledgeOne

While we looked at the first three in a previous article , we will explore here the latter. Several studies ( Kehrwald, 2008 ; Dixon, 2010 ; Dixon, 2015 ) link, furthermore, the significant interaction with this feeling of having a “real” exchange with a “real” person. In their article Actively Engaging Students in Asynchronous Online Classes , Shannon A. The architectural elements they propose touch on the social dimension we discuss in this article. A lesson plan ++.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Mashable: Facebook Hacks Its Employees to Teach Lessons on Cyber Attacks. Nicholas Carr wrote a terrific piece in The Atlantic back in 2008 (an eternity in internet time) asking if Google was making us stupid. He noted his own struggles focusing on reading books and lengthy articles in favor of skimming headlines and scanning blog posts for key points. Topic 1: How might real life training exercises like Facebook’s “hackathon” be applied to other industries?

Learning Goals and Objectives in Course Design

learnWorlds

this article, we are going to explore in-depth the role of Learning Goals and Objectives in course design and how to prepare a lesson plan based on them. Learning Objectives are measurable subgoals of a lesson and inform particular learning outcomes. Your choices on learning strategies, lesson material, and instructional activities. Objectives tell the learner how they will be able to know , not merely quess, whether or not they have learned and understood the lesson.

Questions of the Week

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

My problem is I'm not sure how to get the lesson to stop playing while the student checks out the site. as it stands now, the lesson continues to play in the background. Regarding last week's informative article by Jennie Ruby ( Do You Need Both Screen Captions and Voiceover Narration? ). Adobe Captivate: Can I Stop The Presentation From Continuing After a Web Link?

eLearning: Putting it Into Context

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

There are lots of learning situations where these methods would be overkill, but in the ones where it is not (like the medical field), the possibilities are exciting (more on that in a future article). The lesson then needs to be presented in a manner that will help the learner retrieve the information at a later date. Instead of drilling home the point about age of depression on-set, adding the baseball game to the lesson might cause the brain to relate the information to baseball.

Training: Spaced Learning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    In an article first reported in Scientific American in 2005 , R. Douglas These timed patterns formed the basis for a 2008 book by Paul Kelley called Making Minds , in which Kelley used the information reported by Fields to develop and test what he called the Spaced Learning.   In a previous article I wrote about Knowledge Guru and the use of repetition in eLearning. The article explored if the simple act of repetition is the key to learning.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

This is the third in a series of articles that tackle common objections to and arguments against using massive open online courses (MOOCs) for training. Read the previous article: People Don’t Learn as Well Online. To address this issue, let’s start by taking a trip back in time…way back to 2008, when George Siemens and Stephen Downes offered the very first MOOC, a course called “Connectivism and Connected Knowledge.”

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part IV

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In a previous article I referenced studies that state more realistic images are distracting to learners. The image at the right would also be a good way to downplay less than up-to-date technology in a stock photo, keeping the eLearning lesson feeling more fresh. About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George.

10 free compliance training courses

Ed App

This 8-week course covers a lot of territory, including the goals and limitations of financial regulation, reforms due to the 2008 financial crisis, policy tools used to prevent financial instability, and how regulations apply to fintech and the recent COVID pandemic.

Key Factors in MOOC Success, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over a series of two articles, we’ll explore the qualities of good MOOCs, especially as they related to workforce and corporate learning. In this first article, we’ll look at some overarching qualities of good online education, and in the next we’ll examine some more course-specific factors of MOOC success. Udacity learned this lesson the hard way in its pilot program with San Jose State University that took place earlier this year.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

The goal of this article is to explain the hard to point nuances that differentiate traditional content from eLearning content. This term immediately converts your lesson into a game! The RETAIN model, developed in 2008, aptly describes distinguishing features in an eLearning program and their implementation level. Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session. It was the first ever public session for Placeware - a virtual meeting software company that was much later acquired by Microsoft and became Microsoft Live Meeting. Because it was their first ever public session and my first ever online session neither of us knew what we were doing.

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What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. According to Mason and Renniet (2008)*, there are four major benefits of learner-generated content that these tools provide: Users have the tools to actively engage in the construction of their experience, rather than passively absorbing existing content.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Business Casual , October 29, 2008 Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2006 Requirement to Social Learning Adoption #2 - Compatibility - Engaged Learning , February 24, 2009 The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & eLearning Technology , September 15, 2008 5 Easy Tips for Teaching Online Courses - Learning Putty , January 18, 2010 Forums – Day 1 – What is it?

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What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. According to Mason and Renniet (2008)*, there are four major benefits of learner-generated content that these tools provide: Users have the tools to actively engage in the construction of their experience, rather than passively absorbing existing content.

Framing an Economic Recovery Project

Karl Dakin

Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship; Virgil Henry Storr, Stefanie Haeffele-Balch and Laura Grube. Creating Opportunities for Small Businesses in an Economic Recovery; Committee on Small Business, United States House of Representatives (2008). This article was first published on LinkedIn on April 27, 2020 at

Observe the Supreme Court, Become President, Negotiate Peace with Online Games

Kapp Notes

Read an article about the project. O'Connor touts civics lessons via online games Presidential Elections Each party (including a computer-generated third-party) has its own mascot. The game was first created in 2004 but was updated in 2008 for the big US Presidential election. And if you want to learn more about the link between civics games and engaged members of society, check out this article.

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eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In last week's article , I pitted dynamic images and static images against each other and made the generalization that images work best when there is a blend of both static and dynamic. Since budget and time constraints may not allow for a large usage of video and audio in your lesson, this week I'm going to focus on static images and how best to utilize them to promote learning. by AJ George.

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