Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Learning objectives clarify exactly what it is youre trying to teach. 159) The objectives page is one that I always click NEXT to slide right on by.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, January 25, 2008 Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives My recent post on alternatives to listing out learning objectives generated a lot of interest and a good conversation. (

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Wills New Taxonomy for Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Wills New Taxonomy for Learning Objectives Will Thalheimer , along with many other illustrious eLearning professionals, made some great points in the comments of Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objections. Learning objectives are used to guide the attention of the learner toward critical learning messages.

Learning Objectives are Dead Unless You Do CPR - Tip #122

Vignettes Learning

Learning objectives are good as basis for defining what we want to impart to learners. Unfortunately, when we stop there, learners find the learning objectives senseless and as a result, disengage and/or skip the objectives altogether.

Defining Learning Objects. E-Learning Project Lifecycle 5

The E-Learning Curve

The main idea of 'learning objects' is to break educational content down into small chunks that can be reused in various learning environments. Defining Learning Objects. E-Learning Project Lifecycle 5 is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning Cisco learning object reusable information object RIO RLO

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). An ILE is a scalable and flexible learning environment. In other words, facilitate learning.

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Learners are in a State of Readiness - Avoid Rigid Learning Objectives

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Keeping to a rigid sequence in the implementation of the learning process is not a guarantee of a learner’s full attention or comprehension. Find out how you can leverage this to maximize learning that greatly benefit learners. -

Informal Learning - 2010

eLearning Cyclops

Informal learning (a.k.a. social learning) grew immensely in 2009. I think there is little doubt that it will grow further in 2010, but I also expect it to find more of a foothold in corporate training departments where its adoption been a challenge. Now I know there are corporate training departments that have embraced informal learning, but those are the more innovative companies. link] Jane Hart's "From e-Learning to Social Learning."

Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

In the comments section of my previous post, Mike Caulfield kindly pointed me to the article Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network by Jonathan Mott. Mott’s blueprint is the Open Learning Network (OLN). Mine is the Informal Learning Environment (ILE).

One small step for learning objectives, one giant leap for your organisation

Spicy Learning

Most elearning courses begin with a series of learning objectives, and generally these objectives are all stated in a similar form: “Having completed this course, you will be able to….” As we all know, the learning objectives should then continue with a verb. These verbs are nearly always inappropriate for workplace e-learning. Hence the verbs in learning objectives should be about testable choices such as ‘select’ ‘identify and ‘distinguish’.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Learning objects that work!

E-Learning Acupuncture

skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Learning objects that work! Clearly I had some learning to do before October 10th so I can make an informed decision. In addition to an informative website they created a Flash object that did an excellent job in educating me. How do I learn to teach online?

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Sure, other vendors will say you can do that too, but you have to open each object file to get it. Clever and logical features, especially when it comes to emerging technology with e-learning.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010?

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 4

Upside Learning

Lists and explains 5 trends that would be predominant in the LMS and mobile learning domain in the coming year. Children are motivated by learning through play and learn a lot through playing. Best Practices For Using Video In E-Learning.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest. Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?

Reusable cooking objects

Learning with e's

Here at the University of Plymouth we actually have a CETL - a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning - dedicated to Sustainable Futures. We have also seen a movement toward ' reusable learning objects ' (Erm, I have to confess that this has confused the hell out of me.

Notes from Intelligent Content 2010


Home > Instructional Design , Learning Content Management > Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 March 11th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment A couple of weeks ago, Xyleme presented at Intelligent Content conference hosted by the Rockley Group.

Principles for Designing 3D Learning Environments

Kapp Notes

In yesterday’s Train for Success in-world seminar, I was asked about the principles for effective design for 3D learning experiences, here is the list of principles that can be applied to make a 3D Learning Environment (3DLE) successful. Learning is an iterative process.

Talking Instructional Design to Non-Instructional Designers

Bottom-Line Performance

I’m new as a Lessons on Learning blogger. I am NOT a learning designer; I am a marketer, and when I started at BLP, I quickly found out there was a lot about learning that I didn’t understand. As I met with prospects, I realized many of them were just as confused as I was when confronted with “learning speak.&# I learned to talk in language they could understand. Clients REALLY have no clue what it takes to create e-learning.

Creating a good elearning or ILT course: Getting SMEs to think about outcomes

Bottom-Line Performance

Step 2: Define the learning objectives. Now - we don’t tell SMEs that we’re “defining learning objectives,&# but it’s what we do. We will look at each objective we defined and discuss what content has to be included to support it.

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A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

From ‘training’, which was merely considered a passive function in an organization, the emphasis has now shifted towards making learning and talent development an integral part of corporate culture. The Conditionsof Learning – 1965. The birth of e-learning – 1980s.

Cisco’s RIO Strategy: E-Learning Development 6

The E-Learning Curve

Last time, I used very broad strokes to define learning objects: today I want to examine the concept in more detail. Cisco’s RIO Strategy: E-Learning Development 6 is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning Cisco learning object reusable information object RIO RLO

Start and End eLearning Courses with Methods That Facilitate Learning

Integrated Learnings

We know that we should start with something that grabs the learner's attention, but many eLearning courses I've seen begin with a list of learning objectives or a very general introductory paragraph (which isn't very exciting to most learners). By Shelley A. Gable.

Amazon would make a good Instructional Designer

Integrated Learnings

Tailor your learning delivery to a format that will engage them. Offer up what they feel they will need to bring about your learning objective successfully. For more on this, see Pointing to the Five Moments of Learning Need.). By Jay Lambert.

Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#. Rapid E-Learning Course Software. Jelsim - e-learning simulation software – create in java – can be used in corporate, semi target education. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool. Design, manage and deliver online learning activities. Xerte - Open source tools for e-learning developers and designers. E-Learning 24/7.

Are eLearning Standards Necessary?

Integrated Learnings

The company doesn't want a learner to be able to quickly page through the course without taking all the learning paths available. Ability to assign or not assign certain learning objects depending upon person's position. Translation effort will be simpler because some objects will be translated only once and then reused in other courses. The Integrated Learnings: eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services. By Jay Lambert.

Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles

Integrated Learnings

Principle #1: Problem-Centered Learning – Engage learners in solving real-world problems. Principle #2: Activation – Relate learning to previous knowledge and experience. Principle #3: Demonstration – Demonstrate what learners must learn rather than simply telling them.

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Questions I’m no longer answering

Spark Your Interest

And not listing the learning objectives at the beginning of the course. We’re ready to embrace user-generated content as part of our learning architecture. This month’s big question is “What Questions are you no longer asking…&#.

The Right Stuff: Jane on Objectives

Learning Visions

So no surprise when I was doing some reading tonight on developing learning objectives that I stumbled on more Jane wisdom: “So: Before developing the instruction don’t just write objectives. Write the right objectives. Devotees of Bloom’s taxonomy will argue that learner performance like “listing” and “describing” can constitute what he called ”enabling” objectives. I’m on a bit of a Jane Bozarth kick of late. Really.

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Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d

Learning Visions

When Karl Kapp invited me to join the blog book tour for Learning in 3D, he dangled a little carrot in front of me. I get the virtual worlds immersive learning environment thingie. So immersive learning is indeed something people want to do.

So what actually is learning content?

Clive on Learning

Today I sat down, just as I did ten years ago, to write a set of checklists and standards for digital learning content as applied to the workplace. While this was, for me at least, a worthwhile and rewarding experience, and will hopefully be of value when released sometime soon to content developers and purchasers of off-the-shelf content, the process was enormously complicated by the changes that have taken place in the scope and application of digital learning content.

Harvard ManageMentor: Some thoughts in response.

ID Reflections

Preamble Yesterday, I received a note from Harvard Business Publishing with a request to review their article, Our Take on Social Learning Tools. For example, in the Leading and Motivating module, learning happens in the context of the specific learning objective.

Learning Design Principles: Going from Forgettable to Compelling

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve presented twice in the past week on learning design principles with the goal of helping people reach their own conclusion that “telling does not equal learning.&# It contains everything he or she wants to “tell&# the learner with no serious thought as to what business outcome will be achieved or what laerning objectives might link to that business outcome. Principle 3: We can only learn what we remember – and we need LOTS of help!

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My first foray into the Big Question

Spark Your Interest

Learning Circuits blog posts a question each month to generate discussion. Also, ‘member when we all talked about learning objects. How can we effectively work and learn in an information snacking world?

Building a 3D Environment? Consider these Design Principles and Questions

Kapp Notes

Here is a table from Learning in 3D (shown below) that describes many different design considerations and the associated questions you want to ask when building a 3D learning experience. Design Principle Key Questions To Consider Instructionally Grounded § Is the learning intervention addressing a vetted business need? § Are the learning objectives optimized to address the business need? §

A Fresh Look At Levels of Custom eLearning Solutions

Upside Learning

In my opinion, these levels are more about multimedia development rather than the learning design/strategy. They are in no way linked to the learning value of the program. Multimedia development is a secondary aspect of learning strategy, not the strategy itself.

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Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. academia

Learning Visions

Apparently, it’s Karl Kapp month here on Learning Visions! Corporate situation (learning vs. training) vs. academic: Good faculty members in academic are trying to make learners think differently about subject. Similarities in corporate vs. academic: Both need goals, objectives instructional strategies instructional sequence Corporate -- ‘5 things you need to know about this policy” Assessment – how are they different in corporate vs. academic?