Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014. Almost all of that is helping clients use Moodle more effectively. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning.

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Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014

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I’m sure by now you’ve seen all kinds of predictions on what elearning is going to look like in 2014. So I have tried to put together how the business of elearning might behave in 2014. Prediction: Localization of content will be a strong business driver for elearning companies in 2014.

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Best eLearning Resources of 2014

eLearning Brothers

We can’t believe 2014 is coming to a close. If you happened to meet with us personally at an eLearning Conferences this year, you know that we released tons of great eLearning products in 2014: eLearning Stock. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective eLearning Designers.

Kapp ASTD 2014 (ATD) Slides and Notes

Kapp Notes

Had a great time at ASTD 2014 this year (now known as ATD-Association of Talent Development). 8 Types of Stories to Effect Change. Had a wonderful audience for my session. Orange of course gets accolades throughout the land!! Blue…better luck next time.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

We believe that 2014 will see more powerful changes, owing to the maturing and convergence of some of these technologies. If 2013 was a year of ‘contemplations’, 2014 will be a year of ‘decisions’! e-Learning Forecasts for 2014. Gamification is all set to pick up speed in 2014.

2014 DOE Symposium Conference Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are my resources for the 2014 DOE Symposium Conference. 8 Types of Stories to Effect Change. Here are the slides from the Keynote and Breakout sessions. Here is some additional information. Articles and Blog Entries of Interest. Storytelling and Instructional Design.

2014 - A Rambling Retrospective

ID Reflections

I had intended to go through 2014 a little differently from the earlier years. Overall, 2014 has been a good year. I have meandered and rambled a bit in this post.ruminating and thinking aloud in part as I analyse and summarize the year that is coming to a close.

Knowledge Guru Platform Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards

Knowledge Guru

BLP and ExactTarget also won a bronze award for Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning in the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning awards earlier this year, bringing our total to three Brandon Hall Awards for the 2014.

Making Learning Games Effective: 5 ways of ensuring that players LEARN

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Contrary to entertainment games, where the production costs have to be huge to produce the desired gaming experience, learning games can be made effective by employing strategies that are not cost prohibitive.

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Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

And a 2014 McKinsey survey amplified this. programs as “somewhat effective” or better. that it simply provides a scalable and cost- effective way to drive outcomes similar.

November 3, 2014 - How to Organize ELearning Content Effectively with JoomlaLMS

JoomlaLMS

How to Organize ELearning Content Effectively with JoomlaLMS. With the courses becoming more complex, content becoming more informative and the structure itself confusing the question of effective information overload management appears. With the course of time many eLearning course developers face the problem of expanding materials’ base and a necessity to organize the data.

September 30, 2014 - How to Create an Effective eLearning Course Without Extra Effort?

JoomlaLMS

How to Create an Effective eLearning Course Without Extra Effort? The rest looks for alternative means of creating cost effective training courses and today’s post highlights such techniques. More and more companies realize the need of investing money, time and effort into staff training, however, the number of businesses that can allocate a considerable part of their budgets to employee training programs is extremely small.

Bottom-Line Performance Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards for its Knowledge Guru Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

BLP and ExactTarget also won a bronze award for Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning in the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning awards earlier this year, bringing our total to three Brandon Hall Awards for the 2014.

Donald L. Kirkpatrick, 1924 - 2014

The Performance Improvement Blog

I always had tremendous respect for the man who simply wanted to help individuals and organizations become more effective. The field of training and development lost one of the great ones on May 9 th when Donald L. Kirkpatrick died.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

And a 2014 McKinsey survey amplified this. programs as “somewhat effective” or better. that it simply provides a scalable and cost- effective way to drive outcomes similar.

Origin Learning Wins the 2014 Chief Learning Officer Gold Award for Excellence in Social Learning

Origin Learning

Origin Learning , a leading providers of eLearning , Mobile Learning and Social Learning Solutions , has won GOLD at the prestigious 2014 edition of the Chief Learning Officer award ceremony held at Carlsbad, California.

Designing An Effective Elearning Content Strategy

Origin Learning

Designing an effective elearning strategy involves communicating all the training material to employees in a way that best appeals to their learning psychology.

9 Effective Instructional Design Tactics

LearnDash

Effective online (or offline) instructional design is a critical component to improving learning retention. Cooperative Learning - Grouping learners results in a positive effect on overall learning.

See the Results from Our 2014 Learning and Remembering Survey

Bottom-Line Performance

The results provide a snapshot of the type of knowledge employees need to remember most to be effective in their jobs… and the challenges that make it difficult to train them on this knowledge.

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Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

As 2014 comes to a close, your head just might be swimming with plans, mandates and ideas for the coming year. Some of our most popular articles in 2014 were really case studies of successful eLearning projects. eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014 .

June 25, 2014 - How Does Rapid eLearning Work?

JoomlaLMS

However, eLearning software is just a small piece of eLearning mechanism intended for tailoring successful and effective eLearning. How Does Rapid eLearning Work? Being LMS developers we are interested in delivering the best possible eLearning experience for our customers. Besides Learning Management System there are such aspects as audience and industry knowledge, learning incentive, course content, design and strategy.

September 15, 2014 - How to Get Students to JoomlaLMS Classroom?

JoomlaLMS

To manage classroom effectively first of all you need to bring students to the classroom! How to Get Students to JoomlaLMS Classroom? A new semester has just started and if you are a teacher you have a lot of stuff to do on the agenda, especially if you are a distant learning beginner. However, users, classroom and task management, performance assessment, students and parents’ engagement etc. have no sense if your online classroom is empty, right?

July 31, 2014 - Foster Quick Learners using LMS

JoomlaLMS

The constantly changing environment forces employers to search for sharp, savvy and quick-witted employees with the ability to learn new things quickly and effectively. Foster Quick Learners using LMS. We have recently highlighted Rapid eLearning technique aimed at saving eLearning developer’s time. Today we decided to take a look at eLearning course development from students’ side and to recommend some techniques you can use to ensure quick learning. eLearning

Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

Origin Learning

The gamification trend has picked up quite well because of its effectiveness in training, so it is here to stay. A 2013 Accenture survey on Skills and Employment Trends revealed that a large skills gap exists in most businesses.

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Knowledge Guru Platform Wins 2014 Brandon Hall Award

Knowledge Guru

BLP and ExactTarget’s win was announced on September 10th, 2014. ExactTarget’s employees, resellers and partners played the game to gain mastery over mobile terminology and product features and benefits – mastery that is critical to effectively selling and supporting a product.

Learning Solutions 2014 Conference Takeaways

dVinci Interactive

I recently had an exciting opportunity to attend the 2014 Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. Case studies are effective stories that support training in all fields and give the learner a chance to apply what they’re learning. Gamification, storytelling, and subscription learning were just a few of the trends featured at the Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. The post Learning Solutions 2014 Conference Takeaways appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions.

7 Habits of Effective Ed Tech Teachers

LearnDash

All that said, it takes more than tools and technology for effective learning. The infographic below, designed by Mark Bates , displays seven habits of highly effective teachers, and how the techniques they use to get the most out of education technology.

Tips for Creating Effective Quizzes

LearnDash

Besides not making your questions too easy, here are some other tips for making effective questions in your quizzes: Multiple Choice. One of the easiest ways to add some interactivity into any elearning course is to use knowledge checks and quizzing.

8 Story Types to Effect Change

Kapp Notes

He indicates that these types of stories can be used by leaders to effect change. Here are eight story types by author and storyteller Stephen Denning.

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E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Classic experimental design is based on two hypotheses: the null hypothesis, in which the treatment has no effect; and the alternative hypothesis, in which the treatment has an effect.

Principles of Effective Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Every principle might not be right for your specific situation, but as a general rule, they make for a more effective learning experience. 23 Principles of Effective Learning 1. The post Principles of Effective Learning appeared first on Social Learning Blog. The list of principles below is by no means a complete list (if I’m missing any, please share them in the comments).

3 Ways to Create Effective ELearning

LearnDash

One question that many people ask is, “how do you create effective elearning”? The effectiveness of any elearning program is dependent on a variety of factors. If you are just starting off in the elearning industry, creating your first course is a way of passage.

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

Now, rather than writing more details about the actual DevLearn conference sessions and what have you, I’m going to let out a Learning Rebel Yell and instead address one specific thing I thought was profound at DevLearn 2014: the conference app! It was, in effect, its own backchannel.

4 Ways to entice the Unwilling Learner: Solutions for effective learning

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Utilizing more than one platform of learning is a sure-shot way of increasing the effectiveness of training. ‘Human beings are born to learn and learning is what they are better at than any other species’.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective eLearning Designers

eLearning Brothers

The job of an eLearning Graphic designer is to create user interfaces and user experience design effectively. So, consider using the 7 Habits of Highly Effective eLearning Designers: 1. Brief or quick meetings make it hard to communicate effectively.

Getting more out of Learning Videos: Four ways of Jazzing-up plain-vanilla videos

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Video-based learning is effective because of several reasons. With advancement in technology, videos have raised the ranks in terms of visual appeal and effectiveness. There is a lot that can be done to transform a regular plain-vanilla video into an effective learning tool.

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