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Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

Origin Learning

The figures clearly show that formal training is quickly being replaced by innovative online methods of knowledge and skill building. Here we have compiled a list of the current ways in which workplace learning is being imparted: 1. Mobile Learning. The increasing millennial population is driving the demand for learning on the go, because companies must cater to their learning styles, if they are to fully tap the potential of this techno savvy generation.

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Still Too Much Reliance on Instructor-Led, Event-Based Employee Training

The Performance Improvement Blog

According to the 2013 State of the Industry report from ASTD , instructor-led programs continue to be the primary method for training and developing employees. elearning), the predominant method is still sage-on-the-stage. Given that only 15% to 20% of the participants in these programs will end up applying their learning to achieving the strategic goals of their organizations and ASTD estimates $164.2 In this kind of culture, learning from action is highly valued.

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Reflections on 15 years

Clark Quinn

For Inside Learning & Technologies 50th edition, a number of us were asked to provide reflections on what has changed over the past 15 years. As an end of year piece, I have permission to post that article here: 15 years ago, I had just taken a step away from academia and government-sponsored initiatives to a new position leading a team in what was effectively a startup. I was excited about the prospect of taking the latest learning science to the needs of the corporate world.

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Let’s get rid of the instructional designers!

E-Learning Provocateur

In educational situations, for example, the expert designer may analyse the target audience, identify their preferred learning styles, and perhaps run a pretest. Emancipatory design dispenses with the role of the expert designer and elevates the role of the users, so that in effect they are the designers. The active involvement of an expert designer is critical in guiding the design process and driving the work towards an efficient and effective outcome.

10 “Super” Instructional Design Skills

LearnDash

Generally speaking, a good instructional designer is someone who can take information and present in a way that effectively changes (or reinforces) a particular behavior or way of thinking. The inforgraphic below lists 10 skills that every instructional designer should have in order to be successful and effective. Passion for Learning - Being interested in graphic design is not enough. You will need a passion for learning in order to find success in instructional design.

8 Ways to Develop an E-Learning Mindset

Origin Learning

E-Learning is the use of electronic media such as videos, audios, presentations and online content created using the effective use of technological tools in learning and teaching. Although there are various linguistically restrictive terms for E-Learning (for example, Computer Based Instruction, Internet Based Training, Virtual Learning , Flexible Learning, etc.), E-Learning is about imparting knowledge using the relevant tool. Learning.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #12 Training for Millennials

Your Training Edge

places to learn and then move on), work-life balance (they believe balance is important), and the place of technology (they grew up with technology and much of their educational and social lives is already spent online). As the Allen Communications website puts it: “As learning professionals, we know we have to keep up with our audiences or be left behind. We also hear that Millennials bring an interactive learning style, fluency with new technology, and a sharing culture….Success

Do We All Learn the Same Way?

eFront

The different learning styles as a concept started gaining pace ever since the term and idea behind it was first introduced in the mid 70’s. We Learn Best in Different Ways. Today, it is only too obvious that we don’t all share the same learning mechanisms, and while it may be impractical to apply this to the everyday classroom environment, it has certainly influenced the direction, in which online learning is developing. The 7 Basic Styles of Learning.

I Believe in the Inverse Relationship Between Experience and the Value of Formal Learning

Tom Spiglanin

If Learning and Development organizations (or anyone, for that matter) are going to facilitate learning in the changing workplace, it’s vitally important to understand how employees actually learn. To be clear, I’m not talking about learning styles or preferences, nor am I making assumptions about attention spans or preferences for the format of information. ” moment came during a conference session on mobile learning led by Clark Quinn.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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CLIVE SHEPHERD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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TOP 10 COMPETENCIES OF A GAMIFIED LEARNING DESIGNER

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes. However, some of the shifts may require us to move beyond the traditional definitions of ‘learning’. Gamified learning is one such major revolution that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’.

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Pros and Cons of Blended Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Blended Learning is a term used to describe the way eLearning is being combined with traditional classroom methods and independent study. A blended learning approach ensures that the learner is engaged and driving his/her individual learning experience. In addition, since difference students have unique learning styles, a blended approach is more likely to cater to those needs. Collaborative learning experiences.

9 Psychological Facts That Will Make Your Online Courses Better

TalentLMS

The human brain is a vast sea of complex methods and processes, however, understanding the most basic fundamentals of how we process and retain information can help make your online courses 100 times better than you ever imagined. Humans Learn Through Spaced Practice & Retention Although this aspect of learning is often left behind in the fast-paced world of work and technology, it is nearly impossible to learn something and remember it from that day on.

3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning

TalentLMS

One of the biggest benefits of e-learning is the flexibility it offers, learners anywhere around the world can all become a part of the same course and learning community. With all of this flexibility and the ability to cater to each learner’s preferred learning style, most e-learning course strategies are divided into what is known as synchronous and asynchronous learning categories. What is Synchronous Learning?

How to Add Video to eLearning on a Budget

Mindflash

Video can enhance learning retention by accommodating multiple learning styles, including aural, visual, verbal, and even kinesthetic learning styles. Need to learn something quickly and without fuss? to better manage the learning experience. It’s a great way to involve everyone in the learning conversation and add to organizational knowledge growth. As we all know, the act of creating content yourself fosters learning.

How to Weave Hard Facts and Emotions into your eLearning Lessons

Vignettes Learning

In his article on learning instincts he argues that human beings have an innate instinct (nature) to learn and develop skills necessary for us to survive and flourish. Professor Fitch explains that what and how we learn is both instinctive and rational. We need both of these to complete our learning. Looking Back: Learners and how stories touch them Remember what we have learned in the previous chapters. Set-up Methodical What exactly is this?

Where eLearning is Headed: How to Get From Here to There

SHIFT eLearning

It is changing and will continue to change the way we communicate with learners, the way we design courses, how we learn and teach. 1) No Student is An Island, Learning is Social. E nvironments that make effective use of communication technologies to connect learners in meaningful ways and include relevant and authentic learning activities are the most likely to succeed (Herrington, Reeves, & Oliver, 2010). Active Learning Techniques Becoming the New Norm.

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning

TalentLMS

Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. But we do realize that real-time e-learning experience is not always an option. For those of you who don’t want to set time limits for your learners, we harvested 10 must-read articles about asynchronous learning. What does Asynchronous Learning mean?

Why Flipped Learning Can’t Replace Good Teaching

Magic EdTech

Flipped learning is a well-established approach to education that has been trending upward for more than a decade. In a flipped learning classroom, students learn basic content at home through videos of lectures and/or reading assignments. This then allows the teacher to have a more flexible classroom time dedicated to in-depth exploration of subject matter through discussions, experimentation and/ or hands-on learning. Often, the best way to learn is to teach.

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Learning Myths

Convergence Training

Well, the sad fact is that the training/learning and development worlds aren’t immune to these kind of urban myths embedded into their own professional beliefs and practices, either. In fact, many people have mistaken ideas about what training methods are truly effective and which ones are just–well, bunk or even marketing hype. In a future article, we’ll write about some solid, evidence-based training methods that DO improve learning.

Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

TechSmith Camtasia

He teaches both undergraduate and graduate educational technology courses in the Department of Teaching and Learning. Michael wrote a fantastic book on communication and learning through screencasts called PowerCasts – Creating Dynamic PowerPoint Screencasts with Camtasia Studio. He has also been published on The Educause Review twice, for articles titled Screencasting to Engage Learning and Creating a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia Studio. 2014).

Time for a clearout of urban myths

Clive on Learning

While I am looking forward to sharing my views on how learning and development professionals need to skill up to meet new challenges and to take advantage of new opportunities, I am enthusiastic to hear from the other keynote speaker, Pedro De Bruyckere, co-author, with Paul Kirschner and Casper Hulshof, of U rban Myths about Learning and Education. The learning and development world seems to be inhabited by rationalists and romantics, with a distinct leaning towards the latter.

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Investing in Social and Informal Learning Klass Capital Acquires Controlling Stake in Docebo

Training Industry

The private equity firm made its first investment in the company in February of this year; the initial $3 million in growth equity was raised by Docebo to accelerate the growth of its Software as a Service (SaaS) enterprise e-learning platform. We also believe that Docebo is in a strong position to address the social and informal learning management needs that exist in the market.” Harvard Business School recently saw the benefits of combining technology and informal learning.

5 Ways to Engage Your Millennial Employees with Your LMS

SkyPrep

Yes, the solution is the evolving trend of using learning management system (LMS), the market for which rose over 21% in 2014. This article discusses about how you can effectively engage your millennial employees with your LMS. Personalize the Learning. If your employees are millennials who’re working through similar material at the same time, you can take advantage of this opportunity and make learning a personal job. Use Social Media Platforms for Learning.

AI in Learning and Development: What You Need to Know

Continu

So it’s no surprise that the learning and development industry is talking about it too. Will it help employees learn more effectively? AI will definitely have an effect on corporate learning. But what form that effect takes is yet to be seen. Let’s take a look at how AI could change learning and development, as well as a few things to remain cautious about. Also, “artificial intelligence” and “machine learning” are technically different concepts.

Capitalize on Blended Learning to Deliver Top Notch ERP End-user Training

CommLab India

When employees use the ERP system effectively, their individual performance increases and thereby, theoverall efficiency of your organization. The Canadian Center of Science and Education research revealed ‘training activities’ played a crucial role in successful ERP implementation and had a significant effect on organizations’ performance. To train your end-users or employees effectively on new the ERP software, you need a blended training approach.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

How Can Technology Support ERP END-user Training?

CommLab India

Imparting effective training to end-users plays a crucial role in the successful implementation of the new ERP software. So, how can one impart effective end-user training? Let us look at some of the steps involved in the effective implementation of ERP end-user training and how technology can aid the process. The 2014 ERP Report: Organizational Change Management, reveals organizational change is one of the most overlooked and neglected aspects of ERP implementations.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now.

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Unicorn Training

Philippa Grocott from FSTP to discuss the how we believe blended learning is the right approach."Do Ah there is a method to her madness - next Q who's had their L&D budget increased year on year. one makes eye contact - people read and learn online now so got to do something that caters for that. You have to give different interventions and ways of learning to different people.In TED Talks) and Lunch & Learns most popular so have own box on homepage.