A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

A 2015 research by ATD , titled ‘Instructional Design Now’, which is based on a survey of 1,120 instructional designers provides a current snapshot of ID in organizations and the challenges that they typically face. Instructional Design has come a long way.

Explore, Experiment and Experience the power of mobile learning

Origin Learning

Are you curious about the use of social media apps at work? Do you believe that ‘Instant Messaging’ is the rage? Our Top 5 Posts on Mobile Learning. Mobile learning is new and exciting, and we have a passion for it.

Top 10 eLearning Bloggers For 2015 [Infographic]


Teenagers have SnapChat to exchange self-destructing instant messages. This is where we come in, to hand you our definitive list of the top 10 eLearning bloggers for 2015. Who are the most influential eLearning bloggers to follow in 2015? He is also an EduTechpreneur, eLearning Analyst, Speaker and Social Media Addict. He has been named the most influential person in the world for eLearning (2015). Parents have Facebook to post photos of their kids.

Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?

Bottom-Line Performance

If we don’t discipline ourselves to ignore email, disconnect from instant messaging, or mute our phones, we can be distracted every few minutes all day long every day. I’ve published two posts on micro-learning in recent months. One was on this site; one was done for ATD.

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support


Encourage peer learning: Learning is a social process and the best results are reaped when there are ample opportunities for peer interaction. There are many benefits of training and online learning in the corporate sector and no one can question the need for training initiatives.

Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success


Community support for learning should be facilitated through the development of groups and support from mobile-enabled social tools. With the advancement of mobile technology and hardware in the last decade, mobility of learning has also become increasingly popular.

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

Learning Wire

It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others. How can social learning help people learn?

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)


Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?),

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)


Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?),

Learning not in excess but in nexus!

Origin Learning

Instant messaging, video conferencing and the social media have changed the way we interact and hunt or scout for information. Remember the famous ‘Hare and Turtle’ story? The moral ‘slow and steady wins the race’ of this story has stood the test of time.

The Work-Life Balance Myth

Tom Spiglanin

At the peak of the influx, it added facile access to social media. This may be said of the social Web, the semantic Web, and the mobile technologies that provide facile access to them and their services. Every fifteen to twenty years, a new generation enters the workplace.

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Emoji: Now Appropriate at Work?


Emoji, once reserved for text messages between teenagers, are now seen globally -- even in the workplace. One flaw of digital communication, whether through email, instant message, or text, is the lack of emotion and facial expression.

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

Sharing is an act of learning and can be considered your responsibility for the greater social learning contract. I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. In a few seconds, it reduced my 116-page manuscript to 10 items.

How to Design Addiction from “FOMO” into eLearning


Social media sites use specific updating tactics and strategies that keep you checking in often. Giving Instant Feedback. When you send a text message and get one in return, it floods your brain with dopamine. It’s the satisfaction of instant gratification, and it’s hard to get more instant than instant messaging. Whether or not FOMO is a good thing in social media is up to you; but in eLearning, FOMO is a definite motivator.

5 Ways to Boost Productivity With Internal Video

KZO Innovations

Furthermore, 75 percent of respondents of a video enterprise survey conducted by Kaltura said they felt that the integration of video into a company’s tools (email, social business, instant messaging, etc.) Social Video Management Platform. Such a portal for contributing, sharing of, and consuming video encourages social interaction and networking. How can businesses leverage the power of video internally?

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Curatr is our Social learning platform and it specializes in getting people talking. This seems like a bit on an odd omission; we are a social learning platform but we don’t have a discussion forum? Curatr works because social is woven into the fabric of every interaction.

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Employee Training Software: 18 Keys to Finding the Best Product for You


And some help you guide and manage social or informal learning. Do they actively use chat rooms and instant message or not? In a 2015 survey of U.S. Can it help you manage informal and social learning?

How to Teach Online and Earn Money? Tips You Should Know


Be an active user of Social Media platforms: Your prospects are dedicated netizens. You find them on any or all of the popular Social Media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube. Clarify their doubts through instant messaging, or even better, set up discussion communities to foster communication among co-learners. Today, the smartest of people are making the web work for them.

The Academy LMS Awards!

Growth Engineering

Most Social Academy. Bringing learners together is one of the secrets to learner engagement, which is why we’ve packed our Academy LMS full of social functionality. There’s a social newsfeed, discussion groups for specific topics, instant messaging across the platform, and more!