Knowledge Avatars for Training

The Emergence of Learning Engineering

Knowledge Avatars for Training

Learning Engineering is an emerging field that applies science, technology, and pedagogy to produce the most effective learning experience. It is an approach to teaching and learning that focuses on engineering or designing an environment to encourage, motivate, and enhance learning.

Foolproof Your Teaching

Knowledge Avatars for Training

Once you've identified the concepts that you want to teach (see An Easier Way To Define Training Goals ) you have a clear plan of what needs to be taught. The next question becomes "How do you teach each concept?" There are several principles that we can apply that ensures mastery every time. First, let's explore what it means to know something.

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Foolproof Your Teaching

Knowledge Avatars for Training

Once you've identified the concepts that you want to teach (see An Easier Way To Define Training Goals ) you have a clear plan of what needs to be taught. The next question becomes "How do you teach each concept?" There are several principles that we can apply that ensures mastery every time. First, let's explore what it means to know something.

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An Easier Way To Define Training Goals

Knowledge Avatars for Training

One of the biggest challenges in training is identifying your students' knowledge gaps and having a strategy for dealing with them. Generally, you want to identify certain performance goals for your trainees. That sets the target, and then after your intervention, you will want to test to see that those goals have been achieved. Much has been written about defining performance goals and filling the gaps in training. This idea was introduced by Dr. Tom F.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

Unleashing the Engineer in Instructional Design

Knowledge Avatars for Training

When it comes to developing instruction, are you an artisan, or are you an engineer? What's the difference? An artisan builds each widget as a unique and unrepeatable project. If the artisan builds a chair, even though we all know the function of a chair and a chair's general characteristics, the artisan will build the chair from scratch. Each leg or arm will be turned and sanded lovingly. The surface will be polished and oiled until it is a work of art.

Custom eLearning Solutions for a Post Covid19 Workforce

Infopro Learning

The world of L&D was turned upside-down last year, with deep impact in every industry. The tried and trusted training delivery methods that were popular were no longer reliable. The rate of digital transformation accelerated.

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A Simple Model for Converting ILT to Engaging eLearning

eLearning Brothers

If you’re an e-learning designer, chances are you’re often asked to take existing instructor-led (classroom) training and put it online. Chances are also good that no one’s ever told you how to do that.

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Custom eLearning Development: 3 Modern Learning Trends That Will Drive Future Success

Infopro Learning

Custom eLearning solutions have long been on the rise. Investing in online learning programs enables organizations to provide more flexible employee development programs that better suit modern learners. Many custom eLearning solutions can help your organization engage employees this year.

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Custom eLearning Solutions for 2021: Mobile Enabled Learning

Infopro Learning

The recent pandemic has changed the business world and how we work forever. At the start, many leaders felt that business would return to the way it once was in months. However, as the situation persisted, companies began to adapt, and a new normal emerged.

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[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

I’m Writing a Second Edition of The eLearning Designer’s Handbook!

Tim Slade

It was nearly five years ago when I started thinking about writing a book to share everything I knew about designing and developing eLearning. At the time, the mear thought of writing my own book seemed like an enormous task, and it was! In fact, it wasn’t my first time working on a book.

Blended Learning as a powerful strategy for corporate training success

Infopro Learning

Many organizations are currently looking for ways to provide quality employee training online. The remote workforce has steadily been growing over the past several years and current events have only sped up the process.

7 Reasons LearnDash Is the Best LMS for Developers

LearnDash

Trying to decide which LMS will give you the most control and flexibility as a developer? Look no further than LearnDash.

Tips to Create Better eLearning Development Content

G-Cube

Content for eLearning is only useful if the learner remains engaged. There are best practices you can use to ensure you are developing the most useful content.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

How to Design Performance-Based eLearning Interactions

Tim Slade

One of the most important lessons I learned when I first started designing and developing eLearning courses was the importance of building performance-based eLearning interactions. However, this wasn’t a lesson I learned quickly. When I first started as an eLearning designer, I remember being constantly reminded of the importance of making my eLearning content interactive. I was told that interactive eLearning equaled engaging eLearning.

How to Use Group Leaders and User Roles in LearnDash

LearnDash

Need to give certain users special privileges without making them full admins? Here’s how assigning user roles can help. Online courses of all sizes frequently run into issues where they need to give different users special privileges and permissions to run their course more effectively. Doing so effectively means knowing how to set up User Groups and designate Group Leaders in ways that will accomplish the goals you want for your course.

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Visual Design for Scenarios in Twine

Experiencing eLearning

While I often use Twine for simple text-based prototypes of branching scenarios, it’s also possible to create a more polished look and feel.

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Presentations on Scenario-Based Learning and More

Experiencing eLearning

I have given a number of presentations on scenario-based learning over the past five years, plus a few presentations on other topics. I have also had the pleasure of being interviewed on several podcasts and video casts.

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

How to Use Custom CSS in Adapt eLearning Authoring Tool

Swift eLearning Services

Adapt is a free and easy to use e-learning authoring tool. With this tool we can create eLearning courses which are fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 compatible. Adapt tool gives the freedom to eLearning developers to customize the courses using the award-winning Adapt developer framework.

How I Built a Chat Simulation in 2 Hours

Experiencing eLearning

Using Twine and the Trialogue story format, you can build a simple chat simulation in a few hours. I built the sample below in a little less than 2 hours, almost all of which was actually writing the conversation and choices. The story format controls all of the formatting and technical features.

How Visual Clarity Affects Learning

The eLearning Coach

Processing fluency refers to the ease with which a person processes information. A high processing fluency benefits learning. Cognition Developing eLearning Graphics processing fluency visuals visuals for learning

How to Unstock Stock Photos for eLearning and Slides

The eLearning Coach

If you spend a lot of time researching photos and manipulating graphics, you may feel frustrated. Here are a few ways I've found to get out of the stock photo doldrums. Developing eLearning

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

As Customers Start to Schedule Their Getaways Again – How Do You Get Your Team Hired, Onboarded, and Trained Effectively?

Clarity Consultants

During the pandemic, the travel, leisure, and hospitality industries ground to a near halt. Many companies were not allowed to operate for several months, and even as reopenings move forward, many had their maximum capacities limited.

Here’s How I Became a Full-Time Freelance eLearning Designer

Tim Slade

Earlier this year, I shared with you that I made the transition into becoming a full-time freelance eLearning designer. And while I’ve been freelancing during my nights and weekends for the past several years, it has always been my long-term goal to make it my full-time gig—and trust me, it took a long time and a lot of work to make it happen!

Best Practices for Custom Elearning Content Development

Origin Learning

Why Choose Custom Elearning Content Development? In our previous blog post, we discussed 7 Great Reasons Why Custom eLearning Development. The post Best Practices for Custom Elearning Content Development appeared first on Blog - Originlearning.

Benefits of Using eLearning Templates for Rapid eLearning Development

Swift eLearning Services

eLearning development is a time-consuming process. Numerous organizations rely on eLearning templates to expedite the online training process and cut costs.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

LSDX 2021 Week 2 Highlights

Experiencing eLearning

After attending the Learning Solutions Digital Experience (LSDX 2021), I summarized some highlights and new things I learned. These are my week 2 highlights; you can also read my summary from LSDX week 1.

5 Best Elearning Examples To Consider While Developing Your eLearning Courses

Swift eLearning Services

In this blog we have included five different types of elearning examples or elearning approaches that can be used while developing your elearning content, based on the goals and audiences.

Tips To Design User Interface (GUI) For Elearning Courseware Development

Swift eLearning Services

In this blog, we are going to discuss about the use of visual elements for designing eLearning courses, that is, Graphic User Interface (GUI)/ User Interface (UI) for an eLearning courseware development. Human beings are visual in nature, we respond to visual data more than any other form of data.

Scenario-Based Learning Q&A with Devlin Peck

Experiencing eLearning

I had the pleasure of doing a Q&A session on scenario-based learning with Devlin Peck recently. Devlin was a great host, and the community asked a number of thoughtful questions for me to answer. Watch the recording.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Graphic Design Books for New eLearning Designers

Tim Slade

A few weeks ago, I posted an article, sharing my top four instructional design books for new eLearning designers. I was shocked by the number of responses I received from folks, sharing their favorite books. Well, for this week, I thought I would continue the trend and share my favorite graphic design books for new eLearning designers. Graphic design is one of those topics and skills that a lot of new (and experienced) eLearning designers struggle to master.

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