E-learning Activities That Don’t Suck!

Spark Your Interest

Start by creating better e-learning activities. In our article, “The Dummies Guide to Developing Online Learning” we listed several e-learning activities. Now, we provide successful online activities for self-paced e-learning. Use Simulations In Your E-Learning Activities.

Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

It is time to move away from just movement…to learning activities that matter. They mean well, really – but it can be frustrating to participate in activities that have no connection to the learning at hand. Training activities should not only engage the body but the brain.

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Active Training Series

Web Courseworks

Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. The book’s front half lists 200 tips for “making training active and learning successful.”

Constraints on activities

Clark Quinn

When we design learning activities (per the activity-based learning model ), ideally we’re looking to create an integration of a number of constraints around that assignment. We also need the challenge in the activity to be in the right range of difficulty for the learner.

The Four “Levels” of Gamification Implementation in Learning Experiences

Speaker: Jonathan Peters, PhD, Chief Motivation Officer, Sententia Gamification

Gamification is an important and powerful strategy for influencing and motivating people. Unfortunately, many people think that gamification means adding a simple activity, creating a computer or a video game, or just adding points, badges, and a leaderboard to their learning program. Tune in to discover the four levels of gamification, and come away with a practical method for bringing gamification to your programs.

Active Training Series

Web Courseworks

Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. The book’s front half lists 200 tips for “making training active and learning successful.”

Activities for Integrating Learning

Clark Quinn

It draws heavily on the notion of activity -based learning. The learning process is broken up into a series of activities. Each activity starts with giving the learning teams a deliverable they have to create, with a deadline an appropriate distance out.

Activate Formal Learning – Gyrus

Gyrus

Boost up the job skills with activating formal learning solutions. GyrusAim Skill Centric LMS and Vado’s courses as every Vado course contains step by step instruction on how to apply on the job

Reconciling Activity and Decisions

Clark Quinn

On the one hand I talk about using decisions as a basis for design, and on the other I refer to activity -based learning. What was necessary was reconciling activity and decisions. That’s my reconciliation of activity and decisions.

Activity or Application?

Clark Quinn

Activity : that the learner takes, and. Now, in many ways, this is similar to my own activity-based design , which is more a curricular model than a pedagogical one, but it foregrounds activity instead of content. Those are activities, just not cognitively challenging ones.

Stop Thinking Like an Instructional Designer, Start Thinking Like a Game Designer

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Professor of Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University

Instructional designers tend to think content first and action second. Game designers tend to think action first. Simply changing your mindset from instructional designer to game designer will help you to create engaging and effective instruction. In this unique gamified webinar, Karl Kapp will help you make that shift.

Deeper activities

Clark Quinn

A while ago, I argued for an activity-based curriculum. The In trying to move beyond good, albeittraditional, elearning, I’ve been working hard on the notion of what a meaningful activity (read: practice, task, etc) would be. As The point was to rebel against the usual content-based curriculum, and push us to more meaningful learning. And, of late, I’ve had a chance to reexamine both the curriculum ideas, and the pedagogical implications.

Lambda Suite: How To Sell Individual Activities

Lambda Solutions

We’ve just released the ability to buy a single activity through Lambda Suite. This is how it works: Create an activity in your course. - 2 MIN READ -. If you are selling your courses online, then you’ve probably put some thought into pricing.

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How to Use Team Building to Help Employees Become Active Listeners

Your Training Edge

Although many people think that corporate team building activities are boring, awkward, or at least useless, there’s a reason why all of the most successful companies in the world use them on a regular basis. Understanding Why Active Listening is Important.

6 ways to be more active at work

Your Training Edge

In that light, you need to find effective ways of giving yourself sufficient muscle-toning for a better and more active life. Go ahead and acquire a bike or even an electric bike for a more active ride to work. Take an actual break outside the office, get active while at it.

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

Top activities for self-development

Your Training Edge

Here are some of the top activities for self-development you can do right now. Top activities for instant self-development. These are all activities that help you create habits for better and effortless self-development.

10 Active Learning Methods for Super Engaged Corporate Learners

eFront

The preferred learning approach has now turned the way of active learning methods. The preferred learning approach has now turned the way of active learning methods. First, there is a definite need to adapt active learning activities. What actually is active training?

Actively Partnering for eLearning Development

B Online Learning

“The green reed which bends in the wind is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.” ? Confucius Content development is anything if not predictable in its annual, quarter or monthly resourcing.

Active and Passive Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

Another approach is to make the learner an active creator of knowledge and skills. Internal job aids (to support use of systems, processes and activities). Coaching Organizational Learning Training active learning Jane Hart learning organizational learning

Agile Microlearning Explained

new or different and actively seek disruptive technologies to fuel. of future Activities. Activity) Which of the following is required. Activity) Which password is. Activity) Since a Concept is more robustly learned when it is exercised. with Activities.

Put the 'activity' in 'interactivity'

Kineo

"We want something really interactive." Or "We want something more interactive than our previous learning." Heard requests like this before? I hear them frequently. It could be easy to presume that most online learning is interactive. So what does it really mean when people ask for more of it?

Reimagined Learning: Activities elaborated

Clark Quinn

In this case, I want to elaborate on the notion of activities, and some associated properties. First, I think it’s important to recognize that gradually, learners will take more and more ownership of choosing activities. Finally, activities can be individual or social.

Making Virtual Learning Stick with Activity Debriefs

InSync Training

We’ve been using virtual classroom technologies for close to 20 years now. Unfortunately, we are still holding on to a content model that insists the most important outcome is getting through all of the slides. This webinar approach to content delivery is perhaps the most ineffective way to get information out to the world. Few of us have the motivation or concentration to focus on 60 minutes of lecture.

6 Learning Activities to Include in Your Behaviour Change Journey

Growth Engineering

Learning activities can be anything from quizzes to events, from clubs to challenges. There are plenty of learning activities to spice up your behaviour change journey. The post 6 Learning Activities to Include in Your Behaviour Change Journey appeared first on Growth Engineering.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

pages, focus on learner activity and spot trends (such as which. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? saturated market, we’ve designed.

Announcing New Lessons on Being an Active Bystander

Grovo

That’s why it’s crucial for everyone to become an active bystander : a person who observes a conflict or unacceptable behavior and acts to make a difference. Being an active bystander isn’t easy – even interventions against small transgressions, like inappropriate jokes at the office, take knowledge, motivation, and practice. And now, we’re showing how active bystanders can have an impact that reaches beyond preventing harassment.

Metafocus: Active and Passive Storytelling in XR

Learning Solutions Magazine

Metafocus: Active and Passive Storytelling in XR. matt-sparks. Thu, 03/19/2020 - 01:00

Activity learning

Learning with e's

In this post, we explore the work of Yrjö Engeström on Activity Theory. Activity Theory (AT) originated in Soviet Russia from the work of Vygotsky and Leont''ev on Cultural Historical psychology and Rubenstein and others on related neuropsychological perspectives.

What Are Today’s Best Active Learning Strategies?

Lambda Solutions

What is active learning and why should I consider it? Active learning is a style of teaching derived from social theories of learning - the school of thought that says people learn best in social contexts. - 4 MIN READ -.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

In this guide, we share the steps, activities, and tools you can use to. other activities) is successful? practice active. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. Results-Driven. Curriculum.

What Are Today’s Best Active Learning Strategies?

Lambda Solutions

What is active learning and why should I consider it? Active learning is a style of teaching derived from social theories of learning - the school of thought that says people learn best in social contexts. - 4 MIN READ -.

Articulate Storyline 360 – Word Puzzle Activity

Swift eLearning Services

Authoring Tools eLearning Articulate Storyline Articulate Storyline 360 Authoring Tool custom eLearning Elearning courses elearning interactivities elearning puzzle eLearning sample Engaging elearning Online Courses responsive elearning design Word Puzzle activity word puzzle intaractivityAs part of the custom eLearning development requirement, we developed word puzzle interactivity in Articulate Storyline 360 with responsive eLearning design.

How to Prepare for Active Shooters in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

Numerous crisis consultants and security firms have recently entered the L&D world to help prepare and train employees for an active shooter situation in the workplace, and not without reason; 2017 broke the record for the most mass shooting deaths ever recorded.

Active Learning at Conferences

Web Courseworks

Even face-to-face environments need hands-on learning activities so that participants are actually getting involved in the subject matter. When it comes to eLearning, it has been a challenge for distance educators to build activities into an online program that will [.]. eLearning active learning conferences elearning Jon Aleckson MindMeld Web Courseworks workshopsEducators have come to understand the need to engage learners in all facets of education.

Activities to Improve Soft Skills

Unboxed

Activity-based soft skills training gives you the opportunity to instill these desirable qualities in new hires. More importantly, what are some soft skills training activities you can use to help employees? Active Listening. Activities to Teach Soft Skills.