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.

Activity or Application?

Clark Quinn

Activity : that the learner takes, and. There are nuances about this, but it nicely incorporates some of the best principles about designing effective (and engaging) practice. Those are activities, just not cognitively challenging ones. The post Activity or Application?

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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. How To Utilize Data To Improve Operational and Learning Effectiveness. - 2 MIN READ -.

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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.

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.

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.

10 Active Learning Methods for Super Engaged Corporate Learners

eFront

In today’s ultra-competitive work environment, the organization that trains in the most effective and efficient manner possible will always gain the upper hand. The preferred learning approach has now turned the way of active learning methods. What actually is active training?

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

How to Incorporate Outdoor Activities Into Effective Team Building

InSync Training

If you’re not convinced of the effectiveness of team-building activities that allow your employees to develop professional skills while also learning more about the company and their colleagues, then you’ll be interested to know that poorly managed work groups are on average 50% less productive and 44% less profitable than well-managed groups. As learning managers and leaders, your responsibilities extend beyond the modern classroom.

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.

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.

3 Basic Forms of Effective eLearning Activities

eFront

In any eLearning program, an activity or a group of activities are necessary to provoke learning experiences. When created the right way, learning activities can help users conquer challenging learning objectives. These activities help store new knowledge to be used later.

Announcing New Lessons on Being an Active Bystander

Grovo

The answer is, at least in part, the bystander effect. The bystander effect is a psychosocial phenomenon in which an individual is less likely to seek or offer help in a situation when other people are present. Instead of using the power of a group to effect change, we assume others will step up. 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.

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.

Effectively Structuring Your Learning Programs

mLevel

When designing a learning program, our goal is always focused around how can we help our learners retain knowledge and effectively apply it in the workplace. One of the most effective ways to do this is with a pre-assessment.

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!

All about LMS Active Directory Integration

Paradiso

Active Directory is the central directory service which is used by the majority of institutions. The primary function of Active Directory is the containment of data of all the users on an institution’s network. Active Directory is effective in authenticating external web applications.

The Unseen Foundation of Effective Management: The Importance of Active Listening

InSync Training

However, skillful communication is not dictated by one’s propensity to speak and be heard, but rather the ability to mindfully respond to what others say by employing active listening skills. Many learning practitioners unexpectedly assume leadership roles within their teams.

Developing Online Programs Efficiently and Effectively

CourseArc

As higher education institutions and school systems across the nation (and globe), close their physical classrooms and move learning online, the hardest step is determining how to do this effectively. Design activities that engage the participant and lead to learning.

The #1 Reason Digital Learning is Fiercely Effective: Active Learning

Gutenberg Technology

What’s more effective- hearing someone tell you how to repair a car, watching a YouTube tutorial, or getting your hands dirty and trying it for yourself? "I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I do and I understand."

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. In this guide, we share the steps, activities, and tools you can use to. specifies the most effective and. other activities) is successful? effective meetings.

6 Design Tips for Building Effective Learning Games

LearnDash

We all know that gamification is an effective, enjoyable, engaging learning tool. Looking back, it’s a perfect example of effective gamification in e-learning. Games are an example of active learning.

Making Learning Active Beyond the Classroom

InSync Training

How can we ensure that our learners continue to learn effectively, even when they aren’t enrolled in our structured programs? On May 3, InSync Training friend and learning leader Elaine Biech explained how to make learning active beyond the classroom. BYTE Session Recap.

Active Learning Strategies (Passive is out, Active is in)

Knowbly

Organizations are looking for ways to train in the most efficient and effective way possible. The workplace today is a competitive environment.

Effective Blended Learning Activities To Incorporate In Your Corporate Training

eLearning Industry

Read some suggestions for blended learning activities that are really effective ways to transfer learning. Ready to move to blended learning but not sure where to start? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Blended Learning Blended Learning Benefits Blended Learning Best Practices Blended Learning Solutions Corporate Training

Agile Microlearning Explained

Personalized training is a powerful and effective approach that assesses an individual’s. new or different and actively seek disruptive technologies to fuel. organizations—even though it was much more effective than. of future Activities. Activity) Which password is.

Tuning Your Learning Activities to The Expectations of Tomorrow’s Gen-Z Workforce

Docebo

Gen-Z prefers dynamic and fast-moving work environments, and they expect to spend more time at work, with the majority of them recognizing that, to do their jobs effectively, they’ll need to spend more than the traditional 40-hour work week in the office.

Disruptive activism

Learning with e's

Think farther back to see the far reaching effects of the Social Web on learning. But just what is disruptive activism? So what is disruptive activism? Disruptive activism for me is about raising people's awareness to the alternatives that exist.

Why an Effective Employee Onboarding Plan is Crucial?

InfoPro Learning

Effective employee onboarding has the power to improve your business on multiple fronts. In this article, we are going to share with you what makes effective onboarding crucial to success for both your new hires and the entire organization.

Planning Collaboration Activities

eFront

Let’s discover how you can be mindful in planning and implementing a well-collaborated course – an increasingly important post-launch activity. Creating effective collaboration requires real planning and continuous efforts on the part of the course mentor.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

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. the effectiveness with which different. This allowed the team at Sky to effectively improve and. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Seven musts for creating effective elearning

Challenge to Learn

This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules. The problem is that you will get content heavy “PowerPoint like” courses that are not engaging or effective.

Activate the Braincells Through the Art of Storytelling

Magic EdTech

when we hear the bullet-point information only the language processing part of the brain gets activated but when a story is told to us, we start experiencing the events of the story leading to immersion in the content.

Tips for Creating Effective E-Learning Assessments

Origin Learning

Let us begin with an analogy: If training is a medicine, assessment is a mechanism to ascertain the effectiveness of that medicine. Every assessment should focus on a particular course or module to judge to what extent has the course been effective in imparting the necessary knowledge.

LAMS Activity Planner

Moodle Journal

LAMS Activity Planner beta The LAMS Activity Planner is a new layer on top of LAMS that provides pre-built templates to help teachers rapidly build quality e-learning activities.

E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™

CDSM

In this final post in the series, we’re going to reveal how we ensure that sound theory is turned into exemplary practice, by giving you an insight into the formula we use for producing successful e-learning content for our customers – a formula we call our Active Learning Model™.