Learning Activities that Matter
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
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.
Active Training Series
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
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
APRIL 30, 2015
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.
The 6 Skills Every Active Leader Needs
OCTOBER 20, 2016
That means they must constantly develop and apply new skills, and help others in their organization to grow and change their behaviors. It’s also critically important that leaders embrace the dynamics of being active leaders, and be fully engaged with the workforce.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
So are these courses really all that helpful for. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. to articulate goals that will help the organization reach those lofty missions and then. need help troubleshooting.
When Is Audio Narration Helpful?
OCTOBER 13, 2015
In a discussion on eLearning Heroes , Judith Reymond asked about the research on when or whether audio narration is helpful to adult learners. I usually don’t provide audio feedback on practice activities to give people a break.
Translating Activities Into the Virtual Classroom
ATD Learning Technologies
OCTOBER 26, 2016
Often moving classroom activities for a virtual classroom is less about creating the actual content, and more about mapping out and creating the learner journey. Here’s a look at how some activities translate in a blended, virtual learning journey: Facilitator-led brainstorm.
3 Essential Activities for New Hire Success – Even if You Don’t Have Formal Onboarding
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
They’ll cover the essential functions of a formal program and help you reap the benefits of onboarding right away. Mentors can answer questions, help explain work processes and culture, and even clue new folks in to the best parking spots. Bonus activities.
Activities, resources and assessments - your flexible friends
Clive on Learning
JANUARY 25, 2013
My response is to design each module as a series of activities, resources and assessments, each of which can work on a self-directed or cohort basis, whether online or face-to-face: Discussions and other collaborative activities : These are easy to visualise for cohort-based courses, whether asynchronous (using forums and social media) or synchronous (in physical or virtual classrooms).
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. They are clear on the importance of helping. How can you help your. that help bring a complete. help from the leadership training market. activities as part of the very fabric of the program.
Running Activity Reports is Only a Few Clicks Away
APRIL 18, 2017
. You may have noticed some changes to your OpenSesame Activity Report. On the left hand side of the page you will see your Activity Report tab. Click on that tab to bring you to your Activity Reporting page. In the “Date Started” section, you now have the ability to filter your activity report by choosing ‘Past 30 Days’, ‘Past 90 Days’ or ‘Year to Date’ (see screenshot below). to help you improve your training programs. . .
Help Managers Better Understand Their Needy Employees
APRIL 27, 2017
Listen actively. A demanding employee’s requests might sound outlandish on the surface, but when managers learn how to actively listen, asking probing questions, they can get to the root of the worker’s frustrations. Tags: active listening , demanding employees , engagement.
8 Unexpected Ways To Use Microlearning Online Training Activities
APRIL 18, 2017
In this article, we’ll discuss 8 unexpected ways to integrate microlearning online training activities in your corporate eLearning program. How To Use Microlearning Online Training Activities. eLearning Microlearning Microlearning Activities Online Training Activities
Drill and Practice Activities for Your eLearning Courses
JULY 28, 2016
If there is one single factor that can be blamed in this otherwise blemish-free eLearning course, it is the reinforcement activities. What are Reinforcement Activities? In an eLearning course, you can use several types of reinforcement/practice activities.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE. achieve or helps us learn. your guide – helping you to continue that. In our interviews and our online survey, we asked what had helped to make. a tool to help employees in their job. around us to find information that’ll help.
Types and proportions of learning activities?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
What sort of learning helps model-based reasoning? You need to process the models to help them be comprehended, and use them in context to make decisions with the consequences providing feedback. The processing that helps make models stick includes having learners generate products: giving them data or outcomes and having them develop explanatory models. I’ve been on quite the roll of late, calling out some bad practices and calling for learning science.
Top activities for self-development
Your Training Edge
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Here are some of the top activities for self-development you can do right now. Top activities for instant self-development. Many people find this helpful because it allows them to ease tense muscles and shake the cobwebs from their brains.
Learning with e's
JUNE 6, 2014
This is number 15 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education.
Online Learning Activities to build Learning Communities
JULY 23, 2015
Online learning is seldom complete without reinforceming activities which provide evidence that learning did take place. When designing any online activity with social media as an engagement strategy, the instructor must bear in mind Bloom’s Taxonomy (Sylvia, 2014). In higher education and the corporate training environment, the focus is more on application and synthesis, as opposed to recalling activities. Post your result under the discussion thread for this activity.
Bulk Activities 101
MAY 4, 2015
We have a feature that allows you to easily see why certain users may have not been uploaded, it’s called ‘Bulk Activities’. Using the ‘Bulk Activities’ feature is very simple, all you have to do is select it from the left side menu after you have clicked on the ‘Administration’ tab and you will see all mass uploads. Helpful hint: Mass upload activities include uploading users , manually registering students with a registration rule, sending emails/notifications.
Here’s How Subject Matter Experts Help Build Great Courses
APRIL 4, 2017
Today we’ll explore how to get them to help you build great e-learning courses. It can help focus on the most important stuff. Then come back with questions that help them think about the learning experience. Help Them Think Like an Instructional Designer.
3 Basic Forms of Effective eLearning Activities
JULY 5, 2016
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.
How Do Competitions help in Exposing Talent
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
The activity had to be completed within an hour’s time. E-Learning Do Competitions help in Exposing Talent Exposing Talent hidden talents How Do Competitions help in Exposing Talent organization culture Unearthing hidden talents visible learning visible learning lessons
Learning Can Help Change, Transformation and Disruption
AUGUST 12, 2016
So, investing in a core group of people who can create a ripple effect and help drive change throughout the organization will be a determining factor for strong business success. The initiative must keep employees actively involved, drive interest, and answer the employees’ desires throughout.
Help Bring Innovation to the Classroom
JANUARY 28, 2015
Recently, I’ve undertaken a venture to help bring educational innovation to the classroom. BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP. But, again, we can’t do it without your help.
Strategies for Creating Simulations in e-Learning: Helping Learners to Apply More
AUGUST 4, 2014
Simulations also help learners to apply pre-existing knowledge in a stress-free, virtual world, which allows them to learn from their mistakes as well as their successes. Help should be available at hand. Job-aids help out.
How to Help Your Managers Become Better Coaches
JUNE 14, 2016
Help your managers become better coaches, even if you don’t have formal training. Regardless of your training situation, you can help your managers improve their coaching skills or even help individual contributors learn to coach each other.
7 Online Sales Training Tips To Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal
MAY 19, 2016
Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal Using 7 Online Sales Training Tips. In this article, I’ll share 7 online sales training tips that can help your sales team seal the deal. Focus on active listening skills.
Microlearning Activities – 4 Reasons They are Ideal for Compliance Training
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
The variety in the formats helps address individual learning styles. For example, in safety training, videos with audio narration help auditory learners learn better, infographics help visual learners, and decision-making games help kinesthetic learners.
Activating Raptivity in Online and Offline mode
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
As a part of our ongoing efforts to help our customers, we have come up with some simple ‘How To’ videos for all our users who have purchased Raptivity recently and need to activate it.
Chasing Pokémon Can Help You Catch Learning
JULY 26, 2016
The monster seeking game acquired more active users than Twitter in its first week, with players spending more time on the game than on Facebook. Tags: learning , Pokemon , VR The post Chasing Pokémon Can Help You Catch Learning appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.
Intra-Organization Learning: How E-Learning Can Help
APRIL 1, 2016
Animated acronyms are used to generate interest as well as help learners retain more. The e-course follows a ‘forced learning’ strategy , where the learners have to view all content of a slide, including videos and other inter-activities, to proceed to the next.
Competencies aren’t Enough: How to Help Sales Reps Win
JULY 19, 2016
They are valuable to managers and they help stakeholders decide what training should be created. But they are not helpful at ensuring that training is effective. But this does not help low or average performers get from Point A to Point B.
Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?
APRIL 28, 2015
To go with my text-and-graphic or activity slides. I need to record voice-only audio to go with a text-and-graphic slide or activity… And spend little to nothing, and download nothing. Help How To audio elearning Laura tools
What Experienced Employees Worry About When Helping Others Learn
JUNE 7, 2016
Informal mentors worry about how to best help new team members. Whenever a new person joins your team or a long-time employee steps up to take new responsibilities, there’s probably an experienced colleague helping out. They may actively coach others or just set a good example.
How We Helped Faculty Move Courses Online
JULY 7, 2012
And while trails have been forged and markers laid out, human guides are a big help. She has “people” to help her turn her ideas into reality. After that, their activity drops off a lot. They help each other out. Suzanne Aurilio is my guest blogger.