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.

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.”

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.”

All about LMS Active Directory Integration


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.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

activity to 50 new hires, 2) Promote and support new managers to lead teams, 3) Improve. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success.

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 It’s not taking knowledge tests (if it absolutely has to be known cold ‘in the head’, you’ve got the excuse for a tarted-up drill-and-kill, but make sure it absolutely does), but processing information in meaningful ways.

Active and Passive Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Employees are asked to read, watch, or listen to information being dispensed. 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).

10 Informal Learning Activities to Boost Employee Engagement


You might be able to guess some of the formal learning characteristics since you’ve experienced them all in the classroom: A teacher offers the information to the student(s). The Informal learning theory describes learning that is unstructured and encourages self-directed education, which we can continue long beyond our high school and university years without ever setting foot in a classroom again. Flows with Daily Life : Many informal learning activities are a part of daily life.

Disruptive activism

Learning with e's

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. digital photography Apple iPad killer application activism Kodak disruptive technology

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not. their activities to systematically generate those. activities”. in a list of activities You will work through a. activities, as well as content-delivery. activities, as well as.

Active learning spaces

Learning with e's

The boundaries of informal and formal spaces have blurred significantly, as have the boundaries between the real and the virtual. It is also important that learning is made to be active and engaging. All of these aspects of learning are active.

7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Informal learning is democratic schooling that is driven by learner’s affection and motivation. We advise you to read about these tips for informal Learning and use them in your project. Combine formal and informal learning for best results. Real activities change your world.

Active Loyalty in the Lifelong Learning Business

WBT Systems

How can you earn their active loyalty and be the first place members turn for lifelong learning? Active loyalty based on mutual alignment and affinity. Loyalty programs aren’t the solution: people join dozens of loyalty programs but only remain active in a handful.

Translating Activities Into the Virtual Classroom

ATD Learning Technologies

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.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not. their activities to systematically generate those. activities”. in a list of activities You will work through a. activities, as well as content-delivery. activities, as well as.

Learning Objectives Vs Learning Activities: What’s The Difference?

Adobe Captivate

Learning objectives and learning activities are two crucial pieces of ammunition in the eLearning provider’s arsenal. Here, we explore the binary relationship of learning objectives vs learning activities by discussing the difference and understanding the importance of both.

How to design software training, part 2: Practice activities

Making Change

We can avoid unnecessary presentations and provide spaced practice if we try this: Create self-contained activities that help people learn by doing. Make these activities available on demand, on the job. Create activities. Create self-contained activities, not presentations.

Evaluating Informal Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Informal learning in organizations is finally being recognized as a key aspect of employee development and performance improvement. But how do you evaluate something that is as unpredictable and serendipitous as informal learning?

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

I thought too about other sources of information, such as television news. Even journal articles aren’t necessarily credible sources of information today. The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion. Patti Shank recently wrote about the Burden of an Informed Opinion.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Managers Page 16 Example 2: Information. a series of learning and knowledge activities, along with a heavy dose of structured. build in a lot of real-world practice activities into our overall solution design. Example 2: Information Security.

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.

Interactive Reinforcement vs Active Learning

Ed Microlearning

In Ed lessons, interactive questions can come in two forms - Interactive Reinforcement and Active Learning (Note - we're not counting tests as lessons in this article, as these focus more on checking learners' knowledge than teaching them new concepts).

Active Learning: 8 Creative Ways To Encourage Learner Participation And Reflection In eLearning


In this article, we’ll share 8 creative ways to encourage learner participation and reflection in eLearning, converting them into active learners. As eLearning professionals, we are tasked with delivering information in a way that’s easy to understand.

Planning Collaboration Activities


Let’s discover how you can be mindful in planning and implementing a well-collaborated course – an increasingly important post-launch activity. Take learners on web field trips: This is a great learning activity. Do look into current articles and blogs for latest information.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Diagnose: Sue has a general idea of what she needs to improve, but she knows she needs to get more information to better diagnose and understand her skill gaps. DIAGNOSE Go through learning activities, classroom, elearning, etc. skills to use on the job via a highly structured activity.

Working with visuals as powerful learning activity

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Having the voice of a certain perspective on video can lead to people taking in the information differently then when presented in text. Talking about practice what you preach! This is really what we did during the webinar about using visuals with Nancy White.

eLearning Activities and Interactions

eLearning Brothers

There are many times when you have various concepts or “chunks&# of information on a page. If you have a lot of information to share you could package it into a scenario. Visit our other sites: eLearning Activities , eLearning Games , Articulate Skins.

Using Just in Time Training for Active Learning in The Workplace


One that recognizes that people in different roles don’t need to learn the same skills, or access the exact same information, at the same time. Instead of storing that information long-term, you’re accessing it when precisely you need to use it.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer


Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences


Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

Is Multiple Activity Streams the Way Forward for Enterprise Platforms?

ID Reflections

Jive offers users the ability to customizetheir two activity streams--one stream reflects everything the user is Following on the platform and thisincludes people, places and content. Trackedcontent, people or places are deemed to be of greater relevance to the user andall activities and communication in these get captured in a separate streamcalled What Matters: Communication along with @ mentions and direct messages to the user.

6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace


How to help build informal learning habits in your office. While many organizations turn to various formal learning courses, they should also consider the benefits of informal learning. However, informal learning can have many benefits for businesses and individuals alike.

Active learning principles: tips to apply in online training


Are you looking for a way to turn corporate learners into active participants? If so, then active learning may be the ideal strategy for your online training program. As its name implies, active learning centers on a learner’s active participation.

Microlearning Activities – 4 Reasons They are Ideal for Compliance Training

CommLab India

As the content is divided into digestible nuggets and provides one learning point at a time, learners will be able to retain the information for a longer time. This makes it easy for learners to retain the information longer.

Active Learning - Unleashing the Power of Scenarios and Activities

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Strategies promoting activities that involve students in doing things and thinking about what they are doing is called Active Learning, proclaims a white paper by Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, an education-for-all movement that aspires to educate over 200 million children. Active learning is not just for children. Active learning is a great way to achieve comprehension, application and analysis- three key middle layers of Bloom's taxonomy - in adult learning.

Introductory Tips/Information Window

Adobe Captivate

We have probably all seen, at one time or another, one of those little popup windows the very first time that you launch an app that gives you a little bit of information about how to get started. Forward button for the information box. Backward button for the information box. The ‘X’ to close out the information box. The information window has a total of five pages. This is to store the current page of the information window.

Guided-Analysis Activities in Training Programs


How can you, as a trainer, create quality practice activities for better training transfer to performance context? Guided-analysis activity is your answer. Guided-analysis activities move learners through the process of analyzing a complex situation.

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

You need information radar that continuously scans for new, quality information that you should be aware of. Information Addiction Let me start this topic with a word of caution. This reaction causes you to seek more information.

3 Essential Activities for New Hire Success – Even if You Don’t Have Formal Onboarding


Bonus activities. After a couple weeks, ask your new employee how the onboarding process is going, and use that information to make improvements going forward. Onboarding is key – even if you don’t do onboarding.