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.”

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.

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.

Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution.

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 Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we examine ‘informal learning’ and see how it can play a major role in modern workplace learning. Understanding Informal Learning? This is a good example of informal learning. Benefits of Informal Learning at the Workplace.

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.

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.

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).

7 Extended Enterprise Online Training Activities To Wow Your External Partners

eFront

In this article, we’ll highlight 7 wow-worthy online training activities to include in your extended enterprise training program. How To Wow Your External Partners: 7 Extended Enterprise Online Training Activities To Consider. Include only the essential information.

10 Informal Learning Activities to Boost Employee Engagement

KnowledgeAnywhere

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

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.

7 Ways To Identify Your Top Talent Through Online Training Activities

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll highlight 7 tips to use online training activities to see which employees are rising stars. How To Identify Your Top Talent Through Online Training Activities. Here are 7 tips to identify top performers within your organization through online training activities.

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 Top Skill-Building Activities That Are Ideal For Customer Service Online Training

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll highlight 7 skill-building activities that are just right for customer service online training. 7 Skill-Building Activities For Customer Service Online Training.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Take learners on web field trips: This is a great learning activity. Do look into current articles and blogs for latest information.

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.

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

TalentLMS

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.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

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).

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).

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.

Inform. Remind. Prevent.

Axonify

You may have even posted information around your workplace encouraging workers to identify and report specific instances. So how do you leverage new training techniques to create a more informed, able workforce? The post Inform.

8 Surprising Ways to Use Microlearning Activities in Your Online Training Course

Visual Lounge

In this article, I’ll share 8 unexpected ways that you can use microlearning activities in your online training course. How to Use Microlearning Activities in Online Training. Employees assimilate information more effectively when it’s in small doses.

Would your employees know how to respond instinctively to a terror threat or active shooter situation?

Axonify

Check out the FBI’s study of Active Shooter incidents in the United States between 2000 and 2013 and you’ll see that 70 percent of incidents happened in a commerce/business or educational environment and took place in 40 out of 50 states.

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences

TalentLMS

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?

How Bloomingdale’s delivers instant active shooter training to associates in wake of looming terrorist threat

Axonify

Earlier that morning, all Bloomingdale’s Associates had received Active Shooter Training delivered through their Axonify daily microlearning session. Based on conversations he had with some federal agencies, he decided to make the Active Shooter Training a top priority.

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.

Active learning principles: tips to apply in online training

LearnUpon

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.