A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

Thanks @hjarche for sharing @AnnaMuoio ‘s 2000 @FastCompany article @Cisco ‘s Quick Study: A #LessonPlan for #eLearning [link]. A version of this article appeared in the October 2000 issue of Fast Company magazine written by @AnnaMuoio. A Lesson Plan for eLearning.

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mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”. At mLevel we started addressing this issue by building a data-driven microlearning platform instead of adopting industry standards like SCORM.

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5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

For me, working in a software company, training refers to software adoption and engagement. Adopting advanced training technologies and methods now is necessary to keep up with the competition, and the market.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Elearning trends to adopt in 2019


Elearning industry is among technology early-adopters, and in this article, we have gathered top trends that will affect the elearning business in 2019. Group lessons can also be held online, with hangouts attached to the lesson.

Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

While not exhaustive, the following list also showcases multiple topics, including slice-of-life cases that demonstrate lessons learned from companies with customer training programs. Onboarding is widely accepted as a key to product adoption and ultimately, customer success.

Musings on Memory Engineering to Aid Learning Retention

Dashe & Thomson

In my search for something to write about this month I stumbled upon an article in Wired magazine entitled “ Clive Thompson on Memory Engineering.” How might our society be improved if we were reminded of the history and civics lessons so many of us have forgotten?

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. The lightbox effect is a Javascript feature adopted from Dynamic Drive. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010. Great stuff again this month.

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The Art of Taking Notes


The most important advice is to adopt a way of doing things that suits you best since it is for yourself that you are writing! As we saw in the article Note-taking: Keyboard or Pen? Related articles: Note-taking: Keyboard or Pen? Articles Catherine Meilleur


Filming starts for our new series to support charity digital skills

Clear Lessons

The Clear Lessons Foundation has therefore teamed up with Gemma Critchley from Aviva, Mike Collins from River Island, Anthony Williams from Costa Coffee and Kevin Maye from Good Things Foundation to produce free video resources to help charities tackle their digital skills.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3


which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. A Course-instance can share the same lessons with its father, have unique instances of the lessons or have a different set of lessons all together.

New thoughts on design thinking


In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. There are side benefits in terms of individual value, company culture, and more from adopting such an approach.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Does a sense of community matter in online training?


While we looked at the first three in a previous article , we will explore here the latter. The objective here is not to advocate the adoption of collective learning, an approach where everyone works together to achieve a common goal – although it can also be adapted online.

Starting as a Revolutionary


The new L&D leader also needs to “walk the walk” by sharing approaches, progress, and lessons learned, as well as encouraging the same. Articles ELearning Industry News Learning Training Management

Three Reasons Why Education Is VR’s Future


This shift in VR use is also backed up by a 2016 VR Consumer Adoption Survey , which reported that 63% of respondents expressed interest in VR for education. Learning from experience.

Making a good impression–and other innovation insights for product managers Dec 22, 2017


Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. Mind the Product 2017 in Review – lessons for product managers.

Cost-cutting Training Without Slaying Quality: Startup Hacks

Your Training Edge

Adopt Blended Learning Practices. Blended learning refers to the practice of delivering training with a mix of digitally accessible lessons and instructor-led training (ILT) sessions.

What Corporate Trainers Can Learn from MOOCs (Even If You Don’t Use Them)

Your Training Edge

This week, we’ll look at three lessons that corporate trainers can learn from MOOCs, even if they haven’t yet adopted the format in their organization. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) recently celebrated their third anniversary.

Technical Communication: Applying Lean Principles to Documentation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  While I was working as a bedside nurse, my organization decided to adopt a new way of approaching patient care and improve workflow: Lean. " While Lean was originally intended for industrial applications, the article describes the efforts of Dr. M. by Megan Pitkin.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

It separates learning lessons or topics into columns (called Learn Boards), almost identically to Pinterest. Click on one of these lessons and you can read the article or watch the video, as well as related items that anyone can add.

Gamification is Increasing Learner Engagement

Your Training Edge

In this article, I am going to introduce you a novel concept of Gamification that has been transforming a lot of aspects in the world of learning and development. Even in many of the MOOCs, this technique is being adopted for better learning outcomes.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer


Some of the technology-aided tools that can be adopted by new-age Trainers to help them connect more to the learners and teach more effectively –. To create a push for learning, this assignment can be infused with the spirit of competition – the best article gets published.

Artificial Intelligence And How It’s Changing E-Learning

Your Training Edge

From social media to speech recognition, warfare to writing articles, coding to customer service – machine learning and artificial intelligence have become part and parcel of our urban lives. are joining hands to use machine learning to automate the process and serve up the next best lesson.

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Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. Two of this year’s articles primarily address analysis. Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Nine Events of Instruction and Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles each describe models that guide eLearning lesson design from start to finish. By Shelley A. Gable.


Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

Some experts interviewed for the first article in the series, In Classroom of Future, Stagnant Scores , point out that there is little or no clear evidence that technology is paying off. What can or should Learning and Development professionals take away from these articles?

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

In this article, she talks about the journey towards digital learning in academic settings and offers some key lessons she has learned along the way. As I worked on improving my technology skills, here are some lessons I learned along the way.

The Language of Business

CLO Magazine

Unlike a lot of language training programs that use formal scripts and tiered vocabulary lessons, Voxy is built around the idea of using authentic conversations to teach language, said Katie Nielson, Voxy’s chief education officer in New York. “We

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Marys City Schools, Links To Other Case Studies, And News Articles. Accelerating The Adoption Of mLearning: A Call For Collective And Collaborative Action [FREE]. Lessons on mLearning.

The Value of Video Learning

Your Training Edge

Most of my previous articles have explicitly established the importance of online learning, online teaching, MOOCs and so on. In this article, I would be focused around one of its most important elements that contributes significantly towards its success, and that is the video learning.

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What Can the E-Learning Industry Learn from Omnichannel?


Omnichannel takes this approach to the next level by applying it not just to online and offline learning, but to any learning channel a learner might adopt. But, insofar as learners can engage with the course across these platforms, content should be accessible and in-sync with the lesson plan. The learner heads to work, but wants to review a lesson during their lunch break. Omnichannel e-learning is the next logical step from blended learning. Are you ready?

Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

Great article by Dion Hinchcliffe - The State of Enterprise 2.0. adoption has begun in earnest with a typical example being Wells Fargo taking the plunge , having rolled out Enterprise 2.0 Adoption is still sporadic, but it is certainly happening. I would suggest that there's a big difference between tools being purchased and adoption happening in big, meaningful ways. Dion then talks about some Lessons Learned: Lesson #1: Enterprise 2.0

Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

So this roundup of my favourite articles from last month is shorter than usual – just the links, no commentary, but the quotes should give you a taste of why I enjoyed the articles. Today I am in Toronto, Canada where I am speaking at the CSTD conference tomorrow.

Collaboration and community skills are the new workplace skills

Jane Hart

Yesterday, I read an article that offered some lessons for a big rollout of social and collaborative tools for Virgin Media, and their experience was the same.

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Embracing A Principle-Based Model of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

Lesson Design (i.e. the best practices for sustaining adoption, measuring success, and evaluating the effectiveness of ID processes). Example: Develop a strategy for sustaining adoption.

Why video is the superior tool for learning

Your Training Edge

In this article, you would be exploring why video is still considered an integral and superior tool for learning and development. This allows widespread learning of the lessons that were geographically isolated once.

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