The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?”

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6 Ways to Promote Modern Learning Adoption

Allego

Although many sales managers and reps immediately appreciate the benefits of a modern sales learning platform, some are like Hayes: it sounds great but they’re not sure they’ll actually use it. This is true in any organization, but promoting widespread adoption of modern learning technology in a globally distributed sales force can be especially challenging. The post 6 Ways to Promote Modern Learning Adoption appeared first on Allego.

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Technology Evaluation Checklist for Learning Professionals (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

We hear about a new smartphone, new app, new technology every single day. With so many new technologies on the market, how do you sort through the irrelevant and the junk? There are some amazing things out there you could be missing… but other “technologies” just turn out to be a waste of time. Lots of new tech sounds exciting… but all that glitters isn’t gold. Technology Evaluation Process.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

Instead of perceiving technology as a threat to their independence, university educators should see it as a chance to share the responsibility for creating e-learning content. Instead of fearing technology in higher education, nurturing an open mind towards different forms of e-learning can help educators take back control of their classrooms and content while also keeping university administrators happy. In fact, my message today is the opposite: technology is not my enemy.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

“We’ve Always Done It This Way” and Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Here, we take a step back to tackle a more fundamental objection—the objection to using technology at all. Our entire training program is based on face-to-face interaction, and I don’t think learning technologies can offer us much of an advantage. Using learning technologies just isn’t right for me or for my company. “We’ve We’ve always done it this way” syndrome is rampant in companies, especially regarding adopting new technology, and it can be difficult to overcome.

LearnTrends - Sound - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference - eLearning Technology , September 21, 2009. Virtual Worlds, Innovation and Adoption , September 24, 2009. Sound (27). Best of eLearning Learning. September 18, 2009 to September 25, 2009. Upcoming Free Online Webinars. Metrics for the Modern CLO: How to Measure Formal and Informal Learning. Thursday, October 08, 2009. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Tuesday, October 13, 2009.

Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap

Obsidian Learning

New post Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap on Obsidian Learning. I had the pleasure of being in London last week attending the annual Learning and Technologies 2016 conference ( [link] ) there. The technology has to work. I know that sounds pretty basic, but how many times have you dreamed up an elegant solution to a learning problem just to discover the learner won’t have the right kind of access or isn’t running the needed platform?

Three Ways Technology is Changing the Learning Space (Plus One)

Learningtogo

Most of us in the learning profession pride ourselves on being comfortable with technology. Whenever a new tool is available, we’re ready to give it a try, eager to adopt the latest way to help people learn. Or maybe we just get too busy with the day-to-day of writing, designing, developing, delivering, measuring and revising our training programs to find the time and energy to implement all that shiny new technology. What will you do with this technology?

What is Just-in Time Training (and the Best Practices to Adopt it for your Business)

eFront

With today’s advances in technology, on-demand services have been integrated into almost all aspects of everyday life. Through the help of today’s technology, learning has definitely hopped onto the on-demand service bandwagon too. . What is needed to adopt Just in Time Training to the business? In order to adopt a just in time training model successfully, learning has to be a fundamental part of the business. The Use of Responsive Technology.

Driving learning program adoption: Start with the right tool (part 1)

Litmos

Welcome to Part One of a three-part series on the value of driving the adoption of your learning program. Today, we'll focus on the first of those -- the solution -- and what's required in an LMS to drive strong adoption of your learning program. It sounds medieval today, but back then the idea was solid because people worked in an office all of the time, so when their day jobs allowed, they could switch gears for an hour or so to take required training courses.

A technology angle to Christmas and the way we greet!

Origin Learning

Of course, there is an effort required to learn how to use and leverage technology! So, in a constantly changing technology-driven world, the immediacy factor comes to the fore as everything, including connectedness, is instant and borderless in a globalized world. The link of relations, especially during festive seasons such as Christmas, is operated and maintained through electronic and technology networks.

How Technology is Changing the Way We Do Product Training

Lemonade

However traditional learning technology isn’t well-suited to the challenges and goals of modern product training. To be effective, product training needs to: Increase product knowledge Build confidence using products Increase confidence recommending, selling, and/or supporting products Traditional learning technology, like the LMS, isn’t agile or compelling enough to meet any of these challenges — and it doesn’t support the kind of programs necessary for building employee confidence.

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology

Elucidat

The latest technology. I know this sounds obvious, but too often I hear learning impact measured in business KPIs. Adopt a people-centered approach. Adopting a modern, learner-focused approach to content creation is an easy way to get better results. Choose technologies that enable elearning innovation. Choosing the right technologies for your learning strategy isn’t easy. Sounds good, right? Inspiration can be hard to find.

How VoiceFirst Technology can be used for Learning and Development

Webanywhere

The freedom to choose how to access technology when, where and how you choose. Mobile learning technology gives us the freedom to take learning into our own hands. VoiceFirst technology removes the bind to the keyboard. We want to shift VoiceFirst technology right into the centre of the eLearning environment. VoiceFirst technology can also be used to replace chatbots – group and individual messaging services. Is VoiceFirst technology really worth the effort?

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Social media: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

It might be said it’s adopting a cautious, almost experimental approach to the concept. While the organisation has invested in social technology, and maybe even documented a social media policy, the majority of its social media activity is driven from the bottom up. Does this sound like your workplace? To achieve the critical mass of users and ongoing participation rate required for ROI, you need to adopt a complementary top-down approach.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 26, 2019

Mike Taylor

I also hope these things from the learning, design, and technology world this week bring you a little something worthwhile too. Researchers have endorsed 3-option items for over 80 years with empirical evidence—the results of which have been synthesized in an effort to unify this endorsement and encourage its adoption. Learning, Design & Technology Miscellany. A collection of free sound effects for your multimedia projects.

Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

This means your customer education charter should be to help drive these metrics at scale, by enabling customers to adopt and use your product successfully in their space. For example, research from the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) found that trained customers are: 68% more likely to use a product more. It’s like trying to teach people to play the piano by telling them to imagine how great they’ll sound when they touch the keys.

How Technology is Changing the Way We Do Product Training

Lemonade

However traditional learning technology isn’t well-suited to the challenges and goals of modern product training. To be effective, product training needs to: Increase product knowledge Build confidence using products Increase confidence recommending, selling, and/or supporting products Traditional learning technology, like the LMS, isn’t agile or compelling enough to meet any of these challenges — and it doesn’t support the kind of programs necessary for building employee confidence.

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How Technology is Changing the Way We Do Product Training

Lemonade

However traditional learning technology isn’t well-suited to the challenges and goals of modern product training. To be effective, product training needs to: Increase product knowledge Build confidence using products Increase confidence recommending, selling, and/or supporting products Traditional learning technology, like the LMS, isn’t agile or compelling enough to meet any of these challenges — and it doesn’t support the kind of programs necessary for building employee confidence.

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Reality Meets VR, AR, and New Learning Technologies

JCA Solutions

New Learning Technologies Offer Powerful Advantages. Your learners are ready for the benefits of Virtual Reality , Augmented Reality , and other new learning technologies in their learning. What Are These New Learning Technologies? But what exactly are these technologies and how do they work? In most circles, you hear a lot more about Virtual Reality than you do any other similar technology. Virtual Reality is at 37% adoption rate compared to 39% for AR.

Musings on Memory Engineering to Aid Learning Retention

Dashe & Thomson

Frankly, this reaction probably dates me as a hopeless curmudgeon who finds that many forms of technology with which we interact contribute to the overall chaos of our lives rather than simplifying and improving them. So this “service” sounds a little like my worst nightmare. Learning Retention learning retention memory performance support Training Development user adoption

Should I buy books about technology in education? Answer: NO!

E-Learning Acupuncture

I received a great question over the weekend asking if I could “ help finding a good book about technology in post secondary education ” and I had to take a couple of days to think about it. I have some fantastic books on the shelf about Instructional Design but I have very few about Educational Technology. Well, I think it is difficult to find a one-stop resource book that describes the best practices in using technology in post-secondary education.

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

Learning Cafe

It might be said it’s adopting a cautious, almost experimental approach to the concept. While the organisation has invested in social technology, and maybe even documented a social media policy, the majority of its social media activity is driven from the bottom up. Does this sound like your workplace? Numerous reasons might explain their lack of participation, such as: • scared of technology. •

Future of Learning – 3 top technologies that will deliver better learning

Ed App

So which technologies will deliver these methodologies in the near future of learning? Future of Learning – 3 top technologies that will deliver better learning. So why sit learners in front of an out-date-course with completion rates under 20 per cent when they could be engaged with more modern technology? But the technology is here, now. Despite being slightly further away from mainstream adoption, both AR and VR training is happening now.

Future of Learning – 3 top technologies that will deliver better learning

Ed App

So which technologies will deliver these methodologies in the near future of learning? Future of Learning – 3 top technologies that will deliver better learning. So why sit learners in front of an out-date-course with completion rates under 20 per cent when they could be engaged with more modern technology? But the technology is here, now. Despite being slightly further away from mainstream adoption, both AR and VR training is happening now.

Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

It sounds mostly like webinars and live streaming. I tend to look more at consumption and adoption. And for the long term, I need to focus on adoption. ” How do you move the meter on adoption? Then I can begin correlating this with customer adoption and success. What case studies reveal about the value of customer learning technology. WELCOME TO EPISODE 19 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

Build An Air-tight Business Case For A Learning Platform

Docebo

To carry out your tasks efficiently and align learning to wider business objectives, you understand how learning technology increases productivity and makes your learners’ experience with your L&D programs better. We know now that today’s workforce gathers knowledge mainly through on-the-job experiences and social learning , not in traditional classroom settings, a driving factor behind why learning technologies must now support the real-life learning experience.

Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

Bottom-Line Performance

API’s (that stands for Application Programming Interface ) are not nearly as scary and complicated as they sound. LMS’s will all have to adopt the spec before it can be used in eLearning. Authoring tools such as Lectora and Articulate Storyline have already announced support for Experience API, and this is certainly a necessary step in the adoption process. It sounds great, but you aren’t using the vehicle any differently than you used your old Camry. Tin Can.

3 Cs – CEOs, Companies, Countries need to get it right…

Origin Learning

Explosion of devices, information and the fast evolution of technology, not to forget the redundancy factor,underscore the urgency of finding timely and relevant solutions. With the adoption and penetration of technology and innovations happening at a supersonic speed, it is imperative to take a holistic view of business environments. So, will technology remain the only disruptor for companies? Can “smart” learning ways or technologies work?

Gamification Elements That Rocket Boost Learner Engagement

Docebo

Gamification is the process of adding motivational elements within a learning framework or system to increase user engagement based upon sound game theory and game mechanics. The collection of badges and points can also be amplified by adopting elements found in modern online gaming communities. Docebo Blog Learning Technology Trends Learning technology solutions lmsEncourage competition while providing tangible incentives to drive performance.

S/4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero

Abreon

It sounds logical – wait for the plan to start before you begin work, right? That way, you will know when it is acceptable to adapt the software to map to your process and when it is better to adopt a new process to align with the software. Some of your business processes will change because the focus of S / 4HANA is using its technology right out of the box. You will face changes in both your technology and your business processes.

Do We Learn Differently Now?

Upside Learning

Just before I went on holiday recently I was asked how human learning has changed with the advent, penetration and increasing ubiquity of computing technology. While you hold that thought, it’s good to think that the technology is on the cusp of providing an ‘infinite’ amount of information. It’s only a matter of time before we accept technology based artificial implants as being a natural way to enhance our biologically limited perception and cognition.

IFTTT: Automation and the philosophy of causation

Docebo

To me, this sounds just like cause and effect. The fact of the matter is that the greatest If This Then That condition that we face in our industry right now is: If the new learning technologies exist, Then we must adopt those technologies and change our ways. Another way to put it is: If we do not make drastic changes to keep up with technological shifts, Then we get left behind.

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Changing Training Paradigms

Your Training Edge

Gartner predicts that in 2015, the changes in people, technology and corporate environment would initiate three new corporate training paradigms. In simple words, corporate audience is now more familiar with advanced strategies and technologies. Indeed, with the right technologies and smart strategies, employer can often enhance employee engagement without any extra cost. The Technology. The technology is accessible and ready to use.

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3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

Because of advances in technology and increasing complexity in organizations, the jobs that are in demand are changing quickly as well as becoming more specialized. Are you taking advantage of the technology-enabled learning tools available today, or is your training program stuck in the 20th century? Too many companies are still providing only minimal training, not using technology, and treating training as nothing more than a content dump.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Since then, adoption of “badging,” as it has come to be known, has been steadily increasing: Mozilla put on a grant-funded competition to help a variety of organizations develop their own badge programs. If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members. The good news is that the technological barrier is much lower than it used to be, although a certain amount of savvy is still required.

Bringing the Future Forward

CLO Magazine

According to one expert, virtual reality is the first real disruptive technology in learning, breaking away from the flat-screen mode of learning and hacking the senses to enter a three-dimensional world filled with sights and sound. “It But as this emerging technology becomes more ingrained in our lives, CLOs should consider how it can be used more broadly and strategically for employee development. You can’t ignore technology.

5 REASONS WHY VIRTUAL REALITY LEARNING IS WORTH CONSIDERING

PDG

Virtual Reality (VR) is a number of different technologies that are designed to create experiences that mimic real-life experiences. Modern VR, however, is very focused on sight and sound. Augmented Reality (AR) uses technology to add a layer of information over real-world images. While many analysts are predicting that mainstream adoption of VR is 3-5 years off, that doesn’t mean people aren’t using it. by Rich Mesch. Another year, another learning trend, am I right?

Making Learning Fun: Gamification

Origin Learning

In another case, 53% of the respondents participating in a Pew research found said that by 2020 gamification will be widely adopted by most of industries, communications scene and most of all education. It may sound too good to be true, but the result of this will be a win-win situation for all– your learning function gets what it wanted, while creating a self-propagating, healthy learning environment which is both challenging and competitive.