What Is Agile Learning Design?

Bottom-Line Performance

If you’re in the learning design business or working with game based learning , then you’ve probably come across the term “Agile” a lot recently, so we’re going to try and make sense of it. So let’s dive in and learn about Agile Learning Design.

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Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development

Challenge to Learn

I love agile development. You can apply the lessons learned from agile software development to eLearning development as well. This post contains some simple tips that you can apply to eLearning development. Agile is made for that. Agile.

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Trending Sources

Agile?

Clark Quinn

Last Friday’s #GuildChat was on Agile Development. Fast forward a couple of decades, and the Agile Manifesto puts a stake in the ground for software engineering. Michael Allen was enthused enough to use it as a spark that led to the Serious eLearning Manifesto. Whether it’s Allen’s SAM or Ger Driesen’s Agile Learning Manifesto , we’re seeing a call for rethinking the old waterfall model of design.

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5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development

Challenge to Learn

I write and present on agile e-learning development since 2011. 5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development. If you want to know more on agile, check out my links at the bottom of the post. Create an agile e-learning customer. Include agile best practices.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  foundational content from OTS elearning and additional training that speaks specifically to. Seven Simple Secrets to.

Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution

Challenge to Learn

When using an agile approach there is a different way of making estimations, you don’t calculate hours but use story-points. eLearning. This method of planning and execution can be used for eLearning development without any changes and I promise you it will be a huge difference.

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ELC 037: Applying Agile Principles To eLearning Projects

The eLearning Coach

Agile principles call for iterative and incremental development that improves as a project advances. In this session, I speak with Megan Torrance about Agile project management for eLearning design and development.

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Which came first: Agile or Culture?

Torrance Learning

We get asked the proverbial chicken and egg question a lot: which came first our LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) project management or our communicative, accommodating culture? In other words, Agile is embedded in the culture. Not sure if your organization is ready for Agile?

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A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about?

Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. The difference between a classic waterfall approach and an agile one is way more than applying a different set of tools and techniques, it is a different state of mind.

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Book review: Leaving ADDIE for SAM: will agile eLearning development become mainstream?

Challenge to Learn

I believe that an agile approach will bring a lot of benefits to e-Learning development. I’m interested in agile development because we develop the easygenerator software in an agile way. A concept that will help you to become more agile in your design process.

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ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile

Integrated Learnings

This enables ADDIE to be more Agile. And that's why the Agile method is so appealing. A circular ADDIE model meshes well with the rapid Agile development techniques so popular in software development today. You'll be implementing evolving rapid eLearning. By Jay Lambert.

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Agile Bay Area #LNDMeetup Mindmap

Clark Quinn

I’ve been interested in process , so I attended this month’s Bay Area Learning Design Meetup that showcased LinkedIn’s work on Agile using Scrum for learning design.

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Agile eLearning development (6): Recap

Challenge to Learn

Over the past weeks I have written a series of blog post on agile eLearning development. A must read for anyone involved in eLearning development. Part of the growing up from eLearning is that it becomes part of the business and therefore must contribute to the business goals.

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They Say, “Be Agile”. What Does that Really Mean?

Mindflash

It’s more-than-popular to talk about “Agility” in business lately. But what does “being Agile” really mean? And, if you’re not a software developer, what does it mean to “borrow concepts from Agile software development”? There is no one specific way to be Agile.

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How eLearning Transforms Your Pharma Sales Reps Into Agile Sellers

CommLab India

Are your reps agile sellers? Agile selling is to absorb new information and acquire new skills swiftly so that better business outcomes can be churned out faster.In How Does E-learning Support Agile Selling? eLearning Design eLearning courses

Agile Instructional Design

B Online Learning

At the recent DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas, I attended a presentation on agile instructional design by Megan Torrance. During this presentation she discussed agile instructional design models such as SAM (Successive Approximation Model) and LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Methods Approach).

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Embracing The AGILE Method For Great eLearning Results

eFront

Agile learning design isn’t really a new phenomenon. Athletes, savvy entrepreneurs and hard-nosed businesspeople have known for decades that being agile in the face of tough competition is the key to success. What is Agile Learning? Making Agile Work in Organizations.

6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development

PulseLearning

Agile is a project management methodology used predominately in the software development industry. In recent times, Agile has been adopted by eLearning production teams due to its elastic nature, which allows the development process to respond flexibly to changing client needs.

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Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map

Challenge to Learn

This is a first post in a series of post on Agile eLearning development. I do believe that agile software development can offer us even more very practical ‘best practices’ that we can apply to eLearning. eLearning role. eLearning.

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ADDIE or Agile? A false dichotomy

Torrance Learning

There’s a lot of buzz these days about whether we should abandon the training industry’s go-to model, ADDIE, for an Agile approach. A disclaimer: we’re all about Agile, or rather, LLAMA – the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach – here at TorranceLearning. One of the core tenets of an Agile approach is iterative development. elearning Instructional Design LLAMA News

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Day one: My agile eLearning development presentation from #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

We launched our new free eLearning software and our booth had so many visitors that I haven’t been able to attend a single session at the conference, no sessions reports from me this time. So for day one I will limit myself to my presentation on agile eLearning development. We launched it successfully, you can check this new eLearning software out by yourself. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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Agile: An incredibly freeing way to work

Torrance Learning

At a recent conference session on using Agile project methods for elearning (what we call LLAMA) , an interesting question came up. With Agile-based methods – including the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach, or LLAMA for learning – the project manager is not making the plan. Not exactly what’s going on with an Agile team, though. Agile teams have a project leader. elearning LLAMA News

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ADDIE vs AGILE: How to set up a fast and effective eLearning production process

LearnUpon

Here are two proven production models that you should consider when developing eLearning. The ADDIE model for eLearning. During the development phase , the outlines determined during design are storyboarded, media assets are developed, and eLearning content is built.

Better eLearning: Agile, LLAMA, and Lean by Megan Torrance

Learning Solutions Magazine

Agile project management and lean manufacturing influence many activities today. LLAMA (lot like agile. eLearning. methods approach) applies those two processes and instructional-design best practices to deliver effective. At the Learning Solutions 2014 Conference, we crowd-sourced ways to reduce waste in. instructional design, and we present the results of that work here. Design Strategies Instructional Design Management Professional Development Project Management

Agile eLearning development (5): Chatty Kidz

Challenge to Learn

One of the people who responded to my posts on agile development is Ken Taggert , He is developing an Ipad app (Chatty Kidz) which combines video conferencing with educational activities for kids. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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Are You AGILE?

dVinci Interactive

Today, training and development professionals must deliver faster, more flexible customized learning solutions, and ultimately, be more agile instructional designers. That’s why we’ve been incorporating an AGILE approach to instructional design. AGILE is one of the latest instructional design trends developed by Conrad Gottfredson. Let’s take a look: A lign – This is my favorite step of AGILE Instructional Design. The post Are You AGILE? eLearning AGILE

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Why Learning Agility Might Be The Most Important Skill For Business Leaders To Hone

eLearningMind

Today, we call that ability to learn and grow quickly “learning agility,” and it’s a characteristic of some of the greatest minds of our generation. There’s an obvious delineation between agile learners and the complacent, but is learning agility a skill that can be taught within your organization? With the right environment and examples, entire organizations can be taught to become more agile and less married to their current ideas. Foster Through eLearning.

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What Does It Mean to Be Agile? by Megan Torrance

Learning Solutions Magazine

Agile project management is an approach for managing a creative project process, where team members. Here are the hallmarks of the agile process, and a way to begin learning how (and why) to put this effective, fluid approach to work for your eLearning. accept and expect change throughout the life of the project. development projects. Management Professional Development Project Management

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Agile eLearning development (3): Best practices, Demo’s, user stories and backlog

Challenge to Learn

In the previous post on agile eLearning development I wrote about culture. Agile development offers a range of best practices that are relatively easy to implement. Agile development works in short sprints (one or 2 weeks). Post 3: Agile eLearning development (2): Culture.

An Agile Year in Review

Torrance Learning

2014 was a big year for us in our Agile journey. A Quick Guide to LLAMA: Agile Project Management for Learning. Some of it is Agile-specific. That’s what you can expect as you implement LLAMA or any of the Agile project management approaches. All-Around Agility.

10 Ways ELearning Maximizes ROI

Origin Learning

With an agile workforce comes greater customer satisfaction. There was a time when training was seen as a necessary evil. Necessary because no organization can function without it, and evil because it was a huge expenditure – of time, money and other resources.

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Why Your Learners' Agility Is More Important Than Your Own by Noel Wurst

Learning Solutions Magazine

The agile manifesto, compiled more than 15 years ago, is hardly out of date today in its principles or core tenets. But there is another side to agility—the agility of your learners and customers. Here are some insights that may lead you not only to adopting agile development in eLearning, but also to reframing whose agility should be your focus.

Agile E-learning Development – An Overview

CommLab India

And, the online training world soon found an answer, a philosophy borrowed from the software industry – agile e-learning development. What is agile e-learning development? eLearning Design E-learning Development

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

Challenge to Learn

I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. My recap of the whole conference is summarized in the title.

eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Previously we dug into the alphabet soup of eLearning terms and acronyms. AGILE- AGILE is the counter method to sequential processes like ADDIE. The post eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms appeared first on Knowledge Direct.