The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

As soon as budgets became tighter, particularly following the global financial crisis in 2008, the more forward-looking Chief Learning Officers, HR Directors and business leaders looked to alternative approaches. ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

The trainer may be available for a face-to-face support, or through online forums, chats, onsite mall-group instruction, group projects, and individual tutoring, depending on the individual requirements. A training need analysis exercise is not only essential, but mandatory.

What is Informal Learning?

LearnUpon

As informal training is a more laissez-faire process, it’s less likely to become a point of tension or a burdensome exercise for the learner. Alternatively, there is a forum, a work-centered place where your employees come together, chat, ask questions, and learn. Again, with an LMS, having a forum is an easy feature to implement. When you think of the concept of learning, what do you imagine? Courses, instructors, exams, assignments?

40

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. Over time, content providers will supplement their core offerings with live webinars, interactive exercises, discussion forums, wikis, social networks etc. MOOCs get a bad rap.

Roles 285

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

It’s not only relevant, but it’s also a great practical exercise that will give your learners hands-on experience and make the lesson more memorable. What are the alternatives to using social media in your course? For instance, do you need a Facebook group if you already have a forum? A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. Over time, content providers will supplement their core offerings with live webinars, interactive exercises, discussion forums, wikis, social networks etc. MOOCs get a bad rap.

Roles 232

Why We’re Excited About Open edX Hawthorn

Appsembler

But how can you track the learner’s completion of exercises while they’re progressing through a course? But, if you don’t want to put your video content on Youtube, an alternative option is Amazon S3. Improved discussion forum features. Enabling forum notifications.

Open 65

The discussion – The Mechanics of MOOCs for Employee Learning –

Learning Cafe

Sian ran a exercise where the participants were asked to respond to the following scenario. She recently sent an email out to all of the members of her business unit encouraging them to use MOOCs as an alternative to in house training programs currently offered by the organisation. The Mechanics – MOOCs for Employee Learning – Online Forum from Learning Cafe. Sunder talked about use of a Presentation Skills MOOCs at JLT Group.

NEWS: Handle Emotive Issues With Care Warns Financial Services Training Expert

Unicorn Training

Having a training approach where such issues are included as part of a firm’s wider ethical business culture, and not treated in isolation as a ‘tick box’ exercise to appease the regulators, can go a long way to avoiding such reputational damage."Earlier

Issue 52

What is Blended Learning?

LearnUpon

Webinars have become a more viable alternative for face-to-face classroom sessions – and they’re delivered online! During the live training sessions, learning can be enhanced through the use of multimedia content or computer-based exercises.

What is Blended Learning?

LearnUpon

Webinars have become a more viable alternative for face-to-face classroom sessions – and they’re delivered online! During the live training sessions, learning can be enhanced through the use of multimedia content or computer-based exercises.

Duolingo: The Smartest Business Model in Education Technology

Pinlearn

It also gathers community experiences through different discussion boards and forums. However, there are alternative cost-effective ways to create a website like Duolingo. Busuu comes in two formats; the free version offers flashcards, writing exercises and corrections from native speakers and the premium version comes equipped with quizzes, grammar exercises, offline mobile apps, and a vocabulary trainer, in addition to myriad other features.

MySQL 54

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Top Topics and Posts As part of this exercise, I went back to look at my top posts and hottest topics for the year via eLearning Learning. Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010.

The discussion – The Mechanics of MOOCs for Employee Learning

Learning Cafe

She recently sent an email out to all of the members of her business unit encouraging them to use MOOCs as an alternative to in house training programs currently offered by the organisation. Sian ran a exercise where the participants were asked to respond to the following scenario. The Mechanics – MOOCs for Employee Learning – Online Forum from Learning Cafe.

Designing eLearning Experiences that Match Learner Preferences

Mindflash

Incorporate relevant role-playing exercises or skits into the eLearning courses. Create exercises which include group problem-solving and identify subject matter experts who can be continued resources back on the job. eLearning requires interaction of one kind or another.

eLearning Observations, Codeyear and Web Tools

Moodle Journal

Well I must say I did not imagine commenting in my blog that upon discovering my class had abandoned a programming exercise I had set, and were all fully immersed with some page on the Internet, that I would be happy, but I was. Over the previous weekend I had posted a forum message asking everyone to try-out the new Codeyear initiative.

Web 100

7 Traits Of A Successful Corporate eLearning Culture

eFront

The alternative is an uncomfortable work environment where employees are afraid to voice their concerns. This may be in the form of email contacts , FAQs , online tutorials , and peer-based forums. Is your corporate eLearning culture on the road to success?

How to Instantly Improve Your Leadership Training

Learnloft

Less than 5 percent of professionals who enrolled completed the exercises and finished the course. An Alternative Approach. The feedback isn’t meant to make the officer feel bad about their performance or to promote a forum to air petty grievances. It’s easy to understand why the modern workforce doesn’t get excited about leadership development initiatives.

How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

Side note: Check out this article on conducting a root-cause analysis and this article for a similar exercise called a learning team (or this one for learning teams and operational learning ) to get an example of what Michelle’s talking about.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Flowcharting: Procedure for identifying and graphically representing the sequential and alternative relationships among processes and decision points relevant to completing a project. In our first Back to Basics blog “What is Instructional Design?”

Avoiding humiliation

Clive on Learning

If role plays are unavoidable, the risks can be reduced by allowing for repetitive, short practices in twos or threes, rather than one major, do-or-die exercise in front of the whole class. Posting to forums : It's surprising how anxious people can be about something which many of us regard as quite trivial, but remember that not all of us find it easy to articulate our thoughts in writing - this might even be one of the activities we are most trying to avoid.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

While this continues to be true today, we now have so many more resources available to us, including social learning forums and online materials. When teaching surgery, drag-and-drop exercises and video may be very important. Those who have had no exposure to learning principles often find such an exercise a real eye-opener and almost invariably see the wisdom in creating learning that really works, not that which is linear in nature.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

The alternative approach: “Thought and Action are One” (learn and apply, learning by doing) gained popularity. Without presenting an alternative way of writing content, SMEs will cling to these traditonal methods. Gamification Mario Herger , at the Caltech Entrepreneurs’ Forum last Jan.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

” (simulation, modeling, alternative futures projection). The eLearning Forum conducts a monthly educational meeting. He is CEO of eLearning Forum, a 1500-member think tank and advocacy group, and founder of Internet Time Group.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine - Kapp Notes , March 2, 2010 Unfortunately, Training Magazine is folding up shop on its web site, print magazine and conferences. Top five tips for writing an effective, engaging compliance course - Spicy Learning , March 9, 2010 Compliance training has a bad reputation for being little more than a box-ticking exercise. Best of eLearning Learning. March 1, 2010 to March 14, 2010. March is off to a great start!

How to make the most out of a conference

E-Learning Provocateur

From this fruitful exercise I’m pleased to share with you 8 co‑created tips for making the most out of a conference. Alternatively you could take photos, draw pictures, produce mind maps, or record videos.