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mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. It is very likely that that content was also delivered in multiple formats using gamification. The post mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017 appeared first on mLevel.

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Online Learning VS Traditional Formats: The Big 4 Benefits of eLearning

eFront

But how do traditional and online learning formats actually differ , and what can you expect from a transition to eLearning? Of course, there are many other differences between the traditional and the online learning environment that will be discussed in this article.

How To Implement Spaced Learning Into Your Training Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Here are the four way to implement spaced learning into your training program: Combine spaced learning with microlearning. Repeat content in different formats. How to Implement Spaced Learning Into Your Training Program. Repeat Content in Different Formats.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Program Design (11).

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. This, my friend, is that second article. Because that’s the whole point of this article.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation.

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

KnowledgeOne

While we looked at the first three in a previous article , we will explore here the latter. Firstly, because eLearning programs pose particular challenges due to, sometimes, lack of synchronicity, or the “face-to-face” interaction of learners with teachers/trainers, or even with their peers.

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

Your Training Edge

Even many students at traditional brick and mortar institutions are taking MOOCs, sometimes as standalone courses, sometimes as part of a hybrid learning program. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) recently celebrated their third anniversary.

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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3 E-Learning Industry Predictions for 2019

LearnDash

I must admit that each year this article gets increasingly more difficult to write. There is so much happening across the various verticals as education expands to more digital formats. Prediction #1: Increased emphasis on lessons over courses. However, I do believe that we will see more offerings and emphasis on lesson selection compared to strictly course enrollment. The issue is that learning programs are not static. It’s that time again.

Mini-bite Learning - One of the Top e-Learning Trends

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Came across an article on Vista Training''s blog that talks about 8 trends in eLearning. Last one in the list is about mini-bites of learning (also called learning chunks by Craig Weiss in his blog) where the author talks about learning which is incremental and can be done through short learning programs. Here is a portion of the article, which paraphrases Craig Weiss''s thoughts. You can access the article here.)

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5 Ways to Help Learners Stick with Your Course

LearnDash

But a micro-lesson , or even something as small as logging into a the LMS every day can help learners stay engaged. Logging into the system isn’t enough to help them complete a program, obviously, but it is enough to keep their interest engaged. And, once they log in, they may easily decide to stay to complete a short lesson or quiz. Create lessons that dovetail with daily routines. Or you can keep lessons the right length to fit in to a lunch break.

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How to Encourage Continuous Learning through Your Course

LearnDash

Adult learners tend to approach courses with one of two mindsets: either the program they’re signing up for is a once-and-done class, much like a seminar or a college-level credit course, or it’s part of an ongoing learning process. Keep lessons bite-sized. Of course, few learners will be able to build a habit if the lessons themselves are designed to fit a longer format. Continuous learning has obvious advantages for online instructors.

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The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life

mLevel

I am not going to go in depth about definitions and the science behind microlearning and gamification in this article, so if you want more background, check out our recent webinar with Karl Kapp, Author of The Gamification of Learning and Instruction as part of our Expert Series.

Engaging eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

Object Lesson: Use an “object lesson” approach to gain attention: this can be done just as easily in eLearning as in the classroom. A lot of courses start out with statistics or reasons why a program or product exists. All of us have experienced dry, boring, painful eLearning.

See What’s New In Version 2.4!

LearnDash

These two features were implemented because we see this as a major growing trend in the e-learning industry, and we wanted to get them to you as quick as possible so your learning programs can take advantage of them now. Various classes and IDs added to course, lesson, and topic templates.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

Define the type of courses like video courses, written format courses, etc. Various e-learning platforms allow tutors to post lessons and courses in various formats; videos are one the bests. It is a platform that follows the self-paced video format.

Key Factors in MOOC Success, Part 1

Your Training Edge

They have been tried in different formats and with different audiences, many educators have written about their experiences of teaching MOOCs, and universities have started to release data on their courses. Now that we have a better understanding of this new instructional format, we can start to look at what makes a MOOC successful and what doesn’t work, so we can begin to outline some best practices for creating massive digital learning environments.

3 Big Takeaways from Last Year’s Learning Development Projects

The Learning Dispatch

We recently did a retrospective of our 2018 projects, which got me thinking about the lessons that I’d like to carry into 2019 (and beyond). The new format was easier for the instructional designer to use and allowed the storyboard process to proceed more quickly.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

This is the third in a series of articles that tackle common objections to and arguments against using massive open online courses (MOOCs) for training. Read the previous article: People Don’t Learn as Well Online.

How to Create and Deliver Cost Effective Remote Training

Kitaboo

With these problems, how do you expect to efficiently manage a remote training program? The purpose of every training program is for employees to learn new skills and concepts and apply them in real-world situations. Suggested Articles.

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How to MOOC: Bite-Sized Content

Your Training Edge

These lessons are especially valuable for corporate training and continuing professional development programs, which companies are rapidly moving online to lower costs and increase efficiency. Over a series of articles, we will explore what MOOCs have taught us about the best ways to design, deliver, assess, and recognize learning online. Lectures have been staples practically since the beginning of training programs. articles, blogs, forums).

Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

Your Training Edge

You are about to join the myriad companies that have seen their training programs blossom through the incorporation of this new form of technology-enabled learning. This article outlines an overall approach for making the transition from ILT to a MOOC.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

Even to teach Microsoft Excel and SQL programming to business and sales analysts. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Each module should be broken down into lessons. Duration of each video lesson should be anywhere between 2 and 10 minutes. Shorter video lessons tend to create longer student engagement. Don’t get me wrong – Technical programming skills are not required.

What does Mobile Learning Look Like?

Mindflash

This article is the second in a two-part series on mLearning. The first article, Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay , covered why you should consider embedding mLearning into your overall learning strategy. And incorporate based on the lessons you’ve learned from past projects.

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

Articles/Posts. Megatrends in MOOCs: #4 Micro Learning Paths : This article (by Bryant Nielson) discusses how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)s can act as frameworks for a wide variety of micro learning activities.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Unfortunately, when workers are at work, there are deviations, exceptions, and unknowns that they have not been trained on – mainly because training programs are for perfect solutions, rather than exceptions. How to assist learners and workers go beyond the training programs they’re provided.

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Revisiting the Systematic Design Model

Adobe Captivate

In the place of a written lectures, micro-videos, audio files, instructional articles and/or sites that distill the major concepts addressed in the lessons are more appropriate. Ideally, course outcomes would be derived from the larger program outcomes and vision.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups.

9 of Your Customer Service Training Questions, Answered

Continu

Roleplaying is a method of contextual learning and helps solidify the concepts that trainees have learned in previous lessons. It takes some planning, but any organization can run its own customer service training program. Getting your program off the ground can take a while.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners. The goal of this article is to explain the hard to point nuances that differentiate traditional content from eLearning content. This term immediately converts your lesson into a game! It is not uncommon to address eLearning content as games, especially when game-like elements like scores and time-based assessments are added to the program.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. There are two ways to acquire screencast videos to use with a lesson: Find a screencast video that is already available from YouTube, Kahn Academy , neoK12 , or other sources.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners. The goal of this article is to explain the hard to point nuances that differentiate traditional content from eLearning content.

What is eLearning? How Can I Use It?

Convergence Training

eLearning presents material in a multimedia format, so you are more likely to remember it. article for more about this. Status separation shows the instructor the student’s lesson status, whether they have passed, failed, completed, incomplete, browsed, or not attempted the lesson. However, SCORM 2004 does not let the instructor know the specifics of where the student was in the lesson.

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How to Foster a Personalized Learning Culture in Classrooms?

ProProfs

Personalized learning refers to different types of learning experiences, instructional approaches, and educational programs that are intended to address the specific learning requirements, interests, cultural backgrounds, or aspirations of individual students.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

The last time I presented at Learning Technologies was three years ago - whilst still being responsible for delivering an eLearning program within a huge, global organisation. Create a network of eLearning champions Most organisations will start an eLearning program with a small team.

Collaborating for greater success

Learning Wire

… If you’ve missed the previous article, click here ! As we discuss in Chapter 4, telling people what’s at stake in a training program is essential. Ask line managers to talk about the context of the training and explain why the program is so important.