Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. That forum is still up and running. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful.

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Learning Technologies Summer Forum: Microlearning, Our Thoughts

Unicorn Training

We had a great time at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum (LTSF), Kensington Olympia yesterday. Microlearning doesn't have to be just videos, it can also be infographics, peer-to-peer, documents, quizzes, games, web articles, interactive lessons to name a few. At our recent client forum we talked about 'mobile moments' and how mobile learning needs to fit into people’s lives in a way they are already familiar with.

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How to Stop Worrying About a Jobless Future? An article from Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy

Coorpacademy

This article has been originally published in Bdaily Business News. Here are some extracts of the article: “We all know that Artificial Intelligence and automation are coming at us at breakneck speed. According to The World Economic Forum, technologies like AI and Robotic Process Automation are indeed entering every profession, and at speed. ” You can read the article in its complete and original form here!

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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. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010. Great stuff again this month. The following are the top items based on social signals.

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

Learnnovators

Lessons learned by successful and effective managers are roughly: 70% from tough jobs; 20% from people (mostly the boss); 10% from courses and reading” Survey by McCall, Lombardo & Eichinger at the Center for Creative Leadership. 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.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

Lessons learned by successful and effective managers are roughly: 70% from tough jobs; 20% from people (mostly the boss); 10% from courses and reading” Survey by McCall, Lombardo & Eichinger at the Center for Creative Leadership. 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.

Are You Taking Advantage of Learner-Generated Content?

LearnDash

Where before learners simply had to read your course lessons and watch videos, content generation puts them in a creative position. Make your forum a central part of your online course. As we’ve discussed previously, online forums are a great way to build a community around your course. After a while, the lack of posting and updates makes the whole forum look like a graveyard of dead conversations rather than a lively center for discussion.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

I’m not new to Flash or HTML, but Dave’s article along with supporting Screenr screencasts inspired me to give it a try. Leave a Reply Feed Recent Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player What Tools Should We Learn?

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. A lesson can only be either video or text with an image. Either one of those options can include a download which will show in the course outline and not the lesson itself. Do you need to have a discussion forum ?

ID and e-Learning Links (7/27/14)

Experiencing eLearning

Series of articles on LMSs. Research comparing teaching the big picture as an integrated whole versus a series of short lessons on single topics. Search the Articulate forums and resources. Five Steps to Evaluate and Select an LMS: Proven Practices by Steve Foreman : Learning Solutions Magazine. Selection, implementation, operation and governance, and the future of LMSs with xAPI. tags: lms xAPI TinCanAPI.

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The Importance of Interactivity in electronic distance learning programs

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

Educators play a key role in engaging students with other participants in a modern and asynchronous way, encouraging them to respond to their questions by creating a learning community that will provide learners with equal opportunities for communication such as live lessons and interaction in the virtual environment (Maboe, 2017). his article was also published at [link] . . 24th Telecommunications Forum (TELFOR), Telecommunications Forum (TELFOR), 2016 24th, 1.

Does Your Course Suffer from Learner Burnout?

LearnDash

Learners are more prone to be interrupted mid-lesson, and then have to pick up where they left of at a later date. Sometimes a new learner will sign up for a course and burn through several lessons, only to fall off the map after a week.

[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. More generally, it also invites to think carefully about how to make optimal use of this type of interactive tool; Riggs and Linder speak of the need to re-imagine discussion forums as interactive spaces. In their article Actively Engaging Students in Asynchronous Online Classes , Shannon A. A lesson plan ++. Articles Catherine Meilleur Research

How to Impress Your Guest: 5 Key Ways to Use Learning for Hospitality

Litmos

A great way to do this is to start a discussion forum that your employees can join and contribute to on a regular basis. Supervisory training can include many components, including lessons on communication skills, conflict resolution, team building exercises, and more. Articles digital learning hospitality industry social learning

“Automating” your Classroom Training

rapidLD

For now, I’ll stick to today’s reality and avoid Elroy’s Little Dipper School (if this reference isn’t hitting home – check out this article about a popular futuristic show from my childhood). Similar to the blended learning activities I previously described, this collaboration component may also be augmented through virtual pre-class meet & greet activities and/or post-class discussion threads/forums. Articles Classroom ILT“Automating” your Classroom Training.

14 Badge Ideas to Engage and Motivate Learners

LearnDash

I can see awarding this to learners who finish a course within a certain period of time, or who complete a certain number of lessons in a day. Looking around, here are a few more ideas that could work for online learners: Badges to encourage forum use: Conversationalist: For being active in the discussion forum. A badge recognizes them for their effort and marks them as a positive contributor to the forum. Scholar: For completing a lesson.

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Using LearnDash for Schools

LearnDash

In this article I will share some of the relevant features and add-ons used within the classroom (traditional education) setting. Resources – Other useful articles and resources worth reviewing. Lesson Drip-Feeding. Classrooms using LearnDash often leverage the scheduled lesson feature so that certain lesson become available every week, thus preventing the students from skipping too far ahead. The notes are autmoatically organized by course and lesson.

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eLearning as Part of an Informal Learning Strategy

Integrated Learnings

Much of my learning came from brainstorming with peers, participating in online forums , reading (articles, books, blogs, etc.), Compare that to making time to complete a 1-hour lesson. We could make short eLearning lessons available as a supplement to new employee training, or any other formal course. The formal course builds the foundational knowledge and skills required for the job, with short eLearning lessons available to help people advance their skills later.

LearnDash vs. LifterLMS: Which LMS Platform is Right for You?

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

In this article we’re going to compare two popular WordPress LMS plugins, LearnDash vs. LifterLMS, so you can make your choice. Multimedia support (including support for video lessons). Lessons and Quizzes are both detachable elements in the LifterLMS Course Builder.

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. 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. Maybe you deliver lessons in audio format so that your learners can listen while they drive to work. Or you can keep lessons the right length to fit in to a lunch break.

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How to Start An Online Private Tutoring Website: Everything You Need to Know

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Hence, in this article, we’ll take a look at what you need to have in your tutoring site to replicate the real-world experience and how you can get such a site built for you. Functionality to add community forums. Well, with the help of forums.

What Can the E-Learning Industry Learn from Omnichannel?

LearnDash

But, insofar as learners can engage with the course across these platforms, content should be accessible and in-sync with the lesson plan. They join your community forum and begin watching videos and taking quizzes. The learner heads to work, but wants to review a lesson during their lunch break. Their earlier sign-in makes it easier for them to integrate with the learning group on Facebook, where they connect with other learners and share interesting articles to the group.

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

Pinlearn

I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Facebook Groups, Forums and Niche Communities. Here’s the interesting part – You get to listen to your potential audience by being a member of Facebook groups, forums like Reddit and online communities like Quora. Each module should be broken down into lessons. Duration of each video lesson should be anywhere between 2 and 10 minutes.

LearnDash vs LearnPress vs Sensei vs WP Courseware: Comparison of Top WordPress LMS 2020

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

WP Courseware, along with this, also allows previewing lessons before people buy them. Interactive notifications and forums. Another addition is an interactive forum for all the courses/modules that allow discussions about the same. Discussion Forums.

5 Best WordPress LMS Plugins for eLearning Websites

Ayatas

In this article, we have discussed the most popular LMS Plugins for WordPress that help to create an e-learning website. Option for creating unlimited courses and lessons. in the lessons. Learndash has pre-built dynamic forums. Each course built with LearnDash has two broader sections – lessons and topics. Lessons are the main section having different topics included. The content to the topics or lessons can be added using the WordPress editor.

Playable UI, eLearning Challenges, and HapYak: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. We’ll usually include some commentary from the original team member who found the article, too. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter.

5 Best WordPress LMS Plugins for eLearning Websites

Ayatas

In this article, we have discussed the most popular LMS Plugins for WordPress that help to create an e-learning website. Option for creating unlimited courses and lessons. in the lessons. Learndash has pre-built dynamic forums. Each course built with LearnDash has two broader sections – lessons and topics. Lessons are the main section having different topics included. The content to the topics or lessons can be added using the WordPress editor.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

We take turns finding interesting articles and curating them on the BLP blog. We identify three key topics that relate to the articles and pose them in the form of a question during the chat. Since the articles are curated for them, it is easy to participate, learn something new, and be done in 30 minutes. eLearning Guild Online Forum. We’ll share testimonials from team members, describe how to set up a social media chat, and give you our top lessons learned.

How to start an online school in 2020 [An Ultimate guide]

Pinlearn

Plan And Prepare The Class Lesson. With the business model, your niche, and market research in place, you can start planning your lessons or what you are going to teach in your classes. Before you launch, it is a good practice to prepare at least one full lesson of your classes.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

An example of a spaced eLearning approach might be one microlearning lesson every day. For example, posting a link to a noteworthy eLearning article or video will give online learners the chance to expand their knowledge base. Once they have completed an eLearning lesson or module the system will automatically highlight that. How You Can Deliver Highly Effective Courses Through Bite-Sized eLearning.

Benefits of the 70 20 10 model: how to include social and experiential learning in your online training

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

You can easily ensure that your online course content sets up your learners for the social and experiential learning part by ensuring your lessons incorporate the following tried and tested formats. Bite sized lessons. We’ve all been there – Googling an answer to a seemingly simple question and instead getting lengthy articles and a ten minute long YouTube video. Ideally, your lessons should explain concepts and ideas in just 3-4 minutes.

22 Reasons Why WordPress+LearnDash is the Best for an Online School

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

In this article, we’re going to explore 22 features that make WordPress + LearnDash the right choice for any e-Learning site (including your own future school site). Even if you don’t have any experience with it, there are plenty of video tutorials as well as explanatory articles available online (like this tutorial ) to help you set up your site easily. #2. You can easily set up course pages, student accounts, instructor accounts, forums, communities, classrooms, and dashboards.

6 benefits of social & collaborative learning

Docebo

Learning doesn’t stop when ‘lesson time is over’. Social learning is usually supported by a specific set of features for example, chat, forum, FAQs, blog, etc. You can read about our upcoming release here , and this article provides further reading on whether the 70:20:10 model still has relevance in today’s learning organizations.

How Can Enterprises Get Better Training ROI with Blended Learning Solutions?

Hurix Digital

A better option is to access online resources, upload on an online corporate training platform and then send the link to the article, PDF, presentation or a document to the learners. Besides, online forums and communities also provide employees a platform to debate, share, and seek information, all of which makes the subject under discussion more relevant and interesting. In this blog we talk about how blended learning solutions help enterprises get better training roi.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

Also, if an English course offers mobile learning options to students, mobile devices will almost surely be used to study lessons, complete quizzes, track progress, communicate with peers, etc. It allows teachers to gather statistics on students and determine how to help them succeed and structure future lessons. Academia’s article Technology and ELT says, “The biggest advantage of SMS is that the comfort level is very high when compared to oral communication.

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Advantages of LearnDash Over other Plugins for eLearning Website Development

Ayatas

In this article, we elaborated the advantages of Learndash over other plugins for building eLearning courses. You can break courses into lessons, categories, topics, quizzes and rename them easily. Time Schedule for Lessons: If you think that a user might take a long time or skip the content of the course, then you can set time for each lesson to prevent learners from jumping. LearnDash is one of the best LMS plugins available for websites offering online courses.

5 Guidelines for Evaluating Your Curated eLearning Content

Frooxl

The internet has countless videos, articles, blog posts, and DIY tutorials available at our fingertips. Check forums for mentions, and see if the content has been cited in any other blog posts or research reports. When the content is created with a certain type of person in mind, that person will be more likely to deeply engage with the content and understand the lesson. Old content that makes old references can take your learners out of the lesson.