Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. This project provided many lessons that became apparent through the analysis of the RFI responses.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Leadership Lessons from Your Dog: Be Doggedly Determined.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Learner Beliefs About Learning.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. At the bottom of the article is a link to another article with a training exercise.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. 11 Leadership Lessons from Puppy Training. Are You Holding Your Learners Accountable?

eLearning: Determining the Best Size for Today's Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning lessons using any of the top development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio), you need to take the size of your learner's device into account. If you make your eLearning lesson too large (I'm talking width and height, not how many megabytes the lesson might be), learners with small displays may have to scroll to see your content.

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Are You Taking Advantage of Learner-Generated Content?

LearnDash

Learner-generated content is a great way to flip the classroom and engage students. Your learners themselves can generate course content, and doing so is likely to lead to better outcomes. Of course, the purpose of learner-generated content isn’t to offload your job onto you learners. Where before learners simply had to read your course lessons and watch videos, content generation puts them in a creative position.

Learner Marketing: How Storytelling Can Boost Learner Engagement

Learning Wire

In our previous article about learner marketing, we explained how you can create a 360° communications strategy that puts learners at the heart of the learning process. In learner marketing, storytelling taps into the same creative ideals. Article L&D Best Practices

Learning Circuits 3D Article

Kapp Notes

As part of the blog book tour, Tony and Karl wrote an article for ASTD Learning Circuit s called Lessons Learned from Conducting 3D Virtual World Learning Experiences Here are some of those lessons, go to the article to see more detail and the "missing" lessons. Lesson 1: Solve a real business need with the implementation of the virtual immersive environment. Lesson 3: Allow learners time alone with their avatar.

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned. Fantasy has high appeal – even to “corporate” learners. This lesson is a critical one.

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Micro lesson plan: How to make the best in 4 Steps

Ed App

In this article, Ed Microlearning’s Instructional Design team – which has created an inordinate amount of micro lessons and courses – give their advice on creating the best micro lesson plan. The 4 Steps to creating the best micro lesson plan.

L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice. In 2005 he looked at 105 articles on learning games on behalf of the Naval Air Warfare Center Trainings Systems Division.

14 Badge Ideas to Engage and Motivate Learners

LearnDash

How to use badges to build habits, encourage socialization, and teach learners how to use your system. We’ve written before about how badges and gamification elements encourage learners to engage with a course. And, as it so happens, it’s also an excellent case study in how to use gamification to support learners in your course. Once learners notice they have a streak going, they’ll keep checking in so as not to break it. Scholar: For completing a lesson.

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Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

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. All learners are different.

Letting Learners Take the Wheel

CLO Magazine

There’s enough information out there for learners to get bogged down. Blesoff said learning leaders who are in charge of developing companywide learning initiatives need to consider them from the perspective of the learner: What would add value to this particular lesson?

5 Ways to Help Learners Stick with Your Course

LearnDash

This automation is key, because it makes it easier for learners to start their course and stick to it. Accordingly, designing a course that helps learners build learning habits could have a huge impact on engagement and completion rates. Here are a few ways you can adjust your course structure and delivery to help form learner habits. Forming a new habit is difficult, but turning a small behavior into a “streak” is an easy way to motivate learners to keep up.

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Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of training: Lessons from a Legend

Origin Learning

Kirkpatrick , Professor Emeritus, University Of Wisconsin first gave his ideas for a series of articles to be published in the Journal of American Society of Training Directors in the year 1959, hardly had anyone anticipated that this was to be the stuff of legend. When Donald L.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”. Now, with shorter ILT time windows and modules that are sent directly to learners, instructional designers have to reflect on the desired outcomes of the training and be sure learners can dive deeply into that content.

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Improved Learner Experience with the New Audio Player [New Feature]

learnWorlds

You can now upload an audio lesson on LearnWorlds, and it will play using the new player. Students now can control the audio lessons using keyboard shortcuts: space = play/pause. You can follow the instructions of our how-to article here. Why Use Audio in Online Lessons.

Helping Learners Pay More Attention: Can Classroom Strategies Work for e-learning?

G-Cube

In a classroom scenario, students are physically present in their classes, but not paying attention to all the lessons being taught. An article ‘Why can’t students just pay attention’ , throws light on the importance of increasing the attention span of the learners.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Check out how this tax quiz uses frequently asked questions right off the gate as a way to teach learners about deductible and non-deductible tax items.

Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Micro-scenarios prevent information overload and give learners more capacity to focus and accumulate information. In virtual learning, both the trainer and the learners are separated by space and barriers.

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. ” You can read the article in its complete and original form here!

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Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

When the Learner is the Teacher, Do We Need Instructional Designers? Flip this lesson! GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure.

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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.

Adaptive Learning: What Is It And What Does It Mean For Your Learners

Litmos

Adaptive learning didn’t stay in school; since 2013, adaptive has been making its way into L&D, where it helps companies serve personalized training to employees and other learners. Adaptive learning, at its most basic, is learni ng that adapts to the learner.

Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Micro-scenarios prevent information overload and give learners more capacity to focus and accumulate information. In virtual learning, both the trainer and the learners are separated by space and barriers.

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.

Creating Big Lessons By Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

The emphasis is getting learners involved in the story and not just telling the learners the story. Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. In virtual learning, both the trainer and the learners are separated by space and barriers.

eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? How short is our typical learner's attention span these days, after all? Probably   The learners we address with our eLearning projects are bombarded with information, often in the form of movies, videos, and television. To some extent, the type of lesson will determine how much voiceover is proportional to each action.

5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

Similarly, instructional design needs to embrace the learners first, and then create an experience that creates change. Engage ideas from the intended learners. Similarly, you can’t create an e-learning course if you don’t know anything about the learners.

Using Lessons from Video Games in E-Learning

Learning Developments

There are lessons that can be learned on how to use games in learning. I wrote a blog article last year about what the 80's movie WarGames teaches us about learning games. Some of these lessons are: Games can be used to simulate real work situations. Games should allow learners to fail and discover winning strategies. Recently I wrote a blog article called Learning Lessons from Black Ops. I'm a child of the 80's.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

Conflicts induce emotions and learners respond to them. The learners are now thinking, "What will happen next?" Some learners might say "Roxanne is overly sensitive," while others might say "Tim is a dork, I will slap his face instantly."

10 eLearning Design Techniques for Improved Learner Engagement

Hurix Digital

eLearning has several advantages- learners can learn at their own pace, anytime, and anywhere. eLearning, thus, gives learners greater ownership of their learnings. There is no fixed schedule for lessons and learners can access tutorials and modules when they have the time.