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The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

Of course, you might also consider a virtual learning platform, in which case you would join the 81 percent of companies who provide at least some of their training online. What is a Virtual Learning Environment? A virtual learning environment is an online system that allows education materials to be transmitted through the internet to transfer knowledge from organization to employee, or teacher to student. Books, Articles, and Other Writings.

Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment

TalentLMS

If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity. In this article, we uncover some mandatory tips to bear in mind when designing content for the international learner body. By providing options, you are encouraging non-native English speakers to learn a concept in their own language and boost their productivity.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

I recently conducted a one-month leadership development program at Harbinger Group. The program, dubbed BaseCamp 2010, addressed 40 participants drawn from the senior and mid-level ranks of the company. The goal of the program was to expose participants to selected ideas in innovation, strategy, leadership and vision: all of them set in the context of high tech industry. We decided to set up an ad-hoc social learning environment mostly using freely available tools.

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. Synchronous Learning.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0,

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Demonstrating Your Training Program’s Return on Investment

Learning Wire

If you’ve missed the previous article … Technology can make professional learning affordable, easy, and convenient. As distance‐learning programs grow ever more popular, companies have discovered that technology‐ driven learning can be a critical tool to communicate new information and regulations with far‐flung workers, and to help businesses that are experiencing significant growth get employ- ees quickly on the same page. Learning trends

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20,000 US Hackers Wanted.Creating the Computer Elite (or Failing at it)

Kapp Notes

Recently Newsweek ran an article titled Educating Elite Hackers. The article gives an example: In a cybersecurity simulation (called "Netwars"), the 240 contestants were required to hack into 12 servers. Tags: Out and About programming

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

KnowledgeOne

This social dimension is also the basis of our ability to learn, and the eLearning environment shouldn’t be a stranger to it. While we looked at the first three in a previous article , we will explore here the latter. A lesson plan ++. Learning socially.

How to Encourage Continuous Learning through Your Course

LearnDash

Continuous learning has obvious advantages for online instructors. 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. When a learner signs up for a subscription, they do so with the mindset that whatever they’re about to learn is part of an ongoing commitment in their life.

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Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

The pace is getting faster and companies are looking for employees who can think on their feet, learn as they go and absorb information flying at them from multiple directions. You'll learn: How VR enables effective training and the myriad of VR use cases.

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When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

In today's digital learning boom, it's easy for university educators to feel like they're losing control of their own classrooms. A good starting point is to choose e-learning tools that are simple enough to pick up and use instantly. Happy technology learning!

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.

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

eFront

The debate to compare the differences and similarities between online and traditional learning environment is as old as 1999. But how do traditional and online learning formats actually differ , and what can you expect from a transition to eLearning?

Key Factors in MOOC Success, Part 1

Your Training Edge

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. Over a series of two articles, we’ll explore the qualities of good MOOCs, especially as they related to workforce and corporate learning. The pilot program, which involved basic math courses, was run for two semesters.

Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

What does “micro learning” mean to you? Micro learning is not a new concept, but it’s a powerful one. According to eLearning Industry’s contributor Asha Pandey, micro learning consists of “ short, 3- to 5-minute focused learning nugget(s)…designed to meet a specific learning outcome.”

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. Moving from traditional ILT to a MOOC is not as simple as just putting your current learning resources online.

Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

What does “micro learning” mean to you? Micro learning is not a new concept, but it’s a powerful one. According to eLearning Industry’s contributor Asha Pandey, micro learning consists of “ short, 3- to 5-minute focused learning nugget(s)…designed to meet a specific learning outcome.”

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

The huge wave of internet in last few decades has led to the evolution of online based user experience, whether it’s about searching, marketing, shopping and learning. Educators might be concerned to think how well the digital environment boosts students’ participation.

How to Foster a Personalized Learning Culture in Classrooms?

ProProfs

The increasing importance of personalized learning forced many schools around the world to create better environments for their students. With the rise of technology in classrooms(blended-learning models, online classrooms, etc.), Learning & Training

Personalized Learning in the age of Artificial Intelligence

Impelsys

World of education has been seeing numerous changes with the advent of edtech, elearning, assessment tools, knowledge enhancing ancillaries, online forums and social media, which are collectively changing the way learning is delivered and consumed.

A Day In The Life Of A Microlesson

Ed App

As you can most likely figure, a microlesson is some sort of ‘small lesson’ But, what could the benefits of that possibly be? Microlearning is a modern, forward-thinking training strategy, utilised by a multitude of learning and development professionals, globally. In this article, we outline the top benefits of sharing microlessons with your employees. Lessons are engaging and motivating.

How to Choose the Right Blended Learning Model for your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning combines traditional face-to-face classroom teaching with online instruction. For example, a subject may be explained by a teacher in front of the students, while knowledge enhancement in the form of supporting topics and activities might be offered in the online environment.

A Sneak Peak on eFrontPro

eFront

It combines the depth of eFront with a new fluid interface , reworked internals and support for blended learning. This is the first of a series of articles in which we will be analyzing the following features of eFront: Part 1 – User interface (UI). Part 3 – Blended learning (ILT).

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The 5 W’s of Training Rollouts

The Learning Dispatch

If the training rollout is for a new timekeeping system, trainees will need to learn about different aspects of the software. Hourly workers will need to learn different information than accounting personnel. Does the content require a specific environment or equipment?

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Jay Cross

An article entitled Why Organizations Don’t Learn by Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats in the November 2015 issue of Harvard Business Review caught my eye. The resemblance of their suggestions and the content of Real Learning is uncanny. navigating complex environments.

Podcasts in eLearning

TalentLMS

Have you ever used radio programs or audio CDs for learning? Audio podcasts are like radio programs, and can be used for learning. In this article, we will discover the best scenarios that call for podcasts and best practices for producing them.

22 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 14

Upside Learning

This time around we decided to go all out on training and learning. But our loyalties towards mobile learning cannot be questioned! Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? The Future Of Learning.

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Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay

Mindflash

This article, which covers reasons why you should consider mLearning as part of your overall learning strategy, is the first of a two-part series on m-Learning. The second article will cover how to create mLearning programs, and what mLearning “looks like”.

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. With the widespread use of platform independent eLearning, instructors scramble to convert their existing courses’ content into online learning material. Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content.

Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

The digital business will entail a new role for L&D that starts with redefining digital learning strategy, which incorporates leadership, learners, learning offer & technology – and a re-engineered L&D operation with a digital mindset and -skills.

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.

The 6 Benefits of ePortfolios and How To Create Them

eFront

In this article, we’ll talk about training ePortfolios, their purposes and their benefits to the eLearner. As demand for eLearning programs in corporations grows, so does the need to manage the achieved knowledge. It is a detailed description of learning that has taken place.

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. With the widespread use of platform independent eLearning, instructors scramble to convert their existing courses’ content into online learning material.

How To Align L&D With Corporate Goals

Ed App

Learning and development (L&D) has rapidly evolved over the past decade, whereby the achievement of corporate goals is reliant on following the course of an L&D path. Aligning your organization’s learning and development plan with your corporate goals can prove to be difficult, nonetheless, it is a beyond worthwhile investment. In this article, we discuss how you too can reap the rewards of microlearning. Find potential gaps in learning.

7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers

TalentLMS

Have you hired someone to develop online training programs for your organization? In this article, you’ll get the answers to all these questions. Enthusiasm for lifelong learning. Learning Management System. These are all barriers to learning.

A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

Despite an attractive learning offer, state-of-art learning technology and a corporate learning strategy, we hear that many CLOs are struggling with what really counts: learner engagement! Make sure that learning is inherently part of your organization’s strategy and culture.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Regardless of your sector, job function or training requirements, you’ve probably noticed an uptick in learning opportunities—higher frequency, quicker learning bursts, delivered on the fly just in time. But delivering impactful employee learning isn’t always easy.