Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

X-based learning: sorting out pedagogies and design CLARK QUINN | THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012. 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.

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The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve


Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? For content creators, this means you can help your learners retain your lessons through the following reinforcement tactics.

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eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

Spencer Ackerman features Vanguard of Valor, an interactive teaching tool built to instruct the mid-career officers who pass through the Army’s Combined Arms Center, about the lessons accumulated from years of hard-fought war in Afghanistan. Our Belief.

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This article focuses on the latter. education Integris learning management MIS pedagogy RM schools students teachers TechnologyPhoto by Helloquence on unsplash This is the first post in a new series about School Management Information Systems.

Do humour and learning mix well?


In the context of pedagogy and learning, subject of our interests here, a few studies seem to support the idea that learners better perceive a teacher who makes good use of humour in the classroom than a one who makes little use of it. ” In his article Humour and Communication.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile


As instructors look for ways to improve their pedagogy, finding ways for these two teaching methods to work together will be an important competitive edge. As a portable device, learners not only have access everywhere , they are also able to pick up lessons exactly where they left them off.

Is LXP the new LMS?


Discover the full article here! Here are some extracts from the article: “Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been the central and most talked-about technology in the e-learning and corporate Learning & Development (L&D) space for the last 20 years.

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.

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

Your Training Edge

This article outlines an overall approach for making the transition from ILT to a MOOC. Instead, take your course materials and focus on creating short, standalone lessons.

How Machine Learning and AI are Making Online Learning More Beneficial


This includes the gradual unlocking of content, in line with our pedagogy of balancing performance with difficulty and avoiding inundating students. Similarly, Byjus leverages data, ML and AI to offer personalized lessons. This article was first published on

How to design a micro-learning system for your organisation in 6 easy steps


The good news is, once you finish reading this article, you will know exactly how to start and where to start. An established concept in Formal Learning design, creating a learning flow is akin to establishing curriculum and lesson plans for a course. This makes it essential to embrace a participative pedagogy delivered through interactivity. Designing a learning system for any organisation is a critical task.

7 Instructional design principles for professors and teachers looking to create effective eLearning modules


Teachers and professors who are talking to Generation Z students in their classroom, cannot afford to only depend on conventional pedagogy. Use strategies to present and cue lesson content to provide more effective, efficient instruction.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Online Teachers: Instructions - Online Pedagogy/Teaching Tools How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

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3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment


Pedagogy and andragogy research indicate a higher order of thinking induced in the learner when they are encouraged to maintain certain reflective practices. Failures also need to be recorded towards developing a “lessons learned” list.

How to Ensure your Employees are up to Date With Their eLearning Courses


In this article we’ll examine several ways to come up with an effective employee training plan that will increase employee participation and ensure that your employees complete online training courses inside your LMS portal.

That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

As we discussed in an earlier article , adults learn for specific reasons, and they bring unique talents and abilities to the table. Learning styles and pedagogy in post-16 learning: A systematic and critical review.

8 Keys to the Mindset of a Successful eLearning Professional

SHIFT eLearning

We need pedagogy, not just cool tools.” We raised several questions this year, expect more brain-focus articles in the coming year. Adult learners want to take control of their lessons, to choose. Whether you are just getting started with eLearning and looking to get a better understanding of eLearning best practices, or you''ve been creating courses for a while and are trying to find ways of making your material more effective, considering the basics of eLearning is key.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

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Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Creating Dynamic Presentations with Prezi - WISE Pedagogy , May 24, 2010. Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets - LearnNuggets , May 20, 2010. Pedagogy? Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more).

Training at its Basic is a Positive Impact Caused by Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

The WSJ recently ran an informative article, Lessons Learned that discusses the importance of the need to create a workplace environment that actively encourages people to change. Simply designing a learning process for them is andragogy or pedagogy design.

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

And I should hear note that I’m posting this in order to: (1) recommend Siva’s article, and (2) make an obvious point about MOOCs. X-based learning: sorting out pedagogies and design CLARK QUINN | THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012. Sharing lessons HAROLD JARCHE | FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012.

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Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

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4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. mLearn2010 Augmented Reality and Mobile Learning - some lessons learned by Gunnar Liestol , October 21, 2010 Gunnar is a curly person with glasses, who just gives an AMAZING presentation!!

How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Because of this you can assess the learner’s understanding and your ability to communicate the lesson and then make any adjustments on the fly. Oddly, although I analyze my audience extensively and watch my language and sentence structure in order to avoid being misunderstood, I never looked at it quite as Tom presented in this article. What it was mention about before about the different ideas learners can have in their minds about learning object is called in pedagogy â??hidden

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

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Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled “The High Cost of Mistrust,&# calls actively disengaged. Using Twitter in a face-to-face Workshop - Social Media in Learning , May 2, 2010 I’ve just been reading yet another article that expresses the view that Twitter is a trivial, inconsequential tool and has no place in learning, so I thought I’d write this posting on my experiences of using Twitter in a face-to-face Workshop.

At The Water Cooler of Learning

Marcia Conner

It’s a hitchhiker sitting unobtrusively in the back seat of the school bus—a place where pedagogy has yet to go. This article was originally published in ”Transforming Culture: An Executive Briefing on the Power of Learning” June 2002.

The next generation.

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The secret to their future success will rely on their belief in relevant pedagogies that place their students at the centre of the learning process. education Neil Jarrett pedagogy schools teachers Technology