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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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The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning?

Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. In my opinion, you need to at least think long and hard about moving to a weak-link organization for one key reason: social media. That’s why having intentionally thought-out leadership development programs at every level of your organization is a must.

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. If you want to read further articles you will find many more that I have saved in my 2012 Reading List. ” Social learning

Defining Social Learning

Marcia Conner

Two years after we published The New Social Learning , I still hear people say “there is no definition” or worse yet, defining it in truly silly ways. How do you define social learning? What isn’t social learning? Social learning is new.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. Weber also points out how effectively additional techniques demonstrated in the movie – like music, movement, and humor – open the mind to learning.

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How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously.

7 e-Learning Trends You Should Follow in 2018

Your Training Edge

There was a time when e-learning was limited to the education sector only, that too in its basic form. Notably, the corporate sector has received some satisfying results since they have started to blend e-learning techniques into their training programs.

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.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items based on social signals. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0,

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Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity. elearning social learnin

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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Using Kirkpatrick's Four Levels to Create and Evaluate Informal & Social Learning Processes

Big Dog, Little Dog

In my last post, The Tools of Our Craft , I wrote how the Four Level Evaluation model is best used by flipping it upside down and that it can be used to evaluate informal and social learning. In this post, I want to expand on the second point—evaluating informal and social learning. Learning - What must they learn to be able to perform? While the Learning Department needs all four to properly deliver and evaluate the learning process.

From intuition to knowing for sure: a case of applying learning analytics at course level

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

More and more trainers and facilitators use online platforms for online interaction to facilitate learning. For example, how do you know if an online article is read? You may adjust the learning process gradually as a result. We can perform learning analytics at different levels.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

So how do we help learners focus on usefulness and context of the content and to design and deliver training and eLearning programs to resist the tendency to dump content? Yes, the overload problem is real and manifests in elearning, classroom training and other forms of learning.

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

Learnnovators

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. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

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

KnowledgeOne

We are social beings: our need for belonging outweighs our need for dominance. This social dimension is also the basis of our ability to learn, and the eLearning environment shouldn’t be a stranger to it. A lesson plan ++. Learning socially.

Online Course Idea: Language Hacking

LearnDash

One of the first (and still most popular) online course subjects is language learning. However, there is one resource you can use to give you a head start, and that’s the popular “ How to Learn Any Language in 3 Months ” article by Tim Ferris.

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The Secrets of Graffiti Learning Pros - Tip #148

Vignettes Learning

How do you sneak in success into your learning design? When I conduct webinars or speak in workshops and conferences, I meet two types of learning pros: the Fixer-uppers , or those who help learners fix things, and the Sprayers , or those who “spray” learners “band-aid” solutions and content.

How to Create a Culture of Learning at Your Association

WBT Systems

The only way to do that is to cultivate a culture of learning. One of those behaviors is: “Seek learning. We want to surround ourselves with people who are obsessed with learning and development.”. Good things happen when an organization adopts a culture of learning. How Does a Culture of Learning Help an Association? Millennials don’t just want learning opportunities, they expect them. How Does an Association Create a Culture of Learning?

Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

So this roundup of my favourite articles from last month is shorter than usual – just the links, no commentary, but the quotes should give you a taste of why I enjoyed the articles. 1 - Defining social learning – Marcia Conner, 4 October 2012.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

While this number is only growing as babies are born and raised among English speakers, plenty of people have learned to speak and are currently learning to speak English. Many of these individuals are learning English in the corporate classroom, for professional purposes.

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

While this number is only growing as babies are born and raised among English speakers, plenty of people have learned to speak and are currently learning to speak English. Many of these individuals are learning English in the corporate classroom, for professional purposes.

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Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

When we published our list of ‘Workplace Learning Trends in 2018’ in January this year; we listed the following: Augmented and Virtual Reality. App-Based Learning. Bite-Sized Learning. Learning Experience Platform. The Social Learning Gamble.

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Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways

G-Cube

It is evident that web-based tools, such as Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts, Videocasts and Media sharing sites and social messaging sites like Twitter, can create collaborative knowledge with the concerted efforts of all learners. e-Learning

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.”

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.”

Fun Summer Reading Assignment–With Learning Implications

Kapp Notes

However, not only does Lee Child write great stories but he is open and up front about the approach he takes when writing and many of the concepts he applies to fiction should be applied to crafting great learning. Could the character carry the learning?

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‘The brain and digital learning’: A review of Stella Collins’ new chapter

Elucidat

Can digital deliver the deep-dives we need for focused learning? Why are games having more impact on our brains than digital learning? However, digital learning programs designed to enhance learning specific skills may have less impact on our brains.

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The Transformative Journey of Corporate MOOCs

Learnnovators

What is, however, required is that they have to be designed on engaging learning strategies and components that satisfy today’s learners. Articles/Posts. MOOCs and Performance Support : This ‘Your Training Edge’ article by Bryan Nelson (Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.)

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. As per Keardley (2000) [2] , online learning has become a social activity like an individual one.

How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

In the 2015 Video for Learning Pulse Survey , the Brandon Hall Group reported that about 95 percent of companies use some degree of video in their training. Also, this promotes low-stress learning. Spoon-fed or not, video-based learning is more effective than text-based learning.

Online learning vs face to face learning: why you should make the switch

Elucidat

Are you yet to harness the power of online learning? This article can help. You might be wondering what great digital learning looks like, what benefits you can expect from making the switch and how can you make the transition a success. Face to face learning.

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. It’s all a matter of learning, but it’s not the sort of learning that is the province of training departments, workshops, and classrooms. Brain Science Learn For Yourself

3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning

WBT Systems

Reflection is an important part of learning, allowing us to process and comprehend new information, taking time to consider it in light of our experience, which helps us to create meaning and knowledge that can be applied to improve performance. Social Learning and Reflection.