Can Fun Help Change Behaviors?

Upside Learning

We advocate inclusion of games & fun interactions to achieve long term learning, and change of behaviors. This video below from the fun theory , an initiative of Volkswagen, shows just how fun could be effective in getting people to consider changing their habits. A Follow-up Post Patterns at Play – Fundamental to Games. Tags: Game Based Learning Learning Design eLearning Development Changing Behaviors Fun Learning Learning Games Long Term Learning

Tax Refunds: Traditional vs Behavioral Economics Explained

The Game Agency

Tax Refunds: Traditional vs Behavioral Economics Explained. It’s part game design knowledge and a lot of behavioral psychology. Traditional vs. Behavioral economics. Behavioral economics is much newer, around 50 or so years. Understanding how cognitive biases influence how we process the world around us can help us design better products, and be better equipped to predict people’s behavior when using those products.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. Myths of behavior change. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. That’s why simply demanding new behavior almost never works in the long term.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. Myths of behavior change. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. That’s why simply demanding new behavior almost never works in the long term.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Personalized training is a powerful and effective approach that assesses an individual’s. ADAPTIVE TRAINING In the 1960s, when behavior scientists and educators first started. organizations—even though it was much more effective than. described by the spacing effect).

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning


But which strategy is the most effective? Let’s look at some patterns of interaction. So what are the most common patterns of interaction in a live learning environment that can be recreated in the eLearning context?

Five Ways to Instill an Active Safety Behavior at Workplaces

Harbinger Interactive Learning

According to a concept known as behavior based safety, a major percentage of unsafe acts can be reduced by focusing on at-risk behaviors that can lead to injury. Going one step ahead, this behavior could be further segregated into active, neutral and passive categories. The focus of any organization should be inculcating an active safety behavior in employees. Now, let’s look at how to go about inculcating this active safety behavior.

How to Mold Smarter Learners by Using Patterns

Vignettes Learning

Your morning routine is an excellent example of a pattern. A pattern is a repeated, recurrent behavior of a group or individual. But patterns are not limited to the things we do. Smarter Learner Pattern-Building Ideas and Activities 1.

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

They don’t have to mean sacrificing creativity, engagement, or effectiveness. An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Developing Effective Custom Training While Respecting Resource Limitations. Budget limits. Deadlines.

Why is measuring training effectiveness important to team leaders?


It is important to understand the effects of the program and analyzing them to look up if the program was successful, isn’t it? We will look at the elements a team lead should look at while measuring the effectiveness of a training program.

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How the Workforce Learns in 2019: User-Generated Content


User-generated learning can be more cost-effective, faster to produce, and more relevant than building or buying. But the general pattern remains true across all age ranges as well as career stages. Strategy Learner Behavior

Announcing New Lessons on Being an Active Bystander


Whenever we hear about a distressing or scandalous culture or pattern – things like pervasive sexual harassment in our offices or rampant abuse in our communities – one question that often comes up is, “How could people let that happen?” The answer is, at least in part, the bystander effect. The bystander effect is a psychosocial phenomenon in which an individual is less likely to seek or offer help in a situation when other people are present.

The Ceiling Effect: How the Height of Your Ceiling Affects Brain Performance


I’ve written previously about the influence of other disciplines on the science of learning, such as looking at desire paths , an architectural concept, to help design effective informal learning experiences. The Effect of Priming on the Type of Processing That People Use.

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Learning Experience Platforms (LXP): Effective Workplace Learning for Today’s Employees


Contact us to learn more about the possibilities for enhancing and personalizing education with LE-AP, which uses an AI-powered learning facilitator to assess user behavior and align learning resources with the employee’s skill set, career aspirations and learning patterns.

The Psychology and Neuroscience of the Underdog Effect: Why We’re all Leicester City Football Fans!


This post also gives me an opportunity to demonstrate how neuroscience validates and deepens our understanding of human behavior as hypothesized by psychology. But human behavior is rarely that straight forward. Another study looked at the underdog effect from the aspect of fairness.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. Why is the effectiveness of remediation limited?

Tackling the Quality Leadership Challenge

CLO Magazine

Companies throughout the world feel the pressing need for more effective global leadership. Global leadership success among these leaders was measured by their ability to drive performance, build team effectiveness and network globally. Enter vertical behavior change mapping.

Blend East and West for Effective Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

To develop effective leaders, learning leaders must not only understand those differences, they must respect them. There are six key dynamics to confront to build effective learning in Asia: Leadership philosophy.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter from “How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School”

Adobe Captivate

These research efforts date back to the nineteenth century and have influenced a new school of behaviorism, which in turn led to changes in how psychological research is performed. Depth of knowledge allows a person to recognize patterns, relationships, and discrepancies that a less experienced or knowledgeable person might miss. I recently posted some recommended reading that relates to a virtual class I recently taught on gamification. Here is the recording.).

7 Tips To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning


In this article, we’ll share 7 tips on how to effectively manage and analyze big data in eLearning. How To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning. Look For eLearning Trends And Patterns.

7 Tips To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning


In this article, we’ll share 7 tips on how to effectively manage and analyze big data in eLearning. How To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning. Look For eLearning Trends And Patterns.

How To Combat The Forgetting Curve


He tried to memorize patterns of syllables and then tested his memory of those syllables repeatedly over time. Facilitators lead Huddles to help employees review specific learning objectives, practice skills and behaviors, and get feedback on the spot.

The Bumblebee Effect: How Digital Learners Interact with Information - Tip #143

Vignettes Learning

Bumblebee’s behavior is purposeful, specific, sequential, and single-minded. How does this connect to our digital behaviors? This pattern of interaction is characterized by specific behaviors in which vacillate between specific devices as they move through the task.

Could wearables provide the trigger needed for behaviour change?

Spark Your Interest

I am a huge fan of BJ Fogg’s work and find his behavior model such a useful way of thinking about training. When you consider the possibility of using apps to trigger your self-reporting or reflection, you open up some powerful insights to your own patterns and behaviours. Coolhunting Learning Technologies Measuring Learning Effectiveness IoT quantified self wearables This post is Part 2 in the series that I’ve started on Wearables for Learning + Development.

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the L&D Industry

Content Raven

With that in mind, it is essential to gather and analyze learning data and behavior patterns to create a personalized learning experience and effective training program.

Gamify Your Learning Experience For Better Employee Engagement & Workplace Efficiency


Today, gamified e-learning solutions have emerged as one of the effective ways to engage workforce by including different game mechanics in business settings. Focusing more on varied learning behavioral patterns that cater to the customized needs of new-age learners. ?

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)


Virtual instructor-led training (vILT) is quickly gaining traction as classroom training’s more cost-effective, less disruptive but equally effective cousin. Bonus : Embrace these virtual instructor-led training best practices to make your virtual training engaging and effective. #2:

3 New Ways Docebo Supports Personalized Learning With Artificial Intelligence


If we consider how AI works alongside you, it can: Analyze learner behavior to understand skill gaps and then present targeted recommendations. From that data, it extracts a better understanding of learner behavior.

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Situated Cognition

Clark Quinn

The psychological models of thinking really started with the behavioral models. However, both were about the ‘the box’ However, the observed behavior didn’t match the formal logical reasoning that underpinned the model.

What Is Important in Order to Create the Best eLearning Courses?

Your Training Edge

Instructional designers and course developers should consider the aspects which help create an effective e-learning experience. Effective e-learning is based on the learning needs of learners. Assessment helps gauge the effectiveness of the e-learning piece as well as learner retention.

Importance of corporate training for employees and organization

Your Training Edge

A large number of human resource managers opt for dedicated corporate trainings to ensure that employees have a better understanding of their work and are able to achieve their professional goals more effectively. Cooperation is more effective than conflict.

Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning


It’s the process of collecting data, discovering meaningful patterns from it and transforming it into fact-based insights. This whole approach is not just limited to tracking learners’ scores, but making sense of their behavior and figuring out how to improve their success.

Is Your Employee Training A Waste Of Time And Money?

Your Training Edge

It is very important to note that they are usually only effective if a person can easily try them out and achieve positive results. It can be compared to any bad habit – people know that it has a negative effect on their health, but they keep on doing it anyway.

How to Manage Problem Employees

CLO Magazine

Research from our organization, the Center for Creative Leadership, or CCL, has found that managers’ careers are negatively impacted if those around them observe problem employee behavior continuing unchecked. How can managers address problematic employee behaviors?

Good Habits Make Good Managers

CLO Magazine

The reason many performance management transformations fail is because managers and employees are unable to abandon their old habits and adopt new patterns of behavior. It is also important to remember that newly adopted behaviors will not become ingrained overnight.

3 Ways Mansplaining Could Be Harming Your Workplace


Even though Solnit didn’t coin the actual term, her essay served to put a spotlight on this behavior and for good reason. Since this behavior is usually unconscious and representative of a genuine desire to help, awareness is key here.

Future Scope Of E-Learning To Train Workforce In The Aviation Industry


Aviation industry across the globe is looking to replace their existing training management systems with some effective custom e-learning solutions. Most airlines deliver e-learning solutions through effective LMS implementation within their infrastructure.