Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

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As the great Albert Einstein once said: “Once you stop learning, you start dying.”. When done exceptionally, continuous learning can foster talent that is constantly innovating, rethinking, and formulating new strategies to better your business. The implications of a stagnant learning culture can prove to be severe for the health and progress of an organization. What is continuous learning? Why you should look to foster a culture of continuous learning.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

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How can mobile learning make blended classrooms more effective? With most learners bringing their technology with them into the classroom—either on their laptop or their smartphone—there’s less of a distinction between when classroom learning ends, and the out-of-class, self-directed learning begins. Rather than maintain the divide, many instructors are looking for new ways to blend the two. Put community at the heart of your blended learning strategy.

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Free e-Learning books

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

What is Blended Learning? A Guide to Everything You Need to Know

eLearningMind

Share on facebook. Facebook. What is Blended Learning? Blended learning combines the best of two training environments—traditional face-to-face classroom training and high-tech eLearning. Why Blended Learning?

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. PA G E 5 1 Create a project. PA G E 7 2 Know your. PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. PA G E 1 3 4 Surface solution constraints. PA G E 1 9 5 Envision. the learning.

Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools

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But your simple meeting request is met with, “I am out of the office that day,” “I am traveling to a sales call” or from the meeting facilitator, “I am having a hard time finding an open conference room to train.” In-person training can be challenging to coordinate multiple schedules and to justify costs associated with it. One the other hand, online training can leave employees feeling disconnected from a group exercise or left with unanswered questions.

ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?

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For many years, calculating ROI (return on investment) of continuous training has been difficult, especially with the pressure of Direction Committees and stakeholders, with expenses sometimes hard to justify with actual and tangible results. ‘The main issue for Human Resources is the calculation of its return on investment.’ How do we calculate the ROI of continuous training? The managers : ‘ Are these training programs concrete?

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you. We make the learning experience as real to them as possible. We blend it.

How Does the Blend of Social Learning and Microlearning Boost the Overall Learning Uptake?

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In such instances, there is a huge scope to deliver effective e-learning solutions by blending social learning and microlearning strategies. Social learning is associated with learning in groups or interacting via chats or forums across different social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Organizations prefer combining social learning with microlearning to boost the overall learning uptake.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. As such, a lot of money and time are being wasted on creating inferior eLearning.

5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses

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Blended learning combines face-to-face with online training to create more memorable corporate eLearning experiences. In this article, we’ll highlight the top 5 blended learning activities you should consider for your corporate eLearning program. How To Create A Memorable Corporate eLearning Course: 5 Blended Learning Activities To Include. Blended learning is a natural fit for corporate eLearning.

10 Guidelines to Help Your Learners Find Credible Online Sources

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As a result, I grew up learning how to find information the traditional way—in books, magazines, and even microfilm newspapers. But I also learned how to find information on the Internet, and how to measure the credibility of a source early on. What can you learn about the authorship of the sources? Or in 2005, before Facebook became open to the public? These articles can often blend in with other web content, which can be misleading—intentionally or otherwise.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. It is perfectly possible to share one’s experience over a “lunch & learn” session; however, if that session can also be aired on Hangout, the impact is amplified tenfold.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

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The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. If we separate the human aspect of social networking from the technology, we can learn a lot more about the power of networks – not just from today’s pundits, but from many years of sociological research on the topic. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve. Rob Mueller: Great post on using games as a training device.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. As such, a lot of money and time are being wasted on creating inferior eLearning.

Using Webinars to Remotely Train Your Staff for as Little as Zero Cost

Capytech

Using Webinars to Remotely Train Your Staff for as Little as Zero Cost. Are You Looking to Provide Training for Your Staff While They Work from Home? Training is one of the things that businesses are looking at during these unprecedented times. After all, training is something your staff can do from their homes with a computer or phone and an internet connection. That said, webinars are also highly effective training tools. It is virtual instructor-led training.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors by Andrea on March 9, 2011 in LMS (Learning Management System) , blended learning , eLearning , feedback , social learning The other day, I ran across Clive Shepherd’s recent blog post The New Social Learning – a review and I was struck by an observation he made there.

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Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan Tracey is an ELearning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

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skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Check out the 2008 Theme: "TCC will feature papers and general sessions on the continuing evolution of distance learning, online communities and collaboration, social networking, and best practices of instructional technology. How do I learn to teach online?

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

I recently had the privilege to attend a two-day workshop conducted by Dave Meier , the author of “ The Accelerated Learning Handbook.” Mr. Meier challenged us to always focus our material on how the learner can build his or her own learning. For eLearning, it shifts our paradigm from a course being a learning “event” to creating an entire learning environment in which the eLearning course is only a piece of the learning. By Dean Hawkinson.

First Impressions of TelePresence

Experiencing eLearning

We’re going to be using TelePresence for significant portions of the training we’re developing, and I wanted to record some of my initial impressions. A huge amount of work and planning has clearly gone into making this experience seamless, down to details like painting the wall the same color in each location so the screen blends in with your own physical location. Lesson learned: if you’re going to use this, don’t waste it on lecture.

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

If you have been developing eLearning for any period of time, you have probably used several of Adobe’s applications to create engaging and interactive courses. You can create and edit images for your eLearning using Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator. Adobe InDesign is a tool for creating those things that partner with your eLearning courses, such as resource guides or job aids.You can make them interactive for web deployment and include elements such as Flash files, videos or links.

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5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

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Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. If you haven’t had a chance to read Bill Cushard’s recent post on smarter ways to demonstrate the value of training to the C-suite, I highly recommend it. Add More Online Training to the Mix. Source: Jay Cross, Informal Learning, Pfeiffer, 2006.

Emerging eLearning Technologies – Driving the Change

Hurix Digital

In the last 16 years, the use of elearning technologies by enterprises have grown by 900% and 98% of startups and small businesses are preparing for adoption of elearning as their full-time learning and development structure. The reason behind this shift is long-term benefits associated with elearning methods, such as: Reduced costs of training. If an employee is facing an issue regarding a subtopic X, they can easily find a learning module related to X.

Emerging eLearning Technologies – Driving the Change

Hurix Digital

In the last 16 years, the use of e-learning technologies by enterprises have grown by 900% and 98% of startups and small businesses are preparing for adoption of e-learning as their full-time learning and development structure. The reason behind this shift is long-term benefits associated with e-learning methods, such as: Reduced costs of training. Adaptive Learning . Game-based Learning . AR and VR Based Learning .

Learning Experience Design: Everything You Need to Know

eLearningMind

Share on facebook. Facebook. In the corporate world, LxDs, or Learning Experience Designers, are the rock stars in the eLearning space. . What is Learning Experience Design (LxD)? What does this mean in the corporate eLearning space? Learning Design

Story-Based Learning: How Good Storytelling In eLearning Can Engage Learners In A Meaningful Way

Adobe Captivate

Story-Based Learning: How Good Storytelling In eLearning Can Engage Learners In A Meaningful Way. The impact of good stories in eLearning or any form of learning need not be emphasized more thanks to their successful adoption over the years. In this article, I will share few examples of good storytelling in the context of eLearning. Can Quality Storytelling In eLearning Engage Learners? The Impact Of Storytelling In The Learning Process.

eLearning Conferences 2012

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The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] or [link] January 16-20, 2012 Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN (LION 5), Paris, France.

7 Techniques to Capture Attention in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Regardless of the extent of your background in instructional design, I think just about everyone can agree that capturing learners’ attention at the start of an eLearning course (and engaging interest throughout) is critical. In the spirit of sharing some basic ideas while keeping this simple, below are seven techniques designers can use to capture learners’ attention at the start of an eLearning course. --1-- inspire them to care about what they’re learning). By Shelley A.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

According to Wikipedia, a learning management system (LMS) is software that administers, documents, tracks, reports, and delivers learning materials, agendas, or educational programs. However, moving deeper into the concepts, we cannot rest on an eLearning platform capable of only teaching the stuff. An educational institute will hope to get a blended learning capability with features such as attendance tracking, certificate generation, and learning assessment.

6 Techniques that Stimulate Recall in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Typically, this step is listed after gaining attention and stating the training’s objectives. Why stimulate prior knowledge toward the beginning of an eLearning lesson? It helps learners retain newly learned information by building on existing knowledge. It can serve as a brief review of recently learned information that the subsequent content is intended to build upon. So what can we do to stimulate recall of prior knowledge in an eLearning lesson? --1--

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?” The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles.

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Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend.

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The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar I shared a slide that showed the 5 stages of workplace learning. This has attracted a lot of interest, and I’ve been asked to talk more about the differences between “learning” in Stages 1-4 and Stage 5. Working and learning in Stages 1-4 is based upon a Taylorist , industrial age mindset. Similarly e-learning was also about automating traditional training practices. LEARNING IN AN E-BUSINESS. E-Learning.

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences

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Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Or what you learn about a colleague when you assist in their orientation process. Much of what we learn in the “real world” happens informally, and often without our awareness. More Than eLearning With Its Shoes Off.

How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps

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Information, knowledge & wisdom will fade into oblivion if there aren’t any students hungry to learn. If you have skills to teach, information to share, knowledge to enlighten and wisdom to connect with learns, you require nothing than an online school. Thanks to this model, you can start an online school to cover each and every skill that your learners can learn. Learners will stay long-term with tutors as there’s a lot to learn. Inquiry learning.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion. In both cases, the managers had complete control over the training their workers did or didn’t get.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military by Jim on May 19, 2011 in Gaming Theory Think game-based training doesn’t have anything to offer your organization in the way of savings? Where the military is at the forefront, and where it is seeing the most value, is in realms such as virtual training.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets by Andrea on March 30, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , performance support , subject matter experts In recent months, I’ve been working on a project to redesign a national training program for bulk plant employees in the propane industry.

Benefits of the 70 20 10 model: how to include social and experiential learning in your online training

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Lombardo et al, 1996) – also written as 70-20-10 or 70/20/10 – is a learning and development model that demonstrates the impact that different factors (social, formal and experiential learning) have on people’s ability to understand, learn and retain information. Using the 70 20 10 model in elearning. The 70 20 10 model shows us that elearning courses need to be made up of more than just traditional online training (ie, written resources and videos).