Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Docebo

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. What is continuous learning?

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

LearnDash

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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> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 e-Learning Practices - Editor: Prof.

Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools

Continu

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.

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.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. Thus, if you are training people, you are no longer limited to using a mobile device with a camera, nor having to rely on geolocation – a big win.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! We make the learning experience as real to them as possible. We blend it. Blend Your “Content-Heavy” Courses.

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

G-Cube

In such instances, there is a huge scope to deliver effective e-learning solutions by blending social learning and microlearning strategies. 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

eFront

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

LearnDash

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.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve. Learning and development professionals should remember the Weak Ties theory when designing social learning systems.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

In my opinion, giving a learner a self-study eLearning program as their only form of training or support is not much different than handing them a manual to read with some exercises. Some folks are uniquely suited to learn this way but, in my experience, most are not.

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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 .

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

E-Learning Acupuncture

skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. How do I learn to teach online? ► November (5) Teaching with cellphones impacts learning?

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.

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

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. Add More Online Training to the Mix. Don’t Train.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. That’s all fair, and we should seek to accommodate as many people as possible in our pursuit of effective training.

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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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The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Dashe & Thomson

The material is being written at an 8th grade reading level and, for the most part, the training content is pretty straightforward. It covers topics like filling and emptying propane containers, and federal codes and regulations as they relate to the training tasks.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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. Where the military is at the forefront, and where it is seeing the most value, is in realms such as virtual training.

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. The problem in executing this shift is not in setting up these new learning environments and communities, but rather in embracing the change.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

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.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 70% of workplace knowledge is learned informally (a statistic that is frequently referenced in the learning industry). While I haven’t seen more recent data, my experience is that the informal learning trend holds true today.

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.

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.

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

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. Add More Online Training to the Mix. Don’t Train.

Hey, That's Social Learning! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Hey, That’s Social Learning! These kids really get social learning! Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology. View all posts by Paul → ← How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.