Shaping an eLearning Solution

Zephyr Learning

Developing elearning tends to focus on three areas – content, design and technology, which really is a given, but there is no strategic substance to focus our vision and desired outcomes. Making elearning work is a challenge, and I know from experience that there is very little emphasis placed on the people who will be taking the learning! There are three alternative areas where much of your focus should be directed when placing elearning on the path for success: Engagement.

5 Implicit Signs That Your Virtual Classroom Is Set Up To Fail

Obsidian Learning

Applying that strategy here, we’re going to examine the warning signs that point toward an organization underprepared to make the leap to virtual training. If not, can they access the training from their personal devices if it’s housed behind the company’s firewall?

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5 Onboarding Training Challenges and 5 Opportunities Today’s Workforce Faces

Obsidian Learning

Meanwhile, the content to be conveyed in an orientation is often considered confidential and may only be accessible behind the company firewall. If you’re using eLearning or video components, you can be sure that all participants are getting the same information every time.

THE MOST PROVOCATIVE SHOUT-OUTS FROM TODAY’S LEARNING INNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Lousy eLearning needs to become a thing of the past. Not many organizations truly have a learning strategy. What they have is a training strategy, and training is no longer enough on its own to support the changing needs of today’s workforce. ” ? The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result. ” – Michael Allen. “ That’s why the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto banded together; too few people were applying good formal learning principles! ” – Clark Quinn.

Outdated Training – from Problem to Asset

Obsidian Learning

We need to convert to webinars and eLearning.”. We need to convert to eLearning/ blended learning. Instead, our employees are Googling quick answers outside our firewall. Of course, if an employee goes to a class or accesses approved courses inside the firewall only to find obviously outdated content, that’s a whole different problem. Extending Value With Blended Learning. strategy and project planning.

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Elearning on a Shoestring - Produce content in 10 hours, and a budget of $ 0.0 - Free as in Freedom , February 27, 2010 Really great example of quickly pulling together a course!!! Emotions And Learning: Part I - The eLearning Coach , February 21, 2010 I’ve never done a formal survey, but I’m going to guess that the majority of online courses don’t have a strong emotional impact on their audience. Culture eats strategy for breakfast - yes!

BLOG: #UTGForum updates

Unicorn Training

Philippa Grocott from FSTP to discuss the how we believe blended learning is the right approach."Do A 'blended approach' - never been a big fan of the expression as it's a throw back to when eLearning first came out and wasn't very good! look at your fundamentals most can be addressed by good quality eLearning that engages the user. F2F won't go away as it is required but as part of a blended experience. MORNING!So

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Neither investing in only formal training and education nor placing all your bets on informal learning is a good strategy. eLearning vendors look at another set of economics. First-generation eLearning had blending all wrong. The blending that counts is the mixture of generic and proprietary. The hunger for proprietary knowledge does not stop at the firewall. The eLearning Forum conducts a monthly educational meeting.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

eLearning was born. Venture capitalists funded scores of eLearning companies, most of which disappeared in the dot-com crash a few years later. Many of the corporations that adopted eLearning fell under the same mistaken spell that beguiled investors. Apologists who had fallen for the lure of computerizing all aspects of learning supplemented eLearning with face-to-face meetings and other forms of support and dubbed it “blended learning.”. eLearning.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Indeed, many traditional eLearning vendors ventured into the market though not in the volume or with the fanfare we had postulated twelve months ago. OnPoint stepped up to plate here – to satiate pent-up demand in some and spark new interest in others – by introducing an integrated set of social features that blend “formal with informal” with support for PRIVATE mobile discussion forums, access to blogs and wikis, and support for mobile captured/user-generated content. A.K.A.