Blog Round-up: Gamification

LearnDash

Gamification is one of the most effective ways to increase learner engagement in your course. Understanding why gamification is such an effective learning tool can help you consider more ways to apply it in your course. The post Blog Round-up: Gamification appeared first on LearnDash.

Blog Roundup: Social Learning while Social Distancing

LearnDash

7 of our best blog posts on building community during quarantine. If this is the first time you’re hearing about social learning, this blog post is a good place to start. How to Run Effective Group Projects in Online Education.

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Why I blog

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ve been blogging for several years now, and a question that continually pops up is why do I do it? I blog primarily for myself. By presenting my thoughts to the world, I need to understand them, and articulate them effectively for others to understand. The tag line of my blog is provoking deeper thinking. Comments are the lifeblood of blogging. blogging blog blogger comments e-learning purpose why writing

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. I started blogging in December 2006 as a tool for my own professional development. Now I have my business in one place and my blog in another, which splits my online identity.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Design for Learning is written by Natalie Laderas-Kilkenny, a former coworker of mine who blogs on education and technology. In the Middle of the Curve is one of the first blogs I linked to, back in January 2007.

Five Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

Five years ago today, I published my first two posts on this blog. I have done better in 2011, with 52 posts, but one of my goals for 2012 is to blog more regularly. I can see the effect of infrequent posting in my stats. When I started this, I had no idea how much I would learn through blogging and how many wonderful people I would get to know. I’m a better instructional designer today because I’ve been blogging for five years.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. Because I have done so much live blogging, I was able to provide proof of my ongoing professional development efforts. Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why? Wikis that Work: Effective Wiki Practices for Virtual Learning Communities. That helps me remember what I attended and what I learned, and it lets me share that knowledge with others.

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

I thought it would be a good idea to share my list of top 25 blog posts on the subject. These posts cover varied topics around rapid eLearning including authoring tools, effective techniques, and decision considerations. Building Effective e-Learning with Any Authoring Tool.

Gamified Classroom-based Training Solution for BFSI Client: Engaging Learners for Effective Learning – Video Blog

G-Cube

G-Cube imparted an effective gamified solution for its esteemed BFSI client. So, with the widespread adoption of innovative technology, the need to deliver effective learning has also evolved. Video Blog BFSI BFSI sector elearning for BFSIIn today’s digital scenario, incentivizing learning has become one of the foremost challenges for organizations in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector.

Blogging in a Walled Garden

Experiencing eLearning

One of the features of Sakai that our team was looking for in a new LMS is a blogging tool. However, it does give us the option of blogging within the system. So how do you use a blog effectively when it’s housed within a walled garden? Blog Conversations.

Best of 2019 Blog Round Up

Intrepid by VitalSource

We thought it would be helpful to crunch a few numbers and see what you most enjoyed from the Intrepid blog. Blog PostNew years are a great time for the annual round up of everything we learned and liked as we reflect on the doozy that was 2019.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Tom Gram, in the February 17, 2011 post on his Performance X Design blog, says that our training programs are working when we can point to evidence and linkages in performance terms. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Blogging Strategies

Clark Quinn

for Learning Professionals Free Online Course (you can jump in at any time) is all about Blogs for Learning. Interestingly, when I prepared the notes for this week, I was able to leverage what the course members had produced during the previous week on Social Bookmarks : [link] [link] [link] You can read in the link Blogs for Learning about my perspective on using Blogs for Learning and Networking. Before blogging, those thoughts were fleeting. The third week of Web 2.0

Blogging For Your Business – What Do You Know About It?

Your Training Edge

That’s true of most online marketing practices, but it applies doubly to blogging. Not so long ago, blogging was niche. But blogging has come into the light and younger generations are. Blogging is a lot of work. The first misconception is that blogging is a big amount of work. Is blogging a lot of work in comparison to, say, cold calling or personally designing all of the ads you put out through social media? Blogging isn’t cost-effective.

Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

Which blogs offer the best advice about customer education practices, strategies and technologies? And that’s where our quest to find the best blog content begins. 25 Must-Read Customer Education Blogs. Published on the Amity blog).

Eight EGGcellent ELearning Blogs for Your Easter Basket

Allen Interactions

Instructional Design Effective e-Learning Design Carrie Zens Holiday microlearning eLearning Design Tips MLearningBy Carrie Zens , Director of Marketing / @carriezens. It's that time of year again. And, like many holidays, it's super fun to see Easter through the eyes of children. Having three little boys, I love to see their creativity and joyful messiness explode while decorating Easter eggs.

My blogging year in the rear-view mirror

E-Learning Provocateur

As the year draws to a close, I like to reflect on my blog posts. Game-based learning on a shoestring – GBL can be surprisingly effective, and it doesn’t have to break the bank. A framework for content curation – My somewhat controversial attempt to make content curation more effective. blogging e-learning augmented reality content curation elearning fan engagement gamification GBL L&D learning styles research social learning social media UX

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

In early May we launched our Learning Game Design Blog on the Knowledge Guru website. The blog has become a great source of information for anyone interested in game based learning and gamification—thanks in large part to an incredibly in-depth blog series by Sharon Boller. So if you’re interested in games, you should take some time to check out this blog series. Because an effective learning game requires a solid instructional goal and learning objectives.

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Introducing the eLearning Challenges Blog Series

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re pleased to announce a new blog series called eLearning Challenges. We are genuinely excited by the growth of mobile learning and game based learning solutions in the workplace… and many of the examples and case studies we will show in this blog series indeed fall into these categories. So over the next several blogs, we will be sharing real stories of recent client work we have completed.

Metrics to Measure Corporate Training Effectiveness

InfoPro Learning

Blog Corporate Training Training Delivery Training ROIIt is true that training programs that revolve around developing skills for the workforce has emerged as a crucial factor for organizational development. Not only this creates a sense of belief in employees, but also exhibit higher retention rates and employer loyalty. But it is equally important to understand the results achieved out of these programs to ensure high ROI and employee productivity.

Network Effects - YouTube - Video Blogs and More

Clark Quinn

Wow, what a great presentation / video from Michael Wesch and the author of The Machine is Us presenting to the Library of Congress. It's an hour long, so make sure you give yourself time

Dealing with blog spam

Jane Hart

I’m getting unundated with blog spam on this WordPress blog although Ido have an anti-spam plugin in place. I’m sure this question has been asked many, many times before, but if anyone can recommend a really effective, free, anti-spam plugin for WordPress, please let me know. Tweet. I am going to have to close posts for comments temporarily whilst I sort it out.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

That’s all fair, and we should seek to accommodate as many people as possible in our pursuit of effective training. And yet that’s effectively what is happening when we present text visually and then have someone say it at the same time. Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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5 Must-Read Blogs on Rapid eLearning for 2020

CommLab India

Go through these top blogs on rapid eLearning to rollout effective learning! Want to give your rapid eLearning development a head start in 2020? eLearning Design Rapid eLearning

Balancing Personal and Organizational Blogging

David Kelly

I’ve been blogging for a number of years now. In addition to my personal blog, I’ve also written for other magazines and periodicals over the years, including the eLearning Guild Blog, TWIST. Writing for TWIST has been an interesting experience, as the work that I do for the Guild exists in the same intersection of learning and technology that my personal blog supports. Organizational Blogging : These are posts I write for TWIST.

Our Top Blog Posts for 2017

eFront

Develop your employees’ skills consistently, and you have a clear, cost-effective path to productivity and growth. Training Budget 101: How to effectively manage your training costs. This 101 guide to cost-effective quality training. To be effective, it should lead trainees towards specific goals that stem directly from the organization’s specific needs. It’s imperative if they want to stay efficient, cost-effective and competitive.

Why an Effective Employee Onboarding Plan is Crucial?

InfoPro Learning

Effective employee onboarding has the power to improve your business on multiple fronts. In this article, we are going to share with you what makes effective onboarding crucial to success for both your new hires and the entire organization.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1). Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Our Top 10 Training & Development Blog Posts from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

There are adult learning and instructional design blogs galore that sing the praises of the “next big thing” in the training and development space… whatever it happens to be on a given day. We strive to do more with our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs. Seven of them appeared here on our Bottom-Line Performance blog… while three appeared on our Knowledge Guru website. From the Bottom-Line Performance Blog. Trends! Tools!

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company, has Karl Kapp writing a series of blog posts for them on gamification. The goal of this series, comprising of five blog posts, is to establish a fundamental understanding about gamification, and to provide pointers on how it can be implemented within an organization. The post LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP appeared first on Learnnovators - Innovative eLearning Solutions. Chennai (India).

The truth about blogging

Learning with e's

Anyone who blogs regularly will have discovered several truths. Many people struggle to maintain a regular blog that is consistently good, or at least meaningful. So be careful what you blog - the affordance of persistency is quite a powerful one, and can work either way.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Writing a blog post is often time consuming and a lot of effort goes into research, writing, and editing. Since you’re already writing the post –why not also make a blog video? A vlog is a blog that is primarily delivered in video format. For our purposes, when we say blog video , we’re talking about a video summary of a blog post. You can use your blog video on social media to promote the post and drive traffic to the blog post.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

By their nature as an easy to update discussion forum/document repository/collective know-how workspace, wikis provide a natural outlet for the sort of informal learning that is so central to any truly effective learning initiative. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with 'e's

As this blog approaches 8.5 Blogging has always been one of the ways I best express my ideas, and coupled with teaching, public speaking and a number of interviews on video and through podcasting, it has been my main channel of communication and dialogue with my professional community in recent years. Ostensibly, the post is about a bizarre blog post by an academic who claimed that (ironically) blogging is 'sinful' and hampers research productivity.

5 Great Serious Games and Gamification Blogs to Follow

Knowledge Guru

So in line with that mission, we’d like to recommend 5 great blogs about serious games and gamification (besides our own of course). We’ll start with the blog that will keep you in the know. The other major reason we’re including this blog is their affiliation with GSummit, one of the biggest conferences for learning about gamification. His credentials alone land him on this list of recommended blogs, but the content is great too.

Training Blogs That Motivate Learning

Ed App

Training blogs provide intricate insights into the ‘how-to’s’ and benefits of mobile learning employee training strategy. We provide you with five of the best training blogs to motivate the learning of your employees. EdApp provides an informative and relevant blog for training adult and younger learners. The Training Mag inspires people to learn from a multifaceted task by making clear the rewarding benefits of effective learning.