Blog Round-up: Gamification

LearnDash

Gamification is one of the most effective ways to increase learner engagement in your course. Use them to reward learners for finishing lessons, to encourage them to finish an orientation course, or to prompt them to participate on your forum.

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. From forums to mentors to gamification, this will give you several ideas for how to build a social learning environment for your learners. Key takeaway: “The most obvious and natural way to build social learning is through participation in your forum.

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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. We’re still using those tools for some courses, depending on the content and activities, but we’re starting to integrate this internal blog into our activities. During the pilot of our new facilitator training course, I lurked in the forums during a heated debate about the use of the blog tool.

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

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Kirkpatrick Revisited by Barbara on April 18, 2011 in Instructional Design After I finished my post a few weeks ago on Reevaluating Evaluation , I found out that Donald Kirkpatrick , the granddaddy of the Four Levels of Evaluation, was taking a farewell tour before his retirement and would be presenting a workshop at the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) in Minneapolis.

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.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers. With her focus on the main tools that have grabbed “global imagination” namely, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs and Wikis, Jane Bozarth writes a lucid, eminently readable account of what technology has to offer in terms of Social Media tools and their position in the sphere of learning.

#Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Blog Book Tour Recap

Kapp Notes

The blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has come to an end. On the Forbes blog, Jeanne Meister ( Future Workplace ) provides examples of companies using games for learning in her article Gamification: Three Ways To Use Gaming For Recruiting, Training, and Health & Wellness. 5 Gaming Elements for Effective E-Learning. That’s the great thing about social media, it provides an open forum.

Blogs and Community

Tony Karrer

I just read Nancy White's Blogs and Community – launching a new paradigm for online community? Truly a great article on how blogs build community. Her description of a topic centric community really helps you to think about the loose community network that gets created by blogs. The article also pointed me to a couple of interesting related pieces: What's Better to Build Community: Blogs or Forums? Compares conversation in blog world vs. forums.

Lessons from Marketers – Introducing a new short blog series

Unicorn Training

we’re also talking about the ways in which L&D departments gather and interpret data to demonstrate the effectiveness of their activities. It occurred to me during the course of this year’s LT Summer Forum, that so often what is being heralded as ‘out of the box’ or revolutionary thinking in the L&D space is in fact established thought to those who share my profession.

Developing Online Programs Efficiently and Effectively

CourseArc

As higher education institutions and school systems across the nation (and globe), close their physical classrooms and move learning online, the hardest step is determining how to do this effectively. If you have suggestions or resources, such as tips for online discussion forums, supporting instructors new to online learning, or best practices using synchronous meeting tools for other schools that you are willing to share, please reach out.

Custom Effects in Advanced/Shared Actions

Adobe Captivate

Almost 8 years ago I posted this article on my personal blog: Editing Motion Paths and Using Custom Effects. . Since that time Effects have been improved a lot, advanced and shared actions can make life much easier. Time to upgrade that blog post, meanwhile testing the behavior of effects in HTML output in CP2019. And indeed, I bumped onto a problem with the Scale effect, and sometimes the Rotate to effect. When do you need a custom effect?

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Massive so whole lot of forum info needs to be moderated and difficult to filter and people are only interested if higher profile person at helm of it. Companies think buying an authoring tool means they can create good eLearning but the skill is in creating that learning to be as effective as possible not the actual basic creation of a course. As gaming get more effective will be really exciting.

Unicorn Summer Client Forum - Top Takeaways

Unicorn Training

Yesterday we held our Unicorn Summer Client Forum and welcomed over 70 guests to the O2 Intercontinental Hotel, North Greenwich. Continuing the theme from the Spring Client Forum where Mike Hawkyard, Amuzo Games MD shared insight around mobile moments, Chris revisited mobile as a theme during his session about content and apps.

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BLOG: Why "Sharing is Power!” for #elawards nominee Joanna

Unicorn Training

Also my Unicorn colleagues were helpful with providing valuable feedback as some of them tested the projects before posting on Articulate’s forum. 6) What do you think is the most important factor in engaging, effective eLearning? On Wednesday (25 Nov) Unicorn’s Joanna Kurpiewska will discover if she is going to follow in the footsteps of her Unicorn colleague and 2014 award winner, Sam Yates, to land the coveted 2015 ‘E-learning Designer of the Year’ prize at the eLearning Awards.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

The importance of this factor is unsurprising, given the effectiveness of WOM in the marketing industry. Nonetheless, some sort of management of the forum is considered important in driving its use. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing.

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The 2017 Learning Technologies Summer Forum Backchannel: Curated Resources #LTSF17

David Kelly

This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2017 Learning Technologies Summer Forum held June 13 in London. Official 2017 Learning Technologies Summer Forum Resources. Summer Forum Website. Summer Forum Free Seminars. 7 people you need to know at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2017 by Kate Graham. ‘They All Look Alike’: The Other-Race Effect by Steven Ross Pomeroy.

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LCB's Big Question - Should All Learning Professionals be Blogging?

Tony Karrer

Over on LCB , The Big Question for October has been posted: Should All Learning Professionals be Blogging? Corporate eLearning Professionals are Blogging More More corporate eLearning professionals are taking up blogging. A couple recent interesting blogs as examples are: In the Middle of the Curve - Good example post that I cite later: Fear of Blogging. And as you gain experience with blogs, you can start to gain experience with other Personal Learning Tools.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. That forum is still up and running. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful.

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The Best e-Learning Tips, Blogs & Events: September Wrap-Up

Trivantis

Forum. Community Forum. Community Forum. Blog. The Best e-Learning Tips, Blogs & Events: September Wrap-Up. This month’s e-Learning Authoring Wrap-up is jam-packed with helpful Lectora tips, tricks, discussions, blogs and more that will have you authoring brilliant rapid e-Learning content in no time at all. Best of the Everything e-Learning Blog: Highlighting the most popular blogs for development with Lectora. Back to Blog Home.

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

I recently had a great conversation with Becky Barch, a performance consultant at the Bank, about her smart application of discussion forum software from ElementK. The forum is targeted to a small group – loan/lending assistants. Becky turned around and used a discussion forum to make the situation better. The same associate who received and handled the questions before now gets the question as a discussion item and responds in the forum.

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How Technology Can Make Corporate Training Programs More Effective

Your Training Edge

Technology has made effectively effortless for designing and disseminating training programs to firm freshman and newcomers to the new business fields. Let’s check out how the technology factors promises to make out corporate training programs more effective than ever: Technology invested Training Programs are engagingly Interactive. With technology being used, employees actively participate in business forums and discussions rather just pretending to listen to a boredom lecture.

Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory Recall

Learning Cafe

Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory Recall – Webinar Recording from Jeevan Joshi on Vimeo. We talk to an experienced panel about the unsatisfactory current state and what needs to be done to improve the importance, visibility and value of measuring Learning effectiveness in the real world. How should learning effectiveness measures be reported? There is cost for robust measurement of effectiveness.

Top 5 Things We Learned From Our Spring Client Forum

Unicorn Training

Yesterday we welcomed some 60 guests from across L&D, Training T&C and Compliance to the Oval for our 2016 Unicorn Spring Client Day. But what particularly tasty morsels did we all leave to chew on? Here's a quick look at 5 things we learned.1)

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Top Tips from Unicorn Client Forum

Unicorn Training

Integrated, simplicity, ease of use, all in one place – these were the key themes that kept coming to the fore as Unicorn held its third Client Forum in London yesterday. Following customer feedback Unicorn are launching online Customer Help Desk Forum - enables clients to ask questions and answer questions for each other. The forum is also searchable and if a client still needs help, their query gets flagged automatically with help desk.

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How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. A large part of effective communication in elearning is through establishing context. The course needs to be motivating, effective, and interesting. Effective communication is important for success. In the following posts, we’ll look at how to create effective courses. Including a forum along with a course can provide a way for students to ask questions. s idea of a forum and will be looking at a way of implementing this.

Can Flipped eLearning be Effective for Continuing Medical Education?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

In this blog, we shall look at the flipped eLearning model as a potential way to make the CME experience more appealing for the medical community. This model is being effectively used by some of our customers for quite some time now. From Harbinger's Thought Leadership Forum #continuing education #Continuing professional development #JustinTimeLearning #Training elearning

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

The importance of this factor is unsurprising, given the effectiveness of WOM in the marketing industry. Nonetheless, some sort of management of the forum is considered important in driving its use. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing.

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The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Here are three templates that I created for this blog post. Perhaps they’ll find their way onto the blog. Ryan, as far as the question about software training, go to community forums , they have a lot of good resources in there and you can get more specific help and answers about Articulate. Your blog and website has provided the motivation I need to contribute some materials at some later date. Search the Blog.

Effective virtual facilitation

E-Learning Provocateur

As virtual classes rapidly become de rigueur , the need for an effective virtual facilitation framework accelerates. Perhaps other courses, websites, discussion forums, podcasts, blogs etc. I propose the 5-stage model of e-moderation developed by world-renowned networked learning guru, Gilly Salmon. While Salmon’s model primarily supports asynchronous networked learning, I contend that it supports synchronous networked learning just as well. The Model.

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. One of the most popular threads in the Articulate Community Forum is one where people share their projects. By reading blogs and connecting with experts, you will be continually reminded of what’s going on. If you want a good place to start, Gabe, our Director of Customer Support, had a recent post on his favorite learning blogs. As I mentioned earlier, the Articulate Community Forums are very valuable. Search the Blog.

Learning Technologies Summer Forum: Microlearning, Our Thoughts

Unicorn Training

We had a great time at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum (LTSF), Kensington Olympia yesterday. At our recent client forum we talked about 'mobile moments' and how mobile learning needs to fit into people’s lives in a way they are already familiar with. Are you using it effectively within your organisation? As we mentioned above, one of the other key themes from the Learning Technologies Summer Forum was around the measures of success for learners.

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Designing Effective Learning Experiences

Interactive Services

Designing effective learning experiences is both an art and a science that incorporates a number of strategies, including: Empathizing with learners’ challenges. Remember too that the aim of any effective learning experience is rooted in acquiring the skills, knowledge, motivation, and confidence to change existing behaviors or create new ones. Once you identify the gaps your learners are grappling with, design a solution that effectively addresses those gaps.

How To Create An Effective Online Course In 2020- Detailed Guide

Pinlearn

But, do not worry, this blog is a detailed guide on how to create an online course , which will provide you with an in-depth overview of the things that have to be planned, operated for, and executed. Detailed Steps In Creating An Effective Online Course.