Blog Roundup: Instructional Design

LearnDash

By following proven methods for delivering materials in ways that work with the ways learns absorb information, you can create more effective and enjoyable courses. If you know what’s driving your learners, you can be more effective at creating engaging content.

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.

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Effectively Implementing Interactive Video-based Learning

Origin Learning

The positive impact of interactive video on e-learning effectiveness is well-documented. The post Effectively Implementing Interactive Video-based Learning appeared first on Blog - Originlearning.

Tips for Creating Effective Personalized Learning Experiences

Infopro Learning

Many industry leading organizations have found that developing custom eLearning solutions has been an effective training method and can help overcome these all to common training challenges. Blog Custom eLearning Personalized learning

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.

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.

The Lottery Effect

CommPartners

Blog event design experiential design guest post in-person events LMS virtual conference virtual events virtual learningThis is a guest post written by Mallory Gott MA, CAE, founder + creative director of G+A | An Experiential Design Firm.

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. However, when organized effectively, they can be a great way for learners to complete an assignment in situations that are closer to what they would be in the real world, where team work and group organization are essential life skills.

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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. Check back to our blog and social media feeds for more helpful resources in the coming days and weeks. We are facing unprecedented challenges with the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Principles of Effective Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Every principle might not be right for your specific situation, but as a general rule, they make for a more effective learning experience. 23 Principles of Effective Learning 1. The post Principles of Effective Learning appeared first on Social Learning Blog. The list of principles below is by no means a complete list (if I’m missing any, please share them in the comments).

How effective is your learning? Tips on assessing the effectiveness of Online Training

G-Cube

But what about its effectiveness – Can that be measured or quantified? There are many ways to ascertain the effectiveness of online training across an organization. A blend of two or more approaches works better to understand the different aspects that constitute effectiveness of training. A good and effective LMS should be able to track user data and give inputs on the courses started, finished or left mid-way. In organizations, training is a constant activity.

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.

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.

Doing Good Effectively

The Performance Improvement Blog

And whether you donate to charities or you are a philanthropist that gives grants to nonprofits, you should care about organizational effectiveness and efficiency. One commonly used indicator of effective management in organizations that do-good is the percentage of their budgets that goes to administrative costs. Overhead matters, but effectiveness matters more. Employ cost-effective strategies (trachoma surgeries, rather than training guide dogs, to help the blind).

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.

Frustratingly Effective Learning

Association eLearning

In short, effective learning usually isn’t “the quick and easy path.”. How to Tell Frustratingly Effective eLearning from Bad eLearning. At the end of the day, distinguishing frustratingly effective courses from downright bad ones is a useful skill. I worked on a particular course that had it all: pre-work, an individual practice activity, and then a live event assignment that drew on the earlier pieces.

The MATRIX Blog just turned 5!

Matrix

Each November, we look back to the previous 12 months, and then all the way back to the very first post published on the MATRIX Blog, to reflect upon our progress in the e-learning blogging sphere. We blog about e-learning, and the online environment is our perfect host.

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 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.

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. However, effective onboarding can speed up this process quite a bit. This is most likely because the most effective onboarding programs create engagement by providing necessary training and information they are needed to succeed.

Making Learning Games Effective: 5 ways of ensuring that players LEARN

G-Cube

Contrary to entertainment games, where the production costs have to be huge to produce the desired gaming experience, learning games can be made effective by employing strategies that are not cost prohibitive. However, this certainly does not mean that learning game has to look exactly like the work environment to be effective. An effective way of creating the connection between ‘virtual’ and ‘actual’ is to insert contextual details that players can recognize.

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5 Ways to Improve Effectiveness at Work

KnowledgeCity

If the shrinking workweek is any indication, today’s professionals seem to be getting a better handle on how to improve effectiveness, using the adage “work smarter, not harder.” So, what’s the secret to making your work and your time more effective? 5 Ways to Improve Effectiveness at Work. Define effective. You very well could be confusing productivity with effectiveness. Want to be a more effective coder, accountant, writer or people manager?

Five Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement

Upside Learning

A recent post on our blog poked fun at Learning management systems and underlined the disconnect that is possibly present in organizations that use an LMS to create, deliver and manage learning. Here are the five ways to use an LMS for ensuring better and effective learning measurement: A good start is half the work well done. Related posts: Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch Top 5 reasons for implementing LMS: LC Survey UL Fun-e-toons: Learning Management.

How subject matter experts can create more effective learning

Challenge to Learn

We also know that we have to guide and assist subject matter experts to help them create effective learning materials. As a result, subject matter experts often create very content heavy courses that are not effective learning materials. In this blog, I will give some tips on how to change this mindset and with that help subject matter experts to create better and more effective learning. They will create content heavy courses that are not engaging or effective.

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Helping Subject Matter Experts be more effective

Matrix

Effective coaching will always build on the SME’s strength while remaining constantly future-focused and action-oriented. The post Helping Subject Matter Experts be more effective appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

Customs Effects Cancelling One Another Out

Adobe Captivate

The problem is that one effect seems to be cancelling out the other. Before I added the “Delay Next Action” command, the first effect (left to right, duration.4 The post Customs Effects Cancelling One Another Out appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Blog Q&As Adobe Captivate2017 blog effects effects parametersHere’s another question related to a project I previously asked a question about.

Effective E-Learning – How to take the ‘boring’ out of e-learning

G-Cube

While technology enabled learning is no doubt being embraced by diverse industries to address their training needs, making it truly effective is still a constant challenge. Among other concerns, is that e-content created should be able to engage the audience thoroughly to be truly effective. To address this, we began by closely examining the learner needs and adopted suitable strategies that would ensure that the e-content developed would not be boring – but effective.

Combating “The Homer Simpson Effect”

Learningtogo

There really is a "Homer Simpson" effect in neuroscience. LearningToGo Blog brain Homer Simpson Learning neuroscience neurosciences Simpsons teaching trainingYou Have to Forget Some Old Truths to Master Essentials of Brain-Based Learning.

Effective Storyboarding

Integrated Learnings

Storyboarding for an eLearning course can be a very effective way to lay out the overall look and feel of your course, as evidenced by this post by Donna Bryant. I recently attended a webinar presented by Trivantis, the company that owns the eLearning development software Lectora , on effective storyboarding. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. By Dean Hawkinson.

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

To keep up with the happenings, trends, innovations, and other information on LMS and to ensure our teams at Upside involved in core LMS development, client implementations, client support and Innovation team are in tune with the industry we follow a host of blogs that focus specifically on LMS, learning technology, and related topics. I list below a list of top 13 blogs (in alphabetical order) that we follow for LMS (and learning technology): ALearning. E-Learning 24/7 Blog.

Combating “The Homer Simpson Effect”

Learningtogo

There really is a “Homer Simpson” effect in neuroscience. The Homer Simpson Effect means that in order to “make room” for new learning, your brain weeds out prior learning. This “unlearning to learn” behavior probably helped our ancestors develop increasingly more effective survival strategies, rather than sticking with things we already knew. Minimizing the Homer Simpson Effect.

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

Psychologically-Based Principles for Effective eLearning

Allen Interactions

Editors Note: This is a guest blog post. We love to support our eLearning community through the sharing of relevant content. Thank you to Leona Henryson for this article. Check out more of her work here. We'd love to hear your feedback on this post. Please let us know what you think in the comments! eLearning

Developing and Deploying Effective Product Knowledge Training

Origin Learning

In the last blog, we discussed the importance of product knowledge to drive business goals. In this blog, we will. The post Developing and Deploying Effective Product Knowledge Training appeared first on Blog - Originlearning. Product Training developing learning modules product knowledge product training

The Checklist to Measure Effectiveness of an eLearning Program

Enyota Learning

The eLearning industry has taken learning to an entirely new level in terms of flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and accessibility over the past few years. Hence, measuring the effectiveness of eLearning courses will help training managers to decide whether these eLearning courses are effective for their teams. What makes eLearning effective? Effectiveness of eLearning courses depends on various parameters. Cost-effectiveness of eLearning Courses.

The Google Effect

Learningtogo

I recently heard a term that was new to me, "The Google Effect." It turns out that there’s been quite a lot of research into the effects of online search on our brains and our apparent decline in the ability to remember things. LearningToGo BlogSo of course, what did I do? I googled it.

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