Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers. THE JOURNEY: Connie Malamed was one of the first in the learning industry to design and develop an app for learning designers. We set out on a journey to explore and learn more about other apps that are available for learning designers. DesignJot is an iPad app (from Allen Communication Learning Services, Inc.)

TOP 5 PERFORMANCE SUPPORT APPS FOR LEARNING DESIGNERS

Learnnovators

It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers THE JOURNEY: Connie Malamed was one of the first in the learning industry to design and develop an app for learning designers. We set out on a journey to explore and learn more about other apps that are available for learning designers. DesignJot is an iPad app (from Allen Communication Learning Services, Inc.)

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Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning that really works. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. That focus is the outcome that the learning experience is designed to achieve. So, the starting point of a learning design has to be the objective that will achieve the outcome. Our successes should be business successes!

Show The Learner Visible Signs of Their Learning

Kapp Notes

Too often in an instructional setting, the learner doesn’t know whether or not he or she really understands or can apply the knowledge they are learning. If the designer of the instruction provides continual feedback to the student concerning progress toward terminal learning objective, then the learner themselves can gain an understanding of their own mastery of content. 1976) Mastery learning. Bloom, B. Mastery learning theory and practice.

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When learning experience design goes wrong

Learning Pool

Learning design has benefited greatly from the influence of user experience design (UXD) over the last decade. When you look into the theoretical underpinnings of learning experience design, it can come as something of a surprise to realize that this new practice area does not lean particularly heavily on traditional learning theory (e.g. Bloom, Gagne, etc.). The illusion of learning. We can feel that we’re learning something when in fact we are not.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. It is a very exciting time for online course developers as upgrades, new devices, new software, apps, and WiFi hotspots can now break course design out the legacy learning management system box. Regardless, it provides endless opportunities for creative ways to reinforce learning outcomes, objectives and improve return on investments.

Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere

Integrated Learnings

This year's 2011 Lectora user conference provided my first opportunity to hear learning futurist Elliot Masie ( of The Masie Center ) speak live; he didn't disappoint. We were treated to both his keynote and a follow-up conversation on his view of the learning industry's present and future. As Masie said, we are at an age of incredible learning development opportunity. Here's a photo of what is on his learning radar as eLearning's next evolution. Learning is changing.

Good News: Spending on Training Increasing

Mindflash

In a recent Bersin by Deloitte study , spending on learning and development rose by 12% in 2012. Obviously, this is great news for learning and development (L&D) professionals. Mobile Learning is Imminent: 61% of business leaders say they have mobile strategy ready to go and 24% say they will embrace mobile learning soon. Being creative with content, people can learn necessary skills without being removed from work for hours or days at a time.

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How microlearning can result in deep learning

Ed App

Classical philosophy posits that any meaningful learning must combine an existential knowledge of the self alongside the cognitive domain. In this sense, deep learning goes beyond learning ‘content,’ and is more concerned with the gaining of long-term wisdom and critical competencies that interact with our environment and can be transferred and revised in different contexts. How does microlearning support deep learning? . Deep learning strategies .

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

A Look Behind Robert Gagnè's Nine Steps of Instruction

Big Dog, Little Dog

In her post, Questioning Gagnè and Bloom’s Relevance , Christy Tucker describes how we often get caught up in theories without really looking at whether the research supports those theories. In the military we called this an interest device —a story or some other vehicle for capturing the learners' attention and helping them to see the importance of learning the tasks at hand. Tell learners the learning objective.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. You can see more detail of how this works here in Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning (and see how you can be involved). Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve?&# Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning - The eLearning Coach , February 8, 2010 The noise about the release of Apple’s iPad has been a bit overwhelming.