Get Inspired by the Best Learning Methods of Top CEOs

KnowledgeCity

Once you know more about CEOs’ learning methods, you may consider taking a page or two out of their books to use in your own professional development. They need to stay competitive and stand out as influential and effective leaders in their field.

20+ More Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my list of 12+ Books for Instructional Designers , I received a lot of great suggestions for further reading. Here are 20+ more books suggested by others. ” Design Alchemy : Author Roderick Sims suggested that I include “texts/resources that address Learning Design and not just Instructional Design” such as his own book. This book was positively reviewed in Educa tion Review. Other Books.

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Top 20 Books for Learning & Development Professionals

Your Training Edge

Books can be a good alternative. Most likely, you have heard that if you read 500 books about your professional activities, you will become the number one expert. Here you will find 20 perfect books for L&D professionals to improve your knowledge and boost productivity.

The Theatre Story Method of using storytelling in business training

Matrix

Highly effective in being remembered for themselves, stories didn’t always help with knowledge transfer. Doug Stevenson’s “ Story Theatre Method ”, based on years of experience in the film-making industry, provides a framework for a more applied approach to storytelling.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

This is why my team and I put together this list of forty-eight books. The books are organized by category: Books recommended by training experts (4). Learning books (4). Corporate training books (3). Instructional design books (6). Learning technology books (2). Virtual instructor-led training books (3). Evaluation & Feedback books (4). Motivation & Gamification books (5). Talent management books (3).

Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training Methods

Learning Visions

I’ve been trying to read a lot lately – books, not just blogs. And I do find that the age-old book report is a great way to synthesize and encode all those juicy learning nuggets. My latest review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training Methods: A Guide for Training Professionals. I presented a webinar today and found myself quoting liberally from this book. Clark effectively summarizes current learning research, covering important topics like use of audio and graphics.

Allego Co-Founders’ Book Shares New Approach to Virtual Selling

Allego

Lee and Magnacca partnered with Tony Jeary , leading results strategist, executive coach and subject matter expert who has advised over 1,000 clients and published more than 60 books, to provide relevant strategies and advice for sales professionals.

How To Watch And Learn Effectively?

Origin Learning

Of course, the point to be taken note of is that traditional methods of learning are getting replaced by smart and immersive ways. Cryptic text-book approach to focused, tracked, and immersive way of learning. The post How To Watch And Learn Effectively? General Video Learning Effective learning learning methods methods of learning video learningLearning has no boundaries. That is a well-known fact given the influence of the digital age we live in today.

6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Here are six learning game design books that are on our must-read list: Play to Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games. As a trainer interested in game design, you know that games are more effective than lectures. This book bridges the gap between instructional design and game design; it’s written to grow your game literacy and strengthen crucial game design skills. Kapp gets practical in this book, too.

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A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. It turns out the book is nonfiction business book about applying Lean and Agile principles to the development of learning-related projects. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about? There are large numbers of Youtube tutorials on how to apply Agile methods.

Mobile Learning: Book Review

Kapp Notes

Recently, I was sent a copy of Gary Woodill’s latest book, The Mobile Learning Edge. Here is a short review: Gary Woodill, describes how mobile devices can provide effective learning in a variety of formats including location-based information, just-in-time training and the ability to provide on-demand documentation such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) when and where the employee needs the information. He also provides seven principles for effective mobile learning.

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner is a perfect book for people just getting started in the field, especially those who are current students or are switching to instructional design or training from another career.

22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. The discussion has thrown up a great list of books for instructional designers worth sharing with our readers too. The Online Learning Idea Book: 95 Proven Ways to Enhance Technology-Based and Blended Learning edited by Patti Shank. Evidence-Based Training Methods by Ruth Clark. Designing Effective Instruction by Gary R.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Different disabilities require different methods. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about. In other words, it’s about creating an effective website. See the book for more detail.).

A book - is it a method or a medium?

Clive on Learning

Ebooks: the great rekindling of our love of reading , in last Sunday's Observer, brought home quite clearly to me how confused we have become between methods and media in our discussions about the pros and cons of e-book readers sch as the Kindle. In the context of design for learning, there is a clear distinction: Methods, the building blocks of our learning strategies, are essentially timeless. The methods that we use determine the effectiveness of our solutions.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Different disabilities require different methods. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about. In other words, it’s about creating an effective website. See the book for more detail.).

Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities. This popular book features examples and case studies from many industries and education. Review : “If I had to recommend just one book it would be Make It Stick by Brown, Roediger and McDaniel.” –. Formats : Hardcover, ebook, audio book. Read for : The book is split into 16 chapters with each one featuring a leading theorist talking through their research in their own words.

Advantages of Blended Learning over Traditional eLearning Methods

Hurix Digital

Rich media formats such as video/audio files, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are now being used to hold the learner’s attention span and make learning more engaging and effective. This has given rise to the concept of blended learning, which is a hybrid model that includes online and traditional learning methods. Besides, they can use this data to tailor their teaching methods and feedback for each student while improving time efficiency.

Learning Fundamentals: Which Training Methods Work Best?

The Learning Dispatch

There are several different training methods and a number of variations on each. Can they set all of the features (audio, screen viewing, chat) necessary for an effective experience? The training method that will be the most effective depends on the factors that you need for success. In that case, their most effective training will likely come from experience in an instructor-led class. The post Learning Fundamentals: Which Training Methods Work Best?

Modern Learning Methods Help Sales Leaders Control the Controllables

Allego

Fortunately, developing a confident, well-prepared and highly skilled team is something within your control, provided these three modern learning methods are in place: Asynchronous coaching. One proven method is to have the “A player” reps record their best practices, tips, and subject matter expertise for you to share with the rest of the team. When you need to learn how to change a tire or fix a leaky faucet, do you venture out to the nearest library for a how-to book?

47 books sales teams should have on their shelves

TalentLMS

The books on this list are exactly where you need to begin. We scoured the internet, followed up on Amazon and Goodreads, and collected the most often mentioned, highly-rated, and most popular books on sales. The list contains some of the best sales books ever written, sales training books, sales management books, as well as the best books on sales skills and techniques. Classic books for salespeople. Sales training books. Get the book here.

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Sneak Peak: My Book on Gamification of Learning and Instruction

Kapp Notes

For a while I have been stealthy working on a book titled “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction&#. Here is some leaked info about the book…look for it in Spring 2012. Chapter Four reviews research studies describing the effectiveness of games as well as the effectiveness of specific game elements such as the use of avatars and third person vs. first person view point.

Why Are Time Management Books So Important?

WalkMe Training Station

Books are a tangible source of knowledge unlike anything you’ll find in the online world. Though eBooks and other online materials have gained prevalence, there’s nothing quite like learning from a great book. Reading from mobile devices can be of benefit, but this method of learning comes with multiple distractions. After you’ve established and cemented the importance of books, it’s time to choose a beneficial topic!

#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. To date, the tour has led to over 2000 books being sold with 200 of them being ebooks and Pfeiffer indicated that the book is the best-selling new title from Pfeiffer this year. In his recent (and still on-going) Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) on Gamification, Kevin Werbach, Assistant Professor at Wharton said this about the book…. 5 Gaming Elements for Effective E-Learning.

Top 12 Books Every L&D Manager Needs to Read!

Growth Engineering

We’re going to navigate you through the latter and point you in the direction of the best L&D books! How We Learn: Throw out the rule book and unlock your brain’s potential’. We’re suckers for informative fun at Growth Engineering and Carey’s book is an engaging exploration into the psychology of learning. This book will help you lay the foundations for an organizational culture capable of unlocking the inner superhero within your learners!

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

Instructional designers aim to provide the necessary content to accomplish these goals, but sometimes the delivery of a course or training isn’t very effective. Luckily, there’s a proven process that helps you measure the effectiveness of your courses and start to fix any problems in their delivery. How to Implement Effectiveness Measurement Plans. It should also be noted that this approach to measuring course effectiveness highlights the results of training.

3 Keys to Creating Effective Training

The Learning Dispatch

Last month, I discussed choosing a training method. In that commentary, I suggested that you choose a method that would be effective. This month, we take a quick look at what “effective” means, and one approach to creating training that gets the job done. . To Develop Effective Training, Start at the Beginning. What does it mean for training to be effective? . Would a job aid or a modification of an administrative procedure be more effective?

The Best Learning Design Method is the One You Use

Mindflash

If you are new to designing eLearning courses, I believe you will find in this post four useful methods for designing effective eLearning. A search on Amazon.com will reveal many good books on the subject to help new instructional designers apply ADDIE. Perhaps it is a small point, but if the Dick and Carey model was my chosen method, I would re-order those steps in my project plan. So Which Method Do I Pick?

Diverse Workforce – How to Meet Learning Needs?

Origin Learning

No Ordinary Disruption , a new book from McKinsey & Company, cites these four: an aging world population, economic activity shifting to emerging markets, the pervasive impact and ubiquity of technology, and the global flow of capital, people, and information. For starters, knowing the demographic profile of learners can definitely help in putting an effective learning framework in place.Of How does an organization meet the learning needs of a diverse work base?

5 Reasons Why Self-Paced Training Is Highly Effective

Your Training Edge

You have watched a video, read a book or an article, etc. Self-paced learning is defined by the Business Dictionary as a method where the learner initiates the learning. Learning is a very personal thing and all people have their preferred methods, times of the day when they’re effective, and learning mediums. The learner and the trainer must adapt to the training method. Here are 5 reasons to consider self-paced training: It’s efficient and effective.

Training Methods That Perhaps Never Crossed Your Mind

WalkMe Training Station

There are so many methods out there, but each one works drastically different for respective teams or individuals. It is important to keep in mind who you are trying to train in order to know which method to use. This is a method to make sure your employees are paying close attention to the information they need. Another example is through debate, suggested by Andy Walker , who says he has seen this method be very effective.

5 Instructional Design Books That Every Instructional Designer Should Read

Adobe Captivate

Here are 5 Instructional Design books you should add to your must-read list. Top 5 Instructional Design Books For Instructional Design Professionals. Here is a list of 6 of the best Instructional Design books , as well as tips to continually expand your own knowledge base. The goal of this book is to help both teachers and students find inspiration in the learning process. Instead, her method helps them remember your teaching and apply it in real-world situations.

Evidence-Based Training Methods and Smile Sheets (An Interview with Dr. Will Thalheimer)

Convergence Training

It’s always a good idea to use training methods that are (1) based in evidence and proven to be effective and (2) focused on improving performance on the job. Dr. Will Thalheimer is one of the leading research experts on evidence-based and performance-focused training methods, and he’s been kind enough to grant us an interview that we’ll present as a series of four related articles. The effectiveness of elearning.

How Can You Create an Effective Employee Virtual Training Program?

Cloudshare

Creating an effective training course in business is not incredibly easy, however. There are entire books written about this subject, but the following should be an excellent starting point. After each session, try to find out how you can improve the coursework and delivery methods.

Tentative 3D Book Outline--Based on Your Input

Kapp Notes

A few weeks ago, I posted a request for feedback on a book I am working on with Tony O'Driscoll tentatively called Learning in 3D asking what was needed in such a book. The post called Book on 3D Learning Environments: What Do You Want From It? So, here is the rough outline for the new book. In Chapter Three , the discussion turns toward effective methods of fostering learning within 3D spaces. Tags: 3D worlds book

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. This book addresses the sceptics, the doubting and the uninitiated as well as those experienced in using the tools. This book is a case in a point. In this book, she “breaks down” the components of each SoMe tool, clarifies when these can be best used, how to use them and, most importantly, why.