Adapting Resumes from Teaching to Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

When adapting resumes for instructional design jobs, it’s important to focus on experiences like curriculum creation and collaboration rather than teaching. You can probably reduce how much detail you spend on the actual teaching and focus more on the lesson plan creation.

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

As the The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour has been underway, another interesting discussion has been occurring in the learning blogosphere. It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. Ke (2009) conducted a meta-analysis study that found the effects of learning within games was positive in 52% of the studies.

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Book Review: Visual Design Solutions

Experiencing eLearning

Connie Malamed’s new book Visual Design Solutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals is written specifically for learning professionals. This book teaches many of the same foundational principles as other design books (including Connie’s first book, Visual Language for Designers ), but the examples and applications are all geared towards learning. I tend to buy physical books for my reference texts (as this book will be).

Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

As the The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour has been underway, another interesting discussion has been occurring in the learning blogosphere. It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. Ke (2009) conducted a meta-analysis study that found the effects of learning within games was positive in 52% of the studies.

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Leading Successful Change to Remote Training

Speaker: Dr. Britt Andreatta, PhD, CEO, 7th Mind, Inc.

This month, unprecedented numbers of workers have set up offices in their homes, in an attempt to flatten the curve of COVID-19. Meetings that were previously being held in conference rooms have been moved to conference calls and online meetings. Whether you’re managing the impromptu digital transformation of your company, or training new employees at a distance, make time to join Dr. Britt Andreatta former Chief Learning Officer at Lynda.com and author of several books on the brain science of success, as she covers how YOU can train remotely, and effectively, while supporting the flow of work.

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).

TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Notes typed on a laptop seem to be just as effective for learning rote facts and details.    I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore! 

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Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.” A more accurate title would be “Some Games Aren’t Effective at Making People Remember Content,” but that’s a lot less likely to grab attention. Before I continue, I want to say that I enjoyed her book, eLearning and the Science of Instruction , and I have found some of the research there valuable.

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Using Your E-book to Create an Online Course

LearnDash

If you have created an e-book then you are well on your way to an online course (and more profit)! Do you have an e-book? Most people feel satisfied if they have an e-book that is selling well and leave it at that, ultimately missing out on an opportunity to grow their business even more. The next logical step involves converting your e-book into an online course. You first need to take the information in your e-book and organize it into lessons.

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What Brené Brown Teaches Us About Effective Leadership Training

Unboxed

After recently finishing Brené Brown’s newest book, Dare to Lead , I already think it’s my favorite book of the year – and it’s not even summer yet! I resonated so much with this book personally, and as someone who professionally helps organizations grow their teams, it was hard to ignore what Brown’s message means for how we develop effective leadership training. Most effective leadership training today contain these four components.

How To Start Teaching Astrology Classes Online?

Pinlearn

Here are some reasons why you must start thinking about how to teach astrology online. Due to the ease of access and convenience, people are looking to learn astrology online and that is one of the primary reasons why you must start thinking about how to teach astrology class online.

TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Notes typed on a laptop seem to be just as effective for learning rote facts and details.    I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore! 

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TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Notes typed on a laptop seem to be just as effective for learning rote facts and details.    I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore! 

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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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Digitization of Books – Reasons And Benefits of Going Online

Kitaboo

This has resulted in the creation of a major gap in the way both teaching and learning domains operate across various instructional cross-sections. . What is Book Digitization? Reasons Why Educational Institutions Must Digitize Their Books. Cost-Effective .

6 Design Tips for Building Effective Learning Games

LearnDash

We all know that gamification is an effective, enjoyable, engaging learning tool. However, I was almost old enough to need to being turning in typed school assignments, so my mom picked up a copy of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing and had me work on it for a little bit each day.

Tiga Serangkai Uses KITABOO to Deliver Digital Books to Students

Kitaboo

Tiga Serangkai is a school and general book publishing company that distributes books to schools in Indonesia. They cater to students’ needs with their publishing content in the K-13 curriculum, and offer specialization books for both elementary and high school students. .

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

Every day, more people wanting to teach English are signing up for various types of ELT courses and dreaming of making a difference in this all-important field. Should these individuals make it to the finish line and become English teachers, they will come to rely on certain technologies to help them effectively teach English to speakers of other languages. Technologies That Support English Language Teaching/Learning.

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Adobe RoboHelp 2015: New Book Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  "Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials" is a self-paced, step-by-step workbook that will teach you the essential skills needed to create and deliver user assistance (Help systems, policies and procedures, and knowledgebases).   You will learn to enhance your content with graphics, dynamic effects (DHTML), and multimedia (eLearning content created using Adobe Captivate). Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials.

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

Every day, more people wanting to teach English are signing up for various types of ELT courses and dreaming of making a difference in this all-important field. Should these individuals make it to the finish line and become English teachers, they will come to rely on certain technologies to help them effectively teach English to speakers of other languages. Technologies That Support English Language Teaching/Learning.

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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. Nicholas Carr, in his book, The Shallows , paints a scary picture of an entire generation that is nearly incapable of “deep learning,” but very adept at “skimming.”. ” So of course, what did I do? I googled it.

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Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend

Association eLearning

Reading straight from a book, of course, is not conversational. Instructional designers and subject matter experts (SMEs) mean well; they want to share and teach all the content needed to understand and master a topic. If you can minimize your narration while maximizing the information you convey in it, your eLearning will be that much more effective. Many courses rely upon voiceover to help connect with their learners.

Teach Your Team Negotiation Skills with an eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

No matter what line of work you’re in, having skilled negotiators on your team is a tremendous asset, as it makes for employees that can compromise effectively and settle minor disputes with one another (allowing for smoother interdepartmental interactions). If you want to instill a culture of skilled negotiation in your workplace, consider using a negotiation skills eLearning course to teach your employees the ropes.

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: What You Need to Know About ?Your Online Platform, Part 1

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  If you'd like to learn how to effectively teach live, online classes, come join me online as I co-teach the Certified Online Training Professional course at www.iccotp.com. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

We Teach as We are Taught

Kapp Notes

As Knowles (1992) indicates, formative experiences of pre-service and beginning teachers influence the ways in which they think about teaching and, subsequently their actions in the classroom. Teachers and professors (who often don't have formal instruction on how to teach) teach in ways similar to how they experienced teaching during their own schooling and hold beliefs based on those experiences (Borko & Putnam, 1996; Thompson, 1992). Learning to teach.

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5 Best Employee Training Books

WalkMe Training Station

Books are an excellent way of learning techniques involving training, and new ways of connecting with your employees. Shorter business books focus on the central ideas, provide a clearer argument and move more information into graphical tables and the like. This is a good development as it makes more effective use of the reader’s time while still tackling complex issues like IT, Collaboration, Analytics and Growth.”. This book offers several practical solutions.

3 Must-Read Neuroscience Books

eLearningMind

Sometimes referred to as “neurolearning” or its dastardly cousin “neuromarketing,” the study of the brain gives us insight into becoming more effective at what we do. So it’s no wonder that at the offices of eLearning Mind, you’ll find the members of our team reading articles, discussing neuroscience theory, and of course, with our noses stuck in the best books of our time. The post 3 Must-Read Neuroscience Books appeared first on eLearning Mind.

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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.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => You can read the full text of the book here for free.

MUST READ: Teaching in a Digital Age

E-Learning Acupuncture

The reason you will be a fan of his is because you are going to read his book Teaching in a Digital Age. Don't go to Amazon, Chapters, Barns & Noble, or Walmart to find the book. The book is free. The book is almost a one-stop-shop for a 360 o perspective about blended and online teaching. Ok - full disclosure. I'm a big fan of Dr. Tony Bates. I won't go into the details why except to say, you'll be a fan of his soon.

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: What You Need to Know About ?Your Online Platform, Part 1

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  If you'd like to learn how to effectively teach live, online classes, come join me online as I co-teach the Certified Online Training Professional course at www.iccotp.com. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

3D Environment Used to Teach New Recruits

Kapp Notes

It was decided that the best and most cost-effective solution was to create a “serious game”; a fully immersive, 3d virtual ship that would enable trainees to walk through it and perform duties as if they were actually on board. Check out this link to the interesting case study __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. If you are going to teach a course online or run an online learning event or an online conference, then there’s even more to being successful at that. So, what I thought I would do is go back and see what resources I could find some good resources that would help me and could be used by instructors be better prepared to teach online.

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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. There’s reason to believe retention is greater with an actual book, a huge incentive for choosing this conventional method of learning to improve performance in multiple facets of life. Well, time management books are a great place to start.

Teaching Moments

CLO Magazine

To differentiate, out teach the competition. A few years back, the founders of software company 37Signals published the book Rework , a manifesto of sorts describing “a better, easier way to succeed in business.” In describing better ways to differentiate themselves, Fried and Hansson encouraged businesses to out-teach the competition. “Teaching probably isn’t something your competitors are even thinking about.

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A Counterpoint to Ruth Clark’s “Why Games Don’t Teach”

Bottom-Line Performance

She wrote an article with the provocative title, “Why Games Don’t Teach.” Games Teach; Poorly Designed Games Don’t. She says that poorly designed games don’t teach … and not all games teach. She says this study indicates there is no clear linkage to prove games are effective learning tools. The Effectiveness of Games for Educational Purposes: A Review of Recent Research,” J.M.

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Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend

Association eLearning

Reading straight from a book, of course, is not conversational. Instructional designers and subject matter experts (SMEs) mean well; they want to share and teach all the content needed to understand and master a topic. If you can minimize your narration while maximizing the information you convey in it, your eLearning will be that much more effective. Many courses rely upon voiceover to help connect with their learners.

Over-teaching experts and under-teaching novices

Clive on Learning

The outcome of this is typically that we over-teach the experts and under-teach the novices. Experts have the benefit of elaborate mental schemas, which have developed over time and enable them to see the important patterns and make sense of all the cause and effect relationships that relate to their areas of speciality. We can over-teach the relative experts: We patronise them with over-simplified metaphors, examples and case studies. No two learners are the same.

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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.