INFOGRAPHIC: Design Thinking for Human-Centered Learning
JANUARY 19, 2016
A co-design process to focus on the learner and create human centered learning solutions. Designed by our Guest Blogger, Arun Pradhan. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning.
4 Ways Emoticons Can Support Online Learning
AUGUST 24, 2016
Howcan we use them in online courses? Well, in e-learning courses, they can be used extensively in assessments, feedback pop ups, and when learners interact with each other, or with the trainer online. So, let’s check how emoticons can be used effectively in online learning.
10 tips for improving retention with online learning
JULY 27, 2016
If you’re a learning manager responsible for delivering training to hundreds of employees, you’ll have a pretty keen idea of the importance of knowledge retention. Well, pretend you’re not a learning manager for a minute, and let’s take a look at the issue through a learner’s eyes.
How to Avoid These Three Pain Points for Online Learning
MAY 17, 2016
The other day someone asked what I thought the three top pain points were for online training or elearning. E-Learning Pain Point #1: Courses are Boring. Ideally you’re able to align the content and learning objectives to the appropriate activities. Want to learn more?
eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer
APRIL 21, 2016
This was years before I became an instructional designer, back when I was a kid. The year we got a single computer in the classroom was really exciting (it was only to be used during our designated play/ free time). Kid Learns from Computer Games. Instructional Designer Reflects.
Corporate Training’s $70+ Billion Dirty Secret
JULY 16, 2015
Art Kohn Bersin Brain Continuous Learning Corporate Learning corporate training Education elearning Future of education future of learning instructional design L&D Learning and Development Learning Blogs learning technologies Learning Technology MOOC Training & Development Bersin research cognitive psychology Corporate Training online learning retention rates statistics on training training retention
5 Ways Scenario-based Online Learning Can Pave the Way For GCP Training
JULY 19, 2016
Go for scenario-based learning! How Scenario-based online learning helps in GCP training. Assume you want your employees to learn about the three phases of a clinical trial – preparation, execution and close-out; you can give them a scenario. Saves learning time.
Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect
JUNE 16, 2015
The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. We started with objectives and we’ll continue on through concepts, examples, emotional elements, and putting it together, but here we’re talking about good practice for learning. The formal goals for learning are twofold: 1. Retention over time until the learning is needed, and.
Deeper eLearning Design: Part 5 – Emotion
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. Here we’re talking about the role of emotion in learning, and we’ll close by finally putting it all together. We want to shift from creating content to designing learning experiences. To start, we need to understand the effects of emotions on learning. Opening the Learning Experience.
Deeper eLearning Design: Part 4 – Examples
AUGUST 10, 2015
The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. Here we’re talking about the role of examples in learning, and we’ll continue on through emotional elements, and finally putting it all together. Examples are a part of learning, as we know, and learning design is, or should be considered complex. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 3 – Concepts.
INFOGRAPHIC: The Future of Corporate Learning
JANUARY 13, 2016
Designed by our Guest Blogger, Arun Pradhan. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. The post INFOGRAPHIC: The Future of Corporate Learning appeared first on Learnnovators.
6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals.
INFOGRAPHIC: 3 Facts About Mindset In Learning
NOVEMBER 14, 2015
Mindset is an often ignored yet crucial factor in learning. Here are three well established aspects of mindset in learning, and each is supported with tips for learning designers to make the most of them. YOU CAN PRIME YOUR BRAIN. “ INTEREST DRIVES LEARNING.
How Gamers Learn: The Game Player’s Brain
APRIL 19, 2016
If you’re embarking on your first game-based learning odyssey, you might be wondering where to start. When moving from a traditional eLearning model to a gamified one, you’ll find that there’s a whole world of learning methods that you’d never even considered before.
MOOCs, Games, and the Brain
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 2, 2013
Results from an ASTD study suggest that as much as 90 percent of new skills learned during training are lost within one year, which means that despite large expenditures on training programs, many companies are not realizing significant returns on their investment (ROIs).
INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Top Tips To Boost Your Learning
NOVEMBER 29, 2015
Work smarter and make learning stick with these eight simple techniques. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. The post INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Top Tips To Boost Your Learning appeared first on Learnnovators.
GE TV: An Coppens on Engaging the Brain with Gamification
MAY 31, 2016
At Gamification Nation, An offers gamification design services, gamification membership communities, and online learning programmes. Watch this interview to find out: How gamification helps the brain learn. The most powerful ways to apply gamification to learning.
20+ More Books for Instructional Designers
APRIL 30, 2015
In response to my list of 12+ Books for Instructional Designers , I received a lot of great suggestions for further reading. Instructional Design and Learning Design. E-Learning and Blended Learning. Visual Design.
The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning
JANUARY 10, 2016
What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?
eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
MAY 11, 2016
If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it.
eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. They’ve been the bread and butter of digital learning solutions for decades and the industry behind them has helped many, including myself, feed our families. From the Blended Learning Trenches.
‘Dear Training’… A Breakup Letter from L&D Professionals
MARCH 1, 2016
You were so confident, with your Flashy smile and concise learning objectives. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. He currently works as the lead solution designer for DeakinPrime, helping to deliver 70:20:10 inspired performance solutions for some of Australia’s largest telcos, retailers, banks and insurers. . Dear Training, We’re sorry, but it’s over. It’s not you, it’s us.
40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books
JANUARY 17, 2017
Instructional Design. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. It makes research about learning accessible in ways you can apply immediately. eLearning and Blended Learning. Learning and Psychology Research.
JANUARY 28, 2016
Think of your brain as a refrigerator. In your brain, unused information gets tossed out too. For instance, your association’s members will probably forget most of what they learn from your educational offerings within a week or so. Let’s go back to the “brain fridge.”
17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning
MAY 16, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill. THE JOURNEY: We, at Learnnovators, have been fascinated about micro learning or bite-sized learning. What is its significance in today’s learning scenario?
Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”
JULY 29, 2015
The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce?
20 Incredible Mobile Learning Quotes
APRIL 4, 2014
THE JOURNEY: We love mobile learning, and are excited about its potential, not just for learning, but also for performance support! As you would know, we have been trying our best to listen to some of the best brains in the world to get inspired.
Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JULY 20, 2015
Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. There’s lots to be learned! Cloud-based learning.
Beating the Forgetting Curve with Distributed Practice
MARCH 22, 2014
THE JOURNEY: After our inspiring and thought-provoking interview with Connie Malamed, we were left wondering about the interesting human nature that is revealed with the ‘forgetting curve’, and its impact on learning design. What is its significance in learning design?
Human enough #edcmooc
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
If humans are gregarious beings and learning is social, how can face-to-face instruction possibly fail to out perform its online equivalent? TEDxWarwick talk in Week 3 of The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course.
10 Visual Design Quick Tips
The Learning Circuits
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
The visual clarity of screens and slides can have a big impact on learning. If you're unsure what to do and how to go about designing the visuals for a training environment, here are some quick tips that might help. Use white space to provide balance and clarity to your design.
Unleashing Superheroes – Doing Gamification the Right Way
MARCH 20, 2017
In my 15+ years fighting dull online learning with Growth Engineering, I’ve learned it’s essential to keep things fresh. What is the point of your online learning and why should your learners care? To this day our brains love a good story, whatever form it takes.
Why video game mechanics work, and how they’re used to engage online learners
JULY 1, 2016
point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity, typically as an online marketing technique to encourage engagement with a product or service. But it’s the world of online learning which has seen some of the most extensive use of gamification.
5 graphic design rules to keep in mind when creating online courses
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
When it comes to training and learning we are as different as it gets. But with online learning you no longer have sharpies and flip-charts. You get something better: visual design for content creation. 5 graphic design rules to keep in mind when creating online courses.
Where, Oh Where, Should Content On A Screen Go?
JUNE 2, 2016
That probably made your brain hurt. You probably even learned something from that quick glance. Poor design, or a lack of design, can cause serious frustration. Use solid design principles and remember to take special considerations into account.
Motivating The Instructional Designer
The eLearning Coach
MARCH 28, 2010
Perhaps it hits you when you’re writing a storyboard to teach a poorly designed and uninspiring software program. But what about motivating instructional designers? When I was studying Instructional Design, a college professor once told the class that we were the learner’s advocates. An advocate “pleads the cause of another; defends or maintains a cause or proposal; and supports or promotes the interests of another, according to Webster online.
Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
APRIL 18, 2014
ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?