5 Steps to a Successful Blended Learning Strategy

Learning Rebels

Blended Learning Strategy. This Blended Learning post was originally written for DominKnow.com. As learning professionals, it’s time to adapt learning delivery methods to incorporate a blended learning strategy. Blended Learning Defined.

Learning Strategy Issues

Clark Quinn

My presentation was on the gaps between what L&D does and how our brains work, and the implications. The solutions offered included coaching, supporting the importance of self-learning ( meta-learning , yay!), The third question was about ensuring quality in a localized learning environment (e.g. The concern was that the knowledge of learning design wouldn’t necessarily be widespread. Here too, a focus on learning itself could assist.

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A Neglected Learning Strategy: Retrieval Practice

Training Industry

A Neglected Learning Strategy: Retrieval Practice - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. brain science brain-based learning learning retention memory online learning

6 learning strategies to address pandemic-triggered trends

CLO Magazine

When COVID -19 shuttered offices, it’s no exaggeration to say learning and development professionals played a key role in assuring their organizations survived and thrived. Actively tending to burnout now and in the future is key for every learning professional.

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eLearning Gamification: How to Implement Gamification in Your Learning Strategy

eLearningMind

Gamification training, or the use of game play elements in a learning experience, is one of the hottest trends in corporate training. At the most basic level, gamification training or gamification of learning is the use of game play elements in a learning experience.

eLearning Gamification: How to Implement Gamification in Your Learning Strategy

eLearningMind

Gamification training, or the use of game play elements in a learning experience, is one of the hottest trends in corporate training. At the most basic level, gamification training or gamification of learning is the use of game play elements in a learning experience.

Learning Strategies

Ed App

With an increasing focus on harnessing individual strengths in the workplace (think Myers-Briggs or VIA Character Strengths), attention is now being turned towards differentiated learning to cater to individual learning preferences. Learning Styles. Visual learning strategies.

MOOCs, Games, and the Brain

Your Training Edge

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). Part of the problem is that the traditional models of education and training aren’t brain-friendly, meaning that they are completely removed from how people actually learn. A lot more active learning.

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Keeping Your Learners’ Attention: How Our Brain Decides What to Focus On

Learnkit

Have you ever heard, or thought to yourself, “I find it hard to stay focused when taking an online course” or, “Is it easier to learn in a traditional classroom?”. Candy Crush is calling our name… In John Medina’s book, Brain Rules , we learn how the brain works. His book inspires much of the work we do at Learnkit to maintain the attention of our learning audience. But the reality is, the brain cannot multitask.

Learning at Large Ep3: Digital first learning strategies, at scale

Elucidat

In this episode of the Learning at Large podcast, I talk to Sam Taylor. A learning leader for nearly 20 years. We talk about digital first learning strategies and how to build a successful culture in your organization. Sam has led large scale digital learning programs at Barclays, Tesco, and Hitatchi Rail, reaching audiences of up to half a million people. Subscribe to Learning at Large: Or search for “Learning at Large” on your podcast player of choice.

Deploy brain-friendly leadership models in your organization

CLO Magazine

According to our data, the key is to design brain-friendly leadership models that help leaders answer three questions. Leadership models should intentionally factor in the brain’s limited capacity for processing a vast amount of information at once. Strategy leadership models

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E-Learning Strategy – The Right Way to Success

eLearning 24-7

You are looking at all these items to consider, not for MM, but for your e-learning inititaives. Need to offer an e-learning solution when you have been instructor led for so long. You despise e-learning, but unless you want to keep your job – you have go forth. Listen, this is not a one day or even one week strategy plan. Typically the first thing people do, when it comes to coming up with a strategy. If yes, you will need a learning platform.

Video’s Role in Your Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

If video is the future of education, it should probably play a role in your organization’s training strategy. Instead of forking out for top-of-line equipment, focus on learning proven, device- and software-agnostic ways to create great video. When most employees need to know something, they don’t wait around for their organization to deliver an e-learning course on it. When it comes to learning, user-generated content is often the best content.

Your Brain on Learning

CLO Magazine

When the brain learns, it acquires information through a person’s various senses, and this information travels along the synapses to the short-term memory. After the information has been processed in working memory, it is carried to the brain’s core where it is compared with things we know or have experienced, and then stored in long-term memory. But only in roughly the past decade have conversations on how the brain learns appeared in talent management circles.

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How to Encourage Physical Activity as Part of a Learning Strategy

Absorb LMS

As if dying weren’t motivation enough, research continues to indicate that physical activity improves brain health and ability to learn. As learning professionals, we’re part of the problem. Much of the learning content and events we create are traditionally designed to be accessed by sedentary learners seated at a desk. Here are some ideas on designing learning that encourages activity other than sitting: Have you organized a full day, on site workshop?

How to Encourage Physical Activity as Part of a Learning Strategy

Absorb LMS

As if dying weren’t motivation enough, research continues to indicate that physical activity improves brain health and ability to learn. As learning professionals, we’re part of the problem. Much of the learning content and events we create are traditionally designed to be accessed by sedentary learners seated at a desk. Here are some ideas on designing learning that encourages activity other than sitting: Have you organized a full day, on site workshop?

Hire the heart and train the brain

Litmos

Hire the heart and train the brain; this is an axiom that many of us have heard before. But let's face it, as AI and Machine Learning become more and more prevalent, Core Skills are going to become more valuable and key differentiators in the workplace. . This means we must start paying attention and hire the heart and train the brain. . Create learning programs that support questioning. The post Hire the heart and train the brain appeared first on Litmos.

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A Whole New eLearning Experience with Right-Brain Senses

CommLab India

What’s new age learning – a fad or a necessity? Join this webinar on new age learning strategies being conducted by iSpring and CommLab India. eLearning Design Instructional Design

5 Ways to Add Flexibility to your Mobile Learning Strategy

Growth Engineering

As we begin to realise the importance of mobile learning , the need for flexibility will become increasingly important to engage its users. Here are just some of weapons you can add to your mobile learning arsenal…. Mobile learning offers a Utopian world where you don’t have to be at your boring desk to view key training documents. The lessons you need them to learn can be digested on the commute to work, run in the park or when relaxing in a bubble bath.

10 Learning Strategies to Take Your Training to the Next Level

Continu

The problem is not everyone learns so quickly or in the same fashion. That’s why it’s important to have several learning strategies in place for on-the-job training. . Learning strategies are simply the methods that students use to learn. Bite-sized learning.

Beyond Industrial Age Thinking

Clark Quinn

I’ve long maintained that our organizational practices are too often misaligned with how our brains really work. Yet, this doesn’t lead to learning! If we want to truly apply learning science to the design of instruction, we have to understand our brains.

The (Post) Cognitive Perspective

Clark Quinn

The second is because our brains don’t change that fast, so what works will work regardless of the technology. . I look to see how things align, or not, with how our brains work. You can save money, be more effective, etc when you align with how our brains work.

Your Brain Prefers Interactive Stories: Not Lectures

Vignettes Learning

What happens to the brain when it's exposed to an effective interactive story experience? This philosophy works because as we learned about Positive Stories , touching the emotional core of people increases their sense of involvement, memory, and makes them more receptive to ideas and learning. Cause and Effect: The Story in a Nutshell Brains light up and get pumped up when we tell or listen to good stories.

Coping with Change: A Book Review of Flux by April Rinne

Clark Quinn

It’s driven her interest in change and how we can learn to cope. She looked at a wide variety of inputs, and has distilled her learnings into 8 mental frameworks that assist. meta-learning strategyHow do we cope with change?

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Is Your Organization Losing Its Brain? Collecting Stories to Transfer Knowledge

Vignettes Learning

And though not everyone who turns 62 or 65 retires right away, enough do that some companies are trying to head off the problem.Losing veteran workers is a challenge, even for big companies like General Mills.But the older-worker brain drain is a big concern for industries like mining and health care." says Yuki Noguchi in her article "Businesses Try To Stave Off Brain Drain As Boomers Retire." "Not What is your organization doing to preserve its brain?

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Video’s Critical Role in Your Digital Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

If video is the future of education, it should probably play a role in your organization’s training strategy. Instead of forking out for top-of-line equipment, focus on learning proven, device- and software-agnostic ways to create great video. When most employees need to know something, they don’t wait around for their organization to deliver an e-learning course on it. When it comes to learning, user-generated content is often the best content.

The Brain and The Stories We Tell: Top Reasons Why Stories Change Our Behavior

Vignettes Learning

So what are the things we learn from stories? Are Our Brains Hardwired for Storytelling? As a nationally recognized expert on story structure, Haven believes that our brains are hardwired for storytelling and that we're not just Home sapiens , we are Homo narratives. Kendal Haven on YOUR BRAIN ON STORIES: WHY YOU ARE HARDWIRED TO THINK AND LEARN THROUGH STORYTELLING People are willing to pay to be engaged. What Happens in the Brain During Storytelling Session?

Book hiccups

Clark Quinn

So here, for the record and hopefully as both mea culpas and lessons learned, are my book hiccups. After my first book, Engaging Learning , came out, someone asked me “how do I know it’s really your book?” Our brains aren’t changing as fast at the tech!

Thinking about reframing

Clark Quinn

I found something interesting, and wanted to share, but…I realize this is supposed to be about my learnings about learning. No, not as a plea for communism or something, but because it doesn’t align with our brains. meta-learning strategy

Practicing the Preach

Clark Quinn

Across the top are the various stages (Introduction, the Principles, the resulting learning Elements, the associated Process , and the Closing). That is, envision the performance and how it’s distributed across tools and brains. design meta-learning strategy

KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , a boutique custom design and development studio specializing in online learning experiences. This is why so much online learning fails."

Points of inflection

Clark Quinn

Back to my old mantra: “the human brain is arguably the most complex thing in the known universe”! When I look at learning design, innovation facilitation, and culture change I see a complex picture. meta-learning strategy

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: How Does Gender Matter in the e-Learning Brain?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, March 16, 2007 How Does Gender Matter in the e-Learning Brain? A post at the Eide Neurolearning blog on Gender Matters in the Learning Brain. Another important reason to understand your audience when developing e-Learning, even along gender lines. Im wondering if any e-Learning designers out there consider these differences when creating courses.

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Using Brain Research to Design Better eLearning Courses: 7 Tips for Success

SHIFT eLearning

The brain is constantly on the lookout for ways to improve by obtaining new knowledge and skills, even before birth. This way, l earners aren''t spending more time trying to remember what an icon represents, or how to navigate from one page or section of a course to another, than they do engaging in learning the material. As the brain is both rational and emotional, it is important for course designers to create a balance between the two elements for effective eLearning development.

Leadership Webinar Wisdom: Six Critical Elements for Engagement and Learning

Infopro Learning

Webinars pose a challenge to the basic adult learning principle of involving the learner in experience-based activities that have immediate relevance to work. We start our webinars with an interactive brain teaser that has relevance to the topic. This sets up a nice transition to your first learning objective. Your great facilitators who are experienced classroom trainers will need to learn a few new tricks and break some old habits when delivering a webinar.

Designing Learning Like Professionals

Clark Quinn

Our brains are arguably the most complex things in the known universe, yet we don’t treat our discipline as the science it is. We need to start combining experience design with learning engineering to really start delivering solutions. To truly design learning, we need to understand learning science. And this does not mean paying attention to so-called ‘brain science’ There is legitimate brain science (c.f.

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What is Spaced Learning & (Why Does it Matter) in eLearning?

Instancy

You designed an online learning course for adult learners. As time went by, the learners could not remember what they had learned in the course. Why weren’t the learners able to recall what they had learned? Today, spaced learning has emerged as one of the major eLearning models.

WHY IT’S TIME TO UPDATE ELEARNING WITH ADAPTIVE LEARNING AND PERSONALIZATION

PDG

It’s a Teaching Machine and it will dramatically change the way people learn in the future.” – Doc Brown could have said in the opening scene in the movie, Back to the Future. . You do not need a DeLorean with a flux capacitor to see how far Learning has come in the last seventy years.

WHEN YOUR LEARNERS ARE ENGINEERS… BETTER KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE

Wonderful Brain

And in my many years building learning, whether facilitated instruction or elearning it’s a cardinal rule that instructional designers need to know many aspects of their target learner’s personality traits. The notion this alone determines both the techniques and design elements you should employ suggests the challenges you’ll face when the precepts of good learning are antagonistic to the personality characteristics of your audience.

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Complex thinking

Clark Quinn

The article says that our brains are limited in thinking about complex situations. To the extent we understand how these tools support learning, we can use them to help achieve the outcomes we need. meta-learning strategyAn interesting article I came across brings up an interesting issue: how do we do complex thinking? Are some people just better at it?