A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? #ASTD2014

Web Courseworks

If there was a more high-minded (if still arguably commercial) theme to this conference, it was unease about the quality of contemporary online learning. Multiple presenters lamented a disconnect between the theory and practice of eLearning, and session attendees appeared to agree. The manifesto, which first came on our radar screen in March of this year, is a comprehensive recipe for high-quality online learning and a step in the right direction.

Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC)

HT2 Labs

Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC). Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC) are an L&D driven consultancy firm who work with both healthcare organizations and professionals to refine efficiency and standards across all healthcare disciplines. Using the Curatr LXP QIC were able to deliver quality improvement focused learning material by combining face-to-face learning methods with structured, bite-sized content relevant to the needs of each individual learner.

What Is the Sensory Semantic Theory?


Nelson explained this phenomenon with his sensory semantic theory. Pictures have another advantage over words: According to the sensory semantic theory pictures also assess meaning more directly than words. What Is the Sensory Semantic Theory? Distinctive Features In the sensory semantic theory, pictures and words share the same semantic codes. Deep Processing Deep processing plays a significant part in the sensory semantic theory.

Build An Air-tight Business Case For A Learning Platform


Get internal buy-in from your key decision makers with an air-tight business case. To carry out your tasks efficiently and align learning to wider business objectives, you understand how learning technology increases productivity and makes your learners’ experience with your L&D programs better. This means it takes time to build a learning platform business case for the enterprise. 3 Keys To Building an Airtight Business Case For a Learning Platform.

Myth #4: The 70:20:10 learning model is a rule, a law or a theory


70:20:10 isn’t a strict rule or theory for how much of a certain learning modality should be delivered and when, but it’s simply a framework to help extend the focus on collaborative learning beyond the classroom, workshop and elearning approach. When applied well, 70:20:10 improves quality and results in terms of learning and performance. DOWNLOAD THE FREE WHITEPAPER The post Myth #4: The 70:20:10 learning model is a rule, a law or a theory appeared first on Docebo.

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Love-Hate Theory, Learner Motivation, Connectivism and Other Such Thoughts.

ID Reflections

You can read the post here: Business-driven Learning and LH Theory (Love-Hate Theory). This triggered thoughts related to learner motivation and how even a “business driven” or “business centric” program benefit from motivated learners. This further led me to mull over some of the fundamental theories all of us IDs start out our ID career armed with. From a business perspective, they are cheaper and faster to create and deliver.

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Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Learning is Everybody Business. An employee has just completed his/her appraisal, and must immediately get to work on some strong feedback by the appraiser that his/her Business Communication Skills are not up to mark and this lacuna is visibly affecting the work – both within his/her own team and relationships with his/her customers. In three months time, the employee will be again appraised specifically on his/her Business Communication skills.

How to Upskill Your Employees with Business Application Training

Hurix Digital

This is where business application training and other types of corporate training programs come into the picture. Here people aren’t just learning new skills in theory but acquiring practical knowledge that can open up new job avenues. Key Benefits of Business Application Training.

The Value Equation: Quality Through Training


This is the Value Equation, and it states simply that VALUE is equal to QUALITY divided by PRICE. The higher the quality, the greater the value. If the most important factor was always Quality, we’d all be drinking Starbucks, eating at Ruth Chris, and lodging the Ritz. I’ve actually taken this theory to a calculus level with complex formulas that I won’t present in this blog (you’re welcome), but I want to make a very important point that involves training.

A Quick, No-Nonsense Guide to Basic Instructional Design Theory

SHIFT eLearning

A lot of eLearning professionals, especially those who have just started with their practice, often ask about the need for theory. Why bother with an instructional design theory at all? Practice and theory actually goes hand in hand. Theory, far from crippling your practice, will actually help you improve the quality of your eLearning material. Three Most Popular Learning Theories of Instructional Design. Taxonomy of Learning Theories.

eLearning Pet Peeves

Association eLearning

It’s also frustrating from a quality assurance perspective. Examples : Audio levels are too high or too low, the sound quality is bad, the narrator is monotoned, or the narration itself is dull or unnatural sounding. They’re built for basic functionality, not quality. Association Management eLearning Instructional Design Learning Theory assessments Bad instructional design learning objectives narration navigation Quality Assurance

How do you fight inert knowledge? Develop quality instruction…

Coffee and Design

Information Processing Theory discusses that everyone stores up useless facts and concepts in their long term memory (LTM), but often cannot recall it when needed. In Anders Ericsson’s The Making Of An Expert (Harvard Business Review, 2007) he discusses the work of Benjamin Bloom whom we all know and love for his taxonomy of educational objectives. I say, focus on the quality.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses


Ithaka S+R monitors and assesses the quality of courses on various MOOC platforms. Projects help the learners implement the theory into practical aspects. The post Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses appeared first on Pinlearn. What is the MOOC platform? Dave Cormier coined the term MOOC in 2008. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses. E-learning platforms that offer the MOOCs with their regular programs are MOOC platforms.

Why developing an agile mindset is crucial for business success


The Mindset Theory , developed by Stanford Psychology professor Carol S. To put it in a nutshell: Individuals with a fixed mindset believe that their qualities (such as intelligence and other personality traits) are “set in stone”– how God made you is basically who you are.

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4 Critical Factors for Evaluating a Learning Company

Obsidian Learning

But as much as we are passionate about applying both to create effective learning experiences, we also understand that there must be a business case for choosing a learning company. With close to two decades’ experience in the learning industry, we have learned a thing or two about the critical factors that any business or learning decision maker should consider when evaluating existing learning vendor or selecting a new learning company.

ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?


’ The senior executive : ‘ To measure the return on investment, I need to see the training’s added value to business. How does it impact my business results?’ A very few of us wake up in the morning wishing to learn theories we won’t be able to apply in real life, for hours, before to be tested via a quiz that won’t explain the notions we might have not understood previously. When facing a business challenge?

Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

The world’s largest companies are leveraging data not only to make their operations more successful, but also to improve their business predictability. Manufacturing: Rolls Royce analyzes simulation data and information gathered from its manufacturing systems via the “internet of things” to improve the design process, decrease product development time and improve the quality and performance of its products.

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant


Learn how to level up your marketing, web design, and photography with consultant and business coach Jean Perpillant in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Jean is the founder of Design Theory, an agency built to help business owners with professional photography and digital strategy. In this episode, Jean breaks down why he got started with Design Theory and his motivation behind leaning into the design aspect of website development.

Free-form responses on MOOCs+Business

Jay Cross

n=20, Business+MOOCS Survey 2/25-26/2103. Potential quality issues. Your term Business+MOOC: Does it rather imply that businesses are going to make use of the content delivered from universities or that businesses are going to make their content available to the public? Business do already. Is it their core business? there is A LOT more learning that needs to be done on this topic for businesses to be successful in implementing MOOCs.

Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

ISA Participating - Future of the Business of Learning - eLearning Technology , June 25, 2009. Qualities of an Instructional Designer? CalTech NASA Study on Micro-Blogging ROI / Business Value , June 25, 2009. Learning Theory (7). eLearning Learning Hot List. June 19, 2009 to June 26, 2009. We will be publishing this kind of hot list each week and doing monthly and other summaries here using the social filtering mechanisms of Browse My Stuff.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?


“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. The tweets by +Abhijit Bhaduri from the tweet chat synthesize the core qualities.

5 Steps to Make your Problem-Solving Process Easier


That is why we spend so much time and attention on problem-solving because it can be the difference in a successful business and a failure. Here are some other ways a business can fail: Training employees is not a priority. Quality control practices aren’t met. Cheap or low-quality materials. Risk management is another skill that is imperative to making a successful decision in business.

Success Simplified

CLO Magazine

Figure 1 is a parsimonious look at more than 100 years of theory for the two disciplines. From Theory to Practice. At the organization level, this is seen in the transition from classical to neoclassical and humanistic theories.

5 Steps to Make Problem-Solving Process Easier


That is why we spend so much time and attention on problem-solving because it can be the difference in a successful business and a failure. Risk management is another skill that is imperative to making a successful decision in business. Say the coffee shop has slowly been losing business in the last quarter, despite having a very successful two years prior. The owners of the restaurant want to better understand why they are suddenly losing business.

Top 5 Tips for Strategic Execution Training


There are many theories and ideas among professionals on how to execute a strategy successfully, but many ideas are vague and don’t provide a lot of guidance for those in charge of strategic implementation. Strategic execution is an important driver of business results. Quality. Let’s face it – everybody needs a strategy in order to achieve anything worthwhile.

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Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation


Level 4 Evaluation – Results: The fourth and final level tries to assess training with regards to business results, for example, determining if sales transactions improved after training of sales staff. From a business point of view, this is the overall reason for providing executives with a training program. e-learning elearning Instructional Design Learning Theory Learnnovators C2 Workshop Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Evaluation

5 Ways You Can Use User Generated Content Effectively In The Workplace


For instance, a policy change can have a huge impact on business. This not only gets you quality feedback, but it also helps you improve the trust factor. How to TheoryHow To Use User-Generated Content Effectively In Your Workplace. When was the last time you bought something without reading its reviews on the internet? Does your 3-year-old know a great deal more about dinosaurs than you do in your mid-30s?

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 23, 2018

Mike Taylor

When it comes to skills, quantity often beats quality.” — Scott Adams. The #wcebc enterprise business collaboration event was this week in Germany. learning elearning Theory Development Friday5 Workplace Learning video Blended Learning accessibility 702010



Level 4 Evaluation – Results: The fourth and final level tries to assess training with regards to business results, for example, determining if sales transactions improved after training of sales staff. From a business point of view, this is the overall reason for providing executives with a training program. Custom E-Learning E-Learning C2 Workshop Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation Learning Theory Learnnovators

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed? Learnnovators: You’ve been Quinnovating in e-learning for over 30 years, helping your clients make the best business decisions. We can’t measure cost/time/seat if we’re not first measuring business impact. Gartner says, “Through 2015, 80% of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits due to inadequate leadership and over emphasis on technology”.

Learning design talent at Sponge UK attracts top award

Sponge UK

She took the gold prize at the Learning Technologies Awards 2016 for her track record in the high quality design of effective workplace elearning programmes. In their citation, the award judges said of Kate: “Her focus on user experience, coupled with her ability to get to the heart of the business requirement, is achieving measurable results for a wide range of global clients.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have


I have discussed each platform based on my usage pattern and preference; the order in which they are listed is not a reflection of the tool’s inherent quality or characteristics. I find various boards on topics as disparate as social business to visual thinking very useful.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Evaluation: The fifth phase of the ADDIE instructional systems design process; its purpose is to assess the quality of the training materials prior to and after implementation and the ISD procedures used to generate the instructional products. Objectives can also be established for on-the-job performance, business or impact performance, or ROI). In our first Back to Basics blog “What is Instructional Design?” we talked about the concept and definition of instructional design.

Selling Courses Online – $0 to $13,000 / Month

Academy of Mine

They spent the time to develop a high quality course content and they spent a long time promoting the course. Hardly the business strategy they were initially excited about. You’ll need good quality cameras, actors, microphones and an assortment of other production gear and personnel. Audio content: Some of the tutorials that were more theory based and less based on an understanding of the visuals required audio recordings.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011 – A Follow-Up

eLearning Weekly

Whether you are formally trained in Instructional Design or you have spent a number of years in the industry practicing the craft, ID is not a specific skill rather a conglomerate of methods, models, practices, theories, and techniques.

Who are Instructional Designers? The existential dilemma.

ID Reflections

To gain personal clarity on the role of an ID in a business setting b. BA = Business Analyst c. Comments on other blog(s) regarding qualities of an ID: Perfect Behaviour 6. The business world still glances at the role of an instructional designer with skepticism.

International E-Learning Part 3: Proven Production Techniques


Using theories about how we learn , our instructional designers started each module of Honda’s award-winning e-learning by creating a storyboard that provided all of the detail. Quality is Everyone’s Responsibility. Edwards Deming’s statement that “quality is everyone’s responsibility.” Testing happens at every stage in our production process to safeguard quality and meet internal and external benchmarks.