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3 Tips for Creating the Right Enterprise Learning Environment

Docebo

For success, you need the right environment, one that can accommodate varied learners and program components, delivering powerful experiences and program management at scale. Here are three areas to focus upon and some tips to make sure you get it right: Enterprise Learning Styles – Blended Learning vs Hybrid Learning. Interactive Learning Experience – Gamification for Instant Gratification. This can enable you to work with various learning styles.

Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Docebo

It’s the collaboration between your workforce and their peers. We use sites like YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook not only to connect with each other, but to learn from one another. Whether it’s learning how to give yourself a fade at home during COVID-19 from your favorite local barber (we don’t encourage this), or learning to bake bread (this is probably fine), one thing has become clear: social and collaborative learning are what we’re used to.

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Building a Modern Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

eThink Education

As we head into the second decade of the 21st century, now more than ever is the time to break away from traditional learning methods and start incorporating modern technologies and blended learning experiences into your training and education programs. There are a variety of eLearning technologies and strategies that can be utilized in any educational context, both workplace to academic, to achieve better learning outcomes. Digital Learning: We’ve Come a Long Way.

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6 benefits of social & collaborative learning

Docebo

Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. Even if our approach to training and learning has evolved over time, we still inevitably learn from those we collaborate with. Learning is an experience, everything else is just information” Albert Einstein. Social learning technologies: 6 benefits.

Community and Collaborative Learning

Dashe & Thomson

She described how she and her Kenyan friends get together frequently for an entire day to cook, talk, braid each other’s hair, and learn things from each other. Learning has also become less community-based in the United States. More and more, learning has focused on web-based training and distance learning. And yet, according to research, people learn best by interacting with others in a real world context.

Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

Collaborative Learning is where it’s at and let’s allow technology to bring it home! I have never understood the resistance to using technology in the “class” In today’s day and age, learning collaboration is and should be the norm in all our learning designs. Pick a topic to kick it off then plan your collaboration technique. How to bring relief in the form of collaboration? Time for collaborative learning exercises

How Digital Content Can Make Classrooms Culturally Responsive

MagicBox

As international migrations remain a constant aspect of modern society, classrooms around the world are becoming increasingly multicultural. Students of diverse races and ethnicities, speaking different languages and following different religions are all studying together in the K-12 classrooms. Expecting students to leave all that behind when they enter a classroom isn’t just unrealistic, it is unfair. They offer enriching learning experiences.

Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

I've discovered recently I don't like the term e-learning. This is because I recently had to go through the process of understanding what salary you pay someone who is an e-learning developer. This is because everyone has a different idea of what e-learning is and what it takes to develop it. So if you tell me you are an e-learning expert, it means nothing to me. The term e-learning covers a wide swath of teaching and learning using digital media.

Guest post: A Tipping Point in Learning

Jane Hart

Nic is actively engaged in interpreting the social media and social learning environments for clients. He assists them in their transformation to collaborative networked wierarchies. “Since it was started in March I have been active in Jane Hart’s highly successful Social Learning Community which now has over 700 members drawn globally from the whole spectrum of learning. It has become the community of choice for many leading thinkers in learning.

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Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning

Integrated Learnings

He began by challenging us to think about what makes our learning organizations relevant in today’s environment, and he stated five types of learning that organizations typically use. He polled the audience to see which ones organizations typically use to deliver training, and the percentages were as follows: Self-Paced (70%) Virtual Classrooms (52%) Video Based (43%) Sims/Games (17%) Digital Content Libraries (30%). How did that impact your learning?

Becoming a Learning Architect

Integrated Learnings

I recently came across a review of a book written by Clive Shepherd called The New Learning Architect. In this book, Shepherd makes the point that we, as instructional designers, need to shift our focus from simple course creation to that of an architect who designs an entire learning environment, similar to the way an architect designs environments for living and working. The idea of collaboration and informal learning took the stage, and again our role shifted.

Pros and Cons of Blended Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Blended Learning is a term used to describe the way eLearning is being combined with traditional classroom methods and independent study. A blended learning approach ensures that the learner is engaged and driving his/her individual learning experience. In addition, since difference students have unique learning styles, a blended approach is more likely to cater to those needs. Collaborative learning experiences.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. It is essential for any association learning management system (LMS). Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. As LMS consultants , we’ve helped many different types of associations define their learning technology requirements. This means many associations are wrestling with fundamental questions at the intersection of social and learning: One social system or two?

Engage Your Online Classroom With These 10 eLearning Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

In today’s modern world, everything has been revolutionized – whether it is the school system or learning programs. eLearning is the root of modern learning, conveying the knowledge via computers, cell phones and tablets. In a recent study conducted on eLearning programs, it is revealed that the eLearning program teaches more skills, draws more attention and consumes less energy than the traditional way of learning. Learning Tools.

Elements of Blended Learning Strategies

Origin Learning

Blended learning is a powerful approach to make training an inherent part of corporate culture. Not only does it reduce the reliance on traditional classroom training, it also makes sure that learning is an all-time, enterprise-wide activity which learners can undertake at their own pace. Today’s blended learning strategies focus on how to combine the various learning techniques to achieve the overall aim of knowledge building. E-Learning. M-Learning.

Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Today, you would find most of the schools and universities using digital aids in classrooms. By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities. The reason why K-12 is given so much importance is because these are the formative years where students are encouraged to think out of the box, learn to analyze and solve problems, make decisions and come up with innovative ideas.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #9 Flipping the MOOC

Your Training Edge

As digital learning environments, MOOCs are incredibly flexible—they can be used for fully online courses, in hybrid courses, as supplementary materials, and more. For example, the typical formula for flipping a class is to assign video lectures as homework and use in-class time for collaborative activities including role play and problem-solving. Certainly there is something to learn by combining these two conversations.”

Active learning spaces

Learning with 'e's

Recently I wrote about collaborative learning spaces , and argued that we are entering unfamiliar territory. It appears that it no longer matters where learning occurs, as long as it is meaningful. Some might argue that learning that is situated is the most powerful. It is also important that learning is made to be active and engaging. If any of these components is missing, then clearly learning has not been optimised.

5 Secrets About Digital Learning

Your Training Edge

The Digital Education Survey 2016 [1] revealed some interesting findings that compelled the academic researchers and corporate Learning & Development (L&D) professionals alike to dig into the secrets about digital learning that made it ever so popular. The survey highlighted various interesting things regarding how technology is evolving the education, leading to a purely digital learning environment. Secret 1: The Collaboration is Like Never Before.

Instructor Led Training and Your LMS

Asentia

In today’s technology driven world, Instructor Led Training (ILT) or classroom training can play a very important role in your training program because of the many benefits it can bring to the table. ILT provides social interaction, collaborative learning, focus to learning, makes it simpler to teach complex topics, and it is adaptable. Blended Learning eLearning

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LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences

TOPYX LMS

With all the funds billowing into this market, it has the revenue needed to develop new and exciting types of software that make online learning a great experience for both learners and trainers. It takes skilled instructors to carefully create content, teach lessons, guide student-learning paths, and distribute tests that overview industry-specific procedures and protocols. There’s no doubt that learners love LMS-based learning. Open Classroom.

A balancing act

Learning with e's

In two previous posts this week I tried to identify some of the reasons why students fail to engage in collaborative online learning environments, and also tried to suggest some possible solutions to the problem of social loafing. yesterday was particularly useful because it highlighted that there are differences between engagement in formal learning environments and informal environments such as massive multiplayer online games.

The Human Factor:Three Questions To Ask Yourself When Creating Web 2.0 Training by Mary Arnold

Learning Solutions Magazine

Real-world meetings and classrooms require ground rules and good classroom management or facilitation skills. learning environment also needs to provide guidance and facilitation for learners, and this is part of the instructional designer’s job. Here are three questions that can help you stay on course as you work to establish a collaborative learning environment. Tags: Instructional Design Learning 2.0

4 Ways Tech Today Impacts Learning

LearnDash

It isn’t a secret that technology is changing the way people live their lives, it only makes sense that it also impacts the way that we learn. Sure we can now learn from literally anywhere with elearning delivered across tablets and smartphones. However, there are other ways that today’s technology is impacting online learning. Learning is shifting from individual-based to collaborative. Learning is moving from passive to active.

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Unlocking The Value Of Online Training In The Automobile Sector

G-Cube

The advent of latest e-learning technologies in different organizations have made a fundamental difference to the way content is developed and delivered. Today, automotive manufacturers have been leveraging technology-inclined learning for extensive dealer employees as well as online onboarding programs. Role of Technology-Inclined Learning Solutions. Keeping in mind the diversified audiences, e-learning is adopted to cater to individual needs.

7 principles of 21st-century learning and elearning

KnowledgeOne

In its Innovative Learning Environments project, the OECD has identified seven principles that should be integrated into any learning environment to ensure that it is truly effective and relevant to the needs of 21st-century learners. As elearning is set to become an increasingly important part of education, here is how this learning modality can respect and even enhance these seven fundamental principles. Next-generation personalized learning.

What are the top characteristics of the online teaching system?

Pinlearn

When you consider establishing the best online teaching system, you need to think about facilitating a flexible learning system within a structured, private, yet always open environment. The exciting aspect is the freedom to build and grow your virtual classroom with students across the globe and the challenging part is your online classroom having bells and whistles but lacking substance. Interactive and collaborative. Real classroom simulation.

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5 Amazingly Effective Strategies to Convert Your ILT Program to High-impact Virtual Training

EI Design

Connecting with distant learners, and keeping them engaged throughout the learning journey, is a challenge for L&D professionals. This new learning environment means trainers need to work “differently” to keep learners engaged. And, given that this non-traditional learning environment requires an equally “non-traditional” training approach, L&D teams must look at offering more immersive virtual learning experiences. What Is Immersive Learning?

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

What is the Situated Learning Theory? Situated learning, simply put, is learning that takes place in the same context in which it is applied. It was first proposed by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger as a model of learning in among group of people who share a craft and/or a profession, i.e., a community of practice.The basic tenet of the theory is that abstract knowledge usually given in the classroom is harder to retain. Scenario Based Learning.

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What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Learning is all about the interactions we have across all facets of our lives: we talk to people, we listen to what they’re saying, and then aim to apply or consider the insights that person is bestowing upon us (and vice-versa).

Learner-Centered Strategies Using Web Conferencing

eThink Education

VEDAMO’s Virtual Classroom is a simple solution, yet rich with features for interactive teaching that allow teachers to easily moderate online sessions. In the debate about the need for change in education, there is one overwhelmingly accepted idea: the learner should be the beneficiary of any classroom changes. Web conferencing in virtual classrooms has proved to be one of the most successful environments to LCE. Consider the Learning Pyramid, exhibited below.

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Looking for Effective Employee Training Strategies? Read This Now!

ProProfs

Well-developed employee training programs are necessary to meet the learning & development needs of both existing as well as new employees. Adopt the following time-tested ways to train employees to improve their learning curve and achieve the desired business results. Did you know that 85% of every dollar spent on classroom training is spent on delivering it? This learning method is so flexible that it can be self-paced as per learners’ convenience.

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Learning with 'e's

Engaging them in online environments can amplify the problem. From my experience in traditional classrooms lack of engagement, and its cousin, low-level disruptive behaviour, are often the result of boredom. Let's start with collaborative online spaces. It relates to critical writing on wikis, but it can be applied to just about any collaborative online learning space: There is a spectrum of wiki activities that can be used to encourage critical thinking in writing.

Online learning tools

Paradiso

A quality Learning Management System is one that has the ability to integrate with as many online learning tools as possible and generate a universe of possibilities within the Learning Management System. Among the online learning tools there are those that are designed to provide a closer learning experience, proposing an approach between the end user (student or trainee) and his instructor or teacher. LMS-Virtual Classroom.

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Interactive Digital Content Designed to Develop Capability – Part 1

CDSM

7 out of 10 digital learning experiences are driven by well-designed interactive digital content. However the traditional e-learning object is ‘not the only game in town’ any longer. Since 2012 we have seen the emergence of the MOOC (massive online open course), a structured learning environment. A more distributed, less rigid learning form than that of the traditional e-learning object. The old adage ‘content is king’ still rings true in 2016.