Instructional Design Strategies for Collaborative Learning: 4 Approaches For Effective Collaboration

G-Cube

Collaboration in learning is a good way to invite ideas and brainstorm but does not always meet learning objectives set out by the training team. One way to increase effectiveness and productivity of collaborative learning is by engaging learners in well- defined scripts.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

I have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

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It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

68% of people prefer to learn about a product or service by watching a short video. So how exactly can this work for associations hoping to enhance and extend conference learning? Of course, live-streaming access, alone, doesn’t guarantee learning. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

ID Reflections

I have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform.

Project-based Learning and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

In this series I try to report some of my experiences with Adobe Captivate while searching for better learning results and experiences both in live training and online training. The guidelines which I always keep in mind are described in this post. Intro.

Is MOODLE Compatible with Section 508?

CommLab India

So why not learning and training? Section 508 of the US Workforce Rehabilitation Act and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) has been established to make web content accessible to people with disabilities. How can you make your e-learning courses compliant with Section 508?

Preliminary Research Validates MindMeld SME Collaboration Model

Web Courseworks

In 2011, Penny Ralston-Berg and I published our book, MindMeld: Micro-Collaboration Between eLearning Designers and Instructor Experts. Learn more at www.mindmeldbook.com. She is also the Director of Distance Education and Learning Technologies.

Online Learning Trends Enhancing Employee Productivity in 2017

TOPYX LMS

One industry that is constantly changing is online learning, also referred to as eLearning. New online learning trends consistently rear their heads. Corporate Online Learning Trends Can Boost Employee Productivity . Each year brings a colorful array of online learning trends, especially in the corporate realm. Various eLearning trends have marked 2017 as one of the most influential and evolutionary years in the history of online learning. 1) Learning paths.

What Makes an LMS Exceptional?

TOPYX LMS

Finding a learning management system (LMS) is easy. While it’s wonderful to have a huge selection of online learning platforms, it’s also overwhelming. These individuals must understand what makes a learning management system exceptional before they wade through the sea of LMSs.

What Makes an Online Learning Platform Exceptional?

TOPYX LMS

Finding a learning management system (LMS) is easy. But, finding an online learning platform that is exceptional in quality takes effort. An online learning platform that meets these requirements can be tough to find. What makes an LMS or online learning platform exceptional?

Accessibility Awareness Begins at Home

Magic EdTech

We share our experiences with you in the hopes that it offers opportunities for mutual learning and growth. When such diverse teams collaborate, what we were able to achieve is fully accessible digital solutions. Yes, a single individual can make a huge difference to the world.

Online Learning Trends Enhancing Employee Productivity in 2017

TOPYX LMS

One industry that is constantly changing is online learning, also referred to as eLearning. New online learning trends consistently rear their heads. Corporate Online Learning Trends Can Boost Employee Productivity . Each year brings a colorful array of online learning trends, especially in the corporate realm. Various eLearning trends have marked 2017 as one of the most influential and evolutionary years in the history of online learning. 1) Learning paths.

Ruth Clark: eLearning and the Science of Instruction: A 10 Year Retrospection

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from December 13, 2011: eLearning Guild Thought Leaders Webinar Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer’s book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning – now in its 3rd edition. Some surprises: Virtual classroom – SLOW adoption Online collaborative learning? When people are learning we want people to be engaged with their working memory.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

It’s time we provided this same autonomy to employees as the foundation of our learning and performance strategy. Again, this assumes that people only need certain information to do their jobs and inhibits collaborative learning.

8 Ways to Build an Online Learning Community

learnWorlds

Community in online courses promotes active learning by provoking the students to participate and learn together. Learning is a social act by itself. We learn through contact and discourse with another person more competent in the field. Get your school now! Try for FREE.

Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

The digital business will entail a new role for L&D that starts with redefining digital learning strategy, which incorporates leadership, learners, learning offer & technology – and a re-engineered L&D operation with a digital mindset and -skills.

9 Tips To Boost eLearning Course Participation

TalentLMS

Learner buy-in is a common problem, and trainers need to learn how to secure participation early on and keep it going as the course progresses. Now, as eLearning professionals, we understand the significance of online collaboration. eLearning is not about remote learning.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

It’s time we provided this same autonomy to employees as the foundation of our learning and performance strategy. Again, this assumes that people only need certain information to do their jobs and inhibits collaborative learning.

6 Insights on Onboarding from the US Presidential Transition

CommLab India

So their onboarding program definitely provides relevant guidelines to tackle those challenges. This leads to collaborative learning and makes the onboarding process practical. Want to know more about the latest trends in corporate training and e-learning?

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

How to build the Business case for an LMS?

Melon Learning

Buying a Learning Management System (LMS) is not something that you would do very often and with such high value purchases it is necessary to consider many factors when you want to get the gatekeepers in your company on board.

9 Rules of Successful LMS Implementation

TalentLMS

You should also include clear guidelines to learners about how they should communicate with you on private matters, as well as asking questions which would be of interest to all learners. After these matters have been addressed, your syllabus should address the more basic matters of learning.

Adobe Captivate 7 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Learn how to make eLearning fun with drag and drop games, quizzes, and learning modules that can run on desktops and iPads. Learn about the new learning interactions added in Adobe Captivate 7.

6 Ways to Blend Technology in Classroom for Employee Training

CommLab India

In a rapidly changing business environment, Instructor-led Training (ILT) and e-learning should go hand-in-hand, to achieve the set business goals. Online Prerequisite Learning Before Classroom. In this way, you can blend technology enabled learning with classroom training.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

It’s time we provided this same autonomy to employees as the foundation of our learning and performance strategy. Here are 5 important steps you should take to establish on-demand access to information as the foundation of your learning and performance ecosystem: Establish a single-source repository. Again, this assumes that people only need certain information to do their jobs and inhibits collaborative learning.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms.

mLearning: What Are the Uses of Mobile Apps?

EI Design

Increasingly, Mobile Learning or mLearning is becoming an integral part of an organization’s learning strategy. Today, many organizations have a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy in place that recognizes the learners’ demand to choose the device they wish to use for learning.

mLearning: What Are the Usages for Mobile Apps?

Learning Wire

Increasingly, Mobile Learning or mLearning is becoming an integral part of an organisation’s learning strategy. Today, many organisations have a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy in place that recognises the learners’ demand to choose the device they wish to use for learning.

What is eLearning? How Can I Use It?

Convergence Training

eLearning allows your employees to learn more about topics relating to their careers. Click the links to learn more about our training management solutions, workforce training eLearning course libraries, and custom training solutions. Download our Free Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. Courses that are AICC-compliant follow the regulations of at least one of the nine AICC guidelines. Learning Management System (LMS) Buyer’s Guide.

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Improve Student Success with an Online Learning Community

WBT Systems

A learning community makes courses more engaging and enjoyable. The associations using our TopClass LMS can offer their online students the benefits of a learning community thanks to our integration with the Higher Logic online community platform. There is no better place than the Super Forum to meet other association professionals who manage online communities and to learn how to get improve the experience of your online community members.

From A to Z: The Essential Guide To Mobile Training Strategy Success

eFront

So it’s probably no surprise that adults are turning to their mobile devices not only for communication and eCommerce, but also to learn. This is a brand new flexible learning opportunity, and nobody is even logging on. mCourses are baskets of valuable (downloadable) learning content.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Applications in Learning. Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others.

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L&D Capability in Australia – Conversations from UnConference

Learning Cafe

Improving L&D capability lies at the heart of the Learning Café. Inevitably, the skills required to assess and support improved performance within particular organisational contexts through learning are changing. Know your audience: learning styles and engagement strategies.