ID and eLearning Links (9/23/18)

Experiencing eLearning

Set LearnDash lessons to completed Storyline triggers – Building Better Courses Discussions – E-Learning Heroes. How to modify Steven Warwick’s javascript for tracking Captivate and iSpring lessons in WordPress LMSs (LearnDash and LifterLMS) so it works with Storyline. Meg Cumby Consulting. tags: consulting freelance. The post ID and eLearning Links (9/23/18) appeared first on Experiencing eLearning.

Drip-Feed (Schedule) Your Lessons!

LearnDash

TRUE Drip-Feeding of Lessons! Now when you build out your courses in LearnDash, you have the option to sequentially deliver the lessons to your users on a pre-set schedule. Add lessons. Determine when you want the lessons to become available. For example, I set-up a course with three lessons – the first two lessons available right away, and the third lesson is set to become available one day after course enrollment/purchase.

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Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. This project provided many lessons that became apparent through the analysis of the RFI responses. Lessons for the RFP process. There were a lot of lessons that will help to develop a more detailed RFP (Request for Proposal). Lessons about the benefits of an LMS.

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In the media: 8 lessons for moving learning content online

eLearn Help

Here are 8 lessons for success. Interview with Rebecca Marshall, founder eLearn Help and eLearn Hub. 8 lessons for moving learning content online. Founding e-learning consultancy eLearnhelp after a long career in online education and curriculum development, she has been an eye-witness to successes and mistakes as educators have moved online over the last decade. The post In the media: 8 lessons for moving learning content online appeared first on eLearnhelp.

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Instructional Design Lessons from the World of Theatre

Dashe & Thomson

The stability and salary of a “regular&# job became more appealing and I quickly found myself employed by a consulting firm focused on SAP training and change management, while still doing some theatre on the side of course. What I didn’t realize was how well my theatre training would serve me in the world of consulting and instructional design for corporate training projects. I’d like to share a few of those lessons with you here.

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RFPs SUCK: Lessons for eLearning Managers

Web Courseworks

Individuals with careers in eLearning often started out as educational technologists or programmers, writers or creative educators. The client or consultant already has a favorite vendor (and it’s not you), but they are required to solicit other bids. This short “how-to” book will more than pay for itself, especially if you’re an eLearning manager looking to win your next big project. Tags: eLearning RFPs Presentations Proposal Writing RFP

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10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

There’s so much to like about this book on the mobile-first movement, but here are 10 lessons I personally found applicable to all of us in mLearning: Lesson 1: The Future is Mobile and Mobile Learning — Hopefully you aren’t too surprised by this truth but it’s worth mentioning it. And this precisely how we should think about mLearning as compared to eLearning. By doing so, as I said above, you desktop eLearning will also improve.

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How Do We Find the Right eLearning Partner?

ThinkingKap Solutions

In case you’re just joining us, we started talking about whether you have the skills to create eLearning internally, in part 1. Then, whether creating eLearning internally is the right business strategy, was the focus of part 2. ” If you’ve made it this far in the series, it seems you’re still considering hiring an eLearning partner (impressive deductive reasoning, huh?). Training, especially eLearning, should not be a tack-on to other services.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! To see which groups work best for you, visit linkedin.com (sign up for an account if necessary), select “groups&# from the search bar drop down and enter the search terms of your choice in the text field – e.g. elearning, training, learning and development, etc. – Trina is a learning and communications consultant with thirteen years experience designing, developing, and delivering smart, engaging training.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You are a trustee of the Serious eLearning Manifesto (launched recently by Michael Allen, Clark Quinn, Julie Dirksen, and Will Thalheimer). To what extent do you think this has inspired the making of the Serious eLearning Manifesto? I agree that the recommendations don’t apply just to elearning. Also, elearning continues to be a bit of a fad and therefore becomes the target of both attention and dubious claims.

CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. She is the publisher of The eLearning Coach, The eLearning Coach Podcast and the Instructional Design Guru mobile app. Learnnovators: You have been in the learning consulting business for over 15 years, helping your clients make the best business decisions.

JAY CROSS – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He was the first person to use the term eLearning on the web. He distills lessons from cognitive science, social networking, business strategy, futures research, and psychology to boost sales, improve customer service, and spark innovation. Jay is the author of Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , Working Smarter Fieldbook , Implementing eLearning , and Real Learning. eLearning scales.

Build E-Learning Courses People Need

Rapid eLearning

There are some lessons in here for us because often the courses we design are made to fit a general need, but not specific enough to provide value to everyone. Here’s a great job board for elearning, instructional design, and training jobs. Participate in the weekly elearning challenges to sharpen your skills. Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration. This elearning 101 series and the free e-books will help.

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

And how is this innovative concept helping consulting firms extend their reach? Bridgespan is one of the world’s premier nonprofit management consulting firms that empowers mission-driven organizations and philanthropists to accelerate social change. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Innovative learning technology is helping consulting firms provide high-value advisory services to a much broader audience. It really goes beyond individual elearning.

Three lessons in communication from James Bond

Saffron Interactive

Whether you consider yourself a natural communicator or not, Bond teaches us all some important lessons when it comes to communicating effectively. During a recent discussion with a disability consultant, I came to a renewed appreciation of the challenges those with diverse needs face when using computers. The lesson we can all learn here is that people are social animals; Bond recognises this fact and deploys wit to lower people’s defences.

28 eLearning quotes from eLearning experts, implementers, and gurus

TalentLMS

No matter the reason, these eLearning quotes will help you understand how important and beneficial online learning can be for any organization. eLearning quotes from eLearning experts. We reached out to eLearning experts to provide us with their take on online training.

How Visual Arts Inspire Microlearning Lessons - Tip #201

Vignettes Learning

If you have an important lesson to share with your learners, how do you ensure that it sticks to their memories? Adding One Level of Exaggeration to Your Microlearning Lessons Exaggeration is a potent method of bringing learners’ attention to an important or critical message or lesson. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. You might want to take a page out of the artist’s work.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His mission is to improve the quality of eLearning with practical approaches that work.

AWESOME QUOTES ON THE EVOLVING NATURE OF LEARNING

Learnnovators

I heard a great story recently… of a little girl who was in a drawing lesson. She was six and she was at the back, drawing, and the teacher said this little girl hardly ever paid attention, and in this drawing lesson she did. QUOTE. “ The teacher was fascinated and she went over to her and she said, ‘What are you drawing?’ And the girl said, ‘I’m drawing a picture of God.’ And the teacher said, ‘But nobody knows what God looks like.’

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eLearning vs. Class Room

ICDTranslation

With schools and businesses opening or not opening soon, the pros and cons of eLearning have come to the fore front. eLearning and class-room training are two different forms of learning that have their differences but also quite a few similarities.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #2 – Don’t Overwhelm Your Trainees

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Don’t overwhelm your trainees! For a great explanation of the science behind cognitive load and additional ideas for how to design training to help learners free working memory, check out this great post from the eLearning Coach. – Trina is a learning and communications consultant with thirteen years experience designing, developing, and delivering smart, engaging training.

17 AWESOME RESOURCES ON MICRO LEARNING

Learnnovators

7 Micro-eLearning Techniques to Improve Performance : In this article by Christopher Pappas you will find an in-depth look at how you can integrate Micro-eLearning techniques into your eLearning course, in order to improve performance and provide your students or employees with the most beneficial eLearning course design. These courses are characterized by minutes-long lessons that can be taken while on the move.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning. We can’t produce a high-performing knowledge worker by simply having them attend a few classroom courses and complete some structured eLearning modules.

The Surprising Benefits of Gamification in eLearning

Clarity Consultants

People want to keep playing, they want to compete, they want to win prizes, and are happy to learn some important lessons along the way. So, if you are at all interested in exploring how gamification can play into your eLearning strategy, read on for 5 surprising benefits of this learning strategy. The post The Surprising Benefits of Gamification in eLearning appeared first on Clarity Consultants. eLearning

10 eLearning gamification examples

Ed App

Integrating gamification into everyday online learning (eLearning) keeps people more engaged, curious, and motivated. By combining gamification elements with eLearning, you create a fun, convenient, and inclusive learning experience.

Tasked with eLearning?

Design2Train

Are you a NON-training professional tasked with delivering an eLearning project? Even if you have a training department, they are probably so bogged down with mandatory compliance and classroom course development and delivery, there’s probably not an experienced eLearning instructional designer available for guidance, much less available to work on your new project. Strategy 1: Hire an experienced eLearning instructional designer to “tag-team” the project with you.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. Here’s why: It’s extremely easy to work with, copy and paste your content into any one of its pre-built lessons, or use its custom lesson blocks for a bit more control and variety. You can crank Rise up a notch to Level 2, and add all sorts of interactivity via its pre-built lessons or custom blocks. As e-learning developers we are often given slide decks to convert into self-directed eLearning modules.

10 lessons from Design Thinking that can be applied to digital learning

Rob Hubbard

If you haven’t heard of them before, they are a design consultancy headquartered in California but with offices throughout the world. Design Thinking elearning UncategorizedBy Tess Robinson, Director, LAS. A few weeks ago I attended a fabulous workshop by Sally Spinks from Ideo. They use the design thinking methodology to design products, services, environments, and digital experiences. We have a bit of an organisational crush on them if we’re honest.

[Guest Post] Life Lessons from a Respected eLearning Executive

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Steve Cooper has been nominated as Best eLearning Executive in the Maestro eLearning Awards , dubbed the OSCARS of the eLearning industry. What follows is an interview between Steve and the award’s organizers, Maestro eLearning. About the Interviewer Maestro eLearning is a customer service company in the business of creating custom online training courses [ [link] ].

eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George There is no denying that the most important thing about eLearning is solid content. Some Fonts Read Better On-Screen eCommerce Consultant Dr. Ralph F. So should you stop using Times New Roman in your eLearning lessons? " If you feel your eLearning content will be presented to a skeptical audience (or one you've never worked with before), dazzling them with fancy fonts may not be the way to go. Tags: eLearning mLearning

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3 Lessons Trainers Can Learn From Marketers

Mindflash

Thus, it’s not without fear that I say what I’m about to say… Most of us in training could learn a few lessons from the marketing team. Fortunately for us, the marketing guys have more budget to learn from their mistakes, making it in our best interest to set aside petty jealousies and absorb some of these shared lessons the easy way. Lesson 2: Talk is cheap. Lesson take-away: Don’t fall into the trap of selling change that you can’t deliver.

HOW INNOVATION IS DRIVING TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

What are the lessons learned? Corporate Innovation Is Within Reach : This is a brilliant report from Accenture Management Consulting based on a 2013 study (involving 600 corporate employees, 200 corporate business decision makers and 200 self-employed individuals) of US companies and their entrepreneurial cultures.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. The last time I presented at Learning Technologies was three years ago - whilst still being responsible for delivering an eLearning program within a huge, global organisation. Running my own eLearning consultancy has certainly been an eye-opener and provided me with a steep learning curve.

THE TRANSFORMATIVE JOURNEY OF CORPORATE MOOCS

Learnnovators

Lessons from MOOCs for Corporate Learning (2014) : This In-Focus Report (from Towards Maturity) explores different aspects of learning design that can be drawn from MOOCs and applied effectively to learning in the corporate world to support the demands of today’s learners. THE QUOTE: “ MOOCs and other online instruction is still the old “broadcast model” where everyone gets the same content whether they need it or not.

Emphasizing Noteworthy Content in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

I was part of a team last year that worked on a large eLearning course, which consisted of several hours of eLearning lessons that learners completed over a four-week period. Apparently, the lessons did not provide the cues necessary to help learners distinguish what they ought to jot down versus content they could easily look up later when needed. Below are some ideas for providing this type of support in eLearning. By Shelley A. Gable.

Audio for eLearning: What's that Popping Sound?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rick Zanotti Have you ever listened to an eLearning lesson and heard annoying popping sounds as the narrator spoke? If you've recorded your own audio for an eLearning project, I'm betting you're guilty of creating your own plosives at least a few times. I'll be covering some of these in my upcoming  Audio Basics for eLearning online class.) Rick founded RELATE Corporation 26 years ago, a successful eLearning and media development company.

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Using Content Curation for eLearning in the Workplace

ProProfs

People are starting to realize how important eLearning tools are in upskilling and reskilling the modern workforce. . You can cut through the noise by using content curation in your eLearning. It Helps Learners Understand eLearning Courses Easily. What is eLearning and How Can It Help You? By providing learners with curated content and assigning training paths, you make eLearning more relevant than ever. It Keeps eLearning Content Updated.

A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

How can we use stories in eLearning? When I was in graduate school, I had a professor who would often answer student questions about consulting with a story. We included her stories to demonstrate key skills, and we used her stories as the foundation for a few problem-centered lessons. According to most sources, the basic elements a story should include are: Setting Characters Event Development (actions and consequences) Climax (lesson learned or problem solved) Ending.

The Surprising Benefits of Gamification in eLearning

Clarity Consultants

People want to keep playing, they want to compete, they want to win prizes, and are happy to learn some important lessons along the way. So, if you are at all interested in exploring how gamification can play into your eLearning strategy, read on for 5 surprising benefits of this learning strategy. Games are fun to make and fun to play, so they are an obvious choice for eLearning scenarios. eLearning

Podcasts in eLearning

TalentLMS

The aim of effective eLearning design is to include it in the daily lives of the learners. Smartphones are the first and the last devices consulted for all kinds of productivity tasks. It’s more economic to have experts talk about heir expertise than write it down in the form of text-based lessons. So what are the best practices for creating podcasts for eLearning? Podcasting is still a hot trend, in general and in eLearning.