A framework for content curation
JUNE 17, 2015
It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. It reminds us that transmission is ineffective on its own; learners really need to see the concept in action and give it a go themselves.
Who is the Blended Learner?
B Online Learning
APRIL 10, 2016
The needs of the learner are paramount when developing a single course, an entire curriculum or a blended training program, as […].
Your Learners Have Attitude
MARCH 7, 2017
Learners have a lot of attitude these days. Your learners aren’t being rude or arrogant, but they do have a new attitude, which may be surprising, disappointing or confusing to us learning and development veterans. Your learners are better guardians of your wage time than you.
Do Your Learners Know the ‘Why’?
APRIL 4, 2017
Many learning leaders struggle to help learners feel accountable for their own growth and development. It might have all of the right content and still fail to help learners change their behavior. Learners do not feel accountable for their own learning.
Learner motivation explained! Learn how to use an LMS to motivate your learners to upskill
Learning professionals spend huge sums of money creating or acquiring skill aligned libraries of learning content, only to watch almost helplessly as learners refuse to engage with any training available that isn’t mandatory
Don't Bog Down Your Learners' Cognitive Load
MARCH 7, 2017
When designing learning for virtual classrooms or a blended learning program, one of your primary missions is to capture and maintain the attention of your learners. This can be challenging in a space that is still new to many learners.
Learners as producers
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
For the longest time teachers and lecturers have held the monopoly on the production of academic content. This user generated content trend is apparent not only in universities and colleges but also in the compulsory education sectors.
eLearning: Quick Tips for Engaging the Learner
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 17, 2016
by Sally Cox Creating engagement with your learners greatly increases their retention of the information and makes the course that much more enjoyable. But I want the course to be easy to navigate, thought-provoking, and an all-around pleasant experience for the learner.
eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners
JUNE 17, 2014
Every individual perceives content in a way that is easy for them. In a classroom training setup, it has always been challenging to accommodate learners with different learning styles and keep them engaged throughout the teaching-and-learning cycle. Visual Learner.
Customer Training Completion Rates
We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy. Download the study to learn what kind of content keeps learners engaged, how long courses should be, and more
Motivated Learners Find A Way
APRIL 19, 2016
Even when we fall far short, motivated learners still find a way. When we package content into courses and offer it to employees, in many ways we are restricting how and what they can learn. Let me start by introducing my daughter, Arianna.
Do you want to predict learners’ path?
JANUARY 12, 2016
Harnessing the power of collective intelligence , the product provides a context and a connection with learners that can predict their behavior, learning patterns and has the ability to assess the skill gaps arising from time to time.
How to Keep E-Learners Engaged
JANUARY 23, 2015
It is the most elementary and important goal of any learning program to keep learners interested, active and motivated to explore the course further. In this blog we’ll talk about ways that can keep your e-learners engaged and coming back for more: Keep content relevant.
How to Make Sticky eLearning Content
JANUARY 8, 2015
After all the many hours of eLearning content development and design we have done as eLearning professionals, the most important objective is to ensure our learners retain and apply what they’ve learned to memory. What Does This Mean for Corporate eLearning Content? “If
Just-in-place learning for a Mobile Workforce
You will learn how to utilize the GPS capabilities of mobile devices to deliver timely, location-aware content to learners using Adobe Captivate 8 Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr. Adobe eLearning Evangelist, to learn how to create location-aware courses.
Secret to Creating Self-Motivated Learners
JUNE 5, 2014
Your learners’ interest in your association’s educational offerings works the same way. Here are some ideas for how to provide your learners with training they’ll want to take. Learners are more likely to take advantage of your association’s educational offerings if you: . ?
Six Achievable & Effective Techniques to Enhance Learner Motivation
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
In fact, we’ve even said that motivation is often more important than the specific content when seeking to maximize the impact of instruction—particularly in e-learning, where relatively few social or external environmental factors are likely to inspire learners.
Compelling content hooks you in and won't let go
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 10, 2015
We are told that learners are no longer able to concentrate on content that's more than four or five minutes long. I’m sure that if you were to open up our brains and tip the contents onto the floor, what would come out but piles and piles of stories.
Enabling Instructional Designers - Using Raptivity for Content Visualization
APRIL 11, 2017
Effective content visualization is one of the key elements of instructional design. It plays a key role in engaging learners. IDs have various options to present content - diagrams, charts, graphs, illustrations, drawings, photographs, etc, but deciding on what to use and how exactly to use it, can be tricky. It can help IDs visualize content and decide on the graphic treatment during storyboarding.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
of learners. situations, or present individualized content. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. outline the objectives that learners will need in order to meet the goals. into the learner’s daily environment.
eLearning: Designing for Every Learner
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 24, 2016
by Sally Cox In my fantasy world, every learner who takes one of my courses would be tech savvy; and I'd be able to try lots of cool new things to keep them interested. Using the same color buttons and hyperlinks makes it easy to engage with the content.
Do You Really Know Your Learners?
JULY 6, 2016
But chances are, you’ve had (or will have) eLearning design projects that require you to not only create content about a topic that’s new to you, but also requires that you create content for an audience of learners that’s new to you. Job shadow” your learner.
Different Ways to Assess Learners Online
B Online Learning
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
There are many different ways to assess your learners in an online setting. Most of us have included quizzes or other tests in our online modules as this is a convenient way to track knowledge especially via an LMS.
Challenge Your Learners By…
OCTOBER 24, 2014
In this hectic world of on-the-spot access to information, conversations held in 140 characters or less, and instant picture uploads, Instructional Designers are faced with the challenge of designing effective learning that won’t overload learners.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON. changes and our learners bring different habits and expectations to work, our roles. attention on how learning content is. or be engaged with intelligent content, the same as they would if they’re picking.
Stop Abandoning Your Learners!
MAY 10, 2016
Then the event ends and the learner is sent on their way with the expectation that the new information they have just learned will be used. This webinar could be anywhere form an hour to three hours in length depending on the complexity of the content. I have seen it countless of times.
Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?
JULY 22, 2015
And for learners who are over-extended and not motivated to learn in the first place, they are not the answer at all. Why Companies *Think* Learners Need Micro-Learning. Make sure someone else – besides the learner – cares about what someone is learning.
Corporate Training in 2014: Business Goals, Learner Needs, or Both?
JANUARY 7, 2014
What new tools can help my learners right now? ” In it, Harward suggests that the days of focusing on what learners need and want are over. Who is your learner? Is it possible to use a research-based approach instead of just presenting content?
How Does Watching Videos Improve Learner Engagement?
JUNE 17, 2016
That is the sheer pleasure of engagement that video learning can bring among learners. The need to test new methods to strike a better chord with the learners has resulted in tweaking, fine-tuning, and altering the way learning gets imparted.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
training content available but, the vast majority are frustrated by. approaches, it’s about getting content to participants. provide strong content and then sit back and hope. the content, we then tend to lose track of participants. learner. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE.
Creating e-Learning Content That Aligns To The Habits Of The Learners – A Way To Deliver Impactful Learning
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
But in spite of emphatic efforts, some training endeavours fail to capture the interest of the learners and do not make their intended impact. Not all habits are bad – so if the training is not intended to change pre-existing habits of the learners, it can align to them to be more impactful.
The learner speaks
Clive on Learning
APRIL 16, 2014
Towards Maturity has just published a new study, The Learner Voice , which summarises the views on learning technologies of 2000 employees in the private sector. No surprise to find out that 45% say that uninspiring content is a top barrier; 37% have no suitable place to learn; 35% don’t have the right kit; 33% can’t find what they want; and 32% can’t find anything relevant.
10 Types of Visual Content to Improve Learner Engagement
AUGUST 11, 2015
We love visuals. In fact, we are wired to respond more to visuals than to words. That is why, we are so hooked to Pinterest and Instagram. This is also the reason why Facebook posts and tweets with images get liked and are retweeted the most.
9 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating eLearning Content
MARCH 16, 2015
Steve is a freelance blogger and content writer for FreshEssays.com. He loves writing about education, content creation, and learning techniques. With so many courses being created on a daily basis, it’s not surprising that some content will be better than others.
L&D in 2015: Too Much Content, Too Little Time
JANUARY 6, 2015
Too much content delivered to learners and/or content that changes frequently.(39%). Lack of knowledge transfer, lack of learner retention. (38%). Lack of learner motivation, lack of focus. (26%). Organizations overload learners with content, and it changes quickly.
Learner-Centric eLearning Design
B Online Learning
NOVEMBER 19, 2012
Years ago when I was learning to be a teacher, I was quickly thrown in the deep end to teach a group of adult learners. I still remember the feedback from the teacher who observed my first lesson; she said I needed to be more ‘learner-centric’. Prac teaching’ can be a daunting experience. It took [.].