eLearning: The Role of Images

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Sadly, when images are added to eLearning, they often have little to do with the content being presented or, just as sad, are of poor quality. by Sean Stoker    Are the slides that make up your eLearning lessons text-heavy?

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A framework for content curation

E-Learning Provocateur

It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. As a framework for content curation, however, I feel the heuristic doesn’t go far enough. This content is new knowledge.

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Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

And this mega-shift calls for some key role changes and skill acquisition for L&D. This requires an ability to connect to the right people on social media, filter and curate the right content in the right context. The role of L&D will continue to evolve and expand.

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The Learning Experience Architect: Reimagining Your Role

InSync Training

You are curating content, participating in learning communities, and learning to build content using new edtech. It's time to reimagine your role. How are you handling all of the changes in the new Learning and Development landscape?

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

situations, or present individualized content. doing to be effective in her role. foundational content from OTS elearning and additional training that speaks specifically to. Secret 6: Add Your Own Content into the Flow. build out your custom content, too.

The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

One particularly interesting discussion point touched on the future role of the Learning & Development (L&D) organization within corporations. In the past, many organizations wanted to teach their employees these skills themselves so that they could put their flavor and message around the content. I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA. The summit is THE event for Education Technology companies, practitioners, and investors.

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Evolving role of Trainers in Corporate Learning

G-Cube

The trainer plays a pivotal here – a role which is nevertheless evolving with the changing needs of the corporate learners. In the corporate scenario, the trainer now plays multiple roles to suit the needs of the modern workplace learner. Role of the trainer in Classroom Learning.

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The Role of Virtual Classrooms in Modern Blended Learning

InSync Training

Initially, virtual classrooms supported a specific, logistical need: delivering content to a live audience in the different physical locations. Live online learning has been a part of the corporate learning mix for nearly two decades.

User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

The big question is: is content created by subject matter experts (User generated content) a solution for this problem? We spoke to three companies who are already working or experimenting with user generated content and created a white paper with our findings.

The Growing Role of Microlearning

CLO Magazine

All this has created a complex problem: How do learning leaders build and curate all the content employees need? How can we blend all the content we have into meaningful programs that stick? Learning organizations today are dealing with a lot of change.

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The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

Learning modalities and content types (simulations, games, video, etc.). Learners today are presented with myriad opportunities to engage with learning content. The bottom line is that, faced with so much content, learners can benefit from digital content curation.

What is the Role of Your LMS?

LearnDash

The best LMSs are the ones that are never noticed – they just hum along in the background as the learner interacts with the content. However, there are some instances where the learning management and the learning content creation are both handled by the LMS.

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Compelling content hooks you in and won't let go

Clive on Learning

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. So does good learning content.

The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

Learning modalities and content types (simulations, games, video, etc.). Learners today are presented with myriad opportunities to engage with learning content. The bottom line is that, faced with so much content, learners can benefit from digital content curation.

Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

Is it really a good news for the businesses or is it invisibly diminishing the learning and development role by providing employees technological ease & functionalities in their respective department? In 2015, we saw that content proliferated like never before.

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L&D's Role in a Purpose Driven Workplace

ID Reflections

Italics mine - [link] Assuming we have such Purpose Driven Workplaces (PDW) what would be L&D role here? This post is inspired by last week's # ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. The chat was full of insights and learning, as always.

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The push toward content curation

Litmos

David Kelly of the eLearning Guild has been the clearest voice suggesting that curation is a fundamental role for L&D. Each of these elements has a role to play in delivering value out of curation. The role of seek is to selectively find relevant resources.

Want to help someone learn? Have them assume a role.

Kapp Notes

Assume a Role. A role-play that involves speaking to a nurse. To foster higher level skills, the player should assume a role during the game and not just play. One solution is to that problem is to deliver the role play in a pre-scripted, self-paced branching e-learning module.

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #10 The Changing Role of the Instructor

Your Training Edge

The role of the instructor is changing, and while the initial reaction has been one of shock and fear (educators are afraid of losing their jobs), the truth is that this shift is actually very good news—for companies, for employees, and for trainers. Content delivery.

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The role of Mentor in e-Learning: Adding the Human Touch

G-Cube

Many modern LMSs have a built-in role for a mentor that can be assigned for each course. Within a modern LMS, there are many technology affordances which support the role of a Mentor for an e-course. The traditional meaning of ‘Mentor’ is one who offers support and direction.

Key Roles of an ELearning Project

LearnDash

While every elearning development project is unique in regards to the content, there are some aspects that span across them all, and one of those aspects are the key roles. Clearly defined roles is a great way to prevent this from happening. What are the Key Roles?

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Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

In other words, we need content curators. “They remix, refine, and transform content for new purposes,” write Betts and Anderson. On his website Content Curation World , he advises curators to forego quantity in favor of high quality and consistency.

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L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

L&D’s Role in the VUCA World. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today. Assuming we have such Purpose Driven Workplaces (PDW) what would be L&D’s role? Surface diverse thoughts and ideas being shared; curate relevant content.

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Content engineering

Clark Quinn

We’ve heard about learning engineering and while the focus is on experience design, the pragmatics include designing content to create the context, resources, and motivation for the activity. And it’s time we step beyond just hardwiring this content together, and start treating it as professionals. You can customize the content you’re searching for with filters. The content reacts to the device you’re on and displays appropriately.

3 – L&D roles to support learning at work

Jane Hart

In this third post I want to consider the L&D roles for enabling this, so in the diagram below I’ve plotted them onto the diagram I have been using in the last two posts. Co-ordinating roles . Facilitating roles. Advising roles.

Role of Video Conferencing in Education

LearnDash

If the videos are delivered properly , the use of video to supplement content is an effective tool. The findings from this survey confirm what many of us would probably guess about the use of live-streaming video in education: it plays a critical role, and that role is growing in importance.

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The role of instructional designer in social/informal learning

Spark Your Interest

One of the quandaries that instructional designers have been struggling with, is their role (if any) in informal or social learning. An instructional designer’s role is to design instruction. Is this the role of an instructional designer?

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The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training

Learnnovators

Algorithmically Generated Content – The Future of E-Learning? : In this post, the author Nikos Andriotis of eFront Learning explores an interesting aspect of content development – automating content generation using the concept of ‘algorithmically (or computer) generated content’.

Enabling Instructional Designers - Using Raptivity for Content Visualization

Raptivity

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.

The role technology plays in the knowledge creation process

Docebo

The following is part two of an excerpt from a knowledge brief by Aberdeen Group : the brief discusses the role that technology plays in the knowledge creation process and the ways in which Learning 3.0 more likely than All Others to utilize user-generated video content (18.0%

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5 Ways to Stop Training Content Overload

Bottom-Line Performance

In our Learning & Remembering Survey, first conducted in December 2014, 24% of respondents said that “content overload’ was a huge problem in their organizations. 38% more said that knowledge transfer and retention of content are their biggest challenges.

Radically rethinking the role of L&D

Jane Hart

In July 2016 I read a number of blog posts and articles that argued the case for a radical rethink of the role of L&D in today’s workplace. Josh Bersin also writes how there now seems to be a clear recognition that L&D role needs to change, in Using Design Thinking to Embed Learning in Our Jobs (HBR, 25 July). If you’d like to find out more and/or to share what you have been doing to radically rethink the role of L&D, then come and join us.

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5 Tips For Proofreading Your Own eLearning Content

Upside Learning

In this post, I have included 5 time-tested tips to help you become an ace at proofreading your own eLearning content. Proofreading eLearning content is boring. So, why not adopt the same attitude when proofreading your own content?

What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

CLO Magazine

With an abundance of online search tools and helpful content from sources like TED Talks and Harvard Business School Publishing, today’s learners have little patience for one-size-fits-all instructor-led workshops or poorly designed MOOCs.

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What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

CLO Magazine

With an abundance of online search tools and helpful content from sources like TED Talks and Harvard Business School Publishing, today’s learners have little patience for one-size-fits-all instructor-led workshops or poorly designed MOOCs.

Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today

ID Reflections

This requires anyone playing the role to wear multiple hats. In my post, I want to explore some of the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. It is the job of the community manager to ensure that the content is appropriately tagged and curated and thus findable.

The Vital Role of Culture in Training Localization

CommLab India

Thus localizing training content has become inevitable and culture plays a critical role in the success of e-learning localization. Decide the Scope of Content Adaption. So it’s better to define the scope – the extent to which we need to localize the content.

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Content isn’t a silo

Clark Quinn

I mentioned in my previous post that I was talking at the xAPI camp about content strategy, and on the way in I created a new diagram to convey a concept I wanted to discuss. Consequently, so too is content. Content is used in many ways, whether via apps, through the web, or print.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

Whether it’s tweets from the Twitter feed, blog posts and articles, or the latest You Tube video and TED Talk, these essentially comprise nuggets and bytes of content in various forms that we pull from the environment and then string together to make sense and build a cohesive picture. Thus, micro-learning can play a crucial role in both formally designed performance support as well as in informal learning, with the latter focusing on user-generated content.