Converting Instructor-Led Training to Virtual Learning

Roundtable Learning

It provides you with the flexibility to connect with your learners wherever they are, without the disruptions often associated with traditional face to face learning. Setting Goals For Virtual Learning. When it comes to virtual learning, a clear focus on the program goal is critical. .

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

EI Design

Virtual Training shouldn’t be confused with online training or distance learning. L&D professionals deliver Virtual Training using simulated learning environments. Flexibility: Learn when/where you want (especially from home!). What Is Virtual Training?

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How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

So how do we help learners focus on usefulness and context of the content and to design and deliver training and eLearning programs to resist the tendency to dump content? A Massive Problem for Corporations, Classrooms and eLearning Lessons Organizations are unaware that they are actually paying a high premium for information inundation. Yes, the overload problem is real and manifests in elearning, classroom training and other forms of learning.

Tips and Strategies to Convert Your Outdated eLearning Content to Highly Engaging Training

EI Design

But as technology, techniques, and teaching strategies evolve, the legacy content becomes outdated. It fails to deliver engaging training or high-impact eLearning experiences. Facilitate better application of acquired learning. Achieve higher levels of learning transference.

Learning Objectives are Dead Unless You Do CPR - Tip #122

Vignettes Learning

Learning objectives are good as basis for defining what we want to impart to learners. Unfortunately, when we stop there, learners find the learning objectives senseless and as a result, disengage and/or skip the objectives altogether. A Linear Structure Kills Learning Objectives A typical course — its objectives, content and context as well as the type of lessons in this course follow a linear structure, which is common in traditional learning designs.

Chunking Information to Design eLearning

B Online Learning

This blog post covers a recent online conversation I had with an attendee at one of our eLearning Design Essentials workshops. How do I convert a large training manual into a short eLearning module? Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces so that human brain can easily digest the new information. Start by defining your training goal and then specifying your learning objectives.

5 Simple Ways to Convert Content into eLearning Material

TalentLMS

Alright, a new position has opened up in your university: eLearning Technician. The main task revolves around converting (tons of) faculty discipline-related content into the new eLearning platform. Let us tell you why universities and educational institutions are increasingly going for the eLearning make-over. This is also a marketing and enrollment retention (and increase) strategy. Learning has also become a trend to follow.

Making the Move: Converting Training into Online Courses

360 Training

eLearning is on the rise and it’s here to stay. Effective instructional technologies and rich learning experiences coupled with flexibility and cost-effectiveness make elearning an ideal way for people to develop knowledge and learn new skills with ease. Online learning empowers learners with complete ownership of their learning. If you are an expert in your field and have some great training up your sleeve, why not convert it into elearning courses?

eLearning in the Workplace

TalentLMS

Workplace learning, professional development and eLearning are phrases with increasingly blurred meanings. The same systems are extended to include learning management systems (LMS) that enable education and employee development. eLearning has become the cornerstone of education services to the mobile and the busy employee. Emerging educational technology and learning content is now platform and time independent. Tips workplace elearning

Converting a Text-heavy PDF Document into an Engaging E-learning Curriculum

CommLab India

Are you looking to convert them into good e-learning materials that can be accessed easily by your people? Well, you can convert each of the PDF documents into an e-learning curriculum, comprising several microlearning modules to train your people effectively. You need to follow a three phase process to convert the PDF into a self-paced, technology-enabled learning curriculum. The content under each head can be presented as a micro online learning module.

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How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 1: Establishing the Basics

CourseArc

Developing an eLearning course from scratch is a different process than converting an existing Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course into a digital course. Define Your Learning Objectives. Does your audience have any complications related to their learning (e.g., What is the desired end objective of this course? You can read our detailed tips on creating effective learning objectives here. Outline Your Course by Relating Topics to Objectives.

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A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

Even a couple of decades after e-learning’s introduction to the corporate training world, it’s uncharted territory for several organizations. Do you wish to go in for e-learning as your training solution, but unsure of how to proceed? Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Set Measurable Learning Objectives.

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What is Microlearning? Examples, Strategy, and More

eLearningMind

It’s an eLearning that enables learners to digest bite-sized pieces of information in a highly engaging and interactive way. Both allow learners to direct their own learning by providing quick bursts of highly-concentrated information. Micro learning; macro results.

4 Instructional Design Strategies for Creating An Effective eLearning Course

Hurix Digital

What is an instructional design strategy for eLearning? An instructional design strategy is a detailed plan on how an eLearning course will be designed. In this blog, we look at some instructional design strategies for eLearning that will enhance the learner’s experience.

Reasons to Convert eLearning Into Micromodules

Ed App

There is a popular adage that says, “good things come in small packages” This even holds validity in the eLearning industry when it comes to microlearning or bite-sized learning. Dwindling attention spans and time constraints of our workforce have resulted in traditional e-learning courses becoming a passé’ . A study by the Journal of Applied Psychology shows that learning in bite-sized pieces makes the transfer of learning 17% more efficient.

4 Instructional Design Strategies for Creating An Effective eLearning Course

Hurix Digital

What is an instructional design strategy for eLearning? An instructional design strategy is a detailed plan on how an eLearning course will be designed. In this blog, we look at some instructional design strategies for eLearning that will enhance the learner’s experience.

How to Easily Convert Large Manuals into Engaging E-learning Courses

CommLab India

However, to make training more cost-effective and easily accessible, many organizations have started using e-learning as well. via social learning (increased by 0.9%), and 1.4% You can see that almost 50% of the training hours were delivered using some kind of e-learning. Most organizations first start e-learning by converting their existing classroom materials and training manuals. Gather all relevant material to be converted.

What is Microlearning? Examples, Strategy, and More

eLearningMind

So how does this phenomenon relate to learning? It’s an eLearning strategy that enables learners to digest bite-sized pieces of information in a highly engaging and interactive way. You already have the tools; you just need to learn how to apply them. FOCUS.

Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our second part of our 4 part blog series on which we examine a different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could start strategizing or implement these ideas onto your current training plans. In this second post, we are going to look at tactics that can be immediately deployed to improve your blended learning strategy. Micro-learning – as RLO (re-usable learning objects). Micro-learning Learning and RLO.

eLearning Basics: Flash is Going Away?Have You Checked Your eLearning Courses?

Convergence Training

For one reason, because some of your elearning courses at work may still use Flash video. Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you. Learning Management Systems. Download our FREE Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. eLearning LMS Training

Demystifying Gamification vs Game based eLearning

Adobe Captivate

An Overview Of Gamification And Game-Based eLearning. Although both gamification and game-based eLearning seek to increase learner engagement and effectiveness of the training, there are key differences that need to be understood. Understanding them will ensure that you adopt the appropriate strategy for your training program. Basics Of Gamification And Game-Based eLearning. Gamification makes the learning experience motivating and engaging for the learners.

ID and eLearning Links 7/9/19

Experiencing eLearning

The links and resources in this post include learning science, patterns and tips for branching scenarios, visual design principles, and some free resources. Learning Science. GUEST POST: The Emerging Consensus — The Learning Scientists This is an interesting summary of research, compiling conclusions from multiple types of research. While I’m skeptical of most claims about neuroscience research directly informing learning design, this tries to avoid that.

8 Ingenious Ways To Reuse eLearning Content With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

Infopro Learning

Do you need to refresh your eLearning course without going over budget? In this article, I’ll share 8 creative tips to reuse eLearning content with a rapid eLearning authoring tool. How To Reuse eLearning Content With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool. What do you get when you combine a database full of eLearning content with a robust rapid eLearning authoring tool? Convert Your eLearning Course Into A Microlearning Online Training Repository.

5 Best Practices of creating an eLearning Video

Wizcabin

Learners mostly laud e-learning videos because of its positive impact on online training. While some experts can use videos to create engaging e-learning effectively, some aren’t so good at it. Below are the e-learning video best practices to assist educators in developing effective and engaging training. To achieve an effective learning program with videos, you should consider segmenting your video content into bite-sized chunks that can easily get absorbed.

Action Mapping for ELearning

eFront

Ever wondered why the best laid plans for eLearning go awry? This is despite the good scores they achieve in your eLearning courses. Your next eLearning course is receiving positive enrollment numbers. The ultimate goal of any eLearning course is to improve employee performance or change their attitude towards their job. A growing organization needs to be a learning organization to meet the challenges of a dynamic market.

How to Transform a PDF into an eLearning Course

360 Training

eLearning is the future of education. From learning organizations to individual learners, more people are inclined towards eLearning because of its accessibility, reliability, and cost effectiveness. eLearning provides a golden opportunity for trainers, teachers, and subject matter experts to apply modern instructional techniques, empowering them to share their expertise and knowledge with a variety of students across the globe.

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Kill Boring eLearning with Story-Based Lessons

Vignettes Learning

Relocate Traditional Learning Objectives Most learning objectives are not well stated. They usually state the trainer's objectives rather than that of the learners' hence, they tend to be irrelevant to the learner's needs. The learner would learn the technical title as he/she goes through the slides. In essence, we force them to learn technical information. Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD.

Mini-Scenarios for Assessment

Experiencing eLearning

Does scenario-based learning always have to involve complex branching or simulations? You could ask a fairly typical comprehension question like this: What is the best strategy for encouraging long-term behavior change in your employees? Try a little scenario-based learning.

Preparing for elearning the first run

Moodle Journal

This week finally saw the launch of the third phase of our Moodle vle roll out at the college with the delivery of a new 2 hour cpd staff training session Preparing for e-learning. If you have been following the blog here then you will know that this centres on the use of Wimba Create , in the production of learning objects from otherwise standard materials or handouts produced in Word. Barry Spencer e-Learning Project Coordinator

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9 steps to successful learning design

Arlo Training & Events Software

We hear these words often from our network of training providers when we bring up the topic of learning design. That’s why Arlo has introduced learning design into our professional service offering. Our learning designers follow a proven nine-step methodology. New Learning.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. It needs to be repurposed for eLearning. In many cases, there can be significant work to design that kind of learning experience.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Rapid eLearning

TalentLMS

In this article, we will provide you with the skinny on rapid eLearning and how it makes an instructional designer a one-man-band. Bersin and Associates in the year 2004 created the term “rapid eLearning”. They demonstrated that rapid eLearning is eLearning development that takes less than three weeks to develop. The rapid eLearning development tools have general and some specific features of eLearning development. Rapid eLearning Development Advantages.

The case for defensible eLearning: A Psychometrician’s perspective

Yardstick

Defensible eLearning and the opportunity to learn. Chief Scientific Officer of Yardstick Assessment Strategies, Dr. Greg Sadesky, weighs in. Over the past year, Yardstick has been starting to use the term “Defensible eLearning.” ” Our eLearning team has long applied instructional design best practices to our work. In both cases, defensibility could be thought of as a standard against which assessment or eLearning could be evaluated.

7 Must-See Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training Examples Featuring Strategies That Work

Adobe Captivate

This is of high impact, and the human touch goes a long way in helping new employees learn the organization culture, its value proposition, and how they can contribute very effectively. The value of human interaction to learn the ropes cannot be over-emphasized. Higher engagement quotient and sticky learning experience. The online training can be designed to facilitate high recall, retention, and more sticky learning experiences. Video-based learning.

The Crucial Role of Context in Today’s eLearning

Enyota Learning

The role of context in eLearning is now no different. So what role does context play in today’s eLearning landscape? Learning was pushed to the learner and thereby content-centred courses were the norm. With content-centred learning plans becoming obsolete, eLearning providers have to now focus on what matters most today—context. The problem with content-based learning is that it is abstract. eLearning has taken personalization seriously.

10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers

CourseArc

Instructional designers may сrеаtе eLearning соurѕеѕ, wrіtе instructor’s mаnuаlѕ fоr сlаѕѕrооm іnѕtruсtіоn, design lеаrnіng gаmеѕ, convert classroom curricula into an online format, оr create training соurѕеѕ for thе wоrkрlасе. Design for How People Learn (Julie Dirksen). This book is grounded in the science of memory, learning, and retention. Graphics for Learning: Proven Guidelines for Planning, Designing, and Evaluating Visuals in Training Materials (Ruth C.

4 Ways to Tweak your eLearning for Extended Audiences

TalentLMS

In this article, we share four ways to convert your existing eLearning programs into globally extended courses. Statistics tell us that there are more than 2 billion potential eLearners worldwide. Instruction design strategies need to adapt to the growing number of learners per course. eLearning courses, when extended beyond the borders, provide additional income for corporations and training centers. Instructional Design eLearning

Creating Great Stories for eLearning

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Create great stories for learning by exploring sources and methods like business artifacts, business practices or memes, personal tips, workarounds, how-to’s, self-help solutions and even people’s backgrounds. Systematically collected stories can become a reference library for elearning programs. On the other hand, eLearning designers, as many may say, "don't have the creative juices" to craft powerful titles and stories.

9 steps to good learning design

Arlo Training & Events Software

I don’t know what good learning design looks like.”. We hear these words often from our network of training providers when we bring up the topic of learning design. That’s why Arlo has introduced learning design into our professional service offering. New Learning.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0