Learning Objectives and GPS
JANUARY 11, 2017
That’s how learners can feel if training’s learning objectives aren’t set up well. There are really two main types of learning objectives. Terminal objectives, which are basically the end goals, are the “big picture” of what the learner needs to be able to do.
Learning Objectives Are Spoilers
MARCH 8, 2017
Now think of the beginning of an eLearning course. One of the biggest differences is that eLearning tends to literally spell out what’s going to happen next, often with a learning objectives screen. Learning objectives are like plot points.
Easygenerator launches free tool for creating learning objectives
Challenge to Learn
JANUARY 28, 2015
At Easygenerator (the e-learning software company) we not only try to deliver a state of the art e-learning authoring tool, but we also try to help people in creating better and more effective e-learning as well. Learning objectives will help you to create better e-learning.
Developing Learning Objects in a Team
AUGUST 6, 2015
They receive a subject, choose images, videos, audio and develop all the objects of their storyboard(s) all by themselves. I used to work in an editorial team where we developed learning objects with help of multiple authoring tools. eLearning learning objects
Learning Objectives – Your Course GPS
MAY 12, 2015
Have you ever taken a training course without being fully convinced of its importance or usefulness? A course where the content seemed to meander from one topic to the next with no strong purpose? An elearning course is in certain ways like a tour bus that takes the learner on a sequence of planned adventures. What are learning objectives? Why do we need learning objectives? Clearly defined learning objectives set the scope of the training.
Learning objectives and how to create them
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 28, 2014
When you want to create a really bad learning experience, this is the way to do it: Don’t think about your learners. Dump a body of information in a course as if it was a PowerPoint. The idea is that we help people in this way to create better courses. e-Learning
Making the Best Use of Learning Objectives for Training Evaluation
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
How can you evaluate the participants of your online course? What does it take to design good assessments for your e-learning course? Well, a sure-shot way is to develop assessments based on the learning objectives of the course.
Blooms Taxonomy: The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 2
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
In my previous posts, Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them and The Science of Learning Objectives – 1 , we have seen what learning objectives are and why they are important.
6 Features of Learning Objects
AUGUST 9, 2016
Learning objects (LOs) are digital entities that are authentic and based on real-world events. They are integrated within an eLearning course, in response and direct correlation to the learning objectives. These are also known as knowledge objects or nuggets.
Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to Write Learning Objectives
JULY 11, 2016
One of the basic principles underlying the development of any learning content is to pre-determine the intent of that content. In eLearning, framing learning objectives before building the detailed course content is a vital step. Framing Skills-Based Learning Objectives.
learning objectives: you need feed back to make them work
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 27, 2013
If you read my blog on a frequent basis you will know that I believe that Learning Objectives and learning are two sides of the same medal. Based on his feed back I had to adapt our learning objectives. For me this was a learning moment.
5 Tips to Set Flawless Learning Objectives for eLearning Courses
JANUARY 24, 2017
Sometimes our online courses resemble mere activities without clear objectives. Learning objectives clearly specify, in measurable terms, what learners will be able to do after the training. Keep learning objectives specific.
Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
What does it take to ensure your e-learning course improves employee performance to achieve the desired business goals? When instructional designers settle down to create course content, the most important, and the first thing they do is frame learning objectives.
3 Steps for Creating Effective Learning Objectives [INFOGRAPHIC]
AUGUST 26, 2013
one thing remained the same across every single training implementation: learning objectives. It can be easy to breeze over this part of the process, but in reality learning objectives are the most important part of the entire endeavor.
Tips for Creating Sound Learning Objectives
JULY 18, 2016
Learning and development programs help organizations generate a more highly skilled and productive workforce, which in turn, drives business outcomes and generates revenue. Only carefully designed learning programs will help organizations achieve these goals, however.
The Inseparable Trio: Learning Objectives, Training Content, and Assessments
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Let’s see what happens if the learning objectives, course content, and assessments are not aligned with each other. . While each on their own are valuable, together they are not in sync and not successful in serving the purpose of the course.
Learning Objectives Set the Stage for E-learning Courses: Why?
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
He was assigned the task of getting an e-learning course developed for field sales executives. Use these and get the e-learning course developed. “ Can you get the course developed with this piece of information and the bunch of resources the Director talked about?
Blooms Taxonomy: The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 3
OCTOBER 3, 2016
In my earlier blogs, Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them and The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 1 and Part 2 , we have seen what learning objectives are and why they are important.
The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 1
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
In my previous blog, Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them 1 , we saw what a learning objective is and why it is important to frame good learning objectives. He defined learning objectives at six levels for the Cognitive domain. .
Save time and organize your learning content with a central learning object repository
JUNE 30, 2016
You can now keep all your learning objects in one easy place with a central repository. With the latest update to the Docebo LMS, we’re simplifying the way you can organize and store learning objects with a new central learning object repository that allows you to store all your learning objects in one easily searchable library. With this new tool, all of your course content is streamlined and accessible in just a few clicks.
Ideas to Represent Learning Objectives Using Articulate Storyline [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
As we know, learning objectives play a vital role in an e-learning course as they generate learner interest by sharing what they will be able to accomplish after completing the course. But in most cases, we present learning objectives in the form of a bulleted list.
Formatting Fantastic Course Descriptions and Learning Objectives
AUGUST 16, 2016
You’ve invested in making a quality elearning course and you want learners to love it. Crafting the perfect descriptions and learning objectives will help you showcase your product to future learners. Create great first impressions to increase sales and usage of your course by following this detailed guide below. . Descriptions shouldn’t be boring and dry, but rather help build excitement for someone looking to take the course or purchase for their team.
Are learning objectives really that important?
The eLearning Nomad
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
I don’t know about you, but I often hardly take notice of the learning objectives when I start a course. If the course theme inspires me and I decide to register, I take the attitude of ‘take me along on your journey and I’ll decide for myself what I take home…’.
Learning Objectives Drive Personalized Learning
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Learning objectives play a crucial role in learning – supporting the learner by ensuring an understanding of learning expectations and outcomes. We each offer products that have learning objectives at the heart of their solutions.
How to Write the Perfect Learning Objective
OCTOBER 7, 2013
Today’s guest post is part of a blog series on creating eLearning courses by Sharlyn Lauby, president of ITM Group, Inc. In this post, Sharlyn takes on the challenge of writing effective learning objectives, the cornerstone element to creating engaging elearning courses.
10 Steps to Create Your Own Learning Objects (L.O.s)
MARCH 30, 2016
What kind of images come to your mind when you think of learning objects ? All these scenarios and many more describe the functions and features of learning objects. The key to create a successful learning object is to respond to one learning objective at a time.
Importance of Learning Objectives in Developing E-learning Courses [Infographic]
OCTOBER 9, 2016
What does it take to ensure your e-learning course improves employee performance to achieve the desired business goals? When instructional designers settle down to create course content, the most important thing they do is frame learning objectives.
Killing your Learners with Learning Objective Bullets? Articulate Storyline can Help!
SEPTEMBER 4, 2016
Clicked the Launch the Course button. The e-learning course pops up in a new window. Saw the attractive Welcome page and clicked Next , learned how the Navigation al and other features work and clicked Next clicked Next again to start the main course content.
Learning Objectives Vs Learning Activities: What’s The Difference?
APRIL 7, 2017
Learning objectives and learning activities are two crucial pieces of ammunition in the eLearning provider’s arsenal. Here, we explore the binary relationship of learning objectives vs learning activities by discussing the difference and understanding the importance of both.
3 practical tips that will make your eLearning course more effective
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 3, 2015
I found that there are three simple things that will make the eLearning courses more effective: Have a clear goal. Define proper learning objectives. The wrong way to start creating an eLearning course. An eLearning course is very different from a (PowerPoint) presentation. Before you start with eLearning you need a well-defined goal for your eLearning course or quiz. Define proper learning objectives.
Connect learning to the business: Learning objectives and action mapping
Challenge to Learn
OCTOBER 3, 2012
I will present about: Supporting business objectives with better learning objectives. The trend is in the direction of workplace learning, social learning, mobile learning, just in time learning and performance support.
Reusable Learning Object Methodology – A way to design blended learning
DECEMBER 14, 2016
It was in 2004 when I was introduced to the Reusable Learning Object methodology. Our training manager was awesome — he was business savvy, empowered us to do what we needed to do, BUT he didn’t have a learning development background. E-learning Instructional Designers
Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives
AUGUST 19, 2015
Employees are not as productive when they are pressured to learn new things in with so little time. Have you tried being in front of your computer trying to complete an elearning course? The overload problem manifests in elearning, classroom training and other forms of learning.
Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?
MARCH 22, 2017
The most obvious impact is: “Are students learning?” ” If so, are they remembering what they learn? As for in-person education, its proponents cite upsides like: Social Interactions – Communication is fostered and enhanced through in-person learning.