Learning Lessons

Clark Quinn

I thought I’d share the learning lessons, both for my own reflection, and for others. As a fan of Nilson’s Specifications Grading , I created a plan for how the assessment would go. Those are my learning lessons. I welcome your feedback and lessons! The post Learning Lessons appeared first on Learnlets. So, I just finished teaching a mobile learning course online for a university.

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Video Lessons

Clark Quinn

So, I’ve been creating a ‘deeper elearning’ course for one of the video course providers. But to do this, I had to do some serious learning about creating video. I also created some quizzes, in mini-scenario fashion pretty much. I used the assignment tool to create questions that asked learners to go out and do things and then provide them with some guidance to self-evaluate. The post Video Lessons appeared first on Learnlets.

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How To Build A Lesson Plan

Thinkific

So you’ve got a great course topic, you’ve built a course outline to help you deliver, and now you’re all… The post How To Build A Lesson Plan appeared first on Thinkific. Online Course Creation Create Your Course

Lessons in Creativity from DevLearn 2018

ej4 eLearning

Whether your job description or title includes words like training, eLearning, instructional design, talent, safety, or performance, we all need to be creative in our jobs, specifically when creating training content. The sessions I attended at DevLearn 2018 were especially inspiring so I thought I would share my observations and lessons learned.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How To Create Custom Lesson Layouts for Your LearnDash Courses

LearnDash

Most people want to create an online course that is not only useful, but that is also visually appearing. With WordPress, it’s simple to add media, create various layouts, implement buttons, dynamic text, and so on. But if you’re interested in creating a truly custom visual component to your course content, then we strongly recommend you use Visual Composer by WPBakery. Navigate to an existing LearnDash lesson (or create a new one if you don’t have any yet).

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How to Create a Course in Moodle Step by Step: Building a Lesson

iSpring Solutions

A lesson in Moodle is a complete training session with theory and practice. How-to Create Online CoursesThe theory helps to convey knowledge with… Read More.

Using Sample Lessons in Your Marketing Funnel

LearnDash

Simply creating a course and putting a price on it is never enough for starting an online business selling courses. Another technique you can use is offering sample course content (sample lessons) free of charge. I would highly recommend collecting an email address in exchange for access to the sample lessons so that you can add these leads to your marketing funnel, but that is up to you. The content in these lessons should be amazing.

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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. This is true drip-feeding, and adding it is extremely simple: Create a course. Add lessons. Determine when you want the lessons to become available. Until this point, the industry has relied upon membership plugins to sequentially deliver (drip) lesson content.

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Ultimate Guide to Lesson Plans: Example Formats & Plans

Academy of Mine

A lesson plan is an easy and effective way to decide what needs to be included in a course module to have the maximum impact on learners, help them achieve short-term & long term goals, and keep the engagement rate high from start to finish. What Is A Lesson Plan?

Beyond Face-to-Face: Solving the Digital Practice Problem

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

Just like training and practice is the cornerstone of any top athlete or artist, the same is true in the workplace. But in the world of sales, practice is often restricted to conference room role-playing and in-person scenarios. Join Bryan Naas, Sales Enablement Director at Lessonly, to learn the tactics you can use to make digital practice a part of the fabric of your teams’ daily schedules.

How to Create an ELearning Course on a Tight Budget? 14 Lessons from Top Learning Designers

JoomlaLMS

The first one is “How to create a qualitative and engaging eLearning course?” When it comes to eLearning, there are two hot topics that never go out of style in the eLearning circles. and the second one is how to do so on a tight budget. Because the two of them determine the success of your eLearning business in the long run: whether you will have a steady stream of customers waiting to get enrolled in your courses and whether the funding is used wisely. Blog articles

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Year One: 3 Lessons Learned For Creating Engaging eLearning

Dashe & Thomson

There are many ingredients for success in eLearning development and one of the most important… The post Year One: 3 Lessons Learned For Creating Engaging eLearning appeared first on Dashe & Thomson. I’ve been doing instructional design work for a little over a year, immersed happily in the world of drag-and-drops and click-and-reveals. Teaching someone how to do something in person is one thing, but online learning is an entirely different animal.

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Lessons Learnt From The Evolution Of Journalism: Creating Content In The Digital Age - Part 2

Kineo

Open, frequent and real - taking lessons from The Guardian. In my last blog I talked about my recent attendance at a Guardian Masterclass with senior feature writer Jon Henley. I shared the parallels I’d drawn between the evolution of journalism and elearning and how we might learn from the way journalists are responding to the opportunities posed by the digital realm in which they now operate.

More Management Lessons From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

She says in that post that businesses should learn three major financial lessons from nonprofits: 1. This creates trust in the organization and makes it much less likely that money can be used in unscrupulous ways. Tags: Leadership Organizational Learning business lessons management nonprofit The Huffington Post transparency Zilch

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Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

Build Your Email List by Offering Free Lessons

LearnDash

If you are selling an online course then one of the best ways to build your email list is by giving away a free lesson. The most common way to do this is by offering free lessons. On this page you will see that there are many different messages that you can create. Step 3: Configuring the Sample Lesson in LearnDash. The last step in the process is to specify the free (sample) lesson in LearnDash. Select your desired lesson, then scroll down to the settings.

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Lesson from Edutech Australia? Planned Failure.

Learning Rebels

Create learning experiences that make people FEEL something. The post Lesson from Edutech Australia? Okay, I’m late. I was at Edutech last week, in glorious Brisbane Australia. Sunset on the Brisbane River. It was a real privilege to have been asked.

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How to Turn Long-Form Content into Online Lessons

LearnDash

Many of our tips for creating online courses start from the assumption that you’re creating your course from scratch. You’ve gotten an idea for your course, you’ve researched it, you’ve created an outline, and now you need to populate your outline with the content that will form the bulk of your course. These educators already have content, but they’re looking for a way to transition it into workable online lessons.

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Lesson 6. Attention Please! Creating Interactive & Immersive Content

iSpring Solutions

Michael Sheyahshe, an artist, author, developer, and technologist at alterNative Media, presents a whole series of 10 lessons on making… Read More. Create Online Courses

Partnering Well on a Rapid Timeline

Speaker: Becci Zweirs, Learning Projects Leader, Inno-Versity, Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity, and Pam Whetstone, Training Development Manager, Williams-Sonoma

Any eLearning professional can tell you that each project has its own unique challenges - but no matter what you're facing, those who have been there before can help. Join experts from Inno-Versity and William-Sonoma for an in-depth case study that will take you from discovery to creation and deployment of a complex eLearning project, all in 9 months using in-house resources.

Lessons Learnt From The Evolution Of Journalism: Creating Content In The Digital Age - Part 1

Kineo

A few months ago I enjoyed attending a Guardian Masterclass with senior feature writer Jon Henley. The focus of the class was on feature writing and digital storytelling (I’ll come back to this in a later blog) but it began by exploring why – and how – journalism in the digital age has to be different. .

4 Lessons Learned (About Learning) From Blogging

InSync Training

Dr. Andrew Klobucar, who was the professor at NJIT for my social media course, stressed that social media as a whole—which included blogs—had the role of creating community. Our assignment involved choosing one of these categories, then creating and/or curating content to support a particular community through a blog. There were several important lessons that I learned on my own that have enhanced my abilities that could be brought to the workplace.

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Break-Up Lesson Content with TOPICS!

LearnDash

Since our launch in January of this year, our main priority has been to create a product that is in touch with the latest elearning trends, and that is consistently enhanced based on community feedback. New Course Layer: Lesson Topics! Until this point, LearnDash has included two official levels (Courses and Lessons), but starting today you can now create a third layer, called “Lesson Topics” (found under the Lessons menu).

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How to Write a Lesson Plan for Corporate Training

learnWorlds

This trend encourages teachers to adjust to new conditions; most of them start thinking about creating and selling online courses , practicing distance schooling, or earning extra money by planning online lessons for corporate trainers. But, the catch is that an effective lesson plan for online trainees is not the same as for traditional students. What is a Lesson Plan? The Components of Lesson Plans. ” It will allow you to specify clear lesson objectives.

Mini-Lessons – How to Begin

Raptivity

The learner needs to understand and grasp the subject, and to satisfy themselves or others that they know the intention of the lesson – and, in the case of mini-lessons, achieve all this really quickly. With mini-lessons, refinement is the key. This is the most important, and sometimes the most difficult, aspect of developing the mini-lesson.

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User Interface lessons applied to eLearning

Challenge to Learn

As a result we now have the requirement that someone with no eLearning background should be able to use our tool and create a course or a quiz without any training. So I decided to capture these lessons learned in this post and apply them to eLearning development. It all starts with finding the flaws in what you have created. We create mock-ups of the possible solutions and share them with users. You can’t create the best course alone behind your desk.

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Improve your lessons: 3 ways to make them more effective

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to improve your classroom lessons or training? They will make your lessons and courses more effective and more fun, and any teacher, trainer or coach can do it. How to improve your lessons: Flip, repeat and automate. If you ‘ flip your classroom ‘ you reverse the lecture and homework elements of a lesson: do the lecture at home and do homework at school. So instead of: It will be: Creating a video is easy, you know that.

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Improve your lessons: 3 ways to make them more effective

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to improve your classroom lessons or training? They will make your lessons and courses more effective and more fun, and any teacher, trainer or coach can do it. How to improve your lessons: Flip, repeat and automate. If you ‘ flip your classroom ‘ you reverse the lecture and homework elements of a lesson: do the lecture at home and do homework at school. So instead of: It will be: Creating a video is easy, you know that.

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Rethinking vulnerability while working from home : Lessons learned from Brené Brown

Vitalyst

I vow to be vulnerable when and where I can, so that I may be more creative, innovative, and create change at my organization and at home. . The post Rethinking vulnerability while working from home : Lessons learned from Brené Brown appeared first on Vitalyst.

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    I recently received an email from a new Captivate developer who had delivered an eLearning lesson to a client via email attachment. When publishing a Captivate project file, the format you select will depend upon on how the learner will access the lesson. If the learner is going to access the lesson over the internet (either from a web server or an LMS), publishing SWF and/or HTML5 is the way to go.

Personalizing performance, not learning: lessons from mass customization

CLO Magazine

There, a customer uses a computer program to create a unique design of wear spots, color streaks and tears. The post Personalizing performance, not learning: lessons from mass customization appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach

Raptivity

Although presented in small bites to satisfy today’s learners, effective mini-lessons follow good teaching practice. The key feature of each mini-lesson is that it is quick and specific. Have you created any mini learning sample(s)? And of course, do let me know your thoughts on my mini lesson sample. The learner seeks knowledge and wants to absorb that knowledge; learning activities then help embed that knowledge.

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Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

So if you’re unfamiliar with learning portals or just want a refresher, these three lessons will help you get off on the right foot. Performing analysis and creating a learner persona can help identify what learners truly want and need out of a portal. The post Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Over the past few months, we’ve talked a lot about the learner experience and learner-centered solutions.

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eLearning: Determining the Best Size for Today's Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning lessons using any of the top development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio), you need to take the size of your learner's device into account. If you make your eLearning lesson too large (I'm talking width and height, not how many megabytes the lesson might be), learners with small displays may have to scroll to see your content.

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Lesson 10. Best in Show: Recap Of The Previous Lessons & Final Thoughts

iSpring Solutions

Michael Sheyahshe, an artist, author, developer, and technologist at alterNative Media, presents a whole series of 10 lessons on making… Read More. Create Online Courses

eLearning: Add Some Character to Your Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Let's face it, some of the eLearning content you are required to create is a bit. shall we say, dry? A tad boring? A teeny bit heavy on the text and short on graphics? One easy way to spruce up your eLearning content is to add characters (or guides). But where do you find quality images to use as guides? The good news is that both Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate offer some awesome, and most importantly, free Characters--out of the box.

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