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Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

And, since Open Content comes in under the Creative Commons license structure. Actually, I’m curious if Open Content ever is not Creative Commons? In any case, to understand the use of Open Content, it’s important to understand Creative Commons licensing. Creative Commons Licensing Terms Creative Commons licensing terms. Most of the OCW content appears to come under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0

How to Create Effective Test Questions

CourseArc

If every student answers a question correctly, does that mean your question is too easy, or is it a perfect example of an effective test question? Motivation: Did the question help motivate learners to further their academic pursuits of the subject matter?

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How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

Instructional designers aim to provide the necessary content to accomplish these goals, but sometimes the delivery of a course or training isn’t very effective. organizational culture, structured performance reviews, etc.) How to Implement Effectiveness Measurement Plans.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Here is an updated version (V3) of the WSD Framework with more charts and descriptions, and now available as a PDF to download under a Creative Commons Licence. 2 – Performance Support Services. 4 – Performance Consulting Services.

Individual Motivational Profile – For all to use and needing your help

Learning Cafe

The dominant, behaviourist model goes like this: phase 1: define the behaviour you want; phase 2: pull levers (a training course; an incentive program; a road show; a performance-management system) to get the behavioural change you want; then. Effective Learning

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

Perhaps it’s tempting to blame the design process for failing to produce effective solutions, but I would disagree. Depending on the nature of the work and whether it can be shared, it also helps to engage others outside the organization to get an even broader perspective.

What students need

Learning with e's

School is a complex and confusing environment to negotiate, and they need all the help they can get. Although grades matter, more important still is the feedback students receive on their work and performance, and the interventions that teachers can make to support those they see struggling.

How Well Does Your Company Know its World?

Mindflash

What is popular, effective, and attention-getting? Are performance expectations established and managed? Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user RambergMediaImages. Training Help business workforce training

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

Coping with content and lots of information is a part of seamless learning because the capacity to do so affects effective learning.”. These require adept facilitation, good design and effective content creation and curation.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Effective design using PPT as a tool. It’s very easy to load content on slides – but it takes more creativity to move learner to actual understanding! “Select, organize and integrate&# Select important information Organize it into meaningul wholes Integrate it with real world problems Select: Help the learner understand what they’re going to do. Useful feedback in an online quiz Use feedback to help the learner learn.

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Identity in a digital age

Learning with e's

Goffman saw social interaction as a drama performance, in which the actor's behaviour was framed by front stage and back stage roles, scripts, props and costumes. This has great import in our understanding of how we perform to audiences in social media (of which more later in this post).

70:20:10 Primer

Performance Learning Productivity

It is published here under the Creative Commons: Attribution – Non-Commercial – Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 It also moves us from ‘know-what’ learning towards more effective ‘know-how’ learning. In summary, 70:20:10 helps change mindsets and learning practices. [1]

How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives

CourseArc

Scientists, economists, accountants, and mathematicians all have one thing in common: they all deal in “absolutes.” Unambiguous behavioral statements will help instructional designers create content that clearly aims to achieve those objectives.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Objectives -- How Some of them Work

Learning Visions

Help organizations to bridge the gap between research on learning and reality.) responses in parens below) Hit us Hard (18%) Hurt a Little (50%) Not much effect (32?) Instructional Objectives for Learner: Table of contents objectives (these are the things were going to teach you) Performance Objectives (this is what youll do.) If objectives worded general, they have very little effect. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

The 70:20:10 framework helps to put the work of learning and development (L&D) organizations into perspective within the whole of employee learning ( previous article ). There were organizational accountabilities and performance expectations.

I Believe that Learning is Inherently Social

Tom Spiglanin

We may follow a manual to effect a repair we’ve never attempted before. Learning by experience can be quite effective. Applying what we learn, when we need to learn it, and learning from inevitable mistakes helps make that learning, “stick.”

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E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

Some LMSs offer advanced features that support performance management and social learning opportunities. Common MOOC platforms include: Coursera. Augmented reality takes a view of a real environment and augments it with additional information or effects. What is Creative Commons?

How to Maximize Collaboration in Instructional Design

CourseArc

While you may feel confident in some of those areas, chances are you may need help in others — or you may be overlooking some tasks entirely. How Can CourseArc Help? Image by Michael Arrighi via Flickr Creative Commons License.

“Good Enough” in Learning and Development

Tom Spiglanin

Clark Quinn mapped the learning curve against this framework , 4 charting employee’s performance against the totality of their learning over time. Learning (training) is the cause, and knowledge or workplace performance is the consequence.

Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

This means that learning and development (L&D) professionals must understand not one, not two, but three significantly different perspectives when addressing performance needs in the workplace. Training may be needed to address performance gaps.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

1 “ This encompasses several key aspects of a PLN from my perspective: The real purpose of my PLN is not learning; it’s to improve work and performance. Recognizing this learning and making good use of it requires effective personal knowledge management practices.

I Believe in the Erosion of Hierarchies

Tom Spiglanin

In the last several articles , we focused on aspects of the changing workplace and also discussed behaviors that those of us in the learning and development (L&D) role can adopt to help improve our effectiveness.

I Believe in the Inverse Relationship Between Experience and the Value of Formal Learning

Tom Spiglanin

As a Learning and Development (L&D) professional and strategist, I think about choices for addressing performance needs in the workplace. At others, it’s performance support, coaching and mentoring, or possibly connecting one employee with others.

It’s Happening…

Tom Spiglanin

I interpreted their collective comments as reflecting the need for substantial change, but that the function would likely continue to exist in some form, or devolve and then reemerge with a different purpose, focusing on removing workplace barriers and directly facilitating improved performance.

I Believe in the Value of Sharing

Tom Spiglanin

I’m not talking about the monetary value of a social share (which business people are keen on doing ), but rather the less tangible value that comes from sharing knowledge, making an individual more productive, effective, and efficient. It helps to pay it forward.

The Demise of E-learning (the brand)

Tom Spiglanin

To explain this in more detail, it helps to follow a framework for what makes up and defines the meaning of a brand. Expecting the e-learning brand to help is futile in these cases. A plethora of online performance support tools to help get the job done, even by a novice.

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

TechSmith Camtasia

These tips will help you get great results the first time you dive into iOS screencasting. If the content you’re recording has its own audio—like the sound effects in a game—you will want to unmute your device so it is captured. Recording in a clothes closet is also effective.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Monday, June 18, 2007 Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking From the Eide Neurolearning Blog: Voluntary Control of Attention - Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking There is a yin and yang effect between visual and auditory attention. Mixed visual-auditory stimuli have an underadditive effect, so that if you have to do both at the same time, total brain activation goes down. Maybe the "underadditive effect" occurs when a multimedia presentation does all the thinking for you.

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It’s Happening…

Tom Spiglanin

I interpreted their collective comments as reflecting the need for substantial change, but that the function would likely continue to exist in some form, or devolve and then reemerge with a different purpose, focusing on removing workplace barriers and directly facilitating improved performance.

Imagined futures 5: Robot teachers

Learning with e's

Good, effective teachers are intuitive, empathetic and responsive to the needs of their students. They get to know their charges well, finding creative ways to help them to learn optimally, engaging them with methods and activities designed to draw out the best performances.

12 tips for great speaking

Learning with e's

You'll also need to be convincing if you want to put your arguments across effectively. Use your entire body to perform your presentation - hand movements and facial expressions can convey a lot of meaning. Pause for dramatic effect if required.

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Revisiting 70:20:10

Tom Spiglanin

While I don’t consider myself an 70:20:10 “expert,” I do consider the concept fundamental to the work of a modern workplace learning professional or performance catalyst, and I’ve written a few articles on the subject.

Standard deviation

Learning with e's

Distractions in the workplace are common. It provide important support and offers numerous benefits to help us work better and smarter. Such deviation from tasks can seriously effect productivity, and may compromise the health and safety of self and others.

Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?

Your Training Edge

Training helps employees do their jobs better, it helps them fit better into the company, and it provides the knowledge and skills they need for advancement. Featured image by Alex Proimos [Creative Commons].

Revisiting 70:20:10

Tom Spiglanin

While I don’t consider myself an 70:20:10 “expert,” I do consider the concept fundamental to the work of a modern workplace learning professional or performance catalyst, and I’ve written a few articles on the subject.