A Recipe for Modern Learning: Ingredients for a Deliciously Effective Learning Ecosystem

eThink Education

Thankfully, there are numerous options in today’s ever-evolving learning landscape, enabling one to pull together the right ingredients to create a “deliciouslyeffective learning ecosystem. So what are the essential ingredients for today’s most effective learning ecosystems?

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

For someone who’d like to learn how to bake a cake, for example, you can search YouTube and choose from varied lessons on how to make a delicious cake. Twitter is an effective tool to get feedback from.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. Raising the Bar on Online Event Practices - Full Circle , August 11, 2009 Alan Levine wrote a deliciously provocative post on last month that I’ve been meaning to comment upon, Five Ways to Run a Deadly Online Seminar.

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Keep your eLearners Engaged with Effective Storytelling

360 Training

By now, we have realized the importance of storytelling in elearning; however, a huge amount of text with tons of confusing words can have a disastrous effect on your online courses. Effective stories reflect reality and that is why they succeed in touching the reader’s heart. They start re-examining how they prepare food and putting measures in place to ensure that their food was fast, delicious, AND safe. We all have stories to tell.

Build a powerful PLN

Learning with e's

Another way to find people who have a similar interest to you is to subscribe to a social bookmarking tool such as Diigo or Delicious. If not, bookmark it on Delicious or Diigo for later use. Do you have other ways that are effective in building up a powerful PLN?

Digital footprints

Learning with e's

Whether it is writing a blog, posting a video on YouTube, working collaboratively on a wiki, or simply bookmarking a site on Diigo or Delicious, students are leaving the digital footprints - evidence of their presence - all over the internet.

The Bilbao Effect

Jay Cross

Walking in and among Serra’s raw steel shapes while listening to him describe the why’s and wherefore’s was a delicious experience. Frank Gehry’s 1997 Guggenheim Museum is credited with putting Bilbao, once a decaying, dirty, industrial city back on the map.

The Bilbao Effect

Jay Cross

Walking in and among Serra’s raw steel shapes while listening to him describe the why’s and wherefore’s was a delicious experience. Frank Gehry’s 1997 Guggenheim Museum is credited with putting Bilbao, once a decaying, dirty, industrial city back on the map.

Why Do We Need Learning Campaigns?

Growth Engineering

Some things are more effective when part of a group, as opposed to single entities. Singularly, the ingredients for a cake aren’t appealing, but together, you’ve got a tasty slice of spongy deliciousness!

Learning spaces and places

Learning with e's

Opening up API and allowing users to become developers is the main reason why some start ups such as Flickr and Delicious became so popular so quickly. Tags: delicious affordances Flickr pelc10 design navigation Google Maps

7 Ways To Enhance eLearning With Audio

PulseLearning

All the ingredients should work together to produce a delicious result; however, get one ingredient wrong and you’ve got a culinary fail on your hands. Creating great eLearning is a lot like baking your favourite cake.

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Live Webinar: Microlearning - Why You Should Order the Nuggets!

Limestone Learning

And it all looks so delicious! But like any menu item, it has a time and place, no matter how delicious it is. What are some effective examples of microlearning to get you started? “ Chicken, nuggets, poultry, meat ” by Hans Benn is licensed by Pixabay.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

This same effect is seen in ant colonies and bee hives, as noted in another fascinating article I found in a post by Gisela Jonsson, titled “ Ants are stupid, ant colonies are smart.”

If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

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Celebrity Chefs versus Celebrity Instructional Designers?

Facilitador

The success of the chef is delivering a great (delicious) eating experience. The success of the instructional designer is delivering an effective learning experience.

How to Design Learner-centric Learning Objectives?

CommLab India

So they have to be crisp, clear, and presented effectively. None of us would prefer eating a cake with runny cream and a lopsided base, no matter how delicious it promises to taste; would we? How do we ensure training programs address the performance gaps of learners?

What Are the Characteristics of a Good Learning Game?

Growth Engineering

Many learning managers are driven to despair by learning efforts that yield low completion rates and that don’t appear to have any effect on behaviour. So, how do you know your cake is delicious and irresistible enough?

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1).

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The skillset of a blended trainer or facilitator: technology is overrated

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Another example which I experienced myself: I recently received an explanation from a barista how we could make delicious cappuccino. I am hence convinced a good blended program can therefore achieve more effect.

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

Tag Page - If while skimming the article you visited, it looks like something I might need later (future anticpated information need), then I save/tag it in delicious. Delicious Popular. There is a feed for any delicious page including the popular pages.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

That’s all fair, and we should seek to accommodate as many people as possible in our pursuit of effective training. And yet that’s effectively what is happening when we present text visually and then have someone say it at the same time.

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

By their nature as an easy to update discussion forum/document repository/collective know-how workspace, wikis provide a natural outlet for the sort of informal learning that is so central to any truly effective learning initiative.

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Scarcity or Abundance – It’s Your Choice

Learningtogo

Ever noticed how when you’re on a diet every single ad seems to feature something delicious you’re not supposed to eat? Originally documented in cognitive psychology, the scarcity effect is a well-known principle in economics and marketing, used to predict buyer behavior.

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This Is Your Learner’s Brain on Coffee

Learningtogo

That’s right, your delicious steaming cup of coffee is really a drug delivery mechanism, producing powerful effects. In smaller doses, this effect can make us more alert. It’s been called “ America’s number one drug problem ” and “ a miracle drug for the tired.”

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LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

Delicious: what he uses to save things instead of Bloglines. When you bookmark on delicious, you can also see how others have tagged it. What is effective for one person may not be for another. These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. Weber also points out how effectively additional techniques demonstrated in the movie – like music, movement, and humor – open the mind to learning.

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The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

Dashe & Thomson

Up until now the effects of these failed implementations have amounted to little more than lost opportunities.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

To start answering these questions, we have to acknowledge that formal learning, as we know it today, will not be effective in the future.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

They may by very knowledgeable about the technology behind a tool but can’t bridge the gap to explaining its usage to the people who will be using it, or they don’t know of the most effective learning solutions (e.g.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning theorist Albert Bandura maintains that: “Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. First to prove they are safe and then to prove they are effective.

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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

They found that the employees near the edge of a cluster were more effective at problem-solving than those in the middle of a cluster.

The $2 Whiteboard Shows Power of Peer-to-Peer Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

It’s hard to overstate the importance of learner engagement when teaching complex new material, and in this case the $2 whiteboard is far more effective at gaining that engagement.

Welcome to Eric’s Insights

Count5

I’ve done it several times, and it’s quite effective. The article is a little like watching a video that shows you a delicious cake, but doesn’t share the ingredients, the steps involved or the baking instructions. He calls it Net Effectiveness Score.

What Does UX Have to Do with eLearning? Everything!

eLearning Brothers

Your eLearning course should have the same effect. Learning isn’t any different than enjoying a delicious beverage or using an amazing app: we need to have the user experience (UX) top of mind as we develop eLearning content.

My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It's not “to be.

Dashe & Thomson

Nothing new, really, but it reinforced the idea that effective training can only be accomplished by doing , not being told. In effect, he was driving; I was just executing the commands.

Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the MATRIX Blog

Matrix

It is very cost effective, convenient and learner-oriented, promotes a growth mindset and is objective driven. These audio files may not replace other means of delivering training but they ought to be part of any effective learning team’s arsenal. Delicious cake.