7 Ideas for Running a Virtual E-Learning Event

LearnDash

Virtual events give your learners an opportunity to connect socially and add to the value of your course. Because of this, it can often be a pleasant surprise to run a virtual event that often requires less preparation, but can draw a higher price.

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Virtual Events are Creating a Paradigm Change in eLearning

Web Courseworks

The current trend of running annual meetings virtually has forced association executives to rethink their approaches to teaching and learning and social networking. Now associations are considering how to design hybrid events that take place both onsite and online.

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Experimenting with conference design

Clark Quinn

In addition to teaching a course on mobile learning, I’m one of the speakers at a new online event. And, what’s nice, is that they’re experimenting with conference design, not just moving straight online. Yet also designed so that you can come in late, or early, and drill into what you want when you want. They’re also planing on having synchronous events – debates, panels, socializing – again using technology.

Designing an Interactive Learning Event

Kapp Notes

An Interactive Learning Event (ILE) can be a game, gamification effort or event a simulation. Technology is not needed, only carefully crafted design affordances. ” Once you have adequately answered those questions, get a group together and brainstorm ideas with subject matter experts, programming team members, artists, game designers and instructional designers. Design Games

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

saturated market, we’ve designed. Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning.

E-Learning events in Australia in 2014

E-Learning Provocateur

iDesignX – Australian Instructional Design Conference. Australian Government Social Media Best Practice Toolkit. • More info: Association & Communications Events. If you are the organiser of one of these events, don’t forget to boil the backchannel …! conference 2014 Adelaide Asia Asia-Pacific Australia Brisbane Canberra e-learning education elearning event Gold Coast Melbourne PD professional development Sydney world

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes. Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning). Informal/Social Learning Design Competencies.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. For the sake of this post, I want to focus on an end goal of collaboration among learners experiencing a learning event together.

Change of Plans: Updates on Degreed Events

Degreed

Current events have certainly altered life as we know it. Like many, we’ve postponed all of our upcoming events and transitioned them to virtual discussions and meetups. We’re optimistic that our in-person events—those postponed, rescheduled, and slated for future dates—will go on as planned, but like you, we’re watching the news and remaining flexible. Upcoming Digital Events. Learn more about this event and register here. . Events

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3 Tech-Powered Tips to Improve Your Association’s Events

Web Courseworks

When it comes to your association, successfully managing your event programming can be a major challenge. Pulling off an excellent association event takes time, effort, and expertise, and it’s no wonder that organizations like yours look toward tech solutions for ways to make this process easier. Luckily, with the right tools, your association can make major improvements to your event management strategy. Choose the right event registration software.

Working with Your Audience’s Learning Styles Part 3: Post Event Digital Strategy

Brella

So far we’ve covered how to incorporate learning styles into conference strategy and presentation design. But If your post-event strategy doesn’t invite attendees to the next level in their development you’ve done it all for naught. Develop a robust digital strategy to extend the impact of your event. Social Learning Through Social Media. After a successful event, you may be tempted to flood your timeline with photos.

Instructional Design for a New Generation

Rapid eLearning

I’m working on a presentation that covers instructional design challenges and wanted to share a few points to consider about course design and how we need to move past the way many of today’s courses are constructed. Course designers need to embrace a new role.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

TOP 9 COMPETENCIES OF AN INFORMAL / SOCIAL LEARNING DESIGNER

Learnnovators

Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes. Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning). Informal/Social Learning Design Competencies.

12 Characteristics of Social Learning

LearnDash

Social learning is being used in organizations of all sizes as it has shown to be quite successful for training and development purposes. Today it has never been easier to incorporate a social learning component into both virtual and live training events. Specifically, using a blended learning approach with social learning components can yield positive results. But the success of a social learning program is only as good as the implementation. social learning

Past Event: Join Me in Phoenix with ATD’s Valley of the Sun Chapter, October 30-31, 2017

Learningtogo

As we all know, informal learning in a social setting is one of the most powerful ways to change behavior and learn new skills, yet many of us struggle to find those opportunities for our own development. Events Past Events AI artificial intelligence ATD ATD-VoS brain cognition education instructional design Learning neuroscience training virtual reality VR

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Learning by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

Origin Learning

Rather, we have stated this example to prove a point: that observation is an intrinsic human technique to learn unfamiliar tasks or behaviors – something that has been theorized by the psychologist Albert Bandura as what he called the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? Bandura’s social learning theory stresses the importance of observational learning, imitation and modeling.

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Last year we've experimented with various social media to improve a sharing event for about 100 participants (for more details see my older blogpost ). This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go. However, in this case the majority wasn't actively using social media. So how can you still use social media? The evaluation was quite positive about the effect of using social media.

In Celebration of Modern Learning Instructional Designers

InSync Training

Today, InSync Training hosts our first-ever Instructional Designer Day celebration. Each year, this informal holiday will include kudos and tips shared on social media using #InstructionalDesignerDay, complimentary content and events, and more. We encourage you to join the virtual party by using the social media hashtag to give shoutouts to colleagues, commenting on this blog, and extending the festivities to your organization! Design Instructional Design

2019 Worldwide E-learning Conferences and Events

ICDTranslation

Only by attending various conferences, webinars, and events, can you be aware of the newest tendencies and technologies used by the leading experts in the industry. . An e-learning event is a wonderful place for a variety of activities such as networking, meeting old friends, discussing new ideas, sharing your experience, becoming more open to innovations. There are various events dedicated to different e-learning topics that are happening outside the USA and are worth visiting.

Fundamentals of Modern Instructional Design

InSync Training

Training has a great track record of successfully teaching learners during formal events, but our programs often don’t address informal learning. And we know learners build critical skills during unstructured, non-facilitated events, like Googling a term or asking Holly in HR for guidance. Nothing we design stands alone anymore, and no moment of learning need goes unaddressed. Instructional Design Modern Blended LearningTraining Magazine Network Recap.

21 BRILLIANT RESOURCES FOR UP-SKILLING LEARNING DESIGNERS (FOR THE INFORMAL & SOCIAL LEARNING AGE)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities. Many Senior Executives like to talk the social media talk. But only 10% walk the social talk!”

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Instructional Design has come a long way. A 2015 research by ATD , titled ‘Instructional Design Now’, which is based on a survey of 1,120 instructional designers provides a current snapshot of ID in organizations and the challenges that they typically face. In 1965, Robert Gagne identified the 9 events of instruction that are used even today as founding principles to guide instructional design.

10 Tech Events Worth Attending

TechSmith Camtasia

Our tech event is taking place this weekend on August 2nd – 4th and welcomes screencasters and visual communication professionals wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting. You can check out what ScreencastCamp is all about in the video below, and even farther down you can see some of the other upcoming tech events you don’t want to miss! Interested in Upcoming Tech Events?

Augmented Reality In Social Media, Marketing, Mobile Apps and More

G-Cube

AR implementation across social media platforms. Some of the popular social media websites are incorporating AR to deliver personalized learning experience. Ink Hunter – This AR app provides different tattoo designs and on which part of body they can go with. Users can virtually try out different designs in the app as per their individual choices. ?

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Man is by nature a social animal, which is why social interactions are crucial to our development at every stage of our lives. Social learning approaches have a 75:1 ROI ratio compared to formal web-based training.

Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I started with a set of questions to address, so I’ll go through their comments in roughly that order (though we didn’t exactly follow this structure): What is learning design strategy? I had in mind the approach taken by an organization to their learning design. What gaps are we seeing in learning design strategy? design strategy

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events. Humans used to learn primarily informally, or socially. Social learning is as powerful as it is undervalued and underestimated. Why have they not boosted their social learning campaigns?

The Future of Organizational Learning event

Clark Quinn

There’s a social networking site for DevLearn, and I’ve created a group for this session. I’ll be speaking also on the topic in a concurrent session as well, on mobile design with David Metcalf in Judy Brown’s Mobile Learning Jam, and with Richard Clark on pragmatic mobile development, but those are topics for another post. I’ve always found eLearning Guild events to be worthwhile, and given the lineup I think this one will be as good as ever.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. In reality, this social LMS feature set was all sales sizzle.

How to Promote Employee Social and Mental Wellbeing

Chronus

This can start with creating workplaces that support the social and mental wellbeing of their employees. What Are The Effects of Poor Social and Mental Wellbeing? Why is it Important to Build Employee Social and Mental Wellbeing?

10 Tech Events Worth Attending

TechSmith Camtasia

Our tech event is taking place this weekend on August 2nd – 4th and welcomes screencasters and visual communication professionals wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting. You can check out what ScreencastCamp is all about in the video below, and even farther down you can see some of the other upcoming tech events you don’t want to miss! Interested in Upcoming Tech Events? News & Events

ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

In a workshop we called “Play to Learn-Designing Effective Learning Games.” Then we had the groups switch with each other and playtest the designs they had created. The goal of the exercise was to apply the skills learned in the beginning of the workshop and to provide the attendees with concrete evidence that they could design learning games for their organizations. ASTD ICE learning game design workshop resources. Random Events.

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Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. Instructional Design (ID) is a process or systematic approach to developing the various learning courses or programs. Enough has been written about ID and its various theories and models that define the various approaches or strategies to learning design.

Using Social media to promote your courses or events

Arlo Training & Events Software

Nearly every business is using social media to promote their offerings and connect with customers. Social media is an effective means of closely communicating with your followers in a less formal environment. Social media isn’t a new concept, but for many training and event providers the practical outworking of social media marketing may in fact be a new thing. Video is increasingly capturing majority of the attention to be had on most social media platforms.