Learner-Centric eLearning Design

B Online Learning

Years ago when I was learning to be a teacher, I was quickly thrown in the deep end to teach a group of adult learners. I still remember the feedback from the teacher who observed my first lesson; she said I needed to be more ‘learner-centric’. Prac teaching’ can be a daunting experience. It took [.].

Custom eLearning Development: 3 Modern Learning Trends That Will Drive Future Success

Infopro Learning

Investing in online learning programs enables organizations to provide more flexible employee development programs that better suit modern learners. Creating custom eLearning solutions with varying learner paths increases the relevance of training content while boosting learner engagement.

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How To Plan Learner-First Training Design

Dan Keckan

The learner-first training model is simple but radically different from the way a lot of organisations train. Here's how to take a learner-first approach to planning for training designing. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Learner-Centered DesignThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How To Design Learner-First Training

Dan Keckan

The learner-first training model is simple but radically different from the way a lot of organisations train. Here's how to take a learner-first approach to training design. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Learner-Centered DesignThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Stop Thinking Like an Instructional Designer, Start Thinking Like a Game Designer

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Professor of Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University

Instructional designers tend to think content first and action second. Game designers tend to think action first. Simply changing your mindset from instructional designer to game designer will help you to create engaging and effective instruction. In this unique gamified webinar, Karl Kapp will help you make that shift.

How to Design Courses that Keep Learners in the Zone

LearnDash

Courses lose learners when they are either too hard or too easy. One of the greatest challenges for online instructors is to keep their learners motivated after their initial burst of excitement. The first task is to make sure your learners are signing up for the right course.

Instructional Design 3.0: Designing the Learner’s Journey - Part 1

Allen Interactions

Instructional Design 3.0: Designing the Learner's Journey - Part 1. We've made important strides in instructional design over the last couple of decades and now we're about to take one more momentous step. Custom Learning Learning eLearning Instructional Design

LxD: Designing for Learners, Not Just Content

InSync Training

Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Modern LearnersHave you ever been sent to training that just didn’t ring true?

Who is the Blended Learner?

B Online Learning

The needs of the learner are paramount when developing a single course, an entire curriculum or a blended training program, as […]. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles authoring tools blended learning design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design elearning development instructional design learner centric Master elearning Course

How to Design Performance-Based eLearning Interactions

Tim Slade

One of the most important lessons I learned when I first started designing and developing eLearning courses was the importance of building performance-based eLearning interactions. When I first started as an eLearning designer, I remember being constantly reminded of the importance of making my eLearning content interactive. And to be 100% honest, when I look back on my early work as an eLearning designer, I can say that I had no idea what I was doing.

Return on Learning from Every Angle: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Accurately reporting the Return on Learning for an eLearning program is more complex than a traditional ROI calculation can convey. To get a full picture that goes beyond financial gains, you need to incorporate the perspectives of the Triple Bottom Line of Learning (TBLL) and what is important to each party involved: the C-suite, the learning team, and the learners. Join Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist at Inno-Versity, and Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead of Inno-Versity, as they conclude this series by highlighting key strategies and techniques to help you compile a TBLL Report for your next learning initiative.

How To Incorporate The Laws Of UX With Designing Learning Experiences

Dan Keckan

Designing online learning with the learner in mind allows us to consider the way they think, process information, and behave online. Check out this article for tips on how to transfer the science of design to your next learning experience!

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Learner Centric eLearning Design

B Online Learning

The post Learner Centric eLearning Design appeared first on B Online Learning. Articulate Design DevelopmentYears ago when I was learning to be a teacher, I was quickly thrown in the deep end to teach a group of […].

The Secret to Add Value to Learning Outcomes

Dan Keckan

eLearning Solutions eLearning Interactivity Interactive eLearning Learners Engagement Responsive eLearning DesignSolid learning outcomes are essential when planning a curriculum. If they are so important, what is the secret to make these learning outcomes performance-oriented?

Blended training – Design and Delivery for Online Learners

Infopro Learning

Blended learning has long been a popular corporate training design approach. Blended programs help engage learners by providing training content in multiple formats to maximize effectiveness. In this model, 70% of training is designed using experiential training delivery methods.

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

5 Ideas To Getting Online Learners’ Attention

Dan Keckan

Getting learners' attention and holding onto it is a problem that most course creators and educators face. So what can they do to bring learners in and keep them engaged? eLearning Design and Development eLearning Development Best Practices Learners Attention Online Learners Online LearningThis article lists down 5 ideas that could work. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Different Ways to Assess Learners Online

B Online Learning

There are many different ways to assess your learners in an online setting. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy Facilitating eLearning adult learning principles assessment authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design eLearning strategy Master elearning Course motivation online student

4 Pillars Playbook: Creating Interactive eLearning Instructional Designs [eBook]

Dan Keckan

This playbook has tips to develop interactive instructional designs that spark meaningful change. Instructional Design eLearning Development eLearning eBooks eLearning Interactivity Interactive eLearning Learner Engagement

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Learner Engagement: Behavioral, Cognitive, & Affective

Experiencing eLearning

We’re all looking to improve our “learner engagement,” right? ” This dimension of learner engagement deals with people’s emotional responses to learning. Thanks to Cara North for sharing resources from her presentation The Case of the Disengaged Learner.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

Learner-centered, or…

Clark Quinn

I’m wondering about ‘learner-centered’, and it may seem churlish to suggest otherwise. First, ‘learner-centered’ (apparently also known as ‘ student centered ‘) is used to take the focus away from the teacher. My worry, with learner-centered learning, is that we may become too accommodating. It could be too easy to cater to learners. I’m arguing for ‘learning-centered’, not learner-centered. design

3 Tips To Meet Modern Learners Digital Expectations

B Online Learning

With the increased demands on employees, the ubiquity of information and the digitalised lifestyle, it’s no wonder that learner behaviour and their expectations of digital learning content has changed. What does this mean for those of us who design learning? Speed, convenience, relevant objectives and quality information is important to the modern learner, so filter out the nice to knows from the need to knows. This also applies to today’s learners.

Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

He asked, “Is the 45-minute course you created a good use of 45 minutes of the learner’s life? “Learner experience” (LX) is an emerging buzz term that originated from the software world, which focuses on “UX” or user experience. The question the speaker posed at the conference goes to the heart of what an effective user experience (aka learner experience) delivers to someone, which is three things: 1. It has huge relevance to effective learning design.

Engaging Learners Through Design Strategies

Dan Keckan

Engaging design strategies are essential in order to keep your employees interested and loyal. These 3 strategies can work in any scenario and are guaranteed to transform the way your learners react to your training program.

How to Create Engaging eLearning Through Visual Design

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, Award-Winning Freelance eLearning Designer

The effectiveness of any eLearning course is only as good as its instructional design. But can instructional design alone make an eLearning course engaging and effective? The truth is, good eLearning design is more than just instructional design. An engaging eLearning course uses visual design, graphic design, and user interface design to help elevate the instructional design. In this session, you’ll learn more about how to use visual design to create engaging eLearning content.

Use Gamification to Put Your Learners at Risk!

B Online Learning

Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design gamification instructional design Master elearning Course Last week I presented at the iDesignX conference in Sydney. It was great day and it was wonderful to connect with some many other eLearning practitioners and meet the Articulate legends a.k.a Tom Kuhlmann and David Anderson.

Establishing A Learner-First Training Model

Dan Keckan

In a learner-first training approach, trainers always start with the learner. The learner is the basis for every aspect of a company's training strategy; from the company's learning goals to their learner pathways, to the tools that they choose to train and the way they design their training. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Learner-Centered Design Online Training Strategy

Does Your Course Suffer from Learner Burnout?

LearnDash

Online education offers learners many benefits—from increased accessibility, flexibility of schedule, and a wider range of courses than traditional education can support. But it does have a down-side, and that is that many learners who sign up for online courses struggle to complete them.

What does an instructional designer do?

PSB

Instructional Designer on the eLearning Hemisphere. Online learning has transformed how learning is imparted to the learners; it makes learning simpler, easier, and more effective than the traditional teaching method. This is where the instructional designer’s role comes into play.

View from the Learner's Perspective: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Learners make an investment when they participate in learning initiatives - an investment that is often overlooked. Their schedules, priorities, and even their colleagues’ schedules are impacted. The Triple Bottom Line of Learning acknowledges the learner as a crucial stakeholder in the learning process. Join Miriam Taylor and Lonna Jobson of Inno-Versity as they continue in this series by looking at eLearning from the learner's perspective!

Game Design: Magic Spells to Get Learners Spell-bound with Learning

G-Cube

Let us face it, all learning and development professionals want to copy this engagement magic in their eLearning efforts—finding the spell that pulls the learner in with almost zero distraction. And it differs based on the wish you make (the learning objective you want your learners to meet)!

Enabling Virtual Learners By Design

InSync Training

This is the first post in a series of six which will examine how to design effective learning environments for virtual learners. Blended learning Virtual Learners We all know that the use of virtual classrooms, e-learning, and blended learning has gone beyond a trend to become an accepted and permanent part of the learning mix. It’s hard to find a subject that isn’t, in some form and at some level, taught online.

Critical Elements of Instructional Design

LearnDash

Critical Instructional Design Components. Accessibility: Presenting the content in a way that does not require the learners to rely solely on one ability or sense. Aesthetic-Usability Effect: How a learner perceives more aesthetic designs as easier to use and understand than those that do not take aesthetics into account. This makes it easier for the learner to remember the details being presented. instructional design

Webinar Summary: Designing for the Modern Learner

Origin Learning

The post Webinar Summary: Designing for the Modern Learner appeared first on Blog - Originlearning. Webinar Elliott Masie learning design Modern LearningIntroduction Hosting thought-leaders, for thought-provoking discussions, is a regular affair at Origin Learning.

5 Tips to Engage Gen Z and Millennial eLearners in 2020 and Beyond

Speaker: Nick DiMaso, Learning Content Manager and Technologist at BenchPrep

If 2020 hasn’t radically changed your approach to your learning program, it’s time to get in the digital learning game or risk being left behind. But if you’re searching for current, new ways to engage people online and keep your business thriving, look to your youngest learners. In the next 5 years, Millennials will comprise 75% of the workforce, and Gen Z is right behind them. To future-proof your learning program, make sure your content is designed with these young professional learners in mind.

Protagonists Should Be Like Your Learners

Experiencing eLearning

The protagonist should be someone your learners identify with. In workplace learning, that means the character has the same or a similar job as the learners. The learners should recognize the problems the character is dealing with and ideally share the protagonist’s goal.

Context In eLearning: 6 Tips To Help Online Learners Contextualize

Dan Keckan

All your effort to provide interactive eLearning content may go to waste if it doesn’t resonate with online learners. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Solutions Learner Engagement Learning MotivationIn this article, I’ll explore the importance of context in eLearning and share 6 tips to help your audience contextualize. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

8 Visual Design Mistakes to Avoid When Developing eLearning

Tim Slade

When developing an eLearning course, it’s easy to put all of your focus towards the instructional design aspects of the course. And while instructional design is a vital component to the effectiveness of an eLearning course, other elements can either help elevate your course content or detract from it. One of these elements includes visual design. When you’re new to eLearning, it’s easy to make some fundamental visual design mistakes when creating a course.

Enabling Virtual Learners By Design: Creating Collaboration

InSync Training

This is the third post in a series of six which examines how to enable virtual learners. A key to enabling virtual learners is to design opportunities for learners to interact and collaborate. Unfortunately, building collaborative exercises remains a major stumbling block for instructional designers when creating virtual or blended programs. Design collaboration Virtual Learners

Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

Microlearning isn’t just a way to design new learning; it can be a way to revitalize existing content too. Join Margie Meacham for a webinar breaking down the neuroscience behind microlearning, and providing a step-by-step method for reviewing and converting existing content.