How to Develop ELearners’ Critical Thinking Using LMS?

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How To Develop ELearners’ Critical Thinking Using LMS? Critical thinking, according to The Critical Thinking Community, is a process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning and communication. eLearning

Chunking Information to Design eLearning

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This blog post covers a recent online conversation I had with an attendee at one of our eLearning Design Essentials workshops. How do I convert a large training manual into a short eLearning module? The ‘nice to know’ information can then be included as links to further reading etc.

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Resources for Finding Out How Long it Takes to Develop eLearning

Kapp Notes

A question I am constantly asked is “How long does it take to develop…&# you can fill in the rest with Instructor-led training, elearning, simulations, etc. Several people have attempted to answer that question in 2003 I gathered data and information about the times it takes to develop instruction and then my colleague Robyn Defelice and I explored the idea in 2009. Design develop

eLearning as Part of an Informal Learning Strategy

Integrated Learnings

Do you have a similar story of unstructured, experiential, informal learning? Jay Cross, known for his informal learning research, tells us that approximately 80% of workplace learning occurs informally. In contrast, only 20% of organizations’ learning budgets go toward enhancing informal learning. And can eLearning become part of an investment in informal learning? He was on to something with his 3-minute eLearning methodology. By Shelley A.

Visuals and Visual Thinking

Association eLearning

They convey a range of critical information, in the moment of need, with minimal text and little time available for mental processing. Logos, billboards, icons, infographics, memes, and other visuals are everywhere. A picture is supposedly worth a thousand words.

Blended Learning: What’s all the fuss about?

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Learning and Cognitive Load

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In summary, to assist learners in transferring information from their working memory to their long-term memory, we need to present the information in such a way that it reduces extraneous cognitive load (non-relevant items) and, if possible, increases germane cognitive load (items […].

Practical eLearning Experience for Universities

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One of the great aspects of our Master eLearning Course is that it brings together people from a diverse range of industries and backgrounds and many are brand new to the eLearning space.

Creating Real Engagement in eLearning

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In the eLearning space, a phrase that I see used a lot – to the point of overuse – by designers and developers is their ability to ‘create engaging eLearning experiences’. Authoring tools alone can’t create engaging eLearning, at least not without human input, so it’s up to us!

The Magic of Microlearning

Association eLearning

A traditional eLearning course on car maintenance might be several hours long and have general divisions like, “Engine Maintenance,” “Tire Maintenance,” and so on. There’s lots of good information in there, but it’s not so great if you just want to know one thing.

Not All Micro-Learning is Created Equal

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They also fly in the face of the claim that “the shorter, the better,” as some eLearning gurus would have you believe. This number is likely a range found in many informal studies of video length. Training & Development elearning micro-learning training

Surf’s Up: Riding the Waves of eLearning Trends

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Every day there are new eLearning trends that absolutely must be implemented immediately. Stop drowning in information, consider this your surf board, to ride the waves of eLearning trends. Paddling, Popping up, Carving, and Wave Riding: Four Important eLearning Trends.

3 Questions to Consider Before Developing New eLearning

Association eLearning

Developing new eLearning is a big undertaking. Having a solid grasp on your goals and resources keeps the project on target and getting these answers early on gives you the information you need to create a detailed plan. Why are you considering developing this eLearning?

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary.

The Evolution of eLearning – A Science Geeks Perspective

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Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy Informal Learning Social Media adult learning principles authoring tools elearning eLearning content eLearning course design online learning rapid authoring tools storyline technologyIf you’ve had a chance to read my last blog you may have guessed that I have a general dislike for most formal education.

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When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

It’s important to realize that these can mean one thing to you and your association and something different to an eLearning vendor or instructional designer. With that said, let’s look at some common eLearning buzzwords. Is not : “Click here for more information.”. Interactive.

eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Previously we dug into the alphabet soup of eLearning terms and acronyms. ADDIE- The ADDIE model is a process used by instructional designers and training developers offering guidelines for creating effective training. Review the current state and develop a plan for improvements.

Three essential components of participatory e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

When running face-to-face workshops while doing development work in Africa in the nineties and later, it was considered important that we use ‘participatory’ approaches instead of the commonly used top-down techniques like lecture-style presentation. It remains an essential part of the training philosophy in the development sector. Because training for development isn’t just about enhancing skills – it’s about empowerment. Developing strategies for action.

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

One of the biggest pain points of eLearning development is not being able to quickly issues. The answer to almost all your eLearning questions are in Google, but you need to know how to find them. This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search.

Designing Scenario Based Learning with Articulate Storyline

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So why should your eLearning content follow the one route. Studies have shown that the amount of information and practical knowledge retained by adult learners, [.].

How to Write Good Assessment Questions

Association eLearning

This is true whether you’re making an eLearning assessment or writing questions for a traditional in-classroom test. Randomize the order of the answer options, when possible (applies to eLearning). Introduce new information during an assessment or knowledge check.

Dense eLearning Isn’t Smart

Association eLearning

That’s not something you want to see in the feedback for your association’s eLearning. Luckily, there are ways to make eLearning more digestible, regardless of the subject matter. Think of your eLearning as a pool. Only include essential content in your eLearning.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

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They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. How interactive your module needs to be, comes down to the definition questions you asked prior to entering into the development phase of your module. Level I interactivity is great for simple information.

I’m Glad Millennials Scare Learning and Development – Part 2

Association eLearning

It’s a crisis of outdated Learning and Development (L&D) practices. This is especially true if they had information thrown at them all at once in a single, content-dense sitting. Information overload is not a good thing.

How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it? If you said ‘yes’ to any of those questions, you might need to stop and take a good long hard look at the way you develop your modules. Come to think of it, is eLearning the right solution at all? Should this be eLearning?

The student will become the master! But how? Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning

Association eLearning

When teachers and learners want to convey information quickly there’s always a temptation to rely on definitions and a sampling of big picture ideas to help the learner hit the ground running. So how can we apply this technique toward greater understanding in the eLearning arena?

Top 4 Things You Can Learn from Buzzfeed (and #2 will blow your mind!)

Association eLearning

These can help increase engagement and retention with your eLearning content. If BuzzFeed can make people excited about taking a quiz, wouldn’t it be great if you could do that with the quizzes in your eLearning?

3 Tips To Meet Modern Learners Digital Expectations

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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. Have you ever turned to YouTube for information?

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Don’t Just Tell, Show: the Value of Examples

Association eLearning

Uninspired eLearning tends to fail on both of these points. You could just tell them by sending out an e-mail or making an eLearning course full of animated text that lists all of the information. I found something interesting while cleaning off an old shelf recently.

Flow Theory: Captivate Learner Attention With Online Training

Content Raven

Research shows that early online training curricula often transmits information ineffectively without factoring the psychology of cognitive flow. learning and development elearning professional development employee engagement learning online training learning culture

Fighting Forgetfulness

Association eLearning

You put information in it to preserve and use later. When you need that information again you remember it, “taking it out of the fridge” so to speak. In your brain, unused information gets tossed out too. Fortunately, information doesn’t do that.

Don’t Treat Beginners and Experienced Learners the Same Way

Association eLearning

Trying to create one-size-fits-all eLearning can lead to similar difficulties. Let’s look at the differences between how new and experienced learners process information. To her, each of the instructions conveyed a lot of information because she knew what they meant.

Not all e-learning design has to be responsive

The eLearning Nomad

Each new version of Articulate Storyline (DynaMind’s preferred tool to develop these stand-alone modules) has improved ‘responsiveness’. Yet, not all of the e-learning modules developed by DynaMind are responsive.