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.

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

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.

What You Need to Know About Privacy and Personal Information Training

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This is a scary statistic and the worst thing is that a lot of these problems have happened because employees haven’t been dealing with personal information properly in the first place. The post What You Need to Know About Privacy and Personal Information Training appeared first on GO1 Learning. Learning Technology Professional Development eLearning personal information privacy

Keeping the Learning Going

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Recently, I was talking to some friends of mine who work in learning and development and they were telling me that it’s coming up to that time of the year when everyone needs to retake their mandatory eLearning courses on privacy and bullying & harassment.

eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

Every year around this time, we discuss the eLearning trends for the next year. These are the eLearning trends for 2018. If you missed our recent webinar on this topic, check out the recording for great information on the use of story and games.

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eLearning Trivia

Association eLearning

It’s time for eLearning Trivia! What does “eLearning” stand for? d)informational conflict. Which of the following is the correct relationship between “motivation” and “information”? a)Motivation is less important than Information.

How to Get Ahead in the eLearning Industry

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I recently received an email from a past Master eLearning Course (MEC) student wondering what else she could do to keep her new eLearning skills fresh and up to date.

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.

How to Become an Industry Pro

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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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Surf’s Up: Riding the Waves of eLearning Trends

Association eLearning

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.

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More on defining e-learning, elearning, eLearning…

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Blended Learning: What’s all the fuss about?

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7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 1: Assessment

Your Training Edge

In many cases, informational course material is the best way to start with an e-learning program. How much money will you have to spend on e-learning development and delivery? Building an effective e-learning program is a seven-step process.

Why Storytelling Works In eLearning

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One of the most effective ways to convey information in eLearning is by getting your audience to care about the content. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Scenario based learning Brain Facts eLearning Content Development eLearning Development Best Practices Learners Engagement Storytelling In eLearning

How do you build eLearning?

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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?

Road Trip USA – Vegas & Richmond

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Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy Informal Learning Learning Management System Mobile Learning Social Media certified training elearning lms yukon Some of the B Online Learning team have spent the last few weeks in the USA. We like to travel every few years to keep up to date with industry happenings and more importantly to see what’s on the horizon.

The Magic of Microlearning

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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.

Can We Learn Online By Utilizing E-Learning Tools?

Your Training Edge

Since the development of the Internet and various e-learning tools , people have been looking for efficient opportunities to learn online. Thus, it helps us find information faster and easier.

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Learning Management System Basics (LMS)

Your Training Edge

Along those lines, managers can coach employee development using the information from the LMS. The manager can also pull transcripts to make sure that learning has been a part of the employee’s development, especially when performance evaluation time arrives.

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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. Lately we’ve noticed increasing numbers of people enrolling from the University (Higher Education) and the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sectors. We […].

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?

3 Questions to Consider Before Developing New eLearning

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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?

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!

Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend

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But this can lead to “content fatigue,” where they try to cram in every last tidbit of information on a given subject. Clearly, this is not what you want to have happen with your eLearning! Many courses rely upon voiceover to help connect with their learners.

How can we develop e-learning that respects adult learning principles?

The eLearning Nomad

Repost and update from ’ Can we develop e-learning that respects adult learning principles? ’ (November, 2013). Fidishun (an andragogy expert) says this means that “adult learners resist learning when they feel others are imposing information, ideas or actions on them.”. We build self-paced training on a backbone of mini-scenarios so the focus is on doing and inquiry rather than information. The post How can we develop e-learning that respects adult learning principles?

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.

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.

Enhance Digital Learning Experiences with Video

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So why would you want to sit through an eLearning module that goes for an hour and a half? If you had the option to complete a 1 hour eLearning module on building a timber deck, compared to a 5-minute video which would you choose? So, what about our eLearning modules?

Learning isn’t Linear

Association eLearning

That is to say, the foundational information one must gain to be a human is staggering compared to the refinement that comes later. Not just in terms of the information but also in the way it is presented. I heard a quote the other day that really got me thinking. “A

Don’t Treat Beginners and Experienced Learners the Same Way

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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.

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?

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.

The Content or the LMS? Which Comes First?

Association eLearning

Will they have blocks of time at their computer or will they be getting the information in snippets on their mobile devices? Once an LMS is selected, there is still time to continue developing content. You need both. Without content the LMS is an empty cookie jar.

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 […].