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

Association eLearning

So how can we apply this technique toward greater understanding in the eLearning arena? As the old adage goes, “to teach is to learn twice”, and mastery comes to those who apply what they’ve learned. So step one: we want the learner to take an active role in teaching the material that they’ve learned to someone who hasn’t learned it, which is perfect for scenario based learning.

Surf’s Up: Riding the Waves of eLearning Trends

Association eLearning

Every day there are new eLearning trends that absolutely must be implemented immediately. What about making sure learning objectives were met? 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. mLearning is mobile learning , which gives your learner the ability to take their training on the go. Learning Paths.

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Learning isn’t Linear

Association eLearning

To put this into context, let’s take a broader look at how learning occurs. People sometimes think that the rate of learning (skill, knowledge, wisdom, etc.) They picture a line moving steadily upward as a person learns. Learning isn’t linear. To play the guitar, for instance, one must first learn strumming, fret work, chords, rhythm, etc. Learning something new can be an intimidating process. I heard a quote the other day that really got me thinking. “A

Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit. The goal is to figure out which picture card another player is thinking of, based on a hint they provide. I figured I’d have some fun playing with friends and then go about business as usual. Instead, it changed how I think about “meaning.”. Here’s a summary of one of the rounds. The hint was, “I have a dream I hope will come true. That you’re here with me and I’m here with you.” The five picture cards were: 1. A couple playing chess.

Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit. The goal is to figure out which picture card another player is thinking of, based on a hint they provide. I figured I’d have some fun playing with friends and then go about business as usual. Instead, it changed how I think about “meaning.”. Here’s a summary of one of the rounds. The hint was, “I have a dream I hope will come true. That you’re here with me and I’m here with you.” The five picture cards were: 1. A couple playing chess.

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. eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. Give me a learning path, a journey, and support that journey with the courses I need to be better, to grow from an entry level marketing associate to a CMO. The opportunity is there, if only he had access to competency based learning. How do you provide this learning journey? Education and the learning journey is future of associations.

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. Ensure the questions are tied to the course’s learning objectives. Randomize the order of the answer options, when possible (applies to eLearning). If the question is part of a learning activity, however, the feedback can explain why the answer is right or wrong. An effective assessment is a feather in any course’s cap, whether it’s online or on paper.

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. This model is broken up into 5 phases: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. In the first phase, analysis, the problem is defined, the learning goals are established, and the learners preexisting skills are identified.

eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

What do you picture when you hear the word “eLearning”? I’d like to share my first impressions of it, from back before I’d ever heard of “eLearning.” Kid Learns from Computer Games. Looking back, I now realize that I was raised with game-based learning. That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it. What do you think of when you hear the word “eLearning?”.

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. By providing competency-based learning and delivering this through an association.edu model, associations can address the skills-gap, while: – Supplying a skilled workforce to industry. A Social Learning Network. Within this model, Billy can modify his learning profile to target that new role.

Experiential Learning Online: A 'How-To' Handbook

Dan Keckan

An insight into how online learning or eLearning can support experiential learning with reference to David Kolb's experiential learning theory cycle. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Solutions Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Best Practices Experiential Learning

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of the Classroom by Jon on March 21, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Video , blended learning Where do the most innovate ideas in learning come from? Much to his surprise, Khan found his cousins preferred learning from him via YouTube to learning from him in person.

The HR Challenge: Analyze Your Corporate Training Needs

eFront

If there is one thing that holds true for developing eLearning training materials, it’s planning, planning and planning. In fact, it’s not uncommon to spend 40 hours to develop a course to yield only 2 hours of training time. In short, make the planning stage the longest step in eLearning course design! Think of all the trainings left untouched or uncompleted in your learning management system. This will help determine the type of training you need to develop.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Terminology can feel like buzzwords and jargon to the amateur but many are essential knowledge for the eLearning professional. Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. That’s why we’ve compiled this eLearning glossary. Active Learning. Agile Learning.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. link] cfp_edu.htm January 5-8, 2009 College Teaching and Learning Conference and Applied Business Research Conference sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Oahu, Hawaii, USA.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.

I’m Glad Millennials Scare Learning and Development – Part 3

Association eLearning

Part 2 discussed five outdated Learning and Development (L&D) practices and why they don’t work. Here are five updated practices that will help improve your Learning and Development for everyone, not just millennials. Updated Practice 1: Treat Learning as a Process. After a primary learning event (like a webinar or classroom training) sending learners brief, systematic “boosts” about the topic will improve their ability to recall what they learned.