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.

UL Fun-e-toons:Online Learning

Upside Learning

Related posts: UL Fun-e-toons: Rapid Learning UL Fun-e-toons: Learning Management UL Fun-e-toons: eLearning By Pages.

SA Water & B Online Learning Win LearnX Platinum for eLearning Adoption

B Online Learning

In this post find out the challenges faced by SA Water learning and development and how B Online Learning provided a solution using LearnFlex LMS and developing content with Articulate Storyline that led to a 2016 LearnX Platinum Award for Best eLearning Adoption.

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6 Compelling Reasons to Develop eLearning Content in HTML5

CommLab India

This blog explains the reasons to develop online learning CONTENT in HTML5. Learning Technology HTML5

eLearning Model – Santos & B Online Learning win 2X Platinum Awards!

B Online Learning

We are very happy to announce our eLearning development partnership with Santos has been recognised with 2X LearnX Impact Platinum awards. The Platinum Awards are (click the link to learn about the other award) Best eLearning Model – Online – Code of Conduct Best Bespoke / Custom Learning Program - Unlock Performance and Potential Santos required an […].

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. Learning Paths.

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Learning Myths: Debunked

Association eLearning

Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. Daniel Willingham Learning Styles FAQ.

5 Ideas To Getting Online Learners’ Attention

eLearning Industry

This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Development Best Practices Learners Attention Online Learners Online LearningGetting 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? This article lists down 5 ideas that could work.

The Worst eLearning Course Ever

Association eLearning

This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning. You can help keep bad eLearning away from your association. Start with clear learning objectives, manage the content density, and be mindful of the visual design.

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Don’t Treat Beginners and Experienced Learners the Same Way

Association eLearning

Everyone had to learn everything together though, despite the fact that we were at different stages of learning. Trying to create one-size-fits-all eLearning can lead to similar difficulties. One-size-fits-all eLearning may sound like a good thing, but that isn’t always the case.

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.

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning? Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). There are many different types of eLearning, so it isn’t surprising that they can be divided into categories.

How to Get Ahead in the eLearning Industry

B Online Learning

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.

Make Performance the Goal

B Online Learning

In most, if not all eLearning and classroom courses, one of the first things mentioned are the Learning Outcomes. After all, they’re the purpose of the course. Unfortunately, in many cases, there isn’t a lot of thought put into them.

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry. Yet, how much more could I have learned if I didn’t have to drive across town to take the course?

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

Association eLearning

This is a solid approach and, when used well, can make for great learning experiences. Clearly, this is not what you want to have happen with your eLearning! Many courses rely upon voiceover to help connect with their learners.

Accessibility and Articulate Storyline 2

B Online Learning

If you’re not familiar with WCAG, they cover a wide range of recommendations for making Web content (including eLearning) more accessible to people with […].

Learning and Cognitive Load

B Online Learning

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eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

Trends in eLearning come and go, but a good LMS is forever. Below is a list of eLearning trends we expect to see in 2015. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are definitely trending in eLearning. These are online courses offered to the masses, often for free.

Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training

Association eLearning

Blended learning is not new to training. Yes, you probably do remember and that’s the point of blended learning. Make no mistake, today blended learning goes beyond merely tagging on a movie or performing a Web Quest on the internet. Without Blended Learning.

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. We need to learn how to use it too because we’re falling behind them.

What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”

Association eLearning

It can be difficult to understand eLearning terms when they’re used interchangeably. For example, you’ve likely seen Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) discussed on various websites and company pages.

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Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment

TalentLMS

If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity. This loss of knowledge defeats the purpose of online education! When planning online courses, it is essential to determine the learners’ cultural and language background. This enables the course developers to use neutral and simple language to deliver the content. Opinion eLearning instructional design

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.

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

Why are games so popular, and how can we leverage gamification for association learning? Like any effective learning project, it’s critical to define your audience and determine if gamification is a good fit.

Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best

Association eLearning

Quality assurance, or QA as it is better known, is a vastly important yet surprisingly underappreciated aspect of eLearning. They require their eLearning to use these terms and to follow suit any time they’re mentioned. Chapter 1: The Basics.

The Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy (And when to use each one)

Association eLearning

Incorrectly using empathy over sympathy, or vice-versa, can limit the efficacy of your eLearning program. By understanding the difference and consciously choosing which to use, you will be on your way to tailoring learning experiences to your audience. “Make your audience care.”

If the User Experience Annoys, Fix It.

Association eLearning

That’s definitely not the feeling any association wants its learners to have when they’re taking eLearning. Let’s take a look at some best practices you can use to keep your eLearning user-friendly. I had a bad user experience (UX) at a dollar store a while back.

Learning Management Systems and You

Association eLearning

People always want to know how their association could benefit from a Learning Management System (LMS). They want us to start offering them online. Cue the 1950’s film strip… “Learning Management Systems and You!”. An LMS is a system for managing learning.

Practical eLearning Experience for Universities

B Online Learning

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.

7 Tips for Writing for eLearning

B Online Learning

At some time through your development you are going to find yourself writing text for the content to be included within your module. eLearning Design eLearning Development elearning eLearning content eLearning course design elearning development instructional design online learning

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Designing Scenario Based Learning with Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

So why should your eLearning content follow the one route. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools elearning eLearning content eLearning course design eLearning strategy instructional design Master elearning Course online learning storyline

Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best Part 3

Association eLearning

In our final installment, we’ll look at more advanced techniques that will help your eLearning perform smoothly. So how can you make sure that your eLearning course will work on their devices and computers? Ready for an eLearning Partner? Chapter 3: Advanced QA Testing.

LearnFlex LMS: Implementing User Groups and Communities

B Online Learning

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The eLearning Year That Was

B Online Learning

As the financial year ends I thought I would reflect, with pride, on the year that was – from a Learning Coordinator’s perspective. Articulate eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy elearning Master elearning Course online learning performance storyline

Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

Association eLearning

The deadline for this eLearning was coming up fast and there was no way it could be released to the members like this. I’m talking about innovative, creative, or “different” eLearning. Don’t forget, you always have the option of asking your developer for their recommendation.

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

B Online Learning

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.

The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned From Instructional Design

Association eLearning

Working in instructional design, I’ve had the privilege to learn a little bit about a lot of different fields. Online training will take them away from their work and so will formal face-to-face classes. I’m not a “numbers person.” I never have been. Some people aren’t “words people.”

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.