Expert Advice from Catherine Lombardozzi: Learning Environment Design

InSync Training

Creating the right learning environment constitutes an important step in the modern instructional design process. What do we need to consider when incorporating learning environment design into our approach? To get started, Catherine Lombardozzi, author of Learning Environments by Design , encourages us to ask, “How do I make a comprehensive learning strategy out of all the ways we can help people to learn, out of all the resources we can give them?”.

The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. By and large, this constitutes John’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE). that a person uses at the individual level to build on his knowledge base.

Discussing 3D Learning Archetypes

Kapp Notes

A few months ago, Tony O’Driscoll and I teamed up with Daniel Bliton and Charles Gluck for a discussion of some of the topics of Learning in 3D, here are the videos.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). But placements are very rich environments with many unique opportunities to learn.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

As discussed. into the learner’s daily environment. Social learning can increase engagement, stimulate discussion, and establish credibility in. periodic “lunch & learns” where employees can discuss the recent training they’ve taken. Seven Simple Secrets to.

5 Steps to Using Learning Environment Modeling Language

InSync Training

Every element discussed and revisited. All instructional designers have a toolkit: a set of processes, applications, and approaches they use to create modern learning programs. High-tech , low-tech, paid, or free, they rely on a myriad of sources to design training that sticks. While toolkits may vary, many instructional designers face a common obstacle: communication. How do we make sure that our stakeholders and teams understand the design vision, execution plan, and associated benefits?

Invite to a Discussion

Kapp Notes

Join Tony O’Driscoll and I as we up to share our ideas and thoughts about immersive e-learning environments. The goal behind the event is that we want the audience to fully experience how engagement and learning can thrive in an immersive Internet environment so the event is limited to the first 40 people who sign up. By boosting user engagement, these environments make it possible to improve learning outcomes online. 3D worlds virtual immersive environment

More Discussion on Personal Work Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

There's some great discussion happening around the issues of control and resulting ownership of work product as we create personal work learning environments. Enterprises that love PLE's Cross battles Downes: is corporate learning corrupt?

Health, Safety, Environment (HSE), Sustainability and e-Learning

G-Cube

Along with providing a safe and healthy work environment to employees, there is also lot of public and government pressure on organizations to go about conducting their business in a sustainable manner – so as to create least or zero negative impact on the environment and community they operate in.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

little emphasis on creating an environment in which. She decides that when she sets expectations, she should also discuss with her team members how she will manage progress going forward. environment which systematically. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR.

Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Mine is the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). An open discussion forum , and. These components work in tandem with the LMS and system reports, which in turn comprise the core components of the Formal Learning Environment (FLE).

Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion

Tony Karrer

I've run across a few different posts talking about Personal Work and Learning Environments which I have tentatively started to call PWLE - pronounced p-whale. This is much like all the discussion around personal productivity tools, but in this case it is more focused on research oriented work that requires learning as a component of the activity. There's a great deal of discussion about whether or not a PLE should be a single tool or a collection of tools loosely joined.

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New learning environments

Learning with e's

Our final #EDENchat of 2015 focused on new learning environments, namely MOOCs, flipped classrooms and blended learning methods. One of the key discussion points was around the nature of these approaches and their effectiveness as learning environments.

“Post once, reply twice”: uninspiring online discussion boards and what to do about them

The eLearning Nomad

Remove the assessment requirement and the discussion boards are (almost) empty. Most students want to work with other students, yet these environments fail to inspire. Although the instruction says ‘discuss’, this isn’t a good start for a real discussion.

State of the Front-Line Manager

the next section discusses, even with. giving them an environment which. State of the. Front-Line Manager Management and Supervisory Skills Development Contents 2 Contents. 6 The Next Step: Bridging the. Learning- Doing Gap Page 18 5 The Root of the. Issue Page 14 4 The unrealized.

3D Virtual Immersive Environment Role Plays

Kapp Notes

A 3D Virtual World role play provides a realistic environment in which two or more people act out a scenario. This type of environment is flexible. In a virtual immersive environment, some of the traditional obstacles and barriers of conducting face-to-face role plays are eliminated.

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

Learning with e's

New trends have emerged including blended learning , personalised learning environments ( PLEs ) Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), mobile learning and the flipped classroom. What are the challenges of these new learning environments?

8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments

eFront

In this article, we’ll share 8 tips on how to make the social learning environment most effective. Minimize Distractions In The Social Learning Environment. Ideally, each activity in the social learning environment should tie into a specific objective , goal, or desired outcome.

Learning Culture: A Workplace Environment for Success (Part One)

The Peformance Improvement

Do you want employees who openly discuss ways to improve performance?

How Video Learning Is Transforming Skill Mastery in Sales

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO, About-Face Development

In this session we will discuss: Why video-learning can better meet the needs of today’s learner in the sales environment. Video learning is not new, but the marriage of video learning and today’s technology is transforming our ability to achieve skill mastery in sales.

What to Do When Discussion Goes Pear-Shaped: Or What I Learned From Reading “Crucial Conversations”

Pract.us

Once you’ve been honest with yourself, you have to create a safe environment for others to share their opinions and feelings openly.

Exciting 3D Event to Discuss Virtual Clinical Trials

Kapp Notes

Join an esteemed panel of industry experts and technology innovators to discuss the current and future state of the Virtual Clinical Trial. virtual immersive environmentInnovations in Clinical Research Workshop. As Life Sciences organizations look to reduce the costs of global clinical trials, innovations in technology, delivery and partnership models are taking shape to “virtualize” important components of the clinical trial process.

3D: TLC Conference Pannel Discussion

Kapp Notes

Mitzi discussed how her research is showing that the power or presence is extremely important for learning in a 3D environment. Dick discussed how he used virtual worlds to open up courses to students and how he visually displayed course requirements and created phone booths for student discussions. Yesterday, I had the privilege of moderating a panel with such virtual world notables as Dick Riedl, Ph.D.,

Environment Matters

Usable Learning

I just read this article that starts out talking about how changing the environment can be key to changing behavior ( How Brain Science Can Save You From The Wrong Job found via the Eide Neurolearning Blog ). This may seem self-evident (Duh – environment matters.),

Four Obvious Things Organizations Can Do in Virtual Immersive Environments

Kapp Notes

Here are four things organizations can do in 3D virtual immersive environments. Virtual immersive environments provide a space in which a meeting can occur that is engaging and provides opportunities to interact with others. Tags: virtual immersive environment

Personal Learning Environments and personal learning environments

Tony Karrer

There's been quite a bit of discussion going on around Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) and personal learning environments. Note: Stephen and I don't agree on using the term Personal Learning Environment (PLE) with capitals to mean a put together system that integrates and supports your personal learning and a personal learning environment (lower case letters, no acronym) as the set of tools you use to help yourself learn (likely not very integrated).

New MOOC Environments: Distributed Open Collaborative Courses

Your Training Edge

Like in the DOCC, this training can be delivered to an entire company simultaneously and virtual spaces like discussion forums, Twitter feeds, and wikis can be utilized to encourage collaboration and sharing across learner groups. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have lately been moving in different directions. Instructors at various institutions have taken the fundamental parts of MOOCs (video lectures, interactive elements, etc.)

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

What is a Virtual Learning Environment? A virtual learning environment is an online system that allows education materials to be transmitted through the internet to transfer knowledge from organization to employee, or teacher to student. Virtual learning environment examples include the following and more, all of which can be accessed via an online or computer-based system: Distance Learning Degree Programs. Advantages of a Virtual Learning Environment.

How to Create an Impactful Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

For organizations that have trained their workforce using an instructor-led or mentor-based format for decades, it might seem impossible for the same concepts to be presented and retained by learners in a virtual learning environment. On the flip side of the coin, in-person training promotes deep learning through a personal connection in a way that a virtual learning environment may not naturally be able to emulate. Key Tactics to Create an Impactful Virtual Learning Environment.

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

I recently had a great conversation with Becky Barch, a performance consultant at the Bank, about her smart application of discussion forum software from ElementK. Becky turned around and used a discussion forum to make the situation better.

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Avoiding Information Overload in Online Learning Environments: An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

The effectiveness and impact of technology-aided learning in the corporate sector is unquestionable. With the aid of technology, training and learning has become more accessible to a wider spread of corporate learners, no matter where they are located across the globe.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful. They see the benefit of the tool in a strict learning environment, but have difficulty seeing its use in an expanded role.

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Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment

Tony Karrer

I've been reading a lot over the past few months around Personal Learning Environments and a lot of related material. What sparks this post is the combination of a recent post by Stephen Downes that includes a brief exchange with Jay Cross in the comments and some interesting discussions in the Enterprise 2.0 I can't claim that I really understand these distinctions, but I can say with certainty that systems or environments that provide support for these need to operate together.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn.

Create an Active and Collaborative Learning Environment for your Course

TalentLMS

Then we will determine how to create active collaborative environments in each. You would become a mentor, moderating and directing discussions. The post Create an Active and Collaborative Learning Environment for your Course appeared first on TalentLMS Blog.

Online communities in e-learning, or personalized learning in a collective environment

Matrix

In order to be able to do so, they must be at least interested if not downright passionate about the subjects being discussed and have an ability and willingness to help, support and motivate others. “Birds of a feather flock together” goes an old and wise saying.