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.

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.

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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.

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?

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.

Discussion with Lucid Meetings

Kapp Notes

And of course none of those apps helped us prepare for the meeting or follow-through on the discussions, action items, or decisions we made during the meeting.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

So the formal training needs to be sustained, and a powerful way of doing that is with an informal learning environment. User-generated content (UGC) is not a novel concept, but most of us in the corporate sector have barely scratched its surface.

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.

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).

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.),

EdisonLearning Officials Discuss the Future of K-12 Education

Kapp Notes

Recently I attended an online discussion facilitated by the educational company EdisonLearning who recently acquired a product called Provost. The goal of the discussion was to talk about the acquisition of the new product but also to discuss the future of education as EdisonLearning envisons it.

“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.

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.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal Learning Environment.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

For the purpose of our discussion, we will group managers, line supervisors, and key regional business leaders together as “stakeholders”.

Targeting 6 Social Learning Needs in eLearning Environments

SHIFT eLearning

Our respective environments actually shape our brains and the rest of our bodies. An interesting three-minute video by Paul Burow discusses the application of neuroscience to organizational development. It’s time to enable the social learning mode!

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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

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.

Webinar Video – Learner Driven Learning Management System in a Global Environment

Upside Learning

For all you folks who couldn’t make it to our webinar with Brandon Hall Group, titled Learner Driven Learning Management System in a Global Environment held on 22 nd March, here’s a recorded video that will transport you back in time.

Individual and Team-based Critical Thinking Skills in the eLearning Environment

eFront

Current pedagogy and andragogy research and practices are rife with critical thinking strategies in the learning environment. Team-based Component that is best carried out in the peer-based and collaborative learning environment.

Reinventing learning spaces

Learning with e's

Phone charging station at Stratford Shopping Centre, London I have written extensively about education spaces, architectures for learning , and personal learning environments. campus design dialogue discussion education environment learning personal power school Technology university

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.

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How important is engagement of students in classrooms?

Raptivity

Community interactive learning PowerPoint Active classrooms conventional methods of teaching discussions and activities learning environments learning with games school experience understanding and retention of the concepts using interactive contentIt is often said that education is the shortest route to success for any country as it helps overcome many evils. Educating the masses is a herculean task but again there is no magic trick to education. Think about your [.].

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.

2016 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

Kapp Notes

the entire concept is discussed and several example software solutions are provided. A number of large and various serious companies have approached me discussing how VR can fit with game-based learning and gamification. Games Gamification virtual immersive environment

Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience

Kapp Notes

In a recent article 3 Instructional Design Strategies For Virtual Reality Learning , I discussed three (among many) instructional design strategies for VR: Conceptual Orienteering, Critical Incident and Operational Application. Walking around and taking action in a VR learning environment.

Reflections of a mooc unvirgin

E-Learning Provocateur

The virtual classroom environment was well structured. An announcement board kept us up to date, the discussion forums were easy to find, and the final assessment was explained clearly from Day 1. With 42,000 participants, it was inevitable that the discussion forum would be swamped.

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Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

In an earlier post, I described an ad-hoc social learning environment where a blog was set up to drive learning for a group of 40 executives in a company, spread over multiple locations. Recently, this environment was put to use again to conduct a program titled BaseCamp 2011, where nearly fifty managers got together to learn select topics in strategy, finance and leadership. With the TeemingPod discussion feature, it was a snap to create ten small groups.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today. Beyond Learning Systems : This highly captivating story discusses how the power of Experience API could be extended much beyond ‘learning’.

Creating Secret Facebook Groups to Create Class Discussion

DigitalChalk eLearning

When looking to find an effective method to create discussion for your class, training, or just group discussion, creating a Facebook group is a great way to do this. When teaching an online class having a discussion room and areas to ask questions will enhance the online learning environment for the student. Just like you would have a conversation in the face to face class an online classroom needs this discussion atmosphere as well.

Teaching and learning through dialogue

Learning with e's

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post entitled '' Learning as dialogue '' which was essentially about how students can learn through conversation and by discussing their ideas with each other.

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Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

However, research has documented instead that innovation is the product of an environment where ideas can gestate and interact. Steven Johnson, in his 2010 book, “Where Good Ideas Come From,” discusses the role of networks to support innovation, and again the notion of time comes into play.

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.

Why Every Great Workplace Needs a ‘Classroom’ Environment

Mindflash

Our workplace brings our employees into events that require them to think, learn and practice – then provides immediate feedback – an optimal learning environment. Use the events of the day to improve skills, discuss opportunities and to learn to be responsive.