Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning


We have been doodling about leveraging the possibilities these quirky square codes offer while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. What are the possibilities these offer to make e-learning and m-learning effective and powerful? QR Codes serve as one of the most effective and intuitive ways to input our request to our mobile devices. THE JOURNEY: We at Learnnovators have always been excited about Quick Response (QR) Codes.

Performance Support Tools Your Employees Can Start Making Today

TechSmith Camtasia

Performance support tools (PSTs) are used by learning and development professionals to encourage “just-in-time” learning. In this post, I want to share types of performance support that learning professionals deliver.

Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

So welcome to performance support. Today’s session: Fundamental principles and practices of performer support Help you begin the journey of applying them. He sites a study: the # variable for effectiveness in training is manager impact. Allison Rossett – Job Aids & Performance Support. She says “call it performance support and not informal, cuz you can’t get a CFO to pay for informal learning.” This is where performance support comes in.

Stop Wasting Time: Designing Effective and Efficient Learning Systems

Rob Hubbard

What if they could achieve the same performance level in 45 minutes? One of the key things I teach in the ID workshops I run, is to design learning solutions that are both effective and efficient. What’s the biggest cost in any elearning or training programme?

The Bumblebee Effect: How Digital Learners Interact with Information - Tip #143

Vignettes Learning

For example… During a virtual meeting, a person may Skype on their laptop, sharing their screen with the team, while projecting a Google Doc that team members are actively modifying or commenting on collaboratively. Bumblebees are known to be smart, agile, and purpose-driven insects.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Monday, June 18, 2007 Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking From the Eide Neurolearning Blog: Voluntary Control of Attention - Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking There is a yin and yang effect between visual and auditory attention. Mixed visual-auditory stimuli have an underadditive effect, so that if you have to do both at the same time, total brain activation goes down. Maybe the "underadditive effect" occurs when a multimedia presentation does all the thinking for you.

Customer Education: The Complete Guide For Your Business


Its positive effects are numerous. You are providing them with details of the features they should use, how to effectively use them, and best practice advice that shows you are the solution for them. Perform a customer education audit.

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Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

Learning Visions

Accessing learning at the point of need – for performance support or general knowledge discovery. For this to be effective, you have to have usage in your system. And they can take action to improve company performance and organizational objectives.

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Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

Your Training Edge

You can display your PDF, PowerPoint or DOC files for the employees’ edification, as well as videos that directly speak to viewers. These systems would go a long way in improving the performance of your employees and hence, your business.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

3 - Google Docs/Drive. So rather than passing around a number of Word documents and trying to collate the results manually, using a collaboration tool like Google Docs makes this an easy process. But there’s lots more you can do with Google Docs too.

3 ways to reduce training costs while improving outcomes

Epilogue Systems

It will come as no surprise to most people, least of all learning and development professionals, that effective employee training is a crucial component of any organization’s path to sustained excellence. Usually, these decisions result in diminished training outcomes, and/or an overall increase in organizational costs, since a lack of quality training reduces employee effectiveness. Building a workflow training doc? 3 ways to reduce training costs while improving outcomes.

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How to Deliver the Best Onboarding Experience for Your Employees


In truth, it’s a combination of having engaging content and an LMS that has the features needed to effectively motivate new hires throughout their onboarding journey. From the moment a new hire joins your organization, they begin their onboarding journey.

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How to Build Compliance Training in 5 Easy Steps


Create effective and engaging compliance training solutions. Gain insight on training effectiveness. In some cases, a stated need for compliance training can be a veiled effort to solve a performance or process problem. Step Five: Gain insight on training effectiveness.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo. Data Collection : Does the tool provide detailed statistics on individual and/or group performance? It is good at supporting accessibility with its one question per page to make the use of a screen reader more effective. Google Docs Forms Google Docs has a built-in Form document type that allows the creation of a set of questions.

8 Ways to Cover Social Activities in Your Training Course


For this to happen, the group needs to be small enough to facilitate effective interaction. Google Docs and similar tools can be used to make real-time changes. This fosters teamwork and teaches effective communication. Online training is usually perceived as a sole endeavor.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


Whether you want to learn more about awesome eLearning authoring tools, communicate more effectively with your learners, or organize your time better, our list of useful eLearning tools is sure to help. Google Docs. Google Docs provides an alternative to Microsoft Office.

Compelling Reasons to Adopt LMS for Employee Onboarding


Your enterprise can create training courses from scratch, upload existing content from Word docs, presentations, and videos, or use pre-built courses in the LMS library. An effective onboarding program is a critical element of organizational success.

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What is an LMS?


Create courses – Develop elearning content and support training with the help of videos, docs, PPTs, tests, exams & quizzes. Keep a close eye on the performance over a tenure or large group of learners. It is a simple and effortless means of performance measurement.


What is contextual guidance?

Epilogue Systems

It is expensive to gather a group of employees together to conduct classroom training, since the employees won’t be able to perform their jobs while participating in the training session. This proactive assistance provides quick and effective help to employees in the context of performing their work. In the best contextual guidance tools, creating application documentation (which go by many names – job aids, help docs, guidance resources, etc.)

Leadership Training at Aetna using an Online, Connected Learning Technology Platform #ICELW Concurrent Session Notes

Learning Visions

Don''t fall into the ROI trap as a way to measure success and effectiveness. What''s their performance like? Program costs How are they performing against their objectives? Most of the activities were taking word docs, action plans, etc.

Improved Learning Experience Comes Handy With an Employee Training Software


Adding presentations, videos, docs, and images to your training module was never so easy. Training makers of today are also fully integrated with Quiz Maker for performance tracking, review, and assessment. Increased Employee Performance.

The pros and cons of using surveys in eLearning


Surveys are still a staple for many eLearning professionals who believe they offer a simple method for soliciting feedback about course effectiveness. It’s important to consider the limitations of post-course surveys and work to make them effective.

Head to Head: Collaboration vs Competition


Don''t miss eLearning Versus mLearning , Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice , State vs Private Colleges , and be sure to check back for the next post! Google Docs is no longer the only tool on the block; now sites like Doodle , WhatsApp , Popplet , Box , and more are expanding the collaboration marketplace. Within the company, team members collaborate and the best collaborators become the top-performing employees.

Give a New Edge to E-Learning With Online Tools


With clever design, user experience, and multimedia, online instruction can prove to be a more effective learning experience than traditional methods and channels. The certificate provided at the end of every quiz also motivates the learners to learn and perform better.

How to Onboard your Employees with an LMS


Before we get into the nitty-gritty, let’s clarify what is meant by employee onboarding, and why you need software to do it effectively. . Employee onboarding is the process of new staff acquiring the skills and information needed to become an effective member of your organization.

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25 eLearning Tools You Need Now


Once you import PowerPoint content to Storyline , the effects you add will help to ensure that a learner has absorbed important information before progressing. Tool: Google Docs. What it does: Many eLearning professionals use Google Docs as an alternative to Microsoft Office.

Online Learning Space: Why Teachers Should Use It?


Apart from the fact that online learning helps students learn as effectively, if not even better than in a traditional environment, students are also engaged with the content, and they also acquire the knowledge in a way that is more fun and interesting to them.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 3

Tom Spiglanin

In this final installment of this Learning and the Changing Workplace series, I address what I see as the most compelling reason for L&D needs to change the way we work, augmenting or even replacing traditional methods with more responsive and effective approaches in the evolved work environment.

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MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

MOOCs represent the intersection between these two models – knowledge can be transferred quickly and effectively to large numbers of people at the same time and spaces can be created for people to build their own learning networks. These networks are unlimited by physical constraints – employees can connect with each other just as effectively whether they work in the same office, different offices, or different countries.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

Technology's Impact on Learning and Education is Greatly Underestimated We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. There also will likely be tools around: Creating performance support - Learning meets action.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. talks about how learning organizations must transition from the perspective from a training group being an expendable cost-center to a learning capability that's central to organizational effectiveness and performance On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses.

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How To Use E-Learning For Compliance Training


There are several free programs such as Google Docs or Dropbox where you can place these materials. Compliance training in some professions is already difficult to begin with, such as the case of financial institutions, so keeping it simple is key to an effective e-learning course. “E-learning

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 1

Your Training Edge

And that is just at the beginning – as the lesson goes on, the amount of time people can pay attention shrinks to the point where at the end of an hour, they can effectively absorb only a few minutes of information at a time. Although text-based course content can be presented as Word docs and pdfs, most text is organized into hyperlinked web pages for learners to navigate.

Working Smarter, January 2015

Jay Cross

‘I started writing a series of blog posts just before Christmas, under the collective title Brave new world , intending to explore ten patterns (recurring themes) that I see running through decades of research on new ways of working and high-performance work systems.

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Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide


Google Slides is free to use (along with other G Suite offerings such as Docs, Drive, Sheets and more) as long as you have a Google account – which is also free. Once open, you can rename your new Slides doc any time by clicking the Untitled Presentation box in the top left.