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Benefits Of Personalized eLearning – Featuring A Case Study For Instructional Designers

Adobe Captivate

One of the approaches to meet this mandate is to use a personalized eLearning approach. The Impact And Benefits Of Personalized eLearning. Personalized eLearning is customization of eLearning so that it can meet the specific needs of learners. While the concept of personalization of learning is not new and has been in existence since the 1960s, its adaptation for online training or eLearning is a recent phenomenon. Before – The Traditional eLearning Approach.

10 psychology terms every Instructional Designer should know

LearnUpon

Instructional Design relies heavily on educational psychology. That’s why it’s essential for eLearning professionals to have a good grasp of the basics of psychology and understand how the human mind thinks and learns. In this article, Christopher Pappas from eLearning Industry highlights 10 educational psychology terms that every Instructional Designer should know. 3 educational psychology tips for every Instructional Designer.

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Collaborative eLearning and Instructional Design Dos and Don’ts

Designing Digitally

As convinced as we are about the power of social learning, not all instructional designers actually practice it. Rarely will anyone design something different from what they practically know, mainly because it is much safer, quicker and easier to go with something that has already been tried and tested. Collaborative elearning activities can provide a fresh approach to elearning. ELearning portfolios or peer-to-peer evaluation may be utilized.

The Challenges of Developing Effective Branching Scenarios

TalentLMS

eLearning scenarios are frequently described as having a ‘domino effect’ , because each decision takes the learner on a slightly different path, leaving them with a new set of decisions to make. Active participation in decision-making increases learner involvement, interactivity, and engagement, particularly for more ‘dry’ topics like procedural rules and safety regulations. ? The domino effect should be present throughout the branches of the scenario.

9 Tips To Repurpose eLearning Content

InfoPro Learning

Are you about to spend valuable time and resources developing new eLearning content? Before you do, take a moment to read these 9 tips for re-purposing your existing eLearning materials. How To Repurpose eLearning Content. Repurposing eLearning materials can help you maximize your eLearning resources and reduce development time. In this article, I’ll share 9 tips to repurpose eLearning content that you already have on-hand. Instructional Design

8 Ingenious Ways To Reuse eLearning Content With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

InfoPro Learning

Do you need to refresh your eLearning course without going over budget? In this article, I’ll share 8 creative tips to reuse eLearning content with a rapid eLearning authoring tool. How To Reuse eLearning Content With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool. What do you get when you combine a database full of eLearning content with a robust rapid eLearning authoring tool? Convert Your eLearning Course Into A Microlearning Online Training Repository.

How to Make Sticky eLearning Content

eLearning Brothers

After all the many hours of eLearning content development and design we have done as eLearning professionals, the most important objective is to ensure our learners retain and apply what they’ve learned to memory. In this post, I want go over the Forgetting Curve, how it applies to your eLearning courses, and give some ideas to create sticky eLearning content. For example, in an article in Elearning! Image Credit – Elearning!

8 Common Gamification Mistakes To Avoid

TalentLMS

In this article, I’ll share 8 gamification mistakes to avoid when developing gamified eLearning experiences. Effective gamification requires careful research and clear learning objectives. The learning objectives are the heart of your eLearning course. eLearning badges and points are simply ways to motivate your online learners and improve their morale. Meet with your eLearning team to identify areas for improvement in your current gamification strategy.

Making Scenarios Realistic in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

When writing feedback for eLearning activities, we can do more than tell learners whether their response was correct or incorrect. eLearning lessons teaching computer systems often include knowledge check questions that ask learners to identify which button they must click to start a particular workflow. A conversation can often solicit what you need more effectively than hoping a SME will make those suggestions during a review of your drafted materials. By Shelley A.

How To Motivate Millennials In Online Training: Top 9 Tips For eLearning Professionals

TalentLMS

You need to emphasize the real world applications and benefits of the online training course right from the start, so that they are able to clearly see the value of the eLearning experience. Make sure to include the real world benefits of taking the eLearning course in your description and syllabus, as well as reminding them of these benefits all throughout the eLearning course to increase their motivation. Opinion eLearning instructional design millenials

5 Reasons To Use Video in eLearning

TalentLMS

That’s video-conferencing, video in eLearning , and even those funny cat videos on social media. And what does this mean for eLearning ? Some prefer a combination of visual and auditory instruction, others learn best when reading, and then there are those who like to be more hands-on in the learning process. This makes video one of the most engaging eLearning tools available. Video is one of the most engaging eLearning tools available. Let’s face it.

6 Tips to Create Engaging eLearning Courses

Trivantis

Engaged learners are what we are actually looking for in eLearning. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to create engaging eLearning courses that will allow you to increase your audience’s engagement levels by using a variety of eLearning resources, techniques, and strategies. How to Create Engaging eLearning Courses: 6 Tips for eLearning Professionals. When your eLearning course fails to engage your audience , it means that it simply does not work.

Situated Cognition In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

TalentLMS

Context is key to creating successful eLearning experiences. In this article, I’ll shed light on the situated cognition theory, from its core principles to tips that will help you use it in your next eLearning course. Situated cognition is based on the idea that learning is most effective when it is in context. For example, if an individual needs to learn how to complete a complex task, learning by doing is more effective than simply reading out it in a manual.

Finding the Muddiest Point of your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

This part of your course needs to be reinforced with extra resources and activities. To retain and engage your learners, integrate an activity that helps uncover the muddiest point of the course (so far). This activity has to be social in nature to be more effective. In this article, we will describe an example of an eLearning activity that helps the instructor find the muddiest point of the course. Online Teaching Activity: Create a Video about yourself.

6 Tips To Add Psychological Flow In eLearning

eFront

It refers to the state when one is so focused and concentrated on a particular activity, that they may lose track of time. Flow is widely used in a variety of therapeutic fields, but it can also be a powerful tool in eLearning. In this article, we’ll share 6 tips on how you can integrate a psychological flow into your eLearning experiences. How To Add Psychological Flow In eLearning Experiences. Remove any distractions from your eLearning course design.

Class is over; now what? Informal learning in the workplace

Obsidian Learning

When you’re designing learning, don’t overlook the importance of informal learning. This is learning that takes place outside of the classroom or the eLearning activity. How can you make learning continue to be effective after the learner closes the browser window or leaves the classroom? Build a body of best practices for use in operational activities. Leadership Process Support informal learning instructional design

Applying The Hannafin-Peck Model In eLearning

eFront

Assessment, design, and implementation are the cornerstones of the Hannafin-Peck Μodel. It is the ideal approach for a subject matter that is more complicated, thanks to the fact that it tackles each stage of the eLearning development process separately. In this article, I’ll delve into the basics of the Hannafin-Peck Model, so that you can decide if it’s the ideal strategy for your next eLearning course. A Guide For Applying Τhe Hannafin-Peck Model In eLearning.

60 Questions to Ask in a Post-training Evaluation Survey

TalentLMS

Feedback from learners helps to identify which activities they enjoyed most, what they struggled with and how much they feel they learned. Course evaluation forms can also help to spot areas for improvement, and measure overall training effectiveness. Did the course activities improve your knowledge and skills in the relevant subject? Learning Platform Design and Navigation. Did you enjoy working with a group on team activities?

7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning on Obsidian Learning. They say that knowledge is power, but it’s only powerful if your learners are able to effectively retain and recall the information when the need arises. In this article, I’ll share 7 techniques to enhance knowledge retention techniques you can take into account in your next eLearning course design. Applying Knowledge Retention Techniques In eLearning. Refresher eLearning assessments.

Proximal VS Distal Goals In eLearning

eFront

In this article, we’ll delve into the benefits of setting proximal vs distal goals, and share 4 eLearning goal-setting tips that every eLearning professional should know. Proximal Vs Distal Goals In eLearning: 4 Tips To Facilitate Goal-Setting. At the heart of every successful eLearning experience is a goal. As such, they are essential components of eLearning course design. 4 Tips To Facilitate Goal-Setting In eLearning.

7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

InfoPro Learning

Are you getting ready to outsource your eLearning? In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to evaluate your assets before you outsource eLearning. How To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning. Outsourcing eLearning can help you save time and make effective use of your resources. Thorough evaluations improve eLearning ROI and ensure a smooth collaboration. Form An Outsourcing eLearning Prep Team.

"Learners Don't Know What They Don’t Know"

Vignettes Learning

Using micro-scenarios and story interactions allow your learners to journey through simulated real-life events that help them to relate to it and uncover the embedded learning content.Preview the vignette featured here and reflect on how micro-scenarios and story interactions effectively enable you to enhance the learning process. trainers ray jimenez scenario-based learning learners learning micro-scenarios instructional design conversations vignettes eLearning narrative

"Why Exaggeration Works in Learning"

Vignettes Learning

This vignette is very useful for eLearning sessions that require your learners’ undivided attention, especially those that deal with specific situations that need to be resolved in a timely manner. Face-to-face, eLearning or webinar, this vignette is a sure way to push your learners to the EDGE. Vignettes are captivating and highly effective learning tools that can power up your classroom training, eLearning activities and social learning communities.

Boring Technical eLearning Can be Engaging

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis The challenge in designing technical learning content is how to make it more engaging. Technical information can come alive with the right approach that grabs learners' attention and keep them focused while learning its value and impacts on their jobs. __ How do you make technical eLearning content engaging and interesting? It can be a potent tool in technical training or eLearning.

eLearning Micro-Scenario - What to Do When Employees Pump Up Resumes

Vignettes Learning

Vignettes are proven effective and worthy additions to your learning programs. This vignette is very useful for eLearning sessions that require your learners’ undivided attention, especially those that deal with specific situations that need to be resolved in a timely manner. Face-to-face, eLearning or webinar, this vignette is a sure way to push your learners to the EDGE. Here’s another dose of our weekly vignette, free, as always, for you to use.

Leverage eLearning Scenarios – “Wrong Send-Bad Message” Interactive Vignette

Vignettes Learning

These short, succinct , highly effective presentations create the high-impact approach needed in your learning programs and enhance the contextual dimension of each session. This is a great vignette to use for eLearning sessions that focus on certain issues, especially those that require learners to deal with situations that demand immediate attention. Face-to-face, eLearning or webinar, this vignette is a sure way to push your learners to the EDGE.

Embedding Learning in Stories –“Lost Package” Vignette Featured

Vignettes Learning

Aside from a pre-conceived idea that it is expensive, they are at a loss about how to create their own stories and use them in the learning design. This vignette is very useful for eLearning sessions that require your learners’ undivided attention, especially those that deal with specific situations that need to be resolved in a timely manner. Face-to-face, eLearning or webinar, this vignette is a sure way to push your learners to the EDGE.

Are Trainers Still Needed?

Vignettes Learning

We’ve always felt, thought and convinced ourselves that we control learning because we instruct and teach knowledge. This vignette is very useful for eLearning sessions that require your learners’ undivided attention, especially those that deal with specific situations that need to be resolved in a timely manner. Face-to-face, eLearning or webinar, this vignette is a sure way to push your learners to the EDGE.

"SMACK THE LEARNER ON THE FACE" - Learning from failures - best learning ever

Vignettes Learning

In designing learning that revolves around experiences and stories, " SMACK THE LEARNER ON THE FACE " and put them on the spot, to make them pay attention to learning from failures. This vignette is very useful for eLearning sessions that require your learners’ undivided attention, especially those that deal with specific situations that need to be resolved in a timely manner. Face-to-face, eLearning or webinar, this vignette is a sure way to push your learners to the EDGE.

“I Paid More!” – Dealing with Preferential Treatment

Vignettes Learning

This weekly goal to create short, captivating and provocative vignettes is our answer to the challenge of providing you with a focused and effective learning approach and experience shared between learning professionals and learners, alike. The vignette is great to use for eLearning sessions that need to be focused and straight-to-the-point. Face-to-face, eLearning or webinar, this vignette is intended to push your learners to the EDGE.

8 Best Practices For Designing Gamified eLearning Experiences

Docebo

How To Design Gamified eLearning Experiences. There isn’t any doubt that gamification holds a prominent place in the future of eLearning. This comes as no surprise, thanks to the fact that gamified eLearning courses boost learner engagement , increase motivation , and trigger their competitive nature. However, in order to create an effective eLearning strategy that features badges, points, and leaderboards you should follow these 8 golden rules of gamification.

Sparks Learning Design - Igniting Learners to Think; Washing Hands Vignettes

Vignettes Learning

I call this the Sparks Learning Method of Content Design. Please click to view enlarged and complete image Benefits to the instructional designers and learning professionals alike: • It saves time and effort since they do not have to spell out all the details. It will be effective since learners interact with the story • Learning is short and faster How to get started: (1) Select a small, narrow topic (e.g.

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Policies in eLearning - "Too Much Break Time" Interactive Vignette

Vignettes Learning

Vignettes are effective additions to your learning programs - adding a deeper contextual dimension to your sessions. This is a great vignette to use for eLearning sessions that focus on certain issues, especially those that require learners to deal with situations that demand immediate attention. Face-to-face, eLearning or webinar, this vignette is a sure way to push your learners to the EDGE.

The Ultimate Rapid eLearning Tips and Tricks Guide

TalentLMS

Because eLearning providers, and tools like the learning management system , have made it even more possible for instructional designers to develop and deliver engaging training programs with speed – and without advanced software skills. But rapid learning is not just great for instructional designers and trainers. While the term often refers to a rapid learning development cycle which benefits the designer, it also saves the learner time in its delivery.

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The E-Learning Department of One: Four Survival Skills Needed to Succeed

SHIFT eLearning

Most existing guidelines for eLearning planning and implementation are designed with larger organizations in mind and assume a level of staffing, IT support, and budget because traditionally large corporations are the ones with sufficient resources to create eLearning solutions. A one-man eLearning department must be highly talented and possess a combination of skill sets: he or she should know how to use authoring tools, design, and give a great voice to content.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Download The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data and keep it as your eLearning secret weapon! This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. How to turn learning analytics into actionable outcomes and improved course design. So let’s begin by exploring why learning analytics is an important component of instructional design! (As The Importance of Learning Analytics for Instructional Design.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. Here is this year’s eLearning hype curve: About the Hype Cycle. How we Built the eLearning Hype Curve. We also used a Python web-scraping library to get the titles of webpages shared by the eLearning influencers. A test of proportions was used as a statistical hypothesis test of the specificity of a word to the field of eLearning.).