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Finding The Best Microlearning Methods For Your Team

SmartUp

You can try a variety of different microlearning methods and see how your team responds to them. Microlearning Methods. This allows learning to become more flexible and, in turn, more effective. The key aspect of this method is to keep it short and simple.

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 you create a secret group this hides the group and all its content from anyone else on Facebook. Here are the steps you need to take to create your private Facebook group. Login to your Facebook account.

5 Tips to Conduct an Effective Staff Training Session Online

Your Training Edge

With so many people choosing to work online and in virtual offices, it is important to make these training sessions effective, so we’ve prepared 5 practical tips to help you. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook. .

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, March 14, 2008 Instructional Strategies? What instructional strategies do you use to make your content more memorable and engaging? What Is Instructional Design? #2

#Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Blog Book Tour Recap

Kapp Notes

The blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has come to an end. Kapp: The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education - If you are in the training and education space, you cannot not have this book.

Effective Training Visuals—Directing the Eyes

OpenSesame

This is the second in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. The last method for directing the viewer’s eyes—and their attention—is to use visual clues.

Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete

OpenSesame

We’re back with the fourth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. Jeff Dalto is an Instructional Designer and Trainer at Convergence Training.

Ruth Clark: eLearning and the Science of Instruction: A 10 Year Retrospection

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from December 13, 2011: eLearning Guild Thought Leaders Webinar Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer’s book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning – now in its 3rd edition. Smart phone…search functions…facebook/web 2.0…gaming…the Some instructional methods for beginning learners may degrade learning for experts. (it Instruct, Demo, Practice, Feedback.

How to Build High Impact Courses that Get Lasting Results with Instructional Designer Julie Dirksen

LifterLMS

Learn how to build high impact courses that get lasting results with instructional designer Julie Dirksen in this LMScast episode with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. I’m not an instructional designer and necessarily a teacher per se.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject. We can shape the gamification discussion about the sales training to be more instructionally sound than if we were not involved or left out. Week One Recap.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. They found that the employees near the edge of a cluster were more effective at problem-solving than those in the middle of a cluster.

5 Ways to Improve Online Course Completion Rates

LearnDash

Still, there are some tried and tested methods you can use to improve completion rates for all your online courses. If you do not want to host your own forum, a Facebook Group can be very effective. When your students join a course Facebook Group, posts from the group will appear in their Facebook News Feeds. Students can continue to be members of the course Facebook Group even after they complete the course. instructional design

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Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal.

10 Tips to Effectively Use Videos in eLearning

KZO Innovations

When it comes to eLearning, video can be a powerful tool – but in order to be effective, it needs to be utilized correctly. Here are ten tips on how to effectively use videos in eLearning. Videos are particularly effective when they can demonstrate the “how-to” or “how-to-not,” especially when the eLearning course revolves around customer service and sales. You can incorporate a video in your eLearning course in the beginning, the middle, or the end for a dramatic effect.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

These people hold the secret to effective networking – it’s not all about you ; it’s about all of you.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

This assimilation of many generations — and many perspectives — under a single roof can often pose organizational, managerial, and instructional challenges. Instructional designers must take these audience attributes into consideration when designing training modules.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

This same effect is seen in ant colonies and bee hives, as noted in another fascinating article I found in a post by Gisela Jonsson, titled “ Ants are stupid, ant colonies are smart.”

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

How about an instructional designer? If you’re thinking about repurposing an old PowerPoint presentation with tons of text (there was a lot of information to cover), you might want to consider hiring an instructional designer. Share this on Facebook.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

The Learning Circuits

The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject. We can shape the gamification discussion about the sales training to be more instructionally sound than if we were not involved or left out.

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

The use of different delivery methods and learning strategies helps maintain engagement. Can take more time to plan and execute effectively. Share this on Facebook. What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning?

If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

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Top 4 Things You Can Learn from Buzzfeed (and #2 will blow your mind!)

Association eLearning

While many may feel that these kinds of sites are heralding the end of intellectualism, no one can deny they’re effective for driving traffic. So, without further ado, here are four ways BuzzFeed dominates their industry and how you can use their methods to dominate yours.

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

Association eLearning

The alternate course could be incredibly effective and engaging, but if you’re not expecting it it’ll probably come as quite a shock. Trying something new can be stressful, but there are ways to try new eLearning methods that make the experience easier. Share this on Facebook.

Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

It’s easy to say, “Let’s match the training methods to the knowledge and skills we want our members to gain.” They make sense of instructions and can visualize how to follow them. That way they’ll be able to follow instructions on how to use it. Share this on Facebook.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand.

5 Ways to Tell Stories in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

So once we’ve assembled an instructional story, how can we include it within an eLearning lesson? They’re a relatively quick read, an effective method for displaying dialog, and visually engaging. If the rest of an eLearning lesson follows a standard, templated look, using fun images can contribute to the story’s attention-grabbing effect. not including dialog), then a timeline format may be an effective way to communicate a sequence of events and consequences.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

Though a variety of models guide our instructional design work, I’d argue that ADDIE functions as the basic backbone of the process. Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Nine Events of Instruction and Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles each describe models that guide eLearning lesson design from start to finish. Two more articles offer design-oriented food for thought: Amazon Would Make a Good Instructional Designer Six Principles for Sticky Ideas.

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Using Video in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Video, when used properly, can be a very effective tool in supporting the learning process, whether as a part of an eLearning course or as standalone videos delivered via mobile devices. For mLearning delivery via mobile devices, video is a very effective way to deliver a quick message as a standalone delivery, and I’ve found it works best when kept to 5-10 minutes for each clip. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.

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How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

You can design training courses that are highly effective at developing skills and competencies. Marketing: The Instructional Business Blind Spot. I call them instructional marketers (or marketing instructionalists). “If you build it, they will come.”

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Gamification in ACTION

Learnnovators

Gamification increases participation in online communities, with an average of 13 percent more comments, 22 percent more sharing on Twitter and Facebook and 68 percent more content discovery.” – Gigya Survey.

Designing eLearning for Schema Theory

Integrated Learnings

If you’ve attended this type of workshop, or if you’ve seen an interview with someone who has a remarkable knack for recalling seemingly random items, you may already know the method. Regardless of which instructional design model is your favorite – Gagne’s nine events of instruction , Merrill’s first principles , or something else – stimulating recall is likely an important component of it. Schema theory also supports the effectiveness of stories and scenarios in learning.

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6 Techniques that Stimulate Recall in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

If you’re familiar with Gagne’s nine events of instruction , you know that one of the early steps in the instructional design model involves stimulating recall of learners’ prior knowledge. While these are all potentially effective methods for stimulating recall or prior knowledge (depending on your audience, the content, etc.), You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

LearnDash

How can mobile learning make blended classrooms more effective? Problems aside, the educators who are able to effectively combine mobile learning and blended learning will have set themselves up for a successful learning program.