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Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. But that doesn’t mean technology is all leaders need to learn. The ability to interact smoothly within these two landscapes is the essence of what it means to be effective now and in the future. Therefore, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways.

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. When you create a secret group this hides the group and all its content from anyone else on Facebook. Login to your Facebook account.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

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The Most Invincible Features That Any e-Learning Mobile App Should Have

Your Training Edge

ELearning has existed for years as a future-driven and sophisticated facet of the educational industry, but only recently it evolved faster with new features, value additions and learning experience design elements. The emergence of mobile apps coupled up with augmented and virtual reality, more scope of incorporating personalized learning experience and several other factors together made eLearning more sophisticated and future-ready. Live Learning Sessions and Sessions.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, and as a result, more effective. They help foster peer learning and the development of personal learning networks within, and even between, organizations. Tin Can is an application programming interface, or API, which is essentially a method that allows information to be shared across software programs.

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Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program

Gyrus

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program. Statements like, “how do we make our learning program work for us?” ” or “let’s get social with our learning plan.” ” But, how do you get your learning program up to speed? Are there already social components in your current learning mix that you are using? A newer more professional network which needs to be linked to your learning approach?)

Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Docebo

We use sites like YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook not only to connect with each other, but to learn from one another. Whether it’s learning how to give yourself a fade at home during COVID-19 from your favorite local barber (we don’t encourage this), or learning to bake bread (this is probably fine), one thing has become clear: social and collaborative learning are what we’re used to. What is Collaborative Learning? Collaborative Learning Benefits.

5 social learning tips to enhance your blended learning strategy

Wizcabin

Blended learning is a strategy that has been in existence for some time. Today, with constant digital transformation, this learning strategy is becoming a trend. Even though some companies haven’t dumped the traditional modes to favour eLearning, blended learning is turning to be the sure route. What is social learning? Social learning is a method of learning in which employees can acquire new behaviour through observing and interacting with others.

Gen X in the Workplace

Coreaxis

Let’s examine the characteristics of Generation X to gain insight into the training methods that would best work for them. Naturally, this means that self-directed learning is especially popular and effective with Gen X workers.

7 Key Benefits of Game-Based Education in a Digital World

Hurix Digital

Taking the students from one academic content to another with the least possible deviation in teaching methods. Game-based education is a type of innovative teaching methodology that defines learning outcomes. From a refreshing teaching approach to ensuring better learning outcomes and retention among students, game-based learning has begun to revolutionize higher education. So effectively, students are the co-pilots of the learning process.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

The Future of Corporate Learning. One of the “most effective remedies” mentioned in the report for this growing skills gap is to improve employee retention rates. Top 4 Learning and Development Trends in 2020. Action learning projects. Adopt AI for personalized learning.

How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT

Your Training Edge

Despite spending billions of dollars on training programs, many companies have not been realizing significant ROIs, mainly because within a year employees forget 90 percent of what they learn. On the other side, companies are expecting to realize a return on their T&D investments, and they are using both better training methods and better analytics to ensure that they do. Better Learning Formats. Social and Mobile Learning. Credentials and Informal Learning.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Even with the help of the newest technology tools to communicate and educate including social media, wikis, and Google, we still need to transform our ILT classrooms and training sessions into integrated blended learning environments.

Make Learning Learning Viral-Worthy to Make It Last

CLO Magazine

According to Facebook, in the phenomenon’s first three months, more than 17 million videos related to the Ice Bucket Challenge where uploaded to the social media platform and viewed more than 10 billion times by more than 440 million people. Substitute learning for any number of ideas or causes an organization is trying to sell, and it’s easy to chuckle at the thought of something like, say, an operations management course ever breaking the internet.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. We make the learning experience as real to them as possible. This approach also encourages the collaborative and social learning experience.

Getting the Board behind Online Learning Part 2

Association eLearning

In a previous blog post I shared my tips for making an initial pitch for online learning to your association’s board of directors. Are you ready to move on to the “exploration phase” of your quest to implement online learning at your association? The eLearning industry is incredibly advanced and has grown to include very innovative technology and methodologies such as immersive 3D learning environments and multi-player learning games. Share this on Facebook.

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Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related).

Virtual (Learning) Reality

CLO Magazine

In-person learning should remain a significant part of any development program, but virtual learning is slowly becoming the new normal. The challenges faced by learning and development leaders have never been more complex. Virtual learning may help in combating these challenges. With virtual learning, content can be consumed anywhere, any time and on any device. Online learning, to a large extent, is slowly becoming the new normal.

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences

TalentLMS

Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Or what you learn about a colleague when you assist in their orientation process. Much of what we learn in the “real world” happens informally, and often without our awareness. Using your learning expertise makes all the difference.

“Brain Freeze: Does your eLearning System Cause Learning Paralysis?”

Vignettes Learning

However, the influx of information to an individual’s brain may prove to be debilitating to one’s decision making process or may result to learning paralysis for learners. Avoid the Zombie Tech effect. _ A serious side effect is “ brain freeze.” learning 2.0

Gamification in Relation to User Engagement

Your Training Edge

Gamification is used in applications and processes to improve user engagement , Return on Investment , data quality , timeliness , and learning.”. One such example of this reward-like system is Facebook’s Farmville developed by Zynga back in 2009. schedule, pace of learning and replay ability of material being presented). By building a narrative around the simulation, the user (player) is drawn in to a different world and immersed in the learning environment.

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

I thought it would be good to offer a series of new posts around some of the messaging we'll be sharing with the gathered mobile learning community at DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, California which starts later this week.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? In his book, Brain Rules , Dr. Medina provides 12 simple rules that encapsulate what current science knows about how the human brain learns.

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10 Informal Learning Activities to Boost Employee Engagement

KnowledgeAnywhere

When we think of a learning environment, we most often think of a classroom. You might be able to guess some of the formal learning characteristics since you’ve experienced them all in the classroom: A teacher offers the information to the student(s). Specific objectives tell the student what they need to learn by the end of the formal learning course. An exam (or another method) assesses what the student has learned.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes.

Beginner’s Guide to Microlearning

Ed App

Microlearning is a highly efficient learner-centred teaching mythology that transforms what we understand as traditional eLearning and brings it into the Mobile learning revolution. What is bite-sized learning? Why is it important to break down the learning content?

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

Another year comes towards to an end and its been another year of great reading for anyone with an interest in learning. Once again I have read from a wide range of areas, all with something to add to how I think of learning. Not a standard learning text by any means!

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7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction

Learning with 'e's

That never worked in the student bar and it won''t work on Facebook. Student groups tend to set up their own Facebook groups anyway, without any prompting from their teachers. When I''m invited in to a Facebook group or Google Hangout, I tend to lurk until asked a direct question. I have managed many meaningful conversations with students about their work through this method, both during lessons and also post-lecture, but it''s clearly not for everyone.

LearnDash 3.0

LearnDash

Not just in WordPress, but across the entire e-learning industry. Beautiful & Effective Course Templates. Either the visual experience is too minimal with just plain-text, and therefore not contributing to an engaging learning experience. Your students have a poor learning experience and your brand suffers for lack of professionalism. My entire professional career has been in the e-learning industry. LearnDash 3.0

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10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

According to Wikipedia, a learning management system (LMS) is software that administers, documents, tracks, reports, and delivers learning materials, agendas, or educational programs. For example, an individual looking out to venture in online learning and training industry will focus more on eCommerce features such as the abilities to sell and earn from the courses. A responsive online learning and training solution can solve an array of problems by default.

The Ultimate Guide to Engaging Your Employees in Onboarding and Training

Impart!

The evidence is in: learning and development is more important than ever before. You guessed it: 46% of employees cite a lack of new learning opportunities and professional growth as a reason for their disengagement. Encourage a culture of learning. You’ve seen all the signs.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape - Free as in Freedom , November 2, 2010I am with Mark Oelhert this morning in his all day workshop about the tools of the Social Learning Landscape. Are apps the future of e-learning? Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. few concepts have longevity such as “how effective is technology enhanced learning when contrasted with traditional classrooms?&#.

Learning Outcomes

Tony Karrer

My post on learning goals has some great feedback via comments and a couple of blog posts. The focus of the post is really about the design of informal / social learning experiences and my belief that they need to have context for what I call Directed Learners. Particularly, there still needs to be Learning Outcomes defined. But please don't read Learning Outcomes to mean Learning Objectives. We aren't sure what they will learn."

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Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Here are the slides from an online session I did yesterday on Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace. Google, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia for homework, the school’s VLE/LMS, instant message, text, profile on a social networking service like Facebook or MySpace.). To learn, I sat in a classroom for years, so it would be normal to expect to sit in a classroom to learn at work. Know the learning theories behind your craft damn it!