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Writing Daily Reports as a First Step to Strong Team Building

Your Training Edge

Effective teamwork is a key to success for any company or organization. However, effective teamwork does not appear from nowhere. Team building has become an integral part of effective employee management. Methods for effective team building.

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Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with e's

Photo by Florian Klauer on unsplash I have been privileged over the past few years to have garnered a good audience for my writing. As this blog approaches 8.5 I have doctored the image with speech bubbles to illustrate my zeal for educational blogging (read it to discover the joke).

8 Incredibly Effective Strategies to Build an Email List from Scratch

Your Training Edge

While social media marketing is taking the world by storm, email marketing is still the most efficient method for acquiring new customers. Email is 40 times more effective at this task than Facebook or Twitter, and building an email list is essential for any business.

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. A simple quiz may be appropriate, or you can present them with cases and ask them to write an essay.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

As she writes: “A recent Gallup study found that firms with engaged workforces have 2.6 While Cisco’s success may be partly attributable to the ability of social media to effectively eliminate distance, you don’t need to be a multi-national to reap the benefits. Blog this!

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers. The forgetting curve will may not be able to do its job so effectively with SoMe to deal with.

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. Check out her blog to keep up to date on her progress with that one, and definitely give it a read when it’s available.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? If a receipt looked suspicious, players could write a description and hit an Investigate This! Blog this!

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. Check out her blog to keep up to date on her progress, and consider reading it out when it’s available.

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? The potential to increase meaningful learning and decrease training frustration is incredible, if we can figure out a way to do it effectively.

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Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. 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.

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. In my last blog post I wrote about leveraging the Law of the Few to manage change in the workplace. Blog this!

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. Or, only write books which tap into intrinsic motivation. Week One Recap.

7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Look at your goals and create an effective strategy. This method helps learners improve their performance practices. Blogs are needed. At least post a link to the current tutorial which can scrutinize efficient methods to perform the task.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

The Learning Circuits

Week One Recap The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. She was also “offended” that during the tour I offered a whitepaper for anyone who wanted to leave a comment on every blog entry. I admit my error and will make the whitepaper available freely to anyone (of course I have to write it first—it will be available end of May).

The Ruin of Education in Our Country – a Positive Thing

Steve Howard

I was amused by this blog post - Ballpoint pens… the ruin of education in our country - that Jane Bozarth shared on Twitter. They don’t know how to write on a slate with­out get­ting chalk dust all over them­selves. When they run out of ink they will be unable to write words or ciphers until their next trip to the set­tle­ment. I remember being told that if I didn’t learn to write as beautifully as my sister, then I would never get a decent job.

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

Association eLearning

As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. Who will benefit, and how will you show that this method will engage your learners better than traditional training methods and courses?

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.” Then take a good look at the action verbs you used to write the objectives. Share this on Facebook.

How to Market Your Online Course on a Budget

LearnDash

Even if you’re working on a limited budget (and if you’re starting from nothing you almost certainly are), there are several cost-effective ways to get your course off the ground. You don’t have to have a perfect, fully-developed website, but you do have to have a blog and somewhere to direct visitors so that they can learn more about your course. A Facebook page is not enough. Start writing. The short answer is: if you blog it, they will come.

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Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. Three more articles focus on specific components of those models: 6 Techniques that Stimulate Recall in eLearning 7 Techniques to Capture Attention in eLearning Start and End eLearning Courses with Methods That Facilitate Learning. E = Evaluation (measure the solution’s effectiveness). By Shelley A. Gable.

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7 e-Learning Trends You Should Follow in 2018

Your Training Edge

And while the application of e-learning methods tends to grow with the advancement of technology, you need to keep an eye on the latest trends that are going to set the tone for the future of e-learning. Love to write blogs endlessly and enlightening others.

Freinet and social media

Learning with e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use. 2) Enquiry Based Learning Method.

How Course Creators Get Leads Through Content and Scale Revenue Through Smart Promotions with Marketing Professional Daniel Daines-Hutt

LifterLMS

To provide some context and social proof, Daniel shares how he wrote eight blog posts in two years, and his second article got 50,000 visits, which led to 3 million dollars in client requests. They can make videos and write all day long, they’re just not sure how to do it.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

Over the course of the past year on this blog, I’ve described several ways MOOCs are already changing training and development. 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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Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

To start answering these questions, we have to acknowledge that formal learning, as we know it today, will not be effective in the future. This position is well-articulated in this post by Jay Cross at his Informal Learning Blog. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Cammy Bean’s latest blog post provides many ideas as well as real-life examples for Using Social Media for Learning. As I write this blog, the man now has 94,894 followers on Twitter and every major news outlet in the world is scrambling for an interview. Blog this!

Games in Learning: Review of Grockit.com

Dashe & Thomson

Those of you who visit the Social Learning Blog frequently will know by now that I’ve been on something of a “games-in-learning” kick for a while. With that in mind, I’ve been reading up on how schools and educational companies have been using new technologies in their teaching methods.

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5 Ways to Tell Stories in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

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. It also opens the door to a more informal writing style.even a bit humor. not including dialog), then a timeline format may be an effective way to communicate a sequence of events and consequences. By Shelley A. Gable.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. This is a list of 50 of those methods. Daily log – individual employees writing or recording learning from each day of work and then discussing their observations with co-workers.

Five Tips From Stacey Harmon for Integrating Snagit into the Getting Things Done Framework

TechSmith Camtasia

Because of it, she’s able to stay organized and on top of things, even while running a business, flying across the country to give presentations, and writing books — all the while maintaining her other interests.

What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

WBT Systems

Here are a few other ways to test an idea and assess demand: Create a lead magnet (an ebook or report) related to the course topic and send traffic to it via newsletter links, Facebook ads, and other paid advertising. And, did you use the most effective marketing tactics for that segment? You most likely promoted the course in newsletters, but next time, try some of these other methods. Do this on your website, blog, and online learning catalog. You were so proud.

Specifying a Criterion in Performance Objectives

Integrated Learnings

If you’re in the Design phase of a training project, you’re likely formulating performance objectives and selecting instructional methods. But the goal of this post isn’t to provide a crash course on writing performance objectives. Many of the resources that explain how to write objectives suggest that a criterion should be specific and objectively measurable. But how do you write an objective when the criterion is more qualitative than quantitative? By Shelley A.

Complete Guide To Promote Your YouTube Video

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We will outline the best ways to understand the methods of marketing your videos online and try to get the most views out of it. It is one of the effective point helpful in promotion. For YouTube video promotion, you should at least have a Google Plus, Twitter, and Facebook profile.

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

WBT Systems

Influencer social proof takes advantage of what marketers call the “halo effect.” Who are the thought-leaders writing for industry publications or websites or hosting podcasts or videos? Submit ghostwritten guest posts to and purchase sponsored content (native ads) on other industry websites and blogs. #2 You first need a method to request and receive testimonials at scale, for example, automatically emailed evaluations.

Just Add Images: How to Improve Content Performance

TechSmith Camtasia

In one study they shared personal blogs vs government medical sites. The results were that people trusted the personal blog more, simply due to the design of the content. If you’re writing a lot on the topic, then surely you must be an expert.