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Using Learning Objects as ?Knowledge Packages? to Achieve Learning Objectives

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Learning objects cover a single learning objective, while acting as autonomous units that can be leveraged across multiple courses. One of the main advantages with e-learning and the delivery of online training is the opportunity to serve learning objects (compliant with SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004, AICC and Tincan) that reflect the needs of your training objectives. What is a Learning Object? How will this learning object be used?

Reusable Learning Object Methodology – A way to design blended learning

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It was in 2004 when I was introduced to the Reusable Learning Object methodology. Our training manager was awesome — he was business savvy, empowered us to do what we needed to do, BUT he didn’t have a learning development background. One day, he confidently instructed us that we now must design our training using the Reusable Learning Object approach. What is a Reusable Learning Object (RLO) methodology?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, January 25, 2008 Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives My recent post on alternatives to listing out learning objectives generated a lot of interest and a good conversation. ( See My Objection to Learning Objectives.) When clients insist on the objectives list, Clive includes an opening scene to spice things up.

Learning Objectives are Dead Unless You Do CPR - Tip #122

Vignettes Learning

Learning objectives are good as basis for defining what we want to impart to learners. Unfortunately, when we stop there, learners find the learning objectives senseless and as a result, disengage and/or skip the objectives altogether. A Linear Structure Kills Learning Objectives A typical course — its objectives, content and context as well as the type of lessons in this course follow a linear structure, which is common in traditional learning designs.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

The article ended with an introduction to ADDIE framework of learning design. The identification of the skills gaps and analysis of this training or learning need is called the Analysis Phase and forms a part of the discovery phase of project management. In the discovery phase, following activities could be involved: Identifying goals and objectives; Taking stock of the existing assets, training, and source material etc.; What is the training effectiveness measure?

ADDIE Model of Instructional Design

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Winston Churchill said, “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” This statement rings true when you are developing your learning and training program. You probably have quizzes, manuals, videos and a plethora of other material that needs to be digested and put into action by your employees, but how do you make this happen with various learning styles and different degrees of training interest? Then, create learning objectives to meet each goal.

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Design Your E-Learning Course Using Gagné’s Nine Events Of Instruction

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To follow the behaviorist approach of e-learning, most industry experts have adopted Gagné’s ­9 Events of Instruction. Over the last few years, e-learning has become the most preferred means of learning for both the corporate and the education domain. E-learning is a cost-effective way to deliver online learning courses to learners worldwide. The self-paced nature of the e-learning experience results in high retention of employees at the workplace.

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. If you’ve ever had to juggle the personalities and opinions of a wide array of relatives at a holiday party, imagine doing the same at a large corporation, where the volume, scope, and network effects of these challenges are magnified 10 or even 100-fold! Instructional Design Practices for Multiple Generations.

Instructional Design Basics: What Is ADDIE?

Convergence Training

Many people who wind up having training creation as part of their job roles have never had a full opportunity to learn about the basics of instructional design, how people learn, and how to develop training. Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you.

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Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

In our first Back to Basics blog “What is Instructional Design?” we talked about the concept and definition of instructional design. This week, we wanted to cover some common terms that you are bound to hear in almost instructional design setting. For the experienced Instructional Designers out there, what terminology did you wish you had known first? Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Such instruction is usually self-paced.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Learning objects that work!

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skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Learning objects that work! Clearly I had some learning to do before October 10th so I can make an informed decision. In addition to an informative website they created a Flash object that did an excellent job in educating me. Here is the French language version.

How to Effectively Design an eLearning Course

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This remains true whether you’re designing a sexual harassment prevention course or instructional web design course. This results in successful learning. Analyze and understand your target audience and their learning needs. What are their knowledge gaps/learning objectives?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." She raised the question about e-Learning content and how well companies keep track of content updates. Can you prove when and how your e-Learning content has changed? What Is Instructional Design? #2

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

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As such, instructors who are new to the online learning environment may feel a lot of anxiety about how best to provide their students with the learning experience they deserve. Do you feel like you don’t have the time to learn online learning best practices? If you need to instruct, support, and teach students online, but struggle to do it in an authentic and personal way, then this guide is for you. Get a free PDF version so you can read it whenever you want.

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When Misused Buzzwords Attack

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Effective. It’s important to realize that these can mean one thing to you and your association and something different to an eLearning vendor or instructional designer. Gamification and game-based learning were covered in their own post, so they’re not included here). A non-interactive version might be a recorded lecture of an auditor discussing how to conduct an audit. Is : Using “non-traditional” learning strategies. Effective. Interactive. Immersive.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design? As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? Dr. John Curry was kind enough to post a really detailed reading list in his post How to Get an Instructional Design Education Without Paying Tuition (gotta love that title!)

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Dr. Kevin Gumienny is our senior learning architect and leads Microassist’s instructional design team. He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Learning management systems that deliver content and administer quizzes. In a higher education context, elearning is often hosted in a learning management system (LMS).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, August 20, 2007 Getting Started in Instructional Design Many readers find their way to this blog because they are interested in learning more about instructional design. Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. My learning has all been completely informal.

Best Practices for Improving Online Courses Using Student Feedback

CourseArc

Like art or cooking, instructional design is a process of continual improvement. Rarely satisfied with their creations, instructional designers revise, update, and improve their courses throughout every iteration of their delivery. The goal is to ensure that the next version of a course will offer an even better learning experience for students than the last one did. Instead, asking “How did this course help you accomplish your learning objectives?”

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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. Julie is the author of the book Design For How People Learn. Chris and Julie discuss the various gaps in student’s learning, and how online course creators can optimize their programs to help their students succeed. Chris and Julie talk about the various learning gaps that are holding students back.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Connectivism: Week 1

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, September 12, 2008 Connectivism: Week 1 With little time these days, Ill be auditing the auditors version of the 12 week Connectivism course happening now. See Christy Tuckers musings on this topic: Does Learning Grow or is it Built? Little nuggets that stand out to me: George Siemens writes, in Connectivism: Learning Theory or Pastime of the Self-Amused?:

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? Cathy confessed that she is sometimes denied some work opportunities because she does not have a degree in instructional design. " (Now, I cant imagine anyone turning Cathy Moore down for an ID job. In the UK, according to Clive, virtually no one has a degree in Instructional Design.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, April 05, 2007 More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design Continuing the PowerPoint conversation begun yesterday here and picked up by Clive on Learning: Dont blame PowerPoint.and Quintus Joubert PowerPoint vs. Interactive Learning. Ive always pooh-poohed PowerPoint as an e-Learning tool.but its all in how you look at, I suppose.

Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction might be helpful as a designer, but they aren’t really supported; you can skip everything but practice with feedback without much change in results. Learning styles (like visual, auditory, kinesthetic) have much less effect on learning results than other factors, but we often focus on them heavily. As a follow-up question , she asked where I learned the above about Gagné and Bloom. Filed under: Instructional Design , Research.

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Converting Classroom Content into eLearning

CourseArc

While eLearning is quickly becoming the more preferred choice for advancing one’s knowledge and learning new skills – especially amongst millennials – not all course content currently exists online. Keep in mind though that not all of your investment in ILT can be directly ported into the distance-learning environment. Here are some best practices to keep in mind when undertaking this conversion exercise: Learning Objectives.

The Difference Between Games, Game-Based Learning, and Gamification

Infopro Learning

Games versus Game-Based Learning. At this point it is important to distinguish between games and game-based-learning as both terms are used interchangeably by many strategists and designers. When you add elements of game theory, or game play, into your learning, and the game becomes challenging with an aim to accomplish a specified set of short term or long term goals, you have created game-based learning. Applying Game-Based Learning. Instructional Design

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Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease. We recently decided to test drive Claro and Composica, and here’s some of what we’ve learned in our exploration of these tools. Truly scalable development requires an authoring tool capable of effectively leveraging the collective skill and expertise of large, dispersed teams. Version control.

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5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development

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With the emergence of new cloud-based software platforms, training companies face the threat of being replaced by online versions, especially for knowledge based training. Large software companies like LinkedIn, with their acquisition of online learning company Lynda, are targeting the training market. We’ve reviewed the marketplace and talked with clients to develop a number of ways to improve training and development to enrich the learning process you offer.

Creative ILT Design: Wow Your Learners

Innovative Learning Group

I’ve had the pleasure of managing many memorable projects during my two and a half years at Innovative Learning Group (ILG). However, there are also those where our clients value our partnership and objectivity as a third party. I wasn’t only managing the project; I also was the instructional designer for the course. My goal was to define different delivery ideas that would enhance the learner experience, ultimately increasing the learning potential.

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Wowing Your Learners

Innovative Learning Group

I’ve had the pleasure of managing many memorable projects during my two and a half years at Innovative Learning Group (ILG). However, there are also those where our clients value our partnership and objectivity as a third party. I wasn’t only managing the project; I also was the instructional designer for the course. My goal was to define different delivery ideas that would enhance the learner experience, ultimately increasing the learning potential.

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Four Fundamental Stages in the E-learning Development Process

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Developing e-learning courses is both an art and a science. The art of instructional design lies in creating innovative and engaging ways to facilitate learning. In this blog post, we’ll look at the science of Instructional Design, specifically with regard to the steps in the Development stage of the Instructional Design Process. We don’t dump the entire client inputs in an e-learning course. What is needed and what is not to create an e-learning course.

Redefining the Taxonomy of eLearning

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The core job of instructional designers is setting learning objectives that identify the content and activities of a course. Instructional designers have for long fallen back on the celebrated Bloom’s classification system, created for traditional classroom training, to define their learning objectives and create courses that meet the needs of learners. eLearning Design Instructional design

THE DUMMIES GUIDE TO DEVELOPING ONLINE LEARNING

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Then developing online learning or an e-learning course might be your solution. And how do you know that developing online learning is the right solution for you? Our Dummies Guide to Developing Online Learning starts with what is e-learning. Then it explains the advantages of online learning. Also, it discusses the types of online learning and what makes great e-learning. What is E-learning or Online Learning? Learning Models.

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Learning Content Development: The Agile Way With Xyleme

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Note from InfoPro Learning: We are not affiliated with Xyleme and did not receive any compensation for this article. One of the many tools that we use is the Xyleme Learning Content Management System (LCMS) for rapid content development and reuse. Xyleme LCMS (Xyleme) is an efficient single-source LCMS that provides the flexibility to work cohesively with our geographically dispersed team of instructional designers, subject matter experts, and customers.

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