How Writing a Learning Journal Can Increase Critical Thinking Skills

Absorb LMS

Keeping and contributing regularly to a personal learning journal can be an effective way to encourage reflection and develop critical thinking skills. Fourth, writing things down in a journal also allows us to ‘clear our minds.’ Remember reflection?

How to Make a Learning Journal in Adobe Captivate

eLearning Brothers

Journaling is essential if effective learning is to occur in a learning module, call it a learning journal. In fact, journaling is an important tool because it encourages reflection, critical thinking and group discussion.

GAME Digital and House of Fraser Clean Up at the Training Journal Awards

Growth Engineering

Since we found out that we’d been shortlisted for three Training Journal Awards, we’ve been marking off the calendar and counting down the days until the big announcement. The post GAME Digital and House of Fraser Clean Up at the Training Journal Awards appeared first on Growth Engineering.

Inspecting the STM journal market


Inspecting the STM journal market. Publishers in the science, technology and medical (STM) journal market have a lot to think about. The STM journal market today is a field in flux, with publishers experimenting with new formats and release strategies.

We’ve been shortlisted for three Training Journal Awards, along with House of Fraser, Steinhoff and GAME

Growth Engineering

The Training Journal Awards shortlist has just been announced, and our retail clients have had a whopper of a start to the contest! Their learners are extremely engaged, the training has proven cost-effective, staff performance has increased, and fewer employees are leaving the company.

New frontiers opening for STM journals


New frontiers opening for STM journals. Current movements within academic publishing provide a great example of this effect. The age of print journals could not have supported the kind of instant ecosystem fostered by these community interactions.

How to Create a Learning Journal to Go with Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I received a lot of questions about the learning journal. So in today’s post we’ll look at the basic structure of the learning journal and how you could use something like it to complement your elearning courses. The Value of a Learning Journal. Using a Learning Journal.

Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom

Kapp Notes

Instructional support to help learners understand how to use the game increases the instruction effectiveness of the gaming experience by allowing learners to focus on the instructional information rather than the requirements of the game. Effective Electronic Gaming in Education (Vol.

STM journals cited as example of publishing progress


STM journals cited as example of publishing progress. E-journals can serve as highly effective showcases for research today, especially as they move away from simply replicating the physical magazines that were once the lifeblood of the industry.

How to Build Effective Mentoring Relationships

A 2013 study in the Journal of Vocational Behavior found that mentors enjoy greater job satisfaction and career success than non-mentors. Strong mentoring relationships benefit mentor and mentee alike. Mentoring others is good for your career.

Tips for Effective Questions in eLearning

B Online Learning

Here’s some tips for effective questions. For example could you use a short answer interaction, an essay response, a branched scenarios with points awarded depending on the path chosen, or even a reflective learning journal instead?

Delivering Effective Training in the Work Environment


The key is to present information in a way that all students can learn effectively and apply their knowledge in the workplace. Level 4: Present information effectively. This will effectively target different learning preferences. Learning styles differ from person to person.

The hidden audience effect

Learning with e's

In effect, S'cool Radio is taking a similar approach to Dave Mitchell's Quadblogging concept but developing it in another direction. What both projects have in common is their capitalisation on the 'hidden audience' effect. A splendid time was had by all at yesterday's bMoble12 event.

A Recipe for Modern Learning: Ingredients for a Deliciously Effective Learning Ecosystem

eThink Education

Thankfully, there are numerous options in today’s ever-evolving learning landscape, enabling one to pull together the right ingredients to create a “deliciously” effective learning ecosystem. So what are the essential ingredients for today’s most effective learning ecosystems?

Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

He says that the tools are still too new to gauge their effectiveness, but that they seem to be catching on among consultants. So far, the tactic has proved effective. Gaming Theory Gamification Learning Circuits Blog Wall Street Journal

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How to Empower Managers to Onboard Effectively


According to the Academy of Management Journal, it typically takes new employees about 90 days to adjust to a new job. While those steps make for a great start, effective onboarding goes a step further. The post How to Empower Managers to Onboard Effectively appeared first on Everwise.

The Psychology and Neuroscience of the Underdog Effect: Why We’re all Leicester City Football Fans!


“ The Underdog Effect ” was published in the Journal of Applied Psychology in 2008. This self relevance is a critical piece to understanding the psychology of the Underdog Effect. Another study looked at the underdog effect from the aspect of fairness.

How Sales Process Training Can Be Made Effective With eLearningc

CommLab India

According to this journal on scenario-based learning, this way of learning helps improve decision making skills. To be in a state of blissful ignorance is no longer bliss. A sales rep accountable for his sales targets can’t stay aloof from the entire sales process.

Are You Asking These Questions to Build Effective E-Learning?

Rapid eLearning

How we view effective elearning is somewhat subjective. If it’s not, then how can it be effective? Following are some keys to effective elearning. Our solution was to build a learning journal to go with the information.

What’s the Best Way to Measure E-Learning Effectiveness?

Designing Digitally

With e-Learning playing an increasingly important role in the training of employees, what is the best way to assess the effectiveness of our efforts? And even more to the point, is it the best way to evaluate the effectiveness of e-Learning?

Why the Right Vocabulary Is Key to Effective Training


Corporate training pro Catherine Lombardozzi, who writes the blog Learning Journal , recently articulated that view, which reflects both evolving notions about how we learn as well as the introduction of new technologies that make sharing expertise far simpler.

Gamification must be specifically targeted to be effective


Gamification must be specifically targeted to be effective. Gamification is coming to the workplace in a big way, but if it isn't used properly it won't have the beneficial effect companies are looking for.

Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of training: Lessons from a Legend

Origin Learning

Kirkpatrick , Professor Emeritus, University Of Wisconsin first gave his ideas for a series of articles to be published in the Journal of American Society of Training Directors in the year 1959, hardly had anyone anticipated that this was to be the stuff of legend. When Donald L.

Designers should have a “chess game” design perspective in mind…

Coffee and Design

Jason goes on to discuss that by having a Davies’ “chess game” design perspective in mind, the designer can better develop instruction that can be aligned against measurable objectives as well as have an innovative, effective, and efficient instructional event.

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Is Virtual Reality Training in Your Future?


Check out this recent Wall Street Journal video article that features Mark Bolas, one of ICT’s directors, talking about future uses of virtual reality beyond gaming and the military. E-learning Effective Learning Techniques Games and simulations

Training, Myths on Learning, Obama Effect, & Discussion Network

Big Dog, Little Dog

An 'Obama Effect' on Blacks' Test Scores? In a paper under review at the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Friedman and colleagues present findings suggesting that Obama might close the black-white gap in scores on standardized tests.

eLearning Development News » Better learning through gaming

eLearning Development

Identity in a digital age

Learning with e's

We wanted to test out our ideas on the 'celebrity effect' in which people change their behaviour when they meet face to face with a famous person. In my conclusions I noted: " The celebrity effect has obvious consequences for the promotion of pro-social behaviour.

Designing Learning for Work (ID)

Learning Cafe

During his career, Bob has been recognised through numerous awards, recorded interviews, journal articles and he has presented at more than 60 conferences. The Effectiveness of Learning – deleting “instruction”. Effective Learning Session 2Session Overview.

Recent Research on Interactive Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

of Geography, 2005) ‘ Measuring the Effects and Effectiveness of Interactive Advertising ’ (Paul Pavlou, David, Stewart, University of Southern California, Journal of Interactive Advertising, Vol 1 No 1 Fall 2000) ‘ An Introduction to Digital Media ’ (Tony Feldman, 1997, Routledge Publishers, NY, Pages 13-20) ‘ Interactive or Non-Interactive?

CSU Resources

Kapp Notes

It’s effective from a learning perspective and really engages students. 1996) Intrinsic motivation and the process of learning: Beneficial effects of contextualization, personalization and choice. Journal of Educational Psychology, 88, 715-730.

Abstracts of Three Studies Related to Pedagogical Agents

Kapp Notes

How Effective are Pedagogical Agents for Learning? Journal Of Educational Computing Research, 49(1), 1-39. This meta-analysis examined the effect of using pedagogical agents on learning by reviewing 43 studies involving 3,088 participants.

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Bottom-Line Performance Ranked by IBJ on 25 Fastest Growing Private Companies List

Bottom-Line Performance

BLP) was named to the Indianapolis Business Journal’s 2015 “Fast 25” list. The Indianapolis Business Journal created the Fast 25 list by ranking Indianapolis companies based on their revenue growth over a three-year period. Bottom-Line Performance, Inc.

9 Tips to Get Online Training From Professional Dissertation Writers

Your Training Edge

They shall help you in structuring your dissertation in the form of a series of different journals or research papers. You can submit these series altogether for publication in various professional journals. Effective formatting of dissertation.

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Technology Adoption by Instructors to Impart Learning: Factors and Utilizations


A study published by the Journal of Information Technology Education, states that there are two main factors, which are affecting the use of technology for learning by instructors – in class or beyond (

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Abstract of Study Related to Storytelling

Kapp Notes

International Journal Of Listening, 28(1), 32-46. Narrative format is more effective. Two procedures to improve instructional text: Effects on memory and learning. Journal of Educational Psychology, 92, 107–116.

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The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

Even journal articles aren’t necessarily credible sources of information today. The conversation took place nearly two years ago and it still bothers me. I was taking a stand against accommodating learning styles and cited several online articles supporting my position.