An Italian Online Tutor's Tips For An Effective Lesson

eLearning Industry

I’ve given 1,600+ one-on-one Italian lessons on Skype for over 4 years. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Best Practices Audio In eLearning eLearning Solutions Language eLearning Video Conferencing Tools

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15m microlearning lessons delivered. What we have learned.

Ed App

In all modesty, 15 m (million) microlearning lessons is a number we are proud of. It represents the 50,000 lessons which people in over 90 countries are doing on a daily basis. Of course, it took us a while to build up to those usage rates but that’s a lot of lessons over a lot of time.

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Improve your lessons: 3 ways to make them more effective

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to improve your classroom lessons or training? They will make your lessons and courses more effective and more fun, and any teacher, trainer or coach can do it. How to improve your lessons: Flip, repeat and automate. If you ‘ flip your classroom ‘ you reverse the lecture and homework elements of a lesson: do the lecture at home and do homework at school. This proves to be much more effective.

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Improve your lessons: 3 ways to make them more effective

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to improve your classroom lessons or training? They will make your lessons and courses more effective and more fun, and any teacher, trainer or coach can do it. How to improve your lessons: Flip, repeat and automate. If you ‘ flip your classroom ‘ you reverse the lecture and homework elements of a lesson: do the lecture at home and do homework at school. This proves to be much more effective.

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The Father Effect: Lessons Learned from Our Dads

Litmos

While, I don’t have children of my own, I have benefitted greatly from the many lessons learned from my dad and grandpa. There’s so much we can learn from the internet or from learning programs, but some of life’s lessons are best learned from the fathers in our lives or whoever fills the “father” role in your world. One of the many lessons I learned from him was "nothing ventured, nothing gained.”.

8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training

The Learning Dispatch

However, recreating a training experience that is both engaging and effective online typically requires more than uploading a PowerPoint deck to your video-conferencing platform, or building in time for participant questions. Would an online course be as effective?

My pandemic learning lessons

CLO Magazine

Recently, I’ve been asked the question: “Elliot, what lessons about learning are you discovering during the coronavirus pandemic?”. Here are 10 of the biggest lessons I’ve learned so far. Teachers poorly ported their classroom lesson plans to online delivery, without creative design. They want expertise, advice and feedback in order to be more effective; yet, they don’t want to be placed in the student role.

Four Instructional Design Lessons Inspired by the Lord of the Rings

Allen Interactions

Instructional Design Effective e-Learning Design Learner Centric Design Learner Motivation e-Learning Instructional DesignBy Kody Jackson, MA, Instructional Writer Intern. Instructional design is a lot like The Lord of the Rings. This isn’t the most obvious of comparisons, I’ll admit. Everyone in Middle Earth, after all, rides around on horses. We certainly don’t get to do that here at Allen Interactions.at

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6 Design Tips for Building Effective Learning Games

LearnDash

We all know that gamification is an effective, enjoyable, engaging learning tool. Looking back, it’s a perfect example of effective gamification in e-learning. Your employees might end up learning the wrong lessons and start inappropriately selling to customers who are frustrated and looking for help. It will help them identify the appropriate response to similar situations when they go to apply those lessons in real life.

Personalizing performance, not learning: lessons from mass customization

CLO Magazine

We finally figured out how to get the right kind of learning distributed to our diverse and distributed sales force, leveraging technology to get this done cost-effectively and on a national scale,” says John Foley, executive vice president of HR at BFS.

Training Lessons from the Developing World

ThinkingKap Solutions

When it comes to the art of teaching, the most effective tools are the ones we’ve had since the stone age: storytelling, conversation, curiosity, and listening skills. Suppose the power went out, how would you carry on with your lesson? eLearning Tips training lessons

Lessons for learning leaders from COVID-19

CLO Magazine

What’s Proven Effective? Maintain those connections to share resources and lessons learned while also being a support system. The post Lessons for learning leaders from COVID-19 appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. While watching some recent World War II documentaries, I was fascinated to see the chess match not only between the leaders of the Allied and Axis powers but between field generals, admirals and other commanders beneath them.

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach

Raptivity

Although presented in small bites to satisfy today’s learners, effective mini-lessons follow good teaching practice. The key feature of each mini-lesson is that it is quick and specific. And of course, do let me know your thoughts on my mini lesson sample. The learner seeks knowledge and wants to absorb that knowledge; learning activities then help embed that knowledge. Learners will often want to test themselves to check their understanding as well as assimilation.

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Announcing New Lessons on Being an Active Bystander

Grovo

The answer is, at least in part, the bystander effect. The bystander effect is a psychosocial phenomenon in which an individual is less likely to seek or offer help in a situation when other people are present. Instead of using the power of a group to effect change, we assume others will step up. This content includes: What is the Bystander Effect? The post Announcing New Lessons on Being an Active Bystander appeared first on Grovo Blog.

Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

So if you’re unfamiliar with learning portals or just want a refresher, these three lessons will help you get off on the right foot. If you want your learning portal to be effective and drive results, you should follow a few simple design principles. The post Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Over the past few months, we’ve talked a lot about the learner experience and learner-centered solutions.

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Creative Solutions

InSync Training

The InSync Training team includes over 80 practitioners, working and supporting effective virtual learning events all over the world. Advice From The Virtual Trenches learner engagement Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned From a Former Biotech Training Manager

Bottom-Line Performance

His experience gives him a unique perspective on the day-to-day challenges life science companies face and how they overcome these challenges to deliver effective training. And do you feel like those methods were effective? We developed an onboarding instructor-led training (ILT), delivered by ‘regional trainers’ (myself and two others hired for the role), that proved to be effective in reducing turnover at the sites in which it was delivered.

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Micro lesson plan: How to make the best in 4 Steps

Ed App

Microlearning is a very effective form of teaching students and training employees. In this article, Ed Microlearning’s Instructional Design team – which has created an inordinate amount of micro lessons and courses – give their advice on creating the best micro lesson plan.

5 Lessons That Will Come Handy if You Are Leading a Young Team

Your Training Edge

While these are just some of the basic ideas and tips to lead a team with efficiency, there are still more ideas that can help you become an effective leader which can help you bring out the best from a bunch of college freshers under you.

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How To Create Custom Lesson Layouts for Your LearnDash Courses

LearnDash

In fact, most of the time visual components can help to make your course more effective. Simply put, if you want to create a professional layout for your lessons, then Visual Composer is the way to go. On this page is where you can select to apply Visual Composer to LearnDash custom post types (Courses, Lessons, Topics, Quizzes, etc.). Navigate to an existing LearnDash lesson (or create a new one if you don’t have any yet).

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Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

So if you’re unfamiliar with learning portals or just want a refresher, these three lessons will help you get off on the right foot. If you want your learning portal to be effective and drive results, you should follow a few simple design principles. The post Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Over the past few months, we’ve talked a lot about the learner experience and learner-centered solutions.

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Frustratingly Effective Learning

Association eLearning

In short, effective learning usually isn’t “the quick and easy path.”. We’re more likely to recall lessons learned as the result of mistakes. How to Tell Frustratingly Effective eLearning from Bad eLearning. At the end of the day, distinguishing frustratingly effective courses from downright bad ones is a useful skill.

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.”

The Rise and Fall of 3D Learning – Lessons from Real Implementations

Learning Cafe

Effective Learning 3D Learning Learning Lessons Learned Simulations Virtual LearningOn being asked to write a blog post on my experience with virtual learning, our near obsessive interest, few years ago, with Virtual worlds and 3D Learning comes to mind. Second Life in particular had caught the imaginations of several different groups within our large global organization.

Lessons Learned Doing Remote Employee Onboarding For 10 Years

eLearning Industry

SweetRush Talent Acquisition expert Maricruz Vicente shares her story of providing effective new hire orientation for remote workers and how SweetRush has done it successfully for 10 years. Organizations are facing the challenge of hiring remote workers and onboarding them to their virtual teams. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Employee Performance Corporate eLearning Solutions Employee Onboarding Remote Working

Social Learning Lessons: Tales from 7th Grade Biology

Dashe & Thomson

We all know that lecture (aka The Big Talking Head) is one of the least effective ways to learn about a topic or master a skill. The way in which Mr. Froelich conducted his class was unique in my experience, and it was also one of the most highly effective learning experiences of my life.

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4 Ways to Jump Start an eLearning Lesson

Integrated Learnings

I’ve heard learners criticize eLearning lessons that have too much “extra” stuff at the beginning. Think about all the material that some lessons place before the actual content: title slide, copyright and/or confidentiality statements, navigation instructions, learning objectives, etc. Next time you create an eLearning lesson, consider placing meaningful content immediately after (or maybe even before) the title slide. By Shelley A. Gable.

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5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content

Learnkit

Netflix can teach learning professionals a number of important lessons on how to capture their learner’s attention. 5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content: 1. Lesson for Learning Professionals: Don’t tell your learners when and where to learn. Lesson for Learning Professionals: Leave your learners wanting more! Lesson for Learning Professionals: Gamify your learning. When was your last Netflix binge?

The importance of great lesson design

Ed App

In addition to small-and-digestible pieces of information, it is important to understand how a sleek and simple lesson design can lend itself to higher retention. It is clear that great design leads to lessons that learners want to complete. Great lesson design makes for more engaging learning. My work has shown me how effective small levels of interaction and certain design choices can improve a learner’s journey.

Lesson Skill: Writing effective dialogue - VDOE

E-learning Uncovered

RULES FOR WRITING DIALOGUE The following rules should help you learn to write dialogue properly. Notice the punctuation in the following examples, especially. Writing dialogue — realistic dialogue, anyway — does not come easily to everyone. Done well, dialogue advances the story and fleshes out the characters while

Lessons from Jamie's Dream School

Good To Great

But last night’s episode brilliantly illustrated three important lessons for workplace learning as well as education. Lesson 2: The best way to earn respect is to give respect Being an expert doesn’t make you better than someone.

L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Gamification and learning games are a popular way to make workplace learning more engaging, but what makes an effective learning game? Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice. Hays He found that the more overlap between learning objectives and game characteristics, the more effective the learning game is. The post L&D lessons from learning games research appeared first on Sponge UK.

The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract

Learnnovators

We, at Learnnovators, are privileged to review Dan Pontefract ‘s second book, “ The Purpose Effect ” that is scheduled to release on May 10, 2016. Below is our review of the book and an insightful interview with Dan… THE PURPOSE EFFECT – REVIEW. In his book, The Purpose Effect , Dan Pontefract brilliantly distils the malady that pervades many corporations today.

Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles

Integrated Learnings

Both models provide sound structure for developing effective eLearning. This post mimics the earlier one about Gagne’s nine events of instruction by first defining the parts of Merrill’s model, and then applying it to a short eLearning lesson. By Shelley A. Gable.

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

Origin Learning

This is the ultimate test of the usefulness of the training because it evaluates the effect on the business or environment resulting from the improved performance of the trainee. When Donald L. 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.

Tips for Creating Effective Quizzes

LearnDash

However, it is important to remember that just adding random questions at the end of a lesson or topic does not guarantee learning. Besides not making your questions too easy, here are some other tips for making effective questions in your quizzes: Multiple Choice. One of the easiest ways to add some interactivity into any elearning course is to use knowledge checks and quizzing.

Microlearning courseware: New lessons added to the editable Content Library

Ed App

Within the library, authors are free to simply select, personalise, rebrand, and deploy lessons within minutes. . Within the Call Center Customer Service course, find the following lessons: Preparing for Your Calls.