Ways to be an Effective Student

Your Training Edge

Here in this blog, we going to discuss some ideas and tips that will help you out to be an effective student and all your hard work will turn into smart work. To be an effective student is very important to plan your studies. If you want to be effective then you need to be efficient and if you need to be efficient then don’t let yourself panic just work smartly. eLearning Featured Posts effective student group study routine schedule

Top 10 Effective Time Management Tactics

Your Training Edge

Therefore, effective time management is a must. The following are the top 10 effective time management tactics you can employ to maintain a balanced lifestyle while you study. You can either use a paper and pen or an online calendar. It takes a lot of time to do academic work, i.e., to research, take notes, write reports, and complete assignments.

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How to Write the Perfect Guest Post for OpenSesame

OpenSesame

So you want to write a dynamic, beautiful, and absolutely fascinating guest post for OpenSesame? As a blog ranked in the top 25 elearning blogs , we receive many guest post pitches about a huge assortment of interesting topics and ideas. At the same time, we also want to ensure our blog continues to be a cornerstone of the elearning community containing only the most engaging, informative, and exciting content for our readers.

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? I used this rule on a daily basis (though I did not realize it at the time) when I made a point to figure out what motivated my actors and the characters they were playing in order to more effectively direct and teach them. Likely you recited the phone number in your head, or even out loud, until you could write it down. Blog this!

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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. They don’t know how to use a pen knife to sharpen a pen­cil. Pen and ink will never replace the pencil.”. When they run out of ink they will be unable to write words or ciphers until their next trip to the set­tle­ment.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Here are three templates that I created for this blog post. Perhaps they’ll find their way onto the blog. Tom this is a great write-up and a fantastic way for every one of us to expand our design inspiration. Your blog and website has provided the motivation I need to contribute some materials at some later date. I’m here to say that I appreciate your blog. The tabletPC is just like using a mouse only I use a pen.

Is the Learning Tech Industry Failing Us or Are We Failing Ourselves?

Learningtogo

If only we could have that shiny new technology, our training program would be so much more effective.” They will be unable to write! They don’t know how to use a pen knife to sharpen a pencil. Pen and ink will never replace the pencil. When they run out of ink they will be unable to write words or ciphers until their next trip to the settlement. Students today depend upon these expensive fountain pens.

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Self-publishing Checklist for New Authors

Kitaboo

Here, in this article, we provide a self-publishing checklist for new authors to effectively launch their books. While you can just jump in and go with the flow to write your story, a better approach is to plan the writing journey. Write. This is the writing step.

Tips for Creating a Course Content Marketing Strategy

LearnDash

You’ve heard you should write a blog for your course. But what should you write about? What are they supposed to write about on their blog (or talk about in their podcast)? Those are good questions, and answering them is key to creating an effective content marketing strategy. Whenever you’re struggling to come up with a topic, think about who you’re writing for. The blog schedule is a tough one for many beginner content marketers.

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Video killed the radio star: So will LXP kill LMS?

Learning Pool

The invention of writing, according to Plato, caused Socrates to warn that it would ‘implant forgetfulness’ in the souls of men. Fast-forward to fifteenth-century Europe and writing, in its turn, was under threat – from the runaway success of Gutenberg’s movable type printing technology.

Top 10 onboarding kit ideas

Ed App

Onboarding kit idea #6 – Pens and Notepad. Another good idea for an onboarding kit is to include a nice notepad as well as pens. Rather than typical ballpoint pens, you can make a better impression with something like a fountain pen. Why Use Onboarding Kits?

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13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On

eLearningArt

Scenarios are one the most effective types of eLearning. Rather than waste 20 years learning, I’m going to save you some time … I asked the world’s most respected scenario authors, professors, bloggers, and speakers a single question: What’s your #1 tip for creating effective eLearning scenarios? Make it real … write those stories down and transform them into a digital experience. Write those stories down and transform them into a digital experience.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

That pondering took me back to all the blog posts by various bloggers that have most influenced my thought process and my posts in 2009. I guess this would have been a fitting post to write on the 31st or even yesterday. That is when I thought of penning this down for further analysis and to examine the pattern of influence. To quote: "Writing is as simple as falling off a log; writing well is as challenging as the 10-meter diving platform."

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The Why’s and How’s of Social Learning in the Workplace

SHIFT eLearning

You follow your favorite blogs to learn new ways of writing and how the masters play with the language. We read self-development write-ups to learn how the achievers in our society begin their day, keep away distractions at work, and remain consistently productive. It has been proven that Social Learning is an effective training strategy for the workplace too.

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps

Wyzed

We recommend that if you are in the stage of creating you, or will be in the near future, you have a pen and paper ready (or a simple LMS platform ). For example, ever notice how some people say they need to write things down, or others say that they need to hear it out loud, and others just need to get hands on with whatever they’re learning? Blog Create an online course Create online learning Wyzed LMSCreating content can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be!

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps

Wyzed

We recommend that if you are in the stage of creating you, or will be in the near future, you have a pen and paper ready (or a simple LMS platform ). For example, ever notice how some people say they need to write things down, or others say that they need to hear it out loud, and others just need to get hands on with whatever they’re learning? Blog Create an online course Create online learning Wyzed LMSCreating content can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be!

Client Appreciation

Solo Learning

Here are five effective ways to show your clients you appreciate them this season: Deliver a delicious treat. Nonetheless, intrinsic value is attributed to someone taking the time to sit down and actually write a letter. Writing a brief, but gracious, letter only takes an average of 1 to 2 minutes. Blog Professional DevelopmentFive Ways to Show Client Appreciation. Clients are the heart of a company. Without clients, a company does not exist.

When it comes to productivity, expert Stever Robbins says keep it old school

TalentLMS

One of the ones that I talk about is using a pen and paper especially, at least for me, for to-do lists. “Using a pen-and-paper to-do list forces you to make decisions about the way you spend your time.” Ana: What are your favorite productivity tools, besides pen and paper?

How to train productivity at work: Top experts reveal their employee productivity formula

TalentLMS

Experiment with classical condition: Listen to the same music playlist, start work with the same beverage, or always write in a particular location. Dr. Melissa Gratias is a productivity coach, author, and speaker, who helps people be more effective at work.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She also facilitates ATD ACLP certification courses and writes one of the Top 100 blogs on neuroscience. For example, while we quickly adapted to virtual meetings and virtual learning events, we didn’t realize the effects of being almost constantly online.

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Friday Finds: Tips to Keep You Focused and Productive!

Trivantis

iAnnotate is the next best thing to printing out PDFs and writing on them yourself, so if you’re trying to save paper or just reduce the clutter on your desk, this is fantastic. The app offers a wide range of functions like a pen, highlighter, typewriter, voice recording and date stamp. These effects were found for 2-3 cups of tea consumed within a time period of up to 90 minutes. NeuroscienceDC reports that when you drink coffee plays into how effective it is.

Video killed the radio star: So will LXP kill LMS?

Learning Pool

The invention of writing, according to Plato, caused Socrates to warn that it would ‘implant forgetfulness’ in the souls of men. Fast-forward to fifteenth-century Europe and writing, in its turn, was under threat – from the runaway success of Gutenberg’s movable type printing technology. It was assumed in its early days that the internet would kill newspapers, books, radio, television, writing, thinking, breathing, etc. Blog Learn & Connect

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps

Wyzed

We recommend that if you are in the stage of creating you, or will be in the near future, you have a pen and paper ready (or a simple LMS platform ). For example, ever notice how some people say they need to write things down, or others say that they need to hear it out loud, and others just need to get hands on with whatever they’re learning? Blog Create an online course Create online learning Wyzed LMSCreating content can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be!

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps

Wyzed

We recommend that if you are in the stage of creating you, or will be in the near future, you have a pen and paper ready (or a simple LMS platform ). For example, ever notice how some people say they need to write things down, or others say that they need to hear it out loud, and others just need to get hands on with whatever they’re learning? Blog Create an online course Create online learning Wyzed LMSCreating content can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be!

One step beyond

Learning with e's

To achieve its optimum effect, the use of any social media - whether it be blogging, wikis or any other form of sharing of content - must breach the walls of the traditional learning space. Traditional learning has never been that successful at achieving this, no matter how many exchange visits or pen pal schemes were instigated. Foursquare QR tags social media smartphones GPS blogging

Pick of the Month: July 2012

Jane Hart

July was chock full of great articles and blog posts so here are just some of the articles that I bookmarked – together with a snippet from each which showed you why they caught my eye. Change is always difficult – but just take a look at some of the things our ancestors said about change in their day , in Ballpoint pens…the ruin of education in our country - from Nick Sauers. They don’t know how to write on a slate with­out get­ting chalk dust all over them­selves.

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What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Back in 2014, David Kelley interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild, he was writing a series on what people bring to the conference with them. Notebook/Pen(s)/Highlighters: Sometimes you need to go old school. How cool would lit be for you to writing notes and your team asks questions in the moment. Evernote (how did we ever effectively collaborate before Evernote?):

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. Learning by asking questions is not only fun, it''s effective. The benefits of blogging are wide ranging, and when it is developed into co-operative projects it can have a great motivational power.

What is Microlearning? How to Easily Create Microlearning Videos in Moodle and Totara

eThink Education

Fortunately, m icrolearning has emerged as an effective way to cater to the needs of modern learners who crave convenient, personalized, and skill-oriented content. . These are some characteristics of effective micro learning lessons: . Blog microlearning Moodle Totara Lear

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Before you fire up your computer and get to work, just remember: the key to creating effective training with presentation software is to avoid drowning your learner in a sea of text, poor images, and a clunky layout. To get the ball rolling, simply write down the scenario you'd like to address, transform it into a case study format and let your employees reflect on the outcome of the scenario. Optional Accessories Paper + Pens: Markers, Pens, Papers.

Teaching with Screencasts and Rapid Prototyping

TechSmith Camtasia

Part of where I struggled was writing up files for demos and examples each day for a lesson. Rather than writing out entire documents and refreshing the browser to see the effect, I start by prototyping in services like CodePen or jsFiddle. Prototype environments help you get to the root issue and communicate quickly and effectively. An example embed from CodePen: See the Pen LfiqI by Brian ( @bbennett ) on CodePen.

Must-have skills for successful e-learning professionals

Matrix

Writing skills. Learners should be able to access the written materials as many times as necessary during the learning process, and certain writing tricks, like storytelling, can help them better remember the information. Long time ago, people used the chisel and the hammer to write words in stones. Then, Gutenberg invented the printing press, and soon the pen took over the writing world. Tomorrow, we’ll probably just tap to write.

Excuses, excuses.

Learning with e's

A blog post from Chris Betcher (@betchaboy on Twitter) is currently doing the rounds. I gave a keynote presentation in Christchurch last year in which I showed quotations from those who had opposed the introduction of slates, the pencil, the ink pen and a whole host of other 'new technologies'. Entitled You don't have to like it , the post is a no-holds barred indictment of teachers who find ways to avoid the use of new technologies in the classroom.

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What is Microlearning? How to Easily Incorporate Microlearning Content into Your Learning Strategy

eThink Education

Fortunately, m icrolearning has emerged as an effective way to cater to the needs of modern learners who crave convenient, personalized, and skill-oriented content. . Read on to learn more about microlearning , how micro- lessons and micro-video can empower your organization to deliver better learning content , and how you can effectively create and manage microlearning content. . These are some characteristics of effective micro learning lessons: .

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

How to write a course? There is no one way to write a course. The good idea is to reuse your blog’s content. – Writing. Writing Goals and Objectives. What blogs do you read frequently”. Write everything down on a piece of paper. Blog Posts.

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Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

Polls and surveys are another effective way to find out what your audience is interested in. Another piece of advice I can offer here is to write down and organize these ideas immediately as they come to mind. I often find the moment the inspiration comes from a topic idea I must write it down or it’s easy to forget. So always write down your ideas – big or small – immediately. Where You Need to Look for Inspiration appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

A simple way to help beginners get started with Articulate Storyline

eLearning Architect

Within a few hours of replying, I had received several responses asking for me to share the resources, so I thought that rather than responding to each request individually, I would write a quick blog post to help. Now I won't go through everything that I teach step-by-step because I hope most of this is quite obvious, especially if you're following the video through (and this blog post would be longer than a Jane Austen novel!)

Getting the spring of ideas flowing

Saffron Interactive

We are all eager for fresh and creative ideas to make our courses innovative, effective and engaging for the end user. Below is a run through of what I have found to be the most useful and effective for our specific aims: a process of illumination (you might describe it as ‘sunbathing’), dumping the old soggy ideas for the fresher brighter ones that will enlighten our projects. Putting pen to paper. Tags: Blog Development e-Learning

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Benefits of Gamification in Online Learning

Aktiv Mind

Gamification is the use of games in eLearning (usually in an LMS) to make training more fun and effective. And since they feel positive about the way they’re learning, they are able to effectively absorb that information and memorize it more easily. Learning goals and objectives are most effectively achieved if your learners are excited about what they are learning. Benefits of Gamification in Online Learning.

Emerging Technologies for Online Learning 2015 Presenter Profile – Dr. Ulanda Forbess

TechSmith Camtasia

Gone are the days of the ‘red ink pen’. I am constantly on the hunt for technologies that are exciting, efficient, and effective – with effective being the operative idea. I teach a technical writing course, and have changed the curriculum to include writing for social media. Because one of my former students came back to me after graduation asking for help on how to build a company blog.