Effective Instructional Graphics in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

We always recommend finding a way to create an image that engages learners and effectively communicates a message. The challenge is, to create effective instructional graphics can be time consuming and costly. Another graphic is a pipe graphic. The post Effective Instructional Graphics in eLearning appeared first on eLearning Brothers. We’ve all heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words.”

Corporate University: Effective Staffing

Your Training Edge

This sponsor will be able to tell you if your staffing model is currently a “pipe dream” or if it can be achieved. The worst thing you can do when setting up a corporate university is to get it rolled out and then find that you have too much or too little staff. In today’s economic climate, you’re probably leaning toward having too little staff, but regardless of whether you can hire one person or ten you’ll need to plan carefully.

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7 Steps for Effectively Handling Customer Complaints

KnowledgeCity

7 Steps for Effectively Handling Customer Complaints. While you’re at it, try out some of these effective listening tips from Forbes : Don’t interrupt: You might be tempted to pipe in while the customer is providing his or her side of the story. The post 7 Steps for Effectively Handling Customer Complaints appeared first on KnowledgeCity. Handling customer complaints is a drag.

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. One way designers can use visuals so they increase the effectiveness of training materials is to direct the eyes of the learners to the important parts of the screen or, as Malamed says in her book, “through the structure of the graphic.”.

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. The overall effect is to quickly demonstrate to the viewer how few people die of bear attacks, shark attacks, and airplane crashes, and how deadly the flu truly is.

Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations

Charles Jennings

At other times it requires a total re-think of strategy and practice to break the barriers and implement effective solutions. Neither HR nor L&D can do their jobs effectively themselves. Without effective manager engagement, we might as well not bother.

Create a Course Outline in Just 3 Easy Steps

LearnDash

In fact, by focusing on the essentials, you can create an effective outline by following just three steps. Do you want them to be able to pipe a beautiful wedding cake? And once you’ve created effective building blocks for your learners, you’ve given them the toolkit they need to tailor your course to their needs. Bring method to the madness with your course outline.

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Audio for eLearning: Do You Want to Sound Like a DJ?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

" The most sure-fire way to sound like a DJ is to have been born with great pipes (i.e. Getting closer will engage what's called the "proximity effect," lower the sound of your voice, and make it sound fuller. by Rick Zanotti One question I get asked a lot is "How can I get my eLearning audio to the point so that I sound like a DJ?" vocal cords)! But very few of us have been so blessed. So what's an eLearning developer to do?

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How to Master Mobile Gamification

LearnDash

It may sound like a pipe dream, but the key to creating just such an experience lies in an instructional design technique that has caught on in e-learning circles in a big way: gamification. If you can take your subject matter and turn it into a vibrant, compelling story, full of challenges, rewards, and quests, then the results are often more memorable and effective than the classic lecture format. Gamification on mobile can create a learning experience that’s hard to put down.

5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf

Mike Taylor

Robert Mager & Peter Pipe. Mager and Pipe do this from a holistic perspective focused on finding the true problem and then looking for the most effective and efficient solution. Once you’re armed with a little understanding and a performance mindset, you’ll find super useful advice in this book about how to reframe conversations with SMEs and stakeholders away from predetermined solutions and towards the most effective/efficient options.

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How to Add Color and Use Creativity at Work

ej4 eLearning

In school, I was the kid who used every art supply on my project even though I was only supposed to use yarn and pipe cleaners. I thought my creativity shouldn’t be limited to yarn and pipe cleaners. If you’re not into sweating it out at the gym, meditation can have the same effects. • As a child, I thought creativity only meant art, music, and dance; things I liked doing but I wasn’t very good at.

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Chances Are You’re Buying Too Much Talent. It’s Time to Build and Borrow.

Degreed

Companies that are upskilling and deploying their talent effectively are adopting a new approach that emphasizes internal rather than external resources. When a company’s senior executives champion skill development, it’s a recipe for building an effective learning culture.

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Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

So they are enthusiastic learners and do not always needs a trainers/instructors encouragement to complete a learning course effectively. Training managers within an organization are now actively creating the avenues to make sure that in addition to formal trainings and custom courses, learners get access to on-demand learning as well – to increase the overall effectiveness of corporate learning. Learning at the workplace is a continuous process.

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Employee Development in the Era of Screen Time

CLO Magazine

The idea that society is going to change is a pipe dream. Only a handful of companies are effectively adapting to the changing needs of the modern learner. The only way to close this gap is through effective employee development. How can companies effectively develop employees in the era of screen time? One of the effects of screen time is less interpersonal communication. Technology should act as a catalyst for effective content delivery.

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Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning

Dashe & Thomson

And electricity is often compared to water flowing through pipes. Comparing an SAP system to a river with a variety of tributaries that all ultimately flow into the same ocean can help people understand the effect that a log jam in one section of the system can have both upstream and downstream. In short, if we can find an example that is common knowledge for our learners that can be used to effectively draw comparisons to a new concept, half the battle is already won.

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Elearning Predictions 2019

Mike Taylor

For example, looking back in time, we will find two simple yet super valuable resources to guide us toward the most effective and efficient solutions for our future learning and development work. Next, Robert Mager and Peter Pipe gave us a valuable set of questions to answer before starting any training project that helps point us toward the best, most efficient solutions. Every new year brings us opportunities to explore new tools, technologies, and strategies.

Going Beyond MCQs – Gamifying Assessments to Evaluate Online Learners

CommLab India

5 examples of effective gamified assessments in e-learning courses. Water Pipe. The pipe fills with water if the learner selects the right answer. If the learner gets the answer wrong, the pipe remains empty. Related Posts Seven Secrets of a Successful Gamified Online Assessment Amazing Online Learning Games Developed Using Articulate Storyline 5 Effective Game Assessments for E-learning Courses [Infographic]. Are you planning to evaluate your learners online?

Spotlight on… Machmade Ltd

Edume

We aim to ensure that the disruption caused by burst or leaking pipes is kept to an absolute minimum. By having effective learning and relevant information in the palm of their hands, the workforce at companies like Uber, Airbnb, Deloitte and Vodafone are empowered to perform at their best.

How to Up Your Competency Management Game for 2019

Avilar

This vision isn’t a pipe dream. Technology can really boost the effectiveness of competency management programs. In fact, research and analyst firm Brandon Hall found through its 2017 Competency Planning and Management Study that “fully automated organizations are 79% more likely than other organizations to rate their top competency objectives as effective.”. Think ahead to this time next year. What if you didn’t have to wonder where your employees shine?

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Preparing for Change

Bottom-Line Performance

My number one recommendation for preparing your organization for change is to not wait until change is coming down the pipe to start preparing for it. Additional tips on managing change effectively include: 1. When I was fifteen my father told me that one thing I can always count on is that things are going to change. In the moment I couldn’t fully comprehend what he was telling me. Since that time I have learned this to be true.

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Curated Insights: Why knowledge sharing at work is a good thing

Axonify

In this post, Carole breaks down her 6 core skills for effective curation. A great curator can bring order to the chaos and help you find the right information to help learn and solve problems effectively. I often use a similar example about broken kitchen pipes when I discuss the value of shared knowledge. Knowledge sharing has always been an important part of the workplace.

Bite-sized Learning Alleviates Sales Onboarding Stress

Allego

But replacing a portion of these with bite-sized, easy-to-digest content alleviates stress for new hires and drives more effective learning. After all, there’s no sense in training reps on best practices for negotiation before they’ve even got deals in the pipe.

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We should not equate online learning with asynchronous learning

CLO Magazine

This is important because active learning has been shown to be vastly more effective than traditional lectures, where students passively receive information. The negotiation might include farmers, who need a lot of water for their crops; residents, who need water in their homes; the engineers, who would have to deliver on the solutions; and landowners who would have to allow pipes to cross their property.

Instructional Design Basics: What Is ADDIE?

Convergence Training

One of the things people in this situation sometimes don’t know if that there are processes, models, or methods that already exist that make the process of creating training more orderly, more effective, and more systematic.

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Curated Insights: Why knowledge sharing at work is a good thing

Axonify

In this post, Carole breaks down her 6 core skills for effective curation. A great curator can bring order to the chaos and help you find the right information to help learn and solve problems effectively. I often use a similar example about broken kitchen pipes when I discuss the value of shared knowledge. Knowledge sharing has always been an important part of the workplace.

Forrester Q&A: The Bar is High for Modern Sales Enablement

Allego

So if the buyer connects with a sales person and it’s a miss, they simply just go on to the next pipe. Now that pipe could be your competitors’. This helps sellers be ready, effective, and able to engage at the level that the buyer expects when you drop that content, when you deliver that meeting, when you have that initial phone call. There are over 11,000 open jobs on LinkedIn with the term “sales enablement” in the description. What’s going on?

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Paradiso’s Teeming Mahara Alliance

Paradiso

The Mahara optimized fully managed servers that we have are hosted in a secure environment with high speed data pipes. Advise on the effective use of your eLearning platform. We are official Mahara Partners (and a proud one at that)! Mahara, as a stand-alone e-portfolio system can be integrated into Paradiso LMS easily.

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LMS and Gamification

TalentLMS

The good news is, with just a little tweaking, you can have things hot and piping in your learning management system. Follow these simple tips: Identify key performance goals of your business Gamification is only effective when it is placed for certain goals and behaviors within a system. Do you have a learning management system in place but cannot figure out how to use gamification?

Gamification in E-Learning – Are you really learning?

eLearning 24-7

Take a look at the following: It says, “This is not a pipe” You say, “wait it is a pipe” But it isn’t (if you know what it is, place it in the comments section). But that doesn’t mean gamification cannot exist nor work, effectively – on the contrary – it can. Gamification can be effective is used properly, but it has to go beyond just a leader board and has to go beyond just accruing points for the sake of badges.

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Upside Learning Blog , April 27, 2009 Online CEU Credits - eLearning Technology , April 27, 2009 508 Compliance, Even If You Do Not Need To - MinuteBio , April 30, 2009 Diffusion of Innovations - Kapp Notes , April 30, 2009 Gathering comments with Yahoo Pipes? Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Smart talk

Learning with e's

Join Steve Wheeler as he explores how existing technologies such as GPS, cameras, light-weight projection and bar code scanning can be combined with new software to extraordinary effect. I'm an invited speaker at the Learning Technologies Conference at London's Olympia in January.

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LMS and Gamification

TalentLMS

The good news is, with just a little tweaking, you can have things hot and piping in your learning management system. Follow these simple tips: Identify key performance goals of your business Gamification is only effective when it is placed for certain goals and behaviors within a system. Do you have a learning management system in place but cannot figure out how to use gamification?

The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

The LRS enables the tracking part of the learning experience and is the very basis of the xAPI system to work effectively. In developing countries, where full-scale data connectivity is still a pipe-dream; this is a big-big deal. eLearning as a training medium to foster learning at the workplace has been in existence for over two decades now.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Sounds like a pipe dream, right? Typically, groups tied closely to profit centers are considered essential to serve efficiently and effectively. What to include in an effective augmentation plan. Long ago, I decided to hang a poster on my college room wall, featuring a quote from an unknown source: “If you can’t beat them, join them — then beat them.”

Rapid Performance Analysis

eLearning Blender

In a discussion with a LinkedIn connection, the topic of a quicker way to complete an effective performance analysis came up. I understand the importance of producing a tangible instructional product quickly but I believe with a mindset like this you will spend more time creating solutions that are not effective or you end up wasting time doing re work after you come up with a great idea halfway through the project. If so, maybe a job aid would be more effective then a course.

Twitter, Txtng, & Blended Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Jane Hart recently posted 100+ (E-)Learning Professionals to follow on Twitter and Tony Hirst immediately followd it with a Yahoo pipe that aggregates the tweets from Jane's list. Tony Karrer tested the pipe, but left with the thought that there was no real need to follow it and wonders if he is missing something ? Effectiveness Of Traditional And Blended Learning Environments Science Daily. Twitter and Texting.

Compliance Training: Cheers or Jeers?

CLO Magazine

It manages cognitive load effectively, not overloading the user with vast amounts of information. This isn’t a pipe dream. If you said the words compliance training to your employees, what would their reaction be? Would they jump for joy, smile, roll their eyes, or run for the hills? This issue has been the 800-pound gorilla in our industry for years now.