In-Person vs. Online Training: What Does the Research Say?


Does it really help people learn more effectively? Research, trends, and opinions are still split between the two. Before we dig into the research, it’s important to realize this fact: online training is no longer the “new thing” in learning and development.

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? Some of the most useful reports are meta analyses of different studies that reveal the trends common to all the games research.

Some Shortcomings Around Game/Simulation Research

Kapp Notes

Another question related to serious games and immersive learning simulations: “What are the shortcomings in the scholarship/research around. One of the biggest shortcomings is how comparative research is conducted. Please, we’ve done comparative research studies for decades and always found the same result, well designed instruction, no matter what the medium is effective. So, I really believe the research is out there, it is just not as well known.

The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract


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.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Researchers. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. research shows that plenty of people use devices at. research. different version of your courses for the myriad. version for different audiences.

Live Webinar: Creating effective learning videos in 7 easy steps

Limestone Learning

We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions Wednesday, June 12 to host another informative webinar: Creating Effective Learning Videos in 7 Easy Steps. According to research, employees are more than 75% more likely to watch a video than read text-based content.

Five Tips for Creating Effective Learning Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

As a result, the expectations for this type of content have risen and video creators are finding it more difficult than ever to ensure that their content is effective and engaging. Use zoom and pan effects to bring sections of your content into focus.

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Enhance Data Privacy Compliance with Multi-Version Privacy Policies in Docebo


As of April 28, 2018, administrators using Docebo’s learning management system (LMS) can create customized privacy policies for users to accept when they register or log into the platform, establishing and assigning multi-version policies to specific users.

Make Learning Immediately Relevant with Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

What Does The Research Say? Rosa just asked if she can take a two-day training on how to use her new assistive technology more effectively. What feels more important to you, the traditional or scenario-based version? Which version would you find more motivating?

6 Principles of Effective Online Training that Will Surprise You


This is a good thing, after all, because visually appealing, interactive, and engaging online training is more effective, right? Research has shown this over and over again. In this article from the eLearning Guild, Ruth Clark describes six principles of eLearning that is effective.

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Can You Make Yourself More Creative? – Exploring the Creative Expectation Effect


This test has been done thousands – maybe even millions of times since Guilford devised it in 1967 and is still considered relevant in the research today. What Dumas and Dunbar have discovered is a specific application of the Expectation Effect.

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The Research is in (Again): Business Leaders Expect Results from L & D (Still)

Actio Learning

The LinkedIn Learning Solutions 2017 Workplace Learning Report joins a chorus of research reflecting an expectations and results gap between L & D and the business. We believe the research data isn’t telling us that L & D functions are poorly run.

Effective Training Visuals—Add a Spark of Interest


Here’s the sixth 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. Or, to tell a more detailed version of the same story, the graphic below is more appropriate.

Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

I made this comment as part of the interview: It’s easy to get caught up in theories without really looking at whether the research support is there. That post summarized research on what happens when you remove elements of instruction. Instructional Design Research

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A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

A growing body of research shows that we can all we can all improve our ability to learn through the deliberate use of practice and dedicated strategies. Ulrich Boser ( @ulrichboser ) gives us three practical ways to build your learning skills, based on research. ResearchED Magazine.

ID and eLearning Links 4/16/19

Experiencing eLearning

The links and resources in this post include collections of research, specific research on retrieval practice, an overview of learning theories, H5P’s new branching scenario option, and a widget for changing the colors in the Storyline modern player. Learning Science and Research.

How to write scripts for webinars, videos and eLearning


But I’ve narrated so many scripts just like this one, teaching employees about how to conduct the research phase of a particular project: This works well as a written piece. Or the bit about doing high-level research? Sales messaging Effective eLearning

Effective B2B content is constantly evolving


Effective B2B content is constantly evolving. People don't want to spend a long or fruitless time searching for the information they need, and this holds true when they are performing research in a business context.

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Profile of a modern learner in 2018 [infographic]


We’ve pulled together findings from numerous research papers and surveys to help you get to grips with what modern professionals need. This new version was created with the latest insights in August 2018. Elearning Insights ResearchMeet the modern learner.

Don’t attempt to convert e-Learning to m-Learning – they’re different.


Unfortunately one mature, generally accepted presentation platform – Adobe Flash – does not exist for many of the mobile devices and mobile OS versions. it’s very unlikely that many will be able to create cost-effective m-Learning that uses these features.

Organizing Course Content with Storyboards


When you see your course on a map, you are more able to evaluate the effectiveness and also, put components in the right order. You can pick up the latest version of the storyboard and make changes in it without errors and version issues. Course Creation e-learning Research Lab

A Counterpoint to Ruth Clark’s “Why Games Don’t Teach”

Bottom-Line Performance

I also think people may simply accept her statements about research without questioning them or digging deeper on their own. Clark’s argument for the lack of research focuses on one meta-study of numerous other studies on the efficacy of games in learning.

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Spaced Learning and Repetition: Why They Work

Bottom-Line Performance

In 2005, Scientific American published detailed research on how our brain forms long term memories and since then, scientists and educators have worked together to perfect a teaching process that produces learning results using spaced learning and repetition techniques.

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Using Video in Training: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

The Learning Dispatch

Here’s what the research says about using video in training, and a few tips on how to get started. . Not only is video popular, there’s a lot of evidence that they’re an effective addition to your training program. Well Then, How Effective is Using Video in Training?

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Automation is out; Innovation is in! How will L&D address this?

ID Reflections

Taken from the Welsh word meaning "habitat" or "place" and applied to today's corporate context by Dave Snowden to explain the relationship between human beings and context, this framework is a succinct and effective way of capturing the impact of rising complexity in the workplace.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

Content can be presented in up to 10 languages, and administrators can conveniently manage localized versions of a single content item — which is a huge time-saver for global content management. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development


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. Tracking Performance : A training program is not effective unless the progress is tracked.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor

Mark Oehlert

I also know about the online version of Photoshop.whatever.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning. Presenters include: Steve Wexler : e-Learning Guilds research guru Brent Schlenker : e-Learning Guild Evangelist.

Designing an Easier Way to Be Eco-Friendly

General Assembly

He cares deeply about the environment and actively takes steps to reduce his personal impact, but he finds it difficult to keep track of this and would like to make more effective lifestyle changes. The pre-app experience map I created based on my user research.

Why “Clear and Easy to Understand” can be bad

Usable Learning

In it, Derek Muller explains that the “easier to understand&# version of a science video had worse outcomes: Learners who heard “clear and easy to understand&# explanations did worse than students who were confused by discussions of misconceptions.

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Is learner motivation your responsibility?

Usable Learning

A lot of the conversation around gamification (for a heated throw down on the topic read the comments here ) is about the dubious and likely counterproductive effects of extrinsic rewards as motivators.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

One of the participants talked about a focus group/research project his organization did. So thats one version. So thats the second version. So youve got one version thats pretty rough around the edges and one version thats smooth and polished. They piloted these two versions and got feedback. Something like 60-70% of the learners preferred the rough version, created by the expert. Look at games like Mass Effect 2 as a perfect example.

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Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Google Search is one of the first places I go when I need to learn something specific or am researching courses and clients. Almost all of that is helping clients use Moodle more effectively. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning.

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Weekly Bookmarks (7/31/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

“This study investigated the effects of several elements of instruction (objectives, information, practice, examples and review) when they were combined in a systematic manner.&#. “Results indicated participants who used one of the four versions of the computer program that included practice performed significantly better on the posttest and had consistently more positive attitudes than those who did not receive practice.&#. tags: instructionaldesign e-learning research.

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