Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution. The ultimate goal of blended learning is to combine several media in one course. So, how can eLearning professionals include informal learning in their training curriculum?

Class is over; now what? Informal learning in the workplace

Obsidian Learning

When you’re designing learning, don’t overlook the importance of informal learning. This is learning that takes place outside of the classroom or the eLearning activity. In fact, we typically learn more from informal learning than from formal learning experiences. How can you make learning continue to be effective after the learner closes the browser window or leaves the classroom? Build a Learning Culture.

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Active Training Series

Web Courseworks

New eLearning Books by Elaine Biech. Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. Incorporating contributions by many of the experts in training and development, 101 Ways… is a trove of practical info for the online learning designer and trainer. Active Training. Learning in the palm of your hand.

Active Training Series

Web Courseworks

New eLearning Books by Elaine Biech. Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. Incorporating contributions by many of the experts in training and development, 101 Ways… is a trove of practical info for the online learning designer and trainer. Active Training. Learning in the palm of your hand.

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

G-Cube

Rapid eLearning authoring tools help reduce the time and expense of your eLearning course development. However, they can also give you the power to create engaging gamified eLearning courses for a fraction of the cost. In this article, I’ll share 8 top tips for using rapid eLearning authoring tools for eLearning gamification. How To Use Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification. Create A Goal-Centered eLearning Storyboard.

Instructional Design Post-SCORM

Web Courseworks

Kicking off the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders Series will be Megan Torrance from TorranceLearning on, “xAPI for Instructional Designers.” Torrance is Chief Energy Officer at TorranceLearning, an eLearning Brothers Company, where they specialize in custom learning design and development. The webinar will focus on the transition of instructional design practices from creating eLearning content with SCORM packages, to utilizing xAPI.

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Exit Classic Training, Enter Learning Games

Designing Digitally

The amount of elearning blogs that are active today is telling. The verdict is in: People want to be engaged and possibly even have fun while they’re learning. People are used to accessing information at a much faster pace. Elearning companies certainly think so. Title: Why Learning Games are Successful Description: There are several key elements of elearning that make it the most effective educational tool available. . Cooperative learning.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. In the past, we’ve plotted these predictions through dead reckoning – relying on our experience living, eating and breathing online learning all day, every day throughout the year. Here is this year’s eLearning hype curve: What’s the eLearning Hype Cycle? Building the eLearning Hype Curve Dataset.

Are Trainers Still Needed?

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis Learners are taking control of what they learn and how they learn. And trainers face the challenge of rethinking their roles, create innovative learning environments and discovering and experiencing new tools to help learners learn better. __ Informal learning, social learning, or learning based on the learners’ choices or options are certainly redefining the roles of trainers, learning specialists and even learners themselves.

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Almost every time I have a conversation, I learn something new. Most of the time I learn something, I write a blog post. But I don't have nearly enough time to have conversations, learn and write blog posts. And since I'm sure I'd learn something, I'd likely write up a post about it. Also please include terms and a link that will help it get put into appropriate categories in the eLearning Learning Community. Here's my eLearning Authoring Method or Trick.