Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. What do we mean by learning styles?

Recommended Research: Constructivism & Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

Last week, we had an awesome virtual class on how to implement an effective gamification strategy within a corporate learning environment! In class, we briefly touched on some learning theories and research related to constructivism and the effective use of technology, games and gamification within the overall learning environment. A great explanation of what constructivism is, what helps us learn, and what learning truly is.

Creating Successful Online Courses with Emerging Technologies

DigitalChalk eLearning

The e-learning industry has been booming for the last 15 years and it continues to grow in popularity and with technological advances. I have been teaching in the online classroom for the last 15 years and have been able to see the very beginning of e-learning as well as the most current e-learning technologies. We decided we needed to fish were the fish were and start integrating in social media into the e-learning environment.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes.

Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art). mobile learning. e-learning. Learning Styles and Visualization. I know that recently the whole idea of learning styles has come under attack. So in honor of that preference (are learning styles a lifestyle choice or are they biological?) Technorati Tags : learning styles , visualization. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Learning Styles and Visualization : Comments.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter from “How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 1: “ Learning: From Speculation to Science ,” from How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School , by Bransford, Brown, and Cocking. The current methods we use to deliver learning have been shaped by research within the field of education, as well as related fields. Learning professionals now design curricula from a perspective that is more focused on the learner’s needs.

The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate – Coming to Orlando in February!

Adobe Captivate

I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time. Learning geeks will unite in Orlando for our three-day learning technology program February 22-24, 2019. Day 1: Creation and Authoring Learning Tools , presented by Jeff Batt. Day 3: Delivery and Emerging Technologies , presented by yours truly. The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program. How to learn any new authoring tool.

Teachers Turning to EdTech [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Not too long ago, I wrote an article about the social media use in the classroom , how it is gaining in popularity, and whether or not it is ideal for all situations. Not surprisingly, more facts are emerging about education technology (EdTech), and all are indicating its inevitable growth.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Strategies: As part of a blended learning strategy.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate.

In Pursuit of The RIGHT Learning Management System (LMS) for Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Until such times as systems can seamlessly track, report and produce useful data for the learning that occurs through the many little experiences in the daily workflow without manual intervention, I think it is still ‘work in progress’.” – Charles Jennings (in our interview with him).

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Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. You say “I learned by observing what worked and didn’t.

Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow

G-Cube

There are many stages in the corporate world where employees need learning the most – whether they want to learn for the first time or to increase their existing knowledge by further learning opportunities. The first step towards personalized learning is learning analytics.

Responsive Learning: An Innovative Approach To Organizational Success

G-Cube

It is of no wonder that learning styles and preferences of modern learners are evolving with time. So, this is the time where professional training and mobile learning solutions blend to deliver efficient training outcomes. Impact of Responsive Learning on Modern Learners.

Are Learning Experience Platforms the Next LMS?

LearnDash

I’ve recently seen a new term crop up in e-learning blogs, and it deserves some clarification. That term is “Learning Experience Platform,” or LXP. According to some of the blogs I’ve read, the LXP is the next generation of the LMS: more powerful, more flexible, and generally better across almost every e-learning context. Versatile micro learning program options. Case in point: micro learning. Mobile-optimized courses and learning apps.

Can Poor LMS Interface Jeopardize Learning?

Origin Learning

Definitions and theories notwithstanding, errors often creep in, thus leading to sub-optimal or even failed learning outcomes. E-Learning as we know comes with its own set of challenges and limitations. So care has to be taken to deliver solutions that will translate to real learning.

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Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

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Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere.

Initial reflections on Slow Learning #change11

Clark Quinn

A couple of themes have emerged that partly I want to elaborate on, and partly want to reflect upon. I believe in, and do try, ‘learning out loud’, so I’ll both try to elaborate and draw myself up short. One of the themes that emerged is the rejection of the GPS idea, and extolling a preference for getting lost (I did explicitly mention that GPS’s do not help you learn the terrain, but I’ll add that they could).

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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GoRed Campaign Video, BLP Developer’s Past Projects, and How to be a Learning Mythbuster: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. Stories are powerful mechanisms for helping us learn/motivating us to want to learn.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

While Faith recognised that generational attributes are widely disputed (eg online habits are not defined by age but by exposure to emerging technology), her key message is that people across all generations are using technology today to bridge gaps and collaborate.

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support

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There are many benefits of training and online learning in the corporate sector and no one can question the need for training initiatives. More often than not, the two main culprits are: Learners’ apathy towards learning and lack of organizational support. e-Learning

From Surface to In-Depth Learning

KnowledgeOne

The concepts of surface and in-depth learning emerged some 40 years ago, when two Swedish psychology researchers, Ference Marton and Roger Säljö, were trying to understand how a group of university students approached reading. Surface learning. In-depth learning.

9 Clever Elearning and EdTech Trends You Must Try

eLearning Brothers

The web has been a good provider of multitudes of online resources and it helps boost one-of-a-kind learning experiences. A lot of effective, new types of learning style never cease to emerge. Guest post by Gabbie Keegan.

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Your Guide to Creating Online Courses for Generation Z

OpenSesame

We make it sound as if these guys have suddenly emerged to disrupt our world. Gen Z is more connected than Millennials on social media while more likely than Millennials to use personal connections, rather than directories to conduct business and to give higher priority to their career.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Designing Blended Online Courses

eThink Education

Blended learning requires knowledge of the specifics of synchronous and asynchronous online instruction, as well as finding the right balance between the two. Blended learning shows great potential to emerge as the predominant learning model of the near future.

Do We Still Need the LMS?

CLO Magazine

billion into various types of learning and training companies in 2016, and the number appears to be going up in 2017. Saba Software, one of the pioneers in enterprise learning technology, was founded less than 20 years ago, and since then the market has exploded.

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Top 3 Online Training Best Practices for New Hire Orientation

CommLab India

For some others, it was a walk through the park because there was no training at all – they just got in and learned – sometimes the hard way. Include a directory of existing employees – the departments they work in and their roles – who can be contacted in case of an emergency.

Honoring International Women's Day

Litmos

If you’re not familiar with International Women’s Day (IWD) , it’s a global celebration of “the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women” and a call to action to accelerate gender parity. Sandy Sultz, Adult Learning Manager, Girl Scouts of San Diego.

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Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes.

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10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning

TalentLMS

Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. But we do realize that real-time e-learning experience is not always an option.

Never Too Late to Learn New Tricks

CLO Magazine

New platforms and approaches have emerged that better meet the working and learning styles and cadence of millennials. Neurological reality: Science confirms that old dogs can indeed learn new tricks. Social/in groups. Personalizing learning.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0

Reflections on 15 years

Clark Quinn

For Inside Learning & Technologies 50th edition, a number of us were asked to provide reflections on what has changed over the past 15 years. I was excited about the prospect of taking the latest learning science to the needs of the corporate world. Social media allow us to tap into the power of people working together. Coupled with our technological improvements are advances in our understanding of how we think, work, and learn.

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Using Data-Driven Learning For Training Success

eFront

Firstly, what is data-driven learning? We are all aware that learning is fundamental to development and growth in any community, and are constantly searching for ways to learn smarter. We’d all like to understand the way in which groups of people learn most effectively, right?