Likert-Type Scales: Examples, Samples and Information
SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
If you are doing a formative or summative evaluation of instruction or doing a needs assessment or a program evaluation, sooner or later you are going to need a Likert-type scale. You also may have a question about using odd or even numbers in the Likert-Type Scale, here is some insight on that. Here are several types of scales that you might find handy.
eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging
AUGUST 27, 2015
One of the ways I become a better eLearning designer is by finding good examples and trying to replicate the elements I like. Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course.
MAY 26, 2016
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.
Sample branching scenario + cool tool
JULY 12, 2011
It’s based on TiddlyWiki , a lightweight information management tool. Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). It might also be mobile-friendly — at least, the sample scenario works on my iPhone.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. For example, you might schedule. Seven Simple Secrets to.
Chunking Information to Design eLearning
B Online Learning
APRIL 19, 2017
Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces so that human brain can easily digest the new information. For example, if you had to absorb a list of 11 numbers in your short-term memory you would likely have a difficult time.
Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment
MAY 3, 2011
Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). On the contrary, I believe formal and informal modes of delivery complement each other.
Learn Informal Learning Informally
JUNE 13, 2012
Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Review cases and examples of successful implementations. review models, cases, archetypes of successful informal learning. Informal Learning Just Ja
Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer
MARCH 15, 2014
Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
always, conducting the interviews proved to be informative, revealing and fun. consume information outside of work. information in their everyday lives. amounts of information with a few clicks. information about why and how the. INFORMATION, YOU’RE.
3 Engaging Samples of Gamified E-learning Developed in 2016
DECEMBER 27, 2016
In this blog, we will highlight three gamified samples developed this year. When given information directly about customers, learners may not recall it in actual situations. eLearning Design game based learning gamified e-learning samples
Why Microlearning Drives Over 20% More Information Retention Than Long-Form Training
APRIL 28, 2016
As if the potential to transform behaviors and organizations wasn’t intriguing enough, a new study out of Germany indicates that short content drives over 20% more information retention. In other words, stockpiling information slowed down the process of retrieving it.
Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. Read this article to find out more about Guided Informal Learning. What is Guided Informal Learning?
Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
Let’s take a look at a quick example. To get it out of their heads, we need to shift our approach by making traditional formal training more flexible by incorporating more informal learning. Rolling out Informal Learning.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Diagnose: Sue has a general idea of what she needs to improve, but she knows she needs to get more information to better diagnose and understand her skill gaps. Now, what Sue did in our example scenario wasn’t. So, in Sue’s example above, after she discovered the.
Interesting Information about MOOCs—An Infographic
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
I’ve taken a MOOC and found it interesting but I was not motivated enough to complete the activities or finish the course, but that’s only a sample size of one. This was sent to me by Muhammad Saleem. The infographic takes a closer look at reasons why some professors and academics remain unconvinced. I think the hype is a little over the top in terms of impact on education.
Smart Companies Support Informal Learning
OCTOBER 29, 2012
“It’s critical that training and development professionals not go overboard with command and control when they support informal learning. How can we define informal learning? Workers rely most on informal learning. Learning informal learning
21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)
MAY 29, 2014
THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities.
Scenario example: Chainsaw training!
JUNE 2, 2016
You didn’t push information into their heads and then see if they could recognize it on a test. More scenario examples. Scenario design activity ideas branching scenarios client management examples needs analysisWhat’s the best way to teach people to cut down a tree?
Check Out This Gamified E-Learning Example
AUGUST 2, 2016
Gamified E-Learning Example. Key Points of Gamified E-Learning Example. However, the learner doesn’t get the points, but they do get the information. What do you like about this elearning example? Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration.
Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.
AUGUST 11, 2011
A common noun represents a class of entities (for example, city, planet, person or corporation). Social media can be an accelerant for social learning, both in formal and informal settings. Moreover, informal learning should not be overcomplicated.
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.
Top 4 Tips for Designing Information-Based Courses
FEBRUARY 24, 2014
We design more information-based courses today than we would care to admit. Agreed, these courses can instead be called web pages, cheat sheets, information dumps, knowledge stores, etc. Here are our top 4 tips for designing information-based courses: 1.
How to Convince Higher Ups That “Fun” eLearning Is Good Business
APRIL 2, 2013
We use examples from real projects to help you uncover the best way to meet these challenges in your organization. Here are some examples: An illustrated example. The example below is from the Building Evacuation course we developed for Roche Diagnostics.
6 Benefits of Informal Learning
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
Perhaps the highest level of learning with the deepest cognitive impact is informal learning. In this article, we’ll share with you the strategies to embed informal learning in your eLearning environment to capitalize on this excellent motivating learning style.
What’s the Role of Informal Learning in Modern Learning Strategy?
JANUARY 12, 2016
Hilarious examples can be found all over the Internet and in everyday life of kids mimicking adults. As we grow into our teens and adulthood, a greater percentage of our learning is structured, but that doesn’t stop experiential - or informal - learning from occurring.
Implementing an LMS (or: Good Information Never Gets Stale)
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Recently I was looking for background information about implementing an LMS. In this age when technology changes so fast I wasn’t sure how relevant the information would be but I opened it anyway because certainly some of the 339 tips would still be useful. For example, on page 11 the tip “ Use a phased rollout to a small group of users first, then to a larger group, then to your largest group. 337 more useful tips are included in this informative publication.
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Some nonprofit organizations, in an effort to improve outcomes for their clients and to be more accountable for results, are applying an “evidence-informed practice” approach to their work. Both of these common ways of thinking are barriers to evidence-informed practice.
Evaluating Informal Learning
The Peformance Improvement
JULY 24, 2013
Informal learning in organizations is finally being recognized as a key aspect of employee development and performance improvement. But how do you evaluate something that is as unpredictable and serendipitous as informal learning?
Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning
AUGUST 7, 2014
Wikipedia With the rise of social and informal learning, and ubiquitous mobile devices (tablets, phablets, smartphones and everything in between), micro-learning as a concept and practice has taken off. Typically, micro-learning or learning bytes or learning capsules work well as a component of informal learning where the learner pulls what they need to solve an immediate problem. Micro-learning thus lends itself to formal, informal and incidental learning.
The eLearning Coach
SEPTEMBER 23, 2009
Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces (Oh, that’s the visual!) so the brain can more easily digest new information. The reason the brain needs this assistance is because working memory, which is the equivalent of being mentally online, holds a limited amount of information at one time. The pearl of wisdom here is that if a learner’s working memory is full, the excess information will just drop out—as in disappear.
5 games every e-learning professional should play
APRIL 2, 2017
Some of the multiple-choice questions are unavoidably obvious; for example, do you “Check for danger and then help” or do you “Run to them now!”… You can narrow down someone’s age by whether they include spaces in their file names.
5 eLearning Examples That Will Get You Thinking Outside the Box
APRIL 3, 2015
A good way to get unstuck from developing boring courses is to analyze good eLearning examples. So to help you get unstuck, here are five eLearning examples that will change the way you think, and help you get outside the box. What good eLearning examples have you seen?
Sample Dissertation / Thesis Example - Custom Thesis Papers
APRIL 13, 2017
This section of the site contains background information on the topic of Illegal Immigration and few thesis statement examples Thesis statement for argumentative essay. How to write an argumentative thesis statement? Argument thesis statements.
Gamification Examples: How to bring fun into business eLearning
MARCH 14, 2017
However, one cannot successfully apply gamification examples in business eLearning environments without first understanding the intent and purpose behind it. Examples. Here are some gamification examples in business that companies, both large and small, could easily embrace.
Short, informative, focused: The secret ingredients of explainer animations
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Give your learners a focused burst of information to reinforce your elearning course. An explainer animation puts a lot of information on a single subject into a small package. Informative – There’s a message.