Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

He asked, “Is the 45-minute course you created a good use of 45 minutes of the learner’s life? “Learner experience” (LX) is an emerging buzz term that originated from the software world, which focuses on “UX” or user experience.

Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning

Raptivity

Learning Analytics and Knowledge’, defines it as, “the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs.” Learner profiling could be another one.

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eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging

eLearningArt

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.

Do Your Learners Know the ‘Why’?

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Many learning leaders struggle to help learners feel accountable for their own growth and development. It might have all of the right content and still fail to help learners change their behavior. Sometimes training is too general and not meaningful to learners in their specific role.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

of learners. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. outline the objectives that learners will need in order to meet the goals. For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year.

How to Target Training to Learner Personas (Free Worksheet)

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Blogs like this one share examples of award-winning training all the time, and it’s what people talk about at learning conferences as well. What do learners want? But what about your target learners? So how do you create a Learner Persona? Learner Persona Worksheet.

Secret to Creating Self-Motivated Learners

Association eLearning

Your learners’ interest in your association’s educational offerings works the same way. Here are some ideas for how to provide your learners with training they’ll want to take. Learners are more likely to take advantage of your association’s educational offerings if you: . ?

eLearning: Designing for Every Learner

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    In my fantasy world, every learner who takes one of my courses would be tech savvy; and I'd be able to try lots of cool new things to keep them interested. If you ask a learner to perform a task, make it clear what the task is and that they are to perform it.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 4 – Examples

Learnnovators

Here we’re talking about the role of examples in learning, and we’ll continue on through emotional elements, and finally putting it all together. Examples are a part of learning, as we know, and learning design is, or should be considered complex. So too with examples, we tend to treat them as easy to write. However, an example that is missing the nuances, the details that make them work, can be as useless as nothing at all. Deeper eLearning Design: Part 4 – Examples.

Corporate Training in 2014: Business Goals, Learner Needs, or Both?

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What new tools can help my learners right now? ” In it, Harward suggests that the days of focusing on what learners need and want are over. Who is your learner? ” Even this example is rather basic. let your goals and your learners work hand in hand.

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

The links you create determine the path that the learner takes through the records. Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). Design the story so the learners can discover meanings on their own.

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

The links you create determine the path that the learner takes through the records. Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). Design the story so the learners can discover meanings on their own.

The learner speaks

Clive on Learning

Towards Maturity has just published a new study, The Learner Voice , which summarises the views on learning technologies of 2000 employees in the private sector. A massive 84% are willing to use technology to share knowledge to help others learning, which begs the question why we are not seeing more successful examples of this happening in a work context. There’s an interesting table further on in the report which contrasts the perceptions of learning professionals and learners.

Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?

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And for learners who are over-extended and not motivated to learn in the first place, they are not the answer at all. I feel like I am an example of the “C-suite” person so many say are the reason we need to shift to micro-learning. Example.

How to Keep E-Learners Engaged

Origin Learning

It is the most elementary and important goal of any learning program to keep learners interested, active and motivated to explore the course further. In this blog we’ll talk about ways that can keep your e-learners engaged and coming back for more: Keep content relevant.

Redefining Training: Empowering the Learner

Origin Learning

Because training is restrictive (in terms of physical presence or geographical location for example), formal and rigid whereas learning is all pervasive, fluid and liberating. Employee Learning Empowering the Learner Redefining Training Redefining Training Empowering the Learner

Make Learners Care about Compliance Training

Experiencing eLearning

Unfortunately, compliance training is often just a content dump with a narrator basically reading the policy, followed by some multiple choice questions to see if learners remember what they heard 5 minutes earlier. A great example of this technique is The Lab: Avoiding Research Misconduct.

Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves

Experiencing eLearning

In my last post, I explained how starting compliance training with a worst-case scenario can engage learners right from the start. Setting the course up with a scenario helps learners understand why the policies matter. All of that is “pushing” content to learners.

Protagonists Should Be Like Your Learners

Experiencing eLearning

The protagonist should be someone your learners identify with. In workplace learning, that means the character has the same or a similar job as the learners. The learners should recognize the problems the character is dealing with and ideally share the protagonist’s goal.

4 Excellent Examples of E-learning Courses

CommLab India

Such courses confuse learners which makes them want to quit. Learners have to answer questions at certain points to proceed further. According to Microsoft, the average attention span of Gen-Y learners is about 8 seconds, which is even shorter than that of a Goldfish.

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Get Em Back – Ur Learners Ur LMS

eLearning 24-7

Example: All customer service reps will be accessing the LMS. Toss in some features that the learner will see as a plus. “We will be including an opportunity to earn points, for taking a course/content and where you can exchange for items in our reward store.”

How to Engage Learners Before, During and After Training

Knowledge Guru

What about your learners? Your learners are likely no different: they have a long list of things to get done each day… and the training you want them to take may not be a top priority. You need a strategy that engages learners before, during and after the primary training event.

3 Engaging Samples of Gamified E-learning Developed in 2016

CommLab India

In an earlier blog, I had written about how using game elements in e-learning can greatly improve learner engagement. Game elements, when incorporated in e-learning courses motivate learners, present challenges to them, and improve learner experience and engagement.

How Long Should We Let Learners Go Down the Wrong Path?

Experiencing eLearning

“Why make a learner go so far down a wrong path? I’m not sure how much value there is to learners in going down seven steps of the wrong path with no way to recover. I try to give learners the opportunity to correct their own mistakes.

Engage Learners in 7 Easy Ways Before Their eLearning Course Starts

Enyota Learning

How often have you thought of engaging your online learners prior to the commencement of their eLearning course? Even though the learning takes place online, trainers can still interact with their learners. Discover what motivates your learners.

Gamification is Increasing Learner Engagement

Your Training Edge

In this post, let me share you whether gamification really works for increasing learner engagement or not, but before that, it is necessary to explore this term little bit.

Hire Learners for the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

Companies today need learners. They need to hire people who are continuous learners and who can help others learn continuously. Ask about specific examples of these behaviors in their previous work. In the Agricultural Economy, a strong back was enough.

Let your learners fail

LearnUpon

Put learners through their paces so they’re engaged and work hard to achieve the badges or certificates up for grabs! Start with what you want to achieve; “My learners need to get a score of at least 60% to pass. Learners shouldn’t feel cheated by an impossible pass rate.

Learning Professionals Must Be Learners

CLO Magazine

Learning professionals must be experiential learners. To be an experiential learner we must first consciously participate in and consume the learning and technology methodologies our organization is using. Learning professionals must be innovative learners.

Why Learner Personas and Learning Design Go Hand-in-Hand

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By crafting a learner persona, you can go beyond a typical audience analysis and paint a vivid picture of who you are designing a learning experience or materials for. Ideally, you will interact with the target learners. How to Create a Learner Persona. Example.

Become Learner Focused with Learning Paths

Association eLearning

As the LMS industry evolves to meet the needs of newer generations of learners, organizations are having to answer the age-old question “What’s in it for me (WIIFM)?” Learners need more motivation than simply taking courses because they are told to, they need a reason.

Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

The idea that massive open online courses (MOOCs) can greatly enhance learner engagement and retention in corporate training settings has been a recurrent theme on this blog. (If Because video plays such a central role, it has a huge impact on the learners’ experience.

What do we mean by learner-centred e-learning?

The eLearning Nomad

Placing the learner at the centre of the learning process is often encouraged in e-learning design yet frequently misunderstood. I find that the examples provided in articles about this topic repeatedly ignore the real meaning of this approach. Compliance training isn’t learner-centred.

5 Good E-learning Examples Created Using Lectora Inspire

CommLab India

1 Let us now look at 5 examples of online courses developed using Lectora Inspire. This e-learning module, a fine example of the gamified online course development capabilities of Lectora Inspire 16, engages learners very effectively.