6 Features of Learning Objects


Learning objects (LOs) are digital entities that are authentic and based on real-world events. They are integrated within an eLearning course, in response and direct correlation to the learning objectives. These are also known as knowledge objects or nuggets.

How To Write Effective Learning Objectives To Support Your Blended Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning programs can include many deliverables. Assuming that preliminary analysis resulted in concrete goals for the program, converting those goals into actual, measurable learning objectives specific to each deliverable is critical for the success of the blended learning strategy.

10 Steps to Create Your Own Learning Objects (L.O.s)


What kind of images come to your mind when you think of learning objects ? Do you think of trainees in a lab or at home working through a set of interactive exercises? Or remote employees working on the same interactive exercise in a collaborative manner?

Learning Objectives are Dead Unless You Do CPR - Tip #122

Vignettes Learning

Learning objectives are good as basis for defining what we want to impart to learners. Unfortunately, when we stop there, learners find the learning objectives senseless and as a result, disengage and/or skip the objectives altogether.

It’s Really That Simple - Steps in Story Learning Design - Try the Live Exercise - Tip #120

Vignettes Learning

Play this interactive exercise on “ Stash the Cash ” - a Fraud Detection Story-Based Design. Here they learn to find their place (Context). As we learned in the previous chapter, the Autobiographical Memory begins to make a connection with the learning.

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training


Gen-Xers, Boomers, and Traditionalists often prefer learning through more direct methods like lectures, and many of them feel that gamification and interactivity are simply a waste of their time.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brain Plasticity & Cognitive Abilities

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Scientists are finding ways to change the brain through intellectual exercises. People who are socially clumsy can be given exercises that improve their brain’s ability to read nonverbal clues. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to A Better Blog

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 02, 2007 31 Days to A Better Blog I mentioned to Michele Martin that I was interested in participating in the 31 Days to a Better Blog Exercise being led by problogger Daren Rowse. Im not blogging for the money or the fame, but I am in it for the community, networking and learning opportunities. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 07, 2007 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8 This whole 31 Days to a Better Blog exercise is proving harder to stay on top of than I had even imagined. I use this blog as my own learning tool and write about what I feel like writing about -- usually right when it hits me. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

More Brain Research

Kapp Notes

The authors suggest several aspects of the exercise relevant to solving new problems: ignoring irrelevant items, monitoring ongoing performance, managing two tasks simultaneously and connecting related items to one another in space and time. Sounds like a well designed learning event.No? Does your teaching, e-learning or training help people become more intelligent? For a long time people have thought of intelligence as a static item.

Week four and going well

Moodle Journal

The whole exercise is in fact proving to be extremely worthwhile; the actual sessions themselves are to introduce our staff to converting their desktop materials written in Word and then showing these can be enriched with media and assessments.

Is E-learning Content Repurposing The Answer To Effective Use Of Available Resources?


With increased popularity of e-learning in the corporate world, it is a good idea to build in the scope of repurposing content, especially when creating custom e-learning content. These learning objects are then reused to create further learning content.

Chocolate coated raisins and termite mounds

Learning with e's

I enjoyed a very interesting few hours over at the University of Southampton yesterday, where I was a guest speaker at the Higher Education Academy e-Learning Symposium at the subject centre for Languages and Linguistics Area Studies. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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Learning Goals and Objectives in Course Design


Learning goals are broad, general statements of what we want our students to learn and provide: Direction, Focus, and. Learning goals are the heart of a course design and need to be made clear at the planning stage. Defining Learning Objectives. Objectives.

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Checklist for Online Courses

360 Training

Design for actual courses should reflect learner needs with respect to course objectives. 5-10 learning objectives , and per learning objective: 500-750 words (¾ – 1½ typed pages) 4-6 minutes of spoken audio 2-4 presentation slides + 1-3 context-rich interactive exercises or examples. INTERACTIVE EXERCISES (WITHIN THE COURSE). There is at least 1 activity or interactive exercise per learning objective.

Quick Tip: How to Speed up Course Production?

eLearning Brothers

Using learning objects: learning objects expedite courses production by reusing content. Learning objects makes editing a lot easier. When you change the original object, changes can apply to all or selected courses in which the object appears.

10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning


One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective.

3 Types of Assessments That Help Measure Effectiveness of E-Learning


Learning is an inseparable part of our lives, be as children or adults in the corporate world. But all learning endeavours have to be accountable and thus assessments are an important part of the learning cycle. e-Learning

A Simple Tip to Add a Personalized Touch to Your Online Courses


Probably yes, this is the kind of feedback we generally receive in our online assessments or exercises. Responsible for all technology details of digital solutions proposed for customers, since the compatibility of the digital learning objects until the outcomes generated. Great!

Role of Interactivity in eLearning


Include a Variety of Learning Activities – Most eLearning interactions contain both visual and auditory elements, but depending on the content and objectives, instructional designers can add simulations, games, drag and drop interactions, hands on exercises and assessments that support high levels of engagement. While interactivity can play a vital role in designing effective eLearning solutions, it needs to fit an overall learning methodology.

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Learning Escape Room – Year 2

Association eLearning

Last year, the Learning Escape Room was one of the most popular features of the Masie Center’s Learning 2016 conference. It was my first experience with an escape room and I was delighted to hear that it was coming back for Learning 2017.

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Five Essential Elements that Complete an E-learning Course

CommLab India

Every course available online can’t be termed e-learning. E-learning should help course takers learn. It should adhere to Instructional Design principles so that learning is effective. Your e-learning should be aimed at specific target audience. Learning Objectives.

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5 Effective Game Assessments for E-learning Courses [Infographic]

CommLab India

Assessments in e-learning courses play a vital role as they measure the learner’s achievement of learning objectives. But, how can you design good assessments that make the exercise fun and non-intimidating? eLearning Design game based learning

Five Essential Elements of High Quality E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

Every course available online can’t be termed e-learning. E-learning should help course takers learn. It should adhere to Instructional Design principles so that learning is effective. Your e-learning should be aimed at specific target audience. Learning Objectives.

3 Best Practices of Designing E-learning Assessments

CommLab India

Good assessments play a key role in the making of an effective e-learning course. What does it take to design a good e-learning assessment? Aspect #1: Mapping the questions to the learning objectives of the e-learning course. Learning objective.

Learning Design: When You Just Don’t Know Where to Start


Write Learning Objectives: This is where to start when you do not know where to start. Just write down all the learning objectives or outcomes expected from the course. ” This exercise forces you to do two things. ADDIE is good, SAM is good. DMADDI is good.

Instructional Design Strategies for Collaborative Learning: 4 Approaches For Effective Collaboration


Collaboration in learning is a good way to invite ideas and brainstorm but does not always meet learning objectives set out by the training team. One way to increase effectiveness and productivity of collaborative learning is by engaging learners in well- defined scripts.

11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training


The beauty of the blended learning experience lies in the fact that you get all the benefits of technology, without having to sacrifice that all-important human element. Formulate your blended learning goals in advance. What are your core learning objectives and goals?

15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses

CommLab India

Add interactivities that give the learner a chance to learn more or skip a given topic. Therefore, provide glossary, relevant sources, references, and tools for further research, in case the learner has doubts and wants to learn more about any topic. Tip 14: Inform about peer learning.

6 Instructional Design Tips For Noobs


For most people the best way to learn is by doing. Establish Learning Objectives – Your course and lessons should have clear learning objectives. These objectives should be constantly communicated to the learner.

Moodle training for LEA

Moodle Journal

We worked through all the introductory how-to exercises in Moodle and had time, about 20 minutes, at the end to discuss wider issues such as Learning Objects and Content Repositories The training course for the LEA (Local Education Authority) went extremely well, a small group of only five probably helped.

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Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience

Kapp Notes

In a recent article 3 Instructional Design Strategies For Virtual Reality Learning , I discussed three (among many) instructional design strategies for VR: Conceptual Orienteering, Critical Incident and Operational Application. Karl Kapp venturing into a VR learning experience.

Brainstorming in the Private Sector: Using CIA Tradecraft in Real Life Scenarios


Most of us in the learning development world either fall directly under Human Resources (HR) or have a tenuous connection to this department. Schedule the exercise between 60 to 90 minutes.

Locus of learning: community, AI, or org?

Clark Quinn

The article is about a (hypothetical) learning journey, and talks about how learning objects are part of that learning process. My issue is with the locus of the curation of those objects; should it be the organization, an AI, or the community?

Blended Bootcamp: 3 Tips for Your Healthiest Blended Learning Program Yet

ATD Learning Technologies

I’m sure many of you have looked at the current health status of your learning programs and want them to be in better shape. Discover—and use—many different learning tools. Blended learning. Blended learning. Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep. Hello 2017!