Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Maybe a few of you hate Facebook.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Maybe a few of you hate Facebook.

Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

Job Title: Instructional Designer. Job Category: eLearning, software, instructional design, training, education. Digitec Interactive is looking for an Instructional Designer to work with our production team in Orlando, Florida. The candidate will report to a project manager and perform instructional design tasks, following the ISD process to design and write e-learning modules, courses, and game-based learning experiences. Share this on Facebook.

Top 15 Instructional Design Tools Ranked

Continu

Instructional design tools are key to creating, modifying, and shaping training materials. With all the day to day details employees receive, you want your instructional design elements to make your training memorable. So searching for the correct instructional design tool is key to training success. If you are new to instructional design or are searching for a new tool, where do you begin? We’ve outlined 15 instructional design tools with our picks for the top three.

Creating Secret Facebook Groups to Create Class Discussion

DigitalChalk eLearning

When looking to find an effective method to create discussion for your class, training, or just group discussion, creating a Facebook group is a great way to do this. When you create a secret group this hides the group and all its content from anyone else on Facebook. Here are the steps you need to take to create your private Facebook group. Login to your Facebook account. Click the “Create Group” option in the left sidebar on your Facebook homepage.

Finding The Best Microlearning Methods For Your Team

SmartUp

You can try a variety of different microlearning methods and see how your team responds to them. Microlearning Methods. The key aspect of this method is to keep it short and simple. For instance, if you have to share a lot of data or several step-by-step instructions, try to incorporate them in an infographic. Another important aspect to consider when choosing between microlearning methods is the ability to test your learners.

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? In fact, instructional designers are wired to think this way.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Within that shrinking slice of online time, Facebook is increasingly the portal for everything. While the “document Web” (as author Ben Elowitz terms the old-style Web) shrank by 9 percent overall, Facebook consumption increased by 69 percent, essentially stealing time from everything else. Search engines, once the gatekeepers to the Web, are giving way to Facebook. This method is far more passive than active search, but can be more productive.

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Ruth Clark: eLearning and the Science of Instruction: A 10 Year Retrospection

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from December 13, 2011: eLearning Guild Thought Leaders Webinar Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer’s book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning – now in its 3rd edition. Smart phone…search functions…facebook/web 2.0…gaming…the Some instructional methods for beginning learners may degrade learning for experts. (it Instruct, Demo, Practice, Feedback.

#Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Blog Book Tour Recap

Kapp Notes

The blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has come to an end. Kapp: The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education - If you are in the training and education space, you cannot not have this book. The Gamification of Learning and Instruction spotted on Dr. Werbach’s bookshelf. Comment on Facebook (it’s Free!).

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Underway!

Kapp Notes

TODAY”S TOUR STOP: April 17: Gamification Facebook Page The stop includes a link to the first chapter of the book. We have just started an exciting blog book tour as ASTD and I venture on a 25 stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education. And a Facebook page for the tour , stop by and give it a LIKE:). April 17: Gamification Facebook Page.

Karl Kapp Book Tour: The Gamification of Learning and Instruction #gamiLI

Learning Visions

It’s the Cammy Bean stop on the blog book tour for Karl Kapp’s newest book: The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-Based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education Karl Kapp is a professor of instructional technology in Bloomsburg University’s Department of Instructional Technology in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. Over the years, Karl and I have had wonderful arguments about gamers and gender and instructional design.

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The big story last week was how Facebook and Twitter played a lead role in the Egyptian protests against Mubarak, allowing people to bypass the Internet shutdown and post messages via telephone calls.

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Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject. We can shape the gamification discussion about the sales training to be more instructionally sound than if we were not involved or left out. Week One Recap.

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Underway!

Kapp Notes

We have just started an exciting blog book tour as ASTD and I venture on a 25 stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education. And a Facebook page for the tour , stop by and give it a LIKE:). April 17: Gamification Facebook Page. Gamification of Learning and Instruction.

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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

Change Management Strategy: Use Social Media

InfoPro Learning

In today’s fast-paced world, effective Change Management increases the success of organizational change and project initiatives by applying a structured framework of methods, tools and processes, managing the change from a current state to a future state. With over 15 years of experience, Brenda is an avid learning strategist with content development, instructional design and business analysis as her core areas of expertise. Instructional Design

5 Ways to Improve Online Course Completion Rates

LearnDash

Still, there are some tried and tested methods you can use to improve completion rates for all your online courses. If you do not want to host your own forum, a Facebook Group can be very effective. When your students join a course Facebook Group, posts from the group will appear in their Facebook News Feeds. Students can continue to be members of the course Facebook Group even after they complete the course. instructional design

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How to Build High Impact Courses that Get Lasting Results with Instructional Designer Julie Dirksen

LifterLMS

Learn how to build high impact courses that get lasting results with instructional designer Julie Dirksen in this LMScast episode with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Julie’s book Design For How People Learn is available on Amazon, and there are a lot of really smart people engaging with her Facebook group called Design For How People Learn. I’m not an instructional designer and necessarily a teacher per se.

Top 8 Mobile Learning Development Hurdles eLearning Developers Must Overcome

InfoPro Learning

They are also less likely to spark a conversation on Facebook if you tout the advantages of active participation. Instead, they rely on more tactile navigation methods. Instructional DesignIn this article, I’ll highlight the top 8 mobile learning development hurdles that eLearning developers face, as well as useful tips to overcome them. Mobile Learning Development Hurdles eLearning Developers Face.

10 Guidelines to Help Your Learners Find Credible Online Sources

LearnDash

Or in 2005, before Facebook became open to the public? For instance, part of what makes Pew a reliable source is that they are open about their methods. E-Learning Instructional Design accreditation student support universitiesAssigning your learners a research project for your course? Here’s how to help them find good sources. I feel fortunate to have grown up with the Internet.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject. We can shape the gamification discussion about the sales training to be more instructionally sound than if we were not involved or left out. Week One Recap.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

The Learning Circuits

The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject. We can shape the gamification discussion about the sales training to be more instructionally sound than if we were not involved or left out.

How to Create a Data-Driven Learning Strategy

LearnDash

Working with the above goals, you should be able to measure the following using various data-gathering methods: Course completion rate: When are your learners dropping out of the course? We’re not talking about snooping on someone’s Facebook activity in order to hijack their attention. e-learning instructional designLearner data can help you create a course that better matches your organization’s needs. You’ve build an online course, but is it doing what you need it to do?

8 Productivity Tips for Online Course Creators

LearnDash

The old-school method is to keep a notebook and a pen with you at all times, which is a good solution if you prefer to do your thinking on paper. When you come up against a difficult problem in your online course creation process, do you find yourself opening up Facebook or Twitter? entrepreneur instructional designIn the face of distractions sabotaging your concentration, the following tips can help you focus on building the best online course in a timely fashion.

You Decide! Interactivity in New Media

Web Courseworks

Learners are engaged with the media that surrounds them, and it wouldn’t hurt instructional designers to take a few tips on how to create engaging content. Luckily for instructional designers, the field seems to be in step with the implementation of branching scenarios in other sorts of media. I recently noticed a Victoria’s Secret ad while browsing Facebook that prompted me to decide whether the character in the ad should spend the night in or go out on the town with her partner.

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Our eLearners desire something human. The best designs let something human look back at them.

Coffee and Design

Consider: CompuServe, AOL, MySpace, Google, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp. I can share something—on Twitter or Facebook or Instagram—about what I’s currently experiencing and immediately hear from others experiencing the same thing.”. Yes this can have it’s advantages which is probably why eLearning as often a method chosen by many students in the first place. eLearning Human Element Instructional Design Online Instruction social presence

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Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

This assimilation of many generations — and many perspectives — under a single roof can often pose organizational, managerial, and instructional challenges. Instructional designers must take these audience attributes into consideration when designing training modules. Instructional Design Practices for Multiple Generations.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Becoming a Learning Architect

Integrated Learnings

In this book, Shepherd makes the point that we, as instructional designers, need to shift our focus from simple course creation to that of an architect who designs an entire learning environment, similar to the way an architect designs environments for living and working. I began to reflect on the 11+ years that I have been an instructional designer and how the role has changed dramatically over that period of time. By Dean Hawkinson.

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

How about an instructional designer? If you’re thinking about repurposing an old PowerPoint presentation with tons of text (there was a lot of information to cover), you might want to consider hiring an instructional designer. An instructional designer knows how to present information in a way that makes sense to your learners. Our instructional designers recommend the book The Accidental Instructional Designer by Cammy Bean. Share this on Facebook.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

Though a variety of models guide our instructional design work, I’d argue that ADDIE functions as the basic backbone of the process. Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Nine Events of Instruction and Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles each describe models that guide eLearning lesson design from start to finish. Two more articles offer design-oriented food for thought: Amazon Would Make a Good Instructional Designer Six Principles for Sticky Ideas.

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Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

The use of different delivery methods and learning strategies helps maintain engagement. Share this on Facebook. What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning? Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). There are many different types of eLearning, so it isn’t surprising that they can be divided into categories. Let’s explore them and take a look at their advantages and disadvantages. Asynchronous/ Self-Paced.

5 Ways to Tell Stories in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

So once we’ve assembled an instructional story, how can we include it within an eLearning lesson? They’re a relatively quick read, an effective method for displaying dialog, and visually engaging. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. Instructional Design Audio Video Storytelling eLearningBy Shelley A. Gable. We’ve talked about the value of storytelling for conveying tacit knowledge in eLearning and a formula for telling stories.

Why Negative Reinforcement is Actually Quite Positive!

Association eLearning

Method. Share this on Facebook. Today, I wanted to talk about a misnomer I hear all the time that drives me up a wall. Negative reinforcement. Many people hear the phrase and picture scenes of scolding and beratement. They believe that since positive reinforcement means rewarding someone then negative reinforcement must mean punishing someone. I’d like to clear this up right now.