Online Course Forum Tips


Many online courses today have some component of online forum for discussion about the course material. But creating an effective forum takes more than having the proper technology in place. Start Simple - Before asking users to answer questions based on content, get them used to the program you are using for your forums. Request that learners provide more details to back-up their opinions with references to the material and personal experience.

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Forums vs. Social Networks?

Clark Quinn

I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. So, I'm trying to figure out what's going to be the right software / service to adopt, but I'm also trying to think about the differences in: Forum / Threaded Discussion / Group Examples are Google Groups and Yahoo Groups. However, they typically try to give a better sense of the person and make interactions more social.


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xAPI Camp Videos on Connections Forum


Enabling Personal Data Ownership. As promised, almost every other day we’re posting something new from our one-day xAPI Camp that took place at University of Central Florida on March 24. There are many more videos to go, and you can check out what different organizations are doing with the Experience API right now ! Andy Johnson. LRS and xAPI Conformance. Ben Betts. Marty Rosenheck. Driving Innovation in Teacher Education. Art Werkenthin on CMI5. John Delano.

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Personalized Learning for Employees


It is because of this that course developers have gone through great lengths to create a more personal learning experience. As the inforgraphic above details, the most popular methods used to help personalize learning include coaching and mentoring, mobile learning initiatives, social learning initiative, elearning, and video learning. Use gamification elements, forums, user profiles, user groupings, and activity streams to supplement the course material.

Highlights from the Spring Client Forum

Unicorn Training

We're not quite sure where the time goes, but this week we were back with the first of our biannual Client Forum events for 2018. a brand new feature at this forum, we were also delighted to be joined by a number of our partners - including Video Arts, The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), MicroLearn and FSTP. Oh yes, it's that time of year again!We're

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The Benefits of Using an LMS forum


Using a discussion forum in your learning management system (LMS) is one way to introduce a social component to learning. In this post, we explain what a forum is, how it works, and list the benefits. In the early days of the internet, asynchronous social tools like chat rooms and discussion forums allowed people to communicate with others on a scale that had never been seen before. What is an online forum? What are the components of an online forum?

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6 Tips for Moving In-Person Courses On-Line


Transitioning your courses from an in-person to an on-line environment? Your teachers are going to need a lot of support with their first online courses, both in using the new system and in transferring their in-person courses into an effective on-line environment.

Personality style has impacts on how we cope with remote work

CLO Magazine

The impacts of these changes have dominated our personal, family and work lives, including decisions that span everything from shopping to socializing to the ways in which we work. Since the outset of the coronavirus outbreak the world has changed suddenly and dramatically in various ways.

Unicorn Summer Client Forum - Top Takeaways

Unicorn Training

Yesterday we held our Unicorn Summer Client Forum and welcomed over 70 guests to the O2 Intercontinental Hotel, North Greenwich. Continuing the theme from the Spring Client Forum where Mike Hawkyard, Amuzo Games MD shared insight around mobile moments, Chris revisited mobile as a theme during his session about content and apps. Nigel explained how every person has their own limits and ceiling of capability, but quite often this ceiling isn’t reached, so why is this?

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Live from Learning Technologies Summer Forum

Unicorn Training

It’s that time of year again – we’re back at Learning Technologies Summer Forum today at Kensington Olympia!With It isn’t enough for a workforce to have an intellectual understanding of the reasons and rationale for change; instead it’s the alignment of this change to personal, individual goals that catalyses positive action and lasting behavioural shifts.2.

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How to Use the Psychology of Personalization in Your Marketing


Personalization helps learners feel important, and cuts down on irrelevant messaging. As an online course instructor, there are many ways you can use the psychology of personalization to your benefit. Yet even though we know better, emails that use the recipient’s personal name perform better than those which don’t. Deliver it to them through personalized marketing. The post How to Use the Psychology of Personalization in Your Marketing appeared first on LearnDash.

How to Communicate With Any Personality Type

ej4 eLearning

Still, leading a team composed of different personality types can be a challenge. Communicating via email instead of the phone or in-person meetings, for example, can give introverts time to process and respond in their own way. Give Extroverts a Forum to Try Out Ideas : Most extroverts are also external processors, meaning that they tend to think out ideas and arguments by talking out loud. Appreciate the Diversity: Remember, you have your personality type, too.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

One thing that always comes up, and we say no to, is the requirement for a discussion forum. This seems like a bit on an odd omission; we are a social learning platform but we don’t have a discussion forum? The next question that tends to come is, could we build in a discussion forum? Here’s my 3 reasons why Curatr doesn’t have a discussion forum (and never will): 1. Empty forums are an all too common occurrence in Learning Management Systems.

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The 2017 Learning Technologies Summer Forum Backchannel: Curated Resources #LTSF17

David Kelly

This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2017 Learning Technologies Summer Forum held June 13 in London. Official 2017 Learning Technologies Summer Forum Resources. Summer Forum Website. Summer Forum Free Seminars. 7 people you need to know at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2017 by Kate Graham. The backchannel is an excellent resource for learning from a conference or event, even if you are unable to attend in-person.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. That forum is still up and running. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful.

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Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

I recently had a great conversation with Becky Barch, a performance consultant at the Bank, about her smart application of discussion forum software from ElementK. The forum is targeted to a small group – loan/lending assistants. One person had become the “defacto associate help desk”. Becky turned around and used a discussion forum to make the situation better. They are now using the discussion forum as part of training initiatives.

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Top Tips from Unicorn Client Forum

Unicorn Training

Integrated, simplicity, ease of use, all in one place – these were the key themes that kept coming to the fore as Unicorn held its third Client Forum in London yesterday. In 2010 T&C was moved into L&D section to get away from the ‘tick box’ nature of compliance towards a more personal, professional and business development approach. The forum is also searchable and if a client still needs help, their query gets flagged automatically with help desk.

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5 Top Takeaways From Learning Technologies Summer Forum 16

Unicorn Training

Despite the weather feeling a little more like October than June, today was the annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum event at Kensington Olympia. 4 Learning teams might be designing for ‘Gen Y’, but they are not represented by themIt might be my age, but as an attendee in my mid-20s I couldn’t help realising that in spite of all the earnest talk around designing for the future, not a single presentation we saw featured a person from the 16-30 group.

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Telus Makes Learning Personal

CLO Magazine

Here we have annual leadership forums for our top leaders. They take a personal approach with their employees and, in turn, it reciprocates engagement. Yes, we address the competencies, but we’re focused truly on the learner and trying to ensure that that person not only stays engaged in the course learning but that they feel more productive and they feel like a higher performer once they go back to the job,” Braden said.

Does Online Training Work?


Meeting people and joining forums is another advantage of online learning courses. Corporate Training eLearning LMS & Training University Online Training Courses Personal Development elearning eLearning courses Online Training online training modules

EdCast Expands Leadership Team with Executives from Saba, Sonata Software and World Economic Forum to Support its Growth in Workforce Development


Rakesh Hegde and Adam Sherman Join Growing EdCast’s Growing Team to Help Bring AI-driven Knowledge Solutions to a New Distributed & Remote Work-oriented Economy. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. —

Achieve Better Learning: Combine In-Person & Online Learning


Effective training can be a combination of in-person and online learning. This could include background information, definitions, or questions to think about before the in-person learning, allowing for richer in-person discussions. Here are some topics that your company may want to consider keeping in-person. Use the in-person time to introduce and reinforce your company’s culture to the learner. In-person discussions and questions about the online material.

Learning Technologies Summer Forum: Microlearning, Our Thoughts

Unicorn Training

We had a great time at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum (LTSF), Kensington Olympia yesterday. Therefore when we think about how people are accessing information and learning in their personal lives, why would we want to offer the polar opposite to how people now want to learn in their personal lives? At our recent client forum we talked about 'mobile moments' and how mobile learning needs to fit into people’s lives in a way they are already familiar with.

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Personalized Learning in the age of Artificial Intelligence


World of education has been seeing numerous changes with the advent of edtech, elearning, assessment tools, knowledge enhancing ancillaries, online forums and social media, which are collectively changing the way learning is delivered and consumed. Audrey Watters, an education writer and independent scholar says in an article that personalized learning depending on how you define it, dates back to Rousseau, or it dates back further still to Alexander the Great’s personal tutor, Aristotle.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution. The profiles are rich (including photos, contact details and subject matter expertise) and integrate with the other components of the intranet (eg the discussion forum) to facilitate social networking. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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Communal Learning, Online and In Person

The Learning Dispatch

Communal Learning, Online and In Person. forums like journals and books. The post Communal Learning, Online and In Person appeared first on Microassist. Earlier this year, I attended the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. While there, I tweeted fairly consistently ( @keving789 ), and our company Twitter account ( @microassist ) was pretty active.

Linking Learning to the Bottom Line – Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

Some of the widely accepted measures include training spend per employee, number of training hours per person, number of completions and assessment scores. Date : 8th Novemober, Thursday 12 pm – 1 pm, EST /Sydney. The measurement of the impact of learning has traditionally done against inputs. The desire to measure the outputs at the business end i.e

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Designing Learning Solutions to Retain and Grow Organisational Knowledge – Online Forum

Learning Cafe

Can Personal Learning Networks be incorporated ? Thu, May 29, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEST. The Learning Cafe community is coming across requirements for designing Learning Solutions to effectively use and retain organisational knowledge.

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Use Your LMS to ???Get Personal??? with Your Learners


However, if every learner feels that the training is personalized for him or her, youve created a meaningful connection and made the learning session feel individualized. These personalized bottles are available for purchase in stores, and people are drinking more Coke this summer. Getting personalwith marketing, shopping, friends, or trainingboosts interest and engagement. Personalized Recommendations Based on LMS Data and Reports.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

Core component #2: Discussion forum. The secondary component of my ILE is an open discussion forum. I say “secondary&# because my rationale is that, if the learner can’t find the knowledge they need in the wiki, they can crowdsource it via the forum. A discussion forum enables the learner to post a question to their peers, thereby leveraging the collective intelligence of the organisation. Core component #3: Personal profiles.

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BLOG: Summer Loving - What Were The Hot Topics at Learning Technologies Forum

Unicorn Training

Ask any three people at last month's Learning Technologies Summer Forum what the hottest topics in eLearning were and you would probably get three different answers. your LMS does not include diagnostic assessment and performance support tools, that can create personal learning paths, then you should check it is on their development roadmap or start looking around at alternatives.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution. The profiles are rich (including photos, contact details and subject matter expertise) and integrate with the other components of the intranet (eg the discussion forum) to facilitate social networking. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


She presents at international conferences and conducts workshops on “Modern Workplace Learning” at various forums. Enabling employees to build their Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and become self-driven learners will be one of the key responsibilities of future L&D. It is a core skill related to Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) and constitutes what we also call “sense-making”.

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The Importance of Personalized Learning – Part 1 of 3 – K12


Over the next weeks, I will be writing about personalized learning and how that applies to different learning populations. At first I’ll address K12 learning, then I’ll address how personalization affects a high-skill knowledge workforce, and a service workforce. Is K12 ready for Personalized Learning? Personalization, and the technologies that support it, are innovations that threaten to upend the entrenched interests in learning content and technology.

How personal stories help learners and organisations grow and change together

Saffron Interactive

Here is how I interpret each one: Stories heard – Should more content include personal stories and experiences? When designing e-learning solutions we should not only use scenarios but extend this to personal stories. It showed that 85% of individuals found the scenarios realistic or could personally relate to the scenarios used.

eLearning Trends To Watch Out For In 2021

Tesseract Learning

It will help personalize learning experiences, interpret the data or the reports generated for the courses taken, and make better recommendations. Personalized Learning. We believe personalized learning will continue to be a top trend in 2021 as well.

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces


THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ). These are revolutionizing all aspects (personal and professional) of our lives.