Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom

Kapp Notes

Here are three guidelines culled from research on the subject. Instructional support features can include elaborative feedback, pedagogical agents, and multi-modal information presentation. Hershey: Information Science Reference.

10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines

Upside Learning

Here are 10 guidelines to draft an effective LMS RFP. Information Technology Department. Provide Enough Information: A Vendors needs to know more about a company’s e-learning problem, technological infrastructure, and proposed budget, along with other challenges, if any.

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Guideline For Finding Your Organization’s Ideal LMS


Have your cake and eat it too, a guideline for finding your organization's ideal LMS. In this search for information, it is vital to focus on the objectives you want to achieve by the e-learning courses or training.

4 Fantastic Guidelines to Realign Your Sales Force with the Changing Pharma Landscape

CommLab India

Pharma sales reps will be empowered when information is handy. You can provide the IDN treatment protocols, guidelines, reimbursement models, rules and regulations in e-learning modules, so that pharma reps can enhance their understanding and skills.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part III

Upside Learning

Table Views, Text Views and Web Views: Table View: It displays information in single column multiple rows format. Navigating Hierarchical Information : Mainly in productive type of application. Viewing Conceptually Grouped Information.

Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia

Connect Thinking

stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. These guidelines were put together by the World Wide Web (WC3) consortium in 2008. At this time, non-government organisations are exempt from the requirement to comply with WCAG guidelines. guidelines and WCAG 2.0

A Refreshing Take on User Experience Design

Upside Learning

I recently came across a blog-post by Susan Weinschenk which provides a quick overview of ideal user experience guidelines from a psychologist’s point of view. It is better to show people a little bit of information and let them choose if they want more details.

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12 Guidelines for Writing Awesome Tests


They serve as a source of feedback about the educational process: the way information is delivered, as well as the course’s structure. To learn actual and actionable information, it is necessary to follow a number of rules. Here are some guidelines that will help you accurately.

7 Tips To Incorporate Informal Learning Into Your Corporate eLearning Strategy


Informal learning is impromptu. In this article, we’ll share 7 tips to use informal learning into your training strategy. How To Incorporate Informal Learning Into Your Corporate Training Strategy. Informal learning is usually initiated by the learner.

Reflections on strategies of inclusive and engaging learning courses

Adobe Captivate

Getting access to information, developing new concepts of thinking and creating new approaches and scenarios to solve problems is en vogue – but living in a society that puts their focus on knowledge can sometimes be difficult. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

eLearning Accessibility: Guidelines and Standards Offer for Interpretation That Can Enhance the Design Process

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In actuality, the guidelines and standards offer us room for interpretation that can enhance the design process and produce both creative and compliant results.  You can allow random tabbing as long as the information is not sequential and the user experience isn't negatively affected. Create slide notes and alt text for the visually impaired user that contain additional instructive and helpful information that will enhance user experience, especially for interactions.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations


The reaction is to begin by creating guidelines and policies trying to encapsulate and articulate everything that employees cannot and should not do on the platform.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager


Providing generic, platform related information is not too useful. Shaping the guidelines, screencasts and videos around these use cases can help onboard users quickly to the platform.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part II

Upside Learning

It gives device and carrier specific information to user like signal strength, carrier name, battery charge, current network connection. Navigation bars are specifically used in productive applications as they arrange information in a hierarchy.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy


In my earlier posts, I have written about the possible roles it can play in formal, informal and incidental learning. However, these are in no way definitive or the only characteristics but a set of guidelines…. The deluge of available information and decreasing attention span.

Formalizing informal learning?

Clark Quinn

The Entreprise Collaborative has a new question , asking whether we can formalize informal learning. To me, it’s not about formalizing informal learning so much as explicitly supporting it versus ignoring it. Like the proverbial ’stuff’, informal learning happens. To me, it is more a matter of providing infrastructure to support informal learning, and facilitating informal learning as well. Are you formalizing informal learning?

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC


@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

Working with Cognitive Load

B Online Learning

I figured that if I knew more about information processing and learning, I could hopefully design more effective courses. I came across a book called Efficiency in Learning: Evidence-Based Guidelines to Manage Cognitive Loadby Ruth […].

Learning to Pull Information

CLO Magazine

There is talk about the shift from a “push” model of information consumption to a “pull” model, which leverages a constant flow of information and knowledge, available anytime and anywhere via a cloud-based social network. Most people in business have spent years living in an email-centric “push society” where other people decide what information they should see by choosing whether to include them on the message.

Kirkpatrick’s Guidelines for Evaluating Training Programs

The E-Learning Curve

Kirkpatrick & Kirkpatrick set out “helpful” guidelines for the measurement of learning. Kirkpatrick’s Guidelines for Evaluating Training Programs is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning case study evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning qualitative research design workplace learning

The Importance of eLearning Style Guides

Association eLearning

It had their color palette, the guidelines for using their logo, the standards for images, and more. Then the organization started hiring contractors to update their existing eLearning courses, so they’d match the new guidelines. Do you have question formatting guidelines?

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Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. What guidelines, resources or tools would you recommend for learning professionals to be able to do this?

E-learning Solutions in the Healthcare Sector: Creating Knowledge and Enlightenment


Regulatory bodies closely scrutinize the healthcare sector to ensure that every organization is working within the guidelines of the industry. Compliance trainings are put in place so that every employee understands the guidelines.

Can We Align Kirkpatrick’s Guidelines & NonFormal Learning?

The E-Learning Curve

Kirkpatrick's guidelines are incompatible with the assessment of non-formal learning in three ways. Can We Align Kirkpatrick’s Guidelines & NonFormal Learning? Tags: e-learning case study evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning qualitative research design workplace learning

10 Books Of Visual Ideas

The eLearning Coach

Book recommendations that provide inspiration, examples and guidelines for visualizing concepts, information and data. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Books Of Visual Ideas. BOOK REVIEWS REVIEWS

How to Engage Learners with Scenario-based Learning by Hans Kövi and Kasper Spiro

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learners gather information. throughout an SBL and create solutions based on what they already know and the information they. guidelines. The demand for scenario-based learning (SBL) is growing rapidly.

Informal Learning About Accessibility

Experiencing eLearning

It does seem like there isn’t much formal learning about accessibility happening though; most of the responses were for various kinds of informal learning. Reading the guidelines/law (e.g., Informally from coworkers: 11%. I intended “on-the-job training&# to mean formal training, separate from “informally from coworkers.&# Posted in Accessibility, Informal Learning. Tags: Informal Learning Accessibility

Improving Professional Learning: 12 Strategies to Enhance Performance

Web Courseworks

Each chapter focuses on one of Knox’s “evidence-informed concepts,” and then provides real life examples of the concept in practice taken from Knox’s own experience. What type of information does Knox have in mind?

Manage Cognitive Load in Digital Learning

B Online Learning

It’s widely accepted that our memory system consists of three components – a sensory memory that receives information from our surroundings, a working memory to process this information and also to retrieve information from our long-term memory.

Writing & Grammar: Periods with Abbreviations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

So here are some general guidelines that will get you through punctuating abbreviations and acronyms. Guideline 1:  Make an arbitrary decision, right now, about US/U.S. Guideline 2:  Are you in a scientific/technical field? Guideline 3:  Abbreviate units of measure only when preceded by a number. Guideline 4:  If it is only one capital letter, use a period. Guideline 5:  If it is all capital letters, no periods.

Bandura’s Social Learning Theory

Kapp Notes

The theory takes into account that learners can abstract a range of information from the behaviors of others and that learners can then make decisions about which behaviors to adopt and which to ignore or not adopt. Learning is defined as the acquisition of symbolic representations in the form of verbal or visual codes that serve as guidelines for future behavior. Here are some thoughts and ideas related to Albert Bandura’s social learning theory.

Our “Recipe” for Learning and Remembering in Corporate Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

How do our brains respond when we learn new information? If you overload the learner with information then none of it will stick. Story: As we stated above, story both gives the learner context and creates an emotional element that will help them retrieve the information later.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?


Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. This hierarchical approach simply isn’t how information moves nowadays.

Top Six BYOD Considerations: Adopting an Open (Screen) Door Policy by Robert Gadd and Katherine Guest

Learning Solutions Magazine

information and provide training and support. Here are some key guidelines and words of caution for. BYOD (bring your own device) policies are beginning to transform the way many organizations distribute.

Guide to Good Online Learning


Step away from the information dump Find creative ways to place the course content in a context that is relevant to the learner. Don’t Push – Let the Learner Pull Create an environment where the learner has to pull information in.

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Three Rules for Supplying Memorable Content to Employees


In our personal lives, we’ve all become accustomed to instant access to knowledge and information on our mobile devices. That same mobile access and ease should apply to work-related information, as well. Teams should also be able to easily search and quickly navigate to precise operational information the moment they need it—on demand and just in time. A knowledgeable and well-trained labor workforce is a productive workforce—an easy enough concept in theory.

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Seven musts for creating effective elearning

Challenge to Learn

I also created an eLearning module with more background information, There is a link to that full free module at the end of the page. A good story will follow these rules/guidelines: Each story has three main elements: The introduction of the characters.