7 Practical Guidelines From Cognitive Science for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Cognitive science research on learning, behavior change, and the development of expertise has provided a wealth of information. Attend his session this October in Las Vegas to hear his 7 research-based guidelines for learning experience design.

12 Guidelines for Writing Awesome Tests

Geenio

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.

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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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.

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.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

Step by Step Guide: Using the Communicate Your Corporate Guidelines Template

mysimpleshow

Are you are thinking about making a video to explain your corporate guidelines but you are just missing some structure? Let’s assume you are a bookstore called Magical Books and you want to provide your audience with a short and comprehensible look into the guidelines.

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.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 2: Convert and Create Content

Your Training Edge

For example, your content can say, “for more information about X, click here” When the participant clicks, you can show a “pop up” or callout with more information. What special guidelines apply to e-learning delivery?

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences

TalentLMS

Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

Top 4 Tips for Designing Information-Based Courses

Learnnovators

We design more information-based courses today than we would care to admit. Agreed, these courses can instead be called web pages, cheat sheets, information dumps, knowledge stores, etc. Here are our top 4 tips for designing information-based courses: 1.

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

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

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

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

7 Tips To Incorporate Informal Learning Into Your Corporate eLearning Strategy

eFront

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.

Section 508 and WCAG – Compliances to Increase Accessibility in Elearning

Adobe Captivate

In this blog, we will discuss the eLearning course accessibility challenges and corresponding compliances – Section 508 and WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines). Federal agencies to develop their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities.

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?

Accessibly in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

These are the guidelines used to ensure that content and software accommodates the needs of diverse audiences. You’ll notice that the linked overview includes both information about how Captivate meets Accessibility standards, and how to setup / configure accessibility within your projects. 508 Access Accommodation Adobe Captivate (2017 Release) WCAG Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

Informal Learning: Structuring a Blog

Kapp Notes

There is an interest question on the Learning Circuits blog that asks whether or not it is appropriate to write a book about informal learning. The argument goes "if informal learning is so important, why use a formal structure, like a book, to describe its value?" Just because learning is intended to be used in an informal manner that doesn't mean that it needs to be unstructured or without form.

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

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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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.

How (and Why) You Should Promote Informal Learning with Trainees (and the Boss)

Mindflash

or do they learn more informally (from peers, managers, etc.)? You should find out, and here’s why: Informal learning accounts for over 75% of the learning taking place in organizations today. Promoting Informal Learning with Trainees.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

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.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

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.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

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.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ 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.

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

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?

Will at Work Learning: Measuring Learning 8 – Book Review: Shrock & Coscarelli’s Book, Criterion-Referenced Test Development

Work Learning

Her chapter covers the legal ramifications and guidelines in dealing with employee testing, especially as that testing affects employee selection, advancement, and retention. Getting Journalist Skills (for us bloggers) The Information Explosion Great Article on How to Create Great Teachers.

What You Need to Know About the New 508 Compliance Rules

eLearning Brothers

On January 18, 2017, the United States Access Board published a final rule that jointly updates requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Communication Act.

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 […].

Creating Relevant Learning Experiences

InSync Training

You are probably familiar with the premise that most of the learning we do is informal. Of course, we know this is just a guideline. According to: Training Industry : The 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development is a commonly used formula within the training profession to describe the optimal sources of learning by successful managers.

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Writing & Grammar: Periods with Abbreviations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

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.

The Need for Employees Refresher Training

Your Training Edge

The involved obligation can be minimized by implementing procedures and guidelines that often incorporate safety training. The training might also include client’s information safety and recording keeping to avoid any privacy rights infringement.