Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?
JULY 22, 2015
And for learners who are over-extended and not motivated to learn in the first place, they are not the answer at all. Why Companies *Think* Learners Need Micro-Learning. Really great instructional designers can help with motivation, but only to a point.
10 Ted Talks That Will Help You to Make ELearning Meet Modern Learners’ Needs
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
Does your leaning correspond with modern learner’s needs?
Strategies for Creating Simulations in e-Learning: Helping Learners to Apply More
AUGUST 4, 2014
This virtual world is where the learner gets a chance to learn new skills, and practice and perfect them as well. Simulations also help learners to apply pre-existing knowledge in a stress-free, virtual world, which allows them to learn from their mistakes as well as their successes.
Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Learning Analytics and Knowledge’, defines it as, “the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs.” Learner profiling could be another one.
Customer Training Completion Rates
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Your Learners Have Attitude
MARCH 7, 2017
Learners have a lot of attitude these days. Your learners aren’t being rude or arrogant, but they do have a new attitude, which may be surprising, disappointing or confusing to us learning and development veterans. Your learners are better guardians of your wage time than you.
eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners
JUNE 17, 2014
In a classroom training setup, it has always been challenging to accommodate learners with different learning styles and keep them engaged throughout the teaching-and-learning cycle. The eLearning courses are developed keeping in mind the visual, auditory, and kinesthetic types of learners.
How video embedding on your LMS can help inspire your learners
JUNE 14, 2016
How video embedding on your LMS can help inspire your learners and boost retention. How video embedding can help. The post How video embedding on your LMS can help inspire your learners appeared first on Docebo.
How to Help Your Employees Become Constant Learners
JUNE 28, 2016
A strong focus on learning has shown not only to improve performance, but also boost morale and help attract and retain new hires. Then list some resources to help people get started. Feedback is essential to learning because it helps us adjust course and hone our skills.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
of learners. So are these courses really all that helpful for. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. to articulate goals that will help the organization reach those lofty missions and then.
Secret to Creating Self-Motivated Learners
JUNE 5, 2014
Your learners’ interest in your association’s educational offerings works the same way. Here are some ideas for how to provide your learners with training they’ll want to take. Learners are more likely to take advantage of your association’s educational offerings if you: . ?
5 tricks to help learners better remember training courses
JANUARY 31, 2017
If learners can’t pay attention when absorbing new information related to their jobs, they’ll inevitably have low retention rates. 5 tricks to help learners better remember courses. Mnemonics are memory devices that help learners recall larger pieces of information.
4 ways to help employees who struggle with learning
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
Maybe you had a friend or sibling who needed more help or maybe you were the one struggling. Because they are forced to recall the answers to the questions repeatedly, this helps them embed them into their memory.
How to Target Training to Learner Personas (Free Worksheet)
JUNE 13, 2016
What do learners want? But what about your target learners? Here’s our definition of a learner persona, based off of Hubspot’s buyer persona description: A semi-fictionalized representation of your target learners. So how do you create a Learner Persona?
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE. changes and our learners bring different habits and expectations to work, our roles. achieve or helps us learn. All of which means the learner can. your guide – helping you to continue that. should be delivered quicker – learners.
eLearning: Designing for Every Learner
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 24, 2016
by Sally Cox In my fantasy world, every learner who takes one of my courses would be tech savvy; and I'd be able to try lots of cool new things to keep them interested. If you ask a learner to perform a task, make it clear what the task is and that they are to perform it.
Challenge Your Learners By…
OCTOBER 24, 2014
In this hectic world of on-the-spot access to information, conversations held in 140 characters or less, and instant picture uploads, Instructional Designers are faced with the challenge of designing effective learning that won’t overload learners.
Do You Really Know Your Learners?
JULY 6, 2016
But chances are, you’ve had (or will have) eLearning design projects that require you to not only create content about a topic that’s new to you, but also requires that you create content for an audience of learners that’s new to you. Job shadow” your learner.
The 4 Best Tricks to Help Learners Remember Your Content
APRIL 12, 2016
It’s happened to all of us: we’re presented with information and yet we forget it. Why does it happen? One of the most common reasons is because our attention is elsewhere. It’s similar to what happens when a student is attending a lecture, yet is simultaneously spending time on their smartphone.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. They are clear on the importance of helping. How can you help your. that help bring a complete. help from the leadership training market. learner. Would the ideas we propose here help you.
How Games & Gamification Can Help Align Processes and Procedures
MARCH 24, 2015
That’s why so much of the training organizations deliver year after year is supposed to help align employees with a process or teach them a procedure they must follow. How can games and gamification help align processes and procedures? Help build context and relevance.
Helping Learners Pay More Attention: Can Classroom Strategies Work for e-learning?
OCTOBER 7, 2016
The same is true for e-learning; when learners do not pay attention, it reflects on the assessments and overall lack of improvement in the performance of the learner. Students can focus on these activities and this helps them to remember the information for later use or application.
How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 28, 2014
Does it help them do their jobs better? Corporate learners today need something different from their training than they did in the past. Companies, especially those facing a skills gap, need to provide more training to help new hires be successful on the job.
Four Ways Your Learners Can Help Build Better Online Training
MARCH 31, 2015
What happens is that while the training has all of the right information it doesn’t frame it in a perspective that is true or relevant to the learner; and that’s because the end-user usually doesn’t have a seat at the table when the training is being developed.
Corporate Training in 2014: Business Goals, Learner Needs, or Both?
JANUARY 7, 2014
What new tools can help my learners right now? ” In it, Harward suggests that the days of focusing on what learners need and want are over. Who is your learner? let your goals and your learners work hand in hand.
The learner speaks
Clive on Learning
APRIL 16, 2014
I have found these studies useful in helping to understand the various challenges that organisations are facing and the choices they are making in terms of their use of technologies. Towards Maturity has just published a new study, The Learner Voice , which summarises the views on learning technologies of 2000 employees in the private sector. There’s an interesting table further on in the report which contrasts the perceptions of learning professionals and learners.
How To Help Employees Balance Work and Learning: 3 Tips To Support Learners
DECEMBER 15, 2015
The learner needs to have considerable personal organization and study skills to engage in fruitful e-learning. Working around these issues, e-learning enthusiasts within the corporate structure can make sure that learners are duly motivated and equipped to utilize the best out of e-Courses.
How to Keep E-Learners Engaged
JANUARY 23, 2015
It is the most elementary and important goal of any learning program to keep learners interested, active and motivated to explore the course further. In this blog we’ll talk about ways that can keep your e-learners engaged and coming back for more: Keep content relevant.
4 Tips to Give Helpful Feedback to Your e-Learners
MAY 5, 2014
Learners want feedback—including personalized feedback with explanations and suggestions for improvement—according to a study at Athabasca University. By providing feedback in your e-Learning course, you can create a personal interaction with learners and improve their knowledge retention.
Agile Learner; Agile Leader
The Peformance Improvement
APRIL 26, 2013
In Learning About Learning Agility , a white paper from researchers at Teachers College, Columbia University and the Center for Creative Leadership, the authors argue that agile learners are effective leaders because they are life-long learners about leadership.
10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning
APRIL 15, 2016
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.
Learning Professionals Must Be Learners
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Do you currently have a coach to help improve your performance? Learning professionals must be experiential learners. To be an experiential learner we must first consciously participate in and consume the learning and technology methodologies our organization is using.
Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves
MARCH 22, 2016
In my last post, I explained how starting compliance training with a worst-case scenario can engage learners right from the start. Setting the course up with a scenario helps learners understand why the policies matter. All of that is “pushing” content to learners.
Bringing out the Best through Online learning: How can e-learning help introvert learners?
DECEMBER 19, 2014
These programs are extremely beneficial for extrovert learners who do not hesitate to sign up for courses – online or classroom – in order to learn more and excel. However, training development strategies often focus on extrovert learners – leaving out a large section of introvert learners.
Learning with e's
JUNE 6, 2014
There is a sense that personal technologies encourage learners to be self-determined in their approach to education. This is number 15 in my series on learning theories.
Protagonists Should Be Like Your Learners
APRIL 19, 2016
The protagonist should be someone your learners identify with. In workplace learning, that means the character has the same or a similar job as the learners. The learners should recognize the problems the character is dealing with and ideally share the protagonist’s goal.