The Big Idea: Unlearning

Upside Learning

eLearning Big ideas Cognitive biases Learning trend Unlearning Webs of KnowledgeUnlearning is one of those new(ish) terms that are becoming very popular. It isn’t as much about forgetting what you know, as stepping back from it to be able to see it differently. Basically “unlearning” refers to learning what you may already know, in order to understand it better and from a different perspective. Nobody […].


IDEA: Crowdsourcing Course Content


This doesn’t mean that the course ideas is a bad one. In fact, many courses that don’t see the light of day are great ideas and would do very well. People love the idea of working together to accomplish a common goal.


Organizational Learning in the Age of Ideas

The Peformance Improvement

That “Steam Engine” mindset, as described by Jonathan Gifford and Mark Powell in their new book, My Steam Engine Is Broken: Taking the organization from the industrial era to the Age of Ideas , creates a command-and-control culture that has become a barrier to success in companies today.


Online Course Idea: Language Hacking


So how is this course idea, language hacking, any different? One of the first (and still most popular) online course subjects is language learning. You can find a digital course for a large variety of languages. English as a second langauge being one of the more popular.


Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

They have a built-in support group to ask questions, share ideas, and evaluate. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital.

Creative Writing Ideas | Teaching Ideas

E-learning Uncovered

Scholastic's Story Starters kids' writing activity generates creative writing prompts, from general fiction to adventure, fantasy, and science fiction. WritingFix: Quality Teaching Resources for K-12 strategically de signed lessons to help fix teachers who don't enjoy teaching writing.


PIAF - the ideas adventure

Clive on Learning

Application: Providing opportunities for the learner to test out new ideas and skills in the work environment. Today, I will attempt to do the same for an intervention that explores ideas. First of all, what do I mean by exploring ideas?


You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Would you like to show off at work with great ideas? That's a pity, because Twitter can actually help you to generate better ideas. New ideas can help to solve a recurrent problem or simply ideas which stimulate you to do your work in a different way which may be fun.


5 LMS Ideas to Try this Week


Have you been searching for a few LMS ideas creative enough to renew your employees’ interest in online learning/training? LMS ideas that are engaging stir up a passion for learning, even if the learning is centered on subjects like customer service or safety procedures.


The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

4 This idea of a change journey may sound. At Kineo, we’ve been expanding our idea of design from. Our journey idea. the future of learning Everything we do at Kineo stems from a simple idea: If we design a.

10 eLearning Game Ideas for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

One idea might be to have the Easter egg display a redemption code for a free soda or treat, redeemable at the Training/HR Department. These ideas and many other gaming strategies are up for grabs. eLearning Instructional Design Our Favorites Resources eLearning Game Ideas


IDEA: Virtual ELearning Conference


No matter what profession you are in chances are you are aware of its various industry conferences. In fact these kind of events are becoming more and more popular today. By way of example, WordPress dedicated conferences (“WordCamps”) are popping up all over the country.


4 Ways to Make Our Ideas Stick

eLearning Brothers

I’d like to share my top 4 ideas from the book that I think are helpful for instructional designers. The idea sticks. But the idea sticks, doesn’t it? Well, these are just a few of the ideas I wanted to share with you.


The Internet of Things and Launching Learning Ideas

InSync Training

2016 Online Learning Conference Recap. Greetings from Chicago! Members of the InSync Training team, including Jennifer Hofmann, have had the privilege of attending Training Magazine’s 2016 Online Learning Conference (OLC).


State of the Front-Line Manager

to try out new ideas. the future of learning Everything we do at Kineo stems from a simple idea. – State of the. Front-Line Manager Management and Supervisory Skills Development Contents 2 Contents. 6 The Next Step: Bridging the. Learning- Doing Gap Page 18 5 The Root of the.

Why You Should Research Your Online Course Ideas


Researching your newest idea for an online course isn’t just about proof of concept. Researching your online course ideas can help you build a better program, but it can also keep you from moving forward. Once you’ve done enough research to know that you have a viable course idea that can match (or surpass!) The world is full of good ideas that never got off the ground, sometimes through lack of preparation, and sometimes through over-planning.


Six ideas in search of a problem to solve?


​The elearning industry historically has had a habit of putting the cart before the horse. For years everyone was saying they wanted to talk about mobile – but there were no users willing or able to use mobile devices for learning. Gamification has also been talked about for a long time, without anybody even being clear what they mean by it, let alone being able to point to examples of it being used in a corporate learning context.


Where I Get Blog Post Ideas

Experiencing eLearning

They ask how I come up with ideas, especially when I’ve been blogging so long. My ideas for posts come from several sources. It also helps to sit down sometimes and just brainstorm topic ideas or potential post titles. Image Credit: Idea!


30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Other Sources of Ideas. What ideas do you have for portfolio samples? Whether you’re working freelance or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements?


4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Diagnose: Sue has a general idea of what she needs to improve, but she knows she needs to get more information to better diagnose and understand her skill gaps. Would the ideas we propose here help you. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR.

25 Story Ideas For eLearning

The eLearning Coach

In the past decade, there has been much written about how well people learn from stories. Here is an inspiration list of stories you can use for eLearning, culled from film and fiction writing books and websites. eLearning Design


Getting Ideas for Games

Bottom-Line Performance

This is part 5: Getting Ideas for Games. We’ve used Brathwaite and Schreiber’s “challenges” within their book to spark our ideas. We’ve learned that a two- to three-hour design meeting is an optimal way to spark design ideas for a game.


Prototyping Your eLearning Ideas

Melon Learning

Prototyping lets us strip down the crazy ideas to usable and applicable chunks. Sure, we could send the ideas later to be checked by an SME, but involving one from the very start would inevitably save time later along the path and assure a more sound execution of the learning goals.


Engaging Ideas for Designing Learning Videos

Kapp Notes

It is always a good idea to mix up techniques to keep presentation styles fresh and engaging. So next time you are thinking of creating a video for inclusion in your elearning, consider some of these ideas.


Writing Poetry | Teaching Ideas

E-learning Uncovered

This library of lesson plans contains classroom activities for all key stages, built around Poetry Archive recordings and offering lively, engaging ways of working 1 Building a Poetry Spine – key stage 1 The poems and rhymes that we share with children should be varied and powerful.


Big Ideas for 2013


The first weeLearning of 2013 was big on ideas, here's what you missed. Read more › blog cool stuff events


Ideas About Games and Learner Assessment

Kapp Notes

So here are some articles and ideas about using games for assessment of the application of skills and measuring a level of learning. Just read an article in our local newspaper that indicated the state of Pennsylvania spent $30 million dollars last year on testing.


12 Practical Ideas to Get Employees Engaged in Training

But the ideas below take a broader view and look at training as a tool for getting a job done, not an unrelated assignment. Keep employees engaged and interested in training with these 12 tips.


What Sharing Ideas At Work Does For Us

Nick Leffler

There are many benefits from sharing ideas at work. I thought it would be good to write this because I occasionally hear people talk about sharing creates stolen ideas and in return fighting over those stolen ideas. There are other thoughts on why sharing ideas at work shouldn’t be done but my focus on why it’s a good idea is based on this opposition. Every time I share ideas with others and have a discussion with them I get better.


5 Perky Ideas to Make eLearning Engaging and Interesting

CommLab India

Today’s learners need learning to be interactive and interesting. Boring content is not appealing at all. Therefore, as a training manager, you need to ensure you create content that is engaging and reinforcing. This blog talks about how you can make eLearning engaging and interactive.


5 Big Ideas for Learning Professionals in 2017

eLearning Alchemy

If you’re short on ideas, the eLearning Heroes Challenges hosted by David Anderson is a great resource. What are the big ideas in the learning industry right now? There’s a great idea behind every buzzword, but as learning professionals we need to find it and derive value from it.


8 Employee Engagement Ideas that get actual off-the-charts results


Imagine the benefits countless of businesses are missing out on by not executing employee engagement ideas. In this post, we’ll share 8 employee engagement ideas that can make a difference. Offering employee training is a good employee engagement idea. Houston, we have a problem.


How We Get Ideas for Serious Games

Knowledge Guru

but also part of my idea generation process for the games I design. I want to incorporate that same idea into the learning game we are developing. Last month, I shared a game evaluation worksheet I use when playing games.


8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers. Since you’ve read this far (or scanned this far) I’m going to give you an extra bonus scenario ideas! The post 8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers appeared first on eLearning Brothers.


Simulations in Application Training: Is it a Good Idea?


Continued training efforts are required for companies to stay ahead of the competition and keep employees’ skills up-to-date or in compliance with the law.


Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC

Your Training Edge

In order for an MOOC to work, it needs to be built around an intriguing idea that will capture the attention of every single participant, be it a student, or an employee of the company. Easier said than done, because great ideas don’t exactly grow on trees.


Lingua Tweeta and other ideas

Learning with e's

Eventually I try some of these ideas out with my students. Often I share those ideas and outcomes on this blog. It's gratifying when people listen to these ideas, try them out and then come back to tell me how well they have worked.


7 After Conference Ideas: Don’t Lose the Momentum!

Learning Rebels

Pick that one idea out the several you picked up and build on it! That one idea that was simply brilliant… Brainstorm it! Brainstorm, as a team, how is that idea is going to go from paper to implementation. The post 7 After Conference Ideas: Don’t Lose the Momentum!


How to Validate an Online Course Idea

WBT Systems

New players in the online learning market are bringing fresh ideas to online course development and marketing. They’re making millions of dollars in revenue, so they’re doing something right, for example, knowing how to validate an online course idea. You’re looking for proof of market—evidence that will validate your online course idea. To test whether your idea has merit, you must first condense it into a value proposition. 5 Steps to Validate an Online Course Idea.