5 Easy Ways to Promote eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Breaking through the information overload can be tough when you’re trying to promote your courses to learners. Inform managers about your content. Make sure you’re providing information about any new courses, as well as existing courses, to managers.

Mark Sheppard: Entering the Backchannel of ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Information. “It’s not information overload. The backchannel process has proven a stable and reliable window into events such as ICE, and the usual tools (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) are still there and available for use.

Can you engage introverts in social learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

It is also good to get together in smaller groups or to work in pairs (in a separate room during a live webinar for example, or in a subgroup on LinkedIn or Yammer). However, online we have to deal with information overload and extroverts seem better at coping with information overload.

2015 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Like the brains of many professors, the information you’re looking for is usually in there somewhere, but sometimes difficult to pin down. For me Twitter gives access to smart people who provide an enormous wealth of information and insight through their commentary and links to research, articles and other resources. Evernote: Tools for managing the tidal wave of information we are all subjected to are an absolute necessity. LinkedIn does that job well.

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Health, Safety, Environment (HSE), Sustainability and e-Learning


What’s common across HSE and Sustainability is a need for strong awareness program around these initiatives, and e-learning is an excellent medium to effectively and interactively share information with the target audience.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.” Jonah Lehrer suggests the danger of too much information is “it can actually interfere with understanding.” Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI?

4 trends in hiring for 2015 that you may have missed


Now that these “intro to 2015” posts have calmed down, we compiled four of the most interesting hiring trends we found that may have gone under your radar with the information overload.

Why Is Learning And Development Failing To Produce Consistent ROI For Businesses?

The Game Agency

One of the biggest mistakes is providing too much information that is irrelevant to performance, boring to students and wastes budget delivering content instead of facilitating the practice of skills. According to LinkedIn’s first annual Workplace Learning Report , only 8% of CEOs see ROI for learning and development, yet over 90% of them feel that closing the skills gap by L&D would be a game-changer for their business.

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20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Jane Hart

Click here for more information. You have built a strong professional network of connections (aka PLN) on a social networts like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+, with whom you interact and learning form on a daily basis – and which you regularly review to ensure they bring you value. You have developed a range of filters to help you avoid information overload from the multitude of sources you use, in order to isolate the “gems” 11.

Is Understanding People Important for eLearning Design?

Enyota Learning

Understanding the reasons behind what people do, gives designers the insight they need to ensure the right information is shared with them, and the right message is conveyed through the eLearning content. Presenting data in large chunks of information leads to information overload.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Learning leaders will be more focused on relevancy of information. The answer is simple: Information Overload provides inherent opportunity for curation.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Again, I'll be curious to see if people find patterns in this information. Mel Aclaro - Business Casual Mel has a lot of interesting topics, but clearly a lot around social topics ( Social Media , Social Networks , LinkedIn , Twitter , RSS , Social Network , Facebook ), but keep him in mind for Streaming , Privacy , and Internationalization. David Fair - Learning Journeys Talk to him about graphics ( PNG , JPG ) and staying organized ( Tagging , Information Overload ).

What Is eLearning? The Good, Bad, and The Ugly

Association eLearning

It’s a great way to experience a situation without having to actually live it firsthand, and learners tend to retain this information. Ugly: The Information Dump. The dreaded information dump is all too common and should be avoided at all costs. Share this on LinkedIn.

Unleashing Superheroes – Learning Style

Growth Engineering

Training is in endless competition with information overload from social media memes to mobile games. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn to get all the extra juicy details on unleashing your inner superheroes!

5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development


Large software companies like LinkedIn, with their acquisition of online learning company Lynda, are targeting the training market. Find an Adequate Balance of Information.

Your Brain on Learning

CLO Magazine

When the brain learns, it acquires information through a person’s various senses, and this information travels along the synapses to the short-term memory. Poring over all the scientific information available can be exhausting. Processing: Information overload is real.

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Early Tweeting Experience

eLearning Blender

I reluctantly jumped on the Twitter bandwagon about 3 weeks ago and while I am experiencing a little information overload, it has been fantastic. I was reluctant to start using Twitter because of the amount of information I am already consuming through Google Reader and on LinkedIn. Although I am already taking in a lot of information I was looking for a better format for discussing this information with other corporate training professionals.

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Personally I spend more time than I should on LinkedIn and Facebook, much to chagrin of my family. LinkedIn - 100 million professionals worldwide. million members in LinkedIn Groups who post 1.2 For many employees the choice is not very difficult.The acceleration of pace of work compounded by information overload means that employees have very little down time to participate in “non-essential” work activities and social learning.

In Learning, Size Matters

CLO Magazine

Microlearning has not only stood the test of time, it is uniquely suited to facilitate business in today’s largely informal, development-driven work environment. Learners are so overloaded with content that a clear, concise and crisp bite of learning is what they cherish.

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Personally I spend more time than I should on LinkedIn and Facebook, much to chagrin of my family. LinkedIn – 100 million professionals worldwide. million members in LinkedIn Groups who post 1.2 Yes, I know that Facebook has 23 million users.

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