eLearning Lessons from the 80s

eLearning Brothers

This blast from the past has reminded me of all the lessons we learned from that crazy decade. Information is fluid and constantly changing, so when you purport to give people the facts, you should be giving them the most up-to-date facts you can get your hands on.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Stay Current or Perish

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Without turning this article into a lecture or a history lesson, you need only look back 10 years and compare the technologies then to what’s available today. Information Technologyby Kevin Smith, COTP. Not that many years ago, computer technicians were limited to being just that: computer technicians. They installed memory chips (RAM), replaced hard drives, changed video cards, and instructed users on how to use these new and mysterious machines.

Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s a repository of content and information your learners can access anytime, anywhere. A learning portal helps learners locate the information they need quickly. A learning portal is a central hub of information that can house several different types of courses and interactions.

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Mini-Lessons – How to Begin

Raptivity

The learner needs to understand and grasp the subject, and to satisfy themselves or others that they know the intention of the lesson – and, in the case of mini-lessons, achieve all this really quickly. With mini-lessons, refinement is the key.

Lesson 139

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not. Can we take a lesson? lessons you’ve learned.

User Interface lessons applied to eLearning

Challenge to Learn

So I decided to capture these lessons learned in this post and apply them to eLearning development. Our idea is to give information to the author based on the behavior of the learners, indicating the flaws in the course all based on XAPI data. eLearning and user interface?

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Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s a repository of content and information your learners can access anytime, anywhere. A learning portal helps learners locate the information they need quickly. A learning portal is a central hub of information that can house several different types of courses and interactions.

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Lessons from Obama’s governance experience

Origin Learning

Let’s start this blog post with a disclaimer upfront that there is no political linkage or overtone.This is merely an attempt to showcase the macro lessons that may be relevant to any organization around the world.

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5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content

Learnkit

Netflix can teach learning professionals a number of important lessons on how to capture their learner’s attention. 5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content: 1. Lesson for Learning Professionals: Don’t tell your learners when and where to learn.

Lesson 173

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not. Can we take a lesson? lessons you’ve learned.

A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

A Lesson Plan for eLearning. Kelly may be in the early stages of his work, but he has already learned some important lessons. One problem with how most companies deliver information is that they expect people to spend too much time at one sitting.

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9 Great Leadership Lessons Learned in 2017

Learnloft

Regardless if you listened to every episode (kudos) or you didn’t listen to a single one (boooo) here are 9 of the best leadership lessons we learned. Great leaders want decisions to be made where the information is – David Marquet.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

At mLevel, we deliver an innovative platform to help others learn better, retain more information, and perform better on the job. The rest of the information was deemed “referenceable” and so was not repeated over and over. Unfortunately, L&D doesn’t apply the appropriate “process-driven” training to the content to create long-term retention of that important information.

Lesson 107

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Stay Current or Perish

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Without turning this article into a lecture or a history lesson, you need only look back 10 years and compare the technologies then to what’s available today. by Kevin Smith, COTP. Not that many years ago, computer technicians were limited to being just that: computer technicians. They installed memory chips (RAM), replaced hard drives, changed video cards, and instructed users on how to use these new and mysterious machines.

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    I recently received an email from a new Captivate developer who had delivered an eLearning lesson to a client via email attachment. The client informed the developer that he could not open the email attachment since he didn't own Adobe Captivate.

Lesson from Edutech Australia? Planned Failure.

Learning Rebels

Super informative and what was key – her discussion made sense to the audience. The post Lesson from Edutech Australia? Okay, I’m late. I was at Edutech last week, in glorious Brisbane Australia. Sunset on the Brisbane River. It was a real privilege to have been asked.

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Score your Ed Lessons!

Ed Microlearning

In addition to completion rates, it is also important to know how well your users are retaining information. Lesson scores are a great way to record and keep track of your learners' progress. Now you can ensure users fully comprehend content before moving on to the next lesson.

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Learning Lessons from Black Ops 2

Integrated Learnings

There are lessons here. Here are some of the lessons that can be taken from Black Ops 2. Skip the Kill Cam and you miss a potentially valuable lesson. Instructional Design eLearning Blog Games Collaborative Learning Informal Learning Social Learning Gamification Workplace Learningby Jonathan Shoaf. As a boy growing up in a neighborhood full of kids, I understood the importance of a challenge. A challenge is where you put all your skills to use to beat an opponent.

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Lessons Learnt While Developing An e-Course On ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: A Design Perspective’

G-Cube

Thus, organizations and employees need to be informed about CSR and create sustainable eco-friendly processes within an organization. This was a lesson that to make an e-course exceptionally successful across a large and varied audience, simplicity is often the key.

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6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace

LearnDash

How to help build informal learning habits in your office. While many organizations turn to various formal learning courses, they should also consider the benefits of informal learning. However, informal learning can have many benefits for businesses and individuals alike.

eLearning: Determining the Best Size for Today's Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning lessons using any of the top development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio), you need to take the size of your learner's device into account. If you make your eLearning lesson too large (I'm talking width and height, not how many megabytes the lesson might be), learners with small displays may have to scroll to see your content.

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ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

What a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, make new friends and to stay informed of all the happenings in the world of learning. The idea…to allow participants to experience games and to derive lessons from the development of other games. Lesson Learned.

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Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

Instead of distinguishing between online and in-person interaction, we used the lessons of one to inform our thinking about the other. “. The post Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning appeared first on DynaMind eLearning. I re-read Susan Cain’s ‘Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking’. According to this very well researched book, at least one-third of the population are introverts.

Learning Lessons from Entrepreneur thinking

Spark Your Interest

For instructional designers, the lessons are pretty obvious: if you and/or your subject matter expert think they “need” to know this, you need to validate that with the audience/end user. Instructional designers do this as part of their needs analysis, however, it is important in our world to go beyond an interview and gather as much direct, observational information as possible.

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Learning Lessons from Entrepreneur thinking

Spark Your Interest

For instructional designers, the lessons are pretty obvious: if you and/or your subject matter expert think they “need” to know this, you need to validate that with the audience/end user. Instructional designers do this as part of their needs analysis, however, it is important in our world to go beyond an interview and gather as much direct, observational information as possible.

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Sizing Up an eLearning Lesson

Integrated Learnings

If you’re designing a one-week course, or even a partial day course, how do you divide its content into lessons? Intuitively, I used to define lessons by topic. Some lessons I’ve designed are as short as 15 minutes, while others are up to four hours. Conversely, an instructional designer I used to work with felt strongly that a lesson should be an hour, and he would look for ways to logically organize content into one-hour chunks. Why does lesson size matter?

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Lessons in Leadership from Day One at ATD’s 2018 Conference

CLO Magazine

But what stood out were the lessons he’s learned about leadership and what that means for executives charged with developing the next generation of organizational leaders. Leadership is hard.

Social Learning Lessons: Tales from 7th Grade Biology

Dashe & Thomson

Social learning , informal learning , self-directed learning and other similar buzzwords are all the rage in the training & development space these days. Looking back on the experience almost 30 years later brings to mind several lessons in social learning.

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CPTM Lesson 8 – Develop & Deliver Solutions

AXIOM Learning Solutions

If you are the designer, you need to make sure you are linking previous knowledge with new information. If Lesson 8 is the first post you’ve seen, read more about the other lessons we’ve learned here: Lesson 1 – CPTM. Lesson 2 – CPTM. Lesson 3 – CPTM. Lesson 4 – CPTM. Lesson 5 – CPTM. Lesson 6 – CPTM. Lesson 7 — CPTM. -L&D

This Is How I Draft an eLearning Lesson

Integrated Learnings

And, you’ve designed a course, which consists of several lessons. So, you’re at the point where you’re about to start drafting lesson materials. How do you approach an individual lesson? For instance, do you start writing the lesson introduction and work your way through to the end? Personally, I sketch the lesson activities and assessment questions first. Suppose I have a lesson with a few objectives. Write lesson introduction and summary.

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How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Other times, they neglect to post mission critical information in the new location.

Accessibility – Lessons Learned

Adobe Captivate

Lesson #1 : 508 compliant and 508 certified are not equal statements. Lesson#2 : If you can get a screen reader installed, do it. Lesson #3 : Pre-built interactives are rarely “accessible.” Lesson #4: All 508 testing protocols and checklists are not created equal (and neither are the testers). Lesson #5: Text alternatives are losing favor as the “go-to” solution for online courses in many agencies. Lesson #6: Think outside the box.

4 Ways to Jump Start an eLearning Lesson

Integrated Learnings

I’ve heard learners criticize eLearning lessons that have too much “extra” stuff at the beginning. Think about all the material that some lessons place before the actual content: title slide, copyright and/or confidentiality statements, navigation instructions, learning objectives, etc. Next time you create an eLearning lesson, consider placing meaningful content immediately after (or maybe even before) the title slide. By Shelley A. Gable.

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eLearning Lesson: Custom Reports Made Easy

Trivantis

The ability to create live desktop shortcuts to your reporting dashboard allows reporters to access the information they want without having to log into CourseMill, making it much easier to quickly get information.

4 lessons Mr Miyagi can teach learning designers

Pure Learning

Here are 4 lessons I took from Mr. Miyagi that will improve the way you design learning. Lesson: Don’t go just give people a whole heap of information and just hope something sticks. The other day I was able to show my wife the original Karate Kid film for the first time.

5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

Takeaway: There is a wealth of information available for training professionals to use, even if you are training human intelligence rather than artificial. And with this final lesson, I’m sure you are ready to close this blog and get back to work.

Why Microlearning Drives Over 20% More Information Retention Than Long-Form Training

Grovo

As if the potential to transform behaviors and organizations wasn’t intriguing enough, a new study out of Germany indicates that short content drives over 20% more information retention. After all of this, the participants all took the same multiple choice test covering the whole lesson.

The Rise and Fall of 3D Learning – Lessons from Real Implementations

Learning Cafe

One of the earliest champions in our organization for 3D Learning, Dr Prithwis Mukherjee ( Professor of Management : Information Systems, Web 2.0, Effective Learning 3D Learning Learning Lessons Learned Simulations Virtual Learning

Video lessons

Jay Cross

Our present information technology and telecommunications age, whose starting point Carlota pegs at 1971, is the 5th such major revolution in that span. You will be able to tell that my tutor hasn’t gotten to the lesson on editing yet.) Tags: Informal Learning Just Jay