Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?


This has changed the way we consume information and we expect more out of our learning experiences. The next is about going up a level on the production of learning videos and creating Movie-based Learning. How Movie Based Learning & Why is it going to be different?

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Movie-based Learning to Increase Sales Reps’ Attention Span

CommLab India

Well, movie-based learning will help you gain the attention span of your sales force as it creates a deeper neural connection with the content. Studies show that the human brain processes information easily and stores it for later recall when received in the form of movies.

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Top 4 Reasons Why Movie-based Learning is Effective

CommLab India

The answer is movie-based learning. Let’s now see the reasons why movie-based learning is effective. Movie-based learning has: A Story. Movie-based learning includes a pack of emotions, actions, knowledge etc.

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

Are You Giving Informal Learning Short Shrift?


Sure, your education gave you the basic skills and factual foundation to process new information and succeed, but most of what you end up doing at the office everyday is stuff you pick up as you go. Informal First! According to Tracey, it’s “Informal First.”

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning.

Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Learners prefer lectures with a more informal feel. The researchers suggest that the more informal setting produced a “desirable trait [called] ‘personalization’—the student feeling that the video is being directed right at them, rather than at an unnamed crowd.”.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy


In my earlier posts, I have written about the possible roles it can play in formal, informal and incidental learning. The deluge of available information and decreasing attention span. The need for just-in-time and just-enough information to get the job done.

Second Life at the Movies

Kapp Notes

It was bound to happen, a full-feature length movie in Second Life.oops, sorry, it hasn't happened yet.but you heard it here first. It will be interesting to see where Second Life goes from here in terms of movies. Lot going on with machinimia made into main stream movies.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”


It’s akin to one of our childhood sci-fi movies finally becoming a reality – the machines are taking over. I just finished reading an HBR article by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby called Beyond Automation , which is the trigger for this post.

What I Learned from Robert Redford: Learning is About Finding the Right Information


There were a few moments in this movie that blew my mind. My roommate and I have been on a “watching the classics” kick: If the weather is crummy, we hole up on the couch to watch classic films we missed somewhere in the last 50 years or so.

The Social Network and the Risks of Informal Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

The movie The Social Network has been in the news this week — as it’s been for the last six months or so — for racking up eight Academy Award nominations. The other students fill in information on and interpretations of the paintings as discussion. But such informal learning’s lack of structure has a certain risk to it; in that students not called on to prove they learned anything may actually learn little or nothing.

From the Silver Screen to Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Since I was little I have loved the movie theatre experience. Apart from thousands of hours of entertainment, the movie theatre has also given me some perspective on how to make a good eLearning course. It almost becomes part of the story of my movie-going experience.

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4 Ways to Make Our Ideas Stick

eLearning Brothers

An example from the book is movie popcorn. If you say that movie popcorn has 20g of fat, no one will take much notice. It also makes me never want to buy movie popcorn ever again! It helps the learners to better contextualize the information and apply it to their own situations.

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The Importance of Script Writing in Video Presentations

eLearning Brothers

Diagrams can also help when outlining (see previous blog for more information about outlining). Other screenwriting software is out there such as Final Draft, and Movie Magic Screenwriter. It’s not fair, really.

3 Ways eLearning Infographics Can Increase Engagement

eLearning Brothers

One obvious example of this comes when movie night rolls around. You sit down to pick a movie to stream, and suddenly you’re given thousands of potential options. One of the greatest blessings of the modern world is the Internet.

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How to Navigate Difficult Internal and External eLearning Customers

eLearning Brothers

For example, many people understand the amount of work required to create a movie. (It For example, a cheat sheet might include information about the time it takes you to: Create the course structure. “That should be easy to change, right?” . “It

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

For example, if you build rapid elearning courses with Articulate products there are all sorts of resources available to you: Articulate’s Facebook page keeps you up-to-date on news and information. But she felt overwhelmed by all of the information and has started tuning out.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Joe: I’m a firm believer that both formal and informal learning are necessary. We can look up information online at almost any time and almost anywhere. We are no longer satisfied with being able to see a movie just in a theater. eLearning delivery has become ubiquitous, but we now find that we can no longer provide exercises where the learner moves the mouse over an area of the screen to pop up information, because mobile phones and tablets generally don’t use mice.

The 4 Hottest eLearning Trends For 2016


Although we’re not quite at the Johnny Five stage yet (the robot demonstrated the ability to scan and instantly assimilate information in the 1986 movie, Short Circuit), technology is starting to revolutionize the learning landscape.

Inside Out: How Disney Uses Neuroscience as a Marketing Tool


Disney/Pixar’s latest movie Inside Out , writers delved into a conceptualized idea of how emotions affect and influence our reactions, our memories, and even our personalities. Parents and kids alike connect to the idea of growing up and moving on, making the movie an emotional smash hit.

Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. However, most of the available information is piecemeal.

Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common

Association eLearning

I recently watched a sci-fi movie with tons of special effects. I’m always amazed at how these massive productions begin with someone’s imagination and evolve into the magnificent movies we see on screen.

Four Tips for High-quality, Not High-budget Videos: Make the Most of the Resources at Hand by Shane Lovellette

Learning Solutions Magazine

Many instructional content creators believe that in order to create professional-quality videos, they need a large budget or movie-style production. By cutting out effects and fancy transitions, you can rely on a few key tricks to produce informational and compelling videos. This is not always the case. It’s easy to create engaging, quality videos quickly and at low cost.

Something all learning pro’s should do

E-Learning Provocateur

I think it stemmed from my love of history and my desire to understand what the enemy soldiers were saying in the movies. Constructivism, connectivism and informal learning. Learn a language. I don’t mean a programming language (although the theory probably still holds).

How to Use the Three Act Structure to Make Rockin’ eLearning Videos

eLearning Brothers

I’m talking about movies and TV. In this age of easily accessible video entertainment, most of us are watching a lot of TV and movies. It’s a basic plot structure that successful movies/videos/stories follow.

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Learning Objectives Are Spoilers

Association eLearning

Think of the beginning of a book, show, movie, or video game. Can you imagine what that book, show, movie, or video game would have been like if it did the same thing? “By Would you have read, watched, or played it if you’d been given that information in the first few minutes?

Infographic: How Neurolearning Can Drastically Improve Your Employees Ability to Learn New Skills


When receiving new information, our brains are firing on all cylinders to process, route, and store that data for later recall. By using neurolearning to align eLearning with the way the brain receives and absorbs information, you’re already ahead of the game.

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

Therefore, I present to you, the flip side of “6 Stupid Rules”: “6 Easy Ways to Add Sizzle to your Class” Ever see a movie trailer and the hype doesn’t match the movie? Build a Group – Build a group loaded with class information…with the class.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

In my earlier posts, I have written about the possible roles it can play in formal, informal and incidental learning. This free-flowing nature of work requires rapid exchange of information and sharing of knowledge in byte-sized chunks that are easy to assimilate.

How to Design Attention-Grabbing E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Every time I sit down to watch a movie, I hear the same opening music that studios have been using for decades. I’ve spent so many years enjoying movies, it’s almost Pavlovian at this point. Include feedback and then direct them to information that will help them.

(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Good source are Youtube, but also Teachertube and Tedtalks Cut youtube videos with Tubechop Start a dialogue with Vialogues , or a lesson around a video with TedED Educanon allows you to add information just like Thinglink allows you to add links. A nice idea is a stopmotion movie.

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Attention Spans Are Getting Shorter

Nick Leffler

There’s a lot of information coming at us. It’s more important than ever to learn how to manage all this information. It’s not possible to read everything you run across, so it’s important to learn how to manage information in a meaningful way.

The psychology of gamification in education: why rewards matter for learner engagement.


We all know it is there, and that clearly millions of people love gaming, but video games just don’t seem to get everyone excited in the same way that, say, movies do. Without being a hardcore gamer, it is difficult sometimes to get a scale of the video game industry.

6 Things to Remember to Prevent Your Training from Failing

Learning Rebels

Some information sticks and others are forgotten about. We don’t let people access information needed because we don’t allow technology in the class. Stop drowning people with information. Provide a space and have people to DO SOMETHING with the information.

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

The learner can quickly see which part of the course they should access to find the relevant information - we've even added timings onto each module to really give the learner control over their decision on what to click on. But it is the commitment to watching a movie that I don’t like.

Why Training Needs Video

Learning Rebels

Consider the power in ensuring people in your organization receive the same messages or same information on a process or procedure. Videos have the ability to breaking down silo’s and allow for sharing information in real time, this is a real benefit.

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