The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

We transfer information. We can share information in the form of data and our own insights. Eliminating the Learning Transfer Problem There can be no challenge to the fact that a major problem exists with learning transfer, and that it’s existed for years.

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

This article addresses three common problems found in training and discusses how MOOCs provide solutions to these problems. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged. Problem 2: It is unclear if learning is actually taking place.

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Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem


Organizations thought the learning problem was solved when LMS solutions became ubiquitous. What has become very clear today is that just because there’s a simple way to deliver information, doesn’t mean employees are actually digesting, remembering or using it on the job.

The one-right-answer problem

The eLearning Nomad

Life – including life in the workplace – isn’t made up of one-right-answer problems. When we help people develop skills to become better professionals, we often need to guide them to think critically, solve problems and empower them to take action and make a difference.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Performance support is the extra bits of information or reminders that extend the training. Blended learning can also address a problem common to organizations that are reliant. After the course provides information on planning the work and an activity. Seven Simple Secrets to.

Report identifies problems with education

Kapp Notes

Problem with Today’s Educational System. The NETP report identifies several problems with today’s educational system: Lack of focus on 21st century skills like problem-solving, online interactions and critical thinking and creativity within the curriculum. Lack of research informed technology-based interventions. The problem has been recognized, now how to get to the solution. Interesting perspective on American Education from the Department of Education.

Scope Creep: It’s Not Just the Project Manager’s Problem

eLearning Brothers

Reach out to us for information on our custom solutions ! The post Scope Creep: It’s Not Just the Project Manager’s Problem appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Musings on completing a PBL MOOC about PBL (problem-based learning)

The eLearning Nomad

Early December I completed the MOOC ‘Problem-Based Learning: Principles and Design’ organised by Maastricht University: a course where participants “learn about PBL by doing PBL”. It talks about problem-based learning (PBL) as well as the PBL MOOC and MOOCs in general. I find this frustrating: looking for information should feed into the process of solving a real problem – it shouldn’t BE the process.

Why is problem solving at home so much easier (and more productive) than problem solving at work?


Information is quickly found, digested and applied. Now, imagine a work world where access to relevant, time-of-need information is just as accessible – and yes, highly productive. Sounds like a long-overdue, logical approach to problem solving at work.

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

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: CLOSING THE LEARNING-DOING GAP A FAILED PROMISE 2 312-846-6656 OUTCOMES VS CONTENT Part of the problem might be that we’ve. information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not.

Video Marketing In The Problem Aware Stage

Visual Lounge

And if you’re edging on the advanced side, perhaps you even have a few commercials that cover why your products are the solution to the problem your prospects are looking to solve. The five levels of awareness are as follows: Unaware – Consumers are unaware they have a problem or a need.

Chunking Information to Design eLearning

B Online Learning

Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces so that human brain can easily digest the new information. Throughout the development stages, this will help you confirm what’s the ‘need to know’ information versus the ‘nice to know information’.

How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems


Sound the winner’s circle music–here are three common problems and ways get the gold. Share basic project information, like why the course should be built, who will be playing the various roles, and establish a timeline. Are you experiencing instructional design problems?

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

Motivation > Information”. Why Motivation > Information. On the other hand, motivated people who don’t have the information they need try to find it. Most Training Doesn’t Address Motivation, It Addresses Information. It’s pretty easy to give people information.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: CLOSING THE LEARNING-DOING GAP A FAILED PROMISE 2 312-846-6656 OUTCOMES VS CONTENT Part of the problem might be that we’ve. information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

I thought too about other sources of information, such as television news. Even journal articles aren’t necessarily credible sources of information today. The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion. Patti Shank recently wrote about the Burden of an Informed Opinion.

Gamification of Military Problem Solving

Kapp Notes

A new wrinkle for the military is to use games to solve military problems or to gain insights into how to solve hostile situations. The newest effort is a combination of crowdsourcing and the gamification of problem solving. Check out the Military online information here.

5 Reasons to Design Training With A Problem-based Approach

CommLab India

Information has a way of implanting itself firmly and permanently in our brains, when we can relate to it. Educational institutions use day-to-day problems to teach very effectively. It’s called problem-based learning (PBL). Find innovative ways to counteract existing problems.

How To Use Video Marketing In The Problem Aware Stage

Visual Lounge

And if you’re edging on the advanced side, perhaps you even have a few commercials that cover why your products are the solution to the problem your prospects are looking to solve. The five levels of awareness are as follows: Unaware – Consumers are unaware they have a problem or a need.

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

Managers Page 16 Example 2: Information. that achieve the results we’re after isn’t a new problem. seeing the problem with creating more. Example 2: Information Security. bumbling characters out to create the greatest movie ever made on information.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). On the contrary, I believe formal and informal modes of delivery complement each other.

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences


Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

The Amazon approach – Problem solving with elearning

Sponge UK

One company that has led the way in focusing on customers and getting them the information they need is Amazon. The world’s biggest retailer , Amazon has had to solve some of the biggest problems facing any business. Focusing on the learning outcome is all important in elearning design.

Can Education and Awareness be the Answer to all our Problems?


The lesson it taught me is knowledge can be powerful, information can be dangerous, and education may be the answer to relieving some of the tension that exists in our world today. I will conclude by asking the same question I opened with…”Is education the answer to our problems?”

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

the problem? 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. her own performance problem. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Collaborate with a self-organizing team to solve problems. review models, cases, archetypes of successful informal learning.

eLearning Manager Problem-Solving and Morphological Analysis

Web Courseworks

Using Morphological Analysis to Solve Complex eLearning Problems As an eLearning manager, you are required to confront and resolve complex problems on a daily basis. eLearning course authoring development process distance learning elearning information visualization instructional design Jon Aleckson SME subject matter experts teamwork Web Courseworks

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


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. In other words, stockpiling information slowed down the process of retrieving it.

How to Overcome Information Overload – Interview with Steven W. Anderson


Information overload, also known as "information glut" and "data smog", is a widely known phenomenon caused by an abundance of information that our brain cannot cope with. How to avoid Information overload” book - Steven W.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning


Part of the problem could be our hiring processes, or it could be that the pace of change is just too fast. Solving this learning and reward culture problem isn’t going to be easy, but change rarely is. They just may not know that they are the key to solving this problem.

Webinar: How to Solve the Content Discovery Problem


Webinar: How to Solve the Content Discovery Problem We’re living in a paradoxical time. Information overload accounts for 28B hours of wasted hours a year. The post Webinar: How to Solve the Content Discovery Problem appeared first on EdCast. We are simultaneously drowning in content and starving for relevant knowledge that can improve performance. That equates to almost $1T lost in productivity in the US economy alone, per Jonathan […].

Tackling Wicked Problems Using an Iterative Approach

ID Reflections

Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well-informed just to be undecided about them. Peter Recently, while doing a keyword search for complexity , I stumbled across an article called Wicked Problems.

Regulatory Upheavals Coming? No Problem

CLO Magazine

He was directly involved in designing nine online modules for the course, which offered most of the baseline information about TRID in fun, interactive ways using cartoons, videos, drag-and-drop exercises and quizzes. “We

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 1 – Defining Your Problem

Visual Lounge

We simply don’t have enough information. In the following blog post, I will help you find the information you need to correctly identify your problem. Once you have gotten to the root of the problem, you can start identifying the gap.

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

First, there is a widespread misconception that exposure to information equals learning. The result has been an overabundance of objective testing methods that assess information recall but little else. This practice is probably responsible for the fact that employees retain only about 10 to 15 percent of what they learn in training sessions—information is easily forgotten; only when we apply that information does it become knowledge.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. Read this article to find out more about Guided Informal Learning. There are two ways to address this problem.

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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.

The role of instructional designer in social/informal learning

Spark Your Interest

One of the quandaries that instructional designers have been struggling with, is their role (if any) in informal or social learning. First of all, what exactly is informal and social learning?

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eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement


Before plunging into an eLearning course development process with your team, spend some time developing a formal problem statement. Let’s determine the research-worthiness of a problem and the steps to create a clear learning problem statement.