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

Axonify

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.

Mobile Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

I spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Informal Learning. Even though informal learning has been around for as long as we humans have been, the use of the term ‘Informal Learning’ in corporate has grown significantly in the last 5-8 years.

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.

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?

Axonify

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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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.

How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems

Trivantis

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?

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.

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

mLevel

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?”

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.

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences

TalentLMS

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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 Overcome Information Overload – Interview with Steven W. Anderson

JoomlaLMS

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.

Webinar: How to Solve the Content Discovery Problem

EdCast

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 […].

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

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.

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

Better Inform Your Training Evaluation (Part One)

Riptide Software

Our community is filled with passionate and educated individuals who are true examples of problem solvers. It is without question that training employees is incredibly important to the business function and future of the organization as a whole. Corporate Training xAPI learning insights

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.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Pract.us

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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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.

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? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Informal_learning.

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Real feedback and real solutions to compliance elearning problems

Sponge UK

We’ll look at what we can learn from this genuine feedback and examine strategies to help overcome the problems that real learners are having with compliance training. Giving them one course that provides all the relevant information is better than offering many individual courses.