3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning
OCTOBER 22, 2014
A good example of synchronous learning in a traditional classroom is lectures, where everyone is face-to-face at the same place and time. Having chat and instant messaging integrated with your LMS system allows you to bring everyone in the e-learning course together at one time.
The Work-Life Balance Myth
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
For example, the 1990’s saw the workplace arrival of Generation X. Social media, web-based applications, cloud-based document stores, and online collaboration tools are just a few examples. Every fifteen to twenty years, a new generation enters the workplace.
Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?
JULY 22, 2015
I feel like I am an example of the “C-suite” person so many say are the reason we need to shift to micro-learning. Example. I’ve published two posts on micro-learning in recent months. One was on this site; one was done for ATD.
Micro learning – the big wave of mobile education
MARCH 28, 2017
The learning modules are focused on one concept only, allowing people to sample, process and retain the information. I remember my first mobile phone: brick-sized, big antenna and weighing around 400 grams. Then I got my first clasp phone and it seemed tiny and awesome.
Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy
AUGUST 4, 2012
Examples include web conferencing or webinar, forums, instant messaging and blogs. Example: Using webinar for frontline leadership can expose managers to the advantages of webinar for other operational uses.
What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning
OCTOBER 21, 2015
All of us use their standard communication and collaboration features like comments, posts, instant messaging, group discussion boards, wikis, video chats and so on.
7 Tips for Delivering Engaging Live Online Training Experiences
JULY 2, 2015
When employees are not being watched, they may feel as though they can get away with checking instant messages and emails during the meeting. For example, a whiteboard, polls, status updates or a “raise hand” function for your trainees, etc.
What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning
DECEMBER 11, 2015
All of us use their standard communication and collaboration features like comments, posts, instant messaging, group discussion boards, wikis, video chats and so on. What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning.
Synchronous vs asynchronous elearning
AUGUST 22, 2013
Examples of synchronous elearning are online chat and videoconferencing. Any learning tool that is in real-time, such as instant messaging that allows students and teachers to ask and answer questions immediately, is synchronous.
Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning: Benefits and Limitations
AUGUST 15, 2016
Example: Your organization has developed a new product and you would like to train your sales reps on its pricing, features, specs, etc. Example: You want to be trained on a new product but could not make it to the webinar; mow asynchronous learning comes handy.
Strategies for transformation 2: from synchronous to asynchronous
Clive on Learning
JUNE 14, 2013
The most obvious examples are classroom courses and on-the-job training sessions, but also in this category we must place the use of the telephone and live online tools, such as instant messaging, Skype and virtual classrooms. Reading a book, watching a video, listening to a podcast, surfing the web or interacting with an e-learning programme are all asynchronous; so is communicating by post, by text messages, by email or through forums, blogs, wikis and social networks.
3 Ways Wearable Tech Can Enhance Your eLearning Solutions
MARCH 1, 2016
Offering a step-by-step, easy to access guide for an employee on their smart watch can help out in those times your learner needs something instantly. Instant Feedback.
Learning not in excess but in nexus!
JUNE 25, 2015
Instant messaging, video conferencing and the social media have changed the way we interact and hunt or scout for information. Remember the famous ‘Hare and Turtle’ story? The moral ‘slow and steady wins the race’ of this story has stood the test of time.
MOOCs and Microlearning
Your Training Edge
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
Mini activities can be pushed to users via RSS feeds, SMS instant messaging, and so on. Today learners expect to be much more engaged, for example, in flipped classrooms and through using various technologies. Most discussions of massive open online courses (MOOCs) focus primarily on the massive component. These courses are huge in every sense of the word—they have massive enrollments, they generate massive amounts of data, and they have certainly caused massive controversy.
The Golden Keys to Personal Productivity
JANUARY 10, 2017
Take the example of Mark Zuckerberg. This could be instant messaging or phone calls. Today’s companies are producing goods and offering services in ways that 25 years ago were unthinkable. And the same will be true in another quarter century.
How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114
DECEMBER 23, 2016
An example of old teaching practices that can hamper learning is “rote learning”. What is your instant reaction? [ ] Write an explanation and email it back. [ ] Find a link and send it to the person. [ ] Tell the person to use keywords and search online. see more on Instant Learning ).In
Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool
MAY 12, 2015
For example, the number 500 is a piece of data, as is the name Amy Jones. For example, you can engage employees from the same department to contribute weekly to their “department wiki”. The tools that aid in this process include: Instant messaging and intranet forums.
10 Social Media Tools For Learning
The eLearning Coach
NOVEMBER 16, 2009
Be sure to do additional research and comparison with similar products prior to making a selection as this is just a small sampling. For example, there is a Moodle module for starting a Dimdim session directly from within Moodle.
At The Water Cooler of Learning
JANUARY 26, 2012
Here’s one of many examples. We have become obsessed with formal learning in the workplace. In our zeal to learn, we have transferred the formal model of learning into the collective mind of our corporations. Even e-learning is simply less-expensive formal learning at a distance.
Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common
AUGUST 27, 2013
Setting up a standard project folder structure with sub-folders for project documents, assets, and programming files along with setting up file naming conventions are just two examples of good organization techniques that can make managing a project easier and more efficient.
Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!
JANUARY 30, 2012
Watch a sample screencast from CiesaDesign on how to use FTP: Unable to display content. Can you share with us some examples of what you do for your clients? Watch a sample screencast from Gravity Works on Signing Savvy: Watch on Screencast.com.
How To Retain Great Talent: Hiring Is Only The Beginning
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Avoid shooting a cryptic instant message or half-baked email. For example, why not invite all employees to an off-site meeting for an entire day to talk to leadership about what’s working and what isn’t? Great managers know that the best employees are volunteers.
5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses
OCTOBER 6, 2016
For example, communication skills involve body language and other non-verbal cues. For example, troubleshooting a tech problem may involve a variety of skills and abilities that are missing from your corporate eLearning program.
Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning
JANUARY 24, 2011
Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Examples. Short Text Messaging. Text message that are short bursts sent from a cell phone or a computer directly to another cell phone or computer. Instant messaging is the ability to write a quick message to another person and enter into a dialogue in real-time via only text-based messages.
2020 learning technologies
Learning with e's
MARCH 16, 2011
For example, the Nintendo Dual Screen and Wii games technologies are already being used effectively for teaching in some schools. When I try to gaze into the future I hurt my eyes.
Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)
JUNE 3, 2015
There’s also the fact that Twitter provides few mechanisms for saving, cataloguing and viewing tweets at a later time, besides the rather inflexible hashtags; it’s more a stream-of-messages than a content repository. Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life.
In Learning, Size Matters
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
Consider current standby microlearning examples such as instant messaging, blogging and even the telephone and water cooler. For synchronous microlearning, techniques such as instant messaging, social media and email are well understood.
Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know
MARCH 25, 2013
Examples of technologies that can be used to facilitate asynchronous learning include learning management systems, enterprise social networks, wikis, blogs, on-line discussion forums, and even email.
Survey: Tech Gadgets Eroding Workplace Etiquette
MAY 8, 2013
The survey is based on more than 2,300 telephone interviews with CIOs from a random sample of U.S. Leaving long voice messages: For most communications, you should get to the point quickly. Along the same lines, email is better than instant message when an immediate response isn''t required.
NOW EVERYONE WINS: OVERCOMING GENERATION DIFFERENCES WHEN BUILDING LEARNING
JANUARY 23, 2014
Rely heavily on blogs, instant messages, tweets, text messages. However these students are now our employees and need to be convinced by example learning can be made meaningful respecting the ways they want to, and best can learn.
Email: Lost in Translation
The Peformance Improvement
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Farhad Manjoo addresses this problem with regard to the apparent hacking of Clinton campaign email and the taken-out-of-context message from Jennifer Palmieri, the campaign's communication director. Take for example the statement, “I think you handled that well.”
Psst. You wanna buy some features?
JULY 30, 2012
HRIS integration – At one time systems said ERP integration with SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft for example, now the new buzz: HRIS integration – Lawson. Instant messaging. LMS vendors are continuing to add some very unique features in an effort to set themselves apart from the competition. These expand past the standard feature sets, which I call 90/10. This is to say that 90% of features most folks seek are nearly universal in a LMS – low cost or otherwise.
Part 2: The Mentality Behind Measurement
MARCH 19, 2013
For example, prior to introducing a facet of social learning to a sales team, learning leaders should pinpoint a tangible output such as a performance metric — improve sales or improve product knowledge — that can be tracked. ” Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company that uses various facets of social learning such as instant messaging, group discussion boards and video chat, adopted a similar measurement strategy.
Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug
NOVEMBER 30, 2009
As an example of needing a Jack, the question - How do you avoid the issue … “I’m too busy” … Jack’s answer is basically, if the value is high enough, you are focused on problems they are faced with right now, they will come. His example is a community that meets on Friday afternoons.