When Remembering Really Matters – New White Paper from Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller, President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper: When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. You can download the white paper by filling out the form below: Here’s what is covered in the white paper: What will learners remember? All of these strategies are explained in detail within the white paper. Limit learner control in the course design.

Agile Learning Design for Beginners (Free White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

Jennifer Bertram , Director of Instructional Design here at Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on Agile Learning Design. In Agile Learning Design for Beginners , Jennifer gives a comprehensive introduction to one of her areas of expertise as a Director of Instructional Design: Agile. In the past, we’ve assumed that instructional designers should not be seen or heard. Download the white paper now!

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New Learning Game Design White Paper by Sharon Boller (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

Many of our readers are instructional designers looking to pick up some game design tips for their next project. Others are already avid game designers just looking for extra tips and advice. Wherever you are as a learning game designer, we are excited to release another free resource to help you hone your skills. BLP president Sharon Boller has written a new white paper titled Using Game Mechanics and Game Elements in Learning Games.

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Four Strategies for Long-Term Retention in Corporate Learning (White Paper)

Knowledge Guru

Sharon Boller , Knowledge Guru creator and Chief Product Officer, has authored a new white paper on strategies you can use to help learners remember. Most importantly, you’ll find five unique business challenges in the white paper… and the strategies we used to solve those challenges for our clients. The white paper is available as a free download in the Learning Center on our Bottom-Line Performance website. Download the white paper here.

Harnessing the Power of Mobile eLearning: A White Paper from the eLearning Guild

eLearning Brothers

This white paper proposal, titled “ Harnessing the Mobile Storm: The Power and Potential of Mobile Learning “, has many valuable insights into the changing face of the learning and development landscape, coming from experienced minds who know their way around the industry. We’ve gained some interesting knowledge from the paper and wanted to tease a few tidbits we found particularly fascinating.

What Will Corporate Learners Remember from your Training?

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. The white paper includes eight strategies to improve learning and remembering. Imagine that you are in charge of designing and imple- menting a learning solution that addresses one of the business problems on the next page. Click the image to download the white paper.

Instructional Design for Virtual Worlds

Experiencing eLearning

How does the instructional design process change when you’re working with virtual worlds and 3-D environments? The chapter is titled “Overcoming Being Addled by ADDIE.&# For all the impressive visual and technical feats possible in virtual worlds, a foundation of good design is still critical. 3-D virtual environments can be very different from the typical kinds of learning experiences most of us design.

xAPI in Instructional Design

Web Courseworks

But I’m interested in exploring the implications of xAPI for instructional design. Design is an iterative process. What does any of this have to do with iterative design? We can use the data from the Learning Record Store in order to inform our instructional design decisions. I’m excited to see the way this data gets used to inform instructional design. Stay tuned for our xAPI White Paper on medical case studies later this month!

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E-Learning White Paper - Important Factors in Designing Successful E-Learning

The Learning Dispatch

MicroAssist's instructional designer Linda Warren has found there is often confusion about some factors such as levels of interactivity and media sophistication. end analysis and instructional strategy are not given the consideration that is required to ensure a successful solution. This paper looks at important factors for designing successful online training. The white paper will be e-mailed to the email address you entered.

Shocking outcomes from ATD research on Instructional design

Challenge to Learn

The ATD published a report on Instructional design: “Instructional design now: a new age of learning and beyond” They did a survey among 1120 learning professionals. Info-graphic by ATD on report: instructional design now. Some more detail from the report: Top 10 approaches in Learning: 92% – Traditional classroom instruction. Are the still using pen and paper?

What It Means to Be Collaborative in Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Jennifer Bertram’s new white paper, Agile Learning Design for Beginners: Designing Learning at the Speed of Change. Here is a section on collaboration: COLLABORATIVE DESIGN. Agile instructional design focuses just as much on communication as it does process, if not more. Agile Learning Design White Paper

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A Guide To Get Started With Developing Online Learning Content

Raptivity

This eBook intends to provide a few tips and some simple steps which can help subject matter experts, educators, instructional designers and online course creators to get started with the development of online learning content. white-papersOnline learning is very different form conventional classroom training since there is no direct interaction with the learners. In-fact, building online learning is like developing a lesson plan that you will deliver in a vacuum.

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How to Link Game Mechanics to the Learning Experience

Knowledge Guru

If you want to design a learning game, you need to know about game mechanics and game elements. That’s because the game mechanics need to carefully link to the learning experience, and help learners achieve the learning objectives in your design. You have to think like a game designer and an instructional designer at the same time. You’re designing a game for a sit-down pizza restaurant to teach the wait staff customer service basics.

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The 5 key steps to building an eLearning program: Step 4 – Content

B Online Learning

In previous blogs we have covered off the earlier key steps: Strategy Design Resources Step 4 in this process is something integral to eLearning management and arguably the most vital of all 5 steps – Content. eLearning Strategy White Papers adult learning principles eLearning course design eLearning News instructional design Master elearning CourseShare. Tweet. Pin It.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. To thrive in this environment, everyone must become student and faculty and publisher and instructional designer. IBM white paper by Rob Cross.

How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision

Dashe & Thomson

In the white paper, The Kirkpatrick Four Levels: A Fresh Look after 50 years 1959-2009 , James and Wendy Kirkpatrick take the model into the 21st century. James and Wendy have said that one of the problems with implementing the Four Levels has actually been that instructional designers have attempted to apply the four levels after a program has been developed and delivered.

eLearning Development: Instructional Design Lessons from a Sales Trainer

Upside Learning

What’s an instructional designer doing attending sales training? In the interest of smoothening instructional development, the company offered to conduct the retail sales training seminar for our instructional designers. This is probably the best way for instructional designers to get a handle on the content and to understand what sort of learning experience is delivered in the classroom.

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Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 2 Information Overload

Infopro Learning

We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Download the Timing is Everything White Paper. Instructional DesignTiming is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload, (Knowledge Formation coming May 24th). Information Overload.

Webinar: A First Look at Eibhlin’s Quest, Our Newest Storyline Game

eLearning Brothers

Bill also mentioned quite a few other resources for game developers: Link to the Knowledge Guru white paper mentioned: [link] com/serious-games-resources/ learning-game-design-white- paper/. Instructional designer vs game designer: [link] are-you-an-instructional- designer-a-learning-game- designer-or-both. Earlier this week, we held a webinar featuring our newest and most exciting Storyline Game Template!

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

Web Courseworks

Physical Simulators and EHR-integrated Performance Improvement Activities – Next Generation CME White Paper. In this white paper, we discuss how physical simulators now have the ability to be connected to the internet, allowing them to be utilized more effectively in the CME space. EHR Integrated PI activities also made this white paper. We have had webinars, interviews and a white paper centered around PI.

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Agile learning design , Experience (Tin Can API) , social learning , and increasing the interactivity of eLearning were all hot topics at the major eLearning conferences this year. Sharon Boller’s white paper, which summarized seven of the emerging L&D trends for the year, was downloaded thousands of times because we increasingly need information that helps us sort through the trends and determine what’s really pressing for our organizations.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 5 Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline

Infopro Learning

We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Download the Timing is Everything White Paper. Instructional DesignTiming is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance , Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline, (Structured vs. On-demand Learning coming June 14th).

eLearning in the Age of Automation

Web Courseworks

As instructional designers, it’ll be up to us to design effective curricula that will help our learners gain the skills they need to succeed in their new jobs. Because the educational emphasis will be on skills such as creativity, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, adaptability and collaboration, instructional designers are going to have to abandon content-centric SCORM methods of instruction and instead design tools that afford development of social skills.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 4 Optimum Performance

Infopro Learning

Many training programs are designed to bring learners up to the point of optimum performance (or never make it that far at all), 1 but the best programs also plan for future talent development. We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Download the Timing is Everything White Paper. Instructional Design

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 4 Optimum Performance

Infopro Learning

Many training programs are designed to bring learners up to the point of optimum performance (or never make it that far at all), 1 but the best programs also plan for future talent development. We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Download the Timing is Everything White Paper. Instructional Design

Transitioning from SCORM to xAPI

Web Courseworks

Although I don’t expect instructional designers to leap from their desk chairs and start dancing in glee, the Department of Defense’s statement is an important symbol of change in the industry. If you’re interested in reading that, you should check out the white paper I wrote on the subject here. Instructional Design associations elearning instructional design SCORM xAPI

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7 Ways to Engage Your Learners After Course Completion

LearnDash

By writing articles and producing other audio/video material, you give your audience a way to connect with your material, learn about your field, and get a sense of your instructional style. That could include infographics, helpful YouTube videos, white papers, PDFs, or even e-books.

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Timing is Everything Series: Part 6 Structured vs. On-Demand Learning

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance , Growth , Stagnancy , or Decline , Structured vs. On-Demand Learning, ( Download the complete white paper ). Instructional DesignStructured vs. On-Demand Learning.

Missing: New Hires. Is Your Onboarding to Blame?

Infopro Learning

In addition, if you are interested in using onboarding to increase employees speed to proficiency, see our white paper Timing is Everything: Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve. Content Development Instructional Design Leadership Development Learning Management Performance-based LearningWhen your newest Human Capital investments go missing by way of early resignation, is your onboarding program, or lack thereof, to blame?

Failure is the New Success

Web Courseworks

Game mechanics are a fundamental component of games that connect our physical actions to the game world, but they are not the only component of games that can inform instructional design. Part of the reason instructional designers feel compelled to incorporate game mechanics into our curricula is because we feel like we need to dangle a carrot in front of our learners to motivate them to finish the course.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 1 Anxiety

Infopro Learning

We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Download the Timing is Everything White Paper. First Principles of Instruction.” Instructional DesignTiming is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety, (Part 2 Information Overload coming May 17th). The Anxiety of a New Job.

Virtual Reality: The Next Frontier in Adult Education

Web Courseworks

Dan White, CEO of Filament Games , presented a VR demo at DevLearn 2016. Download our white paper, Creating Serious Games and Simulations , and stay tuned for our white paper on Virtual Reality in learning! Instructional Design development process elearning game based learning Gamification instructional design Technology virtual reality Web CourseworksThere I was, standing in my cubicle.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 1 Anxiety

Infopro Learning

We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Download the Timing is Everything White Paper. First Principles of Instruction.” Instructional DesignTiming is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety, (Part 2 Information Overload coming May 17th). The Anxiety of a New Job.

The Science of Remembering: Strategies for Long-Term Retention (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller spoke to these challenges in her recent white paper : “When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention.” ” The white paper includes strategies for both learning and remembering , emphasizing the need to improve the effectiveness of the initial training event as well as the post-training reinforcement strategy.

Give It 70%: Rethinking Modern Learning with Docebo

eLearning Brothers

The good people over at Docebo recently put out a white paper titled “ Beyond the LMS: Modernize Your Corporate Learning Programs with Social and Informal Learning ,” exploring the way we think about learning in the modern age. An interesting point made in the paper is the “70:20:10 rule,” denoting the frequency with which our brain absorbs info from certain channels. eLearning Featured Instructional Design Resources Resources

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xAPI Medical Case Studies

Web Courseworks

Watch for our white paper on specific use cases coming in November. Innovation in Learning Learning News Managing eLearning Case Studies DevLearn elearning instructional design Jon Aleckson LMS SME subject matter experts teamwork Technology Web Courseworks xAPII attended the xAPI Camp in Chicago on Friday, September 16, 2016 to learn about use cases in the medical community for xAPI.

How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 2: Goals and Assessments

CourseArc

research notes, case studies, white papers, links to external forums and websites, etc.)? This may help students select a course that’s designed for their preferred methods of assessment, rather than realizing too late that they feel afloat in unfamiliar or uncomfortable assessment territory. Instructional Method (Lectures, Discussions, Group Sessions, Field Work, etc.).