eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

Manual data entry stifles the true potential of this model, however, When it comes to identifying knowledge gaps or potential performance improvement recommendations, automation is the stepping stone to broader application. The lure of a do-it-yourself solution is strong for many associations and organizations working on tight budgets. That’s how we wind up with people conflating eLearning with the PowerPoint-style presentations instructional designers loathe.

How Important is the Design Phase?

Design2Train

The Design Phase is both the instructional and technical foundation of the finished product. If you do not complete the Design Phase the right way, you will end up with cost-overruns of re-work, redefining the project scope, and lots of stress. . How do you know if you have completed the Design Phase properly? Knowing who you will work with and their specific roles and responsibilities is important. We call this separation, Need to Know and Good to Know.

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Preview of the Learning Solutions and the Learning Performance Ecosystem conferences

Challenge to Learn

This is hopefully helpful if you are attending, but if you do not go to Orlando there are many ways to tap into the rich conference resources. I do not know any of them. But Learning Solutions has a great track record for great keynotes, so I do hope that they will surprise and inspire me. Bridging the gender gap. Next week I will be attending the Learning Solutions conference and the co-located Learning Performance Ecosystem conference.

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

But because short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in the next course, or maybe next month, or even next year. Reactions to a learning event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard data for informed decision making when greater investment in training is needed, budgets are cut, competition for resources is fierce, and times get tough?

4 reasons why ‘experience’ is the focus in learning now

Learning Pool

In the Learning Pool white paper, Powering the Modern Learner Experience: Next-Generation Learning Tools Come of Age, these changes are grouped into four main areas: Work. Further to the above, businesses now deploy whole cohorts of contingent workers to meet skills gaps and achieve particular strategic goals. Instructional design orthodoxies fail.

6 Reasons Why E-Learning is Replacing Traditional Higher Education Courses

Hurix Digital

To iron out these differences, here is our list of six major gaps in traditional higher education courses and why online learning is becoming a viable alternative. Online learning is fundamentally flexible since learners do not have to sit in classrooms. Learners can choose from self-paced courses in multiple disciplines or classroom-type setup that includes live online training with remote instructions.

Looking back on Devlearn 2014

easygenerator

A white paper based on the trend session is available to download. He does know the landscape well. Instructional designers like this because it gives you control. This was a great presentation about filling the gap between the real world and our instructional design world. It talked about enabling users to create content instead of doing it all yourself. I attended the DevLearn conference last week.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. We learn on the job to do the job. Workers need to know what one another are doing. In the old days, work was mechanical; workers learned the skills and knowledge to do their jobs from training sessions and then performed their job function. Twenty-first century employees do complex, unpredictable work. It’s up to them to figure out what to do. The message is that in business, we learn most by doing.

5 Uses where Blended Learning Works Best and Why!

Enyota Learning

With digital disruption looming large, it has never been more critical for organizations to close skill gaps in new business models, revolutionary ways of working, and in emerging technologies. But the question is, how do companies help employees gain more knowledge in an efficient and convenient way? Through the combination of videos, instructional games, and assignment completions in a classroom setting, blended learning is achieved.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. Founder Arun Pradhan shares detailed access instructions in this LinkedIn post. Google is also doing its part to support workers and educators who need to communicate effectively in distributed environments. This includes access to instruction in all 14 languages Babble offers, along with content about related cultures, travel and more.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

This single individual outperformed many Fortune 500 sales training staffs that I know of! All learning activity is tracked by mLevel and accessible via a series of real-time dashboards that track program completion, learner engagement, knowledge acquisition, knowledge and skills gaps, and question performance. What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution? They are in training so they can learn to do their job better!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Personally, I dont like to hide things from learners and play guessing games, so I am an advocate of letting the learner know, up front, what they will be expected to do at the conclusion of the course, lesson, or whatever. There are better ways to do some of the things we’ve been doing. How do you try to think like a learner?

The LTEM Training & Learning Evaluation Model

Convergence Training

A quick reminder, most of you probably know who Dr. Will Thalheimer is, he’s kind of a learning research legend. Can you tell everybody what what you were thinking and what you were trying to do when you created LTEM? So clearly, we’re not doing as well as we might be doing. So I’m going to do a little deep dive into the learning and forgetting curves to put an evaluation in perspective. I’ll do both. We do evaluation for a reason.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5