Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

Unless these complications are recognized and addressed, those gaps can create a communications stumbling block that impedes a company’s or an organization’s long-term success.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Objectives: Course or learning objectives define the knowledge or skills learners are expected to gain from a training program. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

I have never taken a class in pedagogy. I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. Got accepted to a Masters program for secondary ed, but deferred. I started my professional life in operations -- behind the scenes helping people do their jobs better. If youd like to learn more about what Im doing these days, check out my current job description. I learned Toolbook and Authorware on my own while in the program.

Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem

mLevel

One thing I have observed is that learning suffers from the same challenge that marketers do each day: how do I get my audience to engage or purchase my product? So, what do you do? Update Your Learning Program.

E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

I know you have. While a lot of talk is bandied around about e-learning, it’s evident that relatively few of us are actually doing it. To help bridge the gap, I was honoured to moderate a panel session at last month’s AITD National Conference.

Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

an estimated 60M people are shut off from jobs because of a lack of digital skills: nearly 20% of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work, or at school, or by mobile device [3]. Progress generates a skills gap.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. API (Application Programming Interface). API provides an interface that allows developers to interact with programs and applications, including learning management systems. Pedagogy.

Boosting Course Design: 5 Easy-to-Follow Course Facilitation Techniques

TalentLMS

Contrary to popular belief, instructional designers do not teach the courses they create. Course facilitators are increasing in number to meet the needs of hybrid and online training programs. Pedagogy for the current digital environment has undergone a massive revolution.

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

WBT Systems

7% of them aren’t sure if they have one—if you don’t know, you probably don’t—so let’s make that 77% without a strategy. If you have an e-learning strategy , you’re more likely to see a net increase in revenue from e-learning programs. To reinforce how critical your programs are to the association’s mission and to ensure you get appropriate funding for those programs, you must be able to demonstrate (with data) how these programs contribute to the mission.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

If all we do is write training material, then perhaps yes. The ID survey on this blog now has over 200 responses: 62% do not have advanced degrees. How much of the pedagogy used by IDs is less to do with learning and more to do with design? Is it the pedagogy?

BE a businessperson

Jay Cross

That question is this: what would Andrew do? Your objective will often be to do convince Andrew what you say/do is worthy of investment. When in doubt about ROI, just ask yourself “What would Andrew Carnegie do?&#. Results do not exist inside the training department.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Messy Learning OK. Messy Training Not OK.

Learning Visions

Or maybe you actually want to learn how to do your job better. Is a messy training program just one in which the presenter is clearly not organized? The training doesnt teach what the participants want or need (failure to consult with actual learners while designing the program).

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2011 Academic Medical and Health Science Centers : Integrated Plans for Integrated Programs, 5 th annual, San Diego, California, USA. link] January 30-February 3, 2012 EDUCAUSE Management Program , Miami, Florida, USA. Clayton R.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: What’s the Difference: Learning Designer vs. Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

Are we – as in the collective we of the eLearning ‘industry’ – making a conscious shift away from Instructional Designer since no one on the outside knows what that means? What do you think?? What I do spans a broader scope. Learning is something that learners do. But it's not a sexy title, though it does seem to meet with understanding when I explain what I do. The program is currently called Educational Technology.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Clark Quinn : Has been doing this for 30 years. And if you havent completed the survey, you can do it right now. Adoption within organization: 33% say they have no plans to do m-learning in their organization (international said 24%, u.s. Business Drivers -- Why Do This?

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January23-25, 2012 Digital Book World Conference and Expo: When Change Is the Only Constant, It’s Time to Get withthe Program, New York City, New York, USA. link] February8-10, 2012 Conference on HigherEducation Pedagogy , 4 th annual, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg,Virginia, USA. link] or [link] March 2-4, 2012 National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP): Leading the Way, 10 th annual, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,USA.