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. If you’ve ever had to juggle the personalities and opinions of a wide array of relatives at a holiday party, imagine doing the same at a large corporation, where the volume, scope, and network effects of these challenges are magnified 10 or even 100-fold!

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. Pedagogy: Derived from the Greek for ‘to lead’, pedagogy is a teacher-centred approach to educational activities in online and face-to-face environments. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners. Catch up with the ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L).

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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?

COVID-19 and the next New Deal for artists: “Building the Vibe”

Kadenze

Even on the best of days, there’s always one thing that tickles your brain because you know you could have done something better. The teachers are trying their hardest to reach all of their students, but we all know that is sisyphean in their efforts. Photo courtesy of Arts Corps.

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How to Create an eLearning Organization Business Model

eFront

With most economies quickly moving towards knowledge-resourced survival strategies, eLearning is the most sought-after knowledge management pedagogy. What has been frustrating people in the presence or absence of an eLearning program? What are the gaps in eLearning offerings? What kind of eLearning programs are more in demand? Get to know your learners well in order to study your target market. Are your courses all about purchase-and-download-eLearning-programs?

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.

Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

Among its approaches, the pedagogy of empathy is one that can be implemented even in simplified elearning solutions. An empathic pedagogy has been shown to benefit feelings of trust, enjoyment of study, motivation and engagement in learning, the development and strengthening of a bond between teacher and learners, the creation of a positive learning environment, the development of a sense of belonging to the group, the valuing of learning, and educational success.

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. Regardless of the specific technology or pedagogy discussed by the panellists, the overarching advice provided by each one was to give it a go and see what happens.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

By tracking learners’ interactions with the LMS, instructors can pinpoint the most effective techniques to enhance their courses accordingly and identify the success of their pedagogies. The Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model is the gold standard for assessing online training programs.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: How Training Managers Can Use Self-Development to Improve Their Programs (Free for ATD members) As a training program manager, you spend so much time and energy developing others that focusing on your self-development may feel less important, but it’s not.

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Collaborative learning

Ed App

As I began to study pedagogy more and simultaneously observe in the classroom, I began to see that collaborative learning has a definite place in an educational framework. What we needed to do now, was know how to use that knowledge…and use it well. Do the math.

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. But the widespread use of technology has created a gap between teaching strategy and the instruction that a learner expects. eLearning courses, however, can do much better. We know, we know.

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.

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 21st century workplace is built on changing skills that require lifelong learning and development: not doing so will result in planned obsolescence. Organizations today are faced with a disruption that is nothing short of historic.

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. Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs. A CEU is a measurement used in continuing education programs. Pedagogy.

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. Professional content It may be my perception, but the pedagogy that is often so prevalent in the writing of teachers, about resources for teaching and learning, is often scarce in the writing of instructional designers, when writing about the same things. Is it the pedagogy? What do you mean by value?

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Do you feel like you don’t have the time to learn online learning best practices? Do you struggle to connect with your students in this new, fully-online environment? Do your online classes feel more transactional than conversational? How do we assess quality?

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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?&#. When you talk with a businessperson, you must talk like they do. How could you do your job right without knowing where the corporation was headed? Once you know the answers to these questions, you are ready to proceed.

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.

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? Whether you currently teach online or you are thinking about doing it in the future, we are here to help you sort through this process and we hope that this handbook might help you along the way.

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). The instructor doesnt really know the topic and is just completely winging it. Im just back from two this week, and presented yesterday at USQs Pedagogies and Learning Conference in Brisbane.

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. Performance Support: Sify eLearning see more examples at mlearnopedia.com Review or reinforcement: StudyCell Flashcard Pilots doing 30 days test that report back to their LM -- pocket Scorm. Business Drivers -- Why Do This?

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 23-25, 2012 Digital Book World Conference and Expo: When Change Is the Only Constant, It’s Time to Get with the Program, New York City, New York, USA. link] January 30-February 3, 2012 EDUCAUSE Management Program , Miami, Florida, USA. Clayton R.

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.