How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it? Do you just open up Articulate Storyline , have a look at the content that your SME has provided and then just start building it? Do they need to be assessed to prove their understanding has changed? You know what?

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?

Do Millennials need special training?

Matrix

Do Millennials need special training? On first glance, you’d think they do. Do they really? At the same time, the study puts an emphasis on the gap between their demand for learning and development programs and companies’ readiness to provide these.

How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

To do that they need a workforce that has the skills to solve customer problems by creating new and more innovative products and services. To do that, Robertson said learning leaders should bring customers and executives together as part of the learning process.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. What did they need to learn to do their current job?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

As you may know, Ive only been there once. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. He cites a USA Today article which says, Students "dont like it for activities that can be done in a real classroom, such as lectures or slide shows. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." But perhaps we can do some of the key things (e.g.,

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. Heres what I recall: They created a set of powerpoint slides. Lets just say, a set of slide were created by someone. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. Lose sight of those things and everything you do is poo.

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Virtual Reality: It’s The Time To Take Your Business To The Next Level

G-Cube

Companies are increasingly using VR-based solutions to deliver impactful training programs that boost employee productivity and engagement. Virtual reality is termed as an interactive 3D program in a multimedia environment that delivers an immersion effect for the viewers.

Sales Training Tip: How to Increase Your Sales Team’s Potential

Mindmarker

In sales training, we know this situation all too well: you’ve trained your team but they’re just not living up to their full potential. So how do you gain traction? Closing the 5 Reinforcement Gaps. Read more about Closing the 5 Reinforcement Gaps ).

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Pro Tip: Support Informal Learning with Formal Training

ATD Learning Technologies

Our audience learns perpetually; they turn to Google and each other when they need to know something immediately. How to Bridge the Gap. How do we plan for and structure learning elements that are inherently supposed to be unplanned and unstructured?

How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Did you know PowerPoint has a built-in picture and video compression tool? Images: Select a picture on any slide and go to the Picture Tools Format tab on the ribbon. You could go into an image editing program, and the Photos app in Windows 10 is actually really good for this.

3 Things I’ve Learned About Today’s E-Learner

ATD Learning Technologies

In fact, I didn’t know what a Millennial was until last month and still mix up asynchronous with synchronous learning (seriously, can we use smaller words for that?). Before you know it, we had e-learning authoring software and I was reading anything I could to figure it all out.

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

” Never mind that I had delivered precisely what was described in my abstract, the thought that social learning as part of a formal educational program could be made into a turnkey system flabbergasted me. What are we L&D professionals to do? Just do it.

Book Review: Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner

Experiencing eLearning

Saul Carliner’s second edition of Training Design Basics is written for people who are brand new to the field and are creating their first training program. ” I know some more experienced instructional designers who might do well to follow that last bit of advice.

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Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

You know what a source of non-dues revenue this can be, and you know how popular eLearning has become in the association space. Do you know how to overcome the challenges that come with implementing such an initiative? But, you can do it!

Focus on Adult Learning Principles For a Successful E-learning Course!

CommLab India

Adults need to know how the course is relevant to them. Imagine your sales rep is asked to take a course on how to recognize a buyer persona; he should be educated on the course relevance in the introductory slides itself. Bridge skill gaps. Relevance.

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Fire Up Learning: Tips to Motivate Adult Learners

360 Training

To effectively face the challenges of the changing world, more and more adult learners are turning to professional development courses and online learning programs. Sadly, most of those training programs are not very interesting, which poses a test for online course developers. What can we do to create an engaging training program? Expect the unexpected: Most of the student population perceives eLearning as endless slides with long lines of text.

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Karl Kapp "The Case of the Disengaged Learner" #ATDTK

Learning Visions

Make the learner do something. Create a curiosity gap -- something you can do before hand that will raise a question that they want to know the answer to. Instead open with "Do you know the #1 method to close sales in our company. Leaderboards aren''t that motivating after the tenth person -- number eleven thinks, there''s no way I can do that. Our brains are programmed to filter out repetitive activities.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

They focus on the learning & training market and Josh sure knows more about the trends in the industry than most others. Bersin used the slide shown here in which types of tools/medium can be used in Informal Learning. Rob shared what new are their doing at BDU.

Cammy Bean, "Writing Better eLearning Scripts" Training 2015

bozarthzone

How can we write better programs?" -Aim Aim for short & snappy -How do people talk to each other? It''s really critical to know your audience (Form follows function) Comic books are fun and can support the fun affect. -We Here''s my perspective" "Here''s how I do that." Set up a curiosity gap. Find stories by asking questions of SMEs: Where do people get this wrong? What do people want to DO? Cut the blather; focus on doing.

13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On

eLearningArt

Because they’re about people DOING something … Not just an information dump where learners magically “ABSORB” the content (picture me doing air quotes). So, you know scenarios are important…but how do you actually create good ones?

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Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Lisa has more than 25 years of progressive experience building effective people programs in high profile companies across industries, including Consumer Goods, Publishing, High-Tech, and Healthcare. Most scholars would say “no” because it depends on what you’re trying to do.

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Pro Tip: Support Informal Learning with Formal Training

ATD Learning Technologies

Our audience learns perpetually; they turn to Google and each other when they need to know something immediately. To accomplish this, learning objectives are matched to the most appropriate delivery medium and learning environment to ensure that participants learn through Facilitator-led delivery of content with some element of participant control over ‘where, when, pace or path’ in the overall program sequence.". How to Bridge the Gap.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

During the session, you will learn: About the latest eLearning trends, tools, and strategies to consider when building an engaging and future-proofed training program. Arguably, these resources can teach us the skills we need to improve the way we operate and the way companies do business.

Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10AM –1AM PT: Taking charge of your professional development (Free to ATD members) As a learning professional, do you spend so much time developing others that you don't make time to develop yourself? Doing so, however, is often easier said than done.

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common? Did you know that a dial is basically a round slider? With a skilled developer and imagination, dials can do cool things, but this is not what you should pay the price of admission for. Need feedback on one slide/scene?

The 6 common enterprise training mistakes and how to avoid them

eFront

And as we will show in this post, there are several potential traps for a new eLearning program developer to fall in ? Not knowing your stuff. Not knowing your staff. Just because you do the teaching doesn’t mean you know all the answers.

5 Tips on Setting Realistic Training Objectives

TalentLMS

Creating a training program involves going through a lot of detailed and specific information. With the training team raring to go straight to designing slides and facilitating classes, there is always that tendency to rush through formulating realistic learning goals and objectives.

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Learning at Large Ep4: Decentralizing L&D to support a successful learning culture

Elucidat

We talked about how to demonstrate business value early on to control groups, identifying the right business problems to solve, knowing when to push back the role of a learning team, and how to decentralize learning and development to support a more scalable learning culture.

These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I had a conversation with a beta tester who was struggling with doing something. He should have stepped away from the solution, taken a closer look at what he wanted to do, and then look at the options he had for meeting his objective. What do you hope to accomplish?

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Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs

LifterLMS

As course creators, we tend to think of students as one body of users going through your course material, but individual students do interact with your content in different ways. We started working together doing some course development about 18 years ago, and did that for a little while.

Dive In

CLO Magazine

According to The Conference Board’s “The Business Value of Leadership Development” report, “One of the most influential internal engines to drive change is a leadership development program that sets out to nurture management talent that is entrepreneurial, enterprisewide and globally recruited.”.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

So how much interactivity do you require for your content? What do they need to be able to ‘do’ as an outcome of this module? If you haven’t asked those questions yet, go and do it now. You can do that with Preso!

Engaging the Long Distance Learner: Part 2

Adobe Captivate

I recently did a webinar called, “15 Ways to Market Your Training Program & Learning Tech.” (Here is the recording and slide deck.) We will also provide a printout of the 400 slide PowerPoint in case you would like to take notes.