Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

Each standalone topic must have its own defined objective which elucidates what specific knowledge it would impart. Learners must feel motivated to take a course by learning from the objective that they will add these specific skills/knowledge to themselves.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

The myth of knowledge transfer The same could be said of the phrase ‘knowledge transfer’. We can’t and don’t transfer knowledge between people. We can create and use techniques and approaches that help and facilitate knowledge acquisition. But we don’t transfer knowledge.

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eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun

Learnnovators

When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. So I take no joy in predicting that elearning modules will inevitably be murdered. The best of today’s elearning modules have learnt from past excesses.

Assessing Learner Confidence in Training Modules

ATD Learning Technologies

The reality is that many employees know more about how to pass a test and progress through training than they know how to internalize and access applicable knowledge. Learner confidence shows what knowledge employees are more likely to act on— not just test well on.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

If application, knowledge transfer, and. knowledge transfer, we can’t focus on. knowledge delivery alone. a series of learning and knowledge activities, along with a heavy dose of structured. knowledge and demonstrated. of skills, abilities, and knowledge.

Crowd source your corporate knowledge

Challenge to Learn

I’m investigating crowd sourcing of corporate knowledge. In their view it is no longer the role of the Learning and Development department to control and steer the learning and knowledge management of the employees but to facilitate it.

Putting Together an ERP Trail Mix: Some Bite-sized Modules for Employees To Snack On

CommLab India

Give them bite-sized modules that deal with a single learning objective and provide just-in-time support whenever they require. Short learning modules for role-based training. Micro modules for training reinforcement. Planning to go live with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?

5 Image Editing Tools to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Now-a-days, instructional designers require more knowledge and skills than ever before. On one hand, they need to be knowledgeable about learning theories and on the other hand, they need to be adept in using technological/software tools.

Can organisation-wide social networks capture tacit knowledge?

The eLearning Nomad

Most of what we do at work requires knowledge that can’t be captured into a 10 bullet checklist with clear do’s and don’ts. More than ever before, the success of our organisations is based on tacit knowledge (that part of knowledge that is widely embodied in individuals but not able to be readily expressed). The big challenge in any modern learning organisation is the sharing of this tacit knowledge. Sharing of tacit knowledge is done through solving problems together.

Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time

CommLab India

What is your best option when it comes to developing a custom online training module in minimum time? On the one hand, it refers to the software and process used to create eLearning content and courses quickly, and on the other to learning delivered in short, quick electronic-based modules.

E-training Modules on Software Applications Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

You can easily create e-training modules with interactive simulations on software applications, using Articulate Storyline. Do/Test mode: Here, you can check the user’s knowledge. How can you impart effective training on using software applications?

How Cisco Uses Knowledge Guru to Teach Product and Technical Knowledge (Interview)

Knowledge Guru

I interviewed Paula Rossini, Global Program Manager at Cisco, to learn more about how Cisco uses Knowledge Guru games to teach its sales associates. What learners do you use Knowledge Guru games with? For example, associates take Data Center as a six-day module.

Extend eFront with modules for fun and profit

eFront

In this post we’ll take a look at eFront’s module system, and how it enables eFront users to extend and mold the software to their e-learning needs. Modules what? But did you know that there’s already a curated list of modules available for eFront?

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

Posting information on the web doesn’t require any technical knowledge anymore. Sharing your knowledge is as easy as sharing your latest picture through the social media. Easygenerator has three new goals now: Make it possible for anyone to share their knowledge on any device.

The Dos and Don’ts of Developing Self-paced Training Modules

CommLab India

You need to come up with ideas that will make your learners want to know more, be eager to go to the next module, and ready to follow the instructional path you have designed. This will help you design the course at the existing knowledge level of learners.

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach

Raptivity

The learner seeks knowledge and wants to absorb that knowledge; learning activities then help embed that knowledge. Alternatively, learners may want to test themselves for prior knowledge before undertaking any study, or refresh themselves through learning activities.

When to Bring Your Association’s Continuing Education Online

Association eLearning

She is knowledgeable in associations’ use of continuing education and strategic application of technology implementation. But sometimes it’s worthwhile to focus significant resources on developing a very customized continuing education (CE) module. This might end up being an app for mobile devices, an online self-study module with quizzes and games built in, or an online course with significant resources invested such as broadcasting live video.

E-learning Solutions in the Healthcare Sector: Creating Knowledge and Enlightenment

G-Cube

G-Cube developed an interactive learning module for a medical website, created by a leading specialist in India. This e-course is a proof of the concept that by bridging the gap with knowledge we can benefit the patient as well as the doctor.

How to improve knowledge transfer in Online IT Training

Your Training Edge

Since programming languages and other IT related courses are complex, the service providers must follow a unique approach to transfer the knowledge to the students. However, minor changes in the courses can make the knowledge transfer highly efficient.

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Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

First, experiential learning is a process that facilitates the acquisition of specific knowledge and skills through real-life experience. Health Science departments have adopted computer-enabled mannequins to provide an authentic experience in patient care and the application of knowledge.”.

The 9 Most Common Corporate Training Module Mistakes

KnowledgeAnywhere

At the same time, not all training modules are equally effective. Let’s look at the nine most common corporate training module mistakes. If your training modules are overly theoretical, they won’t prepare your employees for the situations in which they’ll need the information. For example, if a new hire is learning how to use a software program, you’ll need corporate training modules that simulate typical use cases within the software. Lengthy Course Modules.

5 Tips to Effectively Reinforce Your New Product Knowledge Training

CommLab India

Organizations should involve the sales team from the beginning of the product development life cycle; give them hands-on experience, and conduct classroom training sessions with self-paced online learning modules during the launch phase of the product. Microlearning Modules.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

First, experiential learning is a process that facilitates the acquisition of specific knowledge and skills through real-life experience. Health Science departments have adopted computer-enabled mannequins to provide an authentic experience in patient care and the application of knowledge.”.

Diminishing Employee Knowledge Gaps for Organizational Maturity

Designing Digitally

There has been a constant rise in employee knowledge gaps within the corporate world, and they are only getting wider over time. There is a lower risk of employees feeling stressed or overwhelmed when they are allowed to focus on learning only one module at a time.

9 Product Knowledge M-learning Delivery Formats for Sales Teams

CommLab India

It is a well-known fact that products are the lifeline of companies, and sales reps need to be equipped with good knowledge of products. Microlearning Modules. These modules are of short duration (less than 10 minutes), so they can be accessed on mobiles effectively.

How FrieslandCampina Uses Knowledge Guru to Increase Engagement (Interview)

Knowledge Guru

I’m convinced that Knowledge Guru customers are a highly creative bunch. It comes as no surprise that these same people find creative ways to implement Knowledge Guru in their organization, extending the value of the game beyond what’s included in the subscription.

How LMSs help companies ride the wave of knowledge transfer

Matrix

If knowledge is power, then the transfer of knowledge means empowerment. How can technology — and especially learning management systems — help companies ride the huge wave of knowledge transfer we are currently witnessing? The greatest wave of knowledge transfer.

4 Smart Performance Support Techniques to Reinforce Product Knowledge Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

For a successful product launch , training your sales team on product knowledge is important. Giving them hands-on experience and conduct training sessions with self-paced online learning modules would help set a platform for the successful launch.

4 Ways to Assess the Product Knowledge of Your Sales Team

CommLab India

Such periodic assessments not only reinforce the training conducted, but also improve retention and facilitate knowledge transfer on-field. Your objective of assessments along with assessing learners should also be refreshing the product knowledge training conducted earlier.

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eSeminar Now Available: Creating an effective self-guided knowledge based eLearning module with AdobeCaptivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Many of us have need to develop traditional knowledge based training. One great way to increase user satisfaction with these modules is to make them self-guided. In this eSeminar Dr. Allen Partridge explains how a typical self-guided knowledge based module is constructed and shows an example. LINK: https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?loc=en_us&id=1753992&event=register_no_session

Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning

Origin Learning

Employees may unconsciously perceive the first exposure to the course as a sort of preamble to the whole course and if it’s boring or too formal from the start, you would have lost their attention by the time you present them with the key knowledge or information.

How Johnson & Johnson Uses Knowledge Guru to Drive Efficiency

Knowledge Guru

I interviewed Kristen Pela, Manager, Training & Communications, Talent Acquisition to learn more about their use of Knowledge Guru. Each week consisted of a 20 minute online module, Talent Guru competition, and a Topic Forum. What results do you hope to produce from Knowledge Guru? The feedback for Knowledge Guru has been amazing and folks have really enjoyed the fun and interactive training.

The Microlearning Myth: Why you need more than bite-sized content to drive learning success

Axonify

While your employees can digest a small bit of knowledge much easier than a large slab, If you don’t use microlearning properly, you’re going to spend significant time replicating the existing problems of traditional training across hundreds or thousands of training modules.

How Businesses Can Fix the Employee Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

Employee knowledge gaps are permeating the corporate world at a pace we don’t care for, and the chasm is only widening by the day. Employers need to focus their energy on knowledge building, instead of simply delivering information.

5 Ways Tin Can API Revolutionizes eLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

Surely ongoing learning and knowledge management is an integral part of a healthy workplace culture! We love the opportunities Tin Can creates for learning games, and we made our Knowledge Guru learning game engine the first Tin Can API compliant learning game. Do these sound familiar?

How to Bridge the Corporate Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

The knowledge crisis in the corporate world is becoming greater. This is indicative of a knowledge gap. Here are some ways to bridge the knowledge gap. Title: Bite-sized learning Description: Micro-learning training modules are short and focused on a specific topic.