How Are You Providing Performance Feedback in Your eLearning?
JULY 13, 2016
You, your organization, and your learners don’t want to spend time—or money—on training that doesn’t provide a solid return. That same model can also serve as a framework for when to provide feedback to your learners.
LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences
MARCH 17, 2016
With all the funds billowing into this market, it has the revenue needed to develop new and exciting types of software that make online learning a great experience for both learners and trainers. Learners Love eLearning…So Do Trainers! 3 LMS Features that Benefit Learners and Trainers.
Games Can Provide Authentic Experiences
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
To provide effective instruction, it needs to be as authentic to the actual experience as possible. Additionally, forcing the learner to apply concepts within the right setting encourages them to act in an authentic manner which is different than how most people interact with courses. Gamification of context provides two key advantages. The context of an online course or the context of a classroom is not authentic.
101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Provide Continuous Encouragement
MAY 2, 2014
This is the fourth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. Motivation Category 3: Provide Continuous Encouragement Throughout the Entire Virtual Experience. Blended learning Virtual Classroom Engagement Virtual Learners Motivation
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
of learners. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. outline the objectives that learners will need in order to meet the goals.
3 Ways To Intrinsically Motivate Learners
AUGUST 27, 2013
I recently read the book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, which provided a […] The post 3 Ways To Intrinsically Motivate Learners appeared first on Social Learning Blog. eLearning elearning learners motivate
Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider
JULY 13, 2013
This works great, because the only learning interactions anyone has ever thought of hinge directly on how learners do on a post-test, right? Experience API brings us a number of improvements to take advantage of in L&D: It can track learner progress without a constant internet connection.
Motivated Learners Find A Way
APRIL 19, 2016
Even when we fall far short, motivated learners still find a way. When materials are provided, they’re looking ahead. These are only a small subset of the ways learners work around L&D’s control to find new ways to learn.
Do you want to predict learners’ path?
JANUARY 12, 2016
Harnessing the power of collective intelligence , the product provides a context and a connection with learners that can predict their behavior, learning patterns and has the ability to assess the skill gaps arising from time to time.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
changes and our learners bring different habits and expectations to work, our roles. All of which means the learner can. this report provides you with a little. learners rate 10 out of 10 for quality – but they’re a bit. should be delivered quicker – learners.
Secret to Creating Self-Motivated Learners
JUNE 5, 2014
Your learners’ interest in your association’s educational offerings works the same way. Here are some ideas for how to provide your learners with training they’ll want to take. Learners are more likely to take advantage of your association’s educational offerings if you: . ?
LMS Utility For Content Providers: Helping Content Companies Sell Better, Market Better
DECEMBER 28, 2016
The utility of learning management systems is ubiquitous across different industry domains and varied learner profiles – there’s something that all of us can benefit from the amalgamation of technology and learning.
eLearning: Designing for Every Learner
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 24, 2016
by Sally Cox In my fantasy world, every learner who takes one of my courses would be tech savvy; and I'd be able to try lots of cool new things to keep them interested. If you ask a learner to perform a task, make it clear what the task is and that they are to perform it.
Challenge Your Learners By…
OCTOBER 24, 2014
In this hectic world of on-the-spot access to information, conversations held in 140 characters or less, and instant picture uploads, Instructional Designers are faced with the challenge of designing effective learning that won’t overload learners.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Live face to face: You may use a F2F training provider. Typically, the training provider will run anything from an afternoon session to a several day workshop, focusing on topics like coaching or managing performance. provide strong content and then sit back and hope. learner.
How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 28, 2014
Corporate learners today need something different from their training than they did in the past. Companies, especially those facing a skills gap, need to provide more training to help new hires be successful on the job.
Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning
MARCH 8, 2015
Unless something within the course really grabs the mind of your learner, he will not glean much out of it even though he may sit through it. STEP 2: PROVIDE A LEARNING OBJECTIVE. STEP 5: PROVIDE GUIDANCE FOR LEARNING. STEP 7: PROVIDE FEEDBACK.
101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Rewards and Recognition
MAY 14, 2014
This is the ninth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. Motivation Category 8: Provide Rewards and Recognition for Virtual Learning Participation and Success. Virtual Classroom Management Engagement Virtual Learners Motivation
Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight
JUNE 1, 2015
The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industry is a highly dynamic sector where updated knowledge provides an extra edge over others in the competitive scenario. This provides just-in-time delivery of information, which is often at the crux of making a successful sales call.
Learners as producers
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
Although the production of content has been the preserve of the teacher and the academic since the formalisation of education, increasingly, we also see learners creating their own content. This shift was going to happen anyway, even before learners started to create their own content.
How Does Watching Videos Improve Learner Engagement?
JUNE 17, 2016
That is the sheer pleasure of engagement that video learning can bring among learners. The need to test new methods to strike a better chord with the learners has resulted in tweaking, fine-tuning, and altering the way learning gets imparted.
A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 5 Provide realistic practice
Challenge to Learn
JULY 1, 2014
This is Principle 5 of the manifesto: “We will provide learners sufficient levels of realistic practice; for example, simulations, scenario-based decision making, case-based evaluations, and authentic exercises.”
Redefining Training: Empowering the Learner
MARCH 23, 2015
Learning Management Systems are, and will continue to be the means to this end – bringing learners on to a commonly shared platform and onboarding various devices to make the process more powerful yet effortless.The mantra is to mandate only what’s necessary and empower as much as you can.
Make Learners Care about Compliance Training
MARCH 10, 2016
Unfortunately, compliance training is often just a content dump with a narrator basically reading the policy, followed by some multiple choice questions to see if learners remember what they heard 5 minutes earlier. Compliance training is a common use for elearning.
Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves
MARCH 22, 2016
In my last post, I explained how starting compliance training with a worst-case scenario can engage learners right from the start. Setting the course up with a scenario helps learners understand why the policies matter. All of that is “pushing” content to learners.
How to Engage Learners Before, During and After Training
APRIL 27, 2017
What about your learners? Your learners are likely no different: they have a long list of things to get done each day… and the training you want them to take may not be a top priority. You need a strategy that engages learners before, during and after the primary training event.
An LMS Provides Solutions to Your Company’s New Year’s Resolutions
DECEMBER 15, 2015
If so, know that an eLearning system can provide the solutions to your company’s New Year’s resolutions. Trainer costs are typically one-time since the same material may be reused for multiple batches of learners. What is your top New Year’s resolution for your company?
5 Things You Need to Know About Learner-Centred eLearning
JUNE 28, 2016
A learner-centred approach to upskilling puts the student at the heart of the programme allowing them the opportunity to grow in the best way possible. This approach can result in unseen benefits that you may never have imagined as the learner enhances their specific talent pool.
How to really involve learners
MARCH 13, 2017
Then show the information that the learner should have looked at. The result is a stream of activities in which learners pull the information they need. The information available depends on the step that the learner is completing. Creating an online course?
Energy shortage forces Ukrainian schools to close during winter period: Easygenerator provides its software for free
Challenge to Learn
JANUARY 20, 2015
Easygenerator provides free e-learning to all Ukrainian teachers. see for the press release in Ukrainian the bottom of this post). The easygenerator development team is located in Zhitomir Ukraine.
Blended Learning – Different Strategies That Work For Varying Learner Needs
JANUARY 19, 2017
And since a lot of moneys and time is invested into creating impactful training, there is a definite trend of developing higher levels of interest in how learners want to learn, in addition to what they need to. An LMS was created to provide online material to learners.
How to Provide Personalized Learning Experience in E-Learning Courses
JUNE 20, 2016
Yes, you are unique, each so is every learner. People now seek personalization, whether it’s in an e-mail, browser, desktop, or TV, and developers are providing features such as themes, wallpapers and various options to support personalization. Adopt a Learner-centric Approach.
What do we mean by learner-centred e-learning?
The eLearning Nomad
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
Placing the learner at the centre of the learning process is often encouraged in e-learning design yet frequently misunderstood. I find that the examples provided in articles about this topic repeatedly ignore the real meaning of this approach. Compliance training isn’t learner-centred.
Webinars – Providing the Flexibility of Digital Learning with Human Interaction
DECEMBER 14, 2016
Webinars allow the presenter of the learning content conduct online polls and pose questions to learners. This enables him get a “first hand feel” of the learners’ understanding, which helps him tailor his presentation accordingly. Hold Learners’ Attention Longer.
Reengaging Learners Using Gamification and Game-Based Learning
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Karl Kapp, gamification expert and friend of InSync Training, recently helped BYTE session attendees "solve the case of the disengaged learner," and provided detailed recommendations for effectively including games in our instructional designs. BYTE Session Recap.
To Improve Learner Retention, Focus on the Dynamics of Forgetting
MAY 25, 2011
Donald Clark provides some good insight in this post. In addition to the obvious repetition that practice provides, the other key element practice provides is context. When we talk about learning, the concept of retention is almost always an integral part of the discussion.