4 Critical Factors for Evaluating a Learning Company

Obsidian Learning

New post 4 Critical Factors for Evaluating a Learning Company on Obsidian Learning. But as much as we are passionate about applying both to create effective learning experiences, we also understand that there must be a business case for choosing a learning company. Your learning vendor should be capable of interacting with learning and development executives, subject matter experts, technical experts, and senior and junior staff.

‘Game Theory’ of Game-based eLearning industry

Stratbeans

Many managers and teachers wonder how to make their trainee’s learning experience exciting. A user through game-based learning or gamification approach could carry out the learning process effectively. Now when learning is integrated into this, one can easily imagine that quality of learning is definitely improved. E-learning companies are creating game-based mobile apps to help learners get hold of the course content when they are both online and offline.

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Why Adults Struggle To Learn A Second Language

Dan Keckan

All language learning companies use translation-based tools promising learners that they will memorize vocabulary with ease. eLearning Best Practices Adult Learners Adult Learning Theories Forgetting Curve Language eLearningThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

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Best Practices to Ensure Successful Custom e-Learning Development

Infopro Learning

Today e-learning is the most preferred method for training employees. The learning ease and speed provided by the online platforms allow potential learners to grow and learn faster. According to a report by Business Wire, The Global Corporate E-Learning market accounted for $14.23

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E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™

CDSM

Throughout this series on e-learning design , we have looked at some of the learning theories that help to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. In this final post in the series, we’re going to reveal how we ensure that sound theory is turned into exemplary practice, by giving you an insight into the formula we use for producing successful e-learning content for our customers – a formula we call our Active Learning Model™.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 3D & Serious Games

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 28, 2007 3D & Serious Games My company has some experience doing 3D modeling and simulations for government clients, so I found this recent acquisition of this 3D learning company by Lockheed Martin quite interesting. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

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Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study

Obsidian Learning

New post Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study on Obsidian Learning. We were approached by a global Fortune 500 construction company seeking to revamp some key leadership training. Used to working long days, very positive about learning opportunities, open-minded. Wide range of previous experience (some new to company, some long tenure), as well as a wide range of comfort and experience with technology. Discussion – group learning elements.

The True Story Behind the DISC Model: How a Negative Assessment Morphed into a Tool for Collaboration

eLearningMind

At ELM, however, we use tests like the DISC to help foster open communication and healthy company culture. The DISC theory was first introduced in a 1928 book called Emotions of Normal People by psychologist William Marston. Share on facebook. Facebook. Share on twitter. Twitter.

Entrepreneur Camp for Instructional Designers: Teaching Disruption

Kapp Notes

There is a lot to DSRP but here is a quick definition from Wikipedia, “DSRP is a theory and method of thinking, developed by educational theorist and cognitive scientist, Derek Cabrera based on his research at Cornell University. The second day opened with a discussion of learning companies and ways they can impact the future and what can be done to sustain innovation within the field of instructional technology. industry learning design

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Choose a blended learning vendor wisely 

Creativ Technologies

Blended learning has become useful for companies because it combines elements of both classroom and online training. The learners can study from home and come to the company to attend classes for discussions or to understand tough topics.

Collective mind losing redux

Clark Quinn

I reported about a conversation on LinkedIn badly defending learning styles. So it starts out saying that those of us who decry learning styles maintain that they don’t exist. And that we should adapt to learning styles? One is a learning styles advocate who basically recanted.

Blended Learning Ideas

Capytech

Blended Learning Ideas. Hi, today I want to talk about one of my favorite topics: Blended Learning. Now of course we’re an e-learning company. e-learning

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The 34 forms of digital learning and how to make the right choice

anewspring

The 34 forms of digital learning. Did you know that there are 34 forms of digital learning? After watching the webinar recording, you might know all about the different forms of digital learning and want to start creating blended learning. The toolbox of learning forms.

eLearning is now created by people with no e-Learning background

Challenge to Learn

In July 2013 we started developing a new web-based authoring tool for e-Learning. One of our focus points was to make it so easy that everybody could use it and would be able to create and share e-learning courses, quizzes and exams. Easygenerator’s e-Learning software , is now live for one year and we have 7.500 users in 154 countries. But most surprising for us is that 5000 of them do not have an e-Learning background at all. e-Learning

What Is a Learning Organization?

Convergence Training

In today’s economy, it’s important for organizations to support learning. Without doing so, they risk losing market share or even going out of business due to increased competition or by being disrupted in the way that streaming video services such as Netflix disrupted the brick-and-mortar videotape rental business model of companies like Blockbuster. Those at the “good” end of the spectrum, who use learning well, may be known as learning organizations.

How does instructional design work?

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Just as a script brings together all the components of a film (casting, wardrobe, set design etc), an instructional designer brings together all the learning components in a way that’s both creative but highly targeted to the audience in mind. What is Instructional Design?

My Journey from Instructional Design to Learning Experience Design

Infopro Learning

Recently, InfoPro Learning acquired another learning company with a substantial amount of content for leadership and organizational development. How about transforming this new content into a blended learning program?” Very briefly we discussed the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of my new project and at the end of our brief conversation I was left with a new term; “learning experience”. But then, the bell of “learning experience” kept ringing.

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company, has Karl Kapp writing a series of blog posts for them on gamification. The first post of the gamification series (Gamification for Corporate Learning), published on 31st August 2016, is available HERE. – Post #3 (The Learning in Gamification): 14th September 2016. CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. Chennai (India).

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

In your personal opinion, what type of value does experiential learning hold? Before you answer, there are two things you must have understanding of: what this type of learning is and what it can accomplish. First, experiential learning is a process that facilitates the acquisition of specific knowledge and skills through real-life experience. What is your estimation of experiential learning’s value now? What Does Experiential Learning Look Like in the Workplace?

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

In your personal opinion, what type of value does experiential learning hold? Before you answer, there are two things you must have understanding of: what this type of learning is and what it can accomplish. First, experiential learning is a process that facilitates the acquisition of specific knowledge and skills through real-life experience. What is your estimation of experiential learning’s value now? What Does Experiential Learning Look Like in the Workplace?

The Future of the LMS

Gyrus

The future is bright and full of potential technical advancement, included somewhere within that progression is a small segment for Learning Management Systems and how they are already trending towards something completely different. In the Learning and Development world training has migrated from solely instructional and self-taught. To completely accessible without time requirement, electronic, as well as mobile learning platforms. E-Learnings.

New MOOC Environments: Distributed Open Collaborative Courses

Your Training Edge

Though billed as an “anti-MOOC,” a DOCC is a model that combines MOOC elements with personalized tools to meet the needs of individual learners and learning groups. Instead of using a single complete set of learning resources (videos, readings, forums, assignments, tests, and so on) to automatically deliver instruction to all learners, a DOCC consists of individual “nodal” courses built around a central theme. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Maturity Models and the Learning Organization

Learning Wire

Similarly, Learning and Development (L&D) teams have a direct influence on the success of a company’s business strategy, both short-term and well into the future. Each one has further deepened our understanding of how corporate learning can impact business performance.

Development Mindsets and 70:20:10

Charles Jennings

Professor Carol Dweck is a psychologist at Stanford University and the prime force behind mindset theory. In simple terms this means that those who tend towards believing in ‘nature’ or innate ability as the prime factor in determining their success are defined in Dweck’s model as having ‘fixed mindsets’ or fixed theories of intelligence. These people are defined as having ‘growth mindsets’ or incremental theories of intelligence. This is an interesting theory, but so what?

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become Extinct by Jon on April 26, 2011 in Development Tools , Training Development , Video , budgeting , eLearning For some, the idea that a major corporation could do without it’s training department is unthinkable. A similar trend is taking place in the learning and development industry. Learn about Social Learning.

The Benefits of Using an LMS forum

LearnUpon

We’re all looking for the best way to support learning. Companies leveraging the reliability and efficiency of eLearning want to ensure that there’s a social element to the experience for their learners. And social learning helps them to achieve just that. Using a discussion forum in your learning management system (LMS) is one way to introduce a social component to learning. This is the basis of Albert Bandura’s social learning theory.

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Industry trends that make you cringe: 10 learning experts share their bugbears

Elucidat

What digital learning trends and buzzwords make you cringe? 10 trends in workplace learning that will help you make sound decisions . There’s no doubt that there are, and always have been, a lot of buzzwords in the workplace learning industry. I’m sure I’m not the only one who plays “buzzword bingo” at conferences like Learning Technologies. Here’s what the experts think: “The debate around macro vs. micro learning is taking people down a blind alley.”.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices by Paul on November 24, 2010 in mobile learning , social learning In an article she wrote for Training Magazine in June 2009 called Best Buy’s New Role , Terah Shelton explores Best Buy’s then-new Results-Oriented Learning Environment (ROLE). I’ve heard plenty of people say, “I love to learn,” though.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices by Paul on November 24, 2010 in mobile learning , social learning In an article she wrote for Training Magazine in June 2009 called Best Buy’s New Role , Terah Shelton explores Best Buy’s then-new Results-Oriented Learning Environment (ROLE). I’ve heard plenty of people say, “I love to learn,” though.

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Workforce Effectiveness: 5 Kickass Strategies to Enable Your Employees Deliver 3X Performance

Disprz

How do you learn of this? What does this Shark Theory tell us about our workforce? Together You Learn. If we train our employees to flourish within teams, learn how to work with people who bring different skills to the table, and make the most of learning from everyone’s experiences, we can very easily do away with “managers” and build what experts call “self-managing teams”. Continuous Learning e-learningReading Time: 6 minutes.

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5 Top Takeaways From Learning Technologies Summer Forum 16

Unicorn Training

Despite the weather feeling a little more like October than June, today was the annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum event at Kensington Olympia. Here, a broad range of topics were on offer– everything from traditional hacks for workforce training, through to companies debuting the latest in VR solutions for corporate learning.

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Why Millennials prefer blended learning

Matrix

Since they’re not going anywhere (except, perhaps, when they take the entrepreneurial path , which is just another face of business) and since the generation that follows them (which already started to join the workforce) will not settle for anything less, companies of all shapes and sizes must tune in and respond to younger employees’ needs. Why do Millennials prefer blended learning to any other type of training? First of all, because blended learning exists.

How to Bring the Human Element to your Mobile Learning Initiative?

Disprz

This behavior poses key challenges to today’s Instructional Designers: How to up the game while creating mobile learning courses? Also, since online learning does not have a human trainer who is approachable, the learners are likely to feel disengaged. Moreover, when the learners learn from their own mobiles or any other device, they are expected to be fully immersed with that device and above that, apply it to the concept they are learning. e-learning Microlearning

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5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development

GoConqr

With the emergence of new cloud-based software platforms, training companies face the threat of being replaced by online versions, especially for knowledge based training. Large software companies like LinkedIn, with their acquisition of online learning company Lynda, are targeting the training market. As a result, traditional training companies must be frequently reinventing themselves to adapt to a market that is constantly evolving.

Big Data: A Game Changer For E-Learning

Learnnovators

Though it might be alarming for some to know that the digital footprints we leave behind each and every second could be tracked for various purposes (good and bad), it is exciting for us as learning professionals to think of the possibilities of putting these digital breadcrumbs to better use in the learning and development landscape. In the e-learning scenario, Big Data is the data produced by learners interacting with the learning content. Introduction.

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