Immersive training with 360° learning environments

Matrix

In the ‘roaring twenties’ entertainment meant basically lush, shiny parties with loud music and no small amount of alcohol and other substances. Immersive learning – the next step in corporate L&D. Corporate learning may seem like a long way from popular entertainment. A lot has been said lately about the new learning preferences and training has pretty much moved online. It’s true that the main objective of any learning material is not entertain.

Introducing the Kadenze Virtual Studio: A new teaching space for a new challenge

Kadenze

Online learning reframes this dilemma. The content is still the same, but it now needs to be communicated differently to make the most of the digital environment. Image courtesy of Michael Dziedzic on Unsplash.

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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). In other words, it’s changed the way I learn.

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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). In other words, it’s changed the way I learn.

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Punk learning

Learning with 'e's

By 1977, punk music had emerged as a creative force to be reckoned with. It was a form of music that was furiously loud, aggressively energetic and full of discordant anger. To release a record you didn't have to bow and scrape to the multi-national music publishers and labels. Punk learning (some would call it Edupunk ) reflects that seventies music ethos. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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3 things you should know about Edupunk

Learning with 'e's

Those who are involved in the ''do it yourself'' approach to learning will tell you that there is quite a struggle going on right now between institutions and individuals over what tools to use for the serious business of lifelong learning. There is also a belief that, just as the music industry of the late 1970s was stagnating, so the education system of the early 21st Century is in need of a reboot. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): and later Mark will try to figure out what is going on in the PLE debate.and fail.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Funny Funny (not safe for work) e-cards | Main | Three Panel Soul.required comic strip reading » June 13, 2007.and later Mark will try to figure out what is going on in the PLE debate.and fail. Tony Karrer has a great compendium of the posts at the heart of evidently a raging debate on the existential nature of personal learning environments.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Foucault, Control and the LMS

Mark Oehlert

This is something I have been thinking about since Boston and the e-Learning Guild conference where I described instructional design as being a schema for control. This is not to argue that all control is bad or that learning can not occur with external controls present but that we should at least be a bit more open about what we are about. I think that what we do has to shift into helping individual learners and organizations figure out how to learn themselves.

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Cognitive Fitness

Clive on Learning

Chris Brannigan of Caspian Learning alerted me to Cognitive Fitness , an article by Roderick Gilkey and Clint Kilts in the Harvard Business Review, which you can download online for US$6.50. Nevertheless, if true, this validates the validity of learning through observation and through play; it also validates the use by teachers of demonstrations and simulations. Seek novelty: study a new language, learn to paint, use new technologies, learn a musical instrument.

Why embedding emotions in training/learning material matters

G-Cube

Do you remember your good and bad learning experiences up until now? Probably, those learning experiences have been retained in your memory due to the emotional awakening of pleasure or displeasure obtained by perceptual effects, appraisals, and labeling processes. E-Learning

Why embedding emotions in training/learning material matters

G-Cube

Do you remember your good and bad learning experiences up until now? Probably, those learning experiences have been retained in your memory due to the emotional awakening awakening of pleasure or displeasure obtained by perceptual effects, appraisals, and labeling processes.

Taking Learning to the Next Level With Advancements in Tech

Axonify

As I’ve been attending various sessions, I’ve been doing some thinking about the impact of technology on learning. Consider: Music Industry with the introduction of iTunes. Yet, historically, technological advancements have not transformed learning and development. Technology is beginning to change how workers learn and receive the support they need to perform their roles. The time is now for radical disruption in the learning and development space.

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4 Ways Tech Today Impacts Learning

LearnDash

It isn’t a secret that technology is changing the way people live their lives, it only makes sense that it also impacts the way that we learn. Sure we can now learn from literally anywhere with elearning delivered across tablets and smartphones. However, there are other ways that today’s technology is impacting online learning. Learning is shifting from individual-based to collaborative. Learning is moving from passive to active.

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Transforming Classroom Environment With Online Whiteboards

Your Training Edge

Online whiteboards have brought a drastic transformation in the education sector by simplifying the learning processes. Primary school, high school, and institutions of higher learning have integrated the technology to deliver quality education to its students. Improvement in learning.

ID Badges: My Experience with TIfPI’s Certification

Experiencing eLearning

Assesses Performance : Evaluate what the learner does within the learning environment using a specific set of criteria as the measure or standard for the learner’s progress. Elicits Performance “Practice” : Ensures that the learning environment and practice opportunities reflect the actual environment in which the performance will occur. For example, a normal badge for asynchronous e-learning would be ID(AEL); an outstanding badge would be ID(AEL+).

Behind the scenes of the industry’s “Best of” lists

Rustici Software

Prior to 2020, my personal end-of-year “Best of” lists typically consisted of films, music, video games… that type of thing. Fortunately, when I need to feel that sense of normalcy, I can always return to our favorite learning technology annual “Best of” lists.

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

What is the Situated Learning Theory? Situated learning, simply put, is learning that takes place in the same context in which it is applied. It was first proposed by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger as a model of learning in among group of people who share a craft and/or a profession, i.e., a community of practice.The basic tenet of the theory is that abstract knowledge usually given in the classroom is harder to retain. Scenario Based Learning.

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eLearning Interactivity

TalentLMS

When learners interact in an online course, active learning takes place. Reading lines and lines of text, is on the contrary, passive learning. This type of learning is often hard to recall and even harder to evaluate. In an organization or higher education, when efficient performance depends on learning, the eLearning design becomes critical. This step enables learning that is meaningful, recalled easily, as well as evaluated through interactive assessments.

Universal Design for Learning: Multiple Means of Action & Expression

KnowledgeOne

Finding your way through a learning path can be challenging, as we all differ in the way we approach learning. On top of that, expressing what we have learned might not be an easy endeavour for all of us. Allow for music and/or mathematical notation software.

“It spread like wildfire.” A district rollout that actually worked.

TechSmith Camtasia

With over 10,000 students in the district, Forest Hill works hard to create active learning environments to better engage students. From music class to American history, learners and teachers at Forest Hills have been amazingly quick to put this new technology to good use. Amy Forslund-Amos, Elementary Music Teacher at Thornapple Elementary School : In school, I was taught that teaching is a three-step process. Feedback is really important in learning music.

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TikTok for learning: Can we use it for employee training?

TalentLMS

But can we actually rely on social media for learning? And now, the short-video sharing app is launching several initiatives tied to learning and education. Enter TikTok for learning. How is TikTok used for learning? But does TikTok for learning actually work?

Managing stress in the workplace through eLearning

eFront

It’s the over-stressful environment that leads to anxiety and reduced knowledge retention. That kind of situation is not conducive to a creative work environment. Create A Calming Work Environment. Creating a calming and soothing workplace environment is the first step towards minimizing harmful stress levels. Music. Another helpful strategy to optimize mood levels is to use music in the eLearning environment.

What is User-Generated Content (UGC) and How Does it Function in Corporate E-Learning

Docebo

User generated content is familiar and relevant to this generation of learners, and it’s an easy way to bring your audience together with a more personalized learning experience. Content Curation for Learning and Development. Whether it’s music, baking, fitness, etc.

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Distraction

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

My last post was all about the ways in which familiarity can bring a sense of consistency to not only delivering online learning content, but also designing and developing it. This time I want to look at the way in which distraction can prevent the well designed and impeccably delivered learning materials. Whether you work in an office or, like me at the moment, at home, we all look to manage our working environment. How do you work or learn in a distracted environment?

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 23 2021

Mike Taylor

What I’m Listening to: This playlist by Mother Mother is courtesy of my daughter, who keeps me up-to-date with the “good” music as she tells me. Last week’s most clicked item: The Biggest Myth in Education-Learning Styles. Instructional Design & Self-Directed Learning.

Lessons from the Pandemic - Lesson #3 Some Employees Performed Better Online

CD2 Learning

Whether learning online or working remotely instead of in the office, some people performed better online. The following are the benefits of learning and working online. Control over your learning environment. Learning outside in the fresh air, you bet.

The Online Teacher

KnowledgeOne

Now, education, too, has migrated to the online environment. Though every online teacher harbours different abilities and approaches, there are certain universal techniques that can be used to enhance the online teaching/learning experience. Tips on Creating Clear Learning Objectives.

Your quick guide to positive overall learning experiences

Docebo

You need to think of your learning platform as your own intimate dinner party that you’re hosting for your guests, who in this case, are your platform visitors. Personalized learning experiences are a necessity, not an amenity. Self-paced learning and learner autonomy.

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4 Online Learning Trends That Will Impact the Future of Corporate Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are trends in language, cuisine, music, art, and politics. Because eLearning and corporate learning are often so interwoven, online learning trends shape the arena of corporate learning in particular. Some eLearning trends may be negatively affecting corporate learning, but many are making a positive impact on the way corporations train their employees. 4 Online Learning Trends That Will Impact the Future of Corporate Learning.

Create Love in the Classroom

Learning Rebels

My response, in this case is…”We can’t make him drink, but we can add sugar to the water to make it more tasty” In other words, we can create an active learning environment so people care and become interested. The smart trainer figures out how to turn the learning experience over to the participants and create an environment where everyone is involved. They completed the group think exercise perfectly, had fun and learned something.

How Digital Content Can Make Classrooms Culturally Responsive

MagicBox

A functional multi-cultural society can only be built when basic educational practices make the most of the cultural capital that each student brings to the learning process. They offer enriching learning experiences. When a lesson is relevant, students are more interested in learning.

LMS for the Next Generation of Corporate Learners: An Insight

G-Cube

As the technology around us evolves, the way we learn also evolves along with it. Learning and Technology are closely linked than ever before in schools, higher education institutions as well as corporate houses. Analyzing the findings, we can create better learning experiences for students as well as the future corporate learners. Use and the Lack of Use: There is no doubt whatsoever about the utility of an LMS in creating an avenue for perennial learning. e-Learnin

Learners: Putting the No in Notifications

KnowledgeOne

On Curbing Smartphone Use for a More Conducive Learning Environment. Online learning is generally self-directed, and, as a result, requires certain levels of autonomy and discipline. Here are some tips and tricks to cultivate an effective learning space and promote attentiveness.

The Best of eLearning in May 2015

Trivantis

In this article from Learning Solutions Magazine , Trivantis and eLearning Brothers announce Lectora Inspire 12.1 Connie Malamed, the eLearning Coach, gets a closer look at bite-sized learning in this article about the microlearning strategy. Learn how to use the Lectora Inspire 12.1 Learn tips in this article for adding games to your eLearning courses. See highlights from the Find the Future LUC 2015 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

What is an Online Learning Community?

Instancy

This article discusses the concept of a ‘learning community’ that goes far beyond the notion of a course or a learning program. Building a learning community can create an ongoing learning environment. A learning community may include many users, playing many roles.

Universal Design for Learning: Multiple Means of Representation

KnowledgeOne

We all learn differently, among other things, depending on how the information is presented to us. The content is adapted from the Center for Applied Special Technology’s (CAST) Universal Design for Learning framework and UDL Guidelines. Math and Music notations.

Storytelling: A Never-Failing Technique

Infopro Learning

However, the ability to be a good storyteller is not inborn; you can always learn it. Yet we could easily engage listeners on a new level if we do away with drab PowerPoint slides and learn to tell good stories instead. In any learning environment, storytelling can be one of the most powerful instructional techniques in your repertoire. An avid nature and music lover, she gives vent to her innate creative abilities through poetry. The Power of Stories.

8 Online Presentation Ideas for Instruction Designers

TalentLMS

Online learning involves creating online presentations in various formats. To be honest, if you stick to the learning goals when creating interactive content, you can never have the “too much” effect. The more your learners interact with your content the more they will get engaged and achieve their learning goals. A good story is the one which is believable, which your learners can relate with and something that connects their learning to their work-context. Music.

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Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic. But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning.

Too Hot for eLearning

eLearning Weekly

By the time school let out each summer, I was already done learning. Sure, classes were wrapping up and testing was done, but I was intellectually checked-out because it was too hot for learning. Can designers and developers control the environments in which our learners launch elearning? In a flight simulator, you can control the environment — make it shake or even make it hot! Perhaps with soft classical music wafting in the background.