Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

In the comments section of my previous post, Mike Caulfield kindly pointed me to the article Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network by Jonathan Mott. Mott’s blueprint is the Open Learning Network (OLN). Mine is the Informal Learning Environment (ILE).

Expert Advice from Catherine Lombardozzi: Learning Environment Design

InSync Training

Creating the right learning environment constitutes an important step in the modern instructional design process. Without an authentic setting , training programs fail, and learners don’t gain the knowledge they need to perform their jobs effectively. What do we need to consider when incorporating learning environment design into our approach? Learning Environment Design

5 Steps to Using Learning Environment Modeling Language

InSync Training

All instructional designers have a toolkit: a set of processes, applications, and approaches they use to create modern learning programs. More often than not, designers spend a majority of their time in meetings, talking about the nitty gritty details and the high-level overview of programs. Virtually There Modern Learning Instructional Design

Is your learning environment brain-friendly?

Litmos

As L&D professionals, having a basic understanding of the inner workings of the brain can help us develop content and environments that are conducive to learning and retention. Tips on creating positive learning environments.

Creating a Personalized Learning Environment

eLearningMind

Personalized learning in the workplace starts with creating an optimal personalized learning environment. He takes a short quiz, logs off, and experiments with the colors himself, using the techniques he learned from the module. Personalized Learning in the Office.

Interactive Learning Environments

Learning with e's

The current special issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments focuses on 'Social Networks Research', and here's a heads up for the next issue, due out in December, which has just gone to press. Interactive Learning Environments Computers in Education

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

Of course, you might also consider a virtual learning platform, in which case you would join the 81 percent of companies who provide at least some of their training online. What is a Virtual Learning Environment? A virtual learning environment is an online system that allows education materials to be transmitted through the internet to transfer knowledge from organization to employee, or teacher to student. Advantages of a Virtual Learning Environment.

How to Create an Impactful Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

When training moves from a purely in-person format to an online or blended learning model, there is always a concern that learning will become less “sticky” as the human element is removed from the training experience. For organizations that have trained their workforce using an instructor-led or mentor-based format for decades, it might seem impossible for the same concepts to be presented and retained by learners in a virtual learning environment.

Webinar: Implementing a New Learning Environment at Rogers Communications

Xyleme

With a large and diverse learning audience, they are constantly challenged with keeping content and programs up to date. The process they used to research options , and why they chose Xyleme as their learning content management platform.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

In an earlier post, I described an ad-hoc social learning environment where a blog was set up to drive learning for a group of 40 executives in a company, spread over multiple locations. Recently, this environment was put to use again to conduct a program titled BaseCamp 2011, where nearly fifty managers got together to learn select topics in strategy, finance and leadership. The online social learning program was conducted over a duration of six weeks.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

I recently conducted a one-month leadership development program at Harbinger Group. The program, dubbed BaseCamp 2010, addressed 40 participants drawn from the senior and mid-level ranks of the company. The goal of the program was to expose participants to selected ideas in innovation, strategy, leadership and vision: all of them set in the context of high tech industry. We decided to set up an ad-hoc social learning environment mostly using freely available tools.

Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment

TalentLMS

If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity. By providing options, you are encouraging non-native English speakers to learn a concept in their own language and boost their productivity. In this section, I will describe my past experience in developing eLearning programs for Arab learners.

5 Best Practices To Create An AR Training Program In Your Organization

eLearning Industry

Before you develop your AR training program, adopt these best practices to find the perfect marriage between learning and technology. eLearning Trends Augmented Learning Corporate eLearning Trends Virtual Learning Environment Virtual RealityThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Building A Virtual Training Program: Pre-Development Process

eLearning Industry

Here is what to do when you make the decision to create a virtual training program in your organization. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Free eLearning eBooks Online Training Virtual Learning EnvironmentYou can’t get to the right destination if you don’t know where you want to go. And you can’t know where you want to go if you don’t evaluate where you’ve been.

My Personal Learning Environment

Sticky Learning

Today's post flows nicely from yesterday's post on one type of Personal Learning Environment, Alltop, a site where you are able to aggregate your blog interests in one area. The difference today however is that I'm writing about my very OWN personal learning environment, a personal website, michaeleury.com , that I have published only in the last few days! OK, what is a personal learning environment? Tags: Design Learning 2.0

How To Create An AR Training Program In Your Organisation

eLearning Industry

It's important to make sure that your AR training program is being subtly, but incrementally, improved upon. eLearning Trends Augmented Learning Corporate eLearning Trends Virtual Learning Environment Virtual RealityAnd that your employee, the learner, is not only benefiting but also improving in tandem with the AR training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

4 Phases of Learning Program Success

LearnDash

Not every learning program is created equal. The most successful programs today have a plan in place. You can use a plan to start a program the ‘correct’ way, or use a plan to revive an existing program.

Definition: Massively Multi-learner Online Learning Environment (MMOLE)

Kapp Notes

Massively Multi-learner Online Learning Environment: MMOLE is a genre of computer generated learning environments in which large numbers of learners interact with each other in a virtual three-dimensional (3D) world with the goal of learning. The avatars are able to move independently through the virtual environment. A method of tracking leaner progress for the formal elements of the learning environment.

xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program

Gyrus

xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program. But in general, you realize that xAPI definitely can go a long way in expanding the capabilities of some of your more cumbersome components within your learning program. What does that mean to my learning program?

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Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program

Gyrus

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program. Statements like, “how do we make our learning program work for us?” ” or “let’s get social with our learning plan.” Share it socially with your learning base.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 5: Evaluation

Your Training Edge

Evaluation of your training programs should be occurring at all times. But keep in mind that e-learning evaluation is different; the goal may be the same but your methods will change slightly. So how do you carry out this task in an e-learning environment?

How to Develop a Highly Interactive Online Training Program

TalentLMS

What’s more important is that implementing an interactive online training program is easier nowadays. It’s just a matter of committing to getting the right type of hardware and software and learning to use them. . What constitutes an interactive online training program?

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

To explore the practicalities of user-generated content, the Learning Cafe sponsored a webinar entitled Learner Generated Learning Content – Possibilities, mechanics and chaos? Ron has made sure that there is a comprehensive training program to cover all aspects of the job.

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Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. That being said, a lot of the initiatives utilized to motivate voters, also have merit in the learning realm.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning.

How to create an online course in an LMS and ensure the success of your training programs

Paradiso

With the use of multiple tools, you can make the content more interactive and obtain highly personalized data and learning experience. In this blog, we will guide you on how to create an online course easily with an LMS or Learning Management System. Social Learning.

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media teams

Docebo

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media and publishing teams When I decided to conduct a mini-experiment with my Docebo colleagues as the subjects, I basically knew what I was getting into. What makes globalized learning content effective?

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The best option for virtual training is to get an LMS for online courses

Paradiso

The best way to increase your skills as a student or employee is by learning new approaches or skills through an LMS for online courses. This platform is specially designed to increase the learning experience that is carried out in a virtual way within the LMS platform. A learning management system, commonly known as LMS, is a software or a platform to deliver and manage online or e-learning courses. For them, the option of offline learning serves as a boon.

Using MOOCs in Corporate Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Instructors across the board are being forced to rethink the best ways to deliver content and assess learning. Companies also have several options for how to integrate MOOCs into their training programs. For example, will the entire training be delivered via a MOOC, or will the MOOC be used alongside instructor-led training (ILT) as part of a blended learning environment? Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Learning Paths: A Roadmap for Effective Training Programs

ProProfs

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. In their book Learning Paths , authors Steven Rosenbaum and Jim Williams state that providing an outline or path to training can help reduce training time by 30% or more. Providing Structure to Learning.

5 Tips to Develop Blended Learning Programs

CommLab India

Blended learning is the combination of face-to-face and online learning. The synchronous learning strategy of the classroom is blended with the asynchronous mode of online learning to provide an ideal, enriching learning experience.

6 benefits that will bring to your company the use of a Virtual Classroom Software

Paradiso

A Virtual classroom software is an e-learning platform where users can learn, interact, communicate, view and discuss their content through a video call platform accessed from the web. This is one of the latest trend in education that is transforming the learning environment. Adding a Virtual Classroom Software to your learning programs will build a more effective teaching/learning process.

5 Ways A Chatbot Helps To Improve Performance And Productivity In The Workplace

eLearning Industry

Much talk about Artificial Intelligence would have you believe that it’s a superior form of intelligence that is superseding ours and that AI-driven machines and programs will outproduce and outperform humans as to make us redundant.

The Unexamined Leadership Program is Not Worth Doing

The Performance Improvement Blog

If you’re not going to evaluate a leadership development program, don’t do the program! End-of-program reactionnaires (aka smile sheets) don’t count as evaluation. Validation that the correct learning solution has been identified and suggestions for programme improvement.

What Augmented Reality Training Is And How To Leverage It In Your L&D Process

eLearning Industry

Augmented Reality (AR) is quickly becoming an alternative technology for training programs. eLearning Trends Augmented Learning Corporate eLearning Trends Virtual Learning Environment Virtual RealityStep inside the world of Augmented Reality training, and discover how it can elevate information and let learners practice skills in realistic settings. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today.

3 Ways to Improve Learning Retention in Your Training Program

Coreaxis

Learning retention is the most important aspect of your corporate training program. But retaining information in a learning environment is also one of the biggest challenges learning and development professionals face. Therefore, your corporate training program needs to have built-in learning retention boosters. Here are three great ways to improve learning retention and how to incorporate them into your training program. .