The Clarity of Learning Objectives is the Prime Factor in Motivating Learners

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In this blog we will discuss the connection between the learning objectives of a course and a corporate employee’s motivation to invest their time in education. Do Learning Objectives Meet Learner’s Any Needs? Examples of Learning Objectives.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, January 25, 2008 Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives My recent post on alternatives to listing out learning objectives generated a lot of interest and a good conversation. ( See My Objection to Learning Objectives.) Its like the opening credits of a movie. Pete Blair always includes the objectives.

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5 Lessons from Writing 101 You Thought You’d Never Need for e-Learning

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You probably never thought the concepts from Writing 101 would later help you in your e-Learning development. But we’re not talking about the writing or the text in your course! The basic lessons from Writing 101 can actually be applied to your e-Learning course planning, techniques and overall organization. Here are 5 lessons from Writing 101 that you thought you’d never need for developing an e-Learning course: Perfect the introduction.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I stumbled across this on a writers blog today: "Officially, I’m now an Instructional Designer. A fancy term for writing training material." Blog link not provided to protect the innocent]. If all we do is write training material, then perhaps yes. The ID survey on this blog now has over 200 responses: 62% do not have advanced degrees.

How does instructional design work?

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Think of an Instructional Designer like a scriptwriter for a movie. They’ll spot opportunities to make clearer explanations and introduce new ideas all while ensuring your users are learning at that perfect pace so they voluntarily come back for more. What is Instructional Design?

1-2-3… Stages to Develop First Class E-learning Videos

CommLab India

Videos in e-learning improve motivation and the engagement level of learners. They meet various learning needs and transfer knowledge effectively. Needless to say, videos can turn learning into a fun-filled experience. Given the benefits, you want to incorporate videos in your e-learning courses. This blog addresses THE issue. Gather visual elements: You need to select relevant images and elements such as logos or video clips that support your learning content.

Learning cultures and gamification at #oeb21 in Berlin

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I gave a workshop about humor, learned a lot about learning culture and got inspiration and pratical tips for gamification and. Corona clearly influenced the content: there were many sessions with lessons learned from COVID-19, and a lot about proctoring in education.

ADDIE Model of Instructional Design

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Winston Churchill said, “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” This statement rings true when you are developing your learning and training program. This is a great time to step back and understand why you need a learning platform at all.

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How To Brand Your Training Programs So They'll Last

OpenSesame

Check out her earlier posts on " How To Write the Perfect Learning Objective " and " Planning Your OpenSesame Training Course.". We’ve all heard that famous line from the movie, Field of Dreams - “If you build it, they will come.” Creating a training brand allows companies to decide if your programs will complement their other learning offerings. Write content that will appeal to a global audience. Also, learn how to balance different fonts.

Top eLearning Trends For 2018

Adobe Captivate

Having spent more than 14 years in the eLearning space and working closely with seasoned learning professionals at Tesseract Learning servicing global customers, I am sharing my thoughts on the trends for 2018. However, with Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality added to the mix, we have exciting new possibilities in the immersive learning space. Traditionally VR and AR are used more for gaming and movie experiences. Their application in learning is picking up now.

Comic Books and eLearning: Examples and Resources

Convergence Training

Comic books, the movies that they spawned, and graphic novels are a massive part of the American cultural scene these days. At the cinema, it’s sometimes difficult to see a movie that’s not based on a comic book character. Sure, some of it is because with today’s CGI, it’s easier to make a more convincing superhero movie. Download our Free Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. Articulate Blog– Graphic-Novel Inspired Scenario.

How To Brand Your Training Programs So They'll Last

OpenSesame

Check out her earlier posts on “ How To Write the Perfect Learning Objective ” and “ Planning Your OpenSesame Training Course.” We’ve all heard that famous line from the movie, Field of Dreams – “If you build it, they will come.”

What is Visual Learning? Identifying and Understanding the Benefits of Visual Learning

Convergence Training

How long do you go without watching a movie at the cinema, viewing a film on Netflix, or playing a video game? And so it makes a lot of sense to take advantage of that for workforce learning and development. We’ll discuss this a bit in this blog post. Click the links to learn more about our training management solutions, workforce training eLearning course libraries, and custom training solutions. Download our Free Guide to Writing Learning Objectives.

What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Why does this matter to those of us in the Training, Learning, and Development field? Social Learning can best be defined as working with others to understand ideas, concepts, and procedures.

The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)

TalentLMS

They’re faster to say and easier to write. Rhonda DeYoung, Senior Learning Experience Designer, Anthem, Inc. ADDIE is a tried and true method for making a training house a learning home.”. Content is then delivered through a Learning Management System (LMS). And is any learning delivered online through a computer or mobile device. Similarly, there’s also an LCMS = Learning Content Management System. Used to create, manage, and maintain learning content.

Training Workers to Use Software Systems with Screen Recording Software Programs

Convergence Training

We watch movies online and we listen to music online. And I wrote it using a blogging platform called WordPress. Click the links to learn more about our training management solutions, eLearning course libraries, and custom training solutions. Download our Free Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. In some cases, if you’re lucky, new employees know how to use the software systems when you hire them, or they learn how on their own.

10 Commandments for Mobile App Onboarding Content

Disprz

The advent of internet and smartphones has shrunk the size of what we consume, be it music or movies. These days, they talk of nuggets and micro-learning. A micro-learning unit comprises multiple nuggets with the total seat time of no more than 20-25 minutes. The same applies to working on micro-learning. When you develop content for mobile generation, you should remember one thing: You’re writing for a generation whose attention span is shorter than that of goldfish.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I find the role of IT trainer works best for me, as my actual role title Systems Learning and Development Designer is a bit of a problem, particularly on forms! Now, I say that I write training manuals for companies, and then I quickly mention the different delivery methods for training (as examples). Once I said I was an "Interactive Learning Developer."

9 Great Uses for Mobile Training at Work

Convergence Training

Organizations are becoming increasingly interested in mobile training these days (also called mobile learning and M-learning). But on the other hand, you don’t want to just rush into it, believing that this new technology is the silver bullet that will make training magical in the same way that people made the same claims about radio, TV, movies, filmstrips, video tapes, DVDs, the Internet, and more. Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings.

How to Use Storytelling in Training with Anna Sabramowicz

Convergence Training

We always enjoy an opportunity to talk about learning and developing materials to help people learn. Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you. Learning Management Systems. Download our FREE Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. Convergence Training: We talked already a couple times today about working with subject matter experts (SMEs) in order to create scenario-based learning or story-based learning.

Creating Great Stories for eLearning

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Create great stories for learning by exploring sources and methods like business artifacts, business practices or memes, personal tips, workarounds, how-to’s, self-help solutions and even people’s backgrounds. Disney and Pixar recently released the movie "Brave." I think deep in the hearts of learning designers is the ability to create stories that compel learners. This helps the learner to learn better and faster.

Ten Commandments for Mobile Onboarding Content

Disprz

The advent of internet and smartphones has shrunk the size of what we consume, be it music or movies. These days, they talk of nuggets and micro-learning. A micro-learning unit comprises multiple nuggets with the total seat time of no more than 20-25 minutes. The same applies to working on micro-learning. When you develop content for mobile generation, you should remember one thing: You’re writing for a generation whose attention span is shorter than that of goldfish.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Your desire to figure out a better way, so you can create a better learning experience the next time around? Does it matter where on the instructional design spectrum you fall and the types of learning experiences you create? Adult learning theory? Just because a film professor has a graduate degree doesnt mean he/she can make a great movie.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. believe the following are counter to adult learning theory, sound e-learning design and they just down-right irk me. It’s a good question for people involved in learning and development. What’s Your Objective?

50 ideas for humour in your online sessions

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

In 2020, we started working and learning online a lot. They are divided into four sections based on two criteria: how much time it takes (easy–difficult) and whether or not it’s linked to the content – the learning objective of the session, in four quadrants.

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eLearning Thought Leaders: OpenSesame

eLearning Weekly

Our technology connects SCORM or AICC courses to any learning management system, enabling developers to focus their attentions on creating great courses instead of resolving technical hurdles. We rely on the SCORM and AICC standards to act as the bridge between content authoring tools and end users’ learning management systems. We’re making it possible for simple, YouTube style videos to be completed and tracked as SCORM courses in learning management systems.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Employees and partners with more capacity to learn are more versatile in adapting to future conditions. Learning is social. How workers learn now.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! When he listens to game developers talk, feels like they’re in the learning prof. Everything IS about learning. Learning talks about a curriculum.

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