How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives
APRIL 19, 2017
” They follow rules, theories, or laws governing the objectives they espouse, and they measure the outcomes of their efforts against those objectives. Building Achievable Learning Objectives. You then need to specify how the learning will occur.
Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning
MARCH 8, 2015
In 1985, American educational psychologist Robert Gagne created a nine-step process of instructional design which can guide the process of learning. Gagne’s model can serve as guidelines to creating a result-oriented e-learning instructional design for workplace training too.
Learning Objectives Set the Stage for E-learning Courses: Why?
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
He was assigned the task of getting an e-learning course developed for field sales executives. Use these and get the e-learning course developed. Should it be made into a series of short bite-sized modules or should it be one single course to be taken at a stretch?
Learning Objectives Vs Learning Activities: What’s The Difference?
APRIL 7, 2017
Learning objectives and learning activities are two crucial pieces of ammunition in the eLearning provider’s arsenal. Emploring The Learning Objectives Vs Learning Activities Dichotomy . “A The What And Why Of “Learning Objectives”.
How Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction Can Make Your Online Courses Better
DECEMBER 28, 2016
His pioneering work in instructional design led to a systematic approach to learning that we know today as Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction. Before a student can learn, he or she must be paying attention. Inform Learners of Objectives. Provide Feedback to Learners.
Online courses must die!
JULY 7, 2010
In the bad old days, technically challenged L&D professionals had to pay exorbitant fees to development houses to produce simple modules. If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Informalise learning.
Putting Together an ERP Trail Mix: Some Bite-sized Modules for Employees To Snack On
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Give them bite-sized modules that deal with a single learning objective and provide just-in-time support whenever they require. Short learning modules for role-based training. Micro modules for training reinforcement.
Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Earlier this year, Associations Now wrote an article asking whether “binge learning” will become the new “binge watching.” Technology could easily create similar changes in how learners interact with and consume online learning.
Are Short Product Knowledge Learning Modules The Need Of The Hour?
AUGUST 1, 2016
If you are anywhere close to using short learning modules for training your Gen Y sales force, you are on the right track and need not worry. These short learning modules deal with one learning objective at a time, thereby avoiding cognitive overload on the sales reps.
Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Instructional designers must take these audience attributes into consideration when designing training modules. Coach them to understand how to provide and receive feedback based on the unique expectations of each of the generations.
Back To Basics: What is ADDIE?
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
Clearly stating your learning goals at the beginning will help you define the roadmap for your course. link] provides some excellent links to tools to help guide you through this step. Typically, in the Design phase you will: Write learning objectives.
How to Build a Successful Blended Learning Program
JANUARY 20, 2016
Educational institutions and corporate training teams alike have embraced the idea of blended learning – a training approach that combines the use of classroom instruction with the possibilities of online learning. Reinforcing learning objectives.
eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
MAY 11, 2016
eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. If you’d like to learn more, check out this article from eLearning Industry.
Seven musts for creating effective elearning
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules. I also created an eLearning module with more background information, There is a link to that full free module at the end of the page. Use Learning paths.
A Quick Recap - ‘Create Learning Arcs Using Raptivity Linker Beta’
APRIL 3, 2014
For those of you who do not know what Raptivity Linker is, it is a tool that helps string together Raptivity interactions and in turn; helps create Learning Arcs. Team Raptivity also conducted a special webinar titled ‘ Create Learning Arcs using Raptivity Linker ’ on 19 th March, 2014 for a walk through of Raptivity Linker and the concept of Learning Arcs for the entire eLearning world. The session began with Janhavi introducing Raptivity Linker and Learning Arcs.
How Microlearning Supports Adult Learning Principles [Infographic]
OCTOBER 21, 2016
In simple terms, microlearning is bite-sized learning in short modules of 5 to minutes each, covering 1 learning objective per module. These small nuggets are very effective in providing specific. Learning Technology microlearning
The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning
Your Training Edge
APRIL 16, 2015
So, you’ve decided to start using technology-enabled learning in your corporate training program. Well, just like there is not a one-size-fits-all solution to all of today’s training challenges, there also isn’t just a single way to “do” technology-enabled learning. Learning objectives.
eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms
JUNE 9, 2016
In the first phase, analysis, the problem is defined, the learning goals are established, and the learners preexisting skills are identified. Managers are familiarized with the course, the learning outcomes, and the procedures for testing or making sure learners understood the materials.
eLearning: How to Incorporate Gamification Elements
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
by AJ George If you happened to catch my earlier article on the gamification of learning , then you know that I have been dubious about its effectiveness. To be clear, it's not the premise of having fun in learning that I feel we should be wary of. It's the tendency to turn everything into a competition based more on winning than on learning. Make your learning contextual. Provide Continual On-The-Spot Feedback.
Checklist for Online Courses
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
The following provides broad high-level guidance for authors, subject matter experts, and instructional designers when planning an online course. Design for actual courses should reflect learner needs with respect to course objectives. 5-10 learning objectives , and per learning objective: 500-750 words (¾ – 1½ typed pages) 4-6 minutes of spoken audio 2-4 presentation slides + 1-3 context-rich interactive exercises or examples.
The DIY Guide to Converting Existing Content into an eLearning Course
MAY 22, 2014
Those new to creating eLearning courses will find this post useful in answering their questions and providing them with a checklist of things to consider during the process of converting existing content, which goes far beyond simply transferring content to an online format.
Smartphones Are the New Textbooks – Courtesy Microlearning
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Predominantly, we relate microlearning to byte-sized learning or think of it as small, compact learning modules…right? Microlearning is focused and delivers the right amount of information that justifies one learning objective at a time.
Why Corporate Training Is Going the Microlearning Way
NOVEMBER 13, 2016
Do you wish to make the best use of the self-paced technology-enabled learning format? Are you looking for ways to harness the full potential of e-learning? Well, then you need to go in for microlearning modules. How can microlearning help provide good corporate training?
Awesome Instructional Design Tips for Effective E-learning
MARCH 24, 2017
Instructional designers (IDs) play an important role in designing an effective e-learning. All he/she expects is an effective (in terms of learning) and good-looking course. Follow them when designing your e-learning courses and ensure they facilitate effective learning. .
8 Steps to a Learning Strategy That Wins
MARCH 5, 2015
In the case of learning, technology has changed, audience expectations have changed, needs have changed, the competitive landscape has changed.it Here are 8 steps to creating a winning learning strategy: Have a clearly established set of objectives.
3 Reasons You Need to Go In for an E-learning Curriculum
OCTOBER 9, 2016
Are you planning to go in for e-learning? Would you like to have the highest ROI on your online learning initiative? Well, you need to go in for e-learning curriculums. What is an e-learning curriculum? What are the advantages of using e-learning curriculums?
Why Just-in-time Learning is the Talk of the Town
AUGUST 4, 2016
How do you make these twin objectives possible? The advent of just-in-time learning in the training arena has thrown the doors wide open for your training delivery. Why just-in-time learning helps. Every single module deals with a single learning objective.
Answering The Top 6 Microlearning FAQs
APRIL 20, 2017
Each microlearning online training resource must focus on a specific learning goal or objective. For example, they use their smartphone to learn more about products while they are helping a customer. Provides “Moment Of Need” Support.
Tame Your Training With 4 Best Practices Of Microlearning
AUGUST 18, 2016
Its short modules help your reps learn just-in-time. You need to identify that discrete learning objective before you design a Microlearning module. These modules need to be designed with a logical flow and engage learners. Learning Technology micro learnin
6 Steps to Develop Curriculum-based E-learning Courses for Medical Sales Training
JUNE 22, 2016
To overcome this setback, sales representatives must be provided comprehensive training, not only on the products but also on the diseases, their cures, symptoms, etiology, etc. Curriculum-based e-learning courses are a series of modules that provide in-depth knowledge of a particular subject.
Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2
NOVEMBER 25, 2016
The article ended with an introduction to ADDIE framework of learning design. The identification of the skills gaps and analysis of this training or learning need is called the Analysis Phase and forms a part of the discovery phase of project management.
The 3 Phase Process to Develop an Online Curriculum in 20 Days
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Recently , one of our clients in the medical device space asked us to convert a PDF file on the documentation norms prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) into an interesting e-learning curriculum. The content under each head was presented as a micro online learning module.
Microlearning and Adult Learning Go Hand In Hand
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
When was the last time you learned something that lingered on your senses for long? Read on what it is and how it supports adult learning principles! Freedom to learn. Learning hardly takes place when the learner is forced to. What’s new to learn.
How to supercharge your elearning scenario with interactive video
MARCH 16, 2016
Scenarios are the building blocks of great learning. Interactive video is becoming easier to create, but ensuring it’s a good match for your learning objectives can still a challenge. Effectively simulating a real life experience is a powerful tool for learning designers.