The Secret of Successful Learning Objectives and Knowledge Checks

Roundtable Learning

Learning objectives and knowledge checks are known for being used in eLearning , but did you know they can be used in other modalities? Learning objectives help organizations set attainable goals and achieve exactly what their learning program set out to do.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

It All Starts With Video Pre Production. And I learned exactly what you need to do to make your first video. It’s okay to learn. Learning Objects vs. Outcomes: Narrow the Focus. I was recently in a conference workshop with Shannon Tipton (Learning Rebels). She made a bold statement, which was to the effect: Throw out the learning objective and focus on what you want the learner to actually do. Learn more about captions.

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The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

The sights, sounds, and people learners come across in the training module are all part of spatial design – one of the core components of the Immersive Learning methodology. Immersive content specialists also leverage filmmaking expertise to figure out how best to illustrate the concepts that need to play out in an experience, including: Determining who to cast in order to achieve the learning objectives. Voiceover.

Quiz Design: Recognizing Types of Learning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Well, measure the learning, of course. But in order to measure the learning, we need to have a clear idea of what the learning should have been. And to have that clear idea, and then to make sure the quiz is actually measuring it, we need to have started preparing to write the quiz quite a while ago: when we were writing the objectives for the training. You didn't write objectives? And now the training is in production?

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A glimpse inside the role of instructional design for Immersive Learning

STRIVR

Instructional design is a pillar of enterprise Learning & Development programs. But in the VR headset, wherever they turn, they see and hear the learning experience. But I also realized that Immersive Learning is a vast departure from traditional instructional design. I meet directly with customers, usually in their own environment, to get a sense of their unique business objectives and any training challenges they might have. Step 4: Production.

The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

The sights, sounds, and people learners come across in the training module are all part of spatial design – one of the core components of the Immersive Learning methodology. Immersive content specialists also leverage filmmaking expertise to figure out how best to illustrate the concepts that need to play out in an experience, including: Determining who to cast in order to achieve the learning objectives. Voiceover.

When Should You Use Video in eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

Just like any other content, the video needs to help you meet the learning objectives. Make sure you keep the objectives in mind at all times when you’re considering whether or not a video will add impact. Make sure your videos are short (no more than 5 minutes in length) and follow-up with an activity or interaction that allows learners to cement the learning. Lights, camera, action…everyone loves a video! And, videos make a great addition to eLearning courses.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

Even a couple of decades after e-learning’s introduction to the corporate training world, it’s uncharted territory for several organizations. Do you wish to go in for e-learning as your training solution, but unsure of how to proceed? Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Set Measurable Learning Objectives.

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Virtual Reality Case Studies in Healthcare, Enterprise, and Higher Ed

Learnbrite

Countless articles, blogs, and opionion pieces have touted the positive implications of virtual reality (VR) on education, corporate learning and development, and healthcare education. The time is right for senior executives, including enterprise strategists, operations leaders, product owners, and marketing heads, to map out how they might put [AR/VR] technology to use. LearnBrite’s VR-ready eLearning tool allows medical students to learn in a risk-free environment.

Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our second part of our 4 part blog series on which we examine a different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could start strategizing or implement these ideas onto your current training plans. In this second post, we are going to look at tactics that can be immediately deployed to improve your blended learning strategy. Micro-learning – as RLO (re-usable learning objects). Micro-learning Learning and RLO.

Elements of Engaging eLearning Design

Origin Learning

Designing Learning Experiences. Companies can only thrive if they go the extra mile and offer truly exceptional course content that satisfies both the client and the end-users who will take up the learning. It is about designing authentic learning experiences that leave a lasting impression in the minds of learners. But the growing popularity of AR and VR-enabled learning opens numerous fascinating possibilities.

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Turning your face-to-face training into e-learning: Planning and development

Matrix

With the first three steps of the process of transferring training in the online environment already completed, you now have all the relevant information sorted out into categories (basic and additional), you know what the learning objectives are for each of the training modules and you have established the format of your course. The outline, at a minimum, names the learning objective, text, voiceover, and types of media for each screen.

Custom E-Learning Design

Designing Digitally

With custom E-Learning design , we help companies and government agencies create the right environments for employees to expand their skills and learn critical tasks they need to do their jobs safely. Traditional learning approaches can go only so far to hold the interest of learners and measure their progress. Custom E-Learning design projects focus on the best ways to accommodate learners who can effectively absorb the information at their own pace.

Make E-Learning Globally Competent

CLO Magazine

With budgets tightening and workforces becoming more diverse and dispersed, here’s how to develop global e-learning programs efficiently and on budget. By preparing e-learning programs with global distribution in mind, learning program managers can reduce the cost and time, as well as improve retention and engagement. Global e-learning initiatives, however, can present technical and content design challenges.

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content

Disprz

At the risk of stating the obvious, microlearning is a brief and targeted learning approach where learners consume instructional content in short chunks or bites. Millennials learn differently: they want to pull information on their own at the time they require, rather than being pushed from the other side. Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy. Acknowledge that people learn differently.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Dr. Kevin Gumienny is our senior learning architect and leads Microassist’s instructional design team. He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. Learning management systems that deliver content and administer quizzes. In a higher education context, elearning is often hosted in a learning management system (LMS). They do a great job when creating interactive learning.

10 Commandments for Mobile App Onboarding Content

Disprz

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. Use interesting tropes: Simple, clean infographic, Meaningful animations, Clear, engaging voiceover, etc. Here’s the seventh commandment: Thou Shalt Help Learners Share and Show Off their Learning Content. Does your learning content have the ‘Like’ button?

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning.

Ten Commandments for Mobile Onboarding Content

Disprz

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. Use interesting tropes: Simple, clean infographic, Meaningful animations, Clear, engaging voiceover, etc. Here’s the seventh commandment: Thou Shalt Help Learners Share and Show Off their Learning Content. Does your learning content have the ‘Like’ button?

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Elements of Ideal eLearning Design

Origin Learning

Designing Learning Experiences. Companies can only thrive if they go the extra-mile and offer truly exceptional course content that satisfies both the client and the end-users who will take up the learning. It is about designing authentic learning experiences that leave a lasting impression in the minds of learners. But the growing popularity of AR and VR-enabled learning opens numerous fascinating possibilities.

Converting Classroom Training to Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Interview with Microassist’s senior learning architect and instructional designer Brandon Winston on what it takes to convert instructor-led training to elearning. I’m the Senior Learning Architect here at Microassist, and I work with the learning development team to help develop learning products. We also develop custom blended learning, custom instructor-led training, we also do some work with webinars.