Learning Objectives Are Spoilers

Association eLearning

One of the biggest differences is that eLearning tends to literally spell out what’s going to happen next, often with a learning objectives screen. Learning objectives are like plot points. I guess you could consider this “Advanced” learning objective considerations.

Connect learning to the business: Learning objectives and action mapping

Challenge to Learn

I will present about: Supporting business objectives with better learning objectives. The trend is in the direction of workplace learning, social learning, mobile learning, just in time learning and performance support.

A simple interactive learning object

E-Learning Provocateur

In honour of the event, I have created a simple learning object that showcases the Nobel Laureates from my own country: Australia’s Nobel Laureates. Launch the learning object. This object was relatively easy to produce, and it surprises me that there isn’t more of this kind of thing in the education space. My caveat is that I am neither a multimedia developer nor a graphic designer – though my role often involves wearing those hats.

A Day in the Life of a Learning Objective

CLO Magazine

Learning and development is a process not an event, and the one constant aspect of this scientific process is the learning objective. It’s at the center of the instructional systems design process, which is a core part of the way learning practitioners create courses.

How to Create Good Learning Objectives in Knowledge Guru

Knowledge Guru

Every topic in Knowledge Guru will have between one and five learning objectives associated with it. Every question set in Knowledge Guru (more on question sets in this tutorial ) is associated with a learning objective. Some objectives may only require one set.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Learning objectives clarify exactly what it is youre trying to teach. 159) The objectives page is one that I always click NEXT to slide right on by.

Employee Generated Learning, a transcending role for Instructional Designers 

Challenge to Learn

The e-Learning landscape is fundamentally changing. Instead, learning content is often being generated in a more decentralized manner by the employees. I have been referring to this concept as Employee Generated Learning. The changing function of the learning department.

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Choice is Key in Learning

Association eLearning

It’s faster and easier to give content to everyone than to sort it by job role or experience. Focus on the learning objectives. Create a few different choices for each learning objective. That way the learner will meet the objective no matter which choice they pick.

Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them

CommLab India

What does it take to ensure your e-learning course improves employee performance to achieve the desired business goals? When instructional designers settle down to create course content, the most important, and the first thing they do is frame learning objectives. Learning goal.

Learning Objectives Drive Personalized Learning


Learning objectives play a crucial role in learning - supporting the learner by ensuring an understanding of learning expectations and outcomes. We each offer products that have learning objectives at the heart of their solutions.

Formatting Fantastic Course Descriptions and Learning Objectives


Crafting the perfect descriptions and learning objectives will help you showcase your product to future learners. They should want to learn more from reading the description, not feel as if they’ve completed the course itself. You will learn how to prevent and remedy situations that may arise in your workplace. OBJECTIVES. Typically, an objective should be between 10 to 15 words with enough relevant information to engage the learner.

Finding the Most Effective Course For Your Learning Objective


In a rush to get everyone trained and compliant, and to do it as fast and cheap as possible, we have forgotten that the reason we build these courses and employees are taking them is so that they will LEARN and RETAIN something important. they learn and retain something important.

Learning Objectives and Corporate Goals: How to create the perfect training


We are talking about training, Learning and Development (L&D) here folks. And we are shunning the common concept of creating learner-centered learning materials. Think: business-centered learning materials.

Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives

Vignettes Learning

Employees are not as productive when they are pressured to learn new things in with so little time. The overload problem manifests in elearning, classroom training and other forms of learning. The need to refocus learning objectives on the needs of learners becomes apparent.

Role of Interactivity in eLearning


Include a Variety of Learning Activities – Most eLearning interactions contain both visual and auditory elements, but depending on the content and objectives, instructional designers can add simulations, games, drag and drop interactions, hands on exercises and assessments that support high levels of engagement. While interactivity can play a vital role in designing effective eLearning solutions, it needs to fit an overall learning methodology.

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Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning

Origin Learning

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.

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning


THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill. THE JOURNEY: We, at Learnnovators, have been fascinated about micro learning or bite-sized learning. What is its significance in today’s learning scenario?

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect


The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. We started with objectives and we’ll continue on through concepts, examples, emotional elements, and putting it together, but here we’re talking about good practice for learning. Once you’ve established good objectives, the next thing you do is make meaningful practice that aligns with those objectives.

Australia’s Nobel Laureates

E-Learning Provocateur

In honour of the event, I have created a simple learning object that showcases the Nobel Laureates from my own country: Australia’s Nobel Laureates. Launch the learning object. By the way, I realised I stuffed up by making the learning object so big.

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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). An ILE is a scalable and flexible learning environment. Rockin’ role. Informalise learning.

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The Death of the (e)Learning Course Objectives Screen

Adobe Captivate

That statement was immediately followed usually by 4 or 5 learning objectives, depending on the amount of classroom hours scheduled. It only seemed natural then, that I use a similar screen in my e-learning courses. What is the most common form of workplace learning?

Microlearning – what the devil is it and 5 things it’s good for

Rob Hubbard

The limitations of human memory are an eternal conundrum for learning designers – how exactly do you create meaningful learning experiences for learners who have a shorter attention span than a goldfish? Breaking larger learning objectives down into manageable chunks.

Keeping potential locked up

Rob Hubbard

So many good intentions and a stack of really, really compelling evidence on the benefits of implementing learning innovation just don’t seem to be enough fo r many organisations to secure the support and funding needed to propel them forwards. by Tess Robinson, Director, LAS.

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What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

CLO Magazine

As a result, learning leaders have to adopt a new mindset. If talent management involves employee recruitment, development and management — from the time they are identified as candidates until they leave the company — learning becomes a vital thread that binds this entire system.

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Understanding the Role of Training in the Extended Enterprise


The question then becomes, what are the implications for learning in the extended enterprise? It was about learning together. This provides a clear roadmap for other organizations and therefore a clear path for Learning & Development (L&D).

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (4): the developers perspective

Challenge to Learn

The developer plays a central role in the process of creating (e)Learning. You need to work based on the directions and within the requirements of the management and you need to deliver learning opportunities for people who most of the times know more about the matter than you. I think that e-Learning developers are a special kind of person: they want to deliver high quality work and they are (most of the time) very modest. Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning.

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).

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (6): the vendors perspective

Challenge to Learn

I started working on the Outcome learning idea to give direction to the product development of easygenerator. We always considered the e-Learning author and the subject matter expert (SME) as our target audience. First we created all kind of features that would enable SME’s to play a bigger role in development process. So we created a role based system, workflow facilities and more features like that. Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (2).

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What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

CLO Magazine

As a result, learning leaders have to adopt a new mindset. If talent management involves employee recruitment, development and management — from the time they are identified as candidates until they leave the company — learning becomes a vital thread that binds this entire system.

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The Role of the "New" Training Professional


The way in which learning occurs in organizations has changed tremendously and with this evolution comes a new focus for L & D professionals. In many organizations the role of the training professional has transformed; no longer focused on delivering training, today’s L&D professional is now a facilitator of learning who also serves as an information manager, a content curator, and a builder of learning communities.

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Made to Stick: Introducing Authentic, Role-Based Simulation Games by Toolwire


As companies like yours take matters into your own hands by delivering training programs that address these critical 21st century skills, you are challenged with finding engaging, high quality digital content that can teach, assess, remediate, and measure learning outcomes such as simulations and games. 20 interactive, role-based simulations are now available for the following: Business Communication. Built-in pre and post tests for formative learning assessment.

The role of SMEs in e-learning – cooking up the perfect course


Well, here’s my take on how instructional designers and SMEs can work together to create learning awesomeness. Since traditionally, the aid of SMEs has been employed in academic or classroom training, the e-learning dynamics and interactive features might come as a shock.

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Insights: L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning

Clive on Learning

This post continues my commentary to the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine. The second of the ten 'insights' in the report is that ‘L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning'. In the Learning Insights Report, they use the term in quite a restricted way, to refer to the use of digital content on an on-demand basis - resources rather than courses.

The Role of The L&D Manager in Creating A Learning Culture


Furthermore, when one of those values is learning, and the culture supports it, the capabilities of the entire organization can be advanced. Employees must believe their employer trusts them to spend time on learning in whatever ways (i.e., The Value of Learning.

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Getting more out of Learning Videos: Four ways of Jazzing-up plain-vanilla videos


With the popularity of technology-aided learning, videos in learning have been gaining a steady acceptance for varied audiences and different learning objectives. Video-based learning is effective because of several reasons.

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The role of T&D in the 21st Century: it’s about the method

Janet Clarey

Harold Jarche has a thoughtful post on changing the training and development role in the 21st Century. The short answer (based on my read…and this is a mouthful): support, via bottom-up, workers’ meaning-making activities by providing mechanisms for feedback and by communicating their ‘learnings’ to those that focus on performance indicators and their impact on business results. You have to build the customer into this new role.

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Bloom’s Taxonomy and Learning Games

Knowledge Guru

You have a clear business problem, a related instructional goal, and a desire to incorporate learning games to help you achieve your instructional goal. To answer the question, focus on crafting relevant learning objectives. Learn more here. Overcome customer objections.