Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

Learning portals are a great example of a learner-centered solution. Essentially, a learning portal is an online knowledge sharing tool. A learning portal helps learners locate the information they need quickly. And in some cases, interact with different types of curated learning content. If your organization hasn’t already, it may be time to adopt a learning portal as part of your next training initiative.

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Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

Learning portals are a great example of a learner-centered solution. Essentially, a learning portal is an online knowledge sharing tool. A learning portal helps learners locate the information they need quickly. And in some cases, interact with different types of curated learning content. If your organization hasn’t already, it may be time to adopt a learning portal as part of your next training initiative.

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Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development? In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. If the dose of social learning can be tailored to meet the needs of a business then a learner’s participation graph is sure to reflect an upward trend.

Gamification Use Case: How To Offset Employee Disengagement With A Gamified Learning Portal Approach

EI Design

In this article, I share a use case on how to use gamification to engage your disengaged employees and provide better motivation plus a stickier learning experience. Ways To Offset Employee Disengagement With A Gamified Learning Portal Approach. Introducing a series of use cases by EI Design on various facets of online corporate training to create a more immersive learning experience. Levels (learning path). Learning journey. Gamified learning journey.

Gamification Use Case: How To Offset Employee Disengagement With A Gamified Learning Portal Approach

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share a use case on how to use gamification to engage your disengaged employees and provide better motivation plus a stickier learning experience. Ways To Offset Employee Disengagement With A Gamified Learning Portal Approach. Introducing a series of use cases by EI Design on various facets of online corporate training to create a more immersive learning experience. Levels (learning path). Learning journey. Gamified learning journey.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Let’s examine some top benefits of social learning in organizations.

Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. However, another 46 percent of surveyed talent development professionals said they were considering social learning for future use or had it in development, suggesting significant anticipated growth. Involve users in designing engaging social learning opportunities; 51%.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support by Jolene on January 21, 2011 in Informal Learning , eLearning , mobile learning , performance support In his blog post Social Learning and the Exobrain , Simon Bostok (prolific and thought-provoking blogger at Hypergogue ), declares: The smart people in learning have been talking about shifting pretty much everything to Performance Support.

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LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

30% vendors offer at least one type of social media – from my latest LMS directory. One vendor asked if you wanted to learn more about their product and sent you to their help desk to notify them of errors or issues with their system (hmm, not likely to buy one from these guys). Many made it nearly impossible to find their social media to follow, friend or check out their social bookmarks. Social Media & Social Learning – LMS Style.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Hunch is designed so that every time it’s used, it learns something new.

Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

eLearning 24-7

I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system. OmniSocial is a social learning platform, with learning management capabilities and with the ability to select individual apps in the system and only use those you select to install onto your web site or learning portal. Because it offers the capability to start out using it either as the robust social learning product and ignore the LMS part (inc.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. Back in the early 2000′s, LMSs often had content mgt features built within their system, but called themselves learning management systems. Today, however more and more learning management systems are bringing into content management features, inc. Social Learning – 57.1%.

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

While this is a great concept for party decorations, it is not for a learning platform. I see it a lot, especially with social learning and the wonderment of some vendors of adding a “discussion forum and text chat room&# as part of their solution. Even more important, a learning management system was a new concept, so having to ask for X, when your budget has always been Y, isn’t an easy sell, especially when ROI is discussed. E-Learning 24/7.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2017

Adobe Captivate

This was exactly my objective and this article on eLearning trends and predictions for 2017 will provide several pointers that you can use to uplift your current learning strategy (better learner engagement and other measures to create the impact businesses need to see). mLearning Or Mobile Learning. Over the last 5 years, adoption of mLearning or mobile learning has been on an upswing. Microlearning And Learning Paths. Mobile Apps For Learning.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

While there are a couple of vendors out there who have incorporated e-mail that can go to outside to people, rather than just within the learning management product, the overall space isn’t doing it. I see this as one of the most important features for any learning management system, open source or commercial. Innovation drives the market (regardless if it is e-learning or not). Mobile learning value is there, expands a system who offers extended enterprise.

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The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

E-Learning and all forms within are normally taken via your desktop computer and either hitting your company’s server with your browser or going to a hosted LMS vendor’s solution. If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution. E-Learning 24/7.

The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. By and large, this constitutes John’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE). The coming of technology has naturally exposed us to more entertainment, and at the same time, to more learning. Much of our learning is informal and happens online. We look for solutions on YouTube, Wikipedia, blogs and such online resources when we encounter a problem.

Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

When it comes to the e-learning market, specifically the LMS space (and you can toss in LCMS, CMS, Learning Portals as well), there are a lot of traps that customers fall into and can’t get out. problems, no issues&# – To learn the real truth about Interoperability. Integration with 3rd party tools – “Yeah, typically we haven’t had a problem. What if I have a problem or an issue, who takes care of that? No problem.

Designing Intelligent eLearning

Origin Learning

The all-conquering smartphone and the rise of mobile learning was a trend that our core team believed would eventually become mainstream. This has now come true and the number of organizations investing in mobile learning solutions and learning apps is steadily increasing. It stood for – Social | Mobility | Analytics | Cloud. Several experts claim that the social elements are distracting learners from acquiring knowledge.

Learning Experience Platforms – A Sustainable Solution

Origin Learning

Learning experience through books is now considered a bit passé. Similarly, the learning experience is now no longer confined to a classroom. Online learning has evolved significantly in the past decade. From clunky old desktops and bulky laptops, a significant portion of learning at the modern workplace has shifted to the smartphone. Learning at the workplace comprises both formal and informal learning. Evidence-based learning.

Gamification Trends in 2019 – Packed with Tips and Ideas You Can Use

EI Design

Gamification is the use of principles and key elements of gaming to deliver the required learning objectives. The key elements of the Game mechanics that are a part of Gamification for learning include: While “Have fun as you learn” resonates well with learners, these approaches are often looked at with skepticism by the corporates. Gamification adds fun to learning but does not drive learner performance. Gamification Trend #1: Maturing of Gamification for learning.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2017

EI Design

This was exactly my objective and this article on eLearning trends and predictions for 2017 will provide several pointers that you can use to uplift your current learning strategy (better learner engagement and other measures to create the impact businesses need to see). mLearning Or Mobile Learning. Over the last 5 years, adoption of mLearning or mobile learning has been on an upswing. Microlearning And Learning Paths. Mobile Apps For Learning.

5 Effective Strategies for Gamification at Work

Hurix Digital

When done right, it makes training more successful as it makes learning more fun, more engaging, more immersive and more practical. Gamification makes learning difficult concepts easy and fun by allowing learners to exercise their skills in virtual settings before practicing them in real-time situations. To apply game mechanics to enterprise settings, it is important to first design game-based concepts and maps them to the learning and gamification objectives.

Performance Support Tools – The Just-in-Time Learning Aid

Hurix Digital

The sooner they give a solution to the customer’s problem, the happier the customer is. . As part of his orientation program, Kevin learned about various banking processes and how to handle customer requests. PSTs are tools that offer “just-in-time” and “whenever, wherever” learning.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more). Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010.

How To Create Successful Video Training Content (A Case Study)

TechSmith Camtasia

Having trainings available anytime, anywhere and on any device keeps employees engaged and motivated, has offered a higher sustainable learning library, and reduced travel costs immensely.” – John Mayes, Global HR Leader at SoftwareONE, explained to us. Stephan Cadisch, Global Learning & Development Director, was tasked with addressing these challenges while starting from scratch with no existing systems, processes, or content creators. “It’s

Top Tips to Design, Develop and Deliver e-Learning Content!

Hurix Digital

On a similar note, custom e-learning content is the new buzzword of today’s business environment as more and more organizations need to train their employees on the products and processes specific to their industry. The main principle behind designing interactive e-Learning is to treat e-Learning design as an experience for learners, instead of merely treating it as information sharing. Advantages of Custom e-Learning Content. Social Learning.

Top Tips to Design, Develop and Deliver e-Learning Content!

Hurix Digital

On a similar note, custom e-learning content is the new buzzword of today’s business environment as more and more organizations need to train their employees on the products and processes specific to their industry. The main principle behind designing interactive e-Learning is to treat e-Learning design as an experience for learners, instead of merely treating it as information sharing. Advantages of Custom e-Learning Content. Social Learning.

How To Create Successful Video Training Content (A Case Study)

TechSmith Camtasia

Having trainings available anytime, anywhere and on any device keeps employees engaged and motivated, has offered a higher sustainable learning library, and reduced travel costs immensely.” – John Mayes, Global HR Leader at SoftwareONE, explained to us. Stephan Cadisch, Global Learning & Development Director, was tasked with addressing these challenges while starting from scratch with no existing systems, processes, or content creators. “It’s Organization: SoftwareONE.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. Specifically, today we focus on top learning and certification solutions used by trade and professional associations , mission-driven non-profits, commercial training providers, trade schools and subject matter experts. Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. eLogic Learning.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Although everyone learns most from their mistakes, it does save a lot of money if you keep some tips in the back of your mind. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? What is an online learning community?

eThink 2019 Year in Review: New Markets, Solutions & Recognitions

eThink Education

We were also able to collaborate with some of our top eLearning technology and content partners, like GO1 and OpenSesame , and experts in the industry such as John Leh of Talented Learning. Overall, we had over 8,000 learning professionals attend our virtual webinar events this year!

eThink 2019 Year in Review: New Markets, Solutions & Recognitions

eThink Education

We were also able to collaborate with some of our top eLearning technology and content partners, like GO1 and OpenSesame , and experts in the industry such as John Leh of Talented Learning. Overall, we had over 8,000 learning professionals attend our virtual webinar events this year!

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. awards program was first implemented to formalize the recommendation and purchase process for the e-learning community. Research indicated 85 percent of readers had recommended an e-learning solution to a peer over the most recent 12-month period, and 61 percent claimed that award recognition “impacts their decision” to consider a product or service. The “Best of E-learning!”

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

A trend that is happening in the LMS market more so than in the other e-learning markets, is the failure to follow their path of success. The problem here is that they developed a solution that is not made for 10,000 or more end users. While the global economy has yet to fully reverse itself, it is clear that many vendors believe it is, or realize that potential clients have no problem paying for it. So, you now have an open marketplace with a social learning twist to it.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward. They want to be a relevant, useful voice in today’s learning community conversation. A must-read for learning technology decision makers. Open source LMS Totara topped our list of 2016 learning industry thought leaders. Customer Learning.