Rants on Buzz Words, E-Learning Style

eLearning 24-7

A learning experience. I’ve been hearing it quite a bit in the e-learning world. “We are learning experience platform”, “learning experiences system”, “I want a learning experiences platform” – which perhaps I should let them know, that this one vendor says theirs is one, so perfect match. A learning experience. Didn’t need a generator, place had back-up, that was a learning experience.

Are Instructional Designers Incapable of Micro-Learning Design? - Tip #124

Vignettes Learning

Why is it difficult for instructional designers to think and do micro-learning? I define micro-learning closely to that of Theo Hug's description : Micro-Learning is: Low effort Fast Easy Immediately applicable At the heart of this definition is the focus on what workers and learners actually do in very short, rapid and almost instantaneous basis while trying to fix, change and improve something. The above situation involves a Micro-Action.

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How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

We can say with confidence that the goal of leaders, managers, and learning professionals is to help workers achieve optimal "at the moment performance." Then as learning professionals we converge at the moment of performance. Specifically, in the past, our momentum in learning and training is “teaching something.” Teaching was based on rigid curriculums , testing , design , multimedia , presentations , retention , tracking , traditional learning styles and many more.

Why Your Employees Need Mobile Training

LearnDash

How Mobile Training Innovates the Learning Process. Not every learner has access to a computer at work or during convenient learning times. Use Microtraining to Make Learning More Efficient. Video micro lessons make it faster and cheaper to develop and update course materials than offline or longer digital content. Mobile learning lets employees finish training where and when they can. Learning videos.

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Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. You say “I learned by observing what worked and didn’t.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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Are Learning Experience Platforms the Next LMS?

LearnDash

I’ve recently seen a new term crop up in e-learning blogs, and it deserves some clarification. That term is “Learning Experience Platform,” or LXP. According to some of the blogs I’ve read, the LXP is the next generation of the LMS: more powerful, more flexible, and generally better across almost every e-learning context. Versatile micro learning program options. Case in point: micro learning.

Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow

G-Cube

There are many stages in the corporate world where employees need learning the most – whether they want to learn for the first time or to increase their existing knowledge by further learning opportunities. Learning support is required when they are trying to recall what they learnt or something has changed within what they have learnt. In a personalized learning environment, contents display is adapted to individual learning styles and needs.

Deep Problems with Our Tools - e-Learning, Social Learning, etc.

Vignettes Learning

I am often skeptical about the many types of learning tools, e.g. social networking, e-learning, LMS, rapid e-learning, even PowerPoint, etc. In the adoption of tools and technologies in learning and training, many pundits fall victim to the same fallacy. Learning Styles - that people can be categorized into some buckets on learning styles.

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Engaging Millennials Through Virtual Training

Coreaxis

Based on what we know about their behavior and learning style, here are the best ways to engage millennials via virtual training. This is a generation that grew up on technology and is accustomed to learning and solving problems through computer applications. There should never be more than one learning objective per microlearning asset and content should ideally run under five minutes. What one thing will they learn after consuming the information?

Part 4 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Learning Modes

Overnite Software

As our six-part series develops, we’re examining another valuable key feature to look for in an LMS — learning modes. Now, it’s time to decide how you want your learners to go about doing the learning. Scores are not recorded; thus, the pressure is off while the learning is on.

Why Is Personalized Learning Key to Language Learning?

Learnlight

This makes it extra important for the content and activities in corporate language courses to be personalized learning which is tailored to the individual. For this, we need to understand not only each individual learner’s training goals, but also their unique learning style. For a training course to really succeed, both learners and trainers need to take learning style into account. How technology and new learning preferences are shaping modern-day learning.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. Formal learning constitutes only a tiny part of the spectrum.

How to Personalize Learning with Artificial Intelligence

Docebo

In the L&D world, we’ve seen how AI improves the way admins and learners interact with content in learning platforms by subsidizing learning with a more personalized approach. A personalized learning experience is not only preferable, but simply more effective with AI. Personalized Learning Experience – Why AI Holds the Key. Artificial Intelligence Delivers Automated And Personalized Learning (at Scale). Actionable Personalized Learning Strategies.

How to revamp your sales training and close more business

Docebo

In short, your sales team has to always be learning to “always be closing” Making sure your sales team is coming to the table prepared and knowledgeable isn’t just a nice to have anymore. Training your sales team using a top-notch Learning Management System (LMS) provides the opportunity to increase their product knowledge, share that knowledge with each other, maintain healthy levels of competition, and allow admins to conduct regular performance assessments.

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How to go about a multi-generational approach to e-learning

Matrix

Previously I have talked about the different demographics that make up the current workplace and their respective approaches to learning. Learners who are genuinely enthusiastic and want to participate fully in the experience are crucial to the success of a learning intervention.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Your quick guide to positive overall learning experiences

Docebo

You need to think of your learning platform as your own intimate dinner party that you’re hosting for your guests, who in this case, are your platform visitors. Carefully consider the learning environment you want them to see, the experience, where you want them to be guided, and what you want them to take away. Personalized learning experiences are a necessity, not an amenity. Self-paced learning and learner autonomy. Self-paced learning and learner autonomy.

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5 Big Ideas for Learning Professionals in 2017

eLearning Alchemy

The gig economy is gobbling up learning work at a rapid pace. Share your work so others can learn from it. Don’t let a slick sales pitch convince you all your learning problems will be solved. Creating great learning is hard work. Ask yourself if you’re getting in the way of learning. Great examples from School in the Cloud and One Laptop Per Child show that self-organized learning can be highly-effective. Make sure you apply your learning.

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5 Ways to Engage Non-Technical Employees with Your E-Learning Program

SkyPrep

Implementing a new e-Learning program in your company can be tricky. Your workers might complain about having to take time away from their work schedule in order to learn a new tool. In particular, your non-technical staff might be simply not motivated to focus on e-Learning and might even feel irritated if they have problems using it. Here are few smart ways to motivate your non-technical employees adapt to your Learning Management System (LMS): 1.

Combating the Forgetting Curve in Online Education

LearnDash

Learning information is mostly a process of helping learners move information from short term to long term memory. By testing information shortly after it is learned, and then repeating it throughout a course, learners are better able to store important information in their long-term memory. Spaced repetition systems spread out review sessions so that learners don’t over-learn information in the short term, only to forget it over time. Provide a social network.

Changing the Face of Corporate Learning with Learning Experience Platforms

Learning Wire

While working on aligning your employees’ skills with the latest developments in technology, you should also foreground the quality of their communication and listening skills, as well as their social and emotional intelligence. The standard mandatory training, although necessary in corporate learning, might not be sufficient for nowadays employees. The basics: what is a Learning Experience Platform? A new modern learning style calls for a new approach.

LXP: Reimagining Employee Learning Experiences in Corporations

PSB

Hence, it becomes challenging for them to arrange the time for learning throughout their busy schedules. This is where Learning Experience Platform (LXP) comes into play. LXP is a tool which can be used by any company to personalize learning for their workforce, according to the requirements of each employee. It assists them with which course to opt, skills to learn, and domains to explore to advance in their career. Social Interactivity.

5 Ways to Engage Your Millennial Employees with Your LMS

SkyPrep

Yes, the solution is the evolving trend of using learning management system (LMS), the market for which rose over 21% in 2014. Personalize the Learning. If your employees are millennials who’re working through similar material at the same time, you can take advantage of this opportunity and make learning a personal job. In fact, a recent survey reported that 58% millennial employees preferred micro-learning as a part of their job training.

10 Technological Trends That Are Changing the Way We Learn

Ed App

Here are some of the trends that will change the world of training in the coming years: Ensuring accessible learning. Providing effortless learning experience will ensure the greatest impact on the learning application. Repackaging the training into micro-learning modules is a quicker way to develop training. However, its potential in learning and development is now slowly being realized. AI can be used to measure the effectiveness of a learning program.

Industry trends that make you cringe: 10 learning experts share their bugbears

Elucidat

What digital learning trends and buzzwords make you cringe? 10 trends in workplace learning that will help you make sound decisions . There’s no doubt that there are, and always have been, a lot of buzzwords in the workplace learning industry. I’m sure I’m not the only one who plays “buzzword bingo” at conferences like Learning Technologies. Here’s what the experts think: “The debate around macro vs. micro learning is taking people down a blind alley.”.

What it takes for an LMS to be successful

Matrix

E-learning has established itself as the number one method of delivering knowledge and competencies development in the modern organization. The fact that this approach to learning allows for continuous updates in order to keep up with the latest technologies and with all the rapid changes in market demands makes it the perfect solution for the modern business. Yet a good e-learning platform can be flexible enough to adapt to ever changing business needs in a customized manner.

Personalized Enterprise Learning – Why AI Holds the Key [WHITEPAPER]

Docebo

Artificial intelligence will improve the way your admins and learners interact with content in your learning platform. In the enterprise learning space, this is a major topic of conversation and L&D leaders have a distinct appetite to make their learning activities increasingly automated and personalized. . In the 2017 L&D Global Sentiment Survey , respondents were asked, “What will be a hot topic in learning and development?” Collaborative/social learning.

How to Create and Deliver Bite-sized Learning for Enterprise Training

Hurix Digital

The advent and increasing use of smartphones has changed the way people access and consume their information, prompting changes in the way learning and training is delivered in organizations. Training and learning content is increasingly being designed in the form of bite-sized nuggets that can be accessed and consumed by people on the move, anytime and anywhere on their smartphones or any other platform of their choice.

7 e-learning trends for 2017

Matrix

7 e-learning trends for 2017. If you have to contribute to your company’s training and professional development strategy for the year to come, you might want to keep an eye on a few e-learning trends for 2017. Let the drumroll begin for seven e-learning trends that could shape up business training strategies in 2017: Mobile learning. Gamified learning content increases learner engagement, as well as retention rates. Personalized learning.

How to Create and Deliver Bite-sized Learning for Enterprise Training

Hurix Digital

The advent and increasing use of smartphones has changed the way people access and consume their information, prompting changes in the way learning and training is delivered in organizations. Training and learning content is increasingly being designed in the form of bite-sized nuggets that can be accessed and consumed by people on the move, anytime and anywhere on their smartphones or any other platform of their choice.

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2019 Turkey Awards

eLearning 24-7

Truly coveted by those in the know, who know, they really shouldn’t be in the e-learning industry. . E-Learning Marketing Words – Stand on your Soapbox and Stop the Madness. Learning System. Micro-Learning – Last year, this buzz word made the list, and some folks were surprised it did not win. Personally a vendor can call their system whatever they want, but there are a few factoids to remember about micro-learning. Welcome.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Learning Experiences (16). Learning Management Systems (4). Style, Usage, and Grammar (11).

Build your multi-device strategy in 6 questions

Sponge UK

Your L&D strategy needs to reflect the way people learn in your organisation. The 70:20:10 model (70% of learning coming from experience on the job, 20% through observing and talking to others and 10% through formal training) is backed up by research from Towards Maturity. Looking at the way people access these areas reveals mobile devices play a big role in on the job learning and social learning.

Top 50 Learning Systems for 2020 (Rankings #50 to #40)

eLearning 24-7

It’s that time of the year, to announce my Top 50 Learning Systems for 2020, starting off with the rankings of #50 to #40. A vendor was not required to be in my learning system search engine, FindAnLMS to be considered. The criteria covers the entire Top 50 Learning Systems, so as the rankings go on, I will just link back to this post, covering the criteria, How the Posts will be published. If you are someone seeking social, this is not the system for you.

Mobile Learning: Definition, Examples, Advantages and Disadvantages

Xyleme

What is Mobile Learning? Mobile learning, also called mlearning, is education or training that is conducted on and delivered through portable devices like smartphones and tablets. What Influences Mobile Learning? While mobile learning gained traction in the early 2000s, the idea of making portable tools dates back to the 1200s when the Chinese invented the abacus. But how does that relate to learning and development? Bite-Sized Learning. E-learning.