Inspiring E-Learning Quotes from the Great Masters

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? If you had been following us, you would already know that it’s almost a year since we started publishing our Crystal Balling interview series with some of the great masters in the e-learning industry.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design.

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary.

INFOGRAPHIC: 3 Facts About Mindset In Learning

Learnnovators

Mindset is an often ignored yet crucial factor in learning. Here are three well established aspects of mindset in learning, and each is supported with tips for learning designers to make the most of them. INTEREST DRIVES LEARNING.

Is Your Process Training “Nice to Know” or “Need to Know”?

Bottom-Line Performance

Every individual has had to learn a set of processes that are tedious or difficult to follow. In fact, 41% of respondents to our 2014 Learning and Remembering Survey listed policies, process, and procedures as the primary type of knowledge employees must know on the job.

Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study

Obsidian Learning

New post Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study on Obsidian Learning. We were approached by a global Fortune 500 construction company seeking to revamp some key leadership training. Used to working long days, very positive about learning opportunities, open-minded.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1

E-Learning Provocateur

The book is entitled E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1 and my intent is to provoke deeper thinking across a range of themes in the modern workplace, including: • social media. • learning theory. • learning styles. • blended learning.

I’m Glad Millennials Scare Learning and Development

Association eLearning

The learning and development (L&D) world seems to be confused by, if not outright afraid of, millennials. The recommendations for making training and workplaces appeal to millennials actually apply to everyone.

E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1

E-Learning Provocateur

The book is entitled E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1 and my intent is to provoke deeper thinking across a range of themes in the modern workplace, including: • social media. • learning theory. • learning styles. • blended learning. • informal learning. • mobile learning. • the future of e-learning.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. The former leads to focused learning and the latter leads to serendipitous discoveries.

The Powerful Secret Behind Your Learning Style

Learnnovators

What’s your learning style? It’s a hard choice, especially since according to one comprehensive study there are over 71 learning styles from a range of different models. The good news is that there is a powerful secret behind your learning style. Want to learn bollywood dancing?

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. The Flipped Learning is a part of the Rotation Model, a subset of the blended learning.

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Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery

Obsidian Learning

New post Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery on Obsidian Learning. When analyzing your audience and determining learning goals, don’t forget about your delivery strategy. Mobile Learning (mLearning). Blended Learning. Blended Learning.

February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

New post February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. For our first real foray into the world of Twitter chats this month, we dove head first with the topic of blended and distributed learning and their application in adult L&D.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! We make the learning experience as real to them as possible. We blend it. Blend Your “Content-Heavy” Courses.

eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. Here’s a question for the eLearning managers out there: How many members of your instructional design team got involved in the field by accident?

March 2016 #obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

New post March 2016 #obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. It seems everything you read related to learning right now mentions gamification. We wanted to hear from the eLearning community as to what gamification is, and how it’s affecting modern instructional design.

Avoiding Anarchy in Social Learning

Social Learning

A lot of commentators writing about social learning today stress the importance of keeping it free from rules or overarching control. Self-directed learning is the best. Central to these tenets of social learning is the importance of keeping things unfettered.

Spearheading an Organizational Culture of Learning

Mindflash

Creating an organizational culture of learning is imperative. But the nitty gritty of what a culture of learning should entail is likely organization-specific. Such learning organizations would be able to adapt to the unpredictable more quickly than their competitors could.” [ David A.

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Social Learning

But, there are clearly trends pointing to the disappearance (or at least the dramatic shrinkage), of the traditional corporate training team. How will training be produced and delivered in the future? A similar trend is taking place in the learning and development industry.

What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? | Social.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? Boise State Film Room We also had the privilege to witness blended learning at work.

Learning Plans: The Secret Ingredient in Creating Must-Experience Online Training

Mindflash

As a manager, you want your employees to complete a given training course. And learn the material. And apply learning on the job. And enjoy the learning process. Enter a critical, yet underused, learning strategy tool: the personalized learning plan (a.k.a.,

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Social Learning

In my opinion, giving a learner a self-study eLearning program as their only form of training or support is not much different than handing them a manual to read with some exercises. Some folks are uniquely suited to learn this way but, in my experience, most are not.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

In no realm has this been more evident than in our constant encouragement of the use of internal social media networks as a crucial benefit-multiplier for any employee training project. Rob Mueller: Great post on using games as a training device.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Cognitive Strategies: Specific methods used to solve problems, including reasoning, planning, rehearsal of newly learned information, and relating newly-learned information to existing knowledge.

The 3 C’s of Social Learning for Associations

WBT Systems

The 3 C’s of social learning for associations will help you decide what approach works best for your association members when incorporating social learning into the design of education programs. What is Social Learning? How is Social Learning relevant to Associations? .

The HR Challenge: Analyze Your Corporate Training Needs

eFront

If there is one thing that holds true for developing eLearning training materials, it’s planning, planning and planning. Think of a training course a result of relentless hard work and dedication. In short, make the planning stage the longest step in eLearning course design!

Social Learning: How to Build Conversations into Your eLearning Courses

Mindflash

One of the major problems with eLearning is that people cannot interact with each other. No matter how interactive you make an eLearning course, it is still a matter of a screen delivering content and a person consuming (reading, watching, listening, clicking, etc) that content.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

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These articles were picked based off of page views, social media shares, educational value and overall reaction from the corporate learning community. Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs . 4 Ways Serious Games Link to Learning .

Learning design talent at Sponge UK attracts top award

Sponge UK

NEWS: Kate Nicholls, Head of Learning Innovation at leading elearning company, Sponge UK has been named Learning Technologies Designer of the Year. After more than a decade working in learning design, Kate became Head of Learning Innovation at Sponge this year.