4 types of navigation flows for micro-learning courses

QuoDeck

Micro-learning online courses have been easily accepted by today’s millennial workforce. There are no large chunks of content to process, and it facilitates learning rather than imposing it on the learner. This is the traditional flow of learning management systems. Modules are generally released over a period with regular intervals, and a break in the sequence would make the learning difficult to understand.

What Makes Blended and Online Learning So Successful for Your Sales Professionals?

Clarity Consultants

Instead, blended and online learning is often a better choice. If you’re wondering what makes blended and online learning so successful for your sales professionals, here’s what you need to know. The Benefits of Blended and Online Learning for Sales Professionals.

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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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. Thankfully I stumbled on this article by Phil Nickinson and learned that instead of starting at the map and uploading your photo sphere, you start at the photo sphere in your phone’s image gallery and share it to Maps. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

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. This campaign that we launched on 15th November 2013 was the culmination of our die-hard commitment to promote ‘good learning’. How would people learn in future? The future of e-Learning is wide open!

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Previously, as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan was responsible for the overarching learning, collaboration & leadership development strategy for the company. In 2012 he appeared on the front cover of T+D Magazine and Chief Learning Officer Magazine.

Managers Eat Learning for Lunch

PDG

If Culture eats Strategy for breakfast, then Managers eat Learning for lunch. Learning is something we do for ourselves, not something that is done to us. We can provide people with venues for learning, but we can’t make them learn (see Horse vs. Water, 1897). As learning professionals, we’re lucky to have a learner’s attention for a few hours a year. Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.”

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.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “

Should You Embrace Macro Learning in Your Online Classroom?

LearnDash

We’ve written a lot about micro learning and related ideas, but we haven’t talked much about the opposite: macro learning, and the big-picture thinking it entails. Macro learning can encompass a learning theory. e-learning instructional design

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. 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.

Role of Stories in Learning - A Map

Vignettes Learning

He covered the promise (or not) of AI, learning, stories, and the implications for education." Known the world over as the leading visionary in virtual learning environments, artificial intelligence, learning theory and cognitive science, he is the CEO of Socratic Arts, a company that specializes in the design, and implementation of story-centered and learning-by-doing curricula both in the academic and corporate worlds. Diagnostic is key to learning.

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Empathy: Helping Learners to Feel Others - Tip #113

Vignettes Learning

My reflections on Evan’s video brought back to me three reflections: the loss of empathy in learning, deeper learning needs empathy, and empathy starts with the way we frame our world. Loss of Empathy in Learning It was Sherry Turkle in her book “Alone, Together” that warned us that a growing number of people, though connected with Internet tools, are apart from each other and that many would replace empathy and warm relations with humans to computers and robots.

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Provoking Learners with Story Questions

Vignettes Learning

How do we design them to provoke, instigate and encourage learners to think and reflect and apply learning ideas? Shifting Gears Story questions help learners "shift gears" in their minds during learning and un-learning. Memory Gears and Shifts Learning and memory go hand in hand. While the methods of learning are diverse, all information and stimulus we learn are stockpiled into our memory. This is how we learn.

5 Key Trends in the Future of eLearning

SmartUp

Elearning, also known as electronic learning, is the method of delivering learning through digital resources. . In the early 2000s, the development of technology made the concept of elearning more advanced, that’s when Learning Management Systems (LMS) came in place.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. Participants learn as much from one another as from the content.

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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.

Where is game-based learning headed? An Interview With Sharon Boller

Knowledge Guru

I interviewed Bottom-Line Performance President and industry thought leader, Sharon Boller to learn more about current game-based learning trends and where this learning strategy is headed in 2017. Sharon has been writing and speaking about game-based learning since at least 2008. She hits the road this fall with Karl Kapp to deliver a series of workshops on learning game design , and rumor has it a book is on the way in 2017.

Contemporary Employee Training Glossary

WalkMe Training Station

Research into effective adult learning has given rise to new tools and techniques. Adaptive learning. Adaptive learning uses technology to deliver a personalized learning experience. Adaptive learning is considered by many to be the future of employee training. Adaptive learning is designed to build employee competency, and can also improve employee retention and engagement. Adult learning theory. Blended learning. Formal learning.

Top training magazines for industry news

Arlo Training & Events Software

Three days of presentations from industry experts on eLearning trends and technologies, and more than 6,000 attendees, it’s definitely the event of the year for learning and development professionals. An initiative from their merger into Learning Technologies Group. eLearning Learning.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. It is a very exciting time for online course developers as upgrades, new devices, new software, apps, and WiFi hotspots can now break course design out the legacy learning management system box. Regardless, it provides endless opportunities for creative ways to reinforce learning outcomes, objectives and improve return on investments.

The 2017 ATD ICE Backchannel #ATD2017

David Kelly

7 Can’t Miss Sessions for Driving Business Forward with Learning Data at ATD by Margaret Roth. Myths about micro learning via So We Grow. Corporate Learning: Why Staying Still is the Same as Falling Behind slides via Learnosity. Let’s Learn About Learning by Laurie Burruss. Lessons Learned From a Former Biotech Training Manager by Holly Hilton. GE Crotonville – The Future of Leadership and Learning.

Deep Dive: What is Experiential Learning?

Appsembler

Hands-on learning is much more effective than boring your learners with a PowerPoint presentation, where they only remember an average of 4 slides from a 20-slide deck. Learning by doing –– which has proven time and time again to be the most effective form of learning –- is the foundation of what is known as experiential learning. Experiential learning differs from traditional forms of learning like Instructor Led Training or ILT.

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Flipped learning for talent development: Lessons from the college classroom

CLO Magazine

I have used teaching innovations that I discovered in my 20-plus years as a college instructor that have helped make me stronger as a learning and development professional. I’ve learned that college students and professionals have a common learning goal: managing wicked problems.

10 tips on how to create great online sales trainings

Melon Learning

Learning has been part of the way sales organizations have managed to reduce costs and increase the effectiveness of training. However, this hasn’t changed the basic concepts behind learning, so make sure you have a strong foundation when you build trainings. David Kolb’s experiential learning theory is a must as it touches on the Experiential Learning Cycle. Abstract conceptualisation = learning from the experience. 3 Use micro-learning.

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Use Case: Front Desk Training

Learnbrite

Learning Curve lists experiencing the situation as one of the four main points in their look at front desk training suggesting that “ It appears that putting the front desk staff in the guest’s shoes… was a great indicator that they had absorbed the valuable information that was found. ”. This gives the scene a strong personality to help bring the learning objectives to life! (2) To learn how to use 3D models in your scenes, check out our guides. Micro-Learning Module.

Reflections on strategies of inclusive and engaging learning courses

Adobe Captivate

Disruptive education – new ways of teaching and learning. Today, we have reached a point where the understanding of teaching and learning has structurally shifted from a rather traditional concept of education towards a collaborative teaching and learning environment to the benefit of students and teachers. Learning and teaching is a social endeavour and requires mutual understanding of and empathy for the people involved. Universal Design for Learning.

Training a Specific Population – An Interview with Kelly Prince

WalkMe Training Station

She responded with thoughtful and incredibly detailed answers referring to her experience with the training world and even how Relias Learning can help with these challenges. Kelly Prince is a Senior Instructional Designer with Relias Learning. She has worked in the educational field for over 20 years – including 13 years with Home Depot as well as working as a consultant for Xerox Learning and Management Concepts. We need to realize our employees are always learning.

4 reasons why ‘experience’ is the focus in learning now

Learning Pool

There’s been a shift in learning technology over the last two decades – from systems that help companies run their training more efficiently, to technology that puts the emphasis on the individual learner. But there’s another ‘e’-word you’ll find pretty impossible to avoid now if you’re the sort of person who attends learning industry events and reads learning blogs. Learning designers are now learning experience designers. . Learning Theory.

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. 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.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

With a laptop (and a frosty drink in hand), it’s easy to put in a quick burst of learning. Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PST: The Business Case for Learning: Using Design Thinking to Deliver Business Results Expenditures for learning and talent development have grown significantly in the past two decades. Few leaders would argue that learning is critical for organizational growth. Eight steps that incorporate design thinking in the learning cycle.

When It Comes to Technology, All That Glitters Is Not Gold

CLO Magazine

These are heady days for learning leaders. Executives rely on them to rapidly build employee’s skills, and vendors offer an array of dazzling new learning technologies that promise to make employees better, faster and more engaged at work. Technology is an enabler not a solution,” said Dani Johnson, vice president of learning and development research for Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting, the human resources advisory and research firm.

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From enlightenment to romanticism

Clive on Learning

Patrick Dunn, in his posting The Science of Yearning (for answers) , continues and expands the debate about the value of cognitive neuroscience to the work of the learning and development profession, as kicked off in my posting The Science of Learning , which reports on a seminar I attended that was facilitated by Dr Itiel Dror. Now I think it's unfair to characterise Itiel's work as harking back to the days when learning was thought of as pouring knowledge into an empty vessel.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Mousify Your Organization’s Performance: Five Keys to Disney-Inspired Success Examine the five Walt Disney–inspired strategies for peak organizational performance—Purpose, Priorities, People, Platform, Process—and learn how Walt Disney applied each of them to his theme park business. Learn the method and you can make your own magic. Learning and development professionals use Xyleme to manage the entire content lifecycle in one place.

February 2014: Creation Spaces

Jay Cross

My colleague Charles Jennings says that to support learning effectively and engender behaviour change, we need to create environments where emotional responses , rich experiences and social learning are at the forefront. In a series of articles, Jane Hart describes learning flows. A Learning Flow is a continuous steady stream of social micro-learning activities – accessible from the web and mobile devices. Theories Related to Connectivism.