Combining Learning Theory With Gamification Training For Outstanding eLearning ROI Results

Dan Keckan

Believe it or not, it is possible to create a learning game that players find entertaining. Gamification eLearning eBooks eLearning ROI Employee Training Gamification Benefits Gamification Tips Training Evaluation

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Adult learning theories for instructional designers: Andragogy

Matrix

Lately, I’ve seen a lot of the focus moving towards technology rather than learning itself. While trainers have to preferably keep up with the latest developments and trends, there is a lot to be saiz about adult learning and how it applies to successful L&D interventions.

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Surf’s Up: Riding the Waves of eLearning Trends

Association eLearning

What about making sure learning objectives were met? mLearning is mobile learning , which gives your learner the ability to take their training on the go. Microlearning is targeted learning in small bursts rather than a lengthy course on a topic. For example, suppose I want to learn how to enter basic formulas in Excel. Learning Paths. Giving learners a personalized path to training, development, advancing one’s career is what learning paths is all about.

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Social Learning Theory: What Is It & Its Importance in Workplace Training

Instancy

Social learning became the go-to workplace training approach during COVID-induced lockdowns. Read on to understand why you must adopt social learning as the way going forward in an age where managing remote teams is the new norm. Social Learning theory is no novelty.

ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?

Coorpacademy

For many years, calculating ROI (return on investment) of continuous training has been difficult, especially with the pressure of Direction Committees and stakeholders, with expenses sometimes hard to justify with actual and tangible results. ‘The main issue for Human Resources is the calculation of its return on investment.’ How do we calculate the ROI of continuous training? But there is a summary at the end of the page, for people in a rush Which ROI?

How to Have Success with Off-the-Shelf Content

Association eLearning

Or, perhaps a video learning course while great on the surface, simply doesn’t mesh with your organization’s culture. Another method might be to add a blend of off-the-shelf content and custom into a learning path. Learning paths are trending in eLearning because it provides personalization and demonstrable value for your organization’s learners. You already know that off-the-shelf content can save your organization time and money.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. will increasingly have a role in all facets of modern business, and particularly modern business learning.

Why You Absolutely Need Gamification in E-Learning

Docebo

The same school of thought can be applied to your learning strategy. Benefits of Gamification in E-Learning. E-Learning Gamification Tools. Not only does gamification in the workplace improve engagement, but it also supports learning retention as well.

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.

The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. Gamification, Game-Based Learning, and Simulations. Game-Based Learning. From that same blog, game-based learning “takes place during play. If you don’t play you won’t learn, and if you don’t learn you can’t advance in the game.”.

Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

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eLearning Learning Hot List. Top 100 Learning Game Resources - Upside Learning Blog , June 24, 2009. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Where Organizations Go Wrong With e-Learning - MinuteBio , June 20, 2009. It’s not enough to be a professional, you also have to act like one - Clive on Learning , June 25, 2009. Learning Visions , June 26, 2009. Clive on Learning , June 22, 2009. Learning Theory (7).

Do Your Learners Speak Your Language?

Association eLearning

You and your SMEs might know what ROI stands for or what “drilling down” is, but learners aren’t necessarily going to know. After all, it’s hard to learn anything when you have no idea what’s being said. If you’d like to read more about training, learning, and instructional design check out the rest of this author’s blogs. “Now that you’re in the beginning phase, you need to untap.”.

Top 4 Proven Instructional Design Strategies to Enhance eLearning for Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

eLearning when designed correctly with sound instructional design strategy has the potential to bring organizational excellence with a positive eLearning ROI. ” An instructional strategy is an action plan or a method to help people learn. It defines the approach to achieve learning objectives using various learning devices, techniques, resources, and various learning theories. Story-Based Learning – Keep Them Intrigued.

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. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. 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.

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. “ Wilkinson proposed building out the entire GLG office to accommodate “activity-based working”–the theory that employees no longer need personal workstations so much as they need many different settings in which to meet, collaborate, or focus, depending on which tasks they’re working on. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run.

Gamification

Obsidian Learning

In a nutshell, it’s incorporating gaming into learning. You should be able to connect your game elements to your desired learning outcomes. Elearning gamification is about learning – yes, but stakeholders will want to know how it will increase ROI. When designing, you want your learning to get a sense of risk versus reward. Gamification is a perfect example of serendipitous learning. The post Gamification appeared first on Obsidian Learning.

Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation

Learnnovators

Level 1 Evaluation – Reactions: Level one serves to be the gauge – it evaluates how participants/trainees react to the training program or learning experience. Secondly it builds the base for level two, as the participants’ reactions serve as a pointer as to whether learning is possible. Even though a positive reaction does not in effect guarantee learning, a negative reaction to the training program reduces its chances significantly.

KIRKPATRICK’S FOUR LEVELS OF EVALUATION

Learnnovators

Level 1 Evaluation – Reactions: Level one serves to be the gauge – it evaluates how participants/trainees react to the training program or learning experience. Secondly it builds the base for level two, as the participants’ reactions serve as a pointer as to whether learning is possible. Even though a positive reaction does not in effect guarantee learning, a negative reaction to the training program reduces its chances significantly.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 2)

Learnnovators

CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. He has written six books including the best-selling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Learning and instructional techniques that integrate e-learning (such as podcasts and online discussion) mobile learning (such as just-in-time training and performance support) and instructor-led training (such as lectures and tutorials). Condition: Component of a learning objective that describes the specific situation in which the performance occurs.

How we think about learning influences our e-learning practice

Connect Thinking

My EdD Supervisor is Emeitus Paul Hager , an educational philosopher who keeps it ‘real’ for me when it comes to the inter-relationship between learning and technology. I recently read a number of Paul’s papers about learning in the workplace. Paul and colleagues have described the evolution of learning theories in the context of workplace learning, and I have summarised their points (probably rather clumsily) in the table you see below.

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What is social learning (and how to adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e- learning experiences to their customers, partners, and employees. What is social learning?

The 8 Best Employee Training Podcasts For Learning And Development Professionals

Roundtable Learning

At Roundtable Learning, we know that L&D podcasts have the potential to inspire new ideas and teach training professionals relevant information. This article will explore 8 of Roundtable Learning’s top employee training podcasts for L&D professionals. . Immersive Learning.

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

“How do I make my team work better by letting them learn the skills they need?”. This is the primary question that L&D managers seek to address when embarking upon workplace learning programs in their organization. Time and again we have stressed, why organizations that have a strong culture of learning are more likely to achieve their organizational goals and remain profitable. Understanding Social Learning Theory. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Learning Socially.

The HR Challenge: Analyze Your Corporate Training Needs

eFront

Think of all the trainings left untouched or uncompleted in your learning management system. How will their learning affect the KPIs? Omitting the individual learning needs of your employees during the planning phase will cost you in the long-run. Is the content organization violating the cognitive overload theory (providing too much information in one screen). Remember, your aim is to boost employee performance and organization-wide ROI (return on investment).

Who are Instructional Designers? The existential dilemma.

ID Reflections

Role: Instructional Designer: Exp: 5-9 yrs Qualification: Any Graduate Job Profile: 1.The candidate should understand instructional design theories and models and should effectively apply them to develop eLearning content. 2.You should analyze client requirements, assess learner profiles, and design teaching/learning models that are tailor made for the target audience. 5.Professionals from the E-Learning industry are preferred. Being a learning professional in a Web 2.0

What’s the CEO want to see

Clark Quinn

” Yes, particularly at the beginning when you’re establishing credibility, you may be asked for ROI. That’s the learning that occurs outside the course! Research, innovation, design, trouble-shooting, all these start with a question and ultimately an answer will be learned. Don’t expect that person to know about learning theory, best approaches, nor L&D benchmarks. This issue came up recently, and it’s worth a think.

Social Learning Facts You Should Know

LearnDash

The concept of social learning can be somewhat unclear. Isn’t all learning “social” in some respect? If we overthink the semantics then I agree that social learning can seem somewhat redundant. To put this more simply: social learning happens as we observe (or are told) about new ideas. In other words, you don’t need to physically act-out these new ideas to learn or implement them. As people share ideas we learn. social learning

Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?

Trivantis

But how significant really is my “learning style” (visual vs. auditory vs. kinesthetic) in the learning and development community? Many studies from the last few years suggest that learning styles are a myth, a fad, a waste of time, etc. I did some more research to read (visual learner here) about both sides of this learning theory in the education and eLearning communities. The post Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?

Why Project-Based Learning could be the right format for your team

Matrix

However, even when the learning infrastructure allows for immersive experiences, they are not quite the same as reality. The bottom line is, one of the most effective ways to learn something is by doing it. There are many advantages to this approach to learning.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Learning is all about the interactions we have across all facets of our lives: we talk to people, we listen to what they’re saying, and then aim to apply or consider the insights that person is bestowing upon us (and vice-versa).

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years. According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1).

6 Key Adult Learning Principles & Leveraging Them In eLearning

Academy of Mine

Adult learning principles enable you to create courses that live up to your target audience’s expectations and, at the same time, take your eLearning business to newer heights. For every dollar spent on eLearning, the average ROI for companies is $30.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? by Andrea on February 23, 2011 in social learning The other night I attended a lecture at the University of Minnesota Medical School. But what does that have to do with social learning? I think it has a lot to do with the exponential increase in opportunities for social learning in the last few decades.

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The Strivr Immersive Learning Platform: Scaling the most impactful learning for enterprises

STRIVR

The answer is through an Immersive Learning platform. This is the holy grail for L&D teams that deploy VR training, and it’s only possible with Strivr’s Immersive Learning platform. Strivr’s Immersive Learning platform is an all-in-one software to deliver enterprise VR training.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network by Jolene on April 28, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , Video , social learning According to the 1996 report from the U.S. While I haven’t seen more recent data, my experience is that the informal learning trend holds true today.

The intersectionality of impression management and organizational learner presence

CLO Magazine

This article presents organizational learner presence theory as an amalgamation of andragogy, social presence theory, organizational citizenship behavior and impression management. This includes corporate trainers’ salaries and learning management systems.

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