eLearning Lessons from the 80s

eLearning Brothers

This blast from the past has reminded me of all the lessons we learned from that crazy decade. What lessons did you learn from the 1980s? The post eLearning Lessons from the 80s appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Reasons to be teaching

Learning with e's

How you learn often reflects how you teach. How you behave while in view of the children teaches them something else. I wish you a very successful new year of learning and teaching. Teaching and Teacher Education 23, 586-601. education pedagogy role model schools teachin

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Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach


Although presented in small bites to satisfy today’s learners, effective mini-lessons follow good teaching practice. The key feature of each mini-lesson is that it is quick and specific. And of course, do let me know your thoughts on my mini lesson sample.

Mother Knows Best: 3 eLearning Lessons Your Mother Taught You

eLearning Brothers

Give your learners plenty of opportunities to apply each lesson and practice what they’ve learned. What did your mother (or mother figure) teach you as a kid that guides your eLearning expertise today?

Teaching artistry

Learning with e's

I taught my first art lesson today. Passing colleagues were a little surprised to see me teaching in the art room, completely out of context. Normally I'm found teaching a session on educational theory or psychology, or information and communication technologies.

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6 Lessons Pixar Can Teach Us About Company Learning


Admit it, you have cried during basically every Pixar movie. When Andy gave up Woody in Toy Story 3. When Carl and Ellie share their last words in Up. When Wall-e longingly watches clips of old romantic musicals. When Sully says goodbye to Boo. We’ll stop there. We actually want you to read the rest of this article

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Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    I recently received an email from a new Captivate developer who had delivered an eLearning lesson to a client via email attachment. When publishing a Captivate project file, the format you select will depend upon on how the learner will access the lesson.

Year One: 3 Lessons Learned For Creating Engaging eLearning

Social Learning

Teaching someone how to do something in person is one thing, but online learning is an entirely different animal. I’ve been doing instructional design work for a little over a year, immersed happily in the world of drag-and-drops and click-and-reveals.

What does travel teach us about learning?

Spark Your Interest

Lesson: It’s very easy to be seduced into the convenience of technology, but there are times that we need to engage the brains and not just follow the instructions.

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Top Tools for Online Teaching


Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. Teaching Tools & Technologies. Resources for Teaching Online. Teaching With Technology eLearning Wikispaces. eLearning Tools education teaching

What Flappy Bird Can Teach Us About Creating Engaging eLearning

Social Learning

Considering the rise of gamification in learning, it seems relevant to analyze the phenomenon that was Flappy Bird and see what lessons we can learn from it that can be applied to creating engaging eLearning.

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5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content


Netflix can teach learning professionals a number of important lessons on how to capture their learner’s attention. 5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content: 1. Lesson for Learning Professionals: Don’t tell your learners when and where to learn.

Lesson from Edutech Australia? Planned Failure.

Learning Rebels

For some reason, as a learning industry, we have forgotten the joy of teaching and guiding each other. The post Lesson from Edutech Australia? Okay, I’m late. I was at Edutech last week, in glorious Brisbane Australia. Sunset on the Brisbane River.

Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.” Students who played the Crystal Island game learned less and rated the lesson more difficult than students who viewed a slide presentation without any game narrative or hands on activities. If Clark is going to make the claim that “games don’t teach,” she needs to address all the research that contradicts her point.

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TechSmith Acquires Knowmia Teach

Visual Lounge

Knowmia, Knowmia Teach and Knowmia Teach Pro represent a completely new way to create and assemble interactive video content on both mobile and web-based platforms. Knowmia Teach makes it easy to import your own visual aids, organize them in easy steps and record your voice, or your face, to bring them to life. YouTube, Vimeo, Prezi, etc.) – and assemble them along with interactive assessments (in-video quizzes, tests) into a final video lesson or training.

5 Tech Tools to Invigorate Every Lesson

DigitalChalk eLearning

However, it should never replace a lesson. Unfortunately, not every tech tool is as valuable as the next; some are better at invigorating a lesson than others. For example, start a lesson about the life cycle of plants with this time-lapse video of plants growing out of the ground.

Going off road

Learning with e's

Nor have I been happy simply 'towing the line' where important things like teaching and learning are concerned. I suppose that's also why I've always been uncomfortable with lesson plans. This kind of free-wheeling approach to teaching isn't for everyone, of course.

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ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

The idea…to allow participants to experience games and to derive lessons from the development of other games. During the workshop, we had attendees create a learning game to teach sales concepts. Lesson Learned. Lessons Learned.


5 Teaching Techniques That Increase The Worth Of Virtual Classrooms


The exposure to newer learning technologies has led to a gaping gap between the levels of teaching or instruction that a learner expects and what the instructor is able to impart. Traditional course of teaching in a classroom requires a board, for the teacher to demonstrate.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. If you are going to teach a course online or run an online learning event or an online conference, then there’s even more to being successful at that. So, what I thought I would do is go back and see what resources I could find some good resources that would help me and could be used by instructors be better prepared to teach online.

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Can we teach digital literacies?

Learning with e's

There is a disconnect between teaching and learning. We are at the mercy of the curriculum of our time, and also the whims of the teaching staff who were in charge of our education. Photo by Gennadiy Ratushenko Can we teach digital literacies?

Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

Cain points out that today’s preferred style of teaching reflects the business community, where people’s respect for others is based on their verbal abilities, not their originality of insight. Instead of distinguishing between online and in-person interaction, we used the lessons of one to inform our thinking about the other. “. The post Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning appeared first on DynaMind eLearning.

Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Game Design

ATD Learning Technologies

I’ve been designing learning games for a long while, and I teach others how to do learning game design as well. Over the years, I’ve gleaned several truths that novice learning game designers frequently ignore or underestimate. You Need to Play Games to Make Good Games.

Five Lessons Learned from Prototyping

E-learning Uncovered

If you’re like us, you learn lessons about both the client and about your process during prototyping. Here are a few of the lessons we’ve learned over the years. The post Five Lessons Learned from Prototyping appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

Lessons Learnt While Developing An e-Course On ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: A Design Perspective’


Teaching By Example: Another strategy that we adopted to drive the case for green initiatives within the corporate structure was to cite case studies and real-life examples.

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned. This lesson is a critical one. In my session: I will give Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Game Design on Wednesday, January 22nd from 1:15 – 2:15 pm.

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Three Tips for Teaching Successful Software Training Classes

E-learning Uncovered

As Artisan’s resident E-Learning Authoring Tools Trainer, the primary focus of my job has been to teach other e-learning professionals how to use programs like Articulate Storyline and Studio either in person or online. But that only teaches the mechanics.

Those Who Manage, Teach

CLO Magazine

Bosses who teach skills and habits to employees drive higher individual productivity and elevate team performance. There’s an old saying that those who can, do and those who can’t, teach. Instead, the researchers say it’s the ability of the boss to teach a worker. Those lessons are also captured on video and produced and distributed by King’s team to the organization at large.

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Continuous Learning is King — 5 Valuable Lessons in Training Practices

WalkMe Training Station

Teach me and I remember. The post Continuous Learning is King — 5 Valuable Lessons in Training Practices appeared first on Training Station. Tell me and I forget. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin.

Is Your Lesson Like the Sinking Titanic? - Tip #131

Vignettes Learning

Credit: Tes Teach/Aidan.Sanders Last Click here for the enlarged view. Are we still capable of human wisdom? But of course!” Most of us will probably give such an emphatic answer.

3 Lessons from the NBA Finals to Apply to Your Employee Training Program

WalkMe Training Station

There are several lessons we can learn from the series that we should apply to our approach to employee training. When you’re tasked with not only leading employees but teaching them as well, one of the best ways to do this is by example.

Pokémon Go – Lessons for the M-learning Designer

CommLab India

As an online learning professional, I believe m-learning designers can learn 3 valuable lessons from the creators of this highly successful game. Lesson 1: Keep the functionality and UI simple. You don’t need anyone to teach you how to play Pokémon Go, do you?

What Can These Game of Thrones Leaders Teach You About Training Management?

WalkMe Training Station

But did you know that this hit TV show contains many lessons about team management? How to Increase Employee Productivity – Lessons from Daenerys Targaryen. Why Strategic Knowledge Delivery Makes All the Difference – Lessons from Jon Snow.

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Teaching Expert Learners

Kapp Notes

Here are some tips for teaching expert learners. So the question becomes, what is the best method for teaching experts in a certain domain of knowledge? Finally, when teaching executives or highly experiences managers, treat the subject as a “scale up” and not a new topic. For example, if you tell a mid-level executive you are going to teach them about leadership, their reaction is “hey I already know about leadership, that’s why I am a where I am in this organization.”

What Copywriting Can Teach Us About Writing for an Audience

Association eLearning

This technique can be used when creating lessons and courses as well. Just make sure your stories are relevant and support the lesson, and include elements of all good stories.

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Precision Could Kill your eLearning Lessons

Vignettes Learning

Surprisingly, even people from science think that the best way to teach science is by not sounding scientific. student at MIT, and I absolutely understand the importance of detailed, specific scientific communication between experts, but not when we're trying to teach 13-year-olds.

What Santa Can Teach Us About E-learning Development [Infographic]

CommLab India

As we come to the end of 2016 and look forward to 2017, we share with you a few lessons we can learn from Santa Claus about e-learning course development.