Leveraging Informal Learning Methods


It is easy to open up a web-browser and search for a topic to find out more information. What is likely happening is that people are going about learning in informal methods, which are more difficult to measure. Learning can take many forms.

The Best Learning Design Method is the One You Use


If you are new to designing eLearning courses, I believe you will find in this post four useful methods for designing effective eLearning. A search on Amazon.com will reveal many good books on the subject to help new instructional designers apply ADDIE. So Which Method Do I Pick?

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Search Cube - An Alternate Search Method

Take an e-Learning Break

search-cube is a visual search engine that presents web search results in a unique, three-dimensional cube interface. Other Search Engines: [link One of today's tips from the Smart Workers Guide to Social. Media online programme: [link]. It shows previews of up to ninety-six websites, videos and images. Check it out: [link].

Social Media: How to Search for (and Actually Find) Your Old Tweets

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Searching through old tweets (particularly when you are a frequent tweeter), however, can be a bit of a nightmare. Topsy Advanced Search. Topsy Advanced Search  is also fast and easy, but with more specific search options. This could save you a lot of time if your search query returns a lot of results.    My search was very simple, so Snapbird was all I needed. As with Topsy, you can use Google search to omit results.

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In search of pioneering learning architects

Clive on Learning

This requires them to be fully conversant with current thinking in terms of learning methods, acquainted with the latest learning media and up-to-date with developments in the science of learning. I need your help. I’m working on a book about architecture, but not in the conventional sense. I’m looking at learning architects, those who design environments for learning in the workplace.

Conversation Searches

Tony Karrer

What are Conversation Searches? I often present around my Information Radar tools and methods, particularly my use of an RSS Reader. During those presentations, I'll mention what are sometimes called "vanity searches." These searches look for any mention of your name, company, URLs across blogs and other sites. For me, these searches primarily allow me to see what people are saying in response to something that I've put out there.


Evaluating Social Learning

Dashe & Thomson

There are people looking at applying the Kirkpatrick model, there are people measuring the use of social learning tools, and there are people talking about something similar to Brinkerhoff’s Success Case Method. Search and find documents in a wiki that are similar to their problem.

Great Video – How to Train Adults

WalkMe Training Station

While searching around for new training techniques, I came across a method developed by Vistelar, called the Performance-Driven Instruction method.

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is the term used to describe the efforts that make your website visible when people use sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing to find information they are looking for. Paid ads appear at the top and right of the “organic” search results.

Is Microlearning the Future of Education?


Whatever the subject, all it takes is a quick Google search and learners are faced with a deluge of information. With traditional learning methods, learners are grouped together and expected to learn at the same pace, in a rigidly structured format.

3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Engagement


In response, organizations at the forefront of learning and development are adopting methods like microlearning and Just-in-Time training to deliver their mission critical information at the learner’s point of need.

eLearning: Finding Google Images You Can Actually Use

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Click the Advanced Image Search link to the right of the Search Images button. " This method is a more sure-fire way to be at ease that the images you find are appropriate for your commercial use and modification without stepping on any legal toes. by AJ George.

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Active and Passive Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Many of the typical methods of learning in the workplace make the learner a passive recipient of knowledge and skills. The method might be entertaining, interactive, and of their own choosing, but fundamentally these methods are passive for the learner.

Case Study: E-Learning Even Makes Med School Easier

iSpring Solutions

We searched for a modern interactive method for our students that would help to increase the time spent with anatomy learning outside of the dissection room. Shared.

What is Just-in Time Training (and the Best Practices to Adopt it for your Business)


With just in time learning , this employee can just go online using their mobile device and search the company database for the appropriate information or the corresponding short course. Responsive technology is the key to successfully employing just in time training methods.

What is crowd-accelerated learning?

Origin Learning

Technology advancements, latest gadgets, and emerging concepts in the world of business are making organizations look at newer methods of skills training and imparting impactful development lessons. The script of learning is changing rapidly.

Abstracts of Three Meta-Analysis Studies of Serious Games

Kapp Notes

Like any good instructional method, they have to be used intelligently and in conjunction with other instructional elements to be effective for learning. terms of learning and more motivating than conventional instruction methods (learning: k = 77, N.

Sugata Mitra,"The Future of Learning" #ATD2015 Keynote

Learning Visions

The children had discovered a search engine -- their homework was perfect. HIs pedagogical method ;) The children figured it out. The learner had developed the pedagogical method. The method of the grandmother. It's a method very different from the parent or the teacher.

5 Features That Define the Next Generation Social LMS

Origin Learning

Hence, the future of social learning at the workplace lies in continuous social communication and collaboration via personal and technology-enabled methods. Social learning has been in existence for ages now. Inherently, man’s basic desire is to observe, learn, and share.

eLearning: More on Copyright

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I also received a couple of questions on whether or not using Google image search results was okay. Most images that come back in a Google search have some sort of copyright restriction on them. Do not make the mistake so many people make by blindly taking images from a Google image search and using them as your own. That being said, there ARE images returned in a Google Image search that you can use. Click the Advanced Image Search link to the right. 

How Data Analytics Helps Boosting Your E-Learning Experience


Mapping learners’ interactions with social knowledge go through the phases of Search, Study, Rating, Recommendation and Contribution. Search can be made more targeted to the learners’ curriculum. Whitepaper on Analytics in Learning.

Developing Your Organization’s Soft Skills


In a recent OpenSesame webinar, Claude Werder, VP and Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, discussed how the effectiveness of soft skill training is changing as new technologies, content types and delivery methods develop. Werner reports that organizations that use a combination of learning methods are having a better response with learners, such as just classroom learning.

4 Ways Of Mobile Learning Evaluation: Are You Making The Desired Effect?


Although there are some tried and tested methods for evaluation of technology-aided learning, there are no such existing comprehensive frameworks for evaluation of mobile learning endeavours.

Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Bottom-Line Performance

In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. Microlearning is a valuable reinforcement method. Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey.

6 Tips for Identifying Potential High-Performance Employees

ej4 eLearning

The best way to get around this issue when searching for high-potential employees is to use time-tested objective methods. Starting with more personal, subjective methods is fine, but you will want eventually to move toward more measurable methods, such as assessment and tracking. All organizations want to identify, develop, and deploy their high-performance employees.

Training Reinforcement: An Insurance Policy for Your Training

Knowledge Guru

There are many different tools and reinforcement methods available to help you, depending on the learning need. Are they able to easily search for what they need? A sound training needs analysis will help you identify the delivery method that is most useful to your learners.

Social Learning ROI


While the presentation is somewhat slanted so as to highlight their own offering, the data in the graphic itself does provide some talking points supporting the use of social learning programs over the traditional training methods.

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Is Microlearning the Future of Education?


Whatever the subject, all it takes is a quick Google search and learners are faced with a deluge of information. With traditional learning methods, learners are grouped together and expected to learn at the same pace, in a rigidly structured format.

Six Proven Steps for Successful LMS Implementation (Part 3 of 6)


Many LMS systems support a variety of SSO methods. Integration of an LMS may involve both the methods too. Enterprise search platform. Users can have a better search experience that tools like Google, Bing, or Yahoo provide to them.

The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

If you’re looking to create new courses or new methods to deliver training, it can feel over complicated. It stores them all for you, so you can search for the piece or quote you’re looking for with ease.

Can an LMS Increase Mindfulness in the Workplace?


Different methods have proven helpful at decreasing workplace anxiety. One of those methods is mindfulness. An Internet search on mindfulness will reveal hundreds of other sources claiming mindfulness is the key to stress reduction.

Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning


Also, do not be afraid to give your employees some supervised free-reign; let them try new ways to approach reoccurring problems with alternative methods and comprehension.

How to Train and Develop Millennials


” Millennials are rarely stumped in their work environments because they understand that the answer is merely a search away, they also know how to find the answer if it is buried deeply in a minefield of clutter. How to Train and Develop Millennials.

Light Up Your eLearning with Lightboxes in Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

As the days grow shorter, we start searching for ways to add more light to our days. As our eLearning development progresses, we start searching for ways to add excitement and innovation to our courses.

8 Tips When Creating Online Courses


A simple Google search will yield all kinds of advice and strategies, but these can over-complicate the process. TIP #3: Choose a Proper Delivery Method – Will the message be best delivered via video, or in text?

UnGoogleable questions again

Learning with e's

Google (and other search engines) are used every day by academics and students alike to find content, and more often than not, to answer questions. No-one has arrived at the answer without a great deal of thinking, searching and analysis.