Giving Back to Your Personal Learning Network

InSync Training

Last week, we discussed ways to manage your Personal Learning Network (PLN) without becoming overwhelmed. Once you have constructed your personal learning path , and identified the experts, resources, and websites that support your goals, now it’s time to create a plan that maximizes your learning while minimizing distractions. Almost 20 years ago, I started InSync’s first learning community.

The Personal Versus Personalized Learning Debate

Origin Learning

Personal Learning and Personalized Learning are two terms, which are being used interchangeably for some time now? Do both terms refer to the same type of learning? In this blog post, we look at them and see which strategy influences learning at the modern workplace. What is Personal Learning? The learning is a means to an end, rather than the end in itself. What is Personalized Learning? Personal Learning.

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The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. that a person uses at the individual level to build on his knowledge base. By and large, this constitutes John’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE). The coming of technology has naturally exposed us to more entertainment, and at the same time, to more learning. Much of our learning is informal and happens online.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

One major change that MOOCs have greatly contributed to is the gaining recognition of learning as a primarily social activity, where the networks created are just as important (if not more important) as the content learned. The traditional practice of an instructor standing in front of a class of daydreaming students has been tossed out the window in favor of a new picture of an instructor as a facilitator who assists students to teach and learn from others and themselves.

Adaptive Learning vs Personalized Learning: A Guide to Both

eLearningMind

Adaptive learning is like a navigation app for cars—it gets you to your destination in the most efficient way. Adaptive learning adjusts your (learning) route based on where you’re at in your learning journey. What Is Adaptive Learning? Mastery learning.

Personalized Learning Strategies: The Philosophy, Execution, and Pitfalls to avoid

eFront

There’s no doubt that personalized experiences, from web browsing to in-store shopping, and even dining out, make for better outcomes. In the realm of education, personalized learning strategies have been in vogue at a number of district and public charter schools for many years now, and there’s ample research to validate that those strategies really do work. What is personalized learning? It empowers anywhere-anytime learning. Incentivize learning.

10 Online Training Websites

Ed App

There are many online training websites that offer both free and paid online training courses to help you reinforce key concepts and develop skills among your learners. Aside from being readily accessible, these websites allow your employees to have a more convenient learning experience.

Personalized Learning – Quick Start Guide

eLearningArt

Personalized learning is the #9 eLearning trend for 2018. But what exactly makes learning personalized? Is it a “Netflix for learning” approach where a system recommends training based on consumption? Personalized learning expert JD Dillon thinks you can actually get started in a better (and easier) way…. A way to start a conversation in your organization about personalized learning…. Learn the basics of Personalized Learning.

Why Is Personalized Learning Key to Language Learning?

Learnlight

This makes it extra important for the content and activities in corporate language courses to be personalized learning which is tailored to the individual. For this, we need to understand not only each individual learner’s training goals, but also their unique learning style. For a training course to really succeed, both learners and trainers need to take learning style into account. How technology and new learning preferences are shaping modern-day learning.

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. It can also be used to identify where to increase learning support and resources.

Learning Objectives Drive Personalized Learning

easygenerator

Learning objectives play a crucial role in learning - supporting the learner by ensuring an understanding of learning expectations and outcomes. Easygenerator (authoring environment) and aNewSpring (learning platform) have together created a higher level in the personalization of adaptive eLearning by connecting the learning objectives from both of their systems. We each offer products that have learning objectives at the heart of their solutions.

My Personal Learning Environment

Sticky Learning

Today's post flows nicely from yesterday's post on one type of Personal Learning Environment, Alltop, a site where you are able to aggregate your blog interests in one area. The difference today however is that I'm writing about my very OWN personal learning environment, a personal website, michaeleury.com , that I have published only in the last few days! OK, what is a personal learning environment? Tags: Design Learning 2.0

Personalized Learning Just Got Easier With Content Curation

Docebo

Docebo now gives learners the ability to curate what learning content they see. The same can be said of learning platform dashboards. To help simplify and streamline learning activities, Docebo’s 7.6 product release introduced the Hide/Unhide function, which gives learners the ability to hide learning assets that have been completed (or those that aren’t relevant to their careers or interests) so that their dashboard displays only content most likely to be consumed.

3 Resources to Build Your Personal Learning Network

TechSmith Camtasia

Personal Learning Networks are becoming a popular way to learn from other educators. But how do you get started in creating a personal learning network, or PLN? The Education team here at TechSmith has been building up our own education resources on our Digital Learning Toolkit account on Pinterest. 3) Blogs, websites & podcasts: Many educators have created blogs to share their thoughts and experiences. Education Blogs and Websites.

Personal Learning Network 3

eLearning Blender

An assignment for my "Tech for Teaching" class at SDSU requires us to follow Ed Tech related blogs on our reader than write up a summary of what we learned from reading these posts and how these lessons apply to our professional goals. This is the third of 3 Personal Learning Network reports on some lessons I have learned lately through blogs I follow in Google Reader. Related Posts: Personal Learning Network 1 Personal Learning Network 2.

Avoid Social Learning Overload: 9 Techniques for Managing Your PLN

InSync Training

This doesn't just happen: becoming a successful modern learner means taking an active role in creating, curating, and maintaining your Personal Learning Network (PLN). Last week, I discussed how to design your personal learning path , using foundational instructional design techniques. Part of that approach is to identify the experts, websites, social media channels, and other resources that will comprise your Personal Learning Network, or PLN.

Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs

LifterLMS

Learn about how Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator helps you integrate your WordPress LMS with the most important apps for your personalized learning paths and course designs in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Uncanny Automator allows you to have plugins on your website talk to each other, and even to external websites. Ryan and his partner started working with WordPress to develop their learning solutions.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, and as a result, more effective. They help foster peer learning and the development of personal learning networks within, and even between, organizations. Tin Can is an API specifically for learning activities. This is where Tin Can comes in: this API can track learning activities no matter where they take place.

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Creating Connections that Matter!

Learning Rebels

While years ago, my network helped me gain important knowledge and made me a more well-rounded learning professional, my need for my network has evolved. He has shared his thoughts about social technologies on this website before.) Please welcome Mark Sheppard, once again, to the pages of Learning Rebels. Mark Sheppard, Senior Consultant, Leadership & Learning at Sinai Health System. appeared first on Learning Rebels.

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Lesson from Edutech Australia? Planned Failure.

Learning Rebels

Over and over again, I come back to the same person. How doing so affects the idea of digital networks within the “tetrad of the network” Simply fascinating along with the fact that innovation doesn’t have to be disruptive, but we do need need to be at the cutting edge of our profession to be a catalyst in learning and knowledge management. Create learning experiences that make people FEEL something. Just in time learning. Disruptive Learning.

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Read. Learn. Grow.

Learning Rebels

Being a Learning Rebel depends on you being innately curious about everything around you. You just never know what is going to spark the imagination giving you a tremendous idea for lifting learning an extra notch. Those who are subscribers to the Rebellion newsletter recently participated in a survey asking them what they want to learn. I ask people what they want to learn and what they want to know.) Rebels who want to learn, explore and grow. Learn.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part Two)

Learning Rebels

” This from Bruno : “There are new options to activating chats like we activate learning. ” Helen seems concur : “love the idea of linking learning between chats, having a plan of content coming up and having facilitative moderators.” ” Which will be the first “Learning” chats to create a cross over event and connect their participants? Greeter: This person welcomes and helps warm up the group.

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

As part of our 2015 commitment to Kaizen and incremental improvements, it’s time to shift the gaze toward improving the “Learning Toolbox for the 21st Century”. Being a Learning Rebel means using social tools such as the, allusive and widely misunderstood, hashtag to take your learning design one step further toward engagement and interactivity. How to use this in learning: Create a hashtag for your classroom session. Chat2LRN : Chat to Learn.

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Back in 2014, David Kelley interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild, he was writing a series on what people bring to the conference with them. This is an important message, as we learn and grow within ourselves and our careers, our goals change. One word that describes why I attend conferences: Okay – being the rebel I am, I’m going to go with two words: Learning and Friends. That is how we all learn and grow when we share!

8 eLearning Trends To Adopt In 2019

Dan Keckan

But is that really the answer to running a successful eLearning website? eLearning Trends Adaptive eLearning eLearning Best Practices eLearning Future Personalized LearningEveryone’s talking about implementing AI and VR on eLearning platforms. Well, maybe not. There are a bunch of other effective features which are a lot easier to implement, affordable, and easy to adopt right away. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Kaizen, Learning Rebels and the Zombie Apocalypse

Learning Rebels

All I can say is, YOWZA , there has been a lot of Kaizen going on in Learning Rebel “land” To refresh your memory, Kaizen is Japanese for “improvement” or “change for the best”, referring to philosophy or practices that focus upon continuous improvement. Kaizen may be an understatement for all that has happened to this Learning Rebel during the past year. There’s your Kaizen, 12 step list, for improving the way you design your learning.

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Communities of Inquiry

Nick Leffler

I want to preface this post with the following information: Before a few days ago I had never heard the term Community of Inquiry, which is exactly why I’ve chosen to write and learn about it. I’m joining in (if even partially) to a cMOOC called Exploring Innovations in Networked Work and Learning which I found out about from Tanya Lau. Other models we could choose from were: Networked learning (familiar). Personal learning networks (very familiar).

Making the most of Lynda.com

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

In light of this I took the opportunity to attend a ‘making the most of Lynda.com ‘ course too, presided over by a LinkedIn representative and someone from the DMLL (Disruptive Media Learning Lab) here at Coventry. Website: www.Lynda.com. DMLL video: ‘Learning on the go’ [link]. I had three goals I wanted for this one hour session: firstly to see if I ‘understood’ of Lynda.com or could get better at using it, for my own personal learning.

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Expert opinion: Learning trends for 2020

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

You remember what I said in this post about not writing any posts about ‘education/learning trends in [insert year here]’? What is constant, or rather what should be constant, through these changes is our attention to clarity and quality when producing the learning materials.

CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. Connie is the author of Visual Language for Designers and is currently writing a visual design book for learning designers. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

Toyota uses Axonify-inspired competition to reward top employees with a trip to the Super Bowl

Axonify

Garrett Grahonya: Axonify was introduced as an additional learning tool for us about a year and a half ago. So, I really do like the format in that it’s kind of short, quick learning and you can take that and go without feeling like it’s a chore. So, after all of that was said and done, the tallies were taken and, then, they weeded that down into one person in each category in each of the competing regions. Continuous learning Gamification Personalized learning

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Toyota uses Axonify-inspired competition to reward top employees with a trip to the Super Bowl

Axonify

Garrett Grahonya: Axonify was introduced as an additional learning tool for us about a year and a half ago. So, I really do like the format in that it’s kind of short, quick learning and you can take that and go without feeling like it’s a chore. So, after all of that was said and done, the tallies were taken and, then, they weeded that down into one person in each category in each of the competing regions. Continuous learning Gamification Personalized learning

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Digital Transformation Has Hit Your Organization ? Has it Hit Your Training Yet?

Enyota Learning

Mobile learning offers great flexibility enabling trainees to grow their skills across multiple contexts, multiple formats, and multiple devices at their own convenience. Trainers can assess student comprehension and adapt and personalize the teaching to lead successful digital transformation journeys, now and for the future. As business and technology continue to evolve, a culture of continuous learning needs to be created to keep pace with rapid change.

It?s not a race

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Seth is “a teacher, and I do projects” The other tweets was from Alejandro Armellini, Dean of Learning & Teaching at the University of Northampton. We should be critical of “technology-enhanced” learning. Should we therefore talk about book-enhanced learning? Pencil-enhanced learning? That learning can be a classroom, a library, online, coffee shop, etc. Your website began with lousy traffic stats, in fact, they all do.

Connie Malamed – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter ): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. Connie is the author of Visual Language for Designers and is currently writing a visual design book for learning designers. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

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. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

Get Ready for the Profound Impact of These 5 Technologies on eLearning

Enyota Learning

These new technologies could dramatically change, and in many ways already are changing, the way learners are learning, consuming content in a more personalized and concise manner. It is influencing the way we communicate, work, socialize, and learn. These trends are enabling those creating eLearning to visualize new and innovative content and formulate solutions that blend modern technology with personalized learning experiences.

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. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

Toyota uses Axonify-inspired competition to reward top employees with a trip to the Super Bowl

Axonify

Garrett Grahonya: Axonify was introduced as an additional learning tool for us about a year and a half ago. So, I really do like the format in that it’s kind of short, quick learning and you can take that and go without feeling like it’s a chore. So, after all of that was said and done, the tallies were taken and, then, they weeded that down into one person in each category in each of the competing regions. Continuous learning Gamification Personalized learning

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Deliver the ultimate employee experience through development

CLO Magazine

I believe we have to help employees drive their own development how and where they want — which means creating the ultimate employee experience full of rich, personalized learning. Traditional learning courses aren’t designed to empower employees to rock their individual needs.

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