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GYRUS [Providers] The Difference between Training and Development.
| TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
Think of this way- training is mostly provided to teach new skills while development focuses on improving existing skills. Both training and development are required to work hand in hand for providing the right skills and knowledge to employees and help them get the most of it for both organizations benefit as well as their own progression.
G-CUBE [Providers] Micro-learning Through The Mobile Platform: Is That Where Learning Is Heading?
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
This provides the learner concise and relevant information that is easy to retain and later, apply. Micro-learning when delivered through the mobile platform , becomes more accessible and provides an opportunity for learning, anywhere and anytime. This encourages learners to focus on their learning and provides an opportunity to learn when required, for instance when going in for a presentation, or when in doubt over a particular topic.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Webinar Features & Integrations
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
This Moodle LMS integration provides seamless use of Adobe Connect Pro directly in Moodle.This is done by adding an activity instance and providing the meeting name, url (optional), start time, end time, meeting template and a public or private meeting setting. When provided access through the meeting link, it's a simple click of a button and away you go! Moodle Adobe Connect.
TOM SPIGLANIN [Providers] Microlearning: Fab or Fad?
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
While the above detail only touches on some of the aspects of creating a full elearning product, it serves to provide stark contrast with the microlearning development process. As part of a larger product, any one chunk of content may require knowledge or context provided by earlier chunks in the overall sequence. Microlearning, in contrast, stands alone and provides its own context where needed. There’s a new buzzword in town, and it’s name is microlearning.
G-CUBE [Providers] e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014
So, if the learners are more accustomed to learning with an instructor, a virtual mentor can be introduced, which can provide the ‘human’ element in the course. Providing examples and case studies: By citing case studies and real-life examples, we can help the learner to fully understand the impact of changing his or her behavior and complying with the suggested set of rules/regulations. This experiential approach is fundamental for providing and encouraging engaged learning.
AXONIFY [Providers] 5 Keys to Streamlining Learning
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015
Defining learning that will provide the knowledge employees need to perform job behaviors properly and consistently. Provide consistent training through short microlearning modules. Additionally, adopting a microlearning approach provides the opportunity for learning organizations to escape the inflexibility associated with massive course development and become more agile. Then, have them provide coaching and mentoring in areas that employees find challenging.
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] Reengaging Learners Using Gamification and Game-Based Learning
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016
Karl Kapp, gamification expert and friend of InSync Training, recently helped BYTE session attendees "solve the case of the disengaged learner," and provided detailed recommendations for effectively including games in our instructional designs. BYTE Session Recap.
LEARNDASH [Providers] ADDIE Model Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
As you can expect, it has received a lot of attention from the community – some criticizing it, others providing praise. For those of you who are new to the field, or just want a reminder, the infographic below (provided by Nicole Legault) provides a nice overview. Anyone who is actively involved with instructional design has at some point used the ADDIE model (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate) for their course development.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] What's Difference Between Blended Learning and Flipped Classroom Learning?
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
In this blog, we will provide you with an overview of blended learning and flipped classrooms, as well as a few best practices for implementing each one! If you've ever confused blended learning with flipped classroom learning (or vice versa), you're not alone. While the two methods have some overlapping components, and a common objective, they are each unique in their execution.
EJ4 ELEARNING [Providers] The Benefits of Having a Management Training Program
| TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015
Management training, whether it occurs after a promotion or as a continued program, can provide your leadership staff with additional skills they''ll use to better run their teams. The post The Benefits of Having a Management Training Program appeared first on. eLearning Leadership Performance Improvement Training & Education
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] How To Choose An Authoring Tool For Your HTML eLearning Development
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
Their key strength – they are able to provide an excellent library of ready templates and resources. Lectora11, Captivate 7, and Articulate Storyline are the top tools that come to mind for HTML elearning development. But do you know which one is best for your project? Read on… Let’s begin with evaluating each of these […]. eLearning Development Authoring Tool HTML eLearning
KINEO [Providers] City & Guilds Group acquires e3Learning
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
The City & Guilds Group has acquired Adelaide-based e3Learning – one of Australia's largest dedicated corporate elearning and compliance providers.
CLO MAGAZINE [Providers] Special Edition: Executive Education
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2016
Executive education providers are adapting to ensure tomorrow’s leaders have the skills they need to succeed in business
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] What Makes a Great Virtual Classroom Producer? Advice from an Expert
| TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016
InSync Training’s team includes a group of fantastic virtual classroom producers, or assistant facilitators, who provide professional event support to our clients, and our Certificate course and Workshop facilitators. They keep learners on track, and transform virtual training programs into fast-moving, trouble-free interactive events. In this guest post, Helen Fong, our Lead Producer, shares her wisdom about this important, but often overlooked, role.
MLEVEL [Providers] 3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
They provide a seamless, on-demand, and mobile experience for learners, while giving you the luxury of building a course one time for multiple devices, without all the extra heavy lifting (Spoiler alert: no coding experience required!). Providing high class quality for your games, videos, and learning activities whether you’re team Apple, team Android, or using your desktop. Let’s talk about connectivity and why it’s important.
WEB COURSEWORKS [Providers] CME Blended Learning: CHEST 2013
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013
CHEST 2013 showcased ACCP’s dedication to provide high-tech and high quality continuing education opportunities for their members. Web Courseworks team members were thrilled to visit the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) annual conference this week. As demonstrated at the conference, ACCP uses Coursestage (Web Courseworks’ LMS platform) in effective ways: share online content to […]. eLearning
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Four Articles & Papers Defining this thing called #Gamification
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
In the article, the authors provide insight into several different ways in which individuals and organizations have defined “Gamification” The author, Ivan Mosca (Università di Torino), writes. Does gamification provide an opportunity to help schools solve difficult problems related to motivation and engagement. This chapter provides a broad definition of gamification and argues that gamification and serious games are not that different.
DOCEBO [Providers] How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization
| TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016
Employees are the lifeblood of your organization, which is why it’s crucial to provide them with the online tools and resources they need to achieve success. A mentor serves as someone who can offer support and guidance when necessary, as well as provide invaluable feedback if the employee needs to improve their performance behaviors. 3- Provide optional online training materials. 5 Tips To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization.
- [Providers] 70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices
Of course structured and directed ‘formal’ learning can help, but it rarely, if ever, provides the complete answer. It’s also important because the 70:20:10 framework provides a way to integrate currently disparate development activities – such as leadership programmes, informal coaching and mentoring, and the extraction of learning from work through conversations, communities, sharing, reflective practice and other actions.
ABSORB LMS [Providers] The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
This led to a lifelong career in learning technology as a content developer, entrepreneur, consultant, analyst, and now technology provider. You too, may believe the following learning and development myths: MYTH ONE: Most organizations provide some type of training to their workforce. A large percentage of organizations I speak with provide no formal training. MYTH TWO: Organizations that do provide training have embraced online learning.
TORRANCE LEARNING [Providers] Life and Learning in a Post-SCORM World
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016
” The short of it is, xAPI provides the means to track far more about the learning experience (not just the course) than ever before. As learning professionals, we’ve lived in a SCORM world for a least the past decade; SCORM being the set of standards for sharing and tracking learning content. But the world has started to evolve, and these days, it’s abuzz with talk of xAPI. Not as familiar with xAPI? Click here.). We’re pretty geeked about xAPI ourselves.
G-CUBE [Providers] Spaced Learning for Corporate Trainings: Increasing Impact and Retention
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
Spaced learning provides multiple learning opportunities, which over time, re-enforces learning impact. Spaced learning provides many training instances which help learners change accordingly. Providing context and examples : To keep the learning interesting, the learning content can be presented multiple times in a completely different format, making sure that the core concepts remain same. Spaced learning provides information in short bursts, spaced over time.
TOPYX LMS [Providers] TOPYX a Top LMS Solution for Associations
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015
A special thanks goes out to John Leh and his team at Talented Learning from the entire Interactyx team working every day to provide the best value LMS for associations and nonprofits. TalentedLearning.com recently announced that TOPYX learning management system (LMS) made the Top 10 Association LMS Solutions in the World. Over 100 LMSs were reviewed to determine the top learning management solutions for associations of all sizes.
ID REFLECTIONS [Providers] Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
Uber taps into existing resources providing people – both the suppliers and the buyers – with a platform to connect. Against this backdrop, technology is providing us with an opportunity to re-imagine and redefine workplace learning and our role as business partners, thought leaders, and change agents. L&D and the organization’s role will be to provide a highly-efficient sharing system and encourage participation. Designing courses is passé!
MLEARNING REVOLUTION [Providers] Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
| FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. On the one hand, mobile apps provide more possibilities because developers can make use of features like location services, camera, gyroscope, accelerometer, etc., Only then can a business truly tell which mobile method will provide more value, advantages, and opportunities with the massive mobile market.
COURSEARC [Providers] Color Contrast
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016
WebAIM provides a great tool for checking the color contrast of your background and foreground colors. One of the accessibility requirements is to ensure that the visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 7.1 to meet the AAA standard. WebAIM Contrast Checker. Accessibility eLearning Tools accessibility color contrast Section 508 WebAIM
BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE [Providers] When Remembering Really Matters – New White Paper from Sharon Boller
| TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
You’ll learn more about how to apply these strategies, and the research behind them, in the white paper: Provide frequent, spaced intervals of learning instead of “glops” or “unrepeated waves.” ” Provide multiple repetitions. Provide immediate feedback for mistakes, and make sure learners get it right before moving forward.
JPL LEARNING [Providers] Pitney Bowes Employs Training to Accelerate Transformation
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
Pitney Bowes is well known for providing postage meters and mail sorting services for US-based organizations. In recent years, Pitney Bowes has expanded worldwide providing a variety of commerce enabling products and solutions. Video interview with an Enterprise Learning and Development Leader at Pitney Bowes. Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D.
MLEARNING REVOLUTION [Providers] Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
NOTE : Participants will be provided with a 100+ page PDF , which includes Slides, Hands-on Exercises, Best Practices and Resources. The URL and the Agenda will be provided after you register. After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training?
SPARK YOUR INTEREST [Providers] Performance equation
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015
Provide training and simulate a realistic environment where they can practice. Provide coaching and feedback. Within an organization, it’s also important that you specifically target management to set and communicate expectations and provide timely feedback. However, building a training solution that includes guidance for managers around setting expectations, providing feedback and ensuring that they are aware of the training itself can avoid some performance problems.
EXPANDSHARE [Providers] Expand Your Consultancy’s Reach With eLearning
| THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
eLearning can help you grow your business, provided the information is presented in a way that’s interactive and engaging. Know what content is working and what isn’t, make quick edits and provide ongoing coaching to make sure important points aren’t forgotten over time. If you’re a professional services consultant, you’ve probably wished many times you could be in more than once place at the same time.
DOCEBO [Providers] 8 Best Practices For Designing Gamified eLearning Experiences
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016
Be sure to limit the amount of introductory points you award, as providing too many can diminish the value of your eLearning course and decrease their extrinsic motivation. With Docebo’s rich set of gamification features, it’s easy to not only provide a gamified learning experience, but you can also provide real-life incentives for performance, beyond virtual badges. How To Design Gamified eLearning Experiences.
SHIFT ELEARNING [Providers] 3 Big Don’ts When Converting Instructor-Led Training to eLearning
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015
With benefits like automation, consistent messaging, wider reach, and the ability to provide 24/7 learning, eLearning is an option that more and more companies have started to embrace. But now what do you do with those PowerPoint slides that you created ages ago and had been delivering to your employees since then? If that training program is effective, don’t ditch it. You can convert it into an eLearning program without reinventing the wheel.
MLEVEL [Providers] Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
The natural next step has been to bring in a consultancy to help build out the extra 20% that the LMS did not provide to try and get the LMS to a state where it would be usable (and useful) for the entire organization. But, with the evolution of cloud technologies, L&D has started to realize that it is ok (if not preferred) to work with smaller systems to try bite-sized chunks of learning objectives using simpler tools such as mLevel to provide a micro-learning approach.
AXONIFY [Providers] Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?
| FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016
Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. But, rather than provide employees with direct access to the entirety of this information, managers typically engage in what I call “perceived importance” and decide what bits and pieces should be made available.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] 7 Game and Gamification Guidelines for Your Organization
| MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
Provide professional development for trainers and instructional designers to successfully integrate games, gamification and game-based thinking into their instruction. Use the data captured through games and gamification experiences of the learner to provide personalized interventions and instruction as needed. Games and gamified systems can provide rich data on learner performance but must be monitored and leveraged properly to provide the desired learning impact.
EXPERIENCING ELEARNING [Providers] When Is Audio Narration Helpful?
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2015
It might be enough to simply provide a transcript or closed captions in those situations so people who don’t need it can ignore or turn off the text. I usually don’t provide audio feedback on practice activities to give people a break. I’ll sometimes provide other kinds of interaction or content delivery to provide a break from the audio (tabs or “click to reveal” text).
TOPYX LMS [Providers] CEO Behind TOPYX LMS Shares Inspiration and Success Factors in GrowFL Interview
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
As shared during the interview with GrowFL, TOPYX was one of the first LMS providers to recognize the importance of peer-to-peer social learning in an online environment. This is unique in the LMS market where most software providers charge on a per seat (user) basis.
B ONLINE LEARNING [Providers] Anything is Possible with Articulate Storyline
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015
The design for each module was provided to […]. B Online Learning was recently engaged by the Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AIS) to assist in building four modules as part of the online component of the Early Literacy Project. This project aims to promote the explicit teaching of early literacy skills in independent schools.
I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED [Providers] Free eBook: 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity
| TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
eLearning veterans such as Cammy Bean , Sean Bengry , Tom Bunzel , Paul Clothier , Sarah Gilbert , Amy Jokinen , Amy Leis , Susan O'Connell , Erick Summa , Kevin Siegel and Deborah Thomas provide 68 tips for making sure eLearners are fully engaged.
- [Providers] Development Mindsets and 70:20:10
If HR and learning & performance professionals are working with something that’s both a basic human driver, and whose impact on achieving it provides a kick like a horse, then maybe this is something we should be actively exploiting in our organisations. Without ‘growth mindset’ people, organisations end up providing products and services to a world that is in the past. Professor Carol Dweck is a psychologist at Stanford University and the prime force behind mindset theory.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Children's Hospital of Wisconsin| I Heart Moodle Series
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015
The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) provides eLearning programs focused in healthcare education to students across the state in grades K4-8. How Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Reduced Bullying in Schools by 49% with Moodle. Educating over 95,000 students, teachers and parents on Moodle, CHW’s free, fun, and interactive eLearning programs exemplify proven success in decreasing bullying, injuries, obesity and drug use.
YOUR TRAINING EDGE [Providers] Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2015
It’s most likely that the content providers would utilize an increasing number of automated tools to develop new courses and learning content, saving both money and time invested in conventional processes. Big data analytics would aid learning providers to better understand the learning mechanism itself, by tracking group and learner patterns and performing a careful and comprehensive feedback analysis.
INSYNC TRAINING [Providers] New Whitepaper - Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics
| MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
Virtual training design doesn’t need to be difficult – but designers do need a working knowledge of the features and tools each virtual classroom provides. In this white paper, we’ll be sharing high-level summaries of virtual classroom tools, including chat, breakout rooms, whiteboards, application sharing, synchronized web browsing, and survey and feedback tools. Virtual Classroom Engagement
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Luke's Place | I Heart Moodle Series
| THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
Internally, their focus is on the development of a specialized response to support abused women in this difficult and challenging process, including providing individual service and group support. For this purpose, Moodle is used to deliver training and provide legal support to workers, as well as deliver a number of professional development services to community workers in Ontario. How Luke's Place Makes a Positive Impact with Moodle.
ASSOCIATION ELEARNING [Providers] Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now
| THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016
Once again Gamification tops the list of eLearning trends for 2016, as more training departments and continuing education providers seek new methods to engage learners and increase retention. All LMS providers will be expected to provide a mobile responsive platform this year. Competency-based training programs provide learners with a learning path that compliments their career path, providing a road map for their professional journey.
LEARNKIT [Providers] Franchise Custom Elearning Development
| TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
Elearning provides consistent, interactive and cost-effective training programs distributed across all of your franchise locations. Whether you are looking to expedite a new franchise start-up, provide ongoing education for franchisees and their employees, or create user accountability for specific investments, every elearning initiative is aligned to business metrics that contribute to bottom-line business performance.
EXPERIENCING ELEARNING [Providers] Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves
| TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
Let’s say you’re creating training for managers on providing reasonable accommodations for disabilities. You might compare how the laws have evolved over time, define the terminology, and list some common reasonable accommodations you could provide. ” The “Ask HR” option leads to a conversation with an HR specialist explaining the policy and providing advice.
SOCIAL LEARNING [Providers] Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012
Provide Access to performance support/knowledge”. But instead of focusing on the technology (and its perceived limits), we in the learning community should think about the huge potential of mobile learning to engage the user, and provide “just in time” content in manageable, “bite-sized” packages. By focusing on the advantages mobile learning provides, we can begin to think proactively about how to leverage mobile learning to capitalize on these benefits.
KINEO [Providers] Short shouldn't have to mean shallow
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
In the age of giving learners what they want and a drive for shorter content, might we forget to provide deep learning? Be smart with learners' time by providing short, stretching experiences that stick.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Evaluating the Impact of eLearning - Kirkpatrick's Model
| FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015
Additionally, having the ability to measure improvements in job performance will provide valuable data for measuring cost-benefits to the organization. We teamed up with Limestone Learning on Wednesday to deliver a webinar on Measuring the Value of Training, and Turning Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation Upside Down. Measuring the value of training is a very complex process, but it is an essential component to any learning program.
CLIVE ON LEARNING [Providers] Compelling content hooks you in and won't let go
| MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2015
No regrets : a short film which provides insights into good blended learning design. Compelling challenges provide us with the incentive and the opportunity to put our learning into practice and to revisit our assumptions and attitudes. We are told that learners are no longer able to concentrate on content that's more than four or five minutes long. And there's no doubt that, when it comes to consuming information, we'd prefer it concise.
B ONLINE LEARNING [Providers] eLearning Blunders
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
The purpose of the challenge was to highlight blunders found in eLearning courses and Articulate Community members provided many great examples of what […]. Blunder: a stupid or careless mistake. Alternative words: mistake, error, gaffe, fault, slip, oversight, inaccuracy, botch. This post was inspired by David Anderson’s eLearning challenge #32: Death, Taxes and E-Learning Mistakes.
GROVO [Providers] Why Microlearning Is the Best Way to Train Sales Teams
| TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016
Microlearning provides quick, impactful learning that fits into the schedule of even the busiest salesperson. Effective training is designed to provide information that is interesting and applicable, making it easy for learners to retain new skills. Effective salespeople are masters of a complex skillset. It takes technical expertise and fine-tuned people skills to translate product specs into persuasive value. Honing these skills takes years of practice.
OPENSESAME [Providers] SilkRoad and OpenSesame Expand Partnership to Include International Courses
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based, end-to-end HR Solutions, has chosen OpenSesame to expand its online course offerings abroad. OpenSesame will provide 50 international courses from respected training provider Cegos to support SilkRoad’s award winning learning management system GreenLight in Europe and Asia.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Combining ID and Marketing
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
Including knowing the audience, providing the benefit of the knowledge and providing the content in the best possible light. Cliff showing how to convert a text-heavy slide into an engaging piece. Cliff Sobel of The Phoenix Group discussed how his team took rather boring and technical slides and converted the content into exciting, engaging and interactive presentation. Cliff explained how instructional technology and marketing are very similar in needs and design considerations.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Web 2.0
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
This presentation discussed how Sharepoint is used to provide Web 2.0 Development time was shortened They had the ability to provided the most current content in a highly regulated environment. tools for large organizatons. Rachel and Nick discuss using Sharepoint as a Web 2.0 product within their organizations. The team of Troychock and Troychock (Nick and Rachel) presented on the topic of using Web 2.0 technologies for online learning.
- [Providers] Enhancing Interactions with Media Elements
With this, course developers are increasingly feeling the need to provide additional information elements within interactions. Templates can however be limiting when it comes to providing additional content elements. Now suppose the tutorial designer wants to provide a link to a Wikipedia article on Android - or to a Youtube video featuring the phone device. This feature set provides advanced flexibility to Raptivity.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] User Interface Considerations for Learning #Games
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
The interface should provide the feeling of immersion of the learner into the environment of the game. Second, user interfaces need to provide feedback to the learner. Third, the user interface needs to provide the learner with control. need to provide feedback to the players and obvious reaction to a learner action. In a learning game, the user interface needs to do three things for learning games.
UPSIDE LEARNING [Providers] Responsive eLearning Design – Why It Matters
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014
I talk to learning and development professionals daily about the challenges of providing learning that is engaging, relevant, and oh by the way – can be delivered right where and when people need it, which is most often on the go … the quintessential definition of Performance Support (PS).
PULSELEARNING [Providers] How Mobile Learning Is Changing to Meet the BYOD Era!
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
There was a time when organizations or companies provided all the resources for employees to get their job done. Learning on the Go: Mobile learning for a BYOD environment! From the basic infrastructure to training and persistent development of every individual, everything was the exclusive responsibility of the organization. That era of corporate responsibility has […]. The post How Mobile Learning Is Changing to Meet the BYOD Era! appeared first on PulseLearning.
G-CUBE [Providers] Learning Through Virtual Classrooms: A new-age workplace learning trend
| THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
Instructors can also utilize the virtual classroom to conduct interesting interactivities that garner learner interest and provide a suitable push for learning by making it immersive. Virtual classrooms are deployed via conferencing tools, which provide opportunities for web-based, audio as well as video communication. This provides the opportunity to multitask during the session as well as take care of security concerns, if any.
MLEVEL [Providers] mLevel Recognized for Best of Show Vendor Award at FocusOn Learning DemoFest 2016
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016
This provided their fellow attendees with the opportunity to see a wide variety of solutions to common eLearning challenges as well as vote for those being most innovative and relevant to the current learning environment. “We mLevel & Pearson Win Best of Show Vendor Award at FocusOn Learning DemoFest 2016 for Their Project: “Increasing Student Engagement in Business Education”.
SOCIAL LEARNING [Providers] How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
The “chain of evidence” supports the results, showing the value learning and reinforcement has provided to the business. If the end goal is to provide stakeholders with a return on their expectations, they would want to start with results and change of behaviors back on their jobs. I was asked by Wendy Kirkpatrick to remove the copyrighted Kirkpatrick diagrammatic model from my original blog post, How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century.
G-CUBE [Providers] Demystifying how we learn at the Workplace: Creating pathways for impactful learning
| SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014
Classroom or Blended Learning: Providing the opportunity to meet and interact with like-minded peers within and outside the organization, Classroom trainings are quite popular among corporate learners. Classroom trainings provide the opportunity to both consume knowledge and connect with knowledge resources. More and more instances of self-paced learning are learner-led, where a variety of learning content is provided to the learner.
THE ELEARNING COACH [Providers] Best Practices In Blended Learning
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
But now that technology offers so many varied options, a blended approach has evolved to mean the use of more than one delivery method to provide and enhance training and support. Originally, blended learning referred to adding an online component to instructor-led training or classroom education. This is the way of the future. Advantages of […] Post from: The eLearning Coach Best Practices In Blended Learning. eLearning 2.0
E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR [Providers] Effective virtual facilitation
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009
Book the time out in their calendar, and let them know that they will be receiving an email to provide them with the access details. Provide them with any documents they will need beforehand. It’s a good idea to provide them with the contact details of someone for troubleshooting, and to explain if it all goes belly up, it’s not a disaster: just let it go and you can work out something later.
DOCEBO [Providers] Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016
Download “Onboarding at the Speed of Growth” to get critical insight into best practices for setting expectations and for providing a clear engagement path to engage your recruits at all stages of employment. Build a stronger team, faster: Best practices in employee onboarding Most rapid-growth technology companies have simply neglected to implement an efficient strategy for onboarding new hires , despite the obvious need.
ADMINISTRATE [Providers] Press Release – Administrate Appoints New CTO and Launches LITE 2016
| TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016
Edinburgh, 21 June 2016 – Administrate, an EdTech SaaS solution for training providers and corporations, has plans to hire an additional 15 engineers before the end of 2016 to support its rapid growth in UK, US and international markets. As part of this expansion, Andrew Williams has been appointed as Read More.
G-CUBE [Providers] Hospitality Industry and E-Learning Technologies – Some Experiences and Insights
| FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2015
Adoption of e-learning technologies provides a definite competitive advantage for businesses today in all the leading industries of the world. This is especially true for the hospitality and tourism industry, which relies upon people to provide services and thus has a constant need for training. The fluid design provides uniform user experience by moulding the content automatically as per screen size and resolution.
KINEO [Providers] Short shouldn't have to mean shallow
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
In the age of giving learners what they want and a drive for shorter content, might we forget to provide deep learning? Be smart with learners' time by providing short, stretching experiences that stick.
LEARNDASH [Providers] 9-Step Instructional Process that Just Works
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
The steps are not meant to be absolute rules, but they do provide a a good place to start during the creation process. Provide Learner Guidance – Provide guidance strategies like examples, case studies, apologies, and mnemonic devices to help learners store the new information in their long-term memories. This provides an opportunity for learners to confirm their understanding, and even to fail in a safe environment.
THE ELEARNING NOMAD [Providers] Three essential components of participatory e-learning
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Participatory means providing the opportunity for people to be involved in deciding how something is done. Provide a framework for collaboration. Participatory means “providing the opportunity for people to be involved in deciding how something is done.”. Problem-based learning provides such a framework. This works well online, provided the framework (in which to do the work) is well designed and is run asynchronously (remember, people need time to do this well).
ABSORB LMS [Providers] June 20: Does Your LMS Focus on the User Experience?
| FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
Join Dr. Katherine Jones , Lead Analyst, HCM Technology at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Dan Medakovic , Vice President, eLearning Solutions at Blatant Media Corporation for a Webinar that will help you understand how a learning management system that provides a good user experience can reduce wasted time and lessen frustration among end users. Strategies for providing end users with fresh, targeted learning content.
G-CUBE [Providers] How Infographics can be used in e-Learning
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
This provides the learner a visually attractive and logical spread of pertinent information that can be easily understood, retained and applied. They provide an impactful solution that appeals to the new-age learner by enabling quick retention of information and it helps that the information is easy on the eyes! There is a lot that you can do with infographics and here is a compilation of some attractive examples that can provide some food for thought.
CLIVE ON LEARNING [Providers] The new self-directed learning toolkit
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
While this format certainly can deliver the goods, and provides a simple, trackable means to monitor compliance, it frequently falls down on many fronts: Interactive tutorials are time-consuming, expensive and complex to put together. There will be other tools that need to be brought into action for the special cases: Learning journals (blogs) provide a way for a learner to record and share their reflections over a longer course of study.
KAPP NOTES [Providers] Gamification in the Realm of Employee Training
| MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
It provides a new lens for the creation of all types of instruction, the lens of game-designer. If used properly, thinking like a game-designer will help instructional designers and organizations to think through the design elements included in their e-learning or classroom instruction and provide a more realistic and rich approach to all types of training. Finally, most games provide continual, focused feedback. Interview training developed with the Thinking Worlds Tool.
- [Providers] Who Needs Training, Again?
Spending money, time and effort providing face-to-face training or eLearning courses for workers in an attempt to equip them to use new processes and systems as they’re rolled out across our organisations is one of these cases. At some point in time I am sure we’ve all found ourselves with an answer staring us in the face, but we just haven’t managed to see it yet.
WEB COURSEWORKS [Providers] Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
Branded Provider. Branded Provider. Marketing an existing author or practitioner, or even creating a “star instructor,” can provide another reason for learners to invest their time and resources to gain knowledge and skills from your program. This provides professional networking opportunities for students and, when paired with the use of online discussion threads, enables strong social learning.
DOCEBO [Providers] Cloud Based eLearning Platforms: 10 Advantages eLearning Professionals Need To Know
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2015
You don’t need to install any software, and the LMS provider automatically updates the system to integrate new features and make it multi-browser friendly. The article The Ultimate List Of Cloud-Based Learning Management Systems provides you with a list of 20 learning management systems to consider.
ADMINISTRATE [Providers] A Cautionary Tale of Putting all Your Training Eggs in One Basket
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Phil is 26 and since graduating from University, he’s been working as the sole Training Coordinator for ‘Worksite Safety Success’, a medium-sized health and safety training company, providing Instructor-led Training to construction workers. Meet Phil.
MLEVEL [Providers] Is Microlearning the Future of Education?
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017
Microlearning, is an emergent learning process in which information is provided in small, very specific bursts to a learner. By providing information only in bite-sized, easy to process chunks, microlearning helps bridge and fill gaps in learning, whether such learning is carried out in an informal, self-directed manner or a planned collection of brief learning experiences with an aim to meet an extended goal.
JANE HART [Providers] Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice.
AXONIFY [Providers] Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017
But, instead of simply offering our POV, we thought there was no better way to provide you with the best insights than to consult with some of the leading experts in the field. And there are now so many external content providers, our new job is to curate and integrate, not just develop and teach. The best online shopping services provide the products people are seeking. One key attribute this application provides is a highly usable interface.
CLIVE ON LEARNING [Providers] Skills: The last frontier for digital learning
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Beyond that, knowledge is useful in that it provides us with perspectives on the modern world and helps us to understand how it all ticks. A good face-to-face course will provide many of these features but for nowhere near long enough for the skill to become embedded and for the learner to gain the confidence required to learn independently. First off, increase the number of practice activities that you provide as part of your formal courses. I’ll cut straight to the point.
THE ELEARNING COACH [Providers] Creativity and Instructional Design
| MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
One of the reasons I fell in love with the field of instructional design is that it requires an analytical mindset, yet provides ample opportunities for creative expression. One morning you may be deep into an instructional analysis and in the afternoon, you might be ideating a creative treatment. Creativity is Under Discussed in our Industry Creativity is often thought […]. eLearning Design
GROVO [Providers] Professional Development in 60 Seconds: Microlearning For Senior Leaders
| TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
Microlearning provides the speed necessary to help senior leaders keep up with a world in constant flux. Quick post-lesson assessments provide immediate feedback and reinforcement. In the fast-moving and often uncertain climate of 21st century business, we need methods for training and development that are quick, effective, and provide our leaders with the information, know-how, and insight they need to shepherd our companies forward.
JPL LEARNING [Providers] Scenario-Based eLearning – Tips for the Adventure
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
The principles can provide you with inspiration and ideas for how you can reach your learner and transfer knowledge using scenarios. The idea behind scenario-based learning activities is to provide people with a safe environment to learn from decisions, demonstrate cause-and-effect and relate to the learner’s personal experiences. Provide feedback and then move on. Did you read Choose Your Own Adventure books when you were young?
ABSORB LMS [Providers] Issuing Points for Completion of Learning Events
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
One Absorb LMS customer, a global sports merchandise provider, allows learners to redeem points earned for merchandise once they hit certain levels. Issuing points provides advantages beyond simply motivating learners. Even if you don’t provide rewards such as merchandise, gift cards, scented candles, whatever, for points earned, it’s always nice for a learner to receive recognition for making learning a priority.
ABSORB LMS [Providers] Borrow this University Business Model to Sell Certification Programs
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
Although you will have successfully completed courses provided by these institutions, you won’t actually be a graduate. Commercial course providers agonize over how much content to provide for free as marketing teasers, and how much to make available only to paying customers. You, dear reader, can obtain an education from the most prestigious universities in the world, all for free.
THE ELEARNING NOMAD [Providers] Let’s put the brakes on tests in adult learning
| TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015
By showing respect and providing a safe environment in which people’s experiences really matter. Remember the old days where any professional could attend a face-to-face workshop and upskill without being tested? They could focus on lively discussions with peers, networking and solving current issues in their sector. No-one bothered with assessment, unless they were learning some kind of trade or the training was aimed at compliance (which is just a tiny part of what’s out there).
RAPTIVITY [Providers] The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond
| THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016
Providing meaningful exercises and activities, asking learners challenging questions, making them think, and making them solve problems close to real world environment is essential to make learning happen. I t is also important to provide performance support tools such as job aids that will help learners to perform their jobs successfully after the course.
G-CUBE [Providers] Pedagogy in Game-Based Learning – Tips to align ID strategies in Learning Games
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2014
So, to help them perform similar tasks – and re-create a real-life setting – we provided them a virtual calculator in the game, the use of which did not incur any penalties. This round provided one more opportunity to the learners to add more points to the cumulative score before they went into the next round. Evaluate: Feedback was provided at the end of all activities – across different stages of the learning game.
ASSOCIATION ELEARNING [Providers] Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
Most associations have provided some degree of member education as part of their mission. With stronger educational components, we believe that associations can become the learning centers of the future, providing a vibrant learning community for industry, while augmenting traditional post-secondary educational offerings and better servicing the employees and industry alike. However, corporate universities are expensive, and associations can provide an alternative.
LAMBDA SOLUTIONS [Providers] Why Your LMS Theme Matters
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
That's why Lambda Solutions has equipped the newest release of their Configurable Theme with extensive customization options to provide an enhanced, and more seamless user experience. In a report published by Brandon Hall Group this year, it was revealed that 88% of organizations switching LMS did so for improved User Experience. The most overlooked component of user experience, is your LMS theme.
G-CUBE [Providers] Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?
| MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015
Similarly, it can also help employees going in for an important presentation by providing useful tips on voice modulation, eye contact and so on. Connect with other educators: Instructors and trainers can connect with each other better with Google Glass and ‘sit in’ on lectures or sessions to provide expert inputs. For learners, it can provide answers to queries that arise amidst the learning experience and enrich the experience as a whole.
- [Providers] Language Learning - an Exemplar of the 70:20:10 Approach?
Of course some structured learning (the ‘10’) is extremely helpful to get started and also to provide some guidance along the way, but structured training in language learning, or in any other domain, will not alone produce high performance. Again, this is often in a structured way (the ’10’), but also through self-directed activities and with colleagues, coaches or using technology to provide feedback and guidance (this is the ‘70’ and ‘20’).
ABSORB LMS [Providers] How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
A better strategy is simply to provide individuals with the information they need at the precise moment that they need to perform a task. Gartner’s Hype Cycle provides an accurate description of the rise, fall, and current state of opinion regarding performance support. A learning management system (LMS) can be used as a performance support platform if it can quickly provide access to the small bits of content required to performing a task.
EXPERIENCING ELEARNING [Providers] ID and e-Learning Links (3/16/14)
| SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014
Provide Realistic Practice. We will provide learners sufficient levels of realistic practice; for example, simulations, scenario-based decision making, case-based evaluations, and authentic exercises. We will provide learners with sufficient experience in making decisions in authentic contexts. Provide Realistic Consequences. When providing performance feedback during learning, we will provide learners with a sense of the real-world consequences.
SHIFT ELEARNING [Providers] A Practical Guide On How To Start With eLearning Storyboards
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2016
Exactly as the architect conceptualizes the building, and provides a plan to be used by civil engineers and constructors, in the same manner, the Instructional Designer conceptualizes the eLearning course deliverable and writes down every single detail of it, providing a complete guide in terms of content, audio, visuals, and interactive elements to be included, so that all members involved in the eLearning project can be on the same page throughout the eLearning course development process.