A quick guide to behavioural economics and 7 ways to apply it to learning design
JUNE 7, 2016
Immediate feedback, badges, points and other gamification tools can provide this. by Tess Robinson, Director, LAS.
5 Ways to Use Goal-Based Learning
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Goal-based technology can be invaluable in making sure that the right goals are chosen to ensure performance improvement and in providing a clear route to achieving those goals. by Tess Robinson. Director, L earningAge Solutions).
Brain’s Rule! – How Understanding the Brain Can Improve Your Learning Content
MAY 19, 2011
As training providers we can explain the benefits of exercise to our delegates and learners and encourage them to get active. By providing narration over the animation or graphic we can further engage the senses and aid understanding and retention.
Together We’re Smarter: Tips for Using Digital Learning to Make the Most of Collective Intelligence
APRIL 17, 2013
Not only will this provide useful feedback but it also prompts a valuable reflection process in the reviewer. Whenever I speak at a conference I take the same approach – I look for ways to get people talking to one-another and contributing to the session.
Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance
This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture
Power to the People – 5 Reasons to Embrace a Pull Learning Strategy
APRIL 17, 2013
Where this approach can really add value, however, is in providing additional support and resources to ensure that training is actually implemented and understood in the workplace itself. by Tess Robinson, Director, LearningAge Solutions.
Breaking Down Barriers Between Learning and Doing
MARCH 8, 2012
Where you do need to provide knowledge and information make it concise and bite-sized. As humans we understand that we learn skills best by doing, by thinking about what went well and how we could improve, and by trying again, and again, and again. We can take short-cuts to improving our performance by learning what we can before attempting the task. We might read an article, watch some YouTube videos, ask someone’s advice or attend a course online or in person.
What Exactly is Business Agility?
MAY 24, 2013
The traditional elearning course is just not enough to address these issues, although it may provide part of the answer. by Tess Robinson, Director, LearningAge Solutions. For me it conjures up images of acrobats and contortionists.
JUNE 21, 2012
Provided it functionally does what it’s supposed to, whether or not it is effective depends on how it is used and for what purpose. Last month I attended the Ufi Charitable Trust launch event where there was a lot of talk about innovative ways to use technology for teaching purposes.
Onboarding the Blended Way
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
A well-organised wiki, which is collaboratively edited and improved by employees, can be an invaluable resource for a new starter, providing just-in-time information as it is needed. Guest post from my LearningAge Co-Director, Tess Robinson. We’ve all been there – the corporate induction that involves eight hours of PowerPoint, form filling and reading manual after manual of processes and procedures. Did it make us feel engaged, enthused and wanted?
10 Ways to Encourage Participation in Distance Learning (DL)
OCTOBER 8, 2013
If you are a company providing distance learning to a wide and varied audience, be aware that your reputation impacts heavily on the perception of the distance learning you have produced. By Tess Robinson, Director, LearningAge Solutions.
Why Use Video for Learning?
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
Providing tips from subject matter experts. Providing strategic messages from senior managers. Video has been a passion of mine for a number of years. Because when it’s done well it’s so engaging. We know from research that our brains are hard-wired to take notice of moving images – it might be prey or predator (or even a potential mate). We all now watch tonnes of online video – if I want to know how to do something I’ll generally search YouTube before I search Google.
Coactivism – A Learning Model
JUNE 29, 2011
Computers aren’t that smart; so even now, it is difficult to provide meaningful feedback without spending huge sums of money on artificially intelligent systems.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. Seven Simple Secrets to.
MARCH 8, 2012
Training providers looking for an innovative, effective way to deliver their material online. goalgetter is an innovative ‘goal-based learning system’ designed to help people put their learning into pra ctice, improving their performance by completing goals. It can be accessed from computer, tablet or smartphone and allows users to connect socially to other people attempting the same goal.
Transmedia – Immersive Storytelling for Learning
DECEMBER 1, 2010
Henry describes transmedia as ‘the integration of entertainment experiences across a range of different media platforms’ and transmedia storytelling as ‘immers(ing) the audience in a story’s universe through a number of dispersed entry points, providing a comprehensive and coordinated experience of a complex story’.
Keeping potential locked up
JANUARY 27, 2017
Providers, external consultants and peers in other organisations are also amazing sources of support and guidance. by Tess Robinson, Director, LAS. Why oh why is The Towards Maturity benchmark report – Unlocking Potential – such depressing reading each year!
A Decade in eLearning – Then, Now and Next
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Once we have a lot of data to play with we can start doing clever things with recommendations, like modifying learning paths and providing performance support.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Live face to face: You may use a F2F training provider. Typically, the training provider will run anything from an afternoon session to a several day workshop, focusing on topics like coaching or managing performance. provide strong content and then sit back and hope.
How does responsive design impact learning culture?
OCTOBER 13, 2015
As the number of devices, platforms and screen sizes grows it’s becoming more important to be able to provide an optimal viewing experience in terms of reading and navigation’ whatever the screen size. By Tess Robinson, Director, LAS.
How interactive should your elearning be?
OCTOBER 12, 2015
Well you could create a resources hub or section and provide the detail as documents that learners can access in their own time and at the point of need. by Tess Robinson, Director, LAS.
Case Study: Waterstones Academy – Goal-Based Learning for Booksellers
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
Many retailers wanting to provide product training would opt for face-to-face training, or elearning courseware plus an LMS. Support – providing great front-line support to users and managers.
Ongoing Deep Recon into the World of Transmedia
OCTOBER 21, 2010
The Instructional Designers’ expertises lie in designing great learning experiences for different types of delivery method (for example face-to-face, elearning courseware, scenarios, case studies, slides, PDFs and more) based on the material the SME provides. Don’t know what transmedia is? Check out my previous blog posting here. It certainly seems to be transmedia conference season at the moment.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
this report provides you with a little. but has provided skills or knowledge that have actually. provide timely value for the business. to provide, and where, when and how can it be accessed? how to use the tools that’ll provide them. provide you with the answers.
Top 3 Reasons for Replacing eLearning Providers
AUGUST 11, 2016
eLearning eLearning Outsourcing eLearning Providers Replacing eLearning ProvidersThe latest Brandon Hall Report is a revelation for all who are interested in the eLearning outsourcing landscape. It breaks some myths that had so far clouded the path towards outsourcing, one of the popular one was that cost drives eLearning outsourcing. On the contrary the study found that quality, innovation, trust etc. play the […].
Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide
OCTOBER 21, 2015
They also provide medical rehabilitation services on a contract basis at nursing homes, assisted living and senior care centers, schools and worksites. The post Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions.
How Are You Providing Performance Feedback in Your eLearning?
JULY 13, 2016
You, your organization, and your learners don’t want to spend time—or money—on training that doesn’t provide a solid return. That same model can also serve as a framework for when to provide feedback to your learners.
5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
The post 5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI appeared first on. For many companies, investing in training and training resources tends toward two extremes. On one extreme, companies lean towards mediocrity: just enough training to say it got done, with as little money spent as possible. On the other, companies will “chase the shiny,” grabbing every new technology and teaching method that comes down the pike. [.].
Games Can Provide Authentic Experiences
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
To provide effective instruction, it needs to be as authentic to the actual experience as possible. Gamification of context provides two key advantages. So, providing a game for learning creates an authentic environment other than a classroom or a slideshow and highlights how certain variables or actions taken in situation play out over time. The context of an online course or the context of a classroom is not authentic.
LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences
MARCH 17, 2016
It gives them round-the-clock access to training materials, enables them to interact with work-related resources via any mobile device, treats them to a learning experience that’s personalized to their individual learning styles, and provides fun methods for learning dry information.
Hot List of LMS Providers
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
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Training Trends Provide Opportunities for Learning Leaders
MAY 25, 2016
Ken has found that when L&D leaders provide solutions that improve performance results, executives are ready to support their efforts. The post Training Trends Provide Opportunities for Learning Leaders appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions.
Ultimate List of Online Course Providers
JULY 24, 2014
The infographic below, created by Springest , provides a pretty comprehensive list of all the resources you have at your disposal for finding information on the topic of your choice. Chances are that at some point you have considered taking an online course (or perhaps you already have).
Creating Effective Training Design To Provide Impactful Learning Experience
AUGUST 11, 2016
Manager’s involvement is key: It is they who are in the best position to set expectations, provide support, review progress, coach where required, and also arrange for on-the-job practice of concepts and skills.
Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider
JULY 13, 2013
Sure, one potential advantage would be allowing you to record the completion of a mobile app or game created by a custom provider like us. Talk to LMS provider. Tin Can. Experience. TIN CAN! Experience! We’re all hearing about it… but what is it?