Instant and Rapid One-Minute Learning for mLearning and eLearning

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Synthesis: In a rapid, constantly-changing, technology-enabled work environment, which one works best – linear or random learning? How do we rethink or reformulate to make the linear content friendly to random learning?  How does this benefit instant learning for busy…

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Learning Facts and Foundational Knowledge with Stories

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Synthesis: Facts – whether foundational or advance – can be related to real-life occurrences to engage learners and help them find context while gaining required knowledge. ______________________________________________________________ Does story-based learning only apply to experienced learners? What is common among these…

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Making Facts Stick With Stories – Jiggling Atoms

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Synthesis:Even technical, software and scientific information can be made engaging and fun for learners because everything and everyone carries a story within themselves. Crafting story development is crucial to the success of emotionally fertilized content integral to learning.————————————————————————————-Oftentimes, I hear…

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Igniting Learning with a Story: Compliment – Can’t a person compliment a woman anymore?!

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We continue to create Vignettes – short, succinct, micro-scenarios – to help you with an example on how you can use stories to ignite and provoke learners to interact and learn. The Vignette “Compliment” revolves around officemates, Roxanne and Tim.…

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“Can you tell me if my job is safe?” A Provocative Learning Vignette

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The Little Secret presents the story of Maria, a dutiful office manager. Maria’s management capability is put to the test when she is caught in between adhering to office policy and addressing employee needs. What should Maria do? Can you…

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What is shared between Compliance eLearning and Captain America and Anime Comics?

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Synthesis Cartoons and caricatures are affordable and easy to use graphical elements to enhance eLearning. However, they are only as good as the story you are trying to tell. Without stories, they are as weak as any other medium. Comic-Con…

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Surgical Insertion of Micro-Scenarios that Beautify and Fire Up Your eLearning

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Synthesis: The points of insertion of micro-scenarios in your eLearning program will boost learning effectiveness. The insertion points are important since it is best to use micro-scenarios sparingly and at the appropriate areas. When properly done, you can save on…

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“How to Ask for a Raise” Scenario Plus 10 Reasons Why Scenarios Work

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Synthesis:All learning approaches point toward imparting relevant content . But scenario- based learning possesses a distinct advantage ,tremendous value and the power to alter views, practices , accepted norms and even culture . Find out the 10 reasons why scenarios…

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Transforming Minds – Using Metaphors in eLearning

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SynthesisUsing metaphors in eLearning makes learners more receptive to ideas and information that are otherwise complex to figure out. These metaphors in presentation mode or self-contemplative mode make learners easily grasp needed knowledge and immediately adapt concepts thereby prompting a…

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Engaging Technical eLearning – Tips on Design and Delivery

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[Please add your comments below] Engineer’s and Technical Writer’s View Oftentimes, my development team works to help clients convert technical training into eLearning. An example is the Oracle HRIS and hardware training. The initial challenge is, “How do we make…

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