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How to choose a Learning Management System - Part 3: Some final suggestions

This is our third and final blog post in the series of joint blog posts with Clint Smith at LearnWorks about choosing a Learning Management System (LMS).

Free Webinar about using Virtual Classrooms to enhance and support the 20: in the 70:20:10 model

Join us online for an interactive discussion about using virtual classrooms to enhance and support the 20: in the 70:20:10 model.

How to choose a Learning Management System - Part 2 – Working out what you’ll need

This is our second blog post in a series of joint blog posts with Clint Smith from LearnWorks on choosing a Learning Management System (LMS).

Facilitation Tips Part 3 Crafting discussion forum tips

Crafting discussion forum tips
Consider the learning outcomes/end result you are after and craft your forum topic with this in mind. Give clear instruction, take care when using jargon.

How to choose a Learning Management System - Part 1 – Working out where you want to get to

This is our first post in a series of joint blogs with Clint Smith at LearnWorks about Choosing a Learning Management(LMS) . Last year Sprout Labs and LearnWorks were involved in couple of LMS selection and management projects.

Facilitation Tips Part 2 Process Tips

Process tips
Develop clear expectations/norms around the level of participation and quality of contributions. Guide participants on what makes a good post. Be consistent and clear, include timelines and reminders. Provide support to new members, give that little extra attention. Provide guidance on where posts belong.

Explore the problem 1st not the solution

During a project meeting an interesting thing happened. This particular project has been in the review stage for a while. The main navigation for this online learning module is built around a map of the small town.

Free Webinar about transfer learning from 10 to the 70 in the 70:20:10 learning model

Join us online for an interactive discussion. Join us online for an interactive discussion about how to improve the results from formal training and learning programs using Learning Transfer.

Developing soft skills with eLearning

ELearning is not normally the first delivery mode that comes to mind when we think about developing interpersonal and soft skills. Soft skills are still seen as skills that can only be taught through face to face training.

Facilitation Tips Part 1 General Tips

5 General tips for facilitating (forums and live sessions)The basics
Role model the behaviour you wish others to use. Always offer an orientation process and provide support materials for using forums and live sessions. Practise and encourage active listening/reading and responding.