How To Make E Learning Work


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Presentation given at the CIPD conference, Lodnon, 23 April 2009

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  • well done presentation of all very useful tools to translate and communicate knowledge and to reorganize knowledge transfer in digital times.

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  • Excellent presentation...nice info in 'learning pill' sized bites, well laid out. Glad to have tweeted to QuickLessons' growing twitter streams of eLearning professoins, and on a personal note, to learn by your example, Jane. On slide 6 I'm assuming JIC means just in case? I know from my biz school days that JIT means just in time. Thanks for creating/sharing this work.
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How To Make E Learning Work

  1. 1. How to make e-learning work! Tips & Tools CIPD Conference Presentation 23 April 2009 Jane Hart Social Media & Learning Consultant Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies
  2. 2. Is E-Learning broken?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Online courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>take too much time and money to create; and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>employees (often) don’t like or fully use them </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blended solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>provide limited interaction (communication and collaboration) between learners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Systems and tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>are costly; and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>are not paying off or living up to expectations </li></ul></ul>Some of the problems …
  4. 4. 5 Tips
  5. 5. 1 Re-think your definition of “e-learning” REMEMBER the 80%-20% rule Focus more on the informal Place efforts on formal only where essential (compliance, regulatory training) “ Information, instruction, education, training, communication, collaboration and knowledge sharing” Tom Kelly, Cisco Systems, 2000
  6. 6. 2 Think about productivity / performance improvement / support as well as training Think JIT not JIC Think on-the-job Think on-demand, workflow-embedded solutions REMEMBER Learning is a means to an end; not the end itself It’s about improving the productivity and performance of individuals, teams and the business Measure success in these terms NOT course completions or test results
  7. 7. 3 Think PEOPLE not just CONTENT Help people to help themselves i.e. self-organise (= support a bottom up culture) Encourage people to: Communicate Collaborate Connect (Co-)Create Share
  8. 8. 4 When considering tools, think FOSS and Hosted FOSS = Free and/or Open Source Hosted = ASP, SaaS Cloud computing
  9. 9. 5 Think quick, easy, short and disposable solutions BUT don’t re-invent the wheel! Solutions need to be relevant to their needs and fit with their way of working Working and learning need to merge
  10. 10. 10 Tools
  11. 11. 1 Video Sharing : YouTube and ScreenToaster
  12. 12. 2 Podcasting : Listen to podcasts with iTunes ; and create your own with Audacity
  13. 13. 3 Presentation sharing : find and share with Slideshare
  14. 14. 4 Blogging - Keep up-to-date with what’s happening inside/ outside the business and write your own blog - WordPress
  15. 15. 5 Bookmark sharing : find and share links – Delicious
  16. 16. 6 Online office suites : Work/Learn collaboratively – using Google Docs
  17. 17. 7 Wikis : Contribute to wikis; and set up you own with PBwiki
  18. 18. 8 Real-time communications : with Twitter
  19. 19. 9 Social networking : join networks and build one using Ning |
  20. 20. 10 Social media platform : provide a cohesive approach to formal/informal learning and collaborative working/learning - Elgg
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