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Martins Engaging Everyone In E Learning

  1. 1. Engaging Everyone in eLearning eLearning Showcase August 19, 2009 Presenter: Judy Martins Mid American Regional Training INStitute
  2. 2. Learning is Not Compulsory … neither is survival! W. Edward Deming
  3. 3. The 3 Es of eLearning <ul><li>Electronic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why use elearning? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do we know if they learned? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who likes using elearning? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who learns from elearning? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the Reward? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>W I I F M! </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Right Handed / Left Brained eLearning <ul><li>Left Brained elearning </li></ul><ul><li>Linear </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Reading </li></ul><ul><li>And ‘Riting’ </li></ul><ul><li>And ‘Rithmatic </li></ul><ul><li>Logical </li></ul><ul><li>Step-by-Step </li></ul><ul><li>Original eLearning </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Based Training </li></ul><ul><li>Death by Power Point </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal Diarrhea </li></ul><ul><li>Few, if any, graphics </li></ul><ul><li>“ Butt in the seat” </li></ul><ul><li>“ if they took the elearning, they know the material” </li></ul><ul><li>BORING </li></ul><ul><li>Adults will not learn unless new material relates to what they already know . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Left Handed / Right Brained eLearning <ul><li>Creative </li></ul><ul><li>FUN! </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Questions & Answers </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction with Others </li></ul><ul><li>The more we can get adults to figure it out themselves, the more they will learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Adults Learn by DOING! </li></ul>
  6. 6. The New Kids on the Block Millennials <ul><li>16 – 20 Somethings </li></ul><ul><li>58% Manage a profile on a social network </li></ul><ul><li>62% Watch You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>Send 20 Texts per day </li></ul><ul><li>What does this mean? </li></ul><ul><li>GTG - BOS </li></ul><ul><li>Technosavy </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-taskers </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Everything </li></ul><ul><li>Want the bottom line answers </li></ul>
  7. 7. How do we Engage Millennials in elearning? <ul><li>Create a FUN environment </li></ul><ul><li>Use the State of the Art Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog – to talk to others who took the class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter – to get real time feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook – for simulations using the material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki – build new applications for the learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ask them to be the pilot audience as we create the eLearning </li></ul>
  8. 8. 4 Basic TEAM Personality Styles <ul><li>Big Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Detail / Methodical </li></ul><ul><li>Speaker / Seller </li></ul><ul><li>Doer / Finisher </li></ul>
  9. 9. Big Picture <ul><li>Provides Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Defines Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative </li></ul><ul><li>Juggles ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Tosses out ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Rebels when challenged </li></ul>
  10. 10. Detail / Methodical <ul><li>Likes Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Likes Figures </li></ul><ul><li>Is Step-by-Step </li></ul><ul><li>Organizes the team and ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritizes </li></ul><ul><li>Likes the opportunity to explain </li></ul>
  11. 11. Speaker / Seller <ul><li>Sells ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Builds Consensus </li></ul><ul><li>Likes Group Dynamics & Group Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Avoids conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Slows progress by selling/telling </li></ul>
  12. 12. Doer / Finisher <ul><li>Results Driven </li></ul><ul><li>Establishes Direction </li></ul><ul><li>Fast Paced </li></ul><ul><li>Likes Shortcuts </li></ul><ul><li>Works Well Independently </li></ul><ul><li>Seems Impatient </li></ul>
  13. 13. Which Style….? <ul><li>Designs eLearning? </li></ul><ul><li>Dislikes eLearning the most? </li></ul><ul><li>Too fast paced to enjoy eLearning? </li></ul><ul><li>Likes overview and is bored by eLearning? </li></ul><ul><li>Likes eLearning best? </li></ul><ul><li>50 - 75% of the 4 personality styles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not learn easily from eLearning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dislike eLearning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to be Engaged </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. How Do You Learn Best? <ul><li>You just got a new DVD player What do you do? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Howard Gardner’s – 1983 Study 8 Learning Intelligences <ul><li>Musical / Rhythmic </li></ul><ul><li>Bodily – Kinesthetic (Doing) </li></ul><ul><li>Logical – Mathematical </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic (Verbal) </li></ul><ul><li>Visual / Spatial / Graphic </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal (Social Interaction learning) </li></ul><ul><li>Intrapersonal (Knowledge of Self) </li></ul><ul><li>Naturalistic </li></ul>
  16. 16. Example of Naturalistic Learning <ul><li>Better? </li></ul><ul><li>Better? </li></ul>
  17. 17. What Techniques Can Be Used to Engage Each Personality Style? <ul><li>10 Minute Brainstorming Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Split into 4 groups </li></ul><ul><li>Take assigned personality style </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss ways that you could Engage that personality style in eLearning </li></ul><ul><li>1 person writes your ideas on the flip chart in Bullet Points </li></ul><ul><li>Choose 1 person to give your group’s feedback to us </li></ul>
  18. 18. What eLearning Engagement Techniques Did Your Group Discuss?
  19. 19. All Styles Need Engaging Exercises <ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics & Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Job Aids to Print after Post Test </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises Using the Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs / Wikis / Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking - Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction with Others </li></ul>
  20. 20. Good Work! <ul><li>Give Yourself a Hand ! </li></ul>

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