Tag: workplace learning

Adult Learners – their characteristics & needs

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Adult Learning or Andragogy is a theory developed by Malcolm Knowles in 1968. He studied how adults learn and how it differs from children. His approach revolves around ‘the notion that adults learn best in informal..

Be more productive with dictation apps!

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My friend has a four-year-old daughter who talks to Alexa like she is a real person. Observing her I realised how slow people with adopting technology. Let’s take, for example, voice and technology – there is so much more we could do with! Today we are going to look at dictation apps.

Team Training Day:Summary

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We had a team training day recently. I was asked to create a summary presentation. I used a Video Scribe and created an overview of that day summarising what we did and what we learnt. I thought this would be useful for the team, but it also might be a…

Engaging workers in simulation‐based e‐learning

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Paper Evaluates the attitudes towards simulation-based learning in work context  (in sales – finish bookstore)
I was interested in this as I was thinking about applying scenarios to my instructional model. Simulations are one of the options and I was hoping to learn how simulation could be

E‐learning: ageing workforce versus digital nomads

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This is a qualitative case study research (exploratory) focusing on age-related issues in use of technology in learning in the traditional industry as tail services in Australia.
There are five organisations that researchers focus on in the attempt to

Highly Relevant Mentoring (HRM) for Web-Based Instruction

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I am considering adding an e-learning element to current induction training which is based on one-to-one and mentor-lead model. I was hoping to find out how HRM model was applied in an institution and some theory around that. 

A few interesting concepts were a foundation on which HRM model was built: 

Motivating Online Learners Strategies

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Let’s look at some popular strategies for motivating online learners. In this article I will look at the temporal strategies,  5-Stage Gilly Salmon’s Model, Wolodkowski’s time continuum model and Keller’s ARCS model for motivating learners.

Employees’ informal workplace learning

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I recently worked on moving employees onboarding and orientation programme online. An important element of the onboarding remains in the area of informal learning. This article explores what motivates people to learn and I planned to adopt some findings in my artefact design.