E-Learning Symposium 2015 was one of the best covered symposiums on social media. A number of attendees and even speakers got into the act and live tweeted the conference. We’ve curated some of the best we found below (feel free to add the ones we missed to the comments).
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When you take a thought and try to make it concrete – that is learning. #ELS2015
Simulations can be a good alternative to mentored live performance #ELS2015
The best practice is mentored live performance. Problem is individual practice doesn’t scale well. #ELS2015
Here’s an #ELS2015 fun fact–one of our board members walked 5 miles today..just helping out at the conference. Awesome event!
Whew! We came, we learned, we sang and at a bit too much food. Social hour just ended #ELS2015 is done!
For public outreach, invest in your volunteers through training. #ELS2015
Sarah Hutchings: And — not surprisingly — training so many volunteers who have so many types of devices, OSs, etc.. #ELS2015
Sarah Hutchings: Also a challenge training ppl who give their time when it’s privacy compliance training #ELS2015
Sarah Hutchings: challenges include Single Sign On & different sites related to org. Also a demographic not ready for LMS #ELS2015
Mary VanWisse Open caption/print may still be barrier for people who learn to read ASL before English (& who are deaf). #ELS2015
Multiple delivery channels — outside an LMS — tracking is more of a challenge, but the goal for Luminex is reduced call volume #ELS2015
So much information, so many smart people… I LOVE THE eLEARNING COMMUNITY! #ELS2015
#ELS2015 For outreach, course as a whole may be ten minutes, but structured so that client can find solutions in one or two minutes.
#ELS2015 Heidi Boswell: You may want an LMS, but is it better for strategic goals to make content easily available online?
Now Sarah Hutchings, from American Cancer Society (Volunteer Training) #ELS2015
Mary VanWisse mentions a Expedited Partner Therapy training, and putting a trusted expert early in the training to overcome barries #ELS2015
For external training We have to make the training interesting and make it worth their time. Mary Van Wise – Texas DSHS #ELS2015
When creating customer training – talk in the language of the customer – not your internal language. Heidi Boswell #ELS2015
A truth about outreach training – Your audience is busy. You have to make it matter to them. #ELS2015 A “Duh” but we forget.
Wow, pretzels as a mid afternoon snack. Unique and delightful! #ELS2015
Only Perfect Practice makes perfect. As trainers we facilitate Perfect Practice! #ELS2015 Thanks to @peleugboajoah
Everything gets better with practice!Thanks Pele! #ELS2015
Employees want GOOD Job-Specific Training & Professional Development #ELS2015. Echos of Daniel Pink’s Mastery-Austonomy-Purpose
90% of HR leaders believe they underperform. 85% loss of ROI from training and development. OUCH. Time to change #ELS2015
CEO’s want Excellence and Consistency in Execution – PERFORMANCE #ELS2015
And how do you top the last speaker? Pull out a guitar and start a singalong #ELS2015
Skill plus knowledge x motivation equals performance #ELS2015
Turns out we have someone here from Nigeria. WOw #ELS2015
No one knows what you do as an eLearning developer. They think you do PowerPoint and can’t figure out why you take so long. #ELS2015
#ELS2015. Lou Russell: If you do nothing else for a project communication plan, send a status report at the same time every week.
#ELS2015. Lou Russell: If you don’t know why you’re doing a project, don’t do it.
#ELS2015 Problem with ADDIE: after three months of Development, Analyze is out of date.
#ELS2015 Training is a sacred profession. We’re messing with people. Lou Russell
2 Important questions – What will the person be able to do after the learning experience that they can’t do now? Why today? #ELS2015
Appropriate uses of games. What is implied in a game? Winner, Loser. #ELS2015
“We’re so busy… how can I listen” #ELS2015
What are the restrictions of the internal resources vs external resources? #ELS2015
Learning. It helps common people do uncommon things. Your people are your value #ELS2015
#els2015 video recording with an iPhone is a powerful training tool – David Anderson
Dave Anderson at #ELS2015: Branching scenario for video quick to record. Hardest part is the decision tree, but have to do that with slides
I feel like I’m a David Anderson groupie! #ELS2015
Dave Anderson at #ELS2015: building a screen of eLearning can take hours; can get a quick video in much less time.
And our MC is John Gillis (I don’t quickly see his twitter handle, sorry). #ELS2015
Takeaways from Kevin Gumienny: hints for novices, What-Why-How, Expertise Reversal Effect #ELS2015
. it was very inspiring. It was a good reminder of how fun and effective elearning can be. #ELS2015
Because science is cool! LOVE IT! Thanks Dr. Kevin Gumienny #ELS2015
Takeaway from Kevin Gumienny: Feedback using temperature gauges. I need to do that more often! #ELS2015
My head is exploding. Kevin Gumienny (yet again) have given me so very much to think about, and find ways to implement #ELS2015
There’s our old friend, branched scenario… Figure out the paths the learners may choose… (con’t) — Kevin Gumienny #ELS2015
Expertise Reversal Effect — moderate for it to maintain motivation when courses have both experts and novices — Kevin Gumienny #ELS2015
Expertise Reversal Effect.Novices don’t have the expertise, they need the external support — Kevin Gumienny #ELS2015
If you can’t do it hands on, do a simulation. — Kevin Gumienny #ELS2015
Transfer: Context & metacognition (thinking about how you think). Academic & real life context are very different — Kevin Gumienny #ELS2015
Practice tests help people embed learning, up to nine months later – Kevin Gumienny #ELS2015
Making learning effective: Memory, Transfer, Motivation. Kevin Gumienny #ELS2015
#els2015 wondering about current interest in podcasts for training when people retain 10% of what they hear. Pretty low retention rate.
How does L&D become the MOST critical part of the organization, not the least critical part of the organization #ELS2015 Hear! Hear!
If the answer can come from the network it should (not from L&D) #ELS2015
Creating a learning organization requires you to be concrete about learning processes – education & training, experimentation #ELS2015
Creating a learning environment requires an appreciation of differences, openness to new ideas, time for reflection #ELS2015
The correlation between whether people think learning was effective vs. if it was effective is 0 (ok let’s not exaggerate 0.09%) #ELS2015
On multiple choice questions it shouldn’t be a right choice against silly choices. It is the right choice against the usual wrongs #ELS2015
Quinn at #ELS2015 We need to be augmented humans. Keep to pattern-matching, leave rote info to machines.
Quinn at #ELS2015 Gaps exist between what we do in L&D and where we need to be.
#ELS2015 Poll: How well does your company track learning’s ROI? Overwhelming low.
What about this title for a training team: Value Realization Team! So good… #ELS2015
A barrier to video – Accessibility. It’s something we we forget to consider. #ELS2015
It’s begun! The E-learning Symposium in Austin has begun, with people from as far away as CT. It’s grown. #ELS2015