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Digital learning dish I prepared earlier

David Becker corporate learning, corporate learning programs, elearning, learning, learning analytics, learning courses, learning management, LMS, micro-credentialing, MLS, mobile learning, modern learning system, performance, training, xapi

Set and organise goals within a defined space

Set out a clear picture of what success looks like in story form using real stories from people the learner knows, trusts or has heard about. Alternatively, use case studies or a ‘day in the life

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My recipe for world class digital elearning

David Becker corporate learning, corporate learning programs, elearning, learning, learning analytics, learning programs, LMS, LRS, micro-credentialing, MLS, mobile learning, modern learning system, performance, Rethinking Learning, training, xapi

Ingredients

For this recipe, you’re going to need the following:

  • Evidence-based adult learning
  • Storytelling, gamification and behavioural economics
  • A Learning Record Store (LRS) linked to a business system

Staples and fresh produce

Place all

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Learning content as a torrid affair, not a bad marriage (Kill the LMS Part 4 of 5)

David Becker elearning, learning, LMS, MLS, performance, Rethinking Learning, training

In the previous article, I argued the case for user and algorithmically generated content and suggested that combining the two in a value chain could create a stream of fresh content able to keep up with the recommendations generated from an

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Kill the LMS Part 3 of 5: The LMS as generative, not prescriptive

David Becker elearning, learning, LMS, MLS, performance, Rethinking Learning, training

Image credit: Andrew Beeston

In the previous article, I made the argument for an eCoach blending adaptive and affective learning with psychometric analytics. I suggested this engine could meet our current and future learning needs at both a trait

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Kill the LMS Part 2 of 5: The LMS as coach, not manager

David Becker learning, LMS, MLS, performance, Rethinking Learning, training

In the last article, I criticised the LMS for being a gilded cage, locking people and content into a frictious, top down, narrow, reductionist and mostly rational experience. I asked how we might create a low friction flow of more natural

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Kill the LMS Part 1 of 5: The LMS is dead. Long live the LMS

David Becker elearning, learning, LMS, MLS, performance, Rethinking Learning, training

Over this series of articles, I’ll examine the flaws in the learning management system and explore the ideas and technologies pointing the way to a superior approach. Then, in my final article, I’ll meld these ideas into a model and re-examine

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