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Podcast - The Missing Piece of Great eLearning with Marie Hoffman

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Professional voice talent Marie Hoffman sat down with Phyllis Banner to discuss why it's so important to use professional voice talent to bring eLearning projects to life.

When designing eLearning or video elements for blended learning, usually it starts with design, the technical component, the content, etc. Rarely do we worry about adding narration. Someone in the learning department has a great voice that we can use, right?

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Podcasts and Videos, eLearning, Modern Blended Learning, Modern Learning on the Air

Video - Hot Off the Press! New Blended Learning Book From Jennifer Hofmann

Posted by InSync Training on Jan 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM
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Many organizations have discovered that blended learning needs to be a priority in order to maintain employee effectiveness. That's a good thing. Blended learning allows learning and development professionals to address learning objectives authentically and effectively.

However, blended learning programs can be difficult to design properly, and without the proper design, most programs are doomed to fail.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Modern Blended Learning, Blended Learning Instructional Design

Video - Schoolhouse Rock and Blended Learning

Posted by InSync Training on Aug 16, 2018 1:43:40 PM

 

SchoolHouseRock_Graphic-1Do you remember the first time you experienced a non-traditional approach to learning? For most of us, we didn’t learn important life-lessons inside a classroom. For Jennifer Hofmann, classic Saturday morning programming introduced her to self-paced learning, and the rest, as they say, was history.

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Topics: Blended learning, Podcasts and Videos, Modern Blended Learning, Blended Learning Instructional Design

Report - Blended Learning in Practice

Posted by InSync Training on May 28, 2018 3:12:35 PM

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Jennifer Hofmann recently collaborated with eLearning Guild to research how modern instructional design approaches have evolved to engage modern learners and what implementation processes work best when introducing these new blended programs.

This research paper addresses the questions of benefits and risks of blended learning programs and what implementation processes result in successful blended learning programs. 

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Topics: Whitepapers and eBooks, Modern Blended Learning

Recording - Blended Learning: What Works! (ATD)

Posted by InSync Training on Mar 9, 2018 12:17:55 PM

March 7, 2018 

Instructor: Jennifer Hofmann 

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Has your organization made blended learning a priority? Are you confused about what blended learning is, and how it can affect learning results? Perhaps you’ve seen many blended learning programs fail and want to make sure your initiative is successful. If you are involved with blended learning design in any way--or want to be--you need tools, resources, and a blueprint to move forward. To ensure the success of modern blends, it is necessary to lay a strong foundation to manage the change from more traditional models. 

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Topics: Recordings, Modern Blended Learning, Blended Learning Instructional Design

Video - Exploring Blended Learning Course Maps

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 21, 2018 2:43:08 PM

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Blended learning’s flexible, adaptable design possibilities make it an excellent option for corporate learning. Learners have the opportunity to engage with resources in all their moments of learning need, and instructional designers have the ability to address each learning objective authentically.

Comprehensive programs quickly become complex. How do we expect learners to navigate the experience thoughtfully and completely? We have to provide them with a map – a course map!

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Topics: Blended learning, Podcasts and Videos, Modern Blended Learning, Blended Learning Instructional Design, Course Maps

Recording - The Right Learning Stuff: Are You Designing Courses or Learning Experiences?

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 16, 2017 12:44:59 PM

June 13, 2017

Instructor: Jennifer Hofmann

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The modern learning landscape calls for modern blended learning design. We aren’t designing COURSES, we are designing EXPERIENCES that support the learner in all of their moments of learning need – not just when learning something new.

It doesn’t have to be rocket science! It takes a new approach to design; an approach that builds on fundamental instructional design approaches and takes the needs of modern learners and modern organizations into account.

Blended Learning Campaigns are designed to support the learner experience by delivering time-released lessons that are supported by activities and resources that continue to be relevant after the formal campaign is over. The campaign design considers appropriate instructional strategies, techniques, and technologies to identify the best approach to a learning objective.

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Topics: InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings, Instructional Design, Modern Blended Learning, Blended Learning Campaigns