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Engaging eLearning: Five Essentials & Three Surprises Allison Rossett Antonia Chan June 23, 2009

Engaging eLearning: Secrets & Surprises

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Engaging eLearning:Five Essentials & Three Surprises

Allison Rossett Antonia ChanJune 23, 2009

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“eLearning took off beforepeople really knew

how to use it.”

(Robert Zemsky & William F. Massy)

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Engagement:Attentiveness to something, with that attentiveness

accompanied by a positive feeling. When engaged, they read, they post,

they react, they try, they question, they keep coming back…

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eLearning Engagement:Movement of people from the periphery of the activity

or community to the center

(Jean Lave & Etienne Wenger)

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The Engaged Employee:Sees the value, feels confident

Keeps on keeping on

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Which best describes YOUR situation?

a. Our people are VERY engaged with their eLearningb. Our people are SOMEWHAT engaged with their eLearningc. Our people are NOT engaged with their eLearningd. I’m NOT CERTAIN how engaged our people are

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Five Essentials

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1: The Right StuffOnly the relevant

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A ten weeke-class on spirituality.

Podcasts, videos,audios, transcripts.

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[http://www.edheads.org/activities/hip/index.htm]

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2: GuidanceNo flopping around

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“An important finding in the education literature is that many

students given control over their own learning choose to terminate the experience before mastering the

training task.”

(Ken Brown, University of Iowa)

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3: ActiveLearning happens in the “zone of proximal

development,” the area just beyond current capabilities

(Vygotsky)

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[http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/hybCnsRzJQxSccIScCxJhg]

How many safety violations can you find?

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http://www.articulate.com/community/showcase/

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Active and thought-provoking

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• You are a case worker• Observe• Consider what you are

seeing• Write notes• Write report• Compare to expert’s

noteshttp://suddenlysmart.com

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Second Life – UC Davis Virtual Hallucinations

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How would you describe your eLearning programs?

a. Definitely ACTIVEb. Definitely THOUGHT PROVOKINGc. Definitely ACTIVE AND THOUGHT PROVOKINGd. NOT so muche. I’m NOT SURE

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4: Relationships & Community

The power of the social

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http://pinotnet.ning.com/

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5: BlendMoves lessons, information, and collegiality,

in many forms,closer to where and when needed

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• Help systems• Job aids• PSTs• Knowledge bases• Documentation

• Discussions• Blogs• Wikis• RSS• Facebook, etc.

• Coaching• eCoaching• Mentoring• Apprenticeships• Podcasts/vodcasts

• Instructor-led, classroom experiences

• Workshops• Virtual classroom

• Books• Workbooks• Articles• Best practices• Online links• FAQs

• Online tutorials• Simulations &

scenarios• Online self-

assessments• Tailored learning

plans

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Blends are not all the same….

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Classroom Time Field Applications

Salespeople are introduced to the

elements of sales success

After the session, salespeople practice

techniques witha coach

New salespeople must know how to sell

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Classroom Time Performance Support Tool

Coast Guardboarding officers learn

vessels inspectionbasics

After the session, with PDA in hand, they

inspect and report

Coast Guard officers must board and report on many vessels

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Online Assessment Classroom Time Online Community

Tool to ask individuals to stop and assess

their site &their activities

The class then focuseson the results of thesafety assessments

A discussion, one month later, on what

has happened, what more is needed

to assure safety

A manufacturing organization must improve safety

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Five Essentials1: The Right Stuff

2: Guidance, No Flopping About3: Active

4: Relationships and Community5: Blend

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Three Surprises

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WOW is good, but nowhere near as important as the five essentials discussed earlier.

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The best eLearning is unobtrusive, characterized most by usefulness, delivering value for time invested.

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If the organization is aligned, expectations are clear, rewards match, supervisors are on board and programs serve these priorities, they will engage--

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eLearning Engagement Quotient

(eEQ)

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eEQ

[© 2009 Allison Rossett]

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Think about your eLearning efforts and consider that checklist, how are you doing?

a. GREAT. We do just about everything on the list.b. OK. We do some of it and have plans to move forward on

the other elements.c. NOT SO WELL. We do little of that today.

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If we had more time…

Five Engagement Essentials Examples and resources for later

1. Right stuff http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vtHwWReGU0 http://www.learningtown.com/video/video/show?id=2039019%3AVideo%3A440

2. Guidance http://edweb.sdsu.edu/eet/articles/rubrics/index.htmhttp://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

3. Active and thought-provoking http://www.articulate.com/community/blogdemo/web2/engage.html

4. Relationships & community http://onesentence.org/http://www.google.com/landing/knolfordummies/

5. Blend http://www.amanet.org/blended/pdf/WhitePaper_BlendLearn.pdf http://www.mattbolch.com/?q=node/11http://pict.sdsu.edu/media/allison.mp3

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Links you can use…Resource URL

Allison Rossett & Antonia Chan’s Adobe White paper about engagement

http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobatconnectpro/pdfs/engage_elearning.pdf

SDSU EDTEC graduate programs, on campus and online

http://edweb.sdsu.edu/http://edweb.sdsu.edu/Edtec/distance/

Allison Rossett & Lisa Schafer’s 2007 bookabout job aids and performance support

http://www.colletandschafer.com/perfsupp/index.html

Allison Rossett’s books: Beyond the Podium; First Things Fast, 2nd edition (2009)

http://www.pfeiffer.com/go/BTP; http://www.jbp.com/rossett.html and http;//www.pfeiffer.com

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Bibliography

• Brown, K. G. (2001). Using computers to deliver training: Which employees learn and why? Personnel Psychology, 54(2), 271-296.

• Lave, J. & Wenger, E. (1991) Situated Learning. Legitimate peripheral participation, Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press. 138 pages.

• Vygotsky, L. S. (1978). Mind in society. The development of higher psychological processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

• Zemsky, R. & Massy W.F. (2004).Thwarted Innovation What Happened to e-learning and Why. http://www.irhe.upenn.edu/Docs/Jun2004/ThwartedInnovation.pdf

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How would you make this session more engaging?

Please text your responses in the chat box

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Please help to mapthe eLearning terrain by participating in a study

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=BsLlWqlK_2fDfOSDK_2bS1qQQQ_3d_3d

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Dr. Allison Rossett, long time professor of Professor of Educational Technology at San Diego State University, is in the Training magazine Hall of Fame, CLO Advisory Board, and Elearning Guild’s Board. Rossett has authored six books, including a brand new edition of her classic, First Things Fast: a handbook for performance analysis. Allison writes about and consults on technology-based learning and metrics. You can reach Allison at [email protected]

Antonia Chan, a Fulbright scholar from Panama, and received her MA in educational technology from San Diego State University in May, 2007. She is currently an instructional design consultant for Amway Corporation. You can reach Antonia at [email protected]