Personalized learning

Today several of us hosted an online conversation on the topic of personalized learning.

Click "There's more" below for the results of the pre-event survey.

If you're a prize winner, select the report you'd like to receive from the Center for Enterprise eLearning Excellence and email your choice to [email protected]

If you have questions about personalized learning, please enter them as a comment below.

When the recording of the event is available, I'll post the URL here.

Personalized Learning Survey

    

       

1.

"Mass customization" was an early promise of eLearning. How important is personalization to learning outcomes?


Makes no difference  1.


0

0%
Minimal importance  2. 1 1%
Mildly important  3. 13 18%
Makes a difference  4. 38 51%
Very important  5. 22 30%
  74 100%

       

2.

[Software] How important is it to adapt to what the learner has already mastered? To avoid redundancy?


Not important  1.


0

0%
  2. 2 3%
Important  3. 9 12%
  4. 23 31%
Very important  5. 40 54%
  74 100%

       

3.

[Software] How important is it to enable the learner to make annotations, highlight text, and create bookmarks? To "dogear" pages to be able to find them again?


Not important  1.


1

1%
  2. 5 7%
Important  3. 27 36%
  4. 17 23%
Very important  5. 24 32%
  74 100%

       

4.

[Software] How important is it for learners to be able to share notes, annotations, and content excerpts with peers and fellow learners?


Not important  1.


3

4%
  2. 15 21%
Important  3. 25 34%
  4. 16 22%
Very important  5. 14 19%
  73 100%

       

5.

[Software] How important is it to prescribe and deliver content based on a worker's job requirements and competencies?


Not important  1.


0

0%
  2. 0 0%
Important  3. 11 15%
  4. 19 26%
Very important  5. 43 59%
  73 100%

       

6.

[Services] How important is it to supplement online content with online collaboration, i.e. the ability to study, experiment, and learn with peers?


Not important  1.


2

3%
  2. 3 4%
Important  3. 27 37%
  4. 15 21%
Very important  5. 26 36%
  73 100%

       

7.

[Services] How important is it to provide a live mentor or learning coach to answer questions and help learners over rough spots?


Not important  1.


2

3%
  2. 10 14%
Important  3. 22 30%
  4. 20 27%
Very important  5. 19 26%
  73 100%

       

8.

Which of the following are part of your organization's current eLearning environment?


Adapt to prior learning and proficiency


30

48%
Take personal notes & annotations 17 27%
Share annotations & selected content 12 19%
Automatically tie to competencies & job requirements 24 39%
Provide mentors and learning coaches 26 42%
Facilitate peer-to-peer collaboration 26 42%

Posted by Jay Cross at August 26, 2003 12:58 PM | TrackBack
Comments

Now it is as important for managers to work as deliberately to improve the quality of knowledge and learning as it is to improve the quality of products and services. Indeed, in this economy they are often one and the same.
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