Learning Activities that Matter
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
It is time to move away from just movement…to learning activities that matter. They mean well, really – but it can be frustrating to participate in activities that have no connection to the learning at hand. If a trainer is having people participate in activities for the sole reason to keep them focused, engaged and awake – they have bigger problems.
Active Training Series
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. The book’s front half lists 200 tips for “making training active and learning successful.” Active Training. Create just-in-time support. New eLearning Books by Elaine Biech. 10 Tips.
The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support
OCTOBER 5, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. How are embedded performance support solutions being used in workplaces around the world? Videos. Tools.
Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve
JUNE 25, 2013
Mobile learning allows you to deliver on-demand support wherever and whenever learners need it. I sat down with one of our Senior Learning Designers, Kristen Hewett , to discuss how we advise our clients on implementing blended learning, mobile technologies and performance support. We know that repetition and activities that mimic real-world situations help with remembering.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. activity to 50 new hires, 2) Promote and support new managers to lead teams, 3) Improve. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital.
Your Performance Support Doesn't Speak xAPI? 3 Reasons it Should
OCTOBER 12, 2016
However, at this point, you might be wondering how xAPI is relevant to performance support and workflow learning. In a nutshell, learners go about their business learning stuff from a system like Ontuitive that supports xAPI. As they learn, their activities (viewing a video, reading content, assessing content, commenting, completing a task, etc.)
How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support
DECEMBER 6, 2012
About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity. Electronic performance support systems (EPSS) were the rage. Intuitive design became a higher priority.
Active and Passive Learning in Organizations
The Peformance Improvement
APRIL 13, 2012
Another approach is to make the learner an active creator of knowledge and skills. Internal job aids (to support use of systems, processes and activities). Although “active” methods might be implied by some of the items on Hart's list, I think “active” ways of learning should be made more explicit in our organizations.
The 6 Skills Every Active Leader Needs
OCTOBER 20, 2016
To do that requires establishing clear and relevant expectations for learning and development so the appropriate resources, support and incentives are used to drive successful growth and positive outcomes. It’s also critically important that leaders embrace the dynamics of being active leaders, and be fully engaged with the workforce. Work can’t dominate life.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
as a result of high performance in pre-management. positions result in ‘accidental’ managers who are ill- equipped to perform successfully in their new role.” in the seat, driving performance gaps and employee. people manager can improve employee performance. effective training and support. DIAGNOSE Go through learning activities, classroom, elearning, etc.
How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support
JANUARY 8, 2012
Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Build performance support into every blended learning effort. So, managers say they need to be trained again.
MOOCs in Performance Support
JUNE 30, 2014
The more I mull over some of the core characteristics of a MOOC ecosystem, I feel it lends itself very well to providing performance support (PS) within the workflow. I have been writing about MOOCs and the characteristics of MOOCs in my last few posts. One of my recent posts talks about the differences ( some of them ) between an online course and a MOOC.
HOW TO USE LMS FOR PERFORMANCE SUPPORT
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Because we want them to perform better at work. An employee figures out a new way to solve a problem or perform a task. These typical situations are based on the model proposed by Bob Mosherand Conrad Gottfredson to identify the “Five moments of need” that activate learning. So what do we do about it? Simple. Like how can he use the LMS for troubleshooting. Email *.
Three (More) Keys to Better Performance Support
APRIL 18, 2012
Handle your support with care. It appears that more Learning & Development professionals are starting to value performance support as a critical component of any blended learning program. In my last post, I mentioned three things to keep in mind when considering performance support (PS). Use the right kind of PS. Make sure learners know how to use the PS.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. Get a team camera and get people to film activities, processes or skills in. WANT A BIT OF SUPPORT. WAY TO DELIVER A SUPPORT. It’s a far more active process in which we. The role of a good, supportive. business case to provide some support. The focus has shifted from training staff to perform their. KNOWING AND DOING.
Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
This 8-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal and team learning in the workplace. How to help individuals with their bespoke learning and performance needs. I learned a lot from the activities and I am integrating what I learned into my work with nonprofit organizations. The workshop agenda is as follows: Part A: Personal Learning.
Translating Activities Into the Virtual Classroom
ATD Learning Technologies
OCTOBER 26, 2016
Often moving classroom activities for a virtual classroom is less about creating the actual content, and more about mapping out and creating the learner journey. Whatever you call it, it should provide a high-level outline of what the course will contain, the topics to be covered, expected learning outcomes, activities you will use, and learning modalities. Case studies. Quizzes.
Improving Professional Learning: 12 Strategies to Enhance Performance
MAY 18, 2016
In the late 1960s professional organizations began actively to address the growing disconnect between advances in knowledge and the practitioners who were no longer involved in institutional learning. A good leader should: have a solid grasp of both the content being taught as well as how it fits into occupational performance (theory and practice). Active Learning. Curiosity?
Embedded Performer Support [EPS] Implies Intentional Design
Living in Learning
AUGUST 5, 2013
The EPS discipline is pushing us [Training] into new territory that expands the scope of our deliverable from a training event transaction to seamless implementation of performer support [PS] assets to be consumed at the point of work. The aggregate of training event assets and activities with PS assets should be designed with the intent to support an ecosystem. The design effort I’m suggesting is not just larger in scope, it is involves a level of holistic discovery that is broader than we typically chase after when building training classes/courses.
70+20+10=100: Improving performance with new learning frameworks
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
70+20+10=100: Improving individual and business performance with social and informal learning frameworks. How organizations can create firm foundations for a 70:20:10 workforce by supporting learning using new technology, enstilling commitment from leadership and building a skilled learning team. DOWNLOAD THE FREE WHITEPAPER. But are these models working? DOWNLOAD THE FREE WHITEPAPER.
At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Specifically, the ACA’s drive toward quality of care has pushed medical education toward performance improvement education , in which clinical performance metrics are used to point clinicians to learning that could help them improve their practice. Theresa Frederick of Milwaukee’s Aurora Healthcare laid out her “MacGyver Approach” to performance improvement CME.
A richer suite of support
MAY 25, 2016
While it’s easy to talk about how we need to support the transition from novice to expert, it might help to be a little more detailed. While it’s easy to say that the role of formal learning wanes, and the role of informal learning ramps up, what are the types of support we might look to? As they start performing however, their needs change. Can you?
Drill and Practice Activities for Your eLearning Courses
JULY 28, 2016
If, for some reason, a course does not improve performance and achieve KPIs, it is shelved. If there is one single factor that can be blamed in this otherwise blemish-free eLearning course, it is the reinforcement activities. What are Reinforcement Activities? In an eLearning course, you can use several types of reinforcement/practice activities. Practice makes perfect!
Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. What is a ‘Performance Support System’? A ‘Performance Support System’ or PSS refers to any system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences. Upside2Go: ?
xAPI Captures Learning Activity, Wherever It Occurs by Pamela S. Hogle
Learning Solutions Magazine
DECEMBER 20, 2016
As recognition grows that learning can be mobile, can be informal, and can take place anywhere, xAPI offers a way to track that learning and even to figure out how it might correlate with job performance. Development Strategies Emerging Topics Performance Support
Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
You need to give your learners time to properly absorb and assimilate the information before moving onto the next eLearning activity. If needed, they can simply access the eLearning activity again in order to fill in the gaps. Microlearning activities are often asynchronous, but sites like Facebook can make the eLearning experience more social and collaborative. START A TRIAL.
How Sleep Affects Performance?—?And What Companies Can Do
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Lack of sleep and fatigue contribute to both performance deficits and bottom-line costs for companies. Finally, slightly more than 8 percent reported missing an entire night or large proportion of sleep because of work or play activities in a month. Women’s sleep patterns were monitored each week using wrist-mounted activity monitors worn at night. billion. hours. states (.10
What Is Performance All About?
MAY 17, 2016
Efficiency and performance go hand in hand. How do large companies create awareness in an engaged way that will give the new hire an easy way to tune into the performance culture of the organization? Let us consider the implementation of a performance development learning solution by Origin Learning Solutions that enables a 360 degree view of the approach. Connect with us!
Performance Based eLearning
DECEMBER 17, 2014
If there is one thing that fails an eLearning course, it’s the capability to differentiate performance of its learners from pre-course to post-course. Measuring performance is an essential tool to determine if the eLearning course has been effective. How do you achieve a performance boost in your learners? For performance improvement we need action. Simply read on.
Bottom-Line Performance, Roche Diagnostics Receive LTEN “Partnership” Award
JUNE 16, 2015
Bottom-Line Performance, Inc. ” The “Partnership” award category was especially appropriate, as BLP and Roche have partnered since 2005 to create solutions that support customer training, product launches, safety & compliance, and more. “We About Bottom-Line Performance. That’s what makes a good partnership.”. Learn more about the winning submission here.
Talking Performance Improvement and Certificates with MedBiquitous
AUGUST 1, 2016
One of our best attended webinars ever was The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE and Certification, which covered a couple of new options for reporting on learning activities, specifically Mozilla Open Badges and xAPI. I learned there, to my surprise, about another effort to get past the certificate: MedBiquitous’s Activity Report standard. link]. link]. link].
A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace
MARCH 20, 2012
In the new connected workplace, current training, e-learning or blended learning services, which take a top-down, ”command and control” approach to organising and managing “learning” will not be appropriate to support these new ways of working and learning. SERVICES & ACTIVITIES. Training and e-learning activities will likely include more informal and social approaches.
3 – L&D roles to support learning at work
MARCH 24, 2016
In the first post in this series I showed the many different ways that people learn at work , and in the second I talked about the activities involved in supporting all the ways people learn at work. From this diagram, three broad roles become apparent to support the multitude of activities that were described in my second post. Co-ordinating roles . Facilitating roles.
Supporting all the ways people learn at work
MARCH 20, 2016
In this post I want to show how organisations are supporting learning more widely across the organisation. Running learning challenges and campaigns: These are defined packages of activities and/or resources and events that are released over a period of time, which may include any of the activities described in this section and in (2) below. More in my MWL book here.
Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways
SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
There are three main ways that the microblogging site can be utilized to support social learning and instructor-led learning: Pedagogical usage, Social usage and Management usage. The answers can be given in short, while the instructors can ask the learners to elaborate in the class – creating an interactive activity that is supported by the social messaging platform.
70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices
Performance Learning Productivity
JUNE 24, 2013
If you acknowledge that high performers usually build their capabilities through experience, through practice and through utilising a rich network of support rather than exclusively (or even mainly) through structured training and development away from the workplace, then you will immediately grasp the 70:20:10 concept. Performance support comes in many forms. 1] [link