The Future Role of Learning & Development
APRIL 22, 2016
Michael Moe, Deborah Quazzo and the whole ASU GSV team put on an amazing event. I had the privilege of participating in a panel discussion titled “ Workforce Development That Works. ” The panel was hosted by Nathan Blaine, Executive Director at Corporate Executive Board, and included David Blake, CEO of Degreed, Stephen Bailey, CEO of ExecOnline, Sang Yoon, Head of Learning Strategy & Curriculum at Google, and myself as panelists. It was a fascinating discussion covering a wide range of topics around the future of corporate learning and skills development.
Learning Myths: Debunked
AUGUST 20, 2015
Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. Things like baseline knowledge and skill at learning, as well as disabilities such as deafness or blindness, should all affect the type of lesson plans that are written.
Pokémon and Gamified Learning
JUNE 22, 2016
And it dawned upon me that the franchise is a surprisingly good metaphor for gamified learning. Making role-based learning experiences is a good way to avoid this. Learning by Doing (Battling and Gaining Experience). Learning by doing is much more active than starting with a “How To.” It provides immediate context and engagement. This basically grinds learning to a stop.
Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy
MARCH 31, 2015
In today''s time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning?
Just-in-place learning for a Mobile Workforce
Adobe eLearning Evangelist, to learn how to create location-aware courses. You will learn how to utilize the GPS capabilities of mobile devices to deliver timely, location-aware content to learners using Adobe Captivate 8 Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr.
Experience is the New Learning
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Experience is the new medium of connecting and learning! Exposure to concerts has two outcomes: people are encouraged to listen and the learning quotient is aroused! Origin Learning Solutions has taken the next leap. Are you interested in exploring the VR dimension in learning? Puzzled? Curious? Need more cues on the buzz around VR? Wear and watch’ the VR view. MUSIC.
Learning Through the Wild
AUGUST 10, 2016
And there were several learnings as an outcome that are worth sharing. So, one of the learning outcomes is being able to experience the wilderness without having to be physically capable of carrying everything you need on your back. I reckon that if you can experience the wildness, you can appreciate it, and then can become a supporter. meta-learning
10 Mobile Learning Terms that Every Instructional Designer Should Know
APRIL 27, 2016
Are you looking for a quick reference guide that can help you brush up on your mobile learning vocabulary before your next Learning and Design meeting? In this article, I'll highlight 10 mobile learning terms that you may want to commit to memory by the time you walk into the conference room. Mobile Learning Christopher Pappas
Learning the Netflix way
Dont Waste Your Time
MARCH 17, 2015
I’ve just read the post by Donald Clark called ‘What does ‘learning’ have to learn from Netflix?’ So, if we’re changing our viewing habits, are we changing our learning habits (as pointed out by Donald)? They could and should be more relevant, more in-depth, and more appropriate to the specific learning outcomes and learning journeys.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
in learning and development and 1,600 learners. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. many years: that people learn and retain more. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Moreover, accessibility to digital learning and. 70:20:10 learning model. Learning in the workflow 19.
Making Learning Fun: Gamification
AUGUST 27, 2014
With all the hype about transforming simple training into a holistic and integrated ‘learning’ and thereby development process, this should hardly come as a surprise. Now the question is, how to make learning fun? But how exactly to integrate it into your learning function? What is it that you want your learners to learn through this game? Gamification.
Return on Learning Metrics
APRIL 5, 2016
Measuring Learning” has been plagued by this issue since decades. And as for traditional methods of learning: well, they rarely, if ever, got measured! In this whole maze of RoI calculation, one critical component of measurement got forgotten – the individual (who was learning) and how that learning was influencing business outcomes favorably.
Mobile Learning Versus ELearning
JANUARY 21, 2016
There was once a time when the term “elearning” encompassed what we know today as mobile learning. When mobile learning (also referred to as mlearning) first came about it wasn’t exactly clear the difference between the two. When most people think of mobile learning today they think of the devices that people use to access course content. elearning mlearning
The Myth of “Micro-Learning”
MAY 13, 2015
That phrase is “micro-learning.” The biggest take-away many are getting from this infographic is that today’s workers and “modern learners” only have 1% of their workweek to devote to professional development and learning. minutes per day to focus on learning. Imagine trying to learn any of these behaviors or skills in 4.8 minutes a day.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
1 kineo.com firstname.lastname@example.org 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. learning nuggets. or “very ready” in learning and development in. Learning. just on learning but on learning and doing. In short, marketers have learned to identify. learned back on the job.
Learning in context
APRIL 26, 2016
In preparation for the upcoming FocusOn Learning Conference, where I’ll be running a workshop about cognitive science for L&D, not just for learning but also for mobile and performance support, I was thinking about how context can be leveraged to provide more optimal learning and performance. We can wrap the learning around the context. Our
Going Mobile for Enterprise Learning: Trends & Statistics
JUNE 2, 2015
The ushering in of the Bring Your Own Device era has created opportunities for organizations to leverage devices for learning that people access on the go. With BYOD policies, comes the need for device agnostic content delivery which makes sure that learning experience is largely unaffected by the end user’s device. We bet you didn’t. Infographic Credit- ATD. According to Gartner Inc.,
Do you see a paradigm shift in learning?
JANUARY 14, 2016
The ink on the learning canvas has changed. paradigm shift is happening in the sphere of learning. The ultimate goal is to make learning more engaged, participative, and collaborative and an immersive experience that keeps the focus on skill development and performance management. This is an age where learning by choice is in. Is the learning table big enough?
The grassroots of learning
OCTOBER 22, 2014
The Internet is thus the perfect vehicle for explaining the concept of rhizomatic learning. It seems to me that rhizomatic learning is the pedagogical antithesis of direct instruction. Direct instruction has pre-defined learning outcomes with pre-defined content to match. In contrast, rhizomatic learning has no pre-defined learning outcomes nor pre-defined content.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
Research Summary 2016 Learning Technology Study: Summary of Top Findings The technology employed to deliver Learning and Development has grown increasingly varied and complex. new learning experiences – so much so that technology has become the top L&D priority. different technologies surpassed even the learning strategy as the top focus over the next 12 months. forward.
Organizational Learning Engineering
JUNE 28, 2016
Organizational learning processes – across L&D, Executive Development, Leadership Development, and more of the roles in HR and talent management – are largely still rooted in both industrial era models and myths. We see practices that don’t make sense, and we’re not aligned with what we now know about how we think, work, and learn. Let’s go! strateg
Less Is More: Applying Learning Theory to Design
MAY 11, 2016
The post Less Is More: Applying Learning Theory to Design appeared first on HT2. Best Practice Learning Design design memory
Learning isn’t Linear
OCTOBER 1, 2015
To put this into context, let’s take a broader look at how learning occurs. People sometimes think that the rate of learning (skill, knowledge, wisdom, etc.) is fairly linear. They picture a line moving steadily upward as a person learns. Learning isn’t linear. To play the guitar, for instance, one must first learn strumming, fret work, chords, rhythm, etc.
Training Culture vs. Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “ learning culture ”? The answer is, “A great deal.” As the chart shows, in a training culture, responsibility for employee learning resides with instructors and training managers. In that kind of culture the assumption is that trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning.
Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study
Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials.
Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses
JANUARY 6, 2016
We have to think agile, instant, accessible, contextual, micro-sized, real time… We need to uberize organizational learning. So, what do I mean when I talk about uberizing workplace learning? Before I delve into some of the characteristics of uberization that we can extrapolate to workplace learning, here’s a few guidelines to keep in mind wrt expectations from L&D.
Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 23, 2015
New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Nowadays, I have been observing that various new online learning solutions are popping every month and conventional classroom settings are getting even keener than ever to integrate new technologies into their content and strategies. eLearnin
Learning and Cognitive Load
B Online Learning
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
Adult Learning Principles eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design eLearning strategy instructional design online learning rapid eLearning In a previous post, I looked at the fundamentals of cognitive load theory.
The Learning Analytics Revolution
MAY 19, 2016
How would you go about completely transforming the world of education as we know it, by (literally, and figuratively) tearing down classroom walls, encouraging educators to quit the in-class lecture-style teaching methods they're used to, and have them assist online-driven learning without causing an outrage? Show them the data that proves how well it works.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? what they learn in training. Finally, they might not be able to apply the learning in their. learned in the training. Secret 4: Socialize the Learning with Others.
How to get returns from Video Learning? Note the trends
DECEMBER 16, 2015
However, keeping them rich and relevant is far more important, because if made ineffectively, they can lead to wasted learning resources. Watch this two-minute snippet on video learning by Jonathan Halls to learn more. Videos are an essential component of eLearning.
INFOGRAPHIC: If Learning Was Water
MAY 4, 2016
Learning 101 with a quick, slightly soggy, metaphor. x—–x—–x—–x—–x. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. In his spare time Arun blogs about learning, performance and 70:20:10 solutions at Design4Performance. x—–x—–x—–x—–x.
7 Top Learning Trends for 2016
JANUARY 8, 2016
If there’s one thing that’s certain about the future of learning, it’s that it will continue to play a large role in organizational success. But the shape of learning is changing. Based on conversations with top learning analysts, leading organizations and industry experts, here’s what we believe are the most credible and crucial learning trends for organizations in 2016.
Our “Recipe” for Learning and Remembering in Corporate Learning
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
The learning and remembering ends up happening outside of, or in spite of, the training requirement. How do our brains respond when we learn new information? Her white paper, When Remembering Really Matters , identifies eight strategies, four for learning and four for remembering, that help fight forgetting. Before we can remember anything, we have to first learn it!
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). their learning and development. OF FORTUNE 500 CEOS WANT TO KNOW THE BUSINESS IMPACT OF THEIR LEARNING. transfer what they learn to the job –. learning program.
Mobile Learning : Ringtone Getting Louder
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
With consumer adoption growing exponentially, learning managers are looking at newer ways to capture the favoritism that mobile devices enjoy to convert them into a medium of just-in-time learning. Mobile devices are riding a new wave.
Activities for Integrating Learning
APRIL 30, 2015
I’ve been working on a learning design that integrates developing social media skills with developing specific competencies, aligned with real work. It’s an interesting integration, and I drafted a pedagogy that I believe accomplishes the task. It draws heavily on the notion of activity -based learning. The learning process is broken up into a series of activities.
Common Myths about e-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Gone are the days when class room training was the only way to learn. Technology has revolutionized the way we are living and learning methods are no exceptions. Learning is a relatively new technology that started popularizing among education centers and students in the past decade. Learning is replacing class room training. Learning is just for information technology.
5 Micro-Learning Articles Worth Reading
AUGUST 11, 2016
Micro-learning is somewhat of a newcomer in everyday elearning vernacular. If you are not yet familiar with micro-learning and you are involved in the elearning industry then now is a good time to come up to speed. By simply knowing micro-learning in more detail you will be better prepared to make the appropriate recommendation. Must-Read Micro-Learning Articles.
4 Smart Ways to Create mLearning
This high-energy session looks at four smart approaches for creating effective mobile learning. We drill down on important aspects of successful mobile learning authoring, including responsive design, device orientation, use of video, and delivering and tracking mobile learning. Learn about different examples of mobile learning and which authoring tool is right for you