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The Future Role of Learning & Development


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.

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INFOGRAPHIC: If Learning Was Water


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.

Scenario-Based Learning: Why & How

Experiencing eLearning

This is the recording of a presentation I gave to the Online Network of Learning and Development Professionals on September 28, 2016. The presentation covers: Why scenario-based learning works. When scenario-based learning is a good choice. Check out all of my posts on storytelling and scenario-based learning. Tips for writing scenarios with the 4 Cs. Interested in more?



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Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Aligning Gamification with Corporate Goals and Learning Strategies.5 5 Step Gamification Work-plan.5 on how it can fit within your learning strategy, or how it can support your business goals. learning modules. Conclusion.16

INFOGRAPHIC: Design Thinking for Human-Centered Learning


A co-design process to focus on the learner and create human centered learning solutions. Arun Pradhan  has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. The post INFOGRAPHIC: Design Thinking for Human-Centered Learning appeared first on Learnnovators. Designed by our Guest Blogger, Arun Pradhan. Copyright of posts written by our Guest Bloggers are their own.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Future of Corporate Learning


Arun Pradhan  has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. In his spare time Arun runs a blog about the neuroscience of learning & creativity entitled ‘ Your Incredible Brain ’; is an award winning fiction writer; an avid cartoonist; and is currently developing an app business to be launched in 2016. x—–x—–x—–x—–x.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

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?

INFOGRAPHIC: 3 Facts About Mindset In Learning


Mindset is an often ignored yet crucial factor in learning. Here are three well established aspects of mindset in learning, and each is supported with tips for learning designers to make the most of them. TIP FOR LEARNING DESIGNERS: Prime a learning experience with open-ended scenarios and/or introductory videos. 2. INTEREST DRIVES LEARNING.

Understanding Skill Based Learning for Business

One significant way that training and learning organizations can play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization is by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives.

Benefits of Scenario-Based Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Why are scenarios effective for learning? Accelerating Expertise with Scenario-Based e-Learning – The Watercooler Newsletter : The Watercooler Newsletter : Ruth Clark on how scenario-based elearning accelerates expertise and when to use it. What is Scenario-Based e-Learning? The learning environment is preplanned. Learning is inductive rather than instructive.

INFOGRAPHIC: High Performance Learning Ecosystems


I’ve previously written about the need to design learning & high performance ecosystems here , and have been reflecting on some common ingredients for effective ones. I’ve captured some of these in the infographic below: 5 Ingredients of HIGH PERFORMANCE ECOSYSTEM : COMPANY CULTURE. Arun Pradhan  has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. MINDSET.

Pokémon and Gamified Learning

Association eLearning

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.

6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)


70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals. That’s where learning ecosystems come in. Here’s a quick recap for those just tuning in….

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

1 312-846-6656 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.

How to learn and learn-to-learn

Clark Quinn

I was asked by a colleague to answer some questions for a project on how to learn.  I naturally decided to answer in a blog post ;). Most have given me some stretch assignments that required me to work in my ZoPD , and then feedback to learn from the outcomes. And I would ask them along the way. I’ve also learned from collaborative assignments, working and learning together.

Unshrouding the Mystery of Blended Learning

Origin Learning

For many, blended learning is still a muddled concept. One may be basking away in the glory of facilitating learning via all sorts of devices – PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones, thinking that blended learning is ‘mission accomplished’. Sorry to burst the bubble, but that is NOT blended learning. to create a unique learning path of each learner.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics. Mobile Learning.

Learning the Netflix way

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

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.

The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design


Though we had been following some of these discussions with much interest, and also trying out integrating the internal development process at Learnnovator s in a loosely structured way around this approach, a recent article by Clark Quinn prompted us to embark on a quest to find answers to the following questions: Is design thinking a new subject, at least in learning design? INTERVIEWS.

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Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy


In todays’ 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?

Experience is the New Learning

Origin Learning

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 by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

Origin Learning

Rather, we have stated this example to prove a point: that observation is an intrinsic human technique to learn unfamiliar tasks or behaviors – something that has been theorized by the psychologist Albert Bandura as what he called the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. Bandura’s social learning theory stresses the importance of observational learning, imitation and modeling.

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.

Making Learning Fun: Gamification

Origin Learning

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.

Latent Learning


Strong and durable learning can happen without incentives and reinforcements. Part One on latent learning. Before Edward Tolman's maze experiments (see this post , and this post , for the full story) and subsequent theories about "cognitive maps," it was conventional wisdom that learning only occurred with incentives and reinforcements. How do we make the most of that insight?

Megan Torrance Talks About Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

I’m always looking for examples of companies that put learning ahead of training. She answered our questions about how her company helps clients create a learning culture and how she creates a learning culture within TorranceLearning. One is the key role of managers in learning. The second insight is “collaborative learning”. All good lessons.

Learning and Cognitive Load

B Online Learning

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.

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.

10 Mobile Learning Terms that Every Instructional Designer Should Know

Allen Interactions

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

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace


I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

Return on Learning Metrics

Origin Learning

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.

The grassroots of learning

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

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Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture

The Myth of “Micro-Learning”

Bottom-Line Performance

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.