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A question of attitude

Clive on Learning

Ernest had strong opinions on just about all matters of pedagogy and good practice and that included the issue of attitudes. Clive," he said, "It's not our business to try and change people's attitudes. There's a certain sense in what Ernest said, although time and time again I've encountered situations where attitudes are the major block to progress. It's almost impossible to address issues of knowledge and skill when attitudes are in the way. Unfortunately, the pedagogy of attitude change is much less certain. Perhaps I ought to change. should change it.

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support


Improving Learners’ attitude towards Training  . There are many benefits of training and online learning in the corporate sector and no one can question the need for training initiatives. But what if your training initiatives still fail to make the anticipated impact? Isn’t that just a waste of time and organizational funds as well as the effort put in by the learners? contact-form-7].

Could Virtual Reality-Based eLearning Transform Employee Behavior and Attitudes? by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Immersive experiences have a powerful impact on attitudes and behavior. Ongoing research on whether VR can enhance. soft skills, such as empathy, or influence or change behavior could dramatically change the future of eLearning. Emerging Topics Immersive Learning Performance Support

Why Your Training Strategy Probably Needs an Attitude Adjustment


Often, the issue with training initiatives isn’t only centered around the content, the delivery system, or even the strategy: It’s the attitude behind the training. If your organization is open to eLearning, but doesn’t take the time to adapt material to an eLearning approach, employee attitude stays the same. Changing Attitudes. Good Learning, Bad Learning. Talent management.

Adjusting our Attitude toward Gen-Y

CLO Magazine

This quote is buried in the USA Today article, “ Generation Y: They came to the workplace with a new attitude.”. “Gen Y is one of the most diverse demographic groups — one out of three is a minority.” The irony is that this article, and thousands of others like it, does nothing but stereotype an entire generation of diverse individuals. Let’s take a look at a few of these characteristics and the evidence the article provides to show them to be true. They don’t like to stay too long on any one assignment. Matt Berkley, 24, a writer at St. Anything is possible. Ask A Gen Y

Study: Millennial and Mature Workers' Attitudes Align

CLO Magazine

The age groups that share the most workplace sentiments in common are the youngest and oldest generations, a new study suggests. Atlanta — March 13 When it comes to the workplace, the generational gap may be much slimmer than Generation Y, or millennials, and mature employees might assume. According to an engagement study from Randstad, the age groups that share the most workplace sentiments in common are the youngest and oldest generations. These employees expressed a more positive outlook on their careers than other demographics surveyed. To be sure, some differences remain.

5 Key Benefits That Gamification Brings To Your Business

Ptotem Talk

Gamification Serious Games amplayfier attitude training badges corporate training elearning employees training Games games4change gaming leaderboard learning learning & development online learning points ptotem ptotemtalk trainingGamification is no longer just a buzzword. The right implementation of this concept can generate powerful results and do wonders for your business.

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How To Make Your Training Unique And Memorable

Ptotem Talk

Content Design E-learning Gamification Serious Games Technology amplayfier attitude training basics best practices case studies corporate training elearning employees training games4change learning & development online learning ptotem ptotemtalk storytellingSource: Kungfu Panda (The Movie). Training is an integral part of employee development, but it is often frowned upon.

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Changing Attitudes about Manufacturing Jobs

Kapp Notes

The site has some great interactivity and ideas that you might consider incorporating into any training you are creating to change attitudes toward safety or compliance issues or toward a new program or any training where attitude change is a goal. Think About: Is any of your training geared toward changing attitudes? Yes, they decide that early (as many studies show.)

Game-Based Learning Impacts Youth Behavior/Attitudes

Web Courseworks

When tasked with quantifying the impact of interactive web-based programs on youth behavior and attitudes, CHEC and researchers at the Children’s Hospital have come up with very positive preliminary results. In 2004 the Center started the program to focus their efforts on reaching youth, educators, and parents via the Internet.

Discover and Develop Your Hidden Leaders


Most workplaces have workers with attitudes that set them up for success as leaders—but many organizations struggle to identify these hidden leaders. leadership development

Course of the Week: Secrets of A Successful Attitude


OpenSesame''s Course of the Week, Secrets of a Successful Attitude by Rosey Conway, demonstrates how soft-skills can be effectively taught online. Knowing the secrets of successful attitude is one of the most important skills in any profession or industry. Left Course of the Week Social Learning

Storytelling—A Powerful Instructional Technique for Attitudinal Trainings


Attitudes can either facilitate or hinder constructive thinking and actions. Workplace attitudinal training (such as promoting safe and ethical behavior, resolving conflicts, imparting organization’s culture, or getting a buy-in for the management's change agenda) helps employees develop a right attitude. Delivering effective attitudinal trainings is quite a challenge!

Key social learning resources: Part 8 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Here are 5 more resources this week that look at social approaches to working and learning – and in particular the new mindset required. 1 – The Six Attitudes Leaders take towards Social Media,  in Harvard Business Review, describes the six basic categories that business leader attitudes toward social media fall into. “… their attitude matters, a lot.

7 Journalism Principles that Should Guide Your eLearning Courses

SHIFT eLearning

Great stories not only inform and educate; they also compel us to tweak attitudes, modify behavior, and correct responses. We all remember a piece of news that moved us to tears. We remember news pieces that roused us to action. Great stories inspire us to become our best selves. Wouldn’t you want your eLearning courses to create lasting impact? eLearning

Breaking the Code: What Motivates Adult Learners?

SHIFT eLearning

They also harbor negative attitudes about eLearning (due to bad courses they’ve taken in the past). As eLearning designers, we have to understand adult learning psychology to create courses that appeal to them and make them want to learn what you want to teach. But there is a challenge. We have to overcome these obstacles by giving the learner compelling reasons to take our courses.

A Quick Guide To Attitudinal Training

The eLearning Coach

How to go about changing attitudes, values and beliefs through training. Post from: The eLearning Coach A Quick Guide To Attitudinal Training. DESIGN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

Gamifying The Compliance Story


This attitude can come from managers and push downward. With all training, it is important to identify the desired outcome. With compliance training, the buy-in from senior management, from the trainers, and the employees is key. For some, it may be a "check the box" that it is done. But, what if it is true? Perhaps the compliance training is to meet an outmoded regulation. third-party contract requires Acme's employees to train how to troubleshoot the XLT-4000. The paradox is that the machine was removed from the building 18 months ago and replaced with the 3PX-izler. Guess what?

Saffron Interactive and Amnesty International Ireland team up to challenge attitudes towards mental health

Spicy Learning

Prejudice against those experiencing mental health problems is rife. In one study, 58 per cent of people felt unfairly treated by mental health staff. Yet one in four people will experience significant mental distress at some point in their lives. Now Saffron Interactive is helping Amnesty International Ireland produce a remarkable e-learning course to change things for the better. In order to drive new ways of thinking, the course will be made available for free to mental health professionals across the Republic of Ireland. mental-health. About Amnesty International Ireland. Straight talking.

Using Data to Create a Better Learning Experience

Lambda Solutions

Does the employee have an improved attitude about his or her job after taking training? The first step to creating a better learning experience is to understand where it stands at present. You need to determine what worked to get you where you are, so that you can create a plan to realistically reach your goals. How do you accumulate this data? data reporting

The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond


It ensures that the course achieves its objectives of successful transfer of knowledge, skills and attitude. There is a forever need for corporate and educational online training to be effective and engaging, and the onus of the same generally lies with Instructional Designers. The PowerPoint can definitely form the base for building the course.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

He identified three principal domains of learning: Cognitive (what one knows or thinks), Psychomotor (what one does, physically) and Affective (what one feels, or what attitudes one has). In the 1990s, there was notable change in the attitude towards learning. Instructional Design has come a long way. Like everything else, this drastic change in approach hasn’t been fast. Origins.

Random Thoughts on Passive Learning and Lectures

Kapp Notes

Lectures are the best way to develop students’ attitudes and beliefs. Attitudes are changed by engaging in open debate, and one-way communications are relatively poor at changing what people believe. This quote got me thinking this morning. Passivity isn’t wrong because it’s boring; it’s wrong because it doesn’t work”. Daniels, H., and Bizar, M. 2005). Portland, OR: Stenhouse.

Three Questions to Ask Before You Create a Learning #Game

Kapp Notes

Change in behavior/attitude. There are many considerations that need to go into creating a learning game. Here are three questions you should ask before you begin. 1) What business problem is prompting the need for the game? Lack of sales? Lack of customer service? Quality? Time Problems? Other? 2) What are the learners not doing now that they should be doing in terms of the problem described above? 3) What is the desired outcome of the game? What do you want the learner to be able to do or to know after playing the game? Gain knowledge. Games

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Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?


Second, this type of learning has the power to transform employees’ attitudes about training, increase knowledge retention, and create a learning culture in the workplace, among other things. Experiential Learning Promotes Positive Attitudes Toward Training. If experiential learning fosters a more positive attitude towards a subject matter, it could also have other important benefits.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

However, this attitude seems slowly evading. 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. If there is something quite certain about the future, it’s the emerging eLearning. In this article, we would explore what’s in the store for the novel learning methods in 2016. Trend # 1 Automation.

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Millennials Need Soft Skills Training

Training Industry

The overeager nature and ready-for-business attitudes of millennials have come under fire in the past few years. Business leaders felt integrity (81 percent), professionalism (75 percent) and positive attitude (75 percent) were the top three skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. The millennials are here and they have a resume full of hard skills to offer.

The Neuroscience of Self-directed Learning

CLO Magazine

Firing together means a sufficient number and depth of meaningful experiences around a defined set of attitudes and behaviors cause the brain to rewire — or learn — the new patterns. The science shows that certain types of images and actions cause neural changes that drive our attitudes and behaviors. The best talent is almost always deeply engaged and incredibly productive.

Latest Trends In Human Resource Management

Origin Learning

Changes in technology combined with a shift in industries’ dynamics and attitudes of people have transformed the role of HR into a more demanding, more agile one. Attitudes have changed as people have become more career centric. Human Resource Management is one of the crucial areas of overall business management. Big data is being used in two ways. Career Development.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Tagged as: elearning { 2 comments… read them below or add one } Jay Cross November 30, 2008 at 9:17 am Relics and attitudes from the early days of eLearning are here. meant to be serious. Coincidence happens. Isaac Newton (1643–1727) and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz (1646–1716) invented calculus at the same time but independently of one another! mail was becoming e mail. Who cares?

Storytelling LMS Presentation

Experiencing eLearning

The organization has experienced some resistance to implementing a new LMS, so one of my goals was to shift their attitudes. Often when we talk about storytelling in learning, it’s related to e-learning. However, storytelling can be used in live presentations too. It’s much more interesting than a bunch of bullet points. recently gave a short presentation for a client in the early stages of selecting their first LMS. They currently do very little e-learning, although they hope to expand their offerings in the future for both internal and external learners.

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Reluctant Sales Reps? How to Show them the ‘Why’

Bottom-Line Performance

For example, extrinsic motivators such as incentives do little to produce lasting attitude and behavioral changes. “Incentives … do not alter the attitudes that underlie our behaviors,” Kohn says. Have you ever encountered sales reps reluctant to take training? You’ve tried to explain how the training will help them sell better (and earn more commission), but to no avail.

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Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?


Second, this type of learning has the power to transform employees’ attitudes about training, increase knowledge retention, and create a learning culture in the workplace, among other things. Experiential Learning Promotes Positive Attitudes Toward Training. If experiential learning fosters a more positive attitude towards a subject matter, it could also have other important benefits.

Why Companies Procrastinate When it’s Time for Training

Bottom-Line Performance

Solution: Training, if done well, can change a learner’s knowledge, behaviors and attitudes as long as the training is designed to meet specific objectives. September 6th was National Fight Procrastination Day. And in true procrastination fashion, we’ve put off writing this blog until now. Why Companies Procrastinate. So why does this happen so frequently? Training isn’t magical.