A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
When I was at Learning2015 , I met some wonderful people and one of the people I had the privilege of spending some time with was Louise Pasterfield of the UK company Sponge, UK. Louise showed me some wonderful elearning solutions they’ve developed, shared with me her secrets for hiring good talent and provide great insights into the design and development of engaging instruction.
7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. But wait…How will you explain eLearning to your Executive Director? Here are 7 things about eLearning your CEO/Executive Director will want to know. 1: How much will it cost? Membership numbers seem stagnant and renewals are decreasing.
Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common
AUGUST 27, 2013
In a movie production, that person would be the director; in an eLearning project, it’s the project manager. When filming a movie, the movie director knows the goal of each scene before the cameras ever start rolling. While watching the film, it occurred to me that there are a lot of similarities between producing a movie and producing an eLearning project. Organization. Budget.
2015's Top 10 Trends in HR, Talent and Learning Strategies—Part 1
JANUARY 19, 2015
cloud based talent management corporate training Performance Management Talent Management Learning Management System LMS Talent Management System HR Director HR trends human resources talent aquisition If you share our enthusiasm for the quickly changing work world, you will be keen to learn the trends this year in corporate HR, talent management and learning.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
from the project management office director. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. of learners. And OTS courseware won’t refer to company policies, address unique. You’re.
Anticipating Risk in Online Learning
MAY 21, 2015
For example, development directors and fund raisers often desire additional information and best practices for putting on fundraisers and seeking endowments for their nonprofits. So, you’ve decided to embrace online learning at your association. You know what a source of non-dues revenue this can be, and you know how popular eLearning has become in the association space. Will you use email?
Why Your Board of Directors is Dysfunctional
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Well, maybe things seem okay for the moment, but at some point, you’ll experience frustration with a board of directors that you’ll be convinced is off its rocker, in whole or part. They volunteer to run for the board of directors of your nonprofit organization, get elected or appointed, and voila! And it is, isn’t it? Admit it. It isn’t their fault. Think about it. — they’re supposed to know what’s expected of them. “But Ellen! We have an extensive board orientation program,” you say. Sure you do. Or practicing anything?
Life in Perpetual Beta – Director’s Cut
Learning and Working on the Web
MARCH 25, 2011
Life in perpetual Beta – Director’s Cut is now available for purchase. Tweet You read this blog, why not see the movie by the same name? Produced by Melissa Pierce @melissapierce and released this month, the documentary covers the effects of social media and the always-on Web on many facets of our lives. Check out the movie’s website. complexity NetworkedLearning Work
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. I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA. This is the perfect focus of a company’s L&D organization.
Survey: Boards Seek Industry Experience in New Directors
JANUARY 11, 2013
New York — Jan. 9 A new report issued by the Deloitte Center for Corporate Governance and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals indicates the top attribute sought in new directors is industry experience, as board subject matter knowledge comes to the fore. At 55 percent of large-cap companies, at least one director met with a shareholder. At small-cap companies, 58 percent had at least one director meeting with a shareholder. Only 27 percent of mid-cap companies had at least one director-shareholder meeting. Source: Deloitte
Getting Your Association’s Board Behind Online Learning
APRIL 17, 2014
For many associations and nonprofits, a new eLearning initiative requires approval from their board. Understandably, some association executives have anxiety about the type of resistance they may face when presenting online learning to their board for the first time. eLearning may not be a term your “old school” board is even familiar with. Make it about the members (need/want). Tweet This!
Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company
APRIL 7, 2014
Misha McPherson is director of worldwide sales enablement with a San Francisco-based provider of cloud-based digital marketing software. Prior to this, McPherson was director of global learning and development at Yammer, and also held senior sales training management positions at Monster and Yahoo! You can follow Misha on Twitter at: @MishaMcP. APAC and EMEA.
5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget
organizational psychology at the University of Central Florida and a program director at UCF’s. WHITE PAPER 5 Unknown Ways. You’re Wasting Your. individual employees according to Bersin by Deloitte. When it comes to training budgets, leaders. struggle to pinpoint what impact (if any) their training programs are having. So what’s the result? practices. This problem spans the entire training.
Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 2
OCTOBER 21, 2011
With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Since 2003, she has worked closely with Ernst & Young practices in 20 countries across Asia Pacific and was based in Hong Kong working across Asia from 2006 – 2010. Currently, Liz is in a global organisational development internal consulting role based in Sydney. This is part 2 of the interview. Part 1 is here. Jeevan: Liz, “keeping up” learning must be tough.
Professional Support at an Open Source LMS: Interview with Athanasios Papagelis Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: One of the reasons that eFront is an extremely successful eLearning solution especially for medium organizations is the fact that is well supported. Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: We use an advance enterprise software to support our worldwide clients that use eFront. Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: Support requests can be grouped to different types based on their context and needed communication to reach a solution.
Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner
JULY 2, 2014
Three of the most common roles in any eLearning production are Project Manager (PM), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Education Director. Working with the Education Director. The Education Director is the bridge between the learners and the educational offerings. According to the old saying, “it takes a village to raise a child.” Start Everyone on the Same Page. Tweet This!
Job Post: Education & E-Learning Manager/Director
DECEMBER 17, 2009
If you are looking for that next great eLearning job, look no farther… Jayne Aiello of Robert Walters is looking to recruit an E-Learning Manager/Director position for their client. Featured eLearning Director eLearning Manager JobFor more info: [link]. Related posts: What IF… all Learning was Points Based? The 100 Best Open Education Resources on the Web. Education Needs to Be Turned on Its Head.
Job Post: Education & E-Learning Manager/Director
DECEMBER 17, 2009
If you are looking for that next great eLearning job, look no farther… Jayne Aiello of Robert Walters is looking to recruit an E-Learning Manager/Director position for their client. Tags: Featured eLearning Director eLearning Manager Job For more info: [link]. Related posts: The 100 Best Open Education Resources on the Web Education Needs to Be Turned on Its Head.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
As a result of implementing microlearning, Ethicon has achieved the following results: • 90% voluntary participation • 13% knowledge lift • 81% of reps indicated they prefer the Axonify learning method to other forms of learning • 70% stated that they’ve increased their confidence in selling According to John Knoble, Worldwide Director of Learning at Ethicon, being able to. About Axonify.14
10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry
JUNE 15, 2016
Developing Leaders Learning and Development Learning Trends Neurolearning The Millennial Workforce elearning solutions head of learning leadership Learning and development learning director learning leadersIn some ways, the learning industry evolves quickly and trends change all of the time ( like these 3 trends we found earlier in the yea r). But in other ways, it’s not changing fast enough. Here are some opportunities for true visionaries to disrupt the learning industry. 1. Targeting The Most Reluctant Leaners with Soft Skills Training. Thinking Beyond the Learning Environment.
Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!
JUNE 30, 2015
Who can forget the world-wide ‘wow’ phenomenon of this Director’s 1993-film Jurassic Park! We can do that for the first time with online learning , and that’s the reason we’re doing online [courses],” says Sanjay Sarma, director of MIT’s Office of Digital Learning. From a kid to an adult, the impact was beyond the scope of imagination. Statistics say it! Got you curious?
Dashe & Thomson Welcomes New Director of Client Engagement
Dashe & Thomson
DECEMBER 10, 2013
Dashe & Thomson is excited to announce the recent addition of Jeremy Vore as Director of Client Engagement. As the Director of Client Engagement, I get to do all of the rewarding things that led me to start Redleaf, but with the resources, experience, and expertise of the Dashe & Thomson team. If I can hit those targets, I’ll consider my role as the Director of Client Engagement to be successful. The post Dashe & Thomson Welcomes New Director of Client Engagement appeared first on Dashe & Thomson. What were you doing?
Dashe & Thomson Welcomes New Director of Instructional Design
Dashe & Thomson
AUGUST 19, 2011
Dashe & Thomson is pleased to welcome Claire Narum as its new Director of Instructional Design. The post Dashe & Thomson Welcomes New Director of Instructional Design appeared first on Dashe & Thomson Claire Narum. Claire joined the company in July after working as a training and documentation consultant for Dashe over the past five years. Claire has a B.S.
Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1
OCTOBER 6, 2011
We had an opportunity to talk to Liz Griffin about learning and the challenges it faces in a leading professional services company – Ernst & Young. With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Since 2003, she has worked closely with Ernst & Young practices in 20 countries across Asia Pacific and was based in Hong Kong working across Asia from 2006 – 2010. Liz: Thank you.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning
JUNE 28, 2007
Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. You can buy each of the three reports in this series for a mere $495.) About Gary: Classroom teacher in the early 70s. 1984 doctorate in applied psychology. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Lives in Ontario, Canada. Started with Brandon Hall in November. Hmmmm.
In the Hot Seat. Matt Guyan talks to Ruth McElhone
B Online Learning
MAY 5, 2016
In this post I caught up with our Learning Director, Ruth McElhone. In this series of blog posts I’ll be chatting to the folks here at B Online Learning to find out more about how they work and I’ll be looking for some tips so that we can learn from the experience of others. You’ve […]. Adult Learning Principles eLearning Development eLearning News design elearning eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools
Introduction to Blended Learning [Interview with Ben Rimes]
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
To make sure about that we talked to an eLearning expert and Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology at Mattawan Consolidated School - Ben Rimes. Blended learning approach has been here for a while and it is likely to have been applied by thousands of teachers worldwide. Blog articles
Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Source – a conversation with Sakai’s Executive Director
FEBRUARY 25, 2010
The following are my notes from Part 1 of the webinar: The Truth About Open Source: A conversation with Michael Korcuska, Executive Director of Sakai. Michael is the Executive Director of the Sakai Foundation – open source Course/Learning Management System focused in education space (a “competitor” to Moodle). Director Worldwide eLearning Adobe Systems Click here to register. Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source. The Truth About Open Source Who writes the code? How safe is it? Is it really free? Used by some companies. Support?
How to Overcome Information Overload – Interview with Steven W. Anderson
JANUARY 26, 2016
To get to the bottom of information overload problem, we interviewed an educator, speaker, director of Instructional Technology, #edchat contributor and author of the “Content curation. Information overload, also known as "information glut" and "data smog", is a widely known phenomenon caused by an abundance of information that our brain cannot cope with. Anderson. Blog articles
Workforce Development That Works
APRIL 11, 2016
MODERATOR: Nathan Blain , Executive Director, Corporate Executive Board. mLevel’s CEO, Dave Cutler, will be participating in a panel discussion at the ASU GSV Summit at 10am PDT on Tuesday, April 19th in the “Cortez Hill” room located at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. Additional details are below. PANELISTS: David Blake , CEO, Degreed. Dave Cutler , CEO, mLevel.
Mark Heaps at Bloomsburg University
MARCH 11, 2016
Houndstooth Studio Executive Director Mark Heaps will deliver the opening keynote speech at the 2016 Bloomsburg University’s Center for the Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) symposium on Thursday, March 17th at 9:30 EST. Mark, formerly director of development for Duarte Inc. , has more than 20 years of experience working with clients including Google , Apple and HP.
7 Top Writing Tips for Instructional Designers Infographic
JANUARY 28, 2015
Here Ruby Spencer, Director, Global Curriculum Development, has put together this quick infographic of our recommended top 7 Writing […]. Over the years our Instructional Designers have shared many tips and tricks for writing engaging online training courseware. We can all fall into bad habits and work hard to avoid the common pitfalls when writing storyboards. Blog News
Podcast: Bob Mosher Speaks with Mark Oehlert about Mobile Performance Support
MAY 8, 2013
Mark Oehlert is the Customer Success Director at Socialtext. Listen as Bob Mosher and Mark Oehlert talk Mobile Performance Support in this month''s podcast (length 15:14).
Inside the Voice Actors Studio
ATD Learning Technologies
APRIL 29, 2015
Professional voiceover actors and directors draw on a variety of techniques to get the best possible performance, and learning professionals can use these same techniques to improve our work. This blog post from Ben Butina focuses on the performance aspect of voiceover. Click here to read full version
The Gamification of Sales Force Training by Karl Kapp
Learning Solutions Magazine
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
Here’s how Scott Thomas, director of product enablement. One of the struggles learning and development organizations have is keeping their sales forces up-to-date. on new products and new product functionality. However, continually bombarding a sales force with online. or stand-up courses can become burdensome. for ExactTarget, approached this quandary.
Enspire at InstructureCon 2015
JUNE 11, 2015
Enspire Account Director Robert Bell will be attending InstructureCon 2015 , June 16-18 in Park City, Utah. The conference is hosted by Instructure, makers of the Canvas LMS for educational institutions. For more information, contact Robert today: firstname.lastname@example.org. The post Enspire at InstructureCon 2015 appeared first on Enspire. Events Learning News conference InstructureCon
Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Should the association’s Marketing Director or Membership Manager market the association’s eLearning education offerings to the members? Or is it really the Education Director’s job to ensure the success of the eLearning programs and get enrollments? Staff, including the Director of Education, submits events to be included on the calendar. They understood their niche. 2.
How to Engage Learners with Scenario-based Learning
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 1, 2013
He is the Creative Director of Inbrain, our Dutch partner. Over the past few weeks I wrote an article on scenario based learning, together with Hans Kövi. We both see a growing demand for scenario based learning, we believe it is the affordable ‘serious gaming’ option. The article is published as featured article in this months ‘Learning solution magazine. Learning
Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Video Interview with Select Medical’s Director of Education and Development, Lynn Wonsick. Select Medical is a leading operator of specialty hospitals, acute medical rehabilitation hospitals, and outpatient rehabilitation clinics across the United States. Until recent years, Select Medical did not have a significant corporate education and training operation.
Podcast: Bob Mosher Discusses the Performance Zone with Gary Wise
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
Gary Wise is the Learning Development Director at Intellinex - a Xerox Company Bob Mosher discusses the Performance Zone with Gary Wise in this month''s Performance Support Podcast (19:51).
eLearning (Too Often) Sucks… and What You Need to Do About It
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
The dirty little secret about our business…the eLearning business… is that most eLearning courses suck! To help us fix this problem moving forward, I interview Patti Shank, Director of. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!].
SyberWorks LMS e-Learning Implementation Podcast Episode #38 Interview with Kevin Lange, Training Director at ServiceMaster Clean
The Boggs e-Learning Chronicle
JUNE 16, 2010
Here is our latest press release and LMS e-Learning Implementation Series podcast: Press Release: SyberWorks LMS e-Learning Implementation Podcasts: Episode #38: Interview with Kevin Lange, Training Director at ServiceMaster Clean. Podcast: Interview with Kevin Lange, Training Director at ServiceMaster Clean. elearning. learning management systems. elearning podcasts.
How One Training Leader Changed Revamped Her Training Department
Oh That Rachel
MAY 6, 2016
In my previous post, I mentioned that a training director revamped her entire department based on another post I made. asked her to share how she changed it, and if it would be okay to share on my blog. absolutely love bringing out the best and seeing the positive changes in others through. The post How One Training Leader Changed Revamped Her Training Department appeared first on Oh That Rachel. Instructional Design Professional Development
User generated content; The next trend!
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
JD Dillon, Learning and Performance Consultant, and former Director Learning Technology and Development Director, Kaplan: “The trend towards user-generated eLearning content is inevitable and happening as information moves faster, and learning and development teams have to do more with less. The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly.
7 Benefits of Corporate eLearning
AUGUST 8, 2013
Over the last 15 years in my professional career I’ve seen the benefits of eLearning in my roles as Director of Human Resources, Operations Director, and Training Manager. Companies recognize the value of eLearning but since the economic down turn, resulting in less staff to design or develop training, they simply don’t have enough resources. Speed up content delivery.