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.
A framework for content curation
JUNE 17, 2015
It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. As a framework for content curation, however, I feel the heuristic doesn’t go far enough. While related to the subject matter, this content need not be “educational” in the traditional sense. Show me and I remember.
The caveat of content curation
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
At last week’s Learning @ Work conference in Sydney, Clark Quinn declared: Curation trumps creation. However I’d like to explicate his implied caveat: …if good content is available. We can learn anything online. Anyone who’s spent 5 minutes in an organisational setting appreciates how difficult it can be to source relevant, actionable content.
A Framework For Content Curation
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. As a framework for content curation, however, I feel the heuristic doesn’t go far enough. While related to the subject matter, this content need not be “educational” in the traditional sense. This content is new knowledge. ATTRACT ME.
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.
Enspire Top Content Company
JUNE 4, 2015
AUSTIN TX - 5 June 2015 – Training Industry has named Enspire, a leading developer of training content and media, to its Content Development Companies Watchlist for 2015. Training Industry has named Enspire to the list, or as a Top 20 Content Development company, for 4 years in a row. Capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content. Geographic reach.
How to Make Sticky eLearning Content
JANUARY 8, 2015
After all the many hours of eLearning content development and design we have done as eLearning professionals, the most important objective is to ensure our learners retain and apply what they’ve learned to memory. In this post, I want go over the Forgetting Curve, how it applies to your eLearning courses, and give some ideas to create sticky eLearning content. Magazine.
User generated content; The next trend!
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Learning departments can no longer keep up with the demand for ad hoc knowledge sharing and training requests. The big question is: is content created by subject matter experts (User generated content) a solution for this problem? I believe it is or at least will be. generated content over six years ago. Pilot in 130 countries with user generated content.
L&D in 2015: Too Much Content, Too Little Time
JANUARY 6, 2015
Have you seen the latest list of learning trends for 2015, yet? It might sound familiar to you. “Big data, gamification, mobile/micro/social learning.” You are supposed to be an innovative learning professional who integrates these throughout your learning strategy. Too much content delivered to learners and/or content that changes frequently.(39%).
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
situations, or present individualized content. 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.
Content curation in education
OCTOBER 24, 2013
I believe it would be a total waste of time to begin this post with my own definition of content curation. Since there are so many definitions that could explain this phenomenon, I decided to pick my favorite from the list of content curation definitions maintained by Robin Good (in my opinion – a guru of content curation). Instructional design content curation
eLearning Content And Social Media
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
In eLearning, it is said that you have 8 seconds to engage your learners before they move away from your content. Luckily, this is more than the 2 seconds we supposedly have with general web content. You want your eLearners to stay with you much more than 8 seconds and be engaged by your social media marketing (SMM) content. Follow people you can learn from.
Algorithmically Generated Content In Learning
NOVEMBER 22, 2012
That was quite amazing, and set me thinking about the possibilities such technology would bring to learning. For years, learning/training as revolved around the generation of ‘content’, in fact for a number of years learning was all about content and methods to deliver it to learners. It’d probably mean the end of ‘training content’ as we know it.
9 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating eLearning Content
MARCH 16, 2015
Steve is a freelance blogger and content writer for FreshEssays.com. He loves writing about education, content creation, and learning techniques. With so many courses being created on a daily basis, it’s not surprising that some content will be better than others. Here’s how to avoid some common eLearning content mistakes: 1. Guest post by Steve Aedy.
Learner motivation explained! Learn how to use an LMS to motivate your learners to upskill
Learning professionals spend huge sums of money creating or acquiring skill aligned libraries of learning content, only to watch almost helplessly as learners refuse to engage with any training available that isn’t mandatory Training and development professionals often bemoan the lack of apparent initiative in their trainees.
Device-Agnostic Content – The Instructional Design Challenge
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Okay, so device-agnostic content is the talk of the town. Yes, device agnosticism is all about focusing on the content and designing it in a way that instead of being tied to any particular device, it serves to perform well on the web in general. With BYOD on the rise, organizations who are looking to adopt mobile learning have a lot to benefit from device agnostic content.
AUGUST 11, 2015
We’ve heard about learning engineering and while the focus is on experience design, the pragmatics include designing content to create the context, resources, and motivation for the activity. And it’s time we step beyond just hardwiring this content together, and start treating it as professionals. You can customize the content you’re searching for with filters. The content reacts to the device you’re on and displays appropriately. This is content engineering , and it’s a direction we need to go. strategy technology
The path toward better partner channel learning content
JANUARY 29, 2016
Take a second to think about the type of learning content you provide for your reseller network. How does it stack up to your internal sales training content? Well, course delivery, testing and certification features that are powerful enough to handle any kind of content you need to use to deliver your message, for one. When was it last updated? So how do you get there?
Designing An Effective Elearning Content Strategy
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Content strategy is the plan which outlines what form of content will be made available to learners in what form. Designing an effective elearning strategy involves communicating all the training material to employees in a way that best appeals to their learning psychology. Let learning come to life. Image Credit – Freepik.com. Say no to generality. Like our post
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.
5 Ways to Stop Training Content Overload
APRIL 23, 2015
In our Learning & Remembering Survey, first conducted in December 2014, 24% of respondents said that “content overload’ was a huge problem in their organizations. 38% more said that knowledge transfer and retention of content are their biggest challenges. Learners are not remembering what was trained because too much content is crammed into each session.
I Need to Convert My Content to Mobile – Now What??
JUNE 18, 2014
More and more organizations are coming to the realization that they need to “mobilize” their content. How to best make that happen is the tricky part, as there are a multitude of things to consider such as: What types of content lend themselves to mobile? Which employees will most benefit from mobile content? Mobile Learning converting content to mobile Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Content Do we […].
5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers
OCTOBER 8, 2014
Do you ever feel stuck as Instructional Designers with content you can’t work with? Here are some potential cures for what ails you. 1. I’ve been staring at this content for what feels like forever and have no idea what to do with it. Spending time staring at the ceiling or reading and re-reading your content? Do you feel uninspired as to how to make something active?
OpenSesame Content Integration with Totara Learning Management Systems
JUNE 17, 2015
We are pleased to now have the capability to integrate content from OpenSesame into Totara LMS. In an industry where content development is a large pain point for organizations, OpenSesame opens the doors for Lambda Solutions to offer some amazing course content for customers. OpenSesame isn't a content provider, it is a content marketplace.
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. We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. rate content. or “very ready” in learning and development in. our content. Content is KING right?
5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Netflix has drastically changed how we engage with content. What is really interesting, is how we can use Netflix principles in creating learning content. Netflix can teach learning professionals a number of important lessons on how to capture their learner’s attention. Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content: 1. On-demand content.
Transforming your Content into an Experience.
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
Throwing your existing slide decks (with minimal tweaks) up on the intranet and calling them e-learning is guaranteed to bore your [.]. eLearning tools Instructional Design interactive learning mLearning PowerPoint rapid learning raptivity Is it just a matter of ‘tweaking’ our existing PowerPoint decks to be delivered via a web browser?
Getting Started with Content Strategy
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
Content Wrangling Workflow, like a periodic table of content strategy activities. We presented a session on content strategy called Content Wrangling: Applying Content Strategy & Information Architecture. When your organization is sitting on years and years of eLearning content, there’s a lot to sift through and make sense of.
The Genericization Of Content
DECEMBER 20, 2012
We are starting to ‘genericize’ content, it is starting to look the same, feel the same, and function in a similar manner. Scaling of experience in my eyes is simply being able to leverage the hardware and software feature-set that the platform provide i.e., the courseware/content should be able to use the feature-set to enhance the experience, not just provide a baseline function.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. training content available but, the vast majority are frustrated by. 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. approaches, it’s about getting content to participants.
Does Your eLearning Have too Much Content?
MARCH 3, 2014
content. They know the content and consequently have a hard time knowing how much detail is too much. If your organization is pumping out content-heavy eLearning and you want to find a better way, take a look at the simple tips below. Leanne Batchelder , VP of Client Relations, coaches her clients to learn towards a 1:3 ratio of “tell” to “show.”
3 Best Practices for Planning Good Digital Learning Content [Infographic]
JUNE 28, 2016
Infographics are a popular form of digital training content. Related Posts Creating Good Digital Learning Content – Planning for Infographics Creating Effective Digital Content – 3 Tips to Make E-books for Tablets 3 Reasons Why Problem-based Learning Is Effective Learning. eLearning Design Digital Learning Content
Content isn’t a silo
MARCH 2, 2016
I mentioned in my previous post that I was talking at the xAPI camp about content strategy, and on the way in I created a new diagram to convey a concept I wanted to discuss. Of course one of the things I agitate about for the revolution is that L&D can’t hide away but has to start engaging across the business. And, let me add, that’s only increasing. strategy technology
Compelling content requires a cunning plan
Clive on Learning
JULY 28, 2015
Second in the series: Six characteristics of compelling content First you need a compelling concept Yes, you probably got it - they’re talking about the same subject. If you approach the development of learning material as a tedious chore, that’s how it will come over to your audience. The content is an end in itself. digital content instructional design
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. corporate Learning & Development inside out. employee learning challenge is ensuring that what is taught is actually understood and. In the next 12 to 24 months, many businesses plan to increase their spending on learning. corporate Learning & Development. short pieces of content into an LMS.
Creating Digital Learning Content – 4 Useful InfoGraphic Presentation Patterns
JUNE 15, 2016
In my last post, Creating Good Digital Learning Content – Planning for Infographics , we saw how to plan effectively for your infographic. The insightful article Infographic Design , advises designers of digital learning content to be guided by the nature of the topic when they choose a presentation type. Learning Design Digital ContentTimeline .