Equal Opportunity Corporate Learning
MARCH 18, 2015
“Push learning” is clearly not suited for today’s “economy of ideas” -- yet corporations have been surprisingly reluctant to make the necessary change. The reason may well lie in the fact that a “pull” learning culture is truly democratic. Continuous Learning Corporate Learning corporate training Education Equal opportunity future of learning Learning Learning and Development Learning Blogs Learning Culture continuous learning corporate culture Corporate learning Corporate Training croyism discrimination elitism racism sexism
5 Ways To Make Corporate Learning More Effective
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
While admitting to the dentist that I often intended to floss, but rarely carried out my intention, she said: […] The post 5 Ways To Make Corporate Learning More Effective appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Learning Retention Performance Improvement corporate learning learning spatial repetition
Corporate Learning Insights and Trends from TrainingIndustry.com
MAY 18, 2015
At the conference, we conducted a number of interviews with industry leaders from leading corporations to share over the coming weeks on the JPL Learning Solutions video blog. TrainingIndustry.com is a well-known source of information about the business of corporate learning. and one of the leading authorities on trends in learning and development.
Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning
APRIL 29, 2014
The solution is to not ban the policy of BYOD but put up measures to ensure the security of corporate data – across the multiple devices that the employee uses to access the data. BYOD as a trend is also affecting corporate learning, as more and more learners opt to learn on their own devices, as per their schedules or pertinent needs. contact-form-7].
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. Introducing the Axonify Continuous Learning Model.8 Over the past decade, most organizations have invested in Learning Management Systems. Employees aren’t learning more. effectively applying what they’ve learned to their jobs. Learning is still an “event.” learning process.
The Top 4 Constraints of Corporate Learning and Ways to overcome them
MAY 25, 2014
The corporate world today is in a state of constant change and evolution. In this scenario, corporate learning has become more relevant than ever before. While organizations – big or small, have started to realize the immense worth of training and learning in the workplace, there are still many constraints that stand in the way of effective training.
The Corporate Learning Gap
The Peformance Improvement
MARCH 16, 2015
One major conclusion from this 2015 study is: … more than 8 out of 10 (85 percent) respondents cited learning as “important” or “very important,”—up 21 percent from last year. Corporate training and development programs are not meeting this need. Many employees demand learning opportunities based in the latest technology.
INFOGRAPHIC: The Future of Corporate Learning
JANUARY 13, 2016
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4 Steps for Tying Corporate Learning to Business Results
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
For L&D to prove real business value, it’s more important than ever to couple employee learning more tightly to business results. So, here’s our 4-step approach for applying a business-first approach to learning in a real work environment: Begin with the end in mind: Focus on business objectives first. Learning MeasurementSounds simple enough, right? Not so fast.
New Survey Reveals Top 2016 Corporate Learning Trends
JANUARY 22, 2016
Earlier this week, we had the pleasure of hosting our first webinar of 2016 with special guests: Don Taylor (Long-time veteran of the learning space and currently the Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute ) and Carol Leaman (CEO of Axonify). Clearly, a lot of folks are excited for what 2016 will bring to the world of corporate learning. Learning Trends
The Digital Disruption of Corporate Learning
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 22, 2015
In 2014, the Association of Learning Technologies conducted its annual conference ALTC with title “Riding Giants: How to educate and innovate ahead of waves” . This conference ended in the boosted momentum in the development or advancement of learning technologies. Clearly, it is pointing towards the digital wave disruption in the world of learning. All Rights Reserved.
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!
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.
2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)
JUNE 18, 2013
In January, BLP President Sharon Boller published a white paper exploring the trends in the corporate learning landscape. recent client work and the latest eLearning Guild research reports, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities remains on track with most of its predictions. Revisiting Sharon’s 2013 Learning Trends. 1. The contrast is fascinating.
6 Expert Insights into Corporate Learning Trends
MARCH 5, 2015
It’s becoming evident that predictive trends are beneficial to the e-learning industry because they allow organizations to capitalize off these trends before they take off. We talked to 7 e-Learning experts and asked them what trends they thought would have the biggest impact on the way we learn at work this year. learning Here are just a few of the tips we received.
The power of Digital Storytelling: A corporate learning perspective
JANUARY 23, 2015
They are also a powerful tool in learning. In the corporate space too, stories can inspire as well as teach with a resounding impact. With the growing adoption of technology-aided learning, delivering stories too has taken a different form – the form of Digital Storytelling. Included in an e-course, it is a tool for learning as well as a healthy relief for learners.
The Corporate Learning Starter Pack (Free Download)
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
The status quo is no longer working in Learning & Development. Rapid authoring, agile learning design, game-based learning platforms and mobile have made their way into our field, along with other innovations. And then we have our learners, who increasingly demand engaging, interactive learning solutions that truly help them improve their performance.
Blended Learning & Your Corporate Learning Strategy [Free Download]
MARCH 1, 2016
Blended learning is a fairly new term for corporate learning professionals. We’ve talked to a large number of heads of talent, HR leaders and learning professionals that have heard the term ‘blended learning’ tossed around here and there, but still find it a little vague. What is blended learning?
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
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. With corporate L&D groups stuck in a rut with traditional training. corporate Learning & Development. learning—ripe for change.
Evolving role of Trainers in Corporate Learning
APRIL 8, 2014
With the changing face of corporate learning, there are many ways that learners are choosing to learn within the workplace. Even with newer platforms of learning, the worth of one-to-one interactions in learning cannot be over-stated. The trainer plays a pivotal here – a role which is nevertheless evolving with the changing needs of the corporate learners.
5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning
AUGUST 12, 2014
Every advancement – in terms of new software, increased processing speed, greater storage capacity, and so on – enables corporate employees to heighten their work experiences. These IT-enabled business trends also affect learner preferences for ways to access and consume workplace learning. Technology has now created avenues for personalized learning within the enterprise LMS.
The Growing Popularity of Asynchronous Learning: A corporate learning perspective
FEBRUARY 11, 2014
In the context of learning, it is used when a learner completes a learning initiative on his own time and schedule – without the intervention of an instructor. In corporate learning, the success of Asynchronous Learning has been tremendous. Also corporate learners are mature and are inclined to learning more in order to succeed in their career.
Flipped Classrooms in Corporate Learning: Concept or reality?
OCTOBER 21, 2013
The ways of Training and Learning in the corporate space are changing. With the advent of technology-enabled learning, corporate trainers are exploring newer ways of reaching out to learners. From a very ‘course-centric’ focus, trainers are now leaning towards ‘learner-centric’ models which require learners to take a more active role in their own learning. link].
Social Learning Tips to Engage Learners: A Corporate Learning Perspective
APRIL 8, 2015
E-Learning and technology-aided learning in the workplace allows more flexibility and increases access to learning by huge proportions. It is then not a surprise that technology-aided learning is now being adopted by a majority of forward thinking organizations. Many learners within the group may choose to learn in a different manner, have varied learning styles.
Exploring Learning Analytics: How is it affecting corporate learning?
JANUARY 16, 2015
With changing technologies, the learning industry is changing its expectations from e-learning as well. While until a few years ago e-learning was simply making learning available and accessible to learners, today learning professionals are keen on uplifting the user experience and want more out of the learning experience. Learning LMS
Understanding Learning Approaches to define Learning Strategies: the Key to create impactful Corporate Learning
MAY 15, 2014
How do Learners behave within a learning environment? What do they choose to learn and what grabs their attention? It is very difficult predict learner behavior and define ‘How they learn’. This is because the way we learn is often an intuitive and subconscious process. Most corporate learners are busy professionals, chasing deadlines and submissions.
Corporate Learning Trends: An Overview [INFOGRAPHIC]
MAY 14, 2013
As the learning industry begins to take off, we are able to gather more and more metrics about the trends on online learning, corporate training, and the like. Last year, it was reported that $156 million was spent on employee learning initiatives in the United States… that’s quite the figure! training
Flipping Corporate Learning
JANUARY 10, 2013
It a take on flipping the corporate class that I totally agree with. LearningThis one is from my friend Jay Cross @ Internet Time. Flipping the educational process has now been proven to work across the board especially among financially challenged schools. combination of flipping and going back to the dream we all had with [.].
Corporate learning in the digital age
Learning with e's
JULY 16, 2015
Learning in many organisations is going through radical change. Some are ditching their training rooms in favour of digital delivery of content, and bosses that are forward thinking are investing in social learning, social media and mobile devices to support the learning of their employees. Can we apply this also to corporate learning? Unported License.
Flipping Corporate Learning
APRIL 17, 2012
Flipping learning is big in education. It will be big in corporate learning. How do you flip learning? Khan Academy is the poster child for flipped learning. In the classroom, they sort out what they’ve learned and do what used to be called homework. Millions of students are learning this way. What can we learn from these successes?
Southwest Airlines and Enspire at the Corporate Learning Summit
APRIL 12, 2013
Enspire CEO Bjorn Billhardt and Senior Manager of People Development at Southwest Airlines Bonnie Endicott will be speaking at this year’s Corporate Learning Summit in Chicago. In this interactive session, you will learn best practices for: Building effective high potential leadership development programs.
How to Connect Games to a Corporate Learning Curriculum
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
Thinking about using games for learning? Using a serious game or gamification platform in corporate learning, can be a great option, but it’s not the the right solution for every situation. We often ask our customers and clients some simple questions to determine if a game fits their needs: Are your current learning solutions presenting challenges to people?
Corporate Learning & Development: Whose Job Is It?
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
Creating, promoting and sustaining an organizational culture of learning is one hallmark of organizational success. culture of learning can result in an organization which cultivates the values that individuals seek—such as tolerance, open discussion, and the ability to think holistically and systematically. The short answer is: “Everyone’s”. Responsible Party #1: The L&D Group.
Mobile Devices in Learning: Utilizing the Ubiquitous Platform for Corporate Learning
JULY 9, 2015
Most corporate learners are open to the idea of self-paced online learning. But mobile learning (mLearning) is different from learning on the desktop, or in the classroom, with detailed notes in hand. Mobile learning truly extends learning beyond the confines of a classroom – delivering learning as per the need of the learners. Learning
Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014
DECEMBER 3, 2014
These articles were picked based off of page views, social media shares, educational value and overall reaction from the corporate learning community. 1. Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs . This article by Sharon Boller was widely shared in learning and development circles for good reason. Read More. 2. Read More. 3.
New Research: Best-in-class corporate learning approaches that drive business results
APRIL 8, 2016
Conversations highlighted how employee learning needs have become almost unrecognizable from those of just ten years ago. Today’s learning leaders want to build strategies that go beyond simply delivering training and, instead, focus on creating high-performing organizations. Download this comprehensive report and learn: Why traditional corporate training methods aren’t working.
Using Spaced Learning and Distributed Practice in Corporate Learning
JULY 22, 2013
Musicians know that consistent, daily practice is the only way to learn a challenging piece. Research on the benefits of distributing our learning into small chunks has been around for a long time. …So why do corporate trainers forget this fact when delivering eLearning and Instructor-led training? When did we start thinking of learning as a one-time event?
Four Strategies for Long-Term Retention in Corporate Learning (White Paper)
APRIL 9, 2014
Corporate learning professionals need strategies to improve both knowledge transfer during the initial learning event as well as the rate of long-term retention. It includes the learning and remembering strategies used in Knowledge Guru alongside other strategies we use time and again in our custom solutions. Download the white paper here.
How Gamification Will Impact Corporate Learning
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
At EI Design, we have been crafting gamification for serious learning (corporate learning) for over two years now. We now see a maturing in corporates’ understanding of its true potential and how a well-crafted gamification solution can create the right learning impact. Today, gamification is poised to impact corporate learning. Background.
What Can Corporate Learning and Development Learn from Coding Bootcamps
DECEMBER 23, 2015
Besides the overwhelming and insatiable need for coders in the global marketplace, and their ability to generate a pipeline of new coders to fill openings across many industries, these coding bootcamps are leveraging some practices that I feel have more than a casual applicability in the corporate learning and development space. There was a range in the medium for the pre-work, from classic e-learning to video-based programs. phrase I heard a lot was the concept of the challenge, or challenge-based learning. Challenge the students, all of them!
Global HR Trends are Affecting Corporate Learning: It’s time that HR and Learning came closer!
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
The leading trends in HR are directly affecting Corporate Learning – and together they are driving most businesses. Technology is transforming the Workplace and Workplace Learning. Technology is yet again the solution; as with e-learning, employees across the world can be trained on the same course content – as per their schedules and requirements.
The Corporate Learning Guide to Spaced Repetition and Feedback Loops (Free Download)
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
By basing your own learning designs off of these principles or using a solution that already has the learning principles built in, you can greatly increase what your learners will remember. You might have heard this technique referred to as spaced learning and repetition, interval reinforcement, distributed practice, the spacing effect , or something else entirely. More sales.
MOOCs: Scaling Corporate Learning
JUNE 2, 2014
While MOOCs have gained the interest and attention of higher education, they have failed to make much of an impact on corporate learning. Non-profits and NGOs such as Linux Foundation, WEF, OECD, Red Cross, and others have also started experimenting with large scale online learning. In trying to get a pulse of MOOCs in corporate learning, I’ve found it difficult to get a sense of what is happening broadly with MOOCs outside of higher education. That is starting to change. The sharing of practices and experiences in higher education is more prominent.
The 12 Corporate Learning Content Areas… and Where Games Fit
JANUARY 7, 2014
When it comes to game-based learning, 2014 is the year of theory moving into practice. An increasing number of organizations are planning initiatives to include games in their learning solutions. The 2013 ASTD State of the Industry report includes a wonderful table with the twelve most common content areas found in corporate training. Use the suggestions as a starting point.
Checklist: transforming corporate learning
MARCH 6, 2012
Experience has taught us that making over a training department into a business learning function requires these activities: Sell the vision of learning as a value-creating component of social business. explain how to integrate learning & development into the fabric of the business. position learning and development as on-going processes in the workplace. recognize continuous learning as the engine of innovation and continuous improvement. Build the framework for integrating learning and business. Optimize performance of the learning network.
Increasing the Value of Corporate Learning
Voice of Clarity
JUNE 19, 2014
The Shift to Corporate Training Programs is High. In a culture of increasing workload with less capital, investing in corporate training is at an all-time high. 2. This includes eLearning platforms, understanding learning styles and employing digital training modules that will adapt to all employees. 3. Self-directed study and corporate training through eLearning and computer-enhanced modules are prevalent and give the employee autonomy on how and when they learn. How Can MOOCs Help a Corporate Environment? Synchronized learning. Design.