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.
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?
Curated Insights: What does it mean to modernize workplace learning?
JULY 1, 2016
“We want to modernize our learning culture,” said the chief learning officer. Everyone nodded in agreement, but had absolutely no idea what a “modern learning culture” really is or how to build one. In fact, today’s employees often take control of their own learning and leverage resources outside their organizations because the internal stuff doesn’t hack it.
The 70:20:10 Lens
MARCH 29, 2016
For example, we needn’t assign 70% of our time, effort and money on OTJ interventions, 20% on social learning, and 10% on formal training. Similarly, we shouldn’t mandate that our target audience aligns its learning activity according to these proportions. Our role then as L&D professionals is to support and facilitate this learning as best we can. It just is.
APRIL 6, 2016
I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! THE DEVICE. 360° VIDEOS. These are great! 360° PHOTOS.
In Pursuit of The RIGHT Learning Management System (LMS) for Today’s Workplaces
JUNE 20, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Until such times as systems can seamlessly track, report and produce useful data for the learning that occurs through the many little experiences in the daily workflow without manual intervention, I think it is still ‘work in progress’.” – Charles Jennings (in our interview with him). THE JOURNEY: As you know, we are experiencing a major shift in the domain of ‘learning’.
The Democratization of Learning
JUNE 12, 2011
The underlying principle behind social or informal learning is that we do most of our learning during spur-of-the-moment, collaborative activities. In essence, we learn on-the-job and we learn from others. But how do instructional designers learn? There are plenty of tools that creators of adult learning use to measure the success of their curricula.
A Look Behind The Training Magazine Top 125
MARCH 2, 2012
Training magazine recently released its annual list of the top 125 companies that embrace employee training, and by glancing over some statistics about those organizations, a few trends start to emerge. Back in January , Bersin and Associates released its annual Corporate Learning Facebook, a survey of the training industry landscape. billion in the U.S. and $11.3
Twitter for Trainers: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Ideas
MAY 31, 2012
Among her ideas: “Ask participants to introduce themselves, for example with the name, location and one thing they want to learn from the workshop or what their biggest challenge is facing them that’s related to the workshop topic.” More : How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It. How do you know an idea has gone thoroughly mainstream? Beginner.
Running Corporate Learning as a Business: Top Trends for 2016
JANUARY 14, 2016
And tempting as it was to remain in the woodwork this year, after reading a few dozen “learning trends” posts, I felt there was something missing. There were predictions a-plenty on what technology we would love, on the needs of the Millennials, and the learning modalities du jour. Successful Learning Organizations will have a seat at the table. Yeah, yeah, I know. on board.”
Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources
MAY 18, 2016
Over the last five to ten years, corporate learning professionals have scrambled to engage their learners in an increasingly digital world. Learning trends such as mobile, gamification, game-based learning, performance support, use of learning science and interactive video are all attempts to capture learner attention and engage them on a deeper level. See how.
Twitter for Corporate Learning & Development
JANUARY 2, 2010
Trying to convince your Learning & Development department there’s a place for Twitter (or enterprise-weight counterparts ) in your plans? Enterprise Micro-Learning ” by Marcia Conner. Learn More With Less: Corporate Education in the Current Economy ” by Marcia Conner. Twitter As a Learning Tool. Here are a few articles that address this growing trend.
LearningCafe Year End Webinar – Looking back at 2016. What is coming in 2017?
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Overview: Don’t miss out on our finale online discussion for 2016 as we speak to a panel of experienced learning managers and consultants who review the year that was and the next one in the world of corporate learning. We Discuss: Business drivers for Learning in 2016.How Learning design and delivery has changed. Learning Business partners. Register.
How Do Serious Games Work in a Large Enterprise?
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Organizations of all sizes are turning to game-based learning , serious games , and gamification to solve a range of learning and development challenges. For others, it’s about retention ; learners do not remember what they learned after completing training, therefore wasting its value. …measure the success of learning solutions through meaningful analytics.
Diverse Workforce – How to Meet Learning Needs?
OCTOBER 27, 2015
How does an organization meet the learning needs of a diverse work base? What are the learning strategies it adopts to make its workforce stay focused and engaged? On one side we have organizations that are drafting out learning and development strategies to cater to the growing population of millennials entering the workforce. mktcops=c.learning-and-development~c.sr-leader&mktcois=c.innovation~c.integrated-talent-management&mkttag=c.original-official-blog-cat-astd-membership.
A Recipe for Explaining eLearning During Thanksgiving
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
This means I create digital training that is delivered real-time in an online seminar or webinar, or is delivered via self-paced training that’s online that you do on your own. As an eLearning professional, I fit in a larger department of L&D, or, Learning and Development, professionals who are responsible for all training in my organization.”. Good luck! YOU: (Grab a pie or two.
Why Curation is a Core Competency for L&D Professionals – Resources Shared at @ATDAtlanta
DECEMBER 11, 2015
It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about curation and learning. Ways to use Curation in Learning by Benn Betts. Using Social Media for Professional Learning: Seek, Sense, and Share by Beth Kanter. How can curation be used in learning? What is curation and how is it relevant to learning at work? The Learning 2.0
The best elearning reads of 2013
DECEMBER 31, 2013
Every month we put together a list of our favorite articles for our monthly newsletter – we’ve put those lists together to create this list of best reads in elearning and learning for the year! YouTube another MOOP (Massive Open Online Pedagogy) Learning will not be televised, it will be digitised , Donald Clark. Learning technology: are we using it right? Social media at work.
XAPI Gaining Traction: An interview with Megan Torrance
OCTOBER 28, 2015
She works with clients to create custom online, live and blended learning solutions that meet specific needs, quickly and cost effectively. In this way, learners quickly grasp the important things they need to know through meaningful learning experiences that build on current knowledge and directly impact performance. Learning Solutions Magazine. . link]. link]. link].
Is MOOC Suitable For Corporate & Workplace Learning?
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
However, when it comes to applying MOOCs to corporate or workplace learning I’m not very sure how and how well it will work. It made me think that corporate executives are not keen to get into MOOCs (I’m just hoping that the next two weeks will be more active on corporate mlearning front). googled ‘Corporate MOOC’ but could not find any examples of corporate MOOCs.
Beyond Best Practices
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
That probably sounds strange coming from the editor of a magazine dedicated to finding, analyzing and sharing successful examples of corporate learning. Month after month in this magazine and day in, day out on our website we share thought-provoking stories and practices from leading learning executives. Mike Prokopeak is editor in chief of Chief Learning Officer.
Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 28, 2015
If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. Employees need to learn quickly. They need to acquire new information, new skills, and develop new abilities and they need to do this in a way in which that learning will be retained and applied immediately. The learning cognoscenti know there are no shortcuts to effective learning.
The evolution of personal learning environments
OCTOBER 24, 2014
A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. He reads books, accesses the Britannica Encyclopedia CD on his PC, participates in group discussions at his university, reads journals, magazines and newspapers in the library, logs on to the (slowly working) internet once in a while, watches TV, listens to the radio, and so on. Forward to the year 2014.
Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium
MARCH 30, 2011
Day two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer magazine Symposium continued with more innovative learning strategies in Amelia Island, Fla. attended DAU’s Learning Road Map for the Future where Christopher Hardy, director of the Global Learning and Technology Center of Defense Acquisition University, detailed how DAU provides learning and job support assets needed to fill the gaps supporting learning on the job for over 125,000 employees. Corporate diversity is defined in a lot of different ways and at the core is our personality.
Instructor-led training is alive and well and living in…
OCTOBER 27, 2016
Lowe, Writer & Corporate Communicator]. percent of formal learning was still delivered via instructor-led classroom, while another 9.33 The 2016 Benchmark Report: The State of Online Training noted “nearly 70 percent of corporate training is instructor-led.” Camaraderie and even peer-pressure can provide motivation and be integral to the learning process.
The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed
OCTOBER 1, 2012
This year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning list (the 6th Annual Survey) has been compiled from the votes of 582 learning professionals worldwide – 55% working in education, 45% working in non-educational organizations. But, in general, my analysis suggests that whereas education is embracing social technologies, corporates still have a long way to go. Enjoy! Top Tools 2012
Top 10 eLearning Bloggers For 2015 [Infographic]
MAY 27, 2015
He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine, a moderator for Lrnchat and a co-organizer of Third Place in Sydney. He has worked in corporate eLearning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. Ryan holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. He is a regular contributor to industry magazines and he has won a bunch of training awards. As director of The eLearning Guild Academy, Janet strives to help fellow learning professionals make sense of the changing learning environment.
Fri April 29: ASTD Conference “Learning 2.0 – Don’t get left behind” #ASTDL20
APRIL 24, 2011
But if you’d like to hear from some industry notables on the topic of Learning 2.0, come to ASTD New England Area’s Regional 2011 Conference: Learning 2.0 – Don’t get left behind. Conference Description: The world of learning & development is changing fast. Keynote Speaker: On Friday, April 29, 2011, 8:30 - 10:00 am -- Tony Bingham , CEO and President of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals will be our keynote speaker. 978-692-8200. astdl20
A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel
JANUARY 18, 2016
I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Byran for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. Learning in 2012, and subsequently joined mLevel last fall. magazine’s Best of 2014 and Best of 2015. mLevel Studio. A.G.E.S.
Digital Curation: Definitions, Tools, and Strategies – Resources Shared During LINGOs Webinar
APRIL 15, 2015
It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about curation and learning. Ways to use Curation in Learning by Benn Betts. Using Social Media for Professional Learning: Seek, Sense, and Share by Beth Kanter. How can curation be used in learning? What is curation and how is it relevant to learning at work? Filtering: A Challenge and Responsibility for Learning Professionals. Curation: A Core Competency for Learning Professionals. Computers, Learning Professionals, and their Roles in Curation. The Learning 2.0
The State of Learning Delivery on Mobile Devices in 2011
JANUARY 28, 2011
For this reason, many predict a continued rise in the use of mobile devices for learning. Mobile learning has been a hot topic in learning forums for the better part of a decade now. This year is no different, with mobile learning showing up on trend reports including Learning Solutions Magazine’s “ Looking Back, Looking Forward , ASTD’s Training and Development (T&D) Magazine’s “ Six Trends That Will Change Workplace Learning Forever ” and eLearn Magazine’s “ Predictions For e-Learning in 2011.”.
eLearning is Overdue for a Makeover
Will at Work Learning
MARCH 6, 2014
We''ve reality-checked these principles through the feedback of a representative sampling of the world''s best elearning--and learning-and-performance--advocates. Clark Aldrich Managing Director Clark Aldrich Designs, LLC Cammy Bean VP of Learning Design Kineo Mohit Bhargava President LearningMate Solutions (Canada) Ltd. Tony Bingham President and CEO ASTD Jane Bozarth, PhD ELearning Coordinator State of North Carolina, USA Bryan Chapman Chief Learning Strategist Chapman Alliance Tamar Elkeles, PhD Chief Learning Officer Qualcomm Joe Ganci CEO eLearning Joe Judith A.
Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
AUGUST 19, 2015
ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. What are the critical success factors for sustaining learning communities?
Informal Learning - 3 Free Chapters (Jay Cross)
OCTOBER 10, 2007
Link to Informal Learning Book (chapters 1-3 are free. Informal Learning Blog JAY CROSS? He co-authored Implementing eLearning, founded Internet Time Group, served as CEO of eLearning Forum for its first five years, and writes a column on effectiveness for CLO magazine. INFORMAL LEARNING? Chapter 2: A Natural Way of Learning. learning corporate learning e-books