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.
I’m Glad Millennials Scare Learning and Development
JULY 13, 2016
The learning and development (L&D) world seems to be confused by, if not outright afraid of, millennials. In many cases, the shift from classroom training toward blended learning and eLearning has just meant the learners can sit somewhere other than in a classroom while they endure a lecture or get pelted by bullet points. Curious about the ruckus, I did some research.
Online Learning Conference: eLearning Development
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
We're deep into day 2 here in Chicago. This crew has been hard at work writing scripts and producing eLearning using every tool under the sun including Adobe Captivate, Adobe and Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, and Techsmith Camtasia Studio. Adobe Captivate
How to Train and Develop Millennials
AUGUST 24, 2016
How to Train and Develop Millennials. It is important that we try to understand exactly the training and development challenges that they may represent. As a millennial myself with a fair amount of work experience, I offer a unique perspective on how learning works differently for myself than people that have filled my roles before me. Thirdly, use social learning.
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. development needs. or “very ready” in learning and development in. Learning. Development experts know, however, that. just on learning but on learning and doing.
3 Questions to Consider Before Developing New eLearning
AUGUST 10, 2016
Developing new eLearning is a big undertaking. Why are you considering developing this eLearning? Unfortunately, that’s not an opportunity most training departments or eLearning developers will ever have. The post 3 Questions to Consider Before Developing New eLearning appeared first on Knowledge Direct. Related questions include: Is it mandatory training? Let me know.
5 words to avoid in e-learning for professional development
The eLearning Nomad
JUNE 21, 2016
Many e-course designers misunderstand adult learning principles or don’t really know how to put these in practice. A lot of this can be picked up by the language used. Here is a list of words I NEVER use in the eWorkshops I develop and/or facilitate: 1. Learners’ own stories are a very important part of the learning process. So in most adult professional development contexts we don’t ‘instruct’, we ‘facilitate’. My blog post ‘ From e-tutor to e-facilitator: 4 things to un-learn’ explains the difference between those terms in more depth. Instructor/instruction.
Stop Training Leaders and Start Developing Leadership
The Peformance Improvement
JULY 12, 2016
[This post first appeared on the Learning to be Great Blog.]. study by PwC found that only eight percent of senior executives can be considered strategic leaders, defined as “effective at leading transformations.” To attract, develop, and retain more strategic leaders, organizations need to find employees who already have that potential and help them develop the capability.
Connecting Learning and Development to Business Strategy
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Throughout 2015, I’ve had the privilege to interview some impressive learning and development leaders from a variety of industries for JPL’s Learning Solutions Video Blog. Ultimately, the goal of this alignment is to make learning and development a competitive advantage for their company. Meg Petersen, IBM. Sherry Hancock, Sheetz. Deidre Williams, Aflac.
Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study
Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role.
Developing a Learning Culture Infographic
The Peformance Improvement
JANUARY 21, 2015
Leadership Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training Training Impact infographic
Tools For Mobile Learning Development
MARCH 21, 2010
Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available. want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device. Games. IPhone.
Workforce Development That Works
APRIL 11, 2016
Sang Yoon , Head of Learning Strategy and R&D, Google. Learning and talent development are increasingly essential to competitiveness in today’s fast-paced global marketplace. Additional details are below. MODERATOR: Nathan Blain , Executive Director, Corporate Executive Board. PANELISTS: David Blake , CEO, Degreed. Stephen Bailey , CEO, ExecOnline. Events
9.5 Essential eLearning Development Tips
JANUARY 13, 2015
In this blog post, I mention nine and half eLearning development tips that could save you time, money, and help your eLearning to be more awesome than it already is. So if you are am elearning developer or instructional designer, these tips are going to awesome. #1. When I am handed a storyboard to develop, I first look it over and identify common activities and visuals.
Learner motivation explained! Learn how to use an LMS to motivate your learners to upskill
Training and development professionals often bemoan the lack of apparent initiative in their trainees. 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
Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development
AUGUST 6, 2015
wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. Create organizations that are nimble, constantly learning, conversing and listening. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.
Are You Developing Global Leaders?
JULY 27, 2016
It’s why learning leaders and executives at companies like L’Oréal and PricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business said it’s critical that they place a high value on developing global leaders. Some point to a lack of soft skills development. It’s part of the learning leader’s job to figure that out. What are their motivators?
Time Estimates for E-Learning Development
MARCH 18, 2014
find it helpful to refer clients to these sources, especially if they think training development should take barely any time. For example, let’s say a client asks me to convert an existing full day training program to self-paced e-learning. For graphics, my estimate depends on how much custom development I’m doing and how much will be provided by the client.
Transforming learning and development
Clive on Learning
DECEMBER 18, 2012
Over on the Onlignment blog, I have, throughout 2012, been setting out a model for a transformation in workplace learning and development. Establishing a learning architecture and infrastructure that recognises these unique characteristics. Building capability in areas such as the design of digital learning content, learning live and online, and connected online learning.
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. Conclusion.16
Transforming learning and development
Clive on Learning
OCTOBER 26, 2012
In a series of posts on the Onlignment blog that has run throughout 2012, I have endeavoured to explain how transformation can take place in workplace learning and development. Establishing a learning architecture and infrastructure that recognises these unique characteristics. Building capability in areas such as the design of digital learning content, learning live and online, and connected online learning. started the series by setting out the need for transformation. If this is all too much for you, I summarised the main ideas in this video. Enjoy
Accelerate Female Leadership Development
AUGUST 4, 2016
Tungli, the founder and managing partner for Developing Global Leaders Asia, and her team recently designed two new leadership programs specifically for women: an advance and thrive course for women in senior management and an acceleration course for women with five years of experience. Foster: All people need to be developed into effective leaders. Zsuzsanna Tungli. Sharing.
Franchise Custom Elearning Development
MARCH 8, 2016
One of the biggest challenges for Training & Development and People Departments today is how to translate in-person training to online learning. Below we have identified 3 reasons for franchises to partner with a custom elearning development company to grow their business. 1. Which, in turn, reduces in-person training time and costs and maximizes learning efficiency.
5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
I write and present on agile e-learning development since 2011. quick wins for more agile e-learning development. If you want to know more on agile, check out my links at the bottom of the post. 1. Create an agile e-learning customer. 2. Make Create an agile e-learning customer. You can only have that if your e-learning has real measurable goals.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. their investments in developing front-line. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. new approach to developing front-line managers (an approach we. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). managers develop the skills they need to succeed?
“Good Enough” in Learning and Development
APRIL 1, 2015
As I read, I thought about many applications of “good enough” in Learning and Development (L&D), particularly concepts such as minimum viable product, which is a, “strategy used for fast and quantitative market testing of a product or product feature,” 1 or, “the product with the highest return on investment versus risk.” ” 2. What to do?
Developing an Organization-wide Culture of Learning – Some Tactics
JUNE 24, 2015
The benefits of a strong learning culture are many. Some organizations try to encourage learning by providing adequate training and learning infrastructure – Learning Material, Training Class Rooms, Trainers, Learning Management System , and pertinent content. Inculcating an enterprise–wide learning culture might just be such an innovation! Learning
Learning Vs. Training & Development
Your Training Edge
JULY 29, 2015
I have talked about a lot regarding training and development, in my previous blog posts, both in educational and professional context. Many of people’s responses made me encounter a question that is there any difference between learning and training. However, the very same training experience might be training for someone and learning for the others. The basis is ownership.
Estimating ELearning Development Time
JUNE 22, 2015
When it comes to elearning development, one of the first things people want to know is how long it will take. This is true for both consulting projects where you are performing the development for a client and internal company projects. What key stakeholders often overlook is that quality elearning course development takes a significant amount of time. instructional design
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
their group, you may wish to try action mapping, a technique developed by instructional. 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. learned in the training. form blended learning.
Challenges of Responsive eLearning Development
MAY 13, 2014
In a technology-driven world, today's learners use multiple computing devices during the course of a day – primarily for work, some learning, a lot of entertainment, and for reference and support in their decision making. eLearning Responsive eLearning Responsive eLearning Development They are on the move and want to use their ‘downtime’ effectively by looking up information when and where it […].
Transforming learning and development
Clive on Learning
MARCH 13, 2012
This video packages up a presentation I made at Learning Technologies in London in January. It describes how corporate learning and development appears to be at a crossroads. On one hand it faces unparalleled cost, budgetary and environmental pressures, while on the other it is blessed with the most exciting opportunities in a generation.
A Learning and Development Journey: An Expert's Story & Perspective
JULY 5, 2016
During the Association for Talent Development's 2016 International Conference and Exposition, I had the privilege of interviewing our friend in the industry, Courtney Vital. She shared her personal journey in training, and her opinions about the future of the learning and performance industry. Part of InSync Training's Expert Interview Series. Trends
Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
I love agile development. We use it at Easygenerator to develop our software. You can apply the lessons learned from agile software development to eLearning development as well. This post contains some simple tips that you can apply to eLearning development. Involve your client in the development process. Agile e-learning development (2): Culture.
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.
Leadership Development Pushes Past Comfort
JUNE 28, 2016
Even though business is good and the organization is humming along, challenging leaders to break out of their comfort zones and develop the skills needed to sustain and grow the business can provide for a stronger future. That was a huge learning point for them,” she said. This activity, facilitated by a learning professional, wasn’t not for the faint of heart.