Developer Diaries: A Healthier Developer
APRIL 29, 2016
When working from home, Instructional Designers and Developers can easily fall into a routine that involves a lot less getting ready for the work day and a lot more getting straight to work – which can be problematic for many of us who call home their office. During the day, I will sit for many hours, sometimes during marathon development sessions lasting up to three hours. Got dogs?
How to Support Bilingual eLearning
MAY 11, 2016
But, if you’re creating content that will be translated into multiple languages to support bilingual eLearning, you and your learners will benefit if you’re proactive , understand the parameters, and work with a qualified translator. Liz Sheffield is a freelance writer with a background in training and development. This is my mother. Her name is Gayl,” I said.
JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development
AUGUST 2, 2011
I mentioned before in one of my posts about the growing use of smart phones application as a form of Just-in-Time performance support; as mentioned before ; I feel eventually technology will enable individuals and not just companies/departments to deliver applications. When developing applications for just-in-time performance support, here are some items I keep on my checklist.
Performance Support: Gimme Three Clicks!
Living in Learning
APRIL 1, 2016
Critical demands for ensuring workforce agility and resilience manifest beyond the current scope of the best training programs; the best training design, best development and delivery practices that many L&D organizations rely upon as standard methodology. 70:20:10 AGILE Change Leadership EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems MOOCs Performance readiness assessment Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability EPS intentional design moments of need
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
development needs. or “very ready” in learning and development in. Development experts know, however, that. such as using technology to support structured. development – back into the process. development for new front-line managers. we’re using to support this journey. Journeys.” We believe that people typically develop proficiency in a.
Performance Support Goes to the Oscars
MAY 23, 2013
Much of mobile training and development is broken. Mobile has much to offer organizations, in general, and training and development units, in particular. How can a retailer use mobile performance support to deliver business impact? This is just the beginning of the use of performance support in retail via mobile devices. Screens are small and content is long.
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.
Knowledge Centered Support
In the Middle of the Curve
JUNE 14, 2016
During a conference I attended recently, I encountered the concept of Knowledge-Centered Support. This concept is taken from IT Help Desks and Service and is one way to think of learning in bite-size, easily consumable chunks that are updated by the people on the front-lines of support - taking some of the pressure off the training team to update materials. This is a good thing.
How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support
DECEMBER 6, 2012
About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity. Electronic performance support support systems (EPSS) were the rage. Intuitive design became a higher priority.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
Research Summary 2016 Learning Technology Study: Summary of Top Findings The technology employed to deliver Learning and Development has grown increasingly varied and complex. Source: 2016 Brandon Hall Group Learning Technology Study (n=302) Figure 1 Top 5 Learning & Development Priorities © 2016 Brandon Hall Group. © 2016 Brandon Hall Group. Licensed for Distribution by Docebo.
Workforce Development That Works
APRIL 11, 2016
Learning and talent development are increasingly essential to competitiveness in today’s fast-paced global marketplace. We’ll cover best practices in creating learning environments, supporting employee development, measuring the impact of talent development on business results, and organizing to foster continuous learning. Additional details are below. Events
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 […].
Want to go mobile for learning and support?
OCTOBER 19, 2012
invited him to write this when I recognized my lack of clarity about the options for mobile development and delivery. There is great excitement about the potential of mobile devices for learning and support. Workplace learning professionals now find themselves in the middle of conversations about leveraging mobile devices for growth and support. John Park is my guest blogger.
Supporting emerging technologies
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 28, 2015
Thanks to Grainne Conole for sharing this on Facebook this morning, and to Michelle Pacansky-Brock for sharing on LinkedIn too – 5 Ways to Support Faculty Who Teach with Emerging Technologies. Those who will join the implementation of something new once the initial buzz has quietened down and the research is starting to support it’s use. Like those in the ‘late’ majority, they will wait for the back to be broken on the testing and development before adopting and implementing, but will have been keen observers from the start. Late majority.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
activity to 50 new hires, 2) Promote and support new managers to lead teams, 3) Improve. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. support new managers to lead teams—you could use courses such as “Coach as a. They have a built-in support group to ask questions, share ideas, and evaluate.
5 words to avoid in e-learning for professional development
The eLearning Nomad
JUNE 21, 2016
Here is a list of words I NEVER use in the eWorkshops I develop and/or facilitate: 1. So in most adult professional development contexts we don’t ‘instruct’, we ‘facilitate’. But grades ruin professional development courses and workshops that aim at empowerment. In advanced level eWorkshops, you can only be a good e-facilitator if you’re also an expert in the topic of the eWorkshop, unless you’re working alongside an expert and share the support offered to your group. The words we use matter. They help us understand what we think about those practices. Tutor/teacher.
Leveraging 70:20:10 with Performance Support
Living in Learning
JULY 24, 2014
The “intention” behind the design and development decisions we make, while being based on agile practices, CANNOT exclusively focus on rapid development of training or learning content. AGILE Continuous Learning Learning Ecosystems Performer Support 70:20:10 embedded performance support EPS EPSS Our objective, as I state in the earlier post, is not to simply reduce time-to-training…but to allow our intentions to target reducing time-to-business-impact as a priority.
Sheetz Supports Workforce with Made-to-Order Training
APRIL 29, 2015
Video interview with the Workforce Development Manager at Sheetz. Behind the scenes of Sheetz’s success is a workforce development team led by Sherry Hancock who delivers solutions focused on the company’s business strategy. Being prepared means employees have sampled the product, participated in training and have performance support tools available. View More JPL Video Blogs.
Top 5 ELearning Development Programs
MARCH 23, 2014
If you are involved in the elearning industry, then there is a strong possibility that you have at some point needed a rapid elearning development tool for course creation. Articulate Storyline – This is the tool of choice for many because it is fairly easy to use and comes with some pretty nifty features and an extremely active support community. 2.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
their investments in developing front-line. new approach to developing front-line managers (an approach we. DEVELOP FRONT-LINE MANAGERS It’s been well documented that people leave managers – not companies. managers develop the skills they need to succeed? leadership development. not have a formal leadership development program in. focus to developing new.
Supporting Outstanding Young Persons by voting #jcinews
AUGUST 17, 2015
And depending on the region you grew up in, or the supporting (or not) family background you got, opportunities were either vast or limited and opportunities to turn one’s life around were multiple or rare. My friend Ronda Zelezny-Green took her fate in her own hands and turned it into something bigger (thanks to the support of just a few people, including inspirational teachers).
Gaining managers support for learning and development
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
In a recent webinar, I spoke with Skillsoft customers who shared how they have successfully gained leader/manager buy-in and support for Skillsoft learning resources. learning & development
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. Augmented Reality. JGame.
Supporting all the ways people learn at work
MARCH 20, 2016
In this post I want to show how organisations are supporting learning more widely across the organisation. Building and supporting communities: This involves setting up or supporting cross-organisational groups where people not only build connections but have ongoing interactions in order to learn from one another and/or to improve their professional and work practices.
6 Tips for Providing Value to the Modern Corporate Learner
6 Tips for Providing Value to the Modern Corporate Learner Enable Continuous. Learning Think outside the box. and expand training. options beyond formal. learning. For starters, make learning and knowledge available on- demand in bite-sized chunks as well as accessible. anytime, anywhere, and from any device. Fully Embrace. 70:20:10 The 70:20:10 Model. for L&D holds that. formal learning is 10%.
Supporting Your ELearning Clients
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
If you are selling courses, then the support you provide for your customers is perhaps different than the support you would provide if you are designing custom elearning solutions. Depending on the type of elearning work you are doing, here are some tools you can use to make your job easier when it comes to client and customer support. Option #1: HelpScout. elearning
How Can “Performance Support” Support Your Organization?
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Performance support is a way to extend formal training to the job site, reminding learners of how to apply their formal training to get results. Back on the job after training has been completed, performance support systems give learners what they need to know at the exact moment of need. Unlike instructor-led training, performance support is not formal learning.
Developer Diaries: How To Make Your Own Fonts
MARCH 18, 2016
Supporting open source software is always a good idea. The post Developer Diaries: How To Make Your Own Fonts appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Developer Resources eLearning Featured Graphic Design Resources ResourcesI was once asked by someone inquiring about what I do for a living, “Do you know how to make your own fonts?”. Erm… No,” was my reply. Sketch. Vectorize.
Using Students as Tech Support
MAY 1, 2015
We may never have enough technology support in education, but one of the most overlooked resources is our students! My proposal to the parents, teachers and tech directors out there is to include students in providing support. have taught in the central Maine district R.S.U. #19 for over ten years and have had students provide tech support for all of that time. For Educators
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
Supported by. in learning and development and 1,600 learners. This report has been developed and co-written with Charles Jennings of the. specific support of our ambassadors: Follow @TowardsMaturity @702010pp @corporateelearn and @Docebo on Twitter. reality of how their people learn and develop. using the 70:20:10 model, supporting learning in. development.
Development Mindsets and 70:20:10
Performance Learning Productivity
OCTOBER 7, 2014
However, neuroscience research has supported Dweck’s model. New Knowledge and Crack Cocaine Gary Marcus is another professor of psychology who has spent years studying human cognitive development. Development Mindsets I have been focussing on the important role of development mindsets as an starting point for adopting the 70:20:10 model for some time. Every day. nt, d?-
Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere
MAY 16, 2011
As Masie said, we are at an age of incredible learning development opportunity. One thing that struck me was how often Masie recommended that just-in-time electronic performance support would often meet an organization's needs instead of traditional training. Again, this is driving towards online performance support. Thoughts on Elliot Masie's Lectora User Conference Keynote.
There’s More to Support than Technology
B Online Learning
MARCH 11, 2015
Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy LearnFlex Tips Learning Management System authoring tools elearning LearnFlex learning management system Master elearning Course softwaresupport technology “Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.” Robert Griffin III This is a great quote and it can transcend the world of sport, finding application in most any team situation. But since I am writing from the world of education based on eLearning, especially from […].
JULY 18, 2013
If we find the answer, we should update the resources to help other people find the answer rather than having to rediscover it. I was thinking about this in terms of the ways in which L&D can support this process, and started noting the ways in which we can help besides courses. I broke it up into two different forms of support: direct, and supporting the associated skills.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
know to support the buyer through their purchasing journey. by a variety of customer-facing departments including marketing, sales, tech- nical support, customer success, implementation. To contact Docebo, please visit: www.docebo.com Technology is increasingly supporting the multi-modality approach to learning, well. need to fully support that, end-to-end. ENABLEMENT?
How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support
DECEMBER 6, 2012
About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity. Electronic performance support systems (EPSS) were the rage. Why bother having people take courses to learn things they’ll soon forget?
The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
To help you out, I’ve aggregated 11 of the top development tools to help you easily put together either native, or web-based mobile LMS software apps for your workforce. iUI supports most smartphones and tablets (including Palm, Android and iOS devices). Additionally, it supports lots of themes and plugins for added functionality. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps.
How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support
JANUARY 8, 2012
Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Build performance support into every blended learning effort. Select the right performance support tool for your situation.
3 – L&D roles to support learning at work
MARCH 24, 2016
In the first post in this series I showed the many different ways that people learn at work , and in the second I talked about the activities involved in supporting all the ways people learn at work. From this diagram, three broad roles become apparent to support the multitude of activities that were described in my second post. Co-ordinating roles . Facilitating roles.
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
others can take on to develop their. COACHING: I support my team members by. Our research has told us loud and clear that current approaches to developing these. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I eﬀectively identify tasks that. capabilities and free my time for. more strategic activities. 3. MONITORING.