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.
7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. But wait…How will you explain eLearning to your Executive Director? Here are 7 things about eLearning your CEO/Executive Director will want to know. 1: How much will it cost? Will people actually learn anything? An LCMS?
A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Our focus is on making learning deeply absorbing so people connect with and apply what they learn. Our clients come to us with a wide range of workplace challenges and we devise learning solutions to fit their exact needs. So rather than dwell on what I wish I had known, it is all about what are the next things I want to learn. Learning to vote, game by Sponge UK.
2015's Top 10 Trends in HR, Talent and Learning Strategies—Part 1
JANUARY 19, 2015
If you share our enthusiasm for the quickly changing work world, you will be keen to learn the trends this year in corporate HR, talent management and learning. cloud based talent management corporate training Performance Management Talent Management Learning Management System LMS Talent Management System HR Director HR trends human resources talent aquisition
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
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. Secret 4: Socialize the Learning with Others.
Why Your Board of Directors is Dysfunctional
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Well, maybe things seem okay for the moment, but at some point, you’ll experience frustration with a board of directors that you’ll be convinced is off its rocker, in whole or part. They volunteer to run for the board of directors of your nonprofit organization, get elected or appointed, and voila! Learning those tasks requires learning new skills — or adapting existing skills to new applications. Learning in General Online Learning in General association non-profit education online learning professional developmentAdmit it.
Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company
APRIL 7, 2014
Misha McPherson is director of worldwide sales enablement with a San Francisco-based provider of cloud-based digital marketing software. Prior to this, McPherson was director of global learning and development at Yammer, and also held senior sales training management positions at Monster and Yahoo! More and more, learning is not owned by a single person or group.
Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 2
OCTOBER 21, 2011
With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. More recently, Liz was the Asia Pacific Learning and Development leader, overseeing a team of 140 learning and development professionals across 13 countries in supporting the delivery of a global people development strategy. Jeevan: Liz, “keeping up” learning must be tough. We also focus on industry specific learning for consultants.
Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!
JUNE 30, 2015
Who can forget the world-wide ‘wow’ phenomenon of this Director’s 1993-film Jurassic Park! Then, is it not better to use the visual medium as a learning tool ? The scope of using it in the upskilling and other learning and development framework is immense. Learning need not any longer spell boredom! From a kid to an adult, the impact was beyond the scope of imagination.
Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 23, 2015
New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Nowadays, I have been observing that various new online learning solutions are popping every month and conventional classroom settings are getting even keener than ever to integrate new technologies into their content and strategies. eLearnin
Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
AUGUST 28, 2015
Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. 1. In-person Learning.
Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner
JULY 2, 2014
Three of the most common roles in any eLearning production are Project Manager (PM), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Education Director. Working with the Education Director. The Education Director is the bridge between the learners and the educational offerings. SMEs tend to have years of experience, be in high demand, and may have even written the existing learning materials.
The Value of Video Learning
Your Training Edge
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Most of my previous articles have explicitly established the importance of online learning, online teaching, MOOCs and so on. In this article, I would be focused around one of its most important elements that contributes significantly towards its success, and that is the video learning. When it comes to maximizing the value of video learning, certain design tips can just be great.
10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry
JUNE 15, 2016
In some ways, the learning industry evolves quickly and trends change all of the time ( like these 3 trends we found earlier in the yea r). Innovation in leadership development, employee development, and education is the lifeblood of staying current and competitive in today’s corporate landscape, and it’s up to learning leaders like you to drive that change. Whether you’re an educator, an L&D pro, or a business owner, thought leadership and thinking beyond traditional learning is what separates the greats from those who are willing to follow–rather than lead.
Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS
JULY 7, 2016
Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, is not the newest trend to hit the LMS market: the “ fall of personal computing ” has been a topic of discussion on this blog for a long time. But mLearning continues to make the top industry trends as the expectation of mobile access to Learning Management System platforms becomes ever more engrained among learners.
Guide to Good Online Learning
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Good online learning is deceptively simple but very engaging with a depth of knowledge that is delivered almost without the learner realising they are absorbing it. Boring content makes boring online learning Look critically at what you want to deliver before you start creating online content. All these tips come from my experience in online teaching and learning.
Introduction to Blended Learning [Interview with Ben Rimes]
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Blended learning approach has been here for a while and it is likely to have been applied by thousands of teachers worldwide. The question is whether we know everything about blended learning technique and correctly use the LMS potential to create digital spaces and reinforce face-to-face learning environments. Blog articles
Job Post: Education & E-Learning Manager/Director
DECEMBER 17, 2009
If you are looking for that next great eLearning job, look no farther… Jayne Aiello of Robert Walters is looking to recruit an E-Learning Manager/Director position for their client. Related posts: What IF… all Learning was Points Based? Featured eLearning Director eLearning Manager JobFor more info: [link]. The 100 Best Open Education Resources on the Web. Education Needs to Be Turned on Its Head.
Job Post: Education & E-Learning Manager/Director
DECEMBER 17, 2009
If you are looking for that next great eLearning job, look no farther… Jayne Aiello of Robert Walters is looking to recruit an E-Learning Manager/Director position for their client. Tags: Featured eLearning Director eLearning Manager Job For more info: [link]. Related posts: The 100 Best Open Education Resources on the Web Education Needs to Be Turned on Its Head.
The Race between Learning and Technology
Your Training Edge
APRIL 5, 2016
Well, this post is going to be quite significant since it discusses an ever popular buzz comparing the learning with technology. Well, to be honest, I would first be starting with technology as a compliment for learning, since being a trainer I witnessed a number of technologies since last decades that just transformed the training and development industry. The short answer is “yes”.
Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach
MAY 21, 2015
The learner seeks knowledge and wants to absorb that knowledge; learning activities then help embed that knowledge. Alternatively, learners may want to test themselves for prior knowledge before undertaking any study, or refresh themselves through learning activities. Learning can be approached from various entry points, and there is a recognizable continuum of learning.
3 Simple ways to gamify your online learning
JUNE 2, 2016
Gamification can help you create a more engaging learning experience. But, make sure you don’t simply take a game and apply it to your learning. Instead, Instead, you should focus on finding ways to use gaming elements to create learning experiences that are not possible with traditional face-to-face training. Here Give learners the opportunity to learn from their mistakes.
Make E-learning Personal
JUNE 23, 2016
E-learning has been playing a vital role in workforce learning and development for several decades. Still, one of the major complaints about e-learning has been its inability to cater to individual employees’ learning and development needs. This technology could help to bridge the knowledge gap between employees of various educational backgrounds and learning speeds.
The Inevitable Fusion of Learning and Talent
JUNE 29, 2016
Research from Deloitte University Press titled “Global Human Capital Trends 2015, Leading in the New World of Work” indicates the percentage of companies rating learning and development as a “very high” priority tripled in a year, yet organizational readiness is rapidly declining. It will take wholesale learning and HR adaptation. Learning and talent ownership. Governance.
CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning
JUNE 28, 2016
Leaders can then complete competency assessments to establish baselines and identify training to further develop these competencies,” said Mike Gaines, director of strategic alliances at Halogen. Invite business leaders to learning teamwork sessions. Today’s learning is situation-driven, so design learning that is accessible where they need to learn, said CGB Enterprises’ Dave Koll.
Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller
SEPTEMBER 14, 2013
In early May we launched our Learning Game Design Blog on the Knowledge Guru website. The blog has become a great source of information for anyone interested in game based learning and gamification—thanks in large part to an incredibly in-depth blog series by Sharon Boller. The Learning Game Design Series. Think about the learning first—and then the game. Dump ADDIE.
The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design
MAY 2, 2015
Though we had been following some of these discussions with much interest, and also trying out integrating the internal development process at Learnnovator s in a loosely structured way around this approach, a recent article by Clark Quinn prompted us to embark on a quest to find answers to the following questions: Is design thinking a new subject, at least in learning design? INTERVIEWS.
Six Truths About Implementing a Learning Game that Gets Results
DECEMBER 1, 2014
I love games—but that does not mean I think a game is the appropriate option for every learning situation. I do not think it will always equal the most effective or efficient means of helping people learn. ” You have to market a game and plan its implementation just as carefully as you would any other type of learning solution. Learners are smart people. model).
Building a Culture of Continuous Learning
Performance Learning Productivity
AUGUST 12, 2013
Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. They’re bit-players in a much larger world of organisational learning and performance. There is widespread agreement amongst senior executives, line managers and HR directors that ‘breakthrough performance’ is needed to meet immediate business goals. Most people get it.
Agile Learning Design for Beginners (Free White Paper)
JULY 21, 2014
Jennifer Bertram , Director of Instructional Design here at Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on Agile Learning Design. In Agile Learning Design for Beginners , Jennifer gives a comprehensive introduction to one of her areas of expertise as a Director of Instructional Design: Agile. The Agile White Paper agile agile learning design white paper
Hangout connects global learning community
JULY 22, 2016
News: A four-day online event on how to use learning technologies to innovate, integrate and inspire in the workplace has brought together over 250 delegates and 25 learning experts. Learning professionals from across the world joined industry experts to share their experiences and tips on achieving success.
Assessing Your Organizational Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
JULY 1, 2016
To what extent does your organization have a learning culture? Using Edgar Schein ’s definition of organizational culture, you’ll want to know to what extent: Underlying beliefs and assumptions support learning in your organization. Values and principles drive learning in your organization. Do they know how to sustain this learning over time? What do you see?
4 Ways to use Curation in Learning
DECEMBER 16, 2013
I’m getting very excited about the possibilities of using more digital curation in learning. Inspiration is how I term curation that is done by other people on your behalf, outside of a formal learning environment. Aggregation is the same thing, but done within a formal learning context. Curation can and should be used as a tool of teaching and learning itself.
Healthcare Learning Management System Survey Results
MARCH 30, 2016
We issued a survey targeting professionals from the healthcare world to gain insight into the particular learning and development challenges they face. Responses came from those who work in: IT, Operations/Administration, Human Resources, Learning and Development, Nursing, and Education/Research. Looking for more information on online learning and training in healthcare?
Dashe & Thomson Welcomes New Director of Client Engagement
Dashe & Thomson
DECEMBER 10, 2013
Dashe & Thomson is excited to announce the recent addition of Jeremy Vore as Director of Client Engagement. Learn more about Jeremy in the interview below. Q: Discuss your background a little bit. I’ve had a wide range of wonderful professional experiences, but they all come back to my love of communication, teaching, and interacting with people. I’ve been fortunate enough to apply those skills in aviation, outdoor recreation, healthcare, and as a business owner. If I can hit those targets, I’ll consider my role as the Director of Client Engagement to be successful.
How to Supplement Learning by VR?
JUNE 10, 2016
This is “The Starry Night,” I think, never seen like this before,” says Amit Sood, now the director of Google’s Cultural Institute and Art Project, in a TED Talk he made 5 years ago. At the center is the learning analytics piece – as what you seek, see and learn gets measured. Learning using the VR technology constitutes a blended learning of sorts.
How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Learning cannot be static anymore. As a learning solutions company, Origin was mandated with the task of providing a customized solution to upgrade the competencies of its workforce. For starters, the learning framework had to accommodate multiple factors including the level of education, the years of experience, the expanding product array and the sub-sects of the locomotive range.
Learning Vs. Training & Development
Your Training Edge
JULY 29, 2015
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. Learning is something that learner desires, sees and needs an immediate application for. The features of learning relevancy. The basis is ownership.
Interview With Karl Kapp on Games and Learning
JUNE 29, 2013
After a sold-out pre-conference workshop at ASTD ICE in Dallas, Karl Kapp and Sharon Boller have decided to host their learning game design workshop again. Attendees will have the opportunity to design their own learning game at the workshop with the assistance of Kapp and Boller… two of the leaders in the learning game space. If learning doesn’t occur, re-think the game.