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.
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.
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.
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.
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. corporate Learning & Development. Microlearning is a technique of delivering learning content in short, bite-sized bursts (from. learning path.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learning Delivery: E-Learning and Mobile Gaining Ground
AUGUST 17, 2016
Two years ago, CLOs reported for the first time that self-paced and instructor-led e-learning courses were used more often than classroom-based instruction content and tools continue to evolve. However, e-learning has its advocates who describe scenarios or situations where e-learning – either instructor led or self-paced – is a more effective option. It’s About Consumption.
Chatbots for Learning
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
According to Niko Bonatsos, managing director at General Catalyst, 90 percent of user time on mobile devices is spent on email and messaging platforms. Chatbots can operate according to a set of predefined rules or, using machine learning, work based on various degrees of artificial intelligence. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Learning Delivery Alexa apps chatbots Cortana Siri
2016 Learning In Practice Award Finalists Announced
AUGUST 11, 2016
Chief Learning Officer magazine is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Learning In Practice awards. The awards were established in 2003 to recognize learning leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs. Blaire Bhojwani, Director, Learning Technologies, Hilton. EXCELLENCE IN BLENDED LEARNING AWARD.
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.
The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 29, 2016
My previous posts you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Like me, if you have also been engaged in this industry, you would always have immense understanding and recognition for the direction where the learning is led.
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
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.
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”.
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.
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
How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces
MARCH 22, 2015
“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ The research isn’t heartening. We also have been “learning-out-loud” and “working-out-loud”, thereby trying our best to practice this form of learning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
7 Questions for a CFO About Learning
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Learning leaders aren’t the only top brass who care about workforce development. Chief Learning Officer spoke with Benjamin R. and chair-emeritus of IMA’s Global Directors, to get his take on what employees at various levels really need from the learning function in order to succeed. Kellye Whitney is associate editorial director for Chief Learning Officer magazine.
3 Ways to Use Game Based Learning in Corporate Training
APRIL 30, 2013
“We learn everything that all the other schools learn, we just learn it differently.”. This is a quote from a middle school student at the Quest to Learn School that opened in Fall 2009. It’s one of the intro comments made in a short YouTube video that does a fantastic job of explaining and SHOWING the answer to “Why games as learning and teaching tools?” How so?