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The Future Role of Learning & Development


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.

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7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

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

Kapp Notes

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

Lambda Solutions

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.

Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

So, you’ve decided to embrace online learning at your association. Have you anticipated the risk in online learning? Not being prepared for the amount of work that goes into creating a successful online learning initiative could kill the program before it even starts. Creating the internal infrastructure to support online learning is a critical first step. Rewards.

Getting Your Association’s Board Behind Online Learning

Association eLearning

Understandably, some association executives have anxiety about the type of resistance they may face when presenting online learning to their board for the first time. From my experience working in associations and nonprofits in the past, and now working for the leading eLearning services partner to associations, I have some tips for getting your board behind online learning.

Why Your Board of Directors is Dysfunctional


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


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

Learning Cafe

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.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

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

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Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!

Origin Learning

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.

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.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

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.

10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry


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.

Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner

Association eLearning

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

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.

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Guide to Good Online Learning


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.

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5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget

Research shows that adults learn. According to the Learning to Lead study of over 1,000 employees by Oxford. Strategic Consulting and CMI, 80% of managers say their company is failing to use digital learning. 7Solution: Incorporate digital learning for improved results According to the Deloitte University Press Global Human. According to that same Learning to Lead.

The Race between Learning and Technology

Your Training Edge

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”.

Job Post: Education & E-Learning Manager/Director

eLearning 3.0

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

eLearning 3.0

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.

3 Simple ways to gamify your online learning


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.

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach


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.

Introduction to Blended Learning [Interview with Ben Rimes]


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

Make E-learning Personal

CLO Magazine

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.

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

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.

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The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design


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

Knowledge Guru

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).

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E-Learning 24/7 Superhero Reader Edition: LRS Pros/Cons, Course design – what works

eLearning 24-7

Welcome, to another installment of Q&A where readers of the E-Learning 24/7 send me questions via e-mail and I respond (okay, I select a few and respond, but you probably figured that out). And now the super edition of Q&A. Q:  I’ve been reading a lot about learning record stores. Yeah, that is why e-learning doesn’t work. Try game based learning

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

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)

Bottom-Line Performance

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

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Healthcare Learning Management System Survey Results

Lambda Solutions

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?

4 Ways to use Curation in Learning

Stoatly Different

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.

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How to Supplement Learning by VR?

Origin Learning

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?

Origin Learning

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.

Dashe & Thomson Welcomes New Director of Client Engagement

Dashe & Thomson

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.

Self-regulated learning for measuring learner motivation in #MOOC #motivation #SRL

Ignatia Webs

For those interested in self-regulated learning, building upon the knowledge which is created over the years, I gladly share a recently published paper, which is part of the eMOOCs2016 proceedings. The goal of this project is to increase (online) lifelong learning skills. emoocs lifelong learning mooc motivation online learning paper research self-regulated learning

Learning Technologies UK 2015 Review

eLearning 24-7

As with any e-learning conference and event, the show wasn’t 100% awesome, that is to say, it had some areas for improvement, but overall I give it was quite strong. Purple – learning technologies.  Orange – Learning Skills. . That said, it appeared to me that more folks were in learning tech than in learning skills.  One vendor put it so eloquently when describing the two (learning tech area, learning skill area): “The decision makers (CLOs, Training Directors, etc.) Learning 24/7. I’m back.  Lands. 

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous articles, 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.

Interview With Karl Kapp on Games and Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

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.

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3 Ways to Use Game Based Learning in Corporate Training

Bottom-Line Performance

“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?

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Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. Integration of technology into learning implies a huge shift from white boards to multimedia and projectors, paper based tests to online submissions of assignments and quizzes, and traditional class room based lectures to webinars; related to distance learning concept.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. A big explosion in the last 2 years. This was "e-Learning 1.0". Can look at the TOC.

Team Learning Up With Talent

CLO Magazine

Traditional CLOs are up against a serious challenge right now, according to Dave Koll, enterprise learning leader for CGB Enterprises Inc., a grain and transportation company headquartered outside of New Orleans. It’s not enough to have a learning management system and a portfolio of content. “If they aren’t solving clearly defined business problems, they aren’t adding value,” he said.

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Dashe & Thomson Welcomes New Director of Instructional Design

Dashe & Thomson

Dashe & Thomson is pleased to welcome Claire Narum as its new Director of Instructional Design. The post Dashe & Thomson Welcomes New Director of Instructional Design appeared first on Dashe & Thomson Claire Narum. Claire joined the company in July after working as a training and documentation consultant for Dashe over the past five years. Claire has a B.S.

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