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Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

Let’s take a look at a quick example. We get trained to do something, perform a task to maximize our rewards, then reap the benefits. We aren’t pigeons and we can learn to do things in more way than one. We’re already struggling to close a widening skills gap and can’t have our people lose faith. They just may not know that they are the key to solving this problem.

Doing and knowing

Learning with e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. Today, I was doing some personal research related to a book I have been reading. found Saipan in seconds, releasing me to do other research on the island, using the links Google supplied. 2007) The University of Google: Education in a (Post) Information Age. have a map of the world on my wall.

On open badges and informal assessment

Ignatia Webs

Although developing informal badges are one of the key debates in MOOCs and online learning in general today, not all institutes belief it to be worth investing. My first encounter with informal badges was through discussion forums where the more reputed, helpful participants got several stars next to their name, indicating their answers were worth reading. quite exciting!

Bridge the eLearning Gap with Effective Feedback

360 Training

Here are a few tips to help you fill in learning gaps and maximize learning transfer by writing effective feedback for your elearning courses. The feedback students need depends on your course content, the level and type of information you are providing, the existing knowledge of your students, the learning objectives of your course, and so forth. It’s time to swap ready-made feedback (“yes,” “no,” “that’s correct,” “that’s incorrect”) with directed, context-based, useful information. Adding a tidbit of information (for example “Great job. Careful.”

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. struggle to do this well for is front-line. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). in the seat, driving performance gaps and employee. But there is a way to close this gap.

M-learning : Examples Where It Can Be Applied

CommLab India

Training them through lengthy training sessions that consume their field time is not an ideal option.So, m-learning modules that provide quick access to product updates can give them the information they seek, just-in-time. A UK based software company wanted to provide strategic guidance to help their sales people make the right pitch to their prospects. Do share with us.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). Microlearning is meant to be a short-form version of information that is super portable and quick to digest. Product information or a brand new skill is delivered in a bite-size format, with all of the important information shed down into the most important points.

Writing & Grammar: Do You Get Mails?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

For example, I really detest when people say (and mispronounce)  INvite  to mean  invitation. " However, after checking some online dictionaries I see that invite is now listed as an informal word for  invitation. " Incorrect: "I recommend they  do not enter  the competition." If you know this one, please help us out by filling in the gaps. I'm sure there are more peeves out there, free to add them as comments below. Postal service, I get  mail. Right, Geri! Have you heard this one? she asks.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Ellen Wagner says, " I Ds help transform intangible information assets into things of great business or epistemological value." Thats a great description, but it still doesnt help me tell the woman on the playground what it is that I do. How do you explain yourself?

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

change and innovation, executives see huge gaps. So how can we do better? Living up to the Promise of eLearning: CLOSING THE LEARNING-DOING GAP A FAILED PROMISE 2 kineo.com info@mplus.kineo.com 312-846-6656 OUTCOMES VS CONTENT Part of the problem might be that we’ve. Development experts know, however, that. just on learning but on learning and doing. Right?

How Do You Get Leaders to Change?

CLO Magazine

For example: “I will give people time to present their ideas before interrupting with my own.” Once the goal for the change is clear, the person must receive some sort of learning support or instruction on how to do the new behavior. Most leaders will agree that they often do not get the kind of attention they need to initiate substantial change. “When a gap has been identified, we expect them to be able to make the shifts on their own. “They need to know how it will help today, right now,” Grimshaw said. Change is hard.

Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

Key performance indicators for social and informal learning identify knowledge hubs and lead to better results. Where the changes show up is in the data points companies analyze in conjunction with social and informal learning. “Do learners like the tool? KPIs for social and informal learning should examine: • How many people use the system. people contribute.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem solving conducted in small groups. Assimilation can also describe the association of new information with preexisting knowledge. Custom fields can be used as filters to return detailed information for reports. Want to read more?

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

Unless these complications are recognized and addressed, those gaps can create a communications stumbling block that impedes a company’s or an organization’s long-term success. For example, most Millennials prefer interactive eLearning experiences to being “talked at.” Recognizing the Divide. Millennials or Gen Y — born 1977 to 1995. aversion to change.

Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success

elements to work together: Motivation: Managers have to want to do it and employees have. can let you know about barriers as they arise. This gap is further amplified by the changing. all the information they think they need is readily. Skills Gap 3% 38% 59% 5% 61% 33% 6% 46% 48% 9% 62% 29% 1000 Providing career. end-of-year won’t do it. won’t do it, either. do, your managers may still struggle with. And together decide whether you would like to do more work on this competency or push ahead to the next journey. This all sounds.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 2 – Know Your Audience

Visual Lounge

If you’ve already caught up with last week’s post , you should be able to get to the root of your training request, and identify a gap that your training program will fill. We were supposed to be learning about machines, but most of the examples were based in agriculture. When the instructor said, “you know how when your tractor…” I had no idea what he was talking about.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

What should Ron do? It’s important for the organisation to cover off its “must know” knowledge and skills, and formal training can be a quick and efficient way of doing that. know from first-hand experience that there is a lot for contact centre staff to take in, and they can’t possibly be expected to remember it all. Or is it just a pipe dream?

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A framework for content curation

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, they may be thoughtfully filtered and informatively annotated, but a hotchpotch is a hotchpotch. should know: I’ve used them as a student, I’ve seen my peers create them, and I’ve created them myself. It’s worth remembering that education is not the provision of information; it is sense making. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.”

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 2 Do Not Assume that eLearning is the Answer

Challenge to Learn

This is about Principle #2: “Do not assume eLearning is the Answer”. Wikipedia says: “E-learning is the use of electronic media and information and communication technologies.” In this definition eLearning can be either formal or informal. In order to do this we need a better understanding of the context and the type of learning you want to apply. General indications.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

For example, knowledge checks and practice quizzes are two types of assessment that typically don’t require a mastery score. Moodle is an example of open source software that’s used widely in specific kinds of eLearning environments, like universities. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners. Missed the first part?

March’s #LCBQ- Assessing Informal Learning – Are you an accountant or financial adviser?

Spark Your Interest

How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? change the balance of formal vs. informal in our organizations? Just Plain Learning Measuring Learning Effectiveness Dan Pontefract Informal Learning Jay Crossaffect change in our industry?

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Building Informal Learning Habits

CLO Magazine

Short but disciplined upfront planning can help employees identify opportunities for informal skill development throughout their normal work day. “There’s no substitute for experience” is a common adage for those who have learned by doing during a long career. Well-designed learning can help close an experience gap, but the expression still holds truth.

Managing information and knowledge

Learning and Working on the Web

“Y our brain is most intelligent when you don’t instruct it on what to do ” ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb – via @KareAnderson. adriarichards: “ You do a disservice to entire STEM [science, technology, engineering, mathematics] community when you don’t think about bridging the gap between your knowledge and a layperson’s experience. &#. — Can there really be Too Much Information? Information rules all of our lives. Yet all this information can be overwhelming and difficult to use effectively. QUOTES. via @jrobes.

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Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training

Mindflash

high-stress work environment where (because everyone is always new) no one knows what they’re doing and customers receive poor service. Recognize what training CAN’T do. When a severely wounded patient arrives at the Emergency Room do the doctors all stand around debating the cause of the injury?  Of course not. How do you determine if training is needed?

How Do You Create eLearning Content? In-House vs. Third-Party

DigitalChalk eLearning

Do you sell or create courses and/or training online? If yes, then chances are you are using a learning management system (LMS) to do so. Do you create the courses and training on your own or do you look for a third-party source? Using a combination of in-house and third-party is also the most effective way for employees to retain information. For example, in-house content gives you creative control and editing ability – and third-party can be less costly and available immediately. The post How Do You Create eLearning Content? Commentary.

mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed

Bottom-Line Performance

If you are reading this, you already know mobile learning is a hot topic. You also know that incorporating social media into mobile learning is even more of a buzz term. But how do you know what is actually practical, and what are some examples of how mobile learning is already being used? How will they need that information delivered to them?

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? What makes you passionate about what you are doing?

mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed

Bottom-Line Performance

If you are reading this, you already know mobile learning is a hot topic. You also know that incorporating social media into mobile learning is even more of a buzz term. But how do you know what is actually practical, and what are some examples of how mobile learning is already being used? We now know that video and eLearning are viable and useful, but not the be all, end all. How will they need that information delivered to them? Need some examples of how mobile learning is already being used? They offer vastly different experiences.

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Increasing your ROI with Video Learning

Your Training Edge

How do you see and define the term success being a training manager? But do you know there is a universal goal for the success? Applying visual learning to enhance a company’s values, mission, products and operations is usually found to have a great influence on information retention [3]. Video lets your learners to see how to do particular things.

Are You Sure Youre Training People to Do the Right Things

Training Industry

The caller explained that some of their salespeople were doing four times the volume of others. Step One: Get Real Information from the Right People You need to find out what is really taking place in the work of the people whose performance you would like to improve. Here’s a sample group of people to talk to: The new person who really gets it: They provide a fresh perspective. Critical knowledge and skills: What specific skills are essential to doing the job well? Get the information on the wall so everyone can see it. Some examples: Restaurant Manager.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

So far, the role of L&D has been to identity existing skill gaps, design training programs to bridge the gaps, and get supervisors or the individuals concerned to nominate themselves for the training, attend the “requisite” training and get back to work and be efficient. We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today’s context.

A Training Professional Seeks a Yoga Practice

Allison Rossett

For example, see gamifying, systematizing, and disambiguating.) tried to put it out of mind, but remained aware that I was doing nothing except stretching and relaxing in the middle of a Wednesday morning. sampling: “No, not quite.” After each test item pose, Andalusa coached me on how I could improve what I was doing, and then urged me to practice often.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device [BYOD], etc.) Where do you see today’s organisations in the midst of these radical shifts? We know that adults at work develop the majority of their skills and capabilities through experience, practice, interaction with others and reflection. What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? THE INTERVIEW: 1.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

From hectic work schedules to lack of motivation , there are plenty of obstacles that modern learners must overcome in order to build skills and absorb new information. Fortunately, they have technology on their side, and they know how to use it. You only have a short amount of time to deliver the information, so you have to narrow down the subject matter as much as possible.

3 Tricks for Working with SMEs on Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

If you’ve ever worked with a SME on scenario-based learning, you know it can sometimes be challenging. Try these questions to gather for stories and consequences: Can you give me an example of how someone used this technique successfully? What were they able to accomplish by doing it right? Do you have a great trick for working with SMEs on branching scenarios?

From the Archives: Working with No Information

In the Middle of the Curve

March 5, 2008 In a stuffy meeting room, the manager(M) and the director(D) attempt to get some information out of the assigned subject matter expert. The below scenario is a rough idea of what happened when the Manager and Director attempted to get information from the Subject Matter Expert for the pilot group. M&D: So - what would you like to know about this application at the end of the training? SME: I dunno M&D: Well, how do you use the current email system? She knows that M&D have hit a brick wall. And no other resources are to be used.