Minding the gap
Learning with e's
JANUARY 23, 2016
It's a great example taken from a large array of thought provoking graffiti art that appeared on the walls of the BETT Arena during the show. The slogan 'Mind the gap between educational technology and technology in education' can be translated as: technology should be used with pedagogical purpose and should never be used just for the sake of it. Unported License.
Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
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
MAY 15, 2014
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. I found Saipan in seconds, releasing me to do other research on the island, using the links Google supplied. 2010) The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains. I have a map of the world on my wall.
How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
What do conglomerates with highly complex product lines do to keep people charged on gaining skills? What does a multi-national company with years of hard-built reputation do, especially when it is aggressively entering newer markets , expanding and adding newer products or lines to its already overflowing basket of products? Are there ways to simplify complex procedures?Businesses
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.
Bridge the eLearning Gap with Effective Feedback
JUNE 4, 2015
Here are a few tips to help you fill in learning gaps and maximize learning transfer by writing effective feedback for your elearning courses. Include opportunities for learners to explore and confirm what they know throughout the course—and provide prompt coaching feedback during those elearning interactions (activities, games, quizzes…) to guide student understanding. This can leave gaps in their knowledge that may negatively impact their performance on the final exam. Adding a tidbit of information (for example “Great job. Did you know that ?”)
Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training
DECEMBER 6, 2016
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.
How e-learning can close employee knowledge gaps
APRIL 28, 2016
A recent McKinsey study shines a spotlight on the serious gap between the knowledge employees need to do their jobs and the knowledge they exist with from educational institutions in the United States. That is a huge split, and more and more human resources departments are turning to e-learning to help close that gap. Be innovative. Benifits Of Online Learning eLearning
What Kind of Training Do Sales Managers Really Need
AUGUST 26, 2016
First, they aim to close the gap between a seller’s actual and desired performance. The reality is that few do. Let’s look at a hypothetical example, call planning. What many managers don’t know is why to have a call-planning session. This is an instance when I should be coaching this rep, here is why it’s needed, here’s where I’ll do it.” They may know how to sell, but most don’t know how to manage. I’m frequently asked, “What exactly is coaching?” and, “Why should I care if I’m a sales manager?” But it behooves us to work our way towards one.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. KNOWING AND DOING. DO REAL WORK REALLY WELL” I like my. Page 32 What skills do. But some things do change – and have. You also need to know. So it’s time to think on your feet: • Do you know what’s likely to be. Do you already have good content you. such as an in-house selfie video – do. Any gaps?
Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads
OCTOBER 18, 2013
Many Millennials, like myself, don’t realize that there’s often a huge gap between the content they learn in college and the skills they need to succeed in the workforce after graduation. For example, the careful research, organization of ideas, detail-oriented revisions, and time management that produce a quality term paper can be applied to more than just the content of that assignment.
What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning
JULY 15, 2016
An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? For example, let’s say that “level 1 gamification” (again which doesn’t exist) is discovery. Make sure you know what makes your learner tick before choosing a gamification strategy for your training.
The Biggest Myth in Building a Learning Culture
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
Actions you don’t think about, behaviors which are ingrained in the environment, hard-wired into our heads – it’s the way we naturally do things. That, my friends, is a learning culture, and it has absolutely nothing to do with the year in which you were born. It will have everything to do with the strong possibility of your organization being dysfunctional.
M-learning : Examples Where It Can Be Applied
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
But, it is a good practice to remind them of the key steps involved in the process as employees tend to improvise on their own or miss important steps while handling equipment or when doing regular maintenance. For example, each task in the ERP can be demonstrated through a video. This fills their knowledge gaps by offering just-in-time learning. Do share with us.
Writing & Grammar: Do You Get Mails?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
For example, I really detest when people say (and mispronounce) INvite to mean 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 don't get "mails" from the U.S. Postal service, I get mail. Right, Geri! Some editors used to say that email is only an adjective, not a noun, so that it should always have the word messages after it. It isn't more polite, it's just wrong!
Know All about The Players in the E-learning Outsourcing Process
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Working together becomes smooth when both parties know their individual roles and responsibilities better. Once they clearly know what they are supposed to do and expect from each other, the process becomes streamlined. They also clarify the doubts of instructional designers, fill content gaps (if any), and help them come with the appropriate instructional strategies.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design
MAY 6, 2009
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? 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? How do you tell someone whos not in the field what you do? I do stuff on the computer" 8:07 AM Lynn Ireland said.
How Do You Get Leaders to Change?
OCTOBER 2, 2012
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.
Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)
JULY 7, 2016
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. HTML5: HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash. Intentionality: The act of doing something with purpose. Also referred to as e-learning. Want to read more?
Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 2 – Know Your Audience
JANUARY 14, 2015
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.
mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed
MAY 1, 2012
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. Need some examples of how mobile learning is already being used? It would be easy for the L&D department to respond to what they post and fill in the gaps.
A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 2 Do Not Assume that eLearning is the Answer
Challenge to Learn
APRIL 7, 2014
This is about Principle #2: “Do not assume eLearning is the Answer”. In order to do this we need a better understanding of the context and the type of learning you want to apply. When you surf the internet you will find some indications when to use eLearning (mostly directed at a formal course): When there is a significant amount of learning to do. When you need to know more.
Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)
JULY 14, 2016
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. Skill gap analysis : Compares a person’s skills to those required to do a job they have been, or will be, assigned to.
Obama’s Going to Close the Skills Gap. But Does It Even Exist?
FEBRUARY 3, 2012
So what could possibly be the trouble with more retraining to close the ‘skills gap’? Skills Gap, What Skills Gap? Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has long led the charge of those asserting the skills gap is mostly fictional. ” And Jobs isn’t the only business leader to have pushed for programs to close the skills gap.
How Do You Create eLearning Content? In-House vs. Third-Party
APRIL 23, 2015
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? For example, in-house content gives you creative control and editing ability – and third-party can be less costly and available immediately. Finally, we wanted to know why companies decide to create training content or borrow it from other sources. The post How Do You Create eLearning Content? See the results below.
mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed
MAY 1, 2012
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? Need some examples of how mobile learning is already being used?
Know your Audience! A smart guide for analyzing your learners’ needs
OCTOBER 13, 2016
The former is the kind of motivation that comes from external factors, for example, by doing a course you’ll get a pay rise or a promotion, or you need to work in order to pay your bills. Intrinsic motivation, by contrast, arises from an internal desire to do something – that is, the person gets personal satisfaction from performing a task, whether it be learning something new or completing a tricky job. While these might be fast and convenient, they don’t answer the key question: What do learners actually want? So, how do you create an Learning Needs Analysis?
eLearning Manifesto: Can we take a dose of our own medicine? Do you want to take your own eLearning?
Coffee and Design
MARCH 21, 2014
In a in a recent post, I had a great follow up response to a post I made recently, Why do we need to know the hottest eLearning trends? e-Learning has long been a burr in the profession’s saddle, as an example. I know this perspective will make many ISD folks bristle, for they feel that what they produce is changing the world. Extreme I know. by Barry E.
Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training
JANUARY 27, 2011
A 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? Prioritize the To-Do list. Where do you start?
Increasing your ROI with Video Learning
Your Training Edge
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
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? One that gives page upon page lots of information that you need to look into or the one that creatively and visually offers you with solid examples of operations and procedures? Video lets your learners to see how to do particular things.
Are You Sure Youre Training People to Do the Right Things
AUGUST 15, 2016
The caller explained that some of their salespeople were doing four times the volume of others. 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? Here are the definitions and some examples: Duties: This is a something that is top-of-mind for the role. Some examples: Restaurant Manager. Some examples: Restaurant Manager. Here are steps to follow: Draft a Gap Analysis – Go task by task.
Mind the gap
Challenge to Learn
DECEMBER 19, 2010
He states that a lot of people do not use their talents or for that matter even are aware of what their talents might be. We need to do different things and we need to do them in a different way. But at the same time I can’t help to notice that there is a huge gap between practice and theory, between dream and reality. That is the gap I’m worried about.
Should We Do More Apprenticeships?
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Most companies don’t do long training programs like apprenticeships. industries offer them and most companies complain of a skills gap in the workforce, enterprising businesses could use these programs to jump ahead of the curve and gain a competitive advantage. For example, apprentices contribute while they’re learning. Perhaps we should be doing more of them.
Close the eLearning Completion Gap
AUGUST 23, 2013
One problem that faces learning and development professionals is that people do not necessarily flock to your course catalog to complete the eLearning you worked so hard to develop. Sure they may complete the required courses after receiving a third and final message with the word MANDATORY in the subject line, but they do not seem to be taking the other valuable courses in your catalog. .
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!
SEPTEMBER 22, 2009
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What cool things are other areas doing that we can leverage to make us better designers and developers? What are they doing that’s different?
Simulations in Application Training: Is it a Good Idea?
APRIL 22, 2015
By the time they are available, the learners are already expected to know their way around the application, which reveals a startling gap in learning. From our experiences, here is an example of how it can be done: For a large chain of hotels, we created a simulation-based training module, which trains its employees on the working of a website used for buying supplies online.