The Learning Experience Architect: Reimagining Your Role
JANUARY 9, 2017
It's definintely not the job you signed up for, is it? It's time to reimagine your role. How are you handling all of the changes in the new Learning and Development landscape? If you’re like me, you’re realizing that having a narrow professional focus isn’t an option anymore.
Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace
JUNE 29, 2014
And this mega-shift calls for some key role changes and skill acquisition for L&D. Facilitating self-driven learning – As course designers and course disseminators, L&D role has been more of that of the sage on the stage. The role of L&D will continue to evolve and expand.
How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Origin conducted a job task analysis (JTA) study whereby tasks could be identified and mapped to duty areas. Small focus groups were made to record the past and current roles, expertise, experience, and the availability of people for a designated role.
The Role of Virtual Classrooms in Modern Blended Learning
JANUARY 3, 2017
The learning function must accommodate a constantly changing culture where learners perform multiple jobs with minimal preparation because of limited resources. Live online learning has been a part of the corporate learning mix for nearly two decades.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning. doing to be effective in her role. Sometimes they’re called job aids. training to the on-the-job application.
Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement
The Peformance Improvement
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? Learning isn’t in addition to a manager’s job; it IS a manager’s job. In contrast, Zaxby’s , a franchisor of gourmet chicken restaurants with 20,000 employees, has made training and development part of every manager’s job.
The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action
MARCH 1, 2017
The 30-question instrument detailed specific areas that define this critical role of the CLO. Rarely, if ever, invest in the training of employees beyond what is absolutely necessary for current job functions. This From the Vault article was published in December 2004 on CLOmedia.com.
What is our role in online learning?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
However, after reading another article on another country (Brazil) in a depression, China and its economic woes, the under utilization of many employees in the United States (due to the past recession) along with folks who have given up looking for work or finding a job still difficult to acquire, a post on such an initial topic didn’t see the right thing to do. The question in what is the role of online learning in today’s world?
The Role of L&D in Today’s Talent Strategies
OCTOBER 14, 2014
In fact, the rate-of-learning is playing a deciding factor when it comes to choosing jobs. Come to think of it- would you like to take a role that pays decently but doesn’t really add value to your personality?
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
the lack of transfer back to the job after participating in training. roles, regardless of what those roles might have been. positions result in ‘accidental’ managers who are ill- equipped to perform successfully in their new role.” on the job.” back on the job.
How to become an eLearning Professional
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
roles book e-book e-learning education elearning free How to become an eLearning Professional job professional role tips That’s the title of a free e-book to which I was flattered to be invited to contribute a chapter.
Want to help someone learn? Have them assume a role.
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
Assume a Role. A role-play that involves speaking to a nurse. To foster higher level skills, the player should assume a role during the game and not just play. One solution is to that problem is to deliver the role play in a pre-scripted, self-paced branching e-learning module.
Megatrends in MOOCs: #10 The Changing Role of the Instructor
Your Training Edge
MAY 28, 2014
The role of the instructor is changing, and while the initial reaction has been one of shock and fear (educators are afraid of losing their jobs), the truth is that this shift is actually very good news—for companies, for employees, and for trainers.
The role of Mentor in e-Learning: Adding the Human Touch
APRIL 22, 2014
In an ideal world, learners can benefit the most out of regular interactions with mentors and gain professional insights to do their jobs well. Many modern LMSs have a built-in role for a mentor that can be assigned for each course.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
changes and our learners bring different habits and expectations to work, our roles. a new mindset and a shift in their role. done with the new skills on the job. a tool to help employees in their job. can repurpose or update for the job? the job here? •
Key Roles of an ELearning Project
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
While every elearning development project is unique in regards to the content, there are some aspects that span across them all, and one of those aspects are the key roles. Defining the roles of team members is one of the most important things you will do for any elearning development project.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities
FEBRUARY 8, 2015
It''s roughly estimated that only " 20% of the workers will have the skills needed for 60% of the jobs (mostly because the job haven’t been invented yet) by the end of the decade". They will expect and demand to learn differently -- social, mobile and cloud will play a big role.
Radically rethinking the role of L&D
AUGUST 1, 2016
In July 2016 I read a number of blog posts and articles that argued the case for a radical rethink of the role of L&D in today’s workplace. The first one, It’s the Company’s Job to Help Employees Learn written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Mara Swan (HBR 18 July) made a number of significant points. If you’d like to find out more and/or to share what you have been doing to radically rethink the role of L&D, then come and join us.
Learning Technology’s Role in Recruiting for Culture Fit
JUNE 17, 2016
When you have the right person in a role,” Evans said. Further, companies don’t necessarily know what candidates do with the information, or how they would use it on the job.
What’s the Role of Informal Learning in Modern Learning Strategy?
JANUARY 12, 2016
Older, even, as we could surely study learning behavior of non-human species and the role it’s played in biological evolution. It occurs naturally, on- or off-the-job. Those things might be applicable to how you do your job.
Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO
AUGUST 24, 2016
For some organizations, the shortage of skilled executives, middle managers and individual contributors in critical roles already is having quantifiable ramifications — from decreased production capacity to drops in customer satisfaction.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities
JUNE 15, 2015
It’s roughly estimated that only ” 20% of the workers will have the skills needed for 60% of the jobs (mostly because the job haven’t been invented yet) by the end of the decade. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities.
What exactly does an E-Learning Manager do?
APRIL 29, 2012
I read somewhere once that the best employees don’t take any notice of their job descriptions. The thing is, the role of “E-Learning Manager” (ELM) is a grey one. Even within the one role at the one workplace, the breadth of what an ELM might do can be staggering.
Customer Satisfaction and the Role of L&D
AUGUST 26, 2016
Now that these retailers have found the ace in their sleeve, they need to focus on honing it to perfection and this is where learning and development has a pivotal role. This might be an explicit ‘good job’ from a satisfied customer, but sometimes it’s less obvious.
The Client’s Critical Role in Custom Elearning Development
The Learning Dispatch
JULY 18, 2016
It turns out that the client’s role is pretty critical in making that happen, particularly at certain stages. The Client’s Role: Indispensable Ways You Contribute to Project Success.
Corporate Learning & Development: Whose Job Is It?
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
But whose job is it, exactly, to create a culture of learning within the organization? Job candidates often cite the ability to work with a manager they respect and from whom they can learn as a top factor in making an employment decision. So, Really, Whose Job Is It?
Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today
NOVEMBER 22, 2014
This requires anyone playing the role to wear multiple hats. In my post, I want to explore some of the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. It is the job of the community manager to ensure that the content is appropriately tagged and curated and thus findable.
Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning
AUGUST 7, 2014
Thus, micro-learning can play a crucial role in both formally designed performance support as well as in informal learning, with the latter focusing on user-generated content. The creation of instructionally designed learning bytes, checklists and job aids, infographics, process diagrams, and even email and short messages represent different kinds of micro-learning. One of the most powerful forms of micro-learning could be feedback on the job. What is micro-learning?
Beyond the Job Description
FEBRUARY 22, 2014
Both new and experienced professionals — whether from the employee or management ranks — quickly discover a job description that explains their role is quite different from the reality they face. Nobody discusses it, but the day they were hired they actually accepted two jobs. All leaders must recognize their responsibility in helping their people to go beyond their job descriptions to sustain continuous workforce learning and performance.
On-the-Job Learning Renewed
OCTOBER 28, 2013
Most employees learn on the job, and CLOs can’t ignore this fact. Interview 100 employees in your organization and ask them one simple question: “How did you learn the key skills you are using for your job?” Most workers will tell you they learned it on the job, through conversations with peers, managers or others in the workplace. During World War II, women were asked to take over factory jobs, replacing men sent off to war.
I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals
DECEMBER 22, 2014
That leaves the question of what, if anything, should L&D do to facilitate the over 90% of learning that takes place outside of its traditional role. When I think about my own first days on a job, I remember thinking I knew it all.
How to Hire an E-Learning Developer or Get an E-Learning Job
APRIL 19, 2016
I had a couple of questions this week about elearning jobs. And on the flip side, someone I know was looking for work and wanted some tips on how to get a job. For the job seeker: If you don’t have a portfolio, how can I see the type of work you’ve done?
How to Leverage Learning on the Job for Incredible Results
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Incorporating learning on the job doesn’t mean you’ll never use traditional training channels. Here’s how: Take a look at what employees are doing on the job. Set a clear objective for learning on the job. Like any learning program, on-the-job training needs regular adjustment.
The Role of the "New" Training Professional
APRIL 21, 2015
In many organizations the role of the training professional has transformed; no longer focused on delivering training, today’s L&D professional is now a facilitator of learning who also serves as an information manager, a content curator, and a builder of learning communities. While the need to do that is not going away the role of trainers has expanded and shifted to meet the needs of today’s workplace.
How to close skill gaps in your organization ?
SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
One of the first things that Origin set out to do was to do a Job Task Analysis (JTA). Secondly, accuracy and completeness, being the quintessential elements, had to be viewed in the context of role, training needs, and changing business dynamics.
Transforming the CLO Role
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
Saba CEO Bobby Yazdani discusses learning’s evolution and technology’s role in its future. From the early days of certification training to the blooming of the LMS market in the late 1990s into the social and collaborative enterprise, learning and development has shifted from a back-office function into a pivotal role at the vanguard of technology, innovation and globalization. How have you seen the role of the learning executive change over the years?