Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
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.
Fill in the Gap with PowerPoint Graphics
MARCH 8, 2016
How do you get there? we’ve got the perfect PowerPoint graphics to help you to fill in the gap! In the cases where the material is attempting to fill a gap and help the employee cross from where they are now to a place of higher potential, this graphic is a great way to start.
Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It
JANUARY 25, 2016
You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. You have a skills gap. And it’s your job to do so.
Heading towards high performance
Performance Learning Productivity
JANUARY 24, 2017
Charles is a co-founder of the 70:20:10 Institute , as well as a leading thinker and practitioner in learning, development and performance”. People need the information and tools to do their jobs, but there is also a cultural element in what L&D needs to do.
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).
DevLearn evaluation: The gap is widening: We are in a crisis!
Challenge to Learn
OCTOBER 31, 2014
During DevLearn I found that there is a huge gap between the presenters and the audience. I did notice that gap at other conferences as well, but in my opinion that gap is widening. And I believe that the gap with the real world and the business reality is even bigger.
Performance Based eLearning
DECEMBER 17, 2014
If there is one thing that fails an eLearning course, it’s the capability to differentiate performance of its learners from pre-course to post-course. Measuring performance is an essential tool to determine if the eLearning course has been effective. Do you have something to add?
Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance
JULY 25, 2012
As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems.
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.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. 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. Do you already have good content you. Any gaps?
Close the Coaching Gap
MARCH 12, 2013
Link individual effectiveness to organizational performance. Executive coaching is a professional process that links individual effectiveness to organizational performance. It is a strategic process that helps organizations attract and retain great leaders, enables executive teams to improve leadership and team performance, and supports senior executives responsible for making crucial business decisions and achieving outcomes.
Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
From top to bottom, what each employee knows or doesn’t know has an exponential impact on the overall success of your company. When employees don’t have the right knowledge, expecting them to be top performers (or even average performers) just isn’t realistic.
Employee training myths you could be “April fooling” yourself about
APRIL 1, 2016
Debunked: Traditionally, L&D has looked at the subjects employees should know and then has created training content around those subjects. Only then should L&D design continuous learning content that addresses specific knowledge and performance needs that will help employees meet those objectives. And today, new business practices and learning technologies make it much easier to do just that. Truth? Or Myth? Depends on which decade you’re operating in.
How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114
DECEMBER 23, 2016
At work, how many times in a day does someone ask you “How do you do this”? You answer it in the shortest possible way and go back to what you’re doing. Now, how many times in an average day do you check something online? It's a natural thing to do.
How Businesses Can Fix the Employee Knowledge Gap
MARCH 23, 2016
Employee knowledge gaps are permeating the corporate world at a pace we don’t care for, and the chasm is only widening by the day. Such a massive volume of material means that employees don’t know what to find, where, or even what to focus on.
10 Things Thriving Leaders Need to Know
DECEMBER 15, 2012
Knowing yourself, your people and how to influence are among the most vital leadership skills needed for 2013. Gaining these competencies requires real commitment by leaders and their organizations -- a kind of commitment that leads to a high-performance culture, greater customer loyalty and, ultimately, a more robust bottom line. Know yourself and your impact. Know your people. Know your stuff. Know your organization and how to influence it.
Learning Vs. Performance -- The Dichotomy
JULY 30, 2014
The focus has moved from “learning” to “performance”. Training wasn’t necessarily leading to the desired performance outcome anymore. It’s rapidly becoming evident that training will increasingly have a tiny role to play in workplace learning and performance. I will instead focus on few other aspects that we (L&D) miss out or don’t focus on enough when thinking of workplace performance in the Knowledge Era. That is, it has a direct impact on performance.
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. 5 Percent of Coaching Conversations: Performance Coaching As mentioned, the principal purpose of coaching is to improve performance. Unfortunately for most companies, these types of coaching discussions occur only if driven by mandated performance conversations. The other driver of performance conversations is obviously underperformance.
Preview of the Learning Solutions and the Learning Performance Ecosystem conferences
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 17, 2015
Next week I will be attending the Learning Solutions conference and the co-located Learning Performance Ecosystem conference. This is hopefully helpful if you are attending, but if you do not go to Orlando there are many ways to tap into the rich conference resources. I do not know any of them. But Learning Solutions has a great track record for great keynotes, so I do hope that they will surprise and inspire me. Bridging the gender gap.
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). The program also has a leaderboard which is set to only show the top ten performers that are at the same level as the user. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?
A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 3. Tie Learning to Performance Goals
Challenge to Learn
APRIL 13, 2014
Now the question is how to do it? Identify what people need to do (instead of need to know), translate them into actions. need to know, add that information. The third principle also talks about connecting learning to learners’ performance goals.
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. Do share your views.
The State of Instructional Design
MARCH 4, 2015
The challenge now is how best to do this when, at the same time, employees are also nearly always working as work and life become fused. This will mean finding ways to reach beyond the confines of what each of us know or what we’ve done. What are we L&D professionals to do?
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 Get Leaders to Change?
OCTOBER 2, 2012
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. • What are you doing right now?
Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?
MARCH 4, 2016
Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. After all, if employees don’t know , they can’t do. This puts employees at a considerable disadvantage, as they are unable to take ownership of their own knowledge to meet their performance needs.
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. Assessment: Often takes the form of a test included at the end of a course to evaluate learner performance. HTML5: HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.
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. Specifically, let’s explore how we learn, and how we transfer what we learn to on-the-job performance.
Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)
JULY 14, 2016
Skill gap analysis : Compares a person’s skills to those required to do a job they have been, or will be, assigned to. Should include expectations about the implementation, hosting, performance, maintenance, and support of an LMS.
Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint
JULY 31, 2014
Yesterday, I wrote a post on Learning vs. Performance – the Dichotomy. It was more of a theoretical exposition on why learning doesn’t necessarily translate into performance, and delved into some of the psychological and behavioral aspects of the same. Why is it that learning and training don’t translate into performance? Why are employees still not performing as expected? What should L&D do about it? Performance looks for the gaps in business.
#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 23, 2014
I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this.
The dawn of a new generation
JULY 22, 2014
Ron was concerned that recording may be a distraction and may be perceived by some as monitoring performance. Denise was however convinced that it was a good idea and the only way to improve further performance. What should Ron do? Do you agree with my integrated solution?
Personalise your training with performance management
MARCH 21, 2016
We’ve spoken a lot in the past about why you should integrate learning management with performance management. In fact, we even have a free white paper covering everything you need to know about running an online performance management strategy!
Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives
MAY 13, 2015
There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. When there are performance gaps in organizations, there could be several possible reasons: that the performer doesn’t have access to the necessary resources, that the performer isn’t motivated or is motivated to perform in other ways, or that the performer is lacking in particular skills.
A Framework For Content Curation
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
I should know: I’ve used them as a student, I’ve seen my peers create them, and I’ve created them myself. As learning in the workplace inevitably informalises, the motivation of employees to drive their own development becomes increasingly pivotal to their performance.
Do Your Learners Speak Your Language?
JANUARY 18, 2017
You and your SMEs might know what ROI stands for or what “drilling down” is, but learners aren’t necessarily going to know. This knowledge gap is usually addressed with one, or both, of the following: The terms are defined one-by-one as they appear in the course.