Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve
JUNE 25, 2013
” That sums up the philosophy behind blended learning and the majority of mobile learning being implemented today—and it couldn’t be more true. There are plenty of objections to mobile learning, and actual uptake is still much less than the marketing hype would have us think. Mobile learning gives trainers a practical tool for combatting the forgetting curve.
Performance Support Goes to the Oscars
MAY 23, 2013
Mike Yonker , my guest blogger, is President of Learner Mobile for SVI Inc. Much of mobile training and development is broken. Mobile can do so much more. Mobile was the buzz at the ASTD International Conference in Dallas in May, 2013. Does mobile advance those goals? How can a retailer use mobile performance support to deliver business impact?
Mobilize Your Sales Team via Performance Support
AUGUST 13, 2014
Upside Learning is bombarded on a daily basis with queries from companies prepared to leverage the capacity of mobile learning via the devices (yes, BYOD is here to stay folks) their people own and check constantly throughout the day. Mobile Learning Performance Support And while there are still some organizations that require more education before moving forward, more and […].
5 Reasons Why Performance Support & Mobile Is A Match Made In Heaven!
MAY 29, 2014
While managing training is unarguably a huge challenge to ensure everyone performs in line with the company’s goals, it is the period after the training is over, where employees need support and training cannot really help at that point. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning Performance Support It cannot help because arranging for training cannot be done real-time and has a lot of […].
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
The cloud, social tools, mobile technologies, and other advances have created a host of opportunities for. mobile delivery (41%). performance. and organizational performance. Social and Mobile Technologies are the Biggest Priorities. Within the chaotic learning environment, the biggest priorities within technology are social and mobile solutions. forward.
Want to go mobile for learning and support?
OCTOBER 19, 2012
invited him to write this when I recognized my lack of clarity about the options for mobile development and delivery. We want to use mobile devices, but which mobile? There is great excitement about the potential of mobile devices for learning and support. What decisions must be made to establish an appropriate mobile strategy? Mobile Website. link].
5 Reasons to Use Mobile Learning for Performance Support
FEBRUARY 15, 2015
We are in the age of mobile devices and every business avenue is now thinking of innovative methods to train its workforce and ways to support them on the field. Though there are several factors that enhance the utility of mobile devices, the top spot goes to its ability to store and retrieve information in a jiffy or quicker than that. Image Credit – Flickr.com. Email *.
5 Mobile Learning Trends: How M-LearningIs Changing the Workplace
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Mobile Learning Technology has opened up a whole gamut of options to extend the learning blend. So much so, that even in organizations which have not yet adopted mobile learning , employees are using their smartphones to informally pull whatever information they can at the time of immediate need. Performance support. Service support. Videos. Like our post ?
Mobile Device: Performance Support’s New Best Friend
JULY 25, 2016
” I don’t remember who said that, but with a little bit of performance support, I would. Performance support is the immediate help given to someone, when they need it the most. In an organization, performance support includes providing employees with the knowledge they need to complete a particular task, exactly at the time of need.
Training Consumed in 60 Seconds: Microlearning Is Made For Today's Growing Teams
is to perform to the fullest of your potential. performer you want to be. Learning takes place in or near the performance. You want to clearly separate the essential, “must-be-learned” items from secondary or supporting content (like optional. of contents or a user-friendly mobile app to aid learners in finding what they. performance is a product of. steps.
HOW TO USE LMS FOR PERFORMANCE SUPPORT
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Because we want them to perform better at work. An employee figures out a new way to solve a problem or perform a task. These moments of need provide an easy to follow framework to deliver performance support or just-in-time learning to your employees. Backing up the repertoire of skills and knowledge of your employees is just as important as creating it. Simple.
Mobile Performance Support (PS): There's an App for That!
JANUARY 23, 2013
These days it seems we don't go anywhere without a mobile connection of some kind. No one who’s seriously gone mobile should be surprised to hear that the mobile workforce is growing. recent IDC report says that this year, the number of mobile workers will total 1.3 Smartphones and now tablets are just part of our daily existence, allowing us to stay connected wherever we are. It’s huge! billion around the world-- an impressive 37.2% of the workforce. This is just the beginning
Learning Should Be Easy: Performance Support Delivers When Needed
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
Learning can be easier and can be achieved through performance support. Performance support is not a new concept. Your sticky notes and job aids are performance support tools. Performance support is not formal training (instructor-led or eLearning). Bring it full circle with the creation of a performance support tool and stand proud.
The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support
OCTOBER 5, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ You can’t teach people everything they need to know. business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. What are the techniques to achieve the same? What is the trend?
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
Supported by. specific support of our ambassadors: Follow @TowardsMaturity @702010pp @corporateelearn and @Docebo on Twitter. using the 70:20:10 model, supporting learning in. Our starting position - performance 8. Supporting through technology 25. of learning essential or very useful: 90% Support from. 70:20:10) that support learning. performance.
Embedded Performer Support [EPS] Implies Intentional Design
Living in Learning
AUGUST 5, 2013
The EPS discipline is pushing us [Training] into new territory that expands the scope of our deliverable from a training event transaction to seamless implementation of performer support [PS] assets to be consumed at the point of work. The aggregate of training event assets and activities with PS assets should be designed with the intent to support an ecosystem. The design effort I’m suggesting is not just larger in scope, it is involves a level of holistic discovery that is broader than we typically chase after when building training classes/courses.
Mobile is all About Getting Stuff Done
MAY 14, 2015
Mobile Learning Upside Learning Mobile Performance Support Performance Support and MobileLast week I was with a colleague at a client meeting just outside of Melbourne. As we walked out after the meeting, he flipped out his iPhone, opened the ‘goCatch‘ app and ordered a cab in just a few seconds. And there the cab was in about 5 minutes. Easy! I’m not telling you anything […].
Driving Performance with Extended Blend
Living in Learning
JUNE 29, 2015
Focusing on a new ground zero - If we hope to move beyond potential, we must move beyond where we create it – during training events – whether the event is an exotic blend of ILT/web-based; delivered in a virtual synchronous venue; detached from linearity via the use of MOOCs; or pushed out to mobile devices; or shrunken in size to form micro-learning or bursted in small learning chunks; or whatever other label we attach to it. Whatever flavor of the day training may take; it’s still training.
Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond
MARCH 30, 2015
Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Mobile video traffic exceeded 50 percent of total mobile data traffic for the first time in 2012. Mobile network (cellular) connection speeds grew 20 percent in 2014. 4G traffic will be more than half of the total mobile traffic by 2017.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
Top-performing sales reps of leading organizations are masters of market knowled- ge, customer needs, their products and services, their value, their competition, and. know to support the buyer through their purchasing journey. by a variety of customer-facing departments including marketing, sales, tech- nical support, customer success, implementation. What is the right LMS?
Performance support “hearts” training and vice versa
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
In September I attended the eLearning Guild’s new conference, Performance Support Symposium. Ontuitive’s Bob Mosher kicked it off with a mighty bang, offering the jaw-dropping suggestion that we cast off training in favor of performance support. Like Bob, I am hooked on performance support. More recently, I wrote another, this one called Handbook for Job Aids and Performance Support. This thing I have with performance support (PS) is a long-term relationship. Would the savvy ones have reason to turn to performance support?
eLearning Guild Research: Mobile Learning for Supporting Workers' Performance by Patti Shank
Learning Solutions Magazine
MAY 15, 2013
What is the best way to position learning on mobile devices? It makes sense to use these devices to provide support for learning since we carry them with us all the time. Learning Research Mobile Learning Performance Support
Supporting our Brains
OCTOBER 13, 2015
One of the ways I’ve been thinking about the role mobile can play in design is thinking about how our brains work, and don’t. It came out of both mobile and the recent cognitive science for learning workshop I gave at the recent DevLearn. This applies more broadly to performance support in general, so I though I’d share where my thinking is going.
How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces
JUNE 28, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ). THE JOURNEY: We all know… this is the age of mobile apps!
A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
MAY 28, 2012
Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Mobile ESL.
Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started
JUNE 8, 2015
After getting enough inspiration from the current trends and stats about mobile learning , the obvious next question that must be bothering you is – where and how to start? Just like with any new project, a mobile learning implementation program needs a thorough assessment of the current training situation and the tools being used to deliver training. Image Credit – Freepik.com.
A Match Made in Heaven: Performance Support and Mobile by James Rasmussen
Learning Solutions Magazine
AUGUST 17, 2014
Even when the eLearning is well-designed, after completing it employees will need support at the moment. Performance support, especially delivered on a mobile. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Mobile Learning Performance Support Training Strategies they are actually trying to use what they learned. However, there may be no manager or coach or peer. expert available in that moment to help them. device, may be the ideal solution for this problem. Read about it here!
The Many Benefits of Mobile Performance Support by Mason Martin
Learning Solutions Magazine
JANUARY 27, 2015
Performance support is not a new concept, but it manifests differently for today’s mobile workforce than it did 30 years ago. Here is a quick summary of the major benefits of mobile performance support. Emerging Topics Mobile Learning Performance Support Training Strategies in a deskbound environment.
The Power & Potential of Mobile Learning
JUNE 1, 2016
Chances are that by now you have at least heard of mobile learning, though you may still be confused as to what that actually means. With over 50% of the United States accessing the internet via a mobile device in 2015, it is imperative that the learning technology plays “nice” with mobile formats. In other words: ignore mobile learning at your own peril!
Performance Support In Our Daily Lives
JANUARY 27, 2011
Chances are you’ve noticed performance support has entered our daily lives. It’s also quite possible it has missed your attention even if you are using performance support tools to do everyday tasks more effectively and with less effort – probably with better results. One common performance support tool we use is GPS navigation system while driving. Is it?
Why Mobile Learning is a Slow March (#ATDTK Reflections)
JANUARY 19, 2016
While a huge number of organizations are still just getting their feet wet with mobile, this year’s ATD TechKnowledge conference sought to get learning professionals thinking beyond our current approaches to imagine how technology in 2020 and beyond will impact learning. Mobile learning as we know it today is reliant on the “glass slab” in our hand. The Glass Slab.
Challenging the Infinite Monkey Theorem: Mobile Performance Support by Steven Loomis
Learning Solutions Magazine
JULY 6, 2014
We’ve been facing a problem with mobile. support of performance. performance tools with mobile devices rather than delivering training through mobile devices. Mobile Learning Performance Support Training Strategies We’ve been concentrating on delivery of training rather than. Here’s a suggestion to stop this cycle by introducing strategies that focus on using.
Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
Mobile learning seems to be creating a lot of excitement in the learning community these days. For example, according to a report published by Ambient Insight Research, the US market for mobile learning products and services reached $958.7 Growing number of mobile learning tools and platforms. So everyone wants mobile learning. mobile learning mobile devices
Performance Support and Our New Content Habits by Ian Huckabee
Learning Solutions Magazine
MAY 3, 2015
Performance support clearly benefits from technological change. Our new mobility creates demand for shorter. personalized learning experiences and for support to fill gaps in that content. performance. support integrated with training initiatives and support the huge range of learners’ devices? Emerging Topics Management Performance Support Training Strategiescontent and. Can learning departments keep. Here are some thoughts. meeting this challenge.
Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers
MARCH 29, 2014
It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers. Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: What is the significance of performance support apps for learning designers? Float Mobile Learning Primer’ App. DesignJot’ App. 309.95.
New Mobile Learning Research
JUNE 5, 2012
ASTD last week released its new research report, titled ‘ Mobile Learning – Delivering Learning in a Connected World ‘, which we are very pleased to have sponsored. The key findings in the report are: Less than one third organizations deliver learning content via mobile device, despite its high correlation with both the Learning Education Index and Market Performance Index.
Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips
JULY 26, 2011
Find a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. Look for a learning/performance problem and analyze carefully if mobile learning is a possible solution and not the other way round. Ask if the user job profile involves individuals being substantially ‘mobile’ and not tied to a centralized location.
MOOCs and Performance Support
Your Training Edge
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
combination of knowledge transfer and performance support. Performance support is just-in-time learning that puts the knowledge employees need in their hands exactly at the moment they need it—not before (when they are unlikely to remember it), not after (when it is no longer useful), but right then and there. Performance support can take many forms: the quintessential types are checklists and other job aids, but in its broadest definition, performance support can include apps, YouTube videos, wikis and other knowledge bases, and even other people.
Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere
MAY 16, 2011
One thing that struck me was how often Masie recommended that just-in-time electronic performance support would often meet an organization's needs instead of traditional training. This ties in with thoughts lately that a good bit of online training might better be presented as electronic performance support organized in context. mobile). By Jay Lambert.