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The relationship between learning and performance support

E-Learning Provocateur

Jane is a renowned advocate of performance support in the workplace, and I wonder what she’ll make of my latest musing. While much of Jane’s work exposes the difference between training and performance support – and implores us to do less of the former in favour of the latter – my post here does not. Learning is about preparing for performance.

How Performance Support Platforms Increase IT System Proficiencies

WalkMe Training Station

This fascinating webinar is led by Dr. Eran Gal, an international employee training and learning expert and owner of Workplace Learning & Performance Support. He discusses how to successfully integrate formal and informal learning using a performance support (PS) platform. Employee Engagement Employee Performance

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

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 above quote is from our interview with Charles Jennings. What is the future?

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity. Electronic performance support support systems (EPSS) were the rage. Intuitive design became a higher priority.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. moving from traditional performance. performance development systems. www.kineo.com | info@mplus.kineo.com | 312-846-6656 4The Argument for Change Formal performance management systems have been. Operations at Google, sums it up best: “Performance. performance. performance development.”.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity. Electronic performance support systems (EPSS) were the rage. Intuitive design became a higher priority.

MOOCs in Performance Support

ID Reflections

The more I mull over some of the core characteristics of a MOOC ecosystem, I feel it lends itself very well to providing performance support (PS) within the workflow. However, a MOOC ecosystem eliminates this challenge by bringing learners in touch with experts on the same platform – a critical condition for a successful PS and capability building strategy.

Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

There is great excitement about the potential of mobile devices for learning and support. Workplace learning professionals now find themselves in the middle of conversations about leveraging mobile devices for growth and support. Discussions often revolve around questions about native vs. mobile web apps.  In a nutshell, native apps are created for a specific platform (e.g.

Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways

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Twitter is a micro-blogging platform for sharing different types of media files along with short and concise text, which can contribute to interaction in the classroom and improve the quality of knowledge imparted. There are three main ways that the microblogging site can be utilized to support social learning and instructor-led learning: Pedagogical usage, Social usage and Management usage.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. moving from traditional performance. performance development systems. 4The Argument for Change Formal performance management systems have been. Operations at Google, sums it up best: “Performance. performance. Under the traditional annual performance. performance with greater frequency, and.

4 Smart Performance Support Techniques to Reinforce Product Knowledge Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Giving them hands-on experience and conduct training sessions with self-paced online learning modules would help set a platform for the successful launch. So product training managers can follow 4 smart performance support techniques to overcome these challenges. To know about the 4 smart performance techniques, check out the infographic below. Know of other techniques?

Performance support tools for learning – a decentralised strategy

Connect Thinking

There may be a central role in purchasing social media platforms (with stakeholder input). The same can be said about role-based performance support tools. Performance support is about providing staff with access to the right information and people ’just-in-time’, at the point of need. Blog E-Learning Strategy Performance Support

Cloud Based eLearning Platforms: 10 Advantages eLearning Professionals Need To Know

Docebo

Lack of data security, unreliable access, and the absence of IT support resources are just some of the myths surrounding cloud based eLearning platforms and some of the issues that prevent upper management from signing off on a cloud eLearning platform for your organization. Who wants to waste valuable resources on installing an eLearning platform solution?

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support

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More often than not, the two main culprits are: Learners’ apathy towards learning and lack of organizational support. But with technology-aided online learning platforms, learners can be given the opportunity to interact with fellow learners through instant messaging, discussion boards or even virtual classrooms. Improving Organizational Support. contact-form-7]. Learning

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

From Performance Management. to Performance Development eGuide 2Part 2: A Roadmap. of factors that’s driving change in how performance. successfully transition from a traditional performance. performance development, one requires three. 3www.kineo.com | info@mplus.kineo.com | 312-846-6656 4One of the pillars of a performance development system is the. from an annual performance management process to real-time. performance development is much more than simply rolling out. effective performance development behavior: they must be.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

New platforms, new devices, uber connectivity. Organizations fell prey to the vendors of social platforms believing that technology could solve the problem. One half said, “See the platform is a ghost town; no one writes even one line. The other more believing and forward thinking half said, “Ok, so we have a platform, and no one participates. Where did we go wrong?”.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

In the new connected workplace, current training, e-learning or blended learning services, which take a top-down, ”command and control” approach to organising and managing “learning” will not be appropriate to support these new ways of working and learning. In other words, instead of managers coming with requests for courses, they would come with requests for help with performance problems.

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my  Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools  in 4 main categories as shown below. LMS & Learning Platforms. Webinar & Webmeeting Platforms. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? You can do so  here. What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s  Top Tools for Learning  survey. Please share your own. INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS. Learning Authoring Tools. Quizzing & Testing Tools.

6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

We can shed our obsession with isolated formal learning and embrace the real question: how can we best support organisations and individuals to develop a culture of continuous learning and high performance. just-in-time performance tools (checklists, quick reference guides). technology platforms (LMS, wikis, intranets). SUPPORT AN ENGAGED, GROWTH MINDSET.

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

continuously improve performance and increase competitiveness, they must move from. the job well and positively impact business performance. change that results in improved job performance. Better performance. Populating a knowledge-on-demand performance support resource with. When employees lack the knowledge they need to be top performers, their.

Why so many companies want to replace their online training platform

Docebo

Social and mobile features have been increasing in importance for years, and the new Brandon Hall Group study found 46% of companies consider discussion forums essential to their learning platforms. This is a significant problem when only 5% say they are very satisfied with the discussion functionality of their current platform. DOWNLOAD THE INFOGRAPHIC. How important is UX ?

Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation

Jane Hart

In the first post I explained that “packaging learning” involves organizing and wrapping up everything an individual needs to learn in a neat parcel, delivering it to them on a plate, and making sure they do it, whilst “scaffolding” is about supporting learning in many other less top-down organized ways. Considering how these could be enhanced or built upon, or developed. Social learning

Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Supporting Performance with Learning

Learning Cafe

Hear experienced practioners talk about how learning is is morphing into performance support. We discuss if and how the demand for learning that supports employee performance (right time, right content, right size) facilitated by technology (mobile, social etc) is where we are headed fast. Is performance support the “moment of truth” for learning ?

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And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform

eLearning 24-7

have spent the last year and a half, looking to see if there were any differences between a LMS and a learning platform. Was there anything or things that really set them apart, to such a degree that one could say, “that is a LMS” and another say, “that is a learning platform” Before you go, oh, yeah well the modern ones are learning platforms and the “traditional” is LMS, I’d like to remind you, with no disrespect intended, that thinking is erroneous at best.  We will discuss that in short order. than learner platform side. 

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

And for good reason as it has many advantages:  It offers a breadth of course topics, relevant to many, and readily available.  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.  OTS courseware relieves overburdened trainers and human resource managers of. Seven Simple Secrets to. You’re.

Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum

Jane Hart

In my previous blog post I explained how I recognized it is difficult for a lot of organisations to support informal and social learning in their organisations, because they are unable to jump the two mindset hurdles of (a) thinking that learning only happens in training courses, and (b) that all organisational learning needs to be controlled by Training/L&D departments. Social learnin

Designing Mobile Performance Support Apps - @elearningcoach

The Learning Generalist

She wanted to create a performance support app for instructional designers. eg podcasts * synchronous: virtual classrooms using mobile webinar tools * assessments: tests, surveys, polls * social media learning: enabling networks for learning * learning games: challenges and simulations * performance support apps: references, job aids, collaboration, social, augmented reality We'll focus on performance support. It's performance support too! In any case when you think of performance support, you've got to address the 5 moments of need: 1.

Intentional Design & the EPS Performance Stack

Living in Learning

The suggested solution was a desire for the creation of a unified enterprise platform to eliminate the disparity. To unify them all under a single platform, we stand to lose the power of specialization that defines the “sweet spot” each brings to the table. AGILE Discovery & Consulting EPSS Performer Support Sustained Capability Technology Enterprise system training EPS intentional design moments of need performance support sustained capability agree that unification is the answer…but not among disparate systems. lack thereof.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

They tend to be allocated, often from board level, based on operational performance. In the near future, watch out for the growth of: Adaptive learning platforms. In this context, what kind of ’learning’ and ’unlearning’ would you suggest in terms of our beliefs about workplace learning and our approaches about learning and performance support design? This suggests that learning is moving from being mostly formal (e-learning) to informal (performance support). ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR). THE INTERVIEW: 1. LCMSs.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

of respondents are looking to leave their current LMS platform and move to a new provider. On the other hand, LMSs – with their complex, centralized platforms – dictate that you drive. It doesn’t allow you to track and measure compliance, knowledge and performance in real time by location, job title, topic area; or tie what. knowledge for improved job performance. level.

7 Top Learning Trends for 2016

Axonify

However, traditional methods haven’t been able to support this requirement. But technologies, like the Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform, now allow granular learning personalization based on a range of criteria, allowing learning content to be modified literally on the fly : based on how employees interact with learning content or how their needs change. Trend #2: Gamification.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

What they have is a training strategy, and training is no longer enough on its own to support the changing needs of today’s workforce. ” ― Anthony Altieri in his post here. “ All this is really old school stuff. Mobile learning and embedded performance support solutions will enjoy more robust growth compared to traditional e-learning interventions this year and beyond. ” in our post here.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How well has this platform been faring in the market? . Learnnovators: A growing number of new concepts and technologies – such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Wearables, Internet of Things, Performance Support, etc. – are coming up in the learning industry. How can an authoring tool like Lectora support or hasten the adoption of such technologies? . John:  Technologies such as virtual and augmented reality will certainly play a role in the future of learning, but Performance Support is something that Lectora works well with today.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

For this reason the new enterprise social platforms (like Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) that underpin social collaboration are your most valuable social learning platforms. as these platforms are designed to foster collaboration, communication and knowledge sharing among employees. This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

such as using technology to support structured. demonstrate successful performance in the. we’re using to support this journey. built into the journey We will judge performance. performance on the job We’re not that clear what. learning platform – to not just be able to “give learners some training”. overall ability to perform the. We now. Right?

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Laura is an Academic Fellow of the CIPD and a fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute. So, there is a long way to go to really impact performance.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

MOOCs in Performance Support. Course design have been based on an analysis of past performance data or a prediction of skills the organization might need in the future. Thus, MOOCs provide a good platform for organizations to create a strong brand presence in the minds of employees – both existing and prospective. And IMHO, we will continue to see this phenomenon rise.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm. Does working out loud need digital technology in the form of an online platform or tool? distributed workforce requires a digital platform for connect.

5 Keys to Success With the Knowledge Guru Game Platform

Knowledge Guru

While the platform itself is easy to use, a bit of planning and preparation goes a long way. Here’s a few of the major things to consider: Do you HAVE to support IE8? Legend does not support video within the questions. Do you want to include “performance challenges” as well as the question/answer format? If so, use Legend. Either game type can be used. Legend