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Allison Rossett

Outrageous, isn’t it, that casinos provide more personalized development experiences than corporate learning organizations and universities? Unlike curriculum delivered with a fire hose, individualized programs emerge from performance, assessments, self-assessments, and guidance provided by coaches, supervisors and competency maps. . Many colleagues have asked what I think will emerge in workplace learning in 2015, “What’s important for 2015, in your view?” It’s an opportunity. Got a bumper sticker on trends, 2015?” Not yet. But soon. Naaaaa.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Social media connection tools provide a space for educators to connect with a global audience. It provides an online environment where teachers can create class groups, design a profile page, and join subject communities. Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. PLNs connect them with a global network of contacts and resources.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Social media connection tools provide a space for educators to connect with a global audience. It provides an online environment where teachers can create class groups, design a profile page, and join subject communities. Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. PLNs connect them with a global network of contacts and resources.

Whither higher education? To the opera!

Allison Rossett

While the investment numbers for opera are small, some communities are stepping up, as San Diego is now, providing funding while asking for reinvention. I often think about the condition of higher education, but was concerned not at all when I  went to see “La Boheme” in a movie theater at the mall. Opera in San Diego. Opera is very much on the minds of San Diegans. Why the rush?

6 Tips for Providing Value to the Modern Corporate Learner

6 Tips for Providing Value to the Modern Corporate Learner Enable Continuous. know and learn – whether it be internally, on the job, or via other experiences. 1 3 2 Meet Them Where They Are (Social) A great advantage provided. Learning Think outside the box. and expand training. options beyond formal. learning. anytime, anywhere, and from any device. Fully Embrace. for L&D holds that.

Technology sinner

Allison Rossett

constructed materials to provide a way for them to follow along readily, tracking progress throughout. That technology sinner is me. sinned this morning. awoke at 5:30 AM to address an elearning conference in Europe via Adobe Connect. By 5:50 AM, with colorful earrings in my ears, and virtually suitable clothing on top, I was ready for the webinar. This isn’t about technology failure.

Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

Walter Dick, long time Florida State professor, now retired, provided this definition:  instructional design is   applied educational psychology. A few years ago, Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about elearning. Although we set out to learn about the contours of the elearning terrain, our project revealed much about instructional design practice today. We pursued this question: when doing elearning, what are you doing? Were learning professionals relying on webinars, on podcasts, on mobile learning? Practitioners inclined towards the familiar in mid 2009.

Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

Walter Dick, long time Florida State professor, now retired, provided this definition:  instructional design is   applied educational psychology. Tweet A few years ago, Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about elearning. Although we set out to learn about the contours of the elearning terrain, our project revealed much about instructional design practice today. We pursued this question: when doing elearning, what are you doing? Were learning professionals relying on webinars, on podcasts, on mobile learning? ” Appealing? Realistic? Not so much, not today.

On the brink with mobile– what learning executives say

Allison Rossett

This provides us the cost savings of not having to print course handouts and reference materials, and it provides students with quick access to other forms of research materials both in class and during off hours.” Words without actions. Words without actions. That’s how I described the status of mobile learning in an article  in eLearn magazine ten months ago. My point then was that mobile offers immense potential for learning and support but that it is not yet making much of a difference in the enterprise. Things, finally, are changing. Now, This is what they said.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. While the mainstream social media platforms can provide opportunities for. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. You’re.

How We Helped Faculty Move Their Courses Online

Allison Rossett

Andrea and Mark listen and provide immediate responses to their needs. Suzanne Aurilio is my guest blogger. She and our SDSU colleagues have enjoyed some solid successes in bringing faculty to rely on and appreciate technology. Here is her story. I’ve been working with university faculty on teaching, learning and technology for almost ten years. The program had impact. ITS is a place. This

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How We Helped Faculty Move Courses Online

Allison Rossett

Andrea and Mark listen and provide immediate responses to their needs. Suzanne Aurilio is my guest blogger. She and our SDSU colleagues have enjoyed some solid successes in bringing faculty to rely on and appreciate technology. Here is her story. I’ve been working with university faculty on teaching, learning and technology for almost ten years. The program had impact. ITS is a place. This

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Webinars are better, but not yet best

Allison Rossett

Presenters are talking more to the audience, they read/laugh/comment about what’s happening in the chat, they provide contact information so attendees are able to follow up with them. Are you blending several strategies that boost learning and also provide support, as needed? One tweet grabbed my attention. Think about that. That was the problem we found then. They are fine.

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Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

also worked at the Merrill Lynch retreat center, originally created to house their development efforts and converted to provide New Jersey conference space to one and all. A few years later I enjoyed a day in AT&T’s newly dedicated center. When I heard that Deloitte had purchased more than one hundred acres to construct a leader development facility in Dallas, I was stunned. What were they thinking? Then I heard that, in the midst of the great recession, they intended to spend as much as three hundred million dollars in constructing their center. What were they thinking? That rug.

Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI

event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard. Whether making the decision to invest in people, or to simply maintain or decrease training budgets, training programs that provide immediate impact and maximum overall return on investment are an. Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. But because. incurred.

My daughter, poster child for 21st Century learning

Allison Rossett

believe that if we provide more “guide on the side” instead of “sage on the stage,” teaching them more about how to fish for what they need and less about feeding them a morsel at a time, we will be pleasantly surprised with the outcome. Tweet. Welcome two guest bloggers, Ken and Darby Hubbell, father and daughter. . And just how does my prodigy achieve this array of abilities?

Instructional designers aren’t ready for their interviews

Allison Rossett

This includes building the capability and providing leadership to the learning design function and team. Tweet Often, current and former graduate students ask for advice about how to be successful when they interview for instructional design positions. Yes, I have my opinions, but I wanted you to hear from someone I admire. Let’s Not by a long shot.

My daughter, poster child for 21st Century learning

Allison Rossett

believe that if we provide more “guide on the side” instead of “sage on the stage,” teaching them more about how to fish for what they need and less about feeding them a morsel at a time, we will be pleasantly surprised with the outcome. Welcome two guest bloggers, Ken and Darby Hubbell, father and daughter. . First, from Ken– It is my humble opinion (and rather biased, I will admit) that my 8th grade daughter, Darby, is a prime example of what it means to be a 21st Century student. And just how does my prodigy achieve this array of abilities? Is she a savant?

My first MOOC

Allison Rossett

While the instructors provided feedback criteria, they did no monitoring at all. No,  not my  first MOOC, Sarah Siegel’s.  Sarah  is my guest blogger. appreciate Sarah’s enthusiasm for learning, experience, community and technology. That’s why I invited her to tell us what happened when she signed up for a MOOC on the subject of E-learning and Digital Culture. Is it even possible?

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

technology providers. other areas in which organizations give learning technology providers failing grades. 11 Research Summary About Brandon Hall Group Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and. Your membership provides you with personal connections to fellow professionals.

Webinars are better, but not yet best

Allison Rossett

Presenters are talking more to the audience, they read/laugh/comment about what’s happening in the chat, they provide contact information so attendees are able to follow up with them. Are you blending several strategies that boost learning and also provide support, as needed? From my sunny office in San Diego, I checked into the happenings at CLO’s spring conference in Miami. I did this by tracking the twitter stream, #closym. One tweet grabbed my attention. researcher reported that the keyword, webinar, was searched more often than the keyword, elearning. Do it.

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Moving beyond the classroom — talk that leads to action

Allison Rossett

The execs pointed to a few and we need to feature their habits and successes, so they can see what it looks like here– and see that it is indeed possible.   I also want to start providing sellers with updates and articles about our customers, their needs, with links to our services and products. We can offer feedback, ask them to comment on each other’s efforts and provide some incentives for their efforts. The learning organization of the last century focused on the classroom. That was challenge enough. While this shift is good in many ways, it is no slam dunk.

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Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

We have provided good reasons for our people to be enthusiastic about going in these directions. We provide ways for them to talk to each other and to experts as they move in these directions. When our people go in these directions, we will recognize their efforts.  We help them by providing what is necessary to be successful, from learning programs, to information on demand and human support too. Technology is not the answer. Not automatically. But many executives thought it would be so, that it was a matter of selection and investment. Now, Really and truly?

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

We have provided good reasons for our people to be enthusiastic about going in these directions. We provide ways for them to talk to each other and to experts as they move in these directions. When our people go in these directions, we will recognize their efforts.  We help them by providing what is necessary to be successful, from learning programs, to information on demand and human support too. Technology is not the answer. Not automatically. But many executives thought it would be so, that it was a matter of selection and investment. Now, Really and truly?

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

would love to provide, we need a change. We must go beyond providing great content. to instead take responsibility for providing. Totara, an open source LMS), provides structure. Our platform provides. well beyond providing content to include. provide the manager with talking points. We provide practice guides to help Sue. We now. Right?

Is Your Training On the Trivial?

Allison Rossett

Your managers know it when they see it in their “MVP.”  You know, the one who can provide innovative, valuable solutions to your customers.  I’d like to introduce you to a friend, Rob Foshay. Rob is my guest blogger and a pal for decades. Here is what Rob has to say: So, you know what the gaps are between your company’s average performers, and their expert performers.  And, you’ve done your analysis of the job skills involved.  And you’ve done your gap analysis to figure out what the highest priorities are for training. Maybe not. And, typical front-end analyses may not even identify it.

Is Your Training On the Trivial?

Allison Rossett

Your managers know it when they see it in their “MVP.”  You know, the one who can provide innovative, valuable solutions to your customers.  Tweet I’d like to introduce you to a friend, Rob Foshay. Rob is my guest blogger and a pal for decades. Here is what Rob has to say: So, you know what the gaps are between your company’s average performers, and their expert performers.  And, you’ve done your analysis of the job skills involved.  And you’ve done your gap analysis to figure out what the highest priorities are for training. Maybe not. Let’s look at each of these in more detail.

Introducing WorkLearnMobile– it’s all about mobile

Allison Rossett

While recognizing the power of mobile performance support on its own, think GPS, I remain keen on mobile devices to rivet attention, encourage collegiality, provide reminders and extend classroom lessons. Of course, Qualcomm is interested in mobile learning and support. The very global, San Diego-based company is the leading patent holder on 3G and 4G mobile technologies. Their Their self interest delivers benefits to the rest of us. His first entry presents 8 trends in a way that helps readers look beyond the hype. eagerly dug into the case studies on the site. Cut from the team? Cheer.

Worried about software? Consider performance support

Allison Rossett

visit to Israel and Kryon Systems provided an opportunity to focus on performance support for software. I can’t get enough of performance support. That passion began early, when I encountered the limitations of my own memory. It continues to this day as I discover even more flaws in my memory. That’s all good for me. But what of the enterprise? Moving your people to a new system?

How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy

providing an opportunity to practice the skills required. here is to ensure your training program provides individual attention and im- mediate feedback for trainees. INSTANT ACCESS TO CONTENT IN THE FIELD Provide learning content in both push and pull modalities to accommodate a. Always look for a LMS that provides an off-the-shelf integration with your CRM. ENABLEMENT?

Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

He provided a basic framework for planning and executing less painful technological change. The key differences between the standard tool view model and a socio-technical model illustrate the challenges of– and provide a framework for – implementation strategies that minimise pain and reduce the risk of failure. Tweet Meet Jeff Loube. My guest blogger is Jeff Loube. It never is.

Cal State Online Plays Small Ball

Allison Rossett

Other than an extensive  RFP process  which will invite experienced providers into some aspects of the mix, few details are provided. Tweet The California State University (CSU), the largest state university system in the United States, has at long last settled on an online learning strategy for its 23 campuses. With more than three decades as a professor in the CSU, now retired, I decided to take a look. The doubts. Many faculty extend their doubts about CSU leadership to online education, an easy target for professorial skepticism. What about quality? What about relationships?

Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

He provided a basic framework for planning and executing less painful technological change. The key differences between the standard tool view model and a socio-technical model illustrate the challenges of– and provide a framework for – implementation strategies that minimise pain and reduce the risk of failure. Be prepared for changes in job functions and roles, and provide support – selection, training, mentoring, and/or coaching –whatever tactic works for your organisation. Meet Jeff Loube. My guest blogger is Jeff Loube. Ninety percent! IT is a tool. 1999).

“Get some coffee and get rid of your guns.”

Allison Rossett

Second Life provided opportunities for many practices in varied circumstances. Tweet Guest blogger Jim Marshall could tell this wasn’t going to be your typical training class– not with that segue to a coffee break. Here’s what Jim wrote about his experience observing a class with 22 sworn peace officers from municipal, state and federal agencies. The The rules have changed.

Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?

GIVING FEEDBACK: I provide constructive. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I effectively identify tasks that. others can take on to develop their. capabilities and free my time for. more strategic activities. 3. COACHING: I support my team members by. challenging and encouraging them. to think for themselves and take.

The Tale of a Job Hunt

Allison Rossett

Interview #4 provided the first (and what would be the only) face-to-face exchange. Tweet Meet guest blogger, Marci Paino. Here is the story of her search for a new position. On the trail to a new position. This is the tale of a job hunt that I began in November, 2011. A few hours were spent updating and tweaking a resume. The roller coaster ride was just beginning! Would they like me?

How Are You Providing Performance Feedback in Your eLearning?

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You, your organization, and your learners don’t want to spend time—or money—on training that doesn’t provide a solid return. That same model can also serve as a framework for when to provide feedback to your learners. Learning: Throughout the course, designers should use quizzes and interactive content to provide performance feedback. about areas for improvement.

Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide

JPL Learning

They also provide medical rehabilitation services on a contract basis at nursing homes, assisted living and senior care centers, schools and worksites. The post Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions. Video Interview with Select Medical’s Director of Education and Development,  Lynn Wonsick.

Training Trends Provide Opportunities for Learning Leaders

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Ken has found that when L&D leaders provide solutions that improve performance results, executives are ready to support their efforts. The post Training Trends Provide Opportunities for Learning Leaders appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions. Video interview with the President of Training Industry, Inc. Training Industry, Inc. Ken Taylor is leading Training Industry, Inc.

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

performance at the point of need: • 4x more likely to provide staff with. 23% agree that managers provide active support in application of learning in the. The Top Deck provide more evidence on how to actively support learning in the workflow: 90% expect managers to take responsibility for. Does it provide tips, tools and checklists at the moment of need? In-Focus.