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The 70:20:10 lens

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Perhaps it would be helpful to develop some reference content, or provide a job aid. In 70:20:10 for trainers I advocated the use of the 70:20:10 model by L&D professionals as a lens through which to view their instructional design. Similarly, we shouldn’t mandate that our target audience aligns its learning activity according to these proportions. Mark Britz calls it a principle.

A framework for content curation

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Leverage this opportunity by providing a mechanism by which anyone can contribute better content. In conversation at EduTECH earlier this month, Harold Jarche evoked George E. P. Box’s quote that “all models are wrong, but some are useful” Of course, the purpose of a model is to simplify a complex system so that something purposeful can be done within it. ” *. Let me.

Where is L&D heading?

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Having said that, dropping the degree entry requirement could make sense for specific teams such as Innovation, who might be looking for someone with creative thinking skills rather than a Bachelor of Commerce degree. I see the future of universities as service providers, plain and simple. The topic of the evening was Where is L&D Heading? What respect do MOOC qualifications get?

Paper cuts

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Even in Chrome I received the following error: Please provide valid Photo Sphere JPEG image. The device. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. For about $20, you gain access to a world of wonder. Some brilliant Cardboard apps are available at Google Play. foresee biotech companies leading the way on this. Evidently, though, VR apps are still very much in their infancy. Hurrah!

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.

70:20:10 for trainers

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To help your audience remember, why not provide them with reference content in a central location, such as on the corporate intranet or in a wiki. The buddy can act as a role model and provide feedback to the trainee. Learning & Development Professional has been running a poll on the following question: Is the 70:20:10 model still relevant today? And I’m shocked by the results. But what does this really mean? In LDP’s article The 70:20:10 model – how fair dinkum is it in 2015? If this is a backlash against the numbers, I urge us all to let it go already.

Educate everyone

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Instead, how about a customer education strategy that teaches the public the fundamentals of insurance, providing a clear explanation of the concept, untangling its mind-boggling options and variations, ultimately helping regular folks like you and me make better decisions about our finances. My all-time favourite example of augmented reality has been reinvented. Then… nothing.

The grassroots of learning

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While Dave maintains that the role is to provide an introduction to an existing learning community in which the student may participate, there is obviously more that we L&D pro’s must do to fulfil our purpose into the future. That’s the beauty of hypertext. link takes you somewhere else, which contains other links that take you somewhere else yet again. In the age of Web 2.0,

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The joy of UX

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took a screenshot of the main characters in the course’s scenario and provided 3-step instructions for the target audience outlining how to: (1) Install the app onto their mobile device; (2) Visit the relevant URL in their browser; and (3) Point their device at the picture. — Jonathan Shariat (@DesignUXUI) March 13, 2015. And fail I did. It worked for me! Another lesson learned.

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.

Let’s get rid of the instructors!

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However, I can also see that if an employer found itself in court because one of its employees sexually harassed one of his colleagues, it would want to demonstrate that it had provided sufficient training to that individual. 6. The title of my previous post, Let’s get rid of the instructional designers! , was a tongue-in-cheek reference to a radical view of instructional design.

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E-Learning = Innovation = Science

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Regardless of the specific technology or pedagogy discussed by the panellists, the overarching advice provided by each one was to give it a go and see what happens. Have you ever been to a conference where the presenter asks the audience, “Who’s implemented a mobile learning strategy?”, ”, and only 2 or 3 people raise their hand? know you have. Because everyone has.

The relationship between learning and performance support

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To support the learner in applying their learning on the job, tools such as checklists and templates may be provided to them for their immediate use. However he too finds that he must provide difficult feedback to one of his team members. This support may be provided in the moment or – again – just in time. The platform I have in mind is the corporate intranet.

The future of MOOCs

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Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. And isn’t content sourced from some of the world’s best providers a giant leap in that direction? Universities will finally accept they are service providers. Content providers will charge for assessment. MOOCs get a bad rap. Ka ching!

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Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

been providing lukewarm results for years. techniques and solutions that provide more impactful methods for improving employee. But microlearning offers far more than that: • It adapts to the pace of today’s business and meets the needs of your modern learners, providing learning in short bites that are fast and easy to absorb. Aside from providing access over the.

The dawn of a new generation

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So it’s important that the practical knowledge be provided in the form of job aids – such as a template or a checklist – that the operator can use on-the-job, just-in-time. I don’t agree with Kit that this content should be put on the LMS. User-generated content (UGC) is not a novel concept, but most of us in the corporate sector have barely scratched its surface.

The future of MOOCs

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Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. And isn’t content sourced from some of the world’s best providers a giant leap in that direction? Universities will finally accept they are service providers. Content providers will charge for assessment. MOOCs get a bad rap. Ka ching!

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Clarifying the extension

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Most sources I’ve looked up agree with Av Srivastava’s definition of the term: Extended Enterprise Learning is any training that is provided to learners outside of your organization. Extended Enterprise Training (EET) is a term that was introduced to me by Don Presant in response to my previous blog post Educate everyone. Take franchisees as the first talking point.

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Boiling the backchannel

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Provide free Wi-Fi. I enjoy attending conferences. Unfortunately I don’t attend as many as I’d like because so many of them are prohibitively expensive, are beyond my travel budget, or demand too much time out of the office. also like meeting new people in the industry and re-connecting with those whom I already know. Here are my suggestions for getting it to boil… 1.

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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?

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

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Having said that, I believe there is much more scope for MOOC providers to cover corporate-relevant topics. Hot on the heels of my 5 benefits of open badges for corporates , I now present my 7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates. Regular readers of my blog will know that I’m quite the MOOC fan. If you can think of any others, please let me know… 1. Sourcing content.

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Udemy for you and me

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Simply open an account and you are provided with the tools you need to structure your curriculum, upload your content, and publish your course to the world. Anyone interested in leveraging Udemy for workplace training should look into Udemy for Organizations which provides a private, branded portal with exclusive access only for your employees. thoroughly enjoyed using Udemy.

Top 5 benefits of open badges for corporates

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Still, the concept holds without third-party endorsement; that is to say, much of the training provided by Bank A would probably still be meaningful to Bank B – because Bank A and Bank B do very similar things. 4. I’ve been blogging a lot about open badges lately. That really means I’ve been thinking a lot about open badges lately, as I use my blog as a sense-making platform.

The moot point of MOOCs

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also think the business model will become sustainable, as soon as the providers adopt a freemium model. The only people who seem to care are the MOOC providers themselves (naturally), the proponents of formal learning, and the ever-present killjoys. To the MOOC providers I say: Adopt the freemium model already! I’m no accountant, but I expect a 10% completion rate would be financially viable. Some people are head-over-heels in love with MOOCs. Or perhaps more accurately, the idea of MOOCs. happen to stand somewhere in the middle. just don’t buy it.

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?

Informal first

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Whenever a development intervention is being considered, the primary objective of the L&D professional should be to provide all the necessary learning resources to the target audience in an open, structured format. It is well documented that the vast majority of learning in the workplace is informal. • 10% of learning occurs via formal training (eg classes). Vive la revolution!

Funny business

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It’s obviously a comedy and a fictional scenario, which lets our guard down and provides a psychological degree of separation. Do you find yourself going to too many meetings? Or to meetings that don’t really achieve anything? know I do. Like many large organisations around the world, my employer is not immune to that most insidious of diseases: the ineffective meeting.

Effective virtual facilitation

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Book the time out in their calendar, and let them know that they will be receiving an email to provide them with the access details. Provide them with any documents they will need beforehand. The facilitator should define the learning outcomes of the session (and tailor them according to the audience’s expectations), then refer to the information that was previously provided.

Online courses must die!

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The facilitator should provide a learning plan for novice learners which defines a sequence of study, identifying specific resources among the potentially overwhelming array of options. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring. But you know what? The best of both worlds.

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Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the information and tools you need to. Provide a step-by-step work-plan to show you how to integrate gamification into. Game-based learning is often used as a one- time event to provide insights and instruction in a formal learning setting, either online or. Most games provide. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? system.

Badges of honour

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The initiative allows training providers to issue digital “badges” to the participants in their courses, who thereby earn online representations of their newly acquired skills. It means training providers such as employers can continue to endorse their own courses (naturally) but so too can other organisations such as ASIC, APRA and Standards Australia.

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The classroom option you should not ignore

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My point is, under the right circumstances, video can provide effective instruction. I’m sure you know the feeling. You’re sitting in a classroom watching a presentation – which started late to allow the “stragglers” to show up – when about 10 minutes in it dawns on you… What am I doing here? It’s so simple: record your class on video.

The equation for change

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In the socio-historical context of our time, the demand that providers have for altruism? Guns don’t kill people. People do. It’s a well-worn saying that Americans in particular know only too well. And of course it’s technically correct. I don’t fear a gun on the table, but I do fear someone might pick it up and pull the trigger. Video, the Internet and Web 2.0

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

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Whether in a classroom setting, via an online course or otherwise, the resident subject matter expert (SME) within the organisation typically provides the learner with a programmed sequence of knowledge, carefully scaffolding their learning and – to adopt a cognitivist view – construct a basic framework of knowledge in the learner’s mind. In a previous article , I provided the following examples of potential information sources that the learner could incorporate into their personal learning network: Social bookmarks. Instructivism is dead. Slippery slope. The real world.

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 nature of digital influence

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Klout uses this information to provide you a Klout Score that measures your overall influence. Earlier this year I was honoured to scrape into Bob Little’s Asia-Pacific’s list of e-learning movers and shakers. ” To the cynics out there who claim this is a PR stunt: I say you’re right. And of course, the omission of certain names has caused a few ripples.

Taxonomy of Learning Theories

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Models of memory provide the foundation for subsequent cognitivist theories that (arguably) have more direct implications for instructional design. . In particular, the simplest (or epitomised) version of the domain should be provided initially, and elaborated upon subsequently. Academia is teeming with learning theories. Some of them are old, some of them are new. Where do you start?

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The paradox of augmented reality

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While the Commonwealth Bank should be applauded for their Property Guide app, which combines geolocation with big data to provide something truly useful to their prospective customers, I must say as someone in the financial services industry: the general lack of financially oriented augmented reality apps represents a typical lack of imagination in the sector. In terms of ROI, 2.5

The moot point of MOOCs

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also think the business model will become sustainable, as soon as the providers adopt a freemium model. The only people who seem to care are the MOOC providers themselves (naturally), the proponents of formal learning, and the ever-present killjoys. To the MOOC providers I say: Adopt the freemium model already! I’m no accountant, but I expect a 10% completion rate would be financially viable. Some people are head-over-heels in love with MOOCs. Or perhaps more accurately, the idea of MOOCs. happen to stand somewhere in the middle. just don’t buy it.

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.