Learning in a Sandbox
Promoting and assessing the value of communities
Learning in a Sandbox
JUNE 14, 2011
Etienne Wenger, Beverly Trayner and Maarten de Laat provide a conceptual framework that “should make it possible to assess value creation in communities that are used for social learning activities. This framework can provide some guidance in how to show the value of community for the organization and it also gives insight on how to promote the use/ value of a community. wonder if it would be possible to provide ROI as well. Recently, a wonderfull paper on the value of communities of practice and networks was published. ocial media ROI Pyramid.
Business model generation for communities
Learning in a Sandbox
DECEMBER 15, 2010
John started with a short introduction to the model and showed us some examples of business models for communities that he had worked with lately (will provide slides later). This week, John Smith visited The Netherlands. John was on his way to a conference in Saudi-Arabia and wanted to adjust to the time zone (his words :)). Which is a great thing, so we had some time to spend with him.
Fields of connection
Learning in a Sandbox
DECEMBER 2, 2010
Looking at organizations from this systemic perspective can provide a more holistic view and can be of value in personal as well as organizational development. I’ve finished reading a very interesting book “ Fields of Connection by Jan Jacob Stam (i’ve read in Dutch: het verbindende veld). The book is about the practice of systemic work and organizational constellations.
Towards “the real feeling of presence”
Learning in a Sandbox
NOVEMBER 20, 2008
Not to forget that having (physical) contact with colleagues inspires, engage and provides energy. It does not attempt to provide a Second corporate Life, rather it attempts to enhance or complement real life experiences. Wonderland has been initially developed by Sun in order to provide their employees an immersive 3d space for collaboration. Immersive Workspaces in SL. The 0.5
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.
Mentorship in CP2 Foundations workshop
Learning in a Sandbox
OCTOBER 27, 2010
For people that are more advanced, the workshop provides an opportunity to get into conversation with fellow participants as well as Wenger, Smith and Stuckey. I’ve participated in the workshop myself in spring this year. There are also places that we call “households , small groups that provide a more private space to learn and reflect. Thanks to John Smith for inviting me to join as a mentor and providing me this great learning opportunity! Over the past 6 weeks, the Foundations of communities of practice workshop was held in CP-square (CP2).
Learning culture and social media
Learning in a Sandbox
OCTOBER 7, 2010
Willingly, training staff provides a training that seemingly fits the need and all are happy. If we talk about learning in organizations, many people will think of courses that are offered by the company’s training department. If we say e-learning, this is often associated with web based training modules. This is what we mostly refer to as “formal learning. As we all probably (intrinsicly) know, there are more opportunities and places to learn than the formal classroom or web-based courses. What do you do when you are stuck with a problem at work? Culture. Learning Culture.
Social Learning at Sun
Learning in a Sandbox
JUNE 5, 2009
As a result of that they couldn’t provide the training hours needed to meet the training needs of the sales people. Via a tweet by @trishuhl I came upon a nice case study from Bersin & Associates on social learning at Sun Microsystems. It is a description of the “ Sun Learning eXchange “ This is a sort of Youtube site which Sun employees can use to exchange content. What I like about the project/ the case study is that it started from a real world business/ learning problem instead of just mere looking how to use popular webtools. informal learning??).
“The classroom is nothing less than an state of the art information dump”
Learning in a Sandbox
OCTOBER 31, 2008
Its sheer size, layout, and technology are testaments to the efficiency and expediency with which we can now provide students with their required credit hours.. This weeks topic at the cck08 course is about “ Power, control, validity, and authority in distributed environments “, wow thats a whole lot of ground to cover in just one week. One of these is an amazing post by Dr. Michael Wesch which i came upon by a tweet from Grainne Conole. The article is initinally meant to explain Wesch’ new insights on a video about the students perspective he co-produced a while ago.
Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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
MAY 25, 2016
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.
Ultimate List of Online Course Providers
JULY 24, 2014
The infographic below, created by Springest , provides a pretty comprehensive list of all the resources you have at your disposal for finding information on the topic of your choice. Chances are that at some point you have considered taking an online course (or perhaps you already have). The process for finding the right course is similar for most people, which goes something like: 1.
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.
LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences
MARCH 17, 2016
It gives them round-the-clock access to training materials, enables them to interact with work-related resources via any mobile device, treats them to a learning experience that’s personalized to their individual learning styles, and provides fun methods for learning dry information. It is amazing to observe the rate at which the eLearning market is growing. Why wouldn’t they? Customization.
Games Can Provide Authentic Experiences
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
To provide effective instruction, it needs to be as authentic to the actual experience as possible. Gamification of context provides two key advantages. So, providing a game for learning creates an authentic environment other than a classroom or a slideshow and highlights how certain variables or actions taken in situation play out over time. The context of an online course or the context of a classroom is not authentic. May times in a classroom or in an elearning module, there are no consequences for wrong decisions or actions. are most people impacted by that. Design
5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
The post 5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI appeared first on. For many companies, investing in training and training resources tends toward two extremes. On one extreme, companies lean towards mediocrity: just enough training to say it got done, with as little money spent as possible. On the other, companies will “chase the shiny,” grabbing every new technology and teaching method that comes down the pike. [.]. eLearning Training & Development Uncategorized corporate learning ROI ROI of corporate training ROI of learning culture the right learning culture
Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider
JULY 13, 2013
Sure, one potential advantage would be allowing you to record the completion of a mobile app or game created by a custom provider like us. Talk to LMS provider. Tin Can. Experience. TIN CAN! Experience! We’re all hearing about it… but what is it? You’ll probably still hear it called “Tin Can” sometimes, but that was a working title. We’ll use its proper name from here on out. Wrong!
Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight
JUNE 1, 2015
The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industry is a highly dynamic sector where updated knowledge provides an extra edge over others in the competitive scenario. Many BFSI organizations already are utilizing the mobile advantage by providing pre-loaded hand-held devices to their employees – particularly, the sales staff. Learning
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.
A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 5 Provide realistic practice
Challenge to Learn
JULY 1, 2014
This is Principle 5 of the manifesto: “We will provide learners sufficient levels of realistic practice; for example, simulations, scenario-based decision making, case-based evaluations, and authentic exercises.” Learning Provide realistic practice serious eLearning manifesto The how to guide on the serious principles ” My response to this is, of course we do this. The
Energy shortage forces Ukrainian schools to close during winter period: Easygenerator provides its software for free
Challenge to Learn
JANUARY 20, 2015
Easygenerator provides free e-learning to all Ukrainian teachers. see for the press release in Ukrainian the bottom of this post). The easygenerator development team is located in Zhitomir Ukraine. Therefore we at easygenerator are extra concerned with all the developments in the east of the country. Zhitomir lies west (100 miles) of Kiev, so it is on the save (European) side. easygenerator.
How to Provide Personalized Learning Experience in E-Learning Courses
JUNE 20, 2016
People now seek personalization, whether it’s in an e-mail, browser, desktop, or TV, and developers are providing features such as themes, wallpapers and various options to support personalization. When an e-learning course providers learners’ a feel of ‘This is For Me’, surely it is a personalized learning experience. Five Fine ways to Figure Out E-learning Personalization.
Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning
MARCH 8, 2015
STEP 2: PROVIDE A LEARNING OBJECTIVE. STEP 5: PROVIDE GUIDANCE FOR LEARNING. STEP 7: PROVIDE FEEDBACK. Inform employees about similar problem situations, provide additional practice and review the lesson. In 1985, American educational psychologist Robert Gagne created a nine-step process of instructional design which can guide the process of learning. DON’Ts. DON’Ts.
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.
101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Provide Continuous Encouragement
MAY 2, 2014
Motivation Category 3: Provide Continuous Encouragement Throughout the Entire Virtual Experience. This is the fourth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. The first post introduces the series. Participants can quickly lose motivation by feeling "lost in cyberspace." Blended learning Virtual Classroom Engagement Virtual Learners Motivation
5 Reasons Why MOOCs Provide Little Real Value
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
However, allow me to play “devil’s advocate” for a moment and provide an alternative perspective on MOOCs. Lately there have been a lot of articles and opinions circulating the internet on why massive-open-online-courses (or MOOCs) are the next greatest thing, but I’m not entirely convinced that is the case (not yet anyhow). Consider the following: 1. elearning MOOC
5 Things To Consider When Selecting A Training Provider
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Having both perspectives (client and training provider) has helped me gain a clear understanding of what to look for when selecting a training provider. In particular, there are five key questions I recommend anyone selecting a training provider must answer, before deciding who to work with. 1. Many training providers are experts in a particular area and/or industry. When hiring a training provider, make sure they display a deep understanding of your industry, business model, challenges, strategy and the day-to-day reality in which participants operate. 2.
Learning Providers (wk.4) #OpenBadgesMOOC
Dont Waste Your Time
OCTOBER 4, 2013
Week 4 – Learning Providers. I can see the benefit of looking at badges for the soon-to-leave-education school leavers, and those already in work either actively looking for a new role or to up-skill themselves. Would AMBA (Association of MBAs) accept badges as a currency from a £20,000 a year MBA provider? Here we are at week four and challenge four. ” (Selingo).
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?
How Do Top Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) Providers Boost User Adoption Rates?
WalkMe Training Station
JANUARY 28, 2016
As an ATS provider, you know that the competition is pretty stiff out there. JobAdder provides an ATS that enables more than 8,000 recruiters match candidates to jobs, track the candidates’ progress, manage job orders, and more. First, provide resources that customers can access to understand the product on their own such as how-to videos and tutorials.
Knowledge Guru Spring Release Provides More Leaderboards, Expanded Reports, and Easier Login
MAY 13, 2015
This enables a supervisor to provide pinpoint remediation if needed. The post Knowledge Guru Spring Release Provides More Leaderboards, Expanded Reports, and Easier Login appeared first on. The Knowledge Guru platform continues to expand its features and functionality using customer feedback as our guide. Universal Login. All users simply log in with an email address and a password.
CEGOS 2011 survey provides many new insights
Clive on Learning
MAY 18, 2011
It provides some interesting insights but also raises many questions. Cegos 2011 learning trends survey draft, final may 11 When I received this presentation from CEGOS, which describes the results of their latest survey of L&D practices across Europe, I couldn't understand why they wouldn't want to share every aspect of the results as widely as possible. research
#Augmented Reality #AR overview and examples provided by Victór Alvarez
OCTOBER 1, 2012
Augmented reality is moving us slowly moving towards the future of embedded intelligent technology. In this webinar recording from Victór Alvarez he gives a comprehensible overview of what augmented reality is and can be. In addition he shows Ariane, a really wonderful and promising AR-tool for teachers or trainers. The slideshare of this presentation can be found here: [link].
5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget
Knowledge Retention Time Since Training 1 Hour 100% 30% 50% 10% 24 Hours 1 Week 10 Solution: Provide shorter training material with continual. WHITE PAPER 5 Unknown Ways. You’re Wasting Your. individual employees according to Bersin by Deloitte. When it comes to training budgets, leaders. struggle to pinpoint what impact (if any) their training programs are having. So what’s the result?
The True Cost of Not Providing Employee Training
MAY 6, 2016
When a lightbulb burns out, do you throw away the lamp? If you do, then you are either incredibly rich or possibly have a weird thing for new lamps I guess. But, if you’re like the majority of the lamp-owning world then you likely just replace the bulb, which allows you to save money and enjoy a brighter room too. Employee Training
An LMS Provides Solutions to Your Company’s New Year’s Resolutions
DECEMBER 15, 2015
If so, know that an eLearning system can provide the solutions to your company’s New Year’s resolutions. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.”. What is your top New Year’s resolution for your company? All would say increased revenue. Strengthen Workforce. Anne M.
Group work advice for MOOC providers
MARCH 10, 2013
The “new pedagogical models” (A Silicon Valley term meaning: we didn’t read the literature and still don’t realize that these findings are two, three, or more decades old) being discovered by MOOC providers supports what most academics and experienced teachers know about learning: it’s a social, active, and participatory process. The current MOOC providers have adopted a regressive pedagogy: small scale learning chunks reminiscent of the the heady days of cognitivism and military training. When you have 5,000 students, new configurations are possible.
The Employee Engagement Crisis. Can L&D Provide Solutions? – Online Forum
APRIL 6, 2015
Employees have less motivation to contribute to the success of the organisation beyond what is mandatory or what is incentivised. L&D are in the fortunate position of providing a service that employees care about i.e. their own development. Designing Learning that are seen as development opportunities by employees provides L&D to contribute one the pressing HR issues. Panel.
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?
Easygenerator provides free e-learning to Ukrainian education
JANUARY 8, 2015
Energy shortage forces Ukrainian schools to close during winter period, Easygenerator provides its software for free! Easygenerator, a provider of eLearning authoring software, decided to make its software available free of charge to everybody in the Ukraine as of today. Easygenerator provides cloud-based eLearning authoring software. The post Easygenerator provides free e-learning to Ukrainian education appeared first on Easygenerator. Rotterdam, The Netherlands. January 2015. Teachers are trying to teach from home, a challenging task given the lack of resources.
Eight Successful Years Of Providing Innovative Learning Solutions
APRIL 19, 2012
Today, in 2012, we have come a long way, but still treading the same path of providing innovative learning solutions. 8 years back, on 7 th April 2004, we began as a boot-strapped startup. We feel proud of our achievements so far. Our 8 year story could be summarized as below: 28 awards & recognitions won in 8 years. 200+ clients in 13 countries. Award-winning Custom Learning Solutions.
How much does it cost to have e-learning developed by an external provider?
APRIL 19, 2014
The post How much does it cost to have e-learning developed by an external provider? As an independent e-learning consultant, I am often asked how much will it cost to engage an external e-learning vendor to develop, say, 20 minutes of e-learning. This is a difficult question to answer, as there are lots of variables including: the state of the existing content that will be used to.
Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?
Your Training Edge
APRIL 9, 2015
Training helps employees do their jobs better, it helps them fit better into the company, and it provides the knowledge and skills they need for advancement. The disconnect may be due to the fact that while companies are providing training, they aren’t providing the training their employees want. The training provided isn’t relevant to employees’ jobs.
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.
Sales Training Best Practices: Providing a 360 Degree View of Your Customer
JUNE 23, 2016
Well, you need to focus adequately on one of the vital elements of product sales training – providing complete information about the prospective customer. Many successful firms have effectively integrated their back office and customer handling operations to provide a 360 o view of their customers to their sales force. Provide insights into the customers’ business partners.
SaaS LMS – A Must-have for Training Companies (Presentation)
MAY 11, 2016
Learning Management learning management system for training companies LMS For Training Companies lms for training providers saas lms for training companiesExactly 3 weeks back I had written a blog post – 10 Reasons why Training Companies must invest in a SaaS LMS. Soon after it was published, I realized that it lent itself pretty well for a presentation format. And so, without any ado, the content was rewritten from a presentation perspective, images added, and […].