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Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2015. What is coming in 2016?

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Thursday, December 10, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Sydney. Our final online panel discussion for 2015 and it is not be missed. We speak to a panel of experienced learning managers and consultants to review the year that was and the next one in the world of corporate learning.

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Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

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Thursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview. When it comes to emerging technologies, numerous tech companies including Facebook, HTC, Sony, Microsoft and Samsung are eyeing virtual reality (VR) as the next big thing.

Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory Recall

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Thursday, April 14th 2016, 12 to 1 pm Sydney time . Overview. Despite Learning measurement frameworks like Kirkpatrick and Philips ROI that have been around for so many years, defining meaningful measures still continues to be a big challenge for L&D.

This is what 100 L&D Professionals think

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A fter 6 successful years of discussion and debate at the UnConference, LearningCafe has come up with an interesting survey highlighting L&D’s outlook for 2017. LearningCafe raised a few intriguing questions to over 100 L&D professionals from over 40+ organisations in Australia.

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

LearningCafe Digital Manifesto for L&D

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We are pleased to release the “LearningCafe Digital Manifesto for L&D” which is the result of the discussion and debate at LearningCafe about how L&D should adapt to provide value in a fast changing and digitally disrupted world.

User Generated Learning Content – Making it Happen

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Wed, Sept 30, 2015 12 – 1 PM AEST , Register. Remember the time we got all our news and entertainment from traditional media such as TV, Newspapers and Radio and experts. Fast forward to now and we are increasingly consuming user generated content on YouTube, Facebooks, Blogs, Wikipedia etc. This content is being generated by the same people who also work in your organisations.

Agile & ADDIE -Tango or Face Off 2

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Overview. Over the years the systematic ADDIE process has proven successful in design and development of learning. However, is ADDIE too “organised” in today’s world of swift change. The landscape today is characterized by frequently changing business requirements, incorporation of Web 2.0 elements, short shelf-life of content and the need for clients to see what they are getting (or at least a sample) in the early stages of the process.


Making Learning Accessible – Solving A Complex Puzzle

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Thur, 1st September 2016, 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Register. Overview. Our workforce is becoming more diverse with employees facing different kinds of barriers to Learning. These barriers to Learning include not only physical ones such as vision, hearing and motor disabilities but also cognitive disabilities and literacy. The combinations and variations may be too numerous to cater for using the “one size fits all” design approach.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Sharing the TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 1 – Validating the Potential

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xAPI/TinCan has the potential to alter just about everything Learning does or will be expected to deliver. TinCan/xAPI the new learning standards that make 70:20:10/ Performance Support/ Personal Learning Records feasible. TinCan is the successor of SCORM 2004/1.2

Managing Capability – New Avatar of L&D/HR ? Are we doing it right?

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Thursday, June 2, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview. A search on Seek.com.au on the term “capability” turned up over 8000 jobs in Australia including Learning and Capability Manager, Capability Development Lead, Capability and Culture Consultant and many more. Our research indicates that while “capability” is a popular term, it means different things and seem to encompass many different outcomes and job roles.

The Employee Engagement Crisis. Can L&D Provide Solutions? – Online Forum

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April 23 , 12 – 1 PM Sydney , Register. Overview. Bersin Deloitte 2015 Human Capital Trends Report has identified employee engagement and culture as the #1 issue worldwide.

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Designing Learning for Peak Performance

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Thu, March 5, 2015 12-1 PM Sydney , Register. Overview. In sports, athletes need to perform at their best to win medals etc. Everything come down to that single second, minute or game when athletes need to be performing at their peak. The physical and mental training is designed for peak performance.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Participant Statistics – Learning To Teach Online Plus by LearningCafe

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LearningCafe is augmenting the Learning To Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC to provide a contextualised learning experience for organisational Learning and Capability professionals. This model is called MOOCsPlus. Here are some participant statistics. On June 22.

2016 LearningCafe Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian L&D – Bob Spence

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LearningCafe announces one of its very first Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Australian L&D” to celebrate the accomplishments of learning leaders and applaud their incredible contribution to the L&D community. On behalf of the panel we are greatly pleased to announce this year’s awardee ‘ Bob Spence’ for his outstanding contribution to Australian L&D.

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Digital Disruption – Opportunity and Threat for L&D. LearningCafe Online Discussion

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Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Sydney. Our final online panel discussion for 2015 and it is not be missed. We speak to a panel of experienced learning managers and consultants to review the year that was and the next one in the world of corporate learning. What were the significant trends last year and what can we expect for 2016 ? We discuss: Business drivers for Learning in 2015. How Learning design and delivery has changed. in 2015.

Desperate Need to Reinvent the L&D professional in Australia – Online Forum

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Thu, Sep 11, 2014 12-1 PM Sydney , Register. The L&D profession is facing stress in Australia bought about reduced budgets, outsourcing, increased speed of business and the impact of technology.

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Professional Development for L&D – Learning To Teach Online MOOC Augmented by LearningCafe

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Frequently Asked Questions. I am interested in joining the LearningCafe’s Augmented MOOC Study Group. What do I need to do ? Please register your interest here or fill the form at the bottom of this page and we will get back to you with joining details. What are MOOCs ? Massively Online Open Courses (MOOCs), are run by leading universities (Stanford, Melbourne etc.) using a flipped classroom model.

The Rise and Fall of 3D Learning – Lessons from Real Implementations

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On being asked to write a blog post on my experience with virtual learning, our near obsessive interest, few years ago, with Virtual worlds and 3D Learning comes to mind. Second Life in particular had caught the imaginations of several different groups within our large global organization.

Re-imaging Instructor Led Classroom Learning – Letting a good thing go, too easily?

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Thu, August 7, 2014 12 – 1 PM , Register. Instructor Led Classroom Learning (ILCL) is still the main act in Learning but barely and for long? ASTD, in its 2013 State of Industry report estimated that about 54 % of all training is Instructor Led Classroom training.


HRCafe Employee Performance Management – To Be or Not to Be

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Thursday, 23rd June, 2016, 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview. A recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article, “ Reinventing Performance Management ”, featured the revamp of the Performance Management system at Deloitte, which mentioned about getting rid of the annual performance reviews tools such as cascading objectives, once-a-year reviews, and 360-degree-feedback in favor of simpler and more frequent performance discussions.

[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.

MOOCs for Employee Learning – The Mechanics – Online Forum

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Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEST (Sydney). www1.gotomeeting.com/register/419751728. Following on from our last online discussion on MOOCs for Employee Learning – Practitioners View in this discussion we cover the logistics of planning and deploying MOOCS for employee learning. We cover: How to Build a Business Case – Jeevan Joshi – Producer, Learning Cafe. Case Study of Using MOOCS at Jardine Lloyd Thompson Sunder Ramachandran.

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Our TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 2 – Proof Of Concept & Learning Analytics

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Thu, July 16, 2015 12 – 1:00 pm EST. Register. Following on from our webinar on Sharing our TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 2 we share our journey in creating a working proof of concept for TinCan/xAPI. xAPI/TinCan has the potential to alter just about everything Learning does or will be expected to deliver. TinCan/xAPI the new learning standards that make 70:20:10/ Performance Support/ Personal Learning Records feasible. TinCan/xAPI is the successor of SCORM 2004/1.2

Designing Learning Solutions to Retain and Grow Organisational Knowledge – Online Forum

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Thu, May 29, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEST. The Learning Cafe community is coming across requirements for designing Learning Solutions to effectively use and retain organisational knowledge.

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Learner Centric World : Do we have tools, skills and desire ?

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Learner Centric Approach is defined as – “…Describing an L&D function that is operated from a Learner’s (our customer’s) point of view. Rather than developing new learning solutions and attempting to convince learner’s to consume them, a learner centric L&D develops products and services that learners need”. The 6 building blocks of Learner Centricity are : 1) Mass customisation: finding the best possible proposition for a given learner.

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?

The Social Collaboration Party – Should Learning Gatecrash ?

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Thu, Sep 11, 2014 12-1 PM Sydney , Register. In February this year Facebook was 10 years old with 1.4 billion Facebook users. Twitter signs up 135,000 new users every day. billion hours of YouTube is watched every month.

LTTO+ Professional Development Course for L&D by LearningCafe

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Join the MOOC+ Study Group that provides an augmented learning experience to Organisational Learning and Capability Professionals. MOOC + is lead by L&D professionals and practitioners from various organisations who in addition to completing the Learning To Teach Online MOOC on Coursera will also provide a contextualised learning experience for organisational Learning and Capability professionals.

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Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. What is coming in 2014

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Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEDT. Our final online panel discussion for 2013 and it is not be missed. We speak to a panel of learning and performance managers and consultants to review the year that was and the next one.

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Aspiring for Learning Excellence in Australia – Are we in the race ?

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Date : Thu, July 4, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEST. What does excellence of Learning mean to you at an Personal, Team, Function and Organisational Level ? We discuss some models frameworks that define/measure excellence ? Do we aim for overall excellence or can we only aim for excellence in parts, projects or solutions ? Does Learning Function aspire for excellence or does it never have the time and focus to get there ? Where do Australian companies stand in terms of Learning Excellence ?

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.

Learning Design in Australia – Is it mature enough ?

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Date : Thu, May 23, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEST. We take a look at Learning Design in Australia at two levels Learning Design techniques/frameworks and Design Process -maturity, continuous improvement. Current State – Learning Cafe Research . What is Learning Design ?

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