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Year in Review: The Worst Employee Training Mistakes of 2011

Mindflash

’” Morell also looks to FlexJobs.com CEO Sara Sutton Fell who, like Blair, has learned some training lessons through the school of hard knocks. On British site HRmagazine.co.uk, Kevin Young, MD at SkillSoft, has also selected his top training mistake : generic training programs.

22 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 14

Upside Learning

Mobile Trends: The Future Guide To The Best Predictions For 2011. Find the most interesting and relevant trends, anticipations and predictions about the mobile world and how these will affect any web site publisher work in 2011. Read this article to know more.

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Upside Learning

There I Was”: Lessons Learned Converting Instructor-based Pilot Training to Blended Learning. This article will help you get the most value out of Twitter, should you decide to include it in your personal learning strategy or that of your organization.

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Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning.

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Cues that You Need an Image Instead of Text

Integrated Learnings

As a text-oriented person myself -- someone who finishes reading an article's text and then goes back to view the tables and charts -- translating text into images does not come naturally for me. After drafting a lesson, I've developed the habit of scrolling back through it in search of opportunities to replace text with something more visually appealing (e.g., By Shelley A. Gable. We know that meaningful images provide a memorable and efficient way to learn information.

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How Vacations Can Boost Learning

CLO Magazine

A recent article in CNN Health titled “Why your brain needs vacations” explores how vacation time keeps an individual fresh and allows them to generate new ideas and innovate. The article states “When you’re in the middle of a problem, it’s sometimes hard to untangle yourself from it to think about it clearly.

Using Kirkpatrick's Four Levels to Create and Evaluate Informal & Social Learning Processes

Big Dog, Little Dog

“No one realizes that others within the organization have had the same problem before and have normally documented their solution ( Lesson Learned ).&#. In addition, I used to train users to use Query/400 (a programming language to extract information from a company's computer system). Provide a microblogging tool, such as Yammer, to help others to ask about lessons learned that might pertain to their problems and to tweet lessons learned.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. Two of this year’s articles primarily address analysis. Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Nine Events of Instruction and Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles each describe models that guide eLearning lesson design from start to finish. By Shelley A. Gable.

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How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

Avaya’s video articles receive significantly more page views than their text-based articles. Back in 2011, Carl Knerr was the Services Director at Avaya. provides the largest set of viewers, Knerr happily notes that the Avaya Mentor program reaches 196 distinct geographies.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

AUGUST 8, 2011. And I should hear note that I’m posting this in order to: (1) recommend Siva’s article, and (2) make an obvious point about MOOCs. Five Key Questions STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011. GEORGE SIEMENS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011.

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How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

We decided we wanted to start encouraging our team to use social media tools for personal and social learning late in 2011. We also wanted to learn how to advise our clients on how to best use social media for their own learning initiatives… so we used ourselves as a pilot program.

5 Signs it’s Time Your Company Should Switch to E-Learning

Your Training Edge

When conducting training programs, e-learning has proved to be among the best means in the corporate sector. Some of its various media include images, videos, and infographics that exemplify specific points from the lesson which is understood by different types of learners.

Leader development is the question. Is mobile the answer?

Allison Rossett

companies have increased leadership development spending 14 percent over 2011 levels to an estimated $13.6 The issue of transfer is tackled by reminders and abbreviated lessons and examples there at the moment of need. ASTD’s 2011 Annual State of the Industry (SOIR) Report found even punier use of mobile for learning and support, with reliance on mobile technology used for not even 1 percent of available learning hours. It revealed hefty interest but little programming.

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Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Jay Cross

An article entitled Why Organizations Don’t Learn by Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats in the November 2015 issue of Harvard Business Review caught my eye. Both the article and Real Learning highlight: Destigmatize making mistakes (they are opportunities to learn).

A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

This article offers a new learner engagement recipe to boost learner engagement in your corporate learning environment. In sharing personal lessons and research we have identified 4 clusters that boost learner engagement in your organization. 2011).

Why we’re betting Chromebooks aren’t just another interactive whiteboard

TechSmith Camtasia

In fact, K-12 schools in 2011 spent an estimated 55-60% of their education technology budgets on hardware, with only 18-22% going toward software.¹. In his article, Jason recommends focusing on those who are eager for change.

Mobile Learning: A Designer’s Guide to Fighting Learner Distraction

SHIFT eLearning

The average mobile user also has a short attention span — most people skim headlines and prefer bite-size content to long articles. So here are some mobile learning design tips to engage the minds of learners in online training programs: 1. 2011).

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Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

The sheer volume of solutions that define the broader marketing technology landscape has ballooned from only 150 in 2011 to nearly 7000 this year, according to Scott Brinker at ChiefMartec.com. This article offers insight into just how big the challenge is.

20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know

Pinlearn

If you want a nanodegree in professional web development, programming or AI, Udacity is your best bet. Khan Academy has a diverse catalog of lessons on an array of subjects such as classical music, cryptography, SAT coaching, differential equations, linear algebra, etc. It’s noteworthy to mention that Google is doing its best to translate Khan Academy’s lessons into the world’s major languages. #7: Symbolab is a famous math answer engine launched in 2011.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Sahana appeared in the list of Top Ten e-Learning Movers and Shakers for the Asia Pacific region for four consecutive years from 2011 to 2014, topping the APAC list in 2014, and appeared in the top ten of the Global list. Just explaining this can be food for several blog posts and articles.

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Embed Brand Into Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

With that in mind, Tonit Calaway, vice president of human resources for Harley-Davidson, who also oversees HDU, and Julie Anding, senior director of employee learning, worked with Duke Corporate Education on a learning intervention for the company’s top 75 leaders called the Executive Leadership Program (ELP). A pilot program was delivered in June 2010. The 75 pilot executives were split into two cohorts, each group going through the same program separately.

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What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The term hit buzzword fame in 2011 when Gartner (the go to company that assesses and decides whether to invest in specific technologies) officially added it to its “Hype Cycle” list. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

Talent Management Rankings: Our Kind of Olympics

Cognology

Those of you who read my article on onboarding and employee success will know that well-designed onboarding practices are key to ensuring new hires integrate quickly and perform at their best. Cognizant Academy: Lessons from a 2020 Learning Organisation.

Is There an App for Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

In 2011, in the midst of the recession, Duke’s Corporate Education group found the same appetite for leader and manager development. For example, a small startup may not have the funds to send its designers to Adobe MAX, but it can easily learn how to leverage Adobe programs for mobile development by accessing free videos of sessions from the conference on Adobe TV — actually learning how to develop for mobile on a mobile device.

Evolving From Service Provider to Course Creator to Software Entrepreneur with Sam Brodie from Offsprout Page Builder

LifterLMS

Sam used the lessons he learned from running JurisPage to create an online course on Udemy. And that just kinda goes over all the lessons learned building the agency. So as a web design agency for the legal industry, what were the types of articles on that blog?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The term hit buzzword fame in 2011 when Gartner (the go to company that assesses and decides whether to invest in specific technologies) officially added it to its “Hype Cycle” list. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

Some of the most interesting survey data supporting this was published in the Corporate Leadership Council’s 2011 L&D Team Capabilities Survey. It would be an exercise in futility to re-define a model as the 45:30:10:8:3:2:2 model for instance (these are the ratios a large global company identified for a range of development activities including experiences on the job; manuals and instructions; training programs; networking; mentoring and coaching; special assignments; and workshops).