Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity.

Leadership Development Has Failed. But There’s a Better Model

CLO Magazine

We are swamped by leadership advice from countless gurus. we give the leadership development industry more than $24 billion annually. What do we get for all this time and money spent on studying leadership? In any organization, the most important team is the leadership team.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. link] December 1-3, 2010, Office of Women in Higher Education National Leadership Forum , 76 th , sponsored by the American Council on Education, Washington, D.C., link] March 28-31, 2011 Web 2.0

Hierarchical Leadership vs. Networked Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

Harold Jarche, in his blog , talks about the differences between a hierarchy and a networked organization and how that affects leadership. He writes: It takes different leadership to increase collaboration and support social learning in the workplace. Leadership is the key, not technology. Most of our leadership practices come from a command and control military legacy that have been adopted by the business world for the past century.

Meet Us At CIPD HRD 2011, Olympia, London

Upside Learning

2011 seems to be really big on events for us. After a huge success at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011, April will see us participating in CIPD HRD 2011 , an HRD conference and exhibition. Scheduled to take place on the 6th and 7th of April 2011 in Olympia, London , this event will see leading learning and organization development suppliers in a range of disciplines including training, L&D, OD, leadership, coaching and more, come together under one roof.

20 Signs of Employee Disengagement

The Peformance Improvement

Difficulty developing talent , especially leadership talent – few employees are aspiring to or stepping up to leadership roles on teams, on projects, and for open positions. Employee engagement seems to be the current hot topic of survey organizations.

Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Best of Working Smarter Daily , September 1 – 30, 2011. 7 surprising facts about recorded lectures - Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. 3 simple tips for setting up online communities - Jane Hart , September 30, 2011. Refuting Every Point - Stephen Downes: Half an Hour , September 23, 2011. Thoughts on Conferences: What Makes them Good or Bad? - Kevin Wheeler , September 10, 2011. Making Sense of the World - Jay Cross , September 20, 2011.

Are Gen Y Prepared for Leadership?

CLO Magazine

In his book, The Myth of Leadership: Creating Leaderless Organizations , Jeffrey. Nielsen makes the case for the end of leadership as we commonly recognize it and for the creation of peer-based, leaderless organizations. He discusses leadership as a myth and states that it’s an ideology society has created that justifies the significance we place on the concept of anointed management and control. Do you think they’re ready to join the leadership pipeline?

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

This shift in leadership style can be characterized as moving from the “Do as I say&# leader to the “Let’s work together to find the best solution&# leader.

eLearning for Leadership Training – Making it Effective

Integrated Learnings

Are you in a position where you develop instructional materials for a leadership/management audience? Can we use eLearning to teach some of these soft skills that are required by leadership in a corporate environment? Partnering with an on- the-job (OJT) Mentor - For leadership/management training, there is nothing like “real world” experience. What experience have you had with using eLearning for training a management/leadership role in your organization?

Re-Recruitment and Re-Engagement

The Peformance Improvement

Employee Engagement Leadership APA engagement Katherine Jones Modern Survey re-engagement re-recruitmentEvery new employee, whether a front-line worker or top level executive, comes to the job with a high level of excitement and a strong desire to do well.

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Social Learning

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How to Use PowerPoint

The Peformance Improvement

You might wonder why I have returned to this topic from time to time in a blog devoted to Improving management and leadership. Communication Leadership Organizational Learning Eleni Kalakos Garr Reynolds PowerPoint slideware TED

Is Leadership Limited by Age and Job Title?

CLO Magazine

“Generation Y will not be management/leadership material for years to come.” This statement implies that management is synonymous with leadership. This is a typical problem that organizations make when building and implementing leadership development programs: they assume that management and leadership are one in the same. Leadership skills are a combination of innate and learned behaviors. Is leadership limited by age and job title?

21st Century Leadership

Jay Cross

The 21C Leadership Project. Our shorthand for the project is 21C Leadership. We began by identifying 21 performance drivers that are the essence of sustainable, rewarding 21st century leadership. The Network Era.

Thumbs Down to Top Down Leadership

CLO Magazine

For most of the 20th century, leadership models were defined by paternal, hierarchical organizational structures. Millennials with effective skills that include leadership abilities will emerge as leaders in projects despite aversion to a long-term commitment to management as a career.”. The values of Generation Y differ from those of the older generations now assuming the highest leadership ranks. We’re more concerned with career and leadership development than titles.

Leadership Qualities of a Millennial Leader

CLO Magazine

Members of Generation Y are in the pipeline for leadership and are looking for something far different from their careers than what the baby boomers and traditionalists wanted. As millennials arrive in the workplace, BlackBerrys and iPads in hand, they yearn to effect change, but understand their lack of experience, professional relationships, interpersonal communication and leadership skills to do so.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did.

Leadership Can Be Taught, But Not Everyone Wants to Learn


Often the question is asked: can leadership be taught or is it a character trait that is inborn? The vast majority of the responses tell us that leadership cannot be taught. What is so special about leadership that “it&# cannot be taught? And so it is with leadership.

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A question of leadership development

E-Learning Provocateur

A provocative question was posed at the latest Learning Cafe : Does the learning department spend disproportionate effort on leadership development? Leadership is a driver of culture, which in turn is a driver of engagement, which in turn is a driver of performance. While I support the philosophy of leadership development, however, I have doubts over some of the interventions that are deployed under that banner.

A question of leadership development

E-Learning Provocateur

A provocative question was posed at the latest Learning Cafe : Does the learning department spend disproportionate effort on leadership development? Leadership is a driver of culture, which in turn is a driver of engagement, which in turn is a driver of performance. While I support the philosophy of leadership development, however, I have doubts over some of the interventions that are deployed under that banner.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Recently, this environment was put to use again to conduct a program titled BaseCamp 2011, where nearly fifty managers got together to learn select topics in strategy, finance and leadership. In BaseCamp 2011, the presentations were hosted on TeemingPod , a social interaction tool. Learning can be combined with new process rollouts As part of the leadership curriculum, the BaseCamp also rolled out a new one-on-one process.

Learning vs Development

E-Learning Provocateur

Torbert’s Leadership Development Framework (LDF) models this transformation as an upward spiral from the preconventional Impulsive and Opportunist through to the transpersonal Ironist and beyond: Each stage of development represents a level of wisdom that transcends the one before it.

What managers really want

Clive on Learning

I've been returning over and again to the LMMatters / Towards Maturity survey of UK organisations on leadership development. The reason I keep returning is that I find it hard to believe the results.

Instructional Design Lessons from the World of Theatre

Social Learning

This is not to say that leadership is not required. For more than a decade in the late part of the last century (I get a kick out of saying that) my life was theatre.

Does L&D belong in HR?

E-Learning Provocateur

The fundamental learning and development needs in the organisation (eg leadership, culture and change) are enterprise-wide. That was the topic of last week’s Learning Cafe in Sydney. In short, my esteemed peers and I agreed on “yes&# , but that’s not the end of the story.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Social Learning

Toni is right when she says that this failure in learning is not the fault of the disconnected IT pro but that of company leadership.

Barriers to Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Passive leadership – leaders don’t ask themselves the hard questions and their boards and co-workers don’t question their actions, e.g., a hospital CEO continues to push for hospital expansion while nobody asks, “Is expansion in the best interests of patients, employees, doctors, and the community?”.

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Conference2.0 : You are involved in a major conference on leadership and want to use social media during the conference as a kind of "back channel". This is a blogpost written for a half-day workshop for facilitators with Sibrenne Wagenaar.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Tom Gram, in the February 17, 2011 post on his Performance X Design blog, says that our training programs are working when we can point to evidence and linkages in performance terms.

How to Motivate Learners without Rewards: Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Motivation

Social Learning

But if you’re training soft skills like leadership, or facilitating a group that needs to think through a scenario and find solutions, it’s better to give them autonomy , time and resources for practice to attain mastery , and a clear purpose for what they are learning.

SumTotal Acquires GeoLearning

Kapp Notes

This acquisition combines SumTotal’s proven leadership in Talent Management with GeoLearning’s comprehensive learning solutions specifically in the Mid-market, Government, and Extended Enterprise market segments. As of January 5, 2011, SumTotal and GeoLearning are now one integrated company with a unified strategy and vision. Here is some information from the announcement. Today, SumTotal announced the acquisition of GeoLearning.

A convenient untruth

Learning with e's

Others would say unsupportive leadership, or the dreaded government inspection. What do you think is the teacher's worst enemy? Some would say lack of time. Rigid curriculum, lack of resources and bad student behaviour may also be high on the list for many educators.

How to Eliminate Leadership Development Roadblocks

CLO Magazine

Many leadership development programs fail because they fall into two common traps. According to a 2011 study by consulting firm McKinsey & Co., According to a 2010 report by Bill Gentry at the Center for Creative Leadership, half of leaders, or one out of every two managers at every level, are ineffective. Many companies are breathing their own leadership exhaust. Eventually, the leaders will start to view leadership as hopelessly complex.

Profile of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

The leadership development programme : This takes place over an 8-month period and is provided by an external contractor. For this profile we turn to Rob Bartlett from Farm Credit in Canada.

Profile of a learning architect: Sebastian Graeb-Konneker

Clive on Learning

In his design for leadership development and technical training, Sebastian brings a wide range of non-formal and experiential approaches into the mix, including a 360 degree feedback tool and job shadowing.

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

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