Performance Support In Our Daily Lives

Upside Learning

Chances are you’ve noticed performance support has entered our daily lives. It’s also quite possible it has missed your attention even if you are using performance support tools to do everyday tasks more effectively and with less effort – probably with better results.

JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

I mentioned before in one of my posts about the growing use of smart phones application as a form of Just-in-Time performance support; as mentioned before ; I feel eventually technology will enable individuals and not just companies/departments to deliver applications.

Your Brain: The Ultimate Electronic Performance Support System

Dashe & Thomson

We at Dashe & Thomson have for years been at the forefront of the development of Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSSs), which are designed to allow employees to quickly and easily access role-based, bite-sized information at the exact point in time when they need it.

CIPD’s HRD 2011 – Good Show!

Upside Learning

Last week we had an exhibition stand at CIPD’s HRD 2011 at Olympia London – our very first ‘outing’ in the UK. It turned out to be a great show for us with executives from several blue chip companies visiting our stand to discuss their performance and learning challenges.

12 Most Popular eLearning Posts: January 2011 Monthly Roundup

Upside Learning

Performance Support In Our Daily Lives. Discusses about two performance support tools that would enable us to do everyday tasks more effectively and with less effort – probably with better results. January was a month of varied topics.

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. What is a ‘Performance Support System’? It seamlessly integrates all the components of the performance support system.

Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere

Integrated Learnings

This year's 2011 Lectora user conference provided my first opportunity to hear learning futurist Elliot Masie ( of The Masie Center ) speak live; he didn't disappoint. Masie commented that today's top performers in an organization are both seekers of learning and avid networkers.

Performance Support Tools – Holding Our Hand Through Change?

G-Cube

So, are Performance Support Tools the answer or more rigorous and effective training should prevail? Arvind Baccheti aptly says – Training and Performance Support Tools taste best when served together. They compliment each other and the best results are shown when Training is supported by tools, which can help out with on-the-job queries or problems. He presents a formula to measure the efficacy of a Performance Support Tool –.

CERT and performance support

Clark Quinn

They’re focused on communication and task support as really the two key things. In addition to the training, they’ve provided resources and very specific performance support tools. I hope I never have to, but I feel better knowing that if I do, there’s a lot of well-designed support.

2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

I also think we’ll see the further demise of “courses über alles” and the ‘all-singing all-dancing’ solution, and movement towards performance support and learning facilitation driven via federated capabilities. Taking the steps now have some immediate payoffs in terms of optimizing content development streams and looking anew at what are important interactions, but the big returns come in creating optimized learning and performance interactions.

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 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 16 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany. link] March 28-31, 2011 Web 2.0

13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25

Upside Learning

We recently concluded a great show at mLearnCon 2011. mLearnCon 2011 Backchannel – Collected Resources. This post collects the resources shared via the backchannel of the mLearnCon 2011, that was held between June 21 and 23 in San Jose, California.

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Improving Communication in High Performance Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Building Support for Organizational Change. To make a change of this size, Bill and his team would need company-wide support.

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The Learning Circuits Big Question for May is: How do we need to change in what we do in order to address learning/performance needs that are on-demand? In my opinion, it’s not that providing on-demand learning and performance solutions is a new idea.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011. So without much ado, here are Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2011 from our blog as determined by you, our readers. JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development.

Four Phases of Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Performance: Applying the New Knowledge and Skills. Performance: Applying the New Knowledge and Skills. With immediate application—and the proper coaching and support—learners typically retain 90% of the new knowledge and skills. Performance evaluation and feedback.

Instructional Design or Architected Learning?

Living in Learning

Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems PDR Learning Continuum Performer Support ISD practices learning continuum LinkedIn performance support performer support work contextIf we seek sustained capability in our workforce - If we seek to inject learning agility into the work environment - Do we rely upon instructional design (ISD) best practices or do we focus on architecting learning solutions?

Do We Train, or Do We Guide?

Living in Learning

I've just returned from several days at Training 2011, and I am impressed by an urgency of things to come that are going to test the limits of traditional training. businesses are going to start hiring later in 2011. Continuous Learning Performer Support Sustained Capability Technology BPG business process guidance GPS learning LinkedIn performance support performer support

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Thinking through performing and learning

Clark Quinn

That includes not only the performance skills but also meta-learning, and I decided it was also time to take another stab at capturing the concept as a graphical representation. Again as preparation for our upcoming presentation (you can attend!),

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. a.k.a.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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Our Takeaways from DevLearn 2011

E-learning Uncovered

The first of those sessions was Aaron Silvers ’ and Mike Rustici ’s Beyond SCORM: Supporting Future Learning Experiences. It’s much more granular and much more based on the activities the learner performs than the broad strokes we can measure with SCORM today.

Instructional Design or Architected Learning?

Living in Learning

Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems PDR Learning Continuum Performer Support ISD practices learning continuum LinkedIn performance support performer support work contextIf we seek sustained capability in our workforce - If we seek to inject learning agility into the work environment - Do we rely upon instructional design (ISD) best practices or do we focus on architecting learning solutions?

Strengthening Social Learning In the Workplace

Dashe & Thomson

Like most areas of enterprise learning, IT user adoption is moving away from the classical “push” approach towards more effective “pull&# learning styles, including performance support and social learning.

Hazard: Learning at the Moment of Need

Dashe & Thomson

Without some context-setting component – without some orientation – learners on the job might completely mess up based on a minor error in the performance support tool. Job Aid / Performance Support: Google Maps practice scenarios.

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mLearning DevCon 2011

E-learning Uncovered

While I believe she would be the first to tell you to design for mobile rather than convert existing courses as a best practice, it was certainly interesting to see the different takes – from full-on course development to conversion to performance support – that the different groups came up with. Diane and I are gearing up for DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas in a few weeks, so if you want to get in touch, please do at @dpelkins or @jkunrein.

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Close to the Edge: The Radicalization of Training

Living in Learning

Continuous Learning PDR Learning Continuum Performer Support Technology BPG business process guidance EPSS learning continuum LinkedIn performance supportAs I reflect on this title, I can imagine some rather extreme images springing forth in the minds of long-time training purists. I say this with confidence because the topic of facilitating learning at the edges of the ecosystem has freaked out both platform trainers and instructional design professionals before.

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Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems.

Walking to Work or Carrying Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part I.

Dashe & Thomson

What performance support asks us to do is to put ourselves inside the learners’ experience. Einstein was clearly an early adopter of performance support. One of the most useful guides regarding performance support comes from Conrad Gottfredson, Ph.D.,

Serena Williams and Stepping Back from Your Training Plan

Dashe & Thomson

Dashe & Thomson responded to the RFP but provided an alternative solution: an electronic performance support system (EPSS). The start date was delayed while a new assessment was performed. I am a big tennis fan.

Do You Walk To Work or Carry Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part II.

Dashe & Thomson

When verbally describing performance support I have referred to it as a Microsoft-Help- that-actually-works. Performance support is such a beautiful and powerful solution for so many reasons. Also, very interestingly, performance support is pretty flat.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

This completes the realism of the scenario and gets them familiar with their actual performance support. I’ll also be following up regularly here on the E-Learning Uncovered blog, on onehundredfortywords.com, and, in December 2011, on ASTD’s Learning Circuits blog.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011 – A Follow-Up

eLearning Weekly

Following up on last week’s post titled, “Top 5 Skills for eLearning in 2011,” I’d like to explore this at a different angle. The eLearning skills you need for 2011 may be directly influenced by the industry in which you work, and therefore some are more prevalent than others.

e-Learning Programs' Support Services to Learners

eFront

However, how do we support our learners before, during, and after an e-Learning course, program, and (or) certificate? By focusing on the support services before the the e-Learning course begin you will attract and prepare the learners. By focusing on the support services during the e-Learning course you will enhance learning. By focusing on the support services after the e-Learning course you will have an online learning community of professionals with same interests.

How to Transform Old Training Content into New Performance Support Tools

Mindflash

For most trainees (particularly millennials ) this is an expectation — and it means that we must embrace opportunities to replace old-school training content with new-era performance support tools. Recognize what a performance support tool is.

Beyond Corporate Training: How Social Learning is Changing Travel

Dashe & Thomson

I know that training developers can go through and update their courses or performance support systems, but what if we added a microblog or wiki feature to each course, allowing users to comment on the training and give advice to other learners?

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. link] December 5-7, 2011 International Digital Curation Conference: Public?