Power to the People – 5 Reasons to Embrace a Pull Learning Strategy

Rob Hubbard

We’re so used to self-directed learning these days that we forget we’re even doing it. If I want to know the best way to solder a joint or set a stone, I’ll Google it, find a video on YouTube or ask my social network of fellow jewellers. We have come to expect this kind of on-demand learner-led learning in our everyday lives, why should learning in the workplace be any different? Adopting a pull learning strategy shows that the organisation has trust in their people.

Learning In Practice Awards 2013

CLO Magazine

The 10th annual Chief Learning Officer Learning In Practice Awards recognized learning leaders, vendors and organizations that have made a substantive and measurable change in business, vision, strategic alignment or leadership. Senior learning leaders received awards in seven categories that had two divisions: Division 1 for companies with more than 10,000 employees and Division 2 for companies with fewer than 10,000 employees. Global Learning — Division 1.

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50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

Upside Learning

We hope you have had a good start to 2013. And for us, it’s a time to relook at the posts that trended on twitter and other social channels, and were loved by our readers. The posts are broadly divided into 3 categories – Mobile Learning, Learning Management System and Learning Technology. Mobile Learning. The Future Of Mobile Learning. Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning. 6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Apps, videos and more sophisticated blended learning and collaboration schemes are just a few of the learning trends to watch and implement in the next year. Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. With mobility, learning and work are not conducted in isolation. ” Other organizations may look to QR codes to enable geo-specific learning.

Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.

G-Cube

mLearning has, slowly but surely, been creating a niche for itself in corporate training and learning. Even a decade ago mLearning was being created and utilized for learning – though sparingly. But in the past few years it has emerged as a sustainable learning platform. In addition to providing uninterrupted access, mLearning also provides a more learner-centric approach where the learner can assess his or her own needs and learn accordingly.

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Barrier to scale?

Clark Quinn

I was part of a meeting about online learning for an institution, and something became clear to me. and the opportunities for delivering quality learning online. When I think about quality learning, the core of it is, to me, about the learning activity or experience. The xMOOCs that I’ve seen have a good focus on quality assessment aligned to the learning goal, but there’s a caveat. design meta-learning strategy

Designing Higher Learning

Clark Quinn

One of the things I see is that somehow no one’s really addressing the quality of the learning experience, and it seems like a huge blindspot. Either SMEs make up what they think they do (which has little correlation with reality) or they resort to what they had to learn. Neither’s a likely source to meaningful learning. Social engagement can go a good way to enriching this, but it has to be around meaningful tasks. design meta-learning strategy

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Special Report: Social Learning

CLO Magazine

Social learning has evolved from buzzword to business imperative, but there is no industry-wide definition; it means different things to different companies. What Is Social Learning Anyway? Social learning has evolved from buzzword to business imperative, but there is no industry-wide definition; it means different things to different companies. Part 1: Driving Social Learning.

5 Challenges Developing E-Learning as a Revenue Stream

Connect Thinking

As an independent e-learning consultant, I’m often asked how to develop e-learning courses as a viable revenue stream for their business - to sell to clients. Developing e-learning courses is multidisciplinary. You need a platform to manage enrolments and completions (a Learning Management System or other). There is so much mediocre e-learning courses out there. Understand e-learning courses have a short shelf-life.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

One major change that MOOCs have greatly contributed to is the gaining recognition of learning as a primarily social activity, where the networks created are just as important (if not more important) as the content learned. The traditional practice of an instructor standing in front of a class of daydreaming students has been tossed out the window in favor of a new picture of an instructor as a facilitator who assists students to teach and learn from others and themselves.

MOOCs, Games, and the Brain

Your Training Edge

Results from an ASTD study suggest that as much as 90 percent of new skills learned during training are lost within one year, which means that despite large expenditures on training programs, many companies are not realizing significant returns on their investment (ROIs). Part of the problem is that the traditional models of education and training aren’t brain-friendly, meaning that they are completely removed from how people actually learn. A lot more active learning.

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KARL KAPP – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS (PART 2)

Learnnovators

CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. He has written six books including the best-selling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 2)

Learnnovators

CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. He has written six books including the best-selling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Top five tips for using social media with learning

Saffron Interactive

This short post is an edited excerpt from the updated Spicy Learning Guide, an essential compendium of 101 tips to improve your learning strategy. We’ll be releasing the new Spicy Learning Guide at Learning Technologies 2013 , so visit us at Stand 33 to collect your free copy! Since 2008 one of the biggest growth areas in learning has been the adoption of internal social networks. Social media is plural, not a singular.

How to Design eLearning for Traditional Learners

Association eLearning

Technology is truly beginning to transform what learning is. If you’ve attended any of the many eLearning or training & development conferences, you know there is a lot of buzz around augmented reality, immersive learning simulations, serious games and social learning applications. While we believe these technologies are already bringing seismic changes to the learning landscape, we need to remember not to maroon the traditional learner. .

5 Reasons to Implement E-Learning

Connect Thinking

From a business perspective, there are arguably five (5) main drivers for implementing e-learning (learning technologies): 1. Much of this is an internal motivation which, arguably, e-learning cannot address. What e-learning can do is provide the ‘just-in-time’ performance support required for staff to work more efficiently and effectively which, in turn, drives productivity. E-Learning options -. E-Learning Strategy

LEARNNOVATIONS ~ LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD

Learnnovators

As this wonderful year comes to a close, we wish to take a look back at our little journey, which presented us with some great learnings about ‘learning’. So, here we go… Looking Back at 2013. The goal that we had set for ourselves in 2013 was to be focussed on our commitment to promote ‘good learning’. Some of the questions that we wanted to explore through this initiative were the following: What does future learning look like?

KARL KAPP – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS (PART 1)

Learnnovators

CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. He has written six books including the best-selling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 1)

Learnnovators

CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. He has written six books including the best-selling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

I'm Presenting at #DevLearn

eLearning Cyclops

Marketing of online courses and use of social media in learning is also a continual struggle at many organizations. There is also little use of characters beyond courses, for example in marketing of courses to learners and using them in social media and informal learning where they can be of immense help. Participants in this session will learn how to effectively use characters in the design of learning programs. Characters DevLearn e-Learning Guild ISD

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

Coca Cola is highly successfully in its new content marketing strategy aimed at doubling consumption of Coke by the year 2020! Today’s organizations expect employees to LEARN and INNOVATE at the ‘speed of business’! Many of the successful organizations that we see around us today attribute their success to employees who are empowered to learn and innovate at great speeds. There are two 70:20:10 models in business: 70:20:10 Model in Learning & Development.

Informal Learning Does Not Have to Be Formal

Mindflash

One of the biggest problems with social learning is that it is an informal type of learning and organizations can’t help but to try to formalize it in any way possible. While a free-for-all learning strategy might not be the most effective way to run a training department, Stephanie Ivec argues for keeping informal learning, informal , “Trying to turn informal learning into formal learning diminishes [its] unique benefits” writes Ivec.

MOOCs for Employee Learning – The Mechanics – Online Forum

Learning Cafe

Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEST (Sydney). 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. Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AED. Learning Cafe Webinar webinar

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Listen vs. Hear

Marcia Conner

Perhaps that’s because it sounds so dang phony, so “I serve people–perhaps I should learn their modern communication ways.” Nor am I insulted when companies distill from social media fresh insights on how people feel. And we all know, with social media there’s plenty afloat. Never was this discrepancy more personal to me than when I learned of a new Kickstarter project. Imagining Learning interviews students across the U.S.

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Free E-Learning Video 35: A Manager’s Perspective to Managing Change in Learning

e-Learning Academy

Video podcast 35 is the fourth in a series of five videos exploring the role of change management when implementing a learning technology strategy; such as e-learning courseware, a Learning Management System, webinar, social media or a video platform for performance support. Announcement Change management E-Learning strategy E-Learning tutorial Implementation Learning Management Systems Podcast Video

Free E-Learning Video 35: An End User’s Perspective to Managing Change in Learning

e-Learning Academy

Video podcast 36 is the fifth and final in a series of videos exploring the role of change management when implementing a learning technology strategy; such as e-learning courseware, a Learning Management System, webinar, social media or a video platform for performance support. This video examines an end user’s perspective to: Meeting expectations Accountability Learning self-management, self-directedness [.].

Need fresh ideas for your e-learning

Saffron Interactive

Need fresh ideas for your e-learning. Try 101 tips in Saffron’s new Spicy Learning Guide, our indispensable resource for anyone in learning and development. Your FREE Spicy Learning Guide includes. 101 ways to improve your learning strategy. Top 11 tips for measuring the value of learning. Top 5 tips for using social media with learning. Top 5 tips for using serious games in learning.

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Can Knowledge Sharing Transform Learning?

CLO Magazine

Create structure around expert-to-expert learning to take advantage of its potential. As the corporate learning industry has evolved in the past few years, we now spend a lot of time talking about Gen X and millennials’ learning styles, user-authored content sharing, expertise directories and knowledge sharing. But how does all this fit into our overall learning strategy? What is your role in this new world of expert-to-expert learning?

eLearning Part 3 – What does elearning look like today?

Zephyr Learning

Our business, learning, performance and budget needs dictate that elearning has to work. Today however we have the game technology, social interaction and mobile solutions to thank for providing us with a view on how learning, engaging and achieving can work effectively. If you don’t have an elearning strategy that includes at the very least mobile delivery, then you are running the risk of having a redundant strategy within the next 12 months.

LEARNNOVATIONS ~ Looking Back, Looking Forward

Learnnovators

As this wonderful year comes to a close, we wish to take a look back at our little journey, which presented us with some great learnings about ‘learning’. Looking Back at 2013. The goal that we had set for ourselves in 2013 was to be focussed on our commitment to promote ‘good learning’. Some of the questions that we wanted to explore through this initiative were the following: What does future learning look like? How would people learn in future?

Incorporating Social

CLO Magazine

Once companies decide how social learning should take place, it’s important to fully integrate it into an organization’s overall learning strategy. Social learning is continuous learning, whereas more traditional forms can be more transactional. For example, newly hired software engineers at a development company taking coding courses can upload outside articles about best practices onto the company’s social media platform.

Top five tips to enhance your LMS

Saffron Interactive

This short post is an edited excerpt from the updated Spicy Learning Guide, an essential compendium of 101 tips to improve your learning strategy. We’ll be releasing the new Spicy Learning Guide at Learning Technologies 2013 , so visit us at Stand 33 to collect your free copy! A learning management system isn’t just a place to host e-learning courses. So here are our top five ideas to improve your learning management system.

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Free E-Learning Video 32: Managing Change in Organisational Learning

e-Learning Academy

Video podcast 32 is the first of a series of five videos exploring the role of change management when implementing a learning technology strategy; such as e-learning courseware, a Learning Management System, webinar, social media or a video platform for performance support. Change management Changing practice E-Learning strategy E-Learning tutorial Implementation Organisational culture Podcast Video

Free E-Learning Video 34: A Functional Perspective to Managing Change in Learning

e-Learning Academy

Video podcast 34 is the third in a series of five videos exploring the role of change management when implementing a learning technology strategy; such as e-learning courseware, a Learning Management System, webinar, social media or a video platform for performance support. This video examines an learning and development or training department functional perspective to [.].

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

But that doesn’t mean technology is all leaders need to learn. The impact of social media has complicated matters. The Power of Information Learning Being open, approachable and vulnerable in an age where information can be had in the blink of an eye is a bit like a high-wire balancing act with many moving parts. Informal learning from peers, mentors and supervisors can be just as impactful, if not more so. ” The Perfect Learning Mix.