Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Peformance Improvement

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? This is the question I will be answering in an ASTD-sponsored webcast on September 24, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. So back to the question: “What should be a manager’s role in employee learning?”

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Make the Most of ASAE Annual 2013 Conference: An Interview with Jay Daughtry of Chatterbachs

Association eLearning

Sarah Lugo: What is your networking secret weapon for ASAE Annual 2013? This year’s conference will take place August 3-6, 2013 in Atlanta Georgia. In her new role, Sarah enjoys blogging, tweeting and sharing membership engagement tips for association professionals.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

These advancements that have the potential to not just play a pivotal role, but drastically transform the learning domain are termed ‘disruptive’ due to the following reasons: • They fundamentally change the conventional landscape. • They produce something new and more efficient.

The Role of Gamification in Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

In this post, I am going to share the role of gamification in corporate learning. According to ‘PRWeb’, in 2013, gamification was a lucrative industry with $400 Million, and by 2018, it will be an industry of $5 Billion which is an impressive increase by 60%.

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State of the Front-Line Manager

say they don’t enjoy the role. The role of a front-line manager can seem. a double handful of different roles like: Coach, resource. Role Findings Executives • 79% believe shortcomings in front-line manager. roles. in role This may seem obvious, but a simple.

Role of Video Conferencing in Education

LearnDash

The findings from this survey confirm what many of us would probably guess about the use of live-streaming video in education: it plays a critical role, and that role is growing in importance. Ericsson Mobility Report, 2013.

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Major Ed-Tech Trends for 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

The infographic below details some of edudemic.com’s ideas as to what we can expect for the remainder of 2013. This year is shaping up to be quite a significant one for the elearning and ed tech.

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5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

’ In other words there’s a need to design learning that is responsive and adaptable enough to flow freely across multiple screen, and now is clear that these wearable gadgets will play an important role moving forward.

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ASTD Philly 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. Simulating Instructional Roles through Pedagogical Agents. Pedagogical Agents as Learning Companions: The Role of Agent Competency and Type. Here are the resources from my presentation. Here are the slides: Companies Mentioned. Enspire Learning. Zombies Run. Game On! Learning. Knowledge Guru. Allen Interactions. Axionify. Game Development Software ThinkingWorlds (3D Software). Unity 3D (3D Software, fairly Complex).

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ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

Kapp Notes

Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. Simulating Instructional Roles through Pedagogical Agents. Pedagogical Agents as Learning Companions: The Role of Agent Competency and Type.

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ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

Kapp Notes

Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. Simulating Instructional Roles through Pedagogical Agents. Pedagogical Agents as Learning Companions: The Role of Agent Competency and Type.

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The ‘Role’ of Compliance

Clark Quinn

First of all, I think role-plays make great sense here. You can use scenario tools for asynchronous situations, or just traditional role-play in the classroom. You might have someone who’s facing such a problem role play the tough individual to deal with, and another member of the class can try to apply the principles. I’m not an expert on compliance training. I haven’t suffered through it, and I haven’t been asked to design it.

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ASTD Mid NJ 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. Simulating Instructional Roles through Pedagogical Agents. Pedagogical Agents as Learning Companions: The Role of Agent Competency and Type. Had a great time last night with the wonder folks from the ASTD Mid-NJ chapter, lots of great questions and interactions. Met a number of new friends caught up with some old friends and heard some wonderful presentations.

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ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Rob Zdrojewski

Visual Lounge

We’re SO excited for ISTE 2013 ! He is excited to pursue a leadership role in Educational Technology with his recent completion of a second Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration at Canisius College with an emphasis on digital learning.

Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

Is it really a good news for the businesses or is it invisibly diminishing the learning and development role by providing employees technological ease & functionalities in their respective department?

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The best elearning reads of 2013

eFront

The Top 10 Workplace Trends Of 2013, Dan Schawbel , Forbes. MOOCs will ultimately play a transformational role, Stephen Downes.

Resources from Training 2013 Conference and Expo #trg13

Kapp Notes

Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. Simulating Instructional Roles through Pedagogical Agents. Pedagogical Agents as Learning Companions: The Role of Agent Competency and Type. The presentation was a great deal of fun. We played “Fact or Fishy” Had a great audience and we had a great deal of fun. Team A got beaten fairly handidly so Team B gets accolades throughout the land. Here is a copy of my slides from the presentation.

Make it a Game

Raptivity

game based learning PowerPoint raptivity training Flash cards games games in training gamification gaming immersive learning role-play SimulationsIf you had the choice between reading through a training module or playing a game to learn the same concepts, which would you choose?

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7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Consequently, I envisage L&D professionals playing important roles in both curating and supporting MOOCs for their colleagues. Hot on the heels of my 5 benefits of open badges for corporates , I now present my 7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates.

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ASTD Webcast on Manager's Role in Employee Learning and Performance Improvement

The Peformance Improvement

I did a webcast for the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) on the topic of the manager’s role in employee learning and performance improvement. That must be a hot topic for trainers and managers because the presentation was well attended with over 500 registrants. If you didn’t attend and would still like to listen to my talk and see the slides, go to the ASTD site. The Cliff’s Notes version is in three parts.

How to become an eLearning Professional

E-Learning Provocateur

roles book e-book e-learning education elearning free How to become an eLearning Professional job professional role tips That’s the title of a free e-book to which I was flattered to be invited to contribute a chapter.

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On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

Whether you want to call them human image characters, avatars or actors, they are going to be the new “hot” in 2013. TinCan clearly will play a role in this, especially with self-contained apps on the iPads and eventually Android. Will it catch on fire in 2013?

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The role of the L&D function IS changing.

Jane Hart

A recent press release about Bersin by Deloitte’s new industry study, The Corporate LearningFactbook® 2013: Benchmarks, Trends, and Analysis of the U.S. This trend is one sign of the changing role of the L&D function, which no longer is “the place” for learning.

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What is the role of the Learning Professional?

Jane Hart

What is the primary role of the learning professional in an organisation today? Is it to organise and manage what people learn?

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Snagit Helps Customer Play Multiple Roles in Small Business

Visual Lounge

And often, employees play multiple roles within the organization. Whether working with colleagues or customers, Ally is able to efficiently play multiple roles at Café Milano. The post Snagit Helps Customer Play Multiple Roles in Small Business appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

E-Learning Production Roles

E-learning Uncovered

In an effort to streamline e-learning development, our team at Artisan mapped out the entire e-learning production process and identified, to the minute detail, what roles are needed to create e-learning. Several of the roles listed can (and should) be combined into one person’s tasks, but for the purposes of process mapping we’ve separated everything to the lowest common denominator. Based on your course design, you may need some or all of these roles, and maybe even a few more.

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Year in Review - 2013

The Peformance Improvement

Throughout 2013, I used this blog to illuminate important leadership and management issues. Managers of employees have a critical role to play in employee learning. The topics ranged from changing organizational culture to evaluating training programs to making managers responsible for employee learning to creating a learning culture. As a way of review, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest for readers.

Hello 2013

Janet Clarey

As 2013 begins, it seems an ideal time to reflect back on 2012, share some observations and predictions, and get blogging again. Over the course of four months in late summer and early fall, I gathered data from nearly 100 systems and had demo’s with over 40 vendors for Bersin’s 2013 LMS Industry Study. Efficiency, effectiveness, and alignment are still our key roles. For me, 2012 will go down as a year I basically went dark publicly.

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

Learning Cafe

Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEDT. Our final online panel discussion for 2013 and it is not be missed. Business drivers for Learning in 2013. Corporate L&D trends in 2013. The post Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013.

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The Role of Incentives in Learning (Hint: Read to the end to get a reward!)

Dashe & Thomson

The post The Role of Incentives in Learning (Hint: Read to the end to get a reward!) One of the little absurdities of human nature that I’ve always found fascinating is how easily we allow our actions and priorities to be shaped by rewards and incentives that are not, when you think about them, very rewarding or incentivizing. I was recently reminded of this rule while walking [.] appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

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The changing role of L&D: from “packaging” to “scaffolding” plus “social capability building”

Jane Hart

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Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

As Scott McCormick stated in his recent presentation at mLearnCon 2013, 10 Essentials for Successful Mobile Learning Implementation , re-imagination is the first and the most important aspect to consider. What role will adoption of the Experience API play in the adoption of mobile learning?

Role of Nursing Second Semester

ProProfs

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Thinking about Gamification in Learning and Instruction

Kapp Notes

Apostol, Zaharescu and Alexe, (2013) identify eight elements they believe constitute game elements. While Stott and Neustaedter (2013) identify four critical game elements freedom to fail, rapid feedback, progression, and storytelling.

Camtasia Studio 8 Boot Camp in March/April 2013 – Sign up now!

Visual Lounge

Camtasia for Mac (New course!): March 28-29, 2013 in Romulus, MI. Camtasia Studio 8 Basic Training: April 1-2, 2013 in Romulus, MI. Camtasia Studio 8 Advanced Topics: April 3-4, 2013 in Romulus, MI. The post Camtasia Studio 8 Boot Camp in March/April 2013 – Sign up now!

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Concepts, Contexts and Tasks One way of thinking about the weighting of structured training against workplace and social approaches for on-boarding is to consider what is needed to to help someone get up-to-speed in their new role. Most people get it.

2013 Technology — Division 2

CLO Magazine

One of the program’s most important aspects was a two-hour business simulation that put the participants through a scenario in which they played the role of an executive committee member, making decisions based on constantly changing industry and world events. During that expansion period, Conrad Cone, Active Network’s director of talent development, noticed the company was hiring externally rather than internally for key roles.

2013 Strategy — Division 2

CLO Magazine

Refresh played a key role in transforming the organization’s culture. expects most of its experienced employees to retire in less than five years, meaning it would have an insufficient number of qualified people to fill needed roles. GOLD: Deborah McCuiston, Director of Corporate Learning, Virgin America Since its launch in 2006, airline Virgin America has blossomed into one of the more recognizable brands in an industry dominated by a few major players.

2013 Innovation — Division 1

CLO Magazine

Day sought to reinforce the learning with virtual office hours, role-playing and exams. Employee survey results point to high levels of engagement and satisfaction in new roles. GOLD: Kate Day, Global Director, Business Development, Cisco Sales Associates Program, Partner Sales Academy, Cisco Systems Cisco Systems lives up to its image as an Internet powerhouse with its new program to onboard sales associates.