The Authentic Learning Model: 7 Things Every eLearning Pro Should Know

Infopro Learning

Do you need to add more real-world context to your eLearning course? In this article, I’ll explore everything eLearning pros need to know about the Authentic Learning Model. Everything eLearning Pros Need To Know About The Authentic Learning Model. Online learners have the ability to identify personal areas for improvement, then rely on the skills and expertise of their peers to help them bridge the gaps.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. Cryptocurrencies are clearly at the peak of the general-purpose (non-eLearning) hype curve – a couple of thousand percent increase in value will do that. As we know, these transactions are often managed in the most labor-intensive way possible.

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How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better. Leading industry consultants, government agencies and business leaders do not view the current talent shortage as a short-term crunch. Deloitte estimates that between 2018 and 2028 there will be 4.6

Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year. Learn how to start bridging the gap today to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving workplace. Furthermore, Gartner indicates that two-thirds of businesses aren’t even addressing the tech skills gap appropriately. Luckily, there are things that IT professionals and organizations can start doing immediately to start bridging the tech skills gap today.

Corporate LMS Forecasts 2018

eLearning 24-7

What I do see though is a big boom in KRTs. Skill based assessments – Anything related to skills and skill gaps will be strong. What some folks will do, vendor wise, is tie-in the skills driven angle with their system itself or within the KRT. The challenge here is that LMSs as a whole have been about training gap analysis, which wait for it… involves skills – as the learner to gain, increase, expand. Then I ask how do they do VBAs?

Examining Skills Gap Perceptions

CLO Magazine

Employers have long complained of the skills gap, and the “2017 Skills Gap Report” suggests employees recognize it too. employees agree there is a skills gap and more than one-third (35 percent) feel personally affected by it. But perception of the skills gap varies among industry, rank, generation and even gender. Additionally, Hobbs said closing the skills gap will require an increased number of applicants.

Bridging Communication Gaps in Your Organization

Coreaxis

When they do need help, or information, for one of their projects, they will reach out but generally only to managers. She understood what all leaders in the workplace should know: communication is an integral part of leadership. You must make certain that your team understands what needs to happen and clear communication, both written and verbal, is the only way to do so. The post Bridging Communication Gaps in Your Organization appeared first on Core Axis.

Understanding Your Member Mix: Bridging the Gender Gap

Abila

Throughout the findings we collected in the 2018 Member Education and Career Development Report , there were several data points that highlighted a gender gap among members. Let’s bridge the gap. This data points out various ways that organizations can take advantage of member data and start to identify any potential gaps that may exist among member groups. When it comes to member expectations, not all members are the same.

2018 The Year of Discovery

Learning Rebels

Okay, I know I’m late, but I’m Declaring 2018 “The Year of Discovery”! We don’t often have the chance to do the best we can do every day. We spend a lot of time putting out fires and trying to fill the knowledge/skill gaps. Discover what you do well, then do more of THAT. This is not to say we should neglect our gaps. Have you ever asked yourself, “WHY did I do that?” Do you feel motivated and energized?

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps. But many members prefer to complete courses at their own pace, so we offer the flexibility to do that in the classroom or online. What are their peers doing? Before that, we were kind of doing piecemeal on our CMS, but the LMS is tailor-made for digital learning activities. However, we do charge for select premium activities.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture. We let rules, procedures and policies get in the way of our employees who know the right thing to do, but we didn’t let them do it because of our rules and policies.

Can Your LMS Do THIS?

Avilar

But did you know an LMS can help match employees to job openings? Supervisors and mentors also assessed interns’ skills, to capture a multi-rater view of skills and skills gaps. One visiting nurse service set out to do just that – only their goal was to improve care for older patients served by home health agencies. Are you wondering if your LMS can do more of what you need it to? The post Can Your LMS Do THIS?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, November 5, 2018, 8AM – 9AM PT: Shifting Your Talent Strategy to Focus on Fulfillment and Purpose (Free for ATD members) Imperative leads global research on purpose at work. Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Selling, Developing, and Delivering a Modern Learning Program for Financial Services (Free for ATD members) Disruption is the new normal in the financial services industry, and that’s made learning and development more important than ever.

Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10AM –1AM PT: Taking charge of your professional development (Free to ATD members) As a learning professional, do you spend so much time developing others that you don't make time to develop yourself? Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: 5 easy ways to improve sales team training using video Are your sales reps operating in a crowded marketplace where prospects are more rapidly becoming more knowledgeable and competitors more aggressive?

How to Fill Soft Skills Gap while Onboarding

Tesseract Learning

A new employee brings to the table varied technical know-how. In this blog, we will look at how to fill the soft skills gap while onboarding a new employee. 2018). The post How to Fill Soft Skills Gap while Onboarding appeared first on Tesseract Learning.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

They’re a reminder that 2018 is rushing by. Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Great Customer Training Requires the Right Technology Fit Focusing on training throughout the customer lifecycle can have a significant impact on churn. Friday, October 5, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Are You and Your Employees Open to Think? Do you use PowerPoint on a day to day basis?

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do, Redux. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Well-Connected Employee: Networking Competencies That Foster Engagement, Collaboration, and Business Results (Free for ATD members) In a survey of 2,000 employees from many different organizations, only 20% said, “Yes, I have the network I need to get the job done.” Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results.

Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

The more we know about how the mind works and the best ways to build expertise, the more confident and successful we will be in designing systems and content to develop knowledge and skills in any audience.”. The second prong of Sugrue’s strategy — measurement — shows how a company is doing and how it can do better. “We We can confirm if a learning solution as designed is having the impact we expected, and if not, what is causing the gap,” Sugrue said. “We

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Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Content Authoring Strategies That Save Enterprises Both Time and Money Without the ability for managers to personally check in with every single employee, global enterprises need compelling eLearning so that dispersed workforces can meet their training requirements. Arguably, these resources can teach us the skills we need to improve the way we operate and the way companies do business. How do creators build engagement into their videos?

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. million words drawn from that epicenter of all buzz in 2018, Twitter. Microlearning had a rought 2018.

3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about

Matrix

3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about. Figure out the gaps and go back to the source material. Repeat the process until all gaps are filled. To give an example of how it works, when a team is stuck on a project, instead of adopting a “this is not going to work” passive attitude they shift towards “if there was one thing we could do for this to function, what would it be?”. Understand where the gaps are.

What L&D professionals need to know about outsourcing training

Matrix

Delivering good-quality training has become more of a challenge than it used to be and L&D departments are being asked to do more with limited resources. This way of doing things will provide a much needed flexibility and the necessary control for calculating the ROI of training. This is why, if the timeline allows it, it’s a good idea to let the outsourcer do the work and see how that functions in the real-life workplace. Organizations have long gone global.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Users interact with a product through many different channels and modes of communication, and bridging the gaps between them is essential to your product’s success. Encountering any gaps in the product-experience loop is frustrating to the user and these points of friction jeopardize your businesses. I call these gaps mode-shift friction. Find your gaps. To identify the gaps in your experience, start with an experience or journey map you already have.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results. L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. Monday, May 14, 2018, 8AM – 9AM PT: Manager-Employee Feedback and Development: Why Is It So Hard? So how do you decide?

6 Tips to Kick Off Lifelong Learning in 2018

Litmos

It’s a New Year, and as humans are apt to do, we look back and take stock of the accomplishments and missed opportunities of the year past. As learning professionals, not only do we owe it to ourselves to be committed to lifelong learning, but we owe it to our organizations. You may have these questions: What do I do first? How do I change my current mindset? Where do I start? You can do this. Reflect on what you are doing.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: ATD Research: 2017 State of the Industry (Free for ATD members) The State of the Industry report is ATD’s definitive review of training and development trends. However, you do not need to have read the report to follow and benefit from the webcast. Monday, February 5, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Emotional Intelligence and Change (Free for ATD members) Change is the only constant in today’s world. How to do sustainment right.

Do you have the right data to make adaptive learning work?

Axonify

But first, you have to understand everything there is to know about an individual to inform what kind of training they actually need. And, as we know, providing the right support will result in the right actions to drive your business forward. What job do they have? Who do they work for? I know, we’re really trying to drive this point home but it’s important to keep in mind—the employee sits at the center of truly impactful training.

Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference

ReadyTech

In late January, we attended ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. For attendees interested in learning actionable tips on how to use reinforcement to improve training and increase results, Wurth outlined practical tips on building reinforcement objectives; measuring knowledge retention; closing the common training reinforcement gaps, and achieving the three phases of behavior change.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 28, 2018

Mike Taylor

Ira Glass on What Every Successful Person Knows, But Never Says. The ability to “fight your way through” comes down to consistency and to keep on going to do a lot of work until you close that gap. Ten Talks From LITE 2018 You Need to Watch. The LITE 2018 Conference was packed with loads of interesting and informative talks for training pros. The 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018. “Hope.

Microlearning for Millennials and Generation Z

KnowledgeCity

When it comes to learning, however, there are still gaps between what new generations of workers want and what is available for delivery. While older generations may lament the loss of deep learning experiences grounded in fundamentals, millennial and Gen Z workers find microlearning works for them and the work they are doing. Connects learning to what they already know and doesn’t overload working memory. In case you haven’t noticed, it’s a service-on-demand world out there.

3 Ways to Bridge your Organization’s Skill Gaps with Docebo Perform

Docebo

Docebo Perform is focused on providing an easy-to-use environment for identifying skill gaps in your organization and then bridging those gaps through learning. How do you know if your workforce has the skills it needs to execute on the vision your organization has for the future? Staff do the training and are then evaluated to see if any improvement has been made. Below, we’ve outlined three ways to bridge your organization’s skills gaps with Docebo Perform.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

Often, the business dynamics change, the kind of solutions your customers require now can change, and this can lead to a gap in what you gain from an existing partnership. If you are doing outsourcing for the first time, you are drawn towards the “safety net” a larger company offers. Checkpoints: Do check for the industry-specific expertise that is relevant for you. Do ascertain what they “do not do”!

How to Ensure You Don’t Do a Starbucks

Enyota Learning

~Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care – Damon Richards, Customer Care Expert. Since there is no time gap between production and consumption, quality becomes paramount. Do you know? To know how we can safeguard your organization against any untoward incidents, reach out to us at contactus@enyotalearning.com The post How to Ensure You Don’t Do a Starbucks appeared first on eNyota Learning Blog.

Transitioning from Teaching to Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

Comparing lists of instructional design competencies to your current skills is one way to determine what you already know and where you need to focus on improving. If your resume is currently focused on teaching, you’ll need to do some updating to focus on the relevant skills for instructional design. Whether you enroll in a graduate certificate program, masters program, or are learning on your own, reading books is a way to learn skills to fill in the gaps in your skills.

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