The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 10, 2018

Mike Taylor

Here are a few of the things I found this week in the world of learning, design, and technology! Keeping Up With Cardiology: Old-School Learning Versus the Twittersphere. Share to Learn. This post by Tanmay Vora ( @tnvora ) reminds me that you don’t have to be a genius to share what you learn. This article by Sonia Simone ( @soniasimone ) on @Copyblogger is another one that resonates with me and is a lesson that I had to learn myself.

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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. We have moved from course catalogs and compliance to micro-learning and personalization.

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Impact and ROI of Learning: Worth Pursuing or Not?

CLO Magazine

Several articles in the past month have suggested the profession should step back from trying to isolate the impact of learning and the resulting return on investment. The authors argue that it is difficult or impossible to isolate the impact of learning from other factors and no one will believe the results anyway, so why bother. Aligning learning to business goals and measuring levels 1 through 3 are always good ideas, so no disagreement there. Share the lessons learned.

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Short Course on Evaluation of Training and Learning in Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

LAD Global , in partnership with the Singapore Training and Development Association , has made my short course on evaluation of training and learning available for free online. I hope people involved in talent development will find this course to be a helpful introduction to measuring the impact of all types of learning interventions, not only formal training. . My emphasis in this course is on using measurement and evaluation for learning.

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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 Learn to meditate. Digitizing learning.

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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. The return-on-investment formula is a financial calculation, but learning is a human behaviour and needs a human calculation. Discover how to implement learning solutions to transform your teams.

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How Corporate Videos Can Help Prepare & Train New Recruits?

Your Training Edge

Author Bio: Danielle Phillips is an educationist who specializes in business management studies for higher education students. eLearning Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development Talent Management Training video brand awareness business developments Onboarding training Videos

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The Year in Learning—Top Learning and Development Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” In it, Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny links to 5-10 articles from various disciplines related to learning and development. Here are Kevin’s top learning and development articles from 2018. Subscribe to the Learning Dispatch newsletter today for learning updates every month in 2019. Senior Learning Architect.

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5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf

Mike Taylor

In case you missed it, Connie Malamed and JD Dillon both recently recommended 5 good books for Learning & Development pros. 5 Must Reads for Modern Learning Pros by JD Dillon ( @JD_Dillon ). Dana Gaines Robinson, James Robinson, Jack Phillips Partricia Phillips & Dick Handshaw. There are a number of valuable learnings you’ll be able to apply right away. This is an essential research-based guide on designing multimedia learning content.

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Why Investing in Learning Analytics Makes Business Sense

EI Design

It is in this context that the usage of Learning Analytics comes to your rescue. You can use the Learning Analytics to: Validate if the learner interaction with the training was as planned. In this blog, I outline why investing in Learning Analytics makes business sense. Level 2: Learning (Learning gain that can be attributed directly to the training). Facilitate the application of learning on the job.

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Highlights from the Spring Client Forum

Unicorn Training

We're not quite sure where the time goes, but this week we were back with the first of our biannual Client Forum events for 2018. Room 2, Unicorn CEO Peter Phillips and Amuzo Managing Director, Mike Hawkyard discussed all things action-based learning. Mike explained the value of learning by mistakes - illustrating the need to dive in to new experiences by teaching willing members of the audience to fly a real drone. Oh yes, it's that time of year again!We're

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Putting learning at the heart of talent strategy

Leo Learning

And by its very nature, this constant technical innovation and the accelerated pace of business are putting organisations of all types squarely in the learning business. Here’s more on the importance of putting learning at the heart of talent strategy from LEO Learning’s Chief Strategy Officer, Piers Lea. Put simply, we’re learning. Learning is the new work. What this means for employees is that they must always be learning. Aug 20, 2018).

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What Is Learning Evaluation?

Watershed

Knowing how to aggregate and evaluate all types of learning is a priority for many learning and development practitioners. But due to challenges, such as employees using multiple avenues for learning, many practitioners find it challenging to measure and communicate the value of their learning programs. Transform Learning, Transform Business. Key Learning Evaluation Takeaways. So, what is learning evaluation? Learning Evaluation

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[Free Webinar] How to measure and maximize the ROI of eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Join us for a free webinar hosted by Asha Pandey, the Chief Learning Strategist at EI Design, where she will showcases EI Design’s integrated approach with a focus on what is the right action at each stage that will impact the ROI of eLearning positively. The approach uses Kirkpatrick’s model of training evaluation and Kirkpatrick-Phillips evaluation model of training to measure training effectiveness and arrive at the ROI.

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Evidence or Proof of L&D Impact? Why Not Both?

Performitiv

In the world of Learning & Development (L&D), impact is super important. So, the need to measure impact is the #1 objective learning leaders have when it comes to their measurement strategy, process and technology. These are typically isolated observations or a few people who have an opinion and while that is nice, it is not sufficient to understand learning impact. It means L&D is focused on value creation.

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We're pleased to announce another record year for us!

Unicorn Training

We also partnered with the University of London and Learning Age Solutions Ltd (LAS) and won the Gold Award for Best Use of Simulations or Virtual Environments at the Learning Technologies Awards.Peter Phillips, Unicorn CEO, said: “Each of our main business streams - content development, platform licences, off the shelf compliance solutions, and games and simulations - achieved double digit growth in the financial year.

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Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

EI Design

The selection of the right format is crucial in encouraging the learners to pursue it and also in ensuring that they connect with it, complete it and apply the learning on the job. Identifying the learning strategy. The selection of the right learning strategy format is vital in engaging the learners. As we know, only an effective learning strategy can create a sticky learning experience. Level 2: Learning. Level 2: Learning.

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Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

Adobe Captivate

The selection of the right format is crucial in encouraging the learners to pursue it and also in ensuring that they connect with it, complete it and apply the learning on the job. Identifying the learning strategy. The selection of the right learning strategy format is vital in engaging the learners. As we know, only an effective learning strategy can create a sticky learning experience. Level 2: Learning. Level 2: Learning.

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6 steps to make your authoring tool implementation a success

Elucidat

If you want to learn more about change management in general, check out these popular models: Kurt Lewin’s three-step “Unfreeze-Change-Refreeze” model. Communicate, often and early, about your vision for learning and how this tool fits in. How will we learn a new system? Phillip Wiedower — Senior Account Executive at Origami Risk LLC. When it comes to implementing any new technology, you want to be sure you’re making the right choice.

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Unicorn LMS | A force to be reckoned with

Unicorn Training

Does what it says on the tin and does it very well, reliable, functional and the best in the market." - Dave Buglass, FLPI (Award winning learning, talent, OD & employee engagement senior business leader.)Stuart We make improvements based on feedback and user research every day and this helps validate that approach”Peter Phillips, CEO, added: “We welcome this initiative by eLearning Industry.

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5 Tips To Maximize The ROI Of Online Training

Adobe Captivate

In today’s context, adding Phillips’ ROI calculation as the fifth level makes this framework more useful and relevant. Level 2: Learning. The classic approach to measuring what the learners learned (validate against the expected takeaways) is through summative assessments (at the end of the course). The entire exercise begins with the TNA where the current and desired competency mapping is done, and the expected learning gains or outcomes are identified.

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Stepping Up to the ROI Challenge

CLO Magazine

Phillips is the chairman, and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. In his 2017 Chief Learning Officer article, “The Business Case for Leadership Development,” William C. The post Stepping Up to the ROI Challenge appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Jack J. Byham, founder and CEO of Development Dimensions International, notes the following: “An article in McKinsey Quarterly accused U.S.

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Watershed's 7 Steps of Learning Evaluation

Watershed

Out of the dozens of different learning evaluation models currently in practice, which one is right for you? Meet our "super method" for learning evaluation. We've been using Watershed Insights to dig into several models of learning evaluation in light of what's possible with modern technologies such as xAPI. Here's an overview of our practical seven-step evaluation process that you can implement in your organization: Step 1: Align learning program evaluation with priorities.

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Increasing the Value of Your Organization’s Training Investments

Beyond Campus Innovations

Organizational training, when crafted for accountability and verified learning achievement, can be substantive. Identified learning outcomes, lectures, reading materials and videos, interactive exercises to test understanding, and assignments that require demonstration of new knowledge have been proven to educate and upskill learners. Such formal training can be similar to what colleges and universities provide, not only in format, but in content and learning value.

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Do You Have a CEO-Friendly Scorecard?

CLO Magazine

Phillips is the chairman, and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. In 2010, the ROI Institute conducted a major study sponsored by the Association for Talent Development to understand the executive view of learning and development investments. The initial results, presented in a keynote at the 2011 Chief Learning Officer Symposium, showed that the No. Executives want to see learning’s reach and costs. Jack J.

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ROI: Still Evoking Confusion and Controversy

CLO Magazine

The return on investment concept for learning has been around since Jack Phillips introduced it about 40 years ago. But when it comes to learning initiatives, gathering the necessary data to calculate ROI is difficult to put it mildly.” The writer goes on to say that learning initiatives implemented as an integral part of business strategy can be measured by the success of that strategy. Return on Learning. So, I renamed it “return on learning” or ROL in 2002.

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The Discussion Continues on Impact and ROI

CLO Magazine

I argued that it is a simple, straightforward calculation once you have isolated the impact of learning, which can always be done using the industry standard participant estimation methodology. Organizations invest considerable time and money in learning to achieve these goals, so it follows that CEOs would want to know what they are getting for their investment. What difference does learning make? David Vance learning ROI ROI

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2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

If 2018 flew by quickly for you, here’s your chance to catch up on some reading. Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Pamela Hogle’s insight into learning and accessibility is always worth paying attention to.

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Inspired by Toronto: Must-See Attractions and Must-Eat Food

Docebo

Here are a few MUST-SEE attractions to put on your #DoceboInspire 2018 bucket list. The tower is also right beside the venue for this years DoceboInspire Learning Awards so you’ll have a chance to take it in on October 11th even if you don’t have the time to take a ride to the top! Nathan Phillips Square – Visit the Toronto Sign. Directly across the street from the hotel and conference centre is Toronto City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square.

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Here’s the latest thinking on measurement, analytics and reporting

CLO Magazine

It is an exciting time to be a learning professional. The digital landscape is transforming the way we learn and there is renewed focus on the need for continual learning and upskilling. First, the International Organization for Standardization published the first-ever “Human Capital Reporting Standards” in December 2018. Do employees who take more learning have higher engagement and retention rates? Or does it depend on the type of learning they take?

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NEWS: Unicorn and Amuzo Launch 'The Future of Game-based Learning' White Paper

Unicorn Training

Is interest in games and gamification just another fashionable hot topic for the learning Twitterati? This is just one issue scrutinzed in a new joint Unicorn Training and Amuzo White Paper analyzing ‘The Future of Game-based Learning’ launched today (Tuesday 19 January 2016).The The White Paper examines such questions as, if demand for games-based learning is there, what are the implications for suppliers? Download your copy of ‘The Future of Game-based Learning’ here!For

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ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?

Coorpacademy

Jack Phillips then completed this model in the 90s in order to calculate ROI, with a 5th layer. ’ The HR Director : ‘ In order to improve the return on investment of continuous training I can use digital learning tools. ’ The Chief Learning Officer : ‘ How can I measure my coworkers’ real learning impact? Learning, learning tools, content, pedagogy, trainers, senior executives are also playing an important part in this cycle.

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UNICORN IN PRINT: The growing world of games and gamification

Unicorn Training

Games and gamification are the fastest growth areas in T&C training as firms unlock how game qualities such as problem solving, in-play feedback, rewards, leaderboards and play can bring about a more engaging, memorable and enduring learning experience. In the article, Peter Phillips, Unicorn Training CEO, looks at the gamification of compliance training. million in 2013 to $5.502 billion in 2018 – a compound annual growth rate of 67.1% !

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Innovation and the CLO

CLO Magazine

Phillips is chairman and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute. According to a September 2018 article in Forbes, Amazon’s Jim Bezos is the most innovative CEO by far. employees are given four hours each week of focused “bullet time,” according to an August 2018 article published in The Wall Street Journal. At Level 2, learning is measured. Employees must learn about innovation. Jack J.

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A not-so-white paper on succession

CLO Magazine

A few concepts can help learning professionals widen the path for nontraditional leaders. Unless you are a white male, it’s hard to find many places where leadership consistently “looks like me,” even in the hypothetical examples used in corporate learning. In 2018, Katherine W.

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Building a Better Working World

CLO Magazine

From left: Simon Berridge, Jan Cannon-Bowers, Christiana Zidwick, Brenda Sugrue, Eric Ellefsen, Shawn Phillips. Recognizing that high-performing teams drive competitive advantage and that workplace learning is a key differentiator between businesses that thrive and those that do not, EY leadership hired the company’s first global chief learning officer, Brenda Sugrue. Sugrue has led the charge the past four years in developing and executing EY’s learning strategy.

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We're delighted to announce Socrates has joined the Unicorn family

Unicorn Training

Socrates will use our award-winning learning management system Unicorn LMS, which was voted the UK’s top LMS in a recent report by the Craig Weiss group to offer law firms, accountants and estate agents world-class compliance learning.Bernard George, Socrates CEO: “Over the years a number of businesses have wanted to join forces with Socrates. Peter Phillips, Unicorn CEO, said: “It is a real pleasure to welcome Bernard and Socrates to the Unicorn family.

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