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Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

It is time to move away from just movement…to learning activities that matter. They mean well, really – but it can be frustrating to participate in activities that have no connection to the learning at hand. Training activities should not only engage the body but the brain.

Active Training Series

Web Courseworks

Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. The book’s front half lists 200 tips for “making training active and learning successful.”

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before.

Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

Bottom-Line Performance

Mobile learning allows you to deliver on-demand support wherever and whenever learners need it. I sat down with one of our Senior Learning Designers, Kristen Hewett , to discuss how we advise our clients on implementing blended learning, mobile technologies and performance support.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  So are these courses really all that helpful for. support new managers to lead teams—you could use courses such as “Coach as a.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.

How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Social Learning

Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems.

The 6 Skills Every Active Leader Needs

CLO Magazine

That means they must constantly develop and apply new skills, and help others in their organization to grow and change their behaviors. It’s also critically important that leaders embrace the dynamics of being active leaders, and be fully engaged with the workforce.

MOOCs in Performance Support

ID Reflections

The more I mull over some of the core characteristics of a MOOC ecosystem, I feel it lends itself very well to providing performance support (PS) within the workflow. I have been writing about MOOCs and the characteristics of MOOCs in my last few posts.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. They are clear on the importance of helping. as a result of high performance in pre-management. positions result in ‘accidental’ managers who are ill- equipped to perform successfully in their new role.”

Three (More) Keys to Better Performance Support

Social Learning

Handle your support with care. It appears that more Learning & Development professionals are starting to value performance support as a critical component of any blended learning program. 2. Let learners help each other.

Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

This 8-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal and team learning in the workplace. It will also look at how you can help a manager to build a social team so that they can learn together effectively as they work.

Translating Activities Into the Virtual Classroom

ATD Learning Technologies

Often moving classroom activities for a virtual classroom is less about creating the actual content, and more about mapping out and creating the learner journey. Beyond the actual workshop, there will be a series of job performance aids. A Strong Blend Supports the Learner.

Improving Professional Learning: 12 Strategies to Enhance Performance

Web Courseworks

In the late 1960s professional organizations began actively to address the growing disconnect between advances in knowledge and the practitioners who were no longer involved in institutional learning. Active Learning. Interactive sessions that emphasize active learning.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE. achieve or helps us learn. your guide – helping you to continue that. In our interviews and our online survey, we asked what had helped to make. a tool to help employees in their job. Things that can help.

A richer suite of support

Clark Quinn

While it’s easy to talk about how we need to support the transition from novice to expert, it might help to be a little more detailed. As they start performing however, their needs change. These activities don’t always happen well, and can be facilitated in many ways.

Drill and Practice Activities for Your eLearning Courses

eFront

If, for some reason, a course does not improve performance and achieve KPIs, it is shelved. If there is one single factor that can be blamed in this otherwise blemish-free eLearning course, it is the reinforcement activities. What are Reinforcement Activities?

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’? The advisory component is meant to provide help wherever and whenever the user requires it.

At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”

Web Courseworks

Specifically, the ACA’s drive toward quality of care has pushed medical education toward performance improvement education , in which clinical performance metrics are used to point clinicians to learning that could help them improve their practice.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

You need to give your learners time to properly absorb and assimilate the information before moving onto the next eLearning activity. This helps to prevent cognitive overload and ensures that they fully comprehend every idea and concept. Have A Support System In Place.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

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A supportive online training culture encourages continual development and professional growth. In this article, I’ll discuss 7 benefits that a supportive online training culture can bring to your company’s bottom line. How A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI.

6 Ways to Help Managers Support eLearners

eFront

Unfortunately, managers are also too busy in their daily activities to offer the desired support to their teams. Senior management needs to support front line managers to support their learning teams. Combine learning with existing performance context.

6 Ways to Help Managers Support eLearners

eFront

Unfortunately, managers are also too busy in their daily activities to offer the desired support to their teams. Senior management needs to support front line managers to support their learning teams. Combine learning with existing performance context.

How to Help Your Managers Become Better Coaches

Pract.us

Help your managers become better coaches, even if you don’t have formal training. A recent meta-analysis of coaching research revealed that it improved performance, team functioning, engagement, retention and attitudes. Practice active listening during meetings.

Bottom-Line Performance, Roche Diagnostics Receive LTEN “Partnership” Award

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance, Inc. ” The “Partnership” award category was especially appropriate, as BLP and Roche have partnered since 2005 to create solutions that support customer training, product launches, safety & compliance, and more. “We About Bottom-Line Performance.

What Is Performance All About?

Origin Learning

Efficiency and performance go hand in hand. How do large companies create awareness in an engaged way that will give the new hire an easy way to tune into the performance culture of the organization? Help the manager and employee to ensure alignment.

Performance Based eLearning

TalentLMS

If there is one thing that fails an eLearning course, it’s the capability to differentiate performance of its learners from pre-course to post-course. Measuring performance is an essential tool to determine if the eLearning course has been effective. Tips eLearning performance

How Sleep Affects Performance?—?And What Companies Can Do

CLO Magazine

Companies nowadays are increasingly committed to helping employees quit smoking, lose weight, become more fit, and improve sleep and rest. Lack of sleep and fatigue contribute to both performance deficits and bottom-line costs for companies. Lack of Sleep Decreases Your Performance.

3 – L&D roles to support learning at work

Jane Hart

In the first post in this series I showed the many different ways that people learn at work , and in the second I talked about the activities involved in supporting all the ways people learn at work. c) helping to address individual learning and performance problems.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

In the new connected workplace, current training, e-learning or blended learning services, which take a top-down, ”command and control” approach to organising and managing “learning” will not be appropriate to support these new ways of working and learning. SERVICES & ACTIVITIES.

Supporting all the ways people learn at work

Jane Hart

In this post I want to show how organisations are supporting learning more widely across the organisation. 2) This group of initiatives involves organising and facilitating a range of new learning and networking activities.

Competencies aren’t Enough: How to Help Sales Reps Win

Bottom-Line Performance

Once the right competencies are in place, we can coach reps to meet these competencies, measure their performance against the competencies, spot high performers and identify weak ones. They are valuable to managers and they help stakeholders decide what training should be created.

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Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways

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Most instructors now have an easy availability of web-based tools that can help them extend and enhance learning processes. All these tools have unique benefits that can help instructors reach out more to their students and increase the impact of learning.

70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices

Performance Learning Productivity

Others use it more strategically as a way to help them rethink and reposition their wider learning philosophies. Of course structured and directed ‘formal’ learning can help, but it rarely, if ever, provides the complete answer. Performance support comes in many forms.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

However, after reviewing our many years of work, we realise today that training in isolation is rarely the RIGHT answer for most performance problems, since performance-related issues could find roots in numerous other aspects in the workplace.

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Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Social Learning

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.