Learning Activities that Matter
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
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
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
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
OCTOBER 5, 2014
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
JUNE 25, 2013
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. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. employees take their performance, their.
Your Performance Support Doesn't Speak xAPI? 3 Reasons it Should
OCTOBER 12, 2016
However, at this point, you might be wondering how xAPI is relevant to performance support and workflow learning. In a nutshell, learners go about their business learning stuff from a system like Ontuitive that supports xAPI.
How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support
DECEMBER 6, 2012
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.
Active and Passive Learning in Organizations
The Peformance Improvement
APRIL 13, 2012
Another approach is to make the learner an active creator of knowledge and skills. Internal job aids (to support use of systems, processes and activities). Coaching (facilitating an individual’s self-awareness and performance improvement).
How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support
JANUARY 8, 2012
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.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
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.” in the seat, driving performance gaps and employee. people manager can improve employee performance.
The 6 Skills Every Active Leader Needs
OCTOBER 20, 2016
To do that requires establishing clear and relevant expectations for learning and development so the appropriate resources, support and incentives are used to drive successful growth and positive outcomes. They are: Action-Catalyst: An active leader is always focused on driving results.
MOOCs in Performance Support
JUNE 30, 2014
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.
HOW TO USE LMS FOR PERFORMANCE SUPPORT
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Because we want them to perform better at work. An employee figures out a new way to solve a problem or perform a task. These typical situations are based on the model proposed by Bob Mosherand Conrad Gottfredson to identify the “Five moments of need” that activate learning.
Three (More) Keys to Better Performance Support
APRIL 18, 2012
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.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. Get a team camera and get people to film activities, processes or skills in. WANT A BIT OF SUPPORT. WAY TO DELIVER A SUPPORT. It’s a far more active process in which we. The role of a good, supportive. THAT WILL HELP ME PERFORM.
Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
This 8-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal and team learning in the workplace. How to help individuals with their bespoke learning and performance needs. Next public online workshop runs: 19 SEPTEMBER – 11 NOVEMBER 2016.
Translating Activities Into the Virtual Classroom
ATD Learning Technologies
OCTOBER 26, 2016
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
MAY 18, 2016
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.
Embedded Performer Support [EPS] Implies Intentional Design
Living in Learning
AUGUST 5, 2013
The EPS discipline is pushing us [Training] into new territory that expands the scope of our deliverable from a training event transaction to seamless implementation of performer support [PS] assets to be consumed at the point of work. The aggregate of training event assets and activities with PS assets should be designed with the intent to support an ecosystem.
7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI
APRIL 10, 2017
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.
70+20+10=100: Improving performance with new learning frameworks
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
70+20+10=100: Improving individual and business performance with social and informal learning frameworks. The post 70+20+10=100: Improving performance with new learning frameworks appeared first on Docebo.
A richer suite of support
MAY 25, 2016
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. The point, however, is that the nature of the necessary support and the activities change.
Drill and Practice Activities for Your eLearning Courses
JULY 28, 2016
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
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
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’? It seamlessly integrates all the components of the performance support system.
At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
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
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
You need to give your learners time to properly absorb and assimilate the information before moving onto the next eLearning activity. If needed, they can simply access the eLearning activity again in order to fill in the gaps. Survey your learners to identify their performance gaps.
xAPI Captures Learning Activity, Wherever It Occurs by Pamela S. Hogle
Learning Solutions Magazine
DECEMBER 20, 2016
As recognition grows that learning can be mobile, can be informal, and can take place anywhere, xAPI offers a way to track that learning and even to figure out how it might correlate with job performance. Development Strategies Emerging Topics Performance Support
Performance Based eLearning
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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
What Is Performance All About?
MAY 17, 2016
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? Ready to learn how the ‘Insights’ feature is useful in Performance Development (PD)?
Bottom-Line Performance, Roche Diagnostics Receive LTEN “Partnership” Award
JUNE 16, 2015
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.
How Sleep Affects Performance?—?And What Companies Can Do
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Lack of sleep and fatigue contribute to both performance deficits and bottom-line costs for companies. Finally, slightly more than 8 percent reported missing an entire night or large proportion of sleep because of work or play activities in a month.
A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace
MARCH 20, 2012
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.
3 – L&D roles to support learning at work
MARCH 24, 2016
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.
Supporting all the ways people learn at work
MARCH 20, 2016
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.
Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways
SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
There are three main ways that the microblogging site can be utilized to support social learning and instructor-led learning: Pedagogical usage, Social usage and Management usage.
Talking Performance Improvement and Certificates with MedBiquitous
AUGUST 1, 2016
One of our best attended webinars ever was The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE and Certification, which covered a couple of new options for reporting on learning activities, specifically Mozilla Open Badges and xAPI. performance improvement) activities.