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. Most notably in content design and facilitation skills.

Activities to Improve Soft Skills

Unboxed

Soft skills, like the ability to communicate and work together, are some of the most sought-after employee skills. In fact, 92% of recruiters say soft skills are critical tools they look for in their applicants. Unfortunately, soft skills don’t come naturally to everyone.

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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.”

Pinpointing the Right Skills to Activate Performance

Degreed

We’re being hit by a plethora of disruptors: millennials shifting the workforce, technological tools, robotics, AI and visualization, new required skill sets, and shifting regulatory environments — just to name a few. Do responsibilities change with the emergence of newly needed skills?

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

Reconciling Activity and Decisions

Clark Quinn

On the one hand I talk about using decisions as a basis for design, and on the other I refer to activity -based learning. What was necessary was reconciling activity and decisions. We can require group work, developing interpersonal skills.

Activities for Integrating Learning

Clark Quinn

I’ve been working on a learning design that integrates developing social media skills with developing specific competencies, aligned with real work. It draws heavily on the notion of activity -based learning. The learning process is broken up into a series of activities.

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.”

Activate Formal Learning – Gyrus

Gyrus

Boost up the job skills with activating formal learning solutions. GyrusAim Skill Centric LMS and Vado’s courses as every Vado course contains step by step instruction on how to apply on the job

6 Real-World Training Activities That Build Soft Skills In The Workplace

eLearning Industry

Soft skills are all about putting abilities into practice. Corporate eLearning eLearning eBooks Employee Training Soft SkillsBut how can you facilitate real-world application in online training?

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. In this guide, we share the steps, activities, and tools you can use to. no practical skills they can implement. curriculum design in place that teaches and trains people on the skills they need. skills?

Top activities for self-development

Your Training Edge

Here are some of the top activities for self-development you can do right now. Top activities for instant self-development. Most people find it hard to organize their lives, but it is an important skill.

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.

Learning to survive the tech skills shortage

Your Training Edge

The digital age has put the world’s small pool of skilled tech workers firmly in the spotlight. Any great IT team will be made up of active minds, who live for problem-solving and finding new solutions. Featured Featured Posts Talent Management job skills talent managemnet tech skills

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10 Active Learning Methods for Super Engaged Corporate Learners

eFront

The preferred learning approach has now turned the way of active learning methods. The preferred learning approach has now turned the way of active learning methods. First, there is a definite need to adapt active learning activities. What actually is active training?

Active and Passive Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

Many of the typical methods of learning in the workplace make the learner a passive recipient of knowledge and skills. 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).

Product Training vs Soft Skills Training

Your Training Edge

Soft skills training like public speaking, communication skills etc. can be taken as “good to have” instead of vital component, and product training like quality control skills are usually viewed as a box ticking exercise, not always monitored at the workplace to assess value.

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Reimagined Learning: Activities elaborated

Clark Quinn

In this case, I want to elaborate on the notion of activities, and some associated properties. First, I think it’s important to recognize that gradually, learners will take more and more ownership of choosing activities. Finally, activities can be individual or social.

7 Top Skill-Building Activities That Are Ideal For Customer Service Online Training

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll highlight 7 skill-building activities that are just right for customer service online training. 7 Skill-Building Activities For Customer Service Online Training. But are you equipping them with the skills they need to put your best foot forward?

Skills and Competencies: What is the Difference?

Avilar

Nearly every day, we hear business people discuss the skills and competencies their employees need to succeed. The two terms, “skills” and “competencies,” are used together so often that many people think of them as synonyms. Should “skills” and “competencies” be used interchangeably?

Developing learning to learn skills

Clark Quinn

So I thought I’d rant, for a post, on what is involved in developing learning to learn skills. What are learning to learn skills? Most importantly, you have to develop the skills. Actively. Develop learning t0 learn skills consciously, and conscientiously.

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Behaviors Sabotaging Your Leadership Skills

Your Training Edge

Even if you are a leader of a certain group or community of people, there is a lot of things to learn further to enhance your abilities and skills. If you don’t know the root cause behind the downfall in your leadership skills then you would not be able to solve it either.

Active Listening: How to Do It & Why You Should Practice It

ej4 eLearning

An important part of leadership development, then, is improving one’s listening skills. Skills like active listening. Active listening is simply a method for listening to [.]. The post Active Listening: How to Do It & Why You Should Practice It appeared first on. Communication at Work Communication Skills Training eLearning Active Listening training Developing Listening skills at work Improving Communication at work

Improve Your Active Listening Skills

GO1

In the business and corporate world, a lot of people think that talking is the best skill that you have. The post Improve Your Active Listening Skills appeared first on GO1 Learning. You can hear your customers, but are you really listening? Never underestimate the power of listening. You can negotiate, discuss and share ideas with colleagues and surely this must be your best tool for success, […].

Important Factors of E learning in Skill Development

Your Training Edge

Many people take e-learning as a slide-based online activity containing simple navigation buttons for instance NEXT and BACK along with quizzes of multiple choice questions or true and false. Through e-learning, people can attain the different skills related to their interest.

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Tuning Your Learning Activities to The Expectations of Tomorrow’s Gen-Z Workforce

Docebo

And this makes sense, considering Gen-Z is the world’s first truly digitally-native generation, having grown up surrounded by smartphones, touch-screens, voice-activated AI, and social media.

Skills you need as an Instructional Designer.

Origin Learning

A skillful Instructional designer brings to you both technology and learning combined together not only in a digestible format but also at an appetising pace. Here are lists of essential Skills you need as an Instructional Designer : First things First!

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Employability Skills: Boost Your Marketability

KnowledgeCity

An astounding 71 percent of marketable employability skills are required in two or more job categories now. In many situations, job skills become integrated into other company roles. The future of employment lies in possessing hybrid job skills and knowing how to apply them.

Activate the Braincells Through the Art of Storytelling

Magic EdTech

when we hear the bullet-point information only the language processing part of the brain gets activated but when a story is told to us, we start experiencing the events of the story leading to immersion in the content.

Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

".learning is ubiquitous in ongoing activity, though often unrecognised as such - Jean Lave (1993)" Recently, I read a series of posts and articles related to digital literacy, 21st Century Skills and the behaviours and practices required for working and learning in a connected world.

What is the future of skills, roles and workforce development?

CLO Magazine

Organizations that know the value of continuous learning are taking a more strategic approach to the learning needs of employees and providing opportunities for skills development. On average, skill sets have a shelf life of less than five years. Celeste R.

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Access spins off simulations activity to Unicorn founder

Unicorn Training

part of the Access Group, Unicorn’s founder, Peter Phillips, has reached an agreement to acquire the simulations activity, which will now operate as Unicorn Simulations Ltd, and where he will be the CEO. With Unicorn now a.

How to design software training, part 2: Practice activities

Making Change

We can avoid unnecessary presentations and provide spaced practice if we try this: Create self-contained activities that help people learn by doing. Make these activities available on demand, on the job. Create activities. Create self-contained activities, not presentations.

How to Incorporate Outdoor Activities Into Effective Team Building

InSync Training

If you’re not convinced of the effectiveness of team-building activities that allow your employees to develop professional skills while also learning more about the company and their colleagues, then you’ll be interested to know that poorly managed work groups are on average 50% less productive and 44% less profitable than well-managed groups. As learning managers and leaders, your responsibilities extend beyond the modern classroom.

5 Communication Skills You Need to Lead

KnowledgeCity

However, despite the variables in routes and methodologies to get to the “top,” those who make it generally have specific communication skills in common that you can easily integrate into your own style to be an effective leader. There are various paths and ways into organizational leadership.