Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

Learning portals are a great example of a learner-centered solution. Essentially, a learning portal is an online knowledge sharing tool. It’s a repository of content and information your learners can access anytime, anywhere. A learning portal helps learners locate the information they need quickly. And in some cases, interact with different types of curated learning content. A learning portal organizes all your stuff.

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Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

Learning portals are a great example of a learner-centered solution. Essentially, a learning portal is an online knowledge sharing tool. It’s a repository of content and information your learners can access anytime, anywhere. A learning portal helps learners locate the information they need quickly. And in some cases, interact with different types of curated learning content. A learning portal organizes all your stuff.

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4 Killer Examples Of Learning Portals For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Usage of learning portals for corporate training initiatives is gaining momentum. In this article, I share 4 examples of how you can use them for both formal and informal learning to increase employee engagement. Learning Portals For Corporate Training: What Are Their Key Characteristics? Learning portals are knowledge repositories featuring learning paths, and they are designed to meet specific initiatives. Social learning.

Why Adopt Microlearning – 15 Questions Answered

Adobe Captivate

This article addresses 15 questions on microlearning covering its definition, benefits, usage, impact, and why you should adopt it. Why Adopt Microlearning? Both these raise questions on how your learning strategy should be updated to offset these challenges. Then there’s the “Forgetting curve” too that postulates that we forget nearly 80% of what we learn in 30 days if there is no reinforcement. As the name suggests, microlearning is learning in micro bites.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. 12 Adoption Strategies for Web 2.0 Why We Don’t Care About Information Overload - HarvardBusiness.org , December 8, 2009. The Two-Day Total Twitter Immersion - You Learn Something New Every Day , December 6, 2009.

Free eBook: eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

eLearning Trends and Predictions for 2018 is a free eBook designed to provide pointers on trends and predictions that you can use to enhance or create your Learning and Performance Ecosystem. As the Chief Learning Strategist at EI Design, I have had the privilege of working with L&D teams across the world. The last 4-5 years have rapid changes in the way learners want to learn and how businesses want to see and measure the impact on training spend. Social learning.

Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

Therefore, the idea of this blog is to provide an easy reference around the varied concepts in learning and development. Take this as your Learning and Development Glossary, if you may, to stay up-to-date with the times. Agile Learning. It became widely adopted in the 1990s.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

We are going through a phase of significant and rapid “ learning transformation “. This has led to an adoption of new, immersive approaches to creating impactful learning that can lead to the required performance gain. We also see that L&D teams are on the look-out for measures to evaluate the effectiveness of learning. As a Chief Learning Strategist, I have been part of many such opportunities across the world. Coming of age – An increase in adoption.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

EI Design

During my review of eLearning Trends for 2018, I relooked at the trends by validating their adoption from the following perspectives: Data from our customers on the adoption of these trends. Parameter 1: What trends reflect the approaches that align better with the way we learn? Additionally, the following two trends that were part of the “Emerging or Maturing—Watch out for” show the following adoption: AR/VR for immersive learning: limited adoption.

Social Learning for Engaging Learners

Ed App

Social learning is defined as learning with and from others. Social learning could be about acquiring knowledge on any topic and in any environment – while conversing casually with friends, colleagues, or through social media like Facebook or Twitter. Compelling reasons for adoption. Social learning has become part of the learning strategies in the corporate world. Utilizing social learning. Essentials of a social learning portal.

The LMS – Will It Survive?

Upside Learning

Reading these posts and the comments on these posts made me think if the LMS is looking at its own end or does it still add enough value to a company’s training/learning function. The concerns raised against the LMS being something out of 90’s or being outdated and no longer required in today’s learning environment cannot be universally applied to the varied situations and systems out there. Only when all learning is informal is there a case for the LMS to be dead.

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What to Do With a Broken LMS

CLO Magazine

Dated learning and management systems may seem to be more trouble than they’re worth, but deciding whether to buy or build a new system requires leaders to consider all the angles. Most large organizations rely on a learning management system (LMS) to run and support their enterprise’s learning programs. There are a few common scenarios: • Build a learning portal — keep legacy LMS. • Buy a learning portal — keep legacy LMS.

Getting Started With Self-Directed Learning (SDL) – Featuring A Case Study

EI Design

L&D teams can leverage on Self-Directed Learning (SDL) to create a vibrant, learning organization. In this article, I touch upon what SDL is, its key characteristics, and how you can create a culture of self-directed learning in your organization. What Is Self-Directed Learning? In simple terms, the self-directed learning approach is all about transferring the onus of learning to the learner(rather than the instructor/teacher.

9 Formats of Performance Support Tools (PSTs)

EI Design

From providing just-in-time learning to assisting employees with on-the-job support, Performance Support Tools bring the required agility to corporate trainings. Here are 9 examples of Performance Support Tools that can be used to boost formal trainings: Mobile Apps for just-in-time information. Videos and interactive videos for instant information. Whiteboard animations for long-term retention of information. PSTs and Learning & Perform

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support by Jolene on January 21, 2011 in Informal Learning , eLearning , mobile learning , performance support In his blog post Social Learning and the Exobrain , Simon Bostok (prolific and thought-provoking blogger at Hypergogue ), declares: The smart people in learning have been talking about shifting pretty much everything to Performance Support.

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Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. It’s all a matter of learning, but it’s not the sort of learning that is the province of training departments, workshops, and classrooms. You are learning to learn how to become the person you wrote the obit for. It’s learning to know versus learning to be. Most of what we learn, we learn by interacting with others.

How You Can Use Social Learning To Engage Your Learners

EI Design

Although the social learning phenomenon is catching up, many in the learning sphere are not sure of its impact owing to misconceptions around it and lack of data to showcase its impact. This article outlines how you can use social learning effectively to engage your learners. How Can You Use Social Learning To Engage Learners? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others and is not bound by a specific type of learning.

Improve Your L&D with 2018’s Mobile Learning Trends

Continu

It’s hard to keep up with mobile learning trends. To make sure you’re getting the most out of your learning and development budget, you’ll want to keep up with what’s happening in the industry. In 2018, we’re starting to see mobile learning trends that echo some of the trends in marketing. But when you realize that marketing and training both focus on delivering information and getting people to take action, you start to see parallels. Bite-Sized Learning.

Creating Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning – Featuring Microlearning Videos

EI Design

The last few years have seen a significant increase in the use of social learning for employee training. In this article, I share the benefits of social learning and show you how you can use microlearning videos as an effective social learning tool. How To Create Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning – Featuring Microlearning Videos. Technology that can easily promote informal learning. What Is Social Learning? Social Learning

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

QuoDeck

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. They prompt them to adopt new or better approaches that: Keep the learners engaged. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. Learning Engagement Platforms – LXP Learner Analytics Big Data-Reporting and Analytics.

Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

they expect it, informal, interruption, necessary eLearning invented J.I.T. Contextual learning. Get you ready to apply a holistic learning ecosystem at your own org. What is a holistic learning ecosystem? If you’re in the learning business, you should be talking to your help desk people every week! After a “course” – don’t ask “did you learn?” You learning people care way too much about training.” – we’re focused on the process and not the results.

Infographic on Top 9 Formats of Performance Support Tools

EI Design

Organizations are ready to adopt these informal learning strategies into their training and make use of PSTs with its wide range of solutions. PSTs comprise various formats and tools that can be used to offer just-in-time learning to assist employees with on-the-job support or to bring in the required agility for corporate trainings. Because of the ease of access of PSTs (anytime, anywhere learning), learners are more drawn toward this strategy.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2017

Adobe Captivate

This was exactly my objective and this article on eLearning trends and predictions for 2017 will provide several pointers that you can use to uplift your current learning strategy (better learner engagement and other measures to create the impact businesses need to see). mLearning Or Mobile Learning. Over the last 5 years, adoption of mLearning or mobile learning has been on an upswing. There will be a wider adoption of mLearning across all training needs.

5 Things We Learned at Degreed LENS Lite 2020

Degreed

Most importantly, we came away with some important — no, scratch that — vital takeaways relevant to any business, and of course the learning, HR, and talent spaces. . Learning Technology Works Best When it Helps Transform Learning Culture.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Leveraging social learning with the eLearning content is the new norm of eLearning courses. Let’s examine some top benefits of social learning in organizations. What is Social Learning?

Why Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

Adobe Captivate

While mobile learning or mLearning is being widely adopted, the challenge of how to handle the migration from Flash to HTML5 still persists. While mLearning or mobile learning adoption for new requirements has gained tremendous momentum in the last few years, you still have the challenge of what you should do with your investment that is locked in your legacy Flash courses. Facilitate application of the learning (not just knowledge acquisition).

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. They prompt them to adopt new or better approaches that: Keep the learners engaged. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. Mobile Learning. Informal Learning. Social Learning.

Free eBook—Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

EI Design

I looked at the trends from a different viewpoint—one that maps to the reasons why you should adopt any of these trends. Here is the list of the 4 parameters that I used: Parameter 1: What trends reflect the approaches that align better with the way we learn? Additionally, the following two trends that were part of the “Emerging or Maturing—Watch out for” show the following levels of adoption: Limited adoption: AR/VR for immersive learning. Mobile Learning.

Virtual Reality In eLearning – Using VR As A Microlearning Nugget For Induction And Onboarding

Adobe Captivate

It shows you how the VR based approach can create an immersive learning experience. Earlier in the year, in my eBook on eLearning Trends and Predictions for 2018 , I had highlighted the potential of AR/VR to create immersive learning experiences. Here is the extract from my eBook: AR/VR For Immersive Learning. Without any doubt, AR/VR provides one of the most immersive learning experiences. The initial approach featured: Learning portal. Mobile learning.

Why Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

EI Design

While mobile learning or mLearning is being widely adopted, the challenge of how to handle the migration from Flash to HTML5 still persists. While mLearning or mobile learning adoption for new requirements has gained tremendous momentum in the last few years, you still have the challenge of what you should do with your investment that is locked in your legacy Flash courses. Facilitate application of the learning (not just knowledge acquisition).

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2017

EI Design

This was exactly my objective and this article on eLearning trends and predictions for 2017 will provide several pointers that you can use to uplift your current learning strategy (better learner engagement and other measures to create the impact businesses need to see). mLearning Or Mobile Learning. Over the last 5 years, adoption of mLearning or mobile learning has been on an upswing. There will be a wider adoption of mLearning across all training needs.

LMSs that kick-ass: Latitude

Janet Clarey

They feel the best way to address social, informal learning (powered by social media) is not to integrate it into an LMS. A: Kurt Crisman - Incorporating social media tools directly into the an LMS assumes that is the best way to achieve the benefits of these tools for both formal and informal learning. However, LMSs are really better at managing prescribed learning, either mandated or suggested from the top of the organization.

Virtual Reality In eLearning – Using VR As A Microlearning Nugget For Induction And Onboarding

EI Design

It shows you how the VR based approach can create an immersive learning experience. Earlier in the year, in my eBook on eLearning Trends and Predictions for 2018 , I had highlighted the potential of AR/VR to create immersive learning experiences. Here is the extract from my eBook: AR/VR For Immersive Learning. Without any doubt, AR/VR provides one of the most immersive learning experiences. The initial approach featured: Learning portal. Mobile learning.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

EI Design

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. They prompt them to adopt new or better approaches that: Keep the learners engaged. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. Mobile Learning. Informal Learning. Social Learning.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it.

Migrate To HTML5 – Responsive Or Mobile-Friendly eLearning To Create High Impact Learning Experiences

Adobe Captivate

Organizations worldwide are looking at migrating their legacy Flash course to HTML5 to support mobile learning. The studies clearly show adoption of mobile learning or mLearning will be the new standard in online training. As you plan for the migration of legacy courses to mobile learning or you embark on creation of Responsive or Mobile-friendly eLearning, you can choose from two approaches : Approach 1 : Mobile – friendly designs.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Although everyone learns most from their mistakes, it does save a lot of money if you keep some tips in the back of your mind. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Learning results in physical changes to the brain and these changes are unique to each individual. What is an online learning community?

At The Water Cooler of Learning

Marcia Conner

We have become obsessed with formal learning in the workplace. In our zeal to learn, we have transferred the formal model of learning into the collective mind of our corporations. Even e-learning is simply less-expensive formal learning at a distance. The only way to attract, improve, and retain those assets is to offer learning. Learning makes brains physically bigger. Learning also makes them smarter. Sometimes people do learn.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. awards program was first implemented to formalize the recommendation and purchase process for the e-learning community. Research indicated 85 percent of readers had recommended an e-learning solution to a peer over the most recent 12-month period, and 61 percent claimed that award recognition “impacts their decision” to consider a product or service. The “Best of E-learning!”