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. A learning portal helps learners locate the information they need quickly. And in some cases, interact with different types of curated learning content. If your organization hasn’t already, it may be time to adopt a learning portal as part of your next training initiative.

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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. A learning portal helps learners locate the information they need quickly. And in some cases, interact with different types of curated learning content. If your organization hasn’t already, it may be time to adopt a learning portal as part of your next training initiative.

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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. Learning path/learning journey.

Why You Should Adopt Learning Portals For Employee Engagement

EI Design

Learning portals are a great fit for formal training, performance support, and social learning. Their adoption to increase the effectiveness of training is finally gaining momentum. Learning Portals: Why You Should Adopt Them To Boost Employee Engagement. Learning portals are repositories that have various learning resources ranging from online courses, assets for performance support , and other supporting learning aids.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

I really enjoy following the learning frontier, reading about and analyzing the latest developments in learning tools and methodologies. Augmented reality has a potential to revolutionize learning because of its ability to overlay helpful information not normally seen by the naked eye onto the objects we view. Learnist describes itself as a tool for “people helping other people learn. Learn something, teach something.”

7 Tips To Create Learning Portals For Employee Training

EI Design

L&D teams are on the constant lookout for effective approaches that help learners acquire learning, apply the acquired learning successfully on the job, and perform better. These teams prefer methods that are engaging and provide sticky learning experiences. Learning Portals for employee training are one of the approaches that can be used to meet this requirement. Learners can access the learning journey on the go and on multiple devices.

7 Tips To Create Learning Portals For Employee Training That (Actually) Work

EI Design

If you are looking for ways to create engaging learning experiences that motivate learners to come back for more, learning portals for employee training are a must-have. In this article, I share 7 tips to create learning portals that actually work. How To Create Effective Learning Portals For Employee Training. They want to adopt approaches that create engaging and sticky learning experiences, and motivate learners to come back for more.

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.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. 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. Let’s examine some top benefits of social learning in organizations.

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. The advent of social media technology. What Is Social Learning?

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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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.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. Back in the early 2000′s, LMSs often had content mgt features built within their system, but called themselves learning management systems. Today, however more and more learning management systems are bringing into content management features, inc. Social Learning – 57.1%.

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

Adobe Captivate

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.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. Some are actually adopting new digital practices with lightning speed. 3) Learning and Business Services. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources.

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 Examples Of Gamification Strategies For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will highlight why you should adopt gamification strategies for your varied training needs. Usage of gamification strategies for corporate training, particularly for serious learning to meet specific learning outcomes, is more than a buzz today. Throughout its journey and evolution over the last five years, gamification is a significant part of any organizational learning strategy today and is clearly reshaping corporate training.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

While there are a couple of vendors out there who have incorporated e-mail that can go to outside to people, rather than just within the learning management product, the overall space isn’t doing it. Backup your computer’s hard drive – used by early adopters, but the general mass wasn’t using it for this reason. I see this as one of the most important features for any learning management system, open source or commercial. E-Learning 24/7.

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Myth #5: Social and workplace learning are the same as 70:20:10

Docebo

Are you embracing experiential learning for 70:20:10, or just adding learning to work? Yet another common misconception swirling around the 70:20:10 learning model is that companies can cherry pick a few experiential learning components, and apply them to their informal and social learning strategies , either on or off the cloud LMS, and expect to see the same results had they adopted a fully-integrated 70:20:10 approach.

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[Webinar] 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success

Adobe Captivate

Join us for this free webinar hosted by Asha Pandey, the Chief Learning Strategist at EI Design, on how these challenges can be mitigated as you adopt a blended or a fully online induction and onboarding approach. Registration Link: 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success. Step 3: Going digital – Adopting learning strategies that work. Mobile Learning. Video Based Learning.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access social media sites out of the workplace. Social Learning.

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.

Designing Intelligent eLearning

Origin Learning

We were among the early adopters of new-gen technologies and integrated Augmented and Virtual Reality solutions in some of our eLearning projects. The all-conquering smartphone and the rise of mobile learning was a trend that our core team believed would eventually become mainstream. This has now come true and the number of organizations investing in mobile learning solutions and learning apps is steadily increasing. Gamification, Videos, and Learning Nuggets.

Free eBook: 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success

EI Design

This free eBook, 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success, shows you how you can use immersive learning strategies including Virtual Reality (VR) to enhance the impact of your induction and onboarding training. Why You Should Read ‘7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success’ We are aware of the time and effort (and costs) involved in the recruitment process.

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.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access social media sites out of the workplace. Social Learning.

How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

This article outlines how you can use Mobile Learning to increase employee engagement and boost employee performance. Using Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance . Mobile learning or mLearning involves the use of mobile technology to enable learning anytime and anywhere on mobile devices at the learners’ own pace. Just about everything has gone mobile today and Learning is no exception. How learners want to learn.

10 Best LMS For Small Business

ProProfs

Establishing a culture of learning is one of the possible solutions. For this, you need to use the right tool for continuous learning and improvement. Watch: What is a Learning Management System. This will set the tone for learning in your organization. Blended Learning.

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. Webcasts and Podcasts for easy, downloadable reference to watch/learn on-the-go. Using Performance Support Tools , businesses can accelerate the learning process and its eventual application on the job. PSTs and Learning & Perform

Gamification Trends in 2019 – Packed with Tips and Ideas You Can Use

EI Design

Gamification is the use of principles and key elements of gaming to deliver the required learning objectives. The key elements of the Game mechanics that are a part of Gamification for learning include: While “Have fun as you learn” resonates well with learners, these approaches are often looked at with skepticism by the corporates. Gamification adds fun to learning but does not drive learner performance. Gamification Trend #1: Maturing of Gamification for learning.

5 Examples On How To Convert Induction And Onboarding Program To Blended Or Fully Online Training

Adobe Captivate

Face-to-face, facilitated sessions have been the traditional approach to induct and onboard employees, as the human touch (learning directly from peers and seniors) helps them understand the organizational dynamics and its value proposition, quickly and effectively. We will identify these aspects, and then see how these challenges can be mitigated if you adopt a blended or a fully online Induction and Onboarding approach. High engagement quotient and sticky learning experience.

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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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.

Top 29 Learning Management System Features You Should Consider

LearnUpon

You’ll want to find a platform that will sit at the heart of your entire learning ecosystem, engaging your learners and accelerating business growth. To put it simply, you need a learning management system (LMS). And, you may want to replicate that structure in your learning platform.

Top 29 Learning Management System Features You Should Consider

LearnUpon

You’ll want to find a platform that will sit at the heart of your entire learning ecosystem, engaging your learners and accelerating business growth. To put it simply, you need a learning management system (LMS). And, you may want to replicate that structure in your learning platform.

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.

5 Effective Strategies for Gamification at Work

Hurix Digital

When done right, it makes training more successful as it makes learning more fun, more engaging, more immersive and more practical. Gamification makes learning difficult concepts easy and fun by allowing learners to exercise their skills in virtual settings before practicing them in real-time situations. So why should you adopt gamification at work ? Related: How to Setup Effective Game-Based Learning for Enterprises. Related: Top 10 Advantages of Game-Based Learning.

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.

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).