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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Learning Portals: Why You Should Be An Early Adopter

Kineo

That’s why my first iPhone was the 3GS, meaning I waited 3 whole years after the first iPhone before adopting. My friends and family didn’t get it – they were used to me having the latest and greatest technology before anyone else. I still remember the day I was forced to get my first iPhone. Yes, forced. It was with great dread and doubt that I signed the dotted line and committed myself to the new era of computing.

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Learning Portals: Why You Should Be An Early Adopter

Kineo

That’s why my first iPhone was the 3GS, meaning I waited 3 whole years after the first iPhone before adopting. My friends and family didn’t get it – they were used to me having the latest and greatest technology before anyone else. I still remember the day I was forced to get my first iPhone. Yes, forced. It was with great dread and doubt that I signed the dotted line and committed myself to the new era of computing.

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Adopting e-Learning: Tips for reaping business benefits out of your elearning initiative

G-Cube

The growth of the e-learning industry has been massive in the last decade. With the evolution of communication and development technologies, e-learning has become cost effective and more accessible. The global e-learning market is worth 91 million dollars, with an anticipated 20% growth per annum. While this is good news for all, the flipside of it is that organizations are often uncertain about which technology-aided learning to choose.

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.”

Learning Transformation: 4 Best Practices

Vitalyst

All this month, we have examined corporate learning from different angles—how it’s changing, what’s driving the change, and the benefits it can deliver to employees and businesses. As we’ve noted, learning leaders are the catalysts for this transformation. They need to figure out how to develop a culture that inspires employees to build habit-forming best practices for learning and development. Click to read the entire Learning Transformation series.

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Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward. Instead, they want to add value by helping you stay ahead of the technology curve. They want to be a relevant, useful voice in today’s learning community conversation. A must-read for learning technology decision makers.

Continuing Education & Technology: Equipping Your People to Tackle the Future

Everwise

Robotics, artificial intelligence, and other technological advances are changing the business world. It is easy to say that people need to keep learning throughout their careers to stay ahead of the technology curve. It may be tempting to simply leave technology to the experts, but you will do your employees a huge favor by exposing them to what technologists in your organization are doing. Connect Technology Changes to the Big Picture.

Change Management Efforts Are At The Heart Of e-Learning Success: 4 Tried And Tested Ways

G-Cube

Most modern organizations realize the many benefits of training within the organization and want to reap benefits of effective workplace learning. To ensure training efficacy, newer ways and methods like technology-aided learning are being adopted. But implementing e-learning on an organization-wide basis entails a lot of changes within a structure of the workplace as well as the mind-set of employees.

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How Real Industry Harnessed the Power of Online Education

Kadenze

Established in 2014 by Jay LeBoeuf, the non-profit organization Real Industry aims to provide aspiring professionals with knowledge from industry leaders in the entertainment and media technology spaces. LEARN MORE. Careers in Media Technology. LEARN MORE.

Why Moodle Customization to Reflect Your Company Branding

CommLab India

Then, why not your learning platform? Though organizations are increasingly using e-learning for corporate training, they don’t spend much time and efforts on creating their own Learning Management Systems (LMS). Your company name, logo, images, and colours will build an instant connect with your employees who take the online learning. They need to feel at home while learning, so customization is necessary. Learning Technology Moodle LMS Customization

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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Financial Inclusion Certification Program – A Case Study

ID Mentors

And the training goal was to encourage them to adopt financial planning and become active participants in making their village financially literate. Not an easy goal, but at ID Mentors, we are always up to a challenge because that’s what keeps us learning and evolving as Instructional Design professionals. . The learning duration – about 20 hours in total, for an audience not used to formal education. Training delivery using technology, given the scale of the project.

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.

Transforming Training Through E-Learning In India

G-Cube

E-Learning is transforming education sector in a very innovative manner. Any age group can get the best benefit of e-learning and excel in their chosen career path. The presence of an instructor is not required and learners can decide their own time and venue for learning. This provides a great amount of flexibility for the learner, allowing learning to fit in within their busy lives. e-Learning

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.

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.

LMS – Before the Launch

Upside Learning

Just as technology changes, so should approaches. Through my experience of implementing LMS systems it became quickly obvious to me that regardless of technology – having the greatest system money could buy and setting it up in the most effective way possible was nowhere near as important as getting the end users engaged in using the system. Now, go learn something new…… Learning Management Learning Management System LMS

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Celebrating 9 Glorious Years Of Learning!

Upside Learning

So this time around when we, the Marketing team, sat down to brainstorm on the possible ways to commemorate this beautiful journey, we knew exactly what we wanted to highlight – the values and qualities that personify Upside Learning. And what better way than to leverage the latest web designing technology – Parallax Scrolling? So here it is – Celebrating 9 Glorious Years Of Learning.

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. Webcasts and Podcasts for easy, downloadable reference to watch/learn on-the-go. PSTs and Learning & Perform

Optimizing Your LMS to Enhance Learner Experience

eThink Education

Learning & Development (L&D) has become one of the most important elements of the HR industry in recent years. Evaluating Your Learning Ecosystem to Enhance Learner Experience. Learning Technologies and Tools. Prepare Your Learning Platform for the Future.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars! Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

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. What Is Social Learning?

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Learners can acquire qualifications or develop new skills using electronic devices such as a laptop, mobile device or tablet, accessing educational material often delivered through a learning management system (LMS) which is hosted online. With the ongoing development of the internet and the advancement in elearning technologies, the way in which learners learn will continue to evolve into the future. Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning.

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.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

What always stuns me are vendors who state they know what their learners want, but in reality have no clue, because they themselves do not see the technology and its usage among the masses. 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. Innovation drives the market (regardless if it is e-learning or not).

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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.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Your Training Edge

In addition to enhancing learner engagement by making learning fun , which is true in any educational, gamification has other potential benefits for businesses. In an article for CIO Magazine last year, staff writer Lauren Brousell described three ways companies are capitalizing on gamification : Keeping people coming back to the learning portal. As digital learning environments, MOOCs are ideal for incorporating game elements.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I like to imagine performance support as an Exobrain … (and, of course, that I am one of the smart people in learning … guess I will have to ask Simon about that.)

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

Continu

It’s hard to keep up with mobile learning trends. The field is new and gaining ground, so trends (and technologies) come and go quickly. 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.

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. Therefore, Learning and Development teams now more than before, need to demonstrate the impact of their training budgets on learners and business.

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.

Tips and Strategies to Create a Roadmap to Transform Your eLearning Programs

EI Design

How Can L&D Professionals Create and Use eLearning Roadmaps to Build Highly Effective Learning Programs? I share my insights on the roadmap that will help you deliver your overall mandate of achieving learning, performance improvement, or behavioral change. Learning. Focus Area #1 – Creating sticky learning experiences. The first step, on the roadmap to transforming your eLearning program, must focus on learning itself.

E-Learning on the Move at Greyhound

CLO Magazine

As Greyhound adopts e-learning programs to train its employees, the 100-year-old company proves that an old dog can use new learning methods. is in an e-learning state of mind. Last year, the bus company decided to switch from focusing on classroom sessions to e-learning programs that teach leadership skills, customer service and team cooperation when and where employees need it. Kate Everson is an associate editor at Chief Learning Officer magazine.