Key Takeaways from the LinkedIn 2019 Workplace Learning Report

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The third annual Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn is here. Key findings from the Workplace Learning Report from the LinkedIn report are listed below: Spending on L&D is increasing, and budgets are growing for employee development. The Problem of Skills Gap.

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

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This article addresses three common problems found in training and discusses how MOOCs provide solutions to these problems. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged. Problem 2: It is unclear if learning is actually taking place.

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How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

In fact, the four most in-demand skills are critical thinking, complex problem solving, judgment and decision-making, and active listening. In this model, students learn the content in a real-world environment and are assessed using real-world problems.

Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

Learning facilitated by information technologies and problem solving skill enhanced by digital tools, is gaining momentum since last decade. Previous research and studies have evaluated the impact of training videos on learning outcomes, specifically problem solving skills production [4].

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

At LinkedIn, for example, the L&D team gathered success stories from across the. LinkedIn Learning (2017), ‘How to Overcome Top Challenges to Advance your Learning Culture’ 3 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. problems for you further down the line. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1). The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

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Rackspace Solves its Recruitment Problems

Your Training Edge

To solve this problem, Rackspace is launching the Open Cloud Academy. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: In its race with Amazon, Rackspace Hosting’s struggle over the open-source cloud computing has been epic. The two firms compete heavily with each other over the emergence of each of there computing platforms. Rackspace has promoted its OpenStack platform to corporate clients, just as Amazon has been doing.

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

While there will be a continued need for formal training that meets specific learning outcomes, there is a clear need to create platforms for informal or social learning where learners can network, share, collaborate, and exchange ideas on problem-solving.

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Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


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Slaying giants

Learning with e's

A key problem he suggests, emerges from the 'Free Culture' movement described by Lawrence Lessig. Organisations who do not wake up and adopt these new business models will be in danger of suffering a similar fate to previously unassailable corporate giants such as Kodak.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

But the problem is, I’m NOT starting over. So adoption could be quite fast. DE: Compared to LinkedIn… I love LinkedIn as a way to stay connected (if someone changes jobs, they may not update me, but they’ll update LinkedIn), as a way to make new contacts (if I can find someone with a friend in common, I can arrange an introduction), and as a way to stay current (groups and discussions). They never really took off with LinkedIn.

Supercharge Corporate Training Goals to Drive Success

Absorb LMS

Most executives would eagerly adopt a strategy that would empower employees to feel—and be—more productive, more engaged and more successful. The LinkedIn report found that 94% of employees say they are more likely to stay at a company that invests in their learning and development.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

But the problem is, I’m NOT starting over. So adoption could be quite fast. DE: Compared to LinkedIn… I love LinkedIn as a way to stay connected (if someone changes jobs, they may not update me, but they’ll update LinkedIn), as a way to make new contacts (if I can find someone with a friend in common, I can arrange an introduction), and as a way to stay current (groups and discussions). They never really took off with LinkedIn.

How to Reach Your Competency Management Objectives in the Age of AI


Earlier this month, LinkedIn released its third annual LinkedIn Emerging Jobs list, highlighting the fastest-growing jobs around the world. The flip side of AI adoption and automation is the need for employees to master the soft skills required to do their jobs.

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Why Soft Skills are Critical to the Success of a Learning and Development Professional

Your Training Edge

A LinkedIn study found that 58% of the hiring managers believe that the lack of soft skills in candidates is limiting their companies’ productivity. LinkedIN: [link]. The business environment in the 21 st century is fast-paced and continuously changing.

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“We’ve Always Done It This Way” and Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

We’ve always done it this way” syndrome is rampant in companies, especially regarding adopting new technology, and it can be difficult to overcome. But while adopting a new way of doing things can be painful for some, it must happen for businesses to survive and grow into the future.

How to Get Executive Buy-In for New LMS Technology

Absorb LMS

Executives won’t endorse a program that doesn’t solve a problem or isn’t easily adopted by your employees.

How eLearning is Changing the Way Training Companies Train

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An increasing number of learning and development initiatives are adopting this training method. Sometime in 2015, LinkedIn acquired, an online education company with a vision to create “economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce, which is north of 3 billion people.”

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

Motion sickness can still be a problem, but most people can tolerate it for periods of up to 30 minutes’ time. Mobile is no longer new, but it does appear to be “stuck” with adoption not proliferating as trend watchers predicted back in 2010, 2011, and 2012.

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8 New Steps That You Need to Showcase Your Learning Platform


Research from LinkedIn has found that CEOs most want to see the business impact, followed by ROI. The problem is, only 8% of CEOs say they see the business impact from their L&D programs, and only 4% say they see ROI.

Is the Corporate University Dead?

Your Training Edge

It utilizes performance consultants to discover and understand business problems and delivers content, resources, programs, references and more. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

The problem is as competition grows and the industry shrinks, we will see consolidation–as is typical in most technology industries. Think of the huge self-paced learning purchase of by LinkedIn for $1.5 Death of Self-Pace eLearning.

What a MOOC Is and What It Isn’t

Your Training Edge

He stepped back from the idea that MOOCs could solve all of education’s problems after Udacity’s courses didn’t perform nearly as well as expected in a pilot program at San Jose State University. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. After reading this, I started thinking about this new LinkedIn utility I recently installed. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

Since increasing number of organizations and enterprises are adopting novel training models for support higher productivity and profit generation objectives, it has led the industry towards great diversity in terms of training needs and requirements.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

Here is where the problem becomes immediately evident: with cloud-based resources, Khan Academy videos, mobile learning applications, social media, and so on, most of our learning activities don’t actually take place inside an LMS.


Will Crypto-Currencies replace Cash?

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The time this prediction was raised, since then many believe that it is not realistic, given a very slow adoption of the crypto currency. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

Your Training Edge

Incorporate projects and other real-world problem solving. Use case studies, simulations, and other forms of real-world problem solving to get learners to interact with the content, and with one another. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

13 Megatrends in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

I’ve touched on many of these trends before, but over the course of the next several weeks, we’ll look at each of these trends in turn, defining them, describing where we are in the process, and identifying challenges in their adoption. Adoption at Corporate Universities. MOOCs are starting to be adopted in corporate universities from tech companies to the manufacturing industry to the financial sector. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

Your Training Edge

In one of my last posts, I have already explained the significance of video training for learning and problem solving skill development among the learners. This enhances learner’s engagement and, thus improves problem solving skills.

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The Learning Curve and The Pivot Point

The Performance Improvement Blog

This post by David Grebow first appeared in LinkedIn Pulse on November 15, 2015. And that was the problem we uncovered. What is adopted needs to be tested and expanded upon – in a sense relearned in a new context – and goes through a series of similar, shorter learning curves. “We

Megatrends in MOOCs: #2 Facilitating Learning Organizations

Your Training Edge

Today, with business moving and things changing so quickly, the only way for a company to even keep pace with the competition is by ensuring that its employees at all levels are constantly updating their knowledge and skills, challenging the status quo, and looking for new solutions to problems.

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Instead of just telling them “here’s a new technology and how do we use it, you should discuss with them their challenges, problems, frustrations and the things they are looking as negative while using such technolog y. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

Fear of using Gamification in Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

It has been acknowledged by the experts that the next wave of innovation in education won’t come from dumping technology on the problem. Due to such observed experiences, Gartner predicts that 8o percent of non gamified workplaces would be reluctant to adopt gamification.

How to Choose the Right MOOC for Your Employees

Your Training Edge

After a couple of years of waiting to see where the online course trajectory was going, companies are starting to embrace MOOCs as a practical, economical, and effective solution to their growing training problems. On the other hand, do they need to learn more in-depth problem-solving skills?