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Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. The difference between a classic waterfall approach and an agile one is way more than applying a different set of tools and techniques, it is a different state of mind.

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Build An Air-tight Business Case For A Learning Platform

Docebo

Get internal buy-in from your key decision makers with an air-tight business case. This means it takes time to build a learning platform business case for the enterprise. 3 Keys To Building an Airtight Business Case For a Learning Platform.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed? With things changing faster, competitors able to be more nimble, and customers getting more ‘clued in’, companies will have to be more flexible and able to adapt faster, which requires agility. Learnnovators: You’ve been Quinnovating in e-learning for over 30 years, helping your clients make the best business decisions. We can’t measure cost/time/seat if we’re not first measuring business impact.

Who are Instructional Designers? The existential dilemma.

ID Reflections

To gain personal clarity on the role of an ID in a business setting b. BA = Business Analyst c. Comments on other blog(s) regarding qualities of an ID: Perfect Behaviour 6. The business world still glances at the role of an instructional designer with skepticism.

Managing Skills in The Face of Continual Change

Docebo

Lower quality work: 37%. Inability to grow business: 29%. Creating a flexible and adaptable workforce in today’s business environment must recognize that employees will only consider variable job transition options.

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Facilitating Change for Performance Improvement & Innovation: A Discussion with Arun Pradhan

Convergence Training

To help us wrap our heads around this, we touched base with L&D guru and change agent Arun Pradhan (you may remember our earlier discussion with Arun on lifelong learning and learning agility). I’ve also got a consumer version of that to help individuals develop learning agility.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Some of you may wonder how a printed handbook could possibly compete with the networked knowledge and agile, on-demand content production of the digital world, but in this case I don’t think it’s proper to set it up as a zero-sum competition.

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How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This need is changing the way business leaders think about talent development and the core skills they need in the workforce. Yet only 6 percent say they are “highly agile today.”. The theory relies on three skills: How to systematically identify problems and ideal solutions.

Lifelong Learning & Learning to Learn (Arun Pradhan on Learning and the Jobs of the Future)

Convergence Training

It’s learning and unlearning, but it’s also having the learning agility to quickly adapt, innovate and perform through change. Arun Pradhan: Certainty, security, control, predictability and perfection… these are qualities that most of us yearn for, and even cling to, and that’s unfortunate because fundamentally, they don’t really exist. The ability to unlearn based on evidence, or even signals of change, represents true learning agility and the ability to adapt to new situations.

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Elevate Your Management Skills: Quick Start Guide to Training Your Employees Yourself

Mindflash

And, these managers are in tune with what’s happening with the business and employee performance, quickly making training course adjustments if the desired business targets are in danger of being missed. Sounds great in theory, right?

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. Traditional education isn’t producing enough qualified people to support today’s rapidly changing business needs.

Learning at Large Ep5: Using personal values to build high performing teams

Elucidat

Saberr enables entire organizations to build more agile, more effective teams. Simon: Tom, I appreciate—you’re really busy and I really appreciate you making the time for this today. So, agility is key. Today, I talk to Tom Marsden , CEO of technology company Saberr.

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Jay Cross

We are after quality, not quantity. Working smarter draws upon design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, and complexity theory. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments.

Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

But it’s always worthwhile to make time for learning, and this month there’s a great selection of free webinars to support you in your business goals. When you, your team and your business are facing these challenges, you need some added support to prepare for transformation that lies ahead.

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Top 25 websites for elearning tips

Sponge UK

Read for: A wide-ranging blog featuring inspiration from current events, trends in the industry and learning theory in general. Post frequency: One post every month Main themes: Trends, learning technology, learning theory.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) is a fundamental part of that competency because it’s linked to quality workplace relationships. Explore the role talent development leaders have in building learning agility and change management.

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Save the Learners! Build an Open and Shut Serious Game Strategy

Cinecraft

They are going to stick with it till the end and feel compelled to take it again as the Flow Theory suggests! The Flow Theory as named by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the Hungarian psychologist, is the mental state of a person being completely immersed in an activity or learning event.

A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

In today’s fast paced business and L&D – HR environment, change is our only certainty and employees are required to be agile and employable, meaning they should continuously fine-tune and develop their skillset throughout their careers (Molloy & Noe, 2010).

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

Bill Tyler, digital accessibility engineer at Optum Technology, favors a role-based approach , where testing rests with the appropriate decision-making role instead of the quality assurance team (which usually enters at the end of the development process).

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

If you are an HR professional, you will not look for a computer programmer today – you will look to hire a Ruby on Rails expert with 6-9 years of experience in Agile software development! Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business.

MicroLearning: The Bite-sized Elephant

Disprz

Business aside, have we reached that point of acceptance with Microlearning? More so in today’s times of agile setup and instant gratification. Businesses see this dip in your interest as reduced ROI! The theory has been challenged.

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

Bill Tyler, digital accessibility engineer at Optum Technology, favors a role-based approach , where testing rests with the appropriate decision-making role instead of the quality assurance team (which usually enters at the end of the development process).

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. Traditional education isn’t producing enough qualified people to support today’s rapidly changing business needs.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

If you are an HR professional, you will not look for a computer programmer today – you will look to hire a Ruby on Rails expert with 6-9 years of experience in Agile software development! Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business.

How to calculate eLearning ROI

LearnUpon

eLearning allows you to create leaner and more agile processes that benefit both course admins and learners. Hosting content online also allows updates to be made quickly in response to changing business needs. That’s enough theory for now!

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Best articles on working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs. This e-Book will help you make a broad, fundamental connection between learning, e-Learning, and your organizations mission, business objectives, and the bottom line.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Then discover specific tactics for applying all five to your organization’s business and training needs. treatment of customers and results in increased business profit. Participants will calculate the improvement in business measures as described in the case studies.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. Traditional education isn’t producing enough qualified people to support today’s rapidly changing business needs.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. Provide guidance on how to talk with your business leaders and other stakeholders about learning and argue “table stakes, not sweepstakes.” Role of skill-based learning in business training.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PST: The Business Case for Learning: Using Design Thinking to Deliver Business Results Expenditures for learning and talent development have grown significantly in the past two decades.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

But every video your business creates will need to be stored somewhere—where exactly you choose to share your recordings will make a big difference to what your team can do with those videos and how your business may leverage them in the future.

How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

And Michelle will be talking about learning organization theory. Normally I work through learning and development teams, sometimes directly with business leaders, looking at making sure that what we’re doing with learning in organizations has an impact on performance.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

This webcast covers the theory, tools, and techniques for conducting team coaching. It is still harder to measure the learning that occurs and determine whether it’s helping the organization achieve business goals. " Office Hours " by Tanel Teemusk is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

Karen Kocher: KISS and Tell at Cigna

CLO Magazine

Sometimes the best thing you can have in business is a big, fat KISS, as in, keep it simple, stupid. Her method of keeping things simple has helped others not only appreciate learning, but also ensured that it has an effect on business. Learning theories have a valuable place within the learning function, not as part of what is discussed and worked on with business and functional groups.”

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Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Free as in Freedom: The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Think Small (Iterations, Action Maps, Storyboards, and Mini-Modules) - Free as in Freedom , June 24, 2009. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. 4 Simple Tips for Recording High-Quality Audio - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 2, 2009. Business Casual , December 14, 2008. There’s nothing rapid about Rapid eLearning - Getting Down to Business , October 5, 2009.