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Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic. Often, when referred to in a business sense, AGILE strategies tend to focus on more project management or software development areas (such as with achieving continuous improvement, maintaining scope, increasing flexibility, obtaining team inputs, and with delivering high-quality products) than on instructional design strategies. Does this model support or hinder the learning experience?

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How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ). Therefore, it is quite natural for these to be touted as one of the best forms of performance support for today’s workplaces.

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HOW PERFORMANCE SUPPORT APPS ARE FARING IN TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ) The above quote is from our interview with Charles Jennings. How are companies (big and small) around the world leveraging mobile technologies for performance support today?

Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

Your team learns informally all the time. You can support those efforts for more learning bang for your buck. With a shift in your views about what learning is, you can still build a powerful learning organization and demonstrate the value to executives at the same time. A native of New Zealand, Paul Matthews has always applied the practical, no-nonsense approach he learned growing up on a farm to his work in the corporate world. Informal coaching.

Learning Technology: How it can support workers to deliver results

Docebo

Learning and development’s future is set to be impacted by three key factors. . For L&D to remain relevant, we need to develop new, business-focused and technology-enabled ways to support workers (and how they work) to deliver business results. This blog will explore the growing need for smart learning technologies and the actionable solutions they will empower L&D professionals to implement. . The Impact of Learning Technology So Far. Formalizing the Informal.

The Secret to Connecting Online Training to Business Performance

Docebo

In the book 70:20:10 Towards 100% Performance , author Jos Arets outlines Fredrick Winslow Taylor’s influence on the concept of separating learning and working. . Across the corporate learning landscape, this theory established an overly-formalized approach to learning that ignored the potential impact of informal learning. . The other 90% is made up of 20% social learning and 70% on-the-job, experiential learning. .

Learning and Performance: Get Angry, Make Changes

Innovative Learning Group

Three Ways to Streamline Employee Performance Improvement. “I’m I know I’m not the first person to say this; check out the work of various learning industry thought-leaders 1. What’s more, I personally love to learn! But there’s learning to know and there’s learning to perform. In the world of workplace learning, it’s the latter we primarily need to do, right? They don’t need to be enticed or — most especially — forced to learn.

Learning and Performance: Get Angry, Make Changes

Innovative Learning Group

I know I’m not the first person to say this; check out the work of various learning industry thought-leaders 1. What’s more, I personally love to learn! But there’s learning to know and there’s learning to perform. In the world of workplace learning, it’s the latter we primarily need to do, right? People old enough to hold down a full-time job are old enough to know when they need information (i.e., Provide most learning on the job.

Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)

Xyleme

In other words, learning needs to go Agile. So how do Training Vendors help training organizations go agile: they adopt Agile Development. Agile Development is an approach where vendors deliver very fast, iterative product development through close collaboration with its user base (i.e. According to McKinsey & Company : “ This agility can deliver new systems and capabilities in a matter of weeks or months instead of years.

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Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. What is Learning and Development?

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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. So welcome to performance support. To support, not teach. Today’s session: Fundamental principles and practices of performer support Help you begin the journey of applying them. Get you ready to apply a holistic learning ecosystem at your own org. What is a holistic learning ecosystem? After a “course” – don’t ask “did you learn?”

High Performance Learning with 70-20®

Fort Hill Company

70-20 Conversation with Sarah Yamagata, Head of Learning & Development. Question 1: Describe an innovation you or your team have recently implemented involving experiential and/or social learning. Areas of focus include developing market mastery and specialization across the board, as well as building a strong leadership and management pipeline to support rapid growth. Question 3: What was your team’s greatest insight or learning from the experience?

“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. Agile and adaptable: Agility here is more than just adapting to change. One needs to be agile, adaptive, and vigilant to operate in this zone.

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning. G et Out of the Training Business , my most recent column for Chief Learning Officer, called for the abolition of corporate training departments. Learning.

A Dozen Ways To Promote Informal Learning

CLO Magazine

Most learning does not happen in a classroom or online. It happens informally, between employees and peer groups. Learning management systems and learning content management systems are the centerpiece for many learning departments, but most organizations are unaware that these systems have capabilities to support informal learning. Learning leaders can support informal learning within systems, but all solutions are not rooted in technology.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. Given this context, I have tried to explain what #wol entails for those like me who might be trying to spread the approach, believe in the fundamental philosophy of transparency and open work, and wish to empower everyone with a simple yet powerful learning tool for self-driven learning.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Infographic on Top 9 Formats of Performance Support Tools

EI Design

Performance Support Tools or PSTs are known to effectively bridge the gap between knowledge acquisition and knowledge application. Also, with the rise of the millennial workforce, Performance Support Tools are now the main focus in enhancing employee performance and bringing in a positive ROI on training. They can be used as a supplement to formal training and impact employee performance to a whole new level. PSTs and Learning & Perform

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Orientation in Agile Learning Design

Big Dog, Little Dog

This is the third in a series of posts on Agile Learning Design: Post 1 - Agile Design: An Ethos for Creating Learning Platforms. Post 2 - Planning in Agile Learning Design. In the early 70's, three similar, but different, concepts emerged on the importance of orientation and learning — Boyd's OODA Loop, Double Loop Learning, and After Action Reviews. Chris Argyris coined the term "Double Loop Learning" and "Single Loop Learning.

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Selection in Agile Learning Design

Big Dog, Little Dog

This is the fifth in a series of posts on Agile Learning Design: Post 1 - Agile Design: An Ethos for Creating Learning Platforms. Post 2 - Planning in Agile Learning Design. Post 3 - Orientation in Agile Learning Design. Post 4 - Designing Agile Learning. The fourth concept of PODSI (Plan, Orientation, Design, Select, & Iterate) is selecting and developing the learning objects that best promotes learning.

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LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Jay Cross & Clark Quinn’s LearnTrends session on Reinventing Organizational Learning. Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. Need to be more agile & change. If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. Clark: “we’re the people who’ve retained our love of learning despite our education&#.

With L&D in Focus, Here is How an LXP can Help Achieve Desired Outcomes and Improve Performance

Origin Fractal LXP

There has never been a greater focus on Learning & Development in the workplace than now, and has been so since last year. A report by LinkedIn Learning concludes that L&D’s seat at the C-suite table for 2021 is secure. Employee coaching, performance and productivity .

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. These are essentially “pull” and collaborative learning modes and cannot be imposed. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

In another related HBR article with an interesting title, We Should Want Robots to Take Some Jobs , the writer makes a valid point: “ In the task-centered economy humans have no value beyond the tasks they perform. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce?

The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model

Learning Wire

The most consistent challenge for L&D leaders throughout the past 20 years has been the need to prove the ROI of learning investments and thus prove their contribution to strategic business goals. BV: Academic proof for the value and business contributions of L&D has been found by the new CrossKnowledge powered research initiative the CrossKnowledge Learning Institute (CLI), in collaboration with the Maastricht University. The context of the Learning Performance Model.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Mobile Learning : Why Microlearning is more Effective for Impatient Millennials

Hurix Digital

Short is beautiful when its mobile learning, more so when you have to remember what you read on digital screens having palm sized dimensions for content display. In fact, micro-learning is a trend that is here to stay, more so in the face of the facts that have come to light regarding the learning and retention habits of the new generation. So is shorter more effective to address the challenges of dwindling attention spans and distractions?

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve been thinking a lot about the future of workplace Learning and Development* (L&D) or, more specifically, about the evolution of the workplace and the changing role of L&D in it. blog ), along with several others, write often about how the globally connected workplace is changing the nature of both work and learning. Jay notes in The principles of learning that Henschel’s lessons are still valid today.

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LearnTrends Tweetstream backchannel

Jay Cross

Feature | Block yuuhey RT @jackiegerstein : mLearnopedia – [link] – blogs, activities, research, resources for mobile learning – #learntrends -4:15 PM Nov 18th, 2009. voicethread, thinkingworlds, inxpo, odijoo, caspian learning, 5 moments of need – #learntrends -3:21 PM Nov 18th, 2009. Feature | Block VKunze RT @jaycross : RT @psychemath : “Mobile Learning&# is coming up on #learntrends. Tags: Informal Learning

Upskilling Next-Gen Leaders: Why, How, and What Skills Are Needed

Degreed

out of 10 when rated on their performance and skills. Simultaneously, there’s an increased demand for empathetic leadership styles that understand people perform best when all of their needs and concerns are taken care of. Effective communication. Agility.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. The current failure of organizations to integrate social learning stems from their bolt-on strategy.

Who are Instructional Designers? The existential dilemma.

ID Reflections

PS = Performance Support d. Role: Instructional Designer: Exp: 5-9 yrs Qualification: Any Graduate Job Profile: 1.The candidate should understand instructional design theories and models and should effectively apply them to develop eLearning content. 2.You should analyze client requirements, assess learner profiles, and design teaching/learning models that are tailor made for the target audience. 5.Professionals from the E-Learning industry are preferred.

SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

Don Tapscott (italics mine) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. The current failure of organizations to integrate social learning stems from their bolt-on strategy.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: The Differences Between HCM, LMS, and LXP

Degreed

In fact, the enterprise software market has correspondingly grown in size and complexity — and the learning technology market is no exception. According to a recent study by RedThread Research, there are over 250 learning technology vendors in the marketplace today.

Flexing Your Tools to Create Maximum-Impact Online Training

Mindflash

The management and administration tool of choice is often a Learning Management System (LMS). Take your LMS’s functionality into full consideration to make maximum organizational impact via your learning solutions. Teaching Formally vs. Informally. People tend to have a preference for formal learning (instructor-directed) or informal learning (experiential, self-directed, impromptu learning). What features in the modern LMS support it?

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. Asynchronous Learning.

5 eLearning Trends Leading to the End of the Learning Management System

easygenerator

With so many changes underway, it is time to re-examine the direction of learning and more specifically of eLearning. Outlined below are the major shifts I identify in eLearning and the greater landscape of learning and technology. The driving force of this new era of eLearning is the availability of information – as we each live, work, learn and develop in the cloud. I believe this will lead to an end of the corporate Learning Management System (LMS) within 5 years.

Moving from distance learning to learning distanced: Building human capabilities in times of disruption and social distancing

CLO Magazine

With classroom delivery not being an available option, many organizations scrambled to provide learning to either partially remote or entirely remote workforces. This new way of working and learning will likely never revert to our previous reliance on office and classroom environments.