Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. This provides an excellent opportunity to consult and partner with those types of clients to look at all of these environmental and motivational factors. By Dean Hawkinson.

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

Blog posting Analysis elearning Informal Learning professional development technologyTechnology is not the answer. Not automatically. But many executives thought it would be so, that it was a matter of selection and investment. Now, many look back on prior enthusiasms for technology-based learning with tales to tell of dashed hopes. With hindsight, they know that nothing is automatic, not even mobile learning, and that success does not come easily.

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Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

Blog posting Analysis elearning Informal Learning professional development technologyTechnology is not the answer. Not automatically. But many executives thought it would be so, that it was a matter of selection and investment. Now, many look back on prior enthusiasms for technology-based learning with tales to tell of dashed hopes. With hindsight, they know that nothing is automatic, not even mobile learning, and that success does not come easily.

Making Training Count with a Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Adobe Captivate

How to Conduct an Effective Training Needs Analysis (TNA). An effective Training Needs Analysis helps to identify real training issues in a systematic way, whilst linking these in a strategic way to the overall company strategy going forward. Internal Analysis.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Design for Learning is written by Natalie Laderas-Kilkenny, a former coworker of mine who blogs on education and technology. Tracy Hamilton writes Discovery through eLearning.

ID and eLearning Links 12/3/19

Experiencing eLearning

I share these links periodically here on my blog. Resources for Creating Branching Scenarios – E-Learning Uncovered Diane Elkin’s curated resources on creating branching scenarios, including examples, books, blog posts, and templates.

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Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0 Browse eLearning Content

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Through her blog , she shares ideas with more than 11,000 subscribers the world over. Learnnovators: You are a trustee of the Serious eLearning Manifesto (launched recently by Michael Allen, Clark Quinn, Julie Dirksen, and Will Thalheimer).

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

Is Building eLearning Internally the Right Strategy?

ThinkingKap Solutions

As you’re probably aware, all the cool kids are using eLearning for their training needs these days. While ILT is still viable for certain situations (and will be for the foreseeable future), eLearning has too many benefits to be ignored. How much eLearning will be needed?

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. Even if it’s short, take the time to conduct a needs analysis and find the true needs of your learners. Blog this!

No Excuses Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Conduct further analysis in order to determine how the training impacted the bottom line. Have your instructors create and moderate blogs that allow training participants to network and discuss their issues.

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? If you’ve been ignoring LMS vendor blogs, it’s time to take a closer look. And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs.

eLearning ROI Webinar: Register now for our event on Feb. 4, 2015

Web Courseworks

Jon Aleckson, PhD, and Andy Hicken, PhD, of WCW will discuss how to present and pitch the ROI of an eLearning initiative to an executive board or board of directors. Talking eLearning ROI shouldn’t be an intimidating process. Talking eLearning ROI Live , Interactive Webinar.

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What do eLearning Experts have to say about Gamification?

Adobe Captivate

When I decided to write this blog, I first thought about what I had to say on this concept. So here we go: these are a few quotes from various eLearning professionals on this exciting learning strategy. Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US).

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Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

Web Courseworks

This managing eLearning blog’s mission is to inform managers about emerging topics and to impart advice concerning becoming a better leader and manager. As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor.

Must-Haves in Your eLearning Project Management Toolbox

eLearning Brothers

Guest blog post by Liz Sheffield. She was responsible for leading a core working team of about 12 people and consulted regularly with the ever-increasing group of stakeholders. She knew her way around a Gantt chart , RACI matrix , and could perform a SWOT analysis in her sleep.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Through her blog , she shares ideas with more than 11,000 subscribers the world over. Learnnovators: You are a trustee of the Serious eLearning Manifesto (launched recently by Michael Allen, Clark Quinn, Julie Dirksen, and Will Thalheimer). To what extent do you think this has inspired the making of the Serious eLearning Manifesto? I agree that the recommendations don’t apply just to elearning.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. Docebo LMS is designed to support straightforward learning and elearning scenarios — easily. Blogs tied to users, groups and courses.

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Who Should You Include In Your Planning For Your eLearning Course?

Adobe Captivate

Who Should You Include In Your Planning For Your eLearning Course? The first thing that needs to happen is a TNA or Training Needs Analysis to identify what training is required. Consultants are very often used by larger companies to gather this information.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . What Is Elearning? What do we mean by “elearning”?

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

Workplace learning designers, consultants, organizational leaders and change agents, and employees will have to work in collaboration to bring about this shift. A set of videos accompanied by some reference links to blogs and articles, recommended books, podcasts, etc.,

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

A level of comfort with social tools and norms (discussion forums, blogging, micro-bloggging). It also means that participants engage more actively and can share content in various forms — videos, pictures, podcasts, micro-blogs, and forum posts.

Finding the best LMS for your elearning strategy – a complete guide

Impelsys

The search can be narrowed down with a step-by-step analysis. Start with basic research on the web, take time, consult with friends and colleagues, and create a preliminary shortlist. The post Finding the best LMS for your elearning strategy – a complete guide appeared first on.

CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. I’d love to see eLearning designers make more apps.

10 Pointers You Can Use To Create An Effective Outsourcing Strategy For eLearning

Adobe Captivate

To align with a rapidly changing learningscape and pressure on training budgets, organizations opt for outsourcing eLearning development. In this article, I share 10 pointers to create a successful and highly effective eLearning outsourcing strategy.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you looking into enterprise level eLearning solutions? Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Remember, eLearning is all about people, process and product management.

I Need an LMS. Where Do I Start?

Experiencing eLearning

Process Overview and Needs Analysis. The Learning Guild (formerly the eLearning Guild) has published several research reports on LMSs. Start with Getting Started in eLearning: Learning Management Systems , then read Evaluating and Selecting a Learning Management System.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . What Is Elearning? What do we mean by “elearning”?

What It Takes To Become A Top eLearning Content Development Company

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I outline 7 aspects that helped us get nominated for eLearning Industry’s Top 10 eLearning companies for 2018 (for the 4th consecutive time) and strike Gold. 7 Aspects That Helped EI Design Reach The Top Position Among eLearning Content Development Companies For 2018. In this article, I touch upon 7 aspects that have helped us reach the top position among eLearning Content Development Companies in 2018 – Gold winner award.

CLIVE SHEPHERD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

& Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He speaks regularly at major international conferences and contributes regularly to his blog, Clive on Learning. I’ve always enjoyed writing and I approach blogging as a form of journalism.

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LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

If you read our blog or attend our webinars , you know the LMS world is vastly different now than it was 10 years ago. At this stage, it’s appropriate to consider recommendations from industry blogs, research reports, professional colleagues and consultants.

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Cursive or Typing, Certification, Analysis, Rapid Development, Virtual, & Generations Gaps

Big Dog, Little Dog

eLearning Technology. Free Book PDF Now Available - Performance-based Employee Qualification/Certification Systems - The Pursuing Performance Blog. The methods and approach described in the book is based primarily on 2 large successful consulting engagements planned and led by the authors for projects done by their consulting firm. Analysis - Instructional Design. Touch Typing - Cursive Writing - Why?

Learning, Long Tail, Needs Analysis, Web 2.0, & Creative Thinking

Big Dog, Little Dog

This is not some relativistic world where training is fine as long as the manager says it's good (what David Wilson of Elearnity terms the 'conspiracy of convenience'). Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape - eLearning Technology. Needs analysis round-up (Part-1) - Sims Learning Connections. Sigh, 'training professionals' have often set themselves up to become training order-takers versus performance consultants - a situation that is difficult to break out of, once established.

A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

The up-front analysis and the evaluation components allow me to flex my analytical muscles. How can we use stories in eLearning? When I was in graduate school, I had a professor who would often answer student questions about consulting with a story. For a very short example of this formula in action, revisit the Pointing to the Five Moments of Learning Need post on this blog, which starts with a story that captures interest and illustrates a concept. By Shelley A.