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The Learning & Development Podcast: Actually Addressing Skills Gaps with Simon Gibson

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This transcript is from the conversation between David and Simon Gibson on addressing skills gaps. In this episode, I’m speaking with Simon Gibson, an experienced and esteemed Learning OD and talent leader about really addressing skills gaps. What language do we code in?

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

In this post, I explain the analysis process for converting training to online or blended formats. Ask, “Do employees know how to do the task?” Use training to address skill gaps, not for other problems. The Performance Analysis Quadrant is one way to determine what kind of problem it is. Once you know the type of problem, you can align your solution to that problem. What is the business problem we are trying to solve with this training?

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Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy. At DataCamp, those factors include a scalable business model, a smart technology strategy, high-quality instruction and customer feedback loops that drive continuous improvement.

Making Training Count with a Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Adobe Captivate

How to Conduct an Effective Training Needs Analysis (TNA). In order to do this, you must be able to match all training directly to the needs of the organisation and the people in it. Because training and development is an investment, it is important to treat it as seriously as any other investment in the business. Training will not fill all performance gaps, but a TNA will identify any gaps that can be filled by training and development. Internal Analysis.

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. . Training managers have a lot to do. Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities.

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. . Training managers have a lot to do. Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. Since then, the conversation around gamification and its application in things like marketing and learning continue to rise in popularity as more and more businesses look to gamify different aspects of their work with the intention to increase both engagement and motivation.

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do

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Instead, it’s the opportunity to do well; to try new things; to improve themselves; to gain greater capability in their professional field – or just within their organisation. Consider this: eLearning takes the course and pops it onto everybody’s desk, helping L&D to efficiently deliver at scale, whilst the LMS provides ‘learning metrics’ to justify the investment in L&D activities.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? Where do you even start? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. eLearning is evolving.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. Since then, the conversation around gamification and its application in things like marketing and learning continue to rise in popularity as more and more businesses look to gamify different aspects of their work with the intention to increase both engagement and motivation.

The 5-step elearning content development process

Elucidat

Want a foolproof elearning content development process that delivers great results, every time? We’ve learned from the wins and war stories of hundreds of learning teams and boiled this down to five key steps for producing effective elearning. The 5 essential steps for a successful elearning development process are: Set clear goals ( Capture ). Undertake learning needs analysis. The most successful elearning projects take time upfront to research users.

THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

So far, the role of L&D has been to identity existing skill gaps, design training programs to bridge the gaps, and get supervisors or the individuals concerned to nominate themselves for the training, attend the “requisite” training and get back to work and be efficient. We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today’s context. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run. How do we know everyone has learned?

Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. Why do you think that’s the case? Our industry tends to jump on jargon bandwagons and talk about concepts like xAPI and data warehouses and business intelligence.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Business Goals. Analysis of the information. Simplified Analysis Spreadsheet for your Feasibility Study. Above image is a very simplified example spreadsheet for your analysis. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs. Costs for consultants hired to support the project.

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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. Charles has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of performance improvement and effective learning solutions. He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Just ask anyone you know “where did your greatest learning occur?”

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. We founded this blog to research the industry and provide fiercely independent reporting and analysis of learning for measurable business impact. One of those opportunities was with SpongeUK , where I explained how LMS innovation is helping businesses create new revenue streams.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

If you’ve ever crossed professional paths with me, you know I’m willing to talk learning tech shop with anyone — vendors, buyers and practitioners– anytime, anywhere in the world. Every day I meet new experts and exchange ideas about what’s good, bad and ugly in the world of learning technology. It’s not just because I’m a learning tech fanatic with more than 22 years of LMS/elearning industry experience.

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‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” Best of Elearning! Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! The Best of Elearning! An exclusive handful of organizations have won Best of Elearning! Elearning! To learn more, visit www.2elearning.com/ awards/best-of-elearning-awards. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines take great pride in announcing the Best of Elearning!

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. As our lead analyst, John Leh, noted in a recent learning technology trends analysis, “It’s important to keep in mind that AI is hard to demonstrate and easy to exaggerate.” But first, lets look at what other sources say… AI Trends In Business. Despite confusion about its definition and its business value, AI continues to find its way forward.

How to nail your next elearning project: Top advice from 10 experts

Elucidat

We asked 10 independent experts, researchers, psychologists, innovators and learning managers what they think is critical to elearning project success. We’ve distilled their insights and advice into 6 key areas to be mindful of as you set out on your next elearning project. Only 55% of us do that.” – Laura Overton: CEO and Founder, Towards Maturity. “If That’s usually a business problem.” – Jo Cook: editor of Training Journal. Elearning

4 Ways to Boost Learning in the Workplace

Your Training Edge

Align Business Goals with Learning Objectives. If so, it’s time to take a step back and start aligning your business goals with your learning objectives. Let your business goals be your guide, not the latest trend or what you think your employees want.

Overcoming 3 Common Objections to Training Needs Assessment

Mindflash

Convinced of the seriousness of her illness, she spent the first 10 minutes of her consultation asking the doctor about different cancer treatments – before she’d even been given a cancer diagnosis (thankfully, it was NOT cancer and she’s fine). When front-end analysis is short-changed or completely dismissed, training designers become the equivalent of a quack — randomly applying training solutions without first understanding what’s needed.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

So far, the role of L&D has been to identity existing skill gaps, design training programs to bridge the gaps, and get supervisors or the individuals concerned to nominate themselves for the training, attend the “requisite” training and get back to work and be efficient. We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today’s context. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K., What makes you passionate about what you are doing?

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L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How. Simon Sinek expresses this brilliantly in his popular TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action : “But very, very few people or organizations know why they do what they do. Why do you get out of bed in the morning? What would they do differently? We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today’s context. To start with, L&D needs to be integrated with business.

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48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

Learning & business strategy books (4). As eLearning continues to become more and more ubiquitous, instructional designers and anyone designing online courses in the corporate world needs to read this book. Indeed, you’ll get valuable resources like principles of team-based learning design, as well as different models for building business simulations. Before you settle down to training your employees , you first have to know how adults learn. How do you do that?

The Learning & Development Podcast: Developing A Digital Mindset With Myles Runham

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In this episode, I’m speaking with Myles Runham, who is a digital consultant, former General Manager at searchengine ask.com, and formerly Head of Digital at the BBC Academy. We had a clear focus on data and analysis, particularly in commercial and digital advertising businesses.

How To Select The Right Modality For Your Training: 5 Must-Ask Questions

Roundtable Learning

How do you know which modality is best for your training program? eLearningeLearning consists of training content, including interactive modules, videos, podcasts, slideshows, documents, webinars, and more, that are hosted online or through a local network.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? How will the LMS support our business objectives and how will we measure the ROI? A Needs Analysis turns the conversation on its head. In this article I will review what needs to be considered for a thorough Needs Analysis with the effect that as an organization you are able to make the most educated choice when selecting your new Learning Platform. Business Goals.

Training is Organizational Change

Litmos

In Implementing E-Learning , Jay Cross and Lance Dublin suggested that implementing eLearning was an organizational change. When you have a training intervention, there should be a specific performance gap you want to address. The performance consulting process should have identified a specific performance gap and a clear mandate for training. What to do? To start, you should do performance consulting.

How Practice and Feedback Drive Deeper Learning

Talented Learning

For example, in their analysis, Rosenbaum and Williams uncovered three practice-related workplace learning realities: 1) All too often, people who’ve completed training are actually less-than-proficient. 3) Training organizations can bridge this performance gap and add value by creating faster paths to independent productivity. So, exactly how much practice do people need? Training goals come not from content, but from what people need to be able to do on the job.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

So far, the role of L&D has been to identity existing skill gaps, design training programs to bridge the gaps, and get supervisors or the individuals concerned to nominate themselves for the training, attend the "requisite" training and get back to work and be efficient. We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today''s context. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. But I’m more interested in top takeaways from business-minded learning professionals. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. How can you bridge this critical gap?

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Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development. The business impact of soft skills training. Contact us here to let us know!

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5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process

eFront

In a sense, you can say that this process is the sheer justification of every training team and their relevance to any business. Even so, all iterations would involve the same critical phases: data gathering, analysis, design , implementation, and evaluation. More importantly, becoming a strategic business partner necessitates the understanding of both the finer details and the bigger picture of the business – and determining exactly where the employee training process fits in.