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DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Stella runs a consulting company called Paradox Learning , and is based in Calgary, Canada. It’s a deep, complex field and it makes more sense to recruit specialists with AI skills, or partner with them, or work with the increasing range of AI tools for L&D.”

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You, as a specialist in instructional design, are on an inspiring journey of saving the world from boring ‘instruction’. 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.

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Describe what you do

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

To do that, I do analysis on the need and the learners and environment and tools/resources, I prepare objectives and a way to test if the objectives have been met, develop a strategy, design resources and practice activities per the strategy and test, and develop the content.”

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT. This is perhaps the most frequently donned hat and covers a gamut of skills including needs analysis, solution designing, influencing, facilitating, and negotiating. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role.

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. Course design have been based on an analysis of past performance data or a prediction of skills the organization might need in the future. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ) “ Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another’s learning. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Finding a Good Fit in Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

Generalist or specialist. This is pretty common in instructional design and elearning roles, especially in smaller organizations. Specialists have deep skills in one or two areas, but tend to have a weaker base of other related skills. Many elearning developers are specialists; they work best when someone else provides them with a storyboard or script that they can be creative in building. Sophie O’Kelley in Generalist versus specialist?

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

In summary, integrating social learning in the workplace requires: In-depth analysis of existing assumptions and biases. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

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. Presenters: Jon Aleckson, PhD, Association Learning Technologies & eLearning Consultant, CEO of Web Courseworks; Andy Hicken, PhD, Product Innovation Specialist at Web Courseworks.

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MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Of course we’d all welcome easier design and greater impact, but if we were doing proper analysis, we’d often find greater benefit from putting more effort into courseware that takes greater advantage of what technology can do. Learnnovators: You say, “We have been deeply concerned about the state of elearning. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.” ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

Talented Learning

Why is LMS ROI Analysis Important? They must be pre-approved by business leaders and financial specialists who use standardized methods to justify technology purchases. Below, we’ll examine two key approaches: Cost-benefit and break-even analysis.

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9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? 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. Julie is a well known eLearning author and speaker.

Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

Do instructional designers and learning experience designers need to know how to use development tools, or should they focus just on analysis and design? I would classify that as elearning development or media development instead. The deep vertical bar makes you a specialist.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

These are mostly “specialist” platforms. 3) Specialists and Cloud LMS Vendors Win the Extended Enterprise Race. That’s because innovative continuing education specialists are leading the way. New year. New decade.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

17 Specialists Steal Even More Spotlight. Other specialists leverage their expertise in a particular sector by combining their industry know-how with technology to deliver compelling learning applications. And nearly every learning systems specialist we know is expanding its business by narrowing its focus. #16 You can add consulting as a premium upsell or provide a digital badge or certification as an enticement to purchase more than one course.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

It doesn’t take too much of reflection or analysis to see that these were precisely the goals and vision that CUs were set up to meet. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You, as a specialist in instructional design, are on an inspiring journey of saving the world from boring ‘instruction’. 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.

What do eLearning Experts have to say about Gamification?

Adobe Captivate

So here we go: these are a few quotes from various eLearning professionals on this exciting learning strategy. I think that while eLearning has come a long way from the click next culture it used to be, a lot of organizations are hesitant to spend the extra time and budget to include engaging gamification elements in their learning. Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US). Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US). ———-.

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.

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

At this stage, it’s appropriate to consider recommendations from industry blogs, research reports, professional colleagues and consultants. That’s why organizations often ask LMS selection specialists like me to help narrow the field. Armed with this analysis and insight from the test-drive phase, you should have a strong sense of how your organization will benefit from each option. It happens at least once a week.

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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. If we take a specialist that has spent seven years achieving their master’s degree in a certain subject, they may be able to tell you all the theory and the school book text that goes along with it. Consultants are very often used by larger companies to gather this information.

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. Such detailed analysis is often skipped, yet is crucial to a learning project’s success. Subscribe to our newsletter for useful insights, resources and elearning examples straight to your inbox.

Case Study: How Tesseract Learning Transformed COL’s C-DELTA Programme into a Gold Brandon Hall Winning Place to Learn

Tesseract Learning

The content for C-DELTA was developed by COL through expert consultation and research, and peer reviewed by an international advisory group before it was transformed into a digital/online environment. Blog Custom elearning Learning Design

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Tracy Hamilton writes Discovery through eLearning. Karyn’s Erratic Learning Journey has chronicled Karyn Romeis’ transition from corporate L&D employee to independent consultant. The Usable Learning Blog is written by instructional design consultant Julie Dirksen.

How to grow an elearning dream team: 8 things the best L&D leaders do

Elucidat

How do you set-up and nurture an elearning team that can efficiently create smart online learning, at the right quality and volume? We’ve pulled together our years of experience working across hundreds of elearning teams of every size and configuration – across the globe. We’ve identified 8 things that most effective teams have in place and turned them into tips that will help you develop your very own elearning dream team. Elearning Inspiration

LMS: Further Due Diligence

Your Training Edge

In addition to the legal review, consider having a contract specialist from IT or another area review the documents. But also take the time to compare your contract to your original business analysis list, just to make sure you’ve included all of the functionality you needed. Review the contract for additional cost and how those costs are factored; there may be a consultation fee plus an hourly charge for development, or there may simply be a fee for the customization.

How does instructional design work?

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

How will it help me produce better elearning content? An instructional designer has an ability to take your expertise or current course materials and translate them into an elearning course for digital consumption. Articles Course Creation LMS Blogs for Elearning Professionals

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. Course design have been based on an analysis of past performance data or a prediction of skills the organization might need in the future. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

But in today’s tight talent market, finding specialists with the right skill set can be time-consuming and costly. It’s imperative for learning specialists to develop stronger data fluency, so they can effectively frame metrics, manage data measurement and help interpret results.

Are You Overlooking Today’s Hottest Corporate Learning Trend?

Talented Learning

And along the way, Donald’s analysis has become a must-read barometer for learning professionals all over the planet. companies to reach so many customers from a distance has led to a lot of innovation in the “e” space – elearning, ecommerce and so on.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. While I cannot profess that L&D/OD specialists can change the nature of management, I can say that well-informed and skilled professionals from this field can enable an organization to empower its employees and management to acquire those skills that will get them to use the social technologies with greater efficacy.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

They have to forego the linear model of analysis –> training –> work with models that enable and empower them to foster communities, facilitate conversations and collaboration, and most importantly, breakdown organizational silos. For example, as someone who belongs to the elearning and organizational learning industry, I need to be on top of the critical impact of technology like Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud on workplace learning.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

Developing skills based on past analysis to fostering 21st Century skills. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

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LMS Scalability: How to grow your online training platform without compromise?

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

A scalable LMS or learning management system is an elearning platform that can grow to meet your evolving user and business needs. There are a number of different options when it comes to scaling your elearning platform. Uncategorized Blogs for Elearning Professionals

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

In summary, integrating social learning in the workplace requires: In-depth analysis of existing assumptions and biases. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

Some of the insights gleaned from her adds depth to my analysis. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ). Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

If you’re in self-analysis mode, you might benefit from checking out a free webinar or two. PT: How to Easily Create Multi-Language Elearning Courses Language and location present their own challenges when it comes to delivering learning to international audiences.

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In-House vs. Outsourced Learning and Development: Everything You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

Over the next decade, L&D specialists will be tasked with modifying in-house training methods to better appeal to a new generation of workers whom technology is a part of daily life. Consultation — After contacting us, Roundtable will schedule a consultation.

Instilled’s parent company, LTG, reinforces position as Strategic Leader in Digital Learning in 2021 Fosway 9-Grid™

Instilled

LEO Learning – providers of learning content, strategy and technology solutions, including LEO GRC , a specialist division focussing on Governance, Risk and Compliance training. Gomo Learning – cloud-based, fully responsive and adaptive eLearning authoring and distribution.