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Could Competency-Based Online Training Address the Skills Gap?

Mindflash

Universities traditionally confer degrees based on “seat time”—the number of credits (often, 120 credits for undergraduate degrees) that a student earns with a passing grade. Meanwhile, there’s a skills gap in the workforce.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

I’ve been to a lot of conference sessions around this and I’ve captured a bunch of really great resources below. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. So why do some organisations find it so hard to get started?

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4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. struggle to do this well for is front-line. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap).

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. Track their interests by examining: Conference session and webinar attendance.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

Interfacing with Subject Matter Experts

ID Mentors

Ford (1992) in their article Getting Inside the Expert’s Brain. To quote from the article Business Experts and College Faculty Collaborate to Design Instruction by Gloria Palumbo Holland (1998), “Corporate America is demanding that education programs ‘achieve specific, real-world goals’. Instructional Gaps. Two key questions in the questionnaire were: 1) What support do you expect from the SME and what support does the SME actually provide? Introduction.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Are you looking for a way to market your online course business but don’t want to write article after article? This article will help you determine who to interview, how to secure the interview, and even what questions you should ask. How do you find experts to interview?

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them.

Learning is Not a Hat, and One Size Does Not Fit All

mLevel

Do you feel like it fairly measured your intelligence and knowledge? Without her influence I would have gone astray and who knows where I would have wound up. I work feverishly to review content (using articles, books, videos, games, etc.)

Adaptive learning is possible – right now!

Axonify

I recently read an article that bemoaned the challenge of implementing an adaptive learning strategy within an organization. The author stated it is extremely difficult to execute an adaptive learning program that has true value to the employee. I’ve written a few dozen articles and an eBook. I’ve presented at industry conferences. You can do this! Here’s how you do it: 1 – Expand your definition of learning data. Adaptive learning is possible.

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What does a company need an LMS and an LRS for?

Matrix

Being a learning specialist requires knowing a lot more than how to design and deliver training, whether online or face to face. Making these work as a whole seems like the sensible thing to do.

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The role of L&D in achieving transversal business acumen

Matrix

Making big decisions fast and knowing when something is a major game changer and when it is just a fad is crucial to the present day leader. Knowing yourself as well as the market.

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

In this series, we’ll explore some major Megatrends in how and why MOOCs are being used in corporate training and development programs. How do MOOCs fit in with corporate universities?

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Dive In

CLO Magazine

According to The Conference Board’s “The Business Value of Leadership Development” report, “One of the most influential internal engines to drive change is a leadership development program that sets out to nurture management talent that is entrepreneurial, enterprisewide and globally recruited.”.

Learning Is Not a Hat: One Size Does Not Fit All!

mLevel

Without her influence, I certainly would have gone astray – who knows where I would have wound up. Can you imagine trying to train someone like me at a large company on compliance related topics with tools like video, lengthy e-learning programs or, heaven forbid, a power point deck?

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K., She presents at international conferences and conducts workshops on “Modern Workplace Learning” at various forums.

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3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

They do this through a variety of platforms including websites, social media, email, and increasingly through online communities. They know that successful online communities can help them engage and inspire everyone — customers, partners, members and prospects.”.

Training a Specific Population – An Interview with Kelly Prince

WalkMe Training Station

Companies are taking a deep dive into employee training, knowing all too well this step of the on boarding process is the platform for success. What are some key differences you recognize in a successful training program? Many programs don’t address that. Take Note!

How to Offer CPE & Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

While they are sometimes used for similar educational programs, CPE refers to professional education for professionals who are required to keep up with current knowledge in their fields and re-certify their licenses; while CPD refers to changing professional standards, knowledge and increasing one’s professional capabilities. Conferences (Face-to-face or distant – telephone). Publishing security articles or books.

When should you use Informal Learning?

Upside Learning

How we learn To begin with, Jay talked about learning by doing, through experience, experimentation and trial and error, and through collaboration—this is the natural learning process that all humans follow. The need to fill the gaps in our existing knowledge is an inherent human trait.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups.

Wisdom 2.0: Mindfulness and business

Jay Cross

Conference , San Francisco, February 27 – March 1. conference drew 2,500 people who spent $625 for two and a half days of secular Buddhism. I generally sit in the front row at conferences. How do we bridge the gap between mindfulness and business? Wisdom 2.0

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

This article is an interview (in text and video format–scroll to the bottom for the video version) with Emily Wood, who is her own “elearning department of one” at a non-profit based in Portland, Oregon. Getting to Know Emily and Her Work in L&D.

How to Offer CPE Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

While they are sometimes used for similar educational programs, CPE refers to professional education for professionals who are required to keep up with current knowledge in their fields and re-certify their licenses; while CPD refers to changing professional standards, knowledge and increasing one’s professional capabilities. Conferences (Face-to-face or distant – telephone). Publishing security articles or books.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

As you know, there are many new technologies available now or coming soon that may influence learning and development in different ways. I know, there’s a little bit of confusion there. Dr. Lee : Yeah, I think it’s still the thing to do, you know?

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Create an online career center that features professional development programs and other career resources for young professionals. Industry trends job-seekers must know. In a recent Associations Now article , they referred to their strategy as “priming the pump.” Skills gap assessments—along with continuing education recommendations to fill in gaps. Use the career center to funnel millennials into your online learning programs.

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How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona

LifterLMS

The biggest lesson Joe learned from making the switch is that customers do not care about the vehicle that gets them to the destination, rather they care about getting to the destination itself. Basically I was doing my online courses on the side. I know when it’s coming.

How to Ensure Compliance Training is Not Merely a “Check-the-box” Activity

CommLab India

Any training program that fails to engage your employees cannot be deemed successful. For a well-designed training program, you need to evaluate the training needs of your organization by surveying or interviewing your senior managers and Subject Matter Experts.

Corporate Training Costs: Tips That Will Make Them Next to Zero

TalentLMS

With today’s global skills gap and rapid technological advancement, the demand for new knowledge , new capabilities, and new thinking is infinitely greater than the supply. So what do you do when the skills you need can’t be recruited? Do-it-yourself Content.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Selling, Developing, and Delivering a Modern Learning Program for Financial Services (Free for ATD members) Disruption is the new normal in the financial services industry, and that’s made learning and development more important than ever.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. We learn on the job to do the job. Workers need to know what one another are doing. Twenty-first century employees do complex, unpredictable work. It’s up to them to figure out what to do.

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Soft Skills and Cultural Divides: How One Mentor Helps Proteges Navigate Tough Challenges

Everwise

Why do you mentor? What do you get out of the experience? I knew what it was like coming through the system without any mentorship programs or anything like that. I also write articles on the internet for publications like The Knowledge Center , I do webinars for Special Chem.