LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn has become quite a juggernaut in the corporate learning market. This is the company’s formal announcement that LinkedIn Learning is not just an amazing array of content, it is a corporate learning platform. Just a few months ago, LinkedIn launched Learning Pro, a set of features that let companies publish their own content and create custom learning paths. LinkedIn now offers skills-based learning recommendations to any user through its machine learning algorithms.

Will AI Help Close the Skills Gap?

CLO Magazine

Forty percent of HR leaders believe artificial intelligence will help fill the skills gap. More than half of those surveyed acknowledged the skills gap and more than a third believe it’s harder to fill open positions now than it was in 2017, but some critics say companies are not doing much to fix the problem. It’s saying it’s going to help us do a better job of finding the right people for the right jobs.”

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Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.

Pract.us

When people take their know-how with them, the whole team suffers. In particular, you have to make sure that exiting employees don’t leave a skills gap in their wakes. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce. Prevent the gap with a culture of learning. Here’s an article on managing on-the-job training.]. Here’s an article on the benefits of routine training.]. Employees then have the responsibility to do the work.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? But there would still be some baseline tasks that a consultant would do in this respect.

Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads

Association eLearning

Many Millennials, like myself, don’t realize that there’s often a huge gap between the content they learn in college and the skills they need to succeed in the workforce after graduation. I didn’t know anything about associations, let alone that many of them offer certifications in areas I’m interested in. There’s even a section for adding certifications to your profile on LinkedIn! It’s your job to make sure Millenials know your association exists.

Could Competency-Based Online Training Address the Skills Gap?

Mindflash

If, upon graduation, he applies for a job that is not traditionally associated with the degree he earned, can employers expect that he can do the job—and do it well? But ultimately recruiters and hiring managers do not know if a candidate will be successful in a position until the candidate proves success down the road. Meanwhile, there’s a skills gap in the workforce. Follow her on Twitter , LinkedIn or Google

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Skill gap analysis : Compares a person’s skills to those required to do a job they have been, or will be, assigned to. Social learning: Learning that integrates social tools a learner is likely to use, for example Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter and Skype. This article will help you to decide if SSO could work for you. You should now know your manifest from your module, your cognitive load from your knowledge construction.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. Think Beer - Rapid eLearning Blog , July 13, 2010 Did you know that Portland, Oregon has more than 30 breweries? might not like every beer that I taste, but I do enjoy the diversity in flavor. So why do some organisations find it so hard to get started? Why do I like it?

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Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Further, due to the API-economy, the ability to create add-ons to the Google for Business apps have created a new ecosystem of companies that do one super-specific thing very well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? No, do not insult the culture of learning that way.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Further, due to the API-economy, the ability to create add-ons to the Google for Business apps have created a new ecosystem of companies that do one super-specific thing very well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? No, do not insult the culture of learning that way.

What is a true L&D professional?

Litmos

An important point of reflection for any field of endeavor, and members therein, is: where are we and where do we need to be? And if you don’t know how we learn and think, you can’t design appropriate solutions. You have to know better. If you only know the former, you’re liable to use courses when there are better solutions. (If If you don’t know the former, you’re liable to commit learning malpractice !) Articles

Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year

Litmos

LinkedIn’s Workplace Learning Report shows increased budgets, less worry among L&D leaders about not having enough funds, and more support for training from the C-Suite. Here's a paper outlining five essential skills you need to do it well. LinkedIn found that while more than half of L&D teams listed increasing engagement as their top challenge in 2019, talent developers only spent 15% of their time marketing their courses to learners. 2020 is around the corner.

Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

What is digital learning, and how do you get on the digital bandwagon? This skills gap goes all the way through education and training, from schools to the workplace. The report also found that 50% of employers have a digital skills gap. How do you know what digital skills are worth investing in and which ones to be wary of? You have to be in the know, with digital skills development being such a top priority. Where do you need to get to?

Manage Customer Satisfaction with a Crisis Management Plan

Sales Hacker

The do’s and don’ts of crisis management. In the heat of the moment, your team may struggle to remember who needs to do what. If it’s not written down, people won’t remember to do it. Your customers are your best advocates during a crisis, but you need data to know how to keep them happy. But the important thing is that they are cool under pressure and know enough to embody your company and its values. Sales Management Articles

How can we build relationships in virtual isolation?

CLO Magazine

So how do we even hope to build new relationships or strengthen existing bonds in these unprecedented times? As a professional, you likely have a LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or some combination therein. So, what do you do with them right now? Unless you have identified a massive gap in the landscape that you can uniquely fill, stick to what you know best. But sharing an article is an easy, safe way to showcase your values and passions.

Extending Engagement

Clark Quinn

My post on why ‘engagement’ should be added to effective and efficient led to some discussion on LinkedIn. To make a learning experience engaging, you need some additional things: knowing why this is of interest and relevance to practitioners, and putting that into the introduction, examples, and practice. As the article suggested, the payoffs are several: First, learners know more intrinsically why they should pay attention.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

Fortunately, they have technology on their side, and they know how to use it. In fact, it’s best to stick to just one subject and focus on the bare necessities, such as the key takeaways that learners need to know to carry out a task. If needed, they can simply access the eLearning activity again in order to fill in the gaps. Your modern learners are already using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube on a daily basis.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 12, 2020

Mike Taylor

Beautiful people do not just happen.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. I’m doing a fun program on how us ‘mere mortals’ can use the little known multimedia features in PowerPoint for doing things like graphic design, ebooks, motion graphics, and videos. You can learn more about the conference below and if you’re interested, let me know. How do we do that? Video] – Five YouTube tips every teacher should know.

Consulting Isn’t My Backup Plan

Experiencing eLearning

Most of them are polite and professional, and I often refer them to other colleagues who I know are looking for work. For example, I received a message on LinkedIn from a recruiter we’ll call “B.” They assume that consulting is a “backup plan” I’m using to fill the gaps while I’m looking for a “real job.”

How to start an online school in 2020 [An Ultimate guide]

Pinlearn

Your classes should bridge the intellectual gaps of learners. If you are looking for how to start an online school, consider doing market research to understand the competition in the market. Start with conducting a market research to know the needs of your learners.

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3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

Employees do not have the opportunity to apply what they learn to real-world problems and situations. Whatever the reason your training isn’t effective isn’t important (well, it is, but that is for another article). If your organization is facing a skills gap, you know this to be true. Gary Beach of CIO.com wrote that the “IT skills gap is really an education gap.” Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

7 Reasons Why Developing a Corporate Learning Program is Necessary for Your Business

Your Training Edge

Corporate training contributes to bridging the gap between the current skill level and the level, necessary for successful performance. According to a recent LinkedIn report, 93% of employees would have stayed in a company if their companies provided them with opportunities to improve their skills for professional purposes. So, by developing a corporate learning program, you do not only retain your employees, you give them a chance to perform better.

Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem

mLevel

Let’s take a step back and look at why employees perform the way they do in the first place. In other words, we may act contrary to what we like or know best when there are environmental influences that have an impact on our behavior. Google wanted to know what made one team vastly more productive than another. LinkedIn recently did a study and found that “ 90% of business leaders believe that learning and design programs are key to closing skill gaps.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2016

Your Training Edge

In my previous articles, I have highlighted various innovative concepts and technological advancements to be prevailing in 2016 in corporate learning, training and development industry. In this article, I would be highlighting some of the considerations I took while working on the development of training strategy for 2016. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

In this article, I would be highlighting some of the considerations I took while working on the development of training strategy for 2017. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself. It refers to filling in all those tricky gaps to calculate figures and numbers and giving a complete and final plan, with defined timelines and associated costs, to the managers that would approve the training program.

Why Is Learning And Development Failing To Produce Consistent ROI For Businesses?

The Game Agency

I should know. Successful training builds confident and competent people who do the right thing at the right time. In doing so, they are identifying potent opportunities that training organizations can affect to achieve optimal business performance and increased ROI. Successful training builds confident and competent people who do the right thing at the right time. Find the full article at FORBES.

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Games And Simulations

The eLearning Coach

We do that too much in training and education, a new technology or technique comes along and we apply it to everything as a great panacea. We know that distributed practice (or spaced rehearsal) is an effective learning technique and a well designed games naturally embody that concept. Again, they aren’t appropriate for every type of learning but they fill a gap that classroom and even page-turning e-learning doesn’t fill. Know someone who’d like this article?

Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results

Axonify

Why would they invite you to the really important meetings if they don’t know why you should be in the room? Since that day, I have looked for ways to put the needs of the individual—not L&D—at the center of everything I do. I’m sharing this article for both good and bad reasons. This Forbes article presents a concise history of our field that could be useful to practitioners who may be less familiar.

Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results

Axonify

Why would they invite you to the really important meetings if they don’t know why you should be in the room? Since that day, I have looked for ways to put the needs of the individual—not L&D—at the center of everything I do. I’m sharing this article for both good and bad reasons. This Forbes article presents a concise history of our field that could be useful to practitioners who may be less familiar.

5 Tips for being a Productive and Motivated Learner

Your Training Edge

Here in this article, I would rather be shifting the focus from being trainer to being learner and we would explore how being a learner you can be productive and motivated for achieving your learning targets. However still, do you possess the productivity that would enable you to make the best of you know? Plus, you never know you get stuck in some happening that day. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Several research giants like Bersin, Gartner, LinkedIn, and Forrester recommend it. A study released by LinkedIn in 2017 says: “80% of L&D pros agree that developing employees is top-of-mind for the executive team. Yet L&D pros are challenged with limited budgets, small teams, and a gap in demonstrating return on investment (ROI). In this article, we will explore the different verticals of video-based learning. To change that situation, here’s what you can do.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? So please do so, L&D! ” Linkedin | Twitter. Read more on how to do microlearning well – going beyond a mass of meaningless content. ” Linkedin | Twitter. “In

2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?

Your Training Edge

If you’ve been following the MOOC news, you’ll know that massive open online courses have had their ups and downs. More organizations became faced with skills gaps, which came in two major flavors. As Josh Bersin put in a recent Forbes article : “The economic recovery is clearly here: spending on corporate training is soaring.” Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

In this first article, we’ll examine MOOCs within the context of the recent rise in corporate universities, which has been driven in part by some of the same forces behind the development of MOOCs. Corporate universities are distinct from training departments and traditional universities in that they focus more on helping an organization achieve its mission rather than specifically on helping individual employees do their jobs better. How do MOOCs fit in with corporate universities?

Using Adaptive Learning in Corporate Training

Training Industry

Just as importantly, the capability to opt for a major develops employees who are more engaged, as they are at least partially self-directing their learning and know that they aren’t being provided a one-size-fits-all training plan. Becoming efficient at evaluating skills gaps can ensure that learners do not think they know more than they actually do. You can contact him at savaramravindra4@gmail.com or connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter