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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning?

How to Design an Effective LMS Training Program

TOPYX LMS

Like many decision makers, you may be more than ready to improve the effectiveness of your company’s LMS training program. However, before moving forward with such a venture, it’s important that corporate leaders determine if they feel confident in their LMS ( learning management system ) program-building skills. This may seem like a tough feat, but an effective corporate training program streamlines the process. 3 Steps to Designing an Engaging LMS Training Program.

9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage the collective wisdom and experience of a group of leaders with similar roles, challenges or interest areas.

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

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items based on social signals. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0,

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

When should you use Informal Learning?

Upside Learning

In his webinar titled ‘Learning isn’t what you thought it was’, Jay Cross made a strong case for informal learning. What I understand from this is that informal learning mirrors this process in two ways. Firstly, it’s learning through sharing and collaboration.

The Most Popular Blog Posts for 2016

Litmos

The act of reflection is a major learning theme for me this year and reviewing the year's blog posts is a great reflection exercise. How to Improve Learning Retention by Over 300% - Hint: Don't Bore Me! But into what, nobody really knows. Do people just not care any more?

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. From increasing knowledge retention to filling performance gaps in a fraction of the time, microlearning offers a variety of different benefits.

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. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

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.

How (and Why) You Should Promote Informal Learning with Trainees (and the Boss)

Mindflash

Do they learn more about their job from formal training (classroom, online, etc.) or do they learn more informally (from peers, managers, etc.)? In the past many companies viewed informal learning as a negative reflection on their formal training programs.

How to Create a Culture of Learning at Your Association

WBT Systems

“We don’t know everything that we need to know today to accomplish our mission.” The only way to do that is to cultivate a culture of learning. One of those behaviors is: “Seek learning. We want to surround ourselves with people who are obsessed with learning and development.”. Good things happen when an organization adopts a culture of learning. How Does a Culture of Learning Help an Association? Embed learning into strategy.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Performance Learning Productivity

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. The same study found employees with high exposure to on-the-job learning activities were 262% more engaged than those who had no exposure to on-the-job learning.

9 creative ways to revitalize outdated online training courses

TalentLMS

In this article, I share 9 resourceful ways to revitalize outdated online training courses. This way, they can get the most from your online training program. But how do you breathe new life into your online training without spending a small fortune or enduring lengthy overhauls ?

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Learning Vs. Performance -- The Dichotomy

ID Reflections

The focus has moved from “learning” to “performance”. Our education system had inculcated the belief that “learning” is all about gaining information and knowledge and being able to remember that long enough to answer exam questions. This mode of rote learning carried over into the workplace along with the prerequisite for conformity. It was “learn, then work.” In this context, a discussion with a friend led me to the video on Knowing-Doing Gap by Bob Proctor.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

In the past, we’ve plotted these predictions through dead reckoning – relying on our experience living, eating and breathing online learning all day, every day throughout the year. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things.

How To Improve Memory Retention In Online Training

Growth Engineering

In this article, I’ll share 9 sure-fire ways to improve memory retention in your online training program. However, the success of your online training program hinges on their ability to retain and recall the information. People have diverse learning needs and preferences.

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Developing Compliance Online Training

EI Design

Learning technologies help you empower employees and equip them with all the knowledge they need to mitigate risks. But only if you know how to use them wisely and avoid the most common pitfalls. Conduct surveys and assessments to identify gaps and gauge employee expectations.

7 Tips To Incorporate Informal Learning Into Your Corporate eLearning Strategy

eFront

Informal learning is impromptu. But that doesn’t mean you should exclude it from your structured corporate eLearning program. In this article, we’ll share 7 tips to use informal learning into your training strategy. Informal learning is usually initiated by the learner.

The Benefits of a Microlearning Journey

Ed App

According to Hermann Ebbinghaus, a German psychologist who pioneered the experimental study of memory, human beings forget 80% of what they’ve learned in 30 days unless there is an effort to retain it.

Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

an estimated 60M people are shut off from jobs because of a lack of digital skills: nearly 20% of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work, or at school, or by mobile device [3]. Progress generates a skills gap. Learning for life. Learning and innovation skills 3.

Top 10 Online Learning Platforms

Pinlearn

Losers fail to learn from their failures. Achievers know the importance of continuous learning. Offsite Training Programs. Not so long ago, organizations used to vouch for offsite training programs. Programs would usually run for not more than a couple of months. As a consequence, organizations started embracing online learning platforms. Online Learning Platforms for Businesses. Schoology facilitates blended learning. Start learning.

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. An online community can: Break down geographical borders to reach a wider audience and facilitate distance learning.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? So what do you need to know? Online Learning and Cloud-based Learning Solutions.

8 Unexpected Ways To Use Microlearning Online Training Activities

eFront

In this article, we’ll discuss 8 unexpected ways to integrate microlearning online training activities in your corporate eLearning program. More importantly, they can learn from their mistakes. Discover all things micro- you can do with eFrontPro.

Use Your LMS to ???Get Personal??? with Your Learners

Mindflash

However, if every learner feels that the training is personalized for him or her, youve created a meaningful connection and made the learning session feel individualized. These engines mine customer data and present recommendations to make the customer feel like the site knows him.

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. And with that said, let’s start learning about disruptive technologies and their use in learning and development from Dr. Lee.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. Post from: The eLearning Coach 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory. If you do not know the ADL, they are a part of the U.S. We all do it.

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Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! You’ll learn specifically how gamification can be performance-focused on real-world KPIs—above and beyond learning. What social biases exist?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. John asks, "So does it matter if Cammy knows (and I have no idea if she does) what the Dick/Carey , Smith/Ragan, or Morrison/Ross/Kemp models are? Does she need to know those?" Do you think it matters? And, interestingly, people love learning other peoples jargon. Do I use ADDIE? Do I need my MS in Instructional Technology to practice?

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