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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? Meanwhile, there’s a skills gap in the workforce. Follow her on Twitter , LinkedIn or Google

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter

Learning Visions

Monday, May 18, 2009 eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter You probably already know that Twitter is the 140-character microblogging platform. But Twitter is way more than that. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All The Worlds A-Twitter

Learning Visions

Friday, October 03, 2008 All The Worlds A-Twitter Ive succumbed to Twitter. After reading Jane Harts article Understanding Todays Learner , I realized Id better be walking the talk and trying out all the hot new "learning" tools. That sort of freaked me out and I momentarily panicked -- how do I reply back and just how did they find me so fast? (oh, oh, yeah, I decided to "follow them" and they got an email from Twitter). I know that Karyn Romeis has a cold.

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?

Ranting on the Gender Pay Gap in e-Learning

Usable Learning

In it, she referenced the significant gender pay gap: According to research results, men on average make $10k more than woman. Yes – even in the eLearning biz: There continues to be a consistent gender gap in pay between men and women. I know I’ve left money on the table.

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 2 Do Not Assume that eLearning is the Answer

Challenge to Learn

This is about Principle #2: “Do not assume eLearning is the Answer”. In order to do this we need a better understanding of the context and the type of learning you want to apply. It should do more than repeat the content of the formal course; it should focus on application.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. On principle, practice, experimentation, and theory - Learnlets , July 28, 2010 On twitter today a brief conversation ensued about best practices versus best principles. Twitter.

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12 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 26

Upside Learning

What’s interesting is the pace at which they appear to be doing so. Know how small businesses are harnessing mobile technologies for carrying out their work. App Fusion: 30 Twitter Apps for the Learning Pro. Twitter is not the answer to every learning professional’s prayer.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. What do you think?

Augmented Intelligence, Not Artificial Intelligence: E-learning’s Game-Changer

Litmos

In reality, however, there are limits to what artificial intelligence can do: machines don’t make good decisions on their own, and they’re not creative. When a struggling student is identified, the program notifies professors or other mentors that the student needs an in-person intervention.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 04, 2007 NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning Found via SlashDot , an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald " Research points the finger at PowerPoint." You know -- appeal to multiple learning styles; address the needs of both auditory and visual learners.

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?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

As you may know, Ive only been there once. Donald does a great job recapping various articles and provides some useful links, including the following: 2) Second Thoughts on Second Life by Sylvia Martinez. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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.

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. Here are 7 tips and tricks for creating microlearning materials for your bite-sized eLearning program: 1. If needed, they can simply access the eLearning activity again in order to fill in the gaps.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Guy includes the text of a 2001 article by Sigmund Tobias of Fordham University. There are generally many ah-ha moments as people understand the why of the rationale folks do things so differently from the way they do. and now I know all about your background: you do it all!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. I think there may be a difference in whether girls identify themselves as gamers or not, even if they do play games. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

million words used on Twitter, meaning you’re not just getting our opinions: you’re getting a read on the actual “hype” out there in the industry. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Go Read a Book

Learning Visions

Reading Well by moriza 73% of Americans said they had read "a book of some kind", according to a survey cited in this fascinating article (I was reading way past my bedtime last night): Twilight of the Books: What will life be like if people stop reading? What do you think?

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This Week on #TalkTech: The Quantitative-Qualitative Divide, Making Training More Effective, and Skeuomorphic Design

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. If you are interested in being a guest curator for TalkTech, let me know! How do you view the “problematic” divide between quantitative and qualitative learning? ” Do you feel there is such a divide?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. I wrote an article recently about this -> [link] 4:01 AM Joel Harband said. Lose sight of those things and everything you do is poo.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

This August 21 article posted by Sharon Gaudin in Information Week reports that Half of Companies are Blocking Facebook: "Employers are increasingly blocking access to Facebook because theyre concerned about the time wasted and the information leaked when workers use social networks on company time." The article gives no specifics, making me wonder if the threat is real or just imagined by the corporate control freaks. Of course, no company can do so, but many of them still try.

Curated Insights: The Immediate Possibilities of BIG Data

Axonify

For example, our Behaviors capability is helping Walmart collect almost 1 million real-world observations every month , which are then used to target refresher training for employees who have an identified performance gap. The article also makes a great point about “clean data.”

ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

There has been a lot of discussion, and an infamous article or two, in our field about the death of the ADDIE model. And models such as ADDIE help us do so. Just about everything we do and every model we might use fits within one of the phases of ADDIE. Analysis enables us to identify the cause of a performance gap and formulate a plan for addressing it. We all know this is true by the number of anti-PowerPoint bullet rants we see on a weekly basis.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

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.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

million words used on Twitter, meaning you’re not just getting our opinions: you’re getting a read on the actual “hype” out there in the industry. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things.

Investing in your Personal ROI without being Self-Centered

Mindflash

First, Know the Business Needs. Measuring the ROI of a learning program can be tricky, as quantifying of qualify knowledge gained by employee and how that gain hits the corporate bottom line is not always transparent. So online training programs are a must-consider option.

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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

How to Find, and Embrace, Your Company’s Hidden Experts

Mindflash

Because the more we know what our “thing” is — the more we know our unique abilities — the better we can identify our inner “expert.”. Every company has hidden “experts” who, with some effort, can help support the organization by teaching what they know best — by sharing their expertise with the entire organization. What core skills do all employees need? What development do specific employees need? Here’s another good “ Train the Trainer ” program.

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. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

While everybody likes a low price at the pump, those of us in oil and gas know only too well how important robust oil prices are to the health of our industry. How do you keep your A-Team up to speed? ” There is a lot we can do to address these concerns.

Curated Insights: The Immediate Possibilities of BIG Data

Axonify

For example, our Behaviors capability is helping Walmart collect almost 1 million real-world observations every month , which are then used to target refresher training for employees who have an identified performance gap. This TechRepublic article digs into just how foundational data is to Uber’s continued business strategy. The article also makes a great point about “clean data.”

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

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?” In other words, how do you plan to revolutionize e-learning further :)?

7 Ways To Use LMS Metrics To Create More Targeted eLearning Resources

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll share seven tips to transform LMS metrics into a targeted plan of eLearning action. In addition to programming your online training course for multi-browser compatibility, you can develop browser extensions. Fortunately, the LMS allows you to do just that.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford

LifterLMS

Doing this also gives you insights into how to phrase your marketing message with the same emotion your audience uses to describe their problems. You can also find Brendan on Instagram and Twitter. ” I’m like, “I don’t know. Why can I do this?”

5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses

eFront

In this article, we’ll highlight the top 5 blended learning activities you should consider for your corporate eLearning program. This also gives you the opportunity to recommend supplemental online training activities to fill skill gaps.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

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’. How do you think existing learning models need to evolve to support these workplace learning preferences?