What is our role in online learning?

eLearning 24-7

However, after reading another article on another country (Brazil) in a depression, China and its economic woes, the under utilization of many employees in the United States (due to the past recession) along with folks who have given up looking for work or finding a job still difficult to acquire, a post on such an initial topic didn’t see the right thing to do. The question in what is the role of online learning in today’s world?

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Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

Is it really a good news for the businesses or is it invisibly diminishing the learning and development role by providing employees technological ease & functionalities in their respective department?

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Must Read Instructional Design Articles


If you are just starting out with instructional design, the five articles below will give you an introduction to some of the more popular concepts that you are bound to come across. Even if you are seasoned professional, these articles may prove to be a useful reminder. 5 Must-Read Instruction Design Articles. Key Roles of an ELearning Project – The typical roles and responsibilities of any elearning project.

10 Must Read Articles on Instructional Design

CommLab India

As an instructional designer, you play an important role in the design process. Here is a pick of the 10 must read articles (blogs) that will give you a better insight into Instructional Design and in turn, help you create effective courses. Read the article to find out more.

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training


Articles/Posts. The post The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training appeared first on Learnnovators. THE QUOTE: “ The future of e-Learning is wide open! Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities

ID Reflections

Millennials will soon rule the world: But how will they lead is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently -- social, mobile and cloud will play a big role.

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10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning


Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. From the same article we started our list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning.

Article Review: “Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More”


But behavioral psychology writer James Clear suggests in his recent article “Motivation is Overvalued. What I learned from this article. Learning and development experts have long known that environment plays an important role in how well people absorb and retain information.

Understanding the Role of Training in the Extended Enterprise


And again, this is a role for L&D. The opportunities to contribute to this direction are incumbent on an L&D unit that wants to be relevant in a strategic role. Understanding this aspect of the business, is part of the role of contributing to organizational success.

Radically rethinking the role of L&D

Jane Hart

In July 2016 I read a number of blog posts and articles that argued the case for a radical rethink of the role of L&D in today’s workplace. Josh Bersin also writes how there now seems to be a clear recognition that L&D role needs to change, in Using Design Thinking to Embed Learning in Our Jobs (HBR, 25 July). If you’d like to find out more and/or to share what you have been doing to radically rethink the role of L&D, then come and join us.

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5 Must-Read LMS Articles


Whether you are currently searching for a learning management system, or perhaps you are the manager of one, the following articles will give you some perspective on regarding choosing (or changing) your LMS. 5 LMS Articles You Should Read. This article explains two reasons why.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities


is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. Here’s an article on the 12 Success Factors of a CU published in the CLO magazine 10 years back but still relevant.

What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published in January 2017 on CLOmedia.com. The pressure to recruit and retain top talent is more intense than ever, as is the need to create a diverse, responsive and productive organizational culture.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

Whether it’s tweets from the Twitter feed, blog posts and articles, or the latest You Tube video and TED Talk, these essentially comprise nuggets and bytes of content in various forms that we pull from the environment and then string together to make sense and build a cohesive picture. Thus, micro-learning can play a crucial role in both formally designed performance support as well as in informal learning, with the latter focusing on user-generated content. What is micro-learning?

The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was published in December 2004 on CLOmedia.com. The 30-question instrument detailed specific areas that define this critical role of the CLO. The traditional roles of designer, developer and facilitator are replaced with performance advisors and consultants.

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Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today

ID Reflections

This requires anyone playing the role to wear multiple hats. In my post, I want to explore some of the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. They will split into teams and groups driven by many factors from functional areas and interests to roles and projects.

5 ELearning Articles You Will Enjoy


If you also have an interest in the elearning industry then I encourage you to have a look at the following articles from other individuals and businesses who also care about elearning. 5 ELearning Articles Worth Reading.

“E-Learning for All” — A TD Magazine Article

The Learning Dispatch

Download “E-Learning for All” As a Learning Dispatch reader, you may download a copy of Kevin’s TD article, “E-Learning for All,” excerpted from the print publication, for free. Time- and Cost-Effective Ways to Make E-Learning Usable by Everyone.

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

The 70:20:10 framework helps to put the work of learning and development (L&D) organizations into perspective within the whole of employee learning ( previous article ).

Content Curation: One More Role for an Enterprise Community Manager

ID Reflections

How does this tie in with the role of a community manager, you may ask! What role can an enterprise community manager play? In this case, the community manager's role would be akin to that of a museum curator. Related articles Finding the Information You Need Quickly, Reliably and Cost-Effectively (mktg2bizexecs.wordpress.com) The Missing Half Of A Social Enterprise (cloudave.com) Good Advice for Content Curators (billives.typepad.com).

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

No more lazy professors, no more specious journal articles. One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

No more lazy professors, no more specious journal articles. One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege.

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The Role of the "New" Training Professional


In many organizations the role of the training professional has transformed; no longer focused on delivering training, today’s L&D professional is now a facilitator of learning who also serves as an information manager, a content curator, and a builder of learning communities. While the need to do that is not going away the role of trainers has expanded and shifted to meet the needs of today’s workplace.

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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on CLOmedia.com in February 2008. Many organizations have tasked such groups to make strategic investments that put the best people in suitable roles at the right time to drive performance.

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Article Review: “How the Best Onboarding Works: Does Your Process Measure Up?”


In Stacy Lindenberg’s article for Learning Solutions Magazine, she cites research that 90% of new hires decide whether they’ll stay with a company in the first six months. What I learned from this article.

The TWO roles for L&D in the modern workplace: Learning Managers & Learning Consultants

Jane Hart

For example, here is an article I wrote for the 50th edition of the Inside Learning Technologies magazine in October 2014. I have written a lot about how the Web is changing the way that many of us now learn. It is also clear that this is beginning to influence the work of L&D departments. […]. Social learning

Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

“Curation will play a major role both in the way we teach and in the way we educate ourselves on any topic,” adds Robin Good, who has a chapter in the ATD Press book. “Merely tagging an article does not create knowledge,” says Jarche.

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The learnification of education

E-Learning Provocateur

Angela pointed me to the journal article Giving Teaching Back to Education: Responding to the Disappearance of the Teacher by Gert Biesta.

The Role of The L&D Manager in Creating A Learning Culture


Yet, as this Harvard Business Review article (Garvin/Edmondson/Gino) pointed out, almost 20 years later many companies were still struggling with the concept.

Insights: L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning

Clive on Learning

The second of the ten 'insights' in the report is that ‘L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning'. In the meantime, there's a job to be done, and that's far better achieved through access to videos, PDFs, forums, blogs and simple web articles. This post continues my commentary to the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine.

5 Ways to use Role-Playing in eLearning


Role-playing is one of the most powerful teaching strategies. It uncovers the complex personalities of your learners, while they engage with each other and the eLearning program within their roles. But we cannot use role-playing in just any eLearning course.

Best articles on working smarter

Jay Cross

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning - Stephen Downes: Half an Hour , November 6, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily. November 1, 2011 to November 25, 2011. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more.

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

In their article “Eight Habits of Effective Critical Thinkers”, Guinn & Williamson identify several qualities that clearly identify why critical thinking skills are so desirable (Guinn & Williamson, 2017). At other times you might find that emotion plays a subtle role.

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Every day, Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to select the top articles from blogs in these fields. And here are the top articles from this year: ADAPTIVE PATH. Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals JANE HART | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012.

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This Week’s Top 5 Articles in Corporate Training

WalkMe Training Station

This article discusses 5 trends that are more than worth watching – they are worth implementing: Microlearning, Gamification, Social learning, Adaptive learning and Immersive learning. The post This Week’s Top 5 Articles in Corporate Training appeared first on Training Station.

How to Create ELearning Course with Course Patterns


The primary goal of the patterns was to cut the course creation time, free users from entering JoomlaLMS Back End and allow them to build courses depending on the preferred instructional strategy, a model of learning and the role of an instructor. Blog articlesIn the JoomlaLMS 2.0

What is the role of the LMS in the modern workplace?

Jane Hart

Please take my Twitter (straw) poll, as I am writing a new article on the role … Social learningThe 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report says that “new tools are leaving behind the traditional LMS” What part will a LMS play in your organisational learning strategy in the next few years?