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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. How Does a Culture of Learning Help an Association? The numbers are in favor of organizations with a strong learning culture, according to HR research firm Bersin by Deloitte : 37 percent greater employee productivity. How Does an Association Create a Culture of Learning?

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. If the target market for your educational programs is on the wrong side of this gap, you need to know and you need a plan for bridging the gap. Recruit technology tutors to provide one-on-one tutorials to fellow members at association events.

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7 Tips to Eliminating Gender Bias in the Workplace

Chronus

But there are things organizations can do to help combat the problem. Make sure your organization knows what gender bias looks like (the outright and the subtle) and how to avoid it in the workplace. We’ve all heard about the gender pay gap. Establish Mentoring Programs.

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Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Every association wants to recruit millennial members, but the cost of membership may exceed a millennial’s budget. Although they’re the biggest generation in the workforce, millennials make up only 19 percent of association members, per MGI. Millennials are putting membership off—a big loss for them and for associations. If you help them find a job, your association becomes a life-changer. Industry trends job-seekers must know.

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Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

In Matthews’ words, “Much of the learning we do on a daily basis is not something we think of or label as learning. Combine traditional classes with mentoring, coaching, and follow-up activities. Basically, employees are filling in their knowledge gaps themselves any way they can.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

How do you find experts to interview? Use these strategies to feed to marketing funnel and increase your enrollments: Networking: If possible, choose someone you know or are connected to for the first interview. The more you know, the more effective your questions will be.

10 Steps to Help You Lead Organizational Change

CLO Magazine

change As a chief learning officer, how do you lead organizational change? I’ve assembled 10 research-based steps to guide you. Review the Plan-Do-Study-Act model with your team and decide how you can use it in your organization. Know thyself.

Which trends are expected to dominate the workplace by 2020?

eFront

And more importantly, all of these are fast becoming the norm in response to today’s workplace trends for companies that understand millennials and know that the 2020 workplace needs to be more dynamic, purpose-driven and versatile. Nothing stands still.

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Learning Vs. Performance -- The Dichotomy

ID Reflections

In this context, a discussion with a friend led me to the video on Knowing-Doing Gap by Bob Proctor. Some further research into the Knowing-Doing Gap led me to his website: [link]. This summarizes the various reasons behind the existence of such gaps, including explicit and tacit knowledge, subconscious paradigms, limiting beliefs, fixed vs. growth mindset, fear of failure, and so on. People should start to do things differently.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

December 2011 November 27-December 1, 2011 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE): Reaching Across Boundaries, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. link] November 28-December 1, 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Multimedia Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Use these activities as building blocks to create a rich social-learning environment when mentoring your next eLearning course.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Use these activities as building blocks to create a rich social-learning environment when mentoring your next eLearning course.

Boost your eLearning ROI

eFront

The eLearning course research and marketing is also an added cost. Observe the performance of your future learners and discuss the gaps with their managers. Creating eLearning courses that align well with performance gaps will definitely improve ROI.

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Training Budget 101: How to effectively manage your training costs

eFront

But while cutting your training budget can seem like the logical thing to do, stop and think about its long-term implications, as they can far outweigh the immediate costs saved. How much do companies spend on training. Well-trained employees are essential to the success of any company.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Using Simulations to Bridge the Gap Between Intention and Action (Free for ATD members) A well-executed business simulation is designed to create aha moments, where knowledge and understanding translate to a change in behaviour. What Do You Do Now?

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 – Part 2: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Limestone Learning

The best thing about AI is its ability to take over the most time-consuming chores associated with producing effective courses. By leveraging AI, course designers can apply their energy to what they do best (and what still eludes AI): developing awesome content.

Learning and Development Across Offices

Everwise

According to Todd Tauber , Vice President of Learning and Research at Bersin, the total spending on employee training in that market is $150 billion, with an average of $1,847 spent per year per employee.

How can we overcome tech paralysis?

CLO Magazine

This was a topic of frequent discussion during the 2019 Association for Talent Development conference in Washington, D.C., With these types of overwhelming growth, it can be very easy to become completely overwhelmed in the sense that you just don’t even know quite where to start.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, November 5, 2018, 8AM – 9AM PT: Shifting Your Talent Strategy to Focus on Fulfillment and Purpose (Free for ATD members) Imperative leads global research on purpose at work. Wednesday, November 7, 10:30AM – 11:30 AM PT: Coaching/Mentoring: a Task or a Program?

Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

Do learners like the tool? “In the past, we would need to actively pursue people to participate in mentoring,” said Jodi Davidson, director of diversity and inclusion initiatives at Sodexo. Do you feel your participation has been worthwhile?

Forecasts for 2020

eLearning 24-7

If you target the association market, there is no reason to have PM feature sets. After all, how many of you who drive a car or own a house, say it is traditional since you know, they have been making both of those items for over 115 years. Do I want the hassle? I love forecasts.

Searching for a Higher Purpose

CLO Magazine

While Fierce, a small, growing company, doesn’t have a formal leadership development program, Engle said company leaders and mentors taught her how the business works and gave her a sense of connection to the company.

Not All Roads Lead To An MBA

CLO Magazine

For individual executives, the MBA degree, or Master of Business Administration, is still seen as a valuable career development tool, according to Rich Wellins, senior research associate with Development Dimensions International in Pittsburgh.

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. He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Join Barbara Ingrassia, president of Manage Copyright, and explore the various measures you can take — some quick and easy and even free—to guard your goldmine during the planning, research, pre-launch and post-launch phases.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] January4-7, 2012 Association for ScienceTeacher Education (ASTE) International Conference, Clearwater Beach,Florida, USA. link] January4-7, 2012 American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America ,Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Yardstick acquired Banister Research. #20 And one of the biggest challenges associated with change is the ability to deliver learning solutions that adapt at the speed of business. 11 The Gap Narrows Between Formal Education and Work Readiness.

Women in Ed-Tech: Technically Proficient

CLO Magazine

Similarly, the Association for Talent Development’s 2017 salary survey, notes that 70 percent of talent development professionals working in the U.S. Miranda-Wolff said one problem creates another, because when men start companies, they often do not do any formal recruitment.

Eight Ways Learning Impacts Succession Planning

CLO Magazine

Internal talent development was the second-ranked critical challenge for CEOs in The Conference Board’s CEO Challenge 2012 research report, “Human Capital.” Companies differ in their level of maturity and sophistication within each element, so it is helpful to begin by determining how well a company applies each of the elements, identifying gaps and then making improvements in the areas most easy to leverage. How many people are needed, and how many do we have?

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‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

Research indicated 85 percent of readers had recommended an e-learning solution to a peer over the most recent 12-month period, and 61 percent claimed that award recognition “impacts their decision” to consider a product or service. SumTotal Learn provides the personalized, contextual learning required to help your people be better at their jobs while they are doing them. >> Mentoring and peer to peer community support. The 2015 “Best of Elearning!”

Customer Training – Best Practices

eLearning 24-7

If your company, business, association and firm are one of the hundreds of thousands places out there that provide customer training, this post is for you. I personally, am not a fan of the “customer education” Customer training is a more apropos term because you are doing exactly that – training them on how to use your product, your service, even utilize your membership benefits, which for many professional and trade associations involves training. .

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. He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device [BYOD], etc.) How do you compare both?

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. And you'll learn how to do it all using nothing but standard PowerPoint and a good story.

Listen: Parexel’s Greg Friedman shares how learning benefits from an organizational development spin

CLO Magazine

But learning how to do so effectively is one of the most critical skills a CLO can learn. Justin Lombardo: Hey Mike, how you doing? Mike: I’m doing well. I know we’re not a travel podcast but any recommendations you have based off of that trip? Do they?

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

In this session, noted research-to-practice expert Will Thalheimer of Work-Learning Research will explore the power of three learning methods to help learners transfer what they’ve learned to their jobs—gamification, threaded microlearning, and measurement.