The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Like any corporate initiative, the training program should have a stated mission and a set of business objectives that are well defined. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program. Prepare a business case for the training program.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

While definitions of MOOCs abound, none of them are fixed and final given that the form itself is still evolving, I have highlighted a few characteristics of a corporate MOOC rather than pin it down with a definition: They will be “open” to everyone inside the organization: So far, corporate courses have been designed with a fixed set of target audience in mind and with the intent of imparting new knowledge and skills or bridging existing skill gaps.

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The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features

ProProfs

Modern organizations have come to accept that knowledge plays a vital role towards driving success, and cannot deny the importance of integrated learning and development programs for business growth anymore. However, picking up an LMS (Learning Management System) for employee onboarding and training is not an easy task. Assignments Management As much as we hate exams (remember high school and college days?),

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

While definitions of MOOCs abound, none of them are fixed and final given that the form itself is still evolving, I have highlighted a few characteristics of a corporate MOOC rather than pin it down with a definition: They will be “open” to everyone inside the organization: So far, corporate courses have been designed with a fixed set of target audience in mind and with the intent of imparting new knowledge and skills or bridging existing skill gaps.

eLearning Defined

Tony Karrer

eLearning / E-Learning - Broad definition of the field of using technology to deliver learning and training programs. Some include Knowledge Management as a form of e-learning. Can be synchronous , asynchronous , instructor-led or computer-based or a combination. How do you separate knowledge management from eLearning?

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Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

This free-flowing nature of work requires rapid exchange of information and sharing of knowledge in byte-sized chunks that are easy to assimilate. This instantaneous kind of information and knowledge exchange, peer support, and sharing of tacit knowledge happen in short bursts. A deluge of content coupled with an ever decreasing shelf-life of knowledge is forcing people to access a huge mass of information just to keep on top of things.

MICRO-LEARNING AS A WORKPLACE LEARNING STRATEGY

Learnnovators

This free-flowing nature of work requires rapid exchange of information and sharing of knowledge in byte-sized chunks that are easy to assimilate. This instantaneous kind of information and knowledge exchange, peer support, and sharing of tacit knowledge happen in short bursts. A deluge of content coupled with an ever decreasing shelf-life of knowledge is forcing people to access a huge mass of information just to keep on top of things.

Discussion Groups in eLearning: Why it Matters?

ProProfs

Asynchronous discussion allows students to closely watch their postings before making them live. If you share the time guidelines for every task, it will help students manage better. Key Places where Online Discussions can be used in a Training Program. It will help the students to know each other and the teacher is able to identify the knowledge gaps. Do you know that we tend to forget about 90% of acquired knowledge within a week ?

Connect to Engage: Millennials Want Collaborative, Online Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

This digitized culture, a perhaps contemporary version of knowledge management, embraced through a fresh mindset about collaboration inspired by social networking, allows employees to dictate what’s most important to them and spur companywide participation. In another company, it can be a combination of synchronous tools such as Web, audio or video learning and asynchronous tools such as calendars and links.

Profile of a learning architect: Sebastian Graeb-Konneker

Clive on Learning

Sebastian is a big fan of asynchronous group activities, centred around Shell’s Moodle platform. Stakeholder management is of the upmost importance, with the learner an important voice in the process. And someone is always responsible for supporting your development – with coaching from your line manager and mentoring. Backing this up is a knowledge management strategy based on the simple requirement to “ask, learn, share.”

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43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

E-Learning along the curve: adapting to knowledge workers learning needs - The E-Learning Curve , February 18, 2010 Formally-structured approaches to learning are best deployed to novices in the relevant discipline or skill area. Sensing and Thinking - Learning and Working on the Web , February 16, 2010 Tim Kastelle (a great source of knowledge on innovation) discusses how it’s better to have a good idea than a large network to fire off any old idea. Asynchronous (12).

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-9, 2009 International Association for the Scientific Knowledge (IASK) Teaching and Learning : Excellence and Quality – Timeless Challenges in Education, Proto, Portugal. link] December 17-18, 2009 International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society , 6 th , Bangkok, Thailand. link] December 21-23, 2009 International Conference on Innovation in Teaching and Management of Higher Education (ICITM 09), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

More and more, learning management system companies are seeing the need to expand their solutions beyond a learning environment where classes and courses are the center of activity. Reviewed: Social networking services (corporate learning applications): To identify experts on a topic – most “knowledge” exists in the heads of employees; To reduce the time to find connections and answers to questions; extend relationships beyond traditional classroom instruction and e-learning courses.