Your Learners Have Attitude

CLO Magazine

Learners have a lot of attitude these days. Their choices are changing; their attitudes in the middle of learning experiences are shifting; and their assumptions about the yield of learning time invested are evolving. Allow our own attitudes to shift.

A question of attitude

Clive on Learning

Ernest had strong opinions on just about all matters of pedagogy and good practice and that included the issue of attitudes. Clive," he said, "It's not our business to try and change people's attitudes. There's a certain sense in what Ernest said, although time and time again I've encountered situations where attitudes are the major block to progress. It's almost impossible to address issues of knowledge and skill when attitudes are in the way.

Could Virtual Reality-Based eLearning Transform Employee Behavior and Attitudes? by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Immersive experiences have a powerful impact on attitudes and behavior. soft skills, such as empathy, or influence or change behavior could dramatically change the future of eLearning. Ongoing research on whether VR can enhance. Emerging Topics Immersive Learning Performance Support

7 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed In Your Career

Your Training Edge

Soft skills or people’s skills are set of skills that are different from job-specific skills or hard skills. Unlike hard skills, they involve your personal attitude, outlook and behavior towards your colleagues.

Does Training Really Change Behavior The 2 Reasons Training Programs Fail and What to Do About It

Training Industry

The other day, I happened across a feed on LinkedIn where someone was insisting that training cannot change behavior. Why do we train people if we’re not trying to change their behavior?” The challenge is that behavior has two components: what we’re able to do both physically and mentally and, more importantly, what we’re willing to do. We must focus training on developing skills and the knowledge to support those skills. Does training change behavior?

Social and Emotional Learning: Measuring the Success of E-Learning

Origin Learning

The ability to objectively recognize one’s emotions and thoughts and their influence on behavior by assessing one’s strengths and weaknesses, and possessing a strong sense of confidence and optimism. Relationship skills. Relationship skills.

Games To Gamification


People from some of the oldest civilizations such as the Sumerian, Indus Valley, Egyptian, Mayan, Chinese, Roman and the Greek have all had some forms of games and sports as favorite pastimes, for enhancing skills, exercise, bonding, critical thinking, fun, and pleasure.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: How eLearning Puts Job-Seekers Ahead


Companies preach that prospective employees must have the necessary KSA’s-- knowledge, skills and abilities-- to be successful. Skill is defined as an observable competence of an act. “I Ability is defined as the competence in displaying a certain behavior. “I Knowledge, skills, and abilities can all be acquired; enter elearning. She or he may have great technical skills, but it’s very likely that her or his competitors do as well. Learn a Skill.

Sink or Swim: Setting First-time Leaders Up for Success

CLO Magazine

Never mind that the skills that often enable an individual contributor to perform at a high level typically are not the same ones that will make for an effective leader. Catalyst leaders require a strong set of skills. Figure 1 identifies 10 such behaviors.

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Learn a New Skill: 4 Invaluable Tips on How to Get and Stay Motivated


I will share four invaluable skills to increase your motivation and how I applied each skill to lose weight and become healthy. According to Psychology Today, positive affirmations may increase desired behaviors when they are a part of a “ comprehensive program of self-growth.”

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Barriers to Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Continuous acquisition and application of knowledge, skills, and beliefs by individuals, teams, and the ? Non-learning culture – organizational values, assumptions, beliefs, behaviors, and norms do not support learning, e.g., recognizing (praise, reward, promotion, etc.)

Blooms Taxonomy: The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 4

CommLab India

Remembering , Understanding , Applying , Analyzing , Evaluating , and Creating , which is concerned with mental skills (knowledge). Today, we will examine the Affective domain which deals with behaviors and emotional areas (attitudes).

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A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Consequently, training programs which were based on the principles of learning, instruction and human behavior, began to be developed. Behavioral objectives got another boost when in 1956, Bloomberg Benjamin and his colleagues developed the “Taxonomy of EducationalObjectives”.

6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

Bottom-Line Performance

We know from experience that training can change a learner’s knowledge, behaviors and attitudes as long as it’s planned carefully and designed to meet specific objectives. Remember when you were new to learning and development?

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Three Questions to Ask Before You Create a Learning #Game

Kapp Notes

Change in behavior/attitude. Learn a skills. – There are many considerations that need to go into creating a learning game. Here are three questions you should ask before you begin. 1) What business problem is prompting the need for the game? Lack of sales? Lack of customer service? Quality? Time Problems? Other? 2) What are the learners not doing now that they should be doing in terms of the problem described above? 3) What is the desired outcome of the game?

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The Microlearning Hype: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Bottom-Line Performance

Experience (and the research) show that there is no magic solution to help people build skill and knowledge. Skill-building and experience come over time and with considerable effort. But our true skill building comes from investing effort and energy over time.

How to Use Experiential Course Flow to Enhance eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Your first goal in the course you create should help the learner buy into what they can gain through the investment of their attention, retention, application, and eventual performance of a new behavior. Experience the Success and Failure of a New Skill.

Why Companies Procrastinate When it’s Time for Training

Bottom-Line Performance

Solution: Training, if done well, can change a learner’s knowledge, behaviors and attitudes as long as the training is designed to meet specific objectives. September 6th was National Fight Procrastination Day.

Using Fantasy in Instructional #Games

Kapp Notes

The learner can take what they know about a subject like negotiation and apply their skills in a new setting within a game to see how those skills work in a different contexts. This allows for the safe testing of a skill and reinforcement of that skill.

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Testing Games vs. Teaching Games

Kapp Notes

For example, in a game designed to teach negotiation skills, a player might first be given advice on how to negotiate and then given a small negotiation task. When creating a learning game, its important to match in-game activities with the skills you want to teach.

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eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

In an excerpt from Effects of Achievement Motivation on Behavior , author Rabideau explains the motives behind gamification: People’s achievement goals affect their achievement-related attitudes and behaviors. Trends in eLearning come and go, but a good LMS is forever.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Peformance Improvement

In a learning culture, we start with the performance goal and then select the mix of methods that will help employees acquire and retain the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs they need in order to achieve those goals. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

Defining Organizational Culture

The Peformance Improvement

acquaintance with and taste in fine arts, humanities, and broad aspects of science as distinguished from vocational and technical skills. the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization . The behaviors that get you promoted.

Learning’s Crucial Role in Competency Model Development

CLO Magazine

Used to define the skills, behaviors and attitudes needed to succeed in a role and in an organization, competency models help drive and inform a number of human resources initiatives including leadership development and training.

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eLearning for Human Resources Management


Think hard skills and soft skills of the organization. Hard skills are the policies, procedures, administration protocols and data handling strategies deeply ingrained into the organizational skills. Change begins by altering the hard and soft skills of an organization.

Kirkpatrick’s Model of Evaluation – the Very Basics of the Model: Part 2

CommLab India

This is when it gets a bit more serious.This level measures the degree to which employees acquire the intended knowledge, skills, attitude, confidence and/or commitment. This can be done by observation, assessments, simulations, exercises, demonstration of skills, and skill practices.

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I used a Dutch article about various learning theories : ontwikkeling van leren in organisaties by Keursten to look at what the various thought streams might think about twitter: Behaviorism: learning is equivalent to influencing and changing behaviour.

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness


Every course or training initiative has at least one of two goals: to bridge knowledge gaps , and/or to transform the learner’s behavior. This level seeks to evaluate whether your learners acquired the information, skills, and knowledge they were expecting to obtain. LEVEL 3: Behavior.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

1: Manage resources and consistency by focusing on behavior. In informal learning, employees may go to the Internet, to internal documents or to colleagues to learn their new skills. That person can be another employee who’s already mastered the skill.

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How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision

Dashe & Thomson

Learning: To what degree did the learners acquire the intended knowledge, skills, and attitudes as a result of the training? Behavior: To what degree did the learners apply what they learned back on the job?

Measuring Leadership Effectiveness

Your Training Edge

It’s easy to get caught up in leadership skills and development. Essentially, it’s an evaluation of the leader using the skills, behaviors, and attitudes that are found to be appropriate for the organization.

The Neuroscience of Self-directed Learning

CLO Magazine

Firing together means a sufficient number and depth of meaningful experiences around a defined set of attitudes and behaviors cause the brain to rewire — or learn — the new patterns. Build their skills by practicing the top performers exercises.

Consultants, Keep Engagement High After Your Workshop

Checklists, mnemonics, or wall posters can help folks recall the habits, attitudes, and actions they committed to with you. that can help people practice their new skills during the course of the day and see the immediate results of their efforts. You get your clients off and running.

There Is No ‘I’ in Team When It Comes to Emotional Intelligence

CLO Magazine

Consider the larger question: Does team performance reflect the sum of knowledge, skills and attitudes of its individual members, or is something more complex happening at the team level? Caring behavior.

How Do Serious Games Work in a Large Enterprise?

Knowledge Guru

eLearning does an excellent job of exercising these cognitive skills… but they are not the sole driver of job performance. Organizations of all sizes are turning to game-based learning , serious games , and gamification to solve a range of learning and development challenges.

"Digital Mindset": What is it All About?

ID Reflections

This post is an attempt to distill some of the skills/attitude/knowledge that possibly make up the "digital mindset". In an attempt to crystallize the skill sets, some of the finer nuances have been lost. It is a set of behavioral patterns that signify a digital mindset.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset


Having a digital mindset is the ability to grasp this spectrum of impact of the Network Era, and the capabilities and attitudes required to face it with equanimity. Those with a fixed mindset believe that intelligence is static, and this can become an obstacle to change in behavior.