THE CHANGING FACE OF CORPORATE L&D

Learnnovators

The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! There’s a ‘conspiracy of convenience’ between many learning & development managers and business managers, which serves as a barrier to effective L&D operations.” – Charles Jennings (in our interview with him). Who are the Performance Consultants Really? :

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! There’s a ‘conspiracy of convenience’ between many learning & development managers and business managers, which serves as a barrier to effective L&D operations.” – Charles Jennings (in our interview with him). Who are the Performance Consultants Really? :

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

New words and concepts have cropped up – crowdsourcing, collaboration, digital skills, personal learning network, social learning, social business. Genuine appreciation, support and coaching need to define management attitude. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. of addressing a business need. eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

eLearning – Are We Missing The Point?

TalentLMS

I want to start this off by asking one simple question…does eLearning really work? There are many arguments both for and against eLearning, but the stark reality is, that if you are pushed for an answer, when you look at the facts, the answer is a resounding “NO”…but it so easily could be a “Yes.” First and foremost is that there are no real FACTS about eLearning being effective, particularly in the workplace. Who is eLearning for? Opinion eLearning

The Disconnect As I See It – #LT10UK

Upside Learning

In a follow-up post Mark argues – this disconnect is more about the beliefs and attitudes of those who hold the purse strings. What he says further is even more interesting: “… no vendors would be a fine policy if no conference speaker ever pitched their book, blog or consultancy from the podium”. As an eLearning solution provider, we’ve been watching mLearning on the horizon for at least the last 5-6 years. Learning Technologies 2010 was a great learning experience.

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How to Help Your Employees Make the Most of Training Opportunity

SkyPrep

Regardless of whether you are delivering training material through a seminar, eLearning system, webinar or mobile learning, getting your staff fully engaged in the learning process remains a challenge. Consult with employees, formally or informally, and find out what they feel they need to learn. Some may learn in a classroom setting, some from mentors and some from taking eLearning courses from the comfort of their homes.

How to Help Your Employees Make the Most of Training Opportunity

SkyPrep

Regardless of whether you are delivering training material through a seminar, eLearning system, webinar or mobile learning, getting your staff fully engaged in the learning process remains a challenge. Consult with employees, formally or informally, and find out what they feel they need to learn. Some may learn in a classroom setting, some from mentors and some from taking eLearning courses from the comfort of their homes.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

We just have to look around us and we will find umpteen examples of traditional operational and business models giving way to the innovative, agile and connected models of the 21st Century – AirBnB, Uber, Alibaba are poster kids on the block but there are many more coming up just waiting to disrupt the known ways of doing business. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

It’s always fun at this time of the year to look back at what’s happened in the world of eLearning. This also contributed to the Hot Topics and eLearning Trends for 2009. So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009. eLearning Conferences 2010 - eLearning Technology , November 19, 2009.

LMS - Learning Environment - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. Game-Based Learning Impacts Youth Behavior/Attitudes - Web Courseworks , October 15, 2009. pcLearning4U is Open for Business - Courseware Development , October 23, 2009. US eLearning Market Booming , October 23, 2009.

22 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 14

Upside Learning

If you’re involved in creating a course with the explicit or subtle goal of changing an attitude, you might be wondering how to go about doing this. Whether you’re a designer, writer, consultant or anything else, you’ll find tons of helpful tools. Educational iPhone Apps for Small Business Owners. Employee Engagement Matters for eLearning. Graphics for eLearning: Why and Where I Buy Them. eLearning startup Opportunities : eLearning Technology.

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“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. Exceptions, unusual business models disrupting traditional ways of operating, disruptive tech with their emergent nature, all fall in the Complex category.

[Guest Post] Life Lessons from a Respected eLearning Executive

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Steve Cooper has been nominated as Best eLearning Executive in the Maestro eLearning Awards , dubbed the OSCARS of the eLearning industry. What follows is an interview between Steve and the award’s organizers, Maestro eLearning. People usually resent micro-management when leaders don’t lead by example (has an attitude of “do as I say, not as I do”). They’re collaborating with industry consultants and vendors to launch the Maestro eLearning Awards.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

New words and concepts have cropped up – crowdsourcing, collaboration, digital skills, personal learning network, social learning, social business. Genuine appreciation, support and coaching need to define management attitude. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. Learner Personas for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , October 5, 2009. Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. User Interface Design For eLearning – Updated - The eLearning Coach , October 25, 2009. eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #12 Training for Millennials

Your Training Edge

The Millennial generation has posed one of the greatest challenges to the business world over the past few years. Millennials are changing how business is done, and in particular how workforce education is done. Their attitudes toward work and training are fundamentally different from those who came before, and it is essential that organizations both recognize and embrace these differences.

6 Smart Steps for Successful E-learning Implementation

CommLab India

For a business organization to succeed, it is important to focus on the training and development of its employees. According to Samantha Chapnick, creator of Research Dog’s eLearning Readiness Assessment, there are 7 important readiness factors you must consider before implementing e-learning. Psychological Readiness: Consider your employees’ attitude toward training, whether they are indifferent or believe that training is redundant to their job roles.

Instructional Design Lessons from the World of Theatre

Dashe & Thomson

The stability and salary of a “regular&# job became more appealing and I quickly found myself employed by a consulting firm focused on SAP training and change management, while still doing some theatre on the side of course. What I didn’t realize was how well my theatre training would serve me in the world of consulting and instructional design for corporate training projects.

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Compliance Training. The Essentials In Fostering Employee Participation

Interactive Services

In all businesses, it is important. So how can busy, time-pressed managers be sure that employees buy into the need for employee compliance training and workplace procedures which comply with the law? Business Ethics. This nurturing also applies throughout company values, beliefs, attitudes and assumptions. Compliance Solutions for Global Business. Blended Learning Compliance Compliance Training Latest News compliance compliance elearning elearning

Not All Interactivity is the Same – Decoding Interactivity Levels

Enyota Learning

In eLearning, interactivity drives engagement. Interactivity in eLearning can extend from simple click-to-reveal kind of actions, to creating situations and scenario reproductions, and creating decision tests. Organizations must apply interactivity levels in their eLearning programs according to the nature of the content, the technological infrastructure and environment, the desired outcomes, the target audience, and the budget.

Making Training Count with a Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Adobe Captivate

Because training and development is an investment, it is important to treat it as seriously as any other investment in the business. Providing the best possible training for your staff can have an immediate impact on the services to your customers, the attitude and outlook of your staff, and prepare you fully for whatever the future may hold. Is there any new legislation that will affect the way you do business? How to Conduct an Effective Training Needs Analysis (TNA).

14 Best Practices for Successful E-learning Implementation

CommLab India

Then assess how far these training needs are aligned to your business goals, which may be cutting costs or reaching your sales goals, to justify the investment in e-learning. Psychological readiness – Assess the attitude of employees and top management toward e-learning. Make a business case . For this, you need to make a convincing business case. Their main business – ensure it is e-elarning. eLearning Design eLearning Implementation

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He was recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to the Training Industry at the World of Learning Conference in 2004 and for four years was Chairman of the eLearning Network. Learnnovators: You are a Trustee of the ‘Serious eLearning Manifesto’, joining in its pledge to promote serious eLearning.

Hello 2016, is it me you're looking for?

eLearning Architect

A year in the blink of an eye So it is been almost 12 months since I started my business. But I quickly realised that the only way to have the time to design elearning all day every day, is to get a job! When I look back at my attitude at the beginning of last year, I am quite surprised at how I naïvely expected the sales, marketing, project management and administration of my business to run itself. Building a business.

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. Charles has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of performance improvement and effective learning solutions. Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Brain Learning and eLearning Design - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2010 David Grebow suggested this month’s Big Question (thanks David). by Robert Morris, Dallas Business Commentary Examiner. eLearning Technology.

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How to Prevent Learning Decay

Coreaxis

Your employees are probably busy people. If you want your employees to prioritize training, you need to fit training into your schedule by leveraging various modalities, including eLearning, virtual learning, job aids, et cetera. If executives or managers joke about the training or complain about training being a waste of time, employees will mirror their attitudes.

Kaizen, Learning Rebels and the Zombie Apocalypse

Learning Rebels

Changing Learning Rebels from the little blog that could, to the Performance Consultancy site it needed to be. In a decaying (rotting) state, with discolored skin and eyes: The elearning developer stripped of the creative side of their brain staring forlornly at their securely locked computer screen. Unemotional, with no mercy toward victims: The Learning Professional with the “crank it out now and fast” attitude.

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How To Train Remote Employees In A Virtual Learning Environment

Obsidian Learning

Taking it a step further, why don’t we also follow the modus operandi of most smart businesses, and invite our clients to help improve or perhaps even redesign our product? In 2016 a team of researchers and advisors from the customer strategy practice at Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting group , conducted a global survey of 161 executives which resulted in the creation of the 10 Principles of Customer Strategy (read about the study here ).

How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

So how do we help learners focus on usefulness and context of the content and to design and deliver training and eLearning programs to resist the tendency to dump content? A Massive Problem for Corporations, Classrooms and eLearning Lessons Organizations are unaware that they are actually paying a high premium for information inundation. Yes, the overload problem is real and manifests in elearning, classroom training and other forms of learning.

Podcast 27: What Makes Microlearning Work? – With Karl Kapp

Talented Learning

If you’re a regular listener, you’ll recall that Karl joined us nearly two years ago to discuss gamification in business applications. It also helps change their attitudes or behaviors related to that information. In other words, you can ramble on in a class or in an elearning module. How can you drive lasting business value through continuous customer education? . How to build a convincing business case.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Kirkpatrick says participants need to achieve certain knowledge, skills, and attitudes to get to the desired behavior and results. knowledge, skills, and attitudes?have I can now see how Level 2 can be used to evaluate role-based eLearning and instructor-led training. Kirkpatrick says new knowledge and skills don’t translate to actual business value unless they are transferred to new on-the-job behavior.

Want to Deliver Better Training? Take a Cue from ‘Top Chef’

Mindflash

Do speak up when the conflicts or gaps create a substantial business risk. Remember, having a can-do attitude doesn’t mean you should gloss-over serious problems. — Trina Rimmer is a learning and communications consultant with twelve years experience designing, developing, and delivering smart, engaging training. Tags: Online Training elearning Presentation Design training web based training

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

It’s a busy time of year, even during normal times. Join LEO Learning consultants, Kristina Wiltsee, Frank McCabe and Ella Richardson, as they explore the practical application of three key strategies that will power your virtual learning.

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Levelling up: Why mental health is just as important as our physical health

Brightwave Group

There is a definite shift in attitudes occurring in workplaces, as employers recognise the business impact of mental health and wellbeing issues. Matthew Trerise, working as an Autism & Neurodiversity Consultant, focused our attention on the question of whether neurodiversity is just an extension of human diversity – and, do we really need the distinction? Again, there’s not a one size fits all approach to eLearning, which is a real challenge.

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Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

But, instead of simply offering our POV, we thought there was no better way to provide you with the best insights than to consult with some of the leading experts in the field. We, in L&D, are becoming a team of curators, experience designers, and consultants who must find ways to inject and infect learning into the company. Gamification Analyst, Author, Consultant, Speaker, Professor.

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Five Reasons Why Gamification and Mobile Learning Are a Perfect Match

PulseLearning

In this article, we discuss five reasons why gamification and mobile learning are a perfect match, providing a host of advantages for your learners and your business. In this article, we discuss five reasons why gamification and mobile learning are a perfect match, providing a host of advantages for your learners and your business.