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.

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support


Improving Learners’ attitude towards Training . It is common knowledge that 79% of information learnt is forgotten within a month, if nothing is done to reinforce it.

I can’t use Facebook

E-Learning Provocateur

informal learning motivation attitude autodidacticism autodidactism cartoon excuse Facebook funny humor humour learning pull self-directed learning teaching training This one goes out to all the L&D folk who are wary of the “I haven’t been trained” excuse.

Why Your Training Strategy Probably Needs an Attitude Adjustment


Often, the issue with training initiatives isn’t only centered around the content, the delivery system, or even the strategy: It’s the attitude behind the training. Changing Attitudes.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.” Jonah Lehrer suggests the danger of too much information is “it can actually interfere with understanding.” Because the brain has a do-it-yourself attitude toward learning.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace


To transition from a hierarchical to a networked and transparent culture requires a conscious untangling of all the unspoken assumptions and biases that inform the present culture and values. Genuine appreciation, support and coaching need to define management attitude.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”


Beyond Information Sharing – “Working out loud” is not about sharing information. It is about providing the context to the information, the exceptions to the processes, the failed attempts and successes.

Price of Real Learning going from $2.99 to $6.99

Jay Cross

Conditions/attitudes for optimal learning. Real Learning diy DIY learning informal learning jay cross real learning social learningThe price of the pdf version of Real Learning will increase from $2.99 to $6.99 on October 25th, a week from today. Buy enough for your team now. At $2.99

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Storytelling—A Powerful Instructional Technique for Attitudinal Trainings


Attitudes can either facilitate or hinder constructive thinking and actions. It is tricky to formulate the right training strategy that will have a direct impact on employees’ attitudes and behaviors. Changing or influencing learners’ attitude is possible only when they are motivated.

Here’s to Learning and Fun

CLO Magazine

But a study published in the 2017 issue of Journal of Vocational Behavior suggests adding some fun to the workplace could have an impact on informal learning. Researchers found a relationship between fun and informal learning. Tags: fun , informal learning , workplace.

Learning to Pull Information

CLO Magazine

There is talk about the shift from a “push” model of information consumption to a “pull” model, which leverages a constant flow of information and knowledge, available anytime and anywhere via a cloud-based social network. Most people in business have spent years living in an email-centric “push society” where other people decide what information they should see by choosing whether to include them on the message.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond


Charles: We now know that people learn more about their work informally than they do formally. So we are seeing increasing interest in social and informal learning. Of course, structured learning approaches can support social and informal, but social and informal learning don’t need structured processes to happen. More and more work involves dealing with tacit information, and less and less work involves purely transactional work.

How to Evaluate Learning: The Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century

Dashe & Thomson

Learning: To what degree did the learners acquire the intended knowledge, skills, and attitudes as a result of the training? Gather final data/information for all four levels and prepare for presentation to the stakeholders. (li>.

Inform. Remind. Prevent.


You may have even posted information around your workplace encouraging workers to identify and report specific instances. So how do you leverage new training techniques to create a more informed, able workforce? The post Inform.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?


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.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. What kind of knowledge, skills, and attitudes are required by learning designers to adapt to this thinking?

Random Thoughts on Passive Learning and Lectures

Kapp Notes

And this web site explaining what I would call common myths about lecturing and the evidence, or lack of evidence about the effectiveness is downright unnerving: Myth: Lectures are the best way to convey information. Lectures are the best way to develop students’ attitudes and beliefs.

Social Learning in Financial Services – Tales from the Real World

Dashe & Thomson

Rob : Seems like a great opportunity for reps to share information – an internal wiki or portal. Advisors love to be receivers of the information posted, but don’t always want to contribute information. Rob : Are there any outside forces that make sharing information difficult?

Saffron Interactive and Amnesty International Ireland team up to challenge attitudes towards mental health

Spicy Learning

Information about Amnesty International’s campaign, is available from www.amnesty.ie/mental-health. Information about e-learning around mental health and case studies are available from Saffron Interactive. Prejudice against those experiencing mental health problems is rife. In one study, 58 per cent of people felt unfairly treated by mental health staff. Yet one in four people will experience significant mental distress at some point in their lives.

Storytelling LMS Presentation

Experiencing eLearning

The organization has experienced some resistance to implementing a new LMS, so one of my goals was to shift their attitudes. For example, you can’t manage informal learning, with or without an LMS. Often when we talk about storytelling in learning, it’s related to e-learning. However, storytelling can be used in live presentations too. It’s much more interesting than a bunch of bullet points.

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A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

He identified three principal domains of learning: Cognitive (what one knows or thinks), Psychomotor (what one does, physically) and Affective (what one feels, or what attitudes one has). In the 1990s, there was notable change in the attitude towards learning.

7 Journalism Principles that Should Guide Your eLearning Courses

SHIFT eLearning

Great stories not only inform and educate; they also compel us to tweak attitudes, modify behavior, and correct responses. We all remember a piece of news that moved us to tears. We remember news pieces that roused us to action.

Latest Trends In Human Resource Management

Origin Learning

Changes in technology combined with a shift in industries’ dynamics and attitudes of people have transformed the role of HR into a more demanding, more agile one. Attitudes have changed as people have become more career centric.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

It’s quite obvious that each year more and more data comes to process, and learning institutions would use tools made exclusively for big data analytics to make sense of the user generated information. However, this attitude seems slowly evading.

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Embracing a Mobile Mindset for Learning and Development

SHIFT eLearning

How we access information has changed dramatically over the last few years. It’s an entire change of attitude about how content is designed and delivered. This new attitude will take some planning, preparation, and persuasion to design training that maximizes the user experience

Hey Teachers: Educational Game Testers Needed

Kapp Notes

If you know a teacher, pass this information along. We spent 2010 developing an excellent test of learning and attitudes toward molecular biology. I don’t work with the game Immune Attack but got this notice today that they are looking for teachers to help test it.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Frankly, I prefer to be known as the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning than for naming something, in the company of others, more than ten years ago.

Using Data to Create a Better Learning Experience

Lambda Solutions

To begin, you can collect a bit of information through employee feedback surveys. Does the employee have an improved attitude about his or her job after taking training? The first step to creating a better learning experience is to understand where it stands at present.

3 steps to creating elearning courses from your existing training materials

Cobblestone Learning

The challenge is that presentations and elearning courses are designed for different purposes and more often than not reading through an existing PowerPoint is equivalent to reading a web page, where information can be transferred but it is not optimal for building your knowledge, skills and attitudes in a particular area. So you have recognised the need to provide online learning within your organisation, and realise that it can improve the performance of your people.

The Benefits of Using a Customer-Oriented Learning Management System (LMS) Vendor


” That attitude may have flown in the day and age where doctors were still attempting to cure maladies of all sorts by zapping the bejesus out of their patients with raw electricity, but today’s customers are better informed and much more savvy as to what they need.

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Learning, learners and logistics

Clive on Learning

For some time now I have settled on a simple three stage approach for gathering the information I need in order to come up with a design for learning. Anyway, what follows is a very brief summary of the information that I like to gather under each heading: Learning: How performance needs to change / what the target population needs to do differently from what they do now. What additional information needs to be provided as on-demand resources.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Performance Learning Productivity

t/ A fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person''s responses to and interpretations of situations. Without the right attitude and mindset, L&D departments and learning professionals will sink without trace.

10 Types of Learners in ELearning


Each learner who takes your online course comes with a different background, agenda, and attitude towards the material. One of the great things about elearning is that it can be delivered consistently to anyone who takes the course.

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.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?


Second, this type of learning has the power to transform employees’ attitudes about training, increase knowledge retention, and create a learning culture in the workplace, among other things. The skill is demonstrated to the worker via video, and further recorded information is provided.

7 Strategies to Facilitate "Working Out Loud"

ID Reflections

Beyond information sharing - "Working out loud" is not about sharing information. It is about providing the context to the information, the exceptions to the processes, the failed attempts and successes.

Insights: Assessment is changing

Clive on Learning

Competence will depend to some degree on the knowledge that employees have, but it will also be underpinned by attitudes, skills and the confidence to put these into practice. Automated, computer-based assessment does a pretty good job of testing for knowledge and certain cognitive skills, but it is going to tell you nothing about a person's attitude, interpersonal skills or motor skills (unless you've got some pretty impressive simulator doing the job).