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.

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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.

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


Improving Learners’ attitude towards Training . Organizations should not only test the actual skills learned during the training, but do it on a continual basis. Organizations should provide the learners ample opportunities to practice the newly-acquired skills or knowledge.

Millennials Need Soft Skills Training

Training Industry

The millennials are here and they have a resume full of hard skills to offer. The overeager nature and ready-for-business attitudes of millennials have come under fire in the past few years.

Top 5 Job Skills to Look for in Job Candidates


The challenging part of the matter then becomes understanding which job skills fall into the “must-have” category and which don’t. With costs like these, identifying employees that possess the right job skills for your organization has never been more important.

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Adjusting our Attitude toward Gen-Y

CLO Magazine

This quote is buried in the USA Today article, “ Generation Y: They came to the workplace with a new attitude.”. Louis Small Business Monthly, says many of his generation have traveled and had many enriching experiences, so they may clash with older generations they see as competition or not as skilled. ‘We’re But they deprived us of social skills. Participating in these types of activities reinforces social skills as well as teaches the value of hard work.

Mentoring Millennials to Teach Hard to Come by Soft Skills

Training Industry

In an effort to find an employee with prized hard skills and technical competencies, Bob innocently overlooked a major soft skill – one he later found hindered success and even became damaging to the entire team. In hindsight, Bob was angry about his decision to hire this employee because as he reminisced on the initial interview, it was clear the questions he asked were focused on hard skills. Start small, and with a commonly neglected soft skill.

Take the survey! Awareness, skill building or behavior change?

Learning Visions

Build skills. Change behavior/attitudes. I''m looking for data and while I''ve yet to start a detailed Google search on this, thought I would ask you good people of the elearning world. Will you take three minutes or so to complete my short survey? Take the Survey! I''m trying to gather some data the breakdown of corporate elearning into three categories: Create awareness.

Train the Trainer E-learning Course to Power up Your Training Skills

CommLab India

You should enter the classroom with this attitude, and it goes without saying that you need to have an extremely high level of command over the subject you are going to teach. Applying delivery skills. Access the course now to power up your training skills.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. Jarche also challenges one of the basic tenets of L&D departments – that they should focus on developing the skills of individuals in their organisation.

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 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. Arguably, the most commonly used and easily marketable application- based skill is Excel.

Is There a Way to Effectively Teach Soft Skills to Physicians?


Anyone who’s ever had a brusque interaction with their physician can tell you that some skills just can be taught. Even the most stubborn of learners (as physicians often are) can pick up on soft skills–when they’re taught the right way, of course. How do you really measure soft skills?

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. Social Media skills and Employer Branding.

Common Sense Advice From My Uber Driver How to Build Loyalty and Attack the Skills Gap

Training Industry

I told Michaelson that the job market is very strong in DFW and that I had just read an article in the Dallas Business Journal talking about how the lack of skilled talent is affecting the region: “To be a world-class business locale, it’s crucial for North Texas to attract the best talent from around the country and the world. But a skills gap exists here and nationwide preventing young adults from landing jobs in growing industries.” “Have you been in Boston on business?”

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Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Because the brain has a do-it-yourself attitude toward learning. It's a big skills, knowledge, performance gap – see Work Skills Keeping Up. Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ).

Training Millennials: Three Skills They Need to Master


Millennials continue to be the buzzword around the workplace as employers try to understand their needs, attitudes, and expectations. With 80% of employers encountering trouble finding candidates with strong “soft skills,” it may be time to focus on training for lacking skills. Look below for three skills millennials lack! . Growing up in a technology filled world, many millennials lack interpersonal communication skills in the workplace.

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. It Takes Time to Develop Leadership Skills.

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

Origin Learning

Relationship skills. The ability to form and maintain productive relationships with different individuals and groups by possessing skills of communication, listening, negotiating, conflict management, etc. Nevertheless, these skills (no wonder, they are called soft skills!)

The Key Ingredient for Good Soft Skills: Experience

Complex abilities, like soft skills, require application, practice and improvement over time. These days when robots and computers can handle more and more technical jobs, our competitive edge as humans increasingly depends on non-technical soft skills. What are soft skills?

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. Above all, always maintain a positive attitude and know you have the capacity to achieve any goal you set your mind to. Maybe I should go to the gym.

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How to Create Leaders Your Employees Will Follow

ej4 eLearning

These are all attitudes that can and should be encouraged in your potential leaders. All of these are skills that can be taught. Soft SkillsThere is a perpetual debate on whether leaders are born or made (or both). Whatever the truth may be, there is always going to be a gap between a high-potential employee and the leader he or she can, and hopefully will, become. The job of development is to fill that gap and make leaders that employees willingly follow.

Barriers to Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Continuous acquisition and application of knowledge, skills, and beliefs by individuals, teams, and the ? Diversity Training Organization Culture Organizational Learning Teamwork Training Training Impact blame change organizational learning resistance selective attention skilled incompetence

Learning and performance

Learning with e's

No matter what we learn, our knowledge, skills (and also our attitudes) are usually externalised in some kind of outward expression. becoming CoP knowledge assessment social media training skills learning discourseLearning is performance.

How Leadership Skills are Being Taught in Modern Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Team members may not like the attitude of each other or some of them are not able to keep up with the pace of others. Improvement in listening skills. All this is possible only when the leaders have superb listening skills. Leader is not the ringmaster only any more.

Course of the Week: Secrets of A Successful Attitude


OpenSesame''s Course of the Week, Secrets of a Successful Attitude by Rosey Conway, demonstrates how soft-skills can be effectively taught online. Knowing the secrets of successful attitude is one of the most important skills in any profession or industry.

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.

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Training Off the Job: Gaining Skills Without Company Backing

CLO Magazine

Individuals looking for a career change or a new skill can work the system without going into debt or giving up on a dream job. Many companies are looking for ways to develop their employees by growing their skills and helping them learn new ones. Wharton said one such resource is state departments of labor, where a wealth of information is available to help people learn about their career options, develop their skills, gain experience and network.

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. It should be designed in a way that helps learners remember by teaching and reinforcing key skills and knowledge.

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Instructional Design vs. Learning Game Design: What’s the Difference?

Knowledge Guru

You’re already on staff and it’s your job to create training content… so it seems natural that you would have the skills to design a serious game or gamification system as well. Few instructional designers have real game design experience or skills.

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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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A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

A large number of psychologists and educational researchers were summoned to develop training materials , as well as to apply their knowledge of evaluation to assess trainees’ skills. In the 1990s, there was notable change in the attitude towards learning.

The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond


It ensures that the course achieves its objectives of successful transfer of knowledge, skills and attitude. There is a forever need for corporate and educational online training to be effective and engaging, and the onus of the same generally lies with Instructional Designers.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

Their knowledge and skill level would be assessed by the automated tools that would in turn give algorithm solutions used in developing course content. However, this attitude seems slowly evading.

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