The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract

Learnnovators

We, at Learnnovators, are privileged to review Dan Pontefract ‘s second book, “ The Purpose Effect ” that is scheduled to release on May 10, 2016. Below is our review of the book and an insightful interview with Dan… THE PURPOSE EFFECT – REVIEW. In his book, The Purpose Effect , Dan Pontefract brilliantly distils the malady that pervades many corporations today. What inspired you to write this book?

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

They don’t have to mean sacrificing creativity, engagement, or effectiveness. An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Developing Effective Custom Training While Respecting Resource Limitations. Can your organization both operate within limits and empower your organization’s learning and development professionals to create engaging, professional, and effective training? Focus on What Makes Learning Effective.

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20+ More Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my list of 12+ Books for Instructional Designers , I received a lot of great suggestions for further reading. Here are 20+ more books suggested by others. ” Design Alchemy : Author Roderick Sims suggested that I include “texts/resources that address Learning Design and not just Instructional Design” such as his own book. This book was positively reviewed in Educa tion Review. Other Books.

Top 20 Books for Learning & Development Professionals

Your Training Edge

Books can be a good alternative. Most likely, you have heard that if you read 500 books about your professional activities, you will become the number one expert. Here you will find 20 perfect books for L&D professionals to improve your knowledge and boost productivity.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

This is why my team and I put together this list of forty-eight books. The books are organized by category: Books recommended by training experts (4). Learning books (4). Corporate training books (3). Instructional design books (6). Learning technology books (2). Virtual instructor-led training books (3). Evaluation & Feedback books (4). Motivation & Gamification books (5). Talent management books (3).

Behavioral Intelligence: The Missing Link and Next Frontier In L&D

CLO Magazine

Starting in the mid-1960s and entering the corporate mainstream in 1995 with the publication of Daniel Goleman’s book, “Emotional Intelligence,” the notion of emotional intelligence entered the corporate lexicon. These include training focused on understanding harassment and unconscious bias, as well as training focused on effective communication, leadership and collaboration. Behavioral Intelligence: The Missing Link.

Reprise: Training Will Not Eliminate Racist Behavior in Starbucks

The Performance Improvement Blog

Again, I commend Starbucks for attacking the problem but I continue to have my doubts about the long term effects of their approach. That’s not how people change behavior. As we argue in our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy , managers must help to develop the people around them.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Her focus has been on utilizing the disciplines of educational psychology, instructional design, and behavioral science to promote and support the improvement of peoples’ lives through sustainable long-term learning and behavioral change.

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

This is a compilation and update of my book list and book review posts. Design For How People Le arn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. The book includes practical tips on working with SMEs and avoiding interactivity and multimedia for the sake of being flashy. Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner is a perfect book for people just getting started in the field. Read my full review about this practical book.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. Myths of behavior change. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. Maxfield suggests using questions and reflection to help people arrive at their own conclusions about how and why they might want to adopt a new behavior. In his book, Your Brain at Work , David Rock identifies autonomy as one of the basic human needs.

6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Here are six learning game design books that are on our must-read list: Play to Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games. As a trainer interested in game design, you know that games are more effective than lectures. This book bridges the gap between instructional design and game design; it’s written to grow your game literacy and strengthen crucial game design skills. Kapp gets practical in this book, too.

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Book Review: Don't Hire the Best

ID Reflections

The most recent book I completed is Abhijit Bhaduri’s ( @AbhijitBhaduri ) Don’t Hire the Best. Intrigued by the title, I approached the book with some amount of curiosity. After completing it, I can say with conviction that it is a book all recruiters, HR and L&D personnel, leaders and managers ought to read. The subtitle of the book is: An Essential Guide to Picking the Right Team. However, the book per se is much more than that. book_review HR L&D

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. Myths of behavior change. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. Maxfield suggests using questions and reflection to help people arrive at their own conclusions about how and why they might want to adopt a new behavior. In his book, Your Brain at Work , David Rock identifies autonomy as one of the basic human needs.

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. It turns out the book is nonfiction business book about applying Lean and Agile principles to the development of learning-related projects. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about?

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner is a perfect book for people just getting started in the field, especially those who are current students or are switching to instructional design or training from another career.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about. In other words, it’s about creating an effective website. Once the problems have been identified in an audit, remediation might an effective choice.

Join the LearningToGo Six Question Challenge and Win a Free Book!

Learningtogo

We’re expanding on Marshall Goldsmith’s 10-day Behavior Changing Technique. The idea is that if you consciously focus on a behavior change every day you will achieve a change in a dramatically short period of time. What is perhaps most remarkable is that Goldsmith has managed to show measurable change in only ten days, where previous studies had shown that you need at least 60 days to change behavior. Why is his technique so much more effective?

5 Best Employee Training Books

WalkMe Training Station

Books are an excellent way of learning techniques involving training, and new ways of connecting with your employees. They can range in topics from practical business practices with case studies and research, to more subjective insights into human behavior. Shorter business books focus on the central ideas, provide a clearer argument and move more information into graphical tables and the like. The Learning and Development Book, by Tricia Emerson and Mary Stewart, 2011.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about. In other words, it’s about creating an effective website. Once the problems have been identified in an audit, remediation might an effective choice.

How to Effectively Manage Your Employees and Promote Positivity

Your Training Edge

If you want to effectively manage your employees, you need to commit to being a genuinely good leader. For one, instead of allowing bullies to bring everyone down, show them you refuse to tolerate their behavior. You can let them color in a coloring book, or decorate the office.

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

Every course or training initiative has at least one of two goals: to bridge knowledge gaps , and/or to transform the learner’s behavior. Instructional designers aim to provide the necessary content to accomplish these goals, but sometimes the delivery of a course or training isn’t very effective. Luckily, there’s a proven process that helps you measure the effectiveness of your courses and start to fix any problems in their delivery. LEVEL 3: Behavior.

How to Effectively Manage Your Employees and Promote Positivity

Your Training Edge

If you want to effectively manage your employees, you need to commit to being a genuinely good leader. For one, instead of allowing bullies to bring everyone down, show them you refuse to tolerate their behavior. You can let them color in a coloring book, or decorate the office.

3 Must-Read Neuroscience Books

eLearningMind

Sometimes referred to as “neurolearning” or its dastardly cousin “neuromarketing,” the study of the brain gives us insight into becoming more effective at what we do. So it’s no wonder that at the offices of eLearning Mind, you’ll find the members of our team reading articles, discussing neuroscience theory, and of course, with our noses stuck in the best books of our time. The post 3 Must-Read Neuroscience Books appeared first on eLearning Mind.

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Boost Compliance Training Effectiveness Through Gamification

Coreaxis

Completing compliance training is like reading a two-thousand-page book—you want to finish a chapter and feel you are moving forward so it doesn’t seem impossible to complete. The goal is to drive behavioral change, not check off a compliance training box.

47 books sales teams should have on their shelves

TalentLMS

The books on this list are exactly where you need to begin. We scoured the internet, followed up on Amazon and Goodreads, and collected the most often mentioned, highly-rated, and most popular books on sales. The list contains some of the best sales books ever written, sales training books, sales management books, as well as the best books on sales skills and techniques. Classic books for salespeople. Sales training books. Get the book here.

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Top 12 Books Every L&D Manager Needs to Read!

Growth Engineering

We’re going to navigate you through the latter and point you in the direction of the best L&D books! How We Learn: Throw out the rule book and unlock your brain’s potential’. We’re suckers for informative fun at Growth Engineering and Carey’s book is an engaging exploration into the psychology of learning. This book will help you lay the foundations for an organizational culture capable of unlocking the inner superhero within your learners!

Sneak Peak: My Book on Gamification of Learning and Instruction

Kapp Notes

For a while I have been stealthy working on a book titled “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction&#. Here is some leaked info about the book…look for it in Spring 2012. Chapter Four reviews research studies describing the effectiveness of games as well as the effectiveness of specific game elements such as the use of avatars and third person vs. first person view point.

How Microlearning Impacts Coaching and Behavior Change - Tip #149

Vignettes Learning

Change is Hard Each time I forget to bring a bag, I resolve to change (I'm going to bring a shopping bag next time); however, my behavior has not (I still forget!). People find it hard to change their behavior EVEN after a life-changing event. Micro-Coaching One of my favorite books by Ken Blanchard is the One-Minute Manager (1982). The book talks about the three key secrets of being a good manager: goal setting, praising, and redirecting or reprimanding.

3 Keys to Creating Effective Training

The Learning Dispatch

In that commentary, I suggested that you choose a method that would be effective. This month, we take a quick look at what “effective” means, and one approach to creating training that gets the job done. . To Develop Effective Training, Start at the Beginning. What does it mean for training to be effective? . She focuses specifically on changing behavior in the workplace. So, what does it mean for training to be effective?

Design: Behaviorism Has It’s Place

Kapp Notes

Stephen Downes in his response to my post titled Definitions: ABCD Objectives writes It remains puzzling that so much of the instructional design community remains rooted in behaviorism - this more than 30 years after the theory was abandoned everywhere else I am not sure behaviorism has been abandoned everywhere else. They want to program you to behaviorally respond, and, at least with my kids, they are doing a good job. Some things require measurable, behavioral outcomes.

Power-up Performance – Session #2: Delivering Feedback that Inspires Behavior Changes – Webinar Recap

Gameffective

During our recent webinar session with Organizational Psychologist and Executive Coach Dr. Eyal Ronen, we focused on delivering feedback that inspires real behavioral changes. The key to effective, behavior-altering feedback is clarity. Delivering positive feedback effectively. For it to be effective, positive feedback should be delivered in the form of commending specific actions, not just a general ‘you are doing a great job!’.

What is Effective Leadership?

Everwise

We read articles about them, buy their products, and obsessively analyze their behavior for clues about how we can channel some of their success. Above all, the position demands that a leader be effective, but that becomes a rather complicated concept upon closer examination. Four major voices in the leadership analysis conversation came together in 2014 to write a book called, “ Collective Genius ,” which explores how to lead innovative teams.

How to Effectively Sell Your Online Courses Using Email Marketing

learnWorlds

Email marketing is 40x times more effective at acquiring new customers than social media marketing – Facebook and Twitter ( McKinsey , 2014). 5 Email Marketing Metrics: How to Evaluate and Use Them Effectively. Email Marketing Metrics: How to Evaluate and Use Them Effectively.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

Getting More Out of Online Training to Drive Real Behavioral Change

Training Industry

As David Kelly notes, we can obtain a book or video, but we still have to read or view it. Yet, while a blended learning program can certainly produce cost savings, that doesn’t mean learning and performance effectiveness is a given.

Cheap books on learning worth the price

Jay Cross

and started devouring free books on Amazon Kindle Unlimited. I spend on average of $40 a month on hardcopy books, so this seems like a steal. Since I’m in the midst of writing a book on solo/DIY learning, I thought I might learn something from these freebies: 45 Elearning Tips and Tricks , by John Araiza. The book tells about speed reading, but doesn’t explain how to do it. (It At twenty pages, this is more a pamphlet than a book. Effective Learning.

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The 10 best Instructional design books: Resources for beginners and professionals

eFront

That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 10 books on Instructional Design (ISD) and related topics that, in our opinion, are considered “must read” or “highly valuable” resources on the subject. If you are relatively new to the field, this is one of the books on Instructional Design that will prove invaluable in helping you get a better understanding of the core principles of your profession. Plus, what’s better than taking a book to the beach?

Project Management Book of Knowledge: Top Tips for Success

WalkMe Training Station

Understanding human behavior is an advantage, alongside leveraging advanced communication skills to align staff perspectives with the objectives in question. Whether you’re already in the field or simply seeking inspiration, you’ll enjoy these great tips, which collectively serve as a project management book of knowledge. A critical starting point is devising an effective plan of action.

The Brain and The Stories We Tell: Top Reasons Why Stories Change Our Behavior

Vignettes Learning

Has the character changed our behavior? million audiences and a prolific author who has written 34 books, Kendal Haven answers with a resounding yes! We need effective story structures to ensure the accuracy of the information being conveyed through the story. Designers can effectively use details to insert learning content in the stories.