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A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Here is an updated version (V3) of the WSD Framework with more charts and descriptions, and now available as a PDF to download under a Creative Commons Licence. 2 – Performance Support Services. 4 – Performance Consulting Services.

Music, learning and pedagogy

Learning with e's

The conversation turned to music, my songwriting and performances with various bands during the 80s and 90s. If you decide to go off on your own, there is likely to be discord, confusion and a general loss of tempo or impetus in a performance. 2) Performance is connection.

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The labelling game

Learning with e's

An interesting psychological study by Rosenthal and Jacobson back in the 1960s showed the problems and benefits that can occur in education when we label children. The Pygmalion effect , as it''s known can be beneficial. The reverse (or the Golem effect ) can also occur.

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What teachers need

Learning with e's

In previous posts we have explored the features of the system and how students can individually benefit from the tools. In this post, we examine how teachers can benefit. RM's Integris platform clearly performs these roles in combination. 2019) RM Effectiveness Review.

How to Measure the Impact of Training on Your Bottom Line

CourseArc

In conversation, we use terms like “great”, “exceptional,” or “very useful” to express opinions, such as what we think of a Christmas or gift or the performance of our favorite team. Money image courtesy of a Creative Commons license by TaxCredits.net.

Individual Motivational Profile – For all to use and needing your help

Learning Cafe

The dominant, behaviourist model goes like this: phase 1: define the behaviour you want; phase 2: pull levers (a training course; an incentive program; a road show; a performance-management system) to get the behavioural change you want; then. Effective Learning

I Believe in the Value of Sharing

Tom Spiglanin

I’m not talking about the monetary value of a social share (which business people are keen on doing ), but rather the less tangible value that comes from sharing knowledge, making an individual more productive, effective, and efficient. We all then benefit from our collective wisdom.

Standard deviation

Learning with e's

Distractions in the workplace are common. It provide important support and offers numerous benefits to help us work better and smarter. Such deviation from tasks can seriously effect productivity, and may compromise the health and safety of self and others.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Auditory Advantage

Learning Visions

Monday, March 19, 2007 The Auditory Advantage Patrick Dunn, in his latest rant, Games are not an alternative vision has this to say: The huge array of tools, techniques and approaches that games producers have developed with the benefit of their consumer-sized budgets are largely available to medium and low-end e-learning producers, if they would just apply their imagination. Whos really used music in e-Learning to good effect? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

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Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?

Your Training Edge

Instead, find ways to more effectively engage your audience by delivering the right training to the right employees at the right time. For example, provide performance support resources online so that people can access the resources they need at the moment they need them.

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Performance Learning Productivity

Effective Metrics for Learning and Development I wonder what Shaw would think if he saw the way learning and development is predominantly measured in organisations today. " The study reported that mandatory training sometimes has a positive effect, but overall has a negative effect.

Video for assessment

Learning with e's

I have always believed that assessment should be primarily for the benefit of the student, not the teacher. When it comes to supporting a student''s progress, showing them what they can do to improve, or perform better is the key.

Why Blended Learning Is Really Just Blended Training

Mindflash

Proponents of blended learning point to several benefits of the approach, including: 1. But that has nothing to do with learning and performance effectiveness, only money. It’s learning by actually performing. And doing it — performing it — is how people really learn.

Fair measures

Learning with e's

Ipsative assessment is not a commonly known method, and yet most of us use it just about every day to measure ourselves. One place where this might be implemented is in reference to tests used with K-12 students in the United States, where teacher performance is currently popular.

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How Trainers are Holding Themselves Back

Mindflash

In many organizations, the value of effective training and performance support programs is not well understood. We need to get away from the widget-based metrics of the past and focus on the impact and value our efforts have on critical business performance.

All together now

Learning with e's

Shirky shows how, similar to hive and swarm behaviour seen in animals, humans perform in networks and thrive within '' architectures of participation '' - so whilst bees make hives, humans create mobile telephone networks and the internet.

Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

It will fail if the user does not follow or is not followed by enough other subscribers to enable the benefits of the network effect. It is worth noting that only the first quadrant of this PLN model is actually performed synchronously, that is, in real time.

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How iPhone Apps Fit Into Online Training

Mindflash

So we turned to Connie Malamed , e-learning consultant, speaker, and author of the popular instructional design website The eLearning Coach , to talk about the benefits and drawbacks of m-learning. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user Veronica Belmont.

Nine Training Alternatives to ‘Correct’ and ‘Incorrect’

Mindflash

Even though it seems futile, this is one of the most common types of feedback we use in e-learning courses to respond to user actions and answers. If possible, allow for more interactivity so learners can try out the simulated software a bit to better understand how to perform a task.

Freinet and social media

Learning with e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use.

Where is the road map?

Learning with e's

Some go all the way through secondary school, still unable to effectively express themselves in writing. He performs poorly again, doesn't want to do any homework or put any effort in, and struggles to catch up. Warning - this is a rant.

Things to come.

Learning with e's

Taylor - chair of the Learning and Performance Institute and a veteran of the fields of skills, productivity and work based learning - will address the title: 'Does Learning and Development have a future?' Yes, things to look forward to.

Everyone's a critic

Learning with e's

I recently blogged about the hidden audience effect , and cited Westfields Junior School's S'cool Internet Radio and David Mitchell's Quadblogging projects as examples of how students can become better engaged with learning when they perform their work for an audience.

Everyone's a critic

Learning with e's

I recently blogged about the hidden audience effect , and cited Westfields Junior School's S'cool Internet Radio and David Mitchell's Quadblogging projects as examples of how students can become better engaged with learning when they perform their work for an audience. Before social media, the school play or the end of term concert was a good way to allow children to perform to an audience, as was the art display and the school sports day.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Hit Us Hard 31% Hurt A Little 33% Not Much Effect 33% Helped Us 3% (Is "it hasnt hurt us yet, but Im nervous" an answer?) Identifying training opportunities (drive performance by improving knowledge/skills). Business leaders want to be changing performance on the job.

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Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

performance strategies that deliver a single purpose-focused outcome. Identify environmental and performance staging elements that align the experience into an emotive, engaging whole. Determine how a relentless plussing process improves performance for maximum results.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010 I recommend this simulation to all those who either are handling a globally distributed team or a project, and to all managers who feel that effective communication is one of the keys to business success. Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning? However Amplify seems to be a much more effective tool for collaborative learning than any other freely available learning tools today.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Objectives -- How Some of them Work

Learning Visions

responses in parens below) Hit us Hard (18%) Hurt a Little (50%) Not much effect (32?) Instructional Objectives The Learning Landscape (how the learning experience goes): Learning Intervention (Learner Learns) Performance Situation (Learner Retrieves, Learner Applies) Learning Outcome (Learner Fulfillment, Organization gets Learning Results) Question : ID creates course on threshing and grinding, but only presents objections on threshing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

He suggests a list of potential outcomes with check boxes , effectively allowing the learner to create his or her own objectives. Chris refers us to Will Thalheimers “The Learning Benefit of Questions&# , in which Will argues that introductory questions have a notable impact on learning.

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

Common examples of screencasts are onscreen tutorials , video lessons , or slideshare presentations. A major benefit of screencasting is that the viewer can watch the screencast at a time when it’s best for them, because learning doesn’t always take place in an academic setting.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Vicki states as the first benefit of learning objectives: "Learners can focus more easily on what is important to their actual workplace performance." Based on their performance, learners will see if they are beginners or advanced, and where their gaps in knowledge might lie.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

Learning Visions

They have become adept at incorporating flash animations, pdfs, PowerPoint presentations, audio-visual material and any number of other techniques for getting training messages across to users in effective and imaginative ways. These lie in their creativity, knowledge, understanding of instructional design techniques and their experience. This has developed in to a partnership for sure, and it is one that benefits both clients and elearning companies.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

world, I see a lot of benefit from the manager having been an IDer and having a MS degree in ID. As such, Ive seen the manager able to champion ideas and standards much more effectively than if there was a lack of degree or experience. Its generally helpful if the immediate manager understands the work that her team performs. Someone with process-improvement or performance-improvement experience (e.g., Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

And hopefully, they are flexible enough that they can be altered as needed in order to create an effective learning experience. This approach saved them a ton of time, and resulted in an effective training program. Lets just be honest about that being their main benefit.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

My argument is that if the information is presented as 'real' conversation it is more believable, more engaging and ultimately more effective. Just like some songwriters benefit from having others interpret their songs (no matter how classic their originals), some SME's benefit tremendously from someone else articulating their powerful knowledge in a way they simply couldn't. Look at games like Mass Effect 2 as a perfect example.

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