Big Question Thought Leaders

The Learning Circuits

I'm happy to announce that several thought leaders have joined together with me to revitalize the Big Question. We will likely be trying some different things over the next few months. What exactly, we aren't sure. We'll figure it out as we go.

Big Question - In the Year 2019

eLearning Cyclops

The March Big Question from Learning Circuits is What will workplace learning look like in 10 years? There will be a need for trainers and/or knowledge managers who will guide, coach, be a catalyst for, and monitor social media and informal learning. A much improved 2nd life or similar online environs will allow quality role-playing, coaching, immediate feedback, etc.

April Big Question - Content Vendor Value

Tony Karrer

Since I'm likely not going to be blogging for about a week starting Friday, I thought I'd get an early jump on this month's Big Question from LCB - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? There's really a lot at stake in this question in that it goes far beyond the question. One of the most important questions is: What's the added value provided by content providers over alternative information sources?

How to Coach with Tammy Gooler Loeb


In this LMScast Chris Badgett from LifterLMS dives into how to coach with Tammy Gooler Loeb. Tammy is a career and executive coach, a facilitator, a speaker, and a podcast host. Chris and Tammy discuss the fundamentals of teaching versus coaching. Don’t question it.

March Big Question: Supporting New Managers?

The Learning Circuits

And that means that we can ask this month's big question - a few days late. This month's big question actually was a question asked by an attendee at Jay Cross' presentation on informal learning at ASTD TechKnowledge. So, this month, The Big Question is.

Big Question Follow-up - Are There Trade-Offs?

Tony Karrer

The Big Question for January - Quality vs. Speed received some responses that caught me a bit off-guard. Several people have stated in various ways that they question the question (with language that ranges from "implicit assumption" to "dumb" to "insane"). I posted on LCB a follow-up set of questions that gets at some of the contention.

My E-learning predictions and plans for 2011 #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

On that community he runs a series of post regarding ‘The big question’ The question of the month is: What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? In stead of creating complete courses he will be coaching learners and Sme’s and instead his writing role will become more an editorial role. LCBQ e-Learning EasyGenerator Innovation Learning Circuit The big question Vision on e-Learning

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The questions prompt quite a lively and interesting discussion among online community members. The Learning Circuits Big Question for May is: How do we need to change in what we do in order to address learning/performance needs that are on-demand?

Coaching & Learning

Learning Cafe

Over the past several years, coaching has emerged as behavioural change and personal learning intervention. Initially targeted at senior management, coaching is being used for middle management and for performance improvement. Big Questions. Session Overview.

The Big Question: What did you learn about learning in 2008?

Clive on Learning

The Learning Circuits Blog Big Question for December is 'what did you learn about learning in 2008?' "An appropriate blend of online, self-directed learning with face-to-face, coaching and other techniques seems ideally suited for management development."

eLearning Cyclops: Making It Over The Wall #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

Over at the Learning Circuits Blog the Big Question is "How do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning?" A big barrier for too many organizations is simply getting access outside the firewall especially access to social media. It's The Big Question #LCBQ.

eLearning Cyclops: Great Resource for Using Graphics in eLearning.

eLearning Cyclops

The eLearning Coach. Recently I had the pleasure of attending a presentation by the eLearning Coach , Connie Malamed, at an ISD breakfast we have for our Johns Hopkins instructional designers. So, thank you eLearning Coach for the fantastic presentation and for sharing your knowledge at One More Thing to Add - Big Question #LCBQ. My Big Question Response - Predictions for My 2011. It's The Big Question #LCBQ.

Process Makes Perfect: It’s All About the Details

CLO Magazine

Once an executive has agreed to engage in a coaching relationship — a major prerequisite for it to have any value — an inclusive and detailed process follows. That is, of course, if the individual situation allows for coaching to begin with.

Know Your Prospect and Speak to Their Concerns


So that leaves one big question: Now that you know who to talk to, how will you engage them? Fortunately, sales enablement platforms like Allego make it easy to coach your sales teams on the needed skills, knowledge, and messaging.

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Is training personalization feasible in corporate learning?


However, the big question in today’s corporate learning circles would be: “Is it even feasible in a corporate setting?”. Having defined what PL is, we now go back to the big question. “Is We live in a world where everything personalized sells.

Informal Learning - 2010

eLearning Cyclops

Remember, you cannot truly manage informal learning, but you can facilitate learning along with coaching others to facilitate learning. You can also coach learners on how to effectively use social media to meet the learning objectives they set for themselves. link] Plus, last November the Learning Circuits blog's Big Question was " Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning ," which had many valuable comments and advice for anyone implementing social media in the workplace.

Teacher Appreciation Week – A Conversation with Chris Badgett on the World of Online and Offline Education Honoring Teachers


Through teaching people how to work with sled dogs and later managing a company that trained new team members every year, Chris built out and engaged with his teaching skills by conveying information and coaching people on how to do all these things with equipment, procedures, and tools.

Supporting New Managers

Tony Karrer

I've just read his answer to this month's big question - What Would You Do to Support New Managers? While I'm on it - one of the most important aspects of helping managers transition is to effectively support and coach them over time. The question is always how do they get that coaching support. Ray Sims has been doing great stuff over on his blog: Sims Learning Connections.

Brain Learning and eLearning Design

The Learning Circuits

David Grebow suggested this month's Big Question (thanks David). But even with all of that discussion there's a question of whether people are really making changes to the design of their online learning.

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Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

Great question! How interactive your module needs to be, comes down to the definition questions you asked prior to entering into the development phase of your module. Questions such as: Who are your learners? If you haven’t asked those questions yet, go and do it now.

Leadership Development Has Failed. But There’s a Better Model

CLO Magazine

A revolution is forming, presenting you, the learning leader with a big question. Gallagher is CEO of the Influence Success Company, a team coaching and development firm. We are swamped by leadership advice from countless gurus. In the U.S.,

Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

The Learning Circuits Big Question for this month is: If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see?

Action on Informal Learning - Leads to Great Questions

Tony Karrer

A liberal blog policy and encouragement to blog For every new piece of formal learning, explore complementary informal learning opportunities â€" explicitly driving this exploration through process Culturally institutionalize After Action Reviews Require personal learning plans Encourage and support coaching. I would also suggest that each of these items suggest possible great questions for this month's Big Question - What Questions Should We be Asking?

Google Wave - Social Media Resources - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The eLearning Coach , November 4, 2009. Review: The Back of the Napkin - The eLearning Coach , November 2, 2009. Big Question - Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning - MinuteBio , November 2, 2009. LC’s Big Q: How To Make The Case For Social Media? Big Question - Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning , November 2, 2009. Big Question (13). LC’s Big Q: How To Make The Case For Social Media?

How (and Why) You Should Promote Informal Learning with Trainees (and the Boss)


In today’s faster, cheaper, better world the fact that 75% of learning takes place without a structured training intervention is a big glowing dollar sign to business leaders trying to pinch pennies.

Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Learning Professionals - Skills 2.0 - Learning Circuits Big Question July 2009 - The E-Learning Curve , July 2, 2009. Reality eLearning - The eLearning Coach , July 10, 2009. The Big Question , July 7, 2009. The Big Question , July 7, 2009. Big Question: What new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals? Learning Professionals - Skills 2.0 - Learning Circuits Big Question July 2009 , July 2, 2009.

Learning Responsibility

Tony Karrer

The big question for March 2008 is - Scope of Learning Responsibility? Karl Kapp helped me pull this question together and it's been interesting to see the responses so far. He points out that we have responsibility around: Wide range of approaches (resources and job aids, portals, knowledge management, eCommunity, coaching, mentoring, informal learning, etc.), I wanted to capture some thoughts as I've been reading these posts so far.

New Presenter and Learner Methods and Skills

The Learning Circuits

Hence, this month's big question is: New Presenter and Learner Methods & Skills? Related questions: What should we do as presenters in this multitasking world? Should presenters coach (or ban) people away from multitasking?

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. I’d ask questions and edit it. Please let me know if you want to be a Learning Coach for me on another topic. And a big part of the problem is just how many there are and how fast they change.

WordPress Learning Management System Website Accessibility with Susan Wheeler-Hall


Susan: Sure, that was a big question. ” That was more of my coaching work. So yeah, it was a six-week course, and I really enjoyed doing that, but again, that’s one of the coaching, counseling work. I’m a big fan of the giveaway.

Conversation on Conversations

Tony Karrer

Ken Allan really somewhat crystallizes it as a question of " Knowing WHEN to switch ?" In Conversation Questions , I pushed this a bit further based on Nancy Dixon - What Do We Get From Conversation That We Can't Get Any Other Way?

Rewiring Leadership Development

Learning Cafe

In light of this, the majority of respondents “prioritised training, coaching and mentoring as the best way to develop tomorrow’s leaders”. Several other recent global articles though, have questioned the current approach we are taking to leadership development. Big Questions.

Performance Support in 2015

Tony Karrer

The Big Question for May is Learning Technology 2015 – it asks what we expect workplace learning technologies to look like in 2015. Please add your predictions to the big question. I definitely want to include Performance Support as part of the discussion. In a post on my CTO Blog , I talked about Match Performance Support ,the performance support that goes along with many matching solutions such as in eHarmony.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month is Workplace Learning in 10 Years : If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? How big are they as compared to today? redeploying training staff as mentors, coaches, and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers, and cutting costs. How big are they as compared to today?

Types of Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

Let me ask you an honest question. Coaching component. Learning journeys, coaching power, BI tool – built-in, metrics abound. Before jumping into the big question of LXP vs LMS, and hopefully stop folks from trying to compare Talent LMS to say Degreed or Learn Amp to Docebo, I’ll cover the others first. Coaching is a component of the platforms – Some do a better job than others, Mind Tickle! What is your personality type?

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

Coaching and Mentoring tools (mobile is a key component). The big question mark is how will VLPs, that focus on the corporate market, play once the LMS space fully utilizes all the video management functionality that exists out there? When SaaS to SaaS only tools as part of the bundle shows up – that will be a big differentiation, in a good way. . Coach and Mentoring tools . It’s that time of the year.

Learning Campaigns: Driving Engagement and Performance Improvement – Part 3

Fort Hill Company

The big question now is: Can we improve the quality and frequency of social learning interactions with campaigns compared to social learning exhibited in standalone challenges? The answers to these questions provide a unique view into what is occurring in the work environment (outside of formal settings) that supports and promotes self-directed learning.