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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. will increasingly have a role in all facets of modern business, and particularly modern business learning. Blog this!

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Kirkpatrick Revisited by Barbara on April 18, 2011 in Instructional Design After I finished my post a few weeks ago on Reevaluating Evaluation , I found out that Donald Kirkpatrick , the granddaddy of the Four Levels of Evaluation, was taking a farewell tour before his retirement and would be presenting a workshop at the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) in Minneapolis.

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Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

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Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion. Suddenly, the manager must learn to trust his people on another level. Blog this!

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with. Some companies will use “Level 2: Learning” to measure whether the learners have mastered the training course content.

How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT

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One of the biggest impacts MOOCs have had is not in the massive online arena at all; it is in more traditional forms of education, namely, instructor-led training (ILT). The game has changed and ILT, whether delivered face-to-face or online, is fundamentally different today from what it was before MOOCs came on the scene. Here are some ways MOOCs are improving ILT for all forms of delivery: Higher Expectations. Better Learning Formats. Social and Mobile Learning.

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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?” The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training. Thierry de Baillon , cofounder of Socialearning Consulting, takes this stance in a recent blog post. Blog this!

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Rx for SMEs | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Rx for SMEs by Jolene on January 14, 2011 in subject matter experts , system implementation training Subject Matter Experts are some of the hardest working people on the planet — especially when it comes to system implementation projects. Start a page for each learning topic and add draft learning objectives and content. Blog this!

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives. Textbooks, blackboards, and overhead projectors remain the tools of choice for many teachers, at a time when their students are geared to learn from iPads, PowerPoint, and instant messaging. Blog this!

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you. We make the learning experience as real to them as possible. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Temporary Staffing Revolution by Paul on December 28, 2010 in Temporary staffing A few weeks ago, I grabbed coffee with a long-time family friend that happens to be a training developer. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Power of Your Network by Michael on February 9, 2011 in customer service , marketing , sales , social learning Whether it is building our LinkedIn Contacts or Followers on Twitter, gathering Friends on Facebook or Yammering with our fellow work teams, the buzz of “networking” is always present. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Moving from Teacher to Facilitator by Michael on January 25, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Facilitation , Informal Learning , Training Development As a leader and teacher in the classroom and online for over 15 years, I still face the challenge of making content “real” for learners. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic. But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend. Blog this!

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Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? As support, Anderson provides examples in which exceptional performers (elite dancers, TED Conference speakers), learn from their counterparts around the world by watching them online. Because video is, apparently, a perfect manifestation of social learning theory. Blog this!

5 Must-Adopt Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

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Today, mobile learning is an integral part of most organizations’ training deliveries. In this article, I share 5 mobile learning strategies that you can adopt for corporate training. Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training You Should Adopt. Mobile learning for corporate training refers to the anytime, anywhere training that is available on mobile devices. Promote social or collaborative learning.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? Games seem like a really cool way to add some fun to learning and seem to pose little or no risk to the learning outcome. Fortunately, the question Why persists, and I am beginning to better understand why (and how) we should incorporate games in learning. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support by Jolene on January 21, 2011 in Informal Learning , eLearning , mobile learning , performance support In his blog post Social Learning and the Exobrain , Simon Bostok (prolific and thought-provoking blogger at Hypergogue ), declares: The smart people in learning have been talking about shifting pretty much everything to Performance Support.

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Hey, That's Social Learning! | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Hey, That’s Social Learning! by Jolene on December 14, 2010 in social learning Recently I witnessed a fabulous and fascinating display of social learning – a high school chamber music concert. These kids really get social learning! The eLearning Guild hosted an engaging, curiosity-inspiring conference focused on social learning.

Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 That knowledge has to be replaced and distributed to personnel in different geographic locations, which is where distance learning becomes a necessity.&# Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference.

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How To Measure The ROI Of Online Training?

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As traditional eLearning moves towards mobile learning or mLearning and provides learners the flexibility to learn on the device of their choice (notably tablets and smartphones), the eLearning adoption is gaining further momentum. eLearning and mobile learning provide several benefits to organizations. However, the focus is now shifting to determining its impact and the Return On Investment or ROI of online training. Measuring The ROI Of Online Training.

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How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

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This article outlines how you can use Mobile Learning to increase employee engagement and boost employee performance. Using Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance . Mobile learning or mLearning involves the use of mobile technology to enable learning anytime and anywhere on mobile devices at the learners’ own pace. Just about everything has gone mobile today and Learning is no exception.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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10 Killer Examples Of Mobile Learning To Boost Employee Engagement And Performance

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In this article, I touch upon key facets of mobile learning and how can you use it to impact your employee engagement and performance. How To Use Mobile Learning To Boost Employee Engagement And Performance. Mobile learning is acknowledged as a key training delivery format by organizations across the world. Let us see how mobile learning can be used to drive higher employee engagement and performance. Learn, Recall, and Retain.

How To Measure The ROI Of Online Training?

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As traditional eLearning moves towards mobile learning or mLearning and provides learners the flexibility to learn on the device of their choice (notably tablets and smartphones), the eLearning adoption is gaining further momentum. eLearning and mobile learning provide several benefits to organizations. However, the focus is now shifting to determining its impact and the Return On Investment or ROI of online training. Measuring The ROI Of Online Training.

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What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

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You know you need to convert your ILT to an online format. But “FIDDLESTICKS” (Yes, I said fiddlesticks, this is a professional blog people) you exclaim as you ask yourself “What do I need in an LMS?”. Your association will have their own specific requirements in addition to these features including integration with your AMS, SCORM conformance, and mobile responsive design, among others. Let’s say you’re an association.

7 Examples Of How To Use Mobile Learning To Scale Your Employee Training And Manage Growth

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To keep pace with the organization’s plans for growth, L&D teams need measures to scale employee training, and mobile learning can enable them to achieve this. Through 7 examples, I’ll show you how you can scale employee training through mobile learning. 7 Ways To Use Mobile Learning To Scale Your Employee Training And Manage Growth. Mobile learning is a great fit to scale employee training and keep pace with your growth plans.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

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In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. The desired performance gain and ROI occurs. A positive ROI on training spend is established. Mobile Learning. Digitalization of ILT (to Blended or Fully Online).

A Complete Guide On Blended Learning Solutions

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In this article, I share a guide that you can use as you embark on the conversion of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to blended learning solutions. These pointers will help you create high-impact blended learning programs and a positive ROI. All About Blended Learning Solutions. Before I outline the step-by-step guide that you can use to convert your ILT programs to effective blended learning solutions, let me touch upon a few essentials.

Top 10 Benefits Of Converting Your Instructor-Led Training To eLearning

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Today, several organizations are planning to convert their Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to online training (eLearning or mLearning). The triggers for conversion of ILT to eLearning or mLearning are many. Before I outline the benefits of converting your ILT/Instructor-Led Training to eLearning, a word of caution – this exercise is not about conversion of the existing Powerpoint slides to an online format. Microlearning and learning paths. Higher retention of learning.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

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We are going through a phase of significant and rapid “ learning transformation “. This has led to an adoption of new, immersive approaches to creating impactful learning that can lead to the required performance gain. We also see that L&D teams are on the look-out for measures to evaluate the effectiveness of learning. As a Chief Learning Strategist, I have been part of many such opportunities across the world. mLearning Or Mobile Learning.

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Mobile Apps For Learning In Your Learning Strategy

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Mobile apps are increasingly being seen as the future of learning. Popularity of mobile devices and widespread adoption of mLearning or mobile learning is providing them the required push. In this article, I outline 10 reasons why your learning strategy must include mobile apps for learning. Why You Need To Use Mobile Apps For Learning In Your Learning Strategy. What Are Mobile Apps For Learning?

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

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Parameter 1: What trends reflect the approaches that align better with the way we learn? Parameter 4: What approaches can help with ROI determination? Additionally, the following two trends that were part of the “Emerging or Maturing—Watch out for” show the following adoption: AR/VR for immersive learning: limited adoption. Artificial Intelligence or AI in learning: still futuristic. Digitization of ILT (to Blended or Fully Online). Social Learning.

How To Choose The Right Kind Of Video For Your Employee Training

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Video-based learning has become an important part of corporate training delivery today. This is on account of the wider adoption of mobile learning and microlearning as they both leverage extensively on video-based learning. Sticky learning experience leading to higher retention and recall. Informal learning. Social learning. Support Instructor-Led Training (ILT) or Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT). Social learning.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

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The need for enhanced learner engagement in instructor-led training (ILT) today is stronger than ever and organizations are increasingly looking at active learner participation in instructor-led training deliveries. Why You Need To Digitize Instructor-Led Training: What Are The Factors That Are Pushing Organizations To Relook At ILT Delivery? Alongside the reduction of budgets, there is an added pressure to ensure that there is a demonstrable ROI on the training spend.