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 books.

Book Review: Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner

Experiencing eLearning

This is a great book for those who are just getting started with training. This book is heavy on the practical, day-to-day considerations of creating training. ” I know some more experienced instructional designers who might do well to follow that last bit of advice.

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The power of one

E-Learning Provocateur

However, you do have a sphere of influence. If Kofman’s work is a bit too self-helpy for you, let me rephrase it in edu-speak: Sometimes the ones most guilty of the knowing-doing gap are ourselves. We know social learning works. So what are we doing about it?

6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Designing a game is no easy task, but do you know what’s even more difficult? 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.

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Doing and knowing

Learning with e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. Nicholas Carr , in his thought provoking book The Shallows, offers much the same critique. Today, I was doing some personal research related to a book I have been reading.

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eLearning Brothers

We’ve partnered with Artisan E-Learning to provide the best combination of eLearning Templates and Books to break through boring eLearning, bad design, and lack of knowledge! Her book on Articulate Storyline 2 will take your knowledge from newbie to ROCK STAR. .

5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf

Mike Taylor

In case you missed it, Connie Malamed and JD Dillon both recently recommended 5 good books for Learning & Development pros. Five New L&D Books To Check Out by Connie Malamed ( @elearningcoach ). This book is a logical next step from Mager’s.

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The power of one

E-Learning Provocateur

However, you do have a sphere of influence. If Kofman’s work is a bit too self-helpy for you, let me rephrase it in edu-speak: Sometimes the ones most guilty of the knowing-doing gap are ourselves. We know social learning works. So what are we doing about it?

47 books sales teams should have on their shelves

TalentLMS

How do you meet this challenge head-on? How do you instill a process that works? The books on this list are exactly where you need to begin. Classic books for salespeople. Sales training books. Sales management books. Sales techniques books.

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Bridging Communication Gaps in Your Organization

Coreaxis

When they do need help, or information, for one of their projects, they will reach out but generally only to managers. She’s already booked some team building events! She understood what all leaders in the workplace should know: communication is an integral part of leadership. You must make certain that your team understands what needs to happen and clear communication, both written and verbal, is the only way to do so.

Close the eLearning Completion Gap

Mindflash

One problem that faces learning and development professionals is that people do not necessarily flock to your course catalog to complete the eLearning you worked so hard to develop. How many features of Microsoft Word do you really use? So what do to?

Close the Coaching Gap

CLO Magazine

Yet there is still a tremendous gap between what is expected of executives and the resources available to help them acquire both the inner-core attributes and outer-core skills and competencies required to achieve those expectations. Executive coaching has the potential to close that gap. This column is an excerpt from his book Intelligent Leadership: What You Need to Know to Unlock Your Full Potential.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. =>

Book Review: “Be Bad First – Get Good at Things Fast to Stay Ready for the Future”

Pract.us

Knowing how to learn. Remember when you started learning how to play an instrument, play a sport or even do your first real job? Remember how you couldn’t get your body to do anything right, how your brain went into black-out mode, and you temporarily lost the ability to use language?

BOOK REVIEW: “Design for How People Learn” by Julie Dirksen

Adobe Captivate

Design for How People Learn” by Julie Dirksen is a heavy book, both literally (top-quality glossy paper) and figuratively. Dirksen’s easy-to-read and well-illustrated book accomplishes that goal in 300 full-color gorgeous pages. and “How do you get their attention?”

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Re-imagining the Book

Jay Cross

Several months ago I decided to write a book about working smarter for managers and executives. I thought I’d be able to do this by changing the voice of the Fieldbook. A friend of mine who has published numerous books sent the Fieldbook to his editor, a PhD English grad in India.

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The 7 principles of fierce conversations every leader should know

Matrix

For everybody not in show business, the communication gaps and misunderstandings are sources of grief and frustration. At a first glance, it seems like a nonsensical thing to do. Let silence do the heavy lifting. Being a good communicator helps a lot in any job.

Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

Do instructional designers or learning experience designers need to know how to use development tools, or should they focus just on analysis and design? What about people who only do development but no design; are they instructional designers?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Go Read a Book

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 Go Read a Book How many books did you read in 2007 that were not work or school related? Craine ) Steven Johnson (Everything Bad is Good For You) (a book of which I read about half of in 2007) argues that games can make us smarter. What do you think?

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Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap

WBT Systems

If you ever hiked up a mountain without the help of a trail, you know how frustrating and, sometimes, dangerous it can be. Learners who tell us that their goal is to start a new career will be shown a complete guide to that career including what skills they need to know, the sequence of courses that teach those skills and even pre-requisites needed to successfully master the skills,” said a Coursera product manager. No longer do they have to wonder, “Where do I begin?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Thats a great description, but it still doesnt help me tell the woman on the playground what it is that I do. How do you explain yourself?

Picture Books

The Learning Circuits

The book starts off with the premise that our brains are hard wired for DBT that makes us concentrate on personal gaps and weaknesses rather than our strengths. Many of the photos do nothing to help understand the book.

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

In an earlier blog post, we took a quick introductory look at some connections between comic books and eLearning. And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. A comic book?”

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me.

Learning Visions

Monday, December 29, 2008 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me. Does this cover me for the 7 Things You Dont Need to Know About Me Meme that Sue Hickton just tagged me to do? I could also say that its exhaustion -- a by-product of motherhood -- three kids ages 5 1/2 - 7 months will do that to a person. So Im just doing six. Hard to resist the pull of needing to do more, more, more. And of doing it better.

Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Rapid eLearning

However, I do appreciate what it takes to get a degree in instructional design and know that what’s learned is valuable and can only enhance a person’s base of knowledge. Because of this, I usually tell people “No, they don’t,” and “Yes, they do.”. Do new things.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Skill gap analysis : Compares a person’s skills to those required to do a job they have been, or will be, assigned to. You should now know your manifest from your module, your cognitive load from your knowledge construction.

Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training

Mindflash

A high-stress work environment where (because everyone is always new) no one knows what they’re doing and customers receive poor service. Recognize what training CAN’T do. Prioritize the To-Do list. How do you determine if training is needed?

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy.

Great people do things before they’re ready.

Marcia Conner

As I work on finishing up a book chapter about taking action and a report about using your brain at work, I found this fantastic quote from Amy Poehler. They do things before they know they can do it. And by doing it, they’re proven right. Now you know.

11 Must Read Books for E-learning Professionals

CommLab India

“Always do more than is required of you.” To make this pursuit a little easy, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 books in the field of e-learning for you. This book provides a brief overview of things involved in designing great learning experiences.

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

A great place to start is with a competency model followed by gaining an understanding of what employees know and what they don’t know. Step 3: Analyze the Skills Inventory and Individual and Organizational Skills Gaps.

Know All about The Players in the E-learning Outsourcing Process

CommLab India

Working together becomes smooth when both parties know their individual roles and responsibilities better. Once they clearly know what they are supposed to do and expect from each other, the process becomes streamlined. Do share your views.

Investing in an Automated Future

CLO Magazine

Mind the Skill Gap. You’re going to have the right technology if you do everything correctly around AI, but unless you have a workforce that’s prepared to design, implement and then manage the results of your artificial intelligence, you’re going to be in trouble.”.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Brent Schlenker

Learning Visions

First, I sat in on a Brent webinar: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It.