Research Brief: Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning

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We know people learn and retain more information through informal channels , on-the-job experience and coaching, but most companies still expect their people to gain the bulk of their knowledge through more formal, structured means. Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning.

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UpsideLMS Sweeps 5 Brandon Hall Excellence In Technology Awards (2010)

Upside Learning

Earlier today, we received emails from Brandon-Hall Group letting us know that our best value LMS – UpsideLMS – has won 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards (2010) awards. In every category, Brandon-Hall announces Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners and UpsideLMS’s tally, for this year, stands tall and impressive with a list of 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze. Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning.

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Why you should start measuring informal learning today

Docebo

That most organizations simply don’t have a mechanism in place for measuring the ROI of informal and social learning in the workplace is more than just a matter of being “behind the times.”. It’s that some teams are missing a critical opportunity to harness all the invaluable knowledge hidden just below the surface — and just out of reach of many learning strategies. Overall, organizations aren’t so great at measuring learning.

Blending Formal and Informal Learning at EMC

Janet Clarey

I just quick wanted to share this blended learning graphic from EMC , a provider of information infrastructure systems (and thanks for letting me use it!). Informal learning involves audio and video podcasts, best practice sharing in communities, and coaching and mentoring. EMC used an analytical framework where the level of objective determines the blended learning methodology and delivery approach.

Blending Formal and Informal Learning at EMC

Janet Clarey

I just quick wanted to share this blended learning graphic from EMC , a provider of information infrastructure systems (and thanks for letting me use it!). Informal learning involves audio and video podcasts, best practice sharing in communities, and coaching and mentoring.

TOP eLearning and Workplace Learning Blogs

eFront

During the last 5 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from an eLearning community of practice that exists in the blogosphere. I did my research and I listed 134 eLearning and workplace Learning Blogs.

Why so many companies want to replace their online training platform

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New Brandon Hall Group data finds businesses are dissatisfied with learning environments. On a four point scale, the highest average satisfaction rating for any type of technology – formal, informal or experiential is 2.83, while the lowest is 1.90.

UpsideLMS wins THREE Awards at 2009 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards

Upside Learning

It was an exciting moment when Tom Werner of Brandon Hall started announcing the names of the winners for various categories in the online ceremony for the 2009 Excellence in Learning Technology Awards. Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Social Learning

However, there they don’t include much discussion about the learning subject matter itself. Our off-shore competitor, whose development rate we later learned an thrifty-sounding $20/hour, came in with a surprising bid: $2 million.

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Upcoming webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs

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Webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs with Brandon Hall Group. Your people are busy, but they need relevant, timely learning experiences that enable their work, not interrupt it.

Why more companies are looking for a new Online Training Software

Docebo

According to new insights on learning technology trends from Brandon Hall Group for 2016, companies that use an online training software certainly have their priorities in order. Docebo Blog E-learning Industry ELEL

Elearning Market Trends 2016: Learning tech falls short of market needs

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Brandon Hall Group’s Learning Technology Study reveals lack of social and mobile tools. Here are five key insights provided in the study that show how and why organizations are embracing learning technologies. Learning Technology Satisfaction Lags.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Information from Microsoft SMB insight report (increase SaaS, investment in tech).

Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

And, no doubt I’ll piss off some people for my opinion of rapid e-learning tools. The person that I wrote the email to was questioning his ability to really create sound e-learning (using a rapid development tool); how to ‘lay it out.’

LMSs that kick ass: Learn.com

Janet Clarey

So, they’re one of the big players among commercial learning management systems. A: Learn.com: We have known since our inception that every user of an LMS is a SME of some kind and that capturing, sharing, cataloging, reusing and reporting on that information is the glue that keeps superior organizations together. We’ve taken major steps to bring the “at home” style of learning into the corporation without making it stereotypically “formal”.

LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

A: Sue Rodeman - We recently launched a suite of Collaborative Tools into KnowledgeHub – Element K’s Learning Management System. These tools are powered by Jive Clearspace and provide integrated access to Wiki’s, Blog’s, and Discussion Forums so that they can be included in a development plan, returned in integrated search results, and linked to from our e-learning courses. A: Sue Rodeman - We believe the way learners want and need to learn are changing.

70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention?

Docebo

The vast amount of learning delivered within the workplace is through formal classrooms and eLearning courses , but the knowledge gained only accounts for about 10% of the learning that occurs.

LMSs that kick ass - OutStart

Janet Clarey

By way of background, Jeff told me that OutStart has two flavors: Participate, their general social software solution and TrainingEdge.com, their SaaS solution which includes LMS, collaborative authoring, and social media specifically configured to support learning. OutStart acquired Participate Systems in November, 2005 and since then they’ve enhanced the system extensively and integrated it with their other learning solutions. Another Friday and another LMS that kicks ass!

Elearning Trends 2016: Social and mobile features are top priorities

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New Brandon Hall Group study found companies want an LMS with social and mobile features. A new Brandon Hall Group study found companies are spending money on their learning and development in 2016 due to being dissatisfied with their current learning management systems (LMS). In many learning and development departments, the study showed social and mobile functions as the top two priorities among companies. Docebo Blog E-learning Industry ELEL

LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga

Janet Clarey

A: Dave Wilkins - Mzinga has taken a comprehensive approach to social learning by developing three models throughout various components of our entire Social Learning Suite. The first, the “Embedded Model,” weaves social learning opportunities throughout the asynchronous learning experience. As with the learning resource-specific features, these social technologies are enabled individually to help organizations bridge more easily from today to tomorrow.

Carmel, California: The new epicenter of educational consulting

KnowledgeStar

We at KnowledgeStar thank our clients — McGraw-Hill, the United Nations, Brandon-Hall Group, Bersin by Deloitte, and the Navajo Nation — for giving us the privilege of working on such exciting […]. Move over, Cambridge, Palo Alto, Madison, Ann Arbor, New York and Nashville — Carmel, California may soon become the hotbed for innovation in education!

6 benefits of social & collaborative learning

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Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. Learning is an experience, everything else is just information” Albert Einstein.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Social Learning

However, there they don’t include much discussion about the learning subject matter itself. Our off-shore competitor, whose development rate we later learned an thrifty-sounding $20/hour, came in with a surprising bid: $2 million.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 15, 2009 Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning [My notes from a webinar. Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning … &#%!? In a disconnected learning system: Need. Learning. Performance The Learning process is often disconnected from the need and the performance. Formal learning is intentional. [I

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. are coming up in the learning industry.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Richard Nantel of Brandon Hall recently posted about average LMS prices. I'm sure many of the organizations at the ASTD conference, for example, are not represented in a survey primarily made up of organization heavily made up of respondents involved in e-learning. (or We discovered many limitations when it came to e-learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Informal Learning -- Getting Learners to Ask the Right Questions

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, February 22, 2007 Informal Learning -- Getting Learners to Ask the Right Questions In a post on informal learning by Ray Sims (thanks to Tony ), he lists out a whole bunch o good things "to do on behalf of increasing informal learning aligned with company strategy and goals." Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Unlock your learner personas to deliver tailored training content

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While important for success, customizing content to learners is a struggle for 53% of companies, a Brandon Hall Group study titled ‘The State of Learning and Development’ found. This blend of formal and informal learning supports learning as it happens in real life.

Ready to Enhance Your LMS Experience?

TOPYX LMS

But, when it comes to your learning management system (LMS), “breaking up” can be the right decision if it increases engagement and reduces the impact on your already-strained budget. Just as its name suggests, a learning management system is designed to promote learning.

From NextLearning 2016: How to support 70:20:10 with online training software

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From NextLearning 2016: How L&D can support social and informal learning with online training software. Does the 70:20:10 learning model hold up in practice? That means that 4 out of every 5 companies have recognized the importance of informal learning in corporate training.

Are You Really Ready for Mobile Learning?

CLO Magazine

With the explosion of the mobile workforce and the fact that most people use smartphones, it’s no surprise that mobile learning topped watch lists as an emerging trend for 2017. The mobile learning market may be worth $37.6 Do mobile learning programs support informal learning?

7 Tips for developing an E-Learning Strategy

Connect Thinking

Part of my job is to provide e-learning strategy support to clients. I have a number of processes for this kind of engagement, and E-Learning Academy members to have access to an e-learning course on Strategy , and a number of other tools and resources. Brandon Hall.