Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? In answering this question, the first thing managers have to understand is that continuous learning is the modus operandi for all high performance organizations. Learning isn’t in addition to a manager’s job; it IS a manager’s job.

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DevLearn - Google Wave - Organizational Learning - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Social Learning for Management Development: Introducing CoachingOurselves. Developing Talent: Today’s Most Critical Business Imperative. Put your learners on a diet - consider a pull-based learning approach - Free as in Freedom , November 6, 2009. Blogs – Day 1 – An Introduction - Engaged Learning , November 9, 2009. Open source e-learning development 11: Moodle - The E-Learning Curve , November 9, 2009.

Pull, Don’t Push, Employee Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

* This post first appeared in The Business Thinker and The Knowledge Star Blog and is co-authored by David Grebow. The major change in business today is the rate of change. Now, crowdfunding can raise millions of dollars for a new business in a few weeks." – John Psarouthakis.

What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

A sumptuous spread of cerebral and endorphin-inducing fare, the subtext was learning, learning and more learning. That is a strident example of the reach and power of social learning.

Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

MAKING BUSINESS DECISIONS: THE HEART AND THE HEAD. Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. To “earn a seat at the table” where the business managers sit, you must: Speak the language of business.

Reprise: Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part Two)

The Performance Improvement Blog

In "Part One" of this post, I presented some situations in which espoused values (not necessarily values in use) play a role and examples of instinctive reactions that indicate either the presence or absence of a learning culture. . What did you learn from trying to build the app?

Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part Two)

The Performance Improvement Blog

In "Part One" of this post, I presented some situations in which espoused values (not necessarily values in use) play a role and examples of instinctive reactions that indicate either the presence or absence of a learning culture. . What did you learn from trying to build the app?

Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning

Learnnovators

We are fortunate to be living in this most exciting time in history, where we are seeing the evolution not just of learning as a concept, but also of learners and their preferences. Learning is changing dynamically in our schools, colleges and universities. We must learn to be creative.

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. Instructor-centered class (fact to face) – traditional classroom in which instructor controls the content and learning process. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

Are Classrooms Obsolete?

The Performance Improvement Blog

His conclusion is based on his research with very poor children in India who, when given unfettered access to a computer, learned English, math, and science without being in school. Mitra calls this SOLE – a self-organizing learning environment. How they learn and how they learn to learn will shape the cultures of all global organizations. . So I think the classroom, whether in a school, college, or business, still has a place.

Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Jay is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Jay has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to create happier, more productive workplaces. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. Jay is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School. It’s DIY learning.

Hyper-Connectivity: Get Used To It! Educate for It!

The Performance Improvement Blog

He writes: Because of the way every industry — from health care to manufacturing to education — is now being transformed by cheap, fast, connected computing power, the skill required for every decent job is rising as is the necessity of lifelong learning. The days of going to school, learning a skill, and working for a company until retirement have long since gone. I live in a region of the country where many new businesses are being started. Why Learn?

Evidence-Based Management: What Else Is There?

The Performance Improvement Blog

However, I don’t think it’s a conscious choice or because they didn’t listen during their MBA classes. These events might be highly correlated but they are not necessarily the cause of business success or failure.

Overcome Your Formal Education with Unschooling

Bottom-Line Performance

We like to think we are pretty smart, but what did we really learn? Gone is the ability to express free thoughts or articulate a higher level goal for learning than to “get a five.” So this got me thinking about organizational learning.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? Our people are learning and growing fast enough to keep up with the future. ? My team talks about the trends that drive our business. ? We learn something from every interaction with a customer. ? Fourth post in a series.

Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

Until recently, digital video was underutilized by technology-enabled learning solutions. Not surprisingly, all of this video adoption is rapidly changing business applications – including training. 10 Ways Digital Video Is Redefining Learning.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

I might be biased, but being part of the learning and development community is not only fascinating but rewarding. But it’s also the reason that to be the best trainer/ training manager/ chief learning officer, you have to keep your learning and development top of mind too.

LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn has become quite a juggernaut in the corporate learning market. And the company just threw down the gauntlet; it’s now announcing it has completely opened up its learning platform to external content partners.

Switch to Blended Learning for Better Learning Outcomes

Hurix Digital

Instructors are now adopting different teaching methods to fit the learning styles, interests, and expectations of the learners. This is one of the reasons why Blended Learning is becoming the preferred teaching strategy for instructors and learners alike. What is Blended Learning?

Blending the Micro and Macro Learning to Create a High Learning Experience at Work

Learning Wire

Research shows there are more than a few ways to create a high-impact learning experience at work, such as blending micro and macro learning for example. 1 Blurring the lines between micro and macro learning. 2 Create a tapestry of learning experiences.

30 Day Brainstorm Challenge: Day 26 – My Dying Plant

Learning Rebels

We can provide opportunities that encourages thought and active learning. Perhaps with helpful (and very short) newsletters, or the occasional lunch and learn. Share, what baby steps are you taking to grow your culture of learning? .

AT&T Needs a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Clearly, he and his executives recognize the need for employee learning and a culture that supports that learning. First of all, training is not learning. But there’s a catch: They have to take these classes on their own time and sometimes pay for them with their own money.

Switch to Blended Learning for Better Learning Outcomes

Hurix Digital

Instructors are now adopting different teaching methods to fit the learning styles, interests, and expectations of the learners. This is one of the reasons why Blended Learning is becoming the preferred teaching strategy for instructors and learners alike. What is Blended Learning?

Training is Organizational Change

Litmos

In Implementing E-Learning , Jay Cross and Lance Dublin suggested that implementing eLearning was an organizational change. And, it turns out, this is true for training and likely all organizational learning interventions.

Are You Using the EdTech Technologies that the Experts Assume You’re Using?

Mindflash

Long-term: Adaptive Learning Technologies and T he Internet of Things. These two digital strategies also happen to be well-suited to the learning technologies of online training and mLearning. Traditionally, students attend lectures in class.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes.

Do People Really Like To Go On Training Courses?

Upside Learning

More often than not, there are glitches in the learning needs analyses, the design of the training content, the choice of delivery mode, the choice of the trainer, and other such. Attending a course means accepting that you still can learn something. This in turn, requires an alignment and strategic collaboration between the business leaders and their HR partners. The blended approach gives learners and teachers a potential environments to learn and teach more effectively.

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Guest Post: Three Learning Essentials In 2016

OpenSesame

That set the role of L&D clearly: we were to collect information, interpret it and deliver it – typically via live classes – to employees of the organisations we worked for. As a result, business has sped up. A new world of learning.

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The Three C’s of Successful Training Organizations

Mindflash

Context includes the business vision, mission and strategy — the culture of the organization and where leadership wants the organization to be in the next 1, 3, 5, 10 years. You must know what the organizational capabilities are today and what they need to be in the future.

The ‘Wikified’ Future of Employee Training

Mindflash

Business, HR, and learning leaders must think differently about corporate training and focus on those informal and collaborative strategies that will save money and increase the breadth of organizational learning.&#.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. In this session, you’ll learn about how coaching can help individuals, teams, and enterprises build resiliency to avoid or alleviate burnout.

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eLearning Tour - May 21 - Free

Tony Karrer

Our tour guides and their topics are: Bob Mosher - Performance Support Tools Judy Brown - Mobile Learning Solutions Karl Kapp - Games and Simulations Tony Karrer - Self-Paced and Other eLearning Solutions Each tour guide will give a brief overview of what's happening out there and then we'll see examples. Sign up on the Learn Trends site and Attend the Event. Recently, he won the Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Bryan for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

Beyond the Lab

CLO Magazine

The time has come for corporate universities to take a fresh look at research in order to meet the needs of their students and address the increasing challenges of new technology and rapidly changing business models.