Community of Practice and the TorranceLearning Download

The Performance Improvement Blog

One of many methods of organizational learning is a “community of practice”. This is a term coined by Etienne Wenger to describe “…groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.”

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Are you looking for a way to market your online course business but don’t want to write article after article? How do you find experts to interview? You’re more likely to get a yes and already know their specialties make a good fit for your students. business

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Closer Collaboration with Colleges Can Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

Jerry Brown approves a bill passed by the legislature in September, California will join Oregon and Tennessee on the list of states offering tuition-free community college programs. Closing the Skills Gap. You can’t do better than that,” he said. If Gov.

Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It

Pract.us

You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. You have a skills gap. Businesses aren’t investing in training programs.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. design project you know that it can feel like there. critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. doing?

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? “Skills Gap” Solutions.

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.

Podcast 30: Learning From Customer Conferences – With Tristan Jordan and Tara Pawlak of Community Brands

Talented Learning

EPISODE 30 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUESTS: Today I’m thrilled to welcome two executives from Community Brands – EVP and General Manager, Tristan Jordan , and Director of Marketing, Tara Pawlak. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: JOHN: First, maybe we should introduce Community Brands.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

I found out several months ago, when I hosted a roundtable with leaders from two prominent member-based organizations – Kevin Pierce , Manager of Digital Learning at The American Academy of Dermatology and Jake Gold , Director of Education at The Community Associations Institute.

What Is The Business Value of Online Learning?

LearnDash

How valuable is online training for businesses, and how can they calculate ROI? You’ve heard a lot about online learning, but how do you know it’s the best solution for your organization? Many businesses have ample need for more efficient training, whether it be for new hires, continued learning, or leadership development. For some organizations, outsourcing training to a community college or special seminar course may be the best option. Close the talent gap.

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager #astdl20

Learning Visions

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager with Jim Storer (@jimstorer) of The Community Roundtable Community = shared purpose, common needs Even if you think you’re doing something in private, it is discoverable and you could be outed. It’s not about the tools Responsibilities of a Community Manager: Don’t have a build it they will come mentality. Good community managers know how to channel that. Drama central When someone takes over a community.

3 Tips for Effective Title IX Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

It’s critical to know what steps to take and how to take them for issues that necessitate further investigation. It demonstrates to your campus and the community as a whole that your organization takes these issues and complaints seriously.

Should We Do More Apprenticeships?

Pract.us

Most companies don’t do long training programs like apprenticeships. industries offer them and most companies complain of a skills gap in the workforce, enterprising businesses could use these programs to jump ahead of the curve and gain a competitive advantage.

How to Align Gamification with Business Objectives

Growth Engineering

Find out how to use the power of gamification to transform your business. In the modern business world, one thing is certain – change! The question is, how do we respond, adapt and pre-empt the changes ahead to succeed in the future? Create a Learning Community .

Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Growing Your Business - Innovative Marketing Using Social Media. Seeing The Invisible: How To Identify Early Indicators Of Gaps In Instructional Design And Training Effectiveness. What is ‘Cloud Computing’, and what can it do for Education? What do online instructors have to know about H1N1? How to build an online community | Community Building , September 16, 2009. Knowing Doing Gap (7). Best of eLearning Learning.

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

KnowledgeCity

While many believe Title VI applies to everyone, there are certain exemptions, such as religious institutions that do not have to adhere to Title VI requirements if they do not receive federal funding for any programs. In 1963, President John F.

4 BIG business problems you can solve with adaptive learning

Axonify

We’re in different communities. That said, the realities of modern business have introduced a new set of challenges that are often shared across companies and industries. As companies grow and roles become more complex, how do we enable our people to be the differentiators we need without radically increasing our training budgets? But you can’t do that in an organization with 30,000 employees and only 30 people in the learning and development department.

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Users interact with a product through many different channels and modes of communication, and bridging the gaps between them is essential to your product’s success. I call these gaps mode-shift friction. The success of a product, and a business, can depend on it. Find your gaps.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

Want to know what was missing? Extend this to the Subject Matter Experts and popular spokes-person through a defined communication framework and you have a community of practice in action! It’s Business 101. There are several ways to do that using your learning management system.

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Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common? Did you know that a dial is basically a round slider? With a skilled developer and imagination, dials can do cool things, but this is not what you should pay the price of admission for.

Obama’s Going to Close the Skills Gap. But Does It Even Exist?

Mindflash

So what could possibly be the trouble with more retraining to close the ‘skills gap’? Skills Gap, What Skills Gap? Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has long led the charge of those asserting the skills gap is mostly fictional.

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?

Prepping Middle Schoolers for 21st Century Careers

CLO Magazine

Yet, the STEM skills gap still exists today with more and more industries in need of STEM skill talent. However, some organizations do see the problem, and not only are they working to address it, but they’re working to prepare young people for a better future workforce.

The Path to a Diverse, Vibrant Tech Community

General Assembly

But many passionate, prospective developers from underserved and overlooked communities do not have the resources, time, or opportunities to pursue their passions and get the skills they need to transform their careers. But there’s still much more work to do.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

Want to know what was missing? Extend this to the Subject Matter Experts and popular spokes-person through a defined communication framework and you have a community of practice in action! It’s Business 101. There are several ways to do that using your learning management system.

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L&D's Role in a Purpose Driven Workplace

ID Reflections

They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How. Simon Sinek expresses this brilliantly in his popular TED talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action: But very, very few people or organizations know why they do what they do. Why do you get out of bed in the morning?

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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. LinkedIn offers nearly 60 Learning Paths on their Lynda.com platform for hundreds of careers in design, IT, marketing, business, and more. These companies know that people need to acquire new skills to hold onto their existing jobs, move into new jobs, and enter new careers. 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? Ellen Wagner says, " I Ds help transform intangible information assets into things of great business or epistemological value." How do you explain yourself?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). What should you consider when choosing an LMS for business ?

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development.

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. Does anyone know or have the numbers?

5 Ways Gamification Solves Business Problems

Ed App

Gamification is known to engage employees, boost productivity and drive business success. Who would have thought that badges, levels and leaderboards could be the answer to business problems? According to Gartner , many companies have turned to gamification as a tool to design behaviours, develop skills and enable innovation within businesses that use a microlearning LMS. We share with you 6 ways gamification solves business problems. Growth of a Learning Community.

How To Add A Live Event To Your Mostly Online Education Business Mix With Mike Morrison From The Membership Guys

LifterLMS

Learn about how to add a live event to your mostly online education business mix with Mike Morrison from The Membership Guys in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You do such a better job of it than I do. What do you do? Mike Morrison: We do.