Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary

G-Cube

This is what the topic of discussion was in one of the panel discussions in this year’s LearnX conference (held last week in Sydney, Australia), where I was invited as one of the panelists along with Connor O’ Keefe (DEEWR), Nicole White (Senior Learning Designer), and Mark Fenna-Roberts (ITC Learning). Here is summary of topics that were discussed and key points that I took away from the discussion –.

How to Replace Meetings With Video-Based Discussions

TechSmith Camtasia

Even with virtual meeting options, it can be difficult to schedule due to time zones constraints and limited availability on people’s already busy calendars. Sometimes it can even take longer to schedule a meeting with a busy group of stakeholders than the meeting itself actually lasts. It can be frustrating when you are in the middle of a good discussion, but all of a sudden the scheduled time is up and you have to cut it short before completing the goal of the meeting.

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Webinar Recap: Constellation Research, Check Point Software Technologies and CloudShare Discuss New Business Acceleration Cloud

Cloudshare

If you missed our recent webinar, “ How Business Acceleration Cloud is Revolutionizing Software Sales ,” you’re in luck. Business Acceleration Cloud (BAC) features purpose-built environments and software designed for applications like sales enablement , virtual training , and sandboxing in the cloud. He discussed the different business, tech and social demands that brought it about, highlighted strategies and discussed what goes into BAC infrastructure.

The Discussion Continues on Impact and ROI

CLO Magazine

We continue October’s discussion this week on ROI (level 5) and impact (level 4). L&D exists for many reasons, but I suggest the most important reason is to help our organization accomplish its business goals, such as higher sales, increased productivity, reduced costs and greater customer or patient satisfaction. Most L&D departments are also responsible for leadership development, which is sometimes itself a business goal.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Discussion Groups in eLearning: Why it Matters?

ProProfs

In the world of online learning, discussion groups, discussion boards, discussion forums or threaded discussions are of vital importance. A discussion forum offers a place to instructor-to-learner and student-to-student interaction to take place. Thanks to the technological advancement, a lively online discussion is the best way to ignite a creative spark and make ideas flow. Advantages of Online Discussions for Students.

Build An Air-tight Business Case For A Learning Platform

Docebo

Get internal buy-in from your key decision makers with an air-tight business case. To carry out your tasks efficiently and align learning to wider business objectives, you understand how learning technology increases productivity and makes your learners’ experience with your L&D programs better. This means it takes time to build a learning platform business case for the enterprise. 3 Keys To Building an Airtight Business Case For a Learning Platform.

eLearning Business Alternatives - Good Discussion

Tony Karrer

An interesting conversation is starting around this month's big question - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? Tom Haskins is telling us that we had better: Leave a clean corpse Now that I have pictured ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors as obsolete, the question remains how long their customers will pretend the world has not already changed this dramatically. Valerie Bock counters with Formal Content: It's not dead yet!

Paul McElvaney joins Sky TV for Public Sector’s Digital Transformation discussion

Learning Pool

Discussing the Digital Transformation of the Public Sector, CEO, Paul McElvaney features on Sky TV’s new IT Innovation series, ‘Digitalization of the Public Sector’. Learning Pool’s CEO, Paul McElvaney appeared in the episode ‘ Digital Support ’, along with two other companies at the heart of the digital transformation, to discuss the many ways technology assists businesses in improving their service offerings.

2020 Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning study identifies global leadership gap

CLO Magazine

Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning recently published a study which revealed how the leadership requirements in all industries have shifted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Leveraging Training to Go Beyond with Sales Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design and Training Delivery, Synchrony

Whether you’re pitching a new training program, improving your onboarding process, or working to move a key metric, the trick is to optimize content creation and deployment for maximum results. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design & Training Delivery at Synchrony, will lay out a schematic for Sales Enablement, and demonstrate where training should fit in your overall strategy.

Using e-learning strategies in your business

Matrix

This distinction should be at the very heart of your business’s e-learning strategy. Doing this means that they can discuss and digest what they have learned while it is still fresh in their minds. The post Using e-learning strategies in your business appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Convergence Training

If you prefer your learning evaluation information in written form, just scroll down for the transcript of our discussion. And if you’d like to read other discussions we’ve had with Will, click these links to learn more about spaced practice , the effectiveness of elearning , smile sheets, and learning myths v. Many thank to Will for participating in this discussion on learning evaluation and for everything he does.

Connecting your training business with integrations

Arlo Training & Events Software

When your software systems talk to each other, your team can focus on building a great training business – not manually moving data around.? Zapier allows you to connect your training management system with more than 2,000 other business apps to automate repetitive tasks.

Why Client Engagement Matters to Your Online Course Business

Client Engagement Academy

According to a report published in The Manifest recently, only 6% of small businesses are focused on retaining their customers. It’s a fascinating question, and if you’re part of the 94% that are not focusing on this, I’m going to discuss a few things today that will hopefully change your mind and show you why joining the rest of us over here in the 6% category will massively impact and accelerate your business in a positive way.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

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. of addressing a business need. to solve the business problems that need solving.

A great business story starts with you

OpenSesame

As you find ways to articulate your vision for the business, don’t forget the central character – you. As the founder, your business story is compelling, and you should be prepared to step into the spotlight as the face and voice of your brand. .

3 Strategies to Engage Learners on eLearning Discussion Boards

NovoEd

When students actively participate in class discussions, they learn to articulate their perspectives, consider their peers’ differing viewpoints, and take ownership over their own learning experience. There is clearly value in collaborative learning, but engaging learners has its difficulties, especially when it comes to encouraging engagement on eLearning discussion boards. 3 ways to Engage Learners on eLearning Discussion Boards. Discuss and respond to five classmates.”.

Moving learning back to the business

Challenge to Learn

Moving learning back to the business Learning has become too far detached from the business side of companies. We need to move learning back to the business. In this blog post, I address a couple of problems I see stemming from the disconnect between learning and the business and discuss some positive trends for the future. This means knowledge has to be transferred from the business to the learning and development (L&D) department.

Critical Business Communication Setbacks – Challenges and Remedies

Learnloft

According to a statistical survey, 28% of business houses reported poor communication as the primary cause behind failing to deliver a project on time. As a student, working on business communication homework help you to develop nitty-gritty concepts of its theoretical aspects.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. expert discussing the product, offering insights. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. training data, you’d have had to pay a variable fee, with the potential for spiraling costs as your business.

Pros and Cons of Facebook Groups for Your Business

LearnDash

Does it make sense for you to use it in your business? Sometimes it isn’t the business but customers themselves make the group. After spending a bit of time in this Facebook group and others I have really started to think about the impact these groups have on a business. You can use these to help decide if using a Facebook Group is the right decision for your business. businessFacebook Groups have risen in popularity recently.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

One thing that always comes up, and we say no to, is the requirement for a discussion forum. This seems like a bit on an odd omission; we are a social learning platform but we don’t have a discussion forum? The next question that tends to come is, could we build in a discussion forum? Here’s my 3 reasons why Curatr doesn’t have a discussion forum (and never will): 1. Curatr eliminates the participation problem and allows businesses to focus on outcomes and performance.

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StockTalk: Ed-tech experts discuss the sector’s COVID-19 induced boom

Janison

NEWS StockTalk: Ed-tech experts discuss the sector’s COVID-19 induced boom April 21, 2020 Janison Education Group (ASX:JAN) (formerly HJB Corporation Limited) re-commences trading today on the ASX following a successful $10 million capital raising underwritten by Bell Potter Securities to fund global growth initiatives. The company operates a highly scalable software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model providing integrated corporate learning platforms and large-scale digital assessments.

12 Ways to Increase Student Participation in Online Discussions

WBT Systems

Dozens of studies have come to the same conclusion: online discussions strengthen student engagement and learning. But what can you do to increase student participation in online discussions? We’ve been doing some studying of our own and found a dozen tactics that will help you get students more involved in online discussions. Why online discussions are essential to the learning experience. How to increase student participation in online discussions.

Digital Disruption – Opportunity and Threat for L&D. LearningCafe Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

Our final online panel discussion for 2015 and it is not be missed. We discuss: Business drivers for Learning in 2015. Influences changing the business model of Learning. Learning Business partners. Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Sydney. We speak to a panel of experienced learning managers and consultants to review the year that was and the next one in the world of corporate learning.

How to start an online tutoring business and make $10,000 per month?

Pinlearn

Long back, private tutoring was a person-person business. Are you looking for how to start a tutoring business from home or do you want to be an online tutor who wants to earn $10,000 per month but not sure how and where to get started, we have put together this comprehensive guide for educators and educational initiations to start their online career? . If that is not enough, let’s look at the advantages of starting an online tutoring business. . Set up a business plan.

Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

We discuss. State of VR (Consumer & business). Use cases for business. Kain is a seasoned digital entrepreneur,growth hacker, hustler and content creator whose expertise is bringing new businesses to market, deploying the marketing and operational systems for cost effective and sustainable customer growth, and creating compelling experiences that are beautiful, engaging and (most importantly) get results. Thursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview.

Business Continuity: How Can Competency Management Help Now?

Avilar

Tom Grobicki, Avilar CEO, has long been a proponent of using competency management programs for business continuity purposes. We had a chance to sit down with Tom for his perspective, lessons learned from previous business continuity challenges and practical tips for harnessing competency management in response to the current pandemic. In what way is competency management well-suited for business continuity planning, too?

Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget

Pract.us

Small businesses don’t have a ton of money to throw at training. Even the most cost effective program wastes resources if you aren’t training people in skills that improve your business. Your super stars may bring in more business because they’re great with customers. In a learning culture, you help employees identify business-essential skills to work on, then provide them with resources and deadlines. Or you can ask them to discuss it with a colleague.

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Starting a Business Selling Courses

LearnDash

What I usually hear in my discussions with people who are looking to sell an online course is that they want to know which approach is best – they’re looking for a “magic bullet” Unfortunately one does not exist. If there is any secret to selling your course online, it is this: It’s easiest to create a course (and start a business) that is fueled by passion. Starting a business, even a side business selling courses, is hard.

Business-aligned strategies for Leadership Development: An Interview with Dr. Yvonne Catino, VP, Leadership and OD, Infopro Learning

Infopro Learning

Empowering leaders is the key for organizational success in the cut-throat competitive business environment of today. For modern businesses, the key to successful leadership development is achieving an appropriate balance between knowledge-exchange, action and reflection.

CAC-Panel Discussion-Consulting/Contracting

Kapp Notes

Next, we had a panel discussion called Working Collaboratively and Independently Simultaneously:Independent and Contractor and Small Business Forum. The discussion focused on non-compete agreements, intellectual property and other issues related to creating content and ideas for clients. The discussion also centered around how each person got started as a contractor. A discussion about scoping and dealing with scope creep gathered a lot of interest.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. The recording of the presentation and discussion is available on YouTube. At the time, starting a business wasn’t even on my radar. If I was going back and starting a blog now as a tool to build my brand and my business, I would do several things differently. Every business needs a website.

Agile & Learning featuring ADDIE – Tango or Face Off ? Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

The landscape today is characterized by frequently changing business requirements, incorporation of Web 2.0 Also, the demands from learning designers are greater than ever, to show clearer linkages between their decisions with business outcomes. We discuss. Register. Over the years the systematic ADDIE process has proven successful in design and development of learning. However, can maybe ADDIE is too “organised” in today’s world of swift change.

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Chicago and Tulsa Mayors Discuss AI and the Future of Work

CLO Magazine

Two mayors discussed how they are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve their cities and prepare for the workforce of the future at a conference held April 23 in Chicago. Also joining the discussion was Imir Arifi, head of artificial intelligence and machine learning at Health Care Service Corporation. He said Tulsa doesn’t just focus on recruiting businesses, but rather, it acknowledges the creative disruption that’s happening to the workforce.