Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Another argument is that while people do need to learn, they can do it all on the job with performance support and coaching. A course can include on the job learning, coaching, performance support tools, in other words, the whole shebang.” Use Both Courses and Performance Support.

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Another argument is that while people do need to learn, they can do it all on the job with performance support and coaching. A course can include on the job learning, coaching, performance support tools, in other words, the whole shebang.” Use Both Courses and Performance Support.

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The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ THE JOURNEY: In today’s business environments where: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is the most crucial factor for success. business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. What will the embedded performance support solutions of the future look like?

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

Businesses have historically been very bad at measuring the return-on-investment of their training programs. But many companies have started to wise up—the current business environment is too competitive for organizations to invest time and money in training without observing any impact on the bottom line. A combination of knowledge transfer and performance support. Effective performance support is embedded (i.e.,

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. 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.

THE EVOLVING FACE OF EMBEDDED PERFORMANCE SUPPORT

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith “ You can’t teach people everything they need to know. The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it.” – Seymour Papert THE JOURNEY: In today’s business environments where: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is the most crucial factor for success. Performance Support – the Secret of L&D Success? :

Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary

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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 Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies. Build performance support into every blended learning effort.

The Secret to Connecting Online Training to Business Performance

Docebo

In the book 70:20:10 Towards 100% Performance , author Jos Arets outlines Fredrick Winslow Taylor’s influence on the concept of separating learning and working. . While the purpose of enterprise learning is generally to generate a measurable contribution to an employee, customer or partner’s development and positively impact organizational performance, in practice, it’s often used differently. . Connecting It All To Business Performance.

HOW PERFORMANCE SUPPORT APPS ARE FARING IN TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ) The above quote is from our interview with Charles Jennings. How are companies (big and small) around the world leveraging mobile technologies for performance support today?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

the latest Performance Management Maturity Model. investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. expert discussing the product, offering insights. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. support a worldwide workforce. learning on business outcomes.

Top Benefits of Performance-based Learning via Modern LMS

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In today’s modern era, the perfect learning universe comprises of modern Learning Management System (LMS), Learning & Performance Platform (LPP), and Learning Experience Platform (LXP). With shifting focus to deliver ROI-aligned and performance-based learning solutions, the role of LPP for modern corporates is also evolving. The robust performance management platforms offer personalized training content to meet pertinent needs.

5 ways elearning can support business change

Sponge UK

Increasingly, the degree to which businesses can adapt positively and quickly to change is driving their success. Exponentials are technologies that grow in capability at a much faster rate than normal tech, roughly doubling in performance every 12 to 18 months (relative to their size and cost). Learning innovation Businesses that are digitally transforming their learning are seeing results. The latter is much more effective in supporting employees through change.

Building Responsive Performance-Oriented Solutions

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95% want to respond faster to the speed of business. On the business front, as well, organizations are skeptical to pull employees out of their jobs for training unless they see a direct ROI, which is easier said than done. Instant learning solutions that address immediate needs to improve job performance. ? Reducing the need for longer costlier training and increasing speed to performance. That’s just how performance-oriented solutions should be designed.

5 Steps to Deliver Performance-based Learning for a Successful Training Strategy

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For organizations, whether large or small, managing workforce performance is a daunting task. The focus is to deliver performance-based learning solutions that boost workforce engagement, training ROI, and organizational productivity. Effective performance management serves as a viable solution to ensure that learning aligns with pertinent training needs and performance goals. Key Steps to Deliver Performance-based Learning. Create a strong business case.

Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

To enhance individuals and orgs by connecting people with a broad range of techs that drive performance. There''s formal training -- and then there''s all of the ways that we learn within the flow of work (performance support, collaboration, access to experts, knowledge management. Performance Support: complete processes and tasks, make decisions software help (sims, walk-throughs, etc.) Technologies : Lots of different techs to support an ecosystem.

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.

Performance Support in 2015

Tony Karrer

I definitely want to include Performance Support as part of the discussion. In a post on my CTO Blog , I talked about Match Performance Support ,the performance support that goes along with many matching solutions such as in eHarmony. I think we are reaching a time when we are going to see an explosion of Performance Support. There’s a nice business there. Anyone want to fund that business?

Boost Business Performance by Revisiting Learning and Development Strategies

Docebo

Improve Business Performance by Revisiting L&D Strategies. It’s something we’ve discussed at length here at the Docebo blog. Some young, fast-growing organizations may be in the throes of pulling such a strategy together while other large, established businesses may have a long-standing strategy that, to date, has worked for them. And others — typically small businesses — may have no strategy to speak of at all.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Social tools are changing not only the way that professionals are working and learning but also the way that organisations are transforming into social businesses. In the new connected workplace, current training, e-learning or blended learning services, which take a top-down, ”command and control” approach to organising and managing “learning” will not be appropriate to support these new ways of working and learning. 2 – Performance Support Services.

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. 2) Understand the parameters of performance analysis.(KPI's

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Her focus has been on utilizing the disciplines of educational psychology, instructional design, and behavioral science to promote and support the improvement of peoples’ lives through sustainable long-term learning and behavioral change. JULIE DIRKSEN - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems. Front-end analysis is actually part of the Human Performance Technology (HPT) model, which is a systematic approach to improving productivity and competence. The Human Performance Technology Model.

Learning Technology: How it can support workers to deliver results

Docebo

For L&D to remain relevant, we need to develop new, business-focused and technology-enabled ways to support workers (and how they work) to deliver business results. The opportunities for L&D to exploit emerging technologies and machine intelligence to deliver business value by achieving richness and reach are huge. . The post Learning Technology: How it can support workers to deliver results appeared first on Docebo.

Start an Online Corporate Training Program to Support Lifelong Learners

Your Training Edge

It is therefore essential to establish training programs that can support lifelong learners, who are interested to learn. Training to Support Lifelong Learning. The organization can come out with a specific plan to support learners. In the same way, organizations can establish learning goals linked to performance goals. This learning happens through participating in discussions and sharing experiences. Lifelong Learning.

SkillCamp: Linking Learning to Business Outcomes Through Performance Support by Oliver Kern

Learning Solutions Magazine

This article describes the creation of SkillCamp, a marketing and sales learning framework and academy in the agricultural industry that covers different content delivery methods, from classroom training to online performance support. It also discusses key principles of performance support and success factors for establishing such a framework. Management Performance Support Training Strategies

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.

Performance Management Tools & Techniques

Gameffective

Performance Management is a vital process for modern organizations. In an enterprise setting, comprised of hundreds or thousands of employees, management cannot afford to wait for the annual review results to assess their employees’ level of performance. Managers need effective performance management tools and techniques set in place to receive on-time and pertinent feedback. Let’s begin by discussing the 5 key practices for performance management.

LEARNNOVATORS WINS DEVLEARN 2015 HYPERDRIVE CONTEST FOR MOBILE PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SYSTEM

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won the DevLearn 2015 Hyperdrive contest, for its Mobile Performance Support System (MPSS) solution. MPSS is a mobile app-based performance support solution that Learnnovators designed and developed for their client MTAB. It is made up of byte-sized video tutorials and PDF-based Quick Reference Guides, and leverages the power of QR codes to provide support to learners in their moment of need.

Performance Management Tools & Techniques

Gameffective

Performance Management is a vital process for modern organizations. In an enterprise setting, comprised of hundreds or thousands of employees, management cannot afford to wait for the annual review results to assess their employees’ level of performance. Managers need effective performance management tools and techniques set in place to receive on-time and pertinent feedback. Let’s begin by discussing the 5 key practices for performance management.

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. Mobile Training & Performance Apps.

Shifting Role of Online LMS in the BFSI Sector: Driving Performance and Improving Sales

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In today’s technological era, organizations in the Business and Finance industry are deploying online LMS systems to deliver performance-aided and ROI-aligned solutions. So, banks and other finance companies are shifting their focus towards boosting employee engagement, knowledge retention, organizational performance, and overall ROIs. Let us discuss the key challenges faced by the BFSI sector: ?

Using an LMS to Support Blended Learning

B Online Learning

As the continuation for this series of blogs on the how’s and why’s of developing and delivering a good blended learning experience for the learner, we will now delve into the platforms that support the delivery. So far we have discussed what is blended learning, how to identify your audience and how to analyse and break down your course content across delivery modes. What functions can an LMS give us to support our blended program? How is the instructor performing.

Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

There is great excitement about the potential of mobile devices for learning and support. Workplace learning professionals now find themselves in the middle of conversations about leveraging mobile devices for growth and support. Discussions often revolve around questions about native vs. mobile web apps. Let’s look at the considerations associated with four options for mobile learning and support. Offers the best performance.

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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Why is Monitoring Performance Important? 

Engage in Learning

Monitoring performance is important because it can make the difference between success and failure. It is a crucial element in all organisations and businesses. How to monitor performance. One of the most effective and straightforward ways to monitor performance is observation.

Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

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Earlier, the social capabilities of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) were not so useful, because no one knew how to deploy and support them. A myriad of social learning features that are supported by modern LMSs are discussed as follows: ? They can create their own profiles and track their performance status via an LMS. ? Mobile support- Mobile users want to access personalized e-learning courses anytime and from anywhere.

Learning Performance Business Talent Focus

Tony Karrer

One of the more interesting aspects of the discussions I've had over the past few weeks as I prepare for the free online conference on the future of learning is the perspective on the focus and scope of responsibility of internal learning organizations and external learning/training companies. Performance – Responsible for ensuring that behavior change occurs in a way that improves performance. Business – Responsible for ensuring that business objectives are met.

Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum

Jane Hart

In my previous blog post I explained how I recognized it is difficult for a lot of organisations to support informal and social learning in their organisations, because they are unable to jump the two mindset hurdles of (a) thinking that learning only happens in training courses, and (b) that all organisational learning needs to be controlled by Training/L&D departments. But in order to support the full SWL Continuum, there are 5 points to take on board.

Five Ways eLearning Supports Remote Workers

eLearning Brothers

When managers, direct reports, and colleagues work side-by-side, it’s easy to create a supportive work environment. If your organization has remote workers—or plans to expand the option to work remotely—make sure you support workers with eLearning that increases their knowledge but also provides support in these other ways: Commitment: The long-term value of onboarding new hires is a hot topic today.