5 Business Cases that Call for Serious Games

Knowledge Guru

No matter what learning solution you think you want to produce, it’s important to identify the learning need (and business need) before starting a project. Do you really need a new gamification platform, or are you trying to follow the latest trends? Is mobile learning a must-have in your organization, is it just another upper management whim? For employees, it’s usually not fun to do this.

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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. 1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. 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?

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

What is Learning Agility and why organizations should design their business around it?

Disprz

Surviving in VUCA times: Bank on Learning and Agility! The acronym, which was initially designed to describe the Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous landscapes in which today’s soldiers must learn to adapt and operate, has become trendy even in corporate circles, as businesses compete in an environment characterized by constant, rapid, and unpredictable evolution. VUCA is the new business reality, and we all have to live with it. Learning Ability ?

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. In his masterpiece Future Shock, Alvin Toffler has noted how the most literate persons of 21st century will not be those who can read or write, but those who can “learn, unlearn and relearn.”. Learning is getting experiential. Organizations are smart enough to see through this shift — traditional course-based learning is on its way out, skill-based learning is creeping in! Companies realize this.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. In his masterpiece Future Shock, Alvin Toffler has noted how the most literate persons of 21st century will not be those who can read or write, but those who can “learn, unlearn and relearn.”. Learning is getting experiential. Organizations are smart enough to see through this shift — traditional course-based learning is on its way out, skill-based learning is creeping in! Companies realize this.

Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option

Axonify

The evolution of corporate learning isn’t an option any longer— it’s a must. This was the opening statement made by Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify, during last week’s webinar that was hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), an award-winning multimedia publication that focuses on the benefits and advancements of a properly trained workforce. Compounding this urgency is the fact that today’s employees need to know more. Help achieving their business objectives.

How to Determine which Content suits your Audience?

Disprz

What would you do? The reason why most of our training programs are not able to have an impact on the learners is that we don’t know who our learners are. Better, we focus on training them even before knowing about them. Where do your Learners Dwell? The next thing is to learn about their age and their educational background. Also, learning a bit about the kind of society and the culture they live in would help. Know their Job before Knowing yours!

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7 best practices to create corporate training video content

Disprz

Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you know which is the second largest search engine after Google in 2018? You will be surprised to know. The competition is increasing each day, and to stand apart, you need to do things differently and smartly. Corporate learning & training videos fall under content repurposing in your company’s marketing plans and doing well here means you get immediate traction in terms of global outreach. How will you do that?

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (4): the developers perspective

Challenge to Learn

The developer plays a central role in the process of creating (e)Learning. You need to work based on the directions and within the requirements of the management and you need to deliver learning opportunities for people who most of the times know more about the matter than you. I think that e-Learning developers are a special kind of person: they want to deliver high quality work and they are (most of the time) very modest. Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning.

10 Ways Experiential Learning Creates Long-Term Performance Impact

CLO Magazine

As a result, the importance placed on corporate learning and development is on the rise. As learning leaders work to develop new learning strategies, they are challenged to find the most effective methods to sustain training impact, while producing ROI. Considering 70 percent of job knowledge is acquired through experience, and the typical retention rate for traditional learning is just. Doing, versus listening, has power.

Why Millennials prefer blended learning

Matrix

Since they’re not going anywhere (except, perhaps, when they take the entrepreneurial path , which is just another face of business) and since the generation that follows them (which already started to join the workforce) will not settle for anything less, companies of all shapes and sizes must tune in and respond to younger employees’ needs. Why do Millennials prefer blended learning to any other type of training? They like to choose what they learn.

New MOOC Environments: Distributed Open Collaborative Courses

Your Training Edge

These new models can also provide solutions for businesses looking for new ways to deliver more efficient and more effective training. Though billed as an “anti-MOOC,” a DOCC is a model that combines MOOC elements with personalized tools to meet the needs of individual learners and learning groups. The core learning materials for each nodal course are the same, but the approach to those materials is different. So what can we do about it?

Learning You Can Take to the Bank

CLO Magazine

Although learning is proven to contribute to business success, slashed budgets have put many organizations’ learning efforts on the chopping block, opening the door for blending learning. More than two-thirds of those surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in its third global study on project management stated that project management training contributed to business performance. To do so, organizations have to answer the what, how and when of training.

Learning on the Line

CLO Magazine

When John Palmer finished his bachelor’s program in 1999 at Baylor University with a degree in communications, he didn’t know where his career would take him. and how the regional phone company treated its people. But there he got to work with people who spent much of their professional lives with the company. These people — a number of whom had spent as many as 20 years at the call center — had a passion for the telephone company and the work, he said.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. These posts offer guidance to managers who want to make learning from experience and conversation more effective. Convergence of work and learning. The world of business is undergoing a phase change. Work and learning have merged. We learn on the job to do the job. In a time of increased business speed, learning is vital. Workers need to know what one another are doing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Sreya Dutta (Instructional Design: On the road to learning ) responded to a thread in the comments about the eLearning market in India: Cammy, thanks for this interesting post. But I know of few variable cases too: 1. I hope this gives you a picture that once multi-nationals have entered they have changed the way in which companies work on elearning. Always do.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Corporate Crush, Realized

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. A company or organization that youve admired from afar? Its admiration for a companys style and approach. June 14, 2006) In the past three years, Kineo has grown from a seed in a few guys heads to an award-winning company with over 45 employees. Call me the new VP of Learning Design for Kineo US. I totally know what you mean by "corporate crush".

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Where do you even start? Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. I hasten to say that there are other avenues we wish were getting attention, but we realize the following trends have practical priorities for the majority of our clients: Micro Learning — Short learning segments have multiple advantages, but what stands out is their facilitation of getting to specifically needed content very quickly.

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

LifterLMS

There are three major types of courses: learn a process, change a behavior, and a resource course. It is rare to find someone who can do all five of the jobs above. To learn more about Ellen Martin be sure to head to CourseLauncherHQ.com. So, I started looking at it a little closer, and I think about my own experience with taking courses, and as an adult learner, we have different ways of approaching how we do courses and all that kind of thing. Do you need some help?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings.