Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., The Skills-Gap Crisis. How bad is the skills-gap problem?

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

What can I do? How do I advance in my career when I’m barely qualified for an entry level job in my field even though I have a degree? Who are your potential members and what do they want? How do I know? So how do you do it?

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.

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.

Mind the Gaps

Vitalyst

Why, then, is it ever acceptable to approach other costly endeavors, such as implementing new workplace technology, with a narrow focus on the technology and little consideration for its impact on business users? Understanding business user needs is a critical but often-overlooked element.

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? The role of theory in instructional design , September 14, 2009. Knowing Doing Gap (7). Best of eLearning Learning.

3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about

Matrix

In an age where tsunami-size waves of information are constantly hitting us and things change with unprecedented speed, the one ability that will keep people and business afloat is the one to think critically. 3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about.

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.

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?

Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

A friend rightly pointed out that while theories and hypothesis are all good, how does one actually deal with the challenge in practice? Why are businesses failing? What should L&D do about it? For a business leader / CEO or anyone else responsible for the bottom line and for sanctioning the training money, learning doesn’t really matter. It’s the business continuity and profit that are the yardsticks of successful performance.

How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

To do that they need a workforce that has the skills to solve customer problems by creating new and more innovative products and services. This need is changing the way business leaders think about talent development and the core skills they need in the workforce.

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?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

Why Do Employees Need Project Management Professional Certification Training?

WalkMe Training Station

The personal benefits outlined below are a great motivation to do so, because your tools for personal development will generate overarching organizational benefits. Project management professional certification training accounts for any skill gaps which are holding your team back, and this can ultimately elevate organizations considerably. Your ideal project manager will leverage a combination of theory and practical applications, to maximize their potential impact.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. How are you doing, Elizabeth? Chris Badgett: Doing very well. You know what?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View A long time ago, I decided I was much better at the practical side of things than the theoretical. but rather because he brings up some interesting points about the disconnect between the theory of instructional design in academia and the actual practice of it. See what John has to say in Instructional Design and Academia -- Where Theory and Practice RARELY Meet. Do I use ADDIE?

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Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

When there are performance gaps in organizations, there could be several possible reasons: that the performer doesn’t have access to the necessary resources, that the performer isn’t motivated or is motivated to perform in other ways, or that the performer is lacking in particular skills. It is only in the third situation (lack of skills) that a course is needed to bridge the performance gap. Determine that it really is a skill or knowledge gap before you continue.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

So far, the role of L&D has been to identity existing skill gaps, design training programs to bridge the gaps, and get supervisors or the individuals concerned to nominate themselves for the training, attend the “requisite” training and get back to work and be efficient.

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Your Ticket to Great Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Instructional design is certainly not an easy business. Now how do you do that? It is important for employees to know what to expect from a course. Then proceed to how the eLearning module will fill the gaps in their current capabilities.

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

Disprz

What is fascinating in Gladwell’s theory is the observation that regardless of natural aptitude, one can metamorphose into a professional when the choice of skills becomes narrower and narrower in a particular domain. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well.

5 Ways You Can Use User Generated Content Effectively In The Workplace

Wizcabin

Does your 3-year-old know a great deal more about dinosaurs than you do in your mid-30s? Corporate training, at best, considers worst-case scenarios and must do’s, or rather, must-not do’s. Content generated by employees helps fill up these gaps left by corporate training.

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

Disprz

What is fascinating in Gladwell’s theory is the observation that regardless of natural aptitude, one can metamorphose into a professional when the choice of skills becomes narrower and narrower in a particular domain. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work? You need to speak the business language." " You should get an MBA along the way." "You You need to know how to work with other groups and meet their needs." The MBA is fine, but you have to have experience and education (formal, certification or informal) in learning theory and learning design.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed? How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? What kind of a shift in thinking do you visualize for building a learning system that aligns with the dynamically changing demands of this knowledge age? How do you think L&D practitioners should change themselves, and more importantly, be the ambassadors of this change movement?

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

From increasing knowledge retention to filling performance gaps in a fraction of the time, microlearning offers a variety of different benefits. A good rule of thumb to follow is asking yourself whether you can cover all of the need-to-know information in under five minutes.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

An important cognitive strategy for learning is metacognition (or “knowing about knowing”), which is consciously using particular strategies for learning or problem solving. Detailed description of what students will be able to do when they complete a unit of instruction.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools? Where do you think the industry is moving? Learnnovators: How do you think today’s rapid e-learning tools are equipped for ‘gamification’?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Im not looking for the obtuse theory books. In addition to van Merrianboer and Norman, dont miss Writing Training Materials That Work: How to train anyone to do anything by Foshay and Silber. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? If youre working as an instructional designer, do you have an advanced degree? What do you think counts more? Clive says, "I must confess I dont really care how someone has acquired their knowledge of the subject, but I do care whether they are constantly striving to do a better job." Besides, he told me, I didnt have a degree in ID, so obviously I didnt know anything.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

Learning & business strategy books (4). Indeed, you’ll get valuable resources like principles of team-based learning design, as well as different models for building business simulations. Before you settle down to training your employees , you first have to know how adults learn.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. I think there may be a difference in whether girls identify themselves as gamers or not, even if they do play games. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

6 Corporate Training Expectations in 2019

Time to Know

Employees, trainers and business managers expect better, faster and more advanced training solutions to meet their immediate business and knowledge demands. Did you know that 78% of learning and design teams still use traditional instructor-led classroom training programs?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Name That Tool

Learning Visions

Friday, May 01, 2009 Name That Tool I just got a FaceBook query from someone and I thought you all could help: Im looking for a tool you might have come across, but I dont even know what product/programming group it belongs to. Id want to be able to do a couple things with the data before giving the user feedback. Im sure I could do a better job describing this, so let me know if Ive been clear. What tool do you think hes looking for?

Managing Skills in The Face of Continual Change

Docebo

In fact, nearly 90% of HR and learning leaders feel skills gaps continue to grow. Employers Know There’s a Problem to Fix. More than two-thirds of employers (67%) in a recent CareerBuilder survey are concerned about growing skills gaps. Inability to grow business: 29%.

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