Building Community with Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Consider these opportunities to build community with your content. Peer Communities. Peer communities have the potential to be powerful social learning environments, but the reality is a large number of them are digital ghost towns.

Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. Of course, no one can afford to sink unlimited resources into content programming. Jessica Lane – Director of Client Success for Freestone LMS at Community Brands.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. This is the story of a university extension certificate program that is doing both.

How to Become Congruent With Your Ideal Business and Lifestyle With Success Coach and Equine Alchemist Nafissa Shireen

LifterLMS

Learn about how to become congruent with your ideal business and lifestyle with success coach and equine alchemist Nafissa Shireen. Nafissa is a success coach, and in this episode of LMScast she breaks down her success stories and the fundamental aspects that lead to success in business.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

term more often than not describes the development of a full program. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? One common fault with many training programs is that. S T E P 2 : K N O W Y O U R A U D I E N C E The audience for this program is. the program?

Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn

LifterLMS

Helping consultants, experts, and coaches smash through personal and professional plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. They have to be a community builder both before and after the sale.

Lessons from Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski

Training Industry

Had I taken a breath and really considered my entire background in broadcast management including sports networks and years of community service, I would have also said Mike Krzyzewski, the men’s head basketball coach at Duke University. If you asked “Coach K” who I am, he probably wouldn’t have a clue. Like so many others, I have cheered Coach K on from the edge of my seat as our Olympic teams brought home gold from Beijing and London. 6) Give back to your community.

Performance-Based Coaching

CLO Magazine

Most coaching efforts miss or only partially address key elements that make businesses excel. The resulting ebb in productivity or performance leads the boss to step in to fix problems by coaching employees on how to do a better job. A talent manager or coach needs to understand the organizational context and system to appropriately coach employees to higher levels of performance. Instead, they focus on the way coaching is done rather than what is coached.

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 “). Ideas for integrating new content into existing programs.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

A Case Study of the UW Professional Life Coaching Certificate Program. Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program.

How to Make Wikis Part of Your Training Program

Mindflash

You’re probably familiar with the concept generally, but to be clear, the eLearning Coach offers a simple definition: “A wiki is a collaborative website that collects and organizes content, created and revised by its users.”

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Pinnacle Performance Systems Launches Cohort Executive Coaching

CLO Magazine

Cohort Executive Coaching aims to provide leaders with access to executive coaching by combining coaching, mentoring and cohort group work into a structured development process. a professional coaching firm, announced the launch of “Cohort Executive Coaching.” ” Cohort Executive Coaching aims to provide leaders with access to executive coaching by combining coaching, mentoring and cohort group work into a structured development process.

From Coach to Manager to Leader: How Yev Saidachev Made the Transition

Everwise

As a lifelong hockey player, he now coaches youth hockey to give players the same team experiences he had. Read on to learn how he applies that focus towards coaching others, and how he further developed the skill through Everwise. You recently participated in an Everwise program.

Helping Women Get Their Groove Back by Building Communities and Strong Support Networks from Rural Areas with Rebecca Undem

LifterLMS

Helping women get their groove back by building communities and strong support networks from rural areas with Rebecca Undem in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Rebecca grew up in a small farming community in North Dakota with a population of 1,800 people.

Effective Manager Development Program at Scale

Everwise

Building an Effective Manager Development Program. Last month, Everwise hosted a popular webinar on “Effective Manager Development at Scale” with Kim Bolton, Program Director, Leadership Development at Unum Group. A Program to Drive Outcomes. A Tailored and Iterative Program.

Creating a Women’s Development Program

Everwise

How to Design a Women’s Development Program. Last month, Everwise hosted a popular webinar on “Designing a Women’s Development Program” with Kelly Simmons, a Solution Architect at the Center for Creative Leadership. She offered to share her expertise with our community on how to establish a women’s development program that works for your organization, supports behavior change, creates lasting impact and influences employee retention.

Placing Employee Experience at the Core of Onboarding Programs

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding & get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? The following EX capabilities, identified by Deloitte, can be applied to design employee centered Onboarding programs (5).

10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

WBT Systems

Yet, many associations continue to have staff and volunteer subject matter experts (SMEs) design and develop online learning programs because that’s been the default mode of operation. Instructional designers (IDs) design and develop online and face-to-face educational programs: courses, curriculums, workshops, sessions, and training materials. Plan the use of online learning communities and other interactive activities that keep isolated learners engaged.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

The more I thought about it, the more it seemed to me that it is one of the fundamental blocks of building a community of practice. A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes.

SimWord of the Day: Coach

The Learning Circuits

Unlike, say, in branching stories , more dynamic simulations, from interactive spreadsheets to practiceware, need live coaches. Coaches are critical members of any simulation community , and of any sim deployment, and both technology and process must be built to support them.

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

LifterLMS

How to design programs around outcomes, unlock flipped classrooms, and more with course launcher Ellen Martin in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of the LifterLMS team. Community builder. I mean, there’s coaching. What’s your overall program?

How to Launch a Successful Online Course MVP, Generate Multiple Income Streams, and Build a Team with Divi Community Leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios

LifterLMS

How to launch a successful online course MVP, generate multiple income streams, and build a team with Divi community leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. James who is also another leader in the Divi community.

Top Tips to Guarantee a Successful eLearning Program Launch (Part 3)

Litmos

As I discussed in Parts 1 and 2 of this blog series , I presented a webinar with Litmos recently that outlined my top ten tips to guarantee a successful eLearning program launch. Many eLearning programs kick-off with a small budget. Launching an eLearning program is a big challenge!

Manager Engagement in Employee Learning: More Work or More Reward?

The Performance Improvement Blog

One of these companies is Zingerman’s Community of Businesses. They identified eight qualities that are now used to develop new managers and coach the lowest performing managers.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

So how can organizations focus diversity and inclusion efforts to address cultural groups’ unique needs and build fluid, cross-cultural communities that promote collaboration and avoid pigeonholing? Provide specialized coaching/mentoring.

Infographics and Learning

Learnnovators

Here is an interesting infographic that explains what an infographic is, from visual.ly – an infographic sharing community: [link]. Programming Skills. Infographics can help us design better learning programs! “Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.”

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The State of Executive Education

CLO Magazine

He came from a liberal arts undergraduate program and his first job was in the public sector. He said the concepts of successful business that he learned as part of his MBA program were foundational to the rest of his career. Executive education programs are moving online.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Coaching – a relationship in which a trained coach helps an employee develop the knowledge and skills to be a more effective manager by addressing real situations that manager faces in workplace. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The questions prompt quite a lively and interesting discussion among online community members. In a recent post What Makes a Successful Community Manager? Particularly for those communities formed online or in close proximity.

TWITTER - Backchannel conversations enlighten eLearning Community at DevLearn08

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

But over the last year micro-blogging has picked up many supporters in the eLearning Development community. At DevLearn08 we decided to make twitter part of the program. We try very hard to coach presenters to NOT sell, but some will never listen and never understand.

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

Adobe Captivate

The next step is identifying the right format of training that aligns best with the TNA (Sometimes, training may not be the answer, and you need to identify supporting measures like coaching or mentoring). The need to supplement formal training with other measures that could include performance support intervention or mentoring/coaching. There may be a need to have refresher programs to be offered over an extended period of time till the required gain is observed.

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Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Short-term results are great, but participants can revert to bad habits because they do not have on-going coaching and support. I now try to make sure that training for learning content designers is much more thoroughly blended with a greater emphasis on coaching over many months. If this can be provided by interactive software then fine, because the software is acting as a proxy teacher or coach.

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How to Keep Talent from Walking Out the Door

The Performance Improvement Blog

My friend and colleague, Bernie Donkerbrook , retired Ford Motor Company program manager and now executive coach, places responsibility for retaining talent on the shoulders of an employee’s supervisor or manager. Here are actions you can take to increase employee retention (all of which are behaviors that can be coached, trained and developed in supervisors and managers): Improve relationships between employees and their immediate bosses.

Podcast 12: Collaborative Medical Education at Vermont Oxford Network

Talented Learning

Founded in 1988, VON has evolved into a community of practice for clinicians from more than 1000 neonatal intensive care units and level I and II hospital nurseries around the world. Centers agreed it would be helpful if they knew what was going on with care across their whole community.