Crowdsourcing Curriculum Development – The Low-Cost Option for Building Content within Organizations

Origin Learning

Crowdsourcing capitalizes on this basic functionality of the internet so beautifully to tap into the knowledge and experience at a fraction of the cost that would be incurred otherwise. What is crowdsourcing?

Can Companies Transform Themselves into Universities for Employees?

Kea

Developing a knowledgeable, cognitively flexible and strategically proficient workforce might be a challenge, but it is the need of the hour to prevent an existential crisis for an organization. But, that involves high costs too.

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The Power of Digital Learning

Magic EdTech

In fact, according to a research study called “Educators, Technology and 21st Century Skills: Dispelling Five Myths,” there is a strong connection between technology and deeper learning.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

This low percentage represents a huge gap in an area where organizations are spending so much money and focusing so much energy. For example, one of these leadership development support offerings uses in-water survival exercises to help build and enhance leadership skills and team dynamics.

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Training Gen Y for Today’s Open Jobs: Pros and Cons

Mindflash

Is focusing on current skills gaps short-sighted? Graduating from this school of hard knocks, many of them want to know what skills will offer the best chance of steady future employment. Gen Y needs to keep working for decades and wants the skills to compete for the jobs of tomorrow.

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7 Microlearning Online Training Assets You May Be Overlooking

EI Design

We all have access to low-cost recording and editing software. Free or low-cost apps allow us all to become in-house video specialists. For example, an online training simulation becomes a micro-game that involves different levels that tie into steps or related skill sets.

Disruptive change and the growing need for e-learning innovation

ENROLO

Today’s corporate leaders recognise that the pace of technological change is creating a major skills problem for their organizations. Clearly, with such frequent job changes and rapid skill obsolescence, there’s a significant demand placed on continuous learning and skills development.

New thoughts on design thinking

Litmos

In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. And the mechanisms experimented with were similarly eclectic, looking at low-cost representations to capture interim ideas.

Penny Pinching but Valuable Client and a Unique, Challenging Project

ID Reflections

How would you convince a "penny-pinching but valuable prospect" (a phrase from Cathy Moore’s blog: [link] ) the need for a training program you are recommending?

How CarTalk can save your e-Learning

Usable Learning

Quinnovator: Q1: SME’s don’t know how they do what they do (cognitively compiled), so have to work to get the right focus. We were creating a really interactive course for them, and trying very hard to keep text density low. From [link] *.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Cognitive Load. Also known as Continuing Professional Education (CPE), professionals use CPD to maintain knowledge and skills throughout their working lives.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Companies should be wary of the value a “free” learning platform can deliver and alert to the costs quickly accrued in maintaining, updating and supporting an LMS without a vendor. Outcomes: Describes the knowledge or skills learners are expected to gain from engaging with course content.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 7, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Not Just Another Meeting: Create an Intentional Approach with Impact (Free for ATD members) When meetings draw employees away from day-to-day tasks, but fail to reach their intended outcome, it has huge costs to the organization.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

His work around the study of social and cognitive presence in distance learning contexts has been cited many times, and his research has led to a number of high profile keynote speech invitations around the globe.

5 Lessons Learned from 16 Years in Leadership Development

Abilitie

Too often, we in L&D emphasize content over context and prioritize knowledge acquisition over the creation of social experiences that help individuals develop their leadership and communication skills.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

But not everyone is able to access these learning opportunities for a number of reasons—whether it be physical, sensory, or cognitive limitations or disabilities. Data analysis as a skill set. Co-morbidities and complex care needs are increasing along with higher healthcare costs.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

Learning Visions

I also stumbled on this interview by Karl Kapp with Jane Bozarth over at e-Learning guru.com that had some good nuggets on basic instructional design and using low cost tools (like PowerPoint) to build effective e-Learning. ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

Consequences include risk of legal action, significant costs in penalties, damage to brand reputation, and more. Therefore, the need to update the learning toolbox goes beyond optional to an essential skill. Resources needed to develop, practise, and retain new skills.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Improving the Recruiting Process (Free for ATD members) Companies see hiring as a cost or an investment. If seen as a cost, expenses are minimized, squeezed and even eliminated. Skill level: beginner to seasoned professional.