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6 Tips To Facilitate Cultural Competency In Online Training

Dan Keckan

In a multi-national workplace, you need to be able to break down the walls between different cultures. Are you using online training effectively to bring your diverse workforce together? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. THE INTERVIEW: 1. What is the current landscape of learning analytics?

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Why Your Organization Needs Collaborative Learning

NovoEd

The “lone wolf” figure is all very well for Westerns and Jason Bourne movies, but when it comes to learning and development, a classroom — whether physical or virtual — full of enthusiastic participants is always a better bet. Research through the years has shown that collaborative learning produces better outcomes than individual or competitive efforts, regardless of cultural, socioeconomic or geographic factors. More Than One Way up the Mountain.

Engaging Millennials with Modern Training Delivery Methods

Infopro Learning

Today, L&D teams need to think of innovative ideas to train the new age workforce. Traditionally, employees were given a fixed training schedule and they had to attend training sessions in person. This helps them hone their skills, engage more, and learn faster.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. THE INTERVIEW: 1.

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Why Organizations Must Encourage Collaboration: Building a Case

ID Reflections

Organizations, i.e., the business leaders and executives are not interested in learning. Nor do they care much about collaboration. Business cares only about the outcome. It is up to us--L&D professionals--to connect learning and collaboration to business goals like customer satisfaction, efficient troubleshooting, innovative design ideas, reduced production time, and such. How can facilitating collaboration help the organization?

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. And participating in MOOCs could well be one of the ways to inculcate and hone the skills. I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. I will just call out a few to set the context.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 5: SKILLS LEARNERS NEED TODAY

Learnnovators

While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. And participating in MOOCs could well be one of the ways to inculcate and hone the skills. I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. The earlier posts…. Power of Diversity.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: “ Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.”

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

I just finished reading an HBR article by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby called Beyond Automation , which is the trigger for this post. With automation, AI and robots looming over the job scene, there seems to be a constant fear of humans losing out to computers and technology. It’s akin to one of our childhood sci-fi movies finally becoming a reality – the machines are taking over. The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here.

Learning’s critical role in eluding the silo mentality

CLO Magazine

Have you ever learned about a project that you should have been involved in just as it was about to go live? Or, in the same vein, have you ever received news about a change that seemed to only help a few groups, but not the entire organization?

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Shifting Your Corporate Training Program from Expense to Investment

Infopro Learning

The corporate landscape is constantly shapeshifting. Understandably, organizations may find it challenging to stay ahead of the curve and adjust their workforce in the changing environments. Do you want to start considering training as an investment and not an expense?

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

I have been reading a spate of articles and posts related to the need for a change in the way organizations function. The diagram below by Dion Hinchcliffe is a succinct illustration of how digital technology has been and will continue to play a key role in bringing about this change. The diagram traces the evolution of different social technology and their potential to enforce and enable a deep change in how organizations function and their structure.

How Digital Content Can Make Classrooms Culturally Responsive

MagicBox

As international migrations remain a constant aspect of modern society, classrooms around the world are becoming increasingly multicultural. What we need is a culturally responsive curriculum. Education Technology now provides the tools needed for culturally responsive teaching.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? Maybe the answer lies in the beauty of a simple human truth: “Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” And each of those people has the potential to teach us something new. In a sense, we’re all part of a grand social learning experiment. Sure, we’re bound to hit some speed bumps along the way. Social learning is an adventure.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. and sharing of the same with the learner community.

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Diversity & Inclusion Training – Ripe for Disruption?

NovoEd

At NovoEd, some of the greatest results from our customers’ course experiences are the human connections that are cultivated based on their shared learning. In stark contrast to the standard (*cough* hyper-boring) “e-learning” experience, we enable a collaborative learning experience that not only supports real learning on high-impact skills, but is also a powerful tool for teaching one of the hardest behaviors and mindsets to learn in our modern workplace: inclusion.

Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

I just finished reading an HBR article by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby called Beyond Automation , which is the trigger for this post. With automation, AI and robots looming over the job scene, there seems to be a constant fear of humans losing out to computers and technology. It's akin to one of our childhood sci-fi movies finally becoming a reality - the machines are taking over. The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here.

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7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

I spent the greater part of the weekend mulling over the practice of working out loud, what makes some folks adopt the habit with ease while others struggle, and what could be some of the possible enabling factors that support working out loud. 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. Take Linux or the GitHub community for example.

SMART Goals in a SMAC World

ID Reflections

A couple of days back, I came across the article, The Scientific Reason Why Setting Goals can Backfire in Inc written by Rohini Venkatraman Replete with relevant data and insights, the article calls out the dangers of specific goals (SMART goals) which were and still are the darling of the corporate world, especially with the advent of MBO (Management by Objectives). Goals are cascaded down or rolled up, as the case may be.

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

ID Reflections

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.

How Fostering A Learning Culture Will Help Your Organization Grow!

TalentLMS

And no, it’s not your favorite Beatles song, making you tap your foot to the rhythm like a puppet on a string. We’re talking, of course, about organizational culture. Initially sidelined as a ‘wishy-washy HR concept’, organizational culture has earned its recognition as one of the most influential assets an organization can possess today. A unique, immeasurable combination of the shared intellect, informal habits, attitudes and knowledge that shape how you do business.

5 Traits of the Best Learning Organizations + How To Get Them

Docebo

Becoming a learning organization in the digital age. Only about 10% companies are true learning organizations, in that they don’t just empower growth and development for employees, partners and customers, but they also embrace learning to gain organizational insight and adapt to change from a big-picture perspective. . For the other 90% of organizations, well, the missed opportunities are huge. They Champion Knowledge Sharing (Team Learning) .

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. She also facilitates ATD ACLP certification courses and writes one of the Top 100 blogs on neuroscience.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. These are: (MSL 1): Encompassing formal and informal learning.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. His notes on the list. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, check the specific conference website. All the information below was obtained from Internet sources and announcements in educational journals. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

LXP for All – Training Infrastructure and how it can be leveraged across the learning ecosystem

Origin Fractal LXP

A Learning Experience Platform has been in the market for a few years now and organizations are exploring new opportunities to leverage the greatest impact. However, the underlying fact is that to leverage maximum impact, a robust training infrastructure is key.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. These are: (MSL 1): Encompassing formal and informal learning.

How to Empower Instructional Designers to Make Corporate Learning Effective

Raptivity

It is indeed amazing how swiftly businesses could transition to 100% remote learning last year – something that was in the pipeline for the longest time and yet never really prioritized. Every organization, big and small, has now adopted online mechanisms to continue with their employee engagement programs. Corporate training need to be consistently delivered as skills preparedness is critical when employees are needed to keep pace with shifting skill needs.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

“I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating sociallearning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany.

Part 3: Using Mobile Learning to Create High Performing Teams

Infopro Learning

In this weekly blog series, we’ll share 5 ways mobile learning can increase productivity and employee satisfaction and drive the results that matter most to your organization. Need to start from the beginning? Jump to Part 1 of the mobile learning series. Creating Collaborative Experiences with Mobile Learning. Online work groups, peer-to-peer platforms and social networks close the gap between geographies and departments.

7 Tips For Choosing An eLearning Portal

Academy of Mine

As a business owner, it’s your job to ensure that your team members possess the necessary skills to move your company in the right direction. The easiest way to achieve this feat is by making continuous learning a part of your work culture. eLearning Softwar

Working out Loud and Serendipity

ID Reflections

The post of course struck a chord and reminded me that this is #wol week. All of this made me think I should write a post on working out loud and its place in workplace learning. As is my wont, I tend to look at everything mostly through my L&D lens, especially when it comes to learning and sharing at the workplace. In my mind, working out loud can be one of the means to strengthen organizational learning. The key word is " purposeful ".

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How to Enhance Your Leadership Training with eLearning

EI Design

As a result, the leadership development training is a significant part of the overall training in most organizations. These trainings need to be designed to not only meet current business goals but also future goals. Well-designed leadership trainings increase employee engagement, enhance productivity, and improve retention levels. Most significantly, they help nurture talent as you ready the organization for its future goals.

Universal Design for Learning: Multiple Means of Engagement

KnowledgeOne

In this article, I would like to expand a little more on the Multiple Means of Engagement guideline of UDL and its implementation. For this guideline to be applied effectively, educators need to foster a learning environment where students are adequately challenged and motivated to learn.

10 Learning experience platforms

Ed App

A learning experience platform (XLP) provides a personalized, social, online learning experience for users. XLPs users typically consist of employees at large enterprises, where they have a holistic learning experience from one singular platform.

Universal Design for Learning: Multiple Means of Representation

KnowledgeOne

We all learn differently, among other things, depending on how the information is presented to us. The content is adapted from the Center for Applied Special Technology’s (CAST) Universal Design for Learning framework and UDL Guidelines.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Online.

Universal Design Principles and Their Application in Education

KnowledgeOne

Colombia is my country of origin, and over there, the main barrier to accessing education is poverty. Therefore, my efforts were focused on helping students in vulnerable situations, and their teachers create meaningful and affordable learning experiences. The adult: a distinct learner.