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Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

The impact of technology, globalization, ubiquitous connectivity, remote work and distributed work teams, and economy of individuals to name a few drivers have changed the face of workplace learning and performance dramatically. Refer to Ross Dawson’s The Future of Work for a detailed overview. This is the world of work that L&D must support today. And this mega-shift calls for some key role changes and skill acquisition for L&D.

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The Role of the "New" Training Professional

OpenSesame

In many organizations the role of the training professional has transformed; no longer focused on delivering training, today’s L&D professional is now a facilitator of learning who also serves as an information manager, a content curator, and a builder of learning communities. We also encounter employees who readily and actively participate in learning as part of collaborative efforts with team members.

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What does change(d) look like?

Clark Quinn

Similarly social would play a much more central role, arguably our first recourse. Employees would be tightly coupled to their work teams, and more loosely coupled to their communities of practice. Teams would be diverse and flexible, and group work would be the norm. Managers would be playing a leadership and mentoring & coaching role rather than a directive role. In an post this past spring, I opined that we do have to change.

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Delegating Course Facilitation Duties to Trainees: Benefits and Methods

eFront

Active learning is a habit developed and reinforced by the eLearning course mentor. In a distance learning world, establishing rapport and strong communication channels, building trust and faith in each other, are some of the first activities mandated by course mentors. In short, all eLearning course participants should be actively engaged with a course facilitation role. This way, peers understand that their work will be shared by everyone.

Your next employee training techniques are on this list!(Part 2)

eFront

Hands-on learning (which can also be called as on-the-job-training), exposes the learner to real-life work scenarios. Employee training techniques like these make sure that learning is not limited to inside the classroom, but is also demonstrated (and assimilated) during work itself. Experiential learning applies the theories discussed and the competencies developed in the classroom to the actual work environment.

Advantages of Blended Learning over Traditional eLearning Methods

Hurix Digital

While it is good to have access to learning material on the move, instructor-led team learning in the confines of a physical classroom is essential to collate different skill sets and ensure team learning for optimal results. Besides, it also incorporates the role of an instructor for human interaction, brainstorming, team learning, etc. Better information and feedback on work. Team learning and teaching. More opportunities for collaboration.

Staying Ahead of Critical Corporate Training Initiatives During a Pandemic

NovoEd

The New Normal — Working Remotely. The most impactful prescription from health experts is to observe social distancing — reducing our contact with other people — and for many organizations that means recommending or requiring remote work. L&D Innovation in a Time of Crisis.

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

If we’re to learn from others we should be looking at good practice and novel practices that we can adopt and adapt and massage to work in our own specific context. The point I am making is that we certainly need to learn from others on a continual basis, but don’t assume that if we find something working well elsewhere all we need to do is to follow the same ‘recipe’ to get the same results. Best practice exists only in simple working environments.