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. What do we mean by collaborative learning?

How Online Programs are Transforming Higher Education Learning

Hurix Digital

Online learning is simple, self-paced, interactive, and convenient. It’s no wonder that students are increasingly opting for online learning over face-to-face classroom programs. The following are some of the benefits of online learning for higher education students: 1.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. There are lots of applications you can implement at reasonable cost.

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

It’s not that seasoned and elder employees weren’t learning; we all learn all the time. Rather, they weren’t learning as well as they might. HR and training departments overlooked experienced employees because they learn experientially, from stretch assignments and mentors rather than from courses and workshops. Learning by experienced employees was left to chance. Two out of three Chief Learning Of?cers Co-learning builds trust.

10 Reasons Why Institutions Should invest in Online Learning Programs

Hurix Digital

The methods used by online learning programs are primarily aimed at delivering the best possible learning outcomes in the digital world, thus contributing to the overall vision of the educational institutions. Combine various learning methods. Collaborative learning.

Reduce Travel Costs and Boost Collaboration through Online Training

Mindflash

But we tend to approve the allocation of those travel-related funds because providing learners with the ability to collaborate during learning is such a key component of ensuring that learning sticks. And with the features of the modern LMS and the wide range of affordable and accessible technologies available today, there is absolutely no reason that social, collaborative learning cannot be an integral part of the online training experience, too.

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Reduce Travel Costs and Boost Collaboration through Online Training

Mindflash

But we tend to approve the allocation of those travel-related funds because providing learners with the ability to collaborate during learning is such a key component of ensuring that learning sticks. And with the features of the modern LMS and the wide range of affordable and accessible technologies available today, there is absolutely no reason that social, collaborative learning cannot be an integral part of the online training experience, too.

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Adapting elearning programs cross-culturally

eFront

Culture determines not only how one learns and what one learns but also what one perceives as important to learn – and the effects of culture on learners’ experiences in elearning can be profound. Culture affects social behavior, communication, cognitive processes, and how one interacts with learning technologies – all central components to elearning design (Vatrapi, 2008). Cultural Considerations in Computer Supported Collaborative Learning.

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.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm. In the post “ 5 Gifts for the HR Department “, John Stepper describes working out loud as a “ different kind of talent program ” writing, “ as more employees work out loud, more of their work is visible along with public feedback on it ”.

Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect

Origin Learning

Konnect- true to its name, Origin Konnect is a next generation social learning platform that helps organizations develop a training and development culture that literally “connects” employees as they learn. Origin Konnect helps do exactly this- to make it possible for learning managers to deliver training to employees in multiple formats on a common social user dashboard.

Learning Paths: A Roadmap for Effective Training Programs

ProProfs

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. In their book Learning Paths , authors Steven Rosenbaum and Jim Williams state that providing an outline or path to training can help reduce training time by 30% or more. This point underlines the significance of a learning path. Employee training online is all about mapping out a strategy to achieve the learning & development (L&D) needs of your workforce, either old or new.

Blended Learning: Different combinations that work

G-Cube

Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name. A blended learning program is one that utilizes more than one mode of learning delivery –for a personalized and impactful learning experience. A successful blend is one which captures the learning objectives and is delivered within the available infrastructure. Existing capabilities of learners as well as their receptiveness towards a new learning platform also needs to be ascertained.

HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

The session was on HPT and Social Learning: Organizational Performance in the Cloud b y David Wilkins, VP of Product Marketing at Learn.com. We need to get w/the program! Tags: #ISPI #ASTD social media collaborative learning Twitter Collaboration communication

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Think of a Cost-Effective ERP end-user training method Before Cutting off the Training Budget

CommLab India

What would be the first thing to get axed in the cost cutting initiatives of an ERP project? In most cases, it would be the training program. So before cutting off your training budget, you might like to think of a few cost-effective ERP end-user training methods. For cost-effective and quick end-user training, some of these training methods can be employed. Apart from this, this method is cost-effective because expenses such as travel and lodging are eliminated.

Developing a Training Program: Have You Considered Going Digital?

CommLab India

The focus of organizations today is to provide a continuous learning opportunity. This is possible when you incorporate digital learning as an integral part of your training portfolio. What is Digital Learning? Digital Learning refers to any learning that takes place with the help of technology and provides individuals flexibility and control in terms of the time, location, path and/or pace. Why should you consider digital learning in your organization?

February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

New post February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. For our first real foray into the world of Twitter chats this month, we dove head first with the topic of blended and distributed learning and their application in adult L&D. We wanted to hear from the learning community on the design and delivery of both blended learning and distributed learning methods. Q1: What’s your understanding of blended or distributed learning?

Evaluation and ROI in Compliance Training

Interactive Services

The chances are your program includes some or all of the following: A focus on behavior change and employee conduct rather than just knowledge. Elements of micro-learning, collaborative learning, and comprehensive communication programs designed to reinforce critical lessons and ensure they stick. Evaluation and ROI are important indicators of how well a program is working and how much risk is mitigated. Evaluating Compliance Training Programs.

The Measure of Leadership Development ROI You're Not Using (and How to Leverage it)

Abilitie

Learning and development is a critical long-term business investment, but making the compelling business case executives expect for such an investment is no trivial matter. Meanwhile, what is measurable is the opportunity cost of training: Each hour an emerging leader spends away from the workplace is an hour of productivity and output lost. So how can learning leaders successfully showcase the value an LDP generates? Program Evaluation

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3 Tips for Creating the Right Enterprise Learning Environment

Docebo

For success, you need the right environment, one that can accommodate varied learners and program components, delivering powerful experiences and program management at scale. Here are three areas to focus upon and some tips to make sure you get it right: Enterprise Learning Styles – Blended Learning vs Hybrid Learning. Interactive Learning Experience – Gamification for Instant Gratification. There’s also far greater cost-efficiency.

TOPYX LMS Survey Reveals 70% of Clients Expect to Grow Their Learning Management System User Base Within 12 Months

TOPYX LMS

The global Learning Management System (LMS) market is expected to grow from $5B in 2016 to $10B in the next five years, according to recent research by MarketsandMarkets. Rising needs in corporate learning and training will help fuel this growth, particularly within the midmarket as management discovers stand alone LMS systems like TOPYX® that can be deployed easily and cost effectively without the need for comprehensive human capital management software investments.

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Is a Learning Management System Really Worth the Investment?

TOPYX LMS

Is a learning management system, or an LMS, really worth the investment? A learning management system is a significant investment. Why a Learning Management System is Worth the Investment. A learning management system really is worth the investment. Nasdaq wrote, “ According to the report , the global learning management system market was valued at around USD 5.19 Read about additional learning management system benefits here.

Your Guide to Defusing A Company Turnover Problem

Docebo

Company morale can plummet, other employees suddenly have to take on increased responsibilities, and that’s before you even consider the monetary and time costs to the organization. This guide will outline why your employees are leaving and the importance learning and development plays in your business strategy to reverse turnover before it results in disaster. Each time a company replaces a salaried employee, the cost of replacing them can be equal to 9 months’ salary.

Ten Advantages of Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

It was but inevitable that organizations would find a way to train their employees with mobile learning solutions. Foster Workplace Learning with Mobile Learning Solutions. Smartphones are also a great way to deploy learning at the workplace. Cost-Effective.

Is a Learning Management System Really Worth the Investment?

TOPYX LMS

Is a learning management system, or an LMS, really worth the investment? A learning management system is a significant investment. Why a Learning Management System is Worth the Investment. A learning management system really is worth the investment. Nasdaq wrote, “ According to the report , the global learning management system market was valued at around USD 5.19 Read about additional learning management system benefits here.

Benefits Of Synchronous And Asynchronous e-learning

Wizcabin

While both the synchronous and asynchronous e-learning are useful, they’ve their pros and cons which they help to deliver better learning program. In this article, we’ll be exploring the synchronous and asynchronous e-learning, to know what they mean and how they can be of benefit to instructors to deliver a better learning experience. What is Synchronous Learning? What is Asynchronous Learning? Benefits Of Synchronous e-learning.

Webinar: A modern learning approach to boost sales training

Docebo

For a long time, technology has dictated our learning, but more recently, technology has adapted to the way we learn, so our learning patterns have begun dictating the technology we use. So many organizations have made a goal of learner-centric training, and so to explore this trend, Brandon Hall Group and Docebo co-hosted a webinar focused on learning management systems for ramping up sales training. Docebo Blog E-learning Industry ELEL

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Best Online Learning Platforms for Employees 

Kitaboo

Not only does a well-crafted training program help employees enhance productivity, improve efficiency, and boost performance, but it also enables them to acquire new skills, groom existing capacities, and trigger instant organizational growth. While some rely on the age-old techniques of face-to-face lectures and classroom learnings, others gravitate towards newer strategies like influencer meetings, executive seminars, and expert workshops.

Everything You Need to Know about Online CME Course Hosting

EthosCE

Online learning is one of the most significant professional development breakthroughs of the last generation. Dynamic Learning. You can also encourage collaboration, despite the online format, through well-crafted discussion boards and group projects. A dynamic, learner-centered online course improves learning outcomes. Learner-centered learning, including rich media content and collaborative learning, can motivate learners and provide positive learning experiences.

Learning Analytics is #1 in 2020 Global Sentiment Survey

Performitiv

The L&D Global Sentiment Survey is a multi-country survey conducted by Don Taylor, asking the question “What will be hot in workplace learning in 2020?” Learning Analytics was at the top of this list. At Performitiv, we’re modernizing learning analytics.

Why Online Learning Is Important In the Workplace  

TOPYX LMS

To say that online learning is important in the workplace is an understatement. It’s more accurate to exclaim that online learning, or eLearning, is indispensible in the corporate world. Company decision makers that have implemented eLearning, especially via a quality social learning management system (LMS), are reaping the rewards of a bolstered bottom line and exponential growth. Could you use a refresher on the benefits of online learning?

Executive Education Transitions into the Modern Online Marketplace

Intrepid by VitalSource

The demands of the digital era are requiring Executive Education Programs to have both a coherent strategy and identity for modern online learning. Is the desire to build internal capacities or quickly grow online programs?”

TOPYX LMS and EdTek Services Announce Partnership

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – Interactyx, the developer of the TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) software , and EdTek Services, Inc. , TOPYX LMS is a fully-hosted, social learning management system without user, data or implementation fees. TOPYX LMS has proven to be a client-centric, full featured platform that will fit perfectly with the philosophy of EdTek to help our partners deliver successful education programs at a cost that is both affordable and sustainable.”. “We

Trending in Workplace Learning 2015….

Allison Rossett

Many colleagues have asked what I think will emerge in workplace learning in 2015, “What’s important for 2015, in your view?” ” Or this, often this, “I should be assessing my learning organization as we move into a new year. What I do have is enthusiasm about reflecting on emergent directions in workplace learning. Here is where I think workplace learning will trend in 2015.

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10 Advantages Of Leveraging LMS For Blended Learning

Upside Learning

Earlier I had shared the 8 things to follow while implementing blended learning via an LMS. For some of you the question might still be – why should my, or any organization for that matter, implement blended learning via an LMS? I am sure that nothing but a few foreseeable merits of leveraging an LMS for blended learning will encourage and motivate you to think about implementing it in your organization. Easy and secure exchange of learning data.

LMS – Does One Size Fit All?

Hurix Digital

Keeping in line with the advancements in technology, more and more organizations across the globe are adopting Learning Management Systems (LMS) to supplement their learning and training requirements. According to a study by IBM, businesses can cut costs by at least 50% when they replace traditional, instructor-led learning with eLearning, and at the same time, reduce instruction time by as much as 60%.

Top 5 Effective Ways to Deliver Corporate Training Videos

Kitaboo

Video training supports multisensory learning. An effective corporate training program is essential to upskill your workforce. Cost-effective training for a larger audience across geographies. The most practical and cost-effective way in this scenario is to conduct webinars. Further benefits of using mobile-based devices for delivery of corporate training videos are – Flexibility to learners – Learning anywhere, anytime. Promotes bite-sized learning.