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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. What do we mean by 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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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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. Participants learn as much from one another as from the content.

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Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

This allows them to exercise the value that emerges from collaborating with other humans on open-ended, creative endeavors. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce? The future will be driven by learning agility, effectiveness, and process innovation.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

A community grows through conversation, collaboration, and showcasing of work in progress. Community members learn together, share feedback, take onus of building the domain. Talented coders and developers come together to learn, share and co-create. Given that the organization culture encourages sharing and transparency, it still takes some effort to create a community space that is safe. We all know that true learning takes place through dialogues.

Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study

Obsidian Learning

New post Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study on Obsidian Learning. We were approached by a global Fortune 500 construction company seeking to revamp some key leadership training. Used to working long days, very positive about learning opportunities, open-minded. Commitment to active learning – Company culture supports an interactive learning approach. What technology tools are available to empower this audience of learners to collaborate?

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. ” Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business.

Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

There’s a massive shift underway in the world of learning and development. It’s a perfect storm of pressure, in which chief learning officers weigh ROI and manage digital disruption across industries as they pivot from the age of the customer to the age of the employee. CLOs face intense pressure to build learning cultures in which geographically dispersed teams can engage with relevant content “on-demand” to reskill. Embracing Learning in the Flow of Work.

How to Enhance Your Leadership Training with eLearning

EI Design

None of us are born leaders, and the way to acquiring leadership skills is through multiple channels like: On-the-job (experiential) learning. Structured, formal learning. Semi-structured (Self-Directed) learning. Social or collaborative learning. Mentoring. Given the business dynamics, leaders have a lot on their plate and there just isn’t enough time to invest on learning. It can be used to provide a personalized learning plan.

How to Build a Learning Organization

Pract.us

Small steps and teamwork will help you build a culture of learning. A learning culture imparts several competitive advantages to a business, including increased efficiency, productivity and profit. Training Industry ) But culture change challenges even the most motivated leaders. Those who succeed pursue their goals relentlessly, making one small change after another, inching closer and closer to their ideal culture. Learn more.

Which Comes First? Diversity or Inclusion?

NovoEd

Less clear is how to bring about the cultural and behavioral changes needed in the workplace for the benefits of diversity to emerge. While forward progress is needed on both diversity and inclusion initiatives, organizational learning and development is critical to the development of the inclusive work cultures needed to ensure diversity initiatives thrive. There are no role models and no opportunities for networking and mentoring. Learning to Move Beyond Compliance.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. The former identifies shifts in specific areas that will and already are having a far-reaching impact on the way we work, learn, communicate, and engage with the environment and society. This has wide-ranging implication on learning and the future of work. Will we still continue to speak about learning as an activity to be undertaken in order to be effective at work?

Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy

NovoEd

Industry analyst, Josh Bersin, views the new capability approach as the result of a decades-long evolution of corporate learning that moved to digital but lost something along the way. These capabilities are idiosyncratic and unique to each company and its culture.

Confessions from the 2019 OLC Accelerate Conference

NovoEd

Some of the key conference takeaways about modern online education include the ongoing buzz about collaboration, accountability, balancing privacy with data access, and how to envision the best future world for learners. Learning from and with each other is key to our sustained future.

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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Confessions from the 2019 OLC Accelerate Conference

NovoEd

With over 500 sessions, pre-conferences, key-note speakers, targeted tracks, special summits for research and instructional design, and discussions on diversity and equity accessibility, OLC Accelerate fulfilled its’ claim as being as the “ultimate event to network with—and learn from—thousands of eLearning peers”. Ross Dawson, a futurist, author, and advisor, presented the other key-note on the “Next 25 Years – The Future of Online Learning”. The Buzz About Collaboration.

Masie’s Learning 2018 – Highlights from Day 1

NovoEd

This year’s Learning 2018 conference, held in Orlando, FL, brings together over 1,800 attendees from 25+ countries. Now that day 1 has come to a close, I wanted to reflect on the day’s exciting events and share some lessons learned. At the opening session, Elliott Masie, host of Learning 2018, asked the audience, “how is learning changing?” Companies with Strong Learning Cultures see Increases in Engagement. Digital Learning Trends Other

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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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Expert Advice

CLO Magazine

When US LBM, a collection of building material distributors across North America, took shape in 2009, organizational leaders knew they wanted to create a culture where success was driven by the knowledge, effort and passion of their colleagues. Our three-day Lean Six Sigma training event has been going on for two years through the University of Wisconsin,” said Amy Brown, director of learning and development for US LBM.

Technology in the workplace: How learning experiences are changing

Unicorn Training

It's amazing to think the effect technology has had on something as simple as telling the time, so how have advances in technology changed learning experiences and styles?From As a result of this, employees now have different expectations and preferences, learning styles have changed from a tradition push model to a more modern pull model. The principle of this learning framework is 70% experience and practice, 20% conversations with people and networks and 10% formal learning.

Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy

NovoEd

Industry analyst, Josh Bersin, views the new capability approach as the result of a decades-long evolution of corporate learning that moved to digital but lost something along the way. Bersin’s insight from interviews with industry leaders is that technical skills are not the biggest gaps for corporate learning and that much broader issues are at play. These capabilities are idiosyncratic and unique to each company and its culture. Collaborates across Google 10.

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Staying Ahead of Critical Corporate Training Initiatives During a Pandemic

NovoEd

For some forward-looking organizations the pandemic has only accelerated a transition to online learning that was already well underway, driven by cost savings, effectiveness, and environmental concerns associated with business travel. Our global enterprise clients are now ramping up their consideration of our platform as a way to get the best of in-person learning without the potential present-day risk of bringing people together,” says Bob Cronin, NovoEd’s vice-president of sales.

Learning During Times of Growth

CLO Magazine

Many CLOs and other learning executives are walking with a bit more spring in their steps these days, and perhaps smiling a bit more often. They are coming out of budget meetings feeling less like “executioners” ready to cut payroll and more like “executors,” ready to execute learning and knowledge management strategies in support of growth. The role of learning in supporting rapid organic growth can be seen in several initiatives being taken by Mike Barger, CLO of JetBlue Airways.

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Coronavirus Lockdowns? Go Home, Go Online, Keep Learning

NovoEd

Collateral L&D damage has also come in the form of cancelled conferences, where attendees go to market products and services but also to learn. And, given the increasing number of travel and meeting lockdowns, the next best alternative for L&D may be a collaborative learning environment that helps sustain an enterprise’s social interactions and other personal connections. Integrate social learning. Go Home, Go Online, Keep Learning appeared first on NovoEd.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Apps, videos and more sophisticated blended learning and collaboration schemes are just a few of the learning trends to watch and implement in the next year. Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. Imagine a baggage handler accessing a job aid on his or her bag tag scanner or a copy machine service technician connecting via the machine interface to a live, virtual mentor.

Come Together

Jay Cross

Collaboration gets things done and is the most powerful learning tool in the CLO’s playbook. Today’s organizations are learning the power of people working together in real time. The social learning revolution has only just begun. Tags: Just Jay Meta-Learning

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. January 12-14, 2010 Learning and Technology World Forum 2010, London, United Kingdom.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] November 27-December 1, 2011 Learning in Higher Education : Transforming University Teaching into Learning via Simulations and Games , 6 th international symposium, sponsored by the International Academic Association for the Enhancement of Learning in Higher Education, Sydney, Australia. Clayton R.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Join Panopto to learn nine things you may be doing the old way, why they're no longer necessary, and how updating your approach to video learning will enable you to maximize its value. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. About the benefits of peer-to-peer video-based learning. And you'll learn how to do it all using nothing but standard PowerPoint and a good story. Microlearning has nothing to do with learning.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 1-5, 2012 Learning Forward Conference, (Learning Forward is the new name for the National Staff Development Council, NSDC), Boston, Massachusetts, USA. link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia. Clayton R.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence (Free for ATD members) Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills. In this webcast, you’ll learn: The foundational communication principle to increase influence with others. Learn how to handle disruptive behaviour before it rears its ugly head!

SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

“ 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 social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

“ 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 social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] January5-7, 2012 International Conference on e-Education,e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), 3 rd , Hong Kong, China. link] March 20-21, 2012 Enterprise Learning !

Free L&D webinars for November 2017

Limestone Learning

As learning specialists, we’re always thinking about how to make knowledge digestible and palatable—like those chocolate bars you wish you hadn’t eaten, only good for you! Unstable skills mean workers need to continuously learn to keep up with changes happening in the world, their industry, and their company. One of the most important ways that L&D practitioners can help with the current and coming job and skill chaos is to help people learn faster, easier, and with less stress.