Black Belt Mentors

CLO Magazine

Government Accountability Office decided to develop a mentoring program in 2016, organizational leaders knew they wanted to integrate it seamlessly into their learning environment. But to be successful, they also knew it couldn’t just be the learning department’s job to carry out. GAO is a learning organization,” said Gus Crosetto, chief learning officer at GAO. However, the Learning Center is not the center for all learning at GAO. When the U.S.

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?

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Mentoring Results

Clark Quinn

Eileen Clegg from the Future of Talent Institute (and colleague, we co-wrote the Extremophiles chapter for Creating a Learning Culture ) pinged me the other day and asked about my thoughts on the intersection of: The new role of managers in the results-oriented work environment ( ROWE ). The topic of blending the Talent and Learning functions in the workplace. That needs collaboration, and we are still exploring that, though there are some really clear components.

12 Questions to Promote Collaborative Learning

TalentLMS

eLearning course collaboration is one of the hardest things to achieve. Without course collaboration, learning is incomplete, as eLearning is an inherently social process. With each batch of learners being more unique, challenging and intellectually advanced than the previous one, trainers and online facilitators soon run out of strategies to engage and collaborate with learners. What areas of this content encourage collaborative learning?

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.

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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Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

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.

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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.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study

Obsidian Learning

New post Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study on Obsidian Learning. Used to working long days, very positive about learning opportunities, open-minded. Commitment to active learning – Company culture supports an interactive learning approach. To save both time and money, we leveraged existing content as appropriate, and bolstered skills transfer by increasing interactivity and hands-on learning while shortening the overall ILT experience to 4.5

Corporate informal learning culture

The Learning Circuits

Dave Grebow sees a danger in meddling with the processes of informal learning, and I have to agree. The real and very formal challenge is to "teach” decision-makers what to do because everything revolves around a gradual but radical transformation of corporate culture. Encourage collaboration through the widest variety of means. Don't conduct any formal training without envisaging some form of mentoring, including peer mentoring. other than collaborative!

70:20:10: Drive performance by enacting change in your learning culture

Docebo

Informal learning combined with formal training can boost employee engagement and retention. One of the biggest organizational L&D challenges is making sure employees are not only engaged with the learning content they’re being presented, but that they also retain it. Problem is, organizations often compound learning challenges by placing too much emphasis on formal learning as the cornerstone of their L&D strategy. Collaboration is King.

Three Reasons Leaders Fail at Workforce-Centric Learning

CLO Magazine

Here are some questions to ask ourselves: Will things such as collaborative technologies foster the end of the era of the all-knowing leader-as-decision maker? Will this effort ultimately fuel a cultural shift away from command-and-control to one of motivate-and-mentor? Based on my tenure as a leader within large organizations, I’ve determined there are three reasons leaders fail at collaborative learning.

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Kindle Highlights Social Learning

Marcia Conner

This means you can now have a fabulous way to share what you’re learning and a socially-generated way to learn from others. While I’ve struggled with becoming an online book reader, this feature shows me possibilities that truly advance publishing into a new more collaborative age. To get a sense of the sorts of things highlighted, here are the popular highlights from Kindle edition of The New Social Learning.

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.

Online Learning Trends Enhancing Employee Productivity in 2017

TOPYX LMS

One industry that is constantly changing is online learning, also referred to as eLearning. New online learning trends consistently rear their heads. Corporate Online Learning Trends Can Boost Employee Productivity . Each year brings a colorful array of online learning trends, especially in the corporate realm. Various eLearning trends have marked 2017 as one of the most influential and evolutionary years in the history of online learning. 1) Learning paths.

Online Learning Trends Enhancing Employee Productivity in 2017

TOPYX LMS

One industry that is constantly changing is online learning, also referred to as eLearning. New online learning trends consistently rear their heads. Corporate Online Learning Trends Can Boost Employee Productivity . Each year brings a colorful array of online learning trends, especially in the corporate realm. Various eLearning trends have marked 2017 as one of the most influential and evolutionary years in the history of online learning. 1) Learning paths.

How to Help Your Managers Embark on their Learning Journey

Learning Wire

What’s stopping managers from learning? The survey also found that leaders and managers are already using a wide range of learning methods and are open to experiencing a wide variety of learning opportunities. The key to unlocking learning and development at leadership level is to ensure leaders know that modern learning technology and practices are available to them that make it much easier and quicker to learn new skills.

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

Yet startup businesses may not have enough funds or resources available to make this learning happen for their employees. Therefore, learning has to be ad hoc and informal. In this context, is the 70:20:10 model (70 percent experiential learning, 20 percent social learning, 10 percent formal learning) still relevant to startup firms? They learn a lot on the job, but equally or even more from others, and hardly any from formal training.

How to Help Your Team Become Continuous Learners

Pract.us

Lead your team to continuous learning. Whether you agree with 70:20:10 or not, you probably accept that employees learn a huge chunk of their skills, attitudes, assumptions, and expectations from their peers. But some corporate cultures encourage learning, open curiosity, and acceptance of new ideas while others foster secrecy, knowledge silos, and the dreaded group think. Practice looking at each inquiry as an honest attempt to learn. Learn from your team.

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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.

What all do you endure when planning effective employee onboarding

Wizcabin

These tasks should enable new employees to get familiar with everything about your company, including its culture and tasks. I’m sure you’ll agree with me that peer collaboration has a positive effect on the productivity level of employees in an organization. So, focusing your employee onboarding on a collaborative process will go a long way in helping you achieve success. Train New Hires On Soft Skills And Company’s Culture.

Elements of Blended Learning Strategies

Origin Learning

Blended learning is a powerful approach to make training an inherent part of corporate culture. Not only does it reduce the reliance on traditional classroom training, it also makes sure that learning is an all-time, enterprise-wide activity which learners can undertake at their own pace. Today’s blended learning strategies focus on how to combine the various learning techniques to achieve the overall aim of knowledge building. E-Learning. M-Learning.

9 Cutting Edge Training Trends to Watch Out For

KnowledgeAnywhere

Of course, the art of engaging and fast-paced learning isn’t static. Learning is a technology, and like all technology, it is constantly evolving. If your organization has eLearning, it’s time to upgrade again as the possibilities for corporate learning continue to improve.

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.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Learning is all about the interactions we have across all facets of our lives: we talk to people, we listen to what they’re saying, and then aim to apply or consider the insights that person is bestowing upon us (and vice-versa).

Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative

Your Training Edge

But social media platforms are just technologies that have enabled a more fundamental transformation, and not just in business: today communication, collaboration, and social interaction take center stage in our lives, in our work, and in our learning. We’ve all heard that most of learning is informal, and much of informal learning is social (coaching/mentoring, talking in the break room, chatting online, etc.).

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?

Ask Me Anything: The Power of Questions in Learning

CLO Magazine

Worse, our impatience is inhibiting our ability to learn. Unfortunately, when people go and find an answer, they don’t actually engage their minds in the learning process. When answers are simply given to people, they don’t learn how to solve the problem themselves, what factors to consider, what process to follow, or any other number of actions they might need in the future to solve the problem on their own. Therein lies the biggest roadblock to learning in the modern era.

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.

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.