Learning Strategies

Ed App

With an increasing focus on harnessing individual strengths in the workplace (think Myers-Briggs or VIA Character Strengths), attention is now being turned towards differentiated learning to cater to individual learning preferences. Learning Styles. In our digital age of visual communication, it’s unsurprising to learn that at least 65 percent of us can be categorised as visual learners. Visual learning strategies. Aural learning strategies.

6 Immersive Self-paced Learning Strategies to Maximize the Efficiency of Virtual Training Programs

EI Design

In this article, I share 6 immersive Self-paced learning strategies for maximizing the efficiency of your Virtual Training programs. Fully Online (Self-paced Training): Offering highly immersive learning approaches such as Microlearning, Mobile Learning, Gamification, and much more.

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What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning?

How to Design an Effective E-Learning Strategy for the Classroom?

MagicBox

For educators and educational publishers, the goal is to provide educational content in a way that maximizes learning outcomes. This can only be achieved when the course is both flexible and personalized to the different learning styles of individual students. Fortunately, the advent of e-learning platforms has made it fairly easy to provide just such learning experiences, allowing each student to learn at their own pace. Promote Collaborative Learning.

Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies

eFront

And all of those different parts of your company, on the micro- and the macro- scale, collaborate towards your end goals. That, apparently, is how people best learn things too. The same goes in school, where teamwork and collaboration have long been encouraged, or in a corporate training setting, which increasingly sees “collaborative learning” approaches becoming more popular. Effective Team 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. Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM.

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

Learnnovators

I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. The earlier posts… MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities.

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.

Blended Learning: Different combinations that work

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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.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. It is essential for any association learning management system (LMS). Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. As LMS consultants , we’ve helped many different types of associations define their learning technology requirements. This means many associations are wrestling with fundamental questions at the intersection of social and learning: One social system or two?

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

Learnnovators

I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities. A MOOC is an intrinsically participative, collaborative mode of learning.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. “ Wilkinson proposed building out the entire GLG office to accommodate “activity-based working”–the theory that employees no longer need personal workstations so much as they need many different settings in which to meet, collaborate, or focus, depending on which tasks they’re working on. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Myth #5: Social and workplace learning are the same as 70:20:10

Docebo

Are you embracing experiential learning for 70:20:10, or just adding learning to work? Yet another common misconception swirling around the 70:20:10 learning model is that companies can cherry pick a few experiential learning components, and apply them to their informal and social learning strategies , either on or off the cloud LMS, and expect to see the same results had they adopted a fully-integrated 70:20:10 approach.

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Looking ‘Under the Hood’ of MOOCs

e-Learning Academy

There’s lots of excitement about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course); new business models and prestige for education institutions, new opportunities for people from around the world to access learning. Online learning has been around since the 90’s, so frankly I don’t get the hype that MOOCs seem to be causing. So, ensure what they are required to do is meaningful, relevant and interesting – a ‘value add’ learning experience. E-Learning Strategy Our Changing Practice

How Can L&D Teams Design a Virtual Learning Journey that Delivers Seamless Training Results

EI Design

In this article, I share strategies that L&D teams can use to design their Virtual Learning journey and deliver seamless training results. What Are the Steps that L&D Teams Need to Follow to Design an Effective Virtual Learning Journey That Delivers Seamless Training Results?

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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).

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. Collaboration and Innovation – Google’s g2g.

6 Strategies You Can Use To Design Effective eLearning For Your Millennial Workforce

Adobe Captivate

With increasing millennial workforce, organizations need to re-evaluate their existing learning strategies. In this article, I will explain 6 strategies that you can use to effectively engage and motivate your millennial workforce. Why Do You Need A Different Learning Strategy For Your Millennial Workforce? To nail this challenge, we must identify the traits of Millennials, which determine how they work, collaborate, and learn.

Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning

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Much of the learning in the workplace is now becoming learner-driven – a perfect setting for social and collaborative learning. With a little structure, social learning can be a huge success for organizational learning. How to drive Social Learning strategy in an organization? Traditionally, most enterprise-wide training and learning initiatives are have a top to bottom flow. Identify your social learning champions.

Are You Really Ready for Mobile Learning?

CLO Magazine

With the explosion of the mobile workforce and the fact that most people use smartphones, it’s no surprise that mobile learning topped watch lists as an emerging trend for 2017. The mobile learning market may be worth $37.6 As the industry expands, we’ll likely see the rise of mobile gamification and social and collaborative learning apps that can be incorporated into corporate learning programs. Do mobile learning programs support informal learning?

LEARNNOVATORS GAZES INTO THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING WITH SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Sahana Chattopadhyay, Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger, as the guest in the latest edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere. Chennai (India).

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Today, social learning is more than a buzz and is increasingly used by forward thinking organizations to foster collaborative learning and more significantly its application on the job. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning.

The Impact Of Blended Learning Approach On Your Online Training

Wizcabin

One way to deliver that is through a blended learning approach; however, it needs to get done the right way. What is blended learning in the e-learning industry? Blended learning is a widely used term to describe the mix of traditional classroom training, self-study, and online training, to create an improved learning experience. This strategy is of greater benefit to e-learning as it leads to increased productivity. Collaborative learning.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. Collaboration and Innovation – Google’s g2g.

6 Strategies You Can Use To Design Effective eLearning For Your Millennial Workforce

EI Design

With increasing millennial workforce, organizations need to re-evaluate their existing learning strategies. In this article, I will explain 6 strategies that you can use to effectively engage and motivate your millennial workforce. Why Do You Need A Different Learning Strategy For Your Millennial Workforce? To nail this challenge, we must identify the traits of Millennials, which determine how they work, collaborate, and learn.

Five ways Tin Can will liberate your learning content!

Saffron Interactive

This short post is an edited excerpt from the updated Spicy Learning Guide, an essential compendium of 101 tips to improve your learning strategy. We’ll be releasing the new Spicy Learning Guide at Learning Technologies 2013 , so visit us at Stand 33 to collect your free copy! The Tin Can API stores data in a Learning Record Store (LRS) which can be shared across multiple environments. Interested in using Tin Can to liberate your learning content?

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The 6 most effective employee engagement strategies

eFront

Indeed, senior executives have to spend more time considering the strategies required not only to attract new staff, but also retain them. It’s one thing to bring people on board , but what are the most effective employee engagement strategies? And the changes to the job market since this research was done make the need for effective employee engagement strategies even more imperative. The best strategies for employee engagement.

5 Amazingly Effective Strategies to Convert Your ILT Program to High-impact Virtual Training

EI Design

Connecting with distant learners, and keeping them engaged throughout the learning journey, is a challenge for L&D professionals. This new learning environment means trainers need to work “differently” to keep learners engaged. And, given that this non-traditional learning environment requires an equally “non-traditional” training approach, L&D teams must look at offering more immersive virtual learning experiences. What Is Immersive Learning?

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

With reduced training and travel budgets, Learning and Development (L&D) teams across the world are being pushed to re-evaluate their existing instructor-led training (ILT) delivery. Adapt to their preferences and learning styles. Clearly, both these aspects converge to an increase on: Online training: Particularly mLearning or mobile learning. Blended learning. Create highly engaging and interactive learning sessions with your learners. Truly Collaborative.

8 Reasons to Transform Your Learning Content to Mobile Learning Nuggets

Hurix Digital

This means that even if you have a web-based learning center, most of your employees are accessing it through their smartphones only. Over the years, mobile-based learning has proved its importance and efficiency in improving overall learning and training structure at the workplace. If you offer two types of training options to your employees – mobile-based learning and classroom learning – it is highly likely for most of the employees to choose mobile learning.

Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight

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While mobile devices are now increasingly becoming the norm in BFSI sector, there is another benefit that can be derived out of them – that of mobile learning and training. Varied mobile learning solutions can be developed, keeping in mind the needs of the learners as well as the strength of the mobile platform. E-Courses via Mobile LMS: Most new-age Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are mobile compatible, keeping in mind the growing demand for learning on-the-go.

Unravelling The Relevance Of Social Cognitive Theory in Online Learning

ProProfs

Although, the situation is quite embarrassing but this proves an important point that we humans many times prefer to learn unfamiliar tasks based on ‘observation’. Started as the ‘Social learning theory’ in the 1960s by Albert Bandura, it is widely used in psychology, education and communication domains. By simply watching a model, it also prompts the observer to engage in a behavior they have learned in the past. In simple words, it means ‘learning by watching’.

LMS – A Digital Learning Repository That Creates a Learning and Coaching Culture

CommLab India

Continuous learning is the key to compete in this fast changing world. Sales people, in particular, have to frequently learn about new products and services, to sell more and serve better, which will not only help satisfy and retain existing customers, but also increase the customer base. So, how do you ensure that your organization has a healthy learning and coaching culture? It is possible by making learning easily accessible to employees when they need it.

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Corporate Learning’s Transformation in the Digital Age

CLO Magazine

Full-fledged academies emerged much later: GE’s Crotonville leadership center in 1956; McDonald’s Hamburger University in 1961; and learning institutions for corporations such as Apple, Boeing and Danone in the 2000s. Last year, for a deeper understanding of the present and future of corporate academies, we surveyed approximately 120 senior learning-and-development officers. Digitization offers a huge opportunity to transform corporate learning and address its deficiencies.

What Is Learning Management System, Its Features, And Advantages Of Using LMS

Pinlearn

Learning management systems are an important part of the eLearning platform and the development process, especially if you have a large audience base and plenty of courses to deliver. . Learning Management System Benefits. Centralized Learning. Social Learning Support.

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Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training

Matrix

Have you ever come across a situation where you learned skills or behaviors from observing others? You may have learned from observing a friend, a supervisor, a teacher or even strangers at times. I bet most of you would observe others performing these tasks and learn from them. Most of the time, we humans learn unfamiliar tasks by observing others. This leads us to what is known as the ‘Social Learning Theory.’. The Social Learning Theory.