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?

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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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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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. S/he can be a coach and mentor helping people to get started with working out loud , keep the community space free of trolls, and connect individuals to each other and to relevant content/discussions/groups.

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 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.

Lessons I Learned From Facilitating the Foundations of Learning Experience Design (LXD) Course

NovoEd

Online educational platforms have the power to transform physical and geographical differences – which may seem like barriers to learning – into strengths of the online learning environment. Connecting students and mentors from around the world using an online platform helps build a global community of learners that in-person education alone cannot establish. One key feature that promotes collaborative learning on NovoEd’s platform is the discussion board.

What is 70:20:10 and How Can Your Organization Benefit From It?

Docebo

We talk a lot about the 70:20:10 learning model, and we know it works, but training professionals in much of the world have yet to adopt this approach. The 70:20:10 learning model was developed by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in the mid-1980’s. Eichinger asked 200 successful managers how they learned. From the answers they received, they divided the learning into three categories: 70% – informal, on the job, experienced based.

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.

Interactyx Named To Florida Companies On Growth “Watch” List

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 17, 2016 – Interactyx, the developer of the TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) software , is honored to be named among 50 statewide companies expected to see significant growth over the next several years. TOPYX LMS is a fully-hosted, learning management system with no user, data or implementation fees. Since 1995, Interactyx has worked with educational programs to develop engaging learning management solutions.

Interactyx Named To Florida Companies On Growth “Watch” List

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 17, 2016 – Interactyx, the developer of the TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) software , is honored to be named among 50 statewide companies expected to see significant growth over the next several years. TOPYX LMS is a fully-hosted, learning management system with no user, data or implementation fees. Since 1995, Interactyx has worked with educational programs to develop engaging learning management solutions.

A New Chapter for NovoEd: What this Acquisition Means to Us

NovoEd

In Devonshire, we have found a financial partner who shares our passion for collaborative learning and our commitment to the corporate learning and development market. Amin and Farnaz, our Chief Technology Officer, knew that true learning isn’t an isolated activity but happens experientially and collaboratively and developed the NovoEd platform based on this insight.

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. Just like our desire to exercise more or learn to speak Swahili, the change is not in the declaration; it’s in the small daily activities that move us very slightly closer to our goal day after day. Once that becomes a habit, you can ask them to work on another good learning habit.

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?

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.

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.

An Ancient Myth Targets Learning Where the Learner Is

CLO Magazine

When Ekalavya is rejected by Guru Dronacharya, the teacher of the princes (to ensure that Prince Arjuna is supreme), he fashions a statue in the likeness of Guru Dronacharya and goes on to learn and excel in archery. Long before virtual learning became a reality, Ekalavya proved that anyone can learn anytime, anywhere, using any device. What is needed to learn and excel is the ignition of passion. Online learning, however, is only half the learning challenge.

What are the top characteristics of the online teaching system?

Pinlearn

When you consider establishing the best online teaching system, you need to think about facilitating a flexible learning system within a structured, private, yet always open environment. There is no point in promising your users of a highly advanced learning management system but failing to deliver it. Your existing and potential students will have to see a clear course page with proper description, learning objectives, and videos of you presenting the subject.

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Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

Key performance indicators for social and informal learning identify knowledge hubs and lead to better results. Just as social learning and technology have modernized the way learning occurs in companies today, they also have made a mark on the key performance indicators learning leaders should capture and measure. Where the changes show up is in the data points companies analyze in conjunction with social and informal learning.

Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

Until recently, digital video was underutilized by technology-enabled learning solutions. But now video-centered training is going mainstream, thanks to the rise of modern cloud-based learning platforms , high-speed wireless networks, connected mobile devices, social media channels and live video streaming standards like WebRTC. 10 Ways Digital Video Is Redefining Learning. 2) Peer-to-Peer Collaboration. 3) Support for “Paid” Online Learning Customers.

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.

Which Comes First? Diversity or Inclusion?

NovoEd

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. These changes include addressing issues of unconscious bias at CEMEX through collaborative learning experiences on the NovoEd platform.

Developing the Lead Generation

CLO Magazine

An employee’s ability to learn on the job while simultaneously being selected, measured and developed as a future leader can be a headache for businesses. Every company claims it plans for the future, but the reality is that the expertise and leadership that drives it usually slip away with the best intentions of having learning and development as well as the succession plan in place. Sound learning and leadership development also helps improve recruiting as well.

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. Companies that succeed are marked by their capacity to learn, adapt, and execute at an enterprise-wide level.

Study: L&D Spending Soars in 2013

CLO Magazine

The findings appear in Bersin by Deloitte''s new industry study, “The Corporate Learning Factbook 2014: Benchmarks, Trends, and Analysis of the U.S. Learning in this model includes development planning, formal interventions, rotational assignments, coaching, mentoring and much sharing and collaborative learning. Leadership has become an even bigger issue as the economy recovers and many firms look to expand globally.

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Expert Advice

CLO Magazine

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. Learning leaders at US LBM realized there was an opportunity for them to continue employees’ development through the use of mentoring and social learning software to support peer learning groups. Learning occurs in all kinds of environments, not just in the classroom,” said Brown.

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. Walk away with an agreement on learning priorities.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Use Microlearning To Promote Informal Learning At The Workplace

Adobe Captivate

Driven by passion and motivation, informal learning enables learners to pick the learning content they’re interested in, and learn at their own pace. In this article, I show how you can use microlearning to promote informal learning at the workplace. Informal Learning At The Workplace: How To Foster It Using Microlearning. As we know, formal learning is structured, training developed, and deployed by Learning and Development (L&D) teams.