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.

Sowing the Seeds of Holistic Learning

Origin Learning

What does an agri-business operator with presence in 9 countries do when it comes to learning and development? It chose to set up an academy that would use a learning management system (LMS) to serve as its chief vehicle and tool for global knowledge-sharing and intellectual property management. Three years ago, the group assigned Origin Learning with the task of setting up its LMS to support its aggressive global expansion strategy.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

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Massive Raise by 360Learning Breaks Open Corporate Training: The Creator Economy Arrives

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

This week 360Learning, a fast-growing collaborative learning company, received an astounding $200 Million of investment. This is a company that has unlocked the Creator Economy in corporate training , and the impact could be massive.

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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. Wide range of previous experience (some new to company, some long tenure), as well as a wide range of comfort and experience with technology. Discussion – group learning elements.

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

I love Questionmark, its a wonderful product and it can use a “connector” to integrate into your learning platform or system. Greater increase in the number of learning management systems offering quiz/assessment tools. Considering the growth of authoring tools, learning platforms, even mobile platforms jumping into the assessment tool space with equal performance, it just seems to be moving down the opposite side of the bell curve. Collaborative Learning Systems.

Mobile Learning: 5 Advantages for Your Business

Time to Know

Mobile learning is a game-changer in the world of corporate training. The Benefits of Mobile Learning: 1. Mobile Learning is designed to be on the move. No longer is training bound to an employee’s physical location – with mobile learning, training can be done outside of the office. Synchronize this to a smartwatch – there is no excuse not to know when new material is ready to be learned. Greater Collaborative Learning.

NEWS: Unicorn Signs Up For Awards Headline Sponsorship

Unicorn Training

Unicorn have renewed our headline sponsorship of the Learning Technologies Awards in 2016 and we are delighted to be back!"The The Learning Technologies Awards are without doubt the most prestigious and respected in our sector and their continued growth mirrors that of the learning technology industry itself," said CEO, Peter Phillips."Unicorn Unicorn will be at the forefront of this revolution as will many of our fellow sponsors and the Learning Technologies Award winners.”Unicorn's

Why people ignore many features of their LMS

Docebo

According to Brandon Hall Group ’s report on LMS Trends in 2015 , companies that use LMS (particularly those still using installed solutions over cloud-based systems) are demanding more new features while ignoring many of the old functionalities built into their systems in the past. In this way, the LMS stands a better chance of becoming ingrained in the company’s culture, which breeds higher retention rates and better performance. That the company’s learning needs have changed.

How companies are rethinking their approach to learning technology

Docebo

This year, the group compiled data from previous studies and provided four critical calls to action for LMS-fueled companies that want to rethink their approach to learning technology. The report outlines four critical calls to action that can help organizations rethink their approach to learning technologies : 1. Use technology to support the learning strategy, not dictate it. That the company’s learning needs have changed.

Tuning Your Learning Activities to The Expectations of Tomorrow’s Gen-Z Workforce

Docebo

Millennials made the need for learning technology clear – Gen-Z will push you to perfect how it’s used to retain and engage new workers. A few months ago, we discussed the idea that in less than two years, your entire learning program could be obsolete. But it won’t be because the learning technology used to power existing L&D strategies will fail to adapt (actually, advances in learning technology will make sure this doesn’t happen).

Mobile Learning: 5 Advantages for Your Business

Time to Know

Mobile learning is a game-changer in the world of corporate training. The Benefits of Mobile Learning: 1. Mobile Learning is designed to be on the move. No longer is training bound to an employee’s physical location – with mobile learning, training can be done outside of the office. Synchronize this to a smartwatch – there is no excuse not to know when new material is ready to be learned. Greater Collaborative Learning.

Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option

Axonify

The evolution of corporate learning isn’t an option any longer— it’s a must. This was the opening statement made by Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify, during last week’s webinar that was hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), an award-winning multimedia publication that focuses on the benefits and advancements of a properly trained workforce. Necessary information is ever-changing and yet, the modern worker only has 1% of the work day to devote to learning and development.

Learning You Can Take to the Bank

CLO Magazine

Although learning is proven to contribute to business success, slashed budgets have put many organizations’ learning efforts on the chopping block, opening the door for blending learning. ” This trend is alarming, given the empirical data that shows organizations have more success when they apply on-the-job training and measure learning impact on job performance. Determine What Really Needs to Be Learned.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. I hasten to say that there are other avenues we wish were getting attention, but we realize the following trends have practical priorities for the majority of our clients: Micro Learning — Short learning segments have multiple advantages, but what stands out is their facilitation of getting to specifically needed content very quickly. You can learn more about Michael here.

Reimagining L&D For Learners

Degreed

Rewire L&D infrastructure to reinvent learning for learners. The hard part is doing the work to actually reinvent workplace learning. Companies who are making this shift are approaching their content and programs very differently. – They still do programs and classes and online courses, but they’re tilting the balance much more heavily toward experiential, social and on-demand learning experiences, with more modern formats like short videos, simulations and apps.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. But the reality was more than that as I explored in posts like Business of Learning and Models for Learning Questions.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Where Corporate Learning Came From 3. Corporate Learning Today 5. Training is not the same as learning 6. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Real learning takes place elsewhere 8. The Collaborative Organization 12. Collaborative Culture 15. Collaborative Motivation 16. Collaborative Infrastructure 17. Collaborative Learning 18. Industrial organizations are morphing into collaborative organizations.

M-Learning 4 Tablets – Kinect, Touch Gesturing – It’s Coming.

eLearning 24-7

It was the savior to mobile learning. Now, you can do all these amazing things, but it’s real strength was for collaborative learning. Social learning. Add to the learning experience. No worries, companies are not buying it for their employees. A company called eyeSight uses software with your front end camera to use your tablet without ever touching it. Kinect and touch free gesturing experience with mobile learning tablets.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. These posts offer guidance to managers who want to make learning from experience and conversation more effective. Convergence of work and learning. Work and learning have merged. We learn on the job to do the job. In a time of increased business speed, learning is vital. To stay ahead and create more value, you have to learn faster, better, smarter. We call harmonious companies Coherent Organizations.