Community and Collaborative Learning

Dashe & Thomson

I was talking last week with a young woman from Kenya who does accounting for a local financial services company. She described how she and her Kenyan friends get together frequently for an entire day to cook, talk, braid each other’s hair, and learn things from each other. Learning has also become less community-based in the United States. More and more, learning has focused on web-based training and distance learning.

How Can Your Association Build a Successful Learning Program? Top Tips

Talented Learning

Association professionals, what’s the best advice you’ve heard about how to develop and deliver great instructional programs? At the end of these interviews, I always ask the same basic question: “What would you tell others who want to build a successful learning program?”

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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?

Collaborative Learning in Spite of Organizational Walls – June #LCBQ

Dashe & Thomson

How do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning? That’s the Learning Circuits Big Question for the month of June. One is a large international food manufacturer for whom I’ve designed and developed many SAP training programs over the past decade. The work for this client has involved the redesign and development of a national training program for employees of companies who sell the alternative fuel. Collaborative market research.

Collaborative Learning: Moving Beyond Organizational Boundaries Part 2

Nomadic Learning

In last week’s post, Collaborative Learning: Moving beyond organizational boundaries - Part 1 , I explored the extent to which companies remain trapped in silos when it comes to learning, and some of the opportunities they’re missing as a result. Collaborative learning across borders. Not all learning is created equal. And the stakes are even higher when it comes to learning initiatives that reach audiences outside of the firm.

TOPYX LMS and EdTek Services Announce Partnership

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – Interactyx, the developer of the TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) software , and EdTek Services, Inc. , a full-service eLearning technology and support provider for small to midsize organizations, are excited to announce a strategic partnership to jointly serve the growing eLearning market. TOPYX LMS is a fully-hosted, social learning management system without user, data or implementation fees. EdTek Services, Inc.,

How Online Programs are Transforming Higher Education Learning

Hurix Digital

Online learning is simple, self-paced, interactive, and convenient. It’s no wonder that students are increasingly opting for online learning over face-to-face classroom programs. Many colleges and universities are now offering online programs for higher education learning, allowing ease of access and convenience. How Online Programs Benefits Higher Education Learning: There are several ways in which online courses benefit higher education students.

How to Link Your Training Programs to Your Business Goals

ProProfs

Did you know that only 36% of organizations have learning strategies aligned with the long term problem that they are trying to solve? Watch this video to learn how to create an online course for your employee training program : Before we jump into the specifics, let’s address this fundamental question: Why align training programs with your business goals? Better innovation : A technical training program can keep the employees stay abreast with the latest technologies.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Her work is based on 25+ years of practical experience in implementing technology enabled learning strategies for business advantage and is backed by her independent research. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

We have come across several interesting articles in the past couple of weeks, which discuss some of the social, political and economic changes that are currently impacting how we work and learn. In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today. Lifelong Learning is Becoming an Economic Imperative.

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.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. However, how many of us have considered using these types of tools for collaboration in a training environment ? As a learning professional, I have been pondering this question a lot. 2-- Share “real world” learnings with each other after the training is complete.

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 10 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 10 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: What does it take to create a compelling facilitated team learning experience? KEY TAKEAWAYS: Innovative learning technology is helping consulting firms provide high-value advisory services to a much broader audience. Want to learn more?

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

68% of people prefer to learn about a product or service by watching a short video. So how exactly can this work for associations hoping to enhance and extend conference learning? If not, consider ideas like these to improve your educational programming while injecting more personality into your conference marketing: 1) Crowdsource Your Agenda. Of course, live-streaming access, alone, doesn’t guarantee learning. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Developing a Training Program: Have You Considered Going Digital?

CommLab India

The focus of organizations today is to provide a continuous learning opportunity. This is possible when you incorporate digital learning as an integral part of your training portfolio. What is Digital Learning? Digital Learning refers to any learning that takes place with the help of technology and provides individuals flexibility and control in terms of the time, location, path and/or pace. Why should you consider digital learning in your organization?

How to Adapt Your Corporate Training for COVID-19

Avilar

COVID-19 is changing the way people learn across the U.S. As throngs of employees and citizens follow stay-at home or “safer at home” measures, corporate training companies are quickly adjusting to deliver essential learning while minimizing or eliminating personal contact. While today’s ways of learning won’t be the only way to learn in the future, this period of experimentation and collaborative creativity will likely shape some lasting changes.

Defining Social Learning

Marcia Conner

Two years after we published The New Social Learning , I still hear people say “there is no definition” or worse yet, defining it in truly silly ways. A post with a slide of my definition is consistently one of the most popular posts on this site so I thought people might appreciate more on how I define the terms and what social learning is not. How do you define social learning? I define social learning as participating with others to make sense of new ideas.

Evaluation and ROI in Compliance Training

Interactive Services

The chances are your program includes some or all of the following: A focus on behavior change and employee conduct rather than just knowledge. Elements of micro-learning, collaborative learning, and comprehensive communication programs designed to reinforce critical lessons and ensure they stick. Evaluation and ROI are important indicators of how well a program is working and how much risk is mitigated. Evaluating Compliance Training Programs.

Part 1/3: AI, The disruptive force that will transform HR

Everwise

Welcome to a three-part blog series on the role – and potential – of AI in Human Resources, specifically Learning and Development (L&D). Erik provides informed and informative thoughts on the direction of AI in learning and development, and we’ve worked to capture his thoughts and share them with you. The next two articles address the role of AI in L&D programs, and facilitating learning experiences with AI.

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Unlocking The Value Of Online Training In The Automobile Sector

G-Cube

The advent of latest e-learning technologies in different organizations have made a fundamental difference to the way content is developed and delivered. Today, automotive manufacturers have been leveraging technology-inclined learning for extensive dealer employees as well as online onboarding programs. Ensuring consistency and reliability of training across the organizational personnel is critical for imparting excellent customer service.

3 Tips for Creating the Right Enterprise Learning Environment

Docebo

For success, you need the right environment, one that can accommodate varied learners and program components, delivering powerful experiences and program management at scale. Here are three areas to focus upon and some tips to make sure you get it right: Enterprise Learning Styles – Blended Learning vs Hybrid Learning. Interactive Learning Experience – Gamification for Instant Gratification.

5 Considerations When Shopping for CME Hosting Vendors and Providers

EthosCE

Trying to decide which features are critical for your program and which are nice to have but not essential can become a time-consuming challenge. Fortunately, there are a few basics that must be part of any learning management system for CE. Self-Service: Automated Certificates.

Learning Pool receives ‘Partner of the Year’ honor from Humentum

Learning Pool

The Derry-based elearning solutions provider, Learning Pool is delighted to have been awarded ‘Partner of the Year’ by the global charity, Humentum at the 2020 Operational Excellence Awards. Find out more about Learning Pool’s work with Humentum here. . About Learning Pool .

TOPYX Learning Management System Makes The Inc. 5000 List For Third Consecutive Year

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 18, 2016 – Interactyx, the developer of TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) , is excited to announce it has earned a spot on Inc. Interactyx is the developer of TOPYX ® , a leading learning management system (LMS) software. Our entire TOPYX team is fully committed to supporting our clients’ learning and development initiatives, and providing the best LMS software, for the best value in our industry.

TOPYX Learning Management System Makes The Inc. 5000 List For Third Consecutive Year

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 18, 2016 – Interactyx, the developer of TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) , is excited to announce it has earned a spot on Inc. Interactyx is the developer of TOPYX ® , a leading learning management system (LMS) software. Our entire TOPYX team is fully committed to supporting our clients’ learning and development initiatives, and providing the best LMS software, for the best value in our industry.

5 Reasons Why an Extended Enterprise LMS is Right for Your Business

Web Courseworks

A learning management system ( LMS ) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of electronic educational technology education courses or training programs. Extended Enterprise learning is a training system targeted at your non-employees such as external distribution partners, sales representatives, franchises, service technicians, and customers who use your products and services.

How to Design Smarter Learning Experiences

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, I listened to a Leading Learning podcast that featured Connie Malamed a learning experience design consultant. Being in the LMS industry and seeing all of the different ways our clients design and present their eLearning programs, I always find topics like these interesting to share. eLearning Industry listed 6 reasons why visuals are the most powerful aspect of learning : Helps store information longer.

Everything You Need to Know about Online CME Course Hosting

EthosCE

Online learning is one of the most significant professional development breakthroughs of the last generation. Dynamic Learning. You can also encourage collaboration, despite the online format, through well-crafted discussion boards and group projects.

Delivering Personalized Learning with LXPs

Origin Fractal LXP

Right since the early days of eLearning, learning gurus and L&D leaders have stressed on the importance of personalized learning. Challenges in technology integration severely limited the personalization of learning in the days gone by. But now learning management systems have evolved significantly to allow the delivery of personalized learning. Challenges in technology integration severely limited the personalization of learning in the days gone by.

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.

Webinar: A modern learning approach to boost sales training

Docebo

For a long time, technology has dictated our learning, but more recently, technology has adapted to the way we learn, so our learning patterns have begun dictating the technology we use. So many organizations have made a goal of learner-centric training, and so to explore this trend, Brandon Hall Group and Docebo co-hosted a webinar focused on learning management systems for ramping up sales training. Docebo Blog E-learning Industry ELEL

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Using Webinars to Increase Employee Engagement

TOPYX LMS

One of those things is leveraging webinars as a learning tool. The company Collaborative Exchange wrote, “Utilize webinar and webcasting services. A webinar engages more than just one physical sense, and therefore appeals to individuals of different learning styles. Those who best learn visually will love seeing their peers on their device screen, not merely hearing them as they would in a conference call. A webinar promotes learning retention.

Trending in Workplace Learning 2015….

Allison Rossett

Many colleagues have asked what I think will emerge in workplace learning in 2015, “What’s important for 2015, in your view?” ” Or this, often this, “I should be assessing my learning organization as we move into a new year. What I do have is enthusiasm about reflecting on emergent directions in workplace learning. Here is where I think workplace learning will trend in 2015.

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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.

Best Learning Experience Platforms to Consider for Online Education

Hurix Digital

LMS and traditional classes, though educational, don’t always provide for students’ varying learning abilities. Learning experience platforms solve this problem entirely. Some students may learn better through text material, while others might find videos more engaging; LXPs take care of different learning abilities in students. LXPs help educators by turning course material into engaging learning experiences.