#LearningIs social

Learning with e's

Most of our learning is achieved within social contexts. I can't recall many examples where I have learnt something significant without the presence of others. Conversations are some of the richest learning experiences, even in our senior years. Humans are inherently social.

Is all learning social?

Learning with e's

Just about every day I find myself embroiled in a discussions about fundamentals of learning, the nature of knowledge and the processes of education. It comes with the territory of working as an academic in a university, and I expect to do it much of the time.

How To Use Gamification To Enhance Compliance Training – Featuring 4 Examples

EI Design

Gamification is used extensively to create sticky learning experiences, and compliance trainings too can use it to influence user behavior and create higher conformance. In this article, I share 4 examples of gamification for compliance training.

How To Use Gamification To Enhance Compliance Training – Featuring 4 Examples

Adobe Captivate

Gamification is used extensively to create sticky learning experiences, and compliance trainings too can use it to influence user behavior and create higher conformance. In this article, I share 4 examples of gamification for compliance training. 4 Ways You Can Use Gamification To Enhance Compliance Training. To meet the mandates of the government or regulators, compliance trainings continue to be a significant part of any corporate training.

Shocking behaviour

Learning with e's

I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. My most recent post examined Stanley Milgram''s concept of Six Degrees of Separation. Maslow Hierarchy of Human Needs 27.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. Technology has brought about unprecedented changes at a pace that is challenging all notions of flexibility and adaptability. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

The price of oil has been down for the past year or so, and economists can’t predict when it will come back up. While everybody likes a low price at the pump, those of us in oil and gas know only too well how important robust oil prices are to the health of our industry.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. Technology has brought about unprecedented changes at a pace that is challenging all notions of flexibility and adaptability. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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10 top tips and essential resources for newcomers to elearning

Rob Hubbard

Being immersed in the digital learning world, it’s easy to forget that there are an awful lot of people out there who are just exploring using technology for learning for the first time and boy can it be overwhelming… what author-tool, LMS, LRS, design methodology do I use?

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

My previous blog post that revealed that around 70% of respondents in my recent survey found training (including e-learning) “unimportant” or only “somewhat important” has generated quite a bit of interest. Narrating their learning is an integral part of narrating their work – i e.

Starting from scratch

Clark Quinn

From a conversation with my ITA colleagues, talking about the (self-imposed) death of L&D that Charles wrote about, Jane wondered what we might do if we were starting from scratch. I decided to take this on, thinking about an org that was already in operation, with it’s goals, processes, and practices, and what I might do if I were to come in and get it going (with the support of the executive team to do what I thought was right).

Value of Investment (VOI) vs. Return on Investment

Kapp Notes

Perhaps the constant effort to find the ROI of higher education or even training programs is mis-placed, should we be asking ourselves if an alternative exists? As the competitive landscape of higher education shifts and the training industry changes, using a measurement like Return On Investment (ROI) as the only guide for evaluating information technology investments like an LMS or an audience response system is a mistake. Johnson community college initiative. [3]

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Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Performance Learning Productivity

Determinism is the philosophical idea that every event, including every human decision and action, is the inevitable result of preceding actions and that, given certain conditions, there is only one outcome. This is the positive use of determinism – repeatable processes, identical results.

Big News Out of ASTD International Conference & Expo 2014

OpenSesame

This past week I had the privilege of attending my first ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) conference in Washington D.C. One of the biggest announcements to come out of the conference, however, was not a new product or service.

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What will your training role be in the future?

The Learning Circuits

With cultural shifts slipping into the workplace, technologies changing at rapid speed, and an improved understanding of how adults learn, it's not surprising that many in our field are wondering what their training-related job might look like in the future. One thing seems nearly certain—as time passes, the role of the training professional and instructional designer will be transformed. Possible future roles of the Learning and Development professional.

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Amazing ROI with eLearning

TalentLMS

From the palm of our hand to the tip of our fingers, accessibility to information has been re-defined using eLearning technologies. The Pareto Principle Did you know that the 20% of the workforce in your organization generates 80% of your business?

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Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

June 4, 2009 From E-Learning to Social Learning , June 10, 2009 Investigating the Application of Social Software to Support Networked Learning , June 4, 2009 Top Keywords Social Learning (34) Social Network Analysis (4) Collaboration (43) Mobile Learning (18) Performance (46) Learning Management System (11) eLearning Technology. eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

5 ways to make your LMS work for you

Sponge UK

Let’s look at some of the ways you can shift your perspective on your LMS and see how it can benefit your employees. This setup period is just the start of administering the platform. This follow-up can be part of the normal review process of a company.

Life beyond the course

Clive on Learning

The inimitable Don Taylor did a great job of chairing, and as Nigel Paine attests in his own review, you got the distinct impression that this was an audience looking to ring the changes. Hats off to Brightwave, which has historically made most of its money when clients chose not to move 'beyond the course', for being prepared to challenge the orthodoxies of corporate l&d.

Work = Learning

Breakthrough eLearning

Working Smarter in Terra Nova Circa 2015 Jay Cross and his colleagues at Internet Time Group have recently published an interesting article on the evolution of work. Knowing where to find relevant information in lieu of memorizing it 4. learning communities, wikis, etc.),

Amazing ROI with eLearning

TalentLMS

From the palm of our hand to the tip of our fingers, accessibility to information has been re-defined using eLearning technologies. The Pareto Principle Did you know that the 20% of the workforce in your organization generates 80% of your business? If employees cannot make it to work for a reason, they can still catch up on meetings and live discussions as well communities of practice collaboration sessions. The eLearning hype is way behind us.

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What About the Future?

Jay Cross

Most CLOs I talk with are so busy taking care of today’s business that they spend little time preparing for the future. Rather, they provide alternative views of the future. Seems like a throw-back to the time-and-motion studies of the industrial era, but maybe not.

New offerings provide a gateway to Learning 2.0

Clive on Learning

Although the use of Web 2.0 The first is from one of the major corporate LMS providers, Saba. According to the announcement , Saba Social will incorporate "comprehensive social networking tools - blogs, communities of practice, wikis, discussion boards and social connection capabilities will enable people to conduct informal knowledge exchange, build connected communities and extend blended learning."

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Profile of a learning architect: Sebastian Graeb-Konneker

Clive on Learning

Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action. In this extract, we take a look at how learning is architected within Shell, one of the world’s largest and most successful multinational corporations.

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Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

It’s the biggest frame of the big picture. I don’t use the word learn with executives, who inevitably think back to the awfulness of school and close their ears. The Workscape is a systems-eye view of the workplace. Scope of the habitat. Look at the flow of business.

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eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago. In that first wave of eLearning, venture capitalists and the learning industry saw fortunes to be made by replacing instructors with computers. It reminded me of the spirit of Woodstock.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2013, Day 2

eLearning 24-7

I loved the lip synch of that tune. What I liked about it: Easy to define objects and enable them to have a lot of capabilities. For folks who really want to do this or that and lots of it – you can. Although you could use the product as a separate video and publish to YouTube, Vivemo, one of their products, your desktop and I think the web (I admit, I forgot the last one, but you get the idea). END OF THE GAME.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. We would welcome lots of discussion. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality.

Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Seeing The Invisible: How To Identify Early Indicators Of Gaps In Instructional Design And Training Effectiveness. Flash Accessibility (508 Compliance) - MinuteBio , September 13, 2009. Too Dot Oh: Making Sense of the Terrible 2’s - trainingwreck , September 15, 2009. How to build an online community | Community Building , September 16, 2009. The role of theory in instructional design , September 14, 2009.

What’s in Your Toolbox?

CLO Magazine

Content, audience, environment and available technology each play a role in how learning is delivered, and all of those continue to evolve. Economy Driving Small Shifts CLOs are using the full range of options for learning delivery. Also gaining in interest is the use of simulations.

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eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago. In that first wave of eLearning, venture capitalists and the learning industry saw fortunes to be made by replacing instructors with computers. Here’s what I was blogging five years ago: When I began writing about eLearning in 1998, some of us felt the training industry had struck gold! It reminded me of the spirit of Woodstock. PowerPoint became the authoring language of choice.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I discussed a bit of these issues in First Thoughts After ASTD Sessions. I'm writing this post for both attendees of the session to have some notes and for people who were not at the session to hopefully get value from the discussion that happened there. As such, I'm trying to: Report and discuss the results of an introductory survey that I conduct (thanks to the suggestion via Conference Breakout Sessions ). This was more of a prompt than it really was a true survey.

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eLearning Learning - Best of June 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

You can subscribe to the best of eLearning Learning to receive weekly, monthly hot lists and other updates that provide you with the best of eLearning Learning. The Various Roles of Instructional Design (work in progress) - Jonathan’s ID , June 5, 2009. Business of Learning - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning - Informal Learning , June 12, 2009. Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency?

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

That led me to an article Harold and I had written on the demise of the training department. The Future of the Training Department. The latter 20th Century was the golden era of the training department. Now the training department may be at the end of its life cycle.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

It’s always fun at this time of the year to look back at what’s happened in the world of eLearning. You can see more detail of how this works here in Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning (and see how you can be involved). Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009. Should Educators be Afraid of Having a Facebook Profile? How to Create Screencasts You Can Be Proud Of , Rapid eLearning Blog , October 13, 2009.