Bridging the Skills Gap: An Opportunity for Associations

Association eLearning

There’s a huge skills gap problem facing our nation today, but this crisis represents an opportunity for associations to reinvent themselves and compete with traditional suppliers of higher education. Skills gap isn’t a “someday” problem.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Clayton R.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. skills gap” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? “Skills Gap” Solutions.

State of the Front-Line Manager

Learning- Doing Gap Page 18 5 The Root of the. Whatever names you use, do you see. do is neither unduly complicated. Before you do, would you like an overview of the. The Conference Executive. To be successful, do you require that front-line.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? “Skills Gap” Solutions.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! link] April10-13, 2012 CiTE, The Pearson eCollegeUsers Conference, J.

Don’t Know Much About History

CLO Magazine

At a press conference during a recent state visit to France, President Donald Trump thanked his host, French President Emmanuel Macron, and said, “France is America’s first and oldest ally. A lot of people don’t know that.”. Your employer needs you to do it.

Could Competency-Based Online Training Address the Skills Gap?

Mindflash

Universities traditionally confer degrees based on “seat time”—the number of credits (often, 120 credits for undergraduate degrees) that a student earns with a passing grade. Meanwhile, there’s a skills gap in the workforce.

Everything You Need to Know About Women Empowerment at Work

ProProfs

“Empowering women isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do,” Barack Obama said once on International Women’s Day. Working women in organizations put as much effort at work as men do, but often fail to get the due appreciation.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. struggle to do this well for is front-line. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap).

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? Skills Gap” Solutions.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

What L&D professionals need to know about outsourcing training

Matrix

Delivering good-quality training has become more of a challenge than it used to be and L&D departments are being asked to do more with limited resources. In this context, outsourcing training or buying off-the-shelf programs has a certain appeal. When a very specific need arises, the in-house team can even step in and design learning programs that are to be deployed throughout the company by the outsourcer. Pilot smaller programs first.

Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

We are going to take a look at the challenges you may face when implementing a global leadership development program, starting with one of the most obvious challenges: distance. Developing their leadership program may be a little more difficult, starting with the distance that separates them.

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Preview of the Learning Solutions and the Learning Performance Ecosystem conferences

Challenge to Learn

Next week I will be attending the Learning Solutions conference and the co-located Learning Performance Ecosystem conference. I have checked out the conference program for you so you can see if there is anything of interest for you. This is hopefully helpful if you are attending, but if you do not go to Orlando there are many ways to tap into the rich conference resources. I do not know any of them. Bridging the gender gap.

Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference

ReadyTech

In late January, we attended ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. We wanted to share the most interesting ideas and key takeaways from the conference: Anthoine Wurth , CEO of Mindmarker , presented on how reinforcement increases impact.

Do Millennials need special training?

Matrix

You can’t expect great training results by shoving a bunch of them in the same conference room at the same time and giving them tons of new information in an outdated visual way. Do Millennials need special training? On first glance, you’d think they do. Do they really?

Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap

WBT Systems

If you ever hiked up a mountain without the help of a trail, you know how frustrating and, sometimes, dangerous it can be. A learning pathway is a designated route through online classes, courses, and other educational programs that is designed to help someone achieve a learning goal, for example, prepare for a specific career or update skills. Learning pathways enhance the value of your online learning programs and increase the loyalty of learners.

Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

I recently got back from the Learning 2017 conference. Trying to require or assign one-size-fits all programs probably won’t go over well in the long run. Not only does it involve them in the process, they can often offer valuable insight, suggest possible solutions, and identify gaps.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. API (Application Program Interface) : Provides an interface that allows developers to interact with programs and applications, including learning management systems.

Getting Started with Accessible Elearning and 2018 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference Takeaways

The Learning Dispatch

Where do I start? We wanted to give elearning designers, training team leaders, and program managers a quick take on ideas and strategies for creating elearning that works for everyone, including individuals with disabilities. Where do I start? Where do you want to start?

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

20 Key Takeaways from ATD 2019

Docebo

Only 25% of high-performance organizations (and 10% of low performing organizations) are prepared for the capability gap arising from advance work automation. Design your learning programs with a reverse-engineering approach and follow these 8 steps.

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E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Have you ever been to a conference where the presenter asks the audience, “Who’s implemented a mobile learning strategy?”, I know you have. While a lot of talk is bandied around about e-learning, it’s evident that relatively few of us are actually doing it.

7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

The program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout Online Professional Development’s Instructional Design program regularly asks someone to answer a series of questions from their students. Are there any critical gaps in knowledge that you frequently encounter in the ID industry? related problem is the focus on the ‘event’ model, where learning is a massed event, which we know is one of the least effective mechanisms to lead to long-term retention.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. Track their interests by examining: Conference session and webinar attendance.

What Kind of Training Do Sales Managers Really Need

Training Industry

In my years in the field, I’ve seen many organization’s management coaching programs. First, they aim to close the gap between a seller’s actual and desired performance. There are so many training programs that promise to deliver skilled coaches! The reality is that few do. What many managers don’t know is why to have a call-planning session. During a group conference call? They may know how to sell, but most don’t know how to manage.

Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Rapid eLearning

Just finished back-to-back conferences in San Jose and San Diego. However, I do appreciate what it takes to get a degree in instructional design and know that what’s learned is valuable and can only enhance a person’s base of knowledge. You DO Need an Instructional Design Degree.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture.

What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

WBT Systems

After you and your colleagues put so much effort into it, how do you explain to your boss and committee chair why your online course failed? The first thing to do is to realize that, as cliché as it sounds, failure is a learning opportunity. Are they in the position to know what the market needs? But do people know they need these skills? Is there a gap between what skills employers need and what people think they need ? What web pages do they visit?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Dreams do come true, kids. We know that with great power comes great responsibility. Games deliver lots of actionable data to measure effectiveness, both individually and through group learning, showing gaps and areas to optimize for a continuous cycle of improvement.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: As many people know, I live on a farm, so conservation and natural resources are a big part of my life. But I didn’t know about land trusts until I met you four years ago, Mary. How do you do that? What other types of interests do you serve?

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