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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. Lynne Markova Senior Consultant at Design Laboratory Inc.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

In effect, it can act as a set of notes of one’s day’s learning aggregated and filtered via hashtags and shared with the broader world. Small working out loud circles can use Twitter effectively through facilitated tweet chats as well. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. LinkedIn has tied up with Coursera to facilitate direct publication of these certificates to one’s profile. By taking a blended approach with MOOCs as one of the methods, CUs can become more effective in disseminating the necessary programs. The world has gotten complicated.

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5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development

GoConqr

Large software companies like LinkedIn, with their acquisition of online learning company Lynda, are targeting the training market. Tracking Performance : A training program is not effective unless the progress is tracked.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

This trend too is being played out in my consulting and observations. Think of the huge self-paced learning purchase of Lynda.com by LinkedIn for $1.5 billion and the subsequent purchase of LinkedIn by Microsoft for $26.2 Death of Self-Pace eLearning.

Five top tips to boost creativity

Clear Lessons

Seek out ways to boost your energy and especially make a point to hang out with people who have an energising effect on your mood. Liggy Webb is an award winning and bestselling author, presenter and international consultant specialising in life skills.  LinkedIn. .

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3 Ways to Earn More Money as an Instructional Designer

LearnDash

Recently I received an email from someone on LinkedIn who was curious to know more about instructional design, and how to break into the industry. When it comes down to it, specialists always make more money than generalists.

Equality & Diversity: Still a Difficult Formula to Resolve for Many Organisations

OpenSesame

Established in 2002 as a specialist business, Equality Matters provides consultancy and training for organisations large and small to embed equality and diversity in policies, procedures, business practices and people development.

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10 Tips to Earn Money as an eLearning Professional

Trivantis

Research the various aspects of eLearning, such as eLearning course design and development , to determine your core strengths and to learn as much as you can about your specialties, in order to develop your brand and to market yourself effectively. .

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. Therefore, social networks are the conduit for effective organisational performance.

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5 Steps for Proving the ROI of Your Training Investment

ej4 eLearning

There’s an old meme that gets circulated on LinkedIn and other sites, reporting a conversation between a CEO and a CFO: CFO: What happens if we spend all this money training our employees and they leave? Workplace learning and development specialist Clive Shepherd reports that the slogan “people are our greatest asset” has become something of a cliché. The important things is to quantify the effects of your training as much as possible.

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5 Steps for Proving the ROI of Your Training Investment

ej4 eLearning

There’s an old meme that gets circulated on LinkedIn and other sites, reporting a conversation between a CEO and a CFO: CFO: What happens if we spend all this money training our employees and they leave? Workplace learning and development specialist Clive Shepherd reports that the slogan “people are our greatest asset” has become something of a cliché. The important things is to quantify the effects of your training as much as possible.

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LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

I bump into LinkedIn posts from learning professionals who are overwhelmed by LMS challenges. At this stage, it’s appropriate to consider recommendations from industry blogs, research reports, professional colleagues and consultants. It happens at least once a week.

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Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

You can connect with Nancy on LinkedIn or on Twitter. A modern, robust LMS is important from a pedagogical perspective, as well as for effective student/faculty communication. Putting the Pieces Together: How to Deliver Effective Integrated Learning Experiences.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob: You’re right that social media has transformed the way that PR works – and it’s increased its effectiveness immeasurably, at least in the business-to-business sector. Moreover, their access to today’s technology means that they think they don’t need an external PR consultant to help them. They can manipulate their accounts to show that in-house PR costs very little when compared with employing an external PR consultant.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. He is well known for his books , courses, writing, consulting, and talks on interactive learning, games, and gamification.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

She has also been consulting independently for nearly two decades, with a focus on online learning, visual and information strategies and design. She is a Learning Strategy Consultant for Usable Learning. Oliver is a Staff Author, Education & eLearning for LinkedIn and Lynda.com.

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. Effectiveness (112).

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