Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. This provides an excellent opportunity to consult and partner with those types of clients to look at all of these environmental and motivational factors.

Performance Consulting with Nigel Harrison

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Towards the end of 2019, David James spoke with Nigel Harrison , published author and renowned expert in Performance Consulting, on The Learning & Development Podcast. Performance Consulting Doesn’t Make the Assumption That Learning or Training is the Solution.

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Performance Consulting with Nigel Harrison

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Towards the end of 2019, David James spoke with Nigel Harrison , published author and renowned expert in Performance Consulting, on The Learning & Development Podcast. Performance Consulting Doesn’t Make the Assumption That Learning or Training is the Solution.

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Another argument is that while people do need to learn, they can do it all on the job with performance support and coaching. A course can include on the job learning, coaching, performance support tools, in other words, the whole shebang.” Use Both Courses and Performance Support.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. experiences that support and enable change in service. eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. Define the performance goals and barriers. performance goals and any barriers that need to be. performance.

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Another argument is that while people do need to learn, they can do it all on the job with performance support and coaching. A course can include on the job learning, coaching, performance support tools, in other words, the whole shebang.” Use Both Courses and Performance Support.

THE EVOLVING FACE OF EMBEDDED PERFORMANCE SUPPORT

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith “ You can’t teach people everything they need to know. business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. LearnQ : a mobile-based performance support app for our Quality Management System (QMS) that provides an ubiquitous way to access information while on the go.

5 books for all learning professionals

Matthew Guyan

A few years ago, I wrote a blog post where I shared 5 books every eLearning professional should read. Here they are in no particular order: Innovative Performance Support by Conrad Gottfredson and Bob Mosher. Driving Performance Through Learning by Andy Lancaster.

CoreAxis Consulting Named to Top Content Providers for Scenario-based Learning 2020

Coreaxis

Southborough, MA — August 19, 2020 — CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the list of the Top Content Providers for Scenario-Based Learning of 2020. This distinction was awarded by eLearning Industries, a company that focuses on rating organizations that develop eLearning solutions for their clients to help businesses source reliable vendors. eLearning Industries has recognized CoreAxis’ hard work by naming them to this prestigious list.

Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

Bottom-Line Performance

Desktop eLearning is still “king,” but recent statistics show mobile learning is on the rise for real this time. Mobile learning allows you to deliver on-demand support wherever and whenever learners need it. This is how mobile learning is going to secure its place in the world of formal eLearning and “training” for years to come. For our project, we recommended that the performance support portion live somewhere else—not in the LMS.

Do People Need to Learn, or Can They Look It All Up?

Experiencing eLearning

The other, related idea is that everything can be learned on the job with performance support, without formal training. She said she takes all the elearning in their organization, regardless of quality, but doesn’t bother to remember much because she knows she can always look it up later. At a minimum, we should be creating training plus job aids, or training that helps people learn how to use performance support.

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ). Therefore, it is quite natural for these to be touted as one of the best forms of performance support for today’s workplaces.

ELearning Guild Webinar on 6/18/14 – Post Event Q&A and Follow-up

Living in Learning

Embedded Performance Support [EPS] is a discipline that is poised to change the face of our Training paradigm and is serving as a driver for evolving to a Learning & Performance paradigm. AGILE Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Learning Readiness Assessment PDR Learning Continuum Performer Support Technology learning readiness performance consulting performance support Webinar

How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies. Build performance support into every blended learning effort.

Supporting Gig Worker Performance

Litmos

In a previous SAP Litmos Blog article , it was mentioned that you could make training an option for less than stellar performance. One is to substitute performance support for training. As performance consulting tells us, not all problems should be solved by training. Some problems can come from a lack of clear communication of goals, or incentives misaligned with desired performance. Checklists have been used robustly to support performing all the steps.

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

Those of us who believe in technology for learning and support must contribute by helping executives find those mines and do something about each and every one of them. We help them by providing what is necessary to be successful, from learning programs, to information on demand and human support too. Perhaps it is fuzziness in the rationale for the program or even tweaks not yet made in performance reviews to reflect the new priorities. Technology is not the answer.

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

Those of us who believe in technology for learning and support must contribute by helping executives find those mines and do something about each and every one of them. We help them by providing what is necessary to be successful, from learning programs, to information on demand and human support too. Perhaps it is fuzziness in the rationale for the program or even tweaks not yet made in performance reviews to reflect the new priorities. Technology is not the answer.

Do People Need to Learn, or Can They Look It All Up?

Experiencing eLearning

The other, related idea is that everything can be learned on the job with performance support, without formal training. She said she takes all the elearning in their organization, regardless of quality, but doesn’t bother to remember much because she knows she can always look it up later. At a minimum, we should be creating training plus job aids, or training that helps people learn how to use performance support. appeared first on Experiencing eLearning.

Supporting (Gig) Employee Performance

Litmos

In a previous SAP Litmos Blog article , it was mentioned that you could make training an option for less than stellar performance. One is to substitute performance support for training. As performance consulting tells us, not all problems should be solved by training. Some problems can come from a lack of clear communication of goals, or incentives misaligned with desired performance. Checklists have been used robustly to support performing all the steps.

HOW PERFORMANCE SUPPORT APPS ARE FARING IN TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ) The above quote is from our interview with Charles Jennings. How are companies (big and small) around the world leveraging mobile technologies for performance support today?

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month is Workplace Learning in 10 Years : If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? What will the mix of Push vs. Pull Learning; Formal vs. Informal supported by the organization? Who in an organization is responsible for supporting and improving work? What will the mix of Push vs. Pull Learning; Formal vs. Informal supported by the organization?

Performance support “hearts” training and vice versa

Allison Rossett

In September I attended the eLearning Guild’s new conference, Performance Support Symposium. Ontuitive’s Bob Mosher kicked it off with a mighty bang, offering the jaw-dropping suggestion that we cast off training in favor of performance support. Like Bob, I am hooked on performance support. More recently, I wrote another, this one called Handbook for Job Aids and Performance Support. Performance support is one good answer. <

10 Tips for Better Troubleshooting & Technical Support

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a great job board for elearning, instructional design, and training jobs. Participate in the weekly elearning challenges to sharpen your skills. Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration. This elearning 101 series and the free e-books will help. Articulate 360 Articulate Storyline E-learning E-learning 101 Performance Consulting Project Management Social LearningI’m really proud of the e -learning heroes community.

Learning and Performance Ecosystems

Association eLearning

Pushing courses out is one thing, having an effective learning and performance ecosystem is another matter entirely. The Difference Between L&D and a Learning and Performance Ecosystem. At its core, it depends on how integrated training, support, curation, and the like are in the actual work environment for real people.* The “performance” part of the name is especially important, since performance support is often missing from L&D.

LEARNNOVATORS WINS GOLD @ BRANDON HALL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Learnnovators

Awards E-Learning Learning Consulting M-Learning Mobile Learning Brandon Hall Brandon Hall Awards Brandon Hall Group e-learning eLearning Learning Learning Design Learning Designer Learnnovators mLearning Mobile Performance Support System MPSS MTAB MTAB Engineers MTAB Training. Sashi Sairaman Online Education Online Learning Performance Support Ravi Pratap Singh XL-Mill MPSS XL-TURN MPSS

Convergence and the Impact on Our Training Paradigm

Living in Learning

When a Performer confronts a “Do I cut the red wire or the blue wire” moment of need; logging into the LMS and searching for the reference knowledge buried in the "How to Disarm a Chorizo Sausage" eLearning course is not an option…especially when the fully-armed chorizo sausage they''re facing has a ticking timer attached.

Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

eLearning Guild online webinar with Steve Foreman (InfoMedia Designs). To enhance individuals and orgs by connecting people with a broad range of techs that drive performance. There''s formal training -- and then there''s all of the ways that we learn within the flow of work (performance support, collaboration, access to experts, knowledge management. Performance Support: complete processes and tasks, make decisions software help (sims, walk-throughs, etc.)

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 2 – PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Learnnovators

This is the second post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. It is particularly focused on eLearning, but almost all of what is mentioned also applies to face-to-face or virtual instruction. If you’ve gotten the right objective, with a clear statement of what the learner needs to be able to do, in what context, and what performance measure you’ll use to evaluate them, you’ve got the basis for creating the practice that will develop the learner’s abilities.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Her focus has been on utilizing the disciplines of educational psychology, instructional design, and behavioral science to promote and support the improvement of peoples’ lives through sustainable long-term learning and behavioral change. JULIE DIRKSEN - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? With the rise of rapid eLearning tools and the ease with which virtually anyone can now create a course, whats changing for the instructional designer? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen? SMEs using rapid eLearning tools)?

A NOT-SO-SERIOUS DEBATE ON THE SERIOUS ELEARNING MANIFESTO

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ We have been deeply concerned about the state of elearning. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.” – The Instigators (The Serious eLearning Manifesto) THE JOURNEY: Like many of you out there, we too are concerned at today’s state of e-learning which follows ‘ the same old way of doing things ’. We feel excited about this brilliant initiative aimed at helping e-learning ‘perform’. I agree that the recommendations don’t apply just to elearning.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT. It’s our job to help the teams articulate their objectives and enable them to design their community experience in a manner that supports their objectives. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role.

THE MOST PROVOCATIVE SHOUT-OUTS FROM TODAY’S LEARNING INNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Lousy eLearning needs to become a thing of the past. What they have is a training strategy, and training is no longer enough on its own to support the changing needs of today’s workforce. ” ? The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result. ” – Michael Allen. “ That’s why the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto banded together; too few people were applying good formal learning principles! ” – Clark Quinn.

This Site Will Help When Troubleshooting Your Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, we looked at the HTML5Test site as a way to check the browser and how it’s current support for HTML5 which is important to know when adding interactivity and multimedia to projects. To go with that post, here’s another good site: SupportAlly.

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ID & eLearning Links 4/7/20

Experiencing eLearning

This could be used for performance support, reminders for feedback surveys, etc. Marketing YOUR Freelance eLearning Business – YouTube Ant Pugh on all the marketing tactics he tried when he started freelancing. The LPI Capability Map – Learning and Performance Institute Free self assessment on skills and competencies in learning and development. Enroll in the eLearning Freelancer Bootcamp by 4/10.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. She’s the creator of the action mapping model of training design used to improve performance by companies worldwide. In this context, what are some of the ‘instructional’ challenges that these changes have presented to support learners who are successful in managing or self-organizing their own learning (by finding ways to solve their learning problems)?

2020 Awards: The Year in Review

Coreaxis

Every award we received in 2020 was a win, and we are proud we were there for all of you who needed our support in this new situation. eLearning Industry Awards. It helps businesses source reliable vendors by rating organizations that develop eLearning solutions.