Reflections on 10 Years of Consulting

Experiencing eLearning

However, even after 10 years of consulting, it still feels like the right fit. The Ups of Consulting. I have a low tolerance for boredom, which is one of the reasons I love this field, and consulting in particular. The Downs of Consulting.

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.

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. By Dean Hawkinson.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. Conversely, if you choose. conversation. Or drop us an email at: Innovative digital learning | LMS solutions | Off the shelf learning resources | Consultancy WE’RE. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum.

How can SMBs manage the conversion from ILT to elearning?

Creativ Technologies

As an SMB, you can get an LMS consultation about which vendor you should select. Such a consultant can help shortlist one out of e-learning companies USA for LMS provision. The post How can SMBs manage the conversion from ILT to elearning?

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A Conversation with Steven Just

Kapp Notes

Steven is always busy he is CEO of Princeton Metrics, a strategic consulting company that applies the sciences of learning and assessment to improving training. Here is part of our conversation. I remember the conversation I had with my first thesis advisor. For the most part corporate training is event driven, centering around a course of one form or other (instructor-led, eLearning, blended, a game, etc.).

A Conversation with Clark Quinn

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our enjoyable conversation. I consult through Quinnovation , blog at Learnlets , and tweet as @quinnovator. the Serious eLearning Manifesto, elearningmanifesto.org). Get on board with performance consulting, looking at the performance gap and the root cause, and use all the relevant tools.

A conversation with GamEffective

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a chance to have a conversation with Roni Floman of GamEffective. Here is some of the conversation. If the LMS is a system of record, then elearning gamification is both an engagement layer and an “intelligence” layer, since it automatically makes decisions about what to serve learners, based on their activities in the system (and any other pertinent data in any enterprise system, including performance results).

Should I Use an eLearning Vendor or a Freelancer?

ThinkingKap Solutions

A while back we wrote an article on finding the right eLearning partner. Among all the conversation that post generated, we’ve gotten a lot of questions about differentiating vendors from freelancers. The question “which is better, eLearning vendor or a freelancer?” What’s the difference between an eLearning vendor and a freelancer? But everyone I’ve talked to says they know [insert eLearning development tool here]. Consulting

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part One

Kapp Notes

This is Part One of a Two Part Interview: The other day I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Clark Aldrich and ask him a few questions about learning and development. I did some early research into the examples which would eventually be called eLearning while at Xerox, but my real opportunity came when I was able to launch an eLearning practice while at Gartner. Because I also grew up playing computer games, I simply assumed eLearning would be like those games.

Design Strategy: The Secret to Effective Content Conversions

Allencomm

Hear from AllenComm performance consultant, Dr. Kate Worlton-Pulham, on topics covered in her upcoming webinar: “ILT to eLearning: A Conversion, Evolution, or Revolution?”. The post Design Strategy: The Secret to Effective Content Conversions appeared first on AllenComm. Corporate Training content conversion eLearning instructor-led training

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Conversation with Kevin Kruse–Best Selling Author

Kapp Notes

Since that first meeting, we’ve co-presented on the topic of evidence-based training, worked together when he was a CEO of one of his many companies, collaborated on parts of his ground-breaking website/blog eLearning Guru and frequently meet up at speaking engagements. It’s written for consultants, authors and entrepreneurs who are trying to grow their tribe, but it really applies to anyone who wants more success in life. I’ve known Kevin Kruse for many years.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

Now here are the highlights from our conversation. The mLevel platform has won numerous awards over the last few years, including Brandon Hall, DevLearn DemoFest, and Elearning! A large consulting organization, struggling to engage and train global employees on their Ethics & Conduct training, was able to get 60% of their global audience to participate in a non-mandatory program causing an immediate improvement in their culture and working relationship across continents.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Now here are the highlights from our conversation. The mLevel platform has won numerous awards over the last few years, including Brandon Hall, DevLearn DemoFest, and Elearning! A large consulting organization, struggling to engage and train global employees on their Ethics & Conduct training, was able to get 60% of their global audience to participate in a non-mandatory program causing an immediate improvement in their culture and working relationship across continents.

10 Best eLearning Authoring Tools

ProProfs

Corporate eLearning has grown by an impressive 900% in the last 16 years. The global eLearning market is projected to reach $325 billion by 2025. These numbers indicate only one thing – the eLearning industry is only gaining ground with time. Responsive eLearning.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. As e-learning developers we are often given slide decks to convert into self-directed eLearning modules. Now, not all slide decks deserve to be converted, in fact most eLearning developers would cringe and shy away from just converting a slide deck and handing it back as an eLearning module. This is the ‘top end’ of interactivity when it comes to eLearning development.

ID & eLearning Links 4/7/20

Experiencing eLearning

Marketing YOUR Freelance eLearning Business – YouTube Ant Pugh on all the marketing tactics he tried when he started freelancing. Rather than going into conversations thinking, “What’s in this for me?” Enroll in the eLearning Freelancer Bootcamp by 4/10.

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part One

Kapp Notes

This is Part One of a Two Part Interview: The other day I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Clark Aldrich and ask him a few questions about learning and development. I did some early research into the examples which would eventually be called eLearning while at Xerox, but my real opportunity came when I was able to launch an eLearning practice while at Gartner. Because I also grew up playing computer games, I simply assumed eLearning would be like those games.

What are you reading for eLearning insight?

Integrated Learnings

If you’re in search of recommended reading for eLearning insight, consider some of these sources of inspiration …. Books about training, consulting, and trendy business topics. If you have your sights set on upward mobility, reading some of the books your leaders read may help you better relate to them, too…even give you some casual conversation material. Those who are heavily involved in eLearning development might enjoy magazines for programmers or graphic designers.

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

What they find must matter to them, boost their fluency, answer a key question, connect them to a meaty conversation, or point to a valuable policy, community or person. These reality checks, these conversations, this focus on execution and alignment, this is what we sought when we dubbed ourselves learning and performance professionals, not just trainers. ++. Blog posting Analysis elearning Informal Learning professional development technologyTechnology is not the answer.

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

What they find must matter to them, boost their fluency, answer a key question, connect them to a meaty conversation, or point to a valuable policy, community or person. These reality checks, these conversations, this focus on execution and alignment, this is what we sought when we dubbed ourselves learning and performance professionals, not just trainers. ++. Blog posting Analysis elearning Informal Learning professional development technologyTechnology is not the answer.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

The conversion process is more about transforming the content and activities to provide a better experience and improve skills. Determine the format of the course (self-paced elearning, blended, virtual training, etc.). eLearning. Converting training to self-paced elearning cuts the time in half. . That’s 30 hours of content, which converts to 15 hours of self-paced elearning. That gives me about 10 hours of self-paced elearning (20 hours divided in half).

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

Investing time and money on the development of high quality eLearning and implementing a fancy LMS is not enough to guarantee an experience your learners are going to enjoy. This would include opening the front door, walking through the reception area, the subtlety of the lighting, the type of background music, conversation with the receptionist, entering the treatment room, lying down on the bed, the treatment itself - even her visit to the bathroom before leaving the clinic.

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

for Professional Services for the Institute of Management Consultants. The focus was on the two main things that management consultants do with their time: Reaching Prospects and Serving Clients. The reality is that management consultants are very much concept workers and as such have to shift how they perform their work and how they serve their customers. Other people would suggest more social conversation, but that's not my style nor the style of the person who answered.

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)?

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

In that same conversation, Mirjam Neelen explained, “For me, a course means nothing but ‘a formally designed learning experience’ and can include many different instructional AND learning methods. Ruth Clark has written about accelerating expertise with scenario-based elearning (to be clear: I consider that a course). If they do scenario-based elearning, it only takes 33-66 hours to reach competence. appeared first on Experiencing eLearning.

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 ’. That’s why the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto banded together; too few people were applying good formal learning principles!

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

Experiencing eLearning

For example, Bruce Graham started a lively conversation in the Articulate Heroes community by describing someone he met at a conference. 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. A salesperson can’t ask a customer to “hold that thought” while he fires up the elearning on objection handling.

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

In that same conversation, Mirjam Neelen explained, “For me, a course means nothing but ‘a formally designed learning experience’ and can include many different instructional AND learning methods. Ruth Clark has written about accelerating expertise with scenario-based elearning (to be clear: I consider that a course). If they do scenario-based elearning, it only takes 33-66 hours to reach competence.

How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

ThinkingKap Solutions

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. Creating the perfect eLearning team that works best for you really depends on your staffing, structure, and bandwidth. There are at least 8 different roles that need to be performed on a typical eLearning project. As you consider your eLearning team, you need to determine where these skills are going to come from. Consulting

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

Experiencing eLearning

For example, Bruce Graham started a lively conversation in the Articulate Heroes community by describing someone he met at a conference. 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. A salesperson can’t ask a customer to “hold that thought” while he fires up the elearning on objection handling.

Is Building eLearning Internally the Right Strategy?

ThinkingKap Solutions

As you’re probably aware, all the cool kids are using eLearning for their training needs these days. While ILT is still viable for certain situations (and will be for the foreseeable future), eLearning has too many benefits to be ignored. So, if you’ve decided your company should use eLearning, now it’s time to determine how you’ll create it. Last time, we looked at assessing whether you had the skills to build eLearning internally. Consulting

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team? It’s nearly impossible to staff for every role and depth of resource that a typical organization requires over the course of a few years when trying to successfully meet the eLearning demands of various internal clients. And adding one resource who has the skill of an entire eLearning company isn’t realistic. For example, a focus for a lot of organizations right now is Flash conversion into Storyline.

Substantial Writing for Training: Secrets to Great Learning Content

Your Training Edge

ELearning is on the rise, and it’s easy to see why. It’s easier to stay engaged with the material when you’re in a conversation, essentially, with the writer. Focus on the ‘Why’ first, and then give them the ‘How’ Use a Conversational Tone. That means that a conversational tone is usually best. Consultant and tutor for college students and entrepreneurs.

Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Source – a conversation with Sakai’s Executive Director

Learning Visions

Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source. The following are my notes from Part 1 of the webinar: The Truth About Open Source: A conversation with Michael Korcuska, Executive Director of Sakai. Director Worldwide eLearning Adobe Systems Click here to register. The Truth About Open Source Who writes the code? How safe is it? Is it really free?

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

Deciding If ELearning Is Right For You

LearnDash

When it comes to most training initiatives today, especially in a professional setting, elearning is often preferred because of the immense benefits of using it – particularly in that it is more cost effective. There is a lot of hype around elearning today (arguably more than every before), so it is understandable that it is the first choice whenever training must occur. But is elearning always necessary? ELearning Can Sometimes Have a Negative Impact.

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In the 1960s, Dr. Bruce Tuckman proposed a team development model that lends some structure to the conversation about xAPI. Here's the evidence:  Four leading courseware development tools have adopted the specification, putting the creation of xAPI statements within reach of the average elearning instructional designer/developer. eLearning xAPI

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How the ‘Anchoring Effect’ Affects eLearning Scenario Development

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: In eLearning scenario development,anchoring has two sides: it can be used to work for or work against the objectives of interactive storytelling. Although anchoring connotes a certain negativity, it also has good uses in eLearning development. __ Image source: [link] Anchoring is described as a bias in decision making. We use this to prime the eLearners to face simulated scenarios. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.