Course Ideas for Online Coaches and Mentors

LearnDash

Not only has the interest in personal coaching grown, but the technology behind creating an online business has improved, and that has meant more people have felt comfortable bringing their services online. Coaching and mentoring tend to be very personal courses.

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Video Lessons

Clark Quinn

So, I’ve been creating a ‘deeper elearning’ course for one of the video course providers. But to do this, I had to do some serious learning about creating video. My mentor/colleague/friend showed me (by video chat) his elegant setup. I also created some quizzes, in mini-scenario fashion pretty much. I used the assignment tool to create questions that asked learners to go out and do things and then provide them with some guidance to self-evaluate.

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Get on board with reverse mentoring

CLO Magazine

One such practice is to encourage and support reverse mentoring and incorporate it as a norm within your organizational culture. What is reverse mentoring? Typically, in a mentoring relationship the mentor is someone who has more experience in a particular area or in their career and who provides guidance to a mentee with less experience. Implementing reverse mentoring is one of many opportunities for organizations with a multigenerational workforce.

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Mentors: Keeping talented women career-focused in uncertain times

CLO Magazine

Mentors have been key players in helping the talented women leaders who attend our programs stay focused on their growth and development, despite bedrock changes to how they do it. Recently, we interviewed mentors to see how they and their mentees were adapting to these altered circumstances.

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Should You Adopt Reverse Mentoring at Your Workplace?

Avilar

Last week, Cambridge University announced a new reverse mentoring initiative aimed at addressing charges of institutional racism. Introduced by the university’s equality and diversity department, the program pairs senior white academics and management personnel with a black, Asian, or minority ethnic (BAME) colleague mentor. Reverse mentoring – pairing a younger professional with a more seasoned colleague – isn’t new. Reverse mentoring is a two-way street.

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How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

This is the second in a series on customer training so you can create a powerful customer education program for your organization. There are many benefits to creating and delivering good customer education. Including creating expert communities. Creating an extra revenue stream.

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Why the Modern Workforce Won’t Stop Craving Mentoring

Chronus

In 2017, engagement will take center stage as the workforce asks for better employee development, benefits, and mentoring. Digital immersion has molded this generation, creating a culture of instant fulfilment. Daily lessons are no longer reserved for school children. The concept and realization of mentoring is vital from a young age to adulthood, ideally a partnership between higher education and the workplace, to prepare students and alumni to enter the workforce.

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Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

CLO Magazine

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has already created many new jobs and is shifting the skills required in jobs across the board. Of the nine learning methods examined by the study, instructor-led training, short-clip video, and coaching and mentoring were the top three learning approaches cited by respondents overall. Coaching and mentoring appeals most to the oldest (50+ years old) and youngest learners (21-25 years old) out of all age groups in the workplace.

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The 5 Critical Steps To Establishing Business Mentoring Programs In The Workplace

TalentLMS

Business mentoring programs are one of the keys to running a successful business. For promising employees, getting involved in mentoring programs can do nothing but wonders. Having a mentor can accelerate the learning process through the mentor’s imparting of personal experiences, learnings, and insights on business endeavors. What is a business mentor? A business mentor is a more experienced, and usually a more senior, colleague.

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6 Reasons Why Having a Good Mentor Is Beneficial at Work

SkyPrep

One element people often overlook is finding a good mentor. Having a mentor at work is invaluable. This is because mentors can help you: . A mentor is also a teacher. A good mentor will also be there to guide you along the way and keep you motivated.

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Creating Connections that Matter!

Learning Rebels

Sure, there are an enlightened few who actively seek out mentoring and coaching in their youth. It’s not just one thing keeping us from creating connections that matter, it’s a bunch of little things. Arguably, one of the hardest lessons to learn as an adult (and I admit I’m still working on being one) is being able to take in views that are opposed to your own. The post Creating Connections that Matter!

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Instructional Design Lessons from the World of Theatre

Dashe & Thomson

I’d like to share a few of those lessons with you here. Lesson 1 – Active Listening. Lesson 2 – Don’t leave any fingerprints. As a directing student, one of my mentors was fond of reminding us “not to leave any fingerprints&# on our productions. Rather, this lesson has taught me that good directors and good instructional designers do not insist on keeping something in a project just because they like it.

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Creating Visual Stories That Resonate

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from the webinar Training Online: Creating Visual Stories That Resonate by Nancy Duarte. We use presentations to create reports–dense “slide-uments” When you need to persuade, use a story. You are the mentor ( she showed Yoda on Luke’s back while talking about mentors). Meeting with the mentor–this is a turning point.

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4 lessons Mr Miyagi can teach learning designers

Pure Learning

Mr Miyagi is a Karate Master and mentor to the hero of Karate Kid - Daniel LaRusso (Daniel-san). Here are 4 lessons I took from Mr. Miyagi that will improve the way you design learning. Lesson: Don’t go just give people a whole heap of information and just hope something sticks. This is a classic (and ineffective) approach to learning - Daniel is trying to cram as much karate training as possible into one lesson.

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Progressive Insurance gives interns an entry-level lesson in the new reality of office work

CLO Magazine

Perhaps the most valuable aspect of an internship is building relationships with mentors and executives while observing an organization first-hand from the inside. Rather than intern inside its corporate offices, the insurance giant quickly created a program of remote out-of-office-terns.

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How to Create and Deliver Cost Effective Remote Training

Kitaboo

How to Create Remote Training Modules 1. Here’s are 5 Ways to Create Effective Interactive Training Content. Guide: How to Create Mobile-Friendly Training Content. With new tools available, especially to create presentations, you can create an interesting training module for your remote employees. Simulations can be created on online training platforms, where employees are given a scenario with multiple choices.

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Mentoring Is a Two-Way Street at Ford

CLO Magazine

Ford’s leaders attribute their ability to weather recent economic turbulence in part to the company’s strong corporate culture where mentoring plays a key role in spreading values and breaking down silos that can disrupt innovation. While many companies have mentoring programs, Ford takes a different approach than most, said Gale Halsey, CLO and director learning and organization development at Ford headquarters. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation. Mentoring From Afar.

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Relativity’s Dorie Blesoff shares lessons from her career

CLO Magazine

Since then, I’ve held roles in organizational development and strategic HR, which often included creating programs for leadership development or building out corporate learning programs. What lessons helped get you where you are? There are many ways to grow, express your passion or make a difference, be it through teaching, mentoring, volunteering or any opportunities that help you grow. How did you start your career in learning?

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Three Lessons Learned from a 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Implementation

Kapp Notes

Here are three "lessons learned" in from an actual 3D virtual world implementation. Lessons Lesson 1 :Understand the client’s learning needs, participant volume requirements, technology access and security requirements, and participant appetite for working with new technologies. Lesson 2: Whatever platform you choose, it is critical to provide participants with an On-Ramp to help them become comfortable with the technology.

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5 Lessons Learned from 16 Years in Leadership Development

Abilitie

When I started working in corporate learning and development 16 years ago, a few trends were predicted to be inevitable: The classroom would become obsolete Most lessons would be taught online Professors would be replaced by e-learning Today, not all of these predictions have come true. Below are five lessons I’ve learned about leadership development – lessons that I think will stay relevant even in learning environments full of VR and AI learning.

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14 Professional Development Opportunities Outside Work

KnowledgeCity

Find a Mentor. Many companies will assign a work mentor. Engage in Reverse Mentoring. In reverse mentoring , you pair yourself with a younger or less experienced professional to gain insight and knowledge from a fresh perspective. In this relationship, both parties are the mentor and the mentee and need to have a genuine interest in learning from one another. Use Social Media to Create a Professional Development Network.

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Creating a Consistent Virtual Learning Environment

Pinlearn

Taking the lessons from the modern scenario is imperative and applying them to build better solutions to these problems of a virtual training environment also for the future. In general, psychological or motivational barriers can be a larger concern than something that software itself tends to create. The post Creating a Consistent Virtual Learning Environment appeared first on Pinlearn

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Lessons I Learned From Facilitating the Foundations of Learning Experience Design (LXD) Course

NovoEd

Connecting students and mentors from around the world using an online platform helps build a global community of learners that in-person education alone cannot establish. Peer feedback does not merely replace feedback from mentors or teachers; it has a positive effect on learning that mentor feedback alone cannot produce. 3: Actively Involve Mentors. You may also reassure your mentors that their commitments can be flexible.

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Creating Learner Profiles and Training Journeys

KnowledgeAnywhere

To answer these questions before they become problems, it’s best to create learner profiles to walk through learner’s training journeys with. Identifying and Creating Learner Profiles.

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How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

However, the learning pundits and the instructional designers constantly innovate to create a perfect blend of the best of various learning modalities. The intent is to create an experiential , and engaging learning environment. Before education moved to the confines of a traditional classroom, training was imparted through experiential learning and lessons had ‘show me’ and ‘let me’ ways of training. Create various forum and project groups to create team synergy.

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6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

When we really let that sink in, rather than just forcing attendance at a workshop or completion of an elearning module, the focus becomes creating a context that will encourage and support learning and high performance. More than a fixed environment, the word ‘ecosystem’ implies complex interactions and continued growth which might include: a range of people (managers, peers, mentors, coaches). As a result, it will often lead to creating performance tools rather than courses.

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Creating a Virtual Leadership Academy: A Case Study #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

But the upshot is they created/designed a virtual leadership event. Coaching, mentoring, etc.) What they liked: Convenience Focused approach Topics Ease of use The secret word Length (3 focused topics in a short amount of time) What they didn’t like: Technical issues More interaction Diverse topics Some speakers Classroom vs. studio Lessons Learned Brief : 45 minutes broken into 15 minute blocks (Keep your content brief. Virtual learning event for physician leaders.

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How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. Training faculty to create quality online courses, however, can be challenging. From colleges across the country, below are strategies and techniques to help get all your faculty to create quality online courses. Create clear, written directions with high-quality screenshots. Student-created videos.

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5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

Similarly, instructional design needs to embrace the learners first, and then create an experience that creates change. It is impossible to create a custom look without knowing details about the wearer. Similarly, you can’t create an e-learning course if you don’t know anything about the learners. The designers’ mentor always makes an appearance rather early during the time allotted.

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The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

From early adopters who used archaic systems to set up a lesson that could be shared on one computer with an instructor to guide employees, to modern workplace learning that’s focused on xAPI -enabled mobile learning; eLearning at the workplace has traveled a long way. Designed specifically to cater to eLearning courseware designed for use in the aviation industry, the standards were adopted by course-providers to create eLearning content for all industries.

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How the Best Leaders Create More Leaders

Learnloft

It caused me to fail miserably, but then I realized the Tom Peter quote was true, “the best leaders don’t create more followers, they create more leaders.” ” I am sure if Peters had created six-year-old line leaders, he would have had the leader in the back making sure everyone was courageous enough to go into music class. A mentor of mine told me, “People need to be reminded more than they need to be taught.”

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7 Tips for Building an Online Coaching Brand

LearnDash

To build a successful online coaching and mentoring business, you first need to build clear messaging with your brand. Coaches and mentors are some of the most consequential relationships in many people’s lives. What lessons can you learn from others in this field?

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Agile Teams Create Agile Learning Organizations

CLO Magazine

Leverages new technologies to expand human capability in the flow of work rather than creates a one-stop shop for content. They were designed to create efficiency by centralizing the design of processes and deploying them across the organization. Agile teams create agile learning organizations. Previously you may have been assigned a mentor with whom you would meet on a monthly basis.

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Flexing Your Tools to Create Maximum-Impact Online Training

Mindflash

LMS’s provide us with enhanced capabilities and ease-of-use in creating course catalogs, launching courses, inviting and registering students, tracking progress, and assessments, among other features. Create a mandatory series of online courses. Create optional courses for your learners, let them choose their own learning paths, and allow them to determine completion deadlines. The mentor doesn’t need to be physically co-located with the learner to offer advice and expertise.

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Top 4 Questions You Should Ask Before Creating an Online Training Course

Time to Know

Here are four questions you should ask yourself before creating an online training course. First, you must determine if you have the necessary resources and tools to support those who are having a hard time completing a module or lesson. This can come in the form of FAQs, one-on-one mentoring, internal forums, video tutorials, and chatrooms. The post Top 4 Questions You Should Ask Before Creating an Online Training Course appeared first on Time to know.

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How the Best Leaders Create More Leaders

Learnloft

It caused me to fail miserably, but then I realized the Tom Peter quote was true, “the best leaders don’t create more followers, they create more leaders.” ” I am sure if Peters had created six-year-old line leaders, he would have had the leader in the back making sure everyone was courageous enough to go into music class. A mentor of mine told me, “People need to be reminded more than they need to be taught.”

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Creating a Vibrant Learning Community

Kapp Notes

Today I am presenting at Immaculata University on the topic of Creating a Vibrant Learning Community as part of a faculty workshop. So if the goal is to take the current student population and create a vibrant community of learning, then the first thing we must do is to define it. Create small groups and allow frequent student-to-student interactions. Create reverse mentoring by teaming up different students with each other for projects. Mentoring.

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52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. In that case, make them visually interesting and create a story around the content rather than screens of bullet points. To make eLearning more engaging, think of how a TV mystery show is created. ” Create realistic scenarios that force learners to make decisions. When you’re creating your training, think visually.

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The Accidental Trainer: Creating Professional Training When You’re Not a Learning Professional

Mindflash

But, you don’t need to be a “professional” learning professional to create or contribute to exceptional learning experiences for others. If you are tasked with creating, or inspired to create, online training for your department, your organization, or your partners or customers, it’s not strictly necessary to have “training” or “learning” in your job title. Question: Where can you go to get help in creating training, particularly when starting out?

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3 Ways to Create Videos for your Courses

eFront

Let’s find out how you can create better videos. With a little imagination, you can create your own videos for your courses. In the eLearning environment, where distance and time create more space between the learners and the mentors, videos provide a strong pathway to reach out and communicate on a more personal level. A human voice and face with emotions and empathy goes a long way in creating an environment akin to the traditional one.

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