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Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

And, since Open Content comes in under the Creative Commons license structure. Actually, I’m curious if Open Content ever is not Creative Commons? In any case, to understand the use of Open Content, it’s important to understand Creative Commons licensing. Creative Commons Licensing Terms Creative Commons licensing terms. Most of the OCW content appears to come under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

It’s a natural way of learning that largely happens often in spite of the L&D organization. ” Perhaps this is a natural aspect of human nature to take the safe path rather than to explore uncharted territory to find better, more effective paths.

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Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

It’s a natural way of learning that largely happens often in spite of the L&D organization. ” Perhaps this is a natural aspect of human nature to take the safe path rather than to explore uncharted territory to find better, more effective paths.

How to make Rapid eLearning work for your organization

eFront

If you or your organization are interested in this trend, but do not know how to go about it or need a bit more motivation, read on! We have some interesting facts that reinforce the notion of eLearning solutions as effective knowledge management tools. . It Leads To Better Performance.

How to Run a Lean & Mean Learning Organization: 4 Strategies for Long-Term Success (and Profit)

Mindflash

I’m in the midst of finalizing the budget and strategic plan for our learning organization at Allonhill , which is pushing me to confront one really difficult question: How can we be useful for our constituents without spending extra money on more trainers?

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

Perhaps it’s tempting to blame the design process for failing to produce effective solutions, but I would disagree. Depending on the nature of the work and whether it can be shared, it also helps to engage others outside the organization to get an even broader perspective.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar

Learning Visions

Monday, July 13, 2009 Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar Kineo will be holding a free webinar on creating effective product knowledge e-learning on July 16th, 2009. Product knowledge training creates major challenge for organizations, including: Keeping content up to date: products change rapidly. Keeping costs down: Given the pace of change, product knowledge e-learning has got to be cost effective, otherwise the maintenance costs will be prohibitive.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

All of these are putting organizations and individuals in a tough spot. Organizations can no longer hope to recruit experienced people and expect they will have the necessary skills. These require adept facilitation, good design and effective content creation and curation.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Effective design using PPT as a tool. It’s very easy to load content on slides – but it takes more creativity to move learner to actual understanding! “Select, organize and integrate&# Select important information Organize it into meaningul wholes Integrate it with real world problems Select: Help the learner understand what they’re going to do. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

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I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

While every organization in the world is unique, most have characteristics in common. All employees are ultimately connected to one another through a common purpose to succeed and fulfill the mission of the organization. This is the nature of healthy organizations.

I Believe in the Erosion of Hierarchies

Tom Spiglanin

In the last several articles , we focused on aspects of the changing workplace and also discussed behaviors that those of us in the learning and development (L&D) role can adopt to help improve our effectiveness. Most organizations are hierarchical.

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

The 70:20:10 framework helps to put the work of learning and development (L&D) organizations into perspective within the whole of employee learning ( previous article ). For as long as organizations have existed, they have provided employees with training.

New Year Resolutions for Learning and Development

Tom Spiglanin

Every year brings new hope to do things better, more successfully, and more effectively. How will we go about making changes to our daily activities and be a more effective business partner, regardless of our role? All too frequently the response to a performance need is a course.

I Believe that Learning is Inherently Social

Tom Spiglanin

We may follow a manual to effect a repair we’ve never attempted before. Learning by experience can be quite effective. ” But while effective, it isn’t terribly efficient on its own. Learning alone may be effective, but very inefficient.

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Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

In the workplace, perspective is also highly dependent on a person’s role in the organization, what their responsibilities and accountabilities are, and what they are tasked to accomplish. Why perspective matters to training organizations.

How to Measure the Impact of Training on Your Bottom Line

CourseArc

In conversation, we use terms like “great”, “exceptional,” or “very useful” to express opinions, such as what we think of a Christmas or gift or the performance of our favorite team. How much more productive will your organization be post-training?

It’s Happening…

Tom Spiglanin

I interpreted their collective comments as reflecting the need for substantial change, but that the function would likely continue to exist in some form, or devolve and then reemerge with a different purpose, focusing on removing workplace barriers and directly facilitating improved performance.

I Believe in the Inverse Relationship Between Experience and the Value of Formal Learning

Tom Spiglanin

If Learning and Development organizations (or anyone, for that matter) are going to facilitate learning in the changing workplace, it’s vitally important to understand how employees actually learn.

I Believe in the Value of Sharing

Tom Spiglanin

I’m not talking about the monetary value of a social share (which business people are keen on doing ), but rather the less tangible value that comes from sharing knowledge, making an individual more productive, effective, and efficient. The Value of Sharing Outside the Organization.

“Good Enough” in Learning and Development

Tom Spiglanin

Clark Quinn mapped the learning curve against this framework , 4 charting employee’s performance against the totality of their learning over time. Learning (training) is the cause, and knowledge or workplace performance is the consequence.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

I even came across articles about designing a PLN; I believe they’re much more organic than designed. 1 “ This encompasses several key aspects of a PLN from my perspective: The real purpose of my PLN is not learning; it’s to improve work and performance.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Objectives -- How Some of them Work

Learning Visions

Help organizations to bridge the gap between research on learning and reality.) responses in parens below) Hit us Hard (18%) Hurt a Little (50%) Not much effect (32?) Instructional Objectives for Learner: Table of contents objectives (these are the things were going to teach you) Performance Objectives (this is what youll do.) If objectives worded general, they have very little effect. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

The Demise of E-learning (the brand)

Tom Spiglanin

It was 1996, and many of us in training organizations around the world were just beginning to use the early tools to move training to the personal computer. When e-mail moved into the business space, it began as a means of communicating within an organization.

It’s Happening…

Tom Spiglanin

I interpreted their collective comments as reflecting the need for substantial change, but that the function would likely continue to exist in some form, or devolve and then reemerge with a different purpose, focusing on removing workplace barriers and directly facilitating improved performance.

Revisiting 70:20:10

Tom Spiglanin

While I don’t consider myself an 70:20:10 “expert,” I do consider the concept fundamental to the work of a modern workplace learning professional or performance catalyst, and I’ve written a few articles on the subject.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 3

Tom Spiglanin

Part 2 addressed how even more changes are coming to the workplace , with or without L&D as a partner, as organizations move to cloud-based infrastructures. Organizations aren’t just migrating infrastructures and legacy platforms to the cloud.

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Revisiting 70:20:10

Tom Spiglanin

While I don’t consider myself an 70:20:10 “expert,” I do consider the concept fundamental to the work of a modern workplace learning professional or performance catalyst, and I’ve written a few articles on the subject.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

One of the participants talked about a focus group/research project his organization did. My argument is that if the information is presented as 'real' conversation it is more believable, more engaging and ultimately more effective. Look at games like Mass Effect 2 as a perfect example. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

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Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?

Your Training Edge

Instead, find ways to more effectively engage your audience by delivering the right training to the right employees at the right time. For example, provide performance support resources online so that people can access the resources they need at the moment they need them.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

They seem to envision large libraries of learning products with proprietary content, very specific to an organization’s mission and current state-of-the-art thinking, which is likely neither scalable nor sustainable in all but the largest organizations.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

Instead, the changes are propelled by global competitiveness and an ongoing need for organizations to cut expenses while increasing capability and agility. Workers generally have facile, high-speed access to the organization’s assets on the internal network.

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Four Ways to Rethink Employee On-Boarding

Mindflash

And that’s leading to extra costs, lost revenue, and generally, a tough environment for organizations to just stay afloat, much less thrive amidst this steady turnover and employee disengagement. Friendships in the organization.

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Performance Learning Productivity

Effective Metrics for Learning and Development I wonder what Shaw would think if he saw the way learning and development is predominantly measured in organisations today. " The study reported that mandatory training sometimes has a positive effect, but overall has a negative effect.

Small Changes Make a Difference

Tom Spiglanin

Working as an agent of change can be frustrating in slowly changing organizations that use obsolete metrics to assess “success” by counting training hours or number of courses. Are we looking to train a handful of people or will this touch every employee in the organization?

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Three Questions Every Workplace Trainer Should Ask

Mindflash

In it, we’ll be reviewing what makes a great question, how to ask one, and how to listen for and assess information based on the answers — and all of it is tailored to our organization’s sales process. How does it help you become more effective in your work?

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