Key Takeaways from the LinkedIn 2019 Workplace Learning Report

Origin Learning

The third annual Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn is here. Key findings from the Workplace Learning Report from the LinkedIn report are listed below: Spending on L&D is increasing, and budgets are growing for employee development.

Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine

Raptivity

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers. LinkedIn recently redesigned its UI, thus bringing Conversations and Content to the heart of the platform. Got more tips on using LinkedIn to the fullest?

Frustratingly Effective Learning

Association eLearning

In short, effective learning usually isn’t “the quick and easy path.”. How to Tell Frustratingly Effective eLearning from Bad eLearning. At the end of the day, distinguishing frustratingly effective courses from downright bad ones is a useful skill. Share this on LinkedIn.

Docebo Joins LinkedIn Learning’s Integration Partner Program

Docebo

Docebo Enhances Learner Autonomy With LinkedIn Learning Integration. Unique to this integration is the ability for L&D admins to select courses relative to their needs and distribute them to LinkedIn learners by inserting them into learning plans, or organizational “ playlists.”

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

saturated market, we’ve designed. and Auto-Translation3 Give Your Video Content New Value4 Question Time: Make Assessments Interesting5 Customizable Themes: Great Design Made Easy6 Learning that Looks Great, No Matter. for great design. design aspect of your pages.

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

If you read the previous blog, Creating Your First eLearning Course , you are already on your way to being an instructional design maven. In this post, we will discuss the importance of interface design – what the learning experience will “look and feel” like.

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. 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. Learning design - including needs analysis, designing learning in line with adult learning principles, structuring learning events for different delivery channels.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

So let’s dig into the report because it’s not quite a death spiral and the need for good instructional design is bigger than ever. Think of the huge self-paced learning purchase of Lynda.com by LinkedIn for $1.5 Instructional Design Skills Still Needed.

Using Bass Ackward Design for Performer Support

Living in Learning

Knowing what to do…and being equipped [supported] to effectively do what needs done. are the equivalent of comparing great training to the effective application of learning. This distinction becomes a liability when we treat performer support as an add-on to training or as an after-the-fact development cycle rather than including it as part of our core design discipline. Continuous Learning Performer Support ISD LinkedIn performance support performer support PS PSO

How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? In a presentation given at the 2013 Sloan-C conference, Jason Mock, instructional designer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, noted that MOOCs do not require completely new models of instructional design, but that problems in MOOCs are by nature much, much bigger than problems in traditional courses. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Last month, a reader named Jackie asked me a number of thoughtful questions about transitioning from teaching K-12 public school to instructional design. Q: To what degree of accountability are designers held regarding whether students learn and perform better?

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

If you are a member of LinkedIn and have strived to achieve a level of completeness on your profile… you have been gamified! But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding. And one unfortunate side-effect of outcomes-thinking, I should add, is the teaching-to-the-test that now corrupts primary and high schools).”

Why I Love Instructional Design

Ashley Chiasson

If you haven’t read my Instructional Designer Origin Story , I’ll give you the brief rundown of how I got into Instructional Design: Graduated from university and was applying for graduate programs in Speech Language Pathology. So, Why Do I Love Instructional Design?

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. It’s important to realize that these can mean one thing to you and your association and something different to an eLearning vendor or instructional designer. This often requires the use of different navigation, user interfaces, and visual design in general. Effective.

What Makes High Quality Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Facebook 0 Twitter 5 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Pinterest 1 With the development of the Web 2.0, Though the medium of learning here is online, the importance of facilitating it with a complementary instructional design cannot be overstated.

SMEs Are Not Instructional Designers

Association eLearning

As long as you respect their time, value their help and expertise, and find ways to keep content focused on the learner’s needs, your relationship will be productive and positive, resulting in a more effective course for learners. Pam Kelly Instructional Design Director at Digitec Interactive.

Be a Better eLearning Designer

B Online Learning

I could probably write a book, not an article, on the things that designers and developers should do naturally when building eLearning, especially using Articulate Storyline. Design. Don’t be lazy with graphic design: standard fonts, overuse of bullet points, predictable screen layout.

eLearning Design – Choosing the Right Color

Association eLearning

As a result, you only need to use a little of a warm color like red or yellow for it to be effective. Use symbols or other visual clues like underlines or highlights, vary the contrast and brightness of design elements, and avoid using combinations that are especially difficult for the color blind to distinguish such as red with green or blue with purple. That said, they’re probably not the best design choice for eLearning intended for adults. ? Share this on LinkedIn.

22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. The discussion has thrown up a great list of books for instructional designers worth sharing with our readers too. Designing Successful e-Learning by Michael Allen. Instructional Design Strategies and Tactics by Cynthia B.

Effective Training Visuals—Clarify Complexity

OpenSesame

Here’s the fifth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. In fact, they’re standards of visual communication and graphic design.

Is Understanding People Important for eLearning Design?

Enyota Learning

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” - Steve Jobs. Designing has a lot to do with how well one understands people. Design is as good as the level of understanding designers have about their people.

Intentional Design & the EPS Performance Stack

Living in Learning

Trolling through my networking groups on LinkedIn yesterday, a post caught my eye where an individual was lamenting how the disjointedness of running disparate systems compromised effective and efficient operations. AGILE Discovery & Consulting EPSS Performer Support Sustained Capability Technology Enterprise system training EPS intentional design moments of need performance support sustained capability

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. The new designers are winning friends for e-learning.

Effective Training Visuals—Reduce Realism

OpenSesame

This is the third in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. The silhouetted human figure, gears, and mangled arm convey this hazard effectively.

Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge

Dashe & Thomson

Vincent Flango is a PMI-certified government contracts manager for General Dynamics Information Technology and a senior Instructional Systems Designer. He can be reached through his LinkedIn profile or email at vflango@yahoo.com. This series explores the difficulties of being a trainer and how to overcome them, along with tips and advice to make your training more effective and even more engaging.

How Do You Stand Out as an eLearning Designer?

eLearning Brothers

Maybe you’ve been working as an eLearning designer for a decade, or maybe just for a year. Here are ten ways to set yourself apart as an eLearning designer: Deliver engaging eLearning content. People want to be around the eLearning designer who has fun.

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How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Within that group, more than one-third either do not have a LinkedIn profile, or have fewer than 100 connections.

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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The Radicalization of Sales Training Starts @ the Edges

Living in Learning

I say this with confidence because the topic of facilitating learning at the edges of the ecosystem has freaked out both platform trainers and instructional design professionals before. Sales Training LinkedIn Sales Effectiveness Training ImpactReflecting on this choice of title, I can imagine some rather extreme images springing forth in the minds of long-time sales training purists.

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5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer

LearnDash

When trying to find the perfect instructional designer for your project, be it contract work or a full-time employee, there are certain qualifications that you should ensure are on their resume (or at least implied given their previous work). elearning instructional design

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. These questions are always hard to answer since getting into instructional design is dependent on many factors. instructional desig

Learning at Large Ep6: Measuring the effectiveness of human-centred learning

Elucidat

Nick has just published a new book called How People Learn , which unpicks established theories of learning to propose a more effective way of managing performance improvements. And we built a backwards, bottom-up, user-centered design.

Interview with Corinne Sowar: Effective Employee Onboarding

TalentLMS

I had a great conversation with Corinne Sowar in the group “Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’ Group” on LinkedIn and asked Corinne for an interview to tell us more about what she does, the results and everything in between!

3 Signs Your Training Department is Instructional Design Deficient

eLearning Brothers

I’ll tell you what happened: your training department was ID-deficient or instructional design-deficient. Here are three signs your training department lacks an instructional design foundation: Objectives Omission Syndrome (OOS). You can contact her via LinkedIn.

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. A well-designed Corporate University (I will discuss the design aspect in a sequel to this post) is aptly positioned to tackle both business issues and talent issues. I have written about MOOCs in Workplace Learning here (Launching a MOOC) , here (Designing a MOOC) , and here (Some Points To Consider). The world has gotten complicated.

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