Top Learning and Development Trends in 2017

Your Training Edge

Rapid change in technology, a significant surge in the number of smartphone users, and constantly evolving social media have changed the way people learn new things. Learning and development strategies of companies must change with time to address the emerging challenges.

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Online Learning Conference: eLearning Development

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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The Learning Development Feedback Funnel

Association eLearning

But you’re welcome to stay and see what I consider to be learning development’s “feedback funnel.”. There are few things as frustrating to a learning and development (L&D) team as hearing, “We’ve got a global change” when a project is in final review.

eLearning: Development Phases Infographic

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

e-learning eLearning mLearning Curious about how to get started with eLearning? Need to explain the process to a new client? Keep this chart handy. Click the image below to view larger and save.)   Feeling inspired? Check out our Getting Started with eLearning course.

[eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

Download the eBook to learn more Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way.

How to Train and Develop Millennials

Gyrus

How to Train and Develop Millennials. It is important that we try to understand exactly the training and development challenges that they may represent. In order to develop an effective learning plan to account for this particular generation, it is best to play to their strengths.

Killer Strategies for Training and Development

Your Training Edge

Training and development is one of the most important aspect of our lives from the day we are born. We through years of schooling to train ourselves and develop a set of skills for a better future. What are the most effective strategies for training and development of the employees?

5 words to avoid in e-learning for professional development

The eLearning Nomad

Many e-course designers misunderstand adult learning principles or don’t really know how to put these in practice. Here is a list of words I NEVER use in the eWorkshops I develop and/or facilitate: 1. Learners’ own stories are a very important part of the learning process. So in most adult professional development contexts we don’t ‘instruct’, we ‘facilitate’. They certainly hope to learn something in this process, but that doesn’t make them ‘students’.

9.5 Essential eLearning Development Tips

eLearning Brothers

In this blog post, I mention nine and half eLearning development tips that could save you time, money, and help your eLearning to be more awesome than it already is. So if you are am elearning developer or instructional designer, these tips are going to awesome. #1.

Learner motivation explained! Learn how to use an LMS to motivate your learners to upskill

Training and development professionals often bemoan the lack of apparent initiative in their trainees.

Workforce Development That Works

mLevel

Sang Yoon , Head of Learning Strategy and R&D, Google. Learning and talent development are increasingly essential to competitiveness in today’s fast-paced global marketplace.

Transforming learning and development

Clive on Learning

Over on the Onlignment blog, I have, throughout 2012, been setting out a model for a transformation in workplace learning and development. Establishing a learning architecture and infrastructure that recognises these unique characteristics.

The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

I had the privilege of participating in a panel discussion titled “ Workforce Development That Works. ” The panel was hosted by Nathan Blaine, Executive Director at Corporate Executive Board, and included David Blake, CEO of Degreed, Stephen Bailey, CEO of ExecOnline, Sang Yoon, Head of Learning Strategy & Curriculum at Google, and myself as panelists. It was a fascinating discussion covering a wide range of topics around the future of corporate learning and skills development.

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Time Estimates for E-Learning Development

Experiencing eLearning

I find it helpful to refer clients to these sources, especially if they think training development should take barely any time. For example, let’s say a client asks me to convert an existing full day training program to self-paced e-learning.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

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Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

You must have seen in many of the previous posts by yourtrainingedge.com [1] the revolutions taking place in corporate learning and development brought about advancement in technology. Would technology eliminate the need of employee learning and development in corporation?

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I’m Glad Millennials Scare Learning and Development

Association eLearning

The learning and development (L&D) world seems to be confused by, if not outright afraid of, millennials. Technology and instructional theory have been improving every year, but real learning experiences stagnate when they don’t follow best practices.

Stop Training Leaders and Start Developing Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

[This post first appeared on the Learning to be Great Blog.]. To attract, develop, and retain more strategic leaders, organizations need to find employees who already have that potential and help them develop the capability. Encourage strategic leaders to learn from each other.

Transforming learning and development

Clive on Learning

In a series of posts on the Onlignment blog that has run throughout 2012, I have endeavoured to explain how transformation can take place in workplace learning and development. Establishing a learning architecture and infrastructure that recognises these unique characteristics. Building capability in areas such as the design of digital learning content, learning live and online, and connected online learning.

How to Create a Customer Training Strategy

Want to develop an effective customer training strategy for your organization? Download this guide to learn some simple steps you can follow to set your team up for success. Click to download

9 Tips To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development

G-Cube

This article explores 9 ways that you can maximize employee involvement in online training development. How To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development. Most Learning Management Systems and social media sites will even handle this task for you. e-Learning

How to Modernize Manager Development

CLO Magazine

Despite this, a 2015 Root study suggests that when it comes to development, the manager is often the “most neglected employee” in the organization. Yet few development programs deliver what managers need to become more effective.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. Create organizations that are nimble, constantly learning, conversing and listening.

“Good Enough” in Learning and Development

Tom Spiglanin

I also realized the concept of “good enough” had application across seemingly unrelated things like the 70:20:10 framework for workplace learning, the scientific process, and the Pareto Principle (80-20 rule). Like the Pareto curve, the learning curve follows a power law.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

their group, you may wish to try action mapping, a technique developed by instructional. Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning?

Estimating ELearning Development Time

LearnDash

When it comes to elearning development, one of the first things people want to know is how long it will take. This is true for both consulting projects where you are performing the development for a client and internal company projects.

5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development

Challenge to Learn

I write and present on agile e-learning development since 2011. 5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development. Create an agile e-learning customer. Create an agile e-learning customer. At the end of each sprint the development team does the demo.

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Learning Vs. Training & Development

Your Training Edge

I have talked about a lot regarding training and development, in my previous blog posts, both in educational and professional context. Many of people’s responses made me encounter a question that is there any difference between learning and training. The features of learning relevancy.

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications.

Developing an Organization-wide Culture of Learning – Some Tactics

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The benefits of a strong learning culture are many. Some organizations try to encourage learning by providing adequate training and learning infrastructure – Learning Material, Training Class Rooms, Trainers, Learning Management System , and pertinent content.

Franchise Custom Elearning Development

Learnkit

One of the biggest challenges for Training & Development and People Departments today is how to translate in-person training to online learning. Below we have identified 3 reasons for franchises to partner with a custom elearning development company to grow their business.

Transforming learning and development

Clive on Learning

This video packages up a presentation I made at Learning Technologies in London in January. It describes how corporate learning and development appears to be at a crossroads.

Corporate learning and development with the help of microlearning

Your Training Edge

These days companies are transforming digitally where employees their actual learning after being employed, for which they develop skills, required for finding and retaining knowledge because the work environment changes very quickly. Informal learning with microlearning.

Learning and Development: What Makes Videos Effective?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Because video is growing in usage for the learning and development space, TechSmith Corporation wanted to better understand what makes a great video. For our purpose, we focused our research on learning from those who were considering informational and instructional video. 

Maximize Your Professional Development with Industry Memberships

eLearning Brothers

A few weeks ago eLearning Brothers released the all new Professional Development Package. Association for Talent and Development (ATD): ATD is an organization that helps employers, HR representatives, and almost everybody who is in charge of the development of employees.

10 Kickoff Questions for Managing e-Learning Development

eLearning Brothers

If you are an e-Learning Project Manager, you know how difficult it is managing e-Learning development with all the details that go into course building. It can feel overwhelming and a little scary managing Custom e-Learning Development.