The Rise of the Digitals

Your Training Edge

People who use technology too frequently and have a high adoption rate for the latest technology are referred to as “Digitals”. As technology is improving, there is a rise in Digitals. Defining Digitals. Characteristics of Digitals. Where Digitals Are Usually Found.

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. No wonder a big part of the credit for social media’s popularity goes to the digitals. Out of a plethora of social media sites, there are few that the digitals prefer the most.

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

All point towards the same finding i.e. increasing digital participation. This digital participation, digital literacy and the faster rate with which businesses and academic institutions are becoming a part of it, would be my focus in this article. Digital participation.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?


Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

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

Managers Page 16 Example 2: Information. Example 2: Information Security. Training ENGAGE REINFORCE Let’s face it: Most information security training gets a cursory look at best, but in. bumbling characters out to create the greatest movie ever made on information.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

A recent survey by CareerBuilder informs us that 45% employers now search for candidates on social media websites, compared to 28% in 2008. The digital generation is thus not just limited to the Gen-Z, but also involves the Gen-X and Gen-Y population who are turning to evolving technology and education concepts of the wireless age. Usually the Digitals find themselves in an environment packed with I.T., Digitals find it easier to conduct business from possibly anywhere.

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Curation: Making Sense of Digital Information

The Peformance Improvement

So much information; so little time. Technology allows consumers of information to also be curators of information. We can use technology to select, organize, present, and evolve the information that we need. Aggregators of online information, such as

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Digital badges are a type of micro-credential , meaning that they are smaller in scope than traditional credentialing systems such as degrees and certifications. To effectively convey your badges’ value, position issuer and requirements information up front. Is Your Organization Ready?

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer


Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

Decoding Demand for Digital Skills

CLO Magazine

As technology companies have come to dominate the economy, demand has boomed for employees with digital skills like coders, software engineers and developers. Galvanize often works directly with chief information officers rather than the learning department.

Manage Cognitive Load in Digital Learning

B Online Learning

It’s widely accepted that our memory system consists of three components – a sensory memory that receives information from our surroundings, a working memory to process this information and also to retrieve information from our long-term memory.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes


THE QUOTE: “ Informal learning is enhanced when humans participate in interactive experiences.” – Allen (2004; Birchfield et al. THE JOURNEY: We believe in the amazing power of informal and social learning, and are excited about the potential these learning approaches offer for ensuring effective workplace learning and performance support. What other inspiring quotes on informal & social learning have you come across?

Top 4 Tips for Designing Information-Based Courses


We design more information-based courses today than we would care to admit. Agreed, these courses can instead be called web pages, cheat sheets, information dumps, knowledge stores, etc. Here are our top 4 tips for designing information-based courses: 1.

The Digital Disruption of Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

The digital wave disruption of corporate learning that has been taking place since last couple of decades is clearly supporting the conclusion the conference came up with. Clearly, it is pointing towards the digital wave disruption in the world of learning.

Skills: The last frontier for digital learning

Clive on Learning

To most learners and most learning professionals, digital learning is a way to meet requirements for knowledge. Beyond the basics – vocabulary, times tables and the like – the knowledge we really need is what helps us to make sensible use of information. I’ll cut straight to the point.

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

WBT Systems

Digital Badges are a part of these changes and are set to make a big impact on education and certification programs in 2017. Digital Badges provide a viable and recommended solution for bridging the gap between traditional education and the skills required for successful employment.

4 Lessons from Digital Learning – How Digital Learning is Transforming Our World and Rewiring our Brains


Because this shift in the way people consume learning experiences has been facilitated by technology, it is often called “ Digital Learning.” The truth is that we humans have always been “digital learners” – long before computers or the Internet even existed.

Are Chatbots the Next Big Thing in Digital Learning?


And so, with the rise of the robot and artificial intelligence seeping into almost all aspects of our world, what’s next for digital learning ? The digital learning environment allows learners to access content around the clock. Chatbots as Digital Learning Tools.

Enhance Digital Learning Experiences with Video

B Online Learning

Unlike a traditional presentation of information where you read about a procedure, view some diagrams or pictures about it, and then trying to apply it in a real situation, video enables you to see, listen and review application all in the one package. I love a good vid.

eLearning in the Digital Age

ICS Learning

Providing short and highly-engaging modules that emphasize key information are proving to be far more effective designs (see our blog on ~link~ Ebbinghaus’s Forgetting Curve).

Digital Transformation Of Automobile Sector With Enterprise Learning Management System


Digitization has led to huge revolutions that occur across different business aspects. Digital learning has become a significant aspect for corporate training in auto industry because of the following reasons: ◆ Scalability.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

This is where associations and digital badges come in. What are Digital Badges? Sometimes called digital credentials or micro-credentials, digital badges are a graphical representation of competencies earned through learning. Association Digital Badge Programs in Action.

What Is Your Digital Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

To better engage modern workforces, meet their career development needs and achieve competitive business results, organizations must become digitally omnipresent for their learners. corporations to refocus their learning and development spend toward digital learning transformation.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

There is a multitude of ways to do a simple task, like measuring a piece of string, you would expect there to be an exponentially wider array of approaches to a more complex task, like developing a piece of digital learning content.

The Time Has Come – Digital Learning

eLearning 24-7

Heck it is still today, but that time… Digital Learning. Reading ebooks, digital interactive textbooks both of which can be used offline too. Accessing news sites for up to date information. To me, though its potential is a few years away for a total impact into what I now see as the digital learning industry. Under digital learning. Digital learning. Digital learning. Digital learning. But a digital learning world for sure.

Digital Future Of Consumer Goods Industry Using Online LMS


Digitization has led to huge transformations across multiple business aspects, offering unrivaled opportunities for value creation, while representing major risk associated with it. Consumers from all over have embraced the digital era at a very fast pace. Digital revolution.

Digitization Requires Soul-Searching for L&D

CLO Magazine

Talent management leaders, including learning executives, must play closer attention to employee journeys and interactions with products, services and initiatives across the organization to deliver better informed, high-value experiences to excite, inspire and engage workers.

3 Tips To Meet Modern Learners Digital Expectations

B Online Learning

With the increased demands on employees, the ubiquity of information and the digitalised lifestyle, it’s no wonder that learner behaviour and their expectations of digital learning content has changed. Have you ever turned to YouTube for information?

7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era

CLO Magazine

Digital transformation is an urgent imperative. Today’s talent are either shifting to, or have already become, digital natives. Companies that get digital leadership right perform better in the marketplace and have happier, more engaged employees.

The nature of digital influence

E-Learning Provocateur

The emergence of digital influence. In today’s world of the interwebs, one of the primary vehicles of influence is social media – hence the adjective digital. I find digital influence intriguing because of its scalability. The 3 determinants of digital influence.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

This is where associations and digital badges come in. What are Digital Badges? Sometimes called digital credentials or micro-credentials, digital badges are a graphical representation of competencies earned through learning. Association Digital Badge Programs in Action.

4 Types of Digital Learning Resources [Infographic]

CommLab India

Digital resources a learning nuggets, are shaking up the foundation of traditional learning and leaving the boundaries of time zones, flawed teaching, and budgets behind, making learning a truly global affair. For information on these digital resources, check out our infographic below.

Chunking Information to Design eLearning

B Online Learning

Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces so that human brain can easily digest the new information. Imagine the following 11 digits: 18645557141. The ‘nice to know’ information can then be included as links to further reading etc.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning


To get it out of their heads, we need to shift our approach by making traditional formal training more flexible by incorporating more informal learning. Rolling out Informal Learning. Before take a deeper look at informal learning, let’s look at how we learn.

Adding the human touch to digital learning content

Clive on Learning

To learn successfully, it requires us as human beings to exchange information, give and receive feedback, share perspectives, engage together in practical activities, support each other through the bad times and get together to celebrate our successes. Learning is a very human experience.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)


THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities.

Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing

Learning with e's

Digital Learning Futures: 3 things about future learning from Steve Wheeler In the 1980s, we saw the rise in popularity of multi-media, which revolutionised content both inside the classroom and beyond it. All of the museum exhibits have information embedded within them.

6 Strategies to Create Digital Learning Success

CLO Magazine

Organizations increasingly rely on digital learning for a portion of their leadership development and training needs. However, getting a return from digital learning experiences on an ongoing basis requires far more than just providing a library full of innovative content.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

This is where associations and digital badges come in. What are Digital Badges? SHARE YOUR DIGITAL BADGE SUCCESS STORY! Sometimes called digital credentials or micro-credentials, digital badges are a graphical representation of competencies earned through learning.