A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Our focus is on making learning deeply absorbing so people connect with and apply what they learn. Our clients come to us with a wide range of workplace challenges and we devise learning solutions to fit their exact needs. Learning to vote, game by Sponge UK.
7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. But wait…How will you explain eLearning to your Executive Director? Will people actually learn anything?
2015's Top 10 Trends in HR, Talent and Learning Strategies—Part 1
JANUARY 19, 2015
If you share our enthusiasm for the quickly changing work world, you will be keen to learn the trends this year in corporate HR, talent management and learning.
Anticipating Risk in Online Learning
MAY 21, 2015
So, you’ve decided to embrace online learning at your association. Have you anticipated the risk in online learning? Not being prepared for the amount of work that goes into creating a successful online learning initiative could kill the program before it even starts.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. learning to. LEARNING ON PEOPLE –. curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON.
Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company
APRIL 7, 2014
Misha McPherson is director of worldwide sales enablement with a San Francisco-based provider of cloud-based digital marketing software. Online learning has proven to be an easy, cost effective way to deliver training to new hires and to provide new trainings to our existing salesforce.
10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry
JUNE 15, 2016
In some ways, the learning industry evolves quickly and trends change all of the time ( like these 3 trends we found earlier in the yea r). Innovation in leadership development, employee development, and education is the lifeblood of staying current and competitive in today’s corporate landscape, and it’s up to learning leaders like you to drive that change. Here are some opportunities for true visionaries to disrupt the learning industry. But learning leaders can utilize.
Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!
JUNE 30, 2015
Who can forget the world-wide ‘wow’ phenomenon of this Director’s 1993-film Jurassic Park! Then, is it not better to use the visual medium as a learning tool ? The scope of using it in the upskilling and other learning and development framework is immense.
The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design
MAY 2, 2015
Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process? What is the significance of design thinking in the context of learning design? What benefits does it offer to learning designers? How could this help transform our learning programs?
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
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? what they learn in training. learned in the training. form blended learning.
Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 23, 2015
New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. In this article, we would explore what’s in the store for the novel learning methods in 2016. Trend # 2 Augmented Learning.
Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
AUGUST 28, 2015
Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. I witnessed second hand what I believe to be an example of best practice for blended learning design. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. Adherence to Adult Learning Theory.
The Value of Video Learning
Your Training Edge
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Most of my previous articles have explicitly established the importance of online learning, online teaching, MOOCs and so on. In this article, I would be focused around one of its most important elements that contributes significantly towards its success, and that is the video learning.
Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)
JANUARY 6, 2017
It’s the beginning of the new year—the perfect time to evolve corporate learning within your organization. At the same time work becomes relentless, 24/7, and real-time, the need to learn is greater than ever. People need to meet each other, collaborate, and work together to learn.
Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner
JULY 2, 2014
Three of the most common roles in any eLearning production are Project Manager (PM), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Education Director. Working with the Education Director. The Education Director is the bridge between the learners and the educational offerings.
The Popularity of Personalized Learning
JANUARY 5, 2017
As far back as seven years ago, Gene Willhoit, executive director of the U.S. learning and development personalized training elearning adaptive learning learning paths mobile learning microlearning
Guide to Good Online Learning
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Good online learning is deceptively simple but very engaging with a depth of knowledge that is delivered almost without the learner realising they are absorbing it. Boring content makes boring online learning Look critically at what you want to deliver before you start creating online content.
External Customers Need Learning, Too
MARCH 22, 2017
Thanks to digital learning solutions, companies are continuously finding ways to better train and educate their workforce. SAP SuccessFactors’ customers are using its external learning license to price courses. Camaron Santos is a Chief Learning Officer editorial intern.
The Future Role of Learning & Development
APRIL 22, 2016
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. I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA.
Special Report: Learning Technology
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Some artificial intelligence, machine learning and virtual reality innovations, however, beg to differ. Whichever way the wind ultimately blows, learning and development strategy and practice must evolve to partner with technology without being eclipsed by it.
2016 Learning In Practice Award Winners
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Chief Learning Officer magazine is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Learning in Practice Awards. The awards were first established in 2003 to recognize learning leaders that have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs.
Introduction to Blended Learning [Interview with Ben Rimes]
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Blended learning approach has been here for a while and it is likely to have been applied by thousands of teachers worldwide. To make sure about that we talked to an eLearning expert and Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology at Mattawan Consolidated School - Ben Rimes.
Learning and Development in the Remote Workplace
MARCH 16, 2017
This shift creates some new and interesting challenges for learning leaders. In the past, they could offer pre-learning in asynchronous e-learning modules and either reinforce or introduce more complex, application-based training via instructor-led events.
Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach
MAY 21, 2015
The learner seeks knowledge and wants to absorb that knowledge; learning activities then help embed that knowledge. Alternatively, learners may want to test themselves for prior knowledge before undertaking any study, or refresh themselves through learning activities.
3 Ways Learning Can Affect Behavioral Change
MARCH 23, 2017
When we practice learning and development, we’re participating in an ancient craft, helping others develop as professionals. Learning leaders are at a systematic disadvantage compared to professionals in other fields. The learning function’s ultimate goal is to change people.
Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS
JULY 7, 2016
Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, is not the newest trend to hit the LMS market: the “ fall of personal computing ” has been a topic of discussion on this blog for a long time. One of the unique aspects of Course Stage Health is its mobile-responsive Self-Reported Learning Module.
The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 29, 2016
My previous posts you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Mobile learning is something I witnessed so widespread in this regard.
What Is Your Digital Learning Strategy?
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
corporations to refocus their learning and development spend toward digital learning transformation. That also means learning leaders have to scale digital learning throughout the business for the long term.
The Learning Side of Sears
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Nguyen is the vice president of learning and performance at Sears Holdings Corp. – Over the years, he’s learned that when companies are in a state of transition, that’s often the most opportune time to do innovative work. The platform honors all of these learning experiences.
Learning Delivery: E-Learning and Mobile Gaining Ground
AUGUST 17, 2016
Two years ago, CLOs reported for the first time that self-paced and instructor-led e-learning courses were used more often than classroom-based instruction content and tools continue to evolve. This year’s research shows e-learning overall is used more often than classroom training.
2016 Learning In Practice Award Finalists Announced
AUGUST 11, 2016
Chief Learning Officer magazine is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Learning In Practice awards. The awards were established in 2003 to recognize learning leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs.
Chatbots for Learning
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
According to Niko Bonatsos, managing director at General Catalyst, 90 percent of user time on mobile devices is spent on email and messaging platforms. Michael Noble is the chief learning officer and executive vice president at Allen Communication.
Agile Learning Design for Beginners (Free White Paper)
JULY 21, 2014
Jennifer Bertram , Director of Instructional Design here at Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on Agile Learning Design. The white paper will give you the manager’s perspective of Agile Learning Design.
Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1
OCTOBER 6, 2011
We had an opportunity to talk to Liz Griffin about learning and the challenges it faces in a leading professional services company – Ernst & Young. With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Jeevan : Liz, welcome to Learning Conversations.
The Race between Learning and Technology
Your Training Edge
APRIL 5, 2016
Well, this post is going to be quite significant since it discusses an ever popular buzz comparing the learning with technology. It just set the new bars in technology and businesses started to come up with unique learning models and outstanding and flexible learning architecture.
Are You Really Ready for Mobile Learning?
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
With the explosion of the mobile workforce and the fact that most people use smartphones, it’s no surprise that mobile learning topped watch lists as an emerging trend for 2017. The mobile learning market may be worth $37.6 Do mobile learning programs support informal learning?