A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK

Kapp Notes

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

Association eLearning

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?

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2015's Top 10 Trends in HR, Talent and Learning Strategies—Part 1

Lambda Solutions

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.

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Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 2

Learning Cafe

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. More recently, Liz was the Asia Pacific Learning and Development leader, overseeing a team of 140 learning and development professionals across 13 countries in supporting the delivery of a global people development strategy.

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.

Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company

Mindflash

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

eLearningMind

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!

Origin Learning

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

Learnnovators

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?

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Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

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.

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Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

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.

Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner

Association eLearning

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 Value of Video Learning

Your Training Edge

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.

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Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

Bottom-Line Performance

So, last month, our Director of Technology, Brandon Penticuff, along with a great team of people, hosted an “emerging technologies” day so everyone at BLP could experience the new tech in the span of a two-hour hands-on lab. Want to replicate our learning lab?

Guide to Good Online Learning

Raptivity

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.

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The Popularity of Personalized Learning

Content Raven

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

The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

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.

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Introduction to Blended Learning [Interview with Ben Rimes]

JoomlaLMS

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.

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach

Raptivity

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.

Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Provided that learning and development leaders could and should have a central role in innovation, what is the chief learning officer’s responsibility? Jennifer Magnani, senior director of Sanofi Pasteur Quality Academy, faces a challenge in aligning these two elements.

Lessons Learned From a Former Biotech Training Manager

Bottom-Line Performance

While some learning strategies cross over well from other industries, life science trainers know all too well that what works in retail or hospitality may not transfer to their world. How has your life science and biotech background helped you in your role as a Senior Learning Designer at BLP?

Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS

Web Courseworks

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.

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Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1

Learning Cafe

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 Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

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.

Agile Learning Design for Beginners (Free White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

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.

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External Customers Need Learning, Too

CLO Magazine

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.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

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.

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The Race between Learning and Technology

Your Training Edge

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.

2016 Learning In Practice Award Winners

CLO Magazine

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.

Three Essential Design Elements for Effective eLearning Gamification

Allen Interactions

By Carrie Zens, Director of Marketing / @carriezens. Gamification game-based learning eLearning GamesI am continually mesmerized by the crazy, fast-paced evolution of technology.

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Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. They’re bit-players in a much larger world of organisational learning and performance. Most people get it.

3 Ways to Use Game Based Learning in Corporate Training

Bottom-Line Performance

“We learn everything that all the other schools learn, we just learn it differently.”. This is a quote from a middle school student at the Quest to Learn School that opened in Fall 2009. She says, “We believe kids can and do learn in different ways – including digital.

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Special Report: Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

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.

3 Simple ways to gamify your online learning

Docebo

Gamification can help you create a more engaging learning experience. But, make sure you don’t simply take a game and apply it to your learning. Here are three simple ideas to help you get started with using gamification in your online learning.

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

In early May we launched our Learning Game Design Blog on the Knowledge Guru website. The blog has become a great source of information for anyone interested in game based learning and gamification—thanks in large part to an incredibly in-depth blog series by Sharon Boller.

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Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. Give me a learning path, a journey, and support that journey with the courses I need to be better, to grow from an entry level marketing associate to a CMO.