ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?


’ The HR Director : ‘ In order to improve the return on investment of continuous training I can use digital learning tools. Does this solve the main problem of HRs? How to maximize your impact as a HR Director?

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

This article addresses three common problems found in training and discusses how MOOCs provide solutions to these problems. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged. Problem 2: It is unclear if learning is actually taking place.

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Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

Learning facilitated by information technologies and problem solving skill enhanced by digital tools, is gaining momentum since last decade. Previous research and studies have evaluated the impact of training videos on learning outcomes, specifically problem solving skills production [4].

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

In fact, the four most in-demand skills are critical thinking, complex problem solving, judgment and decision-making, and active listening. In this model, students learn the content in a real-world environment and are assessed using real-world problems.

Beyond Face-to-Face: Solving the Digital Practice Problem

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

Just like training and practice is the cornerstone of any top athlete or artist, the same is true in the workplace. But in the world of sales, practice is often restricted to conference room role-playing and in-person scenarios. Join Bryan Naas, Sales Enablement Director at Lessonly, to learn the tactics you can use to make digital practice a part of the fabric of your teams’ daily schedules.

Two Sigma Problem

Your Training Edge

Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.– Featured Posts Learning & Development Simulations Training 2 sigma problem Mastery Learning Training simulations

Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

This hesitation and fear pose problems for women and for the success of companies. But Johnson said there is a larger problem than men in power fearing they will be exposed or accused of misconduct — and that’s retaining valuable women. “A

Key to Success: Piecing Together A Top Notch Personal Board of Directors


There is growing consensus that executives, managers, and junior staff alike need a board of directors – a thoughtfully developed group of 8-10 mentors and role models you can consult regularly to get advice and feedback. January is National Mentoring Month.

Gamification of Military Problem Solving

Kapp Notes

A new wrinkle for the military is to use games to solve military problems or to gain insights into how to solve hostile situations. The newest effort is a combination of crowdsourcing and the gamification of problem solving.

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

In fact, the four most in-demand skills are critical thinking, complex problem solving, judgment and decision-making, and active listening. A host of new MOOCs are exploring the potential of the massive format to develop these skills and lead to meaningful outcomes using problem-based learning. In this model, students learn the content in a real-world environment and are assessed using real-world problems. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Content New Value @gomolearning A common problem for organizations who. problems for you further down the line. solved major L&D problems by switching their model to one that. In a compliance context, considerable problems can be. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Rackspace Solves its Recruitment Problems

Your Training Edge

To solve this problem, Rackspace is launching the Open Cloud Academy. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.– In its race with Amazon, Rackspace Hosting’s struggle over the open-source cloud computing has been epic. The two firms compete heavily with each other over the emergence of each of there computing platforms. Rackspace has promoted its OpenStack platform to corporate clients, just as Amazon has been doing.

Adapt Leadership Styles to Solve Ambiguous Problems

CLO Magazine

These modes are mapped against their typical responses to ambiguity and uncertainty, how they commonly solve problems, and the sorts of problems each mode is best suited to solve. Overall, the technical leadership mode is best for technical problems that require technical solutions.

Regulatory Upheavals Coming? No Problem

CLO Magazine

Having an intuitive and flexible LMS was important for TRID because we were developing a lot of training paths for different employee groups,” said Dave Robertson, director of training. In the mortgage industry the acronym TRID will send shivers down the straightest spine, and rightfully so.

Show me the problem! From instructional designer to performance consultant


You open your email, to a message from the Director of Distribution: “My delivery people are taking forever to get their job done. You send the results to the Director, who seems pleased. Two weeks later, the Director emails you again: “That didn’t work.

Professional Support at an Open Source LMS: Interview with Athanasios Papagelis Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd


Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: One of the reasons that eFront is an extremely successful eLearning solution especially for medium organizations is the fact that is well supported. Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: We use an advance enterprise software to support our worldwide clients that use eFront. A few times we may have to login to the client's system to evaluable the problem and fix it.

Is Online Learning the Solution to the Employee Engagement Problem?


There are many contributors to this problem and therefore many solutions. Asha Pandey, writer for eLearning Industry, said, “Adam Kingl, Director of Learning Solutions at the London Business School says that flexibility is ‘the number one reason’ why employees of today join a workplace. Address problems. Low employee engagement has always been a problem. The post Is Online Learning the Solution to the Employee Engagement Problem?

Guest Blogger: Stephanie Evergreen-Solving Four Slidedeck-to-eLearning Problems

Kapp Notes

Solving Four Slidedeck-to-eLearning Problems. In my usual style of confessional blogging, here I will share with you the four biggest problems in transitioning a slidedeck to an eLearning platform that I have experienced or witnessed, along with ways to solve these issues. Stephanie Evergreen is eLearning Initiatives Director at the American Evaluation Association and runs a data communications firm, Evergreen Evaluation.

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher


The problem with three person recording is that it puts the two guests on the same track. IT Coaches and Directors Librarians Mac Podcasting Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Windows-PC

eLearning Project Tip #9: How to Manage Three Common People-Related Problems


Here is how to address three common problems that project managers face on all eLearning projects. . The typical leadership team consists of you as the Project Manager, your supervisor and a Director or VP as your “Project Champion” Meet with your Supervisor weekly to discuss any potential project little snags or issues, so they do not grow from issues into problems. It is always better to seek advice BEFORE it becomes a real problem.

Getting Your Association’s Board Behind Online Learning

Association eLearning

Online learning is a solution to a problem; so spend some time analyzing your association’s challenges or the voids that eLearning can help fulfill. For many associations and nonprofits, a new eLearning initiative requires approval from their board.

Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!

Origin Learning

Who can forget the world-wide ‘wow’ phenomenon of this Director’s 1993-film Jurassic Park! We can do that for the first time with online learning , and that’s the reason we’re doing online [courses],” says Sanjay Sarma, director of MIT’s Office of Digital Learning.

USC Annenberg Opens Center for Third Space Thinking

CLO Magazine

“We are training the next generation of leaders and equipping them with the interactive skills they need to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace,” said Shellee Smith, the center’s executive director.

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Why HR Must Embrace the Consumerization of Learning


If your job is to organize and manage training for your company’s employees, but your training isn’t hitting the spot, then you have a problem. Persona: HR Director Persona: L&D Manager

How to Modernize Workplace Learning


They open their smartphones 9 times per hour, do 30% of their work somewhere else other than their employer ‘s location, and they‘re increasingly using their mobile devices to find just in time answers to problems. Persona: HR Director Persona: L&D ManagerIf you’re in charge of workplace learning or know someone who is, look in your pockets for one of those ubiquitous black electronic rectangles.


5 Ways Consumerization of Learning is Revolutionizing Corporate Learning


While many believe that finding enough time to learn is the main issue, the real problem lies in the content itself. Persona: HR Director Persona: L&D ManagerIf you’re an autodidact, you could be influencing the Learning and Development sector.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. I have a problem, where is the answer? However we are suppose to locate an IT problem in order for our proposal to be approved. We could not find a suitable problem to address. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 6

Upside Learning

A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem? Lists 190 odd free learning tools that would enable you to solve a learning problem, need or issue. This Q&A with Dr. Michael Levine, Executive Director of the Center, Dr. Cynthia Chiong, the ‘Learning: Is there an app for that?’

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Breakthrough eLearning: Where is Everyone?

Breakthrough eLearning

Michael Grant Co-Founder and Director of Research eLearn Campus What would you do if you held a course and nobody came? For all the discussion around making the business case for eLearning, it seems to me that many people simply ignore the problem of lower take up and completion rates.

How to Ask Better Training Questions

Learning Rebels

Director of Well-Meaning Stuff enters your space with a training request. This is key: Do we REALLY understand what problem the business is trying to solve ? Does the business understand the real problem? Is the problem really a training issue?

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How to Overcome Information Overload – Interview with Steven W. Anderson


The term is a buzzword, however, few people know the nature of the problem and how to avoid it when designing eLearning courses and teaching students.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

The problem is, when it comes time to market the association’s eLearning education or professional development in general, the lines get blurred, the message gets lost or marketing opportunities are missed entirely.

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Gearing Up For xAPI Camp – Amazon


As well as Russell Duhon (CTO, Saltbox), Bill McDonald (CMI5 Working Group), Duncan Welder (Director of Client Services, RISC). Nick Washburn (Director, Riptide Software – Learning Division) See Nick’s presentation from the last xAPI camp here. M ike Hruska (CEO, Problem Solutions) See Mike’s presentation from the last xAPI camp here.

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eLearning (Too Often) Sucks… and What You Need to Do About It


To help us fix this problem moving forward, I interview Patti Shank, Director of. The dirty little secret about our business…the eLearning business… is that most eLearning courses suck! click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!].

How Associations Can Compete with Universities

Association eLearning

Colleges and universities are not teaching specialties any longer and thus creating a skills gap problem in the workforce. Associations have a tremendous opportunity to serve an unmet need in education and training.