Diverse Characters In Learning Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my post on Name Generators for Learning Scenarios , someone asked, “Does it really matter if we choose John instead of Bob?” “For example does the name have to be of a certain neutrality or a certain ethnicity?

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Can You Teach Diversity and Inclusion?

CLO Magazine

Training alone is rarely enough. Not when the subject matter is complex, controversial or comes packaged with a load of historically negative baggage, which diversity and inclusion does. What exactly is diversity and inclusion training?

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Diversity and Inclusion: A Partner for Learning

CLO Magazine

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MOOCs: Forging Diversity and Innovation

ID Reflections

The world of education, workplace learning, talent development – in short anyone and everyone connected with learning in some way – are talking, debating, evaluating, exploring, and generally trying to wrap their brains around this phenomenon called MOOCs.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-Shelf Course Success. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. Secret 1: Align with the Organization. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses.

Enabling Future Leaders in the Age of “The New Diversity”

ej4 eLearning

“Workplace diversity” once meant representation by two genders and a small range of skin tones. Today, diversity means more: Different generations (Boomers, Millennials and Gens X, Y, and Z), the whole spectrum of LGBTQ, and vastly different cultures of origin. The organizational challenge now is bigger than just bringing all this diversity together, keeping the peace, and getting the job done. Sync up the organization and the people.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management. What did I learn during the last fortnight?

Why We Need To Expand The Definition of Workplace Diversity

eLearningMind

A 2014 study by SAP had some interesting findings about workplace diversity: When polled about the biggest concerns being faced by HR managers surrounding diversity at work, 60 percent cited employees’ lack of interest in assimilating workplace values, 50 percent were worried about conflicting generational values, and 47 percent said that they were concerned about the so-called “unrealistic expectations of millennial employees.”. New Diversity Inclusions.

Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment

TalentLMS

If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity. While they all may speak the commonly spoken English language, they may decipher certain phrases and concepts differently. While immigrants living in the English speaking countries may not have these content perception issues, those living in non-English speaking countries may not adopt the content as desired.

Multicultural Organizations Why Diversity Training is Important for the Workplace

Training Industry

Cross-cultural diversity in the workplace is inevitable with the demands of increasing globalization. As part of a growing worldwide economy, organizations are recognizing the need to adapt to a multicultural work environment and the benefits of workplace diversity. Employees with diverse backgrounds have different ways of interpreting signs, languages and other formalities. However, diversity encompasses a more broad perspective.

4 Amazing Benefits of Using Videos in Diversity Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Diversity training helps create a proactive work environment by educating employees on how to respect and include people of diverse backgrounds. You can promote teamwork and prevent potential civil rights violations in your organization, with proper diversity training.

Why Diversity Training Doesn’t Work And How to Fix it

eLearningMind

Ah, mandatory diversity training. There has to be a better way to think about diversity at work though, right? If you have a diversity project you want to make relevant for 2016 learners reach out to our team here. . In today’s global marketplace, if you have to make learning about diversity mandatory, there’s most likely already something deeply wrong with your workplace culture. So what’s the big problem with diversity training?

Videos to Improve the Effectiveness of Diversity Training

CommLab India

Is your organization embroiled in a lawsuit, despite rolling out diversity training? A Harvard study showed that diversity training has no positive effects on the average workforce, due to various reasons. Somewhere the effectiveness is being diluted.

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. From increasing knowledge retention to filling performance gaps in a fraction of the time, microlearning offers a variety of different benefits. How To Apply Microlearning In Online Training.

Talent Development & Diversity are Priceless at MasterCard

d’Vinci Interactive.

Everyone knows MasterCard as a leading credit card brand but today the company is a leading technology company enabling commerce all over the globe. As MasterCard evolves, it has aligned a talent, diversity and inclusion strategy with its corporate strategy.

Diversity as a Learning Imperative

CLO Magazine

Innovation is more likely when organizations use diverse perspectives to find solutions to common problems. It is widely accepted that diversity is valuable to an organization, but it is worth examining why this is the case, especially when it comes to learning. To begin, let’s explore why diversity, and more subtly inclusion, have become rallying cries for corporate leaders. Related to our limited mobility was the threat of the unknown.

Increasing Diversity with Equitable Training

d’Vinci Interactive.

Research shows that training investments are much greater at the executive levels of an organization. According to Melissa Walker’s research, this imbalanced distribution of training resources can perpetuate a lack of diversity at higher levels of the organization.

3 Reasons Unconscious Bias Training Doesn’t Work

CLO Magazine

If a training program doesn’t work, most learning leaders will scrap it or at least redesign it so that it provides organizational value. But that’s not the case with unconscious bias training. They just see it as training,” Lieberman explained.

Personalize Online Training Courses: 5 Tips to Know! [Infograpghic]

CommLab India

Addressing learning needs with standardized curriculum e-learning courses is an old approach. It no longer works in the present time. People now seek personalization, whether it is an e-mail, browser, desktop or even e-learning. eLearning Design Online training

Not Your Grandfather's Diversity Training

CLO Magazine

When the state of Michigan learned that the minorities who worked for the agency did not feel their opinions mattered, leaders created nontraditional diversity training programs to promote more effective ways to communicate. While roughly half of Michigan’s population is composed of minorities, just 14 percent of the employees in the state’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget in 2006 were from these groups.

The Power Of Learner Curiosity In Online Training

LearnUpon

As Walt Disney so aptly put it: “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths” Curiosity is what drives us to explore new ideas and learn about ourselves and the world around us.

Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity

eLearningMind

In fact, when you think about revolutionary companies, Google and Apple have become the gold standard, with Microsoft bringing up the rear with an old-school image and sometimes lackluster software offerings. But there is one area in which Microsoft has a surprising jump on the competition and a forward-thinking mission operative. With the tagline “Come as you are. Proactively Encouraging Diversity in Tech Outside the Office. Adopting Diversity.

The Lack of Diversity in Stock Images Hurts Your eLearning—and What to Do About It by Trina Rimmer

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most of us don’t have the luxury of dismissing stock images from our design repertoire. But lack of diversity in stock. We need to help people think differently, and one of the biggest. that is to change the visuals we’re using so they better reflect the diverse lives we live. Design Strategies Graphic Design Instructional Design Learning Mediaphotography is part of a larger cultural problem.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger.

Videos in eLearning: A Snack Sized Solution

Association eLearning

According to the website fortunelords.com, YouTube is the 3 rd most visited website in the world. Additionally, the total number of hours of video watched on YouTube each month is 3.25 Make it realistic and the learner will better relate.

Give Your Service Technicians An Edge With Online Training Formats

CommLab India

The market for consumer electronics is growing at a rapid rate. Competition is intense with companies vying with each other to sell the best products to consumers. However, training technicians on a continual basis can be a challenge. Micro-learning.

11 Differences between a MOOC and an Online Course

ID Reflections

I love this definition of MOOCs by Ignatia Inge deWaard in her e-book, MOOC Yourself: “A MOOC is a non-defined pedagogical format to organize learning /teaching/training on a specific topic in an informal, online, and collaborative way.” This captures the key essence of a MOOC highlighting the key differentiators between a MOOC and an online course. Hence, it is essential to identify the key aspects of what makes a MOOC a MOOC.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. This brings me back to the point I started my post with.

Mindflash Reviews:  Online Training to Scale Your Business

Mindflash

Mindflash Reviews: Online Training to Scale Your Business. Companies must ensure that key members of the business ecosystem are equipped to adequately support their business functions. Mindflash makes the training process radically easier”.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC.

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. Many industries still struggle with adopting a digital approach for their staff training.

Embrace Learning As a Driver for Change, Inclusion

CLO Magazine

Walgreens Boots Alliance Global Chief Diversity Officer Steve Pemberton. The Spring 2017 CLO Symposium officially began on Monday in Bonita Springs, Florida. It’s the mark of a good conference, I think. But the really good conferences? But enough with the feel goods.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

QUOTE: “ The future belongs to those who not only have the courage to shout, “The emperor has no clothes!” but also the wisdom to channel the forces that actually bring about genuine change. INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation.

Practical eLearning Experience for Universities

B Online Learning

One of the great aspects of our Master eLearning Course is that it brings together people from a diverse range of industries and backgrounds and many are brand new to the eLearning space.

How are You Developing Board-Ready Female Leaders?

CLO Magazine

The lack of women on company boards continues to persist, and with all the mechanisms available to boost diversity and the benefits associated with it, there’s no excuse for companies to be struggling in this area. “It’s Both internal and external training is beneficial.

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox. Corporate training is also a huge factor in company success—a 2000 analysis by Laurie J. Given these data, it’s obvious that training is one of the key drivers for companies’ success.