Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners

The Learning Dispatch

Few fields fully embrace the need to address people with disabilities—learning included. But why is meeting the needs of diverse learners important, anyway? A Call for Raising the Bar for Meeting Learners’ Needs. What’s the connection? Training.

Well-being, collaboration, and diversity: 3 catalysts for improved performance

Learning Wire

To boost productivity and performance in the age of digital workplaces, putting people at the heart of your strategy now matters more than ever. By focusing on three key ingredients: well-being, collaboration, and diversity. Diversity sparks tolerance.

Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline

CLO Magazine

She remembers the student who turned to taekwondo to help her overcome a disability. She remembers the one who left Haiti to escape her abusive stepfather. When it comes to the stories heard through U.S. Bank’s corporate office in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St.

Learning Product Ideation: How Diverse Learning Product Offerings Can Change Your Business

Thought Industries

Nine times out of ten, the story of learning product design is of evolution and iteration that builds on already existing content and subject matter expertise to expand the delivery model. The product strategy may start with in-person training (ILT), expand to virtual training (VILT) to achieve scale and bring costs down, and then, for some, a further expansion into self-paced or on-demand courseware offerings. Learning Business Product Strategy

Unlocking The Value Of Online Training In The Automobile Sector

G-Cube

The advent of latest e-learning technologies in different organizations have made a fundamental difference to the way content is developed and delivered. Diverse audience. Therefore, training employees across different demographics is also a daunting task. ?

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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.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

When the very first website launched in 92, there was just a handful of sparse pages outlining the new “ world wide web ” project at CERN. But soon, every company and organization focused on creating their websites and populating the web with content on every topic.

Rebalancing Your Training Portfolio

Your Training Edge

Being a corporate trainer, I have conducted a number of training sessions, programs and activities in my career. All this make my training portfolio. Your training portfolio is like a vast garden with a lot of new and upcoming flowers, each with different shape and objective.

eLearning: Developing Internally vs. Licensing Externally

Your Training Edge

eLearning is becoming an essential in learning and development, especially for organizations with diverse workforces. Keep in mind that a diverse workforce, in terms of learning, could be a group of employees who are physically together but learn at different paces.

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.

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What Sharing Ideas At Work Does For Us

Nick Leffler

I have no desire to be the subject matter expert that holds my knowledge like a currency that people are trying to steal. Here are some of the reasons I like to share ideas at work and make what I know and learn public knowledge for others to benefit from. When I collaborate and share, everyone is improving at the same time which then allows us all to reach higher levels of expertise even faster. The same goes for everyone else. Diversity Innovates.

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Adaptive Learning – The Future of Workplace Training For Modern Learners

G-Cube

Today, a number of organizations are shifting towards Learning Management Software (LMS) that provides a better adaptive platform for efficient learning. The prime aim is to enable organizational workforce to learn at their own pace, as per their convenience of time and location.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

The world has gotten complicated. Organizations are struggling to keep up with the shifts: in technology that are vastly impacting how people work, in the demography of their workforce which has become culturally diverse, multi-generational, and globally dispersed, in the nature of work that has moved from complicated to complex and emergent, and with the general fragmentation and breakdown of all aspects of the known ways of doing things.

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Training Reboot: Assessing Your Company’s MOOC Readiness

Your Training Edge

Your training programs need a reboot. You need to train more learners and get them up to speed faster, and you need to do it on what seems like an ever-tightening budget. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are potentially an excellent solution to help you meet your training goals.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

I just finished reading an HBR article by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby called Beyond Automation , which is the trigger for this post. With automation, AI and robots looming over the job scene, there seems to be a constant fear of humans losing out to computers and technology.

How Values Factor Into Leadership and Learning

CLO Magazine

According to a new study from Hogan Assessments , having the perfect skill set to be a leader is only part of the equation. One can have all the necessary knowledge, but they will have a greater chance of excelling in an environment that aligns with their values.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). Why is the LMS market is changing so quickly?

Employee Training: The Secret to Business Success

Growth Engineering

Employee training is an easy thing to overlook. You could miss out on a whole lot of business success if you don’t train your employees. You need to invest in employee training within your company. Employee Training Benefits. Employee Training Tips.

5 Reasons your Charity Must use eLearning

Mindflash

We are very excited to have a special guest author from across the pond on blogging with us this week! Please enjoy the thoughts of Jordan Bradley, eLearning professional from the UK’s High Speed Training Limited ! 5 Reasons your Charity Must use eLearning.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. 5 Digital Badges Make the Grade.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ).

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. THE INTERVIEW: 1.

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25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best eLearning tools. The team at LearnUpon organizes eLearning projects and helps customers with course content every day. What are the eLearning tools you need.

8 New Ideas for Engaging Online Students

WBT Systems

For many adults, taking a class online is a new learning experience. Even learners with the best intentions can get distracted when they’re supposed to be paying attention. You can anticipate and prevent these issues by implementing these new strategies we found for engaging online students. #1: 1: Train instructors in online learning. Many instructors are subject matter experts but they aren’t trained in adult education or online learning.

Top 4 Digital Learning Tips

KZO Innovations

As the market for e-Learning will be worth over $50 billion by 2016, organizations need to improve their practices in order to deliver effective digital learning resources. Here are the top 4 tips to help get you started. They can be deployed as for off-the-shelf courses.

Creating a Mentoring Culture: A Conversation with Author Lois Zachary

Chronus 

Lois Zachary is an internationally recognized expert in the field of mentoring. As part of our Author Series during the Chronus Summer Reading Book Giveaway, we asked her to provide advice to organizations who are planning a mentoring program. Q: What is the value of mentoring to an organization? Lois : The simple answer is immeasurable! It builds and strengthens the talent pipeline. The list goes on and on. Be the example. Lack of training.

Free eBook: 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success

EI Design

This free eBook, 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success, shows you how you can use immersive learning strategies including Virtual Reality (VR) to enhance the impact of your induction and onboarding training.

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

The nature of work is changing. People are no longer being judged on the basis of how hard they work or how much they produce. Now tasks done by humans are being enhanced by the Internet, providing the collective knowledge of the world at their fingertips.

21st Century Workplace Challenges

ID Reflections

The paragraph below taken from Harold Jarche’s post Success depends on who we work with reminded me of a post I had written some time back, the Molotov cocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. I have pasted the quote below: 1. Uzzi found that teams made up of individuals who had never before worked together fared poorly, greatly increasing the chance of a flop. The networks that best exhibited the small-world property were those that had the greatest success.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. The power of digital is transformative. Collaboration seems to be the mantra of the era.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s not just because I’m a learning tech fanatic with more than 22 years of LMS/elearning industry experience. Of course, I jumped at the chance to learn and add my voice to the very distinguished mix! 2) Where are the most visible results?

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The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Hands down, our learning technology “predictions” list is our favorite post to develop each year. Instead, we prefer to focus on practical, concrete intelligence that will support sound business decisions in the coming year. 8 Adaptive Learning to Improve. Want to Learn More?

Driving Lucrative Training Outcomes Through Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, learning professionals from diverse industry domains need to identify how to efficiently deliver training support to mobile devices, so that learners access relevant information whenever and wherever they need. Mobile Learning- The Emerging Wave. m-Learning

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

I spent the greater part of the weekend mulling over the practice of working out loud, what makes some folks adopt the habit with ease while others struggle, and what could be some of the possible enabling factors that support working out loud.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

“ I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine). Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm. The workforce is ubiquitously connected, networked, and mobile.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

” This is one of the most inclusive descriptions that captures the various threads and reasons for building communities in organizations. Here are some of the challenges: 1. The result is anything but inspiring or conducive to open collaboration.

The case for defensible eLearning: A Psychometrician’s perspective

Yardstick

Defensible eLearning and the opportunity to learn. Over the past year, Yardstick has been starting to use the term “Defensible eLearning.” ” Our eLearning team has long applied instructional design best practices to our work. However, as we continue to expand our work into regulated and compliance-driven industries, we have noticed and increased demand for rigour and accountability in the eLearning that we are offering. .

Want to Sell More Content? Put More Lines in the Water

Talented Learning

” That’s the number one question on the minds of everyone who develops and sells learning-related content. But creating more content isn’t necessarily the best way to grow your business. How does this “many-lines-in-the-water” strategy work?

Build In-house or Outsource E-learning? Assess Your Resources First

CommLab India

In my earlier blog, I discussed the points you need to consider before deciding to buy or build your e-learning courses. The decision also hinges on whether you have the required resources to build an e-learning course. They understand the importance of e-learning.