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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How to keep a diverse workforce engaged?

Origin Learning

Learning needs, pace, moods…. The command and control economy era is over. Clearly, learning too is undergoing fundamental shifts – a metamorphosis of sorts. Traditional learning methods have either gotten a makeover or have become obsolete. Learning is a liberated.

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Diversity or conformity?

Learning with e's

''You can have it in any colour you like, so long as it''s black'' - Henry Ford on the Model T Ford Motorcar. His batch processed, large scale industrial model rationalised resources, maximised the labour of his work force and minimised errors and guesswork. We live in a diverse world.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities. The industry and our clients move slowly. But only 10% walk the social talk!”.

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.

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.

How To Enhance Employee Engagement In Compliance Online Training

Growth Engineering

Are employees nodding off during compliance online presentations? Is boredom becoming an obstacle for corporate eLearning success? In this article, I’ll share 9 tips to enhance employee engagement in compliance online training.

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.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Informal learning is enhanced when humans participate in interactive experiences.” – Allen (2004; Birchfield et al. THE JOURNEY: We believe in the amazing power of informal and social learning, and are excited about the potential these learning approaches offer for ensuring effective workplace learning and performance support. The industry and our clients move slowly. The research isn’t heartening.

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.

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.

How To Improve Memory Retention In Online Training

Growth Engineering

Are your employees really absorbing the information? Or is the forgetting curve putting a strain on workplace productivity and company profits? In this article, I’ll share 9 sure-fire ways to improve memory retention in your online training program.

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.

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.

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.

10 hot tips for moocers

E-Learning Provocateur

Seriously though, one aspect of moocs that I think requires urgent attention is the sense that many participants feel of being overwhelmed. This was certainly the case for some in the EDCMOOC , and I fear I was too dismissive of the issue in my previous blog post.

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The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

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.

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.

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.

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.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

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.

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.

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

WBT Systems

There are a multitude of blogs and articles outlining the benefits of taking free online courses for professional development to advance your career, but do these courses actually deliver the value and opportunity they profess to provide to adult learners?

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.

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.

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.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

I have been reading a spate of articles and posts related to the need for a change in the way organizations function. The diagram below by Dion Hinchcliffe is a succinct illustration of how digital technology has been and will continue to play a key role in bringing about this change.

What Instructional Design Theories Work Best With Online Training?

Clarity Consultants

Online training offers a wealth of opportunity for learners and trainers alike. It provides deep resources and easy access to corporate training that companies have quickly found great value in. 1) The ADDIE Model. Communicate the learning objective.

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How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else. ” – Clark Quinn (Learning Technology Strategist). THE JOURNEY: Innovation is driving today’s businesses and workplaces around the world.

eLearning Strategies: Creating Employee Development Training

G-Cube

In addition to the compensation, job security and career advancement opportunities, Learning and Development opportunities are also very important for the new-age corporate worker.In The more an employee is ‘engaged’ in the workplace, the more he or she will be able to perform.

Common Myths about e-Learning

Origin Learning

Gone are the days when class room training was the only way to learn. Ever since internet came into the picture, people have gotten creative in various fields. Technology has revolutionized the way we are living and learning methods are no exceptions.

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.

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.

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.

Making the Best Use of Learning Objectives for Training Evaluation

CommLab India

How can you evaluate the participants of your online course? What does it take to design good assessments for your e-learning course? Well, a sure-shot way is to develop assessments based on the learning objectives of the course.

Why Your Diversity Training Is Backfiring

Mindflash

Studies show that diverse teams are more creative teams. But the research is just as clear that having folks with very different backgrounds working together is also a source of conflict , and that teams need solid communication skills to reap the benefits of that diversity.