Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

It's taking me a while to get back on track with regular blogging after an almost 4 months hiatus. But I am slowly getting back on track. What did I learn during the last fortnight? I’ve referenced the model here from Flat World Knowledge book on Organizational Behaviour.

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.

Learning Management System Basics (LMS)

Your Training Edge

A Learning Management System (LMS) can provide tremendous benefits both for the training department and for the organization in general. Just what are the LMS basics and how can a system help your organization? The LMS consists of a few separate parts.

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Why Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Builds More Than Good Rapport

Chronus 

The phrase diversity and inclusion has been thrown around a lot in recent years. So much so that we can sometimes lose track of what it really means. Will you be harnessed for the advantages your left handed-ness comes with? Or kept on the bench because they’re unsure how to train you or handle your skillset? Diversity is having different handed players on one team. Inclusion is making sure all players are utilized on the field.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

12 Ways to Get the Most. this ebook to help you cut through the. We know that the plethora of options out there. can make the process of choosing an authoring. what you need and make the decision easier. the latest Performance Management Maturity Model.

Learning Management System Basics (LMS)

Your Training Edge

A Learning Management System (LMS) can provide tremendous benefits both for the training department and for the organization in general. Just what are the LMS basics and how can a system help your organization? The LMS consists of a few separate parts.

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2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. Blue Sky eLearn.

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Engaging Learners with Blended Learning

Origin Learning

Did you get a chance to read the LinkedIn 2018 Workplace Learning Report ? There are lots of interesting stats peppered in the report. Sample these nuggets: The workforce agrees, training for soft skills is the #1 priority. Yes, it is ‘Blended Learning’.

6 Tips To Create Customized Online Training Content For Your Corporate Learners

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Are your employees looking for online training courses that meet their individual needs? Do you need to provide them with targeted online training resources and activities to help them improve their job performance? If so, then customized online training is your best bet.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus 

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker, author and diversity and inclusion expert. We asked her to provide advice to organizations who are striving for a more diverse and inclusive culture. What is the cost of not focusing on this topic?

Online Training Increases Productivity, But How?

WalkMe Training Station

Online training is a rising initiative that has gained prominence in today’s technologically advanced society. Online training fits the bill, offering a range of benefits that can be leveraged for an enhanced learning experience. That doesn’t mean conventional learning environments are obsolete though. In fact, a combination of different methods is arguably the most useful approach. Online learning is renowned for its flexibility.

Breathing life into Employee Development Trainings – An e-learning perspective

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Organizations today need to constantly provide training and learning opportunities in order to keep abreast of the latest in the field and suitably satisfy the expectations of their employees. The strategy worked well for both visually and hearing impaired learners.

How to Prepare Your Company for eLearning Training Tools

ej4 eLearning

Taking on eLearning for business is a step toward a modern and effective training program, but poor implementation can negate the benefits of digital tools. Companies that want to use eLearning courseware should take time before purchasing a subscription to think about what they need and how they’ll introduce new training tools. Furthermore, they must consider how they’ll ensure the program satisfies employees needs. Reduce training spending.

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.

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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.

How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps

Pinlearn

Do you have the skill to teach? This article will shed light on the various steps to starting an online school. No doubt, there’s a lot of information on the internet. Information, knowledge & wisdom will fade into oblivion if there aren’t any students hungry to learn. Fortunately, the world is blessed with several millions of students. In this article, I’ll explain how to start an online school in 6 easy steps. Start online campaigns.

Why HR Should Pay Attention to Employee Development Plans

Your Training Edge

Still, one of the most important things that employees care about is their development. For a lot of people, the difference between choosing a job or rejecting an offer is whether or not they will be able to grow their career and skills at that position.

4 Ways Your Business Will Benefit From Online Training Software

WalkMe Training Station

The ever-growing presence of online training has transformed education as we know it. Though a gradual transition to eLearning has been observed, that doesn’t mean to say conventional methods are obsolete. In fact the opposite is true, where the importance of traditional teaching is more important than ever. To consolidate what’s been learned in artificial contexts. It seems the better technology gets the greater the impact of online learning.

Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

With the increasing penetration of smart technologies, how do you make the transfer of knowledge seamless, smooth, and simple ? How to provide just-in-time learning modules customized to the needs of an organization? It’s about the belief in the power of conversation.

Engage in Learning Launches Learning Materials to Help Prevent Card Fraud

Engage in Learning – for Business Minds

Some £58bn was spent via credit and debit cards in the UK in April last year - some 6.8 per cent more than was spent in April 2016 - according to the UK’s Office for National Statistics. While this might appear to offer increasing opportunities for card fraud, these opportunities are being minimised by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) – and by related learning materials, such as those launched recently by Engage in Learning.

5 Examples On How To Convert Induction And Onboarding Program To Blended Or Fully Online Training

Adobe Captivate

Effective Induction and Onboarding are crucial for both, employees and the business. In this article, I highlight the challenges of ILT delivery and pick 5 examples that demonstrate the impact of blended/fully online Induction and Onboarding programs.

What to track?

Learning Rocks

Something that I often struggle with when I'm dealing with clients is "what is it you want to record about this learning event?" All these companies have spent large sums of money on their expensive LMSs and are spending not inconsiderable sums of money, usually with the company I work for, on creating "courses" of elearning for their staff. The emphasis is on what the training has said, not on what the learner will do.

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What to track?

Learning Rocks

Something that I often struggle with when I'm dealing with clients is "what is it you want to record about this learning event?" All these companies have spent large sums of money on their expensive LMSs and are spending not inconsiderable sums of money, usually with the company I work for, on creating "courses" of elearning for their staff. The emphasis is on what the training has said, not on what the learner will do.

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If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

It’s a story old as time… There is a need to roll out companywide sensitivity training, food safety training, or sexual harassment training, everyone must participate and it must stick. Being the good L&D person you are, you put together a training program.

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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What is eLearning?

LearnUpon

It’s likely that anyone who uses eLearning will tell you how impactful and convenient it is. In today’s “always-on” world, eLearning offers many benefits to both learners and organizations. But what is eLearning, exactly? What is eLearning? So, what is eLearning?

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.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

” Who knew that years later, this quote would become a battle cry for what I see happening in the LMS market? Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. 2) Learning Experience.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

” That’s a lot of moving pieces, but it’s also a fair indicator of today’s complex and fluid learning technology landscape. Recently a client asked which trends are gaining the most traction. First I sliced the list in half. REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW.

Podcast 13: High-Stakes Compliance Training Trends – With Bill Mastin of NetDimensions

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 13 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. Are technology vendors responding with better compliance training solutions?

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. While many larger companies have already transitioned into e-Learning and embrace it as a vital component of their overall training efforts, many mid-size and smaller companies have been waiting on the sidelines observing how the technology, methods, and costs evolve.

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!”.

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?

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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The Leader Effect

The Performance Improvement Blog

As leaders, we often don’t realize (or choose to ignore) the effect that we have on people in our organizations. I hear comments such as, “He meets with Sally’s department a lot but rarely comes and talks to us; Sally must have the inside track for promotion.”. “I