Community of Practice and the TorranceLearning Download

The Performance Improvement Blog

This is a term coined by Etienne Wenger to describe “…groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.” TorranceLearning has created a kind of community of practice that they call the Torrance Download.

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

Unless these complications are recognized and addressed, those gaps can create a communications stumbling block that impedes a company’s or an organization’s long-term success.

Understanding Your Member Mix: Bridging the Gender Gap

Abila

Throughout the findings we collected in the 2018 Member Education and Career Development Report , there were several data points that highlighted a gender gap among members. Let’s bridge the gap. Develop a mentor program.

Closing the Leadership Gap in Your Organization

HT2 Labs

The need for effective leadership is obvious, yet it seems training and development programs focused on cultivating new generations of leaders are not typically allocated sufficient investment. This is also begs the question: when the time comes for mid-management level employees to step up, are traditional onboarding programs enough to thoroughly integrate a new leader? The Leadership Gap. Bridging the Gap.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

change and innovation, executives see huge gaps. programs as “somewhat effective” or better. So how can we do better? Development experts know, however, that. just on learning but on learning and doing. advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 2 – Know Your Audience

TechSmith Camtasia

Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. If you’ve already caught up with last week’s post , you should be able to get to the root of your training request, and identify a gap that your training program will fill. You’ll never know for sure until you ask!

How to Build and Execute an Effective Coaching Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Adding coaching into your current training and development program can have many benefits. How to build an effective coaching program. Let’s dive into why coaching is such a powerful accompaniment to training and how to build and execute an effective coaching program.

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. If the target market for your educational programs is on the wrong side of this gap, you need to know and you need a plan for bridging the gap. Who’s participated in F2F programs but not in online programs? Using an LMS to Bridge the Digital Readiness Gap.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 1 – Defining Your Problem

TechSmith Camtasia

Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. How do we deliver the training? In this example, we have no goal or reason to create a training program for colleagues in customer service… Yet. Understand the Gap Between a Person and Their Success.

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

change and innovation, executives see huge gaps. programs as “somewhat effective” or better. So how can we do better? Development experts know, however, that. just on learning but on learning and doing. advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

Download the full paper here. The former has to do with the tools, mindset, and organizational structure that will drive the business agenda forward, while the latter has to do with the reskilling that each individual will need to use these tools and thrive in the new organizational context.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 3 – Define Your Goals

TechSmith Camtasia

Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. Once you have identified your problem, determined why it’s a problem, and gained an understanding of your audience’s needs, you’ll be ready to turn these insights into goals to help you close the knowledge gap and solve this problem.

How to do customer service training

Ed App

Knowing how to do customer service training is an important thing for any organization wishing to attract new customers and retain their old ones. Below are ways on how you can conduct an effective customer care training program. What do you wish your customer support team to learn? Begin by listing everything your team should know. Structure the training program in a manner that it covers what you deem important for that session/period.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 4 – Create Engaging Content

TechSmith Camtasia

Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. Closing the Gap. When creating content for our trainees, we need to determine the best way to close the gap keeping our colleagues from success. But what we can do is offer you a few ideas to get you started.

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4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. struggle to do this well for is front-line. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap).

What You Need to Know About Delivering SCORM on Mobile

CommLab India

A common question I see doing the rounds is whether the reporting is affected when SCORM courses are viewed on a mobile device. This means that you must ensure that mobile learning is an important part of your training program.

Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Rapid eLearning

However, I do appreciate what it takes to get a degree in instructional design and know that what’s learned is valuable and can only enhance a person’s base of knowledge. Because of this, I usually tell people “No, they don’t,” and “Yes, they do.”. Do new things.

Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training

Mindflash

Over the next hour we chatted about her small retail business and about her need to migrate an existing manager-led training program to online training as a way to lower employee on-boarding costs and increase efficiency. Recognize what training CAN’T do. Where do you start?

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 5 – Evaluation and Feedback

TechSmith Camtasia

Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. You’ve defined your problem and your goals, gotten to know your audiences, and created a stellar training plan to fill in the gaps. There’s still one (very important) thing you need to do: gather feedback!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Brent Schlenker

Learning Visions

First, I sat in on a Brent webinar: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! You can listen to clips from our conversation or download the entire thing over at the Kineo website (we waxed eLearning for over 30 minutes!).

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? Imagine going through a lengthy needs assessment, only to find out at the very end that an LMS is not what you need and that there are low cost alternatives that will do the job for you. Downloadable documents.

What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

WBT Systems

After you and your colleagues put so much effort into it, how do you explain to your boss and committee chair why your online course failed? The first thing to do is to realize that, as cliché as it sounds, failure is a learning opportunity. Are they in the position to know what the market needs? But do people know they need these skills? Is there a gap between what skills employers need and what people think they need ? What web pages do they visit?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: As many people know, I live on a farm, so conservation and natural resources are a big part of my life. But I didn’t know about land trusts until I met you four years ago, Mary. How do you do that? What other types of interests do you serve?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner

Learning Visions

I love schmoozing and getting to know people, so this is a perfect way for me to spend my work day. I hear about people’s postings on their blog, but to tell you the truth I’m so busy that I don’t have time to do that. If I have time to do that I’d rather be working in my yard. She doesnt know what SecondLife is. Most of the time I do it online. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

How to Design Learner-centric Learning Objectives?

CommLab India

How do we ensure training programs address the performance gaps of learners? How do we ensure learners are informed of what the training has in store for them and their expected performance after the training? Intrigued to know how you can set such learning objectives?

How to Build Compliance Training in 5 Easy Steps

eLearningArt

But … How do you create compliance training anyway? So, you’ve just heard those magic words from someone with enough power and clout to make it happen: “We need a training program for [ insert compliance topic ]!”. The compliance program becomes big, bigger, and too big.

The ICE Cube Engagement Induction Framework (Part II)

QuoDeck

This is the second and last post of the series – Planning the perfect induction program for your company. I know I am posting this after a long gap. You don’t have to do this alone. How do you wish to communicate these? What resources do you need?

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Will a Chatbot Be Your Next Learning Coach? – How AI can support talent development in your organization

Learningtogo

A recent survey of Millennials revealed that 40% of them interact with a chatbot , a program that simulates a human conversation, on a daily basis while another survey indicates that many people prefer to use chatbots over humans for certain types of customer support transactions.

Will You Be Ready for Employee Training in the Next Century?

Pract.us

But people have been predicting the rise of the homicidal robot for decades, and I think in the next century, we’ll continue to see machines do terrific work but humans will be needed to create, improve, support, and manage them. Learning programs will focus on experience and judgement.

Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs

LifterLMS

As course creators, we tend to think of students as one body of users going through your course material, but individual students do interact with your content in different ways. We started working together doing some course development about 18 years ago, and did that for a little while.

Effective Learning Measurement: What’s Holding You Back?

Leo Learning

We know that many L&D teams (and their bosses) are keen to accelerate learning measurement efforts to measure business impact and deliver data-driven learning. Truly effective learning measurement is about what you do once you have the data and insights at your fingertips.

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4 examples of using xAPI for more effective learning

Elucidat

xAPI has been revolutionizing the impact of learning programs by offering a far more nuanced picture of how people engage with blended learning experiences. Maryland region, put a blended learning program together to help reduce their resuscitation team’s response times.

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Online Training: 8 Tips To Create A Successful Business Case

TalentLMS

You know that online training is the best bet for your company. They’re the gaps that your current training strategy overlooks and your new LMS can help you fill. To see what’s lacking from your on-site training program run a training needs analysis.