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Applying Expertise

Clark Quinn

I’m trying to get my mind around how the information we’re finding out about expertise matches to the types of problems people face. If you look across the literature on expertise, and the recent writing on how our brains work (c.f. Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow ), you see an emerging picture of expertise. When you look at the Cynefin model, which characterizes the types of problems we face, we see what types of expertise are helpful.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Call me old fashioned, but I do still see the value in a thoughtfully constructed book curated by a trusted source and filled with vetted content from a wide variety of industry experts. The second edition ASTD Handbook is filled with great insights from industry experts.

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Interview with an Expert Series: Tracy King

Blue Sky eLearn

Fresh out of graduate school, she realized she was a subject expert but had a lot to learn about learning. An effective user experience is effortless – the navigation doesn’t get in the way of the learning. Relying on subject experts to design their eLearning courses without the support of an instructional design partner. These formats are pushing beyond knowledged based checkpoints to meaningful formative assessment and skill development.

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Sharing your knowledge: What’s in it for you?

Challenge to Learn

You are an expert, so why should you share your knowledge with your co-workers or with the rest of the world. It works for me; I’m working in the field of e-Learning for 20 years now, and I’m writing this blog (and sharing my knowledge) since 2010.

Expert Advice

CLO Magazine

When US LBM, a collection of building material distributors across North America, took shape in 2009, organizational leaders knew they wanted to create a culture where success was driven by the knowledge, effort and passion of their colleagues.

Putting Members’ Needs First: Working with Subject Matter Experts

Association eLearning

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) may be from Mars, and Instructional Designers may be from Venus … but at the end of the day, your members are the actual center of the universe! I’m talking about the very frightening concept of each party accepting that both are experts in their own right.

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How To Convince Your Subject Matter Expert That Less Is More

Dashe & Thomson

Working with subject matter experts is not a straight-forward, one-size-fits-all affair. But, before you can work with a SME effectively, you must identify what type of SME they are. The “Include-It-All” SME is a true expert in their chosen field. Subject Matter Experts

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A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

Yet, evidence suggests that teams containing or connected to experts always outperform even the best and brightest of individual experts, particularly when enabled with software or technology. Focus on building dynamic team effectiveness versus building individual knowledge and skills.

Some Differences Between Experts and Novices

Kapp Notes

As learning professionals, it is important that we understand that novice learners and expert learners demand/require and need a different approach to instruction. You cannot develop learning events for novices using the same instructional strategies as you do for someone who has a high level of knowledge in a content area. For experts, the knowledge structure represents phenomena in the domain in relation to higher-order principles.

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Subject Matter Experts in L&D: Who they are and why you need them

eFront

It stands for Subject Matter Expert. And what exactly is a subject matter expert? What is a Subject Matter Expert? But they only knew what to write because they had the help of an expert in cooking, most likely a chef. And what does a subject matter expert do ?

Figure it out

E-Learning Provocateur

In the knowledge economy we can never know everything. As a knowledge worker, you never clock off. To this the client will say “We pay you because you’re the expert.” ” And to a certain extent I agree, but I also appreciate the expert must adapt his or her expertise to the context of the client’s environment. And so this leads me to propose an alternative construct for knowledge workers: figure it out.

Want To Share Your Expertise? You’re Cursed. Here’s How To Fix It.

OpenSesame

You are an expert. Because you know more about your topic than others do, and you want to share your knowledge with them. But have you ever stopped to think about how your expertise could be making it harder for you to create effective online courses?

Retiring Workforce? Use Your LMS To Capture Their Knowledge

Upside Learning

How to capture the knowledge that resides in the heads of the ageing workforce, which is on the verge of retiring? I believe an LMS could be a good place for sharing and capturing tacit knowledge. Learning Management Knowledge Capture LMS Retiring Workforce

Getting the SME to Share Expertise for eLearning: Understanding “Type”

Web Courseworks

" My blog post on handling subject matter experts back in January also seemed to stimulate discussion. dissertation proposal on contributing factors to expertise-sharing between the SME and the design team. The development team member bonding with the SME starts with a better understanding of the types of expertise. In the book Expertise in Context , edited by Paul J. Labeled an Expert: an expert by virtue of being labeled as such.

Freedom to Learn and Pursue One's Expertise

Vignettes Learning

We call it Path to Expertise or Path2X. Yet, the breadth and depth of knowledge required by learners surpass our present capabilities to provide this to our members. 3) Ripple Effects of Insights Encourage real-time insights noting, sharing and tracking.

The role technology plays in the knowledge creation process

Docebo

The following is part two of an excerpt from a knowledge brief by Aberdeen Group : the brief discusses the role that technology plays in the knowledge creation process and the ways in which Learning 3.0 The creation of new knowledge always begins with the individual.

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8 Ways You Can Develop And Prosper In Your Chosen Profession

Your Training Edge

This is significant because you will notice that often some of the best opportunities come from effective networking. Get in touch with an expert who is in the position that you see yourself in the future. Gain expertise in an area that’s valuable for your organization.

Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs

Your Training Edge

Every employee has weaknesses, but corporate learning and development programs and activities give the similar knowledge and skills. Corporate learning and development ensures the consistency of employees that they have a enough experience and background knowledge.

15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses

CommLab India

In this post, there are 15 tips from industry experts that will help designers create better engaging and effective result oriented e-courses. Tip 1: Consider the learners’ knowledge level. This way, learners will gain confidence about the knowledge and become ready to apply it.

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Tips For Effective Webinar Creation and Delivery

G-Cube

Ways to master webinar delivery for effective knowledge sharing as well as content marketing. Here are some tips for effective webinar planning and delivery: • Whys and Wherefores: The first step to success is effective planning – and this is true when creating webinars as well.

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

A consistent observation I’ve made is that the majority of learning deployed to organizations is purely knowledge-based. In fact, many L&D professionals I’ve worked with report that 70% to 85% of the learning they provide their organizations is designed to only build knowledge.

Why You Need a True Knowledge Sharing Culture (And What it Takes to Establish One)

Docebo

Technology can be one of your greatest assets in nurturing a knowledge sharing culture. The concept might seem simple enough, but there’s much more to establishing a knowledge sharing culture than meet the eye. Only 20% believed knowledge sharing was either effective or very effective.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Promotion of knowledge sharing – Last but certainly not least, the promotion of knowledge sharing is a vital component to good company culture. Knowledge sharing happens when information is voluntarily passed from one person to another, whether it is done so formally or informally.

Employee Management Skills Every Leader Should Know

Your Training Edge

The most effective managers have an eager eye for areas that can be enhanced and understand how to come close to these problems diplomatically, so employees feel the need to make efficient modifications, as opposed to dissuaded by their imperfections. Expertise.

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Six Ways to Turn Subject Matter Experts into Leaders

CLO Magazine

Yet he was very effective as a technologist — with strong emotional intelligence — leading the product organization and essentially creating the firm’s blue-ocean software. Being a great subject matter expert doesn’t automatically translate into being a great leader. By Deb Hordon.

Human Connection, Not Technology, Most Important in Knowledge Transfer

CLO Magazine

Retirement is just around the corner for many in this cohort, meaning a whole lot of knowledge is about to walk out the door. Experience-based means that a lot of the knowledge that you need to keep your company successful exists in the heads of your key employees, your talent.”.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Promotion of knowledge sharing – Last but certainly not least, the promotion of knowledge sharing is a vital component to good company culture. Knowledge sharing happens when information is voluntarily passed from one person to another, whether it is done so formally or informally.

Working with your Subject Matter Expert

TechSmith Camtasia

When it comes to developing great curriculum for the humans in your organization, finding the right subject matter expert (SME) can mean the difference between elegant content simplicity or complexity in motion. We can all accept that design simplicity is critical to the exchange of knowledge.

Working with your Subject Matter Expert

TechSmith Camtasia

When it comes to developing great curriculum for the humans in your organization, finding the right subject matter expert (SME) can mean the difference between elegant content simplicity or complexity in motion. We can all accept that design simplicity is critical to the exchange of knowledge.

Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn

LifterLMS

Helping consultants, experts, and coaches smash through personal and professional plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. This idea is naturally counterintuitive to people who sell their knowledge and creativity.

Internal expertise – Finding, sharing and growing – The very interesting webinar.

Learning Cafe

“Basis of credibility of a person who is perceived to be knowledgeable in an area or topic due to his or her study, training, or experience in the subject matter.” The need to capturing and disseminate expertise is becoming more acute. We had a very knowledgeable expert panel who shared their insights during the webinar. The panel comprised of: Peter Davis – Senior Manager Knowledge Management at Westpac.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. In this article we’ll show you what organisations stand to lose by allowing experts to hoard knowledge and just how badly things can go wrong when this aspect is ignored.

An Interview With An Expert: Our Chat With Brian Westfall

eFront

But it’s not often we hear those thoughts validated from a third-party source with particular expertise. We give the option to purchase training by one of our experts , if this is required, as well as having an extensive database of articles to refer to.

Over-teaching experts and under-teaching novices

Clive on Learning

The most common manifestation of this, in my experience, is to provide the same solution for those with a great deal of prior knowledge as for those who are relative beginners. The outcome of this is typically that we over-teach the experts and under-teach the novices. We may be an expert in molecular biology, photography, accounting, office politics, bringing up children or the tactics of football. No two learners are the same.

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Make 2017 the Year of Training Effectiveness

Litmos

And if you’ve always been a classroom trainer, you might want to look into how digital media can make your efforts more effective in the classroom. Subjects matter experts in all topic areas have discovered the value of sharing their knowledge via training courses.