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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. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

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. What are the new skills required for designing informal and social learning interventions for today’s workplaces?

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How Effective are Your Training Dollars?

CLO Magazine

How learning leaders approach implementation, measurement and communication will determine success or failure. Organizations invest millions of dollars each year in learning initiatives, but few actually calculate the return on investment or effectiveness of their investments. The learning initiative may be related to implementation of new technology or have a business application. Then, it is all about how effectively the team works together to solve problems.

5 Impactful L&D Trends to Watch in 2019

Unboxed

As 2018 draws to a close, many L&D leaders are beginning to explore the top learning and development trends of 2019. Learning and development is transforming at a quicker clip in recent years as a crop of new technologies like virtual and augmented reality, automation, and artificial intelligence disrupt our expectations for engaging, action-oriented learning. Trend #1: Making Learning More Accessible. Micro-learning and accessible learning go hand in hand.

Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 24 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. EPISODE 24 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Have you given up on finding a formula for adult learning success? For years, learning strategists and software innovators have been chasing this holy grail. You won’t get meaningful, lasting skills improvement or effective business results.

How the Workforce Learns in 2019: User-Generated Content

Degreed

According to a soon-to-be-released survey of nearly 800 workers, managers, and leaders we’ve just done with Harvard Business Publishing (stay tuned…), people give their employers’ learning and development opportunities an overall Net Promoter Score of -25. So we’re here to fill in the gaps by honing in on the data and insights that impact how people — and companies — learn, so you can make smarter decisions in your most valuable assets: your people’s skills.

How the Workforce Learns: User-Generated Content

Degreed

According to a soon-to-be-released survey of nearly 800 workers, managers, and leaders we’ve just done with Harvard Business Publishing (stay tuned…), people give their employers’ learning and development opportunities an overall Net Promoter Score of -25. So we’re here to fill in the gaps by honing in on the data and insights that impact how people — and companies — learn, so you can make smarter investments in your most valuable assets: your people’s skills.

How the Mobile Became the L&D Head’s BFF

Enyota Learning

Gartner predicted that by 2020 more than 45% of businesses will have a BYOD policy in place and with mobile devices already surpassing desktop unit sales figures, it is hardly a surprise that corporate L&D teams have jumped on the mobile bandwagon as well. Mobile learning or mLearning seeks to address the new age challenges of a global, technologically savvy and mobile dependent workforce. mLearning may well be the future of corporate learning. On-Demand Learning.

Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

Will we indeed have 50% less business process workers and 500% more digital business jobs by 2018 as Gartner (2015) predicts ? Employees need to get the necessary digital skills to survive and to remain effective. The digital business will entail a new role for L&D that starts with redefining digital learning strategy, which incorporates leadership, learners, learning offer & technology – and a re-engineered L&D operation with a digital mindset and -skills.

7 Compelling Reasons Your Sales Force Needs Mobile Learning

CommLab India

Mobile learning is an exact fit for such situations. It offers learning on-the-go. This has an impact on both the place and time of learning. Mobile learning empowers learning outside classrooms – anytime, anywhere, on any device. Here we present seven major reasons to adopt mobile learning to address the changing training requirements of your sales force. M-learning provides 24×7 access to training materials. Gartner Inc.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology. General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning). 7 Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning. 5 Mobile Learning Implementation Tips. How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning.

Informal Learning For Startups: Preparing For Internal Social Collaboration

QuoDeck

Classroom teaching has been debunked for newer forms of learning and engagement across organizations. Interestingly, startups seem to be the ones driving companies towards such learning. The Use Of Informal Learning For Startups. Working in any organization involves learning, and at different levels. The most common approach is a presentation and exemplifying, followed by learning and then repetition. 3 Steps To Develop An Informal Learning Strategy.

VILT Software: A Perfect Match for Today’s Instructors

ReadyTech

For training organizations, using VILT software is a cost-effective way to train students. Studies have found that roughly half of associations that use technology for learning purposes have been able to increase their revenue from educational offerings. For these organizations, a strong corporate learning strategy also creates a significant competitive advantage. In fact, according to Gartner , 20.4

Gamification in ACTION

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ By no means are the concepts of game and gamification universally accepted as valid learning strategies, so we have some work to do in terms of educating more learning and development professionals of the value of these tools.”- The above quote is from Karl Kapp’s interview with Learnnovators that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. What are some areas, other than learning, where gamification is practiced? Surveys.

Enterprise Learning and Technology

Impelsys

As the industries are moving fast into the knowledge focused age there’s a need of an overhaul of training and learning strategy at organizational level, a need to look beyond onboarding and initial training and bring in place a provision for continuous retraining and upskilling, whenever and wherever they are required. Secondly, learning becomes personal and collaborative at the same time. The post Enterprise Learning and Technology appeared first on.

GAMIFICATION IN ACTION

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ By no means are the concepts of game and gamification universally accepted as valid learning strategies, so we have some work to do in terms of educating more learning and development professionals of the value of these tools.”- Karl Kapp The above quote is from Karl Kapp’s interview with Learnnovators that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. What are some areas, other than learning, where gamification is practiced?

Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

Friday, December 1, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: Management & Learning Will Change Forever (And You Need to Know How and Why) (Free for ATD members) The industrial revolution and the labour-intensive economy it spawned have been replaced by a mind-intensive knowledge economy that’s driven by technology, automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and globalization. Why supporting continuous learning, open communication, and “anytime, anywhere” collaboration is critical.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. Gamification in its true application can be a viable and effective solution to these two inevitable problems. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The same goes for game mechanics in learning.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. Gamification in its true application can be a viable and effective solution to these two inevitable problems. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The same goes for game mechanics in learning.

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.