5 Big Ideas for Learning Professionals in 2017

eLearning Alchemy

Great examples from School in the Cloud and One Laptop Per Child show that self-organized learning can be highly-effective. If you’re not sure where to start, get on LinkedIn, find an industry group like ATD , IPL , or eLearning Guild and ask. Length : 1301 words. Reading Time : ~6.5

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Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

When you really want to understand the impact of social media on education, you need to consider both positive and adverse effects. To understand the effects of social networking on students, you also need to consider the long-term effects of social media exposure.

Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

In this post, I’ll share the tactics I use to come up with great YouTube video ideas for my audience. Whatever the purpose of your video, your number one priority must be to find YouTube video ideas that are relevant to your audience. Where to look to find YouTube video ideas.

The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

This week, we will show you how to pull off the Green Screen Effect. You may have heard of these terms before and they all refer to the same idea. Lighting is the most important aspect of pulling off the green screen effect.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

At LinkedIn, for example, the L&D team gathered success stories from across the. LinkedIn Learning (2017), ‘How to Overcome Top Challenges to Advance your Learning Culture’ 3 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

Effective Performance Management Systems

Gameffective

Effective performance management. This process isn’t effective; annual goals become stale quickly, and retroactive reviews leaves little room for employees to course-correct. 5 Keys to Effective Performance Management. . This is why many leading companies, including Google, LinkedIn, Intel and others, have transformed their goal-setting by successfully adopting the OKR (Objectives and Key Results) technique.

A Simple Idea to Make Your Hierarchical Organization Work Much Better

Learnloft

While the approaches are vastly different before your organization makes a massive shift, there is something that could make your hierarchical organization work better and more effectively. About the Author John Eades is one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace.

Pressure, Linkedin, Communities, Twitter, & Impromptu Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

But if you focus on a single word or idea that sums up your entire presentation ("smooth" or "forceful," for instance), you will be best equipped to prevent your brain from getting in its own way. LinkedIn traffic grows - cnet. How to Avoid Choking under Pressure - Scientific American.

Reach more learners – 6 ideas for marketing your training

Sponge UK

We’re going to offer some general tips on creating an effective campaign and finish by giving you an Elearning Communications Plan Template so you can develop your own plan. What should you do when employees want to develop their skills but they can’t find the training they need?

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Effective Training Visuals—Reduce Realism

OpenSesame

This is the third in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. The silhouetted human figure, gears, and mangled arm convey this hazard effectively.

The complete guide to effective customer service training

TalentLMS

Without resilience, the job can be hard on their morale and motivation, which could have negative effects on their performance. This means that training for employees to deliver effective customer service leads to more customers, who make more purchases. Using a CRM system effectively.

Effective Training Visuals—Clarify Complexity

OpenSesame

Here’s the fifth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. We didn’t invent these ideas. Coherent means it should make sense—providing both the cause and effect, for example.

Integrating Meditative Tools Into E-Learning Apps

Adobe Captivate

There are already many applications like Skill Pill, Moodle Mobile, LinkedIn Learning, etc., The novel idea is to include the treasure of meditative techniques into these applications. Image Source.

Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete

OpenSesame

We’re back with the fourth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. This time, we’ll focus on ways to make abstract ideas and concepts more concrete.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

Working out loud ranges from specific, objective-driven collaboration (as in the case within project teams) to just sharing of thoughts and ideas with the wider social networks. Small working out loud circles can use Twitter effectively through facilitated tweet chats as well.

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Gamification of the LMS – A Step Towards Evolution of the Modern LMS

G-Cube

For this, we can use the two strongest components that help gaming to deliver effective learning – healthy competition between peers and a sense of achievement. In this scenario, a redemption system of collectible points can be highly effective.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Within that group, more than one-third either do not have a LinkedIn profile, or have fewer than 100 connections.

Learning at Large Ep6: Measuring the effectiveness of human-centred learning

Elucidat

Nick has just published a new book called How People Learn , which unpicks established theories of learning to propose a more effective way of managing performance improvements. Nick: [ 20:31 ] Most of my stuff, my thinking, people can find for free on LinkedIn.

Add Value to a Course with a Certificate

learnWorlds

In this instance, you can charge courses you have already created higher and also market your course more effectively. Generally, it’s a good idea to reach out to professional awarding-bodies to make sure that you provide a high-quality training service.

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Health, Safety, Environment (HSE), Sustainability and e-Learning

G-Cube

What’s common across HSE and Sustainability is a need for strong awareness program around these initiatives, and e-learning is an excellent medium to effectively and interactively share information with the target audience.

Effective Training Visuals—Add a Spark of Interest

OpenSesame

Here’s the sixth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. You can keep up with Jeff at the Convergence Training blog or on LinkedIn , Google+, Twitter , and Facebook.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

A twitter follower stated a good point though, saying that there is a disarray in e-learning and for the most part, I think he is right. ” – Craig Weiss in his LinkedIn post here. “ MOOCs would evolve into one of the most effective delivery models for education.

3 resolutions for more effective elearning in 2018

Elucidat

Here are three achievable resolutions you can make to keep up with new trends and create more effective learning this year. Here are three resolutions we’ll be sticking to this year, in order to create more effective elearning.

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

Organizations globally, irrespective of size, are concentrating on how to connect intellectual (knowledge), working (money), and human (talent) capital effectively so that efficiency drives growth and brings in economic gains to the stakeholders.

What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn’s “2018 Workplace Learning Report” suggests that more than 58 percent of employees prefer to learn at their own pace, which increases the need for more digital learning solutions than ever before.

Content Marketing Basics Going Into 2019

KnowledgeCity

Before you can use content marketing as an effective tool to drive profits, first you must develop a content marketing strategy. Find ways to bring your products or services to your target audience in new and innovative ways using a different style and fresh ideas.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Twitter is where these extraordinary few reside, so leverage the few to learn and to exchange ideas and information.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

These people hold the secret to effective networking – it’s not all about you ; it’s about all of you.

5 great speakers from the AITD conference - a summary of ideas

Sticky Learning

Now I won't give a run down on every session I attended but instead will walk you through my 5 favourite keynotes/workshops and give you an overview of my impressions and the key lessons/ideas I walked away with. Live Idea Generation with Amantha Imber. .

The Power of Learning-Focused Leadership

CLO Magazine

The relationship between learning and leading is not a new idea. The average shelf-life of a skill has shrunk to five years, according to LinkedIn Learning’s “2017 Workplace Learning Report.” Like any effective approach to leadership, leaders must be authentic.

Gamification must be specifically targeted to be effective

Aptara

Gamification must be specifically targeted to be effective. Gamification is coming to the workplace in a big way, but if it isn't used properly it won't have the beneficial effect companies are looking for. The best example of completion gamification is the LinkedIn interface.

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

From a recent article at Knowledge@Wharton called Technology and Teaching: Flipping the Model : Khan stumbled upon the idea for his free web-based academy while trying to teach math to cousins in New Orleans.

Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital

KnowledgeCity

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. The group chat makes it easy for remote teams to get together and hash out ideas, as well as get to know each other and build trust. Communication has changed a lot over the last few of decades. Or, the last few years, even.

Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

Before you just place any old photo into an online course or informational web site, it’s a good idea to think about whether a realistic graphic is required. And if so, how much realism will be most effective? Share this on Linkedin.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

This same effect is seen in ant colonies and bee hives, as noted in another fascinating article I found in a post by Gisela Jonsson, titled “ Ants are stupid, ant colonies are smart.”

Training Mojo: How to Align Training Metrics with Company Metrics

Your Training Edge

Third, it’s a great idea to get senior management’s buy-in. In many organizations, you can start an effective dialogue by informing senior management that you’d like to align your metrics with theirs. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. Summary: Training metrics are vital to your department’s operations, but if they aren’t aligned with the company, you’re creating confusion and an inability to measure.

If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

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