HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

I just attended an #ISPI session hosted by the Massachusetts ISPI chapter (@ MASS_ISPI ). The session was on HPT and Social Learning: Organizational Performance in the Cloud b y David Wilkins, VP of Product Marketing at Learn.com. The " Cluetrain " effect is here to stay.

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Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems.

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Bob Mosher Workshop on Informal Learning

Learning Visions

Hope to see you there! ** Mass ISPI Fall 2010 Workshop, O ctober 21 Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity? This workshop will address issues and methodologies surrounding understanding and effectively delivering informal learning, including e-communities (forums and synchronous environments) and electronic performance support systems (EPSS). Location: Westford Regency 219 Littleton Road Westford, MA 01886 For more information and to register , click: Mass ISPI.

Bob Mosher on Informal Learning and Performance Support

Learning Visions

with Bob Mosher of Learning Guide Solutions, presented by Massachusetts Chapter of ISPI and sponsored by Kineo. Training typically ends at the event – how does that help the learner when they get to the point of performance? 3 domains: formal, informal, performance support.

Should the Customer Always Be Right?

Innovative Learning Group

Possibly, hopefully, you read my previous blog post ( Learning and Performance: Get Angry, Make Changes ), and you’ve been waiting eagerly since last June for the promised follow-up. But first, let me ask: did your organization make any progress toward performance-first learning last year? Back to my follow-up post… I’ve believed for years in the power and effectiveness of performance support as a learning solution. For Love of Training Performance.


“Labels Do Matter” A brief look at IBSTPI Competencies for Instructional Designers

Coffee and Design

The professional organization, International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI) has developed a set of competencies which I hope could be used for this purpose. Advanced - Facilitate meetings effectively.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Webinar on Webinars!

Learning Visions

Join Kineos Mark Harrison for a free webinar on webinars: Building effective content for your online sessions. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. On Guerilla Design and Video Kineo Top Tips Mass Chapter ISPI November Meeting Instructional Design Questionnaire Interview with Brent Schlenker Kineo Webinar on Webinars! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind


This structure performs several key functions, including: Attaches emotions to memories. Performs spatial reasoning. In effect, these cabbies have created a special mind palace to navigate London. In effect, you’re building new memories before you’ve even started.

The Power of Play: How to Use Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

Join Sharon Boller , President of Bottom-Line Performance, for a webinar that shows you the “why” of games and gamification. Sharon Boller is the president of Bottom-Line Performance, Inc. Click here to register.

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ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

Analysis enables us to identify the cause of a performance gap and formulate a plan for addressing it. But as evidenced in many, many posts, articles, conversations, and presentations, we have to find some means to evaluate and effectively measure our programs. And it's interesting here locally that the March and April ISPI Atlanta and ASTD Atlanta chapter meetings both focus on learning measurement. And the May ISPI Atlanta topic is 'Predictive Evaluation.'


Develop Yourself in Addition to Training

Integrated Learnings

Area events by local chapters can have a similar effect. A few organizations I pay attention to include the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), and the eLearning Guild. --3-- A few relevant journals include Performance Improvement Journal , Journal of Workplace Learning , and Human Resource Development Quarterly. By Shelley A. Gable.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2019

Limestone Learning

April 7–9, 2019 CANelearn 2019 Digital Learning Symposium , Burnaby, British Columbia Fostering Inquiry: Personal Learning in Digital Environments April 11–15, 2019 ISPI 2019 Annual Conference , New Orleans, Louisiana The story of performance improvement—past… present… future.

5 Ways to Demonstrate Your E-Learning Success

Rapid eLearning

It’s one of the points we discussed in this post on why elearning is so effective. Is it about information or performance? Information courses are more like marketing programs that promote awareness with no immediate performance expectations.

Interfacing with Subject Matter Experts

ID Mentors

The effectiveness of Technology-Based Training is dependent on two roles- the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and the Instructional Designer. We felt that a structured approach towards interacting with the SME would ensure that the Instructional Designers do not forget to query the SME on issues, such as the typical tasks performed by the target learner. In addition, the SME would know what tasks are performed by a person in that role. Introduction.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2018

Limestone Learning

February 12 –14, 2018 Training Magazine’s 41st Annual 2018 Game Changer Conference & Expo , Atlanta, Georgia The official definition of “game changer” is an event, idea, or procedure that effects a significant shift in the current manner of doing or thinking about something.

Here Are the 3 Building Blocks for Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

But it doesn’t mean each type of interactivity is equally effective. The hover or rollover effect seems a bit slippery to me. But the novelty expires and interactive decision-making scenarios can be frustrating if not tied to real performance goals.

7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

related problem is the focus on the ‘event’ model, where learning is a massed event, which we know is one of the least effective mechanisms to lead to long-term retention. Another gap is a focus on the course, without taking a step back and analyzing whether the performance gap is caused by attitude, motivation or other issues besides skills and knowledge. However, the core one is the ability to learn effectively and efficiently.

These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

At that point he could have determined the most effective solution for meeting his goals. Many times there are issues like performance support, management styles, personal motivation, or available resources. The Performance Consultant’s Fieldbook. Performance Consulting.

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3 Reasons Why Linear E-Learning May Be the Best Solution

Rapid eLearning

That’s something that elearning can’t always do effectively. And it’s quite effective in sharing information. Sure you can sit on a soapbox and lament the decline of effective learning because of this.

Lean ISD, Social Learning, VAK, Joe Harless Video, & Google

Big Dog, Little Dog

It is also not uncommon to hear of comments that the learning course has not brought about the desired results to solve performance issues or to improve performance levels. The Wizard of Newnan - Brother Joe Harless on Video from 1993 - Guy Wallace in The Pursuing Performance Blog.


Here’s Why Slide Count is Irrelevant to Your E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

Previous post: Ignore This Post If You Don’t Care About Effective Learning. The goal is to share information that is of interest or use to the learner, but not necessarily tied to performance goals. The focus is not on performance.

9 Ways to Encourage the Adult E-Learners

Rapid eLearning

With good planning, it’s a welcome intrusion because we can compress time and create cost-effective and repeatable learning events. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. Recently I spent the day at the beach watching people learning to surf.

10 Tips to Help You Get Started

Rapid eLearning

You’ll have more success if you focus attention on performance support prior to and after the course is completed. Ignore This Post If You Don’t Care About Effective Learning. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Oh, and as I mentioned in a recent entry on my blog, Dont Make Me Think by Steve Krug is useful on the usability stakes - perhaps more so when you step from courseware and in to the wider field of elearning/performance support. We have a lending library with most of these books at MASS ISPI.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/16/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Stop Wasting Money on Training - ISPI. Organizations waste enormous sums of money on training when it's not appropriate, sufficient, or effective. Use it, instead, to make a difference in worthwhile learning and valued performance. Information Overload: Blogs As Content Navigators, Information Filters, Trusted Niche Guides - Robin Good. In the book by P. Evans and T.S.

Curate versus Create: Making Sense of Off The Shelf


For example, many performance needs can be met in other ways. This is particularly true if you’ve developed an effective social network, where your people can learn from each other as well as from resources internal and external. The initiative is totally free, and backed by the relevant societies (not least ATD, ISPI, Training Industry, and the eLearning Guild). There’s a role for eLearning courses.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-8, 2012 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , 3 rd , organized by the Centre for Teaching and Learning and the IT-Academic Core Processes and Systems, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. Clayton R.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. Top five tips for creating effective interactions - Spicy Learning , June 14, 2010 Interactions pose a dilemma to all instructional designers. ISPI) would miss the same things it misses.

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