Key Takeaways from the LinkedIn 2019 Workplace Learning Report

Origin Learning

The third annual Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn is here. Key findings from the Workplace Learning Report from the LinkedIn report are listed below: Spending on L&D is increasing, and budgets are growing for employee development.

Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

So, you’ve decided to embrace online learning at your association. Have you anticipated the risk in online learning? Not being prepared for the amount of work that goes into creating a successful online learning initiative could kill the program before it even starts.

Frustratingly Effective Learning

Association eLearning

The learners demonstrated the skills they were supposed to be learning and came up with a range of creative solutions to the assignment. And it got bad reviews because it was “too hard,” even though their performance proved that they’d met the objectives and could apply what they’d learned.

Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth

Association eLearning

Not many people enjoy reading data, but if you think about how it can affect your association’s online learning for the better, you might relish it. With the growth of technology, many online learning platforms are now able to analyze big data. Share this on LinkedIn.

Implement An Online Learning Content Strategy

eLearning 24-7

We place content onto our learning systems. . We assume that following a learner-centric model, heavily seen in any learning engagement platform, that this will work miracles, and thus increase someone’s knowledge – because hey, it is content they are interested in. On any learning system, you can or should be constantly assessing the effectiveness of the content, what folks are looking at, how long they are doing it and how often – in other words measuring it.

Getting the Board behind Online Learning Part 2

Association eLearning

In a previous blog post I shared my tips for making an initial pitch for online learning to your association’s board of directors. Are you ready to move on to the “exploration phase” of your quest to implement online learning at your association? Share this on LinkedIn.

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Online learning community: Fostering better learning outcomes through camaraderie

eFront

Building online learning communities is one way for corporate trainers and HR managers to motivate learners to accomplish much more than what traditional learning environments can achieve. What Are Online Learning Communities? 3) Learning transcends learning hours.

10 tips for improving retention with online learning

Growth Engineering

If you’re a learning manager responsible for delivering training to hundreds of employees, you’ll have a pretty keen idea of the importance of knowledge retention. Well, pretend you’re not a learning manager for a minute, and let’s take a look at the issue through a learner’s eyes.

How Does Online LMS Systems Help to Boost Learner Engagement?

G-Cube

Adopting Blended, Gamification, and Social Learning for an Engaging Experience. Today, most of the L&D teams consider deploying an online learning management system to drive workplace performance. These features include: Blended learning. Social learning.

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How Tech is Helping L&D Create More Time for Learning

CLO Magazine

The imperative for a more continuous approach to learning is growing. More than half of all working adults now acknowledge the necessity of learning throughout their lives and careers. Millennials, likewise, cite learning and development as the most popular workplace benefit.

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Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

In this post, we will discuss the importance of interface design – what the learning experience will “look and feel” like. It’s vital to understand your audience when crafting learning objectives, too. An interface designed for middle school kids to learn about life skills.

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. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ How can L&D support social learning?

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. The former leads to focused learning and the latter leads to serendipitous discoveries.

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

Learnnovators

INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation. Understandably, it has a natural impact on corporate e-learning as well. Looking back, we find that we have been consciously striving to practice learning innovation.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. LinkedIn has tied up with Coursera to facilitate direct publication of these certificates to one’s profile.

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6 “Non-Obvious” Online Learning Trends for 2018

WBT Systems

We’re bringing six of them to your attention because we think they’re also non-obvious online learning trends for 2018. 1: Light-Speed Learning. Bhargava predicts: “The road to mastery on any topic gets faster through the help of bite-sized learning modules that make education more time efficient, engaging, useful and fun.”. The standard mode of learning is accelerating because the longing for lifelong learning is colliding with the desire for instant gratification.

The State of Video in Education 2017

LearnDash

Video is one of the most popular methods used in online education. One thing is for sure: video isn’t going anywhere when it comes to online education. It should come as no surprise that the second most popular use of video is for remote teaching and learning.

Learning Myths: Debunked

Association eLearning

Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. Daniel Willingham Learning Styles FAQ. Share this on LinkedIn.

Web 2.0, Models, ISD, Trends, Hiring, LinkedIn, & Media

Big Dog, Little Dog

Learning - eLearning Technology. Software is being used to allow JetBlue faculty to share around broader topics that just improvements in learning & development such as sharing photos from family vacations, weddings and birthdays. Online Learning Opportunities. Web 2.0

Beyond the Hype – 5 Practical Applications of xAPI for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Beyond the Hype – 5 Practical Applications of xAPI for Online Learning. In today’s blog, we want to take the mystery out of xAPI and show you some of the benefits xAPI can bring to your online learning solution. In 2017, Linkedin and Lynda.com created a study of the challenges the eLearning industry is currently facing. So how do you make sure you have all the right resources in place to provide cost-effective, successful AND measurable training?

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Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry. Yet, how much more could I have learned if I didn’t have to drive across town to take the course?

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). If you sign up for an in-person workshop but need to watch an online video that explains the basics before you attend, that’s an example of blended learning. Share this on LinkedIn.

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

Why are games so popular, and how can we leverage gamification for association learning? Like any effective learning project, it’s critical to define your audience and determine if gamification is a good fit. Share this on LinkedIn.

eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are definitely trending in eLearning. These are online courses offered to the masses, often for free. Gamification, not to be confused with game-based learning, is the use of game elements such as leaderboards and badges, in courses.

Riding the Winds of Change at ACLEA’s Annual Meeting

Abila

Session: Effective SMEs: How to Help Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning . The responsibility then falls on the learning professional to play to the speaker’s strengths and set them up for success whether in the classroom or online.

Why do we need to know the hottest eLearning trends? Why not innovate learning with what we already have?

Coffee and Design

Ladan Nikravan Senior Editor at MediaTec Publishing , asked the following question in a LinkedIn group that I follow, Chief Learning Officer Magazine. “What Are Today’s Hottest Learning Trends? This is how we can increase learning!

Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

Association eLearning

The alternate course could be incredibly effective and engaging, but if you’re not expecting it it’ll probably come as quite a shock. Share this on LinkedIn. It was a bright and glowing computer screen. The reviewer stared at it with wide eyes, frozen in terror.

Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

Over the last six years, if there is one thing I’ve learned, it’s all content, if relevant, can be repurposed for new use. The question for any association in this situation is, “how are you changing its delivery and purpose to engage your members in new learning styles?”.

More Learning and Development Myths

Absorb LMS

As a follow up to my post of last December titled “ The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development ,” I asked the following question within various LinkedIn discussion groups: What other learning and development beliefs do we hold to be true but probably aren’t?

Megatrends in MOOCs: #10 The Changing Role of the Instructor

Your Training Edge

In this series so far, we’ve explored how massive open online courses (MOOCs) are changing the nature of learning. We’ve looked at how they can help foster learning organizations, promote lifelong learning, facilitate collaboration, and even provide just-in-time performance support.

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Technology Enabled Learning: Accelerated Learning

Your Training Edge

Today, this technology is massively being integrated with learning environments, leading to increasing number of online modes of learning including MOOCs, webinars, online lectures, discussion boards, e-mails, video learning and so on. Online or virtual learning.

Why Fun in Learning is Important

Growth Engineering

The idea of fun in learning can be a hard one to grasp. Do you remember the last time you sat down just to learn something new or improve your skills at work? Winston Churchill said, “Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught”.

Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge

Dashe & Thomson

He can be reached through his LinkedIn profile or email at vflango@yahoo.com. This series explores the difficulties of being a trainer and how to overcome them, along with tips and advice to make your training more effective and even more engaging. Dashe & Thomson is pleased to guest-post these interviews on the Social Learning Blog in partnership with Maestro eLearning. It seems silly now because online learning has become the standard instead of the exception.

Setting up your Association’s eLearning

Association eLearning

Online education will impact many of your staff and community members. eLearning is about providing the online education your members need. You should start by surveying your members to validate their interest in online course offerings versus traditional delivery.

Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are different ways to teach and assess these various types of learning. It’s usually easier to create learning offerings for the lower levels of learning, like memorizing a definition. Share this on LinkedIn.