Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. Here’s to continuous, lifelong learning! Collective Learning rocks!!!

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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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. Thus, CUs can benefit by integrating MOOCs into their larger organizational learning strategy.

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What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Facebook 5 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 10 Pinterest 1 Jan 11th and 13th saw me sunning it up (figuratively speaking) in the stimulating setting of The Hindu Lit for Life festival in Chennai. That is a strident example of the reach and power of social learning.

Top 10 Questions to Evaluate a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a discussion started by Camilla Keen on LinkedIn, she asks, “In order to find out and evaluate if a company has an effective learning culture, what would be your top ten questions?” Evaluation Leadership Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learnin

Why Learning Is Not Applied

The Performance Improvement Blog

How would you answer the question, “Why do you think learners forget what they’ve learned so quickly?” This is the question that Charles Henderson asks in the Linkedin Learning, Education and Training Professionals Group discussion.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

Who would have imagined that the rapid pace of technology advancement would transform the learning landscape so dramatically! Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small!

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. Instructor-centered class (fact to face) – traditional classroom in which instructor controls the content and learning process. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. 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. There’s lots to be learned! Cloud-based 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.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous articles, you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Mobile learning is something I witnessed so widespread in this regard.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #2 Facilitating Learning Organizations

Your Training Edge

The Internet has had profound impacts on education and training—not just on the practical aspects of how it is done, but on something much more fundamental: it has changed our core conceptions of what it means to teach and to learn. When you can learn anytime, not just from 6 to 8 p.m.

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. That being said, a lot of the initiatives utilized to motivate voters, also have merit in the learning realm. Many of you, much like myself are incredibly tired of the election build-up.

What Learning & Development Can Learn from Artificial Intelligence

Watershed

Scalable learning is a key differentiator for modern enterprise business. And one way learning platforms are scaling learning is by using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in learning technology via content recommendations and personalized learning.

Overcoming Obstacles to Creating a Culture of Learning

Mindflash

“[A culture of learning results in] a compelling vision of an organization made up of employees skilled at creating, acquiring, and transferring knowledge. Such learning organizations would be able to adapt to the unpredictable more quickly than their competitors could.”.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous posts you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Mobile learning is something I witnessed so widespread in this regard.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

Pepperdine University professor Mark Allen has defined a corporate university as “an educational entity that is a strategic tool designed to assist its parent organization in achieving its mission by conducting activities that cultivate individual and organizational learning, knowledge, and wisdom.”

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Overcoming Obstacles to Creating a Culture of Learning

Mindflash

“[A culture of learning results in] a compelling vision of an organization made up of employees skilled at creating, acquiring, and transferring knowledge. Such learning organizations would be able to adapt to the unpredictable more quickly than their competitors could.”.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities

ID Reflections

link] This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. They will expect and demand to learn differently -- social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. HR L&D MOOC Workplace Learning

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Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

The eLearning Guild is celebrating it’s 10th year, and is using the opportunity to reflect on what learning will look like 10 years from now. While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network” However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2019

Limestone Learning

Drop us a line and tell us where you’re going and what you learn! To ensure you don’t miss out, subscribe to our blog with your RSS reader of choice or follow us on Twitter , LinkedIn , or even Facebook ! It’s time to embrace the new learning landscape.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Why Social Learning?

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

And when you start to actually look at the numbers, it becomes apparent that many traditional forms of instructor-led training are frankly not worth it: people forget 90 percent of what they learn sitting in a classroom, often by the time they walk out the door. Effective performance support is embedded (i.e., Let’s flip the whole dynamic learning and support ecosystem, not just the classroom. ”. Mobile learning.

Elevate Your Management Skills: Quick Start Guide to Training Your Employees Yourself

Mindflash

Couple this fact with the additional fact that job candidates typically cite the ability to work with a manager they respect and from whom they can learn as a top factor in making an employment decision. You will help to create an organizational culture of learning.

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

How much of their essential job skills and knowledge are people in your organization learning from one another? Do you know what they are learning? Here we will focus more specifically on peer learning and how a MOOC can be used to facilitate, structure, and assess it.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

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. We shouldn’t confuse what L&D/Training departments spend a lot of their time on with real learning.

The State of Mobile

Litmos

I’ve argued that there are four major categories of mLearning: Augmenting Formal (Learning): extending courses in meaningful ways beyond the classroom (real or virtual). Performance Support: helping people in the moment to succeed (whether they learn or not!). Learning

The 18 Most Interesting Articles and Interviews in 2015

WalkMe Training Station

These 18 articles and interviews, written by the best employee training, discuss the challenges training managers today face, upon the shifting world of eLearning, and especially the collision of formal and informal learning. Great Interview with Yann LeCun on Deep Learning.

In Learning, Size Matters

CLO Magazine

Business is about productivity, not learning. The learning challenge is to keep employees productive and learning simultaneously. Learning and consumption have several similarities. There is a lot to be said for applying the same strategy to learning as to nutrition.

Christopher Pappas – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Currently, the eLearning Industry has a network of more than 75,000 learning professionals and runs many eLearning related sites (including The eLearning Industry , eLearning Infographics , eLearning Weekly , eLearning Tags , and eLearning Feeds ). Learning Design) from BGSU.

How to Fuel Innovation

CLO Magazine

Innovative learning organizations can merge business and people information to provide diverse, consumable learning within the context of daily work and use technology to support real-time collaboration. Organizational learning is seeing a renaissance of sorts. The problem is that traditional methods for building talent are no longer effective. Design learning content to be diverse and consumable.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0,

iPad 101

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Augment their systems with components that provide opportunities for people to interact in social systems for informal learning.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

But as we all know, learning is evolving. Today, we keep hearing that formal presentations are out, that it’s all about informal learning, social learning and user-generated content. I think a series of presentation/discussions would be more effective.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Although everyone learns most from their mistakes, it does save a lot of money if you keep some tips in the back of your mind. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Learning results in physical changes to the brain and these changes are unique to each individual. What is an online learning community?