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Learning Cafe

I’ve been reading with interest recent articles and blog posts proclaiming that social practices won’t work in the enterprise. Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment.

Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

I respond, 'well I'm becoming more and more interested in the use of social media and microblogging for learning', I then get puzzled looks that say, "too much time on your hands", "what is he talking about?" For me though I see a real role for social media as a platform for business learning.

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LinkedIn State of Sales 2020: Navigating change and selling virtually

Cloudshare

LinkedIn recently released the U.S. It was also supported by timely additional research; two surveys of sales pros conducted during March-April that specifically assessed the effects of COVID-19 on sales and the industry. It enables teams to role with the changes.

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. L&D teams globally are looking for effective training solutions that can up-skill employees and prepare them to do their work efficiently. General Workplace Learning eLearning LinkedIn Report Training WorkplaceLearning

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

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.

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

Your Training Edge

The role of the instructor is changing, and while the initial reaction has been one of shock and fear (educators are afraid of losing their jobs), the truth is that this shift is actually very good news—for companies, for employees, and for trainers. The new role of the instructor in MOOCs means that companies can train more people, more quickly and more effectively, than ever before. The 20 th century trainer had two main roles: content creation and content delivery.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content. Social Learning Blog - January 7, 2011 [.]

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content. Social Learning Blog - January 7, 2011 [.]

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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. Retweeting also expands your role as a content curator.

The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

One particularly interesting discussion point touched on the future role of the Learning & Development (L&D) organization within corporations. With the growing availability of excellent training from companies like Lynda (a LinkedIn Company) and PluralSight, to name just a couple, it no longer makes sense for companies to invest in internal programs to teach these skills. I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA.

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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. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory) “ The research isn’t heartening.

Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

And the great thing is that most of the newer technologies being launched in this regard are increasingly cost effective as well. Is it really a good news for the businesses or is it invisibly diminishing the learning and development role by providing employees technological ease & functionalities in their respective department? Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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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. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. Social, mobile, and collaboration will be everything (almost). The world has gotten complicated.

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Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. 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. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. The ability to interact smoothly within these two landscapes is the essence of what it means to be effective now and in the future. The impact of social media has complicated matters. Therefore, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways.

Are simulations changing the role for Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

One such method that is changing the role of learning and development to a great extent is simulation, which we would be discussing in this post. Business simulations change the learning and development in the following ways: It impacts employees in a more dynamic, effective and engaging way than conventional methods such as lecturing or reading. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

3 ways learning has become core to the new world of work

CLO Magazine

Data from LinkedIn shows that employees spent 150 percent more time learning from March to May compared with December to February. To understand how learning is helping the workforce navigate the new world of work, LinkedIn Learning surveyed 900 L&D pros and 3,000 learners. Reskilling current employees for different, more business-critical roles creates a huge competitive advantage. In Response to Social Distancing, Social Learning Has Arrived.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

It’s roughly estimated that only ” 20% of the workers will have the skills needed for 60% of the jobs (mostly because the job haven’t been invented yet) by the end of the decade. “ (Ref: [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. The world has gotten complicated.

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.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Debate focuses on whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf.

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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. The following 5 elements that any modern PMS must feature: 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.

What is the role of microlearning in a blended learning approach?

Ed App

Even during these challenging times, innovative educators and trainers can implement effective BL strategies. The group’s instructor, Sam, walks the group through sales simulations and sales role-play activities. . According to LinkedIn’s 2020 Workplace Learning Report , “94% of employees say they would stay at a company longer if it invested in their learning and development.” . The role of microlearning in blended learning.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

Even as more and more organizations are leaning towards self-paced learning, Corporate Trainers are also changing their roles and teaching philosophies to suit the needs of the modern learners. Some of the technology-aided tools that can be adopted by new-age Trainers to help them connect more to the learners and teach more effectively –. Social Networking Sites. It encourages learners to speak out more and share their views in the social space.

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. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. LinkedIn has tied up with Coursera to facilitate direct publication of these certificates to one''s profile.

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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. Because a combination of Google, social media and online reviews gives customers a plethora of information at their fingertips. This means that training for employees to deliver effective customer service leads to more customers, who make more purchases. Using a CRM system effectively. Managing time and tasks effectively.

Interview with Corinne Sowar: Effective Employee Onboarding

TalentLMS

I had a great conversation with Corinne Sowar in the group “Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’ Group” on LinkedIn and asked Corinne for an interview to tell us more about what she does, the results and everything in between! You can find her on LinkedIn. Corinne: I have a position that’s not quite the typical eLearning role. With that growth, there was a huge need for effective employee onboarding.

RSDR 3: Employee Selection

Your Training Edge

Also, interviewing courses should touch on how to create an effective interview template, especially if the manager is interviewing numerous people over a few weeks. Moving from the actual training role, your department can also offer support. The one caveat to training involvement in selection is to remember that it really is an indirect, passive role. Next, we will move into the more obvious roles that training has in the hiring process: development and retention.

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Recruit, Select, Develop and Retain: A How-to Guide to Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

As we examine training’s role in HR functions, let’s first take a look at why we would need or want to get involved when we have our own departments to manage. In that role, your instructors see how the most qualified candidates survive training, react to the company’s policies and procedures, and move on to have successful careers. Naturally the training role grows when it comes to development and retention, but why not offer help on the front end as well?

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

Learnnovators

In today’s scenario, with our renewed understanding of how people ‘learn’ (mostly informal, social, and less formal), this gains considerable significance. Before you can help your organization become social, you need to “walk the social talk” yourself. ” – Jane Hart. No social learning, no informal learning, nothing about connecting learning to the business. MOOCs would evolve into one of the most effective delivery models for education.

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. social learning, real time feedback, coaching) that already work.

How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a bit of a chimera – they have the head of instructor-led training, the body of traditional e-learning, and the long tail of social media. How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? On the other hand, courses for soft skills, such as conflict management, communication, and leadership, may take more advantage of social learning tools, incorporating role playing and collaborative assignments.

T&D and the Relentless ROI Dilemma

Living in Learning

Methinks we ultimately must drive transformational change in the perceived role Training & Development (T&D) plays in the organization. What the C-suite needs to see…and will respond to…are a workforce that has the capacity to be agile and effective at the point of work…AND…produces sustainable business outcomes. Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems convergence learning ecosystem LinkedIn performance consulting Training ROI work context

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Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital

KnowledgeCity

Between our gradual switch to text messaging instead of calls and instant messaging and social media punctuating our lives in unprecedented ways, human resource departments are facing new challenges. Utilize Social Media to Your Advantage. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. Social media should be embraced by HR for its potential to increase credibility, collaboration and reach. A little social interaction fosters the right spirit for collaboration.

5 Strategies to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Lead Generation

ProProfs

With a vast array of marketing platforms and lead generation tools at your disposal, it can be challenging and complicated to determine which ones are effective and deliver results. Social media marketing, business automation, and customer relationship marketing (CRM) have provided you with powerful capabilities and increased the amount of data that you can utilize to power your lead generation strategies. But are your campaigns effective? Go Social.

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.

9 Strategies to Encourage and Drive Informal Learning in a Remote Working Environment

EI Design

Learners create mental constructs within which new information is effectively stored in the long-term memory. Create a digital social learning space where employees can ask questions, give feedback, and curate content and ideas. Introduction. Humans learn a lot informally.