Mentoring Matters, Especially for Women and Minorities

CLO Magazine

One way to increase diversity in leadership roles is to improve mentoring opportunities for women and minorities. The study’s co-author, Mark Livingston, said organizations with mentoring programs are viewed as more attractive places to work and retain employees at a higher rate. “I’m

Level Up Your Leadership with Mentoring Best Practices

Everwise

Mentoring is a powerful way to enrich the careers of protégés and mentors alike. A mentor added that they gain from their partnerships too, “I’ve discovered that my protégés introduce me to a totally different perspective on something that I thought was just one way.

Mentoring Without Barriers

CLO Magazine

Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. Modern mentoring gives them a way to achieve that.

Mentoring 2.0: Why Gen Y Demands a New Approach

Mindflash

If asked to picturing mentoring in action, you’d most likely imagine a seasoned, grey-haired veteran out to lunch with an eager 20-something, sharing his or her hard-won business wisdom. Why stop at one mentor? So is Emilo right about Gen Y’s views of mentoring?

How Employers Can Make Every Employee a Top Performer

Your Training Edge

Provide mentors. Experienced peers and mentors have the wisdom and aptitude to teach employees who are looking to develop a new skill or learn how to take on unfamiliar responsibilities. Mentoring benefits not only the apprentice but also the mentor and the company.

All This Talk About Reading

Learning Rebels

The beginning of the year is usually the time for reflection and as I reflected back, I thought about conversations I’ve had with the important people in my life whom I consider to be be friends and mentors. I wanted to help people be the best versions of themselves.

A Glance at Popular E-Learning Trends that will Improve Your Business Value

G-Cube

The year 2018 witnessed some of the best e-learning trends which focused on decision-making, responsive learning, collaboration, effective management and more. The fun thing with technology is that it is always giving us tools to try new things to enhance training delivery effectiveness.

70:20:10 Primer

Performance Learning Productivity

For instance coaching, mentoring and courses work best when they support on-the-job development [2]. It also moves us from ‘know-what’ learning towards more effective ‘know-how’ learning. The English version will be available in November 2015

What Can A Great Naval Tradition Teach Us About Non-Traditional Training?

Pract.us

And it’s extremely effective. In the civilian world, few companies have implemented SOJT even though studies have shown that it outperforms unstructured OJT and some traditional courses for cost effectiveness and skills transfer. It keeps learners and mentors accountable.

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Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

What is the training effectiveness measure? In the construction phase elements, such as text and media are put together and compiled to create the first version of the course – called the first cut or alpha version. After all testing and fixes, the final version is delivered.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Avatars for Learning

Kapp Notes

She has also found that female avatars seem to be better at motivating learners than male versions. The customizability of these avatars means a learner can choose to learn from a wise old mentor or a hip young "dude" or "dudet".

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Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC)

HT2 Labs

During a 16-week period, learners were able to upload their work and receive feedback from more experienced practitioners who acted as mentors for the program. View hi-res version. Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC).

6 Considerations on how L&D should prepare for the New Skills Economy

Matrix

This, of course, means investing in the latest LMS versions, keeping up with the technology and tapping into the immense potential Augmented and Virtual Reality have for learning.

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How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Assign Mentors to Trainees. Having a workplace buddy is a proven way to train new employees effectively. Implement a buddy program by assigning a mentor for 2-3 learners at a time. Read More: Learning Paths: A Roadmap for Effective Training Programs. ?

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

Coaching and mentoring. Coaching and mentoring , along with 360-degree feedback , have created an entire new industry and a plethora of assessment instruments. In fact, the 1999 “trends” probably looked similar to 1998’s version.

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How Can You Use mLearning in Employee Training?

Hurix Digital

Related: Mobile Learning : Why Microlearning is more Effective for Impatient Millennials. Here are 9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos. Secondly, interactive content allows learners to come up with their own personal version of a solution which is very empowering.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors.

The 25 (+1) Most Important Skills for Small Business Employee Training [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pract.us

And with so many options for training today – from formal classes to informal mentoring, there’s no reason your employees shouldn’t be learning right now. Ensure your leadership team knows how to set SMART goals (or something similarly effective).

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Best of Training Industry's 2013 findings

Training Industry

ACTION ITEM: Look for ways to retain sales people with effective onboarding programs. An effective knowledge transfer plan can help to mitigate the costs of turnover. Effective organizations use coaching and mentor networks approximately twice as often as those that are rated ineffective when it comes to knowledge transfer. ACTION ITEM: Try to build coaching and mentoring into your knowledge transfer programs. Download PDF version here.

ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors.

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

Learningtogo

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. You may be able to bring back a miniature version of the conference, giving you a chance to build the case for more and more attendance.

Resources from Learning 3.0 Conference Presentation

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors.

Q2 update and Q3 preview

Unicorn Training

All our GRC courses that were updated in Q2 have also now been converted to the improved version of our authoring tool - eCreator 2.0. Bookboon have also launched a Spanish version of their soft skills content.

#ASTDTK2013 Resources from ASTD Presentations

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.

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ASTD Philly 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.

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Resources from #ASTDEBL Evidence-Based Learning Webinar

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 – Part 5: Video

Limestone Learning

Ideas, instructions, and procedures are delivered by fun and interesting personalities and feature music, special effects and quick edits to keep things moving quickly. It’s effective. Webinar videos are an effective way to repurpose content developed live and on the fly.

Resources from Training 2013 Conference and Expo #trg13

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.

Vegas Workshop Resources

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors.

Gen X: The Bridge Between Boomers and Millennials

CLO Magazine

Many business publications and social media outlets would have us believe that every company has its own version of a soap opera starring managers who are 55-plus and their teams of professionals between 25 and 35.

Neuroscience In Corporate Training: All Hype Or Practical Applications?

Learningtogo

We are just starting to unlock the code that makes the brain works, giving educators, teachers, corporate trainers and mentors new tools to help people learn. Work with it, see if it helps you learn more effectively and then you can start helping others apply it.

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Informal learning happens all the time, anywhere

Matrix

That’s probably because the informal version doesn’t sit well with schedules, set objectives and quantifications. Of course informal learning cannot replace the formal version altogether. The main reason why informal learning is so effective is because it’s personal.

3 Employee Training Methods for Managers

WalkMe Training Station

It’s also an ideal method for companies that have managers who know how to coordinate with each other, so as to ensure effective interaction between various personnel from different divisions. Job Mentoring. Of all the different training methods, job mentoring is probably the most challenging, and can be thought of as a more labor intensive version of On the Job Training. Job mentoring may be carried out by any senior personnel, and not just managers.

ASTD ICE Slides

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.

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Resources: Keynote Address to #SPBT Medical Device Summit

Kapp Notes

It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. Baylor and Kim (2005) report that in multiple studies with avatars of different gender and race, evidence indicates that students learned significantly more and had significantly greater motivation when working with one motivator and a different expert avatar as compared to working with the just the one mentor avatar.