The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! Do L&D professionals have the necessary skill set to handle the role of Performance Consultants?”.

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Award Nominee Reveals His eLearning Authoring Toolkit [Guest Post]

eLearning Weekly

Larry Ober has been nominated as Best eLearning Designer in the Maestro eLearning Awards , dubbed the OSCARS of the eLearning industry. What follows is an interview between Steve and the award’s organizers, Maestro eLearning. How did you get your start with eLearning design? Several years ago we engaged a vendor to create three eLearning modules for a new product launch. As you know, good quality eLearning modules are expensive.

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10 Elearning Trends That Research Says You’ll See in 2018

Elucidat

Investment in workplace learning and development is set to rise yet again next year, with the growth of the global elearning industry expected to increase 11% by 2020. Elearning trend headlines: From flux to focus. Consult, Curate, Converge and Cull. Elearning

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology

Elucidat

So then, how do you keep your ideas fresh, your production process smart and your elearning strategy current? Our expert learning consultants have hand-picked some useful resources to kick-start your elearning innovation. Modern elearning frameworks and approaches.

Apply Design Thinking to Story-based eLearning - Tip #180

Vignettes Learning

The Design Thinking Process Design Thinking, developed by IDEO founder David Kelley , is “a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer's toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.”

When Are Different Corporate Learning Methods Most Appropriate?

Absorb LMS

eLearning. Learning consultants and instructional designers should assess the need and the options and offer recommendations that fit each situation. With so many approaches in your toolkit, there are bound to be several exciting possibilities.

Avoid Headaches with Managed Services for Enable Now, Powered by Abreon

Abreon

As a long time change management consultant, I have seen this done really well, but sometimes only OK, and still other times not very well at all. You can read more in my Enable Now post ) Enable Now is a very powerful tool that provides long-term strategic value by helping to create and deploy eLearning, user documents, context-sensitive help, test scripts, and much more. Digital Transformation.

The Rise of Training Podcasts in a Blended Learning Program

Unboxed

Once the podcast is over, an eLearning course can prompt learns to reflect on the discussions they’ve heard and continue to grow their personal leadership toolkit. Schedule a free training consultation with one of our training content experts to learn how!

5 inspiring microlearning examples (with added tips and tricks!)

Elucidat

Bottled up with tips, advice and inspirational demos from our network of experienced learning consultants. A diagnostic and personalized toolkit. There’s no reason why microlearning can’t be a super-smart personalized toolkit. Elearning Inspiration Online training

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | January 10, 2019

Mike Taylor

More great stuff from Cathy Moore ( @CatMoore ) here as she shows a technique to make your scenario scenes seem real and how to apply it to scenario-based training along with a scenario writing toolkit you’ll want to get a copy of.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

And as always, if you want to discuss your learning technology needs with an independent advisor, I’m happy to conduct a free preliminary phone consultation at your convenience. (To Remote Work ToolKit. via The eLearning Coach. via The eLearning Guild.

Taking risks to keep pace in retail L&D – with Flying Tiger [PODCAST]

Elucidat

Can you design retail elearning with a more modern look and feel? To keep up with the pace of change in your organization, you can download our 2020 retail strategy toolkit. Roberta is a big fan and consults this book every time she designs a workshop. .

Top tips from industry experts to maximize learning success in 2020

Elucidat

These are the types of questions we ask of ourselves all the time, and with the Learning at Large podcast we started asking them of other people too: consultants to CLOs, HR leaders to CEOs. giving managers and experts the opportunity and tools – like Elucidat – to author elearning directly.

Podcast Episode 7: Modern Certification Programs – With Arleen Thomas

Talented Learning

On a regular basis, I’m interviewing some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of extended enterprise learning – including vendor executives, consultants, customers and others. Having that designation in your toolkit opens the door to a different level of employability.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

What’s the future for elearning, digital learning and L&D professionals? 15 elearning industry experts on future of L&D. I think Bots will be a valuable addition to our digital toolkit to support, encourage and keep people on track with applying their learning.

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The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning. We can’t produce a high-performing knowledge worker by simply having them attend a few classroom courses and complete some structured eLearning modules.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. JelSim The JeLSIM Builder toolkit is a FREE toolkit for producing educational simulations.

Lifelong Learning & Learning to Learn (Arun Pradhan on Learning and the Jobs of the Future)

Convergence Training

We’re pretty excited because Arun Pradhan, a self-described “learning geek,” a senior learning and performance consultant at DeakinCo., It’s letting go of specific outcomes and instead investing in constantly refreshing and expanding our cognitive toolkit and networks so we can handle whatever comes. Arun Pradhan: Reflection is crucial to make sense of experience and draw out mental models to add to your cognitive toolkit. eLearning Training

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Facilitating Change for Performance Improvement & Innovation: A Discussion with Arun Pradhan

Convergence Training

And my day job tends to be consulting with companies to support…often it’s an L&D/HR uplift around performance consulting or the way they’re actually trying to be more business partners. eLearning TrainingThe one constant in the universe is change.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

As a eLearning consultant I would prefer to use a human narration professional. For me it is unacceptable that eLearning organization create courses that they do not have voice. How an auditory learner will succeed in your eLearning course?

Free L&D webinars for February 2019

Limestone Learning

Well, the world of learning and development is loving showing you some love, with a bouquet of free webinars on everything from instructional design to performance consulting , plus tons more. You’ll learn how to: Create a storyboard and convert it into an eLearning course.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Friday, March 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: 5 Ways to Tell if Independent Consulting is for You—and 5 Indicators That It’s Not! Free for ATD members) Being an independent consultant has never been easier or more accepted than today. Key indicators that consulting may not be for you.

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

There are pretty important question here to ask about your learning business: Will there be demand for our training products (classroom, virtual classroom, eLearning)? The safe bet is for them to build things that are closer to existing eLearning solutions. Browse eLearning Content

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Simple Steps to Create Stunning Interactions in Adobe Captivate The best way to beat the boredom in eLearning courses is to make them engaging and interactive. " Office Hours " by Tanel Teemusk is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

Unicorn Training

As a eLearning consultant I would prefer to use a human narration professional. However, you should consider the following factors: It is more expensive It needs more time It is difficult to maintain the training Few professional have the necessary skills It is difficult to update the eLearning course The pace is not steady It is difficult to maintain your organizations' identity 2) If I use text why I need to use voice?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. e-Learning Strategy Consulting: This is a new area for me. My title is "E-learning consultant". The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

What should an organization have in its toolkit? In the past, solutions to this issue were costly and cumbersome but new technology is now available that will address these concerns and provide eLearning with added integrity.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

After working for a Web company that developed learning management systems and created custom elearning for corporate clients, Ellen escaped to the non-profit world where she led her trade association into online learning. Update 11/24/2010: suggested by alearning ) Pinched Head Blog by Rick Maranta & Nancy Woinoski In this blog, you will find short articles and tutorials that will help you understand a little more about the world of eLearning.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Resident expert - is accessible to networks of people, provides ideas as needed, shares expertise, has high visibility, initiates thinking ( SMEs , face-to-face trainers, consultants - as specialist SME bloggers who are sought after, followed by their networks in domain areas inside Enterprises). Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 For practical example, see eLearning Guild Dynamic 360 Degrees Reports (search 360). Future jobs, now, today!