Talent Development Capability Model to Unlock Employee Potential

Dan Keckan

Learn how their findings can help you shape your L&D strategy. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning And Development Corporate Learning And Development eLearning eBooks Employee Training Remote Working Skills Development

Work Skills Keeping Up?

Tony Karrer

In New Work and New Work Skills , I discuss the fact that most of us have not participated in formal learning since college on foundational knowledge work skills - especially metacognitive skills. Most of us have strong skills in some areas and are much weaker in others simply due to the fact that we acquire our skills in completely ad hoc ways. Our work skills cannot sit still.

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Making The Case For L&D During A Recession

Dan Keckan

Many businesses are rethinking their strategies and budgets as a result of the current recession brought on by COVID-19. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How to use scenarios in eLearning

Wizcabin

One of the best practices that they have adopted to ensure learners stay engaged throughout the eLearning course is the scenarios. Instead of reading and clicking-through the eLearning contents, learners have the opportunity to learn through real-life scenarios.

Top-Down Strategy

Tony Karrer

It's left to the reader to interpret where they fit into their day-to-day concept work. Trying to fit any tool into the myriad of different work lives is really hard. What's a top-down strategy? I'm sure there can be many top-down strategies, but for myself and in workshops I use a particular top-down strategy. Projects Design and Conduct Workshops New product design Online workshop eLearning Learning product design Staying up-to-speed on eLearning 2.0

Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap

WBT Systems

A learning pathway is a designated route through online classes, courses, and other educational programs that is designed to help someone achieve a learning goal, for example, prepare for a specific career or update skills. These companies know that people need to acquire new skills to hold onto their existing jobs, move into new jobs, and enter new careers. A variety of learning pathways gives people the opportunity to “choose their own adventure” while working toward their goals.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

For example, you could encourage participants to create “work out loud” journal entries, checklists or other related resources. What communication channels and tools fit into their flow of work? It’s one thing to understand the big-picture reasons for your organization to invest in social learning strategies. What does it take to develop work skills in today’s fluid, fast-paced business environment?

Podcast 16: Integrated Learning Experiences – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

KEY TAKEAWAYS: “I tegrated learning experience” is not just a fancy term for an elearning course. And over the years, working on so many projects with such a wide range of companies, I found it all comes down to one question – how can you scale? Yep, that’s the central question… How do you help a large number of people understand how to improve their skills, to do better work for their organizations and mostly, to better themselves?

What to Look for In Online Manufacturing Training Courses

Convergence Training

If you’re looking to add some online manufacturing training at work, you’re going to need to take a few things into account. You’ll want to consider how they fit into your learning strategy and learning ecosystem , of course. Streaming or eLearning Courses?

7 Types of Learning Styles to Know: How to Accommodate a Diverse Group of Learners

SkyPrep

They are highly skilled at recognizing patterns and can identify connections with material that have no obvious relation to one another. However, they may not be comfortable or perform their best when working alone or on self-paced projects. eLearning Human Resources Uncategorized

Dilbert Warns Me About Work Literacy

Tony Karrer

Should the following Dilbert worry me about Work Literacy? Much of the idea of Work Literacy is to help people who need to keep up with how technology impacts knowledge work. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool

Tony Karrer

Thus, my opinion is: Twitter is not a tool for people who are new to social media and the use of social media for personal learning and work. Other Posts in the Series Tool Set 2009 Work Skills Keeping Up Top-Down Strategy Better Memory Information Radar Networks and Learning Communities Collaborate Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool Search Browser Short Cuts Work Literacy Workshop Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.com

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

I’ll also do a post similar to my post last year 2008 2009 that will look at my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. To create this list, I’m using eLearning Learning as described in Using Special Parameters to Create Year End Post for details on how I’ve come up with this list. Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank eLearning Portal Integration Data Driven Notable Topics for 2009 Work Skills and Knowledge Work Work Skills Keeping Up?

Search

Tony Karrer

You probably should be looking for "eLearning authoring tools" or "help authoring tools" or. A Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web Internet Search Strategies from UC Berkeley Google Operators Google Guide Google Operators Google Cheat Sheet In terms of the specific Google operators that I use quite a bit: - Helps me get rid of stuff that doesn't apply. This is likely my last post in the Tool Set series.

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Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

Getting any one of these elements right is challenging enough, but ensuring that they work together in a complementary way requires a deep ongoing commitment. At Columbia, working with instructional designers made this conversion process easier for many faculty members. This sometimes includes tutorial videos to help students develop specific skills to complete an assignment or to better understand important subject matter.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

G-Cube

But it also has a significant impact on your corporate eLearning ROI. Employees must be able to hone skills and talents throughout their entire career, not just during the onboarding process. However, there are many ways that a supportive online training culture can improve your corporate eLearning ROI. Chances are, a high percentage of your eLearning budget goes toward onboarding training. Fosters A Collaborative Work Environment.

Social Media for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

This was a major reason that I started down the path with Work Literacy. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs Last week I had a presentation around using Social Media and Web 2.0 tools to improve your performance as a knowledge worker. One of the questions that always comes up is: How do I find more information to help me get started?

Hot Last Week

Tony Karrer

Report: Community Platforms Market Led by Jive Software and Telligent - ReadWriteWeb Hot Last Week Keywords eLearning Strategy Social Media Work Skills KnowledgeHub ScreenToaster Cooliris Quizmaker OnDemand Meridian Mzinga GeoLearning Saba Notes on the weekly hot last week. Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.comUsing the same approach as Hot List , I've compiled.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, Tools for eLearning. Work Literacy eLearning 2.0 Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update New Work and New Work Skills Work Skills Keeping Up? Knowledge Work Framework Tilde Effect Concept Worker Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning Tool Set 2009 Search Better Memory Network Learning Information Radar Remote Collaboration Common eLearning 2.0

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8 Unexpected Ways To Use Microlearning Online Training Activities

eFront

Microlearning improves knowledge retention and gives employees the ability to brush up on skills whenever it’s most convenient. In this article, we’ll discuss 8 unexpected ways to integrate microlearning online training activities in your corporate eLearning program. They also allow them to build essential work skills and continually improve their performance. They can immerse themselves in the situation and observe skills in action.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

It's a big skills, knowledge, performance gap – see Work Skills Keeping Up. It's why I created Work Literacy about a year ago. I try to address this through posts such as: Tool Set LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers Top-Down Strategy Better Memory Information Radar Processing Pages with Links Networks and Learning Communities Collaborate Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool Search I look forward to collaborating on this very important topic.

Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency?

Tony Karrer

It's interesting to see how these relate to and enhance the core elements of Deliberative Practice: Deliberate practice identifies specific, defined elements of performance that need to be improved and works them intently independent of actual performance. In reading studies on deliberative practice, it's pretty clear that there's a nice body of research showing that this works. I'm also trying to figure out how this relates to Work Literacy. eLearning Technology.

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User-generated content in training: everything you need to know

TalentLMS

And how that would work. You’ll also find out the best ways to encourage and incorporate UGC into your training strategy with concrete user-generated content examples. Also known as the IKEA effect , this cognitive bias can be very beneficial in eLearning.

Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

It’s a pick-and-choose sort of thing: the way we manage information has a lot to do with the information, and a lot to do with who we are and what we want the information for … Harold responded with Other PKM processes where he shows some other models and states: To be clear, my intention is to show what works for me and perhaps some part of this may work others. Studies of Personal Information Management say that what works is often highly personal. eLearning Technology.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. eLearning 2.0 eLearning 2.0 Work Event? eLearning Technology.

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Better Memory

Tony Karrer

I'm only 43, but posts like New Work Skills are a bit of an eye opener that we were taught metacognition using note taking on paper, card catalogs, microfiche readers , rollodex, etc. The reality is that metacognitive techniques are changing rapidly - hence so are work skills. Most of the people who take our workshops on work skills , say that improving their ability around their ability to remember and organize information is one of the most valuable aspects.

Metalearning

Tony Karrer

Within this context, metalearning depends on the learner’s conceptions of learning, epistemological beliefs, learning processes and academic skills, summarized here as a learning approach. The only way to handle long tail learning is to focus on providing the tool set and personal learning and working skills ( work literacy ) that are central to concept work. Where work and learning are not separate, metalearning is really the focus of performance improvement.

10 Must-Read Articles About Blended Learning

TalentLMS

We gathered top 10 articles about blended learning that will not only explain the idea behind combining learning techniques but also give you answers to your questions and tips on building your very own blended learning strategy. 5 reasons why blended learning works Okay so we know what blended learning is but if we want to get a deeper understanding of this subject, we should ask why it actually works? Asynchronous and synchronous learning mixed together?

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall? I cannot claim to be an expert, and I feel like this topic demands a lot of soft skills such as communication skills, team skills, handling cultural and work style issues, etc.

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Also please include terms and a link that will help it get put into appropriate categories in the eLearning Learning Community. If you aren't willing to start a blog, then send it to me via email, let me know if it can be public, and if so, I can see if it would work for me to post it somewhere. And please follow the specific instructions above (about links and categories) to make sure that this works out. Here's my eLearning Authoring Method or Trick.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 2008 Posts based on Read Counts: 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 37) Training Method Trends (27) Examples of eLearning 2.0 (26) June 1, 2008 was when Work Literacy Launched. eLearning 2.0

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Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning. In fact, the lack of attention to this topic was the reason I founded Work Literacy in June of 2008. And once you begin to really fall behind on this stuff, your skills will atrophy to the point where you are hopeless.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Whether you’ve hunkered down and worked through the snowy season or escaped to sunnier climes, chances are you’re sensing the change in the air that comes from spring. This session will explore six examples of how companies are improving their learning strategies with video. How to Make It Work! This webinar distills a year's worth of original research into a highly informative 50 minutes, which you can take and use to develop new strategies for 2017 and beyond.