Minding the gap

Learning with e's

It's a great example taken from a large array of thought provoking graffiti art that appeared on the walls of the BETT Arena during the show. They should ask the question: what can this idea/technology add to my students' learning that I can't do right now?

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

Let’s take a look at a quick example. We get trained to do something, perform a task to maximize our rewards, then reap the benefits. We aren’t pigeons and we can learn to do things in more way than one. They just may not know that they are the key to solving this problem.

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Doing and knowing

Learning with e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. Today, I was doing some personal research related to a book I have been reading. I found Saipan in seconds, releasing me to do other research on the island, using the links Google supplied.

How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?

Origin Learning

What do conglomerates with highly complex product lines do to keep people charged on gaining skills? So, to make an effective customized content delivery tailored to meet individual skill gaps was indeed a big challenge.

DevLearn evaluation: The gap is widening: We are in a crisis!

Challenge to Learn

During DevLearn I found that there is a huge gap between the presenters and the audience. I did notice that gap at other conferences as well, but in my opinion that gap is widening. And I believe that the gap with the real world and the business reality is even bigger.

How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

To do that they need a workforce that has the skills to solve customer problems by creating new and more innovative products and services. As an example, he pointed to the difference between Sony’s Action Cam video cameras and GoPro action cameras.

Bridge the eLearning Gap with Effective Feedback

360 Training

Here are a few tips to help you fill in learning gaps and maximize learning transfer by writing effective feedback for your elearning courses. Include opportunities for learners to explore and confirm what they know throughout the course—and provide prompt coaching feedback during those elearning interactions (activities, games, quizzes…) to guide student understanding. This can leave gaps in their knowledge that may negatively impact their performance on the final exam.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. If the target market for your educational programs is on the wrong side of this gap, you need to know and you need a plan for bridging the gap. Address any possible objections they may have to online learning , for example: Relevance to their needs and interests.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. “Skills Gap” Solutions. Do you already offer digital badges?

Examples of Organizations Who Have Top Business Training Programs

Clarity Consultants

Everyone is trying to do more with less, and to help them achieve this goal, organizations are leaning in to their learning and development programs to help them fill that gap. There is a real war for talent occurring today.

4 Things L&D Professionals Need to Know About Modern Learners

OpenSesame

For example, microlearning content (which involves producing bite-sized pieces of learning content) can allow learners to quickly and easily consume new information. . If you do the math, that can add up to over 500 hours over the course of a year – yikes. It’s also key for filling organizational knowledge gaps that form as baby boomers retire. .

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

Unless these complications are recognized and addressed, those gaps can create a communications stumbling block that impedes a company’s or an organization’s long-term success. For example, most Millennials prefer interactive eLearning experiences to being “talked at.”

Know All about The Players in the E-learning Outsourcing Process

CommLab India

Working together becomes smooth when both parties know their individual roles and responsibilities better. Once they clearly know what they are supposed to do and expect from each other, the process becomes streamlined. Do share your views.

How e-learning can close employee knowledge gaps

SkyPrep

A recent McKinsey study shines a spotlight on the serious gap between the knowledge employees need to do their jobs and the knowledge they exist with from educational institutions in the United States.

Writing & Grammar: Do You Get Mails?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

For example, I really detest when people say (and mispronounce)  INvite  to mean  invitation. " Incorrect: "I recommend they  do not enter  the competition." If you know this one, please help us out by filling in the gaps.

M-learning : Examples Where It Can Be Applied

CommLab India

But, it is a good practice to remind them of the key steps involved in the process as employees tend to improvise on their own or miss important steps while handling equipment or when doing regular maintenance. For example, each task in the ERP can be demonstrated through a video.

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Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads

Association eLearning

Many Millennials, like myself, don’t realize that there’s often a huge gap between the content they learn in college and the skills they need to succeed in the workforce after graduation. It’s your job to make sure Millenials know your association exists.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? For example, let’s say that “level 1 gamification” (again which doesn’t exist) is discovery.

What Kind of Training Do Sales Managers Really Need

Training Industry

First, they aim to close the gap between a seller’s actual and desired performance. The reality is that few do. Let’s look at a hypothetical example, call planning. What many managers don’t know is why to have a call-planning session. This is an instance when I should be coaching this rep, here is why it’s needed, here’s where I’ll do it.” They may know how to sell, but most don’t know how to manage. I’m frequently asked, “What exactly is coaching?”

How Do We Get Employees To Adopt Technology For Learning?

looop

The real learning occurs in the act of applying the new knowledge or know-how and the immediate feedback (did it go well or did it not?!). And therefore, there are no performance or capability gaps for L&D to fill, right? What do you mean: No, No, No and No? Smart L&D teams are finding ways to use technology to address all of their priorities and are doing so by appealing to what their people are motivated to do. Or do you Google it / ask somebody?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Thats a great description, but it still doesnt help me tell the woman on the playground what it is that I do. How do you explain yourself?

The Biggest Myth in Building a Learning Culture

Learning Rebels

Actions you don’t think about, behaviors which are ingrained in the environment, hard-wired into our heads – it’s the way we naturally do things. That, my friends, is a learning culture, and it has absolutely nothing to do with the year in which you were born.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem solving conducted in small groups. HTML5: HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 2 – Know Your Audience

Visual Lounge

If you’ve already caught up with last week’s post , you should be able to get to the root of your training request, and identify a gap that your training program will fill. We were supposed to be learning about machines, but most of the examples were based in agriculture.

How Do You Get Leaders to Change?

CLO Magazine

For example: “I will give people time to present their ideas before interrupting with my own.” Once the goal for the change is clear, the person must receive some sort of learning support or instruction on how to do the new behavior. Most leaders will agree that they often do not get the kind of attention they need to initiate substantial change. “When a gap has been identified, we expect them to be able to make the shifts on their own.

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 2 Do Not Assume that eLearning is the Answer

Challenge to Learn

This is about Principle #2: “Do not assume eLearning is the Answer”. In order to do this we need a better understanding of the context and the type of learning you want to apply. It should do more than repeat the content of the formal course; it should focus on application.

mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed

Bottom-Line Performance

If you are reading this, you already know mobile learning is a hot topic. You also know that incorporating social media into mobile learning is even more of a buzz term. But how do you know what is actually practical, and what are some examples of how mobile learning is already being used? We now know that video and eLearning are viable and useful, but not the be all, end all. Need some examples of how mobile learning is already being used?

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?Specialized Job Skills—How to Find Employees with the Right Stuff

KnowledgeCity

Of course, there’s no real problem finding educated people who know their way around the Microsoft Suite, but, part of the issue is most universities weren’t built to keep pace with today’s fast-changing, tech-driven workplace.

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Launchfire

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? How Do We Get Big Data? To get useful big data you need: A large sample size. You want them to know it.

Obama’s Going to Close the Skills Gap. But Does It Even Exist?

Mindflash

So what could possibly be the trouble with more retraining to close the ‘skills gap’? Skills Gap, What Skills Gap? Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has long led the charge of those asserting the skills gap is mostly fictional.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

For example, knowledge checks and practice quizzes are two types of assessment that typically don’t require a mastery score. Moodle is an example of open source software that’s used widely in specific kinds of eLearning environments, like universities.

mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed

Bottom-Line Performance

If you are reading this, you already know mobile learning is a hot topic. You also know that incorporating social media into mobile learning is even more of a buzz term. We now know that video and eLearning are viable and useful, but not the be all, end all.

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