Content Expertise for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

We needed SMEs and IDs, but the IDs needed to have a prior working knowledge of the subject of the module they were working on. He had created a lot of training and instructional materials for university classes, but he did not have working knowledge of finance operations. The ones who struggled had little previous knowledge or experience with the module subject. It seems someone with less expertise could have an easier time being an advocate for beginning learners.

How to Unlock the Expertise Economy with Upskilling

Avilar

In their much-publicized book, The Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete and Succeed , the pair depicts a future of work that is more about diverse and unique skill sets —transforming their employees into experts and ultimately, creating their biggest competitive advantage — than about knowledge, roles, and job hierarchies. In the “expertise economy,” how are companies getting the skills they need?

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Accessibility Expertise: Determining Where It Belongs in Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

Instead of making everyone on your team an accessibility expert in all things, formalize and implement processes that place appropriate knowledge and skill in the right role. The post Accessibility Expertise: Determining Where It Belongs in Elearning Development appeared first on Microassist. Accessibility Course Development L&D Fundamentals Learning Development Roles accessible elearning custom training elearning development online training roles training development

Advanced Mobility: Supporting Knowledge Sharing

Upside Learning

One of the world’s largest technology solutions providers (offering enterprise software and hardware solutions) had come to us with an interesting training requirement. The organisation wanted to leverage the expertise of its star performers. Mobile Learning knowledge creation knowledge production knowledge sharing Mobility Performance Support

Virgin Media: Recording employee knowledge

TechSmith Camtasia

Our very own Innovation Strategist, Troy Stein, flew to the UK earlier this year to visit Virgin Media to see how one of the largest media companies was using Snagit to document and share the invaluable knowledge of some of their most experienced employees. Training is a necessary aspect of every company, whether you’re a new hire or a veteran employee. There’s no way a training department can know or share all the knowledge employees company-wide need to know.

How to Boost Associate Expertise to Deliver a Successful Omni-Channel Retailing Experience

Axonify

Yet retailers say associate training is one of the biggest barriers to becoming a successful omni-channel company. We wanted to help retailers with this challenge, so we’ve created an eBook called: How to Boost Associate Expertise to Deliver a Successful Omni-Channel Retailing Experience. The post How to Boost Associate Expertise to Deliver a Successful Omni-Channel Retailing Experience appeared first on Axonify. Learning Trends Retail training

6 Ways to Encourage Knowledge Sharing at Work

LearnDash

Knowledge sharing is a not-so-recent buzz word for many businesses, but the idea behind it is straightforward and worthy of consideration. Essentially, organizations are recognizing that the wealth of experience and knowledge their employees possess is one of their most important resources, and that by encouraging their employees to share that knowledge with each other, they not only function more consistently as a team, they also grow the intellectual wealth of the whole organization.

Developing Training Material for Hi-Tech IT Products – Our Expertise, Your Advantage

Origin Learning

Consequently, the need to develop good quality yet simplified training courseware arises. Expertise in instructional design combined with the knowledge of subject matter experts has led us to a stage where we can rapidly understand your needs and develop high quality training content – be it from scratch or otherwise. If you are an organization in the hi-tech industry, we truly know how always you have to be on your toes.

Our thirst for expertise

Janet Clarey

If you want to see how Quora works, you can take a look at this question: How can e-Learning or computer-based training be more effective? Poke around while you’re there you’ll see that it’s generally a big knowledge market. I think Quora gets at our thirst for expertise. I haven’t answered a question on Quora even though I’ve had an account for about a year. I also haven’t viewed many answers.

Retiring Workforce? Use Your LMS To Capture Their Knowledge

Upside Learning

How to capture the knowledge that resides in the heads of the ageing workforce, which is on the verge of retiring? I believe an LMS could be a good place for sharing and capturing tacit knowledge. And in the process it also helps establish your knowledgeable staff higher on a position of expertise, making them get noticed by management and motivating them further to continue helping others on the discussions forums. Australia's economy is thriving.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Promotion of knowledge sharing – Last but certainly not least, the promotion of knowledge sharing is a vital component to good company culture. Knowledge sharing happens when information is voluntarily passed from one person to another, whether it is done so formally or informally. When a company’s culture is built on knowledge sharing, there is often a high level of trust among peers. Knowledge Sharing Creates Unrivaled Company Culture.

Gift horses

E-Learning Provocateur

I have long been of the opinion that L&D professionals should dispense with being the SME of what is being trained; and instead be the SME of how it’s being trained. So I’m more than comfortable with L&D professionals pushing the envelope on the basis of knowledge, curiosity, creativity and experience – so long as these activities are put through the Design Thinking cycle too. In this way, the promise of expertise is tempered by an agile approach.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Promotion of knowledge sharing – Last but certainly not least, the promotion of knowledge sharing is a vital component to good company culture. Knowledge sharing happens when information is voluntarily passed from one person to another, whether it is done so formally or informally. When a company’s culture is built on knowledge sharing, there is often a high level of trust among peers. Knowledge Sharing Creates Unrivaled Company Culture.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Some of you may wonder how a printed handbook could possibly compete with the networked knowledge and agile, on-demand content production of the digital world, but in this case I don’t think it’s proper to set it up as a zero-sum competition. In this case, industry knowledge is networked in print form as a snapshot of best practices and forward-thinking analysis, and the handbook becomes a tool to enhance and refine deeper research efforts.

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Screencasts for knowledge sharing

TechSmith Camtasia

Between all my jobs over the years, I’ve accumulated a lot of knowledge (some good, some bad) in this head of mine. I’ve leveraged this knowledge to progress in my career, and to increase my income. However, unbeknownst to me, I held the golden ticket to more significant opportunities locked away in my noggin — my knowledge. My knowledge paid off! I didn’t start out making money from my knowledge. You have valuable knowledge to share!

Freedom to Learn and Pursue One's Expertise

Vignettes Learning

I am proud to share that in a few weeks, Training Magazine Network will release a new first-of-its kind member service. We call it Path to Expertise or Path2X. Training magazine is a 40-year-old company. It has developed the best-of-breed resource materials in the world of training. Yet, the breadth and depth of knowledge required by learners surpass our present capabilities to provide this to our members.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 3 Knowledge Formation

InfoPro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation, (Part 4 Optimum Performance coming May 31st). Knowledge Formation. The curve of knowledge formation marks the period of time in a training program when learners are rapidly beginning to crystallize knowledge gleaned from on-the-job training and experiential learning. Structured on-the-job training: Unleashing employee expertise in the workplace.”

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Kodak Alaris Fuels Global Partner Growth with Meridian Knowledge Solutions

Meridian

Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced that Kodak Alaris has extended their use of the Meridian LMS ?to to deliver training to the more than 2,500 global partners in their reseller network as a key part of their new global partner relations management system (PRM). In order to help their channel partners be successful, organizations must provide them with ongoing access to training and support. Reston, VA – April 30, 2020 ?–

Increased Engagement, Knowledge Retention, and Business Revenues: Gaining a Competitive Edge through Extended Learning Management Systems

G-Cube

In today’s modern world, organizations are setting a significant difference in the way they impart training to their employees. Training an external workforce, including channel partners, customers, suppliers, franchisees, and others, is a crucial aspect of organizational success. Different employees have different training needs, and they require an efficient platform to deliver learning anytime, anywhere, and on any mobile device.

Expertise: Why The Odds are Stacked Against Novices

Vignettes Learning

A Harvard Business Review article “ What’s Lost When Experts Retire ” reminded me about the dire need to rethink our roles as learning professionals and leaders: My sense is that our current of definitions and understanding of expertise may be at odds and stacked against helping novices to become experts. I continue to plow the literature on expertise and find it most exhilarating and inspiring. However, this outlook is the far-end spectrum of what expertise is.

How to facilitate knowledge transfer between generations

Matrix

4 Tips on how to facilitate knowledge transfer between generations. There is a lot of stereotyping in the lines above, some of it probably grounded in reality, but regardless of what generation employees belong to, it’s imperative that organizations find the best way to transfer the knowledge from the more experienced ones to the newcomers. Read more: How LMSs help companies ride the wave of knowledge transfer. Read more: Building a knowledge-sharing organizational culture.

Internal expertise – Finding, sharing and growing – The very interesting webinar.

Learning Cafe

“Basis of credibility of a person who is perceived to be knowledgeable in an area or topic due to his or her study, training, or experience in the subject matter.” The need to capturing and disseminate expertise is becoming more acute. We had a very knowledgeable expert panel who shared their insights during the webinar. The panel comprised of: Peter Davis – Senior Manager Knowledge Management at Westpac.

9 Simple Hacks to Write Better Knowledge Base Articles

TechSmith Camtasia

A knowledge base is a set of organized information about your product or service that a reader can go through to learn about said product or service or how to solve related problems. Knowledge bases can be aimed at internal or external audiences and can serve different purposes.

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

A consistent observation I’ve made is that the majority of learning deployed to organizations is purely knowledge-based. In fact, many L&D professionals I’ve worked with report that 70% to 85% of the learning they provide their organizations is designed to only build knowledge. Most L&D professionals realize that learning focused on only knowledge-based outcomes will do little to measurably impact performance.

Accelerating Product Knowledge with New Hires for the Holiday Season

Axonify

Traditional training methods leave a lot to be desired. . With traditional training, associates are typically plunked in a classroom and bombarded with information until their eyes glaze over. In the traditional “one and done” training approach, people forget as much as 70% of what they learn , within 24 hours! Implement daily microlearning training bursts. Offer knowledge on demand.

Accelerating Product Knowledge with New Hires for the Holiday Season

Axonify

Traditional training methods leave a lot to be desired. . With traditional training, associates are typically plunked in a classroom and bombarded with information until their eyes glaze over. In the traditional “one and done” training approach, people forget as much as 70% of what they learn , within 24 hours! Implement daily microlearning training bursts. Offer knowledge on demand.

The Benefits of Sharing Knowledge and Experience

Ed App

Sharing knowledge throughout a company is beneficial for employees spanning across different departments and levels of expertise. The benefits of info sharing is endless in the corporate sphere as employees with different skillsets are able to share their knowledge with others. We’ve rounded up the 4 most beneficial factors of sharing knowledge and experience in the workplace. Bridges Potential Gaps in Knowledge. Your Training Edge.

Top Characteristics of a Successful Knowledge Management System

WalkMe Training Station

These resources include everything from the software and training programs you have to the employees that work for you and the skill sets they bring. You need a knowledge management system to help you keep track of and make the most of these assets. Any knowledge management system, just like any software platform or other piece of technology, needs to be easy to use. Ideally, employees should be able to start using it with little to no training at all.

Employee Management Skills Every Leader Should Know

Your Training Edge

Expertise. Your market knowledge and experience need to assist all those whom you supervise, helping them to attain a greater degree of success. Managers are frequently contacted to offer training and coaching for their workers. You ought to have the ability to pass on helpful knowledge and convenient trade tricks that will aid your group stand out. We hear a lot about management skills. Unfortunately, they’re only in the abstract.

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Subject Matter Experts: The Key to Knowledge Transfer

Instilled

And whether it’s helping customers and clients or sharing their insider knowledge with peers, SMEs play a vital role in your organization. In this post, see how you can identify internal SMEs and capitalize on their expertise to create and share knowledge across multiple channels. SMEs should have proven knowledge and backgrounds in their respective areas of interest. How to Identify Internal SMEs and Capture Knowledge.

Human Connection, Not Technology, Most Important in Knowledge Transfer

CLO Magazine

Retirement is just around the corner for many in this cohort, meaning a whole lot of knowledge is about to walk out the door. While it’s important for people to bring their own expertise to work, “there’s no use in losing all of the perspective of the prior occupant of that role if it’s deep smarts, if it’s business critical and if it’s experience-based,” Leonard said. Knowledge transfer isn’t just critical when people retire, either.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. However, with the Baby Boomer Brain Drain phenomenon and the millennial job-hopping trend changing the face of the workforce, the harmful effects of knowledge loss are becoming more and more evident. In this article we’ll show you what organisations stand to lose by allowing experts to hoard knowledge and just how badly things can go wrong when this aspect is ignored.

Key Steps to Integrate Microlearning in Training Strategy

G-Cube

The success of any corporate training is measured by high knowledge acquisition and retention rates. So, the questions emerge -How can an organization impart training to modern-day workforce, with dwindling attention spans and busy schedules? Most importantly, how can we create a short burst of training, but with a greater impact? What Is Microlearning And How To Implement It In Corporate Training? This will then align training objectives and needs.

Personalization for Knowledge Workers

Xyleme

This is the 2 nd in a 3 part series addressing the impact of personalization in the education and training markets. In this post I address use cases that apply to a high-skilled knowledge workforce. Personalization for the high-skill knowledge worker. The 2013 high-skill knowledge worker is connected, mobile, global, dispersed and relies the new breed of communication, and collaboration technologies to do business.

Is Your Training On the Trivial?

Allison Rossett

And you’ve done your gap analysis to figure out what the highest priorities are for training. That’s expertise , and it exists at every level of your organization. People usually think of expertise as a “black box” – something which is unknowable, and certainly not written down anywhere. McKinsey uses the term tacit knowledge to describe this most critical asset. [1] But ill-structured problem solving expertise doesn’t exist by itself. Context knowledge.