Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

The core skill for instructional designers is creating learning experiences. Cammy Bean refers to this as a “T-shaped” skill set in her book The Accidental Instructional Designer (p.

Accessibility Expertise: Determining Where It Belongs in Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

Building accessible online courses requires specialized skills—but do all accessible elearning development skills reside in a single role? Accessibility, like any specialized area of skill, requires dedicated time to master.

Trending Sources

Got Skills Gaps? Partner Up

CLO Magazine

Adults are struggling to learn in today’s fast-paced world, and leaders are having a tough time finding employees who already have both the technical and soft skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. Chief Learning Officer : How severe is the skills gap in our knowledge-focused age?

Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

".learning is ubiquitous in ongoing activity, though often unrecognised as such - Jean Lave (1993)" Recently, I read a series of posts and articles related to digital literacy, 21st Century Skills and the behaviours and practices required for working and learning in a connected world.

Marketing Your ELearning Skills

LearnDash

The idea of marketing your own skills can be somewhat intimidating, and understandably so. Marketing your expertise can be easy to do with just a few strategic decisions.

Where Have All the People Skills Gone

Training Industry

The response was nearly universal: Kids of today are more technologically savvy and dependent; however, there has been a definite erosion of their interpersonal skills (e.g., This blog post focuses on that erosion and uses the following words interchangeably: people skills, soft skills and emotional intelligence. Before we start challenging our thinking about the potential systematic erosion of people skills, it would be prudent to share a foundational definition.

How to Balance Hard Skills and Soft Skills Training

Training Industry

When you run a business or work in Human Resource Management, you know that developing your employees and improving their skills and expertise is going to be helpful for you in the long run. However, what is often missed when developing lower-level staff and administrative professionals is that training should not only focus on “hard skills,” such as computer software packages or technical qualifications; soft skills are important, too, for all levels of employees.

MOOCs Proving Useful For Tech Skills

LearnDash

The truth is, some areas of expertise are fairing better than others. Today’s online students are eager to learn skills like web design, HTML5, PHP coding, CSS, javascript, and more. e-Skills for Jobs in Europe.

10 Elements That Will Destroy Your Communication Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Strong communication skills training can provide substantial benefits to organizations of all sizes. Providing skills coaching during training is essential to the success of any training program. Your employees want to do more than just learn new skills.

10 Future Work Skills to Teach Your Members

WBT Systems

Is your association helping members develop the work skills they need for the future? These skills aren’t specifically addressed in the Certified Association Executive (CAE) exam, but they will be invaluable for association professionals as they deal with changes in their market and workplace. If you don’t provide education on future work skills , your members will find that education elsewhere. Let’s take a look at some of the skills Boyd identified for “the postnormal era.”

CLOs Help Veterans’ Translate Military Competencies into Private Sector Skills

CLO Magazine

Many veterans seeking private-sector jobs are challenged because the military language used to describe certain competencies, skills and experiences is different than the language used in the commercial sector.

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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.

The Best New Learning Book

Usable Learning

Specifically, though, this is one of the best accessible books out there that translates the science of expertise and skill development into compulsively readable material: – images from Badass, used with permission.

How to close skill gaps in your organization ?

Origin Learning

Also, the competencies and skill-sets of employees too were quite different given their levels of knowledge and expertise. This primarily helped in skill gap analysis.

Skills That an ELearning Project Manager Should Possess

Designing Digitally

Title: Staying Updated with eLearning Trends Description: Another skill that an eLearning Project Manager should possess is staying in the loop regarding the latest trends and innovation in relation to eLearning. Effective eLearning is comprised of many components.

A Three-Step Process to Build Your Skills the Right Way

Rapid eLearning

Today I’ll share a few ways to find inspiration from others and use it build YOUR skills the right way. And then use those skills to show off what you can do. This helps build your personal brand and expertise.

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

Of course the level of expertise in a particular domain will vary across a population, and the label of “expert” will naturally be assigned to those who have the most. We need to empower the many to share their expertise.

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

Of course the level of expertise in a particular domain will vary across a population, and the label of “expert” will naturally be assigned to those who have the most. We need to empower the many to share their expertise.

Article Review: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs

Pract.us

David James, chief learning strategist for Looop, explores this idea in his article for Learning Solutions Magazine , “Next Action: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs.”. L&D can re-skill to create simple custom resources or curate existing ones.

Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.

Pract.us

In particular, you have to make sure that exiting employees don’t leave a skills gap in their wakes. Lawler, III, writing for Forbes , suggests that employee turnover can be a good thing because it introduces new skills and fresh perspectives into the workforce.

Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

To get a job or impress a boss, you’ll first need to broaden your professional skills. But those who really excel in the workplace or in their consulting careers possess a wider range of knowledge, skills, and expertise.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. You may have joined the training/learning profession because you were a subject expert and wanted to (or were recruited to) share your expertise.

Training for competencies or merely for skills? A no-brainer, really

Matrix

The training units will definitely add greatly to employee skills, abilities, competencies, expertise, proficiency and pretty much everything else in that particular semantic area. If we were to define skills, they are very specific activities, some more complex than others.

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.

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.

Train the Trainer E-learning Course to Power up Your Training Skills

CommLab India

On the event of thanksgiving, CommLab India has launched a Train the Trainer e-learning course for those who wish to invigorate their training expertise. Applying delivery skills. Access the course now to power up your training skills.

See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. Does your organisation have a searchable personnel directory that captures everyone’s expertise?

See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. Does your organisation have a searchable personnel directory that captures everyone’s expertise?

4 Skills Managers Need to Work Smart Machines

CLO Magazine

In a July 2016 letter to Fortune magazine, a new manager assessed a changing workforce that will increasingly include smart machines; and considered the skills needed to be part of that future.

Killer Strategies for Training and Development

Your Training Edge

We through years of schooling to train ourselves and develop a set of skills for a better future. Learning and development in any organization are designed to enhance employee’s performance by improving skills and knowledge.

Do You Have the Skills to Succeed?

Rapid eLearning

In today’s post we’ll look at another part of the conversation where we discussed what skills are needed to succeed and how they can be nurtured. Success Requires Multiple Skills. Since so much of the development of the elearning course sits on the shoulders of just a few, it’s important to have multiple skills. Here are some of the skills that are critical to success: Project consulting. Expertise with your authoring tool. Acquiring Skills.

Hiring the Right LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

Work Tasks and Skill Set Uncovered: An Interview with Elizabeth Lepkowski. Or they end up hiring a person who does not have the technical skills to administer the LMS. Elizabeth Lepkowski, Education Manager, American Society of Anesthesiologists.

How Your Skills Can Change the World & Help Build a Professional Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

This means you get little opportunity to expand your skills and do something different. A great way to grow your skills and add to your portfolio is by volunteering to build courses. Volunteer to offer your expertise to Last Mile Learning.