Expertise

Clark Quinn

Expertise is an elusive thing. And the more expertise one has, the better you are able to apply it to situations. Expertise is valuable. The properties of expertise include that it’s compiled away to be essentially automatic. Which is why experts quite literally cannot tell you what they do!) On the other hand, their responses to situations in their area of expertise are likely to be as good as you can get.

Applying Expertise

Clark Quinn

I’m trying to get my mind around how the information we’re finding out about expertise matches to the types of problems people face. If you look across the literature on expertise, and the recent writing on how our brains work (c.f. Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow ), you see an emerging picture of expertise. When you look at the Cynefin model, which characterizes the types of problems we face, we see what types of expertise are helpful.

How to Become an Expert or What I Learned from Reading “Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise”

Pract.us

Anders Ericsson is an expert on expertise. Here are the points that resonated most with me: Experts are made, not born. Experts practice with a purpose. So if experts aren’t all born with special advantages, how do they rise to the tops of their fields?

Interview with an Expert Series: Tracy King

Blue Sky eLearn

Fresh out of graduate school, she realized she was a subject expert but had a lot to learn about learning. Relying on subject experts to design their eLearning courses without the support of an instructional design partner. Academic institutions bring their high caliber faculty and learning expertise. The post Interview with an Expert Series: Tracy King appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn. Education is a lifelong passion for Tracy.

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From Sales Enablement to Sales Performance: Moving the Needle on the Metrics That Matter

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, Founder & Sales Transformation Architect, Transforming Sales Results LLC

What’s missing is a clear focus on driving measurable improvement in sales performance and the expertise required to truly move the needle on the metrics that matter.

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

Web Courseworks

Call me old fashioned, but I do still see the value in a thoughtfully constructed book curated by a trusted source and filled with vetted content from a wide variety of industry experts. The second edition ASTD Handbook is filled with great insights from industry experts.

Gift horses

E-Learning Provocateur

Sometimes it takes an expert to show them. In an era in which the very existence of the L&D department is attracting evermore scrutiny, the role of the “expert” in our context is becoming increasingly pertinent.

Expert Advice

CLO Magazine

Many people mistakenly think that learning group advisers need to be the extreme experts in their field. People are often inclined to look for the top expert to answer their questions, but this overlooks an entire middle area of advisers who might be a better fit.

Putting Members’ Needs First: Working with Subject Matter Experts

Association eLearning

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) may be from Mars, and Instructional Designers may be from Venus … but at the end of the day, your members are the actual center of the universe! I’m talking about the very frightening concept of each party accepting that both are experts in their own right.

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How To Extract Knowledge From Experts Before It’s Lost

Dashe & Thomson

Even if the company appreciated his expertise and commitment, they likely wouldn’t let him leave with a computer. Now, what would happen if that same employee walked out on his last day without sharing any of his expertise? Business as usual… The post How To Extract Knowledge From Experts Before It’s Lost appeared first on Dashe & Thomson. Learning institutional knowledge subject matter experts

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Teaching Expert Learners

Kapp Notes

Here are some tips for teaching expert learners. For example, in a previous blog entry I noted that expert chess players have access to over 50,000 configurations of Chess pieces on a board and can easily remember where chess pieces are mid-game because of these patterns. This is what is known as “Expertise Reversal Effect.” [2]. So the question becomes, what is the best method for teaching experts in a certain domain of knowledge?

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Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

One of the recurring themes on my blog is a call for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to share their knowledge with the wider organisation. You see, everyone is an expert in something. So while they might not be experts in the entire domain, they will be experts in parts thereof.

Subject Matter Experts vs Learning Experts: What’s the Difference?

Bottom-Line Performance

Meet the Subject Matter Expert. Our clients are usually experts in their field or have easy access to others on their team who are considered expert. These individuals are subject matter experts. Meet the Learning and Performance Experts. What is a Learning Expert?

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See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

Li’s an expert in socratic selling and knows your product specs off by heart, but did you know she’s halfway through a Master of International Business degree? Does your organisation have a searchable personnel directory that captures everyone’s expertise?

Access to Experts: Seven Steps to Leveraging the Expertise in Your Organization by Steve Foreman

Learning Solutions Magazine

Can people in your organization get critical expert advice with ease and confidence? improve your expert network. Here are seven steps to create or. Design Strategies Performance Support Professional Development Training Strategies

Accessibility Expertise: Determining Where It Belongs in Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

Do I need an expert? You might not expect a subject matter expert to have a grasp of the intricacies of instructional design. So, do I need an accessibility expert on my team? Do you bring in an accessibility expert?

7 Tips To Market Your e-Learning Expertise

Adobe Captivate

It is one thing to be an expert in your field, but it’s an entirely different challenge getting clients to pick you among other potential candidates. Here are 7 helpful and actionable tips to get the word out about your e-Learning expertise. Blog eLearning experience expert

Interfacing with Subject Matter Experts

ID Mentors

The effectiveness of Technology-Based Training is dependent on two roles- the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and the Instructional Designer. Ford (1992) in their article Getting Inside the Expert’s Brain. To quote from the article Business Experts and College Faculty Collaborate to Design Instruction by Gloria Palumbo Holland (1998), “Corporate America is demanding that education programs ‘achieve specific, real-world goals’. Introduction.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

Yet, evidence suggests that teams containing or connected to experts always outperform even the best and brightest of individual experts, particularly when enabled with software or technology. Reward expert contributions for the team’s resolution of critical business issues.

Using E-Learning to Developing Expertise in Pharma

ATD Learning Technologies

Personnel need to have the cognitive skills and develop expertise so they can flexibly and critically evaluate various options, including identifying potential risks and ways to control and mitigate them,” writes James L.

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

Origin Learning

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.

How to Identify Subject Matter Experts

Growth Engineering

However, every piece of learning content you create needs the input of a subject matter expert. These people have grown their expertise to become the chief authority on a particular topic. Often, you’ll find that you don’t know who these experts are. Identify an expertise.

Novice Versus Expert Design Strategies

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach Novice Versus Expert Design Strategies. Tags: DESIGN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN expert learners expertise reversal effect novice learners novice to expert Instructional designers might be interfering with the learning process. Here's how.

Some Differences Between Experts and Novices

Kapp Notes

As learning professionals, it is important that we understand that novice learners and expert learners demand/require and need a different approach to instruction. In fact, Ruth Clark points to reach that indicates that”many of the instructional methods that are effective for novices either have no effect or, in some cases, depress the learning of learners with more expertise.” The expert has solved many similar problems and recalls schemas easily.

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See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

Li’s an expert in socratic selling and knows your product specs off by heart, but did you know she’s halfway through a Master of International Business degree? Does your organisation have a searchable personnel directory that captures everyone’s expertise?

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

One of the recurring themes on my blog is a call for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to share their knowledge with the wider organisation. You see, everyone is an expert in something. So while they might not be experts in the entire domain, they will be experts in parts thereof.

Want To Share Your Expertise? You’re Cursed. Here’s How To Fix It.

OpenSesame

You are an expert. But have you ever stopped to think about how your expertise could be making it harder for you to create effective online courses? In fact, research tells us that when it comes to predicting the time it will take a beginner to master a new skill, experts are cursed.

What is a Subject Matter Expert?

Growth Engineering

It’s for this reason that L&D professionals have to spend so much time hunting down the various experts within their organisations, so that they can take their expertise and package it up for others to learn from! Subject Matter Expert. Direct sharing of expertise.

8 Ways You Can Develop And Prosper In Your Chosen Profession

Your Training Edge

Get in touch with an expert who is in the position that you see yourself in the future. Gain expertise in an area that’s valuable for your organization. Author Bio: Nathan William is an expert on homework help and CDR help , working for TopHomeworkHelper.com.

Ask The Experts: KiKi L’Italien

Association eLearning

Jack McGrath: Hi and welcome to another in our series Ask the Experts. They can supply the kind of expertise that’s needed in a lot of cases that higher education just doesn’t provide. McGrath: And thank you for watching and look for others in the series, Ask the Experts.

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Ask The Experts: Kiki L’Italien

Association eLearning

Jack McGrath: Hi and welcome to another in our series Ask the Experts. They can supply the kind of expertise that’s needed in a lot of cases that higher education just doesn’t provide. McGrath: And thank you for watching and look for others in the series, Ask the Experts.

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Celebrate Your Expertise - Share and Standout

Vignettes Learning

In this fifth installement of the five-part blog series about The All-New TrainingMagNetwork.com Open Learning Environment, we will talk about presenting yourself as an expert and specialist of a specific field. Path to Expertise Progress The classic resume is static.

Freedom to Learn and Pursue One's Expertise

Vignettes Learning

We call it Path to Expertise or Path2X. This provides them a unique perspective of their pursuit of expertise. 4) Trending and Patterns of Insights are Predictors of Expertise Areas Articulate your expertise/digital tracker.

Expertise: Why The Odds are Stacked Against Novices

Vignettes Learning

I continue to plow the literature on expertise and find it most exhilarating and inspiring. Gladwell’s 10,000 Hours to be an Expert - No Short Cuts In Outliers , author Malcolm Gladwell writes that it takes 10,000 hours to achieve mastery.

Getting the SME to Share Expertise for eLearning: Understanding “Type”

Web Courseworks

" My blog post on handling subject matter experts back in January also seemed to stimulate discussion. dissertation proposal on contributing factors to expertise-sharing between the SME and the design team. The development team member bonding with the SME starts with a better understanding of the types of expertise. In the book Expertise in Context , edited by Paul J. Labeled an Expert: an expert by virtue of being labeled as such.

7 Ways to Encourage Experts to Share Knowledge

Growth Engineering

A system that allows knowledge sharing takes some of the load off by letting learners with questions find the experts with the answers. The principle of connecting learners and experts is sound, but in practice, engaging experts with the L&D programme can be challenging.

Here’s How Subject Matter Experts Help Build Great Courses

Rapid eLearning

Subject matter experts play a key role in the success of our courses. This is part three of the series on how to work with subject matter experts based on tips shared by your peers. Help the subject matter expert understand the basics of instructional design.

Working with your Subject Matter Expert

Visual Lounge

When it comes to developing great curriculum for the humans in your organization, finding the right subject matter expert (SME) can mean the difference between elegant content simplicity or complexity in motion. The post Working with your Subject Matter Expert appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

Help Your Sales Reps Become Experts with Cloud-Based Content

Inkling

It’s not enough to be an expert on your company’s product: your reps need to be experts on the customer’s needs and the solutions to those needs. It’s time to train your sales force to demonstrate that they’re trustworthy advisors, armed with valuable expertise to supplement their budding partnership with each prospect. A sales enablement solution that builds on your team’s expertise should include such features as: Optimized content.

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More on SMEs – A Compilation of Blogs about Subject Matter Experts

Web Courseworks

With my session on micro-collaboration coming up this week at the Learning Solutions Conference & Expo , I thought I would rewind a bit and highlight some of my past posts on subject matter experts. Communicating with Subject Matter Experts (09/13/2010). Subject Matter Experts: How to Engage and Influence SMEs (05/29/2010). Getting the SME to Share Expertise for eLearning: Understanding “Type” (05/26/2009). Tips on Handling Subject Matter Experts (01/08/2009).

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