Highlights from the Spring Client Forum

Unicorn Training

We're not quite sure where the time goes, but this week we were back with the first of our biannual Client Forum events for 2018. a brand new feature at this forum, we were also delighted to be joined by a number of our partners - including Video Arts, The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), MicroLearn and FSTP. Oh yes, it's that time of year again!We're

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New twist on business simulations at LT Summer Forum

Sponge UK

NEWS: The benefits of combining technology, games and face-to-face training to enhance business simulations will be explored at the Learning Technologies 2016 Summer Forum. The company is exhibiting at the Summer Forum at Stand 11.

Evolving role of Trainers in Corporate Learning

G-Cube

The trainer plays a pivotal here – a role which is nevertheless evolving with the changing needs of the corporate learners. In the corporate scenario, the trainer now plays multiple roles to suit the needs of the modern workplace learner. Role of the trainer in Classroom Learning.

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The role technology plays in the knowledge creation process

Docebo

The following is part two of an excerpt from a knowledge brief by Aberdeen Group : the brief discusses the role that technology plays in the knowledge creation process and the ways in which Learning 3.0

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Unicorn Summer Client Forum - Top Takeaways

Unicorn Training

Yesterday we held our Unicorn Summer Client Forum and welcomed over 70 guests to the O2 Intercontinental Hotel, North Greenwich.

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Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. What is coming in 2014

Learning Cafe

We discuss: Panel Discussion 1- CLO Forum. Panel Discussion 2 – Consultants Forum. The post Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. Learning Cafe Events Learning Cafe Webinar Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum

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Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today

ID Reflections

This requires anyone playing the role to wear multiple hats. In my post, I want to explore some of the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. They will split into teams and groups driven by many factors from functional areas and interests to roles and projects.

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

I recently had a great conversation with Becky Barch, a performance consultant at the Bank, about her smart application of discussion forum software from ElementK. The forum is targeted to a small group – loan/lending assistants.

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Managing the Change of Learning – Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

Rowena Maxwell – Rowena Maxwell has over 20 years experience in Learning & Development Consulting and Management roles with organisations like Canon, Vodafone, AMP, Citigroup, Suncorp, IAG, Commonwealth Bank and Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. That forum is still up and running. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful.

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Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

Thus, micro-learning can play a crucial role in both formally designed performance support as well as in informal learning, with the latter focusing on user-generated content. What is micro-learning? When and where does it work well? What characteristics define micro-learning? In this post, I have looked at micro-learning from the point of view of efficacy as well as applicability. Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities.

5 Ways to use Role-Playing in eLearning

TalentLMS

Role-playing is one of the most powerful teaching strategies. It uncovers the complex personalities of your learners, while they engage with each other and the eLearning program within their roles. But we cannot use role-playing in just any eLearning course.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. It even threatens to overtake the blogosphere’s current obsession with gamification.

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Your Olympic Training Dream Team: 5 Emerging Roles for L&D Pros

Litmos

These athletes and the Games themselves are also a fantastic reminder of the vital role of training in becoming an expert at anything, whether on the ski slopes, the ice rink, or the corporate L&D team. Five emerging roles for the progressive L&D pro: Connected community cultivator.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. It even threatens to overtake the blogosphere’s current obsession with gamification.

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The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

This means that the role of learning professionals such as instructional designers and instructors expands beyond creating and delivering courses to finding useful content and vetting potential authorities and subject matter experts.

Forum Focuses on Public-Private Partnerships

CLO Magazine

The Global Education and Skills Forum will be held annually in the UAE to promote better education. At the inaugural Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, 500 delegates from 50 countries discussed the global demand for better education. “Education should be viewed as the most important issue globally because of the role it can play in alleviating some of the world's most pressing challenges."

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Desperate Need to Reinvent the L&D professional in Australia – Online Forum

Learning Cafe

Offered the role of a onboarding program facilitator, Derek did not think twice before he said “yes” Since then he had polished his facilitation skills, moved into a Learning partner role and currently headed the Learning function for one the divisions of the insurance company.

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The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

This means that the role of learning professionals such as instructional designers and instructors expands beyond creating and delivering courses to finding useful content and vetting potential authorities and subject matter experts.

Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Supporting Performance with Learning

Learning Cafe

Peter Davis – Moderator – Peter has worked in the L&D profession for over 20 years across a range of industries and roles. Date : 11th October, Thursday 12 pm – 1 pm, EST /Sydney. Hear experienced practioners talk about how learning is is morphing into performance support.

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Insights: L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning

Clive on Learning

The second of the ten 'insights' in the report is that ‘L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning'. In the meantime, there's a job to be done, and that's far better achieved through access to videos, PDFs, forums, blogs and simple web articles. The 90:9:1 rule suggests that only one in a hundred will start up a blog, create a new thread on a forum or put a video on YouTube.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege. The role of the teacher will evolve. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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Four roles for social media in workplace learning

Clive on Learning

I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. Here is where blogging can play a valuable role. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now. Anyway, this post provides me with an opportunity to clarify my thoughts in preparation for the discussion.

Why Reflect? The Role of Reflection in the Learning Process

Vignettes Learning

A few examples are: • Wikis • Blogs • Online forums • Digital storytelling The Digital Storytelling Association provides the following definition of digital storytelling: it is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling.

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Top Tips from Unicorn Client Forum

Unicorn Training

Integrated, simplicity, ease of use, all in one place – these were the key themes that kept coming to the fore as Unicorn held its third Client Forum in London yesterday. Following customer feedback Unicorn are launching online Customer Help Desk Forum - enables clients to ask questions and answer questions for each other. The forum is also searchable and if a client still needs help, their query gets flagged automatically with help desk.

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Looking back at 2012. What is coming in 2013 – Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

For the past 14 years he has occupied a range of senior human resources development roles. Date : 6th December,Thursday 12 pm – 1 pm, EST /Sydney. Our final online panel discussion for 2012 and it is not be missed.

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The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! Do L&D professionals have the necessary skill set to handle the role of Performance Consultants?”.

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Observations from Supporting Performance with Learning – Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

28 Learning professionals from a wide cross section of industries participated in the online Workplace Trends Forum on Supporting Performance with Learning.

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BLOG: Summer Loving - What Were The Hot Topics at Learning Technologies Forum

Unicorn Training

Ask any three people at last month's Learning Technologies Summer Forum what the hottest topics in eLearning were and you would probably get three different answers. You could tailor training to what the user needs to know depending on their job role, competency and development needs.If

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The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

These disparities signify the need for a major re-look at the roles and activities that revolve around L&D activities for the successful implementation of the 70:20:10 Model in organizations. “Too many teachers see education as preparing kids for the past, not the future.”

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

One way to do that is to leverage MOOCs for content delivery and provide value-added instruction (discussion, Q&A, worked examples, role plays etc) to local students – who of course will pay a premium for the privilege. The role of the teacher will evolve. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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Speaking at eLearning Guild Online Forum, February 12th

Steve Howard

I’ll be speaking at the eLearning Guild’s online forum, Converting and Repurposing Content for e-Learning on February 12th. The online forum runs on the 11th and 12th of February, and features some great-sounding presentations. The two day forum looks to be a very interesting and informative event. I’ll be speaking about a pet project that I’ve been working on for my employer NASCO in Atlanta.

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Don’t miss our free seminar at the LT Summer Forum!

Spicy Learning

Behaviour change through emotional investment is the focus of Saffron Interactive’s seminar at Learning Technologies Summer Forum on 18 June. Next week a seminar by Saffron Interactive will demonstrate how e-learning can play an indispensable role in creating emotional investment. The Learning Technologies Summer Forum is free and takes place on 18 June.

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Managing Capability – New Avatar of L&D/HR ? Are we doing it right?

Learning Cafe

Our research indicates that while “capability” is a popular term, it means different things and seems to encompass many different outcomes and job roles. Frontpage Slider items Learning Cafe Webinar capability Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinar

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ).