Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Provided that learning and development leaders could and should have a central role in innovation, what is the chief learning officer’s responsibility? Appropriately reconciling roles will be a critical determinant of success. What is L&D’s Role? The world has changed.

How to become an eLearning Professional

E-Learning Provocateur

That’s the title of a free e-book to which I was flattered to be invited to contribute a chapter. The book is introduced by the editor, Christopher Pappas, as such: This is not your average looking, cliché reproducing, metaphysical, theory-loving free eLearning eBook.

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Trending Sources

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Everyone loves free, especially with software. Free software should be in a class by itself, because it often rumbles into three areas: 100% free with no watermarks, limited features/capabilities. 100% free but with limited features (if you want those gone you pay for it). 100% free but with limitations (and you cannot upgrade – some ATs actually do this – with the goal of you buying another of their products). Feel free to marvel. FREE.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #10 The Changing Role of the Instructor

Your Training Edge

The role of the instructor is changing, and while the initial reaction has been one of shock and fear (educators are afraid of losing their jobs), the truth is that this shift is actually very good news—for companies, for employees, and for trainers.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities

ID Reflections

They will expect and demand to learn differently -- social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. The world has gotten complicated.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. While we recognize that the onus has gradually shifted to the employees to keep themselves marketable / employable with updated skills and deep specializations (free agent nation), we also have to be sensitive to the fact that not everyone will know how to go about it. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein.

The role of Mentor in e-Learning: Adding the Human Touch

G-Cube

Many modern LMSs have a built-in role for a mentor that can be assigned for each course. Similarly, many social collaboration platforms can be utilized- free of cost. Within a modern LMS, there are many technology affordances which support the role of a Mentor for an e-course.

The Vital Role of Culture in Training Localization

CommLab India

Thus localizing training content has become inevitable and culture plays a critical role in the success of e-learning localization. Recognize the Roles of Gender. Check our free e-book: Delivering LOCALIZED training to your GLOBAL workforce.

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Role of Interactivity in eLearning

CourseArc

Boost Understanding of Learning Objectives – Assessments, scenarios, simulations, and role-plays that provide immediate feedback to learners help to reinforce learning objectives by providing reasoning for the correct response and ensuring that the final message is clearly understood. While interactivity can play a vital role in designing effective eLearning solutions, it needs to fit an overall learning methodology.

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Why Reflect? The Role of Reflection in the Learning Process

Vignettes Learning

Rather, it frees my mind to continue reflecting. Traveling is a painful process, even when one is having a vacation. I must admit though, that traveling especially at a time when I am less interrupted, like while on the plane or at the airport or just in a restaurant, allows me to reflect.

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Content Curation: One More Role for an Enterprise Community Manager

ID Reflections

How does this tie in with the role of a community manager, you may ask! What role can an enterprise community manager play? In this case, the community manager's role would be akin to that of a museum curator. This implies making it completely friction-less and free-form. Faced with the tsunami of information, we are all floundering to find our way to content that actually matters.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

MOOCs beg the question: If I can study at Stanford University for free, why would I pay tens of thousands of dollars to study at your dinky university and subject myself to your arcane rules? The role of the teacher will evolve. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

MOOCs beg the question: If I can study at Stanford University for free, why would I pay tens of thousands of dollars to study at your dinky university and subject myself to your arcane rules? The role of the teacher will evolve. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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How to Target Training to Learner Personas (Free Worksheet)

Bottom-Line Performance

Years’ experience in role. What makes the role challenging? The post How to Target Training to Learner Personas (Free Worksheet) appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. You want to make your training engaging… but why?

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.

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.

E-Learning Production Roles

E-learning Uncovered

In an effort to streamline e-learning development, our team at Artisan mapped out the entire e-learning production process and identified, to the minute detail, what roles are needed to create e-learning. Several of the roles listed can (and should) be combined into one person’s tasks, but for the purposes of process mapping we’ve separated everything to the lowest common denominator. You can free up your high-value team members.

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Learn About The Role Evaluation Plays in Grants

Kapp Notes

Webinar: Making Evaluation Integral to Your ATE Proposal WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 | 1-2:30 PM ET In this free, 90-minute webinar, participants will learn how to make evaluation a strong component of their ATE proposals. I do work as an evaluator on several National Science Foundation (NSF ) Advanced Technology Education (ATE) grants. learn a little more about the ATE programs ) I have been asked to share some of my experiences in an upcoming webinar about NSF ATE Evaluations.

[Free eBook] LearnUpon’s Ultimate SCORM Overview

LearnUpon

This free eBook was inspired by the questions we’ve been asked by hundreds of organisations worldwide about why they should use SCORM, and how to make the best of the format. The post [Free eBook] LearnUpon’s Ultimate SCORM Overview appeared first on LearnUpon.

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Understanding the Role of Training in the Extended Enterprise

Litmos

The extremes range from free product training to for-fee certification training. One organization I’ve worked with offered a suite of tutorials online for free, but that was backed up with paid certifications and on-site support as part of a learning plan.

11 Popular (Free) Plugins Used with LearnDash

LearnDash

Some of the plugins are free while others are paid/premium. While it is rare for us to see a plugin that is on every installation with LearnDash, here are some of the more popular free plugins we have seen. User Role Editor – If you have a need to manage or modify the WordPress (and LearnDash) user roles, then there are few better options than this plugin. Every single WordPress site out there uses plugins, and usually more than one.

The Big Question: Does Gamification have a role in Workplace Learning?

Clive on Learning

This is not a word to use outside the e-learning community without ridicule, but it does have some value in that it describes succinctly that you can add value to what would otherwise be a game-free medium by adding some of the characteristics of games.

12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

They provide you with the tools, resources and activities you need to learn more about how technology plays a role in the advancement of learning in the 21st century. The post 12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools appeared first on eLearning Online Training Software.

What will your training role be in the future?

The Learning Circuits

After sitting in on a training professional competencies focus group at TechKnowledge 2012, I became more inspired than ever to think about the role that learning and development professionals can look forward to in the future. One thing seems nearly certain—as time passes, the role of the training professional and instructional designer will be transformed. It seems feasible that all future roles could be based on this type of understanding, as represented in the diagram below.

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How to make an LMS free trial work for you

LearnUpon

If you’re in the process of selecting an LMS, you’ll have seen banners encouraging you to ‘Start your free trial’ on almost every vendor website. A free trial is a crucial part of the LMS selection process. But the timing of an LMS free trial also matters.

Agile: An incredibly freeing way to work

Torrance Learning

This changes the project lead’s role from one of planning, measuring and controlling to one of coaching, facilitating and communicating. At a recent conference session on using Agile project methods for elearning (what we call LLAMA) , an interesting question came up. I’ll paraphrase. Doesn’t the project team think this is just incredibly controlling?”. Uh, no… “Really? I tried to do something very much like this and nobody liked it.

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The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content

Gyrus

The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content. In the modern world, we have access to a wide-variety of free content. Here is a quick guideline in evaluating the free content available to you, and how to augment your learning program with what you find.

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The role of the Personal Learning Advisor: supporting everyday workplace learning

Jane Hart

Fee also includes a free copy of the PDF version of the MWL book and membership of the MWL Association. £99 Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 APRIL 2016.

What is Game Based Learning? (Free Webinar Series)

Bottom-Line Performance

Games are not just reserved for kids; educational games for adults can play a major role in how we learn at work. What is game based learning? When we gain knowledge and learn new skills through playing a game, we are participating in game based learning.

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Game-based learning on a shoestring

E-Learning Provocateur

In this free online game, you play the role of a waitress in a busy restaurant. With resources such as Diner Dash available for free, you can do it on a shoestring. Game-based learning doesn’t have to break the bank.

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7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Quality content, for free, from some of the world’s most respected educational institutions? Consequently, I envisage L&D professionals playing important roles in both curating and supporting MOOCs for their colleagues.

Self-service learning and the role of manager as coach

Connect Thinking

Today I’d like to explore a little more about the role of manager. Of course both the L&D team and the managers of new staff need to be across this kind of initiative and understand their role in continuing the conversation and encouraging staff learning self-management.