Outdated Training – from Problem to Asset

Obsidian Learning

Their employees aren’t learning what they need to, either because the training content isn’t current or because the delivery method no longer fits business needs or employee expectations. Here’s what we hear from customers with pain around outdated delivery methods: “We have Instructor-Led Training (ILT) courses, but no travel budget. Employees can’t leave their jobs for a 10-day ILT course anymore. We need to convert to eLearning/ blended learning.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. Back in the early 2000′s, LMSs often had content mgt features built within their system, but called themselves learning management systems. Today, however more and more learning management systems are bringing into content management features, inc. Social Learning – 57.1%.

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How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies. Build performance support into every blended learning effort.

Reducing Corporate Learning Costs with a Blended Learning Approach

Obsidian Learning

CLOs and learning directors from all industries have achieved tremendous savings with blended learning. Understand the basics of blended learning, and you can, too. What is blended learning? By blended learning, we mean learning that comprises at least two different delivery media. The delivery media can be incorporated into one event, or spread out over time (what we call “distributed blended learning”) for better reinforcement and retention.

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Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

There are around 700 hundred Learning Management Systems (LMS’s) on the market. And yet, innovative learning solutions keep coming up. You’ve probably heard or even invested in new systems such as Learning Experience Platforms, Microlearning platforms, Collaborative Learning tools and Gamification tools …. Companies are increasingly recognizing that the LMS is not enough to meet today’s learning challenges. What is a Learning Technology Ecosystem?

Training & Development: How sensible is it to outsource?

Origin Learning

A leading and fast-growing global provider of security and compliance management solutions chose Origin Learning Solutions as its e-learning partner to partially outsource its training and development activity in order to march ahead with its scaling-up operations.As you read, you will understand the rationale behind choosing an external learning partner. It was keen to shift from a predominantly instructor-led training approach to an online and blended learning mode.

4 NextGen Gamification Solutions To Enhance Your Corporate Training

EI Design

With the maturing of the usage of Gamification for learning, there is a buzz on Next Gen Gamification solutions. Gamification for serious learning has made steady progress in the last 4-5 years and is being acknowledged as an effective approach for various types of corporate training. Learners love gamification as it provides the element of “fun” with serious learning. The learning is highly engaging, challenging, and “fun.” Gamified aids to support ILT.

Bob Mosher on Informal Learning and Performance Support

Learning Visions

Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity? with Bob Mosher of Learning Guide Solutions, presented by Massachusetts Chapter of ISPI and sponsored by Kineo. Part of the problem w/training is that people can’t recall – performance support helps you remember and decode what you learned. We don’t need performance support tools that start, “In this lesson, you will learn…” Captain Sully used a job aid to land the plane on the Hudson.

Gamification Trends in 2019 – Packed with Tips and Ideas You Can Use

EI Design

Gamification is the use of principles and key elements of gaming to deliver the required learning objectives. The key elements of the Game mechanics that are a part of Gamification for learning include: While “Have fun as you learn” resonates well with learners, these approaches are often looked at with skepticism by the corporates. Gamification adds fun to learning but does not drive learner performance. Gamification Trend #1: Maturing of Gamification for learning.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support by Jolene on January 21, 2011 in Informal Learning , eLearning , mobile learning , performance support In his blog post Social Learning and the Exobrain , Simon Bostok (prolific and thought-provoking blogger at Hypergogue ), declares: The smart people in learning have been talking about shifting pretty much everything to Performance Support.

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Top Tips to Design, Develop and Deliver e-Learning Content!

Hurix Digital

On a similar note, custom e-learning content is the new buzzword of today’s business environment as more and more organizations need to train their employees on the products and processes specific to their industry. The main principle behind designing interactive e-Learning is to treat e-Learning design as an experience for learners, instead of merely treating it as information sharing. Advantages of Custom e-Learning Content. Social Learning.

The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)

TalentLMS

Rhonda DeYoung, Senior Learning Experience Designer, Anthem, Inc. ADDIE is a tried and true method for making a training house a learning home.”. Content is then delivered through a Learning Management System (LMS). And is any learning delivered online through a computer or mobile device. Similarly, there’s also an LCMS = Learning Content Management System. Used to create, manage, and maintain learning content. CLO = Chief Learning Officer.

Top Tips to Design, Develop and Deliver e-Learning Content!

Hurix Digital

On a similar note, custom e-learning content is the new buzzword of today’s business environment as more and more organizations need to train their employees on the products and processes specific to their industry. The main principle behind designing interactive e-Learning is to treat e-Learning design as an experience for learners, instead of merely treating it as information sharing. Advantages of Custom e-Learning Content. Social Learning.

A Look at Learning’s Future

CLO Magazine

A slow but steady economic recovery is driving optimism toward learning investments. Firm spending on learning and development has been volatile since 2008, declining and recovering in reaction to the global financial crisis and its abatement. But in 2012, the economic recovery combined with a rebound in learning spending appeared to drive learning investments. This month IDC compares how CLOs feel about corporate learning in 2013 to their outlook in recent years.

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4 eLearning Trends That Will Change The Way You Look At Online Learning

CommLab India

In the Learning and Development (L&D) community, the words learning trends are easily tossed around. However, it is quite tough to live in the midst of a technological disruption in the learning space. No matter how you look at it, it’s evident that the disruption in learning trends is larger than it’s ever been. So what are these disruptive learning trends that are taking the L&D space by storm? The growth of mobile and on-demand learning .

Why Adopt Microlearning – 15 Questions Answered

Adobe Captivate

Both these raise questions on how your learning strategy should be updated to offset these challenges. Then there’s the “Forgetting curve” too that postulates that we forget nearly 80% of what we learn in 30 days if there is no reinforcement. These three challenges are very real and need to be addressed for learning to be sticky, easy to apply on the job, and show a demonstrable gain that businesses want to see. As the name suggests, microlearning is learning in micro bites.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Although everyone learns most from their mistakes, it does save a lot of money if you keep some tips in the back of your mind. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Learning results in physical changes to the brain and these changes are unique to each individual. What is an online learning community?

How to save time by using an LMS?

LearnUpon

A Learning Management System like LearnUpon has been specifically designed to allow organisations to create, deploy and track training in the most efficient manner possible. Portals. With a cloud-based LMS, a user can log into a web-portal in order to access their training. By using a multi-tenant LMS you can effectively give clients and partners their own dedicated learning portal without any increased time required to manage them. Learning Paths.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. In his masterpiece Future Shock, Alvin Toffler has noted how the most literate persons of 21st century will not be those who can read or write, but those who can “learn, unlearn and relearn.”. Learning is getting experiential. Organizations are smart enough to see through this shift — traditional course-based learning is on its way out, skill-based learning is creeping in! Learning happens on demand.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. In his masterpiece Future Shock, Alvin Toffler has noted how the most literate persons of 21st century will not be those who can read or write, but those who can “learn, unlearn and relearn.”. Learning is getting experiential. Organizations are smart enough to see through this shift — traditional course-based learning is on its way out, skill-based learning is creeping in! Learning happens on demand.