4 Killer Examples Of Learning Portals For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Usage of learning portals for corporate training initiatives is gaining momentum. In this article, I share 4 examples of how you can use them for both formal and informal learning to increase employee engagement. Learning Portals For Corporate Training: What Are Their Key Characteristics? Learning portals are knowledge repositories featuring learning paths, and they are designed to meet specific initiatives. Social learning.

Survey on Extreme or Informal Learning

Jay Cross

From my pal Curt Bonk at Indiana University: My research team and I from the Instructional Systems Technology Department at Indiana University are conducting a study titled, “Collecting Stories of Extreme or Informal Learning.” ” This study explores how people learn (and teach) with technology in unique and nontraditional ways. I’m finishing up my next book, Informal Learning in Business. Where do you go to learn things?

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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. 3 domains: formal, informal, performance support. Part of the problem w/training is that people can’t recall – performance support helps you remember and decode what you learned. The classic cognitive chunk of recall 7 +/- 2 tidbits of information. When learning for the first time 2.

Corporate Learning Portal and Filter

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I've just finished 2 intense days with 3 of my learning colleagues at Intel. Our goal has been to try and figure out Learning at Intel 2.0. One of the most difficult spots for me is in discussing the formal training development processes in the context of the new informal learning world. Its the difference between reading the blogs of my 2 colleague's in learning: Mark Oehlert and Tony Karrer. and the changing learning ecosystem brought about by Web2.0

Creating Global Branded Online Learning Community and Mobile App Conference, Raleigh, NC


A branded eLearning portal for online learning communities with a branded mobile learning app for training organization and education institutions to deliver the training they desire. Your learning business is unique.

Building Convenience Stores for Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Let’s say for a minute that our most important job as instructional designers is to create simplicity and relevancy out of chaos—the chaos of way too much information. To that end, I’d like to suggest that building a well-designed learning portal is the cornerstone to all learning solutions. Because, at their best, learning portals integrate the best qualities of convenience stores. Single-serving packaging (bite-sized learning chunks).

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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.

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. Why We Don’t Care About Information Overload - HarvardBusiness.org , December 8, 2009. The Two-Day Total Twitter Immersion - You Learn Something New Every Day , December 6, 2009. Tags: Informal Learning

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content


Authoring tools refer to web-based e-learning and are designed for particular styles of learning, file formats, delivery platforms, production workflows and eLearning standards. Paradiso comes up with the top 10 authoring tools that makes learning entertaining and engaging. .

Free eBook: eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

eLearning Trends and Predictions for 2018 is a free eBook designed to provide pointers on trends and predictions that you can use to enhance or create your Learning and Performance Ecosystem. As the Chief Learning Strategist at EI Design, I have had the privilege of working with L&D teams across the world. The last 4-5 years have rapid changes in the way learners want to learn and how businesses want to see and measure the impact on training spend. Social learning.

Introducing UpsideLMS V5.0 – Best Value LMS With Stunning GUI

Upside Learning

is generating a lot of excitement at Upside Learning. Our stunning, best value Learning Management System , UpsideLMS v5.0, With over 160 features that make it a perfect blend of traditional learning management and innovative learning technologies like social media/networking and mobile device support, UpsideLMS provides a unique platform for companies to manage their organization-wide, multi-department training in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

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What to Do With a Broken LMS

CLO Magazine

Dated learning and management systems may seem to be more trouble than they’re worth, but deciding whether to buy or build a new system requires leaders to consider all the angles. Most large organizations rely on a learning management system (LMS) to run and support their enterprise’s learning programs. There are a few common scenarios: • Build a learning portal — keep legacy LMS. • Buy a learning portal — keep legacy LMS.

Performance Support Tools From Quick Reference Guides To Mobile Apps

Dashe & Thomson

On average, we forget 80% of what has happened, including what we’ve learned, in the past 30 days. of the business time—the equivalent of one day per working week—is wasted by employees searching for information to do their job effectively. Research demonstrates that a significant portion of information learned is quickly forgotten, especially when participating in formal training programs. to electronic (apps, learning portals, etc.), Learning Portals.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

We are going through a phase of significant and rapid “ learning transformation “. This has led to an adoption of new, immersive approaches to creating impactful learning that can lead to the required performance gain. We also see that L&D teams are on the look-out for measures to evaluate the effectiveness of learning. As a Chief Learning Strategist, I have been part of many such opportunities across the world. mLearning Or Mobile Learning. Social Learning.

Learning Experience Platforms – A Sustainable Solution

Origin Learning

Learning experience through books is now considered a bit passé. Similarly, the learning experience is now no longer confined to a classroom. Learners can access information during any time of the day and in any part of the world. Online learning has evolved significantly in the past decade. From clunky old desktops and bulky laptops, a significant portion of learning at the modern workplace has shifted to the smartphone. Evidence-based learning.

Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

Therefore, the idea of this blog is to provide an easy reference around the varied concepts in learning and development. Take this as your Learning and Development Glossary, if you may, to stay up-to-date with the times. Agile Learning. Asynchronous Learning.

A pause for reflection as I pass a Twitter milestone

Jane Hart

After 7 years operating another learning portal site, in 2006 I set up the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) as a free resource site about technologies, tools and tips for learning – in both education and in the workplace. Although in principle, it covers a wide range of technologies, I have tended to specialize in the use of social media for learning.

The LMS – Will It Survive?

Upside Learning

Reading these posts and the comments on these posts made me think if the LMS is looking at its own end or does it still add enough value to a company’s training/learning function. The concerns raised against the LMS being something out of 90’s or being outdated and no longer required in today’s learning environment cannot be universally applied to the varied situations and systems out there. Only when all learning is informal is there a case for the LMS to be dead.

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Top 10 Authoring Tools that Deliver Engaging Learning Content


Authoring tools refer to web-based e-learning and are designed for particular styles of learning, file formats, delivery platforms, production workflows and eLearning standards. Paradiso comes up with the top 10 authoring tools that makes learning entertaining and engaging.

LMS – All You Ever Wanted To Know

Upside Learning

Not just did it survive, but today, it has successfully evolved to adapt itself to the changes in the learning ecosystem. From a time when its main purpose was to deliver core training activities , to today when social and informal learning components have become de facto the default features , the Learning Management System has come a long way since its inception. Like the social and informal learning trends.

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LMS and LXP: What’s the Difference?


Modern online learning shouldn’t take a single form. Instead, it should have multiple components – informal and formal , social and solo, mandatory , and self-directed – that work together to create a holistic, well-rounded experience that drives long-term success. .

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

Adobe Captivate

Parameter 1: What trends reflect the approaches that align better with the way we learn? Additionally, the following two trends that were part of the “Emerging or Maturing—Watch out for” show the following adoption: AR/VR for immersive learning: limited adoption. Artificial Intelligence or AI in learning: still futuristic. Social Learning. Mobile Apps or Apps for Learning. Video-Based Learning (Videos and Interactive Videos). Informal Learning.

Social Learning for Engaging Learners

Ed App

Social learning is defined as learning with and from others. Social learning could be about acquiring knowledge on any topic and in any environment – while conversing casually with friends, colleagues, or through social media like Facebook or Twitter. Social learning has become part of the learning strategies in the corporate world. A study by Harvard Business School shows online course completion rate rose to 85% after the introduction of social learning.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

EI Design

Parameter 1: What trends reflect the approaches that align better with the way we learn? Additionally, the following two trends that were part of the “Emerging or Maturing—Watch out for” show the following adoption: AR/VR for immersive learning: limited adoption. Artificial Intelligence or AI in learning: still futuristic. Social Learning. Mobile Apps or Apps for Learning. Video-Based Learning (Videos and Interactive Videos). Informal Learning.

Getting Started With Self-Directed Learning (SDL) – Featuring A Case Study

EI Design

L&D teams can leverage on Self-Directed Learning (SDL) to create a vibrant, learning organization. In this article, I touch upon what SDL is, its key characteristics, and how you can create a culture of self-directed learning in your organization. What Is Self-Directed Learning? In simple terms, the self-directed learning approach is all about transferring the onus of learning to the learner(rather than the instructor/teacher.

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. It’s all a matter of learning, but it’s not the sort of learning that is the province of training departments, workshops, and classrooms. You are learning to learn how to become the person you wrote the obit for. It’s learning to know versus learning to be. Most of what we learn, we learn by interacting with others.

9 Formats of Performance Support Tools (PSTs)

EI Design

From providing just-in-time learning to assisting employees with on-the-job support, Performance Support Tools bring the required agility to corporate trainings. Here are 9 examples of Performance Support Tools that can be used to boost formal trainings: Mobile Apps for just-in-time information. Videos and interactive videos for instant information. Whiteboard animations for long-term retention of information. PSTs and Learning & Perform

How to Start an Online Education and Training Business?


Online learning has increased in popularity in recent years to become one of the biggest trends in education. Thanks to advancements in technology and the availability of great learning platforms like Instancy.com, anyone can grab a piece of this lucrative pie. .

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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Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. However, another 46 percent of surveyed talent development professionals said they were considering social learning for future use or had it in development, suggesting significant anticipated growth. Here’s a look at the full results: Make access to social learning easy and fast; 68%.

How to use an intelligent learning platform for extended enterprise learning


This was mainly due to training logistics and costs associated with setting up an effective extended enterprise learning program. Back then, we didn’t benefit from an intelligent learning platform (ILP) to help us reach and provide the same quality training to everyone. .

Track Your Learning Experiences 100% with xAPI Enabled LMS

CommLab India

Learning has crossed the doors of the classroom long ago and conquered the online terrain. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are confined to recording and tracking learning on digital devices. So how do we track learning at the workplace that has become informal in the form of activities, networking, work assignments, and collaboration outside the classroom? Without registrations and completions, how can you track learning?

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Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

they expect it, informal, interruption, necessary eLearning invented J.I.T. Contextual learning. Get you ready to apply a holistic learning ecosystem at your own org. What is a holistic learning ecosystem? If you’re in the learning business, you should be talking to your help desk people every week! After a “course” – don’t ask “did you learn?” You learning people care way too much about training.” – we’re focused on the process and not the results.

Infographic on Top 9 Formats of Performance Support Tools

EI Design

Organizations are ready to adopt these informal learning strategies into their training and make use of PSTs with its wide range of solutions. PSTs comprise various formats and tools that can be used to offer just-in-time learning to assist employees with on-the-job support or to bring in the required agility for corporate trainings. Because of the ease of access of PSTs (anytime, anywhere learning), learners are more drawn toward this strategy.

Improve Your L&D with 2018’s Mobile Learning Trends


It’s hard to keep up with mobile learning trends. To make sure you’re getting the most out of your learning and development budget, you’ll want to keep up with what’s happening in the industry. In 2018, we’re starting to see mobile learning trends that echo some of the trends in marketing. But when you realize that marketing and training both focus on delivering information and getting people to take action, you start to see parallels. Bite-Sized Learning.

Creating Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning – Featuring Microlearning Videos

EI Design

The last few years have seen a significant increase in the use of social learning for employee training. In this article, I share the benefits of social learning and show you how you can use microlearning videos as an effective social learning tool. How To Create Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning – Featuring Microlearning Videos. Technology that can easily promote informal learning. What Is Social Learning? Social Learning

The Ultimate LMS Implementation Checklist


Not only can a learning management system (LMS) centralize your training, it can also save you time and lower training costs. So, once you’ve chosen your learning management system, how do you go about successfully implementing it? . For example, maybe you want to facilitate social and informal learning through an LMS forum , enabling your employees to support, and share knowledge with their peers. Plan your portal structure. Blog Learning Management System

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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The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning


Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Leveraging social learning with the eLearning content is the new norm of eLearning courses. Let’s examine some top benefits of social learning in organizations. What is Social Learning?

Learning Technology Market Segments

Training Industry

The learning technology market has been, and continues to be, one of the most fascinating segments of the training industry, now approaching a $5 Billion market worldwide. Training professionals have become increasingly dependent on technologies for the purpose of managing training operations (LMS/LCMS) and developing and delivering e-learning. But not surprisingly, the learning technology market is complex.