Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 2 Information Overload

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload, (Knowledge Formation coming May 24th). Information Overload. Information overload occurs in learners that have finally been exposed to on-the-job training for a new competency or role, and although they are continuing to learn and improve, there is too much new information to retain.

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

There’s a lot of conversation about social media. For example, if you build rapid elearning courses with Articulate products there are all sorts of resources available to you: Articulate’s Facebook page keeps you up-to-date on news and information. Not only is social media good for you, it’s good for your learners. It makes sense to blend your elearning courses with social media because you teach your learners to create their own learning network.

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Using Microlearning to Prevent Information Overload and the Damage it Can Cause to Your Training Strategy

Capytech

Using Microlearning to Prevent Information Overload and the Damage it Can Cause to Your Training Strategy. Information overload has always been an issue when it comes to training. Whether it is the complexity of the topic, the unfamiliarity of the topic, or the state of mind of learners when they are completing the course, the central issue is the same – learners struggling to take on board the information they need to because they feel it is too much.

Social Media, Social Learning, & Curation: Resources Shared at #eACH2015

David Kelly

I had the pleasure of leading a workshop as part of the 2015 eACH Conference exploring Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation for Learning Professionals. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about social media and social learning. Specifically Mentioned Social Media Resources. Learning in a Social Workplace (Jane Hart’s blog). Additional Social Media Resources.

Social Media, Brain vs. Eyes, & Sales Training

Big Dog, Little Dog

This is why Twitter makes a great SoMe (Social Media). The challenges we found boil down to: Information overload: The need for reps to know a large amount of changing product information. Point-of-need information: Provide up-to-date product knowledge at at the point of need, during or before a sales interaction. Despite Army Order, Some Bases Still Ban Facebook, Twitter - Wired. "At

Mark Sheppard: Entering the Backchannel of ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Information. “It’s not information overload. ” Ten years on I’m not sure we’re much farther ahead in obtaining decent filters, but many folks are developing their own habitual and cognitive practices to manage the array of messages and media, particularly at events such as ICE. Social Backchannel Lurking. Buckle up people, it’s ATD ICE 2018!

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

It’s no secret – recently social media has had a rough ride. So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? After a decade of affordable high-speed internet access, smartphones, mobile apps and social networks, it’s easy to take our digital connections for granted. In a sense, we’re all part of a grand social learning experiment. Are We Socializing Responsibly? Social learning is an adventure.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

His point is: if you aren’t interacting with other people through media such as mailing lists, blogs, Twitter, discussion forums etc, then you are not developing professionally and you will eventually stagnate. Margaret offers them the following tips: always be mindful of the remote worker/learner; train them to chunk their days into productive periods free from interruption; avoid information overload; and build social capital through social networking.

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

The world’s technological per-capita capacity to store information has roughly doubled every 40 months since the 1980s according to Martin Hilbert and Priscila López. Given that unstructured data accounts for 80% of the data in the world, and we know much of that is from social media that gets special attention. How much data is generated through social media tools? T he Social Life of Information by @jseelybrown and Paul Duguid.

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The l&d professional as curator

Clive on Learning

Julie's argument for curation went as follows: We really can have too much information. Overload causes depression. Everyone suffers from occasional situational overload - searching for a needle in a haystack, but this is ambient overload - a haystack-sized pile of needles. The content curator finds, groups, organises and shares information. They are vulnerable to overload and don't know what they don't know. social media

Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning

G-Cube

Much of the learning in the workplace is now becoming learner-driven – a perfect setting for social and collaborative learning. With a little structure, social learning can be a huge success for organizational learning. How to drive Social Learning strategy in an organization? Leading workplace learning and collaboration advisor Jane Hart asserts this approach does not work for a Social Learning initiative. Identify your social learning champions.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve

Infopro Learning

The curve is partitioned into four key sections: anxiety, information overload, knowledge formation, and optimum performance. We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on this blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download our Timing is Everything White Paper! Timing is Everything Series Intro, (Part 1 Anxiety coming May 10th). The Timing of Training.

Is Microlearning the Way to Get to the Modern Learners at the Workplace?

Origin Learning

Employees are connected 24/7 through e-mail, social media, and messaging apps. This is the paradox of our times – on the one hand, rapid technological advances are making job skills obsolete every 3-5 years, which makes re-skilling a top priority; on the other hand, information overload through devices and constant connectivity is reducing the average uninterrupted time available for meaningful learning. A lot has changed at the workplace in the past decade.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve

Infopro Learning

The curve is partitioned into four key sections: anxiety, information overload, knowledge formation, and optimum performance. We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on this blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download our Timing is Everything White Paper! Timing is Everything Series Intro, (Part 1 Anxiety coming May 10th). The Timing of Training.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 3 Knowledge Formation

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation, (Part 4 Optimum Performance coming May 31st). We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Knowledge Formation.

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Timing is Everything Series: Part 6 Structured vs. On-Demand Learning

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance , Growth , Stagnancy , or Decline , Structured vs. On-Demand Learning, ( Download the complete white paper ). If you’d like more information about creating a structured blended learning approach or are interested about how decreasing your employees learning curve could be accomplished in your organization, we’d love to talk to you!

10 Essentials for Developing Virtual Leaders

Infopro Learning

One of the keys to the communication charter is to come up with a protocol so information overload does not lead to people tuning out. Some ideas include starting each WebEx or call with a few minutes of “what’s happening in your world” updates as well as using social media.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 5 Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance , Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline, (Structured vs. On-demand Learning coming June 14th). We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper!

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 4 Optimum Performance

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance, (Part 5 Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline coming June 7th). We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper!

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 4 Optimum Performance

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance, (Part 5 Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline coming June 7th). We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper!

How To Audit Training Programs: Reduce for a Greater ROI

Infopro Learning

A common issue with older training programs is that they are overly long, contain too much information for employees to remember on the job,2 and rehash some of the same concepts multiple times throughout the program. As long as the content is instructionally sound and contains useful information, it can be leveraged for the development of new training programs in the future as well. Will learners suffer from information overload? The Problem Facing L&D.

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How To Audit Training Programs: Reduce for a Greater ROI

Infopro Learning

A common issue with older training programs is that they are overly long, contain too much information for employees to remember on the job,2 and rehash some of the same concepts multiple times throughout the program. As long as the content is instructionally sound and contains useful information, it can be leveraged for the development of new training programs in the future as well. Will learners suffer from information overload? The Problem Facing L&D.

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How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

We are inundated by the constant and steady bombardment of information from just about any form of media available - on a daily basis. According to Dr. Daniel Levitin, PhD , author of the bestselling book This is Your Brain On Music, we process 34 gigabytes of information during our leisure time alone and we would have created a world with 300 exabytes of human made information.

What Is eLearning? The Good, Bad, and The Ugly

Association eLearning

Elearning can include virtual education, social media, digital collaboration, computer-based curriculum, mobile performance support, and the list goes on. It’s a great way to experience a situation without having to actually live it firsthand, and learners tend to retain this information. Ugly: The Information Dump. The dreaded information dump is all too common and should be avoided at all costs.

Sell an eLearning Experience not an eLearning Course

Enyota Learning

Amidst the information overload such as social media and other digital content, keeping your content relevant and memorable is a tough nut to crack! Need-to-know information is provided upfront and nice-to-know information is layered. Speaking specifically for eLearning or the digital learning space, courses taken on the go or at one’s convenience can be a long-lost memory in all the data consumed throughout the day.

Top 10 tools that empower learners to develop themselves

Learning Pool

One main reason for the shift to learner-centric learning and development is the unprecedented access to information that modern learners have. And if the answer you want isn’t returned in the list of search results, you can use social media apps to ask someone else for what you need.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 1 Anxiety

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety, (Part 2 Information Overload coming May 17th). Although it might sound counterintuitive, the anxiety that employees feel to perform on the job at the outset of a training program actually helps them to retain information more effectively. The first training event should provide base information upon which knowledge will be built upon later.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 1 Anxiety

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety, (Part 2 Information Overload coming May 17th). Although it might sound counterintuitive, the anxiety that employees feel to perform on the job at the outset of a training program actually helps them to retain information more effectively. The first training event should provide base information upon which knowledge will be built upon later.

Objections

Clark Quinn

Kevin Jones recently went through and captured 15 Objections to Social Learning and some thoughts on responses to these objections: Objection #15: Silent Yet Deadly Objection #14: Prove It! Objection #11: Too Much Info Objection #10: Wasting Time Objection #9: They Aren't Technical Objection #8: Out of Date Information Objection #7: The Information is Wrong! Objection #1: Socialize! I suffer from information overload already.

Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives

Vignettes Learning

How do we make sense of the huge barrage of information that we encounter on a daily basis? According to Dr. Daniel Levitin, PhD , author of the bestselling book This is Your Brain On Music, we process 34 gigabytes of information during our leisure time alone and we would have created a world with 300 exabytes of human made information. Information overload is a growing concern and it has been discovered that the human mind can only take so much information at a given time.

Task, Interrupted: How to Seamlessly Integrate Training into Work

Litmos

Case in point: according to the Information Overload Research Group (IORG) , if a knowledge worker is interrupted at work, it takes 10 to 20 times the duration of the interruption to recover and get back to their previous task. According to Jonathan Spira, author of Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous To Your Organization, interruptions and information overload are responsible for 28 billion wasted hours a year — a loss of almost $1 trillion to the U.S.

How is learning cutting through formal structure?

Origin Learning

Charles Jennings, the proponent of the 70:20:10 learning model is a visionary in this domain, foreseeing that informal learning would constitute the bulk of learners’ appetite. This was much before ‘smart’ and ‘social media’ learning came to be in vogue. From information-less age, it is the era of information overload. Informal learning has become an integral part of workplace.

Note to men: Mentor her! (Yes, even during a pandemic)

CLO Magazine

Social distancing during COVID-19 is uncomfortable and challenging, but it also creates unique opportunities for men mentoring women to continue to be reliable and caring colleagues. During this time of social distancing, these figures are likely exacerbated.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

Is it okay for a learning professional to be unaware at this point of social media and its impact on learning and work? Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : Today, active involvement in informal learning, particularly through web-based communities, is key to remaining professional and creative in a field. How do I scan, collect keywords, and rescan to crystallize ideas and information? Information Creation tools : Exps: Youtube, SlideShare, Flickr.

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“Brain Freeze: Does your eLearning System Cause Learning Paralysis?”

Vignettes Learning

However, the influx of information to an individual’s brain may prove to be debilitating to one’s decision making process or may result to learning paralysis for learners. Considering the limitations of the brain’s working memory to handle a certain quantity of information, elearning developers should seriously reflect on their implementation strategies. Any additional information from that point and beyond tends to hamper or paralyze people’s ability to make sound decisions.

How to Curate: Putting Curation into Practice for L&D – Resources Shared at #ATD2017

David Kelly

Content Curation: Bringing Order to Information Overload by Christy Barksdale. Manifesto For The Content Curator: The Next Big Social Media Job Of The Future? Using Social Media for Professional Learning: Seek, Sense, and Share by Beth Kanter. Comparison of Curation Platforms by Social Compare. 40 Social Media Curation Sites and Tools by Shirley Williams.

Objections

Tony Karrer

Kevin Jones recently went through and captured 15 Objections to Social Learning and some thoughts on responses to these objections: Objection #15: Silent Yet Deadly Objection #14: Prove It! Objection #11: Too Much Info Objection #10: Wasting Time Objection #9: They Aren't Technical Objection #8: Out of Date Information Objection #7: The Information is Wrong! Objection #1: Socialize! I suffer from information overload already.