Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Another argument is that while people do need to learn, they can do it all on the job with performance support and coaching. A course can include on the job learning, coaching, performance support tools, in other words, the whole shebang.”

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Another argument is that while people do need to learn, they can do it all on the job with performance support and coaching. A course can include on the job learning, coaching, performance support tools, in other words, the whole shebang.”

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5 Ways Performance Support Can Help You Amplify Productivity

Docebo

This free report, published in partnership with The 70:20:10 Institute, uncovers how performance support brings learning and working closer together. Thing is, solving an ongoing problem typically needs to be approached in a different way. Performance support, also known as job guidance, is one such approach that’s gaining traction in L&D circles and it isn’t just a piece of advice about how to carry out a specific job effectively.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ Learning is largely informal (on-the-job), a little social (peer), and least formal (training programs and courses). business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. What will the embedded performance support solutions of the future look like?

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. experiences that support and enable change in service. Define the performance goals and barriers.

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

The trick now is for companies to realize value from that content, which in training and development means knowledge and skills that can be immediately applied on the job—in other words, providing relevant training that employees can actually use. A combination of knowledge transfer and performance support. Effective performance support is embedded (i.e., Let’s flip the whole dynamic learning and support ecosystem, not just the classroom. ”.

THE EVOLVING FACE OF EMBEDDED PERFORMANCE SUPPORT

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith “ You can’t teach people everything they need to know. Learning is largely informal (on-the-job), a little social (peer), and least formal (training programs and courses). business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before.

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.

Supporting Cognitive Performance

Clark Quinn

It’s clear that our brains aren’t the logical problem-solvers we’d like to be. Except that we use intuition even when we shouldn’t, and hard thinking is very susceptible to problems. Yet we need to have reliably good outcomes to solving problems or accomplishing tasks. So, when there’s a problem or task that needs to be accomplished, and it requires some decision making, we should be doing several things.

Training, Job Shock, and Performance

Actio Learning

When employees complete training, head back to the job, and are surprised by the velocity, complexity, or volume of work, they’re experiencing job shock. Job shock results when training lacks real world context or inadvertently misleads them about the work itself. What are some symptoms of job shock? Here are three examples that highlight the difference between enablers and performance.

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 ). Therefore, it is quite natural for these to be touted as one of the best forms of performance support for today’s workplaces.

Supporting Gig Worker Performance

Litmos

In a previous SAP Litmos Blog article , it was mentioned that you could make training an option for less than stellar performance. One is to substitute performance support for training. As performance consulting tells us, not all problems should be solved by training. Some problems can come from a lack of clear communication of goals, or incentives misaligned with desired performance. Other problems can be lack of resources, or knowledge.

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

In this new context, assessment is less about compliance than about supporting student learning outcomes and ultimately student success and attainment—directly in the center as it should be.”. So the question becomes “What types of assessment can meaningfully support learning outcomes, success, and attainment in a training and development context?” The answer is the types that best lead to improved job performance.

Tips for Managing Performance Improvement

InfoPro Learning

I have been pondering on the topic-Performance Improvement. For those reasons, it greatly motivates me to witness this transition from a conventional training mindset to that of a performance improvement mindset. More often than not, organizations seeking to solve a performance issue resort to Training as a solution without analyzing the nature of the problem. Performance Improvement in a nutshell. These are not problems that can be tackled by training alone.

Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

When designed with learners’ needs in mind, they are an excellent performance support tool. This may include PDFs or job aids, videos, courses, quizzes, apps, and much more. An outdated and confusing user interface (UI) only contributes to this problem. A learning portal should be: Inclusive: Your portal design should support diverse communities. The post Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance.

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Supporting (Gig) Employee Performance

Litmos

In a previous SAP Litmos Blog article , it was mentioned that you could make training an option for less than stellar performance. One is to substitute performance support for training. As performance consulting tells us, not all problems should be solved by training. Some problems can come from a lack of clear communication of goals, or incentives misaligned with desired performance. Other problems can be lack of resources, or knowledge.

Performance Support Tools – The Just-in-Time Learning Aid

Hurix Digital

Same goes for people who work at a customer-facing job. The sooner they give a solution to the customer’s problem, the happier the customer is. . What are Performance Support Tools (PSTs)? Organizations can use PSTs effectively to support experiential learning.

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 ) The above quote is from our interview with Charles Jennings. How are companies (big and small) around the world leveraging mobile technologies for performance support today?

Leading High Performance Teams

Your Training Edge

But creating and leading a high performance team may increase retention, efficiency, and even profit. In an age when buzz words sometimes get more notice, let’s look at high performance teams and determine how to make that team a reality instead of simply a popular term. First, leaders must define what high performance really is. For example, simply providing customer service is not a high performance attribute.

Job Burnout Dragging You Down?

KnowledgeCity

3 Steps to Leaving Job Burnout Behind. You could be experiencing job burnout. The idea of calling it quits on the job front may even seem like a beacon of hope in the desperate landscape of a psychologically oppressive workday. You add in holiday family drama, as well as the colder and shorter days , and you have ideal conditions for job burnout. are considering quitting their jobs due to job burnout. 3 Steps to Ditching Job Burnout in 2019.

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Social Performance Support: help your people help themselves

Jane Hart

The recent trend in Performance Support has focused on L&D creating job aids and performance support resources for their people – frequently as a by-product of some online course or programme. But what do people do when they encounter a performance problem in the workplace? Well, most people EITHER Google their problem OR ask a [.].

Leading High Performance Teams

Your Training Edge

But creating and leading a high performance team may increase retention, efficiency, and even profit. In an age when buzz words sometimes get more notice, let’s look at high performance teams and determine how to make that team a reality instead of simply a popular term. First, leaders must define what high performance really is. For example, simply providing customer service is not a high performance attribute.

How to Solve Accountability Problems at Work

Pract.us

As a manager, do you struggle with recurring performance problems? Organizational expert Mark Graban points out that accountability can only thrive in an environment of trust and mutual problem solving. In other words, you have to strike a balance between letting your team solve problems on their own and providing the support they need to get there. You may need to re-define job expectations often. You don’t have to hate accountability.

Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals

Bottom-Line Performance

When designed with learners’ needs in mind, they are an excellent performance support tool. This may include PDFs or job aids, videos, courses, quizzes, apps, and much more. An outdated and confusing user interface (UI) only contributes to this problem. A learning portal should be: Inclusive: Your portal design should support diverse communities. The post Performance Support Basics: 3 Lessons on Learning Portals appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance.

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How to Manage Problem Employees

CLO Magazine

We’ve yet to meet a leader who is confused by the term “problem employee.” But too often, problem employees remain in organizations, doing damage to both their work groups and their direct manager’s career. Problem employees disrupt team innovation, erode trust and derail group output, with each problem person costing organizations up to $8,000 per day. Understanding the Problem. In the end, we identified 11 distinct “problem” types.

7 Industrial Training Tips: Get Better Job Performance from Better Training

Convergence Training

Industrial employers want excellent performance, including efficiency and even innovation , from their work forces. By following these tips, you’ll help employees acquire necessary knowledge, develop necessary job skills, perform more effectively on the job, be better prepared for their next job positions with your company, help turn your company into a learning organization , and maybe even create innovations that help your company stay ahead of the competition or avoid failure.

Leading High Performance Teams

Your Training Edge

But creating and leading a high performance team may increase retention, efficiency, and even profit. In an age when buzz words sometimes get more notice, let’s look at high performance teams and determine how to make that team a reality instead of simply a popular term. First, leaders must define what high performance really is. For example, simply providing customer service is not a high performance attribute.

Supporting Work

Clark Quinn

A number of years ago, I discussed a valued model that talks about how we solve problems in the world. Then if we can’t find the answer, we have to go into a problem-solving mode: we need to do research, experiment, and generally discover the answer. I was thinking about this in terms of the ways in which L&D can support this process, and started noting the ways in which we can help besides courses.

Closing the Job-Skills Gap

The Performance Improvement Blog

Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan, like all state governors, is grappling with closing the gap between thousands of high-paying job openings and a shortage of workers to fill those jobs. To solve this problem, the Michigan Governor has initiated what he calls the “ Marshall Plan for Talent”, with a focus on education and employment (I assume the Governor is referring to the urgency for large scale change and not the U.S.’s

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Building Responsive Performance-Oriented Solutions

G-Cube

On the business front, as well, organizations are skeptical to pull employees out of their jobs for training unless they see a direct ROI, which is easier said than done. Instant learning solutions that address immediate needs to improve job performance. ? Reducing the need for longer costlier training and increasing speed to performance. The solution is developing performance-oriented solutions to deliver tacit knowledge.

Leading High Performance Teams

Your Training Edge

But creating and leading a high performance team may increase retention, efficiency, and even profit. In an age when buzz words sometimes get more notice, let’s look at high performance (HP) teams and determine how to make that a reality instead of simply a popular term. But the true definition of high performance leadership (HPL) is going to center on the organization, its needs, and the way it will become a leader in its field.

On-the-job Training: Expectations vs Reality

TalentLMS

If you’re not already thinking it, it’s on-the-job training (OJT). And today, the importance of on-the-job training makes it an integral part of most company L&D strategies. Some training managers even struggle to get support from the suits on the top floor. So, we’re here to bust the top 4 myths about on-the-job training programs, and close the gap between expectations and reality. Setting up an on-the-job training program takes time, and it takes money.

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Performance Support Tools – Holding Our Hand Through Change?

G-Cube

So, are Performance Support Tools the answer or more rigorous and effective training should prevail? Arvind Baccheti aptly says – Training and Performance Support Tools taste best when served together. They compliment each other and the best results are shown when Training is supported by tools, which can help out with on-the-job queries or problems. He presents a formula to measure the efficacy of a Performance Support Tool –.

Webinar Summary: Performance Support and the Future of Learning

Axonify

This past Tuesday, we had the pleasure of hearing from a leading Performance Support evangelist, Bob Mosher. When you last went to the Doctor, did you just ask him or her for medicine or did you outline your problem and await his or her prescription? Here’s a quote directly from slide 5 : An Educator’s job is to prescribe the MOST effective ‘Instructional Treatment’ for our learners that best fits their learning needs.

Webinar Summary: Performance Support and the Future of Learning

Axonify

This past Tuesday, we had the pleasure of hearing from a leading Performance Support evangelist, Bob Mosher. When you last went to the Doctor, did you just ask him or her for medicine or did you outline your problem and await his or her prescription? Here’s a quote directly from slide 5 : An Educator’s job is to prescribe the MOST effective ‘Instructional Treatment’ for our learners that best fits their learning needs.