Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

This is the same way lots of animals learn (bear with me – no pun intended). Wacky but completely true (there is a great article here if you are curious to learn more) – it also highlights well the connection between training and rewards. Rolling out Informal Learning.

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., The Skills-Gap Crisis. How bad is the skills-gap problem?

Immersive learning environments – a great example

The E-Learning Curve

As you'll know if you frequently author content for a blog or for distribution via any medium, planning is the key to maintaining consistency and quality. Adaptive learning!

Mind the gap!

Learning with e's

I have several horror stories I could tell about how asking questions in class ended up in ridicule for the child and a subsequent ''switching off'' from learning - but I won''t go down that road today. 2014 fote conference from Steve Wheeler Digital Learning Futures: Mind the gap!

Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It

Pract.us

You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. You have a skills gap. And it’s your job to do so. And machine learning.

"Getting" The 3D Synchronous Learning Environment

Kapp Notes

Lately, I've been working with Tony O'Driscoll and the folks at the eLearning Guild on some research and thought leadership around the idea of using 3D environments to teach in a synchronous environment. or "Why do I want to be an avatar?"

What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Cloud-based LMS platforms are leading the way in providing solutions to today’s fast-paced learning & development (L&D) environment. This blog post sheds light on everything you need to know about this platform. Centralized learning. Learning & Training

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

To explore the practicalities of user-generated content, the Learning Cafe sponsored a webinar entitled Learner Generated Learning Content – Possibilities, mechanics and chaos? What should Ron do? Training is the front end of an employee’s learning & development.

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Do Millennials need special training?

Matrix

Apart from the bad examples (which, let’s face it, every generation has) Millennials are hard working, are never satisfied with the status quo, are hunger for continual learning, and they need to connect work with a greater purpose. Do Millennials need special training?

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

I thought I’d share some of the best “do’s and don’ts” from the recent sessions. LMS Demo Do’s. Learn in advance about who is going to be in the room, who are the decision makers, influencers and general audience. Don’t defend a perceived product gap.

Augmented Learning, what you need to know

Aptara

Augmented Learning, what you need to know. Are you seeing buzzwords in the learning industry like Augmented Learning ? Do you want to implement an Augmented Learning program at your organization but you don’t know where to start?

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

We trawled through our archives to bring you the first part of our ultimate A-Z guide on everything online learning. Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. Accessibility: If you create online learning content, making it accessible to all learners is crucial.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Today, I’ll complete the list by defining the true meaning of training, from ‘manifest’ to ‘white label’ Let’s dive into the language of learning! mLearning (mobile learning): Learning that’s conducted on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet.

Resolution: This Year Create a Stronger, Smarter Organization

Marcia Conner

Before we started, I spent time learning about their organizational culture, wanting to ensure new team members would be able to excel where the old team could not. Although we spent a month assessing capabilities and gaps, a learning culture audit proved to be the most effective lever.

Covert Consulting: A Survival Competency for Today’s Training Organizations

Living in Learning

Additionally, I think it critical to know what success will look like. In other words, how will we…more importantly…how will you…know we’ve been successful?”. Some might call that searching for root causes…and it is…and I did…and I found several…and some of them actually had something to do with training. Major point here… SOME OF THEM …had something to do with training. And Start Learning Continuously.” We cannot afford to render scrap learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 12, 2007 My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World Tony Karrer asked in the comments on my PLE post yesterday , Im curious if you distinguish your learning environment (tools, skills, etc.) from your work environment (tools, skills) in any significant way (especially in the context of tacit work)? Learning never stops, does it?

Increasing Impact Of Gamified E-Learning

G-Cube

For companies seeking to integrate comprehensive training programs, the benefits of e-learning outweigh the instructor-led training. With the traditional training programs, providing the learning material is costly and time-consuming. A Glance at the Best Gamified Learning Practices.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Hard Drive

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Mark writes, "You wanna know what a PLE is? But as Mark points out, thats different from "learning." Nevertheless, the storage facility does support the learning process, doesnt it.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 22, 2007 Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner In the fact-gathering phase for an e-Learning strategy project I am working on, I have the fun task of interviewing a whole bunch of potential end-users. I love schmoozing and getting to know people, so this is a perfect way for me to spend my work day. She doesnt know what SecondLife is.

Virtual Reality: It’s The Time To Take Your Business To The Next Level

G-Cube

Innovation is constant in the e-learning domain, continuously evolving the way services are delivered across the globe. In today’s digitized learning environment, virtual reality (VR) is poised to become a significant workplace tool. Impact of Virtual Reality in E-Learning.

What Is Important in Order to Create the Best eLearning Courses?

Your Training Edge

E-learning plays an important role in helping large organizations and educational institutions fulfill their learning and training requirements. What makes for a good e-learning piece? Let us look at some aspects that contribute towards making a good e-learning course.

Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

I recently got back from the Learning 2017 conference. Like last year, I want to share some of what I learned and experienced. Learning design is not a one-way street. In short, it was another wonderful Learning conference with its own set of lessons and surprises.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap.

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Your Ideal LMS. Have Your Cake And Eat It Too.

Gyrus

Want to deploy and maintain the e-learning that you have spent so much time and effort to develop? Do you want to be able to create quality actionable e-learnings? Then you’re in the market for a Learning Management System (LMS). Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1).

5 Ways Online Learning is Vital to Education

LearnDash

If you ever need to make the case for online learning in your classroom, then this article is for you. The benefits of a blended, online learning component in education are too great to ignore. In some ways, educational institutions are doing their students an extreme disservice if they ignore online learning in their institution. Learning professionals know the benefits of elearning from top to bottom, but sometimes it’s nice to be reminded of some specific examples.

Employee engagement strategies for effective training in workplace

Wizcabin

Lack of employee engagement has always been a top issue for learning managers. Studies show that the value of learning engagement is so profound that the learning outcome and effectiveness is directly linked to user engagement. Reasons for user resistance to online learning.

The Power of Peers

CLO Magazine

You are telling us what we already know and use in my section,” she said. Everyone is doing their best to survive despite their ever-growing responsibilities, longer work hours and increasing stress. “We Because we learn!” So, keep it to yourself and do the best you can.”.

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Training in an Ad-Hoc, BYOD Environment

Your Training Edge

We’ve looked at what they are, the technologies that underlie them, and their place in organizational and employee learning and development. If we’ve learned anything at all about best practices over the years, it’s that training must be relevant. Learning on the go.

How to Persuade your Boss to Invest in an LMS

Gyrus

Your learning program has been managing itself for years, or at least that’s what your boss thinks. But you know the dark secret that is lurking barely below the surface. A Learning Management System Means… More Time. Learning programs are resource intensive.

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LMS for the Next Generation of Corporate Learners: An Insight

G-Cube

As the technology around us evolves, the way we learn also evolves along with it. Learning and Technology are closely linked than ever before in schools, higher education institutions as well as corporate houses. e-Learning

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

By leveraging automated processes and data science, they have enabled multidisciplinary and student-centric learning. Experts believe that delivering tailor-made and relevant educational content can significantly impact learning outcomes and increase learner engagement.

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Ways to Use LMS for Business Beyond Just Skill and Compliance Training

AbaraLMS

Your employees will never care to know how well you do until they know how much you care! Nowadays, organizations are taking the lead to train their employees efficiently by providing access to information and training material on the go via Learning Management Systems.

The Importance of Training and Development for Start-ups

Gyrus

With the hectic nature of start-up organizations today, one can easily make a claim that it is never too early to evaluate the effectiveness of a structured Learning, Training, and Development program. Skill-Gaps.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches. CSCL was one of the hot pedagogical approaches of the day – when network-based learning was in its relative infancy. Learning takes place in our heads.

Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment

Tony Karrer

I've been reading a lot over the past few months around Personal Learning Environments and a lot of related material. adoption is getting folks to manage their personal knowledge and adopt practices like blogging for personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal learning. Learning-Knowledge-Work - they really are the same and I need to do them all at once. As I compose this blog post, which am I doing?