Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

She presents at international conferences and conducts workshops on “Modern Workplace Learning” at various forums. How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? In the past, L&D‘s focus had been to design training programs based on defined learning needs, skill gaps and business goals. Do you foresee this (style) as the future of workplace learning?

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Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) We are able to more truly capture the learning experience, which gives e-Learning developers and L&D experts the feedback they need to know what works and what doesn’t, and to continue to upgrade and enhance online training content to be as effective as possible. Where do you think the industry is moving?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Objectives -- How Some of them Work

Learning Visions

Help organizations to bridge the gap between research on learning and reality.) Instructional Objectives for Learner: Table of contents objectives (these are the things were going to teach you) Performance Objectives (this is what youll do.) Do you use focusing objectives? Research shows prequestions do work. We all know that people mostly just click through a learning objective page of text bullets (theyve been overused). They do. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Science of Learning

Learning Visions

I started off reading Clive Shepherds recap of a workshop he attended with Dr. Itiel Doror of Southampton University (UK). According to Clive, Itiel is becoming a bit of a celebrity amongst the e-learning community in the UK as someone who avoids the grand theories of learning and concentrates instead on practical tips based on what we know about the brain and how it works (assuming we really do and this I must place on trust). The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. There are generally many ah-ha moments as people understand the why of the rationale folks do things so differently from the way they do. I prefer to get the big picture view first, and often a diagram or metaphor will do that for me. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

How Employers can Recognise Their Team’s Learning and Skills.

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With the competitive nature of the commerce world, many employers from time to time will take their employees to seminars, workshop, and short courses, to better the way they deliver products or services. Nonetheless, most of the people do not know how it works. Additionally, by use of this method, employees can be able to store their licenses, certificates, skills, and achievement in one place and can share them with you when the need arises.

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Are You Qualified to Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

It empowers people to do more and it creates opportunity for the ones using the tools. But it does mean that I am able to do something I couldn’t do before. They’re fun metaphors and do illustrate some truth; but they fall apart quickly. I have a hammer and I use it even though I’m not a licensed carpenter. Sometimes I just need to hang a photo or do some light carpentry. Do you know who’ll decide my qualifications? What do you think?

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Chestnut, tree, nature ” by Holger Schué is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team?

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How to Offer CPE Credits & Compliance Training Online (2020 Guide)

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Professionals all across the globe are constantly trying to keep up with an ever-expanding skill set required to be able to do their job effectively. Within a corporate setting, apart from having a specific set of skills to do the job, employees need to adhere to certain internal standards and policies of an organization or government, hence additional Compliance Training is required.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Leaf, clover, green ” by Jeon Sang-O is licensed by Pixabay. Many leaders are simply too busy to focus on their development or don’t know where to start. Monday, March 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Engaging E-Learning (Core 4 Webcast) (Free for ATD members) We all know that engaging e-learning requires very specific design and planning to maximize the engagement between the attendee and content. Do you know how well you’re doing?

How to Find Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

A good template can fill in the gaps for the novice elearning developer. In that case, it’s good to know what to look for and where to find templates that you can use. I’m not sure about you, but I don’t do too many family PowerPoint presentations. You may not: (i) sell, license, or distribute copies of the media elements by themselves or as a product if the primary value of the product is the media elements…”. I have mixed feelings about templates.

Free L&D webinars for February 2020

Limestone Learning

“ American Football ” by Keith Johnston is licensed by Pixabay. Such a short month and so much to do! Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 1:30PM – 2:30PM PT: Virtual Courses: A Peek Behind the Curtain (Free for I4PL members) Expert facilitator Moe Poirier, founding partner of Shift Facilitation, will talk about how to organize an online course, best practices to follow and look at the real-life case of the From Paper to Practice live, online workshops offered by I4PL.

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How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

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It is rare to find someone who can do all five of the jobs above. So, I started looking at it a little closer, and I think about my own experience with taking courses, and as an adult learner, we have different ways of approaching how we do courses and all that kind of thing. So, when we’re looking at creating courses, how do we decide what it is our students need to get out of the course? Do you need some help? I do have an education background.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Myths with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Learning Visions

Learners know how to learn. Do we really know if were teaching the right stuff?) Given that the Business side holds some myths as self-evident, what can we as learning professionals do about it? Business side doesnt understand what we do, dont see the value add of learning and development. Whenever there is the gap between the engine-room and the pilot, there are issues as to where we are going. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

Next, clarify what your AMS can do to help you accomplish this objective. Once you know what’s missing in your current infrastructure, it will lead you to one of the four AMS-LMS integration scenarios above. Below are key LMS features you’ll want to consider for each audience type: 1) B2C Features for Association LMS eCommerce: Associations often sell courses, test prep, training plans and workshops to individual members.

Learning Management System – LMS

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How much do your employees know about protection in this time of cyber threats and hackers? There is little time for lengthy classroom lessons, seminars, and workshops. Often, those in the field know quite a lot about a situation. Others do better outside in nature.

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Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Egg, socket, full ” by Jerzy Górecki is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Avoid Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide to Procuring Learning Technology (Free for ATD members) Why do so many learning technology projects fail to deliver sustained value to their organization? There’s power in devoting time to internally solving the skills gap. When and where are upcoming specialist workshops? Is it just us or did winter morph into spring overnight?

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Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Rubber Boots, Rain, Autumn ” by Peter Sitte is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations. Join Jeff Salin, senior instructional designer in the Learning and Creative Services department at D2L, to learn how other organizations are leveraging open badges to address the skills gap challenge.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Informal/DIY Learning: Montessori School for Adults?

Learning Visions

Now, I dont know all the theory and Ive only read a bit about Maria Montessori (the founder of this approach) and the Montessori Method. Heres what I see: Kids get to choose what they want to do for their "work" each day. When the teacher sees that the child is ready for the next challenge, he or she may step in and do some one-on-one instruction. The seminar or workshop. I see youve mastered the sandpaper letters.lets see what you can do with the block letters."

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Personally, I dont like to hide things from learners and play guessing games, so I am an advocate of letting the learner know, up front, what they will be expected to do at the conclusion of the course, lesson, or whatever. There are better ways to do some of the things we’ve been doing. How do you try to think like a learner? Have you met resistance from your clients when you tried to do it differently? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Today's participants know their time is valuable and resources are plenty. How do we manage this new set of expectations? The big question is—how do learning practitioners connect learning to the people? Does it create anxiety because you feel uncertain about what to do, or if what you are doing is correct? In the absence of more details, what should we do?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Experienced facilitators know that even the most beautifully designed, carefully planned sessions can go off the rails. Workplace engagement studies provide a keen insight to the organization and what's occurring, but equally important, what managers can do with the results to coach and drive top talent.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Roy and Will have been teaching a one-day workshop on measurement. What will participants do different and better? Wills Learning Landscape Learning Intervention (Learner Learns) Performance Situation (Learner Retrieves/Learner Responds/Learner Applies Learning Outcomes (Learner Fulfillment, Learning Results) Usually do Level 1 eval as during Learning Intervention During Performance Situation -- Learner Applies -- could delay the L1 smile sheet. Fewer doing Level 3 and 4.

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

" Office Hours " by Tanel Teemusk is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. It’s a great time to take stock, assess knowledge gaps, and focus on new learning. Once you make the investment, how do you know that it’s paying off so you can continue your excellent work? What do we do with them? How do you quickly spot the fundamental killers and roadblocks to “true learning”? How do you convert legalese and technical jargon into relatable content?

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

So, how do you set up and manage your recruiting function accordingly? How do you know if your recruiting function is operating on all cylinders? More than half (56%) of surveyed learning leaders say their companies are providing upskilling, reskilling or both—and doing so is strongly tied to better market performance and learning outcomes. You probably know a thing or two about gamification by now. Topics: Why is there is gap between learning and applying?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Theories do not help us to expand our awareness and understanding of learning; they serve to reduce and confine it. I can see how theorists might argue that reading text aloud to the learner addresses multiple "learning styles," but the real-world experience is one of frustration: you want to read ahead but you cant because the narrator reads more slowly than you do. Its also a bad idea if you believe (as I do) that learners should be in control as much as possible.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Do They? ) 14) Its not whether or not you played games or still do, its simply the fact that you were shaped by a popular culture that was shaped by video games. I feel like Im floating in this liquid generational gap between the boomers and the gamers. And some of them also go on to do illegal and highly unethical or questionable things. Karl recounts a workshop he ran one summer to teach business concepts to middle school kids using the game Railroad Tycoon.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Messy Learning OK. Messy Training Not OK.

Learning Visions

Janet Clarey was reporting back from the Brandon Hall Innovations in Learning Conference, including experiments with un-workshops when things dont go as you planned. Or maybe you actually want to learn how to do your job better. The instructor doesnt really know the topic and is just completely winging it. One of the things I am trying to do is to include in my designs the means for learners to interact with one another and with acknowledged experts in the subject at hand.