LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Jay Cross & Clark Quinn’s LearnTrends session on Reinventing Organizational Learning. Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. Internet Learning Alliance: They were all working independently, decided to work together and practice what they preach.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

Part of the learning leader’s job is to develop organizational learning strategies. For one thing, organizations aren’t reviewing their learning and development strategies very often. However, learning leaders may not fully understand strategies and tactics in depth.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

In this post, I want to demystify working out loud and highlight the organizational as well as personal growth that accrues from the practice. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM.

What NOT to do in L&D

Litmos

As do most articles in the L&D space, I frequently talk about what we should do. And, it occurred to me, that I could (and should) also talk about what we shouldn’t do. First, don’t stop doing courses. Of course, when they’re done, do them right!

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. A PLN is an enabler of such learning.

Year In Review - 2017

The Performance Improvement Blog

As I usually do at this time of year, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest from readers. And I have examined an employee’s responsibility for continuous learning in the Knowledge Economy.

Community of Practice and the TorranceLearning Download

The Performance Improvement Blog

One of many methods of organizational learning is a “community of practice”. This is a term coined by Etienne Wenger to describe “…groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.”

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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The Future of Work and Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

It’s fun but risky to speculate about the future of work and learning. It’s hard to know what will happen next week, let alone 10 years from now. As leaders, we should be thinking about the future, including whom we will be leading and what they will be doing in our organizations.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning that really works. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. That focus is the outcome that the learning experience is designed to achieve. So, the starting point of a learning design has to be the objective that will achieve the outcome. With a clear goal, we can know how to get there.

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

The conversation erupted on social media, as it has before, about the state of affairs in the field of Learning and Development, or L&D. Shannon Tipton added, “We want to make this whole learning thing so difficult but it’s not.” Just do it.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

The chat was full of insights and learning, as always. And the trigger for this post was the question: How will learning & development shift in a PDW? Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning.

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Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

Yesterday, I wrote a post on Learning vs. Performance – the Dichotomy. It was more of a theoretical exposition on why learning doesn’t necessarily translate into performance, and delved into some of the psychological and behavioral aspects of the same. Why is it that learning and training don’t translate into performance? What should L&D do about it? In today’s post, I have tried to analyze the learning – performance dichotomy from a more practical standpoint.

eLearning Manifesto: Can we take a dose of our own medicine? Do you want to take your own eLearning?

Coffee and Design

This is learning that is classified as: content focused, efficient for authors, attendance-driven, knowledge delivery, fact testing, one size fits all, one-time events, and didactic feedback. Why not innovate learning with what we already have? Extreme I know. What do you think?

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. How do you think we could tackle this?

3 Reasons Your L&D Tools Aren’t Fit For Today’s Workforce

Docebo

How qualified do you think your employees are for their roles? Learning and development tools aren’t keeping up with the needs of today’s digital workforce and it’s impacting how organizations function and how employees build their careers. .

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What does a company need an LMS and an LRS for?

Matrix

Being a learning specialist requires knowing a lot more than how to design and deliver training, whether online or face to face. With the creation of numerous apps, tools and e-learning options, the possibilities L&D specialists have are enormous. E-learning

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

Learning at the workplace is a continuous process. While formal training also has a place, more and more organizations are aligning towards informal ways of organizational learning. Challenge 1: Creating content for on-demand learning.

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Overcoming the shortcomings of micro-learning

Matrix

There is a lot of talk about how employees have to do more and more things in a limited time frame and how challenging it is to HR professionals to offer them the support they need, when they need it. Micro-learning seems to be the appropriate solution to all of these problems.

Training is Organizational Change

Litmos

In Implementing E-Learning , Jay Cross and Lance Dublin suggested that implementing eLearning was an organizational change. And, it turns out, this is true for training and likely all organizational learning interventions. What to do?

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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The other 5 principles of learning reinforcement

Matrix

On his quest to find the best way to reinforce organizational learning, Anthonie Wurth identified seven principles for achieving this. Lasting learning occurs when there is some discomfort – any step outside of the comfort zone stings at least a little bit.

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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Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

Pepperdine University professor Mark Allen has defined a corporate university as “an educational entity that is a strategic tool designed to assist its parent organization in achieving its mission by conducting activities that cultivate individual and organizational learning, knowledge, and wisdom.”

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LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn has become quite a juggernaut in the corporate learning market. And the company just threw down the gauntlet; it’s now announcing it has completely opened up its learning platform to external content partners.

The probability of wasting money

Clark Quinn

Designing learning is a probability game. To paraphrase Dorothy Parker, you can lead a learner to learning, but you can’t make them think. What I mean is that the likelihood that the learning actually sticks is a result of a myriad of design decisions, and many elements contribute to that likelihood. This is the point of learning engineering, applying learning science to the design of learning experiences.

L&D's Role in the VUCA World: Part 1

ID Reflections

Each area is critical today in building an organization and an organizational culture that will not only attract the best employees but will also provide them with the necessary platform to give their best. And I know it can''t be. Learning how to learn" is a skill not everyone has.

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Aligning Training Efforts with Strategic Organizational Goals

Kapp Notes

If done properly, audit and recommendation process provides a methodology for moving from“learning as an event focus” to a “learning as a process” focus which will increase employee learning and retention. What do the learners need to know to support the goals of the organization? If they need to be defined, usually a Senior Learning Council, consisting of key people within the organization, is formed to examine organizational learning priorities.

Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

Thursday, August 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: gomo Authoring: Authoring technology for Modern Learning Design Today’s modern learner demands specific requirements when it comes to skill development. However, the features alone do not engage the participants. Does L&D curate learning?

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Why Learners Fail to Learn

eFront

I like learning. Learning is beautiful.”. Most people love the feeling of learning something new. Even more appreciate the rewards of learning, like improved career prospects. The Top Barriers to Learning in the Workplace. A weak learning culture.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning? Why Social Learning?

The positive impact of LMS software on businesses

Matrix

Do you know any successful person or organization that doesn’t keep up with their fast-changing environment? Learning at work needs to happen as fast and as thoroughly as possible. Learning management systems are almost always a part of this technology.

Learning Organization Dimensions

Clark Quinn

After my post on Improving Organizational Learning Infrastructure, Daan Assen suggested that it was too limited in reference to the broader Learning Organization picture. That’s valuable feedback, because I really mean it to be the learning organization culture and the technology infrastructure, the latter of which isn’t included traditionally in the learning organization work. So, what do you see looking back at you

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

When we founded Talented Learning nearly four years ago, we set out on a mission to map the world of learning management technology. We started this journey with a theory about the next wave of learning technology. Anatomy of an Extended Enterprise Learning Platform.

Pros and cons: proprietary, open-source, and cloud-based LMS

Matrix

Learning management systems for business organizations are under constant development; even the latest versions have some new features lined up, waiting to rock the boat again and again. Finally the user and its needs are at the center of learning technology! Remember the rotary phone?