Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

What can I do? How do I advance in my career when I’m barely qualified for an entry level job in my field even though I have a degree? Who are your potential members and what do they want? You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. How do I know? I’d have had access to the occasional course on SEO or maybe social media or AdWords. So how do you do it?

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How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way. skills gap” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? “Skills Gap” Solutions. Do you already have digital badges?

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way. skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? “Skills Gap” Solutions. Do you already offer digital badges?

Chief Learning Officer Job: What do they do? Where do they work? What do they use?

Ed App

In short, Chief Learning Officers need to predict, what the corporate workers on every level need to know so that they perform best in their respective positions, bringing the company forward. What does a Chief Learning Officer do? Learning platforms – what do they have to offer.

7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

They can do it anytime they need a refresher on important concepts and ideas in your diversity training. Today’s customers want to know more about the organizations they support, including their stands on diversity. Social media has opened the door to new audiences. Reaching out through social media, seeking diverse media channels, and branding your company to attract a wider group of customers and candidates are key.

Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis. Your online training program has all the essentials. Here is a step-by-step guide to pinpointing performance gaps in your organization through a training needs analysis. They can go a long way in identifying performance and skill gaps on an individual level.

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

I was reminded of the challenge in adding space for contemplation in eLearning when I listened to Pat Morrison, KPCC Public , and her May 3, 2011 interview with Sheryl Turkle (MIT Social Media Scientist) and Nicholas Carr (New York Times writer) on the topic “Technology and the Internet: can they change our brains and behavior?” But not knowing when and how to stop to reflect and contemplate on the barrage of information, causes some harm. [Please share your comments below.]

How to Ensure You Don’t Do a Starbucks

Enyota Learning

~Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care – Damon Richards, Customer Care Expert. Now think of United violently dragging a passenger out of an overbooked flight or Starbucks’ getting involved in a highly criticized racial scandal – in this social media age, the outcome of such scandals is not just a public backlash but also a loss of customer trust – something businesses just cannot risk. Do you know?

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Users interact with a product through many different channels and modes of communication, and bridging the gaps between them is essential to your product’s success. If you present users with a custom call to action in a social media ad , your customer service teams must be ready to respond. Encountering any gaps in the product-experience loop is frustrating to the user and these points of friction jeopardize your businesses. I call these gaps mode-shift friction.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! news – using media to tell stories. How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it.

Hospitality LMS: What to Know

Continu

According to Social Tables , some of the latest findings are an increased push to go green, companies looking for International meeting space, and hotel guests wanting a more “home-like” feel when traveling. But unlike an Intranet, a hospitality LMS offers a better interface, the ability to integrate with other company software programs, and complete training tracks. Now that you know some of the benefits of an LMS, it’s time to choose the correct partner.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way. skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’. How do you think existing learning models need to evolve to support these workplace learning preferences?

Maine Sexual Harassment Training: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Like in other states, you must know the existing laws, requirements, and preventive measures in Maine. To help you in that regard, in this blog post, we take an in-depth look at everything you need to know about conducting sexual harassment training in Maine, including how to sucessfully impart it. Maine workplace harassment training is a training program mandated by the federal and state governments. Watch To Know What Is Sexual Harassment Training?

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

I was reminded of the challenge in adding space for contemplation in eLearning when I listened to Pat Morrison, KPCC Public , and her May 3, 2011 interview with Sheryl Turkle (MIT Social Media Scientist) and Nicholas Carr (New York Times writer) on the topic “Technology and the Internet: can they change our brains and behavior?” But not knowing when and how to stop to reflect and contemplate on the barrage of information, causes some harm. [Please share your comments below.]

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’. How do you think existing learning models need to evolve to support these workplace learning preferences?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? This guide will provide business reasons and practical approaches for building accessibility within your online training program.

Do you want to predict learners’ path?

Origin Learning

Imagine what it would be like to know about the lives of people over a period of 75 years !A Certainly attaining the coveted post of the President of the United States,making him the most powerful man on Earth, is an achievement worth knowing about, right? To begin with, say, 365 days…assume that you engage Origin , a learning solutions and services organization with a passion for creating innovative learning programs. So, what does the predictable feature of Konnect do?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? This guide will provide business reasons and practical approaches for building accessibility within your online training program.

7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

The program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout Online Professional Development’s Instructional Design program regularly asks someone to answer a series of questions from their students. Are there any critical gaps in knowledge that you frequently encounter in the ID industry? related problem is the focus on the ‘event’ model, where learning is a massed event, which we know is one of the least effective mechanisms to lead to long-term retention.

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager #astdl20

Learning Visions

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager with Jim Storer (@jimstorer) of The Community Roundtable Community = shared purpose, common needs Even if you think you’re doing something in private, it is discoverable and you could be outed. Good community managers know how to channel that. Do some back channeling through private messages. Do programming – office hours – topical conference calls and webinars. astdl20 community social media social learning

Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Rapid eLearning

However, I do appreciate what it takes to get a degree in instructional design and know that what’s learned is valuable and can only enhance a person’s base of knowledge. Because of this, I usually tell people “No, they don’t,” and “Yes, they do.”. There are many books and resources available that will provide the same information you’d get in any formal program. One of the great things about social media is the access you have to all sorts of expertise.

Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know. So do not short-change the importance of good visuals. You do not need to have a programming background in order to create a great-looking, interactive eLearning course.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

The former has to do with the tools, mindset, and organizational structure that will drive the business agenda forward, while the latter has to do with the reskilling that each individual will need to use these tools and thrive in the new organizational context. Developing new skills as a one-time investment may meet a short-term gap, but that gap will reappear in the future, given the pace of today’s development.

Looking the Future in the Face

CLO Magazine

And though there may be more mediums through which to inspire people, such as social media, the goal is the same. Ridner agreed, saying that the best leaders, “motivate their teams to do the best work possible and achieve the best outcomes.”. They’re more likely to do this, he said, not only because they were brought up in a culture where failure was more acceptable, but because it allows them to tap into that creativity, collaboration and flexibility to problem-solve.

Racial Bias or Workplace Sexual Harassment – Why eLearning is an effective solution.

Enyota Learning

This reflects as an experience they have with your brand, and an isolated incident has a snowball effect in the age of social media. The best question to ask yourself when looking to avoid such incidents is – are you as an organization doing enough to train your employees ? Not too long ago, a regular at a GAP store, an African American man was forced to prove the clothing he was wearing was not stolen.

Stop! Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know. So do not short-change the importance of good visuals. You do not need to have a programming background in order to create a great-looking, interactive eLearning course.

When the Learner is the Teacher, Do We Need Instructional Designers?

Xyleme

That person today has very different expectations that are informed by social media and YouTube. How do you create learning experiences that meet the audience where they are? The days of all knowing instructional designer that drives a process of extracting and interpreting information from the SME seems way too mediated. This means knowing the demographics of the audience, and then creating something close to a story for the course that will appeal and engage.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Rushing discussed the #MeToo movement, gender pay inequities, diversity in the workplace, technology advancements and social behaviors. We let rules, procedures and policies get in the way of our employees who know the right thing to do, but we didn’t let them do it because of our rules and policies. This past April, the social media company had about 87 million users’ data exposed without direct consent.

5 Ways to Customize Your E-Learning Experience

LearnDash

Create interactive learning programs. The best online learning programs equip leaners with the skills they need to respond to real-life situations. They might need to develop a particular skill for their job, or fill in a gap in their already extensive knowledge.

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8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? Imagine going through a lengthy needs assessment, only to find out at the very end that an LMS is not what you need and that there are low cost alternatives that will do the job for you. If, for example, you are a business owner who wants to add training programs to your service offering and you don’t need to track their progress or performance, then you likely don’t need a full LMS.

The growing power of women: From history to history-in-the-making

OpenSesame

“Women and girls can do whatever they want. Dozens of schools planned special programs for the week. The general wage gap between women of all races and men of all races is about 18 cents (Source: Quick Facts About the Gender Wage Gap ).

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

Fortunately, they have technology on their side, and they know how to use it. Here are 7 tips and tricks for creating microlearning materials for your bite-sized eLearning program: 1. In fact, it’s best to stick to just one subject and focus on the bare necessities, such as the key takeaways that learners need to know to carry out a task. If needed, they can simply access the eLearning activity again in order to fill in the gaps.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

How do you find experts to interview? Use these strategies to feed to marketing funnel and increase your enrollments: Networking: If possible, choose someone you know or are connected to for the first interview. You’re more likely to get a yes and already know their specialties make a good fit for your students. Audit your other marketing efforts to determine gaps that can be filled by one or more interviews with popular influencers.

Fight The Fatigue: 8 Tips To Prevent Corporate eLearning Burnout

Infopro Learning

Many employees are willing to participate in online training if they know there’s something in it for them. In fact, trying to overload your employees with information may diminish the value of your online training program. Integrate Social Learning Opportunities. Sometimes your employees just need to blow off some steam and socialize. But how do you give them the chance to interact with peers if they are geographically dispersed?

10 Essentials for Developing Virtual Leaders

Infopro Learning

There is a strong business case for augmenting your leadership development programs with training targeted for virtual team leaders because of the special challenges they face. Team Kick-off - The essential components of getting to know one another in the all-important face-to-face kick-off sessions is often overlooked in a virtual team.