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. Businesses aren’t investing in training programs.

Ranting on the Gender Pay Gap in e-Learning

Usable Learning

In it, she referenced the significant gender pay gap: According to research results, men on average make $10k more than woman. Yes – even in the eLearning biz: There continues to be a consistent gender gap in pay between men and women. I know I’ve left money on the table.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit I want to incorporate a reading list for the next level of the 30-minute masters (taking a crash course in Instructional Design). These are terms that I have learned (some relatively recently) and thought, why didnt I know this ten years ago if its so important? Perhaps we just include this in the wiki and the informal learners can go off and do their own research (because we learn best by doing, right?).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. For me, instructional design is about designing "engaging and effective" asynchronous learning experiences (web-based training programs). Ive always had the good fortune to have a team of graphic designers and programmers who do that heavy lifting. A few months ago, I started compiling a reading list at Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit.

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!

Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

Maybe there’s an executive demanding more visibility into your program, or perhaps you just want a better understanding of how things are going so you can find ways to make them better. You’re ready to get started with learning data and analytics, but where do you begin?

Why Should Employees Pick Your Company?

CLO Magazine

The site also includes advice on how to create a network, do interviews and prepare for the future. “It What experiences do you want to build? King also said the company’s generous tuition reimbursement program is an important recruiting tool.

Learning at Large Ep1: Building a learning culture for 45,000 salespeople

Elucidat

I’ve known Paul for a number of years, but I got a lot from our chat together—and hope you do too. Paul and his team support over 45,000 salespeople with personal learning programs, adopting a strong design approach and a focus on tangible learning outcomes.

Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10AM –1AM PT: Taking charge of your professional development (Free to ATD members) As a learning professional, do you spend so much time developing others that you don't make time to develop yourself? Doing so, however, is often easier said than done.

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology

Elucidat

So then, how do you keep your ideas fresh, your production process smart and your elearning strategy current? I know this sounds obvious, but too often I hear learning impact measured in business KPIs. How do they measure the impact and ROI of learning programs?

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

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? Brandon Hall Group and Blue Circle Leadership created a toolkit that provides resources for leaders who are working to expand the pipeline of women technology leaders so your organization can compete in the global marketplace for the best talent.

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3 Things to Look for in Your LMS Reports

eFront

Learning management systems (LMS) have become an essential part of an effective classroom — helping teachers bridge the gap by automating processes and collecting data that helps them differentiate learning. Do they have an increased interest in a particular area?

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Businesses should always look for an easy-to-use toolkit that facilitates rapid creation and distribution of eLearning at scale. Arguably, these resources can teach us the skills we need to improve the way we operate and the way companies do business. What Do You Do Now?

11 Must Read Books for E-learning Professionals

CommLab India

“Always do more than is required of you.” It helps you: Identify the gaps of learners i.e., where they are and where they need to be. Facilitator’s and Trainer’s Toolkit – Artie Mahal. Do you have other interesting books?

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5 Perhaps you’ve seen many blended learning programs fail and want to make sure your initiative is successful. Importance of specific program features.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

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? Do you understand your learning culture?

Free L&D webinars for February 2018

Limestone Learning

However, you do not need to have read the report to follow and benefit from the webcast. Plus, get a free PowerPoint toolkit to kick-start your efforts. Disruptive Ideas to Sustain Manager Development (Free for ATD members) You’ve launched a stellar manager development program.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

In addition to van Merrianboer and Norman, dont miss Writing Training Materials That Work: How to train anyone to do anything by Foshay and Silber. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting an Informal M.Ed

Learning Visions

I already have a job doing it! Even though Ive been doing this ("instructional design") for over ten years, Im starting over. Im putting my beginners mind back on; Ive realized how much I dont know about this stuff. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device [BYOD], etc.) Where do you see today’s organisations in the midst of these radical shifts? We know that adults at work develop the majority of their skills and capabilities through experience, practice, interaction with others and reflection.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Our tools still require the user to work in the Flash environment, but you really dont need to know Flash. The project management stuff from the session was really basic, but the main point I took away was embedded into the program about 40 minutes in.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. Post from: The eLearning Coach 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory. If you do not know the ADL, they are a part of the U.S. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. We all do it.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Can take a lot of resources, but even small companies can do this with right expertise. Saba and Centra) WebEx is partnering with an LMS provider as will Adobe [link] Rapid Development Trend How do you expect the % of informal usage to change over 2 years?" Rapid content may get put out there quickly, then later it gets folded back into a more traditionally designed program. To create good e-learning: 1) Know your audience. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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.