Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. By reflecting on Learning and Development (L&D) as a whole and the strategies we know don’t work, we can rewrite our approach to talent management. What is Learning and Development? Maximize your ROI on Learning.

Personalized and adaptive learning

Clark Quinn

For reasons that are unclear even to me, I was thinking about personalized versus adaptive learning. It’s kinda simplistic, but I think it may help to differentiate personalized and adaptive learning. no learningstyles’ :).

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Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. Thankfully I stumbled on this article by Phil Nickinson and learned that instead of starting at the map and uploading your photo sphere, you start at the photo sphere in your phone’s image gallery and share it to Maps. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

10 Learning Strategies to Take Your Training to the Next Level

Continu

The problem is not everyone learns so quickly or in the same fashion. That’s why it’s important to have several learning strategies in place for on-the-job training. . Learning strategies are simply the methods that students use to learn. These can range from techniques to retain the information long term to better ways to study to test-taking strategies. Learning strategies should also extend beyond the students to the facilitators.

Images processed 60K faster? No! And more…

Clark Quinn

Most of the references are from marketing hype, selling you visual support. Yet this is another zombie, like learning styles , that won’t die! design meta-learning strategyRecently, I’ve run into the claim that images are processed 60K times faster than text. And, folks, it’s a myth. More over, it’s exemplary of bad practices in business.

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Warning: Snake Oil

Clark Quinn

But, because they’ve grown up with mobile devices and digital technologies, they learn differently than previous generations. A solid understanding of millennial learning styles will help you create effective training programs.” This is the type of stuff marketers come up with that you can’t fight it you don’t know our brains (and more). Moving on… ‘Learn differently’ because of growing up digital.

What are the strategies to become an online teacher?

Pinlearn

Online learning has taken education beyond the boundaries of a traditional classroom overcoming geographical limitations. However, teaching online is not like teaching in the classroom, it takes a different approach and efficient strategies to boost online learning. Online teaching requires a unique style of interaction with students to help set your virtual classroom and prepare your students up for success. Focus on active learning.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

Let’s take a look at some of the best strategies you can use to keep your members involved in your association’s efforts. We’ll show you how you can: Learn more about your members by gathering information in your CRM. Learn more about your members by gathering information in your CRM. Once you’ve learned more about your members, you can create courses, events, and other programming that best suits the interests they’ve expressed or pursued. Host live learning events.

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How To Train Remote Employees In A Virtual Learning Environment

Obsidian Learning

Through the prism of the 10 Principles of Customer Strategy, this article examines the question of how to train remote employees in a virtual learning environment. The scale and impact of this event may never be fully appreciated, but from our view as learning and development professionals one thing is clear: for some time to come there will be limited in-person training, coaching and mentoring and more online, virtual, digital training, coaching and mentoring.

Understanding Learner Personas and Archetypes for Human-centric Learning & Development

Disprz

Today, the concept of archetypes has evolved and has dominated the field of user-centric design in product development and marketing. Quite recently, many instructional designers have borrowed from marketers’ playbook and started creating learning interventions on the basis of archetypes. Explorer : Those who want to learn new things to explore alternative career options. Learning Needs: Quick, self-paced, online courses, available on the go.

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The Training Technology Conundrum

CLO Magazine

Learning tools and strategies are increasingly focused on what can be done to make work more enjoyable and engaging. As Josh Bersin, founder of Bersin by Deloitte, pointed out in his Forbes article, “The HR Software Market Reinvents Itself,” HR software has experienced a renaissance during the past few years. As a result, HR and learning and development departments have more training options than ever before and the chance to do something important: make learning relevant.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

We can say with confidence that the goal of leaders, managers, and learning professionals is to help workers achieve optimal "at the moment performance." Then as learning professionals we converge at the moment of performance. He further explains that “market leaders simply accelerate all their tried-and-true activities. Specifically, in the past, our momentum in learning and training is “teaching something.” see more on Instant Learning ).In

Using Different Rapid Authoring Tools To Deliver An Effective Learning Experience

G-Cube

Gone are the days when e-learning projects would take several weeks or months to be delivered. Various authoring tools are used to create, edit, review and test e-learning courses to deliver a comprehensive learning experience. With ever-evolving market conditions, a majority of organizations prefer using rapid authoring tools in their e-learning strategy. The effective use of authoring tools serves as an optimum solution for e-learning professionals.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Learning and Development

Hurix Digital

The AI market will grow to a $190 billion industry by 2025, according to research firm Markets and Markets. A lot of enterprises have already incorporated AI in their learning strategy. We will now explore the role of AI in learning and development.

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How Does Learning Management Systems Deliver Just-in-Time Learning For Corporate Training

G-Cube

The overall digital transformation has proved to be a catalyst for how organizations approach towards learning and development. The ever-evolving expectations have added a new approach to training known as JIT (Just-in-Time) learning. Using a robust Learning Management System (LMS) for workplace training, this approach reduces the time invested on varied learning activities, leading to increased employee retention and workplace productivity.

The Top 4 Benefits of Adopting Elearning in your Organization

Learnkit

With the steady increase of affordable tech devices on the market and a growing demand for engaging learning experiences, moving to an online learning strategy is an easy decision that yields many benefits for organizations. In traditional education, a teacher presents new learning materials in a physical classroom. All interactions, discussions and learning take place in-person. Learn whenever, wherever: Technology plays a huge role in our lives.

4 Ways to Boost Learning in the Workplace

Your Training Edge

If you were to look around your organization today, how would you describe your learning culture? If you fall somewhere in between, what steps are you taking to improve your learning culture? You must get a pulse on your learning environment and work to improve it if you want a healthy workplace. If you are serious about boosting learning in the workplace, here are four ways to help you take it to the next level. Align Business Goals with Learning Objectives.

A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

Every Friday I post a weekly recap of the best articles, posts, and resources I find from the intersection of learning, design, and technology. I like to keep tabs on things related to workplace learning, technology, social tools that generally help people power up their learning so that they can work smarter. Here is a collection of the best learning science and instructional design-related posts from 2018. 2018 Blended Learning Studies: The Year in Review.

The 6 most effective employee engagement strategies

eFront

When it comes to employment, it’s a buyer’s market out there. Indeed, senior executives have to spend more time considering the strategies required not only to attract new staff, but also retain them. It’s one thing to bring people on board , but what are the most effective employee engagement strategies? And the changes to the job market since this research was done make the need for effective employee engagement strategies even more imperative.

How the Mobile Became the L&D Head’s BFF

Enyota Learning

Mobile learning or mLearning seeks to address the new age challenges of a global, technologically savvy and mobile dependent workforce. mLearning may well be the future of corporate learning. mLearning involves self-paced, on-demand learning that is delivered in bite-size pieces across contexts. But why has mobile learning become so popular among L&D heads? Even those employees who are not mobile prefer to access learning information while on the go.

Do We Still Need the LMS?

CLO Magazine

billion into various types of learning and training companies in 2016, and the number appears to be going up in 2017. Saba Software, one of the pioneers in enterprise learning technology, was founded less than 20 years ago, and since then the market has exploded. Employees want to learn in personalized, microlearning bursts. Over a given week our research shows that people spend about 1 percent of their time on learning.

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How L&D Is Earning Its Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

According to LinkedIn’s “2019 Workplace Learning Report,” talent development is moving from the periphery to the core of business strategy, with 82 percent of learning and development professionals now reporting that corporate leaders actively support their programs. But the field of learning and development is not just gaining prominence — it is evolving. Building Manager Champions to Inspire Learning. Thinking Like Marketers to Drive Engagement.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics.

First steps for building a coherent digital training strategy

Matrix

For corporate learning and development this means a lot of pressure to ensure that employees do not only possess the knowledge they need to do their jobs but also the skills to think on their feet and adapt to new market and business conditions. It’s obviously clear that the direction learning needs to go is digital yet it’s not enough to simply purchase a LMS , upload some modules and start emailing invitations to enroll. It takes a solid and coherent strategy.

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

The coronavirus may have robbed us of face-to-face interaction, but it can’t rob us of learning. to find out what it takes to successfully manage virtual workers, learn the pitfalls and successful tools and techniques other organizations are successfully using on this topic, and increase your confidence for effectively getting work done through workers who are not in the office. Thursday, April 2, 2020, 10AM – 11AM PT: From In-Person to Virtual Learning – The Time Is Now!

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E-Learning Today: High-Tech and High Touch

CLO Magazine

The corporate world made e-learning popular in the 2000s, but the concept has been around since the early and mid-20th century thanks to inventions like the teaching machine created by psychologist Sidney L. For Skinner, the in-person classroom experience was flawed; students learn at different rates, and they need reinforcement, which can be hard to provide on an individual basis. Effectiveness is also tied to having a clear strategy, Anagnostopoulos said.

4 Killer Examples Of Learning Portals For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Usage of learning portals for corporate training initiatives is gaining momentum. In this article, I share 4 examples of how you can use them for both formal and informal learning to increase employee engagement. Learning Portals For Corporate Training: What Are Their Key Characteristics? Learning portals are knowledge repositories featuring learning paths, and they are designed to meet specific initiatives. Sticky learning (through steady reinforcement).

CUNA Experience Learning Live – Resources Shared at #CUNAELL

David Kelly

The title of my keynote was eLearning’s Role in Today’s Training Strategy and the title of my invited talk was Developing a Personal Learning Network. This blog post is being set up primarily as a follow-up resource for those that attended the conference, and it may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about these topics. eLearning’s Role in Today’s Training Strategy. Learning on Multiple Devices.

TOP 9 E-LEARNING PREDICTIONS FOR 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Her work is based on 25+ years of practical experience in implementing technology enabled learning strategies for business advantage and is backed by her independent research. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

Can Knowledge Sharing Transform Learning?

CLO Magazine

Create structure around expert-to-expert learning to take advantage of its potential. As the corporate learning industry has evolved in the past few years, we now spend a lot of time talking about Gen X and millennials’ learning styles, user-authored content sharing, expertise directories and knowledge sharing. But how does all this fit into our overall learning strategy? What is your role in this new world of expert-to-expert learning?

Investing in Social and Informal Learning Klass Capital Acquires Controlling Stake in Docebo

Training Industry

The private equity firm made its first investment in the company in February of this year; the initial $3 million in growth equity was raised by Docebo to accelerate the growth of its Software as a Service (SaaS) enterprise e-learning platform. We also believe that Docebo is in a strong position to address the social and informal learning management needs that exist in the market.”

How New CLOs Should Handle The First 90 Days

CLO Magazine

By asking targeted questions, understanding business strategy and building the right alliances, new CLOs can ensure they become valued business partners, not order-takers. The conventional vision for the role has the CLO identify him or herself as a learning leader first and foremost, capturing the organization’s learning needs and putting together offerings to meet them. This vision is rooted in the legacy of training from which the learning function evolved.

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These Are The 7 Advantages of Using Videos in E-learning

CommLab India

What makes e-learning so exciting is that it allows learners to interact with the content through which they are acquiring knowledge. Now, there are different and enriching mediums through which you can offer the learning content. Video-Based Learning is one such example of a creative and interactive instructional strategy. Videos are one of the foundational tools of e-learning. Demonstrate Procedures to Assist in Mastery Learning.

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap

Aptara

Additionally, the millennial generation, which now represents the largest demographic of the workforce in America, is causing a number of shifts in the job market and contributing to how companies must approach retention strategies. There are many reasons why organizations should be incorporating eLearning technologies and strategies to improve the workplace. Corporate Learning & Performance. Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap.