3 Outcomes of Reverse Mentoring

Absorb LMS

While mentoring roles of the past were reserved for the most senior members of our society or the executive level of an organization, today’s mentors are present in every generation and in every role. Rather than relying strictly on a top-down approach to mentoring, organizations are exploring reverse mentoring to meet business needs. In the past, mentoring was a one-way street—from elder to younger.

Training Volunteers to Mentor Small Business Executives

dVinci Interactive

Training Volunteers to Mentor Small Business Executives Susan Fort, Director of Learning, SCORE. SCORE provides business mentoring, to entrepreneurs, small business owners, and those interested in starting a small business. Experienced business people serve as the volunteer mentors. As Director of Learning, Susan Fort develops and implements learning strategies to align volunteer mentors with SCORE’s mission

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Elements of Blended Learning Strategies

Origin Learning

Blended learning is a powerful approach to make training an inherent part of corporate culture. Not only does it reduce the reliance on traditional classroom training, it also makes sure that learning is an all-time, enterprise-wide activity which learners can undertake at their own pace. Today’s blended learning strategies focus on how to combine the various learning techniques to achieve the overall aim of knowledge building. E-Learning. M-Learning.

Get an edge over your Learning Strategy with a Learning Experience Platform

G-Cube

If you are privy to the learning domain then you already know that the Learning Experience Platform (LXP) market is growing fast owing to the need of employee centric, personalized trainings. It is a flexible and scalable system that makes learning experience personalized and unique.

The role of mentors in L&D programs

Everwise

Learning and development programs are as varied as companies themselves, but there’s one feature that encompasses most of the effective talent management strategies: mentors. Across many industries, mentoring has been shown to produce solid business outcomes. When implementing or modifying your company’s L&D program, mentoring is one of the best ways to boost employee engagement, create strong leaders for your company and even keep turnover costs in check.

How to Build a Simple Digital Learning Strategy that Works

Litmos

Getting started with digital learning can be deceptively simple. You have a digital learning strategy. Just as converting your old face-to-face courses directly to virtual classroom courses isn’t the best use of learning technology. Learning powers change.

9 Definitive Blended Training Strategies to Coach and Mentor Your High-performance Employees

EI Design

One way to bridge that gap, between the discovery and utilization of talent, is to train high-performers through coaching and mentoring. What Does Coaching and Mentoring Mean? How Exactly Does Coaching and Mentoring Help Organizations and High-performance Employees?

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

In today''s time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered micro-learning?

The Effective Blended Learning Strategy

TalentLMS

Blended learning is often mixed with Instructor Led learning programs. Blended learning offers the best of both worlds. Not only do you benefit from the implementation of a synchronous learning strategy, but also you have the chance to benefit from “go at your own pace” techniques that are part of an asynchronous learning strategy. What information must be included in the blended learning course? Tips blended learning developing courses

5 social learning tips to enhance your blended learning strategy

Wizcabin

Blended learning is a strategy that has been in existence for some time. Today, with constant digital transformation, this learning strategy is becoming a trend. Even though some companies haven’t dumped the traditional modes to favour eLearning, blended learning is turning to be the sure route. What is social learning? Social learning is a method of learning in which employees can acquire new behaviour through observing and interacting with others.

Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

CLO Magazine

So what kinds of learning opportunities do workers want in the face of immense change? A recent study from Wainhouse Research found that the youngest workers and the oldest workers have similar preferences when it comes to workplace learning — and that all learners want a variety of approaches. Many who talk about learning in the workplace tend to think of the generations as significantly different in their preferences. Create reverse mentoring opportunities.

Effective Learning Strategies Are Never “One Size Fits All”

Docebo

Join us April 19 to discover how to create effective personalized learning experiences and how Docebo’s Pages helps you bring them to life. Personalized learning is at the heart of modern professional learning, and the demand for these experiences is stronger than ever. Employees want to learn on their own terms and have great expectations for flexibility – they want to learn anytime, anywhere. What is Personalized Learning?

Choose the Right Modalities for Your Blended Learning Strategy

Cinecraft

Are you trying to decide which modalities or delivery methods to use in your blended learning strategy? This article will help you choose the ones that work together seamlessly to meet your learning objectives and engage every learner. Modality Ideas For Blended Learning. People have different learning preferences and it’s not as simple as “Cara prefers visual content, and Jose prefers hands-on practice.” Mentors provide feedback following each call.

The Effective Blended Learning Strategy

TalentLMS

Blended learning is often mixed with Instructor Led learning programs. Blended learning offers the best of both worlds. Not only do you benefit from the implementation of a synchronous learning strategy, but also you have the chance to benefit from “go at your own pace” techniques that are part of an asynchronous learning strategy. What information must be included in the blended learning course? Tips blended learning developing courses

Learning at Large Ep3: Digital first learning strategies, at scale

Elucidat

In this episode of the Learning at Large podcast, I talk to Sam Taylor. A learning leader for nearly 20 years. We talk about digital first learning strategies and how to build a successful culture in your organization. Sam has led large scale digital learning programs at Barclays, Tesco, and Hitatchi Rail, reaching audiences of up to half a million people. Subscribe to Learning at Large: Or search for “Learning at Large” on your podcast player of choice.

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

My previous blog post that revealed that around 70% of respondents in my recent survey found training (including e-learning) “unimportant” or only “somewhat important” has generated quite a bit of interest. A number of comments focused on how we now need to make training/e-learning more “engaging” or “effective” to recapture the interest of these people. Adopting a BYOL strategy will however require a different approach to learning and development.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered micro-learning?

Mentoring Without Barriers

CLO Magazine

Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. Modern mentoring gives them a way to achieve that.

MICRO-LEARNING AS A WORKPLACE LEARNING STRATEGY

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered micro-learning?

Drilling employee engagement up with a good learning strategy

Matrix

Ask any CEO about the importance of learning in the organization and the answer will be: it is nothing less than great. Ask what the learning strategy is, and you will easily see that it is more or less like a fire department procedure – always ready to get up, light up the sirens and carry out an intervention with as little damage as possible. Learning is a continuous process and even with so many possibilities for getting information, good structure is still needed.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. But which strategy is the most effective? Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. Ask your Peers About Social Learning.

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. The State of Learning and Development 2014: Coming of Age,” a study from Brandon Hall, revealed that less than 18 percent of organizations reviewed or revisited their learning and development strategies at least annually over the past five years and 28.8

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10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. But which strategy is the most effective? Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. Ask your Peers About Social Learning.

How Can Social Learning Spice Up Your Existing Learning Strategy?

EI Design

In this article, I will touch upon what social learning is and the reasons why you should adopt it. I will also outline how exactly you can use it to enhance your existing learning strategy and the business gains that will accrue as a result. How To Use Social Learning To Enhance Your Existing Learning Strategy. Collaborative learning has always had a positive impact on learners. What Ιs Social Learning? Why Should You Adopt Social Learning?

CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

She’s been at the forefront of corporate learning for a couple of decades, leading the learning function at companies like Lockheed Martin, Heinz, Sun Microsystems and SuccessFactors/SAP. And now, after years away, she’s a chief learning officer again. But what’s most important about this conversation is what she has to say about the future of the chief learning officer role. Visit getbridge.com to learn more. Learn more by visiting dxc.technology.

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DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. What is the current landscape of learning analytics?

How To Write Effective Learning Objectives To Support Your Blended Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning programs can include many deliverables. Assuming that preliminary analysis resulted in concrete goals for the program, converting those goals into actual, measurable learning objectives specific to each deliverable is critical for the success of the blended learning strategy. Here, we will give you a 4-step guide to writing effective and powerful learning objectives to support your blended learning program.

BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Bob has been an active and influential leader in the learning and training industry for over 30 years and is renowned worldwide for his pioneering role in new approaches to learning. Bob has also been the Learning Advocate for the Masie Center for the past six years.

Millennial Leadership Development: Building the Business Case & Getting Started

Absorb LMS

L&D professionals must build the business case for new leadership development by highlighting the needs of millennials and where their company’s current learning strategy and learning management system can be improved. By creating a career path that will entice these workers to stay and continually learn as they grow, you’re securing the future of your company. Millennials now make up the largest cohort in the workplace, according to Pew Research.

5 Benefits of Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT)

Infopro Learning

The e-learning industry is highly experimental by nature. As instructional designers, we love to mix common with exceptional; perceptions with reality, and subtle with crucial in order to come up with effective learning strategies. Here are 5 benefits of choosing vILT for corporate learning: 1. So, it makes sense to use video learning as a tool to keep employees engaged and motivated rather than opting for text-based communication. Learning Strategy

Meta-learn what?

Clark Quinn

If, indeed, learning is the new business imperative , what does that mean we need to learn? I reckon they fall into two categories; those we do for our own learning, and those for learning with and through others. When we learn on our own, we need to address what information we want coming in and how we process it. And there are different strategies for different media, as well. Wondering if I should try to diagram this… meta-learning strategy

Skilling Up Virtual Team Managers and Supervisors:?3 Essential Upboarding Tips

Obsidian Learning

New managers and supervisors have more than ever to learn if they are stepping up to manage a virtual team. There’s more to working successfully in a virtual team than learning how to join a Zoom meeting. A strong mentoring relationship may last for years.

11 Reasons Why an LMS Will Help Make Your Trade Association Successful

Instancy

Trade associations can turn to Instancy learning platform, an all-in-one platform to create, deliver, manage blended learning programs including webinars, podcasts, and eLearning courses, certifications, credits and more. begin learning. 3.Flexibility in Learning.

Back to the Workplace: 5 Things to Consider When Reboarding Returning Employees

Obsidian Learning

Demonstrate your confidence in their competence and institutional knowledge by asking them to volunteer as mentors to the new hires. A note of caution here: make sure the mentor has a positive outlook.

Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills

Connect Thinking

This comment reminded me of my 2005 Learning Technologies and a Learning Continuum which illustrates the application of learning technology (e-learning) based upon staff skill level at a point in time. For each ‘state’ of the learning continuum there is a technology option that is ‘fit for purpose’ Novice: Prescribed learning – This is the opportunity to develop foundation knowledge or skills.

Barrier to scale?

Clark Quinn

I was part of a meeting about online learning for an institution, and something became clear to me. and the opportunities for delivering quality learning online. When I think about quality learning, the core of it is, to me, about the learning activity or experience. The xMOOCs that I’ve seen have a good focus on quality assessment aligned to the learning goal, but there’s a caveat. It needs to be rich, and mentored, scaffolded, and evaluated.

6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals. Central to this cultural shift is the understanding that learning happens by learners, not to them. That’s where learning ecosystems come in.