Top 10 Tools for Learning 2020

Clark Quinn

It’s time, once again, for Jane Hart’s excellent Top 10 Tools for Learning survey. Here are my take on the top 10 tools that support my learning. The first way I learn is to process what I’ve seen. And searching is a big part of my learning.

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KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , a boutique custom design and development studio specializing in online learning experiences. This is why so much online learning fails."

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2022 L&D Trends: 4 Biggest Things to Focus On in the New Year

Caveo Learning

The New Year is a time for L&D professionals to take stock of what worked and what didn’t. Metrics & Measurement Learning Trends Instructional Design Training and Facilitation Learning Strategy

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2022 Corporate Training Strategies: Realignment

Meridian

Looking ahead, we should take stock in the things we can proactively build today to manage a future catapulted into the unknown. We invite you to join us for our webinar on January 18th, 12pm EST to learn more about starting this new year with your business aligned with training priorities.

Three Ways to Use Microlearning to Upskill or Reskill Your Workforce

Dashe & Thomson

As a learning strategy or approach, microlearning delivers short (10 minutes or less), focused training and performance support. Microlearning is an emerging paradigm that addresses a learner’s need to receive the content they need, when they need it, and in the appropriate context.

Is your talent ready for the new ‘phygital’ era in retail?

Disprz

Retailers have now begun to see the drawbacks of a siloed approach, as opposed to strategic partnerships that have become the biggest value-adds to a business strategy, even in the face of fierce competition. How Digital Learning can accelerate a phygital mindset?

Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 32 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW. To find out more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. My career started at eTrade, where I talked with customers about how to manage their stocks.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? eLearning Art provides royalty free stock photos, images, and other assets to help you create some cool stuff in your own authoring tools. I’ve been learning about zombies in preparation for the upcoming DevLearn !)

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4 Ways to Develop Learning Agility - Tip #188

Vignettes Learning

In a previous blog post , I talked about how a VUCA environment can actually jumpstart the learning process. But, for learning to take place, learners have to be flexible and open to change. A term we used to describe learners that thrive - and succeed - in a VUCA setting is “learning agile.” This means we can help learners develop learning agility. To do that, we must instill in learners these three prerequisites to learning agility: Potential to learn.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. The learning frameworks will have to evolve accordingly. “On-the-job”

Podcast 16: Integrated Learning Experiences – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 16 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 16 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Today we’re drilling down on a hot topic – integrated learning experiences. Paul is a smart, passionate learning technology professional who brings 20 years of hands-on instructional design, development and delivery know-how to customer challenges.

Stories of Real-Life Fiascos and Blunders Motivate Learners - Tip #121

Vignettes Learning

The challenge then is how to make learning ideas concrete. Know your audience What lessons do your learners need to learn? You can connect the fiasco or blunder to learning objectives and focus on the consequences of what happens if learners fail to succeed or do something. Concrete: Federal agents investigated fictitious stock trades. Related Tip: Tip #45 - Using Story Morals To Turn Bad Situations into Learning Goldmines 3.

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Why a Reflection Pause is Critical to Performance - Tip #142

Vignettes Learning

Whether professional development or on the job trainings, they are who we serve as learning professionals and we can’t lose sight that change affects the learner. How does change impact learning? Second Order Learning - Learning about concepts are deepened by looking critically at our own responses and transferring that understanding into other contexts. A reflection pause may need to be taught and learned. Featon, Leading Learning.

5 Story Arguments that Compel Learners to Pay Attention - Tip #117

Vignettes Learning

Learning is like watching someone else’s story. Why do we need to learn how to argue? The rumor is that our stocks have plummeted that our management team will lose their jobs.” Conclusion Learning is listening to stories of other people and sharing our own stories. It is about making the dualistic nature of things—deprivation and abundance, injustice and fairness, love and hate, reward and punishment, agony and ecstasy—an opportunity to learn.

We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

CLO Magazine

Right now, somewhere in a sunny boardroom, a leadership strategy is being born. Learning leaders are clicking through a fully researched, neatly packaged, well-rehearsed presentation, unveiling a stark reality about the senior management team. Most strategies define success criteria, find people with potential, assess leadership capability accurately, provide learning experiences, etc. This is the Achilles’ heel for many a failed leadership strategy.

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It Takes a Village

CLO Magazine

Rather than sending executives to seminars on business strategies and how to drive and measure performance goals, most of DaVita’s learning programs focus on self-improvement and life skills to help participants improve their relationships, set personal goals, and find their inner ambitions. At the end of the class, participants are encouraged to think about which tools and strategies they will use to create a more community-focused culture with their teams. “We

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Friday Finds: The Best Of Learning, Design & Technology | February 4, 2022

Mike Taylor

Last week’s most clicked item: The Spacing Effect: How to Improve Learning and Maximize Retention. When it comes to learning, people are often focused on getting facts into their heads. Second, learning practice provides people with better ways of monitoring what they know.

Why There Are So Many Bad E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Why do I shudder thinking of taking a 3-hour e-learning course? I hear all the time that e-learning courses are boring. We have an industry full of experts whose whole existence revolves around pointing out boring e-learning and selling their services to de-borify.

How to Build a Learning Culture With a Growth Mindset

Coreaxis

Many organizations are confident that they’re successfully delivering a learning culture. Their L&D teams have developed and delivered high-impact learning programs in a variety of engaging modalities. A learning culture is more than just making content available.

Why Story Lessons Are the Most Engaging Learning for Millennials - Tip #174

Vignettes Learning

What does this mean to learning and training? The key thing to remember is that if your learning and training design does not include a way for learners to collaborate or exchange ideas pre-, post- or during learning, you may not be providing them new opportunities and skills for learning. Knowledge network Knowledge flows rather than knowledge stocks will provide organizations with the strategic advantage. How will you leverage these learnings?

The beginning of Docebo’s multi-product journey

Docebo

We were already on the brink of a historic milestone for a small Italian startup turned up-and-coming LMS powerhouse, close to becoming a public company on the Toronto Stock Exchange in October 2019. Our learning management system was (and still is) moving up market rapidly.

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Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

The beginning of a year is a great time to take stock of the year gone by and plan for the year ahead. In this blog post, we will have a quick glimpse of what we believe would be some of the key trends in workplace learning this year. AR- and VR-enabled learning solutions are beginning to make a mark in workplace learning as well. App-Based Learning. Yes, the LMS will not die; it will continue to exist but the mobile learning ecosystem will keep growing.

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Diversity and Inclusion in Video & Workplace Media

TechSmith Camtasia

They also talk about the unique position and responsibility creators, instructional designers and those in learning and development roles have for instilling DEIB approaches within organizations. You could use stock visuals to communicate how diverse your organization is (or aims to be).

Top 5 talent development challenges after mergers and acquisitions

Matrix

Of course, if the information got out early, it could affect how both companies perform on the stock market. Read more: The best 3 strategies on retaining top talent. Aligning divergent learning strategies is a rather tall order.

2021 in Learning: Looking Back (and Ahead)

Litmos

Once again, we arrive at that time of the year where we take stock of where we’ve been and where we are going. For Learning and Development, the past year solidified a couple of things. Never has learning been asked to do more with less despite a long history of having to do just that.

Curated Insights: Writing Good Questions

Axonify

As a result, employees are likely to get frustrated and “game the test” rather than take advantage of this part of the learning experience. In fact, there’s a science behind the use of questions to facilitate learning. Many are also written by subject matter experts with little to no experience in learning design. Our March curated insights explore what it takes to write effective questions and how they can be used as part of a modern learning experience.

5 great reasons to download the Kineo Insights Report today!

Learning Visions

Think of it as an early Christmas present - a stocking filled with insightful nuggets, analysis, and trends. What is the Kineo 2014 Learning Insights Report ? The learning team has to consult with the business on how to improve performance because it is “no longer about the learning team delivering improvements through training”. One L&D manager argued “learning team members need to be able to talk more about ‘learning strategies’.

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7 Employee Retention Tips From the Experts

Edume

It’s true - 86% of employees believe it’s important for employers to provide learning opportunities. Instead, to secure success “employers need to be strategic, intentional, and proactive about informal learning”. Rela ted: What is 'continuous learning' and why is it crucial?

Who’s on the L&D Naughty List this Holiday Season?

Litmos

We’re going to find out who’s naughty or nice — and who has been taking workplace learning seriously this past year. You can probably think of some: the people who don’t finish modules, complain about learning, and want to cut the learning budget. We’re making a list.

7 Employee Retention Tips From the Experts

Edume

It’s true - 86% of employees believe it’s important for employers to provide learning opportunities. Instead, to secure success “employers need to be strategic, intentional, and proactive about informal learning”. Rela ted: What is 'continuous learning' and why is it crucial?

Curated Insights: Writing Good Questions

Axonify

As a result, employees are likely to get frustrated and “game the test” rather than take advantage of this part of the learning experience. In fact, there’s a science behind the use of questions to facilitate learning. Many are also written by subject matter experts with little to no experience in learning design. Our March curated insights explore what it takes to write effective questions and how they can be used as part of a modern learning experience.

The beginning of Docebo’s multi-product journey

Docebo

We were already on the brink of a historic milestone for a small Italian startup turned up-and-coming LMS powerhouse, close to becoming a public company on the Toronto Stock Exchange in October 2019. Our learning management system was (and still is) moving up market rapidly.

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5 Skilling Problems You Can Solve With An Enterprise Learning Solution

Disprz

Well, the obsolete learning and development strategies will give the same old disappointing results. To stay ahead of the curve you need to reinvent your employee skilling strategy and embrace advanced learning solutions. blog article enterprise learning solution

10 Self Paced Learning Tips

Ed App

Self-paced learning gives learners control over their learning experience, allowing them to decide when, where, and how they want to learn. Deliver training via mobile learning. This strategy enables you to focus on key messages to make topics easier to understand.

10 Practical Ways to Make Dull E-Learning Topics Dynamic and Interesting

Capytech

10 Practical Ways to Make Dull E-Learning Topics Dynamic and Interesting. There are some training and e-learning topics that are simply dull. However, just because the topic is dull doesn’t mean the e-learning course you create has to be dull, too. e-learning

Interactive E-Learning: Here’s What Holds You Back

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about interactive e-learning. However, the key isn’t specific features as much as it understanding how the e-learning software works and applying that to a few simple strategies. Part 1: Interactive E-Learning Strategies. Here’s a simple strategy I use when building interactive e-learning courses. We push content in learning docs, cheat sheets, videos, lectures, etc. Free E-Learning Resources.

Making Learning Go the Extra Mile: A Spaced Learning Case Study

G-Cube

The importance of training and learning is growing as organizations all over the world and in different industries are trying to gain an edge in the competition environment. To attain excellence in work and achieve business goals, it is imperative to have a learning culture within the organization. So, while learning initiatives are aplenty, are they able to deliver the desired results? This is the foundation of the spaced learning theory. e-Learning