Assess yourself -- Would you qualify as a Social Learning Specialist or Leader?

Vignettes Learning

In November 29, 2007, I wrote in my blog the new jobs and careers in Social Learning. I have been seeing growth in eLearning and training professionals wanting more training and skills in Social Learning. For example: >Share information and resources without expectation of a direct return >Encourage others to become network weavers and take responsibility for increasing the health of their networks >Show people how to learn social learning styles.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. You say “I learned by observing what worked and didn’t.

L&D challenge survey: the outcome

Challenge to Learn

My initial plan had been to interview practitioners, specialists, and gurus about the highest ranking survey topics. How do you measure the (business) value of a learning intervention or knowledge-sharing initiative? 259 L&D professionals took part in my L&D survey.

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Designing a Participant Engagement Plan to Maximize Learning

NovoEd

You built and launched a learning experience that will take your participants on a journey through specially designed concepts, content, and key learnings. By designing a learning experience with engagement in mind, you will ensure that your learners cross the finish line.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

The other 5 principles of learning reinforcement

Matrix

On his quest to find the best way to reinforce organizational learning, Anthonie Wurth identified seven principles for achieving this. Lasting learning occurs when there is some discomfort – any step outside of the comfort zone stings at least a little bit.

Technology That is Changing The Future of Education

InWhatLanguage

81% of teachers believe that using upcoming technology enriches classroom learning and increases student engagement. E-Learning , for example, uses multimedia , dynamic and engaged storytelling, and even VR to engage and increase retention of educational material. . E-learning

How to effectively use videos in eLearning and microlearning

Unicorn Training

Jamie Paddock our eLearning Consultant intern explores the use of videos in eLearning and microlearning, including his top tips to create engaging and effective content.Videos have been a staple of the learning diet for a long time.

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. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

Unlocking the Ultimate Employee Experience

Everwise

Premium learning programs – executive coaching, mentoring and high-quality leadership development institutes – have tremendous impact for those who participate, yet companies are only able to invest in 10% of the employee population with those types programs.

How to Make eLearning Your Hero: The Growth and Future of eLearning

OpenSesame

What exactly is e-learning and who can take part? The dictionary definition of e-learning is ‘learning conducted via an electronic medium, typically on the internet.’ However, here at Learning Heroes we believe that e-learning is much more than that. A lot of e-learning (sorry guys) can be very boring, but when done right it’s the perfect supplement to a wider L&D strategy for any organisation. . Why is e-learning becoming so popular?

Quiz: Have you got the New Workplace Learning mindset?

Jane Hart

Following my recent posting, Social learning is not a new training trend , I’ve had a few comments from readers that suggest they were not able to see the difference between the two workplace learning approaches I described – in particular the difference in the “mindset” involved. 1) Do you think that formal learning (ie training, workshops, courses, e-learning) is the only appropriate way that people should learn to do their jobs?

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Learning Experiences (16).

Making the most of training investments

Aptara

Organizations are continuously facing new systems, applications and processes that require employee training and, therefore, have made learning and development solutions a top priority. However, within the past few years the learning ecosystem has grown significantly.

Talent Management Rankings: Our Kind of Olympics

Cognology

Time to find out who won big in the categories that really matter; Onboarding, Performance Management, and Learning Management. New hires are greeted on their first day by any specialist tools they need, a new iMac, and a t-shirt with ‘class of’ and the year of joining.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

However, choosing the appropriate customer learning technology to automate many of the operations for managing users, training content, and data analytics is not an easy task. We have moved from course catalogs and compliance to micro-learning and personalization.

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How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. With numerous schedule and research obligations, it can be tough to motivate instructors to learn yet another new software tool.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Learning is social. How workers learn now.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. Not because they are wrong about social, but because they get so little right about LMS.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

New learning helps too, and September is full of free webinars that can add to your knowledge stores! The key to learning success in these instances, though, is getting this high-quality material to trainees as quickly as possible. Where to find learning evaluation resources.

The Big Question: What did you learn about learning in 2008?

Clive on Learning

The Learning Circuits Blog Big Question for December is 'what did you learn about learning in 2008?' All conscious learning is to some degree stressful, even when it's voluntary and not work-related - and particularly in the classroom. Lars is Learning.