Self-Directed Learning or Self-Directed Performance?

Living in Learning

There is no shortage of new innovation we seek to implement in our L&D discipline, and Micro-Learning is one of the most recent. Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting Micro-Learning Performance Support Sustained Capability intentional design performance support Self-Directed Learning

True Confessions from a Performance Ninja

Living in Learning

and then you’ll dance like only a performance consultant can dance…right before spiking the folder full of verbatim interview responses like a wide receiver slamming a touchdown pass in the end zone. Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting Learning Ecosystems Performance Assessments Sales Training covert consulting learning ecosystem Performance Assessment performance consulting performance paradigm training paradigm

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INFOGRAPHIC: High Performance Learning Ecosystems

Learnnovators

I’ve previously written about the need to design learning & high performance ecosystems here , and have been reflecting on some common ingredients for effective ones. I’ve captured some of these in the infographic below: 5 Ingredients of HIGH PERFORMANCE ECOSYSTEM : COMPANY CULTURE.

Learning and Performance Ecosystems

Association eLearning

Apparently, Learning and Development (L&D) doesn’t require air to survive. Pushing courses out is one thing, having an effective learning and performance ecosystem is another matter entirely. The Difference Between L&D and a Learning and Performance Ecosystem.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. Teams who learn.

What Is Performance Support? And Why Won't People Stop Talking About It?

Dashe & Thomson

Education experts have said for years the important role performance support plays in building competency. It tackles head-on two fundamental challenges of learning: the limits of human memory and learner motivation. So what is performance support? Performance Support

INFOGRAPHIC: Heroic Journeys To High Performance

Learnnovators

What does 70:20:10 & continuous learning have to do with Sherlock Holmes, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Harry Potter and other heroic fictional characters? Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning.

7-Right Things Road Map to Sustained Workforce Performance

Living in Learning

This mission… should you choose to accept it…is to seek out individuals possessing the expertise of a performance consultant. 70:20:10 AGILE Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Micro-Learning Performance Assessments Performer Support Sustained Capability Technology discovery performance diagnostic moments of need performance support Point-of-Work

The caveat of the performance centre

E-Learning Provocateur

One of the more exciting ideas to emerge from the corporate learning space, which I hasten to add is yet to be realised, is to transform the Learning & Development department into a performance centre. performance starts at hiring process.

Performance Support: Gimme Three Clicks!

Living in Learning

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Performance Consultant Lives Matter!

Living in Learning

EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems Performance readiness assessment Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability performance consulting performance support workforce capabilityWhat follows is a short story…a true story…that positions a skill set that changed my life in the L&D discipline. No instructional designers were harmed during this transition, but I must confess to scaring the crap out of number of them.

Performance Consultant Lives Matter!

Living in Learning

EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems Performance readiness assessment Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability performance consulting performance support workforce capabilityWhat follows is a short story…a true story…that positions a skill set that changed my life in the L&D discipline. No instructional designers were harmed during this transition, but I must confess to scaring the crap out of number of them.

Driving Performance with Extended Blend

Living in Learning

Focusing on a new ground zero - If we hope to move beyond potential, we must move beyond where we create it – during training events – whether the event is an exotic blend of ILT/web-based; delivered in a virtual synchronous venue; detached from linearity via the use of MOOCs; or pushed out to mobile devices; or shrunken in size to form micro-learning or bursted in small learning chunks; or whatever other label we attach to it.

Make Performance the Goal

B Online Learning

In most, if not all eLearning and classroom courses, one of the first things mentioned are the Learning Outcomes. After all, they’re the purpose of the course. Unfortunately, in many cases, there isn’t a lot of thought put into them.

Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

Bottom-Line Performance

” That sums up the philosophy behind blended learning and the majority of mobile learning being implemented today—and it couldn’t be more true. Desktop eLearning is still “king,” but recent statistics show mobile learning is on the rise for real this time.

Fixing Performance Should Trump Training as a Priority

Living in Learning

Why build training content as a priority if there is an asset you could build that closes an existing performance gap? I’m not saying “forget training”; rather, I’m suggesting that closing the performance gap should be FIRST PRIORITY. Designing and building an asset to support performance at the Point-of-Work is actually one of the first […].

Fixing Performance Should Trump Training as a Priority

Living in Learning

Why build training content as a priority if there is an asset you could build that closes an existing performance gap? I’m not saying “forget training”; rather, I’m suggesting that closing the performance gap should be FIRST PRIORITY. Designing and building an asset to support performance at the Point-of-Work is actually one of the first […].

Performance Support: Just Gimme Three Clicks!

Living in Learning

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Evolving ISD Adoption for a Performance Paradigm

Living in Learning

70:20:10 AGILE Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting EPSS Learning Ecosystems MOOCs Performer Support Sustained CapabilityWhat if the "I" in "Instructional Systems Design" was changed to "Intentional Systems Design"? Am I suggesting the application of lipstick on the traditional ISD pig, or something radically different?

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70+20+10=100: Improving performance with new learning frameworks

Docebo

70+20+10=100: Improving individual and business performance with social and informal learning frameworks. In fact, these organizations turn to experiential and social learning over and above formal, more structured channels of learning.

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s Top Tools for Learning survey. E-Learning Authoring Tools. LMS & Learning Platforms. Social learningLooking for some new ideas for tools to support your work?

Managers, Get Ready for Ongoing Performance Conversations

CLO Magazine

Accenture made quite a stir two years ago when the company announced it was eliminating performance rankings. “We’re Accenture’s decision followed a realization that performance reviews require significant effort every year — with little correlation to actual performance.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.

Evolving ISD Adoption for a Performance Paradigm

Living in Learning

70:20:10 AGILE Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting EPSS Learning Ecosystems MOOCs Performer Support Sustained CapabilityWhat if the "I" in "Instructional Systems Design" was changed to "Intentional Systems Design"? Am I suggesting the application of lipstick on the traditional ISD pig, or something radically different?

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The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ THE JOURNEY: In today’s business environments where: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is the most crucial factor for success. Big Data (Learning Analytics).

Performance Management at Deloitte

The Peformance Improvement

Kudos to Deloitte for making a concerted effort to develop a fair, efficient, and useful performance management system for its 65,000 employees. They write: This is where we are today: We’ve defined three objectives at the root of performance management—to recognize, see, and fuel performance.

Improving Performance in the Workplace

Web Courseworks

Performance improvement is defined as “the systematic process of identifying and analyzing the root causes of performance issues, and implementing big picture solutions across an organization.” Steps to successfully improve performance: Consider institutional context.

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

Over the last 20 years, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of Learning and Development (L&D) organizations. A consistent observation I’ve made is that the majority of learning deployed to organizations is purely knowledge-based. So why does most learning fall into this category?

Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers. THE JOURNEY: Connie Malamed was one of the first in the learning industry to design and develop an app for learning designers.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.

Leveraging 70:20:10 with Performance Support

Living in Learning

The “intention” behind the design and development decisions we make, while being based on agile practices, CANNOT exclusively focus on rapid development of training or learning content. AGILE Continuous Learning Learning Ecosystems Performer Support 70:20:10 embedded performance support EPS EPSS

Using Mobility for ‘Live’ Performance Support

Upside Learning

All the tasks in this cluster can benefit can from ‘live’ performance support. Mobile Learning live performance support Mobile Performance Support Mobility Performance SupportWe came across an interesting cluster of tasks at the workplace. Let’s take a look at the task types first so you can see if your organisation can relate to such work! Recurrent, Small or Standalone Tasks Some lines of work involve […].

10 Ways Experiential Learning Creates Long-Term Performance Impact

CLO Magazine

As a result, the importance placed on corporate learning and development is on the rise. As learning leaders work to develop new learning strategies, they are challenged to find the most effective methods to sustain training impact, while producing ROI.

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ).

Performance Support & “The Art of War”

Living in Learning

Learning is being “bursted” and “microed” in more granular chunks. Continuous Learning Agile design business impact change management design methods moments of need performance consulting performance support point of work time to competency workforce capability Training tactics are slowly changing. Events are shrinking in size. MOOCs are unhooking linearity as a design concept. More video is being embedded.

Performance Support Goes to the Oscars

Allison Rossett

Even though they are keen for it, many learning professionals fail to ask the right questions. How can a retailer use mobile performance support to deliver business impact? This is just the beginning of the use of performance support in retail via mobile devices.

Call It Anything But Performance Support

Living in Learning

This is the challenge in front of us when we are trying to successfully position the added value and positive business impacts of Performance Support to an organization comfortably fed by a Training paradigm. It is that Training paradigm that blocks even considering there are other options to drive performance outcomes. 70:20:10 EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Performer Support Sustained Capability EPS moment of need point of work

Authoring performance improvement CME

Web Courseworks

We’ve been talking to a lot of people about performance improvement (PI) lately, especially the type found in continuing medical education (CME) and maintenance of certification (MOC Part IV). And check out this recording of our webinar on performance improvement to learn more.

Improving Professional Learning: 12 Strategies to Enhance Performance

Web Courseworks

In the late 1960s professional organizations began actively to address the growing disconnect between advances in knowledge and the practitioners who were no longer involved in institutional learning. Improving Professional Learning by Alan B. Active Learning.