10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Some sites crowd-source the answers while others use mentors to answer questions in their area of expertise. Here are a few: Amazon’s Askville , Yahoo Answers , Answerbag , Gotta Mentor , BlurtIt , and WikiAnswers. Create a Mashup. Mashups let you combine and remix information, media, content, web applications and services in new ways. Making a mashup promotes perceiving information in new ways and is a learning experience in itself. Buzz up!

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15 essentials for successful learning

Jay Cross

While cleaning up my office this afternoon, I came up this list of essentials for effective informal learning I wrote a couple of years ago for the ASTD Handbook. Set high expectations, and people live up to them. Ensure that managers and mentors understand the impact of stretch assignments. Learning is for everyone, not just novices and up-and-comers. Innovation is born of mashing up concepts from different disciplines.

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Why Your Organization Needs Collaborative Learning

NovoEd

Moreover, the NovoEd platform allows for manager engagement and virtual mentor coaching, both of which are crucial in sustaining high-impact learning and scaling culture and performance change. The timing is right for a mash-up of a collaborative learning system and an efficient, scalable online learning platform. More Than One Way up the Mountain.

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Performance Support

Clark Quinn

Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes. Jay tells us the early definition of Performance Support was: Performance Support empowered novice employees to get up to speed rapidly, to perform with a minimum of outside coaching or training, and to do the job as well or even better than experienced workers.

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Social Learning

Clark Quinn

Certainly this kind of approach, leveraging the interest of other students, mentors, coaches, experts, etc. A long time ago I posted about Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups where I suggested that there would be easy ways to add social dimensions to our courses. Most of the social learning start-ups look for users to author a lot of the content.

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When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning

ProProfs

Modern learning has become a perfect mashup of traditional and contemporary methods in recent times, courtesy of the digital revolution. But, it is the time to wake up. Mentors can share the links with the students before the sessions such that the latter prepare themselves before attaining the classes. A survey made by Deloitte states that by the year 2025, millennials will make up 75% of the workforce.

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Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

People keep up to speed by attending short two-way sessions with a dozen or fewer colleagues on the job floor. Face-to-face methods like mentoring might be best. If you share my interest in mashing up agile development and corporate learning, you may want to check out Unmanagement.net. This morning I revisited the delightful story of how people learn to do their jobs at New Seasons Market , a chain of nine natural food stores in Portland, Oregon.

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10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

Use these activities as building blocks to create a rich social-learning environment when mentoring your next eLearning course. This pattern is common in coaching, counseling, mentoring and apprenticeship. In an eLearning environment, tutoring can occur through the subject-matter expert, the course mentor or a caring and experienced peer. Tagging and keywording items, and even creating mashups, help promote natural patterns of interaction in an online learning environment.

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10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

Use these activities as building blocks to create a rich social-learning environment when mentoring your next eLearning course. This pattern is common in coaching, counseling, mentoring and apprenticeship. In an eLearning environment, tutoring can occur through the subject-matter expert, the course mentor or a caring and experienced peer. Tagging and keywording items, and even creating mashups, help promote natural patterns of interaction in an online learning environment.

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2020 – The Year of the Hub

eLearning 24-7

And the list goes on… The trend points towards separate coaching platforms, albeit more LMSs and even some DLPs are adding coaching/mentoring (the term lately used in replace of coaching) functionality. However, if you examine the e-learning industry from a system standpoint, coaching/mentoring standalone solutions are at a higher number than ever before in the space. . Initially I was going to write about my forecasts for 2020.

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An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Let WalkMe help you keep up with the transformation of employee training. Successful transfer of information that leads to new capability is a herculean feat that requires a scientific mashup of context, data, information, engagement, motivation, and emotional uplift. Coaching and mentoring folks get them to the next level is a must. “This is my web home. If you were in my real home, I’d ask you to sit down, relax, and I’d offer you a cold drink.

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How Learning Management System Helps Startups Grow Fast

ProProfs

Such a situation calls for a complete mashup of work and responsibilities, especially if there is less number of employees but each involved in more than one task rather multiple tasks at the same time. Second, up to 74% of LMS owners are using their platforms to sell their training to customers, potential employees and the like. Once you’re set up, maintaining is then a simple process.

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Curation: A Core Competency for Learning Professionals

The Learning Circuits

Most actual learning takes place informally on-the-job, through coaching, mentoring, experience, and other sharing. Mashups : Merging two or more unrelated pieces of content to form a new message. In my first two posts for Learning Circuits, I explored how I use Twitter as a professional development tool , and last week we looked at Filtering: A Challenge and Responsibility for Learning Professionals.

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Kindle Highlights Social Learning

Marcia Conner

In what is known as the 70/20/10 learning concept, Robert Eichinger and Michael Lombardo, in collaboration with Morgan McCall of the Center for Creative Leadership, explain that 70 percent of learning and development takes place from real-life and on-the-job experiences, tasks, and problem solving; 20 percent of the time development comes from other people through informal or formal feedback, mentoring, or coaching; and 10 percent of learning and development comes from formal training.

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Power to the peers!

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

As I rewrite Working Smarter, Boosting Brainpower for Fun & Profit , I’m gathering up sound beliefs and best practices from a variety of disciplines to inject into corporate learnscapes. My search for innovation finds me mashing up concepts from corporate culture with those from other disciplines. The superior could be a manager, a mentor, a charismatic leader, or an instructor.

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Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

eLearning 24-7

If you are seeking a system that is a mash-up of useful business tools with a strong LMS, than this is a system to examine. Their ideal market honestly is education, but they as many other VLPs have realized that corporate is a delicacy that cannot be passed up. Mentor includes native apps for iOS and Android, performance tools, on/off synch and analytics are super savers in this solution, but the issue I have is that it costs extra. I love to travel.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 01/14/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

People who capture their work online, in words or multimedia, can function as remote mentors and teachers, although Jon admits that the tentative nature of web relations is essentially different from an apprentice's devotion to a master. 50 Things to do with Google Maps Mashups - Google Maps Mania. Entering a dark age of innovation - Is this thing on?

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with 'e's

The MentorBlog project for example, employed the use of two-person blogs to connect students with their professional mentors, who may never have had the opportunity to meet face to face (Wheeler and Lambert-Heggs, 2008). Their mentor was able to read the student’s posting and then comment directly to the blog with their own observations, guidance and support (Wheeler and Lambert-Heggs, 2010). MentorBlog: Connecting Students and their Mentors using Social Software.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

Keeping up with the pace of change can feel next to impossible. Give learners immediate access to mentors, microlearning and classes that suit their schedule. The result is a hit-or-miss mashup and a messy learner experience.

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What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Imagine a baggage handler accessing a job aid on his or her bag tag scanner or a copy machine service technician connecting via the machine interface to a live, virtual mentor. According to a 2011 Forrester Research report, “Informal Learning Garners Acceptance as a Legitimate Learning Approach,” 76 million millennials will make up 47 percent of the 2014 workforce and will soon become middle managers.

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Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

I liked that you could list your expertise in there, including technical, because if you are offering a Mentor program or SME angle, others can see who is an expert in that specific area. Other social media options, I mean there is over 2,400 social media sites on the net, and over 390 social networking sites – either come up with your own ideas – preferable, or look around and see what you can use. Extensive API and Mashup directors for you to pick and choose from.

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Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

Time for these vendors to wake up, or see your audience share disappear. Social Q/A – question is posted by the end user, and then x number of people who are knowledgeable about that specific topic, respond; but after one responds, the other two cannot; a mentor option can be created. Mashups and APIs (again, some people in the social media space, see them as social media types). As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches.

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How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

She ended up leaving her six-figure income so she could better serve her coaching clients, and she achieved that six-figure income working for herself and her clients in her first year of running her business full-time. This is something that will run you into the ground and you’ll end up being a master of none if you become so busy and distracted in your life that you can’t focus on what the true priorities are. I’m never going to catch up to these people.”

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