LMS Mentor Programs: Learning Pros Need Learning Too


s mentor. A Mentor Helps Make the Most of Your LMS. They certainly know the value of mentoring when they offer it to their learners. Here’s what our friends over at SEKISUI KYDEX have to say about the SAP Litmos Mentor Program: An overall five-star program.

Mentors on Creating a Sustainable Work- life Balance


Everwise fosters one of the largest networks of professional mentors online, who regularly share their insights on work experiences and challenges. To better understand the lives our mentor community brings to their partnerships, we developed a poll series we’ve been sharing over the past few months. To add some color to this number, our mentor community answered a few questions on what professional development means to them. This resonated with other mentors.


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5 Tips for Running Mentorship Programs for Remote Employees


Meaningful mentoring relationships for remote employees can flourish through calls, video chats, text messaging and other virtual forms of communication. It breaks down silos and allows farflung employees to form meaningful mentoring relationships.

The Teacher in The Past, Present and Future Tense: Test Your Knowledge!


Can you distinguish between the roles of coach, tutor and mentor? E) Because they will be better coaches, mentors and advisors. In return, he says, we can become better “coaches,” better mentors, better advisors than the machines: “Our added value is the human touch.”

Summer Blockbusters for Learning Pros


To celebrate, and because movie-goers have started heading back to the theaters, we thought we’d celebrate with some hot summer movies for the learning crowd. It’s summer and you know what that means? Blockbusters! They all have a few things in common, right?

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Summer Blockbusters for Learning Pros


To celebrate, and because movie-goers have started heading back to the theaters, we thought we’d celebrate with some hot summer movies for the learning crowd. It’s summer and you know what that means? Blockbusters! They all have a few things in common, right?

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What Having a Black Folx ERG Means to Me by Roo Gatimu


Ever since, I have seen more Americans try to understand the black experience through mediums like spoken word, movies, art, as well as having deeper conversations.

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5 Essentials to Know about Digital badging – From its origins

Your Training Edge

Kareem is a sixteen-year-old who loves robots and sci-fi movies but struggles to perform in school. Digital badges are at the confluence of exhibiting achievements and digital credentials. To understand what digital badges are, let’s look at the dilemmas faced by Kareem and Sara.

Corporate Leadership – Part I – Do Companies Have the Talent They Need for the Future?

Jigsaw Interactive

In the blockbuster movie series The Avengers , evil warlord Thanos has one desire: to snap his fingers and eradicate half of life in the Universe. You can foster this growth by pinpointing and teaching the relevant skills for your business model, incorporating robust training programs, and establishing peer mentoring systems ( asu.edu ).

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How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work


Mentoring. Books, videos, and movies. As leaders become more competent in their roles, look for opportunities for them to lead through coaching and mentoring others. .

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

In Harry Potter movies, Severus Snape’s classroom has a perfect mix of very traditional teacher-pupil relationship, coupled with experiential learning, where Snape is in complete control of the student’s behaviour, presenting an opportunity for the young wizards to mix ingredients and create potions. The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude.

Top 12 LXP Features: The Complete List


If an LMS is going to the movies, and LXP will watch videos on YouTube. This includes sharing screengrabs, webcam recordings, movies, photos, and inquiries, as well as internet information (such as site links and YouTube links).

Temple Grandin Keynoting Training 2017: San Diego, January 30


Mentoring by her high school science teacher and her aunt motivated her to study and pursue a career as a scientist and livestock equipment designer. HBO has made a movie about her life starring Claire Danes. The movie received seven Emmy awards, a Golden Globe, and a Peabody Award. I speak at many conferences and over the years have been lucky to see -- and often meet-- some remarkable presenters.

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3 Ways to Create Videos for your Courses


In the eLearning environment, where distance and time create more space between the learners and the mentors, videos provide a strong pathway to reach out and communicate on a more personal level. Movie Clips. The next time you watch a movie and really like a scene for its lesson-related value, record it. Use the movie clip in your eLearning programs to capture your learners’ attention.

What you can expect in 2019

eLearning 24-7

We are about to see a movie that we have been waiting for to come out. While identifying influencers (an LRS standard feature) is of interest in some cases, I can see it with an LEP/LXP for example or with mentoring, the bigger winner is tying it to those wonderful KPIs that many systems are starting to add. Web cam real time viewing and recording for coaching/mentoring – Mixed expectations. Expectations. We all have them. We have them when we go out to eat.

6 Things to Remember to Prevent Your Training from Failing

Learning Rebels

For that, we might as well have sent people to the movies for the day, with the same result – but at least they may have had a good time. People really do want to learn to be better leaders, coaches, and mentors, but they don’t need degrees in organizational psychology to do so. It’s a fact, some training efforts work and others fail.

Why Your Organization Needs Collaborative Learning


The “lone wolf” figure is all very well for Westerns and Jason Bourne movies, but when it comes to learning and development, a classroom — whether physical or virtual — full of enthusiastic participants is always a better bet. 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.

How the Rise of AI Changes Sales Training


AI is capable of carrying out tasks within carefully delineated boundaries like recognizing certain email as spam, offering you Netflix movie recommendations, or identifying which books you might like to read according to your recent purchases – but there are things it can’t do that you can, like create human connections. This data can determine where an employee needs to be retrained or paired with a mentor who can help.

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The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

You know what I mean, those “precogs” in the Tom Cruise movie, Minority Report. Help employees utilize deep learning resources by encouraging them to share their knowledge with you and others, helping mentors pass on knowledge more efficiently through hands-on learning, and introduce reverse mentoring to help older employees learn skills from newer employees.

The Emergence of Learning Engineering

Knowledge Avatars for Training

Developing an excellent learning experience is not unlike developing a great movie. How does the relationship between students and their mentors affect learning: How do students stay motivated?

On-the-job Training: Expectations vs Reality


A time for bosses to become coaches and mentors, rather than villains from an 80s buddy cop movie. On-the-job training methods are often a combination of traditional training, like mentoring and workshops, and eLearning courses that allow employees to tailor training to their jobs and learning needs. Name a training approach that’s focused on employees’ learning needs, perfect for building strong relationships between managers and teams, as well as relevant and applicable.

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Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

A mentor giving feedback on a task done can be micro-learning unless it is an extended feedback session. I saw the movie Cinderella over the weekend which has this line: Just because it is done doesn’t mean it should be done. Can managers and mentors be taught to think in terms of micro-learning? The manager could wear a mentor’s hat and the conversation could revolve around 3~4 key questions with a time limit of 10~15 mins.

2020 Learning System Awards (by Vertical/Industry)

eLearning 24-7

Ahh, remember the days when you could attend a movie without ever seeing one commercial ad as though you are watching television? Which reminds me, I often wonder how many people are even watching live TV (and not recorded) when it is not a sporting event or a commercial-free movie?

Building Blocks for Taking Your Offline Classes Online

Hurix Digital

You remember how you were underwhelmed after watching a movie based on your favorite book? Think of all the movies that have successfully traveled from books to screen. It works as a list of good movie recommendations as well.

Let’s Talk Talk Tracks: 15 Sales Enablement Leaders Share What Works (and What Doesn’t)

Sales Hacker

Jack Wilson , Sales Coach/Trainer and Mentor at The Sales Rebellion, advises practicing, “until you internalize them to the point that they come across as natural and conversational as opposed to overly rehearsed and prepared. Are talk tracks just a fancy new tech take on sales scripts?

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Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

Learning Visions

The paradox of choice – we use smart or intelligent systems when choosing movies and shopping. These are my live-blogged notes from a Learning Skills Group webinar, hosted by Donald Taylor. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. TRENDS IN LEARNING - No LMS Left Behind Nag Chandrashekar, VP Products Learning Mobile and Assessment, Saba 1.

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How to Incorporate On-Demand Training into Corporate Learning


You can watch a movie on Netflix whenever you like or buy a sweater in an instant. On-demand learning can mean one-on-one training with a manager, mentor or coach either in person, or online through your learning management system (LMS). Just-in-time mentoring and coaching happens any time an employee in your organization asks a colleague or manager “Can you show me how to do that?” In our always-on world, there’s an app for everything.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Feelings Count: Using Movies to Link Learning Which is more powerful: facts or feelings? Explore how movie scenes can quickly help participants connect the emotions experienced in watching a movie clip with the content we are teaching. This session will dive into the psychology behind emotion and teach you how to select the right movie scene to tap into the power of emotion to increase retention of information.

Putting the passion back into retail L&D: 5 top takeaways (Ep16)


Bob Phibbs, also known as the Retail Doctor, is an internationally recognized business strategist, customer service expert, sales coach, marketing mentor, and author of three books. How can you make a business case for learning and development?



Dr. Rima has been an International Mentor for Middlesex University London, and is also a trained Trainer by Sony Pictures Entertainment, UK, on 'Energy Project.’ We have had multiple cases where Senior Leaders have guided and mentored women employees during various career stages.

Grids are gone, Welcome2 T-Quad

eLearning 24-7

They could continue to rise and achieve elite or they could slump and be right there on the Lifetime movie channel or whatever channel you have that shows movies that are between the direct to video circuit or handed out on a street corner. . Superman – you are alive – but after seeing your last movie, please go back and be dead. Better option is being part of the Poseidon Adventure (Great movie, but a key reason, why I won’t go on a cruise ship).

3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment


We often experience deeper and richer feelings about the writer in such movies. After receiving feedback from the course mentor or training manager, the learner modifies their performance and behavior accordingly. If fewer stars are selected, the course mentor can intervene. Your learners will report a greater appreciation of your course mentoring efforts. Reflective practice has still not received the prestigious position it deserves in an eLearning environment.

Career Insights from Melissa Berger, PR Pro


After working in Modesto and Las Vegas, she had an opportunity to head back to LA for a Production Assistant (PA) job through one of her mentors, and found herself back in her city of birth mere days later. Mentors have been the catalyst for several of Berger’s career advancements. Her move into the PA job in LA was facilitated by a mentor, and another mentor had a hand in her decision to go independent as a publicist.

Get Started with Online Education Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

You’re not a professional movie maker… your content shouldn’t look professional out of the gate. Go out and find a mentor for yourself.

Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

It's akin to one of our childhood sci-fi movies finally becoming a reality - the machines are taking over. Managers and mentors can give feedback, encourage introspection, and show how sharing in a common forum can help in extracting and codifying the learning. I just finished reading an HBR article by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby called Beyond Automation , which is the trigger for this post.

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State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

Think of it like those movies, you know the ones that say “present day”, and it was done in 1975? Actually, if you want a great space movie, rent Capricorn One. Coaching and Mentoring tools (mobile is a key component). Coach and Mentoring tools . Once they offer coach/mentoring and even ask an expert in mobile, the space of coach/mentoring tools will suffer. . It’s that time of the year.

Training Conf 2017 Keynote:Template Grandin, Anant Agarwal, Ken Blanchard #trngcon

Learning Visions

Through great teachers, mentors, she now has a PhD and is a professor in Animal Science at Colorado State. He tells the story of the end of the movie Ghost: “The amazing thing, Molly, is you can take the love with you.” ) Servant leadership is love in action. My live-blogged notes from the opening keynote at Training Conference 2017 , happening this week in San Diego, CA. Forgive any typos or incoherencies.

Adapting to Technology in the 21st Century

TechSmith Camtasia

In addition to being a mentor in the Digital Leadership course, she is also the varsity captain of the girls’ soccer team, treasurer of the Mayor’s Youth Council, a member of the Thespian Society, the National Honors Society, and has dabbled in various other clubs and activities in her high school career. She loves to write and read books, and watch a good horror movie.

Are learning experiences only for an LXP?

eLearning 24-7

Next, came iTunes, which went from just music to e-books, movies and eventually podcasts. There are now a couple of LXPs that offer event management and components of mentoring (the majority still don’t). Just as you can’t say you are the best movie ever made, but are straight to video i.e. video streaming today! . The other day, I was thinking about Apple. I remember the days of the Macs in the 90’s.

Best practices on measuring the impact of organizational learning


Read more: How many types of mentoring are there? Coming to the subject of stakeholders, there is a trend in current organizations to make reports and presentations that look and sound almost as if they were taken out of a sci-fi movie. Learning measurement is one of those topics that constantly seems to need revisiting.