MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Continuous Improvement in Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village

The Performance Improvement Blog

During the “ process ” stage, indicators of success include the level of participation of residents in their school and non-school programs. What the ASYV staff and I explored together is that, given their theory of change, success is measured at a number of points in the learner’s experience.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

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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?

Evidence-Informed Practice

The Performance Improvement Blog

They are taking adult learning theory and systems thinking, combining that with evidence from program evaluation studies, and using the information to make their own organizations more effective.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

Learnnovators

Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process? What is the significance of design thinking in the context of learning design? What benefits does it offer to learning designers? How could this help transform our learning programs?

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Performance Improvement Blog

If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. Employees need to learn quickly. The learning cognoscenti know there are no shortcuts to effective learning. But is personal choice the learning goal?

Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

Yesterday, I wrote a post on Learning vs. Performance – the Dichotomy. It was more of a theoretical exposition on why learning doesn’t necessarily translate into performance, and delved into some of the psychological and behavioral aspects of the same. A friend rightly pointed out that while theories and hypothesis are all good, how does one actually deal with the challenge in practice? Why is it that learning and training don’t translate into performance?

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. There’s lots to be learned! Cloud-based learning.

Does Your Organization Suffer From ADD?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Do they get excited about new management models and new (or reconstituted) management/leadership theories but lack the persistence to follow through on implementation. They found their cheese, learned about some fish market, discovered their strengths, and tried to master the carrot principle.

On measuring the impact of learning

Matrix

The business world is in continuous transformation ever since the digital revolution started and companies need now more than ever to have effective L&D programs and streamlines in place so that they can meet all challenges with well-trained employees. Overcoming organizational obstacles.

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves.

Looking under the hood of the LMS

Matrix

I’ve talked before about what to look for in a learning management system, what questions to ask and how to plan the selection process. As flashy as such a presentation would be, it is important to try and get a glimpse of the team who is behind such an exhaustive program.

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What Experienced Employees Worry About When Helping Others Learn

Pract.us

These informal mentors show new people the ropes and help others learn skills they already have. They’re often the source of key feedback for those just learning a skill. But they probably don’t drop by the manager’s office to discuss organizational learning theory.

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Brightwave wins Immersive/Learning Simulation award at DevLearn DemoFest

Brightwave Group

We came first in the Immersive / Simulation category for our NRM bar learning simulation with Diageo. The e-learning Guild’s annual DevLearn event is the largest, most innovative Learning Technologies event in the US.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals.

Employee Training Monthly Roundup

WalkMe Training Station

Read about how this company grew through successful employee training programs, and how you can apply these tactics to your own company. How “Learning Organizations” Beat Natural Selection. This month’s article round-up has a little bit of everything for every manager or employee!

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. Who will maintain your learning management system?

Learning to Be a CLO

CLO Magazine

Penn’s doctoral program is at the forefront of CLO education. The University of Pennsylvania’s CLO doctoral program is the only doctoral program in the world designed exclusively around enterprise learning, with 50 learning leader and CLO graduates since 2006. The three-year, at-work executive program through the Graduate School of Education also draws faculty from the world-renowned Wharton business school.

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Small Changes Make a Difference

Tom Spiglanin

In my previous post, I mentioned how my role in workplace learning and development (L&D) had fundamentally changed this past year. My optimism ultimately derives from several sources, most profoundly my personal learning network of colleagues around the world.

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People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. The best learning solutions developed for any company are the ones with intimate involvement of trainers and managers with the eLearning consultants. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.

Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer?

Jane Hart

After deployment this person would focus on integration, training programs, adoption strategies and the like. In fact at TELUS one of the key people responsible for collaboration is a senior director of learning.”. Collaboration Social learning

Harnessing the Power of a Subject Matter Expert (SME)

TalentLMS

What happens when you have a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and an Instructional Designer (or an eLearning program developer) in one room? And of course, a very confident instructional designer who knows the program would sell before it hit the shelves!! The goal here is not necessarily to create compelling content with smooth slide turner interactions, but to work with the expert in order to really spin the program towards a very time and cost efficient direction.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning).

Elevate Your Management Skills: Quick Start Guide to Training Your Employees Yourself

Mindflash

Couple this fact with the additional fact that job candidates typically cite the ability to work with a manager they respect and from whom they can learn as a top factor in making an employment decision. Sounds great in theory, right? Managers are often measured on their team’s results.

Why the 70:20:10 model works for online training

Matrix

Learning doesn't just happen in schools, it is a continuous act that happens every day and stretches throughout our entire lives. Since more and more of today’s work is knowledge-based, active adults know that sometimes it is impossible to separate learning from work. Continuous learning at work is not only necessary, but vital to the development of the organization. A very popular learning theory is based on the 70:20:10 model. Formal learning through LMSs.

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support. In Part 2, I'll list some of the levels within one of the learning types. Certainly Work Literacy has a learning and performance focus and is a passion of mine. The Business Case for Social Learning. learning. informal learning??).

eLearning Software: The Perfect Ingredient to Create a High-Performance Ecosystem

ProProfs

The learning industry is finally altering its strategies to focus more on enhancing the performance ecosystem. Abernathy correctly assessed that “Online learning is not the next big thing, it is the now big thing.”. Learning Process is Simple, Fast, Mobile and Fun-filled.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. In this session, you’ll learn about how coaching can help individuals, teams, and enterprises build resiliency to avoid or alleviate burnout.

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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. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

I might be biased, but being part of the learning and development community is not only fascinating but rewarding. But it’s also the reason that to be the best trainer/ training manager/ chief learning officer, you have to keep your learning and development top of mind too.

Develop Work Skills

Tony Karrer

The element that really resonated with me is the adhoc nature / the real-time learning that we do today. When someone is seeking to learn about anything (learning task) it’s usually more efficient again to go outside the organization. That’s a problem for both learning and the corporate experts. This learning only adds to competitive advantage when assimilated. Let’s face it organizations that learn faster win.