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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

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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. “ Wilkinson proposed building out the entire GLG office to accommodate “activity-based working”–the theory that employees no longer need personal workstations so much as they need many different settings in which to meet, collaborate, or focus, depending on which tasks they’re working on. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run.

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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.

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. Measures of learning, examples of leadership, examples of volunteering to help others in the Village and outside, and examples of showing initiative were all considered evidence that youth are learning and developing into knowledgeable, self-sufficient, and productive adults.

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. Her work is based on 25+ years of practical experience in implementing technology enabled learning strategies for business advantage and is backed by her independent research. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. This is the first week and I am absolutely looking forward to exploring the topics, learning from the other participants and participating in exciting conversations. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. A PLN is an enabler of such learning.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. What is your vision for the learning community?

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The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

Learnnovators

Though we had been following some of these discussions with much interest, and also trying out integrating the internal development process at Learnnovator s in a loosely structured way around this approach, a recent article by Clark Quinn prompted us to embark on a quest to find answers to the following questions: Is design thinking a new subject, at least in learning design? Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process?

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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. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

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?

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. They need to acquire new information, new skills, and develop new abilities and they need to do this in a way in which that learning will be retained and applied immediately. The learning cognoscenti know there are no shortcuts to effective learning. They also have other options for learning than just company training.

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.

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. Wilkinson proposed building out the entire GLG office to accommodate “activity-based working”–the theory that employees no longer need personal workstations so much as they need many different settings in which to meet, collaborate, or focus, depending on which tasks they’re working on. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run.

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. Many executives, because either they are desperate to achieve performance goals or they are afraid they will miss out on the latest management trend, will flit from one new program to another. They found their cheese, learned about some fish market, discovered their strengths, and tried to master the carrot principle.

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. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

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. Yet it is precisely because everything is happening so fast that it’s increasingly difficult to measure the impact of learning within the organization. Read more: Why each employee needs a learning path.

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. One cannot simply establish a program and walk away stating that it is as perfect as it will always be and there is nothing more we can do as an organization. Learning Approach.

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. From Googleplex''s Designer on the Future of Office Wilkinson proposed building out the entire GLG office to accommodate "activity-based working"--the theory that employees no longer need personal workstations so much as they need many different settings in which to meet, collaborate, or focus, depending on which tasks they''re working on. 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. One cannot simply establish a program and walk away stating that it is as perfect as it will always be and there is nothing more we can do as an organization. Learning Approach.

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. Theses ad-hoc mentors drive much of the learning in your company, but most managers don’t know the extent of their influence. But they probably don’t drop by the manager’s office to discuss organizational learning theory. Learn more.

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. Leveraging social learning with the eLearning content is the new norm of eLearning courses. Let’s examine some top benefits of social learning in organizations. What is Social Learning?

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. DevLearn’s comprehensive program is dedicated to sharing tools, ideas, strategies, and best practices to explore how technology can support learning and development. Immersive / Learning Simulation award winners at DevLearn DemoFest.

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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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. We face all types of challenges and obstacles, and we can overcome them with the theory of organizational learning. This provides you with an extremely detailed day-by-day outline on what should happen in your training programs.

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.

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.

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. Just as it happens in the case of vehicles that have an amazing paint job and leather seats while the engine sounds like an injured whale, there is a tendency to exaggerate with the number of buttons, tabs and links in an LMS that doesn’t have quality programming behind it. Read more: Building a learning ecosystem that works with xAPI.

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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.

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. Yet I remain optimistic, because now I can actually make a difference, guiding the next generation of our technical training programs and influencing the evolution of existing classes that are taught by our highly specialized subject matter experts, some of whom are world reknown experts in their field. Training isn’t learning.

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Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer?

Jane Hart

After deployment this person would focus on integration, training programs, adoption strategies and the like. The long term responsibility of the CCO would be scaling the program, fostering a collaborative culture, continually evaluating the program and adoption levels, and integrating collaboration within the overall business strategy of the company. In fact at TELUS one of the key people responsible for collaboration is a senior director of learning.”.

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??).

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

So before we move on, I invite you to join me in revisiting this year’s most popular topics in extended enterprise learning. What Topics Were Most Popular in Extended Enterprise Learning? But I’m more interested in top takeaways from business-minded learning professionals. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. 2 Why Corporations Choose Open Source Learning Systems – with Brian Carlson.

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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? You will help to create an organizational culture of learning. So as a first step before standing up and training your employees yourself, seek to fill your own learning gaps with appropriate training.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Download The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data and keep it as your eLearning secret weapon! This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. Use this as a valuable resource to successfully initiate a learning analytics approach within your company. You’ll discover: The basic concepts of learning analytics. How to use learning analytics for evaluation. How to implement learning analytics in your organization.