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. The learning frameworks will have to evolve accordingly. “On-the-job”

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today. This is mainly because of the relevance it carries in today’s world of ‘Learning Transformation’. All informal learning is happening across multiple devices (such as desktops, tablets, mobile phones, etc.).

TIN CAN API & THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” ~ Rustici Software INTRODUCTION. Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today. This is mainly because of the relevance it carries in today’s world of ‘Learning Transformation’. Most informal learning is happening even while learners are offline (without being connected to the LMS).

8 Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

The top 8 posts written this year: Time Estimates for E-Learning Development. Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014. Tips for Storytelling in Learning. All of you are part of my personal learning network. Image Credit: Graphic Stock Filed under: Blogging , Lifelong Learning I missed my anniversary by a few days, but I’ve now been blogging for 8 years.

Learning with 'e's: The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference

Learning with e's

The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference (8-9 April, 2010) will examine the theme of e-learning in a time of change, and will challenge notions of traditional boundaries, learning spaces and roles. We will focus on new practices, new technologies, new environments and new learning. Josie Fraser is well known in the field of social media and learning, and writes regularly about her research on her blog SocialTech. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Three Ways to Motivate Your Online Learners

Rapid eLearning

We can put together great courses, but we can’t guarantee a person learns from them. Learning requires some level of interest and motivation from the person taking the course. Courses need to be relevant to the person. Free E-Learning Resources.

This Time, It’s Personal: Effective Upskilling Focuses on the Individual

Degreed

From 2016 to 2019, employee adoption of digital learning climbed steadily to 96% and the average number of learning platform logins per employee tripled. Was the stock surge just a coincidence? The learning leadership doesn’t think so.

Looking for an LMS? Here’s how to tell if it’s good, better, or best.

Docebo

The same is true for learning. We’re always learning (at least, we should be) – especially at work. If we stick with this “learning’s a journey” metaphor, then your learning management system (LMS) is the vehicle. Support mobile learning.

2021 in Learning: Looking Back (and Ahead)

Litmos

Once again, we arrive at that time of the year where we take stock of where we’ve been and where we are going. For Learning and Development, the past year solidified a couple of things. Never has learning been asked to do more with less despite a long history of having to do just that.

Buying a learning system? 5 top things to consider

Learning Pool

This makes the procurement of a learning system a challenge. And the stakes are high because, according to Fosway’s Digital Learning Realities research , 51% of L&D teams think their current learning platforms are not fit for the modern workforce. Blog Learn & Connect

From Instruction to Experience

Matthew Guyan

Recently, I’ve noticed a shift happening within the learning field. The role of Instructional Designer (ID) is evolving into a Learning Experience Designer (LXD). However, learning experience design concentrates more on the destination of knowledge, or the learner.”. All types of learning solutions do – classroom sessions, curated content, social learning, videos, scenarios and job aids. Image source: Death to Stock photos.

Looking for an LMS? Here’s how to tell if it’s good, better, or best.

Docebo

The same is true for learning. We’re always learning (at least, we should be) – especially at work. If we stick with this “learning’s a journey” metaphor, then your learning management system (LMS) is the vehicle. Support mobile learning.

Four Reasons Why You Need to Unlock Your Course

Rapid eLearning

” If you build e-learning courses, you probably hear this all the time. Being Exposed to Information Isn’t the Same as Learning. Just because people are forced into the content doesn’t mean they’re learning from it. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

Work Is Changing; Is Training Changing Too?

Upside Learning

Value ain’t where it used to be – The source of value creation is changing from stocks to flows of knowledge and the means of value creation from push to pull. I expect the future of training to be shaped sharply by the above listed trends and the advancements in learning technology itself. Tags: Upside Learning Workplace Learning eLearning Future Learning L&D Learning and Development

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Microlearning in retail: How two retail organizations successfully employed microlearning for their frontline teams

Disprz

Here’s an example of a leading pharmacy retail chain – Wellness Forever, that fosters a culture that promotes and provides continuous learning to teams that work apart. Employing microlearning to track learning impact. Chaayos now offers 1200 personalized chai options.

7 Employee Retention Tips From the Experts

Edume

It’s true - 86% of employees believe it’s important for employers to provide learning opportunities. Instead, to secure success “employers need to be strategic, intentional, and proactive about informal learning”. Rela ted: What is 'continuous learning' and why is it crucial?

7 Employee Retention Tips From the Experts

Edume

It’s true - 86% of employees believe it’s important for employers to provide learning opportunities. Instead, to secure success “employers need to be strategic, intentional, and proactive about informal learning”. Rela ted: What is 'continuous learning' and why is it crucial?

Eight Key Skills That Lead To Effective Retail Management

Disprz

This can prevent the store from missing out on sales by guaranteeing that popular products are always in stock. It is imperative to learn not just how to manage your team but rather how to lead them. Thus, it can engage learners and help them learn faster.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: How to Easily Create Multi-Language Elearning Courses Language and location present their own challenges when it comes to delivering learning to international audiences. Key takeaways: Learn how to use skills to support your workers. Why isn’t learning able to keep up?

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Learning Pathways to Attain Workforce Prowess and Business Success

Origin Fractal LXP

This blog post here will explore the concept of role-based training, and how a personalized approach to training through learning pathways will fetch greater training success for enterprises. Only a mere 12% of employees apply new skills learned in L&D programs to their jobs.

Stuck Between LXP & LMS? The Answer Is Here

Disprz

For the last few decades, LMS has ruled the learning and development realm. Most businesses have sung praises of a Learning Management System. Does the reign of an LMS come to an end with the rise of the Learning Experience Platform (LXP) in the modern business world?

JANE HART – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT JANE HART: Jane Hart is the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) – one of the world’s leading websites on learning trends, technologies and tools. She is an international speaker on modern approaches to workplace learning.

10 Course Authoring Tools

Ed App

The learning platform prides itself on its intuitive authoring tool , which will surely streamline the process of creating your training materials. With EdApp mobile learning , learners can take their training anytime, anywhere. Mobile learning. Learning paths.

eTextbooks: Reasons Students Prefer Digital Reading Experience

Kitaboo

Digital publishing is transforming the face of education with eTextbooks and helping students enjoy the learning process. . It has useful insights on learning trends and helps in understanding why eTextbooks should be a serious consideration for academic publishers.

Skills Capability Building – Knowledge Workforce VS Frontline Workforce

Disprz

The changing learning scenario: pre and post-pandemic. A drastic change in the learning patterns of the frontline and knowledge workers has been visible pre and post-pandemic. When the pandemic struck, there was a 70% increase in the average time spent on learning by frontline workers.

Keeping up with speed and scale in the Finance Sector

Elucidat

When the pandemic hit, DBS, the largest bank in Southeast Asia, further accelerated development of its already highly sophisticated digital learning infrastructure. There are plenty of examples of organizations that have embraced digital learning and are continuing to grow.

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5 Vital Elements of Engaging Microcontent

Obsidian Learning

For a deeper dive, see 7 Essentials of a Successful Mobile Learning Strategy. ). Tag it, title it, and organize it visually in buckets labeled for my job role, or even for me personally. Learning maps and role-based portals can help, as in this example. Make me apply my learning.

6 Tips to Kick Off Lifelong Learning in 2018

Litmos

It’s a New Year, and as humans are apt to do, we look back and take stock of the accomplishments and missed opportunities of the year past. This is either in the form of personal exploration or professional growth. We put our learning journey on the back burner for another day. It’s time to put your learning first. As learning professionals, not only do we owe it to ourselves to be committed to lifelong learning, but we owe it to our organizations.

Benefits of Delivering Content Through Digital Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

So, it comes as no surprise that educational publishers are trying to leverage this platform to deliver learning to K-12 and university students. The concept of mobile learning, BYOD (bring your own device), MOOC, etc., Let us see a few benefits of delivering learning through a digital publishing platform. Unlimited Access to Learning Materials: An eBook platform can contain thousands of titles. In either case, students have the freedom to learn at their own pace.

Learning out loud

Jay Cross

I’m soundly convinced that Learning Platforms are crowding out Learning Programs. This is an inevitable part of moving from Stocks to Flows, from Push to Pull, from institutional control to personal freedom, and from rigid industrialism to flexible, more human work environments. Focus on improving the learning ecology rather than tackle one event at a time. Learning is simply an aspect of getting the job done. Experiential learning is magic.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Given the nomination , I'm not sure how much new traffic will come to check out this blog, but I know that it's always hard to come to a blog and get a sense of what the person talks about. 6,890 16 152 Rapid eLearning Tools 4,337 11 35 First Time Visitor Guide 2,345 17 67 LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers 1,988 6 40 eLearning Trends 1,820 9 24 Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) 1,724 2 11 Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0

‘Learner as producer’: what Amazon can teach us about the activist LMS

Saffron Interactive

Wheeler points out that: “The importance of the situatedness of learning at all levels cannot be overemphasised. Some of the strongest experiences and lessons we learn are rooted in authentic contexts, cultures and activities.”. Not all of us like the site, or the company, but what can its huge popularity teach us about building a more elastic learning experience on an LMS? Much like an e-learning version of Amazon.

??The Case for Variables in E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

What if you want training that can evaluate the learner’s responses and provide an experience unique to that person? What are Variables in E-Learning? I learned to think of a variable as a bucket that holds something (a value). But I can program the course to collect and evaluate what she does and use it to create a more dynamic learning experience. Why Use Variables in E-Learning. Variables allow course authors to create more dynamic learning experiences.

The Hottest eLearning Buzzwords for 2018 – Part 01: Honorable Mentions

Adobe Captivate

Buzzwords and clichés – those are stock and trade. Honorable Mention: Learning Management Systems. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) appeared several times in the search results. The focus of the buzz surrounded innovations in LMSs that allowed better integration with other systems, high level customization and greater flexibility to enable personalized learning. Asha Pandey | 10 Mobile Learning Trends For 2018.

10 Training Module Creator Software

Ed App

Deploying training modules is an effective way to ensure a flexible and adaptable learning experience for your employees. EdApp is a mobile-first microlearning platform that enables you to create, personalize, and deploy high-quality learning content. Self-paced-learning.

Humanize Your eLearning Courses or Risk Losing Learners

SHIFT eLearning

Certainly, if there is content we expect people to learn, we want that content to “stick” in their minds and to be something they can recall later. Personalizing learning, which must include making the eLearning more human, is one important way to maximize the potential from eLearning. Learning starts at the individual level. Address the Human, Personal Need. Write in the second person. Call the learner “you” to personalize “your” writing.

10 E Learning Creator Software

Ed App

E Learning is a practical and time-efficient way of delivering training programs at a scale. Available for most devices, e Learning also gives employees a convenient way to access learning materials. E Learning Creator Software #1 – EdApp.

Strengthening The Frontline Squad – Complete Guide For Frontline Workforce Development

Disprz

This helped them keep their frontline workforce up-to-date on essential matters like how to stock up medicines, prescribe the right drugs etc. The frontline being in the centre of disruption and evolution, need the right learning opportunities to unlock their full capabilities.

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Top 10 Employee Training Tools

ProProfs

Investing in the best employee training tools for workplace learning and development ( L&D ) is not a choice anymore; it is a necessity. Whether you’re training just 10 learners or 1,000, there’s always a need for organized and consistent learning. Scalable learning.