Top 3 L&D trends to watch for in 2019

InfoPro Learning

Standing on the podium. From the results, here’s what we know, what we can do, and what we can expect from the podium “winners” this year: 1. This year, personalization, artificial intelligence (AI), and learning analytics took the top three spots in the annual Learning & Development (L&D) Global Sentiment Survey. The annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey takes pulse of the L&D community worldwide. What are the results telling us for the months ahead?

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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: Score Big with Town Hall Meetings

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The podium, microphone, and projector screen are tested and ready.  At 9 o’clock he steps up to the podium, says good morning and begins reading the first slide. By Phil Hanyok, COTP. Every quarter, employees gather in the cafeteria for town hall meetings. The tables are removed, and seats are placed in neat rows.

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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: Score Big with Town Hall Meetings

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The podium, microphone, and projector screen are tested and ready.  At 9 o’clock he steps up to the podium, says good morning and begins reading the first slide. By Phil Hanyok, COTP. Every quarter, employees gather in the cafeteria for town hall meetings. The tables are removed, and seats are placed in neat rows.

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How to Script a Video for Your E-Learning Content

LearnDash

It should sound as though you are casually explaining something to an acquaintance at a networking event—not like you’re on a podium, declaiming in a faux-British accent. Videos are an important component of your e-learning course. Here’s why you shouldn’t wing it.

Writing & Grammar: More Commas

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The doctor standing by the podium  Dr. Jasper Caspar  is a specialist in joint repair. by Jennie Ruby  Answers to  last week's challenge on commas  are brought to you by  Joanne Chantelau Hofmeister. Other respondents with all answers correct were  Roslyn G. Hager, Anne Goldenberger, Douglas Daniel Blackley , and  Vera Sytch. And, yes, number 4 was correct as written, meaning that technically the instructions should have mentioned that.

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The Lectora User’s Conference and my First Big Presentation - Part 9: The Big Moment

The Learning Dispatch

The podium is off to the right side of the picture—but it helps set the stage, so to speak. By Mary Word Lights in my eyes. Don’t say UM. Can they hear me OK? Is the sound on the computer working like it did in the equipment check? Stop worrying and start talking. You’re on. I said there were lights in my eyes… This picture is not from my presentation, of course. It is from the closing ceremonies, but it is the same stage, and similar lights.

Writing & Grammar: Parallelism

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The doctor standing by the podium,  Dr. Jasper Caspar,  is a specialist in joint repair. by Jennie Ruby    Use parallel grammatical structures for parallel concepts. That is the grammatical rule called parallelism.   If you are going to use two verbs with one subject, for example, the two verbs have to be parallel in structure. Not parallel : Ben had both  to attend  the ceremony and  was going  to the rehearsal.

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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: Score Big with Town Hall Meetings

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The podium, microphone, and projector screen are tested and ready.  At 9 o’clock he steps up to the podium, says good morning and begins reading the first slide. By Phil Hanyok, COTP. Every quarter, employees gather in the cafeteria for town hall meetings. The tables are removed, and seats are placed in neat rows.

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What Buying a Bicycle Would Look Like if We Applied a Typical LMS Selection Strategy

Absorb LMS

To begin with, the cost of purchasing a bicycle can range from a few dollars for a second-hand “beater” to tens of thousands of dollars for a beauty such as this one: Regardless of your budget, you’d likely make a decision regarding what bicycle to buy by first visiting bike shops to see what style may best fit your needs: Do you dream of standing on the winner’s podium after the final stage of the Tour de France?

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The Basics of eLearning Themes

eLearning Brothers

A few of the words I came up with are: dog, leash-free, fire hydrant, truck/car, window seat, bones, walks, trees, gate made out of bones, Saint Peter is a Saint Bernard, Podium at gate is made from a bone (or other object), Holes under the gate is the way to get in?, When making eLearning themes, you have to own it. For example, if you work with dogs. Live in the world of dogs. Everything should be about dogs.

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Video: The Change Principle

ATD Learning Technologies

The camera starts with a wide shot of the official talking behind the podium. Cut back to the podium before moving to a close-up shot of a camera operator adjusting the focus ring on his camera. Cut back to the podium. We’ve all sat through boring training videos. The 20-minute “talking head” on ethics. The thought leader droning on about a new leadership theory. The screen cast on how to file expense reports with a new computer system.

Guest Blogger, Mark Sheppard: Not Attending ATD ICE? The Backchannel Saves the Day

Learning Rebels

But now I turn over the podium to Mark Sheppard Training Coordinator, Northern Lights Canada . ATD International Conference and Expo! In Orlando! In just 6 days! I’ll be there! Oh, shucks – you won’t be? I’m truly sorry to have missed you. Cue sad face). A close network friend of mine won’t be there either. Cue another sad face). But won’t he? He will be there in spirit. In the Backchannel.

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Get those Avatars Moving!

Kapp Notes

For example, tell the learners that the people who think the answer is A, go to the front right corner in the front of the room by the chalk board, those who think the answer is B, go to the left front of the room by the podium. A 3D virtual environment is not very exciting if the avatars are sitting in virtual chairs, in a virtual classroom looking at virtual PowerPoint, instead, get the avatars up and moving around. Moving through Data in the virtual world of ProtoSphere.

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MOOCs won’t make education much cheaper. It will make education much better!

Coffee and Design

If the lecture is anything other than an instructor standing behind a podium, then that is a foot forward. On another episode of on e-Literate TV , we have the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the H-STAR institute— Keith Devlin from Stanford University being interviewed by Michael Feldstein. He is one of the early MOOC adopters from Stanford teaching on Coursera LMS. This interview occurred at the 2013 MOOC Research Initiative Conference back in December.

Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

This finding will probably come as a surprise: Learners engaged more with informal video lectures delivered by an instructor seated behind a desk than with videos produced in a multimillion dollar studio and featuring an instructor standing behind a podium. The idea that massive open online courses (MOOCs) can greatly enhance learner engagement and retention in corporate training settings has been a recurrent theme on this blog. (If

Mobile Learning: No iPhone required

Bottom-Line Performance

One of the most interesting sessions was given by Dr. Cesar Bandera of Cell Podium. As Lisa previously posted, several of us went to the annual SALT conference at the beginning of March. Some of the sessions I was most interested in were the ones on mobile learning. I haven’t ever used my cell to actually learn anything and was interested to see what others in the field were doing in the area.

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EdApp Performance Team: Western Sydney 70.3

Ed App

When I crossed the line my tank was empty, and I stumbled away thinking that I’d just missed out on the podium. However, Bonnie’s smiling face appeared and she said that I’d actually just sneaked into 3rd, once the rolling starts were factored in, stealing a podium by less than a second! EdApp performance team athlete Chris Wallace shares his experience from the Western Sydney 70.3.

ThoughtWorks: Day 1--Induction with a difference.

ID Reflections

The area around the podium is lit. The ThoughtWorks University sessions started yesterday. An induction with a difference (many differences), it was a refreshing experience for a "veteran" like me.

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Interactive Games for Training Sessions

Unboxed

If you simply stand at a podium and talk for over an hour, chances are that many people will start to zone out quicker. Follow Follow Follow. Do you know how to make a lecture interactive?

The Top Soft Skills You Need to Teach Your Employees Now

TalentLMS

LinkedIn recently published a list of the most in-demand soft skills, with leadership, communication, collaboration, and time management on the podium. Soft skills rarely get the attention they deserve, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not valuable in the workplace.

The Disconnect As I See It – #LT10UK

Upside Learning

What he says further is even more interesting: “… no vendors would be a fine policy if no conference speaker ever pitched their book, blog or consultancy from the podium”. Learning Technologies 2010 was a great learning experience.

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How To Master Public Speaking

Everwise

To help support a new manager with his transition into more public speaking, our community offered advice and tips to overcoming stage fright, becoming comfortable at the podium, and potentially looking forward to speaking in front of an audience. As we progress professionally, inevitably the opportunities to speak come up more frequently, This can be in front of a team at a meeting, at a company all hands, or an industry conference.

Competition Human Fuel for High Performance

Training Industry

I feel like I have a great shot to get on the podium again.” But he used that need to push the Olympic star, and push him hard, to propel himself on to the podium. It was one of those truly remarkable 2016 Olympic moments in Rio. Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, Olympic gold medalist, sprinted across the finish line first in the 200m semi-final, with Canada’s Andre DeGrasse right at his side. Finish times in the heat: Bolt, 19.78 seconds; DeGrasse, 19.80. Two one-hundredths of a second.

Transform BORING into FANTASTIC

E-Learning Acupuncture

Watching an animated visual landscape unfold during the 10 minute talk instead of a ‘talking-head’ at a podium has far more attention grabbing power. Have you ever tried to watch a 10 minute talking head video online? It’s boring.

Love your students and they will love you back

E-Learning Acupuncture

Then Michael takes the podium and at the end of his acceptance speech, he shares with the audience a mantra that he says to himself every time he talks in front of a group of people: “Love your students and they will love you back.”

Future of Education 2020 Summit

Jay Cross

Aside from the Push format, problems included no hashtag, no Tweeting, no backchannel, no power outlets, inoperable wi-fi (for me, at least), slow wi-fi at the podium cut several presentations short, weak visuals overall, and no encouragement to network online (although many probably already know one another). At a Stanford education conference this morning, speakers made presentation after presentation without once involving the audience, not even asking for questions.

Learning must occur in an ecosystem where each individual can both learn and teach

Learning Wire

Traditional formal learning environments have long placed an expert on a podium, who in turn tend to consider learners as sponges needing to absorb his/her expertise. It is no surprise then that e-learning has traditionally reproduced this trend, pushing content to learners who view modules and then are quizzed to measure knowledge retention. However, this primarily top-down learning philosophy can create a lack of motivation from the learner.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

Instead of recording hour-long lectures at the podium, encourage faculty to create shorter video lessons (around 10 minutes each, or less, according to a study from MIT and University of Rochester ) for quality online courses.

7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era

CLO Magazine

While conventional team meetings can’t be avoided for important and time-sensitive topics, they can still be creative and productive: Share the podium so it’s not a one-way conversation. Digital transformation is an urgent imperative. Today’s talent are either shifting to, or have already become, digital natives. These employees expect a collaborative, flexible, high energy, purposeful and inclusive workplace.

Blending Online and Classroom Instruction: At the Same Time

Kapp Notes

Notice the small web cam on the podium. Last night, Scott came to my class to talk about "Polished Presentations" usually he drives up to Bloomsburg for the presentation but last night, due to a mix up on my part, he was unable to make the 120 mile trip.

You Need to Add Role-Plays to Your Product Training Immediately

Lemonade

And then I got up to the podium. When I was in university, I was asked to give a speech at an awards banquet. Once I got over the initial panic, I buckled down. I did my research. Prepared my points. I knew exactly what I wanted to say. To say I choked, would be putting it nicely. The thing was… I knew what I was talking about. I had a ton of talking points (in hindsight, probably too many). But that didn’t translate into me being able to speak about it.

Keeping Video Learners Engaged

ATD Learning Technologies

While the person behind the podium speaks, the camera will cut after about five seconds to a journalist writing in her notebook for five seconds and then cut back to the speaker. In my last post , I discussed why it’s important to change shots in video—what I call the “Change Principle.” ” In this post, let’s switch from a philosophical lens and get practical.

For Banks: How to Get Your Employees to Recommend Your Fin-Tech

Lemonade

And then I got up to the podium. When I was in university, I was asked to give a speech at an awards banquet. Once I got over the initial panic, I buckled down. I did my research. Prepared my points. I knew exactly what I wanted to say. To say I choked, would be putting it nicely.

Ed Performance Team: The Challenge Championship, Slovakia

Ed App

You don’t need a personal best, top ten or podium to find new limits and I’m so proud to have finished. Molly Russell is one of our EdApp Performance Team athletes, who represents Great Britain in myriad triathlons. We welcome her as she shares her road to targeting the Challenge World Championships in Slovakia in June. Molly shares on of her experiences of being an extremely valued athlete in the EdApp Performance Team. Molly Russell: Samorin, Slovakia.

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For Banks: How to Get Your Employees to Recommend Your Fin-Tech

Lemonade

And then I got up to the podium. When I was in university, I was asked to give a speech at an awards banquet. Once I got over the initial panic, I buckled down. I did my research. Prepared my points. I knew exactly what I wanted to say. It was going to be amazing, spectacular, the best speech they’d ever heard. To say I choked, would be putting it nicely. The thing was… I knew what I was talking about. I had a ton of talking points (in hindsight, probably too many).

You Need to Add Role-Plays to Your Product Training Immediately

Lemonade

And then I got up to the podium. When I was in university, I was asked to give a speech at an awards banquet. Once I got over the initial panic, I buckled down. I did my research. Prepared my points. I knew exactly what I wanted to say. To say I choked, would be putting it nicely. The thing was… I knew what I was talking about. I had a ton of talking points (in hindsight, probably too many). But that didn’t translate into me being able to speak about it.

Resources from my presentation at Innovations in e-learning Symposium

Kapp Notes

candidates both get a chance at the podium, good mix of professionals in our field. Once again, hats of to Chris St. John and the group for a wonderful conference at George Mason University. The Innovations in E-Learning Symposium is really a top notch conference, small, intimate but with great attendees and speakers and I really like how both industry old timers (like me) and Ph.D. Here are my slides and some resources I discussed during me presentation. Thanks everyone for attending.