How to become an eLearning Professional

E-Learning Provocateur

roles book e-book e-learning education elearning free How to become an eLearning Professional job professional role tips That’s the title of a free e-book to which I was flattered to be invited to contribute a chapter.

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The role of the Personal Learning Advisor: supporting everyday workplace learning

Jane Hart

How to help individuals to create Individual Learning Plans and Learning Portfolios. Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 APRIL 2016. This 4-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal learning in the workplace, as a Personal Learning Advisor.

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Cisco Expands Certification Portfolio: Collaboration, IP Voice, Digital Video by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

transformation and evolving job roles. New Collaboration Certifications help transform the way work is done, addresses IP voice and digital video workplace. Emerging Topics Learning Media Mobile Learning Professional Development Social Media

A Blueprint for supporting Modern Professional Learning: Part 2 Overview

Jane Hart

The manager’s role is to enable and support his/her people (individually … Social learning

Where Does Microlearning Fit in my Learning Ecosystem?

InSync Training

As a preface to her upcoming April 4, 2017, Carla provides insight into microlearning's role in larger blended learning ecosystems. We're excited to have Carla Torgerson join the InSync BYTE series ranks as a guest presenter.

5 Tips for Promoting and Pitching Yourself as an eLearning Freelancer


It’s all about that portfolio. This particular tip echoed across the internet: “Portfolios should be considered the cornerstone for every e-learning professional,” says instructional designer and consultant Ashley Chiasson. “Freelancer.” Independent contractor.” Consultant.”

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part One

Kapp Notes

As well as delivering end-to-end sims through Clark Aldrich Designs , I work with other organizations who are building sims where I serve as the lead designer or on consultative role. ( a portfolio here.)

See Our 2015 Learning and Remembering Survey Results

Bottom-Line Performance

” “Different roles in the organization, one training doesn’t fit all. Priorities for each role. The results are in for our second annual Learning and Remembering Survey.

7 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About LMS Implementation

ATD Learning Technologies

4: Keep Security Roles and Rights Simple. The LMS administrator is a powerful role. Smart implementation will develop a role-based access matrix or grid to help make access-related decisions. For any new admin access request, ask the business to define the role and purpose.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning


This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. “ …changes in mindset are more important than changes in hardware or software. ” ~ Steve Denning.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

Whether or not we agree the role of the university is to prepare students for the workplace, I think it’s going that way due to market forces. Having said that, I believe the managers in the organisation have a critical role to play in leading by example.

Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs

Your Training Edge

Teaching employees about their career can play an important role in their learning and development. Corporate is a world where an individual or groups get united for a specific purpose. It is created by some legal authorities or department of laws.

Learning Delivery: E-Learning and Mobile Gaining Ground

CLO Magazine

Every other month, IDC administers a web-based survey to the Business Intelligence Board on a variety of topics to gauge the issues, opportunities and attitudes that make up the diverse role of a senior training executive.

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A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part One

Kapp Notes

As well as delivering end-to-end sims through Clark Aldrich Designs , I work with other organizations who are building sims where I serve as the lead designer or on consultative role. ( a portfolio here.)

The Changing Face of Life Science Product Launch, Part 3: The Role of the Learning Team


In the previous installment , Ann discussed how a Launch Toolkit can drive success in managing a product launch portfolio. In this final entry, Ann talks about the role of the Learning Team in product launch. Graduates to Next Level of Online Learning

CLO Magazine

The move appears to transition LinkedIn Learning from a content provider to a learning management system by building infrastructure around its vast portfolio of courses. “It After LinkedIn acquired online education company in 2015 for $1.5

What is Transition Management and How Does It Impact eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

According to Wikipedia : “Transition management, in the financial sense, is a service usually offered by sell-side institutions to help buy-side firms transition a portfolio of securities.” I was recently in a meeting during which everyone was talking about “TM”.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. When any organization or institution shifts from a hierarchical, top-down mode to a horizontal, peer- and user-driven one – be it in management or learning – culture plays a huge role in the success or otherwise of the endeavor.

The Two Faces of ePortfolios

Learning Visions

An article by Helen Barrett: Balancing the Two Faces of ePortfolios The conceptual model of an online portfolio - multiple purposes: 1) learning & reflection – main activity around learning and collaboration 2) showcase achievement/accountability [link] These two activities need to work together.

Relevance of learning Vs. Relevance of training & Development

Your Training Edge

Whatever the objectives are, the quality of the learning would greatly rely on the quality of training, and so the role played by the trainer is important as it can have a big impact on the result of a course for a learner [2]. The role played by corporate training ensures employees having the skills and knowledge of a specific operation to make an organization able to continue operation.

Why Leaders Should Balance Positive, Negative Thinking

CLO Magazine

Negativity to me is the exercise of a team role, which is a challenger role, really, or a mirror to show people what it looks like that they’re bringing forward and what the possibilities are.”

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The Future of Executive Education Is Here

CLO Magazine

To promote new mindsets and behaviors to grow the top line, the talent lab provides programs specifically geared to senior leaders whose role it is to shape both business strategy and culture.

Relationships, IBM’s Secret to Building Strong Female Leaders

CLO Magazine

However, they have different qualities, behavioral preferences and styles of working that can affect their promotion options or their roles as leaders. “We The idea is to have them think about their roles and their expectations as leaders prior to the workshop. By Arva Shikari.

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Session Notes: "Driving Impact with Learning Analytics" Jeff Grisenthwaite #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

Learning, impact, support, alignment (map the learning & dev portfolio to the business priorities of the org). Each role will have different insights. Same patterns across different roles, although different questions. These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Metrics that Matter with Jeff Grisenthwaite, VP of Client Success at CEB (

How to close skill gaps in your organization ?

Origin Learning

The transportation major had built up its product portfolio of locomotives with complex pieces of machinery. Secondly, accuracy and completeness, being the quintessential elements, had to be viewed in the context of role, training needs, and changing business dynamics.

8 Steps to Building Your Talent Pipeline

ej4 eLearning

Create talent pools for all of the key roles in your organization. Start now to develop employees to fill the shoes of departing/retiring employees … in fact, employees in all key roles, Conrad says. You should have a solid portfolio of internal candidates preparing to fill those roles whenever the need arises. The front end of the Baby Boomer cohort—77 million strong —is turning 70 this year, with many of them already retired for a number of years.

"Why Learning is the New Work" with Melissa Daimler @mdaimler - opening keynote @ATDCore4

Learning Visions

What I’m less good at…How I’m working on it What I care about…what I’ve done (stuff I’ve shipped) Today it’s called “Our portfolio” – it’s an internally developed online hub. Portfolio: give, get, develop. It’s 360 feedback Now they’re seeing people giving a lot more feedback face to face and then following it up with comments on the portfolio Metrics they track: they want people to give/get at least 2 comments per month. It was role plays and discussion.

The Digital Disruption of Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

Starting with the conference glimpses, sessions included presentations and workshops regarding all the latest and most innovative technologies, from video learning to gamification, open education resources to augmented reality, and portfolios to the proctoring.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

A lot of effort is going into the role that marketing automation, branding and content marketing, SEO and customer relationship management play in extended enterprise learning experiences. What to consider when choosing a portfolio of third-party integrations.

Excellence in Customer Training: A Roche Case Study

Bottom-Line Performance

The pre-training is based on role and product configuration, making it highly customized to the learner. Is your training a cost center or a competitive advantage?

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.

Becoming a CPTM My Journey Toward Training Management Certification

Training Industry

I recently transitioned into a new role here at Training Industry. Having moved into a new position, I was keenly aware that my business acumen for this role represented a developmental need. As director of certification programs, I’m responsible for overseeing all processes related to those programs including their development and evaluation.

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Since I was dabbling in web design at the time, I naively volunteered to take care of the New Media portfolio. Learnnovators: How would you define the role of an e-learning professional from your perspective? Ryan: The role of the e-learning professional has changed over the years. These days however I think the role has changed substantially. What is the role of L&D and the organization as a whole to embrace this culture of collaboration? ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

eLearning Projects and Grandfather Clocks

eLearning Brothers

I like to have project team meetings at least twice a week (more frequently as necessary), so that the entire team knows where we stand on deliverables and how they play an important role in the on-time completion of a project. I recently observed a clockmaker fixing an old grandfather clock.

Engaging the modern learner: 6 tips for instructional designers


So the role of the L&D department and the development of great training programs are truly important for the success of the company. Hiring ads today have come a long way from Help wanted!

Why You Need to Connect with Your Peers in the E-Learning Community

Rapid eLearning

It’s really exciting to see how well she’s done over that time and to know that we played a small role in that. I’m a big fan of community and how it helps us learn from each other. This is especially important for those of us in the elearning industry.

Corporate Learning & Development: Third of Ten Critical Talent Issues in 2015


And, “products” or “commodities” have Product Managers accountable for market analysis, competitive intelligence, product evolution to meet customer needs, and overall portfolio performance to meet or exceed business targets.

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