Stressed, Pressed and Blessed

CLO Magazine

Being an executive, whether the role is learning, marketing, finance or operations, means you have to deliver. Mike Prokopeak, VP, Editor in Chief.

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The Role of L&D in Today’s Talent Strategies

Origin Learning

The Global Human Capital Trends Report by the Deloitte University Press in its comprehensive report on Engaging the 21st Century Workforce identifies 12 key trends shaping the human capital agenda in the coming years.

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Are simulations changing the role for Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

One such method that is changing the role of learning and development to a great extent is simulation, which we would be discussing in this post. National Academies Press.

Press Release: Kasper Spiro Predicts the End of the Corporate Learning Management System


The overall trend of a more independent learner will require the learning department to adapt to a new role. This role will assist the learner in Internet searches by filtering out relevant content that ties to individual needs and curating it.

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Why Reflect? The Role of Reflection in the Learning Process

Vignettes Learning

Companies and organizations are hard pressed in coming up with BYOD (Bring Your Own Devices) policies so that workers can now freely bring with them their own devices. Traveling is a painful process, even when one is having a vacation.

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Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

“Curation will play a major role both in the way we teach and in the way we educate ourselves on any topic,” adds Robin Good, who has a chapter in the ATD Press book. The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it.

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Employee engagement – the Australian dilemma: The role of coaching and and leadership styles

Learning Cafe

An “engaged” employee has a sense of attachment towards their organization: They invest themselves not only in their role, but also in the organisation as a whole. In February 2009 Fiona Smith reported in the Australian Financial on the most recent (till then) Gallup poll of 1000 workers.

Getting more out of Learning Videos: Four ways of Jazzing-up plain-vanilla videos


This saves considerable time and effort for the learners – a big benefit for corporate learners who are always pressed for time and look for ways to learn quickly yet effectively.

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If an LMS writes a press release in the woods, does anyone but the edupunk read it?

Janet Clarey

Also…in the movie Edupunk, I would like to be considered for the role of Nancy Spungen , despite my advanced age (which may actually help me in that role The growing footprint of the LMS into the ‘DIY’ space that is 2.0 is counter to the ideology behind edupunk , a term that surfaced in the past week or so, attributed to Jim Groom.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He has been serving the company for 14 years in various roles. ABOUT ERIC SCHUERMANN (Director of Global Sales, Trivantis Corporation Inc): Eric Schuermann is Director of Global Sales at Trivantis Corporation Inc. Trivantis is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with offices in Paris, London, and Beijing. Trivantis’ products are used by companies in over 125 countries, and are offered in 6 languages.

Loss of control

Learning with e's

When I first started teaching I thought my role was to transmit knowledge. The invention of the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg turned over the apple cart. The printing press was a disruptive technology - it changed forever our way of life.

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6 Ways to Combat the Corporate Training Time Crunch

Bottom-Line Performance

But lots of teams are fighting other, larger fires and training often takes a back seat to more pressing issues. For example, it may sometimes be necessary for you to provide training to an audience on a new product or process, but this is not your primary role.

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Just about every xAPI project getting press and conference time was a well-resourced, custom-built learner interface for a typically narrow topic area with custom-built data visualizations all in close connection with (it not developed by) the learning record store (LRS) provider.

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Localization & eLearning: What Languages Should You Use?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

This is where research and development play a critical role in your company's growth. Begin with the language of most pressing need or benefit, and then roll out additional languages once the first phase has completed. by Jen Weaver. Congratulations! Your English eLearning course has achieved such tremendous success that your company is ready to produce the materials in additional languages.

How to Maximize Collaboration in Instructional Design


Even if you’re a “star performer” who can do it all, the extensive scope of some projects coupled with pressing deadlines often requires additional assistance. You can add users to the project based on the roles they will perform: Graphic Artists, Developers, Authors, Editors, etc.

Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources

Knowledge Guru

Sharon Boller, ATD Press ( Link ). Micro-learning: Its role in formal, informal and incidental learning Sahan Chattopadhyay, ID and Other Reflections ( Link ).

Breakthrough eLearning: Engage Learners Graphically

Breakthrough eLearning

For example, I understand the important role that good graphic design plays in communicating a message and in engaging learners on different levels, but I cant produce it myself. I know good design when I see it, but would be hard pressed to explain why it is good.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Use the "pipe" character as a separator in your text (it's a vertical line ( | ) and can be created by pressing [SHIFT] and the key directly above ENTER/RETURN. by Sally Cox    As a freelancer, people are always asking me how I find work.

Independent Learner in the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

Managers who prioritize employee development, i.e., they see this as an important part of their role (we call this " managing minds "). For more on this topic, see our new book Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy published by ATD Press, available now on Amazon.

KPMG Names New Chief Learning Officer

CLO Magazine

In his new role, Muñoz is responsible for the professional service firm’s learning and development strategy and programs. Burton , vice chair of human resources for KPMG LLP, in a press release about the announcement. Corey Muñoz (PRNewsfoto/KPMG LLP).

3 E-Learning Predictions for 2018


In fact, you will be hard pressed to find software outside of the WordPress space that you runs native to your computer. The LMS could then gather data on completion rates across a spectrum of courses to find the patterns in drop-offs, subject, duration of course, time of year, role of employee, and so much more. This year we will be getting more “micro”, seeing a rise in subscriptions, and (possibly) machines.

Training to accelerate employee (and thus, company) performance


While that's a somewhat generic reason to focus on training employees for the greater benefit of the organization, there's also a more pressing one. For already-maxed-out people in higher stress roles, however, do keep in mind that micro-learning should be your go-to.

See Our 2015 Learning and Remembering Survey Results

Bottom-Line Performance

It is a useful measure of what challenge comes to mind first or feels the most pressing. ” “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.

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Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS


In fact, you would be hard pressed to identify matching features across the entirety of the industry. With 258 permissions currently available in GyrusAim and the ability to define new user roles within the program with just a click of the mouse.

How to Get Rid of Training Challenges Faced by Sales Managers [Infographic]

CommLab India

With the increasing demand for training, and global expansion, the role of the training manager is changing. Today, training has become vital for an organization’s success.

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Rewards of Glory and Other Ways to Keep Gamification Interesting

Kapp Notes

In the book, rewards (originally derived from thinking about computer role-playing games) are described as such: Rewards of Glory. Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman, Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals (MIT Press, Cambridge Massachusetts, 2004), p.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

Your role being the corporate training strategist would be to bring a balance between various variables like cost, scope, employee availability etc.

Engagement: A Critical Element in Learning and Gamification

Kapp Notes

While this seems straightforward, most students are used to playing passive roles in the classroom and not being engaged during the teaching process. The MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.

Research to Practice: Games and Simulations

Kapp Notes

The Role of Games and Simulations In Learning. Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. See Promoting motivation with virtual agents and avatars: role of visual presence and appearance.

Resources from CSTD Webinar

Kapp Notes

The Role of Games and Simulations in Learning. Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. See Promoting motivation with virtual agents and avatars: role of visual presence and appearance. Here are my slides and some resources I discussed during me presentation.

How Does Learning Affect Franchise Success? Measuring What Matters

Talented Learning

The world of franchising is vast and diverse, yet it’s widely agreed that training plays a central role in every franchise success story. Training plays a central role in the world’s most successful franchise organizations.

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Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development


The diagram below by Dion Hinchcliffe is a succinct illustration of how digital technology has been and will continue to play a key role in bringing about this change. What role will communities play in transforming the way organizations function?

mLevel Wins Silver & Bronze Stevie® Awards in 2016


Recap from: PRWeb’s Press Release. Entries to the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service continue to grow every year, further validating the essential roles that business development, customer service, and sales play in business success,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. mLevel recognized by Stevie Awards for excellence in training sales & customer service professionals! CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) MARCH 10, 2016.

Please L+&D, Can We Have More Management Training?

CLO Magazine

Further, middle managers report more than 40 percent of managers at their company were unprepared for management when they stepped into the role, and less than 50 percent of their company’s managers were effective.

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Work in progress

Learning with e's

In an organisational sense, this means that students should have full reign over wikis and other shared, collaborative online spaces, while educators would be advised to step back and maintain roles as observers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

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Google Ditches Course Builder, Turns to edX


It’s hard to say at this point the role Google will take in the continued development of edX. If you’re interested in reading more about the new partnership between Google and edX, you can read their official press release on their blog.

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The Changing Face of Corporate L&D


The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! Do L&D professionals have the necessary skill set to handle the role of Performance Consultants?”.

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