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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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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The role of the L&D function IS changing.

Jane Hart

A recent press release about Bersin by Deloitte’s new industry study, The Corporate LearningFactbook® 2013: Benchmarks, Trends, and Analysis of the U.S. This trend is one sign of the changing role of the L&D function, which no longer is “the place” for learning.

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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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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.

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.

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.

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 ).

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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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).

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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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.

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.

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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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.

Why is Learning So Complicated?

Learning Rebels

It should be our role to help people connect with information they need. It’s out, hot off the digital presses – order now! #Blimage on! How can the Mouse Trap Game relate to learning?

How Do We Get Employees To Adopt Technology For Learning?


All employees are equipped to improve their employability in readiness for new roles? Everybody is technically proficient to operate in ever-more digital roles and complex global business environment? Despite the perceived preference for face-to-face classroom training, we can’t serve the pressing business needs with one day every 2 years. So, get close to them and help them with their pressing concerns (their ‘what?’) – and you might just find ways to influence the ‘how?’.

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?

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.

Game Based Learning – Why Does it Work?

Bottom-Line Performance

Role-playing or imagining. Brain Rules , Pear Press. This is the full text of a “scroll of knowledge” from the Knowledge Guru himself. He will be appearing in person at DevLearn to hand out scrolls and spread the word that game-based learning works.

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Compliance Training: Doing Something About the Least Popular Training on Earth

Allison Rossett

American Express set about personalizing compliance programming through a systematic process to settle on foundational regulatory material as distinct from that which is unique to roles and geographies. Clear roles. Compliance training satisfies few who experience it.

Overcoming the Twin Challenges of Developing Online Technical Training Programs

CommLab India

Many SMEs are hard pressed for time, and this leads to problems in obtaining necessary inputs needed for the development of the course on a regular basis. Getting the SMEs to play an active role in the development of the online technical training program can be challenging.

3 Reasons Your Leadership Development Program May Be Failing

Training Industry

It’s likely we have all seen this scenario before: Your organization runs a leadership development program, anything from a half-day workshop to a full week of lectures, breakouts and role-playing. In both the 2015 and 2017 editions of Deloitte University Press’ “Global Human Capital Trends,” there are many statistics that support the existence of this gap. Are you building a plan for a first-time leader, or is it a current leader taking on new roles and responsibilities?

Spice Up Induction Trainings with Gamified Assessments

CommLab India

Evaluation plays a key role in assessing new employees’ comprehension of the subject. Selecting the correct option and pressing the submit button often becomes a monotonous exercise. or ‘Designation/role of a particular person in our organization?’

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


What according to you would be the revised role of learning in such a work scenario? I see L&D’s role as shifting to that of community builders, facilitators and community managers. You have already been handling this role successfully for quite some time now as part of your work.

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.

TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. See Promoting motivation with virtual agents and avatars: role of visual presence and appearance. in press) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. in press) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

L&D definitely has a role to play in this metamorphosis albeit in a different avatar. This requires a holistic L&D strategy and a set of new L&D roles and skills. "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

Resources from my presentation at Innovations in e-learning Symposium

Kapp Notes

Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. See Promoting motivation with virtual agents and avatars: role of visual presence and appearance. in press) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games.

5 Tips For Proofreading Your Own eLearning Content

Upside Learning

You looked for the mistakes because I challenged you to find them and then got into the role of a proofreader while doing it. Warning: The first paragraph of this post contains 4 spelling mistakes. I dare you to find them.

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.

Yardstick & Danatec Merge


recognizes the integral role technology plays in reaching learners with life-saving educational safety training and resources. Download the press release. Danatec, Canada’s Largest Safety Training Publishing Company merges with Yardstick Testing and Training Experts. Leveraging technology to deliver the online safety training on the market. An innovative business partnership between Danatec and Yardstick was announced today.

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An Employer’s Guide to Employee CPD


Aiding employees in their continual professional development (CPD) is not always a primary concern to senior management when battling with other, more pressing, complex and critical issues.

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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.

The Power Of Learner Curiosity In Online Training


These core ideologies play a major role in the online training process, as they often create barriers which must be overcome in order to achieve the overall goals. In essence, you must let them know that they are free to be curious and to seek out answers to their pressing questions.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

The application is divided into four primary roles: Administrator, Integration Administrator, Author and Learner. Users can toggle back and forth between roles they have been assigned appropriate permission. Specific “integration administrator” role.