ASTD Webcast on Manager's Role in Employee Learning and Performance Improvement

The Peformance Improvement

I did a webcast for the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) on the topic of the manager’s role in employee learning and performance improvement. Again, a more in-depth explanation of all of these points is available at the ASTD site for the webcast. That must be a hot topic for trainers and managers because the presentation was well attended with over 500 registrants.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Peformance Improvement

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? This is the question I will be answering in an ASTD-sponsored webcast on September 24, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. So back to the question: “What should be a manager’s role in employee learning?”

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The grassroots of learning

E-Learning Provocateur

Along with some colleagues we started meeting regularly online for live interactive webcasts starting in 2005 at Edtechtalk. In this context, I think the role of the instructor needs much more consideration.

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Bett interview

Learning with e's

When I''m not travelling somewhere to speak or teach, I am at home or in the office webcasting , blogging, making videos and tweeting out content, having conversations with peers and generally engaging with the international community of learning professionals in real time.

Manager Engagement in Employee Learning: More Work or More Reward?

The Peformance Improvement

I was asked during my recent ASTD Webcast whether there’s data to show that managers, who are more involved in training and learning, ultimately receive more rewards and recognition than those who aren''t. Manager''s Role in Learning and Performance Improvement.

Unshrouding the Mystery of Blended Learning

Origin Learning

Instructional strategies such as lecturing, guided learning, exploratory discussions, debates and role-playing must be amalgamated with online learning tools such as podcasts, e-books, webcasts and digital video libraries, massive multiplayer online games, wikis, etc.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, you’ll learn the steps to become a mindful leader. Going out on your own is a big step, and this webcast can help you determine if you should take the leap from corporate to consulting. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three ways to build personal power and confidence.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, you’ll explore those questions, and uncover ideas you can use to enhance your culture and, ultimately, the patient experience. This webcast will provide the following takeaways: Define company culture. Technology’s role.

Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, participants will learn how to: Define learning hubs, learning campaigns, and personalized learning paths, and explain the relationship between them. Another might be to explore skills that employees already have, but don’t currently use in their roles.

Managing Minds, Winning Hearts

The Peformance Improvement

The primary role of managers will be helping the people they supervise to become more competent, capable, and engaged in contributing to the success of the organization. We are now in the "Knowledge Economy" which means that we must learn differently than we have in the past.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

This webcast covers the theory, tools, and techniques for conducting team coaching. In this webcast, Laura Rexford, director of value engineering at Skillsoft, will share three practices that have helped clients around the world get and maintain funding for e-learning projects.

Tackling the employee engagement crisis


In a recent webcast sponsored by OpenSesame, The Conference Board analyst Amanda Popiela discusses how engagement is no longer the responsibility of the management level anymore, but a combination of leadership, managerial and employees together to create a culture of engagement.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, you’ll learn about the Appreciation at Work training model. In this webcast, you’ll learn how to bring a fresh approach to your consultative selling training programs. By attending this webcast, you’ll be able to: Translate classroom lessons into virtual activities.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2017

Limestone Learning

This webcast will introduce the TDRp framework and discuss how it can help practitioners plan, measure, and manage to deliver business impact using a standard, yet flexible, approach that will help you become a valued, strategic business partner.

What is a true L&D professional?


Do you know the role and importance of experimentation and psychological safety is? Your own culture also plays a role. And individual organizations and people offer webcasts, podcasts, videocasts, and more. (It’s

Why Should You Use Cloud Computing For E-Learning?

Origin Learning

Cloud computing allows learners to take courses, assessments, webcasts as well as get feedback online. What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is the technology which uses the internet and central remote servers to maintain applications and data.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. Join this webcast to learn about this exciting new research. The goal of this webcast is not to tell healthcare employees to smile more. It is a rich mix of experiences, roles, assignments, and options.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

The role of mobile in retention. As a result of participating in this webcast, you’ll learn: Leadership’s critical role in organizational health. This is a hands-on, step-by-step webcast, intended for developers of all skill levels.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2017

Limestone Learning

Regardless of your industry, workplace role, or interest in training, you’ve probably noticed something about the general pace of change: It’s getting faster. Attendees will leave this webcast with: A new perspective on employee disengagement and the number one reason employees don’t engage.

Thinking e-learning strategy? Think video

Connect Thinking

Video webcasting is also a growing trend for educating staff and clients, such as conferences and product launches. InterCall Webcast Studio. Video has an important future role for any organisation. Every day, 98 years of video is being uploaded onto YouTube ( reference ).

Free L&D webinars for November 2017

Limestone Learning

During this webcast, you’ll learn about: Common mistakes that people make during the interview process Recent trends in interviewing, such as video interviews and other pre-employment screening How to handle phone screening versus in-person interviews Best ways to prepare for interviews.

Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training

Association eLearning

The outcome is that the learner becomes the leader of their own multi-modal experience, while the instructor assumes a supporting role. Create “how-to” webcasts or videos, using programs like Camtasia or Jing and upload them to YouTube. Blended learning is not new to training.

4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

CLO Magazine

So, when it comes to mentorship, we should not only seek out individuals to inspire and guide us, we should feel empowered to be the role model for others. Actively trying to be a role model can help you find what you’re looking for in a mentor.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

This webcast will share some practices to increase employee engagement and performance by adopting microlearning-based approaches and techniques. This webcast will share practical steps to building a mentoring program based on the industry’s only model for developing mentoring programs.

Free learning & development webinars for July 2017

Limestone Learning

Friday, July 7, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: Masters Week: Collaborate, Innovate, Elevate (Free for ATD members) This webcast will describe what to expect at ATD Masters Week in Washington, D.C., This webcast will explain your operating system and how to upgrade it for high performance.

Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning


This concepthas been playing a significant role in reshaping our perceptions of how objects in our physical world can be linked to related information in the digital world. QR Code Use Examples & Case Studies : In this webcast, David Erickson (of the e-Strategy Blog) discusses how to use QR codes as a marketing tool with a few interesting examples of the good, bad and the ugly ways QR codes have been used.

Wake Up to the New World of Learning

CLO Magazine

People want to learn by finding what they need online, watch just enough of a video or webcast to learn what they need, then get back to work. All these design elements are cultural, stretching the learning leader’s role.

Cure Your Top L&D Challenges


In this month’s ATD Watch & Learn Webcast , our very own Brittany McClain discussed why content selection is your best weapon when facing these challenges and shared tips and tricks on how to increase consumption of learning content. As often as possible, stop and look at your training content from the viewpoint of your learners in regards to location, language, job role and how the learner will relate to the content provided and their user experience.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

These systems are the upstream core systems that feed user, manager, organization and role data into the LMS. Virtual classrooms, webinars, webcasts and online meetings are all loosely synonymous terms.

10 Unconventional Ways to Get More Value from Your Association’s LMS

WBT Systems

Quarterly live webcasts on a hot industry or career advancement topic with time for a Q&A session about the association. Assign them only the content they need for their particular role and responsibilities. Help them learn how to handle anticipated objections and answer questions with role-playing videos. If your association’s learning management system (LMS) is only used by staff in the education department, you’re not taking full advantage of its potential.

The New-School Virtual Leader

CLO Magazine

Further, the role of the business leader has changed. They are also being used to offer more interactive training sessions through live webcasts, social media interaction, expert Q&As and collaborative online sessions. For example, it is now possible to host training sessions via a live webcast, allowing an unlimited number of individuals to join from pretty much any corner of the globe. Leadership and what it means to be a leader have changed.

Improve Quality of Life With Virtual Learning

CLO Magazine

based managers more directly in achieving company goals, Sodexo’s virtual learning environment is used to communicate progress and define the manager’s role in successfully executing corporate strateg Sodexo learning events span several weeks and usually focus on a theme, such as operational excellence. It offered more than 2,700 webcasts with Q&A sessions, and webcast views totaled 50,168. Designed to involve the organization’s 4,500 U.S.-based

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MediaTec Publishing and INXPO Launch Human Capital Media Television

CLO Magazine

“Plus, its exceptional visibility and connectedness makes it easier for everyone to converse, collaborate and take an active role.". ABOUT INXPO INXPO has changed the way companies communicate to both internal and external audiences by combining the benefits of traditional broadcasting and webcasting media with the power of social media tools, resulting in three product offerings: webcasting, online events and social business TV. CHICAGO, Jan.

Subverting the system

Learning with e's

Foreign press photography and reporting inside the country has been banned, but still the images emerge, courtesy of brave souls with mobile phones and other devices capturing and then webcasting their footage for the world to see.

Why Blended Learning Is Really Just Blended Training


People learn from one another, from job aids, Internet searches, blogs, webcasts, and countless other places. We need to start seeing at our role as one of performance support, connecting workers with the resources they need at the time that they need them.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

The video trend will continue in 2013 as video is embedded into Web courses, attached to learning databases and appears on self-generated YouTube sites, Skype and video-enabled webcasting. Webcasts, for example, are used to discuss ideas and provide access to experts. Alternatives are virtual learning labs for virtual hands-on software training, 3-D virtual worlds for distance role plays and live or online simulations to model the real world.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Association LMSs require tight integration with association management systems (AMSs), B2B and B2C ecommerce, globalization, audience segmentation, mobile responsiveness, usable social learning capabilities, virtual classrooms, webcasting tools, podcast support, and event management features.