A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018

Jane Hart

Based on the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017 list, here is the Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit 2018. Social learning

Maximize Your Learning Platform’s Potential With These Integrations

Docebo

Let’s get something clear – great cloud-based software doesn’t operate in a silo – and your learning platform ( LMS + Social Learning ) is no exception. Learning Impact.

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The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

My new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit. The Modern Professional Learner learns for, at and through work in many different ways – not just in formal training or e-learning, but through everyday work experiences as well as on the Web. ” See the diagram full size in my article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit.

Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. What is Learning and Development?

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Build An Air-tight Business Case For A Learning Platform

Docebo

As a learning and development (L&D) professional, the benefits of a Learning Platform or a Learning Management System (LMS) are obvious to you. To carry out your tasks efficiently and align learning to wider business objectives, you understand how learning technology increases productivity and makes your learners’ experience with your L&D programs better. This means it takes time to build a learning platform business case for the enterprise.

A Blueprint for supporting Modern Professional Learning: Part 2 Overview

Jane Hart

At the heart of this model is a self-reliant, modern employee who addresses their own learning and performance problems, organizes and manages their own professional goals, continuously learns and keeps up to date, builds their own (personally-selected) learning toolkit and maintains their own digital portfolio. The manager’s role is to enable and support his/her people (individually … Social learning

Social Media, Social Learning, & Curation: Resources Shared at #eACH2015

David Kelly

I had the pleasure of leading a workshop as part of the 2015 eACH Conference exploring Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation for Learning Professionals. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about social media and social learning. Specifically Mentioned Social Media Resources. The Princeton University Learning Philosophy. The Learning 2.0 Cammy Bean’s Learning Visions.

Toolkit: Thinkzoom—Authoring that Leverages Video, Social by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

The tool supports social learning and collaboration. Design & Development Tools Learning Media Social Media Training StrategiesThinkzoom is a web-based authoring tool that lets you build courses around your documents, videos, and video screen captures.

Virtually There: Defining the Modern Learner Experience

InSync Training

Can you define mobile learning ? Is “mobile learning” a learning technology, a design technique, or something else completely? The fact is, the definition of mobile learning is “on the move.” (See And that is representative of all of the aspects of the modern learning landscape. The last decade has introduced myriad new technologies and methodologies to our toolkits. But this evolution in learning has been messy.

THE CHANGING FACE OF CORPORATE L&D

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Learning & Development needs a makeover…It’s time for a change.” – Clark Quinn THE JOURNEY: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is a significant factor that powers up workplaces around the world today. This great realisation also seems to have dawned on the Learning and Development (L&D) function, which has been doing its best to address these performance issues through ‘trainings’ all these years.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Learning & Development needs a makeover…It’s time for a change.” – Clark Quinn. THE JOURNEY: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is a significant factor that powers up workplaces around the world today. This great realisation also seems to have dawned on the Learning and Development (L&D) function, which has been doing its best to address these performance issues through ‘trainings’ all these years.

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. “ This is a quote from a recent article in Lifehacker, Three ways to learn something new. Sharing knowledge (and experiences) – within a trusted network of colleagues (aka a PLN (Personal Learning Network) or PKN (Personal Knowledge Network). Social learning

Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?

Jane Hart

So what is “new fashioned” learning? Well let’s start by thinking about what “old fashioned” learning is? Old-fashioned” learning is being taught or trained – that is having all you need to know neatly packaged up in a course or programme or workshop or e-learning course. Old-fashioned learning is what we’ve been refining over the last couple of decades as new advances in technology have emerged. This is the essence of “new fashioned” learning.

10 resources I enjoyed in February 2013

Jane Hart

” Self-organized learning. Sugata Mitra, famous for the “hole-in-the-wall” computers he put in to the slums of India and for showing how children can teach themselves, won the $1 million dollar TED prize a few days, and promised to use the money to “build a school in the cloud” This post at the TED site talks about his SOLE (Self-Organised Learning Environment) Challenge , (27 February 2013). More about supporting learning. Connected learning.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services.

The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

Learnnovators

Though we had been following some of these discussions with much interest, and also trying out integrating the internal development process at Learnnovator s in a loosely structured way around this approach, a recent article by Clark Quinn prompted us to embark on a quest to find answers to the following questions: Is design thinking a new subject, at least in learning design? Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process?

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Apply Design Thinking to Story-based eLearning - Tip #180

Vignettes Learning

The Design Thinking Process Design Thinking, developed by IDEO founder David Kelley , is “a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer's toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.” The main challenge in story-based learning is how to deliver lessons in the most memorable way. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. Have you ever had an MRI or CT scan?

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Learning Ecosystem, Learning Ecology, and Learnscape mean the same thing as Workscape. I don’t use the word learn with executives, who inevitably think back to the awfulness of school and close their ears. In the same vein, I talk about Working Smarter instead of informal learning, social learning, and so forth. Some people denigrate informal learning but nobody’s against Working Smarter. However, compliance is not learning. Action learning.

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5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. For the mobile learning space – it is a necessity. Expect a few commercial vendors to jump into the augmented reality space for e-learning.

Untidy, Disorganized, Unexpected Learning Works! - Tip #112

Vignettes Learning

Impacts of Task Analysis and Needs Analysis in Micro-Learning What is Task Analysis? Task Analysis evolved as part of training and learning science because of the need to identify the activities that learners needed to be trained on. The following are anecdotes that we often hear and observe: “Learners must learn the step by step process.” Consider These Reflections “Learners must learn the step by step process.”—The Learners are doing and learning at the same time.

10 Useful Things I Learned This Year

OpenSesame

To celebrate the approaching year-end, I compiled a list of ten useful things I''ve learned and added to my toolkit in 2010. . There''s a technical term for that midmorning coffee break or lunch outing with colleagues: "Developing my Social Learning Network". How easy it is to make useful videos with a webcam, Screenr , iMovie and a quiet room. Closed networks & organizational silos = closed minds.

Sorry, Games and Gamification are Not Magic

Kapp Notes

It seems that if I am not confronted with a person who is convinced that learning games and gamification are evil re-incarnated and will corrupt the minds of all learners and destroy Western Civilization as we know it, I am thus besieged by a person who believes that learning games and gamification are a magic elixir that will wonderfully transform any and all boring, meaningless training into an “edge-of-your-seat-unforgettable learning experience.”.

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Myth #6: learning and development should try to achieve a ratio of 70:20:10

Docebo

Learning and development – Should you strive for a “perfect” ratio of 70:20:10? Should Learning and Development professionals strive for a firm 70:20:10 ratio , or are the numbers more flexible? Each performance problem to be solved will have its own optimum blend of experiential (‘70’), social (‘20’) and structured (‘10’) learning. How 70:20:10 boosts formal training initiatives while supporting social and informal learning.

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TOP 360Learning Alternatives

PSB

360Learning Alternatives empowers learning and development teams to drive growth and culture through collaborative learning. 360Learning platform enables high-growth organizations to unlock learning by combining collaborative tools depending on collective expertise. Although 360Learning is one of the best software that provides end-to-end learning solutions with top-notch features. Here’s the list of top 360Learning alternatives that deliver seamless learning.

eLearning videos: The ultimate guide for successful video-based learning

TalentLMS

The go-to resource for learning (in and outside of work). Did you know that there are more learning-related videos on YouTube than books in the Library of Congress? 86% of US viewers say their main reason for watching YouTube is to learn a new skill ).

Top 6 Docebo Alternatives and Docebo Competitors in 2020!

Paradiso

Docebo is a leading e-learning solution for providing training management. Docebo is one of the top-rated SaaS eLearning solutions and features a comprehensive toolkit for companies looking to achieve ease and efficiency in their training management programs. .

LXPs Are Here to Stay — and They’re Driving Business Strategy

Degreed

At Degreed, we believe one thing was crystal clear when industry analysts evaluated the 10 most significant learning solutions for the recent The Forrester Wave : Learning Management Systems and Experience Platforms, Q4 2021 report. 5 Ways LXPs Have Influenced the Learning Tech Market.

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

PDG

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. Q: How are learning teams responding to the changes in life science product launches? Ann Stott: What we have started to see from our clients are requests for Launch Toolkits. A launch toolkit puts a step by step process in place for product launches.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning?

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6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals. Central to this cultural shift is the understanding that learning happens by learners, not to them. That’s where learning ecosystems come in.

How to create great digital learning that works

Leo Learning

It’s very easy to get distracted by the latest trends and buzzwords in the digital learning world. But that can be pretty risky if your goal is to create effective, engaging learning. How can you cut through the hype to understand what you really need to create digital learning that works? Digital learning is an exciting, innovative place to be. Reducing learning time and improving outcomes. Social learning – what does it take to really connect learners?

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. But the reality was more than that as I explored in posts like Business of Learning and Models for Learning Questions.

Instructional design: What is the four-door eLearning model?

TalentLMS

Created by Dr. Sivasailam Thiagarajan (Thiagi), the four-door design model is an instructional design approach that puts learners in control of their own… learning (obviously). Each one, mimicking four different components of the learning environment. In this room, learning gets social.

Workplace Learning 2025 – Lighting the fire of learning

Learning Pool

Six Part Series: Workplace Learning 2025. Part 6: Promoting and nurturing workplace learning is a win-win for employers and employees. Armed with fully personalised, relevant, real-time learning, human beings should continue to outperform machines. Blog Learn & Connect

How to Gain Executive Buy-In for Your Learning Technology Project

OpenSesame

For L&D professionals, this type of pain is often felt when stuck using an outdated learning management system (LMS). Then, you can connect the dots for them and position your request for learning technology to address their specific concerns.

Why microlearning is not just about mini training videos

Ed App

There is an incongruity between ever-increasing demands on an ‘anytime, anywhere’ workforce, and the drive to promote continuous learning. The rationale is not engagement for engagement’s sake, but engagement for learning. Microlearning Mobile Learning video

2018 Top 10 Learning Tools

Mike Taylor

My 2018 Top 10 Learning Tools. The kids are back in school, trees are starting to change color, and it is time for Jane Hart’s Annual Learning Tools survey. Organize everything into folders, flag items to read later, tag them for easy retrieval and share the best on social media or use them for whatever you’re working on. I’ve even setup a WordPress site to run an online social learning course, Learn Camp , which has attracted participants from around the world.

Using LearnDash for Schools

LearnDash

Some features or add-ons may not be mentioned that you might want to use for your classroom learning management system. LearnDash Toolkit. Social Learner WordPress LMS Theme – Perfect theme for schools that want a robust, social learning experience. Over the years we have seen LearnDash used in a variety of industries in many different context.

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