Managing eLearning: Fall Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Flexibility – Having the web as your work space means you can work on eLearning anytime, anywhere, on any device. Collaboration – As work styles have moved more toward teamwork and collaboration, using cloud authoring makes team collaboration on projects easier and more productive. What’s it about: xAPI has fully moved into the eLearning space which means instructional designers need to be ready to adopt this new technology.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Read more and learn why experiential learning matters, and what technologies support it. Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles. eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog. Below are highlights featured in our September 2016 newsletter. We appreciate your interest in TOPYX and look forward to meeting all of your LMS needs. The High Value of Learning Paths.

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Millennials vs. Generation Z in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Millennials also champion work-life balance and flexibility in a job; teamwork and diversity; and using social media to communicate. In the workplace, common traits millennial workers possess are: Technological expertise, including social media. Dislike of authority figures and authoritarian work environments. Strong problem-solving skills through technology. Independent thinkers who also enjoy working collaboratively.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Read more and learn why experiential learning matters, and what technologies support it. Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles. eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog. Below are highlights featured in our September 2016 newsletter. We appreciate your interest in TOPYX and look forward to meeting all of your LMS needs. The High Value of Learning Paths.

Future skilling your public sector workforce

OpenSesame

In a recent OpenSesame webinar , Liza Wisner , an award winning television personality, radio show host and keynote speaker who works in the public sector of the City of Corpus Christi, explored future skilling in an organization, the advancement of technology, and the post COVID world. For example, when the city of Corpus Christi was forced to adapt their working style because of coronavirus, they were prepared due to the advanced technology systems that they already had in place.

A Culture Where Individuals Can Do Their Best Work

Learning Wire

For organizations to thrive, they must create cultures where individuals are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Claire Raines Associates are experts on the generations and help organizations understand and engage the diverse mix of people: people with differing values, people from other cultures, and people with different technological backgrounds. Every week, we hear of people working in rigid organizational cultures that don’t support their natural work styles.

Simple Ways to Design an Office that Attracts Top Talent

Your Training Edge

Productivity, efficiency and subsequent return on investment is the number one factor we work to – it has a huge effect on all aspects of your business. Avoid using over stimulating and distracting colours and textures that bother your employees and keeps them from concentrating on their work. Buy comfortable chairs and work to integrate tech into your workspace to help create a comfortable space that is a pleasure to work in.

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Leadership Trends That Will Dictate 2019

Your Training Edge

Effective leadership doesn’t only mean that you know the strengths and weaknesses of your employees but that you respect their working styles as well. In addition, today’s brand of work culture dictates that companies be more inclusive in their hiring policies. Your employees may feel more comfortable and empowered when you trust them enough to let them work on their own, but at the same time, you should know when to step in using proper intervention methods.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Soft Skills

KnowledgeCity

However, recent conversations about work-related skill sets are starting to acknowledge that soft skills are just as important as hard skills — and can be transferable between jobs. Experts also believe that in an age of increasing technology and job automation, soft skills are a hot commodity. Workstyle: Do they show a natural predisposition for an organized and efficient work style?

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Rapid advances in technology and modern workforce needs are transforming the way, workforce learning & training is delivered and training courses are created. Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook.

The Future of Work: As Gartner Sees It

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I stumbled on this bit of research on the Gartner site; while it dates back to August there’s some interesting speculation about the Future of Work. People will swarm more often and work solo less. They’ll work with others with whom they have few links, and teams will include people outside the control of the organization,”. “In Gartner points out that the world of work will probably witness ten major changes in the next ten years. Work swarms.

How To Build A Powerful Onboarding Program With Extended Reality

Roundtable Learning

You can leave a lasting first impression on your new hires by integrating XR technology like AR, Full VR, or 360° VR into your onboarding program. Benefits of Using Technology for Onboarding. Read More: AR vs. VR Training: How to Choose the Best Technology.

Why effective training simulations matter more than ever

Limestone Learning

With the whole world scrambling to figure out how to carry on with business in the face of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and its related illness, COVID-19, many organizations are dipping their toes for the first time into virtual work. For organizations working traditionally with face-to-face meetings and training, COVID-19 has been a rude awakening. But it’s a safe assumption that some organizations will recognize the upside to virtual work and continue to incorporate it.

Distance Learning Tips for The Remote Worker

Mindflash

It is estimated that 63 million Americans will work remotely in 2016, which is more than a third of the total workforce. As workplace flexibility becomes more important and technological capacities increase, companies are hiring more telecommuters and allowing more current employees the option to work from home. This new work structure brings with it new challenges for training personnel.

VILT Software: A Perfect Match for Today’s Instructors

ReadyTech

Studies have found that roughly half of associations that use technology for learning purposes have been able to increase their revenue from educational offerings. With VILT, there is no inconvenience from travel, such as missing important family events, missing actual work, managing lost productivity from traveling to training locations, and dealing with the stress of being away from home. And here’s why: VILT software enables instructors to work from anywhere.

The Pros and Cons of Having your Employees Continue to Work from Home

KnowledgeCity

Introduction Remote Work is Trending Pros of Working from Home Cons of Working from Home How to Overcome the Cons of Working from Home Tips for Success Next Steps. But work doesn’t have to feel messy. Many of us have started to adapt to a new work style.

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. A lot of these changes were brought about by the evolution of technology, but there’s also been a substantial change in the nature of jobs and, more recently, the changing nature of work itself. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

Split-tasking vs. Multitasking – The New Way to Get Things Done

KnowledgeCity

No doubt you feel you have had to become one as the workplace has changed, technology requires more attention, and your boss wants you to do 100 things at once. How does that work out for you? While technology uses the term split-tasking to indicate breaking a larger task down into smaller tasks, it also describes how Generation Z, particularly, can split their time and attention between several tasks at one time. Do you consider yourself a multitasker?

How top HR organizations create engaging learning in VR

STRIVR

The majority of today’s workforce was raised on digital technology. In an evolving workplace, many companies have employees that span up to five generations, with a wide range of work styles and expectations for learning. Some of the largest companies in the world, including Verizon, JetBlue and Walmart, have transformed HR practices through the use of innovative new technology like Virtual Reality (VR). Soft skills are more important at work than ever.

5 Tips For Amazing, Age-Diverse, Online Training

TalentLMS

This generation is typically unsure about new technology. They are more focused on teamwork, and their objective at work is to succeed – which is often a relative term. Compared to the other generations, they are more willing to accept technology. They are the most technologically-savvy generation and tend to enjoy open communication. Their work style is fluid and so is the way they learn. Technology is great when offering training.

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. A lot of these changes were brought about by the evolution of technology, but there’s also been a substantial change in the nature of jobs and, more recently, the changing nature of work itself. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

Employee Engagement ROI: Taking a Long-Term Perspective

Everwise

Not technology. workers are not engaged at work. Instead of focusing on the engagement scores sitting in front of them, they are taking a broader, deeper look at redesigning the employee experience to create a place where people want to come work each day. LinkedIn hosts internal and external “HR hackathons,” where employees can help break down and rebuild the HR function to be more effective and reflect the work that they really do (and need to do).

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How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

Mobile learning or mLearning involves the use of mobile technology to enable learning anytime and anywhere on mobile devices at the learners’ own pace. Maturing of tools and technology. Today, there is no dearth of authoring tools, platforms, Learning Management System, and other technology to support mobile learning (supporting both adaptive and responsive designs). Working styles and preferences in organizations are undergoing a sea change.

DAN PONTEFRACT – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. He further championed the use and deployment of collaborative technologies to complement both the learning and leadership frameworks.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. He further championed the use and deployment of collaborative technologies to complement both the learning and leadership frameworks.

The Switch

Melon Learning

Successfully hurdling through various working styles and viewpoints was key. I see how technology nowadays empowers training and development professionals to overcome seemingly impossible tasks and find alternative and innovative solutions that help their internal clients achieve great results in a quick and efficient way.

How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. Strong trend of employers seeing flexible time as a direct influence on high productivity and work satisfaction and movement towards integrating these into their work style.

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More flexible learning strategies needed for young workers

Aptara

There is a need to get employees of all generations on the same page moving forward, and technology could play a large role in the required evolution. Technology today supports mobility, so companies refusing to deliver this type of access appear behind the times.". Teaching millennial employees may call for technologically-enhanced and media-rich solutions. There may be some concern that getting younger in learning style might serve to alienate the rest of the workforce.

Employee learning and development: A new world

Aptara

This has been brought on by a number of factors, and preeminent among them is the march of technology. The source found that both the users who will be taking the courses and the leaders administering them are interested in selecting tech that actually fits the contemporary work style rather than forging ahead with less than optimal solutions. Increased functionality could help organizations develop processes that are interactive and work on a vast number of common devices.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

Today’s technology platforms make this possible without encumbering managers or learning teams by equipping employees with the visibility and accessibility they need to create an individualized path for growth. Or, recommend relevant and personalized content throughout an employee’s day to support development that suits each individual’s work style and preferences. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

Digital learning spreading to new devices

Aptara

However, the march of technology in general has made this inevitable. Powerful devices are everywhere in the market today, and learners are becoming more attuned to a digital work style. One of the more notable tech-based changes to eLearning solutions may come from the increasing presence of sensors in technology products of all kinds. Information Technology. Digital learning spreading to new devices. There are changes underway in the consumption of eLearning.

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices

mLevel

How the space informs company culture: Our space was designed to help us celebrate our industry, promote gratifying relationships with colleagues, and simply provide for a highly supportive and rewarding work environment. We’ve mixed obvious physical features that refer back to live event venues along with a layout that promotes interaction and provides for distinct work spaces for collaboration and entertainment, loaded with monitors, couches and white board walls.

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How to Help Managers Avoid Burnout and Stay Productive

Everwise

Managers lead teams and product development, project deadlines and communicate between departments, all while working to “meet the bottom line.” And in an age where technology has made the line between home and work life imperceptible, it’s difficult to disconnect and decompress. People can work really hard, but still be engaged and not feel the pangs of burnout according to Christina Maslach, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley. Find meaning at work.

Generations at War

CLO Magazine

While it is helpful for leaders to identify their own work style and values, they should also understand the priorities of those they manage, and understand that younger workers show respect for core values as much as any other generation. Walter Thompson conducted a study on millennials and found them to be a generation brimming with adult-like respect for American institutions, family values and work ethics, despite a few quirks.

Cross-Generational Mentorship: Why Age Should Be No Object

Everwise

You just started work at a fast-paced, growing company. With Americans staying in the workforce longer, chances are you work with as many as five generations. The rise of technology and the need for all workers to constantly learn new skills and keep up is one of the best arguments for cultivating multi-generational mentorship. No longer do people need to work for many years to gain the skills to contribute in a meaningful way.

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Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

I attended DAU’s Learning Road Map for the Future where Christopher Hardy, director of the Global Learning and Technology Center of Defense Acquisition University, detailed how DAU provides learning and job support assets needed to fill the gaps supporting learning on the job for over 125,000 employees. to be competitive with other countries, we have to bring our whole selves to work and embrace our differences.

From Corporate Training in a Company to Independent Course Creator with Kurt Von Ahnen from Mañana No Mas

LifterLMS

crashed, Kurt was working as a service writer and sought a way to reinvent himself in this industry, so he wrote a book on his experience as a service writer. After Ducati read that, he was in touch with them and picked up a job working for them as well as Suzuki. How did that work?

Leveling Up Your Relationship with WordPress with Terri Tutich

LifterLMS

Sadly, a lot of course creators fail when they get too in the weeds with their technology. Sticking with basic tools, and tools you know how to work with, may be the best strategy when initially getting off the ground. You can also work with someone on the technical aspects to build out your website or to teach you the basics of building it. She also offers more premium services, such as setting up an entire site or teaching people how to work with their WordPress websites.

8 Crucial Points To Consider When Outsourcing E-Learning ProjectsTo India

CommLab India

Remember e-learning development is work that involves a high level of skills and needs an understanding of e-learning tools, learning objectives, training needs, and business goals of the organization and, learning preferences of the learners. Though these issues can be deterrents in making a decision, you can always find ways to work around them and take advantage of the expertise and cost efficiency Indian vendors bring to the table on e-learning projects.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Advances in technology have hastened globalization. Effective global leadership takes strong leadership skills to the next level, said Goujon, who has worked with and managed teams in different parts of the world for much of his life. For example, Genesis Park, a leadership development program for high-performing senior managers and directors, brings together groups from different parts of the world for working sessions.