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.

Grappling with Groups

Clark Quinn

However, in designing learning, working in groups has some real negative perceptions and realities. As my kids complained, on group projects some team members will reliably slack, letting the most driven student do the work. Is the work being tracked in any way?

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Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

Employees typically dedicate a small percentage of time to development, which is not exactly the fast-track to becoming a competent leader. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

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.

Are You Taking Time for a Second Look?

CLO Magazine

Both of the candidates for the recent presidential election had marred track records, and voters had to give one a second chance. CLOs can’t look at people, work styles, educational backgrounds or results in a singular way.

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The Switch

Melon Learning

Successfully hurdling through various working styles and viewpoints was key. The lack of an LMS which would track and report the results we solved by booking an hour and a half more at the computer lab.

How We Manage Our Remote Team (And 8 Tips for You)

Continu

Management is difficult, no matter what field you work in. And that takes a lot of work. Different personalities, work styles, motivations, and backgrounds mean people work differently. And as a manager, it’s your job to get them to work together. Remote work adds a few complications: Communication. This is especially true if you’re working on tight deadlines. It’s harder to see this when you’re working with a distributed team.

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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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Digital learning spreading to new devices

Aptara

Powerful devices are everywhere in the market today, and learners are becoming more attuned to a digital work style. For example, a badge from Sociometric Solutions is embedded with sensors to track a person's interactions and speech dynamics.

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

Praxair was a healthy organization with an almost 100-year track record, but Reilley saw potential for greater growth. The remainder of the program is devoted to understanding one’s work style and the advantages and complications that come when leading people.

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Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. Researcher Wayne Cascio of the University of Colorado Denver, for example, won a 2010 Losey Award for his work indicating that unforeseen fallout from downsizing frequently produces negative financial returns. Those working in a capacity exhibiting their natural talents often describe loving what they do.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. Gen Y is entering the workforce at one end, bringing with it new expectations about communication, collaboration, work styles, and career development. The challenges, in Cornerstone's view, revolve around engagement and tracking.