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In my previous post I showed that an analysis of how Knowledge Workers like to learn at work suggests that L&D departments should consider working more closely with people managers to support the continuous learning and performance improvement of their people – both in teams and individually.
Following my earlier post: ABC: 10 reasons not to create a course – and 10 other options , I have had a huge amount of interest in finding out more about the different ABC (Anything But Courses) options I mentioned. So in this post I am going to talk about a simple – and low-cost – training model that I recommend whenever there is a requirement for workers to demonstrate they have “learned” (that is read and understood) some content, and can apply it in the workplace.
My colleague, Clark Quinn, recently wrote a blog post, Yes, you do have to change , in which he explained how he felt that “ the elearning industry, and the broader learning industry, is severely underperforming the potential”.
One of the more common questions that I get from new eLearning developers is how much time it will take to produce published content.
Assessing the ROI of training by Clive Shepherd If people really are your greatest asset, isn't it time to look at your training programmes as investments in your organisation's human capital and not just as an expense?
What type of email subject gets your attention? This week I deleted 1226 messages from my email inbox. Viewing their subject lines, I was reminded of what typically makes me read a message: specificity--something specific in the subject.
Self-Directed Learning is not new. Studied in terms of adult education and vocation for years, self-directed learning is increasing in popularity for a variety of reasons, including growing dissatisfaction with public schooling, and the rich formal and informal learning materials available online.
Last month I wrote a post that included a presentation on enterprise social dimensions .
Yesterday’s live Twitter chat #chat2lrn was about New skills for changing times. Here is the preliminary information about the chat , which briefly summarised some of the challenges learning professionals faced, then added “If Learning Professionals are to rise to these challenges, one of the key issues is the skills required to meet the needs of an ever more complex environment.
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October 15, 2012 | Author: PM Hut | Filed under: Leadership The Roadmap to Effective Leadership By Timothy F Bednarz
by Tess Robinson (Director, L
“I don’t know that I’ve changed my institution (yet), but I’ve influenced ideas around new ways of working. And while I’m not asked for evidence that I am effective, whenever I get a solution or innovative idea via one of my social channels, I take a screenshot or write a quick note and send it on to management anyway.” A good deal of my time is spent providing workshops and conference presentations on social learning and the use of social media to support and extend social learning in the workplace.