One with Now — Awareness + Surrender = Inner Peace Creating smart, sustainable learning content in today s workplace If you have learning content issues, you’re not alone. But the work can seem insurmountable, especially for those with the largest content libraries or with lean learning organizations. Where do you start? How do you approach it to get the best results? How to create content today that’s ready for tomorrow Think smaller, shorter, and reusable. Your authors probably have less time to contribute and your learners have less time to learn — but no less need to learn. Create a hit list of topics. What types of learning content do your employees and customers need? Make it easy for everyone in your learning ecosystem. Make it easy for content contributors to create content and for your learners to learn, wherever they are. How to assess your long-term content strategy needs Treat learning content as a reusable business asset. Content that you create needs to be flexible, searchable, social, and mobile. Determine your content mix. Track usage and results, adjust where necessary.
Mind Tools: Management Training and Leadership Training My Super-Charged Life | Good Habits for a Great Life! The failures of over-relying on the lms for learning organizations LMSs don’t get a lot of love from learning professionals. In fact, in a recent survey, learning professionals rated their favorite LMS at a negative 33 percent Net Promoter Score. We probably don’t have to tell you this, but that’s not a good score. An LMS can actually be a great solution and should probably be a part of learning in many organizations. Organizations and LMS providers are both to blame. Part of the error also has to fall into industry groupthink about the centrality of the LMS — even as everyone preaches the 70-20-10 doctrine (70 percent of learning is informal, 20 percent is experiential or on-the-job, and 10 percent is formal online or classroom-based courses). We know this sounds harsh, but organizations and LMS providers have both pushed LMS technology into areas it was never intended to cover. Most organizations jam an LMS into their learning programs like a square peg into a round hole.
Practical Happiness & Awesomeness Advice That Works | The Positivity Blog Introduction Learning has changed significantly, even within the last five to 10 years. Learning organizations are more technologically equipped, but they’re asked to do more with less staff. Adding to the pressures of having to do more with less, businesses are demanding more responsive, more agile, and better-performing learning organizations overall. Although organizations expect greatness from their learning programs, most just aren’t there yet. Some aren’t there by a long shot. While the list of explanations and excuses is long, there have been mismanaged priorities driven by both the business and the learning organization that have led to these expectations being missed. That 60 percent divide between prioritization and the reality of today’s learning programs isn’t going away anytime soon. Some of those mismanaged priorities come down to heavy investment in learning management systems (LMS). Learning content is the heart of your learning organization.
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