Posts Tagged ‘Learning Experience’

Training Culture vs Learning Culture – A Mind Shift

Training Culture vs Learning Culture

There are some common terminology issues in training and staff development departments in many organizations. Some of these terminology issues give birth to larger problems and ways of thinking about training and the goals in organizations. I’m always thinking about the difference between training and learning and the importance it has to how we do our…

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Generation Mobile

Generation Mobile

I’ve been sitting on this idea for a while. First it sat in my idea pad for several months and now I’ve been writing random thoughts down for at least a month. I’m finally doing something about it and writing about generation mobile! What’s more important than millennials, generation x, y, z, lmnop? A generation…

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They’re not learners, they’re people

They're not learners, they're people

They’re not learners, they’re people. I don’t know if this has any value in stating but it’s something that’s been rolling around in my head for a while. I often hear people referred to as learners, or “my learners” when talking about the audience. It seems odd to me to refer to people in a…

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Ten Things That Make Me Cringe

Writing on Nick Leffler's Learning Blog

I was working on another post about learned helplessness in learning that I had previously started but felt this was a bit more timely given the eLearning Challenge. I am postponing my other post until next week (or perhaps later this week) so I can get this off my chest. I may write more on…

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First Thoughts on Learned Helplessness

Explore: You're Not Alone

Since reading Mark Britz post It’s All Training Until It Isn’t and related post Learned (Learning) Helplessness many thoughts have been stirring in my head. Before I lost the ideas these posts and the term “learned helplessness” stirred in my head, I wanted to write down a story I was reminded of. It’s a story of how…

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What Will Learning Look Like In 2024?

Learn Mobile

About a month ago I saw a question from the eLearning Guild asking for people’s input on what learning will look like in 2024. Since that day I’ve been thinking about it and meaning to write down my thoughts. There has since been a discussion on the topic, and several others who wrote down their thoughts.…

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Mobile App Help Overlay – Ultimate Performance Support for Mobile Apps

Home Depot Mobile Help Overlay

Mobile for Performance There’s plenty of discussion on how you can use mobile devices to improve performance. They’re quite powerful. Learning & Development hasn’t discussed much about improving users performance inside a mobile app. Apps within the organization are becoming the norm. If you don’t know of one, ask around, there’s a good chance something…

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Expand Your Skills

As an Instructional Designer, it’s necessary to be able to wear many hats. Along with those many hats comes the need to learn new skills and techniques. I’ve learned it’s necessary to look outside Learning & Development. This post is about some of the skills I’ve looked towards to inspire my work and help me…

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MOOCs Have a Long Way To Go

My second MOOC is nearing completion, I’m in the final week. This is my second experience in a MOOC and I’ve taken different approaches this time around. As with the current MOOC, my first one was also on the Coursera platform, both from the same school (Wharton). Gamification was my first experience and it was…

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Search Is The Center Of Learning

Search is at the center of learning. What’s the first thing you do when you need to learn something new? Are any of these one of your answer? Look through a list of courses offered on your company LMS. Ask a coworker how to do it. Figure it out on your own. These are a…

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