training > performance > social

Harold Jarche

This post looks at resources related to my training-performance-social workshop. Training. “In the training and development field, our five biggest failures are as follows: 1. We don’t provide training follow-through. Thank Goodness It’s Monday!

the uncertain future of training

Harold Jarche

Training courses are artifacts of a time when resources were scarce and connections were few. The roots of training are to get a lot of people to do the same thing competently. The Roman army trained soldiers for battle and many other duties, like building roads.

the missing half of training

Harold Jarche

The training industry is based on models that were developed for the military. The Systems Approach to Training includes the ADDIE [analysis, design, development, implementation, evaluation] model, with variations used throughout industry. Gagne’s early work was in military training.

enough training

Harold Jarche

She claimed she was not adequately trained. You might have a personal perception, that you would need additional training, but the minimum standards for your position are determined by the railways.”. Would more and better training have helped this conductor? Safer trains.

Social Training?

Clark Quinn

Sparked by the sight of a post about ‘social training’, I jokingly asked my ITA colleagues whether they could train me to be social. So, joking aside, it’s not about social training (though learning can be social), but instead about creating a learning organization that brings out the best outcomes from and for the employees.

Talent Development Isn’t Just About Training

Dan Pontefract

The ASTD — American Society for Training and Development — recently announced it was changing its name from ASTD to ATD , or Association for Talent Development. ATD got its start in 1943 as the American Society of Training Directors.

From training delivery to continuous learning

Jane Hart

Companies clearly have a responsibility to provide training and opportunities for their people, and many L&D departments have already made efforts in modernising their training efforts to make them more relevant for today’s workforce. Others have gone further and are now providing a wider range of learning opportunities and resources for on demand use. But … Social learning

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

It’s time to help the C-Suite – aside from Peter Aceto and other learning savvy and employee engagement focused C-Suite leaders – to appreciate and understand that organizations don’t do training anymore. But the C-Suite still thinks that learning is training, right?

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008. Data provided by the US membership organisation Training Industry suggests annual growth around 6% per year since 2009. And it’s not only efficiencies in the training process itself that we need to look for.

It’s AFTER training, when the real learning happens

Jane Hart

Training events – whether face-to-face or online are primarily focused on knowledge transfer or skill development. Learning is usually measured in terms of the % of people who have completed the training or passed the tests.

Learning in the Modern Workplace is more than training or e-learning

Jane Hart

It’s because Traditionalists see LEARNING as something to be designed, delivered and managed – in the form of some classroom training or e-learning – and LEARNERS as […]. I think I have now pinned down the main reason why some people could not understand the points I was making in my post, The L&D world is splitting in two.

Modernising training content (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Following my posts about Modern Workplace Learning, this is the first of a series of online workshops which will help you make it a reality.

Traditional training structures are changing

Harold Jarche

Citrix GoToTraining has just released a paper I was commissioned to write, called What’s working and what’s not in online training. What training and development professionals can expect in the next year is already here, but not yet visible to everyone.

The training world is changing

Harold Jarche

From the Citrix GoTo Blog : Open online courses, talent management, social collaboration: The training world is changing. Traditional training structures, based on institutions, programs, courses and classes, are under pressure.

Moving from a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

Jane Hart

In fact I’m seeing this approach becoming a growing trend in a number organisations that recognise that in the modern workplace it’s no longer just about training people, but building a true learning culture that promotes and supports all […].

Training departments will shrink

Harold Jarche

Tweet The Epic social learning debate for Summer 2011 states: “This house believes that as social learning grows, so the requirement for traditional training departments shrinks.&#. It was noted by officers that the present course was not training armor crewmen to a level of proficiency.

Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – Working with Complex Problems

Dave Snowden

If you would prefer an in-house confidential training, contact us. The post Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – Working with Complex Problems appeared first on Cognitive Edge. Cynefin Managing Complex Systems Narrative Training

It’s not about adding technology to training, but about changing training

Jane Hart

She said … “The thing that is going to change the game is – the learners … They are changing the concept of training, […]. Which technology will be the gamechanger? This is a question I am often asked, and when I read Jane Bozarth’s post on Changing the Game, her answer hit the nail on the head. Social learning

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Beth Kanter

Designing and facilitating training (not matter the topic) is one of my passions and why I blog about it on a regular basis. I also love sharing techniques and tips with other trainers and often do “train the trainers” sessions as part of my practice. Training Design

Trainer’s Notebook: A Great Training Starts with A Great Icebreaker

Beth Kanter

During the summer, I’ve been designing workshops based on The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and Emerging Leaders Playbook. A great training always start with a great opening or icebreaker. Sometimes, you can design the icebreaker to connect with the content of the training.

Does ‘brain training’ work?

Mind Hacks

You’ve probably heard of “brain training exercises” – puzzles, tasks and drills which claim to keep you mentally agile. The idea of brain training has widespread currency, but is that due to science, or empty marketing?

When it’s just so obvious no training is needed, it hurts to watch.

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine by Charles Jennings … Training is a certain and unquestioned component of every business strategy and plan, particularly when faced with the rollout of new systems and processes. Training is required, … Social learning

The Non-Training Approach to Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

The Training Department (aka the L&D dept) has traditionally focused on designing, developing, delivering and managing instruction – in the form of courses, workshops, e-learning and other training events.

6 Fun Icebreakers for Nonprofit Training Sessions

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: Having good openers (and closers) are essential to the success of your training workshop. Training Design I always incorporate an icebreaker, a short exercise that lets people introduce themselves and tap into existing knowledge.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Training is not the same as learning 6. Corporate Training Is Broken 7. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Managers feel training has scant impact 8. Training is out of sync with the times 11.

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Drip-feed training (an online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs 3 – 21 August 2015 When it comes to online learning, you don’t necessarily have to provide a course in one package. You could chunk it up and deliver it over an extended period of time (weeks or even months) on a daily or weekly basis.

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MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms – the last gasp of old corporate training?

Jane Hart

It’s a hardhitting headline – and one that I copied from a recent post I found on THE Journal – Personalized Learning, Flipped Classrooms, Video Watching: Last Gasps of the Old Education, In that article, the authors argue that “personalized instruction, flipped classrooms, video watching, etc.,

Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Beth Kanter

Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond. Leadership Networked Nonprofit Networks Organizational Culture Training DesignNote from Beth: Last month, I facilitated a workshop for the Knight Digital Media Learning Seminar in Miami on “Leading on Social Media.”

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

It is clear that many people find traditional classroom training approaches out of date and frustrating. This workshop looks at how to modernise classroom training through the integration of technology. Creating flexible training materials for the classroom (week 2).

Who Needs Training, Again?

Charles Jennings

Spending money, time and effort providing face-to-face training or eLearning courses for workers in an attempt to equip them to use new processes and systems as they’re rolled out across our organisations is one of these cases. At some point in time I am sure we’ve all found ourselves with an answer staring us in the face, but we just haven’t managed to see it yet.

Workplace Performance Services: more than just Training

Jane Hart

Diversity and Diversity Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Clark takes this one step further, addressing diversity training. He writes, "Major studies from Dobbin, Kalev and Kochan show that diversity training does not increase productivity and may, in fact, produce a backlash. Clark seems to suggest that this 'ideology' in favour of diversity is what supports the phenomenon of diversity training, despite evidence speaking against it. " The same could be said (and, indeed, has been said) about training in general.

Ongoing Digital Citizenry Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This will make subsequent ongoing training easier throughout the learner’s life. ICTs have opened up a wide range of training possibilities which are nonetheless not entirely new. Today, technology allows us to apply constructive approaches which learning centres have been trying to introduce in training institutions for decades. Responses to comments on my recent online talk , in preparation for my keynote in Caracas in a couple weeks. Commenter voices are in italics.

“you simply can’t train people to be social!”

Harold Jarche

My Internet Time Alliance colleague, Jane Hart , notes, ” … as for the new social and collaboration skills that workers require, well you simply can’t train people to be social! These individual activities are not a single skill-set that can be trained in a classroom.

8 Reasons Why Bad Trainings Happen to Good Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Last January, I put together a train the trainers session for nonprofit trainers. Over on the SalsaLabs blog, they are doing a series on designing nonprofit tech training and I discovered this excellent rewrite of my post. Training Design

Modernising training – a first step towards Modern Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

My 10-year survey of learning tools shows how many individuals are now using the Web to take charge of their own self-improvement – from addressing their performance problems to organising and managing their own professional development. Whilst many organisations are not yet ready for their L&D teams to move away from … Social learning

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. So how do you find the right social platform to enhance your corporate training program?

Active Training: To Get Nonprofit Audiences Engaged, Keep Them Moving

Beth Kanter

Keeping nonprofit audiences engaged during training can improve your outcomes. Movement can also incorporate what you’re training on. I was in India this past summer to facilitate an intensive four-day training for Packard Foundation grantees working on family-planning issues.

How Khan Academy Nike Training Club and SparkPeople Motivate Users Behavior

Tony Karrer

I'm reviewing: Khan Academy , Nike Training Club and SparkPeople. Nike Training Club This happens to be a program that my wife and daughter love. Still the Nike Training Club is somewhat isolated.

Learners are learning differently; are you changing the way you train and support them?

Jane Hart

The Pew Research Internet Project reported on 8 December 2014 “A large majority (87%) of American adult internet users say the internet has improved their ability to learn new things.