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Conditions for Learning

If you want learning to work for you, you must create the conditions in which exploration can take place and discoveries can be made. It’s very clear what these are. Without them, all your efforts to learn and grown will be in vain.

Top 10 e-Learning Statistics for 2014 You Need To Know

The rise in e-Learning’s popularity isn’t showing any signs of slowing. In fact, judging by the following Top 10 eLearning statistics for 2014 article and infographic, the future of the e-Learning Industry is brighter than ever.

Business Learning Center – Best Skills

The most successful entrepreneurs never stop learning new ways to be successful. Check out our tips and guides on goal setting, leadership, time management, and more. It’s time to take your business skills to the next level.

Strategic Public Sector Learning and Development

From fighting terrorism abroad to managing the economic recovery here at home, the U.S. government has taken on more new roles and responsibilities in recent years than ever before in its history. Thats translating into expanded missions and increased job responsibilities in many federal agencies an…

Service-Learning Through Colleges and Universities, Part II

Service-learning has the potential to dramatically change the quality of our communities by harnessing the power of students, faculty, and community leaders in a broad range of community service projects. Service-learning is different from other service programs because it …

Service-Learning Through Colleges and Universities, Part I

The weak economy will continue to cause great fiscal distress among state and local governments around the nation. According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, at least 48 states have addressed or are facing shortfalls in their budgets for the new fiscal year totaling $194 billion or 28 …

Scenario-Based Learning Improves Trooper Performance

In 1999, the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to amend its patrol, accountability, and training practices throughout the entire organization as an alternative to impending litigation. NJSP, in agreeing to develop evidence-based tr…

Learning Smarter at NSA

Bringing a cognitive scientist on board helped the National Cryptologic School craft mission training that was both efficient and effective in the long term.

Integrated Learning in New York State Government

From the moment students start elementary school all the way through college, they are taught concepts mainly through verbal instruction that teachers expect will later be applied in the real world. However, in school, teachers gauge levels of learning and understanding by conducting tests. By the t…

Battlefield Learning

Jon Wolper reviews My Battlefield, Your Office: Leadership Lessons from the Front Lines by Justin Constantine, a U.S. Marine Corp veteran shot by a sniper in Iraq.

Word Wiz: Prescriptive Learning

Prescriptive learning is defined as training that is designated to a learner based on his or her manager, job role, or assessment scores.

Where Innovative Learning Is the Norm

Learning is understandably a high priority for this leading company in the knowledge-based services industry. You could consider it the key to growth, retention, and prosperity.

When Marketing Merges With Learning, Customers Profit

It rings true in every industry and every company. People are overwhelmed by information but starved for time. Boston-based State Street Global Advisors envisioned a learning model where its customers could easily access the exact information they need, when they need it, and in the format they prefer. The co…

What Is Your Social Learning Strategy?

” By bringing together people who share interests, no matter their location or time zone, social media has the potential to transform the workplace into an environment where learning is as natural as it is powerful.”– Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner, The New Social Learning For several years now, social media tools have been shaping the wa…

What Affects Earning Potential in Learning and Performance?

First the Good News: Workplace learning and performance professionals are well-educated and well-compensated, with most earning more than the United States’ average income of $48,000. But men earn more than women at every level of the profession. The ASTD market research department conducted surveys…

Virtual Team Learning

In Isaac Asimov’s robot novel, The Naked Sun, the characters can’t stand being in the same room with one another. They despise face-to-face interaction. In this chilling story that takes place on the futuristic planet of Solaris, where personal contact alarms everyone, Solarians much prefer to be in touch vir…

Use Scenarios to Keep E-learning Real

Simple scenarios are cost-effective ways to enhance e-learning transfer. Weve all heard the story by now that storytelling enhances learning–that sharing relevant examples helps both the expert and the novice forge connections with the content to ensure effective knowledge transfer. We’ve heard that flight simulators save lives, that pr…

Use Action Learning to Change Culture

To be successful with action learning, managers or talent development professionals should understand the rationale of the organization in undertaking the process.

Twitter As a Learning Tool. Really.

Here’s a scenario to give trainers pause. You’re presenting at a conference. Minutes into your session, a number of people are tapping furiously on their phones or reading incoming messages. Most of these people get up and leave the room, while another bunch trickles in. At least a third of the audience continues tapping o…

True Learning Transfer

One training organization discovers that learner-centric design enables performance and drives results.

Transforming Informal Learning Into a Competitive Advantage

For U.S. businesses, maintaining a competitive edge (or even just staying in business at all) is as complex as the rush of economic news stories bombarding us each day. Faced with keeping up with shorter information and product cycles, businesses require more effective, less traditional ways to stay ahead of this ever-…

Train for the Future: Invest in Learning

In today’s marketplace, resources must be cut to meet profit goals. Companies often turn to training budgets first. Before automatically decreasing training budgets, companies may want to consider some top global trends, which, according to the “SHRM Workplace Forecast,” are most likely to have a major strategic impact…

To Be or Not to Be: E-Learning

On September 30, 2009, Oxford Union hosted an e-learning debate that centered around one question: “Is the e-learning of today essential to teach the important skills of tomorrow?” It’s an intriguing question that continues to spark emotions on both sides of the issue. One side laments that “e-learning is not…