A compilation of the best content marketing infographics on the planet, from Content Marketing Institute, Marketo, Eloqua, and Copyblogger.
Communities of purpose will willingly share a common task to build something (like Wikipedia) that will carry your brand and its offer to another level. Communities of practice, where they share a common career or field of …
“It’s probably a lot easier than you might think to get recognition as the Teaching Superstar you are! The Microsoft Partners in Learning 2012 US Forum is currently accepting applications, with the early decision deadline of April 1 fast approaching. The final deadline for all applications is May 15th. The forum itself will be held July 31 to August 1 in Redmond, Washington and winners will go on to the 2012 Global Forum in Athens, Greece.”
“…Most blended learning models today consist of classroom training and self-paced online courses, which are made up of information on a screen, occasional quizzes, and sometimes some student-to-student (or student-to-instructor) interactions.
As I said earlier, that’s a training delivery strategy. But that’s hardly the only way people learn to do their job.
People learn from one another, from job aids, Internet searches, blogs, webcasts, and countless other places. The challenge for most trainers is that these resources aren’t “approved,” and can’t be tracked and reported on by an LMS.
Approved sources and tracking learning activity are training concerns, not performance concerns. If we really want to enable workers to succeed, we need to focus more on what will really help the most. It’s usually not a course, and it’s usually not a knowledge-delivery system.
We need to start seeing at our role as one of performance support, connecting workers with the resources they need at the time that they need them. Ironically, once we start doing that, we’ll have built a true blended learning model…”
Although it is dangerous to generalise, it is probably fair to say that, until 2008 and the credit crunch, l&d budgets had not been the subject of much critical examination as long as they were in line with historical levels and comparable to those of other, similar organisations.