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The 5 Keys to Unlocking Next Generation Learning!


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The 5 Keys to Unlocking Next Generation Learning

Advances in technologies, including social, mobile, and even artificial intelligence, provide nearly countless possibilities to transform how we learn at work. But which of these advances gets turned in functionality that's actually adopted and proven useful?

Key elements covered include:

• Community Learning: Interactive and just in time learning through collaboration and knowledge sharing

• Content Creation: Share any type of content and even create videos and screen recordings

• Personal Assistant: Automate recommendations of people, content and classes creating a relevant learner experience

• Mobile Learning: Making learning available anytime, anywhere

• Simplicity: Take the hassle out of learning management for administrators, managers and learners

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The 5 Keys to Unlocking Next Generation Learning!

  1. 1. Next-Generation Learning
  2. 2. Contents Why Next Gen Learning? Key Considerations for Next Gen Learning 1. Social 2. Mobile 3. Content 4. Predictive 5. Cloud Getting started with Next Gen Learning Questions and answers throughout. Slides will be sent to all attendees.
  3. 3. Why Next Gen Learning? Today’s business climate requires L & D to be more agile and effective, and well aligned with the business.  Job performance  Attracting and retaining the right people for your company  More efficient learning, learning management, regulatory compliance, and reporting “Learning is becoming a more personal, user-driven, social and mobile experience.” Aragon Research September 2013 Aragon Research: Enterprise Learning 2013: The March to Social and Mobile
  4. 4. Question Would it be helpful to rename Social Learning as Community Learning or Learning Communities?  I agree  I disagree Respond in the Comments section below
  5. 5. 1. Social Learning: Pour it on! Social Learning provides many benefits.  Enhances formal learning – Easy access to content and pre-work – Ongoing discussions – Accommodates multiple learning styles  Increases learner engagement –  Improves content, while reducing the cost –  Encourages active and collaborative learning Learner contributions keep material fresh and timely, at low or no cost. Search and crowd sourcing supports JIT learning
  6. 6. So what’s wrong with Social Learning? Has your organization adopted social learning technologies? 34.3% 18.4% Yes To Some Extent No 47.3% See CLO Magazine: A Pulse on Social Learning
  7. 7. Question What comes to mind when you hear the term Social Learning?  It sounds too much like Facebook and other consumer apps.  Ok with me, but others in my organization don’t like it.  The term is fine and we use Social Learning  The term is fine, but we don’t find Social Learning is right for our L & D programs  Other (Please share below)
  8. 8. How does Community Learning sound? Social Learning Technologies Planned to Use in Next Two Years Communities of practice Video/video channels Discussion forums Wikis and other collaboration tools Internal blogs Facebook style employee profiles Workspaces 22.6% Idea engine 21.3% Secure instant messaging 17.9% Twitter 10.2% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 35.7% 35.3% 34.5% 31.5% 31.1% 27.7% 30% 35% 40%
  9. 9. 2. Mobile Learning “The number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world's population in 2013” – Cisco Systems Whitepaper Mobile is the personal computing platform of choice  Fast, easy to use, anywhere access  BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is here to stay, is your LMS ready? See Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012-2017
  10. 10. 3. Content is King “One of the exciting things about the Internet is that anyone with a PC and a modem can publish whatever content they can create.” From “Content is King” by Bill Gates, 1996 Engaging, even immersive! • User contributed content (Social) • Virtual classrooms and recordings • User generated content • Simulations • Device independent (Mobile) • Gamification • Recognition, rewards: YES! • Games, not so sure. • Standards (Tin Can) Read more:
  11. 11. Intelligent Systems We readily use smart or intelligent systems when choosing movies and shopping. Why not for learning?
  12. 12. 4. Predictive Learning Let the Next Gen LMS find relevant people, content and classes based on your interests, activity and profile. • Better job performance • A light weight career development program • Better profile data so HR can make better decisions Read more:
  13. 13. 5. Cloud Computing power and data storage are incredible inexpensive and readily accessible. Innovation happens first in the cloud. Leverage these facts to make the learner, manager, and learning administrator more efficient and effective. • Intelligent systems and advances in user experience  Alerts, access, recommendations, and previews • Truly integrated learning platform  Catalog, Content Management, Content Creation, Content, Social, Mobile, Predictive, Assessments, Surveys, Analytics, Reporting.
  14. 14. Start a Next Gen Learning Experiment • Choose a project – a class, a process, or community • Gain familiarity with the technology • Jump In! “Since 2008 organizations have been focused on restructuring and transformation—in 2014, we expect to see a new and accelerated focus on growth.” - Josh Bersin, Founder and Principle, Bersin by Deloitte Predictions for 2014: Building A Strong Talent Pipeline for The Global Economic Recovery Bersin by Deloitte “There are no rules here — we're trying to accomplish something.” - Thomas Edison
  15. 15. Learn more about Next Gen Learning Cisco, Yum Brands, Home Depot, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and many other learning leaders will present how they are using next gen learning to solve real business problems.
  16. 16. Learn More Visit