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Why and How To Use Performance Goals in eLearning

Why and How To Use Performance Goals in eLearning

Performance goals pertain to measurable skills and talents that can be achieved during eLearning. They can be beneficial in both public and private eLearning settings, given that they allow learners to explore their strengths and improve upon weaknesses by fine tuning behaviors. In this article, I'll talk about why performance goals add value into your eLearning deliverables, how to develop and use performance goals in eLearning, as well as how to link them into your eLearning deliverables.

Virtual Worlds - Simulation or Reality

Virtual Worlds - Simulation or Reality?

It’s always interesting to note someone’s response when they hear you’re using a virtual world as a learning environment. Simulation is generally the word used in the response…‘Ah, so you’re simulating the real thing’. Well yes, I suppose we are. In a way. But what I’ve thought more and more about since implementing learning within a virtual world environment is that simulation and reality can become very blurred in the virtual world. I’m no longer certain it can be simply described as simulated learning – the experience is very real. So is it simulated? Or is it reality? And does it matter?

9 Ways to Bring Talent and Learning Management Together

9 Ways to Bring Talent and Learning Management Together

In this part of my series on how to save the Learning and Development industry from certain doom, I explain why talent training and learning need to come together to create a culture in which the correct things are taught to the correct individuals. I offer nine ways to achieve this, and also explain the importance of informal learning in achieving all-round business success.

A Time of Crisis for the UK Learning and Development Industry

A Time of Crisis for the UK Learning and Development Industry

In this article, part one of my series on saving the UK Learning and Development industry from certain doom, I examine how the L&D industry is struggling to keep up with times and highlight what needs to be done to meet demands and expectations. This is a brutal, no-holds-barred assessment of L&D, taken from my own experiences talking with L&D professionals and research into the state of the industry. Part 2 will establish how – and why – to bring learning and talent training together.