Monday, April 30, 2012
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
One of the most obvious advantages of blended learning is the ability to maximize effectiveness by matching the best medium for each learning objective or course segment. What’s the hard
evidence that a blended learning approach can deliver benefits? When American Express
conducted a study of the ROI on different types of training for 2000 of their managers, they found that blended learning delivered a 12% increase in productivity.
"The term blended learning is used to describe a solution that combines several different delivery methods, such as collaboration software, web-based courses, EPSS and knowledge management practices. Blended learning also is used to describe learning that mixes various event-based activities, including face-to-face classroom, live e-learning, and self-paced instruction." - Purnima Valiathan
Here are some of the ways learning can be blended:
- Classroom - Good for workshops, coaching, exercises on activites and paper-based tests.
- Self-Paced E-Learning - Good for simulations, online case studies, interactive learning modules, email
- Live E-Learning - Good for application exercises, online coaching, interaction between students, online feedback, assessment, chats and instant messaging (source: Blended Learning by Ron Kurtus)
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The reasons that employers score poorly are varied and many:
- 39% of workers said their supervisor failed to keep promises
- 37% indicated their supervisor failed to give credit when due
- 31% said their supervisor gave them the "silent treatment" during the past year
- 27% report their supervisor made negative comments about them to other employees or managers
- 24% indicated their boss invaded their privacy
- 23% said their supervisor blamed other to cover up personal mistakes or minimize embarrassment
So, now what? Innovative Leadership of the Delaware Valley helps build stronger businesses, one employee at a time. With our Making of an Effective Manager, we teach managers with real life situations, blended learning built for adults and classroom interaction with peers and facilitators with over 30 years experience. Click here for more info
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
that go into each step of the problem-solving process. For minor problems, several of the steps may be accomplished mentally in only a few seconds. But the process always includes these steps:
- Crystallize the goal. Many problems are caused simply because the goal is not clearly understood by all team members. Take time to review the purpose of the team and its primary goals.
Today a positive trend is emerging, the majority of Coaching is designed for leadership development (Sherpa 2012 Survey). We have to look at each employee as a leader and teach them leadership skills that makes them more productive for the benefit of the company.