Just as instructional designers look to subject matter experts (SMEs) when creating training programs, organizations are beginning to look to SMEs to fill training management roles due to their comprehensive knowledge.
The user-generated approach to learning is a silent yet fast-paced and organic revolution that is disrupting conventional, top-down learning approaches.
Today’s instructional designers and trainers must do more than just bridge the gaps: The must use diversity to benefit the individuals and the group as a whole.
Social media is not going away anytime soon. Take advantage of the high engagement offered by these types of platforms – not to mention the ability to connect people who may never otherwise speak – to encourage collaboration and social learning.
It’s a familiar scene, played out in organizations around the world: when a highly experienced subject matter expert (SME) can’t quite seem to effectively communicate their expertise.
Subject matter experts (SMEs) help us understand what employees need to learn and how to sequence training effectively.
There is a revolution sweeping through learning and development (L&D). The power has shifted to the employees, and they are eager to share their knowledge and insights.