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Engage Your Audience With These New Cutout People

eLearning Brothers

With the online training world growing at a rapid pace, presenters and instructional designers are looking for effective ways to create connections between them—or the content—and their learners. Since eLearning is electronic (thats what the “e” stands for, right?), it is more difficult for the learner to create a connection with a presenter or teacher. The solution? Cutout People. Casting Call  .

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The Learning Side of Sears

CLO Magazine

Frank Nguyen has a knack for entering companies during periods of significant transition. It happened at Intel Corp. in 1999 during the Y2K frenzy when the technology company wanted to get 100 trainers off the road. It also happened at American Express Co. And it’s the case now. Nguyen is the vice president of learning and performance at Sears Holdings Corp. That aspect doesn’t scare me.”.

How to improve knowledge transfer in Online IT Training

Your Training Edge

Technology is evolving at a faster pace than ever. It has revolutionized the way work is done in most of the industries. The eLearning technology has enabled the growth of the education sector across the globe. Learners can take courses along with their full-time job. They can learn at a convenient time and a place of their choice. The students save a significant time in traveling as well.

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Taking Leadership in a New Direction at Western Union

CLO Magazine

American money transfer company Western Union has thrived for more than 160 years by constantly looking for ways to reinvent itself. It began as a telegraph service in the 1850s and grew into a financial service company with more than 11,000 employees working in 58 countries, generating $5 billion in annual revenue. The Solution. They said ‘Great! Go ahead.’ ”. How It Works.

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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Webinar: In a Learning 3.0 World, Context is King

EdCast

Join this webinar to discuss why context is king! In a world where access to online content, training, MOOCs, and “friends and experts” is unprecedented, traditional approaches to fostering role growth and development are no longer enough. Learning organizations must reevaluate how they equip and develop today’s modern learner. New technologies, curation approaches and content […]. The post Webinar: In a Learning 3.0 World, Context is King appeared first on EdCast.

Skillsoft Rolls Out New E-learning Products

CLO Magazine

Skillsoft has kicked off 2017 with a new learning platform as well as new content to expand and deepen its engagement of corporate learners. The global e-learning company launched Percipio, a cloud-based content delivery and learning platform and unveiled new business and leadership skills content. Since its start, Skillsoft has been defined by its cloud-based learning delivery, Purakayastha said.

Supporting Manager-Led Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public workshops run as follows: Intro to MWL: 27 Feb – 10 March Supporting MLL: 13 March – 17 April 2017 When it comes to manager-led learning, there is a huge opportunity to work with managers to help them recognise, value, encourage and support the learning that takes place … Social learning

For the Sake of Shelf-Life

CLO Magazine

A disruptor has been disrupted. Well, we’ll say it was a steady disruption until it wasn’t. The 1980 opening of the natural foods supermarket Whole Foods Market, would, with time, help propel the organic foods movement in the U.S. It would also, in direct and indirect ways, nudge mainstream grocers to expand their food selection to include natural and organic items. According to a Feb.

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Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Educating a Society of Hackers

OpenSesame

If you’re reading this right now, chances are you’re an experienced hacker. You may not be a coding wiz or even particularly knowledgeable about computers, but if you’ve ever used a clever shortcut to accomplish something in an unconventional way, then you’ve successfully employed a “hack.” Ever used old food containers to store your non-food items? Or placed your phone in a cup to amplify the sound? Congratulations! You’re a hacker. From computer hacks to life hacks, our society has become saturated with innovative timesaving techniques. Don’t assume there’s one “correct” approach.

‘Ninja’ Trick for Improving Your Online Course Completion Rates

LearnDash

One of the biggest issues with online courses is that completion rates are terrible. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have some of the worst completion rates around , but the problem permeates online courses of any size and topic. If you are selling an online course then getting your customers to complete the content is in your best interest. It is a clear half-way point. Here are six others !

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The Keys to Engaging Virtual Classroom Training? Planning, Design—and Channeling Oprah by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Being a great presenter is only the beginning of what an instructor needs to engage learners online. The ability to build. rapport with an audience you can’t see is essential. Design Strategies Training Strategies Virtual Classrooms

5 factors driving Modern Workplace Learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

In today’s article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, 5 factors driving Modern Workplace Learning I  take a look at 5 factors that are impacting the workplace and driving a new approach to workplace learning, and which mean a very different organizational learning culture from the long-standing traditional culture that exists in most … Social learning

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Tactics to Develop Successful Online Simulation Courses [Infographic]

CommLab India

Many organizations are tapping into the training potential offered by online simulations. Simulations are highly specialized, interactive programs that allow workforce to learn and practice real world activities in a controlled, secure, and risk-free environment. They are an ideal choice where people have to follow procedures or learn to use a new software application to be effective in their jobs.

Help Authoring: Adding Flare to Your Work

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Neil Perlin. MadCap Flare is a tool used to create online Help, software and API documentation, policy and procedure manuals, knowledge bases, and user guides. It's  It's loaded with powerful features that may be unfamiliar if you’re new to the tool or haven’t taken  a class. This column introduces those features to show you how to use Flare to its full potential.

3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted

CommLab India

Rapid e-learning – an online course development methodology perfectly suited to the technology-enabled learning needs of companies in the 21 st century. This web-based course creation methodology helps companies convert their classroom materials into online courses quickly, in an effective manner. These tools can be used easily without any knowledge of programming. This is not true.

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What Top Managers Wish They Knew About Team Building When They Were Starting Out

TalentLMS

Automobiles. Whether sleek and expensive, large and hardy, or small and convenient, cars have become an undeniable element of everyday living across most parts of the world. But cars were not the product of one man’s genius alone. In the words of Henry Ford himself, “ Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. And he’s not the only one. Or, there is no I in “team”. Imagine this.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

5 Rocking E-learning Design Tips for Refresher Training

CommLab India

Human memory tends to fail – what we learn, we tend to forget after a certain period. This calls for reinforcing what we learn. There are two ways to do this in e-learning, make your employees go through the same course again or create a refresher course. The first option may not get a thumbs-up from your employees because it is tedious to go through the same course again. Write to us.

5 Steps to a Data-Driven Approach to Learning

Lambda Solutions

“A data driven approach is used to optimize how your organization manages and deployes learning and development to support the execution of your business strategy” (Chief Learning Officer 2015). In our experience, most organizations understand the value of data, and are trying to use data to tune their operations. The challenge is rooted in a simple question: Where do you start?

Video-based Learning to Spice Up your Online Sales Training

CommLab India

Using on-demand video for an annual sales kickoff saved Oracle $10 million. Video-based learning (VBL) has proven to be an effective and scalable means of workplace training over time. It has become a reliable way to train sales teams working across the globe, in different time zones. Why Video-based Sales Training? Least resistance from a majority of sales reps. Higher levels of engagement.

Traditional Learners, Non-Traditional Training - Oh My! 

InSync Training

We L&D professionals are lucky. With today’s technology , we have options to engage every learner audience, in every possible environment. Even if you have a tight budget and a small team, you can deliver a comprehensive blended learning program. And this is all thanks to learning technology. Granted, not every organization is comfortable using technology to deliver training.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

Why the Best Leaders Never Lower the Bar

Learnloft

The pressure was on. The ‘critical tasks’ list had piled up for the whole team and the deadline was quickly approaching. It It seemed every single day the last three weeks were mission critical. It was late afternoon when I took a quick break to observe my team. What I saw was the opposite of a team motivated by our looming deadline. My first reaction was to micromanage by restating the importance of our deadline, but I knew my team well at this point. That That approach would do absolutely nothing but hurt. They They are grown adults and the deadline was as important to them as it was to me. My

How to Effectively Promote Your New eLearning Program

Designing Digitally

Ever wonder why popular and thriving brands have millions in marketing costs every year? Kentucky Fried Chicken for example; they make the best fried chicken in town, and they know it. But still they invest million of dollars in aggressive marketing campaigns to continuously increase their customer demographics. Strategizing key marketing tactics can be a part of your eLearning program.

Marc My Words: Using Training to Support Performance Support by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

We have often heard it said that performance support can be used instead of training. But that doesn’t mean the two are at odds with each other. Here are six scenarios where training might be helpful in fostering performance support adoption and use. Instructional Design Performance Support Training Strategies