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MWL Newsletter No 87

Jane Hart

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 14-20 October 2018 (Forget banning phones in meetings, why most data analytics projects are misleading, the need for a new model of workplace learning and more). Modern Workplace Learning

Articulate Storyline 360: Modern and Legacy Players

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP. If you're an Articulate Storyline 360 developer, you’ve likely grown familiar with the publishing choices found in the Publish dialog box. Most notably, you can elect to publish as HTML5 only, HTML5 with a Flash fallback, Flash with an HTML5 fallback, or Flash only.

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Creating Connections that Matter!

Learning Rebels

Those of you who receive my newsletter, know I have been running a book giveaway the last week. The goal is to help us make connections matter. Be “ Super Connectors ” if you will. Jump to the bottom of this post to enter the giveaway).

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Practical Applications for Talent Development

Docebo

Join Docebo and OpenSesame for a webinar showcasing real-world applications of AI & machine learning in talent development and corporate training.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

E-Learning Automation with Uncanny Automator

LearnDash

E-Learning automation is still somewhat in its infancy, but if you are using WordPress then it just grew up in a big way! Not many people really have heard of e-learning automation.

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Why do we love to scare ourselves? The Neuroscience of Halloween

Learningtogo

Fear is generally thought of as a negative emotion. Google it and you will find thousands of articles, books and blog posts about how to face your fear and overcome it so you can be more successful, happy or brilliant. Yet fear serves a very useful purpose in our growth as a species. LearningToGo Blog brain Halloween movies neuroscience Psychology

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3 Crucial Factors to Consider Before Purchasing an Online Learning Platform

TOPYX LMS

An online learning platform is a tool that creates an interactive, virtual learning environment for the delivery of training courses.

Maximizing Organizational Performance: Cues from Marjorie Derven

InSync Training

Ask your senior leadership what they believe most impacts the business’ performance, and you’ll likely get a variety of answers. Corporate culture!” one might say. Perhaps operational efficiency or improved training come to mind.

10 Myths About Professional Training

Your Training Edge

There are a lot of assumptions and myths surrounding professional training and L&D, but how many are actually grounded in fact? At findcourses.com , we’ve gathered some helpful and interesting stats from around the web that debunk some of the more common myths.

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State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

How to Increase Sales Through Effective Training Programs in eLearning

Lambda Solutions

Did you know that 46 percent of salespeople originally didn't intend to go into sales as a profession? This means that almost half of your sales team might not have the educational and professional background necessary to meet sales quotas right away.

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LMS to the Rescue – Overcoming Challenges of Workforce Training and Learning Management for the Aviation Sector

G-Cube

Today, the Aviation industry is at the cusp of the digital era. Organizations and their employees are connecting like never before, thereby leaving a huge impact on the airline industry.

The Modern Professional’s Digital Learning Toolkit for 2019

Jane Hart

A new interactive infographic, derived from the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019. You can get it here. Modern Workplace Learning

In Celebration of Virtual Classroom Producers

InSync Training

Happy Virtual Classroom Producer Day! Today marks our second annual celebration of the behind-the-scenes wizards who ensure our live online sessions go off without a hitch. They possess unparalleled superpowers – guiding learners through technical challenges, supporting facilitators as they deliver content, and helping achieve business goals in the modern classroom. Virtual Classroom - Production

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

How to Design eLearning Content that Improves the User Experience

TOPYX LMS

eLearning provides many benefits over traditional learning, including cost control, 24/7 availability, enhanced collaboration, and appeal to a technologically literate workforce.

Encouraging Learning from Mistakes in E-Learning

LearnDash

“Learn from your mistakes” is a common adage. How does it apply to e-learning? Mistakes are a part of learning. If your learners never make a mistake, chances are the material wasn’t sufficiently advanced or challenging enough. And yet, in spite of this, lessons which are designed to help students learn from errors are underutilized in many online classrooms. Of course, this shouldn’t come as a surprise.

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Processing

Clark Quinn

I’ve been thinking a lot about processing in learning of late; what processing matters, when, and why. I thought I’d share my thinking with you and see what you think. This is my processing! :). We know processing is useful.

Networked to the Bottom Line

The Simple Shift

I recently met a financial consultant, Jon Verbeck. Jon has an extensive background in finance and the processes. He works with business CFO’s focusing on solutions for growing profits and cutting costs. I received his newsletter yesterday with a link to his latest article Focus on Profits, Part 1: Decrease Costs. It’s a positive look at […]. Social Business leadership small business social business

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Why Artificial Intelligence is The New Fuel Powering the Docebo Platform

Docebo

AI is transforming learning into a competitive advantage. Find out how you can maximize its potential. Data has long been coined the new oil , but data on its own won’t power your organization’s learning engine.

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MWL Newsletter No 86

Jane Hart

Posts about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 7-13 October 2018. (L&D L&D strategy v execution, why workers quit, why informal learning more useful than formal teaching, & use of the ”learning” word). Modern Workplace Learning

5 Coupon Marketing Strategies to Close Course Sales

LearnDash

Coupons can be a blessing and a curse. Here’s the right way to use them in your sales strategy. Sales are slow, and you’re looking for a good way to close a few more to bring up your revenue for the month. You’re looking at your options, and one choice seems obvious: offer a discount! After all, everyone loves a good deal—right? Well, yes. Most learners, if given the option to pay less for your course, will gladly jump on an opportunity when they see it.

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Labels, models, and drives

Clark Quinn

In my post last week on engagement , I presented the alignment model from my Engaging Learning book on designing learning experiences. And as I thought about the post, I pondered several related things about labels, models, and drives.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

4 Ways to Use Gamification to Measure Engagement

Lambda Solutions

People love games. If you apply games to your eLearning and training programs, your learners can learn and have fun at the same time. By taking full advantage of this trend, your organization can develop L&D programs that include gamification as part of the course content to achieve multiple results: increase learner engagement, build measurable challenges into your learning management system (LMS) and understand learner performance. Learner Engagement Increase Your LMS ROI

NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

Welcome. Welcome. . To the 2018-19 Learning System Grid,identifying the Leaders, Risers, Steady and Slow vendors for NexGen functionality. . For this year’s grid, an additional vendor was added per group (last year it was five per grid).

5 uses of Paradiso LMS Offline Learning Platform

Paradiso

An Offline Learning Platform fulfills the objectives of availability, facility, and flexibility, making the LMS Platform a tool more and more. . Most of the features that the apprentices look for when taking the option of educating themselves through an eLearning platform, have to fulfill the objective of making the LMS platforms a tool more and more similar to the classical education model and that even exceed its scope.

The 2018 #DevLearn Conference Backchannel – Curated Resources

David Kelly

This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the DevLearn Conference and Expo being held October 24-26 in Las Vegas, NV. The resources curated here were shared on Twitter, facebook, and within the conference app. Official DevLearn Resources. Conference Website. Session List.

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

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.