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Why Companies Procrastinate When it’s Time for Training

Bottom-Line Performance

September 6th was National Fight Procrastination Day. And in true procrastination fashion, we’ve put off writing this blog until now. So without further ado, let’s talk about a case of procrastination you’re probably familiar with: why organizations wait so long to update their internal training materials. Why Companies Procrastinate. So why does this happen so frequently? Training isn’t magical.

Check Out The Features In Version 2.3!

LearnDash

Today we have released a major LearnDash core update designed specifically with two things in mind. Our first priority was to improve the reporting performance and data storage. This is the last major step needed prior to the anticipated ProPanel v2.0 release. Secondly, we wanted to give all of you maximum flexibility for how you present course material (which we think you will really like).

TechSmith Camtasia: Exporting Frames

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        While developing a recent Camtasia project, I needed to split a large video into multiple segments. The video I was given included mouse movement and plenty of screen clicks. Between all of those clicks, I needed to freeze the screen background for 5-10 seconds so I could explain a concept via callouts.     Looking for Camtasia training?

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Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

How You Can Deliver Highly Effective Courses Through Bite-Sized eLearning. From hectic work schedules to lack of motivation , there are plenty of obstacles that modern learners must overcome in order to build skills and absorb new information. Fortunately, they have technology on their side, and they know how to use it. Stick To One Subject. Take A Spaced eLearning Approach. START A TRIAL.

How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

Not sure whether to offer on-demand or instructor-led training, or both? Each has its pros and cons and your decision will depend on your organization’s needs and goals. Download this eBook to learn which option is better at scale, as well as the resources needed to implement each training type.

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Tip of the Week: Present text-heavy content in easy ways

Raptivity

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Designing Learning Environments for the Digital Age

InSync Training

BYTE Session Recap. Learning technologies and methodologies have evolved rapidly and dramatically over the past three decades. Instructional designers have had to align these new tools and trends with time-tested and proven theories and models. Recently, guest BYTE speaker Catherine Lombardozzi provided expert insight about talent development in this digital age.

Advanced Technologies Needed to Foster Online Learning - Interview with Ryan Tracey

JoomlaLMS

Today we are delighted to welcome to the JoomlaLMS blog an eLearning expert, author of E-Learning Provocateur blog and a former ELearning magazine editorial board member - Ryan Tracey. The funny thing is that when we discussed an interview topic with Ryan, he chose “Advanced technologies needed to foster online learning within the organization” because he had an opposite opinion on the topic.

6 Game Types for Learning

LearnDash

Incorporating gaming methodology into formal learning events is a great way to help learners grasp complex concepts. It can be used in nearly every context including the educational sector, corporate setting, and non-profit industry. What might not be as well known is that the use of games for teaching initiatives is more than just throwing up leaderboards and ways for distributing points.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

Collaborative Simulations- What Are They?

SimStudios

Most people think of business simulations as a tool where participants either compete against other training participants or against the computer. These aren't the only useful solutions available. Do you know much about business collaboration simulations? These are tools that help leaders learn how to more effectively collaborate as a single entity instead of an individual business silo. Trends

Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

You must have seen in many of the previous posts by yourtrainingedge.com [1] the revolutions taking place in corporate learning and development brought about advancement in technology. And the great thing is that most of the newer technologies being launched in this regard are increasingly cost effective as well. Let’s explore this debate here. Firstly, it is affecting the jobs. population.

The Many Benefits Of Tapping Into Organizational Knowledge

G-Cube

With the advent of globalization, the world is becoming a smaller place and this phenomenon heralds with itself a tremendous shift in the Workplace. Along with a number of other ramifications, this shift brings with itself the need for ‘lifetime learning’. In this scenario, Technology-aided learning builds a successful organization. Organization Knowledge: What is it? Individual Learning.

The Landscape of Learning Technologies in 2016

Lambda Solutions

The Brandon Hall Group issued a study on the Learning Technology landscape of 2016. The report revealed that technology is becoming the top learning and development priority this year, with 48% of survey respondents naming it as #1 on their list. What’s more remarkable, is looking at new emerging learning technologies has taken precedence over learning strategy this year.

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

3 Essential Activities for New Hire Success – Even if You Don’t Have Formal Onboarding

Pract.us

Onboarding is key – even if you don’t do onboarding. According to a recent article by Human Resource Executive Online , only 48% of companies offer onboarding for new employees. That means that most companies simply play it by ear when a new team member joins. Some small groups may bring on employees just once a year or so and may not feel the need for a formal program. Assign a mentor.

What Happens When Your Employees Don’t Know?

Axonify

It’s a Saturday. You’ve had a heck of a week. After experiencing the luxury of sleeping in a little, you decide to get started on the day by tackling the usual things … shower, make breakfast, feed the children. When checking your phone (which you do about 100 times a day), you see a promotion come through for an item you’ve been wanting for a while. Exciting!

Facilitating Online Courses

B Online Learning

For the past year I’ve been facilitating our Master eLearning Course while my colleague Ruth McElhone has been on maternity leave (she’s back now). I’ve found that facilitating in the online environment is quite different from classroom facilitation and as such has a number of unique characteristics and limitations. I’ve learnt (and continue to learn) […]. Facilitating eLearning

The Internet of Things and Launching Learning Ideas

InSync Training

2016 Online Learning Conference Recap. Greetings from Chicago! Members of the InSync Training team, including Jennifer Hofmann, have had the privilege of attending Training Magazine’s 2016 Online Learning Conference (OLC). With learning legends and rising stars on the presentation agenda, the lessons learned were innumerable. Conferences Trends Modern Learning

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

New Features & Improvements Coming in Totara 9.0

Lambda Solutions

The long awaited release of Totara 9.0 is finally on its way! This is the first Totara release since their move away from Moodle, so the changes and improvements are highly anticipated by all. The new release is still a few months away, but here are some of the highlights to look forward to. Seminars are also going to be more prominent in Totara 9.0, Totara LMS

Open Badges – What you need to know

Gyrus

Open Badges – What you need to know. With gamification being such a buzzworthy topic and so many successful manners in which to implement into your program, it is hard to decide what the best manner is. Ideally, the solution that offers the greatest intrinsic motivation for your learners would be the ideal provision of your learning management system. But, which one is that? Open Standard.

GAMIFICATION IS ABOUT ENGAGEMENT

Learnnovators

The post GAMIFICATION IS ABOUT ENGAGEMENT appeared first on Learnnovators. Gamification Gamified Learning Corporate Gamification Corporate Training Games Karl Kapp Learnnovators

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

Dear Associations, I am trying to get into a skilled labor position at company X. have some experience but there are new rules and regulations and I just can’t keep up. could go back to school, but it’d be a huge burden to my family. What can I do? Sincerely, Your Potentially Great Tradesman. Dear Associations, Help! I’m under-qualified and in serious debt. How do I know? So, why bother?

Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success

Is your organization thinking about moving towards a performance development culture? What are the elements to succeeding and keeping managers and employees engaged? Download “A Road Map for Change” to find out and gain insight into making the transition as smooth as possible on your journey into this brave new world.

Our secret world of learning

E-Learning Provocateur

One of my peers in Australia, Arun Pradhan , is developing an app to help us learn smarter, faster and deeper. In your working life, how have you learned effectively from experience, please provide an example if possible? how have you used intentional practice, learned from failure, learned from ambitious projects and/or used reflection). You have to do it.

What is the Future of Udemy?

LearnDash

Though it has its critics , Udemy has proven to be an extremely popular platform for anyone looking to create and sell an online course. It is probably no surprise that since they came out with their offering there have been plenty of “copy-cat” services sprouting up all over. It is interesting to note however that the Udemy business model isn’t anything new.

Take Your Lagging Learning Strategy to the Next Level with these 3 Essential Insights

Docebo

3 Key Insights to Combat Lagging Learning Strategies. If you want to improve learning outcomes across your business, it is important to establish a comprehensive learning and development (L&D) strategy. Sounds easy, but different organizations are at different stages of L&D strategy maturity, and in all cases it can be challenging to create, improve or completely revise an approach.

xAPI in Instructional Design

Web Courseworks

Jon Aleckson and I attended an xAPI conference on Friday, September 16 th in Chicago. Jon has already provided his perspective on the case studies and what they mean for the medical community. But I’m interested in exploring the implications of xAPI for instructional design. Design is an iterative process. But this only gives us a single point in time for the learner.

Best Practices for Launching an LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process – and be able to measure success – is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook. Click to download.

Who Is Derailing Your Learning Project? (And How Can You Stop Them?)

Social Learning

Great news! That learning project you’ve nurtured through countless meetings and rolls of red tape has finally come to fruition, and you’re starting to get down to business. But wait – something’s not quite right. Why does it feel like the team is spinning out of control? Why does it seem like your manager doesn’t support you? Why isn't anyone meeting their deadlines?

How to Outline a Video Production Plan

eLearning Brothers

Beginning a project of any substantial size requires a considerable amount of planning. Writing a book, a screenplay, or even a sports play requires a sort of outline. An idea of where you’re starting, and where you want to end, and then everything you need to do to get to where you need to be, helps to give you the direction needed to be successful. Here, this video will explain what I mean.

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Training Companies: The 5 Hurdles to Success

Upside Learning

Training Companies have a unique way of functioning as compared to the corporate. And rightly so, as they cater to a distinctive client base that is a mix of retail and corporate; run multiple training programs; sell training materials online; and perform a host of other activities as a part of their day-to-day functioning. All […]. Learning Management Challenges Encountered by Training Companies Challenges faced by Training Companies