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Curated Insights: Writing Good Questions

Axonify

Can you write a good multiple choice question? After all, this is a foundational skill for a modern L&D pro, especially in large organizations that use a lot of online content. Unfortunately, it sounds a lot easier than it is. I’m confident that many of the questions we push to our employees every day are bad. And I mean BAD. Can you answer these 6 questions about multiple choice questions?

Five Tips on Training Restaurant Employees for Guest Experience

ExpandShare

Exceeding guests’ expectations begins with the culture of you restaurant, which is created by the restaurant managers and the employees themselves. This culture has a huge impact on guests and guest delight. Here are five tips on creating the best possible environment for delighting guests. Value your team. When employees feel valued, they’re more likely to provide top-notch customer service.

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Exploring Curation EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

The last (but not least) compartment in our EdTech toolbox is curation tools. We use these tools and apps to explore the web to find resources related to specific topics that we can save, reference or share out through other channels. In any modern blended learning program, a curation strategy can improve the outcomes for your learners. EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

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What Skills Will Leaders Need in the Future?

CLO Magazine

For learning leaders charged with developing leaders who will assume positions of increasing complexity and scope, the task has seldom been more daunting. Demographic tipping points are already here. Baby boomers continue to exit the workplace, and those in Generation X are too few in number to fill all open positions. Research offers a few actionable options. Every generation leaves its mark.

[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

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“PLAY TO LEARN” WITH KARL KAPP

Learnnovators

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Karen Hough ATD Core 4 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Karen Hough kicked off ATD’s Core 4 event with a lively keynote talking about how improvisation reflects many core factors involved in successful organizational agility. Going through her trademarked elements, she had the audience up and participating and reflecting on interpersonal interactions. The post Karen Hough ATD Core 4 Keynote Mindmap appeared first on Learnlets. social strategy

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Camtasia Templates in Action

eLearning Brothers

Have you noticed that eLearning course creators are amazing? How many eLearning courses have you seen that are not only educational, but amazingly eye pleasing and enjoyable? Here at eLearning Brothers we love how creative people are, and that is why we make our templates fully editable! Thinking of how to use a Camtasia template with your project may take some time.

Geenio Double Win 2017 for LMS Software

Geenio

Here at Geenio, this year’s spring could not have begun any better. Of course, feeling the first warm sunbeams touch our faces brings us as much joy and excitement as the next person, but this time around we’ve got something very special to warm our hearts

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

But I Don’t Want to Be a Leader

CLO Magazine

Trends in business are fascinating, aren’t they? Many trends are good and useful, others are a complete mystery. Case in point, we continue to put people in management and leadership roles who are ill equipped to develop other people or really have no passion for it. Let’s start by considering the concept of regifting. Being polite, you accept it graciously. That’s a gift worth keeping. John F.

7 Keys to Modern Blended Learning Success

InSync Training

BYTE Session Recap. Over the past 200 years, training has been moving in the wrong direction. Our approach to training and education no longer supports how learners work. Guest BYTE speaker Martyn Lewis explored a modern solution to an old-school problem. Click here for the recording. Blended learning Modern Learning BYTE Instructional Design Blended Learning Hub

Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?

CourseArc

Comparing the effectiveness of eLearning against its in-person peer poses a challenge. On one hand, the rapid growth of Internet technologies has seen a corresponding growth in online education. A 2015 survey by Babson Survey Research Group found that online students grew by nearly 4% over the previous year. And there lies the dichotomy! Which Education Format Works Better? The conclusion?

Instructional Design is Not Dead!

Learning Rebels

Despite rumors to the contrary, Instructional Design is not dead. . You may have noticed the many articles and blog posts stating that instructional design is dead, and by extension, so is the role of Instructional Designer. I even saw this tweet the other day (in part)…”When will instructional designers get their heads out of their asses and understand that their roles are dying out.”

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What’s New in eLearning – Post #2

Upside Learning

We follow our first What’s New post with a couple more tools that we feel could have potential for use in eLearning and related areas – by putting the artist in VR. Tilt Brush and Quill Tilt Brush, Google’s 3D painting virtual reality app, has been around for almost a year. Now, with the increasing […]. eLearning Beyond Verbal Emotion Analytics Facial Recognition Kairos Microsoft Cognitive Services Mixed Reality New in eLearning Oculus Rift Quill Responsive Type Tilt Brush Virtual reality

To Persuade More Effectively, Pre-suade First

CLO Magazine

Researchers like me have long studied how best to persuade. We’ve learned a lot over the years about which elements to build into a message and which psychological strings to strum with that message to elevate its success. But, recently, we’ve begun to realize that by focusing so intently on the message, we’ve missed a crucial component of the process. So, you ask for his feedback on the idea.

Grow Your eLearning Legacy with Professional Development

eLearning Brothers

Being an eLearning Rockstar is no easy feat. It takes time and resources to learn all the ins and outs of the industry and how to best apply those to the training content you’re building. That’s why we want to help you learn and develop your skills by providing you with all of the tools you’ll ever need! Video Training Library. Professional Association Membership. And more!

Where is Clark?

Clark Quinn

So, where am I this spring? I was at ATD’s Techknowledge in January, and as this is published I’m on my way to Long Beach for their Core 4 event (sold out; if you’re one of the lucky ones there, say hi!). I’m taking the train (and a bus); look forward to watching the terrain roll by and writing. But there’re a couple more events this spring. Next week (March 30th), I’ll be giving a talk to ATD’s East Bay chapter on innovation. If you’re here in the Bay Area, it should be fun and informative. Again, if you’re going, say hello! strategy

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.

What’s Your Training Worth? Demonstrate ROI by Tracking KPIs

Allen Interactions

By Hannah Hunter , Instructional Writer. Let’s say you’ve created a training program to teach restaurant employees about proper handwashing techniques. How will you know if your program is successful? You could ask learners if they are washing their hands more now that they’ve taken the training, but they might not be completely honest. ROI e-Learning Measurement

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The Learning Styles Myth

Association eLearning

Some time ago, a colleague of mine wrote a blog called Learning Myths: Debunked , in which he stated that learning styles is a myth. Having obtained a degree in Elementary Education, I was shocked and still skeptical that learning styles was indeed a myth. As a student, I was consistently challenged to find new ways to teach a subject based on learning styles.

What Do Today’s Workforce Trends Mean for Business, Leadership?

CLO Magazine

In Sodexo’s 2017 “Global Workplace Trends ” report, the company’s Quality of Life Services division explored 10 topics that are shaping how companies work. The need for business agility, the use of design thinking principles, the rise of millennial workers, the growing use of robotics and automation in the workplace and the impact of migration on companies are among the trends discussed. “We

4 Types of Videos for Learning

Visual Lounge

You probably already know that video can be an excellent medium for training, but before you get started building your video you need to decide what type of training video to create. With that in mind, one crucial step before you choose what type of video to make is to consider your customers’ expectations. This can be subliminally through framing, or explicitly by explaining your approach.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Top down or bottom up strategy?

Clark Quinn

In a recent discussion around HR strategy, the question arose about where to start. That is, if you’ve bought into moving into the digital age, where do you begin. The flip answer from the host of the event, a large consulting agency, was to hire them (and my flip reply is to ask whether you want newly minted MBAs following a process designed to be ‘heavy’, or someone coming in light and fast with an adaptive approach ;). And I wasn’t satisfied with that, for two related reasons. It’s a good one, but it’s not enough. And I think that’s a good basis.

Infographic: Essential Skills for Managers

Pract.us

Managers make a huge difference to a company’s effectiveness, culture, and performance. If any of your team has recently moved into a supervisory position, help them develop these essential abilities for their success and yours. View Full Size ).

Why Fun in Learning is Important

Growth Engineering

The idea of fun in learning can be a hard one to grasp. Do you remember the last time you sat down just to learn something new or improve your skills at work? Though the idea of self-development is exciting, the process is usually a bit dull. There’s a lot of hard, boring work to do before you can reap the rewards. Sometimes it’s tough to motivate yourself. The Science of Fun in Learning.

Avoid Ambiguity in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

In today’s hectic work climate, it is increasingly difficult for an organization to keep its mission and vision clear, and it can be even more of a burden on executives, managers and employees when everyday tasks are overshadowed by ambiguity. Brad Deutser, president and CEO of Deutser LLC, a consulting firm, said organizations with a clear and simple vision are often more effective and successful.

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download.