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Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

Two years ago I was at a CLO conference in Austin, Texas. The keynote speaker asked a question that gave me pause then – and continues to drive me now. He asked, “Is the 45-minute course you created a good use of 45 minutes of the learner’s life?

“Check Box” Training, or Is It “Check Box” L&D?

Living in Learning

It’s Saturday morning, and am fully caffeinated…sitting on the deck and nursing on the business end of a fairly decent cigar. It’s odd moments like these that a craving to rip out a blog post gets flung upon me. Out of the blue a question landed on my brain and I thought was significant enough […]. Continuous Learning Learning Ecosystems Performance Support Performer Support Rants & Ramblings Sustained Capability dynamic learning ecosystems embedded performance support point of work

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State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

It’s that time of the year. A time to reflect back to see where e-learning as a whole is at, and where it is heading for the coming year. That said, reflection is for some other blog author to write about. I’m all about now and where the industry is heading (based on trends). . The Present. Or as some people will call it, Now, as in the present. Think of it like those movies, you know the ones that say “present day”, and it was done in 1975? Yeah, like that.

10 top tips for a great interactive video

Kineo

We’re all abuzz these days about interactive video. And for good reason. It is a great way to get learners to sit up straight and pay attention and on top of that, can enhance and improve a traditional eLearning experience, by = breaking up the monotony of clicking next through a series of slides. And it is, well, so much more interactive than a “static” video.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

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When Leadership Training Doesn’t Work

PDG

I recently read an online article that posited that leadership training doesn’t work. Look at great leaders like JFK and Gandhi, the author argued. Did they get leadership training? The author further went on to argue that leadership training has never turned an incompetent into an effective leader.

Simple Insufficiency

Clark Quinn

As things get more complex, organizations are looking to get more agile. And they’re looking at a wide variety of approaches in different areas. It can be agile, digital transformation, design thinking, and more. And, by and large, these are all good things. And all of them are quite simply insufficient. Why do I suggest this insufficiency? Because the solution is complex. Organizations are complex organisms.

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How to Get State of the Art Training -- Without Replacing Your LMS

Launchfire

It’s no secret that most L&D people hate their LMS. 31% of companies would NOT recommend their LMS to colleagues 38% of companies currently using an LMS are actively looking to switch providers And over half of companies don’t believe their LMS has the ability to meet future needs.

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Are You Delivering High-Quality Virtual Training?

ReadyTech

Deloitte University Press estimated that more than 24 million people have tried virtual training and that most young employees come to work ready to build their job skills through virtual training software.

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 Exactly Does Adaptive Learning Look Like? Part 1

ATD Learning Technologies

ATD product manager Jeffrey Surprenant recently sat down with subject matter expert James Bennet to uncover not only what adaptive learning is and looks like, but also the why and how behind implementing it in your organization. What Is Adaptive Learning?

Ways to Use LMS for Business Beyond Just Skill and Compliance Training

AbaraLMS

Your employees will never care to know how well you do until they know how much you care! Nowadays, organizations are taking the lead to train their employees efficiently by providing access to information and training material on the go via Learning Management Systems.

Radical Coherency

Clark Quinn

Tied to my last post about insufficient approaches, I was thinking again about the Coherent Organization . Coherency is powerful, but it could be a limiting metaphor. So I want to explore it a bit further. First, coherency is powerful. Lasers, for example, are just light, the same as comes from your lightbulbs. Except that the wavelengths are aligned and focused. When they’re at the same frequency, in the same direction, suddenly you can cut steel!

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How We’re Rocking DevLearn 2017

eLearning Brothers

We here at eLearning Brothers are chomping at the bit to rock DevLearn 2017 in our signature style, as only the Team in Orange can! It’s only two weeks away and we want you fully informed of our plans this year. We want you to be as excited as we are! Deep breaths, our friends.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

Don’t Confuse READY…With READINESS…

Living in Learning

If I had to boil down all my bluster and passion in this blog to a single core statement, it would be this: Training, by itself, does not drive performance – it drives potential; …if you truly seek to sustain measurable workforce performance you must go to the Point-of-Work and plan to address diverse Moments […].

Does your company have the right plumbing to evolve corporate learning?

Axonify

In the first of a three-part series on modernizing corporate learning, hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), Axonify’s CEO Carol Leaman made one thing clear: in order to remain competitive, organizations must begin to modernize learning. This week, Axonify’s Principal Learning Strategist, JD Dillon, continued the discussion by offering three practical strategies for how to make that happen.

How to Edit a Screenshot

Visual Lounge

It probably comes as no surprise that the inclusion of images and screenshots throughout your content makes it easier and faster for your audience to receive your message. Did you know that human beings can make sense of a visual scene in less than one-tenth of a second ?!

Driving The Pace Of Digital Transformation For Lucrative Business

G-Cube

Digital Transformation – different people have different understanding of this word and different versions are doing rounds in the market. However, most companies don’t know the right approach or how to get their companies Digitally Transformed.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Dreams do come true, kids. Don’t worry, we won’t be subjecting you to middle school clarinet recitals, embarrassing talent shows, or bad karaoke (hopefully not, anyway). We know that with great power comes great responsibility.

Core Values at the Heart of Learning at Lucasfilm

CLO Magazine

Danielle O’Hare, director of talent development at Lucasfilm, says the studio focuses on three core values in learning and in business: share what you know, challenge yourself to do the impossible and encourage everyone to contribute to the filmmaking process.

Marc My Words: The Coming Knowledge Tsunami by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

Knowledge will likely be doubling every 11 to 12 hours by 2020. Are you ready to learn, unlearn, and relearn at that rate? Emerging Topics Management Professional Development

Five Benefits of Lecture Capture

Visual Lounge

The traditional classroom setting isn’t what it used to be. By 2019, experts predict that at least 50% of all classes will be delivered online , as online learning has been steadily increasing for the past five years.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

[Infographic] 10 Big Benefits Blended Learning Has For Your Business

LearnUpon

Discover the real benefits blended learning can have for you, your organization and your learners with this handy infographic. Want to read more? Sign up to get our latest posts! The post [Infographic] 10 Big Benefits Blended Learning Has For Your Business appeared first on LearnUpon.

Opinion: Duolingo’s Biggest Downfall, and How to Fix It

LearnDash

Duolingo is one of the best examples of how to create an engaging learning program. However, it is lacking in one area. It is no secret that I am a fan of Duolingo , the popular (free) program for learning a new language.

Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles

The E-Learning Curve

Kolb’s use of the term “learning styles” has nothing to do with VAK learning styles; if you’re interested in scientifically dubious nonsense, look elsewhere. Continue Reading → The post Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Boost Assessment Effectiveness with Mini-Scenarios by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learn how mini-scenarios can boost the effectiveness of multiple-choice assessments by adding realism and storytelling. Design & Development Tools Emerging Topics Measurement

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.