Great Infographic – Killer Tips for Nailing Employee Training in the Digital Age
WalkMe Training Station
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Being a good trainer is almost like being a mind reader, because you have to guess what goes on in your audience’s head and adapt your training program to their attention and needs. This means that the people waiting for your training are every different than each other. Employee Training
Enspire named Top 20 Gamification company
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
Enspire is pleased to announce that it has been named as a Top 20 Gamification Company by TrainingIndustry.com. ”We’re delighted to be chosen as one of Training Industry’s Top 20 Gamification Companies,” said Enspire Director of Games and Simulations Robert Bell. ”We Company size and growth potential. Quality and number of clients/users. Geographic reach.
Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 15, 2016
have previously talked about MOOCs and distance learning systems for both academic and corporate training scenarios. Organizations and their managers find it mandatory to offer result oriented training to their employees and partners so as to ensure acquisition of new skills in a timely way. Bryant is a entrepreneur, trainer, and strategic training adviser for many organizations.
Enspire Top Content Company
JUNE 4, 2015
AUSTIN TX - 5 June 2015 – Training Industry has named Enspire, a leading developer of training content and media, to its Content Development Companies Watchlist for 2015. Training Industry has named Enspire to the list, or as a Top 20 Content Development company, for 4 years in a row. Capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content. Quality of clients.
‘High Stakes’ Employee Training: The Crucial Role of Simulating the Consequences
MAY 25, 2012
In high-stakes training, one powerful technique to make training stick is to simulate the consequences as much as possible. The idea comes from anesthesiology training: In simulated surgical environments operating on a test dummy, the patient dies. But doing it can heighten awareness of the importance of the training and motivate people during training. 175-193.
More Historical Perspective or Why I Fear for Instructional Technology as a Profession
In the Middle of the Curve
OCTOBER 29, 2015
This is one of my first web sites - developed in 2001. Because in 2001, that was advanced. As I sifted through my papers from my Instructional Technology Masters degree, it occurred to me that we are having the same conversations that we did in 2001. Thinking in terms of "training" vs helping people become more comfortable with change. Thinking in terms of courses.
How to Train Your Customers
NOVEMBER 3, 2012
Companies such as Apple, Werner, Drivefleet and Franklin Templeton have established initiatives to train their customers, and they’re not alone. 2010 Aberdeen Group study of nearly 400 organizations found 51 percent of employers trained customers, and another 41 percent trained business partners such as distributors, advisers and vendors. Research this year from Brandon Hall Group indicates 54 percent of organizations are now doing some form of extended audience training for business partners or customers. Radi said two things can lead to bad customer training.
Reduce Risk of Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure with Comprehensive Employee Training
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Get the knowledge you need to lower your bloodborne pathogen exposure risks with our tips and training! Who needs bloodborne pathogen training? Anyone working in a healthcare or laboratory setting needs to be trained to help reduce occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. When I was in college, I took an anatomy lab course which involved working with cadavers. I was required to complete an in-person training session, and training would have been required annually (as per OSHA) had I continued to have exposure to the lab. Employee training program.
Is this thing on? Tips for measuring course effectiveness and return on investment
OCTOBER 30, 2015
The Kirkpatrick four levels of training evaluation. While later stages of evaluation measure more obvious aspects of quality—such as the impact of the training on the learner—it’s important not to overlook the less obvious factors, such as instructional design or the use of technology. This level measures learner reaction to training – often called the “smile sheet.” 2001).
Sponge UK gets top honours in 100 best companies list
JANUARY 5, 2016
Sponge UK makes bespoke online training for large organisations such as Tesco, GlaxoSmithKline, the NHS and Royal Mail and employs nearly 70 people at its headquarters in Plymouth. Best Companies has been producing and publishing lists of the best organisations to work for since 2001. We’re also in the learning business, so personal development is at the heart of the company.
They Say, “Be Agile”. What Does that Really Mean?
JUNE 22, 2015
2001, the above authors. Especially if you are applying Agile methods to something other than software development—like managing or creating training programs—you have to make adaptations. Challenge yourself to create an online training course in one day. Better yet, challenge everyone on your team to create an online training course in one day. Why Agility is Important.
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
The conclusion reached by Fleming and Levie is supported b William Horton, a leading expert in the field of web-based instructional design, in his work titled Designing Web-Based Training. Interactivity in web-based training is especially important because people are not content to merely read from the computer screen as they may be with a book. 2001) Three types of interaction. 2000) Designing web-based training. The Advantages of Interactivity. There are many advantages of having learners interact with the subject matter they are learning. References.  Moore, M.
Learning with e's
JUNE 20, 2012
It is representative of the kind of activities one sees in the old style e-learning package designs still used in many companies to impart basic health and safety or customer care training. It served its purpose in the 'instructional design' period of e-learning development where 'stand alone' Computer Aided Training (CBT) content was king, but we have moved on. 2001) David A.
You Want a Job? I Give you the F.B.I
JANUARY 7, 2009
One area of the United States economy that is hiring is the FBI. In fact, due to retirments of the boomers and attrition.they need more than a few good men/women. They need a lot! This is just the first of many agencies in the Government that are going to need a lot more people because of retirements. The FBI posted openings for 850 special agents and more than 2,100 professional support personnel.
The E-Learning Slug Awards
AUGUST 16, 2016
To aid in the listings (as any good training and/or L&D person would do with a helpful guide) here are the slug worth. = Worst Slug – The Winner!! Ad-hoc reporting. I had a system in 2001 that had ad-hoc and was in the cloud BTW, but anyway, if it was around in at least 2001, you should have it. . Anyone who has been involved or currently works in Training, L&D will already know about repetition and retention. . Thus, when you are in Training, L&D repetition is but one piece of the entire puzzle for making learning stick. Slugfantastic!
Have You Really, Really Identified Your Learning Champions?
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
One common analysis method involves the Power vs. Interest grid ( Making Strategy: Mapping Out Strategic Success by Fran Ackermann and Colin Eden, SAGE Publications, 2001, pp. If the learner is not initially in the “Player” quadrant of the Power vs. Interest grid, then dedicate attention towards moving her into that quadrant—before, during, and after training. Program Management 101.
What Is Agile Learning Design?
MAY 7, 2013
For almost 40 years the ADDIE model has reigned as king, the ultimate framework for instructional designers and training developers—but we have a feeling that’s about to change. And in 2001, 17 software developers came together to talk about what they were doing—thus, the Manifesto for Agile Software Development was born. IT STARTED WITH A PROBLEM.
The New Face of Apprenticeships
AUGUST 3, 2016
Most would associate apprenticeships, a teaching model that combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction, a development strategy for the construction industry. Companies such as Aon and Zurich point to benefits that range from a more loyal and better-trained workforce, to students emerging with training relevant to the needs of the market and no education-based debt.
Simplicity in Learning
MARCH 10, 2015
ATD estimates we spend anywhere from 43 – 185 development hours for one hour worth of training. Conservatively. Then combine the third stat with this last one: The training created impacts fewer than 15% of the participants. The Association for Talent Development, Learning Circuits Archives “Time-to-Develop-One-Hour-of-Training” 2009, K. There is beauty in simplicity.
Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
For example, here are a few research findings – The integration of educational video, aligned with lesson objectives, is a way to get students interested and motivated about their subject matter (O’Hagan, 2001). Making training more cognitively effective: Making videos interactive. 2001). Today’s guest blogger is Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D.! Conclusion. Brain Pop.
The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model
OCTOBER 15, 2015
The general idea behind the LPM is that L&D interventions such as digital and blended learning, face-to face training and formal and informal learning have an impact on employees’ performance, which in turn has an effect on the financial and organizational performance. In order to acquire certain competences employees need to be trained on knowledge and skills. 2001).
The New-Age LMS
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Since 2001, the company has been providing online learning solutions to global corporates through its LMS. Over the years the company tweaked the LMS as and when required to meet the ever-changing training needs of corporates. Last week, while doing some Google ‘research’ I accidentally stumbled upon a fabulous TED talk by a delightful educator – Sugata Mitra.
A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Learner engagement can be seen as the “time and energy students devote to educationally purposeful activities” (Kuh, 2001) and studies show that driving learner engagement ticks quite a few boxes in terms of boosting individual performance. Benefits of training and development for individuals, teams, organizations, and society. 2001). Why engage your learners? Learning offer.
The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part I
ATD Learning Technologies
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
We are moving into a world where even non-technical people use point-and-click to get APIs to talk to each other, and the enterprise training team has a seat at the high-tech table. My commitment to using a specification like Experience API (xAPI) plays a key role in looking forward—to where we all want to go in education and training. That is the same as it ever was.
6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace
MAY 23, 2012
This is already having an impact on the way we design and manage work itself and is bound to impact the training domain as well. Instructor led training may not be the most desired modes of learning for them. Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. These will help you make the business case for mLearning. 1.
eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
It all started with the Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC), which was formed in 1988. The aircraft industry has always had a high need for training and certification, and prior to 1988, this led to a variety of incompatible and closed system training programs that had unique hardware and software requirements. SCORM. Blog Learning Management
Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning
OCTOBER 11, 2011
1940s Bloom’s Taxonomy 1956 Mager Learning Objectives 1962 Gagne 9 Events 1965 ADDIE…1975 ADDIE and the 5 Rules of Zen 2002 The affordances of mobile devices are many – need to think about training and ID in new ways. Growth of the Corporate University movement (represented a shift from hallway training and apprentice movement) – the increasing professionalization of training – and now we’re getting ready to move away from it. (We’ve tried to fit adults into this classroom model – shows a picture of some elderly gents looking uncomfortable whilst staring at the front of a classroom).
Why do Learners Drop Out of a Course?
JUNE 23, 2015
With the rise of online universities and training centers, educationists are now challenged with learner retention (DiRamio & Wolverton, 2006; Liu, Gomes, Khan, &Yen, 2007). Research indicates that the failed attrition rate for undergraduate courses in the US ranges between 20 – 50% (Frankola, 2001). Training organizations and higher education institutes that invest in the extra help needed to help new students get accustomed to increased technological needs will experience lower attrition rates. Did we create an unsettling feeling in you? There is hope.
Safaris Popforms Acquisition Expands Offerings for a New Generation of Managers
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Safari is one of the world’s largest online subscription libraries of video training courses and books for professionals. million people use Safari’s library, which includes more than 30,000 books, videos, audiobooks and conference talks from over 200 publishers and training providers. Safari itself is a subsidiary of O’Reilly Media, which developed Safari as a joint venture with Pearson in 2001. Safari’s acquisition of Popforms demonstrates the value it places on training the millennial generation. Over 1.7 Reilly Media acquired Pearson’s stake in Safari last year.
New White Paper: Training In Troubled Times
MAY 7, 2009
MindLeaders’ white paper “Training In Troubled Times: Delivering on ‘What’s To Follow’ With Training” encourages organizations to take L&D decisions during a recession with two goals in mind: (i) surviving the current downturn and (ii) exploiting the upswing that will eventually follow. During slowdowns or recessions, most organizations look for ways to cut costs.
Profile of a learning architect: Charles Jennings
Clive on Learning
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
Charles Jennings originally went in to Reuters (now Thomson Reuters), the world’s largest international multimedia news agency, in 2001 as a consultant, tasked with drawing up a new learning and development strategy. Charles describes how the regional training operations were run as “fiefdoms, all in competition with each other. Little was shared.” learning architects
The Learning and Forgetting Curve: How to Make eLearning Memorable
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
Taking a short nap after learning or reading something challenging actually improves memorization and recall (Bjork, 2001). Which simply means, sleep registers your training or learning material into long-term memory. In short, convince the learner that they would improve professionally or personally by completing the new training. Tell us something new. The culprit? 2014).
Activate your knowledge
Learning and Working on the Web
APRIL 17, 2013
Conversations contribute to both developing ideas and relations with others. – The lower sector represents the domain of relations , since effective knowledge development is enabled by trust and shared understanding between the people involved (Cross, Parker, Prusak & Borgatti, 2001). PKM is pretty well the antithesis of formal education and training. Passion at Work, page 11].
Education and training spend in the UK
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
In the foreword to Brinkerhoff and Apking’s High Impact Training (2001), Professor Dale M Brethower identified the total US spend on education, “from kindergarten through graduate school” at $230 billion, and estimated that employers pass on to consumers at least $300 billion in spend on training and development.
10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
Although the article is from 2001, both the question and solutions are still valid today. Discussion about providing asynchronous group training How about a little social learning? In her post Laura Payette asked for suggestions for providing asynchronous group training and what happened in comments is a perfect example of incorporating online discussions into your course.
Ruth Clark: eLearning and the Science of Instruction: A 10 Year Retrospection
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Multimedia principles – basically the same Growth in scenario based In 2001 = about 11% of delivery media was elearning; in 2009 to 36% – gradual decrease in instructor led. Research on examples and worked examples -- where was learning better? (A) example, practice, example, practice…OR B) example, practice, practice, practice) – does more practice lead to better learning? –> worked examples/A) was less training time and better outcomes/fewer mistakes on the test. Used for software training. An expert in evidence-based elearning – author of seven books! new family?
Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools
AUGUST 27, 2015
These won’t be on my submission to Jane, because for purposes of the survey: A learning tool is any software or online tool or service that you use either for your own personal or professional learning or for teaching or training. Since 2001, I’ve posted 32,000 photographs. I’ll admit to revisiting Monterey Car Week half a dozen times. Friends. Books. WordPress.