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Improve Training with These Must Read Articles

WalkMe Training Station

This month I have compiled a fantastic collection of the most interesting employee training articles! There are tons of new training methods and techniques that are being developed and upgraded that are sure to aid you in making your company’s training more efficient. These articles provide you with tips on engaging, retaining and much more! Employee Training

5 Articles on Using Video in ELearning

LearnDash

Whether you have yet to incorporate videos into your online courses or you have been doing it for years, the articles below are worth a quick read. Articles About ELearning & Videos. This article investigates this a bit further. How To Effectively Use Video For Training – Tips for making sure that the videos you use are having a positive impact. elearning

5 Must Read Training and Development Articles

WalkMe Training Station

Sometimes, developing a good employee training program is not just about implementing the right policies or hiring the right people; it also often involves reading informative training and development articles. These articles don’t always have to be unique or ground breaking, though. What matters is that they provide you and your company with new insights on how employee training and development are conducted in other companies and organizations and how to go about achieving your employee development goals. Employee Training and Development Articles. 1.

Best Employee Training Articles of the Month

WalkMe Training Station

This month was full of great post, articles and information, here, on the Training Station Blog as well as around the web. We collected for you some of the most interesting posts and article, discussing the hottest topics in employee training management, such as gamification, learning retention and training evaluation. Sony Inc training program in numbers.

5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget

When it comes to training budgets, leaders. struggle to pinpoint what impact (if any) their training programs are having. Companies end up wasting millions - if not billions -- of dollars of each year on ineffective training. This problem spans the entire training. making mistakes every day that are costing them valuable training dollars. training.”. issue.

Top Articles This Week – Face Business Challenges with Training

WalkMe Training Station

The articles below deal with the topic mentioned above, showing business challenges and ways to overcome them using training. Airbus Manufacturing Facility: Employee Training. This leads to a detailed employee training system, as we can see in this Video. The Importance of Employee Training. Employee Training L&D ArticlesCloud Mindset Shift.

Best Training Articles This Week

WalkMe Training Station

This week I have chosen a diverse group of articles for you, which raise interesting questions, such as what happens with training when you finish onboarding a new worker? These questions should and are being asked in employee training programs as well. Ways to Make Employee Training Fun. We can do it with some good advices, which can be found in this article.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Social Media Training—The Challenges and the Consequences. Training to Prevent Data Theft: What’s Good for Workers Is Good for the Company. Read more. Try stories. Read more. Read more. Read more.

Games Article Published in Online Training Magazine

Kapp Notes

Here is a link to an article by Margery Weinstein with an interview from me and great additional pieces and interviews with James Sharpe, senior vice president, Strategic Solutions, PDI Ninth House and Chris Musselwhite, Sue Kennedy, and Sue Probst of Discovery Learning Inc. In the article, Get Your Head in the Game, I discuss how there are two expectations of games for learning these days. Here is a piece from the article: Kapp says two different consumer-based game products are setting learners’ expectations these days. Check out the entire article here. Games

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5 Must-Read Blended Learning Articles

LearnDash

In recent years it has been found that utilizing blended learning across a variety of contexts has proven to be a successful approach for teaching and training content. Companies use it to train their employees while classrooms implement a blended learning approach to encourage students to think about content in a variety of ways. If so, then you will likely find the articles below to be a great resource! Blended Articles You Should Read. Start Here First – If you’re new to the entire blended learning concept, then this article is where you should start!

Weekly Roundup – Top 5 Articles on Employee Training Strategies

WalkMe Training Station

This week’s round up of the most interesting articles from around the web will deal with employee training strategy, rather than tactical tools for improvement, which is something I focused on quite a bit recently. How to develop an effective employee training program. Design Training to Impact 3 Critical Organizational Dynamics. State of employee training 2015.

Article Review: Overcoming the Fear of Feedback

Pract.us

What I learned from this article. Companies can help employees develop a habitual response to criticism by training them to use a response structure. This article has some great strategies for overcoming fear of feedback. Does constructive criticism make you want to hide? If you hate feedback, don’t feel bad. You can change them with practice. That’s just how I am.”. Literally.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Isn’t there a lot of training out their. training content available but, the vast majority are frustrated by. the lack of transfer back to the job after participating in training. KnowledgeAdvisors (2015) reports that “41% of training. effective training and support. help from the leadership training market. training session? Is training.

This Week’s Top 5 Articles in Corporate Training

WalkMe Training Station

Welcome to another weekly roundup of the best articles, where we discuss everything from the $1M Investment in a promising training startup, Snoop Dogg’s training management, the 5 learning trends to shape the future, online free academic education, and even an ex-military officer sharing his insights on corporate training. Employee TrainingEnjoy!

Top articles This Week on Employee Training Technology

WalkMe Training Station

This week I would like to introduce you to some trending technology improvements in employee training, unsurprisingly using the same technological features we all use on daily basis. Mobile Devices Give Access to Training Anywhere, Anytime. “Time factor” is a phrase you will hear and read about in almost any employee training related discussion or article.

Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

Making Change Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors. - ID Reflections Agile e-learning - Clive on Learning The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Agile Re-explained - The Learning Generalist I lost my agile virginity - Challenge to Learn Tackling Wicked Problems Using an Iterative Approach - ID Reflections Get Real: Mission Critical E-learning - Lars is Learning The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Why Synchronous Learning makes so much sense today - The Learning Generalist ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be? It's the updating part that doesn't happen. eLearning Technology.

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The 18 Most Interesting Articles and Interviews in 2015

WalkMe Training Station

These 18 articles and interviews, written by the best employee training, discuss the challenges training managers today face, upon the shifting world of eLearning, and especially the collision of formal and informal learning. This article discusses the need of a change in mindset, and backing this claim with an interesting report.  . 2.  Employee Training

Best Articles of the Week – Millennials Onboarding

WalkMe Training Station

This week the summery of best articles from all around the web here, on Trainin Station will focus on the young rising power in the labor – Millennials. The first article in our summery is one which explains the main idea behind employing young talents, and what it takes from an enterprise in order to do it successfully. Employee TrainingThey are literally never online.

These 5 Articles Will Have CEOs Better Understand The Importance Of Investing In Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

It is time for another best of the month in employee training! This month we have a mixture of reasons why more and more companies are beginning to invest in employee training. And with all these companies investing a new training programs and it shows that there could be benefits for you company, why wouldn’t you? Reasons Dev Managers Need to Focus on Employee Training.

A Message to All Millennials: Not Another Article About Millennials

Learnkit

After reading the title of this article one of the following thoughts may have crossed your mind: “Here we go again, another ‘how-to’ list about how to incorporate Millennials in the workplace”, or, “so what is this Millennial asking for this time?” The tips in these articles are generally along the lines of: Communicate how meaningful the work of the millennial employee is.

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10 Must-Read Articles About Blended Learning

TalentLMS

Not so new concept of blending different teaching techniques is getting more and more popular in scholar education and in workplace training. We gathered top 10 articles about blended learning that will not only explain the idea behind combining learning techniques but also give you answers to your questions and tips on building your very own blended learning strategy. 1.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. Strategizing informal learning Five Steps to Mobile Learning Success by Brian Taliesin If you feel I’m missing good articles, please let me know. I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I've really been striking out. I'm hoping that people will help out.

Upcoming Webinars, Articles and Events

Kapp Notes

There is evidence that students and trainees participating in simulation game learning experiences have higher declarative knowledge, procedural knowledge and retention of training material than those participating in more traditional learning experiences. Also, you can read an article gleaned from this blog about Gamification at Learning Circuits. The article is In Defense of the Term “Gamification” as Used by Learning Professionals. I am presenting a couple of Webinars in the near future. Here are the details. Thursday, December 8, 2011 10:15 AM (Pacific Time).

5 Must-Read LMS Articles

LearnDash

Learning management is an important component to any online training program. There was once a time when organizations could get away with not using an LMS at all for their training. This article explains two reasons why. If you choose a solution that isn’t right for your goals, the entire learning program suffers. Choosing an LMS? Remember This!

5 Must Read Articles On Tin Can API

LearnDash

Popular applications like Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate have incorporated the specification into their own software which makes it easy to create training content that leverages Tin Can. Below are five articles that explore the growing Tin Can API trend a bit further. 5 Tin Can API Posts Worth Reading. This article explores this concept a bit further.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

To help you sort through the clutter, I’ve gathered the ten top articles from both our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs from the past year. These articles were picked based off of page views, social media shares, educational value and overall reaction from the corporate learning community. 1. This one features safety training we created for Regis Corporation.

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning

TalentLMS

Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. For those of you who don’t want to set time limits for your learners, we harvested 10 must-read articles about asynchronous learning. 1. This article on the other hand focuses solely on asynchronous learning.

10 Must-Read Articles About Gamification

TalentLMS

To become more knowledgeable and get some theoretical background on it, read those 10 articles we found for you! 1. We also gathered few great examples of successful gamifying of corporation training. 2. This very insightful article by Rick Raymer (video  games designer) focuses on gameplay mechanics that can be applied to elearning to engage users. 4. Is it just for fun?

Guest post: Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

Torrance Learning

What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “ learning culture ”? The answer is, “A great deal.” As the chart shows, in a training culture, responsibility for employee learning resides with instructors and training managers. In a training culture, the training and development function is centralized. Articles elearning Instructional Design

5 Must-Read ELearning ROI Articles

LearnDash

While most people think of ROI in terms of products (or services) being offered, it also applies to internal programs like training and elearning. Despite the challenges of establishing viable ROI metrics and measurement techniques for elearning (or training) programs, it certainly isn’t impossible. ELearning ROI Articles You Should Read. elearning

Top 10 Learning Solutions Magazine Articles in 2014 by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

While there are perennial topics that readers of Learning Solutions Magazine are always interested in (authoring tools, video, LMS, etc.), it is the list of most-read articles that tells us where the practice is heading. The top 10 most-read articles of 2014. Emerging Topics Instructional Design Professional Development Training Strategies provide some interesting insights.

Is Your Learning Anti-Social [Article]

Learning Visions

An article I wrote for Training Industry Magazine's fall edition: When you’re motivated to learn something new in your life, what does that process look like for you? Do you read a book or an article, and then clap your hands and say, “I got this?” Read the full article on Training Industry Magazine Hot off the presses. Do you go online and take a self-paced eLearning course and consider yourself a master? Do you attend a two-day classroom workshop and emerge feeling “done” with the learning process? Maybe. But not likely.

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Article Review: “How the Best Onboarding Works: Does Your Process Measure Up?”

Pract.us

In Stacy Lindenberg’s article for Learning Solutions Magazine, she cites research that 90% of new hires decide whether they’ll stay with a company in the first six months. What I learned from this article. Thanks to Stacy Lindenberg for a terrific article with practical and useful onboarding tips. But then what happens when they start work? Start onboarding before day 1.

eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

" In their excellent article,  The 'Change-Up' in Lectures , Middendorf and Kalish found that after three to five minutes of 'settling down' at the start of class, a lapse of attention usually occurred 10 to 18 minutes later. Here's one final quote from the Middendorf and Kalish article (and it's something to which any trainer can relate). In her article,  Keeping Pace with Today's Quick Brains ,  Kathie F. Looking for instructor-led training on the top eLearning tools?  So how long is too long? Ummm, no.

10 Must-Read Articles About Big Data

TalentLMS

This week we gathered top 10 articles about big data to show you the potential of assesing and analyzing various data for eLearning industry. 1.  Making use of Big Data in corporate training   So far Big Data hasn’t change much in corporate trainging. The Big Data Revolution This article shows how using Big Data can improve eLearning for both learners and trainers.

Article Published: Improving Training:Thinking Like a Game Developer

Kapp Notes

Training Quarterly just publishey my article Improving Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer. You can find the article here. The article provides 3 ways in which an instructional designer can think like a game designer. I was originally thinking about 4 but one had to go due to space constraints so I’ve add the fourth here. Can you think of any other?

7 Online Sales Training Tips To Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal

Docebo

Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal Using 7 Online Sales Training Tips. In this article, I’ll share 7 online sales training tips that can help your sales team seal the deal. This can be a challenging task if they are  disbursed  and face-to-face training is out of the question or simply too expensive and time consuming. Offer ongoing online sales training.

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Article Review: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs

Pract.us

David James, chief learning strategist for Looop, explores this idea in his article for Learning Solutions Magazine , “Next Action: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs.”. What I learned from this article. James suggests that training managers step away from the classroom and incorporate learning in the workflow. My comments. Learn more.

Best Articles of the Week

WalkMe Training Station

This week I would like to introduce you to diverse articles about employee training.   Some practice the actual subject of employee training, and focus on trending topics in the field, and others are a great way to expand your horizons. Best Practices for Employee Training Onboarding. Investment in Employee Training, are You Getting a Bang for Your Buck? A hot topic amongst the HR business, is the question whether investment in training really pays off?  Learn More about the Training Top 125. Best Employee Training Books. L&D Article

How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization

Docebo

5 Tips To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization. More importantly, they must receive ongoing online training that allows them to fine tune their skills, learn about the latest products, and brush up on work related tasks. Without continuous online training , retention and employee satisfaction rates plummet. Content delivery is also a consideration.

Training Isn't Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Companies continue to put substantial resources into employee training programs with the hope that these programs will prepare their employees for jobs now and in the future. In an article for the Wall Street Journal titled, “AT&T’s Ambitious Effort to Retrain More than 100,000 Workers,” Rachel King writes: As AT&T Inc. Training is nice, but learning is what the company needs.

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Training: Live Training vs. eLearning. Which is Better?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

With one day's work, I had trained hundreds of people. Nevertheless, asynchronous training has some pretty compelling advantages. But the reason I am thinking about all of this today is that I was recently asked how to show that live classroom training still has an advantage over eLearning. And now I was being asked to justify classroom training. My question for you this week is probably an old, familiar one, but one that comes up in both directions in the training world. Are there different reasons for different kinds of training? Will we ever?

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Article Review: Critique of Malcolm Gladwell's Oversimplification of the 10,000 Hours Rule.

Will at Work Learning

Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool -- one of whom is the world's leading expert on how expertise develops (Ericsson) -- have critiqued Malcolm Gladwell's popularization of the 10,000 Hours Rule in a Salon article , adapted from their new book, “ Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise. ”.  .  . It may not require exactly ten thousand hours, but it will take a lot.".

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox. On one hand, it is becoming ever more necessary for companies to provide training, especially for recent college graduates: according to a Gallup survey , only 11% of business leaders believe that college graduates are adequately prepared to succeed in the workplace. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged.

No-Nonsense Employee Training – The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Here’s another strategy for your next training session. Fi Haywood casts this process in the context of the workplace in her article in People Development Magazine. Bill  Murphy, Jr. 

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

Inspired by JaneHart’s Top100 Articles of 2011 , I thought I should put down at least the top 50 thathas made me reflect and ponder in the past one year, has changed the way I dothings and shaped quite a bit of my work-life decisions. In the past one year, I have made a career shift or should I sayexpanded my work portfolio (and I have describedthe move here ), and these posts and articles have been instrumental inhelping me make sense of the move and impart some value to the work I do. have divided them across five categories for easy reference. approaches?