A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Louise showed me some wonderful elearning solutions they’ve developed, shared with me her secrets for hiring good talent and provide great insights into the design and development of engaging instruction. The idea was to provide a fun way to engage young people in voting and debunk some of the myths about the experience of casting your vote at a polling station.
7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. But wait…How will you explain eLearning to your Executive Director? Here are 7 things about eLearning your CEO/Executive Director will want to know. 1: How much will it cost? Will you provide CE credits? Don’t show up unprepared.
Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Video Interview with Select Medical’s Director of Education and Development, Lynn Wonsick. They also provide medical rehabilitation services on a contract basis at nursing homes, assisted living and senior care centers, schools and worksites. The post Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions.
Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common
AUGUST 27, 2013
In a movie production, that person would be the director; in an eLearning project, it’s the project manager. When filming a movie, the movie director knows the goal of each scene before the cameras ever start rolling. While watching the film, it occurred to me that there are a lot of similarities between producing a movie and producing an eLearning project. Organization. Budget.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. While the mainstream social media platforms can provide opportunities for. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. You’re.
Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?
Your Training Edge
APRIL 9, 2015
Training helps employees do their jobs better, it helps them fit better into the company, and it provides the knowledge and skills they need for advancement. The disconnect may be due to the fact that while companies are providing training, they aren’t providing the training their employees want. The training provided isn’t relevant to employees’ jobs.
Anticipating Risk in Online Learning
MAY 21, 2015
For example, development directors and fund raisers often desire additional information and best practices for putting on fundraisers and seeking endowments for their nonprofits. You might also want to invest in a solid piece of course design software such as Storyline, or make sure your LMS provider offers you a course design tool. Have you anticipated the risk in online learning?
Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 2
OCTOBER 21, 2011
From a learning point of view, providing our people with “just in time” learning whether it’s coaching, experiences, or learning programs, to ensure we are developing the latest business knowledge and skills is key. Liz: There is always a need to increase utilisation of consultants while providing them enough time to learn and grow. We’ve just launched an application, that’s for ipods, iphones and other devices that provide to the user Ernst & Young thought leadership produced all around the world and is applicable in a range of different markets.
Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company
APRIL 7, 2014
Misha McPherson is director of worldwide sales enablement with a San Francisco-based provider of cloud-based digital marketing software. Prior to this, McPherson was director of global learning and development at Yammer, and also held senior sales training management positions at Monster and Yahoo! You can follow Misha on Twitter at: @MishaMcP. APAC and EMEA.
Survey: Boards Seek Industry Experience in New Directors
JANUARY 11, 2013
New York — Jan. 9 A new report issued by the Deloitte Center for Corporate Governance and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals indicates the top attribute sought in new directors is industry experience, as board subject matter knowledge comes to the fore. These are among the findings from the "2012 Board Practices Report: Providing insight into the shape of things to come." At 55 percent of large-cap companies, at least one director met with a shareholder. Only 27 percent of mid-cap companies had at least one director-shareholder meeting.
Excellence in Technology Innovation
DECEMBER 5, 2016
The executive leadership team started by training a select group of 250 VPs and directors but wanted to cascade the same type of learning across all levels. Learning Delivery LIP 2016 Providers Learning In Practice AwardsLearning in Practice Awards 2016. Intrepid Learning, Inc. An integral part of GGP was developing the team for maturation. Andie Burjek. . Andie Burjek. .
Skillsoft buying SumTotal – My Take
AUGUST 23, 2014
Here according to the documentation listed on the Skillsoft web site, is what they see as the real value of the SumTotal acquisition (text listed is actual wording on their document): Skillsoft and SumTotal provide highly complementary HR solutions. The document provides other information, including “Why Skillsoft intends to purchase SumTotal” Among the statements as to why, is “Comprehensive HR suite, including learning, talent and workforce management” HR and Learning – Internal. As for Skillsoft, they are a content provider. They are not.
Corporate MOOCs: Getting Buy-In from Employees
Your Training Edge
JULY 31, 2014
The What: Provide education about what MOOCs are. Encourage employees to explore some academic MOOC providers like Coursera and edX—maybe even recommend a few courses for them to take. Another option is to focus your first MOOC around providing performance support , or just-in-time training, which employees can use immediately on the job. MOOCs are different. etiquette)?
Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1
OCTOBER 6, 2011
Providing a consistent experience means we need to demonstrate common values, and consistent service delivery through our expert skills and knowledge. We had an opportunity to talk to Liz Griffin about learning and the challenges it faces in a leading professional services company – Ernst & Young. With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Liz: Thank you. Liz: That is right.
Professional Support at an Open Source LMS: Interview with Athanasios Papagelis Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: One of the reasons that eFront is an extremely successful eLearning solution especially for medium organizations is the fact that is well supported. Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: We use an advance enterprise software to support our worldwide clients that use eFront. Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: Support requests can be grouped to different types based on their context and needed communication to reach a solution.
Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Source – a conversation with Sakai’s Executive Director
FEBRUARY 25, 2010
The following are my notes from Part 1 of the webinar: The Truth About Open Source: A conversation with Michael Korcuska, Executive Director of Sakai. Michael is the Executive Director of the Sakai Foundation – open source Course/Learning Management System focused in education space (a “competitor” to Moodle). Support providers know who butters their bread. Director Worldwide eLearning Adobe Systems Click here to register. Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source. The Truth About Open Source Who writes the code? Support?
International Competition Provides Nonprofits with Disability-Friendly Websites
The Learning Dispatch
AUGUST 25, 2016
Our goal is to provide the teams with a fun learning experience coupled with knowledgeable mentors which will result in the nonprofit acquiring a greatly needed accessible website. The post International Competition Provides Nonprofits with Disability-Friendly Websites appeared first on Microassist. Staff photo © 2018 Microassist. Right now, our big push is gamification.”
2016 Learning In Practice Award Winners
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Silver: Lori West-Worland, Director, Global Education Services, Interactive Intelligence. Bronze: Jessica Melo, Director of Sales Training, Paycom. Silver: Patricia Winchester, Director, Learning and Development, USA Today Network. Bronze: Blaire Bhojwani, Director, Learning Technologies, Hilton. Bronze: Chris Bartlett, Director of Learning Resources, FMC Technologies.
Digitec Partners with Association Management System Provider, TMA Resources
MARCH 15, 2012
As a Solution Partner, Digitec provides an off-the-shelf integration with the Personify platform for single sign-on, secure data transfer and eCommerce for TMA Resources’ association and non-profit clients. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. Additional information can be found on TMA Resource’s website. Bio Latest Posts. Amy received a B.A. from Rollins College and an A.A. Spirit animal: Otter (nurturing, playful, and easygoing).
Training Reduces Risk for Emergency Responders
MARCH 21, 2016
Video Interview with Mike Baker, VFIS, Director, Risk Control. VFIS is the largest emergency service insurance provider in North America. As VFIS Director, Risk Control, Mike Baker has found that providing an extended enterprise training solution for their clients is mutually beneficial. To meet their varying needs, VFIS provides a variety of training formats.
3 Simple ways to gamify your online learning
JUNE 2, 2016
Provide great feedback that shows learners where they went wrong and gives them a chance to try again, keeping them motivated to continue learning. Use film and audio to provide interaction. Make challenges achievable and provide feedback and branching navigation to keep the course relevant and engaging. Steve Penfold is Customer Success Director at Elucidat.
Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 23, 2015
It’s most likely that the content providers would utilize an increasing number of automated tools to develop new courses and learning content, saving both money and time invested in conventional processes. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.– If there is something quite certain about the future, it’s the emerging eLearning. Trend # 1 Automation. Trend # 3 Big Data.
7 Benefits of Corporate eLearning
AUGUST 8, 2013
Over the last 15 years in my professional career I’ve seen the benefits of eLearning in my roles as Director of Human Resources, Operations Director, and Training Manager. Provide availability of self paced learning. Part of the issue may be that using eLearning without the right resources is extremely time consuming. Speed up content delivery. Lower employee turnover.
The Certificate is Obsolete
APRIL 6, 2016
This month’s thought leader is none other than Andy Hicken, Director of Product Development at Web Courseworks and frequent contributor to this blog. The burden of tracking credits should be on the education providers and boards, not the doctors.”. The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE, and Certification. Yes, they’re a problem. Claim your seat now.
Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
AUGUST 28, 2015
Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Branded Provider. 2. caught up with PLCC program director Aphra Mednick and lead instructor Darcy Luoma recently to discuss in general what makes for a high quality certificate program. Branded Provider. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. 1. Star Instructor. 3.
Mini-Lessons – How to Begin
JULY 24, 2015
However, without this refinement it is difficult to develop clear steps to provide easy and fast learning. Essentially, the knowledge gives the learner the information to provide the answer to the expected outcome. Learning activity provides the practice or revision of that knowledge. Just one outcome is ideal. With mini-lessons, refinement is the key. But it works!
When Remembering Really Matters – New White Paper from Sharon Boller
APRIL 8, 2014
Managers, Directors, and VP’s are painfully aware of what happens when critical training concepts are forgotten. You’ll learn more about how to apply these strategies, and the research behind them, in the white paper: Provide frequent, spaced intervals of learning instead of “glops” or “unrepeated waves.” ” Provide multiple repetitions.
Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience
MARCH 17, 2016
She particularly likes this game as it provides various customization possibilities. “My learners prefer using PDF - adding Raptivity interactions to PDF makes it an interactive PDF! Boosts learner engagement manifold,” says Dr. Karina Kasztelnik , Professor at Colorado State University. They shared how Raptivity has helped them deliver interactive learning content for their learners.
Guide to Good Online Learning
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Knowledge needs to be provided before it can be learnt and it cannot be tested until it has been learnt - but it can be provided and learnt creatively. Then provide all of the information that you would normally have pushed by creating access to additional, just-in-time resources. Get the content right before you start working out the delivery details. Comments welcome.
2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up
AUGUST 29, 2016
This program will be the new push in the medical space for PI, as it provides real-time opportunities for CME to identify precise learning needs and knowledge gaps. Natalie Lavelle is the Director for Learning Technologies and provides some insight into NBOME’s PI activities. Last December, we placed some of eLearning’s most interesting trends on the hype curve. Quick Hits.
User generated content; The next trend!
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Use Case: Kaplan, a global education provider in more than 30 countries with 19,000 employees, and an early pioneer of user-enabled eLearning. The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly. Learning departments can no longer keep up with the demand for ad hoc knowledge sharing and training requests. 1000 courses created by subject matter experts.
Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Should the association’s Marketing Director or Membership Manager market the association’s eLearning education offerings to the members? Or is it really the Education Director’s job to ensure the success of the eLearning programs and get enrollments? Staff, including the Director of Education, submits events to be included on the calendar. They understood their niche. 2.
Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)
JANUARY 6, 2017
But, instead of simply offering our POV, we thought there was no better way to provide you with the best insights than to consult with some of the leading experts in the field. And there are now so many external content providers, our new job is to curate and integrate, not just develop and teach. The best online shopping services provide the products people are seeking. kkapp.
DevLearn 2016 Session Trailers
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
On November 17th, at this year’s DevLearn Learning Summit in Las Vegas, Jon Aleckson, CEO of Web Courseworks, will be presenting in conjunction with Chad Jackson, Senior Director of Simulation, eLearning & Innovation at the American College of Chest Physicians. Most DevLearn sessions have a session trailer for attendees to view prior to the conference. We hope to see you there.
TOPYX Learning Management System Makes The Inc. 5000 List For Third Consecutive Year
AUGUST 17, 2016
TOPYX is an award-winning, full-featured software-as-a-service (SaaS) online learning platform that engages learners by providing a collaborative learning environment for growing businesses, associations, nonprofit organizations and eCommerce needs of any size throughout the world. Our entire TOPYX team is fully committed to supporting our clients’ learning and development initiatives, and providing the best LMS software, for the best value in our industry. Chief Executive Officer and Director. magazine’s Inc. For 35 years, Inc. “The Inc. No one makes the Inc. Novas.
Affordable e-Learning: How to bell the cat?
AUGUST 12, 2014
If Muhammad will not go to the mountain, then the mountain must come to Muhammad a senior director of the premiere government publication in India was explaining me. Its all fantastic Ashutosh the web responsive systems, HTML 5 getting better, interactivities interspacing every other slide of your courses et al. The grey haired experience spoke with genuine concern.