Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
PDFs have almost become a standard for writing company announcements, policies, terms and conditions, how to’s, newsletters, training material and what not. While some PDFs may be short, quite many of them – such as those used for writing policies & procedures, or for training purposes may be mercilessly long. Create them at the end of each short module and collect their scores.
Assessing Learner Confidence in Training Modules
ATD Learning Technologies
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Consider the following scenario: A new hire has just completed all onboarding training and the assessments confirm that he’s a star. Unfortunately, when potential clients ask specific questions, he is unable to remember many of the product details he learned during training. He breezed through training, right? You send him to the front lines with great expectations.
Creating Immersive Learning Solutions for Industrial Technical Training
JULY 22, 2015
Origin Learning has displayed its in-depth understanding of concepts by developing learning modules with an immersive approach for a transportation conglomerate recently. Ways to impart Technical Training effectively. Identify the common functionalities and repurpose them for relevant training can result in reducing development efforts significantly. Let’s come to water.
Train Your Customers Using eLearning Modules
Voice of Clarity
MAY 23, 2014
eLearning modules can provide an easy solution to your customer product training issues. Of course, when most business professionals think about eLearning services, they think about their employee training needs. Professional training modules can also be an excellent customer relationship tool for your business. eLearning services can do so much more. Benefits.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
Event-based training alone does not work. training. for have largely kept their training strategies the same, with the majority of trai- ning resources earmarked for boring formal learning and event-based training. EVENT-BASED TRAINING ALONE DOES NOT WORK A classic example of event-based training: The annual sales kickoff meeting. No easy access to experts.
5 Reasons Your Learners Love to Hate Your Online Training Modules
JULY 17, 2016
While the above quote refers to the good intentions of people causing as much harm in this world as the works of evil people, I think this quote holds good and true even in the corporate training world, where good intentions often do as much harm as good, solely because of a lack of understanding of the learner’s needs, during the creation of online training modules.
15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules
JULY 14, 2016
Are you looking for first-rate, attention-grabbing images for your online training modules? It is often hard to find images suitable for a e-module. These websites go a long way in making the lives of instructional designers easy and help them produce better online modules, faster. eLearning Design Online trainingSo what can be done? FreeImages.
eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
APRIL 23, 2014
Is 3-5 minutes the right amount of timing for an eLearning module? I'd Looking for instructor-led training on the top eLearning tools? We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We can also bring the same great training onsite to your facility. by Kevin Siegel You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen. So how long is too long? Keeping my students engaged (and awake) has always been a top concern.
7 Online Sales Training Tips To Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal
MAY 19, 2016
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.
Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach
MAY 21, 2015
Through her collaboration with Caryl Oliver, and Raptivity, she has created a range of learning and training courses for clients as small as a hospitality college in India to industry giants like the Linfox Group in Australia. Anne mills Mini courses Mini Learning Bytes Mini Modules raptivityThe key feature of each mini-lesson is that it is quick and specific.
6 Tips To Improve Customer Service With Online Training
MAY 13, 2016
How To Improve Customer Service With Online Training. Thankfully, you can offer them all of the tools and resources they require by developing an effective online customer service training program. 1. Branching scenarios offer your employees the rare opportunity to engage with virtual customers in a supportive online training environment. Offer on-the-job training tutorials.
How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization
JUNE 7, 2016
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.
Enabling Assessment Module after Course Completion
APRIL 9, 2012
She was working on a course which had a few modules and an assessment in the end. In this course, she wanted to create a customized menu page with all the modules and assessment listed and clicking them would take the learner [.]. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5.5 Last week, a Captivate user had posted a question on our Facebook page. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Assessment Disable Assessment Enable Assessment Quiz rapid elearning
How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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.
4 Reasons Why You Should Flip Your Training
APRIL 7, 2016
Traditionally, workforce training has always been subjected to a routine eighth hour classroom setting. These individuals are being taught with outdated PowerPoint lectures and bulky training guides. The 4 TOP Reasons Why You Should Flip Your Training: 1. Training cost can be reduced drastically. 24hr Access to Training resources. Let’s face it. What is it? .
Is Your Training Effective?
Voice of Clarity
JULY 22, 2015
There are many questions you may ask as you design training for your employees: Is it engaging? Donald Kirkpatrick, former president of the American Society for Training & Development (which is now called the Association for Talent Development, or ATD), completed his dissertation some sixty years ago on evaluating course effectiveness. What if my training was not effective?
How to Transition In-person Training to eLearning
JANUARY 13, 2016
Based on many factors (budget, geography, maintenance, resources, scalability) you may be considering the transition of in-person training content to an eLearning format. Some people point to today’s amazing technology as proof that in-person training is no longer required. Where do you begin, once you’ve decided to transition training content from in-person workshops to eLearning?
Training Strategy for Changing Behavior
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
If you need to change the current behavior of an organization through education on new policies and practices, then you need to have a proven training strategy. These kind of training initiatives are always challenging. On all of my consulting engagements that required change-training, we implemented a similar strategy. Communication doesn’t end when the training begins.
Elearning platforms meeting PENS standard makes online training easier
JUNE 9, 2016
The PENS Standard was developed by the Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee ( AICC ) in 2006, and since then, it has grown in popularity because it makes uploading Sharable Content Object Reference Model ( SCORM ) content to an LMS a one-click process. The post Elearning platforms meeting PENS standard makes online training easier appeared first on Docebo.
5 Tips to Effectively Reinforce Your New Product Knowledge Training
JUNE 22, 2016
Even though you have an outstanding sales force and extraordinary marketing team, without effectively training your sales team, your new product launch may not be successful. So, for a successful launch, especially for B2B organizations, product training should be initiated long before the launch stage of the product. Product Training Mobile Apps. Microlearning Modules.
Download Adobe Captivate sample Rapid eLearning Course modules
JANUARY 2, 2012
Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Technical Support Training and Tutorials Under the hood Whats new Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5.5 Looking for some examples to feed your creativity, help you learn more about how Adobe Captivate works, or just to add inspiration to your New Year? Look no further. I’ve added the big yellow download button to the sidebar of the Captivate blog so you can find the latest downloadable source demos. You’ll find them [.]. Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. rapid elearning
The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Think Small (Iterations, Action Maps, Storyboards, and Mini-Modules)
The Learning Generalist
JUNE 22, 2009
Actual deployment takes months from actual initiation of the project - this delays learner feedback, which is key to evolving the training content and increasing effectiveness. The end of an iteration marks the opportunity to showcase working elearning to the customer, seek feedback and to potentially release the module(s) to learners. agile training instructional design elearning
5 Ways to Stop Training Content Overload
APRIL 23, 2015
How much training is “enough”? Are you overloading your learners with training? When learners are asked to take too much training, or remember too much content, many negative consequences can occur: The organization is wasting resources on training that is not effective. Strategies to Stop Training Content Overload. 1. This leads to poor performance.
Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 15, 2014
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and gamification hit the corporate training world at roughly the same time. Starting mainly as a way to motivate sales teams through competition, the idea of using game mechanics has moved into many areas of the business environment, including training. But ultimately, what it all comes down to is that gamification works by making training fun.
ILT, Elearning, or MOOC? When to Use Common Training Formats
Your Training Edge
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
Corporate training used to mean one thing: “Here’s an orientation pamphlet and a couple of manuals. Then it meant another: “Your training will take place October 14 through 18, from 9 to 5. The popularity of each type of training has risen and declined according to various factors, including who’s in charge, training budgets, and what’s trendy. Instructor-led training.
SDMS Ltd & Epignosis Release Face-to-Face Training Module for eFront
JULY 6, 2012
Leading UK Staff Development and Personnel Solutions provider, SDMS Ltd , together with Epignosis, the developer of eFront®, recently announced the release of a new classroom module to complement the already extensive functionality of eFront® its award winning e-Learning platform. Source: The Classroom Training Module of eFront is designed to enable Training Managers and Administrators to plan and deliver face-to-face and classroom training courses and address the day-to-day operational tasks of training administration. Source: original PR July 2, 2012.
Compliance Training: Doing Something About the Least Popular Training on Earth
MAY 10, 2013
Compliance training satisfies few who experience it. Not only do we often fritter away this opportunity, I have come to believe that compliance training promotes cynicism about all of workplace learning. convened a panel devoted to improving compliance training at the Corporate Learning Summit conference in Chicago. No more knee jerk compliance training! Meet the panel.
6 Best Practices For Applying Spaced Learning In Online Training
MARCH 1, 2016
New post 6 Best Practices For Applying Spaced Learning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. Are you concerned about cognitive overload undermining the effectiveness of your online training program? How To Apply Spaced Learning In Online Training. The ideal formula is a 15- to-20-minute online training session that is followed by a 10-minute break.
Benefits of compliance training
OCTOBER 13, 2015
Compliance courses have the potential to change the way your staff act more than any other type of training. Here we offer our best practices for compliance training and elearning so you can make sure your courses gain the positive reputation they deserve. Targeted training Blanket compliance training can be blamed for much of its negative reputation.
Using Design to Increase Training Adoption: This Month on #BLPLearn
APRIL 28, 2016
What good is training if no one uses it? understand that there are certain elements of training you can simply make mandatory… but there are some you cannot. This means that, continuing the message from last month’s post, the visual design of your training can have a major impact on effectiveness. Take, for instance, support documents. Not conducive to adoption at all.
Active learning principles: tips to apply in online training
JUNE 28, 2016
Do you need to make your online training experience more engaging, collaborative and interactive? If so, then active learning may be the ideal strategy for your online training program. In this article, Christopher Pappas shares active learning principles and related activities that you can integrate into online training course design. Want to read more? Course Content
How Sales Process Training Can Be Made Effective With eLearningc
JULY 11, 2016
Their mobile careers do not allow them to go for a full-fledged training session, hence they take respite in these bite-sized modules that come to their immediate rescue. These modules can be accessed on their mobile devices they hardly part with and help them quickly hit their brain’s Refresh button before they meet the client. eLearning Design Online training
Competency Based Training in Moodle
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
When developing a Competency Based Training Program with the Moodle Outcomes Module, training managers are equipped with a process for defining competencies that are linked to a series of numbers or letters to determine the learner’s level of understanding of said competency. For more information on Moodle's advanced features, download our guide here.
Are you designing training or professional development?
The eLearning Nomad
OCTOBER 21, 2015
There is an important distinction between training and professional development. Training is about the ‘how’ — how to comply with certain rules, how to use a budget system, how to use the jargon in a technical field, how to calculate things, how to perform CPR, etc. Training is necessary because people in workplaces must know what tools to use, when and how to use them. Self-paced e-learning modules are examples of training. They have a place in the e-learning landscape, especially for systems and compliance training. Are they meaningful ?
The Fact and Fiction of Online Training
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
Employers don’t count online courses as actual training.”. Online and classroom training seek the same fundamental learning outcomes. Expect to spend 10-15 hours a week per module”). Fact: Any well-developed training includes unique ways to engage and create meaningful interactions for their learners. Fiction: “Employers don’t see online training as ‘real’ training.”.
Are You Making this Mistake with Your Retail Sales Training?
JANUARY 27, 2016
With employees coming and going, creating and retaining a highly trained, deeply knowledgeable sales team is even more challenging. To overcome these challenges and compete in the market today, developing effective, high-velocity training support programs that get staff up to speed on new products and sales initiatives is critical to success. Custom elearning development is powerful tool for retail sales managers looking to develop a highly trained sales team. Here are 4 reasons why you need an elearning development partner for your sales training: 1.
The Training Industry 2016 Content Development Companies Watch List
JUNE 3, 2016
eLearning Brothers is honored to announce that we have been selected as 1 of 20 fine training companies in this year’s Content Development Companies Watch List. Though our template work has garnered much acclaim, over the past few years we have also been privileged to work with several distinguished clients to bring world-class custom eLearning into their training programs.
Five Ways to Engage Learners in Online Training
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
This is especially true for a lot of corporate training that is compulsory and not always connected to performance expectations. We had to train so many people on the new system that the first groups were trained months before the system rolled out. like to call these micro-learning modules , coursels (as in course morsels). Engage Learners with Relevant Content.
Online Compliance Training: 4 Best Practices
JULY 5, 2016
Also, the emphasis laid by organizations now-a-days on compliance training is evident. But often, employees dislike taking the lengthy, dry compliance training. With demand and necessity, there comes a need for creativity to make your compliance training outstanding.So how can you make your online compliance training outstanding? Content Chunking/Micro modules.