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  • THE LEARNING DISPATCH  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2015
    [Providers] This Week in Learning - November 10, 2015
    Taking as her starting point a recent piece in the New York Times that defends lectures as an effective method of teaching, Barre suggests that, instead of covering old ground, we should shift the discussion to a “normative debate about what we think we should be providing our students and why.” Meaningless Edits When we develop learning, we often write. John McIntyre, editor at the Baltimore Sun (to whom I’ve linked before), gives us a short and moving piece on his shift from prescriptivism to a less strict application of traditional rules of grammar. read more
  • THE ELEARNING NOMAD  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015
    [Providers] Universities’ e-tutoring methods should not be used in facilitated professional development
    Furthermore, they should reflect on how they make every written ‘evidence’ in the forums assessable – this gets in the way of providing an online space that could potentially replicate lively debates which are typical of a good face-to-face session. In most online courses at universities, tutors set a minimum number of discussion forum posts per week. For example, students must contribute at least twice in each discussion to receive credit for participation. The assessment of the number of contributions is deemed necessary to ensure students’ participation.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
    [Providers] A Conversation with Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify
    What started out as a very effective microlearning platform has now evolved into a sophisticated multi-faceted platform that provides organizations with everything they need to ensure that their employees acquire, grow, sustain, share and apply their knowledge to the job. Alongside microlearning is our performance support offering that provides knowledge-on-demand, where employees can access the information they need, when they need it. That way you always know that you’re providing value to the business. Now here are the highlights from our conversation. The result?
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015
    [Providers] eLearning: Cloud Review and Collaboration with ReviewLink
    Your manager, stakeholders, and subject matter experts can provide feedback directly on any page of a course. by Stephanie Ivec    One of the biggest hidden challenges when it comes to developing eLearning is getting feedback from your client, collaborating on course content with internal team members, or getting final project approval.   Sure, you can manage the collaboration or feedback process the old fashioned way--email. However, managing dozens upon dozens of project emails can quickly become a daunting task.   Work More Efficiently. eLearning
  • ROB HUBBARD  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015
    [Providers] A Decade in eLearning – Then, Now and Next
    Once we have a lot of data to play with we can start doing clever things with recommendations, like modifying learning paths and providing performance support. As LAS celebrate 10 years in business I find myself thinking back to what has changed over that time, what hasn’t, and what the future may hold. When I started LearningAge Solutions, it was as a jobbing contractor, working for a number of elearning development houses. Over time I started building content myself and soon needed to hire another developer. So what’s changed? Learning has gone mobile. Flash is dead. What’s the same?
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015
    [Providers] Development Corner: Image Formats
      The "Portable Network Graphic" was created (approved as a web standard in 1996) to provide high quality continuous-tone but also allow for transparency and animation. by Sally Cox    When it comes to adding images to websites, PowerPoint presentations, or eLearning projects, you will likely be given JPEGs, GIFs, or PNGs. Let's review the three most common image formats and why/when to use them. JPEG is short for "Joint Photographer's Experts Group." " It is one of the most popular formats used on the web and in eLearning. 16 MILLION +.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015
    [Providers] Maintain Consistent Customer Support — Even During City Disruptions
    In my last job, I worked for an IT services provider in Austin. Providing consistent service for customers outside of Austin and providing empathetic service to locals is a lot easier for a customer support rep who is allowed to work from home and isn’t also facing event disruptions. There’s nothing like 230,000 spectators from all over the world descending on Austin to disrupt business. These large events are particularly difficult for businesses with a customer support focus. How does a company continue to drive great support for their customers during such events?
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2015
    [Providers] 5 Tips For Adding Videos To Your Knowledge Base
    Instead of just uploading your video and letting it stand on its own, consider adding a paragraph or two that sets things up for your viewer or provides other information or links that might be valuable. According to Forrester research, watching a one-minute video has the impact of reading 1.8 million words. And over 65% of the population learns visually according to Mind Tools. Nearly every company focuses on creating videos for external audiences. One important place these videos live is within the company intranet or knowledge base. Demo tutorials. Event recaps. HR process videos.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2015
    [Providers] Blog Round Up: Video
    No longer do you have to rely completely on the video creator to provide tags in order to find videos. Forrester says that watching a one-minute video has the impact of reading 1.8 million words. Check out our latest blog posts to see how you can put the power of video to work for your company. Tips For Adding Videos To Your Knowledge Base. While nearly every company focuses on creating videos for external audiences, more and more teams are turning to video as a way to share information and communicate important ideas internally as well. Using Video For Knowledge Transfer.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015
    [Providers] Digital Participation
    billion in: Providing laptops in all public high schools. Providing mechanics for assisting schools in ICT deployment. [1] [link]. [2] Kearsley, G. The huge wave of internet in last few decades has led to the evolution of online based user experience, whether it’s about searching, marketing, shopping and learning. Much discussed topics in few of my previous articles have been MOOCs, video learning and other online modes that are extensively being used all over the world. All point towards the same finding i.e. increasing digital participation. Digital participation. 2000). 2001).
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [Providers] Unlock Achievement by Meaningful Gaming
    The adrenaline rush of getting into “mischief” without any onlooker and the flexibility of “experimentation”the “sandy” activity provided. Can filling the seemingly never-ending spreadsheets be fun? Can people be empowered or motivated to learn in an interesting, engaging, and experiential way? The terrain of learning is fast-changing. Companies opting for gamification techniques to hook its people have seen business results that put focus on learning the gaming way. But a slight alteration is needed. But remember the fun of being allowed to build sand-castles? That is autonomy at work!
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2015
    [Providers] Creating Models and Employee Training Techniques
    On the other hand, case studies can be integrated into a mentoring program in order to provide trainees with access to valuable data. There are many different employee training techniques that are widely used are fairly well known. A few good examples include virtual learning, mentoring and on-the-job-training. These training methods are used in various organizations for improving the skills and capabilities of their personnel. However, what you may not know is that the various types of training may also be customized according to the needs of your own company. – Technical skills.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [Providers] Unlock Achievement by Meaningful Gaming
    The adrenaline rush of getting into “mischief” without any onlooker and the flexibility of “experimentation”the “sandy” activity provided. Can filling the seemingly never-ending spreadsheets be fun? Can people be empowered or motivated to learn in an interesting, engaging, and experiential way? The terrain of learning is fast-changing. Companies opting for gamification techniques to hook its people have seen business results that put focus on learning the gaming way. But a slight alteration is needed. But remember the fun of being allowed to build sand-castles? That is autonomy at work!
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [Providers] Unlock Achievement by Meaningful Gaming
    The adrenaline rush of getting into “mischief” without any onlooker and the flexibility of “experimentation”the “sandy” activity provided. Can filling the seemingly never-ending spreadsheets be fun? Can people be empowered or motivated to learn in an interesting, engaging, and experiential way? The terrain of learning is fast-changing. Companies opting for gamification techniques to hook its people have seen business results that put focus on learning the gaming way. But a slight alteration is needed. But remember the fun of being allowed to build sand-castles? That is autonomy at work!
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2015
    [Providers] Project Loon is set to circle the planet with Internet balloons in 2016 [Dockrill]
    Excerpt: Google’s Project Loon is a massively ambitious plan to provide Internet connectivity to areas of the planet that don’t already enjoy good access to the web. Project Loon is set to circle the planet with Internet balloons in 2016 — from sciencealert.com by Peter Dockrill Around the world in 300 balloons. Via a […]. 21st century 24x7x365 access global / globalization Google internet the downsides of technology
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2015
    [Providers] Latitude attends Detroit's 2015 Franchise Expo
    The expo provided a platform for one-on-one exchanges with representatives from very successful franchises nationwide. SALINE, MICH., November 2, 2015 - Latitude, and industry leader in partner performance and home of the LearningCenter LMS, visited Detroit's Franchise Expo on October 30, 2015 in Novi, Michigan. Regina Beckham and Janay Burch, both Latitude employees, had the opportunity to interview dozens of franchises on training practices offered to their franchisees.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
    [Providers] How To Develop New Skills & Progress In Your Career
    Although the internet has played a role in creating greater competition for each position it also provides you with the means of expanding your knowledge and beefing up your C.V. There is no doubt that the modern workplace is very different than it was a few years ago. In the not too distant past you could realistically leave high school or college and find yourself a career for life with one company. However this is rarely the case these days as economic uncertainty still looms over many businesses. Identify The Skills You Need. Online Courses. In House Training. No visits yet.
  • GYRUS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015
    [Providers] How can an LMS Help an Organization?
    Ability to provide more interesting content like videos and other forms to improve the learning experience. Earlier this week I was asked by an acquaintance what I did for a living, and the conversation naturally transitioned to what a Learning Management System (LMS) was and how it could help his company. The last several articles here at Gyrus.com have focused on specific LMS features, this one will review general benefits. User roles are important in LMSs, so the benefits are categorized according to several commonly used roles. Student Role (same as Associate, Employee, or Customer).
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
    [Providers] Getting Started with KGuru Mobile – Game Author & Player QuickStart Guide
    Let’s dive into how you can provide them the KGuru Mobile registration code for your game, and the three easy steps for them to start playing! All the information you need to enable your players to play your game will be provided to you on-screen when you make your game live. Even if you don’t include this, any player visiting your game on their mobile phone will be directed to download the app and provided the game’s registration code. Your game’s registration code may have been provided to you via invitation from your Game Author.
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
    [Providers] Will setting up nanodegrees become a competitive necessity for OS providers?
    Google teams up with Udacity to introduce a new tech entrepreneurship nanodegree — from thetechportal.in by Mir Juned Hussain Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Google, during its I/O 2015 developer conference in May had announced a partnership with Udacity to launch a six-course Android Development Nanodegree. The company wanted to allow developers to learn how to write apps for Google’s […]. Apple computer science corporate / business world corporate universities / corporate training Daniel S.
  • LEARNING CAFE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [Providers] October Topic – From Competence to Capability – New Avatar for Learning/HR to Deliver Business Value ?
    “ We discuss if CapabilityManagement at the employee and organisational level provides an effective framework for HR/Learning to deliver business value or if it simply rebadging Learning/HR ? Overview. The topic is  “From Competence to Capability – New Avatar for Learning/HR to Deliver Business Value ? Questions we discuss. Emergence of Capability Management. It’s prevalence and maturity in Australia. How does Capability Management operate at the individual and organisational level ? How Capability Management is implemented in different organisations ? References.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [Providers] Goldman Sachs Fired Analysts for Cheating on Training Tests
    Author of an infamous “Holder Memo” that provided the authority for DoJ attorneys to neglect the criminal prosecution if prosecutors were of opinion that such wrongdoing can harm the economy, the moral weapon “Holder” ushered in led to a slippery slope [4]. Perhaps, one of the most surprising news last week was about the dismissal of 20 Goldman Sachs analysts, a leading banking organizations, on account of cheating, clearly reveals that how easy it is for the test administrators to monitor and track the offenders. This dismissal has occurred in Goldman’s securities business unit.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [Providers] Cheating that occurred at Goldman Sachs on some training tests
    Author of an infamous “Holder Memo” that provided the authority for DoJ attorneys to neglect the criminal prosecution if prosecutors were of opinion that such wrongdoing can harm the economy, the moral weapon “Holder” ushered in led to a slippery slope [4]. Perhaps, one of the most surprising news last week about the dismissal of 20 Goldman Sachs analysts, from the leading banking organizations on account of cheating, clearly reveals that how easy it is for the test administrators to monitor and track the offenders. This dismissal has occurred in Goldman’s securities business unit.
  • 24X7 LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
    [Providers] Use of MOOCs – A Boon for Corporate Training
    The advantage of MOOCs is that they can provide massive amounts of data, which can help organizations understand how their employees learn and interact with the content so the businesses can improve their training programs. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have offered multitude of online learners the opportunity to learn new skills and expand their knowledge base. However, in recent years an increasing number of employers have turned to MOOCs to train their staff online and improve their bottom line. Here are just a few of the most notable benefits of MOOCs for corporate training.
  • 24X7 LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] Is Your LMS Going Out Of Style?
    LMSs that provide only online learning. LMSs that provide online as well as offline learning. The LMS is an integral part of the L&D industry across corporates, training institutions and a steadily increasing number of educational institutions. With the passage of time, it has created fashion statements of its own. Fashion comes and fashion goes, and whereas it is ‘cuts’ and ‘styles’ that define the fashion industry, it is technology that defines what’s trending in the LMS. What’s Out. What’s In. Mainframe systems. Cloud computing. Integration of HRMS and LMS.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Providers] Thoughts on DevLearn 2015
    He said, “It was highly concentrated with course development companies, which is a new phenomenon compared to years ago when it was concentrated on LMS providers. ”. The Meet the Authors’ session after the conference provided Dr. Aleckson a chance to speak to other authors in the eLearning community. Over 2,800 eLearning professionals attended DevLearn 2015 Conference and Expo, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 30 th to October 2 nd. Dr. Aleckson and Dr. Hicken attended the event and spoke about Corporate MOOCs. Dr. Aleckson began by addressing the general exhibit hall.
  • SIMPLIFY ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2015
    [Providers] Slow-Mo Learning is Faster
    hence, diagnosis can contribute to managerial decision making, just as it can provide a solid foundation for recommendations by organizational and management consultants." Whether it is trying to fix the faucet or a broken heart, important decisions make or break significant relationships each day. Problem solving skills are therefore of paramount importance whether one is a handyman, a father, a CEO, or the President of the the United States. It is not any different for organizations experiencing problems. Diagnostics: Identifying the Problem Troubleshooting starts with diagnostics.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [Providers] #DevLearn 2015 Sessions That Impressed
    No PowerPoint on the resources page, but here is Art’s SlideShare - [link] Interactive Video for eLearning Designers David Anderson David provided some creative ideas for using video and even showed some tips and tricks in Articulate StoryLine. He discussed the levels of interactivity, Bloom's Taxonomy as it applies to using interactions and he provided great examples. link] All the resources provided by the DevLearn presenters are available at devlearn15.com/resources. What Delights CLOs and What Keeps Them Up at Night? DevLearn ISD
  • ROB HUBBARD  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2015
    [Providers] How does responsive design impact learning culture?
    As the number of devices, platforms and screen sizes grows it’s becoming more important to be able to provide an optimal viewing experience in terms of reading and navigation’ whatever the screen size. By Tess Robinson, Director, LAS. Lately I have been spending a lot of time on Webflow, a responsive site builder, redesigning our company website. If you google responsive web design you will get plenty of results talking about how it is not just about adjustable screen sizes and images that automatically resize but that it also represents a whole new way of thinking about design.
  • PARADISO  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [Providers] What an offline player means for your learning community
    Despite being slow to encroach on SCORM’s territory, owing primarily to high adoption and development costs, Tin Can is beginning to see itself as a regular feature on new LMS platforms, and Paradiso Solutions is one of the first learning providers to make full use of Tin Can and the Offline Player. Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had access all the time to the stuff they have to learn? All you do is open your smartphone and it’s there waiting for you. Well, we are getting towards this with an Offline Player for your LMS. Old School LMSs. Expand the reach of your LMS. Tin Can Api.
  • ROB HUBBARD  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [Providers] How interactive should your elearning be?
    Well you could create a resources hub or section and provide the detail as documents that learners can access in their own time and at the point of need. by Tess Robinson, Director, LAS. These days it’s widely accepted that learners don’t really learn much from just sitting passively in front of a screen. It’s all too easy to switch off whilst you’re supposed to be concentrating on what’s in front of you if you’re not required to be an active participant, I’m certainly guilty of popping off to make a cup of tea or feed the cat in the middle of a webinar.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
    [Providers] Effective Employee Training Techniques and Tips
    Moreover, if you want to include these techniques in your company’s employee development plan template , you should do so with certain provisions, so as to provide your trainers and training managers sufficient leeway to conduct such techniques at their discretion. Employee training techniques are needed to make employee training more efficient. They help organizations by improving training efficiency and they help personnel by reducing the challenges of learning and training. Employee training articles , for example, are a good source of tips and techniques for training employees.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015
    [Providers] Lessons In Culture From United Airlines
    It’s an open site, and through a video that accompanies the site, he is laying things on the line, pleading for people to provide feedback and suggestions. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg. This week I flew from Las Vegas to San Francisco on United Airlines. Because United is affiliated with the Star Alliance group—and I’ve fallen head-deep into the business travel trap of collecting air miles—when I’m trying to get back to British Columbia and Air Canada does not fly direct, I am forced to use United Airlines. have done so for the better part of fifteen years.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
    [Providers] Create a Self-Study Course with Video Content
    While Latitude does not provide support for the creation or maintenance of training videos, this document provides step-by-step instructions on setting up a Self-Study course to launch video content If you have training content posted to a site such as Vimeo.com or YouTube.com, you can use the “Self-Study” course delivery method to make video-based content.
  • SIMPLIFY ELEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [Providers] Why Reflect? The Role of Reflection in the Learning Process
    This is particularly true when reflections provide meaning to the process one is engaged in. The reason behind this is that, technology enhances reflection and therefore, learning. A few examples are: • Wikis • Blogs • Online forums • Digital storytelling The Digital Storytelling Association provides the following definition of digital storytelling: it is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Traveling is a painful process, even when one is having a vacation. The break from the routine becomes a gift - a time for reflection. Why Spend Time Reflecting?
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2015
    [Providers] Employee Development Plan Template Strategies
    Critical behavior goals provide development templates with the ability to model specific behaviors for particular skills. These are the factors which affect your development template strategy, and they provide you with a broad and general outline of how to create a unique template for your organization. There are many ways to create an employee development plan template , but they all rely on the same strategies. Remember that the purpose of these templates is to make training easier by establishing a template to create successful courses for different batches of trainees.
  • SIMPLIFY ELEARNING  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2015
    [Providers] Are Your Learners as Intelligent as They Can Be?
    What content do you have to provide because your lesson is the only source of that knowledge? Legal rulings and legislative guidelines are provided on government agencies' websites. Research by Daniel M. Wegner and Adrian F. Ward featured in Scientific American asked people to rate how smart they felt (cognitive self-esteem) while using Google. The Googlers felt they were smarter (more intelligent) because they had access to the Internet. Some people feel more intelligent than others because they access the Internet for information." Why duplicate it? 2.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2015
    [Providers] The Training and Development Articles You Must Read
    Interestingly, this article or interview provides you a proper outlook on some of the trends that involves reasons why monetary investment is sometimes insufficient. That’s not all, Dr. Salas has also provided some tips and ways on better techniques of investing money to increase effectiveness of training the employees and controlling employee training costs. 3. Developing a strong employee training program is not always about policy implementing or hiring the right employees. At times, it also involves going through the best training and development articles. Employee Training
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2015
    [Providers] The Training Manager’s Guide to Improving Employee Performance
    So if you need help improving employee performance then the following guide will provide you with five tips on how to do it. Provide Your Personnel With Additional Learning Resources. Finally, you should provide your personnel with additional learning materials. As a training manager, improving employee performance is arguably one of your most important tasks. The performance of your trainees during and after their training reflects how well you have done your job. The Complete Guide to Improving Employee Performance. 1. Follow Up On All The Lessons. Employee Training
  • SIMPLIFY ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015
    [Providers] Social Learning Ought to be Story-Sharing: "Friends You Haven't Met Yet"
    Encourage learners to ask penetrating questions and provide insights. "People are social beings, and our brains are wired to connect with each other," Matthew D. Lieberman writes in his book, Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect. 2013). However, when it comes to traditional practices related to training and learning programs, we tend to slam on the brakes regarding social interaction. We focus on content delivery and do not encourage learners to interact with others through online and virtual tools. What seems to be the root of these complaints? They (supposedly?) Encourage them.
  • ICS LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
    [Providers] Dreamweaver, CourseBuilder and eLearning Templates
    The current iteration provides an interface to select an interaction and setup the parameters, including SCORM 1.2 Between these templates, providing some decent designs, and the included CourseBuilder interactions, one can certainly develop a pure HTML-based course for mobile/mLearning requirements. Unlike most other tools, DW does not provide any sort of ‘publish SCORM package’ option. One bonus of Adobe’s eLearning Suite (eLS) product is a few extra tools that are not normally included with the various products. and 2004 support. but then what? products.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
    [Providers] Employees Will Have A Social Intranet, With Or Without You
    If you don’t provide the tools employees need through an official company social intranet that is functional, useful, and attractive, employees will find and use any of the many, many social tools available to them externally. Dave Gray, author of Gamestorming and The Connected Company, cautions senior business leaders, “Whether or not a social intranet happens is really not up to you. It’s like a tsunami; you simply cannot stop it. Sometimes external social tools are used as solutions and adopted by the entire company and layered over or integrated with the traditional intranet.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [Providers] Latitude Learning revamps Support site
    Latitude Learning has revamped its Support site , providing our top Top 10 FAQs, ways to contact LMS Support , and most importantly, releasing new role-based support for Students, Instructors/Managers, and Portal Administrators. Over the past year, Latitude CG has been growing. The good word has spread about our quality products, custom software solutions, and personalized service, resulting in a solid base of satisfied clients who now need continued support. The first step was to make all of our free LMS training resources readily available with ease.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: Arooga's training practices
    Arooga University provides a comprehensive 5 week training program for franchisees and their management team. Training is conducted in Pennsylvania at their corporate center and provides both classroom and on location training Arooga's utilizes blended learning to train franchisees. Saline, Mich., August 24, 2015 - Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar is an innovative, casual family dining restaurant and bar with a sports and entertainment focus. Arooga's, headquartered in Harrisburg, PA., has been franchising since 2013 with 41 current franchised outlets.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Providers] Embed an Image or Video in Assessment Course Content
    This powerful toolset can help you build a basic text-based test, or create a multimedia experience with text, images, and videos provided as question or answer content. The Assessment Authoring Tool enables portal administrators to create, deliver and analyze a range of assessments, from simple quizzes to sophisticated exams. This is a great feature if you would like users to watch a training video, and then answer review questions to assure competency; or if you want to ensure your students can identify company products by sight
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Providers] Enroll in an LMS webinar using a credit card
    Previously a provided code was required to gain access for enrollment. Directly enroll in an LMS webinar using a credit card at your convenience. Latitude is happy to announce that clients can now directly enroll in an LMS webinar using a credit card for their convenience. This means our clients have more flexibility in financing projects with an easier and faster process. We accept Visa, Discover, MasterCard and American Express
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: Experimac's training practices
    Experimac provides ongoing training support through online education portal. Experimac is the newest brand added to United Franchise Group and provides sales of pre-owned Apply computers and devices; repair of laptops, phones and tablets; trade-ins of existing devices; and sales of accessories, upgrades and software. Saline, Mich., September 8, 2015 - Experimac offers technology sales and services, specializing in Apple products. Headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL., Experimac is new to the franchise industry with 3 franchised outlets since 2014.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
    [Providers] Attending a Virtual Classroom Course via Saba Centra
    This document provides students important information to help them successfully launch and attend Virtual Classroom Offerings (VCO) with Saba Centra – an application that enables live, web-based training using your workstation and a headset/microphone If your organization uses our LMS Add-On for Virtual Classrooms, you will be using Saba Centra to attend online classes.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: Grade Power Learning's training practices
    September 22, 2015 - Gradepower Learning franchise is a provider of educational services and offers a unique business opportunity in the education industry. Headquartered in London, Ontario, GradePower is part of the Oxford Learning franchise system and provides programs that range from preschool reading to proprietary SAT and ACT prep. GradePower Learning utilizes reporting to monitor online pre-training. Saline, Mich., GradePower improves how children learn, rather than shooting for a better grade or test score, by combining cognitive learning strategies and academic tutoring.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
    [Providers] Quick Profile Update Tool
    The Quick Profile Update tool provides a streamlined way for authorized administrators to modify a user’s primary profile information, including their location, position, and role. Because standard Edit User capabilities are restricted to Portal Administrators, this tool also allows the extension of user maintenance capabilities to others, specifically those users with the Administrator or Instructor roles
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
    [Providers] Kineo Team at #DevLearn
    Finally, this session will provide you with some quick tips for better eLearning design that you can immediately apply to your current and upcoming projects. That provides each speaker with six minutes and 40 seconds to share their vision for how learning is being innovated. How do you provide a structured framework when so much of the learning happens shoulder-to-shoulder on the restaurant floor? The annual migration of the L&D tech crowd to Las Vegas for the eLearning Guild’s fabulous DevLearn conference has begun. Let's take a look at some of what we'll be up to.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [Providers] Latitude Learning revamps Support site
    Latitude Learning has revamped its Support site , providing our top Top 10 FAQs, ways to contact LMS Support , and most importantly, releasing new role-based support for Students, Instructors/Managers, and Portal Administrators. Over the past year, Latitude CG has been growing. The good word has spread about our quality products, custom software solutions, and personalized service, resulting in a solid base of satisfied clients who now need continued support. The first step was to make all of our free LMS training resources readily available with ease.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: Arooga's training practices
    Arooga University provides a comprehensive 5 week training program for franchisees and their management team. Training is conducted in Pennsylvania at their corporate center and provides both classroom and on location training Arooga's utilizes blended learning to train franchisees. Saline, Mich., August 24, 2015 - Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar is an innovative, casual family dining restaurant and bar with a sports and entertainment focus. Arooga's, headquartered in Harrisburg, PA., has been franchising since 2013 with 41 current franchised outlets.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Providers] Embed an Image or Video in Assessment Course Content
    This powerful toolset can help you build a basic text-based test, or create a multimedia experience with text, images, and videos provided as question or answer content. The Assessment Authoring Tool enables portal administrators to create, deliver and analyze a range of assessments, from simple quizzes to sophisticated exams. This is a great feature if you would like users to watch a training video, and then answer review questions to assure competency; or if you want to ensure your students can identify company products by sight
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Providers] Enroll in an LMS webinar using a credit card
    Previously a provided code was required to gain access for enrollment. Directly enroll in an LMS webinar using a credit card at your convenience. Latitude is happy to announce that clients can now directly enroll in an LMS webinar using a credit card for their convenience. This means our clients have more flexibility in financing projects with an easier and faster process. We accept Visa, Discover, MasterCard and American Express
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: Experimac's training practices
    Experimac provides ongoing training support through online education portal. Experimac is the newest brand added to United Franchise Group and provides sales of pre-owned Apply computers and devices; repair of laptops, phones and tablets; trade-ins of existing devices; and sales of accessories, upgrades and software. Saline, Mich., September 8, 2015 - Experimac offers technology sales and services, specializing in Apple products. Headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL., Experimac is new to the franchise industry with 3 franchised outlets since 2014.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
    [Providers] Attending a Virtual Classroom Course via Saba Centra
    This document provides students important information to help them successfully launch and attend Virtual Classroom Offerings (VCO) with Saba Centra – an application that enables live, web-based training using your workstation and a headset/microphone If your organization uses our LMS Add-On for Virtual Classrooms, you will be using Saba Centra to attend online classes.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: Grade Power Learning's training practices
    September 22, 2015 - Gradepower Learning franchise is a provider of educational services and offers a unique business opportunity in the education industry. Headquartered in London, Ontario, GradePower is part of the Oxford Learning franchise system and provides programs that range from preschool reading to proprietary SAT and ACT prep. GradePower Learning utilizes reporting to monitor online pre-training. Saline, Mich., GradePower improves how children learn, rather than shooting for a better grade or test score, by combining cognitive learning strategies and academic tutoring.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
    [Providers] Quick Profile Update Tool
    The Quick Profile Update tool provides a streamlined way for authorized administrators to modify a user’s primary profile information, including their location, position, and role. Because standard Edit User capabilities are restricted to Portal Administrators, this tool also allows the extension of user maintenance capabilities to others, specifically those users with the Administrator or Instructor roles
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
    [Providers] Create Self-Study Courses with Video Content
    While Latitude does not provide support for the creation or maintenance of training videos, this document provides step-by-step instructions on setting up a Self-Study course to launch video content If you have training content posted to a site such as Vimeo.com or YouTube.com, you can use the “Self-Study” course delivery method to make video-based content.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] The Importance of Creating an Employee Training Manual
    Not only does this help to provide trainees with additional information, it also eliminates the need for additional training materials for your training program. A growing business with an increasing number of staff such requires an employee training manual in order to simplify and improve the training of its employees. This is because the more personnel a company has the greater its need for a formalized system of administration, and one such tool of administration are training manuals. What is the Purpose Behind an Employee Training Manual? – The Required Training Conduct.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
    [Providers] Discover Origin’s unique dimensions of learning in 3 days
    Origin , a front-runner in providing cutting-edge learning solutions, is a key participant at this 3-day event. Innovative Learning – Digital, Visual, Analytics, Social. Discover newer paths of learning, transcend to a newer orbit along with learning technologies. Get the right dosage from knowledge experts. With the world getting increasingly digital, visual, analytics, and social, it is time to watch, move, explore, and experiment in order to be attuned to latest developments! The skill gap is widening and newer technologies are a reality.
  • TALENTLMS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
    [Providers] TalentLMS - Untitled Article
    Federated authentication (in which there’s a central trusted web service -an “identity provider”- doing the authentication for you) is another popular SSO option, and on this front eFrontPro provides Facebook integration, letting users login to your eLearning site with their Facebook account. and Facebook, eFrontPro can integrate with any identity provider that supports the industry standard SAML 2.0 They say that no man is an island. Well, no LMS should be one, either. . Single Sign On. Besides LDAP, A.D. autentication protocol for SSO. Conclusion.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
    [Providers] Quick Profile Update Tool
    The Quick Profile Update tool provides a streamlined way for authorized administrators to modify a user’s primary profile information, including their location, position, and role. Because standard Edit User capabilities are restricted to Portal Administrators, this tool also allows the extension of user maintenance capabilities to others, specifically those users with the Administrator or Instructor roles
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
    [Providers] Embracing MOOCs
    Turning to MOOCs also provides training and development providers a way to step away from accreditation issues that have been faced with. MOOCs let training and development providers getting an opportunity to transcend that issue by emphasizing on the skills of the institutions conducting the MOOC. Since the world is heading towards more sophisticated form of learning experiences, embracing MOOCs in education and corporate training has become vital. Let’s go back to history, and see some cases, in order to better embrace MOOCs. That’s it for them. All Rights Reserved.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: Pita Pit's training practices
    July 27, 2015 – Nelson Lang, founder of Pita Pit, sought to provide a healthier alternative to the usual fast food fare when they opened the first Pita Pit in Kingston, Ontario in 1995. Pita Pit utilizes hands-on training. SALINE, Mich., Twenty years later, Pita Pit now has 240 operating franchised outlets with 12 of them being corporate owned. The Pita Pit serves a soft pita sandwich filled with customers' choice of grilled meat, vegetable toppings and zesty sauces. Most stores are between 1200 and 1500 square feet, with eat-in, carry-out and delivery options.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: EmbroidMe's training practices
    As a result of one of the most extensive training programs in the franchising industry, EmbroidMe boasts that there is no experience necessary as they provide a turnkey franchise with assistance in site selection, lease negotiations, 5 weeks of training, store renovations and setup, staffing assistance, marketing and advertising programs, and many other ongoing support services. EmbroidMe's comprehensive 5-week training program includes various phases of training. SALINE, Mich., How does EmbroidMe train its franchisees? EmbroidMe starts new franchisees off with a 5-week training program.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [Providers] Latitude Learning revamps Support site
    Latitude Learning has revamped its Support site , providing our top Top 10 FAQs, ways to contact LMS Support , and most importantly, releasing new role-based support for Students, Instructors/Managers, and Portal Administrators. Over the past year, Latitude CG has been growing. The good word has spread about our quality products, custom software solutions, and personalized service, resulting in a solid base of satisfied clients who now need continued support. The first step was to make all of our free LMS training resources readily available with ease.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: Arooga's training practices
    Arooga University provides a comprehensive 5 week training program for franchisees and their management team. Training is conducted in Pennsylvania at their corporate center and provides both classroom and on location training Arooga's utilizes blended learning to train franchisees. Saline, Mich., August 24, 2015 - Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar is an innovative, casual family dining restaurant and bar with a sports and entertainment focus. Arooga's, headquartered in Harrisburg, PA., has been franchising since 2013 with 41 current franchised outlets.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Providers] Enroll in an LMS webinar using a credit card
    Previously a provided code was required to gain access for enrollment. Directly enroll in an LMS webinar using a credit card at your convenience. Latitude is happy to announce that clients can now directly enroll in an LMS webinar using a credit card for their convenience. This means our clients have more flexibility in financing projects with an easier and faster process. We accept Visa, Discover, MasterCard and American Express
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Providers] Training Block: Experimac's training practices
    Experimac provides ongoing training support through online education portal. Experimac is the newest brand added to United Franchise Group and provides sales of pre-owned Apply computers and devices; repair of laptops, phones and tablets; trade-ins of existing devices; and sales of accessories, upgrades and software. Saline, Mich., September 8, 2015 - Experimac offers technology sales and services, specializing in Apple products. Headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL., Experimac is new to the franchise industry with 3 franchised outlets since 2014.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
    [Providers] Achieving the Best Skills Through Employee Training Software
    They provide trainees with the required learning materials, documents and tests. – Provide and facilitate tests. The purpose of these tests and simulations is to provide trainees hands-on experience on the new types of tasks that they are expected to do. An employee training software is basically any program which is designed to make personnel training easier and more cost-effective. So if you want your personnel to have an easier time developing new skills then find a training software which offers benefits related to your organization’s needs.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
    [Providers] Creating Employee Development Plan Examples for the New Employees
    However, if they have plenty of employee development plan examples, they will be able to provide their training programs additional versatility, since the templates are already there to be used. The purpose behind most employee development plan examples is the creation of training templates for diverse groups of students. This is particularly true for companies that require their personnel to possess diverse sets of talents, such as advertising agencies or business process outsourcing companies for example. How to Create Employee Development Plan Examples. Employee Performance
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
    [Providers] Game-Changing Games
    Dr. Squire inspired me to provide leadership for development teams that created innovative game-based learning for Miller Brewing ( Score Your Pour ) and an extensive curriculum for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The point of their presentation was not to solicit solutions, but they did manage to provide some of their own. I have been exposed to Dr. Kurt Squire’s video games and learning curriculum since 2006, when I was a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin. This was all before the creation of the term “gamification.”. Photo credit: GLS Studios.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2015
    [Providers] Interview with a Veteran LMS Administrator
    Since CUNA provides a sub-site for each member credit union, the extra layer creates special challenges. In this portion of the interview, Connie discusses how her department grew from offering self-study books and ScanTron exams (using snail mail) to providing its members with a unique LMS offering that required additional support and staff. This provides individual credit unions with talent management functionality that credit unions might not afford with their own system. Connie Welch, Director of Student Services at CUNA. The following is an interview with Connie Welch.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
    Branded Provider. 2. Branded Provider. Marketing an existing author or practitioner, or even creating a “star instructor,” can provide another reason for learners to invest their time and resources to gain knowledge and skills from your program. This provides professional networking opportunities for students and, when paired with the use of online discussion threads, enables strong social learning. A Case Study of the UW Professional Life Coaching Certificate Program. Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. link]. 1.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
    [Providers] Active Training Series
    It provides the learner with content, allows the learner to provide you with an update, and it keeps the relationship between the two of you active. New eLearning Books by Elaine Biech. Image credit: wiley.com. Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in  101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. Incorporating contributions by many of the experts in training and development, 101 Ways…  is a trove of practical info for the online learning designer and trainer. The Active Training. 10 Tips.
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
    [Providers] Why a LMS is as Vital as Staff Performance Management
    When provided with an effective learning program, your staff will develop a greater understanding of their role within the wider operations of the business, rather than simply moving from task to task. In providing the capacity for learning to occur, you are also actively establishing a platform for manufacturing increased opportunities for your organisation too. However, what I wanted to express in this post was how important it is to provide your employees with an opportunity to experience performance enhancing emotions that will propel them in their role and career.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
    [Providers] Attending a Virtual Classroom Course via Saba Centra
    This document provides students important information to help them successfully launch and attend Virtual Classroom Offerings (VCO) with Saba Centra – an application that enables live, web-based training using your workstation and a headset/microphone If your organization uses our LMS Add-On for Virtual Classrooms, you will be using Saba Centra to attend online classes.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
    [Providers] A Branching Text-Based Adventure, Video in 2015, and Game-Based Learning: This Week on #BLPLearn
    We include commentary from the original BLPer who found the article to provide you with context on why we felt it is worth sharing out. #BLPLearn is for our fellow members of the L&D community. We take the best articles and resources shared between members of our teams and publish them in this weekly post. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: A Branching Text-Based Adventure: Escape from the Man-Sized Cabinet. Submitted by  Corey Callahan, Senior Multimedia Developer  . Humor is used to get players into the game.
  • LATITUDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Providers] Embed an Image or Video in Assessment Course Content
    This powerful toolset can help you build a basic text-based test, or create a multimedia experience with text, images, and videos provided as question or answer content. The Assessment Authoring Tool enables portal administrators to create, deliver and analyze a range of assessments, from simple quizzes to sophisticated exams. This is a great feature if you would like users to watch a training video, and then answer review questions to assure competency; or if you want to ensure your students can identify company products by sight
  • SPONGE UK  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
    [Providers] Sponge UK shortlisted for Outstanding Learning Organisation award
    Custom-made elearning provider, Sponge UK has been shortlisted in one of the most sought-after categories of the 2015 Elearning Awards. The Plymouth-based company is in the running for the Outstanding Learning Organisation award which recognises organisations that have achieved considerable success and growth over a sustained period.  Managing Director of Sponge UK, Louise Pasterfield, said: “We’re proud to be one of the six finalists in this important category. The winners will be unveiled at the Elearning Awards gala evening in London on Wednesday, November 25. 
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2015
    [Providers] Adobe Captivate: Knowledge Check Slides
    While knowledge Check questions aren't worth any points, they can provide a higher-level of feedback to the learner than Pretest questions. by Kevin Siegel      Last week Adobe announced a major update to Adobe Captivate: Adobe Captivate 9. While similar in appearance to Adobe Captivate 8, version 9 offers several enhancements that I'll cover over the next few weeks. This week: Knowledge Check questions.   Similar to Pretest questions, Knowledge Check slides do not count against the overall quiz score.
  • G'S VIEW  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Ways to lose data in Exchange Online [Office 365]
    But, it’s important that Microsoft is a SaaS provider for their read more here. A few weeks ago, I blogged about the importance of understanding Office 365 backup policies, and how to make sure your organization’s data is protected. Today I’d like to focus specifically on what gaps exist in protecting data in Exchange Online. First, it’s important to understand that Microsoft does a very good job protecting the data you tell them to keep on your tenant. Office 365 data loss exchange online
  • SIMPLIFY ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Is Your Organization Losing Its Brain? Collecting Stories to Transfer Knowledge
    StoryCorps grew out of a very a simple idea: we wanted to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record their life stories. Hence, it allows more time for participants to actively contribute and provide feedback. Are you perceiving symptoms of your organization losing knowledge and expertise? Oftentimes, top executives are not aware of the wealth of knowledge that's lost as experienced employees retire and carry their expertise with them. "In the U.S., roughly 10,000 people reach retirement age every day. When Marine Lance Cpl.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Providers] Writing & Grammar: A Peculiar Kind of Parallelism
    The lessons will be short, easy, with answers provided at the end. The software provides a login, credential checking, and has encryption built in. Our program provides a website, quizzes, and enables report writing in Excel. by Jennie Ruby  I was reading my current favorite author the other day, but something was wrong. The text did not flow as smoothly as usual. I had to read one paragraph three times to figure out who shot whom (yes, my current recreational reading is in the spy/action/detective genre). What was wrong with my favorite author! Let's take a look.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
    [Providers] 5 Online Engagement Strategies
    The aim of such rule and policy is not to control the posting and online engagement, rather it aims to provide a set of instructions for spreading content. An engaged online campaigns is a strategic business asset that enables business to inspire, motivate and mobilize its employees to achieve defined business goals. This is the idea I am going to discuss in this post, that how engaged employees can be motivated to succeed, take pride in their company and committed to the business’s success. My previous posts have also talked about this idea somehow. All this involves people, not tools.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2015
    [Providers] Using Employee Training Videos to Improve Your Employee Performance
    Their value to other training styles and training techniques are rather dubious since they can only be used to provide direct information, and little interaction is involved. Employee training videos are among the most prominent training tools around. single well-developed video can play a more prominent role in an employee development plan template than a dozen training articles or brochures. Good examples of this are orientation videos, which are not only useful in educating new employees, but are also very good tools for introducing a company’s core values to new personnel.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015
    [Providers] The Importance of Training Station for Your Organization
    Training Station offers several important resources about the various methods, techniques, templates and strategies used for corporate training in order to provide a diverse and even handed approach to the topic. To provide further value to its audience, Training Station also offers webinars from experienced personnel training coaches and specialists. These webinars deal with all kinds of topics, and were designed to provide value to all kinds of people who are interested in employee training. These sources can be sites, books or even consultants. – Live webinars.
  • MINDMARKER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015
    [Providers] Teaching the Training Industry About Reinforcement
    Whether you are a training content provider or consultant, the Mindmarker Partner Program increases the value of your training, provides proven ROI, and helps increase your customer retention. We just wrapped up our final trade show of the summer and we couldn’t be more ecstatic. We love going to trade shows and teaching the training industry more about training reinforcement and how it can increase the effectiveness of training by creating lasting behavior changes. ATD ICE 2015. We had a fantastic show at ATD ICE 2015 in Orlando, FL. mLearnCon 2015. Company News
  • GEOTALENT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [Providers] Implementation Team Roles & Responsibility
    These team members will provide information on business rules and standard operating procedures used within the organization that must be translated into the software system, either through configuration or custom development. For an installed solution, GeoMetrix can assist with installation and configuration and provide training. [Post by Greg Gammie, Implementation Services Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. As with any project, success rests on the people involved. Customer Project Team. Project Sponsor. Project Manager/Team Leader. System Administrator. Trainer.
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
    [Providers] Global Trends & Future Scenarios Database; ~800 foresight publications/reports from around the world
    This database includes nearly 800 foresight publications and reports from around the world, and it provides governments, banks, corporations, universities, think tanks, and other institutions continuous […]. From the Inter-American Dialogue and the Inter-American Development Bank: A new foresight resource freely available to the public entitled, A Database of Reports on Global Trends and Future Scenarios. Asia Canada change corporate / business world corporate universities / corporate training Daniel S.
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
    [Providers] Group of seven major universities seeks to offer online microcredentials [Fain]
    Educational technology companies and other alternative providers have taken the lead in working with employers […]. Establishment goes alternative — from insidehighered.com by Paul Fain Excerpt: Traditional colleges have been mostly on the sidelines for the early development of online microcredentials or badges — the kind that aren’t linked to conventional courses and the credit hour. experimentation higher education new business models universities
  • OPENSESAME  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
    [Providers] 4 Tips to Conquer Conferences
    Many conferences will provide a map and layout of the conference beforehand in some sort of program. Are attending conferences and tradeshows a large part of your business/job? If so, learning the nuances to get the most out of conferences can be difficult. Whether you are new to the conference scene or are an experienced participant and attendee, understanding how to effectively use your time can save you valuable resources.  . Here are a few quick tips to get the most out of a conference: 1. Do Your Homework. There’s nothing worse than people asking , “So what do you do?” Left tips
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
    [Providers] Hex Invaders, Expanding Your Thinking, and Avoiding Creativity’s Rabbit Holes: This Week on #BLPLearn
    We include commentary from the original BLPer who found the article to provide you with context on why we felt it is worth sharing out. #BLPLearn is for our fellow members of the L&D community. We take the best articles and resources shared between members of our teams and publish them in this weekly post. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Hex Invaders. Submitted by  Brandon Penticuff, Technology Director  . love to find little gem games that combine classic arcade styles with very specific learning objectives.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2015
    [Providers] How to Improve Your Training Program Through Reading Employee Training Articles
    Training articles can provide the information that will allow you and your organization to do this. Furthermore, some of them may even provide you the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the latest publications from training institutes, like Dale Carnegie. In short, these articles can provide you with up-to-date information about employee training, which can then be used to make sure that your organization’s training methods remain competitive and up to date. The tricky part, however, is finding the time to read them all. Conclusion. Employee Training
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Providers] content.ED: Documentation Best Practices
    From there, you can decide what to provide and how best to help them successfully reach their goal. Since TechSmith tools were created with easy, visual communication in mind, we feel that we have an important role to play in helping to smooth the transfer of information in the professional realm. We consider it our responsibility to advocate for clear, concise, compelling, and creative communications in all forms, which led us to the concept of content.ED. Documentation can be boring. However, documents are a necessary part of every person’s life. Keep It Short. Know Your Audience.
  • SIMPLIFY ELEARNING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2015
    [Providers] Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning
    It provides immediate learning. This architecture provides clear direction for design, processes, and software and resource requirements - that lead to a clarity of standards and streamlined decision making. This case study presents a series of strategies and tactics which help you answer these questions: How do I respond to rapid business needs for e-Learning? How do I decide which approach can dramatically increase the speed of development and how do I calculate the returns? How do I work effectively with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to obtain content?
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
    [Providers] Infor goes Major with Micros
    Interestingly in a day of increasing standardization in software, the company also provides solutions and services to vertical-specific customization, recognizing that one size indeed does not fit all. Infor hosted industry analysts last week at an Innovation Summit in its decidedly upscale digs in New York. Celebrating its most successful nine month period in the history of the company, President Duncan Angove reported a five percent year to date increase in license revenue growth, driven by sales of SaaS subscriptions and perpetual license growth that exceeded 30 percent. Figure 1.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015
    [Providers] Rising Tide of Smartphone Apps for Talent and HR
    In addition to the communication support (voice, email, and text) prevalent in mobile devices, and ignoring for the moment the camera and video technology generally included, smart phones provide users with a great many transactional or operational tools. Increasingly many of applications are tied to human capital management solutions: 93 percent of the HCM solution providers in our recent study supported mobile applications. These always-handy, “in-your-pocket” applications can provide immediacy and 24x7 accessibility to both managers and employees. link]. [5].
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