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How to Write Alternate Paths

Experiencing eLearning

How do you create alternate paths in branching scenarios? In a previous post, I explained how I write the ideal path for a branching scenario first. Once that is complete, I write the mistakes or errors and consequences for those choices.

What is wrong with (higher) education?

Clark Quinn

I was having a conversation with a colleague, sparked by dropping enrollments in unis. Not surprisingly, we ended up talking about flaws in higher education. He suggested that they don’t get it, and I agreed. He was thinking that they get the tech, but not the learning.

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What Is a WordPress Membership Plugin?

LearnDash

What does it mean to run a membership course, and do you need a plugin to make it work? What came first, the membership plugin or the LMS ? We get questions about both constantly.

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Facilitation Tips Series, Part 4: Disaster Recovery (aka Keep Breathing)

InSync Training

Years ago when I was teaching virtual facilitation skills, there was a section called “disaster recovery”. I poked fun at this, saying it seemed a bit too dramatic and asking if there had ever really been a Code Blue in a breakout room.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Do You Really Need That New Elearning Consultant? If So…

Spark Your Interest

While the benefits of online learning have been clear for years, it’s only recently that online learning has gone mainstream. Post covid19, traditional face to face training isn’t po ssible.

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6 Notification Automations to Help with Learner Support

LearnDash

Automation can help you get learners the support they need before they know they need it. One of the biggest struggles facing online instructors is that of helping their learners complete their courses.

3 Tips to Stop the Pandemic From Negatively Impacting Employee Training

TOPYX LMS

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, some companies have put employee training on the backburner. COVID-19 has taxed company leaders and added many new tasks to their daily to-do lists. In these cases, employee training will inevitably suffer. This is a mistake that companies can avoid.

Learner-centered, or…

Clark Quinn

I saw a post the other day that talked about ’empathy’, and I’m strongly supportive. But along the way they cited another topic that I’ve had mixed feelings about. So I thought it was time to address it. I’m wondering about ‘learner-centered’, and it may seem churlish to suggest otherwise. However, let me make the case for an alternative.

Three Ways to Use Microlearning to Upskill or Reskill Your Workforce

Dashe & Thomson

Microlearning is an emerging paradigm that addresses a learner’s need to receive the content they need, when they need it, and in the appropriate context. As a learning strategy or approach, microlearning delivers short (10 minutes or less), focused training and performance support.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

LMS vs LXP – what’s the difference?

Adult Learning with Technology

This is a question that was starting to play on my mind a little. I’ve not had a lot, in fact, I’ve not had any exposure to an LXP – The post LMS vs LXP - what's the difference? first appeared on Digital Learning Solutions. eLearning eLearning Tools xAPI LMS LXP

Microlearning: Examples and Benefits

ej4 eLearning

“Microlearning” has become something of a hot industry topic in the past few years. That’s not because it’s new—in fact, we’ve been creating microlearning content since 2004.

Why Associations Need Leadership Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

TOPYX LMS

As of mid-March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had caused 56 percent of associations to cancel or postpone a face-to-face meeting, with sixty-five percent of respondents who canceled an event lacking the insurance coverage necessary to cover those incurred costs.

What a future-of-work strategist wants you to know about frontline support

Axonify

If you type ‘future of work’ into a Google image search, one image comes up more than any other: robots. There are friendly robots, sinister robots, robots shaking hands and robots working on computers. But when we sat down to talk with future-of-work strategist Heather E.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

A Roadmap for Updating Your Training Evaluation Strategy

Dashe & Thomson

For many companies, 2020 has provided a unique set of challenges that have impacted budgets and projects. There is increased pressure to ensure each dollar goes to the most effective use and learning and development projects are often some of the first areas to be cut. Businesses often struggle to understand and articulate return on investment (ROI) for employee education.

Taking Advantage of COVID-Related Workflow Shifts to Increase Your Data Security

Lambda Solutions

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, shifts in work to remote locations and home offices became popular. And it looks like this change is here to stay. One survey found that as many as one-fifth of jobs could end up being entirely remote as a result of the pandemic

TechSmith Camtasia: A favorite new feature

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  While there's plenty to love about Camtasia 2020, the feature I'm highlighting this time is Favorites.   Camtasia is loaded with tools. If you think I'm exaggerating, here's a list of the tools available in Camtasia 2020, Mac:   There are so many tools, you might need to click "More" to see all of them (the "More" option automatically appears if your window size is too small to display all of the tools or your screen resolution is low).

How Healthcare Companies Can Select the Right Online Learning Platform

TOPYX LMS

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the healthcare industry. A contributor to HealthLeaders said the American Hospital Association estimated that health systems and hospitals lost $202.6 billion between March and June of 2020, the healthcare workforce plummeted by 9.5% between February and April, and 1.5 million healthcare workers lost their jobs. 1 HealthLeaders also stated: 64% of unemployed healthcare workers lost their jobs as a result of the impact COVID-19 had on their workplace.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

A magical customer experience starts with your frontline workforce

Axonify

Disney is a brand that inspires customer loyalty like few others in the world. Around 157 million people visit Disney theme parks each year. And they don’t just visit once—they keep coming back. They collect memorabilia, join fan clubs and bring their whole family.

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How to Map Microlearning to Your Employee Training Lifecycle

Tesseract Learning

Microlearning is an effective method for developing employees and providing employee training at all levels within the organization. It can also be used at all times during the training lifecycle of an employee.

The Relevance of Video-based Learning

Origin Learning

History and Evolution of Video-based Learning: Video-based learning has been around since the early 20th century. A very popular technical. The post The Relevance of Video-based Learning appeared first on Blog - Originlearning.

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Webinar: What It Takes to Create Award-Winning Training

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Brothers and our clients recently earned 3 awards at the LearnX Live Awards in Australia. In this webinar, we had the opportunity to bring together some of the experts who were involved in these award-winning projects to share what made each course so special and worthy of an award.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Establishing a New Learning Function

dVinci Interactive

Establishing a New Learning Function Megan Garrett, the Director of Learning and Development at D&H Distributing, talks about she’s establishing an L&D function in an organization that didn’t previously have one.

5 ways BYOD can transform the retail experience

Axonify

To be a great retail company, you have to be a great technology company. Digital purchasing power has increased 26% since 2014, and ecommerce has accelerated by five years in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the retail technology story is about a lot more than selling products online.

Three Keys to Effective Offboarding

Wisetail

Much like onboarding, having an efficient offboarding process for outbound employees is essential to keeping your operations centered and moving toward your main business goals. Read this to learn how to craft a forward-thinking offboarding process focused on the human side of work.

Just Updated: The 2020 B2B Customer Enablement Landscape - Skilljar

Skilljar

Customers today expect their vendors to not only sell them a product, but to also help them achieve business outcomes. B2B companies must now provide a

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.