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Is Instructional Design the Right Career?

Experiencing eLearning

This is the last installment of my series on instructional design careers. Links to the rest of the series are at the end of this post. Previously, I’ve talked about the skills instructional designers need and how to get into the field of ID.

LMS Software: The Difference Between SCORM Compliant and SCORM Certified

TOPYX LMS

The corporate LMS market is large, and growing, expected to reach $7 billion globally¹ by 2023. There are an enormous number of vendors for corporations to choose from, each offering a different suite of content, features, and pricing. LMS Software LMS Features

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7 Creative Ways To Make The Most Of eLearning Pre-Assessments

Dashe & Thomson

How much do your online learners really know, and how well are they able to apply it in the real world? That’s the million-dollar question when you’re designing an eLearning course. It’s all about identifying the gaps so that you can bridge them as quickly, and stress-free, as possible.

How Does Game-based Learning Optimize Learner Engagement, Promote Instant Feedback, Create Risk-free Training Environment, and More?

G-Cube

4 Key Reasons to Adopt Game-based Learning Approach as an Effective Corporate Training Strategy. Game-based learning is becoming one of the primary training tools in today’s digital environment. Games represent everything that is motivating from rewards and teamwork to fun to achievement.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

How practicing mental math can make managers better at business

Your Training Edge

Managers who influence decisions and strategy must see through the numbers to avoid expensive and foolish mistakes. One out of 5 adults in the United Kingdom struggles with mental arithmetic, according to a study by YouGov.

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Beyond Or and Both/And in Learning Design

InSync Training

When online learning and engagement tools first appeared on the scene, people were talking about whether to use them. The conversation in learning design was about face-to-face OR digital. Learning Design

3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor

Docebo

Win over IT leadership when building your business case for learning technology. Understanding the many benefits that a modern learning platform can bring to your organization is easy. Presenting them to your executive team to gain executive buy-in? That’s a little more difficult.

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5 Reasons To Switch To A New LMS

Lambda Solutions

Your Learning Management System (LMS) is a vital tool that should help your organization get the most from your learning and development initiatives. Sometimes things change, however, and the tools that once helped are starting to hold you back.

How Ensuring Business Compliance Can Be Your Startup’s Backbone?

Your Training Edge

“The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing” – Walt Disney. Have you ever sat down and thought, “How I wish I had a business of my own”?

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

4 Key Considerations when Creating an Online Course

LearnDash

Online courses are a fantastic way to transfer your expertise into the willing hands and minds of would-be students. However, starting one can be easier said than done. How do you quantify and “package” a span of information that for you likely comes as second nature? While creating an online course can seem challenging at first, it is ultimately a rewarding – both personally and financially speaking – goal that carries the strong potential to be self-sustaining for years to come.

Getting to Know Your Modern Learners

InSync Training

Training success relies heavily on the audience. If participants don’t believe content connects to their needs, they will not engage. And can you blame them? We all feel like we have many projects, tasks, and responsibilities.

3 Shocking Facts About Knowledge Retention

Docebo

Employees forget up to 50% of what they learned within an hour. One of the biggest obstacles preventing L&D effectiveness is an employee’s ability to retain knowledge that is critical to their job.

How to Encourage Management Buy-In Using LMS Learning Analytics

Lambda Solutions

Every organization has its own set of goals, unique methodology, and a particular way of using their LMS to serve learners and provide training. Because of this, it’s important that you choose the right analytics when presenting your program to management.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

7 Shocking Ways the Internet of Things Has Changed e-Learning Process

Your Training Edge

Did you know that the total spending on the Internet of Things is expected to reach $1.2 trillion in 2022? And a study has shown that the number of Internet of Things connected devices will reach 75.44 billion by 2025. These numbers show that the Internet of Things will keep growing as time flies.

How to Spot a Training Opportunity for Businesses

LearnDash

Support workers when they need training (and not when they don’t). Corporate e-learning is a large segment of the online learning industry that faces its own set of unique challenges. One of the biggest hurdles these organizations must overcome is identifying when their employees need training so that they can offer assistance effectively. A missed training opportunity could cost an organization thousands of dollars in lost productivity, dissatisfied customers, or failed compliance tests.

The Role of Managers in Modern Learning

InSync Training

Trainers must not only support learning objectives, but also business goals. More often than not, our stakeholders include our learners’ managers. Their involvement in our initiatives impact the outcomes we see. In our experience, if managers undervalue components of a blend – for example, virtual classroom sessions – their teams will lack the necessary support and resources they need in order to successfully participate in learning activities. The best bet for overcoming leadership leeriness?

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Reflection on reflection

Clark Quinn

Of late, there’ve been a few dialogs on Twitter. As I opined in the recent podcast I was interviewed in, using Twitter for a dialog is kind of new. I’m not talking about a tweet chat like #lrnchat (which I think is a great thing), but a out-loud dialog with others weighing in.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

“We ARE the Disruption” – Changing what it means to be human in the digital age

Learningtogo

Once in a while an event series is born that shakes things up, it makes you think differently, it leaves you inspired. That event is DisruptHR. This year, I joined 13 fellow HR professionals to shake things up in Phoenix. It was fun to develop a presentation that limited me to 20 slides, 15 seconds […].

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Picture Your Time Management: Read This and Make It So

Your Training Edge

Time management is one of the biggest issues for a student. They lack time management and feel depressed when they don’t achieve good results. Managing time is important because it helps to pay special attention to studies, and manage their day to day life with better accuracy.

POINT-OF-WORK: The Impact of Interdependencies & Ripple Effects

Living in Learning

“How many times have we (L&D) built awesome training solutions to solve symptoms…and miss the root cause(s) behind productivity restrainers in our process?” and ”How many times have we ignored the Ripple Effects influencing or being influenced by our solution decisions?”.

Quality Training: A Solution for Labor Shortages and Skills Gaps

ej4 eLearning

With unemployment rates at a historic low, the U.S. is in the midst of a labor shortage: There are about 7 million job openings in the U.S. right now, with only 6.2-6.3 million people looking for work. This is making the growing skills gap even worse. Training & Development

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

How Nekter Juice Bar is proving the ROI of their training

Wisetail

Learn how the Director of Training & Development at Nekter Juice Bar dropped annualized turnover by more than 40% with the consistency, data, and reach provided by Wisetail's LMS. The post How Nekter Juice Bar is proving the ROI of their training appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All Case Studies

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You be the Judge: Who won the debate?

Learningtogo

Last year, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) asked me to participate in a debate with my friend and colleague, Will Thalheimer. The question posed to us was this: Is Neuroscience an L&D Foundation? The debate continues today, but I think Will and I did a good job of framing the question and taking an […].

How to Correctly Use MBTI

The Simple Shift

MBTI is trash but trash can be treasure, it all depends on your approach to it. The fact is the science behind Myers-Briggs is super sketchy. It fails 2 basics requirements needs to be solid; reliability and validity. Adam Grant, Organizational Psychologist, wrote a great breakdown of all its flaws back in 2015 in this […]. cognitive dissonance reliability

Are your managers driving or diminishing frontline employee performance?

Axonify

Frontline managers are the most important people in workplace performance. More important than the training team. More important than the subject matter experts. More important than the employees themselves. Managers have an undeniable influence on the day-to-day workings of your business.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.