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How to Take a Learning Experience From Miserable to Memorable

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Imagine you own a travel business. You decide to specialize in trips to Europe. It’s up to you to define the itinerary and make all decisions regarding what a group will do. Now imagine two groups of travelers and two trip purposes. One trip is for educational purposes.

Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

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Go to any of the big L&D conferences or trade shows and you’ll hear buzz and conversation about virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 video. Explore the pages of Inc., Forbes, Tech Crunch, or Mashable and you’ll find articles.

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How to Design Great Learning Experiences Instead of Just Delivering Content

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6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

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Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?

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.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

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At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report.

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Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018

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Tech analysts predict that 2018 will be a big year for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in all its forms.

Are VR and AR Ready for Primetime in L&D?

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6 Digital Learning Design Tips for Better User Experiences

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Using Design Thinking to Craft Better Learning Solutions, Part 1

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COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Podcasts for Corporate Training: How and When to Use Them

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Ask yourself: how divided is your attention right now? Are you already composing an email response in your head? Did […]. The post Podcasts for Corporate Training: How and When to Use Them appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Learning Design Microlearning

Development Time for Corporate Learning: A Reality Check

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A frequent part of my job is answering the question, “How long will that take?” And my answer is based on a combination of experience, data, and knowledge about the project type.

Design Thinking and Instructional Design: Clearing Up Confusion

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Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

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Two years ago I was at a CLO conference in Austin, Texas. The keynote speaker asked a question that gave me pause then – and continues to drive me now. He asked, “Is the 45-minute course you created a good use of 45 minutes of the learner’s life?

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!

Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t

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Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. The number one answer? Microlearning.

6 Ways to Combat the Corporate Training Time Crunch

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Last month, we published the results from our 2018 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked 119 L&D professionals what challenges they face when attempting to deliver effective corporate training.

Human-Centered Training: One L&D Trend to Rule Them All?

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Pretend for a moment that your target learner is a field sales rep named Kate. She has packed her schedule with customer visits. Kate is expected to not just know about a wide range of products and competitors, but be able to articulate it in a meaningful way to her highly educated customers.

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The Design Meeting: 3 Keys to Success for Instructional Designers

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Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Does Gamification Actually Work? Yes, and Here’s Why

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I’m a big Twitter fan; I use it to curate content and pay attention to people whose opinions I care […]. The post Does Gamification Actually Work? Yes, and Here’s Why appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Learning Games

The LMS Revolution is Coming. Are You Prepared?

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I was seated in the back of the room at BLP’s first annual eXLearn conference last month as Sharon Boller […]. The post The LMS Revolution is Coming. Are You Prepared? appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Training

The Forgetting Curve: What It Is and Why It Matters

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If you’ve been in the industry long enough, you’ve probably heard about (drum roll please) the forgetting curve. It’s an often-used, and sometimes over-used concept that refers to the human tendency to rapidly forget what we learn without subsequent relearning or reinforcement.

Do Your Learners Know the ‘Why’?

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Many learning leaders struggle to help learners feel accountable for their own growth and development. They devote time and budget to create more and more training, yet see little change. This common expression partially sums up the problem: “When you’re a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”.

[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.

4 Ways an Onboarding Program Can Reduce Frontline Staff Turnover

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Frontline staff turnover is a serious challenge in many industries. Companies dealing with the issue often struggle to find a […]. The post 4 Ways an Onboarding Program Can Reduce Frontline Staff Turnover appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance. Learning Design Training

The Microlearning Hype: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

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If ATD ICE had created a word cloud for the most talked-about “new” concepts, techniques, etc, microlearning would have been the biggest word. Though the term has been around at least 20 years, it’s suddenly become “hot” and its definition has most definitely morphed.

Blended Learning 101: Basics, Benefits & Best Practices

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According to our research , the overwhelming majority of organizations use a blended learning strategy to deliver training. B lended learning is the norm, not the exception. This likely comes as no surprise to you.

5 Ways to Stop Training Content Overload

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Product launch cycles are speeding up. Compliance and regulatory requirements are not getting any easier to fulfill. Your organization just implemented a new software tool and employees need to know how to use it. The XYZ process just changed… again.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Should Instructional Designers “Teach to the Test”?

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There is a lot of angst these days in the education field about “teaching to the test.” ” It started in K-12 but it’s crept into corporate speak as well. Some say that tests are no longer relevant. They are viewed as hold-overs of an out-of-touch education system.

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Design Thinking & the Future of Instructional Design Video

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Performance Support Basics: How to Help at the Moment of Need

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We met a fictitious target learner in a previous post. Her name is Kate. She’s a new sales rep just starting out in her territory. Kate has completed her onboarding and she is now out in the field visiting with customers every day.

Training vs. Just-In-Time Resources: 5 Tools You Can Use Today

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Eight years ago, I wrote a blog post on training versus learning. I was frustrated because clients often asked for “training” courses (eLearning, in particular) when what they really wanted to do was communicate information.

Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

BLP Launches “BLPCares” With a Summer of Giving Back 

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Allow me to introduce myself; I’m Madeline Burgher, a double major in Fine Art and Marketing from Anderson University with an exciting role this summer as the marketing intern at Bottom-Line Performance.