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Measuring learning ROI is hard – but not impossible

Axonify

There’s no denying it — tying learning to business results is a challenging and resource-intensive task. Many companies struggle with demonstrating this connection across a variety of industries. Most, in fact, have a tough time progressing past the basic measures of learning like performance improvement and organizational compliance. But, the most desirable and undeniable measure all organizations would like to show is: business results.

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What You Need to Know About the New 508 Compliance Rules

eLearning Brothers

508 compliance—it’s the hottest topic in eLearning! Okay, that might be a stretch, but creating accessible learning is worth talking about, especially if you are employed by—or creating eLearning for—a federal agency.

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Early Look – Top 50 Learning Systems 4 2018

eLearning 24-7

I was going to cover my Corporate Learning Systems forecast for 2018, but decided instead to discuss the Top 50 Learning Systems for 2018. Now, you will not see the final rankings as a whole for the Learning Systems (i.e.

5 Things to Do When the Solution Shouldn’t Have Been Training

Allen Interactions

Let’s be honest, shall we? If you’ve been in this industry more than eight weeks, you’ve probably been involved in a solution which possibly, maybe, (very, very probably) shouldn’t have been training. e-Learning Thought Leaders training

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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Interview with an Expert Series: Associate Executive Director, Myke Kudlas

Blue Sky eLearn

Myke Kudlas is the Associate Executive Director of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and has been a champion of eLearning for over 15 years. How long have you been involved with eLearning? I first took an interest in eLearning in 2001, but became more involved in 2003, when I was the Program Director for the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville Radiography Program. How did you get involved with eLearning?

Zooming In on Purpose-Driven Microlearning

CLO Magazine

It’s not surprising to see L&D professionals hanging their hats on microlearning to address the needs of the “overwhelmed, distracted, and impatient employee” that was introduced in the now infamous 2014 “Meet the Modern Learner” report by Bersin by Deloitte.

Survey: L&D in the Modern Workplace

Jane Hart

In 2011 I ran a short anonymous survey to find out what people thought about the role of L&D in the workplace. I thought I’d run it again 7 years later to find out how things had changed. Here it is below. I’ll share the results in a couple of … Social learning

Will a Chatbot Be Your Next Learning Coach? – How AI can support talent development in your organization

Learningtogo

Eighty percent of major companies expect to be using artificial intelligence by 2020, but their training departments are likely to be the last places you’ll find it. We need to fix that.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

4 Successful Online Training Case Studies Your Business Can Learn From

LearnUpon

Online training is about making your business’s training easier, more efficient and structured so that it benefits you and all of your learners.

Measuring training ROI - is it really possible?

Yarno

Customers often ask us “how do you measure training ROI?”. Which is funny, because when we started Yarno, we assumed everyone measured ROI. But the more conversations we had, we discovered that measuring training ROI isn’t actually that common. And that often it’s not measured at all!

The Road to Growth Is Paved With Games

CLO Magazine

Gaming has been used in organizational learning for some time, though debate continues about whether it does, in fact, boost learning and garner new skills among learners.

Personal Progress Tracker Update

Association eLearning

Last year I wrote a post about how to make a personal progress tracker. I’ve made some changes to my own progress tracker since then and thought I’d share them. After a few months using the old way I started to get frustrated with it. My progress tracker made it look like I had a lot of lazy weeks.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

The Power of Play

InSync Training

When we talk about game-based learning and gamification , we’re always throwing in the notion of learner engagement. We’re immersing our learners through…what? Games? It’s all about the power of play, and how humans naturally learn in playful states. Play takes on many shapes, sizes, and definitions.

Video: 3 ways to motivate

Making Change

How can we help learners feel autonomy, competence, and relatedness? Here’s a video of the webinar I recently ran on that topic, plus a summary of what we talked about. Training design: 3 ways to motivate learners from Cathy Moore on Vimeo. It’s all about self-determination.

Listening

Clark Quinn

Listening, as I mentioned, in this case to Guy Wallace. As one of the premier promoters of evidence-based design, he responded to my question about what to post on with: Any “How Tos” using methods, tools and techniques that you’ve found to work in L&D and Performance Improvement. Since I am a fan of Guy’s work, I thought I should answer! Now, obviously I don’t work in a typical L&D environment, so this list is somewhat biased.

Examining Skills Gap Perceptions

CLO Magazine

Employers have long complained of the skills gap, and the “2017 Skills Gap Report” suggests employees recognize it too. The report, released by online learning marketplace Udemy , found that nearly 80 percent of full-time U.S. employees agree there is a skills gap and more than one-third (35 percent) feel personally affected by it. But perception of the skills gap varies among industry, rank, generation and even gender.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Everything you wanted to know about GDPR (but were afraid to ask)

TalentLMS

TalentLMS has always enforced the highest of standards and the best industry practices to ensure the safety, integrity, privacy, and availability of the information you trust to us. That’s not just because we have an ethical, legal and professional duty to do so, but also because the reputation and success of our very services depend on it.

Spring Into the eLearning Conference Season With Us!

eLearning Brothers

We are gearing up for eLearning conference season here at the eLearning Brothers HQ. Days have been filled with packing up bro bands and t-shirts and other goodies, plus triple checking the logistics—we want to make sure our booth is ready to rock the next conference!

5 tactics to convert employees who resist continuous learning

Litmos

In an economy filled with rapidly changing technology, continuous learning is vital for both organizations and their employees. It has to be — according to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report , the half life of a skill is five years.

Guild Report Shares Expert Views on State of Microlearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild launches a research report and Summit, aiming to assess the state of microlearning in 2018. Eight learning. leaders share their views. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Media

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Stuck in the Middle

CLO Magazine

There’s little argument that we live in a time of rapid technology disruption. A host of new consumer-like platforms and tools fueled by machine learning are putting learning into the hands of learners in the way they like it, wherever they are at whatever time they choose.

Infographic on Learning Experience Design Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

Design plays a major role in the success of an eLearning program. Design has evolved from functional buttons, synchronized audio and video, and assessments.

10 Reasons Managers Fail and What You Can Do About It

Learnloft

There aren’t many things worse than having a bad manager. Not only does it make you dislike your job but it’s extremely demotivating to come into work every day. It leads to constant thoughts of changing jobs and quitting.

Mapping the ROI of eLearning in Seven Strategies

Allen Interactions

Expand your definition of “success.” Before you create a plan, you should know what defines success for your organization. One primary question to ask is: “Were bottom-line outcomes achieved?” Hmmm…’ you ponder via internal monologue, ‘What bottom-line objective?’ Good question. ROI eLearning

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

In Real Life: How to Get the Influence to Get Things Done by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

“Juice” is the influence you need to get things done. Don’t have enough juice? Here’s how to get it. Getting Started Management Professional Development

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E-Learning Trends For 2018: From Flux To Focus

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How to Edit Videos – Ordering Your Editing Operations

Visual Lounge

Editing video takes some getting used to and learning the ins and outs can be a little intimidating. One of the best ways to get started doing something new is to walk a mile in the shoes of a professional to get a sense for how they do their thing.