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Modern Learning, How Do We Love Thee?

InSync Training

Let us count the ways! Valentine’s Day encourages us to fill our hearts with love and our bellies with chocolates. Not a team to ignore tradition, InSync, hit by cupid’s arrow, considered all the reasons we adore the modern blended classroom.

99 JavaScript ideas to make your eLearning Pop()

Adult Learning with Technology

Recently I came across this article on LinkedIn and wanted to share with the greater eLearning community. Zsolt Olah has created a fantastic resource that "99 JavaScript ideas to make your eLearning Pop()". Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning eLearning Tools Articulate Articulate 360 Storyline

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3 Ways LMS Training Programs Reduce Turnover for Retail Companies

TOPYX LMS

Retail companies experienced a 65 percent turnover rate among hourly employees in 2018, according to Daily Pay. 1 Retail distribution positions and corporate positions also had significant rates of turnover.

5 Essential Soft Skills to Improve Your Career Aspects

Your Training Edge

When it comes to succeeding professionally, a degree isn’t enough. Nor is the experience one gain over the years. Then, what is it that helps most people go on the top of their organization’s hierarchy? Well, they are the elusive soft skills.

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Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. Before investing in an LMS, it’s important to understand which type of tool would be a good fit for your use case.

Getting Ready for the Next Disruptions in Training and Education

Learningtogo

Google the term “disruption” and you will find many results. It seems that everyone is trying to attach their product, service or training to this buzz word, often inappropriately. What will be the next truly disruptive innovation for the learning profession?

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Motivation Revisited – Getting Learners to the Virtual Classroom is a Shared Responsibility

InSync Training

Designing and delivering an engaging learning experience is an effective way of keeping people in the virtual learning experience once they've started, but getting people to enroll and attend in the first place is a matter of motivation. Motivation is an entirely different animal than engagement, and as learning professionals, it's our responsibility to "set the stage" such that learners show up ready to engage.

4 Tips for Using Blended Learning to Deliver Effective Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

Blended learning is becoming one of the top learning approaches companies use to deliver employee training programs with.¹

Avoiding an Information Dump when Planning Your Course

LearnDash

Overwhelming learners with too much information at once can cause them to abandon your course. In the excitement of writing your first course lesson, it’s all too easy to become carried away by all the content you want to include and lose sight of how overwhelming it might be for a new learner. As a subject matter expert, there’s obviously a lot you know and want to share with your learners about your course. However, including too much too fast can discourage learners.

Five Disruptions That are Changing What it Means to be Human

Learningtogo

Every age feels like it is changing too fast for the people living through it. Take, for example, the automobile, the motion picture and the telephone. Within a short span of time, a single generation of human beings had to learn how to cope with these and other disruptive events.

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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.

The Benefits of a Cloud-based LMS for the Healthcare Industry

Lambda Solutions

Training and education play a crucial role in ensuring patient satisfaction, accurate diagnosis, and a safe and compliant workplace. Healthcare training can be challenging since it must be customized to each role.

How Learning Management Software Improves Competency Management

TOPYX LMS

Forty percent of U.S. employers are unable to find workers who are skilled enough to fill entry-level positions.¹ This points to a skills, or competency, gap that can cause serious problems within an organization. Learning Management Software

Stop Planning, Start Doing

LearnDash

Perpetual planning will kill your business. I think many people are drawn to starting their own business not because they want to be known as “an entrepreneur” but because of the benefits that come with entrepreneurial success. Specifically, not having a boss and controlling your own time. Both of these benefits were driving factors in my entrepreneurial journey.

The Friction of Logic

The Simple Shift

Recently on a Gary Vaynerchuk podcast he shared an interesting insight about Amazon and it’s positioning for a relationship with the National Football League (NFL) with the intent to own some broadcast rights. Most companies seek this space for advertising dollars, but that’s not Amazon’s game. Their’s of course is sales. Gary painted this picture: You’re watching the […]. fear sharing Social Business #socialbusiness psychological safety

Learning By Doing With Digital Guidance

With learning becoming a critical piece to success, it is imperative for enterprises to adopt an integrated learning approach that is aligned with employee expectations. Download the White Paper now to get started!

The Optimism Bias – How Your Brain is Keeping You Alive in Crazy Times

Learningtogo

Is your company trying to reduce healthcare costs by encouraging your employees to adopt healthy habits? It may want to include having an optimistic world view in its wellness program. (Or Or not.). Featured LearningToGo Blog brain hope neuroscience optimism survival

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Shift from Flash to HTML5: How it can yield immense paybacks

Upside Learning

It’s official that Flash will be making an exit in 2020. On first thoughts, that may seem like a long time. But you may be surprised to know that it is actually not! So, it’s about time that you begin work on the switching process from Flash to HTML5, if you haven’t started already. Since […]. Upside Learning

Fish & Chips Economics

Clark Quinn

A colleague, after hearing my take on economics, suggested I should tell this story. It’s a bit light-hearted, but it does make a point. And I’ve expanded it here for the purposes of reading versus listening.

8 Ways to Raise Your Course’s Brand Awareness

LearnDash

What is brand awareness, and do you need it for your online course? How well does your target audience know your course, and how can you help it become more recognizable? It’s not a new question, and certainly not one limited to online education. In fact, helping consumers become aware of your course—which is to say, your brand—is one of the most essential marketing challenges many educators face.

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[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

Camaraderie as a Prelude to Collaboration as a Prelude to Business Impact

The Simple Shift

Reflecting on my recent ATD TechKnowledge presentation I found one issue dominated; “how do I get people to share more work related content in our ESN?” This was somewhat of a nice surprise as it was not the typical “leadership buy-in” need. Yet, when you really think about it, this is STILL about leadership as […]. collaboration connection E2.0 Social networks ATD Collaboration Social Technology

The Power of Digital Learning

Magic EdTech

In the 21st century, the term “digital learning” means much more than simply accessing information on a computer.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Mobile Learning

eLogic Learning

FREE DOWNLOAD: Mobile Learning Guide. See three examples of mobile learning… Read more The post The Advantages and Disadvantages of Mobile Learning appeared first on eLogic Learning: Learning Management System (LMS) | Enterprise LMS. Blog eLogic Blog

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Getting brainstorming wrong

Clark Quinn

There’s a time when someone takes a result, doesn’t put it into context, and leads you to bad information. And we have to call it out. In this case, someone opined about a common misconception in regards to brainstorming.

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.

An eLearning Trend for 2019: The Convergence of the Classroom and eLearning [Infographic]

CommLab India

An eLearning trend that’s fast catching on is the convergence of the classroom and eLearning. Check this infographic to find out more on this eLearning trend. eLearning Design elearning trends

MongoDB University: How MongoDB Built a World-Class Training Machine

Appsembler

Want the playbook for building a scalable (and lovable) technical training program? Look no further than MongoDB. With more than 8,300 customers across 100+ countries and over 45 million downloads, MongoDB is the open source platform that was named the database developers most want to work with.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | February 15, 2019

Mike Taylor

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you.

CX on your mind? Make sure your frontline employees are on board

Axonify

One of my favorite shows to attend every year is NRF because it provides such an amazing window into the Next Big Thing(s) in retail. While a few themes stood out to me at this year’s conference—including going back to basics and the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in making smarter decisions—it was very clear … Continued. The post CX on your mind? Make sure your frontline employees are on board appeared first on Axonify. Trends

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.