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

Bottom-Line Performance

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.

Tools for Instructional Investigation: Finding the Root Cause of Waste and Failure

Allen Interactions

By Christopher Allen , MA, PMI-ACP, Product Manager. There’s no better learning technique than preparing to teach others.”. Valid? Implications?

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To Train or Not to Train : The Tale of The Corporate LMS

Paradiso

There was a time when corporate training consisted of an instructor and a whole classroom full of bored and unenthusiastic employees just waiting for the session to end.

Fall For These eLearning Resources

eLearning Brothers

Starbucks has released the Pumpkin Spice Latte (“PSL” for those in the know), which means fall is here, whether it feels like it outside or not. To get you into that fall mood, we picked out a few resources from the Template Library that pair well with pumpkin flavored everything.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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Examples of Organizations Who Have Top Business Training Programs

Clarity Consultants

There is a real war for talent occurring today. Many companies are already operating with lean staff, due to high attrition rates and not replacing staff, not to mention downsizing as a result of a difficult economy.

How to Add Closed Captions to Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

We’ve discussed closed captions in a previous post. We looked at how to create them with free software or online tools. And we also explored how to build closed captions using a single text variable. Today, we’ll look at how the closed captions feature works in Articulate Storyline 360.

5 Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

Essentially, xAPI (Experience API) is typically viewed by learning and development (L&D) professionals as a tool to help with: tracking learning where learners go, not just in the LMS. tracking learner performance inside a course. tracking granular choice and experience data in learning software.

Marijuana Workers in Need of Higher Learning

CLO Magazine

It may seem like high times for the cannabis industry but behind the scenes there are serious challenges.

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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.

Who’s building the infrastructure for lifelong learning, When VR training makes the job look better, Why design thinking needs a rethink, and more

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 10-16 September 2017. Social learning

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No Second Chance to Make a First Impression: the Power of Onboarding

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding and to get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? Sign up for our webinar on Oct. 3rd by clicking here! Do you remember your first day as a new recruit in a new organization?

LMS: Best Bet for Delivering Online Training

ProProfs

Recently I got an opportunity to interact with a learning and development (L&D) specialist from a renowned MNC. While she informed me that her employer is on the lookout for an alternative training medium that could support its existing offering ie. conventional classroom training.

Mobility and Organisational Culture and Environment

Upside Learning

Mobility is powered by technology. While technology keeps changing, people don’t – or at least, not at the same pace. There are going to be very rare times that technology and people move neck and neck, in sync. (If If you get that, end of post – have a nice day!) In the course of our […]. Mobile Learning learning culture mobile learning benefits Mobility organisational culture

How Advanced Authors Can Create Serious Elearning Faster

As an advanced author, you have demanding goals and tool requirements. This guide provides key design principles you can use to make sure your elearning hits its target, and outlines the tool features you’ll need to create serious elearning faster.

How Microlearning Impacts Coaching and Behavior Change - Tip #149

Vignettes Learning

In California, there’s a law that discourages people from using plastic bags. Supermarkets will charge you $.10 10 if you need a bag -- it’s no longer free. But dang! I always forget, so I end up hauling my purchased goods one by one to my car. I haven’t yet learned to carry a bag. I still forget.

Think You’re Cut Out to Be a Mentor? Take This Quiz.

Pract.us

Interested in mentoring? Learn if you have the right stuff. Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Warren Buffet, Colin Powell, and dozens of other successful business leaders have had mentors help them hurdle challenges and knock out their goals. You may have benefited from having a mentor yourself.

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Use a Micro-Subscription Course Pricing Model

LearnDash

One of the first things people think of when building out an online course to sell is the type of pricing model they will use. The “holy grail” for pricing appears to be the monthly subscription, but this model is extremely difficult to pull-off especially when you are just starting out with creating and selling courses. In fact, it’s one reason why some people find it easier to get started with simple one-time pricing.

5 Challenges Facing Managers Today (And What To Do About It)

Growth Engineering

This week I tackle some of the top challenges facing managers and business leaders today. There are two eternal truths: Life is about change; and being a business leader can be super challenging!

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

AI Reflections

Clark Quinn

Last night I attended a session on “Our Relationship with AI” sponsored by the Computer History Museum and the Partnership on AI. In a panel format, noted journalist John Markoff moderated Apple’s Tom Gruber, AAAI President Subbarao Kambhampati, and IBM Distinguished Research Scientist Francesca Rossi. The overarching theme was: how are technologists, engineers, and organizations designing AI tools that enable people and devices to understand and work with each other?

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eLearning Trivia

Association eLearning

Let’s try something a bit different today, for a change of pace. I usually write a blog post, you skim or read it, maybe share it, and we move on. How about something a bit more engaging? Something that will literally make you think. It’s time for eLearning Trivia! What does “eLearning” stand for?

#OnboardingSOS Part 5: Getting managers involved in onboarding early and often

Axonify

Frontline managers are the most important people in modern workplace learning. They are the “boots on the ground” who drive employee performance and provide ongoing support. They hold employees accountable for their behavior AND will ultimately be held accountable for their employees’ behavior. Therefore, it is critical for frontline managers to play an intimate role in a reimagined approach to onboarding.

Interactive Video: Drive Learning Retention and Measurable Business Value by Erika Trautman

Learning Solutions Magazine

As an eLearning professional, you strive to find better ways to drive learning retention—teaching audiences so they’ll absorb and remember information. But eLearning practitioners are evolving from talking at their audience to involving their audience. What better way to involve learners than by offering them interactive experiences? Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Media Training Strategies

National IMCO™ Study finds employee engagement linked directly to strength in leadership

A newly released study on the state of employee engagement in the US found that more than half of the adult workforce are Disengaged and only a quarter is Actively Engaged. Download the results and gain insight into the drivers behind engagement at work.

Live from C3 - Day 1 Wrap Up

Litmos

What a day! And, it's really not even over yet, as I write this at 6:30PM. The first official day of C3 just wrapped up (as far as sessions, but certainly not social activities) and I'm mostly murmuring to myself, "Wow." Just wow.

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Transparency

Clark Quinn

I believe that transparency is a good thing. It builds trust, as it makes it hard to hide things. And trust is important. So, in the spirit of transparency, it occurred to me to share a little bit about me and this blog. Here I lay out who I am, why I write it, and what I write about.

How xAPI Benefits the Learner

eLearning Brothers

xAPI has been a buzzword among eLearning professionals for a while, and rightly so. It’s very exciting to know that you can see exactly who looked at what page in your eLearning and for how long they looked at it.

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Bamboozled

eLearning 24-7

I’ve been bamboozled in the past. Tricked into thinking it is this, when it is that. It happened with a vendor that I was quite impressed with several months back. They showed me some functionality. Showed it via a “live customer.” ” Answered all the right answers. Then, whammo! A few weeks afterwards just by accident did I find out that no, it was not live, it was vapor. I’ve equally been zapped by products outside our space too.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!