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EasySIM™- All Your Questions Answered

Knowledge Synonyms

What is EasySIM? Easy SIM is a KPI-driven comprehensive Simulated Learning and Performance Cloud. What it essentially means is that it is a cloud-based platform where Subject Matter Experts or Instructional Designers can easily build performance enhancing immersive/active learning simulations, without any prior programming knowledge. What was the inspiration behind Easy SIM ?

EasySIM™ – Connecting Branched Minds

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Reduce costs and improve Human capital using Competency-based branching simulation assessments and Easy to use KPI-oriented branching algorithm. Current trends in the training and development industry show a radical shift to adopting more intelligent learning systems into the learning ecosystem with buzzwords like- Game-based learning, situational-based learning, and simulation-based learning.

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EasySIM™ – Simulated Learning and Performance Cloud (SLPC)

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Professionals acquire job-relevant skills differently than how they learn a theoretical or academic concept. Current studies on Andragogy (the method of teaching adult learners) show-. Adults have a DIY mindset- they require maximum autonomy and minimum instructions for optimal learning outcome. Experience (including mistakes) are imperative to learning. Learning program need to be a mix of informative and immersive activities to drive cognitive engagement on the learner’s part.

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Conversations with several Industry thought leaders, numerous breakouts, and brainstorming Sessions gave us deep insights into gaps in Performance enhancement practices across businesses. When development initiatives fail, you lose deals, miss targets, drop revenue. It’s now all in the past.

How UserTesting Drives Product Adoption and CX with Customer Education

Speaker: Steve Fleming-Prot, Content Strategist, UserTesting

In this webinar, Steve Fleming-Prot of UserTesting will share lessons learned from building UserTesting’s Learning Navigator and on-demand University, and why Customer Education is an important part of CX—and CX is an important part of Customer Education.

Adult Learning Principle 1- Needs Assessment

Knowledge Synonyms

A principle is the beginning of an action leading to its desired outcomes. In the context of Adult Learning, all the twelve principles are found to be intrinsically related one to the other. Dia means “between,” logos means “word.” Thus, dia + logue = “the word between us.”. Adults have substantial experience to be in dialogue with any teacher or trainer and will learn new knowledge, attitudes, or skills best in relation to that life experience (Knowles, 1970).

Storytelling Instructional Strategy

Knowledge Synonyms

For thousands of years, storytelling has been the key means of instruction or approach in cultures around the world. In some cultures, storytelling has been the major way to convey society’s culture, values, and history without using any written language. Prevailing methods of learning such as lectures and memorization are less suited for training learners as they yield very little in terms of generalization, duration, and speed of knowledge acquisition.

Improving the value of assessments

Knowledge Synonyms

“What’s the value of assessments” is a common question often sounded in corporate training discussions. We did a survey with 2,100 recent participants of a corporate training program, about their experiences with assessments in training programs. 95% of participants whose training included follow-ups agreed that assessments helped them develop career skills for a long-term. We identified two areas that can boost the value of assessments: follow-up and manager involvement. The Follow-Up Advantage.

Branch and Bottleneck Scenario Structure

Experiencing eLearning

One of the challenges of branching scenarios is that you can generate so many options and paths that it quickly becomes unwieldy. A branch and bottleneck scenario structure is one strategy for keeping the complexity manageable. Branch and Bottleneck.

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Finding a Good Fit in Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

When you’re looking for an instructional design role, it’s important to find a good “fit.” ” A good fit means doing work you find satisfying, in an organization or with clients that value your contributions. Generalist or specialist.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

How many options in branching scenario decisions?

Experiencing eLearning

When you create branching scenarios, each decision point provides learners with multiple choices. How many options do you need to provide in a branching scenario?

Learner Engagement: Behavioral, Cognitive, & Affective

Experiencing eLearning

We’re all looking to improve our “learner engagement,” right? But what exactly do we mean by “engagement”? In elearning, we often focus on clicks and interaction. That’s part of behavioral engagement.

Selling Storytelling in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

I got a call from a prospective client looking to hire an instructional designer. “Tell me about what you’re looking for,” I said. “Well, I have a classroom training program I’d like to convert to online. It’s a course on pregnancy discrimination.

Focus on What’s Important for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

My daughter is in kindergarten this year. It’s been so much fun to watch her process of learning to read and write. During their unit about animals, my daughter wrote some facts about fish. A fish moves with its tail and fin. Its covering is called scales. Fish do not have eyebrows.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Mini-Scenarios for Assessment

Experiencing eLearning

Does scenario-based learning always have to involve complex branching or simulations? You can use one-question mini-scenarios to make your assessments more relevant and valuable. Mini-scenarios are fast and easy to build.

Convert Training: Design Online or Blended Learning

Experiencing eLearning

In my previous post on converting training to online , I provided questions to ask and tips for analysis. In this post, I’ll dig deeper in how to design an online or blended learning program based on an existing classroom training program.

Connect Scenarios to Objectives Plus More Tips

Experiencing eLearning

Recently, Bryan Jones from eLearningArt invited me and 59 other eLearning people to share their single best tip for creating effective eLearning scenarios. The post is now live, and you can check it out here: 13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On.

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Death to Zombies!

Clark Quinn

Last week, I ranted about a myth that seems inextinguishable. And I ran across another one in a place I shouldn’t have. And I keep seeing others, spotting them roaming around loose. Like zombies, they seem to rise from the dead. We need death to zombies. Particularly learning myth zombies!

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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.

Does Your Course Suffer from Learner Burnout?

LearnDash

The biggest challenge of success in online education isn’t selling—it’s support. Online education offers learners many benefits—from increased accessibility, flexibility of schedule, and a wider range of courses than traditional education can support.

What’s Your Character’s Goal?

Experiencing eLearning

In a scenario for learning, the main character’s goal drives the story. All of the action and decisions in the scenario move you closer or further from that goal.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

One common request from clients and stakeholders is to convert an existing classroom training program to an online or blended format. Just taking your existing PowerPoint slides and putting them online won’t be very effective.

Instructional Design Portfolio Resources

Experiencing eLearning

Everyone working in instructional design, learning experience design, or elearning should have a portfolio. This is especially true for people who are job seeking or working independently. Why do you need a portfolio?

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

More Myths-Based Marketing

Clark Quinn

Is it the rising lack of trust in what anyone says? Have we turned into a society where any crazy marketing works? It certainly seems that way. It was only a couple of weeks ago I went on a rant , and yet, here we are again.

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Make Your Stories Relevant

Experiencing eLearning

Not all stories for learning are successful in engaging learners. Stories that are primarily entertaining without being relevant can waste people’s time and annoy them.

How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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Instructional Design Experience Before Your First Job

Experiencing eLearning

“How do you get experience in the field so you can get your first ID job?” ” That’s a recurring questions I hear from those trying to start their instructional design careers.

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Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Should You Create Free eLearning Samples?

Experiencing eLearning

Some employers ask prospective hires to create free elearning samples before being hired. Should you ever do free work? I think people deserve to be paid for their time and effort. However, in some limited circumstances, creating free elearning samples make sense. The problems with free samples.

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Protagonists Should Be Like Your Learners

Experiencing eLearning

When you write a story for learning, you need a few essential elements: a protagonist (the main character), the protagonist’s goal , and the challenges the protagonist faces. The protagonist should be someone your learners identify with.

In Case You Missed It – Here Are Our 3 Learning Technologies UK 2020 Highlights

Docebo

Learning Technologies UK 2020 was a fantastic experience – we were blown away by all of the great conversations and meetings we had with talented professionals working across L&D, HR, and performance management.

7 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

LearnDash

Online courses offer several huge advantages for learners over in-person training. For learners who have never taken an online course, signing up can be a little intimidating. Most of us are used to the traditional course model, where we go to a classroom and learn in person from instructors.

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. In this eBook, Skilljar will discuss the key components of an external training LMS, and why they’re essential for a well-designed customer training program.