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How Health and Safety trainings are vital in the face of modern threats

Knowledge Synonyms

The year of the Rat sure didn’t get off to a good off to the most encouraging start, owing to the corona virus outbreak. With over 126,681 people dead so far, more than 1,981,239 infected and 40+ countries affected Cities in lockdown, travel restrictions in place, plant closures mounting.

Use of AR/VR in Training and Development

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Virtual reality (VR) and Augmented reality (AR) technologies have established it to be a useful tool to educate, design and train employees. With the soaring prices of traditional methods of learning, VR and AR have proven to be a cost-effective strategy and have become popular consumer technologies over the last few years. This is why it is being increasingly adopted by diverse industries like education, manufacturing, banking etc.

DIGITALSkunks Technologies (P) Ltd. and KnowledgeSynonyms Consulting (P) Ltd. Launches DS DIGI Agency

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March 26, 2020– Noida, UP, India – DS DIGI Agency, D I G I , a full-service, Digital Business Model-ing, marketing, and communication agency announces its launch today. The agency, with opera-tion centers in Noida, India; Arvada, USA; and Cologne, Germany will help organizations and business entities to model their business from physical world to digital world. DS DIGI will help them with business modeling, digital footprint development and marketing of products and ser-vices globally.

ViLTs- All Your Questions Answered

Knowledge Synonyms

The onset of COVID-19, or more popularly known as the Coronavirus, has cast fear across the globe. While the impact can be seen on all aspects of people’s lives-social, behavioral, and probably most strikingly financial, the full measure of its effect will be only gauged after the pandemic is contained and controlled. However, of all the things that the mighty Corona has brought to a halt, learning and development should not be one of them.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

VILT to Fill the Learning Vacuum Created by Corona

Knowledge Synonyms

The onset of COVID-19, or more popularly known as the Coronavirus, has cast fear across the globe. While the impact can be seen on all aspects of people’s lives-social, behavioral, and probably most strikingly financial, the full measure of its effect will be only gauged after the pandemic is contained and controlled. However, of all the things that the mighty Corona has brought to a halt, learning and development should not be one of them.

EasySIM™ – Connecting Branched Minds

Knowledge Synonyms

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.

EasySIM™ – Simulated Learning and Performance Cloud (SLPC)

Knowledge Synonyms

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.

Stay tuned (and get excited)

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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.

Adult Learning Principle 1- Needs Assessment

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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).

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Complexity in training increases learner engagement

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In our worlds of instructional design, complexity is often considered to increase cognitive load. So, we training professionals try to make information as simpler as we can. Complexity can be redesigned to be offered as positive challenge to drive twice the output of simple, non-complex learning. Psychologists have established that people retain learning better when they put effort into learning it. Learner put effort into learning when they are faced with challenging tasks.

Storytelling Instructional Strategy

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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.

Planning a Branching Scenario

Experiencing eLearning

After I have completed my analysis for a branching scenario , I spend time planning before I start actually writing the content. My planning includes three components: A scenario concept and summary An outline A list of mistakes. Scenario Concept and Summary.

Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

L&D and D&D: Learning and Role Playing Games

Experiencing eLearning

I was invited to be part of a discussion about D&D (Dungeons and Dragons), role playing games, and learning. Luis Malbas of TLDC hosted a conversation with Matthew Piece, Jonathan Rock, and me.

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Accelerating the Learners’ Lifecycle to Catalyze Growth with Managed Learning

InfoPro Learning

If you are looking for ways you can speed up the time to competency of employees in training, you may want to consider if outsourcing with a managed learning services partner is right for your company.

ID and eLearning Links 8/25/20

Experiencing eLearning

As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. In this post, I share links on video conference tips and tools, video production costs, diversity, and freelancing. Video conference tips and tools.

How to Get Started Writing a Branching Scenario for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

A colleague asked me, “Once you and your client have agreed on a branching scenario approach, how do you get started writing it? How do you get from the broad concept of training on X topic to actually creating the scenario?”

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!

Build a Branching Scenario in Google Forms

Experiencing eLearning

While tailor-made tools like Twine may be easier for building branching scenarios, it’s possible to use a survey tool like Google Forms. Most survey tools have the option to jump to different questions or sections based on responses. Using that ability, you can create a simple branching scenario in Google Forms. Try the scenario. Try the scenario yourself to see how it works. This will open the form in a new tab.). This is a short scenario.

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Building a Leadership Development Program that Delivers Business Benefits

InfoPro Learning

Why You Need a Leadership Development Program. Investing in leader development has quickly become a high priority for many organizations this year.

How To Set Daily Goals to Manage Multiple Projects

Experiencing eLearning

Many instructional designers, elearning developers, and LXDs manage multiple projects simultaneously. We’re often working on several staggered projects, especially while waiting for stakeholders to review something.

Investing Smartly in Human Capital to Steer Through Transformation

InfoPro Learning

At the start of the year many organizations were planning on investing heavily into their corporate training programs for improved human capital management and to increase employee productivity.

[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.

Need Help with LearnDash? Start Here.

LearnDash

Are you a new LearnDash user with some questions about how to set up your course? Here’s how to find the help you need. Over the years, we’ve seen LearnDash users create a range of courses, using our plugin in ways we would never have thought of doing ourselves.

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Competencies to Look for in Your Performance Consulting Partner

InfoPro Learning

Performance management has always been a high priority. Employee performance has a direct impact on your companies bottom line. However, improving employee performance is not always easy. Measuring performance gaps and identifying the right solution can be a long and complicated process.

Immediate and Delayed Consequences in Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In branching scenarios, we can use a combination of immediate and delayed consequences and feedback. Consequences are what happens as a result of decisions: what they see, hear, or experience. Feedback is what we tell learners after decisions.

4 Easy Steps to Building eLearning

B Online Learning

Let’s take a step back from the point of building eLearning, and ask some questions. What is the goal of the course? What […]. The post 4 Easy Steps to Building eLearning appeared first on B Online Learning. Design Development

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.

Instructional Story Design: Book Review

Experiencing eLearning

Rance Greene’s new book, Instructional Story Design: Develop Stories that Train , provides a systematic process for creating stories for training. Even if you don’t consider yourself a storyteller, you can create stories to support learning with this book. Example stories.

In Defense of Cognitive Psychology

Clark Quinn

A recent Donald Clark post generated an extension from Stephen Downes. I respect both of these folks as people and as intellects, but while I largely agreed with one, I had a challenge with the other. So here’s a response, in defense of cognitive psychology. The caveat is that my Ph.D.

When is the Right Time to Outsource your Training Initiatives?

InfoPro Learning

High quality learning development programs are currently in demand. Quality learning experiences help organizations attract new talent, retain their current employees and boost productivity. For this reason many organizations have started to invest heavily in their l&d initiatives.

Facilitation Tips Series, Part 1: Presence

InSync Training

In the recent rush to move so much training from face-to-face to the virtual setting, there’s a great deal of conversation about the technology: which platform, dealing with security settings, how to create backgrounds.

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!

Remote Instructional Design Jobs

Experiencing eLearning

Instructional design jobs were often done remotely before the pandemic. Now that most of us are staying home, even more opportunities for remote instructional design and elearning work are available. My experience. As an independent consultant, I have worked from home full time since 2011.

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