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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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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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

How To Use Design Thinking In Learning Experience Design

The eLearning Coach

If you are required to be creative on demand in your daily work, you may find that a Design Thinking model suits your needs. Design Thinking is an approach for deeply understanding the audience and their challenges, in order to generate creative and effective solutions. eLearning Design

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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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

E-Learning Trends For 2018: From Flux To Focus

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

If 2017 went by too quickly for you, here’s your chance to catch up on some reading. Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017?

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.

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

Key Tools for Franchise Growth

Wisetail LMS

The Wisetail LMS supports franchise growth with a modern and intuitive user-interface, multi-level reporting, and advanced training tools. The post Key Tools for Franchise Growth appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All LMS Resources

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.

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Reformat your training sessions to increase their impact

LearnUpon

Repurposing course content you’ve already created allows you to maximize time spent on course creation. The best trainers reduce duplication of work tasks and focus their time on ensuring the content, and the learner’s experience, is great.

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.

Webinar: 10 Adobe Illustrator Tips From Our Graphic Designers

eLearning Brothers

On a recent webinar, Nic Brown, our Director of Product & Design, walked us through ten of his best tips for Adobe Illustrator. He showed attendees the step-by-step process for each of these functions: Select Shapes with Same Fill. Replacing Global Colors. Outline View. Offset Path.

HT2 Labs to Inspire a Year of ‘Learning Firsts’ at Learning Technologies Show

HT2 Labs

[PRESS RELEASE] HT2 Labs announce plans to support organisations looking to to achieve new things in learning. The post HT2 Labs to Inspire a Year of ‘Learning Firsts’ at Learning Technologies Show appeared first on HT2 Labs. News Tech & Trends

Make Deadlines for Your Dreams

CLO Magazine

Ken Blanchard is a best-selling author, speaker and chief spiritual officer of The Ken Blanchard Cos. The busiest people tend to be the ones who have the most trouble accomplishing goals and sticking with New Year’s resolutions.