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Take Care of Your Workforce and They Will Take Care of Business

ReadyTech

Do your employees look forward to going to work in the morning? Do they feel appreciated? Do they feel that what they do makes a difference? Do they get the training they need to be effective at their jobs? Are they able to manage the persistent demands of today‘s digital technology?

Maximize on Millennial Training

ReadyTech

By the year 2020, nearly half (46 percent) of all U.S. workers will be millennials. With this surge of new, young workers comes the need to train them. But what’s the best way to do that as this powerful and misunderstood generation moves into positions once held by the older Gen X generation?

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Do’s and Don’ts When Helping Within Online Training Software

ReadyTech

Welcome to part 2 of our 2-part blog post on providing online students with one-on-one attention within online training software. If you didn’t have a chance to read it, part 1 is here. This week we explore the do’s and don’ts when providing assistance within online training software. ✓

Are You Delivering High-Quality Virtual Training?

ReadyTech

Deloitte University Press estimated that more than 24 million people have tried virtual training and that most young employees come to work ready to build their job skills through virtual training software.

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.

The Benefits of Switching to Virtual Training Software for EMR Training

ReadyTech

Over the past few years, this country has experienced a significant health IT transformation, especially in the way EMR and EHR systems are implemented and how EMR training is given. We have shifted from a primarily paper-based health system to a digital one.

3 Tips When Providing Support Within an Online Training Platform

ReadyTech

A lack of connection and attention. It’s a common complaint of online students and instructors. But it doesn’t need to be. When instructors are aware of students who need attention, they can provide an effective response within an appropriate timeframe.

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The Art of Teaching Passionate, Attentive and Engaged Students

ReadyTech

In brick-and-mortar classrooms, teachers gauge students’ engagement by observing them paying attention, taking notes, making eye contact, asking questions, responding to requests and following directions. But an online classroom is different.

Keeping Students Engaged with your Virtual Training Software

ReadyTech

Virtual training software allows you to run courses anywhere—at anytime. But it still comes with challenges. Here are tips to improve your virtual classroom by keeping students engaged and focused. Take your online course as if you were the student.

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.

Does Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Increase ROI?

ReadyTech

A recent IBM study found that the benefits of a skilled workforce are significant—and they affect all areas of the organization, from sales and marketing to support and customer service.

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What’s Happening in the World of Virtual Training Software?

ReadyTech

Today’s virtual training software–or virtual instructor-led training (VILT) software to be more specific–and techniques are evolving at an incredible pace. But what does this change look like? The 2016 Benchmark Report by Citrix Systems attempts to answer this question.

3 Tips to Enhance Learner Motivation in Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)

ReadyTech

Motivation is the key to learning. With motivation, students give more energized and directed effort, increased persistence and attention, and enhanced performance. But how can VILT instructors ensure that students are motivated?

Teach Online Students by Doing with VILT

ReadyTech

Online training classes are typically made up of lectures, PowerPoints, demos and knowledge checks. But they don’t often include a virtual training lab (also known as hosted labs or hosted training).

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.

Online Training Delivery Advice for Guaranteed Teaching Success

ReadyTech

Don’t forget the importance of an introduction. At the beginning of every course, assume this is your students’ first time using an online training platform, such as ReadyTech’s Instructor-Led Training or Self-Paced Training Solutions.

Deliver Strong and Smooth VILT

ReadyTech

Virtual instructor-led training (or VILT) is a no-brainer for organizations. After all, it’s a cost-effective way to train students all over the globe, while using live instructors in a virtual classroom environment. But what’s the best way to deliver strong, smooth and engaging VILT? Read on.

Why Hospitals are Switching to Virtual Training Software to Deliver EMR Training

ReadyTech

In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was signed into law to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology.

Tips to Deliver Successful Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

ReadyTech

With almost 90% of companies using some form of technology to enable or enhance learning , it is critical to have an effective virtual instructor-led training (VILT) program. The following tips will help drive success and effectiveness in your VILT efforts: Choose essential content.

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!

What Training Companies Need to Know About the Millennial Generation

ReadyTech

Millennials—those born between 1982 and 1996, ages 20 to 34 years—now hold the largest share of the labor market , with 32 percent of the labor force. But how are millennials different from the rest of the workforce and from the generations before them?

What’s the Best Way to Choose an Online Training Platform?

ReadyTech

There are way too many online training platforms to count. So what’s the best way to choose one? When searching for a platform, it is vital to define exactly what it will be used for, who will use it and under what conditions.

5 Tips for Curriculum Developers and Instructors to Enhance Virtual Classroom Experiences

ReadyTech

Software training can be tricky because everyone learns at a different pace and not everyone can become a tech-savvy user overnight.

Learn How to Price Your Self-Paced Training Courses

ReadyTech

Are you planning to launch a self-paced training course but struggling with how to price the courses? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Many training departments assume their self-paced training courses should be priced less than Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) classes.

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.

The changing skill set of the learning professional

Clive on Learning

Skills define us. They are what make us useful and productive. They are the foundation of our achievements. On our death bed, it is our skills that we will reflect on with pride.

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The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

During a meeting at Cambridge University around 30 years ago I was thoroughly chastised by a Cambridge academic. I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches.

6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

Bottom-Line Performance

Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?

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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.

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.

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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Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

Bottom-Line Performance

Go to any of the big L&D conferences or trade shows and you’ll hear buzz and conversation about virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 video. Explore the pages of Inc., Forbes, Tech Crunch, or Mashable and you’ll find articles.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. If there is something quite certain about the future, it’s the emerging eLearning.

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Using Heuristic Evaluation to Craft the Perfect Learner Journey

Origin Learning

‘Heuristic evaluation’ was pioneered by Jakob Nielsen and Rolf Molich in 1990.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

Here’s wishing all our readers – ‘A Happy New Year’. The beginning of a year is a great time to take stock of the year gone by and plan for the year ahead. In this blog post, we will have a quick glimpse of what we believe would be some of the key trends in workplace learning this year. AR and VR.

The e-learning revolution is finally there

Challenge to Learn

We are talking about fundamental changes in corporate e-Learning already for years. But I did not see a real fundamental change for a long time, but now it is finally happening. The world of e-Learning is changing rapidly and fundamentally. An e-Learning revolution?

What Is Performance Support? And Why Won't People Stop Talking About It?

Dashe & Thomson

by Jolene Rowan. Education experts have said for years the important role performance support plays in building competency. It tackles head-on two fundamental challenges of learning: the limits of human memory and learner motivation.

4 Writing Principles Every eLearning Designer Should Know

Allen Interactions

By Kody Jackson, Instructional Writer. In my time as a university teaching assistant (TA), I saw a lot of bad writing. Clauses hanging all over the place, dangling participles, comma splices…a veritable side-show horror of prose. Let’s go through my writing steps guaranteed to make you sound better.

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Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!