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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.

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.

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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.

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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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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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.

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

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?

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.

Curated Insights: 4 upcoming learning opportunities for learning professionals

Axonify

As learning professionals, how much effort do we regularly dedicate to developing ourselves? I’ve heard the “joke” about L&D (learning and development) not having time to train L&D many, many times. It’s every L&D pro’s responsibility to eat their own dog food (yummy visual) and apply the same principles and methodologies they use in their client-facing work to their own personal and professional improvement. Industry events can be a powerful component of our development efforts.

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.

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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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?

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.

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.

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.

Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem

mLevel

I admit, I am a relative newbie to the world of learning compared to those lifelong professionals who have been on the journey for more than my paltry 4 years.

Mark Kelly C3 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Astronaut Mark Kelly gave a warm, funny, and inspiring talk. He used stories from his youth, learning to fly, becoming an astronaut, and being husband to Gabby Gifford to emphasize key success factors. (I

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.

Six Proven Steps for Successful LMS Implementation (Part 6 of 6)

AbaraLMS

The 6th step of successful implementation of a Learning Management System is to Go Live. The final step to conclude the LMS implementation process requires attention to detail. It demands the team to brainstorm on numerous risks and have a contingency plan to mitigate each risk.

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How to Nurture Leads with Video

Visual Lounge

For most marketers, the concept of nurturing leads through their digital marketing funnel is not foreign.

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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Avoid Fails With the Great Onboarding Iceberg

eloomi

Onboarding is a must in all organizations. It is proven by many and documented by even more, that an effective onboarding process works. But, the fact is from our own studies and general known studies, that behind the intent and the executed onboarding processes, the truth appears! But lets start at the beginning: Onboarding is now extremely important and high on the agenda for many companies.

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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!

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.

In Real Life: Don't Forget About On-the-Job Training by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Effective on-the-job training—coaching—is the foundation of the workplace learning experience. Here are the essential points. that make OJT work. Design Strategies Training Strategies

Skillsoft’s digital learning tools are disrupting the corporate training market

Skillsoft

Bersin believes the world of corporate training is about to be disrupted. Skillsoft already has. industry trends corporate training disruption Skillsoft

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.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.