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What Everyone Should Know About Evaluating Learning Knowledge Transfer

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There’s a cliché saying that knowledge is power. And if that’s true, are your learning and development efforts empowering people with knowledge that impacts behavior and performance

Who Else Wants World-Class Training Based On Business Goals?

Riptide Software

The path you take on a journey determines whether or not you’ll reach the destination. There are “multiple roads to Rome” but some of these roads are more laden with obstacles and challenges than the others

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Better Inform Your Training Evaluation (Part One)

Riptide Software

Our community is filled with passionate and educated individuals who are true examples of problem solvers. It is without question that training employees is incredibly important to the business function and future of the organization as a whole. Corporate Training xAPI learning insights

The Crawl, Walk, Run Methodology for Adopting Learning Analytics and xAPI

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Most of the time, complex tasks are best approached in bite-sized pieces. In our 20 plus year history, Riptide Software has developed and delivered complex distributed software, managed implementations, and sustainment of these systems. Learning Technology Adaptive Learning learning data learning analytics

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.

From Around The Web: 6 Interesting Infographics on xAPI

Riptide Software

What better way to learn about xAPI than from an infographic? We’ve compiled this list of infographics that we thought were great and did a good job of explaining xAPI! Enjoy! Click on each to expand the photo.

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What Is A Learning Record Store (LRS)?

Riptide Software

Tim is an Chief Learning Officer at an enterprise corporation. Last year, he designed and implemented a new eLearning courseware program enabled by a Learning Record Store. An executive meeting was scheduled for today, and Tim was excited to present the results from his new learning program.

Here’s How To Build The Best Surveys To Predict Learning’s Impact on Performance

Riptide Software

Can you forecast training and development’s impact on performance? You sure can! There’s data available that predicts the amount of change in performance you can expect because of training

3 Steps In Getting Buy-in For Corporate Learning Technology

Riptide Software

Like any business function, whether it be accounting, marketing, business development, or sales, it’s important to stay on the cutting-edge of the skills and tools you need to successfully do your job

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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.

4 Steps to Get Started with Competency Based Training

Riptide Software

To what depth do you track user’s abilities to use a software, or learn a skill in digital learning? Some organizations track completions and/or scores to “check the box” on a competency or skill. competency based training

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How To Capture Informal Learning Data to Tell The Complete Learning Story

Riptide Software

Before we begin our dive into informal learning, it’s important to baseline that learning is happening everywhere. We’ll explore exactly what this means in a minute, but learning does not simply happen within an LMS or Sharepoint portal. informal learning learning data

The Secret To Measure Employee Behavior & Performance From Learning Data

Riptide Software

Behavior and performance evaluation is arguably one of the most difficult things to measure from training.

Better Inform Your Training Evaluation (Part Two)

Riptide Software

As you read this post, remember that learning technology is in a good position - enterprise giants and many social media platforms use activity streams and a format similar to the Actor, Verb, Object structure of the Experience API (xAPI) for evaluation. Adaptive Learning learning insights

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 Design and Adopt a Blended Learning Program

Riptide Software

Learning is continuously transforming, and the concept of “lifelong learning” has been around for awhile now. It is becoming an outdated idea to only think of training as something you ship your employees away to (which costs valuable time, and money). blended learning

How To Begin Measuring Learning By Design

Riptide Software

This may or may not surprise you - but there is a disconnect when it comes to business managers requesting training, and training professionals actually delivering the training. Elearning

5 Ways eLearning Will Impact Your Organization

Riptide Software

With the constant rise of technology, many businesses have tossed the traditional pen-to-paper means of training to the side and adopted modern eLearning concepts. Elearning Adaptive Learning

Training Employees on New Software - What's the Best Way?

Riptide Software

Asking employees to learn a new software can be a tricky ordeal. Depending on the software complexity, employees may not be thrilled to take time out of their daily grind to learn a new set of tools to do their job. Corporate Training Waypoints

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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!

The 3 Levels of Gamification for Corporate Learning

Riptide Software

The thinking of “gamifying” learning and learning content has been a buzz topic in recent years. For some, gamification means taking pieces of learning content, or learning topics, and turning them into games where users can “Learn by Playing.”

2 New Year's Resolutions for L&D in 2018

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2018 is here and with the New Year comes the opportunity for fresh starts.or does it? The truth is, any point in the year is a good time to press your “reset” button and put your best foot forward. Mentally, the New Year just makes this easier to do (and a fresh budget doesn’t hurt

The Ever-Changing Role of The Chief Learning Officer (CLO)

Riptide Software

Like most professional jobs go - as the world evolves, so do job responsibilities. The same is true for the role of the Chief Learning Officer (and similar titles). chief learning officer CLO

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8 Resources That Will Help You Learn About xAPI

Riptide Software

Are you trying to figure out what xAPI is all about and what it means for your organization? You’re not alone!

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.

Here's Why Learning Technology Doesn't Solve Anyone's Problems

Riptide Software

We are all completely engulfed by a world of technology. On a day-to-day basis, we all use cellphones, computers, headphones, cars, and the list goes on. Businesses are also dependent on technology these days, and specific business units use these technologies to allow them to do a more effective and efficient job

How to Become an E-learning Freelancer Vol. I-III: Book Reviews

Experiencing eLearning

Richard Watson published his ebooks on the practicalities of freelancing in the elearning field last fall. The books are a series in three volumes, with information expanded from his blog posts on freelancing.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!