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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?

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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)

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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

3 Steps In Getting Buy-in For Corporate Learning Technology

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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

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

4 Steps to Get Started with Competency Based Training

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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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The Secret To Measure Employee Behavior & Performance From Learning Data

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

Better Inform Your Training Evaluation (Part Two)

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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

How To Design and Adopt a Blended Learning Program

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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

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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.

How To Begin Measuring Learning By Design

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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

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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?

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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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The 3 Levels of Gamification for Corporate Learning

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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.”

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

Why xAPI Data, Information, And Insights Are Not The Same

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Data and analytics have been a hot topic. Not just in the Learning & Development industry, but other industries as well.

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

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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

What Is A Learning Record Store (LRS)?

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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 Why Learning Technology Doesn't Solve Anyone's Problems

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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 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.

The changing skill set of the learning professional

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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

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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

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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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Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

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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.

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.

5 games every e-learning professional should play

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You can narrow down someone’s age by whether they include spaces in their file names. If they do, they’re under 40. That is a sweeping declaration, and quite possibly true. Here’s another one… Gamers are a sub-culture dominated by young men.

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Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

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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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The Forgetting Curve: What It Is and Why It Matters

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If you’ve been in the industry long enough, you’ve probably heard about (drum roll please) the forgetting curve. It’s an often-used, and sometimes over-used concept that refers to the human tendency to rapidly forget what we learn without subsequent relearning or reinforcement.

4 Writing Principles Every eLearning Designer Should Know

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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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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.

Blended Learning 101: Basics, Benefits & Best Practices

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According to our research , the overwhelming majority of organizations use a blended learning strategy to deliver training. B lended learning is the norm, not the exception. This likely comes as no surprise to you.

6 Reasons Why Corporate Training Programs Fail

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We all instinctively know that learning and development within the corporate space is ‘supposed to’ make a difference. Yet, far too often the programs (not necessary the people) fail due to the following reasons.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

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At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report.

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The Microlearning Hype: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

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If ATD ICE had created a word cloud for the most talked-about “new” concepts, techniques, etc, microlearning would have been the biggest word. Though the term has been around at least 20 years, it’s suddenly become “hot” and its definition has most definitely morphed.

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[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.