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70:20:10 – Myth or Legend?

Living in Learning

There is a myth involved…perpetuated by a long-held belief that training drives performance. In truth, training only drives potential; performance does not manifest until business results are generated by the workforce in a different area of the ecosystem called the Point-of-Work. 70:20:10 Continuous Learning Sustained Capability performance paradigm training paradigm

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How Fantasy Elements Improve the Learning Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

The idea of using whimsy and fantasy as part of a training program makes some learning leaders nervous. Will learners take the training seriously? Will serious-minded audiences be offended by the lighthearted approach? And most importantly, what will stakeholders think?

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Are Innovation and Education a Perfect Couple or a Dangerous Match?

mLevel

There is no disputing that the pace of innovation and new technologies being delivered to the education marketplace is at an all-time high. It seems new offerings and companies seem to sprout up faster than the weeds in my garden. In fact, Forbes cited 2015 as the year gamification went mainstream.

The 4 Cs to Designing Meaningful Scenarios, Part 3: Connections

eLearning Brothers

One of the biggest mistakes made in scenario-writing is not providing the learner the opportunity to reflect on the choice that they made. Reflection is what makes learning stick.

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.

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Why Learning Content Curation Matters

PDG

Training departments generate volumes of content. What do you have in your library? Is it up-to-date? Useful? Relevant? Do your people know how to find it? Many of us are standing on twin peaks of learning content.

Developing Personal Learning Networks – Resources

David Kelly

People are not learning exclusively from conventional sources like courses and classrooms. In truth we never did, but there’s a growing awareness of the small percentage of learning that comes from formal means as compared to informal means.

The Importance of Alliances

eLearning Brothers

Today’s learning ecosystem is expanding.

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?

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.

Micro Leadership: How to Lead When You’re Not the Leader

Your Training Edge

Leadership is possible no matter where you are in an organization’s hierarchy. People in management and leadership positions had to start somewhere – and most of them got where they are by proving themselves as leaders before they were placed in a position to lead.

Placing Employee Experience at the Core of Onboarding Programs

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding & get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? Download our white paper by clicking here ! Human beings are hard-wired to respond to experiences.

You cannot open a book without learning something. Confucius

Skillsoft

Do books still serve a purpose in today’s world? Skillsoft Books24x7 Books

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Webinar: Preview the DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage

eLearning Brothers

Being an eLearning Rockstar is more than just having flashy design with a whiz-bang quiz at the end. It’s about having a 360° understanding of the principles, ideas, and practicalities for successful eLearning.

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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.

7 Learning Management System Pitfalls to Avoid

AbaraLMS

A Learning Management System is a quintessential online training tool that has become an integral part of the eLearning design and development process of numerous training and corporate organizations.

Podcast: Chad Bellin – Getting Started in Augmented and Virtual Reality

Learningtogo

Chad Bellin is a technology executive with over 18 years experience across several industries. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Chad has had the opportunity to work for some amazing startups as well as with larger companies like Mitel, Rockwell Automation, and IBM.

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FOR MEN ONLY – LEARN HOW TO BE A REAL MAN

KnowledgeStar

TO ALL THE MEN WHO READ THIS. THE TED PRESENTATION JACKSON MAKES MUST BE WATCHED AND REMEMBERED. PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH ALL THE MEN YOU KNOW … WATCH JACKSON KATZ TEACH AN IMPORTANT LESSON FOR MENFiled under: Managing Minds. Managing Minds

Here’s What Needs to be in Your E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

I get questions all the time about work portfolios. One of the most frequent questions is “what types of courses need to be in the portfolio?” ” Why Have a E-Learning Portfolio? The portfolio is your proof of skills.

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.

Let your learners fail

LearnUpon

If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again. Failure is an important part of training, after all, we learn from our mistakes. So, it’s important to keep that in mind when creating your eLearning courses.

The Future of eLearning

Association eLearning

eLearning started out small in the 1970s, as a tool for medical training. Now eLearning is used across a variety of professions. I wonder what it will become in the future. With most of these ideas, I imagine either augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR) being used.

Learning Transformation in Practice

Vitalyst

The phrase “practice makes perfect” is guidance most people get at an early age. Although perfection as a goal is problematic and largely unattainable, the phrase’s fundamental idea—that the best way to learn is through repetition—is solid, time-tested, and scientifically supported 1.

5 Reasons Why Using Consultants are Good for your L&D Budget

Clarity Consultants

It might seem counterintuitive that hiring a consultant would help you save money, but when it comes to your L&D budget – hiring a consultant is a great option.

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.

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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In Real Life: The Modern Learning Ecosystem Framework by JD Dillon

Learning Solutions Magazine

The modern learning ecosystem framework is a method for meeting workplace learning and performance needs. Here’s how it. works and why you should use it. Blended Learning Design Strategies Training Strategies

World of Learning Conference and Exhibition - Day 2

Unicorn Training

Our second day at World of Learning Conference and Exhibition kicked off with a nice little surprise! When we arrived at our stand we found a post-it note stuck to the table from yesterday's winner - Karen we're so pleased you love your unicorn so much - enjoy!We We had a slightly different team than yesterday, so it was nice to see the reaction from our colleagues when they arrived at our stand.

The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind

Learningtogo

“ The shoemaker’s children always go barefoot.” – Proverb. The saying goes back at least to the Middle Ages. It indicates that professionals like us often don’t bestow our greatest gifts on ourselves. The Hippocampus and Spatial Reasoning.

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

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