L&D in 2015: Too Much Content, Too Little Time

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Have you seen the latest list of learning trends for 2015, yet? The real trends to watch in 2015 are not new technologies or products, but rather recurring problems and pain points that organizations need to solve. Before you launch your next training initiative in 2015, take some time to identify the issues you are facing, or the problems you need to solve. Learning Research Learning Trends 2015 2015 learning trends content overload knowledge transfer remembering

eLearning Predictions 2015

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In 2015, we believe experimentation with analytics-driven performance improvement will lead to more “intelligent recommendations” and personalized professional development in Continuing Medical Education and beyond. To confine predictions to a single calendar year partially betrays the point of the exercise (long-term forecasting), so in my mind our predictions for 2015 build upon previous efforts and sort of stitch those thoughts together.

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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

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almost 4 in 10 organizations will rely exclusively on BYOD by 2016, and 85 percent of businesses will have some kind of BYOD program in place by 2020. 2015 will only make it better – as learning departments find a way to circumvent or solve the existing challenges posed by it. According to M2 Research, by 2015, 40 percent of Global 1000 organizations will use gamification as the primary mechanism to transform business operations.

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2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Mail: Apple’s email program, and email is another way I can ask questions or get help. Jane Hart has been widely and wisely known for her top 100 Tools for Learning (you too can register your vote ). As a public service announcement, I list my top 10 tools for learning as well: Google search: I regularly look up things I hear of and don’t know. It often leads me to Wikipedia (my preferred source, teachers take note), but regularly (e.g.

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Off to DevLearn 2015

Kapp Notes

Excited to be headed to DevLearn with a group of 9 students from our graduate program. It is so much fun to bring people new to the field to the DevLearn Conference. We are excited to be part of a large event. The students will get to experience some amazing events. 1) Play to Learn: Designing Effective Games Workshop. Actually in this workshop students will be helping attendees think of game ideas and they will be assisting with the workshop activities.

Trending in Workplace Learning 2015….

Allison Rossett

Many colleagues have asked what I think will emerge in workplace learning in 2015, “What’s important for 2015, in your view?” ” Or they put it this way, “Have you read anything worthwhile that summarizes trends for 2015?” Got a bumper sticker on trends, 2015?” Here is where I think workplace learning will trend in 2015. My focus here has been on what distinguishes 2015 to me.

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Measuring Training Program ROI

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billion is spent per year on employee training and learning programs. At McKinsey & Company, only 25% of managers surveyed believed that the training programs measurably improved business results. The only way for a learning program to be successful is if it can result in genuine behavioral change. Your ROI is tied to the measurements you put in place for the evaluation of your training program.

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2015 Reflections

Clark Quinn

And rather than generally agitate, I’m putting together two specific programs – one on (e)learning quality and one on L&D strategy – that are intended to be comprehensive approaches. In the meantime, I hope you had a great 2015, and that your 2016 is your best year yet. It’s the end of the year, and given that I’m an advocate for the benefits of reflection, I suppose I better practice what I preach.

Outsourcing Your ELearning Program

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This often requires dedicating personnel to plan, develop, and implement the entire program. Companies that don’t have the time, money, or personnel resources to implement an elearning program should not just let the opportunity pass them by. You can still invest in your employees by outsourcing the entire program, or even just parts of it. The trade-off is that you don’t need to hire new employees or contractors to create your program from scratch.

Top Programs For Webinars

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I should note that not all elearning programs are conducive to this method. Some of these were paid programs and others were free. Below is a list of programs that I consider to be top contenders. Recommended Programs for Virtual Instruction. One of the challenges in elearning is creating a course environment that is engaging to the learner, designed in a way that makes them feel like they are not left on their own. Over the years this has been combated in a few ways.

2015 Year End Review

Association eLearning

In 2015 we released the Knowledge Direct 7 Beta. “We see gamification as part of the future of learning, and are proud to be recognized as a Gamification Company to Watch in 2015,” says Jack McGrath, President and Creative Director of Digitec Interactive. What a year it’s been! At Digitec Interactive we’ve been busy forming new partnerships, enhancing our technology, offering new solutions, and winning awards.

Social Awareness Program For Instructional Design Degree

Nick Leffler

I recently began a new consulting job with the Master’s program I got my degree from. It’s the MSIDT program at California State University Fullerton (CSUF). It may seem odd then to have started a consulting position to help a higher education program build their social presence and expand their program. I went through the program and I don’t regret it one bit. Social Awareness Program.

Learning Programs Value to Business

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Most organizations today agree that implementing a learning program is a great way to invest in their most valuable asset: their employees. This hasn’t always been the case, but the mainstreaming of elearning has helped to increase the awareness of having a robust training program that is easily accessible. Specifically, companies are interested in knowing how their learning programs increase custom satisfaction and employee sanctification.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

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Awards 2015 Finalists. Awards program is the industry gold standard for excellence. The program is a User’s Choice Award whereby learning professionals vote with their ballot for best-in-class solutions. Eighty-five percent of professionals have personally recommended a learning solution to a colleague over the past 12 months and this awards program formalizes this personal recommendation process. All ballots were cast between August 1 and October 15, 2015.

2015 Year End Review

Association eLearning

This is our 2015 year end review. In 2015 we released the Knowledge Direct 7 Beta. “We see gamification as part of the future of learning, and are proud to be recognized as a Gamification Company to Watch in 2015,” says Jack McGrath, President and Creative Director of Digitec Interactive. The post 2015 Year End Review appeared first on Knowledge Direct. What a year it’s been!

Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started

Origin Learning

Just like with any new project, a mobile learning implementation program needs a thorough assessment of the current training situation and the tools being used to deliver training. After getting enough inspiration from the current trends and stats about mobile learning , the obvious next question that must be bothering you is – where and how to start? Image Credit – Freepik.com.

Our Top 10 Training & Development Blog Posts from 2015

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Here are ten of the most popular articles we published in 2015. L&D in 2015: Too Much Content, Too Little Time. Our experience has shown that games are often the perfect addition to a sales training program or set of reinforcement and reference tools. Cisco’s sales associate training program (CSAP) has won multiple Brandon Hall awards for its innovative approaches, including a 2014 “Gold” award won in partnership with BLP. Want More of our 2015 Top Content?

Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015

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2015 was the year of the webinar for us. It explores how Roche Diagnostics’ recently launched customer training program employs the cutting edge of curriculum design to take their customer training to a new level. The customer training curriculum went on to win an LTEN Excellence Award, two Brandon Hall Excellence Awards and a CLO award in 2015. The post Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015 appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance.

2015 Year End Review

Association eLearning

In 2015 we released the Knowledge Direct 7 Beta. “We see gamification as part of the future of learning, and are proud to be recognized as a Gamification Company to Watch in 2015,” says Jack McGrath, President and Creative Director of Digitec Interactive. What a year it’s been! At Digitec Interactive we’ve been busy forming new partnerships, enhancing our technology, offering new solutions, and winning awards.

Build a Better Leadership Development Program With our Leadership Content!

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The post Build a Better Leadership Development Program With our Leadership Content! eLearning Leadership Leadership Training ej4 Leadership development program leadership training contentYou need the best leaders to help get the best from your employees. With ej4’s updated Leadership content, you can grow novice leaders into seasoned veterans who can delegate, motivate, and cultivate their staff to greatness.

Keys to a Successful Workplace Health Program

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In an effort to combat lifestyle diseases and improve the health of employees, many companies now have a workplace health and wellness program. . The post Keys to a Successful Workplace Health Program appeared first on. eLearning Performance Improvement Training & Education workplace health program

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

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Here are three reasons you need to reinvent your training programs. Your training program is obsolete. Are you taking advantage of the technology-enabled learning tools available today, or is your training program stuck in the 20th century? Your training programs don’t serve any higher purpose. Stop wasting your time and money on training programs designed for yesterday. Copyright 2015 Bryant Nielson. Spending on corporate training is rising rapidly.

Kern Kelley & Michael Ruffini: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

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Both of these educators will also be presenting in our booth, 2500, at ISTE 2015 this year. As we look forward to ISTE 2015 this upcoming week, join us as we chat with educators Kern Kelley and Michael Ruffini ( jump ). ISTE 2015 Presentation: Let Students do the Tech Support. In more than a decade of promoting student tech support, what changes have you made to the program? Watch this Presentation at ISTE 2015.

Matt Miller & Dennis Haynie: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

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ISTE 2015 is on the horizon, and the TechSmith Education team is gearing up for the biggest K12 conference of the year. As we look forward to ISTE 2015, we’re excited to give you an up close look at the educators who will be presenting in our booth, Matt Miller and Dennis Haynie ( jump ). We are excited to have Dennis present in our booth at ISTE 2015 about how he uses video and new technology in his district. What types of PD are covered in your program?

LEARNNOVATORS WINS GOLD AT BRANDON HALL EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2015

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Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won Gold in the 2015 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards in the ‘Best Use of Performance Support’ category. The high quality of work and commitment to driving business results among our award winners never fails to amaze me,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. All of these winning programs deliver meaningful business results to their organizations.”.

Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

So, what will 2015 look like for corporate training and technology-enabled learning? Here are my seven predictions for workforce education and learning technologies in 2015. New technologies aimed at personalizing training programs so that they are adapted for and relevant to individual learners can help L&D departments achieve their desired training goals. In 2015, however, we will see this situation start to change. Copyright 2015 Bryant Nielson.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

A 2015 research by ATD , titled ‘Instructional Design Now’, which is based on a survey of 1,120 instructional designers provides a current snapshot of ID in organizations and the challenges that they typically face. Consequently, training programs which were based on the principles of learning, instruction and human behavior, began to be developed. The Programmed Instruction Movement – Mid-1950s to Mid-1960s. Instructional Design has come a long way.

Training 2015 Conference: eLearning Maker Faire Resources

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Welcome and excited you will take part in the eLearning Maker Faire at Training 2015. My gestures are programmed to look realistic and to provide you with the feeling of interaction with an actual person. Before the conference, you need to download the following to your laptop or mobile device. Microsoft PowerPoint (Version 2010 or later). Codebaby (Please Download the Free 30 day Trial). Stencyl (Please Download Stencyl 3.2 Starter).

The Benefits of Having a Management Training Program

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Management training, whether it occurs after a promotion or as a continued program, can provide your leadership staff with additional skills they''ll use to better run their teams. The post The Benefits of Having a Management Training Program appeared first on. eLearning Leadership Performance Improvement Training & Education

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

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Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design.

4 Key Elements for a Successful Leadership Program

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According to a Retention and Leadership Survey study done by Harris Poll (commissioned by Saba), 39 percent of companies surveyed offered leadership development programs, but only 15 percent of employees at those firms felt that the training they were receiving in any way prepared them for leadership positions. The post 4 Key Elements for a Successful Leadership Program appeared first on.

An Online Learning Program Worth Trying

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Today there are literally hundreds (possibly thousands) of online learning programs available covering a wide range of industries. There are even programs associated with higher education (edX, Coursera, etc.). Recently I was asked about my personal favorite online learning program. Duolingo is a program designed for teaching languages online, a market that has seen a surge in activity as of late due to the major industry player Rosetta Stone.

Change Management Strategy: Use Social Media

InfoPro Learning

Short nuggets of information are easily shared via microblogging to engage employees in the change program. If constant change is the new normal, what then is the strategy that you can adopt to cope within a world of rapid change? The answer is Change Management. Change Management is a structured approach to change that not only updates systems but prepares and retrains employees with the goal of reaching a higher level of efficiency and success.

LEARNNOVATORS WINS DEVLEARN 2015 HYPERDRIVE CONTEST FOR MOBILE PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SYSTEM

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won the DevLearn 2015 Hyperdrive contest, for its Mobile Performance Support System (MPSS) solution. Within nine months of implementation, MPSS brought about stunning results for MTAB in all three business metrics identified for the program. About the DevLearn 2015 Hyperdrive Contest. Chennai (India).

Using Bloxels to Teach Programming, Adobe Digital Trends Report, and Video Branching Scenarios: This Week on #BLPLearn

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Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Teaching Programming to Kids: Bloxels. So, we’ve shared a few links before about creative ways to teach programming to kids. One of the most intriguing, and I would wager useful, methods is to show abstract programming concepts as physical objects to manipulate. Bloxels is another toy/app combo that aims to bring the basics of programming to young minds. Adobe Digital Trends 2015.

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Top eLearning Trends for 2015

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The eLearning industry grew substantially in 2014 and it will continue to grow and expand as we progress through 2015. Let’s take a look at some of the top eLearning trends we will see in 2015. API (Application Program Interface) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. What trends are you expecting to see in 2015? The post Top eLearning Trends for 2015 appeared first on.

Maximize ROI of Your LMS Investment Top Benefits of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

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To gain market traction in today’s economy it’s essential to implement training programs that are strategically aligned with your organization’s business goals, resulting in a positive effect on your bottom line. By incorporating an LMS into your training program you can realize a measurable training ROI and immediate cost savings, but many companies are leaving money on the table by not fully utilizing the features of modern LMS platforms.

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