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Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

So, to help you kick-start your thinking, and maybe even inspire you to try something new, we thought we’d give you the inside scoop on the top learning trends expected to surface in 2017. After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! Almost every profession is advancing faster than ever, and even employees in sales, service, and operational roles need regular updates on programs, processes, and core skills to stay productive and grow.

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How to Design an Effective LMS Training Program

TOPYX LMS

Like many decision makers, you may be more than ready to improve the effectiveness of your company’s LMS training program. However, before moving forward with such a venture, it’s important that corporate leaders determine if they feel confident in their LMS ( learning management system ) program-building skills. This may seem like a tough feat, but an effective corporate training program streamlines the process. 3 Steps to Designing an Engaging LMS Training Program.

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Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? In this article, I’ll walk you through each step of the training needs analysis process. How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis. Your online training program has all the essentials. Here is a step-by-step guide to pinpointing performance gaps in your organization through a training needs analysis.

7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

InfoPro Learning

In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to evaluate your assets before you outsource eLearning. The eLearning content provider handles all of the eLearning content development and Project Management tasks, which gives you the chance to focus on other aspects of your eLearning program. Do you need to gather all of your resources up front, or can you wait until the next phase? You already know that your Subject Matter Expert is a treasure trove of valuable information.

Why You Need to Invest More on Product Knowledge Training

InfoPro Learning

Chances are, if you are reading this article, these words have never come out of your mouth. so we have decided to only focus on one item in this article: sales training. Competition has also skyrocketed as of late, closing the differential gap between competitors. But, doesn’t that mean I should spend less on product knowledge if my customers are already doing the research?”. How Do You “Do” Product Knowledge Training?

Fight The Fatigue: 8 Tips To Prevent Corporate eLearning Burnout

InfoPro Learning

In this article, I’ll share 8 tips to prevent corporate eLearning burnout and keep employees fully engaged. Many employees are willing to participate in online training if they know there’s something in it for them. In fact, trying to overload your employees with information may diminish the value of your online training program. But how do you give them the chance to interact with peers if they are geographically dispersed?

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

So, to help you kick-start your thinking, and maybe even inspire you to try something new, we thought we’d give you the inside scoop on the top learning trends expected to surface in 2017. After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! Almost every profession is advancing faster than ever, and even employees in sales, service, and operational roles need regular updates on programs, processes, and core skills to stay productive and grow.

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mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

EdTechTeam

As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. Hear from a few of our team members on what they’ve explored about learning, microlearning, gamification, corporate challenges, and more in 2017. When a machine reports that I watched a video, it doesn’t actually know that I did.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

The focus of a recent Harvard Business Review article in its Spotlight Series, “Educating the Next Generation of Leaders,” is something that is always on the mind of companies, especially when it comes to high potentials and key employees. Companies spend time and effort developing leaders, but the return on investment is often questionable or the company doesn’t know how to measure it. They are exposed to knowledge, but the success of any program is in the follow-up.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

In my previous posts, I have highlighted various innovative concepts and technological advancements to be prevailing in 2017 in corporate learning, training and development industry. In this article, I would be highlighting some of the considerations I took while working on the development of training strategy for 2017. Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development.

Learning is Not a Hat, and One Size Does Not Fit All

mLevel

Do you feel like it fairly measured your intelligence and knowledge? Without her influence I would have gone astray and who knows where I would have wound up. I work feverishly to review content (using articles, books, videos, games, etc.) Now, imagine trying to train someone like me at a large company on compliance-related topics with tools like video, lengthy e-learning programs or (heavens forbid) a power point deck.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

Predictions for the next big trends in eLearning solutions started appearing before 2017 had even begun. With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? Many of these trends for eLearning solutions will enable associations to take advantage of opportunities prompted by a changing economic, political and social climate in 2017.

9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage the collective wisdom and experience of a group of leaders with similar roles, challenges or interest areas. Stakeholders — sponsors, program staff, community partners, champions and participants — all have goals and expectations about what participation in a peer learning program will yield.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

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In this article, I’ll discuss 7 benefits that a supportive online training culture can bring to your company’s bottom line. They get involved in the online training process because they know that help is always available. This may be in the form of peer-to-peer eLearning feedback, mentorship online training programs, online forums, and a variety of other online collaboration platforms.

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Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: Retention: Making Learning Stick Organizations spend a lot of time, money and energy to create compelling, engaging learning; but in an event-driven learning environment, much of what is learned—up to 90 per cent—is forgotten in a matter of days. How do you move the discussion forward?

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

We have come across several interesting articles in the past couple of weeks, which discuss some of the social, political and economic changes that are currently impacting how we work and learn. In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today.

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? This article will go into more detail on how to generate useful data, and why it matters. How Do We Get Big Data?

The Top Four Trends Disrupting the Workforce in 2017 (Part 2)

Degreed

It’s important to consider and embrace what’s happening in the marketplace, and organizations that do will see there is a big opportunity to elevate both their talent and L&D’s reputation to one that drives key business performance. Last week, I wrote part 1 of the 2-part series on the top four trends disrupting the workforce in 2017. A recent Forbes article states that by 2020, about 40% of Americans will be part of the gig economy.

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How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. When taking on any new initiative, it’s best to develop a strategy so you don’t squander resources, especially when you’re trying to create an online learning program with a limited budget. What did they need to learn to do their current job? Where do they get their education now?

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? Big data analytics help fill in the gaps so you see which employees are struggling, which are excelling, and where your organizational knowledge gaps are. And that data is useful for evaluating both your employees and your program’s efficacy -- not to mention planning future training initiatives.

?Specialized Job Skills—How to Find Employees with the Right Stuff

KnowledgeCity

Of course, there’s no real problem finding educated people who know their way around the Microsoft Suite, but, part of the issue is most universities weren’t built to keep pace with today’s fast-changing, tech-driven workplace. Sure, no business is entirely immune from the skills gap conundrum, but there are some better ways you can find the right talent for the job. Most employers fail to document employees’ skills, which could worsen the skills gap.

Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem

mLevel

Let’s take a step back and look at why employees perform the way they do in the first place. In other words, we may act contrary to what we like or know best when there are environmental influences that have an impact on our behavior. Google wanted to know what made one team vastly more productive than another. LinkedIn recently did a study and found that “ 90% of business leaders believe that learning and design programs are key to closing skill gaps.

The 6 Top Trends for Instructional Designers for 2017

TalentLMS

Accreditation bodies are no longer showing mercy to training institutes and higher education organizations who have laurelled the ropes of an instructional designer, but do not possess a formal schooling of an ID. 2017 is definitely the year of the Instructional Designer and in this article, we bring to you the top trends instructional designers should be actively engaged in to develop.

Augmented Intelligence, Not Artificial Intelligence: E-learning’s Game-Changer

Litmos

In reality, however, there are limits to what artificial intelligence can do: machines don’t make good decisions on their own, and they’re not creative. Simply put, IA pairs the things people do well (creativity, learning, and making appropriate decisions) with the things machines do well (remembering, storing and parsing data) so both humans and machines can be better at their jobs. Articles Learning Management System AI augmented intelligence eLearning

Aging Members Will Stick Around (& Keep Learning) Longer Than You Think

WBT Systems

Businesses will have to bridge that gap with older, 65+ workers. An article in Nautilus , where many of this post’s statistics and quotes were sourced, shares the story of two companies that welcome older workers. “We’re At Goldman Sachs, a ‘returnship’ program provides training to retirees who want to restart their careers. Are employers encouraging older employees to continue working in some capacity to bridge that gap? What do employers and aging members need?

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

The ability to track learning, critical to a Learning Management System (which really is a Course Management System), requires knowing who has done what, and how well. If we need to track compliance, we may need to know not only that the person completed, but the amount of time spent or the successful completion. And we want to know whether or how well someone did for critical business skills. A concern with what people do , not just what they learn, was also emerging.

Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results

Axonify

Why would they invite you to the really important meetings if they don’t know why you should be in the room? Since that day, I have looked for ways to put the needs of the individual—not L&D—at the center of everything I do. I’m sharing this article for both good and bad reasons. This Forbes article presents a concise history of our field that could be useful to practitioners who may be less familiar.

Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results

Axonify

Why would they invite you to the really important meetings if they don’t know why you should be in the room? Since that day, I have looked for ways to put the needs of the individual—not L&D—at the center of everything I do. I’m sharing this article for both good and bad reasons. This Forbes article presents a concise history of our field that could be useful to practitioners who may be less familiar.

Digital leadership should be at the heart of your digital transformation

Learning Wire

This gap in soft skills is having severe impacts on talent acquisition and retention within organizations, which in turn is affecting organizational performance. However, only 40% of them have dedicated digital training programs for their employees. In reality, digital skills go much further than knowing how to use digital tools. It’s important for your organization and your teams to know where they stand when it comes to digital literacy.

Leadership RoundUp: Learn to Lead, not Manage

eLearningMind

With all that information out there, it can be hard to know where to start and because we know the struggle, we’re making it a little easier on you by rounding up some of our best articles on the inexhaustible subject of leadership. . In March we conducted our 2017 L&D leaders industry report (which you can download here ) that lead to us making some interesting discoveries about the L&D industry.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

Now, businesses large and small are expanding their internal training programs to serve the serve the needs of learning audiences outside of organizational walls. Meanwhile, for the brave souls who do respond, extended enterprise learning programs can be an eye-opening experience. However, CRMs offer much more customer and demographic information that you can leverage to drive learning programs and measure their success.

Ways to Use LMS for Business Beyond Just Skill and Compliance Training

AbaraLMS

Your employees will never care to know how well you do until they know how much you care! In this article, we present to you some simple ways to use your LMS for business much beyond skill and compliance training, by fine-tuning it as per your organization’s objectives and goals. Automating a learner’s journey is crucial to ensure there are no gaps in your LMS automation. Fill Skill Gaps. An LMS will help you do this smoothly.

Launching your Own Online Course: These are the Steps you Should Follow

ProProfs

So, if you are one of those business owners who want to know more about selling courses online, take a look at these below mentioned steps so that it is easy for you to focus on the right things. Capable of bringing together the best of both the worlds (classroom learning and eLearning), blended learning is defined as an educational program where the students learn in part via online delivery of content and instruction with some element of student control over time, place or pace.

Using Adaptive Learning in Corporate Training

Training Industry

Just as importantly, the capability to opt for a major develops employees who are more engaged, as they are at least partially self-directing their learning and know that they aren’t being provided a one-size-fits-all training plan. Becoming efficient at evaluating skills gaps can ensure that learners do not think they know more than they actually do. One-on-one instruction is highly effective in corporate training, as the instructor can individualize material.

7 Tips To Incorporate Informal Learning Into Your Corporate eLearning Strategy

eFront

But that doesn’t mean you should exclude it from your structured corporate eLearning program. In this article, we’ll share 7 tips to use informal learning into your training strategy. However, it can also play a prominent role in your corporate eLearning program. Here are 7 tips to help you incorporate informal learning into your corporate eLearning program. This prompts them to hop online and look up relevant videos, articles, and cheat sheets.

Discussion Groups in eLearning: Why it Matters?

ProProfs

They are more engaged, knows about the related questions and comments that were posted. Instructors should consider using YouTube, Ted Talks, news articles to engage the learners effectively without spending hours to create content. Key Places where Online Discussions can be used in a Training Program. It will help the students to know each other and the teacher is able to identify the knowledge gaps.

8 Online Training Evaluation Techniques

eFront

In this article, we’ll highlight the 8 top online training evaluation techniques. But do you determine what works and what needs to be reworked? Here are the 8 most effective methods to evaluate your online training program: 1. Then invite them to share their honest opinions and thoughts on how to improve your corporate eLearning program. This gives you the opportunity to identify knowledge and skill gaps so that you can fine tune your training program.