Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

I recently got back from the Learning 2017 conference. Trying to require or assign one-size-fits all programs probably won’t go over well in the long run. Not only does it involve them in the process, they can often offer valuable insight, suggest possible solutions, and identify gaps.

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!

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How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? “Skills Gap” Solutions.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? “Skills Gap” Solutions.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

For another, when they do review and/or develop learning strategies, those strategies don’t always mesh well with business priorities. Further, CLOs need to know how learning drives business-centric concerns like revenue and market penetration.

Closer Collaboration with Colleges Can Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

Jerry Brown approves a bill passed by the legislature in September, California will join Oregon and Tennessee on the list of states offering tuition-free community college programs. Closing the Skills Gap. You can’t do better than that,” he said. If Gov.

Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year. Learn how to start bridging the gap today to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving workplace. What can IT workers do to ensure continued success in the industry as it evolves?

Examining Skills Gap Perceptions

CLO Magazine

Employers have long complained of the skills gap, and the “2017 Skills Gap Report” suggests employees recognize it too. employees agree there is a skills gap and more than one-third (35 percent) feel personally affected by it. But perception of the skills gap varies among industry, rank, generation and even gender. For example, Chris Hobbs, program manager for technical training at Advanced Technology Services, said that number is too high.

Top 11 Blog Posts for 2017

TalentLMS

So, before exchanging wishes and calling it a “year,” let’s take a second look at our most popular guides and insights for 2017. Learning retention is a critical objective of any successful eLearning program. To do that, though, you might have to make these radical changes.

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? 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.

Bridging the Generational Gap in Your Workplace

Everwise

Together, these generations form a uniquely diverse workforce, who have much to share with one another if they are encouraged to do so. How do customers/end-users/client needs differ across age groups? The post Bridging the Generational Gap in Your Workplace appeared first on Everwise.

Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

We are going to take a look at the challenges you may face when implementing a global leadership development program, starting with one of the most obvious challenges: distance. Developing their leadership program may be a little more difficult, starting with the distance that separates them.

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Increasing Impact Of Gamified E-Learning

G-Cube

For companies seeking to integrate comprehensive training programs, the benefits of e-learning outweigh the instructor-led training. With the traditional training programs, providing the learning material is costly and time-consuming.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Where do you even start? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. VR can do just this.

Expert 110

Don’t Know Much About History

CLO Magazine

A lot of people don’t know that.”. It’s not the first time he seemed to express genuine surprise at information many Americans already know. Not a lot of people do know about the French role in the American Revolution, nor do they know much about history in general.

Why You Need More User-Generated Content in Your Training Program

Pract.us

But the power of peer-to-peer communication, whether face-to-face or across space and time, can actually help you capture your company’s tribal knowledge, enhance your training program, and build a learning culture. And many have recognized its value in a training program.

Microlearning: The Misunderstood Buzzword

Learning Rebels

Tony Bingham stood on the stage at ATD ICE 2017 and announced that we, as learning professionals, and as an industry best get off our collectives butts and get onboard. Microlearning helps people do the job when they NEED to do the job.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

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.

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Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

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. Options include executive education, formal leadership development programs, on-demand learning and more. The Soft Skills Gap.

8 Reasons Why Your Online Training Program Is Failing

eFront

Did you recently set up a corporate online training program expecting it to set the world alight, only for it to turn into a damp squib? Most staff training and development programs are a process of evolution and many fall flat at first attempt. Where are the knowledge or skills gaps?

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? million open jobs in this country and only 98,000 were added in March 2017.

The Goldilocks Syndrome: And Other Signs that You have Learning Gaps

eLearningMind

In this case, Goldilocks could be used as a metric for learning gaps –along with a few other signs that you have a bear-sized problem. Learners spend more time trying to understand the framework and not enough time focused on the actual material and information they need to know.

Examples of Organizations Who Have Top Business Training Programs

Clarity Consultants

Everyone is trying to do more with less, and to help them achieve this goal, organizations are leaning in to their learning and development programs to help them fill that gap. Are you looking for consultants who can provide expertise in developing effective training programs?

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.

Expert 100

The Goldilocks Syndrome: And Other Signs Your eLearning Content Might Have Gaps

eLearningMind

In this case, Goldilocks could be used as a metric for learning gaps –along with a few other signs that you have a bear-sized problem. This can create learning gaps. That’s when the content doesn’t even scratch the surface of what learners really need to know.

How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

To do that they need a workforce that has the skills to solve customer problems by creating new and more innovative products and services. To do that, Robertson said learning leaders should bring customers and executives together as part of the learning process.

Knowing Your Audience is Key to Great Data Storytelling

Watershed

Specifically, you need to know your audience and your goal for telling them your story—otherwise, you risk wasting a lot of time and losing the interest of key stakeholders. Do you have similar challenges in reaching your objectives?

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

In “ 7 Ways to Support Women’s Advancement to Leadership Roles ,” Elizabeth Borges, Senior Manager at EverwiseWomen, shared insights gathered from researching the experiences and impact felt by the hundreds of women who have completed the program. I don’t know if the trade-offs are worth it.

Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

If you still have work to do, and you need a little inspiration, look no further than this month’s list of free webinars. You get a fairly significant skills gap. Join in as the facilitators share various ways to close these skills gaps. But what will you do?

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. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: Why Aren't B2B Sales Presentations Effective?

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PST: The Business Case for Learning: Using Design Thinking to Deliver Business Results Expenditures for learning and talent development have grown significantly in the past two decades. Investments in programs have generated mixed results.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s a great time to take stock, assess knowledge gaps, and focus on new learning. Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Simple Steps to Create Stunning Interactions in Adobe Captivate The best way to beat the boredom in eLearning courses is to make them engaging and interactive.

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.

Does Instructional Design Still Mean the Same in 2017?

Eat Learn Repeat

Show these job descriptions to someone who is new to the domain and ask, “What do you think instructional design is all about?” Programming? Once one fills this skill gap in his/her profile, one should be eligible to pursue a career in ID.

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. If the target market for your educational programs is on the wrong side of this gap, you need to know and you need a plan for bridging the gap. Who’s participated in F2F programs but not in online programs? Using an LMS to Bridge the Digital Readiness Gap.

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?