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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

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SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Being adaptable to change is important, but sometimes the procedures and policies in effect in the workplace are not up to date. The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture. Hayes said this learning culture is described in author Peter M.

How to Fill Soft Skills Gap while Onboarding

Tesseract Learning

A new employee brings to the table varied technical know-how. However, soft skills are an area where a new employee may require training. In this blog, we will look at how to fill the soft skills gap while onboarding a new employee. The Soft Skills Challenge.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker, author and diversity and inclusion expert. Informed by more than a decade consulting to Fortune 500 companies, she creates a compelling case for leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents along with empowering advocates at all levels to find their voice, and be a driving force in creating more enlightened organizations. . What is the cost of not focusing on this topic?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Well-Connected Employee: Networking Competencies That Foster Engagement, Collaboration, and Business Results (Free for ATD members) In a survey of 2,000 employees from many different organizations, only 20% said, “Yes, I have the network I need to get the job done.” In this webcast, you’ll explore the eight networking competencies that are needed by almost everyone, in almost every job type, at almost every level.

How to Use Sales Training to Solve Major B2B Pain Points

Docebo

In B2B sales training, there are always pain points, and a lot of them typically come back to information, or a lack thereof. Whether it’s pricing, product information or interactions between departments, the B2B industry always presents challenges. But with those pains come an opportunity to ease them with effective sales training and a strong learning strategy paired with a great learning platform. Filling in Partner and Vendor Gaps.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

The short month of February flies by so fast that March tends to take us by surprise. If you feel like you’re on the back foot and could use a little coaching, why not check out a free webinar or two and get some fresh ideas? However, one consideration that people often overlook is the type of technology that an LMS uses, which is important to consider when evaluating whether an LMS will be able to provide the type of functionality you’ll need to meet your goals.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

The gentle breeze of May is here, trying to lure us away from our computers and into the sunshine. And so can online webinars! Check out the crop of online events coming up this month. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results.

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

This push for women’s recognition was championed by President Jimmy Carter, who urged the nation to designate March 2-8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week. “From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation,” Carter said, 38 years ago. “Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed.

How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps

Pinlearn

Do you have the skill to teach? Do you have expertise in economics or management or any other subject? Don’t know how to go about? This article will shed light on the various steps to starting an online school. No doubt, there’s a lot of information on the internet. Information, knowledge & wisdom will fade into oblivion if there aren’t any students hungry to learn. Fortunately, the world is blessed with several millions of students.

Will a Chatbot Be Your Next Learning Coach? – How AI can support talent development in your organization

Learningtogo

Eighty percent of major companies expect to be using artificial intelligence by 2020, but their training departments are likely to be the last places you’ll find it. While other industries are already developing AI, the learning industry seems to be lagging behind. AI requires vast amounts of data to create intelligent machines and Big Data requires intelligent machines to perform the massive calculations necessary to find meaningful patterns and connection.

Is Tin Can LMS Capable of Supporting Blended Learning?

ProProfs

Gone are the days when learners would walk up to a library and solely rely on books in the pursuit of learning. They still do, but now, most of the learning happens online with intermittent access to offline resources. The millennial generation expects to learn a concept in the best possible way, no matter the learning medium. They want to claim complete freedom in the way learning happens.

Equality and diversity in the workplace: understanding the business risk

Eukleia

The business case for equality and diversity in the workplace is compelling and goes far beyond the common misconception that it is simply about fairness. In this blog post, diversity and inclusion expert Joanna Abeyie explains how a lack of diversity can present operational risks to businesses in ways that may not seem immediately obvious. But the fallout can be far more deep-rooted and impactful on an organisation than either of these reasons.

Closing the Skills Gap with AI, VR, D&I, and Jazz

NovoEd

Closing the skills gap is an urgent issue. That’s just one of many insights shared during the Future Workplace CLO Leadership Summit on October 10-11, 2019 at Infor’s New York City headquarters. But why the urgency and what can we do about it? jobs are unfilled as of last June and the skills gap widened over the past year. Today, IBM leaders now point to behavioral skills as the most critical for the workforce.

The Importance of Data Reporting in Learning Management System

ProProfs

The e-learning industry is growing at a staggering pace and is set to surpass $275 billion by 2023. To claim a fair share of the pie, you need to work smart. But until you know what areas bother learners the most, your courses won’t lead you anywhere. Data reporting gives you the liberty to consistently enhance the learning experience, further helping you to personalize your learning initiatives. What did you dislike about the course?

Female Leaders: Building Confidence and Initiative

CLO Magazine

Trucking is not the first place most people look to find female leaders, but if Iris Austin achieves her goal, the Volvo Group will pull ahead in both retention of women and in women advancing to top positions. Austin is human resources business partner at Volvo in Greensboro, North Carolina, the corporate headquarters for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America. She came to Volvo Group from furniture manufacturing and the company’s commitment impressed her.

10 Reasons To Train Staff In Employee Relations

KnowledgeAnywhere

Workplace issues are not just all over the current news cycle, they are the current news cycle. This article will explain how employee relations training can help ensure a healthy work environment for everyone in the office. What is employee relations training? Employee relations training is professional coursework offering a variety of insights and solutions to issues affecting the human factor in the workplace.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Sure, it’s great to have time to enjoy the sun, but time off can also produce anxiety. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Mousify Your Organization’s Performance: Five Keys to Disney-Inspired Success Examine the five Walt Disney–inspired strategies for peak organizational performance—Purpose, Priorities, People, Platform, Process—and learn how Walt Disney applied each of them to his theme park business. Learn the method and you can make your own magic.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. She also facilitates ATD ACLP certification courses and writes one of the Top 100 blogs on neuroscience.

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Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Since the birth of elearning, a pair of innovative software giants have carved out their place as industry favorites: Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. But with the rise of modern cloud-based authoring software, many learning managers and designers are looking for a resolution to the contemporary learning pains that come from desktop-based authoring tools. The authoring basics. Include a broad range of learning interactions.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 14 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 14 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Many people assume that federal and state governments are responsible for land conservation in the U.S. It also takes a village – a diverse and educated grassroots village – to protect America’s natural treasures.

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Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

The need for leaders at all levels in organizations continues to grow as the business ecosystem becomes more complex and competitive due in part to globalization, emerging technologies and an acceleration in the speed of disruption. Unfortunately, according to the same study, despite investing about $14 billion in leadership development, only 8 percent of these companies felt they had a good leadership development process. Searching for the Right Experience.

How to choose an external e-learning vendor ?

Ideaon

Pick up the hints. Interaction with a prospective vendor can show and shed more light than reading up about them or viewing their work online. What skills does the e-learning vendor offer? Are the skills that the vendor brings, something that is complementary to your team? There is comfort in knowing that a vendor can work on a particular skillset, but can also work with aligned skill sets? Do they offer more fluff than substance? elearnin

First steps for building a coherent digital training strategy

Matrix

We are in the twenty-first century, a time which is defined by an unprecedented surge in technology. Everybody in the modern world is somehow connected and most jobs do require more than average computer and internet skills. As for businesses, they have to pretty much be already in the twenty-second century if they want to stay ahead of the competition and be profitable. The term “strategy” actually comes from ancient Greek and it means “ the art of a general ”.

Mentoring can elevate women in tech (webinar recap)

Everwise

Tech is one of the fastest-growing industries in America, yet why aren’t there more women in the sector? Despite dedicated efforts to educate and train women in tech, female representation in tech has been declining steadily since the 1990s. Today, only 20 percent of all tech jobs are held by women, despite the fact that women make up half the overall workforce. They’ve learned to test new skills and approaches, and have seen some wins as a result.

Podcast 13: High-Stakes Compliance Training Trends – With Bill Mastin of NetDimensions

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 13 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 13 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Compliance seems to be one of the most underrated topics in professional learning circles. Are technology vendors responding with better compliance training solutions? All the portfolio components can stand on their own.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Since the birth of elearning, a pair of innovative software giants have carved out their place as industry favorites: Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. But with the rise of modern cloud-based authoring software, many learning managers and designers are looking for a resolution to the contemporary learning pains that come from desktop-based authoring tools. The Authoring Basics. Include a broad range of learning interactions.

7 Ways An Extended Enterprise LMS Can Help Retain Your Top External Talent

TalentLMS

Your in-house staff gets all the training resources they require. But does your remote sales team, franchisees, or vendors enjoy the same benefits? As organizations grow, they need to train their external teams to realize their potential and stay ahead of their competitors. Training external partners helps you provide standardized information. Extended enterprise LMSs make training easier, faster and cost-effective for organizations.

The 8 Microlearning Must-Haves For Better Compliance Online Training

TalentLMS

Do your employees need just-in-time support to prevent costly compliance violations and ensure workplace safety? These 8 microlearning elements will upgrade your compliance online training course. How To Improve Your Compliance Online Training Course With 8 Microlearning Activities. Compliance isn’t the most captivating training topic, but it’s necessary to avoid penalties and keep everyone healthy and happy on the job.

A look at skills assessments, bias and stereotypes

CLO Magazine

In 2008, Sarah Blithe, the article’s author, was working at a consulting firm where she delivered strength-based training sessions to the firm’s clients. In these sessions, Blithe conducted assessment programs based on the Strengths theory developed by Donald O.

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

LifterLMS

How to design programs around outcomes, unlock flipped classrooms, and more with course launcher Ellen Martin in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of the LifterLMS team. Ellen and Chris dive into how online course creators should gauge success versus course completion. Ellen has a lot of experience with course creaton, serving course creators, and elearning in general. There are three major types of courses: learn a process, change a behavior, and a resource course.

How L&D can embrace digital to solve fundamental training problems

Matrix

The L&D landscape is being transformed by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Internet of Things, cloud networks or cyber physical systems are taking over the workplace, as the knowledge economy continues to expand. Today’s learners need to own their learning.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. In just a few short years, AI has become one of the most talked-about technology advances since the dawn of the internet. Yet many people still remain confused about the realities of artificial intelligence and its lesser-known subset, machine learning. So the promise of AI is real, but some technology providers seem willing to blur the lines to attract deeper investment.

‘Meet the Learnovate Patron’ Q&A with Sharon Claffey Kaliouby

Learning Pool

As part of its Meet the Patrons series, Learnovate engaged in a Q&A with our VP, North America, Sharon Claffey Kaliouby to discuss Learning Pool’s newest position as a Learnovate Patron. . What are the biggest lessons you learned in your career? .

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Chairperson’s Report from Corporate Learning Week

NovoEd

For the 2018 Corporate Learning Week – Silicon Valley conference, Matt Nawrocki and I from NovoEd acted as the chairpersons for the conference. Speakers and attendees came from a wide variety of organizations, across the U.S., and even abroad, to share their challenges and insights into today’s learning and development challenges. The theme of our conference was “ Humanize the Digital Age ”.

How to Unlock the Expertise Economy with Upskilling

Avilar

Sixty-four percent of CEOs feel they must upskill or reskill 25 percent of their workforce over the next five years for their companies to stay relevant. McKinsey & Company, Skill Shift: Automation and the Future of the Workforce , May 2018. Former LinkedIn Chief Learning Officer, Kelly Palmer, and David Blake, co-founder of Degreed, think they know why. In the “expertise economy,” how are companies getting the skills they need? The U.S.,