The Authentic Learning Model: 7 Things Every eLearning Pro Should Know

Infopro Learning

Do you need to add more real-world context to your eLearning course? In this article, I’ll explore everything eLearning pros need to know about the Authentic Learning Model. Everything eLearning Pros Need To Know About The Authentic Learning Model. The Authentic Learning Model centers on self-guided exploration, group discussions, and real-world challenges. This increases their motivation and engagement, because they know that the information will be of use to them.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. Cryptocurrencies are clearly at the peak of the general-purpose (non-eLearning) hype curve – a couple of thousand percent increase in value will do that. As we know, these transactions are often managed in the most labor-intensive way possible.

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2018 The Year of Discovery

Learning Rebels

Okay, I know I’m late, but I’m Declaring 2018 “The Year of Discovery”! In my “ Lifelong Learning ” post we discussed these 5 points: Challenge yourself. We don’t often have the chance to do the best we can do every day. We spend a lot of time putting out fires and trying to fill the knowledge/skill gaps. Discover what you do well, then do more of THAT. This is not to say we should neglect our gaps.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps. This pulls them into a little dialogue that we facilitate through our association’s discussion board. But many members prefer to complete courses at their own pace, so we offer the flexibility to do that in the classroom or online. What are their peers doing? However, we do charge for select premium activities.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

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. Rushing discussed the #MeToo movement, gender pay inequities, diversity in the workplace, technology advancements and social behaviors. ” The 2018 conference boasted its highest attendance ever.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do, Redux. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

We’ll explain our new methodology below, but before we launch into that discussion, let’s not bury the lede. The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. million words drawn from that epicenter of all buzz in 2018, Twitter.

Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

The more we know about how the mind works and the best ways to build expertise, the more confident and successful we will be in designing systems and content to develop knowledge and skills in any audience.”. The second prong of Sugrue’s strategy — measurement — shows how a company is doing and how it can do better. “We We can confirm if a learning solution as designed is having the impact we expected, and if not, what is causing the gap,” Sugrue said. “We

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What L&D professionals need to know about outsourcing training

Matrix

Delivering good-quality training has become more of a challenge than it used to be and L&D departments are being asked to do more with limited resources. This way of doing things will provide a much needed flexibility and the necessary control for calculating the ROI of training. This is why, if the timeline allows it, it’s a good idea to let the outsourcer do the work and see how that functions in the real-life workplace. Organizations have long gone global.

Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10AM –1AM PT: Taking charge of your professional development (Free to ATD members) As a learning professional, do you spend so much time developing others that you don't make time to develop yourself? Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: 5 easy ways to improve sales team training using video Are your sales reps operating in a crowded marketplace where prospects are more rapidly becoming more knowledgeable and competitors more aggressive?

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, November 5, 2018, 8AM – 9AM PT: Shifting Your Talent Strategy to Focus on Fulfillment and Purpose (Free for ATD members) Imperative leads global research on purpose at work. Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Selling, Developing, and Delivering a Modern Learning Program for Financial Services (Free for ATD members) Disruption is the new normal in the financial services industry, and that’s made learning and development more important than ever.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

They’re a reminder that 2018 is rushing by. Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Great Customer Training Requires the Right Technology Fit Focusing on training throughout the customer lifecycle can have a significant impact on churn. Friday, October 5, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Are You and Your Employees Open to Think? Do you use PowerPoint on a day to day basis?

Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference

ReadyTech

In late January, we attended ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. For attendees interested in learning actionable tips on how to use reinforcement to improve training and increase results, Wurth outlined practical tips on building reinforcement objectives; measuring knowledge retention; closing the common training reinforcement gaps, and achieving the three phases of behavior change.

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.” Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

Often, the business dynamics change, the kind of solutions your customers require now can change, and this can lead to a gap in what you gain from an existing partnership. If you are doing outsourcing for the first time, you are drawn towards the “safety net” a larger company offers. Checkpoints: Do check for the industry-specific expertise that is relevant for you. Do ascertain what they “do not do”!

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Content Authoring Strategies That Save Enterprises Both Time and Money Without the ability for managers to personally check in with every single employee, global enterprises need compelling eLearning so that dispersed workforces can meet their training requirements. Arguably, these resources can teach us the skills we need to improve the way we operate and the way companies do business. How do creators build engagement into their videos?

How to Identify and Fill the Employee Skills Gap with Online Training

LearningZen

How to Identify a Fill the Employee Skills Gap with Online Training What if you knew going in when you interviewed someone their strengths and weaknesses? But, what if you had a way to know? Would it make your job easier, would you hire different people than you do today? Well, you know my answer, right? I mean Online Training is what we do here. I want them to be interested I want them to know what they are getting into.

Transitioning from Teaching to Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

Comparing lists of instructional design competencies to your current skills is one way to determine what you already know and where you need to focus on improving. If your resume is currently focused on teaching, you’ll need to do some updating to focus on the relevant skills for instructional design. Check the bottom of the list for links to several discussions about interview questions.

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When You’re Too Busy Delivering Training To Do Digital L&D

looop

If L&D is too busy to do digital, then the wrong problems can end up being solved. And this might seem reasonable until you recognise that two of the biggest challenges facing organisations – and entire industries today – remain: How do we support and guide our people to perform with competence and confidence for optimum productivity at our organisation? How do we plug skills gaps to ensure we have the organisational capability to thrive today and survive tomorrow?

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? This webinar will discuss: The fundamental differences between an open-source LMS and a closed-source platform.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

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. L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. Discussion topics include: The L&D technology landscape. You feel stuck and don’t know what to do.

Free L&D webinars for February 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: ATD Research: 2017 State of the Industry (Free for ATD members) The State of the Industry report is ATD’s definitive review of training and development trends. In this webcast, Maria Ho, senior manager of ATD Research, will discuss learning benchmarking data from ATD’s 2017 State of the Industry report. However, you do not need to have read the report to follow and benefit from the webcast. How to do sustainment right.

How To Foster User Adoption In Your New Learning Management System?

Gyrus

Pre-qualifications discussions can also help you identify topics that were not in your initial product scope. This will establish the groundwork to let them know how the process is going and what requirements may be tough to find specific compliance. Know the System Benefits. Know the gained functionalities and options which you will be offering like the back of your hand. How To Foster User Adoption In Your New Learning Management System?

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

For organizations, the ability to formalize the informal knowledge that exists within their ranks, and rewarding their best contributors for doing so, boosts engagement and encourages more knowledge sharing. Today, we learn by watching, listening and doing; by blending visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning styles to understand new concepts, retain that knowledge and apply them to everyday challenges, at work and at home. Motivation: We need motivation to do anything.

How to do Online Training for Government the Right Way

Avilar

We know that the U.S. Human resource leaders are revamping outdated recruitment methods and building educational partnerships to fill a pipeline of younger workers who can fill skills gaps. Once you know what you’re looking for, find a content partner who’s experienced working with the government and who has an active procurement vehicle for online learning. There’s a lot you can do online that’s specific to your agency or team. You know this. Let us know.

11 Zapier Workflows to Automate Your Marketing

LearnDash

You’ve probably heard a lot about marketing automation without knowing how to implement it for your course. But, if your CRM doesn’t already integrate with your automated email platform, Zapier can bridge the gap. How many days do you expect a learner to go without signing in? Use this opportunity to encourage discussion while the material is still fresh in your learners’ minds. How to use Zapier to nurture leads and offer better learner support.

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Applying The Goldilocks Principle To Create E-Courses- All About Delivering The Right Content

G-Cube

Know the target audience. You can initiate discussions, conduct surveys, interviews and assessments to analyze their interests, knowledge, expectations and related information. Do employees apply what they learn at work? Following the above discussed tips of Goldilocks Principle, organizations can clearly fill the learning gaps and ensure delivery of just right e-learning experience.

Chief Cognitive Officer?

Clark Quinn

But, with the shift in the competitive landscape, there’s a gap that’s being missed. And those who could do so were selected on that basis. Outdated views like putting information into the head, squelching discussion, and avoiding mistakes are rife. We know about our mistakes in reasoning, and approaches to avoid making mistakes. Doing these effectively are all linked to an understanding of how our brains operate, and having it distributed isn’t working.

Using Design Thinking To Create Better Custom eLearning Solutions

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will discuss how design thinking can be applied to create better eLearning courses. From Kolb’s theories, we know two important styles that are converging and diverging. The situation is ambiguous and fluctuating, and hence there needs to be a lot of synthesis work to understand and define the problem using a variety of clues, discussions, and brainstorming to come up with an appropriate solution that may work well.

Social Learning & The Benefits of Employee Generated Content [Customer Story]

Docebo

Over the past year, I always get the same two questions: How do you motivate employees to embrace social learning and share their knowledge? In short: our numbers clearly show that employees do create a lot of training materials (>200 courses in the past 12 months) and the employee satisfaction on corporate learning content has risen by 10%. How do you motivate employees to embrace social learning and share their knowledge.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

We’ll explain our new methodology below, but before we launch into that discussion, let’s not bury the lede. The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. million words drawn from that epicenter of all buzz in 2018, Twitter.

The Benefits of a Gamified Socialized Learning Platform

eLearning Brothers

Since Motivate Cloud from The Game Agency is one of the top new platforms doing gamified social learning, w e asked our friends at The Game Agency to share some benefits of gamified social learning. Motivate Cloud Social lets you announce new training, share company updates, and keep your teams in the know using targeted, engaging new posts, notifications, and email newsletters. You can create an internal social channel for employees to share info and start discussions.

How to Use Sales Training to Solve Major B2B Pain Points

Docebo

This blog will discuss specific pain points felt by B2B sales teams, but from a high level it is important to understand why sales training is critically important to increase revenue. This blog post will examine 6 major sales pain points and discuss how learning might be the solution and remedy to ease a sales team’s suffering. Filling in Partner and Vendor Gaps.

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Training and the New Global Economy

Your Training Edge

But what exactly can your learning organization do in order to stay competitive – and stay safe from cuts? We know this is somewhat true, but as organizations grow larger and become more complex, who has time to ensure that training occurs except the training department? It may take some detailed mathematics, but you can do it. You could discover streamlined processes, gaps, and inefficiencies during the analysis and you should capitalize on this to show your value.

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4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

A great place to start is with a competency model followed by gaining an understanding of what employees know and what they don’t know. A “competency model” defines the skills and levels of proficiency in those skills that an employee needs to possess to do a particular job effectively. Step 3: Analyze the Skills Inventory and Individual and Organizational Skills Gaps.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

We know it’s effective in educating – Ebbinghaus forgetting curve be dammed when there a good story behind the learning. Last week in San Jose, California, Danielle Feinberg, Pixar’s Director of Photography and Lighting, discussed some of the challenges she and her colleagues face in making these great movies in the closing keynote of the ATD TechKnowledge trade show. We also like how seamlessly videos can be shared within social discussions and included in assessments.