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Is Instructional Design the Right Career?

Experiencing eLearning

This is the last installment of my series on instructional design careers. Links to the rest of the series are at the end of this post. Previously, I’ve talked about the skills instructional designers need and how to get into the field of ID.

7 Shocking Ways the Internet of Things Has Changed e-Learning Process

Your Training Edge

Did you know that the total spending on the Internet of Things is expected to reach $1.2 trillion in 2022? And a study has shown that the number of Internet of Things connected devices will reach 75.44 billion by 2025. These numbers show that the Internet of Things will keep growing as time flies.

3 Ways Companies with Over 1,000 Employees Can Reduce Time to Productivity for New Hires

TOPYX LMS

It takes the average employee 5 to 6 months to become fully productive.¹ This can end up costing large businesses a lot of money in lost productivity.

How to Leverage Your eLearning Investment for Business Growth

Dashe & Thomson

As a Learning and Development professional, you probably get asked to justify the cost of your eLearning expenses.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor

Docebo

Win over IT leadership when building your business case for learning technology. Understanding the many benefits that a modern learning platform can bring to your organization is easy. Presenting them to your executive team to gain executive buy-in? That’s a little more difficult.

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Getting to Know Your Modern Learners

InSync Training

Training success relies heavily on the audience. If participants don’t believe content connects to their needs, they will not engage. And can you blame them? We all feel like we have many projects, tasks, and responsibilities.

Reflection on reflection

Clark Quinn

Of late, there’ve been a few dialogs on Twitter. As I opined in the recent podcast I was interviewed in, using Twitter for a dialog is kind of new. I’m not talking about a tweet chat like #lrnchat (which I think is a great thing), but a out-loud dialog with others weighing in.

How practicing mental math can make managers better at business

Your Training Edge

Managers who influence decisions and strategy must see through the numbers to avoid expensive and foolish mistakes. One out of 5 adults in the United Kingdom struggles with mental arithmetic, according to a study by YouGov.

How to Spot a Training Opportunity for Businesses

LearnDash

Support workers when they need training (and not when they don’t). Corporate e-learning is a large segment of the online learning industry that faces its own set of unique challenges. One of the biggest hurdles these organizations must overcome is identifying when their employees need training so that they can offer assistance effectively. A missed training opportunity could cost an organization thousands of dollars in lost productivity, dissatisfied customers, or failed compliance tests.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

Quality Training: A Solution for Labor Shortages and Skills Gaps

ej4 eLearning

With unemployment rates at a historic low, the U.S. is in the midst of a labor shortage: There are about 7 million job openings in the U.S. right now, with only 6.2-6.3 million people looking for work. This is making the growing skills gap even worse. Training & Development

What do you take away from the Game of Life?

From the Coleface

Easter holidays. A great time when we break out the board games in the Cole household. A particular favourite is The Game of Life (published by Hasbro).

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What Are The Most Important Training KPIs for eLearning?

Lambda Solutions

Learning Management Systems empower L&D managers and users by collecting a wealth of helpful learner data. Knowing when learners are active, where they excel, where they might struggle, and what most engages learners, is all crucial in evolving and bettering training programs.

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How To Make Employee Training More Efficient

Your Training Edge

Achieving business success is strongly related to the competence of your employees. Hence, it is worth the effort to thoroughly and systematically approach this matter. Forging a solid strategy about future employee training programs will yield the best results in the long run.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

The Role of Managers in Modern Learning

InSync Training

Trainers must not only support learning objectives, but also business goals. More often than not, our stakeholders include our learners’ managers. Their involvement in our initiatives impact the outcomes we see. In our experience, if managers undervalue components of a blend – for example, virtual classroom sessions – their teams will lack the necessary support and resources they need in order to successfully participate in learning activities. The best bet for overcoming leadership leeriness?

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How to Correctly Use MBTI

The Simple Shift

MBTI is trash but trash can be treasure, it all depends on your approach to it. The fact is the science behind Myers-Briggs is super sketchy. It fails 2 basics requirements needs to be solid; reliability and validity. Adam Grant, Organizational Psychologist, wrote a great breakdown of all its flaws back in 2015 in this […]. cognitive dissonance reliability

Are your managers driving or diminishing frontline employee performance?

Axonify

Frontline managers are the most important people in workplace performance. More important than the training team. More important than the subject matter experts. More important than the employees themselves. Managers have an undeniable influence on the day-to-day workings of your business.

Root Cause Analysis Methods & Tips

Association eLearning

You fell and hurt your arm. X-rays reveal that it’s broken, and you’re in a lot of pain. What would you think if the doctor gave you pain medication and sent you home, without doing anything else? Speaking personally, I wouldn’t have a very high opinion of the doctor. The pain is just a symptom and treating it is a temporary fix. The broken bone is the root cause. If it isn’t addressed, the symptom will persist and the problem itself will get worse over time.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Exploration & Surprise

Clark Quinn

Some weeks back, I posted about surprise. That is, a new model that says that that our brains work to minimize surprise. We learn so as not to be wrong. And that made sense in one way, but left another gap.

HT2 Labs ‘Astonished and Humbled’ to Win Prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

HT2 Labs

H T2 Labs’ CEO, Dr Ben Betts and Chairman, Alan Betts.

5 Best TED Talks for Learning and Development

Wisetail

We arranged a handful of TED Talks that build toward a cohesive whole—something you can scan and glean some ideas or techniques to bring into your daily work as an L&D pro. The post 5 Best TED Talks for Learning and Development appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

7 Must-Have Characteristics of Microlearning Design [Infographic]

CommLab India

Effective microlearning design requires careful thought and planning. Check the 7 characteristics of effective microlearning design in this infographic. eLearning Design Microlearning

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

11 Skills Data Scientists Need to Learn in 2019

Your Training Edge

According to the United States of Labor Statistics, the employment options for data scientists are projected to rise by at least 19% by 2026. Keep in mind that this is just a projection with current technological resources in mind. Who knows what achievements we might see in the coming years.

ELC 055: What You Need to Know About Cognitive Load

The eLearning Coach

John Sweller, who formulated cognitive load theory, explains how instructional designers can design more effective learning experiences. Podcasts

Is Integrated Talent Management Over? Let Talent Experience Reign.

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Have you noticed how many interesting new HR software companies we have? There’s a reason. The craze for “integrated talent management” has gone away, now replaced by a market for “talent experience” solutions. In this article, I’m going to discuss the history of “integrated talent management” and explain why it feels so dated. Then I. Read more» The post Is Integrated Talent Management Over? Let Talent Experience Reign. appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.