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Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

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New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. If there is something quite certain about the future, it’s the emerging eLearning.

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6 Reasons Why Corporate Training Programs Fail

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We all instinctively know that learning and development within the corporate space is ‘supposed to’ make a difference. Yet, far too often the programs (not necessary the people) fail due to the following reasons.

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7 Best Practices in Setting Up a Corporate University

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Building out a corporate university may be one of the most daunting tasks a Learning and Development department faces. Creating the university is more than creating a training department – it involves the entire organization, its future, and even its perceptions of training and development.

The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

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There are lots of terms out there when it comes to new styles of learning. If you’re looking to create new courses or new methods to deliver training, it can feel over complicated. What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? Does it even matter? Which is better?

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

The Value of Video Learning

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Most of my previous articles have explicitly established the importance of online learning, online teaching, MOOCs and so on. In this article, I would be focused around one of its most important elements that contributes significantly towards its success, and that is the video learning.

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Identifying your Organizational Training Needs: 1

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Assessment and Measurement Methods. Summary: In this series, we will examine training needs assessment. First, we will explore an overview of needs assessment.

Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs

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Corporate is a world where an individual or groups get united for a specific purpose. It is created by some legal authorities or department of laws. Corporate sector is the most growing sector in the world. It is getting change by globalization and technical advancement.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

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My previous posts you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

7 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed In Your Career

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Soft skills or people’s skills are set of skills that are different from job-specific skills or hard skills. Unlike hard skills, they involve your personal attitude, outlook and behavior towards your colleagues.

Relevance of Learning versus Relevance of Training and Development

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In today’s environment, training organizations are struggling to prove their worth. They are also struggling to keep programs going on smaller budgets with smaller staffs.

Death spiral!

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After reading this blog in the Seth Godin’s website, I could do nothing more than to share it with you. It has so many applications to training, leadership and every aspect of talent management. How many of you are working for companies in the death spiril? Enjoy. You’ve probably seen it.

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What a MOOC Is and What It Isn’t

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are the education and training story of this decade (at least so far).

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3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

Killer Strategies for Training and Development

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Training and development is one of the most important aspect of our lives from the day we are born. We through years of schooling to train ourselves and develop a set of skills for a better future.

Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of Internal eLearning

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Internal development of eLearning brings both benefits and a few potential drawbacks to learning and development as well as the organization as a whole. As with any business decision, your job is to determine if and when the benefits will outweigh the drawbacks.

Training Needs 7: Future and Anticipated Training Needs

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Summary: Your overall training needs assessment is not complete until you know what’s coming further down the road. Here are some ways to assess for future and anticipated training needs. It is a given in training and development that your best-laid plans tend to change.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

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I’ve been writing about massive open online courses (MOOCs) fairly steadily for the past year and a half or so, and over that time, MOOCs have changed considerably from what they were when they first appeared on the scene.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

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Although we see a strong push for incorporation of technology in educational and training settings, and availability in the hands of students and teachers, many fears regarding its implementation are still evident.

How E-learning Can Benefit Companies – Corporate Training

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Today, in the middle of the era of innovation, e-learning takes a prominent place in corporate life. Every business implements various methods to gain high quality, productive and motivated team. How it works and how efficient is it? Electronic learning is a new wave in a corporate education, which is mostly regulated by the 70/20/10 rule. Today most companies are using educational methods in a 70% part.

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

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From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox.

Why video is the superior tool for learning

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Over the last few years, one of the most prominent trends in online learning and development has been to shift lots of learning materials and content online in the form of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses).

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Facilitate Enterprise ROI Through Learning Digitalization

There are two types of costs related to training. For the purposes of this paper, they are categorized as “overt” and “covert” costs. Like their names imply, overt costs are the hard costs associated with the application implementation usually identified and accrued at the project-level and may be capitalized; covert costs are the hidden operating costs that are not listed in the project budgets, but cause a significant impact to the business.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

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Over the course of the past year on this blog, I’ve described several ways MOOCs are already changing training and development.

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How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners

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How do your employees feel about your organization’s current training program? Are they getting the training they need? Do they find that training valuable? Engaging? Relevant? Does it help them do their jobs better?

Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

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Corporate training has taken leaps and bound in the past few decades. Online training is now the new measure which most employers choose when polishing up their new employees. Especially when it come to corporate training, using online resources is advantageous in many ways.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and gamification hit the corporate training world at roughly the same time.

10 Tips for Selecting an LMS for New Learning Experiences

The right Learning Management System (LMS) can help you provide the new learning experiences - mobile, social and microlearning - needed to increase engagement with your learning programmes. Here are 10 tips to help you select an LMS to provide your learners with new learning experiences.

MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

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This is the fourth in a series of articles that tackle common objections to and argument against using massive open online courses (MOOCs) for training. Read the previous article: MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same. MOOCs aren’t interactive.

5 Advantages of Face-to-Face Training

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Recently there has been a boom in the e-learning industry because its ease of use, availability and because technology is always on the rise.

Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

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You must have seen in many of the previous posts by yourtrainingedge.com [1] the revolutions taking place in corporate learning and development brought about advancement in technology.

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Importance of corporate training for employees and organization

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With the advent of high end technology in corporate organizations, complicated things have become much easier to manage. A large number of private as well as public organizations are implementing full-fledged corporate trainings especially in the Human resource department.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.