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How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling


More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better. Leading industry consultants, government agencies and business leaders do not view the current talent shortage as a short-term crunch. Skills Gap gap analysis skills analysis Skills Assessment

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The 3 Speeds of Thought


Cognitive bias is a form of thinking that appears to be erroneously based on logical and rational reasoning, leading to biased analysis and judgments. If several approaches [to decision making] can achieve the same goal, the method that uses the least amount of energy will be the most popular,” Kahneman explains in his book. “The performance gap (success/failure) is the rule of cognitive development, not the exception!

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What is Just-in Time Training (and the Best Practices to Adopt it for your Business)


Classes had to be scheduled in advance so learners will know when and where the session will be. This approach works best with learners who do not have much time to spend in front of a computer. Sales representatives, construction personnel, and field scientists are some of the people who would greatly benefit from this type of training method. What is needed to adopt Just in Time Training to the business?

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)


Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. ADDIE: An acronym made up of the words: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE. Agile learning: Often contrasted with the ADDIE process, the Agile design method emerged in the 1970s and became widely adopted in the 1990s.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)


The rise of mLearning has also driven adoption of the Tin Can xAPI eLearning content standard which can track far more learning activities than older standards like SCORM. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners. Skill gap analysis : Compares a person’s skills to those required to do a job they have been, or will be, assigned to. Catch up with the ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L).

Technology and Training: Using Artificial Intelligence for Learning and Development


AI can identify patterns, such as the most common incorrect answers, and offer suggestions for training to address the knowledge gaps. This approach is particularly useful when the data to be analyzed is incomplete or inaccurate because AI can make inferences based on what it does know to fill in the missing information. As you can see, artificial intelligence and machine learning are powerful tools that can help L&D professionals do their jobs.

The Art of Reflection: How to Become a More Thoughtful Educator

Your Training Edge

During these moments of self-doubt, make sure that you do not go spiralling down the chasm of low confidence. Here is a useful how-to guide for teachers who wish to look for areas of improvement in their teaching methods. You would need to delve deep into your teaching methods and uncover the areas that you could improve. Reflective teaching methods help you in doing just that. This helps you have a better grip on what you do and how you do it.

7 Industrial Training Tips: Get Better Job Performance from Better Training

Convergence Training

Tip 1: Know the Employees You Need to Train. And that means you’re going to have to know the employees you will be training. What can they do now and what can’t they do now? What’s their work schedule (important for scheduling training), what kind of training infrastructure do they have access to (for example, do they have access to computers or not), and how much time do they have available for training? Cause analysis.

Strategies You Can Follow Today to Successfully Deploy Your Online Training

Your Training Edge

Migrating your traditional training methods to the online world can be challenging. So how do you choose online training software? Do you want to address certain knowledge gaps and lack of specific skills? Do you want ongoing compliance training? And remember, if you want to adopt online training as an ongoing L&D strategy, it is always better to invest in an intuitive and robust LMS platform so you don’t have to switch system often.

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Find out what you can do. Do a google search on ‘challenges in the healthcare sector’. In 2009 a large meta-analysis by the US Department of Education found that “on average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction”. Repeatable – if a learner needs to go back and refresh their knowledg e, they can do so at a moments’ notice. And do some one-on-one consultation.

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Being an organisation that values the safety and well-being of its employees, how do you go about making your workplace safer for your employees (especially women employees)? What methods would you recommend for other organizations who have just got started or are planning to get started?

From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

To achieve that goal, the company needed to shift its leadership culture to adopt a more long-term view of developing and reskilling the workforce, says Sergio Ezama, PepsiCo’s chief talent officer and CHRO of global functions and groups. “It It was like doing HR for faculty,” Nagler says.

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The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

The widespread adoption of digital technology has created an explosion of data. Before long, they may begin to adopt the practice in their own spheres—increasing the overall efficiency of your company. It’s the most recognized method of evaluating a training program’s ROI. How much do participants find the training favourable, engaging and relevant to their jobs? Level 2 is measured by learners’ acquisition of: Knowledge (“I know it”). But where do you start?

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program


Perform a skills gap analysis to identify which skills areas or knowledge gaps you need to focus on during a training session. Read More:- Compelling Reasons to Adopt LMS for Employee Onboarding. #4. Regular feedback and suggestions from learners on employee training courses, training delivery methods, and other factors go a long way in improving online training programs.

What is Prescriptive Analytics and Why Should You Care?

Talented Learning

This begs several questions: How do descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics differ? Think of it as “analysis” rather than “analytics.” This method reveals information about what you should expect will happen in the future. This data considers not only what your company can expect to happen, but also how that outcome will improve if you do x, y, or z. And all involve a fairly sophisticated understanding of statistical methods.

Learning System Forecasts 2019

eLearning 24-7

Who would have seen that Amazon is working on a commercial LMS, which based on the background of the person running Learning Products, doesn’t really point towards an LMS like you know the term actually means (I’ll get to that shortly)? I do not know if it will be by the end of 2018 or by Q2 of 2019, but when they launch, besides the big whoopla that comes with it, they will do damage. And for vendors that to do that – YES! Can you believe it?

Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

CLO Magazine

They are not programmers themselves, nor do they build or operate the product. Above all, L&D must stop creating learning content and instead start directing employees (subject matter experts) to do so. Conduct a conventional needs analysis but take it to the next level by focusing specifically on empathy. Resistance to Change: Do SMEs Have What It Takes? It is important to remember that SMEs are experts precisely because of the jobs they do.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. Taylor publishes an analysis of his Global L&D Sentiment Survey – a must-read for anyone who cares about the direction of corporate learning technology adoption. But what do innovative technologies mean for continuing education providers operating in the real world? 1 Bridging the Learning Analytics Gap.

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Software for Online Teaching: How Does It Help Teachers Tackle Modern Day Challenges


Teaching them was not an easy task using conventional methods. We know how hard being a teacher is. What an Online Software Can Do? The next big task for a teacher is to assess the students’ knowledge gaps. Watch This Video To Know How to Create an Online Quiz in Under 5 Mins. What an Online Software Can Do? Watch This Video To Know How to Use Quiz Templates to Make Your Own Quiz. Watch This Video To Know How Share Quizzes with Learners.

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Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

So today we’re talking about how innovative measurement methods are shaping extended enterprise learning. However, for a variety of reasons, learning leaders have been slow to adopt advanced reporting as a practice. If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. And over the years, as customers adopted our platform, another issue became obvious. Why do you think that’s the case?

Learning at Large Ep1: Building a learning culture for 45,000 salespeople


I’ve known Paul for a number of years, but I got a lot from our chat together—and hope you do too. Paul and his team support over 45,000 salespeople with personal learning programs, adopting a strong design approach and a focus on tangible learning outcomes. Simon: So, Paul, just to get started then— can you tell us a bit about yourself, what you’re doing at Utility Warehouse, and your role there? Saying, “Do we actually understand the genuine problem?”

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

However, for multiple reasons, learning organizations and training content publishers have been slow to adopt authentic analytics. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What challenges do you see with learning analytics? Even though assessment and measurement of learning impact is a key objective of most initiatives, we saw very little tracking done in a methodical way. There are multiple related questions: Where do we put all this data?

How to Create an Online Course

Ed App

Effective design and delivery of eLearning courses is a process of which requires careful analysis and planning, content curation and organization, as well as systematic delivery and proper evaluation. Thus, it can be a real challenge if instructional designers don’t know where to begin. This is crucial to being able to know about the organization’s processes, products or services back to front. Adopt the right LMS. Analysis.

What is Considered the Perfect mLearning Onboarding Strategy?

Ed App

As digital natives start to dominate the workforce, the traditional methods of motivating employees are going to become increasingly ineffective. Hence, there is absolutely no reason for you to not adopt a mobile model for your business framework. And because of a gap in user experience, between the applications and software used at work and during personal time, is widening at an unprecedented rate? Identify the learning gap. Perform audience analysis.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team? People are aware of it and know they need to do something about it, but they don’t.

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Boosting Course Design: 5 Easy-to-Follow Course Facilitation Techniques


Contrary to popular belief, instructional designers do not teach the courses they create. But the widespread use of technology has created a gap between teaching strategy and the instruction that a learner expects. eLearning courses, however, can do much better. Learners who are shy in participation will definitely find that this method works well for them. We know, we know. The truth of the matter is, these multimedia resources do help a lot!

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

Do millennial learners prefer different types of training? What we would really like to know is – how does this 50/50 split breakdown across member age groups? Interestingly, at the end of her research, Price says, “ the needs of millennials may not actually be generational at all “ She notes that millennials may just be looking for educators to use better teaching methods.

How to Use Training To Successfully Onboard your Customers


One tried and tested method to onboard new customers is through training. Here’s a succinct, yet spot-on definition from User Onboarding: “Onboarding is the process of increasing the likelihood that new users become successful when adopting your product.”. There are numerous methods to onboard your new customers – email, in-app messaging, customer success reps, and more. And through training, you can do that in an incremental way.



He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device , etc.) Where do you see today’s organisations in the midst of these radical shifts? We know that adults at work develop the majority of their skills and capabilities through experience, practice, interaction with others and reflection.

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?

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

But how do you meet that challenge? Is their role limited to setting up the processes and machines that spit out numbers and charts, or do we rely on the minds of humans to form the insights as a result of information they consume? Advertised job postings have doubled since 2009 according to analysis by, and a 2016 Davos World Economic Forum report lists critical thinking as No. Critical thinking may also be the key to closing the wisdom gap in business today.

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?

ILT vs. VILT vs. eLearning vs. Video Learning: Traditional or Digital Learning

Roundtable Learning

Doing so helps ensure you don’t leave learners in the dark or lose their attention. It puts them alongside subject matter experts or folks who at least know the material very well. Sometimes, they do so to experiment. Thankfully, there’s plenty you can do to prevent that.

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Learning You Can Take to the Bank

CLO Magazine

Despite these statistics, up to 21 percent fewer project managers are receiving the training they need from their project management offices in 2013 as compared to 2012, according to ESI International’s May 2013 study, “The Global State of the PMO: An Analysis for 2013.” To do so, organizations have to answer the what, how and when of training. Do we need to know how to write a use case scenario?

5 Uses where Blended Learning Works Best and Why!

Enyota Learning

With digital disruption looming large, it has never been more critical for organizations to close skill gaps in new business models, revolutionary ways of working, and in emerging technologies. But the question is, how do companies help employees gain more knowledge in an efficient and convenient way? Blended learning is a concept that combines traditional classroom teaching methods with digital media. This is much easier to do in a blend of classroom and online training.