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Customer Spotlight: How InterSystems Increased Product Adoption with Virtual Labs

Appsembler

Since InterSystems overhauled its training program using Open edX and Appsembler’s Virtual Labs platform , the company has been able to use the additional feedback it received through the extra training available to make changes to its product. Prior to investing in virtual training lab environments, InterSystems held trainings in-person via Instructor Led Training (ILT). The solution: Delivering individualized Virtual Labs.

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

How Will the Coronavirus Shape Virtual Learning and Work? As a result, we should be ready to help organizations adopt virtual learning solutions and integrate them into their workflows. Every LMS customer operates at a different point along the learning content journey, from live instructor-led-training to virtual classroom delivery to self-paced online content. Organizations can no longer afford to delay the shift to virtual learning.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years. Features are rarely the driving force behind successful user adoption. Get it right the first time and plan your user adoption strategy early!

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

The courses are a way for companies to provide training to employees not only across departments but also around the world. In this way, MOOCs make workplace learning less like sitting in a classroom and more like just doing your job. What are some challenges to the adoption of MOOCs in corporate universities? At this point, we can identify at least three main challenges to their adoption: Lack of knowledge about MOOCs.

Engaging Participants 4: Virtual Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations have turned to various forms of online and virtual training because it is cost effective, it reaches a wide audience, and it serves many generations of learners. But we can’t forget that virtual training is not simply there to take the pressure off of the classroom staff. Virtual training, in all of its forms, must be engaging, just as if the content was being delivered in a classroom.

MOOCs: Flipping the Corporate Classroom

Your Training Edge

Content, which thanks to Google is always at our fingertips, takes a backseat to building personal knowledge networks and solving real-world problems. It is perhaps no coincidence that the MOOC explosion has occurred side-by-side with a rise in popularity of the “flipped classroom” model, in which the traditional method of classroom delivery is flipped on its head. So what are the advantages of flipping the corporate classroom and how can you use MOOCs to do it?

Virtual reality and augmented reality: overhyped or new industry standard?

CLO Magazine

When you hear the words “virtual reality,” do you feel like you’re in a sci-fi film? We know that classroom and e-learning modules only account for 10 percent of learning. Seventy percent of learning comes from tackling real-world tasks and problems. It’s not about saving the world anymore, it’s about saving you money with the best trained talent. It can also superimpose virtual images onto the physical world. percent), early adopters (13.5

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

This year, however, our nation and the rest of the world remain frozen in place by Covid-19. For example, think about what’s happening in the world of work. As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. Some are actually adopting new digital practices with lightning speed. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. Virtual Learning Environment. Virtual Business Environment.

Technology Adoption Continuum: Types of Adopters

Kapp Notes

In any organizational system, there are five types of individuals on what is called the "technology adoption continuum." Each one is more hesitant to adopt technology than the last. This group typically deliberates for sometime before adopting new technology. This group wants the “proof” that the new technology is better than existing educational tools or other traditional methods.

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

So far in this series, we have looked at ways massive open online courses (MOOCs) have led educators and trainers to rethink how content is delivered and the role of social media in the corporate classroom. The result has been an overabundance of objective testing methods that assess information recall but little else. In this model, students learn the content in a real-world environment and are assessed using real-world problems.

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

So far in this series, we have looked at ways massive open online courses (MOOCs) have led educators and trainers to rethink how content is delivered and the role of social media in the corporate classroom. The result has been an overabundance of objective testing methods that assess information recall but little else. In this model, students learn the content in a real-world environment and are assessed using real-world problems.

6 Software Training Use Cases for Virtual Training Labs

Appsembler

In a world where software is rapidly evolving, how can you empower users to utilize your software to its fullest capability? Meet the virtual training lab. When it comes to delivering effective software training, virtual labs are crucial to providing the engaging, hands-on learning experiences that software users need. In 2017, TSIA released a report which examined the adoption of 18 technologies in education services. Why Virtual Training Labs.

Why Virtual Learning Is More Than Just VILT: Myths And Truths

Obsidian Learning

Virtual learning includes any form of learning that occurs with the assistance of computer technology. Although in this context we often think of virtual classrooms with a live instructor teaching somewhere at a distance, virtual learning is much more than that.

5 Steps to a Successful Blended Learning Strategy

Learning Rebels

However, as time has marched on, organizations face certain problems using this delivery method, such as logistic issues, high cost of loss productivity, inability to connect learning back in the workplace, the inability to provide learning reinforcement and the list continues. As learning professionals, it’s time to adapt learning delivery methods to incorporate a blended learning strategy. Blended Design Delivery Methods. This may include incorporating a flipped classroom.

5 Reasons Why Virtual Training Software Is So Successful

Cloudshare

Businesses and schools using highly interactive virtual environments to teach students and employees real-world workplace skills seemed like a superfluous concept since the traditional brick and mortar classroom was the default mode of education for centuries. Fast forward to today, and 86% of all organizations now have online virtual training as a staple of office work. But what caused such a tremendous rise in the adoption of virtual training labs ?

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? It turns out that the mechanics of videogames can transform the world—making even the most arduous tasks pleasant and rewarding. Incorporating games in learning makes good sense; doing so can transform learning – and quite possibly the world.

Elearning trends to adopt in 2019

Elligense

It is always important to stay updated in business, especially in today’s fast-changing world. Elearning industry is among technology early-adopters, and in this article, we have gathered top trends that will affect the elearning business in 2019. Such technologies are already used in educational institutions but they are advancing, making the boundary between the digital and physical world almost unnoticed. Students now attend classrooms with laptops and tablets.

Virtual Instructors: Almost as Good as the Real Thing

CLO Magazine

Virtual instructor-led training enables organizations to spend less per learner while delivering more training to more people. While it’s not the ideal learning format for every situation, it’s easy to understand why virtual instructor-led training has gained popularity in the learning and development world. Virtual training allows for obvious cost savings. In a blended format, as is generally recommended, virtual sessions take less time out of the learner’s workday.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. The New York Times recently featured a fascinating article by Andrew Martin and Thomas Lin that details the shift in thinking within the military that may soon take it to the forefront of virtual training.

Technology and Training: Using Artificial Intelligence for Learning and Development

Abreon

For these reasons and more, it’s only a matter of time before AI and related technologies such as Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality transform the field of Learning & Development (L&D). Unsupervised Learning is only just beginning to see real-world applications but is seen as the future of AI. AI provides a virtual opponent that reacts to the other player’s inputs and tries to win the game, making the simulation more realistic and engaging. Virtual Reality (VR). <

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network by Jolene on April 28, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , Video , social learning According to the 1996 report from the U.S. Because video can be the virtual “over-the-partition” colleague.

Top 5 Ways Machine Learning & AI is Transforming the Education System

ProProfs

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are gaining widespread adoption in the past few years. Thanks to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, the education sector across the world is no more confined to a physical classroom. The AI technology offers customized and interactive software tools packed with virtual and augmented reality. Virtualization & Gamification of Learning.

Is Asynchronous E-learning Better or Worse than a Traditional Classroom?

Beyond Campus Innovations

Is Asynchronous E-learning Better or Worse than a Traditional Classroom? Today’s students have a choice in the way they absorb knowledge; whether that be in a traditional face-to-face setting or through a virtual platform. In this article, we examine the pros and cons of brick-and-mortar education as compared to the modern, asynchronous, online classroom seen in e-learning. Do employees have reliable transportation and the time necessary to get to the classroom location?

Top 5 Ways Machine Learning & AI is Transforming the Education System

ProProfs

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are gaining widespread adoption in the past few years. Thanks to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, the education sector across the world is no more confined to a physical classroom. The AI technology offers customized and interactive software tools packed with virtual and augmented reality. Virtualization & Gamification of Learning.

Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

Not surprisingly, all of this video adoption is rapidly changing business applications – including training. Here are some of the most popular ways organizations are improving learning experiences with live video streaming and on-demand content: 1) Virtual Online Meeting Tools. Although virtual learning is a popular instructional delivery method, approximately 78% of the learning platforms we track does not include a native virtual meeting tool.

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training. We can only go so far in persuading clients to employ cutting-edge solutions for user adoption and training.

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The rise of e-learning

CLO Magazine

But as the world finds itself in various stages of reopening, what’s the initial outlook for learning and development? As far as where spending will be allocated, it seems the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of trends already in place — most notably, e-learning delivery. While instructor-led e-learning is currently increasing among organizations in conjunction with the sharp decline of classroom-based ILT, self-paced e-learning remains fairly static.

4 Training Models That You Can Adopt to Support Pharmaceutical Sales Reps

CommLab India

Considering the mobile nature of their jobs, classroom training is not a good idea. Here are a few training models you can adopt. From the instructional strategy point of view, this can be achieved through scenarios, virtual environments, learning games, and simulations. So all we need to do is gather real world situations and allow learners practice under some guidance.

The cost of video learning vs. in-person courses

Your Training Edge

E-learning holds the image of being more cost effective and convenient than classroom or lecture based training. In the past 30 years, as first televisions and now mobile devices and computers have grown around the world, learning by video has become one of the rapidly growing fields in education and training [1]. Many learners and trainers still prefer conventional classroom learning.

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Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Moving from Teacher to Facilitator by Michael on January 25, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Facilitation , Informal Learning , Training Development As a leader and teacher in the classroom and online for over 15 years, I still face the challenge of making content “real” for learners.

Top Learning and Development Trends in 2017

Your Training Edge

Today, the world is changing at a faster pace than ever before. Organizations need to adopt modern tools and techniques that enable the people to learn in a most efficient manner. Adopting traditional strategies such as “one size fit all” will neither help employees nor organizations in overcoming contemporary challenges. Two factors are driving the need to adopt the social learning in organizations. Virtual Reality.

Lessons for learning leaders from COVID-19

CLO Magazine

While watching some recent World War II documentaries, I was fascinated to see the chess match not only between the leaders of the Allied and Axis powers but between field generals, admirals and other commanders beneath them.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner by Jon on January 11, 2011 in Informal Learning , social learning The idea that right brained thinkers will dominate business in the coming century has been gaining momentum since it was first popularized several years ago by Dan Pink in his bestselling book A Whole New Mind.

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

Roundtable Learning

Then there’s a host of impactful digitally powered solutions, like virtual instructor-led training (VILT) , eLearning , and video learning. Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) . Virtual instructor-led training, or VILT for short, is precisely what it sounds like.

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Mercury XRS: What it is, How it Works, What it Could Mean For You

Roundtable Learning

The training industry has adopted virtual reality and augmented reality. XR training , commonly called immersive learning , is an umbrella term for training solutions that leverage virtual reality (VR) , augmented reality (AR) , and mixed-reality (MR).

Supercomputer's Win on Jeopardy: Little Comfort to Those.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Supercomputer’s Win on Jeopardy: Little Comfort to Those Implementing Enterprise Computer Software by Jon on March 1, 2011 in ERP Training , system implementation training IBM’s supercomputer Watson made big news last week by defeating two of the world’s best-ever Jeopardy contestants, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.

Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace by Paul on February 21, 2011 in social learning If you’ve paid any attention to the adult learning landscape over the last few years, you know that the new social learning push is being fueled by the emergence of social media. These are your early adopters.