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9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? Where do you even start? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. But the real value is in the detailed commentary, and the specific responses by each expert below.

The Learning & Development Podcast: Actually Addressing Skills Gaps with Simon Gibson

looop

This transcript is from the conversation between David and Simon Gibson on addressing skills gaps. In this episode, I’m speaking with Simon Gibson, an experienced and esteemed Learning OD and talent leader about really addressing skills gaps. What language do we code in?

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts. skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap. You’ll learn: The current state of the “skills gap”.

How to nail your next elearning project: Top advice from 10 experts

Elucidat

We asked 10 independent experts, researchers, psychologists, innovators and learning managers what they think is critical to elearning project success. This was the first of three questions we put to 10 industry experts at the Learning Technologies conference in London this year. We’ve distilled their insights and advice into 6 key areas to be mindful of as you set out on your next elearning project. A big thank you to our experts for sharing their insights and advice!

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015. DIY eLearning will Reveal the Value of Professional Course Design. The market for eLearning course creation is shifting. Those are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

Infopro Learning

Are you getting ready to outsource your eLearning? In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to evaluate your assets before you outsource eLearning. How To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning. Outsourcing eLearning can help you save time and make effective use of your resources. Thorough evaluations improve eLearning ROI and ensure a smooth collaboration. Form An Outsourcing eLearning Prep Team. Meet With Your Subject Matter Expert.

Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

Do instructional designers and learning experience designers need to know how to use development tools, or should they focus just on analysis and design? What about people who only do development but no design; are they instructional designers?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). So when you think about corporate gamification for learning, or even gamification for eLearning, you are really thinking about how you can take the mechanics from gameplay and apply them to your learning experience to both engage and motivate your participants to drive a meaningful behavior change. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy. So how do you define data science? But in my opinion, the moment you start playing around with data, you’re doing some form of data science. Yeah, there is definitely a gap.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). So when you think about corporate gamification for learning, or even gamification for eLearning, you are really thinking about how you can take the mechanics from gameplay and apply them to your learning experience to both engage and motivate your participants to drive a meaningful behavior change. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

The 5-step elearning content development process

Elucidat

Want a foolproof elearning content development process that delivers great results, every time? We’ve learned from the wins and war stories of hundreds of learning teams and boiled this down to five key steps for producing effective elearning. The 5 essential steps for a successful elearning development process are: Set clear goals ( Capture ). Undertake learning needs analysis. The most successful elearning projects take time upfront to research users.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Analysis of the information. Simplified Analysis Spreadsheet for your Feasibility Study. Above image is a very simplified example spreadsheet for your analysis. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs. Identify the gaps in each of the systems and assess them against your requirements.

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THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Where do you see today’s organisations in the midst of these radical shifts?

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. Doing so will allow you to obtain better quality for a substantially lower cost than that of developing it yourself. If you have available in-house resources with the proper skill set, then you are in a good position to do it internally. So, how do you find the best system for you?

KEITH KEATING – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. When we take orders without doing the due diligence of understanding the problem, we do a disservice to the business by potentially wasting their money.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” Best of Elearning! Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! The Best of Elearning! An exclusive handful of organizations have won Best of Elearning! Elearning! To learn more, visit www.2elearning.com/ awards/best-of-elearning-awards. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines take great pride in announcing the Best of Elearning!

The Knirk And Gustafson Model: A Guide For eLearning Professionals

eFront

The Knirk and Gustafson model is ideally suited for eLearning projects with a smaller scope, such as individual online training activities and modules. How To Apply The Knirk And Gustafson Model In Corporate eLearning. It gives eLearning professionals the opportunity to zero in on training challenges using a wide range of research techniques, such as task assessments and learner needs analysis. How To Use The Knirk And Gustafson Model In Corporate eLearning.

7 Tips To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning

eFront

You’ve been gathering analytics, reports, and eLearning feedback for weeks, or even months. The next step is using all of that data to plot your next course of action and streamline your eLearning strategy. In this article, we’ll share 7 tips on how to effectively manage and analyze big data in eLearning. How To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning. Everyone seems to be talking about bi g data these days, from marketing experts to IT gurus.

7 Tips To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning

eFront

You’ve been gathering analytics, reports, and eLearning feedback for weeks, or even months. The next step is using all of that data to plot your next course of action and streamline your eLearning strategy. In this article, we’ll share 7 tips on how to effectively manage and analyze big data in eLearning. How To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning. Everyone seems to be talking about bi g data these days, from marketing experts to IT gurus.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. What makes you passionate about what you are doing?

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L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How. Simon Sinek expresses this brilliantly in his popular TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action : “But very, very few people or organizations know why they do what they do. Why do you get out of bed in the morning? What would they do differently? We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today’s context. They do not need stringent monitoring and managing.

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How To Select The Right Modality For Your Training: 5 Must-Ask Questions

Roundtable Learning

How do you know which modality is best for your training program? eLearningeLearning consists of training content, including interactive modules, videos, podcasts, slideshows, documents, webinars, and more, that are hosted online or through a local network.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars? Contact us here to let us know!

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How Practice and Feedback Drive Deeper Learning

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights with our readers. Patti is widely recognized as an expert in learning science and instructional design. For example, in their analysis, Rosenbaum and Williams uncovered three practice-related workplace learning realities: 1) All too often, people who’ve completed training are actually less-than-proficient.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This is a big consulting project -- a first for me -- in which we have this amazing opportunity to work with a large organization to help them define their e-Learning strategy. You know how thats done. All the vendors and consultants say pretty much the same thing and follow the same process. Ill do the same for you!) What would they like to do?

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? A Needs Analysis turns the conversation on its head. In this article I will review what needs to be considered for a thorough Needs Analysis with the effect that as an organization you are able to make the most educated choice when selecting your new Learning Platform. In those instances, you do not need to create technical eLearning files that provide you with detailed tracking.

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. Every year, one of the world’s best-known organizational learning experts, Donald H. How can you bridge this critical gap?

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The Learning & Development Podcast: Developing A Digital Mindset With Myles Runham

looop

In this episode, I’m speaking with Myles Runham, who is a digital consultant, former General Manager at searchengine ask.com, and formerly Head of Digital at the BBC Academy. We had a clear focus on data and analysis, particularly in commercial and digital advertising businesses.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

KEY TAKEAWAYS: Don’t fast-forward through the analysis phase. JEN: Well, as recognized experts, both Candee and John Fox , our external legal counsel, are always in demand. How did you do that? JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in. But Carla encouraged us to focus 70-80% of our time in upfront analysi s and preparation. The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps.

Unlocked Learning—how to evolve your learning content

Coassemble

That’s exactly what Unlocked Learning can enable you to do! We know it can go without saying, but we still want to say it for everyone in the back—training content needs to be engaging. For the longest time, training content was designed and delivered by experts in the field.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

If you’re in self-analysis mode, you might benefit from checking out a free webinar or two. PT: How to Easily Create Multi-Language Elearning Courses Language and location present their own challenges when it comes to delivering learning to international audiences.

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LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

If you’ve ever crossed professional paths with me, you know I’m willing to talk learning tech shop with anyone — vendors, buyers and practitioners– anytime, anywhere in the world. Every day I meet new experts and exchange ideas about what’s good, bad and ugly in the world of learning technology. It’s not just because I’m a learning tech fanatic with more than 22 years of LMS/elearning industry experience.

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Overcoming 3 Common Objections to Training Needs Assessment

Mindflash

Convinced of the seriousness of her illness, she spent the first 10 minutes of her consultation asking the doctor about different cancer treatments – before she’d even been given a cancer diagnosis (thankfully, it was NOT cancer and she’s fine). When front-end analysis is short-changed or completely dismissed, training designers become the equivalent of a quack — randomly applying training solutions without first understanding what’s needed.

5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process

eFront

Even so, all iterations would involve the same critical phases: data gathering, analysis, design , implementation, and evaluation. While these steps have been rigorously studied and defined by experts, there are still ways on how to make this process of employee training simpler and even more effective. Most of the time, training professionals get too caught up in the analysis. Nevertheless, you need to heavily capitalize on the situations that will allow you to do so.

Learning Objectives and Corporate Goals: How to create the perfect training

TalentLMS

Experts in our industry are realizing that organization trainings are not only about the learner satisfaction. Why do Trainings Fail? A mission repeatedly unaccomplished, a new process established, a latest application implemented or too many complaints from the customers, all highlight a learning gap. As a training manager, you have dutifully fulfilled this gap through external and internal resources to create seemingly “best fit” e-learning content.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Just ask anyone you know “where did your greatest learning occur?”

7 Habits of Highly Effective Instructional Designers

Integrated Learnings

Stephen Covey is a well-known organizational consultant, perhaps especially well known for his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The idea is that knowing what you want in life allows you to act in ways that help you realize your goals. This is what we should do as instructional designers as well. Our objectives, and all development work that follows, should directly help to close that gap. This habit reminds me of cause analysis. What do you think?