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The Perks of Offering Training Programs for Retail Employees

SweetRush

Training programs for retail employees can turn millenials and Gen Z—who are becoming the largest age group in the industry’s workforce—from casual workers to loyal associates. The post The Perks of Offering Training Programs for Retail Employees appeared first on SweetRush.

How to Create a Culture of Learning at Your Association

WBT Systems

How Does a Culture of Learning Help an Association? If you want to prepare your association for the future, you need lifelong learners to take you there—that’s the only way to stay competitive and agile enough to solve today’s problems and face tomorrow’s unknown challenges. As a bonus, by showing your members how your association is developing a culture of learning, you can encourage them to do the same. How Does an Association Create a Culture of Learning?

eCoach helps University of Missouri Kansas City win American Library Association site of the month

eCoach

In April 2018, Jess Williams and Dani Wellemeyer won the American Library Association’s ‘Site of the Month’ for an instructional program that they developed using eCoach. Once the program was completed, Jess and Dani exported it to Blackboard via SCORM.

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Your Association Members & Customers Have an Ear for Podcasts

WBT Systems

It’s time your association gets a podcast too. Like associations, there’s a podcast for every topic you can imagine. When you listen to a podcast every week, it inevitably becomes a real presence in your mind, in the way that reading a writer’s articles does not,” said Slate Plus editorial director Gabriel Roth. Using original and repurposed content in association podcasts. They’ve created podcasts as standalone units and incorporated them into broader programs.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. Know your competition and their programs. Define your online learning program’s focus.

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. This, my friend, is that second article. Because that’s the whole point of this article.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A Research Design to Evaluate E-Learning Projects - The E-Learning Curve , July 8, 2010 The case study design is useful when answering “how” and “why” questions, and in understanding the particulars, and diversity of a learning program. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010.

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Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset. Jon really wanted to rethink that when he was at Discover and put in place a pretty impressive program to do that. Ashley: Liz is our associate editor.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups.

Xperience 2019: Discover Exciting Keynotes and Register for Early Bird Savings

Abila

Access to incredible speakers is one of the top five reasons to attend conferences, according to a HuffPost article. This year’s program also features four all-new industry forums tailored to the specific interests of associations, nonprofits, K-12 schools, and event organizers.

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17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

Articles/Posts. Megatrends in MOOCs: #4 Micro Learning Paths : This article (by Bryant Nielson) discusses how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)s can act as frameworks for a wide variety of micro learning activities. Associations/Events/Meet-ups.

14 Professional Development Opportunities Outside Work

KnowledgeCity

Many organizations have formal employee training programs to augment professional development. Find a Professional Association. Join an association that emphasizes professional development in its activities. Actively Read and Apply Lessons to Life.

Three Ways to Integrate Off-The-Shelf Content Into Your Existing Training

Litmos

It was your teacher’s job to integrate the textbook into her existing lesson plan, using a pre-made resource to back up the other materials she was using in class. Those organizations may not be willing to completely replace their current training programs.

Training to align with the new world of Retail

Litmos

Retail organizations face the unique challenge of training sales associates on an often ever-changing catalog of products. Associates need to be knowledgeable about the latest items in the store as much as ones that have been sold for years. Articles

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

WBT Systems

Association members encounter an overwhelming amount of information every day from organizations pushing themselves into the already crowded professional development space. No matter how hard you sell your online course or educational program, your prospect’s purchasing decision is most influenced by what others tell them or what they see others do—that’s the power of social proof. Your association can leverage the power of social proof when marketing your online learning programs.

Customer training your clients will love

Litmos

If you've ever been to the Apple store, you know that it's kind of an experience: you can buy products there; you can get your devices fixed there; and there are scheduled Today at Apple programs — like a music lab, a photo walk, or kids' programs. . And customers love these programs.

Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Blended Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Sophie returns home after a long day of piano lessons and school. Delighted to note a new lesson updated on her online art history course, she promptly joins the virtual lesson. She goes up to her room and checks the notifications on her phone.

Debunking Learning Myths: 12 Facts About Adult Learning

WBT Systems

Too many factors are at play to make such statements, including the learning method, the lesson’s content, the type of information conveyed, the student’s existing knowledge, and the information’s emotional relevance to the student. #7 Instructional designer Ellen Burns-Johnson said , “We probably all know people who read article after article on workplace productivity, but never seem to get any more done with their day. Shorter articles will not help these folks.

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3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning

WBT Systems

In this modern world of ‘information at your fingertips’, how can your Learning Management System (LMS) help you to incorporate reflective learning in your education programs?

Selecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business

rapidLD

However, companies worldwide have resolved this dilemma — with automated certification management that lowers their overheads, ensures the integrity of their programs and raises revenue. ArticlesSelecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business.

5 Ways to Help Learners Stick with Your Course

LearnDash

This is the behavior that most of us associate with the habit. But a micro-lesson , or even something as small as logging into a the LMS every day can help learners stay engaged. Logging into the system isn’t enough to help them complete a program, obviously, but it is enough to keep their interest engaged. And, once they log in, they may easily decide to stay to complete a short lesson or quiz. Create lessons that dovetail with daily routines.

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The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. Organisational training programs on JAVA and Asp.net can use this technique.

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Using a MOOC for HiPo Training

Your Training Edge

In this article, I am just going to be learner oriented, especially those having superior training needs and targets. CEB’s latest report reveals that only one in every six HiPos manager or employee is satisfied with organization’s current HiPO program.

How to Build Compliance Training in 5 Easy Steps

eLearningArt

Like I said in the Importance of Compliance Training article , when it comes to compliance training, we can produce learning that’s among the most important we will ever deliver. The compliance program becomes big, bigger, and too big. Compliance.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

I chatted recently with Dr. Cris Wildermuth, an associate professor at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. In this article, she talks about the journey towards digital learning in academic settings and offers some key lessons she has learned along the way.

See What’s New In Version 2.4!

LearnDash

These two features were implemented because we see this as a major growing trend in the e-learning industry, and we wanted to get them to you as quick as possible so your learning programs can take advantage of them now. Various classes and IDs added to course, lesson, and topic templates.

5 Signs it’s Time Your Company Should Switch to E-Learning

Your Training Edge

When conducting training programs, e-learning has proved to be among the best means in the corporate sector. Some of its various media include images, videos, and infographics that exemplify specific points from the lesson which is understood by different types of learners.

Engaging eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

Object Lesson: Use an “object lesson” approach to gain attention: this can be done just as easily in eLearning as in the classroom. A lot of courses start out with statistics or reasons why a program or product exists. All of us have experienced dry, boring, painful eLearning.

Leader development is the question. Is mobile the answer?

Allison Rossett

When you look at the numbers associated with workplace learning and development, the investment in leader performance jumps out. Bersin Associates, now affiliated with Deloitte, wrote this in 2012: U.S. The issue of transfer is tackled by reminders and abbreviated lessons and examples there at the moment of need. It revealed hefty interest but little programming. Let’s make it happen soon, through the next generation of mobile programs.

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5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

It has provided flexible courses and programs to post and undergraduate students in the higher education bracket, without the need to require a physical on-site classroom presence. Aside from commenting on lesson work, these instructors also answer questions via email, phone, or fax.

4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

There are quite a few approaches you can take to incorporate this method into your learning program. In this article, we’ll share 4 gaming techniques commonly used in various types of online courses. . Things : These are rewards associated with obtaining something.

A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

Every Friday I post a weekly recap of the best articles, posts, and resources I find from the intersection of learning, design, and technology. As Bianca Baumann ( @BiancaBaumann ) and I have been saying for a while now, marketing can live right alongside your learning programs.

4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

There are quite a few approaches you can take to incorporate this method into your learning program. In this article, we’ll share 4 gaming techniques commonly used in various types of online courses. . Things : These are rewards associated with obtaining something.

Why You Should Encourage Leaders to Play Games

CLO Magazine

According to Development Dimensions International’s Ready-Now Leaders: 25 Findings to Meet Tomorrow’s Business Challenges — Global Leadership Forecast 2014-15, only 37 percent use a formal program to develop a talent bench for a smooth transition.

Two Easy Ways to Make Training Webinars More Personal

Mindflash

I’ll admit it: When it comes to teaching, classroom programs are my favorite. By gauging an assessing the impact of a lesson, the instructor is able to connect with students and guide them toward meaningful and successful results. For more articles on online training, click here.].

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Unfortunately, when workers are at work, there are deviations, exceptions, and unknowns that they have not been trained on – mainly because training programs are for perfect solutions, rather than exceptions. How to assist learners and workers go beyond the training programs they’re provided.

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