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Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

The focus of a recent Harvard Business Review article in its Spotlight Series, “Educating the Next Generation of Leaders,” is something that is always on the mind of companies, especially when it comes to high potentials and key employees. The Soft Skills Gap.

Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.

Pract.us

When people take their know-how with them, the whole team suffers. In particular, you have to make sure that exiting employees don’t leave a skills gap in their wakes. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce. Prevent the gap with a culture of learning.

How to Design an Effective LMS Training Program

TOPYX LMS

Like many decision makers, you may be more than ready to improve the effectiveness of your company’s LMS training program. However, before moving forward with such a venture, it’s important that corporate leaders determine if they feel confident in their LMS ( learning management system ) program-building skills. This may seem like a tough feat, but an effective corporate training program streamlines the process. 3 Steps to Designing an Engaging LMS Training Program.

7 Reasons Why Developing a Corporate Learning Program is Necessary for Your Business

Your Training Edge

But making your Millennial employees more loyal is not the only reason why developing a corporate learning program is necessary for your business. Regular employee training as a part of a corporate learning program benefits overall employee performance. Author Bio.

How to Choose the Right Course-Authoring Tool

TalentLMS

Have you a selected an authoring tool? In this article we uncover the tips to help you choose the perfect course authoring tool. We are helping you to match your course development needs with the features available in popular course authoring tools. Tips authoring tools

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Users interact with a product through many different channels and modes of communication, and bridging the gaps between them is essential to your product’s success. I call these gaps mode-shift friction. Find your gaps. Illustration of a flow, with some experience gaps circled.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

In this article I will dive into these questions and how your LMS Feasibility Study will answer them. Let us go back to your LMS Needs Assessment , which I covered in a previous article. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions.

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8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? 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.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. As authors of Disrupting Class, a useful manifesto on how innovation will change “the way the world learns&#. might not like every beer that I taste, but I do enjoy the diversity in flavor.

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

LearnUpon

Objectives: Course or learning objectives define the knowledge or skills learners are expected to gain from a training program. Training professionals are now often required to demonstrate the ROI of learning programs and software to leadership teams.

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. What did they need to learn to do their current job?

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

We let rules, procedures and policies get in the way of our employees who know the right thing to do, but we didn’t let them do it because of our rules and policies. Hayes said this learning culture is described in author Peter M.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? Content authoring.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? Content authoring.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

Q&A with Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

Currently, Nicole is a senior compliance manager on LinkedIn’s small but mighty Global Compliance & Integrity team, where she spearheads the company’s compliance training and program build, communications, and culture initiatives.

The Most Popular Blog Posts for 2016

Litmos

But into what, nobody really knows. One thing is clear, the work we do as instructional designers has been disrupted. Do people just not care any more? These are simply ideas to get you rethinking about the work you do and how you do it. #1 Stop doing that.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2016

Your Training Edge

In my previous articles, I have highlighted various innovative concepts and technological advancements to be prevailing in 2016 in corporate learning, training and development industry. In this article, I would be highlighting some of the considerations I took while working on the development of training strategy for 2016. Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development.

12 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 26

Upside Learning

Also, learn about some interesting tidbits on blended learning and content authoring. What’s interesting is the pace at which they appear to be doing so. Know how small businesses are harnessing mobile technologies for carrying out their work. Know more.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. What do you think?

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

You could use any of the many authoring tools, such as Authorware, but you needed an appropriate player. The ability to track learning, critical to a Learning Management System (which really is a Course Management System), requires knowing who has done what, and how well. Articles

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter

Learning Visions

Monday, May 18, 2009 eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter You probably already know that Twitter is the 140-character microblogging platform. While youre there, be sure to check out the previous 22 tips -- all great articles written by Stephen Walsh, one of Kineos founding partners.

Digitization, individualization and self-determined learning belong together

Adobe Captivate

Digitization is a completely different way of teaching and learning, because when individualization and self-determined learning do not belong together, you don’t use 90% of the benefits of digital technology. They create, dialogues, texts, audios, videos, texts with gaps, etc.,

Interfacing with Subject Matter Experts

ID Mentors

The SME was considered an authority on the subject matter – rarely was the SME expected to not understand a particular concept thoroughly. This change in the nature of training materials has been cited by the authors Diane M. Ford (1992) in their article Getting Inside the Expert’s Brain. Today, a SME may either be a person who is considered an authority in the exact subject area or in a field related to the subject area. Instructional Gaps. Introduction.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Are you looking for a way to market your online course business but don’t want to write article after article? This article will help you determine who to interview, how to secure the interview, and even what questions you should ask. How do you find experts to interview?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 04, 2007 NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning Found via SlashDot , an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald " Research points the finger at PowerPoint." You know -- appeal to multiple learning styles; address the needs of both auditory and visual learners.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

As you may know, Ive only been there once. Donald does a great job recapping various articles and provides some useful links, including the following: 2) Second Thoughts on Second Life by Sylvia Martinez. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Guy includes the text of a 2001 article by Sigmund Tobias of Fordham University. There are generally many ah-ha moments as people understand the why of the rationale folks do things so differently from the way they do. and now I know all about your background: you do it all!

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Go Read a Book

Learning Visions

Reading Well by moriza 73% of Americans said they had read "a book of some kind", according to a survey cited in this fascinating article (I was reading way past my bedtime last night): Twilight of the Books: What will life be like if people stop reading? What do you think?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. I think there may be a difference in whether girls identify themselves as gamers or not, even if they do play games. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

This August 21 article posted by Sharon Gaudin in Information Week reports that Half of Companies are Blocking Facebook: "Employers are increasingly blocking access to Facebook because theyre concerned about the time wasted and the information leaked when workers use social networks on company time." The article gives no specifics, making me wonder if the threat is real or just imagined by the corporate control freaks. Of course, no company can do so, but many of them still try.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

In this article, I would be highlighting some of the considerations I took while working on the development of training strategy for 2017. Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development.