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More Management Lessons From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

In my last post I wrote about Nancy Lublin’s new book, Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business , and her notion that for-profit companies have much to learn from well-managed nonprofits. Lublin says more about this in an article for The Huffington Post. She says in that post that businesses should learn three major financial lessons from nonprofits: 1.

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LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

His learning program boasts over 10,000 active users going through his training program. These three tools used together are powering some of the most robust LearnDash powered programs to date. The best way to do that was to get the program online, in a way that all of our different program members could interact with it and we’ve run thousands and thousands of guys through our program and the results are fantastic.

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

Convergence Training

In an earlier blog post, we took a quick introductory look at some connections between comic books and eLearning. 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. And we also promised that the second article would focus on some lessons from comic book design that we can apply to the design of eLearning other forms of learning.

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. We leveraged wonderful books from game designers such as Tracy Fullerton and Brenda Brathwaite and gleaned from their experiences designing games, but we didn’t have a ton of peers writing tomes on learning game design. Exception: Karl Kapp’s book, Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning came out in 2007. This lesson is a critical one.

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Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. That’s why having intentionally thought-out leadership development programs at every level of your organization is a must. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com. He is also the author of FML: Standing Out and Being a Leader and the upcoming book “The Welder Leader.”

Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of training: Lessons from a Legend

Origin Learning

Kirkpatrick , Professor Emeritus, University Of Wisconsin first gave his ideas for a series of articles to be published in the Journal of American Society of Training Directors in the year 1959, hardly had anyone anticipated that this was to be the stuff of legend. The articles were subsequently included in what went on to become the bible of workplace training, his book- Evaluating Training Programs , published in 1994. When Donald L.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

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. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. In it, Microassist Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny briefly introduces a list of diverse, informative, and recently published articles related to learning and development. Program Design (11). Program Design.

eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

Spencer Ackerman features Vanguard of Valor, an interactive teaching tool built to instruct the mid-career officers who pass through the Army’s Combined Arms Center, about the lessons accumulated from years of hard-fought war in Afghanistan. In this blog, we will attempt to draw out interactive elearning development lessons by benchmarking Vanguard of Valor. _ According to the writer, this upgraded version is far better than previous Army digitized books. Our Belief.

This Coach’s Uncommon Response Reminds Us of an Important Leadership Lesson

Learnloft

Here’s why it’s so important and Wiliams taught us all an important leadership lesson. As a leader, it’s a lesson that seems so simple on the surface but when we actually look at the sheer amount of decisions we make every day you start to see how important this lesson is. This article originally appeared on Inc.com. Standing Out & Being a Leader and the upcoming book “The Welder Leader.”

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. Article Categories. In a recent article in Learning Solutions , she maps the intersection of artificial intelligence, learning, and accessibility. Clark Quinn has a new book.

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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. When taking on any new initiative, it’s best to develop a strategy so you don’t squander resources, especially when you’re trying to create an online learning program with a limited budget. Know your competition and their programs. Define your online learning program’s focus.

Consultative Selling Techniques: 6 Ways to Earn Trust and Sell More

Sales Hacker

The moment this hit home for me was when Lessonly interviewed a prospective employee named Katie for a sales position. Needless to say, the game had an impact on our team, and Katie is now Lessonly’s Director of Enterprise Sales. Soon after we hired Katie, our sales leaders sat down to create sales enablement lessons within Lessonly on asking better questions. Here at Lessonly, we often issue a “word of the week” to keep our sales team on their toes.

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7 Leadership Lessons You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way

Learnloft

” A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. If you have taken the assessment or you just want to take advantage of our special offer for the brand new ‘Welder Leader Program’ check it out Here. Speaking Opportunity For a limited time you can book John to speak for your team or organization at your next leadership event. Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers - Upside Learning Blog , July 20, 2010 A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. Perhaps he will utilize it in an updated book release.

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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

In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast, Jon talks about that “crucible of leadership,” how he rebuilt himself and his team in the wake of his failure and how they came to establish the Discover College Commitment, an industry-leading tuition assistance program that all Discover employees are eligible for starting on their first day. We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset.

Why educational technlogy has been failing?

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

It really disappoints me the fact that today’s teachers still use realia, photocopies, and plain books to teach Gen Z students, the so called “Digital natives”, who were born with a smartphone on one hand and a mouse on the other. Lessons are interrupted by regular negotiations that reduce lesson time. Lesson preparation & planning. Digital technology training and preparing lessons to include new technologies can also be time consuming. Articles

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? Im not looking for the obtuse theory books. Practical books with lots of real examples. Photo credit: Little by MegElizabeth Posted by Cammy Bean at 6:51 PM Labels: books , instructional design 14comments: Dr. John H. Cammy, First Principles is a paper, not a book. Also, you can find the 4C/ID model (from von Merrienboers book) here.

20,000 US Hackers Wanted.Creating the Computer Elite (or Failing at it)

Kapp Notes

In fact, Edward Castronova, in his book, Synthetic Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games predicts in the future battles may occur between virtual armies for virtual territory and that countries must begin to train "soldiers" how to fight as avatars. Recently Newsweek ran an article titled Educating Elite Hackers. The article gives an example: In a cybersecurity simulation (called "Netwars"), the 240 contestants were required to hack into 12 servers.

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How to Use Customer Training to Inspire Your Clients

Spark Your Interest

And what customer resources do you include in your program? These and many other questions are answered as we compare training programs from 5 of the best customer training companies. Consistent Customer Experience: Your customer training program can ensure a consistent experience for all your customers. . Increase Brand Awareness and Positioning : A good customer training program can build customer trust. Customer Training Lessons from MS Teams.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

This hasnt gotten onto my radar before -- Im not sure if there are any state-funded online programs in Massachusetts. All the projects provided standalone, asynchronous lessons. The less-fascinating lessons were mostly HTML text and static images. The more fun lessons were completely original Flash, highly interactive, with humor not only allowed but encouraged. In both modes, the lessons were designed to meet very specific academic standards.

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How to start an online school in 2020 [An Ultimate guide]

Pinlearn

For people who are leading busy lives, it is really convenient to work out from home with online training programs. Initially, when you start out, your students might want to try out a few classes of yours before they enroll in your subscription programs.

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10 Training Resources You Can’t Miss in Our Virtual Training Leader’s Summer Kit

Cloudshare

Whether you’re the head of training and education, a chief learning officer or even a new training manager, you know just how important and valuable innovative training programs are for your company. Ensuring your programs are keeping up with your company’s growth, competition and customers, especially during the dog days of summer. Make (training program) waves by following, reading and listening to. Want to make your training programs more innovative with technology?

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WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A lesson to teach? 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.** Remember that you can IMPORT graphics into most whiteboard animation programs.   Karin has authored several technology books, including: Office 2010 Demystified (McGraw-Hill) and hundreds of user guides, reference manuals, and tutorials. She’s also developed an extensive number of learning programs for a wide variety of global clients. by Karin Rex, COTP.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A lesson to teach? 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.** Remember that you can IMPORT graphics into most whiteboard animation programs.   Karin has authored several technology books, including: Office 2010 Demystified (McGraw-Hill) and hundreds of user guides, reference manuals, and tutorials. She’s also developed an extensive number of learning programs for a wide variety of global clients. by Karin Rex, COTP.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Webinars – participating in a Web-based program using video conferencing software; usually a one-session offering by an expert on a specific topic. Business case-study – drawing lessons from discussing the documented story of actual events in another organization. Training evaluation – learning from evidence (quantitative and qualitative) collected to show the impact that particular training programs have on individuals, teams, and the organization as a whole.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

Even to teach Microsoft Excel and SQL programming to business and sales analysts. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Each module should be broken down into lessons. Duration of each video lesson should be anywhere between 2 and 10 minutes. Shorter video lessons tend to create longer student engagement. Don’t get me wrong – Technical programming skills are not required.

How to engage remote employees

Coassemble

By building a strong and interactive online training program and providing social interactions, you can improve your remote employees’ engagement! Blended learning or microlearning over simple training lessons. Creating a virtual book club (can be used for podcasts, videos, etc). Microlearning is taking larger training lessons and breaking them down into smaller pieces. Scheduling a monthly virtual book club. How to schedule a virtual book club.

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Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

So this roundup of my favourite articles from last month is shorter than usual – just the links, no commentary, but the quotes should give you a taste of why I enjoyed the articles. L&D needs to initiate a social learning program before the organization learns socially. You login to your Learnist home page, and instantly you have several recommended lessons served up to you depending on the preferences you typed in at sign-up.

Artificial Intelligence And How It’s Changing E-Learning

Your Training Edge

From social media to speech recognition, warfare to writing articles, coding to customer service – machine learning and artificial intelligence have become part and parcel of our urban lives. are joining hands to use machine learning to automate the process and serve up the next best lesson. Several schools are striking deals with tech moguls like Apple and IBM for teachers’ training programs.

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WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A lesson to teach? 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.** Remember that you can IMPORT graphics into most whiteboard animation programs.   Karin has authored several technology books, including: Office 2010 Demystified (McGraw-Hill) and hundreds of user guides, reference manuals, and tutorials. She’s also developed an extensive number of learning programs for a wide variety of global clients. by Karin Rex, COTP.

Fun Summer Reading Assignment–With Learning Implications

Kapp Notes

For example, in the forward to his first book, which I recently purchased, Lee Child takes some time to describe how he got started and his approach to creating his character, Jack Reacher. There are probably fewer than six books every century remembered specifically for their plots. Here is an article Lee Child wrote called “ A Simple Way to Create Suspense.” ” In the article he states: How do you create suspense?

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

Speaking of technologies that support ELT, Lotbiniere wrote “Computer games are long-established but a book exploring how these games can be used in language teaching, Digital Play , from Delta Publishing, caught the judges’ attention in the Innovation in Teacher Resources category. Also, if an English course offers mobile learning options to students, mobile devices will almost surely be used to study lessons, complete quizzes, track progress, communicate with peers, etc.

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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. In recent years teachers have found it incredibly useful and many blogs and books have been written trying to explain it and how it can be utilized in front-line education. As Bianca Baumann ( @BiancaBaumann ) and I have been saying for a while now, marketing can live right alongside your learning programs.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

Speaking of technologies that support ELT, Lotbiniere wrote “Computer games are long-established but a book exploring how these games can be used in language teaching, Digital Play , from Delta Publishing, caught the judges’ attention in the Innovation in Teacher Resources category. Also, if an English course offers mobile learning options to students, mobile devices will almost surely be used to study lessons, complete quizzes, track progress, communicate with peers, etc.

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Career Advice From Pamay Bassey

CLO Magazine

After graduating, I found a graduate program that focused on taking AI research and what we know about how the mind works and how we process information and applying it to create innovative and engaging learning experiences. Recently, I read a Forbes article by computer scientist Jim Spohrer, in which he recounted a conversation he had with Elliot Soloway, a professor at University of Michigan. What lessons helped you along the way? Pamay Bassey, CLO, The Kraft Heinz Co.

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