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5 training articles we’re falling hard for this autumn season

Cloudshare

The smell of pumpkin spiced lattes (#PSLs) are filling up the office conference rooms faster than the leaf toss photos hitting your Instagram feed. Delivering Engaging Training Programs with Fewer Resources. Did we miss any of your favorite articles?

Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable

Everwise

Elizabeth Borges, Program Manager for EverwiseWomen , says, she’d already been looking for better ways to bring men into the conversation around gender parity in the workplace long before the Harvard Business Review article was published. She found the perfect opportunity in February, when Everwise was given the chance to lead a roundtable at HR.com’s Leadership Excellence and Development (LEAD) conference.

5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

Last month, I had the honor of speaking at the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference in Las Vegas. Editor’s Note: This article is reposted from Allen Interaction’s E-Learning Leadership Blog

One Lesson You Can Learn From Jordan Spieth to Be Successful

Learnloft

” That comment clearly stuck with Spieth throughout the rest of the round because in the press conference he said something every person needs to hear: “I think just a little bit of belief that you are, you know. ” A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

I’ve been to a lot of conference sessions around this and I’ve captured a bunch of really great resources below. All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. 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. We talked about the tuition assistance program.

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. Track their interests by examining: Conference session and webinar attendance.

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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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.

Highlights from the C3 Agenda (Part 2)

Litmos

With C3 less than a month away, we are getting super excited to see you and embark on new lessons in learning and development. C3 brings you real-world examples of how your company can enhance its learning programs and equally important, how you can personally advance in your profession.

How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

Avaya’s video articles receive significantly more page views than their text-based articles. These types of video lessons are traditionally created by instructional designers and can require a dedicated learning management system and special authoring tools. At a glance.

Benefits Of Synchronous And Asynchronous e-learning

Wizcabin

While both the synchronous and asynchronous e-learning are useful, they’ve their pros and cons which they help to deliver better learning program. Apart from that, they also receive instant feedback from learners to help in improving the quality of their learning program.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

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. It’s possible that the majority of ELT programs use this mode of training.

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eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? In a recent informal test at a conference for instructional designers, the audience started waving and yelling "Stop! At the conference, the elapsed time was less than 12 seconds before the audience became impatient. To some extent, the type of lesson will determine how much voiceover is proportional to each action.

The Only Time You Should Deliver Mediocre eLearning

eLearning Architect

In this article we'll look at when delivering lower quality content can be an advantage. Organisations can be hesitant to invest in an eLearning program until they have some proof that it will ultimately deliver a return on investment.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

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. It’s possible that the majority of ELT programs use this mode of training.

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Three Great Takeaways from ASTD 2012

Mindflash

When I registered for the ASTD International Conference & Expo 2012 over a month ago, I planned to write a recap post for two reasons: First, it’s a chance to share what I learned so people who couldn’t attend might learn something from my experience.

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If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

Being the good L&D person you are, you put together a training program. You design the program with engaging interactions. Traditional approach: The organization requested a multi-day certification program.

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.

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

A Vision for Micro Learning : This is a brief video produced as part of the 6th International Micro Learning Conference in which Luvai F Motiwalla (Professor of Management, University of Massachusetts, USA) shares his vision about micro learning. Articles/Posts.

How to Create and Deliver Cost Effective Remote Training

Kitaboo

You must at some point have sat through a conference or a video call where you struggled with getting the screen connected, or the audio wasn’t clear, with frequent interruptions from your or the other end like “your voice is breaking off”, or “the screen went black, we can’t see you”.

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Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

Today I am in Toronto, Canada where I am speaking at the CSTD conference tomorrow. 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.

Letting Learners Take the Wheel

CLO Magazine

When you’re in a job and you don’t know how to do something, you don’t want to go off for a week and do an entire training program, you just might want to figure out how to do this one thing,” he said. Workplace learning has never been more popular.

When Remembering Really Matters: The Power of Serious Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Knowledge Guru

She has spoken at numerous conferences—including ASTD, ISPI, and SALT on the topics of learning design and game design. He is the editor of the popular Lessons on Learning and Learning Game Design blogs.

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The role of L&D in achieving transversal business acumen

Matrix

Fortunately, business acumen can be developed so all companies have to do is get the L&D people involved, figure out the gaps and set up an effective sharpening program. Evaluate the whole process described above and learn any valuable lesson it had presented.

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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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Why we’re betting Chromebooks aren’t just another interactive whiteboard

TechSmith Camtasia

One thing we’ve noticed after 25 years in the educational technology space is that software products don’t get a lot of play on Parent Teacher Conference night. In his article, Jason recommends focusing on those who are eager for change.

Personalized Learning in the age of Artificial Intelligence

Impelsys

Audrey Watters, an education writer and independent scholar says in an article that personalized learning depending on how you define it, dates back to Rousseau, or it dates back further still to Alexander the Great’s personal tutor, Aristotle.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

I was recently invited to speak at the annual Learning Technologies conference in London. The last time I presented at Learning Technologies was three years ago - whilst still being responsible for delivering an eLearning program within a huge, global organisation.

Kern Kelley & Michael Ruffini: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

TechSmith Camtasia

The TechSmith Education team is excited to give you this inside look before the biggest K12 conference of the year begins. In more than a decade of promoting student tech support, what changes have you made to the program? Continuing our series , we have two more educators to introduce!

Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It Is – Not Yet #tk10

Learning Visions

Recap of her recent article for ASTD: e-Learning – What’s Old is New Again When you say you’re doing elearning what are you doing? didn’t ask about quality, efficiency, satisfaction) Step 2: Defined the options They constructed 26 snapshots (options derived from literature, conferences, blogs, etc.) – e.g., “Our programs are delivered in a virtual classroom. or “Our programs are delivered on mobile devices.” Our programs use visuals with an audio track.

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.

Starbucks Founder Says This is the Most Undervalued Characteristic of Leadership

Learnloft

When asked on an episode on NPR’s “How I Built This” podcast this past September, Schultz provided some insight into a few leadership lessons learned on the journey to rehabilitate Starbucks. In my company’s recent research of over 20,000 leaders for the Welder Leader Program, the top characteristic managers struggle with is being vulnerable and asking for feedback from their team. This article originally appeared on Inc.com.

Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

This article offers insights and views on Digital Learning Readiness (DLR) and provides guidelines how to implement it in your corporate learning environment. L&D professional needs to redefine their strategy, role and necessary skills in supporting learning beyond programs.

Want to Become a Great Leader? Practice These 5 Habits

Learnloft

Invest in the development of your skills by attending conferences, reading books, listening to podcasts, or writing down lessons learned throughout daily interactions at work. In the Welder Leader Program , we call a collection of words that do this a “maximizing mantra.” ” A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. There are thousands of professionals all across the world who call themselves a leader in their respective business.

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

WBT Systems

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. Next, figure out how to connect the influencer to one of your educational programs. Which program would they be interested in taking for themselves?

Top Five Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

This article was written by guest author Ron Kotlik for our quarterly education newsletter, the Learning Lounge. This article will focus on five easy ways educators can use the power of screencasting. This article is a not a “how to” of screencasting.