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Progressive Insurance gives interns an entry-level lesson in the new reality of office work

CLO Magazine

A well-run internship program often enables college students to gain skills they wouldn’t otherwise attain in a university classroom. But since the pandemic took hold, many internship programs have been suspended or even eliminated. Still, the internship program’s future is bright.

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. For training and learning & development leaders, fall is a great time to prepare for next year’s programs, and perhaps revisit the current strategies you have in place to determine it makes sense for your organization’s annual goals. Delivering Engaging Training Programs with Fewer Resources.

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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. It dawned on me that the processes shown and practiced in that program perfectly illustrate the critical advantages that an iterative instructional design process—involving sketching and prototyping—could introduce to e-learning design. Editor’s Note: This article is reposted from Allen Interaction’s E-Learning Leadership Blog

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

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. Program Design.

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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. Take a lesson from Spieth and this week’s Follow My Lead Podcast Guest Former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory: “If Not You, Then Who?” ” A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com.

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.

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. That’s why we’ve lined up some inspiring orators to be our keynotes at Community Brands upcoming user conference Xperience , set for November 10 through 13 in Orlando, Florida. . 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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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. 3, 2,1 liftoff - get your training program off the ground: Cloud LMS providers have had a huge impact on implementation. Articles C3

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. Course supplements for blended mobile learning, in universities like the University of New South Wales, also take into account blogs, video lessons, and presentations, to name a few. She goes up to her room and checks the notifications on her phone.

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. Waiting for a carte-du-jour of perfectly designed eLearning courses to be ready to launch an eLearning program is a sure-fire way to guarantee you will never be ready to launch. In fact, some LMS even have web conference functionality built in.

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.

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. L&D needs to initiate a social learning program before the organization learns socially.

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 allows teachers to gather statistics on students and determine how to help them succeed and structure future lessons. Academia’s article Technology and ELT says, “The biggest advantage of SMS is that the comfort level is very high when compared to oral communication.

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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 allows teachers to gather statistics on students and determine how to help them succeed and structure future lessons. Academia’s article Technology and ELT says, “The biggest advantage of SMS is that the comfort level is very high when compared to oral communication.

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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. And second, writing about what I learned forces me to reflect on the ideas and lessons I was exposed to, and really lets them sink in. Jane Hart wrote a really good article on this subject just this week.

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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. PERHAPS THE MOST INTERESTING METRIC IS THAT WE ARE SEEING SIGNIFICANTLY MORE VIEWS PER [VIDEO] ARTICLE THAN AVAYA’S TEXT-BASED ARTICLES,” Carl Knerr. At a glance.

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

Micro-Learning Simulation Cases to Augment Classroom Learning : This is an inspiring case study about a company called NexLearn which successfully used “Micro-Learning Objects” — a subscription-based learning nuggets program — to reinforce previously-encountered learning objectives on stroke prevention and atrial fibrillation to board-certified family physicians after an in-class learning experience. Articles/Posts.

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.

Elearning & Online Accessibility Tools for Training & HR Leaders

The Learning Dispatch

How do you continue to address accessibility for your organization’s training program as you move more elements online? This in-depth article answers common questions and outlines the steps and tools for making elearning accessible for all learners. Workshop resources presented at the CSUN 2020 Assistive Technology Conference. A discussion on lessons learned and what it takes to convert classroom training to online learning platforms.

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. Those who have attended my conference sessions or have listened to my various interviews will know I am a huge proponent of using microlearning as a performance support tool. Traditional approach: The organization requested a multi-day certification program.

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. Steven has written over 100 educational articles and blogs, appeared on numerous content aggregators and industry websites, and developed content for several Knowledge Guru games.

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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”. With these problems, how do you expect to efficiently manage a remote training program? This could be achieved through a video conference, webinar, live chat, podcast, eLearning courses etc.

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Teach Yoga Online & Make a Living: Complete Guide

learnWorlds

As an online yoga instructor, you can choose to price your lessons per hour, per class, or per membership. Alternatively, create package deals mixing your classes with other products you have on offer e.g. a yoga course, or a yoga teacher training program. Affiliate program.

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Why Virtual Learning Is More Than Just VILT: Myths And Truths

Obsidian Learning

There are still some common misconceptions about virtual learning, though—what it is and what it isn’t, when it can and cannot be effective—that are worth unpacking in this first article in our series about virtual learning.

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. I see so many companies recruit savvy learning professionals, fantastic content developers and platform administrators to deliver their eLearning program.

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. This webcast is based on the ATD Press book, "Leadership Lessons for Any Occasion: Stories of Our Mothers" (December 2018).

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17 AWESOME RESOURCES ON MICRO LEARNING

Learnnovators

Micro-Learning Simulation Cases to Augment Classroom Learning : This is an inspiring case study about a company called NexLearn which successfully used “Micro-Learning Objects” — a subscription-based learning nuggets program — to reinforce previously-encountered learning objectives on stroke prevention and atrial fibrillation to board-certified family physicians after an in-class learning experience. Articles/Posts.

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. Industry blogs, magazines and conferences are good places to start but it’s good to take it one step further and enroll in workshops and courses.

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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. Blesoff said learning leaders who are in charge of developing companywide learning initiatives need to consider them from the perspective of the learner: What would add value to this particular lesson? Workplace learning has never been more popular.

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.

How to Select Online Manufacturing Training That’s Right for Your Company

Convergence Training

If you’re looking to add some online manufacturing training to your current training program at work, you’ve found the right article. We’ll cover a lot of what you need to know about selecting online manufacturing training that’s right for your workplace in this article, plus we invite you to register for the upcoming webinar or just to reach out to us with comments or questions at anytime. Please read our article on 70/20/10 for more on this.

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. So there was a lot of head-nodding around the office when Jason Orbaugh’s article for EdSurge “ Lessons from the Downfall of Interactive Whiteboards ” made the rounds on TechSmith’s internal social media site few months back. In his article, Jason recommends focusing on those who are eager for change.

An Expert’s Voice on Remote L&D

NovoEd

With the recent shift to remote work resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, HR teams are now faced with the challenge of taking – traditionally in-person L&D programs online. Companies that have been hesitant to move select workshops and legacy development programs online will find that they can conduct these programs in a digital format with greater impact, more engagement, and at a lower cost.

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