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Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It

Pract.us

You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. You have a skills gap. Businesses aren’t investing in training programs.

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.

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.

Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads

Association eLearning

I recently earned my undergraduate degree in history before coming to join the team at Digitec Interactive as a Writer and aspiring Instructional Designer. I didn’t know anything about associations, let alone that many of them offer certifications in areas I’m interested in.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. struggle to do this well for is front-line. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap).

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

Employees do not have the opportunity to apply what they learn to real-world problems and situations. Whatever the reason your training isn’t effective isn’t important (well, it is, but that is for another article). Here are three reasons you need to reinvent your training programs.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Masters degree in Instructional Systems Design Process 10 years at Intel working in tools. What are they doing that’s different?

How Important is the Design Phase?

Design2Train

How important is the Design Phase in producing a high quality online training (eLearning, wbt, cbt) program? The Design Phase is critical. . The Design Phase is both the instructional and technical foundation of the finished product. Article Author: V.

Ranting on the Gender Pay Gap in e-Learning

Usable Learning

In it, she referenced the significant gender pay gap: According to research results, men on average make $10k more than woman. Yes – even in the eLearning biz: There continues to be a consistent gender gap in pay between men and women. I know I’ve left money on the table.

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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7 Tips To Create An Effective Online Training Certification Program

LearnUpon

In this article, I’ll share 7 tips for creating an effective online training certification program for your corporate learners. Creating An Effective Online Training Certification Program: 7 Useful Tips For eLearning Professionals. Know the rules and regulations involved.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

When a company or organization decides to roll out a new Learning Management System (LMS) it typically raises many questions that an LMS Needs Assessment is designed to answer. What resources do we need to implement the LMS?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. A design style. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage the collective wisdom and experience of a group of leaders with similar roles, challenges or interest areas.

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

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. So why do some organisations find it so hard to get started?

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Training is Organizational Change

Litmos

That is, the introduction of any such program requires change management. In a recent article , The Great Training Robbery, Harvard professor Michael Beer and colleagues Finnstrom and Schrader document the case that much of learning interventions are wasted. What to do?

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

LearnUpon

Instructional designers increasingly need to develop responsive mobile learning content that can adapt to the many devices learners now use. Good instructional design should make navigation clear, simple and engaging for users.

Visual Design Tips from the eLearning Coach

eLearningArt

Connie runs a fabulous eLearning website and newsletter , and is the author of Visual Design Solutions , the highly rated and reviewed book on visual design for eLearning professionals. For the next few days, I’ll be doing a giveaway of 5 copies of Visual Design Solutions.

4 Tips to Keep Your Custom Training Programs Fresh

Unboxed

So, you have a shiny new training program custom-built for you. Hopefully, you designed it with an eye for growth. Even so, if there’s one thing you can count on with custom training programs and off-the-shelf alike, it’s change. Where do you need outside help?

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. However, you don’t have the budget to hire instructional designers to develop courses. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. A design style. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

6 Top Tips To Measure Online Training With LMS Metrics

Litmos

In this article, I’ll share six tips to measure online training with the help of LMS metrics. . The ‘pop quiz’ at the start has two functions: It reviews what corporate learners already know, building their confidence and proving they’re not as green as they think.

The 6 Top Trends for Instructional Designers for 2017

TalentLMS

It is safe to assume that instructional designers have come a long way, and the proof is the unavoidable awareness about them. Instructional designers are quickly bridging the gap between learners and knowledge providers. Trends instructional design trends

Instructional Design: Planning Success

Solo Learning

Have you done your research on instructional design? Instructional Design Objectives. You want to design content and instruction methods that will achieve those objectives. In order to do so, you must identify a few key items. Generally speaking, the above questions, or steps, apply to any instructional design methodology. The SAM Instructional Design Model. Design ? The analysis phase in this instructional design model is basis for the project.

The future is bright: corporate learning gets smart

Torrance Learning

This article was also posted in Education & Career News. Rapid development tools allow the fast and easy creation of new elearning programs, and organizations can choose from a variety of off-the-shelf libraries containing thousands of courses for very low cost.

How L&D Teams can Boost Employee performance through e-Course design

Wizcabin

Performance-Based eLearning Tips: Focus On eLearning Course Content Design. Well-prepared content plays a crucial role along with perfect eLearning design in boosting employee performance. So, getting this analysis right can help you in designing a performance-based eLearning course. But it doesn’t have to end there as you can also make a further search on the topic to know the best performance. This second step is important to determine the performance gap.

Racial Bias or Workplace Sexual Harassment – Why eLearning is an effective solution.

Enyota Learning

This article doesn’t focus on the controversy around whether it was racial bias or unconscious bias. The best question to ask yourself when looking to avoid such incidents is – are you as an organization doing enough to train your employees ? Not too long ago, a regular at a GAP store, an African American man was forced to prove the clothing he was wearing was not stolen. You can do this by setting an expiry date on the original certificates.

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? Reading Time: 10 minutes.

?Specialized Job Skills—How to Find Employees with the Right Stuff

KnowledgeCity

Of course, there’s no real problem finding educated people who know their way around the Microsoft Suite, but, part of the issue is most universities weren’t built to keep pace with today’s fast-changing, tech-driven workplace.

This Week on #TalkTech: The Quantitative-Qualitative Divide, Making Training More Effective, and Skeuomorphic Design

Bottom-Line Performance

If you are interested in being a guest curator for TalkTech, let me know! Apple's iOS7 breaks away from skeuomorphic design. How do you view the “problematic” divide between quantitative and qualitative learning? ” Do you feel there is such a divide?

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Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

Everything we do online — from our Google searches to our Facebook posts to our online purchases — produces data. For example, learning technologies can help organizations predict: Knowledge gaps and where learners need additional remediation — across a class, course and individual levels.

Boosting Course Design: 5 Easy-to-Follow Course Facilitation Techniques

TalentLMS

Contrary to popular belief, instructional designers do not teach the courses they create. Course facilitators are increasing in number to meet the needs of hybrid and online training programs. eLearning courses, however, can do much better. We know, we know.

Essential Training KPIs You Should Be Measuring

Litmos

How do you demonstrate beyond doubt that your online training strategy is providing tangible return on investment? In this article, I’ll highlight the essential online training KPIs you should be measuring. . New product design?

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.