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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. Training managers have a lot to do.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

Finding the right combination of methodologies that will work best for a particular leader with specific needs can be overwhelming. Knowledge transfer and skill building happen in a variety of ways: formal education, self-directed learning, training, mentoring, executive coaching, job rotation, etc. However, I posit that executive coaching is still the best way to help leaders develop skills that are difficult to teach, measure and sometimes articulate — soft skills.

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Data Science Education Lags Behind in Diversity

General Assembly

As gender and racial representation improve in other tech disciplines, the study of data science hasn’t caught up. In the past few years, much attention has been drawn to the dearth of women and people of color in tech-related fields. A recent article in Forbes noted, “Women hold only about 26% of data jobs in the United States. First, let’s take a look specifically at the gender breakdown of students in these courses.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline

CLO Magazine

She remembers the student who turned to taekwondo to help her overcome a disability. She remembers the one who left Haiti to escape her abusive stepfather. She remembers the one who learned upon returning from an everyday walk that he’d lost his father suddenly and swiftly to a brain infection. When it comes to the stories heard through U.S. Bank’s diversity collaboration with Wallin Education Partners, Lawler will never forget.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Being adaptable to change is important, but sometimes the procedures and policies in effect in the workplace are not up to date. Rushing discussed the #MeToo movement, gender pay inequities, diversity in the workplace, technology advancements and social behaviors.

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. From increasing knowledge retention to filling performance gaps in a fraction of the time, microlearning offers a variety of different benefits. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips that can help you take advantage of microlearning in your online training program. How To Apply Microlearning In Online Training.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm ”, a recently published whitepaper, outlines the potential for Associations to lead a much needed change in the current education industry. 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.

Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

Training has been a key factor for my organization, but it seemed evident by the time our last MOOC ended that it shouldn’t be the way like this anymore. Well, I am sure that many of the readers who frequently visit “Your training edge” website [1] , must have seen that we being a learning startup and training and development oriented business, never like to stick to rigid approaches. You know why I discussed my case here?

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. However, an intentional design of the structure, facilitation and tools is more likely to yield the results you want. Level in the organization. Enhance social learning.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. While many larger companies have already transitioned into e-Learning and embrace it as a vital component of their overall training efforts, many mid-size and smaller companies have been waiting on the sidelines observing how the technology, methods, and costs evolve.

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

Online learning and training have become an essential part of every online business. Creating and selling online courses can be quite profitable, with many professionals achieving 6- and 7-figure incomes. How can I choose the right course topic?

A look at skills assessments, bias and stereotypes

CLO Magazine

An article published in the 2019 issue of Management Learning , titled “‘I Always Knew I was a Little Girly’: The gendering of skills in management training,” implores users of management texts and strength assessments to learn about how gender is understood in the workplace, suggesting that they perpetuate bias and stereotypes based on gender. Clifton and Gallup, which the group would reflect on in discussion afterward.

How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps

Pinlearn

Do you have the skill to teach? Are you good at programming? Do you have expertise in economics or management or any other subject? Don’t know how to go about? This article will shed light on the various steps to starting an online school. No doubt, there’s a lot of information on the internet. Information, knowledge & wisdom will fade into oblivion if there aren’t any students hungry to learn. Start online campaigns.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items based on social signals. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break.

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7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

In my previous posts, I have highlighted various innovative concepts and technological advancements to be prevailing in 2017 in corporate learning, training and development industry. Indeed, these form the basis for the development of a modern and comprehensive training strategy for the current year. Trainingedge.com [1] has already improvised its training strategy in accordance with the predicted trends. E-learning everywhere.

How To Improve Memory Retention In Online Training

Growth Engineering

Are your employees really absorbing the information? Or is the forgetting curve putting a strain on workplace productivity and company profits? In this article, I’ll share 9 sure-fire ways to improve memory retention in your online training program. This leaves minimal space in their minds and schedules for online training pursuits. Here are 9 highly effective ways to improve memory retention in online training.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. THE INTERVIEW: 1. We wish you the very best!

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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. Indeed, these form the basis for the development of a modern and comprehensive training strategy for the current year. CapitalWave [1] has already improvised its training strategy in accordance with the predicted trends. E-learning everywhere.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

As the end of 2019 approaches, budgets are being finalized and sales quotas are being established for the new year. Have you accounted for the cost of employee training in your 2020 budget? The Future of Corporate Learning. The question is, do you believe it?

Trainings and Development: Avoiding Common Errors

WalkMe Training Station

Trainings and development presents many unique challenges, but these can be overcome by adopting an innovative approach. Though training is somewhat easier than it ever has been, that doesn’t stop organizations making common mistakes when educating staff. With so many tools to choose from, you’ll be spoiled for choice, but it’s better to have diverse options at your disposal than being limited by a conventional approach. You Don’t Know Your Staff.

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

The COVID-19 pandemic has left universities and colleges scrambling to bring all courses online — with little preparation or time for instructors to make the transition. And with the immediate and long-term future of higher education delivery uncertain at best, it’s a safe bet that most if not all courses will require at least some online components. Are you stuck trying to build online courses for the first time? No time to read the whole guide?

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling This post is an addendum to my first review of Karl Kapps book, Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning.

How Management Development Training Reduces Turnover

discoverlink

In this article, we’re going to dig into why that’s the case and what you can do to beef up your management training programs. And, the cost of replacing a manager is extremely high, averaging a staggering $14,036 per manager. Why do Managers Leave?

Interfacing with Subject Matter Experts

ID Mentors

The effectiveness of Technology-Based Training is dependent on two roles- the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and the Instructional Designer. If you are involved in producing Technology-Based Training, you are probably familiar with these roles. Has this ever left you wondering whether the situation can be tackled in a way where you neither go alone nor wait for the other person? Ford (1992) in their article Getting Inside the Expert’s Brain.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Spring may be trying to bloom, but that thrumming sound against the office window is probably rain. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! You won’t hear that today’s learners have the attention span of a goldfish, that training is dead, or that neuro-gamification is the future. Without any follow-up or revisitation, very little learning gets retained.

How to Find, and Embrace, Your Company’s Hidden Experts

Mindflash

Because the more we know what our “thing” is — the more we know our unique abilities — the better we can identify our inner “expert.”. Every company has hidden “experts” who, with some effort, can help support the organization by teaching what they know best — by sharing their expertise with the entire organization. The more diverse our workplaces become, the greater our internal information base, areas of expertise, and training resources.

Visual Design Tips from the eLearning Coach

eLearningArt

I had the great pleasure of interviewing Connie Malamed, theeLearning Coach.” 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. With that said, let’s get into the interview! I wanted to fill that gap.

How to Build Compliance Training in 5 Easy Steps

eLearningArt

It’s everyone’s groan and moan workplace learning, but does it have to be? Like I said in the Importance of Compliance Training article , when it comes to compliance training, we can produce learning that’s among the most important we will ever deliver. But … How do you create compliance training anyway? We’ll cover these steps to building compliance training: Determine whether compliance training is required.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. By strengthening communications skills and building a “same language” framework for the workforce, these initiatives not only foster individual development, they enhance collaboration and productivity and contribute to cultural cohesion.

Technology Helps Put the Power of Learning in the Employees' Hands

ATD Learning Technologies

Hilti had a vision to increase performance by changing the way its employees learn. As we progress on the digital front for our customers, internally we were still focused on classroom training. By combining efforts within our learning strategy with a needed revision to our marketing training, we were able to pilot a new way of learning with a clear business outcome. Even the strongest advocates began adapting elements to make it more modern.

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How to Engage and Retain New College Grads

Avilar

If you’re in the throes of onboarding new college grad employees, congratulations! You already know that, for the vast majority of new grads, there will be a skills gap between company expectations and university curricula. What skills do your new employees have?

How to help the modern learners with microlearning

Ed App

Who is the modern learner? Nowadays we are expected to design learning for an increasingly diverse environment that can often span regions, ages, job functions, and roles and numerous other demographics. . But who is the modern learner in 2020? When you last needed to find a new piece of information what did you do? The chances are you used a search engine, read an article, or watched a Youtube video until you closed the gap in your knowledge.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I come from an old-school approach: I sort of understand the technology, but I leave the graphics and programming expertise to others. Training? Learning?

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

In 2016, Millennials surpassed the previous generation (Generation X) to become the largest generation in the U.S. What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? Who Are the Millennials?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 10, 2007 Learning Styles In 1996, when I first started working as an "instructional designer", I was taught about learning styles. In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. Obviously, there is diversity in learning.

Instructional Design: Planning Success

Solo Learning

Each one aims to make the acquisition of knowledge and skills more efficient, effective, and appealing. Operating in the real world, you try to maximize your training budget to meet objectives. In order to do so, you must identify a few key items. What are your learning needs to meet this goal? Who requires this training? If it is training content, was it effective? The SAM Instructional Design Model. The voice-over text.