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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. This week, we learn how to get people to collaborate better, engage employees with social learning and the arts, and calculate turnover cost. How Much Does Employee Turnover Really Cost.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. This fascinating article shares some of their strategies that any business can use to help employs take charge.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Adulting: Millennials Need Soft Skills in The Workplace [Infographic].

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Give Your Team More-Effective Positive Feedback.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. The best thing – most of these options don’t cost a thing! How to Balance Hard Skills and Soft Skills.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. This article from the Harvard Business Review has several practical tips on writing negative feedback effectively.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. This short article has some great research about why you should and a couple of good nuggets for getting there.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. If you haven’t really thought about it, take a look at this article.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. That’s the low price. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Our customers benefit from low-cost and self-management with no technical knowledge required. John -- by "bottled pilot" are you thinking more of a tactical implementation -- low point entry to LMS to test the waters? Interesting article on open source and the enterprise.

Part III : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

The classroom experience was thought to be the only effective environment for skills training. The essential blend was knowledge/skills. Along came the internet and duplication, packaging and shipping costs gave way to low-cost digital delivery on the internet.

Part III : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

The classroom experience was thought to be the only effective environment for skills training. The essential blend was knowledge/skills. Along came the internet and duplication, packaging and shipping costs gave way to low-cost digital delivery on the internet.

The Science Behind Gamification And eLearning Design  

Schoox

By focusing on interaction, eLearning tools can help boost employee engagement, and aid in the development of employee skills. In this article, we’ll explore this topic, and discuss the science behind “gamification” and the effectiveness of eLearning!

New thoughts on design thinking

Litmos

In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. And the mechanisms experimented with were similarly eclectic, looking at low-cost representations to capture interim ideas.

ATD TechKnowledge 2017 and Enterprise Learning that Works

Litmos

a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world.". Litmos gives users the confidence that their content will play on all devices and play effectively.

Why MOOCs? Why Now?

Your Training Edge

Institutions and organizations are spending a lot of money on education, but in terms of job skills, they are seeing very little ROI. MOOCs offer a way to decrease costs and (when done well) also improve learning. On the other side of the coin, many workers see MOOCs as a free and flexible way to stay up-to-date in their fields and enhance their skills. The biggest skills gap is yet to come. “MOOCs will destroy education!”.

Get the Benefits of Employee Training with Lower Costs

Pract.us

Formal training, which includes highly structured classes, courses, videos or games often come in expensive packages with high costs for development and instruction. And that high cost-to-benefit ratio may keep many businesses from developing any form of training.

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7 Microlearning Online Training Assets You May Be Overlooking

EI Design

Not only can you reach your target audience without long development lead times, but also you can engage them more effectively. Here are 6 of the most effective microlearning online training assets that can help you develop attention-grabbing online training.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

The first step in measuring eLearning’s ROI is determining what the initial investment will cost. The price of an LMS is a huge consideration in determining the overall cost of the initial investment into eLearning.In This can have a sizeable effect on an ROI.

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Guided Informal Learning: a Hands-on, Bottom-up Approach that Delivers Results for Small Businesses

Pract.us

And the free or low-cost online programs don’t always address your needs. But studies have shown that if you add some guidance, focus and support to their informal learning, they’ll be able to learn from work experience much more effectively.

9 creative ways to revitalize outdated online training courses

TalentLMS

Looking for cost-effective ways to modernize your training activities? In this article, I share 9 resourceful ways to revitalize outdated online training courses. Microlearning libraries offer employees the just-in-time training resources they need to do their jobs effectively.

What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Performance Improvement Blog

They are told elearning will be cheaper, faster, more convenient, and more effective than traditional, classroom training. I published an article about this nearly 10 years ago in Educational Technology.

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

Cathy Sandeen of the American Council on Education colorfully described MOOCs in a recent Huffington Post article as having “splashed on the higher education scene in sensational fashion” when Coursera and Udacity launched in early 2012.

20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

Online learning, cheap access devices, open content, and broadband will soon provide low cost universal access to quality high school learning and building a bridge to post secondary and job opportunities for the next billion youth.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Heres another article on PowerPoint, found via Donald Clark at Big Dog, Little Dog : Bite the Bullet: Improving Your Presentation Strategies. I also stumbled on this interview by Karl Kapp with Jane Bozarth over at e-Learning guru.com that had some good nuggets on basic instructional design and using low cost tools (like PowerPoint) to build effective e-Learning. ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for.

3 Keys to Successful Federal Leadership Development

Avilar

Leading cross-departmental and cross-functional teams is another tactic to gain skills and experience. This recent Federal News Radio article highlights the interconnected nature of our federal government by identifying 14 cross-agency priority goals in the new President’s Management Agenda.

360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training

CommLab India

Videos – like the ones we have provided links to in this article, have directional buttons provided on the top left corner that can be clicked for a complete view. In fact, the navy even uses VR to train its workforce on interpersonal skills.

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9 of Your Customer Service Training Questions, Answered

Continu

Skills Exercises. Customer service training can involve a lot of skills practice. Most of them fall under the umbrella of communication skills. Different trainings emphasize different skills, but they usually come down to good communication skills.

8 Ways to Cut Costs on your Next Compliance Online Training Course

TalentLMS

Here are 8 ways to cut costs on compliance online training courses. How To Cut Costs On Your Next Compliance Online Training Course. Outsource time-consuming or costly tasks. For example, an article enables them to explore the new regulations regarding safe handling procedures.

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10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

There are various types of microlearning with some forms being considerably older or more effective than others. It’s underused in the world of L&D but it’s effective and a webpage full of them is likely to be returned to many times over.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

While everybody likes a low price at the pump, those of us in oil and gas know only too well how important robust oil prices are to the health of our industry. Low cost per barrel means high anxiety for everyone, from the boardroom to the oil patch. Is WBT as effective as ILT?

How To Train Employees For Product Launches Using Microlearning

Ed App

Unfortunately, all of the efforts and costs sometimes goes to waste due to a simple lack of proper training. There are a number of reasons microlearning works well for product launch training, some of which include its short duration, low cost, conciseness, ability to replace heavy training modules, as well as the ability to engage modern learners. In this article, we will have a look at how microlearning can be used to train employees for product launches.

4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great

Mindflash

Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. What free or low-cost tools are you using?

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

But an effective approach requires thoughtful pricing and packaging. Even if you offer customer training upfront at no additional charge, the cost of content development, delivery and administration must be included somewhere in the price of your product or service. 3) Network Effect.

How to Improve Your Company With Continual Learning Right Now

Continu

That means people undergo all sorts of training (on- and off-the-job, formal and informal) to build new skills on a consistent basis. Employees build skills. Continual improvement of skills is crucial in the modern workplace where change is constant. Your employees will see higher job satisfaction, decreased turnover intention, and non-job-related skills (like social competencies). Read: Employee Recognition: Low Cost, High Impact.

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

LearnUpon

Companies should be wary of the value a “free” learning platform can deliver and alert to the costs quickly accrued in maintaining, updating and supporting an LMS without a vendor. Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C.

SCENARIOS ARE MINI DRAMAS…NOT A GLORIFIED Q & A.

Wonderful Brain

Contrary to many articles published lately, scenarios are not written questions with a supposition or proposition followed by questions. You are, remember writing a drama, and even if the budget won’t allow complete customization the many details can be established in less costly ways. Having a good ID with top-notch skills makes this a quick operation. Lastly use special effects by moving people across the screen; even if it looks phony, it works. Medium Cost.

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