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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.

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? Completed learning paths. Test Environment.

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

Best of eLearning Learning. 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. Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0,

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

LearnUpon

Today, I’ll complete the list by defining the true meaning of training, from ‘manifest’ to ‘white label’ Let’s dive into the language of learning! mLearning (mobile learning): Learning that’s conducted on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet.

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.

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.

Resolution: This Year Create a Stronger, Smarter Organization

Marcia Conner

They brought me in to reimagine their recruiting, talent management, and leadership development program. Before we started, I spent time learning about their organizational culture, wanting to ensure new team members would be able to excel where the old team could not.

Enabling L&D through Soft Skills Development–Insight from Jan Rijken

Learning Wire

Jan Rijken, an expert in talent and learning and former CLO at KPMG and Daimler, shares his vision of what makes soft skills development happen in organisations. Discover some of the key enablers and essential design principles of a good learning program and how L&D can deliver on business expectations as a strategic performance partner. Examples for this shift are: moving from a push to a more self-direct learning approach. Do you have clear KPIs?

5 Ways Online Learning is Vital to Education

LearnDash

If you ever need to make the case for online learning in your classroom, then this article is for you. The benefits of a blended, online learning component in education are too great to ignore. In some ways, educational institutions are doing their students an extreme disservice if they ignore online learning in their institution. Increase in learning apprehension because multiple learning styles can be addressed (audio, video, reading, and writing).

20 Tips for Creating a Learning Culture in the Workplace

LearnUpon

We’re talking about knowing your values, product , customers, mission, conventions, structure… the list goes on. But as a growing organization, how do you ensure every member is acquiring the knowledge they need? The answer: a learning culture. Set aside time to learn.

2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?

Your Training Edge

If you’ve been following the MOOC news, you’ll know that massive open online courses have had their ups and downs. More organizations became faced with skills gaps, which came in two major flavors. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

In this series, we’ll explore some major Megatrends in how and why MOOCs are being used in corporate training and development programs. How do MOOCs fit in with corporate universities? Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Ways to Use LMS for Business Beyond Just Skill and Compliance Training

AbaraLMS

Your employees will never care to know how well you do until they know how much you care! Nowadays, organizations are taking the lead to train their employees efficiently by providing access to information and training material on the go via Learning Management Systems.

What does a company need an LMS and an LRS for?

Matrix

Being a learning specialist requires knowing a lot more than how to design and deliver training, whether online or face to face. With the creation of numerous apps, tools and e-learning options, the possibilities L&D specialists have are enormous. E-learning

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The 6 Top Trends for Instructional Designers for 2017

TalentLMS

Accreditation bodies are no longer showing mercy to training institutes and higher education organizations who have laurelled the ropes of an instructional designer, but do not possess a formal schooling of an ID. Learning Analytics. Game-based learning.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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Podcast 25: Extended Channel Training – With Doug Gastich of BlueVolt

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 25 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. Incentives can be a highly effective way to engage voluntary learners in educational programs.

Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

an estimated 60M people are shut off from jobs because of a lack of digital skills: nearly 20% of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work, or at school, or by mobile device [3]. Progress generates a skills gap. Learning for life. Learning and innovation skills 3.

Serious eLearning: Course Topic and Game Goal

TalentLMS

The attentions span is too short, and is increasingly getting shorter due to availability of novel learning environments like serious games. Why do you think context-centric learning environments like serious games work? In short, where will the learning be applied?

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. Pedagogy for the current digital environment has undergone a massive revolution.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.

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.

Learning You Can Take to the Bank

CLO Magazine

Although learning is proven to contribute to business success, slashed budgets have put many organizations’ learning efforts on the chopping block, opening the door for blending learning. ” This trend is alarming, given the empirical data that shows organizations have more success when they apply on-the-job training and measure learning impact on job performance. To do so, organizations have to answer the what, how and when of training.

Use Your LMS to ???Get Personal??? with Your Learners

Mindflash

However, if every learner feels that the training is personalized for him or her, youve created a meaningful connection and made the learning session feel individualized. These engines mine customer data and present recommendations to make the customer feel like the site knows him.

Why should you invest in eLearning?

TalentLMS

All the trainings and job-aids will be found on your online learning management system. The benefits of cloud based learning management systems will be even more evident as employees and management enjoy flexible training strategies and delivery methods.

What Is Microlearning And Why You Should Care

TalentLMS

Rather, it has been around for ages, helping learners learn smarter and save time by freeing them from having to re-learn familiar concepts. As an effective adult learning tool, it might just be the thing for the senior learners in your organization.

Corporate Training Costs: Tips That Will Make Them Next to Zero

TalentLMS

With today’s global skills gap and rapid technological advancement, the demand for new knowledge , new capabilities, and new thinking is infinitely greater than the supply. So what do you do when the skills you need can’t be recruited? Do-it-yourself Content.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Regardless of your sector, job function or training requirements, you’ve probably noticed an uptick in learning opportunities—higher frequency, quicker learning bursts, delivered on the fly just in time. But delivering impactful employee learning isn’t always easy.

Why should you invest in eLearning?

TalentLMS

Savings of trainings Seriously, the initial set-up costs for a learning management system and eLearning are at an all time low, now with the rise of the “cloud” Once completely set up, you will notice that you no longer need to print out training manuals or even pay for on-site facilitators. All the trainings and job-aids will be found on your online learning management system. Think about the wait and frustration over printing and distributing learning content.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 e-Learning Practices - Editor: Prof. Learning 2.0

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! You’ll learn specifically how gamification can be performance-focused on real-world KPIs—above and beyond learning. Rise of mobile learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This is a big consulting project -- a first for me -- in which we have this amazing opportunity to work with a large organization to help them define their e-Learning strategy.

9 Top Reasons For eLearning Course Drop-Outs And How To Prevent Them

eFront

In this article, we’ll highlight the top 9 reasons behind eLearning course drop-outs. They must actively engage with the eLearning content in order to achieve the learning objectives and get real value from the training experience. So little time and so much to do.

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The purpose of the course is not to learn, but instead to demonstrate what we already know. Like the healthcare industry, there are many industries that require annual refresher or certification testing that has little to do with learning. Of course, when a person doesn’t pass the certification, it identifies a clear learning opportunity. Needless to say, they have many certification and annual refresher training programs. Great article.