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How to Link Your Training Programs to Your Business Goals

ProProfs

Did you know that only 36% of organizations have learning strategies aligned with the long term problem that they are trying to solve? To survive in the rapidly evolving world, upskilling your employees has to be a part-and-parcel of your business strategies.

Top 5 reasons to move from face-to-face to online training

Digitec Interactive

Technologies, strategies, and trends are constantly changing. What do you do when you need to learn something? The learning process can lose momentum when it’s forced into specific settings at specific times. Most people don’t share the exact same knowledge gaps.

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4 Tips to Keep Your Custom Training Programs Fresh

Unboxed

So, you have a shiny new training program custom-built for you. Even so, if there’s one thing you can count on with custom training programs and off-the-shelf alike, it’s change. Just like you, we continue to learn with every training program we build and support. In this article, we’ll share some best practices and suggest some tips to make maintaining your training program more resource- and cost-efficient. Where do you need outside help?

Tips and Strategies to Create a Roadmap to Transform Your eLearning Programs

EI Design

Legendary American professional baseball player Yogi Berra is famously quoted for saying, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”. And this saying holds true even for L&D professionals who wish to create new eLearning programs or revisit and transform previously created eLearning programs. In this article, I’ll shed some light on how you can do just that. For each of these, I share a set of tips and strategies. 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.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Since then, the conversation around gamification and its application in things like marketing and learning continue to rise in popularity as more and more businesses look to gamify different aspects of their work with the intention to increase both engagement and motivation. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

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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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 learning frameworks will have to evolve accordingly. “On-the-job”

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. ” Read in conjunction, the two pieces shed a lot of light not only on how today’s workplace is changing but also on its impact on how we learn. We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today’s context.

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How to design a gamified training system for the construction industry?

Disprz

The reason our training programs turn out ineffective is because there is a huge gap between what the expected work is and what we train them on. Often corporate training programs are aimed at engagement and fun, and so are kept at a level where learners find it palatable.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. As you may know, Ive only been there once. Donald does a great job recapping various articles and provides some useful links, including the following: 2) Second Thoughts on Second Life by Sylvia Martinez. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt.

How To Differentiate Adaptive Learning And Personalized Learning In L&D

Wizcabin

Due to that, we have come up with this article to show the difference between the two learning strategies adaptive learning and personalized learning. In this article, we’ll be looking at the meaning of adaptive learning and personalized learning. Also, we’ll be looking at how to differentiate both learning strategies, and how you can make them part of your learning strategy.

How to Use Audience Analysis and Learner Personas to Create a High-impact Learning Experience

EI Design

We know that only when this analysis is correctly applied to identify a learning strategy is when we would see the required gains in enhanced skill, thinking, or behavioral change in the learners. In this article, I begin with the significance of audience analysis.

Learning is Not a Hat, and One Size Does Not Fit All

mLevel

How to Adapt Your Learning Strategy to Reach All Learners. Do you feel like it fairly measured your intelligence and knowledge? Even though standardized tests, huge lecture halls, and power point decks are the norm for the education industry, it doesn’t mean students are actually learning. I want to take a moment and pay tribute to someone who influenced my learning journey greatly – my mother. When is the last time you took a standardized test?

Adaptive learning is possible – right now!

Axonify

Adaptive learning is possible. I recently read an article that bemoaned the challenge of implementing an adaptive learning strategy within an organization. The author stated it is extremely difficult to execute an adaptive learning program that has true value to the employee. For the past 6 years, I’ve been talking about adaptive learning. I’ve written a few dozen articles and an eBook. You can do this! Adaptive learning

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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. Know yourself.

How the Workforce Learns in 2019: User-Generated Content

Degreed

According to a soon-to-be-released survey of nearly 800 workers, managers, and leaders we’ve just done with Harvard Business Publishing (stay tuned…), people give their employers’ learning and development opportunities an overall Net Promoter Score of -25. So we’re here to fill in the gaps by honing in on the data and insights that impact how people — and companies — learn, so you can make smarter decisions in your most valuable assets: your people’s skills.

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. Know yourself.

Curated Insights: The Immediate Possibilities of BIG Data

Axonify

Whenever someone talks about the “future of learning” nowadays, the same topics inevitably come up: augmented reality, virtual reality, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data. Resulting insights shape everything from product development to marketing strategies. It’s beyond time for employers to catch up with the consumer world and leverage data to evolve our workplace experiences, especially as related to learning and performance. Learning Trends

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

EI Design

In this article, I outline how you can use the Kirkpatrick’s model of training evaluation to measure training effectiveness, its impact, and the ROI of eLearning. How Do You Begin The Exercise To Measure The Effectiveness Of Online Training? Identifying the learning strategy.

Scalable Learning Will Be the Strategic Differentiator in the 21st Century

CLO Magazine

At the 2017 Deloitte Chief Learning Officer forum, management consultant John Hagel said scalable learning is the new reason for large organizations to exist. It’s a big statement and it has profound implications for the role of corporate learning in the 21st century.

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. 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. In 2015, it was clear that the existing marketing training was not aligned with the direction of our corporate strategy. Offer world class learning technology that drives sustainable behavior change.

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Tips and Strategies to Shorten New Hire Time-to-Productivity with Employee Onboarding Training

EI Design

In fact, the speed at which new inductees become productive often determines the Return on Investment (ROI) generated by corporate training programs at large. What Strategies Can Shorten Time-to-Productivity Through Employee Onboarding Training? There are a number of strategies that L&D professionals may deploy, as part of employee onboarding training programs , that are effective at shortening learning curves for newly hired employees. Learning Summaries.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Let’s examine some top benefits of social learning in organizations.

Tips And Examples To Create Highly Engaging Online Compliance Training

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share tips and examples on how you can increase the learner engagement quotient of your online compliance training. As we know, compliance training is carried out by organizations to ensure conformance to rules and guidelines enforced by governments and/or regulators.

Curated Insights: The Immediate Possibilities of BIG Data

Axonify

Whenever someone talks about the “future of learning” nowadays, the same topics inevitably come up: augmented reality, virtual reality, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data. Resulting insights shape everything from product development to marketing strategies. It’s beyond time for employers to catch up with the consumer world and leverage big data business intelligence to evolve our workplace experiences, especially as related to learning and performance.

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.

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Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I outline how you can use the Kirkpatrick’s model of training evaluation to measure training effectiveness, its impact, and the ROI of eLearning. How Do You Begin The Exercise To Measure The Effectiveness Of Online Training? This is the baseline and will be eventually used to measure the desired gain for the learners (acquisition of new skill or fixing a gap) and if this gain resulted in the required impact the business had sought. Level 2: Learning.

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Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

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. That’s the part of our strategic training methodology and this is something that glorifies our learning and training development pursuits for our clients. If you want to determine the worth of what you are getting, do analyze the provider’s methodology.

How the Workforce Learns: User-Generated Content

Degreed

According to a soon-to-be-released survey of nearly 800 workers, managers, and leaders we’ve just done with Harvard Business Publishing (stay tuned…), people give their employers’ learning and development opportunities an overall Net Promoter Score of -25. So we’re here to fill in the gaps by honing in on the data and insights that impact how people — and companies — learn, so you can make smarter investments in your most valuable assets: your people’s skills.

Why are Associations missing from the Digital Credentials conversation?

WBT Systems

Other key recommendations in the report focus on the need for digital fluency and “ incentivizing employees to commit to lifelong learning so they continue to develop their skills or even retrain for new roles “, as noted in this analysis. Interestingly, since January 2017 there has been a proliferation of well-researched articles, opinion pieces, and whitepapers which echo the sentiment behind this stark indictment of the current education-to-employment system.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Moreover, I would urge all learning folks to join this group—just to keep learning and evolving…and to contribute to these discussions so that we can all learn together. Here’s to continuous, lifelong learning! Collective Learning rocks!!! Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do?

Training a Specific Population – An Interview with Kelly Prince

WalkMe Training Station

Companies are taking a deep dive into employee training, knowing all too well this step of the on boarding process is the platform for success. She responded with thoughtful and incredibly detailed answers referring to her experience with the training world and even how Relias Learning can help with these challenges. Kelly Prince is a Senior Instructional Designer with Relias Learning. in Learning and Technology from Western Governors University. Take Note!

Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

CLO Magazine

They are not programmers themselves, nor do they build or operate the product. Above all, L&D must stop creating learning content and instead start directing employees (subject matter experts) to do so. In part one of this two-part article, “Managing Changes with Start-Up Thinking and Employee-Driven Learning,” I discussed the importance of getting started with employee-generated learning. This way, you locate the sweet spots of learning.

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. To master perpetual change, both people and organizations must consider learning and development as a never-ending cycle of continuous improvement. An individual who stops learning is endangering his/her career.

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

Online learning and training have become an essential part of every online business. The whole elearning market is expected to exceed $406 Billion by 2024 , and that includes both individuals and corporations spending more and more into online learning. Flexible learning schedules.

THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. Read in conjunction, the two pieces shed a lot of light not only on how today’s workplace is changing but also on its impact on how we learn. We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today’s context.