How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling


More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better.

What NOT to do in L&D


As do most articles in the L&D space, I frequently talk about what we should do. And, it occurred to me, that I could (and should) also talk about what we shouldn’t do. First, don’t stop doing courses. Of course, when they’re done, do them right!

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


My biggest take away from working with L&D professionals throughout 2017 is that learning is a process and not an event yet most training organizations don’t know how to bridge that gap. According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”.

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How to Stop Worrying About a Jobless Future? An article from Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy


This article has been originally published in Bdaily Business News. Here are some extracts of the article: “We all know that Artificial Intelligence and automation are coming at us at breakneck speed. One problem: we’re not doing that yet.

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7 Leadership Lessons You Can From a Great CEO


Here are seven of his best leadership lessons, drawn from our conversation: 1. ” If you are running a company and haven’t defined your purpose for existence beyond making money, don’t do another thing. ” One of the best ways to surround yourself with better people is to know your strengths and then hire people around you who excel in your areas of weakness. Humans have enormous instinctual power to know who is the real deal.

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. This, my friend, is that second article. Or maybe you’ve just heard of it and know it’s very well regarded.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

Roxanne raises her voice and says "Do you realize that each time you gave me a compliment, etc. According to Bridget Murray in her article "What Makes Mental Time Travel Possible?," "Memory allows us to mentally travel backward in time as well as into the future.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. Think Beer - Rapid eLearning Blog , July 13, 2010 Did you know that Portland, Oregon has more than 30 breweries? might not like every beer that I taste, but I do enjoy the diversity in flavor.

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One Great Leadership Lesson From Two CEO’s with Massively Results


Having said that, there is no way a gap that large between the CEO and the median worker provides a positive culture or an engaged work force. Know what fills people up. I could go on and on, but the important thing is you have a conversation with your people to know what fulfills them at work. Once you know these things, then and only then can you create a personal development plan filled with opportunities to help them become the best versions of themselves.

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What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning


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. . How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

12 Myths About LMS Best Practices – You Should Know


In this article, we shall explore a few of them. In fact, there are instances you do not need an instructor at all. Traditional learning modules are typically replete with lengthy lessons, long hours of learning and pages of information. Therefore, short and condensed lessons are the ideal fits for them. This will also help you identify the critical gaps in your course modules and fill them. Also, make sure that you do not bind the pupils to rigid schedules.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?


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.

The Advantages of Building Curiosity into Learning and 7 Ways to Do It.

Rob Hubbard

He emphasises the importance of not doing something ‘as we have always done it’ but to question and challenge the status quo. This article on, sums it up nicely: Curiosity makes your mind active instead of passive. by Tess Robinson, Director LAS.

Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

What is digital learning, and how do you get on the digital bandwagon? This skills gap goes all the way through education and training, from schools to the workplace. The report also found that 50% of employers have a digital skills gap. Where do you need to get to?

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.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?


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.

Is your learning path a mission toward the best customer experience?


Some learning paths don’t seem to be bridging that gap for employees. Know your customer experience mission. But that’s only possible if every single person knows what that experience is supposed to be. Will these skills and lessons support our customer experience mission?”

New thoughts on design thinking


In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. As an aside, given that you don’t know the answer when you start, it’s also learning, but informal, not formal.). Design processes should help us do this.

Starting as a Revolutionary


That is, you’re not going into this with an explicit mandate to do that L&D stuff – training and maybe some eLearning – but to make the change. In all those cases, we don’t know the answer when we start, so it’s learning, but it’s not formal learning. People need to be doing things!

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning


Fortunately, they have technology on their side, and they know how to use it. In fact, it’s best to stick to just one subject and focus on the bare necessities, such as the key takeaways that learners need to know to carry out a task.

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 3. Tie Learning to Performance Goals

Challenge to Learn

Now the question is how to do it? Identify what people need to do (instead of need to know), translate them into actions. need to know, add that information. Create learning objectives based on identified business goals (in terms of what people need to do).

Pick of the Month: September 2012

Jane Hart

So this time I am simply going to list my 5 favourites articles from last month, once again with some “soundbites” If you’d like to see what else I found of interest in September, you can see the articles listed in my 2012 Reading List.

How Important is the Design Phase?


If you do not complete the Design Phase the right way, you will end up with cost-overruns of re-work, redefining the project scope, and lots of stress. . How do you know if you have completed the Design Phase properly? We call this separation, Need to Know and Good to Know.

The role of L&D in achieving transversal business acumen


Making big decisions fast and knowing when something is a major game changer and when it is just a fad is crucial to the present day leader. Evaluate the whole process described above and learn any valuable lesson it had presented. Knowing yourself as well as the market.

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Who even takes notes anymore … #OpenBlog19

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I never learned anything in those lessons. I could read back my notes and barely remember anything I’d written, even important dates or people or events (history), even the spelling mistakes I’d corrected I couldn’t remember doing. How do you listen and filter out what’s important and what you keep on paper? Hence why I did so badly, I didn’t know what it meant to be an independent thinker / note-taker / learner.

5 Characteristics of Leaders People Want to Follow


and Fast Company articles listing the common traits of truly exceptional people – leadership advice is in no short supply. Even our very own guest blogger, Ed Nathanson, has drawn parallels and leadership lessons from some of our favorite characters from Star Wars, The Game of Thrones, Karate Kid, DC and Marvel (and he’s just getting started!). The abundance of articles covering the dos and don’ts of leadership aren’t going anywhere anytime soon – which is a good thing.

4 Ways to ? ROI on Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Do your employees suffer from the very real challenge of low knowledge retention? Perhaps your employees feel that they have no choice but to leave because after, however many hours of training, they still don’t understand how to do their own jobs. Learning by Doing.

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4 Key Benefits of Custom eLearning Solutions

Obsidian Learning

So what does my laundry have to do with custom eLearning? The decision comes down to: What do I REALLY want? What do I want to achieve? Each lesson was gamified and designed as a highly interactive experience. And we are back at the big question: What do you really want?

LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

Last month, the company announced Skills Insights, a set of tools that let you examine your company’s skills and promote courses based on known skills gaps. Big Think: 500 short-form, actionable video lessons to stay ahead of business changes and stimulate agility in the workforce.

12 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 26

Upside Learning

What’s interesting is the pace at which they appear to be doing so. Know how small businesses are harnessing mobile technologies for carrying out their work. There I Was”: Lessons Learned Converting Instructor-based Pilot Training to Blended Learning. Know more.

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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. What skills do people need to enter a career in your industry, advance their career, or improve business success? What did they need to learn to do their current job?

How to Leverage your LMS to Create a Blended Learning Environment

Hurix Digital

Here, in this article we look at ways how you can leverage your LMS to create a blended learning environment. Virtual Classroom Functionality : This functionality in an LMS allows learners to log-in and remotely attend instructor-led lessons.

Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

If you want to determine the worth of what you are getting, do analyze the provider’s methodology. You know why I discussed my case here? articles/developing-effective-training-strategy. [3]

Digitization, individualization and self-determined learning belong together

Adobe Captivate

Digitization is a completely different way of teaching and learning, because when individualization and self-determined learning do not belong together, you don’t use 90% of the benefits of digital technology. They create, dialogues, texts, audios, videos, texts with gaps, etc.,

5 inspiring microlearning examples (with added tips and tricks!)


Why it works: It’s pared right back to only the practical content the user needs to do their job. Only addresses what the user really needs to know. It includes a jump menu so users can jump to the section they need or use it to know where they are and what’s left.