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3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

It fails to engage; it fails to enhance employees’ knowledge and skills; it fails to provide meaningful learning experiences. Here are some of the most common: There are no defined learning objectives, or the learning objectives aren’t aligned with your business goals. Employees do not have the opportunity to apply what they learn to real-world problems and situations. Here are three reasons you need to reinvent your training programs.

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. Learning.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. Post from: The eLearning Coach 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory. If you do not know the ADL, they are a part of the U.S. We all do it.

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What is Considered the Perfect mLearning Onboarding Strategy?

Ed App

This is the age of Mobility. Wondering what ‘Mobility’ is? Well, are you looking up this post from your mobile device? Or maybe you are on your desktop or laptop, and your tablet or mobile device might be just around you. Yes, it’s that easy and that’s mobility for you. Mobility is intricately woven into our existence today. In this article, we talk all about how to create the perfect onboarding strategy. What is Mobile Learning or mLearning?

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. 57% of respondents use Facebook Mobile.

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

Upside Learning

These devices, with their immense potential to enhance learning, are on the cusp of something profound; be it in the classrooms or the boardrooms. Also, learn about some interesting tidbits on blended learning and content authoring. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Mobile Learning: Are We On the Cusp of Something Big? We’re at just that point now with mobile learning. Know more.

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Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

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

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. In his masterpiece Future Shock, Alvin Toffler has noted how the most literate persons of 21st century will not be those who can read or write, but those who can “learn, unlearn and relearn.”. Learning is getting experiential. Organizations are smart enough to see through this shift — traditional course-based learning is on its way out, skill-based learning is creeping in! What can we do for them?

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

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. In his masterpiece Future Shock, Alvin Toffler has noted how the most literate persons of 21st century will not be those who can read or write, but those who can “learn, unlearn and relearn.”. Learning is getting experiential. Organizations are smart enough to see through this shift — traditional course-based learning is on its way out, skill-based learning is creeping in! What can we do for them?

Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year

Litmos

Is your training program ready for the new year? LinkedIn’s Workplace Learning Report shows increased budgets, less worry among L&D leaders about not having enough funds, and more support for training from the C-Suite. spending on training programs is down overall by about 5%, but a large number of organizations are upping their budgets modestly and 46% report that their budget is holding steady. Here's a paper outlining five essential skills you need to do it well.

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. Understand the learning needs and preferences of your employees.

The Most Popular Blog Posts for 2016

Litmos

The act of reflection is a major learning theme for me this year and reviewing the year's blog posts is a great reflection exercise. How to Improve Learning Retention by Over 300% - Hint: Don't Bore Me! I'm always looking for new innovative learning solutions to share with the L&D industry and this got me thinking of a lot of things. But into what, nobody really knows. One thing is clear, the work we do as instructional designers has been disrupted.

How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

LMS – Learning Management System – most commonly sought out by folks. LCMS – Learning Content Management System – going the way of the dodo bird. M-Learning- Mobile Learning. This means the system can be viewed via a mobile device. E-Learning – Online Learning. Many people confuse the term thinking it means electronic learning and thus will boost that they were doing e-learning 20 years ago or even longer.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This August 21 article posted by Sharon Gaudin in Information Week reports that Half of Companies are Blocking Facebook: "Employers are increasingly blocking access to Facebook because theyre concerned about the time wasted and the information leaked when workers use social networks on company time." Of course, no company can do so, but many of them still try.

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. 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. Trainers and new hires must know exactly what productivity targets to hit and how long they have to achieve them.

How to Create Online Course Modules for Employee Training

Hurix Digital

A recent survey conducted by Deloitte shows that when it comes to benefits, young professionals find ‘opportunity to learn’ to be the most desirable than any other reward or incentive. Here, in this article we look at How to Create an Online Course Module for Employee Training and Learning.

How to help the modern learners with microlearning

Ed App

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. . 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. Why mobile learning and micro-learning are suited for the modern learner.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

In the past, we’ve plotted these predictions through dead reckoning – relying on our experience living, eating and breathing online learning all day, every day throughout the year. The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them.

Why You Should Make Data-Driven Decisions

Ed App

EdApp introduced data-driven authoring to better learning experiences and further revolutionise microlearning. . The feature utilises live usage data providing detailed insights into the needs and preferences of learners for the best learning experience possible. This article will outline how microlearning generates data to be utilised by learning and development professionals when making important decisions. Filled Gaps in Learning.

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.

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!

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? We’ve put together a quick summary of what the experts are saying about general trends for eLearning solutions and analysed how these might impact your association, so you can focus on innovating and developing your education programs in 2017. So what do you need to know?

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

New post Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget on 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. How do you keep your A-Team up to speed? The ROI for eLearning always adds up, and since budgets are low, many turn to self-paced learning as a lower cost solution. ” There is a lot we can do to address these concerns.

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.

An Interview With An Expert: Our Chat With Brian Westfall

eFront

In the past, you’ve found that mobile learning is not as popular as perceived, while all trends show mobile is the future. Businesses want to get that experience right first before turning their attention to mobile. Another factor here could be the challenge of optimizing courses for mobile devices. LMSs are offering better responsive design options, so hopefully, this encourages more mobile course development in the future. Is Mobile Learning the future?

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

In the past, we’ve plotted these predictions through dead reckoning – relying on our experience living, eating and breathing online learning all day, every day throughout the year. The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them.

Microlearning In Healthcare Industry Training

Ed App

In this article, we outline the key areas of microlearning that can impact healthcare professionals. Learning in Context. A recent study by ATD showed that learners tend to forget nearly 80% of what they learn within 30 days unless the knowledge is put to practice. This ‘forgetting curve’ has nothing to do with the quality of the training provided but rather the way our brains work. You can also try EdApp’s Mobile LMS and authoring tool for free by signing up here.

The Benefits of a Microlearning Journey

Ed App

According to Hermann Ebbinghaus, a German psychologist who pioneered the experimental study of memory, human beings forget 80% of what they’ve learned in 30 days unless there is an effort to retain it. For corporate organizations who are yet to implemented microlearning into their eLearning programs, it might seem that microlearning is hyped more than it is worth. This gives them the freedom to learn wherever they want, whenever they want to, and not necessarily on-the-job.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

As you know, there are many new technologies available now or coming soon that may influence learning and development in different ways. So many that it’s a little hard to keep track of them all, not to mention have an understanding of what they are and just exactly what influences they may have on workforce learning and development. And with that said, let’s start learning about disruptive technologies and their use in learning and development from Dr. Lee.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. 1) LEARNING TECHNOLOGY OFFERS.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

It enables the Learning and Development teams to focus on the next level of tasks including strategic planning, determining ways to measure the effectiveness of learning, analyzing program usage, and exploration on what more is possible. In this article, I will share my “cheat sheet” that you can use to evaluate and select the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. Do ascertain what they “do not do”!

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

EI Design

It enables the Learning and Development teams to focus on the next level of tasks including strategic planning, determining ways to measure the effectiveness of learning, analyzing program usage, and exploration on what more is possible. In this article, I will share my “cheat sheet” that you can use to evaluate and select the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. Do ascertain what they “do not do”!

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

We know it’s effective in educating – Ebbinghaus forgetting curve be dammed when there a good story behind the learning. And who better to learn about storytelling than from Pixar , the studio that creates perhaps some of the most entertaining and memorable animated films. It should also be noted that it takes about four years (seven for Coco ) for Pixar to complete a film; it’s hard to find a learning program that has the luxury of even four months.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

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