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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.

Learning Management Systems: Meet the Internet of Things

Brella

Our phones, tablets, and computers give us a constant stream of information. Some examples: FitBits, Apple’s iWatch, Roku Streaming Media Players, Amazon’s Echo. What IoT Can Do . IoT is whatever you want to make it do,” says Anthony Biondi, Brella’s programming director. “It

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

The ability to track learning, critical to a Learning Management System (which really is a Course Management System), requires knowing who has done what, and how well. And we want to know whether or how well someone did for critical business skills. Articles

How the Workforce Learns in 2019: User-Generated Content

Degreed

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. Here’s what they told us: You’re (probably) doing user-generated learning content wrong.

6 tips to help you launch a successful online certification training course

TalentLMS

So, how do you launch a certification online training course for an unfamiliar audience? In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to launch it successfully, and increase your sales stats. Find the gaps in the current market.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All The Worlds A-Twitter

Learning Visions

After reading Jane Harts article Understanding Todays Learner , I realized Id better be walking the talk and trying out all the hot new "learning" tools. That sort of freaked me out and I momentarily panicked -- how do I reply back and just how did they find me so fast? (oh, Not a bad start-up time, if I do say so myself. Like Tracy Hamilton , Im enjoying the endless thought streams. I know that Karyn Romeis has a cold. Ill let you know what I decide.

Scaling with eLearning: How & Where to Grow

eFront

In this article I’ve collaborated with an industry expert and colleague of mine, Richard Anderson , and examined a few different sources of industry research to understand how and where you should be investing your eLearning allocated L&D budget. Our eLearning Program is ready, what now?

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. I know, there’s a little bit of confusion there. Or more so the technology behind it, which is on-demand streaming (video).

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Create an online career center that features professional development programs and other career resources for young professionals. Industry trends job-seekers must know. In a recent Associations Now article , they referred to their strategy as “priming the pump.” A targeted newsletter and streaming video series helps them build rapport with prospects. Skills gap assessments—along with continuing education recommendations to fill in gaps.

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How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona

LifterLMS

The biggest lesson Joe learned from making the switch is that customers do not care about the vehicle that gets them to the destination, rather they care about getting to the destination itself. Basically I was doing my online courses on the side. I know when it’s coming.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

This article is an interview (in text and video format–scroll to the bottom for the video version) with Emily Wood, who is her own “elearning department of one” at a non-profit based in Portland, Oregon. Getting to Know Emily and Her Work in L&D.

How to Create a Culture of Learning at Your Association

WBT Systems

“We don’t know everything that we need to know today to accomplish our mission.” Tyler Palmer believes his colleagues at Patreon must “evolve and adapt to a never-ending stream of new problems to solve.” The only way to do that is to cultivate a culture of learning. As a bonus, by showing your members how your association is developing a culture of learning, you can encourage them to do the same. Encourage staff to audit your educational programs.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Selling, Developing, and Delivering a Modern Learning Program for Financial Services (Free for ATD members) Disruption is the new normal in the financial services industry, and that’s made learning and development more important than ever.

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. But let’s skip the debate and see what’s out there: D2L impressed by infusing video throughout learning programs via its Brightspace LMS. Storytelling.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

I come from an old-school approach: I sort of understand the technology, but I leave the graphics and programming expertise to others. The programming skills should be left to the programmers. This article focused more on what instructional designers should not be (lone gunmen).

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s about the things leaders do to transform values into actions, vision into realities, and challenges into opportunities. How do you move the discussion forward? Free for ATD members) Do you ever wonder what hiring managers are looking for in talent development professionals?

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

Learning Visions

Why do companies continue to pay huge dollars for products that are now being offered for free? Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. That means your IT department has to know how to do all the code. Do you think were at a tipping point? or course I don't know that for sure.it's a hunch). of course I don't know that for sure.it's a hunch). I do know that reporting is crucial.

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. Needless to say, they have many certification and annual refresher training programs. If you do a lot of regulatory training, now might be a good time to rethink your elearning strategy. Great article.