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Corporate Onboarding Programs: What You Need to Know

Roundtable Learning

Amid such change, one thing is sure: employee onboarding programs will remain vital. The best employee onboarding programs account for them all. In this article, we’ll define onboarding programs, explain why they’re important, and discuss how to establish effective onboarding. .

Using an LXP to Fix Learning Gaps in Customer and Channel Partner Education

Origin Fractal LXP

If you have some knowledge about the desktop publishing industry, you would know how important QuarkXPress was in the 80s and 90s. If you refuse to adapt to changing user requirements, do not price your product sensibly, and do not have adequate product training; be prepared to fail.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

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. Who owns the edits – you or your vendor?

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

In this article I will dive into these questions and how your LMS Feasibility Study will answer them. Let us go back to your LMS Needs Assessment , which I covered in a previous article. You can read up on these requirements in my article “8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment” Gather the responses in one master document to make it easily comparable. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Where do you draw the line?

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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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How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

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. The most common features within this area for a LMS, include 360 feedback, skill gap analysis, performance reviews and skill paths. You do not have to purchase all the modules. Some vendors (and it is gaining steam) offer “active users” Active users – People who are taking at least one course during the month.

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.

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. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? This guide will provide business reasons and practical approaches for building accessibility within your online training program.

Essential Training KPIs You Should Be Measuring

Litmos

How do you demonstrate beyond doubt that your online training strategy is providing tangible return on investment? In this article, I’ll highlight the essential online training KPIs you should be measuring. . So, how do you demonstrate that your online training program is delivering value for money? What Key Performance Indicators do you need to put in place from day one to support your business case?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. What do you think?

7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

InfoPro Learning

In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to evaluate your assets before you outsource eLearning. The eLearning content provider handles all of the eLearning content development and Project Management tasks, which gives you the chance to focus on other aspects of your eLearning program. Do you need to gather all of your resources up front, or can you wait until the next phase? You already know that your Subject Matter Expert is a treasure trove of valuable information.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

The problem with committee work is well known; in this case vendors who participated wanted the standard to make it easy for their content to be made compliant. Vendors got on board, and SCORM became a more-or-less viable mechanism. 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. A concern with what people do , not just what they learn, was also emerging.

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. Most L&D teams are just assuming that because a lot of people create videos for YouTube or Instagram, that everyone wants to do it for work, too. Here’s what they told us: You’re (probably) doing user-generated learning content wrong.

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? When you consider the unique nature of your organization, taking into account its processes and standards, and attempt to overlay off-the-shelf Learning and Development products, you will almost certainly see gaps. When creating custom eLearning with a reputable vendor, you’ll experience the added benefit of a target audience analysis.

Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results

Axonify

Why would they invite you to the really important meetings if they don’t know why you should be in the room? Since that day, I have looked for ways to put the needs of the individual—not L&D—at the center of everything I do. I’m sharing this article for both good and bad reasons. This Forbes article presents a concise history of our field that could be useful to practitioners who may be less familiar.

Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results

Axonify

Why would they invite you to the really important meetings if they don’t know why you should be in the room? Since that day, I have looked for ways to put the needs of the individual—not L&D—at the center of everything I do. I’m sharing this article for both good and bad reasons. This Forbes article presents a concise history of our field that could be useful to practitioners who may be less familiar.

ILT vs. VILT vs. eLearning vs. Video Learning: Traditional or Digital Learning

Roundtable Learning

But let’s take a deep dive into how they can add value to your training program. In this article, we’ll provide clear definitions of ILT and its digital cousins, and we’ll note important considerations for building a program anchored in each solution.

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Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

The purpose of this article is to assist you in understanding what the pieces of the solution are, along with the associated choices that you will have to make. This article is a roadmap of the decisions that you need to make along with the pros and cons of the different options that should be considered. If you develop it yourself, there are many issues to consider regarding the necessary skill sets, tools & technology, and outsourcing and teaming with experienced vendors.

Free Online Content Provokes Deep Thoughts on the Cost of Learning

CLO Magazine

With all this content up for grabs, do companies really need to pay for training any more? “It’s To close these gaps, Spencer requires them to complete free courses offered through HubSpot, one of its vendor partners, which provides free inbound marketing and sales certification training. It’s also driving LMS vendors to consider more adaptable tracking options that can organize free, self-generated and paid content into a single platform.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning. But there would still be some baseline tasks that a consultant would do in this respect. Sushant Singh Even i am interested to know about the same, can anybody help please. Never build a training program that dont have a ROI.

How the Workforce Learns: 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 investments in your most valuable assets: your people’s skills. Most L&D teams are just assuming that because a lot of people create videos for YouTube or Instagram, that everyone wants to do it for work, too. Here’s what they told us: You’re (probably) doing user-generated learning content wrong.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K., How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? The nature of employees is also undergoing a deep change – from permanent employees to freelancers, contractors, vendors, consultants, and everything in-between. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”

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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? The thing is, not all corporate training costs are incurred while training programs are in progress. The list of possible training programs can be long and overwhelming. Vetting Vendors. Not all vendors are made equal.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! Almost every profession is advancing faster than ever, and even employees in sales, service, and operational roles need regular updates on programs, processes, and core skills to stay productive and grow. The original focus of L&D was to build “programs” to solve these issues. What do people want from their learning experiences?

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What is Considered the Perfect mLearning Onboarding Strategy?

Ed App

In this article, we talk all about how to create the perfect onboarding strategy. And because of a gap in user experience, between the applications and software used at work and during personal time, is widening at an unprecedented rate? Identify the learning gap. Discuss with stakeholders, team members and anyone else involved to find out what the learners are not doing now that they should be doing in terms of the identified real problem.

LMS reports: 7 Tips to track skill development with an LMS

Matrix

Do they know how to use them on the job to tackle everyday tasks? In this article, I’ll feature 7 tips to monitor skill development with the help of a Learning Management System. But how do you know if your staff is building the skill sets their job demands? Pre-assessments serve as a benchmark for employee progress, while final exams allow you to monitor how much they have developed their skills and bridged gaps.

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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. The article also outlines the advantages of outsourcing your eLearning content development.

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?

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. And second, if you’re the kind of person who’d rather watch and listen to the interview than read the transcription, just scroll on down to the bottom of this article to watch the video version. I know, there’s a little bit of confusion there. Dr. Lee : Yeah, I think it’s still the thing to do, you know?

An Interview With An Expert: Our Chat With Brian Westfall

eFront

Potential buyers will want to vet vendor training and support options extensively to avoid these issues. Why do businesses actually turn to an LMS and what do they eventually use it most for? The worst thing a business can do is jump in and invest in a popular LMS because everyone else is using it without carefully considering: 1) what they want to use it for, 2) what their end goals are and 3) where the content will come from to support it.

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

Talented Learning

Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. This platform vendor is offering educators free access to its Course Learning Center LMS through the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Google is also doing its part to support workers and educators who need to communicate effectively in distributed environments. Need extra storage for your learning program or work files?

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. The article also outlines the advantages of outsourcing your eLearning content development.

The LTEM Training & Learning Evaluation Model

Convergence Training

A quick reminder, most of you probably know who Dr. Will Thalheimer is, he’s kind of a learning research legend. Can you tell everybody what what you were thinking and what you were trying to do when you created LTEM? So clearly, we’re not doing as well as we might be doing.

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).

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! Almost every profession is advancing faster than ever, and even employees in sales, service, and operational roles need regular updates on programs, processes, and core skills to stay productive and grow. The original focus of L&D was to build “programs” to solve these issues. What do people want from their learning experiences?

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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. There certainly were plenty of sessions and vendors ready to help make this engaging media type more mainstream. 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. Storytelling.