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8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? In this article I will review what needs to be considered for a thorough Needs Analysis with the effect that as an organization you are able to make the most educated choice when selecting your new Learning Platform.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

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?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

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?

Training is Organizational Change

Litmos

That is, the introduction of any such program requires change management. In a recent article , The Great Training Robbery, Harvard professor Michael Beer and colleagues Finnstrom and Schrader document the case that much of learning interventions are wasted. What 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.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

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. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. So thats one version. So thats the second version. So youve got one version thats pretty rough around the edges and one version thats smooth and polished. They piloted these two versions and got feedback.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

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." The article gives no specifics, making me wonder if the threat is real or just imagined by the corporate control freaks. Of course, no company can do so, but many of them still try.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Performance Learning Productivity

The Research A 2009 study by the Learning & Development Roundtable, a division of the Corporate Executive Board, reported that on-the-job learning had three times the impact on performance improvement over formal training programs.

8 budget-friendly ways to modernize compliance training

TalentLMS

Is your compliance online training program showing its age? In this article, I’ll share 8 budget-friendly ways to modernize your compliance training program. You’re also able to preview and edit each version to provide the best viewing experience.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

In this series, we’ll explore some major Megatrends in how and why MOOCs are being used in corporate training and development programs. How do MOOCs fit in with corporate universities?

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Strategies to promote learning for nurturing talent

eFront

In this article, we determine how training programs can promote talent in employees. Organizations are now spending top dollar in learning and training programs for continuing professional development. How do employees need to handle irate customers?

How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Adding to your file size means that your presentation is likely to sit on the unfriendly size of email etiquette, but it also means your PowerPoint will run a lot slower (and it may crash – see this article for more on that ). The content from the video can be found in the article below.

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. This article was originally published on Trainingindustry.com.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

Now, businesses large and small are expanding their internal training programs to serve the serve the needs of learning audiences outside of organizational walls. Meanwhile, for the brave souls who do respond, extended enterprise learning programs can be an eye-opening experience.

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

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.

The Simple Predictors of Future Career Success

Learnloft

All this in an effort to help professionals be better versions of themselves as long as they are willing to put in the effort to listen and be curious. Persistence is actually defined as: the quality that allows someone to continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult or opposed by other people. I tell my team all the time, “If building a business or leading a team were easy, everyone would do it.”

Why should you invest in eLearning?

TalentLMS

Also, training can be deployed as soon as a gap in performance is detected. Access to the required information There is a difference between “good to know” and “need to know” information. Simply edit and create a new version and deploy it online.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Because this is what we wanted to do for you when we thought about creating this list of the best 75 online courses for freelancers. Before we begin, though, bookmark this page, because you never know when you might need one of the courses on this list. Learn how you can do it.

7 Ways To Use LMS Metrics To Create More Targeted eLearning Resources

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll share seven tips to transform LMS metrics into a targeted plan of eLearning action. In addition to programming your online training course for multi-browser compatibility, you can develop browser extensions. Fortunately, the LMS allows you to do just that.

5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development

GoConqr

With the emergence of new cloud-based software platforms, training companies face the threat of being replaced by online versions, especially for knowledge based training. Tracking Performance : A training program is not effective unless the progress is tracked.

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. Dr. Lee : Yeah, I think it’s still the thing to do, you know?

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 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.

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.

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.

Why should you invest in eLearning?

TalentLMS

Also, training can be deployed as soon as a gap in performance is detected. Access to the required information There is a difference between “good to know” and “need to know” information. Integrating a “learning by doing” style in eLearning through the concept of constructionism is the new hype. Flexibility in progressing through the course as well as deciding where to begin (skipping material we already know) is motivating to us.

How (and Why) You Should Promote Informal Learning with Trainees (and the Boss)

Mindflash

Do they learn more about their job from formal training (classroom, online, etc.) or do they learn more informally (from peers, managers, etc.)? In the past many companies viewed informal learning as a negative reflection on their formal training programs.

14 Influencers Who Will Help You Be a Better Leader

Learnloft

” I know with 100 percent certainty that this world needs more optimism and positivity. Her brand new book, The Leadership Gap goes a level deeper than most writers are willing to go. His books and programs have motivated, inspired, and changed millions of lives. One of my favorite Tony quotes: “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.”

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The Corporate eLearning Ecosystem Explained

LearnUpon

You might love to keep up to date with the newest releases at the movies, but do you know your gaffer from your key grip? In order to do this, we’ve divided the ‘ecosystem’ into sections to reduce the complexity. xAPI is a more stable version of SCORM 1.2

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

You can find the latest version of it here. In addition to van Merrianboer and Norman, dont miss Writing Training Materials That Work: How to train anyone to do anything by Foshay and Silber. The book builds on the 4C/ID model described in the 2002 article that John Curry linked to.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. 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. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. We all do it.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

So easy to clip from articles online, jot down to do lists, and tag and organize it all. The desktop version synchs to the web which synchs to my iPod Touch. Delicious Tag articles as you go. My iPod Touch I know that this is a piece of hardware, but it makes learning and recording information on the fly a breeze, at least when theres wireless around. What tools do you use? (I I would add Captivate and Jing.man do I use Jing!