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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. The makers of Quark refused to create a version of the product compatible with OSX. Too few companies help salespeople learn to do this.”.

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). Deloitte (the second largest professional services network in the world) launched a digital executive training program called “The Deloitte Leadership Academy” to make training more accessible for employees by utilizing top content from business schools like Harvard, Stanford, etc. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

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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. Imagine going through a lengthy needs assessment, only to find out at the very end that an LMS is not what you need and that there are low cost alternatives that will do the job for you.

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). Deloitte (the second largest professional services network in the world) launched a digital executive training program called “The Deloitte Leadership Academy” to make training more accessible for employees by utilizing top content from business schools like Harvard, Stanford, etc. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

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.

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. When you have a training intervention, there should be a specific performance gap you want to address. The performance consulting process should have identified a specific performance gap and a clear mandate for training.

Augmented Intelligence, Not Artificial Intelligence: E-learning’s Game-Changer

Litmos

In reality, however, there are limits to what artificial intelligence can do: machines don’t make good decisions on their own, and they’re not creative. Simply put, IA pairs the things people do well (creativity, learning, and making appropriate decisions) with the things machines do well (remembering, storing and parsing data) so both humans and machines can be better at their jobs. Articles Learning Management System AI augmented intelligence eLearning

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!

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Find out what you can do. Do a google search on ‘challenges in the healthcare sector’. Also, a 2013 study by the Institute of Public Health at the University of Cambridge cited that “In response to these (healthcare) challenges, increasing numbers of medical education and CPD (Continued Professional Development) programs have adopted e-learning approaches, which have been shown to provide flexible, low-cost, user-centred, and easily updated learning.”. “…on

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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.

Developing the next generation of physician leaders

CLO Magazine

According to a 2014 Gallup Workplace article, “Why Your Workplace Wellness Program Isn’t Working,” leaders can account for up to 70 percent of the variation in how engaged employees are with their employers. In his article “What Leaders Really Do,” John P. As a matter of fact, for each individual who has studied effective leadership, their own distinct definition and version of the accompanying theory has been offered.

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. In this first article, we’ll examine MOOCs within the context of the recent rise in corporate universities, which has been driven in part by some of the same forces behind the development of MOOCs. How do MOOCs fit in with corporate universities?

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. Employees must be able to take the coursework with them wherever they go, which allows them to fill compliance knowledge gaps on the go. You’re also able to preview and edit each version to provide the best viewing experience. YouTube videos, articles, and online how-to guides are prime examples.

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. Take a look at the following strategies to create training programs for employees. Before any talent can be recognized and developed, a learning gap assessment is extremely desirable. 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. Did you know PowerPoint has a built-in picture and video compression tool? You could go into an image editing program, and the Photos app in Windows 10 is actually really good for this.

5 Questions for Making Better Customer Education Content

TechSmith Camtasia

And that’s why creating high-quality customer education content that addresses your customers’ needs, pain points, and knowledge gaps matters. For us, this takes the form of tutorial videos, help articles, in-product onboarding, webinars, blog posts, and more.” Trainers know that the best training content has a specific goal and solves a particular problem. Sometimes it’s easy to know what kind of content to create.

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.

How to design a gamified training system for the construction industry?

Disprz

The reason our training programs turn out ineffective is because there is a huge gap between what the expected work is and what we train them on. Often corporate training programs are aimed at engagement and fun, and so are kept at a level where learners find it palatable.

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. The 21st century workplace is built on changing skills that require lifelong learning and development: not doing so will result in planned obsolescence. This article was originally published on Trainingindustry.com.

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.

The Video Creator’s Guide to Working with Subject Matter Experts

TechSmith Camtasia

Being a content creator means having to know a little about a lot of things. Most of us have to be able to write, do some basic graphic design or image editing, video work, and more. That’s on top of often having to know a little something about whatever it is you’re creating content for. Imagine creating a video on how to work within a software program when you only know a few of the features. In that case, you may have to make do.

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. However, CRMs offer much more customer and demographic information that you can leverage to drive learning programs and measure their success.

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. The enterprise version of this innovative mobile course, coach and cheat-sheet app is available at no cost through June 2020. The enterprise version is available free for 90 days to any business, academic institution or school that requests a trial during the Covid-19 crisis. That’s because the always-free entry-level version provides significant value.

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. Better still, you will not have to design several versions of the online training course in order to create mobile-enabled microlearning content.

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.

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.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford

LifterLMS

Doing this also gives you insights into how to phrase your marketing message with the same emotion your audience uses to describe their problems. One great way to build up an audience and figure out if what you’re teaching is valuable is to do a free webinar or live video for someone’s community without pitching an upsell or collecting emails. You can just say, I do all of this stuff on Facebook, and then just run ads to your Facebook Ads thing. Why can I do this?”

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. With cloud-based software programs, you can evaluate progress during the learning process; reporting on attempts, result and completion times. What skills do you want each employee to learn?

How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix

LifterLMS

Melissa Love: And then before you know it, you’ve got something that’s just a bit jumbled and you’re like, “Why doesn’t it look as good as the demo?” I completely understand why people do that, but when I start a project it starts on paper.

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. 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.

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?

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

(a version of this article was originally written as background for an #OzLearn chat held on Twitter, 11th November 2014) The Power of Embedded Learning A common finding that has emerged from study after study over the past few years is that learning which is embedded in work seems to be more effective than learning away from work.

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. And we also promised that the second article would focus on some lessons from comic book design that we can apply to the design of eLearning other forms of learning. This, my friend, is that second article. Or maybe you’ve just heard of it and know it’s very well regarded.

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.

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?