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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Leadership Lessons from Your Dog: Be Doggedly Determined. Ok, I admit, I’m a dog person, so I love these articles. This article outlines several ways to offer your content more cost-effectively and incorporate new content without big investments.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. It’s not a long article, but there are lot of meaty ideas that can help you look at how your team is performing today and identify some fundamental changes that could make a big difference in your strategy for people development.

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5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

Inspired by a Google News search for “training” (that came up with absolutely zero results in the first several pages related to employee software adoption) in this article, I zoom out and take a look at what is happening in the news and what we can learn from the many aspects of training in other industries. Develop training programs for the entire job so that employees are not left clueless at a time when they need a specific but less demanded skill most.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. 11 Leadership Lessons from Puppy Training. OK, I’m a sucker for puppies, but this article has some great reminders of what good leadership means, especially for trainers. Any training program faces the challenge of prioritization. This article offers some advice on the question.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

His learning program boasts over 10,000 active users going through his training program. These three tools used together are powering some of the most robust LearnDash powered programs to date. The best way to do that was to get the program online, in a way that all of our different program members could interact with it and we’ve run thousands and thousands of guys through our program and the results are fantastic.

eLearning: Add Some Character to Your Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The good news is that both Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate offer some awesome, and most importantly, free Characters--out of the box. Let's take a look at the Character features in both programs. While Characters have been around for several years in Captivate, and in both versions of Storyline, the images below are taken from the most recent versions of both programs, Captivate version 8; Storyline version 2.

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How To Create Custom Lesson Layouts for Your LearnDash Courses

LearnDash

The good news is that using a program like LearnDash, adding your own unique “flavor” to your courses is quite easy given the flexibility of WordPress. Simply put, if you want to create a professional layout for your lessons, then Visual Composer is the way to go. On this page is where you can select to apply Visual Composer to LearnDash custom post types (Courses, Lessons, Topics, Quizzes, etc.).

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8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training

The Learning Dispatch

Before the pandemic response and reset to ‘work-from-home’ by organizations of all sizes and models, learning designers and HR professionals often struggled with how to take an existing, effective classroom training program and offer to learners online – or whether it made sense to do so at all.

The Perks of Offering Training Programs for Retail Employees

SweetRush

Training programs for retail employees can turn millenials and Gen Z—who are becoming the largest age group in the industry’s workforce—from casual workers to loyal associates. The post The Perks of Offering Training Programs for Retail Employees appeared first on SweetRush.

Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable

Everwise

The good news is that the research is clear: Diverse companies perform better. Elizabeth Borges, Program Manager for EverwiseWomen , says, she’d already been looking for better ways to bring men into the conversation around gender parity in the workplace long before the Harvard Business Review article was published. The post Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable appeared first on Everwise. Achieving gender parity in the workplace has never been a simple goal.

September News and Notes

AXIOM Learning Solutions

But did you know that aside from staffing your project with the perfect consultant, we can also tailor a program for you? We can’t wait to tell you how excited we are to customize your learning program! Another bit of fun news, we were published again! Happy (almost) Fall!

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. In it, Microassist Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny briefly introduces a list of diverse, informative, and recently published articles related to learning and development. Program Design (11). Program Design.

Happy Holidays! December News and Notes

AXIOM Learning Solutions

We had a really fun article published in the Training Industry’s July/August magazine, called “The Learning Smoothie” that talks about how customizing your learning program is just as personal – and essential – as making your own breakfast shake. We updated our website, and added a few new sections on our Custom Learning Solutions, our new “4D” design process, and a page to showcase the many other types of learning programs we can offer.

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6 Brilliant Leadership Lessons from World Champion Steve Kerr

Learnloft

News broke that Kerr was stepping away from coaching the team in the NBA playoffs because of nagging pain from back and neck surgery. One offseason he went to see Pete Carroll the Seattle Seahawks head coach and Carroll taught him an important lesson: “Your leadership approach has to reflect your identity.” ” This article originally appeared on Inc.com. There are leaders, then there are great leaders.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation. In blended learning , asynchronous and synchronous learning elements are being combined as part of one training program. For example, part of the training program is an in-person seminar or event.

7 Leadership Lessons You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way

Learnloft

” The great news is no matter how far along you are in your leadership journey, there is always time to improve and make changes to become a better leader. ” A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. If you have taken the assessment or you just want to take advantage of our special offer for the brand new ‘Welder Leader Program’ check it out Here. Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader.

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast, Jon talks about that “crucible of leadership,” how he rebuilt himself and his team in the wake of his failure and how they came to establish the Discover College Commitment, an industry-leading tuition assistance program that all Discover employees are eligible for starting on their first day. We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset.

Adopting a modern apprenticeship model

CLO Magazine

The modern apprenticeship program model is focused on in-demand jobs and provides both on-the-job training and classroom instruction. News & World Report , and 30 percent going on to earn a bachelor’s degree in four years, according to an analysis of U.S. Incorporating many of the lessons learned from the Swiss vocational education and training process, Here to Here launched a new apprenticeship program in 2019 with 85 apprentices.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/8/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Changing the Rules: Lessons from a Starfish World - Chang This. Such seemingly dissimilar groups as the Apache Indians, music swapping programs, Wikipedia, Alcoholics Anonymous and Al Queda have one thing in common: they are all starfish. eLearning Guide - US News and World Report. Includes articles and top 20 lists

LXP: Reimagining Employee Learning Experiences in Corporations

PSB

Efficient employee training programs include a variety of media including online articles, podcasts, blog posts, videos, online courses, and so on. Different types of media in an employee training program make it suitable for a wide variety of learners, whether their learning style is visual, auditory, or kinetic. . When an employee signs in, an LXP personally greets them and provides the option to search through lessons, videos, and other learning content.

Detox from Compliance Training in 2019, plan right for 2020!

GRC Solutions

The next question I asked myself was, “How can I create an effective compliance training program that takes into account the quiet times of the year?” Nowadays, I help clients and partners construct effective compliance training programs based on my corporate and regulatory experience as well as working for a regulator. These lessons have served me well since I understand the landscape that organizations work in and what is required from our regulators.

A Sneak Peak on eFrontPro

eFront

This is the first of a series of articles in which we will be analyzing the following features of eFront: Part 1 – User interface (UI). You will now be able to manage both your online and offline training programs. If you want to use eFront to resell courses we have some great news for you! The bigger architectural change in eFrontPro though is the merging of Lessons and Courses to one entity. eLearning News Tools

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How Will Covid-19 Affect the Future of Online Education?

LearnDash

Any individual who feels sick needs to be able to exercise caution and stay home without it impacting their ability to take lessons. According to a 2015 article in The Atlantic, a new MicroMasters program at MIT attracted 1.3 That’s good news. The main lesson we’re all learning from the current situation is that we need strong online educational infrastructure to support learners and educators alike—not just now, but for the future as well.

Supercharge Your Learning with Degreed Takeaways

Degreed

I was in a graduate program, so everyday, I would come home from school and tell my kids what I had learned that day. I progressed through the program, graduated and got a job. I am able to share some good lessons with my children. It’s sad to me how many times I think about what I learned after I read an article and I come up blank. I have to scan the article again, extract a meaningful quote or theme. Click the button below to add this article to Degreed!

The Language of Business

CLO Magazine

However, in 2016 Gonçalves’ group conducted a review of the language training program and found it came up short. The programming took a one-size-fits-all approach that wasn’t meeting every learner’s needs, and the vendor didn’t provide enough metrics to track learners’ progress. Campari partnered with Voxy in April 2017 to deliver an eight-month English language pilot program for 30 employees to test its impact. It was an important part of the program,” she said.

College Students Take a Swing at Running a Baseball Team

CLO Magazine

Before purchasing the team, the university already had an internship program with the baseball team until it ceased operations in 2015. Even the hiring process is handled by student leaders of the program who act as recruiters. Besides the obvious appeal of this program, it offers students a unique position of authority over game-day operations that they would rarely get through most internships. “We

Using Content Curation for eLearning in the Workplace

ProProfs

One great thing about content curation is that it keeps the learning materials contextualized, which is important in increasing the relevance of your L&D programs. With content curation, you can give them eLearning content that covers a wide array of perspectives and topics they need for them to understand their lessons better. With this, through your LMS, you can aggregate articles, short video clips, and PDFs that talk about these topics.

What is Microlearning?

Grovo

For a long time, most workplace training programs ignored that basic fact. Much of the training employees sat through was time-consuming and nowhere near the situations in which the lessons could be applied. Fellow busy people, we have good news: that era is over. Check out some of these articles to find out how. Learning at work is all about getting better at what you do.

A Sneak Peek at eFrontPro

eFront

This is the first of a series of articles in which we will be analyzing the following features of eFront: Part 1 – User interface (UI). You will now be able to manage both your online and offline training programs. If you want to use eFront to resell courses we have some great news for you! The bigger architectural change in eFrontPro though is the merging of Lessons and Courses to one entity. eLearning News Tools announcement efrontpro

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Welcome to the Rise of eLearnings!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

www.community.articulate.com/articles. Articulate Rise has 5 pre-built lesson types that include: Quizzes (of course!). This allows you to do so much for your learning program. Simply drag lessons to rearrange their order.

Why Virtual Learning Is More Than Just VILT: Myths And Truths

Obsidian Learning

There are still some common misconceptions about virtual learning, though—what it is and what it isn’t, when it can and cannot be effective—that are worth unpacking in this first article in our series about virtual learning. Good news!

How to Create the Best Online Courses for Higher Education

Hurix Digital

The good news is that online course developers are leveraging technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality to make online learning programs more contextual, relevant, real-time and interesting. Related: 10 Reasons Every University Must Invest in Online Program Development.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

On the other hand, a social networking tool might involve asking learners to share interesting related news articles to your Facebook group, or creating a special networking group on LinkedIn for course graduates. When you decide to try the latter, consider test running it as an extra credit program so you can see how well it works before incorporating it into the main course. A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom.

How to Make The Best Online Courses for Higher Education

Hurix Digital

The good news is that online course developers are leveraging technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality to make online learning programs more contextual, relevant, real-time and interesting. Gone are the days of static online courses.

If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

Being the good L&D person you are, you put together a training program. You design the program with engaging interactions. Organizations can continue to close down shop for a “day of training”, but be aware – while this looks good on the nightly news, it will do nothing to solve the overall problems. Traditional approach: The organization requested a multi-day certification program.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

In this article, she talks about the journey towards digital learning in academic settings and offers some key lessons she has learned along the way. As I worked on improving my technology skills, here are some lessons I learned along the way. Well, good news: your online materials don’t need to be perfect either. My love of technology and willingness to try new tools allowed me to create a delightfully fluid environment for the master’s program I coordinate.

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? White House Launches Cyber Reskilling Program.” The good news is that employees are eager to learn and generally buy into a lifelong learning approach. But leaders are hesitant to build a robust program to reskill employees who may later leave the company. We’ll all get to see what works, what doesn’t and what lessons are learned as the government and other organizations build and share their reskilling efforts.