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Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. This project provided many lessons that became apparent through the analysis of the RFI responses.

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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. This article makes an excellent point I’ve rarely seen articulated elsewhere.

More Management Lessons From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

Lublin says more about this in an article for The Huffington Post. She says in that post that businesses should learn three major financial lessons from nonprofits: 1. Well run non-profits do not waste anything; they keep operating expenses at a minimum and apply most of every dollar to programs and services. Businesses often let the trappings of success consume resources with little left to attract and keep customers.

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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.

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eLearning: Add Some Character to Your Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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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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. Any training program faces the challenge of prioritization.

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

What are some of the useful resources available on this subject that could benefit learning professionals? Below are some of the interesting resources (from a big list we examined in this exploratory journey) on this subject that we would like to share with you. Articles/Posts.

5 training articles we’re falling hard for this autumn season

Cloudshare

For training and learning & development leaders, fall is a great time to prepare for next year’s programs, and perhaps revisit the current strategies you have in place to determine it makes sense for your organization’s annual goals. Did we miss any of your favorite articles?

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. Resources. E-learning We Listen, Consult, Solve training programs for retail employees

10 Training Resources You Can’t Miss in Our Virtual Training Leader’s Summer Kit

Cloudshare

Whether you’re the head of training and education, a chief learning officer or even a new training manager, you know just how important and valuable innovative training programs are for your company. Make (training program) waves by following, reading and listening to.

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Tips for Creating an Effective Digital Government Training Program

eThink Education

Organizations of all types and sizes typically require a training solution that provides employees with the resources and skills to effectively perform their tasks and duties. Security is one of the top concerns for a government training program.

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. If you want to read further articles you will find many more that I have saved in my 2012 Reading List.

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. Program Design (11).

20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know

Pinlearn

Online educational resources for students are becoming increasingly valuable in the 21 st century. Massive Open Online Courses, online academies & software have sprung up as the most logical evolutionary entities that can help students focus on self-driven instructions, customized content and resource management. In this post, I shall give a brief rundown of 20 free educational resources for students. Scientific articles, magazines & standards are usually expensive.

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. Because that’s the whole point of this article.

Pathway to Excellence through eLearning Programs

TalentLMS

What major factors and key roles need to be considered when creating learning and development programs (L&D) that lead to excellence? In this article, we’ll share with you the primary factors and stakeholders that enable an organization to achieve excellence.

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.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

I’ve been to a lot of conference sessions around this and I’ve captured a bunch of really great resources below. Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010 I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions.

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10 eLearning Resources for Teachers to Use in the Upcoming Academic Year

DigitalChalk eLearning

And this is because students are expecting to be surprised with innovative lessons and learning materials. Just browse through them and pick the most suitable ones for your lesson plans. Use this tool to create attractive lessons and evaluations.

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

CLO Magazine

We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset. Jon really wanted to rethink that when he was at Discover and put in place a pretty impressive program to do that. We talked about the tuition assistance program.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

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.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Engaging eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

Object Lesson: Use an “object lesson” approach to gain attention: this can be done just as easily in eLearning as in the classroom. A lot of courses start out with statistics or reasons why a program or product exists. All of us have experienced dry, boring, painful eLearning.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. Know your competition and their programs. Define your online learning program’s focus.

14 Professional Development Opportunities Outside Work

KnowledgeCity

Many organizations have formal employee training programs to augment professional development. Explore Online Resources and Opportunities. Robust learning resources like KnowledgeCity are inexpensive and highly effective ways to enhance your professional growth.

Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Here are some excerpts from the article: Rapid e-Learning as a term is an oxymoron. Our e-Learning programs are at least 50% heavier than they should really be (too much content).

Three Ways to Integrate Off-The-Shelf Content Into Your Existing Training

Litmos

It was your teacher’s job to integrate the textbook into her existing lesson plan, using a pre-made resource to back up the other materials she was using in class. Those organizations may not be willing to completely replace their current training programs.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

First thought that came to mind was, “Yeah right, unless you’re a seasoned pro at programming!” I’m not new to Flash or HTML, but Dave’s article along with supporting Screenr screencasts inspired me to give it a try.

Monday Morsels – Avoid Employee Lawsuits and Breaches In Security

Edmego Learning

This article was really well written and highlighted a critical need. Lawyer : Do you have in place a training program to minimize security threats? Lesson : Don’t believe you have compliance training and policy tracking. Monday Morsels.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Webinars – participating in a Web-based program using video conferencing software; usually a one-session offering by an expert on a specific topic. Business case-study – drawing lessons from discussing the documented story of actual events in another organization.

eLearning Engagement: A Formula for Success

LearnUpon

In this article, we’ll explain the golden rules of learning engagement. It should be noted that the methods mentioned in this article can be adapted and applied to any type of training. Engagement is a very broad subject, far too broad to cover in one article. LMS Resources

Online Course Idea: Language Hacking

LearnDash

However, there is one resource you can use to give you a head start, and that’s the popular “ How to Learn Any Language in 3 Months ” article by Tim Ferris. The article is fantastic and already outlines the key words you’ll need to teach in your program.

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National L&D Month: Abilitie's Favorite Skill-Building Posts To-Date

Abilitie

It’s National Learning and Development month, and here at Abilitie, we’re using this national, month-long celebration of skill-building and professional development to share our favorite, thought-provoking resources with our network of L&D professionals.

Selecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business

rapidLD

Keep in mind that it will take considerable effort and resources (people & $$) to move your current data from one system to another, so I suspect you’ll want to avoid searching for a scheduling/learning management system every year (or in the short term). Articles

Cost-cutting Training Without Slaying Quality: Startup Hacks

Your Training Edge

Businesses and employees are both realising the value of professional development and corporate training programs. Blended learning refers to the practice of delivering training with a mix of digitally accessible lessons and instructor-led training (ILT) sessions.

The Language of Business

CLO Magazine

Being a multinational company, our employees have had increasingly more contact with the English language in their day-to-day activities,” said Ana Claudia Gonçalves, human resources manager for Campari Group in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was an important part of the program,” she said.

5 Transformations Underway in Learning & Development Industry in 2019

ProProfs

Education is on its way to becoming the fastest growing sector in the digital age, thanks to the availability of free online resources and e-learning platforms. In 2015, Udacity created the Nanodegree program as an alternative to conventional, university-grade education.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

This hasnt gotten onto my radar before -- Im not sure if there are any state-funded online programs in Massachusetts. All the projects provided standalone, asynchronous lessons. The less-fascinating lessons were mostly HTML text and static images. The more fun lessons were completely original Flash, highly interactive, with humor not only allowed but encouraged. In both modes, the lessons were designed to meet very specific academic standards.

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