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How To Build A Powerful Onboarding Program With Extended Reality

Roundtable Learning

Have you ever considered enhancing your onboarding program with an immersive experience like extended reality (XR)? You can leave a lasting first impression on your new hires by integrating XR technology like AR, Full VR, or 360° VR into your onboarding program.

A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

Thanks @hjarche for sharing @AnnaMuoio ‘s 2000 @FastCompany article @Cisco ‘s Quick Study: A #LessonPlan for #eLearning [link]. He also shared a link to an article from Fast Company in 2000, Cisco’s Quick Study that discusses using the Web to reinvent training inside the world’s most Internet-centric big company, Cisco. A version of this article appeared in the October 2000 issue of Fast Company magazine written by @AnnaMuoio.

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4 Benefits Of A Custom Training Program

Roundtable Learning

Sometimes, using off-the-shelf training is like buying that shirt; the program looked great when you first saw it, but after bringing it into your organization, you realize it isn’t helping your organization reach its goals. . In this article, we’ll dive into what a custom training program is, how it differs from off-the-shelf content, and the four benefits of a custom training program. What Is A Custom Training Program?

5 Implicit Signs That Your Virtual Classroom Is Set Up To Fail

Obsidian Learning

Is your organization prepared to make the leap to virtual training? This article highlights the warning signs that can indicate your virtual training is headed for less than successful outcomes. Know what to look for so you can get your virtual learning back on track!

Best Practices for Retail Training Programs

Roundtable Learning

In this article, we cover common types of retail training programs, best practices to implement your program and review a successful retail point of sale training case study. Types of Retail Training Programs. Your onboarding program can be the deciding factor if an employee succeeds or fails. A good onboarding program will get your new employee excited about their new job, up to speed with their responsibilities, and ready to get started.

8 Innovative Virtual Learning Design Tips To Engage Your Remote Teams

Obsidian Learning

Virtual learning is an essential component in the learning and development toolkit, and it is widely used for training and educational purposes. Here are some design tips from the instructional and visual perspectives to give your virtual learning a real boost. Design Your Virtual Learning Assets for Success. The definition virtual learning and its usefulness in meeting employees’ learning and development needs have long been under discussion.

5 Steps to a Successful Blended Learning Strategy

Learning Rebels

In short, blended learning is any formal training/development program in which a person learns in part using technology, with some element of control over time, place, path, and/or pace. People tend to think they created a blended solution because participants are completing pre/post work online or reading an online article or watching a YouTube video. But first, a few questions to ask yourself: Will the program be synchronous or asynchronous in delivery?

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

EdTechTeam

As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. That could mean Instructor-Lead Training (virtual or in person) in a workshop, on-boarding class, or eLearning module. Why not apply the same technological and analytical standards to the learning industry that are already in place in the world of athletics?

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.

How to Develop a Training Program for Retail Employees

Roundtable Learning

In a world dominated by eCommerce, brick and mortar retailers need every competitive advantage they can think of to stay relevant and profitable. In this article, we will cover what you need to know to launch your retail training program, including why you should consider a comprehensive retail training program and steps to get you started. Why You Need a Comprehensive Retail Training Program. Steps to Launch a Retail Training Program.

How Does Cloud-based Virtual Training Fit into Your Digital Transformation?

Cloudshare

Transforming traditional to virtual training with the cloud. Further, if you use a business acceleration cloud provider, like CloudShare, you’re gaining an environment purpose-built for virtual instructor-led (VILT) training as well as self-paced training. That’s digital transformation and it’s just the start of how it’s transforming virtual training. Virtual instructor-led training offers flexibility. You can’t escape digital transformation (DT).

Optimizing training with virtual labs: New ebook shows how customer education leaders successfully made the move

Cloudshare

Traditional face-to-face training has its place, but it’s not in the virtual office. For organizations with far-flung workforces – currently at unprecedented levels with countless employees working from home – virtual training labs are a more effective and scalable option. Many tech companies have long recognized the advantages, so we captured their insights in our latest eBook, “ Advantage Virtual: How Technology Companies Optimize Training with Virtual Labs.”.

How to Grow Your Community and Niche Network through a Virtual Summit with Jan Koch from WP Agency Summit

LifterLMS

Learn how to grow your community and niche network through a virtual summit with Jan Koch from WP Agency Summit in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. In this episode he breaks down his process for running virtual summits to generate leads and network.

How to Enhance Your Existing Corporate Training Programs

Hurix Digital

In these highly competitive times, your business cannot standstill and neither can your corporate training programs. And one way to achieve this is to constantly enhance your corporate training programs. Modern technology has simplified the process of creating online corporate training programs. So, instead of designing a new training program, you can enhance your existing corporate training program to suit your current needs.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

The experience was powerful and I wondered what I could transfer to the world of online learning. Possibly the only way to transfer this type of potent sensory experience online is through a virtual environment. The typical online learning program uses straight narration. Synchronous learning events and social media technologies allow us to integrate this dimension of learning into the programs we design. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

Skilled Labor Shortage: How Learning and Development Can Help Retention Rates

Roundtable Learning

In the article, we will talk about the current skilled labor shortage, how investing in training and development can help your company along with examples of how you can leverage work-based training to retain your skilled workforce. With added training features such as branded content, exciting technology, and easy-to-use functionality, your employees will be more engaged in your workplace training 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. Article Categories. In a recent article in Learning Solutions , she maps the intersection of artificial intelligence, learning, and accessibility. Program Design.

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6 ways executive education will never be the same

CLO Magazine

In a world where in-person strategy sessions, weekend retreats and immersive seminars have long been the status quo, alternatives for distance learning suddenly became necessary overnight. Virtual executive education prepares learners to meet the moment.

How To Use VR Training Metrics To Measure Success

Roundtable Learning

Virtual Reality (VR) may be the right training tool for your organization, but how do you measure it’s true effectiveness? In learning management, metrics refer to quantifiable measures used to track learners’ activity and assess the value of a training program.

What Virtual Assistants Can Do For Course Creators with Expert VA Trainer Kathy Goughenour

LifterLMS

We dive into what virtual assistants can do for course creators with expert VA trainer Kathy Goughenour in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Kathy shares her journey as a program creator at Expert VA Training , and how a VA can help you with building your course or membership website. For those unfamiliar with the term, VA stands for virtual assistant, which is someone who can help you out with various aspects of your business or life. Video lessons?

How To Implement Spaced Learning Into Your Training Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Here are the four way to implement spaced learning into your training program: Combine spaced learning with microlearning. Include interactive methods and real world simulations. Before we dive into these four areas, this article will give a brief overview of the fundamentals of spaced learning, and then describe how to implement spaced learning in order to enhance your training curriculum. How to Implement Spaced Learning Into Your Training Program.

Is L&D Ready for “The New Learning Era”?

Learning Wire

Early lessons from these turbulent times indicate that: This crisis is further driving digital transformation. L&D professionals have shown great resilience and creativity by pulling together new digital programs for their workforce colleagues in a short time span. For this short-term offer the delivery channel is purely digital, including virtual classroom sessions, with focus on access and speed rather than perfection in curricula. Article L&D Best Practices

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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.

20,000 US Hackers Wanted.Creating the Computer Elite (or Failing at it)

Kapp Notes

In fact, Edward Castronova, in his book, Synthetic Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games predicts in the future battles may occur between virtual armies for virtual territory and that countries must begin to train "soldiers" how to fight as avatars. And interactive role-play games like America's Army certainly blend the 3D-cyber world and physical world training-type activities. Recently Newsweek ran an article titled Educating Elite Hackers.

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Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Blended Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Sophie returns home after a long day of piano lessons and school. Delighted to note a new lesson updated on her online art history course, she promptly joins the virtual lesson. Blended mobile learning combines virtual and in-person sessions. Course supplements for blended mobile learning, in universities like the University of New South Wales, also take into account blogs, video lessons, and presentations, to name a few.

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. Now that it has replaced traditional teaching—albeit temporarily—in many parts of the world, many are pointing to shared pain points and frustrations as proof that it doesn’t work so well after all. According to a 2015 article in The Atlantic, a new MicroMasters program at MIT attracted 1.3

The Language of Business

CLO Magazine

The $2 billion organization has more than 4,000 employees in offices in every region of the world. Moreover, Campari is highly committed to its employees’ careers and development, and we understand how important English proficiency is for professional growth in today’s world.”. However, in 2016 Gonçalves’ group conducted a review of the language training program and found it came up short. It was an important part of the program,” she said.

Artificial Intelligence And How It’s Changing E-Learning

Your Training Edge

From social media to speech recognition, warfare to writing articles, coding to customer service – machine learning and artificial intelligence have become part and parcel of our urban lives. Thanks to AI, the academic world has become more personalized, thus changing the way of e-learning. Read on to find how AI is changing the world of education for the better. are joining hands to use machine learning to automate the process and serve up the next best lesson.

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Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Even if you provide a suggested order, allow learners to take lessons in a sequence that works for them. When your audience members are involved in the challenge of a game or focused on solving problems in a virtual environment, learning becomes an incidental aspect of winning or finding solutions. Although this usually requires a higher budget than other strategies, look around for pre-programmed games that work with your tool set. Provide real world practice activities.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Even if you provide a suggested order, allow learners to take lessons in a sequence that works for them. When your audience members are involved in the challenge of a game or focused on solving problems in a virtual environment, learning becomes an incidental aspect of winning or finding solutions. Although this usually requires a higher budget than other strategies, look around for pre-programmed games that work with your tool set. Provide real world practice activities.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

It’s tough to determine how many native English speakers there are in the world today. According to The Guardian’s contributor Max de Lotbiniere , specific technologies are making major waves in the world of ELT. Also, if an English course offers mobile learning options to students, mobile devices will almost surely be used to study lessons, complete quizzes, track progress, communicate with peers, etc.

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Mentors: Keeping talented women career-focused in uncertain times

CLO Magazine

have had to pivot to meet the needs of various constituencies amid the uncertainty that is reshaping the business world. All mentors agreed that while a virtual platform is different from “live and in person,” it isn’t a serious impediment to frank discussions about career development.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

It’s tough to determine how many native English speakers there are in the world today. According to The Guardian’s contributor Max de Lotbiniere , specific technologies are making major waves in the world of ELT. Also, if an English course offers mobile learning options to students, mobile devices will almost surely be used to study lessons, complete quizzes, track progress, communicate with peers, etc.

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Customized Corporate Training: What It Is & Why You Need It

Unboxed

A customized corporate training program can help employees better retain knowledge, improve productivity, and boost your bottom line. . Custom training program examples include: Onboarding training. Custom training programs give employees the information they need to improve their professional skills and scale the corporate ladder. Yes, custom training may take longer to build than an off-the-shelf training program. Remember, not all programs are created equal.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

For every sales pitch you hear about social learning, for every shiny social network logo you see out there on the web, you should be looking for real use cases and story of social media being used in a real world setting… with tangible benefit to an organization. We also wanted to learn how to advise our clients on how to best use social media for their own learning initiatives… so we used ourselves as a pilot program.