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Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., The Skills-Gap Crisis. How bad is the skills-gap problem?

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

Dear Associations, I am trying to get into a skilled labor position at company X. What can I do? Dear Associations, Help! How do I advance in my career when I’m barely qualified for an entry level job in my field even though I have a degree? How do I know?

Closer Collaboration with Colleges Can Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

As businesses turn to community colleges to train talent, some analysts say it just might help close the skills gap many employers are facing. Closing the Skills Gap. If there are skills gaps, the governors and the mayors know what they need in their local communities.”.

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

The greatest difference between agile eLearning and other processes of eLearning development is that it is comprised of inputs from numerous stakeholders such as trainers and learners, and is regularly associated with delivery of usable results.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. design project you know that it can feel like there. critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. doing?

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today. Six Issues Associations Are Having Difficulty Responding To.

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America was as vital as that of the men whose names we know so well.” What is she supposed to do? Women in test development engineer roles had the largest increase, by 243 percent.

3 Ways to Bridge your Organization’s Skill Gaps with Docebo Perform

Docebo

Docebo Perform is focused on providing an easy-to-use environment for identifying skill gaps in your organization and then bridging those gaps through learning. How do you know if your workforce has the skills it needs to execute on the vision your organization has for the future?

Agile Businesses Need Agile Training

Kea

The agility with which a business adapts to the ever-changing landscape of consumer preferences and technology is, to a large extent, dependent on how well it facilitates training and skill development. Training at the Speed of Business.

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The Benefits of Gamification In Business

Hurix Digital

Doing so even makes them happy. Gamification in business is the conscious integration of these game mechanics into existing processes to better engage users. In other words, it’s all about: Making it fun to do things that you have to do anyway.

Agile Businesses Need Agile Training

MagicBox

The agility with which a business adapts to the ever-changing landscape of consumer preferences and technology is, to a large extent, dependent on how well it facilitates training and skill development. Training at the Speed of Business.

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Podcast 30: Learning From Customer Conferences – With Tristan Jordan and Tara Pawlak of Community Brands

Talented Learning

With more than 1800 attendees, this is the largest forum of its kind in the association and non-profit world. Why does learning play such a critical role? And what’s ahead for association technology ? Do you just let it happen naturally?

How to Align Your Training With Your Business Objectives in 6 Easy Steps

eFront

Why do we train our employees? And like any spending in business, it should pay off. The achievement of strategic business objectives , of course. What Are Strategic Business Objectives? We know every business is different. Well, it depends on who you ask.

The Client’s Critical Role in Custom Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

So how do we get there? It turns out that the client’s role is pretty critical in making that happen, particularly at certain stages. The Client’s Role: Indispensable Ways You Contribute to Project Success. Most of us know the phrase “begin with the end in mind.”

Training and the New Global Economy

Your Training Edge

But what exactly can your learning organization do in order to stay competitive – and stay safe from cuts? After all, associates can be trained informally, on the job, and as a “bare-bones” function, right? It may take some detailed mathematics, but you can do it.

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BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. From talking to clients about our SkillsServe online learning and development platform, we know the demand for comprehensive blended learning experiences is greater than ever.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Ellen Wagner says, " I Ds help transform intangible information assets into things of great business or epistemological value." How do you explain yourself?

Closing the Skills Gap with E-Learning Solutions

Beyond Campus Innovations

Closing the Skills Gap with E-Learning Solutions. The emergence of new workplace technologies continues to threaten older and less skilled workers, while allowing for specially skilled employees to fill these new roles. The resulting skills gap is hurting both employees and employers as both sides seek necessary skills for growth. While some workers may have gained the necessary skills to fill these roles, older generations and less educated workers are getting left behind.

Why Reflect? The Role of Reflection in the Learning Process

Vignettes Learning

While it may sound a bit extreme, the words of John Dewey come to mind when he said, "We do not learn from experience.we So, I begin to suspect that journaling may have very little to do with writing and going back to your notes.

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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. What audiences are good targets and what business-related behavior are you trying to change or improve?

The Knowledge Crisis: the signs are all around us

Axonify

More than ever before employees need to know more information in less time. In fact, they must know five times the amount of information than was required only two decades ago, including knowledge of hundreds of surgical devices—each with their own intricacies and nuances.

5 Ways Gamification Solves Business Problems

Ed App

Gamification is known to engage employees, boost productivity and drive business success. Who would have thought that badges, levels and leaderboards could be the answer to business problems? According to Gartner , many companies have turned to gamification as a tool to design behaviours, develop skills and enable innovation within businesses that use a microlearning LMS. We share with you 6 ways gamification solves business problems. Close the Skills Gap.

UG2 takes a hands-on approach

CLO Magazine

Fully 62 percent of organizations in these industries say they are struggling to fill key roles. And he’s got just the plan to do it. Lane was brought on board in 2017 to help develop a long-term business plan that could support sustainable growth.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

For decades, employees have attempted to collect and sort information, and management has sought to derive associated quantitative business value — largely to no avail. But how do you meet that challenge? Big data and business intelligence are not enough.

The Knowledge Crisis: the signs are all around us

Axonify

More than ever before employees need to know more information in less time. In fact, they must know five times the amount of information than was required only two decades ago, including knowledge of hundreds of surgical devices—each with their own intricacies and nuances. What people need to know to do their job well can change almost daily. And how much they need to know is constantly increasing. Take retail associates, for example.

Aging Members Will Stick Around (& Keep Learning) Longer Than You Think

WBT Systems

Many associations operate with the assumption that they’ll lose these aging members to retirement. Businesses will have to bridge that gap with older, 65+ workers. To prepare your association and professional development strategy for an aging workforce and, therefore, an aging membership, you need to know what’s going on in your industry. Are employers encouraging older employees to continue working in some capacity to bridge that gap?

What is Learning Agility and why organizations should design their business around it?

Disprz

VUCA is the new business reality, and we all have to live with it. The only way to survive and thrive today where emerging technologies disrupt business patterns and social lives almost every other day is to inculcate learning agility into your developmental program.

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Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

That’s what I discuss today with guest, Mary Burke , Associate Director of Educational Services at Land Trust Alliance. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Land trusts play an integral role in U.S. But I didn’t know about land trusts until I met you four years ago, Mary.

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Are You Sure Youre Training People to Do the Right Things

Training Industry

The caller explained that some of their salespeople were doing four times the volume of others. The go-to person who has been there forever: They can provide historical knowledge about how the role has changed over the years. An adjacent collaborator role: Don’t be afraid to bring in someone who is not in the role, but who depends on it. Step Two: Create an Occupational Definition Your training developer should have everyone in the room focused on the role.

Webinar Summary: Practical Gamification With Karl Kapp

Axonify

But here’s the kicker: There’s not a whole lot of guidance on how to practically leverage gamification to drive real, tangible business results. Walmart decided on gamification to reduce the boredom associated with safety training. Take-away #2: Build Your Business Case.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

” Taylor asked Muñoz about the people changes United Airlines has made and the role HR had in past controversial customer service incidents. ” Rocio Villaseñor is a Chief Learning Officer editorial associate.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

It involves interpretation and visualization of data in ways that are meaningful and useful for business decision makers. Business intelligence tools are not new. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What challenges do you see with learning analytics?

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s also because I’m a fiercely independent analyst and LMS selection consultant and it’s my job to know what’s happening among the hundreds of vendors who are pushing the boundaries of LMS innovation. 4) Uncertainty and change — what role do they play?

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AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. What kind of role should AI play in extended enterprise learning ? But first, lets look at what other sources say… AI Trends In Business. Integrated analytics fill this gap.

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

Continuing education is a big business. Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. 3) Functional Gap.

9 Ways to Increase Online Student Engagement

WBT Systems

People get busy. Your association must differentiate itself by offering online courses that engage, connect, and transform students. When more students enjoy and complete your course successfully, your eLearning programs benefit from their return business and referrals. #1 To help them thrive in this new environment, give them an introduction to online learning, your association’s learning management system (LMS), and their online course.

To Improve Learning, Don’t Be Afraid of Failure

CLO Magazine

So believes Bradley Staats, associate professor of operations at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, and he has the research to back it up. How do learning leaders fit into it? I think good learners do this naturally.

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