The Learning & Development Podcast: Actually Addressing Skills Gaps with Simon Gibson

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The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. This transcript is from the conversation between David and Simon Gibson on addressing skills gaps. Listen to episode 64 of the Learning & Development podcast here.

Benefits of E-Learning

Capytech

Benefits of E-Learning. If you are new to e-learning or have only tried it on a small scale, expanding its use in your organisation requires careful consideration. Understanding the benefits of e-learning is important in this process. General elearning

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Best Practices To Save Training Costs Using Blended Learning

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Blended learning provides learners with the opportunity to take self-paced learning, including e-learning and microlearning. Benefits Of Blended Learning. A well-planned blended learning strategy is cost-effective, as it helps to save training costs.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Her focus has been on utilizing the disciplines of educational psychology, instructional design, and behavioral science to promote and support the improvement of peoples’ lives through sustainable long-term learning and behavioral change. Instead we should ask: “how would I do that online?”

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. PA G E 5 1 Create a project. PA G E 7 2 Know your. PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. PA G E 1 3 4 Surface solution constraints. PA G E 1 9 5 Envision. the learning.

Getting Started With E-Learning for Manufacturers

Capytech

Getting Started With E-Learning for Manufacturers. E-learning can benefit manufacturing companies in a range of different ways. In a previous blog, we looked at the training challenges in the manufacturing sector that e-learning can help overcome.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

Skill Gap Analysis for Employees – The What, How and Why

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Or do you need to hire more or different team members? Or do you need to add additional team member training before this new project is initiated? These are just some of the many scenarios where a skill gap analysis for employees makes sense. So what exactly is skill gap analysis ? After analyzing the gap between the two, team leaders can work with employees to create a plan to fill the gap in skills. Benefits of initiating skill gap analysis.

Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools

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But your simple meeting request is met with, “I am out of the office that day,” “I am traveling to a sales call” or from the meeting facilitator, “I am having a hard time finding an open conference room to train.” In-person training can be challenging to coordinate multiple schedules and to justify costs associated with it. One the other hand, online training can leave employees feeling disconnected from a group exercise or left with unanswered questions.

What is eLearning?

Coassemble

Your business and team push for a competitive advantage to stay ahead and remain relevant to your customers and industry. But are you leveraging every tool at your disposal to do so? We’re sure you might have heard of, or have been wondering what is eLearning.

Get Familiar with E-Learning Jargon

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As in any industry, e-learning has an array of specific jargon, acronyms, and abbreviations used by the experts. Quite often the users of e-learning products are faced with a certain term that they have difficulties understanding. Some company managers who want to organize their next corporate training also come across unfamiliar terminology when they negotiate the type of e-learning that their business needs. Basic E-Learning Terms.

Closing the Skills Gap with E-Learning Solutions

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Closing the Skills Gap with E-Learning Solutions. The resulting skills gap is hurting both employees and employers as both sides seek necessary skills for growth. Keep reading to see how e-learning interventions can upskill seasoned employees and first-time workers to bridge the gap between job requirements and employee know-how. One culprit is the skills gap. What is the Skills Gap?

Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Or to know when it’s time to update your computers. But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? Does Your Training Program Fit How Your Workforce Likes to Learn? Legacy training programs were heavily classroom-based, with online training to supplement the skills and information covered in class. Today, many companies have a distributed workforce and advanced technology, so more training is delivered via eLearning.

7 Ways to Get the Best Out of Blended Learning Solutions

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about ways to get the best of blended learning solutions. As digital transformation sweeps modern-day organizations, the need to close the gap between the employee skillsets and emerging technologies has never been more critical than it is now. Applied Learning.

Future Proof Your Business by Upskilling and Reskilling Your Workforce

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Of all the things that occur in the world of business, change is constant. Whether its market disruptions, new business objectives, or employee demands, staying agile in these moments will set you up for success. Fostering a culture of continuous learning means focusing on upskilling and reskilling your workforce to guard against challenges that your company may face. Learn the Skills of Tomorrow.

What is eLearning?

Coassemble

Your business and team push for a competitive advantage to stay ahead and remain relevant to your customers and industry. But are you leveraging every tool at your disposal to do so? We’re sure you might have heard of, or have been wondering what is eLearning. But as experts in that industry, we also know there’s a lot of misinformation to sift through to find an answer. What is eLearning? This history of eLearning. How has eLearning evolved?

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

One common request from clients and stakeholders is to convert an existing classroom training program to an online or blended format. In this post, I explain the analysis process for converting training to online or blended formats. The next post will provide additional details on designing these converted online or blended programs. Is it a training problem? Ask, “Do employees know how to do the task?” eLearning.

When You’re Too Busy Delivering Training To Do Digital L&D

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In my recent experience, it seems many L&D professionals are too busy delivering training to dedicate time to their own digital development. If L&D is too busy to do digital, then the wrong problems can end up being solved. How do we plug skills gaps to ensure we have the organisational capability to thrive today and survive tomorrow? The first step in that is learning about individuals.

Why Millennials prefer blended learning

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Since they’re not going anywhere (except, perhaps, when they take the entrepreneurial path , which is just another face of business) and since the generation that follows them (which already started to join the workforce) will not settle for anything less, companies of all shapes and sizes must tune in and respond to younger employees’ needs. What Millennials expect from workplace training. Why do Millennials prefer blended learning to any other type of training?

How Blended Learning Today Is Different In A Hyperconnected World

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With access to the world’s information, industry experts, and instant connection to professionals inside our organisations and around the world, learning can happen continuously, on-demand and in the moments that are most important to us. For these reasons, it’s important to reframe what blended learning today means. No longer does it mean supplementing formal learning events with additional materials, before and after a programme. So how do we refocus?

What Is The Business Value of Online Learning?

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How valuable is online training for businesses, and how can they calculate ROI? You’ve heard a lot about online learning, but how do you know it’s the best solution for your organization? Many businesses have ample need for more efficient training, whether it be for new hires, continued learning, or leadership development. For some organizations, outsourcing training to a community college or special seminar course may be the best option.

What is Employee Training & Development? Learn Here

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Research has shown that one of the most important things people look for in a job is training and development. That’s right; not money, not flexible working hours but training and development. But what do we really know about employee training and development?

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

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Part of the learning leader’s job is to develop organizational learning strategies. For one thing, organizations aren’t reviewing their learning and development strategies very often. The State of Learning and Development 2014: Coming of Age,” a study from Brandon Hall, revealed that less than 18 percent of organizations reviewed or revisited their learning and development strategies at least annually over the past five years and 28.8

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! When he listens to game developers talk, feels like they’re in the learning prof. Everything IS about learning.

7 Keys to Succeeding with E-Learning in 2021 and Beyond

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And that’s exactly what I’ll cover in this article: how has the e-learning landscape evolved and what will it take to succeed in 2021 and beyond. 2 Blended Is Better. 5 Businesses Will Buy. And those who were already seasoned e-learners are now old pros.

7 Key Trends on Global E-learning to Follow in 2016

Paradiso

Want to know what 2016 holds in terms of e-Learning trends ? From competency-based training to creating user-friendly learning, 2016 is the time to stay ahead of the curve. As usual, g amification , social learning, mobile learning are selling like hot cakes and would remain to be so in the times to come. Leaf through the 7 e-Learning trends given below, and incorporate it in your corporate online training strategy.

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Ever called customer service by phone to learn they have no record of the two detailed chats you had with online agents about your issue? Users interact with a product through many different channels and modes of communication, and bridging the gaps between them is essential to your product’s success. Encountering any gaps in the product-experience loop is frustrating to the user and these points of friction jeopardize your businesses. Find your gaps.

How Businesses Can Fix the Employee Knowledge Gap

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Employee knowledge gaps are permeating the corporate world at a pace we don’t care for, and the chasm is only widening by the day. Such a massive volume of material means that employees don’t know what to find, where, or even what to focus on. Most of the time, employees fail to locate what they are looking for, and even when they do, they have to access multiple systems to get it. Measure Training Description: Simply going the micro route isn’t enough for organizations.

How to Link Your Training Programs to Your Business Goals

ProProfs

Did you know that only 36% of organizations have learning strategies aligned with the long term problem that they are trying to solve? To survive in the rapidly evolving world, upskilling your employees has to be a part-and-parcel of your business strategies. Find the gaps.

Hospitality LMS: What to Know

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So it’s vital to properly train your team with a hospitality LMS so they can meet the ever-changing demands of today’s customers. If you are unfamiliar or don’t fully understand what a hospitality LMS is, an LMS stands for learning management system. It acts as a centralized place to store all your learning materials from training manuals to courses to webinars. Let’s say for example you have a new product being launched and you need to train your sales team.

Increase QSR Team Member Retention with Digital Learning

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Have you ever tried to truly quantify the value of new team member training? Do not underestimate the true power of learning during the onboarding process. Are you currently ready to adopt a digital learning platform today that engages the learner?

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6 Reasons Why E-Learning is Replacing Traditional Higher Education Courses

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about reasoning e-Learning is replacing traditional higher education courses. The internet, coupled with easy access to smartphones and tablets, is providing more and more ways of learning and slowly shifting the focus away from traditional higher education courses.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. ” Read in conjunction, the two pieces shed a lot of light not only on how today’s workplace is changing but also on its impact on how we learn. The training hours per individual seemed like a good enough matrix.

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Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap

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If you ever hiked up a mountain without the help of a trail, you know how frustrating and, sometimes, dangerous it can be. A well-marked trail helps hikers get up a mountain efficiently and safely—and well-marked learning pathways helps learners achieve professional goals efficiently too. Upon the completion of a learning pathway, the student receives a digital badge, certificate, and/or certification. Learning pathways at your competitors, LinkedIn and Coursera.

Maine Sexual Harassment Training: Everything You Need to Know

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to require sexual harassment training in the workplace. Like in other states, you must know the existing laws, requirements, and preventive measures in Maine. To help you in that regard, in this blog post, we take an in-depth look at everything you need to know about conducting sexual harassment training in Maine, including how to sucessfully impart it. What is Maine Sexual Harassment Training? Watch To Know What Is Sexual Harassment Training?

How to Design a Distance-Friendly Blended Learning Experience

Instilled

The way we train our people is changing, even more so since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Learning designers can strike the perfect balance required by leveraging technology, content, and strategy. We learn fastest when we’re dropped in the metaphorical deep end.”.

Product Knowledge Training: Creating and Implementing a PKT Plan

Infopro Learning

Today businesses that provide quality customer experiences can set themselves apart from competitors and gain a more extensive base of loyal customers. Infopro Learning has more than 25 years of experience creating learning solutions to help industry leaders solve business challenges.