Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3. In Part 1 we talked about the overall learning culture that needs to be in place. In Part 2 we reviewed some of the core segments of training and learning that need to be in place whether it is instructor led or in an e-learning format. As you sit down to develop your learning content, you need to determine the overall end product.

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. =>

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3. In Part 1 we talked about the overall learning culture that needs to be in place. In Part 2 we reviewed some of the core segments of training and learning that need to be in place whether it is instructor led or in an e-learning format. As you sit down to develop your learning content, you need to determine the overall end product.

What I Learned at LSCon18

Experiencing eLearning

Last month, I attended the Learning Solutions 2018 Conference in Orlando. Now that I’ve had a few weeks to process and reflect, I want to summarize some of what I learned. I did a similar post last year , and it helped me reinforce and remember what I learned. We talked about how microlearning is sometimes a solution, sometimes on its own, sometimes in combination with other forms of training. Kevin Thorn: Comics for Learning. If not, it’s a skill.

Part III : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our third part of our 4 part blog series on the different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could begin strategizing or implementing these blended learning strategies into your training plans. Before the spread of the internet in the early 2000s, there was the essential blend of instructor-led (ILT) training and self-paced “training in a box.” The essential blend was knowledge/skills.

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan Tracey is an ELearning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

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What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Many companies are also convinced that “elearning” is the answer to their employee training and development needs. They are told elearning will be cheaper, faster, more convenient, and more effective than traditional, classroom training. Also, using elearning programs makes managers feel like they are staying on the cutting edge of technology. Department of Education found a small advantage for online (blended) programs. Work and learning are the same.

20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? How Blended Learning Will Change the World. Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social.

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Software Implementation Training Plan

eLearning Blender

The project involves training approximately 180 users on a ERP software program in a chain of retail stores. The overall plan consists of a blend of training solutions including eLearning , Instructor Led Training, and Job Aids. Each phase of this blended solution is designed to further the learners understanding of the software and ensure transference after the training has taken place.

Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Dashe & Thomson

Being a new member of the Dashe team makes me look at video with a slightly different perspective – that of video-based training. I wanted to investigate why video training has gotten more popular in recent years. The primary reason why video has gotten to be a more popular option for training in corporations is bandwidth. Add a voiceover that helps to make the transition from one point to the next and you have a compelling piece of video training.

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This is When Your Company Needs to Make A Digital Learning Investment

eLearningMind

That is when a company should transition from small scale training efforts into the big leagues of custom content and digital learning solutions. This is when to make the digital learning investment. . Of course, training is never a one-size-fits-all type of issue. Still, there are some general guidelines that startups can keep in mind when deciding how to spend those precious investment dollars and about when to make that digital learning investment.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

One of the enduring challenges in the learning and development world is how to disseminate training classes to the largest audience in the least amount of time. Supporting a distributed workforce through effective training is an increasingly important challenge as companies expand across larger geographic regions. Conquering Distance Education: Top 4 Ways to Train Staff Across the Miles. Many of these tools are free or extremely low cost, depending on your needs.

Learning predictions in a time of unpredictability!

Learning Pool

In the learning space, however, it seems we’re still on the right track. In today’s blog, Director of Research at Fosway Group, David Perring shares his Learning predictions for 2021. Nothing radically new emerged in learning technology in 2020.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

One of the enduring challenges in the learning and development world is disseminating training classes to the largest audience in the least amount of time. Supporting a distributed workforce through effective training is an increasingly important challenge as companies expand across larger geographic regions. Conquering Distance Education: Top 4 Ways to Train Staff Across the Miles. Many of these tools are free or extremely low cost, depending on your needs.

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. If you haven’t had a chance to read Bill Cushard’s recent post on smarter ways to demonstrate the value of training to the C-suite, I highly recommend it. Add More Online Training to the Mix. Some people think you can’t teach soft-skills online.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

New post Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget on Obsidian Learning. While everybody likes a low price at the pump, those of us in oil and gas know only too well how important robust oil prices are to the health of our industry. Low cost per barrel means high anxiety for everyone, from the boardroom to the oil patch. If you work in oil and gas, you’ve probably seen the effects of low oil prices in your own workplace.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. Best of Elearning! Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! The Best of Elearning! awards program was first implemented to formalize the recommendation and purchase process for the e-learning community. The “Best of E-learning!” Elearning! 650 E.

Why Our Experience with the JFK Bomb Scare Inspired Us to Brainstorm Better Crowd Control

eLearningMind

After this first-hand experience, it led us at ELM to wonder what went wrong and more importantly, how we would train airport staff and authorities to better manage a similar event in the future. In hospital emergency rooms, personnel is taught to triage effectively using live actors and role-playing scenarios to keep their skills sharp and see how they’d react in real-life situations. What if, however, all personnel had undergone the same role-based training via 3D simulation?

Ultimate Guide to Customer Service eLearning

Academy of Mine

Why You Ought To Lean On eLearning for Your Customer Service Training. Obviously having a top-tier customer experience team should be high on the list of any business hoping to thrive in the coming year, but why make eLearning a part of that equation? eLearning

Ultimate Guide to Customer Service eLearning

Academy of Mine

Why You Ought To Lean On eLearning for Your Customer Service Training. Obviously having a top-tier customer experience team should be high on the list of any business hoping to thrive in the coming year, but why make eLearning a part of that equation? eLearning

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

Yet startup businesses may not have enough funds or resources available to make this learning happen for their employees. According to our research, there are a variety of low-cost (or even free) and out-of-box training initiatives that startups can take advantage of and provide for their employees. People, roles and responsibilities tend to change fast, and a default training program is not agile enough to keep up. Self-learning covers a wide spectrum.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

E-learning platforms that offer the MOOCs with their regular programs are MOOC platforms. Before delving into the details of best open-source eLearning software and MOOC platforms, let me mention a few stats that would help you have a chuckle: To launch edX, Harvard and MIT invested a whopping $60 million. Many people perceive them as open source eLearning software , but the concept remains the same despite changing and swinging the meaning. What is Blended Learning?

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. If you haven’t had a chance to read Bill Cushard’s recent post on smarter ways to demonstrate the value of training to the C-suite, I highly recommend it. Add More Online Training to the Mix. Some people think you can’t teach soft-skills online.

How to Use Storytelling in Training with Anna Sabramowicz

Convergence Training

We always enjoy an opportunity to talk about learning and developing materials to help people learn. And of course we always enjoy talking with our friend Anna Sabramowicz, an elearning developer who excels at all of this and who generously and freely shares advice and tips on doing this stuff and doing this well. You may recall we’ve spoken with Anna about scenarios, stories, and training in the past. Learning Management Systems. Mobile Training Apps.

Training and Education for Millennials through Gamification

Your Training Edge

Also characterized as the net generation, the Millennials are demanding more challenging types of training that they are able to relate to and many companies are embracing the process of gamification to entice this generation into their workforce. The crucial twenty-first century skills that the millennial generation possesses are essential to the success of the workplace environment, employers are seeking to attract and retain these types of employees.

9 of Your Customer Service Training Questions, Answered

Continu

Planning a customer service training brings up a lot of questions. What should the training cover? Should we hire a training organization or do it in-house? Where can we find training materials? But if you don’t get your customer service training right, you’re going to lose sales to the companies who do. We’ve created this guide to customer service training to help you nail your customer service education. Skills Exercises.

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

The theory behind this initial MOOC viewed knowledge as distributed and education as a process of building personal learning networks. Consequently, the course was based on open educational resources and peer learning. By that time, it had become apparent that MOOCs were a force that could not be ignored and that they could be powerful tools for solving many problems facing education, including the exponentially rising cost.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Terminology can feel like buzzwords and jargon to the amateur but many are essential knowledge for the eLearning professional. Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. That’s why we’ve compiled this eLearning glossary. Active Learning. Agile Learning.

Keeping IT Training and Sales Personal in an Age of Social Distancing

Cloudshare

Trade shows, instructor led training, user groups, physical sales presentations. So how do you keep IT virtual training and sales enablement personal in an age of social distancing? The cloud is the “great enabler,” offering the potential to eliminate distance, save time and costs, all while reducing the personal gaps resulting from social distancing. You’ll need substantial IT skills to create operating systems, databases, applications, security and more.

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The Future of Learning: How to Deliver Tomorrow’s Great Learning Experiences Today

Instilled

Artificial Intelligence, immersive experiences, big data analytics… the future of learning can sound scary, but it doesn’t have to! This post from Gareth Jones, a learning consultant at our sister company LEO Learning, looks at the future of L&D and explains what training professionals need to do today to better deliver the learning programs of tomorrow. The Future of Learning: Trends to Prepare L&D Pros for Success.

The Future of Learning: How to Deliver Tomorrow’s Great Learning Experiences Today

Leo Learning

Artificial Intelligence, immersive experiences, big data analytics… the future of learning can sound scary, but it doesn’t have to! This post from Learning Consultant, Gareth Jones, looks at the future of L&D and explains what training professionals need to do today to better deliver the learning programs of tomorrow. The Future of Learning: Trends to Prepare L&D Pros for Success. 2) Great Learning Experiences Require an Immersive Environment.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L. Today, I’ll complete the list by defining the true meaning of training, from ‘manifest’ to ‘white label’ Let’s dive into the language of learning! mLearning (mobile learning): Learning that’s conducted on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet. Content that works on desktop isn’t always suited to mobile learning. Success elearning

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

This webcast will help you navigate the crowded landscape, focus on the leadership development activities that will have the greatest impact, and learn how to incorporate them into your regular routine. Monday, March 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Engaging E-Learning (Core 4 Webcast) (Free for ATD members) We all know that engaging e-learning requires very specific design and planning to maximize the engagement between the attendee and content.

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Professional Development for L&D – Learning To Teach Online MOOC Augmented by LearningCafe

Learning Cafe

What is Learning To Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC about? Learning To Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC has been developed by Simon McIntyre , Director, Learning and Innovation and Dr Negin Mirriahi , Academic Developer at UNSW and is available on the Coursera MOOC platform. LTTO is designed to help existing educators establish or improve their own online or blended teaching practices. LTTO is primarily focused on Learning in the Education sector. How much will it cost ?

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ATD TechKnowledge 2017 and Enterprise Learning that Works

Litmos

They showed off enterprise learning that works, and everyone enjoys using. I caught a couple keynote sessions, hung out in the Litmos expo booth, and presented a collaborative VR tool called Immerse Learning. I had some great conversations with attendees and colleagues in learning. a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world.".

The Growing Role of Microlearning

CLO Magazine

Learning organizations today are dealing with a lot of change. LMS and learning platforms are evolving into video learning solutions; employees want consumer-like learning experiences; experts in all domains are creating videos, MOOCs and YouTube lessons. And of course, companies are reinventing employee skills around digital disruption, unconscious bias, new leadership models, and dozens of operational topics.

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LTTO+ Professional Development Course for L&D by LearningCafe

Learning Cafe

Join the MOOC+ Study Group that provides an augmented learning experience to Organisational Learning and Capability Professionals. MOOC + is lead by L&D professionals and practitioners from various organisations who in addition to completing the Learning To Teach Online MOOC on Coursera will also provide a contextualised learning experience for organisational Learning and Capability professionals. How much will it cost ?

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2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Today is a banner day for extended enterprise education , because today we’re unveiling the new face of learning systems excellence – The 2019 Talented Learning Awards! As outlined last month , we’re simplifying the way we honor the best learning systems by focusing on two key extended enterprise categories: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: Business-oriented solutions targeting external audiences such as customers, channel partners, suppliers and contractors.