Guest Blog: How to Bridge the Gap Between Classroom and Remote Training

Cloudshare

This blog comes from Jimmy Murthi, technical training manager at Metaswitch Networks. It certainly differs from teaching in person, and if we’re honest, it can be difficult as you’re missing interpersonal elements that let you help a class and train people effectively. I thought I’d share some approaches I have used to bridge the gap between the classroom and online delivery. If you’re going to be doing a long presentation, stand up.

Mind The Gap! Watch Out for Business Knowledge Gaps

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. Management wants their employees to know as much as possible, in the shortest time possible – without compromising on quality. 90% of business leaders believe that learning and design programs are the key to closing such business knowledge gaps. Knowing is growing.

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How to Fill Soft Skills Gap while Onboarding

Tesseract Learning

A new employee brings to the table varied technical know-how. In this blog, we will look at how to fill the soft skills gap while onboarding a new employee. This is an apt time to get to know new inductees and to recommend appropriate soft skills competencies for them, rather than let them go on with the usual and try and bring change later, or simply make do with what is available. . Blog Custom elearning Generic Microlearning

7 Ways Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps

InfoPro Learning

Do you want to improve workplace productivity? Do your employees have the skills they need to tackle tasks and increase profits? In this article, I’ll explore 7 ways that online training can help you fill performance gaps in your organization. How Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps. Performance gaps are the thorn in your company’s side. Thankfully, there are ways to get over the gaps so that your staff can achieve their true potential.

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

Continu

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.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? If you’ve been ignoring LMS vendor blogs, it’s time to take a closer look. And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs. The Totara blog is one reason why. Learning strategist Gauri Reyes shares her perspectives on the Mindflash blog.

Mind the Gap! How the Closing of Knowledge Gaps Can Save Your Business

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. Management wants their employees to know as much as possible, in the shortest time possible – without compromising on quality. 90% of business leaders believe that learning and design programs are the keys to closing such business knowledge gaps. Knowing is growing.

Do You Know Where Your 2019 elearning Budget Should Go?

Enyota Learning

They turn to eLearning for the immense scope of application, cost-effectiveness, and customization capabilities. This is answered by asking another very important question: How do I Plan My eLearning Budgets for 2019? Creating effective, efficient, contextual, and relevant employee onboarding programs must be a primary focus for HR departments. can make sales training programs highly effective. The post Do You Know Where Your 2019 elearning Budget Should Go?

How the COVID Pandemic Has Broadened The Skills Gap and Increased the Need for Skills Development Training (And What To Do About It)

Convergence Training

Back in the years and even decades before the COVID-19 pandemic dominated much of what we talk and think about, employers and learning & development experts used to talk a lot about the skills gap and how to create and provide training to help employees develop those needed skills.

Why Giving Instant Feedback is Important for Effective Learning

Edume

It’s no secret that feedback is an important component of effective learning. How to make your feedback effective 1. This all improves the effectiveness of your learning. “A Eloise Marthouret, The effect of quick feedback on employee motivation and performance 4.

BLOG: Designing A Learning Game - Where Do You Start??

Unicorn Training

Computer and online games are no different, but how do you make sure you get the learning you want from a game? 1) When you sit down to design a game, where do you start? The key questions we ask from the start are: Who do you want to tell? How do you want to tell them? What do you want them to do? The Abbreviation Game is designed to teach, so how did you decide on what method would work best to make the game most effective?

BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. The majority (+75%) of users believe LMS content is extremely effective for job-specific, technology and compliance training. 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. First, companies should use a mix of in-house and third-party content for maximum effectiveness.

Do Your Learners Speak Your Language?

Association eLearning

You and your SMEs might know what ROI stands for or what “drilling down” is, but learners aren’t necessarily going to know. This knowledge gap is usually addressed with one, or both, of the following: The terms are defined one-by-one as they appear in the course. If you’d like to read more about training, learning, and instructional design check out the rest of this author’s blogs. Ready to find out what Digitec can do for you?

Helping Subject Matter Experts be more effective

Matrix

With so much going on and so many niches becoming widely known and adopted as the norm, it’s important to have somebody who really knows their stuff. Effective coaching will always build on the SME’s strength while remaining constantly future-focused and action-oriented.

Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis. Here is a step-by-step guide to pinpointing performance gaps in your organization through a training needs analysis. Identify Performance Behavior “Pain Points” Now that you know what your organization needs, you must get to the root of the problem.

Insights in a Nutshell: How to Drive an Organization-Wide Leadership Culture (during COVID-19)

InfoPro Learning

In fact, 77% of organizations reported that they were facing a leadership gap in a recent survey in 2019 (1). These factors negatively effect employee morale, productivity and slow innovation when your organization needs it the most. They do not side step realities.

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. The purpose of the course is not to learn, but instead to demonstrate what we already know. Like the healthcare industry, there are many industries that require annual refresher or certification testing that has little to do with learning. If you do a lot of regulatory training, now might be a good time to rethink your elearning strategy. There’s plenty of L&D work to do in any organization beyond compliance training.

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

This post presents everything you should know about agile eLearning before investing. When doing so, ensure that you are able to implement your user stories in one sprint, and cut them up if they are too big. For instance, starting a blog for a business as a part of agile eLearning presents you with an opportunity of creating your personal brand that makes you known far and wide across the globe.

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How to Ensure You Don’t Do a Starbucks

Enyota Learning

~Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care – Damon Richards, Customer Care Expert. Since there is no time gap between production and consumption, quality becomes paramount. No matter what industry you belong to, all your products, services, and experiences must be supported by highly effective customer services teams. Do you know?

Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Seeing The Invisible: How To Identify Early Indicators Of Gaps In Instructional Design And Training Effectiveness. What is ‘Cloud Computing’, and what can it do for Education? The Best EDU Blogs on the Planet! What do online instructors have to know about H1N1? get the file size you want … - Adobe Captivate Blog , September 11, 2009. Knowing Doing Gap (7). Best of eLearning Learning.

How Do I Increase My Learners’ Motivation With Gamification?

Cinecraft

The key to making rewards, points, and other game mechanics effective is to use them to motivate and encourage a specific behavior. Before delving into the methodology of developing effective learning games, you need to know what gamification is, and just as importantly, what it is not. When training and game elements are appropriately designed and implemented, learners know what is expected of them and perform their jobs better.

Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

Creating quick and effective online training from your classroom content has lots of pitfalls. How can your company take advantage of this unique opportunity quickly, yet effectively? Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know.

ePorfolios Blogs and Audience Response Systems at Back to School Night

Tony Karrer

You never had to do a presentation to them. So while I was really dreading having to do three different back-to-school nights, I must say there were two very pleasant surprises. ePortfolios and Blogs My oldest daughter, a freshman in high school, has a fantastic teacher, Ms. Gerber has the class creating ePorfolios and Blogging as teaching tools! Gerber asked the students to post comments in the class blog: Assignment Two.

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Can Your LMS Do THIS?

Avilar

For this blog, we share just three examples of practical ways our clients have repurposed WebMentor LMS to meet unusual requirements. But did you know an LMS can help match employees to job openings? Supervisors and mentors also assessed interns’ skills, to capture a multi-rater view of skills and skills gaps. Assessing the Effect of Nurse Training on Patient Care. Are you wondering if your LMS can do more of what you need it to? The post Can Your LMS Do THIS?

Racial Bias or Workplace Sexual Harassment – Why eLearning is an effective solution.

Enyota Learning

This reflects as an experience they have with your brand, and an isolated incident has a snowball effect in the age of social media. The best question to ask yourself when looking to avoid such incidents is – are you as an organization doing enough to train your employees ? Not too long ago, a regular at a GAP store, an African American man was forced to prove the clothing he was wearing was not stolen. You can do this by setting an expiry date on the original certificates.

It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

Online learning has a number of advantages for businesses challenged with the need to deliver effective, continuous training across their entire workforce. When this happens, some workers get the training they need and others do not.

Hospitality LMS: What to Know

Continu

Now that you know some of the benefits of an LMS, it’s time to choose the correct partner. What key features do you need? This may be more cost-effective in the beginning, but is not the best option overall and can actually be more costly in the end. Do they offer a free trial or a demo? Facilitators can provide feedback, combine blogs, wikis, and more for students. GAP, Airbnb, Johnson & Johnson, New York University, and Swarovski.

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

Learning Visions

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! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Learn how everything gets easier when you know who your ideal client is with agency operator and podcaster Jason Resnick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris Badgett: So let’s start with how do you define the ideal customer?

6 Do’s and Don’ts for More Effective Sales Coaching

Allego

Research shows that boosting the effectiveness of your front-line sales managers’ coaching is the single biggest driver of higher win rates, yet over a third of managers we recently surveyed felt they don’t do enough of it. Front-line sales managers need help understanding who, what and when to coach, but they also need to know how to deliver coaching in a way that reps will receive it well. Don’t assume the rep already knows how to do X, Y or Z.

All you have to know about Captivate timeline(s) in a cptx project

Adobe Captivate

The common features for cpvc- and cptx projects were explained in the introduction, if you missed it please take a look at that blog post. The tiny icons between the control panel (with play button etc) and the zoom slider, which I explained in the intro of this sequence of posts, do not have any value because Time has no meaning for a master slide. Interactive widgets/interactions: do have a pause at 1 sec (check the Timing Properties panel). Intro.

Stop! Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

Creating quick and effective online training from your classroom content has lots of pitfalls. How can your company take advantage of this unique opportunity quickly, yet effectively? Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know.

How Training Increases User Adoption of New Software

InfoPro Learning

How do you get employees to use new software? If you do a quick online search of the ways you can increase user adoption you will find pages listing the latest techniques, but you might be surprised to find that they all have one thing in common. Without training employees are likely to have trouble using the new technology effectively, causing stalled workflows and project delays. Employees who feel confident in their ability to use a system are more likely to do so.

Designing a Performance Support Program for a Global BFSI Leader

InfoPro Learning

Most industry leaders already know this and have comprehensive training programs in place to ensure that they are providing quality service. However, the most successful organizations do not approach employee training and development as a one-time event.

Everything You Need to Know About Why Customizable Courseware Rocks

eLearning Brothers

But on the off chance that you HAVEN’T heard all about our new and amazing Customizable Courseware and you want to know all about it, then the following articles are for you! The Announcement: Interactive Soft Skills Training with New Customizable Courseware. “… between Templates and Custom Development, there is a huge pay gap, time gap and resource gap that has never been filled… until now.”. You’ve probably heard about our Customizable Courseware at this point.

Designing Effective Learning Experiences

Interactive Services

The modern era of training and e-learning is often characterized by the learning coma – a phenomenon in which learners are lulled into a semi-conscious state of boredom and ennui, all the while trying to care, but in reality, suffering from a serious motivation gap. Designing effective learning experiences is both an art and a science that incorporates a number of strategies, including: Empathizing with learners’ challenges. What do you want your learners to do?

Being an effective leader of remote teams

Matrix

How do employees cope with this new working environment? Being an effective leader of remote teams. Insights suggests a TBS model (Trust, Belonging, and Support) that could help globally dispersed teams work more effectively and that could identify suitable leaders. If team members feel that their sense of belonging is not satisfied in the virtual working environment, a relationship leader might be the best solution to fill in the social and communication gap.

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