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How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. Today, nearly 350,000 community associations represent 70 million residents.

Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It

Pract.us

You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. You have a skills gap. Businesses aren’t investing in training programs.

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. How do you keep your A-Team up to speed?

Should We Do More Apprenticeships?

Pract.us

Most companies don’t do long training programs like apprenticeships. industries offer them and most companies complain of a skills gap in the workforce, enterprising businesses could use these programs to jump ahead of the curve and gain a competitive advantage.

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?

Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

EPISODE 19 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: On our previous episode , we talked about the increasing popularity of customer success programs among high-growth companies – especially software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors. But there’s definitely a gap. We know education is essential.

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

Talented Learning

Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: As many people know, I live on a farm, so conservation and natural resources are a big part of my life. But I didn’t know about land trusts until I met you four years ago, Mary. How do you do that? What other types of interests do you serve?

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What Is The Business Value of Online Learning?

LearnDash

You’ve heard a lot about online learning, but how do you know it’s the best solution for your organization? For some organizations, outsourcing training to a community college or special seminar course may be the best option. Close the talent gap. Businesses around the country are struggling to fill skilled labor positions due to talent gaps among the workforce. Online learning is budget-friendly and sustainable.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. =>

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

G-Cube

One of the best ways to promote lifelong learning and build a thriving learning community is to cultivate an online training culture. Chances are, a high percentage of your eLearning budget goes toward onboarding training.

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Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

Fortunately, they have technology on their side, and they know how to use it. But how can eLearning professionals provide them with the bite-sized bits of eLearning they need to achieve their goals, especially when working on a tight eLearning budget?

Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Only through scientific observation and analysis do we know otherwise. All too often we respond with any metrics we think might help, even when we know they have little to do with the efficacy of training.

Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life

mLevel

Does your local grocery store have a rewards program? How about your gym, budgeting tool, or coffee shop? Sure that made me feel good but before you start sending me a friend request on FB, it had little to do with how much money I had and more how I engaged on the platform.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

We know also that practice is critical for retention, and that spaced practice has been shown to provide an effective mechanism to help memory retention over the longer term, so we can recall when we need it. When there’s little or no gap between the two there is no ‘transfer problem’.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

This low percentage represents a huge gap in an area where organizations are spending so much money and focusing so much energy. Some of these programs are quite exotic. Another program offers budding leaders the opportunity to explore their leadership capacity using horses.

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Welcome to the City of Lifelong Learning

CLO Magazine

“The philosophy here is that becoming a good learner is something that anyone can do and something that should be available to every member in the community,” said Santiago Garces, chief innovation officer for South Bend. Community and Collaboration.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

Manual data entry stifles the true potential of this model, however, When it comes to identifying knowledge gaps or potential performance improvement recommendations, automation is the stepping stone to broader application.

How to choose an external e-learning vendor ?

Ideaon

There is comfort in knowing that a vendor can work on a particular skillset, but can also work with aligned skill sets? Do they offer more fluff than substance? Cost vs Value proposition.Can the vendor work within your budget? And if yes, do they do all the work in-house?

Are you using your Intellectual Assets: Re-defining eLearning

TalentLMS

They are the main “know how” individuals, whose loss (as in brain drain in the form of a resignation) would prove fatal to an area of your business. How do you determine your main business processes and measure the extent to which experts effect their operations?

Q&A with client CCO or Famous L&D person – Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

Currently, Nicole is a senior compliance manager on LinkedIn’s small but mighty Global Compliance & Integrity team, where she spearheads the company’s compliance training and program build, communications, and culture initiatives.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

First, the platform: mLevel’s purpose is to measurably increase the engagement, effectiveness and retention of our client’s workforce learning programs, while reducing the time to create and deploy those programs – often by as much as 80%. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

Now, businesses large and small are expanding their internal training programs to serve the serve the needs of learning audiences outside of organizational walls. Meanwhile, for the brave souls who do respond, extended enterprise learning programs can be an eye-opening experience.

7 tips for developing an online training culture in your organization

LearnUpon

Every building needs a solid foundation and the same is true for a successful online training program. Your employees need a structured training culture in order to develop skills, fill performance gaps, and master work-related tasks.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Early on, I discovered that organizations invest much more heavily in learning programs for customers, partners and community members. You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. Do you see signs of this now?

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

First, the platform: mLevel’s purpose is to measurably increase the engagement, effectiveness and retention of our client’s workforce learning programs, while reducing the time to create and deploy those programs – often by as much as 80%.

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Avoid Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide to Procuring Learning Technology (Free for ATD members) Why do so many learning technology projects fail to deliver sustained value to their organization? There’s power in devoting time to internally solving the skills gap. Join this session for more information about the Adobe Captivate Specialist certificate program. Is this program right for you?

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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. But by 2020, 85% of businesses will actually be piloting AI programs through a combination of build, buy and outsourcing strategies. Application programming interfaces (APIs).

Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative

Avilar

Find out what’s happening now with cybersecurity, what all of your employees need to know and how you can create a cyber-smart culture. What Your Employees (and Leaders) Need to Know. From the strategic plan to the annual goals to budgeting and resources.

Learning You Can Take to the Bank

CLO Magazine

Although learning is proven to contribute to business success, slashed budgets have put many organizations’ learning efforts on the chopping block, opening the door for blending learning. ESI’s study found that 56 percent of respondents whose PMOs were active in measuring training impact and learning sustainment claimed more than 75 percent of projects were delivered on time, to budget, within scope and to customer expectations.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

Getting to Know Emily and Her Work in L&D. I actually started off professionally doing market research. Do I need people to be able to complete this remotely and then upload later? What kind of streaming video options do we have?” Like…do you need an LMS?

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning. But there would still be some baseline tasks that a consultant would do in this respect. Sushant Singh Even i am interested to know about the same, can anybody help please. Never build a training program that dont have a ROI.

A Vital View on Learning

CLO Magazine

You can’t improve the workplace if you don’t know the work,” said CEO Joe Steier, who came up with the idea for CNA training but relied on McNevin to make it happen. What we do isn’t glamorous, but it is purposeful work,” Steier said. “I McNevin knew she could do better.

Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

WBT Systems

A 7-day green smoothie challenge helped the founders of Simple Green Smoothies build an online community of more than 200,000 people. The challenge will give them the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and/or skills in the company of their professional community. A challenge provides structure and community for what would otherwise be a lonely struggle. The participants are all in it together, holding each other accountable for showing up and doing the work each day.

How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona

LifterLMS

The biggest lesson Joe learned from making the switch is that customers do not care about the vehicle that gets them to the destination, rather they care about getting to the destination itself. Number three is to be a community builder. My first tagline was, “Learn by doing.”

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

We don’t perform on a live stage to sell-out crowds, but we do produce thought leadership webinars that attract hundreds of global attendees. We’re not exactly poetic, but we do create a stream of carefully crafted written content. Do you know what’s available?