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Do You Really Need That New Elearning Consultant? If So…

Spark Your Interest

While the benefits of online learning have been clear for years, it’s only recently that online learning has gone mainstream. Post covid19, traditional face to face training isn’t po ssible. Let alone creating new online learning.

Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, on the morning of June 5, Sephora closed all of its U.S. This was following backlash the makeup giant received after American R&B artist SZA tweeted about Sephora employees accusing her of stealing and calling security on her while she shopped at a California store. locations so its 175,000 employees could complete a four-hour anti-bias training program, also following a racial profiling incident in a Philadelphia store.

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Covert Consulting: A Survival Competency for Today’s Training Organizations

Living in Learning

The phone rings early, and I answer without the benefit of my first cup of caffeine. The Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing is on the line being his usual all-business self, even at 7:05am. He makes a simple request – “If we’re going to become a world-class Marketing organization, we’re going to have to fix the Marketing University catalog.”. We don’t have the right courses in the catalog, and I need your help to fix that.”.

Not Your Grandfather's Diversity Training

CLO Magazine

When the state of Michigan learned that the minorities who worked for the agency did not feel their opinions mattered, leaders created nontraditional diversity training programs to promote more effective ways to communicate. While roughly half of Michigan’s population is composed of minorities, just 14 percent of the employees in the state’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget in 2006 were from these groups.

Ten Words We Must Keep Saying About the Science of Learning (While We Still Can)

Learningtogo

Vulnerable, entitlement, diversity, transgender, fetus, evidence-based, science-based. These seven words created quite a stir when it was reported that the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued an internal style guide advising employees to avoid these words if they wanted to get their programs funded by our current Congress. While official statements attempted to minimize the fallout, the recommendation to avoid them remains. Diversity.

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

After a decade of explosive market growth, online video has reached critical mass and there’s no turning back. Consider these statistics: Online video consumption will represent more than 80% of all internet traffic by the end of this year. 68% of people prefer to learn about a product or service by watching a short video. You get the picture. To engage and educate audiences at scale, you can’t beat the power and reach of online video.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

When the very first website launched in 92, there was just a handful of sparse pages outlining the new “ world wide web ” project at CERN. But soon, every company and organization focused on creating their websites and populating the web with content on every topic. Many were surprised when nobody showed up and the content race started. Extended enterprise learning content followed a similar path. The pendulum always swings backs to content.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. While many larger companies have already transitioned into e-Learning and embrace it as a vital component of their overall training efforts, many mid-size and smaller companies have been waiting on the sidelines observing how the technology, methods, and costs evolve.

How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

ThinkingKap Solutions

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. Clients undertaking these projects for the first time end up surprised how much goes into it, and it always takes longer than the uninitiated would assume. With this much going on, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are a lot of roles needed to complete the end product. This is the SME’s biggest role.

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

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 19 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. 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. REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW! And the media?

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

Are you an HR or L&D professional trying to figure out how to expand your training programs to customers, channel partners or others outside of your organization’s walls? And how will I know if I’m heading in the right direction?” ” As a specialist in extended enterprise learning technologies, I get it. I hear those questions all the time. So let me try to make the path easier for you to navigate. Here’s the good news.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. Spurred by the threat of the Civil War and the need for faster communication with the West. The Pony Express consisted of relays of men on horseback carrying saddlebags of mail across a 2000-mile trail. Though the famous mail service only lasted from April 1860 to October 1861,” it was a reflection of early communication methods. ADL Mobile Learning Handbook.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. Nor is it some sort of distant vision to chase until the next distraction captures our imagination. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

” That’s a lot of moving pieces, but it’s also a fair indicator of today’s complex and fluid learning technology landscape. Recently a client asked which trends are gaining the most traction. First I sliced the list in half. Then I updated the comments with my current perspectives as an independent analyst. Finally, I reordered the list to reflect the priorities of today’s extended enterprise market. REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW.

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

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 14 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 14 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Many people assume that federal and state governments are responsible for land conservation in the U.S. It also takes a village – a diverse and educated grassroots village – to protect America’s natural treasures.

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People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you looking into enterprise level eLearning solutions? Have you been researching for the right place to begin planning? Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you looking into enterprise level eLearning solutions? Have you been researching for the right place to begin planning? Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.

Training Video Production, Humanized

Unboxed

Today, as the Director of Content Strategy at Unboxed, I’ve had the honor of being part of a team that’s produced hundreds of microlearning videos for our clients. However, over the years I’ve observed how corporate training video production intimidates most people in the market for it. In an effort to make the production process a little more human-friendly, we created the Training Video Production, Humanized guide. Download the Free Guide.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. Our industry is always searching for the next big feature destined to change everything. In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it!

Free learning & development webinars for July 2020

Limestone Learning

And then there’s the challenge of boundary setting. When your commute is from the bedroom to the kitchen table, how do you carve out “off time” versus working non-stop? This month’s crop of free webinars offers plenty of tips for getting the most out of virtual work. Learn the tricks the pros use to get audience agreement and sell a product, solution or idea. Use the latest behavioural psychology and neuromarketing techniques.

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People. I’ve had quite a bit of experience with this and actually one of my very first projects was creating a pretty incredible eLearning solutions for Lexus sales people. Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

As the end of 2019 approaches, budgets are being finalized and sales quotas are being established for the new year. Have you accounted for the cost of employee training in your 2020 budget? A diverse client base gives us a well-rounded view of the L&D space to share what we expect to see as corporate training trends in 2020. But before we jump into the trends, let’s take a look at the corporate training landscape as a whole.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. But with a mountain of content to produce, tight deadlines, and a small budget, where do you even start? That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Check out the tips below. Tom is the Chief Architect at Articulate.

What Colleges Aren’t Doing Enough of to Keep the Doors Open

Beyond Campus Innovations

Declining enrollment rates in higher education have been trending over the past couple of years. Now we’re seeing a record number of colleges have to partner with larger universities, sell off land and other assets, or even close their doors altogether in the face of a number of changing factors. But it’s not over for those thinking outside the box. Keep reading to understand the constraints colleges face, and see how some are utilizing technology for survival.

2019: The Year of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

It’s a good year for learning leaders and their vendors. After decades of fighting for budgets and justifying their existence, these L&D professionals are finally getting the respect and resources they deserve. Almost of half of learning leaders report that in 2019 their budgets are increasing, 77 percent say they are adding staff, and 82 percent say their executives actively support efforts to engage employees in professional development.

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

Talented Learning

In just a few short years, AI has become one of the most talked-about technology advances since the dawn of the internet. Yet many people still remain confused about the realities of artificial intelligence and its lesser-known subset, machine learning. As our lead analyst, John Leh, noted in a recent learning technology trends analysis, “It’s important to keep in mind that AI is hard to demonstrate and easy to exaggerate.”

Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

You may know me as an independent learning systems consultant. Six years ago I pivoted after 14 years on the front lines with two major commercial LMS vendors. I learned a lot during those years. We’d snicker and say, “If you’re considering both types of systems, one of us is in the wrong place – and it’s probably us!” Early open source learning systems were viable for academic applications. The general public.

The Many Benefits of Selling Online Education to Corporate Members

WBT Systems

The global corporate online training market is expected to grow by nearly 10% annually over the next five years. Who will the companies in your industry choose to educate their employees? Become the preferred educational partner in your industry by selling online education to corporate members and customers. that we’re hosting with our friends at Talented Learning: How to Scale Online Learning: B2B Market Strategies for Associations.

How to create an efficient marketing funnel for an L&D company

Matrix

Customer engagement is a key element for the success of any training program and training company. Some people feel that they are stuck in a rut while doing their daily tasks at work, so uninteresting and unengaging training sessions are a recipe for disaster.

Podcast 16: Integrated Learning Experiences – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 16 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 16 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Today we’re drilling down on a hot topic – integrated learning experiences. KEY TAKEAWAYS: “I tegrated learning experience” is not just a fancy term for an elearning course. Bad elearning kills you.

Adapting to Adaptive Learning

CLO Magazine

Corporations, especially large ones, increasingly recognize the potential of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data analysis, apps and robots, as well as augmented and virtual reality-based solutions to solve complex organizational challenges. Amid such technological revolution, higher bars for talent and leadership development are being set within corporations and across the learning and development industry. The solution is not just technological or financial.

What is Design Thinking and Why Should You Care?

Pract.us

Adopt the “designer mindset” for more innovative problem solving. I’ve seen a lot of people writing lately about the need for design thinking in employee learning and development programs. The current discussion has made me wonder – “What exactly is design thinking?” The concept has been around since 1969 when it was introduced by researcher Herbert A. Simon in his book The Sciences of the Artificial. Learn more.

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Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

A former manager once told me I had the ability to quickly assimilate information, that he could tell me how to do something and I would then apply that knowledge to a variety of different situations. I now see this feedback as the ultimate compliment, for my manager felt I had learning agility. Learning agility is openness to new information and the ability to gain and apply insights derived from this information. Look for the common thread.

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7 Best Practices for Maximizing the Value of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

KZO Innovations

As ERGs become increasingly integral to the employee experience, they have also grown in value to employers. In this post, two experienced ERG program leaders share insights on what it takes to foster ERGs and ensure success in the eyes of employees and business leaders. ERGs have also grown in value for companies, who have come to understand that employee resource groups enhance the employee experience. 7 Best Practices for a Successful ERG Program.

Leaders Need Exposure

CLO Magazine

But for all the companies making formal leadership development investments, this January, Deloitte reported 84 percent of global organizations are selling their leaders and ultimately their companies short, said Anthony Abbatiello, a principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Human Capital practice and the global leader for Deloitte Leadership. It’s sort of breaking the mental model they’ve been used to, to open the aperture to other opportunities.”.