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Show me the problem! From instructional designer to performance consultant

Elucidat

In this guest blog, Jean Marrapodi explores this common issue and challenges instructional designers to start thinking of themselves more as performance consultants. Maybe we need an elearning module to explain ‘supply chain management’, so they can see the bigger picture.”. Equipped with your notebook and iPhone, your plan is to capture evidence of the application of the things you’ve taught them and see what gaps might exist. The business need is examined.

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy. At DataCamp, those factors include a scalable business model, a smart technology strategy, high-quality instruction and customer feedback loops that drive continuous improvement.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. design project you know that it can feel like there. critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. doing?

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Traditional education isn’t producing enough qualified people to support today’s rapidly changing business needs. Skills Gap” Solutions.

How to Align Your Training With Your Business Objectives in 6 Easy Steps

eFront

Why do we train our employees? And like any spending in business, it should pay off. The achievement of strategic business objectives , of course. This means developing training that will equip employees with the knowledge and skills that in turn will contribute to reaching the business’ strategic vision. What Are Strategic Business Objectives? We know every business is different. So the question becomes, how do you do it?

Is online training right for your team?

Coassemble

Today Jude and I are going to talk about how to know if online training is right for your team, how to begin your solution search, and understanding what you need to look for in a solution. For many businesses, it’s growth that pushes the need for a scalable training process.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? With the rise of rapid eLearning tools and the ease with which virtually anyone can now create a course, whats changing for the instructional designer? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen? SMEs using rapid eLearning tools)?

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Here is how to evaluate the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development. The Challenges When You Outsource Your eLearning Content Development.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

Interview: Sheryl Plouffe – Use of Video in Learning and Development

Petra Mayer

Not just in the world of business, and not just on your couch, but in our personal lives as well. I’m Petra Mayer of Petra and Associates consultant and today I am super thrilled to have with me Sheryl Plouffe. Now, how did this experience impact you in your business now?

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed? How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? A related problem is doing what we’ve always done.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

When we no longer do so much procedural training, we need to have other skills to keep us relevant and useful, and I believe that an understanding of behavioral design is a crucial part of that. I also think we should challenge the assumption that “we can’t do that in virtual online.”

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. LEARNNOVATORS : You have been voicing your concerns on the poor quality of e-learning courses.

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‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” 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! An exclusive handful of organizations have won Best of Elearning! Elearning! To learn more, visit www.2elearning.com/ awards/best-of-elearning-awards. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines take great pride in announcing the Best of Elearning!

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Business Goals. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs. Identify the gaps in each of the systems and assess them against your requirements. Now it is time to assess the gaps against these categories and eliminate systems that don’t fulfill all “must have” features.

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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 first, lets look at what other sources say… AI Trends In Business. Despite confusion about its definition and its business value, AI continues to find its way forward. But by 2020, 85% of businesses will actually be piloting AI programs through a combination of build, buy and outsourcing strategies. Web Courseworks eLearning Hype Curve. Integrated analytics fill this gap.

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: Hollywood FX with PowerPoint Make professional, movie quality effects using PowerPoint. Do not miss this latest jaw-dropping session by Mike Parkinson, Owner of Billion Dollar Graphics. How do you reach contacts now working for home? Contact us here to let us know!

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Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

EI Design

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Here is how to evaluate the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development. The Challenges When You Outsource Your eLearning Content Development.

5 Tips To Optimize Your Instructional Design Process For Better eLearning Courses

TalentLMS

And staying the same while the rest of the world transforms around you is probably the worst strategy that any business could adopt. In the 21st century, a delivery company taking orders via fax, or a clothing manufacturer that still relies on the production of hand-stitched garments, would suffer a certain death as the competition becomes faster, more responsive, and provides superior quality. Because the single most timeless asset that a business will ever possess is its people.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap. The major areas of weakness were soft skills, technical skills, leadership, and computer skills, and these gaps are negatively impacting U.S. businesses, particularly in terms of their ability to obtain investment.

Subject Matter Experts & Training

Ed App

But at the core of a great course stands the quality of the content – and this is delivered by the subject matter expert. An SME is the person laying foundations for any of the content appearing at training, courses, webinars, consultations, or presentations.

Overcoming 3 Common Objections to Training Needs Assessment

Mindflash

Convinced of the seriousness of her illness, she spent the first 10 minutes of her consultation asking the doctor about different cancer treatments – before she’d even been given a cancer diagnosis (thankfully, it was NOT cancer and she’s fine). How to address it: Educate clients, SMEs, and managers by explaining the cost of NOT doing a needs analysis. You don’t need to analyze anything since you already know the business.”.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

They are focused on the three qualities of work defined by Daniel Pink in Drive: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose. They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How. Simon Sinek expresses this brilliantly in his popular TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action : “But very, very few people or organizations know why they do what they do. Why do you get out of bed in the morning? What would they do differently?

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Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed? How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? A related problem is doing what we’ve always done.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2021

Limestone Learning

How do ATD’s education offerings and professional certification relate to the new Talent Development Capability Model? PT: Foster Inclusion and Facilitate Inclusively in Leadership Development (Free for ATD members) Inclusion has never been more critical to business success.

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The Learning & Development Podcast: Developing A Digital Mindset With Myles Runham

looop

In this episode, I’m speaking with Myles Runham, who is a digital consultant, former General Manager at searchengine ask.com, and formerly Head of Digital at the BBC Academy. We had a clear focus on data and analysis, particularly in commercial and digital advertising businesses.

Customer Education: How Smart Technology Companies Lock-In Value

Talented Learning

How Well Do You Know Your Customers? In this era of data-driven marketing, successful businesses have learned that the more you know about your customers, the more your company is bound to grow. You can: Shape products and services that better satisfy your existing customer base; Identify, attract, engage and retain more buyers that are a profitable fit for your offerings and, Inform your brand roadmap — whether you sell to businesses, consumers or both.

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. ” Their education and experience is focused on instructional design, learning theory, content quality, and training efficiency. But extended enterprise business decision makers can’t afford to wait. Join our upcoming LIVE webinar: Custom Learning Experiences: When No LMS Will Do.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? How will the LMS support our business objectives and how will we measure the ROI? Imagine going through a lengthy needs assessment, only to find out at the very end that an LMS is not what you need and that there are low cost alternatives that will do the job for you. In those instances, you do not need to create technical eLearning files that provide you with detailed tracking. Business Goals.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: How to Easily Create Multi-Language Elearning Courses Language and location present their own challenges when it comes to delivering learning to international audiences. How do you create a single course that translates into multiple languages? Contact us here to let us know!

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Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development. The business impact of soft skills training. Contact us here to let us know!

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Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. Choosing an elearning authoring tool is not an easy decision and realistically you’ll probably need more than a demo to make it. As with any new technology, you want to be sure you’re making the right choice and investing wisely – that means it has scope to grow as your business and team grows too. So, how do you weigh up which option is right for you? Quality.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

There’s a good selection this month to get you thinking about the business of learning and development. Discuss strategies for what to do when technology fails. Learn to create an exciting elearning course that hits all the right notes. PT: What Does Colour Have to Do With It?

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How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Businesses today invest a hefty amount of money, time, and efforts in providing opportunities for growth and development to their workforce. These efforts are intended to make employees productive and successful so that businesses can stay relevant in a rapidly evolving business climate. Workplace training is necessary to keep employees updated with industry trends and latest technologies that are key to survive in a competitive business environment.