When Remembering Really Matters – New White Paper from Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller, President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper: When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. You can download the white paper by filling out the form below: Here’s what is covered in the white paper: What will learners remember? All of these strategies are explained in detail within the white paper. Download the white paper now!

Four Strategies for Long-Term Retention in Corporate Learning (White Paper)

Knowledge Guru

Sharon Boller , Knowledge Guru creator and Chief Product Officer, has authored a new white paper on strategies you can use to help learners remember. Most importantly, you’ll find five unique business challenges in the white paper… and the strategies we used to solve those challenges for our clients. The white paper is available as a free download in the Learning Center on our Bottom-Line Performance website.

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What Will Corporate Learners Remember from your Training?

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. The white paper includes eight strategies to improve learning and remembering. Organizations typically have business challenges to address and growth goals to reach. Imagine that you are in charge of designing and imple- menting a learning solution that addresses one of the business problems on the next page.

Digital Future Of Consumer Goods Industry Using Online LMS

G-Cube

Digitization has led to huge transformations across multiple business aspects, offering unrivaled opportunities for value creation, while representing major risk associated with it. To win in today’s digital world, consumer goods companies face major questions that include how to build a strong brand presence, establish business via online channels and how to grab technology-inclined opportunities to identify customers’ needs. • White papers Consumer Goods FMCG

Shocking outcomes from ATD research on Instructional design

Challenge to Learn

The ATD published a report on Instructional design: “Instructional design now: a new age of learning and beyond” They did a survey among 1120 learning professionals. Info-graphic by ATD on report: instructional design now. Some more detail from the report: Top 10 approaches in Learning: 92% – Traditional classroom instruction. No social learning, no informal learning, nothing about connecting learning to the business.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. To thrive in this environment, everyone must become student and faculty and publisher and instructional designer. IBM white paper by Rob Cross.

Business Process, customer experience, IoT!

Origin Learning

Can IoT prove to be an integrating factor for diverse businesses in a dynamically-evolving digital environment? In such a scenario, “It’s important that leaders in more organizations investigate this incredible technology revolution and the impact it can have on their businesses,” opines Nicholas Butler, Senior Group Manager, Embedded Systems Product Marketing, National Instruments. IoT is all about re-imaging things: business process, customer experiences.

Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business

Web Courseworks

A Sneak Peek at an Upcoming Webinar with Tagoras on March 26, 1 pm Eastern – In just two weeks, Web Courseworks will join Tagoras for a webinar on Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business. I have a strong interest in joining Tagoras for this webinar because of how impactful an education business strategy can be on the entire lifecycle of educational products. for Your Education Business.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 5 Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline

Infopro Learning

Two vital techniques for grooming tomorrow’s leaders: Leadership Development: Corporate training expenditures are highest on leadership development,2 and for good reason: investing in tomorrow’s leaders today is a hallmark of sustainable business development. We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Instructional Design

The Science of Remembering: Strategies for Long-Term Retention (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller spoke to these challenges in her recent white paper : “When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention.” ” The white paper includes strategies for both learning and remembering , emphasizing the need to improve the effectiveness of the initial training event as well as the post-training reinforcement strategy.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 4 Optimum Performance

Infopro Learning

How they can improve upon the functional or soft skills being taught in the training program through business process changes. We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Download the Timing is Everything White Paper. “Developmental coaching: Business benefit–fact or fad? Instructional Design

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 4 Optimum Performance

Infopro Learning

How they can improve upon the functional or soft skills being taught in the training program through business process changes. We will be sharing information on decreasing the learning curve on our blog through the Timing is Everything series, but to read more now download the Timing is Everything White Paper! Download the Timing is Everything White Paper. “Developmental coaching: Business benefit–fact or fad? Instructional Design

Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

Many of the webinars also have a supporting resource, such as a white paper, project sample, or lookbook, to go along with them. This webinar shows how a curriculum of learning solutions can be used as part of a product launch to solve common business problems. Access White Paper. Then, it examines four case studies from organizations that successfully implemented a serious game that drove business results. Access White Paper.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

Make sure your learning solutions are designed based off of sound instructional design… not popular opinion. When Remembering Really Matters – White Paper from Sharon Boller. Speaking of instructional design, Sharon went even more in depth in this white paper. You’ll also find examples of business situations where remembering directly impacts the success of the organization.

Failure is the New Success

Web Courseworks

Game mechanics are a fundamental component of games that connect our physical actions to the game world, but they are not the only component of games that can inform instructional design. Part of the reason instructional designers feel compelled to incorporate game mechanics into our curricula is because we feel like we need to dangle a carrot in front of our learners to motivate them to finish the course.

Training Not Working? Realign with Your Strategy and Reunite with Your Business

Pract.us

Get business and training working in the same direction. One of the recurring frustrations with training programs is that they don’t make a real impact on business performance. Granted, it’s difficult to pinpoint cause and effect between training and overall business success, but often the two don’t reflect the same priorities. If that sounds familiar, realign your focus and reunite training with the business. Reunite training with the business.

Missing: New Hires. Is Your Onboarding to Blame?

Infopro Learning

According to the Harvard Business Review, companies reportedly lose as many as 17% of their new employees in just three months after hire. He’s overwhelmed, but reluctant to approach any of his busy colleagues. In addition, if you are interested in using onboarding to increase employees speed to proficiency, see our white paper Timing is Everything: Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve.

How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision

Dashe & Thomson

Even though many Learning and Development organizations find it a challenge to prove training’s effect beyond how learners react to the training and whether they have learned the training content, senior management and business stakeholders are more and more interested in metrics that show the bottom line. The “chain of evidence” supports the results, showing the value learning and reinforcement has provided to the business.

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s white paper, which summarized seven of the emerging L&D trends for the year, was downloaded thousands of times because we increasingly need information that helps us sort through the trends and determine what’s really pressing for our organizations. Learning Trends and Technologies: New White Paper by Sharon Boller - This white paper was our single most downloaded piece of content in the calendar year.

Best Practices for Structuring New Employee Orientation

KnowledgeCity

Sending instructions on where to go on their first day and assigning someone to greet them, introduce them to key staff and give them a tour of the facility (this can easily apply to remote positions). Incorporating a Successful New Employee Orientation Program Is Just Good Business.

Reusable Learning Object Methodology – A way to design blended learning

Matrix

Our training manager was awesome — he was business savvy, empowered us to do what we needed to do, BUT he didn’t have a learning development background. One day, he confidently instructed us that we now must design our training using the Reusable Learning Object approach. In fact, Cisco created a White Paper back in 2003 that explains it thoroughly. E-learning Instructional Designers

What Makes for a Meaningful Game

Bottom-Line Performance

If you would like to see the white paper in its entirety, check out the Learning Briefs section on our website.). A few examples: • Games like Tetris and Chess keep players’ minds busy by forcing them to consider which one of several possible moves they want to take next. (We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of one-to-two page “briefs” regarding learning game design. This is part 3: What Makes for a Meaningful Game.

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Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow. Colin Skinner, Instructional Designer. Dawn Ramin, Instructional Designer. The era of web-based authoring systems is here.

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Rev Up Your Ramp Up: Making Employee Onboarding More Efficient

Inkling

Some employers stress on-the-job training while others have full-on classroom instruction before employees begin any projects. The biggest problem with classroom training is retention rate: According to the sales performance international white paper “ The Future of Sales Training ,” new employees forget 84% of training information within 90 days.

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

Learningtogo

Instructional design, learning management systems, authoring tools, training analytics and other tools of the trade are also given to us by science. You’ve done your homework, completed your analysis and aligned your plan with the goals of the business. If you have survey results, white papers, external research and other supporting documents, quote them in your presentation and provide them as backup for further study. Link Your Recommendations to Business Outcomes.

Who Owns “Microlearning?” The Learners Do. Not Grovo.

Vignettes Learning

In my humble opinion, Grovo is being high-handed about running its business. Grovo Even Cited “3-Minute eLearning” in a white paper Grovo referred to my book as a source of their white paper on Microlearning More on Ray Jimenez’s Works Ray Jimenez and others have been researching, espousing and innovating systems and software with the Microlearning principles. Grovo, Inc. founded 2010) has trademarked the term “Microlearning”, reported by Chief Learning Officer.

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When learning experience design goes wrong

Learning Pool

We talked to numerous experts on learning theory in the course of preparing our White Paper: Experience: Theory, Design and Supporting Technologies for an experience-based Learning Culture. Part of the problem with all this talk about “learning experience”,’ says Leonard Houx, Senior Instructional Designer at the Cass Business School and director of the eLearning Network, ‘ is it’s questionable whether learning is actually experienced at all.’

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: In today’s business environments where: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is the most crucial factor for success. business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. Enter ‘Embedded Performance Support’ — performance support that is embedded in the business process (and hence the workflow of the employees) that helps make support more efficient and effective. White Papers/Documents.

16 Competence Sets for the Most Popular Positions

Eduson

Just as with everything else in business, if you want it done right, then you need to invest time and effort. In this white paper, we are digging deep to determine what your employees need to possess to make your company prosperous. Also, you will get instructions on best training for each employee. Or download the white paper Download the White Paper. 16 Competence Sets for the Most Popular Positions.

21st Century Skills in eLearning

Web Courseworks

When is an infographic appropriate versus a white paper? For example, instructional designers need to work with programmers, graphic artists, subject matter experts, and data scientists to develop effective eLearning curricula. Instructional Design 21st Century Skills associations collaboration communication creativity Critical Thinking elearning LMSWhich century do you want to prepare your learners for: the 1900s, or the 2000s?

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Digitec to Produce Additional Courses for ISA

Association eLearning

Digitec’s in-house team of instructional designers, writers, graphic artists and programmers recently completed Sign Safety, Wall Signs, and Electrical Installations and are slated to begin production on the next set of courses. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning.

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21st Century Skills and eLearning

Web Courseworks

When is an infographic appropriate versus a white paper? For example, instructional designers need to work with programmers, graphic artists, subject matter experts, and data scientists to develop effective eLearning curricula. Managing eLearning Blog 21st Century Skills associations critical thinking elearning instructional design LMSWhich century do you want to prepare your learners for: the 1900s, or the 2000s?

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User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

We spoke to three companies who are already working or experimenting with user generated content and created a white paper with our findings. Kevin Claus, Instructional Designer, Nielsen: “We were looking for an easy to use eLearning authoring tool such as Easygenerator that is intuitive and not intimidating. The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly.

Six Truths About Implementing a Learning Game that Gets Results

Knowledge Guru

If you are a chief learning officer or training manager/director who is trying to figure out whether games should be part of your learning mix—or how best to use them—here are six truths for you to consider: 1) Games and simulations require expertise to design well; you have to understand game design as well as instructional design. This is a tricky business, but it can be done.

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Providing personalized online training to remote workforces

Matrix

Even though remote work and online training have been around for a while, many businesses have had (and some are still having) a hard time adjusting to the new realities of work, including putting essential employee training online.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks instructional designer Jenny Saucerman using HTC Vive. Data Visualization in eLearning: Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise was published in 2012, and right about that time the market for self-service business intelligence software (Tableau, Qlik, Microsoft Power BI) went bonkers. Business models at the big MOOC platforms have shifted; both Coursera and Udacity are now pushing “nanodegrees” with a self-paced format.

Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Bottom-Line Performance

It takes the guesswork out of game based learning with a proven game design you can use for your instructional games. This option works great if you typically outsource your learning design, while the Game Creation Wizard is ideal for in-house instructional design teams. She authored one of the chapters in Karl Kapp’s forthcoming book, The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Field Book.

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