Using MOOCs: Self-Directed Development and Workforce Training

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I’ve written before about how companies can reward employees who take personal initiatives toward professional development , and in the roughly nine months since I wrote that article, many businesses have started doing exactly that. According to Skillsoft managing director Kevin Young, “The research shows that business leaders increasingly appreciate the value of learning. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

How to use conversations to embed content in elearning


I started writing a blog post about how to embed eLearning content into conversations. How it would look of it were a standard blog article instead of a conversation… eLearning isn’t the only medium that embeds educational content into dialog.

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Gender in the Workplace Study

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Writing Style. The study is focused and written in a write to the point approach. Similar to the way I write my blog, sans the witty banter. The style is what is referred to as new journalism and is the way I always write (for those wondering). . A summary with key findings will be published on this blog, with a link to where the report can be viewed and downloaded. .

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Year in Review: The Worst Employee Training Mistakes of 2011


The first of these comes from Katie Morell, writing for the American Express OPEN Forum, who manages to round up five common training errors that bedevil companies. The end of the year is a good time to look ahead and make plans and resolutions to improve in the year to come.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. Skillsoft (2018), ‘Storytelling in Video–based Leadership Training and Development’ 4. Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


In 2012, SkillSoft awarded Dan the ‘Learning Leader of the Year’ for his work at TELUS and CLO Magazine bestowed the ‘Learning in Practice Innovation Award’ as well. He was recruited into TELUS in Q4 of 2008, previously holding senior positions with SAP, Business Objects, Crystal Decisions and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Wikis, blogs, microblogging, video-sharing are all very important aspects of an organization’s culture.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

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That said, reflection is for some other blog author to write about. 3rd party courseware providers (ex: Skillsoft, Wiley). As a whole, business is being generated in all areas, how much is a different story – since it varies by market and by the vendor themselves. Write an idea on a piece of paper, someone might give you money. Next week’s blog covers the Top 10 Authoring Tools on the market. Upcoming blogs (now posts every Wednesday).

Review of Linkedin Learning

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“If you have complaints or concerns, maybe you should write a blog.” Once the individual found out that I wrote a blog, the wanted to clarify that it was not “Linkedin’s view’ the future of learning is AICC, rather it was their own personal view.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

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If you’ve followed this blog long enough, you’ll know that I am big on presentation skills. Even in organisations where L&D priorities are closely aligned with business priorities there’s plenty of head-room for improvement. Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials - Rapid eLearning Blog , April 20, 2010 A few weeks ago I offered some advice on how to become an elearning pro without spending a dime. Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010. and Trend Lines

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Business Travel. Percipio by Skillsoft, EdCast, me:time, 360Learning, Coorpacademy, Filtered, Triboo, myQuest, Learn Amp (Top 10 2018). Who is coming this week (as of this writing, we anticipate more.). With a special blog post this weekend, covering HRTech. . Heyo!