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MOOCs to Bridge the Workplace Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

In business a huge skills gap is hindering the ability of many organizations to achieve their goals because students are not graduating from school with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need for critical jobs. However, out of disruption comes innovation, and if we can set these two trends on a collision course, we might find a perfect solution for the skills gap problem, which is predicted to take a heavy toll on U.S.

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Using Assessments Effectively in eLearning

JCA Solutions

There’s a quote from George Bernard Shaw that says “ the single biggest problem with communication is the illusion it has taken place. An assessment is a device we use to gather information about our eLearning effectiveness. Is the learner performing a skill better?

The Power of Digital Learning

Magic EdTech

Digital learning now is any form of learning created using instructional practices that makes effective use of technology.The umbrella of digital learning strategies ranges from e-books to games to mobile learning to AR/VR.It Interactive visuals can be even more effective than simple graphics.

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

According to our research, there are a variety of low-cost (or even free) and out-of-box training initiatives that startups can take advantage of and provide for their employees. One of the best low-cost and easy-to-implement training solutions is social learning.

The Future of Learning: How to Deliver Tomorrow’s Great Learning Experiences Today

Instilled

This requires new skills and behaviors, including the ability to use accurate and insightful data to drive decision making. They have to sharpen the coaching skills of line managers but also to seed and support learning between work colleagues.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

The first step in measuring eLearning’s ROI is determining what the initial investment will cost. The price of an LMS is a huge consideration in determining the overall cost of the initial investment into eLearning.In This can have a sizeable effect on an ROI.

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The Future of Learning: How to Deliver Tomorrow’s Great Learning Experiences Today

Leo Learning

This requires new skills and behaviors, including the ability to use accurate and insightful data to drive decision making. They have to sharpen the coaching skills of line managers but also to seed and support learning between work colleagues.

How Not to Manage Instructor-Led Training with Your LMS

Training Orchestra

Instructor-Led Training remains one of the most effective training methods, but consumes a large chunk of the training budget. As a result, ILT tends to be more costly. Appropriate software should help proactively track costs and align the budget with your strategy.

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Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

So it’s not surprising that a 2014 Deloitte University Press survey of global organizations revealed that 86 percent of participating companies said having more effective leaders at all levels was their No. Acquire skills working across cultures and within groups with diverse ways of thinking.

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Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

Our conversation left me wondering how these new findings are actually shaping workforce skills development. Increasingly, that includes skills development – yet many organizations still struggle to deliver high-impact learning. It’s communication and interpersonal skills.

How to Overcome Government Performance Management Challenges

Avilar

Yet the country’s largest employer is beset with an older workforce that’s looking to retire and leave a wake of skills gaps behind. At the same time, agencies struggle to recruit and retain the skilled young professionals government needs to deliver on its mission in a changing world.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

You can design training courses that are highly effective at developing skills and competencies. How do you communicate with potential customers and draw them in? Here are some of the no/low-cost techniques that work for us. “If you build it, they will come.”

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Why Our Experience with the JFK Bomb Scare Inspired Us to Brainstorm Better Crowd Control

eLearningMind

In hospital emergency rooms, personnel is taught to triage effectively using live actors and role-playing scenarios to keep their skills sharp and see how they’d react in real-life situations. Because these simulations ensure everyone completes their roles and works as a team, they’re highly effective in ensuring the best quality of care. By now you’ve probably heard about the bomb scare that paralyzed JFK airport in July.

20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

Online learning, cheap access devices, open content, and broadband will soon provide low cost universal access to quality high school learning and building a bridge to post secondary and job opportunities for the next billion youth.

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9 of Your Customer Service Training Questions, Answered

Continu

Skills Exercises. Customer service training can involve a lot of skills practice. Most of them fall under the umbrella of communication skills. Different trainings emphasize different skills, but they usually come down to good communication skills.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

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. Low cost per barrel means high anxiety for everyone, from the boardroom to the oil patch. Is WBT as effective as ILT?

4 Tutorials to Help You Become an Audio Pro

Mindflash

So we need audio, but more importantly, we need to know when to use it for the greatest impact – and how to do so in a way that’s low-cost and high-quality. Audio narration, for instance, is much more powerful than silent text when you need to communicate a complex process.

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Ideas, Tips, and Resources for Using Video in Your Online Training

Mindflash

They’re over-produced – replete with unrealistic scenarios, quasi-aspirational music, and distracting animation effects. But if you want or need to do more extensive editing there are numerous free or low cost software options, like: ­ Videotoolbox. ­

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Ideas, Tips, and Resources for Using Video in Your Online Training

Mindflash

They’re over-produced – replete with unrealistic scenarios, quasi-aspirational music, and distracting animation effects. Trina Rimmer is a learning and communications consultant with twelve years experience designing, developing, and delivering smart, engaging training solutions.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Lisa has more than 25 years of progressive experience building effective people programs in high profile companies across industries, including Consumer Goods, Publishing, High-Tech, and Healthcare. You’ll learn about topics such as: Research behind how EI enhances coaching effectiveness.

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5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. Some people think you can’t teach soft-skills online.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Not only is this what most employees want, it’s also a key component of an effective learning strategy. It helps you scale your training worldwide, but every new recording is a pain to produce, and it’d be ideal for just-in-time learning, if only it could be effectively searched.

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4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great

Mindflash

Ideally these tools are easy to use and help me to create better-looking, highly effective content more quickly – and free is always good, too. What free or low-cost tools are you using?

With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business

TalentLMS

It worked fine but started getting too costly. We opted for S3 due to its combination of low cost, security and flexibility. S3 and Cloudfront are not that easy to work with, compared to Rackspace’s Cloud Files solution, but they are much more flexible and cost-effective.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Decades of expensive LMS solutions gave way to a pricing revolution over the last 10 years, as cloud computing paved the way for low-cost LMS competitors that drove the overall price point down. Significant increase in sales effectiveness. 10 Effective eCommerce Pays, Bigtime.

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LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

Here are three ways technology is providing upside assistance: Lower complexity and cost: Traditionally, the transition to an LMS was notoriously deliberate, time-consuming and expensive. Those realities meant that decisions were driven more by cost savings than the interests of learners.

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Australian Online Training Best Practice Guide for Regulators and RTO’s

ENROLO

High integrity online training costs. In some cases this is leading to low cost and low quality, online learning outcomes as well as giving online training a poor reputation. Whilst examples of industry best practice guidelines for online training do exist, many training providers are either not aware of them or, in some cases, are deliberately not implementing them to cut costs and compete with the lowest cost providers in the market.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

Supporting a distributed workforce through effective training is an increasingly important challenge as companies expand across larger geographic regions. Many of these tools are free or extremely low cost, depending on your needs. Low bandwidth at either end can cause problems.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence (Free for ATD members) Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills.

Duolingo: The Smartest Business Model in Education Technology

Pinlearn

Value Propositions: The Duolingo provides its services with no cost high-quality language learning resources with no advertisement. It also provides crowdsourced translation services at a relatively low cost. The language course comprises a tree of skills to complete the challenges to move on to the next section. However, there are alternative cost-effective ways to create a website like Duolingo. It translates in an effective and much cheaper price.

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Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Improving the Recruiting Process (Free for ATD members) Companies see hiring as a cost or an investment. If seen as a cost, expenses are minimized, squeezed and even eliminated. Describe how to make a program effective. No Design Skills?

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. Some people think you can’t teach soft-skills online.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Skill Gap Analysis.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

Supporting a distributed workforce through effective training is an increasingly important challenge as companies expand across larger geographic regions. Many of these tools are free or extremely low cost, depending on your needs. Low bandwidth at either end can cause problems.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

>> Reduce your total cost of ownership. >> The suite of IBM Kenexa talent products includes BrassRing, Skills Assessments, Talent Insights, Talent Acquisition Suite, Survey Enterprise and BrassRing Candidate Relationship Manager. Then, you can quickly sift through talent pools with the right skills assessment test. >> Reduce voluntary turnover as employees understand how to build a career with you and acquire new skills. >>

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It’s a combination of aesthetic, context, and visual communication. Rapid elearning is attractive because you can create effective elearning courses with little or no programming required. There are a dozens of stock image sites where you can buy low cost images.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

This has a dramatic impact on the Business of Learning and perceptions around value and cost. How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? Teach me less about communication and give me more templates for important, tough communication points.