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ATD Presentation – How to Develop World-Class E-Learning


ATD Presentation – How to Develop World-Class E-learning. It was our first show back in person in over a year so it was quite exciting to be back at a physical event. Hi everyone and thanks very much for coming along to my session on how to develop world-class e-learning.

Virtual Education Vs In-Person Classes

Jigsaw Interactive

When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic in March of 2020, teachers around the world had to reinvent themselves in a joint effort to avoid a complete halt in educational activities. The power of personalization. An emphasis on communication skills.


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Transitioning Your In-Person Training to Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Dashe & Thomson

Over the past year, we’ve seen the creation of a “new normal” in the business world. More and more communication is taking place online and in virtual environments, and corporations and their employees are beginning to understand that this reality is here to stay. Companies are finding their training and development suddenly inaccessible—many in-person programs have been postponed or eliminated altogether.

Confident Communication: How to Discover and Hone Your Personal Voice


No matter the situation, when individuals need to work together to achieve a common goal, communication is the engine that drives collaboration. Here is a closer look at modern business communication practices, as well as some ways to create and maintain a personal voice.

eLearning is Survival: How to Train Employees and Thrive in a Virtual World

Speaker: Tim Hagen, founder of Progress Coaching

The traditional methods of in-person training and teaching have become temporarily incapacitated, and innovators of eLearning have taken the stage. Our time has come as L & D leaders to take stage and lead our organizations in this unique transitionary time. Join Tim Hagen, founder of Progress Coaching, to learn how to establish your ability to successfully train and coach employees virtually. We will discuss and teach specific methods of how this virtual transformation actually provides organizations, specifically learning organizations, unique opportunities never experienced before.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

The four topics we are planning to deep dive into in the first two weeks are: a) Networked learning, b) Personal Learning Networks, c) MOOCs, and d) Communities of Inquiry. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. The world of work, and life in general, is transforming due to profound shifts in various areas. I would also like to emphasize that PLN is intricately linked to one''s personal knowledge management (PKM) capabilities.

Personality style has impacts on how we cope with remote work

CLO Magazine

Since the outset of the coronavirus outbreak the world has changed suddenly and dramatically in various ways. The impacts of these changes have dominated our personal, family and work lives, including decisions that span everything from shopping to socializing to the ways in which we work.

Answering Some Virtual World Questions

Kapp Notes

The metrics or measurements we need to use in 3D virtual immersive environments must be the same we use in physical environments. We must tie virtual world training events to real world outcomes and that requires pre- and post-test measuring with a comparison to gage impact of the 3D virtual world intervention. We can’t use paper and pencil assessment to measure virtual world outcomes, instead we must.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

related jobs and communication technologies. Digitals can find a good job-person fit and prospects for improvement to the e-government system and its performance as they progress. A big chunk of the digital generation relates to the video & virtual gaming sector. In today’s world, it is quite silly to say that Digitals find it hard to find a job.

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Next-Level eLearning: Branded Content & Personalization


At it’s core, your brand is what you do, your company values, your audience, and how you communicate with the world. Why should you opt for a personalized LMS? As an added benefit, personalization makes the training feel like less “cookie-cutter.”



Stella holds a PhD in Computer Science with a focus in adaptive e-learning design, and a post-graduate certificate in adult learning and teaching, both from the University of Hertfordshire in England; a Master Degree in New Media Communications, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art.

What are the problems with digital communication in a virtual LMS?

Creativ Technologies

The virtual learning management system is used by companies these days so much. Digital body language can’t be recognized when you talk to a person for the first time. However, when you continuously communicate with a person, you learn to recognize that language.

Tips for Managing Different Personality Types at Home


For this post, we’ll skip the world news update. Get your extroverts using those communication skills they love to use. As always, communication is key ! Check how they’re feeling and create virtual social events.

Resources for Researching Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Recently, a number of individuals have inquired about resources for virtual world research. Journal of Virtual World Research --Great resource. This journal has freely available PDF articles describing the vast amount of work being done in virtual worlds. Recently, the journal featured a number of articles on using virtual worlds in the field of Healthcare. Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D Book 3D worlds

How Asynchronous Sales Communication Connects Hybrid Teams


Virtual teams are here to stay—and that means finding the right balance between live and asynchronous sales communication. As companies around the world return to the office, we’re not going back to our familiar routines. Synchronous : Communication that happens in real-time.

Virtual Worlds in Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

The first few posts will be about how virtual worlds are being used. As the month progresses, we’ll delve into some other cool-technologies like augmented reality and gaming, and talk about how they can be used in training and communication as well. As I implied with that analogy, a lot depends on what you are trying to accomplish, and even on your personality. Accenture also did a study on virtual worlds in training.

Remote Coaching for Results In Today’s Virtual World


As sales teams navigate the world of virtual selling, leaders seek new ways to get—and keep—their teams informed, motivated, and successful. Read on for four key takeaways from their discussion and some helpful ideas on how sales leaders can successfully coach in a virtual environment.

The cost of video learning vs. in-person courses

Your Training Edge

The answer is that it differs from person to person. In the past 30 years, as first televisions and now mobile devices and computers have grown around the world, learning by video has become one of the rapidly growing fields in education and training [1]. The benefits of telecommunication can never be denied, since it makes the communication cheaper, immediate and easier.

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Does Online Training Work?


They don’t have to travel to study and simply log in to the virtual campus from their office or home’s comfort zone. Users are allowed to log in around the clock, anywhere in the world. Why is online learning important in today’s world?

Fundamentals of Virtual Selling for Financial Services


In retrospect, the publication of his book highlighted the change from an analog to a digital world. Today, we’re experiencing a similar revolution—the transformation of in-person sales to virtual selling. It’s turned into a hybrid world.

Financial Services: How to Keep Business Flowing When You Can’t Meet In Person


The world has changed for financial services relationship managers and national accounts professionals since COVID-19. In a business that relies on relationships, it’s much harder to maintain those connections now that in-person meetings are on hold.

Six 3D Virtual World Facilitation Tips

Kapp Notes

Here are 6 things to keep in mind when facilitating a 3D virtual world class or discussion. Preparing for a class discussion in a 3D virtual immersive environment. People treat the 3D virtual space as an actual physical space. In the 3D virtual world maintain those same social distances to make the learners feel comfortable. Learn to work the various camera views within the virtual world. 3D worlds virtual immersive environment

9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

First posted on Linkedin) As the need for widespread social distancing increases, the need to move from traditional training to a virtual learning program is becoming more the norm. Below are 9 planning steps to take before running your next virtual learning program.

The Benefits of Virtual Mentoring


March 11, 2020, the day the World Health Organization announced a global pandemic, marked a new era for professional life as we knew it. As we move into a “new normal” of working from home, the value of communication is more important than ever. What is Virtual Mentoring?

Why and how to create successful Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) in the Workplace


By leveraging your personal learning network to get the information you need, you can become instantly productive. What is a Personal Learning Network (PLN)? The idea behind a Personal Learning Network has its roots in a learning theory, called the Theory of Connectivism, advanced by George Siemens back in 2005. Learning: The personal relationships forged above can then be leveraged for ongoing social learning in the workplace. Enter the personal learning network!

Second Summer 2011?Learning in 3D” class explores another virtual world

Kapp Notes

The software provided a great opportunity for students to see a professional virtual world and to explore how it functioned. We held the class in the VenueGen courtroom to experience how virtual environments could be used to ground learners in the actual context and we learned how the courtroom venue is being used for mock trials and even for lawyers discussing issues with clients in a familiar setting. They offer the person they want to hear their focus.

Allego Gives Veritas Technologies an Edge in a Hybrid World


As the pandemic continued, Miersen recognized that virtual selling and sales enablement are here to stay. He knew he had to find a way to leverage virtual selling and training tools to gain a competitive edge in a hybrid world.

Onboard New Employees Virtually


Effective online onboarding can also encourage virtual workers, which reduces office space costs and allows you to select top talent to increase productivity. This can be done in several ways, such as by telephone, e-mail or in person at the office. Simplify employee onboarding process.

10 Courses to improve your communication skills in the workplace

Ed App

Effective workplace communication is essential for almost every workplace process. Communication skills need to be learned and continuously updated, so we have 10 of the best communication skills courses for you today. Other communication courses from EdApp can be found here.

Virtual Performance Management —CoreAcademy


Performance management can be challenging in person and now that we live in a virtual world, it brings even more challenges but it is not impossible. Because of the physical distance, you need to increase and improve communication, give even more clarity and show compassion. 6 Best Practices For Virtual Performance Management. While conducting the conversation, make sure to allow for small talk to help your employees relax and use video for personal interaction.

Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning? Charles Jennings hits the nail on the head when he says: We are moving to the world of the sons of Socrates, where dialogue and guidance are key competencies. Our world is becoming so complex, so quickly that it requires us to learn in a new way.

8 Essential Elements of Virtual Sales Training


Sales productivity has never been more important, yet sales teams today face tougher obstacles than ever as the current crisis makes most in-person interactions impossible. Almost every B2B company’s products and services are now being sold virtually.

15 Best Virtual Selling Blog Posts


Nurturing prospects and closing deals when you can’t meet in person is the new normal for sellers in most industries. Virtual selling is the only way to overcome the factors that are causing companies to freeze or shrink their budgets. Are You Ready For Virtual Selling?

Communication in the time of COVID: tips for effectively engaging with employees

CLO Magazine

Consider corporate employees, food suppliers, teachers, small business owners and more who need to remain open but are used to relying on in-person contact. They have had to adapt immediately, many without a playbook or training, to work in a remote or virtual setting.

6 Ways to Help Universities Create a Virtual Learning Environment

Hurix Digital

In today’s pandemic-hit world, virtual learning environments (VLEs) are irreversibly shaping the way of learning and teaching at universities. What is a virtual learning environment? 6 ways universities can create a meaningful virtual learning environment.

Imagined worlds

Learning with e's

One of the new skills that teachers will need to master in the future will be the ability to manage virtual learning spaces. The use of web based resources and networked computers enable students to enter worlds previously inaccessible, allowing them to explore within that imagined world we call 'cyberspace'. Such imagined worlds can also be very flexible, in that they represent spaces where the student is not constrained by the traditional boundaries of space and place.

Virtual Reality Training: Pros and Cons

Roundtable Learning

What is Virtual Reality? Through a VR headset , learners enter a virtual world created with video or through a fully simulated environment. VR is a more immersive technology than AR , as it takes away your view of the real-world and any distractions in it.

Effective Virtual Hiring: What is the Future of Work

simpleshow video maker

I.e., in the virtual world, amidst the raging COVID 19 pandemic. This is the part where a well-rounded virtual hiring strategy comes to the fore. These days it might be unsafe to have face-to-face interviews in many places of the world including Germany and the US.

How to Know if Your Team is Ready for Virtual Selling


Your company may have pivoted to virtual selling overnight this spring, but now you realize that working and closing deals when you can’t be there in person is the new normal. You communicate, collaborate, and connect with prospects via desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone.

Why you should adopt Virtual Reality in Education Industry?


Education instills discipline, uplift confidence, and shape a person into a proficient being. With technology flying high, education is reached and delivered to every corner of the world. Today, Virtual Reality , immersive technology has stolen the modern generation.