Three Ways to Integrate Off-The-Shelf Content Into Your Existing Training

Litmos

Most of us don’t; textbook companies have been developing curricula for decades, rounding up subject matter experts to write textbooks, creating engaging lessons, and putting together graphics that your classroom teacher — or even your school district — would not have the time or resources to put together. It was your teacher’s job to integrate the textbook into her existing lesson plan, using a pre-made resource to back up the other materials she was using in class.

9 Reasons Why Custom eLearning Solutions Are Better Than Off-the-Shelf Courses

Hurix Digital

Search the Internet and you will find more than 500 results for companies selling off-the-shelf eLearning courses with the sales pitch: buy our pre-packaged courses, plug them into your LMS, and benefit from the training. It may seem that you have a perfect solution for your eLearning requirements, but keep in mind that when it comes to learning and development, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for organizations.

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Instructional Story Design: Book Review

Experiencing eLearning

Rance Greene’s new book, Instructional Story Design: Develop Stories that Train , provides a systematic process for creating stories for training. Even if you don’t consider yourself a storyteller, you can create stories to support learning with this book. The best stories show rather than tell. Dayna, an instructional designer, must incorporate a story into compliance training. The craft of writing stories. Buy the book.

Create Motivating Compliance Training

Experiencing eLearning

In a previous post, I explained how starting compliance training with a worst-case scenario can engage learners right from the start. Setting the course up with a scenario helps learners understand why the policies matter. Typical compliance training: Push.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. the learning. experience PA G E 2 2 Design—the. If you’ve ever been in the middle of a curriculum. learning curriculum will develop and nurture. outcome with the most effective and efficient set. the goal.

5 Types of Learning Content You Should Buy Off the Shelf

Litmos

A successful workplace training program should have custom-created content. You may have to develop training modules around the tools your employees use, the products or services you sell, and your specific company policies. But that doesn’t mean you need to design your entire training program from scratch. Certain things you can — and should — be buying off the shelf. . Building training modules is time-consuming and expensive.

Converting In-person Training to Online Training

Litmos

The surge in remote work this year has meant that many companies have had to reevaluate their L&D programs. Despite the rise of online training , most companies prefer in-person training sessions. With many people working from home — the U.S.

Online Cyber Security course.

eLamb

Last week eLamb was a recipient of a Cyber Security scam, fortunately for us our team have completed our eLearning Cyber Security course. The email was addressed to the team member by name and was very short. “I If the email was replied to, then. the scammer would know the employee has fallen for the trap and would reply with instructions to. purchase a gift card for a popular online service such as Amazon, iTunes, Microsoft Store, etc.

Section 508 Compliance Elearning – Articulate Storyline 360

Swift eLearning Services

An LMS can eliminate all sorts of complexities that faced during the traditional classroom method learning.

Make Learners Care about Compliance Training

Experiencing eLearning

Compliance training is a common use for elearning. All those policies and regulations that affect our businesses need to be trained. Unfortunately, compliance training is often just a content dump with a narrator basically reading the policy, followed by some multiple choice questions to see if learners remember what they heard 5 minutes earlier. What if you could create compliance training that learners actually wanted to complete?

Why the Best Instructional Designers Make Regular Course Updates

CourseArc

Unlike traditional academic settings, where students often use the same standardized text year after year, the ever-changing world of digital learning means online students will quickly become disengaged from courses they see as outdated or irrelevant. As such, students have high expectations of the timeliness, practicality, and relevance of their eLearning courses, which (in theory) can be updated in real-time.

Should Instructional Designers “Teach to the Test”?

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a lot of angst these days in the education field about “teaching to the test.” A growing bandwagon of people are saying that they want to help people learn to problem-solve and do critical thinking… and not just memorize facts. In the corporate world, people really do need to recall facts to do their jobs well. This is needed both to satisfy OSHA regulations and as a way to protect the employee and business. What’s the risk?

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How to Develop a Strategic Plan for Compliance Training

Dashe & Thomson

If you’ve read our other blogs on this topic , you know that elements of a good compliance training strategy include tailored training, well-defined goals, focused instructional design, and predetermined metrics. It should also provide comprehensive communication and ongoing refresher training. While these are essential elements of any training program’s strategy, they alone do not constitute a compliance training strategy.

Instructional Design is Not Dead!

Learning Rebels

Despite rumors to the contrary, Instructional Design is not dead. . You may have noticed the many articles and blog posts stating that instructional design is dead, and by extension, so is the role of Instructional Designer. I even saw this tweet the other day (in part)…”When will instructional designers get their heads out of their asses and understand that their roles are dying out.” Now, the range has opened.

4 Reasons to Use an LMS for Employee Compliance Training

Your Training Edge

While any compliance training is essential for the success of your company, especially when penetrating markets abroad, it is also quite hard on the employees. It usually requires employees to sit down for a couple of hours at a time, go through big chunks of text, and ingest all the important data. And with compliance training, all data is important. This has resulted in the rapid growth of the LMS industry. Learning material.

How to Offer CPE & Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

Online courses offer the most economical and accessible option of learning. The ability to offer CPE/CPD courses online is a positive change leading to the evolution of a company’s elearning capacity. This gives a whole new identity to the profile of every online instructor who wants to provide their students with that bit of extra reward and professional accreditation that aims to complement their career. Security training.

Selling Storytelling in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

I got a call from a prospective client looking to hire an instructional designer. “Well, I have a classroom training program I’d like to convert to online. Our company has added a ton of specifics about this to our employee handbook, so it’s important everyone’s aware of the new policy. We’ve already got the slides built, so it just needs to be converted to an online format. Everything’s all in the text on the slides.”

My Journey from Instructional Design to Learning Experience Design

Infopro Learning

Recently, InfoPro Learning acquired another learning company with a substantial amount of content for leadership and organizational development. Little did I know at the time that that content would involve me and ultimately change the way I look at my job. How about transforming this new content into a blended learning program?” But then, the bell of “learning experience” kept ringing. The burning question was what is “learning experience”?

THE DUMMIES GUIDE TO DEVELOPING ONLINE LEARNING

Spark Your Interest

Has your organization reached a size or stage where you’re struggling to keep up with the training demands? Then developing online learning or an e-learning course might be your solution. And how do you know that developing online learning is the right solution for you? Our Dummies Guide to Developing Online Learning starts with what is e-learning. Then it explains the advantages of online learning.

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Developing Online Programs Efficiently and Effectively

CourseArc

We are facing unprecedented challenges with the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As entire departments and schools migrate to virtual classes, there is an increasing demand for online learning and working. At CourseArc, we excel in developing tools so that online learning is a seamless extension of face-to-face programming. Many of our clients are champions of high-quality online learning and are already creating and deploying content for their learners.

Healthcare Compliance Training: Unlike Other Compliance Training

42 Design Square

It would not be unfair to say that but for the binding legal mandates, most industries would ungrudgingly continue without compliance training. But, can the healthcare industry have that luxury? The Healthcare industry was quick to adapt to elearning, to move from paper-based classroom training to LMS-driven compliance tracking. But, are we spending too much time and money just checking the box?

Motivating Learners to Look Up Compliance Policies Themselves

Experiencing eLearning

In my last post, I explained how starting compliance training with a worst-case scenario can engage learners right from the start. Setting the course up with a scenario helps learners understand why the policies matter. In this post, I’ll explain a technique for keeping learners engaged throughout the course. Let’s say you’re creating training for managers on providing reasonable accommodations for disabilities.

Instructional design: from “packaging” to “scaffolding”

Jane Hart

In my recent posts, The changing role of L&D: from “packaging” to “scaffolding” plus “social capability building” and Towards the Connected L&D Department I wrote about the need to move from a focus on “packaging” training to “scaffolding” learning, and I said I would talk more about what “scaffolding” looks like. This may help the learner immediately, but it hinders the learning process.

The point of compliance

E-Learning Provocateur

To avoid the fine… right? I really wish I embedded this video into Take the law out of compliance training , but I didn’t. compliance motivation corporate instructional design legislation meaning PCI regulation regulatory risk management Sussex Safer Roads training Why do we wear seat belts? So here it is now.

3 Instructional Strategies to Fight Boredom in Compliance Courses

CommLab India

To ensure employees comply with these guidelines, organizations invest thousands of dollars in online compliance training. However, most often than not, these online compliance training courses turn out to be boring as they contain too much legal information with complex jargon. Also, they are mostly page turners as shown in the cartoon with no interactivities. But, when training is vital, organizations cannot let boredom kill it.

5 Essential Components of Interactive Instructional Feedback

42 Design Square

The instructional value of any interactive learning experience lies in the feedback provided. This post lists the five components that go into crafting the best instructional feedback. EVALUATION OF LEARNER’S RESPONSE: Any graded quiz allows you to immediately inform the learners on the correctness or incorrectness of their response. Evidence links the immediateness of feedback to better learning outcomes.

Compliance Simplified: Using Creative Instructional Design Approaches

EI Design

I am a strong advocate of using Creative Instructional Design approaches, particularly for Compliance initiatives. As I see it, given the significance of the Compliance mandate, there should be a higher focus on using approaches that appeal to the learners, impart learning that will stick, and finally, ensure that this learning indeed gets applied at work. As you would note, the course reflects a typical Compliance need.

The What, Why & How Behind Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

For every business to be able to operate legally, it needs to have some sort of compliance. This makes corporate compliance a must-have for all organizations. Without a corporate or regulatory compliance framework in place, an organization is unprotected and in danger of getting a financial penalty, a lawsuit, or even a dissolution at any given time. We have seen this happening with GDPR and the changing rules it brought on cybersecurity. What is Compliance Training?

Compliance Simplified: Using Creative Instructional Design Approaches To Instill The Spirit Of “Why Comply”

Adobe Captivate

Compliance” is a buzzword used by governments, regulators, and employers for the process of following rules. Compliance rules are in place either to protect business and markets, or to protect individuals by guiding them on how to follow regulations. Therefore, the challenge shifts to identifying what more must be done to ensure that the employers and the employees do comply with regulations. Compliance Simplified Example 1: Respect in the workplace.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

For some instructional designers the accessibility standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act can become a source of confusion, frustration, and anxiety during eLearning course design. If web accessibility issues for disabled users aren’t accounted for and addressed at the outset of the design process, the back end of a project can morph into an imposing labyrinth of alt-text, tabbing, transcript, and template color contrast nightmares.

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Instructional Designer’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions

Association eLearning

That got me thinking about the pass/fail rate of this annual ritual. Since motivation and behavior change are part of instructional design, I thought it would be fun to take a look at where people go wrong and how you can increase your chance of success. This is the Instructional Designer’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions. They get treated as mandatory , like compliance training. They ignore the big picture. This is the “How” to your goal’s “What.”

Types of Microlearning: Making the Most of Short, Focused Bursts of Instruction

Tesseract Learning

Organizations large and small face the difficult task of continually ensuring their employees are up-to-date on the latest compliance training, the various aspects of their products and services and are encouraging an ethical and positive corporate culture.

The Safety & Compliance Lookbook (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

Safety & compliance training is required by law, but it can have a greater purpose besides simply meeting a requirement. Or what if a vial of contaminated blood is dropped in the lab? In both of these situations, employees will need to know the proper process to follow and start following it almost immediately. Effective training can help employees protect themselves—and it also protects the organization from harm. The possibilities are endless.

How to Offer CPE Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

Online courses offer the most economical and accessible option of learning. The ability to offer CPE/CPD courses online is a positive change leading to the evolution of a company’s elearning capacity. This gives a whole new identity to the profile of every online instructor who wants to provide their students with that bit of extra reward and professional accreditation that aims to complement their career. Security training.

Can compliance training actually be fun?

Raptivity

No one EVER looks forward to compliance training sessions. The reason people attend compliance training sessions is same as the reason six-year-olds brush their teeth every morning. Compliance trainings are somewhat tricky to administer because they are not about sharing information or teaching a new skill. Instead, compliance training is usually about influencing employees to alter their behaviour favourably. Let’s face it.

The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual

Rob Hubbard

This year, I had the great privilege, in my position as Chair of the eLN, to have edited and co-authored the eLN’s first ever book, The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual, published by Wiley. The book features contributions from world leading experts in all aspects of elearning and was a fantastic excuse to work with people whom I respect enormously. and social learning. Getting the Business on Board - Laura Overton.

Compliance Simplified: Using Creative Instructional Design Approaches

Learning Wire

I am a strong advocate of using Creative Instructional Design approaches, particularly for Compliance initiatives. As I see it, given the significance of the Compliance mandate, there should be a higher focus on using approaches that appeal to the learners, impart learning that will stick, and finally ensure that this learning indeed gets applied at work. As you would note, the course reflects a typical Compliance need.