How to handle the handoff conversation

Making Change

Here's a quick slideshow with ideas for things you could say -- and not say. Do your clients expect you to create training on demand? By changing how you talk to them, you can steer them away from an information dump and help them solve the real problem.

7 Ideas for Running a Virtual E-Learning Event

LearnDash

Here are seven ideas for virtual e-learning events—which one fits your course? Lead a language session for conversation practice. It’s also possible to create language sessions for more than just conversation practice.

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6 Ideas for Leading a Language Tutoring Session

LearnDash

Here are six ideas to provide value during the lessons and help your learners achieve their goals. Informal conversation practice. With these kinds of lessons, you let the learner set the agenda so that they can focus the conversation on whatever they’re most interested in learning.

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How Come Nobody Here Has Any Good Ideas?

The Simple Shift

When leaders are flippant towards organizational social technology, they’re dismissing social activity; things like sharing, conversation, community, and collaboration. Yesterday I gave a presentation on Building a More Collaborative Organization. Afterward, I reflected a bit on the message and methods I shared and came to another realization.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Conversely, a health. These are just a few quick ideas that can visually. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool?

3 steps to improving conversational capacity

CLO Magazine

We participate in conversations all the time. Our company recently teamed up with Craig Weber, an expert in the field of Conversational Capacity®, a discipline that teaches people to find the “sweet spot,” where candor and honesty are balanced with curiosity and open-mindedness.

Boost Innovation through Employee Idea Harvesting

Nvolve

Employees are one of the best sources for ideas and innovation on process improvements. However, despite being full of ideas many employees find that they do not have the capability to express them within their company. Create a Place for Ideas.

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50 ideas to change L & D

Jane Hart

Yesterday I read a post on TeachThought called 50 crazy ideas to change education and I tweeted it. Andrew Jacobs was on Twitter and he responded and the following conversation ensued: @C4LPT @TeachThought Was just reading that…inspiring me to think of similar for L&D. The smell of change is in the air!

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10 eLearning Game Ideas for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Here are 10 simple eLearning game ideas that even non-programmer eLearning Designers can implement into their course design: Put Some Skin in the Game: Before the learner does anything, tell them what they’re about to do and ask them to “lock in” a guess as to how many they think they can identify, answer, pass, spot, etc. Conversely, if you fail to block a punch your life force goes down. These ideas and many other gaming strategies are up for grabs.

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Quip: conversations

Clark Quinn

Conversations are the engine of business. How many problems are solved by saying “go talk to <so-and-so>&# , or ideas sparked by conversations around the water cooler? How many times has a chance conversation ended up leading to a new product, service, acquisition, or more? The conversations can be of many types: with co-workers, managers, subordinates, customers, stakeholders. The important work is done in conversations.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

assessments, or any initial ideas for the solution. Conversely, if you choose. conversation. some initial ideas or hypotheses regarding the solution. Giving them an opportunity to share ideas puts you in a. better position to either integrate those ideas (assuming.

14 Badge Ideas to Engage and Motivate Learners

LearnDash

Top Audible badge ideas for online education: Daily Dipper: Listening for consecutive days. Looking around, here are a few more ideas that could work for online learners: Badges to encourage forum use: Conversationalist: For being active in the discussion forum. Discussion Leader: For starting a conversation topic. The post 14 Badge Ideas to Engage and Motivate Learners appeared first on LearnDash.

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How to Increase Conversion Rates with Video

3Play Media

It might be hard to believe that something as simple as adding video to your landing pages can increase conversions by 80% or more – but it really shouldn’t come as a shock. . How to Increase Conversion Rates With Video. Measure Existing On-Page Conversion Rate and Set Goals.

Conversation with Jane Bozarth

Kapp Notes

And often facilitates the twitter chat of learning professionals #lrnchat Here is some of our latest conversational snippets. For instance, I’ve just recently started doing a workshop on using Pinterest for learning and most attendees seem genuinely surprised by ideas like using images to build a virtual tour of the workplace for potential new hires. Learn to have conversations in which you can offer better alternatives with the promise of solving that problem for them.

Creating A High Conversion Sales Funnel Using Video

mysimpleshow

As a result, improving sales funnel conversions can result in a big boost to your company growth. Keeping leads engaged throughout the sales funnel is therefore vital to increasing your conversions. Conclusion Strong use of video can greatly improve the conversion rate of your sales funnel, provided you match the video content you create to the right stage of the funnel. The post Creating A High Conversion Sales Funnel Using Video appeared first on mysimpleshow.

Spring into Fresh Ideas and Inspired Content

Reflection Software

After many conversations with co-workers and family members, I realized that while our new “normal” is pretty different, there is still a great opportunity to reflect upon and freshen up our personal spaces as well as our professional lives. Over here in the Midwest, Spring brings us the excitement of warmer days and more sunshine. This year, as we transition into a new season typically marked by renewing and refreshing our lives, our situation is a bit different.

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Speak Up with Lectora Conversational Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

As acclaimed journalist and science fiction writer Cory Doctorow once said, “Conversation is king.” ” Even though we’ve taken his words in a slightly different direction, we’d like to think that by that logic, our conversational scenarios have at least a little bit of royal blood in them. Today, we’re featuring a few conversational scenario templates for Lectora that are sure to give voice to your training topics.

PowerPoint: Measurement Conversion

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If this is for a one-off project, it may be a good idea to go back into your settings when you're done and change them back to US measurements before you forget.  by AJ George.   I was recently asked if it was possible to change the measurement system in PowerPoint from inches to pixels. The answer is no. at least not from within PowerPoint. More on that later.) Simply put, you are stuck with PowerPoint's default measurement system, which is inches. 

A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Here is our conversation about learning technologies and her new partnership with Exult. We feel this trend will grow in the coming years and thus the idea of ExL was born to empower professionals to create engaging e-Learning courses. The other day I caught up with Stephanie Nadda. Stephanie is a consultant based in Chicago who has worked with large organizations like W.W. Grainger, Walgreens, the NCAA, the College of American Pathologists, Ace Hardware, Aon Hewitt, etc.

8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers. Instead of having a bunch of text from a conversation on the screen at the same time, go ahead and turn it into a progression. Just show one part of the conversation as a time and let it build. Example in Action: Use this to show how a conversation might play out. Let the user choose option A, B, and C to identify different ways to handle this conversation.

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How To Validate Your Course Idea

LearnDash

While I always enjoy seeing how people are using LearnDash for their online course programs, it’s quite clear that some ideas will likely experience more success than others. Validating Your Idea. There are many ways to go about validating your course idea, and you should explore all of these options. Given the industry of LearnDash and my experience within the elearning field in general, I have had the opportunity to come across a large variety of course offerings.

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A Conversation with Author Catherine Lombardozzi

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our conversation. In writing it, I wanted to share some ideas that have been useful to me in supporting learning in the digital age. ” Can you give us some ideas of the challenge of integrating these elements? The other day I caught up with Catherine Lombardozzi who is the principle behind the firm called Learning4Learning Professionals and author of a brand new book.

Global Conversations

ID Reflections

Blogging is no longer what it used to be--outpourings of an individual's thoughts and ideas. Today, even as a very sporadic blogger, I feel the hum of "conversation". Globally spread conversations are taking place--not in real time, true but making up for that in quality, thoughtfulness and depth of research and response, the willingness to share knowledge. To be honest, a somewhat narcissistic activity.

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10+ Gift Ideas You Need to Ask For This Year

TechSmith Camtasia

The TechSmith team are sharing their top tech gifts, as well as their tips and ideas for communicating more successfully online. I can hear conversations when we’re in the office, I can hear others talking and I can still jump into conversations.”.

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A Conversation with John Deligiannis of mLevel

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a great conversation with John Deligiannis. Coming back to the idea of fewer hours in the classroom, we’ve also seen lots of our customers reducing the duration of instructor-led learning by taking some of that knowledge-based content and putting it into an mLevel mission. John has been in the L&D space for his entire career, and joined a company called mLevel almost 2 years ago now.

A Conversation with Steven Just

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our conversation. When I first started in the field, the idea of using computers to teach people was considered somewhat heretical. I remember the conversation I had with my first thesis advisor. The other day I had a chance to catch up with my friend Steven Just, he and I met years and years ago and have both worked in the learning industry for a while.

A Conversation with Cammy Bean

Kapp Notes

It’s OK—and actually a good idea—to tell your subject matter expert that his 100 slide PowerPoint deck crammed full of text bullets really isn’t going to make an effective eLearning experience. Bean: The high point…definitely having Justin Brusino at ATD say “yeah, this is a great idea for a book!”

A Conversation with Connie Malamed

Kapp Notes

Because visuals can be processed in parallel, they can reduce the effort required to understand concepts, theories and ideas. Third, I am hoping people can browse through the book for ideas and inspiration. There are well over 100 graphics throughout, and I’m hoping that the graphic examples and chapters in the last section will give readers ideas of how to approach all kinds of visuals, from icons to stories to graphs.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic. In a 3D virtual world, ill-structured problems can be solved under the principles of constructivism whereby humans generate knowledge and meaning from an interaction between their experiences and ideas. Danny is an educational entrepreneur.

A Conversation with Clark Quinn

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our enjoyable conversation. The learning organization where there is concrete awareness of how to work and learn effectively, it is modeled and fine tuned, and done in a culture where it’s safe to share, where new ideas are welcome, where diversity is valued, and perhaps most importantly where there’s time for reflection are key.

7 Innovative Ideas to Enhance Workforce Effectiveness

ProProfs

You can keep improving and tweak these ideas to ensure they suit your business culture and type. Try to think of having that conversation over email, phone, or even a web-based conference software like Zoom. Another good idea is to hold standing meetings because the evidence tells us that they boost employee engagement, improve group performance, and decrease territoriality.

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3 Flash to HTML5 eLearning Conversion Success Stories

CommLab India

Tired of listening to Flash to HTML5 conversion without getting any real idea of what it entails? Check our success stories of Flash to HTML5 conversion. eLearning Design Flash to HTML5

A Conversation with Doug Harward

Kapp Notes

For many years, we’ve been caught up in the idea that the training we provide should be focused on the learners needs. I found a few years ago, and in all due respect to all of them, many industry consultants and analysts have been addressing ideas on how to improve training, but lacked sufficient data or research to support the many assertions which led us to believe what they were telling was correct. The other day I had a chance to ask Doug Harward a few questions.

3 powerful ideas you should steal from marketing

Making Change

” It’s not the budget, it’s the ideas. We want them to encrypt emails, use the 5-step Difficult Conversations model, stop standing on chairs to reach high shelves… Marketing has tested a bajillion ways to get people to act, and we should steal the good ones. I’m suggesting you look at the larger picture, such as the three ideas listed above that separate lively marketing from conventional training. What ideas can we steal from marketing?

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A Conversation with Joshua Millage

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our conversation. However, the space as a whole needs fresh thinkers, ideas, and tools. The other day I had a chance to catch up with educational entrepreneur Joshua Millage, he is passionate about learning and is cofounder of LifterLMS. Kapp: What is LifterLMS.

TLDC18 – New Conference Idea Hits the Target

Learningtogo

In that conference, I am also encouraged the have open conversations with my peers AND the presenter in the room during the session. What a pleasure to be part of the growing community of TLDC! My buddy and colleague SyberDesign did such a great job, I can’t think of anything else to say, so I’m reposting from his blog with his permission. syberdesign. It is a euphoric and sad feeling that rolls over me as I wake up the day after the TLDC18 conference.

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4 ideas you should steal from interactive fiction

Making Change

He can look impatient in meetings, glancing often at his watch, and when someone offers a new idea, he’s likely to point out problems with it. This approach could be useful for longer scenarios about negotiation, difficult conversations, leadership, and other complex issues. Here are a few fun stories from the wild world of interactive fiction. Try them out to see cool techniques you can steal for your training scenarios. Put the backstory in links.

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